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THE MORNING OKEGOMAX. "WEDNESDAY. AUGUST 20, 1913.
States and Nation Must Find
Way to Solve New Con
ditions, Says Lane.
CELILO FALLS IS EXAMPLE
Washington, Oregon and Federal
Government All Interested in De
velopment of Power, but Juris
diction Is In Question.
That an entirely new situation con
fronts the Government in the handling
of interstate waterpowers, and that it
probably be necessary to handle it
In an entirely new way. is the opinion
of Secretary of the Interior Lane.
The Oregon phase of this new situa
tion was called to the attention of Sec.
retary Lane by State Knglneer Lewis,
as they came down the banks of the
Columbia on the return from the trip
to Redmond Monday.
They had been discussing the possi
bilities of power development of the
river below Celilo Falls, near The
Xo fixed authority exists that could
permit the development of the vast
power there. Both the States or Ore
gon and Washington are interested in
and have a certain authority over the
water and power of' tho Columbia,
which, as a navigable stream, is also
under the Jurisdiction of the Federal
Power Commlmttom Snasjested.
State Engineer Lewis suggested to
Secretary Lane that the solution of the
problem could be reached by the for
mation of a Federal water and power
commission, to have Jurisdiction over
all questions where Interstate rights, or
the right of any state and the right
of the Government, are Involved.
"This problem confronts the United
States for the first time," said Secre
tary Lane, "and some method should
certainly be devised for meeting It."
To show that the Government Is
capable of meeting new situations In
new ways. Secretary Lane cited the
case of an irrigation project in the
Lake Pend d'Oreille district of Idaho,
where the Government owns the dam
and reservoir, but leases It to a private
rompany. The company, however, ts
limited in the charges It may make to
water-users, as the Government bases
the amount of Its leasage on that
He cited cases in the Flathead Lake
district of Montana and near Helena,
as involving: new questions of policy as
to the handling of water and power
Columbia Holds Vast Power.
" great power will some day be
developed here on the Columbia,
whether by tho State of Oregon, the
Federal Government, or by private en
terprise, acting under certain policies
that will Insure the greatest benefit to
the user of water or power," lie said.
"This Columbia River power, pro
duced, as it can be, at a low cost, may
be used to pump water to irrigate vast
tracts of land now useless."
State Engineer Lewis gave as other
Instances of the need of a Federal
Commission on water and water power
the conditions that exist on the Snake
River, between Oregon and Idaho, also
a navigable stream, and the Jordan
Creek irrigation problem. The creek
rises In Idaho, and a reservoir in that
state is designed to irrigate 50.000 acres
In Oregon. HeVlso said that interstate
complications are likely soon to arise
between Oregon and California over the
Klamath River. j
"These are just a few of the many
problems that will be pressing in the
near future." said Mr. Lewis, "that
would come under the jurisdiction of
such a commission as I have sug
gested." Secretary Lane expressed himself as
being favorably impressed with the
idea of such a commission, whose
powers would be parallel to those exer
cised by the Interstate Commerce Com
mission in the matter of the Country's
Estimate la Prepared.
Engineer Lewis has prepared a ten
tative estimate which Indicates that
300.000 horsepower may be developed
on the Columbia below Celilo falls at
a cost of 123.000,000. or about $77 a
horsepower. After the power is devel
oped he believes that it can be pro
duced so cheaply that low tension
power may be sold for $7 a year per
The last Oregon Legislature appro
priated J 15,000 for the purpose of mak
fng investigations as to the feasibility
and cost of the project. The act mak
ing the appropriation provided that it,
or as much of it us should be neces
sary, should be expended under the
supervision of a commission composed
of the State Engineer and two members
each from the Senate and the House.
Speaker McArthur appointed Represen
tative Abbot, of Multnomah, and Forbes,
of Crook, to the commission. Presi
dent Malarkey appointed Senators Day,
of Multnomah, and Burgess, of Uma
tilla. Senator Burgess has declined to
serve, and President Malarkey has not
yet made an appointment in his place.
A. T. Van Riper, of Seattle, is at the
George S. Beatty, of Astoria, is at the
Earl Parsons, a Eugene lumberman,
is at the Oregon.
R. Wlnkleman, a Tacoma merchant,
is at the Oregon.
W. C Teare is registered at the Im
perial from The Dalles.
John Conboy. business man of Seat
tle. Is at the Multnomah.
D. J. Kenny, of Xorth Bend, Or., Is
registered at the Imperial.
Mr. and Mrs. E.' C. Kirkpatrlck, of
Dallas, are at the Imperial.
Mr. and Mrs. O. O. Sletten. of White
fish. Mont., are at the Annex.
B. J. Bamum and A. Wilson have
taken apartments at the Annex.
Dr. W. L. EUerbark and family, of
Salt Lake City, are at the Portland.
Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Miller are regis
tered at the Portland from The Dalles.
H. A. Littlefield and H. R. Morris are
registered at the Cornelius from Xew
bcrg. J. W. Caskell and Charles S. Todd
are registered at the Annex from Se
attle. Mr. and Mrs. B. Pundt registered at
the Cornelius yesterday from The
John A. Taylor and family arrived
from Riverside. Cal., yesterday and are
at the Cornelius.
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Toben. of Cas
per. Wye., registered at the Oregon
R. A. Bartholomew, of Montreal. Is
at the Portland. He is seeing Oregon
with a view of locating.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Victor and daughter
Bessie, of Erlanger. Ky are at the
Oregon. They are seeing the West.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Condon, of The
Dalles, are at the Carlton. Mr. Condon
Is the owner of a telephone line at The
Mrs. M. Aekerman. her son Herbert
and daughter Roso and Miss Eda Mann
are registered at the Multnomah from
Among those staying at the Mult
nomah are C A. Luster and his son, of
Duluth. Minn. Mr.- Luster is an Iron
F. E. ("Pop") Dillon, manager of the
Los Angeles baseball team, and the
members of that organization are reg
istered at the Carlton.
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Campbell and
child and Mr. and Mrs. Paul C. Murphy
and child, of Seattle, are at the Port
land. They have been at Seaside.
Mr. and 'Mrs. B. Geistlich, of San
Francisco, and Mrs. Pearl Underwood,
of Oakland, are at the Annex. They
are touring the Coast in an automobile.
Mr. and Mrs. C. P. P. Hamilton and
Miss Florence snd Miss Nina Hamilton
compose a party of tourists who are at
the Multnomah. Mr. Hamilton is a shoe
manufacturer of tit. Louis.
R- X. Stanfleld, of Stanfteld, is reg
istered at the Imperial. He is a lead
ing stockman cf that district and was
a member of the HouVg of Representa
tives of the last Legislature from Uma
CHICAGO. Aug. "IT (Special.) Miss
E. Kelley, of Portland, Or., registered
at the Congress hotel today.
CASHIERS ARE RETAINED
WATER PAYMENT FLAX TO BE
Commissioner Daly Issues Statement
Regarding Proposal to
At two meetings yesterday it was
decided to retain the cashiers in the
three water offices. In the City Hall,
on Russell street and at East Alder
and East Seventh street. Present at
the session were City Commissjoners
Daly and Bipelow. Superintendent
Dodge and Chief Clerk Seibolt. of the
water department; City Treasurer
Adams and Mr. Holton. of ttfe bureau
of municipal research.
Other matters in connection with
the change In the making of water
payments will be definitely decided at
a meeting at 2 P. M. Friday.
Because the proposed changes have
been the cause of much speculation and
of considerable bewilderment, the fol
lowing statement was Issued from the
office of Commissioner Daly, of the de
partment of public utilities, yesterday:
For the first time In the hiatory of Port
land the water consumers are being iciven
a voice rn a measure providing a change
in the method of paying water rates.
When municipal research experts, now en.
gaged In the work: of devising more eco
nomical plans tor the administration of
the affairs of the city, suprgrsted that a
considerable saving could be effected In the
Water Bureau by substituting quarterly for
monthly payments of water rates the Com
missioner gave the matter his attention,
was Impressed with Hs possibilities and
decided to put the question to a vote of the
Though convinced that the " new plan
would save thousands of dollars annually
In the operating costs of the "Water Bureau.
I was unwilling to adopt the Innovation ar
bitrarily, aa realized that there are many
persons who might find the quarterly pay
ment in advance a strain on their slender
In order to ascertain the sentiment of the
water-using public, something like CO.000
blank ballots were sent out.
These ballots are being received dally by
the Water Bureau and as soon as all have
been filed a count will be made. The de
cision will be guided by the result of this
count.'-! wish to emphasize the tact that 1
have no personal inteerst in the quarterly
payment method other than that of a pub
lic official who seeks to economize wherever
possible In the conduct of public affairs.
Whether or not the quarterly plan
Is adopted, considerable saving; will be
effected in the water bureau by the
reduction of the force of clerks now
employed. Commissioner Daly has de
cided that the accounting; system can
be greatly simplified and at the same
time made more efficient. Probably a
dozen clerks will be dropped from the
payrolls soon. Should the quarterly
payment plan be adopted, he says, the
force of clerks in the water bureau can
be reduced to half the present number.
The Water Bureau lias decided to
turn water into the pipes of the South
West Side Water Company, which sup
piles that portion of the county south
west of the city. One dollar will be
charged for the Installation of each
tap outside the city limits.
Cans of Salmon Alone Do
Not a Grocery Make
Therefore Mayor Albee Will See
That S. Brnan'a "Clroceir-Salooa"
License ta Revoked. .
WHEN Is a grocery store not a
(Answer.) When its stock consists
only of a few cans of salmon.
That Is all the grocery store of S.
Brunn, 133 M Aider street contains,
except the stock in trade authorized by
Brunn'8 possession of a grocery liquor
Brunn applied to Mayor Albee soma
time ago for a grocery liquor license,
which costs only S400 a year, half as
much as the saloons have to pay. The
Mayor granted the license and recently
received reports that the grocery part
it Brunn's establishment was only a
bluff and that Brunn was selling Ore
water all ready to drink, a la saloon.
Now yon aren't supposed to sell
liquor in a grocery store except when
It's bottled, to be carried away. You
mustn't drink it in the store
When the Major received the com
plaints he went out on the job himself.
In hts auto. Arriving at Brunn's place
he viewed the wee supply of salmon
cans which was supposed to make the
place a grocery. He also viewed two
customers who had been drinking. One
protested that he merely had been
sampling some of Brunn's liquors with
a view to buying a supply for a Marsh
field saloon. But he couldn't give the
address of the saloon.
So at this morning's meeting of the
Council Mayor Albee will see that
Brunn's license Is revoked.
Now you know when a grocery isn't
PARKS URGED AT ST. JOHNS
Four Tracts Recommended and
Roadway Is Considered.
ST. JOHNS. AugrTlS. (Special.) The
St. Johns Commercial Club will con
sider tomorrow night the matter of
acquiring park and playground tracts,
the construction of a roadway to the
Monarch Sawmill and the approach to
the proposed Interstate bridge across
the Columbia River. The committee on
parks has recommended the purchase
of four park tract and the City Coun
cil has appointed a special committee
to report on the recommendations.
A decision by the Supreme Court, on
the widening of Willamette boulevard
through Minar'a Addition, la not ex
pected until thla Fall. The matter was'
submitted aome time ago. but the
Judges are taking a vacation. On the
result depends the paving of the St.
Johns end cf - Willamette boulevard.
Portland .has provided for its part of
WHALE IS BEACHED
Carcass, 85 Feet Long, on
Sand at Cranberry Station.
MANY VISITORS ATTRACTED
All Sightseers at Ocean Resorts to
Be Given Chance to See Monster.
Disposition of Body May
Bo Big- Problem.
Ona really and truly dead whale,
measuring 83 feet from tip to tip. lies
on the sand of North Beach, his exact
resting place being at Cranberry Sta
tion. on the "Clam Shell" route, which
Is seven mile north ot the Rocks. It
began to Imbed itself slightly In the
sand before lieutenants of "Captain"
Ed. Budd, superintendent of the fifth
division of the O.-W. R. & S. Co.. got
the wires hot with bulletins of the
In 1893 a huge whale came In at
about the same place and his bones
were fastened together with wire so the
frame could be displayed at the Chi
cago World's Fair. At that time the
same question confronted the beach
populace that is said to be staring; them
in the face at present, regarding what
should be done to prevent the atmo
sphere being permeated with the acrid
odor of blubber.
The first whale was dissected by a
bind of Chinook Indians and all parts
disposed of but the bones. It proved a
lengthy Job,' and one that g-ave beachers
their first view of the king of flsh being
reduced to a commercial state. Cap
tain" Budd says there has been a rush
from all parts of the beach to see the
whale and already debates have been
started as to how Jonah could have
resided within such a denizen of the
As there is a whaling station on
Grays Harbor and steam whalers are
An.ra t1 from there everv season, it is
(possible the plant will seek to secure
the trophy on tne oeacn. dul us re
moval will be contested until sightseers
have had an opportunity for close in
spection. LOXO BEACH, "wish.. Aug. 19.
(Special.) Pioneer residents along the
boach say that a whale that came
ashore this morning at Cranberry Sta
tion, measuring 85 feet long, is the
fourth to be washed on the beach since
the region became a Summer resort.
The first was reported In 188S .and was
CO feet long. It came ashore on Kllp
san Beach. The second floated in the
Summer of 1893 and was more than 100
feet long. The skeleton was sent to
the Chicago World's Fair.
About 15 years ago another washed
on the beach at Seaview and a huge
bonfire was built around, it and the
carcass burned. Men who have been
along the Oregon coast recently report
that a 60-foot whale's carcass is on
the beach between Newport and Wald
port and another between Waldport
PIONEER M.YRIXER 13 DEAD
Captain Z. J. Hatch Once Identified
With Stcamboating Here.
Portlanders of long residence have
been reminded of early steamboat days
through the receipt of word that Cap
tain Z. J. Hatch died Friday at San
Francisco. He was born at Montlcello,
X. Y., in 1846, and came to Portland In
1872, first being employed In the en
gineering department of the Northern
Pacific. In 1874 he waa employed by
Captain U. B. Scott and U B. iSeeley as
purser of the steamer Ohio, then new
and the first light draft carrier on the
Willamette. He obtained an interest
in the company the following year and
others In the corporation were S. H.
Brown and M. S. Burrell.
The company also built the City ot
Salem and Captain Hatch remained in
the line until 1879. After a year or
two he built the steamer Yaqulna, but
she was destroyed by fire the next
year. He also built the stern-wheel
steamer Coeur d'Alene when mining
excitement in the Coeur d'Alene district
ran high. On retiring from that un
dertaking he formed a partnership
with Frank K. Smith and built the
steamer Fleetwood, which he took to
Puget Sound and she ran there and he
retired when the Columbia River A
Puget Sound Navigation Company was
formed. He completed the Montlcello
MINOR DEFECTS NOT BARRED
Xary Enlistments Aided Though
Physical Standard Preserved.
Uncle Sam has concluded that young
men applying for admission to the
Navy are entitled to speedy decisions
as to their fitness and hereafter they
will not be subjected to delays while
official Washington is petitioned for
permission to pass one with ingrowing
toenails, poor teeth, minor deformities
and the like. An order has emanated
from the headquarters ot ttie Surgeon
General that to eliminate obtaining
Due to Arrive.
Name. From. Date.
Bear Los Angeles. . In pert
Yucatan ..San Diego. .. . In port
Rose City San Pedro. .. .Aug. 20
Breakwater. . . .Coos Bay. . .. . Aug. -1
Eue H. Elmore. Tillamook. . . .Aug. 23
Roanoke .Pan Diego. ... Aug. 14
Alliance Eureka Aug. 2
Bearer L,os Angeles. . Aug. ili
Name. For. . . rate.
Bear Los Angeles. .A.ug. 20
Yale . F. to U A. . . Aug. 20
Camino. .. . .. ban Francisco Aug. ;M
Yucatan San FranciscoAug. 20
Tamalpals. . . . San Kranclsco Aug. 20
Ylerced ..Los Angeles. . Aug. 21
Harvard S. F. to U A.. Aug. 22
Multnomah. ...San Diego. ... Aug. 23
Breakwater. ...Coos Bay Aug. 23
Rose City. ..Los Angeles. . Aug. . 23
Sue H. Elmore. Tillamook. Aug. 26
Alliance. .... ..Coos Bay. ... .Aug. 26
Roanoke. ..... fin Diego. ... Aug. 27
Beaver Los Angeles. . Aug. 80
European and Oriental Service.
Name, From. Data.
Crnof Cstle... Antwerp In port
Brlsgavta. ... ..Hamburg. ... Aug. 27
Vestalla London Sept. 8
Uckermark . . . . Hamburg.. .. Oct. 1
Nunc For. Date. .
Cckermark.... Hamburg. ... Sept. 1
trisgavta. .... .London Sept. 4
Vestalla. ...... Hamburg. .Oct. 8
waivers from the department in men
cases the examining surgeons shall ex
ercise discretion, being certain always
that the defects will not interfere with
the performance of duties and that the
men will consent to treatment if neces
sary. "Officers ot the Bureau are not low
ering the standard of physical fitness
by any means," said Lieutenant W. H.
Toaz, U. S. N., in charge of the Port
land recruiting station, yesterday, after
receiving the new order. "There are
numeroua cases in which men suffer
from such minor defects that require a
special order from the department be
fore they are enlisted, which means
time lost in telegraphing. The new
system will expedite enlistments and
save considerable trouble.".
During the present year there have
been 18 enlistments in excess of the
number for the same period last year.
and ten men were accepted last week
OPEXIXG OF SLOCGH CRGED
St. Helens Citizens Argue for Clian.'
ncl for Ships.
Commercial Interests of St. Helens
have proposed to the Federal author
ities that if steps are taken to dredge
a bar In front ot the entrance to Wil
lamette Slough to a depth of 27 feet,
so that deep draft vessels may be nav
igated there, a share of the expense
will be borne by them. The cost Is
estimated at $10,000. The length of the
dredged cut will be one mile.
In support ot the move it' Is asserted
that St. Helens has grown from a town
ot 300 population to a city of 2000 in
five years: that two sawmills cut 250,-
000 feet in ten hours; that a creosot
lng plant, shipyard and other estab
lishments are located there, while it Is
a distributing center for the Lake and
Lewis River territories. In a year, it
Is set forth, that 80.000,000 feet of lum
ber has been shipped from there and
144 steamers were dispatched with car
go. The matter was taken up with
United States Senator Chamberlain, re
ferred to General Blxby, chief ot en
gineers, and in turn to Major Mcln-
doe. Corps of Engineers, U. S. A., in
charge of the Second Oregon District
improvements, who will compile and
forward a report.
SURVEY DUE XEXT MOXTH
Examination of Bar Mill Decide
Before the first week In September
ends a crew from the force directed
by Major Mclndoe, Corps of Engineers,
IT. S. A., will be at work on the Co
lumbla River bar, making a second sur
vey this season to ascertain what ben
efits have been derived in the way of
depth from the operations of the
creoge cninook, which resumed work
there about June 19, after a year's
The survey will not be as complete
as that made each June, because the
annual investigation of depths includes
a large area inside the bar and on
both sides of the main channel, while
the forthcoming undertaking will be
centered on the bar and have to deal
largely with the ranges on which the
Chinook has dredged. At it was under
stood when the Chinook was returned
there that she would be in service
about three months to prove whether
tne cnannel would be helped by her
assistance, the survey is expected to
decide whether recommendations be
made to Washington that dredging be
continued in advance of the comple
tion of the north Jetty.
TAVO WHEAT SHIPS ARRIVE
Wandsbek Gains X early a Month on
Thielbek at Sea.
In the arrival yesterday of the Ger
man barks Thielbek and Wandsbsac to
load wheat here for Europe, another
example was available of how fortune
ravors some vessels in getting away
from Santa Rosalia, while others are
detained, as the Thielbek was on the
way 61 days and the Wandsbek but 35
The Thielbek sailed June 19 and the
Wandsbek July 15 and the latter was
towed Into the Columbia River at 2
o'clock yesterday and the Thielbek at
3 0 o'clock; The Wandsbek Is consigned
to M. H. Houser. who also has the Mil-
verton, which has been in the harbor
since August 7, and the Thielbek will
load for Kerr. Glfford & Co. The three
are to work cargoes In September and
from now on new crop wheat will move
more rapidly to tidewater.
The British bark Hinemoa has been
out from Newcastle, N. S. W since
June 9, and the British ship Glenesslin
left Santos May is. so they probably
will be the next arrivals.
PORTLAXDERS TO BUY BONDS
Sale of Dock Commission Securities
to Be Popular.
Inquiries directed to the office of the
Commission of Public Docks as to the
81.000,000 bond Issue authorized, of
which 8250.000 will be in small de
nominations. $200,000 of $100 bonds
and $50,000 of $500 bonds, indicate that
the $100 bonds will be taken largely on
popular sales to Portlanders. Bids are
to be opened September 4.
The $750,000 issue is for bonds In the
denomination ot $1000. Both Issues will
be dated September 1 and are payable
in 30 years. The rate of interest waa
increased to 5 per cent and la payable
March 1 and September 1 each year.
All legal details connected with the
issues, such aa the charter amendment
of November 8, 1910. .jo adoption of
the commission form of government
and records generally having anly rela
tion to the Issues, are being passed on
by the firm of Storey, Thorndlke.
Palmer & Dodge, of Boston. Mass., rec
ognized by bond buyers as authorities
In such matters.
GERMAN" BARK AT ASTORIA
Wansbck Makes Good Run Up Xorth
and Will Load Grain.
ASTORIA. Or., Aug. 1. (Special.)
The four-masted German bark Wans
bek. Captain Burmeister, arrived this
morning. 34 days from Eanta Rosalia,
In ballast, and Is under charter to load
grain for the UnfteA Kingdom.
The wansbek was It days in the Gulf
of Lower California, being delayed by
calms, but when she got outside she
struck favorable winds and made a re
markably fast run up the Coast. Dur
ing nine consecutive days she covered
$40 miles a day. On Sunday the Wans
bek passed the German bark Thielbek
that left Santa Rosalia 18 days ahead
Movements of Oriental liners reported
yesterday showed that the Falls of
Orchy, dispatched by the Royal Mail
from Portland, had arrived at Hong
kong, August IS, and the same day the
Den ot Ruthven sailed from Yokohama
for Portland, coming via northern
To load for San Francisco the steamer
Rochelle, which has been under re
pairs at the plant of the Vulcan Iron
Works, left last night for Rainier.
In the latest schedule of the Ham
burg-American line the steamer Brls
gavla, Is listed to sail today from Yo
kohama for this port by way of British
Columbia and Puget Sound, and is
looked for here September 12. -The
Uckermark will sail from Manila for
Portland tomorrow, and the Andalusia
sails from Hamburg August 28 and is
due here In December.
With 2.500.000 feet of Japanese oak.
loaded at Otaru. the British steamer
Baron Napier arrived in the river yes
terday morning and reached Banfield's
dock last night. She is to begin dis
charging there this morning, and when
unloaded will take on a cargo of fir
for North China.
To have her hull caulked in a few
places the steamer Sarah Dixon, of the
Shaver fleet, was hauled on the ways
at the plant of the Portland Shipbuild
ing Company yesterday.
Martin Hlgley. of the North Pacific
SteamsTilp Company, estimated that 200
persons applied for accommodations to
California ports yesterday morning. As
the steamer Yucatan was sold out Sat
urday, there were no berths available.
v " ml scrsv
At the office of the San Francisco &
Portland fleet the same conditions ex
isted, the steamer Bear having been
filled last week for her voyage begin
ning tomorrow, while the Independent
vessels are being sold out equally as
far in advance.
O. P. Graham said yesterday that" he
had no difficulty speeding a 32-foot
launch, built for Dr. F. A. Bird, of
Kelso, to 18 miles an hour, which had
been guaranteed when the contract was
let. The craft will be used for carry
ing sick and wounded men from Lower
Columbia River logging camps to hos
pitals, as present facilities are not suf
Coming from San Francisco, the
schooner Irene has been towed to St.
Helens to load lumber for the return
G. A. Brown, of 832 East Twenty-
ninth street, has been complained
against to Collector of Customs Burke
for having been apprehended in a row
boat Sunday night without a light. He
carried six persons. The boat is the
property of Albert Johnson, employed
on Alnsworth dock.
United States Inspectors of Steam
Vessels Edwards and Fuller have de
parted for Yaqulna Bay to reinspect
vessels in that district.
"Finest water in the world and the
cheapest;" was the verdict of- officers
of the Norwegian tramp Thode Fage
lund yesterday, when Harbormaster
Spier ordered a hose connected with
the ships tanks to supply Bull nun
aqua. Though it was tntenaea to lane
all water that could be received, as
some of the tanks were full It was
estimated less than S000 gallons would
be piped aboard, for which the charge
For the construction of a concrete
wall at the Cascade Locks, which was
omitted when the canal and locks were
built, the Consolidated Contract Company.-
of this city, filed a tender of
(77,1)30 at the office of Major Morrow.
Corps ot Kngineers. U. S. A, where bids
were opened yesterday morning. There
were seven bids and' the highest was
Movements of Vessels.
pnRTi.txD Aur. 19. Arrived Steamer
UiiltnnmBh from Han Francisco: British
steamer Baron Napier, from Otaru. Sailed
Steamer bue H. blmore. tor i uiainooit.
Astoria. Aus. lu. Arrived down at mld
nlzht. barkentlne Lahalna. Arrived at -A.
M.. German bark Wandsbek. from Santa
Rosalia. Arrived at lu A. M.. German bark
Thielbek. from Hants Rosalia. Arrived at
10 A. M.. and left up at 2:3o P. M., British
steamer Baron Napier, from Otaru. Arrived
at 1:1:40 and left up at z P. M., steamer
Multnomah, from San Francisco.
San Francisco. Aug. 1. Arrived at 9 A.
M., steamers Northland and Saginaw, from
Portland. Sailed at noon steamer Beaver,
for San Pedro; British steamer Rothley,
Coos Bay. Aug. 19. Arrived Steamer
Breakwater, from Portland.
Monterey, Aug. 19. Arrived Steamer w.
F. Herrln. from Portland. Sailed yesterday,
steamer J. A. Chanslor, for Portland.
Kuaseo, Aug. 17. Sailed British bark
Blrkdale. for Portland.
Hongkong. AOs. IS. Arrived British
steamer Falls of Orchy, from Portland.
Yokohama. Aug. 16. Sailed British
steamer Len of Kuthven. for Portland, via
San Pedro. Aug. IS. Arrived Steamer
Shasta, from Portland. Sailed Steamer Geo.
W. Fenwick. for Portland.
Seattle. Wash., Aug. 19. Balled Steam
ers Umatilla. Watson, for San Francisco:
City ot Seattle, for Skagway; Mariposa, for
Vancouver. B. C. Aug. 19. Arrived
Steamer Niagara. British, for Sydney.
Raymond. Wash., Aug. 18. (Special.)
steamer John A. uooper jeit at noon vooay
for San Francisco.
Ban Francisco, Aug. 19. Arrived, steam
ers Santa Barbara, from Wllllpa; Saginaw,
Northland, from Astoria: , laqua, from Coos
Bay; Buckmnn. from Seattle: Barlow (Brit
ish), from Baltimore; F. S. Loop, from
Everett: Temple R. Dorr. Dorris, from
Grays Harbor. Sailed Steamers Santa
Monica, for Willapa; Davenport, for Port
Oembl: Vaverlrk. for 9att!: City of
To The Ycung
Women of Experience Advise the Use)
of Mother's Friend.
There is some trepidation in the minds
of most women in reeard to motherhood.
Ev It'. .";- -( v j sess is often contra-
But there need be
no such dread in view
of the fact that we
have an effective rem
edy in what is known
as Mother's Friend.
This Is an external application that has a
wonderful influence and control over the
muscular tissues of the abdomen. By it-
daily use the muscles, cords, tendons and
ligaments all gently expand without the
slightest strain ; there is no pain, no nau
sea, no nervousness ; what was dreaded aa
a severe physical ordeal becomes a calm,
serene, joyful anticipation.
In almost everv communitr there are
women who have used Mother's Friend, and
they are the ones that recovered quickly.
Mother's Friend is prepared after the
formula of a noted familv doctor bv the
Bradfield Regulator Co- 23S Lamar Bldg.,
Atlanta. Ga, Write them for their instruc
tive book to exrteetant mothers. You will
find Mother's Friend on sale by all drug
thM at Sl On a bottle. .
Tickets on Sale Daily to September 30th
New York or Boston
Also to Niagara Falls, Thousand Islands, St Lawrence River,
Adirondack Mountains, New England, White Mountains,
Canadian Resorts, Atlantic Seashore and Jersey Coast Points.
privilege at tilt points
Lakt Short Rj."The WaUr-Uvel Routt"
Ask for a copy of enr -Guide to New York CHt." It contains vsl
liable and interesting information abet the Metropolis, sent en
receipt of five cents in stamps. Address New York Central Lmes
Travel Bureau. 1225 La Salle Street Staticn. Chicago.
InJvtamnrlnnl mrrmt tar tickets and sleeotnaT earr
vauooa, or tor ct informs rmn. call on or arirlrraa oar
Portland Office, 109 Third Street
W. C Scacbrea. C-oseral Agent. PaaaenBer Dept.
Puebla. for Victoria: Shna Tak, for Puget
Sound: Fifleld, for Bandon; schooner Lily,
for Uznpq.ua. -
- ' Columbia River Bar Report.
Condition at the mouth of the river at 5
Willi! It fA
For rail particulars about sale dates, fares, return limits, diverse
routes, etc, apply to Local Ticket Agents, or communicate with
F. N. KOLLOCK, District Agent
Railway Exchauige Building. 108 Third Street
Great Northern Railway
Summer Excursions to the East
Tickets on sale daily until September 30.
Going' limit fifteen days from date of sale.
Return limit October 31; stcpovers allowed in each direction.
Atlantic City and return.. 5111.30
St. Louis and return 70.00
Boston and return 110.00
Baltimore and Washington ui return.. $107.50
New York and Philadelphia and return 108.50
Chicago and Milwaukee and return 72.50
Denver, Colorado Springs and Pueblo nd return 55.00
Toronto, Buffalo and Niagara Palls and return. .' 92.00
St. Paul, Minneapolis, Duluth. Winnipeg, Omaha, Council
Bluffs, Blaasas City and St. Sot and return 60.00
Go East on the ORIENTAL .LIMITED; leaves Portland daily at
.7:00 P. M. Through Standard and Tourist Sleepers to Chicago in
72 hours. Return same tray or any other direct route if desired,
vritbout extra charge.
Ticket and Sleeping
Car Eeservatkms at
City Ticket Offica,
122 Third St, or at
Depot, 11th & Eoyt,
Visit GLACIER NATIONAL PARK this Summer. Season June 15
to September 15. Ask for Booklet
or interest n roofs.
p. M.. smooth; wind, northwest, 30 mtlesi
Tides at Astoria Wednesday.
2:$ A. M T.5 feet!9y)l A. M.....1.8 feet
3:04 P. M T.9 fet,9:S3 P. M.....1.9 feet
from Portland to
n Rolf.mnfo 1UI
) Boston H3
Via New York
On many dates in
August and Sep
tember. Good over
Via Chicago or
via St. Louis
Detroit and return .$ 83.50
Pittsburg and return 91.50
Montreal and return 105.09
K. Dickson. City
Passenger and Tick
et Agt. Telephones
Marshall 307L A