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PORTLAND, OREGON, MONDAY, MAY 6, 1912.
PRICE FIVE CENTSL
VOL. LII- NO. IG,02.
FEZZES DRAW NINE
INTO WiLD MELEE
RHODES TAKEN AT
POINT OF BAYONET
SAVED BY BRAVE
OF OHIO PLANNED
EYE OF RABBIT IS
GRAFTED IN MAN
GERMANS PLAN NEW
DASH THROUGH SEA
1MTIATIOX SIIRIXKKS RKSEXT
JOKK, STAB JOKER.
COHXF.A OF A XI. MAI RESTOUES
SIGFIT TO HUMAX.
HOME IIEATtS PARTICULARS OF
Vosburg's Worn Crew
Taken Off Wreck.
CROWDS CHEER RESCUERS
Lifesavers Conquer Barrier of
Breakers at Great Risk.
STEAMER'S HULL CRUSHED
Constant Pounding of Craft Upon
plt at Xrhalcm Cues Water
to Flood float Two Men
on Barge Saved.
BAT CITT. Or.. May 5. (Special.)
Whll heavy seas broke reeatedlv
over the steamer Vosburg. branded
slne last Friday on the outh spit a
the entrance, of the Nehalem Rtver. th
Government life-saving crew from
Garibaldi today succeeded In taking off
Captain Krlckson and seven mrmbors
of his crew, and a!.o took two men
off of the barge Nehalem. which wax
at anchor In a perilous position nearby,
The rescue wai accomplished against
tremendous odds. A heavy wind, which
vros tat night, had kicked op a rough
. A hole had been broken In the
bottom of the Vosburg and water waa
pouring In. while creat comber re
peatedly swept orer the vessel, com
pletely submerging her.
Iteaeae la Haaardvna.
Twice the lifeboat was capsized while,
en route to the wreck, but the crew
righted It and kept on. Great difficulty
was encountered after arrival at tite
wreck In getting the Bailors ft. but
on br one they leaped, some Into the
boat, which threatened momentarily to
dash against the steamer, and oth
Into the sea. where they were picked
u. finally all were taken ashore
safely, amid frantic cheer of a bun-
c.ed residents of Nehalem and the Til
lamook Bay district, who had gathered
on the shore to witness the attempt.
The rescued are: Captain Krlckson.
Steve Baureguard. engineer, of Tort
land; William Campbell, second engi
neer, .of Tillamook; Fred Tulta, first
mate. f Astoria: L. Campbell, steward.
of Portland: M. Ferguson, fireman, of
B.y City: J. If. Whltaker. fireman. of
Portland: George Grief, sailor, of Port
land: George Smith, sailor, of Port
land: A. Milton, sailor, of Tortlanii
The two last named were taken from
the barge Nehalem.
raa tfaassaeT Wrtrk.
t'aptain Krlckson had hoped that he
could keep his crew on board the Vos
burg. pending an effort to be made to
night to float her off at high tide. A
Una had been passed to the steamer
yesterday and a tug from Astoria waa
Last night, however, the wind rose
and seas were soon flooding the Vos
burc from stem to stern. A great wave
rocked her against a rock and hole
waa torn In ber bottom, through which
water began to pour. A gasoline tank
waa thrust Into the opening, but did
not atop the water entirely. The cab
ins and engine-room became flooded
and the fires ' went out. The crew
were drenched and It waa found im
possible to cook In the galley.
This waa the situation when morn
Ins; dawned today. It was feared the
Vosburg might break up. and so Cap
tain Krlckson signaled to the life-saving
crew, who had been waiting on the
beach, half a mile away, since Friday,
and the rescue waa accomplished.
Craft May He Saved.
Captain Erickson Is now directing
preparation for a final effort, which
will be rrade at flood tide at Z A. M,
to drag toe Vosburg Into deep water.
A line from the steamer to the Jetty
has been attached to a donkey engine,
which, with the assistance of the tug.
win supply tha power for the attempt.
It la thought the barge, Nehalem la
safe In her position, but the rough sea
today made the position of the men
who were on board dangerous, so they
were taken ashore with the others.
A large number of fishermen are as
sisting Capta'n Krlckson and his crew
In their efforts to save the vessel. The
Vosburg was moved 10 feet at high tide
today, but did not come off the spit.
WrtF.CKEI CRAFT WELL BOLT
Vosburg Constructed Especially to
Withstand HeaTy Pounding.
The steamer Geo. R. Vosburg. which
Is ashore at the entrance to the Ne
halem Hirer. Is owned by the Wheeler
Lumber Company of Portland, and was
built for the purpose of operating from
l'ortland to Nehalem. With expecta
tion of often striking on the Nehalem
bar and running on the sand spits that
shift around its entrance her construc
tion was particularly strong. This ex
r tatlon often came true, as It was
rarely that she did not strike bottom
on every passage, either going In or
During the 1! years of her existence
she lias been a money-maker and has
more than paid for herself. At times
she has had a passenger license, but
generally not. although she was al
lowed to carry passengers without pay.
While the Lvtle road was building from
Forest Grove Into Tillamook County,
the Geo. R. Vosburg In one year was
paid 110."'") for carrying explosives
and railroad material, this being In ad
dition to the regular business of the
Three filrl and Six Men In H'lil
on Mrcct in Which One Man
Is Fatally Wounded.
I.OS AXCEI.KS. May S. (Special.)
Revause he Joked three strangers wear
ing Piiper fexses In imitation of those
worn by the shrlnrrs on the street this
afternoon. Frank Y eager la dying in the
receiving hospital from three tiecp
talis inflicted by one of the trio. j
In company with Percy Cannon and j
Albert Hull and three girls whoe .
names tiie police have not ascertained.
Teager was walking on East Fourth
street when he met the three men. He
made some Joking remark about their
l:ea-l3ear. the trio retorted angrily and
In a few minutes the entire nine were
embroiled In a quarrel.
Tliey passed some distance along the
street, still in a loud dispute. In front
or a store on East Fourth street the
men began to exchange blows. A few
seconds later one of the strangers ran
away, bleeding profusely from a wound
In the face, and Teager fell to the
At the receiving hospital It was
found that he had been stabbed in the
hark. In the right and in the left side,
all wounds made with a long-bladed
knife and one penetrating the lung.
MRS. ZERALDAHAYDEN DIES
Pioneer Oregon Wpinan of 1832
Succumb at Age of 81.
SALEM. Or.. .May S. (Special.) Mrs.
Zeralda Ulbson Hayden, widow of Ben
Harden, who waa one of the most prom
inent pioneer attorneys of the Wtl'nm-
ette Valley. Is dead at her home in this
Mrs. Hayden was a pionoer of 1S2
and widely known. She was 1 years
old. Her husband died two yeara ago.
Mrs. Hayden was born In Pike County.
Ho. March II. 1S31. She waa married to
Ken Hnydrn in 1832 and crossed tha
plains In the same year, locating In
Polk County, Or. where she resided
for a number of years, later removing
to Salem with her family. She Is sur
vived by two sons. William and Slc-
Clellan. both of this city.
The funeral services will b held at
the residence. E74 North Fifteenth
street, tomorrow, at 2 P. M. Rev. Barr
G. Lee will officiate, the burial being
at the Odd Fellows' Cemetery in this
IDAHO TREASURY BULGES
State Collecting Interest at Rate of
$205 a Pay.
BOISE. Idaho. May 5. (Special.)
Idaho Is In an excellent condition
financially, according to the report of
O. V. Allen. State Treasurer, covering
the month of April and the first four
months of 112. From January 1 to
April 30. a total of 122,37;.;? in Inter
est waa paid into the treasury from the
money the state has loaned. The Inter
est earnlnga for April and the first
four months of this year break all
former records. In April interest was
collected at the rate of J205.40 a day.
There Is In the Treasury of Idaho to
day exactly .2.0S2.46S.J. divided
among 7: different funds. A biennial
appropriation Is made for various state
departments to carry them over the
two years intervening between the last
session of the Legislature and the next
regular session, and deficiencies are
prohibited by law. Despite this law
deficiencies exist in many Instances.
METHODISTS WANT LOAN
Aberdeen Church Would Finish New
Building Before Fall Rains.
ABERDEEN. Wash.. May 5. (Spe
cial.) Hoping to finish Its new build-
ng before the rainy weather sets in
his Fall, the First Methodist Church,
of this city, la trying to negotiate a
oan of from $8000 to 110.000 at t per
rent Interest. The church baa enough
money subscribed to complete the edi
fice but these funds come in slowly and
according to J. . McQueen, pastor.
he congregation la anxious to place a
arge crew or men to worn at once to
complete the building. Without the
oan. the building may not be complete
before the Full rains.
The church is now about half com
plete, and when finished will be the
inest In the city. It will cost approxi
mately H0. 000.
KENNEWICK PLANS BIG DAY
Town to Make Jury 4 Celebration
One to Be Remembered.
KENXKWICK. Wash.. May . (tpe-
laL) Kennewlck ulll have the big
gest celebration ever hld In this sec
tion of the state on Ji.ly 4. The com
mittee having char-He of the affair haa
raised more than II 000. and more Is In
sight. Free boats to the up-and-down-rlver
points will bring hundreds of
visitors, and special trains to Benton
City and Proeser will carry more.
A big feature, of the day will be the
Mardl Gras for three hours In the
evening, when I'rir.ces Kennewlck will
b crowned Queen Kenewlck of the Co
lumbia. Phe. will be chosen by popu
lar vote and will be given a diamond
ring valued at $130.
CONVICT LABOR REJECTED
Josephine County Court Declares
Maintenance Too Costly.
GRANTS TASS. Or.. May S. (Spe
cial.! The County Court has turned
down the proposition of Governor West
to furnish convicts to work upon the
The court deemed that convicts
would cost too much for the amount of
lab'ir returned to the county, as the
county would have to buy beddins,
ramping outfits and board the men. all
of which would cost a large amount of
President Starts on
DAY'S WORK IS 14 SPEECHES
Managers Declare Fight Vir
tually Has Been Won.
HOPE HELD FOR MARYLAND
Colonel Declared to Have Passed
Stage Where Chance Exist of
WASHINGTON. May S. President
Taff, after a brief rest from the whirl
wind finish of the Maryland primary
campaign, left today at 4:10 o'clock for
a three days' campaign In Ohio. His
train Is scheduled to arrive at Cincin
nati at 10 o'clock tomorrow night.
On Wednesday the President will
undertake the most extensive speech
making day of his career, being sched
uled for 14 addresses between' :35 in
the morning and 10:25 at night, begin
ning at Batavta and closing at Co
lumbus, lie will return to Washington
Thursday afternoon. -
The first speech of tomorrow will be
made at Nelaonvllle, O. He will spend
Monday night with his brother, Charles
P. Taft, and remain in Cincinnati until
Wednesday morning. He will make no
public speeches there.
Maaagera Claim Marylaad.
The Taft campaign bureau today Is
sued a statement declaring that the
developments of the week had brought
the President within reach of his goal.
"Massachusetts spoke the deciding
word and carried the campaign for re
notnlnatlon beyond the critical stage,"
the statement continues. "With 26 of
the Bay State's If votes conceded to
the President and with 46 of the 74
delegates elected in the course of the
week instructed for or pledged to him.
President Taft Is now within easy reach
of victory. The week's accessions
brought his convention strength to 466.
Maryland Victory Predicted.
"Maryland Is expected to give him
It more. Nevada and Arkansas have
gone through the preliminaries that
will give him 34 more; Washington,
Idaho and Arizona are in sight with 28
more; the Texaa preliminaries point to
Taft control of a large majority of the
atate's delegation of 40 all of which,
without taking Into consideration what
the President may obtain In California.
Kansas, Wyoming-, Montana, Ohio, Min
nesota, New Jersey, North Carolina and
other district conventions which are
certain to give him bis share, bring
him considerably beyond the total of
640 which will be required to nomi
nate at the Chicago convention in June.
"Mr. Roosevelt now bas 232 votes
pledged or Instructed; so If he were to
get all that are yet to be chosen ex-
(Concluded on Pave
rerfect Vision Regained by Opera
tion In Hospital Patient Blind
Before Surgeons Work.
NEW TOKK, May 5. (Special.) In
the current number of the Journal of
the American Medical Association is
told how the cornea of a rabbit's eye
was grafted upon the eye of a patient
in a hospital. The cornea graft is per
fect and clear and vision is rest
according to the article in the Jo
The history of the case shows that
there waa almost complete destruction
of the cornea of the right eye and the
patient was entirely blind when taken
to the hospital. The eye was properly
conditioned, the pupil dilated and the
cornea removed. In describing the op
eration the article declares that under
local anaesthesia the cornea was com
pletely excised, except one-sixteenth of
an inch and the cornea of a rabbit s
eye was cut to the size of the excised
area. Stitches were then taken in the
membrane which unites the globe of
the eve with the eye-lid and drawn
over the graft to hold It In place.
CRICKEN SEASON IS OPEN
Captain Defeat Vice-Captain
Score of 9 1 to 64.
The Portland Cricket Club had
most successful opening Saturday.
The first match of the season, cap
tain versus vlce-captaln, waa played
and was won by the captain's team. 91
to 64. Some very good cricket was
shown for so early In the season. C.
S. Greaves played a splendid all-round
game, bowling and batting In mid-season
Captains C. S. Oresves, run out. 18: T
Evans, bowled Brown. I: A. K. Mackenzie,
rausht Jam", bowled Brown. 3: J. Fendtner.
bowled James. O; J. J. Churchley. not out.
SO; u. Hhlpley. run out. 7; K. Dickenson,
bowled Thomas. 11; E. Kcnwlclt. bowled
Gray. 8: E. Smith, run out, S; J. Sinclair,
bowled Atkinson. 0: F. Tuttlc. bowled At
kinson. 10; extras. 8. Total. 91.
Vlce-captalns A. James, bowled Greaves,
1: J. Atkinson, bowled Fenwlr.k. 2; J. Brown,
caught Wckenson. bowled Greaves. 5; L
Thmnan, bowled Greaves. 4: H. Wheeler,
bowled t'hurrhler. 10: P. Henderson. !
before wlrket, bowled Cmirohley, 2; G.
Unr, caught and bowled Greaves. 1"; J.
Fear, run out. 10: B. Jones, bowled Fen
wlrk. 6: A. Churchley. bowled Greaves, 3:
E. E. Gydsted. not out. 0; extras. 0. Total 64.
FRUIT PLANT IS BUILDING
vr Process Company Stalls AVork
on Project at Sheridan. "
SHERIDAN, Or.. May 5. (Special.)
Work on a new fruit-drying- plant em
bodying the so-called "fruit-fresh"
process at Willamlna has begun and the
$10,000 plant will be completed by the
time the local farmers are ready to
Following the sale of the last share
of stock, work has begun. A site op
posite the residence of Mayor Sliort
rldge. which has warehouse rie?hts on
the Sheridan & Willamlna Railroad, waa
selected. The foundation is already
laid. The buildings will be completed
within the next 60 days.
The stock of the company was nearly
all purchased in Willamlna. The enter
prise Is being promoted by Colonel
Snuffer, of Tillamook. The contract
ins agent for the plant will arrive this
week and begin negotiations with the
It Is planned to handle strawberries,
cherries, loganberries and beans, peas
SOET OF DARWINIAN PROCESS OF NATURAL
Veteran Is Sent to
Court at London.
STARTLING COUP EXPECTED
O Library 18N0V1J
Neutrality in Italian-Turkish
War to Be Ended?
SITUATION IS DELICATE
Growing Popularity of Britain in
Constantinople Xotcd, Result
ing Partly From Attitude
as to Dardanelles.
LONDON, May 5. (Special.) The
announcement of the appointment of
Baron Marschall vor. Blebersiein as
German Ambassador at London, or
rather his transfer from Constantino
ple here, and retirement of Count
Wolff-Metternich, attracts universal
attention. It Is interpreted as having
"It would not surprise those who
know him," says one commentator, "if
the appointment of Von Biebersteln
does not mark the beginning of a new
epoch in the relations between Eng
land and Germany. Anyway, his pres
ence In London must tend to solve
some vital problems In the East aa well
as the West."
Ability la Folly Recognised.
Baron von Biebersteln's reputation
Is well known here and his ability and
strength of character are fully rec
ognized. Included In the gossip arising from
the Baron's removal from Constanti
nople a story is printed that Baron
Palavichini. Austrian Ambassador to
Turkey will leave Constantinople Im
mediately for Vienna. The departure
of the two diplomats at the same time
has created a belief in Constantinople
that Germany has decided to change
her atirude of neutrality "betwene Italy
and Turkey and co-operate with Aus
tria In the, inteersts of Italy. A start
ling coup Is not unlikely.
Britain Popular la Turkey.
Germany's reported revocation of
her policy ia ascribed to Turkey's in
creasing disposition to rely on the
support and advice of England, whose
popularity at Constantinople, it Is said
has lately grown by leaps, and bounds
This is partly due to a statement by
members of the English Cabinet in
the British Parliament that England
supported Turkey's right to close the
LOXDOX REQUIRES BEST JLAX
German Relations With Britain of
BERLIN, May 5. (Special.) The an
nouncement Is made unofficially, but
apparently from reliable sources that
Baron Marschall von Belberstein, Ger-
(Concluded on Page 2.)
(Sovernor, Being Without Means of
Resistance, Abandons Control,
but Under Protest.
ROME. Msy 5. According to official
dispatches from Rhodes, capital of the
Island of Rhodes, which the Italian
forces seized yesterday. troopB were
landed some distance from the city.
They immediately advanced, driving
the Turkish troops before them at the
point of the bayonet.
In the meantime Admiral Viale sum
moned the Governor of the city to sur
render. The Governor replied that he
possessed no means of resistance and
accordingly abandoned the control of
the city under protest. He added that
he had no power to issue orders to the
garrison, which, however, shortly aft
erward retired to a position outside
the city. The warships promptly
shelled the Turkish soldiers who with
drew and the Italian colors were
hoisted over Rhodes.
The Italians lost five wounded in the
brief engagement. The Turks are be
lieved to have sultered heavily. Fifty
of them were made prisoners.
WEST SILENT AS TO PLANS
Governor Says. However, There Will
Be Xo Paid Prison Head.
SALEM. Or., May 5. (Special)
"There will be no paid superintendent
of the State Penitentiary," declared
Governor West today when asked
again what course will be pursued rel
ative to Superintendent James.
Reports have been rife that the Gov
ernor would sive Superintendent
James the complete discharge tomor
row; that the superintendent has still
been active at the prison, although
now receiving no pay and that the su
perintendent might still make a con
test to receive that pay.
That the Governor plans some fur
ther moves in connection with the
prison is how practically a certainty,
but he still . retains silence further
than to say that his original plans to
give James a leave of absence until
the first of the year has not so far
That he will give no further infor
mation as to changes tomorrow was
also a statement of the Governor.
SUFFRAGISTS PLAN ACTION
Medford Women to Make Campaign
. for Equal Rights.
MEDFORD, Or., May 5. (Special.)
Medford women will; take an active
part in the coming campaign for equal
suffrage in the state. An co,uaI suf
frage association has been formed and
a committee appointed to conduct a
canvass throughout the county. Mrs.
J. 1". Reddy, president of the associa
tion, will leave Monday for a trip to
Portland, Seattle and Spokane, where
she will confer with suffragist leaders
and perfect plans for pre-election work.
Women of society are taking much in
terest in the movement and suffrage
teas are a popular diversion.
Mrs. Walter McCallum will give a
suffrage tea Tuesday, to which all Med
ford women Interested in the question
The following women are officers of
the association: Mrs. J. F. Reddy, pres
ident; Mrs. G. B. Boos, vice-president;
Mrs. G. L. Davis, treasurer; Gladys
Heard, secretary; Hazel Davis, as
sistant secretary. The association ex
pects to muster a membership of 500.
CONVICT FOUND GUILTY
Verdict Is First-Degree Murder
LINCOLN, Neb.. May 5. Charles
Morley. the only surviving member of
the trio of state penitentiary convicts
who broke jail here March 14, after
killing Warden Dolahanty, Deputy
Warden Wagner and Guard Hellman.
was found guilty today of murder in
the first degree. The Jury recom
mended life imprisonment.
The jury returned its verdict at
2:20 P. M.. having deliberated since 5
P. M. Friday. From the start the
Jurors were agreed that Morley should
be held guilty of first-degree murder.
Under the Nebraska law, however, it
devolves upon the Jury to recommend
the penalty as well, making a choice
between death and life imprisonment.
On this point the Jurors held several
BEACONS TO BE INSTALLED
Alaska Coast to Be Lighted by Ten
der Armcria, Xow on Cruise.
JUNEAU. Alaska. May 5. The light
house tender Armeria. with Inspector
Hankinson aboard, sailed yesterday on
a two months' cruise along the south
western coast of Alaska to install a
chain of 14 acetylene beacons at ad
Lights will be placed at Cape Spen
cer. Cape St. Ellas. Point Helen, Point
Elrlngton and Barwell Island. A sub
marine bell buoy will be placed off
Cape St. Ellas for experimental pur
poses. REGENTS PLAN JOINT MEET
Officials of O. A. C. and "V Will
Convene May II.
SALEM. Or., May 6. (Special.) Ar
rangements have been made so that
the University of Oregon regents win
hold a meeting in Salem at the execu
tive office. May 11, instead of May 8, as
In th afternoon of the same day the
regents" of the University and of the
Oregon Agricultural College will hold
a Joint meeting to discuss affairs of the
Fight Is Desperate to
CHILDREN CRYING FOR MILK
Many Lives Imperiled in Atch
TROOPS SENT TO ASSIST
Governor Orders Commanding Offi
. cer to Use. Force With Xegroes
if Xecessary Boat Hits
Bridge and Sinks. '-
BATON ROUGE. La May 5. The
fight to hold the levees against the in
creasing river stages became more des
perate here this afternoon because of
a heavy rain. The levees are alive with
workmen for miles on both sides of the
Possibility of serious loss of life in
the Atchafalaya territory has aroused
Army officers here to unusual activity.
Many persons had refused to leave their
homes until the water was in their
front yards. Several negroes were
Rescue Fleet Organize.
A fleet of rescue vessels will be start
ed tomorrow to Join the four boats al
ready In the Atchafalaya territory. Cap
tain Logan, in charge of the relief and
rescue work, is being assisted by ad
ditional officers, who arrived today.
Sergeants have been sent to Morgan
City, Mark8vllle, Plaquemlne, Port
Barre, St. Martinsville. Breaux Bridge,
Laureauville and Lafayette.
Nearly 1000 refugees have arrived
here and the condition of the children
is particularly distressing because of
the scarcity of milk.
Children Hunt for Milk.
All the Sunday schools were dis
missed today, the children being in
structed to make a thorough canvass
for milk and take it to the supply
depots for distribution.
Governor Sanders ordered Major Alli
son Owen, in command of the Louisiana
militiamen at Natchez, to lead 500
Louisiana refugees at Natchez and take
them to New Roads, to assist In holding
the protection levees in that district.
using force with the negroes if neces-
The Louisiana Transport Company
transfer boat William Kdenborn, run
ning between Angola and Naples, was
caught by the swift current in the river
this morning, crashed into the Texas &
Pacific railroad bridge, and sank with
its cargo of loaded freight cars. The
crew of 12 escaped.
HEAVY RAIXS ADD TO WOES
Situation More Complicated From
Baton Jlouge South.
NEW ORLEANS, May 5. Heavy
rains from Baton Rouge southward
this afternoon are complicating flood
conditions, especially around Baton
Rouge, where, according to a long
distance telephone message, the situa
tion is desperate.
Water from the break at Torras
Teached Morgan City today, but nearly
all the women and children had been
removed to places of safety. No break
in the Morgan City levee is feared.
Weak places have been repaired and
watchmen are alert.
A heavy rain, extending over the
southern portion of the state began
shortly after 3 o'clock this afternoon
and the outlook was regarded as any
thing but encouraging by the engin
eers who are making the fight against
stages that have eclipsed former
flood records by two feet.
The river at New Orleans at. 7
o'clock tonight was 20.9 feet, no
change within 12 hours. Rises of one
tenth of a foot were reported from
Donaldsonville, Baton Rouge, Natchez
and Vicksburg at 7 A. M. A complete
inspection of the levee was made to
day and all gaps In protection levees
back from the river will be closed
against the. possibility of breaks be
tween here and Baton Rouge. The
main line levees were reported In good
ARMORY TO OPEN MAY 11
Woodburn Is Planning Dedication
of Xational Guards' Xew Home.
WOODBURN, Or.,' May 5. (Special.)
Arrangements are being completed
for the dedication of the National
Guard Armory, recently completed here,
on Slay 11. The principal speakers will
be Governor West, Colonel White, Gen
eral Flnzer and Colonel Jackson.
Following the ceremonies, a banquet
will be given, to which all National
Guard officers and city and county of
ficials have been Invited. In the even
ing a grand military ball will bo given.
The Coast Artillery Band will furnish
The Armory is most complete and ia
a comrortaDio ana comraoaious noma
for the organization. The quarters for
the officers and enlisted men are fit
ted with the latest lockers and con
veniences, in addition to which a club
room has been provld