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THE MORXIXG OREGONIAX, ' THURSDAY,
MAY 27, 1920
General Barnett Wrecks Pair
CORPS SPIRIT PRAISED
Commandant ot Soldier - Sailors
Proves Self on Time Although
3 9 Minutes Late.
The marines did not win the war.
"Tis true there has "been some sort
of an idea that they did a few of
them and 'tis also true that the ma
rines as a whole have not acted bo as
to dispel this impression, but It isn't
so. At least, not quite so.
Major-General George Barnett. who.
S commander of all the American
marines, ought to know, said yester
day definitely that the marines did
"not win the war.
"So, you doughboys, you needn't feel
o blue about it any more.
But the general broke oil marine
traditions to smithereens yesterday.
Whisper it old "Father Time," as
the marines call him was 39 minutes
and 22 seconds late for an engage
ment. Won't that be told in Guam, on the
Potomac, in Haiti, Santa Domingo,
China, the canal zgne and everywhere
over the globe where those "few
marines" are gathered with glee and
something akin to amazement?
And when the general really failed
to appear on schedule, his aide. Lieu
tenant Charles L. Murray, glanced at
a clock and murmured in an awed
Clock Errs, Says) Aide.
."The general is never late. The
clock must be wrong."
The general finally did appear. He
said that he had been at his appoint
ment on the dot, but that his chauf
feur had assured him that another
place was meant, and being ignorant
of Portland, he had then driven there.
"No. sir," said the general, "marine
traditions of absolute punctuality are
intact. I was on time."
So, with the general's alibi, we'll
let it go at that.
Now as to that war stuff.
"'""Those 8000 marines played in won
derful luck, but luck would have been
.worth nothing if they had not had
brains to back it up. Not a marine
aot to France unless he was wearing
at least a marksmen's medal. The sit
uation was there. They seized it and
the world knows the story.
Coolness Awes Krcnch.
"A Frenchman told me that in the
heart of a hot advance he watched
some of our marines cold-bloodedly
"adjusting their sights, while the aver-
age Frenchman was satisfied so long
as he was shooting somewhere in me
direction of the enemy under such
! "But what thrills me is that an
- American woman was in the advance
- lines nursing Frenchmen. Sudisi
. she head youthful voices joyfully yell
; ing 'Over There.' She -ild not know
an American soldier was in France.
; The French wcr allinB back in dis-
- order. Paris was endangered. Then
that woman saw the marines coming
over the hill."
The general is inspecting marine
- recruiting stations, but the spirit of
the marines has kept everything in
- apple-pie order, he indicated.
" "You know the spirit of the ma
' rines," General Barnatt went on. "A
new recruit had been in the service a
week. Another had been there a day.
The second did something or other.
The first recruit went up to him.
t " 'Hey,' he said sternly, "We don't
do that in the marines.'
Office Open to ''Bui'k."
1 "We have an esprit de corps. My
office, for instance, is open readily at
:." any hours of the day to any enlisted
7 man just as much as to any com---'
mander -of a regiment."
"But the marines seem to have a
knack for publicity," suggested the
. "There are several reasons. The
- first is that the first tradition of the
marines is politeness. A woman met
" me -on the streets today.
" I just wanted to speak to you,
" for my son was in the marines she
"Now she knew she was welcome
snd I was delighted to meet her. Her
HE HAD SUFFERED
FOR THIRTY YEARS
Telephone Man Says Tanlac Has
Now Completely Overcome
'Although it has been two years
now since Tanlac straightened me up
1 am st ill feeling fine," said O. W.
Grigg, 4929 Sixty-second street south
east. Portland. Or., an employe of the
Pacific Telephone company."
"When 1 began taking Tanlac I had
been bothered with stomach trouble
off and on for 30 years, which had
gradually grown worse until I was in
a mighty bad shape, but by the time 1
had taken only three bottles of this
wonderful medicine all my troubles
were gone and I had gained IS pounds
in weight. I could not eat a single
Oiling without its hurting me. After
livery meal my food would just He in
my stomach undigested, turn sour and
ferment, causing me to bloat up with
IS a. a until I was as tight as a drum.
My heart palpitated so badly and
acted so queerly at times I became
frightened for fear I had heart
trouble. My liver was all out of order,
1 suffered with severe headaches and
often became so dizzy I could hardly
stand up. I lost a great deal in
weight, felt tired and wornout al
the time, had little life or energy left
and was so weak 1 could barely get
"I tried just about everything for
my troubles I could hear off, but up'
until I got hold of Tanlac had failed
to find anything to help me. Well,
sir, after 1 had finished my first bot
tle of Tanlac my stomach was in such
good shape I could eat just anything
1 wanted without having a particle
of trouble afterward and it has never
bothered me from that day to this.
In a short while my liver became
active, the headaches stopped and 1
never became dizzy any more. That
tired, wornout feeling left me, I felt
good and full of energy all the time
-and my work was actually a pleasure
'. U me. As 1 said before this was two
years ago when Tanlac rid me of my
troubles, and I am still enjoying the
best of health. I think Tanlac is the
most wonderful medicine on. earth,
and I am always glad of the oppor
tunity to recommend it."
Tanlac Is sold in Portland by the
Owl Drug Store. Adv.
I son's marine traditions had
"Then we train marines in publicity.
The newspapers are good to us and
we try. to help them out in return.
Why 100 army officers the other day
wanted to go through our publicity
training school f.o that the regular
army could imbibe some of our ideas.
But modesty, polrffeness and efficiency
are the keynota of the marines."
General la Modest.
The general was modest enough,
but the enlisted marines in attend
ance could almost be heard to say:
"What on earth does that chap want
to bother the general when he is
ready to go on the highway?"
General Barnett paid a. tribute to
the marines from the northwest. He
said . the marines were recruiting1 to
their new strength of 27,000.
General Barnett has a jolly kind of
laugh, a happy kind of smile. He does
not brag, but he assumes that the
fame of the marines is so well recog
nized that it really is not possible to
paint the lily, as it were. He believes
in the marines He is a marine.
General Barnett left Portland last
night for Seattle. He Is accompanied
by Brigadier-General Charles L. Mc
Cawley, the quartermaster of the ma
rine corps'. Lieutenant Murray, his
aide; Mrs. Barnett and Miss Lucia
Chase of Waterbury, Conn.
Mrs. Barnett was formerly Mrs.
Basil Gordon, one of the far-famed
beautiful women of Baltimore, and is
now a leader in Washington society.
ORIENT SCHEME APPROVED
CHAMBER DIRECTORS ASSUME
SHARE OF EXPEXSES.
Delegate Will Visit Washington
Urge Government to Assign
Vessel for Trip.
The directors of the Chamber of
Commerce yesterday gave hearty ap
proval to the movement inaugurated
at San Francisco jointly by the cham
bers of the Pacific coast ports and
the foreign trade clubs of the cities
for the encouragement of trade with
the orient. An appropriation was
made of the chamber's ehare of the
expense to be incurred in Bending
Captain I. N. Hibbard of the steam
ship Iris to Washington, I. C, to
take up with the officials of the ship
ping board and the eercetary of com
merce the details of arrangements for
assigning a steamship to make the
trip to the orient with exhibits from
ports on this coast. The directors
also authorized the ffispatch of a let
ter to Admiral Benson of the shipping
board and J. W. Alexander, secretary
of commerce, requesting favorable
considartion of the plan submitted
jointly by the civic bodies.
For the rose test and experimental
garden development a special com
mittee on the project was named,
consisting of Peter Kerr, Roy T.
Bishop, Bishop Sumner, Jesse A. Cur
rey and J. L. Bowman.
The special committee for handling
arrangements for the eighth annual
buyers' week observance was appoint
ed. Nathan Strauss is general chair
man, with David T. Honeyman as
chairman of the jobbers' committee,
and the following members: A. J.
Bale, F. A. Spencer, O. W. Mielke. A.
H. Devers, H. K. Huntington, George
Lawrence Jr. W. H. Beharrell, F. M.
Seller, Paul DeHaas, Henry J. Frank,
and E. N. Weinbaum, secretary. Other
committees named were:
Industry bureau Max H. Hirsch, A.
G. Labbe,1 E. T. Bishop and Frederick
Foreign trade bureau Peter Kerr
and I. I. Hunt.
Commercial bureau T. T. Honey
man. Membership bureau Max H. Hirsch
Publicity bureau O. W. Mielke.
Legislative bureau William Mac-
State development bureau H. W.
Tourist hotel accommodation and
outdoor life bureau E. G. Crawford
Home industry bureau H. C. Hunt
Office management and finance bu
reau W. E. Whttcomb.
SPECIAL TRAINS MANY
SOUTHERN" PACIFIC TO HAVE
18 FULL OF SHRIXERS.
Most of Specials, Totaling 166
Cars, Will Arrive in City on
June 21 for Convention.
The Southern Pacific company alone
will bring 18 special trains of
Shrinera to Portland, representing
temples throughout the country. The
trains will be composed of 166 cars,
all but two of which will arrive in
this city June 21. Damascus temple
Rochester, N. Y., will arrive June 20
and Mecca temple, of New York city,
will arrive June 22, the first day of
the imperial council session. On the
homeward trip the same company
will handle 22 trains, composed of
38 cars, all departing June 24 ex
cept one. The nobles of Ararat temple
Kansas City, will leave June 25, the
second day of the Rose Festival.
The parking of Pullman cars of
the special trains has been one
the difficult problems with, which!
the general committee has had to
deal. Next Wednesday a special ordi
nance will be introduced in the city
council to permit the laying of tem
porary parking tracfts on certain
streets that will enable these cars to
be set out during their stay here
where it will be convenient for the
visitors to reach them.
The temples and the cities they
represent, all of which have one train
each except that there are three
trains of the Philadelphia delegation,
two from Chicago, two from Boston
and three . from Atlanta, are as
Arriving: I,u Lu, Philadelphia;
Salad. n, Grand Rapids; Islam, San
Francisco: Aahmes, Oakland; Boumi,
Oakland; Damascus, Rochester; Acca,
Richmond; Mecca, New York; Alza
far, San Antonio; Kosier, Louisville;
Alee, Savannah; India, Oklahoma;
Pyramid, Bridgeport, Conn.; Hamasa,
Meridian; Jerusalem, New Orleans;
Al Malarkah, Los Angeles; Zamora,
Birmingham; Salaam and Crescent.
Departing: Islam, San Francisco;
Aahmes, Oakland; Egypt. Tampa;
Medinah, Chicago; Ismailia, Buffalo;
Akdar. Tulsa; Rajah, Reading; Syria,
Pittsburg; Alhambra-Kerbela, Chat
tanooga and Knoxville; Ararat, Kan
sas City; Aladdin, Columbus; Oasis,
Charlotte; Alkoran, Cleveland; Alep
po, Boston; Ainid, East St. Louis
Varat, Atlanta; Kagi, Evansville;
Mohammed, Peoria; Zenobia, Toledo
Al Malarkah, Los Angeles.
SHIP CLAIM BILL KILLED
House Refuses to Authorize Board
to Adjust Losses.
WASHINGTON. May. 26. The house
today killed the bill authorizing; the
shipping board to adjust claims of
Compensation was sought for losses
suffered in creating shipyards and
uui tui ii 6 csscia uurmg tne war.
DEMAND FOR CEREAL
ERS NOW- MET
Scramble for Ships Believed
to Be Nearly Over.
MANY. TO CALL IN JUNE
Exporters Feel That Vessels Enough
Are Available to Clean Up
Last Year's Crop.
With six steamers announced as
chartered to load wheat or flour here
on private account, two assigned to
the grain corporation for flour load
ing In the Columbia river and an
other tentatively booked for wheat
or flour loading either here or on
Puget sound, besides the two ves
sels now loading flour in the river,
local grain exporters believe th: am
ple tonnage has been secured to
clean up the remainder of last year's
grain crop, and that the scramble
for ships which has been in prog
ress for the past month is at an
end. Several other private charters
besides those announced are under
stood to have been made and are
expected to be made public soon.
Wtilwlnd Expected Wednesday.
The steamer Westwind, previously
reported as having sailed from Yoko
hama April 26 for the Columbia
river, will be here about next
Wednesday -and will load flour for
the grain corporation, it was learned
Announcement was made by Kerr,
Gifford & Co. yesterday that a full
cargo of grain will be loaded by this
company on . the British steamer
Mount Etna at Astoria during June.
This cargo is now being assembled
The steamer Eastern Cloud Is now
loading at Astoria for the grain cor
poration and the army transport
South Bend, now en route to San
Francisco from Vladivostok via
Manila, is expected to be here to
oad lor the grain corporation about
June 15. The steamer Higho will
also load flour here for the grain
corporation at about the same time.
Five on Private Account.
Besides the steamer Kayseeka now
loading at the Portland Flouring Mills
the steamers Eastern Glen, Dewey,
Bakersfield, Effingham and Mount
Etna have been announced to come
here in June to load wheat or flour
on private acco int.
The steamers West Elcajon and
Yosemite, now under the management
of the Barber Steamship company,
are to be turned over to other oper
ators on their arrival on this coast,
and will load wheat or flour. The
West Elcajon is to go to E. C. Evans
& Sons, and the Yosemite to Thorn-
dyke & Trenholme. The West Elca
jon will load here and the Yosemite
either here or on Puget sound.
It was announced . yesterday by
Frank O'Connor, agent of the Admiral
line, that the steamer West Togus,
which is to follow the Artigas in the
coast-to-coast service of the North
Atlantic & Western Steamship com
pany, will load flour or wheat for
the return voyage from the Pacific
coast to Philadelphia and Boston.
WATER CARRIERS WANT RISE
Same Rate Increase as Railroads
Get to Be Demanded.
WASHINGTON, May 26. Water
carriers are entitled to the sanfe rate
increases as railroads, Levi Mayer of
the Great Lakes Transport corpor
ation, declared today before the inter.
state commerce commission. He gave
notice that at the expiration of the
railroad testimony, applications would
be filed on behalf of water earners.
Chairman Clark requested repre
sentatives of the railroads to file
statements clearing up the question
of whether the new rates would be
expected to apply also to switching
and terminal charges.
Explaining the selection of freight
rates to bear the entire increase, Ben
jamin Campbell, vice-president of the
New York, New Haven & Hartford
railroad, said the carriers had de
cided they would cause least disturb
ance to rate relationships.
Pacific Coast Shipping Notes.
ASTORIA, Or., May 26. (Special.) Tha
steam schooner Daisy, carrying: a cargo of
lumber from Willapa and Rainier, sailed
at 9 last nlg-ht for San Francisco.
The steamer Steel Voyager, with part
cargo from Portland, sailed at 10 Last
night for Europe via ban Francisco.
The steam schooner Tahoe, bringing
freight for Portland, arrived at 10 last
niftlit from San FranclsCo.
The British motor schooner Malahat,
with lumber from the Hammond mill and
Westport, sailed at 1:45 today for Aus
The steamer West Nlvaria, with lumber
from Portland, sailed at ll:4o today for
Laden with 6o0 tons of asphaltum for
Portland, the steam schooner Daisy ar
rived at 4 this morning from San Fran
The crippled schooner Hoquiam sailed at
5 this afternoon for Portland to go on
drydock. where a rudder will be shipped.
The Japanese steamer Vancouver Marti
is due from Seattle en route to Portland.
With cargo from Portland, the Japanese
steamer Kaisho Maru sailed at 4 this aft
ernoon for the orient.
The steamer Corone from Portland sailed
8 this afternoon for Puget sound, where
she is to load.
SAN PEDRO. Cal.. May 26. (Special.)
Tie steamer West Montop of the Los An
eeles Pacific Navigation company arrived
this morning from the orient on her first
return trip to this port. The vesse
brought a miscellaneous cargo of oriental
products. She was greeted by a number
of the officers and directors of the com
pany, which is the largest purely local
steamship company operating with this as
Its home port. On her trip out the steam
er carried a cargo of which 40 per cent
was Los Angeles made products. Included
on her return cargo. is a large consignment
or rubber from Singapore. The West Mon
top was built In tne yards or the Ios An
geles Shipbuilding & Drydock company.
The world traders will hold a luncheon on
board the steamer June 3.
The Los Angeles Pacific Navigation com
pany Is enjoying unusual prosperity, recent
reports showing that the West Montop
earned $108,703 on her outward-bound voy
age. The West Hika. the second vessel
dispatched, earned JllO.OflO; the Vinita.
the third vessel, earned $11,000 on her
maiden voyare: the fourth, tTTe West Hix
ton. earned $122,000. The West Hesseltlne
will be the next vessel of ihe company to
SEATTLE. Wash., May 26. (Special.)
Navigation on the Yukon river will not open
until about June 12. according to advices
received in Seattle today by J. L. -Bum-side
of the White Pass A Yukon route,
which operates trains on the White Pass
railway and river boats up and down the
Yukon. The late spring in the north
and the extremely low water In the river
make tne operation or vessels at present
impossible, according to Mr. Burnside. Tbe
water In the river has not been at such
low stage in the spring for more than
The Osaka Shosen Kaisha liner Manila
Maru. bringing a total of 7372 tons of
oriental relght. arrived In Seattle - last
night from ports in the far east. The
through freight aboard the vessel rnn
sisted of 233 tons of raw silk and 159 tons
of eilk goods. I he vessel also brought
I tlve travelers weqt a;
I 890 tons of bean oil In bulk. The Manila
for Seattle. Ninety-
snore m v ictoria. ii. c
Ready to load for ner maiden voyage,
the 9600-ton steamship Aquarius of the I
tireeu Star Steamship corporation, built j
by the G. M Standi ter Construction cor- '
po ration in Vancouver, Wash., arrived in
Seattle early this morning from the yards
of her builders and went to a berth at the
terminal of the Kaat Waterway Uock.
The Hoi land-American line soon will es
tablish a regular service linking Seattle
with Holland for the. first time, with four
huge new treis titers between the Pacific
coaat and Kutterdam, according to ad
vices received this morning from San Fran
cisco, tne information being given out by
one of the corporation's directors. The
service will follow the Panama canal
PORT TOWSBND. Wash., May 2.--(Special.
J n route to Puget sound from
San Francisco, where sho loaded part
cargo for Kuskokiom river, the motor
schooner Ozmo will arrive Friday. The
cargo loaded at San Francisco - will be
transferred to the steamer Victoria for
delivery at St. Michaels. At Seattle she
will load mining machinery and suppliee
for Ivuakokiom. All of her passenger ac
commodations have been taken. The Ozmo
Is on ned and operated by the .Northern
With her hold filled with general cargo
and her deck piled high with lumber, the
steamer Wallingford sailed today for Val
paraiso. The steamer Fred Baxter has been re
lieved of her deckload of piles and an ef
fort was made today to place her on an
even keel, without success. It Is probable
she will be towed to Seattle, where the big
derrick at the municipal dock wilt be used
to pull .her over. The piles have been
boomed at Hadtock and will be loaded on
the steamer Horace X. Baxter for delivery
at San Pedro.
OR AYS HARBOR. Wash.. May 26.
(Special.) The steamer Hoquiam, coming
to Aberdeen to take a small amount of
freight to Seattle on Monday, struck on
the north spit and lost her rudder, and
probably wars otherwise damaged. The tug
Cudahy went to her assistance and stood
by during Monday night until the steamer
was taken in tow for Astoria, where she
will be put on the marine railway for ex
amination as to the amount of damages.
The condition of the harbor Is add to be
responsible for the accident, as the Ho
quiam was light. The towing of the Ho
quiam to Astoria for placing In drydock
also emphasizes the need here, marine men
say, of a floating dock for the repair of
vessels, an enterprise which will doubtless
follow proposed port improvements.
me steamer J. B. Stetson cleared for
Ean Francisco at 8 A. M.. after taking
cargo at the Lyttle mill.
TACOMA. Wh. fflv A rSnoia1
According to Tacoma fishermen the treaty
between the United States and Canada
will put purse seine fishermen of the
sound out of buMness with the exception
of fall salmon fishing, which Is done in
the upper sound. They say that the treaty
contains a provision whereby a line is es
tablished between Trial island. B. C. and
Whilby island. Purse seine ffnhcrmn will
not oe allowed Inside this line which In
closes purse seln fi shine around-. How
ever, four of the big packing corporations
n.vw traya nere wnicn win not be mo
lested. It Is claimed these trans will wet
tne usn just tne same.
The Robin Goodfellow Inadinr fcr fnr
ine orient Will HAH f rtmnrrrw tnnrnlnir
veasei nas oeen worKln live eanea
ol longnnoremen sor tne last two days.
The Manila Maru of th Annka Rhnmn
Kaisha is due during the night. The ves
sel nas aoout 4UOU tons of Ken era 1 caren
to aiscnarge nere and a lull cargo of out
bound freight to load.
xne wallingford of th 0mrii stm.
snip line, sailed this morning for west
coast ports vis. San Francisco. The Ad
miral Dewey of the Pacific Steamshio
line was an arrival from California and
tne Alaska from the north.
By June 1 a number of th nffir-. nf
the Pacific Steamship company will be
removed from Tacoma to Seattle. This
is done. It is said, in order to expedite
Business, rresment Alexander of the com
pany, will make his home here when not
in 'the east. Admiral K. B. Roeers. retired
James Wallace, , secretary to President
Alexander and W. Shorthltl. will remain
here. This move has been forecasted bv
shipping men for some time, following the
disposal of stock owned by Tacomans in
the company. The Quadra, the Alaska and
the Cordova are unloading ore at the
smelter docks this week, the two first-
named ships arriving this morning. The
Quadra makes regular trips from Brltain-
nia Beach, B. C. and the Alaska comes
regularly from the north. The Cordova
is expected to complete the discharging
of her cargo and sail Wednesday for
The port of Tacoma may soon be visited
regularly by four huge new freighters, op
era ting between Rotterdam, Holland, and
r'aciric coast ports, by way of the Pana
This prediction was made today by
hipping men when reports came from
San Francisco that four freighters will be
put on oy tne Holland-American line be
tween Rotterdam and San Francisco, "and
other ports on the Pacific coast." No
representative of the Holland line has
visited Tacoma thus far, but arrange
ments are expected to be made in the
near future for the regular visits of the
SAN FRANdSCO. CaL. May 2. Spe
cial.) The T. K. TC. steamship Persia
Maru, Captain Watanabe, sailed today for
the orient via Honolulu with a full gen
eral careo and a capacity lint of passen
gers. The Persia arrived and left port
during an Interval when but few liners
arrived or sailed. The Pacific Mall steam
ship Columbia is the next vessel sched
uled to sail for the far east.
The United States shipping board steam
er Bakersfield, which is to arrive tomor
row from New York, en route to Tacoma,
has a 5.1-foot twin-screw motorboat aboard
as freight, it was announced. The vessel
was built by -the Aioany Hoar worKs ana
ill cost the owner, freight included
The Panama canal is proving' an aa
vantage to the east dast and a d lead van
taee to the norts of the Pacific coast, ac
cording to local shipping men. Basing
their ludirment upon the reports of
rivals and sailings at. ports of the orient,
these experts allege that two-thirds of the
movements there are directed to or from
ports of the Atlantic via the Panama
canal. Today there were nine arrival
or departures at oriental ports attacnea to
American Atlantic ccast ports and only
four concerned this or other Pacific ports,
without the Panama canal It is said th
the nine ships would all have cleared for
or arrived from facmc coast ports.
Williams. Dfmond & Co., who now oper
ate a fleet of 12 steamers between Pacific
coast ports and Europe, announced yes
terday that In order to care for the heavy
movement of goods from this coast to
Europe during the rush months next fall
they will need tnree or iour more Bnipi
from the shipping board. The company
will load one direct ship with general car
go here in June, two In July, three in
September and not less than three each
month thereafter. An extra steamer will
be placed on the berth earti month for
Copenhagen and Scandinavian ports be
ginning with September, it was announced.
Tides at Astoria Thursday.
! A. M 3 7 feet!3:2 A. M 1.4 feet
9:30 P. M 3.T feet'3:lff P. M. 2.1 feet
Colombia River Bar Report.
NORTH HEAD, May 26. Condition of
the bar at 5 P.
south, 22 miles.
M. Sea smooth ; wind
To Arrlv at Portland.
Str. Vancouver Maru. Japan
Str. City of Topeka.. .San Fran...
Sch. Golden Shore ...San Fran...
Str. West Ivan Seattle
Str. Wapama .San Fran. . .
. .Mav .11
utr no I i a 1 ..... oan ran
. . . May 30
Str! West No men turn. San Fran.
Str. Eastern Glen.
. oean.e . .
Str. Crown Cit
Str. Bakersfield -
Str. Coaxet . . . . k . . .
Sen. Kath'n Mackall.
. x . via a.-.. .June
vanoy-r, s.c June 10
San Fran June 1
Str. soutn ena. ....
Str. Horalsan Maru..
. . x aa r ran. .
. . Ra.lt! more
Str. Krringnam . .
Str. Westward Ho.
Str. The Angeles..
To -M-rt From PrtLand
Str. Rose City San Fran. ...
Str. City of Topeka ..San Fran. ...
Str. Pawlett Orient
YesaeJa in Port.
Sch. Cecelia Sudden. .East. A Western znilL
ten. WOiumui "itci . .i-j uoci,
Str. Daisy Freeman. .Mult. Lbr. & Box Co.
Str. Daisy Matthews.. St. Helens.
Str. Daisy Putnam. ..St. Helens.
Str. Elk ton Inman-Poulsen mill.
Str. Johan Poulsen. .. Westport.
Str. Klamath ........St. Helens.
str. Kayseeka ....
Portland Flour mm.
str. Paw let
Str. Rose City
Str. Silverado ....
Str. Tiverton -....
Sen. Wm. H. Smith
. . Wauna.
. . Ainsworth dock.
St. Johns mill.
...ast. A Western mill.
- . r eiipori.
. .Inman-Poulsen mllL
TP STRIKE, THEY SAY
Contract Is Binding, Declares
. Union Leader.
ULTIMATUM IS DELIVERED
Caterers Insist Upon Demand for
Sew Wage Schedule Being
Developments of the restaurant
situation yesterday were:
Under no circumstances will the
cooks of Portland violate their afjree-
ment and strike. Their - contract la
their bond. This was the statement
of C. T. Frederick, secretary of the
cooks' and assistants' union.
An ultimatum was formally de
livered to union headquarters by
F. W. Beach, secretary of the caterers'
association, that the caterers at pres
ent operating under union conditions
were willing so to continue; but
that the waere schedule must be with
drawn not later than noon Friday,
and that if it is not withdrawn by
that date the union houses will oper
ate under open shop conditions.
'And the answer must be yes or no;
we cannot arbitrate , the question,
said Mr. Beach to the union leaders.
Unions to Frame Answer.
Union leaders will meet today to
consider their answer. 1
A record attendance of members of
the caterers' association met at the
Chamber of Commerce and the entire
wage schedule was considered. Mem
bers of the association declared that
they could not possibly pay the in
creased wage demands and Mr. Beach
was instructed to call upon the
unions and deliver the ultimatum.
Prior to that time Mr. Frederick,
Harley Johnson, representing the
international union, and R. R. Hatch,
chairman of the joint board of the
unions involved, had declared they
had up to that time received no an
swer from the caterers or their
Shortly after the union meeting had
disbanded, Mr. Beach called at union
"I want to say to you," said Mr.
Frederick, "that the cooks' union Is
composed of American citizens; we
own homes and property. We are
on record with a contract that de
clares there shall be no stoppage of
work pending arbitration, and the
cooks' union does not and will not
strike while Its present contract is
in force. This contract does not ex
pire until June 1, 1921."
Contract Still In Effect.
Mr. Frederick read to a news
paperman the clause in the contract
in effect between the union house
restaurateurs, comprising the larger
number of restaurants, and the
union, which says!
This agreement shall be in full fores
and effect from June 1, 1919, and ques
tions arising between the unions and th
proprietors of the undersigned, regarding
wage scales for the second year from date
hereof, shall be subject to arbitration;
and be It further agreed that all ques
tions arising that are not in conflict with
the constitution snd laws of the Motel
and Restaurant Employes' International al
liance and Bartenders' International etague
of America, shall be settled by arbitration,
provided same cannot be settled by the
parties interested, and In no case shall
there be a stoppage of work pending such
"'The last thing in the world we
would do," said Mr. Frederick,
"would be to injure Portland and the
Shrine convention. The matter was
taken up at this time because June 1
marks the end of the first year of
the contract, and we feel that we
were simply opening negotiations
which would lead to a consideration
of the entire question. We are will
ing to submit the entire matter to
arbitration and consider that under
the terms of the contracts the cater
ers will feel the same way about it.
"But please remember, we don't
The steam schooner Hoquiam, operated
by Bowes & Andrews, which smashed her
rudder on the Grays Harbor bar, left up
from Astoria at 6 o'clock last night for
Portland for repairs. She will be lifted
today in the port drydock.
The steam schooner Tahoe. bringing
freight .for the Charles Nelson company,
arrived up at Albers dock No. 8 at 4:30
The steam schooner Daisy arrived at
the Couch-street dock to discharge gen
eral freight at 3 o'clock yesterday after
noon. She will load lumber at St. Helens.
The steamer Silverado, loading at the
St. Johns Lumber company's mill for the
west coast of South America, will shift to
the Inman-Poulsen mill tomorrow morn
ing to finish.
The first pontoon of the 15.000-ton dry
dock being built for the commission of
public docks by Cornfoot fc Mcintosh will
be launched during the first week of
July, It was estimated by Mr. Mcintosh
The passenger steamer Rose City arrived
t tne Arnswortn dock: at 1 o clock yes
terday morning with freight and passen
gers irora ban r rancisco.
The Admiral line oriental freighter Paw
let is expected to finish loading lumber
at Wauna this afternoon and to return
Portland to complete her cargo. She
is scheduled to sail June 2.
The Associated Oil .Company's tanker
William F. Herrin arrived at 2 o'clock
yesterday morning with a cargo of fuel
oil irom Oaviota.
The Japanese steamer Kaisho Maru went
down the river from the Inman-Poulsen
mill at 6 o'clock yesterday morning for
1 ne snipping board wooden steami
Corone left down at 8 :30 o'clock y ester-
aay morning tor uiDa via Seattle.
Movements or Vessels. ,
ASTORIA. May 28- (Special.) Sailed
at 4:30 P. M. Japanese steamer Kaisho
Maru for Kobe and Dairen. Arrived at 4:30
f. Ai. steamer corone lor Cuba via. Pn
get sound. Left at ft P. M. Steamer Ho
quiam ior aryaocjt.
SAN FRANCISCO. May 28. Special.)
ctaiiea at :u a. ai. steamer Bantu from
ftew xorK vta Santiago. Cuba; and Cria
tobal for Portland via Vancouver. B. C
SAN PEDRO. Cal.. Mav 2. fSoeclal.
Arrived: Steamers Brunswick from Fortej
Br&RK. I A.. M. ; anguard. from Eureka. :
A. M. : Frank H. Buck, from San Fran
clsco. 11 A- M.: Dllworth. from Honolulu.
11 A. M. ; West Montop. from Singapore.
lu A. m. ; Multnomah, from Redondo.
A. M.; West Katan. from Port San L-nis. 6
A. M. ; Humboldt, from San Francisco. 8
Sailed: Steamers Vanguard, for Eureka.
5 P. M.; yueen. for San Diego. 10 A. M.
West Katan. for India. 6 P. M.: Halco. for
Astoria, lo a. ai.; Mcnmona. lor Seattle.
8 A M.; Humboldt, for San Francisco. 10
SEATTLE, Wash.. May 26. Arrived
Redondo. from southeastern Alaska. Nome
City, and Horace X. Baxter, from San
Francisco : Aq uarius. irom Vancouver.
w asn. -
TACOMA. Wash.. May 26. Arrived: Ad
miral Dewey, from San Francisco: Alaska,
from Alaska- Sailed: Wallingford. for
Valparaiso, via Port: Cordova and Alaska,
for Alaska ports; Admiral Dewey, for San
SAN FRANCISCO. Cal . May 26- De.
parted: Bantu, for Vancouver: Johanna
Smith, for Coos Bay; Chehalis. for Aber
deen; Wapama. for Portland: San Ja
cinto, for Portland. Arrived: Astoria,
from Bremerton ; Acme, from Itosokl:
Charlton Hall, from Shanghai; Elizabeth,
from Bandon; Grace Dollar, from New
PORTLAND. May 26. Arrived at 1
A. M. Steamer Rose City, from San Fran-
Cisco. Arrived at 2 A. M. Steamer "W.
F. Herrin. from' Gavlota. Arrived at S
P. M. Steamer Daisy, from San Fran
cisco. Arrived at 4:30 P. M. Steamer
Tahoe. from San Francisco. Sailed at
A. M. Japaneso steamer Kaisho Maru. for
Kobe and Dairen. Sailed at 8:30 A. M.
Steamer Corone. for Cuba via Puaet sound.
ASTORIA. May 28. Sailed at 8:3n last
nlitht Steamer Shasta, for San Pedro.
Sailed at 10:30 last night Steamer Steel
Voyairer, for Newport, England. Arrived
at 3 and left up 5 30 A. M. Steamer
lalsy. from San Francisco. Arrived at 8
and left up 9 A. M. Steamer Tahoe. from
San Francisco. Sailed at 11:45 A. M.
Steamer West Nlvaria. for China. Arrived
down at S P. M. Japanese steamer Kai
sho Maru. Sailed at 3 P. M. British mo
tor schooner Atalahat. for Adelaide.
SAN PRAMC1SCO. May 16 Sailed at
11 A. M. steamer City of Toneka, for
Portland via iSureka and Coos Bay.
SAN PEDRO. May 26. Arrived at 6
A. M. Steamer Willlamette. from Port
land via San Francisco.
SEATTLE. May 26. Arrived t 1 A M
Steamer Aquarius, from Portland.
KOBE. May 19. Arrived Steamer Mon
tague, from Portland and Yokohama for
Shanghai. Hongkong and Manila.
SHANGHAI. Mav 28. Arrived Thlcaso
Maru, from Seattle.
AUCKLAND. May 23. Arrive Makura.
from Vancouver, B. C.
21. Arrived West I sera,
VLADIVOSTOK. May 21. Sailed Wa
walona, from Portland, Or.
SAILER TOWED INTO PORT
OCEANIA VANCE IX BADLY DIS
AH LED CONDITION.
Vessel Begins Leaking: Shortly After
Leaving San Francisco With
Cargo of Lumber.
LOS ANGELES, Cal.. May 26. The
three-masted calling- vessel jDceania
Vance, which left San Francleco May
20 with a cargo of lumber for Syd
ney, Australia, was towed Into San
Pedro in a badly disabled condition
today by the Standard Oil tanker
The vessel began leaking: badly
shortly after leaving' San Francisco,
according to Captain Charles Sexon.
and when about. 150 miles off shore
the water flooded the hold and the
cabin, washed over the decks and put
the pumps out of commission, and the
master steered a direct course for the
When taken In tow by the tanker
most of the food aboard had been lost
and Captain Sexon, his wife, their
two small children and the crew of
eight were forced to sleep on top
of the lumber loaded on the deck.
Tbe sailer will be unloaded at San
Pedro, it is said, to ascertain the
extent, of the damage and the need
The Oceania Vance Is a 445-ton
wooden vessel, owned by the Charles
Nelson company of San Francleco.
OPEX SHOP PLAN IS UPHELD !
Canadian Operators Refuse to Ne
gotiate With Unions.
VANCOUVER, B. C. May 26. There
is nothing: to negotiate, contend repre
sentatives of Canadian steamship
companies operating out of British
Columbia ports, whose sailors have
been oir strike for three weeks, who
today informed I. T. Bulger, provin
cial fair wage officer, and a media
tion committee of the International
Longshoremen's union, that the open
shop principle would be maintained.
The committee so reported to the sail
ors' union. The committee was told
plenty men are available, but no dis
crimination would bo shown against
union men returning to work.
Officials of the steamship compa
nies stated all Canadian Pacific ves
sels, txcepting two, most of the Upton
Steamship company's boats and one
Grand Trunk Pacific steamer were in'
commission with full crews, and prep.
arations were under way to man all
other vessels tied up by he strike.
Artigas May Come Here.
The coming to Portland of the
steamer Artigas of the North Atlantic
& Western Steamship company is con
tingent upon the booking of at lease
500 tons oif freight here for Boston
and Philadelphia, it was announced
yesterday by Frank J. O'Connor, Port
land agent of the Pacific Steamship
company, which will represent the
eastern concern on this coast. No dif
ficulty is expected in sect Ting the de
sired amount of freight. The Artigas
sailed from Boston May 10, and will
make her first stop on this coast at
San Pedro. She should reach this port
between June 10 and June 15.
Northwestern Leaves Today.
The river steamer Northwestern.
formerly the Grahamona, will leave
municipal terminal No. 2 today on her
first trip in her new service between
Portland and Lewieton, Idaho. ' For
her first cargo the Portland Naviga
tion company, owners of the vess
have obtained a large quantity of
sirups manufactured in this city. The
Northwestern will operate on a week
ly schedule. .She will be piloted by
Captain Clyde Raabe, one of the mov
ing spirits in the company which
owns the boat.
U. S. Naval Radio Reports.
(All positions reported at 8 P. M, yejtter-
aay ume otnfrwi.se loairmtea.)
RICHMOND, towing barge 95, San Pedro
for Point Weill, 80 miles from San
WAHKEENA, Portland for San Pedro,
L'l. miles soutn oi ban r ran clsco.
CLAREMONT, San Pedro for Willapa
harbor. lit'J miles irom an ir"edro.
WASHTENAW, Port San Luis for
Oleum, 160 miles from Oleum.
ADMIRAL. NICHOLSON, Port San Luis
for Santa Barbara, 15 miles from Santa
BARGE 01. In tow of tug Standard No.
2, Los Angeles for Richmond, 312 miles
GOVERNOR. San Francisco for Seattle.
112 miles north of Point Caspe Arago.
STORM KING, with schooner Golden
Shore in tow. San Francisco for Astoria.
4l2." miles from San Francisco.
SAN DIEGO, San Pedro for Tacoma,
451 miles north of San Francisco.
EL BEGUN DO, towing barge IM. Klch
mond for Portland. 130 mf.es south of tbe
ADMIRAL SCHLEY, Seattle for San
Francisco, 395 miles from Seattte.
PRESIDENT, Seattle for San Francisco,
S27 miles from San Francisco.
WALLINGFORD, Tacoma for San Pedro,
off Race rocks.
HYADBS, Beltlngham for Honolulu. 73
miles from Bellingham.
DE VOLENITE, Hilo for San Francisco,
9 SO miles from San Francisco. 8 P. M.
'May 2o.' .
ORANI, San Francisco for Alexandria,
807 miles south of San Francisco. 8 P. M.
EDITOR. San Francisco for Honolulu,
829 miles from San Francisco, 8 P. M.
MANOA. San Francisco for Honolulu. 27
mi'es out, 8 P. M. May 25.
COLONEL E. L. DRAKE. San Pedro for
Hilo, 507 miles from San Pedro. 8 P. M.
WEST NIGER. Honolulu for San Fran
cisco, 560 miles from San Francisco, 8 P.
M. May 35.
LAKE FLTNTJSS, 33 miles southwest of
San Francisco, bound for Tacoma.
CITY OF TOPEKA. S3 miles north of
San Francisco, for Portland.
ATLAS, San Pedro for Ketchikan, 182
inilM north of San Francisco.
CAUTAIN A. T. LUCAS. Port San ImIb
for S-attl. 647 miles from Seattle.
ARGYLL, Seattle for Oleum 145 miles
OLEUM. Port San Luis for Portland. 6S8
miles from Astoria.
MOHINKIS. Hilo for San Francisco. 163
miles from San Francisco.
STANDARD ARROW, San Francisco fr
L)aus ofp iri
are the best of - all uiestfear
E. E. PENN
Yokohama, 242 miles west of San Fran
UMAX STEWART. Port San L.ui
Vancouver, S40 miles from Vancouver.
SIERRA, Bellingham for San Francisco,
77 miles north of San Francisco.
HWAH-WU, Portland for Tako kar. 320
miles northwest of Cape Flattery, 8 P. M.
WEST NIGER, Honolulu for San Fran
cisco, 560 miles from San Francisco, 8 P.
M. May 23.
ENDICOTT, Seattle for Shanghai. 333
miles from Seattle.
CORONE. Portland for Seattle. IS miles
north of Columbia river lightship.
HERCULES (tug), Seattle for Oakland,
drydock pontoon in tow, 233 miles from
ERNEST H. METER, San Francisco for
Seattle. 193 miles from Seattle.
WEST NIVARIA. Portland for Shanghai.
67 miles from Columbia river lightship.
SLAYER IS ACQUITTED
ARTHUR THOMPSON FREKD IN
HOUR BY JURY.
Plea ot Self Defense in Fight With
Odie Bates, Over Cow, Wins
Freedom at Roseburg.
ROSEBURG, ' Or., May 26. (Spe
cial.) Arthur Thompson, charged
with the murder of Odie Bates at
Riddle, sonne weeks ago. was acquitted
todav by the trial jury within, an
hour after the case was taken under
advisement. The trial occupied prac
tically one day, the jury being ob
tained and the prosecution presenting .
the case late yesterday.
Thompson put up a plea of self-de-
fense, alleging that Bates was the '
more powerful and to save himself
from harm he used a pocket knife.
The thrust penetrated the lower part
of the heart and the wounded man
started away, dying before he reached
The fight ending In Bates' death
occurred over a trade in which
Thompson accepted a horse for a cow.
Alleging that the horse was balky
he took the animal over to Bates'
cabin untied the cow and was leading
the animal away when he was stopped
by the owner, and in the dispute fol
lowing the matter came to blows.
After i the stabbing Thompson took
the cow home with him.
AUTO DRIVER EXONERATED
F. F. Hickox Xot Blamed for Death
of William J. Sommers.
VANCOUVER. Wash.. May 26.
(Special.) At a coroner's inquest to
day in the matter of the death of
William J. Sommers, 23 years old,
crushed by a big truck here last
nil? in. F. F. Hickox. driver of the
truck, was exonerated from all blame.
It was shown that Sommers was
riding in the truck with several other
workmen on their way home from the
G. M- Standifer Construction corpor
ation and -when the truck reached
Second and Washington streets, Som
mers attempted to leave the truck
without telling the driver he was
going to do so. He placed his foot on
the hub of the car and was thrown
under the rear wheel and died al
most at once.
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