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THE MORNING OREGONIAN, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 1914.
JOE KNOWLES SEEN
Crowd Shouts Jovial Greeting
to Nature Expert on His
Return to Civilization.
CITY'S OFFICIALS VISITED
State Game Wardens and College
Professor Among Others to Pay
Tribute to Man Who Has
Proved Human Superiority.
LECTURES BY JOE KNOW1E9
This afternoon at Hellig- Thea
Broadway at Taylor street, free talk
to school children.
Tonight at Hell'ig Theater, Illus
BY REX LAMPMAX.
Figuratively, the gulf of the ages
was bridged yesterday by the appear
ance of a veritable cave man, dressed
as man must have dressed soon after
he came down from the trees, on the
crowded business streets of a metrop
olis. The contrast was heightened by the
fact that the cave man, such a man
as must have stalked the mammoth
in his fen, rode in a high-power auto
mobile, one of the last words In the
bright lexicon of modern mechanical
Knowles saw downtown Port
land, and downtown Portland saw Joe
Downtown Portland shouted a cor
dial greeting and Joe Knowles waved
a long, brown arm, muscled to the
wrist and tattooed like a South faea
Islander a memento of the days when,
in Knowles words, he was "a fool kid
in the Navy."
The Boston artist who accomplished
a aelf-set feat of atavism, who went
back to nature and wrested a living
from her with his bare hands for 30
days in the forests of the Siskiyous,
was clad only in the skins which he
took in the wilderness.
Costume Declared Ample.
Brief as was his costume, it com
pared favorably with many that have
brought their wearers fame behind the
footlights. It would have made sev
eral copious wardrobes for Isadora
Duncan, Lady Constance Richardson
and other dancers of the ultra-modern
Anyway, no one seemed to mind, and
the shouts and salutations that greet
ed the latter-day Ab were all good
natured. Traffic slowed down a little, driv
ers of automobiles risked dislocated
necks and pedestrians stopped stock
still and stared.
"How's Hie in the woods? I might
want to go out some time myself."
yelled a pocket-edition of a newsboy,
who ran up alongside Knowles' car.
"Fine, my boy, line." said the big fel
low in the deerskins. "I'll tell you all
about it tomorrow."
Knowles grinned joyously he never
smiles: he can't for It Is his fondest
Idea that he has taught a lesson and
set an example that is of great value
to the male young of the genus homo.
The traffic policemen, waving for
Knowles' car to make the crossing,
smiled In recognition and saluted.
Some even cracked the traditional dig
nity of the "traffic cop" to the extent
of singing out, "Hello, Joe!"
"Hello, Joe," Common Greeting.
And it was "Hello, Joe," all over
town. Wherever the car stopped it was
soon surrounded by a crowd, eager to
get a near view of the man who has
proved that in spite of a coddling civili
zation, a man may go back to the great
mother and by dint of strong, two
fisted persuasion, make her acknowl
edge, tacitly at least, that "a man's a
man for a that.
Knowles' car was driven to the City
Hall from the Hotel Oregon, where it
took the nature man scarce more time
than it takes to tell to divest himself
of his store clothes and get Into his
Knowles shook hands with all the
heads of the Portland city government,
and was congratulated by them. Him
self not greatly given to the arts of
polite repartee he is too much in
earnest Knowles "made" but little
conversation. For that . matter, he
found himself busy answering the
questions that were fired at him from
He met Mayor Albee, Commission
ers Brewster, Bigelow, Dieck and Daly,
City Attorney La Roche and other mu
nicipal officers. As he chatted with
them for a few moments the lobby of
the City Hall filled with clerks, stenog
raphers and others who may not have
been on the municipal payroll.
Policeman Gets "Funny."
Policeman Fones, whose duty it is
to see that the peace and dignity of
the city is preserved In its headquar
ters, drew deeply on his troglodytic
sense of humor when Knowles first
intered, and provided diversion for a
short time while the Mayor's coming
"We got several fellers down In the
Jail who have more on than you have,"
he said, pleasantly, edging up and
comparing his face to Knowles', with
no particular advantage to either
"I presume you have." said Knowles,
composedly, but scanning the Fones
features closely for a jest-or-earnest
He whose duty it is, and so on, pur
sued his remarks with all the delicacy
of a dancing bear doing the hesita
tion. He said, among other Jovial things,
that it "wouldn't take moer'n two
minutes to git th' wagon.
But Knowles in some occult way
determined that the guardian of the
peace and dignity and all the rest
was joking. He said later that his
sense of the primordial often comes
to his aid when he is puzzled by
something in the haunts of civiliza
tion. Outside the hall. J. B. Gehr, veteran
employe of the engineering depart
ment, called out, "We want to know
how you caught that deer."
"All right. I'll tell you all about it
tomorrow night," said Knowles.
Other Calls Made.
The colloquy continued while the
photographer was getting fixed for a
shot." and Mr. Gehr called out "You're
all right," as the car moved away.
Knowles called on W. L Flnley, State
Biologist, and R. E. Clanton, Master
Fish Warden, at the Pittock Block,
and they came down to the street to
KTeet him. With them were Sam L
Landry, Chief Fish and Game "Warden
of District No. 1, comprising Southern
Oregon, and Professor Sykes, of the
chair of zoology at the Oregon Agri
cultural College, all of whom had
brief chats with Knowles concerning
his exploit and the country In which it
Knowles will give a free lecture to
school children today at the Heilig
Theater. Broadway at Taylor.
ones Mmjwtjmn r i
MODERN ADAM APPEARS life"' 0 "'M WimSmtk W M ' f 1
ON CITY STREETS AND liLitSB WKm
CALLS ON HEADS OF MTJ- sSSm ""1 HT
NICIPAL GOVERNMENT. - - &MJ flfcg fetP!'
f 1 Joseph Knowles, the Boston I I AjJW' iMjBl IIMf Wk I Wm
ter, I I Artist. 1' Joe Knowles, the I TKSS ' fRHf WMm - I.BkI
i Nature Mn, Meets Mayor Al- H W
bee. 3 lie Stands Up to Let IraHSf A W,
the Crowd See Him. 4 Itc- .:HHHHfflHHM&'- .' Jf . j?0 KifF
fleeting for a Moment o u a gfr WBBeS& ' " iii . 8p f
Huestion AiKen oy w . i.. nn- flavrani&r f 0
ley, State Biologist (Left) About " '' ' : B9SEP V J
the Exact Location of His Late j L sssaavKsisaassi
Camp; B. K. L. Lambert, Friend '
Levi G. Burgess Brings 50,000
Cases to Portland.
BERLIN ARRIVES ALSO
Captain Einar Thomsen Says Run
Was Steady All Season and Fish
ermen Make From $700 to
$000 During Summer.
Th hark Levi G. Bureess. In com
mand of Captain Einar Thomsen, made
the harbor yesterday from Bristol Bay
with 50,000 cases of the Alaska sal
The Levi G. Burgess was i'hi days
on the way, the distance from Bristol
Bay to Unimak Pass being sailed in
five days, and she was four days ne
gotiating the pass proper. The Ber
lin, also of the Alaska-Portland Pack
ers' flag, was sighted August 20 in
the pass, well ahead of the Burgess and
In tow of the tug Akutan, which helped
her through, and August 23 the Berlin
was easily three days ahead of the
Burgess, yet the former entered the
Columbia Monday morning and the
Burgess crossed the bar Tuesday morn
ing, making up two days in sailing.
Last year the Burgess made the re
turn in 18 days, and the Berlin towed
through the pass, and they both en
tered the river the same day.
"We had thick weather at Bristol
Bay and in the pass, and there was a
stiff wind on when we left the pass,
but otherwise the weather was all
right," said Captain Thomsen. "The
fishing was better than usual and
i .n atftarlv run f)nfl
mere - 'wtj .
thing we noticed was that the Govern
ment has no net stretcnea across uic
entrance to Woodriver Lakee this year.
Mnlntninail Hofim SO .'IS tO
im u w .is iuaiuw.uv-
count fish entering there, and they
were permitted 10 gei tutu w
m irithntif IntprfprfiTirft.
1UI .- t , . . : - 'l"uut "
and there were no dead fish seen as
before. The run was mosuy rea usu.
rru Tlitro-neo onfhnrpfl in tTlft stream
yesterday, where dropped by the tug
Walluia, wnicn orougni ner uuw -n-o-
t na . . - OA thA "RprHn fin-
IUI la, ollU J own '
lshes discharging at North Bank dock.
where approximately v,vvv xmao
be landed, she shifts Into a berth
there. On the vessel were 59 men,
,.- ,i.v.c-m.in ii n A cannfirv hands.
and six are to stand by to care for the
vessel until she enters Winter quar
ters at Goble, where the Akutan has
gone and will be lonowea in a iew
j .v. TicT-i It. Knmn of the fish
ermen earned from 700 to 900 for
the trip, wnicn Desan in -rn iiu
ended this week.
News of the European war reached
the crews at Nushagak. as the Berlin
has wireless, but no warships were
.;r.(.to.t nr, the run down, and so far
as was learned none steamed Into
Alaskan waters, as naa Deen reponcu.
BATHTUB DEMAND INCREASES
Steamer Brings Shipment to Keep
Vp With Wave of Cleanliness.
Lessons In hygiene in some quarters
are thought to have borne fruit, say
longshoremen engaged yesterday in un
loading BOO oatntuDs irom ine ursco
liner Santa Cruz, which started dis
charging at Municipal Dock No. 1. Gear
at one hatch was kept busy all day
h;indllns the bathing equipment, and
while consigned to Portland dealers,
some of the tubs will find their way
to the interior, because this port is be
coming a greater distributor for the
Other cargo on the Santa Cruz con
sisted of 12,555 kegs of wire nails, 640
kegs of staples. i900 reels of wire
fence, a large shipment of barb-wire
and 1400 tons of steel for the North
west Steel Company, to unload which
the ship moves tonight through the
bridges to the company's plant In South
Portland. There were many shipments
of a miscellaneous character, the ves
sel having 2750 tons in all. Captain
Watson brought the Santa Cruz around
from New York by way of the Straits
of Magellan, and she is the last of the
Grace flag to follow that course, the
company having determined from the
start to use the Panama Canal .as soon
as it was open. Not much lumber is
being accepted for eastbound delivery
at present and all space available is
being taken for general cargo.
ASSORTED FREIGHT IX BOXD
Portland Firms Get New Goods by
Interrupted transportation arising
from the chaos at European ports is
diverting cargo by various routes to
Portland, shipments in bond having ar
rived yesterday numbering 616 pack
ages that came from many lands. One
lot of earthenware and toys was from
the Orient via the Pacific Mail line to
San Francisco and thence here. There
was crockery from Antwerp; stoves,
glow lamps, 150 sacks of peas and
enameled ware from Hamburg; crock
ery from Rotterdam; asbestos slats
from Amsterdam; sardines from Kopee
vin. and like consignments, some of
which were discharged at San Francisco
from vesesls sailing direct and others
are said to have been carried through
the canal on European vessels and then
brought up the Coast by Pacific Mail
The Oriental movement is accounted
for by the fact the Hamburg-American
has suspended service temporarily and
the Royal Mail fleet was tied up for a
time on the other side, so certain com
modities were booked on the first ves
sels leaving for the Pacific Coast.
POKTDAXDER IS CANDY KING
Edward Newbegln Carries Stock to
Palo Alto Co-Eds.
Evidently friends of Edward Newbe
gln and his daughter. Miss Ellen New
begln. feared that a prolongation of
strife abroad and its consequent effect
on the sugar market might play havoc
with the candy output, for on their de
parture for Palo Alto yesterday aboard
the "Bulldog'' Bear, of the San Fran
cisco & Portland line, they were show
ered with boxes of sweets. As the
liner backed away from the dock Mr.
Newbegln had difficulty holding seven
boxes of varied sizes In one arm while
he waved adieu with the other. Miss
Newbegln enters school in the south.
The Bear has 310 guests and 29 more
boarded the ship at Astoria, while in
the way of freight she had all nooks
In the hold filled. Heavy shipments
of wheat to California, combined with
the movement of other seasonable com
modities, is giving the vessels abundant
business and on the departure of the
Beaver next week it is promised that
she will carry the record south-bound
SAXON MONARCH IN HARBOR
Fleet Working Here Grows Regard
less of Shipping Slump.
Arriving last evening from Hong
kong the British steamer Saxon Mon
arch, a carrier of 3024 tons net register.
swelled the fleet in port for grain to
three, of which the Norwegian bark
Alcides leaves down this morning in
tow of the steamer Ocklahama, hound
for Falmouth for orders. The Nor
wegian ship Nordhav is being loaded
rapidly at Irving dock and will get
away early in the week and her berth
will be occupied by the Saxon Monarch,
which will be lined by then.
Three big ships were at West Side
docks yesterday, the British f.teamer
Crown of Seville, at municipal dock No.
1, discharging European freight; the
Santa Cruz, at the same dock, unload
ing New York cargo, and ".he British
steamer Cape Flnisterre, at tne bunk
ers, receiving fuel, preparatory to
shifting to St. Johns to take on 400,000
feet of lumber that will complete her
cargo for China. The salmon ship Ber
lin was discharging at the North Bank
dock, and the Levi G. Burgess was in
the stream awaiting a berth there.
The American - Hawaiian freighter
Oregonlan is due Sunday or Monday on
her first trip here, bringing New York
cargo. She is of 8000 tons capacity and
will be followed before the week ends
by the Washingtonlan, of 10,000 tons.
Also the Norwegian steamer Cuzco, of
the Grace West Coast line, will be in
the harbor; the British steamer Hurst
is coming from Eureka to work the
last of her lumber load for Australia
and others are expected along that will
Join the grain fleet.
PASSENGERS LAND QUICKLY
Delay for Travelers at Ainsworth Is
Thing . of the Past.
In seven minutes 305 passengers were
landed from the flagship Beaver, of the
"Big Three" fleet, at Ainsworth dock
yesterday afternoon. She reached her
berth at 2 o'clock and was the first
inbound vessel or the line to use a new
double gangplank completed this week.
When a single plank was in service,
which barely permitted a person with
baggage to navigate, it required an
average of 14 minutes to land passen
gers, and with many children or feeble
persons arriving the time has been ex
tended to 16 minutes.
Fair weather, a smooth sea and ab
sence of naval vessels along the Coast
were reported by Captain Mason. There
were gangs of longshoremen ready to
discharge the Beaver yesterday, and she
Is to shift to Irving dock tomorrow for
1200 tons of wheat for California,
Cereal is being carried on the regular
vesesls for the south, also on some of
the steam schooners, and the business
promises to reach a high mark this
Etna to Begin Run at Woodland.
WOODLAND, Wash., Sept. 4. (Spe
cial.) Captain Gray, of the steamer
Etna, that operates from Woodland
to upper river points, expects to start
operations about the middle of Septem
ber. That is the earliest that it will
be possible under ordinary conditions
to navigate the river.
Preparations have been made to
launch the steamer Wauna and the
gasoline tug Echo, of the Shaver fleet,
at- the Portland shipyard this morning.
Both have been on the ways for an
At Supple's yard yesterday the pro
peller Nahcotta, of the O.-W. R. & N.
fleet, which customarily plies between
Astoria and Megler. was hauled out for
extensive work. She will be on the
cradle 10 or 12 days. The sternwheeler
Elmore is running in her place.
On the arrival of the steamer Game
cock at Astoria yesterday with a load
of wheat from The Dalles, arrange
ments were made for her to tow a log
raft from the lower river to Portland
and from this city she will probably
proceed to The Dalles for a second
Repairs are being made to the tug
Daniel Kern, of the Columbia Contract
Company's fleet, on the Oregon dry
dock. Having spent less than a week along
the Coast replacing outside buoys the
lighthouse tender Manzanita returned
to Astoria yesterday. As Captain
Richardson is on his annual leave, the
vessel Is in command of First Officer
Charles A. A. Modeer.
Cargo for San Francisco aboard ths
steamer Northland when she leaves
will consist of 700 tons of wheat and
800.000 feet of lumber, according to her
manifest tiled at the Custom-House
yesterday. The steamer Klamath waB
an arrival from the Golden Gate yes
terday, and berthed at Couch-street
dock to discharge cement
Informal application has been made
by the Southern Pacific Railroad to
the Commission of Public Docks for
permission to erect a single-deck open
dock on the East Side, between the
Burnside-street bridge and the com
pany's hop warehouse, where It Is pro
posed to handle lumber from the Wil
lamette Valley that will be shipped to
California by water. The first plans
were not in accord with regulations
of the Commission, but are to be al
tered if the Southern Pacific executives
authorize the construction.
MARINE INTELLIGENCE .
DUB TO ARRIVE.
Nam. From Dats.
BreaJ-water Coos Bay In port
Go. . . Elder Eureki In port
Beaver Los Angeles In port
Roanoke Sen Diego Sept. u
Rose City Los Angeles Sept. u
Yucatan -San Diego Sept. 18
Bear Los Angeles.. ....Sept. 14
DUE TO DlrAKT.
Name. For Pate.
Breakwater Coos Bay Sept. 6
Northland JSan Francisco. . . - Sept. 0
Celllo San Diego Sepu 6
Harvard S. F. w 1 a. Sept. 5
Oeo. W. Elder. : . . . Eureka Sept. o
tale a. F. to L A. Sept. 7
paralso San Francisco. .. Sept. y
Roanoke San Diego Sept. 0
Beaver Los Ang ues Sept. V
Klamath... San Diego Sept. U
Rose Crty Los Angeles Sept. J4
Yucatan. . San Diego Sept. 16
Bear .Los Ang :les Sept. l-
EUROPEAN AND ORIENTAL SERVlCaV
Nasa From Data.
Andalusia Hamburg tna ft
Monmouthshire. .. .London Sept. It
Den of Alrlls .London Sept. 3
Merionethshire. ... London .....Oct. 21
Belgrsvla Hamburg ..Oct. -S
Cardiganshire London .. . . Nov. IS
Brasilia Hamburg Nov. -ii
Name. For Oa:e. .
Andalusia Hamburg ..Cna ft
Den of A 1 rile. London Oct. '
Merionethshire.... London .....Nov. .
Uelgravla Hamburg Nov.
Cardiganshire London. ......... Nov. is
Monmouthshire. . . .London Sept. -u
Urasllla Hamburg Nov. Zs
Name. For Data.
Qulnault Skagway Sept. 10
Thos. L. Wand .Skagway Sept. IS
J. B. Steteon Skagway Sept. Is
Movements of Vessels.
PORTLAND. Sept. 4. Arrived, ateaniera
Klamath, from San Francisco; Geo. W.
Elder, from Eureka and Coos Bay; Beaver,
from San Pedro and San Francisco; Brit
ish steamer Saxon Monarch, from Hong
kong; British steamer Cape Flnlstere. from
Aberdeen. sailed, steamers Bear, for San
Francisco and San Pedro; Yosemlte, for
Ban Pedro via San Francisco.
Astorlu. Sept. 4. Left up at midnight,
steamer Klamath; arrived at 2 and left up
at 4:30 A. M.. steamer Geo. -W. Elder, from
Eureka and Coos Bay: left up at t:30 A. M.,
British steamer Saxon Monarch : arrived at
o ana jeti ud l o.v a.
from San Pedro and San Francisco; sailed
at 0 P. M.. steamer Bear, for San Fran
cisco and San Pedro.
San pedro. Sept. 4. -Arrived, steamer Rose
City from Portland; sailed yesterday,
steamer E. H. Vance, for Columbia River.
Sept. 3 Arrived, steamer Multnomah, from
Portland via San Francisco.
Astoria. SeDt. S. Sailed at 7 P. M.. Geo.
W. Fenwlck. for San Pedro.
San Francisco. Sept. 3. Sailed at 4 P. M.,
steamer Celllo, for Portland.
San Francisco. Sept. 4. Arrived, steam
ers Sierra from Honolulu; Nevadan, from
Tacoma- Admiral Schley, from New York;
shlo Indiana, from Nuskagak. Sailed, steam
ers Solano, for Grays Harbor; William
Chatham, for Tacoma. Roanoke, for Port-
and. , ...
Queenstown. sept. 4. Airiveu, i m. .
from New York: Benefactor, from San Fran-
Punta Arenas. Sept. 4. Sailed, Maria
(from Portland. Or.), for Dublin.
Seattle, Wash., Sept. 1. Arrived Steam
ers Capt. A. F. Lucas, from San Francisco;
Seward, from Southeastern Alaska; schoon
er Melrose, from Hilo. Sailed Steamers
Northland, Jefferson, Santa Ana. for South
eastern Alaska. .
Balboa, Sept. 4. Arrived Steamer Lord
Lonsdale, from San Francisco.
Tides at Astoria Saturday.
0:58 A. M.
1:30 P. M.
.8.1 feet 7:39 A. M.
.8.1 feet7:5S P. M.
Columbia River Bar Report.
NORTH HEAD. Wash.. Sept. 4. Condition
of the bar at 5 P. M. Sea smooth. Wind
northwest: IS miles.
Marconi Wireless Reports.
AI1 positions reported at 8 P. M.. September
4 unless otherwise designated.)
Santa Rita, Seattle for Port San Luis.
536 miles north of San Francisco.
Richmond. Seattle for Richmond. 420 mlleg
from San Francisco. ,.., '-
Herrtn. Monterey for Portland. 61 miles
south of Columbia River.
Bear, Portland for San Francisco. 36 miles
south of Columbia River.
Ship Reuce. Alaska (or Astoria, .20 miles
from North Head. September 3. ,.
City of Seattle. Seattle for Alaska, leaving
Wrantel September 3.
Northwestern. Alaska for Seattle, off Low
Inlet at 11 P M.. September 3.
Willamette. San Francisco for Everett, off
New Dungeness. - aK-ii
Admiral Evans, south bound, off Gabrlola
'"Queen. San Francisco for Seattle, two miles
west of 'Race Rocks.
Admiral Dewey, San Francisco for Seattle,
five miles south of Rogue River.
Yosemite Astoria for San Francisco. 20
miles north of Cape Blanco. ,,..
Buck. San Luis for Everett. 540 miles
north of San Luis.
i T i frm u fnr PftTt HarfOrO. d
miles north of Cape Menacln0.(, ,1B
celllo. san .
miles north of San Francisco.
Leelanaw. San Francisco for Nanalmo, 105
miles north of San Francisco.
Fenwiclt. Astoria for San Pedro, 25 miles
south of Cape Blanco
Chanslor, San Francisco for Honolulu, 047
miles from Honolulu September 3.
Manoa, San Francisco for Honolulu, 5oJ
miles out September 3.
Sonoma, San Francisco for Honolulu, 810
miles out. September 3.
Hyades. Seattle for Honolulu, 1184 miles
from Cape Flattery, September 3.
Lurline. Honolulu for San Francisco, 1450
miles out. September .1.
t-. uarfrtrri for San Francisco. 33
miles south of San Francisco.
Chatham, San r nsvsn iur
miles north of Point Reyes
Congress. San Francisco for San Pedro, 11
miles south of Pigeon Point.
Lyra, San Francisco for New York, 40
miles south of San Francisco.
Argyll, Oleum for Seattle, 20 miles north
of San Francisco.
Speedwell, San Francisco for Bandon, 15
miles north of San Francisco.
Vance. San Pedro for Columbia River, 48
miles south of Mendocino.
r.irp'.-a for San Francisco. 20 miles
north of 'Point Arena,
Yucatan, portiana ior uan r ranciscw. enui
miles north of Point Arena.
l-;iv..,-.. a Pnnrk'n for Eureka. l-
miles south of Point Arena.
Roanoke. San Francisco for Portland, two
miles south of Point Arena.
Hubbard, Eureka for San Francisco, 125
miles north of San Francisco.
HeaOnCO, Sun rruru lui .n
miles south of San PYanclsco.
Santa Clara. Port San Luis for San Fran
cisco, 7 miles north of Pledras Blancas.
Arollne. San Pedro for San Francisco, 10
miles south of Point Sur.
An American steel company lias acquired
immense deposits of iron ore In Chile that
It proposes to ship to the United States, at
the rate of 1,000,000 tons annually on the
opening of the Panama Canal.
TOO LATE TO CLASSIFY.
BY OWNER. Portland property for tck
ranch from io fw.wu.
1131 E. 31st st. N. Phone Woodlawn 33 iQ.
MODERN steam-heated apartments. five
rooms. 587 East Main. f
RUSH FLOUR ORDERS
Grain Trade Completely Al
tered to Benefit of Indus
try in This Country.
URGENCY ABROAD SHOWN
Interior Mills Sell Output for Two
Months Ahead and Employment
Situation Expected to Be Re
, Moved Wheat Rises.
Millers of Oregon and Washlnston
are receiving- orders for flour to be
shipped Immediately to the Last. This
demand has sprung up suddenly and
completely alters the grain trade situ
ation in the Northwest. It has been a
foregone conclusion that Europe would
need our breadstuffs, but the difficulty
has been in getting the grain and flour
there, owing to the scarcity of ships
and steamers, the perils of navigation
and the difficulty of financing sales.
These obstacles appear to have been
largely removed now. The flour will
be shipped to New York and other
Atlantic ports, either by water or rail,
sold there and then transshipped to
England, or left on the Atlantic sea
board to take the place of American
flour already sent over.
Heavy Movement Expected.
It Is known that a considerable quan
tity of flour and also of wheat has al
ready been sold to go East, and grain
men believe the movement has only
begun. Four or five mills In the in
terior have closed such deals, the desti
nation of the flour being New York
Evidently the need of flour In Eng
land has suddenly become urgent
Grain men were advised yesterday that
the PUlsbury mills at Minneapolis had
sold 100,000 barrels of flour to be
shipped at once, and it was said a total
of 500,000 barrels had been disposed of
by mills in that section during the day.
All the freight that can be handled
out of Portland by the canal route will
doubtless go that way. The American
& Hawaiian line announces a $6 rate
from Portland to New York on flour
and barley and a $7 rate on wheat.
Urg-ency In England Shown.
It England's need of flour becomes
more acute, however, as It seems may
be the case, it will be forwarded by
rail at whatever cost.
The buying of flour rather than
wheat shows the urgency of the Eng
It Is also a good thing for the North
west that the manufactured rather
than the raw product Is wanted, as it
insures the mills of this section a prot -perous
run and increases employment.
Flour milling, next to lumber manufac
turing", is the lnrgest Industry in this
part of the country, and a boom In the
flour trade will have a stimulating ef
fect on all lines of business. Some of
the flour mills In this territory have
already sold their output for two
Wheat prices advanced yesterday in
all the Northwestern markets, but
Portland Is still the cheapest wheat
market in the United States, according
to dealers. The local quotation Is 8
cents below the New York price, freight
Included, and this has opened the way
for wheat shipments to the East.
Mississippi Valley Buys.
Innthof ,-tlltlAt for f f : 1 ! M Vl H .1 l' '
found In the Lower Mississippi Valley.
reported In Idaho yesterday for ship
ment to Louisville, Ky. California con
tinues to bid strongly for northern
At the noon session of the Merchants'
Exchange, forty fold was sold at the
dollar mark, the highest price this
kind of wheat has brought In years.
Dealers bid 97tt cents for club With
out getting any. At Walla Walla a
block of club wheat was sold at a price
equal to 98 cents here. A lot of blue
stem sold on the local market during
tho forenoon at fl.15, a 3-cent advance
over the highest price bid on the pre
GRAIX CARGO TO 'SAIL TODAY
Norwegian Bark to Leave Portland
for English Port.
Second of the grain cargoes dis
patched for England since the outbreak
of war will leave port toduy abourd
the Norwegian bark AlcldeB, which was
loaded by the Northern Grain & Ware
house Company on account of Strauss
& Co., the latter having arranged from
their European headquarters to finance
the business. The British steamer
Fernley, sent away August 23 with a
full grain cargo, was dlspatchud by
Kerr, Glfford & Co.
Exporters profess to know of no ma
terial change in the exporting situation,
but there Is an enormous movement of
wheat from the Interior to tidewater, a
proportion of which is to supply the
California demand. As to financing. It
is said that assistance Is being given
"The banks are freely lendng on
wheat, that Is meeting the demand, but
that Is limited owing to storage space,"
said Emery Olmstead, vice-president of
the Northwestern National Bank, last
evening. "I understand that European
Interests are making arrangements to
take care of cargoes."
News From Oregon Ports.
COOS BAY, Or., Sept. 4. (Special.)
Sailing of the steam schooner Paralso
for San Francisco was postponed until
10 A. M. Saturday.
The gasoline schooner Roamer, which
arrived from Sluslaw River last night.
encountered a number of large sharks
while en route. The sharks are follow
ing the herring school and feeding on
the small nsh.
The schooner Oakland was towed Into
Sluslaw harbor yesterday noon by the
tug L. Roscoe. The Oakland was towed
from Portland to a point off Florence
by the steam schooner Northland, and
laid off shore two days before she could
Chief Engineer Donnelly, of the tug
Roscoe, has resigned and is on Coos
Bay, en route to San Francisco.
Sluslaw harbor, where 16 and 17 feet
of water had prevailed for several
ASK FOR U. S. GOVERNMENT INSPECTED MEATS.
We Handle No. I Steer Meat Only
Highest Orade of Fork, Veal and Lamb.
GEO. L. PARKER
149 FIRST STREET. BOTH PHONES.
With Magic Effect, Great
edy Makes Disease
At almost toy drag store you may
tain S. S. S.. the famous hlood ntirlrUr
muu jna i it linn I II r r I 1 1 HIT hihh
mil uiasfs an piuoii iroumcs van an. loll
stomach takes kindly to s S. K.. it rushes
II n frill- , ...u I - ..lf,
the liver, kidneys, bladder and skin work
In harmony ; stops gccumulttlons tbst have
caused rheumatism, catarrh, swollen glands.
sore throat and skin eruptions.
Jnst as food makes blood, so does 8. S. 8.
follow tbp process of digestion to stloin-
lte nstliml si'irrl . .11 a In nrnt.! tin .mln.r
the ravages of dlsrssc germs, we are well
aware of the fact that these nrrms are
apt to be latent within us to break forth
the system Is la a low state of resistance.
And It la to both prevent these eruptions
or to get rid of them that Nature gars us
aucu an any as a. . t. it is portly
vegetable, contains no mercury, and yet It
OITII I HI' Brl IIIUI llVUwir. .Ill WUHU
mercury has been employed for ages, in
every community are people who know this
to be true. They owe to 8. 8. 8. thslr
recovery Get a bottle today. Refuse all
substltutea. Read the folder around tna
bottle that tella of ths wonderful work
being done by the medical department la
assisting uaera of 8. 8. 8. For a apeclal
book on blood troubles address Ths Swift
Bpsclflr Co., M Rwlft Bide.. Atlanta. Ua.
weeka. has shoaled, and 11 and 13 feet
is the present depth.
ASTORIA. Or.. Sept. 4. (Special.)
The steamer Bear sailed this cvenlmr
frelght and passengers ironi loruais
The steamer Beaver arrived thla
morning from San Francisco and Han
t earo wmi ireigni aim passeus!
Astoria and Portland.
Th. steamer Oeo. W. Elder arrived
The steam schooner Klamath arrived
thla morning from San Francisco wltli
cargo for Aturt and PorUSaSJ
Tiie steam schoner Yosemlte sallc-d
today for San Francisco, with a cargo
of lumber loaded at w estporl and rial-
The British steamer Hurst Is due to
arrive tomorrow mornlna from Kureka
to load lumber at the ilanitiiund mill
The gasoline schooner Delia arrived,
todnv front Ntstucca with cargo for
NOT SIT UP
Now Doer Her Own Work.
Ldia E. Puikham'. Vegeta
ble Compound Helped Her.
i run "lift a. miii. a mil rii i viiikf i
ter beaith now uiac i neve ior twelve
years. When 1 De
er an to take Lydfa K.
ble Compound I
could not ait up. I
bad iemali troubles
and was very ner
vous. 1 used ths
remedies s year and
J can do my work
and for the last eight
months 1 bsvs
worked for other
women, too. I cannot praise Lydis E.
Pink ham Vegetable Compound enough
for 1 Know 1 nevei wouid have been as
well if 1 bad not taken it and i recom
mend it to suffering women."
Daughter Helped Also.
" 1 gave it to my daughter when she
wss thirteen years old. She was in
school and was s nervous wreck, snd
could not sleep nights. Now she looks
so healthy that even the doctor speaks
of it. You car publish this letter if you
like." Mrs. Ren a Bowman, 161 S. Kith
Street. Ironton, Ohio.
Why will women continue to suffer
day in and day out and drag out a sickly,
half-hearted existence, missing three
fourths of the joy of living, when thef
can find health in Lydia . Pink ham 'i
Vegetable Compound ?
If you have the slightest, doubt
that Lydia K. I'lnkbam's Vegeta
bleCom pound will help yoii.w rim
('onfldential)I nn, Massfor ad
Ttce. Your letter will be opened,
read and answered by a woman
j iul held in strict conlldcnce.
15c to 18c
60 and (5o
Best Creamery Butter, 70r
Fresh Eggs, 30
Ranch Eggs, 35
Cheese, 20c 2 lbs. for 36c
All goods retailed at
La Grande Creamery
264 Yamhill Street