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TIIE 3IORNIXG OltEGOXIAX, . WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7, 1916.
7 CONVENTIONS SET
.FOR WEEK IN CITY
Three Are in Session and Three
Will Open Tomorrow With
Last Convening Friday.
TWO WILL BE ORGANIZED
State ' Association ol Teachers of
Music and Sheriffs to Be Formed.
Bankers, Doctors and Optome
trists Get Down to Work.
T COSVESTIOJiS OF" ROSE FES
I TIVAL "WEEK.
t Meetings Today.
J Second day's session of Oregon
4 State Bankers' ' Association at
Second day's session of fourth
t annual meeting of Alumni Asao
J elation of University of Oregon
I Medical Department. Clinics at
4 St. Vincent's Hospital this morn-
ing and afternoon session at Ben
J son Hotel.
f State Association of Title Men
J at the Chamber of Commerce be
ginning at 10 o'clock; three days'
t Oregon Conventions of the Week.
4 Thursday, June 8 Oregon As
sociation of Presidential Post
masters to meet in annual ses
sion at 10 A. M. at Portland Ho
tel. Convention to close Friday
night with banquet at Portland
Thursday, June 8 Oregon Mu
sic Teachers, organizing new as
sociation in one-day convention
held at Oregon Hotel, beginning
at 10 o'clock.
Thursday, June 8 Sheriffs"
convention for purpose of form
ing state organization, begin
ning at Courthouse at 10 o'clock
and lasting two days.
Friday, June 9 Oregon Asso
ciation of Osteopathists, meeting
in the Morgan building in 15th
annual convention; two days'
Hose Festival Week is convention
holding time in Portland. Seven gath
erings, most of which are of state-wide
significance, will be held during the
week. Three conventions were opened
yesterday, three will be opened to
morrow and one on Friday.
Yesterday's initial meetings included
those of the State Bankers' Association
at the Portland Hotel, the Alumni of
the College of Medicine of the Univer
sity of Oregon at the Hotel Benson and
the State Association of Optometrists.
The optometrists passed the day on the
Columbia River Highway, holding a
session and a banquet at Falls Chalet
and a night session at Eilers' Music
Conventions tomorrow will consist of
the annual gathering of the Oregon
Association of Presidential Postmas
ters, a meeting of Oregon Sheriffs for
the purpose of organizing a state asso
ciation, and a meeting of Oregon music
teachers who will organize a state as
sociation. Sheriffs to Organise.
The meeting of Sheriffs will be held
at the Courthouse and was called at
the instance of Sheriff Hurlburt of
Multnomah County. An organization
similar to the Washington State asso
ciation will be formed. ' The gathering
will conclude tomorrow afternoon.
The music teachers of the state have
keen called together by the Musicians'
Club of Portland and a state body will
be organized. The meeting will be
called at 10 o'clock tomorrow morning
at the Oregon Hotel.
About 100 postmasters of the state
are expected to arrive" in Portland to
day to attend the annual convention
of the Oregon Association of Presiden
tial Postmasters. The first session will
he called at 10 o'clock tomorrow morn
ing at the Portland Hotel. The visiting
postmasters today will participate in
the dedication exercises at Multnomah
Falls. A special car has been reserved
by the O.-W. R, & N. Company for the
postmasters and their families and will
leave for the highway at 1 o'clock this
afternoon. It will be in charge of
Postmaster Myers, of Portland, who is
president of the association.
Addresses to Be Made.
At the opening of the convention to
morrow morning addresses of welcome
will be made by Mayor Albee and C.
C. Colt, president of the Chamber of
Commerce. Greetings will be extended
from the Washington Association of
Presidential Postmasters by Calvin
Stewart, postmaster at Tacoma. Her
man Wise, postmaster at Astoria, will
respond in behalf of the Oregon asso
Tomorrow's sessions will be devoted
chiefly to a discussion of methods of
business and the hearing of annual re
ports, Election of officers is set for
Friday and the convention win close
with a banquet Friday night at the
On Friday and Saturday the Oregon
Osteopathic Association will hold its
15th annual meeting at the Morgan
building assembly hall.
The president. Dr. H. F. Leonard.
will call the meeting to order at 1:30
P. M.. after which numerous clinics will
he held and there will also be demon
strations in technique and laboratory
Technical Topics Listed.
The evening session will be devoted
to the discussion of "Psychosis." which
subject will be presented by Dr. V. V.
On Saturday some important papers
will be given, among which wilt be the
following: "Catarrhal Deafness," by
Dr. R. B. Northrup; discussion by Dr.
II. A. Bashor. "Osteopathic Treatment
of Flat-foot." by Dr.rD. D. Young, of
McMinnville; discussion by Dr. ' H. L.
Barrett. "Influenza," by Dr. W. W.
Howard, of Medford; discussion by Dr.
E. S. NValker. Innominate Lesions'
by Dr. O. L. Gates: discussion by Dr.
II. P. Bloxham. "Physical Examina
tion and Diagnosis." by Dr. R. W.
Walton, of Salem; discussion by Dr. A.
P. Howells. "Anesthesia During La
bor," by Dr. J. H. Styles; discussion by
Dr. Mary ones. etiology and Pre
ventive Treatment of Cancer." by Dr.
T... H. Howland; discussion by Dr. Van
The visiting doctors will be enter
tained by the city association at lunch
eon. The election of officers will take
place after the programme on Satur
AUTO VICTIMS RECOVERING
Five in Raker, "Upset Monday, Re
ported Doing Nicely.
BAKER, Or.. June 6. (Special.)
The five victims of the accident when
City Commissioner E. A. Whittier's au
tomobile turned turtle yesterday, are
reported to' be recovering from the
TWO OF PIGEONS WHICH WILL
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shock, and all may recover. Mrs. O. W.
Decker, who was most seriously in
jured, is reported to be out of danger,
but all except Mr. Whittier are still
confined to their beds suffering from
bruises and shock
Mrs. John Shelton, aged 75, is con
sidered in the most serious condition
because of her age, while 5-year-oll
Norma Hyde and Mrs. E. A. Whittier
are considered out" of danger and will
LARGE HOTELS CROWDED WITH
Railroads Put On Extra Equipment and
Heavy Increases in Arrivals To
day Are Predicted.
Every train into Portland brought
people from far and near yesterday.
Early tn the day hotels had been taxed
to their capacity. They had to begin
turning away guests who had not made
reservations a week before arriving.
Ne'ufer in the history of crowds attend
ing Rose Festivals heretofore has the
rush been so early and great.
In years before the influx set in
about the first day of the festival.
This year it started two days before,
and there has been a steady increase.
Hotel and railroad men alike say that
the crowds are earlier and larger this
festival. The unusually splendid
weather for the carnival has had much
to do in luring the large number of
visitors, as well as the elaborate pro
gramme that has been arranged.
Every railroad, steam and electric,
yesterday put on extra equipment to
handle the heavy traffic to the city.
The crowds that will pour Into Port
land today will swell the myriads.
They can resort to the outlying hotels.
The big hostelries are already filled
and will likely resort to cots in the
halls and nooks, beginning tonight
probably. All of the interurban lines
have borrowed equipment to take care
of the business expected some 25 per
cent larger than that of any festival
The festival committee may find it
necessary, if the demand for housing
continues to increase, to take the mat
ter of finding homes for the unaccom
modated in hand today or tomorrow.
BIRDS TO BRIXG MESSAGES
Pigeons to Carry Highway Fete Re
ports to The Oregonian.
While the dedication ceremonies are
in progress on the Columbia River
Highway this afternoon ten homing
pigeons will carry exclusive messages
of the proceedings to The Oregonian.
The pigeons will be released by G. V.
Adams, secretary of the Oregon Homing
Mr. Adams has received homing
pigeons from San Francisco, Los An
geles, Pasadena and Sacramento, Cal.;
Seattle, Wash.; Vancouver and Victoria.
B. C. These pigeons will be released
by the Rose Festival committee at
Multnomah Falls this afternoon with
messages that are to be carried to
the mayors of their respective cities.
The messages "are to be signed by
Governor Withycombe, Mayor Albee,
the Kin. and Queen and various other
Rose Festival officials.
MISS STEEVER BEATS MISS WILDET
IX TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS.
Opening Rounds of Anual Tourney at
Philadelphia In Interrupted
by Thunder Storm.
PHILADELPHIA. June 6. The easy
defeat of Miss Edna Wildey, of Plain-
field, N. J., who ranks among the first
three women racquet wieldera of the
country, by Miss Miriam Steever, of
Chicago, was the outstanding feature
of tne opening rounds of the annual
womeu's national lawn tennis champ
ionships tournament on the courts of
the. Philadelphia Cricket Club yester
day. Miss Steever won in straight sets,
Mrs. Robert Leroy, of the West Side
Tennis Club, was one of the New York
ers, who was eliminated in the first
round, being defeated by Miss Dorothy
Disston, of Philadelphia, 6-1. 6-4.
Mrs. Edward Raymond, of the West
Side Tennis Club, New York, and Mrs.
Barger-Wallach, the Newport veteran,
each won her match today in im
The field, although larger than last
year, is not considered as strong,
among the notable absentees being
Miss Mary Browne and Mrs. T. C.
Bundy (nee Miss May Sutton), of the
Calioi'rnia contingent, and Miss Martha
Guthrie, of Pittsburg, who leaped Into
fame by winning a set from Miss Molla
Bjurstedt, the National title-holde in
the semi-final round last year.
Miss Bjurstedt, who added the Penn
sylvania and Eastern states title to
her collection last week, is better this
year than she was last. Under the
rules she does not have to "play
through" the tournament, but in the
opinion of experts no one has appeared
who appears capable of defeating her
in the challenge round.
A thunder storm interrupted play for
half an hour th's afternoon, but despite
this the preliminary round was com'
pleted. nearly all of the first round
disposed of and a good start made on
the men's doubles, substituted this
year for the men's singles, a fixture
of these tournaments for many, seasons.
ASHLAND FOLK USE RECALL
Chairman of Springs Commission Is
Accused of 'Railroading' Contracts
ASHLAND, Or.. June 6. (Special.)
Recall papers, directed against Bert R.
Greer as chairman of the Springs Com'
mission, were filed with City Recorder
They contain 499 signatures and the
names will be verified by city officials
preliminary to any further proceedings,
The complaint against Mr. Greer
PEOPLE POUR INTO CITY IV .- i
CARRY NEWS OF COLUMBIA RIVER
MULTNOMAH FALLS TODAY.
iriilM, ii'-'-'im ....... ;n t i.ii-iitiw ,n, A
Xho Above Bird tn Foil n Ik Jit- Below Ready for the Start, With Bex
use Tied la Meat KoU to Ou Ltl.
charges him with awarding Important
contracts aggregating $100,000 in con
nection with the springs' Installation
without first obtaining competitive
JOHN HAYS HAMMOND HEAD
National Republican Leagne Elects
and ITepares for Work.
CHICAGO, June 6. John Hays
Hammond was today elected president
of the National Republican League.
William B. Brewster, of New York,
who was chosen secretary of the organ
ization, referred to the United States
as "a body of land completely sur
rounded by trouble."
Addresses were made by Mr. Ham
mond, Governor Frank B. , Willis, of
Ohio; H. Clay Evans, Tennessee; J.
Mont Riley, Missouri; John C. Capers,
Washington, and Dr. John Wesley Hill,
of New York.
Following its policy, the league
adopted resolutions "to work for any
thing for the good of the party," as
Mr. Brewster phrased it.
Registered Ball Purchased.
GASTON. Or., June 6. (Special.) W.
K. Newell, of Seghers. has purchased a
Holstein bull, a son of the new world's
record cow, Lutscke Vale Cornucopia,
who on May 16 completed a year's rec
ord of 31,344 pounds of milk, a 10
gallon can full every day in the year.
thereby defeating the former cham
pion, Tilly Alcatra, by 8S4 pounds of
milk. This latest "dairy queen" is
owned by the well-known Holstein
breeder, William Bishop of Chimacum,
Wash. The young bull, Quirinus Vale
Cornucopia, is also a brother to the
sensational heifer "Chimacum Wayne
Boone Second." . .
AVonian Treasurer Gets More Fay..
THE DALLES, Or.. June 6 (Spe
cial.) At a meeting of the City' Coun
cil last night the salary of the City
Treasurer, Mrs. Mabel C. Ellis, was in
creased $10 per month. Mrs. Ellis is a
candidate for re-election and was un
opposed at the primaries on account
of the small salary attached to the
Skyrocket Sets Roof Afire.
A skyrocket, shot off as part of last
night's Rose Festival celebration, lit
on the roof of the house at 328 Park
street, corner of Clay, and set fire to
the roof. A telephone call was an -
awered by the Are bureau at 9:47 P. M.
and the small blaze extinguished be
fore it has gained any headway.
Randlc Creamery Will Reopen.
CHEHALIS. Wash.. June 7. (Spe
cial.) Albert Miller, owner of the
light and water plants at Randle, will
shortly reopen his creamery at inai
place, parties from Lake Park near
Tacoma having leased the plant.
KING'S JOB ABOUT AS BIG
AS THAT OF BRIDEGROOM
Contrast Made of Attention Paid Muriel and Apparent Ignorance of Peo
ple as to Arrival of Her Consort Personality Wins Interviewer.
BY LEONE CASS BAER. i
DIDJA ever notice how carefully and
skilfully a bridegroom is covered
up in an account of a wedding? You
wade thorugh a column about the
bride and her folks, what her mother
wor&, and who served the ices.
Seven hundred words, all adjectives,
it takes to describe her wedding gown,
her going-away gown, and where she
stood when she threw her bouquet.
Another half column is given over to a(
more or less truthful history of her
relations; a list edited, by the family
in which the Mayflower is played up
and Aunt Myrt, of Sugar Creek, and
Uncle Henery, who objects to collars,
are carefully omitted as "among those
Follows then a half column about
the bride's home, and the decorations,
the bridesmaid's frocks, the ringbearers
and the up-rtsings and down-sittings of
the entire personnel except the bride
groom. Scant Mention Suffices. ,
Away down at the end of the whole
account you spy a line or so to the
effect that "the bridegroom comes
from a well-known pioneer family."
Not a word more. Sometimes if he is
nasty and insists on it mention will
be made that he belongs to the Ad
Club. But his position Is negligible. He
is merely a bit of atmosphere for the
event necessary, but like soup, to be
seen and not heard.
There'd be a great howl go up if
he wasn't there but otherwise he is a
mere detail. Well, that's the way with
Festival Kings. At least it "is with
King Til Taylor-Joy. He sneaked Into
town quietly ounoay evening. ma
been up to Salem with a guest for
the state's bastile and en route back
he and Mrs. Taylor yes there's a Mrs.
Taylor stopped off to King awhile in
HIGHWAY DEDICATION FROM
MEDICAL ALUMNI MEET
CLINICS HELD BY UNIVERSITY OF
Election of Officers to Be Held T
night Prominent Physicians of
Northwest Attend Sessions.
The fourth annual meeting of the
Alumni Association of the Medical De
partment of the University of Oregon
convened yesterday for the three days'
The morning session was devoted to
clinics, two conducted at St. Vincent's
Hospital and one at the Baby Home.
The afternoon session convened at I
o'clock at the Benson HoteL and the
following papers were presented: "A
Consideration of Diabetes," by Dr. Ban
ner Brooke, of Portland; "The Treat
ment of Diabetes," by Dr. Leo Ricen,
of Portland; "Wryneck," by Dr. James
H. Bristow. of Portland; "Bloodless
Tonsilectomy," by Dr. W. M. McKinney.
of Seattle. A discussion of each of the
subjects was conducted.
At the night session Dr. Ernest F.
Tucker, of Portland, gave a discussion
of "Birth Control"; Dr. Oslan J. West,
of Seattle, gave a paper on a critical
resume' of the Wasserman test and its
findings, and Dr. J. Earl Else, of Port
land, presented a treatise on "Ileus."
Dr. Ben L. Norden. president of the
association, is presiding over the meet
ings.' Other officers are: First vice
president. Dr. Otis F. Aiken, of Port
land; second vice-president. Dr. C. J.
Hoffman, of Woodland, Wash.; third
vice-president. Dr. D. H. Rand, of Port
land; fourth vice-president. Dr. Otis P.
Butler, of Independence, Or.; treasurer.
Katherine C. Manion, of Portland: sec
retary. Dr. A. G. Bettman. of Portland.
The association organized four years
ago and has 216 members. The annual
election will be held tonight following
a banquet at the Benson Hotel. Clinics
and discussions will be held today and
tomorrow. The delegation will attend
in a body the graduation exercises of
the University of Oregon Medical
School at the Lincoln High School to
Several prominent physicians from
various parts if the Northwest are at
tending the sessions and taking part
In the proceedings.
Hood River-Portland Stage Runs.
HOOD RIVER, Or'.. June 6 (Spe
cial.) A. L. Herkermer, of Portland,
has begun the operation of a Portland-Hood
River automobile stage. The.
machine leaves Hood River daily at 8
o'clock and returns each night about
7 .o'clock. Other lines of automobile
transportation service between here
and Portland are proposed.
Read .The Oregonian classified ads.
our midst. I dropped over to see 'em
yesterday afternoon and found them
in an undecorated bower. Not a rose'
was to be seen save a weary little
bunch a personal friend had sent.
The Queen -had walked on roses,
eaten 'em, slept on a bed of 'em her
rooms look like a garden, you've read
of her smile, her hair, her teeth, the
size of her shoe and her aim in life.
And the King hadn't a rose to his
All Attention for O,oeen.
His eagle-eye and rosy cheeks, his
outdoor bigness and democratic ways,
his Infectious hearty laugh and in
teresting ideas of life in his Western
country were all shut in by the four
walls with no one to see, but his wife
and me. while mobs fell all over each
other and brothers -became foes in
their efforts to see the Queen.
Downstairs in the dining-room they
have a Muriel soup and a Muriel ice
and when she and her attendants came
in the diners peeked and craned and
gulped food in an effort to see. (And
all the time the King was sitting
quietly there. chatting over dinner
with his attractive wife and was
almost killed in the rush to see the
He is really very gallant, however.
and has a good-natured big laugh for
everything. "Never worry"' is King
Til-Taylor-Joy's motto and lie bears
every hall-mark of living -up to it. He
confesses that he was a bit diffident
about accepting the job of kinging,
but listened to friends and obliged. He
wouldn't want a. similar position for
a steady vocation, however. "Not for
mine," he says. "I'd rather be Sheriff
of Umatilla County, with my good
friends and pals about me, living no
own happy outdoor Western life, than
be in the boots of any old monarch
who ve-2ionarched." And he means it.
THEIR SIDE OF CASE
Chamber Arbitrators, How
ever, Wait for Conference
at San Francisco Today.
ONE CLASH IS REPORTED
Crew of Steamer Kellogg Resists
Attempt to Rush Them and for
Few 3Ioment Lively Battle
I Fought Out at Dock.
Labor Interests that figure In the
existing strike troubles here, and which
extend along the entire Coast, had their
inning before the board of directors
of the Chamber of Commerce yester
day, representatives of the longshore
men and steamboat workers having
presented their version of the dispute.
In advance of another meeting tenta
tively arranged, no action was taken
by the Chamber.
In the main the directors have be
come fully informed as to the situation,
a meetinir Monday with employers of
the 'deepwater and river fleets having
been productive of a general presen
tation of their side of the case and
vesterdav the union men spoke of tea
tures leading to the walkout and the
position of the men they represent as
to the wage scale and working condi
tions. The discussion yesterday occu
pied about an hour and a half.
Because of the meeting scheduled to
take nlaca at San Francisco today be
tween the executive committee of the
Pacific Coast District International
longshoremen's Association and the
Waterfront Employers' union, wnn
Henry M. White. United States com'
mlssioner of Immigration, who was
ordered there from Seattle by Secre
tary Wilson, of the Department of
Commerce, the feeling at Portland is
that nothing is to be accomplisnea
looking toward a settlement pending
the outcome of the session.
Portland Is Most Interested.
The position of Portland employers
Is unusual because the combat between
unions and employers is principally at
San Francisco and on Puget Sound, few
vessels being here, while this city is
probably more vitally interested in the
general outcome as to whether the
scale ultimately adopted will place
Portland on an equality with the other
harbors in the matter of charges. Port
land is high under the existing tariff,
or rather the one in effect previous
to the strike, and the general feeling
is that this port must make a firm
stand against discrimination should a
settlement be effected.
The steamer Bowdoin discharged 1000
barrels of asphalt - yesterday, part of
It at Alblna dock and the remainder
at Couch-street dock. The scale de
manded had been offered longshore
men to work the ship, but refused, so
Joe Pratt, stevedore for the Parr
McCormack line, assisted by two mates
from the vessel, handled the cargo on
the docks and the sailors hoisted It
from the hold. .A number of longshore
men watched operations in a good-
natured way at both docks and did not
place any obstacles in the path of the
At the Southern Pacific dock a non
union gang put in the second day load
ing lumber aboard Barge No. 41 for
Alaska and the men were not molested.
The lonshoremen had pickets sta
tioned nearby, pitching horseshoes and
other such nastimrs being indulged in
by the watchers at times to relieve the
Strikers Rnsh Crew.
Among the union steam boatmen only
one scrimmage was reported, that hav
ing taken place at Municipal Dock No.
2. at the foot of East Washington
street, where the steamer Joseph Kel
logg was discharging freight at about
3 o clock and several strikers are al
leged to have rushed the crew, but the
crew claims the victory. Capstan bars
and other deck gear in tho hands of
the Kellogg's crew were brought into
plar, and It is said the strikers were
routed from the dock. One of their
number, who gave his name as Bert
usoorne, a fireman, ran into the arms
of Patrolman L. Stone, who escorted
him to the station and his release was
obtained on 85 bail, the charge being
HOXOLTJIiAX FOR ANTIPODES
Liner Goes South A Tier Return!
From Voyage to Vladivostok.
On the completion of her present
vojage, she being now on the way to
Vladivostok with Puget Sound cargo,
the American-Hawaiian steamer Hono
lulan will return to the Washington
harbor and there be turned over to the
Union steamship line for a voyage from
British Columbia to New Zealand or
Australia and return to Honolulu
being redelivered to her owners at the
narDor after wblch she was named.
Whether another engagement then will
be made depends on -changes mean
while having to do with a return of
.normal trade on the Panama Canal
Charters made last month do not
show an alarming decrease in freights,
as the Japanese steamer Kenyon Maru
formerly the Verona, which is know
here, was fixed by the Canadian Pa
cific to operate for a year between
British Columbia and the Far East at
42s 6d a ton on the deadweight, and
Frank Waterhouse & Co. rechartered
the Japanese steamer Kifunosan Maru
from Hind, Rolnh & Co. at 810.50
ton on the deadweight for one round
trip' and a half, delivery at San Fran
cisco and redelivery at Moji.
STEAMER BOWDOIV GOING EAST
Speculation as to Whether Vessel Is
to Be Sold on Atlantic.
When the steamer Bowdoin, now here
dlshcarglng cargo from San Francisco,
is loaded with lumber her crew expect
her to proceed to Mazatlan as the first
leg of a long journey, for on discharg
ing there it is reported she will pro
ceed to the Canal and gain the Atlan
tic, with Mobile as her objective point.
Later she goes to a coffee port to load
for the return to the Pacific.
Prices have been high for steam
schooner types, not alone among ves
sel owners of Eastern states, but
Scandinavian owners have taken some
FESTIVAL DRAWS TOURISTS
Great Northern - Due Today With
Number of Callfornians.
In a wireless from the turbiner
Great Northern last evening it was
stated she was bringing north 178
passengers for Portland and other
northern points. The new round-trip,
first-class fares of $32 for a 30-day
ticket and $35 for a three months'
ticket. which includes meals and
berth, took effect in California yes
terday, and it is evident that travel
has been stimulated. Southbound, the
new rate goes into effect Saturday.
The Portland Rose Festival is draw
ing a number of tourists through this
gateway, the festival having been
given considerable publicity in San
Francisco and other cities.
The Northern Pacific sailed from
Flavel for the Golden Gate with 103
passengers yesterday. Travelers by
sea report glorious weather outside.
The new dining-car service on the
steamer express train is proving a
Captain J. K. T!Mett yesterday entered
the steamer Bowdoin from San Francisco
with about 1000 barrels of asphalt. l.r0 tons
of plaster and 300 tons of general cargo.
Bound for Tillamook the steamer Fue II.
Elmore was cleared yesterday with 120 tons
of frslsrht. Inward she had 1146 cases ot
chevse from that harbor.
ti. P. Law Is skipper of the tur Triumph.
replacing C. O. Oriswold. and Ueorce Gli
des was aliened yesterday as master of ths
steamer Diamond O, relieving William
united States Inspectors Edwards and
Wynn have ordered the annual Inspection of
the gasoline packet Wallulah tomorrow.
Negotiations for the purchase of the
steamer Cape Cod. at New York, which the
Oregon-Alaska Steamship Company pro
posed to use In the Portland-Alaska trade,
have been suspended, and It is understood
a larger vessel of about tho sis of the
steamer Breakwater Is In prospect
At the request of Japanese interests Gov
ernment radio stations are seeking news of
the missing Japanese steamer Seikoo Maru.
wnicn aalled from Tacoma March -2. bound
for Yokohama, and has not been reported.
That the French bark Cornil Bart re
ported at Nantes May SiO was Information
reaching the Merchants Exchange yester
day. She got away from the Columbia
.River January 2 with a cargo of grain.
Passenger reservations are being made for
the sailing of the "Big Tnrre" liner Rose
Citft tomorrow afternoon. The vessel will
not handle cargo. In that connection it is
reported from San Francisco that the com
pany, will continue exclusively in the psa-
senger service so long as the longshore
men's strike continues, not Intending to
employ non-union workers.
with a resumption of good weather the
old British convict ship Suocess is again
figuring in news Items.' her latest move
being from Port Townsend to Port An
geles, where she wilt be exhibited for a
time. The vessel was here last Summer and
attracted widespread attention.
District Forecaster Beals issued a state
men yesterday to the effect tho river will
rise at Portland today, coming up slowly.
but is expected to make rapid gains during
tne remainder or tne week. The stage yes
terday was 14.5 feet above sero and in 24
hours ending at 8 o'clcck In the morning
has risen only one-tenth of a foot.
STRIKERS ATTACK GREW
CAPTAIN BLOOM AND CRAHAMONA
Assailants Routed at Salem When Men
oa Boat Armed With Axes
and Clubs Slake Charge.
SALEM. Or.. June 6. (Special.)
Half a score of striking deckhands at
tacked officers and members of the
crew of the steamer Grahamona at
10:30 tonight when the steamer arrived
In the city from Portland. As the
steamer docked, the strikers concealed
behind the dock let fly with rocks.
Captain Bloom, of the Grahamona.
and F. J. Vogel, a deckhand, were
struck by the missies. Captain Bloom
sustained Injuries to his right leg and
arm, and Vogel's arm was almost
broken by a rock.
As soon as attacked, members of the
Grahamona'8 crew obtained clubs and
axes and pursued their assailants, who
disappeared in the darkness into the
brush along the river bank.
The police searched the vicinity to no
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News From ortlivest Torts.
COOS HAT. Or.. June 6. (Special.) The
steam schooner Hardy, with a cargo of
lumber from tho Buehner mill, loaded with
the aid of mlllmen, sailed for ban Francisco
at 4:13 this morning.
The steam schooner Mayfalr, with lum
ber from the t'oos Bay mill, moved to
North Bend to ship telephone poles. The
craft will sail late In the morning.
The gasoline schooner Tillamook has fin
ished discharging freight for merchants,
but automobiles are still held on board by
ASTORIA, Or., June 6. (Special.) After
discharging fuel oil at Portland, the tank
steamer vYllliam F. llerrin sailed during
the night for California.
The steamer Northern Pacific sailed for
San Francisco with passengers and bag
gage. She carried no freight or express.
The steam schooner Daisy completed her
cargo of lumber at Knappton and sailed
during the night for San Pedro. She was
loaded by her officers and crew and one
or two men from the schooner Alumna.
The schooner Honolpu paid off her crew
this morning, distributing S1105 among eight
bmen. This afternoon she left in tow of
the tuo; Goliah for pt. Helens to have
some new masts stepped and when this
work is completed she will shift to Westpori
to load lumber for Australia.
The gasoline schooner Ahwaneda arrived
this afternoon from Coast points with cargo.
ABERDEEN'. Wash.. June 6. (Special.)
A 40-foot whale was washed ashore on
the north Grays llarhor beach yesterday
mar the Jetty and hundreds of gulls are
feeding off the carcass. The location of
the whale Is eight miles from Copalls and
can be reached via automobile.
The steamers Multnomah and Daisy Put
nam and the schooner Manila are loading
hre today with full crewa of stevedores.
The Multnomah will clear tomorrow and
the Putnam Thursday. The Manila Is near
ly finished also. No disorder of any kind
la marking the strike.
Movements of Vessels.
PORTLAND. June 6 Arrived Battle
ship Oregon, from San Francisco.
Astoria. June ti. Left up at 5 A. M.,
hattlesniD Oregon. Sailed at 8:45 A M-.
I steamer Daisy, for San Francisco. Arrived
ac v:u a. iw.. sail i-iiuuuer inwnneaa,
from Coast pons. Sailed at 3:o P. M .
steamer Northern Pacific, for San Francisco.
Sailed st 4:10 P. M.. (as schooner Gerald
C, for Coast ports.
San Francisco. June 6. Palled st 11 A. M
steamer Oreat Northern, for Flavel. Ar
rived Steamer Bear, from San Pedro lor
Nantes. May SO. Arrived French bark
Cornil B:irt, from Portland.
San Pedro. June 6. Arrived steamer
Edifar If. Vance, from Astorli. June 5.
Sailed Steamer Oylmplc. for Portland.
Astoria. June n. Arrived at 5:L'0 P. M.,
battleship - Oregon, from San Francisco.
Sailed at 0:30 P. M., steamer W. F. llerrin.
tor San Francisco.
Seattle. June e. Arrived Steamers Des
patch. Spokane, from Southeastern Alaska;
F S, Loop, from San Francisco: Columbia,
from Yakutat: schooner Alice Cooke, from
Honolulu. Sailed Steamers Admiral Wat
son, for Southwestern Alaska; Tiverton, for
San Francisco, June 8. Arrived Steam
ers Tamalpals, from Grays Harbor; Mari
copa, from Hankow; Mayuonia, from Hono
lulu Sailed Steamer Great Northern, for
Yesaels Entered Yesterday.
American steamer Bowdoin. .general cargo,
from San Francisco.
American steamer Sue H. Elmore, general
cargo, from Tillamook.
Veaaela Cleared Yesterday.
American steamer Sue 11. Elmore, general
cargo.- for Tillanook.
Tides at Astoria Wednesday.
High. I Low.
4:15 A. M 7.0 feetilMO A. M.....1.0 foot
5:03 P. M... .7.1)1 feet
PRESSED INTO WORK
More Than 100 Nonunion Men
Go to Crocket, Cal., to
Discharge Sugar Cargo.
WORKMEN UNDER GUARD
Xo Krfort to Interfere Made b
Vnlon Long shoremen--San Fran
cisco Office Force Unloads
Carsro of Bananas.
SAN FRANCISCO, June '6. Strike
breakers were employed today for the
first time since the walkout on June 1
of longshoremen affiliated with the
Pacific Coast district of the Interna
tional Longshoremen's Association, fol
lowing- the rejection by most of the
steamship companies of demands for
increased wages and a "closed ehoD"
More than 100 nonunion men wAr
dispatched from here to Crockett. Cal..
a north bay port, where they began to
discharge the surgar cargo of the
liaison navigation Company's steamer
Manoa onto the docks of the California-Hawaiian
Sugar Company. The
nonunion -men performed their work
under guard of armed deputy sheriffs.
Union longshoremen made no effort to
Quiet at Ssa Francisco.
In San Francisco the office force of
the Matson Company turned out and
unloaded bananas from the liner Mat
sonia. No disturbance resulted- The
Matsonia also has In her cargo 11S.I00
sacas or raw sugar from Honolulu. The
company did not announce what action
it would take in regard to discharging
Henry St. White, the Federal me
diator, will arrive here tomorrow from
Seattle to canvass the strike situation
with a view to arranging conferences
between officers of the longshoremen's
association and representatives ot the
various steamship companies.
ASTORIA FIRM MEETS DEMANDS
Only One Vessel Is Being Loaded
ASTORIA, Or., June . Locally there
Is little change in the situation in con
nection with the longshoremen's strike,
excepting that the steam schooner
Daisy, having finished taking on lum
ber at Knappton, there is not a vessel
loading in the district. One local ship
ping firm has notified the union It is
willing to sign an agreement granting,
the new scale of wages aeked. The
matter has been referred to the Coast
executive board, which was expected to
sanction the agreement at its meeting
Workmen Are Not Molested.
CROCKETT. Cal.. June 6. Nearly 20
strikebreakers who reached here from
San Francisco early today were given
lodging tonight either at the hotel
conducted by the California-Hawaiian
Sugar Refining Company, or aboard
the stern-wheel river steamer Crockett,
tied alongside the liner Slanoa, from
which the men unloaded today a large
quantity of sugar from Hawaii, while
striking stevedores watched from a
distance, but made no outward demon
strations. A dozen armed and uniformed private
detectives patrolled the docks and
premises of the sugar company tonight
and cartridge belts and heavy revolvers
swing from the hips of other guards
and sheriffs deputies gave a military
suggestion to the scene.
Company officials said tonight that
they were prepared to resist any at
tempt to interfere with the work of
unloading the big Slatson liner, but
that no disorder was expected.
The Stevedores' Union has demanded
advanced wages and a closed shop and
thus far the sugar-reflnlng company
has not acceeded to the demands.
Scale Agreeable to Commission.
SEATTLE. Wash.. June 6. The
Alaska Engineering Commission, which
is building the Oovernment railroad
in Alaska, applied at district head
quarters of the longshoremen here
today for permission to load 1.300,000
feet of lumber now in dock at Everett,
Wash, offering to pay the new wage
scale and abide by the new working
rules. The matter was referred to
the district board at San Francisco.
At union headquarters today it was
announced that the A. M. Simpsos)
Lumber Company at Bandon. Or., and
the Buehner Lumber Company at
North Bend, Or., had signed the scale.
Marconi Wireless Reports.
(All positions reported at 8 P. SI.. June .
unless otherwise Indicated.)
Adeline Smith. Coos Bay for San Fran
cisco. 3 miles north of 8an Francisco.
Arollne, Anchorage for Seattle in Active
Ascttnslon. El SeKundo for Powell River.
IS miles eai't of Cape Flattery.
Kpokane. skagwwy for beanie, off Bush
Columbia. Peru for Honolulu, 21B4 miles
from Honolulu, June ii. 8 P. M.
san Juan, San Francisco for Balboa, lone
miles south of San Francisco, June .V s P. M.
Centralla, Saline Crux for fan Francisco.
45 miles east of Capo Mil Lucas, June i.
S P. M.
Yacht Vcneta. Pan Dleo for Pan Fran
cisco, five miles west of Heneme.
Yosemite. Snn Pedro for Fan Diego, four
miles north of point T.oma.
Great Northern. San Francisco for Flavel.
five miles south of Blunts Reef.
Wauna. Pan Francisco for Portland, five
milea north of Blanco.
F.I Sea-undo. Richmond for Seattle.
miles north of Richmond.
Willamette. Grays Harbor for San Fran
cisco. ."." miles south of Hlaneo.
Northern Pacific. Flavel for Pan Fran-risr-o.
10 miles south ot the Columbia
Mills. Martlnex for Seattle. 413 miles south
Porter. Port Pan L.uls for Portland. 572
miles from Port Pan l.uls.
Drake. Point Wells for El Secundo. 215
miles from Point Wells.
Queen. Seattle for Pan Francisco, 112
miles south of fmstllla l.lcht.
Cnrry Sheriff "Weds Candidate.
MARSHFIELP, Or.. June 6. (Spe
cial) Politics Decame somewfiat mixed
in Curry County last week by mar
riage of Sheriff C. H. Bailey and Miwi
Kate Lehnherr. the Democratic candi
date for County Treasurer, nominated
at the May primaries. Mr. Bailey, how
ever, is not a candidate to succeed him
self and will leave tho office on Jan
uary 1. His wife, however, unless she
withdraws her name from the ballot.
Is almost certain to become County
Treasurer.'for she is popular and will
draw a heavy vote. Sheriff Bailey i
one of the leading ranchers of the
Rogue River district and owns a large
tract of land two miles north of Wed -derburn,
where he raises cattle and
M. A. Miller to Tie Scio Orator.
SCIO. Or.. June 6. (Special.) Mil
ton A. Miller, of Portland. ex-State
Senator from Linn County and now
United States Collector of Internal
Revenue, has accepted an invitation
to deliver the oration at the Fourth
of July celebration at this city.