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THE MORN1XG OREGON! AN, SATURDAY, I JULY 13, 1913.
THUS 110 CHANGED
Tannahill, After Deciding Not
to Run for Senator,
IELKS' CONVENTION CAUSE
-''Wb TXMfc-tt! Aspirant Reehs
; Por-UnS H Mwm Idaho Fr-i-nds
,2T Who Insist That fie Should
1" Stay In Kaoe for Toga.
BOISE, Idaho; Jul- Spetr!U---
7. - . - n ,. num.
J J Inatlon as a candidate for United States
Senator on me iemwri.
c ;eorge TV. Tannahill. of Lewiston. made
aworn tatnent withdrawing from
the ticket, ana -now be follows that up
with a request to withdraw his with
drawal, reaffirms his acceptance and
asks to have his name properly ertl-
to by Secretary tf State OiTTorfl,
. .. so that he can go before the electors
as a candidate for that high office. Bat
the Secretary of State yesterday ce-rtl-'
- "fied the list of state candidates to the
respective, County Recorders, and the
'.' name of only William E. Borah ap
, pears under the beading of candidate
V.'jfor the United States Senate.
.n5 Mr. Tannahill has the Attorney-Gen-CTal's
department working Over time
"'"endeavoring to place a proper construc
: "tlon on his actions, and the Secretary
":"ls threatened with a suit nt matter
"s whether ba oertlfles Taonahlll's it
-- T Attorney-General McDougall. who has
" -"been asked for advice by the Secretary
"-"of State, declares he probably will rule
--rthat the Secretary of State will have
- to reach his own decision about what
taction to take, as there are no specific
-'provisions of the statute governing
The sudden and surprising change of
heart of Tannahill was experienced at
' Portland this week -while Mr. Tannahill
was enjoying the festivities of the
" -"Best People on Earth" the Elks.
-- From Portland he telegraphed to the
r Secretary of State that he wished to
: nullify his withdrawal as a candidate
and had decided to remain In the race.
Letter Explains Action.
A letter received today from him ex
plains that on him arrival in Portland
he conferred with many prominent men
of the party, who insisted upon his re
maining in the race, and he had yielded
to the pressure.
I- ;Many Democrats declare that a prln---.clple
aad been sacrificed through the
. "1 withdrawal of Tannahill. In that they
stood for ah expression by the people,
and believed the party's candidate for
"" United States Senator should be the
candidate) who received the largest
number of votes at the primaries.
" - They are opposed to the programme
- of the Hawley people, who controlled
".' "the recent state convention and killed
, a plank advocating tfcla principle ' for
' no other reason, declare many party
leaders, than to prevent Tannahill from
-' securing the party's indorsement, there
by leaving the Senatorial gate wide
.ropen lor Governor Hawlsy, so that he
"""" could become a candidate) for re-eleo
tlon for Governor, and if the Leglsla-
ture becomes Democratic, also be the
successful aspirant for United States
durations Are Important.
The questions that confront the legal
v department of the state with reference
,jlo Tansahill'a recent decision to remain
jj!fn the race are many. Can a candidate
who has been properly nominated and
JT filed an acceptance within the time
-sp resort bed by law. withdraw? If ho
does withdraw and ton nays later
wishes still to remain la the race, can
he have his withdrawal nullified? Is
he entitled to reconsider a resignation?
Shall the Secretary of State, in face ot
'h fat. innlripr onlv that th can-
I' didate has been legally nominated and
:..legallr accepts, and regardless of tne
act he withdraws and decides to re-
-!maJn a candidate, consider be is still a
-candidate? The Attorney-General be-
' H.ir.. th.r. I. -aa anrt tr oil t H rnntitn.
". tions. -
Unless Secretary Gifford certifies Mr.
Tannahill- same as a candidate for
United States Senator, he. probably will
' be made the defendant In an action
before the Supreme Court on an ap-
- - plication for a writ of mandate to com-
pel him to act. If he does he may be
made a defendant in a suit to compel
him to keep TannahiU's name off the
ticket, on the grounds he had aban-
i :doned all right to have tt placed were.
- The question is looked upon as one of
the most interesting and complicated
law since its adoption in this state.
EXPLOSION WRECKS AUTO
Cylinder Pamoastrating Car,
' Valued at $3000, Blow Up.
) i s
' ' ELT.ENSBURG, Waslu July W E
fploding with a roar that could be
heard for miles around and scattering
.flaming gasoline ever the road, a four
' cylinder roadster, driven by E. Schneid.
sr. of North Taklma, was completely
destroyed Wednesday night In the
Umtanum Canyon. .
Schneider, who is the North Taklma
agent for the Hudson car. was re
turning to North Taklma from Seattle,
having shipped the car to Eaaton at
the summit. He arrived in Ellensburg
Testerday, and ' after purchasing sup
plies, started on the trip to the lewer
valley. While passing up the Umtanun,
the car suddenly exploded, and in less
than 15 minutes ws a charred ruin.
T - Local automobllists who saw the ma
chine yesterday say that It was as un
usually fine car. It was valued at $3000
and was used for demonstrating pur
poses. Schneider walked hack to El
lensburg and . took the train for the
T BOY IS DROWNED IN WELL
- $on of Councilman at Bakee Meets
J With Disaster AVbUe Playing.
Z -" BAKER. Or., 'July lt.--(Speclal.)
' -hlle playing in the yard at Huntlng-
ton at 4 o'clock this afternoon. Richard,
,T, '"the six-year-old son of Councilman
V. B. Greenslade, fell $0 feet Into a"
well and was drowned.
The well had been left open and
when the little - fellow langhing ran
"Z. toward it In play he tripped. His
" laugh turned to screams hut the res
cuers could not reach him before he
MME. NORELLI ENTERTAINS
i" Albany Chautauqna Ftolk Hear Star,
ZtV-ar - With Accompanists.
" AUBA.VT. Or.. July 1!. (Special.)--Mme.
Jennie Nerelli. prima donna so-
prano, la,te of the Metropolitan Opera
Company of New York, and of Covent
Garden. London, and known throughout
the world as 'the Swedish Nightin
gale, was the leading entertainer at
the Albany Chautauqua today. -Asslst-Kv
PMfasanp H rhrt RllftV. violoncel
list, and Mme. Edith Haines-Kueeter.
pianist and accompanist, she presented
tonight's programme in the auditorium
and Included in -the big audience were
many people who came from nearby
J 1 m A tAttmtf r hour htfr.
Dr. William House, of Portland was
the speaker at the lorum nour iuu
morning and gave an iniei-esiiu
dress on '"Social Hygiene." The Sum
chla Si-bnnl In rhrte Of Rev. W
B. Hinson, D. D.', pastor of the White
Temple or peruana, was ueuu u
a large number this morning, and each
of the classes of the Chautauqua Sum
mer School attracted many people. Miss
Sutherland conaucieo. xn- o--:
Of the Oregon Agricultural College, was
In charge of the nature study class,
ana Mrs. Madg J. Mears. of Shedds,
conducted the W. C. T. U. School of
Tomorrow will be the last big day ot
th Chautanqua. . ine assemoiy cuww
July 14 and, tne last aay nwng ounaay,
EDITOR OF NATIOJf Al. SUPS
' OT COXVEXTIOJ". I
Kormu M. Vaughn.
Valuable publieity was given,'
not only to the Elks' National
convention now drawing to
close, but to the City of Portland
and to the entire Northwest, by
the recent souvenir edition of the
National Elk s Horn of St. Louis,
100,000 copies of which were cir
culated among the Elks atfcend-
i ing the festivities here this week.
Norman M. vaugnn, eauor oi
the publication and the creator
of the special edition, has- been la
attendance at the convention
from start to finish, and has
added much to the pleasure and
enjoyment of many Elks. He Is a
typical Elk himself, a typical
newspaper man, and one of the
best of a whole city full of "good
fellows," which is evidenced by
the fact that his souvenir edition
was issued without thought or
Intention of profits It consists of
48 handsomely illustrated pages
of superior paper and workman
ship, and contains numerous
articles entertainingly descriptive
of the city, the convention and
various other items pertaining to
either or both.
' Elks every"""here recognlie the
"Horn" as an authority on sub
jects pertaining to their groat
orders and all of them are par
ticularly pleased over the suc
cessfully conducted special edi
tion. there will be no classes or other pro
grammes except lectures in the after
noon and evening.
MOTHER SUES FOR BABE
SPOKANE WOMAX ASKS COURT
TO GlTK HER AID.
Habeas Corpus Writ Bought as
Means to Gain Possession of Child
Left at Orphanage.
BPOKANE,, Wash., July 12 Spe
cial.) Charging that William Ross
brook will not give up her 3 -year-old
child, Beatrice Lenz, Mrs. Emma Lens
today applied for a writ of habeas cor
pus for the girl, who has been In the
possession of Rosebrook for nearly two
In the application for the writ Mrs.
Lens alleged that she left the. infant
July 26, 1909, at the orphanage main
tained by Mrs. L. M. Dey for care. The
next day, July 26. she alleges the child
was given Mrs. Rosebrook.
Mrs. Lens alleges that she has at
tempted to regain the ' oustody of the
girl, but that the Rosebrooks refuse to
give her op nnless the mother pays
them $67.60, which they say Is due for
the care of Beatrice at the rate of $15
The writ was issued by Judge E. H.
Sullivan and was made returnable July
IS, at which time the issues will be
VEHICLE TAX IS FOUGHT
Astoria Draymen Say City license Is
TJnjust and Discriminates.
ASTORIA, Or., July 12. (Special.)
A suit was filed in the Circuit Court to.
day by several livery and transfer
men and others operating trucks, ex
press wagons and automobiles for de
livering goods, to restrain the city
from collecting a license tax on any
uto or other vehicle owned by either
of the plaintiffs.
The grounds en which the complaint
1s baBed Is the allegation that the li
cense ordinance Is unjust in that autos,
no matter of what size or weight, are
charged the same license and that no
license is collected on autos owned by
physioians or on vehicles need by per
sons, firms or corporations In connec
tion with their private business.
Fall City to Get Big; Plant.
FALLS CITt, Or.. July 11. (Special.)
There are good prospects for the es
tablishment of a vitrified brick factory
here.' to use the shale rock found in
abundance in the hills. An option has
been taken on 40 acrss by a Washing
ton concern, and it is planned 4o be
gin operations in a month or two. If
the plans mature, two or three . hun
dred man will be employed. .
Oregon Electric Traffic Tied f p.
SALEM. Or.. July 13. (Special.)
Traffic on the Oregon Electric was
delayed several hours tonight beeanse
of a derailment 14 miles south of here
on the. new Albany extension. Accord
ing to the report received at the local
offices two cara ot a work train went
off the track.
V - 3?
QUEEN AND KING
REIGN AT SALEM
Mayor Lachmund Gracefully
Abdicates to Rulers of
PARADE IS BIG SUCCESS
3Polk County Man Wins Grand Prise
for Second f im, faking Trophy
Which May feeeorae His Per
manent Property Jfxt Tear.
RAL.tr.r or.. Julv 12. (Special.)
Good Queen Anne and jolly King Bing
came Into their own today, when in
the mMst of regal splendor they were
crowned as queen and king of the
A- th. m,fii fs, I U fn ft 7 OT1 C fi-
rade, which exemplified the Industrial
greatness ot ma Kinsaom :u wmc
I.... a- n ofcrn until Ku t II rilfl V Ttlht.
they were greeted . by applause from
the thousands ajong ine line 01 iran
A A . f 1 n O.na a wh AA hA 1Arfll
AL mniiun . ....... . ..w .
disbanded, they were greeted by Judge
D'Arcy, master of ceremonies, and
...... T n.V,mn. u'ht err a r-pfnllv ah
of the beautiful queen and the Jovial
King, ana me reign 01 ine laieoi mf
couple is on in cnerryiana.
Parade Big Success.
In numerous floats which covered
mamw hlnlra"wM annWfl whftt 1ft being
done - In the "Made-in-Oregon" way.
One or tne leatures was a collection i
..v.ml. rinoa fvnm th rhpinftwft In
dian School. These were escorted by
a detachment of Chemawa Indian ca
dets. Products of the fields and farm
were In the first float, followed by a
float showing the work which Is being
riiHia bv the Indian arlrls. This was
followed by another float which
showed the work which is Demg cone
by the Indian boys at the school An
other feature was Salem's, new aitto
fire truck which arrived nere issi
night. ' - ' ,
The parade started late, but was
witnessed by large crowds all along
the line of march.
Governor West did not reach Salem
today, and as a result probably will
march at the head of the parade to
morrow, although, according to the
programme, he was scheduled to be at
the head of the parade today.
. Large Crowds Arrive
Large crowds of people came Into
Salem today from Portland and other
points along the Oregon Electric
S. P. Kimball, of Polk County, won
the grand prize In the cherry awards.
This is the second time that he has
captured the magnificent cup, and if
he wins a third time the cup becomes
his permanent .possession.
K. B. Kugel, of Polk County, took
the second grand prize and C A.
Clarke, of Polk County, third. The
grand prize was for 30 or more boxes
. In fact, -with but a very few excep
tions. Polk County took away all of the
cherry prizes this year.
Following are the other awards made
today by V. R. Gardner, of Oregon
Agricultural College, who acted as
Commercial pack. clas S, not less than
S boxes First, Salam Frntt Union; second.
A. Vercler, Polk County: thlrfl, B. I. Frru
on. polk County; fourth. Snom PresnaU,
Commercial pack, class S. Bt less than
ten boxes First, Mra M. C. Wilson, Folk
County: second, W. T. Crawford. Polk
County; third, A. Vercler. Polk County;
fourth, lu Orlce. Polk County.
Commercial pack, claaa 4. best seedling
of merit First, Enos Preanall, Marlon Coun
ty: second. 8. B. Powers, 8hdda.
Claaa B First. W. F. Crawford, Polk
County; second. Mrs. K. B. Kusel, Polk
County; tiilrd. A. Bercler. Polk County.
This was a sweepstakes, best ten-pound and
eight-pound carton box and variety.
Class First. K- B. Kutcel, Polk County;
second. Eulalla Davis. Polk County; third.
Flora Qrlca. Folk County. This best packed
Class I First, Aram on Orlce, Polk Coun
ty; second. Glenn Bouthwlck, Polk County;
third. Bliss Davis, Polk County. This Iwt
nacked box by person under 1 years.
Class a. Royal Ann, ten-pound box First,
B. L Ferruson, Polk County; second, Mrs.
S. P. BOmtuai; third, A. B. Bouthwlck; all
of Polk County. v-
Royal Ann, elgbt-certon box Mrs. K. B.
Kugel, first; 8. P. Kim ball, second; K- B.
Kugel, third; all of Polk County.
Lamberts, ten-pound box W. F. Craw
ford, first: Mrs. Jessie Vercler. second: Mrs.
May Gibson, third; all of Folk County.
Lamberts, eight-carton box Mrs. K. B.
Kusel, first: A. Vercler, second.
Woman Takes First. i
Blngs. ten-pound box Mrs. C. A. Muths.
first; W. F. Crawford, second; Viola Verc
ler, third: all of Polk County.
Blnss. eight-carton box K. B. Kugel.
first; A. Vrcler. second.
Black Flspublioans, ten-pound box Mrs.
May Gibson, first: L. T. Reynolds, second;
Mrs. c. A. Muths. third. Reynolds Is from
Black Republicans, eight-carton box Mrs.
May Gibson, first; Mrs. T. H. Blundell,
Deacon, ten-pound box C H. Chapman,
first; Mrs. T. H. Blundell, second; both
from Marion County.
Hoskln. tsn-pound box K. B. Kugel, first;
Mra K. B- Kugel, second.
Centennial, ten-pound box Mrs. M. C
Wilson, first. Polk County.
Late Duke, tea-pound box Miss Edith
Sherwood, Balem, first
Best display of cherries on plates Z.
Mills, Sprlngbrook. first; Mrs. K. B. Kugel.
Royal Anna three plates Earl Brunk. Sa
lem. Late Duke, three plates W. L Staler,
Best display canned cherries Mrs. L. Fos
ter. Seism. -
Matured fruit on plates Earl Brunk. Polk
County, first; T. W. Brunk, Polk County,
Best display . of berries on plate Earl
Awards for loganberries, red raspberries
and currants all went to Earl Brunk.
Sports which were held during the
afternoon attracted large crowds. Fol
lowing ware the results:
Sport Results Given. !
Obstacle race Patchen and Bunn first.
Curtis and Frasler second. Brill and Acker
Pie-eating contest Tom Gosser first, Ed
Collins second, K. Mills third.
Three-legged race Patchen and Swarts
first, Curtis and Frasler second, Seamater
and Steerans third. ,
Cracker-eating race Russ Crossan first,
Ted TuffH second. Will Short third.
Egg race Patchen first, Curtis second.
Girls' race Margaret Manton first, LtlUs
Winkler second, Ruth Kanteberg third.
Boys race, under 12 years Ray Means
first. Glen Ackerman second, Sam Carter
Boys' race, under 1 years Al Patches
first, Merl Day second, Earl Dhnmick third.
Girls' race, under It years Flo Valentine
first. Sib Peets second, Delia Rawson third,
Sack race Al Patchen first, Sam -'Carter
second, Russell Crossan third.
Blow bicycle race Sam Carter first.
Pleasant Whlney second. Dean Curtis third.
One hundred-yard dash, free for all B.
Small first. E. Kay second, T. Powers thh-d.
Leap-frog race Curtis and Frasler first,
Ackerman and Brill second; Caldbeck sad
Hope third. 1
Keg race Whitney and Bones first,
Patchen and Day second; Caldbeck and
The Chemawa Indian Training School
captured the first prize for the best
float in today's parade. The Artisan
lodge was awarded second prize and
the Rebekahs third.
Tonight at the Armory the Rev. Al
bert Ehrgott, of Portland, and ex
MayOr Rodgers, of Salem, spoke Oh va
rious phases of Oregon's industrial
work. Mayor Lachmund made the open
- ..i i. -..i ii j
CAPTAIN H1RSH IS HAPPY
Dedication of Xew Cottage at .Bay
ocean Causes Merriment,
BAYOCEAN. Or., July SO. (Special.)
-The dedication of the hew. cottage
recently completed here by Captain
Hirsh, Ot the yacht Bayocean, one.
evening last week, caused a good deal
of merriment among the guests here.
The "old sea dog" has been talking of
his proposed launching for several days
and the event justified all expecta
The crew from the Baybcean was
piped to quarters early. in the evening
and the "doctor" was soon busy pro
viding "food" for the guests. The fore
castle deck, proved an attractive place,
being utilised for the purpose of serv
ing refreshments. Captain FrlW is a
ex-German naval officer and served
for some years on the Hamburg-American
steamship line. He Is German by
descent; Is provided with an English
mate, two Swedish sailors, and a
Everything about the "house warm
ing" was done in true nautical style,
and the snug crift erected by the Cap
tain for his comfort when ashore will
be put into commission . Immediately
under the charge 61 the woman whom
he Is accustomed to refer to as "his
executive officer." '.
IRRIGATION WORK IS DONE
Two Bi Systems 4n Hood River Val
. ley Now Complete.
HOOD RIVER, Or., July 12. (Spe
cial.) The first of this week marked
the completion of two big systems of
Irrigation In the Hood River Valley.
One, the ditch of the Hood River Irriga
tion Company, furnishes water to the
orchards and strawberry patches of the
West Side in a community comprising
500ft acres of the apple valley land, and
the other will water a fertile area of
?00 acres west of Dee, between the
West Fork of the Hood River and the
stream proper. Three miles of the
former canal was Cut through solid
rock to react) a point where water is
drawn out of Green Point Creek, and
according to Engineer C. MV Htirlburt,
constituted the most expensive-irrigating
work ever done in the valley.
The section west Of Dee is being
hurriedly Improved. The territory is
comprised entirely of the red shot soil
so well adapted to all kinds of fruit.
A number - of orchards have been
planted here and the community is one
of the most thriving In the apple sec
tion. BARTLETT PEARS GO EAST
One of Earliest Pre-Crop Sales Re
- corded Bring; $2 a Box.
MEDFORD, Or., July 12. (Special.)
The Rogue River Valley Fruit and Pro
duce Association sold its first carload
of Bartlett pears for the 1S12 season
today at $2 a box f. o. b. Medford. The
car will be consigned to Eastern mar
kets and is one of the earliest pre-crop
sales ever made In Southern Oregon.
Last year the first sale was made In
August and the average price for Bart
letts was "$1.45 a box. Although the
pear crop will not be as large as ex
pected, the size and quality of the fruit
will be far above the average and all
conditions point to a record-breaking
price. . " - .
Medford growers- are determined to
make a specialty of the brand "Red
Triangle" fruit aDd through publicity
and advertising make this a standard
for quality and flavor wherever apples
or pears are eaten. The apple crop
this year will be the largest in the
history of the valley. -
RAIN DELAYS FOREST FIRES
Record ' Season Expected
May Be Held to 5000
MEDFORD, Or, July 12. (Special.)
With an exceptional fall of rain in tne
early Summer and a delayed lire sea
son Jackson County timber owners, co
operating with the Government Forest
Service, are anticipating a record sea
son as far as small loss by forest fires
is concerned. .
The Jackson County Fire Protective
Association has put 25 men in the
field and Uncle Sam will have S2 men,
making a total of 55 men whose busi
ness will be to report fires and pre
vent any conflagration spreading. Two
years aKO the loss by forest fires in
Jackson County alone amounted to ap
proximately half a million dollars, out.
this year it is Deueveo mat uio io
will be kept 'below S5000. Two weeks
of constant sunshine have dried the
underbrush and with the beginning oi
the camping season it was decided to
begin the patrol at once.
Teach ere Pass Examination.
SALEM, Or July 12. Announcement
bias been made by County School Su
perintendent Smith that the following
teachers in tne county were successful
In passing the recent examinations:
Viola Lias, Molalla; Lena Matten, Sa
lem; Myrtle Taylor, Stayton; Belle B.
Qlainer. Macleay; Faulina Barnick.
Mary Hall. Orfa M. Ludwig, Miriam
Rarey. Salem; Sadie Moody. Harris
burg; Carrie Voir, Sublimity; Zina
Byers, Newport; Ethel Sargent. Caro
line Jackson. Salem; Lena Grabhorn.
Beaverton; Jennie Hollieter. Jennie
Williams. Salem; Jesse Backman,
Clackamas; Dona Henry, Flora Clement,
Salem; Lola Cooley, Oregon City; Grace
Zlnser,.Ina Cothern, Salem; Estelle
Grettle, Flora Grlce, Rose Heywood.
Hallle Carter, Floyd Boyington. Salem;
Llna Kook, Cornelius; Emma Bchiffer
er. Turner; Mary Cook, Salem; Daphen
Thornley, Sllverton; Venita Earl, Sa
lem; Carrie Roberts. Albany: Hardle
Taylor, Annie Harold, Celia Baker, Sa
lem; Ila Stiers, Crabtree; Jessie Gough
nour, Maude Hollister, Hazel McClean,
Salem; Sylva Canavan, Tangent; Ore
Morgan, Brooks; Elsie Taylor, Vera
Horton, Ruby Haalett. Salem; Martha
Skerales, Dallas; Wlnnifred Roman,
Gresham: Alice Pence, Salem; Ada
Hughes, Woodburn; Deo uooper, oaiem;
Mabel Van Fleet, Hubbard; Mary Stray
er, Ethel Law. Salem.
Timber Crnlsera Quit Work.
MEDFORD. Or July 12. (Special.)
Because Uncle Sam has not made the
proper appropriation ten timber cruis
ers in Jackson County were forced to
ston work today. This will make It
imDossible to make Government sales
In certain districts In Southern Oregon
until funds are forthcoming. As these
cruisers will not remain without work
considerable loss to the forest survice
will be entailed, and members of the
service declare this negligence on the
nart of Congress will cost the Govern
ment several hundred dollars in this
Man Wanted Here Arrested.
AUfWl.U V... . - - -
t r Smith -urVin la wanted in Portland
to answer a charge of adultery, was
arrested at Sana lsiano. iuuay . uy
Sheriff Burns and will be taken to
Pnrtianti tnmArrnw mornlner. - Smith
was working on a seining ground at
Sana Island wnen arrestea. .
BY ELKS' PARADE
2500 Attend Sessions and Ap
prove Efforts of Chicago
V Operatic Company.
AGRICULTURE GOOD CARD
Dr. Spurgeon Lectures to Large Au
dience on Religious Topic Do
mestic Science Class Is
Growing Every Day.
GLADSTONE PARK. July 12. (Spe
cial.) Though the Elks' big parade
slightly Interfered with yesterday's at
tendance at the Chautauqua, a larger
crowd than ever assembled to hear the
famous Chicago Operatic Company in
its first of a series of four concerts this
afternoon. The work of the company
exceeded the anticipation of the 2500
Chautauqua lovers who have awaited
their appearance since the 19th session
began. Tuesday. Grand opera scenes
in costume, sung by a company of well
known American artists. Is a novel
scheme for Chautauqua assemblies, but
their high-class rendition of solos,
duets and quartets from world-famous
operas, with lighter encores, met with
popular favor and a still larger attend
ance witnessed the evening entertain
ment. Arthur Middleton, generally recog
nised as the leading basso In the ora
torio, concerto and grand opera work
throughout the country: John B. Miller,
one of America's leading tenors; Rose
Lutlger Gannon, contralto; Leonora
Antoinette Allen, soprano, and Edgar
A. Nelson, pianist, comprise the all
star company. The quartet feature of
the work alone would be a great draw
ing card, but even better were the eolo
numbers. Arthur Middleton, not un
known in Oregon, was at his best in
the famous ."Toreador" song. He gave
as an encore "Mother o" Mine." The
tower scene from "II Trovatore"
brought out effectively the voices of
Miss Allen and Mr. Miller, and the lat
ter's "I'll Sing Thee Songs of Araby"
and . "The Bohemian Girl" selection
more than did Justice to his voice. Mrs.
Gordon and Miss - Allen maintain the
Agriculture Is Interesting.
"Back to the Farm" was the theme
that attracted several hundred to the
forum hour this morning. The grow
ing Interest in agricultural work, as
taught In the public schools and- which
Is at present interesting about 60,000
Oregon school children in competitive
work, was discussed.
"Marv Arden" is the nar-e of the
Shakespeare camp, a comfortable little
place an one of Gladstone s paries most
picturesque nooks. The camp is named
after the mother ot Shakespeare, and
today was the scene of a delightful lit.
tie luncheon given by Mrs. Herbert G.
Reed, Mrs. Julia O La Barre, Mrs. E.
Prebel and Mrs. Ellen Todd, all of Port
land. The guests Included Mra Cath
erine Oliver McCoy, a Scotch reader;
Professor Lee Emerson Bassett and Dr.
Miss Leah Slusser again pleased as
the soloist at the Chautauqua Orches
tra concert this aUernoon and even
Dr. Sturgeon Pleases.
Of unusual Interest this morning wag
Dr. Spurgeon's lecture at the Bible
study hour. His subject was "Ego
tism and Dogmatism In Religion." The
Britisher's talk was a treat for an un
usually large Summer school class, sev
eral ' hundred being present. Classes
are growing fast, particularly in the
Shakespeare department, wnere -tro-fessor
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Is creating great Interest. Domestic
science adds eight or 1 each day and
the building constructed especially for
that department Is crowfled dally. Mrs.
Dye's classes in Oregon history, the
music class, the art department, the
gymnasium work and the kindergarten
are all working along under a system
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Clackamas baseball team was de
feated by the Mount Angel aggrega
tion by a score of 10 to 4. The bat
teries were: Clackamas EmiL John
son and Thompson. Mount Angel
Sherback and White. Heavy slugging
by Clackamas turned the trick.
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8 to 11 Chautauqua Summer School.
11 Chautauqua forum "Child's Wel
fare Day," In charge of Oregon Con
gress of Mothers, Mrs. Robert H. Tate,
president.' Programme announced later.
Soloist at Bible and forum hour,
Charles Duncan McNeil, tenor.
1:15 Concert, Chapman's Orchestra.
Soloist, Miss Goldie Peterson, . ara
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7:15 Concert, Chapman's Orchestra.
Soloist, Miss Goldie Peterson.
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