Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937, July 19, 1902, Page 8, Image 8

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Cars "Will Run on Schedule Time To.
day Teams Cannot Yet Use
East Side Approach.
Pedestrians commenced using Madlson
Etreet bridge yesterday, although the east
end Is still In an unflnlfihed condition.
Cars will be put In operation today. The
linemen were engaged yesterday In rewir
ing at the east end. Tracks have all been
laid, and it Is considered almost certain
that the cars of the Oregon Water Power
& Railway will run over the bridge on
schedule time.
The bridge la not open for teams and
will not be until the elevated roadway on
Hawthorne avenue has been repaired.
City Engineer Elliott is preparing esti
mates for rebuilding the roadway. There
Is urgent need for the early restoration
cl this roadway, not only for the accom
modation of the public, but for the relief
of the Morrison-street bridge, which Is
carrying double traffic
The public should bear in mind that
the bridge Is still In a very incomplete
condition, and all pedestrians should be
careful In crossing. Sidewalks are not
finished, and there are no barricades. The
roadway built by the Oregon Water Pow
er & Railway Company's double tracks
4s barely 18 feet wide, and with cars pass
ing and repassing there is sure to be con
siderable danger. By exercise of caution
Occidents -will be avoided.
petition to Build on Vancouver Ave.
nue From McMlllen. to RnsnelL.
1 A petition will bo circulated asking the
.County Court to build a bicycle path on
!Vancouver avenue to connect McMlllen
lend Russell streets. Vancouver avenue
jls to be Improved in a short time, and It
tts desired that this path should be built
'at tho time the street is graded. Author
ity for this path was given In the gen
feral bicycle ordinance which was passed
by the City Council a year ago, when a
'number of routes were selected on the
East and West Sides.
Authority is given to build a path on
Wheeler street and Vancouver avenue,
connecting with McMlllen street and ex
tending to the city limits. Vancouver
I avenue is to be improved at once to Rus
sell street, and as soon as it has been
made uniformly CO feet wide, north from
.Morris street, the Improvement will be
continued through to Alberta street. The
object Is to have a bicycle path built
straight along the avenue to the north
west corner of the Piedmont tract. The
Multnomah County Bicycle Association
-adopted this route through Alblna, after
careful consideration. It was decided
that a path should be built connecting
with the steel bridge and extending along
Vancouver avenue to connect with the
path already built. This route does away
with the steep hill on McMlllen street
and passes directly through the thickly
settled portion of Alblna and cuts through
the main streets. The petition asks for
construction of the path to Russell street
only for tho present.
Wound Up in a Set-Scrovr in Stand
ard Box Factory Leg Gashed.
Pearl Osborn, tho 11-year-old son of C.
C. Osborn, who lives In Tabasco Addition,
met with a painful accident yesterday
morning while wdrklng in the Standard
Box Factory on East Water 6treet. The
boy was acting as off-bearer to one of
the machines in the factory. In some
way his trousers leg was caught by the
set-screw, which drew his leg into the
machine, and would probably have
crushed his leg off but for the prompt
efforts of the little fellow in pulling him
self away from the machine.
A gash an inch deep and seven Inches
long was made in the calf of his leg. Into
this the cloth of the trousers and sock
had been ground. His father, who also
works In the factory, with Mr. Woodcock,
carried the injured boy to the office of
Dr. Chambers, in the Logus building. It
was found that the wound had nearly
penetrated to the bone. The boy said
that after his leg caught he braced his
foot against a board and wrenched hlm
self,loose from tho whirling set-screw;
He was then put under tho influence of
an anesthetic while the wound was
dressed. The operation took an hour.
Twenty-five stitches were necessary. Af
Jterwards he was taken to his home. Dr.
Chambers said ho never 6aw a pluckier
Must Remove Street Obstructions.
Managers of Studebaker Bros., Buffalo
Pitts and tho Russell Company yesterday
wero requested to clear the elevated road-
Vways on Belmont and East Yamhill
streets, by Chief McLauchlan, and they
Jagreed to take steps to have this done
(at once. These two streets are occupied
with long lines of threshing machines,
traction engines and other agricultural
idmplements. Chief Campbell on investi
.gatIon found that in case of firo in this
-vicinity it would be almost impossible to
Uget the apparatus where it could be used.
'An engine or truck might be gotten
through the narrow space left, but there
would be danger of accidents.
Death of an Old Contractor.
Ezra St. John, aged 78 years, died Ttiura
"iaay evening in the Odd Fellows' Home,
near Kenllworth, where he had been since
"the dedication of the home. He had been
a well-known contractor, and was super
intendent of construction when the Port
Sand postofflce was built. He also built
.many important buildings. He was a
member of Samaritan Lodge, No. 2, and
Ellison Encampment, No. 1, I. O. O. F.
The funeral will be held Sunday under
tthe auspices of the L O. O. F., and in
terment will be in the Odd Fellows' cem
etery. Injured by Chemical Explosion.
( Henry Knight, employed In the St. Johns
Match Factory, was badly Injured by the
explosion of chemicals yesterday. He
was burned about the face, and it Is
thought that the sight of one of his eyes
may have been destroyed. Last evening
It was reported from the Good Samaritan
'Hospital, where he was taken, that he
was getting along as well as could be ex
pected, but the extent of the injury to
his eyes could not be determined.
"WI1? Camp at Trout Lnlce.
The Sunnyslde Boys- Brigade will start
this morning for Its annual encampment
at Trout Lake. The brigade goes to Hood
River today, where the boys will camp
over Sunday. Monday they will proceed
to Trout Lake. W. O. Nlsley will be in
Grange Meeting Today.
Evening Star Grange. ICo. 27, Patrons of
Husbandry, will hold an Important meet
ing today In Multnomah Hall. There will
be several candidates and a programme In
the afternoon. In the evening an Ice
cream social will be held.
Body Will Be Sent to Detroit.
The relatives of Fred F. Groshans, who
committed suicide by shooting himself
nearly two weeks ago, have instructed
F. S. Dunning, undertaker, to ship the
body to Detroit, Mich., which will be
done this evening.
Half Block Sold for $5250.
The purchase price of the half block
on East Third street, between East Clay
street and Hawthorne avenue, paid by the
Phoenix Iron Works Company, was $5250.
The owners were E. J. Troup and others,
of Vancouver.
Fire in St. Johns Match Factory.
The packing and dripping building of
the Match Factory at St. Johns ..was
burned Wednesday night. Tho fire spread
so rapidly that nothing could be done.
It Is supposed .that the fire started In the
chemicals. The main building; about S3
feet away, was saved. The loss Is about
5500, with no insurance. The company will
rebuild at once.
East Side Notes.
Councilman Sharkey, of the Ninth
Ward, and family, have gone to Ocean
W. W. Shambrook and family. 261 Hal
sey street, will 'spend the next two
months at Rainier.
O. H. Walberg1, of Sellwood. spent n
week with his family at SodavIHc, where
they are spending the Summer.
E. L. Corner, a well-known resident of
Sellwood, has returned from a three
months' trip In the East. He visited Ohio
and other states.
Delegations From Many FrnternnI
Orders Attend.
The remains of George C Sears were
laid to rest yesterday afternoon In River
view cemetery. The funeral was held at 2
o'clock from Calvary Presbyterian
Church, under the auspices of Portland
Lodge, Benevolent Protective Order -of
Elks. The funeral sermon was delivered
by Rev. Dr. H. J. Talbott. who paid a
fitting tribute to the memory of the de-
1 Wnltlng-Rooms.
ceased. The church was crowded, and a
long line of carriages followed the hearse
to the cemetery. The funeral was attend
ed by delegations from Samaritan Lodge,
I. O. O. F., Knights of Pythias, Masons,
Foresters, A. O. U. W.. Woodmen, Women
of Woodcraft, and other societies which
Mr. Sears had been a member of. The
honorary pallbearers were selected from
Past Grand Exalted Rulers of the Elks j
as follows: C. H. Clute, Alex Sweek. R.
W. Mitchell, H. D. Griffin. Louis Dam
masch and Dr. H. R. Llttlefleld. The
active pallbearers were: Phil Harris,
Harry Meyer, John F. Olson. H..P. Chrls
tensen. and George D. Smith.
At the grave of George C. Sears, al
though called upon on the spur of the
moment. Colonel R. W. Mitchell delivered
a short but fitting eulogy. In part he
"Brothers and Friends: We have re
turned to Mother Earth an honest man.
He who lies there needs tm eulogy from
us. His life and career speak more elo
quently than anything we could say. Had
I the" tongue of Demosthenes, garnished
by the eloquence of Ingersoll, little could
I add to what In ict and deed he did
himself. The principles of our order he
revered. He was alert in charity, mixed
with a judgment that neither encouraged
the slothful nor turned away the unfortu
nate. He was a royal Elk, charged with
high resolves, and mingling in unison,
charity. Justice,, and brotherly love. Where
be will go, unless all elgns fall, every one
who knew him as I did will need no
"Sleep, brother, sleep. The vigil we
keep. And rest. The Great Exalted Ruler
decides It Is best. To "his will we lowly
bow. Great heart be still. It Is his will.
We will come one by one. Until then,
sleep on and rest. 'Tls best!"
Twenty-ono Pass Before State Medl-
cal Board.
Dr. Byron E. Miller, secretary of the
State Medical Board, yesterday gave out
a copy of the official list of those who re
cently parsed successful examinations be
fore the board. The examinations were
held in this city on July S-9, and 21 candi
dates out of 24 were successful. These
21 are now entitled to practice medicine
and surgery anywhere within the limits
of the State of Oregon. They are:
Daniel R. Corgell, M. D graduate of
Ohio Medical College, 1SS3.
John Frey, M. D., graduate of Eclectic
Medical Institute. Cincinnati, O., 1S70.
A. N. Hallabough, M. D., graduate of
Vanderbllt University. 1902.
W. W. Hicks, M. D.. graduate of Univer
sity of Southern California, 1902.
M. E. Jarnagln, M. D., graduate of Ten
nessee Medical College, 1S97.
George V. Ketchum, M. D.t graduate
Cleveland Medical College. SS0.
W. C McKcchuie, M. D., graduate of
McGlll Medical College, 1899.
A. L. McNeill, M. D., graduate of ChlT
cago Homeopathic Medical College, 1S95.
E. R. Rentz, M. D., graduate of Univer
sity of Pennsylvania, 1S70.
Boyd M. Richardson, M. D., graduate of
Willamette University, 1900.
Faulkner Short, M. D., graduate of Uni
versity of Toronto. 1902.
J. D. Wetmore, M. D., graduate of Hah
neman Medical College, 1SS2.
G. T. Trommald. M. D., graduate of
Rush Medical College, 1901.
C. G. Patterson, M. D., graduate of Ec
lectic Medical Institute. 1902.
P. Overton, M. D., graduate of Chicago
College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1902.
G. H. Merryman, M. D.. graduate of
Chicago College of Physicians and Sur
geons, 1902.
J. M. Gunning. M. D., graduate of Chi
cago College of Physicians and Surgeons,
James H. Corrlco, M. D., graduate of
Chicago College of Physicians and Sur
geons, 1902.
W. B. Wells, M. D graduate of Chicago
College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1901.
C M. Frazer. M. D., graduate of Chicago
Homeopathic Medical College. 1901.
R. L, Smith, M. D.. graduate of Beau
mont Medical College, 1896.
The O. R. & N. Co. has made a 515 rate
for individual flve-rlde. round-trip com
mutation tickets, Portland to North
Beach and Clatsop Beach points. These
tickets will be good any time from date
of sale up to October 15. 1902. and will be
honored in either direction between Port
land and Astoria on the boats of the Ore
gon Railroad & Navigation Company, the
White Collar Line, the Vancouver Trans
portation Company and on trains of the
A. & ('. R. R. Tickets now on sale at O.
R. & N. office. Third and Washington.
Derangement of the liver, with consti
pation, injures the complexion. Induces
pimples, sallow skin. Carters Little
Liver I'llls remove the cause.
They Come From Private School at
OUayama, for the Purpose of
Studying American Customs.
A party of 10 Japanese students. ac
companied by the principal of their school
and an adviser, will arrive In Portland
about July 24. The expenses of this party
are paid by the school to which it be
longs, belnj, an experiment In higher edu
cation begun by this establishment last
May, when 15 students were sent on a
similar visit to Korea and China. This
school is located in Okiyama, a city
whose population on December 31, 1S8S,
numbered 58,025. The school Is a private
crterpp.v?, receiving a subsidy of only
$1250 per annum from the prcfectual gov
ernment In which It Is located. Its rank,
so far as study Is concerned. Is that of an
American high school. There Is also In
this City of Okiyama a public high school,
one of the best in Japan: besides the
grammar and primary schools. The pub
lic school system in Japan differs from
that' of the United States in that parents
who are able to do so pay for the educa-
2 Office. 3 Teachers' Rooms. 4
tlon of tholr children In proportion to
their wealth, the charges ranging from
15 cents to 0 cents per month, American
money, being somewhat less In the pri
mary grade and more in the high school.
But where the parents are very poor no
charge Is made, and books are supplied
free to those unable to purchase them.
Moreover, when pupils munlfest marked
intelligence In the grammar grades and
are too poor to pursue their studies at
their own expense, they are sent to the
high school not only free of charge but
are alf-o supplied with board and lodging
and clothing, and even a small money
allowance during their stay there; the
idea belngthat the country needs "the
best services of Its most Intelligent citi
zens and can well afford to do everything
posflblo to promote their highest devel
Tho step that this Okayama school Is
taking In sending some of its best stu
dents abroad during tho Summer vaca
tion, in order that they may acquire a
practical knowledge of the manners, cus
toms and Industries of foreign nations. Is
typical of the great efforts Japan Is mak
ing to secure the education of the rising
generation. In this private Okayama
high school there are 750 pupils, with 25
teachers. And it is to be presumed that
the public high school will have as many
more students. For a city of less than
C0.000 this Is a good record, especially
when It is considered that this private
high school Is exclusively for boys. When
It Is remembered that modern Japan dates
only from 1S6S. the strides the nation Is
making In education, as well as In other
directions. Is truly remarkable.
With a total population of less than 47,
009.000 on January 1. 1S99, Japan had on
December 31, 1900, 21.S6S students receiving
the hlghor (or college) education; 6334 of
whom were being educated at the public
expense, while 13,913 wero paying their
own way. v
In regard to education, below the col
lege course, the following tables, taken
from the report of the Government Bu
reau of Statistics for 1902, speak for them
selves: Number of high-grade schools December
31. 1S99
Intermediate '. , 190
Normal 49
Technical 275
Superior for girls . 36
High 2,668
Total 3.21S
Medicine, political administration,
literature, science and arts 42
Agriculture, arts, manual training,
commerce and merchant marine 227
Totals 260
Primary and grammar 26,997
Teachers employed December 31, 1S99
Intermediate schools 3.0S3
Normal schools :... S39
Technical and special schools 1,970
Superior schools for girls 430
High schools ....'. 5,733
Total 12,055
Schools of medicine, political ad-
ministration, literature, science
and arts 752
Schools of agriculture, arts, mnnual
training, commerce and merchant
marine : LZ45
Total 2.027
Primary and grammar schools ... .88,660
Pupils in public and private schools De
cember . 1S99
Intermediate schools 6S.SS5
Normal schools 12.S29
Technical and special rchools 31,900
Superior 5chools for girls S.474
High schools , 109,299
Total 234.45S
Schools of medicine, political ad
ministration, literature, science
and arts 11,627
Schools of agriculture, arts, manual
training, commerce and merchant
marine .-... 23,006
Total 34.723
Primary and grammar schools.... 4,302.623
The education of girls Is as yet in Its
Infancy, the number of boys In respect
to girls being about six to one In the
higher grades, and somewhat less than
two to one In the primary and grammar
grades. The higher education of girls,
however. Is making rapid strides.
Hottest Day of Season Comes on
Schedule Time.
The "hot enough for you?" man was out
In full force yesterday. Inflicting his soul
slckenlng intorrogatlves upon the swelter
ing public The weather man evidently
desired to even things up for the cold
spell he ordered for the great and glor
ious Fourth of July. This he succeeded
in doing. The day was by far the hottest
of the season, and dealers of of hokey
pokey Ice cream and Summer beverages
reaped handsome- returns. At 3 A. M. the
thermometer stood at 61 degrees above
the zero mark, and an hour later It
had jumped up four notches. At S o'clock
there was a registration of 69 decrees,
and at 11 people began to perspire freely
and swear by jerks, for the mercury had
crawled up to the 0 mark. At high noon
three more degrees were added to the al
ready large supply of heat, and the
weather market was firm, with upward
tendencies. At 2 P. M. It was "awful
hot" at SI degrees, and an hour later the
silver-colored liquid In the weather man's
office was .still another notch to the good.
The highest point reached was 93 de
grees. This jevent occurred at 4 o'clock,
after which time there was a reaction,
and things began to get cooler. At G
o'clock, 92 degrees was announced, and by
9 the temperature had cooled down to SO.
After the shades of night had fallen,
people went to bed with open windows,
although matters had cooled down to the
72 mark by 10 o'clock. Cooler weather Is
predicted for today. .
Frances WUIard Ranked Alongside
of. Mill and Spencer.
VANCOUVER. Wash., July 15. (To the
Editor.) Referring to comments on my
communication in today's Oregonlan, I
desire to say that It was not Intended to
accuec The Oregonlan of clcelng Its col
umns to prohibition argument, for. In
times past, it has been generous and lib
eral In that as It Is on all matters of
public Interest. At the same time The
Oregonlan Is "Inflexibly hostile" to the
prohibitory law; see editorial In Issue of
June 27, "Error Dies Among Its Wor
.shlpero," and but little If anything has
Exercise - Room tor Bad Weather. B Recltatlon-Rooms.
appeared In Its columns for the last year
or so in answer to Its frequent attacks
on the Intelligence and standing of the
advocates of prohibition. Such appella
tions as cranks, fools. Idiots and para
noics, have been freely applied to pro
hibitionists in general, while the designa
tion of articles written In a spirit of
Honesty and fairness, as Incumbrances,
betrays vlndlctlveness and prejudice to
a high degree.
In the editorial last mentioned, the
standing of Frances A. Wlllard and Lady
Somerset In the world of thought Is com
pared to Bryan, who Is designated as a
"transient political nuisance In distinction
to a statesman who by thought or deed
has made a deep mark." Permit me to
say that, measured by the influence for
good of humanity, the life work of these
noble women will probably be as great
as the profound reasoning of a Mill or a
The Oregonlan says gambling Is crime,
the use and eale of liquor Is not. Where
in lies the difference? Both are corrupt
ing the moral life of the nation, and
therein lies the crime and the Justification
of prohibition. Merely this and nothing
more. All the ranting nonsense about the
liberty of the Individual and the enact
ment of bumptuary laws, etc., is but
tho raucous cackle of tho Judas spirit
that would sell Its Lord for 30 pieces of
silver, and of the self-sufficient Individual
who, strong-willed and mighty In his own
mind, has no pity for his weaker brother,
and selfishly takes no thought for any
thing beyond his own material comfort.
Yes, gambling In all its gradations,
from the millionaire stock gambler down
to the Ignorant negro qrap-shooter, is a
crime, made so by Its degrading Influence
as a whole on the moral life of society,
and not by any one particular form or
set. But Infinitely more. It seems to me,
Is It a crime for the state to license and
reap a profit from a thing that Is the
source of more human misery and unhap
plness than all else combined. Is the
sale and use of liquor a crime? Unless
one can conscientiously declare that Its
effects on the welfare of the people as a
whole are more beneficial than harmful,
they must admit that it Is; and If a
crime, then the principle of prohibition
Is right, regardletM of whether or not It
Is practical under present conditions,
which Is another question.
The position of The Oregonlan that It Is
a gain for decency to force vice out of
sight. In that it does away with the
power of suggestion carried to the minds
of the young. Is correct, and the same
principle has resulted, according to Gov
ernor Stanley, of Kansas, In thousands
of young men growing to manhood In
that state without ever having known
the taste of liquor or seeing a saloon. If
the decrease of crime and the Increase of
savings reported from the states where
the prohibition law has been tried though
Imperfectly enforced Is any Indication of
what good results would come from a
perfect enforcement of the law. It would
Indeed be a blessing for humanity If It
were made universal.
Oregon Lumbermen Can Bid on
Government Orders.
Oregon lumbermen have an opportunity
to supply the Government with a large
amount o' timber for the naval station
at Cavlte. Specifications for bids have
been received by the Chamber of Com
merce and copies may be obtained by
Interestee persons. Proposals are to be
opened August 9 at Washington. Impor
tant Items In the specifications are:
Four hundred and twenty thousand feet
Oregon pine, 100,000 feet sugar pine. 65.000
feet white ash, 4000 feet hickory. 4000 feet
mahogany, 3S.0C0 feet white oak, 10.000 feet
spruce, 55,000 .feet Port Orford cedar, 200
spruce spars, 1000 white oak staves.
For the Elks' convention at Salt Lake
August 12-14. the O. R. & N. will sell 30
day round-trip tickets at rate of ?29 60; for
return through San Francisco via rail or
steamer, 544 Tickets on sale August 9
and 10. Call at O. R. & N. office. Third
and Washington, for further Information.
A delightful trip of a few hours will
take you 'through the famous "Columbia
River Gorge." the greatest combination of
river and mountain scenery on earth. O
R. & X. train leaves Portland dally a: 9
A. M. Return, can be made by steamer
from Cascade Locks. Special low rates
for this trip. Get particulars at O. R. &
N. ticket office. Third and Washington.
E. W. Grove.
This name must appear oa every box of th
zenulne Laxative Broroo-Qulnlne Tablets, the
remedy that surca a cold la ono day. 25 cenu.
County Court Decides That Law Shall
Be Enforced and That "Warrants
Are Xot Xceded.
The County Court yesterday notified
Sheriff Storey not to release any bicycle
seized for nonpayment of the bicycle tax
until the tax of U and the penalty of
51 (50 has been paid In full. The Sheriff
was in doubt as to whether, having seized
the wheels without a warrant, having
first been Issued, he could hold them.
Judge Webster stated that the persons
violated the law In riding up the paths
when they had no license, and the Sheriff
could merely seize the wheels again, as
be Is now duly authorized to do. In ex
planation the court said further: "These
people were guilty of riding on these
paths without license tags, and they
should be made to pay the penalty. We
have built these paths for their special
benefit, and If they desire to use them
they ought to be willing to pay the 51
per year license that Is Imposed. It costs
money to build these paths and keep
them In condition, and the law must be
"Tne deputy who stopped a man on the
path and was fined for acting In accord
ance with Instructions, will not be obliged
to pay the fine himself. There seems to
be little doubt that the former court Is
sued the warrant to the Sheriff, but
through some slip It was not placed on
record. This has been fully remedied
and the work of watching the paths will
be continued.'
The man who caused the arrest of this
deputy, It is reported, has threatened to
sue the county for 510,000 damages.
There arc at present over 20 bicycles on
hand. If not rcdeemedf within a certain
length of time, the law provides that
they may be sold.
Will of Cornelius Murphy.
Tho will of Cornelius Murphy, deceased,
was admitted to probate yesterday. The
estate comprises 160 acres of land near
South Bend, two lots In South Park Addi
tion to Seattle, a lot In Los Angeles, and
a stock of cigars and tobacco. The de
visees are Johanna Murphy, the widow,
and the children John Michael, Timothy,
William and Annie Murphy, who reside
at West Farms, New York City. Arch
bishop Alexander Christie and John Har
ris are named as executors.
County Court to Pans on Bills.
The -County Court will pass on bills to
day, Including May and June road bills
and election bills, and Auditor Brandes
states that road time checks have been
audited and approved by the court and
warrants are ready. The warrants to be
Issued In payment of th.e other claims will
number about 2000, and It will take about
a week for the County Clerk to get them
Articles of Incorporation.
Articles of Incorporation of the Larson
Quick Transit Company were filed In the
County Clerk's office yesterday by L. H.
French, John Larson and Charles J.
Maher. The capital stock Is 54000. The
objects announced are to own, lease, con
trol and operate boats to be used In the
transportation of freight and passengers
on the Columbia and Willamette Rivers.
Court Xotcs.
I. Lowengart has filed an attachment
pult against E. W. Dunbar In the State
Circuit Court to recover ?527.
Eva Wallace has sued Elmer J. Wal
lace for a divorce on the ground of deser
tion, commencing in October, 19C0. They
were married at Vancouver, Wash., in
Charles Wefer has sued Levi Sparks,
Van B. DcLashmutt, John R. Oatman
and others to quiet title to lot 30 In sub
division No. 2, DeLashmutt & Oatman's
Little Homes.
Sophie Danner yesterday filed suit in
the State Circuit Court against John Wat
rln and Helene B Watrln, to foreclose a
mortgage for 5400 on lot 11 and the east
half of lot 12. block 2, Sunnyslde, ex
ecuted to H. M. Ackley, and now held by
Mrs. Danner.
Ella Hatfield, administratrix of the es
tato of Job Hatfield, deceased, filed her
final account In the County Court yes
terdiy. The receipts were 5974S and the
dlsburselents ?331S. Hatfield owned 57500
In stock In Inman, Poulsen & Co.'s Mill,
and property In Stephens' Addition and
No Electric Alarms Fireman "Watch
es in a Tower to See Blaze.
New York Sun.
When a fire occurs in St. Petersburg the
nearest citizen doesn't step to a red box
and ring In an alarm for the engines by
electricity. They haven't advanced so far
yet. The Russian system of spreading
news of a fire la the most primitive In
They don't send out any fire alarm at
all In St. Petersburg until the fire has
blazed out fierce and strong. In fact, the
fire department doesn't know It. One fire
man comprises In himself the St. Peters
burg alarm system.
At all times a fireman Is on duty In the
tower of the City Hall. He watches the
city, and when a fire burns up he notices
it, or is expected to do so.
If It Is In the -daytime he runs up a
number of black balls- on the outside of
the tower. If It Is In the night he uses
red lanterns Instead of balls. The num
ber of the balls or lanterns Indicates the
district In which is the fire.
On seeing the signal the firemen turn
Naturally this method Is not productive
of great speed In reaching the fire. From
20 minutes to half an hour Is good time,
unless the fire occurs quite near an en
gine company's quarters.
The result is that the citizens of St. Pe
tersburg try to do most of the fire extln-
! gulshlng themselves, and as there la no
a Brewed in s plant as clean as the cleanest home kitchen always open to
M your inspection 58,97 visitors last yesr. ff
Agents for
order and no discipline the -wildest confu
sion usually prevails. At every hint of a
fire, nt matter how slight, the neighbors
begin at once to strip their homes of ev
erything of value. The police make no
attempt to establish fire lines, so the mob
hampers the firemen rather than helps
But all this Is nothing beside the excite
ment of the progress of the engine or en
ginesthere are 74 pieces of apparatus
and 1027 firemen In the city to the fire, in
snowtlme the engines travel on runners
Instead of wheels. Beside the driver sits
a man ringing a big bell to warn other
vehicles to keep out of the way.
After the engine, five tenders follow,
one after the other. One carries the hose,
another a water tank. Then come three
more, all filled with firemen.
In the last century Russia has lost prop
erty to the amount of $15,000,000,COO by fire.
The loss averages $150,000,000 a year.
Bird Notes.
Chicago News.
Cuckoos are birds whose nations are a
standing puzzle to naturalists. As Is well
known, the cuckoo lays Its eggs in the
nests of other birds. When they hatch
the young cuckoos throw out the young
of other species and get all the attention
of the old birds for themselves. Recent
experiments show that the instinctive de
sire of the young bird to eject Its foster
brothers from the nest Is much stronger
than has been believed. Two cuckoo eggs
were placed In the same nest, and the
fight thai, ensued after the chlck3 were
hatched reads like an occount of cham
pions wrestling. The Instinct is a most
singular one and was manifested before
the birds were 20 hours old. Proverbial
early rising by the lark, expressed In the
phrase, "up with the lark," Js denied by
an eminent ornithologist, who claims that
whereas the greenfinch Is up at 2 o'clock
In the morning In Summer, the blackbird
at 4 and the hedgerow sparow half an
hour later, the lark does not appear until
after 5.
PORTLAND. July 18.-8 P. M.-Maxlraum
temperature, 33; minimum temperature, 61;
river reading at 11 A. M.. 14.0 feet: change In
the past 24 hours. 0.3 foot; total precipita
tion. 5 P. II. to 5 P. M.. 0.0O; total precipita
tion since Sept. 1. 1001. 40.85 Inches; normal
precipitation since Sept. 1. 1001. 4C.15 Inches;
deficiency. 5.30 inches; total sunshine July 17.
15:18; possible sunshine July 17. 15:1S.
i "UMnd
I? -. 1
S S 9 I
a 5 "
S;3 3
Baker City ....
Kamlocps, B. C
Neah Bay .....
Red Bluff
Sacramento ...
Salt Lake
San Francisco .
Walla "Walla ..
Pt. cldy
Pt. cldy
No rain has fallen west of the Rocky Moun
tains durlnc the last 24 hours. It is much
warmer In the North Pacific States, and. the
temperatures" In the Willamette Valley and
Sound country are now from 8 to 17 degree
above the normal. It Is not so warm east of
the Cascade Mountains, and the temperatures
in the wheat districts range between 84 and
00 degrees. The Indications are for Increasing
A Little' Shot rat Old Kins
Out of Business.
"U'hen medicine falls they sometimes
send sick people away to another climate
for their health. Sometimes the climate
does It, but more often they stumble on
the proper food to take, and then get
A lady In San Diego tells of a friend
who left her home each December, for
the past two "Winters, to go to California
for her health. She says: "Almost all of
her time was spent in visiting the doc
tor and sitting In a big chair and watch
ing the clock to note the time lor her next
dose of medicine. Nervousness was her
principal trouble, and wlth others of
kindred nature, made life for her a bur
den. "On the occasion of her last visit I
begged her to give up the use of coffee,
and use Postum Coffee. She replied that
t-he could not stop coffee. I said no more
at the time, but the next morning, at
breakfast, I passed her a fragrant, steam
ing cup of Postum, making It as It should
be made. After that. I had no more
trouble, and my friend drank no more
coffee. But the most surprising part of
the experience was the change that soon
came over her.
"We began to notice It within less than
a week. In less than a month her ner
vousness had left her, and In three
months she was a new woman In face,
figure and health I had not dared to hope
for so much benefit, although I had been
greatly benefited myself by Postum, but
coffee to her system was simply poison
ous, and I believe this Is the case with
many others. She returned to her home
In December, and was marrtcd within less
than two months after. She never falls
to give credit to Postum for her health
or thanks to me for teaching her to make
It properly, and well she may, for Postum
has done for her what travel, doctors and
medicine failed to do." Name given by
Pgstum Co., Battle Creek, Mich.
60 0.001 101 NB I
SO 0.00 61 N
84 0 00 OiW
CO 0.00 14SW
80 O.tiO UOiClm
06 0.00 0E
74 0 00 SN
03 0 00 tfiNW
100 0.00 SE
06 0.00 0NB
SC0.O0 101S
, 78 0.00 'iW
62 0.00 1SIW
82 0.00 NB
82 O.C0 12N
90 0.00 'IN
Distributers. Po rtland.
Royal fruit Jar
Oregon, Washington and Idaho
cloudiness and cooler weather Saturday In tho
Willamette Valley. Southern Oregon and the
Sound country. East of the Cascade Moun
tains It will be slightly warmer.
Forecasts made at Portland for the 2S hours
ending at midnight Saturday, July 19.
Portland and vicinity Increasing cloudiness;
cooler; northerly winds, becoming variable.
Western Oregon Increasing cloudiness; cool
er; northerly winds, becoming variable.
Western Washington Increasing cloudiness;
cooler, except near Immediate coast; northerly
winds, becoming variable.
Eastern Oregon. Eastern Washington and
Idaho Fair; slightly warmer.
EDWARD A BEALS. Forecast Officials
"Boom?." "Rooms and Board." "Housekeea- "
Ing Rooms," "Situation Wanted." 15 words or
less. 15 cents; Itf to 20 words. 20 cents: 21 to
25 words, 25 cents, etc No discount tor ad
ditional Insertions.
Today." SO centa for 15 words or less: 10 to
20 words, 40 cents; 21 to 25 words. 50 cents.
tc first lnstrtlon. Each additional Insertion,
cne-half; no further discount under one month.
"NEW TODAY" (gauge measure agate). 15
cents per line, first Insertion: 10 cents per 11ns
for each additional Insertion.
dressed care Tho Oregonlan and left at this
oJIlce. should always be Inclosed In saled en
velopes. No stamp Is required on such letters.
The Oregonlan will not be responsible for
errors In advertisements taken through tba
.Members are requested to meet Sunday, July
20. at 1 P. M.t at O. F. Temple, to attend tha
funeral of our late brother, Ezra St. John.
B. KLOTZ, Sec.
& A. M.-Stated communication this
(Saturday) evening at 8 o'clock. All
M. M. cordially Invited. Work In M.
M. degree. By order W. M.
A. F. & A. M Special meeting this
(Saturday) evening at 7:30 o'clock.
In 3Iai-onic Hall, Burkhard build
ing. Work In E. A. degree. All E.
A. Masons welcome. By order W. 31.
J. A. NEWELL. Sec.
The funeral committee Is hereby notified to
meet at Odd Fellows Hall, corner of First and
Alder sts.. tomorrow (Sunday) afternoon at I
o" clock, to attend the funeral of our lata
brother. E. St. John. Other members of the
lodge and order aro fraternally Invited to at
tend. 31. OSVOLD. Sec.
WISE In this city, at the family residence,
3S3 East Ninth st.. July 18. 1002. Carl F.
Wise, aged 0 jears. 1 month and 12 days.
, son of Carolina and Samuel Wise. Notice of
' funeral hereafter.
SKINNER July IS. 1002. at 8 P. 3f.. at resi
dence of his daughter. 3Irs. L. S. Kaiser. 20C
Chapman st.. Edward Hajes Skinner, aged
73 years. 2 months and 18 days. Funeral
notice later.
WILHEL3I July 17. 1002, at St. Vincent's
Hospital. Jacob Wllhelm. . aged 61 j ears.
Funeral Saturday. July 20. 4 P. M., from
Edward Holman's funeral parlors. Inter
ment in Lone Tlr cemetery. Friends Invited.
O'HALLORAN July IS. 1902. Infant daughter
of 3tr. and 3Irs. Patrick O'Halloran, aged 5
months and G days. Funeral Sunday. July
20. at 2 P. M . from residence. 340 Ros? st
Interment at 3It. Calvary cemetery- Friends
HA3IILTON Entered Into rest July IS. 1002.
Caroline A. Hamilton, beloved wife of J. C.
Hamilton, aged 61 years. S months. 4 days.
Funeral services will take place Sundaj. July
20. at 10 A. M.. from her late residence, 35H
Larrabee st. Services at the grave private.
Schenectady, N. Y , papers plea3e copy.
J. r. FIXLEY & SOX. ProicreiHtve
Fnnernl Directors and Embalmern,
Cor. Third nnil JelTerson St. Com
petent lady ain't. Hoth phones Xo. I).
EDWARD IIOL.MAX. UndertnUer. 4th
and Yamhill t. Itt-na Stlnxon. lady
nmiitnnt. Both pbonca Xo. HOT.
for Saturday, fresh killed and drawn If eo
desired; not a poor chicken In the 100 or
more that will be offered today (Saturday).
Butter, very best creamep. 50c per 2-pound
square. Our eggs are all strictly fresh ranch
eggs and guaranteed. A 10-pound box fresh
macaroni. 35c. A 35c pound Java Aid Mocha
cofTee. 25c. etc., etc. Ev-erj thing cut. Cali
fornia Market. 1S5 Third st. Phone 31aln
053. Columbia 041.
attractiveness. Satln-Skln Powder pleases all
users. Flesh white or brunet. 31eler & Frank.
I want to order my wood at the Pioneer
3Iorrlson-Street Fuel Company.
On Improved city and farm property.
On Improved city and farm property, at lowest
current rate. Building loans. Installment
luans. MacMastr .t BIrrell. tit Worcester blfc.
Spring: chick .25c up
Mt. Hood Creamery 50c
Sknmokawa Creamery 50c
Brownsville Creamery rjOc
Good creamery butter -45o
Good dairy .H5c, 40c
Frc"h ranch epTB. 2 dozen 45c
Picnic linmi 12c
Lnrd, 5-pound iall, compound. ..50c
f()c tea .:i5c
Sngar-cured hamslb 15a
204 Yamhill Street.