Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937, May 01, 1901, Page 8, Image 8

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Consul Henry B. Miller Writes Con-
cernlng an Industry That Would
Be Profitable Here.
Powder Has Supplanted HbbhiI
Labor in RemoTlng Stamps.
"Farmers -who have considerable lano
clearlns t odo in Oregon and Washington,
have largely discarded the old method
of digging stumps out by hand, and now
blow them out with powder. The blast
ing process Is quicker and cheaper, as
25 to 50 rts worth of powder will throw
a sood-slzed stump Into the air and at the
same time split It into splinters, so that
to Chicago. The difference in cost of pro- Tit can be easily burned. In the old way,
J. W. Bailey, State Dairy and Food
Commissioner, Is trying to secure a con
densed milk factory for Portland. This
Is the outlook in a nutshell: Portland
buys from 35 to 50 carloads of condensed
milk every year from the East. It can be
made here cheaper than it can be boughf.
auction is so largely In Portland's favor
set apart each year as an Improvement
and BSTTerment fund, and the man who
fails to give heed to the call of the
association, after once being made ac
quainted with Its merits, makes so grave
an error as to reflect upon the soundness
of his business Judgment."
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that Orepon-madc condensed milk could 1 around the stump, and as a man's time is
be eold In Chicago at a handsome profit
after paying transportation.
But the Pacific Coast would furnish a
large market in. Itself, and with the Ori
ental market, which can easily be reached,
the field is ample for all that Oregon can
produce for some years to come. On
the n-bject cf trade in this article with
China, Mr. Bailey yesterday received the
following letter from Henry B. Miller,
Consul at Ching King, but temporarily at
Shanghai: -,
Shanghai, China, March 9 In accordance
with your request, I have made further Inves
tigation concerning the prospects for an .In
crease In the condensed milk trade of China.
Z find that considerable of the condensed
milk coming to China Is used by the Chinese,
and dealers inform me that the consumption
is rapidly growing, and they believe that It
will reach immense proportions. It Is now
carried In stock by Chinese dealers far Into
the Interior, -as well as by those in the treaty
The Easle brand ems to be most In de
mand amongst the Chinese. They prefer the
sweetened -variety. "Very little condensed
cream is used by the natives.
The trade In condensed milk in China must
be looked after from two standpoints the de
mand of the foreigners and that of the na
tives. The natives do not care for any but the
sweetened varieties. Fancy colored labels on
the cans (of flowers and figures) will add to
the attractiveness and increase the sales.
In the matter of character of labels, it
should be noted that the Chinese admire flow
ers, birds, fishes, animals, human figures and
scenery. A farm scene with cows and calves
pleases them greatly. It would also be a good
idea- to have Chinese characters for milk on
the labels.
Much success has been met with In Increas
ing sales o foreign things In China by Judi
cious adv ertlsing.
Certain kinds of pictures are very attract
ive to the Chinese, and many of our common
advertisements are hung up In their houses as
works of art. A proper use of Chinese writing
on these advertisements -Rill make them ery
effectlv e.
It Is not an uncommon thing to see common
foreign advertisements peddled about the streets
for sale. The fentlment that exists amongst the
Chinese In favor of the use of milk offers a
good field for lncreaslns the sales of Ameri
can condensed milk by Judicious advertising.
Pictures constitute the best method of ad
vertising amongst the Chinese One of the
important Influences in causing the Increased
consumption- of condensed milk In China Is
the sentiment that the Chinese have regarding
It. They class milk with glnslng In its powers
to revive youthful characteristics to old age.
At the beginning of "Winter milk Is much
sought after, as It is considered very stimu
lating and fattening. It is used mainly during
the "Winter months, and as Spring advances
Its use Is lessened, and in Summer time it Is
In the interior of China cows' milk and
goats' milk are sold during the Winter months
for 800 cash, or one Mexican dollar, per
month for a dallj allowance of a pint. It is
very poor stuff, and generally watered and
adulterated to the utmost.
The Chinese are learning to use condensed
milk for baby food, and as this use is ex
tended, as it no doubt will be, the consump
tion will show a marked Improvement.
As a matter of advertisement of condensed
milk to the Chinese, I would suggest two
lines, one Indicating its virtues as baby food,
a picture of a child at a mother's breast, and
the other thought would be Its value In giv
ing sleekness and youthful vigor to old age.
These advertisements should be prepared by
a compentent Chinese scholar. A novice or
poor scholar would be certain to get the char
acters of such form as to either make them
offenslv e or to conv ey a different meaning from
that Intended.
I Inclose jou the characters that signify con
densed milk and those indicating the effect
of its use, viz , giving J outhf ul qualities to
old age.
There Is a very -small amount of milk used
In China in proportion to the population It is
one of the luxuries, and not many of the great
mass of population are able to buy It.
The use of milk by the Chinese being con
fined almost entirely to the "Winter season,
naturally prevents the development of dairy
industries, and seems to Insure a permanent
and growing market for condensed milk as
fast as it is Introduced to the use and atten
tion of the millions of China.
a man m!gb spend several days digging
worth more than It used to be, this same
stump might easily cost $5 or $6 to. dis
lodge. -A farmer In speaking on the subject
yesterday, said one man could blow out
50 J to 100 stumps a day, by the aid of
modern explosives. He did not favor a
heavy charge under a stump, but pre-
Coraralttees Created to-Outline the
Wcrk-and Report. Rales of
A meeting of the Board of Charter Oom
m!ssIoners,was held, pursuant to the' call
of Mayor Rowe, at 2 P. M. yesterday, in
the Council Chamber of the City Hall.
Temporary organization was effected and
committees were created to formulate a
plan for a charter, and provide rules and
.regulations or the meetings of the board.
The meeting was called to order by Mayor
Rowe, who moved that," A. L. Mills -be
elected temporary chairman. The motion
carried and Mr. Mills took the -seat.
On motion of J. N. Teal, H. W. Hogue
was elected temporary secretary.
The chairman directed the secretary to
call the roll. Of the 33 commissioners, 25
answered to their names as .follows: Fred
V. Holman, Tyler "Woodward, H. S. Rowe,
able, at any reasonable distance, and the
xalse.d letter would make the sign still
useful after the paint had disappeared.
There would, however, be no excuse for
such a condition since -renewals of the
,paint'M:ould be made without a chance
for .mistakes, by the cheapest possible la
bor. v
" "There are probably a half dozen foun
dries In the city whose owners might be
TvIIIIng to do their share of this work at
costr-1f permitted to run It In to suit
their convenience It is the writer's Im
pression -that this would bring the cost
downto about 0 cents, and as It evidently
would not "be necessary to make a clean
sweep of. all the signs now In place, the
Immediate expense to the city would not
beexcessive. WM. H. CORBETT.
ferre4 one that would simply jar the T. C. Devlin. J. A. Strowbridge, E. C
Portlanders ."Will Make Use ox Their
Homestead Rights.
The demand for timber land Is moving
a number of Portland citizens to make
use of their homestead rights and quite
a number will take up quarter sections
m Summer. "Vacant quarters are not so
l umtrour as they were two years ago,
and those desiring to obtain timber land
froia the Government will have to go
into the remote parts of Southern Ore-
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Joe Teal
It la-Near the Site for the-Woolen
" Mill Sab-Board of Trade "Will
Take Action.
J. M. Nlckum, a property-owner and res
ident of Sellwood, has offered to donate
a site for the proposed stove manufac
turing plant oa Johnson Creek at Wllls
burg. He will give the large building
which stands on the ground for the use
of the factory. Last evening the parties
Interested in the plant went to Sellwood
with D. M. Donaugh, J. M. Nlckum and
other members of the Sellwood Sub-
Board of Trade, and were shown the site.
They seemed pleased with the location.
The ground Is a short distance north of
the site donated by Richard Scott for
the Portland woolen mill, and Is near the
main line of the Southern Pacific. Mr.
Donaugh said last evening that the de
tails connected with the stove factory
enterprise would be set before the Sub
Board of Trade at Its meeting Friday
night, in Campbell's Hall. Assurances are
given Mr. Donaugh that the site donated
by Mr. Scott for the woolen mill will
be accepted, and he considers It reasona
bly sure that the mill will be built at
Sellwood. A. N. Wills, of WIHsburg, said
yesterday that an effort will be made
to secure a fruit cannery-. Some one will,
no doubt, donate a site for this purpose.
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A- L..MILL5.
in the -throe:
loose earth away from the roots and leave
them, open for fire to reach them. In
this way the stumps could be reduced to
ashes where it grew and no teams would
be necessary to haul the long roots away.
"Very few accidents have thus far oc
curred in the process of stump blasting,
as farmers are practical men, who realize
the danger of explosives, .and if a man
doesn't exactly understand how to go
about the business, he calls on his neigh
bor, a short distance away, who does.
Thus, even the primitive vocation of a
land clearer has kept pace with the world
In labor-saving methods, and an acre of
woods can be cleared cheaper by blasting
than under the old system of contracting
the work to Chinese.
Oregon Clny Modeler Tells Some of
the Secrets of the Art.
Y. M. C. A. FUND.
One Month to Raise the Remaining
The Cleveland, O., papers tell of the
raising of a debt of $114,3S2 on their Young
Men's Christian Association building in
SO days. The Cleveland Leader speaks
of the movement in these words: "All
debt-clearing records for Cleveland have
been broken by the Young Men's Chris
tian Association. Thirty days ago the
indebtedness of the association was $114,
3S2 It, and today the association has a
surplus of $7 40. The finance committee
had 30 days in which to collect subscrip
tions. A. coterie of gentlemen well known
in business and philanthropic circles bent
their energies to the task before them
with a determination that swept away
all obstacles and which resulted in free
ing the association from debt for the
first time in seeral years."
In New York City the association has
recently paid off all the debts on all Its
branches, amounting to $300,000, giving the
organization 52,000,000 worth of unincum
bered association buildings In NewYork
City alone.
The local association Is making an ef
fort to raise $45,000 to pay the debt on the
Portland building, and make greatly need
ed additions and improvements. The only
way -that this can now be accomplished
Is for the public-spirited citizens to come
forward and subscribe the remaining $15,
500 needed. This must be pledged be
fore June 1 or all the subscriptions given
so far, amounting to $29,500, will be void.
Several years ago W. S. Ladd offered
the Portland association the quarter block
where Olds, Worrman & King's store
stands, on condition that $73,000 be pledged
to erect an appropriate building, and the
undertaking fell through because the last
$12,000 could not be secured. If the pres
ent effort Is successful, the association
will have a $90,000 down-town property
entirely out of debt, with a three-story
pressed brick building 100 feet square, pro
viding a good equipment for present
needs of the association with its 100
members, 330 men in educational classes
and 650 using the gymnasium. It Is esti
mated that the present building is used
to a greater or less extent by over 3000
James H. Eckels, the president of the
Chicago association, who visited Portland
with the Chicago party of business men,
said these striking words a short time ago
in an anniversary address:
"The appeal which the Young Men's
Christian Assoclaition from time to time
makes to business men Is not and ought
not to be regarded as ar appeal for
charity. It is. Instead, the asking of an
expenditure on the part of those to whom
the request Is addressed as legitimate to
the furtherance of their business enter
prises as that which is Incurred for po
lice or fire Insurance or any other lay
out which has regard for the protection
and preservation of their property Inter
ests. It is as essentially legitimate, and
yield;, as much In return, as the very
money paid to the employe himself. In
short, It Is a sum which ought to be
SILVERTON, Or., April 29. (To the
Editor.) Allow me to acknowledge the
kindly write-up of myself which appeared
in the Daily Oregonian of Saturday, the
27th Inst, and while I duly appreciate
the favor of bringing my art before the
public, by Oregon's great newspaper, I
fear your reporter has done me honor
over much. At any rate, I feel It in
cumbent upon myself to modify some of
the statements therein, for they will place
me In a false position, which artists and
connossieurs will, readily see.
It is quite common for artists to make
busts from pictures, and especially for
Professsor French to do so.
The difficulty of getting satisfactory
results from photographs is when the
pictures are visibly contradictory, and
many of them are. The camera never
tels any lies; it gives the features and ex
pression as they were at the sitting, and
if a person wishes two, to look alike, he
must be in the same mood of mind and
feeling, and present the same cast of
features to the Instrument. It Is a com
mon experience that photos of every-day
acquaintances are sometimes barely rec
ognizable, and through no fault of the
artist, either, but because the sitter was
in an unusual frame of mind, and pre
sented corresponding cast of face.
"When different poses of such photos are
firesentedto the bust-maker to work from,
heji.-ftls trouble begins, and It Is a marvel
it success is acnieveu. ouui .a we ven
dition of the Monaghan pictures.
Please insert this explanation, and mucn
oblige, yours very respectfully.
Ex-Consul to "Valparaiso "Welcomed
at Ta.ylor-Street Church.
The informal reception to John '.
Caples, ex-Consul to Valparaiso, In the
Sunday-school room of the Ta lor-Street
Methodist Church last evening was the
occasion of the assembling of a large
number of that gentleman's friends. As
a prelude, the hymn "Blest Be the Tie
That Binds" was sung. Prayer and
thanks were offered for Mr. Caples safe
return after four years' absence in Chile.
Mr. Caples was warmly welcomed In a
neat speech by W. Y. Masters, who re
ferred to the guest of the evening as onei
of the oldest members of the Taylor-Street
Church, and one who has been a promi
nent figure In Its history and progress.
Mr. Caples thanked those present for the
manffestation of good will and referred
to his having traveled over 25,000 miles
since he left Portland, four years ago.
He spoke of the changes that took place
in the church membership while he was
absent from Portland, and paid tribute to
the worthy members who "were called
away from earth. He mentioned several
of them by name and dwelt with fervency
upon their lives and works.
"America" -was sung by the audience
and the reception ended with the serving
of refreshments.
Bronaugh, P. L. Willis, J. N. Teal, Paul
"Wessinger, SIg Frank, Sol Hirsch, F.-E.
Beach, H. W. Hogue, Dr. Harry Lane,
R. L. Glisan. W. E. Robertson, A. Ii.
Mills. H. "W. Scott,, Dr. A. J. Giesy, Dan
J. Malarkey. Isam "White, J. T. Mor
gan, W. F. Burrell, w,. M. Killlngsworth,
R. W.- Montague.
Absent C. E. S. "Wood, John F. O'Shea,
F. L. Zimmerman. John Montag, Henry
Fries, William M., Ladd, T. D. Honey
man and Ned E. Ayers 8.
Mr. Teal moved that the chairman be
authorized to appoint two committees of
seven members each, one to formulate a
plan for a charter, the other to prepare
rules and regulations to govern the meet
ings and the proceedings of the board.
"He said that In his opinion the laying of
foundations for the charter 'was the most
Important work the commission had to do,
and this might be facilitated by the ap
pointment of a committee to formulate a
Mr. .Holman moved to strike out of the
motion the committee to formulate a plan
for the charter. He said this was only a
temporary meeting and several of the
members were not present. He thought
any attempt to formulate a charter should
not be made until after permanent or
ganization had been effected.
Mr. Morgan, as a substitute for the
two previous motions, submitted the fol
lowing: "Resolved, that the meeting pro
ceed at once to an informal consideration
of the powers vested In us; second, to
decide what preliminary work, if any,
can be done previous to a permanent or
ganization; third, in what manner the said
preliminary work, if any, may be done.
He moved the adoption of the resolution.
There being no second to this motion
the chairman announced that a vote on
Mr. Holman's amendment was In order.
Mr. Montague asked If It was intended
for the proposed committee to formulate
a charter, or only the outline of one.
Mr. Teal said the Intention was for the
committee to formulate a general plan or
outline for a charter and to submit it
to the committee. This seemed to Him
'In the line of expediting the work of
the commission. If the commissioners do
not approve of the plan submitted they
'could reject it.
Chairman Mills asked the secretary to
read the law creating the board, which
was done.
Mr. Holman's motion to amend Mr.
Teal's motion by sticking out the com
mittee to formulate a plan for a charter
was then put and failed to carry.
Mr. Teal's original motion providing for
the appointment of two committees of
seven members each was then put and
The chairman asked for time to consider
his appointments and said he would make
them as soon as possible and notify the
A motion was made to adjourn, subject
to the call of the chair.
Mr. Holman opposed this and moved
that the meeting adjourn to a stated time.
Several favored this idea, and finally the
meeting adjourned till May 14. at 2 P. M.
gon. A hotel clerk who expects to use
ills homestead right, said yesterday: "I
sha!) g.t mj a quarter upon which there
Is 7,000 000 or 8,000,000 feet of good Oregon
fir. 1 can cbtain title by simply sleeping
on the place once In six months, while
thi Improvements I put on will not be
verj expensive. By and by I can sell my
quarter rction to a timbr syndicate for
$3000 and thus make quite a raise by a
1'ttle effort. I have already secured a
quarjer in Washington, under the Tim-
bp. Land aci, at an outlay of $100 and
I refused $3000 for It the other day."
William Rasmussen, a prominent lUm-.
,berman of La Crosse, Wis., who Is at the,j
imperial, preaictsa pig demand for Ore
gon lumber in the East within a few
years. "The pine of the Southern States,"
he 'said yesterday, "Is inferior to the Ore
gon fir and lasts only about two years,
when exposed to the weather. The pine
of Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota
will be pretty well exhausted within four
or five years, and then the East must
look to the Pacific Coast for its structural
Mr. Rasmussen is In Oregon with a
view to purchasing timber lands while
they are cheap.
Threw Hot "Water.
Mrs. M. Randolph, who lives on the sec
ond floor of the building, 390 East Oak
street, threw hot water on children who
were playing on the back porch. Some
of the water went on the face and Bhoul
ders of Grace Beach, and a little fell on
Althea Berry. There are two housekeep.
ing apartments on the second floor of
the building. The porch In the rear pro
jects over the slough, and is divided for
the use of the occupants. Mrs. Minnie
Barrett occupies the rooms at 392, on
the east, and Mrs. Randolph has the
west side rooms. The children of the
former were having a party and were
playing on their side of the porch, when,
they say, Mrs. Randolph came out with
a pan of hot water and threw it on thern
The children said they were playing on
their side of the porch when the water
was thrown. Grace Beach, who received
most of the water, said It burnt her se
verely, but the other child got only a
little sprinkling. Mrs. Barrett was very
indignant, and the matter will probably
get into the courts.
beffinnlag Monday, July x, will be conducted
la one of the rooms of the Portland Business
College, corner Park and Washington streets
It will be strictly a school of study, designed to
aid teachers to higher srades-ln the August ex.
iminAtian. Fall particulars on application.
The Portland Business College is open all the
year. Students may enter at any time, for
special branches or a regular coarse, and re
ceive individual or class instruction, as prefer
red. Call or send for catalogue. Learn what
and how we teach, and what it costs.
board or nraBCToxa
- t?V.laT. and "Wednesday nights. April 3
55 M5yo1., Special Bargain Matinee WSdnea.
v2L,.i ChM. H. Yai8.a Kaleidoscopic
Mechanical Spectacular Surprise.
,.. 'THE EVIL, EYE."
-SI 5X Price Entire lower floor, 51. Bat.
fffT Sf" ws, 75c; last O rows. 30c. Gal-tS?:2w-?y
and ,oses 7-30 Matinee
flit T"'r5oorVeJcceIlt ! 3 rows. 75o;
iS r . 5?0- Balcony, first 8 rows. 30c;
last 0 rows, 23c. Boxes and loeea S3.
Seats now selling. "jsai o.
Educational Meetings for Parents.
R P. Robinson, County School Super
intendent, is arranging an educational
gathering for Montivilla, to be held in
one of the churches next Friday even
ing, for the benefit of parents. The regu
lar Institute for teachers will take place
Saturday in the Montavilla schoolhouse,
but, as parents cannot attend during the
day, the evening educational meeting
will be held for their benefit, so they can
learn what is being done In the public
schools. An Interesting programme will
be given. Professor Robinson will make
an address, urging the necessity of close
sympathy and co-operatIon on the part of
parents toward the public schools, and
expla.ning some of the problems that
have to be met in educational work. He
has found these gatherings helpful, and
will continue them all over the county.
Chamber of Commerce Favors Con
tract for O. R. & N.
The trustees of the Chamber of Com
merce decided, at yesterday's meeting, to
take steps to have the Portland & Asiatic
Steamship Company awarded the contract
for carrying the United States mails be
tween Portland and Asia. This Is the
line which the O. R. & N. Co. has put
on the Pacific. It has three big ocean
greyhounds in Its fleet, and others will
be added as they are needed. The line
will cost the O. R. & N. Co. foOO.000 a
year. While there will be very little
money In the mall contract, Portland's
prestige will be increased if Its own steam
ship line carries the mail.
, A letter from the Merchants' Asso
ciation of Seattle asked co-operation, in
an effort to obtain night rates on tele
graphic service between Pacific Coast
and Eastern points, which do not have
this rate. The trustees Indorsed the pro
posal and President Hahn will appoint
a committee to take up the matter with
the telegraph companies.
County Hay and Potato Crop.
"Vernon A. Billion made an extended
tour In Eastern Multnomah County the
first o'f the week, to look over hay and
potato prospects. He reports the outlook
very encouraging. Lasl year's crop of
'hay, he aays, has been disposed of, and
only a few of the farmers have potatoes
on hand. Mr. Billion was-4n Plpasant
"Valley, Damascus, Gresham and nearly
to Pleasant Home, and everywhere he
ound the hay crop looking excellent. The
worms cut Into the clover somewhat, but
he does not think the damage Is very
extensive. He found the farmers happy
over the outlook. Theymade a substan
tial prQflt on th'eir hiy and potatoes last
season, and, with a still larger crop and
a good market for all they can raise in
prospect for this season, they feel very
Evangelical Conference.
The ministers of the Evangelical Asso
ciation of this state are gathering for the
annual conference, which will meet Fri
day morning in the First Church, East
Sixth and East Market streets. Last
night services were conducted by Rev. F.
Culver, of Jefferson. This evening the
junior preachers will have their examina
tions for admission. This evening serv
ices will be conducted by Rev. A. Wein
ert, of Seattle. Tomorrow will be Mis
sionary day, and the services will be un
der the directian of Rev. J. E. Smith, pre
siding elder for the district. Bishop S. C.
Breyfogel, who will preside over the con
ference, will arrive tomorrow evening.
ments will be made to them. The box
ing will remain the same, but woodwork
will be substituted for the driver's seat.
A contract was let yesterday to Donald
son & Turnbull for replanklng the 200 feet
in front of the Burkhard building, on
East Burnside street. The cost is about
$50 per lot. E. H. Virgil, Mrs. S. V.
Mutch and D. J. Malarkey have signified
their intention of having the portion
fronting their property replanked by pri
vate contract. Now that a start has been
made, it is expected that East Burnside.
street, from the bridge to Grand avenue;
will be replanked.
rr. W!sb has remove to rooms 2U. 212
and 213, The Falling, cor. 3d and Wash.
Marriage Incenses.
Theodore Deschner, 60; May C. Smith, 29.
Charles Johns, 33; Ida M. Roberto, 33.
H. H. Anders, 35, Cla'ckamas County;
Sadie Barnett, 25.
Birth Returns.
April 18, boy, to wife of .Walter 'Belt.
1010 Belmont street
April 21, boy, to wife of William Schen
del, Peninsula.
April 16, boy, to wife of Martini Smith,
703 Irving street.
April IS, girl, to wife of Rafael Mon
telly, 173 Water street.
. April 17, girl, to wife of Andrew A. Ag-
new, 610 East Eighth street.
April 27, girl, to wife of George Mc
Dowell, 228 Seventh street.
April 26, girl, to wife of Myor Marks,
705 Everett street.
April 2S, girl, to wife of Fred Jeller, 554
Davis street.
Real Estate Transfers.
Henry L. Coffin to Alma F. Morgan,
south 78 feet, 200x153, East Seventh
street, if extended, and Division
street, April 13 S1274
J. J. Evans and wife to J. H. Huddle
son, block 2. Riverdale; undivided
one-third of N. of SE. , section
36, T. 1 N., R. 4 E.; also undivided
one-third of lots 28. 29, block 7; lots
24, 25. 26, 27. 28 and 29. block 8; lots
3, 5, 6. 7. 8, 9, 10, 16. 17, 19. 20. 21, 22. 23,
24, 25, 26, 2f, 2S, block 9, Riverdale.
April 30 SCO
Everding & Farrell to J. J. Evans,
sarte. April 30 250
William T. Bryham Nicholson to Mal
colm McGregor, west half lots 5 and
6, block 10, Nicholson's Addition,
April 30 1 1150
Olive E. Hamlin and husband to A.
Svanberg and wife, 10 acres, section
17. T. 1 S., R. 4 E., April 30 800
Richard Nixon, receiver, to Frank
Mlchels, 10 acres, section 29, T. 1 8..
R. 1 E.. April 10 1
W. T. Willis and wife to Mary E.
"Crane, 51 acres, George B. Pullen D.
L. a. March 8 500
Ray D. Buhr and wife to H. P. Tost,
lot 12, block 1. Lincoln Park, April 29 700"
Ada M. Hart to S. A. Trayle, l.acre,
tract D, Samuel M. Kyle claim, April
29, 1901 30
Alnsworth National Bank to Ray D.
Buhr, lot 12, block X, Lincoln Park.
April 29 250
Frances "V. Meeker to Emma H.
Meeker, lot 7, block 254, Holladay's
Addition, April 27 600
E. E.- Sharon and wife to Josephine
Relnke, lots 7 and 8, block 50, Sell
wood. April 26 400
John M. Drake to Franklin Drake.
lots 3 and 4. block 114, Caruthers
Addition. July 12. 1900 4500
W. T. Prlngle to August Gierke. lot
25. block 2, North Villa, April 30.... 200
vi?S W,erteI'. "Kasent FLORENCE ROB
1SI?i the Alcaaar Stock Company (of San
SaaJdSi? 3"h Sunday.
pU.Sr- Sundar. Monday, Tuesday. "Wednes
day; Thursday nights and Saturday Matinee,
the greatest of all dramas. '
Friday and Saturday nights, tho only true
version o M "
Usual prices. Second week "Carmen. "A
Suit of Sable," "CamlUe."
Musical Experts and Bell Ringers.
ARNELDO. the Unrivalled Hand Performer,
The only man In the world who Can perform,
his feats. They are unrivalled.
Novelty and Comedy Club Jugglers.
Dancer and Drum Major.
May Nealson, Leondor, Hattle Ward, LucUIa
Cromwell Portland favorltest
At "Wilson's salesrooms, 132 First St.. at 19
A. M. J. T. "Wilson, auctioneer.
At 055 First st. at 10 o'clock A. M. S. L.
N. Oilman, auctioneer.
NQ 3. I. O. O. F. Members ara earnestly re
quested to assemble at tho Westminster Pres
byterian Church, cor. East 10th and Weldlar
sts., today at 1 30 o'clock, to attend the.
funeral of Sister Jennie Robertson. Slater Re
bekah Lodges invited to attend. Interment at
Lono Fir cemetery. By order of the N G..
Prof. Raymond's hypnotic performance at
h?..1Va8hJlnKton Lodge., Elk3" Hall. Marquam,
building. Wednesday evening; May 1. Dancing
after the performance. Enjoyable time guaranteed.
A. F. & A. M. Stated- meetins thla
(Wednesday) evening. Work in M.
M. degree. AH Master Masons, cor
dially Invited. By order of W M.
Regular meeting this (Wednesday) evening at
8 o'clock. Initiation and second degree. Vis
itors welcome. M. OSVOLD. Sec
.BORN. v,
GLICKSMAN April 30, 11)01. to the wife of
Joseph Glicksman, a son.
THROOP In this city, at the late residence,
515 Northrup St.. April 30. 1001. Beatrice
Bertha, daughter of Mr. ana Mrs. Elmer E.
Throop, formerly of 587 Mississippi ave.,
aged 6 years, 5 months and 21 days. Notice,
of'funerat hereafter.
ROBERTSON At 103 Fargo St., Aprir 29,
Jennie E. Robertson, wife of Jaa. A. Robert
son, aged 40 years. Funeral today (Wednes
day) at 2 o'clock from Westminster Presby
terian Church, East 10th and Weldler sts.
Interment in Lone Fir cemetery. Friends In
vited. Boston and New Bedford. Mass., pa
pers please copy.
EDWARD HOLMAN. Undertalcer,4th
and Yamhill sts. Ren Stlnson. lady
assistant. Both phones No. 007.
Finley, Kimball & Co., Undertakers
Lady assistant. 275 Third st. Tel. O.
Pacific Coast Abstract Guaranty & Trust
Co.. A. B. Manley secy.; tV. Y. Masters
atty. Abstracts, trusts, title Insurance,
loans. 204-5-6-7 Falling bldg.. 3d and Wash.
Stole Choice Roses.
The meanest case of low-lived theft and
vandalism reported this season comes
from J. M. Miller, who lives at East Nine
teenth and Burnside. Monday night,
18 rosebushes, each the choicest of Its va
riety, were removed from his grounds.
They were 3 years old, and had been
transplanted In a straight row four weeks
ago, hence the work of removing them
was comparatively easy.
Dr. Sanford's Liver Invlgorator.
The best liver medicine. A egetable cure for
Iher Ills, biliousness. Indigestion, constipation,
A skin food. Satin-Skin Cream does
-wonders In keeping a youthful complex
ion. Only 25c. Meier & Frank's.
They "Would Be Cheap, Jicat and
PORTLAND. April 30.-(To the Editor.)
Regarding the recent proposal on street
signs, embodying an extensive advertising
scheme which your paper referred to as
being received Tlth some favor, the" argu
ments in its behalf, 'so far as-efficiency
and economy are concerned, seem consis
tent, but does it not Involve objections
of a very radical nature? It appears to
be primarily at variance with the self-
respect of an able-bodied city: By adopt
ing such an arrangement the city at- once
proclaims Itself unable to meet Its le
gitimate expenses and places Itself in the
same category with the farmer who pre
fers to have his barn look like a store
house for "liver pills" or some similar
product, than to Incur the expense of
painting It himself. Then again, there
are numerous corners where there are
neither trees or posts. Under such con
ditions many citizens do not object to
the location of a small, neat sign on the
corner of their house or store, but the
9x29 inche signboard proposition would Im
pose a serious tax on a man's loyalty to
his city's needs.
Providing the city determines to take
up the work, it is evidently a matter of
considerable expense, and Is worth doing
well. The various suggestions thus far
.offered for wooden and sheet metal .signs,
do not seem to hold out much' libpe for
permanent economy- Would It- not be
better to have cast-iron signs 4x14 Inches
and of sufficient thickness to give fair
strength? The letters should be fiat-faced
and well raised above the back-ground.
- A visit to Portland is Incomplete with
out devoting at least one day to the Co
lumbia River and its magnificent scenery.
You can leave Portland at 9 A. M. any
day on the O. R. & N. Co.'s palatial
Portland-Chicago special train, lunch at
The Dalles or in the dining-car, be back
at 4:30 P. M., and have seen the most
attractive jportion of the Columbia. In
making the trip by rail you obtain a near
view of the many beautiful cascades, the
train coming to a standstill for a few
moments at Multnomah Falls, and
cs the track skirts the south bank of the
"river the stream and Us north shore are'
constantly In sight.
Should you desire a ride on a river
steamer, take the O. R. & N. Co.'s train
at 9 A. M. any day except Sunday, for
Cascade Locks, spend a short time there.
and then board the steamer as she passes
through the locks en route to Portland.
A more extensive river excursion can
be had by leaving Ash-street dock, Port-land-(daily
except Sunday), at 8 P. M. for
Astoria, on the O. ""R. & N. Co.'s fast,
electrlc-ltghted steamer "Hassalo," arriv
ing at Astoria, 100 miles distant, about
daylight; returning, leave Astoria- at 7
A. M. (except Sunday), arriving at Port
land about 5 P M. All, meals can be had
on tho steamer, and altogether the trip
Is most delightful, restful and comfort
able. Particulars of Willamette River trip can
also be "had upon application at the O. H.
& N. Co.s city ticket office. Third and
.Washington. Telephone 712.
Bohemian Pheasant Eggs Ordered.
T. Schaeffenberg, of Mount Tabor, says
he has sent to the Old Country for 300
Bohemian pheasant eggs, which he pro
poses to set under bantam hens in an
effort to stock the state with this line
of the pheasant family. It Is expected
that at least 75 per cent of he eggs will
be received in good condition and will
hatch, although they will have to be
transported many thousands of miles. He
undertook to secure the eggs of gray
partridges from Germany, but there Is a
law In that country against the exporta
tion of the eggs.
East .Side Notes.
J. C. Byrnes, foreman of the O. R. &
N. Co.'s foundry, Lower Albina, has gone
to San Francisco on a six weeks' visit.
Fred Cox left for Prince of Wales Is
land, Alaska, yesterday evening. He was
accompanied to Seattle by his mother and
two sisters, who go to Snohomish, Wash.,
on a visit
A. W. Ocobock and wife, of Holladay's
Addition, have gone to New York, to be
absent several weeks. Mr. Ocobock will
look up a market for process prunes while
in the East.
Two county road rollers have been tak
en to the Columbia Iron Works, on East
Water street, for repairs. Sbme improve-
PORTLAND, April 308 P. M. Maximum
temperature, 63r minimum temperature, 49;
river reading at 11 A. M , T.3 feet; change in
the past 24 hours, 0 0; total precipitation, 5
P. M. to t P. M , 0 04 inch; total precipita
tion since Sept. 1, 1000, 3S 79 Inches; normal
precipitation since Sept. 1, 100O. 41.40 Inches;
deficiency, 2 07 Inches; total -sunshine April
29, 6 31; possible sunshine April 29. 14:18.
partnership heretofore- existing between tho
undersigned, under the arm. name of Atkin
son. Wakefield & Company, doing business at
No. 229 Stark St., in tho City of Portland,
Or., has this 20th day of April. 1901, been
dissolved by mutual consent.
All claims against said firm will be paid
by D. W. Wakefield and H. W. Fries, and
all Indebtedness due to said firm, payable;
to the said D. W. Wakefield and H. V.
Fries, by whom tho business f6raeTly con
ducted by said firm, will be hereafter con
ducted under the firm name of WAKE
(Signed) J. L. ATKINSON.
Referring to the above, we would respect
fully say that the real estate and rental
agency will be conducted as heretofore, at
No. 229 Stark at.
The same care and thoroughness will ba
devoted to each and every detail of the busi
ness as has constituted the work for the past
30 vears.
Thanking our many patrons for all past
favors, ive solicit a continuance cf the same.
Faithfully yours.
4,500,000 feet, one mile of logging stream,
for $210 cash and $120 long time. Address
Must Sell, care Oregonian.
On Improved city and farm property, at lowest
current rates. Building loans. Installment
loans. MacMaster 4 Blrrell. 311 Worcester blk.
Ash Logs Wanted !
The Western Boat Oar Co. are open for busW
ness. Oregon ash, spruce and fir logs wanted,
Cor. East Water and East Clay sts., Portland,
Baker City ..
Bismarck ....
Kamloops, B. '
Neah Bay ....
Red Blutt ....
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Salt Lake
San Francisco
Walla Walla .
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Trace. 'Light.
Blunders Cost Him -Ills Life.
' ARKANSAS CITY, Kan., .April 30.
Robert A. Maxey, manager of the Pond
Lumber Company, committed suicide here
today by shooting himself through the
head. His. term as City Treasurer expired
today, and he was short in his accounts.
He worked all last night on his 'books,
getting them posted up to date. The
amount of the shortage is $3646 87. He
left a note to a bondsman saying that
bis blunders had cost him hfs life.
If you are tired taking the large, old-
black back-ground .with letters -two Liver Pills6; 'a tike SoWTSS&rTS
ties high would be easily distinguish- ' mantcan't stand everything.
A Trained Nurse Discovered
No one is in better position to know the
value of food and drink than a trained
Speaking of coffee, a nurse of Wilkes
barre. Pa., writes: "I used to drink strong
coffee myself, and suffered greatly from
headaches and indigestion. While on a
visit to my brothers, I had a good chance
to try Postum Cereal Food Coffee, for
they drank It altogether In place of ordi
nary coffee. In two weeks after using
Postum I found I was much benefited and
finally my headaches disappeared and also
the indigestion.
"Naturally I have since used Postum
among my patients, and have noticed a
marked benefit where coffee has been left
off and Postum used.
"I observe a curious fact about Postum
used among mothers. It greatly helps the
flow of milk in cases where coffee Is in
clined to dry it up, and where tea causes
"I find trouble In getting servants to
make Postum properly. They most al
ways serve It before It has been 'boiled
long enough. It should be boiled 15-or 20
minutes, and served with cream, when It
is certainly a delicious beverage." Mrs.
Ella-C. Burns, 309 E. South street, Wilkes
barre, Pa.
A few smair showers occurred in California.
Oregon and Eastern Washington during- the
last 24 hours, and the weather Is cloudy and
threatening over most of the country west of
the Rocky Mountains. The temperatures are
very much below normal in Northern Califor
nia and Nevada, but elsewhere they are about
normal. The indications are for partly cloudy
and showery weather In this district Wednes
Forecasts made at Portland for the 28 hours
ending at midnight Wednesday, May 1:
Portland and lclnlty Partly cloudy, with
occasional showers; south to west winds.
Oregon and Washington Partly cloudy, with
occasional showers; south to we&t winds.
Idaho Probably showers; cooler in southeast
portion; westerly winds.
On Portland real estate at lowest rates.
Titles Insured. Abstracts furnished.
Title Guarantee & Trust Cor
7 Chamber of Commerce.
Capital Brewery. Ice plants, etc.. will be sold
at referee's public sale,-',at,galem. Or , May 4,
1901. Speclar ' oODo'ryjrijry Tor Investment la
paying businesSASale to be made to dlxlda
property. For Information address Tilmon
Ford and B. P. Bonham. Salem. Or.
Room 11, 145$ First Street
97flfl 100x100 feet, with modem O-room
v ww residence, and stable, centrallj lo
cated. In Sunnyslde, close to car line.
fiflfl Choice quarter block, 100x100 feot.
35QUU on 18tn and Ellsworth arts.
"ffiH 80x100 feet, with good 7 -room
i"UJU house. In Stephens" Addition. East
160 acres near Columbia River, railroad and
Portland; great cordwood chance.
2500 acres, Nehalem; nearly solid body; 15
cents per thousand.
2000 acres Port Orford cedar, near mouth of
Sixes River.
12.000 acres solid body white cedar and yel
low fir. 35,000 to 45.000 per acre.
10,000 acres solid body yellow fir. spruce
and cedar, on good river; splendid mill site;
can load ocean ship at mill.
300O acres nearly solid yellow fir; runs to
115.000 per acre, averages over 50,000; one of
the most profitable logging, milling and ship
ping propositions In Oregon.
The abovo are samples of what I offer.
I buy, stll or place scrip on Government
land. Correspondence or personal Interview
129 10th st.. near Washington, 25x100 and
128 11th St., near Washington, 50x100 and
two houses.
Corner 17th and Flanders, 50x100: fine place
for flats.
stallment plan If desired
50x80, with four flats, on Seventh at, be
tween Madison and Jefferson, yielding 473
per month, and will readily bring- more;
building In excellent condition, with con
crete walks. Price reduced from 0500 ta
SS500, yielding 8 1-3 per cent net after de
ducting taxes and Insurance.
50x100 on Se-venth st.. between Oak and
Ankeny, with large double dwelling, price
$7500. A good Inside Investment, as th
property will Increase In value when th
street Is widened, as now In course of being
C0x60 on northwest corner of ISth and
Flanders, with 0-room house and concrete)
walks, etc Price $3250.
40x70 next above on Flanders st. with T
. room house. Price $4000.
200x100 In Lincoln Park, on Beech St.. be
tween East 0th and 10th. Price J0OO
50x100 on Water st. between Whltaker
and Glbbs, wtth good double dwelling, yield
ing good Income. Only $1000. A bargain.
82t Third st.
can De aiviaea to maxe quick, money.
$3000-4 acres, with good buildings; will
proe a good investment.
$2100100x100 feet and 0-room house.
$3300 West Side, good location, and 10
room house.
$1800 2 acrea on car line. East Side.
30 acres, suburban home; fine Improve
ments; splendid home, on finest road; Just
the thing for one who can afford It.
408 Chamber of Commerce.
$2250-44 acres, 25 acres In cultivation ltaf
very best beaverdam and onion land) Ji
acres good cordwood timber, good O-roorneq
house, lame barn; good wall water, fin
young bearing- orchard, plenty of small frultat
oa well-traveled road, 14 miles from Port
land. 3 miles from railroad. 2 mites from
Willamette River, very cheap place (on th
west aide of the river In Washington County),
East Side; enameled. bath, toilet, hot and cola
water; beautiful lawn; choice roses; Improved
street: half block from 10-mlnuto car serv
ice; near school and churches; cheap. aaa$
terras. Address X 0. care Oregonian.