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THE 3IORXIXG OKEGOXIAX, TUESDAY, MAY 25, 1920
NO CASH AVAILABLE
FOR CONTRACT JOBS
Contractors Are Notified City
Cannot Redeem Warrants.
BOND SALES IMPOSSIBLE
Charter Provision Forbidding Se
curity Transactions Below Par
.Works Serious Hardship.
Contractors who have obtained con
tracts for city improvements will be
notified immediately that for munic
ipal bonds there is no sale at present,
and therefore the city will not be in
a position to redeem warrants issued
to them upon completion of work as
" Decision to issue this warning was
reached .by the city commissioners
yesterday following a conference with
members of the Portland Clearing
House association. Bankers, although
eager to co-operate with, are in no
position to aid the city, it was ex
plained. Hardest hit by the failure of the
city to sell its bonds for par, as re
quired by the city charter, is the
municipal paving plant, under the di
rection of City Commissioner Barbur.
The municipal plant already has con
tracted for approximately 1 1 ,000.000
worth of improvement work .this
Contractor May Take Bond.
Private contractors, if they desire,
may purchase the improvement bonds
as they are offered for sale and dis
pose of them at a discount. The city
is not permitted to .ell the bonds at a
discount, and the municipal paving
plant, operating as a city institution,
under the limitations of the charter,
cannot follow this plan.
Under an opinion issued by City
Attorney LaRoche, the city is per
mitted to use money in the improve
ment bond sinking fund with which
to purchase the new improvement
bonds. As soon as such bonds are
sold however, both the private con
tractors and the city plant will have
opportunity of cashing warrants, but
since the sinking fund now is de
pleted, and will not be replenished for
months, there is no immediate hope
of relief for the city plant along this
City commissioners took the stand,
when the bond market made it impos
sible to market municipal bonds un
der the charter limitations, that all
improvement work should be stopped,
unless contractors cpuld work out a
plan to finance themselves.
Problem May Be Solved.
As mat Hers now etand, it is believed
that the contractors in most instances
will be able to work out plans for
financing their work by disposing of
city warrants at par, using the re
ceipts thereof for the purchase of
municipal bonds, disposing of such
bonds at a discount, similar to that
at which warrants usually are sold.
City Commissioner Barbur refused
last night to discuss the situation, al
though he admitted that it was a
serious one, particularly to the
future of the municipal paving plant,
as far as it related to competitive
work in Portland.
Mayor Baker also declined to dis
cuss the bond situation beyond saying
that all contractors would be notified
Immediately that inability to sell the
city bonds would mean that no money
would be awaiting them at the com
pletion of their contracts. ,
bration of the Associated British f
suuienea oi roruana, xieia e v cu
ing at the Masonic temple auditorium,
before 400 enthusiastic British-American
citizens. Dr. Pence excelled
himself last evening as his liberally
applauded address testified.
: At the close of his talk, he recalled
the Spanish-American war and the
attitude of Admiral Chichester of the
British navy when approached by
Dietrich, the German, as to Chichest
er's opinion on interference by the
German navy with the American
forces. The Britisher's laconic,
'That's something that only Dewey
and. I krfow," sent the house into un
restrained applause. He titled his
address "Blood is Thicker Than
The remainder of the programme
was of exceptional merit. Arthur
Johnson sang the "Road to Manda
lay," in a remarkably clear tenor;
Mrs. Eloise Hall Cook's solo was "The
Iast Rose of Summer;" Walter Stev
enson sang "There's a Land," and
Miss Helen Harper played Scotch airs
on the violin, accompanied by her
sister. Jean, while Jack Carter ap
peared in "Song, Story and Mimicry."
Major J. H. MacDonald opened the
programme with a bagpipe selection.
P. Chappelle Browne, president of
the British Benevolent society, fol
lowed Major MacDonald with a talk
on the purposes of their organization
and of the possibilities for its
spread. "More than 18,000 people of
British descent are living in Portland
and our league has a membership of
300. If we all could get together,
we would-be able to purchase a site
and put-up a good headquarters," he
said. The evening's pleasure was
rounded off with dancing, the music
for which was furnished by "Dr. C.
Eyre Powell's Canadian Veterans
TO TAKE ON FLOUR
Ship Second to Be Taken
From Pacific Trade.
OUT-BOUND RUSH IS PAST
CD11NTY FARM PROFITABLE
PKODUCE PAYS EXPENSES AND
D. Kennedy Predicts Ample
Tonnage to Be Available for
Jail, 1 "razor Home and Hospital
Arc Among Places Supplied
With Fresh Vegetables.
Fresh vegetables and other produce
have been raised in such quantities
at the Multnomah county farm in one
month this spring that the value cov
ered the' operation expenses of the
institution and left a neat margin of
$585.36. This is shown in the report
submitted by U. G. Smith, foreman of
An average of 300 people live at
the county farm and many of these
help with the work. In April the in
stitution consumed, sold or delivered
to other places under county super
vision products such as fresh eggs.
ilk, butter, dressed pork, veal, po
tatoes, rhubarb, carrots, parsnips and
the like amounting to $2021.14, where
s it cost but $1435.78 to maintain the
plant. The jail, Frazer home and
county hospital are some of the places
enefiting by the fresh produce from
he farm. Pickles are put up there
nd eggs are even sold for hatching.
Deliveries of vegetables run up into
the hundred pounds.
The table food consumed during the
onth at the farm-and raised there
includes the following: Milk, 21,823
pounds, valued at $752.89; butter, 483
pounds; eggs, 1105 dozen, $49. 25: po
tatoes, 825 pounds, $74.25; rhubarb, 445
ounds, $35.60; dressed pork, 1905
pounds, $438.15; sauer kraut, 416
pounds, $33.28; carrots, 112a pounds,
33.75; parsnips, 725 pounds. $2d.38;
Swiss chard, 175 pounds, $10.50;
ressed veal, 128 pounds, $29.44; broc
coli, 25 pounds, $2.50.
EMPIRE DAT CELEBRATED
CAXADI.VX OKC1IKSTRA PiAYS
i'OJl BRITISH SOCIETIES.
Jack Curler Appears In Neat Bit
of Comedy on Well-Bal-anccd
'The friendship of .Great Britain
and the United States will be the
greatest aid this drunken, mad. in
sane eartli could receive. was the
closing statement of Dr. E. H.
Ponce at the annual Kmpire day cele-
45 LBS. ON TANLAC
"Nobody Could Have Worse
Stomach Trouble Than I
Had," Says Bolding.
AUTO GOES OVER CLIFF
Two Injured When Steering Gear
Fails to AVork:
OREGON CITY, Or., May 24. (Spe
cial.) A motoring party composed of
Mr. and Mrs, B. G. Johnson of Wil
lamette, Elmer Johnson, William Mc-
Larty, Mathew McLarty of Bolton and
oe Nixon, while on their way from
Willamette to Bolton (Sunday after
noon, went over a cliff of about 40
feet when the steertptr,eTear of their
automobile failed to work as they
were roirndins a curve on the West
E. G. Johnson, who is an expert
enced driver, and at the wheel, was
driving his machine at a moderate
speed when the accident occurred.
As a result of the accident, Mrs.
Johnson is in the Oregon City hos
pital suffering from two broken ribs
and lacerations of the face, and
William McLarty is also at the insti
tution suffering from injuries to the
back. The other m-ambers of the
party received minor bruises.
"I just want to say to any person.
man or woman, with etomach trouble,
they can't have it any worse than I
did and if they want to get well, take
Tanlac, for it certainly has done the
work for me," said Holland N. Bold
ing, 842 West Sixty-eighth street, Loe
Angeles, Cal., a motorman on the Los
Angeles City Railway.
"When I began taking Tanlac I had
fallen off until I , only ' weighed 155
pounas, wnicn is away below my
usual weight but in a short while I
commenced gaining weight so fast I
could hardly believe it. Not only this,
but there has been such an improve
ment in my condition the men down
at the car barns want to know what
I have been taking to bring me out eo
and I am always glad to tell them
it's Tanlac. For five years I was in
just about as bad a fix from stomach
trouble as anybody ever gets to be
and keep going. 1 had a poor appe
tite. and after every meal my food
soured, l would bloat up with ga
until I could hardly get my breath
and have a terrible hurting in my
chest. 1 was badly constipated, had
awful dizzy spells and felt tired an
drowsy all the .time. I could neve
get a good night's sleep, and alway
got up feeling simply horrible. I
fact, my whole system seemed out o
order. I had no energy, and just felt
miserable a the time.
"My mother had been taking Tanlac
with such good results she urged m
to try it. However, I had tried so
many things without getting any re
lief I had almost come to the conclu
Eion nothing would help me, and took
it more to please her than anything
else; but 1 had taken it only a short
while when I began to get better. .As
I kept taking it I kept getting better,
until now I am a well man in every
respect, tip the scales at 200 pounds,
and don't remember ever feeling bet
ter in my life. I do not have to tell
those who knew what a bad fix I was
in or what Tanlac has done for me,
for they can see for themselves; but
I am glad to give this statement so
that everybody may have the benefit
of my experience."
Tanlac is sold in Portland by the
Owl Drug Co. Adv.
The steamer Heigho, a steel ship
ping board vessel now at San Fran
cisco, will come here June 15 to load
a full cargo of flour for the United
States food administration, it was an
nounced yesterday by C. D. Kennedy,
district agent of the operations divi
sion of the emergency fleet corpora
tion. The Heigho has been in the
oriental service of the Robert Dollar
company, and is the second vessel to
be plucked from the trans-Pacific
trade for flour-loading at Portland.
On his return from the foreign
trade convention at San Francisco,
C. I. Kennedy, prophesied that ample
tonnage would be available to handle
the wheat and flour movement out
of the Columbia river and remarked
at that time that a number of vessels
might be withdrawn from the trans
Pacific trade for this service. Re
turn cargoes from the Orient to all
Pacific torts have been extremely
light for several months, and. accord
ing to Mr. Kennedy, the greatest press
ot out-bound business has been taken
care of, so that vessels can be re
leased for other work.
The first vessel to be diverted
from the trans-Pacific trade for flour
loading here is the steamer Kayseeka,
withdrawn from the Seattle-Oriental
service of Thorndyke, Trenholme &
Co., to load flour here for the Port
land Flouring Mills company on pri
vate .account. The Kayseeka arrived
Sunday and started loading yesterday
at the Portland Flouring Mills plant.
CHANNEL DREDGING IS URGED
Tacoma Body to Appeal Erom De
cision of 17. S. Engineers.
TACOMA, Wash., May 24. (Spe
cial.) The Commercial club trade
and transportation bureau has decid
ed to take the matter of improvement
or the city channels up with the ap
peal board of engineers and harbors,
following word from Colonel J. A.
Woodruff that he could not advise the
government to undertake the pro
posed dredging of the channel.
That this improvement is a vital
necessity is shown, it is asserted by
shipping men, by the return here in
July of the Harrison direct m line
steamers and those of the Blue Fun
nel line, which will load part of their
cargoes at the grain docks on the
city waterway. . -
In presenting his recommendation
against the government doing any
work on this waterway. Colonel
Woodruff regarded the improvements
being made by the port commission
rived at 1 o'clock this morning from San
Francisco and proceeded to Portland.
Coming from San Francisco, the steam
schooner Joban Poulsen arrived at o :15
this morning and went to Portland.
The steamer West Nivaria returned at
10 last nijrht from her l'J-hour trial run
at sea. Repairs are being made to her
grate bars and she probably will sail to
morrow. The West Nivaria in laden with
lumber from Portland for China.
Carrying a cargo of lumber from Port
land for China, the steamer West Jester
sailed at 3 this morning.
A wireless message was received this
morning by the Columbia River Packers"
association stating that its cannery ship
St. Nicholas and its gasoline cannery ten
der Patsy arrived at Nushagak river,
Alaska, on May 20. All were well on
Coming to load lumber at the Hammond
mill the steam schooner Trinidad Is due
from San Pedro.
The steamer Olen Is due from San
Francisco en route to Portland.
The steam schooner Tahoe is due from
San Francisco and will load lumber.
SAN PEDRO, Cak. May 24. (Special.)
The 10 destroyers which arrived here last
wpk from San Diego to take part In the
battle practice ot the Pacific fleet, have
returned to the southern port. Night fir
ing with the 14-inch sun of the battle
ships is expected to begin tomorrow nignt.
a disbursing officer of the navy here to
day declared that the navy payroll now
being distributed through the service of
the Pacific fleet was in the neighborhood
of 2j0.000. He said that with the new
salary schedule in effect the Increase would
be much greater.
The Admiral line agents for the Atlantic
and Western Steamship company have an
nounced that the steamer West Togus will
sail from Boston May ior coast ports.
The new company has mapped out an ex
tensive programme for engaging in the
coast to coast trade and sailings from ei
ther coast will become frequent. The
New England trade, in which the com
pany will specialize, is an untouched field
as far as the coast is concerned.
The steamer West Notus. the 17th vea
sel to b built in the yards of the South
western Shipbuilding company, will be
launched tomorrow afternoon. Mrs. George
A. Brown, wife of the resident Inspector
in the yaras, win do tne sponsor for the
North Portland Box Company
to Start Soon.
FACTORY IS HARDEST HIT
Construction Will Be Begun a
Soon as Debris Can Be Cleared,
Plans for the Immediate rebuilding
of the plant of the North Portland
Box company, which was razed In the
mond for Portland, 61 mtlea north ot
WEST MONTOP, Honolulu for Loa
Angelas. 245 miles from Los Anirele.
ADMIRAL NICHOLSON, leaving- Monte
rey for San Simeon.
WILLAMETTE, San Francisco for San
Pedro, no miles south of San Francisco.
SILVER SHELL, San Pedro for Mar
tinez, 81- miles from San Francisco.
IDAHO, Graya Harbor for San Pedro, 26
miles southeast of Pigeon Point.
DILLWORTH. Honolulu for San Pedro,
S34 miles from San .Pedro.
W. s. PORTER, Seattle for Gavlota. 62
miles from Seattle.
ACME. Kobe for San Francisco, S83
miles from San Francisco.
H ALEAK ALA, San Francisco for Cal
cutta. 4.2 mllea from San Francisco at 8
P. M.. May 23.
WAHKEEXA. Portland for San Pedro,
230 mile north of San Francisco.
CITY OF TOPEKA. Eureka for San
Francisco, 200 miles north of San Fran
cisco. OZMO, motorshln. San Francisco for Se
attle. 1ST miles north of San Francisco.
ERNEST H. MEYER. San Francisco for
Seattle. ISO miles north of San Francisco.
MOFFETT. Powell river for San t-euro.
542 miles north of San Pedro.
WM. F. HERRIX, Monterey for Linntoa,
472 miles north of Monterey.
AVALON, San Francisco for 'WiNapa
Harbor. 133 mllea north of San Fran
cisco. ROSE CITY. Ssn PedTO for Portland.
358 miles north of San Pedro.
CHARLETON HALL, San Francisco for
Shanghai, 303 miles west of San Francisco
at 12 noon. May 24,
-J. ! fl. mU it ip u ii iMMt 1 1 iii J'
13 Iji ;; ? u r !i?
$600,000 fire which swept that section c'co. 1182 miles west ot SaB
all day Sunday, are now being made,
according: to announcement yesterday
by Foster Beeson. manager of the
As soon as .the ashes and debris can
be cleared away work on the con
struction of a new planins mill, box
WEST JESTER: Portland for Yoko
hama. 163 miles from Columbia river.
HWAH Wtl. Portland for TaKU ar.
130 miles west of Cape Flattery.
EASTERN GALE. Belllnitham for Mono-
lulu. 303 miles from Belting-ham.
TUG HERCULES, Seattle for OaKlina
Steamer Contracts Awarded.
VANCOUVER, B. C. May 24. Two
more 8100-ton steel steamers are to be
built in Vancouver, according- to word
from Ottawa, department of marine
and fisheries. The Couglan yards
were awarded the contracts.
Pacific Coast Shipping Jiotes.
AUTO HITS WOMAN TWICE
Mrs. G. Jj. Carey, Eugene, Run
Over; F. G. Tsobanoglou Arrested
Mrs. G. L. Carey, of Eugrene, Or.,
was knocked down twice by the same
automobile at Sixth and Stark streets
last 'night, and on the second occa
sion was run over, but escaped with
no worse injury than bad bruises.
Fotes G. Tsobanoglou, of Hillsdale,
Or., driver of the car which hit her,
was arrested by Patrolman Stanton
and charged with reckless driving:.
His bail was fixed at $500. which he
had not furnished at a late hour.
The police say Tsobanoglou stopped
his automobile after hitting: the
woman, and started up again just as
she regained her feet. Tsobanoglou
reported the accident to the traffic
bureau, but the police say he told
them Mrs. Carey was not injured.
WINDOW PRIZES OFFERED
Associated Industries to Give Cash
to Roseburg Merchants.
ROSE BURG, Or., May 24. (Spe
cial.) The Associated Industries, of
Oregon have offered three prizes for
the best window display of 'Oregon
manufactured products in this city
during: the Strawberry carnival, ac
cording to a statement made today
by Mrs. J. W. Perkins, local chair
man. The first prize is $50, the sec
ond $15 and the third $10. Several
of the merchants are taking; an active
interest in the contest.
A. G. Clark of Portland hae sent
word that he will be in Roseburg
Friday and home products will be
given preference throughout the city
TACOMA, Wash., May 24.-MSpec.al.)
The Endicott, of the Pacific Steamship
company's line, carrying l.OO.OOO feet of
lumoer from here, besides a large amount
of flour and other freight, sailed this
morning for the orient via ports. The
Robin Goodfellow and the Eld ridge oper
ated by this company have cargo awaiting
them here. The Goodfellow is due this
The General Steamship company's steam
er Walllnjsford arrived here last night and
began loading genaral freight for Peru
and cnue. 1 he steamer has around 800.
000 feet of lumber at one of the mills to
load. The vvamngford is expected to
sail tomorrow nignt.
The Admiral Schley arrived from San
Francisco t his morning and the Horace
Baxter is expected tomorrow with frefirht.
The Baxter has several hundred tons of
cargo for Tacoma and southwest Wash
The barge Henry VHlard shifted here
Sunday night from Eagle Harbor and be
gan loading coal for Any ox, B. C. The
vwlard may get out tomorrow night.
The Manila Maru, one of the Osaka
Shosen Kaisha freighters, made port at
Seattle today and is iua to arrive
Tacoma this week to discharge a general
cargo at the Milwaukee docks. She comes
to the sound from the orient and will
clear from Tacoma for Japan.
With a cargo of ore for the smelter, the
Horaisan Maru docked here today, coming
ABERDEEN. Wash.. Mar 24. fSoe-
cial. The steam schooner Anna Hanify
arrived here at 30 o'clock this morning
irom ban r ran osco ana is loading at the
uytie inin in xioqmam.
The steamer Tama! pals arrived with
the Hanify from San Francisco and is at
the E. K. Wood mill.
The Raymond was also a 10 o'clock
arrival from San Francisco and is loading
at the uuiDert mill.
ASTORIA. Or.. May 24. (Special.) The
steamer Eastern Cloud arrived, from Port
land at 5:30 this morning and went to
the port dock, where she is loading 5000
tons of flour.
The British motor schooner Malahat
completed her crew today and shifted to
the stream. &ne wiu prooabiy sail lor
Australia on Wednesday.
The steam schooner Palsy Matthews ar
rived at 4 this morning from San Fran
cisco with 820 tons of cement, which she
Is discharging here. She will shift to
morrow to St. Helens to load lumber.
Carrying a cargo of lumber from the
Hammond mill, the steam schooner San
tiam sailed at 4:25 this afternoon for San
The steam schooner Daisy Freeman ar-
SEATTLB, Wash., May 24. 'Special.)
Acting on instructions from Washington.
D. C, Dudley W, Kur chard, general agent
on Puget sound for the shipping board's
operating division, sent out letters this
morning to all Seattle district operators
of the board's vessels asking them if they
in ten a o purcnase carriers irom tne government.
The shipping board wants to know
what plans the operators are considering
in that respect, how much tonnage they
contemplate buying and in what routes
the ships would be operated. The board
also seeks to ascertain whether any of
the government ship operators are en
gaged in other lines of business. It Is
striving to ascertain tne opinions of op
erators all over the country as to the dis
posal of the emergency fleet.
Customs inspectors, looking over the
Eastern Soldier, a shipping board vessel
which arrived last week from Japan,
glanced in the fresh water tanks Satur
day and found seven Japanese stowaways,
who had made the passage from Japan
in the tanks. They were turned over to
immigration authorities. The stowaways
were placed on a vessel leaving late Sat
urday for the orient and are at sea on
their return Journey todav.
preparing for the salmon season, the
floating cannery Mohawk, of the Cane
Flattery fisheries, is In the pioneer West
aeacue plant of King &. Winze undermine
overhauling and improvement. She is
equipped as a complete salmon packing
plant. The plant recently completed over
hauling another floating cannery, the
Sampson, owned: by Ainsworth & Dunn,
and she Is now outfitting for the coming
salmon season in Alaskan waters.
With a passenger list of 250, the Nippon
Tusen Kaisha liner K a tori Maru is ached-
uiea to sail from Seattle next Tuesday
morning ior ports in Japan, China and
PORT TOWNSRN'n Wah XTav 9A
(Special.) The steamer Eldridge, in the
ser-ice of the Pacific Steamship company,
making the run from Yokohama in 16
days, arrived last night from Manila.-!
anangnai. Kobe and Yokohama with gen
eral cargo. After receiving pratique this
morning she Proceeded tn flonrtl tn His.
charge and load outward.
The schooner Melrose. retnrn!n from
Honolulu, passed in at Cane PMAttarv In.
day. She will load lumber for return cargo
Port Angeles. The schnnnei- Minnie
aine. arter being overhauled at WInslow
wnere sne loaded part careo. has shifted
to ort Angeles to comnlete carxn for
L.ittle progress Is belnr made In mIvbe.
Ing the steamer Fred Baxter. She is now
at Hadlock, where work will begin tomor
row in an eriort to get rid of her deckload
of plies. When this is accomplished, it is
uenevea, sne can pe ngntea by jugs.
factory and docks will be started. Jrvdoc Pontoon in tow, 108 miles south
n? DeJso"- . , . OLEN. Port Sn Luis for Portl.nd. 40
The box factory, which is a sub- mllM-outh ot Columbia river,
sidiary of Swift & Co.. sustained the HARTWOOD, San Francisco for Grays
greatest loss. The estimate made Harbor. 77 miles south of Grays Harbor.
Sunday night by other officials, who HORACE . BAXTER. San Francisco
nlaceri the 1ns nt thn enmnanv it for Seattle; 280 miles from Seattle.
13(10.0(10. ix enhstantiall v porre.ct. he ADMIRAL DBWBY. San Francisco for
u . I Eeattle. 1117 miles from peattle.
The box company plant was fully A" F- LUCAS- loHdiB' at Port SM
covered by. insurance, as were the argtlt. Seattle forOleum, 83 miles
other nlants of the Swift interests from Oleum.
which were in the Dath of thedestruc- I BAKERSKIELD. San Pedro for Port
tive fire, Mr. Beeson eaid.
The North Portland Box company
has taken temporary offices with the i
North Portland Fuel company until
its new buildings can be erected.
FIRE DKLAY LAID TO PHONE !
Boat Dispatch Said to Have Waited
Delay in dispatching the f ireboat
David Campbell to the North Portland
Sunday fire was occasioned by inabil
ity of the police and fire department
telephone operators to pet connection
with Mayor Baker, his secretary, Hal
San Luis. 10 miles from Point Vincent.
RICHMOND. Seattle for 6an Pedro, 90
milna from Pan Pedro.
WAPHTBNAW, Pan Diego, for Port San
Luis 90 miles from San L.uis.
MULTNOMAH. San Francisco for Ke-
dondn. S2 miles west- of Redondo.
ATLAS, Kan Pedro for leispiita, oi
miles from 8an Pedro.
COLONEL K. L. DRAKE. Ban Pedro for
Mi in. 2'j miles from Pan Pedro.
BARGE tu. San Francisco for Los An
celps. miles from Los Anireles.
CAPTAIN A. F. LUCAS, loading", San
SIBERIA, Belllnpham for San Francisco,
Id miles south of Tatoosh.
Movements off Vessels.
PORTLAND, May 24. Arrived at noon
Ttr whit. rit .-"TiBciTi-.. RirrA. I steamer Daisy Freeman, from San Fran
low between 2 o'clock and 4 o'clock
Sunday afternoon, according to offi
cial reports submitted to Commis
sioner Bipelow yesterday.
Commissioner Bijrelow and Secre.
tary "White were at their homes. It
was explained, and persons in thi
mayor's home had information which
would have located the mayor.
However, in each case, it was ex
plained, that the telephone bells failed
to ring; while telephone operators.
according to the report, contended
that in each case the party sought
failed to answer the telephone.
Commissioner Blelow has request
ed a conference with officials of the
telephone company this morning'.
-when he will lay the reports before
tnem ana urge mat some steps oe
taken to insure more adequate serv
ice for police and fire calls hereafter.
The failure to reach these officials.
however, did not stop the dispatching
of the fireboat by Assistant . Chief
Laudenklaus as quickly as the latter
deemed that its presence was neces
sary in ritrhtine: the stubborn blaze. I Eastern Dawn, from Portland for New
Thief Laudenklaus received com- I or.
Poulsen, from San Francisco. Sailed at
P. M steamer Aquarius, for China, Japan
ASTORIA. May 04. Arrived at midnlrht
and left up at 1:30 A. M.. steamer Daisy
Freeman, from San Francisco. Arrived at
1:"0 A. M... steamer Daisy Matthews, from
San Pedro. Arrived at 10 last ment,
steamer West Nivaria. from trial trip.
Sailed at 3 A. M.. steamer West Jester, for
North China. Arrived at 5:15 and left up
t 7:30 . A. M., steamer Johan Poulsen,
from Pan Francisco. Sailed at 3:30 P. M
steamer Santiam, for San Pedro. Sailed
at 6 last night. Chinese steamer Hwah Wu
for Taku bar.
SEATTLE. May 23. Arrived Japanese
steamers Vancouver Maru and Horaisan
Maru, from Kobe for Portland.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 24. Arrived at
11 A. M., steamer Willamette, from Port
EUREKA. May 24. Arrived Steamer
City of Topeka, from Portland via Coos
Bay for ban f rancisco.
BALBOA, May 21. Arrived Steamer
mendation from Mayor Baker and
Commissioner Bigelow yesterday for
ordering the boat to the fire, despite
councilmanic orders which forbid
the fireboat from leaving city limits.
Mayor Baker said yesterday that
he planned to issue an executive or-
BALTIMORE. May 22. Arrived-
Steamer Eastern Glade, from Portland via
Balboa and Cristobal
SYDNEY. May 23. Arrived Schooner
K. V. Kruse, from the Columbia river.
SE ATTLE, Wash.. May 24. Arrived
a To Arriv at Portland,
Vessel From. Due.
Ptr. Daisy Matthews. an ran May:
Trout Put Into Streams.
VANCOUVER. Wash., May 24.
(Special.) William Thompson, coun
ty game warden, planted 500.000 east
ern brook trout in Clarke county
streams today. The fry were hatched
In the local hatchery on the Pacific
highway. The eggs were obtained
from Dry Canyon, Stevens county,
being bought by the Clarke county
game commission. Most of the fish
ing streams in the county got allotments.
California Playwright Marries.
LONDON". May 24. Miss Gladys
Unger, California playwright, was
married Monday to Kaikushro
Ardaschri, the Persian poet, according
to the London Time,
Ptr. Olen San Krae May 25
Str. Rose City San Fran May 25
Str. Wapama San Fran May 25
iSch. uomen Miore ...can r rac May J.:
Str. Vancouver Maru. Japan May 26
Str. Delisle San Fran May oO
Ptr. West Nomentura.San Fran June 1
Str. Crown City an rearo....June 7i
Str. Artigas Boston June 8
Str. Coaxet .7 Orient June 9
Str. Dewey N.Y. via S.F.. .June 10
Str. Bantu Vanc'v'r. B.C. June 10
Sen. Kath'n MackalL.San Fran June 10
Str. Higho ....San Fran June 15
Ptr. Wawalona Shanghai ... .June 15
Str. Bakersfield New York. .. .June 15
Str. Horaisan Maru. . . Seattle June 25
Str. Effingham New York June 30
Str. Westward Ho .Baltimore ...June 30
Str. The Angeles China June 30
Tm JDDrt From Portland
Vessel For. Date.
Str. Steel Voyager. ... IT. K May 23
Str. Corone Seattle May 26
Str. Pawlett ....Orient June 2
Vessels in Fort.
Sch. Cecelia Sudden. .East. & Western mill.
Str. Corone Pac Coast Coal dock.
Sch. Columbia River. Mersey dock.
Str. Daisy Freeman. .Couch-street dock.
Ptr. Daisy Putnam. ..St. Helens.
Ptr. Elkton Terminal No. 4.
Str. Johan Poulsen .. -Couch-street dock.
. . .inman-Poulsen mill
...Portland Flour mills.
. . . Wauna.
St. Johns mill.
...East. A Western mill.
. . . vv est port.
SAN FRANCISCO, Cal., May 24. (Spe
cial.) The demand for tugs and launches
In the Puget sound district is so keen
that the concerns oneratins- there are
hoping -to secure additional equipment from
some or tne ban Francisco concerns, ac
cording to an announcement made today.
L. A. Benham, representing- the Lillico
Launch & Tugboat company, of Seattle,
left tne northern city two days ago and
is- expected here tomorrow. Benham, it
is said, hopes to make purchases of the
craft he may need here. The Peterson
and Crowley concerns announce that none
of their equipment is for sale.
Captain David Todd of the Union Steam
ship company's steamship Moana. which
arrived from Wellington and Papeete, was
delayed an even hour in berthing his com
mand on account of swift tides. The
Moana brought a list of ISO passengers. 50
being In the first class. This Is the last
appearance of the vessel at this port, as
she will be placed In the service between i
Sydney and Vancouver for a time, pending
the completion of a new ship for that serv
ice. The Marama, now in th e northern
service, will come here, it being under
stood that Captain A. E. Barlow Is to be
the skipper. The Marama Is a larger
ship and has handsome accommodations,
which promises that the isxssenger busi
ness between Australia and this port will
now become more popular.
The following four members of the ill
fated barkentine Retriever arrived from
Papeete on the Moana: Herbert Earl, Den
nis Powers, Paul Sweeney and Frank
Wachtman. The barkentine sniled from
San Pedro January 23 and was abandoned
at sea. Captain Nelson will arrive by
the next steamer.
Walter S. Scammell. who operates the
steamer Humboldt on the run between this
port and Los Angeles for the White Flyer
line, denied today that the vessel would
be shifted to the Alaska-Seattle service.
as has been rumored irom tne nortn.
Scammell said that the ship Is doing quite
well In the present service and he had
refused several offers to make a charter
for the north.
The marine department of th Chamber
of Commerce was officially notified today
that the Australian government had lifted
the embargo on copra and that this staple
may now be shipped to Pacific coast ports
freely and without hindrance. This will
result in more vessels being placed In the
service to the Antipodes and, according
to shipping men, will solve the vexed
question of return cargoes for the north
ern lumoer scnooners.
Several charters on American sailing
ships were cancelled following the em
bargo which was effected In-order to di
vert the copra to the United Kingdom.
COOS BAT. Or., May 24. ("Special.)
The steam schooner Martha Buehner ar
rived from San Francisco at 5 o ciock
this morning and is loading a lumber
cargo at the Buehner mill dock.
The steam schooner Yellowstone Is still
In drydock at San Francisco and Is not
expected In port for ten days.
The lumber congestion Is acute here and
few vessels are coming to the relief. The
Bay Park mill, with a dock filled, does
not expect a steam schooner here before
the first of June.
der, whereby all fire chiefs will be Eldrmse. from Manila; motorship Apex,
lnsiruciea 10 uoe men vwn juug" I from southwestern Alaska.
ment whenever it is not possible to
communicate either to the mayor or
the commissioner in charge of the
fire bureau instantly on the question
nf use of annaratus.
A mishap to the water connections
in the Fireboat Campbell occasioned
a fifteen-minute delay on the trip to) Horaisan Maru, for Seattle.
the fire, it was announced. The fire
boat reached the nre about 4 o ciock
Departed Argyll for Port San Luis
City of Seattle, for southeastern Alaska.
TACOMA! Wash.. May 24. Arrived
Horaisan Maru (Japanese), from Kobe
Cordova, from Alaska ports; Henry Vtl
lard, from Eagle Harbor.
Sailed Endicott. for oriental ports
Marine Notes. "
The 11,000-ton steamer Steel Voyager,
of the Isthmian line, was expected to fin
ish loading the last of 8000 tons of general
freight last night and will sail this morn- I
ins: for London and Avonmouth, England.
She loaded 3500 tons of wheat, 500 tons of
flour and 1.750.0OO feet ot lumber here.
The steamer Bantu, the next of the line
to call here. Is expected to reach Portland
about June 10.
M. Seton, representing the American
Manufacturers Export association. Is in
this city from New York to establish con-
SAN FRANCISCO, Cal., May 24.
Arrived Steamers Johanna Smith, ' from
Coos Bay; Willamette, from Astoria; El
T .nhn from Victoria. B. C.
Sailed Steamer El Segundo, for Seattle,
RHANGHAI. May 22. Arrived S tea me
Empress of Asia, from Vancouver, B. C.
ram PEDRO. May 24. Special.) Ar-
rived: Steamers Baja California, from ru
net Sound: West Katan, from t-eatUe
v m Rainier, from San Francisco. 10 A.
M.: Henry T. Scott, from Grays Harbor, 12
noon : Arctic, irom nianaocino, x a. m.
Ammrion. from San Diego. 7 P. M. Sailed
Steamers Admiral Farragut for San Diego,
10 A M.: Ciaremont. ior wiuapa, o r. m,
Atlas, for Portland, 1 P. M. ; Hanson, for
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ingrton. May 24. Representative Mc-
Arthur today received telegrams of
congratulation of his late opponents
in the primary, Thomas A. Sweeney
and Eugene Smith. These messages
were a distinct surprise to Mr. Mc-
Arthur and, as he said, refreshing;.
It has not been customary in past
contests for Mr. McArthur's oppo
nents to congratulate and offer to
support him after he had defeated
them in the primaries.
DAILY MKTKOROLOGICAL REPORT.
PORTLAND. May 24. Mxlml, .
perature. 60 degrees: minimum. 44 decrees
iuuii i o jv. ai.. l-j.a reet; chance
in last 4 nou r. n i fnnt Hu -i-.-. . .. i
fall (5 P. M. to 5 P. M.). 0.04 inch; total
rainfall vince September 1. liM9 SI 11
inches: normal rainfall since September 1,
41.74 inches: deficiency of rainfall since
September 1. 10. 3 inches. Sunrise.
4:-J9 A. M. : sunset. 7:46 P. M. Total sun
shine May 24. 6 hours 40 minutes; possl-
ui auiisiiiiic. xo nours ii minutes. Moon
rise. 11:51 A. M.: moonset. 12:1 A. 51.
Barometer (reduced to sea level at 5
P.'M.. 30.16 Inches. Relative humidity at
t tt . S'' per cent; noon. 39 per cent;
5 P. M.. 84 per cent.
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down, the kidneys and bladder should
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nections with local export manufacturers I Bandon. 6 P. M. ; Lyman Stewart for Port
ana will naxe nis neaaquaners wun tne i gan Luis. S r. M. , itaimer ior boutn Amer
foreign trade department 01 the cnam- 1 iCa, 4 P. M.
Der 01 commerce.
The steamer Olen, a shipping board Opponents Congratulate McArthu
cifie Steamship company, which has been
booked to take a cargo of lumber from
Portland to the orient, will be off the
mouth of the Columbia river this morning.
according to a message received by the
Pilots' association yesterday. The Olen
went from San Francisco to Port San Luis
to take on a supply of fuel oil for the
trans-Pacific Journey before coming here
to load. She has just completed a voyage
arcund tne worm ior the Admiral line.
The wooden steamer. Corone, which will
load lumber on Puget sound for Cuba un
der the management of the Columbia
Pacific Shipping company, shifted yester
day from terminal No. 1 - to the Pacific
Coast Coal company's bunkers to load her
fuel supply. She will sail for Seattle to
morrow. The Green Star steamer Aquarius fin
ished loading a part cargo of lumber yes
terday and sailed at 6 o'clock last night
for Seattle to complete a general cargo
for the orient.
. The steamer Elkton, which came here
from 8eattle to load for the orient, will
shift early this morning from terminal
No. 4 to the Inman-Poulsen mill. She
will go up the river under her own power
without the use of a towboat.
The steam schooner .Tiverton of th
Charles Nelson line, shifted yesterday from
rrescou 10 weslport to finish loading
lumber for San -Francisco.
tA. M. today. P. M. report of preced
Portland' and vicinity Cloudy, probably
showers: westerly winds.
Oregon and Washington Cloudy, prob
ably showers: moderate westerly winds.
Idaho Cloudy, probably ehowerg.
? it Contents 15 "Fluid Praohnl
Str. Kaieho Maru.
Str. steel Voyager
tch. Waif H. mil la . .luuiau-l'ouiaen mill.
Tides t Astoria Tuesday.
A M 7.0 feetTl:l!t A. M 2.4 feet
7:48 P. M 8.3 feet'l:23 P. M....1.1 leet
Columbia River Bar Report.
NORTH HEAD. May 24. Condition at
the mouth of the river at 5 P M.: Sea,
smooth; wind, northwest. 16 miles.
Vancouver Marriage Incenses.
tu-tt.t.F!R-FISHBURN Geortre "W. Miller.
30, of Portland and Louise Fish burn. 28,
RrHHiDLTNG-BELL A. Schmldllnfr. 61,
of Portland and Nellie Bell, &e, of Port-
PETERS-WILSON Or en Peters, 25. of
Portland and Lois S. Wilson. 23, of Port
McINTTRB-ENSMINGER J. H. Mcln-
tyre. 31. of Vancouver and Beatrice M.
Kt.sminger, 19, of ancouver.
DAN IBLS-UA.M Kfcbb A. s. uameis,
36. of Portland and Mrs. Maude Cantrell.
21. of Portland.
WHITE-MITTS Clifford A. White. 23.
of Barron, Wis., and Henrietta V. Mitts,
18. of Vancouver, Wash.
MOXIS-BLODGET Russell Moni. 29,
of Seattle, Wash., and Marie Blodget. 30,
ERICKSOX-PYEATT Cecil Erickson, 21,
of Portland and Helen Pjeatt, 19, of Port
. IT. S. Naval Radio Reports.
(All positions renorted at 8 P. "ML vm.
terday unless otherwise Indicated.)
ALASKA, south bound, off Herbert ref
at r. m.. May za.
TOHEMITE, Port Gamble for San Fran
clsoo, 40 miles from Port Gamble.
EDITOR. San Francisco for Honolulu,
400 miles from San Francisco at 9 P. M.,
rE VOLENTE. Hilo for San Francisco.
1505 miles west of San Francisco at 8 P. M.
HOHINKis, HJIo ior San Krancisco. 8t7
miles from San Francisco at 8 P. M.,
LANSrXG, Pan Luis for Hilo, 280 miles
from Hilo at 8 P. M.. May 23.
LA BREA. Hilo for San Francisco. 17ra
miles from San Francisco at 8 P. M..
COLORADO SPRIXGS. San Francisco for
Kobe, 1362 miles from San Francisco at 8
P. M.. May .23.
ANTOX. San Pedro for Anchorage, three
miles south of Farallone Islands.
STORM KING, tug. with schooner Gold
en Shore in tow, San Francisco for As
toria. 152 miles from San Francisco.
SYLVAN ARROW, Beaumont for San
Francisco. 82 miles south of San Francisco.
SAN DIEGO. San Pedro for Tacoma, 100
miles north of San Francisco.
HUMBOLDT. San Pedro for San Fran
elFro. 130 miles south of San Francisco.
WEST CACTUS. ?-an r rancisco ior
Yokohama, OO miles from San Francisco.
QUEEN. San I-rancisco ior Wilmington,
116 miles from San Francisco.
WHITTIER, Port San Luis for Oleum,
115 miles from Oleum.
KL SEGUNDO, towing barge 03, Ttich-
WEST NIGER, Honolulu for Sao Fran
cisco. 1166 miles from San Francisco. May
23. 8 P. M.
WBS.T "ILUS, Kahulul for San Fran-
S. S. ROSE CITY
DEPARTS 1 A. M.
Friday, May 28
FKOM A-INSWOKTH UUCK.
Fare lnclndea Berth and Ma4a.
CITY TICKET OFFICE. SD AND
WASH. PHONE MAIN 253a.
FBE1GHT OFFICE. AINSWOKTH
DOCK. PUOXK BUttK. 268,
THE SAM FRANCISCO FOHtLANO
B. ti COMPANY.
"NORTH CHINA. LINK."
Direct eerrieo without trans-shipment.
PORTLAND to Kobe, Yokohama. Shang
hai. Tslofftau. Taku Bar and Dalren.
S. S. "The Anre.es Early July Load Ins;
8. S. "The Hnt Keats' Late July Loadins
S. 8. "The West .Navalim" Jbarty Aas. Load.
The above-named vessels are now beta
booked. For furthor information re sard Ins
space, raies. eux. apply
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Round Trip Dally (Kxcrpt Friday)
LEAYES PORTLAND 7:10 A.M.
LEAYES ASTORIA 2 P. M.
FARE EACH WAT.
Special a la Carte Dinlair Service.
Direct Connection for Souta Beacaea
NIGHT BOAT DAILY, 8 P. M.
The Harklna Transportation, Cm.
Main 1422. S41Z2.
S. S. "ASTORIAN"
2:30 P. M. DAITjT (Except Thwra.)
FARE J1.65. including tax.
Taylor St. Dock.
Phones Main 806S, 611-46.
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