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THE MOENIHG OREGONIAN, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 1905.
WHEAT FOR JAPAN
Steamship Will toad a Full
Cargo at Tacoma
CHARTERED BY 'FRISCO FIRM
ZiScIc of Transportation. Facilities
Prevented the Baalneaa Coming;
-to Portland Uxmataral Di
.Terlon of Trade.
Japan, 'which has been a large pur
chaser of flour. Is now In the market
for wheat, and a 5000-ton steamer has
been chartered to load at Tacoma, with
"Walla "Walla and blucstem. 4
Somo of this wheat has been pur
chased In territory that Is tributary
to Portland, but the Inability of the
regular Oriental liners out of Portland
to handle it has caused the buyers to
eend it to Puget Sound.
Practically all of the space on the
October and November steamers out
of Portland has been taken, and the
overflow to the Puget Sound lines from
Portland is enormous.
The British , steamship Heathdene, a
BO&O-ton carrier, . has been chartered by
Eddy Falk and the American Trading
Company, to. load a full cargo of wheat at
Tacoma for Japan not later than Decem
ber 1. This transaction caused a mild
sensation In shipping circles where It
was-supposed that the Japanese, demand
lor wheat had b.een satisfied. -According
to local dealers, Eddy Falk & Co. were
offered the cargo for the Heathdene at
Portland at lower figures than they paid
on Puget Sound, but the inability to se
cure space on the Oriental liners running
out of Portland compelled them to take
their business to another port. This
would have been unnecessary had they
originally intended to make the shipment
on a specially chartered steamer- Instead,
when they began picking up the cargo It
was with a view to sending it forward
on the regular liners. They apparently
knew It was Impossible to secure space
on the Portland steamers for such an
amount of wheat, and accordingly diverted
It to Pujjet Sound, where they were as
sured plenty of space on the regular
liners, and nearly as good facilities as
Portland offered for sending It on a spe
It Is apparent from this move early In
the season, that If the Japan wheat trade
is to Increase as the flour trade has In
creased, Portland will .labor under the
game handicap in the way of transporta
tion that she now suffers In. the flour trade
originating In this territory. Every Orien
tal liner leaving Portland for .months has
Been obliged to turn away freight -which
could not bo handled, and so large are
the .offerings that practically all of the
space is taken as far ahead as December.
In contrast to this congested condition
of trade Is the "situation on Puget Sound,
where nearly every steamer going out has
unfilled space; and everything offered Is
- taken promptly. A flour dealer at any
point in the Northwest can sell flour In
the .Orient for shipment from Tacoma or
Seattle at .any month ho may name, and
have positive assurance that there will
be a steamer available for It when It Is
ready to -ship. No such assurance can
be given the Portland shippers.
If the one steamer per month meets
with no delays she may get around so that
the "contracts for shipment on that month
can be met. If she does not get here, the
acceptance of the order by the Oriental
buyer depends entirely on the state of
the market- Dealers do not care to take
such chances, and It is this fact that has
caused theflour business to steadily drift
away from Portland, and as Is apparent
by the . charter of the Heathdene, the
wheat business or that portion of it which
will go across the Pacific will follow it,
"We have given up trying to get space
on the Portland steamers" said the rep
resentative of a prominent shipping firm
in discussing the matter yesterday. "For
months It has Jeen Impossible to secure
enough to do any good, and last month
we were shut out entirely after being
promised the space. As we had already
contracted for the space, the company
finally settled the matter by absorbing -the
local rate from Portland to Tacoma and
over 1000 tons of stuff was sent that way
Slfice then we have routed over 4000 tons
of wheat and flour for the Orient by way
of Puget Sound, because there Is no Cer
tainty that we will not again be caught
by the overcrowded Portland line."
Another shipper whose business
amounts to many thousand tons per
"I have about given up trying to send
anything to the Orient from Portland,
and .-order all of my stuff from east of
the mountains to. Puget Sound. The O.
R. & N. excuse that they are losing money
on the line may be a good one, but the
Puget -Sound lines must also be losing
money for they do not carry as full car
goes either way as are carried by the
Portland steamers. At the same time they
are protecting their rail connections, and
each. year finds the Northern Pacific with
a little stronger hold on territory which
formerly found an outlet by way of Port
The statement that If the Portland line
Is losing money the Puget Sound line must
be losing much more proportionately. Is
corroborated by the actual business han
dled by the steamers of the two lines. The
steamship Victoria, the last regujar liner
to leave Tacoma, carried 1500 tons of flour
and about 400 tons of miscellaneous
freight. The steamship IndravellL the
last steamship leaving Portland for the
Orient, carried 5600 tons of flour and about
500 tons of miscellaneous freight, the
flour shipment alone being more than
three times as great as the entire cargo
of the Victoria. That Portland can sup
ply the cargo whenever the steamers are
available Is shown beyond dispute by the
situation this month when owing to pre
vious delays there will be two of tho P.
& A. liners sail from here. These two
liners .will carry over 100,000 barrels of
fldur, or more than twice as much as was
carried by the last four steamers sailing
for the Orient from Puget Sound. The
Portland Flouring Mills Company, which
are the heaviest shippers on both the
Portland and the Puget Sound lines, have
this month helped out the showing made
by Portland by securing space for 20,000
barrels of flour on a steamer going for
31anila with lumber. This shipment.
however. Is of small consequence c.om-
pared with the large amount that will be
diverted to Puget -Sound on account of
lack of space on the Portland steamers.
HAS TROUBLE TO BURJf.
Sad Plight of Farmer in. the Pa
v . loose.
PULLMAN, Wash., Sept 7. (Special.)
James E. Windsor, a farmer '"who has
had the Thomas Duff farm, ten miles
southwest of Pullman, rented, Is having
more than his share of trouble. His' wife,
who lives 4n Everett, has sued him for a
divorce, the papers being served on him
a few days ago. "Windsor decided to go
to Everett and try to effect a reconcilia
tion with, his spouse. He left here yes
terday evening, after buying a ticket for
Everett, but was twice arrested at Col
fax on complaint of Pullman business
men to whom he owed bills, and Is now
being held by Sheriff Doust, at Bpokane,
to await the arrival of .another creditor.
C. H. Buell, manager of Blackman
Brothers store hero, learned that Wind
sor had started to leave and telephoned
to Colfax and had Sheriff Canutt arrest
him as he stepped from the train there.
After a conversation over the long-distance
telephone, Windsor paid to the
Sheriff $125, the amount of Blackman
Brothers' claim, and was released. .The
Spokane train was late, and Before It
reached Colfax R. A. Pfeill, -proprietor
of a local meat market, telephoned to
Colfax and had Windsor again arrested.
He paid the Sheriff $13.15, the amount of
Pfelll's claim, and was again released
and left for Spokane. On his arrival
there Sheriff Doust arrested him on com
plaint of A. B. Baker, a local Implement
dealer, who left on the next train for
Spokane to try to collect a bill which
Windsor owes him.
HOP KILNS BURNED.
Chinese Meet With Loss on a Farm
AURORA, Or., Sept. 7. (Special.) This
afternoon three hop-drying kilns, to
gether with about 500 boxes of hops,
burned to the .ground on ,the A. . W. Giesy
farm, three miles west of Aurora. The
hopyard Is leased by Look Hop, of Port
land. Look Hop and his two sons are
running the farm. They started a Are In
the driers and while this was burning
Its best there was an explosion, caused,
it Is believed, by either saltpeter or sul
phur exploding, and In a few minutes
everything was aname. 'ice tnree Kims
were built closely together, and on this
account neither could be saved. One of
the Chinamen, Charley, was badly hurt
by timbers falling on him.
PICKED V PNEAR THE TRACK.
Ttto Men Fonnd Unconscious Near
COTTAGE GROVE, Or., Sept. 7. (Spe
cial.) A man was picked, up near the
railroad track, a mile and a half north of
here this evening unconscious. He waB
brought here for medical aid. So far
nothing can be learned as to his critical
condition. He looks to be 50 years of age,
and Is well-dressed.
The northbound passenger. No. 12,
picked up a man" in an unconscious con
dition in Pass Creek Canyon, six miles
south of here, today. He has the ap
pearance of a tramp. The train brought
him here, but finding the company's physi
cian was absent, he was taken to Eugene
for medical care.
BLOWN TO PIECES.
Three Men Instantly Killed by a
EVERETT, Wash., Sept. 7. At 6
o'clock last evening three men were blown
to pieces and instantly killed and two
other men and a boy badly injured by an
explosion of dynamite In the Pride mine
In Monte Crlsto. The men were In the
thawer preparing powder. The killed are
Frank Kaushan and Joe Valentine, both
Austrlans, and "Morris Vanultl. an Italian.
The Injured are A. Nieman and Joe Pol
ish; severely bruised, Orvllle Kimball,
aged 6, son of Shift Bobs J. I. Kimball.
Another miner named Blake was knocked
down by the concussion.
Will Operate Two Camps.
ASTORIA, Or., Sept 7. (Special.) The
Seaside Spruce Lumber Company Is erect
ing a sash and door factory to be operated
In connection with the present plant. This
company has been handicapped this Sum
mer by .a shortage of logs on account of
being unable to float them down the
Necanlcum River, and has been forced to
close down for a few days at various
times. That predicament 1$ to be guard
ed against next year, however, by the
operation of two logging camps In place
of one during the Winter, so that a large
supply of logs may be brought down with
the Spring freshet. It Is the Intention
of the company greatly to Increase the
cutting capacity of its mill In the near
Killed by a Log-gins Train.
VANCOUVER, Wash., Sept- 7. Frank
Browning, employed by the Weyerhaeuser
Timber Company In a logging camp near
Yacolt, this county, fell from a logging
train on the Washlngtoh Railway &
Navigation Company's road, three miles
north of here, today, and both legs were
cut off. Browning was Intoxicated and
was standing on the rear end of the train,
which was backing. The caboose and
several heavy logging trucks passed over
the man's limbs before the train could be
stopped. The Injured man was well known
In tho vicinity of Yacolt, where he has
lived a number of years.
Schools Will Be Overcrowded.
EUGENE, Or., Sept 7. (Special.) The
opening of the schools next Monday Is
already causing considerable stir In edu
cational circles, and students are return
ing to Eugene. The public schools will
be overcrowded, especially until the open
lng of the new high school building. This
building will relieve the congestion In the
other schools, but will not be ready for
ocupancy earlier than December L The
force of instructors has been increased
for this year, and at the opening o school
there will bo 24, besides the city super
intendent and threTNmore are to be added
during the school year. '
Crushed to eDath by Rolling Log.
WEISER, Idaho, Sept 7. (Special.) A
young man named Earl Wllloughby was
killed at Fuller Brothers' sawmill, about
12 miles from Cambridge, this county.
about noon yesterday. The young man
was banking logs with a team of horses
when the logs began rolling. A large log
caught young Wllloughby and rolled over
him. His head was crushed Into an al
most unrecognizable mass. He was about
20 years of age, the son of an Adventlst
General Shafler'a Catch.
MEDFORD, Or., Sept 7. (Special.)
Major-General William R. Shafter, ac
companled by Mr. and Mrs. William Mc
Kittrick, returned from several days'
very successful fishing on Rogue River
this afternoon. Among General Shatter'
catch was one very large steelhead, while
Mr. McKlttrlck brought In a very fine
catch of salmon and steelhead- They re
port having had a very delightful trip
and leave for San Francisco Wednesday
Salmon for Chinoolc Hatchery.
ASTORIA. Or., Sept 7. (Speclal.)-Su
perlntendent Hansen has finished taking
salmon for the Chinook hatchery. He has
1200 In the Chinook River, fully one-third
more than were taken last season- He
expects to secure about 2,000.000 eggs.
Stores Close, Workmen Bany.
HOOD RIVER. Or., Sept 7.r-(SpecIal.)
Labor day was observed in Hood River by
the closing of all business houses at noon
There were no demonstrations and labor
ing men worked all day long. The school
children enjoyed a holiday.
Thousands suiter from a short, hacking
cougn yrao might be curea oy i'iso s Jtiro.
URGED TO KEEP TOGETHER
LABOR CAJf OJfLT KIND STRENGTH
Governor Chamberlain's Address jit
the Salem Celebration Day Ob
served in Other Cities.
SALEM, Sept 7. (Special.) Labor day
was celebrated by the people of Salem
today with appropriate exercises In Ma
rlon Square, Governor Chamberlain de
livering the principal address, uwmg to
inclement ' weather, the attendance was
small. At 10 o'clock A. M. a procession
formed in front of the Union hall on State
street and, led by the Salem Military
Band, marched down Commercial street
to Marlon Square. E. H. Flagg presided,
and delivered a brief address of welcome,
after which Mrs. Hallle Parrish-Hlnges
sang "Our Country Forever," and in Re
sponse to a hearty encore, sang "The
In his brief address, Governor Cham
berlain expressed his pleasure in being
Invited to speak at a gathering on an
occasion of this kind, and said that in
these days when there are so many con
flicts between capital and labor, he Is not
one of those who take a pessimistic view
of tho outcome. He voiced his faith in
The Late D. Iv. Warren.
the- wisdom and honesty of the American
people and their ability to solve each of
the problems that has arisen as a result
of the organization of capital on the one
hand and the organization of labor upon
the other. He asserted that the organi
zation of capital is necessary In order to
promote the development of Industrial
enterprises, and that no effort should be
made to prevent such organization. The
organization of labor Is also necessary
for the protection of the rights of those
who must deal with organized capital, for
it Is only by organizing that labor can
prevent oppression. The state, he said,
does not pass laws which help the people
In general to become wealthy, but It does
slmetimes pass laws which aid in the ac
cumulation of wealth by a favored few.
The creation of a public debt, for ex
ample, enabled a few Investors In public
securities to become wealthy at the ex
pense of the people, and make3 th6 hold
ers of tho securities the levyers of taxes, j
Ho declared that it is through dlscrlml- J
naUng legislation that men like Carnegie (
have been able to amass enormous wealth I
and that the only way to undo the wrong t weU deilvere(i the address at the court
Is to repeal the unjust legislation. He de- , house willlam Horan, of Portland, and
mandod that on behalf of the people, trust D stlllman and "Walter Pierce, of this
maae articles De piacea upon me iree j
jibl, su mui uiu uucuiiiuiaiiuu Ul ileal ,
wealth In the hands of a few at the ex
pense of the .many shall cease. Governor
Chamberlain's views of tariff legislation
met with hearty applause.
Labor organizations are not always
rlcht ln their demands, and neither are
organizations of capital, said the speaker, J
but ho expressed the belief that labor
unions secure their demands by moral
suasion much of tener than 'do organiza
tions of capital. Neither labor nor capi
tal should try to drive tho other, but each
should be reasonable and willing to meet
the other ln discussions of matters ln !
which both are Interested. Labor and j
capital are mutually dependent, and if
they meet and reason together upon their
differences, in nine cades out of ten they
reach an agreement.
Governor Chamberlain urged tho labor
organizations, to keep together and pre
sent a solid front, for It Is only by united
effort that they have secured recognition
of their Just demands in the past, and
only by that means can they protect
themselves against oppression. "What
ever you do, be peaceful and law-abiding
and keep out the agitators," exclaimed
the speaker, amid applause. "You do not
need dynamiters, and agitators hurt your
cause. If your demands are Just, tho .
people will be with you, and no organ!- j eluded pursuit so far. He Is one of the
nation of capital can stand out against , wiliest rogues ln this state, though Just
public opinion." I beginning his first term. He was sent up
After reviewing briefly the course and J for four years for horsestealing last No
outcome of the coal strike, and the set- j vember.
tlement of the difficulty as a result of the Ray Zarlng and James Emlgh, penlten
lnvestlgatlon of the commission appoint- ' tlary guards, came ln tonight with Joseph
ed by President Roosevelt, Governor Graff, whom they captured ln tho wilds of
Chamberlain exclaimed: "All honor to the Blue Mountains, 40 miles from Elgin,
tho President for the great effort he made 4 Or., after a chase of two weeks. Graff
and the magnificent example he set. May 1 was also a trusty, and walked away Au
tho American people follow that example gust 26. He had but 40 days to serve,
ln solving the labor problems of the fu- i A fellow-convict made a confession,
ture." Governor Chamberlain closed by j which Warden Dryden gave out today,
saying that bis close acquaintance with ,vstatlng that Graff's scheme was to work
tho people of Oregon leads him to feel westward through Interior Oregon to the
that there is no danger of serious labor
troubles ln this state, for the labor unions
will not make unjust demands, and the
people will be with them In everything
that Is right.
This afternoon, athletic contests were
held at C. A. A. C. Park! j
PARADE AT BAKER CITY.
Celebration a Success, Despite the
BAKER CITY, Or., Sept, 7. (Speclal.)
Tne Labor day procession -today was
headed by the White Swan Band, followed
by the painters, cooks and waiters, car
penters, brick and. stone masons, plumb
ers, tinners, clerks, blacksmiths, cigar
makers, printers and actors' union. The
procession marched to the Court House
Square, where Hon. William Smith de
livered the oration. Rev. J. R. N. Bell
also delivered an address. Despite the
weather, the parade and meeting was a
During the afternoon, the people were
amused on Front street by various sports
and games, In which a large number of
contestants performed difficult feats for
prizes. All the business houses were
closed. The celebration ended this even
ing with a ball at the Armory.
MAKE3 A GOOD SHOWING.
Labor Day Demonstration by As
ASTORIA. Or., Sept. 7. (Special.)
Labor day was more generally observed In
Astoria today than ever before. Many of
the stores were closed during the entire
day and at noon all business houses, in
cluding the mills and other Industrial
works, shut their'doors for the day. T.he
onlypublic demonstration was a parade
this afternoon given by the labor unions.
The weather conditions were perfect and
thousands of people lined the sidewalks
to "view the procession. It was several
blocks ln length arid Included IS separate
unions, 13 of them having floats, illustra-
tlve of the various trades. "The demon
stration was a very creditable one and
was by far- the best Illustration of the
strength of unionism in the city that has
ever been given.
This evening a grand ball was held In
Foard & Stokes Hall under the auspices
of the Central Labor Council, and it was.
LIVELY AT OREGON CITY.
Two PIchIcb, a Carnival and a Base
OREGON CITY, Sept 7. (Special.
With a free street carnival, an Artisans'
picnic at Canemah Park, and another
picnic of the labor unions of the city at
Gladstone Park, Oregon City very gen
erally observed Labor day. Business of
all kinds was almost entirely suspended.
A few slight altercations took place dur
ing the. day, and some arrests were made.
In the afternoon.- the Oregon City base
ball team In a five-lnnlngs game, defeated
tho Vancouver team by a score of 8 to 2.
The severe rain storms of the forenoon
reduced the attendance at the two pic
nics, but the streets of the city were
thronged In the afternoon and evening
by thousands of visitors from outside
OBSERVED AT OLY2IPIA.
State Insurance Commissioner J. H.
Schively Speaker of the Day.
OLYMPIA, Wash., Sept 7.-(Speclal.)-Labor
day was observed In Olympla. Pub
lic offices and banks were closed all day
ASTORIA. Or., Sept. 7. The fu
neral of the late D. K. Warren was
held yesterday afternoon from the
family residence in Warrcnton, and
was attended by several hundred
from this city, a special train being
In attendance. The funeral services
were conducted by Rev. Henry Mar
cotto, pastor of the First Presby
terian" Church of this city, and a
choir of selected voices sang sev
eral anthems during the services.
The -Interment was In the family
burial grounds, on the "Warren es
tate. The pallbearers were: Senator
Fulton. J. E. Hlgglns, J. E. Boas,
J4 Q. A. Bowlby, W. H. Barker and
Walter C. Smith.
and business houses closed at 11 A. M.
At 2 o'clock a parade, led by the Capital
City Military Band, marched through the
business streets. Every union in the city
was represented and about 300 men were
in line. Public exercises at Columbia
hall followed, Hon. J. H. Schively, State
Insurance Commissioner, who is a mem
ber of the Seattle Typographical Union,
was the speaker of the day. Several other
local union members also spoke.
A ball game between Olympla and Shel
ton, In which the former was victorious
7 to 0, was played In the afternoon, and
a grand ball tonight ended tho holiday.
RECORD OF TRADES UNIONISM.
Judge Lowell's Labor Day Address
PENDLETON, Or., Sept 7. (Special.)
The .first celebration pf Labor day In
"Poniiint-rm wna n hie hne. More than: 300
unlon men were ln parade, headed by
the Nlnth Cavalry Band from Walla
Walla and thc clty Dand Df Pendleton,
AftOT. h -mri. .thAita Stephen A. Lo-
Mechanics Work at Eugene
EUGENE, Sept. 7. (Special.) Labor
day was not made a holiday in Eugene,
and was observed only by the banks and
nostofflce. the county offices conducting
business as usual. Among the building
trades the work Is so crowded that many
mechanics do not even observe Sunday.
Quiet at The Dalles.
THE DALLES, Or.. Sept. 7. (Special.)
Labor day has passed very quietly ln
this city, with no public observance of the
Say beyond the closing o a majority of.
the business houses and Federal offices.
CONVICTS WALKED AWAY.
One of the Walla Walla Escfcpes
Captured, the Other Free.
WALLA WALLA, Wash., Sept. 7. (Spe
cial.) Although several, men are ln active
pursuit and the country for many miles ln
every direction is closely patrblled, no
trace has been found of D. Ev Sheppard,
the veteran convict trusty, who deliber
ately walked away from the Washington
State PenitentiJiry last night. Sheppard is
65 years old and infirm, but has cleverly
Wlllamette Valley, where he intended
plundering a wealthy hopgrower with
whose habits he was familiar. Warden
Dryden last week was ln the Valley dis
tributing photographs4and endeavoring to
head off the possible execution of this
As a result of the escapes, considerable
insubordination is said to exist among tfie
NORTHWEST DEAD. .
Mrs. O. D. Doane.
THE DALLES, or., Sept. 7. (Special.)
Mrs. O. D. Doane, wife of Dr. O. D.
Doane, of this city, and one of tho best-
known and respected residents of The
Dalles, died at her homo this morning af
ter an Illness of four months. She was
born near Oregon City November 30. 1855,
and came to Tho Dalles with her parents
ln 1S62, spending her girlhood ln this
place. On October 22, 1S77, she was mar
ried to Dr. O. D. Doane, moving with him
to Dallas, Polk County, where they re
sided for two years, returning ln 1879 to
The Dalles and making It their perma
nent home. Her parents, William and
Mary Harmon, were pioneers of this state,
Mr. Harmon having assisted ln setting
up the first steam-engine ever completed
ln this country. Mrs. Doane was a mem
ber of the Eastern Star and Rebecca
Lodges. Besides her husband she leaves
a sister and two brothers Mrs. A. M.
Williams, of this city: John P. Marshall.
df Portland, and Edward Marshall, of
SALEir, Or., Sept, 7. (Special.) Robert
McKelchan, of Winnipeg, Manitoba, died
hero yesterday of appendicitis. Deceased
was 46 years of age and was a native of
Quebec, ln 1S90. he married Miss Stella
Robllh, of this city, and It was while he
and his family were visiting his wife's
parents, Mr. and Mrs: F. P. Roblin, that
he became 111 and died. Besides his wife,
he left two daughters and a son.
BIG HOTEL FOR FAIR
New York Capitalist May
Undertake the Project,
ON THE WAY TO PORTLAND
William Mode Cook, Who Will Es
tablish the Largest Hostelry
in the World at St Louis,
May Also Bnlld Here.
BAN FRANCISCO. Sopt 7.-(Special.)
William Mode Cook, a capitalist of New
York, who Is president of the company
which Is building the largest hotel ln the
world at St Louis, arrived from Denver
yesterday with his family, and Is regis
tered at the Palace Hotel. The St Louis
hotel is being constructed for the pur
pose of accomodating the thousands who
will attend tho big fair.
From this city Mr. Cook will go to
Portland. He has not given out the pur
poso of his, visit to Portland, but It Is
generally stated here that- he Intends to
look over the ground there with the pur
pose, if conditions permit, of establish
ing a hostelry similar to the one he Is
constructing ln St Louis. In case he Is
favorably Impressed, construction work,
It Is rumored, will Immediately begin In
order that the hotel may be completed be
fore the opening of the Lewis and Clark
The big hotel he represents Is to cover
14 acres of land ln St Louis, and will
have a frontage of 2500 feet, nearly half a
mile. The hotel -will be two stories high,
except the front portion, which for ap
pearance sake will have three stories,
and will contain 4200 rooms.
Discussing the plans for the Immense
structure, Mr. Cook said that his com
pany Is confident that It has one of the
most promising enterprises at the coming
exposition. Continuing, he said: "Of
the 4200 rooms tho hotel will contain, 1500
will be conducted on the European plan,
and tho remainder on the American plan.
The plans had hardly been made public
before we. began to receive letters of in
quiry from various parts of the country,
which augurs well for a large attendance
at the fair."
Cook Is making a tour of the coast
preparatory to returning to St Louis and
settling down to the business of his big
enterprise. "From Portland ha will return
to the East -by1 way of Spokane and the
Woman Killed by Oakland Train.
OAKLAND, Cal., Sept. 7. Mrs. Freder
ick Hlllman, a native of 'Germany, 72 years
of age, was struck and Instantly killed
by a local train today. Mrs. Hlllman, acr
companled by her husband, was on her
way from Nebraska to Southern Call
For the Hair
Always Best With
And light dressings of Cuticura, pur
est of emollient skin cures. This
treatment at once stops falling hair,
removes crusts, scales and dandruff,
soothes irritated, itching surfaces,
stimulates the hair follicles, supplies
the roots ,rfth energy and nourish
ment, and makes the hair grow upon
a sweet, wholesome, healthy scalp,
when all else fails.
Complete Treatment i
For Tortnririg, Disfiirnrlng Humours, consisting
of CtJTictJKA Soap (25c.), to cleanse the skin of
crusts and scalts. and softon the thickened caU
cle; Cirri cdbx Oimtxxxt (iOc), to Instantly
alia itching, and soothe and heal; aad Cuticutu.
Rzsor.Tr.HT Pnxs (25c), to cool and eleante
tho blood, may now be bad of all druggist
for one dollar. Curet made in rummer or
tptcdy, permanent and economical.
Sold Ihronrhoat the -world. Cntienn Soap. ISc, Olnt
Esint, SOt., KetolTtnt, SOc (In form of CaoceUt Coated
tnui, ve. ptr nu or Kn. utpou 1 .London. 37 c&irMr-
homo 84.1 Paxil. S Aoe i la Falx 1 Botton. 137 Coloa
on at, roiwr urujc i;nem. corp.. eoie rroprttio
em Bad ha "XIX AbOwt tat Kkln. Scalp aad Hair.
A SUln of Benuty la a Joy Forever.
r. T. Felix Sosrano!s Oriental
Croam, or JXaglcal Beautlller.
vcuiu.c 1AM, duties, rrccxics
Moth Patches, Rath, and Skin rfis-
cijcj, inaetery blem
ish on beauty .and de
fies detection. It has
Stood the test of 53'
Tears, and is so harm,
less we taste It to b
sure It is properly
terfeltofsimilarnarae. n. r a . . -1.1 . -
5jr fS ( atadyofthe baut-ton
ladies will use them, 1
,aud s Cream as tne
For sale hy all Drut
ristsand Fancy Goods
Dealers in the U. S..
Canadas. and Europe.
FEBO. T. B0FK1IS, Prep., 37 Gral Jtsss Strati, Niv York
(- o r'
Thm Burdmm of Motfom
Normally a woman should have no dis
comfort so far as feelings of discomfort
are concerned, at
period. But mod
has added its con
ditions of ever
to a large propor
tion of American
great bulk, of
such cases is dne
or congested con
ies which can be
overcome by the
Of course, this
local irritation is
often results in
tion or collapse
have been aovid
ed by proper
$500 REWARD FOR WOMEN
WHO CANNOT BE CURED.
Backed up by over a third of a century
of remarkable and uniform cures, a record
such as no other remedy for the diseases
and weaknesses peculiar to women ever
attained, the proprietors and makers of Dr.
Pierce's Favorite Prescription now feel
fully warranted in offering to pay $300 in
legal money of the United States, for any
case of Leucorrhea, Female Weakness, Pro
lapsus, or Falling of Womb which they
cannot cure. All they ask is a fair and
reasonable trial of their means of cure.
World's Dispensary Medical Asso
ciation. Proorietors. Buffalo. N. Y.
Taking tho Radway's Heady Relief ln water
will In a few moments cure Cramps, Spasms,
Sour Stomach, Nausea, Heartburn, Malarial
Fevers, Sick Headache, Colic, Flatulency and
all Internal Pains. .
Externally- for Rheumatism, Neuralgia, Sci
atica, Sprains, Bruises, Mosquito Bites. Stings
of Insects, Sunburns, Burns, Toothache. Head,
ache. Pains in tlve Back, the application of
to the trnrt or parts affected will lnstantlr
relieve and soon cure the sufferer of these
complaints. Sold by all druggists.
RAD WAY & CO., New York.
A GREAT LABOR STRIKE."7
Millions of "Workers Out
One of the greatest labor strikes you
can possibly imagine Is that which takes
place in your body when you eat im
proper food. Your body is a workshop
and in it are millions and millions of
workers tissue builders. In the stomach
alone there are more than five million of
these workers, whose business It is to de
vise the means to build the body. If the
food you eat is of a poor quality these
five million tollers these five millions of
little microscopic pepsin makers strike,
and millions and millions of other tissue
1 builders in other parts of the body also
strike through sympathy. They may
strike for but a short time, but it Is long
enough to throw a lot of the delicate and
intricate machinery In that wonderful
workshop of yours out of repair and
cause all manner of trouble.
The way to avoid labor strikes in the
body is to supply that vast horde of arti
sans whlcL build it with proper food ma
terial, and for this purpose there is noth
ing so good as Shredded Whole Wheat
Biscuit, the only naturally porous food
made from wheat.' It is light, crlap,
wholesome, and can he digested with ease.
Shredded Wheat makes rich, red blood
blood that makes strong men, women, and
"I have used Shredded Wheat Biscuits In
hospital practice and And the results highly
satisfactory. They axe etDeclally beneficial In
cases of Indigestion, enmollcated with constlpo-
1 tion." Albert A. Tart, M. u., jarney jtiospiiai.
"As a digestive, and in cftses of chronic con
stlpatlon and dyspepsia. Shredded "Wheat acts
as one of the very best remedies I have ever
prescribed." B. P. Anderson, M. D. Colorado
Send to 'the Natural Food Co., Niagara
Falls, N. Y., for the "Vital Question" cook
book; Illustrated in colors; sent free.
C. GEE WO
The Great Chinese Doctor
is called great be
caase bis wonderful
cures are so weU
the United States,
and because so many
people are thankful
to him for. savins
their lives from
He treats ny and
All diseases with
erbs, roots, buds.
5?855fc .. nrft .ntirelv un
S3u?JKwr. -dene In this coun
knovM to ' medical oi lne38 hana
try, and tooud aroou doctor known
11" "J? 1 e over W different remedies
ti.L?cel3fully used la different
that he baa uBJ,ntees to cure catarrh,
fllseases. He tarame heumaUa ner.
Mthma, lung trouoiea. ktaneys lemaia
yousness. atomacb. uve . aiseaaefc a
ored?of tSlSntSZ Charge moderate.
CaU CONSULTATION FREE
Patients out of the city write for blanx
and circular. Inclose stamp. Address
THE C. GEE WO
253 Alder St, Portland, Or. Mention
this paper. ;
Die is a non-Bofpcnorj
remedy for Qonorhcca,
j Gleet. Spermatorrhoea,
Oaannlted J " "'""
net w isrietar. carj, ur uuj juiu-u.-.-ErtTat3
toaiasion. tion of m n co u a mem
1theEANS0hehI0M.Co. branes. Son-astrJngcnt
kCMCta:tvn.o.r"i Sold fey nrtaesiata,
or sant la plain wrapper,
by express, nrevaid. fot
Jl.oo. or 3 bottles. $2.73.
Circular tern on mvimtn
Is the wotst disease on earth, yet the easiest
to cure WHEN YOU KNOW WHAT TO DO.
Maiiy nave pimples, spots on the skin, aorta la
the mouth, ulcers, tailing hair, bone palna. ca
tarrh, don't know It Is BLOOD POISON! Send
to DR. BROWN. 833 Arch St.. Philadelphia
Pa... for BROWN'S BLOOD CURE. $2.00 Der
bottle, lasts one month. For sale only by
Frame Nau. Portland Hotel Fsarmacy.
By Dr. W. Norton Davis
DR. W. NbltTOX DAVIS.
Our methods appeal particularly
to men who have tried other treat
ments to meet with disappoint
ment, or at least, only temporary
relief. We wish to Impress upon
these men the fact that our su
perior skill justifies us In making
men's diseases our specialty. "We
wish to prove conclusively that we
are not offering treatment such as
most physicians are able to Jglve.
No matter If other doctors "have
failed to cure you, feel fully as
sured that If we accept your case
the treatment given will be abso
lutely scientific and fully effec
tive. Contracted Disorders
If you care to be cured thorough
ly and beyond the possibility of a
relapse or a chronic stage, you
should come directly to U3 for
treatment. "We have cured so many
cases that we know exactly how
to handle them. Our remedies are
unlike the ordinary, and we cure
ln about half the usual time re
Painless treatment that dissolves
the obstructing tissue and renders
cutting or dilating unnecessary.
If other physicians have treated
you for so-called "weakness" you
were probably only temporarily
helped if at all, and the reason is
very apparent when the cause of
loss of power In man Is understood.
"Weakness" Isn't a weakness at all
in a literal sense, but Is merely a
symptom of chronic inflammation
In the prostate gland. Our system
of treatment, which Is mainly a
local one, removes this inflamma
tion, and is the only known method
that has ever permanently restored
strength and visor.
Do not submit to an operation for
varicocele. Our system of painless
treatment cures soundly, without
cutting, ligature, or caustic No
failures, and the patient need not
be detained a single day from his
Specific Blood Poison
We drive the very last taint of
virus from the system, using only
the most harmless blood-cleansing
Consultation is free at office. We
will give you advice and tell you
what Is your trouble. You will not
be obliged to place your case ln
our hand3 except you consider It
to your best Interest to do so.
No amount of newspaper adver
tising can build and maintain pro
fessional success. Honorable meth
ods and exceptional ability are es
sential. We take just pride In our
practice, which is the largest of its
kind ln Western America.
We send your interesting and in
structive book describing the male
anatomy and our method of treat
ing men's diseases, free by post,
sealed, ln a plain wrapper. Al
though we prefer at least one per
sonal examination, yet, where this
Is impossible, our system of diag
nosing cases by letter enables us
to treat most cases at home.
Quick Cures Certain Cures
We cure the worst cases of piles
permanently without the use of
ointments, without pain, cutting or
detention from business, in from
two to three treatments. Our treat
ment Is entirely new and peculiar
to ourselves. Remember, no mat
ter who has failed before In your
case, wo will cure you with mild
methods, and without danger, or
else make no charge whatever for
Should you live at a distance, we
can treat you successfully at home.
WE ARE ALWAYS WILL
ING TO WAIT FOR OUR
FEE UNTIL A CURE IS
9 A. M. to 12 M 1:30 to ,5
and 7 to 8 P. M. Sundays
and holidays 10 A. M. to 12 M.
W. Norton Davis
14 5J Sixth St., Cor. Alder
Crushed by Fall of a Horse.
BOISE, Ida., Sept. 7. S. F. Bush, a
prominent farmer, whose home was near
West Fall. Or., died last night as the re
sult of being thrown from his horse. The
animal reared and fell over backwards,
crushing his rider under the horn o tha