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About Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937 | View Entire Issue (June 8, 1915)
TTTE MORNING OREGOXIAN. TUESDAY, JUNE 8, 1915. "
PORTLAND WILL BE
SCENE OF BEAUTY
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Everything in Readiness for
Opening of Ninth Annual
TEST TO BE MADE TONIGHT
Variety of New I 'ea lures Is Added,
Including Commercial Floats in
Great JJlectrical Parade and
Wealth of Good Music.
Every White Article Reduced Except Restricted Lines
Broadway will be an avenue of light
A series of electrical surprises, part
of the comprehensive plan of street
decorations for the ninth annual p'esti
val. will be displayed for the first time
From the Commercial Club . building;
to Oak and Broadway, and thence on
Eroadway to Main street, thousands of
colored lights will flash a welcome to j
Since Sunday morning more than 200
men have bei:n at work stringing hun
dreds of feet of electrical streamers.
The great electric curtain hangs in
place in front of the Benson Hotel. The
canopy, a huge electrical 'design giving
the effect of an open umbrella, is in
place at Broadway and Main street,
where it serves to direct attention to
the Festival Center.
Up and down Broadway the electri
cal streamers will flash red and white,
olors of the 1915 Festival. Cluster
light lamp posts with their coat of
white paint give the grand promenade
a colonnade effect. The top globe on
each light has been equipped with an
ever-flashing colored light.
Display to Be Sample.
The carnival spirit will prevail in
Tortland tonight. All street decora
tions on both sides of the river are in
place and the bridges will be outlined
in electricity. The magnificent dis
plsy of electrical decorations tonight
is intended by the management to pre
sent evidence of the grand scale of
this year's festival.
Electricity will play an important
part in the festival programme. Fri
day night's electrical pageant, under
the auspices of the Portland Jovian
League and electrical men of the city,
will be a procession of dazzling gran
deur. Final inspection of the electrical
floats was made yesterday by F. W.
Hild. festival director in charge of this
feature, and a committee representing
For the first time in the history of
the festival the electric parade will
present a commercial section. This
will double the usual length of the
pageant. Heading the procession will
be the Premier float of the Jovian or
der, directly following the police guard
and band. The Jovian Joy Float, the
Jovian Imps, illuminated fire truck and
a dozen other feature floats by elec
trical firms of Portland and business
houses In general will form the first
Industries to Be Depicted.
Following this will be the great ar
ray of floats depicting the industries of
the state. The description of these
floats and their order of appearance
are announced officially as follows:
-No. t. "The Whole World Knows th
Portland Rose.'' To honor the roses, the
liidpiiaiion of the Festival, this float will
be filled with soma of Portland's sweetest
rosebuds, the human ones.
No. 2. "The Red Man's Land." Here we
have the Oregon wilderihdas before the com.
IS of the white man. "Where rolls the
Oregon and hears no sound" save the In
dian war whoop and the swish of the pad
dle of his swiftly gliding canoe. We see in
this wilderness the deer, the crafty savage
and his squaw; and are charmed by the
spirit of the wigwam days.
-No. 3. "Discovery ot the Great North
west." - Next th bravery of the explorers
ot the sea and the discovery of the Co
lumbia Klver is commemorated by the scans
of Captain Robert Gray in his good ship
Columbia, for which the river was named.
-N"- "The Fur Traders." Now, in the
wilderness, we see the first trading posts
of the Hudson Bay Traders and tha Indians
who have come down the streams In their
canoes to trade their furs for the alluring
trinkets and treasures of the white man.
No. 0. 'Westward, Westward Ho!" In
this float are Lewis and Clark, the bold
pathfinders of the West, guided in their
exploration by tha Indian Princess, Saca
Jaivea. often called the "Bird Woman."
No. 6. "Pioneer Davs." This Rhnm.
hazardous frontier life on the plains and
mi itanesa cowgirls on their bronchos.
.o. i. me uarden of the Queen." In
this fairy garden sits Queen Sybil on her
throne. Before her plays a fountain of rain
bow hues reflected by myriads of hidden
lift his. Everywhere in this wonderful gar.
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no. s. -Autumn In the West." This
depicts a harvest scene of early davs in
the Golden West. Rich crops of grain and
fruit are being carried on crude carts by
no. s. --nose Time. June Tim, Good
Time, Portland." With sweet strains of
music a second garden of human rosebuds
Intersperses this pageant of color and light.
Railroad Is Depicted.
no. iu. "Winning of the Wt" R,h.N
the locomotive emerging from the darkness
of a mountain tunnel. We must not forget
how great a part the railway has played
u uuiiuiug up oi tno great west.
-o. ii. romance of commerce." Now
a great ship comes In sight, laden with tha
products of Oregon's farms, fields mil f...-
tories for foreign lands. The returns of our
labors are represented by a large cornucopia
-o. ij. um i roes Automobile." A
tribute to the noble heroism and tender
solicitude of those who go "Into the Mouths
xi . i 1 1 1 1 vi ii nil erurnai ot mercy.
;. j... rtarnessing tne Waters." The
poi- ui mo vtaierxaus anq streams, which
iias ouen ikii canea tne "White Coal" of
Oregon, is used to turn tha turbines that
furnish light and power for the many in
dustries of today. The steps of this won
derful transformation are pictured on this
No. 14. "Wealth of tha Forest." One of
the erreai?st Industries of the great West is
represented by the forests of Oregon. This
xioai snows a inonarcn llr still standing.
mum .i 1 1 u 1 1! i i(Lin uuii, wiiii a saw work
ing vigorously to convert It into more useful
No. 15. "Roses Fragrant. Roses Rare.
Roses, Roses Everywhere." In the midst of
"Roses, Roses Everywhere" we have another
sarilea of wee live rosebuds,, the human
No. 16. "Monarch of the Columbia." The
wealth of the forest preoedes the wealth ef
tho stream, represented by the royal Chinook
salmon, often referred to as "The food of
Kings and the King pf foods."
No. 17. "Blossom Time." There is no
more beautiful sight than the apple or
chard of Oregon during blossom time This
float shows not only the trees in blossom
but the luscious apples known In so many
parts of tho world.
No. 13. "Portland's Rosebuds." The pre
ceding floats have represented Oregon in
general. "Portland's Rosebuds" Is significant
of tho name and fame which Portland as a
city has among the cities of the United
State. This float in a cluster of blooms
from the hearts of which appear the emit'
Ipsr faces of lovely Portland maidens.
No. 1!. "Panama-Pacific, 1915." Now
the wedding ol the oceans Is pictured. A
replica of. the battleship Oregon is passing
through tha locks of the canal. Surround
ing the canal is a bevy of lovely maidens
dreseed to represent the different nations.
This brings to mind the new era of pros
perity for Oregon, made possible by the
completion of the Panama CanaL
Stage feet, Says President;
"Kvery department is in readiness
for the opening of the Festival tomor
row." said Emery Olmstead, president
of tho ninth annual Rose Festival.
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Tho first big feature will be the
parade of the school children on the
Last Side. he continued.
"This is a pageant every resident of
Portland should witness. It will move
promptly at 10:30 A. M. tomorrow. It
will be on a more elaborate scale than
ever before. Grand avenue has been
decorated for this pageant. Reviewing
stands have been erected and the Kant
Hide is ready for its part in the big
"The Floral parade this year will
be the greatest display of flowers ever
seen. Hundreds of entries have been
received. Never before has there been
such interest in this feature. Millions
of roses and other flowers will be on
review on decorated automobiles.
vehicles, motorcycles and the apparatus
of the Portland Fire department.
Schools and colleges will enter attrac
tive floats. The Portland Hunt Club
will make a magnificent appearance
"Two parades on Friday will bring
the festival to a fitting climax. The
fraternal, military and industrial re
view will be the greatest of its kind
over staged in the Facittc Northwest.
It will be more than three miles Ions.
The Klectrlo parade to close the Fes
tival Friday night will be a wonder.
fill display of electricity.
Musical Events NDnerosi,
"The musical department will pro
vide something of interest morning
afternoon and night each. Visiting grlee
clubs, bands, the children's chorus
with 3000 voices, the grand community
sing are but a few of the musical
"The Pacific Northwest amateur cham
pionship track and field meet aNiVIult
nomah Field under the auspices of the
Multnomah Club and the Kose Festival
Association, is a feature that is at
tracting attention all over the North
west. The winners will enter the Far
Western championship meet "at San
Francisco. The five-mile marathon
throush the business streets Friday at
3 P. M. will be a feature that should
hold the attention of the crowds.
"Never befbre in the history of the
festival has such a varied programme
been provided. The carnival spirit
should prevail throughout. The Indians
from Glacier National Park, the en
campment of veterans and dancing on
the streets near the festival center are
other bis? attractions.
"The festival center will provide one
of the greatest displays of flowers
ever seen. In addition will be the Rose
show on the second floor of the new
Meier & Frank building and the out
door displays of roses in the public
parks and throughout the residence
All directors of the flesta met with
President Olmstead yesterday and final
details for the opening of the festival
tomorrow morning were arrenged.
Veterans iav fx,axs tonight
Grand Array and Spanish War Men
to Take Part in Floral Parade.
Participation of members of the
Grand Army and tne Spanish War Vet
erans in the Rose Festival will be more
elaborate than ever before this year.
The Grand Army has Issued a call to
all post commanders and presidents of
Women's Relief Corps, Grand Army
Circles and Auxiliaries to attend
meeting at 7:30 tonight at the Court
house to complete plans for participa
tion in the fraternal, military and in
dustrial parade on Friday. ,
The. Spanish War Veterans will hold
an encampment on the Park Blocks
and will hold their seventh annual de
partment convention during the thre
days of the Festival.
Headquarters have been established
at the Carlton Hotel and all the camps
in the state will be represented. The
business sessions will be held at room
A. Central Library, Wednesday and
A veterans' camp fire will b held
Wednesday on the Fourth-street Plaza
Block. The Military Order of the Ser
pent will parade through the principal
streets of the city Thursday night.
- Friday the veterans will have a usi
form division in the parade, also i
section of Filipinos and Igorrotos. The
women of tne Auxiliary will entertain
all visiting women throughout the con
vention. The election of department
rommander and department offfcera for
the ensuing year will be held. Carl
Abrams, of Salem, and Roy'W. Kesl, o
Portland, are the favorite candidates
Department, Second " Floor The utmost in quality and styles
just a little better than the best Waist you have ever bought at
a dollar. These excellent Waists were made expressly for the
Olds, Wortman & King Store by a prominent New York manufac
turer, from whom we buy thousands of dollars worth of merchan
dise every season. The styles, finish and materials are such as
you would expect to find in Waists selling at a much higher price.
Great many attractive styles, with long or short sleeves and low
necks. Some have dainty, roll collars; others in square effects.
Fine, sheer striped and embroidered voiles, lawns and organdies
are the materials used. Shown in white and flesh 43J . ff
color. Don't fail to see these "Betty" Waists at
Center Circle, First Floor Here
are savings you should not fail
to take advantage of. Women's
Summer Union Suits and Vests
at prices far under the regular.
WOMEN'S Cotton and Lisle Vests
in regular and outsizes.
Priced special' today at"V
WOMEN'S Lisle Vests in regular
and outsizes. Several O t
dainty styles. Special at O J. t
WOMEN'S 65c fine Lisle Union
Suits, sizes 34, 36 andQ
38, on special sale at -'
WOMEN'S 75c Lisle Union Suits,
sizes 40, 42 and 44, on CTQg
special sale today at-'
WOMEN'S Silk Boot Hose, in
black, white and colors. Also
with fiber boot. Priced O CZg
special at, the pair, only '
Formerly Selling to $3
Main Floor Extra special sale of
genuine Imported Ratine very de
sirable for Summer dresses, suits
and wraps. Grades selling QO
formerly to ?3.00. The yard- Ot-
(1) Japanese Maidens. 2 Rut it Stantniill, at Leader of the Japanese eronp.
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PARADE TO BE GAY
School Children's Pageant in
Festival to Be Elaborate
BRILLIANT GARB IS MADE
Cotton Exchange Elects.
X15W YORK. June 7. At the an
nual flection today of officers of the
New York Cotton Kxchanse, Henry H.
Royce was chosen president. A. B.
Gwathmey was elected vice-president
and James F. Maury was re-elected
treasurer. James W. Warner was re
elected president of the Produce lix-change
Animated School Books, Robin
Hoods, Bird and Butterfly Girls,
Milkmaids, Tulip Boys, Kobe
Girl Few of Features.
Final rehearsals of the school chil
dren who are to participate In the
children's parade on the opening day of
the Rose Festival were held yesterday,
and Robert Krohn, who is directing
the parade, announces that not only
will there be a srreater number of chil
dren in line this year, but that the
features offered by the various schools
have been worked out in more elabo
rate detail and with more brilliant cos
tuming than in any previous year.
The parade will begin at 10:30 o'clock
Two grandstands have been built on
the ,Ea8t Side especially for the chil
dren's parade. Both are on Grand ave
nue, one at East Alder and the other
at East Ankeny. Admittance to the
East Side stands will be 50 cents.
Features Are Klaborate.
Captain Krohn has outlined as fol
lows a general idea of the features
that will be offered by the participat
ing schools in the order in which they
come in the line of march:
Thompson School A neutrality pa
geant with "Peace" as the central fig
ure, surrounded by children costumed
to represent 10 different nations.
Stephens Schools 120 children drill
ing in line,' as animated schoolbooks.
Terwllliger School A- Robin Hood
pageant, brilliant in costuming.
Sellwood School Girls and boys In
golf and polo costume.
Falling School Bird' and butterfly
feature, with additional drill squad.
Brooklyn School Wreath drill and
pageantry exemplifying the activities
of the school's Canning Club.
Holman Schcol Marchers singing
"Tipperacy. in appropriate costume.
Lents School Marching drill squads.
Woodmere School Symbolic peace
pageant, in striking costumes.
Clinton-Kelly School Milkmaid
costumes and marching features.
Ockley Green School Floral hoop
Kenton School Human flower gar
den, with girls as flowers and butter
flies and boys as animated evergreen
Woodstock School Wreath drill.
Woodlawn School Singing "The Tu
lip and the Rose," girls costumed as
roses and boys as tulips.
Albina Homestead School One hun
dred and eighty pupils in marching
Highland School Accompanied by
kilties band, boys and girls in High
land costume, special Scottish dance
Floral Umbrella te Be Used.
Kerns School Rose drill, girls bear
ing garlands and boys floral umbrellas.
Shaver School Festival stunt pa.
Eliot School Colonial minuet.
Holladay SchoolThe House That
Jack Built and characters from
Rose City Park School "A Night In
Japan," with brilliant Oriental cos
tuming. Fernwood School Violet costumes
Montavilla School Colossal flag
gunnyside School Boys and girls in
Hawthorne School "Busy Bees," in
appropriate bright costumes.
Buckman School Flower drill.
Leading the line will be the "Rose
Maidens," 250 in number, selected from
all of the schools, and under personal
direction of Professor Krohn. These
girls will give a special drill before
the reviewing stand and after the pa
rade will participate In the corona
tion ceremonies at the Festival Cen
ter at Ladd School.
Eleven bands will participate and
members of the Royal Rosarians will
REVIEWING SEATS MANY
PRICES AT MINIMUM BARELY
PAY COST OK STAPfOS.
Structures on tast Side on Grand Ave
nue and Severnl Are Located on
Various West Side Streets.
Directors of the Rose Festival have
provided for an unusual amount of
grandstand room from which the pa
rades may be viewed and have arranged
admission charges that will be cut to
a minimum so as barely to cover the
expense of constructing the stands.
Reviewing stands for the children's
parade on the East Side, June 9, are
at East Alder and East Ankeny, on
Grand avenue, and were erected by
the East Side Business Men's Club.
They will have a seating capacity of
1100. The admission price is 50 cents.
The floral parade June 10 will counter
march by these stands.
The Rosarian stand is situated on
Morrison street, near Fourteenth
street, and another stand will be in
front of the Postoffice, on Morrison
Stop at the
The House of Welcome
Park and Alder Streets,
In the theater and shopping dis
trict, one block from any car
line. Rates $1.00 per day and
up. yith bath, $1.50 per day
and up. Take our Brown Auto
C, W. Cornelius, President
H. E. Fletcher, Manager
$4 Low Shoes $2.00.
Third Floor Rich, sparkling Cut
Glass the gift ideal for June brides.
We are exclusive Portland agents for
the world-renowned "Libbey" Cut
Class the standard of quality.
$3.50 Sugars and Creamers $2.55
$3.75 Sugars and Creamers .$3.69
$4.00 Fruit or Salad Bowls at $3.15
$2.90 Tall Comports, 6-in., $3.19
$1.25 Bud Vases, 8-inch size, at 98
$2.00 Flower Vases on sale at $1.55
SPECIAL PRICES on Brass Desk
Furnishings, Smokers' Articles, Jar
dinieres, Baskets, etc., etc.
Entire Stock Men's and Young Men's Suits Now Reduced
Bargain Circle 1st Floor
500 pairs Women's Low Shoes on the Bargain
Circle today at a tremendous . reduction. One
style similar to this cut and several other models,
Patent and gunmetal leathers also of kid with
Louis Cuban heels for dress wear.
$2.50 MOCCASINS AT $1.29
Bargain Circle Sale of women's and
misses' Chippewa Indian Moccasins.
Made from splendid grade material
with beaded and embroidered toes.
Regular $2.50 grade, (pi on
Special, the pair at only 7
street at Sixth street. The floral pa
rade June 10 and the industrial pa
rade and electric parade June 11 will
pass both these stands. The stand
at Ladd School will furnish a view of
the activities at the Festival center
and will be passed by the floral parade
June 10 and the industrial parade June
Admission to the Ladd School stand
will be 25 cents and to the Rosarian
and Postoffice stands 50 cents. Com
bination tickets will be on sale at the
Rosarian stand June 9 for 75 cents. In
suring the same seat for the three pa
rades that pass that stand. After June
9 the seats will sell for 50 cents.
J. r. Ryan ieads Anaconda.
NEW YORK, June 7 John r. Ryan,
president of the Amalgamated Copper
Company, which is now in course of
dissolution, has been elected president
of the Anaconda Copper Company, suc
ceeding B. B. Thayer, it was announced
The latter becomes vice-president
with C. F. Kelley.
Greet With Roses
Have you roses to spare? Would you Zi'e oul-of-lown visitors slopping
to share your pleasure and rose hospi
tality"! If so, bring or send to us all
the roses you can spare and tve nill see
to it in a conscientious manner that
every guest gels one at least. Friends
and acquaintances of the management
arc particularly requested to respond.
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