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THE SUNDAY OKEGONIAtf, PORTLAND. JANUARY- 14, 1900.
ORTCANBYA "HAS BEEN"
THBEC OLD BATTERIES OF
HEAVT GTJKS ARE USELESS.
PIctnrcsane Feature of tbe Old Post
Soon to Be Cnansred to a.
Fort CanUy. as a fighter, .isi a. has been.
Once It was a mlshty fort, vrith three
powerful batteries located upon three
commanding eminences at the jcry mmJ.
ot the Columbia, on the north, or T7osh
incton shore. Theao batteries, called the
eak the center and the est. respectively,
are ranged to a line from the easterly to
the Tvesterly side of the gTeat promontory
at the southerly extremity of Cape Disap
pointment, Korxh Head being the northerly
,-., t rntip. The east battery
has eight 10-inch smooth-bore subs, all
mounted, and frowning over the parapet,
but as harmless as Dundee Heeds bronze
lions on Fourteenth street, Portland. This
battery is about 200 feet above the sea
level. The center battery has three guns
mounted. Of these two are eight-inch
converted rifles and one is a la-Inch
Bmooth-bore. There are four Dismounted
smooth-bores -within the emplacement.
This battery is some COO feet above sta
level and is a most commanding site. The
west bat.ery-with a rOO-foot elevation above
eea level, has five guns mounted; two
eight-Inch converted and three 10-lnch
smooth-bores. Also lour dismounted
smooth-bores. At each one of theee bat
teries is an old-fashioned magazine, and
also huge conical piles of cannon balls
ready to be rammed into the muzzle
loaders of the days of long ago. It is
a melancholy spectacle, this once powerful
-enyf roid and rust and rot; unkempt
grass and broken places; an air of desola
tion everywhere. Upon the archway of
the -wagon entrance to the cen-ter battery
a sign reads, "Shut the Gate," and the
gate itself is sprawled -wide open and In
terlocked with creepers that seem to claim
it to a forgotten era. Over the -wicket
gate entrance is the prohibition: "Posi
tively no admittance"; yet the gate is gone
and the lizards dart around in surprise at
the un-wdnted Intrusion.
The old approach to these batteries is in
like dilapidation. It comes up from the
post on the easterly side of the fort. A
wide graveled way through a romantic
spruce grove that forks near the summit;
one road leading to the east battery and
the other to the center, and thence by a
einuous course to the -west battery. Al
most any day a romantic scene may be
found along this neglected way. A youns
girl with rarely beautiful golden hair
flowing over her statuesque shoulders as
she sits astride the old gray horse and
wanders about the ruin. She is the daugh
ter of the post engineer, an artist and pho
tographer, by the way, of no mean ability,
Of late yeaTs a new wagon way has been
made with a better grade. It leads from
the post past the lighthouse-keeper's home
to the west battery. Intersecting the old
road half way up the hill.
In the emplacement of the west battery,
n its extreme westerly margin, the Cape
Disappointment lighthouse tower is erect
ed. This light, once a first-class sea coast
beacon, is now only a harbor light, a
fourth-class revolvlrg lens. It was a "dis
appointment" to the mariner because it
was really Inside of the seacoast line, as
was also true of Fort Stevens light; both
of these lights have therefore been dis
used as ocean beacons. Hard by the light
house tower is a small caboose, with heat
ing apparatus. The lighthouse department
allows the life-saving crew to use this as
This frowning fortress has Tvlthin It
nothing of danger beyond its frown. Tet
the site Is unapproachable as an ocean de
fense, and it will within two years be
converted Into one of the most powerful
of Uncle Sam's sea coast forts. It has
lately "been turned over to the engineer's
department. All of the garrison except 12
men. including a sergeant and corporal,
hav iaeen transferred to Fort Stevens,
and Fort Canby Is now only a sub-post,
with the commanding officer of Fort
Stevens in charge. It is expected that a
16-gun mortaT battery will soon replace the
center battery- It may not be located
in exactly the same spot. Most likely it
will be further away from the rocky front
which might possibly yield partially, to
the most powerful naval ordnance of pres
ent or future armament. It may be lo
cated with its disappearing guns just over
the brow of this highest point out of all
possible danger. This is Wholly practica
ble, as it is not necessary for the gunner
to see the ship In firing at her. The en
tire sea front, as far out as mortars can
reach, has been surveyed by United States
engineers and laid off into squares. It is
only necessary for the lookout officer to
direct the sunner by telephone to aim at
a given square, the lookout officer having
. his maps and marine glasses and Instru
ments whereby the eract location of the
warship can be determined promptly ana
unerringly. Other modern guns, suitable
for defense, will man the east and west
The most picturesque and Interesting fea
ture of Fort Canby. is its post, where tfro
gairrison have their homes. It Is located
-upon the westerly end of the shore ot
Baker's bay and on the easterly side of the
high promontory on. "which the batteries
are erected. It is in a grand curve ot
that bay and so hemmed in by the high
hills as to shut off all view of the Co
lumbia river except a glimpse to be had
from the officers quarters at the upper
end of th village. It is an ideal elte for
a battery post. It is absolutely land
locked against wind storms, securing not
only protection from high sea -winds and
sea swells, but also a perfectly quiet haven
for bay craft. The contrast in this respect
between it and Hwajco, three miles further
up th bay, is most striking. At the lat
ter place the winds and sea swells of win
ter render it unsafe for bay craft, which
at the same time would lie as still as a
log at Fort Canby -wharf. But the im
portant feature of this -site is its perfect
protection from the attack of warships
on the ocean. As Is well known, the guns
on warships cannot be fired at an eleva
tion exceeding 15 degrees, because of the
fatal rebonnd against the deck. This fact
prevent them from shelling the post. To
gain distance enough to overcome the ele
vation of the protecting promontory, the
ships would have to get entirely out ot
range of the fort.
This sub-post has no flag and fires no
salutes, which features constitute the dis
tinction between it and a full post. Re
cently, on the occasion of Vice-President
Hobart's death, a salute of 17 guns was
fired from Fort Stevens batteries and the
United States flag was lowered to half
mast at that post, but at Fort Canby
nothing of the kind occurred. A United
States flag was at half-mast there, it is
true, but it was the one that flies over the
life-saving station. Junior Sergeant W.
B. McClennahan. batters' M, Thirteenth
United States artillery, the officer a
charge, will soon be promoted to the com
mand of Fort Columbia, sub-port in place
of Sergeant Bodal, whose term of enlist
ment will expire Sergeant McCJennahan
is a Milrcy. Pa., lad, 25 years of age, and
enlisted in 1S97. He was a locomotive en
gineer on the Baltimore & Ohio, but was
suspended during the hard times then
prevailing. He joined the army to avoid
idleness. His alertness and talents secured
him rapid promotion. But he will return
to civjl life as a Baltmore &. Ohio engineer
at the end of his term.
This soldiers' village is a picturesque
saot. It stretches along the shore of the
bay for nearly a half mile, with the usual
barracks and other buildings of a post, to
the eminence at the aristocratic upper
end. where the officers' quarters are located-
It is nicely lawned and has one
street "well macadamized and one plank
sidewalk next to the bay. Beyond the
guordhouse, the fiat or beach land widens
n front of the officers' quarters into a
mer. It Is also the parade ground for the
fort. It likewise serves as the grounds
for target practice by all the artillery
men at the mouth of the river. It is
some 400x1500 feet In area. A splendid tra
ret is created at the upper end of the
lawn with a high hill in the background.
During target practice sentries are posted
at the approaches to warn unwary pass
ers aloes' the highways. This obstruction
necessitates a detour for footmen and
horsemen by way of a trail through
"aiooneyvMe," a most Interesting suburb
of this picturesque post.
Some dispute has existed as to the cor
rect name for thia suburb: "Mooneyville,
"Moodyville" or "Mulyvllle." The post
tailor, an old-time ex-soldler of the gar
rison, says he built the second house there
and that it is "Muleyville"; so named be
cause of the many muley-head cows once
kept there by the soldiers' families. Seven
mules and one spavined cayuse that range
th Tinf-nro tKprp nt this time might add a
new theory to that of the one-eyed tailor
as to the origin of the name. j."o .
"Montfwillfi" hf.R no origin except a mis
take in sound the idem sonans theory.
The artist e the post says tho name is
"MooneyviUe," after Sergeant 31ooney,
who built the first house m this suburb.
With this theory most of the old residents
agree. The sergeant in command searched
the post books for an official designation.
He found the place only referred to as a
cow pasture. On the whole, it Is safe to
say the true name is "MooneyviUe," where
years ago a number of married noncom
missioned officers and soldiers had built
houses for their families on me govern
note that the 22 heavy guns of this fort
win ba an entire loss. They have been
condemned by the government and It is
said they cannot even be given away a3
old iron. Bids will be called for to se
cure their removal. It does look as if
those guns could be let down the slopes
upon barges and hauled away with profit
by some man in the iron business. It
seems not, however, according to good
authority, and the guns at Canby consti
tute an elephant a brown one on the
hands of the ordnance department.
FAVORS SHEEP GRAZING
NO H0CH DER KAISER. "
Captain CogMan Would Xot Recite
fixe Famous Poem.
Captain J. B. Coghlan. the former gal
lant captain of the United States cru'ser
Raleigh, now In charge Qf the Port Or
chard naval station, Is spending two days
in Portland. Captain Coghlan was a guest
at the Commercial Club dinner last night,
and when friends begged him for a rendi
tion of the "Hoch der Kaiser" poem in
the semi-privacy of the smoking-room, he
smiled, sheok his head and said: "No
Hoch der Kaiser.' " The captain said he
was enjoying his two days of absence
very much, as Port Orchard was not a
very lively plaee. While malting no com
plaint whatever for having to do shore
duty, he said he would be rather glad
when his turn again came to take charge
of a ship.
Some one asked the captain what would
be tho final result In the Sampson-Schley
0K3ISBY SAYS TEEX SHOULD GO ON
Says 200,000 Sheep Wonld Have to
Go to ie Batcher If Reserve
Range Be Closed.
SALEM, Or., Jan. 13. In the opinion
of Captain S B. Ormsby, United Stat
superintendent of forest reserves, the clos
ing of the Cascade reserve as a grazing
ground will, f effected, prdve a terrific
Viirvor rv tho 5hwwi industry. Sneaking of
the matter tonight, Captain Ormeby said:
"That nart of the Cascade reserve lying
south of the White river, and now open
to sheep grazing, will furnish pasture tue
coming season for 2W.C00 sheep. These
sheep are worth on an average 54 per
head at the present time, or in the aggre
gate $SOO,000. Next shearing time these
200,000 sheep will give an average yield
of 7Vs pounds of wool per head, or a total
of 1,500,000 pounds of unwashed wool. Be
fore these sheep are started for the moun
tain ranges in tho spring the v.ool will
be worth 20 cents a pound, and the total
value of the yield will be $300,000. Here is
an Investment of four-fifths of a million
dollars and more than $1,000,000 Is direct
ly concerned in the industry. This com
putation leaves out entirely the handling
time after the opening of tho next term.
In such a large structure there are hun
dreds of small things to do. Yesterday
one of the boilers In the basement was
heated up and found to work very well.
By this boiler two of the rooms in the
old annex on the north side of the ground
will be heated. The other boiler i3 not
yet ready, but will be scon. In the main
building the plastering has been prac
tically completed in the rough. It re
mains to put down the floors tleoughout,
and this will take a long time. Tho
court on the south side Is being partly
covered with concrete. Wide walks will
extena from the two main entrances to
the street, leaving- a space In the center
for a lawn. This arrangement is some
what different from the court of the
Thomoson building, in Central Albino,
which is covered with a solid sheet of
concrete, with nothing in the center to
relieve the monotony. An effort will be
made to get one or two rooms ready at
least for next term, as the shifting of
tho pupils will make it necessary to
provide another room at once for the
Holladay pupils. Some pupils come in
that time, and there are transfers which
will more than crowd the rooms at the
disposal of the school.
Dast Side Xotei.
The Mount Tabor Military bind has
arranged an interesting programme at
the Orient hall. West avenue, for Thurs
day evening.. The band 13 in a prosper
The wife of Jacob Deckenbach, who ha3
been in St. Vincent's hospital for some
time, was reDorted yesterday as being
oJ "the .sheep end the marketing of the slightly improved. She underwent a se
wooL Now. if these 200,000 sheep be ex- , vere surgical operation
jriev. jc, jv. .Linn-, yh-w tvnt, ujmvu ..
a fall last Sunday morning, was much
Improved yesterday, but it is uncertain
whether he will be able to occupy his
pulpit today or not.
Mrs J. Keek, the wife of a farmer who
lives IS miles from the city, near Pleas-
jfjjj. n pi GSS2 r C
eluded from the reserve, they will be sent
to the butcher, for they cannot do pas
tured on winter jranges The Industry,
then, to the extent here given, would
ceas and it would be a blow to the ma
tciial' interests of this state, which, it
seems to me, is needless to Inflict.'
OFFICERS WERE INSTALLED
CAXBY CAVE Z.OOKIXG FK03I CAVE, TO BEACH.
meit reserve by permission of the officers. ' controversy and would both of them be
At this tfme! however, there arc only two , promoted; if so when etc There was
habitable houses In the suburb, outside of more smiling and headsaklng ; but no
the Chinese garnener's. somewhat further I opinions were given Captain Coghlan will
rpmnvpfl nnd located adjacent to tre cem- . reiurn u x-iul wiuiu .
tfrv riT r.ltv of the dead. Only one of
these houses is occupied and the occupant
Is tho post tailor, with his family. "Moon
eyviUe Is located on a stretch of flat land
a quarter mile wide and some half mi:a
long, extending from Canby promontory
to McKenzie head, and abutting upon the
fine little sheltered beach where Columbia,
lightship No. 50 was stranded. It lies on
the seaward side of the cape, and to the
westward of Canby promontory, tnrougn
VftDOWS AND ORPHANS.
No Xeed of Needy Ones In the Nortlx-ivest.
G. A. B. Campfire and Beanbnke on
At Pleasant Home yesterday afternoon
and last night the M. A. Boss post and
Woman's Belief Corps, G. A. B were
in evidence in their hall. It was tho oc
casion of the annual installation of offi
cers of both post and corps, which took
place in the afternoon, and the annual
MmfirA n.nd beanbake in the evening.
Early in the afternoon the members of
both organizations were on nana, wnen
the newly elected officers wpre duly In
stalled by George Older, past post com
mander of Sumner post, Portland.
The officers of the Belief Corps are:
President, Lizzie Jacks; senior vice-president,
Annie Pool; junior vice-president,
Ella Shutterly; treasurer, Ora Lusted;
secrotary, H. F. Stephens; chaplain, Liz
zie Otis; conductress, Lucinda Wheeler;
guard, Mrs. Marls; color-bearer No. I,
Lizzie Cluggett; color-bearer No. 2. Anna
Heard; color-bearer No. 3, Maud Ma
narey; color-bearer No. 4, B3ny Leslie;
delegates to department encampment.
Anna Oraswell and May Leslie; alter
nates, H. F. Stephens and Ora. Lusted.
Thft afternoon was a sort of reunion
for the members. In the evening the hall I
was ooened to the public, when the
campfire took place. The committee did
not provide a formal programme, but
the event was highly enjoyable. The
members of ooth post and corps endeav
ored to make their guests welcome. An
abundance of well-baked beans and hot
coffee, together with other good things,
had been provided, and were served to
all. The addresses that wore delivered
by Past Pot Commander J. G. Stephens,
Colonel Bobert Pool, Merrill Ball and
others were patriotic and interesting.
The remarks were also woll spiced with
reminiscences of the civil war. Ma
Stephens spoke particularly of the growth
of the post and corps during the year,
which he said had been highly -satisfactory.
The new year had found both or
ganizations stronger than cyer before
in their history. During tho year they
moed their hall to their own lot, re
paired the building and arejn their own
The sad spectacle of a woman and her
little children being suddenly thrown upon
their own resouices and facing the stern
realities of life, with little or no money
tv.o nenir nf which It is reached by way ot on hand, is one that appeals strongly to
a low pass. A plank fence (with a gate), human sympathy. Happily such sights
across the mouth of this pass, constitutes are becoming less frequent, for the New
the enclosure for the government pasture -y0rk Life Insurance Company makes it
and separates MooneyviUe from the re- posSible to protect the family. It issues
malnder of the reservation. a. new incontestible policy at lowest pos
Winding along the western slopes of sjble prmium, -which should be invest!
the cape, but on much higher ground, the gated by all The company Increased its
first-class plank roadway, extending from business 9117,000.000 last year. Consult a
the .fort to the lighthouse staVon at North New York Life agent before Insuring.
TtnA nvprlooks the entire valley of Moon- , -a--..-"
eyvilleu Just below this plank drive at the
b---sa of the hills is a long salt lake or
tarn, extending from McKenzie Head to
the Canby promontory, just beyond the
gate, near -which point a rustic bridge
gives access to the reserve grounds and
pasture and seabcach of MooneyviUe. An
interesting feature of these grounds Is the
soldiers' cemetery, where usually only
dead privates and noncommissioned offi
cers are found interred. Still, several lieu
tenants have here found a last resting-
place. All the graves have neaaouarus.
with nnme and company, and date of
birth and death Inscribed, and some have
stone or marble monuments erected to
their memory. The cemetery Is kept in
decent order. Looking out upon the
beach from under the bold Canby cliffs Is
a great cavern or ca-ve, running far into
the hill and full of mysterious nooks and
crannies. The beach itself, at low tide,
is very wide and looks up happily at the
lighthouse tower on the one side of the
bald cliff of McKenzie Head, a half mile
away on the other.
In Canby village, besides the military
post, there are also the lighthouse sta
tion and the llfesavlng station. Tho
sightly residence of tho lighthouse-keeper
'ssome distance up the canyon on the
road to the tower and is a conspicuous
feature of the scene. It is an old house,
built many years ago, but it is well pie
served. The house of the captain and crew
nf nin'a men In charge of the lifesavlng
station has been recently built, and H a J
DAILY CITY STATISTICS.
Beal Ti'itv.tc Transfer.
Heirs of Catherine O'Brien to Michnel
O'Brien, lots 1, 2, block 97, Steph
ens' addition, ard parcel of land on
Marquam road; June 27 1899 $ 1
George W- McCoy ard wife and Bich
ard Clinton and wife et ai. to C.
M. Barieto. lots 1. 2, block 2, Mt.
Tabor Place addition; January 11.. 900
George W. Thatcher to J. H. Thatch
er, lot 1, block 205. ITolladay's ad
dition; December 27, 1897 1
L. A. Crane and wife to W. B. Morse,
Int 2. block 13. Canitan addition:
January 10 100
Sheriff to Dora Corbin, lots 3, 4. block
10. Garrison's subdivision; January
P. T. Smith and wife to N. D. Si
mon, lots 1. 2, 3, -i, 33, 34. 35, 3C, block.
24, Point View; January 11 400
Title Guarantee & Trust Co. to N. D.
Simon, lots 5, G, 7, 8, 9. 28, 29. 30. 31,
32, block 24, Point View; January
Mrs. L. E. S. Taylor to Annie M. S.
Macartney. SW. of SW. , sec
tion 2, T. 1 S B. 3 E ; Januarv 10 2C0
Sheriff to Allen & Lewis, lots 2. 5, 7,
block 1, Troutdale", January 11 375
O. B. Caswell and wife to Joel C.
Hlbbard, lots 1. 2. block C, Clinton
addition: January 9 203
Wm. B. Griffith and wife to Samuel
E Henderson, lot 4. block 8, Glencoe
Park; November 23 900
w to MV.TTniinnrl -Rast Nineteenth, be-
very comfortable home. It is hard by the tve"en East Everett and Sandy road; two-
government whan, wnere me ubmyi g story dv,elling, $1500.
boats are housed. Tho quamt little white j - McHolland, East Nineteenth, be-
house on the hillside, under the eaves of tween East Everett and East Davis; two-
the east battery, has long been the home story dwelunSi 51500.
of P. J. Glaus, tho chief engineer (and Drs A aRd E. C. Brown, Sixth
artist) of the post. Since the removal street between Washington and Alder,
of the commissioned officers ho and other to rebuild house destroyed by fire, $3500.
heads of departments have taken their -mri.,
more conifortable and accessible quarts q
at l? 2& n2 and 2nSt brick 448 Columbia street, a boy.
square, yellow-painted and anc.entb we D b t 'lh wife of Martin L.
building one story "?. that sAnds be , God Bamaritan hospital, a
tween the two roads leading to tne ions, , "
is the oldest and loitlat house at anby ho
riost"ifi.thLLlne' pnt Gray, a boy,
Horn :n 1S52 and made into a llfesavlng uen"8, . -
station. A wooden addition has been put January 10. Samantha C. Thayer, aged
to It and the family of the barracks' 65, residing at Oatman station; erytlp-
nnnlr nnrc n(V11Trtpl t I5 n hnfflG. AltO- 1 eldo,
gether there are 77 people (Including five
at Norih Head lighthouse stat.on) resid- j
Ing on Cape .Disappointment, v.nicn is cu-
Lcnscu Quarter 1.2ock:.
The parties who purchased the Star
brewery piant. of Vancouver, and the
Portland property, have leased for five
years the quarter block on the northeast
corner of East Third and East Burnsidc
streets, from E. H Virgil. , on tne
grounds stands a one-story brick build
ing, cut up into storerooms. It will re
quire from $2000 to $3000 to change the
building for the purposes of the com
pany. A cold-storage room will be ar
ranged, and the whole building will like
ly have to be rearranged before the new
company can use it. A franchise for a
railway switch from the jfortiana j;ian
way Company's line has been secured,
and the spur will extend into the build
ing from the street. It is understood that
the buildings of the old Star Brewery
Company, on Union avenue and Bussell
street, will be abandoned as soon as the
new supply depot has been made ready.
This will take some time, but work will
be commenced at once on the changes. It
Is considered probable that the pew com
ivmv will finally occupy the half block
on East Third, between East Burnside
and East Couch streets.
Repairing Holladay Senoolhonse.
At the Holladay sehoolhouse the con
tractor Is pushing the work as energet
ically as possible, but it is not consid
ered possible to have it ready until some
. . ,.. IM ,3
ant Jtiome, is very aonserouaiy m, mu
It is feared may not recover. She has
been sick for some time, under the care
of Dr. Powers, of Grerham. Dr. T C.
Humphrey was called in consultation
Matt Pouvlets was arrested on com
plaint of John McDonald and brought
before Justice Vreeland yesterday on a
charge of assault He was found guilty
and fined $5.
E A. Kltson, employed in the store of
H. Baumor, on Ea'Jt Morrison street and
Union avenue, met with a painful acci
dent yesterday while cleaning a large
lamp. While handling the- lamp. It broke,
and the sharp edge of the glass cut a
long and deep gash along the thumb and
wrist, severing the main artery. The
blood poured forth for a time. A physi
cian was called and the gash sewed up.
Governor Geer Is at the Imperial.
G. E. Blew, of Boseburg, Is registered
at the Perkins.
Dr. R. C. Coffee, of Colfax, Wash., Is
at the Portland.
Jamen Bryant, of Albany, Is registered
at the St. Charles.
N. Merrill, a merchant of Clatskanle,
Is at the St Charles.
A. L. Grant, a mining expert of Baker
City, is at the Perkins.
W. M. Bidpath, of Spokane, is regis
tered at the Portland.
E. Oaklay and wife, of Denver, acre
guests of the Imperial.
Mrs Otis Patterson, of The Dalles, is
a guest of the Imperial.
W. F. Corson, of Walla Walla, is reg
istered at the Portland.
Attorney A. P. Tifft left last week for
Junoau, Alaska, on a business trip.
D. S. Dent, a Lewlston, Idaho, drug
gist, is registered at the Perkins.
If. C. Nicolai, a San Francisco hide and
wool dealer, is at the St. Charles.
T. G. Wlckstrom. a Kalama. Wash.,
sawmill man. is at the St. Charles.
Dr. George H. Chance has returned
from a two weeks' trip to California and
R. Bums, Walla Walla representative
of the O. B. & N., is registered at the
R. C. Beach, a prominent merchant of
Lewlston. Idaho, is at the Perkins, ac
companied by his wife.
Captain Schulte, of the German ship
Nereub, Is a guest .of his brother-in-law,
Dr. Meesman, 606 Second street.
F. L. Stinson started last night on a
two-weeks' trip to New York on business
connected with tho interests he represents.
The operation performed on J. L. Mitch
ell by Drs. Rockey and Tllzer was suc
cessful, and the patient Is rapidly re
covering. A. K. Bentloy has returned forom Hel
ena, Mont., where his firm has been fig
urine to bid on the new postofilce build
ing, for which the sum of 5350,000 has been
appropriated by congiesb. He says the
work of erecting the new state capital
Is proceeding very slowly in Helena.
And Wornout Worried Mothers Find
Comfort in CUTICURA,
OME MONTHS AGO OUR BABY'S HEAD GOT SORE. Wo took
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which did no gnod. His hood Rot so saa
ho would cry all night, and my wife coaki
sleep none, and began to look ghostly.
His head got so sore that wo put a night
cap on him, and folded a white cloth four
thicknesses instdo of it, and just through
tho night a kind of matter would ooze out
from his head, soaked through tho cloth
and cap and on to tho pillow. Tho top
and back of his head was almost a sottd
sore, and looked so badly that words would
net describe it. Almost in despair I told
my wife I had seen Cuncuiu. Remedies
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and I was going to try them. I bought
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Soap, and Ccticuka Ointment. We gavo
him half o the Resolvent, used part of
tho cake of Soap, and before wo had used
tho second box of Coticuka Ointment ho
commenced to got better, and is now as
well and hearty as anybody's boy. Ho is
a3 merry as a lark, sleeps soundly all night,
and his hair look3 glossy, thick, and soft,
while my wife looks hko a different woman,
I look at him and think I owo it to you and
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Mrs. N. Metsser. Mrs. C. Bosenfeld, Mrs.
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lovely nlaza. that has been 3odded with 1 Ere lone they will be succeeded by the
blue sra-s. which is Kept neauy mramea.
On this lawn a beautiful lawn tennia
,rt hn been made within a sear past.
for the recreation of the garrison in sura- J bor in the West It Is interesting to
incident with the government reserve of
some 700 acres of land on that penmsu'a.
It Is an interesting community, albeit of
a motley (though first-class) nature. De
toils of the life at this quas -village wou d
furnish many themes of Interest. In the
summer time, too. this peninsula is full of
attractions for summer idlers at Lorg or
North Beach, as well as at Clatsop, or
South beach. The bay steamer Nahcotta
carries the mail daily from Astoria Ii
Ilwaco, and tho government boat It.
Milcr makes three trips there from As
tor'a each week.
This picture of Uncle Sam's dominions
at Fort Canby is not Inopportune. Soon
a great renovation, to put U1I3 fort in
tune with the progress of the times, w.ll
have effaced these interesting features.
snir-and-snan new features of a
great modern fort, that will de
ferd the mot important har
January 10, Cora May Perkins Roberts,
aged 23, 511 Grand avenue: brain fever.
January 10, George Boutz, aged 4S,
Multnomah county hospital; gangrene of
the lung; to be shipped to Hamilton, On
tario, Canada, for interment.
Jhn P. Small, aged 22, Ivy McMurray,
aged IS: E. L. Woife. 21, Rosalie Gumdl,
17; K. Calif, 21, Ida Rosenbloom, 18.
Anna Steward, SG2 Mallory avenue, aged
Our GrovrlJiS IVnvy.
According to a table in the report of the
secretary of the navy, four battleships
should be finished early this year and
one in October. The three others under
construction should be available, one in
1001 and the other two early In 1902 The
cruiser Albany, now building in England,
and most of the S3 torpedo craft should
be available during the coming year, and
the lour monitors In 1001.
Luncheon nt the Portland.
The ladles' bowling team, of the Con
cordia Club gave an elabotTtte, luncheon
party Wednesday, at the Hotel Portland,
in honor of Mrs. Isam White, which
proved a very delightful affair. The pri
vate dining-room presented a charming
appearance, with its decorations of calU
lilies and ferns. The luncheon was served
at a round table exquisitely decked for tho
occasion. Over the board were scattered
filmy sprays of soft foliage and ferns
Epergnes were filled with sweetly scented
violets, while there was also a profusion
of superb bride roses. The chief orna
mentation was a tall vase of calla lilies.
From the center to the guests' p'ates
were long, crimson satin streamers, with
the names in gold lettering at each end.
Lighted candles in red and silver shades
Is Done Away "With, to a Great Ex
tent, by the Introduction ot
To a passenger traveling from Portland
east by the "Portland-Chicago special."
the tedium of the Journey is relieved by
a visit to the library car. This car con
tains a buffet, library, writing-desk, etc.,
for the accommodation of sleeping-car pas
sengers. Here one may select a book
from the largo assortment contained In
the library. The current magazines and
dally papers are also on file, and a writing-desk,
supplied with stationery and all
facilities for correspondence is at the dis
posal of the occupants of this car.
While perusing the papers, or the latest
novel, the train Is rushing steadily on
ward, without perceptible Jar, and you
reach your destination before you are
aware of It.
Full Information regarlng the two
routes to the East offered by the O. P..
& N. Co. can be had by applying to Mr.
V. A. Schilling, city ticket agent, 25-1
G. A. It. Installation.
Public Installation of the officers-elect
of George Wright post, No. 1, and George
Wright Relief Corps, No. 2, took place
Friday evening at G. A. R. hall. Com
mander Greenlcaf presiding. Past Pres
ident Mrs. Mary E, Chamberlin. assisted
by Mrs. Minnie Livingston, as conductor,
installed the following officers: President,
Ida E. Harkleroad; senior vice-president,
Ada Ditchburn; Junior vice-president.
Laura Smith; chaplain. Laura D. Hoogh
kirk; conductress, Carrie White; guard,
Charlotte York; assistant conductress, El
eIc May Dolan; assistant guard. Isabella
Emken; treasurer, Millie E. Morse; color
bearers, Mattle Jaq-ues. Eva Agnes Wil
son. Ma:y E. Russ, Louise Schroder. Tha
secretary, Mary E. Chamberlin, was in
stalled by Mrs. Mattie Jaques.
The In-coming president presented the
retiring president with a very handsome
W. R. C. pin. Miss Foss presided at tne
piano. After a short musical programme.
H. Sutcliffe, of uncoin-uarneui post, as
sisted by N. K. Rankin, as officer of the
day, Installed the officers of the post
as" follows: Commander. J. S. Foss:
senior vice-commander, I. G. Garr; junior
vice-commander. E. E. Covey: adjutant.
A. C. Sloan; quartermaster. Chanes Hel
ler; chaplain. Rev. C. E. Cllne; surgeon,
C. E. Dubois: officer of the day, P. J.
Newberg; officer of the guard, P. S.
Thomas; sergeant major, W. H. H.
Blaney; quartermaster sergeant, P. P.
At the close of the installation service.
Chaplain Cllne congratulated Past Com
mander Greenleaf upon his successful
administration of lva anairs ot tne pest
for the past year. Past Department Com
mander Grannis made a short but Im
pressive speech, and" the singing of "Amer
ica" by the audience and the benediction
by Rv. Mr. Grannb closed a very pleas
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