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THE MOIHfTXG OltEGOXIAX, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29. 1910
Attorney for Woman Charged
With Murder Draws Word
Picture of Life Trials.
STATE ARRAIGNS BITTERLY
Jnrors Visit Scene of Crime Mr.
Kerah Bursts Into Tear aa Case
Is) Reviewed in Court Evi
dence) Starts on Monday.
rKRfoxxri. or kersh jcbt.
Gorr W. Tackar. brakamaa tor
the Eeathara paclflc. North
Twmly eeond street; J. Frank
publisher. T ut 8vnth llrt:
Fan indtrtoo. contractor. 114 East
Thtrty-foarth atraat: William Nu
bauir. nlnnio. 'X Clifton atrmt;
Dr. u M. I'XU. dentlat. 6S8 Com
marclal etrot; Dr. R. W. AnUcraon.
dnt!st. 12IT Alblna avanoe: E. J.
Altatock. surf-leal Instruments. 14
Eaat Fourteenth atreet North; 1L
T. Vuic. Holmes Buelneae Collese.
1T Eaat Thirty -third street; Dr.
W. A. Wlaa. dantlat and exempt Bre
men. ITS North Fifteenth atraat:
Jaeoe Troab. Iron roolder. M Mis
sissippi: John Beoeke. 01 Williams
arena; Jtmtt D. Abbott, with An
daraoa a Dunlvan Company. 76V
Mr. Carrie Kersh. on trial charged
with murder, was left an orphan when
but a child, and. after being- left to
hirt for herself for aereral years aa
a servant a-trl. wa betrayed by Kersh.
who refused to rive a name to hr boy.
Willie, until he was four years old. ac
cording to the statements of Attorney
Henera Kouts to ths Jury yestorday
The Jury which la to try Mrs. Kersh
for complicity In the, brutal killing
of William A. Johnson, whom she,
says aha was to marry as soon s she
secured a divorce from Kersh, was
sworn Just before noon yesterday, and
after the openln statements were
completed at 4 o'clock In the afternoon,
was taken to Third and Flanders
streets, to the New Grand Central Ho
ld to view the scene of the murder.
No testimony will be taken today,
as Judge Morrow said he desires to
Sire each of the Jurymen a chance to
attend to business affair. Iwputy
IMstrlrt Attorney Fltwteralrt. represent
Inc the state, said also that be de
sired a little time In which to round
tin his witnesses, as the Impaneling; of
the Jury had taken considerable time,
and the wItneKses did not know when
they would be needed.
Mr. Krrh Weep In Court.
Ieputy Fltiaerald. In his openlrfs;
statement, went carefully Into the his
tory of the murder case, becjinnlnc
wtih the time Mrs. Kersh became ac
quainted with Webb. Attorney Fonts
went bark of that, and dwelt upon the
aad part of Mra. Kersh's life. As her
mind was carried back to her early
life, she burst Into sobs and tears, tne
first time since the trial began. . She
wept at frequent Intervals during; her
attorney'a statement, and was trem
bling violently when recess was de
clared, and she was taken back to Jail.
"The state has outlined to you a
clear case of statutory crime." began
Attorney Fouls, "but this Is about all
the state will be able to Move against
this defendant. Because the state has
Injected Into this case these matters
concerning the private life of this de
fendant, we Intend to be fair with you.
and to reveal to you the entire private
lire of Mrs. Kersh. and we ask you In
turn to be fair with us and to over
look these weaknesses of human na
ture, and to take Into consideration the
treatment this defendant baa undergone
since her early year
I.lf of Hardship Reviewed.
"This defendant wa born In Chriev
liana. Norway, and came to the United
femes as a young girl with her foster
parents. Soon afterward they died, and
she was thrown out Into the world with
out friends or anyone to assist her.
After a few years' work as a mrvant
girt, she became acquainted with a man
They moved from Salt L-ake City,
where they had been living and working,
to Butte. Mont. A child was bom to
them. It grew to the age of i years.
nd during all this tiro she lived with
Kersh. and he refused to give her child a
came. After four years of this kind of
a life. Mrs. Kersh. feeling In her
motiioria heart that this child should
lave the protection of a fatlirr, she did
succeed In prevailing upon this man to
marry her. She continued living with
Mm not for love of hun. but for the
sake of tills baby boy."
Her Mrs. Kersh broke Into suppressed
"After two or three yeans." continued
Attorney Fonts, "their married life be
came s unbearable that she took refuge
In the bora of this co-d fenant. J. P.
Webb. Soon afterward ahe was com
pelled, becausn of Kersh's treatment, to
go to the hospital, and after her opera
tion she returned to Webb's home.
"While she was In the hospital her
bunband had taken the child. Whether
M was becauae Webb liked thin woman,
or whether It was because of his sym
pathy for bar, or whatever It be, for we
will show that tip to that time there
had been no unlawful relation, he as
sured her In stealing her boy. lie was
not with hr at the time, but he kept
watch while she secured the child. She
remained in Vancouver. B. C. only on
night, sti didn't live there with Webb.
fP.e took the first boat for Ban Fran
cisco to gt away from her husband, so
he could not again tak the child from
Webb's Infatuation Told.
-Webb was) somewhat infatuated with
her. and wrote to her. and in a week or
o went to Nelson. B. C. Their corres
pondence lasted a couple of months.
Then ah heard, through an acquaint
ance of her husband, that he wa in
San Francisco, piw again became fear
ful lest he taks the child. She was work
ing In Oakland. When told he wa
making a atrenuou effort to learn her
address, she turned to Webb, the only
man to whora she could turn.
"Whether It a a In Webb's heart to be
rid of Johnson Is a question for you to
decide. Up to the time they left the
train her Mr. Kersh had had no oppor
tunity to tell Johnson of her relation
with Webb. Because of bar physical' con
dttlon It la doubtful If any woman la
the world would have told her prospec
tive T us band such a thing aa this.
-Although the bell boy says Webb wa
assigned first to room 107 at the hotel,
and later to W. the hotel clerk will
testify that Webb was assigned to room
10 when they registered, and the register
show no erasures.
Sho was asleep er doling shea Webb
and Johnson visited the City Park. After
she returned from a moving picture snow
she waa told by Webb that Johnson was
probably out drinking. She said when
arrested she thought Johnson might -be
at one of the roadhouses. and went to
find him. Perhaps she did think so. for
Webb Intimated It to her."
Stale Mention Johnson' $0000.
Deputy Fitzgerald's outline of the eas
waa similar to that before the Webb
Jury. He said Mr Kersh met Johnson,
found him to have t20C0 In cash which he
acquired from the sale of property, and
while living with Webb began to. plan
with him to rid Johnson of his money.
"She Induced him to leave Spokane for
Portland or San Francisco," aaid Mr.
Fitzgerald. "Webb was also preparing
to leave Spokane. The circumstances
show Webb and Mrs. Kersh were in
collusion. Her trunks were in Webb s
room and he got her baggage aad his
own taken down to the depot, and paid
the expressman. He boarded the same
train. He traveled under the flcUtloua
nam A- C Power. Webb introduced
Johnson to his pint flask of whisky, and
Johnson Introduced Mrs. Johnson. Webb
and the woman pretended they were not
Speaking of the bloody trunk. Mr. Flts
gerald aaid: "They threw this trunk In
the baggage-car. but the messenger re
fused to take it, because he aaid the
train didn't stop at North Puyallup. It
was wheeled back on the truck. One
of the employes noticed the blood oozing
out. and took off the rope. Then he
found a key to nt and. lifting the ltd.
saw a man s body was Inside. He noti
fied the Coroner and the police.
"When arrested this woman said Webb
was a stranger, that she met him at the
hotel that morning. She said she and
Webb had been at the roadhouse hunt
ing Johnson. They found Johnson gold
watch and fob on Webb, and he could
give no explanation, but when he ha
had time to think It over he said Johnson
borrowed 110 of him. and Insisted upon
giving htm the watch In exchange.
"Mrs. Kersh had this roll of bills in
her stocking when she was arrested.
Johnson had drawn the money from the
bank In Spokane. It wa . his entlr
It CLING M ADE OREGOX ELEC
TRIC TRAINS MUST STOP.
Kiccotlve Board Frame Franchise
Amendment for Line on Tenth
Resident along the proposed line of
the Oregon Electric Railway Company on
Salmon and Tenth streets won a vic
tory over the company yesterday when
the Executive Board agreed to recom
mend to the Council that the company's
franchise should provide that car must
top at all street corners where pas
sengers want to get on or off. and that
no more than two car b permitted in
a train. The Executive Board. In ac
cordance with the recommendation of
Ita commute on streets, placed th
value of the franchise at S00 a year.
The franchise a originally Died with
the Council, made no provision for stop
ping at any street corner, and thlei waa
the one serious objection the property
owners along th proposed route made
to it. When the franchise was before
the street committee of the Council, a
large number of property owner ap
peared and made peruana protests. At
that time an effort was made to force
the company to run Ita line on am
street nearer the river, but the com
mittee over-ruled the objections, and sent
the franchise to the Executive Board tor
valuation. At the meeting of the street
committee of the Board, th resident ot
the .street again appeared In large num
bers snd made another vigorous protest.
The committee refused to take action at
the meeting, but later decided to meet
th request of th residents, a far as
The report of the committee, when
presented to the Executive Board yes
terday, provided that the company
should be required to make stops In
various districts through which the cars
passed, but It was not suggested that
tops ahould be made at every street.
J. F. O'Shea. a member of the Board,
offered an amendment to the report of
the committee, in which It was pro
vided that the company must stop. If
need be. at every street to let on and
off psssengrrs. whether the car ahould
be outbound or Inbound. Hlo amendment
also provided that passengers over th
street named should not be required to
pay more than a t-cent fare, and that
not more than two car be run together
over the route.
The member of th treet committee
readily approved the amendment offered
by Mr. O'Shea. and the Board then
adopted the report as amended.
The maWer of finally granting thsj
franchise will be considered at the next
meeting of the Council. As the Execu
tive Board has) no power to accept the
franchise or provide for changea In It,
other than to fix a valuation on It. the
Council alone must decide the changea
suggested by the Board.
The franchise I for a road on Salmon
street from Front atreet to Tenth, and
on the latter atreet north to Flanders.
ADAM FLECKENSTE1N DIES
Resident of Portland Many Year,
Was Horn in Germany ln J SIS.
Adam Fleckensteln, aged 77. a resi
dent of Portland for many years, died
yesterday at his residence, 1501 East
Tenth street. North, of complications
Incident to old age. He was born In
Germany and came to Oregon In 1871.
purchasing a ranch near th city, en
which he lived until IS years ago.
He Is survived by four sons and a
daughter, Mrs, Arerateln. John, Henry
J. and Frances, of Portland, and George
Fleckenateln. who live in the East.
Funeral services will be held Sunday
afternoon -at 2 o'clock at the undertak
ing parlors of Zeller-Byrnes. Williams
avenue near Stanton atreet. Rev. W.
J. Douglass, pastor of the Woodlawn
Methodist Episcopal Church, will con
duct th services. Interment will be
at the Columbian Cemetery, on the Co
lumbia boulevard, near Kenton.
FALL WHEATMS PLANTED
Stand Around Goldendalo Excellent.
Warm Weather Aids.
OOLnE.NDALB.. Wash.. Oct. (Special-)
Tha planting of Fall wheat haa
been completed and, according to reports
of the various farmers. It has sn ex
cellent stand. Th rains, followed by
warm days, hare hurried It along.
The first heavy frosts visited this sec
tion Tuesday night, and haa caused farm
era to start digging th potato crop. Th
apple have all been picked. Packing la
being carried on at the various orchard
aa well aa at th warehouse of th newly
Th union ha been Instructing a large
das In apple-packing, there being a
scarcity of expert packers. This work
la under th supervision of Mr. Hawley.
The apples for the National Apple Show
are rapidly being gathered. The exhibit
will consist of about 140 boxes of differ
PORT TO BE GIVEN
Commission to Be Denounced
and Retirement of Mem-
DOCK DEAL IS CENSURED
Investigation of Port of Portland
Commission to Include Pilotage
Policy, Bridge Question
and Other Affairs.
Seneca C Beach, who waa yesterday
elected chairman of th committee in
charge of arranging the programme
for a mass meeting, at which the Port
of Portland Commission will bo de
nounced and the retirement of ita
members demanded, has completed a
general list of the topic which are
to com up at that meeting for dis
cussion. The attempt to turn the public dry
dock over to the Oregon Drydock Com
pany, a subsidiary of the Willamette
Iron Works, will be discussed in de
tail. An effort will be made to show
that the Commission's policy in regard
to pilotage is not above reproach. Th
Commission's action In accepting the
bar tug Oneonta, which Is said to be at
leaat partially unseaworthy, and In pur
chasing other vessel ald to be not up
to standard, will be assailed, it is de
clared. The events which preceded and fol
lowed the granting of permission to
build the Harrlman and Hill bridges
will be laid open to the publlo gaze. The
question of supply contracts awarded
will be brought up. The position of tha
Board as regards popular control will
be explained and a solution advanced,
either by C W. Fulton or Martin 1
Pipes, attorneys for the North East
Side Improvement Club.
The committee does not propose to
deal with generalities. Affidavits will
be secured from persons who can shed
light on the letting of contracts for
supplies, on dredging operations and on
the fitness for service of certain ves
sels built or purchased for the Port
Efforts are now being made to get a
sworn statement testifying that W. H.
Corbett. head of the Willamette Iron
Works and the Oregon Drydock Com
pany, admitted at a meeting of a com
mittee of the Port of Portland Commis
sion in December last that the Pacific
Bridge Company, of which C F. 8wl
gert. president of the Port of Portland
Commission, la the bead, owns stock in
the Oregon Drydock Company, to which
It was proposed to lease the publlo
dock. Mr. Corbett !a alleged to have
aid at that time that this stock waa
given In payment for dredging.
The question of what dredge had per
formed the work In question was
brought up at yesterday's meeting.
Anything. In fact, which may in any
way reflect upon the Port of Portland
is to be given a thorough airing. In
cluding tha agreement for the con
struction of an extra deck for wagon
and pedestrian trafflo on the new Har
rlman bridge over the Willamette
River. It I contended by the element
which I now agitating for th removal
of the Commissioners that the Commis
sion exceeds Its authority In making
this arrangement with the railway
company, the contention being that
only the County of Multnomah has the
right to maka such an agreement.
A meeting of the organization com
mittee will be held In the assembly
room of th Commercial Club at 11:30
this morning, and a second conference
of the members of the programme com
mittee at a corresponding time Monday
at the same place.
PHONE RATES LEFT OUT
PACIFIC COMPANY IX FIRST RE
PORT OMITS SCHEDULE.
Expenses for Quarter $168,026 and
Revenue Over $211,089 City
to Ask Tax Charged.
For the first time the Pacific Tele
phone A Telegraph Company filed with
the city yesterday morning a financial
statement of the oompany' affairs. It
was the quarterly report, ending June
30, 1910, and shows the company to be
In a financially healthy condition.
The report says the operating .ex
penses of the plant for three months
amounted to (168,026.34, while the oper
ating revenue for the classified service
reached a total of $211,689.43. Addi
tional revenue from other souroea
amounted to $1003. SO for extra Inser
tions in the telephone directory and
miscellaneous equipment totalled
June 30 the company had 91$ stock
holder. Th assessed valuation of tha
personal property of the company for
thla year was $774,465. while the real
estate was assessed for $100,160. The
value of th property as estimated by
the oompany Is: For equipment $2,917,
$13.23, and for real estate, $165,976.94.
The par value ot the outstanding
capital stock of the company la $36,
000,000, and the funded debt was $26,
000,000. The company at that time held
stocks and bonds of other corporations
amounting to $16,986,361.79.
Common stock authorised and all out
standing stock amounted to 180,000
shares, with a par value of $100 a
share. Of preferred stock there were
320.000 shares authorized with a par
value of $100 a share. Of this only
180,000 shares were outstanding.
According to the report filed with
the Auditor, the company had 26,498
telephones in service June 30. These
entailed the use of 14,846 poles within
the city and $2,647.34 miles of wire.
Although the report goes into detail
conoernlng the kinds of telephones In
use and the total revenuesfrom them. It
failed to give the various rates charged.
As the rates are the more important
information desired by the city, the
company will beasked to supply them.
For 10 daya we offer one-fourth off on
ladles' man-tailored suits, silk petticoats,
silk waists, sweaters, coats, children's
dresses and coats: agents' prices on
Warner's, Thomson's and Redfern cor
sets, Gordon dye hosiery in silk lisle and
cotton. Th Allen Company, 415 Wash
ington, corner Eleventh.
"I have a world of confidence in
Chamberlain' Cough Remedy, for I
have used it with perfect success."
writes Mrs. M. I. Baa ford. Pooies villa,
Md. For al by all dealers.
WfIIP For Two Bits
The melting deliciousness
of the genuine old-fashioned
rich, deep pumpkin
pie, made from the recipe
of our grandmothers, will
be realized. Father H want
two pieces and then
some ; mother will revel in
it, and the boys will not
leave so much as a crumb !
Orders for family use
and Halloween gather
ings should be placed at
once, that none may be
This price is actually less
than the materials would
cost you; pumpkins from
Oregon farms by the car
load, country eggs and
pure milk in like propor
tions, make possible this
great Halloween treat at
the low price quoted, to
all who order in advance.
Order of either branch,.
268 Morrison or 360
Washington, for All Hal
loween, Monday, the
The Royal Bakery and Confectionery, Inc.
PROEBSTEL IS SUED
Lot Owners Bring Action to
Clear Property Title.
140.63 ACRES INVOLVED
Attorneys Declare Title Is Valid,
Holding Purchasers Are Inno
cent of Fraud and Ilold by
Suit against the Proebstel Land & Ad
justment Company to clear the Title to
140.63 acres in Upper Alblna, was Sled
In the Circuit Court yesterday by At
torneys Veazle & Veazle. the nominal
plaintiffs being Mansfield C. Strawn and
Helen C. Strawn.
The property Involved is described as
the north half of the Proebstel donation
land claim, the title having been in con
troversy for several years.
Attorney Veazle asserts positively that
the title Is good, for he says the undis
puted possession of this property for a
number of years has established the title,
even though there may be a question
over the legal heirs of Jane Proebstel.
In the Strawn complaint it Is alleged
that the Strawna have had adverse pos
session for SO years.
A to the statement of J. C. Proebstel
that the statute of limitations Is not
binding In case of fraud. Attorney A. L
Veazle said yesterday that this might
be the case if the fraud had been prac
ticed by the person holding title to the
land, but not otherwise. Proebstel de
mands that the property owners pay him
185 a lot to give them a clear title.
THIEF TO GO TO PEXITEXTIARY
J. E. McDonald Admits Stealing
Gun, Watch and' Clock.
J. E. McDonald was sentenced by Pre
siding Judge Cleland In the Circuit Court
yesterday afternoon to serve one year
in the penitentiary, having pleaded
guilty to a charge of theft from the
premises of Ping Ching. The theft took
place September 28. McDonald took a
watch, clock and breech-loading gun. C
Peterson was likewise indicted, but has
pleaded not guilty and will stand trial.
A. Schneider, A. T. Stearns and P. W.
Henderson were arraigned and pleaded
not guilty yesterday afternoon to a
charge of obtaining money under false
pretenses. They are alleged to have se
cured 1500 In cash and a S200 note from
H. E. Shipley and P. E. Gurm on Sep
tember 21 by selling them a two-thirds
Interest in the "Investment Corporation."
It is alleged they had no Interest in the
company, and therefore obtained the
$3405 or Estate Left.
The final report of Celia Lewis, ex
ecutrix of Leon H. Lewis' estate, was
submitted to the County Court yester
day for approval. It shows the re
ceipts have been $46,898.25 and the dis
bursements 148,492.32, leaving a bal
ance of 3405.93.
rolled, and it is expected to-get enough
to have two divisions. Dr. E. E. Straw,
Mayor of Marshfield, has been chosen
as senior lieutenant. H. C. Stone, who
came here as a representative of Com
mander McNulty, Is the Junior lieuten
ant. R. O. Graves is assistant pa
master,' Dr. E. Mingus past assists
sure-eon and Arthur Blanchard ensl
It is expected to secure about 150 me
bers of the Naval Reserve in this co'J
MRS. M0RLEYJS BURIED
Oregon City "Woman Leaves Large
Family to Mourn.
OREGON CITY. Oct. 28. (Special.) The
funeral services for Mrs. Sarah E.
Morley were conducted at the family
home in this city yesterday by Rev. A.
H. Mulkey, pastor of the Christian
She leaves the following children; Alva
Morley, Pendleton; Mrs. G. B. Hockett,
this city: Mrs Lena McNioh and Mrs.
Letba Kernan, Rencoe, Or.; Albert, Ida
and Nina Morley, of thla city. Mrs.
Morley also leaves the following brothers
and Bisters: Nathan Nott, Olex, Or.;
Henry Nott, McMinnville, Or.; John Nott,
Springfield, Or.; Frank Nott, Woodburn,
Or.- Allan Nott, Cleone, Or.; Harvey
Nott, Portland; Cary and Miss Tampa
Nott, Sublimity, Or.
Mrs. Morley waa born in Illinois in
1S57. She came to Oregon with her
parents when 14 years old. She was
married In 1878 to Elijah Morley, who
died here six years ago.
Marshfield Forms Xaval Reserve.
MARSHFIELD. On., Oct, 28. (Spe
cial.) Members are being secured for
a division of the Naval Reserve, which
Is to be organized on Coos Bay. So
far about 50 young men have been en-
News From the Greater
Meier Frank Store
"THE ANTLERS." a catchy, new two-step and march. Come
.- n i 1 n
ud to our fifth flooi
over by our pianists.
UJJ LV VUX JLlXbU aavtwa ... J ' jr B
lou il want il. irncea uaay at
Garden of Roses; That Tiddisher
Love;. Mendelssohn Tune; Under
the Ynm Yum Tree; I Love It;
Kid, You've Got Some Eyes; Any
Little Girl That's a Nice Little
Girl; Meet Me Tonight in Dream
land; Grizzly Bear Rag; That Lov
ing Traumer Rag; Tie Your Little
Bull Outside. Choose one from each.
1 5c the Copy Two for 25c
IF YOU CHOOSE ONE FROM EACH COLUMN
You Must Make Good to Me; Let's
Pretend; Superstitious Sadie, new;
Oh, My, Miss Mandy; Be a Bache
lor While You Can; Gee, I'd Like
a Girl Like You; Kimberly Rag;
Go On, Gooda Bye; Why Don't the
Band Play Dixie T When You
Dream of the Girl You Love, and
others, on sale at Ijc the copy.
Cixiol 1 CAVALIERA, a new Spanish Sere
OpeCiai at I JC nade; "IMAM," a Mohammedan Sere
nade; Little Puff of Smoke, Good Night, Mid the Roses; C
all specially priced for today's selling at only, the copy IOC
jr. 4.1 x Dtiv nr. 2000 C0Pies of Sheet Music, average
vJC tile rUUUU about 18 copies to the pound. Choose
the copies you want yourself, many of them recently sold nf
for 15o to 25c the copy, on sale today at, THE POUND
See regular announcement, last page, featuring Halloween Novel
ties, Men's Furnishings, Women's and Children 'b Underwear,
Men's Clothing, Children's Clothing, Shoes, Toilet Goods sale, etc.
Special Table d'Hota Dinner tonight. Phone for reservations.
Best Grade Lump Coal
$6.00 Per Ton
Delivered to Any Address Within the City Limits of Portland
, The Pacific Coal & Gas Company wish to announce to the publlo that
they have Bold the 900 tons of coal which they advertised they would
sell at $5.50 per ton, and the Company has decided to offer an addi
tional 500 tons at $6.00 per ton on the same basis as that sold at $6.60
per ton, which was only two tons to each customer at this price and
no orders will be accepted unless accompanied by the cash or check.
We are making deliveries of our coal to those who have ordered, and
we are printing for your Information some of the letters that have been
written to us by those who are now using the coal. We have many more
on file in our office and would be pleased to show them to you that you
may know the kind of coal this Is.
This order will positively cease as soon as the BOO tons have been
sold and" the price will then be advanced to $7.50 per ton, which prloe
will remain in force for the balance of the Winter.
If you wish to take advantage of this excellent opportunity to save
several dollars per ton on your coal, you will have to act at once as
this 600 tons will be sold very rapidly.
The following is a copy of some of the letters:
J. J. Folen.
O. K. Fltzslmmons.
COMMERCIAL AND REALTY CO.
OS Merchants Trust Building.
Portland, Oregon. ..
Phone Main 4076.
Portland, Or., Oct. 7, 1910.
Pacific Coal & Gas Co., 118-19 Commercial Club Bids.. Portland, Or.
Gentlemen: I am very particular about the coal I use, always buying;
the highest grades. A friend told me about your offer of two tons ac
a low price as a test. I am very glad I availed myself of that offer
and secured some of your coal. It is as good as any high-grade coal I
have ever used. It is clean, sootlesa. leaves little ash, fires quickly and
holds heat well. I consider that you have done me a great favor In
the service you have rendered. I will most certainly want mora of lb
iou are at liberty to use this letter as a sincere testimonial.
Yours very truly.
(Signed.) J- FOLKU.
Portland. Or.. Oct. 8, 1910.
Pacific Coal & Gas Co., Portland, Or.
Gentlemen: In reply to yours of the Sth will say that after trylns
your coal that It is a pleasure to me to recommend the same.
It burns well and does not clinker and leaves little ash.
It is the best coal that I have used In Oregon and I can cheerfully
recommend it. Sincerely yours. JAS. P. HAGADONE.
Portland, Or., 9-10-1910.
This Is to certify that the undersigned has purchased two tons of
coal from the Pacific Coal & Gas Co. of Portland and have tested lc
In our kitchen range, and find It to be Just as recommended, first-class
coal for a sort coal.
J. S. GREENFIELD.
491 Patton Road. Office phone.
Pacific Coal & Gas Company
Boom 218, Commercial Club Building.
Phone, Marshall 2581.
. ,, Three minutes
TO SALEM. 25 Cents
Calls to Salem and from Salem to Portland completed same
as local calls in Portland by our, new Two Number Service.
If you do not know telephone number of party wanted, call
"Information" and ascertain.
Try it and you will be pleased.
The Pacific Telephone & Telegraph Company
Beck Building, Seventh and Oak Streets.
AEW STPI3L. TWIX-SCREW
Steamships Prince Rupert and Prince George
LEAVES SEATTLE, WASH. SUNDAYS AXD THURSDAYS AT 2:00 P. M.
FOR VICTORIA, VANCOUVER AND PRINCE RUPERT.
Connecting- At Prince Rnprrt With the " S. S. Prince Albert" For Stewart
And Queen Charlotte Islands.
DAYLIGHT RIDE TO VICTORIA
Leave Vancouver, B. C. Northbound, 11:30 P. M., Mondays and Fridays;
Southbound, 2:00 P. M-. Saturdays and Wednesdays.
Meals and Berths Included North of Vancouver.
For Tickets and Reservations Apply to Local Railway Ticket Agents or
J. H. BT'RGIS. General Agent, 1st A v. and Yealer Way Seattle, Wash.