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THE SUNDAY OREdONIAN, POBTI
IEWS IN BRIEF
.THEATER (Wuhlsftoa tl
ax o ran UurcjnA. Fish Com-
Reed returned from Roseburg
where ho vent to lock lor a
I salmon hatchery on the Umpqua
le went ud the North Umpqua.
Tioga, about 25 miles from Roie-
ut It havlncr rained hard In the
Ens for W hours, the river was quit
aa the water being muddy it was
file to estimate the depth of water
I'tirs; but from what was seen and
i "rmatlon sained from the settlers.
little doubt of a suitable place
When the river sets down
er stage. Mr. Reed will have
and If a sufficient number
be secured, a hatchery
Rl In time to handle them.
Lnt to Astoria last night.
nects to be keDt busy the
Itks Issuing licenses to the
that they may be ready for
th .Minn rmrt AriHf 1K
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JfSAix. The undersigned will
'1 bids until 12 o'clock noon
TZr. April U. 1900, for the bank-
fa of merchandise and fixtures
.. to the estate of M. J. Mstaon,
, Woodbum. Or., and Mount An-
respectively. Separate bids to be
r. each stock and check for ten (10
perCiu of bid must accompany each bid.
Inventory at my office. Stocks and Inven
tory may be eeen on application to my
agents at Woodburn and Mount Angel.
Dated at Portland, Or., March 30. 1900. R.
L. Sabln. trustee, estate of M. J. Matson,
In bankruptcy. Office. Front and Ankeny
Shed ok Fms. A burning shed, near
the corner of Seventeenth and Qulmby
streets, was the. cause of en alarm from
box 2S at 3:20 yesterday morning. The
flames burned brightly for a few mlnutet,
and lighted up that portion of North Port
land as though a destructive Are wai In
progress. The recall was sounded within
flvo minutes after the fire department
reached the ecene, and the blaze died out.
The shed had been used as a stable by O.
J. Groce. The damage was nominal. The
Are Is supposed to have been set by tramps
asleep In the hay.
It Ib Not Necessabt that you have gas
In the house. TVe can run a service from
our mala and give you gas for either light
or fuel. A gas range Is a comfort one
should not overlook. All your cooking cai.
be done on a gas range, and the bath
wate can be heated by It. Oas for fuel
Is no more expensive than solid fuels.
while It has many advantages over them.
"We can guarantee the successful opera
tion of every range, for Miss Bury Tracy
gives thorough Instruction to every one us
ing a gas range. Portland Gas Company.
Incorporations. Articles of Incorpora
tion of the Wisconsin Central Gold Min
ing Company were nled in the County
Clerk's office j csterday. The Incorporators
are J. H. Marshall. W. H. Becker. C A.
Devens, Edward N. Baker. Capital stock,
173,000. Articles were filed of the Portland
Mining & Trust Company. The objects
I are to purchase, own. hold In trust and
cell mines, etc. The Incorporators are J
H. Marshall, K. B. McFarland, Frank S.
Grant. Capital stock, $10,000.
Lives in the Third Ward. D. J. Qulm
by, replying JJMpjtim in Saturday's Issue
relative to fjKn the Third Ward,
states thaHj "knows where he
11 vesMA lived and voted In
the IBsast 12 years, with
the B-, 1837': that
has B the Republican
tickcSBBBBBBBBully for the suc
cess wBBBBBBBT party. Is
inoreBMVBBBBXjFf J. D. Meyer."
i 8tock Taken.
kange Is assured
IriWd, three mora
fioon and called a
elders, to be held In
theHHMBBBBm? Chamber of Com
merce, nctrrtiursaay, at 4 P. M., to elect
directors and perfect organization.
Special, Meetings. Evangelist C. H.
Winters, converted lnfldel. will conduct
special meetings in the Portland Home
Mission. 2G5 Davis street, commencing Sun
day, at 8 P. M.. and continuing each
evening throughout the week at the eamei
hour. A very cordial Invitation Is ex
tended to the public
Wist Portland Republicans. The
West Portland McKlnley Republican Club
reorganized Saturday, March 24, at th
schoolhouse. West Portland. The follow
ing officers were elected: President, C E.
Wood: vice-president, Amos Blgham; rcc
retary, Henry Legler; treasurer, W. Blg
ham. Thb Beautifct, "Qbeen Esther." a
cantata In five acts, will be repeated in
Taylor-Street Church, Tuesday e enlng, by
100 singers. In costume. Admission 23
rents; reserved seats, 50 cents. See synop
sis In Society Notes.
Attornet S. H. Qruber is being gener.
ally mentioned by prominent Republicans
as candidate for Municipal Judge. Mr.
Gruber Is from the Second Ward, and his
standing as lawyer and citizen is of the
I. D. Boter, 177 Fourth street, has a full
line of ladles and -gentlemen's Spring
suitings, imported and domestic The lat
est designs; beBt of workmanship on all
garments. Call and Investigate.
Mrs. S. A. StAver has Instructed Mr.
Gilmnn to sell by auction the furniture
and fittings of her residence, at Clay and
'Twelfth streets (431 Clay), on Monday,
April 9. at residence, 10 A. M.
Pure Air Is Nature's Medicine. You
can get lots of it on the rher trip to Ore
gon City. Altona leaves Taylor street to
day at 10:30 A. M. and 1:30 and 4:30 P. M.
Plants very cheap; panses, verbenas,
cosmos, lobelias, 10c dozen; roses, two
years old. 2jc; cut flowers, equally reason
able. Burkhardt Bros.. 23d and Gllsan.
Woman's Clud, The art department of
the Woman's Club will meet the first and
third Mondays In April, with Mrs. R. M.
Bingham, Mount Tabor.
New Woolens. A large line of Imported
and domestic woolens suitable for ladies'
tailoring just received, at 103 First st.
Take a New lease on life by using Dr.
Pfunder"s Oregon Blood Purifier. Guaran
teed. Tested and true.
Umbrellas. Repairing and recovering.
Meredith's. Washington, bet, 5th and 6th.
What to Do in Spring, is to try Dr.
Pfunder"s Oregon Blood Purifier.
Indian baskets, from Alaska, 121 13th.
.Renders it possible for any
one to play brilliantly on the
ptoto. Come and see it
" mnw tCfcy m , i
l.v.1. SSV" uv. nmlv-Jlu.
Patent Excavating Machine. Edward
M. Zahl. a Portland man, has obtained
a patent if an excavator and dltch-dlgglng
"machine which he believes will be of great
assistance to builders and contractors on
water and mining ditches. The machine
consists of a scoop, operated by a cable
which draws It along the ground and
hoists it up an Incline to a platform, where
it Is Inverted and the dirt dumped into
a cart-car, or any other conveyance, on
on side. The scoop returns for a fresh
load on a cable, bent to a "dead man." or
post, and running from the platform to
which it has been raised. The machine
is operated by a donkey engine, and the
scoop Is guided by a man in the same
manner as an ordinary excavating scraper,
Two men can run the machine.
Crrr Acquires Slidino Land. Tester
day the tract above the City Park and the
reservoirs, known as the eliding land,
paf sed into possession of the City of Port
land. The tract, which comprises about 57
acres, is In two tracts, the larger of
which belonged to L. F. Grover and Mrs.
Rachel Hawthorne, and the smaller to
the King Real Estate Company. It has
been the cause of much litigation to tho
city on account of its propensity to slide
down and wreck the sides of the reser
voirs, and to avoid further trouble of this
character, the Water Committee decided
about sjc weeks ago to purchase it The
price, something over J60.000. was paid yes
terday, and the city acquired the title to
Unitarian Wojcans acxtliabt. Next
Wednesday being the first meeting in the
month, is literary day for the auxiliary,
and an unusually entertaining programme
has been promised, which will be given
in the Unitarian Chapel. Dr. W. R. Lord
will make the address of the afternoon,
taking "Birds" for hlfl subject. Having
devoted much thought and study to bird
life, habits, customs, etc. in different lo
calities, he is ably prepared to present
this theme In an entertaining and Instruc
tive manner. Music appropriate to the
occasion will vary the programme. All
friends of the auxiliary and the church at
large are cordially welcome. Business
meeting at 2 o'clock, programme at 2:30.
Little- Demand roR Assets. Mrs.
Sarah J. Henderson was the successful
bidder yesterday for the assets of the de
funct Union Banking concern. The price
this time was (227, a raise of CO over the
highest bid received at the previous sale.
There were several bids for portions of
the assets, but none other for the entire
batch was so high as that of Mrs. Hender
son. This effectually winds up the affairs
of this concern, which have been dragging
slowly along ever since the bankruptcy
several years ago.
Mibsions to Seamen. The new Soc
men's Chapel connected with the Institute,
will be used for service this evening for
the first time. The official opening will
not take place for some time. The ser
vice this evening will be conducted by the
chaplain of the San Francisco Institute,
the Rev. Mr. O'Rorke, who will be assisted
by Rev. Mr. Leslie. Hour of service, 7:13.
Mr. O'Rorke will also preach In St, Mark's
Church this morning at 11.
The New Columbia grate can be seen at
our show rooms. We request that build
ers and contractors call and we will
take pleasure In explaining the principle
on which this grate works. The Columbia
grate radiates heat. It Is the most eco
nomical fuel-burner on the market. Es
timates made and designs gotten up for
fireplaces In brick, tile or wood. The John
Barrett Co., 91 First street, Telephone,
Talk on "The Book op ob." Next
Tuesday afternoon, Mrs. Altman will treat
of the literary and ethical aspects of "The
Book of Job." one of the great world
poems. As the same subject will be the
Uplc or the following Tuesday's talk. It
Is hoped that all Interested in this literary
marvel will not fall to be present for the
outlines and framework of the old patri
Fashionable Tailoring, Moderate
Prices. If you're Interested in good things
to wear, see our new Spring and Summer
fabrics for gentlemen's garments, to or
der. You'll be pleased with the beauty
of -their coloring and designs and sur
prised at the great variety. Nlcoll tho
Tailor, 108 Third street, near Washington.
Two Prohibition Candidates. The
Prohibitionists have two more men in the
field. H. H. Crosier, of Sunnyslde, will
be their nominee for County Treasurer,
and H. W. Stone, secretary of the Y. M. C.
A., has nccepted their nomination as Coun
cilman from the Fourth Ward.
We Are crowded for space. Will sell
dry four-foot slabwood, 31 25 a cord; short
wood. 31 SO a load, 10 cents less on either In
five-load lots. Special prices on larger lots.
Portland Fuel Company, 21 Water st,
Largest Variett nlckel-In-slot ma
chines In the Northwest; if you want a
machine, give us a call; repairing a spe
cialty. Trans-Continental Machine Com
pany. 310 Oak street,
Steamer Altona for Oregon Crrr.
Sunday, leaves Taylor street at 10:30 A.
M.. 1:30 and 4:30 P. M. Leaves Oregon
City, 12, 3 and 6. Round trip, 43c
The Bbown. Hawthorne and Grand
avenues. .Family hotel. First-class board,
elevator, modern conveniences.
Smoke "The Elks' " Cigar, better now
than ever. Made by Herman Heltkemper,
728 Corbett street, Portland.
Sickly Children, weary women, tired
men should now use Dr. Plunder's Oregon
Blood Purifier. Try It,
Mrs. Ben P. Watson, optician, SS Wash
ington bldg. Eyes tested free. Open evngs.
Townsend & Cvrrie's tea and coffee
store has removed to 270 Alder street,
I FAMOUS CLOTHING HOUSE
Second Ward Republicans. An enthu
siastic meeting of the Second Ward Repub
lican Club was held at the hall, corner of
Gllsan and Fifteenth streets, last evening.
Speeches were made by well-known Rfr
publicans from various parts of the city,
and steps were taken toward a thorough
canvass of the ward, with a view to a full
registration. A committee was appointed
to select names to be voted for as dele
gates to the city and county conven
tion, and this committee will report at the
special meeting of the club, next Friday
evening. The Fourth Ward Republican
Club is in a flourishing condition, and is
preparing to do its full share in the com
Elks' Installation. The Elks will hold
a grand social Thursday night to install
tho following officers, which were elected
at their last meeting: Exalted ruler, Alex
Sweek; leading knight, George E. Cham
berlain; loyal knight, John Lamont; lec
turing knight, Harry Hippie; treasurer. A,
D. Charlton; secretary, Louis Dammasch;
trustee. William Upson; trier, William
For Unportunatb Women. A meeting
will be held this afternoon, at 271 Fifth
street, to take preliminary steps toward
establishing a confinement retreat and in
fants' home a movement taken up by a
number of charitable people. It is pro
posed to place Inmates under good influ
ence and sound medical attendance, and
to make no charges where patients are
unable to pay.
Mr. W. L. Liohtner, formerly of The
Merchants Exchange, will be "pleased to
meet his friends at his new location,
Llghtner's Cafe. 143 Third street,
Carroll's ice cream. Phones Clay 612-768.
WILL MAKE YOU HAPPY.
Smoke a good cigar at a moderate price.
Tho Horace R. Kelly, sold everywhere
three for 50 centr; our price, two for 23
cents. The famous "El Palencla," always
a, first-class smoke, our price, 10 cents
straight. Every other well-known brand
of 15-cent cigars, our price, 10 cents. The
"Principe Alfonso," straight Havana ci
gar, flvo for 25 cents, and all 5-cent cigars
at six for 25 cents. All well-known smok
ing mixtures at corresponding reduction
In price at Handler's Cut Rate Cigar and
News Stand. 231 Washington street, Per
kins Hotel building.
MATTING AND BAMBOO FUR
We have Just received a large stock of
llncn-warp matting of different designs
for the Spring trade, and will sell at
greatly reduced prices. Also manufac
ture all kinds of bamboo furniture. We
make all different descriptions to order.
We continue making our Japanese and
Chinese curios sale.
ANDREW KAN & CO.,
Corner Fourth and Morrison.
WHERE TO DINE.
Chicken dinner at the Eastern restau
rant, 25 cents. 170 Third, near Yamhill.
An Eastern man remarked: "The Port
land restaurant, all in all. Is the most
satisfactory on the coast." 305 Wash.
Tho Owl Cfe, newly furnished, every
thing first class. F. A. Clark, 249 First,
Chicken dinner. 25c, Strouse's Cafe. 223
Washington, between First and Second.
TELL YOUR FRIENDS.
We call for, sponge, press and deliver
one suit of your clothing, sew on buttons
and sew up rips edeh week, 31 per month.
Unique Tailoring Co., 317 Washington.
DRESS SUITS FOR RENT.
Unique Tailoring Company, 317 Wash.
THE THREE VERY BEST.
Chlckering pianos, of Boston, and Wober
pianos, of New York, have been sold in
Oregon for over a quarter of a century.
Kimball pianos have been sold here ever
since they were first manufactured. Make
no experiments. Buy a piano that Is
Anown to be good at Ellen Piano House,
en First street, north of Washington
All gentlemen over 21 years of age aro
invited to attend a epeclal Spiritualistic
meeting, to be held at 271 Fifth street, to
day, from 4 to 9 P. II. No admission
charge. There will be on Interesting meet
ing for ladles over 19 years of age. Tues
day, 4 to 8 P. M. Mrs. Professor Wheat
Portland's Lending Mnalc Store.
Everything pertaining to music musical
instruments, phonographs, pianos and or
gans. Wholesale or retail. The Wiley B.
Allen Co.. 211 First street
Suit Cnsen and Ilnc
At popular prices. Harris Trunk Co., Mor
rison, near Second.
Bargains for 30 days. Beck, the Jeweler,
Harris Trunk Co! for Trunks and Bags.
Dr Swain, dcnllat 713 Dekum building.
C. C. NEWCHSTLB
Karqnara Bnlldlnr. Rooms 300, 301, 302
We are doing a great business. It is easy to
account for it. Goods are right; prices arc
right, too right for the customer, while not
so profitable for us.
We are selling goods for less than the usual
prices, because we are under a great .disadvan
tage just now. Our windows are not at
tractiveour store is.
People are coming, goods are going. .Come
with the people goods will go with you, and
you will be money ahead.
MORRISON AND SECOND STREETS
CiLERS HMT MOVED
Still at 107 First Street Until
New Building is Ready.
Klmballa Are Comtnvl The Bis;
Pipe Organ oi the Way. Some
Pretty Broad Claims, Fmlly-
Yerlned by the Facts.
TVe haven't sold much about Kimball
Pianos of late. The trouble has been,
we've not been able to get enough of them
during the past three months. As you
know, a lot of unscrupulous labor agita
tors tried to get complete control ofthe
high-grade piano factories hi Chicago.
They tried to run them to suit themselves.
"You pay the bills and sell the product"
they said to the factories, "and we'll do
the rest," The manufacturers could not
concede these unreasonable demands, and
therefore late last year, they closed down
until the men themselves could determine
exactly what they wanted. Six weeks
ago, everybody went back to work under
the old schedules, with the utmost of good
feeling; employer and workman each thor
oughly convinced that their Interests are
mutual, and that the one cannot exist and
prosper without the other. Kimball Pia.
nos are coming again now. Beautiful
pianos, oeiter ana more perfect uian ever.
ve received tne nrst carioaa of Klm
balls several days ago, but most of them
were sold before the car arrived. An
other carload of Klmballs arrived yester
day afternoon. This shipment contains a
number of specially selected instruments,
pianos picked out, before they were en
tirely finished, by our Mr. Ellers during
his lost visit East
The comnanv also telecranhed vesterdnv
that the big Kimball pneumatic pipe or
gan for the First Methodist Church, of
Eugene, was completed and shipped last
week, and we have' the assurance that
Kimball Pianos and Organs will be shipped
Out of over six hundred instruments sold
in this city by Ellers Piano House during
eleven months last year, three hundred
and twenty-seven of them were Klmballs.
This, bear In mind, is double the number
of all other high-grade pianos that were
sold In this city during the same length
of time. A most remarkable record?
Well, not exactly simply a matter of our
being able to furnish more Intrinsic piano
value In those of the Kimball make, than
could be obtained in any other. Only nine
months left now for this year's record.
But nevertheless we'll make the 19'0 list
more than twice as long. Just watch vs.
By the way. wo handle the Chlckerlng
also. The Chlckerlng, the world's best,
that has stood the test of nearly eighty
years, the Chlckerlng that has been Bold
in Oregon tor a third of a century. And
we sold more Chlckerlng Pianos week be
fore last, than had ever before been sold
in this great State of Oregon during any
one year before we started in business.
Pretty broad statement? It's neverthe
less a fact; and the reason well, we're
able and willing to sell a fine piano for
less money than can be done elsewhere.
Carload of Chlckerings are due Monday:
nlso a carload of the beautiful Weber
Pianos: then a carload of Klmballs: then
a big shipment of Milton Piano;, and next
a carload of the popular Singer uprights.
These with a number of carloads received
last week will keep us busy.
In last week's list of sales were two pi
anos (Klmballs) to a visiting stock man
of Rawlins. Wyoming, here last week, and
we pold another, also a Kimball, with the
wonderful self-playing attachment, the
Angelus. to go to Pittsburg, Pennsylva
nia. These latter Instruments will be
shipped from factory, of course. Drop In
here at 107 First street, ana let us show
you what we can do. and what we have
done. Chances are you'll buy your piano
here. Ellers Piano Houre, between Wash
ington and Stark streets, on First
TI1AS THE , ;j'
You should visit our wareroom to
see and hear them to fully appre
ciate the above statement
We carry other makes thru are
lefs expensive and are fine pianos
for the price.
Guaranteed for Five Years
We Sell on Easy Terms
Borne cholco bargains Just now in
slightly used and second-hand pi
anos taken In exchange towards
new ones. Como and see them at
GEO. A. HEIDIINGER & CO.
131 Sixth St., Oregonlan Bldg.
Alaskan and Oregon
MRS. FROHMAN, 121 13th St, cor. Wash.
I IIL Oxford Gray
ARE VERY STYLISH.
These" fabrics are leaders In the fashion-world
today. Our Oxford and Cambridge gray suits
are very genteel, look well, feel well and wear
well. Single and double-breasted sacks In
regular, long and stout sizes. Exceptionally
well tailored and guaranteed to fit.
Our gray mixed Top Coats are equal In cut and
finish to highest-class merchant-tailor made.
NEW BIKE SUITS ARE IN.
Largest Clothiers In the
Several are mentioned In this advertisement, and scores
of others are ready to greet you in every department of
this large exclusive clothing store. Bright new spring mer
chandise will be seen everywhere, and there's an attrac
tive trade-winning price on every article. Come in to
morrow and let us show you how to save money on your
Genuine pure worsteds, in
neat checks, stripes and mix
tures, cut in newest style.
These qualities are sold all
over In Portland for $18 and
more; our price,
rocn-WJTTtm scx !
line of Bicycle
values for least
SAM'L ROSENBLATT &
For ipraytns. tn all quantities
WOODARD. CLARKE & CO..
"Wholesale and Retail Drugclsts. Fourth
and Washington Sts., Portland. Or.
Equal to Cumberland about half tha
cost. Call and set sample.
VULCAN COAL COMPANY
Dealers In Superior 8 team Coals.
Oregon Telephone Red 17CO.
Front street, near Gltean.
Front and PettygSSeT .TEL. OAK 261
Is a highly fashionable
coat much sought after
by the gentleman who
dresses in the top notch
.of fashion. It is an ad
mirable garment and
will of course be the
"swell" thing in Port
land this Spring. Full
silk-lined to edge, with
heavy satin sleeve lin
ings. Fly front, vertical
side pockets; and cuffs.
wr MH.C LiuintCKJ fmiitUJtitUJlNUffCJa
Suits, Pants, Sweators and Bicycle Hose now on display,
money. Satisfaction guaranteed or money refunded.
309 Washington St.
E-Pound Sack Table or Dairy Salt.
Sack Good Table Salt.
10-Pound Sack Nebraska CornmeaL
10-Pound Sack Farina.
10-Pound Sack Graham Flour.
Pound Best Eastern Hams.
7 Pounds Black Figs.
19 Pounds Best Dry Granulated Sugar.
Pound Fresh Roast Costa Rica Coffee
HIS store is an educa
tor of Fashion. We never
wait for the season to
find what Fashion will
stamp with approval; we
fix that in advance. We
anticipate. We lead.
Shown here are-the kinds Summer
saunterers will wear this season.
Beautiful, rare, exclusive designs
showing the expert attention we
give to selecting are in our im
mense assortment. Novel contrast
colorings in very wide, and narrow
stripes, now in vogue, are displayed
in Silks, Madras, Oxford, Zephyr
Madras, Silk Striped Oxfords and
Percale Shirtings ,
Mention is also made of the very
attractive Silk Front Negligees
with puff and flat bosom at 75 cents
to $1.75. y f '
Fourth and Morrison Streets
Handsome gray vicunas, Im
ported whipcords and covert
cloth, actually worth $20.00.
In Prince Alberts, cutaways,
frocks and sack styles; highest
grades foreign and domestic
fabrics. Very newest cut,
made by leading experts "of
the East No custom tailor
will make them for less than
$40.00 to S50.00t our prices,
$20.00 to $30.00
FINE VICI KID
Other Styles for Street,
Dress, House, Outing.
Postage 20 Cents
E. C. GODDARD & CO.