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CITY NEWS IN BRIEF
THE OKBGOXIAX TELXFHOIfES.
CcuntlBff-Soon) Main T8T0
3ng!air Bdltor Kale 7070
Sunday Editor Kaln 7070
City Editor- Mals 778
Society Editor Main 7070
CetajKMrfnoReora Main 7070
SjerlBtBdMit Bulldiar Vain 7070
E"t Side Office , East 81
MARQUAM GRAND THEATER (Morrteoa at-.
between 6th and 7ta) Tentsht at 8:15
?.i?cil' Gerx Ade's political comedy,
Th County Chairman."
SA.KER THEATER IZH end TaraMH)
Miner". "Bohemians" ionlsst at S:W.
EMPIRE THEATER C12th and Morrison)
Pollard Lilliputian Opera Company In "A
Runaway Girt." at 8:16 P. M.
GRAND THEATER (Parle and Washington)
voauauom vauaeviue. .mi, iiav ass.
PANTAGEtJ THEATER 4th and Stark)
continuous vaudeville. 2:3e. 7:30 asd
BTAR THEATER (Park and Washington
Funs rax, Tkat Wiu. Not Bb Held.
In a roundabout way, Mrs. Thomas E.
Morrin and other Portland relatives and
mends received word that Belle GrUfln.
of San Francisco, had committed suicide
in Victoria, B. C While none of the
particulars was received, yet it was con
cluded that the information was reliable.
and amnrMnPTi unm vnaAn with V- CI.
Dunning, of F. S. Dunnlng's undertaking
establishment, on Bast Sixth and Alder
sireets, io nave xne Dooy orougni wj x in
land for burial. Mr. Dunning- made the
necessar' arrangements to have the body
shipped by express to Portland, and he
then telegraphed to Victoria to nave it
shipped, and yesterday afternoon he re
ceived an answer uiai me young woman
vsslh allvft anA woll. n nrl -nrnulA Iravn Vic
toria for Seattle en routo for Portland last
evening. Coming as it did so close on
the heels of the former information of her
suicide at victoria, tho last news was
startling, as wen as .surprising. The
friends led been Informed of the "nui
dde " and U'ppa PTnrcMlnff tTMt snrrnic
over the occurrence, and asking when the
funeral would take tilaee. Miss Griffln
will probably be in Portland by tomor
row, ana win tnen w aoie to explain
something about the matter. If it were
a joKe it certainly was cruel ana 111
tlmed. but it may have occurred through
contusion witn another case.
Lira Underwriters Elbct Officers.
The Life Underwriters Association, of
Oregon held Its regular meeting for the
election of officers at the Commercial
Club rooms yeeterda.v. Mattera of onnslrt-
crable importance were considered, and
uscussions contmuea during a very en
Jovable luncheon, after which ih follow
ing officers were elected for the ensuing
year; irresiaeni, jti. ju .Harmon, fortiana;
first vice-president, H. T Booth. Baker
City; second vice-president, George Ar
thur Brown, Portland; secretary and
treasurer. A. S. Rothwell, Portland. The
membership includes nearly all the lead
ing general and special agents In the
State, the best of feeling prevails, and the
association is in a most nourishing condi
tion. Eclipse op tiee 'Mook. Thr -win
an eclipse of the moon tonight, and those
wno are interested in sucn matters should
watch the midnight sky. There will be
brilliant colorings, preceded by Inky dark
ness, and the effect will doubtless be
very impressive if the weather is clear.
The time of the eclipse is set between 9
and 10 o'clock, and if the heavens re
main as clear as they have been the past
three or four nights, there should be fine
opportunity to view the phenomena in
this locality. The total eclipse of Octo
ber 16, 1902,, was so thoroughly enjoyed by
those who viewed it that many will
doubtless anxiously watch lor a recur
rence of such an event.
Accbpts Call to- Fourth Prbkbt
teriak. Rev. J. B. Welch,- of Warren
ton, Or., has accepted a call to the
Fourth Presbyterian Church of this city,
and will probably enter upon his new
duties at once. Mr. Welch, who is a
young man. has occupied tho pulpit of
the Fourth Presbyterian' Church at War
renton for -two years, it being his first
pastorate. He has supplied the pulpit of
the Portland church several times, and
made such a favorable impression that
the congregation decided to extend the
call to him. He has a wife and one
child. The former pastor of the Fourth
Presbyterian. Rev. M. D. McClelland, has
gone to a Pokeville, Ky., pastorate.
Oriental Entertainkbnt at Church.
There Is to be an Oriental entertainment'
at the Taylor-Street Methodist Church to
morrow evening for the benefit -of Meth
odist missionary work in Canton, China.
The programme has been arranged and
will be carried out by the members of the
Chinese M. E. Mission of this city.. Vocal
and instrumental music, pantomimes,
recitations, dialogues and club-swinging
are among the numbers, which will be
carried out entirely by the Chinese mem
bers of the mission. The performance be
gins at 8 o'clock.
Accuses Husband and His Mother.
Municipal Judge Cameron will have an
other case of "mother-in-law" to adjust
this morning, when he convenes his court.
Te8terday afternoon Harry Dixon and
his mother. Mrs. Ann St Leger, residing
at 126 Knott Street were arrested upon
complaint of Mrs. Xlxon, who charges
them with assault and battery upon her.
Mrs. St Leger 1b aged 62 years. She
and her son were released upon furnish
ing bonds for their appearance this morn
ing. Banquet tor C. M. "Wood. The agents
of the Oregon branch of the New Tork
Life Insurance Company tendered a ban
quet at the Commercial Club last night
xo l. wooa, agency director, who re
turned yesterday from New York, where
ne anenaca tne annual meeting of the
agency directors of the company. Mr.
"Wood reported that the
directors were enthusiastic, and that they
were mucn impressed with the new pres-
iueut oi tne company, Alexander M. Orr.
Woman's Unitarian Auxiliary. The
Woman's Unitarian Auxiliary held its
montniy meeting yesterday afternoon,
and in the absence of Mies Jessie God-
dard, Who Was to havo TP a A a nannr nrt
Longfellow and his work, the afternoon
was spent, socially, iiiss Goddard was
ill and unable to be present One of
Longfellow's poems was read by a mem
ber of the auxiliary, and plans for fu
ture programmes were discussed. The
next meeting will be held in March.
Notice to Pas6bkoers. On account of
fill being made on Grand avenue tho
East Ankeny and Montavllla cars, 'com
mencing Sunday, February 1L with cross
the river via the Burnslde bridge, thence
up Burnside street to Fifth street up
Fifth street to Washington street, down
Washington street to Second street
aloBg Second street to Burnslde street
returning over the Burnslde bridge. Port
land Railway Co., F. I. Fuller, Presi
dent Observe Dat op Prater. A day f
prayer was observed at the Grace Meth
odist Church yesterday by the city and
neighborhood auxiliaries of the Women's
Foreign Missionary Society. Columbia
River Branch, of the Methodist Church.
The day was the anniversary of the death
of Mrs. Laura Cranston, the former pres
ident of tho organization, and there were
remarks and services in honor of her
Falls From a Piledrivsi. J. Duck,
employed on a plledriver at Union Ave
nue and Main Street fell 30 feet from
the machine yesterday and struck on a
raft of logs. He suffered a compound
fracture of the left leg and was other
wise badly bruised." He was conveyed to
St. Vincent's" Hospital in a patrol wagon.
He is unmarried.
To Locwon Society Banquet. The To
Logeion Debating Society, of the Port
land High School will hold lta fifteenth
semi-annual banquet at Xruse's restau
rant 363 Morrison Btreet February 13, at
8:39 p, m. Speeches and toasts will be on
the programme of the evening, and many
of the alumni are expected to be present
Will Hkxk. Patriotic Akorsbb. urs
aer Pest No. 12, G. A. R., b&s accepted
Invitation to attend services Sunday
cvcniRs In the Centenary AC E. Church.
Rev. "William Heppe, D. IX, the pastor,
vrill speak on tho "Ufc of Abraham Lin
coln." Cars to Go Ovks Borkkide Bridge.
Beginning' next Sunday, the Montavllla
and East Ankcny earn -will start to run
over the BurnsMe bridge. At that time
work on the Grand avenue flit will be
For Rext. Corner store In Lewis
building:, Morrison and Park streets. N.
D. Simon, 511 Chamber of Commerce.
Ftst-Rook Flat. 67 Taylor; eleg-ant
bath; strictly modern. Graves Music
Store, 338 Washington street
For Pject. Modem flat, two blocks
from Portland Hotel. Call 383 Washing
i r .
1 t ATThTT Tu i? ATPDC!
Lohensrin. Knight of lb Holy
Oratl William -Wes-ener
Henry I, Kins of Germany
Robert Kent Parker
Frederick Telramuad. a Noble of
Brabant Starred Goff
Herald Thomas D. Richards
Elsa of Brabant.. Miss Martha Miner
Ortrud. wife of Telramnnd
Mla Margaret Crawford
Gottfried. Elsa's brother. . ,
...Miss Mathlldo Metx
Conductor. Mr. Schenck. i
-ct I A neadow on the banks of
the Scheldt near Antwerp.
Act II Palace and fortress al
Antwerp, with tho Kemlnate on the
left and the Cathedral on the right.
Act III Tapestry chamber In the
Act IV Same as Act L
Jaust Joseph Sheehan
Mephlstophelea. Harrison W. Bennett
Marguerite.... Miss Florence Eastern
Valentine, Marguerite's brother...
Thomas D. Richards
Blebel Miss Claude Albright
"Wagner, a soldier.Martln L. Bowman
Martha...... Miss Jleljyi Pctre
Conductor. Mr. Emanuel.-'
Act I Studio of Dr. Faust.
Act II The market place.
Act III Marguerite's garden.
Act IV In front of the church
(return of Valentine).
Act V The prison.
THE performance of "Lohengrin
I yesterday afternoon at tho Mar
quam Theater by the Savage Com
pany would have been memorableany-
where for its sumptuousncss of detail.
Its massive and beautiful scenic effects
and the utter perfection of the orches
tra's rendering of that wonderful
score. The marvel and magic of the
piece, musically speaking:, were felt
more from this magnificent orchestra
and the elaborate perfection of stage
management than from tho recitation
of the music by the principals, and the
choral numbers lacked unison and
smoothness at times. This is paying
a high compliment to Mr. Schenck. the
conductor, and to Mr. Savage, who
furnishes us so splendid a theater
equipment I could scarcely believe
my senses when I realized that I was
satisfied with the nerfomance a a
Whole. becaU86 It was nlmnt a nir.
formance of "LohencTin" rici
and Lohengrin left out Miss Martha
jj-iner is tne nanasomest woman in the
lot but is deficient in voice and
spontaneity .of dramatic vcnttoTi
Sho is not now equal to the part of
iisa. ana it is not excusable in a pre
tentious proiessional prima donna to
show trcnldatlon that
tnroughout an entire afternoon. The
iohengrln of William Wegener Is un
satisfactory also. His godlike pres
ence and marshal dttrnitv n in
Jng' with the character, hut T ennnnt
mit mat ne can sing the stupendously
rigorous music of the great part A
few tories are allowed to
in tender or reverent Mscaron -anA
tils vehement acting intensifies one's
expectations. But he clouds and dis
tresses every cure tone that ma,. k
welling forth from tho body of him
uy a. constant straining somewhere In
his throat muscles. Thev cnit thio t v,
accredited German -nrnv nf "cTir-lr,
through a mask." If this is the modus
upcrunui wnicn puts tne slmon pure
Buirap upon an au-wool-and-a-yard
wide Wagnerian tenor, then I am go
" w iiick. up my aou rags and go
to my old Ideal CampanlnnL Mr. Weg
ener and these tenors deliberate
ly trV TO CliniCC Ihmeii1ir.
ing isn't cooking or swallowing. If
tney want to mute their tones, put
Bujsjcuung- in tne sounding board.
Aon-t sins through a knothole. Rob
ert Kent Parker was a command
ing King. Miss Marsrarot Crawford
was a raucous Ortrud- Th nniiM tn
tne tnira act was the gem of the af
ternoon, played exquisitely bv the or
Gounod's ODera. "FaKt" no ooinm
been produced more beautifully than
It was last night by the Savage Com
pany. I believe the performance wo
most remarkable. It was worthy of
point of scenic display. Mr. Emmanuel
had as capable a set nf men in
orcnestra as the most sensitive could
ucuju.1111. un, .raust, snail we never
tire or that wonderful story, those
matchless love scenes, the composer's
IUU.KIC.U aptness. tn roii. the chvtnm
uie insDirauon nr the vhnii
worK or art? Goethe's drama will last
iorever. Gounod's opera also will be
running at tne juagment day.
The singers acquitted themselves
aamiraoiy. The audience seemed
warm. kind, receptive, and felt that it
was farewell to a collection nf ,!..
who had given Portland a thoroughly
cujujauju musical season. Miss Eas
ton was the one who touched the hearts
and Instigated the loudest bravos
Her soprano voice is quite Incompar
able I have never heard a better
Marguerite, except It may have been
Etelka Gerster. Mr. Shechan's true
tenor pealed out again to thrill us.
His Faust is among the best Mr.
Bennefs Mephlstophcles towered as
much as his gigantic frame, yet his
voice is too much of a baritone and
not enough of a bass to be Ideal 1n
the part; also he has enough of the
center of the stage in the role's proper
limits without the enormous additions
he likes to make by his unbounded self
possession. Miss Claude Albright sang
and acted Slebel capitally. Her per
sonality reached out over the foot
lights and won friends. The Valentino
of Thomas D. Richards was In the.
main pleasing, and his death scene at
the end of the fourth act was as per
fect as It could be made the re
straint and delicacy of the chorus
combining to make that sad moment
the artistic one of the evening.
A. H. BALLARD.
Beaten and Robbed
John Rowland, a laborer, was struck
over the head with a beer bottle In a
rear room of the Atlantic Cafe. Third and
st"1' !ast nlsht by a soldier, who
robbed his victim of X. A long gash
was cut In Rowland's head and his nose
was broken. The soldier escaped.
Burglars in Idglngr-Honse.
Burglars broke into the Garfield Hotel
at Fourteenth and Savier streets at 11
o'clock last night but
away by the landlady before they had
feioicn .nyiuing. entrance was gained
to one of tho rooms through a transom.
Snenri a dsv in Salt T.l rv., j
other in Colorado Springs or Denver. Tou
have this privilege if your tickets read via
the Denver & Rio Grande. See Colorado's
famous peaks and gorges In their Winter
124 Third street, for particulars.
THE MOBNIKG OBEGOKIAfr, THUK8PAY, FEBItTTAKY 8, 1906.
NO LIQUOR LICENSE
Proposed Ordinance, in
SHIELDS LEADS THE FIGH
Under His Generalship the Proposl
tlon to License Saloons Is
Beaten by One Vote In
At the adjourned meeting of the St
Johns Oonnclt "Tttemiinr evenlnp the gen
eral liquor license, which had been pend
ing i or several mon ins, camo to a vote
on Its final passage, and was defeated
4 to 2. All tne rAitnMlniMi Ar nrwtn!
and the vote stood thus: For the liquor
uwciice onunance vxunciimcn inompsoo,
Tliomnjtnn rA T.lnrlmilc- rt m (nt TVvnn-
oilmen Shields, Lcggctt, Brlce and Ed
wards. When the vote reached Shields
It was three to three, when he cast the
vote that defeated the ordinance.
Following the defeat of the ordinance
tho disposition of the 41000 check deposited
with Mayor King from the St Johns
Hotel Company, with Its application for
a liquor license at Us hotel building, was
taken up. Councilman Shields contended
that the Council had nothlne whatever to
do with that check, as It was In the hands
or .Mayor lung and he had given the St.
Johns Hotel Company a private receipt
Vote to HctHrn Hecclpt
It was flnallv voted to return this re
ceipt to .Manager rvye. of the hotel com
pany. w. u. aicuary. attorney for the
company, had intimated that n suit
tnicht be started admit the rllv for dam
ages, or to compel the issuance of a li
cense on the rrounds that the rnmiunv
holds a contract from the city under the
resolution which was passed last No
vember promising to Issue a license to
the St Johns Hotel Comoanv on certain
conditions," "These 'have been complied
with. It has erected a two-storv hrlclt
across the street from the City Hall, and
is ready to'open up.
Attorney McGary for the comoanv said
yesterday that the check would not be
accepted, which probably means a flrht
in the courts. It la also announced that
the St Johns Hotel Company was nre-
pannfr to open ud Its house Saturdnv
night and let the city start proceedings to
close It up. but this could not be verified.
juanagcr Jvye said that he did not want
a lawsuit witn the cits.
Councilman J. H. Shield Is the man
wno killed the ordinance and he Is lor
Ically the man to lead the anti-saloon
ticket In the April municlnnl election Tt
would have passed some time. ago but for
nis opposition. He skillfully delayed
action on several occasions when, had
it come to, a vote It would have had i
majority. He steadily opposed the Issu
Ing of saloon licence.
Warm FJght Expected.
Brice has voted both wavs hut finniiv
voted against Its passajre. Lers-ett re
fused to vote for some time. Councilman
Edwards who Introduced the rcRolntionK
promising the com nan v a llwnv vnted
against the llauor ordinance.
The whole Question will now HJ
out at tne polls in April. There wljl be
an anti-saloon and pro-llccru?e ticket.
Shields Will HkelV head the former fnr
Mayor and King the latter. It will be
tne warmest contest St Johns has yet
seen. The anti-saloon element is better
organized than ever, and will m.v.
hard fight to elect an anti-saloon Council
and Mayor, while the element favoring
saloon licenses are equally determined to
elect a Council and Mayor who favor Is
suing licenses, as a financial measure.
There is a large debt already accumu
lated aggregating JSCOO and more i nit.
Ing up. The tax lev' of S mills will not
pay wis deot let alone meet current ex
penses for 1905. The high license men ask
where St Johns Is zoins- to land o v.
present rate the debt is accumulating
With the prospects of a fight In the court
ana a rea-not election nearing there will
be something dolnr In St. John vt -
few good citizens regret to see the li
cense question come up at the April elec
tion, but it looms at present
MASTERS AND THE CHURCH
draco Church Sets Taylor-Street
Straight Before the Public
PORTLAND. Feb. 7. fTr is. wn
its Sunday issue The Oremalsn hJ .v..
defense of a member of the Cltr Council who
is ateo a member of the llQoor license co 2-.mil-toe
defcadlsr himself tor his actions as a
member of jrjch committee, in lis introduc
tion to the public The OreconUa designated
thto Councilman as "a mmV- ..a ..,u
of the (Taylor-Street) Methodist Episcopal
,aurca. ino lnicrrace is mat his actios
has the approval of the Metharft ti i
At a meeting- laet nlcht of the nm.i v.
of the Grace M. E. Church the rnitr- .
fully discussed, and It was decide that
out enterinr into aar Mrsnalitv .
waa due the church to put before the public
the position of the church, that It might b
Judged by its diadpllae and not by the ac
tion of an individual. In. pursuance of this
Idea I was asked to write the matter up.
v m otobw s. mcnofr ol itia Meth
odic Eplacopal Church tn
the concreration and enter Into aT.i. ..
to God and the church, among other things,
that he will "cheerfully be governed by the
rule of the Methodist Bplscopal Church," tc.
Among taese rules la paragraph. 2, which
la aa follow: "In cases of segleet of dntle
of any kind, immidest. eondaet Mnt..
laful tempera or words, the buying, selllag
or wine oi inioxicauar liquoca aa a bev
erage, signing petitions lfi favor of arastlag
Hceaflo for the sale of Inter! cat mx liauonL"
etc. windbig- hp with detailed mtn-tiM.
how to be rid of an offeedar who persists U
"rVe believe a Methodist could cosslsteatly be I
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CoBBcilmaa Shield, -f St Jokas. '
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a saesabtr t le;er Mstaae easssalttee. yrorided
ke larariably aaaosed the Ismine of all
lleeaaes. bt if aa tadtvSdwal. aa wiiaKr of
vefe eesaashtee. apreTed aay lleezae .i xl
the Metbedlst Chare es hat stand with
him. ud jour infereace. ta your introduction
is Hafair ta the eJrarck If he hu violated his
vows te the church.
. The chare h set aaly taVes high grossd. but
the fact that the sasae paragraph states
method far betas; rid af a pervisteat offender
shows lis earBestBess.
The fact that til year partlcclsrir the
Methodist Ckvrca. tegether with J1 other
churches. Is engaged. 1a a death struggle with
the saJeea en the local optica bill makes tt
in cum beat that the es-!tlon of the church
with regard to the Huor crll be rally under
ooa. E. T. JOHNSON1, -
Member Onee M. E. Church.
The OregonJan, la course of a Ion
article growing out ef the controversy
between Dr. Brougher and Mr. Masters.
said, among many other things, that
Mr. Masters "is a member and Trus
tee of Taylor-Street Methodist
Church." Why there should be any
Inference that his "action has the ap
proval of the Methodist Episcopal
Church" The Oregoalan does not un
derstand; and The Oregonian thinks
there is ao such inference except In
the mind of this correspondent and
possibly of his associates. However,
since Grace Church, through tfils cor
respondent, takes the. trouble to set
Taylor-Street Church straight, w
snan suppose mat mere win be no
chance of misunderstanding hereafter
that Taylor-Street Church cannot and
does not. Indorse the acts of Coun
cllman Masters, its member and Trus
It Is a trifling matter, but it may b
observed that in the above, in his quo
tatlon from The Oregonian, Mr. John
son carefully eliminated "Taylor
street" The Oregonian does not In
tend to have Its language garbled or
misquoted in its own columns, and has
Inserted these two missing words In
place of the dash( )of the corre
spoudent While discussing the sub
ject of inferences It may be proper to
suggest that this correspondent possibly
Intended that the public should under
stand that The Oregonian had de
scribed Mr. Masters as a member and
Trustee of Grace M. E. Church, and
therefore Grace Church had not gone
out of Its may to criticise- the words
and public attitude of a Trustee of
Taylor-Street Church, or to define the
position of Taylor-Street Church, since
Taylor-Street Church had not seen fit
itself to do it
Mr. Masters is a member of the 11
cense committee of the Common Coun
dL In pursuance of his functions he
has voted four grants of licence to sell
liquor in conformity with law. It
Is for the Methodist Episcopal Church
to say whether this act should exclude
him from its membership. Of course,
The Oregonian can have no opinion
on this point However, it supposes
that sale of liquors under lawful re
slrlctions will be continued In Port
land; It supposes further through 11
cense Issued in pursuance of law,
whether Mr. Masters shall be a mem
ber of the Common Council or the
Methodist Church or not
The Oregonian doesn't know enough
about the usages of the Methodist
Church to say whether Grace Church
can turn Mr. Masters out of Taylor
Street Church or not; and that Is not
AT THE THEATERS
What tha Press Agents Say.
'THE COUNTY CELAXRALVN"
George Adc's Brilliant Political
Comedy at the Marsnam Tonight.
Edward Braden offers Henry W. Savage's
production of George Ade's brilliant political
comedy. 'The County Chairman." tonight
and tomorrow night with a special matinee
Saturday, at the Marquam Grand Theater.
ine story la grapuically told, and with
laughs following each other in rapid sue
cession. Henry W. Savage, the producing
manager, has paid particular attention to
the spectacular side of the "Chairman." and
It has been said that this play la the most
elaborately staged of any comedy in which,
there is no music. The cast Is up to the
standard of excellence maintained In all the
Savage productions, and Includes Theodore
Babcock. George Thatcher. Herman Lelh.
Richard J. Dillon. George R. Calne. Edward
Gorman, John Gorman, James J. Bradburr.
a. surke. Marcus Morlarlty. Will FhllllDs.
Josepn Daly. Harold Grau. Ruby Bridges.
crace Komlne. Laura Ayres. Zenalde Wil
liams and Florida KIngsIey.
"A ItUXAWAY GIRL" TONIGHT.
Opening Performance- of "Charming
Opera by Pollard's Lilliputians.
Tonight at S:IS. the curtain at the Em
pire will rise on the opening performance of
'A Runaway Girl" as given by the popular
Lilliputians for their Portland season this
year. "A Runaway Girl" contains manr
bright and brilliant features. One of the
most Important features Is a brilliant car
nival sifffte In the second act. The scene is
laid In Venice. Some exceedingly handsome
and picturesque costumes are worn, and a
ery entertaining and interesting carnival
of dance and music Is Introduced. Flower
girls, gondoliers, brigands, peasants, soldiers
and Sabot girls, all dressed In appropriate
costume, serve to make a brilliant picture
during- the action of the principals In this
strlldar asd original scene. "A Runaway
Girl" will be the attraction tonight, tomor
row and Saturday night. Saturday matinee
the alwaya welcome, ererreatrancing "Pin
afore" will be given. . Seats should be se
cured at once.
Burlesque at the Baker.
Nothing disturbs the steady and constantly
increasing popularity of the burlesques at
the Baker. Week after week new companies
are greeted, praised, asd criticised, and week
after week the theater la crowded with con-
lastly increasing numbers, as the different
compaales ef the "wheef appear in Portland
Miser's Bohemias, a bright brilliant coterie
of comedians and show girls, has given per-
A BOY'S BREAKFAST
There's a lateral Food That Makes lis Owa
There's a boy up in Hooslck Falls. N.
T., who is growing into sturdy manhood
on Grape -Nuts breakfasts. It might havo
oen different with aim, as his mother
My U-year-eld boy is large, well-de-
eloped and active, and has been made
se by his foBdaees for Grape-Nuts food.
At S years he was a very nervous child.
ana was subject to frequent attacks of
indigestion which used to rob him of his
trenxth and were very troublesome to
deal with. He never seemed to care for
nythlng for his breakfast until I tried
Grape-Nuts, and I have never had to
change frem that He makes his entire
breakfast ef Grape-Nuts food. It la al
ways relished by him and he says that
it satisfies him better than the ordinary
kind ef a meal.
Better than all. he is no lonrer trou
bled with ladigectieR or nervousness, and
has got w m a spJeadiaiy-develooed fel
low since he be-gaa to use Grape-Nuts
reoa." Mine given ey Pestum Co Bat
tle Creek, Mich.
xaere s a reason. Head the little feeok.
The Reaa te WeUvilhV ia pkge.
feet satisfaction all this week. Cutumts.
music, pretty girls azd grotesquely fanny
comedians all toaether serve an a. hedce-
podge of burlesque and extravaganxa enter-
wameat mat is aara te rival. The last
three performances of Miner's Bohemians
will be given tonight tomorrow night and
Saturday matinee. No performance at the
saaer aaiursay night.
Advance Sale Tomorrow.
The advance sale of seats for Nance
Nell's engagement at the Marquam The
ater next week will ' go on sale tomorrow
CFrlday) morning; at 30 o'clock. The fol
lowing repertoire will be presented:
On Monday night. February 12. Suder-
mann'a latest classic drama, "Fires of St.
John." 1U first presentation In Portland-
Tuesday evening, the tragedienne will be
seen aa Ladt Macbeth In the colossal produc
tlon of "Macbeth." the largest ever given In
the united States. On this evening- the cur
tain, will rise promptly at 8:W.
For the Wednesday matinee, of next week.
Miss 0NelI will play "Magna." and she will
close her engagement on Wednesday night
with the first production In Portland of
Maeterlinck's great classic tragedy, "Monna
anna." In which Miss CNell recently scored
a remarkable triumph in Australia asd on
her return to San Francisco.
, Yankee Boodle Girls Coming.
Starting Sunday .matinee and all next week
the attraction at the Baker will be "The
Tankee Doodle Girls." Good reports of this
company have come In from all along the
line. They are one of the most successful
that has been on tho Western wheel this
season. The opening burletta. called The
Mlsfitabte Insurance Company." Is full of
witty conversation and lively musical num
bers. The closing burlesque. "A Trip to the
Hippodrome." has proved, one of the
sensations. The scene shows an exact repro
duction or the famous New Tork Hippo
drome. The comedy concerns principally the
troubles of a "Rube" who la induced hv n
young and pretty actress to Invest his money
n me aiippoarome. loung and pretty girls
abound throughout the production at everv
Iilllipatians Next Week.
The second and last week of Pollard's TJ1-
ltputlass at the Empire will start next Sun
day afternoon, and the repertoire for the
week la aa follows: Sunday afternoon. "A
Gaiety Girl": Sunday and Monday nights.
"The Geisha"; Tuesday. Wednesday and
Thursday night "A Gaiety Girl": Friday
night and Saturday matinee. "An American
WHERE JO DINE.
All the delicacies of the season at the
Portland Restaurant; fine private apart
ments for parties. Open all night 036
Washington, near Fifth.
The best Six-course dinner, with wine
We. 12 to 3 P. M.. at Scott Restaurant "th
ana Anxeny. Fine merchants' lunch. 25a
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except Sunday. (Saturdav night 10 P. M.)
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MllwaukJe Country Club.
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And sold en easy payments. Piano tuning
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50.00 CsMhieu Frame 27.SO
55.00 Ruby Racer - 30.00
130 Rims at half price
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When Heartburn, Sour Stomach,
Headache, Bad Breath, Coated
Tongue, Belching of Stomach Gas, or
any of these forerunners of Indigestion
appear. Old Dr. Cascaret wants to
be right cn the spot in your pocket.
He wants to check the-coming trouble
instantly before it can grow into a
habit of the Bowels to be costive.
Ladies, who extend to Dr. Cascaret the
hospitality of their Purses or their Dress
' Pockets, will 'be rewarded with a fine
complexion, and healthy Happiness.
These will about fifty times repay for
the trifling space occupied, and the ten
cents per week at cost.
Dr. Cascaret guarantees to cure the
most obstinate cases of Constipation and
Indigestion, without discomfort cr in
convenience. His medicine does not gripe nor purge,
nor create a drug habit.
Because it is not a "Bile-driver," nor
a Gastric-Juice Waster, but a direct
Tonic to the Bowel Muscles.
It exercises naturally the muscles that
line the walls of the Intestines and
Want of Exercise weakens and relaxes
these Bowel-Muscles, just as it weakens
Arm and Leg muscles.
Old Dr. Cascaret goes directly after
these Bowel-Muscles. He wakes
them up just as a cold bath would wake
up a lazy person.
The one cigar that
Has not lost caste
You gain by trying it.
BoM by the First Hotels el the East
(St.XrcU. Sttar. Ucffmart. Snoy. Brtslxn. andtktrt
Offered far the Chafes Cus ten of the West
TOLDMAN, RAPHAEL CO.'
1 LIKE MOTHER1
USED TO MAKE"
MFDDEl I .CATir r rr
chwab Erinting Co.
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4714 T-A. y. 3K STRUT
Without a Rival
PAINTING THAT PAYS
Is painting that lasts. Lots of paint
looks well for a few weeks even
months but how does it wear? The
cents you save now by buying1 in
ferior grades will cost you dollars in
the end. You will show good Judg
ment by doing your buying of paint
here because we have on sale nothing:
but the. long-last sort of paints and
THE BIG STORE CO..
FISHER, THORSEN SCO.
Front and Morrison sts.
TORISCUS EASILY THE
LEADER AMONG CURVED
LENSES; IS ALSO MANU
FACTURED AND SOT.n
COLUMBIAN OPTICAL CO' IN
THIS CONCERN AIMS
Lake, Dallas, Texas; Portland, Oregon)
Walter Reed Oregonian Bid.
Third and Washington.1
Aid" to the
Then he works them (through the
nerves) till they get so strong from
that Exercise that they don't need
any more help to do their duty.
ButDr. Cascaret wants to beright on
the spot, in your Pocket or Purse,
where he can regulate these Bowel
Muscles all the time, in health, and
out of health.
Because, even the strongest Bowel
Muscles may be overworked.
Heavy dinners, late supperswhiskey,
wine, J3T beer drinking, nervous excite
ment, sudden exposure to cold or heat
and a dozen other every day likelihoods tire
the Bowel Muscles.
In such cases a little Cascaret in time
13 worth fifty dollars worth of Treatment
later on, to say nothing of the suffering.
discomfort, loss of Business Energy, and
loss of Social Sunshine it saves.
Old Dr. Cascaret carried constantly in
your Vest Pocket, or in "My Lady's"
Purse is the cheapest kind of Health-Insurance,
and Happiness - Promotion, that
Little thin enamel Cascaret Box, half
as thick as your watch, round-cornered,
smooth-edged, and shaped so you don't
notice its presence.
Contains six Candy tablets Price Ten
Cents a Box at any Druggist's.
Be sure you get the genuine, made only
by the Sterling Remedy Company, and
never sold in bulk. Every tablet stamped
JOT TREE TO OX7K. FRIENDS!
We wzat to send to esr frkads a teastib
Fre&ch-tiesirsed. GOLD-PLATED BONBON BOX,
bartf-eaameled is colors. It is a beaaty fer tfee
dressine table. Tea cents ia staass is asked as a
taeastre ef feed faith aad ta cerer cast of Cascarets.
With w&iclftlls daiarjr trinket Is leaded. 714
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