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About Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937 | View Entire Issue (June 1, 1909)
TITE 3IORXIXG OREGOMAX, TUESDAY, JUNE 1, loy.
FAS R FINISHED ;
WILL OPEN TODAY
MEN PROMINENT IN EXPOSITION-OPENING PRO GRAMME AND ONE OF FAIR'S ATTRACTIONS
BUY NOW FOR THE SEATTLE FAIR
Seattle Hotels Are Crowded to
Limit and Tents Go Up on
OREGON ROSES ARE SEEN
Commissioner Wehmng Gets Ship
ment by Express and Sends Bou
quets to Other State Buildings.
Oregon's Exhibits In Place.
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which the big fair is composed. The
last seat in the amphitheater, where the
opening exercise will take place, was
finished at 3 o'clock in the afternoon,
and tilth the driving of the last nail
the outside work on the exhibition was
practically done. .ter that the real
work was Inside.
Apples in Oregon Building.
The Oregon building, first of all the
structures to be completed, was a scene
of the utmost tffort all day, and when
the doors are thrown open tomorrow
visitors there will see practically a
complete exhibit. Confronting them
immediately inside the door will be a
pyramid- of Oregon apples towering
over 20 feet high, and surmounted with
a huge papier-mache apple some three
feet in diameter.
The apples used in this pyramid were
taken out of the cold storage plant in the
basement late tonight. where they
formed a part of ' a shipment of 30,000
boxes of prime fruit which will be used
during the fair to keep the exhibit al
At the same time that the busy work
men are piling the apples on the wood
and wire framework of the pyramid, two
express packages of Oregon roses ar
rived, and these were put In cut-glass
Jars and distributed over the building.
After the great hall and the smaller
rooms bad been lavishly decorated in this
manner It was found that many roses
still remained, and the balance was sent
to the other state buildings as a greeting
from Oregon. The practical demonstra
tion that real roses were blooming in
Portland In such numbers as to make
the huge snlpment possible surprised
n-.any Seattleites who had heretofore
given credence to the ancient "Califor
nia rose" fake.
Oregon Roses Are Feature.
Oregon roses are going to play an im
portant part in Oregon's exhibit at the
fair. Arrangements have been made for
large shipments at frequent intervals,
and when the editors hold their conven
tion at the fair later In the Summer,
each one is to be given an Oregon "bud"
as he visits the building. And inci
dentally speaking of Oregon floriculture.
Commissioner Wehrung has another Ore
Ron Innovation at the fair the grounds
of the Oregon building are decorated with
plots of brilliant-leaved Oregon grape, a
jj:a.ni inai tenas itseir most beautifully
to landscaping, though Mr. Wehrung is
apparently the first to discover it.
Commissioner "Wehrung was a busy
man this morning, but while superintend
ing the arrangement of the Oregon views
in the lecture hall, he found time to say
a few words about the fair and Oregon's
part In It.
"Everything possible In our building,"
he said, "has been brought from Oregon.
The building Itself Is a vast Oregon ex
hibit, from the- Oregon timbers in the
rafters and cases down to the superb
piece of myrtle wood from Coos Bay,
us-ed In the panel over the fireplace in
the reception hall. I think our grain
Beed picture in the dome Is about as fine
a piece of work as you will be able to
discover, and we are all justly proud of
it. Furthermore, we are ready for the
opening, with the exception of one OT
two minor exhibits. In fact, we are
even better off in that respect here than
we were at the Lewis and Clark Fair.
And. thank goodness, the peanut' stands
are all gone. too. I've had about all the
fighting I've wanted up here, and I'm
ready now to just lay back and tell peo
ple about Oregon."
Salmon Hatchery Interests.
v0lV? f the moat striking exhibits at
the Oregon building was in full blast
today, the open salmon hatchery.
Thousands of eggs of the famous Co
lumbia River fish were put in water
some weeks ago and now salmon may
be seen in all stages of development,
rrom still newer eggs, through the fry
stage, and up to the full grown king
of river fish that lies statuesquellv In
the aquarium. The aquarium feature
Is a novelty In itself, and will surely
attract attention, taking up as it does,
all of one end of the Beaver state
th.er "n,n,t of speciRl mention
which will attract attention on open
ing day are the eight columns of
grain that support the pictorial dome,
the heaver." which Is truly a wonder
ous beast, and the companion of the
three-foot apple on top of the pyra
mid and a giant sheep, some 14 feet
high, that stands quietly to the left
of the doorway and proclaims Oregon
as a great woolgrowlng state.
Outside of the fair grounds. Seattle
is doing Its best to demonstrate Its read
iness of the exhibition. The streets are
lavishly decorated with flags, bunting
and flowers and the streetcars are run
ning on crowd schedules. Last Sun
day S0.000 people visited the grounds
snd swamped the streetcar service, so
the training is necessarv. It Is 'ex
pected that fully 150.000 people will be
at the grounds tomorrow.
The standing room only sign Is hung
out at all of the hotels tonight, and
enterprising property-owners are rent
ing tents like hotcakes on vacant lots.
To the credit of Seattle, be it said, that
the hotels and most of the restaurants
are not raising their prices, but there
the credit stops, and even news-stand
dealers are tacklnpj on extra nickles
and dimes to the price of magazines.
The weather for tomorrow promises
to be Ideal. Rain, which dampened
everyone and lowered spirits in gen
eral all yesterday and most of this
morning, stopped at noon and by 1
o'clock the sun was out strong, the
clouds had cleared away and the
Olympics and the great peaks of the
Cascades were doing their part in per
fecting the vistas of the fair grounds.
And so Seattle Is happy and tomorrow
will open to the world the fair of all
TO SIGNAL FROM EAST ROOM
At S oH'lock. Washington Time,
Tart Will Open Exposition.
WASHINGTON, May 31 An inter
esting event at the White House to-
morrow will be the opening of the
Alaska-Tukon-Paciflc Exposition at
Seattle by President Taft. He will
touch a solid gold key, ornamented
with gold nuggets from Alaska, and
will transmit the electric spark that
will start the machinery. He will re
ceive messages from the Exposition
officials and will transmit one of con
gratulation and good wishes.
The ceremony will take place at 3
P. M. In the east room of the White
House, or 12 o'clock Seattle time. The
Congressional delegation trom Wash
ington and probably members of the
diplomatic corps will be present. Sen
ator Piles, of Washington, will make
a short address.
The gold key which the President
will touch was presented to him a few
days ago by Secretary Ballinger and
the Washington Congressional delega
tion. It 19 said to be the most costly
and unique Instrument ever used by a
President for a similar purpose.
Brady and Staff Arrive.
SEATTLE, May 31. Governor J. H.
Brady, of Idaho, accompanied by his
personal staff and a party of promi
nent men and women of Idaho,- arrived
in Seattle today in a private car and
will attend the opening of the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific
ENGINEER IS SURE OF THUG
Identifies Hold-up Suspects WTio
Are Held for Trial.
SPOKANE, May 31. Charged with hold
ing up the Great Northern mall train
at Colbert, Wash., May 15. Banton J.
Cofer and Bert Cofer have been bound
over to the United States Court after a
preliminary hearing before Commissioner
J. W. Marshall. Ball was fixed at $10,000
each, and the men were remanded to
Engineer W. D. Miller identified Ban
ton Cofer as the man who covered him
with a revolver, and Fireman Hall de
clared he faced another gun with Bert
Cofer behind it. On an alibi, several
witnesses testified they saw the Cofers In
Spokane soon after midnight, about two
hours after the hold-up, which occurred
12 miles north of town.
GERMAN CLUB TO BUILD
Salem Society Incorporates and Will
Erect Business Block.
SALEM. Or.. May 31. (Special.)
The German Society tonight elected
August Huckesteln. president; John
Stlllman. secretary; A. G. Magers. treas-
nrop Tha r.nlAtw I.., V. ,
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ated for $10,000. The purchase of a-
uuiiuiiik joi opposite the Wil
lamette Hotel will be made tomorrow
through Meyer & Bell and work on a
substantial business block will be com
menced in a short time.
The German Society will occupy part
of the building with a theater, gymnas
ium and clubrooms.
- Cannery Site Selected.
CEXTRALIA, Wash., May 31. (Spe
cial.) A site for the Centralis, fruit and
vegetable cannery has been secured from
John Galvln for J2S0. and consists of t.w
lot in Sum ma Addition. A manager for
w uuiisnmeni nas not been selected.
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FAIR ENTRIES HEAVY
CanbyHas Premium List
Ready for Publication.
PAVILION IS ENLARGED
Stock Show and Races Will Be Fea
ture ' of Clackamas County
Fair Grandstand Will
Seat 2000 People.
OREGON HTV ly VTo . . .
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I he premium list for the coming county
fair to be held at Canby September 30 and
October 1 and 2, is almost completed, and
will be ready to turn over to the printer
In a few days. There are to be about 800
entries this venr &hnut nwi v. 1.1
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be printed and distributed in June.
it is etatea Dy tne Secretary, M. J. Lee,
that many concessionaires are already ap
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probable that the concessions will be filled
juages tor the exhibits
this year will be selected from other coun
ties, and these will be people who are well
versed on this line. This is to eliminate
any chance for favoritism. Prizes this
year will also be awarded for merit.
A new stock pavilion will be built dur
ing the Summer, which will be ready at
the time of the opening of the fair. The
stock sheds that are now on the grounds
have been found too small for the horses
that are brought to Canby for the Win
ter's training on the racetrack. The stock
building will be as large as the exhibit
building, which was erected last Summer,
and will be large enough to accommodate
all the stock that will be brought to the
fair. The building will be erected near the
exhibit building. The racetrack has proven
to be one of the finest half-mile race
tracks In the state, and the horsemen who
have wintered with horses state that they
will return next Winter. The track is in
excellent condition. At the opening of the
fair last year the track was new, and the
sand and dust were bad features, mak
ing It impossible for the visitors to get a
good view of the races. The new grand
stand, recently erected. Is one of the larg
est In the state, accommodating about
S000 people. It is so situated on the
grounds as to give the visitors a good
view of the whole racetrack. The struc
ture was erected by subscription money
raised in 20 minutes by the citizens of
Canby. A company was Incorporated, and
the money was subscribed the same day.
The ground, which Is now owned by the
Clackamas County Pair Association, con
sists of about 40 acres, and ie an Ideal
place for holding fairs. About 1009 shares
of stock are still to be 6old at $5 a share,
and Secretary Lee wants everybody in the
county who is interested in the County of
Clackamas to at least take one share of
Three Hurt at- Oregon City.
OREGON CITY. Or., May 31. (Special.)
Three men were Injured while installing
new gates In the locks at Willamette
Falls today. The false work of theold
gate fell, catching Robert Caufleld, Jr..
John Lowry and .William Reams. Cau
fleld suffered a broken leg; Lowry's legs
were lacerated and Reams was badly
LAD CONFESSES TO THEFT
Sixteen-Year-Old Boy Admits He
Stole Hor6e and Buggy.
MOSCOW, Idaho, May 3L (Specials
Aaron Thomas, arrested by Sheriff
W. S. Bobbins at Flora, Or., for being
implicated with Jack Phillips In steal
ing a buggy and team from the streets
of Moscow two weeks ago, yesterday
Sometimes It Is Necessary to
Except as they may nearer approach the
Even that is rarely necessary, but always
happens if we find we are wrong.
WASHINGTON NEAR SECOND
confessed to his father and attorney
that he and his chum had deliberately
stolen tne rig. .
The Thomas boy Is said to be only 16
years oia. jack Phillips, who is said
to be only 17 years old, is still at large.
He is believed to have left Anatone.
Wash., expecting to go to where his
lather Is engaged In shearing sheep in
Oregon. The father, William Phillips,
is an ex-saioonKeeper or Moscow.
TREATY AGREEMENT LIKELY
Japan and Russia May Settle Ques
tion of Seal Poaching.
VICTORIA, B. C. May 31. (Special.)
That the Japanese and Russian gov
ernments are coming to an agreement
Our customers understand
that when we announce a
sale it s time too shopping.
We have no mussed-over
odds and ends no shoddy
goods; we replenish continu
ally. These smart street
suits that we offer you at
sale prices are all superbly
tailored, in a great variety
of choice f abrics all "colors
and cut in the most favored
Spring styles they'll he
very good for early Fall
wear, because there's noth
ing tne least common about
g 1 6.SO Suits, $ 1 2.38
Sj 24.00 " $i8.do
"$27.00 " $2Q.2S
$32.00 " $24XK
$36.00 " $27.00
$42.00 " $ 31. SO
$60.00 " $4SToQ
$62.00 " $46.5Q
$6S.OO " $48.75
more Eiaooraie mis
A FEW AT HALF PRICE
A few beautiful novelty suits in fine soft fabrics,
ornamented with braid or bandings, will be sold
at exactly half price--Values from $58 to $90
On Sale From $29 to $45
"The House of Tone"
392 "Washington Street
regarding a treaty for the protection
of fur seals In the North Pacific is the
report brought by the just arrived
Empress of China. The Hochi of Toklo
says: "The Russian government Intends
to conclude a convention with Japan
for the protection of animals in the
Behringr Sea. The authorities of the
Russia Commercial Department are
drafting the treaty."
RENO STANDS BY SPOKANE
Nevada City Will Aid in Fight for
lower Rates to Inland Town.
SPOKANE. Wash.. May 31. (Spe
cial.) The Reno Commercial Club, at
Reno, Nevada, will Join forces with the
Spokane jobbers in making the freight
Because they believe the Harrlman
and Hill lines are endeavoring to cheat
Spokane out of the decreased rates
granted shippers by the Interstate
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For sale by S. G. Skidmore Drug Co, 151 Third Street, Portland, Oregon.
Commerce Commission and declaring
that San Francisco assistance to the
two big trunk lines will ultimately end
In the same tactics being brought to
bear against Reno and other inland
cities, the Reno Commercial Club has
announced that It would join forces
with Spokane and wage bitter war
against any postponment of the rats
The Spokane committee from tha
shippers will leave for Washington,
D. C., next Wednesday night. The hear
ing will be held June 9.
Grocers Vistt in Seattle.
SEATTLE. May 31. Thirty-eight whole
sale grocers of Missouri and Illinois,
members of the Interstate Grocers Asso
ciation, arrived In Seattle this aftrnoon,
by way of the Canadian Pacific, in a pri
vate car. They will attend the opening
of the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition,
tomorrow, then go to Portland.
The most IlHterate country of Enropt la
Roumaiiia. yTwo-thlrds of the population
can neither read nor write.
and Blood Tonic
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