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THE MORNING OKEGOXIAN, THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 1913.
ASTORIA TO STAGE
TnTTVTBF.BS OP PARTY WHICH VIEWED PORTION" OP COLUMBIA RIVES HIGHWAY ROUTE YESTERDAY AND MAN WHO IS TO BE
coNsuLTrrra engineer tor the county on roads.
NO SIRREE, THEY'RE
NOT ALL PLAYERS
Frederick Charles Fulton and
Miss Barbara Eakin Will Be
Married Next Week.
FAMILIES WIDELY KNOWN
Union, of Miss Cordelia Dunlap and
Chester A. Peterson Solemnized
Monday and Trip to Top of
Monnt Hood Being Taken. '
A wedding of state-wide interest to
take place September S will be that of
Frederick Charles Fulton, of Portland,
and Miss Barbara Willie Eaktn, of As
toria. The ceremony will be solemnized
at the First Presbytelran Church In
Astoria and will be attended by many
friends from Portland. Mr. Fulton is
the son of ex -United States Senator
Charles W. Fulton and Mrs. Fulton, and
the bride-elect Is a member of one of
the old-established families of Ore
gon. She Is a niece of Superior Judge
Eakin. Miss Eakln Is a beautiful girl
and is possessed of a charming manner
that makes her a general favorite. She
attended college in Eugene and Is ae
complished in many waya Mr. Fulton
received his early education in As
toria. and later at Pasadena and at
Mr. and Mrs. Fletcher Linn and Mr.
and Mrs. John E. Wheeler have re
turned from a delightful trip through
Yellowstone National Park.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. McKlnnon and
family are leaving for a month's stay
in the Cascade Mountains. Mr. McKln
non will devote his time to fishing.
hunting and to an exhaustive study of
A pretty wedding of Monday last was
that of Miss Cordelia Dunlap and Ches
ter A. Peterson. The ceremony was
solemnized at the home of the bride's
mother. Mrs. Sophia M. Dunlap. 249
East Fifty-third street. The Rev. A.
B. Walts read the service In the pres
ence of a few relatives and friends of
the young couple. After a honeymoon
trip to the top of Mount Hood Mr. and
Mrs. Peterson will make their home
Judge T. J. Cleeton and Mrs. Cleeton
have Just returned from a motoring trip
lo Seaside and Tillamook. They are
accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. N. A.
Perry. During the early part of the
Summer .Mrs. C(eeton visited in Ta
coma, where she was the guest of Mrs.
D. H. Rowan, wife of the general
freight agent of the Northern Pacific
Mrs. Aaron Cahn and son Nathan
and Miss Leonlde Cahn were guests in
Portland this week, en route from a
trip through the Canadian Rockies to
their home In San Francisco. They left
for the south yesterday.
A. B. Clark. W. B. Clark and A. W.
Clark, all of this city, recently regis
tered at Tha Oregonian office In Lon
don. Mr. and Mrs. Guy Webster Talbot
dispensed hospitality delightfully on
Tuesday evening, entertaining at their
summer 'home. "Latourette" at a picnic
supper In 'compliment to their guest.
Miss Mary Thomas, of Chicago. The
party motored out to the attractive
country place, where an elaborate sup
per was spread. The return to town
was mad at a late hour. Those who
enjoyed this interesting evening were:
Mr. and Mrs. Gay Lombard, Mr. and
Mrs. E. C, Shevlin. Mr. and Mrs. J. E.
Davidson. Miss Thomas. Miss Gertrude
Talbot. Mrs. Whitley. Dom Zan, David
Honeyman. Mr. and Mrs. Talbot.
In compliment to Miss Flora M.
Jessop, fiancee of Theodore Jennings,
Mra M. J. Delahunt entertained yes
terday at a luncheon and card party.
Pink petaled flowers and tiny cupids
were used to deck the table at which
covers were laid for Miss Jessop, Mra
WllHam Jessop, Mrs. McDougall, Mra
William Fliedner, Mrs. Charles Shea,
Mrs. J. Johnson, Miss Hazel Johnson,
Miss McDougall and Miss Lucile Dela
hunt. The women of St. Francis parish will
give a lawn social this evening at
the residence of Mrs. Fennel, 122 East
Tenth street North, corner of East
Glisan. The committee in charge
promises the guests an enjoyable even
Miss Lillian Buehner was the motif
of a beautifully appointed luncheon at
which Mra Helen Ladd Corbett enter
tained 12 of the younger set yester
day. Sweet peas In the pastel tints
and trailing vines decorated the table.
In the evening. Miss Ruth -Teal
presided at a dinner dance at the
Waverly Country Club in compliment
to Miss Buehner. An unusually effec
tive table adornment was noted in the
use of the blue hydrangea of the Japa
nese variety. The flowers were -combined
with maiden hair fern. Corsage
bouquets of roses marked the girls'
places. Dancing followed the repast.
Those who shared the . evening's
pleasures were: Miss Buehner, Miss
Evelyn Carey, Miss Helen Peters, Miss
VOna Guthrie, Miss Florence Jones.
Miss Margaret Malarkey, Miss Helen
Ladd, Charles Thornton Ladd. Henry
Ladd. Charles Miller. Louis Mills. Reed
Rumelln. Willis Clark, Mac Snow,
Henry . Buehner and Ernest Swlgert
The young people were chaperoned by
This evening Miss Buehner will be
guest of honor at a dinner dance given
- by Miss Ruth Small; on tomorrow she
will entertain her bridesmaids at
luncheon at her home at Mount Tabor
and on Saturday Miss Evelyn Carey
will be hostess at a luncheon for the
popular bride-lect whose wedding to
Charles Thornton Ladd will be the most
brilliant social event of next week.
Mr. and Mrs. James E. Harvey, of
Mount Tabor, have returned from New
Tork. after a two months' visit with
Mra Harvey's mother. Mra Pauline
Keichweln. They were entertained ex
tensively in the East and several af
fairs have been given in their honor
since their return, to Portland.
NEWSBOY TYPHOID VICTIM
Victor Justin, 1SV Year-Old Oregon
City Boy, Passes Away.
OREGON CITT. Or, Aug. 17. (Spe
cial.) Victor Justin, .a 12-year-old
newsboy, died here Tuesday afternoon,
a victim of the typhoid epidemic that
ims spread over the city. He was the
son of Mr. and Mrs. M. Justin.
The boy has been 111 for a number
of weeks. He Is survived by his
parents, three sisters and two brothers,
Mrs. Agnes Johnston, Portland; Misses
Ron and Minnie and Joseph and Cyril
jus tin. of tola city.
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BABY ENTRIES GONE
Eugenics Contest at Clarke
Fair Interests Many.
DR. MAD1GAN WILL JUDGE
Mrs. Victor H. Limber, Whose Boy
Won Sweepstakes Last Tear, Is
in Charge and Long List of
Prizes Is Being Offered.
VANCOUVER, Wash., Aug. 80. (Spe
cial.) The eugenics baby show at the
fourth annual Clarke County fair, held
here September 8 to 14, Will require
two days to Judge the entries, so the
straight beauty show has been elimi
nated and the "Better Babies Contest"
will take the time of Thursday and
Friday, September 11 and 12, exclu
sively. Mra Victor H. Limber, whose son.
Victor Hugo, captured the sweepstakes
prize last year, weighing E5 pounds at
two years of age. Is chairman of the
executive committee of the eugenics
contest this year. She became inter
ested In the work through her son
winning the prize.
This year. Dr. Mary Madigan, baby
expert, who has been connected with
the eugenics contests held at Salem
State Fslr the past two years, will have
full charge of the Clarke County baby
show, and she will be assisted by a
number of local physicians, who have
volunteered to assist in the Judging,
taking measurements and welghta The
Grange hall on the grounds, near the
main pavilion, has been secured for
the contest and will be fltted up for
Committees appointed have taken up
the work with a vim. A large num
ber of valuable prizes have been do
nated and are on display in Calef
Brothers' store at Tenth and Main
Numerous entries for the contest are
being made with Mrs. Limber at
Twelfth and Main streeta The babies
must be entered on or before Septem
ber 1, to be eligible for prizes.
Thero are some fond parents here
who hope, to win prizes and have an
eye on the $25,000 offered at the San
Francisco Exposition for the best
baby in the world. The registration
Is for the purpose of eliminating from
the contest those who are not serious
In the matter.
8-HOUR PETITION FILED
MRS. GARBIOTT INITIATES BILL
TO BE VOTED OS" IX 114.
Measure to Reduce Working Time of
Women Is Said to Bear Names of
16,000- Oregon Voters.
SALEM. Or.. Aug. 27. (Special.)
Mrs. I. B. Garrlott, member of the
executive committe of the Women's
Eight-Hour League, of Portland, has
filed an Initiative petition for a
women's eight-hour law, to be sub
mitted to the voters at the general
election In 1914. The petition Is the
ame one which Dr. Marie Equl and
Mrs. J. R. Oatman attempted to file
for the special election In November
of this year. At that tlma Secretary
of State Ulcott retused to issue a re
ceipt of the petition, except for the
1914 election, holding that initiative
measures could not be voted on in No
The peltion filed Is said to con
tain 15.000 names, and Mra Gar
rlott considers It sure of passing at
the election. Briefly, the bill provides
that no female shall work more than
eight hours out of each 24. except In
the case of graduate nurses In hospi
tals and sanatorium, where they are
permitted to work ten hours. This
aw will apply to firms employing
three or more women workers. In ad
dition. It is ordered that ventilating
systems be used in the workrooms.
The penalty for infractions Includes
fines of from $25 to 1100 or Imprison
ment In the County Jail for periods of
from 6 to 80 days, or both.
In the case of a corporation violating
the law, the president Is made person
ally responsible. Enforcement of the
aw Is placed In the hands of the State
Commissioner of Labor.
:HURCH APPOINTEES READ
East Columbia Conference of Meth
odist Episcopal South Ends.
MILTOX. Or.. Aug. 27. (Special.)
With the reading of appointments for
the ensuing year, the 24th annual ses
sion of the East Columbia Conference
of the Methodist Episcopal Church
South closed here Sunday night. Bishop
R. G. Waterhouae, of Los Angelesv wno
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presided over the conference, read the
Oregon district W. A. Orr, presiding
elder. La Grande: W. A. Orr, Milton;
8. G. Rogers, Weston: M. G. Wood.
Heppner; W. T. Goulder. Lexington;
Lester Tabou, Wlngvllle; C. W. Cross.
Richland; W. A. Hopalns. Boise; W. U.
Forbes, Walla Walla, and C. R. How
ard. Washington district G. H. - Bills,
presiding elder, Spokane; Corbin
Parks. H. S. Shangle. Spokane; Ken
wood, E. R. Maler; Coulee City, J. H.
Bills: Oakesdale. W. K. Robbers;
Geoesse. J. G. Cerricls; Troy, P. D.
Crooks: Bethel, F. E. Cowel; Juliaetta,
J. N. Departe; Lat war. T. M. Nolan;
Indian Mission, T. J. Connor; Leland,
H. T. Nelson.
Rev. A. L. Shelman was transferred
to the Montana conference and made
presiding elder of the combine district
In the conference. T. H. Howard, of
Oaksvllle, was elected lay delegate and
A. R. Thourghman clerical delegate to
the quadrennial general conference to
be held at Oklahoma City next Spring.
COAST RANGE TUNNEL OPEN
Crews From Two Ends Celebrate
Meeting In Middle. .
EUGEN'E. Or.. Aug. 27. (Special.)
Four hundred tunnel workmen at Twohy
Brothers' camps, on the Willamette
Pacific line, which Is building from
here to Coos Bay, ate chicken dinner
today In celebration of the meeting of
the headings from opposite ends of the
2480-foot tunnel which Is being driven
through the crest of the Coast range.
Work has been In progress for the
past year and a halt and it will require
at least a month more to complete the
tunnel. Ralls are now down from Eu
gene to the tunnel, a distance of 20
miles, and ten miles of grade have been
completed beyond the tunnel.
DIECK RAISES OBJECTION
Purchase by City of Bonds Below
Par Opposed by Him.
. Believing that the city should not
question the' value or municipal bonds
to the extent of buying them below
par. City Commissioner Dleck yesterday
objected to the purchase by the city of
860,000 in 25-year 4 per cent water
bonds, which were part of an issue dis
posed of by the city last week.
Commissioner Dleck says the bonds
are Intended for sale at par and that
they should not be secured for less by
the city from the bonded indebtedness
sinking fund. He announced that be
will continually oppose such proceed
ing. The other Commissioners voted
In favor of tha sale.
MOTORCYCLIST IS FINED
W. M. Davis, of Eugene, Arrested at
Albany for Speeding.
ALBANY, Or., Aug. 27. (Special.)
W. M. Davis, of Eugene, was arrested
here Sunday afternoon for exceeding
the speed limit on his motorcycle.
When searched It was found that he
had a 38-caliber revolver strapped
around his waist in a holster. Although
this is a direct violation of the state
law, charges of violating the speed or
dinance only were filed against the
prisoner, as Davis said he was carrying
the weapen for target practice and hao
no malicious Intentions. '
The young man was compelled to
PORTLAND GIRL BACK FROM
Photo by Aune.
Miss Jean Jacobs.
Miss Jean Jacobs, the attractive
daughter of Mr. and Mra George
Jacobs, has returned from her
Summer outing. She was enter
tained hospitably at the country
home of Miss Mildred Bozarth at
Woodland and was honored guest
at several motor parties and
luncheons. Miss Jacobs is popu
lar among the younger set and is
gifted musically, being a pianist
of exceptional ability. She fre
quently contributes to the pleas
ure of her friends by entertain
ing at informal muslcales.
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Second From Left ! Conaty Commis
sioner Lfgbtner Next la Line, Front
Row, Are Kdgar B. Piper, C. A. Hot-
den, samnel Hill, H. L. Pittoek, Coun
ty Commissioner Holman, W. W. Cot
ton, County Road Superintendent J.
B. Small. S. C. Lancaster, John 8.
Beall and Julias L. Meier In the
Rear Row (Left to Right) Are G.
Bell, Road Supervisor! County Sur
veyor Phllo Holbrook, A. S. Benson,
J. C. Potter and W. B. Fechhelmer.
Standing on Steps (Left to Right) Are
Coonty Commiaaloner Hart nnd H. G.
Slbray Below, Snapanot Jot 8. C.
give up the revolver, also his motor
cycle. In default of ball, which he was
not able to furnish. He returned to
Eugene Sunday night, promising to
forward $10 to cover the cost of his
fine. The motorcycle is being held at
the city Jail here.
SEASIDE PLANS HOLIDAY
LABOR DAY CELEBRATION WILL
ECLIPSE FORMER EVENTS.
Flycasting and Logrolling Contests
Expected to Attract Outside
Anglers and Millmen.
SEASIDE, Or., Aug. 27. (Special.)
One of the biggest Labor day celebra
tlons ever held here will take place
next Monday. As In former years, the
celebration will be held under the aus
pices ot the Knights of Pythlam and
the Modern Woodmen of 'America A
committee from each organization has
been busy arranging the details of the
programme for tne past two weeks, and
in addition to the old-fashioned picnic
there will be river sports.
One of the main events will be a fly
casting contest, open to all anglers,
whether they happen to be residents
of Seaside. Summer guests, or visitors
from other states. This event is ex
pected to attract attention of anglers
from this section ot cia'.sop uounty,
from Astoria and Portland. The fly
casting will be done from a float that
will be anchored near the Bridge-street
bridge. The log-rolling Is another
event expected to attract wide atten
tion. Lumber camps along the river
will be closed down, and many experi
enced boom men will be n hand to try
for the prize money.
There are about 30 canoes at Seaside,
the property of Summer visitors, and
for the benefit of paddlers the commit
tee has arranged several canoe races.
The programme, subject to additional
Bsll ame, M. W. A va K. P. Prise, ball,
donated by Lewis Co. -
Boys race Watch. L. S. Ball.
Ladles' race First prize, fS sweater.
Seines a: tvheatly; second, fl box Dn bona
Poole's Bowling Alley.
Fat men's rsce Prise, link cuff sad
scarf set, V. M. Spurseon.
Race for girl under 12 years First prise,
crayon photos. Frost; second, paper knUe.
Jap. ball game.
Ladies ess race First, pennant, Orpheum
Theater: second, lunr bowl, Uooley Bro.
S0-yard dash, free for all Fishing rod.
B. W. Otto; knife. Rice Brothers.
Band boys' race riret. So cake, noyai
Bakery: second, box cigars, Clark fitratton.
"Wheelbarrow race: potato race.
Back race Back flour, A. R. Wascher Co.
Lady ball-throwing First. pair tennis
shoes, Godfrey Bros. second, cream pitcher,
Standing broad Jump Shirt. The J. Peter
son Company. x .
Running high Jump Pennant, E. N.
W. A. Merrlman.
Shot-put S3 mercbjajidlse. Pendleton
Woolen Mill Store.
Tug-of-war Box cigars.'. Oeo. Wald
schmidt. Log-rolling $10 cash. Hotel .Moore and
Pacific Light a Power Co.
Fly casting Distance, line, accuracy, reel,
delicacy, fly book, oodfres- Brothers.
TALKS INTEREST WOMEN
Welfare School at Independence Is
INDEPENDENCE. Or., Aug. 27. (Spe
cial.) The Oregon Agricultural College
extension department welfare school
closed a two days' session here last
night. The lecturers said the attend
ance was equal to that of any place
they stopped, with the exception of
The lectures and demonstrations In
domestic science and art. under the di
rection of Mrs. Robblns, assist"? by Miss
Edna Groves, of the Portland public
schools, excited a lively interest and In
quiry on the part of the women of the
v. a m
EXPERT TO BE HIRED
Lancaster to Be Appointed to
Supervise Highway Work.
LIGHTNER ALONE DISSENTS
Plans for Appointment of Engineer
of Wide Experience Made During
Trip or Business Men and Offi
cials to Rooster Rock.
(Continued From First Psge )
tinuing In this capacity for several
years. His duties took him all over
the country and gave him an oppor
tunlty to make an exhaustive study of
road construction methods.
In 1907 Mr. Hill applied to the De
partment of Agriculture for a man to
come to the State of Washington and
assist him In carrying on a good roads
campaign in that state, and Mr. Lan
caster was sent. Together they pre
pared data and drafted legislation
which was passed by tne legislature.
Marlon B. Hay, then Governor of
Washington, vetoed the programme,
however, on the ground that the ap
propriations were too large, there Dy
gaining the political enmity of Mr.
Hill, who worked against him when
he came up for re-election. Since that
time Mr. Lancaster has maintained of
fices in Seattle as a consulting engi
neer. In the year book of the Department
of Agriculture for 1904 Is an article
entitled "Practical Road Building in
Madison County, Tennessee." Mr. Lan
caster is the author. It was written
at the express and personal solicitation
of James Wilson, then Secretary of
Winding Road Necessary.
At Rooster Rock yesterday discus
sion centered chiefly around the rout
ing of a portion of the road In that
vicinity. The distance to be covered
by tho part in question is only three
fourths of a mile In an air line, but to
git the desired grade of not to exceed
7 par cent. It will be necessary to wind
the road nearly three miles around a
natural amphitheater. County Surveyor
Holbrook and Mr. Hill explained .their
Idea as to how it should be done.
Briefly, the road will run In a series
of loops, affording a splendid view of
the Columbia River.
When the party "reached Portland on
the return trip its members were
taken by Mr. Hill to his offices In the
Home Telephone Company building.
West Park and Burnside streets, where
they were shown a large number of
road-making views and pictures ot
scenic spots along the Columbia River
and in other parts of Oregon. Mr.
Hill commented on the wonderful na
tural beauties of Oregon and said good
roads are necessary to make these
points accessible to tourists.
Among the pictures shown were sev
eral taken by A. H. Barnes, who, Mr.
Hill said, was the most wonderful
scenic photographer he knew. The
pictures showed the beauties of moun
tain, forest and stream In natural
MAN TRAMPED BY HORSE
William Belshaw Injured About
Head by Animal's Hoofs.
EUGENE. Or.. Aug. 17. (Special.)
Half the scalp was turn loose when
William Belshaws horse reared in a
local blacksmith shop Monday and
struck Belshaw on the head with its
forehoofs. . Belshaw, who lives near
Coyote Creek, west of Eugene, fell to
the floor, and was Jumped upon by the
horse. Harry Mel son, son of the black
smith, was hurled 15 feet by the plung
ing animal, but plucklly returned and
drove the horse away so that Belshaw
Belshaw' s scalp was cut from the
back of his neck to his eye, and much
of the flesh was torn back from the
bone. His face was bruised and shoul
der dislocated, but no bones were
broken, and it is believed there are
do internal Injuries.
IRRIGATION WORTH PROVED
Great Crop on West Stayton Farm
Shows What Can Be Done.
WEST STAYTON,., Or., Aug. 27.
(Special.) One of the most Interesting
testimonies to the value of Irrigation
this dry Summer is the crop which
George Resume now has to show, al
though he did not plant until the end
of June. His potato plants reach
above one's waist, the squash has run
ners 18 feet long and the whole com
munity has had free access to his
bean natch, but Is unable to eat them
as fast as they are produced.
The tract farmed by Mr. Reaume was
originally the tract used by the Oregon
Agricultural college as an experiment
station. Mr. Reaume, who Is from
Twin Calls, Idaho, is enthusiastic over
his sew- location.
Best Place in Town to Buy Any Fine Piano Is Here, but
Don't Fail to See These Bankers Player Pianos.
If it's a choicest Chickerlng or Soh
mer or Kimball baby grand, or a fine
upright or even an old-style piano for
$45 or $55, Eilers Music House is the
Place to buy. No matter what may be
offered elsewhere, depend upon it, the
old reliable piano-house can do better
than can any other concern in the
way of lower price, better quality and
more liberal treatment, say nothing of
absolute guarantee and utmost depend
ableness in every transaction, large or
Just now It Is possible to buy for only
$355 the very latest player pianos for
which ordinarily more than double this
price would be asked, and for as little
as J310 we are in position to supply
row guaranteed right-up-to-the-minute
latest player pianos, which under ordi
nary circumstances win not again be
obtainable for less than 1675. Every
Instrument contained In two big car
loads Just received by Eilers Music
House is sacrificed at corresponding
Arrangements were recently con
summated whereby Eilers Music House
secured at its own price two carloads
of the very finest and Internationally
renowned player pianos, which be
longed to bankers who bad advanced a
lot of mosey on them. These are the
very finest player pianos, made by one
of the most renowned institutions. The
bankers' representative finally came to
Portland. At the Oregon Hotel he
finally accepted the offer made by the
management of Eilers Music House
whereby the entire two carloads came
to us at our own prloe.
LATEST A.VO VERY FINEST.
These player pianos are positively
the very finest to be had. regardless of
price. Each Instrument is a model of
perfection. Each will appear at once
to the best posted player pianists.
Kegdless to say that most extraordi
nary concessions were made In order
to dispose of these costly pianoa Now
Eilers Music House offers these Instru
ments for sale. They are to be sold at
a lower price than these or similar
fine new player pianos will ever again
be obtainable. But terms are cash; no
T'.e high standing, the untarnished
reputation of these superb player
pianos would be severely Injured if the
actual sale price were published. But
Eilers Muslo House stakes its reputa
tlon upon this statement, that these
Instruments are now offered for sale
for less than any dealer in the coun
try has ever heretofore bought new
player pianos of such worth at whole
sale from the factories direct.
SOME FOR OXLV $310.
The prices at which we are disposing
of these Instruments would be consid
ered low, very low indeed, if placed on
5U FISHERS PAID
SETTERS AT RIVER MOtTTH GET
BIG CHECKS FOR SEASON.
High Boat Receives $298 0 Casb for
Catch of 23 Tons 800 Pounds in
ASTORIA. Or, Aug. 27. (Special.)
While the past fishing season on the
Columbia River was a disappointment
so far -as the total pack was concerned,
the individual gillnetters, particularly
those who drifted in the lower harbor
close to tho mouth of the river, did
comparatively well. The majority of
the fishermen were paid oft yesterday
and quite a number of them received
checks ranging from $1000 to $2000
each for their season's work.
The "high boat" thus far reported
was that operated by Ben Johnson and
Eigvald Eide, who fish for the Altoona
Packing Company. Their catch was
23 tons and 800 pounds, which brought
them $2980 In cash. After deducting
the expenses, Johnson's net profit for
the season was approximately $1600,
while his boatpuller received $875. The
second high boat was the one oper
ated by Han Lovold and his boatpuller,
Carl lverson, who flsh for Booth. Their
catch was 45,000 pounds, or 22 "A tons.
Among others who did well were Har
old Scxuter, with more than 20 tons,
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Even at these low sale prices a very
complete and exchangeable library of
music rolls, which also Includes numer
ous special soloist rolls, will accom
pany each Instrument in this sale.
An appropriate bench of the popular
combination type, piano seat and
player-piano bench In one. will also .
accompany each instrument sold. De
livery will be made free of charge In
the city or Instrumept will be boxed
and delivered at any depot or boat
landing free of charge.
As stated heretofore, an unconditional
money-back guarantee will accompany
each Instrument sold: a money-back
agreement even If it is found that ths
same grade or quality is obtainable .
elsewhere for less money.
This Is positively the greatest player- .'
piano buying opportunity that we havear
ever presented or thst ever can be
presented. Hence the above unprece
SOME ARE VERY ELABORATE.
There remain two superb, largest-size,
most extravagantly designed and fin
ished orchestral grand soloist player
pianos in this sale, representing, as
stated before, the very acme of player
piano perfection. Values such as in
the regular retail way are Indicated by ,
$1275.00 and in one Instance at even
$1450.00. There are also quite a num
ber of the plainer and somewhat
smaller-sized instruments valued usual
ly at $725. 0C. Some are worth In the
retail way only J650.O0. all of them
most beautiful tone quality, durable,
and complete "88-note" player pianos,
all accompanied with music rolls and
benches as stated above. All are re
duced so low in price now that no one
will hesitate to buy Immediately be
cause of cost. Do not fail to see them
all, particularly those now priced only
$3S5.00 or $355.00.
WILL BE TAKEN QUICKLY.
This sale as above will be held at
our city salesroom in the Eilers build
ing on Broadway at Alder street. Be
on hand early to secure choice. There
are forty-two instruments and no more.
At these astoundlngly low prices we
know from experience that every one
of the valuable instruments will find
a quick buyer in short order. This is
an opportunity that will never come
again. We know whereof we speak.
If not prepared to make complete cash
settlement make a deposit when select
ing the piano, and if balance can be
paid shortly It will be considered a
sale. In conclusion bear in mind that
Eilers Music House, the Nation's la s
est and most responsible musical in
strument merchants, guarantees every
statement and every representation
with reference to this hitherto unheard-of
truly genuine slaughter. Buy
one of these player pianos now. Tou U
never regret It.
and his brother, Chris Scruter, who had
a few pounds less.
These four men fish In the most dan
gerous part of the river, close to tho
old Rosecrans wreck, and while all are
chums, they have been vleing with
each other to gain the record.
Since the closed season began large
numbers of gillnetters have been
trolling outside the mouth of the rives,
and are meeting with good success.
Yesterday one man caught 2300 pounds.
AUTO TRAFFIC IS HEAVY
Many From Ashland Visit Klamath
and Crater Lake Region.
ASHLAND, Or.,Aug. 27. (Special.)
Never before In the history of over
land traffic have so many automobiles
left this section for the Klamath and
Crater Lake regions as have gone this
Shrlners of Hlllah Temple of this
city hold a ceremonial at Klamath Falls
on August 30, and this event alone will
create a big demand for transporta
tion, as the majority prefer to go by
motor cars instead of by rail. Tha
advance guard has already left to ar
range preliminaries regarding stunts
and the commissariat.
Portland Man to Mine Jiear Bandon.
BANDOX, Or.', Aug. 27. (Special.)
Dr. W. F. Hubbard, of Portland, aftef
inspecting the black sand and platinum
deposits along the Curry County coast,
returned to Portland to arrange for
mining here. He says that with the
proper machinery It should pay well.
Author of The
The Spoilers. '
LA SKA again! the
scene of Rex Beach's
great successes in a story
more crowded with action
and sentiment than any
thing he has ever done
before. Struggles of rival
railroad builders, fights
against the glaciers, and
the love of an unusual
heroine, make a powerful