Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937, August 03, 1916, Page 18, Image 18

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Romantic Peddlar Courts Mar
Tied Woman While Her
. Husband Looks On.-
Harry Wallenstein, Whose Affec
tions Played Between Wife and
Daughter, Takes Mrs. David
Moses' Complaint as Joke.
iJomanticist by nature but a peddler
fcy trade, Harry Wallensteir. is alleged
to have attempted to use caveman
methods in his suit for the hand of
Mrs. David Moses. 687 Macadam road,
with the result that he fell into the
clutches of the law and appeared In
Tolice Court yesterday. He was ar
rested by Patrolman Cameron on a
charpe of disorderly conduct.
"First he wanted to marry me. telling-
me my husband was a stick, said
Mrs. Moses, "and them he made love to
my daughter. When his advances were
repulsed he threatened us with all
sorts of misfortune and trouble."
Mrs. Moses said she was afraid to
deep for fear her wooer with a vol
canic nature would burn down the
"You have to do as I say," "Wallen
tein Is quoted as having- said to her.
"I can make you lots of trouble."
love Dream Dawns.
He is said to have shown her a Cali
fornia paper with an article telling
how he was wanted by the authori
ties there, "just to show that the offi
cers couldn't get him" and that he was
immune from arrest." He is also said
to have accused her with having a
dirty" house and that there were all
kinds of disease grerms in. the place,
urgringr her to "clean up."
It was on a Spring- morning about
two months ago that Wallenstein
dropped in to sell Mrs. Moses some of
his wares. She purchased 5 cents'
worth of writing paper. It was then
that Cupid got in his work. Later
Wallenstein peddled milk for Mrs.
Moses.- .
"I have been looking for years for a
woman like you," Wallenstein is de
clared to have told Mrs. Moses in the
presence of her husband.
Mr. DIouck Sleeker Than Job.
"If Mr. Moses hadn't been meeker
than his namesake he would have
taken, the ax handle to him then and
there," broke in a neighbor, who had
interested himself in the case.
Wallenstein was also charged with
having demanded money from Mrs.
Moses, threatening that he would take
her two cows if she didn't give it to
"Judge," said Wallenstein, after
listening to the testimony against
him, "I would like to laugh but I am
a. sick man."
He admitted that he urged Mrs.
Moses to clean her house, declaring it
was because he believed "cleanliness is
"That is the only religion I have,"
he said.
Wallenstein Becomes Distrusted.
"This happened a long time ago," he
began reminiscently. "I was traveling
in Indiana and carrying a bundle. I
saw a caboose and I ran and caught it
and rode for a while. Later I got off
at a place where a lot of trainmen were
staying. They were washing. I said:
What's the use washing you only get
dirty again?' They took me then and
gave me the scrubbing of my life. After
it was over . I felt a thousand times
better. Those brakemen cleaned me
up and done me a favor.
"I am disgusted with life," he con
tinued. "You can't do anything for
people but they return it with in
Judge Langguth turned Wallenstein
over to the county physicians for in
vestigation. A physician who had been
treating him said the mart was suf
fering from a nervous disorder. He
has been staying at the Ohio Hotel.
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Open-Shop Stand for JViver
- Craft Is Reiterated.
Unions Decide to Continue Strike
and Return to Work Only Un
der Closed-Shop Rules
When Vote Is Taken.
shoremen's Association. No violence
will be retorted to, according to mem
bers of the committee, the object being
merely to obtain information useful to
the -union.
Clearances From America In
crease 700,000 Tons.
Prosecutor at San Francisco Shields In
formant, FVarlnKAttaclc by Ac
cused Men's Friends.
SAN7 FRANCISCO. Aug. 2. John Mc
T)aniels. a witness, whose identity is
being withheld, today told the police
he saw Warren K. Billings, a bomb
suspect in custody, place a cheap paper
suitcase alongside the saloon wall at
Market and Steuart streets where its
contents later exploded and killed
eight and wounded more than 40 per
sons during San Francisco's prepared
ness ' parade. McDaniels also said he
saw Tom Mooney, another jailed sus
pect, confer with Billings on the fatal
corner a few minutes before the explosion.
Both Billings and Mooney were iden
tified at the city prison today by Mc
Daniels. The witness said he was
standing near the saloon corner watch
ing the parade and noticed Billings
coming up Steuart street five minutes
before the explosion, carrying the suit
case. When he arrived at the corner.
Mooney came out of the saloon and met
liim. Billings then set the suitcase
near the wall, both men looked at their
watches and then separated. McDaniels
then crossed the street and in a few
minutes heard the explosion.
McDaniels' identity is being withheld,
it was believed, for fear friends of
Billings and Mooney and the other
suspects, would harm him for testify
ing. His evidence is regarded by the
.police as the last link in the chain
thrown about the men in Jail.
Bight indictments were returned to
day by the county grand Jury charg
ing Billings. Mooney, Mrs. " Rena
Mooney, Edward Nolan and Israel
Weinberg with the murder of the
eight who were killed by the explosion.
Big Growth in Trade With South
America and All Countries. Ex
cept Central Allies and
Japan, Is Shown.
WASHINGTON. Aug. 2. Merchant
shipping cleared from ports of the
United States in the year ending June
30 set a new -record, notwithstanding
the allied blockade, the closing of the
Black -Sea and the withdrawal of Ger
man and Austrian merchant ships from
trade. Bureau of Navigation reports
made public today show the tonnage
cleared was 25.500.000. of which 2,500,
000 originated in the Unitel States and
23.000.000 was foreign. The previous
high mark was 24.800.000 tons cleared
in the year ending June 30, 1914.
Comparing the two years, American
shipping tripled and European clear
ances decreased. The American ton
nage to South America was 950,000
nearly five times greater, and to
Europe 1.100.000, two and a half times
greater. Total clearances to France
and Italy almost doubled: clearances
to Norway, Denmark and Sweden more
than doubled, and to Greece increased
The increase in clearances of Ameri
can shipping to South American coun
tries is most notable for Argentina,
whose tonnage in 1914 was less than
5000, and in 1916. 190.000. and for Co
lumbia, which got 285 tons of American
products in 1914, and 100.000 tons in
1916. Clearings to Brazil were four
times greater and to Chile five times.
China got 5000 tons of American
goods in 1915 and 37,000 in 1916, and
for Japan there was a decrease from
G6.000 to 13.000. Importations from
Europe cleared from American ports
for China were one-half as much in
1916 as in 1914, and for Japan was
Object Is to Ask Everyone to Take
Short Trip Somewhere.
"Tours week." with everybody tak
ing a trip somewhere, is now planned,
and the B. F. Goodrich Company, which
is the leader of the movement, has
asked the Chamber of Commerce to
co-operate in working up the public
interest in it.
The plan is simply to ask everybody
to take a short trip somewhere next
week. If you own an auto, take a trip
in it; if not. go on foot or by trolley-
car. The purpose of the "Tours week"
is to get everybody on the move, to
get them to see something new scenic
ally and to get more money in circula
Steamer Schedule.
Ntme From Date.
Rose City. ...... ...Los Angeles. ... ..In port
Breakwater San Diego In port
Great Northern. .. .San Francisco -In port
F. A. Kllburn San Diego Aur. 3
Northern Pacific. . San Francisco. . . -Aup. 4
Beaver Los Angeles Aug.
Name. "or Date,
Grt-at Northern. ... San Francisco. .. .Aug. 3
Breakwater. ....... San Die so ...Aug.
Yale - S. F. to L. A Aug".
Harvard S. F. to L, A Aug.
Rose City Los Angeles. .... - Aug.
Northern Pacific -San Francisco. .. -Aug.
F. A. Kilburn San Diego Aug.
Klamath San Diego .... Aug.
Beaver. . . .... . . . . .Los Angelei. .... .Aug.
arrived this afternoon from San Pedro and
San Francisco.
COOS BAY, Or.. Aug. 2. (Special.) The
steam schooner Coaster, which shipped
lumber cargo at the Smith docks, sailed to-
day for ban Francisco.
The gasoline schooner Patsy sailed for
Bandon, having discha -ged part of her cargo
on Coos Bay.
The steamer Adeline Smith arrived from
San Francisco and will load lumber at the
Smith docks.
Movements of Vessels.
PORTLAND. Aug. 2. Arrived Steamers
Breakwater, from San Diego, via way ports
Rose City, from San Diego, via San Fran
cisco. Sailed Motoruhip City of Portland,
from St. Helens for Sydney.
Astoria, Aug. 2. SaileM at 4:30 A. M.,
British steamer vYaikawa, for Australia. Ar
rived t l:4.- A. M. and lft up at 4 P. M.
steamer Breakwater, from Sin Diego, via
way ports. Arrived at 12:05 P. M.. steamer
Great Northern, from San r rancisco. Ar
rived down at 11:30 A. M.. motorship City of
Portland. Arrived at I - :4 and left up
2:40 p. M., steamer Rose City, from San
Pedro, via San Francisco. Sailed at 3:40
P. M., steamer Sue H. Kim ore, for Tilla
San Francisco. Aur. 2. Sailed at 3 P. M.,
schooner Irragard, In tow of tug Oneonta
for Columbia River. Arrived at 3 P. M-
steamer Northern Pacific, from Flavel : a
4 P. M., steamer W. F. Herrln, from Port
iana. August. 1. Sailed at T P. M., steamer
Atlas, for Portland; at U P. M.. steamer
Daisy, for Columbia River. Sailed Steamer
JUalsy Matthews, for Columbia River
Seattle. Aug. 2. Arrived Steamers Ad
miral tarragut. Alameda, from Southwest
ern Alaska; Prince George British), from
Skagway. Sailed Steamers Counsellor
i hiritiBft), from Liverpool ; Santa Ana,
Curacoa. Alki, for Southeastern Alaska;
r-rmce tieorse (csritisnj. ior a n yox. . tj.
San Francisco, Aug. 2. Arrived Steam
ern G. C. Lindauer. from Grays Harbor
Asuncion, from Vancouver; City of puebla,
from Seattle. Sailed Steamer Teucer
ljritisn, for Liverpool.
Vladivostok. July 28. Arrived Steamer
v;ity or isorwicn. rrom san h ranctsco.
Yokohama, July 31. Sailed Steamer
renyo Aiaru, for san rancisco.
Arica, Aug. 1. Arrived Steamer Seiyo
jaaru, irom san r rancisco.
Manila. Aug. 2. Arrived Steamer Tjilcen
bang, from San Francisco.
Marconi Wireless Ileports.
(All positions reported at T. M-, Aogust 3,
uniess oi ncrwiwe aewignatea ) .
Grace Dollar, San Francisco for Vancou
ver. ,nt miles norm or Mm t rancisco.
President, Seattle for San Francisco, 21'
miles from Seattle.
Lucas, Seattle for Richmond, 400 miles
north of Richmond.
Klamath, San Francisco for Portland, 96
miles south of Columbia River.
Multnomah. Grays Harbor for San Fran
Cisco. ZO miles south of Columbia K ver.
China. San Francisco for Orient, 6U miles
irora ban .Francisco. August 1.
Topeka, San Francisco for Eureka. 40
miles north of Point Reyes.
City of Para. San Francisco for Balbom,
1087 miles south of San Francisco August
Paraiso, San Francisco for South America
13t0 miles soath of San Francisco. August 1
Honolulu. San Francisco for South Amer
ica., 040 miles south of San Francisco, Aug
Ut 1.
Yacht Ventia, San Diego for San Fran
cisco. 17 miles west of Point Vincent.
Moffett, towing barge 03, Balboa for San
Francisco. u4 mues south of ban ran
Wapama. San Francisco for T acorn a, lu
mues norm or iunts Ker.
Willamette. St. Helens for San. Francisco,
id norm ox foint Arena.
Atlas. Richmond for Portland, 210 miles
irora .Richmond.
Richmond and barge 95. Seattle for Rich
mo nil. x i mues north of San Francisco.
NTotice to Mariners.
The following affects aids to navigation
in tne feeventeentn Ligntnouse District:
Columbia River approach Main channel
dredging buoy "C, white, first-class can,
found missing, was replaced July 20.
Astoria to Harrington Point Tongue Point
crossing buoy 4, and channel buoy 4, found
out of position, were replaced July 17.
Puget Sound Orchard Rocks gas buoy 4.
heretofore reported extinguished, was re
lighted July 31.
Puget Sound Waterman Point light, here
tofore reported extinguished, was relighted
Lighthouse Inspector. '
Xews From Xorthwest Ports.
ASTORIA. Or., Aug. 2. (Special) The
five-masted auxiliary schooner City of Port
land arrived from St. Helens this afternoon
laden with lumber. After signing her crew
of 21 men. the vessel sailed for Australia on
her maiden trip.
Bringing freight and passengers for As
toria and Portland, the steamer Breakwater
arrived today from San Francisco via Eureka
and oos Bay.
The Et earner Sue H. Elmore sailed this
evening for Tillamook with a cargo of gen
eral merchandise.
After taking a part cargo of paper from
Portland, the British steamer Walkawa
sailed this morning for Australia via San
Bringing a full cargo of' freight and a
fair list of passengers, the steamer Great
Northern arrived this afternoon from San
The gasoline schooner Mlrene arrived this
morning from 'Waldport with ten tons of
general merchandise. 42 cases of cheese and
2O.0O0 feet of spruce lumber for Portland.
The barkentine Amy Turner has finished
loading lumber at Wauna, but the rigging
of the craft is not yet completed.
Bringing freight and passengers for As
toria and Portland, the steamer Rose City
Only under closed-shop conditions
will the rank and file of the River
Steamboatmen's Union return to worlt,
they aay.
Only under open-shop conditions will
steamboat employers operate their ves
sels and accept union men only when
vacancies exist among: the nonunion
deckhands, firemen and watchmen, they
Attitudes of both sides were reiter
ated yesterday following: a session be
tween committees. Steamboat owners
say they were asked to grive audience
to representatives of the union. Cap
tain J. W. Shaver, of the Shaver Trans
portation Company; Captain A. W. Gra
ham, of the Oregon City Transporta
tion Company, and B. T. Mchain. super
intendent of the Willamette Navigation
Company, a committee of the employ
ers, met Charles Bennett, business
gent of the union, and three otnera oi
the organization.
The union men, it is said, desires to
ascertain if the employers had changed
their stand as to open shop. The reply
was that the wages of $45 a month
would continue to prevail as far as was
known: that ooen shop would be in
sisted on. though not to the extent that
union men would be denied worK, oniy
that men who had caused trouble since
the strike began. June 1, would be re
fused Dlaces and others would be con
sidered, for employment when there
were vacancies.
Mr. Bennett said a meeting was
called in the afternoon, the determin
ation as expressed by the employers
committee was made known and the
union voted against returning under
open-shop rule.
After more than u aays since tne
strike, steamboat owners declare the
nonunion men signed are giving iuu
satisfaction; that they have become
familiar with their work, and they
propose to keep those who accepted em
ployment and assisted in keeping the
fleet moving.
Previous to June 1 40 a month was
paid, and the walkout was on the
declination of the owners to pay J5Q
for deckhands and $55 a month for
firemen, oilers and watchmen, with all
50 cents an hour overtime, a 12-hour
day and one day's rest each week.
Lower Columbia River Sends jfway
Over 4 7,000,000 Feet in July.
ASTORIA. Or.. Aug. 2. (Special.)
Shipments of lumber from the Lower
Columbia River district during the
month of July were large. In that
month 22 vessels with cargoes from
the lower river mills and three large
rafts with logs and piling from lower
river points sailed for California. Their
combined cargoes amounted to 43,493,-
000 feet of lumber. In the same period
five vessels carrying 3,668, 03a feet of
umber from local mills sailed for for
eign ports.
The upper river mills snippea no
lumber foreign, but three vessels car
ried 280.000 feet to California' and two
vessels took 1.2S8.035 feet to Alaska,
making a grand total of 51,061,235 feet
of lumber that left the Columbia luver
In vessels or in rafts during July. In
addition to this, five carloads of box
shooks went to California by water,
while 219 tons of flour and 30 tons or
salmon were shipped from Astoria to
San Francisco.
Lumber Dealers Hear That 500,000
Pieces Are Wanted in South.
Lumbermen have been approached
for quotations on ties for delivery at
Colon. It being understood that 500.-
000 ties are wanted. The matter of
delivery is regarded a moat bother
some one at this time and so far as
could be ascertained yesterday no part
of the order was placed here.
Steam schooners are coming out
again after being detained due to the
strike and their services are in strong
demand, so with no larger vessels to
be had and the sailing fleet under
charter for months and even a year
ahead, no tonnage is lying around that
could be taken on short notice for the
Canal trip. More tie orders remain in
the hands of millmen along the Co
lumbia River, intended for shipment
to England, but it is understood all
have not been1 cut and there is little
probability of a rush of that kind until
instructions are received that a
steamer is on the way to load them
Bringing Irmgard From San Fran
cisco and Wallula Leaves Victoria.
Towing here to work a lumber cargo
for South Africa on account of Balfour,
Guthrie & Company, the schooner Irm
gard left the Golden Gate at 3 o'clock
yesterday afternoon on the hawser of
the fort or Foruana tug uneonia, no
vessels are looked for in the Columbia
early in the week. The Oneonta was
less than four days towing the disabled
steamer General Hubbard to San r ran
cisco from Astoria, but Is not counted
on to make such good time north bound,
as she faces headwind and swells.
The Port of Portland tug Wallula
is to get away from Victoria. B. C
today with the damaged Japanese
steamer Kenkon Maru No. 3. which the
Albina Engine & Machine "Works will
repair here. News from the north is
that the contract was entered into
with the Seattle firm of J. F. puthie
& Co. for $175,000 and was in turn
sublet to the Portland firm. The vic
toria Machinery Depot made temporary
repairs on the vessel' so she could be
towed here.
Several Activities Are Greater
Than Last Year.
Bank Clearings. Postal Business and
Receipts or Livestock, Flour
" and Oats Gain Over Same
Month of 1914.
: put out o: the GoMea Gat. Tor lh
Finishing part ot her cno at th. Vort-
iaQd mill st?rtay th. Daty Krr-. -
man dropped down to Linnton to complete
and tonight for 2.n Pedro. Tbe .tcam.r
Tiverton iaea freaevtt today for Cli-
Leavlnir her. Tuevday tilirht m-ilh paper
hipm.nta for Australian porti. the Portland
rarfu being valued at .0li.OVS7. the tnion
Uner Walkawa croiMd out at sea at 4:UO
o'clock yeaterday inornlnx.
Talchl Nlchlct Is wanted aboard the Jap
anea. tramp Taiaho Maru. loadisc lumber at
UMlport for Calcutta. o the akipper haa
nrormed J. H- Harbour. United Slates Immi
gration Inspector, that he Is willing; to
pay S'J3 to assist tchigl finding his way
aboard, as he took Krenctt leave Tuesday.
Having aboard a large northbound cargo
and a number, of pa9aingers the "popular"
iner Rose CUT reached Alnsworth dock
from California last night. Captain Rankin's
ship was hell In California water two days
lonxer mart usual, as tne scneoule was
changed, so shillings from Sail Kranrlsco
111 be each Monday Instead of eaturday.
Tho liners wtll be dispatched from Port
land iati;rdriv afternoons.
All Conditions to Spectacular Race
About to Be Met.
PRATTLE. Wafih.. Augr. 2. (Special.)
Removing; almost every obstacle to
a spectacular race between the expreaH
steamboats H. B. Kennedy ana Kitsap
II. the officers and crew of the latter
vessel at 1 o'clock this afternoon de
cided to yield all except one of the
conditions prescribed by the Navy-yard
route, owner of the Kennedy.
The exception deals with the course
over which the steamboats will race.
It is believe! that the difference of
opinion as to the course can be ironed
out without much difficulty.
In sending? the challenge the officers
an.l crew of the Kitsap II deposited
a .1000 check as their wasrer on that
vessel. Kennedy wants a I&000 wfejrer.
In regard to raising; the waiter from
$1000 to $5000 a side the Kitsap crowd
is willing:.
Tides at Astoria Thursday.
High. , Low.
2:55 A. M 7.4 feet I 9:23 A. M 1.0 foot
3:S5 P. M S.l feet I 10:08 P. M 1.9 feet
Vessels' Cleared Yesterday.
American barkentine Georgians. 253,000
feet lumber, for Sydney, via Knappton.
Columbia River Bar Report.
NORTH HEAD, Aug. 2. Condition lot the
bar at 5 P. M.: Sea, smooth; wind, north
west 12 miles.
Big Grain Elevator Closed.'
SEATTLE, August 2. One of the
largest grrain elevators in Seattle was
closed indefinitely today. Grain ship
pers are unable to charter either steam
or sailing vessels, and expect no re
lief until next Spring, at the earliest.
Much grain is going East by rail, and
some is being shipped abroad In gen
eral freight steamers.
A new type of furnace equipment for
ships completely does away with smoke.
Knglisli women are buying skunk and cat
furs imported from the United States.
Change Made In Grahumona to Per
mit Passing Over Shoal Bars.
To the end that shallow bars may
be passed during the low-water season
on the Upper Willamette River route.
the steamer Grahamona. of the ieuow
Stack line, is to be equipped with a
new wheel, having a smaller diameter
than the one in use and the "dip" in
the water will be decreased eight
inches. At some points the difference
of eight inches will permit the vessel
to nass without the wneei toucning.
It has been said tnat at limes tne
Yellow Stack steamers "walk over" the
bars, which is literally true when buck
ets on all wheelarms strike bottom.
Water is so "thin above Salem that
the company will not send the Gra
hamona to Independence after today,
making Salem the terminus during the
low-water season. The stage yesterday
at Salem was 1.1 feet above zero, and
no concern is felt that the service to
the capital will be interrupted soon. ,
Jiew Steamer Loads Barley at San
Francisco for Europe.
Laden with barley supplied by the
Northern Grain & Warehouse Company
of Portland, the new Norwegian steam
er Davanger, ex-Annette Rolph, re
cently finished at San Francisco and
turned over to her owners Saturday,
will make her maiden voyage from the
Golden Gate to the United Kingdom.
Telegraphic information was received
yesterday that the engagement had
been made at private terms.
The Annette Rolph has attracted
more attention than any other steel
freighter building on the Coast be
cause she was ordered by Mayor Rolph,
of San Francisco: was sold in Decem
ber to Theodore B. Wilcox, of this city,
head of the Portland Flouring Mills
Company, who resold her to Mayor
Rolph at a wide and profitable margin,
and in turn she was disposed of to a
Norwegian syndicate. One estimate Is
that she will load close to 10,000 tons
of barley.
Implements Must Be for Agricul
tural Needs to Get on Free List.
Uncle Sam has such a warm spot
in his heart for the farmer and rancher
that he sanctions the free importation
of plows, hayrakes, mowers and various
kinds of gear and implements pressed
into service in the Interest of agricul
ture, but he will not include in the
list spades and shovels.
That was made known at the custom
house yesterday on the receipt of a
decision of the Board of General Ap
praisers, some of whom held sessions
here, and they insist that shovels are
used for construction work, ditch
digging and kindred purposes in the
city, so cannot be classed as agricul
tural tools because some of them find
their way into the fields. Therefore,
shovels and spades imported hereafter
will be taxed 20 per cent of their value.
Picketing Resumed In Tacoma.
TACOMA. Wash, Aug. 2. Picketing
will be resumed on the waterfront and
streets, it was announced today by
the strike committee of Tacoma Long-
Holcotnb Motorists Pinned Under
Automobile Near Kalania.
CHEHALIS. Wash.. Aug. 2. (Special.)
Gladys Rose. 6-year-old daughter of
Mrs. Frank Rose, of Holcomb, suffered
a broken leg in an automobile accident
today near Kalama. Mrs. Rose had
one arm badly mashed. Mrs. Calsmere.
another occupant of the car. also was
seriously hurt. Mr. Calsmere and
Emma Rose, sister of. Gladys, were
badly bruised.
The accident was caused by a rear
wheel breaking while going down a
steep hill. The car was overturned
and the occupants pinned underneath.
The victims are being cared for at a
local Hospital.
A study of the month of July. 191S
as compared with the same month last
year, from a statistical standpoint In
dicates that many lines of business
have Improved greatly over last year,
while others have fallen off. due in
part, no doubt, to the strikes that have
recently interfered with shipping activ
Rank clearings, postoffice receipts
and deposits, livestock receipts and
flour and oats receipts are placed on
the favorable side of the ledger, while
decreases are -shown lr shipping sta
tistics, building permits and wheat.
hay and barley receipts.
The bank clearings for July. 191.
were $46,165.59$ as compared with $40.
560.206 for the same month last year,
a substantial gain. This year's month
in the Portland banks was also busier
than It was during July. 1914. when the
clearings totaled Ii8.046.477
The total receipts at the Portland
postoffice last month were $90,184.21.
while last year they did not quite
reach the $90,000 mark. At the close
of business July 31 there were 7116
accounts in the Portland postal sav
ings bank. The total deposits were
$1,106,077. the gain for July being
' Cereal Shipments Light.
The cereal shipments from Portland
during last month were about the
lightest in the history of the port, only
65.293 bushels, which went to Call for
nia. Last year July made the best
showing for the month in six years,
882.874 bushels being shipped. The
lumber movement last month was also
confined to domestic business. 6.386.972
xeet Deing rioaiea.
More building permits were issued
during July this year than last, but
the volume cost was slightly greater
last year. For July. 1916. the 355 per
mits authorized building construction
to cost $368,525. while in July 1915
there were 328 permits representing a
total expenditure of $373. 35.
Building figures for the current year
to August 1, as compared with the
same period last year, are quite en
couragtng. During the first seven
months of this year. 2723 permits were
issued for a total amount of $3,284,940
as contrasted with the 2785 permits for
the total of $3,018 485 for the same
period in 194 5.
Livestock and Grain.
Following are the comparative fig
ures on the livestock and grain re
ceipts for the month of July in each
Livestock reeelpts
Cattle. Calves. Hoirs.
Julv. 1JI19. . 7.UI1". 207 1U.TK
July. 11 . r.7" 14:1 17.1M7
Increase ... 2.177 tl-t 2.7l'S
Yr. to date.4ii.rnis 2.H.4 1Rs.txl
Last year. .4U.77J 1.22 l.'i'iftal lis. 104 U.4M
Increase lo2 ?.t40 2al
Decrease ... 207 .... 2."i.lOO ....
Ornln receipts lOIS. " ilj.
Wheat, bushela 3lo.:iOO 64s.7in
rlarley. tons ................ .!.
Oats, ton 4.2'"
Flour, barrels .............. 6.4h
Hay. tons 1 . Mill
It Is learned from Government statistics
that the Vnlted States Navy constitutes the
most thoroughly American body of men In
the world, of the rrj.r.Bl men aboard Ameri
can marnhlp or serving on shore, 47.oo4
mere horn within the continental limits ot
the I'nlled States, and of the remainder 1 J
were bori In the over-seas possession of this
Sheep. Cars.
i v:-7
11. MM 4Vi
:i.V4S 3.
Me as are Providing for Kschamse of
Privately Owsea Lands ta Reserve
Paaaeel Already In the Senate
ington. Aug. 2. The three Oregon Rep
resentatives had a hearing today before
the committee on agriculture on the
McArthur bill, authorizing the exchange
of private land holdings in the Bull
run watershed for lands of equal area
and. value in the Oregon National for
est. This exchange is desired further
to protect the Portland water supply.
and is favored both by the private land
owners and by the Forest bervlce. Some
SOOO acres are Involved. A favorable
report on the bill is expected to be
authorized Friday when the committee
meets again.
Appearing with the Oregon Congress
men today were Manager Briggs. of
the Bridal Veil Lumber Company, which
owns most of the private lands in the
Bull Run reserve, and representatives
of the Forest Service. The committee
at the conclusion of the hearing asked
the Forest Service to submit a written
recommendation in support of the bill,
and Indicated that when this is re
ceived the bill wll be favorably re
ported. Senator Lane's bill, identical in terms
with the McArthur bill, was today fa
vorably reported to the Senate.
Marine Notes.
In tow of th Port of Portland at earner
Pronto, the harkntlne Gorrlna left St.
Johns Iat night for Knappton. wher ahe
completes loadlnr lumber for Sydney. Th
vfMi was cleared yesterday with tho parrel
she worked at SL. Johna meuurlng 23.lMH
ft-t and alutsd at $JtU.
Cumin a her with hardwood and sulphur
shipments In tho service of Mitsui A Co.,
the Japanese steamer Nippon Maru not
away from Otaru July 2. From Portland
the vessel goes to Pujtet Sound to discharge
the last of her car to and load for Vladi
vostok. On her maiden voyar. the steamer Daley
Math cms, built on Oreys Harbor, and her
machinery Installed at tSan Kranctsco, left
the latter port Tuesday nlffht for Portland.
She be Ion us to the Freeman line of well
known Daisy steamers. The steamer Daisy
.Xorweclas and Spas. I ah Delegates Kail
to Attend Heaolatloam Oppose Eco
nomic War After Peare la Made.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands, via Lon
don. Two men and one woman were
the entire audience at the closing pub
lic session of the International Social
ist conference here today. It waa an
nounced at the meeting that the Nor
wegian delegates had now received
promises of safe conduct from the Ger
man government, but they were too
late, and that the Spanish delegate was
held up in London by other cauaen.
The conference adopted a resolution
condemning an economic war after the
war and favoring free trade and free
dom of the seas. The delegates also
recorded their protest against the sen
tence of Dr. Karl 1-eibknecht, the Ger
man Socialist 'leader, and others who
had suffered punishment for their ajiti
war convictions.
Algernon Lee. the American delegate,
speaking on the free trade resolution,
said the question had now become vital
and was of interest also to the Ameri
cans. The resolutions, he declared,
would serve to stimulate opposition to
protectionism In America.
Kcol of Third Milp Vnder Way.
NORTH BEND. Or.. Aug. 2. tSpa
cial.) Kruse & Banks today started
laying the keel of the thtrvi ship the
company has contracted for this year.
The vessel Is being constructed for
Oliver Olson, formerly of the Olson ic
Mahoney line, of .San Francisco.
The lard consumption of the United States
i mw pruin-fn Vr w Pit a
"My Breakfast
half the year," says a doctor, "consists of a
dish of Grape-Nuts, one or two eggs, or fruit
I recommend it."
is mighty nourishing and delicious. Alade of whole wheat and barley, with all
their goodness, including the priceless mineral salts so essential for normal
balance of. body and brain.
Crisp, ready to eat, easy to digest an "energy" food of the highest value.
"There's a Reason "
, Grocers everywhere sell Grape-Nuts