Amwvsf nrTVT a "x. rnifT i V 1 T T TT o 1 0l 1 ROADSTERS WIN GOOD FAST GAME Gresham Giants Defeated Handily by McCredie's Northwestern Players. J00O FANS ARE IMPRESSED Wlllitmi Introduces Thr Pitchers, Two Catcher ad Two Sets of Outfielders During Contest. Sensations Are Few. Introducing- three pitchers, two catch ers sad two sets of outfielders In ad dition to his regular Infield. Nick Wil liam seat his Portland Northwestern League club against the Gresham Giants yesterday afternoon at Recreation Park before about 1000 fans, and Nick's tour ists won br the modest score of 11 to S. it was the first game of the sea son and the first one Williams men bars played. The showing- of the men wsa pleasing enoug! to the fans. There were no fielding sensations: la fact It was rather the reverse, the soft ground making It bard to Judge a ground balL There were a good many boots, which swelled the run column. Bat at bat the Tourists shone. Wil liams recruits hammered the balls duhed np by Pitchers Coleman and ' Donaldson for a total of IS safe wal lops. Nick led the batting procession by getting five safe hits out of as many times at bat. One of these was a two base smash. Mensor made three bits. Thompson, a new outfielder, and Bill Waters each poled two safe ones. hollls First Pitcher. Babe" Hollls started to pitch and fceld Gresham scoreless and hltiess un til the last Inning of bis workout, when Anson got a single ever second base. He was supported behind the bat by Harris, who made an Impression by hie catching, but wee not very strong with the willow. Jesse Oarrett suc ceeded Hollls and worked for three Innings. Jesse lobbed the baU over the plate and trusted to his fielders. Three base hits were made oft him. but there wse do danger of sny runs. With Snooks to catrh for hlra. Alle gart went In to do his turn st twirl ing In the eighth. He met with mis fortune snd three bases on ball and a man bit by a pitched ball, coupled with en error, gave Ores bam three runs, their only scores of the game. It was the poor pegging of Snooks, too, that sided In scoring the Gresham men. On attempted double steals with men on first and third bases. Snooks threw the ball away, allowing two men to score.' Coleman'g Support Poor. Working against Williams' men was a pitcher In the pink of condition. This was Coleman, who Just returned from California last week, where he had been trying out with the Seals. He had poor support In the field, several costly errors being made behind hlra and sev eral hits could bare been cut off with faster fielding. Alex Donaldson es sayed to pitch the last Inning, and the way the Tourists batted him was ter rlMe. The Portland boys scored In the first, second, twice In the fifth, sgsln In the seventh and added the necessary num ber to make 11 In the elchth Inning. In the last Inning for the Portland bat ters, Meneor was safe on parrotfs muff ef Robinson's throw. Morgan walked and Thompson. Williams. Casey and Miller bit In succession snd Griffith messed up Snooks' grounder, count ing slg runs. The Tourists proved that they can play balk and their appearance, to the eves of the fans present, was good. The old men Williams. Casey. Speaa, Ort. Garrett and stensor were applauded as they took their turn at bat In the early part of the game. Judge MoCredle was an Interested spectator. Following Is the score in detail: PORTLAND. AB It V nor, as.... FT. If 4 Mirtsa. If..... 1 I -.vs:L rt J 0 Tttmpera. cf........ a t Wlilisms. lb 3 ni. h 1 1 ort. rf t 1 Mi:i. rf 1 wnrt b. .......... a o Karri, C ..- . . .- O Pnooka. e 3 o Koi.K. p.... 1 S i;rrtt. p 3 O All.seart. p 1 It s o & I 0 1 3 1 e o ro Totals , St It ORCSHAM. AB R IS 3 II Krt. e 4MDen. as. ........ 3 ABift. lb..... S rsrrotf, lb........... 4 llarrvce 4 onn-iia, :t ) ...r. If 3 M.rrII. rf Coi'fnan. p. S 1XM.4MO, p e Iraia 1 ro a e e of 11 to 11. The game was loosely plaved by both sides, which, together with the heavy bitting, made the large scores. In the first Inning, with three men on bases. George Austin, ehottsrop, who was at bat, was hit on the head with a pitched ball and rendered uncon scious. Archie Blair, a local amateur, filled his place at bat and pecked the next ball pitched on the nose for a safe hit. scoring two runs. Later In the game. Blair was also Injured, get ting a sprained ankle while sliding Into third base. The batteries: Camas. Wlnterbothara and Gleason: alontavllla Cubs, Myers and Heyworth. ESCITXES' WIX PRACTICE GAME Colombia University Defeated .by Score of t to S. The "Eschele" baseball team defeated the fast Columbia University team In a practice game yesterday at Co lumbia Park by a score of to 3. Ru pert, manager of the "Eschles." tried out bis two young and promising pltohers again and both did good work, allowing the Columbia boys to get a few scattered bits throughout the game. Although beaten by a big score the University nine is Improving daily, due to the coaching of George Ort. Brlggs. Ilenckle and Shea, who la a brother of the speedy Seattle back stop, carried off the batting honors of the day. "WEST TO PITCH FIRST BALL Governor Consents to Open Season for Portland Clab. Governor Oswald West last night In formed George S. Shepherd, of the Port land baseball club, that be would be In Portland to pitch the first ball on opening day. April IS. Mr. West was extended sn Informal Invitation to pitch the first ball by Judge W. W. Mc Credle, owner of the Portland club. One of the local official dignitaries will probably cafh. or attempt to catch, the first ball pitched. Councilman George B. Cellars pitched the first ball of the baeebsil season last year, and Mayor Simon attempted to catch It. SCUTE TO XIAXAGE OOCRTXEY Vancouver Soldier to Train for Com ln Battles. Private Andrew Courtney, of the First Infantry. U. 8. A who has aston ished Portland followers of the flstio game by his cleverness In Vancouver bouts, has placed himself under the management of Zlg Schye, sn experi enced trainer and manager. After working under the direction of Schye. Courtney will be ready for all comers at the light-heavyweight limit. Courtney weight about 179 pounds In ring attire. T.-S'e 14 T Baited tor OrilTlth tue ninth to aiag. SCORE BT IX.M.tOi Portias 1 1 1 1 It Hits I I 1 I 1 t IS Or-sosm .............. 0 a tin o e l e a i e i i ICXxUT. taalnga pitched By Colsmss T. by Doo-al-Uos I. br Hoi. la 4. by Gsirsll . br Aiis art ft. Huns vff CuUtnaa ft. off Uen:d on t. sff AlKseert ft. Kam hit Off Cole man 10. off Lxiaeldvoa g, off Hollle 1. ot Csrrstt ft, off AUtltMrl 1. Two-bi hlt- Winama. Wa!rs. bsssa an ball k9 Cole, tnsa 1. off Ioaa'dea 3, off Ajiert 3. ftrurk eui fcr V otma 3. br Ikds,41 1. Tnr Mollis 4. br Oarrett 3. ty Alt(art U Itit by pitched ba.l st"r. by Coleman. Itnoble pTe re Cole man to Parrot to Wen la Cua eto:sa fcss KslL Robinson. Wil lisana. Waters. Harrle (J. Hons. I Ed KaaJua. Time of cam 3 heura, I.VIIAXS HEAT RUSHERS, 16-0 Spokane Team Bats, Rons Bases and Scores at Will In Game. SPOKANE. Wash, April X. Special.) The Phoenix Lumber Company team put up a sorry exhibition to a small crowd this afternoon In a workout game with he Indians. They got one man as far as second, none farther, while the Indiana batted and ran bases st will. The ftnal score wss 1( to . The performance was short tor the amount of Incidents, being completed In 1 hour. 40 minutes. The batting of Bauer and Zimmerman. Tauschera baser-unnlng and the alee work of the three Spokane pitchers was a feature. CAMAS DEFEATS MOVTAVILLA Washington Town Nino Gets IS Rons to Portland Cobs' 13. CAMAS. Wash, April t. (Special) In a game full of excitement here thla afternoon the local nine, with Wluter ...... .ti.hi.v defeated the Monta- eotttsw - - Tllla Cuba, of Portland, by the score J Dallas Defeats Falls City. DALLAS. Or- April 1. .fecial.) The Falls City Baseball Team, which Is out for the Willamette Valley cham pionship, want down to defeat today at Falls City at the hands of the Dallas Baseball Team. The score was If to a. Tyron and 8haw were the battery for Dallas, and Ellis and Johnson, the bat tery for Falls City. More than 100 peo ple turned out to see the game. Vandcrbllt'e Brum Win. PArjS. April W. K. Vanderbllt'a Brume finished aecond In the Prix de Fountalnbleau. a 3-year-old event at 11 furlongs for a stake of $3000. at the Loogcbamps course today. GRAY SEES BIG FUTURE GREAT NORTITERX OFFICIAL DELIGHTED WITH OREGOX. Surer so r to 1L A. Jackson Arrives to Take tp New Duties Central Oregon to Bo Visited. Archibald Gray, newly appointed as sistant general passenger and freight agent of the Great Northern Railway for Fortland to succeed 1L A. Jack son, promoted to a higher position, ar rived la the city yesterday to take up his new duties. Mr. Gray spent a por tion of the day In seeking for a house to rent. He hopes to be located within a day or two ao that Mrs. Gray and daughter, Florence, a young lady of It. may proceed to housekeeping. Mr. Gray, when seen last night, said he was delighted to come to Port land. "I bars heard so much regarding the hospitality of this city." said he. '"Port land has certainly grown and Its rapid development la a surprise to me. Of course my work here will be largely of the same character as I have been performing, and while I am not ac quainted with this field. I hope to be come so. I shall make a trip into Cen tral Oregon Just as soon as I can. I have great faith In that country and feel tha It la going to be a greater feeder for our line. It can not fall to be otherwise than a good wheat pro ducing country. Take the Wenatchee country for Instance. Only a short time ego they were shipping three hun dred cars of fruit, but last year they shipped 1.000. It Is a but a sample of what a new country does when It la developed. HOYT WANTS HARM FESTIVAL HEAD WOCLD IX. CREASE 6OCIETT FCXD. Celebration Fre1drn Declares Col lection Is Difficult and That "Best Show" la Aim- Denying that there Is any serious con troversy between the Portland Rose So ciety and the Rose Festival Association. Ralph W. Uort. president of the Festival organisation, said yesterday that the only question to be taken Into consideration was that of raising sufficient funds to conduct the Festival. He said the asso ciation was making every effort to raise more money than last year that more elaborate features could be arranged. -On account of the unusual drain made on Portland cltlsena this year for money for charitable work, guarantee funds for conventions and other purposes, it must be remembered that It Is not easy to raise as lsrge smounts as we could use." said Mr. Hort. "In the circumstances. I think we are doing well, and we hope to hare more funds this year that we can Increase the appropriation as desired by the Portland Roae . Society. If we could see our way clear, we would be glad to raise the appropriation to S0iO tor the society. "If we want to have the best show this year, we will have to receive the co operation and support of the people of Portland. We want to work with the Portland Rose Society, and hope that It will realise what the present situation Is and will co-operate with us In making the coming show the finest la tt history, of the city." UU TO CONFER WITH EMPLOYERS Past Settlements Give Reason to Expect Adjustment, Says Organizer. PRINTERS TAKE ACTION Request of Compositors In Job Of fices for Support In Movement for Increase of $3 a Week Is Refused. Members of the Portland Typograph ical Union yesterday authorised the ap pointment by Percy R. Co burn, presi dent of the organisation, of a confer ence committee, to meet with a like committee, representing the employing printers, to consider further the In creased wage scale that has been de manded for linotype operators. The re quested advance averages about T8 cents a day. .Employing printers have refused to grant It. - pending the result of the proposed conference, the course to be pursued by the printers through their organisa tion will not be determined. At yesterday's meeting of the Typo graphical Union, representatives of the printers employed In Job printing Of fice asked the union lo Indorse a movement by this class of workmen to have their scale Increased from IIS. 60 to US. 89 a week. After a thorough dis cussion, the union refused to get be hind the Job printers In their proposed demand. "Thire Is no'.hlng to be said concern ing the situation, so far as the working printers are concerned." said Will F. Daly, state organiser for the Typo graphical Union, following yesterday's meeting. "We have authorised the ap pointment of a committee to meet with the employing printers. A conference mill be arrganged and the situation thoroughly considered. "We do not expect any difficulty In reaching a satisfactory agreement. All differences between employing printers and their employes In the past have been settled amicably through the med ium of Just such a conference as is pro posed at this tima We expeot a settle ment agreeable to both sides. This will Insure a continuation of the amicable relations now existing between em ployers and employes." RIGLER ISJjONOR GUEST Superintendent of Portland Pabllo Schools Is Feted. More than 160 guests assembled In the Portland Hotel Saturday night ul at tended a banquet given by the principals of Portland publio schools In honor of Frank Rlgler, superintendent. The oc casion was an enjoyable. Informal one. Those present Included the wlvea of the aohool principals, members of the Board of Education, and personal friends of the guest of honor. Music was rendered by the girls' chorus of Washington High School, the male chorus of Jefferson High School, and the Portland Hotel orchestra. President Kerr, of Oregon Agricultural College, and President Ackerman. of Monmouth Normal School, were to have attended but were unavoid ably detained elsewhere. Ls R. Aldermsui. State Superintendent of Schools. Spoke on "The Sweepings From a New Proom"; President Camp bell, of the University of Oregon, on Salary or Wagi-sT': R. 1 Sabln. of the Board of Education, on "Agriculturists or Farmers?": W. D. Fenton, on "FranR Rlgler, Superintendent of SV-hools," and L N. Flelschner. of the Board of Edu cation, on "Portland's Prospects." Superintendent Rlgler. who has been superintendent of schools here for the last 16 years, spoke on The Portland of Twenty Tears Ago." The toasunaater was 8. F. Ball, principal of Arleta school. TAX PENALTY RUNS SOON Today Lost Day for Payment to Avoid Added 1 0 Per Cent. , Today la tha laat day this year to pay taxea In Oregon without being obliged to cay the penalty of 10 per cent and an additional 1 per cent a month. Approximately $5,000,000 In taxes has so far been collected In Multnomah County this year by Sheriff Stevens. With the rebate added, this clears the booke of $5 2SO.O0O. The total tax roll for Multnomah County Is IS.400.000. One of the largest sums paid this year was the tax of the Portland Rail way. Light A Power Company, amount ing to 1217.000. Chief Deputy Boyer. of the tax department of Sheriff Stev ens office, said yesterday that some of thejarge real estate firms were making halt payments of their taxes this year mora than last year. "The most of the taxpayers have taken the benefit of the rehatev however," he said. "We have served the publio as well as we could In our cramped quarters. We expect to be In the new Courthouse be fore the Panama Canal opens, and as soon as we have moved will be better able to accommodate the taxpayers." Y. M. C. A. MENT0 DEPART J. C Clark and C. A. Steele to Take Posts In Orient. J. C Clark, secretary of the boys de partment of the Portland Toung Men's Christian Association, and Clarence A. Steele, assistant business secretary or tne T. M. C A. In Oregon and Idaho, will go to the Orleqt thla FalL Mr. Steele will engage In association work In Pekln. and Mr. Clark will cet up a model boys' department In a large city In Japan. Mr. Steele'a position will probably be In the International business office of the asso ciation In Pekln. J. W. Palmer, also a local association secretary, was asked recently to take a position In Hongkong, to work there among the English. He declined to ac cept. ' M. A. Keee. now at Canton. China, and J. Merle Davis, of Nagasaki. Japan, went there from the Pacific Northwest. BENEFIT PLAY PLANNED Students of Gillespie) School to Act ' for Charity. Under the direction of the Gillespie School of Expression a benefit enter tainment will be given in the Wood men of Woodcraft Hall, st Tenth and Taylor streets, next Friday night. The proceeds will be given to a deserving poor family. The progratnma Is: Read- Prinrinnl Portland Agents for "Vtidor" PorcH Shades and Hammocks Manicuring and Hair Pressing2d FlporrOptical Pegjgp Main Floor The Greater Olds; Wortman&HinR' Store 2d WeeK cf Annual Toilet Goods Fair SHOE SHINING v PARLORS NOW OPEN.IN BASEMENT FOR WOMEN AND MEN 25c Packer's Tar Soap, the cake 14c 10c Palm Olive Soap at, the cake 6c 10c Honey Soap for only, cake 7p Assorted $1.00 Perfumes, ounce 39 50c Pompeiian Massage Cream 29 75c Pompeiian Massage Cream 53 $1.00 Pompeiian Massage Cream 65c 35c Peroxide Cream, special at 19 25c Zodenta Tooth Paste at only 1 7$ 25c Assorted Tooth Powders at 12c? 25c Mennen's Talcum Powder at 15 Piver's $1.25 Face Powder for 98 10c California Medicated Soap at 8c Woodbury's 25c Facial Soap at 14ft RENTAL AND EQUIPMENT BUREAU -NOW OPEN ON 3D FLOOR HOUSES FOR RENT 35c Ribbons 22c 45c Ribbons 29c Dainty Ribbons for Easter, and the best values we could possibly get together; 500 pieces in one lot; extra quality, satin striped, Marie Antoinette Ribbons, in black and white and all wanted shades; Cve22c inches wide; regular 35o values, at, the yard-''-' Novelty Ribbons Thousands of yards of the newest effects in Dresdens, plaids and fancy checked ribbons, in widths from 4 to 5y2 inches; every desirable 29c color and combination; values to 45c yard, at eSeev, 7500 yards of all pure Silk Ribbons; 4-inch taffetas, in every wanted shade; good, heavy quality, suit- 1 A kio fn fiw r.iirrw-is : trnnA 20e values, special f -1 I B ' Toilet Paper By the Roll or Doz. New Century brand S-oz.OC-rolls; teg. 5c, for 3c; dozen Egyptian Tissue, 750 sheets to the roll; regular 7d grade, 4o aj-r roll, or the dozen 6n sale at" Silver Leaf, 1000 sheets to the roll ; regular ; 10c, special C 6c the roll, or the dozen for Pontiac brand, 1000 sheets to the roll, 12y2o quality, 7c or-yCJ,. the dozen rolls for only ' Ozaco brand, 2000 sheets to the roll; regular 15c grade f( at 9o, or dozen rolls ipiaW Garden Tools Are Reduced Reg. $3.5Q Lawn Mowers at $2.95 5Pc Lawn Rakes for 35c It's Gardentime and all proud Portlanders are lend ing a hand for a "City Beautiful." Well do our part toward the good work by offering unusual low prices on high-grade Garden Tools of all kinds. Easy running', 3-blade, 14-inch Lawn Mower. Our regular $3.oo J Q Q C seller, special for this sale D.s70 50c Lawn Bakes, special at 3o 25c Garden Hoes, special at lv-p 75c Long -Handled Shovel, o $6.50 Garden Hose, spec! $5.85 30c Grass Hooks for only 25 50c 3-piece Floral Sets only 35d $7.50 Garden Hose, 50-f t. $6.5Q 65c Lawn Sprays for only 55 5c Garden Trowels for only 3 7c Weeding Hooks for only 5 5QO Pairs Imported $5 to $9 Values for 3.49 A discontinuance sale of fine imported Lace Curtains in 25 different designs. Some represent our best pur chases of last season, but as we have extensive ship ments soon to arrive from a new mill, we will make a grand effort to close out these lines before the new ones arrive. The Sale comprises $5 striped scrims, $6 Irish points, $6.50 fancy taped, $7.00 filet Renaissance, $7.50 Cluny lace, $8.50 Italian filets and $9.00 appliqued scrims, Battenbergs and Brussels lace curtains. All these remarkable values are shown in pleas- CO AQ ing patterns and offered special at, pair H-'' 12QO Pairs Curtains $2.5Q to $3.5Q Curtains $1.19 S3.QO to $5.QO Curtains $1.59 12 pairs of Nottingham', and Cable Net Curtains are priced at about one-third of the regular prices. "We purchased 10 cases of these from one of America's largest curtain mills. These curtains would not pass in spection as first grades, but it would take an expert to discover it. We bought them at our own price and place them on sale, $2.50 to $3.50 values C 1 CO for $1.19; $3.00 to $5.00 values for only p S2.5Q Tea Kettles $1.65 $1.10 Crumb Sets for 75c In the Kitchen Goods Store, third floor, a sale of extra heavy Copper, Nickel-plated Tea Ket- C fC ties, with secure handles; reg. $2.50 values Crumb Sets Tray and Scraper, heavy brass nickel plated, with ebonized handle scraper; K?11- 75c far $1.10 set, priced during this sale for only $2 Gloves $1.59 Women always manifest delight in our glove sales. For this week we have carefuDy prepared a sale which will be of unusual interest, coming as it does just before Easter. Our famous Alexandre Gloves, made of the real French kid, three-clasp, overseam Styles, in a great variety of colors. These will be fitted with our ? CO usual guarantee of satisfaction; $2.00 values, special Se-eV Reg. S3.5Q S11K Gloves $1.29 a Pair R.eg. $1.25 Chamois Gloves 48c Pair Misses S1.5X Gloves at 49c a Pair 2000 pairs of 16-button Silk Gloves go in this disposal ; hand somely embroidered in neat pat terns; colora are black, white, navy, brown, sky, pink and many other shades; regu- J OQ lar $3.50 vals., pair ?.e6. Women's natural color chamois Gloves, pearl buttons, spear backs; $1.00 and $1.23 IP values, special, the pair Girls' and Misses' Real Kid Gloves, in all colors; and $1.50 values, at, pair"' $20.00 Waists $8.95 These may be called "Waists extraordinary" for nothing we can say adequately conveys any concep tion of their marvelous value. A seasonable offer ing for today only. Beaatiful dress waists, suit able for social functions. The materials employed are French crepes, Marquisettes, and sheer lingerie fabrics, trimmed in Irish, Valenciennes and cluny laceu, or hand-crochet motifs inset in bacK and front. Long or short sleeves. A complete line of sizes from 34 to 44 and unusual values to $20.00 each. Special for today at $8.95 a. ii i- l II - : ; . ii lng-a "The Little Stowaways." V. II. tent; "Church Muelo." "A Good Horse but Thin." "It's Nobody'a Business." A. W Watklne; The Chariot Race." from Ben Hur. J. E. Hitchcock: "Danny." A. R. Lettow; "The Piper's Pay." com edy, by the following cast Mra. John Barton. "Peg-fry." Miss Signe Lack; Mrs. Charles Dover, "Mabel," Miss May Pendergrase; Mra. Hereford-Carr. Miss Christine Anderson: Miss Freda Dick son. Miss Charlotte Banfleld: Mary Clark, a detective. Miss Bertha Serr; ErPlyn Evans, e reporter. Miss Helen ! Dewey; Katie, ev maid. Miss Josephine Beach. Hotel Chimney Afire. The Fire Department was called ont Saturday night to quell a fire In the chlmn.y of the Alexander Hotel at 131H Tenth street- The burning aoot was drowned out quickly. Edlefsen Fuel Company has the best country slab and block wood. Both phones. arsMaBassseassiBeeeasseeaaaBM'es Sip THE ADDITION WITH CHARACTER LAURELHURST POINTS THE WAY it PflAnU whrt mv home sites in Portland are becoming more exact ing every day they demand more for their money than they did a few years atro and they are entitled to more. They demand that the district in' which they buy shall have all the improvements necessary to health and comfort. In Laurelhurst btiyers of home sites not only have the improvements that make for health and comfort, but the addition is so highly im proved that it is a positive luxury to live there. . If you have not seen Laurelnurst you should it will be a revelation to you. Take Rose City Park, East Glisan-street or Montavilla cars. It does not require much money to buy a Laurelhurst lot $900 and up, 10 per cent cash, 2 per cent a month. If you build a home we will discount the lot price 15 per cent. Laurelhurst is Portland's premier residence property. SEE MEAD & MURPHY, Sales Agents, 522 Corbett Bldg. Phones Main 1503, A 1515. --TV-:A8s Twenty it. "3?SLf" minutes V ' -V Hfvr I M orthea8ter- 1 : U wiSw! ! I v''"S CItynpr'k m no. e f "WHY" You'll want to live in Beaumont ' Ornate cluster gas lights will be used for street illu mination ; eight-inch water mains and bitulithic street pavement are assured. Beaumont Land Company OWNERS Gronad Floor, Board of Trade Bldgr- 84 Fourth street! Phones. M. 8900 and A 1163. Tract Office. E. 45th and Sandy Road, with snaa there dally after 10 A. M.