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TTIE MORNING OEEGONIAN. TUESDAY, MAT 11, 1909.
HOYT ASKS GLAD
HAND FOR GUESTS
y President of Rose Festival
Wants Summer Visitors
MANY EXPECTED TO COME
Holiday Garb Is lTrged for Streets,
With Consistent Boosting by
People of City of Com
In just four weeks, the Third Annual
Rose Festiyal will oe under way. An
ticipating the fact that the citizens of
Portland will not be prepared properly
for entertaining the thousands of visitors
that will be here during that triumphal
week. President Ralph W. Hoyt issued
the following statement yesterday:
May 10, 1909.
To th People of Portland: Four weeks
from today Portland will bo called upon
to entertain the greatest crowd of strangers
that has ever come within our gates, with
tho possible exception of "Portland day
during the I,ewlH and Clark Exposition. It
does not aeem to me that we are making
tnifticient preparations to greet our guests
properly. One of the most important ele
ments in the success of any great cele
bration, as our coming Rose Festival, Is
bound to be suitable decorations. We have
made numerous appeals to the public
through the press urging tha business In
terests, the merchants, the shop-keepers,
the residents, property-owners generally.
ana in fact all others to see to It that the
city is arrayed in. holiday garb during
festival week. Not for. that week alone,
for Portland will entertain hundreds of
thousands of visitors from the East during
the entire Summer, and the "Rosa City"
'will be called upon to entertain at least
H5 per cent of ail the visitors at the Se
T h thousands of delegates to the Elks
convention at Ios Angeles will pass through
Portland either on their way to the Coast
or on their way home and we should ac
cord them a suitable welcome.
M any Come to Coast.
In addition to this thena will be held a
total of 85 National and district conven
tions In the various Coast cities this Sum
mer and we may reasonably assume that
Hie delegates will want to see Portland
while out on the Sunset Slope. The Na
tional Grocers will be here, the Baptists'
convention Is slated for Portland, and there
are numerous other gatherings whose mem
bership will reach Into four figures that
will pay their respects to us. Not all of
them, it Is true, will be here for tho Rose
Festival. Wo could not expect it, for we
are as yet a young organization, but we
are becoming known the world ovsr and
will continue to attract an ever Increasing
patronage from the four points of the com
pass. The sole Interest the Rose Festival has
In Its relationship to the development of
Portland Is to make it one of the . strongest
ogenctos in advertising our wonious
natural resources and advantages. We are
just as deeply concerned in seeing that the
various conventions and tourist parties
which shall pass through hero this Sum
mer are given the privilege of seeing us
at our very best, no matter what the time
or what the circumstances, as we are to
have them with .us during our festival week
It has been our constant and earnest en-
deavor to impress upon the minds of" all
the fact that our organization is simply
one of the energetic exploitation forces
which our amoitious people are setting
Jnto motion. What ability we have, what
funds a generous people has entrusted to
our keeping, shall be expended with no
other end In view. And for this reason,
we desire to call upon the citizens of
Portland to join with us in the heartiest
of co-operation to spread the news broad
cast of the spk?ndid celebration that is to
Cake place here next month.
Should Advertise Dates.
It seems that we have not been able to
emphasize the dates of the festival strong
ly enough, in spite of the fact that th
Hill road, the Harrlman lines and other
railroads and steamer lines as well as other
advertising agencies haw exploited dates
throuKh millions of pieces of literature.
For this reason I would suggest that, from
this time on, and bearing in mind that
there are but four short weeks before the
festival opens, that every loyal citizen of
Portland come to us and secure publicity
literature to distribute or to mention the
festival dates June 7-12 in every piece
of mall dispatched, no matter what the
A good many of us, perhaps, overlook
the fact that tho fair at Seattle will be
as Important, when net and ultimate re
sults are concerned, to Portland, as it witl
be to Seattle, and we should govern our
Let a loval and puillc-splrited citizenship
go hand In hand from this time forward
in making the next festival the greatest
epooh-mHking event in our city's history.
It can be done, and only co-operation, con
tinuous, tlrefcsss and energetic is needed.
RALPH W. HOYT,
President Rose Festival.
SUES FOR WEDDING DRESS
Husband Wants Obdurate JLundlady
to (iive It Back.
C. N- rlillegas brought suit yester
day to reoovor his wife's crepe de chine
wedding dress, which he put up some
weeks ago hs collateral for a month's
rent. The suit is directed at Florence
K- ytHlllngs, f42. Morrison street, who
rented the house and acepted the wed
ding dress as security for a month's
rent. On a writ of replevin the dress
was seixod by Constable Warner and is
being held pending the outcome of the
Mrs. Stalling., while surrendering the
dress without protest, said she felt she
was justified in holding- the garment.
She durn't want the dress, as It wasn't
a particularly tine one, hut acecpted tt
as collateral in the belief that lltllcgas
would redeem it for sentimental rea
sons. Whether or not Mrs. Hillegas is
entitled to the posesslon of her wed
ding dress before the month's rent is
paid is a question to be solved in the
WILL MEET IN- PORTLAND
Methodist Board of Sunday Schools
to Convene June 13 to 15. .
The Board of Sunday Schools of the
Methodist Kniscopai Church wil hold a
convention in Portland June 13 to 15 in
the First Methodist Kpiscopal Church.
It is said that plans of far-reaching
Importance for the betterment of the
present Sunday school system will be
The Sunday school as it is known to
day was founded by Robert Ratkes, a
Gloucester, England, man. who devoted
his spare time to organizing a school
for children of the poorer classes. From
the typo of those attending his meeting'
nances quickly earned the title of
"Ragged School" Raikes.
As was the case with all pipneers.
Raikes found his movement strongly
condemned In his home country, but the
scheme thrived on opposition. While
the conflict was still raging'iu England
a Methodist conference at Charleston,
S. C. adopted resolutions favoring the
adoption of Raikes' principles. A few
years later. In 18, the nrst American
Sunday school was founded by Bishop
Asbury In Hanover County. Virginia.
The work of the Sunday school was
later carried on by energetic John H.
Vincent, president of the first Sunday
School Institute. Vincent established
the Sunday Set ool Teacher, a periodical
devoted to work of a religious nature,
and from this periodical later grew the
International Sunday school lesson sys
tem. The lesson system consists of a
course of daily reading forwarded to
each pupil in the Sunday school from
New York headquarters.
With Lewis Miller, Vincent began the
open-air institute, at which readings
and lectures relating to the growth and
work of the movement were given,.
From the open-air institute the Chau
tauqua grew. The Chautauqua is fol
lowed now In practically every city of
any size in the United States.
The education of the teacher along
lines of trained work was the next de
velopment,' and in 1870 the first pri
mary teachers' meeting was held. Later
the Newark Primary Union took up the
education of the teacher, which has
been carried on by similar institutions
in every town.
The Methodist Church has ever stood
in the forefront of the Sunday school
development, whether In the line of
home reading, education of teachers
or general denominational church work.
The Portland convention will be a new
step In the same direction.
DR. E. P. HILL INDORSED
l'ORTLAXD PRESBVTERT BOOMS
HIM FOR MODERATOR.
Resolution Is Passed Favoring Him
' for Chairman of General
Assembly at Denver.
At an adjourned meeting of the Port
land Presbytery, held yesterday after
noon In Calvary Presbyterian Church, a
resolution was passed indorsing Dr.
Edgar P. Hill, formerly pastor of the
First Presbyterian Church of Portland,
as moderator of the General Assembly,
to- be held in Denver. The resolution
further recommended that delegates from
the local Presbytery use their efforts to
further the candidacy of Dr. Hill.
A second resolution was passed recom
mending to the general board of foreign
missions that Dr. E. M. Sharp, of the
Mount Tabor Church, be appointed Pa
cific Coast secretary for the board of
foreign missions. This position is ren
dered vacant owing to the death of
I) wight E. Potter, of this city.
A resolution was passed recommending
that the members of the Portland Pres
byterian Brotherhood be asked to solicit
the sum of $400 to purchase lots in Rose
City Park for the church that is to be
O. M. Scott, of the committee in charge
of the brotherhood convention to be held
here June 8-9, was present at yesterday's
meeting for the purpose of acquainting
the ministers with the plans for the con
vention and asking their co-operation in
making it a success. He declared that
the meeting was one of the greatest im
portance to the denomination and would
act as a stimulus to men in the churches
and Interest them more fully in its work.
He pointed out that at the present time
the missionary interests are largely ad
ministered by women but that men should
give the various departments their cordial
Miss Marie C. Brehm, of the committee
on temperance of the General Assembly,
addressed the meeting on her work in
Illinois as representative of the Anti
Saloon League, Woman's Christian Tem
perance Union and member of the plat
form committee of the Prohibition party.
Miss Brehm gave an interesting review
of the prohibition movement in Illinois.
Miss Brehm spo.ee at length again last
night at the First Presbyterian Church.
WE HAVEMOVED .
To 144-146 Fourth, opposite Honeyman
Hardware Co. We have no connection
with any other stores. Goodyear 9hoe
The suits sold by us at $15 are the best
values in the city at that price. J. I
Bowman & Co., Fifth and Alder.
"Worthless" Land Worth $2133.
WESTON. Or., May 10. (Special.)
George Nesbitt, who has been em
ployed for the past three years on the
farm of J. N. York, was surprised yes
terday by the receipt of a "windfall"
amounting to $2133. Several years ago
Mr. Nesbitt acquired for a small sum
23 acres of land six miles from Boise.
He had since regarded it of no value.
When a Boise real estate man. Dean
Perkins, came to see him yesterday and
offered him $2133 for the tract, he
promptly closed the deal.
PLAT AND EXPLANATION
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MAP SHOWING PROPOSED LOCATIO.X OF XEW BRIDGE, AD NECESSARY COURSE OF VESSELS THROUGH MADISOX - STREET DRAW.
A plat and explanatory notice were filed with City Auditor Barbur yesterday by George S. Shepherd, regarding the Market-street bridge
project. These will be published in a pamphlet to be issued by the City Auditor, following the provisions of the law. The proposed amendment
carries with it the diversion of the Madison-street bridge fund of $450,000, and the issuance of a like amount of bonds additional for the con
struction of the span at Market street.
The report, which is to be publ'shed, is signed by the following men: John E. McQuinn and William E. Morris, civil engineers; Edward Sul
livan. I. A. Bailey and A. L. Pease, river ilots; D. J. Morman, master mariner, and George S. Shepherd. The report is as follows:
The Madison-street bridge has been located at the widest point of the Willamette harbor, and is built at an angle of 35 degrees from a right
angle to the thread of the stream, making it a menace to navigation. The current sets in against the east side of the draw pier, and it is dan
gerous for the navigation of ocean vessels through the draw. The proposed location of the bridge at Market street is several hundred feet short
er across he stream and will have a clearance of 75 feet from the deck beams to low water, and will only require to be opened for vessels with
masts, and these will pass not more than twice a week, and all other times the draw will be closed. The new bridge will be built at right angles
with the thread of the stream, and will insure the safe passage of vessels at all times. It will avoid long delays in construction by reason of
litigation with the streetcar
car and foot passengers. It will be reached on, both sides or tne river
will expedite shipping and eliminate ,the expense of towboats on ocean
FIGHT BRIDGE PLAN
Opponents of Market-Street
. Project Ask Injunction.
TO KEEP IT OFF BALLOT
R. M. Wade Declares Initiative
Amendment Would Mean Dissipa
tion of City Funds Signatures
Are Alleged Insufficient. .
An effort is being made to keep the pe
tition for the transfer of the 450,000 Mad
ison bridge fund to the Market-street
bridge fund off the ballot. A suit asking
that City Auditor Barbur be restrained
by an Injunction from placing it before the
voters next month was filed in the Cir
cuit Court late yesterday afternoon by At
torneys McXary and Lundberg. R. M.
Wade is the nominal plaintiff. He owns
200 feet of property on Hawthorne ave
nue, between East First and Second
That three years' delay in the building
of the bridge would be the result of
change in the location, is the assertion
made in yesterday's suit. The passage
of this amendment, says Wade, would
mean irreparable injury to himself and
all other Portland taxpayers. He says
that the city's contract with Waddell &
Harrington, of Kansas City, Mo., calls
for the payment to them from the bridge
fund of J20.000. It is also alleged that the
City Auditor has failed to verify the sig
natures upon the petition, and that if
this had been done the petition would
have, been found to be 300 names short of
the required 15 per cent of Portland's reg
istered voters. Wade admits that the
Auditor compared the signatures on the
petition with those on the registration
books, but says this is insufficient.
The passage of a new amendment to
build the bridge at Market street would
amount to a diversion, dissipation and
squandering of the tax money, it is
charged. If dissipation,' this, of course,
would be dissipation of the tax by those
who pay the tax.
George S. Shepherd, who is fathering
the Market-street bridge idea, said yes
terday that the local streetcar company
is behind the suit filed yesterday.
"The company is fighting the removal
of the bridge," said he, "even though it
may be better for the city, because it
will mean a difference of $165;60O to the
company, and that much more in the city
coffers if the Market-street bridge proj
ect goes through,
"The streetcar company's franchise on
Madison-etreet bridge runs .for 12 years
longer at $1200 a year. The new bonding
act provides that the company must pay
$15,000 a year to run across the bridge.
The courts have held that a new bridge
in the same place is only a continuation
of the old highway."
BOX MANUFACTURERS SUED
J. K. Armsby Company, of San Fran
cisco, Brings Action for Damages.
Box manufacturers of the city are being
sued by the 'J. K. Armsby Company, of
San Francisco, in Judge Morrow's de
partment of the local Circuit Court. A
host of attorneys, representing the North
ern Box Manufacturers' Agency, occu
pied nearly every chair in the courtroom
yesterday. The Armsby Company de
mands $58,233.91 damages, alleging that
the agency agreed in March, 1906. to fur
nish box shooks on 12 days' notice, but
failed in the last three years to fill the
orders, compelling the canning company
to purchase shooks in the open market at
a higher price.
The Armsby Company alleges that be
tween April1 and September, 1906, it or
dered of the agency 75,000 25-pound
boxes, 116,000 50-pound boxes and 32,000
carton boxes. These were to be shipped
to San Jose, Marysville and Suisun. Cal.
But a large percentage of these boxes
were undelivered, it Is charged. In de
fense, the box agency says freightcars
in which to ship the box shooks were not
to be had.
A. A. Courtney, manager of the agency,
and H. L. Bennett, are made defendants.
Mr. Courtney was on the witness stand
yesterday afternoon to explain his tran
sactions with the canning company. Ac
cording to him, the Northern Box Manu-
OF MARKET-STREET . BRIDGE PRO
WITH CITY AUDITOR.
company: will pa.s over tne aoutnern
facturers' Agency is composed of the fol
lowing firms and corporations:
Grays Harbor Commercial Company,
the Northwestern Lumber Company, the
Standard Box Company, Star Box Com
pany, the Multnomah Trunk & Box Com
pany. Clatsop Mill Company, Astoria Box
Company, Necanicum Spruce Lumber
Company, Davidson Fruit Company.
Grand Round Lumber Company. Oregon
Lumber Company, Morse Manufacturing
Company, J. W. Morse and T. H. Brew.
Clealum Box Company. T. W. Stevenson
and J. R. Stevenson, Queen City Manu
facturing Company, Washington Mill
Company and II. L. Bennett.
Beside these, the Columbia Box & Lum
ber Company, the Pacific Box Company,
the Fidalgo Mill Company, the National
Box & Lumber Company and the Mult
nomah Lumber & Box Company are
named as defendants. The subpenas for
the Washington and California" corpora
tions were quashed, leaving only Oregon
corporations in the legal fight.
Ex-Senator Charles W. Fulton made
the opening statement for the defendants
yesterday morning. Attorney Cake, who
ran against Governor Chamberlain for
the Senatorship. sitting by Mr. Fulton's
side. S. C. Fulton, Piatt & Piatt, A. F.
Flegel and H. H. Riddell alBO appeared
for the defendants, while Titus, Wright
& Creed, F. W. Mulkey and Teal & Minor
appear as attorneys of record for the
INJCIX'CTIOX SUIT QUASHED
City May Proceed With Improvement
of Williams Avenue.
The suit of J. O. Gibson and others for
an injunction restraining the city from
improving Williams avenue with Hassam
hard-surface pavement was quashed yes
terday morning, when Circuit Judge Gan
tenbein sustained a demurrer to the com
plaint. Judge Gantenbein held that the
City Council has a right to call for a
patented article in advertising for bids
for street improvement. The Judge de
cided that the fact that only one firm
makes a particular kind of paving ma
terial does not bar competition.
After remarking that courts a about
evenly divided upon this question. Judge
"Judge Cooley stated a sound legal
principle when he said that in all these
cases there was and is in contemplation
of law opportunity for competitive bid
ding. The license necessary for the third
person may be secured either before or
after the third person has submitted his
bid. If such third person has failed to
secure a license before he has submitted
his bid. he then runs the risk of obtain
ing a license from the patentee. It is,
however, apparent that his success or
failure in obtaining a license does not as
a matter of law prevent him from bid-'
ding, and competitive bidding is not de
stroyed by the fact of the article being;
CASE NOW BEING CONSIDERED
Judge Bronaugli Takes Kellaher
Suit Under Advisement.
.Presiding Circuit Judge Bronaugh took
under advisement yesterday afternoon
the suit of Senator Dan Kellaher for a
mandate to require City Auditor Barbur
to place on the balllot the $2,000,000 light
and power plant petition. Attorney L.
A. McNary argued that, according to the
state law, the City Auditor can do noth
ing more than to discard sheets of names
n the petition which contain more than
a. iie aiso saia every signer oi tne pe
tition must be a registered voter, as the
Auditor cannot otherwise check up the
signatures. Attorney Ralph Moody con
tended that a copy of the initiative peti
tion must be attached to every page of
Judge M. L. Pipes, appearing in behalf
of the City Auditor, contended that the
constitution reserves to legal voters the
power to initiate laws and that the Coun
cil cannot by an ordinance require all
these voters to be registered. He also
contended that, there being 167 sheets of
21 names each, only 167 names, not the
167 . sheets, are to be discarded by the
Administrator Asks Damages.
Joseph Ehalainen, administrator of
Frank Mattson's' estate, is suing Paquet.
Giebisch & Joplin for $7500 damages for
Mattson's death. He was killed while at
work in the Brooklyn sewer. The casa
is on trial before a jury in Judge Gan
tenbein's department of the Circuit Court.
Two others of the same nature against
the contractors are to follow.
Commission Is Sought.
The suit of W. H. Chapin and II C.
Herlow against C. W. .Pallett for the re
covery of $250 commission on a real estate
deal which was not consummated, is on
trial before a jury in Judge Cleland's
department of the Circuit Court. The
facmc iractcs on ooin mucs ui , me iiver
oy easy graues, ana wiu nvuiu iuis
complaining real estate dealers say that
Pallett placed his property with them to,
sell for $6000. They procured G. A. Hoff
man, who offered to pay the amount in
cash, and Pallett refused to accept the
money, according to their testimony.
Criminal. Cases Before Court.
Frederick von Falkensteln, accused
of stealing books from Hyland Broth
ers' bookstore last November, was
given until Wednesday at 2 P. M. to
plead, when he appeared before Pre
siding Judge Bronaugh of . the Circuit
Court yesterday afternoon. Addie Cox
and Bessie Williams, accused of steal
ing $20 from George Brown last month,
were arraigned and , will also plead
Wednesday afternoon, , as will Isaac
Pangert ield. The last three are negroes.
Dangerfield is accused of having
stabbed Sim Reynolds with a knife
Suit Over Quantity of Ties.
The United States National Bank of
Portland brought , suit yesterday
against H. J. Pulfer and F. J. Dolson,
of the Columbia River Tie & Lumber
Association for the recovery of
$3590.74. It is alleged that the Clacka
mas Lumber Company contracted with
the defendant corporation to supply
30,000 ties, to be shipped to Salt Lake
City and Nevada. 'Forty-seven car
loads of ties were shipped, it is al
leged, worth $14,110, on which only
$10,520 was paid. Car shortage is said
to have prevented delivery on time.
Swensson Suit Settled.
The suit of A. F. Swensson against the
Overlook Land Company has been settled
out of court. The case went off the
docket yesterday morning when the at
torneys in the case announced their
clients had reached an agreement. The
trial of the case on its merits commenced
before Circuit Judge Bronaugh last Fri
day. What will be done with the con
tempt cases against B. Henry Wemme,
which grew out of the Swensson case, has
not yet been decided upon. They are at
present on appeal to the Supreme Court.
Girl's Custody in Dispute.
Juvenile Judge Bronaugh will be
called uoon this afternoon to decide
who shall have the custody of 13-year-old
Grace May Dunckel. The child's
motlper married a man named May, and
obtained a divorce from him. The
child was given into his custody, and
later given into the custody of the
mother. Then the mother. Amy May,
married Ed Uunckle, of Kelso. She is
said to be seeking a divorce from her
second husband now, but wants to keep
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Mannish Tailored Suits
MORRISON AT FOURTH
the child. The" girl wants to remain
with her stepfather.
WE HAVE MOVED
To 144-146 Fourth, opposite Honeyman
Hardware Co. We have no connection
with any other stores. Goodyear Shoe
SHOE FOR MEN
65 Styles in Stock
Phillips Shoe Co.
109 SIXTH ST. "
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Is tb watchword for health and visor,
omfort and beauty. Mankind Is learn,
in fx not only the necessity but the luxury-
of cleanliness. SAPOLIO, which
baa wrougrht such changes in tba luxut,
nnonaow her aister triumph
FOB TOILET AND BATH
A special aoap which energizes th
whole body, starts the circulation u4
loaves an exhilarating glow. All gil 1
MM mm dnuislstfk
The Best Plaster
A piece of flannel with tapes at
tached for holding it in position, slight
ly dampened with Chamberlain's Lini
ment' and bound on over the seat of
pain is superior to any plaster.
' .ilss) & fillkO ;
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to the past
ROUND TRIP RATES
To Chicago $72.50; St. Louis
$67.50; Omaha, Kansas City,
St. Joseph, $60.00.
DATES OF SALE
June 2 and 3; July 2 and 3;
August 11 and 12.
TO DENVER AND BACK
$55.00, May 17, July 1 and
Variable routes and stop-overs.
, Rates apply via St. Paul, or
. Billings direct, or Billings and
Denver without extra cost.
The Burlington's scenic Mis
sissipi River line, its direct
lines to the East from Billings
and Denver are conspicuous
features of the journey ; no tour
of the' East is complete that
does not include the Burling
ton. TRAIN SERVICE -
Northern Pacific - Burlington
through service via i?t. Paul
or Billings. Great Northern
Burlington through trains to
the East and South via St.
Paul or Billings commencing
Write or call for rates, reserva
tions, folders, and let me help
you plan the most desirable
trip at the least cost. We are
located on the Coast to help
A. C. SHELDON,
C. 15 & Q. K,
100 Third Street,
THIS IS THE BEST
TIME THE YEAR
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As there is little or no danger o sore
gumi or other troubles while Spring
lasts. Our plates grlve the mouth a nat
ural expression, and will prove a last,
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Molar crowns 5.O0
22k. bridge teeth.. 3.00
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Inlay fillings of all kinds 2.50
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The Failing Bids-, 3d and Wash. Sts.
Office south 1 A. M. to H P. Al
Sauduri, & to 1.
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TALK FOR THEMSELVES
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slightly-used talking machines. Save
a third to a half only a few days
longer. ?53 Washington St.
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