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REX MAKES ENTRY
KING ENTERS CITY;
TAKES GOLDEN KEY
CROWD WHICH WITNESSED THE OPENING DAY ?AR T.Tro".nrp.TTt?n vrrcrrv nVTm.nvc vn ttit " r --ct tvt nrer snow WERE PASSING
III BOYAL SPLENDOR
Throng Greets His Floral Ma
esty as Gay Marine
Rex Oregonus' Makes Tri
umphal March Through .
HARBOR RINGS FOR JO
CRUISERS ROAR SALUTES
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Cruiser Maryland -Sing Siren Song
of" Festival Mirth tone Lln
of Bedecked Water Craft
File Into Harbor.
PRIZE vYTXXERS IX THK BOAT
Clan A. doaormted work boats (
Tlx, owned by W. L. Beyer. Drat;
Era, ownid by C. Arooe, second.
Class B. cabin boats Corliss,
owaed br the Oas Power Supply
Company, nrst; Sarah Jane, owl
br W. A. Knight. second.
Class C. pleaaure boat Naughty
Olrl. owned by W. H. and E. voa
dar Worth. Drat; Betay B.. owsad
by C. B. Brown, aaaond.
Prises Silver lovlng-eupe by tha
Portland Roe Featlvel Association.
Judges H. W. Wallace. Q. X.
Trowbridge and Lieutenant D. B.
Baary. of tha United Statae cralaar
Tha crest siren on tha United States
cruiser Maryland, -with a Ions-drawn-out
and devastating- bellow, save tha
signal teat loosed the throat of every
whistle In the harbor and the royal
barge Sea Otter, sailing up from the
, lower harbor yesterday morning-, bore
his floral'majesty. Res Oregonus. again
Into his kingdom of the Rose City.
Royally escorted came the king, his
barge accompanied by a fleet of the
heat craft. upon the river, both great
and small, decorated In festival colors,
with pennants fluttering, with whistles
In all keys Incessantly roaring and
with guns booming salute.
Evan before the start of the pageant
the lower harbor presented a spectacle
of holiday brilliancy, as- the steamer
Bear dropped down from Its dock and
swung Into position, followed by the
larger river boats, the Bailey Gatsert,
.the Monarch and others.
All around the bigger vessels, motor-
boats and launches puttered and
whlatled like variegated waterbuga.
" noalng about for their position. Tha
" royal barge. Sea Otter, speeding down
to its position, was greeted with cheas
' and whistles through the leagth of fie
Paaassa Emt Heralded.
A warning shot from the "Charma
' lee." tha launch of C- V. Cooper, grand
marshal of the parade, brought the
, bright-colored flotilla Into position and
five minutes later the yacht Bayocean
steamed forward at the head of the
lung line. Following came the Bee,
Otter with the royal party, and on her
deck stood tha famous "1(16" trumpeter
of the Panama-Paclflo Exposition,
blowing a merry fanfare on his seven
In the bow of the royal barge rested
. a monster crown of gold, and straight
pillars on each aide were tufted with
plumes of blue and white. In the
stern sat Rex Oregonus, under a can-
'. opy of royal coldYa. supported by pil
lars of gold, and beside his throne
. stood his pages and heralds In livery
of blue and white. Ralph W. Hoyt,
president of the Rose Festival Asso
ciation, accompanied the king on his
entry Into the city.
, After the r.oyal barge came tha larger
. vessels, headed by the "Big Three"
. steamer Bear, which bore, besides Its
seven or eight hundred cltisens of Port-
land, the delegation of business men
who earns from Minnesota, headed by
U W. Hill, to attend tha Northwestern
Development League Congress and to
pay their respects to Portland during
the Rose Festival. The Port of Port
land boat Ocklahama followed the Bear
and the Bailey Gatxert, chartered by
the Admen, was brilliant with the
roatumes of the Seattle Potlatch braves,
who had coma down to attend the con
vention with the other Admen of he
Paclflo Coast and whose yellow cos
tumes loomed up amatingly In the ar-
. ray of bunting and evergreen with
which the boat was decorated.
The Monarch and the Tahoma were
swathed In red, white and blue bunting
and following them tha flreboat, George
H. Williams rolled up great clouds
of smoke from its green-wrapped tun
nels. Elks' Boat Is Prleewlaaer.
The Kilts' boat. Dlx. under Captain
W. L. Beyers, headed the workboat sec
tion. From the Instant It appeared in
the harbor no doubt was expreesed by
sny persons that Its elaborate decora
tions entitled It to the first prize In
Its seotlon that was afterward awarded
it by the Judges. Lines of fluttering
purple and white pennants were fes
tooned from mast to rail and purple
and white bunting was woven In Intri
cate dealgn about the rail. In the bow
a great Elk stood, the emblem of the
KIks' lodge, announcing the National
convention of Elks In Portland next
Captain C B. Brown. In the Betsy B,
led the cabin and pleasure-boat sec
tions The deck of the Betsy B was
burled In pink roses, and, beautiful
young women, dreaaed In white and
carrying white parasols, togaed their
tributes of rosea to Join the hundreds
of others that swirled and Tloated o-.
the surface of the water. The Sylph
carried aa one of her passengers a
brlndie bulldog, with a collar of pink
roses, who sat boldly up In the stern
of the rocking craft and shouted "Hail
to the King." In dog language from one
end of the harbor, to the other.
Pleaaere Craft la Gay ftarb.
The Naughy . Olrl. winner of first
prise in the pleasure-boat class, sailed
In the shade of a huge yellow Japanese
parasol from the edges of which de
pended scarlet Japanese lanterns. Olrls
In white occupied the boat and about
the rail It waa banked with rosea The
Stlngaree and the Charmalea also dis
played noteworthy decorations, the lat
ter receiving appaluae time after time
as t dashed along the line of march,
trim and fleet, bearing the marshal of
As the parade passed the Stark-street
landing the Boy Mayor. Mag Swerdllk,
and hla Council, put out and Joined
It In Dorr E. Keasey's launch Ed Rec
reo. A noteworthy feature of the parade
was the ease with -which the Bear and
other large vessels made their way In
the harbor. ' Although there were at
least eight big craft In the upper harbor
aboi'e the Hawthorne bridge at one
time, rounding the stake boat to coun
termarch past tha landing place at the
foot of Vtark. not the ellghteat difficul
ty waa encountered, nor was It neces
sary for the "Big Three" eteamer to
drop from Its position near the head of
the procession to make the turn.
Just above Hawthorne bridge the
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royal barge dropped out of line and
sped back off Stark street to review the
Taeasaade Cheer Pageaat.
Amid the cheers from the thousands
that filled the bridges and docks, and
even the huge warehouses on either
Ide of the river, and amid the Inces
sant roaring of the whistles from boatg
and factories, and occasional far-off
reverberant bellow from tbe Maryland
down the river, the parade passed,
countermarched and swept slowly back
to tha lower harbor, where It dispersed.
The royal barge circled and glided
alongside the Btark-street dock, which
was black with Ha packed masses of
umanlty, and amid cheer upon cheer
Rex Oregonus stepped forth from bis
throne upon the Sea Otter and was re
ceived into his Rose Kingdom.
The judging of the boats In the pa
rade was made by H. W. Wallace and
M. Trowbridge, appointed after the
parade had started and without any of
he contestants knowing who was to
Judge them or on what boat they might
be stationed, and Lieutenant D. B.
Beary, of the Maryland. ' After the pa
rade had passed the -Judges went on
board the Charmalee with Mr. Cooper
and reviewed the whole pageant a seo-
ond time before giving their final de
cisions. Maay Beat a Eaterc4.
Boats that participated In the ma
rine pageant, and many of which will
appear a second time In the night
pasreant on the river Thuraday, are:
Work boat claas Bayocean, Potter
Realty Company; Dlx. W. L. Beyer; Ok
lahoma. Rosens, McCrackea and Marie,
Port of Portland; Elkader, Inman
Poulsen Lumber Company: Eva, C
Amos; flreboat a. H. Williams; Ollle
8.. L. Carner; Jessie Harkins. Captain
Hosford; Iralda and America, America
Cabin-boat class Roberta D.. F. A.
Douty; Sunbeam. J. H. Mackenxle;
Roamer. Dr. F. Q. Freeburger;Corllss,
Gas. Power aV Supply Company; 11 P.
M- H. C. Hinkley.
Pleasure-boat claaa Betay B.. C. B.
Brown; Sylph, Mrs. George W. Kendall;
Naughty Girl. W. H. and E. Von der
Werth; Charmalee. C. V. Cooper; Bash,
ful Boy. Richard W. Lofstedt; Trout.
W. L. Lofstedt; Fpear II. Rsy Neuberg
er; W. M. M.. William M. Moore: Am
pere. F. H. Twohy; Ferro. Gas, Power
ft Supply Company; Til Ileum, Alf D.
Bult; Charlevoix. H. P. Lee; Kla-How-Ta.
L. E. Latourette: Will She, E. N.
Castens; Fairbanks-Morse, Falrbanka,
Morae A Company: Leslie, Lealle A.
Jonee: Me Too, I- S. Harlow; Maude,
A. H. McKeen: Marie, Fred De Rock;
Anita, H. W. Hall: W. J. Bnnaon. W. J.
Benson; Augusta, A. R. L. Groeger; Red
Wing,, J.VE. Triplett: Merry Widow.
Raymond Gill; Little Gtan. Louis Level:
Jule. W. A. Mllner; Mayflower. Fred
Herman: Restless, T. C. Barbara; Shona,
J. M. Roberta: Imperial. Jamea Har
row; Claudia. H. R. Lane; Richie, Dick
Dewitt; Florence E., C. C Hansberger;
Valdes, A. Burr; Rowena. F. Dayton:
Leo. K. C. Harlow, Jr.: Vivian. Peter
Brown: Reo, F. W. Vogler. Northwest
Auto Company; Cygnet, A. Lloyd: Laur
ly. Van Taylor. Vancouver. Wash.; Nep
tune. Herman Eherhard; Sea Otter. H.
C. Wortman; Bailey Gatzert. Dalles.
Portland 4 Astoria Navigation Com
pany: Bear, San Francisco at Portland
Steamahip Company; Slingaru. 8. N.
BAY CITY BOOSTER HERE
Charles F. Traunjr to See Rose Fea
tival and Tell About 113 Fair.
Charles F. Traung, of San Francisco,
presldont of the Pingree-Traung Lith
ographing Company and booater for the
forthcoming Panama - Paclflo Exposi
tion, with a party of other San Fran
clacans, arrived in Portland Sunday and
is staying at the Multnomsb Hotel.
Mr. Traung has come to Portland
especially to attend the Rose Festival
by official Invitation. While here he
will apread the fame of Saa Krancieco's
coming great .show and promote the
campaign of mutual co-operation among
Pacltio Coast cities.
GARDEN AWARDS ON FRIDAY
Jadgea Hashing the Work Are
Stopped for Speeding- Taxlcab.
No awarde can be made ontil Friday
In connection with, the achool garden
contest. For one reason the gardens
or rather the leading ones are so equal
In merit that It hag been found neces
sary to adjudicate upon them more
often than had been expected.' The
second resson Is thst one of the Judges,
Professor A. G. B. Bouquet, of Corral
lla. cannot return to Portland till
Br Friday the contest will have been
narrowed down to II contestants and
tha final decision will be arrived at
that day. Altogether t0 plots have
been Investigated, with few poorly kept
ones. The Judges are hurrying their
work snd one of the taxis, conveying
sa arbiter, waa held up for exceeding
the speed limit.
In connection with the exhibits at
the Armory Saturday, circulars were
sent out last night to the schools giv
ing directions snd Instructions to can
didates. All children have been urged
to note the contents carefully. For
Instance, In showing potatoes, they are
to show the tubers only and to bring
the largest, while In the case of cab
bage and head lettuce only -the tops
Rent Offer Is Made.
Block S. the site for the new Tost
office building, hss been offered for
lease for some months without sn of
fer until yesterday, when M. J. Lynch
made the department an offer of 1160
a month, mhlch probably will be ac
cepted, because It Js the only one. The
lesse la without a time limit and may
be cancelled without notice, but It Is
now well established that the Govern
ment will have no use for the block for
two years at least. Mr. Lynch repre
sents the Werren Construction Com
pany. and It is understood that this
company will ullliae the block for stor-
CANNONS ROAR, WHISTLES BLOW. BELLS RING AND JOYOUS PEOPLE SHOUT AS FESTIVAL MONARCH LEAVES ROYAL YACHT TO TAKE POSSESSION OF CITY
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HEX OBHiOStS, MO.AKlll OK FESTIVAL CITY, STKPPI.NQ FROM ROYAL YACHT "SEA OTTER" TO gllOHK.
Whistles Toot, Sirens Mrcstn and
Crowds thver Ills MaJcMy on
Arrival. Indians and Co.
bo Join In Paratlr.
Midst lha tooting and streaming of
whratles and sirens, the clanging of
balls, the cheering of multitudes ef
spectators and the roar of salutes from
the cruisers Maryland and lioatnn. Ilex
Oregonus yesterday landed at the foot
of Mark etreet at 12 o rlo. k sharp, after
proceeding with the parade around the
float above the Hawthorne bridge. Lin
ing the streets around fur blin ks was
a galaxy of painted and feathered In
dian aubjacta wedged In on all aldca
by tha crowds of persons anxlnua te
get the tlrat gllmpae of Ilia Highness
and bid him welcome.
As the Hea Ottr slowly pushed Its
starboard aide up to the dock and tha
gaily attired trumpeter sounded tha
King's coming the nolso bea-an and ran.
tlnued with Increasing volume until
the King. disappeared with his escorts
of Indians, Cossacks, cowboys, soldiers,
bsnda and Wild West anuuta on thalr
way to the City Hall, where Hex Ore
gonua wss to take over the keys to the
March tm Hall Marta.
Preceded by hla trumpeter and royal
attendants all garbed In Velvets, Jewels
snd laces, the King walked from tha
boat landing up to the street, where
sn elaborately . decorated automobile
waa In waiting. Taking a seat In a
Jewel and Mower-covered throne he
waved a magic wand and the march
to the City Hall was begun. Meadlna-
the parade waa a aauad of mount,!
policemen, followed by Mrown'a band.
Kext In line was the King with hla
attendants, followed closely by other
attendants and Italph W. ltoyt. presi
dent of the Hose Festival Association.
wno waa the official escort of the Kins
on the river trip and the parade. Next
in line were two companies of cadets
from the Hill Military Academy with
brass band and a bugle corps.
The most spectacular pirt of the
parade was the line of 200 Indians,
Cossacks, cowboys and scouts furnished
by tha 101 Hunch and a number In
diana from "The ItrlcWe of the Gods"
Company. The Wild Veat ligurea from
the show grounds on Twenty-fifth and
Kalelgh streets made a good showing
with their war paint, their balking
ponies snd their artistically-decorated
aaddles, bridles and weapons.
Ceatly Saddle Part ef Shew.
At the head of this srrsy waa Joseph
C Miller, president and general man
ager of the company, who waa mounted
on Ben Hur, an Arabian stallion. Ha
rode In a aaddle aet with dlamonda and
other Jewel a Nine tribes of Indiana
were represented In the line,
The parade moved up Hturk street
to Mecond. to Jefferson, to Klfth snd te
the west entrsnce of the City Hull.
Everywhere crowds blocked the walks
and overflowed Into the street, cheer
ing the King and giving him salutes
Mayer Preeeata C lty'e Key,
As Ills Majealy'a floral automobile
rolled into the entrance of the City
Hall. Mayor Kushllaht walked down
and preaented him with a huge golden
key tied with pink and green ribbon.
The King In turn presented his scroll
to the Msyor, which waa later placed
on official nie In the city records.
"As the Msyor of Portland. I present
not only the key to the city, but the
freedom and the hospitality of the
people to you," said Mayor Rushlight,
as he rslsad the heavy key up to the
attendanta of the King. "The key to
our great city la alwaya at your
Miijeaty's command, and It la with great
pleasure that I make tbia presentation.
I hope that you find the great city
which you left a year ago greater and
better than at that time, if such a thing
Parade sieves Wlthoat Hitch.
The King smiled and. with a pleas
ant "thank you," waved his wand and
ths .parade movsd on down Fifth street
to Yamhill, thence weat to He v nth. and
on Seventh to the Imperial Hotel, where
the King retired to his royal suits.
The tiisnks of the Hose Festival As
sociation was extended yesterday after
noon to the management of the lot
Hunch and "The Bridge of the Ooda"
Company for the excellent display ot
Indians and cowboys, which made the
parade a greater success. Thanks alee
were extended to the cadeta of the Hill
Military Academy and the others who
Pasadena Has Pink Float.
Pasadena. "The Crown of the Val
ley," appreciated the float that entered
Ite annual Rose Touranment. represent
ing the Portland Rose Festival, and In
recognition will have a float in the
dacorated automobile parade on !
Wednesday afternoon. The body of the I
auto will be smothered In pink roaas
and carnations and surmounted with a
crown that will be covered with 10.000
pink roses, Mrs. C W. Bsrtow. secre
tary of the Hose Aaaoclatlon of Paaa-
dena, has been at the Multnomah lor
seversl days, prepsrlng the car, and
has selected ths following I'ortlana
young women to aeslst In beautifying
It: Mlas Coral Van Kirk, Mlsa Violet
Morae, Miss Mary McDonald, Mies
Franks Bowers and Mlsa Francla Ma-
ASSAILANT IS IDENTIFIED
Policemen Who Were shot Last
January Recognise Photograph.
Through the positive identification
by Special Policeman Gaaaett of a
photograph aa that of a man who shot
and wounded him, January 10, at Sec
ond and Burnslde streets, extradition
papers have been issued for Mike Lane,
alias Wirnor, now under arrest at Mis
soula, Mont., and Detective Coleman
will leave today to bring the man
back, provided the Governor Issues the
Patrolman Anundson, who austalned
severe wound in the hand In tha
ssme bsttle, but had a less complete
view of the assailant, hag also made a
ana was betrayed by a youth who
i been traveling with htm and who
old the Missoula police thst Lane hsd
murdered a policeman. Ilia photo
graph waa aent here for Identification.
The shooting of the two offlcare and
he wounding of two bystanders oc
curred sa tha culmination of a series ot
five crimes, laid to tha shooter and
wo companions. Gassett waa wounded
In the neck and was for a time In a