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THE MORNING OKEGONTAN, TUESDAY, JULY 21, 1903.
NEW LINE LIKELY
Money Is Promised for
SECRETARY FILES REPORT
Representative of Bondhold
ers 'Here to Investigate,
MUST BE INDEPENDENT ACTION
rrmiKcontlnentnl Roads Have Agree
ment "Which Blade It Difficult to
Finance Proposal of Portland,
Xehnlem St Tillamook Line.
Secretary William Reld, of the Port
land Nehalem & Tillamook Railroad
Company, has filed a report with the ex
ecutive committee of the board of di
rectors, John McCraken, H. PIttock
and George T. Myers, showing that the
money for the construction of the new
road has been secured. A minor detail
Is yet to be completed, but it Is believed
this will be easily met.
W. H- Remington, representing the syn
dicate that will take over the company's
bonds, is to go to Tillamook in com
pany with Secretary Held today. They
will examine the country, and when the
return trip is made It is believed full
data upon the business conditions will
have been presented to Mr. Remington.
The report of Secretary Reld shows the
obstacles that he had to overcome in
floating the company's bonds, owing to
the obstinacy of one transcontinental
line The report, which is full of inter
est to Portland business men, reads as
Pursuant to your Instructions to proceed to
New York and London and there make con
tracts for the sale of the bonds and construc
tion of the Portland, Nehalem & Tillamook
Railway, from Portland to Tillamook, with a
branch into the Nehalem, I beg- to report as
First That, on arrival at New York, I found
a contract in writing existed between the
Northern Pacific and Its allied )lnes and the
Union Pacific and Its allied lines, wherein
they agreed not to build any railways without
the mutual conrcnt of each other Into the
Nehalem and TiHamook countries (because dis
puted torritory). nor to grant any financial
assistance to others, or to Independent lines
to build therein from Portland City.
Second Consequently, in order to preserve
that community of railroad Interests and pre
serve this agreement of Interests, I deemed It
proper prima loco under my power of attorney
from you to procure which I succeeded In
doing from eminent financiers of New York,
moneys on bonds to build the necessary lines
of railway Into Tillamook and Nehalem, which,
when built, should be owned and operated
jointly by the Northern and TJnlon Pacific and
their allied lines and when built to turn the
Fame over to these allied lines Jointly share
and share alike, free of any charge or debt
whatever, and as a gift from our Portland,
Nehalem & Tillamook Railway Company to
them, subject only to the payment of the in
terest yearly upon its bonds of $25,000 per mile
and no more, for 20 years. This offer Is ut!ll
in existence for the transcontinental lines to
accept if desired.
Third After procuring these moneys for
construction. I regret to say the proposition
vas rejected, in consequence of one of the
transcontinental lines alleging It declined to
own any Joint Interest with any other railroad
company in any railway in Oregon, even al
though our -proposition offered a two-fold con
nection with both the Southern and the North
ern Pacific at our (P.; N. & T.) railway
bondholders' expense outside of the City of
Portland, at 'Washington County and at Llnn
ton. on the N. P. Ry., respectively.
Fourth I then set to work In London and
New York to procure moneys from financiers
therein, and succeeded, to build a double con
nection with the Northern Pacific and Southern
Pacific from Tillamook Bay, on bonds, at $25,
000 per mile, the road, when built, to be owned
and operated as an independent railway, to
the point of connection with either line. To
this proposition one of the transcontinental
lines not only agreed, but offered a trackage
rent of only $525 per mile of the mileage we
used into Portland, free of any conditions as
to delivering them freight;, but the other trans
continental line insisted as a sine qua non of
trackage over their lines to Portland that we
pay them ?730 per mile trackage rent yearly,
in addition thereto give them a traffic agree
ment perpetually to secure them every pound
of freight and every passenger destined to
Eastern and Southern States, and vice versa,
to go over their lines of railway exclusively,
and over no others in all time coming.
Fifth Finding proposition No. 4 was not
mutually acceptable to the transcontinental
lines, I next worked to secure and succeeded
in securing moneys for the construction of
your company's railway from Tillamook direct
into Portland, free of any connection with
cither the Northern or Southern Pacific, and
that by a construction of a direct lino into the
Union depot, Portland, to be owned, held and
operated into Portland in the name of the
Portland. Nehalem & Tillamook Railway Com
pany (our corporation), by Issuing bonds at
525.000 per mile, leaving the freight and pas
sengers, after reaching the Union depot, to
be competed for by the various transconti
nental lines, subject to no other condition
than that the latter companies' lines chould
not oppose or interfere with the construction
into the City of Portland into the Union depot
terminal grounds at Portland.
The representative of the bondholders, which
latter eigne! that contract. Is now here tor
examination to carry out same to the strict
letter, and all they ask is that the transcon
tinental lines mutually agree that they will not
disturb the Portland, Nehalem &. Tillamook
Railway Company In its construction from
Tillamook Bay Into Portland.
In conclusion, permit me to add that, pur
suant to your executive committee's instruc
tions, your representative (the undersigned)
had no other object in view but the securing
of a railway line from Tillamook and Ne
halem into Portland mutually satisfactory to
the allied lines, and' to the commercial inter
ests of the City of Portland.
FOND OF NEW ZEALAND.
Lady From Land of Compulsory Ar.
nitration Yicits Portland.
Mrs. and Miss Graham, of Auckland,
New Zealand, are at the Hotel Perkins,
en route to the Yellowstone Park, and
Jn an interview yesterday Mrs. Graham
said: "We call New Zealand the land of
ferns, not the land of roses. There our
fern trees grow to be SO and 90 feet tall,
and our fern bushes grow to a surpris
ing degree. You Portland people boast
that you can keep cool by gazing at two
snow-coated mountains all the year
Mount Hood and Mount St. Helens but
n'e have lots of these snow-coyered at
tractions In our country. We have some
of the largest geysers in the world, about
equal to the attractions of Yellowstone
Park. Part of our main Island is like
Southern California, where we grow near
ly all kinds of fruits, and other portions
are like Scotland. Our coal beds have
not yet been explored to any great ex
tent, and most of pur coal Is brought
from the adjoining- Island of Australia.
"Tramps? Yes, we have a few, but
we call them 'sun-downers' from the fact
that they mostly arrive at farmhouses
asking for food and shelter Just as the
sun is going down. There are few rall
i tortures in New Zealand in comparison
with this country and Australia. You
do not meet so many very rich people,
nor so many very poor. The mass of
our people belong to what you would call
the middle classes, and they are fairly
well off. I do not think our compulsory
arbitration law Is a failure. Of course
we have our trade disputes, but they
don't last long, and we do not have any
bloodshed when we settle up between
employers and employed. We take pride
In the fact that our community Is prob
ably one of the most soplalistic on earth..!
My daughter and I are touring this coun
try for pleasure, and. note with interest
that every one booms his or her favorite
town. In frozen Alaska, It was the
same. We look forward to our approach
ing trip up the Columbia River."
BUILD FIREBOAT HERE.
Federated Trades Will Fight Plac
ing: of Contract In Seattle.
The Federated Trades Council will make
a vigorous protest against placing the con
tract for the new flreboat with a Seattle
Arm. A called meeting of the council
was held last evening for the purpose of
appointing a committee to wait upon the
special flreboat committee of the Execu
tive Board. A similar committee has al
ready been appointed by the Machinists'
Union, and jthe two committees will do
what they can to keep the contract at
The reason given for the protest is that
the taxpayers' money should be spent
where the local workmen may benefit by
IT WOULD FILL A. BIG BOOK. ANI3 IT MIGHT FALL OX HIM SOMETIME.
it. If the flreboat is built in Seattle, the
workmen of that city will largely benefit
by Portland's money. So the Federated
Trades. Council is up In arms.
The Moran Bros., who submitted the
lowest bid upon the flreboat, were upon
the Seattle unfair list so long that It was
thought that the protest against their re
ceiving the contract was on account of his
fight. This Is not the case, as -the differ
ences of the Morans and the unions of
the Puget Sound city were settled ami
cably a month ago.
The flreboat committee of the Executive
Board will not meet until after the return
of Rodney L. Glisan during the latter part
of the week. When they meet, the follow
ing committee will wait upon them:
Harry Rogers, Typographical Union;
Harry Gurr, Bricklayers Union: W. J.
Thompson, Shipwrights' Union. The
committee from the Machinists Union will
act in conjunction wjth the council com
mittee. It Js composed of Al Neltzel,
George Tracey and William Perkins.
Thrilling Attraction to Be Given at
Multnomah Field August O.
The lion-tamers and snake-charmers
will have to take back scats -on August 9.
when John Ruel, better known as Dlavlo,
will' actually loop the loop at the Multno
mah Amateur Athletic Club field. Ar
rangements have been made, and the con
tract for the grounds will be drawn up
today between the clubmen and E. J. KII
patrlck, manager of Kilpatrlck's Loop-.
the-Loop Company, who says he Is will
ing to give bonds that Dlavlo can deliver
the goods in the loop.
Mr. Kilpatrick has been in . the city
several days looking for a suitable loca
tion for his attraction. The man-killing
feat that thousands of people from miles
around came to see at the Elks' Carnival
last year will undoubtedly draw thou
sands of spectators this Summer who can
be amply accommodated by the club's
grandstand and the company's elevated
seats, which will seat 5000 people.
The loop-the-loop company consists of
a polite and thoroughly up-to-date vaude
ville performance in connection' with the
loop-the-loop feature, the famous cycle
dazzle and Kilpatrlck's ride. The com
pany is at present filling an engagement
in Denver, and has toured all the large
cities of the East.
Before Deciding? Definitely Upon
Your Piano, Investigate This.
For 515S, on payments of J5.00 a month,
we will sell you a better, and in every
way, more serviceable piano than can be
obtained elsewhere for $300: and, for 5223,
on payments of $6.00 a month, we will fur
nish you an Instrument such as you can-
j not hope to get from any other dealer In
this city, or elsewhere, even under most
desperate conditions, for less than $223.
This Is no more Idle talk, but fact, and
will be found exactly so if you will bu
Our pianos are fully warranted In every
respect, and, Iremember, ours Is the only
store that says "Money back if not abso
lutely satisfactory, or Instrument is not In
every way as represented."
Eilers Piano House, largjist, most re
sponsible and leading dealers, corner
Washington and Park streets, at the Car
Mnnxanita Repairs Finished.
ASTORIA. Or., July 20. (Special.) The
repairs to the derrick boom of the light
house tender Manzanlta have been com
pleted and the vessel will leave out to
morrow to visit the aids to navigation on
For building up the whole system no th
ine eaual Hood's Sarsaoarilla.
CHIEF SMELLS A RAT
Mr. Hunt Thinks Public
Wants Him Removed.
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Boss of Sleuth. Honndi Tells How Joe
Bay's Offer to .Compromise $ lOOO
- 'TJeft-for $700 "Was Turned
"I cannot understand what all this hul
labaloo about the police department is
based on," said Chief Hunt to me last
night. "It looks as though they were try
ing to remove me from office."
The head of Portland's bluecoats was
111 at ease. The gray eyes, pocketed In
folds of flabby" skin, were bloodshot. The
voice lacked the note of decision which
befits a man who knows he has matters
under his control, and when the Chief sat
down, he rested nervously on the edge of
the chair, instead of reposing calmly In
its depths. Petulantly he queried why the
public should concern itself with his busi
ness. "The police department is doing good
work," said he. "Its discipline is good.
My detectives are honest and competent.
All Is harmony. What seemk to be the
"Well," I said, "the public wonders, for
one thing, how a negro woman can steal
a $1000 bill from a roan in a well-known
dive and all your detectives cannot find
A look akin to relief spread over the
features of the Chief.
"Oh, Is that all?" he said. "They Just
want to Know why the detectives do not
"No," I said; "there is more. It is the
common gossip of the cafes and the cigar
stores, of the restaurants and the hotel
lobbies, that your detectives know who
this negro woman Is, that the $1000 is now
In the hands of a third party, and that it
Is to be divided between the thieves, the
police and the victim when the excitement
has died down a little."
A deep, apoplectic 'flush spread slowly
and deliberately over the aquiline coun
tenance of Chief Hunt. It was plainly
evident that the surprise that the In
formation conveyed" to him was swal
lowed up In his grief that the public
should think such awful and untrue
"All that I can say," he said, when
speech returned, "Is that I, don't know
anything about It"
"If the story were true, you would cer
tainly know about it, wouldn't you?" I
"Detectives Mlffht Not Tell.'
But Mr. Hunt said that he mightn't
"The detectives might know it and not
"Are the detectives in the habit of con
cealing information from you7"
Again the Chief considered the matter
before speaking. Then as he gradually
secured a firm mental grasp ,pf the ques
tion, he remembered that he had Issued
an order covering the ground.
"I have told the detectives that they
should report everything to me."
This should certainly have been suffi
cient, but with some idea of ascertaining
how frequently and how much the wise
men of the force reported, I fired several
short queries at the guardian of the pub
"Have ybur detectives told you," I
asked, "that a man In this city was of
fered $50 to get the $1000 bill changed?"
"Never heard a word about it," said the
"Every messenger boy in the city has
heard It," I said. "Do you Imagine that
your detectives haven't heard It? Do you
know that It is commonly believed that
two negro women were concerned in the
theft, and that every second .man on the
street knows their names?" .
"First I've heard of It." said the vigilant
boss of the human sleuth-bounds at Sec
ond and Oak streets.
"Have you heard that the $1000 bill was
taken to Montana last Thursday and was
changed up there?"
"I have not"
"This last rumor may have nothing In
it," I said, "but If your detectives heard
it on the street, they should at once re
port it to you, shouldn't they?"
"And If they didn't hear it -when the
general public Is talking about it, they
must be deaf, mustn't they?"
"They have never been accused of being
deaf," said the Chief.
"Didn't one of your detectives tell you
that he could arrange to have $750 of the
stolen money returned to the victim if
the prosecution were dropped?"
Chief Hunt admitted the fact.
"I refused to compromise the case," he
"And so the victim will not get any of
his money back, and the thief will not be
arrested?" I asked.
"The detectives arc working on the
case," said the Chief, as one Tvho would
say, "the end is near."
"Isn't Joe Day the detective that
brought the compromise offer to you?"
Reluctantly Chief Hunt admitted It.
"Day said that a man had come to him
with the proposal."
"And do you believe that Joe Day
knows who the thief 13, or that he does
Mr. Hunt seemed to have no opinion.
"What do you think about it?" he asked,
and I repeated the expression heard on
every street corner that any policeman
who was close enough to the facts to be
authorized to submit a compromise pro
posal was close enough to arrest the thief.
"Sjome people," said I, "are rash enough
to say that a competent Chief of Police
would tell any detective who admitted
knowing so much about the case, to have
the thief In the station in an hour or
suffer the consequences."
Chief Hunt explained that la most cit
ies the Chief of Police could transfer a
detective to a beat as an ordinary patrol
man In uniform, but that he had not this
Victim Gets Nothing.
"And so," I asked, "as the matter
stands now, the man has lost his $1000;
the detective's offer to compromise on a
basis of $750 -has been refused, the thieves
are still a large. What will be done
"Joe Day Is working on the case."
mused the Chief.
"Have you the control over Joe Day
that a Chief ofpollce ought to have over
For tlfe first time a note of decision
rang clear In Chief Hunt's tone. Straight
up he sat and sighted at me over .an. ex
"I have not the control over Joe Day,"
he said with sudden animation, "that I
will have if Mr. Day remains on the
"Who would have got the $250 if the
offer submitted by Joe Day had been ac
cepted?" "Do the people think that I am graft
ing?" asked the Chief, suddenly.
In reply, I asked Mr. Hunt If the situa
tion was not a peculiar one, and he
thought It really was out of the ordinary.
"The fact that I refused the offer to com
promise goes to show that if there Is any
graft I did not know of It," he said.
"Moreover, I told Mayor Williams about
It. and he agreed with me that the offer
should be refused."
"And you honestly believe that your
detective force Is doing all that it could
do to apprehend the thieves?"
The Chief so stated his belief.
"Do you know that any of the special
policemen are grafting?"
Mr. Hunt didn't know. In answer to
another question, he admitted that, as
Chief of Police, he ought to know, if It
were the case.
"Did you ever hear that a special police
man Is. collecting $1 a week from every
Japanese woman In a North End resort?"
Never had he heard of such a thing.
When told that, like many other things,
It was known to persons outside the po
lice force, he expressed surprise, even hor
ror at such baseness.
"And what will you do about It?"
"And what can I do?" responded the re
sourceful director of Portland's thief
catchers. a. C.
CROOKS ROB UNMOLESTED.
Pickpockets and Hold-Up Men Undis
turbed by the Police.
And still the army of criminals that "has
infested the city for several weeks con
tinues Its work of robbery and lawless
ness without molestation.
Bob Lucas and Chick Houghton, two'
criminals well known to the police, be
came so bold that they attempted to rob
a victim before the very eyes of three
officers of the law. The patrolmen would
not quite allow this, and they were both
A visitor at the police station com
plained to Chief Hunt that his detectives
must know who robbed George Peterson
of $1000, and forthwith Katie Gray was
arrested on the charge. Other than this,
no action has been taken.
Asked as to progress upon the hold-up
cases yesterday, the Chief and his detec
tives shook their" heads in a dismayed
way and announced that nothing had
been done worthy of mention. "No clews,
no arrests. The cases are hard to han
dle." Asked as to the course of action,
the Chief replied: "The detectives have
their ideas and are working on them."
The entire force is instructed to keep a
careful lookout for all suspicious persons,
and yet within the past two days there
have been a large number of thefts and
robberies reported to the police.
The highwaymen have not all left the
city, even though they cannot be locat
ed. Sunday night Sam Waller, who lives
at 95 North Tenth street, was held up by
a single highwayman and robbed of $1.
Whether one of the party of street-car
workers became short of cash and impa
tient at the Inactivity of his partners, or
whether a new arrival is breaking into
the profitable field, Is not known, and the
polico do not venture a suggestion upon
Mrs. H. B. Ford, who lives at 345 Ev
erett street, lost her purse on a Mount
Scott car Sunday. It contained $1S.50, and
she cannot remember any one seated near
her that looked suspicious. It was not
left in the car, for neither the conductor
nor motorman reported finding a purse,
and, of course, employes of the company
would have turned In the cash If they
had found it.
W. D. Cowan, who lives at Vancouver,
was robbed quicker than It takes to tell
It. He was standing at the corner of
First and Burnsidestreets, waiting for
a car. In his hand was a large valise,
that really, did look tempting. He became
tired of holding it in his hand, set it
down upon the walk and turned to see if
a car was coming. When he looked back
there was no valise in sight, nor was
there any one who looked capable of
working miracles. He concluded at once
that the valise had been stolen and rushed
to the police station for assistance. This
was granted,, but he did riot get the valise
back, nor any of its contents.
"While-Harry Johnson was going from
the police station to Fourth and Hall
streets he missed a diamond ring that ho
was carrying In his pocket. The pocket
had no holes in it, and Johnson did not
stand on his head while making the trip.
He cannot account for the loss of the
ring, and neither can the police.
Rev. Mead M. Bledsoe, pastor of the
Immanuel Baptist Church, who lives at
700 First street, was robbed of a watch
some time Sunday. He did not see it go,
and cannot give the time nor the circum
stances of the robbery. All that he knows
is that when he wanted to ascertain the
time of day he was forced to ask some
one else, and that he did not lose the
The firebug has even ventured within
the limits of the city again, and Is com
mencing his operations on a small scale.
An incendiary fire was started yesterday
morning In a vacant two-story building
at Third and Pine streets. The blaze was
started in one of the upstairs rooms, and
everything seemed to Indicate that It was
of incendiary origin. A still alarm was
sent In, to which Chemical Compapy, No.
1, and Truck Company, No. 1, responded.
The fire did but little damage before it
Once more the Portland loafers are in
a bothered frame of mind, and are mak
ing eager inquiry of every newcomer as
to what is the condition of other cities
on the Coast. Ten of them have been
arrested and sentenced to terms of service
on the dreaded rockplle. Work these peo
ple must, for the Chief has so decreed it,
and the Judge and City Attorney are of
the same mind.
that he was going to start the rockplle
again, but when the City Engineer want
ed men to put to work there "were none
to be had. The officers had not rounded
up the proper class of people, and every
prisoner had made some excuse with
-which to evade the work. The police
Meier & Frank
"Vudor" Porch Shades, all
Firs.t Showing of the New Fall Walking Suits Superb Styles.
Artistic Picture Framing to your order Immense variety of moldings Best workmanship.
Custom Shade Wdrk a specialty Best materials and workmanship Lowest prices.
Sale continues through the week Satisfactory Gold-Plated Buttons
at about the cost of a common bone button. We expect to supply all your
needs in the collar button line for many months to come. Every button
guaranteed satisfactory or it will be replaced by a new one.
For I Oc Buttons,
"King" Link Cuff Buttons, gold-plated, gun metal and French
gray, $1.00 values at, pair C
See Fifth-street window display On sale in men's furnishing goods dept.
Fashion more than permits, urges, and comfort demands
that the high shoe shall be relegated to the wardrobe during
warm weather months. Oxfords haye a right to reign supreme
from now until Fall.
In any desirable leather in every fashionable shape. The
shoe store is equipped to fit out every member of the family.
Take up the Oxford subject immediately. It will be satis
factory on all sides. Shoe Section, Main Floor.
One-Fourth Off on all Refrigerators and
Lawn Mowers Basement.
Traveling necessities of
every description here in
larger and better variety
than any store in town
Dress Trunks, Steamer
Trunks, Skirt Trunks, Hat
Trunks, and Wardrobe
. -Z71 4 Trunks,
J J Meier &. Frank Company
did better the past few days, however,
for yesterday Chief Hunt reported to the
City Engineer that ten men could now be
placed at his disposal. The rockplle or
its equivalant has once more become a
reality. and he who stays In Portland
ALL FINE ATHLETES.
Only Five Firemen Out of 14 Fail to
Get Marking of 100 Per Cent.
Only five out of- the 146 firemen, failed
to receive the grade of 100 tfer cent In the
athletic tests held some time ago. The
Civil Service Commission held a meeting
yesterday afternoon and graded the work
of the fire fighters.
The engineers of the department did
not take the athletic examination, so
that the tests are simply those of the
drivers, extraraen and foremen. Chief
Campbell and the assistant chief, Michael
Laudenclos, also took the examination,
and passed with the highest grade.
The athlcUc contests consisted in
climbing the aerial ladder, carrying a
Babcock extinguisher to a second-story
window, running E0 yards In 15 seconds or
better. Jumping 30 feet Into a netv and
climbing five rungs of a ladder hand over
hand. The men were allowed to take
any three of the five tests they pleased,
but many took all five, as did Chief
Campbell. The carrying of the extin
guisher was the only one compulsory, as
the Commissioners thought that if a man
could not do that he had no place upon
the list of the Fire Department. The
leap into the net, while the easiest of
the tests, was the most trying to many,
but none faltereQ. Aside from grading
the firemen, the Commission did nothing
of importance at its meeting.
Inspect Bull Jinn Water "Work.
Mayor?-"Williams, City Aulltor Thomas
C. Devlin, Dr. S. B. JosephI, a member
of the Water Board, and F. T. Dodge,
the superintendent of the Water Board,
started on an inspection tour of the Bull
Run water works yesterday morning.
.Only one member of the party has ever
'seen the end of the pipe line before, and
the trip Is one of pleasure and curiosity
rather than, of official Importance.
Many Wonld Be Firemen.
More applications for positions In the
Fire Department have been received dur
ing the past week than during any month i
this year. Men of every class apparently
wish places in the engine-houses', and
Thad S. Potter, the secretary of the Civil ,
Service Commission, Is kept busy attend- !
ing to the applicants. . The majority of I
the applicants are linemen, and CkW 1
sizes 3d floor.
NEW WHITE FABRIC
It's been a very difficult problem to most houses supplying the
demand for Fabric Gloves this season. White, black and pongees.
A prominent New York concern in an interview recently given the
trade organ mentioned that they could dispose of a hundred thous
and dollars' worth at this late day providing they could secure
them. We've no trouble getting fabric gloves, all we want of them.
Five gross, 720 pairs, of handsome new white Fabric Gloves came
by express Saturday All sizes, best grades
$ 1 .00 and $ 1 .25 per pair
For 15c Buttons,
buit cases, l el
etc. etc. Third
Meier &. Frank Company
W. Q. SMITH & CO.
Third Floor Washington Building,
Arc the Leading
Wedding and Visiting Card Engravers
SEE OUR MONOGRAM STATIONERY
BEFORE ORDERING ELSEWHERE.
Campbell says they make-the best fire
men In the city as a .rule.
Men are resigning from the department
almost as fast as new ones apply for
positions. At every meeting of the fire
committee of the Executive Board a long
list of resignations is read. Offers of
better-paying positions are the general
inducement for leaving the department.
Funeral of Henry "Wallace McKcnzIe.
The funeral of Henry "Wallace McKen
zie, who died from Injuries received In
an elevator accident Saturday, was held
yesterday afternoon from the home of his
grandfather, H. Shogren, 229 Grand ave
nue. Rev. William E. Randall, of the
Central Baptist Church, conducted the
services. He spoke very tenderly of the
endearing qualities of the dead boy. At
the conclusion of the services the Inter
ment took place In Rlvervlew cemetery.
Many beautiful floral tributes were re
ceived from friends. Many of the young
playmates of the little boy were present.
He was a member of the Sunday school
of the Central Baptist Church.
No inquest was considered necessary by
Coroner Flnley, -who Investigated the
case. The boy before he died told sev
eral persons that the accident was the
result of his own carelessness. Wallace
McKenzIe is the stepson of Arthur Fra
zler. His mother, who Is sick in the
North Pacific Sanitarium, was not told of
the sad death of her little son until Sun
day. The news was then broken as
gently as possible, but it was a sreat
Pacific Coniit Xotes.
According to a decision by Police Justice
DIehl. poolselllng qn horses Is legal in
Salt Lake. The decision was rendered' In
the case of F. -M. Nelson, who was ar
rested for conducting a poolroom. Judge
Dlebl held that the ordinance asralnst
Traveling Bags 3d floor.
Summer bargains in
the book store Five
items of more than pass
ing interest to house
wife or vacationist.
Dr. Chase's great
recipe book of 1000
practical and valua
ble recipes, $1.5o val
ues at 49c.
5000 paper books, hun
dreds of the best titles
Sale price 8c.
25c cloth-bound 12-mos
Standard and popu
lar authors, 500 titles for Summer reading, 13c
1000 copies sheet music, songs and instrument
al, 5c per copy.
Meier & Frank Company
gambling did not cover betting on horse I
races. The races at Agricultural Park.
which were suspended because bettingl
was not allowed, will be resumed "YV ednes
day. There is considerable opposition being!
manifested against bonding Sumpter, Or.,!
for 515.000 for establishing a complete J
sewerage system. The antls say the cltyl
Is too young to bear the tax burden anc
the natural healthful conditions of the
city site are such that there Is nc
The Standard Oil Company's pipe line
between Bakersfield and Point Richmond,!
Cal., Is now in operation, flowing into the
retlning tank at the rate of SO0 barrels ar
hour. The pipe line Is 350 miles long, 2S
miles on the main run and 70 miles Ir
branches. On the main line the pumping
stations are ten miles apart.
Rival Companies will Combine.
DENVER, July 20. The Times todajj
One of the outcomes of the recena
change In control of the Colorado Fuel
& Iron Company Is expected to be thf
consolidation of the Utah Fuel Compam
with. the Colorado concern. In fact, ii
Is understood that such a plan has . all
ready been devised and It will likely bt
consummated before the end of the year
Colorado Fuel & Iron Company affalrJ
are In such a state that there Is no longej
the necessity for keeping the two coxnj
Walks Should Be Sprinkled.
The City Engineer's office wishes to nol
tlfy those who have recently laid cement
walks that while the present hot weathei
lasts the walks should be sprinkled ever
evening. Otherwise they may crack. Thlj
applies to walks wblcn are not completeo
as well as to those laid within a feT