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About Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 2, 1905)
-THE MOBNTKG- OREGONIAJSf, KOXDAY, - JANUARY 2, 190CT.
Space Value ol
...... 15.000 51.000.000
V) 2.500 ' 223.000
t 10,000 250.000
... 1.KW Sa.OUO
,.. 2,500 200.000
... 1,000 50,000
... 1.000 20,000
,.. 6,000 250.000
... 3.600 60.000
... 2,000 200.000
... 4.000 150,000
... 3.600 50.000
... 2,000 20,000'
, 1,600 30.000
. 1,600 30.000
. 1,000 20,000
5 OR fii8t time In the history of the
world, tin display made by European
countries at a world's exposition will
fcbld a subordnate position in the flnan
ffltai wya.tt tu that which will be made
W OrientaLwmntrics as illustrated by the
WviB'-in-S Clark Exposition and Oriental
TrVjjio the supplementary clause in the
title- 6t the Sxaositlon. trie directors have
ition fr)m China, Japan
nations valued at over
:h money, although. in
1. ' vJ. . " .
3Pe lis ABfcad of the Far East.
' IP 'lEuroneaknatlons that have
,4r coilectlairtafid installing ex-
rjfejha this 11 Oriental countries will
Kwmo, accorcung to tne oesc on-
r:of ifeeso participants are offl
.reeoeateed by the goveniments of
1 .nijUens,. .representee. The exhibits of
ronms "are J purely commercial
llssloncrs are. In
two, the men who
', St. Louis are at the
iof these two coun-
psch, director of cx-
, Louis arranging for
pbits from that city
las that the Oriental
Itcd entirely from the
fze the Oriental char-
This has been done
rcy. but from necessity,
. of Oriental countries
Ihe space of the building
m for all foreign cx-
pefore been given over
Building erected for 11b-
iven up to the Euro-
Ihlle a new building
re feet of floor space
rcast of the agriculture
ut acturcs and liberal arts.
Untals Will Show the
forks of Art.
. m the Flowery Kingdom
Ago. and hallowed by
Uteway of an ancient
io wares and men of the
hominco the visitor that
as in war the Mikado's
n rcmarkablo victories.
Pier foreign countries in
st of her exhibit, Japan
.000 square feet of the 48.000
In the Oriental building, and
land in the rear of the for
te, on which will bo erected a
Ismi. Klmona-clad Japanese worn
srve the refreshing beverage ae-
tbe custom of their land, and
exhibit of the methods of pro-
ior the market will be made.
lion dollars, the estimated cost
Mendld display, will be utilized
igvhl and Ushltaro Beppo. the
commissioners, who have
ixperlence in the St Louis Expo-
I String Americans the most com.
fda' ox commercial Japan that
i important a factor in Jap-
Ehe commercial side, and one
sua! visitor will miss, is the
'the priceless relics of a for-
he remains of the temples.
-eaten and grotesquely-
lof wood is represented the
Itlon to the advancement
In Japan ancestral wor-
Ilroshlmo gate at St. Louis,
fined, an attempt will be
the famous temple of Nlkko,
ineso architecture, shipped
I A pilgrimage Is made to
ear by the Mikado, and his
will be sought to ship the
10 kingdom during the Ex.
f rare Inlaid woods, ivory
lutlful building Is worth a
sum ana has stood in its nresent
for TOO jtears. If secured, it will
ted in thAJapancse section.
Fmaf tens inhe. art -of porcelain
ion and lacquer worK, the Japan-
Ill msJce a magnificent display of
rk. Single vases run in price from
lollars Into the thousands and the
)ws the years of patient endeavor
L 10 manufacture tho finest articles.
EcfcUy none of ho material used in
Is will be taken to Portland, as it
en carried away by wealthy pur-
The commissioners are now In
itherlng an entirely new exhibit.
rill embrace bronze work, silk cm-
fes. damascene. lacquer work.
red ivory and woodwork, clols-
metal decoration, aritaixnarin.
the finest hand-painted porce-
o world, and other typical pro-
agricultural and horticultural
Iwark trees 500 years old, the size
alum plant, will be shown.
tA'S CHOICEST AET.
Illy Carved and Inlaid Good
Silks Will Be Shown.
to Japan in "the Oriental build.
th in amount of space and
ib China. The government has
sanctioned the display, but
Lots and commercial represen
ts houses will have charge
bf the St Louis exhibitors will
chosen as commissioner.
3d square feet of space has
for the representation of the
, manufactures of Cathay, and
ite places the total value of
re of the Chinese section will
Jed by any displayed in the
inc. A special effort will be
tthls exceptionally line. The
Is class are the most elabor-
country and axe composed of rare woods
inlaid in ivory, mother-of-pearl and silver.
Silk fabrics and lacquer work from
Pekin. Canton, Tientsin and other famous
centers of Chinese industry; carvej
ebony ornaments, bric-a-brac,' gold, silver
and ivory carving, rugs, tea. Jade work,
fans and relics of antiquity are among the
strange and varied assortment that will
be brought across the Pacific.
SMALL BUT COSTLY.
Turkey Will Show Shawls and Rugs
of Fabulous Price.
TURKEY will be represented to the
extent of $000,000. nearly half of this
amount being invested in rugs and
shawls, the most famous product of the
Only 8000 square feet have been allotted
her, but tho enormous value of some of
the rugs explains the apparently small
space. One of tho rugs shown at St
Louis, and to be brought to Portland, is
valued by the owner at $35,000. He has
had only one bid for it since it came
from the hands of tho weavers. This was
the fabulous sum of $30,000, but it was
rejected. Thirty years were required to
manufacture this rug alone, and it Is
said that the palace of the Sultan can
show no finer example of the weaver's
art Rugs worth JOOO and $10,000 are
also among the collection. .
Turkish merchants and their wives will
be stationed throughout the exhibit clad
In turbans, bloomers' and other articles
of clothing peculiar to the country, and
will explain the merits of their .work with
Besides the rugs and cashmere shawls,
gold, 'silver, bronze and copper work,
carved beads and embroidered silks will
be the principal commou.ties shown.
ITALY'S WORK OF AST.
Sculpture and Paintings to Share
Honors With Metal Work.
UNDER tho personal supervision of
Vittorio Zeggio, Commissioner-General
f Itaiy to tho Louisiana Purchase
Exposition, Italy will load all European
countries In the value of her display.
The Italian statuary which is now being
collected by Mr. Zeggio In this country
will be the finest ever seen in the West
A somewhat similar collection of valu
able sculptured marble at St Louis ex
cited the admiration of all visitors, and
was mentioned as one of the exhibits that
must be seen. Much of the statuary Is
the work of the best of old and -modern
Scarcely less important will be the ex
hibit' of oil and watercolor paintings.
Florentine silver work, bronze vases, mos
saic and wines arc among the most im
portant of the other material, all of
which has never been exhibted before.
The value o'f the exhibit is $350,000. and
1600 square feet has been allotted for
FROM NORTH AFRICA.
Egypt, Morocco and Alglera Will
Show Oriental Handiwork.
EGYPT and Morocco will make" a com
bined African display covering 2500
square feet The value of the oxhiblts
will be $225,000. and one of the Egyptian
representatives at St Louis, A. Jabour,
will be In charge for both countries.
Like Turkey, these countries will make
an exceptional showing of the rugs and
shawls manufactured by the inhabitants.
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i 1 1 1 i n
Ivory ornaments, ostrich feathers, camel
hair brushes, carved images, dates in
many forms, figs, spices, baskets and
other products peculiar to this section of
Africa will make an attractive exhibit
Algeria is under the same commissioner,
and her exhlbts will be displayed in the
Moorish and Egyptian section.
BUILD HINDOO TEMPLE.
India Will Display Rare Carving and
INDIA, one of the two foreign countries
that will erect a special pavilion at the
Exposition, will house its exhlbts in the
reproduction of an old Hindoo temple,
costing $50,000. The building will measure
100 feet square, and will be decorated in
Hindoo carving exactly as the original.
William Ore, the commercial representa
tive of his country at St- Louis, & the
commissioner-general. The total ycost of
erecting the pavilion and the vahie of the
exhibits will amount to $250.00
A tedgarden operated by rfindoo serv
ants, clad in 6asbcs andnurbans. -will'
form a part of the exhibit and . rare
shawls, brass and silver filigree jWork.
sandalwood carvings and inlaid furniture
will he displayed around :the side of the
temple. . , ,
wil equal rivals.
GreaBritaln to Hold Her Own With
France and Germany.
GREAT BRITAIN, reprsented by
Tom L. Johnson, has been granted
3600 square feet of 'space, but the com
missioner has as yet made no report to
the Director of Exhibits. No figures can
be quoted by him in regard to the amount
of the investment but it is probable that
this will be about tho same as Germany
and France. English furniture, agricul
tural products, gold, sliver and Jewelry
workdresscs and machinery will be shown.
AUSTRALIA TO THE FRONT.
Great Southern Continent Will Show
Things Strange and Rare.
INCLUDED among the Oriental coun
tries by reason of geographical posi
tion, yet distinctly in a class of their
own. Australian exhibitors will make the
maiden exhibit of this unexploltcd coun-
try at an exposition, with the determina
tion of showing the Government its mis
take in not participating in the St Louis
Commissioner-General II. E. Watson,
who was at the head of the unofficial Aus
tralian display at St Louis, will again
represent the new country, and has been
granted 4000 square feet of space. He
states that Australia will make tho best
display that can be brought across the
Pacific for $50,000 and several kinds of
material peculiar to the isolated conti
nent will bo shown the world at large
for tho first time.
Among these is a new leather used for
saddlery and heavy leather goods, which
is taken from the carcass of a fish in
habiting Australian waters. Gugong is
tho name of this strange fish, and its
skin is said to measure three inches in
The platypus, or duckbill, an animal
with the body of-a mole and the webbed
feet and bill of a duck, is another queer
native of Australia commercially valua
ble. Scientists have not yet discovered
whether it lays an egg- or gives birthMo
its young like the ordinary mammal.
Taxidermy displays, shells, tanned
goods, agricultural products and kangaroo
skins (orm the larger part of the exhibit.
CEYLON'S RARE PRODUCTS.
Tea, Carvings and Relics of Buddha
From New Paradise.
CEYLON, or Adamjs second paradise
on earth, as it has been called, will
have for Commlss Wrier-General the Hon.
Stanly Bols, who acted "officially as the
Commissioner-Ger-eral of .Ceylon at tho
St Louis Exposition.
An exhibit covering 1500 square feet,
and costing $35,000. wlfl be made, largely
especially Interesting, as a cargo of the
latest dresses from Paris will form a
dazzling array of wealth. Silks, mechan
ical toys, bronzes and artistic vass, stat
uary and paintings of well-known artists,
who have won fame in the salons of
Paris, Jewelry and wine; these are the
dazzling promises that the Commissioner
General holds out? to the West from the
FURS FROM RUSSIA,
Priceless Coats or Animals From the
FROM the frozen North Russia will
send her priceless furs to Jteasc the
pocketbooks of comfort-loving Americans.
On an area of 2000 square feet will be-
LUMBER, THE GREAT INDUSTRY OF OREGON.
Number of mills , ' 4S0
Output in 1904. feet 1.405,000,000
Value ,t .i $12,650,000
Of this total. Western Oregon produced about 1,012.000.000
Of this total Eastern Oregon produced about 13S.000.000
Number of employes 5,735
Wages paid In 1504 $2,627,500
Employes in logging camps, estimated 6.000
Wages paid in 1904 $2,612,500
Manufactures of lumber, value of output $6,620.4"0
Number of employes 2,454
Wages paid in 1904 $l,216,0O5
Total number of men employed In lumber Industry 14,229
Totar wages paid in 1904 $6,450.001
Standing timber on an acre in Oregon, feet average 12.200
Standing timber on an- acre in Western Oregon; feet a-erage.... 17,700
Standing timber on an acre in Eastern Oregon, feet, averaste... 4,700
Standing timber In Michigan, feet average. 3,000 to 12.000
Number of trees which make 100,000 feet of lumber In Western
Oregon red fir... 50
Number of tree3 which make 100.000 feet f lumber In Michigan
Number of trees . which make 100.000 feet of lumber in Michigan
Average diameter Oregon fir tree. Inches 36
Average diameter Michigan pine tree, inches is
Average diameter Michigan hemlock tree. Inches 24
from what is already at St Louis. Tea,
ebony and Ivory carvings, images of
Buddha, relics and the outrigger canoe
of the Pacific Islands win form the prin
cipal part of the collection.
PROFUSION OF PRODUCTS.
Germany Will Show Great Variety of
GERMANY'S exhibit at Portland will
be the most extensive in the Euro
pean building. Valued at $250,000 the ex
hibit will cover 6000 square feet, and will
consist to a large degree of St Louis ex
hibits. The Commissioners are A. Bauer and
L. Horasteln., attaches of the commercial
commission of Germany at St Louis.
Musical instruments and organs will be
the predominating exhibits, while -embroidery,
weaving machines. Jewelry, gold
work, watches, artistic bronzes, porcelain,
artistic pottery, paintings and wines are
typical displays that will make up the
WILL DAZZLE LADIES.
France Sends Paris Dresses and Fa
mous Works of Art.
IN SPACE and cash Investment France
; Is exactly equal to Germany, tho ex
hibits differing to a considerable extent
The Commissioner-General, Victor Lau
relle. was a member of the French Com
mission at St Louis, and will have one
of the best of the European exhibits.
"Women will find the French section
INTERIOR ORIENTAL BUILDING.
spread out an exhibit valued at $200,000.
A. M. Berkovitz". Commissioner-General
of the Russian exhibit, who Is now in St
Louis, says it will be the finest fur dis
play ever seen on the Pacific Coast.
Every fur-bearing animal of the North
has been levied upon to supply the ex
hibit, and some of the skins are valued at
thousands of dollars. Silverware. , Inlaid
woods, goldwork. bronzes and agricultural
products are among tho principal com
modities that will be displayed..
AUSTRIA'S ARTISTIC WORK
Glassware, Bronzes, Jewelry
-Leather Goods in the Lead.
IN THE Austrian exhibits the accessor
ies of the real Bohemian will be found.
For the $150,000 collection of Austrian
goods, covering 4000 square feet, every
thing in this line has been collected by
Hans Peterka and Oscar Moser, the com
mercial representatives of Austria at St
Louis, who will act as Commlssibners
General at Portland. Artistic glassware,
bronzes, bljouware. Vienna leather goods,
clocks, specimens of the jewelers' art, and
wines, each the best of Its kind in the
world, will be on exhibition.
Slam Will Show Tiger Skins.
Siam, although a small country, will
have a large investment $50,000 being the
value of Its proposed exhibit Douglas
Clarke, the Commissioner-General, is a
merchant of the country, and tho director
of exhibits has allotted 1000 square feet to
Siam in his name. Silver filigree, tiger
skins, satin and silk embroideries form
Coffee From Costa Rica.
Amando Cespedes, as Commissioner
General of Costa Rica, has secured 1000
square feet of space for an exhibit of
cofTee, hemp, cocoa and other products.
The value will be between $15,000 and $20.
000, and it will go In the Oriental building
for lack of space elsewhere.
Persia Displays Pottery.
Persia will occupy 2500 square feet in
the Oriental building. K. Kilicklen. the
Commissioner-General, roughly estimates
the value of the goods that will come un
der his supervision at $200,000. Pottery and
agricultural" products will be the prevail
Holland Has Much Pottery.
Holland has the same amount of space
as Switzerland, and will expend an equal
amount of money. Captain M. J. Perk,
the Commissioner-General, will make a
specialty of Blue Delft china placques and
tiles, skates, tobacco, leather and goods.
All Products of Hungary.
Hungary will have an exhibit worth
$30,000. Commissioner-General Mortimer
Fisher has been alloted 2000 square feet of
space, and will occupy it with Hungarian
china, papricas, wines, damask, drawn
linen. Ironwork, pottery, topaz and paintings.
Belgium to Emulate France.
A. Clements, the Commissioner-General
of Belgium at Portland, will make a dis
play similar to that made by France. It
is valued at $75,000, and will cover 1500
square feet Toys and dresses form the
principal part of the exhibit
Switzerland Will Show Toys.
Switzerland has an exhibit valued at
$30,000. and Commissioner-General William
Groth has been given 1500 square feet of
space. Toys, carved wood and cuckoo
clocks will attest the Industry of the natives.
Wood Carving From Scandinavia.
Norway and Sweden will be represented
by M. Stern, and will have the same
amount of space as Switzerland! Swedish
wood carvings and sloyd work will pre
Corea Has Sandalwood.
Corea has 1000 square feet ofvspace, an
estimated, investment of $20,000, and will
pay especial attention to sandalwood and
ef any ever seat out of the