Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937, June 26, 1916, Page 13, Image 13

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Portland and Seattle Stars
Show Fine Form on Links
t at Spokane.
Ifew Arrivals Appear, Including
Party of Waverley Women; Qual
ifying Round for Champion
ship Will Start Today.
SPOKANE, Wash.. June 25. (Spe
cial.) With the most representative
gathering of golfers in the history of
the annual classic in attendance, the
Pacific Northwest golf champions will
begin tomorrow morning on ths
Epokane Country CIud course. '
Close to 120 golfers were entered for
the qualifylnr rounds with Chairman
McCullough last night. These stick
wielders are assembled from all sec
tions of the Northwest, from Butte and
Anaconda on the east to Portland and
Seattle on the west.
Usually several California cracks
have been entered, but this year the
Northwest championships will be What
it should be a championship for golf
ers residing in this section.
Links Xs Crowded.
Today the picturesque links was
crowded with men and- women players
putting on the final edges. Miss Agnes
Ford, the brilliant young Seattle Club
champion, furnished the big talk by ne
gotiating the course with a score of 87
tying the women's record for the
links. Mrs. T. B. Curran, the present
Northwest champion. Is here from Ta
coma to defend her title.
Mrs. George Mayes, of Portland, ar
rived with Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Skinner
this morning and on her first round
finished with a 98. Mrs. J. A. Daugh
erty, the new Oregon champion; Mrs.
C. H. Davis, Jr., Mrs. Victor Johnson,
R. C. F. Astbury, M. H. Hartwell and
Graham Glass were other Portland ar
rivals. Although Chandler Egran, Northwest
champion, ts not here to defend, the
class of golf promises to be the fastest
the Northwest tourneys have seen in
recent years. Almost every player of
prominence in the district is entered,
Mr. Egan and Dixie Fleager, of Seattle,
being the only notable exceptions,
Russell Smith in Form.
Russell Smith, the Oregon tltlehold
r, continued his good work this morn
ing by nosing out Rudolph Wilhelm by
one hole in 18. His card was 77 and
VVilhelm's 78.- in the afternoon Wil
helm and Guy Standifer took the meas
ure of two Spokane cracks Bob Inger
soll and Frank Sweeney. Both Port
land men's scores were around the 77
mark. Forest Watson and C. H. Davis,
Jr., took the measure today of Bob
Johnston, the Seattle professional, and
Frank McCollough. Young Watson
hot an 80.
Tomorrow's programme calls for 18
holes of both the men's and women's
qualifying rounds. The men will go
another 18 boles on Tuesday and the
low 16 gross scores will Immediately
begin the eliminations.
Bout Will Take Place Here Jnly 4 aa
Headline Attraction of Six
Boat Entertainment.
Johnny Coulon. former bantamweight
champion, left Chicago last night for
Portland. He will arrive here Wednes
day night or Thursday morning. Coulon
will start preparing for his bout with
Billy Mascott on July 4 immediately
upon his arrival.
The veteran and youth will meet at
123 pounds as the headline attraction
of a six-bout card to be held in con
junction with a carnival of sports at
the Rose City Speedway on the after
noon of Independence day. I
Coulon will place himself In care of
Mike H. Butler upon his arrival hers
Butler, when physical director of the
Chicago Athletic Club years ago, in
structed Coulon when the latter was
an amateur.
The former bantamweight champion
may take a trip to Seattle after his
engagement here and take on some
Seattle boy. Lonnie Austin, of the
Seattle School of Physical Culture, baa
already dickered with him.
Harry Anderson, the lightweight of
Vancouver, B. C, who defeated Eddie
Plnkham at Seattle last Friday night.
' may meet Walter Knowlton in one of
the preliminaries to the Coulon-Mas-eott
affair. Joe Gorman and Jockey
Bennett, bantamweights, will meet in
another. The winner of this match
will meet the winner of the main
vent In the near future.
Joe CJorman will leave here Wednes
day afternoon for Raymond, Wash.,
where he will hook up with Earl Con
ners, of Tacoma, over the six-round
route next Saturday night. Manager
Sol Cohen will accompany him.
The show scheduled for the Rose
City Athletic Club Wednesday night
has been called off. Ted Long, who
planned on staging it, pot cold feet.
He intended to feature Farmer Burns
and Joe Bonds, heavyweights.
Joe Benjamin will leave Tuesday
morning for Astoria, where he hooks
up with Muff Bronson, July 4. in a 10
round engagement. Bronson is at
present in Seaside. Or., training. Muff
has a two days' vaudeville engagement
on July 5 and 6 at Seaside.
Joe Pooney. who announced at the
various boxing shows last Winter, was
on the steamer Bear when it was
wrecked recently. Joe Is back li
Portland telling all the boys about it.
Ralph Gruman lost his chance of a
match with Willie Ritchie in San
Francisco when Willie Hoppe, of the
Bay City, agreed to meet the former
lightweight champion before Louis
Parenti's Daly City Club. Ralph will
tick around Golden Gate Park for
a while, still hoping to land a match
with Ritchie. If nothing comes of It
he will hike to New York to again go
under the wing of Billy Roche.
Is Cregg: Shows Excellent Form De
spite Bad Weather.
With Lea Cregg In great form de
FTlte the cold and rainy weather, the
Kenton Club trimmed the Fulten Grays
11 to 0 on the Montgomery Flats dia
mond yesterday afternoon. Th contest
was called la the seventh frame on
account of a heary downpour. But
tnree singles were secured oil the de
livery of Cre-gg-.
Not once in the last two seasons has
the Kenton Club baseball team suf
fered a defeat at the hands of a Portland-
aggregation on a local field. A
couple of the Valley teams have ad
ministered wallopings to the Kenton
ltes but that is alL. "Frisco" Clifford
and "Johnny'' Hoppe each registered
three hits in three trips to the plate.
Cregg and Shea formed the winning
battery. They were opposed by Parker
and Jorgeson.
Spokane Tennis Expert Gets State
Honors Through Default.
, LEWISTON. Ida.. June 25. The Idaho
State Tennis Tournament was finished
today. The men's state championship
in sing-les went to Myron Hutchinson,
of Spokane, who won by default. A.
Kettenbach being 111.
Mis M. Kettenbach won the cham
pionship in the woman's singles, de
feating Miss Katherine Fix, of Lew
lston, 6-, 6-7, 6-3. In the finals of
the mixed doubles. Miss Fix and Harry
Gray defea'ed Miss Kettenbach and
Kenneth Beach, 6-3, 1-6, 6-1, after hav
ing defeated in the semi-finals Miss
Neill and James Babb, 6-1, 6-4. In
the men's doubles in the finals. A. Ket
tenbach and Gray defaulted to Hutch
inson and Blum, of Spokane.
Five Events Are en Prstrsmsie of
Multnomah Asclcnr Club Pool
and Tars-eta Please.
Considering' ths prevailing weather
conditions, one of the best attended
casting tournaments ever held by the
muunomab Anglers' Club took place
yesterday at Laurelhurst Park. It was
the first tourney held at Laurelhurst
and the new platform, pool and tar
gets pleased the anglers.
Five events were run off. Follow
ing are the anglers who finished best:
Distance fly casting with light rod
(1) Walter F. Backus, 80 feet: (2)
Warren Cornell. 87 feet: (3) Will C.
Block, 84 feet; Dr. A. J. Brock, 77 feet;
A. E. Burghduff, 77 feet; Dr. Leon U
Du Bois, 75 feet; Clifford Spooner, 68
feet; M. H. Mantor, 66 feet; L. W.
Humphreys. 63 feet. r
Half-ounce accuracy bait castings
(1) Dr. Earl C. McFarland, 14 demerits;
A. B. Burghduff, 21 demerits; Will C.
Block. SO demerits; Walter F. Backus,
38 demerits.
Half-ounce distance bait casting (1)
Walter F. Backus, 160 2-5 feet; Warren
Cornell, 163 feet.
Half-ounce flam Will C. Block, 179
feet; Dr. Earl C. McFarland, 166 feet;
Warren Cornell, 150 feet.
Light tackle dry fly accuracy and
delicacy casting. (Number of demerits
of each angler given.) (1) Will C.
Block. 13; Walter F. Backus, 24; War
ren Cornell, 25; Dr. Earl C. McFarland,
38; Dr. A. J. Brock, 43; Lester W. Hum
phreys. 46: Dr. Leon L. Du Bois. 62;
Clifford Spooner, 68; M. H. Mantor, 81.
With Score Tied In Ninth Frame, Cole
man Singles and Brings In
Winning Tally.
Inter-City League Standings.
, W. U Pc. W. L. Pc.
Woodburn. . . 8 4 .BH'-iiKirkpatricks. 8 7.417
Salem 8 5 .815St. Helens... 5 7.417
Beavers.... 8 5 .616 Montavllla. . 4 8 .SS3
"Bradlords. .. 7 6 .5"3j Woodburn. .. 4 9 .308
Yesterday's Results,
At Woodburn 4, Salem 3. All ether
games postponed, raia.
WOODBURN, Or., June 25. (Special.)
In the hardest-fought game of the
season on the local grounds, Woodburn
clinched first place in the league stand
ing here today by defeating the Salem
Lojus 4 to 3. The score was tied until
the ninth, when Coleman singled over
second, scoring the winning run.
A fair-sized crowd witnessed the con
test, which was marred throughout by
Intermittent showers. Keene's pitch
ing and Goble's neiuing at first were
the outstanding features of the game.
Keene had 12 strikeouts to his credit.
Pellette, pitching for Woodburn, struck
out eight men. The score:
R. H. E. R. H. E
Woodburn. 4 8 05alem 8 7 0
Batteries Pellette and Kreits; Keen
ana uauser, uiii.
Read The Oregonian's classified ads,
John Enger Promoted.
EOSEBURO, Or., June 25 (Special.)
John Enger, for the past year chief
train oispatcner lor tne Southern Pa
cific Company In this city, received
notice today that he had been promoted
to train master to succeed irre-d Han
sen of EuirenA. XT r T?nn .-
understood, has been transferred to an
other envision.
Bride 16, Bridegroom 54.
CHARLESTON, W. Vs.. June 20. D.
A. Huijt, 64 years old, and Lillian Lyda
zoung, lb years old. secured a license
and were married here. It is declared
tnat Hunt, a neighbor of the Young
family, has loved the girl since infancy.
only awaiting the time when she was
old enough to marry.
Chicago Dry In 1917 Is Aim.
CHICAG6. June 16. Launching of a
campaign to close all Chicago saloons
in 191 was announced today bv the
Dry Chicago Federation. A petition
for an election next Spring under the
local option law is to be circulated.
Johnny Coalon, Forsner Bantam
weight Champion of the World,
Who Left Chicago Last Mbt
for Portland.
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Steamer Stranded at Eola
With Hole Under Firebox.
Water In Hold Is Enough to Shut
Off Draught Without Quenching
Fire, and Grey Eagle Is Giv
ing First Aid Pumping.
SALEM. Or.. June 25. (Special.)
With a hole stove right under her fire
box the Oregon City Transportation
steamer Grabamona, Captain Bloom, is
aground on Eola Bar in the Willamette
River about four and a half miles
above Salem. - The boat struck last
night about 10 o'clock, shortly after
leaving on her regular Saturday night
run to Corvallis.
The Spaulding steamer Grey Eagle
went to her aid at 2 o'clock this morn
ing. It was found the water had risen
in her hold lust enough to shut off ber
draught without putting out the fires,
and the Grahamona was unable to use
ber pumps. The Grey Eagle pumped
out enough water so cement on board
was thrown In to stop the hole.
The Grey Eagle came back to Eaiem
with freight off the Grahamona, today.
Including livestock, then returned to
At t o'clock tonight Eola residents
reported both boats still In the stream
and the pumps working.
Klvermen at Salem believe it will be
Impossible to move the Grahamona for
some time as the hole is under her
firebox and difficult to get at.
Owing to the shallowness of the
water where the steamer went down
the lower deck Is said to be not awash.
The vessel was reported to be resting
on an even keel, and. with the excep
tion of the hole punched in her hull, is
The steamer Pomona, of the same
line, will be sent up the river this
morning, and the work of raising the
sunken steamer will be started. It Is
proposed to put in a bulkhead around
her to permit of repairs to the hull,
after which she will be raised. It is
expected that the work will be accom
plished in two or three days.
Steamer Great Northern to Begin the
Season November 7 Sister Ship
to Remain on Flavel Ru,
Through the headquarters of the Hill
lines. Traffic Manager Jackson, of the
steamships Great Northern and North
ern Pacific, has announced tbe sched
ule for cruises of the Great Northern
from California ports to Hawaii for
1916-17. Information has been given
agencies throughout the country well In
advance of the season in order to ellm
inate speculation as to the service. A
big advertising campaign Is to be con
ducted for the purpose of inducing gen
eral Winter tourist travel to Oregon
and California as well as to the Hawaii
an Islands.
The route of the Great Northern will
be from San Francisco, touching at San
Pedro, thence to Htlo for the volcano
Kileaua trip, and to Honolulu and re
turn. The schedule provides for Christ
mas on the islands and a six-days' lay
over at Honolulu during the Mid-Pa
clfic Carnival.
The Northern Pacific will, of course.
remain on the Flavel-San Francisco
schedule. The Great Northern's Wlntor
cruises are scheduled as follows:
San Francisco, leave 4 p. M. November 7.
isovemoer 2i, uecemoer 13. January 4, Janu
ary 23. February 12. March 5. March 23.
l.os Angeles (San Pedro), leave 5 P. M.
November 8. November 28. December 1
January 5, January 24, February 13. March
s. Marcn z.
Hilo. Volcano Kllauea November 18. De
cember 8, December 21, January 10, January
ztf, r eDruary is. aiarcn 11, March 2l.
Honolulu, arrive 10 A. M. November 14.
Decemoer 4, uecember 22. January 11, Janu.
ary SO. February 19, March 12, March SO.
Honolulu, leave 10 A. M. November 18.
December 8, December 26, January 15, Feb
ruary 8, February 2d, March IS, April B.
Ban Francisco, arrlvs 6 P. M. November
22, December 12, December 80, January J.0,
February 7. March 1. March 20. April 7.
ISSUE OF $100,000.
Ex ten at on of Railroad Probablo If Vote
la Farorable and Goveramcat
Give O. K.
GRANTS PASS, Or.. June 25. (Spe
cial.) Great Interest prevails In this
city over the bond election to be held
at Crescent City. Just across tho Cali
fornia line In Del- Norte County, next
Tuesday, when electors of Crescent City
and Del Norte will determine whether
or not they are to have a deep-water'
harbor which will make that city the
terminal of a railroad from the Rogue
River to the sea.
The United States Government lome
time ago asreed to appropriate half a
million dollars or more for a harbor
at Crescent City, provided the people
of that city would float a bond issue
of $100,000 to assist the Government in
carrying forward the harbor proposi
tion. Whether or not the California & Ore
gon Coast Railroad, now building out
of Grants Pass toward the Illinois Val
ley, shall be extended on to the sea de
pends entirely on whether or not the
Government and Del Norte County do
their part in the establishment of a har
bor at Crescent City, and in return the
board of Army and Navy Engineers re
fused to sanction the harbor appropria
tion until the California &. Oregon
Coast Company had agreed to extend to
the coast In case the harbor was started
and a liberal appropriation made.
BUHons of feet of the choicest grade
of redwood lumber, aside from white
cedar, pine and fir, dairy products and
the output of many mines, await trans
portation facilities.
Steaiiiboatmcn's Union Opens Res
taurant in Gttr.
No possibility of a speedy termina
tion of the waterfront strike was evi
dent here yesterday. In the apparent
belief that the strike on the river boats
will continue for some time yet, the
River Stearoboatmen's Union has estab
lished a restaurant at 4 North Seeond
street, where all striking river steam
boat men are fed free of charge. OfH
cials of the union yesterday declared
, that they bad laid in a ood supply of
provisions and are ready to stay out
and fight to a finish for their demands.
The restaurant Is in charge of a com
mittee appointed from the union, and
is financed by that organization.
The steamer F. A. KUburn. of the
North Pacific Steamship Company, ar
rived in Portland harbor late last night.
with cargo from the south. Unless her
owners can make some agreement with
tbe longshoremen relative to moving
her cargo, it is presumed she will have
to be tied up.
News coming from San Francisco is
to the effect that the Japanese steamer
Hokkai Maru. which Is en route to this
port from Otaru with a cargo of sul
phur and hardwood lumber, has been
held up because of the strike, and it is
Impossible to say when she will reach
Portland. The Hokkai Maru reached
San Francisco Saturday. She is to dis
charge a consignment of sulphur and
harrjwood lumber at San Francisco be
fore coming to Portland.
She will bring, consigned to different
Portland firms, 1251 tons of sulphur
and 94,601 feet of hardwood lumber.
Fall Is Expected to Continue for Two
Days, at Least.
The river, which started to recede
slightly Saturday, continued to go
down slowly yesterday, the drop being
one-tenth of a foot between 7 A. M.
and 7 P. M, according to the official
Government gauge at the Morrison
Officials of the Weather Bureau pre
dict that the drop will continue for
the next two days. Whether It will
continue longer it is still Impossible to
say, depending greatly on weather con.
The river was 21 feet above normal
Friday night. Last night at 7 o'clock
the gauge showed It to be Z1.7 feet.
Florence Banker Says This Will
Blean 22 Feet at High Tide.
EUGENE, Or.. June 25. (Special.)
Unofficial reports from the survey oi
the 6iuslaw bar, being conducted by
United States engineers, show 16 feet
of water on the bar at low tide, acord
ing to J. W. Bergman, Florence banker,
who is in Eugene on business.
Mr. Bergman says these reports. If
true, mean 22 feet of water at high
tide, equal to the depth at the Coos
Bay bar under similar conditions. Tbe
Increased depth of water is due to the
construction of the north Jetty.
The engineers will not officially an
nounce their findings until they have
completed their report to the Govern
ment. Vtiarf to Bo Rebuilt. (
MARSH FIELD, Or.. June 25. (Spe
cial.) Joseph Fyfe, Jr.. and R. L. Mac
leay, have taken a short time option
on the Port Orford wharf, a portion of
which was destroyed a few weeks ago
when a steam schooner pulled the pil
ing from under it. The wharf is a
necessary adjunct to the shipping busi
ness at Port Orford. The announce
ment Is made that the Fyfe company
and the Macleay estate will recon
struct the wharf as soon as the pur
chase Is made.
Longshoremen to Load Cargo.
ASTORIA, Or., June 23. (Special.)
Instructions were received today by
Secretary Thomson, of the local long
shoremen's union, to complete the load
Ing of the schooner Alumna at Knapp
ton. Work on her will be resumed
tomorrow, and her cargo will be nn
lshed In about two days.
News From Northwest Porta.
COOS BAT, June 23. (Special.) Ths
steamship KUburn sailed for h-ureKa ana
Ban Francisco d urine the night.
The steamer Adeline Smith with lumber
from the Smith mills, sailed for Sa.n Fran
cisco and Bay Point at 7 o clock tuis morn
The gusollne schooner Tramp, with can
nerlv auoDlles for the Eeabors cannery,
ailed at 7 o'clock this mornlnc. but put In at
Sunset Bay on account of tne storm.
A rain, which commenced early this morn
Ins, continued at intervals all day.
ASTORIA. Or., June 25. (Special.) The
naoiine schooner Delia arrived feast even-
Ins; from Cloverdale with 446 cases of cheese
for Portland.
The oil taartre Monterey arrived last even
Ins; from California in tow of the tus
jsavigHtor en route to roruana.
Brinirlnor freicht and Daesensers for As
toria and Portland, tn steamer F. A. KU
burn arrived today from baa Francisco via
Eureka and Coos Bay.
The steamer Great Northern arrived this
afternoon from San Francisco with pas
sengers ana baggage, put no xreignu
Movements of Vessels.
PORTLAND, June 23. Arrived Schooner
Monterey, tug Navigator, irora Monterey;
steamer F. A. Kliburn, from ban Diego and
way porta
Astoria, June 23. Arrived at 12:15 P. M.
steamer Great N orthern. from San Fran
Cisco. Arrived at 2 and left up at 8:40
P. M., steamer F. A. KUburn, from San
Dlrgo and way ports.
an Francisco, June 25. -Arrived at S
a. m. and sailed at a f. M . . steamer wii
lamette. from Portland, far Ban Pedro. Ar
rived at P. M., steamer Northern Pacific,
from Flavel, Arrived Steamer Beaver, from
San Pedro. Sailed Steamer Alcatraa, for
Columbia River.
Seattle, wash., June 25. Arrived Steam
ers Umatilla from Nome; Yubaei Maru (Jap
anese), from Muroran; Canada Maru (Jap
snese). from Hongkong : City oi Seattle,
from Southeastern Alaska; J. A. Moffett.
from San Francisco.
San Francisco, June 25. Arrived Steam
ers Hyades, from Honolulu; Mills, Admiral
Dewey, from Seattle; Willamette. Northern
pacinc, irora Astoria: lywernor, rrom vie
toria: U. S. S. South Dakota, from Brem
erton. Sailed Steamers V. 6. S. Brutua,
for Mexico; El Segundo, Armasam Maru
(Japanese), for Seattle; Edar H. Vance,
for Astoria; ban re a ro. ror ia. fas.
Marconi Wireless Reports.
AU positions reported at 8 P. Jon 25,
unlet otherwise designated.)
Adeline Smith, Coos Bay for San Fran
cisco. 26 miles north of San Francisco.
Nann Smith. Orient for San Francisco, 83
miles from San Francisco. June 24.
Lucas. Honolulu for Richmond, 1506 miles
rrom Kienmono, juns s.
Enterprise, San Francisco for Hllo, 1IM1
miles from San Francisco. June 24.
Columbia, Honolulu for San Franoisco,
1010 miles from San Francisco, June 1'4.
Richmond. Shanghai for San Francisco,
1440 miles from San Francisco. June 24.
Manoa, Honolulu for San Francisco, 752
miles from San Francisco. June 24.
Florldlan. Orient for San Francisco, 1565
mltea northwest of San Francisco. June 24.
Hilonlan, Seattle for Honolulu, 570 miles
rrom t lattery. June z.
WiMaroette. San Francisco for San Pedro,
75 miles south of San Francisco.
El Scgundo. Richmond for Seattle, 105
miles north of Richmond.
Wapama, San Pedro for Ban Francisco,
on foint cur
Klamath, San Pedro for Baa Francisco,
16 miles north of PlKeon Point.
Acme. Point Orient for Hankow, 2 .TO
mile northwest of San Francisco lightship.
Cm'O, San Francisco for Antofagasta,
690 miles south of San Francisco. June 4.
Peru. Balboa for San Francisco. 116T mile
south of San Francisco, June 24.
Beaver. San Pedro tor San Francisco,
five miles east of Point Concepclon.
Breakwater, San Francisco tor San Pedro,
at Santa Barbara.
President. San Francisco for Victoria. 23a
miles from Victoria.
Diake, Port Angeles for Richmond, 403
miles north of Richmond.
Atlas, towing barge 01. Richmond for
Portland, CIA miles from Richmond.
Grace Dollar. Tacoma for San Fraa Cisco,
640 miles north of San Francisco.
Senator, Nome for Seattle. 283 miles east
of Scotch Caps. Jure 24.
Richmond, Shanghai for Ssn Francisco,
144 miles north w at of San Francisco,
June 24.
Moffett with barge 63, Richmond for Se
attle, off Point Wilson.
Asuncion Cordova for El Segundo, 1700
miles north of El Segundo, Jun 24.
Columbia River Bar Report.
NORTH HEAD, June 25. Condition of the
bar at 6 P M. : Sea. smooth; wind, south,
82 miles, weather, cloudy.
Tides at Astoria Monday.
High. I Low.
10:46A.M. , .6-2 feet 4:46 A, M. ...O.tfoot
10:03 P. M. . ..8.6 feet 4:17 P. M. . ..3.3 feet
A Russian military commission.' composed
of fit officers ot hisn rank, are on Uielr
way to Roumanla to deliver to tbe King the
uniform, ex a Russian, Honorary celoasl.
ftllLLfilEII Ofl GUARD
Lumber Producers Won't Let
Cut Exceed Orders.
Survey Made Weekly to Gauge Con
dition and While Inquiries Are
Increasing Output Will Be
Kept ' in Cbeclc Caret ally.
The lumber production in tne North
west ia under the demand at present.
and this condition will continue as a
result of a carefully mapped out cam
paign by which Pacific Coast lumber
men hop. to be able to prevent a re
currence of the disastrous situation of
the Fall of 1893. It Is understood mill
operators almply will not entirely meet
the demand, for th. obvious reason that
they do not intend to let "buyers who
may be out sniping for lower values
on the basis of Fall and Winter trade"
manipulate the market and play havoo
with the Industry seneraiivt
Th. weekly trade barometer of the
West Coast Lumbermen's Association,
of Portland and Seattle, ' shows that
during the past week there has been
a- noticeable increase in new Duelness,
making the demand for cut lumbar ex
ceed the present cutting supply of the
92 mills Included In the survey. In all
probability this ratio will be main
tained during the Summer and Fall.
The barometer ihovi that the com
bined cutting capacity of these mills
approximates 69.600,000 tcnC The
amount actually cut was only 51.820,000,
owing to labor difficulties along the
coast, high water on the Willamette
and Columbia rivers and other causes.
In the combined car,, cargo and lo
cal business of these 2 mills new busi
ness exceeded production for the week
by 1.23 per cent; production excatded
shipment by 7:09 per cent and orders
exceeded shipments by 8.23 per cent. '
In the rail trade business calling
for local and transcontinental rail de
liverythe new business taken on
amounted to 1622 carloads, while the
shipments amounted to 1678 carloads.
The unshipped orders amounted to
6444 carloads.
Among the tidewater mills there Is
unshipped coastwise business amount
ing to 68.841,837 feet, and in the export
department 3Z.114.603 feet.
In the cargo trade labor troubles
brought the shipping figures down.
while unexpected action In the export
market sent the order side of the bar
ometer 10 points higher than it reg
istered the previous week. In this ex
port movement five mills booked new
business amounting to 13,694,000 feet.
Lumbermen learned their lesson in
1913. In that year the lumber Industry
was thriving In mldseason, but the
operators were filling orders and pro
ducing to meet the demand. Suddenly,
the demand dropped, but the mills keit
on producing and buyers loaded up
cneapiy. it is conservatively estimated
that the slump, which lasted through
1914 and well Into 1915. took at least
$24,000,000 away from Oregon and
It Is to hold the present supply and
demand of the lumber Industry on an
even keel that the West Coast Lum
bermen have adopted the system of
gauging their output by the barometer.
Lumbermen believe it will prevent the
lumber Industry from floundering
every now ana men and be of bene
fit to the entire timber district.
Residents In Brooklyn District Regard
Prolonged Blast as Signifying
War Call or Wreck.
That some two or' three thousand
Portland residents on the East and
Southeast sides of the city may know
tne why and wherefore of the 20 mln
utes of incessant whistling last night
about 9:30. the following is printed:
On one of the engines in the yards
of the Brooklyn shops of the Southern
Pacific .Railroad la a whistle which
when the steam gets "so low," starts In
to whistle of its own accord. Last night
about 9:80 o clock the steam reached
that "so-low" stage. The whistle
started and fear and apprehension crept
Into the hearts of many a resident who
had just started in for the night's
sleep. From the calling of the troops
to Mexico to some wreck disaster the
gamut of reasoning and guessing was
run until an attache of the Southern
Pacific Company sent a man over to
the shops to find th. engine and
straighten out the klnlc. Then the
whistle ceased to blow.
For the following half hour The
Oregonkan was telling the residents of
Portland thus aroused the cause of tbe
Bnmper Yield of Grain Is Thought
to Be Assumed.
WASCO, Or., Jun. 28. TSpecIal.)
Fairaers in Sherman County ar. Jubi
lant .over the heavy rain which fell
here yesterday, assuring a large yield
of grain. The damage don. to the
grain from the hot weather of last
week vas alight and the farmers feel
reasonably certain of a bumper crop.
There is an unusual amount of Spring
grain throughout the county this year,
due to the fact that no early rains fell
last. Fall, eauslig farmers to hesitate
In sowing their wheat.
Practically all of the Fall grain Is
of the turkey red variety.
Soldiers Forbidden to Attend Movies
Because of Smallpox.
VANCOUVER, Wash., June 25. (Spe
cial.) Federal soldiers in the post
cannot attend moving picture shows
or public places of amusement In the
city on account of a number of cases
of smallpox. To date, 28 houses have
been quarantined for the disease, but
the doctors in charge have the situa
tion well In hand, and no new cases
have developed for several days. -
It Is believed that th. disease was
spread at the Columbian School, as.
It Is said, that there was a case of
smallpox which was kept secret.
Another Rise Is Feared by Some
Vancouver Persons.
VANCOUVER. Wash.. Jun. 15.
(Special.) Th. Columbia River ia fall
ing slowly and is cow about 23.4 feet,
a drop of about . ot a foot in two
Some believe that there will be no
mora high water this season. but
others, seeing reports of the flooded
condition above, predict that the Co
lumbia will rise again in a few days.
Already all the bottom land farms
below and above the city have been
abandoned and a number of dairymen
have taken their herds to higher
The high water at this season of the
year will do much more damage than
If it were a month earlier. As It
now is. It will be several weeks before
the water recedes enough for crops to
pmniea ana tnose planted are de
stroyed. It will be Fall before th.
newly-planted crops will mature.
Men Who Fought In Spanish-Ameri
can Clash Ready to Bnllst.
TACOMA. Wash.. Jun. 25. (Special.)
Veterans of the Spanish-American
War wish to serve their country in the
Mexican fuss.
At a picnic and barbecue given by
the John B. Thompson Camp today, a
majority of the veterans present ex
pressed a desire to enlist again If
needed. A roll was called cf the for
mer soldiers willing to step Into the
ranks again and not on. who was
physically fit faltered.
Several thousand persona attended
th. barbecue and when th. response
was so general to fight for the flag
they cheered lustily for their soldier
Albany Ijogger Then Learns His
" Company la Not Called.
ALBANY, Or. Jun. 15. (Special.)
Rearing a report that th. Coast Artil
lery Corps of the Oregon National
Ouard had been ordered to Join the in
fantry at Camp Wlthycombe for ser
vice In Mexico, Elgin Newton gave up
a S4-a-day Job In a logging camp,
walked 36 miles to the railroad at Scap
poose and took a train for Albany.
He Is a member of the Fifth Company.
Coast Artillery Corpv, of this city, and
wanted to be on hand If the company
was called. He did not know the report
was untrue until he reached this city.
Newtcn has found a new position
near hrr and has left his addresa with
Captain Knox so that he will get cor
rect word if a call comes.
Six Pheasanta Are Hatched on Farm
Near Halsey.
ALB A NT, Or., June 25. (Special.)
On a farm near Halsey which is owned
by J. A. McCullough. of this city, a
turkey hen is raising six young China
pheasants. The turkey set on a nest of
pheasant's eggs and half a doxen of the
little gam. birds were hatched. They
are now three weeks old. and the
turkey hen has mothered them well.
Frank Hadley. the tenant on the
place, says the birds are now almost
large enough to fly. Whether they will
stay with their foster mother or take
to the fields is causing speculation,
but the latter course Is expected. This
is said to be the first case where a
turkey has reared the Mongolian birds.
CARSKADDEN To Mr. and Mrs. Charles
F. Carskidden. 70S East Sixty-sixth street.
June 17. a son.
HODGES To Mr. and Mrs. H. Ernest
Hodges. Donald. Or.. June 21. a caugbtsr.
DLXC1N To Mr. and Mrs. batnuel J.
Duncan, Sixty-fourth street. June 8. a
ItOBBTNS To "Mr. and Mrs. Archie Rob
bins. 8023 Foster road. June 14. a daughter.
HANSON" To Mr. and Mrs. Ludwlg Han
son. 4733 Fifty-ninth street Southeast.
June 17. a daughter.
TEEXEY To Mr. and Mrs. Joseph A.
Teeney, 0005 Foster road, June 18, a son.
Marriage Licenses.
AVOLI-C1ANNA Vlnclnxo Avollo. legal
700 First street, and Fllopilna ClannU legal,
same addresj.
KOWALSK1-BLOSBEN Joseph Kowalskl.
legal. S17 Powell street, and Anna Slossen,
legil. 4a me addresa
ine, lec-al. 1H4 Kast Twenty-fourth street
N'or-h, and Judl.h M. Metcalfe, legtl, 170
west Kimne-awortn avenue.
bury, lee-al. 684 Waeco street, and Ethel
C. Tro iton. It gal. 555 East Yamhill street.
AXLEY-KOLZEK Oscar Raymond Axley, 179 East Seventy-fifth street Nor tit.
and Bertna K. Kolzer, legal, 431 East
Thirty-eighth street.
man, l!gal e W Grand avenue Xorth, and
Jessla. I. 7.attman, legal. Amer Hotel.
HAN8EN.UTT1NG Thomas Hansen, le
gal, 4603 Fifty-first street Southeast, and
Bernlue B. L'ttlng. legal, 4612 Fifty-ninth
street Southeast.
CARTER-LA1NQ "Lester L. Carter, legal,
dan Francisco, and Jean Roy Lalng. legal,
504 :aat Twenty-fourth street North.
legiU 1872 Wayland street, and P.oaalln Ha
worth, legal, same addresa
HUXTLY-COVLTON Da-rid 8. Hnntly. le
gal. 30O East Thirty-ninth street, acd ATmle
Myrtllla Coulton. legal. 51 1 Beacon street.
Traegor. legal, ell Broadway, and Tena
Iscnlor'Sfxer. lent, aarne aaaress.
REHBEITf-.! EGEK Gustaf Rehbeln. legal.
B8 West Prescott street, and Wanda Jeger.
legai. F20 E-xst Elxtb street.
BACON-DIX Ted W. Bacon legal. 27
East Morrison street, and Anna T. Dix,
legal. 406 Hall street.
Vancouver Marriage Licensee.
berg. 80. of Portland, and Miss Nora Nau
man. 23. of Porfland.
MERCER-ESCHWIO V. A Merecer. 21. of
Hlllsooro. or., ana uiss rearl cschwlg, la,
of Centralis, Wash.
Building Perralta.
B. WAGE'S" BLAST Repair two-story
frame dwelling, Missouri avenue," Be
tween Blandena and Wygant streets; builder,
Waldele Bros.; 130
I. A. PETERS Erect three-story frame
apartment. 47 West Park street, between
Hall and Jackson streets; builder, same;
J50.000. ,
MENT COMPANY Repair one-story frame
dwelling, 4206 Sixty-first avenue Southeast,
between Forty-second and Forty-third
streets: builder, same: S0O.
DAN J. MALAR KEY Erect one-story
rrame garage, 654 Kevensvlew drive, be
tween Gerald avenue and Vista avenue;
builder, M. W. Ureni; S&W
BLANCHE L. SMITH Erect itia-ilorr
frame garage, 113 East Elghty-fonrth street
North, between GUsaa and landers streets;
builder, same: S;io.
D. C. BL'RNTR AQER Repair two-story
frame dwelling. 1220 Knott street, between
East Forty-first and East Forty-second
streets: builder, c. B. Williams: -tills.
C. S. PALMER Erect one-story frsme
garage, 1160 Gladstone avenue, between East
Thirty-seventh and East Thirty-ninth
streets: builder, same; "f4a.
JOE WILSON Repair two-story frame
dwelling, 167 Monroe street, between Borth-
wick ana fi.eroy streets;, builder, u. W.
wara; siuu
A. K. SMTTH Repair one-story frame
garage, bos least seventeenth street North,
between ihompson and Brazes streets
builder. A. R. Kice: t!35.
MRS. KATE DENNIS Erect one-story
frsme garage. 583 East Twenty-second street
North, between Knott and Stanton streets
builder. A. K. Rice: 1275.
pair two-story ordinary stores and rooms.
64 and 66 Second street, between Oak and
Pine streets; builder, Ferrell Roofing Com
pany: $200.
MRS. BERTHA KING Repair two and
ene-half-story frame dwelling, 230 H North
Eighteenth street, between Lovejoy and
MarsnaH streets; ouiiaer. La. Jones; STS.
M. KUTNER Repair one-story frame
dwelling. SOS Grant street, between Fifth
and Sixth streets; ouuaer. same; 1150.
Pupils Eager to Work.
DAYTON, Wash.. June 15. (Special.)
Since the visit of Mrs. Lizzie Jones.
of Pullman, who lectured en achieve
ment clubs for school children at the
community meeting here this Spring.
the students have been busy organiz
ing clubs la both th town and country
The Musical Wonder Worker; Th Rotkrr
Club OrrheMr; The Portland FnvoTtte.
It Mrlod.vphirnd I. rented by Prof. fti. A.
WfWwr. rrmtor of Webber' Orcfeentrm), tn
muftical mrt punerh. .
Boxes, f trM row balconT ela nmTfti by
phone. Cart mitt. t:36, 1 and 9.
Feature Photoplays
and Vaudeville.
2 to 8: :4S to 11 P. M.
ri"! Sat., Sun.. Holiday 1:1 j to 11.
schools. Th. county now boasts 1
clubs with a total membership of 11
earnest students, eager to work with,
their hands and heads. Among th.
clubs started are canning, onion, po
tato, pig, poultry, garden and sewing
PORT! .AND. June S3. Maxtmnm temper
ature, 60 degreee; minimum, 59 degree.
Klver reading at S A. M.. 21.S feet: change
in last 4 hours, 0.2 foot fall. Total rainfall
S P. M. to 5 P. M ). 0.10 Inch; total rainfall
since September 1, 1015. 52.18 inches; normal
rainfall since September 1. 43.42 Inches; ex
cess ot rainfall since September 1. 1915.
8.71 Inches. Total sunshine June S5, JS
minutes; . possible sunshine, 15 hours. 43
mlnutea Barometer (reduced to sea-level
at 3 P. M , 29.81 Inches. Relative humidity
at noon, bo per cent.
5 ? I
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a 8
STATIONS. c t State of Weather
! si ; s
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Des Moines.....
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Galveston .....
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Jacksonville ...
Kansas city....
Los Angeles....
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Minneapolis ...
Montreal ......
New Orleans. . .
New York
North Head .
North Yakima. .
Omaha ........
Pt ndieton
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Pocatello ......
Roseburg ......
Sacramento ....
St. Louis
"a't Lake
San Francisco. .
Spokane ......
Tatoosh Island.
Walla Walla...
Washington ....
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0.oo,..i.vv!Pi cloudy
O.rlo sw ilceln
0 .O.i! . . SW 'Clear
O.OO. .'iK ICiear
0.00!. .1 'Clear
0.0O . .NW Pt. cloudy
0.00,10 s
0. 18 10 S
Rain IS sw
0.C0 12 3
o.os . .!nw
0.d2 12.8
0 . t'Oj . . B
Pt. cloudy
Pt. cloudy
Clear . . sw
4 o.chi . . sw U'loudy
A J 1 "11 XT U.I.
0.4J 12 NE
O.Otl 14iW
Pt. cloudy
3.SOj. ..SW
7O0.241..IW tcioudy
0.f,O 82 S
0.02'. .l.VW
o.eo'. . sw
O.ttO . . SW
ft. cloudy
O.OOj . .NW
O.OO;. .!W
O.IO . .Is
0.10 . .'S
0.00 16 S
0 . IKK 1 2 S
Pt. cloudy
O.OO 10 NW
kriear "
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"Unsettled atmospheric conditions obtain
and the pressure Is low over practically the
entire country. Precipitation has occurred
in most of the Northern States, the Plains.
Gulf and Atlantic States, British Columbia
and Manitoba; thunder storms were reported
from Tampa, several of the Interior North
ern States. Oklahoma City and Winnipeg.
The weather Is cooler in Western Oregon,
most of Washington. Wyoming, the Dakotaa
and eastward to the North Atlantlo coast.
Southern British Columbia and Central Can
ada. It Is warmer In many other seetlona.-e-tpeelally
New Mexico.
The conditions are favorable for showers
In this district Monday. It will probably be
cooler In Southern Idaho and winds will be
mostly southerly. v
Portland and vicinity Showers, southerly
Oregon and Washington Showers, soQth
erly winds.
Idaho Showers: oooler south portion,
- J. FRANCIS DRAKE, -Assistant
District Forecaster.
The Negro population of the United States
is approximately 12 000.000, the larger part
(probably 10.000.0oo) being In tho Southern
Itl7 and Sunday. v
One time ,12o
haine ad twoconterutiTe timet..., ..o
bailie ad thr cone?cutlve time SOe
-beanie ad mix r micd consecutive tlmee-.6
'1 he above rate apply to adverti-Mmssnt-
nntlcr "New Today" and all oil) or clafcollica
Uvna except the following;
situations antrd-rrMale.
feituatlone anted Female.
lur K-f-nt Koom Private Jr atll-f.
Itoarti and Koom -1'rivat 1-an.iliee.
llouM-kerpinc Kwoms i'rlrit-s families.
Kate on the above claMlflcationa km oeate
a line . h tnertion.
The Orrcoulan will -areept claeelfle-d ad
TmUenifBiit over the telephone, provide!
the advertleer la a subscriber of either
phone. No prire wlAl be quoted ever the
phone, but bill will be rendered the roliowlnc
day. hether subsequent advertisement
Mill be accepted over the phone depeude
upon the pmmptaens ef payment of tele
phone ad .ert temeii i. "Situations Wanted"
and "Personal" advertisements will not be
accepted ever tbe telephone. Orders for one
insertion only will be accepted for "Furni
ture for fle," "liusines Opportanities,"
"Koominj-Houses" and "Wanted te H-cnt.
On "charge" advert letneots charges will
be baaed on the number of lines appearing
In t lie paper. regardle-M of the number of
words in each line. MinUniua, char sc. twe
Advertisements te reeelve proper elantl
firatlon must be in The Orrgonlaa office
before 8:45 o'clock at night, except Salnr
day. Clofting hour for Tbe huniiay Ore
fun lan will be :0 o'clock Saturday ntgbt.
he office will be open until 10 o'clock P. M.
as usual, and all ads received too late fnr
Eroier clatiricatloa will be run undo the
eaUiog "Too Late to Classl'v.
Telephone: Main 1070. A -eOtfC
WANTED Girl tor general work In con
fectionery store; no chaos for other than
on-s with eEperlen-j-e. Call C 1-4P3.
Lu.-T Small black and brown penlei, n
roi:r; answers name Ginger. Liberal re
ward for return, phone East Si 2-0.
-el J
KNIGHTS and friends Ore
gon and Washington Com
mandenea, of Portland, will
entertain officers and families
of ths Grand EncimominL
Will arrive 8:80 A. M., Wednesday. June
SS. We require 100 autos and all ths flowers
available. There will hs 800 In party. Tour
Joint committee wili appreciate your assist
ance. Be at Union Depot Wednesday,
A. M.. sharp with auto and flowers. Sir
Knights Aluee, Baker and Averlll will me t
train at Oregon CHy. Immediately arrival
at Union Depot party will be shown city
by auios. Then an unique performance nt
IIelli; Theater, commencing at 10:3o A.- al.
Party leaving Portland at 1:80 P. M.
tfYO them at the Helllg Theater;
M y J motion picture of he Colum-
WsT- tia Hlfrhway. Also Rose Fs-
7t tivsl pictures and other f
m. uu concert., :ia io
8:45, then the pictures tnu
afterward! you can danco on
the stage. Especially pre
pared (4uxl00 dancs floor.
You csn sit In the audience
and see them -dance, then
. uance yourseir. and hsve re
rrenhments served you all risht on the
stage in
beautiful garden effect. Bring
your friend.
Admission zoc
A. F. AND A, M. Special com
munication this (Monday) eve..
T :H0 o'clock. Sail wood Masenlo
Hall Work F. C. dt-gree. Visit
ors weKorae. By order W. M.
J. ii. & u r I: R. Bee
CHAPTER, NO. 14. O. B. 8.
Stated meeting this (Monday)
vj., Kast fcth and Burnslde. Re
ception to Brother H. H. Toting.
Grand Sentinel. Onder W. M.
85 Stated session tonight at
o'clock. Masonle Temple. A large
attend anoe desired. Wear your
fee. By order of Monarch.
EMBLEM Jewelry, buttons. cnarm plna
Bsw ttasUas. J ' -fefOS-a. 131-8 Ut& 8l