Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937, July 17, 1912, Page 6, Image 6

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City Presents Gay Appearance
and Varied Amusement
Provided for All.
Portland Delegation Will Participate
in All Activities Today Aero
plane Flights Made Over
The pi'lima aa! tuou rMe toda?
In all thatr atately trappings forth.
To tou ' graettng of the Kom
U La the City or th North.
And where the Potlatch wan-lore throng
To Thatr great aanqaat oX th year,
jamonv the totems majeid array.
The fair roee eusigsa enaU appear.
For though their cities, vast and fair,
Li on tba shore long leagues apart.
The Potlatch chiefs and those who eerra
The Rasa are brethren. at heart.
And oa the faaat days of tha year.
Far as the herald call ci reach,
Rrsgs the brave welcoma call abroad
From their fair cttlae, each to each.
And a tedar. O northern. Chiefs.-
Before your gate our tramp blows
And heralds call. W bring to thee
Joy and the greeting of th Rose.
.... Dean Collins. Portland. July 16.
SEATTLE. Waa-bx, July 16. (SpeicaL)
Approximately 9000 merchants and
manufacturers accepted the invitations
bidding them to come to Seattle during
Potlatch week, and the second day of
the week, the last belore tne real be
ginning ef the big festival, wm given
ever te them almost exclusively. It
was their day. but entertainment was
provided for thousands of other visitors.
Six hundred members of the United
Commercial Travelers Association as
sisted the Seattle Merchants and Manu
facturers' Association in entertaining
the visitors.
Club Extends Courtesies.
Early this morning, the Arctic Club
rowma were thrown open and a corps
mt eaunitteemen ware busy handing
ut passes. tickets, smokes
tickets and transportation tickets to
the visitors.
Every boat on Lake Washington was
pressed into service, and special cars
were run on the Yesler lin eto take
the visitors to Leschi Park, A big
barbecue, at which provision was made
for 9000 persons, was held at Fortuna
park. Tr-e. barbecue fallowed a ball
game ana suiew, iyi
This afternoon huudreds of automo
biles were pressed into service, and to
night the visiting warn en were enter
tamed at the Hoore Theater and the
men af a smoker at iescm ram.
But while this was called Merchants'
and Manufacturers' day. provision was
that other visitors Bnouia not
lurk for amusement.
The day broke with Old Sol smiling
binrii-r .taws smi about ii.W aaowily
excltetd people. The bands of pretty
girt and their escorts, some carrying
picnic Baskets and dressed daintily in
muslin and etner nuny " u.m..
rifh Pntlafeb. colors; wsra on the
streets brlrht and early.
And they were having a pleasant
fiirre-. There! were a thou sand things
n tnm ta see a circus parade.
eii-ona aeronlane flilthts. all kinds of
mtm.nt resorts on the beach and
band concerts at the grandstand and
ether places.
Rnionriid fll-rhts were made early to
night bv the Potlatch aviators. The
ornvriori thousands watched Walter
Edwards and J. V. Martin careen and
maneuver over the warships in tne
harbor, on which officers and men stood
thick. Percy Barnes made excellent
merits In Jean Romano's- (Seatle-bnilt
A display of fireworks took place In
th. Oriental district.
The delegates to the state aerie of
Eagles, who go Into convention Thurs
day morning, and the delegates to the
Federated Improvement Clubs, who are
holding a convention, joined tne i-oi-latrh
celebrators this afternoon and
will be a prominent feature in the fes
tival before the week closes.
Big Day Is Today.
Tomorrow win be the first reafly
eig day. Her Imperial Highness, Miss
Spokane, and a representative of His
Imperial Majesty. Rex Oregonus, with
a great following of court retinae, re
spectively representing Spokane and
Portland, will be mid-week goest of
Potlatch royalty in beatile.
The royal train to bring the Port
land delegation will include a full staff
ef Royal Rosarians and eourt attaches
to a number of nearly 200 and a great
many individual Potlatch guests as
well. '
The big crowd of Oregonlans will ar
rive early enough to participate In
every part of tomorrow's activities and
It Is hinted that this participation will
be lively enough to make itself kf own
Without heraolrie.
Body of 13 Will Help Seattle in
Annual Celebration.
The noblest chiefs of the Potlatch
.will assemble at the station la Seattle
this morning at 9 o'clock to give the
greeting of the Tilllcums to the 161
Royal Rosarians who left Portland last
night on the Northern Pacific, under
the leadership of Crown Prince Bristol,
to carry the glory of the kingdom of
the rose into the Sound City.
The Rosarians will be escorted to the
Seattle Press Club, where tbey will be
breakfast guests of the newspaper
men and after that will be escorted
with ceremony through tne- streets of
the city to their headquarters at the
Seattle Hotel, where they will make
preparations for the great opening
pageant of the Potlatch at 11 o'clock.
The Roasrian section in this pageant
will be headed by the drill team, under
the command of Field Marshall Fred
rick Hyskell and Master of Arms
Robert Krohn. Following the drill team
will march the court of the Rosarians
two and two on each side of the
street as an escort to the crown prince
and his party, who will ride in the
middle In three decorated automobiles.
Rex Oregonus himself will be unable
to attend, since F. A. Krlbs, the Rex
Oregonus this -fear, was suddenly
called to Marshfield by the news of
the death of his sister snd will not
return to Portland nntll today. With
this exception, the Court, of the Rose
will not be broken.
Each of the marching men will carry
a big rose on an 18-inch stem the
official Testout of the Portland Rose
Festival, if possible to secure enough,
er some other standard variety of rose
If necessary.
Melviln O. Wlhxtork, ef the People s
Amusement Company, has arranged to
send a moving-picture machine to Se
attle solely for the purpose of taking
pictures of the Rosarians in their first
crusade. These pictures will be ex- ,
htMted In Portland within short time ;
after the Potlatch. '
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20,000 RAIL FID
Widow of Pasco Banker Sets
About to Raise Sum. .
Court Refuses -Public Right to Hea
Case Against ' Mrs. Christensen
and Tells Newspapers What
They Most Xbt Print.
PASCO. Wash.. Jaly 1. (Special.)
Mrs. Anna ChTtstenaen. who, with A
C. Garey, is charged with the murder
of her husband, H. E. Chrlstensen. try
poisoning, the night of June 1
brought over from Walla Walla today
and Judge Holcomb heard arguments
for and against her being admitted to
Witnesses were examined also, but
the public was -excluded from, the
courtroom. Two newspaper mti were
allowed to remain and hear the case.
but were cautioned very plainly as to
what should be given to the public. In
fact, nothing was left for the report
ers to give out bat the fact that Mrs
Christensen was admitted to ban In
the sum of $20.0. This order of the
eourt was made about 4 o'clock thi
afternoon and Mrs. Chrlstensen is en-
deavorlng to secure the ' necessary
bondsmen. It waa net-thought by at
torneys for the defense that bonds
would be placed higher than $10,000,
but they state they will be able to
raise fha amount.
Judge God man, f Seattle, Is now
associated with Attorneys Xoiand and
Johnson in the defense and oonduetjd
the case today In Mrs. Christe-nsen'S
behalf, while Prosecutor C. M. O'Brien.
of this eeonty. and Prosecutor Truax,
of Adams County, conducted the ease
In behalf of the state.
Mrs. Chrisrenssn was still attfrcd In
mourn ing and greeted some of her
friends very cheerfully, seeming to
have no tear of the final outcome of
the trial.
Vouth. 20 Strong, Tate Annual Ont-
ing to Lost Lake.
HOOD RIVER. Or- Julv 1.
(Special.) Bright and early tomorrow
the Boy Scosta of Hood River, twenty
strong, will leave for their annual out
ing on the shores ef Lost Lake. In the
wilds at the base of Mount Hood, In
the southern portion of Hood River
The scouts wilt adedrnt-ranled bv
amund Xrew Simpson, rector of St.
Mark s Episcopal church, who estab
lished the -organization here and con
tinues the local Scoutmaster, and a
-lumber of young men. orchardlsts and
business men of the city and Valley,
who will assist Mr. Simpson in giving
(he boys lessons in methods ef wood
craft and the rescue of comrades and
In "first aid to the lnjored." Dr. E. D.
Kanaga. a physician of this city, will
Join the boys and teach them the prac
tical points of surgery.
The bcouts will pass two weeks on
the mountain lake, where they may be
able to swim and fish in the clear
depths of the wonderful body of water.
Insane Victim Thinks 20 Are Pur
suing Him Madly.
VANCOUVER, Wash.. Joly 16 (floe-
cial.i Buffering from' the hallucina
tion that 30 girls, taking advantage of
their leap fear privileges were pursuing
mm, Gilbert Davis, ZJ-year-old son ol
Mrs. Welsor), of Proebstei, was yester
day declared insane by the board of ex
aminers and committed to the state
asylum at Steilacoom.
Davis alto had the idee, that he wal
being persecuted and pursued by great
numbers of people, and he imagined
that wagon loads of them were follow-
ng him everywhere. He was found
with a shotgun In Ms possession cowaf-
Ing In terror' from his visionary ene
mies. The complaint against him was
sworn to by his uncle. Fred Sweet, of
-Calhlanvt Plans Improveme-rit.
CATHLAMET. Wash- Jnlv 16 (Sna.
elftt.) The city It about to begin some
extensive improvements. .At the meet
ing of in CouhcM a bid for the con
struction ot-aewers en Main and Aiver
streets was accepted and the street
committee directed to arrange to have
the work started at once. The only
bid received for the grading or Colum
bia street was laid on the table and the
street committee directed te take the
improvement and bid for tne completion
of. the same under consideration with
power to take such action in regard to
the same as might seem aJ Bad lent after
a canvass of the property owners af
Set Eanilnjrs Show $tS9, It Being
First Time' Student : Publication.
Turns In So Large Sum.
July 16. (Special.) Wendell Barbour,
a Eugene lad, who was graduated from
the department of economics at the
University ef Oregon this June, handed
in his financial report today, as man
ager of the Oregon Emerald, the stu
dent semi-weekly newspaper. The re
port shows that the net earnings of the
paper was $239. This Is the first time
the Emerald has turned into the sta
dent treasury so large a sum.
Jlf. Sar boar took charge of the fi
nances of the paper when It was in I
barikropt condition, three months be
fore the closing of college, and by a
spirtted advertising campaign was able
not only to pay off all indebtedness;
which included the) salaries of the ed
(tor and the manager, but also torn
into the student treasury the' surplus
mentioned. The editor of the paper is
paid $100 a year and the manager $73,
providing the earnings of the paper
from subscriptions and advertising
warrant it.
Undr the editorship of Burns Pow
1L of Portland, who also was one of
this year's graduating class, the Em
erald has finished a successful year.
Editor Powell systematized the staff of
the paper under departments, similar to
those found on the commercial dally
One characteristic of tne Kmeraid is
that it Is entirely in the hands of the
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students and is untrammeled by faculty
regulations. - In its editorials it has
frequently criticised acts of the profes
sors. Generally, however, tne freedom
given it hag not been abased. Cart On-
thank, of Hood River, and Andrew Coi
ner,- of Engene, will act as editor and
manager of the paper next year.
Opposing Forces- of Regulars- Are Ap
proaching Each Other.
(Special.) Dispatches received here
today Indicate the movements of tha
troops which are on their way to mas
euvers near Gate, Wash., aa follows:
Bine Force. Twenty-first Infantry,
Company J. and, tha Second Battalion
of Engineers, and mounted detach
ments will camp at Winlock tonight.
Keeimental headquarters and head
quarters of the Second Battalion, two
batteries of the Second rieia Artillery,
headquarters of the First Squadron,
and troops of thd First Cavalry will
arrive at Olequa tonight.
Movements of tne Red Force, rival
of the Blue, show that the Twenty
fifth Infantry will camp tonight at
Tumwster. near the state capital. The
First Battalion, Second Field Artillery,
a detachment of engineers and two
trooDS of the First cavalry nave
reached a point slightly beyond Centralis.
Improvement Association Acta to Get
Portland Electric Line.
SUWrTYSIDB, Or, July 1. (Special.l
At a well attended meeting of the
Sunnvslde (Clackamas County) Im
provement Association here Saturday
night. It was unanimously oociueo to
co-operate with the other clubs in the
movement to secare electric railway
connection with Portland.
C R. SDttckman. representing the
least Side Business Men's Club, made
an address to the associatlion setting
forth the plans of the movement for
this electric railway.
At the conclusion of Mr. bpackman s
remarks the president was authorized
to appoint committees tot collect photo
graphs of farms and statistics of
probable tonnage ah passenger ser
vice In the Sunnyside district.
Centervine, Wash., Woman Killed.
CENTERVILLE. Wash., July 16.
(Special.) Mrs. Ella Bunnell met with
a fatal accident today near ner nome
on the south side of the Columbia hills.
The horse that she wag driving be
came unruly and dashed down the steep
grade leading to the Bunnell farm, and
when - near the bottom of the Incline
th .vehicle capsized, throwing her and
her little daughter .to the ground. The
little girl, though severely braised In
the fall, had presence ot mind enough
to go to the nearest honse for aid. A
physician waa summoned from Golden
dale, but Mrs Bunnell died before the
doctor arrived.
Wendell Barbomr. Easeae. Boy. Whs
Proves Oregon rJmerald, Stndent Pnb
lieatlnaj, Cnm Re Made to Pay.
"Auk" Smith Gives Bail.
OREGON" CITT. Or., . July It.
(Special.) Ogcar Smith, known aa
Auk. Smtth. a wrestler, neia to
answer to the grand Jury on a charge
preferred by Dora Barnholxer, 15 years
of age. was released on $1000 ball this
afternoon. The August grand Jury will
Investigate the charge against him.
Klie Oirl Drowns in River.
ASTORIA. Or, July 16. (Special.)
Christine Jacobson. oldest daughter of
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The gloriously good Cigarette
See him gurgle with gladness.
ear him say:
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Mr. and Mrs. O. M. Jacobson. of Elsie,
was drowned in the Mehalem . River
Sunday evening by the capsizing of a
skiff in which she was riding with sev
eral friends. The body was recovered
about half an hour later. Miss Jacob
son was 23 years ot age, and is sur
vived by her parents and several broth
ers and sisters.
Auto Service- la Sought.
CENTRALIA, Wash, July 16. (Spe
cial.) The residents of Elma, McCIeary
and the territory around the two towns
are endeavoring to induce the Post
office Department to establish an auto
mobile rural free delivery over the
ground not now covered by mail serv
ice, the roate to run out of Elms. The
department is investigating the demand
and it is believed the route win be es
tablished before the end of the year.
Greaser Body Sent East.
VANCOUVER, 'Wash., Jnly IS. '(Spe
cial.) In accordance with Instructions
from Mrs. Mary E. Gressel, of Rox-
bury. Mass- the body of her son. Earn
est Gressel, who wag killed at Ridge
field last Thursday morning by a
Northern Paciflo train', was sent to
Roxbury yesterday afternoon. . Identi
fication of the body was made through
letter found in the pocket of Gressel.
Everybody knows Hires is good. It is made
that way. From every good and pure source
of Nature come the saps and flavors that
make this great American drink.
Sarsaparilla sassafras, hops,
wintergreen, birch and then
some every one good. More
than just good to the taste. It's
the most healthful of drinks
tones the blood and aids digestion.
Bat not a trace of drugs.
Hires just won't disagree with
you. But it will cool you off like
a breeze after a cooling storm.
Needless to say "rootbeer." Just
say " Hires."
Sparkling and mnappy from thm fountain 8c
At your home, carbonated, in bottle.
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