Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937, May 22, 1919, Page 21, Image 21

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Foreign Expert Taking Stock
' at Foundation Co.'s Plant.
Shortage Caused by "War and Gen
eral Ku ii - Down Condition of
Foreign Equipment Reported.
Henri Doucct, machinery expert for
the French high commission, is to in
spect equipment at the Foundation
company's plant with a view to de
termining finally on the wisdom of
shipping the property to France, where
there is said to be an active demand
lor such Rear owing to the shortage
caused by the war a'nd the general
run down condition of equipment that
was in service so long when the war
rush was on.
Bayly Ilipkins, Pacific coast man
ager for the Foundation company, was
in the city yesterday and Is expected
to leave Seattle for the east tonight on
business having to do with future op
erations on the Pacific coast.
"Wo are to launch our sixth wood
Fteamcr for the I'rcnch government at
our Victoria, K. C plant tomorrow and
the first will be delivered June 10, and
that plant represents all of our ship
building activity in the west now," said
Sir. Hipkins. "Whether we will ex
pand again, which means whether we
shall finally carry out our original
plan of building steel ships, depends
on developments, and eo far I have not
been informed or any change that
would permit the construction of steel
ships in the t-'nited States for the
It is estimated that fully SI. 000,000
"worth of surplus material and gear
has been shipped from the Portland
plant to Tacoma, the last 14 carloads
Toeing now en route, though there re
mains at the Portalnd yard the main
equipment used when 20 wood aux
iliary schooners were building for the
French high commission. If it is final
ly determined to send the property to
1'rancc, the wood steamers building at
Victoria will carry it, probably loading
Jart cargoes and filling out with prod
ucts of the west most needed now.
The Foundation company's original
Efforts were directed solely along the
dine of big shore construction con
tracts and already it has bid on work
!here, so it is felt it is a permanent or
ganization on the. coast even should it
cease to be active in ship construc
?rcn. In Great Demand for American
Merchant Marine.
Pointing to the permanency of the
shipping board as a factor in the
American merchant marine is the un
usual activity manifested by the United
States recruiting service. A special
campaign for one week was started in
Portland Monday at the branch re
cruiting office in the Owl Drug com
pany store. It is expected that 000
recruits will be sent to the West Seat
tle training station. Norman Manuel,
chief master-at-arms, is in charge of
the work here. Recent assignment of
a number of shipping board steamers,
to move shortly, will give recruits an
opportunity to return here for Portland
ships a soon aa their SO days' train
ing is over.
A report issued by the sea ser"Ice
tvureau, covering March, shows that out
of a total of 611SD men placed by the
bureau on American ships 50 per cent
were young Americans who have been
trained for the sea on shipping board
ships. The report also states 90 per
cent of the officers on American ship
are Americans. The Portland ranch
or tne sea service Dureau is piacm
experienced men on steamers here.
Men from IS to S3 without experience
at sea who wish to enlist are urged
to call at the branch recruiting office.
Columbia Pacific to Have Glymont
and Glyndon in June. '
Two opportunities will be afforded
Portland wholesalers and manufac
turers to ship direct to Honolulu dur
ing June, the 3S00-ton steamers Gly
mont and Glyndon being scheduled for
delivery, and both are expected to be
dispatched from Portland under the
management of the Columbia Pacific
Shipping company. That corporation
dispatched the steamer 'Olorleta for
the Island city Tuesday with orders to
proceed via Pugct sound to complete
her load. The Portland consignments
were principally merchandise.
"We propose to offer space at once
for the two June sailings, one being
for the early part of the month and
the other for the latter half, and there
Is reason to expect more cargo to be
moved than has been the case on any
single steamer so far," savs Manager
Srubbe of the Columbia-Pacific inter
ests. "In addition to merchandise there
is a demand in the islands for feed and
mlllstuff. box shocks, dry goods, ice
cream cones and various products."
Harbor Engineer From East Makes
Tour of World.
TACOMA, "Wash., May 21. (Special.)
i B. F. Uresson Jr., chief engineer
for the New lork and New Jersey port
and harbor development commission
visited the site of Tacoma's proposed
site for piers and warehouses yesterday
in the course of a world tour. Mr.
Cre3son is on the second year of h
study of all ports on earth. This sur
vey is preliminary to the spending of
a. Lalf billion dollars in development
of the port of New York, extending
over on the Jersey side.
Mr. Cresson was impressed with the
plans made for the development of this
port by Frank J. Walsh, formerly of
Portland, and his associate engineers.
Emergency, Fleet Corporation Tak-
v ing: So Part in Dissension.
PHILADELPHIA, May 21. Officials
of the Emergency Fleet corporation are
virtually ignoring the strike at the
Merchant Shipbuilding company's plan
at Harriman, near Bristol, Pa. Abou
4000 ship workers walked out yester
day as a protest against delay and un
certainty in settling labor disputes. The
men also demand a guaranteed scale of
J. L. Ackfrson, vice-president of th
emergency fleet, disclaimed knowledge
of strike negotiations and said he had
only heard of the walkout in a casual
Concrete Ship to Re launched.
VAXCOUVKR, Wash., May 21. (Spe -
clal.) The AV-4, tho fourth concrete
ship to be built by the Great Concrete
fctnjjDuuaiiiK company, will oe launched
tomorrow. Three other' ships, which
have been launched, are nearine; com
pletion. The fifth ship Is expected to
be launched soon. The water in the
Columbia river is rising and now is
at such a stage that the ship will not
have to elide very far before striking
the water. The water craft built by
this company take the plunge side
Doubt Expressed If Dock Commis
sion AVIH Accept Bid.
"Whether the commission of public
docks officially will recognize a forum
arranged for tomorrow noon, at the
Chamber of Commerce, the object f
which is said to permft critics of the
commission to give voice to their ideas
concerning the St. Johns elevator situ
ation, may be determined at a regular
meeting of the commission this morn-
ng. It is viewed as probable that no
acceptance will be voted of an invita-
lon, said to have been sent the dock
commission, but which had not been
received up to last night.
"Work on the elevator is progressing
to the satisfaction of the municipal
body, it is said. With corrective meas
ures assured for permanently checking
he subsidence, which has not been ap
parent for three weeks, it is felt by
the members; that the best results can
be obtained by continuing the work.
which is under the direction of engi
neers, rather than engage in discus-
Mrs. Speier, Wife of Harbormaster,
Accepts Sponsor's Place.
Mrs. Blanche Speier, wife of Captain
Jack Speier, harbormaster of the city
f Portland, is to sponsor the 3800-ton
teel steamer Meriden at her launch
ing at 11:30 o'clock this morning, the
Albina lingino & Machine works execu-
ives having accorded Mrs. Speier the
honor of christening the vessel, which
will be the sixteenth floated at tha-t
i'vety launching in the Portland dis
trict proper has been attended by rep
resentatives of the harbor patrol force.
t falling to them to be on hand so as
to keep a clear space In front of the
ards when the deepwater men take
the water. Jn every instance the water-
ront guardians have been found on
deck." Since the first big ship was
floated. Mrs. Speier has evinced an in-
erest in the fleet, and she was most
pleasantly surprised in being asked to
ill the sponsor s place when tne Meri
den takei her dip.
Vice-President Marshall Expresses
Thanks to Baseball Head.
CHICAGO, May 21. President B. B.
Johnson of the American league today
exhibited a letter from "Vice-President
Thomas R. Marshall acknowledging re
ceipt of a season pass to American
league games.
Mr. Marshall wrote:
"My faith In human nature has been
very greatly revived this morning by
a call from Mr. Miner as a messenger
from you, conveying to me a season
pass to the American league games.
'Now the sun is shining and wheth
er we shall have a league of nations
or not, I am quite sure I shall get more
pleasure out of the performance of
the American league than I will out of
the performance of the American sen
ate trying to organize a league of na
tions. '
City of Eureka, 3 7-Day Steamer,
Goes on Trial Today.
Government representatives and
other guests will be aboard the record
steamer City of Eureka when she
swings into the stream from the dock
of the Columbia River Shipbuilding
corporation at 8 o'clock this morning
for her builders' trial of six hours.
Launched In 27 days and finished ten
days latr, th9 timo calculated being
the number of days actually worked.
the City of Kureka stands as the rec
ord ship of United States yards, for 37
days from the time of starting the keel
sho is to steam from her berth.
Recognition of the feat is general.
from Edward N. Hurley, chairman of
the shipping board, to rival builders,
and it has been entered In the archives
of American maritime construction that
Portland, Or., ,1s the port where men
have fabricated an SSOO-ton steel hull
and put aboard its motive power and
11 equipment In the shortest time
Helen Washburn Swings Dottle With
Startling Earnestness.
Eight-year-old Helen Washburn did
the honors as christener at 4:04 o'clock
yesterday afternoon in connection with
the launching of the hull of the steamer
West Segovia. The tiny miss, arrayed
in pink and carrying a bouquet of pink
roses half as tall as herself, appeared
to appreciate the Importance of her
participation. No grown up has deliv
ered a more resounding crash against
a ship's side with a christening bottle
than did she and from every stand
point the event was most successful.
The sponsor is a. niece of Joseph R.
Bowles, president of the Northwest
Steel company, where the launching
took place. Walter B. Beebe, vice-pres
ident, added to the child's Joy In filling
such a responsible post in presenting
her with a pearl necklace.
Vancouver to Be Scene of Launching
This Afternoon.
Waterboat No. 4, one of the "stone"
ships the Great Northern Concrete Ship
building company Is constructing for
the war department, is to be launched
at the company's Vancouver yard at 2
o clock this afternoon and In about ten
days No. 5 will be ready for the water,
which will conclude the contract.
The first three floated are along
side the government dock, at the reser
vation, all with engines In place and
the cabins are being finished on two.
The first vessel should be ready for
trial early in June and it Is promised
they will fulfill early predictions of
being good carriers and easy to handle,
wniie neavy-auty engines win give
them abundant power. The vessels are
intended as water carriers in supply
ing large ships and have limited space
as well lor general Ireight.
Vessel Will Probably Have to Be Un
loaded and Docked.
SEATTLE, May 21. Survey of. the
steamer Western Knight, which sprung
uieaK wniie auu miles on Cape Flat
tery and was obliged to return to thii
port, was made today. Examination of
the vessel showed no visible signs of
the leaks, and it is thought probable
the ship will have to be unloaded and
put in drydock before they can be lo-
catea. xne western jvnignt was en
loute from Seattle to oriental ports, via
Manila, when she met with the mis
Columbia Itlver Bar Report.
NORTH HEAD. May 21. Condition of the
bar at r f. it. feea moderate; wind north
U miles.
I Phone your want ads to The Orego
J man. t'lione Alain U7U, a. 6Uo,
44-Hour Week for Shipyard
Workers Also Sought. -
Organization of 250,000 Workers
Issues Ultimatum Action
Gets Unanimous Vole.
OAKLAND, Cal.. May 21. Utiless a
satisfactory agreement to take the
place of the Macy agreement between
the shipbuilders oi' the Pacific and the
Pacific Coast Metal Trades council has
been reached by 10 A. M.. July 21, a
general strike will be called through
out the entire district affected, accord
ing to a rigned statement Issued here
today by C. h Grow and A. II. 3arth.
President and secretary, respectively,
of the Pacific Coast Metal TradeB
council, which represents approxi
mately 250,000 shipworkers and men
employed in allied crafts on this coast.
This action was decided upon at the
Convention of the council, which e!oe3d
in this city last Saturday after being
in session since May 6.
Many Point Rained.
The agreement drafted by the rep
resentatives of the workers provides
for a basic 44-hour week; 20 cents per
hour horizontal increase In wages for
all crafts: protection of the tafety cf
workers and sanitary conditions; the
elimination of all overtime except to
protect life and property; classifica
tion of the various trades to be stand
ardized, and other provisions of minor
importance. The proposed agreement
also provides for an adjustment board
to interpret and enforce the provisions
contained in the agreement.
"All of which," says the statement,
"Is essential to the stabilising of the
Industry and necessary to the protec
tion of the workers engaged in the
shipbuilding Industry."
Mooney Strike Favored. -
Resolutions passed by the council In
dorse the six-hour work day; the
Mooney strike proposition: the setting
freo of all political prisoners: the
movement to bring about" Industrial
unionism within the American Federa
tion of Labor and especially the metal
trades, and a resolution in support of
A E. Miller, whose membership was
suspended by the engineers' interna
tional union, and whose clash on the
subject or California unionism with the
American Federation of Labor -is now
being settled in the courts.
The demand for a. new agreement fol
lows the referendum vote recently
tpken by the unions of the coast, which
resulted in the rejection by an over
whelming majority of the proposed
agreement submitted by the shipbuild
ers of the nation to representatives of
the employes at the recent Washing
ton conference.
i.oni Statement Invited. '
Following. In part. Is the statement
Issued by Chairman Orow and Secre
tary Barth of the Metal Trades council:
following tne Washington confer
nce of March 15 last between the rep
resentatives of the fleet shipbuilders
of the Pacific Metal Trades council and
he international officers ot the metal
rades department of the 1 American
Federation of Labor and the officers
of the Emergency Fleet corporation.
he tentative agreement submitted by
he shipbuilders as their maximum con
cessions was submitted to a referendum
vote of the m?n engaged in the ship
building industry of thlH coast.
The vote from all points was sub
mitted to the convention that met in
Oakland May C, the result being that
t was rejected by an overwhelming
majority showing that the tentative
agreement was unsatisfactory to the
men engaged in the shipbuilding In
dustry of the coast."
Conference Men Picked.
The statement relates details of an
unsuccessful attempt to get a confer
ence with the shipbuilders, and then
The delegates to the convention
went squarely on record as to its po-
Ition relative to securing an agree
ment covering hours, wages and gen
eral working conditions; also the cre
ation of a conciliatory board. By an
unanimous vote, the convention deter
mined: "That a conference commute of five
be elected, one to be elected from each
of the following sub-districts: Seattle,
Tacoma, Portland. San Francisco and
Los Angeles.
It shall be the duty of this com
mittee, in conjunction with the Inter
nationa; officers or the metal trades
department, to meet and confer with
the shipbuilders upon the proposed
'In the event a conference is refused
and a satisfactory agreement Is not
reached on or before 10 A. M. of July
21 next, a strike will b called through
out the entire district."
The statement then covers the points
outlined above as to demands.
Pacific Coast Shipping Notes.
ASTORIA. Or.. May 21. (Special.)
Tlrinirlni? freiaht for Astoria and Portland
the steam schooner Wapama arrived at 10
o'clock last evening Irom tan ITanclsro.
land sailed at 3 o'clock this mornlne for
Pup sound to load box snooks.
Barn laden with fuel oil was due
off lh mouth of tho river tonicht In tow
of th tank steamer Atlas. The latter Is
en rciute to Pusot sound, but the barge will
bo brought In by tho tus Wallula and pro
ceed to Portland.
The steam schooner Tiverton, laden with
lumber from Westport. sailed at 3:30 this
afternoon for San Pedro.
Carrvtng- a full cargo or lumber from tne
Hammond mill, tho steam schooner San-
tiam will sail this evening for San Pedro.
The tank steamer J. A. Chanslor will be
duo tomorrow from California with fuel
oil for Portland.
The machinery of the port dredge N
toma that was recently floated from the
slip at tho port dock is being overhauled.
and the craft will be ready to go Into com
m'RSlon in about ten days.
The McEachern Ship company expects to
launch another Hough typ hull In about
ten days and a Ferris type craft that is
being converted into a barge will be ready
for launching in about two weeks.
The whalers Westport and Moran. which
came into port yesterday on account of tha
rough seas outside, started out today but
were forced to come back.
SEATTLE. Wash.. May 1- (Special.)
L. J. Coughlaii, purser of the steamship
President and one ot the most widely known
steamship men on the Pacific coast, an
nounced today that he will quit the sea
after the next voyage oi tne liner. Mr.
Coughlan told his friends that he expects
to enter the motion picture T.eia. .He ex
plained that he has no aspirations to be
come a star, but will enter tho buflnefs d
partment of one of tho screen concerns in
Los Anceles.
Survey of the carso of tho steamship
"Western Knight of the United States ship
pine board, which sprunj a leak while 3o0
miles off Cape flattery bound from Seattle
for porta in the far east, waa started at the
Hanford street pier of the port commission
late this afternoon. The vessel returned
to port yesterday And may discharge all
her cargo before undergoing repairs.
Captain W. C. Wrenny, master of the
Western Kniffht, said that the vessel p
countered a severe storm May 16 soon after
passing ut at Cape Flattery.
That the fire aboard the steamship Ma
nila Maru which- broke out while the ves
sel was 1000 miles off Cape Flattery bound for
Belittle with a rargo valued at J2.000.000
and more than 200 passengers, started in a
shipment of matting la .Nov 5 bold waa the
opinion expressed today by marine tinder-
writers who surveyed the vessel and ner
damaged calgo.
TACOMA. "Wash.. May 2L (Special.)
The next flour vessel to load here will be
the Polybtus. The steamer is due here the
latter part of this week or the first of next
week. The West Hembrie. now loading may
get to sea tonight or early Thursday morn
ing. The ves.l has 8MH) tons of flour out
from here. The Olorleta is expected to
morrow morning at. the Stevens dock to load
for the Hawaiian Islands.
Frank Walker, representing the French
government In Its wood shipbuilding pro
gramme In the northwest, has returned from
New York. The return of Mr. Walker was
awaited with great Interest here aa it was
expectej that he would have aome an
nouncement in connection with new work at
the Foundation shipyards. Mr. Walker de
clares the building situation unchanged and
the eastern yard owners are aa much in the
air as the nnrthtvest builders.
The Senator It due this evening from
Singapore end the President In the morning
from California points. Both are Admiral
line vessels.
The last ship to leave the ways at the
Wright shipyards will slide Into the water
Friday at about midnight. The nami of the
vennel will be Bndymion.
Walter McCray has begun to dredge along
the wheat warehouses on the city water way.
The channel will have a depth of 35 feet
when the work Is completed.
That the scenic attractions of the north
west, especially Hainier National Park, will
come Into their own this- summer la evident
In the arrival on the steamer President.
Captain N. hi. Cousins, of 50 passenger who
carried round trip tickets for a visit in the
SAN FRANCISCO, May 21. (Speclat.)
Seventeen wooden steamera have been char
tered during the past 48 hours by the chip
ping board to transport cargoes of railway
ties to the l:nlted Kingdom. In addition,
there have been two charters for the copra
trado. One, the Bottineau, just completed
at Puget sound, will take a. cargo of copra
from Seattle to London, the rate being 44.1
a ton. Another will load copra here for
Balboa at a $50 rate. The ships to carry
ties Include . two for the1 Ocean Lumber
company, five to Iant A Russell, five to
J. It. Walker, one to Balfour, Outhrie &
Co., one from Eureka to J. R. Walker and
two will bo handled by A. M. Gillespie A
Co. Tho rate will he $45 to England. This
Is one of the biggest charters made by the
shipping board and Indicates that the Brlt
lrh railrondH are badly In need of Pacific
coast rat In ay ties. The wooden chips are
being gobbled up for numerous purposes and
there will soon be lew or none left for char
tering purposes.
The Pacific Mall steamship San Juan,
Captain E. J. Pierce, arrived from Balboa
via ports of Mexico and Central America
today with 64 passengers and a full gen
eral cargo. Tho cargo Included consign
ments of silver bullion, besides oof feo and
cocoa. The cabin list Included numerous
coffee planters and mining men from. Cen
tral America and Mexico.
Captain E. L. Whitney of Mobile. Ala.,
has purchased the four-masted schooner
William E. Bumham from Walter S. Scam
mell. The conni deration was u,000. This
In recognized as a fair price when It fs con
sidered that the outstanding charters will
bring a goodly profit.
For the orient via Honolulu, the T. K. K.
liner Korea Maru departed today with many
passengers, 6000 tons of general freight,
$4,000,000 worth of silver bullion and a bis
consignment of American automobiles.
The engineers of all of the American
ships on the Pacific are preparing to de
mand an increase in their wages. It was
reported today that a vote Is no being
taken that will be canvassed In a few days.
If an increare of wages of the engineers
fs demanded and granted it is expected that
the mates and others In the deck depart
ment will Immediately take like action and
there will be another Increase In the cost
of ship operation.
Tho Scammell barkentlne Amy Turner ar
rived today from Lyttleton, N. Z.. i" ballaft.
The liner Nippon Maru of the T. K. K.
and the Ecuador of the Pacific Mall should
arrive from the orient tonight.
Marine Note,
The Merchants Exchange was advised
yesterday that the wooden steamer AMibum.
one of the ships turned out by the Supple
Ballln Shipbuilding corporation, reached
New Tork Tuesday, completing her voyage
from Portland In 30 days.
The steamer Tahoma. owned by tho Peo
ple's Navigation company, was sold at public
auction yesterday to satisfy claims against
hor T.aldlaw A Lawrence, attorneys for
claimants, hid In tho vessel for 5f0. It 1
said the principal claimant Is the Standard
Oil company. Tho Tahoma has operated on !
tho Portland-The Dalles route for several
years. Iler placo has been taken by the i
steamer Nespelem. John I. Mann, deputy
l.'nttcd States marshal, had charge oi mo
salo. .... I
W. S. G. Iiorwood or yany AuBiraua,
connected with Horwood Co., ex
porters and Importers, left Portland yes- ;
terday for wanningion ana iew iuri i m ,
Interest of adding more tonnage to auv
tralia'a fleet. The company is one or nv
principal copra organisations in Ausiriaiia.
besides it handles otner lines oi
xi .f rr-M mi pomfl ot tne new vesneis duiii
here are changing berths, as shown by ad
vices reaching tho customs house. Thomas
Farrlngton has been signed on tho steamer
Western Plains, at Philadelphia, relieving
Pavid Campbell, and at San Francisco it. a.
nllnr han Niicreedf tl ii. f .. JOnnaon on
the Point Adam: Alfred Beech la master
ot the Point I-obos, relieving Charles Reiner.
and B. Anflndsen Is now master I wic
steamer Cadaretta. vice C. A. Watts.
Changes of masters on the river fleet in
clude Charles Nelson taking tho steamer
Nespelem. In place of C. fe. Miller, ana a.
N. Smith has been signed on the Italics
City, which has been out of service for a
'ear- ... - .
At tne no 1 1 am agency kbiuhbh
of the McCormfck fleet for California ports
include the Willamette, dispatched frrKiay,
the Wapama Saturday and tiie Celllo Mon
day. The vessels came in with general car
go from San Framtsco and on the south
hound trip they will proceed aa far as San
The British auxiliary schooner Mai ah at
sailed yesterday for Austrialia with a full
cargo of lumber.
Lumber laden for California ports the
steamer Shasta got away yesterday and the
F.rnent II.- Meyer will sail today for Han
Pedro with a lumber cargo, as well as six
Scotch marine hollers, shipped by the Wil
lamette Tron and Steel works.
R. H. Laverle. chief surveyor In the TTnlted
States for the Bureau Veritas, the French
marine classif Ication society, is due In Port
land next week on an Inspection trip. 31 Is
headquarters are at New York.
The next meeting of the port of Portland
commission will probably be held June 2,
when the new personnel, appointed by the
legislature, and which Is now in office, must
formally be seated under the new law. The
former members resigned In .favor of the
new appointees soon after trio legislature
Dant Russell are to provide a full
cargo for the Japanese tramp Molchu Maru,
owned by Mitsui A Co., which Is due here
June T. The vessel Is to work lumber for
Shanghai, taking about .1,000,000 feot. The
Atagosan Maru. also of the Mitsui fleet,
comes later to load under engagement to the
Pacific Export Lumber company.
Movements of Vessels.
PORTLAND, May 21. Failed at noon
Steamer E. L. Drake for San Pedro. Ar
rived at 4 A. M. Steamer Celllo, from San
Francisco; at 11 A. M. Steamer Wapama,
from San Francisco.
ASTORIA. May 21. Left up at 3 A. M.
Steamer Wapama. from San Francisco.
Sailed at S A. M. Steamer Olorleta. for
Honolulu via Puget sound.
SAN FRANCISCO. Way 21. Sailed at 1
A. M. Steamer Oleum, for Portland. Sailed
at lO A. M. Auxiliary Schooner Laasen, for
Columbia river.
NEW TORK. May 20. Arrived Stermer
Ashburn, from Portland via Balboa, SO days.
ASTORIA. May 20. Left up at 6:15 P. M,
Steamer Celllo, from San Francisco. Ar
rived at 6 P. M. Steamer Wapama, from
San Francisco.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 20. Sailed at 10
A. M. Steamer Santa Barbara, for Colum
bla river. Arrived at 9 P. M. Steamer W.
F. Herrin, from Portland, towing schooner
EUREKA, May 20. Balled Steamer Au
relia, tor Portland via "Cooa bay, from San
OAVIOTA. May 20. Sailed at 5 A M.
Steamer J. A. Chanslor, for Portland.
SEATTLE, Wash., May CI. Arrived
Steamers Senator from Singapore; Redwood
from San Pearo; Chicaga Maru from Hong
kong. TACOMA. Wash. May SI. Arrived
Steamers Latouche from Alaska, via Seattle;
Quadra (Br.) from Britannia Beach, B. C;
Senator from Singapore, via Seattle.
Sailed Steamers Chilli wack (Br.) for Van
couver, B. C; Fort Riley tor Kverett; La
touche tor Alaska, via Seattle.
SAM FRANCISCO. May 21. Arrived
Steamers Oanfa (Br.) from Balboa; Sierra,
trom Cristobal; San Juan from Mazatlan.
Hailed Steamers Oleum. l.acn for As
toria ; Korea Maru (Jap.) for Hongkong.
NEW YORK, May 21. Arrived Point
Arena, from Honolulu, via San Francis
Why all this Precaution?
JUST wherein lies the reason for the use of vegetable preparations for hfaiits
and children?
Why are any but vegetable preparations unsafe for infants and children?
Why are Syrups, Cordials and Drops condemned by all Physicians and
most laymen?
Why has the Government placed a ban on all preparations containing, ?
other poisonous drugSj Opium in its variously prepared forms and pleasing tastes,
and under its innumerable names?
These are questions that every Mother will do well to inquii e about.
Any Physician will recommend the keeping of Fletcher's Castoria in tho
house for the common ailments of infants and children.
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Exact Copy cf Wrapper.
Installation of Wireless riant on
Vcel Soon to Take Place
t Bremerton.
Jjightvcsscl No. 88. which marks tho
entrance to tlm Columbia, river, was
returned to her station yesterday, after
belnf? completely overhauled, but In soon
to retur nto her station cmfwynepup
to be relieved again to proceed to the
Bremerton navy-yard for the Installa
tion of a wireless plant. She will be
the first of three llchtvessels in the
17th district fitted with the plant.
Plans for the Installation of the
equipment are now on the way to
WanhinKton. Authorization for the
work wan given some time ago and
Immediately On the plans being- ap
proved the Bhlp will be ordered to the
Puget sound station to have the plant
The ligrhthoune-tenders Heather, Man
zanita and Hose are fitted with wire
less, that havlnar been provided for
Hlnce the United States entered the war
against Germany. Shipping interesta
lonpr ago petitioned th government to
fit the vessels with means of commu
nication, particularly tho liphtships. so
In the event of accidents in their vicin
ity assistance could be Eummoned.
It frequently happens during heavy
weather that a sailing vessel or steam
er without wireless is in need of aid
and. as they usually make lightvessels
when heading for northwest ports, it
was felt that the availability of wire
less would save lives and property.
Lightvessel No. 82, which was off
the Columbia during the period No. Si
waa Inside, is to relieve the Swlftsur
Bank lightvessel in a few days, the
latter being due for a short respite In
side. Steamer to Xoad Lumber Here.
SEATTLE, May 21. On her maiden
voynge. the Japanese stenmer Meichtl
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similatinStterood by BcuU-1
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Sore and Irritated Membranes
Choke Up the Air
Tou cannot realize the full benefit
of the balmy spring weather as long
as the air passages are stopped up,
and the delicate and tender membrantj
are kept sore and Irritated by orten
slve Catarrh. And in bo many casen,
the disease Beems aggravated with tho
change of seasons.
After using sprays, douches, washes
and lotions constantly you should be
convinced by now that only temporary
relief can come from these local reme
dies. Many unfortunate victims of Ca
tarrh have used this method of treat
ment season after season, and ea.:h
year finds them still afflicted with the
In fact, as long as you use only such
remedies as reach the surface, you will
find that the disease continues to grow
worse, for while these sprays and in
halers and lotions may unstop the air
passages for the time being, they have
no effort whatever upon the caui of
your Catarrh. And unless you treat
tho cause of any disease you will never
be rid of tho disease Itself.
For this reason It Is Important that
you realize that Catarrn la not a local
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The False and the True.
Advertising by the use cf large space, the expenditure cf huge icmt
of money have placed on the market, have put in j our home, perhaps,
many articles that today have been discarded, as you will readily admit.
Do you recall anything that has more modestly appealed to the
public than has Fletcher's Castoria: modest la all its claims, pleading
at all times and truthfully for our babies ?
The big splurg, the misleading claims may -win for a time, but
the honest truth-telling advertiser lis like the old story of the tortoise
that beat the hare.
Mothers everywhere, and their
frankly, glowingly, enthusiastically
Speak ot It lovingly as a friend that
smiles to their little-one.
There are substitutes and imitations as there are for the diamond.
for anything of value. One might
copied nas no value. So you have
Fletcher and a copy of the genuine
you that you may guard against the
Bears the
Maru Is due to arrive in Seattle from
the orient Juno 6 with a full cargo.
Tho JJeichii Maru is a 70lt-ton vessel.
After discharging rargo here the ship
will shift to Portland to load 3,o00,0o
feet of lumber for Shanghai.
Damage to Cargo Ei-llinatcd at $U7,
200; to Ship $5000.
SEATTLE, May 21. Marine under
writers conducting an investigation of
the firo aboard the Japanese steamer
Manila Maru stated today they be
lieved the blaxe started in a cargo of
matting in hold No. a.
Tho Manila Maru caught fire 10Vn
miles off Cape Flattery while en routr
to Seattle from oriental ports with
cargo valued at IJ.OOO.OOO. The un
derwriter estimated the damage to the
cargo at $i7,20U. Five thousand dol
lars will cover the damage to the ship.
19 Ships to Be Launched In May.
SEATTLE. May 21. Nineteen steel
steamships, aggregating 1.1K.800 dead
weight tons, will be launched at Pacific
northwest shipyards during the monttj
of May, according to estimates of gov
ernment officials today. Of these s-hlps
Seattle is expected to launch eight,
Portland seven, Tacoma two and Van
couver, Wash., two. The previous high
record of monthly launchings was in
last June, when 14 vessels of 112,100
deadweight tons were delivered.
Body to Administer State Appro
priation or $18,813.
SALEM. Or.. May 21. Governor Olcott
today oppointed four members of the
state board of vocational education,
who, with the governor, secretary of
state and state superintendent of
schools, who sit as ex-officiio members,
compose a board to administer an ap
propriation of 48.S13 .by the recent
legislature la co-operation with the
government which allows Oregon an
equal amount under the Smlth-llughcs
The four members appointed by the
Irritation which stops up the air pas
sages and interferes with the breath
ing apparatus. True, the effects cf the
disease are manifested in these annov
ing and often painful symptoms, but
you must treat the disease itself end
not its symptoms only.
Remember that there are millions of
catarrh germs, and when these infes
the blood, you cannot hope to ba rid
of your Catarrh until these germs are
absolutely eliminated from tho blood.
And this is why S. S. S.. the well-known
old blood purifier, is such an excellent
remedy for Catarrh. S. S. S. is the
most thorough blood remedy known to
science. It thoroughly purifies tho
blood, and cleanses it of every trace of
disease germs.
So, if you wish to be relieved of your
Catarrh in a rational way. you should
begin faking tf. S. S. today, and you
will have the same satisfactory ex
perience as the thousands of other Ca
tarrh victims have had. This remedy
will remove from the blood all disease
germs, and will so build up the gen
eral health, that you will find your
system in splendid disease-resisting
condition, your appetito will improve,
and you will again enjoy the vigor of
robust health.
8. S. S. Is sold by druggists every
where. You should begin taking It to
day, and if you wish any medical advice
without cost, write about tour case to
Chief Medical Adviser. 82 Swift Labora
tory. Atlanta, Ua. Adv.
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Cry For
daughters, now mothers, sneak
in praise of Fletcher's Castoria.
has brought comfort, cheer and
almost say that that which is not
had the signature of Chas. H.
wrapper kept constantly before
false and the untrue.
Signature of
governor are F. R. In gal Is. Kufur, rep
resenting agriculture; David M .Dunne.
Portland, representing employers; E. J.
Stack. Portland, representing labor, and
Mrs. Ceorge MeMath, Portland, repre
senting hunie Interests.
To no your want sds to Th Orrgo-
II inn. I'hnne Mm In 7f7ll. A Srt!l5.
Th complete Electric Light and
Power Plant
Lights the barn. Runs the milking
machine. Makes chores easy.
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