Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937, August 31, 1912, Page 10, Image 10

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Lack of Support Causes
Transportation Company to
End Regular Service. .
Traffic Which Has Forced Down
Rail Rates for Inland Empire
Steadily Drains on Pockets of
Hopeful Stockholders.
Tn another month steamers of the
Open River Transportation Company,
which have operated from Portland to
The Dalles and above Celilo to points
on the Snake River and Upper Colum
bia, will be withdrawn. Notices have
been sent to agents along the river
that the last trip will be mane irora
Portland September 30 and then the
tmcr J N. Teal will be tied up. the
steamer Inland Empire. operating
above Celilo. being ordered off the run
as soon as she delivers freight trans
ferred from the Teal.
Lack of support is the principal rea
son assigned, which of course means
that Portland business men who have
aided the line, not alone turougn
patronage but with generous financial
contributions, have tired of digging
into their st rone boxes longer. For
about seven years the service has been
given out of Portland and In the face
of keen competition from the Hill in
terests through the operation of the
steamers of The Dalles. Portland e
Astoria Navigation Company, it has
been held up with promises of patron
age and the belief that ultimately the
inland growers and mercantile houses
realize the benefits to be de
rived from steamer competition and
the material opposition to the rail
Rail Rate Forced Dowa.
J. N. Teal, of this city, was the main
factor in the project from Its incep-
tinn and lie has been associated wnn
prominent wholesalers who purchased
stock, which is of little value save for
what will be realized rrom me aispo
it!on nf nropertv on hand, but they
alsn contributed toward the losses and
besides routing their own freight
worked to have others divert what was
nosslhle to the steamers.
The management of the Open River
line has succeeded In forcing aown ran
rates and given the Inland Empire the
cheapest transportation It has known.
From Portland the steamer J. N. Teal
operates every other day and connects
with the Inland -Empire, while during
the busy season and water conditions
permitted the steamer Twin Cities was
in service east of cemo.
For the next month it is believed
that business will be heavy because
so many will rush goods by the water
route to take advantage of low rates.
Circulars will be Issued today to ship
pers acquainting them with the situa
tion and It is also expected that a
formal statement will be given out by
the directors, setting forth their views
of the forced withdrawal.
Support la Larklua-.
Recently the stockholders met and
the facts were laid before them and it
was agreed that everything would be
done to carry the service along, but
the result is explained by one Inter
ested in saying that the "line has not
received the business support that
might properly be expected from those
who have been most benefited by the
remedial effect of water competition in
lowering freight rates."
The steamer Tahoma went on the run
early this season and her owners say
that so long as she is given the
patronage whiclf has been enjoyed so
far she will continue in service. The
steamers Dalles City and Bailey-Gatx-ert,
of the Hill fleet, will remain on
the run as in the past, though one
will be withdrawn during the worst
of the Winter season when business Is
slack and weather conditions inter
Lumber Cargo Is Jettisoned but Big
Steamer Remains Fast.
Advices from San Lazaro. on the
Xajwer California coast, do not indi
cate that the steamer Pleiades, which
went ashore there a few days ago,
sustained severe damage, yet marin
ers are inclined to the belief that she
cannot be floated. A few years ago
the Sesostris, of the Kosmos line,
went ashore on the west coast, bound
irom Hamburg to Puget Sound, and
she remains there today on an even
fceel.. but all efforts to float her
proved unsuccessful.
The Pleiades lies broadside on the
sand and she is said to be making a
ied that may be her last resting
place, though the steamer Greenwood,
wrecker, has reached the scene and
nhould begin operations at once. Her
deckload of 800,000 feet of lumber has
been Jettisoned and lies along the
teach and it is supposed that the
work of lightering her heavy cargo
In the hold will be undertaken. The
vessel went 'ashore during an unusu
ally dark night and It is figured that
she was carried there by strong inset
currents that prevail in the vicinity.
Launching of Steamer Grahamona
to Be Exclusive Arfalr.
Captain A. W. Graham, dean of the
Yellow Stack Line, superintendent of
construction, traffic manager, and
holder of other titles appertaining
thereto. Js the author of an innova
tion in maritime functions inasmuch
as he announces thajt the launching of
the steamer Grahamona. at Supple s
vards which event is scheduled for
Tuesday, there will be no "keg of
nails," or refreshments under any
other name, distributed to guests.
In fact the skipper admits that he
leans strongly to silent launchlngs and
Intimated yesterday that the public
would not even be apprised of the
hour, but that the Grahamona would
slide Into the water as easy and noise
lessly as possible. Some have unfeel
ingly applied the title of Grandmother
to the new steamer because of the
similarity of names, but her builder in
sists that she will be the real kitten
ish one of the yellow stackers.
Portland Handicapped While Paget
Sound Enjoys Prosperity.
Portland has prospects for a partial
service to the Orient until the open
ing of the new year, but it amounts
to about one steamer a month. This Is
less than has been enjoyed since the
Portland & Asiatic had sole control of
the field, for with the advent of the
Waterhouse ships and after the lat
ter line took over the Portland &
Asiatic, the service was one ship ev
ery days or more. Yet from Pua-et
Sound comes word that agents of
fleets running from there across the
Pacific, unite in the assertion that the
carsro business to China, Japan ana
Manila.' will break all records during
the 1912-13 season.
Tt is said that some of the lines
have accepted engagements that mean
no space will be available until Feb
ruary and for that reason It Is thought
that traitiD steamers will De engagea
to transport the overflow. Two liners
are loading there to capacity and two
others are due to take out full car
goes. A strong feature of the situ
ation is that steamer owners and op
erators are reaping big benefits be
cause rates are stiff and in keeping
with the demand for facilities, yet it
Is reported that the Awa Maru is ac
cepting wheat and flour at least 1
below the rates of other lines because,
during a lull early In the year, con
tracts were accepted on that basis.
The vessel left the North this week
with 5300 tons of wheat" and other
vessels of the Nippon Yusen Kalsha
will carry stuff under the cheap con
tracts for at least six months longer.
RygJa Chartered to Load Wheat for
Europe Xext Month.
Largest of the cargoes the Norwegian
steamer Hercules has loaded since be-
6TEAMER intelligence.
Dm to Arrive.
Name. From Date.
Rosa Cltr Ban Pedro... In port
Beaver Eaa Pedro. ...In port
Breakwater Cooa Bay.... Aug. SI
Sue H. Elmore. Tillamook Sept. 1
Koanoke San Diego. .. Sept. , J
Alliance. Eureka Sept. 1
Isthmian Sallna Crus..Sepi. J
Anvil Bandon Sept. 2
Bear san Pedro... Sept. 4
Geo. W. Elder. .San Diego. .. Sept. 9
Xevadan Sa:ina Cruz.. Sept. 13
Lyra Sallna Crua.. Ript. :
Kebraakaa.f. . .Sallna Crux.. Oct. 4
X Depart.
Name. For Data.
Klamath San Diego Aug. 31
Northland Kan Pedro. . .Aug. 31
Yale 9. F. to L. A.. Aug. 31
Rosa City Jian Pedro. .. Sept. 1
Harvard S. K. to L. A.. Sept. I .
Breakwater Coos Bay Sept. 3
Sue H. ElmoreTlllamook. ...Sept. 3
Alliance Eureka Sept. 3
Koanoke. ..... -ban Diego. .. .Sept. 4
Beaver. ....... San Pedro... Sept. 4
Anvil Bandon Sept. 4
Isthmian Salina Crux. . Sept. 5
Bear San Pedro... Sept. 0
Ceo. W. Elder. San Diego Sept. 11
Nevadan. ..... a!ina Cms. ..Sept. 11
Lyra Sallna Crua.. Sept. 30
Nebraskan. ... -Sallna Crua. . Oct. 8
ing sailed from Portland to the Ori
ent, was cleared yesterday at the Cus
torn-House, as she leaves today on her
final trip to the Far Bast in the pres
ent service. She lias 725,140 feet of
lumber, valued at $7253; 22.650 barrels
of flour, at $71,280, and 78.250 bushels
of wheat, valued at $62,564, besides
miscellaneous shipments.
The Norwegian steamer Rygja, which
was also a member of the Oriental fleet
until the expiration of her charter
about two months ago. was chartered
yesterday by the Portland Flouring
Mills Company to load a full cargo of
wheat here in September for the United
Kingdom. Her rate Is 50 shillings. The
vessel wiu sail from the Orient to
Vancouver. B. C. with a sugar cargo.
and on discharging that is to proceed
Marine Xotes.
Llghtvessel No. 88 was lifted on the
Oregon drydock yesterday for clean
lng and painting and to be overhauled.
To have her propeller tightened, 'ho
tug Resolute was hauled out at sup
pies yards yesterday. The s'.eamer
Stranger is having her machinery
overhauled there, besides having baa
her stem rebuilt.
Captain Albert Crowe, who has re
turned from Astoria after righting the
British tramp Netherpark. which nad
a decided list, says that by filling her
ballast tanks she regained an even
keel and sailed yesterday for Calcutta.
To take on a deckload of lumber.
the steamer Nebalem shifted to I'res-
cott yesterday and will sail today. She
loaded 600 tons of wheat here tor oan
Francisco. The steamer Temple K.
Dorr went to Prescott to load and is
to finish at Questport.
Former members of the Port of Port
land Commission and those who form
the present personnel, besides members
of the Commission of Public Docks.
grain and lumber exporters, the chiet
engineers of all rail lines centering
ere and others prominent in tne snip
ping and commercial sphere have been
Invited to attend the official narDor
test at 11 o'clock today of the ner
dredge Willamette, the first steel dig
ger to be turned out here. The ves
sel was shifted to a point off the dock
of the .Eastern & Western Lumber
Company yesterday and will work
there from 7:30 o'clock this morning
until about 4 o'clock this afternoon,
but the guests will assemble at 11 this
morning, as a luncheon will bi pro
vided. Movements or Vessels.
PORTLAND. Aug. 30. Arrived Steamer
Beaver, from San Pedro and San Francisco;
steamer Shoshone, from San Francisco: gas
oline schooner Patsy, from Bandon: steamer
Daisy Freeman, from San Francisco. Sailed
Steamer Rose City, for San Francisco and
San Pedro: steamer Coaster, for San Pedro.
Astoria. Aug. 30. Arrived at 7 and left
up at A. M-. steamer Beaver, from San
Pedro and San Francisco. Sailed at 5 A. M., W. s. Porter, for San Francleco. Ar
rived i.t !):3l and left up at 1I:0 A. M.,
st.-a-ner fchoshon. from San Francisco. Ar
rived and left uo at 3 P. M.. gasoline
sMn.oner Patsy from Bandon and way
ports. Sailed at 2:30 P. M.. British ateamer
Nethtrpark. for Calcutta. Arrived at 3:15
I'. ! and left up. ateamer Daisy Freeman,
from" San Francisco. Arrived down at 3:43
iitid sallen at :.TO P. M-. steamer Rose City,
foe San Francisco and San Pedro.
San F'anclsco. Aug. 30. Sailed at a A.
M . steamer Isthmian, for Portland. Sailed
Stamcr Roanoke, for Portland. Sailed last
night, steamers Hoquiam and Rainier, foi
Portland. . .
Cooa Bay. Aug. 30. Sailed Steamer
Breakwater, for Portland.
IdkkaJchl. Aug. 28. Sailed German ship
Egoc. for Portland. ..,. . ,
Iquiaue. Aug. SO. Sailed Schooner J. H.
Lunsmann. for Columbia River.
Astoria. Aug. 29. Sailed at :4 P. M..
s. turner Navajo, for San Francisco. Sailed
a: : 1". M.. steamer Casco. for San Fran
(Iko. Sailed at midnight, .ateamer Shasta,
for Sar. Pedro.
Seattle Aug. 30. Arrived Steamers Min
nesota, from Yokohama: City of Seattle,
from Skagway; Umatilla, from San Fran
cisco; Humboldt, from Skagway: Tamplco.
from Tacoma: Meteor, from Tacoma. Sailed
Steamers Governor. for San Francisco;
Watson, for San Francisco: Willapa. for
Wlllapa Harbor: Columbian, for Tacoma;
Umatilla, for Tacoma.
San Francisco. Aug. 30. Arrived Steam
ers Sierra, from Honolulu: City of Puebla.
from Victoria: Falrhaven. from Port Ludlow-
Siaak. from Seattle. Sailed Steamers
Isthmian, for Aberdeen; Roanoke, for Port
land: Nebraskan. for Sallna Crua; Svea, for
Grays Harbor.
Tacoma. Aug. 30. Arrived Steamer Ti
tan from Liverpool, via Yokohama: steamer
Eureka, from Alaska; barge Jamea Drum -mond.
from Gypsum. Alaska: Nome City,
from Everett. Sailed Nome City, for Seat
tle: Meteor, for San Francisco; Tamplco. for
Columbia River Bar Report.
rAnrfltlon mt the moutn OI tne river at a
P. M-. smooth: wina
weather, cloud.
northwest, 4 miles;
Tides at Astoria Saturday.
High Low.
"40 A. M.7. .".7.9 feet s:4t A. M 1.4 feet
2:56 P. SI 8.4 feet 9:14 P. M..
.LI feet
Mrs. Sparks Is Recovering.
Within the next few days Mrs. James
Sparks, who was wounded in the back
bv her husband recently, will be able
to sit up. in the opinion of City Phys
ician Zlegler, who has charge of the
case. Yesterday one of the stitches
was removed, and another will be
taken out today, and all fear of In
fection of the wound is now removed.
Sparks committed suicide after think
ing that he had killed his wife.
I-aat week Rosenthal' shoe sale.
Boulevard Association to Be
Formed at Gearhart.
Julius Meier Says That With Per
feet Road From Ice-Bound Mount
. Hood Along Columbia to Sea
Millions Would Come.
Getting plana afoot for the last link
in a great Columbia River highway,
which shall be advertised to the world
as the peer of all other scenic drives
to be found along the shores of the
Pacific, a g&oup of Portland business
men and memDers of tne roruano.
Automobile Club, are prepared for the
bir excursion to Gearhart Park Sun
day morning, when the Lower Colum
bla Boulevard Association is to be
formed. Julius L. Meier. who has
fathered the movement for a fine
highway between Portland and the
sea. says assurances have been re
ceived of a large gathering Monday
morning, when the meeting is called to
perfect organization.
"This Columbia River road plan is
the greatest thing which has been
put before the people of this city and
adjacent country." said Mr. Meier yes
terday. "We wholly fail to appro
elate what an asset it would be to
have a superb drive along the river,
from beyond the Cascade gorges, to
the sea, with a branch running out
to Mount Hood, and Portland the
radial center. A road from Portland
to Mount Hood is a great idea, which
the people of this city will surely
build, and will later erect a monument
to the name of the man who has
dinned it into our ears. But the idea
should broaden. We want a boulevard
along the Columbia River to the sea.
fK should tap all the scenic treasure
houses of this region. It would open
a prospect which no other highway of
the American continent can rival. For
this trip alone, we would have thou
sands of tourists come in time. It
would become a conspicuous item in
transcontinental advertising.
Crater Lake Advertising Point.
"Within two or three years you will
see that Crater Lake, in Southern Or
egon, is on the advertising list of ev
erv transcontinental railway. It will
be shown to millions of people in book
lets, on posters and cards. This will
come because the Government Is to
build a road system opening the tract
to convenient access, so that automo
billsts and other vehicles may reach
the lake throughout the open season.
Good roads will not make Crater
Lake, but they will make It an asset
for the state of Oregon.
"All that can be said for the de
velopment of Crater Lake is possible
for the Columbia and Mount wood, u
we get at the task of building roads.
In addition to setting Mount Hood
aside as a National Park, we must
have it opened to travel. An then we
must, at the same time, press the
work of constructing a splendid boule
vard through the gorges of the Cas
cades, down the stream to Portland,
and thence following the Columbia to
the sea. Every dollar- we put into
this work will bring Into the state
and city a hundred. It will result in
placing on all railway advertising lit
erature the name of Oregon in a new
form. Then you will hear of the two
exeat attractions of this region being
the Columbia River route with. Mount
Hood, and Crater Lake.
Aauset Is Great.
"Our asset In river and mountain is
trreater than Mount Rainier. We have
the snow and Ice. the crevasse and
loftv Deak. the possibilities of unlim
Ited mountain development, and along
side it we can build a nignway on
which the automobile owner will put
his machine for the delightful run
through the rugged gorges down to
Portland, and thence to the sea. Hud
son River has no such scenery as this.
There Is game and fishing at either
hand. From a perpetual snowfield to
heautlful. pure river, tnrougn a
crroat citv and to the seaside within
a few hours, is a combination of driv
Ina- which no other land affords, it is
nnrs when we open the roads.'
President W. J. Clemens is doing his
best to have the entire Automoone
ninh loin the excursion on the Astoria
& Columbia River Railway, leaving
hum Sundav morning or evening. Both
he and Mr. Meier are urging scores of
prominent business men to join , the
party, and take a hand in forming the
new association. The meeting is to be
held Monday morning at Gearhart,
with many of the most active business
interests of the lower Columbia in at
tendance, and all the county officials
of Multnomah, Columbia ana t-iaisup.
Continued From First Page.)
from exercising or attempting to exer
cise the functions of the office of Dis
trict "Attorney and to ask "that upon
final hearing he be declared guilty of
usurping, intruding into and unlaw
fully exercising" the office of District
Attorney; that he be ousted and Cam
eron reinstated and that the plaintiff
have Judgment for costs and disburse
ments. Eaterly'a Right Denied.
In the document filed containing the
Information in quo warranto proceed
ings, Mr. Cameron denied the lawful
right of Mr. Esterly to hold the office
and declares illegal his entrance into
the grand Jury room' yesterday and
bis participation in the work of the
grand jury.
C. W. Fulton will appear for Mr.
Cameron, and he will be assisted by
Henry St. RaynerT M. L. Pipes also
probably will be secured to assist
them. Mr. Esterly had not determined
last night whom he would secure to
handle his side of the case.
"We will not attempt to take charge
of it ourselves." he said. "We've got
about all the work we can handle in
the regular line of official duty, and I
will confine myself to that and call
upon someone else to take charge of
the Cameron case."
Deputies Are Named.
Mr. Esterly yesterday appointed four
deputies Loyal H. McCarthy, A. A.
Jayne, W. S. Asher and E. R. Rlngo.
Judge Morrow recognized without
hesitation both Mr. Esterly and his
deputies, making it plain, however,
that this ruling was not final, and that
Mr. Esterly was recognized for the
present because no question had as yet
been raised as to the legality of his ap
pointment. Judge Morrow will not be in the city
this morning, and the contest from
Mr. Cameron's office will be brought
before Judge McGinn in its first stage
at least.
Although it was . announced from
some sources yesterday that Mr.
Esterly had offered to continue J. J.
Fitzgerald and Deputy Distriot Attor
ney Page as deputies in his office. Mr.
Esterlv last night denied the state
Taxvrell Rumor Denied.
"I notified them yesterday that
would not appoint them," he said,
"hut that I would sanction their ap
pointment as special prosecutors in
two cases in which they already have
been working and in those two cases
only. This concession was made pure
lv because of the Importance of the
cases and the fact that they had al
ready handled them In the preliminary
The cases referred to are the Hazel
Erwin and Willard Tanner murder
cases, which will come up early next
An unusual sensation was created
yesterday afternoon when the rumor
spread about the city that Municipal
Judge Tazwell had been ousted from
his place by order1 of the Governor and
that Mayor Rushlight would imme
diately appoint his successor. Scarcely
had the rumor gained currency, how
ever, before it met with flat denials,
both from Judge Tazwell and from
Governor West. Judge Tazwell de
clared there was no foundation what
ever to the report.
"I did not .take any action to oust
Mr. Tazwell," said Governor West last
night, "nor do I contemplate any such
action. In fact, I have no information
at hand that would lead me to believe
that such action is necessary."
Conference Is Held.
Governor West, however, admitted
last night that they had conferred yes
terday and that one of the subjects
under consideration had been the pos
sible appointment of someone to oc
cupy the municipal bench in case Mr.
Tazwell should leave the city at this
time on a vacation.
Rumors apparently coming from
authoritative sources last night, how
ever, persisted in predicting the resig
nation of Judge Tazwell to be offered
today or in the near future. In case
either of resignation or of departure
of the Municipal Judge on leave of
absence for a vacation, the appoint
ment of the man who will hold the
municipal bench will rest with Mayor
Rushlight. Governor West intimated
last night that in case of such ap
pointment he might recommend some
one to the Mayor for selection, al
though he had not considered anyone
at the present time.
The situation between the Governor
and the Sheriff's office remains much
the same as it has been tor tne past
two days.
Word Rejects Appointment.
Tom Word yesterday sent the Gov
ernor a letter in whicn ne aeiinneiy
declined to accept appointment as
special agent for the state to make
arrests and gather evidence in the
proposed cleanup campaign.
"I have gone into tne matter pretty
thoroughly with my legal advisers,
said Mr. Word, "and have been told
that there is grave question as to
whether I would have authority to
make arrests. I have therefore de.
clined this appointment because my
hands would be tied in this way and
I would be unable to do effective work.
When, as Sheriff of the county,
made raids on vice resorts, suits for
damages amounting to upward of
,100,000, were filed against me. At
the time my official position made it
Impossible for them to make any of
the suits "stick,' Dut witnoux mis au
thority, especially when it is ques
tionable whether I have the power to
arrest, I might be made JiaDie ior
verv heavy damages. It is a risk I
cannot afford to take.
"I am heartily in sympathy with
any- movement to arrest vice in Port
land, however, and am willing to co
operate in every way in which I can
be of real service.
IVest Yet Undecided,
Personally I like Sheriff Stevens
and I have absolutely nothing against
him. If. at the election, the people
feel that they want me In the office.
with the authority to act then given
me, I certainly shall be ready to pros
ecute as vigorous a campaign as any
one could desire."
Governor West had made no decision
last nisrht as to whom he might yet
appoint to act In the position he had
offered to Mr. Word. He indicated
that he would not press the appoint
ment upon W. H. Fitzgerald, as he
suggested earlier in the week, and said
that he might npt-maKe any appoint
ment for several days.
The Governor dispatched to biienrc
Stevens yesterday "Letter No. 3, de
claring that the "Twelve-Mile House,"
Irnnwn am the "Country Club." is oper
ating without a county license and di
recting him to close it. ana Keep jt
closed until such time as the manage
ment shall comply with the law.
Sheriff Make Ne Answer.
This letter contains the first definite
direction that the Governor has issued
to Sheriff Stevens since the opening or.
hia campaign in Portlana. .eesiaes
an open statement of his intention to
continue administering tne iaw in. ac
cordance with his oath of office and a
declaration of his willingness to co
operate with all proper authorities In
the enforcement or. tne raw ana tne
maintenance of order within his juris
diction, the Sheriff has not replied to
the Governor.
I have received no communication
whatever from Mr. Stevens," said the
Governor last night. "I do not know
what he will do in this matter I have
nninted out to him. I shall not take any
active steps with regard to the Sheriff's
office at the present time, n ne ig
nores my letters to him they will be
placed on file and steps be taken at a
future time, when there is not so much
other business in hand."
Tho "Twelve Mile House referred to
by the Governor in his letter to Sheriff
Stevens yesterday, was closed about a
week ago by order of tne suerin; ana
District Attorney and has remained
closed since that time. The manager
last night announced his intention of
removing his paraphernalia from the
building and abandoning the business,
which he says he has conducted in a
lawful and orderly manner.
Central Council Commends Governor
for War Aguinst Vice,
Organized labor of Portland, through
its Central Labor council, last, nigm
arlnnted resolutions Indorsing Gov
ernor West's vice crusade and com
n,.i,inir him for his action in seeking
by tho displacement of Inactive offi
cials to bring about an enforcement of
tho laws. The resolutions louo-:
Whereas. Governor West has taken
up the removal of public servants who
have been lax in tne iienurmuuto
their duties in the prosecution and en
forcement of the laws of the state and
the municipality; and.
Whereas, the liovernor nas removea
from office those otriciais wno nave
been guilty of neglect of duty and
placed in office men who win eniorce
the laws oi tne commonw eunn, incur
fore be it
"Resolved by ,the Central Labor
Council of Portland and vicinity that
we commend the Governor for the ac
tion he has taken to preserve the peace
of the community, the sancity of our
homes and the enforcement of our
laws; and be It further
Resolved, xnai. a cupy ui uicac icv-
lutlons be torwaraea to wvcumi
West and furnished the press for pub
lication." Raymond Fair Premium List Out.
RAYMOND. Wash..- Aug. 30. (Spe-
clal ) premium lists of the Pacific
County Fair, which is to be held in this
H-T-, -grr -I THEATER
j- I H a 7th and Taylor
Pbones Main 1 and A 1122.
Special Price Matinee Today.
And Her Excellent Company in Maxina
Elliott's Comedy Hit
Evening, 75c, SOc. 35c, 23c. This after
noon Matinee, 50c, 25c.
De Wolfe Hopper
Blanche Driffield. Eugene cowlea. George
MacFariane. Kate Condon. Arthur Al
drifltre, Viola (.Miette, Arthur Cunning
ham. Alice Brady and Louise Barthel.
Sunday. Monday. Saturday Nights. Sat
urday Matinee, "The MIKADO"
Tuesday. Friday. "THE PIRATES OF
Wed. Matinee and Night. "PINAFORE"
Thursday Night, "PATIENCE"
Evenings and Saturday Matinee. $2,
$1.50. 1. 75c, 50c. Special Wed. Mat..
$1.50. $1. 75c. 5c.
Vain 6; A 1020.
Matinee Dally.
WEEK AUGCST 26 William H. Thomp
son. Billy Gould and Belle Ashlyn. How
ard's Novelty. Minnie Allen, lleurctte, M.
George 8imondet, La Vier.
Matinee Dally at
Sullivan & CoaaiiUne
Refined Vaudeville
Special Summer Prices:
10 and 20c
Any Seat 10c
WEEK AUGUST 26 "The Houseboat
Party." Manley and Walsh. Granto and
Muud. Helen Primrose. "Oualp." Leo Tung
Foo, Pictures. Orchestra.
WEEK AUGUST 26 Tho Summertime
Girls, the Caits Bros., Paris Green. Hose
and Ellis. Irwin and- Herzog. Henry liar
grave & Co., Pantagescope. Populor prices.
Boxes and first row balcony reserved. Box
office open from 10 A. M. to 10 P. M.
Phones: A 2236; Main 4636. Curtain 3:40,
1:15 and 9.
Will Flv Saturday at 4 P. M.;
Sunday. 3, 5 and 7 P. M.;
Monday 3, 5, 7 P. M.
Hawaiian. Pblllp Pel, Mrs. Pels
and Great Feature Bill After
noons and Evenings.
Corner Vaughn and Twenty-fourth Sta
AUGUST 36. 27. 28, 20, 30, 31
September 1, 2.
Gimci Besrln Weekday at 3:00 P. ,31,
Sundays at 2:3U 1. iu.
Boys Under 12 Free to Bleachers
Phones Xaln BOS. A 75SSJ.
Horse Ambulance Phone Marshall 000.
All disabled or diseased animals vlll
receive prompt attentions Will be
called for mt a nominal cost. Refer
all cases of cruelty to thta office Open
ilay and night.
A 30S. 313. 332, 337. 339. 341. 347.
B 30S. 310. 311. SIS, SJu. 337, 342, 34$. 353.
C: 3S:l. 269. 294, 305. 310, S12, 314, 316, 32.
D .130. 333. 367, 372, 375.
E 332.
p309, 322, 323, 32S, 340, H53. Son. 366.
; 268, 307, 308. 311. 317, 324
li 221. 2U3. iiVS, OiU, 411, d, tf.O, d.v, AOV,
33'' 333
-294. Sio". 312. 323. 333. 34S.
K 238, 297, 306. 326.
238. 29?. 312. 323. 33.
M 291. 294. 304. 306. 309, 310, 313, 322,
324. 327. 330.
N 295. 807, 310, 313, 322, 326, S30.
O 312, 322. 327, 330. 333. 336. 340. 344, 348.
901. . ... ...
P 151, 314. 315, S16. 318. 331, 332. 334.
R 294. 306, 310. Sll. 312, 321. 324, 325. 33L
S 313. 315. 330, 332.
X 277. 302. 320, 321. 325, 326, 330, 35S.
V 313. 321. 328.
W 265, 308. 316. 318. 324. 325. 326, 335.
X 306, 308. 309. 314. 317, 319. 323. 324, 922.
Y 309, 329. 331, 3o8.
AB 309. 321. 323. 331.
AC "77 279. 280. 289. 296. 309. 313, 315,
316. 317. 325, 332, 333. 33S.
AD 280. 296. 301. 306. 307. 308. 311. 315.
320 323. 324. 331. 335.
AE 304. 827. 334. 335. 343. 346. 348. 349.
350. 352. 3o4. ao.
AF 302. 330. 332. 334. 335. 337. 348. 350,
nz -11 301. 316. 337.
AH 315. 325, 326. 327, 534, 33
36. 349.
A,I 3"1. 326. 329. S33. 335. 336. 309. 310.
314. 315. 316.
AK 276. 303. 306. 307. 30S. 325, 328. 335.
AL 32441326. 403, 410, 414. 416. 423. 424.
426. 429.
AM 305. 309. 813. 318. 321. 327. 330.
AN 306. 30T. 313. 322. 323. 331. 333. 34o.
AO 304. 312, 313. 320. 324. 329. 333. 327.
AP 255. 276. 254. 2S7, 291. 29S. 233. 300.
301. 302. 307. 311.
AR "98. 300 306. 309. 311. 312. 323. 325.
AS 318. 317. 319. 320, 321. 322, 331, 336,
337. 389. 408, 410.
AT 207. 321. 340. 508.
If above answers are not called for within
six davs. same will be destroyed.
city September 26, 27 and 28, have been
received from the press, and are now
being distributed throughout the coun
ty. Present indica'tions point to a
splendid exhibit in every department.
The farmers have evinced much Inter
est, and are preparing- to bring their
livestock, much of which is of thor
oughbred. The exhibition of fruit will
be exceptionally good, as this has been
a splendid year for its production.
PORTLAND. Aug. 30. Maximum temper
atuTeR 66 defree.: minimum o4 derr--.
i -1-r M.n mix. o ..... - " ' ... -
last 24 hours. .4 loot tan.
Total rainfall 15
W v'lghts. 15c. 25c. 50c. 75c.
jl ra Dally at 2:30.
C. J. KAUFMANN, Manager
A homelike) hotel, pleasantly
located in the heart of ths
city. All outslae rooms. Con
cert by Symphony Orchestra
In courtyard every evening.
Hotel motors meet all trains
and steamers. European,
J l.bO upv.ards.
House of Welcome Portland, Or.
Our 14-passenger electric "bus meets all trains. A
bigh-class, modern hotel in the heart of the theater
and shopping district. One block from my car line,
tl dst day and no. European dan.
"OTKii CUHSKUts fo, Frcnrletora.
i. W. Blnln, Prea. Fielder Jones, Vlce-Prea.
Many new and modern Improvements. Electric lighted. Rooms with or
without bath. Hot salt baths and surf bathing:; pier for fishing. Steam beat
and running: water. Sea foods a specialty. The dining-room and kitchen will
be tn charge of John Lehner, who Is well known through his connection with
the Arlington Club for post six years.
Portland, Or.,
Wright-Dickinson Hotel Co., Props.
Seattle, Wash.
Wright-Dickinson Hotel Co., Props.
ii Hotel M
it d mm
rciami'. a- -a a
Location loth
P M to 5 P. M.). .17 Inch: total since wp
te'mbzar 1. 1W11 ST.M Inchea; normal. 4.J.1"
inchea; deficiency. 7.2R Inrhee. To:a.l sun
shine, none: possible. 14 nours - nunu
Uarotneter (reduced to sea icveu i i . Inches. ...
Til rJ wtAinr.iv.
State o
id p
Boise .........
no ft .nRI 4'SE 'Rain
72 0.1'n 4 X ICloudy
fi;0. oo; 4 NW Clear s'XW ft. cloudy
SV0.00'12S JClear
SL' O.liOl. .1.. . .'Rain
Bh ft. Oil' S' NE ;Rain
f2 ft. fill! S iClear
2'0.l 6 SW ICloudy
ft U.01) 4'N Cloudy
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72 D.0:i4 SW IC'.oudy
t4.l,nft; 8 St iClear
lK'0.nft:14 s , )Clear
7(H). cm1 4 NW Pt. cioudy
tS4 0 . :! 15;E Cloudy
78 (l.lli)l S S Clear
04 U.l'-" 4 SW (Rain
-rt'O.OO' 4 NW Cloudy
CUO.OO'IO N (Pt. cloudy
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Des Moines ...
Galveston .....
Jacksonville ..
Kansas City ...
Klamath Falls .
Los Anselea
Marshtield . -
New Orleans ...
New York
North Head . . .
North Yakima .
St. Loula
at. Paul .
Salt Lake
San Francisco .
Tacoma .......
Tatoosh Island
Walla Walla ..
Washington ...
IVInnlne. ......
1)2 0.14 4 SE Clear
7l 0.00
24 N
.tS().:i2i 4-.NV nouay
0o. 04! S .'Cloudy
6.V0.80! . . Rain
90 0.00 4 SE Pt. cloudy
('. 0.1714S
BS 0.04; 4 S
SS'0.00 4'W
9O'0.IM)!J2 SH
7fi 1 .7010 N
72 0 .00' 10 w (Jiear
70'1).00:i!'W IClear
52 0.00! f'S Kain
62 0.30 :W Rain
r.s' 14 ri Cloudy
DSI0.20! 6 S Cloudy
7&'.0O 4:W Clear
7S'0 .00' 4!SE Cloudy
70' 0.25 lis SE Pt. cloudy
fifiio.OO) 8'W (Clear
5S 0.00'U SW IClear
Yellowstone Park.l
Unsettled weather conditions obtain over
v. -ntire country. The disturbance from
Ai ,U ni" inland over Western Can-
t nd the lowest barometer reading this
evening waa reported from Edmonton. 29 W
fnch Nearly normal pressure obtains
.h eastern lake region and southward
" i
A. CroDir, Mt
New Perkins Hotel
Note Our Bates:
Attractive Permanent Rates.
In sUe, appointments, servica
and fireproof quality of the
building; the leading hotel In
Portland, the Multnomah, offers
to the discriminating- traveler
everv comfort and convenience
found only in the best hotels ot
the East. Nine stories of steel
and concrete, with 725 rooms
and suites, palatlally furnished,
with rates from $1.B0 to $5 per
day, European plan. Motor
'busses meet all trains and
If. c. ROWERS. Manager.
Both hotels
centrally located,1
modern in every
respect, and
conducted on the
European plan.
Absolutely fireproof, modern building:. Every
room an outside room. Auto bus meets all trains
and steamers.
Large airy rooms, elegantly furnished. A first
class house with medium prices.
Rates From 9 1 Per Day Up
Rooms With Bath $2 Per Day Up
H. E. FLETCHER, Manager
Fifteenth and Yamhill Street.
210 eleeantlv furnished rooms, eacli and ev
ery one supplied with every aotli cpntury con
venience. Strictly up-to-date. Kates reason-
RiB-ht Rtorles of solid concrete construction.
and Yamhill places
it within eas
Vilhoit Springs
Auto Stage Electric Ho
tel, Oregon City, every day at 2
P. M.
plan, rates reasonable. Best camp
grounds on the Coast.
We arrange to carry your bag
gage. For further information
phone East 3138.
over the Middle and South Atlantic and Gull
Slates. The pressure Is below .'10 Inches tn
r.t-arly all other sections of the country.
Within the last 12 hours IlKht rains havs
f.ilirn In Northern Orepon. Washington.
Ulnh. Arizona, the lake region and Southern
Louisiana, moderately heavy rains In Colo
rado and heavy rair.s acconirtinying a thun
der storm tn New Mexico. Thunder atornis
w-re also reported from Duranso ind Tuc
son. High winds o-i urre.i nunng me morn
ing near the moutn oi tne ( olun'oia Kiver.
The, weather is cooler In Eastern Oregon.
Eastern Washington, the Iasln. Southern
Korkv Mounlaln and Plains States and along
the Middle Atlantic Coast and It Is warmer
in tnierior Western Canada. Montana, Wyo
ming. Southern Idaho. Interior .Northern Cal
ifornia the l.pper jllSLlssippi valley anu
lake, region aud East Gulf Slatea. Tempera
tures are much below normal In Interior
portions of the Pacillc Northwest and the
Plateau Mates.
The conditions are favorable for showers
Saturday in this district, with a possibility
of clearing weather setting in over Western
Oregon. The temperatures will rise slowly
in interior portions of this district.
Portland and vicinity Showers, probably
followed bv clearing weathT and warmer
In the afternoon; southwesterly winds.
Oregon Ka!r soutn. snoweis norm yoriion.
probably fololwed by clearing weather in
west portion during the afternoon: slowly
rising temperatures in interior north por
tion: southwesterly winds.
Washington Showers, with slowly rising
temperature in itnerlor; southwesterly winds.
Idaho ITOOa o iv Biin"ti.
Acting District Forecaster.