Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937, November 14, 1904, Page 7, Image 7

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Managing Editor .ilaia C33
6un day Editor Main 633
City Editor . Mala 160
Composing-Room Main 6S5
Superintendent Building Bed 2S26
East Side Office East 61
between 6th and 7th) Tonight at 6:30 o'clock,
gran a concert.
COLUMBIA THEATER 14th and -Washington)
Tonight at 8:15, "The Gay Pari slant"
CORDRATS THEATER (Park and Washing
ton) Tonight at 8:15, "Flnnigan's Ball."
STAR THEATER (Park and Washington)
Continuous vaudeville. 2:30 to 10:30 P. M.
BAKER THEATER (Third 'and Yamhill)
Continuous vaudeville. 2:30 to 4. 7:30 to 10
P. M.
ARCADE THEATER (SeTenth and Wash
ington) Continuous vaudeville, 2:30 to
10:30 P. M.
BIJOU THEATER (Sixth, near Alder) Con
tinuous vaudeville from 2 to 10:20 P. M.
X.YRIC THEATER (corner Alder and Sev
enth) Continuous vaudeville irom 2 to 10
P. M.
Held Teacheiis' Institute. Professor
J. Zlnxer, superintendent of the Clacka
mas County schools, held a successful
institute in the Harmony schoolhouse Sat
urday. Many from Oregon City -were
present- In the forenoon J. TV. Wills
took up the subject of writing, and
strongly advocated the Spencerian and
condemned the vertical method, and -was
followed by a discussion. Professor
Evans, of Oswego, save a paper on
"Recitation," that was commended. At
noon luncheon was served. In the after
noon, Addle Clark, superintendent of the
Oregon City schools, gave a Teport of her
observations at the St. Louis Fair.
There was extended discussion of the
school exhibit from Clackamas County
at the Lewis and Clark Fair, and it was
the concensus of opinion that it should
he high class in every respect. It has
not been settled whether this exhibit will
go with the county display, or with the
educational exhibit. In the afternoon, the
Clackamas County Teachers Association
elected the following officers: Professor
Zlnzer, president; vice-president, Gilbert
Beattle, TVest Oregon City school; secre
tary. Miss Fannie Porter, Portland. Offi
cers of the Library Associations were
chosen as follows: Professor Mlndell,
president: L. A. Read, vice-president.
To Make 'Alberta Street TJjrironit in
Naite a?jd Width. Councilman A. F.
Flegel says that an agreement has been
entered into with the large property
owners to make the name of Alberta
street and its width uniform. East of
Williams avenue it is known as Alberta
street, but west to the Willamette boule
vard it is but 30 feet wide and is called
Carpenter street. It will be widened to
60 feet to the Willamette boulevard and
the name Carpenter wiped out, so that
the entire street will be termed Alberta
street, and will be uniformly K) feet wide.
It will then be graded and sidewalks laid
to the Willamette boulevard, except be
tween Williams and Vancouver avenues,
where plank will be laid for the 'benefit
of the public
For the Educational Displat. The
Montavllla public school will prepare sev
eral product maps for the educational
exhibit for the Lewis and Clark Fair.
On a small scope, some of these maps
have been prepared of North America
and other countries, and they have at
tracted much .attention among educators
who have seen them, and are pronounced
unique In their class. On the surface of
these maps the products of the countries
are shown. The great grain producing
sections of the West and the corn re
gions are represented by kernels of wheat
and' corn. The maps the school will pre
pare for the Fair will be about sixvfeet
square. Principal Bowland says that work
will be started on the maps within a
If the party who picked up check of
The Oregonlan Pub. Co. Thursday will
kindly return same to the office, he will
receive reward. Payment on check has
been stopped.
A Choice business property for sale on
Third street. Particulars, 31 North Front-
Grand Opening today. Japanese art
collection. Parlor G, Hotel Portland.
Woman's Exchange, 133 loth, near Al
der. Lunches 12 to 2 P. M.
Jr. Brown, eye "and ear. The Marquam.
Matinee for Miss Edith Angus Prom
ises to Be Well Attended.
Tickets will go on sale today at the
box offices of the Columbia Theater and at
Rowe & Martin's drug store at Sixth and
Washlngtoq streets, and at the Star and
Arcade Theaters for the benefit perform
ance at the Columbia Theater on the aft
ernoon of November 22 for Miss Edith
Angus, a member of the Columbia Thea
ter Stock Company, and who is now re
covering from the effects of a serious
operation at Good Samaritan Hospital.
Business arrangements for the matinee
are in the hands of a committee of women
who belong to the different Protestant
Episcopal Churches In town. Miss Angus
being a busy church worker when in good
health. To make the sale of tickets as
large as possible, it is suggested that reg
ular patrons of the Columbia Theater take
small parcels of tickets and sell these to
friends. Tickets are only 50 cents each,
and it Is hoped to tax the seating ca
pacity of the house for such a worthy
cause. The programme Is not yet defi
nitely settled upon, but the Columbia
Theater Stock Company will be seen in
one act; Mrs. Walter Reed, contralto, and
Mrs. Rose Bloch-Bauer, soprano, will
sing, and Max Conn, of the Star and Ar
cade Theaters, has promised two or three
good vaudeville acts. It will be a per
formance that cannot elsewhere bo dupli
cated in this city.
Cripple Creek Cruelties Described Be
fore Audience at Arion Hall.
Arion Hall, at Second and Oak streets,
-was comfortably filled last night by an
audience gathered to listen to the lecture
on "Cripple Creek Cruelties." as delivered
by D. C. Copley, who for many years has
been identified with the Western Federa
tion of Miners and the various mining or
ganizations of the -country.
The lecture dealt with the scenes and In
cidents of the great miners' battle In Colo
rado, and was told In a graphic manner
by one who has been in the midst of it.
He reviewed the conditions which led
up to the trouble between employers and
employes, and told of the organization of
the miners and of their alms and pur
poses. Mr. Copley in his address threw the
burden of blame for lawlessness upon the
shoulders of Governor Peabody. claiming
that it was his arbitrary ruling that
aroused the miners to a state of frenzy.
While in this state. It is held by Mr. Cop
ley, the outrages were perpetrated, not by
the members of the Federation of Miners,
but at the instigation of the mlneowners,
their hired deputies and thugs. The state
ments of tne speaker were roundly ap
plauded by the audience.
Structure Being Uniquely Decorated
for the Grangers' Convention.
Products of field and garden are fast
transforming the Armory into one large
bower, decorated in the night by fairy
hands, to welcome the thousands ot peo
ple In attendance at the 3Sth annual
ceaveation of the National Grange. Pat
retM of Husbandry, opening .Wednesday
BiniBg. The pilgrims from the Xast
arrive tomorrow morning at 7 o'clock at
tfe Union Terminal Depot, and they will
spend the remaining part of the day rest
ing from the fatigue' of their Journey,
many of them coming from the Atlantic
to the Pacific. Exhibits of grains, fruits,
etc, from the different counties of this
state, and particularly from Clark County.
Washington, are being arranged around
the Armory- Washington farmers nave
sent over an Immense picture in wheat,
with a picture in wheat of President
Washington, and the words worked
around the edging, "The Star of the
Northwest." The picture contains grains,
minerals, flowers, fruit, lumber and shin
Street-Railway Company Has , , Lost
Money on Contract.
Wagons will soon carry the malls from
the Postoffice to the suburban substa
tions. The closing of the Morrison-street
bridge has brought to a head the protest
of the City & Suburban against the low
rate paid by the Government for mail
carrying by electric cars.
Malls have been delivered to the City
& Suburban Railway Company at Third
and Yamhill streets, but during the time
that the Morrison-street bridge is closed
it became necessary to make delivery at
Grand avenue and East Burnside street.
The railway company wanted the Post
master to do this, but the Postmaster
referred to his contract with the screen
wagon service which calls for delivery
at Third and Tamhlll streets, and stated
that he had no authority to make any
change. The result is that the railway
company is paying about 30 per ceijt more
for having the mails hauled across Burn-s!de-streetbridge
than the total amount
It is receiving for carrying it to the
suburbs, which is naturally not a very
satisfactory condition of -affairs.
The manager of the railway company
gave the following statement to an Ore
gonlan reporter:
"The present situation merely empha
sizes the fact that the rate allowed elec
trirc railways for carrying the malls is
absurdly out of proportion to the service
rendered- We carry two dally -malls each
.to Woodstock, Sunnyside, Mount Tabor,
Central and Montavllla, and for this we
receive a total of $47.91 per month a
trifle over JL50 per day while we now
jpay for merely carrying this man irom
Sixth and Ankeny streets across the
Burnslde-street bridge to Grand avenue
12 per day, and I believe that this is no
mora than a fair compensation for the
wagon service; at all events, it was the
best wc could do. 1
"In April, 1902. two and one-half years
ago, we called the attention of the Post
office Department to the fact - that the
compensation allowed us was entirely in
adequate, and that unless he allowed us
a greatly Increased rate, we wished the
contract canceled. He replied that under
the regulations he could make no In
crease, and that if we- insisted upon can
celling the contract, he would, of course,
do so. but that this would result In a
more infrequent and Irregular mall serv
ice and thus inconvenience the people
living along our lines. In view of this;
and for this reason alone, we decided to
continue the contract, particularly as a
committee of the American Street Rail
way Association had been appointed to
take up the question of increased com
pensation to all electric railways. This
committee reported at the last meeting
of the association that they had received
short shrift from the Postoffice Depart
ment, and while they asked for more
time, seemed to be of the opinion that
the department had no wish to make any
change or secure authority for an In
creased rate, evidently believing that the
railways would continue to carry the
mails for about one-third the actual
value of the service upon the plea that
their patrons in the country would be In
convenienced if they did not,
"There is certainly neither reason nor
Justice in this attitude.
"The company is under no more obli
gation to carry the mail for less than a
fair rate than they are to carry mer
chandise and packages upon the same
basis, and. I think, as a matter of fact,
the carrying of such packages would be
of more importance to the suburban resi
dents than the mails.
"The department gives fat contracts to
the railroads and to many steamboat and
star routes, but they evidently have no
intention of making any change in the
rate to electric railways, so long as they
will continue to carry the mails on the
present basis, but we have notified them
finally and definitely that they must
make other arrangements and cancel our
contracts as soon as possible without
undue Inconvenience.
"Many electric railways throughout the
country are doing the same, and are
looking to, the people to sustain them and
force the Postoffice- Department to make
a fair adjustment."
In His Sermon Dr. House Ssys the
Profession Is a Noble One.
Lawyers who attended the First Con
gregational Church last night and heard
Rev. EL L. House preach a sermon on "The
Legal Profession," must have said in their
own minds: "What good fellows we are."
The sermon was Just In its criticism and
aoounaea in mgn laeais.
"When Dean Swift" called the law a bot
tomless pit, a cormorant, a harpy that
devours everything, he was more witty
than wise," began Dr. House "A sharp
featured woman once made her way to the
office of a Western lawyer, and present
ing her boy Jim, said: Tou needn't think
that Jim is too young to study law; Why,
he was born for a lawyer. When he was
only seven years old he struck work.
When he was eight he got '"sassy. And
now that he Is 10 years old, he Just freezes
on to everything he can lay his hands
on.' To such a class of people a lawyer
Is the man whose trade it is to get people
out of scrape?. No cause so infamous, no
Job so dirty but can command his service.
provided his scruple, If he has any .are
overcome by the halt of a sufficient fee,
To such, the conception is unknown of a
clean, conscientious man who passes In
and out ot the temple of justice with rev
erent tread, whose palms have never
touched unhallowed gold, who would soon
er lose his right hand than prostitute his
talents by espousing an unjust cause; and
yet there are thousands of lawyers who
answer to the 'above description.
"The greatest definition of law ever
given was by Richard Hooker, who said:
'Of law there can be no less acknowledge
ment than that her seat Is the bosom of
God, her voice the harmony of the world.
All things in heaven and in earth do her
homage, the very least as feeling her care,
and the very greatest not exempt from
her power. All of them admire her as
the mother of their peace and joy. The
practice of law to-day brings before the
lawyer two ideals one that Is high and
noble and In harmony with the traditions
of the past, and second, what Is a fearful
comment on the legal profession and the
times in which we live. There are lawyers
to-day who state that: "It Is right to de
feat the ends of justice by any possible
trick in the courts. Causing, prisoners to
escape from the bhenff, running off wit
nesses, suborning witnesses, embarrassing
them from testifying to the truth, and
putting off cases till the witnesses die or
get .out of the reach of the court. "
The musical service was an impressive
one. The. quartet sang Roberts' "Seek Ye
the Lord." the tenor solo being effectively
sung by William H. Boyer. The principal
work was the rendition of Mendelssohn's
"Hear My Prayer," which was finely, ren
dered by Mrs. Rose Bloch-Bauer, soprano,
and the chorus choir. The shading and
tone quality were admirable. Miss Leo
nora Fisher supplied the organ accompa
nlmenta. Next Sunday night Dr. House
will lecture on "The Newspaper Man."
' Clara Harry aera he loves me 3 ack
that be could die tor "me. Aunt Jaae Harry
would rto anytntnc to eeeajpe work. Boetoa
"The Gay Parisian."
Joseph Pinglet .William Bernard
Angellque .Mary Banksbn
Pa I Hard Edgar Banme
Marcelle Cathrlne Countlss
Mathieu......'. G torse B. Berrell
Hyacinth Edna. Hopa
Violet r.. Marian Barhyte
Daisy Roy Bernard
Rose Fay Reade
Mazlme ...George Blooxnquest
Boulot Donald Bowles
Bastlen ..Frederick Estnelton.
Ernest ...". Charles York
4 Botticelli R. Long
Brocbard Scott Seaton
Vlctorlne Louise Brandt
Expressman C Wilson
Mrs. 7 Lou Power
It's a scream from the drop of the hat.
The real forte of the Columbia Company
Is light comedy. Perhaps it were best to
say farce-comedy, for that popular or
ganization "has never given us anything
more completely pleasing than "The Gay
Parisians." which Is the vehicle for the
exploitation of the talents of those ex
cellent actors, severally and collectively.
Anyone attempting to discover a plot In
tnls nonsensical piece should be held up to
public ridicule, and anyone attempting to
find a moral should be stood up against a
wall and shot. It's Just an occasion for
laughter, without a moment more serious
than a titter. "The Gay Parisians." of
course, has a French trend, but It Is harm
less and not rieque enough to offend any
but the prudish. The story is not Impor
tant enough to trouble about. Its very
funny, it affords most of the players"
"fat" parts and the company is most
happy in it. That's all that is necessary
to say about it. For the rest go andsee
the show.
William Bernard for the first time this
season Is cast in a comedy role and by
the same tokbn It Is hie best opportunity
to shine. He Is the most Important per
son to be reckoned with this week. He
Is Pinglet, a dray-horse sort of husband,
who gets out of the paddock for a night
with the colts; He takes Cathrlne Coun
tlss, for the time, being Marcelle, an
equally eminently proper wife with him.
They meet up with Edgar Baume in the
role of Palllard, Mary Bankson, who Is the
shrewish wife, Louise Brandt, who is a
giddy young person named Vlctorlne,
George Berrell, the counterfeit present
ment of a troublesome old papa, with a
bevy of silly daughters. George Bloom
quest, who does a bloodless young book
worm beautifully, Donald Bowles, an im
possibly funny waiter, ..with a highly ri
diculous make-up. another equally Im
possible waiting person enacted by Fred
erick Estnelton. and Scott Seaton in the
person of a police captain. They meet, sev
erally and collectively a number of others
but they are incidental. The result is ex
crutiating. If you feel a doslce to laugh
for two hours and a half you must see
"The Gay Parisians." Tou can do so any
night this week A. A. G.
Dr. Brougher Tells This Fact at Anti
Cigarette Mass Meeting.'
The mass meeting held in the White
Temple yesterday afternoon by the
Anti-Cigarette League, which Rev.
Wallace Struble has organized the past
week, was well attended, about half of
thb congregation being children of the
various schools in tho city. The little
folks all seemed to be enthusiastic
over the crusade against tobacco in
this form, and listened attentively to
the various speakers. Dr. J. W. Brough
er seemed to be able to hold their at
tention most successfully, and when he
told them that God did not make their
noses for chimneys they thought It was
a capital point.
Professor T. T. Davis, principal of
the High School, responded to an ur
gent invitation by Dr. Brougher and
spoke a few minutes. He expressed
himself as entirely in sympathy with the
movement Inaugurated by Rev. W. R.
Struble against the cigarette evil, and
said he felt authorized to say that all
of the school authorities In Portland
"were In favor of such work. Dr. E. L.
House, of the First Congregational
Church, was another speaker, who un
derstands how to interest children. He
spoke to them about the tendency of
everything and everybody In this world
to drift, especially the wrong way, and
told his childhood experience of try
.lng to smoke a cigar. Dr. Brougher
told a like experience, and the youthful
fighters against the tobacco evil had a
good laugh.
Rev. M. M. Bledsoe, of Immaunel
Church, also spoke, and P. B. Wrlllls. of
the Young Men s Christian Association
read the Srlptural lesson and extended
cordial Invitations to all the boys pres
ent to attend the meetings held at the
association and to enjoy the benefits of
the gymnasium and swimming pool.
Rev. Mr. Struble made the principal ad
dress of the afternoon, explaining anew
the points he has brought out in his
various talks at the different public
schools, and adding many new argu
ments why young folks should strenu
ously avoid the use of tobacco in any
form. The fact that no boy who uses
tobacco evct stood at the head of his
class seemed to make an Impression
on the young students, and they were
also much concerned In the fact that
football players were never allowed to
remain In a team If they used' It. Mr.
Struble said he felt much encouraged
at the large attendance pf the meeting,
and expects before the final mass meet
ing Is held to have so many girls and
boys belonging to the league that one
church will not hold them. There are
now about a thousand members in it.
Seattle Official-Elect Has Little to
Say Concerning Gambling.
Kenneth Mackintosh, the prosecuting
attorney-elect of Seattle, has been visit
ing In Portland for a couple of days with
business acquaintances and college
Seattle, as Is commonly known. Is a
town which In the past has gambled a lit
tie. drank to a limited extent and been
naughty generally, so the personality of
the man who is to curb the lawless ele
ment of that place Js of Interest.
The new official Is a young man, smooth
of face and pleasant In manner. He was
opposed on the ground that he was too
young for the trying duties of the office,
but had 7,500 votes to spare when the
totals were taken, which in the minds of
his friends disproved the argument that
his youth was too great.
"They gamble a little up In Seattle, do
they not?" was asked.
It was admitted that there might be a
few games in the vicinity of the city now
and then.
"I suppose you will close the gardes?'
"I haven't thought much about It. That
Is I haven't made, up my mind."
All the delicacies of the season at the
Portland Restaurant, fine, private apart-
aaents for parties. 386 wastu. aeer kb.
Murine Eye Remedy euro this aae Uwr
K.70 tretiBies. maxm week eyas streeg.
M at HI erjnre. SoU fcr Vmc y germ.
"Hasisaa's Ball."
Connor Casey.... Edward F. Gallagher
Willie Sells Lester L. Pike
Weary Walker. Elvla Mack
Felix Ansted
Policeman Denny...' Ben Bernard
WIddle Garity Fred WUson
Mrs. Bedella Casey Marine Taylor
Percy ...". Walter Ward
Kittle Casey Fannie Txumhull
Stella D&sMngton Louis Frost
May Ketchem Nellie. Montrose
Daisy. Footllght Mae Barrell T
Maggie Mooney Bertie Dunbar
Daley Bell i Florence Hulse
Annie Rooney May Pike
Mary Green Rose Burden
Sadie Shaw Jessie Varies
Mary Brown Josephine Leslie
Timothy Flnblgan J. J. Barrett
An old friend came tn tnirn rrtt trr1n v
for a little Old nnntml flnl nr.H la ot
Cordray's to say howdy to the partisans
ol rouga-ana-tumoie Irish farce
comedy. "FInniran' Rail" 1q -hii hai
and hearty in solte of aril. Sattir nf th
Jokes are a trifle stiff in the Joints, but
most or tne songs are new, tho girls
dance with all'
familiar situations are still funny
enouRh to keeo the audi
The "Ball" is old enough to know bet
ter, but It Is still vigorous enough to
do manual labor and t It still gets the
money, so Its owners are not to be
blamed for sending It out with each re
curring .season. '" This must be Its
steenth trip to the Coast, but It might
nave oeen its nrst it the cordial re
ceDtlon triven It bv CnrA
yesterday means anything.
jmere was never the slightest at
tempt to tell a story In the piece, and
this year there's less nlot th
bother over. It's just a string of spe
cialties, songs, dances, gags and oc
casional spurts of dialogue about noth
ing in particular, but it affords a very
satisfactory entertainment if one Is not
4ft - U A . I
Gallacrher nnr? "Rnrroff hsv v. ni.
Murray and Mack roles and they make
me two nvai ansnmen just as tunny
as their predecessors.
Gallacrher has a fine slnari
Barrett is a comedian with original
Ideas of thn nnrf 'Vnlthor nf tva tin
men Imitate Mnrmv nnrf "M.v Thi.
conceptions are different and I consider
mem an improvement on the originals.
Mavme Taylor, whn hnn frAntiAntlir
been seen here; Is this year's Mrs.
Casey, and her singing of operatic se
lections and "Mandolay," which she did
as an encore, were among the best fea
tures of tho show.
Fannie Trumbull. nn nf fhA -btaII-
known Trumbull sisters, has. the sou
brette nnrt nnri rinnrA' crm.Afttliv
Elvln Mack Is the tramp and succeeds
in maintaining tne importance of the
Dart. Fred Wilson nlnvs tti wldnv
capitally and Lester Pike, the Willie
oeiia, possesses a gooa oass voico. una
chorus Is small, but good-looking and
graceful. The "BJg Indian Chief"
song-, by Gallagher and the ensemble is
an attractive number and the finale of
the second act In which Russia and
Japan do the reconciliation act was tre
mendously applauded. "Finnlgan's
Ball" runs all week. A. A. G.
Use for One of the Buildings After
the Fair.
LONDON, Oct. 29. (To the Editor.) Has not
the establishment of a museum for Oregon re
ceived leas attention than. It deserves? I do
not wish to depreciate the effort jnade to col
lect a few Interesting objects In the City Hall,
but we ought to have something on a much
grander scale. One of the Lewis and Clark
buildings might well be kept for this, special
purpose, when the Exposition has run its
There are three departments at least In which
a beginning could e made Oregon birds, In
dian relics and remains of extinct animals.
1. Oregon birds. I have spent several morn
ings In the great Natural History Museum, at
Kensington. There the British birds are ex
hibited, with their nests, in their natural sur
roundings. This last point calls for notice.
Where certain birds, such as swallows and
martins, build under the eaves of a house, a
section is taken from the roof, displaying the
nests and eggs In situ. Other birds make their
nests in hollow trees. A section of the tree Is
exhibited, with a sufficient piece cut out of
the side. The aquatic fowls are in the midst
of reeds and pebbles. It would not be difficult
to make up specimens of this kind, within an
easy distance of Portland. Of course, the ob
jects are In glass cases.
2. Indian relics. It may be expected that
many of these will be shown in the Lewis
and Clark Exposition, and It Is probable that
a good number would be given If a permanent
collection were formed.
3. Remains ot extinct animal, if the state
were toorganlze a Summer expedition" to the
John Day Valley, I believe that valuable re
mains could be brought In by the wagon-load
Such an expedition should be well supplied
with horses, wsjrons and emntv Imxm nf iirl.
cua stzes. This work might well be carried
cn by the State University, which, however.
could not furnish the funds. Duplicate speci
mens!, of which there would be many, should
go to Eugene. Both the state and the unl
verslty would be enriched. I mention the John
Day Valley without meaning to exclude other
places, which are well known to Professor
Condon and bis associates.
The museumsot art and natural history at
South Kensington are full of suggestion as to
arrangeoKnt and detail. The combination of
industry and ingenuity la amazing, and I wish
I had the technical knowledge necessary to
describe It adequately. Let us make a be
ginning In the same direction, learning all we
can from what others hare done.
Weuld Loan Exhibits.
PORTLAND. Nov. 10. (To the Editor.) An
editorial In a recent issue of The Oregonlan.
headed "Bear In Mind," was timely and to the
point, as the utility of such a movement as
Intimated would be of the greatest Importance.
A museum equipped with the means for In
struction would be of the greatest value, and
our museum should not only be a cabinet of
curiosities, but more a museum of arts and
science, as modern museums do not deal with
fictions, but of that which Is most true and
certain, all of which tends "to Increase and
dlOnse knowledge among men."
All lovers of science. literature and the- One
arts residing in our city and state would avail
thesBselves of the museum to advance their
studies, which would lead to the most useful
practical result, for there can be no doubt
that a museum containing collections of all
the products of Nature and Illustrating every
branch of physical sclenoe would attract to
gether men of learning and students from
throaghout the whole Northwest, and would
"open new avesaee of Intelligence throughout
the whole of Its vast extent. "
The fortunate occurrence ot the great Ex
position to be held here during the coming
Summer offers a very favorable occasion to
build up a museum equal to any In the coun
try. Consequently, It is necessary that some
measure should be taken at once to provide a
permanent home for our various private col
lections in' some fireproof building, where the
increasing and valuable collections on hand
could be displayed and examined by the many
scientific Inquirers who will visit our city dur
ing the Lewis and Clark Fair.
The local fair of old has grown Into the great
Intersatloaal exposition, but are only
tetBperary, while a maseasa Is permanent and
always aeeesslble. besides being" continually
increastesT its acsABsitieas, and after our great
ExpcslttoB ha passed lato watery, we , would
still have our -jnttfrearri with all Its valuable
collectloas, the most powerful and useful aux
iliary ot all systems or teaching ty object
lessons. Oar colleges aad other great educa
tional kMtitvtisea are oaly for thsee of our
yofe whose pareate cam aHerd the expense of
a eoHege esetse, aaa they oly teach of the
xsriwec a4 Usei isUus pC othets; la tact.
get t-lr lahnsaaUsa at sesssrf-haso' fresa
ookt, "watte at tfee ansfi. wMcfc im a! war
om ts all classes. ee ccsass hi Mreet ctact
with the objects themselves. -Haxley detees a
museum as "a coeeBltatloa literary of objeets."
The fosndiac c saeh a ueam in oik- cKy Is
a work wness teeertaaee cannot be over-estimated.
In the werk of museum orgaalsatles.
our city has sot ke$t pace with some of our '
older Eastern cities, although we have ample
natural resources to draw upon, and owing to
the entcuslaace lasers of Mr. L. L. Hawkins
we have mada, quite a start toward a. museum
In the display at the City Hall, where there Is
quite a collection of bric-a-brac, which should
be reconstructed and transformed from a cab
inet of curiosities Into a museum of living
thought, and be gives' a permanent home.
The British museum received Its greatest
benefits from Its great exposition held la Lon
don in 1S31. which marked a great epoch In
the Intellectual progress of all English-speaking
people. Our own Centennial Exposition In
1S76 was a "great revelation to the people of
the United States, and aided in establish Lis
several museums In the Eastern States, which
have done as much for the higher education
as the colleges. The great museum ot South
Kensington. England, was partly built up
from donations by the exhibitors at the Expos!-
tlon of 1551, as were also the museums of
Philadelphia and other Eastern cities from
material received at the Centennial of 1876. i
The Columbia Museum, of Chicago, got Its .
greatest aid. from the Columbian Exposition of
1883. We can and should do as well for our
museum, for when we once have a well ar-
ranged museum, teachers and scientists would
take their pupils and. give them object lessons -In
the different branches of scientific research,
and all classes would avail themselves of the
advantages offered at such a collection.
I will renew an offer made some years ago
that, when such an Institution Is established, I
will loan my collection, consisting of several
thousand specimens of minerals, fossils and
petrifications gathered from all parts of the
world, all properly labeled and classified. In
addition. I would also loan a library of about
100 volumes on mineralogy, geology, metalurgy.
chemistry and kindred subjects, as a nucleus,
providing they would be properly displayed
and Insured against, theft or injury. It seems
hardly Just to expect our liberal-minded peo
ple, who always respond stf readily to every
call, to build a home for a museum, but why
not utilize the old Pavilion block, on Third
street? It belongs to the city, and Is tree of
Incumbrance, and could not be put to better
use. Then why not issue bonds to build a
good, substantial fireproof bulldfng upon it
or a permanent borne for all. of our collec
tions consoiiaaiea into one organization as a
free public museum? A. v. MILLER.
Charles Sweeny, of Spokane Aspires
to Be Senator. j
Charles Sweeny, the millionaire, ot
Spokane, who is supposed to be about to
stand sponsor for a new hotel in the (
city, reached Portland yesterday morn-
Ing. accompanied by Mrs. Sweeny, and j
will remain here for a short time looking
over business matters.
Mr. Sweeny reached the eltv nvr -th
O. R. & X. n the morning; and while he
did not hide or place himself in seclusiou;
ne vanished from the public gaze until
after dinner 'time. He was at last dis-'
covered talking- to O. F. Eaxton In the
lobby of the Portland.
"It was explained that the people of
Portland had been waiting for some
time to know just when he was going
to commence to build the hotel supposed
to be .planned by him. They had been
waiting for his arrival for a week, being
sure that when he came their doubts
would be laid at rest and the hotel
"Now," admitted Mr. Sweeny, "I have
learned most of my hotel plans from the
papers. Most of my information on the
subject has come from them.
"To tell the truth," continued the
Bpeaker, "I have not as yet given the
matter definite attention."
Mr. Sweeny, -was told It was common
rumor that he had come down from
Spokane to decide one way or the other
in regard to the construction of another
"I have not considered the matter to
day," he confided, and then, seeing an
unsatisfied look In the eyes of his lis
teners, he added, "but I may take the
question up tomqrrow."
Seeing that the hotel topic was becom
ing barren, anothed tack -was tried.
"I understand," the reporter said, "that
you are going into politics, Mr. Sweeny."
The gentleman carefully inserted his
thumbs In the armholes of his vest and
gazed earnestly at the questioner.
"Yes," he admitted, "I am in the race
to win. If that is possible. I" have the
unanimous indorsement of my county
and I am out for the offlce if I .can
get it."
It was argued that since Mr. Sweeny
was a Republican, and since Spokane
was a good town and deserved something,
it would follow as a natural sequence
that the candidate of that city and coun
ty would have an easy time. Mr. Sweeny
shook Ills head.
"There are four other men in the race,"
he said, "and I do not know how they
will act in the western part of the state.
That remains to be seen. I may know
more about what will happen to me later
in the season," he added, and. smiled
"I am sorry," said the newspaper man
truthfully, "that you have not made up
your mind to build the hoteL"
"Oh. I may build It tomorrow before I
go home." replied the magnate, casting
great light ot definite information on the
It Is understood that Mr. Sweeny will
hold & conference today with those who
are Interested In the construction of a
new hotel, at which meeting a definite
arrangement will be made. It is also
said that there is but little doubt but
what the decision will be to build, pro
vided a few minor details can be
Charles B. Hopkins, United States Mar
shal of Spokane, Is at the Portland for a.
short business visit In the city.
William D. Chamberlain, Representative-elect
from Umatilla County, is In
the city visiting friends for a few days.
J. S. McQuade, advance representative
of "Candida," George Bernard Shaw'a
famous play, is In Portland. Mr. Mc
Qtfade was formerly a well-known Seat
tle newspaper man.
N. Poston, of Seattle, is at the Portland.
Mr. Poston Is tbe representative of the
Pacific Coast Steamship Company for the
North coast, and Is here on business con
nected with the company.
NEW YORK. Nov. 13. (Special.)
Northwestern people registered at New
York hotels today as follows:
From Portland Mrs. F. B. Porter, at
the Grand Union; C S. Archer and-wife,
G. M. Rice, at the Imperial.
From Seattle Mrs. F. B. Whiting, J. D.
Thomas, at the Holland; C J. Burns, H.
F. Norton, and wife, at the Herald
From Everett Miss M. J. Clark, Mrs. I.
Clark, at the Kensington.
From Salem Mies. Rogers, J. H. Rogers
and wife, at the Gilsey; E. It. Barnes, at
the Metropole.
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