Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937, July 19, 1912, Page 14, Image 14

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7th and Taylor
Tonight All This Week
Special Price Matinee Tomorrow
Supported by SYDNEY AYRES
Evenings: 75-50-S5-25C Special Price
Saturday Matinee: 60-25C
Nxt Wttk
Seats Selling tor Both Flays.
Failure of Minimum Charge
Measure Arouses Wrath
of Councilman.
Portland Chief and Others to
Inspect California Equip
ment Before Buying.
Engineers and Instrument Men Ask
More Money Additional Bonds
May Be Issued for Comple
tion of Bridge Work.
Before the city purchases Ita new
automobile, lire engines, hose wagons
and aerial truck, the enter or tne
Portland Fire Department and two
others will be sent to Ban Francisco to
look over the equipment of that city.
At a meeting of the ways and means
' committee of the OV Council yester
day morning. Mayor Rushlight sug
gested that a committee be sent to see
the automobile apparatus in use in San
Francisco and Oakland. The ways and
means committee suggested to the
Mayor that Councilman Maguire and C
E. Bigelow, chairman of the fire com
mittee of the Executive Board, be sent
with the Fire chief. It was left In the
hands of the Mayor.
a To pay for the expenses of this com
mittee on Its trip an appropriation of
$400 Is recommended by the ways and
means committee. i
Sellers May Pay Expenses.
Mayor Rushlight said bidders on the
apparatus offered to pay the expenses
of an investigating committee. He de
clined to accept such a proposition, but
It Is expected that when the apparatus
Is purchased, the company selling It
to the city will meet the expense of
this trip.
Councilman Menefee suggested that
conditions at Engine House No. 8, at
803 Russell street, be remedied at once.
He said screens should be placed in
the windows and window shades pro
vided for the benefit of the men who
sleep days.
The committee will recommend to
the Council that the salaries of five
Instrument men in the employ of the
City Engineer be raised from $110 a
month to J125 a month, and that five
more men be employed at 125. The
raise In salary will take place Sep
tember 1. If acted upon favorably by
the Council. Four additional Inspect
ors of brick and stone on sewers will
be employed.
A request from 19 engineers of the
Fire Departmeat for an increase of sal
ary from $119 to $130 a month was re
ceived, but action was deferred until
the next meeting. Councilman Maguire
favored increasing the salaries to $120
a month, but Councilman Menefee de
sired time to investigate. The engin
eers say they are now receiving the
same salary they did in 1907, while
other engineers receive from $100 to
$160 a month. They say the high cost
of living warrants an Increased wage
Engineer Modjeskl, in charge of the
construction of the new Broadway
bridge. Is to be asked for an estimate
of the probable amount of money ne
cessary to complete It. There was a
balance of $368,144.39 In the Broadway
Bridge fund on July S.
Bond Sale Contemplated.
Bonds to the amount of $2,000,000
were authorized to be sold, and bond
sales have now amounted to $1,8.000.
Vs there Is to be but one more sale,
the Council desires to know how much
more money Is required.
The report of the City Treasurer of
the amount of city money In the banas
and In the city vaults, showed It to
be $4,107,825. Of this, $396,200.49 Is In
the city vault; $17,235 Is In New York
banks, and the balance Is on deposit at
2 per cent.
City Auditor Barbur was author,
lied to communicate wit bonding com
panies and secure an estimate on a
blanket bond for city employes. A
rate of 4-10ths per cent Is now being
. paid. It is desired to reduce this.
Councilman Maguire said mail carriers
pay only 50 cents a year each for their
Bishop O'Doherty
Says Residents
Are Happy.
Instead of a hotbed of anarchy and
unrest, as commonly proclaimed, Spain
Is a haven of contentment just now.
Bays Right Rev. M. J. O'Doherty. who
left last night for San Francisco after
visiting with Archbishop Christie since
Tuesday. On account of his long resi
dence in Spain, as rector of the Col
lege of Irish Nobles, the oldest Irish
college in the world. Bishop O'Doherty
has an intimate acquaintance with con
ditions in that country.
Bishop O'Doherty recently was ap
pointed to the see of Zamboanga. In the
Philippine Islands, and is studying
church conditions in the United States
previously to taking up his duties
there, which will be about August 20.
In 1904 Bishop O'Doherty was ap
pointed rector of the Irish College by
King Alfonso. The college forms part
of the famous University of Salamanca
It was founded in 1692 by Irishmen.
Bishop O'Doherty was chairman of
the Irish section of"the Eucharlstlc
Congress, held last year In Madrid.
"The anarchistic movement In Spain
has Its root In five cities, where It ob
tains almost exclusively." said Bishop
O'Doherty. "These cities are Valen
cia. Zaragoza. Madrid, Balboa and Bar
celona. The radical elements there are
the merest fringe of the population,
and the people haven't the slightest
sympathy with them.
-It Is not true that the Spanish peo
ple are Ignorant There are state
schools in every little village, and uni
versity education has been brought so
near the people that it Is possible for
the poorest man to enter the profes
sions and attain to the highest emi
nence. I myself have seen thousands
of poor boys get their education In the
schools and enter the professions. The
fees at the Institutions of learning are
very low. and If the student matricu
lates with honor his schooling is ab
solutely free for'the term, and his
graduation fees are also remitted if he
passes his examinations with honor.
There is another thing I would like
to point out about the Spanish people.
We hear so much about the proud
Spanish nobleman.' The Implication is
untrue. The Spanish are the most
democratic people in the world.
"I was astounded by the magnitude
of the work the Catholic Church has
done in America" said the Bishop. 'The
institutions of charity and the schools
that are maintained here by the church
would do credit to any country. Com
ing front a country where all such In
stitutions are maintained by the gov
ernment. I was wholly unprepared for
Although only a short time In this
country. Bishop O'Doherty Is already
on the way to American citizenship.
Since his field of labor was thenceforth
to be under the Stars and Stripes, be
took out first citizenship papers Imme
diately upon arriving In New York.
S i
Diplomat Declares Oregon Is
Second Switzerland.
Opening At Panama Canal Will
Bring Flood of Immigrants to Pa
cific Coast, Says Ambassador
"Who Pays Visit to Portland.
Dr. Paul Rltter, Ambassador from
Switzerland to the United States, ar
rived here yesterday from Yellowstone
Park at 3 o'clock. He Is touring the
West to study the condition of Swiss
colonics in Pacific Coast States and to
gain an idea of what effect the open
ing of the Panama Canal will have on
Immigration to the Pacific Coast. He
will leave late tonight for Seattle 'to
study conditions there and to Investi
gate the request of tne Seattle Cham
ber of Commerce for the establishment
of a Swiss consulate In that city.
A. C. Bigger, Swiss Consul for Ore
gon, Washington and Idaho, and
other prominent Swiss-Americans, were
at the station early yesterday morning,
for the Ambassador was expected to
arrive at 7:30 A. M. They were dis
appointed when he failed to appear.
but it was found later that a misun
derstanding had arisen as to the time
of his arrival.
He arrived at 3 o'clock and was met
by a representative tody, who escorted
him to the Imperial Hotel in a car dec
orated with the national emblem of
Switzerland, a white 'cross surrounded
by a wreath of bay leaves and acorns,
the Stars and Stripes and a profusion
of red and white, the country's colors.
Seeond Switzerland Found.
After a hasty luncheon the Ambas
sador was taken for an automobile trip
about Portland. This morning, fol
lowing a luncheon In bis honor at the
Commercial Club, Dr. Rltter will be
taken for a trip along the banks of the
Columbia and to other places where he
may gain some Impression of the suit
ability of Oregon for immigrants.
A second but a larger Switzerland.
Such were the words In which Dr. Rlt
ter conveyed his first impressions of
Oregon, viewed from a car window.
Oregon is new to me, continued the
Ambassador. 'The nearest I have
ever been to this state was when I
landed at San Francisco three years
ago on my way from Japan to take up
my duties in Washington, D. C. But
I am already enchanted with the state.
The mountains and the scenery and the
climate all remind me of my home land.
No other state appealed to me so much
on my way across the continent.
"My government received a pressing
request for the establishment of a con
sulate at Seattle. As a result and on
account of the consideration given to
the possibilities for immigrants subse
quent to the opening of the canal, I
was requested to make the trip to this
Coast, not only to look into the ques
tion of placing a Consul In Seattle, but
also to give an Impartial account of the
opportunities of the West.
"The question of the establishment
of a- new consulate has to be under
taken seriously by us, for we are not a
large nation.- though we are a com
pact one.
East Becomes Congested.
life In the East is becoming too
strenuous, conditions are altered and
there Is no longer the same oppor
tunity for the average immigrant to
'make good.' as you say, unless he has
specialized. Generally the ordinary
man loses much of his money before
he has left New York, and he is as
tonished and disheartened at the price
be has to pay for some commodities
which he obtains at home for almost
He wants to come West, but he is
afraid. He fears the long, long jour
ney across the continent, tne days on
the train with no one to understand
him, his ignorance of prices and his
fear of falling into Jhe hands of
"All that will be altered with the
opening of the Panama Canal. He will
know from the start what his Journey
will cost him; he will know that he
will be met on arrival by men of his
own land, who speak his own tongue.
No Swiss fears the sea. TV hat will
appeal to him most is the knowledge
that what he has paid at the start will
be all he will have to expend on trans
portation, and also he will know that
he is coming to a climate tnat will ap
peal to him. to scenery that will remind
him of home.
"At present many prefer to go to
Florida ot Desirable.
1 have investigated Florida, where
they tell you thousands of dollars can
be made from growing an acre of cel
ery. But they do not tell you the cli
mate Is unbearable.
In connection with the class of Immi
grants that would come here, the Am
bassador said that the majority would
be farmers, or men with knowledge of
agricultural pursuits.
But, he coniinuea. our rarmers are
not accustomed to large ranches, such
as I understand you have here. They
Below Dr. Paul Hitter, Ambassador for Switzerland Im United States.
Above Top Row (Left to Right) J. J. Krobs, A. Keller, Kmil Stroplere,
R. Hoehull, W. II. Chapln Bottom Row !, to Right), H. Melsteri A.
C. Rigger, Swiss Consul for Oregon) Dr. Paul Rltteri Dr. George Bar
ihelme. Representative for the Cologne Gasette In Washington, D. C.) H.
B. Miller, Swiss Consul-General In Yokohama for 12 Yearn) A. E. Kern.
go more on the principle of 'three acres
and a cow,' and by their thrlftlness
they make a good living out of a small
property. They are steady workers,
fond of the soli, and able to get the
best results."
In Germany and In Switzerland no
advertising by foreign private firms is
allowed. The Swiss gain their knowl
edge of the West through the official
Immigration office.
"It is to that office that I desire to
make a full and true report of what I
find here In the West," said Dr. Rltter.
Swiss Colony Entertains.
Last night the Ambassador was the
guest of honor at a banquet and en
tertainment given by members of the
Swiss colony at their hall on Third
street. Music was rendered by the
Swiss Singing Society, Interspersed
with toasts and short speeches. From
the roof of the building the flag of
Switzerland fluttered beside the Stars
and Stripes.
Today at noon members of the
Chamber of Commerce will entertain
Dr. Rltter and 12 prominent Swiss
business men of Portland. Statistics
and Information on Oregon will be
supplied to the Ambassador. The op
portunities for small farmers as well
as large ranchers will be impressed
upon him.
Accompanying !Dr. Rltter was Dr.
George Barthelme, representative In
Washington, D. C, of the Cologne Ga
zette, one of the leading German news
papers. He had expected to find a
town of 90,000 people, having placed
infinite reliance in his Baedeker, which
spoke of Portland In 1903 as .a town
of 80,000 inhabitants.
"Such growth is remarkable, even
In the United States," said Dr. Bar
thelme. "At home It would seem im
possible. When I asked the conductor
on the train what the population of
this city was, he answered that it was
nearer 300,000 than 200,000. I asked
him if he ever exaggerated at all, but
his air of Injury and his reply con
vinced me that he was in earnest."
Suit Brought by Owners of Part of
; round to Clear Title.
An echo of an abandoned scheme to
erect a large market building, part of
which was to house the Commercial
Club, on fractional block 68, bounded
by Fifth, Sixth, - Pine and Ankeny
streets, was heard In Circuit Court
yesterday when John E. Wheeler,
Jacob H. Cook and Dant & Russell,
owners of the east 60 feet of the block,
started suit against the C. J. Cook
Company to clear title. 3. B. Huston
is attorney for the plaintiffs.
According to Attorney Huston the C.
J. Cook Company started digging a
basement for the building and then
stopped when his clients and Russell &
Blythe, who own the remainder of the
block, put up signs stating that they
would not be responsible. Later the
contracting company continued with
the work and now has a claim for
$6000. The idea in filing the present
suit Is to relieve the property of any
claim which might be preferred by
the C. J. Cook Company.
The C. J. Cook Company was not the
only sufferer when H. P. Barnhart and
H. L. Nelson, the promoters of the
market building scheme, "fell down."
Bennes & Hendricks, architects, put
in $6000 in cash and more than $3000 In
services and William H. Walker, the
real estate man, who got the lease on
the - property for the promoters, de
clares he has never been paid for his
Italian Wrestler Here.
Domenlco Turriclano, an Italian
grappler who has defeated a number
of fast men at matches In the East,
arrived here yesterday from Buffalo,
where he downed a mat man named
Schultz. The Italian challenges anyone
at 156 pounds.
Sun Beats Down and Gives
City Another "Scorcher."
George A. Petterson Recently Out of
Hospital Suffers Prostration
While on East Side and
Becomes Deranged.
Notwithstanding the weather pro
phet's prediction' Wednesday of cooler
weather for yesterday, Portland still
continued to swelter in the heat
and the mercury went up to the
mark of the previous day, 96, before
it began to recede. The evening, how
ever, was considerably cooler than on
Wednesday. -'
While the high record of Wednesday
was not maintained throughout the
day, the weather waa by no means
what could by any twist of language
be called "cool." People threw off
their coats without regard for conven
tionality and walked the streets In
their shirt sleeves and fanned them
selves with their hats. The sky was
rather clouded throughout the day, and
this at least prevented the sun's rays
from beating down so fiercely as they
were wont to. The humidity, however,
appeared to be greater. Not until af
ter 6 o'clock did a ripple of breeze stir
the stagnant atmosphere.
High Mark at 4:15 P. SI.
The high mark was reached at 4:15.
In the next 45 minutes the mercury
contracted four degrees, and at 6
o'clock the showing was only 92 de
grees. By 7 o'clock the heat was only
83 degrees, fully 12 degrees lower than
It was the same time Wednesday.
Indications are for cooler weather to
day, as forecasted. "Fair, not so warm;
westerly winds," Is the official forecast.
One heat prostration was recorded
yesterday. George A. Petterson, a
salesman for the Fred A. Jacobs Com
pany, was affected while walking along
tne street at urana avenue ana -ast
Clay street, and became temporarily
demented. It was necessary for sev
eral men to restrain h-rm until an au
tomobile with which to take him to the
hospital could be secured.
S.cond Stroke Recorded.
Three weeks ago Petterson was
struck by an automobile driven by H. J.
Lathey and sustained injuries to the
head. Last Monday he was released
from the hospital. The recent Injuries
evidently made him unable to with
stand the heat. His Is the second case
of sunstroke recorded In Portland.
Wednesday W. Langford succumbed to
the heat In the middle of the afternoon
and was taken to the Good Samaritan
The hourly temperatures yesterday
were as follows: ...
AM. ' Degrees.!P. M. Degrees.
5:00 8i)'t:00 01
6:00 68 2:00 94
7:00 68 3:00 .". 93
8:00 70 4:00 95
9:00 ............ 7:: 3:00 ........ ....... HZ
10:00 806:00 87
11:00 84 7:00 S3
12:00 8
Highest, 96 degrees at :1B P. M.
No statistics are available showing ths
enormous Importation of foodstuffs from the
United States and Eastern Canadian points,
but most of the poultry and eggs used In
Western Canada come from the eastern
nmirimv, u nH th TTniteo states, and the
larger cities of Western Canada yearly fac"
a deartu oz aairy proa uc is. yIi
Right of City to New Railroad
Span Unsettled.
Power Company Falls to Reach
Agreement on Right to Streets at
East Approach Old Struc
ture Closes August 9.
New bridge ready fo" traffic Sun
day. Old bridge will be closed August 9.
Street railway company has no
franchise over streets connecting
with east approach of new bridge.
Neither city nor county authorities
have agreed with railroad company
for use of upper deck.
County officials aver city should
deal with Harrlman people.
City officials say they have no au
thority to do business. .
Government demands old bridge
be removed six months after new
bridge Is opened.
Residents of Northeast Portland ,
fear serious delay In traffic between
that section and business district.
As fast as workmen can place the
steel rails across the double track lift
span of the new Harrlman bridge over
the Willamette River the massive steel
structure that is to replace the old and
dilapidated Steel bridge Is being com
pleted, and immediately it will be
opened for regular railroad traffic
In less than 30 days thereafter, un
less a stay of the Government's order
ing requiring the removal of the old
bridge In six months after the new one
Is opened Is secured, demolition of the
old structure will be started.
How the surface traffic now accom
modated on the old rlteel bridge will
be handled is a question to which city
and county officials, as well as the
100,000 or more residents served by the
old bridge, are giving serious consid
eration, inasmuch as neither the city
nor the county has entered Into a con
tract with the railroad tompany for the
use of the new bridge.
The question assumes alarming pro
portions when the fact that .the Port
land Railway, Light & Power Company
is unable to use the new structure Is
given consideration.
The streetcar company has agreed
with 4he railroad for the use of the
upper deck, but It has been unable to
come to terms with the city for fran
chises over the Bast Side streets neces
sary to connect its existing lines with
the new bridge.
The Harrlman officials declare their
intention of opening the draw of the
old bridge on August 9, in accordance
with notice that they served 10 days
ago. After that date traffic that nor
mally crosses the Steel bridge will
have to seek another outlet.
Some time ago the county authorities
dented their responsibility In negotiat
ing with the railroad officials and de
clared it the duty of the city officials
to act. Mayor Rushlight and members
of the Council say they have not been
advised that It Is their duty to make
a contract with the railroad.
Harrlman officials admit that 140.'
000 a year is a fair rental, to be col
lected from the public for use of the
upper deck. This, they point out. will
pay interest at the rate of 5 per cent
on an Investment or ouu,uoo, wmcn
they say Is the cost of the upper deck.
Concert Will Begin at 8 o'clock at
Holladay Park.
Tonight the Portland Park Band, W.
E. McElroy director, will play at Holla
day Park, East Twelfth and Holla
day avenue. The concert will begin
at 8 o'clock, and following- will be the
March m "Regimental Pride" Heed
Overture. "Morning, Noon and Night"
Barcarole from "Tales of Hoffman"
H umorous caraph rase and variations on
"The Weartn' o the Green". ... .Douglas
Ballet, "Flight of the Birds." Rice
Selection from "Lea Huguenots" .Meyerbeer
Patrol. "The siue ana tne uray" .... uaniDy
Musical comedy, "Mile. Modiste". . .Herbert
Chilian Dance "Manana" Mlssud
March. "King Carnival" .....Rosey
Sunday afternoon the band will play
at Mount Tabor Park, the concert to
begin at 2:30 o'clock.
Dairy experts to Organize.
BOZEMAN, Mont., July 18. Dairy ex
perts from Minnesota, North and South
Dakota, Montana, Idaho, Utah and
Washington began here today a two
days meeting. It Is planned to per
fect a permanent organization for the
purpose of promoting the dairy indus
try in the Northwest.
Representatives of Public Service
Corporations Scored at Hands of
City Officials , Maguire
Makes Forgery Charge.
"O rats!" ,
It was Councilman Clyde who spoke.
Testy because Councilman "Joy bad
voted Indefinitely to postpone Mr.
Clyde's pet measure to make a mini
mum gas and eleotrio light rate BO
cents, Mr. Clyde turned and left the
council chamber. A joint meeting of
the Judiciary and Industry committees
was In session.
Representatives of the telephone,
gas and electric light companies came
in for a grilling at the hands of Coun
cllmen. Maguire wanted to know of
H. M. Pabst, manager of the Portland
Gas Company, by what right his com
pany charged the small consumer a high
rate and the large consumer a small
rate. Councilman wllhelm said the
gas company charged for gas. during
the Summer months, while consumers
were away on their vacations, ,
Vacation Charge Denied.
This Mr. Fabst denied.. "All who
leave on their vacations, and who so
notify the gas company, will not be
charged during the Summer not even
:he minimum of $1," he said.
Councilman Clyde said the minimum
rate In Tacoma and Seattle Is B0 cents.
"Are we to blame because these com
panies Inflate their bond Issues?" He
J. E. Werlein. as traveling auditor
of the Portland Railway, Light & Pow
er Company, following Mr. Clyde's
speech, remarked suggestively that
the time for Jingoism is past.
Councilman Wallace made- the mo
tion to postpone the proposed ordinance.
Councilman Wallace, Jennings, Wllhelm
and Joy voted for the postponement.
thus killing the ordinance. Councllmen
Maguire and Clyde voted "No." Coun
cllmen Baker and Burgard were not
Maguire Allege. Forgery.
During the discussion. Mr. Maguire
charged the gas company with having
forged his name to some sort of agree
men. Mr. Clyde Insinuated that women have
been spoken to insultingly by gas
clerks. He evidently expected that Mr.
Joy would support the minimum rate
"O rats!" he said. "You always do
that. We will bring In a minority re
port, and fight this out in Council meet
ing." The meeting broke up in confusion,
Mr. Clyde's proposed ordinance giving
public service corporations the right to
take deposits, and requiring them to
pay Interest, being referred to the City
Mr. Clyde, helped to quash Mr. Joy's
pet ordinance requiring telephone com
panies to install telephones where re
quested, within five days for each block
It is necessary to extend the line in
order" to reach the new patron.
Six-Year Plea In Vala.
Mr. Joy said a woman living across
the street from him has been trying for
six years to have a Pacific States tele
phone Installed, and has so fasr failed.
He said it is time such conditions are
W. J. Phillips, division commercial
superintendent of the Pacific States
Telephone & Telegraph Company,
showed the Councllmen a map, on which
Is outlined the work done by the com
pany in the last few years, and to be
He explained that to supply an
isolated patron would often necessitate
stringing a 200-cable or 400-cable line
for a long distance, and that this could
not always be done on short notice.
"If this ordinance passes, it will be
impossible for the telephone companies
to comply with It, ' he said. "It would
not be a physical possibility for us to
supply service in some districts with
in Ave days for each block to be cov
ered. -Portland
Ranks First.
"In 1900," continued Mr. Phillips, "we
had 4540 telephones in Portland. July
1, we had 37.004. Portland's population
In 1900 was 90,406. In 1910 it was
207,000. In 1910 we had 24,800 tele
phones. The increase in population
was 129 per cent ana tne In'
crease in the number of telephones
was 448 per cent. In the number of
telephones to the population Portland
takes first rank among cities of ita
"In 1911 we spent $1,458,000 and the
expenditure of $335,580 is now being
considered, in addition to spending
$500,000 more for a new building and
new equipment.
R. W. Montague, representing the
Home Telephone Company, said this
company has increased the number of
its telephones from 6300 in 1907 to 13,
215 this year. He said no dividends
have been declared since the company
was Incorporated, but that all money,
aside from running expenses, has been
put Into equipment
Water Ulaln Delays Cited.
"Since 1909 we have spent $350,000,'
be said, "and borrowed $200,000 more
last year. We are serving the growin
city just as fast as we can. But no
court in the country would compel us
to comply with an ordinance ordering
us to put in telephones wherever re
quested in a few days' time. In some
cases it would be Impossible.
"When the city gives a telephone
company a franchise to put In tele
phones," commented Mr. Joy, "I think
the company is bound to furnish eerv
ice to every resident of the city who
wants It.
To this Mr. Phillips replied that the
city will not lay water mains In dis
tricts which will not yield six per cent
revenue, and that the Council should
not make an unreasonable demand of
the telephone company. All the com
mitteemen voted against the ordinance.
except Councilman Joy.
Suffrage Workers Will Lecture to
Women of Big Stores.
Working in conjunction with the
Men's Equal Suffrage Society, the
Woman's Club campaign committee is
planning to hold a series of evening
meetings for women and girls work
ing in department stores and business
houses. Ten-minute addresses on suf
frage will be given by men and women,
and the meetings will last one hour.
The idea has been received with en
tnusiasm. s
The College Equal Suffrage League
decided at its meeting last Tuesday to
hold noon-hour speeches at the lumber
mills and factories, so that, in this
way, an active canvass will be made
BAKER Theater
White Slave
Traffic Exposed
With vivid lecture and slides.
AND , EVENINGS, AT 6:S0, S AND 9:30.
Admission ZSc, Children 15c.
MAIN . A 109
WEEK JILY IB Mrs. Louis James in
"Holding a Hnsband," Marguerite Haner.
"The Leadlnc LmJv"! Empire Comedy our.
Cycling Vemons. Pauline Moras, Dare Broth
ers, 1 mil and Msnulus blooe. Orchestra
Rnillnn a- Consldma
Refined Vaudeville
Nights Matinees
10 and 20c Any Seat 10c
Cnckoo and Laura, Elisabeth Kennedy and
Anna Mack Berlela. Harry Haywara m in.,
Princeton and Yale. Sisters Llndon, Bert
Cutler, Orchestra, Pictures.
nfiTlNEE" DAI by
WEEK JULY IS Fred Ireland and His
Dancing Casino Girls, Kousley and Nichols,
Wood's Animal Actors, El Barto, Four Fly
ing Valentines, Pantajresvope, Pitntages Or
chestra. Popular prices. Box office open 10
A. M. to 10 P. M. Boxes and first row bnl
eony reserved. Phones: A 2288. Main 4036.
Curtain 2:30, 7:15 and D.
Big Bill of Free, Outdoor Attractions .,
King Pharaoh The world famous a
horse. Every afternoon and evening. T
Lady Livingston The skating bear
Jo free performances on the band
.atand. New itunta. Every afternoon
and evening. $
. Oak a I'axk Band Delightful eon- .j.
certa that attract all every even! riff. .
lunch and Judy A capital little "
- entertainment for the youngster-.
Cor. VaaKhn and Twenty-fourth St a.
JILV 16, 17, 18, 10, SO, 1.
Games begrtn Weekdays at 8:00 P. M.
Sundays at 2.30 P M.
Boys under 12 Free to Bleachers
of the majority of worklngr women,
while It Is hoped that many of the
men also will attend.
PORTLAND, July 18. Maximum temper
ature, 96 degrees ; minimum, tf8 degree.
River reading, 8 A. M., 0.9 feet; change in
last 24 hours, 0.5 feet. Total rainfall (G
p. M. to S P. M-), none; total rainfall since
September 1. 1911, B4.91 inches; normal rain
fall since September 1, 44.85 lnchea; defi
ciency of rainfall since September 1. 191 1.
9.44 Inches. Total sunshine, 11 hours; pos
sible sunshine, 15 hours 18 minutes. Bar
ometer (reduced to sea level) at 5 P. M.,
29.84 Inches.
State of
Boise ,
Boston ..........
Des Moines
Eureka ..........
Galveston .......
Helena ..........
Kansas City
Klamath Falls ..
Laurier .
Los Angeles .....
New Orleans ....
New York
North Head
North Yakima ...
St. Louis
St. Paul
Salt Lake
San Francisco ...
Tatoosh Island . .
Walla Walla ....
Yellowstone Park.
High-pressure still obtains over the cen
tral portion of the United 8tates. while over
the lower. St. Lawrence Valley and over In
terior portions of the- Paclflo Slope the
pressure Is low. Within the last 12 hours
showers have occurred In Northeastern
Oregon, Utah, Colorado, Arizona and Texas,
and light to heavy rains have fallen quite
generally east of the Mississippi Rlr.
Thunderstorms were reported from Moduia,
Toledo. Pittsburg and Boston. The weather
is warmer In Interior Western Canada. East
ern Washington. North Idaho, Montana, the
Dakotas, the Southwest, the St. Iawrence
Valley and Nevada, and It is cooler In Ore
gon, Southern Idaho, Utah, Colorado. Cen
tral Texas, Nebraska. Western Missouri, th.
Lake region and Ohio Valley. j
The conditions are favorable for generally
fair and continued warm weather in this
district Friday. Westerly winds will obtain.
Portland and vicinity Fair, not so warm;
westerly winds.
Oregon and Washington Generally fair:
not so warm Interior west portion; generally
westerly winds.
Idaho Generally fair; warmer eouth por
tion. .
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