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HE STILL IMPROVES
President McKinley Passed
Another Good Day.
NO UNFAVORABLE SYMPTOMS
Physicians Express Confidence That
He Will Recover Dr. McBurncy
Says it Will Be a Week Before ,
He Is Out of Danger.
MILBURN HOUSE, BUFFALO, Sept.
10, 3 A. M. President McKinley is rest
ing easily. His condition continues to Im
prove. His physicians express the utmost
confidence that he will recover, though
there is still a possibility that complica
tions may set in. Up to this time thero
have been no symptoms of peritonitis,,
and the danger of this setting in decreases
every hour. Dr. McBurney, however, says
that if the improvement continues it will
be a week before the President can be
pronounced out .of. danger and convales
cent. The President himself is cheerful,
and was given light nourishment yester
day. Everything is quiet at the MUburn
house, and the vigilance of the guaras
Is not as strict as It has been heretofore.
MILBURN HOUSeTbUFFALO, Sept. 10,
6:25 A. M. Up to this hour no bulletin of
the President's exact condition has been
issued, but it is learned that the patient
passed a good night and at this hour is
The Physicians' Bulletins.
MILBURN HOUSE, Sept. 10. Dr. Parke
came downstairs at 3:15 A. M. and re
ported that the President was resting
quietly. Everything appears quiet at the
The following bulletin was Issued by
the physicians at 9:20 A. M. yesterday:
'T;he President's condition' is becoming
more and more satisfactory. Untoward
incidents are less likely to occur. Pulse,
122; temperature, 100.8 degrees; respira
"P. M. RIXEY,
"M. D. MANN,
"GEORGE B. CORTELYOU,
"Secretary to the President."
The following bulletin was Issued by the
President's physicians at 3 P. M.:
"The President' condition steadily Im
proves, and he Is comfortable, without
pain or unfavorable symptoms. Bowel
and. kidney functions' normally ptsrf ornied:
Pulse, 113; temperature, 101; respiration, 26.
"P. M. RDEY.
"M. D. MANN,
"GEORGE B. CORTELYOU,
"Secretary to the President."
The following bulletin was Issued by the
physicians at 9:30 last night:
"The' President's condition continues
favorable. Pulse, 112; temperature, 101;
"P. M. RIXEY,
"M. D. MANN,
"GEORGE B. CORTELYOU,
"Secretary to the President."
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MILBURN HOUSE, Buffalo, Sept. 9.
After the 9:30 bulletin had been issued
from the Mllburn residence tonight an
nouncing a continuance of the favorable
condition of the President, there were
many indications that the bulletins were
but meager Indications of the real im
provement of the distinguished patient.
At 9:45 P. M. Miss McKinley, a sister of
the President; Dr. and Mrs. Herman
Baer, the latter a niece of the Presi
dent, and the Misses Barber, nieces of the
President, left the house, and, taking car
riages, announced their intention of re
turning to their homes tonight. Abner
McKinley accompanied them to the sta
tion, and to the Associated Press said:
"The nearest relatives of the President
are so confident of his recovery that they
have no hesitancy in leaving."
Postmaster Frease, of Canton, a warm
personal friend of the President, who
came 'today filled with anxiety, said to
night: "I go back tonight because I have
the most positive assurance that the
President is going to make a rapid recov
ery." In fact, by 10:30 o'clock tonight the en
tire temper of everybody about the Mil
burn residence seemed to have undergone
a radical change. The police did not stop
wagons from going by the nearest corner
at high speed; the regular Army guard
was not so particular about those who
passed up the guarded street. The news
paper men did not maintain the quiet that
has prevailed for the past three days.
Even those who came from the mansion
where the wounded man lies stopped on
the corner to laugh and chat. From som
ber foreboding the feeling has suddenly
turned to joyful confidence that the Na
tion's ruler Is to be spared.
At 10:50 tonight the lights in the man
slpn, except those dimly shining in the
sickroom, were extinguished, and by 11
o'clock peaceful quiet reigned about the
Mllburn home. On the dark corner oppo
site the house, soldiers, policemen and
newspaper men kept vigil, however, "be
neath their tents. The 9:30 bulletin, as
was promised, was to be the last for' the
night, and while it was brief, attention
was called to the fact that the pulse was
exactly the same as this morning, 112, and
that the temperature was eight-tenths of
a degree lower, highly favorable symptoms.
THE DAY'S VIGIL.
All Are Confident President McKin
ley "Will Recover.
MILBURN HOUSE. BUFFALO, Sept. 9.
"God's contribution to the American
people will be the sparing of the Presi
dent's life.". As the evening shadows were
falling tonight, John G. Mllburn, presi
dent of the Pan-American Exposition, rev
erently uttered these words, as he stood
before the house in which the Nation's
patient was fighting so bravely with
death. And all who have been at the
Mllburn 'residence today reflect the view
that the battle will be won, and the
world's prayers answered. Since last
night, no unfavorable symptom has ap
peared. Every hour has been a victory.
Faith In the outcome grows stronger and
stronger, and hope mounts until In the
minds of some the danger of all future
complications has vanished, and hope has
become conviction. Indeed, many of the
President's friends seem possessed with
a sort of a superstitious confidence in
the President's recovers', which nothing
but an absolute change for the worse
The basis for the confidence Is expressed
as solid. There has been nothing but
Improvement, gradual, but sure. Every
bulletin, every private and public word of
the physicians in attendance, breathes
encouragement. The reports which the
physicians have given out are facts as
th,ey exist from a recent conference stand
point, unmixed with sentiment. Never
theless, that the President Is not out of
danger Is the verdict of all of them. Nei
ther of them would risk his professional
reputation with a statement that the
President will lh'e. All they will say Is
that with every hour the danger of com
plications from peritonitis or blood poison
ing' decreases. Dr McBurney, the moj-t
eminent of the physicians In attendance,
expressed the oplnlqn that If the Improve
ment continues It wTl be a week before
the President can ble pronounced out of
danger and convalescent. And some of
his colleagues, like Dr. Mann, place the
limit of danger still further away. The
fear of peritonitis, It can be said positive
ly, has well nigh disappeared. At the ex
piration of the 72-hour period, at 4 o'clock
this afternoon, danger from that source
was almost gone.
President Is Cheerful.
The President himself has been cheerful
today, and has expressed confidence in
his recovery. Tpday he asked for a morn
ing paper, but this, of course, had to be
denied him. It Is only with some difficul
ty that he can be restrained from talk
ing, and Colonel Myron T. Herrlck, of
Cleveland, is quoted as .authority for the
statement that he has .spoken at intervals
of several things he proposes to do In
the future. This morning he asked to be
allowed to change h!sN position, and when
permission was given, before the attend
ants could move him, he changed to the
position he desired to assume without diffi
culty or pain. This speaks much for his
general strength and spirits. Mrs. Mc
Kinley saw him again ioday for a brief
visit, and Secretary 'prtelyou was ad
mitted for th first .time. No one else
was admitted to sec him, although he In
quired several times who were below
He was given nourishment in the form
of eggs beaten in milk, administered
through the rectum. The water which
has been given heretofore cold, did not
appear to agree with him, and since last
night very hot water has been taken Into
the stomach through the mouth with
splendid results. His bowels moved free
ly today, which was considered an ex
cellent symptom. If he continues to im
prove, it will be gradually. If he should
giow worse, the change in that direction
also will probably be, slow: This is the
opinion of Dr. Mann; There will be no
crisis. If ho arrives at convalescence.
Dr. Park expresses his opinion that It
will be three weeks before It will be safe
to move him. It Is expected tha the in
terior wounds will heal first:- The sutures
of the lcerateA ti?iverma,de so, soron
BUer me ouui;r pirareu, uuti mvy xire
proba'bly healing rapidly. With the ex
terior wound it Is a slower process. The
extreme optimism of the Vice-President
and the members of the Cabinet would
be difficult to overstate.
Roosevelt Is Confident.
"I am -absolutely confident everything
will turn out all right," declared the Vice
President, and he said he based his con
fidence on Information behind the public
expressions of the physicians. So con
fident are Secretary Gage and Attorney
General Knox at the steady Improvement
that they returned to Washington tonight,
feeling confident that their chief will re
cover, but with the assurance of the phy
sicians that If a change for the worse
should come it would be gradual, and they
would have ample time to return. In the
case of Secretary Gage, there was also a.
public reason why he should Be at his
post. New York financiers have appealed
to him to relieve the situation in the
money market by Increasing deposits in
National banks, and he feels that he can
hardly act at this distance from the scene
if he finds that action is desirable.
Secretary of State Hay is due to arrive
rc-nlght, and, will remain with the other
members of the Cabinet at least for a day
or two. The devotion of the members of
the Cabinet to their chief Is touching. All
would deslTe to remain near him until
the crucial period is passed, and Secre
tary Hitfchcock and Secretary Wilson
avow that only absolute and imperative
public business will Induce them to de
part before the President is pronounced
out of danger. Senator Hanna will also
remain until the physicians give absolute
assurance that) Mr. McKinley will live.
Controller Dawes, and some of the other
eminent men connected with the Adminis
tration expect to depart tomorrow or
Wednesday if the improvement continues.
Roosevelt Wins Admiration.
Vice-President Roosevelt has occupied a
peculiarly delicate and trying position
since the event which threatened the
President's life, but he has borne him
self throughout this ordeal in such a
manner as to win the admiration and re
bpect of all. It has, moreover, added a
new bond between the Vice-President and
those intimately associated with the Pres
ident, and the latfer arc warmest in their
expressions of the manner In Avhlch he has
met every requirement of the situation.
Not for a moment has he permitted the
idea to be entertained that there was need
for considering the constitutional disabil
ity of the President, and the exercise of
executive functions which this would Im
pose on him. On the contrary. Mr. Roose
velt has been one of the most positive In
the conviction that the President would
recover. During the long perjod of Gar
fiela's Illness, discussions arose as to what
constituted the disability of the President?
within the meaning of the Constitution;
whether, when the physical faculties were
Lenumbed, while the raenfal faculties ,
were unimpaired, there was any disability
as meant by the Constitution. But for
tunately, there has been ' no such issue
presented on this occasion,. and the Vice
President himself has been primarily re
sponsible for t'he avoidance of any thought
of the temporary exercise of executive
functions by him. Nor has there been
any occasion for the exercise of executive
authority for minor routine matter, as It
can readily be left until the present! emer
gency has passed. Twice during the' day
and again this evening the Vice-President
has called at the Mllburn house to inquire
as to the President's condition. During
the afternoon call he met several of the
Cabinet officers and Senator Hanna, and
spent a short time with them in informal
discussion. Oi the streets, Mr. Roosevelt
has been the cynosure of respectable at
Vention, but has met this with dignity and
composure. Despite remarks that he was
going about guarded by secret service
men, he has positively declined to have
anything like a guard near him. One of
his remarks today, in speaking to two la.
borers, who greeted him, struck a popular
chord. They had suggested that he might?
be afraid to be stopped.
"No, indeed," he replied; "you men are
NEEDS OF OREGON
Presented at Mass Meeting
in Marquam Theater.
THREE PERTINENT ADDRESSES
(Concluded on Second "Page.)
Fuel Problem, Columbia River Sea-
port and Drydocfc, the Oriental
Fair of 1005, Governor Geer'a
Ideas on Population.
Marquam Grand Opera-House was com
fortably filled last evening with people in
terested in promoting the welfare of Port
land. It was not an audience seeking
mere diversion, but an audience of sub-
no great modern city could exist. Power,
heat, light, are the prime necessities of
an industrial and commercial civilization.
Locomotion, the key to the activity cf
the modern world, depends chiefly upon
ccal. Even where electricity Is used, the
combustion of coal, In most cases, supplies
the primary power. We have in Oregon
and throughout our Pacific states unusual
opportunities In water power, convertible
Into electric energy: and, as yet we have
scarcely touched this source of power sup
ply. But electric power, so generated,
cannot come Into use for all purposes.
We hase many great water powers,
which it would be co3tly to bring under
contribution for general needs, and cost
of electric transmission is a serious prob
lem. Coal, for generation of steam. Is
cheap material, and the machinery for its
use Is simple and easily applied. For
navigation It Is indispensable. Every
port must have a cheap and abundant
supply of coal.
Why Coal Is Necessary.
Coal Is alike necessary as a fuel for do
mestic use, for steam power, both In di
rect application and as the one universal
basis of electrical power: It Is the sine
qua non of steam navigation, which will
always be the primary force of Interna
tional commerce; It is Indispensable tv
railway operation, on which domestic
commerce laregly depends. It Is the chief
agent in the movement of the population
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ANOTHER TRIBUTE TO PORTLAND'S CENTENNIAL
(From the Chicago Inter Ocean of September 5.)
AXOTHER EXPOSITION PROJECT.
Buffalo has a Pan-American Exposition. Charleston Is making:
preparations to open an exposition soon. St. Louis has just broken
ground for Its exposition In 1903. But this is not all. Portland, Or.,
proposes to open in 1905 an exposition to celebrate the 100th anniver
sary of the exploration of the Northwestern region. It Is to be
called the Lewis and Clark Exposition, and its promoters hope that
not only the states of the Pacific Northwest, but British Columbia
and the Orient will become actively Interested in the project.
At first glance the people of our common country, who have
been surfeited with expositions of late, and who are still expected., to
display more or less enthusiasm toward expositions yet to come,
may be inclined to deprecate Portland's undertaking. But there
are some reasons why Portland's ambition to hold an exposition is
Portland Is one of the strong cities of the far West. It Is known
as the "solid city" of the Pacific Slope. There is said to be more
wealth In Portland than In any other city of Its size In America.
It is the financial, If not the commercial, metropolis of the great
Puget Sound region. By the fastest train service ever operated be
tween the Northwest Coast and the Great Lakes Portland Is 72, hours
from Chicago. Only a small percentage of people living east of the
Rocky Mountains have even a fairly intelligent Idea of the country
surrounding Portland, of its wonderful resources, of Its'wealth, of Its
people, of Its possibilities.
The Pacific Northwest Is an empire in itself, and Portland Is Its
chief city. This can be said without any disparagement of Seattle,
Tacoma or Spokane. If an exposition in Portland will attract the
people of the territory that extends from the Willamette Valley to
the Klondike and from the Rocky Mountain range to the Pacific, It
Is bound to be a success, even though the people of the rest of the
country Ignore it.
Historically and politically the event which the exposition Is In
tended to commemorate was one of the most Important In the records,
of the 2tfatl6n. President Jefferson sent out an expedition In 104
headed by Captain William Clark to explore from the Mississippi
north of St. Louis to the Pacific Coast. This expedition opened the
door for the first time to the setttlement and development of the great
region which was then a dead blank on the map of North America.
The reports which Lewis and Clark made concerning the large and
navigably rivers, the fertile prairies, the vast forests, the mineral de
posits, an'd the salubrious climate in the territory lying along the
Oregon, now the Columbia, Inspired the early pioneers, fur traders
and adventurers to penetrate the wilderness beyond, the Mississippi.
It has required many years and untold hardships to bring the
Northwest under subjection, but every prophecy made by Lewis and
Clark and those who followed them has been more than fulfilled. If
there is justification for another exposition anywhere In this coun
try, the proposed Portland Exposition is justified.
o o -
stantlal citizens eager for information and
ready to profit from practical suggestions.
The addresses were attentively listened
to and frequently applauded. Among the
men on the stage were: Mayor Rowe,
Hon. George H. Williams, W. D. Fenton,
H. C. Breeden, B. I. Cohen, Raleigh Stott,
W. B, Smith. W. L. Boise, oJhn McCrak
en, Seneca Smith, Donald Mackay, A. H.
Tanner, W. S. Dunlway, C. A. Cogswell,
George Lawrence, A. R. Strachan, Hy
Ellers and S. H. Gruber. President
Samuel Connell. f the Board of Trade,
presided. After an orchestral selection he
made a brief Introductory statement set
ting forth that the purpose of the meet
ing was to get a discussion upon the chief
needs of the community. In order that the
people might be stirred to greater activ
ity In the use of their advantages. He In
troduced as the first speaker H. W. Scott,
who spoke as follows:
PORTLAND'S FUEL PROBLEM.
There's Plenty of Good Coal to he
Had We Mast Get It.
Mr. Chairman, this is not my place on
the programme. Speakers who were to
precede me have not appeared. I am like
the boy at the Sunday school who was
called on to answer a question which was
not his. The boy who was to precede
him was not In his place. So the question
came to the second boy, "Who made
you?" The little fellow spoke up quickly:
"I was made of the dust of the earth.
The boy what God made took the colic
and went home." In like manner, I am
out of my place on this programme.
Governor Geer was to be here. I regret
his absence. He was to speak on the
needs of Oregon, one of which, In his
judgment, Is want of population. More
population Is, Indeed, a prime need. You
may remember how the author of 'IThe
Vicar of Wakefield" begins that interest
ing tale. "I have often thought," said
he, "that the man who takes a wife and
rears a family Is a greater benefactor of
the state than he who remains unmarried
and merely talks of population." I don't
Intend this as any reflection on Governor
Geer, who not long ago took a wife;
which, however, probably Is not the rea
son why he Isn't here. They tell me the
time of holding this meeting was changed,
and he couldn't come, as he had at first
I am to speak tonight on a subject about
which there can be no difference of opin
ion. I am tc speak of the need of fuel,
and especially of Its need to Portland.
By fuel we mean coal and oil, for In coal
and oil we have fuel In its concentrated
and most available forms. Coal Is king
of the forces of an industrial civilization.
Oil In many localities Is available, but It
is not probable that oil will ever come
into very general use. The same may be
said of natural gas, whose service as
fuel, though It has been considerable,
seems to have passed the highest point
of availability and supply. There is rea
son to delieve that oil exists In many parts
of Oregon and Washington, and search
for It Is In. progress" over a wide extent
of country. But our main reliance must
be coal.' It Is coal that we must search
for; it is coal we must have. Do what
we will or may, we can make no great
advance without It. Without coal no great
modern city could be built;" without coal
of cities from center to circumference and
back again: It operates a grent part of
the factories of the civilized world: It
makes possible tall buildings, elevated
railways and the assemblage of popula
tion In the great cities. Deprived of coal,
London and New York, and smaller cit
ies where Industrial and commercial en
ergy has been extensively developed,
would fall back Into Insignificance. We
need not stop now to forecast the day
when the coal of the world, the deposits
of preceding ages, shall have been used
up. That day, Indeed, may come: but the
coal of the world will last our time, and
times longer. Our problem at Portland
is to get at the coal.
Without an abundant supply of cheap
coal Portland can never develop into a
great Industrial and commercial city. But
with such supply everything Is possible
What now are the reasonable prospects
of the cbtalnment of an adequate and
cheap supply at Portland? Let me say
that I consider the prospects very good,
and I shall now lay before you some of
the facts on which I base this opinion.
Coal fields of greater or less extent and
richness lie on all sides of Portland. But
divided interests, or lack of capital, or
of expert knowledge, or of confidence In
the outcome of investments for the de
velopment of coal mines, or all these rea
sons together, have operated to prevent
putting a satisfactory coal In the Port
land market at a satisfactory price. We
now Import coal from Australia and Brit
ish Columbia, and also use the product
from Rock Springs mines in Wyoming,
Coos Bay mines in Oregon, and Puget
Sound and Roslyn mines in Washington.
Railroads and steamships are the chief
consumers of this coal. There Is now no
domestic coal on this market that is
satisfactory for general domestic or man
ufacturing purposes, and that Is the fuel
we stand greatly In need of. Wood Is
not a cheap fuel at present prices, and
there Is no probability that it will ever be
cheaper. But from all parts of Oregon
and from adjacent parts of the State of
Washington come reports of coal meas
ures that ought to solve the fuel problem
here. A good deal of development work
Is In progress with promise of attaining
to results that shall be of the highest
Importance to this community.
Most Common of Onr Minerals.
Coal Is one of the most common miner
als of Oregon. It Is found at Coos Bay,
In the Umpqua "Valley, In Lincoln County
near Yaqulna Bay, in Tillamook County
near Nehalem Bay. In Columbia County
on the upper courses of the Nehalem
River and In the Scappoose divide near
the Multnomah County boundary. It 13
found In Clatsop County within a few rods
of river and railroad. In Washington,
Yamhill, Clackamas and Crook Counties,
In the upper valley of the John Day Riv
er, and In the divide at the southern edge
of Morrow County. In the southern part
of Umatilla County are also promising
coal outcropplngs, and In the hills near
the headwaters of the Grand Ronde River
of Union County. At the mouth of that
stream, In the angle betwen It and the
Snake River, Is an extensive bed of ex
cellent coal, but remoteness from trans
portation discourages Its development,
and the' country Is a difficult one to reach
VIEWS OF DOCTORS
The President's Condition Is
SOME NOURISHMENT WAS GIVEN
(Continued on Eighth Page.)
All Possibility of Complications Can
not Be Said to Be Past tor a Weelc
The Patient Can Then be Re
yarded as Convalescent.
MILBURN HOUSE. BUFFALO, Sept. D.
Dr. McBurney said to an Associateo
Press representative, on the Issuance of
the 3 o'clock bulletin. thaC all the Indi
cations continued favorable-
"No bad symptoms have appeared." said
he. "No one can say now that tha Pres
dent Is out of danger, and for a week
still the possibility of complications may
exist. At the end of that time. If all goes
well, we may be able to sy that he la
"But I have known cases," put in Dr.
Mann, who was wlt'h. the noted surgeon,
"to gn welt for 10 days and than chango
for the worse."
"That Is true, perhaps." saW Dr. Mc
Burney, somewhat deprecatlngly, "but It
is entirely unusual. If the President
continues to improve for a week," he
continued, "we may safely say he Is a
convalescent. It will probably be three
weeks before It will be safe to move him.
We must wait until the outer wound J3
healed and strong. The Inner wounds,
through t'he stomach proper, will be
strong before the exterior wound Is. How
long It will be before he will be able to
sit up will depend upon the rapidity of
his Improvement, and I may say to you
further that his Improvement, if it con
tinues, prom'ses to be rapid.""
Dr. McBurnev was asked to compare the
Garfield case and the treatment with that
of President McKinley. H smiled, an he
replied to do so would be to give the
whole history of the progress of sur
gery in . .e last 20 years. "Besides," h
said, "the cases are utterly different. Gar
'licld's wound was an extremely unfortu
nate one In every way. It? was difficult
to har.dle. It was Impossible to get at the
bullet, while the wound of President Mc
Kinley Is in many respect 3 a lucky one.
No comparison Is possible."
Turning to the Associated Press repre
sentative. Dr. McBurney said:
"You may assure your clientele that alT
goes well. President MeKInlejf'a con
dition could have hardly been more satis
factory. Furthermore, yeu may impress
and emphasize the fact that the bulletins
Issued stote the truth."
Dr. Mann said that some nourishment
had been administered today in the form
of enema, and President McKinley had
taken water In the stomach. It was found
that co wafer did not agree with him,
and Instead, water as hot as the Presl
dent can bear It Is now being admin
istered. The bowels have moved freely
today, and this is considered an excellent
Statement of Dr. Mann.
Dr. M. D. Mann, who has Dr. McBurney
as a gue3t, was seen after the laet con
sultation tonight. He said:
"I am gratified at the excellent showing
made by the President, and the remarka
ble manner in which the case Is progress
ing. I feel that, although the danger
point Is by no means passed yet, every
day that goes by without any unfavor
able sign Is a distinct and deelded gain
toward recovery. I prefer to wait a time
before making any positive declarations
on the subject, although I expect tho
(Concluded on Secoml Page.)
SUMMARY OF IMPORTANT NEWS.
The President's Condition.
President McKinley cont.nues to improve.
The physicians have strong hopes that
ho will recover. Page 1.
No symptom of peritonitis has developed.
The Improvement Is more marked than
t'he bulletins Indicate. Pag 1.
Vice-President Roosevelt is most sanguine,
and believes the phys elans will pro
nounce the President out of danger to
day. Page 2.
Dr. McBurney says the critical stag will
be passed today. Page 1.
Secretary Gage has been asked to relieve
the money market by New York nnan-
ctal Institutions. Page 5.
Chicago police believe they have located
Emma Goldman. Page 5.
Last efforts to settle the steel strike have
tailed. Page 5.
The National reunion of the G. A. R.
opened at Cleveland. Page 3.
Portland shut out Seat'tle, 1-0. Page 3.
Natloral and Amr can League scores.
Governor Geer commends proposed New
Jersey legislation against anarchists.
Strange death of Winter Kyle at Astoria
lea3 to suspicion of murder. Page 4.
Prospects are that Willamette Valley
pruna crop will bring good prices.
Governor Geer refuses to discuss candi
dacy of Judge S. A. Lowell. Page 4.
Commercial and Marine.
Improvement In President's condtt'on has
good effect In financial circles. Page 13.
Domestic and foreign commerelal news
and quotations. Page 13.
Shin Lonsdale and steamship Glamorgan
shire arrlveat Columbia River. Page 12.
Two large lumber schooners to be built
for Tillamook trade. Page 12.
Portland and Vicinity.
District Attorney Chamberlain tiles an
opinion that tne county has power to
rtgulate opening and closing et draw
bridges. Page 10.
Mass meetlns to promote Oregon's ma
terial interests. Page 1.
Abraham Isaak, anarchlgt. under arrest
In Chicago, published Tho Firebrand In
Portland. Pago1 12:
BUmot Plalg crushed tot deatlh In a well
at Lents. Page 7,
Burled forest discovered under the. lava
on Mount Hood, Pag 9i ;
Blnger Hermann speaks ofc public lands
and land matters. Page 9.
Deal on for the purchase of. ai 3S0-aere
tract by the golf club. Page 9.