Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937, September 08, 1905, Page 10, Image 10

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Gem -State of the Mountains
Celebrates With Great
Governor Gooding and Congressman
French SjScak, Parade Is Headed
by Automobiles and' Felic
itations Exchanged.
S A. M. Gates open.
9 A. M. Exhibit buUdlBBs, Gov
ernment exhibit and Trail open.
0 A. M. te 12 M- Concert. Adminis
tration Band, Manufactures building.
10 to 11 A. M. Concert, Tenth In
fant rj- Band. Government Terrace.
10 A. M and hourly thereafter Free
mvlng pictures, Nebraska PavlHen,
Afjricultural Palace.
11 A. M. Airship night. Aeronautic
2:30 P. M. Letter-Carriers' day ex
ercises. Auditorium,' Administration
2:30 P. M. Grand concert. Royal
Hawaiian Band, bandstand. Gray
Beuleva rd.
2:30 P. M. Ornan recital. Professor
F. TV. Goodrich, Forestry building.
2:80 P. M. United States Life-Saving
Service exhibition.
u"0 to 4:80 P. M. Concert, Tenth
Infantry Band, Government Terrace.
5 to 0 P. M. Grand operatic cones-!.
Ki rally's Carnival of Venice
Company, en Rustic Steps. (Free.)
5:80 P. M. Government exhibit
C P. M. Exhibit buildings close.
Machinery. Electricity and Transpor
tation building remains open until U
P. M.
P. M. Grand masque carnival to
be reviewed by King Xegero and
Queen Columbia, Royal Hawaiian
Band in attendance; reviewing stand
at south end of Trail.
S P. M. Grand olectrlcal illumina
tion. 11 P. M. Gates close.
11:80 I. M. Trail eloses. Grounds
Further information may be ob
tained from the official dally pro
gramme. Idaho, the gem of the mountain,
claimed the Lewis and Clark Exposi
tion as her own yesterday, the thou
sands of men and women, and even
children, from the broad irrigated
plvJng and ranges of the youngest
commonwealth In the Northweast cov
ering themselves and their state with
laurels and honors. That Idaho has
taken a most justifiable pride and In
terest in the Exposition, and does not
intend to allow Oregon to reap all the
benefits and credit of this vast public
enterprise, was vividly and indelibly
impressed upon all who saw the
Idahoans celebrate at the Fair yester
day. In the book of history of the Ex
position, Idaho and her people will
have-a page alone, as never before has
the Fair been the scone of much re
markable enthusiasm.
It was all Idaho yesterday, and the
Lewis and Clark Exposition was an
Idaho institution. Or at least It was
captured in its entirety by the thou
sands of .enthusiasts from the Gem
State. No resistance was made, the
people of Oregon gladly and most gra
ciously surrendering the Exposition
without the slightest evidence of re
luctance. No keys were presented to
the strenuous people from Idaho, as
the gates were all open, so wide indeed
that the hinges were almost torn from
the sockets. They wore not looked
upon as strangers from a far-off land,
who merited a cordial reception, but
as brothers and sisters of a neighbor
ing state who were alike vitally In
terested in the great Western World's
Idaho's Great. Celebration.
With the opening of the gates began
the celebration of Idaho day. As soon
as the turnstiles were ready to oper
ate and the ticket sellers in tholr
plaeofat the windows, the Idaho peo
ple began to flock through the gates,
as they wore anxious to start the ball
a-rolllng, having only one day and
half a night in which to cole
brate the participation of their state.
"Men and boys paraded the grounds dis
tributing pamphlets and cards, which
described the wonderful and mnrvelous
resources and advantages of the great
commonwealth of Idaho. The future
was painted In printed words of a
golden hue, and the past was exploited
to substantiate the predictions.
All Idaho Represented.
The Idaho State building, at the side
of the Lakeview Terrace overlooking
the lake, was thronged from the Gem
State from early morning until it was
closed at night. Here all the Idahoans
made their headquarters and met their
friends. Every town of importance in
Idaho was represented at the state
building by more or less visitors, -who
wore badges and insignia of their
home city. Idaho colors were every--where,
and It was an exceedingly un
lucky visitor at the Exposition yester
day who did not proudly wear the
white, yellow and the purple. The
state badges, on which -were inscribed
the words "Idaho, the Gem of the
Mountain," In neat, bold type, wer
also very much In evidence.
While the Idahoans made things
bum during the morning at the Expo
sition, they did not loosen up all of
tholr wealth of enthusiasm until early
in the afternoon, when they gave
their parade. Then the people of the
Gem. State showed others, the Oregon
ians not excepted, how to be loyal to
their Expedition. Fully 3000 men,
womon and children marched through
the grounds cheering and boosting for
Idaho. The parade started in the vi
cinity of the Idaho building at about
1:30 o'clock In the afternoon.
It was led by the Idaho State Band,
of 45 pieces, closely followed by Gov-'
erifo'r .Frank R. Gooding and his official
staff, in automobiles, after which
came the rank and file. Executive
Commissioner Robert M. McBrlde, who
has done .so much in making the state
building so popular at the Exposition,
consented to walk at the head of the
band, after- many requests that ho
should receive the honor. The line of
march was across Lakeview Terrace,
through the Trail, across the Bridge
of All Nations, and return by the same
route to the Idaho building.
Oration for Idaho.
Governor Gooding rode in the first
automobile in' the parade. All along the
line ofimarch be received a hearty ova
tion from the thousands of people who
witnessed the remarkable exhibition of
tne Idaho snlrlt. The T.ioVm QtrA tj, a
j which played almost Incessantly along
i .mi oj. marcyi, was also heartily
J cheered. The men of the rank and file
; were equipped with swagger canes, and
i mnn. nf th.m v. - .. . -
... j "ivui wnicu uunners telling oi
me resources of the particular part of
Idaho in which they reside Wnrlv oil
of them had their pockets full of little
printed cards, which exploited the re
sources of Idaho. These were scattered
among the spectators to the parade by
the thousands.
The visitors from the different towns
marcned together and they added to
the life of the parade, by yelling lustily
for their city and everything la gen
eral that pertained to Idaho. The wom
en were as faithful as the men, and
marched the entire route- The littlo
children ran alone- with fhelr fnthrs
and mothers dointr what thrv rnnl.l in
the great common movement to boost
Juano. The marchers were also given
great ovations by the people who wit
nessed the parade.
Those who participated in the parade
adjourned to the pavilion annex of the
New York building whero the Idaho day
oxerclxos wore held. This large audito
rium was packed with people, most of
whom were from the Gem State, all of
the available scats being taken. Sev
eral hundred people were obliged to
stand. When Governor Gooding, his
party and President Goode walked to
the platform, the audience ro.M to II
feet. Music was furnished by the
Idaho State and the Administration
Justice Ailshie Presides.
J. F. Ailshie, Justice of the Supreme
Court, and one of the most prominent
public men of Idaho, presided as chair
man and Introduced the speaker. H
made a few Introductory remark,
which greatly pleased the audience.
Jurtlce Ailshie is a natural speaker,
and is perfectly at home before an as
semblage. Ho has an unusually attrac
tive manner of Introducing the speak
President H. W. Goode was tne first
speaker to be introduced by Chairman
Ailshie. He made an address of wel
come on behalf of the Lewis and Clark
Exposition. President Goode said when
the Exposition was first started, Idaho
was counted upon for support. He said
that Idaho had done better than was
expected. He told of the liberal pat
ronage that had been accorded the Fair
by the people of the Gom State. H
spoke particularly of the Idaho press,
telling how thoroughly they had ex
ploited the Exposition. He also said a
few complimentary words about tho
Idaho building at the Exposition, and
thoee who have it In charge. Prosident
Goode concluded by Faying that Idaho
had probably participated In the Expo
sition with more enthusiasm than any
other Ftate.
Governor Gooding Speaks
Governor Gooding was the next
speaker to be introduced by Chairman
Ailshie. Ho was glvon a tremendous
ovation when he arose to speak. Gov
ernor Gooding is distinctly and charac
teristically IJahoan. "His speech was
mostly devotod to his state, and almost
every word he utterod was throbbing
with pride for the Gem State. Governor
The f!lowIni: telejrTam wa sent te
Baron Komura yesterday:
Portland. Or.. Sept. 7. IMS. Baren
Komura, Care Waldorf-Astoria New
York City: The people f the State of
Oregon and the City of Tortland will
be especially grateful to yourself and
party for including in your homoward
itinerary the Lewis and Clark Cen
tennial Exposition, where Japan leads
all forelftn countries in the extent and
magnificence of her exhibits, and the
Pacific West has a complete display of
her products for the first time. Such
transportation facilities will bo af
'ordM as will allow no posible delay
in your plans. We can assure yea of
a heart' and cordial welcome en the
part of all of our people.
Governor of Ore con.
Mayor of Portland.
President Lewis and Clark Centen
nial Exposition.
Pres. Oregon State Commission.
Pres. Portland Commercial Club.
President Chamber of Commerce.
President Board of Trade. "
Pres. Manufacturers Association.
Gooding could not be classed as an
orator, but he Is an extremely interest
ing talker. He said In part:
"Too much praise cannot be given the
management of this Exposition and to
the people of Oregon, for the mannor in
which they have conceived and carried
out the idea of the Lewis and Clark
"History tells of no greater achieve
ment of its kind, and on behalf of th
people of Idaho I extend thanks and
congratulations for this splendid Expo
sition, commemorative of the adventu
rous Journey of Lewis and Clark from
the Missouri to the Pacific, which was
so great a factor in saving the North
west to the Union, and hastening its
settlement and development into a
mighty empire.
"Idaho, tho youngest of the trinity
of extreme Northwestern States, feela
herself to be a part of this celebration
of the exploration, settlement and de
velopment of the Old Oregon country.
We feel" proud of the splendid showing
that has been made of our great re
sources at this Exposition. I want to
thank those in charge of Idaho's ex
hibit, anl the ladles that have had
charge of . tne social part of Idaho'x
work here at the Fair, for the splendid
service they have given their stat. T
assure you that there are only words
of praise .for you at home by all those
that have visited the Fair"
Congressman French's Speech.
He was followed by Congressman
Burton L. French, the youngest mem
ber of the lower house of the National
legislative body. Congressman French
is serving his second term in Congress,
and is only a trifle over 31 years of
age. He Is a brilliant speaker, and tho
audience was very much Interested in
his address. He spoke at length on the
question of undesirable immigration,
sounding a warning in regard to coolie
labor. He said In part:
"The character of the population Is
the most important factor in any state
or in any nation. A river cannot rise
above the rivulets which feed its foun
tain head, neither can a nation bo
greater than the average citizenship of
its people. And right here let me say
we cannot guard too zealously the qual
ity of the people who come to our
shores. At a time like thl6 when we ar
bidding for commerce, wben we aro bid
ding for immigration it is time to think,
and time to act. We want people, we
want immigration, but we want whole
some immigration. Today. In my opin
ion, the greatest problem that we havo
to solve is the handling of the un-
American element that Is flocking to
our land. Last year over a million peo
ple came, the year before ajmost a
million, and during many years a num
ber in almost like proportion. Most of
these people are desirable, but som
are not. Most of them make good citi
zens, but others do not. In Idaho, we
have a. large population of Scandina
vian and Germanic peoples. We have
seme from the British Islands and some
from France, and they are good peo
ple. They are a class that we welcome
to our shores. They make good citi
zens for they are good citizens in the
countries from whjch they come. And
what is true in Idaho, is true in Ore
gon and true In Washington. The
Northwest Is favored beyond any other
portion of our country. But because we
i are so favored, we cannot be blind to
i the dangers that threaten our country
at large, aye, and threaten our own
Recites Centennial Ode.
The last number on the programme was
! a recitation by Miss Maude Hammell, of
Nes Perces. She rendered the Centennial
Ode." composed by Mrs. Abigail Scott
1 Dunlway. Miss Hammell Is an elocutfon-
I 1st of talent, and her rendition yesterday
afternoon greatly delighted the audience.
Open house prevailed at the Idaho build
ing all of yesterday, and last night a re
ception was held in it from 9 o'clock to 11
o'clock. Refreshments were served, and
there was dancing in the pavilion annex
of the New York building, both of which
were crowded with guests. The decora
tions were very lavish and pretty.
Stinginess of Spokane Council.
SPOKANE. Wash., Sept. 7. (Special.)
Disgusted at the stinginess of the City
Council In only voting them J400 to pro
vide ontcrtainmont during Spokane week
at the Portland Fair, the Spokane hostess
and her assistants have agreed to meet
tomorrow morning, and If the Council
committee will not increase the appropri
ation to $500, will resign in a body.
The women are the most prominent in
Spokane society. Mrs. Will Graves is the
hostess, and among her assistants are
Mrs. J. P. Graves, Mrs. E. O. Connor.
Mrs. C G. Brown, Mrs. M. J. Gordon,
the Misses Flournoy and others. The
Council appropriated 52SCO for a Spokane
booth and other exponscs. The women
asked for iSOD to prepare special decora
tions and to pay their expenses. The
Council committee said Wi was enough,
and the women have now given their ulti
matum, with the time limit 9 o'clock
Friday morning.
Every woman connected with the affair
has announced her Intention of resigning
If the Increase Is. not allowed.
Miss Marie Horgan Sings.
Miss Marie Horgan. contralto soloist
with the Wilton Lackaye Company, sang
at the muslcale yesterday afternoon at
the Massachusetts building. Miss Horgan
is a New York singer of note, and has
had a brilliant career in concert work.
She Is the guest of her aunt, Mrs. Helen
N. Packard, of this city.
Programme for Hawaiian Band.
Whenever the nights are warm, the
Royal Hawaiian Band at the Lewis and
Clark Exposition will play at the
bandstand on the Gray boulevard. On
cool nights the band will play la the
Nebraska Exhibit.
Free moving picture exhibitions. Ne
braska Pavilion. Agricultural Palace,
Illinois Building to Have a Delight
ful Concert This Afternoon.
The selections to be rendered this af
ternoon at the Etlers Piano House recital
will prove pleasing to lovers of fine music.
The choice of selections is especially fine
and rendered by artists who will par
ticipate, will certainly be very pleasing
and satisfactory. Following Is the pro
gramme: Violin (a) Asthore- Trotere
(b) Love's Sorrow Shelley
Mr. S. J. Story, accompanied by the
Pianola (a) An den Fruhling Grieg
(b) Eldorado .... , .'Bartlett
Sporano solo (a) Serenata Tostl
Cb) Etaraamente .....Mascheronl
Miss Kathleen Lawler, accompanied by
the Pianola
Mr. Ii. P. Bruce at the Pianola.
Saturday Not the Best for
Portland at Fair.
Some Declare That They Cannot
Closo on Saturday and AH ex
press .Preference for a
Change of J)nte.
The reported admissions to the Ex
position yesterday were 21,136.
Much opposition has been aroused
among the retailAraerchanta of the city
by the choice of Saraday. September 3.
as Portland day at the, Lewis and Clark
Exposition, and It is probable that steps
will be taken towards Influencing the
Fair management to change the "date to j
come other week day. Saturday Is. byl
far the best business day of the week
and it is the consensu? of opinion among '
dcalorg In all lines of merchandise that
any other day would be preforable to
It has been planned to make Portland
day the greatest event of the Fair, as
It Is fitting it should be. The manage
ment has expressed the hope that the
attendance would reach the 6O.0CO mark
upon that occasion and to bring this de.
s4re to fulfillment the people will all have
to work In harmony. One absolutely es
sential factor in working up a record
breaking attendance would be a closed
town. It Is hoped that all merchants will
co-operate In this matter and that every
business house in the city that possibly
can will close Its doors, thus giving Its
employes an opportunity to attend the
Fair and turning the tide of customers
from their shopping to the Exposition
gates. y
Do Xot Favor Saturday.
Practically all the business houses stand
ready to carry out this programme upon
any day except Saturday. On this one
day, however, many proprietors say that
it would be Impossible for them to sus
pend operations and that they will make
no attempt to do so If the Fair manage
ment persists In naming Saturday for this
occasion. Some tlrms arc not so decisive
in their statements on this point, but all.
with the exception of the Jewish mer
chants, are united In their preference of
any other day to Saturday. They believe
that the matter has not gone far enough
for a change to work disadvantageous!'
In any way and conrtdently expect "some
other date to be set for the Rose City
Said W. P. Olds, of Olds. Wortman &
King: "It Is my opinion that the retail
men are united In tholr preference for
any other day than Saturday for the ob
servance of Portland day. The sales upon
Saturday In many lines such as dry goods
are double those of any other day In the
week. In some departments they are three
times as large. Under these conditions
it can easily be seen that It would be a
great hardship upon the merchants to
close on this-day. I know that all firms,
like ourselves, are loyal to the Fair and
wish to co-operate In making Portland
day a success, but we feel that the Ex
position management should consider our
wish in this matter. Furthermore, this
course would bring two holidays together
and many people would avail themselves
Of thA nnnorttinlT" tn lantrA tVia vhn
Otherwise would attend the Fair. Some
stores absolutely could not close. We
cannot state at this time whether we
would close, but we would not like to
do so."
- Would Not Close Saturday.
"We would absolutely refuse to
close upon Saturday," said Henry Rob
erts, of Roberts Bros. "Oun normal
trade Is at least doubled upon that day,
and we could not afford it. I think it
would be more satisfactory all around
if a change is made. The attendance
would bo much larger any other day.
We would be glad to close at any other
time which might be set."
R. M. Gray, of the Gray Clothing
Company, was of like opinion. "You
may 3tato" tor me that we would posi
tively refuso to closo," he said "We
are perfectly willing to close any,
other day and would gladly help In
any way we could, financially or other
wise, but this is a matter that could
be arranged to convenience the mer
chants without inconveniencing any
one else. If we are going to make
Portland day the general celebration
that it should be a change In date "will
have to be made."
"Eggort-Young Company Is much
opposed to the date set." said Freder
ick Eggert. "We think that some
other day would do Just as well and
are willing to. help by closing for the
entire day if a change Is made. I be
lieve that merchants are united on
this point." -
Difficult to Close Saturday.
'It would be difficult for us to close
upon any day." said Louis Clarke, of
Woodard, Clarke & Co.. "but on Satur
day It would be absolutely impossible.
Tt Ktms tn m thnt thn I." manor.A
ment could easily see the mistake
me are roaKing m sciung aaiuraay
for this occasion. We would make no
effort towards havinsr the Hnte
changed because it seems unnecessary.
it is Bimpij- a matter ot tact mat any
Fair people would be blindly stupid if
they should not choose some other-day.
Saturday would not be generally ob
served and it would simply spoil the
John T. McDonnell said that McAllen
5c McDonnell shared the common opin
ion. "We would be willing to close
any other day and have no special
preference. We- would not . like to
close Saturday, but I would not state
positively that we would not do so."
"No more unfavorable day for us
could have been chosen," said F. Dres
ser, of Dresser & Co. ".We do more
business on Saturday . than on any
other two days. It would not only
mean a big loss to us, but would great
ly inconvenience our customers. foV
we handle a great deal of perishable
goods that could not be supplied upon
Friday for Sunday.
When asked if a change In date
would be made. President Goode
said that the matter had not yet
been considered. "I cannot tell any
thing .about it at present." he said. "I
have no Idea whether another day
will be set because I do not know
how far the matter has gone nor how
great Is the opposition to the present
All the Members Have Now Been
At a meeting of the committee of ex
hibits. heW yesterday afternoon at the
Lewis and Clark Exposition. Sylvester
Farrell. of Portland, was appointed sec
retary of the superior Jury of awards,
with H. B. Hardt. of the division of ex
hibits, acting secretary. President H. W.
Goode and Colonel Henry E. Dosch, di
rector of exhibits, remain as members
of the superior jury of awards. The oth
er members of the jury are ex-Mayor
Geoge H. Williams, chairman, and Theo
dore B. Wilcox. The action of the com
mittee of exhibits yesterday is thought
to settle definitely the misunderstanding
that arose between the Oregon State
Commission and the Lewis and Clark
Corporation. An agreement was reached
last Saturday, when a committee from
the Oregon State Commission called upon
President H. W. Goode.
Considers the Complaints.
The committee on exhibits also consid
ered the complaints that have been reg
istered, concerning the provisions of the
rules and regulations governing the
awarding of the prizes and medals that
the exhibitors furnish the division of ex
hibits three samples of the articles to be
passed upon. With the exception of a
salmon exhibit In the Forostry building,
and the California building exhibits, all
the exhibitors at the Exposition have fur
nished the division of exhibits three sam
ples of the articles they have entered.
The samples are now stored in a room
In the Administration building, whero
they will be passed upon by the Jurors.
Realizing tho part the State of Califor
nia has played In the Exposition, the
committee of exhibits Is very anxious
that the differences regarding the systom
of making the awards be adjusted satis
factorily to all. For this reason no de
cision was reached yesterday, and an
other meeting will be held this afternoon.
Members of the committee will hold a
consultation with Commissioner J. A.
Filcher. of California, today, when it is
expected he will give a full presentation
of the reasons why the California Com
mission refuses to acknowledge the regu
lations governing the present system of
making awards.
California Takes Stand..
Sometime ago the committee on exhib
its, in answer to a protest from the Cali
fornia Commission regarding the furnish
ing of three samples to the division of ex
hibits, excepted wines and oils, these to
be Judged whero exhibited. The California
Commission is not satisfied with this con
cession, and desires that all of the arti
cles be examined at the respective build
ings wherein they are exhibited.
The committee selected the gold, silver
and bronze medals which will be awarded
the exhibits at the Exposition. On one
side -will be engraved a picture of Lewis
and Clark, with Columbia between them,
viewing for the first time the Pacific
Ocean. On the other side space Is left
for the exhibitor's name. The diploma
which will be conferred upon the exhib
itors was also selected. The committee
on exhibits Is composed of Theodore B.
Wilcox, chairman. President H. W.
Goode. Colonel Henry E. Dosch, Secre
tary Henry E. Reed. A. H. Dcvcrs and
H. L. Corbett.
Control'Orcgon Savings Bank.
Tho controlling stock in the Oregon
Savings Bank was purchased yesterday
by Walter H. and H. A. Moore, of Moro,
Sherman County, Or., from Ralston and
Morris. Walter H. Moore will assume
the presidency of the bank, succeeding
L. O. Ralston. Under the new manage
ment. It is expected that the working
personnel of the bank will bo changed.
A stockholders' meeting will be held In
a few days. Mr. Morris and Mr. Ralston
will retain a share In the bank.
The Moore brothers have been identified
with, the banking business In Sherman
County, but have disposed of most of
their holdings there in order to assume
control of the Portland institution.
Despondent, She Tries to Drown.
Being despondent and homesick. Miss
Delia Dalton, of Kansas City. Mo., leaped
from the forward deck of the steamer
America at the foot of Washington street
at noon yesterday into the Willamette
River. She Intended to commit suicide.
Miss Dalton was rescued from the wa
ter by heroic efforts of Captain Shaver
and Deckhand Tooley. of the America.
The police were summoned and took
the girl, who Is 17 years old. to head
quarters. She Is now being cared for
by Matron Simmons, and her parents In
Kansas City have been notified. 3he had
been rooming at the Witch Haael house?
Newspaper Men of Washing
ton and Oregon Visit the
Will 3reet at American Inn and Will
Do Trail Under Guidance' of
President Gorman, of ?he
Tail Association.
Portland is full of editors, the members
of the Oregon and Washington Press As
sociations being In this city to celebrate
Friday and Saturday at the Lewis-' and
Clark Exposition. The members of the
Washington Pess Association, which has
been holding its annual "meeting at Spo
kane, arrived in Portland yesterday morn
ing over the O. R. & X. They came in
special cars, which were attached to the j
regular train. There are also many Ore
gon editors in Portland.
1 Visit tho Fair.
Yesterday the editors spent in seeing
the Exposition. In the afternoon they
attended a reception at the Washington
building, which was tendered them by the
Pacific County hostesses, who have
charge of the social events of this week.
Mrs. F. A. Haseltine presided as hostess.
Refreshments were served, and the mem
bers of the association were received by
the hostesses. The parlors of the build
ing were prettily decorated with flowers
and bunting for the occasion. A short
but Interesting muslcale was rendered
by South Bend talent.
The Oregon Press Association will hold
Its annual meeting this morning In the
parlors of the American Inn. The session
will begin at 19 o'clock. Nearly all of
the newspapers of Oregon will be repre
sented at the meeting this morning,
which promises to be of much moment.
In the afternoon the members of the
Oregon and Washington Press Associa
tions will hit the Trail In a body. They
wlll be shown through the different at-
10 A. M. Oregon Prers Association
meets in annual convention In tae par
lors of the American Inn.
1:30 P. M. Members of the Oregon
an4 Washington Press Associations mt
at the American Inn, from whence thy
will be shown through the Trail by
PreMaent Gorman, of the Trail Associa
tion, ami George I. Hutcbln.
8 P. M. Members of tho Press Asso
ciation attend a reception at the Port
land Commercial Club.
tractions by President Gorman, of the
irau Association, and Georse L. Hutchin.
Several of the larger shows on the Trail
are arranging special features for th n
lertahiment of the newspapermen. To-
mgm tne journalists will be the guests
of the Portland Commercial Club at a re
ception which will last from 8 o'clock to
11 o'clock.
3rembers From "Washington.
Tho members of the Washington Press
Association who arrived in Portland yes
terday morning were:
Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Wheeler, Times, Waits
burg; Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Balrd, Columbian,
Vancouver; Blqe Eddy, Capital. Olympla;
Mr. and Mrs. C H. O'Nell. Spectator, Pres
cott: Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Dealy, Mall. Medi
cal Lake; A. P. and Mazle Haas. Leader,
Llnd; C. E. Graham. Advance. Wenatehee;
Minnie and Hazel Sargent. Tribune. Pull
man; Benjamin Spwar, Press. Watervllle;
James Goodwin, Citizen, Harrington; Mr.
and Mrs. F H. Andrews. Forester. Seattle;
Mr. and Mrs. W. Shrader. Guide. Seattle;
Mr. and Mrs. V. E. Foster. Courier, Sedro
Wooley; Mr. and Mrs. L W. Pratt. Ledger,
Tacoma; Mr. and Mrs. F. W".. Middaugh.
Chronicle. Spokane; W. J. Harter Hustler.
Hatton; Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Weik. Record.
Odessa; Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Powell. Inland
Farmer. Spokane; Mr. and Mrs. L E. Rader.
Soundvlew. Olalla; Mrs. S. R. and Emma
Clayton, Republic. Seattle; Richard Nagle.
Reveille, Colvllle; Mr. and. Mrs. II. Lowe.
Standard. Fairfield; Mr. and Mrs. Alex A.
Anderson. Journal, Orient.
The reception committee, which will re
ceive the Oregon and Washington Press
Associations at Commercial Club tonight
C J. Owen, chairman; Hugh McGuire. R.
M. Hall. W . J. Hof mann, L. Samuol. W A. T
Bushongr. F. W. Baltes G. F. Robertson.
BenJ. I. Cohen. A. H. Blrrell. C TV. Hodson,
E. G. Jene. TV. H. Chapln. Thomas C. Dev
lin. H. C. Eckenberger. F. X. Fuller. G G.
Gammans. TV. P. Glafke. C. C. Chapman. J.
iw. GUI. I. B. Hammond. F. TV. Istierwood,
O. J. Kraemer, C. Lombard!, James Manner.
G. TV. Morrow. F. A. Nltchey. W. E. Prud
homme, H. S. Ramsdell. Dr. F. S. Skiff O. M.
Seeks Divorce for Cruelty.
Bertha Arllla Wertman has sued
George W. Wertman for a divorce be
cause of cxuel treatment. She alleges
that he called her vile names and
falsely accused her of visiting im
proper places in Boise City.' They were
married In Octdber, 1391, and have one
child 10 years old. The defendant still
resides at Boise.
Wants Demurrers Dismissed.
Charles F, Lord yesterday filed a
motion In his suit against Francis J.
Dr. Williams' Plak Pills Afford Jtellel
from Distressing Experiences Caused
By Overwork.
" Before I began to take Dr. Williams'
Pink Pills,1' said Mrs. Mary Reagan,
of No. 86 Kilburn street, Fall River,
Mass., recently, " I was in andHmt of
bed all the time, but now I stay up all
day and do all my own work.
"I was badly run down, from over
work. One day noises began in my head
and. almost made me crazy. My head
felt as if a tight baud had been put
around it, aud the pressure and the
sounds made me so uneasy that I often
had to walk the floor all night when I
should have been sleeping.
" My stomach was in bad shape, and I
had smothering sensations. At such
times my body seemed bloodless, my
hands were like chalk and my face
turned yellow. The doctor said I had
dyspepsia in the worst form. Then my
nerves gave way and I was completely
prostrated. At night I could not sleep,
and in the daytime if I bent over to
pick up a rug the smothering sensation
would come on at once.
"The first box of Dr. Williams Pink
Pills that I nsed quieted my nerves
so that I could get a good night's
sleep, which was a new experience for
me. Before I began to use them I was
a nervous wreck and feembled at tha
slightest sound. I was so weak that I
had to sit down and rest everyfew steps
when I went up stairs. Now I can run
up a whole flight at once. The smother
ing sensations have gone and the noises
in my head have stopped entirely. My
appearance has greatly improved, for
friends who were alarmed on my ac
count before, now say: How well you
are looking 1' My husband spent over a
hundred dollars on treatment for me that
was worthless, but a few boxes of Dr.
Williams' Pink Pills brought me sound,
These pill3 are. guaranteed to be free
from stimulating or harmful drug3
of any description and may be taken
without fear of injury to the most deli
cate system. They quickly cure ner
vous disorders of every kind, check
wasting diseases and build up strength.
They are sold by all druggists, or will
be sent, postpaid, on receipt of price, 50
cents per box, Bix boxes for $3.50 by the
Dr. Williams Medicine Co., Schenec
tady, N.Y,
Heney for 550,000 damages, asking
that the demurrer filed by Mr. Heney
to the complaint be dismissed because
the latter and W. J. Burns. United
States Secret Service agent, failed to
obey a notice served upon them to
appear before Thad Vreeland, notary,
on Tuesday to be examined as wit
nesses. There Is a statute -which pro
vides that the evidence of defendants
can be taken before a notary.
School again sew cloties for
the boy this time try a "Her-cules-Kaptwearout'
' Shower
Woof Suit you could look the
world over and not find better
wearing, better appearing boys'
A "Hercules" vill please your boy
because It is a "mannish" suit
long, loose double-breasted coat
broad padded shoulders full back
and nlentv of freedom across chest
wide and tapering lapeb pants
close around the waist but free in
the hip and legs.
A "Hercules" will please you be-
cause it will outwear two "common"
suits and cost no more than one.
We will give you a "Hercules" free
if you can find a fKread of cotton in
the fabric yarn strong and closely
woven colors absolutely fast.
All pants seams double stitched
seat and inside leg seams covered
with tape impossible to break a
seam cloth will give out before
seam breaks. Pants full lined with
cold shrunk Irish linen makes
pants stronger, warmer, sanitary.
Coat full lined with extra 3trong
double-warped Italian cloth. Two
sleeve linings instead of one where
the wear Is greatest (patent applied
for) first lining wears out rip it off
new lining In place no trouble
at all.
Strong Ivory, buttons strong silk
sewed button holes strong linen
thread sewn through and through
button and wound round and round
neck removes strain from cloth
and we are not skimpy whh thread.
Waist band of elastic webbing. Un
shrinkable materials throughout.
Every stiit labeled "Hercules",
dan' be deceived by imitations.
For boys 6 to 16 double breasted
two-piece Knee-Pants Suits only
one price everywhere Five Dollars
Mama af your clothes man ni
ago cf your boy we will send a
"Hercules" freg far Insytctten
Daube, Cohn & Co. Chicag