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THE SECOND FLUK
Again Lack of Wind Pre
vented a Yach Race.
COULD NOT FINISH IN THE LIMIT
When the Drifting Match Was Called
Off, Shamrock Was Half a Mile
Ahead of Colombia British
Hopes Are Higher.
NEW TORK, Oct. 1. Today's attempt
to sail the second of, the present series
of international yacht races for the blue
ribbon of the sea proved a dismal failure.
Between 25,000 and 30,000 people who com
posed the pleasure fleet off Sandy Hook
Lightship, in hope of. seeing a repetition
of the thrilling sport of Saturday, wit
nessed Instead more of a drifting match
than a race. The wind was exceedingly
light and variable, at times falling so low
that the gossamer wind pennants, which
are as light as thistle down, hung limp
against the masts of the big single stick
ers. The wind, with crews lined up on the
lee rails, was not sufficient at any time
to make the racing machines heel to their
lines. At the end of four ana a half
hours the two yachts covered less than
one-half of the course of 20 miles, and as
there was 'no possibility of their finishing
within the time limit, the regatta com
mittee declared the race off.
When the gun was fired announcing
this decision,- the challenger was about a
half mile ahead of the defender, and to
that extent today's trial was a victory
for Shamrock. But the fluke today dem
onstrated little as to the question of su
premacy between the two boats, except
perhaps that Sir Thomas' new champion
Is more dangerous in light airs than was
supposed after her two former meetings
with the white flyer to which the patriots
are pinning their faith. In flukey winds
of variable strength, shifting, as they did
today, through six points of the compass,
luck cuts almost as much figure as model
and seamanship, and today fortune was
undoubtedly with the challenger.
The course was an equilateral triangle,
10 miles to the leg, the first leg being a
beat due east into the wind. The Yankee
skipper at the start outgeneralled his ad
versary in a splendid piece of jockeying,
crossing the line In the windward berth
12 seconds ahead of the Britisher. This
advantage Columbia held for two hours,
while both yachts steered far off the
course to the southward, looking for a
streak of wind that would profit them.
Finally Barr declined longer to continue
the vain quest. He put his helm down and
headed Inshore on the starboard tack.
Shamrock, at this time, after both had
been sailing in the same course, was a
beaten boat, and her skipper could afford
to take a. gambler's chance with fortune
He held doggedly off and lorttine smijed
upon him. Within five minutes he got
a breeze out of the sbuth which ruffled
the crestless seas and wafted, him like "'a'
ghost through the Columbia's weather.
Could Not Depend on the Wind.
But this was not his best piece of good
fortune. After this reverse, Columbia,
slipping through the seas at an astonish
ing pace, had worked out ahead of Sham
rock, but tOjleeward. When the- two
yachts were ipSthls position, about two
miles from thejfixst turn, a cant of wind
threatened to hlanket Columbia, and, to
avoid such a possibility, Barr went un
der Shamrock's stern. Just as he did so,
the wind hauled around more to the
south, knocking Columbia's head offhand
to the astonishedV spectators she seemed
headed almost back for the lightship at
the starting line. The golden boat, fa
vored by the same breeze, was headed in
exactly the opposite direction. Then the
wlpd shifted again, and when Barr got
Columbia straightened out he was a third
of a mile astern. In this position the two
boats rounded the first mark. Shamrock
three minutes and eight seconds beforo
Columbia, or a gain for Shamrock in the
beat to windword, adding the 12 seconds
which Columbia beat her over the line,
of three minutes and 20 seconds.
During the next hour. In a close reach
for the second mark, the yachts were able
to cover about four or four and a half
miles of the remaining 20, and as only 50
"minutes then remained before the expira
tion of the time limit, the race was de
After turning the mark the experts
thought Shamrock increased her lead
slightly. This gain may, however, be
accounted for by the fact that she carried
a large reaching sail, while Columbia was
working close to the wind with a small
baby jib topsail, a mere handkerchief
compared to Shamrock's largest.
When the excursion fleet headed for
home the only real excitement of the day
occurred. It was the race for New York.
Tonight both the Yankees and the for
eigners are praying for a good stiff breeze
Thursday, when the next race will be
Always optimistic, Sir Thomas Llpton
was today in the best of spirits. He
"I really do not see anything definite
yet on which to base an opinion of the
two boats. Shamrock was leading when
the race was declared off, but there is
nothing to brag about in that. Today,
while the winds were very light, there
was little fluking, therein differing from
last Thursday's breezes, which In spots
failed utterly, each boat in turn striking
dead calms. After the showing made thus
far by both boats, I should not hesitate.
If I were a betting man, to lay even
money on Shamrock. Both boats were
handled today to the best ability of the
best men each country could produce. I
don't think there's a better skipper In
America than Captain Barr, of the Co
lumbia." Sir Thomas expressed himself as per
sonally In favor of racing every day, pro
vided any suggestion looking to that end
should be made.
Captain Bob Wringe, who stands by
Sir Thomas on the bridge, when asked
if he considered Shamrock's chances bet
"I can't say her chances are better, for
they were never bad."
B. D. Morgan, who, with a party of
friends, remained for the night aboard
the Park City, inside Sandy Hook, said
"Today's race was merely a succession
of flukes. The challenger merely was
more fortunate than Columbia in catching
the fitful puffs of wind. I regret ex
tremely the outcome, because we were all
anxious to see what the boats would do
on the triangular course. But as it is",
we are now no wiser than before."
Captain Barr was extremely reticent
Absolutely no expression could be ob
tained from him upon any point further
than regret over the miserable racing
While there was no meeting at the New
York Yacht Club tonight of either the
challenge or the regatta committee, it
was Intimated that the cup committee of
the -club and the representatives of the
Royal "Ulster Club might have a meeting
In the near future, with regard to having
the yachts raced on consecutive days.
This was done two years ago 4 after a
number of postponements because of lack
Particulars of the Race.
When the string of signals was hoisted
on the committee boat indicating the
course,, the rival racers were circling
about the lightship, performing nearly
every known variety of marine maneu
vers. Shamrock was clothed in a brand
new suit of light weather sails, admirably
cut and of marvelous fit, Columbia, how
ever, was obliged to content herself with
the same old suit that carried her to vic
tory Saturday. Before the start Sham
rock hoisted a tiny jib topsail, perhaps
the smallest ever carried by a cap yacht.
It answered Its purpose capitally as a
storing sail and 'proved of great advan
tage in" a day so prolific of flukes and
in the doldrums.
The preparatory gun was fired at 10:45.
At that time both yachts were on the port
tack, standing to the southwest, with
Shamrock in the lead and Columbia in
her wake. Ten minutes later the bang
of the warning gun was heard and Co-
Jumbla,. wearing around, trimmed her
sails on the tack. Shamrock crossing her
bows. Columbia took good care to se
cure the weather berth and .10 seconds
after the starting gun, which was fired
at the dot of 11, she crossed the line on
the starboard tack, ahead and well to
windward. Shamrock luffed, over the line
a few seconds before the gun was fired
and was recalled by the judges boat and
had to put back. The official time of the
Luck was with the American boat at
first, for a fortunate catspaw struck her.
and enabled her to head up a couple of
points higher than her opponent. This
gave her a commanding lead, Shamrock
meanwhile scarcely moving through the
water, and appearing to be dull and log
gy. Shamrock went on the port tack 15
minutes after the start, Columbia fol
lowing Immediately. Once again the
American boat showed her superior
smartness in stays, coming about quicker
than her rival and gathering way as soon
as her head sheets" were trimmed down.
At 11:30 both yachts were pretty nearly
becalmed, Columbia having a lead of
about a quarter of a mile.
At 11:30 Shamrock went on the star
board tack, Columbia following, and then
a lucky streak filled Shamrock's sails and
gave her an appreciable lift. At noon
both yachts were on the port tack, almost
becalmed. The club topsails and jib top
sails were the only sails that puffed out
responslvely to. the stray streaks, of air.
The big mainsails flapped as the yachts
rose and fell in the long easterly roll and
the luff of the headsalls quivered. The
result was that the yachts barely had
Shamrock in the Lead.
Then the unexpected happened. Wafted
along at a fine clip by a stray puff, Sham
rock overhauled Columbia and at 1:15
she was so close that Captain Barr bore
down on her In order to kill her wind, as
he had so often killed the wind of Con
stitution. Shamrock went on the port
tack Immediately, followed by Columbia,
and In another minute the Britisher was
ahead and to windward.- The wind now
became more southerly. Both yachts set
reaching jib topsails,, eased off sheets,
steering a- direct course for. the mark.
Then Shamrockf'f6rged ahead and got In
to the. doldrums, while Columbia got a
slant of wind and at 1:55 passed Sham
rock. Then it was Shamrock's turn to
get the benefit of a breeze and she came
along and planted herself on Columbia's
weather quarter, crawling up on her un
til at 2:08 thy were neck and neck, with
the British boat to windward, blanket
ing her opponent. To escape from this
blanket, Captain Barr sent" Columbia on
the port tack at 2:12, but luck was against
her "and she lost every breath of the
fickle wind, as well as steerageway, and
it was nearly two minutes before she got
away and filled away on the starboard
tack again, and by that time Shamrock
was too far ahead to be overtaken. The
first mark was then close at hand and the
yachts tacked around It as follows:
Shamrock : 2:41:36
Shamrock had beaten the defender three
minutes and 20 seconds in the first 10
miles, and try as Columbia would, she was
unable to lessen the wide gap that sep
arated her from her antagonist. She held
her luff hunting for wind, but, falling to
find it, dropped slowly astern, until the
gun from the committee boat brought the
contest to an end, with nearly a half mile
of blue water between her and the golden
boat of Llpton.
British Hopes Are Rising.
LONDON, Oct. 2. The morning papers
Indulge in little 'comment on the" perform
ances of Shamrock II and Columbia yes
terday, although these performances are
held to confirm the Impression that the
challenger would show better on the tri
angular course, and Is apparently improv
ing her form, her work In yesterday's
light airs giving great satisfaction.
"It looks as If she were only beginning
to show her best form," says the Dally
Graphic. "If that is so, the abortive
races may prove in the end to have been
stepping stones to victory." It is gener
ally conceded that Sir Thomas LIpton's
chances of lifting the cup look brighter.
Mr. Hamilton, editor of the Yachtsman,
has declared in an interview that he
thinks the chances of the challenger win
ning the cup are "remarkably good, pro
viding she gets only ordinary luck, al
though, with a strong wind aft, Columbia
Is a marvelously fast vessel."
LYNCHING AT HELENA.
Masked Men Took Brady From Jail
and Hanged, Him.
HELENA, Mont., Oct. 2. James Ed
ward Brady, v the man who committed an
unusually brutal assault upon 5-year-old
Ida Pugsley, in Helena, yesterday, was
this (Wednesday) morning, about 1:30,
taken from the jail by a mob and hanged
to a telegraph pole In the Haymarket
Square, about three blocks from the jail.
The crowd was orderly and after the man
had been hanged it quietly dispersed.
There were' about 200 men engaged in the
affair, and they were all masked. They
attacked the jail door with a battering
ram and it soon yielded. On gaining ad
mittance, they demanded the keys of the
jailer at the point of a' gun, and threat
ened if he did not yield the man up they
would kill him. The jailer then got the
man out of his cell and he was given to
the mob. When they first took him, Brady
asked: "What Is it, gentlemen?"
The march to the hanging place was
quiet. Brady was given a chance to say
a word. He declared that they had the
wrong man, although he had been pos
itively identified by his victim' and a score
of other people who had seen him with
the child. He also asked that some money
that-was due him from the Montana Cen
tral' Railroad be sent to a niece, and then
he was pulled up. .The end of the rope
was tied to the pole and the crowd dis
persed. Later, Sheriff McConnell cut the
body down and placed It in a coffin.
There will be an investigation today.
Haytlnn Revolution Suppressed.
TKINGSTON, Jamaica, Oct. 1. Official
advices from Hayti report the suppression
of the revolutionary movement at Jer.
THE FAMOUS LOOP
A Correspondent Describes
EVANS AGAIN ON THE STAND
Captain Sigsbee, of the Scout St.
Paul, Told of .Delivering Messages
to Schley, and of the State
of the Weather.
WASHINGTON,. Oct. 1. The Schley
court of inquiry .made good headway again
today, concluding with t Admiral Evans
and hearing three new w'ltneses, although
MAYOR H. S. ROWE, "WHO
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the testimony of one of them was not con
cluded when the court adjourned for th?
day. Admiral Evans' testimony was
along the same lines as was his state
ment of yesterday, but some points were
presented iff greater detail, in response to
questions by Mr, Raynor.
The new witnesses were Captain Sigsbee
who commanded the scout St. Paul dur
ing the, Santiago campaign; Thomas 'M.
Dleuaide, a newspaper correspondent, who
was on the Texas during the battle of
July 3, and Chief Yeoman Gustav "E.
Becker, who was a clerk to Admiral
Sampson ' during the war. Captain Sigs
bee's testimony covered his communica
tions to Commodore Schley upon the let
ter's arrival' off Santiago, May 26, 1898, and
at subsequent dates, and dealt with the
state, of the weather at that period. He
was asked a great number of questions by
the court. Dleuaide described the loop
of the Brooklyn as- seen from the Texas.
Mr. Becker testified as to dispatches sent
from Admiral Sampson to Commodore
The proceedings of the day began as
usual with the recall of former witnesses
for the purpose- of making such verbal
corrections in their testimony as they
might desire. It was the intention today
to hear the testimony of Captain Sigsbee,
who commanded the scout St. Paul dur
ing the war with Spain. There was unu
sual interest manifested in Captain Slgs
bee's probable appearance, not so much
on account of his participation in the
war itself, as because of his connection
with the ill-fated Maine, whose destruc
tion In the harbor of Havana had so Im
portant an influence in causing the war.
Captain Lemly also announced his inten
tion of calling during the day Yeoman
Becker, who occupied a clerical position
on Admiral Sampson's flagship, thef New
York, during the war. He was sunlmoned
with a view of throwing light upon some
of the dispatches sent from that vessel.
General sympathy was expressed on the
part of the members of the court and
those in attendance with Judge Advocate
Lemly because of the death of his sister,
which occurred yesterday. Captain Lem
ly was present when the court convened,
but Immediately withdrew.
Captain Miller, who commanded the
collier Merrimac before she. was sunk
by Lieutenant Hobson, was called for
the purpose of correcting the official rec
ord of his testimony given yesterday.
Admiral Evans was then recalled. Mr.
Raynor began his interrogations by ask
ing the witness concerning tlTe secret code
of signals for communicating with the
Cuban insurgents near Clenfuegos. The
Admiral said that when Captain Chadwick
communicated this code to him he did not
Instruct him to give the information to
Commodore Schley. Mr. Raynor then
questioned the witness, especially as to
his interviews with Commodore Schley
after the battle of Santiago.
"Yesterday," said Mr. Raynor, "I was
speaking of a conversation which 1
thought you had at Guantanamo July 5.
I find I have made a mistake about that
and if necessary for me to repeat my
question I suppose you will answer in the
same way." He then asked: "Did you
have a conversation with Commodore
Schley July 4, some time during the morn
ing between 8 and 12 o'clock, on his flag
ship at Santiago, in the course of which
you used language as follows: 'Did you
know that Jack Philip started to run
away at the beginning of the battle,' and
to which Commodore Schley replied: You
are mistaken about that,' Evans; I saw
nothing of the kind. The Brooklyn made
a turn and you must see" the tactical sit
uation that made it necessary?' "
"I do not remember being on board the
Brooklyn on the Fourth of July. I think
it was the 5th at Guantanamo. I am
auiteL 'positive I was not on board the
J Brooklyn off Santiago but once, and that
was a long time beforo that. As to the
conversation I never said anything to the
effect that Captain Philip had run away
or attempted to run away. On thinking
over last night what did occur with ref
erence to the Texas, I think Commodore
Schley and I discussed the position of the
Texas when the fight began. The Texas
was lying with her head to the east when
the engagement began, and she turned
with starboard helm and headed off in the
same direction as the rest of us. She
fired first with her port battery, and then
put her helm to starboard and headed In
the same direction with the rest of tho
ships. I think that question I discussed
with Commodore Schley, but I cannot be
sure of it. That I ever intimated that
Captain Philip attempted to run away
with the Texas is preposterous on the face
"Did you have a conversation with him
on the sajme day at the same place and at
the same hour, or at any other place, in
which you used substantially the following
language: 'I shot the bow off the PTuton,
the 'stern off the Furor, put my helm to
starboard m and raked the Teresa ana
knocked out the Vizcaya?' ,
"To the best of my knowledge and be
lief. I never used such language."
"Were not the commanding officers
called on board the flagship Brooklyn by
signal on the morning of May 29, after the
Colon was discovered?"
WAS HEM) UP LAST'NIGHT.
"Can you tell me or do you recollect
what took place at the conference of the
commanding officers at that time?
Conference on the Brooklyn.
"Commodore Schley was In 'the cabin of
the -Brooklyn when we assembled, and
there was a general talk about the Span
ish, fleet having been located at last at
Santiago. I do not recollect any special
conference. I don't think it was In the
nature of a conference. I do not recollect
now that the officers were asked to ex
press any opinion. I remember having a
conversation with Commodore Schley
about the effect of the fighting batteries
on the ships, in. which I told him of the
experience we had had at San Juan, and
expressed the opinion to him that it was
not worth . while to risk ships fighting
Shore batteries alone; that I did not think
anything would be gained by it. In the
case under consideration the Spanish ships
we're present In the harbor. The condi
tions were changed, and we would have to
take the risk of the -fire from tho bat
teries in order to get at them.
"I remember Commodore. Schley remark
ing before we left that he felt that the
country held him responsible; that the
ships should not be risked under the fire
of the shore batteries until the Spanish
fleet was destroyed."
"I, want to call your attention to the
report of Captain McCalla of the Marble
head on page 426 of the appendix, which
says: 'Commodore Schley explained to the
commanding officers that in case the
Spanish ships came out he wished to con
centrate the batteries of all our ships on
a portion of those of the enemy. This
was not explained as a tactical concen
tration of our whole force on. a part of
the enemy, but as a division of our whole
fire on several of the enemy's ships. Dur
ing the time the commanding officers
were on board the flagship Captain Evans
asked Commodore Schley if it were his
Intention to steam at the enemy's ships In
case they should start to come out. Com
modore Schley answered: "Certainly,"
and added words indicative of his inten
tion to attack them as they came out of
the harbor.' "
"I recollect it perfectly."
"Is that correct?"
"That is correct."
"So there was a plan of battle arranged
by Commodore Schley, was there not?"
"There is nothing there to Indicate it
from what you have read."
"Was not the same order that was af
terward given by the Commander-in-Chief,
substantially: 'Close in toward harbor en
trance and attack them.' "
"You have not read anything about in
dicating any plan of battle."
Mr. Raynor And added the words
(reading) "Indicative of his intention to
attack them as they came out."
"I want to read you two reports, your
report of the engagement of the Spanish
squadron and I would like you to tell me
whether there Is any conflict between
them, and If there is, which one of these
statements in your judgment now Is cor
rect, (reading) 'After having passed at
10:35 the Oquendo and Maria Teresa, and
on fire, this vessel continued to chase" and
fire upon the "Vizcaya until 10:35, when the
signal to cease firing was sounded on
board, it having been discovered that the
Vizcaya had struck her colors.' That
was at 10:36 In your report. Now I want
to read from the report of the Commander-in-Chief,
(reading) 'The Vizcaya was
stil under the, fire of the leading vessels.
The Cristobal Colon had drawn ahead,
leading the chase, and- soon passed be
yond the range of the guns of the leading
American ships. The Vizcaya was soon
set on fire and at 11:15 she turned in shore
and was beached at Azerraderos, 15 miles
from Santiago, burning fiercely, etc.' "
CConcluded on Second Page.)
HELD-UP THE MAYOR
Masked Highwayman Gets
Watch and Money,
DIDN'T THROW UP HIS HANDS
His Honor Intercepted "Within One
Block of His Home and Force'd
at Pistol Point to Part
An audacious, nervy highwayman,
wearing a mask, at the point of a pistol
held up Mayor Henry S. Rowe last night
at the northwest corner of East Sixth,
street and Holliday avenue, stole the
Mayor's gold watch and about ?6 in
money, and escaped. The robbery took
place within a block of the Mayor's home.
The Mayor had promised to read a pa
per before the Clerk's Association in the
A. O. U. W. building, and about 7:45 h
left his house to board a trolley car to
get to the city. He was just crossing a
clump of bushes at the cornor of Holla
day avenue and Sixth street when, thn
highwayman sprang at him out of the
"Hold up your hands, and be quick."
said the robber, leveling a revolver at
the head of the Miyor of Portland. The
latter had his hands in his pockets at the
time, and he was so overcome with sur
prise that he began to walk slowly back
wards. "Why don't you hold up yer hands? I'm
a of a to s.hoot." hinted the rob
ber. The Mayor did not like the gleam of.
the fellow's revolver, but he said all the
same: "I won't."
Then the robber was enraged and he
threw down the slouch hat he wore and
commanded the Mayor to throw his
money and valuables into the hat. The
Mayor looked around for assistance, which
did not arrive, and he tossed his valuable
gold watch Into tho hat.
"Now, your money," ordered the rob
ber, and the Mayor regretfully placed hl3
right hand into his hip pocket and his
purse, containing 56. followed the watch.
There was only a short distance between
the Mayor and the footpad, and the lat
ter ordered His Honor to stand bark.
Then the robber skillfully transferred tho
proceeds of the robbery to his own pock
ets, placed his hat on his head and said
to the Mayor: "Now. you go that way,
and take care that you don't look bck.
I'm goln this way." With the corner of
his eye the Mayor saw the gleam, of the
fellow's revolver, and he walked toward
the place where he hoped to meet the trol
ley car. The car came up shortly after
ward, and When the Mayor looked at the
place where he had left the footpid
standing, of course the stranger had dis
appeared. "The robber had the drop on me and I
fifltfrtjQ-wapoiwrcith, whloh to defend my
self," said the Mayor last night to an
Oregonian reporter. "I had to submit.
He kept me pretty well covered with his
revolver all the time he was with m.
Aftr the robber 'went away I boarded the
trolley car and came to the city and
spoke before the Clerks Association, and
I was sorry that I was a few minutes
late. The robber did not Injure me in
any way." The Mayor evidently had a
few cents left to pay his car fare when
the robber left him, but he did not en
lighten the reporter as to this point.
When the police were asked about a
description of the robber, they stated that
he was a young man, wearing a slouch
hat. black mask probably a handker
chief with holes made for the eyes and,
It is probable that the hold-up will serve
to show the city authorities the need of
more policemen, and it is understood that
representations have been made to mem
bers of the City Council to get additional
SUMMARY OF IMPORTANT NEWS.
The new witnesses were- Captain Sigsbee, T-
M. Dleuaide, a correspondent and Sampaon'a
clerk. Page 1.
Admiral Evan3 wa3 again on th& stand.
The Brooklyn's loop was described, as seen
from the Texas. Page 1.
Lack of wind prevented yachts from, finishing
in the time limit. Page 1.
When the race was called fitt Shamrock was
half a. mile ahead. Page 1.
The next race will be sailed Thursday. Pago 1
Venezuela is sending more troops to the Goa
jira frontier. Page 2.
Pro-Boers in Bermuda aided Dutch war prison
ers to escape. Page 2.
The Turks are preparing to attack Koweit.
The Cabinet discussed Mackay'a Pacific cable
scheme. Page 2.
Prominent names are mentioned In connection
with the Helstano affair. Page 2.
James M. Seymour was nominated for Gover
nor by New Jersey Democrats. Page 3.
Portland won from Spokane by a score of 11
to 4. Pago 3.
Dlodine lowered the Northwest trotting record
,at North Yakima. Wash. Page 3.
Lester Relft's license was suspended at Xaw
market. Page 3.
Duke and Duchesa of York begin their home
ward journey today. Page 4.
Plans are about completed for the opening of
the Fort Hall, Idaho, Indian Reservation.
Important decision regarding the sale of Iand3,
on which payments aro overdue, bythe Ore
gon State Land Board. Page 4.
General conference of the Episcopal Church
open3 today In San Francisco. Page 3.
Quarterly report of the State Treasurer of
Washington. Page 4.
Mrsv Weatherred la doing great work for the
1005 fair at Buffalo. Page 5.
Commercial and Marine.
Liquidation in Sugar the feature of tho New
York stock market. Page 11.
German owners christen their ships In honor
of Oregon and the Columbia. Page 5.
Steamship Kvarven clears for the Orient.
Ocean freight market dull. Page 5.
Portland and Vicinity.
Mayor Rowe held up and robbed within one
block, of his home. Page 1.
Business part of Gresham destroyed by fire.
Does Portland want next meeting of tho Na
tional Livestock Association? Page S.
Effect of Middle West drouth on Oregon live
stock Industry. Page S.
Private N. Ginnls won first prize for Individ
ual drill at the Carnival. Page 8.
Delinquent tax sale postponed. Page 8.
Judge Frazer holds that physician's license
cannot be canceled except for statutory
causes. Page 12.