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THE SUNDAY OREGONIAtf, PORTLAND', JAffUAKY 14, 1900
CITY NEWS IN BRIEF
COKDRA.TS THEATER (WasS4011 street)
Hum&& Hearts. '
Eisn in Bun. Run.-A very unusual
eight in Portland Is any sediment, or even
a murky tinge In the water supply, such
tsxras Tnoticeable a litUe whUe yesterday.
This was due to an unprecedented rise
in the waters or. Bull Run river, owing to
the warm chinook wind thafhas prevailed
for the past 48 hours. An immense quan
tity of iow basheen melted In the moun
tains constituting the watershed of Bull
Bun. causing the water at the headworks
to rise higher than it has ever been known
to do since the construction of the water
rL t.,Wa mismtities of drift have
been running, which was handled with
difficulty. But even the rise alone doe
not account for the muddy appearance of
Sb water, for the channel of Bull Run is
8o splendidly adapted to the source of a
city's water supply that rises have no
heretofore raised any sediment. It is pre
sumed that there was a small landslide
somewhere along the banks above the
headworks, which soon washed away. a
yesterday morning the water at the head
ofthe pipeline was again perfectly clear.
Sandy river rose to a. very great height
night before last from the same causes
affecting Bull Run, and the wooden coun
ty bridge across the former stream Just
below the steel bridge supporting the pipe
line was in great danger of being carried
Disorders BouoH.-John P. TPatson.
alias "Scraplron Watson" was sent to the
city jail yesterday by Judge Hennessy for
103 days. He spends considerable of his
time in the city jail, the police say, as
he has a strong penchant for Insulting
women on the street when he gets drunk.
Friday night he was drunk and disorderly,
near the corner of First and Oak, and
Officer Bulger remonstrated with him.
telling him he had better behave himself
and go home to bed. This advice made
TVatson all the more cantakerous, and
he struck the officer, knocking him down.
Bulger, however, hung to his man. and,
although less powerful than the burly
"Watson, he landed him at the station
after a severe struggle. "Watson, how
ever, did not curb his tongue, but gave
the entire police department a piece ot
his mind, and threatened to have the
whole outfit Jired bodily next June.
flatters himself that he has a considerable
number of votes at his command.
n.Tjrc TT?AcKpnirriNG Lumber. Three
of the 1500-ton barges built by Hale &
Kern in Portland in 1SSS are now engaged
in transporting lumber to San Francisco
from Portland and Puget sound. The
fourth, which was recently resurrected
from the bed of the Lower Columbia, is
now undergoing repairs at the boneyard.
below town. The original owners have
bought her back from the insurance com
pany, which raised her, and she will be
put in commission in the Gray's harbor
Jetty work, when again in trim. The
barges make very satisfactory lumber ves
sels, as they carry from 1,000.000 to 1,200.
000 feet each at a load. There Is little or
no marine risk attached to that method
of transportation; and they can be towed
from port to port with light expense.
Thefts at the Libbart. An overcoat
and an umbrella were stolen yesterday at
the Portland library, and an overcoat and
nmhrolijL were also stolen the day
before. The library officials have been
troubled very much of late by people
missing umbrellas, but the thievery has
never gone so far as overcoats until last
Friday. The librarians have been watch
ing the peoole who enter the building, but
have not noticed any suspicious charac
ters. The rack the articles were sto.en
from is directly In front of the office,
where one or more women are constantly
in attendance. A while back umbrella
racks were placed In each alcove and In
the periodical room, but most of the peo
ple still leave their umbrellas in the main
Preparkn-o School Report. A special
meeting of the board of education has
been called for SP. M. Monday, January
15. This will be the last meeting prior to
the annual meeting of the taxpayers,
which Is held that same evening. At the
meeting of the board Chairman Strow
bridge will submit a full report for the
Tinst ttp.it. from which the board makes up
Its estimates of money required for the
present year. Ordinarily, three or four
meetings are necessary for the board to
complete this business, but matters have
progressed so well that the chairman ex
pects no trouble in getting everything In
stiape at the afternoon meeting for the
taxpayers' meeting in the evening.
Places Wanted for Children. Among
the children at the Boys' and Girls' Aid
Society are two 14-year-old boys, for whom
the management are anxious to find places
in Portland. The superintendent says
they are good boys, and would like to hear
from merchants or others who would be
willing- to provide a home for them in
Teturn for services. There are also a
few girls, who can be placed In families,
who will school and clothe them; also, a
very fine 2-year-old boy for legal adoption.
For further information communicate
with Superintendent Gardner, at the
Home, or call up telephone east 5.
Toted "With a Buzz-Saw. -J. C. Hil
liard, a Clatckanie sawmill hand. Is at the
Good Samaritan hospital as a result of a
circular saw crashing through the bones
nf the rlrht forearm. The surgeons, in
operating on the arm, resorted to the
bone-grafting process, and set in a piece
of new bone five inches long to replace
the piece taken away. Naturally, the
arm is very sore, and there is as yet no
assurance that amputation will not finally
become necessary. "When Hilllard met
with the accident, he was stooping under
an edger saw, trying to clear the sawdust
away with a scoop shovel.
Bust Season Ahead. The Klernan rock
quarries, some 10 miles above "Vancouver,
are being prepared for a busy season,
which it is expected will begin in the
spring. About a dozen men are now em
ployed rigging up derricks and extending
tramways, and when the weather settles
for good, the force will be increased to
125 hands. There is work enough on hand
lor two years yet, as about 500,000 tons
of rock have to be gotten out for the
Gray's harbor jetties. Work on the jet
ties has been suspended for the winter
on account of the neavy surf.
Work on Custom-House. The force en
cacod on the new custom-house has been
reduced to 90 men, 16 of these being stone
cutters, who are carving a granite belt,
In position on the second-story level. With
the exception of this piece of work, the
granite cutting is all done. The iron
structural work for the roof supports has
not yet arrived from the East, though
the fire-proof tiling is all on the ground.
This latter has been manufactured in
Portland, as well as the "book tiling" for
Our Illustrated Seed Catalog for
1900 is larger and more complete than
ever. "We want to mall it free to every
garden and farm in the Northwest. Send
us your name or call at the store, corner
Front and Yamhill streets. Buell Lam
berson. Twentieth-century model "The Fox"
nickle-ln-slot machine: latest perfection in
ventive skill has yet produced; handsome,
durable and popular. Trans-Continental
Machine Co., 310 Oak street, Portland.
Notice. Judgment sale against W. St
M. Barnes, manager Thiel's Detective Ser
vice, for $450 and cost Liberal discount.
Apply George Mendenhall, Commercial
David M. Dunne & Co.'s office removed
to factory, corner 19th and Sherlock ave.
Or. telephone 137.
Grand carnival and masquerade ball
to be given by Vereln Elntracht, February
Umbrellas. Repairing and recovering.
"Meredith's, Washington, bet 5th and 6th.
liARGn front office-room, steam, heat
Russel building, Morrison, corner 4th.
Mrs. C. Cornelius, spiritual test meet
ing, Allsky hall, this evening, 7:3).
Ladt Minstrels! Grand ball! Waltz
prizes! Tonight Arion hall.
S. T. Jetfrets, attorney, 420 Commercial
Permanent Exhibit. Only part of the ,
committees appointed to solicit funds for
a permanent exhibit of Oregon products
has been able to do any work in that line
during the past week. One of the princi
pal workers, H. E. Dosch, was compelled
to-do Jury duty all the week, and another,
W. H. Grlndstaff, was rushed with busi
ness that could not be deferred. J. F.
Batchelder and some other members of
the committee managed to get out part
of the time, and met with a very encour
aging reception. They secured several
subscriptions and the promise of several
more, and. as soon as it is possible, they
Intend to make a fresh start and finish
up the Interrupted good work.
Mrs. Porter, of the Pacific Employ
ment Office, Is now matron of the Home
for Unemployed at 305& Third str&jt, will
be pleased to have all orders sent there.
Oregon 'phone, red 1581; Columbia, 170.
'P!pir.TTTjTis and connoisseurs go to Rich
ards' restaurant Sixth and Alder, for the
best in fine liquors and delicacies served
up In latest Delmonlco style. Elegant pri
vate dining parlors.
The Art Department of the Woman's
Club will meet the first and third Mon
days, at 2 P. M., with Mrs. R. M. Bing
ham, Mount Tabor. Sunnyside cars to
Taxpaters' annual school meeting will
be held in high school building Monday
evening, January 15, 1900. Special school
tax to be voted.
Dr. George H. Chance has returned
from California, and will be found in his
office in the Dekum building Monday and
Horses. Several head large draft and
driving horses. Call at 144 Sixth street
north, near Union depot
Hammond & Chance (A A. Hammond,
Charles H. Chance), attorneys at law,
Will build house to suit Sell on install
ments. East or West Side. Dammeler, 246
Mr. Reginald Li. Hidden. 442 Jefferson.
SEVEN DENTAL CHAIRS.
Said to Be the X.nrjrcst Number in
Operation In the Northxrest.
One of the most recent Illustrations
what good advertising can do when com
bined with good service, may be found In
the almost phenomenal growth or tne
New York Dental Parlors of this city.
A few months ago they opened up neat
but small, offices at the corner of Morri
son and Fourth streets. Their announce
ments were dignified and very becoming
the most ethical practitioners. Those
who called upon them reported great care
shown their dental Infirmities. The ef
fect of this combination Is best told by
the results. After a few weeks, addi
tional offices were added on the Fourth
street side and as many more chairs put
in. A dentist or two were brought out
from the East, not men of mediocre abil
ity, but specialists in their calling. Busi
ness continued to grow, and the landlord
was Importuned for more room. Last
week he caused a series of offices on the
Morrison-street front to be vacated and
turned them over to the New York Dental
Parlors. Yesterday the alterations neces
sary were completed and three new dental
chairs were Installed, making seven in all,
the largest number of operators, at least
busy operators, In any one office in Port
land. The laboratory has Been emargea
tr mppt the rpaulremnts of the office,
much new and costly machinery having
been aaaea. in me centci- uclwoti "
two wings are the general reception-room,
ladies waiting-room, cashier's department
and advertising offices. Bright carpets,
chairs upholstered in red, brilliant cab
inets and brass railings combine to pro
duce a most showy effect Merchants of
whom fixtures and furniture were pur
chased speak In the highest terms of the
business-like manner In which all trans
actions have been conducted. This policy
has been popular and profitable, showing
that the confidence 'of the managers of
this new concern in Portland people has
not been misplaced, and they may now
boast of the largest and best-equipped
dental offices In the Northwest
Grand avenue, will be repaired In the
early spring. The street needs repairing
very badly as far as East Eighth street,
but at present there Is no disposition to
make repairs for that distance. It is
proposed to repair with lumber 4x8 Inches,
which is considered better than 4x12 inches
or the large pieces with which the street
was first improved. Planking 4x8 will
contain the best part of the lumber. It
is thought that the only expense to the
repairs will be for the lumber and laying
it There will be no grading, and the
bearings are in good condition. It has
been demonstrated that the use of. large
timbers 5x5 and Gx6 Inches Is a great
waste of material, as nearly half of the
material becomes decayed before It Is
worn out This is shown on the road
way on Grand avenue. Along this street
the large timbers are found to be badly
decayed underneath, while the top por
tion is not much worn.
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IN "RICHARD HI."'
Mr. Warde Closed a "Very Successful
Frederick Warde closed his engagement
In Portland last night In one of his favor
ite characters, Richard III. The company
was well cast, and was at Its best The
play was staged with the historical accu
racy and attention to detail which char
nnterlze all Mr. Warde' s productions.
The play was greeted with the usual
packed house, and the audience was so
appreciative as to gratify the moat ambi
tious actor. Mr. Warde's engagement has
been unusually successful, and he leaves
Portland with the best wishes of all his
old friends and those of many new ones.
WHERE TO DINE.
Open day and night, always serving the
very best The Portland restaurant, S05
Washington street near Fifth.
The best 25c chicken dinner today at
Strouse's cafe, 229 Washington, between
First and Second, prepared by the new
Chicken dinner at the Eastern restaur
ant 25 cents. 170 Third, near Yamhill.
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gridllvo 1 1 keep it up
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ii Chickening i H '
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KIMBALL ORGANS M 8
107 First Street j jf
13 HANDS I
Os. C"-' Tivwraxr.!MK & asei
Insurance Is the
Thins in the East.
MAKE YOUR OWN TERMS-
During our great January sale. The fol
lowing are but a few of the many things
w coxry i
Curtains, Clocks, Hockers Bed JJounges,
Couch Covers, Blankets, Bedspreads,
Dress Goods, Hatracks, Jackets, Skirts,
Dressing Sacques, Lounging Robes, Pic
tures, Mirrors, Mandolins, Mattresses,
Men's Mackintoshes, Suits, Overcoats,
Umbrellas, Pillows, Rugs. Table Covers,
iTTiiorcMrts "Wflists. Violins, etc.
Every article in the house reduced dur
ing our great January sale.
EASTERN OUTFITTING CO.,
3S8-390 Washington street
Phone Main 87.
Elegant and reasonable: also hyacinths,
carnations, callas and Easter lilies, at
Burkhardt Bros.', Twenty-third and Gll
san. Tel. Main B02.
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Serving? Machines, 5.00.
Twelve Wheeler & Wilson No. 8, and
five N. F. Singers In good condition, $3
each. J. S. Crane, 350 Morrison.
"Waldorf Pinnos for Rent.
Six months' rent allowed if purchased.
Graves & Co., 2S5 Alder, near Fourth.
Lipman's .Ladles Tailoring Establish
mentFine line of new goods, latest
styles. Prices reduced for 30 days. Rooms:
24 and 25 Russel building, H'ourtn ana
St Helen's Hall, a boarding and day
school for girls. For circulars address
Miss Eleanor Tlbbetts. Ph. D., Principal,
Portland, Or. Tel. Red 39L
Reduction Sale Fancy Dry Goods.
New York Mercantile Co., 205 Third.
Dr. Swain. denti3t 713 Dekum building.
Pianos Organs. Wiley B. Allen Co.
Those men who never before knew clothes
economy won't forget us !n a hurry.
Our recent advertisement of $10 Suits
selling for $8 was the best common
cents argument we ever made. Our
Included In the general price-cutting Is
a long list of men's medium, and heavy
Regular 5G.50 values now 55.20 per garment
Regular 5.00 values now 4.0Q per garment
Regular 3.75 values now 3.00 per garment
Regular 2.50 values now 2.25 per garment
Regular 2.00 values now 1.80 per garment
Regular 1.50 values now 1.35 per garment
Regular 1.00 values now 90c per garment
Regular 75c values now 60c per garment
Regular 50c values now 40c per garment
was rather slow in getting a share of
public attention because everybody
else was hollering so, but now Steln
bach bargains are going most gratl
fyingly. You wonder why?
Men's $10 blue, black, and fancy Cheviot
Sack Suits Reduced to $ 8.00
Men's $15 fancy Cassimere Suits in stylish
checks and stripes Reduced to $12.50
Men's $20 fancy brown checked worsted
Cheviot Suits Reduced to $1 7.00
$10 Overcoats Reduced to $ 8.35
No commonplaceness about our clothes known as
best in quality, exact ns the fashion plates. In style.
50c grades reduced to. ....... ...-. .40o
35c grades reduced to.......... ......... .25q
25c grades reduced to. .........20c
3 pairs for..... 50o
20c grades reduced to .....15o
2 pairs for.. ......... .23c
All our plain and fancy sweatenr-Ta-duced
Men's $1.75 navy blus heavy wool sweat.
era, reduced to $105. . .
Lorpest Clothlern In the Northwest
Corner Morrison and Fourth Streets
The Pianola gives you the facility of 13 oon
teummately drilled piano-playing hands: Six
and one-half Paderewskis rolled into one. lou
can use the Pianola at once with superb effect.
Come in and try. You will be surprised and de
lighted. the AE0LIAN COMPANT.
Marquam building, cor. Seventh at.
AT CUT RATES
JNO. S. MEEK CO. 82 sixth
Croup and Cough Syrup
Is a. snfe, certain and prompt rem
edy. Price 25 cents at all drugrsists,
or sent postpaid on receipt of 30
WOODARD, CLARICE & CO.,
Chemists, Portland, or
The need of the American people today
Is not more or better dentists, for our
dentists are the best In the world, and
there are many of them. What we do
need, however, is to be educated in regard
to the Importance of having our teeth and
our children's teeth regularly looked after
and cleaned by competent dentists. In
this manner the teeth may be kept sound
and nrm for 25 years longer than the aver
age under the present system of waiting
until the nerve is exposed before a dentist
The plan of the American Dental Insur
ance Association of Chicago is entirely
successful, for It reduces the expense to
a minimum by a systematic plan whereby
its members have their teeth examined,
cleaned and otherwise oared for twice a
year or oftener, at a cost of about $1 to
$1 25 per year, after the organs of masti
cation are once put in a healthy condition.
The association made a fine selection
when they appointed the PorUand dental
parlors as their Western agents, for this
concern Is up-to-date, and thoroughly re.
A PROSPEROUS FLOUR MILL
The Washington County Mills, of Forest
Grove, doing business under the" firm name
of the Washington Milling Company, Mr.
C. C. Cjaples, manager, have lately opened
an office at No. 11 First street, for the
purpose of handling their .own products,
thus doing away with middlemen.
Their "Washington's Best" is a well
known brand of flour, and considered one
of the very best brands for family use on
the market,. This firm has something new
in their mill In the way of a wheat drier,
and say they dry all the wheat they grind.
By doing this the flour Is drier and livelier
than It otherwise could be. They carry a
stock of flour, mill feed, etc., and are
prepared to fill orders promptly, and
would be pleased to meet all old customers
as well as possible new ones.
"Will Repair East Burnside Street.
It is considered probable that East
Buamslde-street roadway, from the ap
proach of the Bumslde-street bridge to
aaa on Overcoats
Pj Do .you realize what a saving this - B
H is to you? Here are examples: g
It means that overcoats marked $12.50
will cost you but
It means that overcoats which we sold
for $16.50 and $17 are now down to
It means that overcoats that sold
for $20 are now only
N. W. COR. THIRD AND MORRISON STS.
This is a clearance sale in every sense of the word.
'$ Suits, Overcoats, Boys' and Children's Clothing, Hats and
Specials for Monday-Men's Furnishings
Men's $1 .25 Fancy-Bosom Shirts
Men's 75c Underwear :
Men's $1 Gloves 3-
Men's 50c and 75c Neckwear
Men's 75c Night-Robes 25c
Men s 5Uc uniaunaercu ouw
rr, ..... . ci J m 3 un is
ureal January undine ooac
It means that all our $22.50 over
coats are marked down to
Our entire stock-must move ; it must move
STERN & SAALBERG
Ie Vere Chocolates,
e 31X West 40tli Street, Kerr Yorlc.
Send 3c in
IIV .jump-, stamps to pay
postage, and your grocer's name;
we will mail you asample of any of
the five flavors FREE.
"Write for Samples to
M. J. CONNELL, Scsttle, Wash. 2
Distributing Asent. p
For Sale by AH Leading Grocers
We Need Room, and
We Need Money
PRICES THAT DEFY COMPETITION FOR
MONDAY, TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY
For new spring goods. When you think of buying
clothes, think of the "Famous," and this is our little
The Same Thing for Less Money.
The Big Store
The Little Expense
The Little Prices
800 yards of 28-Inch worst
ed dress plaids; value,
20c. Sale price
Dark Comforter Cali
coes Ladles' Black Boucle
Capes, trimmed with
fur; value, $3; now
Ladles' 2S-Inch Sealette
Capes, 150-inch flounce
sweep, trimmed with
braid, beads, and fur;
value, $15; now
20-lnch Cream Damask
Toweling; value, 12c,
Ladles' Satin Hose Sup
porters, all colore; value
25c; sale price
Ladies' ready-made Ging
ham Aprons; value, 20c,
Child's good quality
School Umbrellas; val
ue, 45c; sale price
Good Full - size Double
Blankets in gray or
white; value, SOc; sale
Men's Heavy Flcece-llned
Goatskin Gloves; value.
40c; sale price
Men's Gray or Blue "Wool
Sox; value, 20c; sale
Heavy Double-faced Sat
in Blbbon, No. 7; value,
Ten-nuart Tin "Water
Pails; value, 25c; sale
Heavy Iron Coal Shovels;
value, 10c; sale price....
value, 20c; sale
Successors to Mrs. S. Cohen
171 AND 173 THIRD ST.
VLrexMlXVBI H H M..m Tint -Jr r
YOU CAN TAKE A
At your convenience in your own horns with ous
TURKISH BATH CABINET
3 1 1 i
AJ 1 JL JL JLJL
130 Krst St
E. S- W. "SYOSSET."
A "WIDE EEAMED COLIMt.
B. & W.
WM. CLARK & CO.
CAXSEL. WAIilSEX;D tagaava.
Foot of Pettygrove.
TEL. OAK 2S1
Wisdom's robertine corrects all
blemishes of the face and makes
a beautiful complexion.
A home cure ror Obesity. Chronic Disease
Rheumatism. Neuralgia. BrigTjfa Dteeaae Dia
betes. Consumption. Indigestion, Torpid Uver.
Impurities at the Blood. Our booklet tells yoa
all about it free. Cabinets-three styles, ail
$5.00 $8.00 $1 2.00
Freight pafd to
Fourth and "Washington eta. Portlands
Harqnam Buildtagr, Rooms 300, 301383