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THE SUNDAY OBEGONIAN, PORTLAND, APRIL' 8, 1000.
CITY NEWS IN BRIEF
C0RDRAY8 THEATER fWotilnrton atre0
"Have You Seen Smith."
TJnder Assumed Names. John J. Led
with, ot San Jose. Cal.. a brother ot
( -nariei tmxxza jeuwun, aecouocu. uam
put In an appearance as one ot tne neira
of the estate. The other heirs are Eliza
beth H. Ledwlth. the widow, and the
mother. Mary A. Ledwlth. The estate. o
far aa known, consists of J8000 caah. JloW
of which Is on depcrit In the Commercial
National Bank In this city. The remainder
Is In California. The papers on file In th
case show that Ledwlth married Elizabeth
H. Fox. at San Francisco. In 1SS2. In
May. 137, domestic difficulties occurred
between them and he left her. To conceal
his property he made deposits under aa
eumed names, the deposit here being madt
In the name of Charles J. Hall. In othet
places he used the names of John It. and
Peter Qulnn. The latter name he used nt
a bank at Oakland, Cal. If he. had fund
In excess of JSOOO. thn balance has not
yet been discovered.
Woman's Cmjb. The programme for
next Friday afternoon, April 13, promises
to be of equal Interest, and surpass la
novelty the usual semimonthly entertain
ments ot the club; It Is designated as "Par
liamentary Day," and the arrangement of
all details Is In charge of Mrs. Grace
Watt Ross, leader of the parliamentary de
partment. The essayist for the afternoon,
Mrs. Henry. E. Heppner, takes the theme.
"The Science of Government as Applied
to Parliamentary Law." Mrs. B. S. Pague
will read "The Bewildered President." a
monologue addressed to women' cluhs
by Octave ThaneL Mies Marie Vclguta
has consented to entertain with a vocal
number, from "Lohengrin." With this pro
gramme, the parliamentary department of
the club will disband for the Summer
Oreconian Is Read w Europe. The
Oregonlan has received a letter from Chr.
Meil, of Ncumorschen. Germany, who
writes about street railways, having read
an article on that subject In The Sunday
Oregonlan of March 4. Among other things
Mr. Mell writes: "In spite of the fact that
5n many things Americans are so much
more practical than the Germans, or
Europeans In general, they have hero la
Germany much better rails for street rail
ways, because street-railway companies
In thli country could get no franchise it
they should use other rails than such with
a grove where the wheels run In. In thil
way the rails are always even with th
pavement, and it is not necessary to raise
Bankrupt Sale. The undersigned will
receive sealed bids until 12 o'clock noon
of Wednesday. April 11. 1900, for the bank
rupt stocks of merchandise and fixtures
pertaining to the estate of M. J. Mataon,
located at Woodburn, Or., and Mount An
gel, Or., respectively. Separate bids to be
made on each stock and check for ten (10;
per cent of bid must accompany each bid.
Inventory at my office. Stocks and Inven
tory may bo seen on application to my
agents at Woodburn and Mount Angel.
Dated at Portland, Or., March 30. 1300. R.
L. Sabin. trustee, estate of M. J. .Matson,
In bankruptcy. Office, Front and Ankeny
Earnest Church Worker. Mrs. G. W.
Btaver, who, with hor daughter. Miss Nel
lie, will remove to Chicago, where they
will make their future home, next Thurs
day, and who was given a reception nt the
residence of Mrs. J. E. Bennett, on
Wednesday last, "has been a prominent
member and worker In the Taylor-Street
Methodist Church for a number of years,
and she and her daughter will be greatly
missed, not only by the members of that
church, but by a wide circle of friends.
Civil. Service Examination. The
United States' Civil Service Commission
has ordered that an examination be held
by Its local board. In Portland, about the
middle of June, 1900, for all grades In the
customs service. Applications must be
Hied not later than May 22. For appli
cation blanks, apply to R. F. Barnes, sec
retary. Board of Examiners, Custom
The Holmes Coal & Ice Company havo
removed their office to 12 North Front
street, where their new Ice plant Is lo
cated. The plant will bo In running or
der about April IS, after which anyone
Interested In the manufacture of Ice will
be welcome to pay It a visit and see how
the congealed liquid Is molded into cakes.
Sweet Peas and nasturtiums In solid
colors. Flowering plants, alyssum, core
opsis, cobaea scandens, cosmos, dahlias,
daisies, forget-me-nots, heliotrope, lobelia,
pansics. salvia, verbena: tobacco extract
and dust, slugshot, tobacco and sulphui
and other Insecticides. Lamberson'a 181
Front street. Both phones.
I. O. O. F. Delegates. At the regular
meeting of Hassalo lodge. No. 15, L" O. O.
F., held Friday evening, the following del
egates were elected to attend the session
of the grand lodge of Oregon, I. O. O. F.,
to be held at Aetorla, May 23: P. W. Stew.
art. Richard Scott, H. M. Beckwtth and
W. D. Scott.
The Soda Water loving public of Port
land will have proper attention this season.
Messrs. Woodard, Clarke & Co., with cus
tomary enterprise, have secured the ser
vices of Mr. Lewis Sorenson, until recently
with Gunther"s. of Chicago, to take chargo
of this attractive feature of their store.'
The Auction -Sale of elegant furniture
and carpets, at the residence of Mrs. S. A.
Staver, No. 434 Clay street, corner Twelfth,
commences tomorrow, Monday, at 10 A.
M. The best goods will bo the first to b
sold. S. L. N. Gilman, auctioneer.
Evangelist Meetings. George Newton,
evangelist, of California, will preach In
Shiloh Mission, at 11 A. M.. and In the
Portland Home Mission, on Davis, be
tween Third and Fourth, at 3 and S P. M.
If Tou Trt a can of Pioneer minced
aea clams, you will encourage a firm who
put forth every effort to produce food that
Js beneficial to mankind. Tour grocer can
get them from any Jobber In Portland.
We Invite Inspection of our new Spring
stock of suits, overcoats, hats and trou
sers. Prices very low, and, if desired, we
give you time to pay us. Eastern Out
fitting Company. 390 Washington street.
I. D. Boter, 177 Fourth street, has a full
line of ladies' and gentlemen's Spring
suitings. Imported and domestic The lat
est designs; best of workmanship on all
garments. Call and Investigate.
J. A. Strowbridge will distribute re
maining assets of Pacific Fire Insuranco
Company among stockholders, upon sur
render of stock certificates, to him prop
Oun Price for a service pipe from ou
main to your house is Jo. It is worth
many times this to have a gas range In
your house for even one season. Portland
Plants Vert CnxAp. Pansies, verbenas,
cosmos, lobelias, 10c dozen; roses, 2-year-old,
25c; cut flowers, equally reasonable.
Burkhardt Bros, Twenty-third and Gllsan.'
Easter Milunert. The cheapest place
to buy ladies' and children's hats Is at
Mrs. A. E. Dalgleish's, 271 Russell street,
near Williams avenue. Trimming, 25c.
Nome Gold-Seekepj will find' a large
consignment of boilers, engines and mining
pumps. Just received, at John Poole's
Front and Morrison streets. '
Becker's Milunert. Trimmed chil
dren's hats, also many trimmed hats for
ladles, at low prices. Hair switches from
Jl up. 'Phone, Clay 921.
TnE Brown. Family hotel. Grand and
Hawthorne avenpes. Newly furnished
rooms, singe or en suite; elevator. Oregon
'phone. East 63.
For SALE.-Collectlon of Oregon and
Washington Indian baskets and bags HI
Worcester block. Hours, 9 to 12 A. m!
New Woolens. A large line of Imported
and domestic woolens suitable for ladles'
tailoring Just received, at 109 First st.
We Manufacture all kinds of blank
books and folding paoer-bores. Hnm.
k Davis & Kllbam. Ill Second.
Printing. J400 worth of type, stands,
cases, etc.. can be had for less than half.
Address, K 10, Oregonlan.
Umbrellas. Repairing and recovering.
Meredith's, Washington, bet. 5th and 6th.
Finest Turkish Baths In the North
west, third floor Oregonlan Building.
Portland Gas Company's New Fix
ture Display. With the opening ot the
building season, we announce the arrival
of our new and extensive line of chande
liers, brackets and ornamental glassware
In both straight gas and combination, and
which can be termed the most complete
and elaborate stock In the Northwest. It
will be of Interest to the many builders
this season to know that a stock of this
kind containing all of the very latest
patterns and designs. Is shown In this mar
ket, thus affording an opportunity to se
lect Just what Is desired from the Inexpen.
eive to the most costly. In the selecting
of our Spring stock, we have not confined
ourselves to any one manufacturer's goods.
but have the productions of all the lead,
ing Eastern factories. We do, though, es
pecially desire to call attention to the
famous Bradley & Hubbard Manufgs
Co.'s goods which are credited as being
unexcelled for their artistic designs and
mechanical workmanship. In connection
with the above special line, we are also
displaying this season, .the Gibson Gas
Fixture Co.'s full end completo line and
make an announcement that we not only
havo on display a complete l'nja of their
samples, but a large slock In reserve, thus
avoiding any delay when especially de
eirous for the Gibson goods. We desiro
also to mention our new line ot glass
ware for either Welsbach burners or
chandeliers, them goods are shown In oil
the delicate tints such as ruby, terra
cotta. amber, and lemon so to be in hnr-
Lmony with the other furn'shlngs of either
tho parlor, library or drawing-room as
the case may be. We Invite an inspection
of theso new goods and a comparison ot
prices which will substantiate the tact
that a more elaborate and up to date
stock of chandeliers, brackets, and glass
ware has never before been snown in mis
city. Office and show-rooms 172 and 174
Guessing Name of a Curio. Colonel L.
L. Hawkins, who has earned the tltlt
of Father of the Portland Free Museum,
worked hard all yesterday afternoon In
getting the latest addition to the museum
In position. This Is a huge ball of sand
stone, loaned by Mr. George Hill, of As
toria, and weighs GOO pounds. Colonel
Hawkins laid a plank walk on the marble
floor of the City Hall and then rolled the
stone to Its future home by means of a
lever. The acquisition now keeps company
with the skull of Jawbone of a whale,
near the foot of the stairs on the ground
floor, where a neat fur-leggcd table, with
a hole in the. middle makes It look like a
black schoolglobe. While the Colonel wat
puffing and blowing in his efforts to put
the thing In place, a good many guesses
were made by bystanders as to what the
curiosity really Is. One said It must bo
a meteor, another a cannon ball, a third
a petrified squash, a fourth the devil's
taw, and a firth said chestnut, which the
Colonel considers the best guess of alL
A whale's egg and a whale's eye were
amongst the guesses. From a scientist's
standpoint, however, the Colonel pro
nounces It a clay nodule, though he does
not explain what a clay nodule Is.
Both Hands Broken. J. W. Burchard,
who recently fell from the top of the new
dock being constructed at Pennoyers mill,
discovered yesterday, with the aid of a
surgeon, that both hands had been frac
tured by tho fall. Instead of one. He has
temporarily lost the use of both hands,
which are done up In slings, and he has to
be fed by his wife. He blames the fore
man on the pile-driver for not exercising
more caro in the handling of the heavy
timbers known as "cape"," one of which
struck him as he was stooping over.
Receiver's Report. Edward Cooking.
ham, receiver of the Chamber of Com
merce, yesterday filed his report for the
month of March, in the State Circuit
Court, showing balance on hand. March L
J12.96S 54; rents collected. $3S6 25; tax re
funded. $54 50. To operating expenses of
building (wages of employes for Febru
ary). JJC2 50: sundry bills, 3355 98; taxes,
J141 27; Ladd & Tllton, balance receiver's
certificate. T1S59 60; cash on hand. 313,455 41.
Candidates' Cards, Botsford & Ellis 241
Ash street. '
Sulto-Benzin. bottom personal column.'
This Is the man
who stuck up his
nose at the pianos
the other dealers
tried to show him.
hy? Because he
had been in the
warerooms of the
leading music store
at 211 First street,
and in drawing a
comparison he soon
In this town that would compare in point
S,fomep?it.,th M5e Inabe' So'hmer: Hard
man, Fischer and other makes represented
In years past The Wiley B. Allen Co.
have stood up In line In competition with
shrewd and prominent dealers of the day.
Jhere are they now? We have been In
business nearly a quarter of a century,
and all we ask is for the piano customer
to Inspect what there Is In the other stores
and then come to our warerooms; and we
will show them the kind of stuff of which
the oldest and largest music establish
ment in Portland is made.
The Wiley B. Alien Co. claim to have
the only high-grade "thoroughbreds" in
the way of pianos and organs to be found
In Portland, and a close analysis of this
statement will substantiate the claim.
Who ever lived who liked not at first
taste Dr. Pfunders far-famed Oregon
Dr. Swain, dentl.it. 713 Dckum huIMInc
ENDS OUR SALE
Just one more week of it meanwhile .'.I".".".'.
Rebuilding Sale Bargains
Continue. Don't miss it come this week it's
money saved. We cut prices on every article
in our line.
Nearly All the Different Brands
So liberally advertised nearly all the leading
makes of Fine Clothing-but it makes a differ
ence to you when you buy of us, because we
THE SAME THING
FOR LESS MONEY
Famous Clothing House
CORNER MORRISON AND SECOND STS.
THE EAST NO LONGER AHEAD
OF THE WEST.
The fast line between tho Northwest and'
the East will make It faster. Sunday.
April 22, the O. R. & N. puts on a brand
new through train between Portland and
Chicago, at a schedule that has never be
fore been equaled between theso points.
All the latest features In modern equip
ment In vogue on Eastern lines adopted.
On the Portland and Chicago Special, trav
elers will be accorded every comfort and
convenience that the famous Eastern lim
ited trains afford. On this and the second
fast train to be"operated will be afforded
the only through Pullman palace and tour
ist sleeplng'-car service between Portland
and Chicago without change. Time sched
ule will be announced In these columns
A POPULAR VERDICT. .
I The famous "La Estrella" cigar Is the
1 talk of tho town; sold by Handley for 10
cents straight. The Horace R. Kelly
straight Havana goods, sold elsewhere
three for 50 cents, our price two tor 2S
cents. Try one of these cigars and you
won't use any other. All 15-cent cigars
at 10 cents straight. The "Principe Al
fonso," a small Havana cigar. In pack
ages cf five for 25 cents, the equal ot
any gcods on the market. Cameron &
Cameron's celebrated smoking mixture
retailed at wholesale prices. The Cut
Rate Cigar'and News Stand, 291 Washing
ton street, Perkins Hotel building. '
MATTING AND BAMBOO FUR
NITURE SALE I
Wo have Just received a large stock" of
linen-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.
Wo continue making our Japanese and
Chlneee curios sale.
ANDREW KAN & CO-.
Corner Fourth and Morrison.
WHERE TO DINE.
Get the best food, thereby insuring
health, strength and happiness, at Port
land Restaurant. 305 Washington, near 5th.
Chicken dinner at the Eastern restau
rant. 25 cents. 170 Third, near Yamhill.
The Owl Cafe, newly furnished, every
thing first class. F. A. Clark, 219 First.
Chicken dinner, 2&c Strouse's Cafe, 223
Washington, between First and Second.
Constipation Is a disease with far-reaching
evils. Therefore In Spring one should
use JOr. Pfunders Oregon Blood Purifier.
Guaranteed, tested and true.
FREE TO THE LADIES.
Bright eyes, clear complexions,, rosy
cheeks, by using Dr. Pfunder'a Oregon
Try our Pilsner bock beer and bock
DRESS SUITS FOR RENT.
Unique Tailoring Company. 347 Wash.
One of the easiest and quickest sales
made almost since we havo been In busi
ness was in me instance of Mr. Geo. H.
Zimmerman, the rich dairyman on the
Columbia Slough, who called with his
i wife to Inspect the pianos In our ware
rooms. We were unpacking and placing
j In position a carload of "Sohmer" pianos
' Just received the first lot ever shipped to
any dealer In Portland and so highly
, pleased were both Mr. and Mrs. Zimmer
man with one of the finest "Sohmer" up-
riKiua inai -ne oargainea lor it on the
spot, paid his money down and had It
delivered to his beautiful home on the
Columbia Slough, and a few ot our com
petitors who have been running after Mr.
Zimmerman for months past can now
have the pleasure of going out to his ele
gant home and seeing therein an elegant
piano, and It came from Portland's lead
ing music store. The Wiley B. Allen Co..
yu-ZU First street. Portland. Or.
JiOTICE TO STOCKHOLDERS.
Notice Is hereby given that the directors
of Tho Golconda Mining Company have
declared a dividend ot one-halt of 1 per
cent upon the capital stock of said corpo
ration for the month of March, 1900. paya
ble at the company's office on and after
Monday, the 9th day of April. 1900.
(Signed.) J. A. ARMENT.
Salt Cases and Tine
At popular prices. Harris Trunk Co., Mor
rison, near Second.
Harris Trunk Co. for Trunks and Bngs.
UrwrnDrn'cn 13 Sr
l I TAPER
Universally known as the "Oldest
v In America. Best in the World."
Chlckerlng pianos stand first, because
ot their birthright, being longer estab
lished than any American piano.
Chlckerlng stands first because Jonas
Chlckerlng was the originator, and to him
belongs the credit ot establishing the prin
ciples upon which the American pianoforte
of today Is constructed. '
Chlckerlng stands first because ot the
extreme Importance and value of the
many improvements which emanate from
and are controlled by the old time-honored
house of Chlckerlng.
Chlckerlng stands first because it repre
sents today the Tnost successful develop
ment ot approved Ideas in modern piano
Chlckerlng stands first -oecause It em
bodies today the most desirable quality
and character of tone product, possessing
richness and substance unequaled by any
make ot piano in this or any other country.
Wholesale and Retail
107. First Street, Portland, Oregon
We Arc About
To Be Crowded
For Room Again
Cow is the thn to secure s nni h'och
rrsde piano, caih or on rajy payment,
tor about the price that mil for
medium crsde, and we ilt:r a o..d
mdlum-rrade plino for luxit halt tat
prlca of the ordinary make-believe, i.r
about what you would have tc ry fcr
a second-hand of gboj make. During
the past week we received eeMjal ir
loadi of the beautiful hTSitLlNG ard
HUNTINGTON ptanoa. and on Monday
next there Is due to arrive a narlok.t or
the celebrated STECK H3d a carload f
the KHAKAUEK plan;.!. Wt rrut
have room for them. and. aa cur re
room Is not sufficiently large, ve o'tef
exceptional Inducement to buycra
until our stock la reduced, which mwt
go and will go. Our location ma km It
convenient for you to drop -n tn.l see
our fine assortment, which T.lll only re
quire a few xnlnutea of ycur time Dcn't
put It off by thinking- any tirre will do,
for you may be areatlr miotakrc acd
by stepplne In for a few rrcments ai.d
Invfatutatlcc our offer you Till no
lorrer be In doubt as to whether you
can own a fine piano or not.
Then we have a num'jsr cf pcnn't
hand pianos and reveml good ce4id
hand onrana that we will sell tt a ry
low prlca In order to gt Uuia cut of
GEO. A. HEIDINGER & CO.
I 131 Sixth St., Oregonlan Bldg.
Renders it possible for any
one to play brilliantly on the
piano. Come and see it
You will be interested.
THE AEOLIAN COMPANY,
Cor. Seventh Street
For spraying. In all quantities.
WOODARD. CLARKE & CO..
Wholesale and Retail Druggists. Fourth
and Washington Sts.. Portland, Or.
! YVaiIISJ Offer! !
This IS the Store where Quality Is first consideration where
Fashion's faultless garments are built In that safe-for-customer way.
Our clothes for boys and men are manufactured especially for us under
our experienced personal supervision, and made of qualities that are'
"pi jlL fl IU. I
I 1113 1 UiC ICSIiCI. (yir nm,
we sell. It fs'like a "good" endorsement of a check, note, or other
promise to pay. It means no defaulting of style, color, tailoring or J
serviceableness. It means the fullest measure of value for your money.
We have the BEST In Clothes, Hats and Furnishings, at the least prices.
O Largest Clothiers In the
A cluster of Spring bargains which should stir up some
trading enthusiasm tomorrow and every day this week,
surely. Don't miss them. This store will outfit you for
Spring more satisfactorily and more economically than
any other clothier in Portland.
Thousandsof them a larger
stock than any other store in
the city can show. AH styles,
single or double breasted
vests and coats. All patterns,
nobby stripes, neat checks
and plain effects. Every suit
is well tailored and finish'ed.
Every one is. honestly worth
the money we ask. Our prices
i ii aPMnjbk jvrfl '
HUT, aCHAFFNH HJUDt
SAIVI'L ROSENBLATT & CO.
N. VV. corner Third and Morrison Sts.
. Spring Water
Direct From the Spring
In Columbia County, Or.
This water contains potassa, mag
nesia, chloride ot potassa. chloride of
poda and chloride of lime, and Is
Nature's great remedy
For the Positive Cure of
Rheumatism and Kidney Troubles
It heals anil cures Internally and
externally. It loosens the Joints In a
very short time, and the old and stiff
becomo younp again. It Is the great
est BLOOD PURIFIER in the world,
and most highly medicated -water
known. Drink It and enjoy life and
health, rrlce. 71c psr gallon.
For sale only by the
Brcnsulck Rational, 311 Wssblajtoa SL, PirtlJsd.Or.
Tel. South 671.
Alaskan and Oregon
MR3. FROHMAN. 121 13th St, cor. Waih.
C C. NElniCHSTLE
Harquam Bslliloj, Rooms 300, 381, 303
' lj . puni lainu.-
rtoc aormfij ffimjn&fWMMfte
Our entire second floor is
given ovor to the little fel
lows. A well-lighted room
where ladies can make selec
tions at leisure. Our big Morrison-street
window shows a
few of the styles to be found
. ONE OF OUR
A guaranteed all-wool knee
pantssuit, elegantly lined and
.trimmed; our price is
Oxfords are the coolest,
the best fitting, and the
easiest walking shoes
conceivable. "They are
also exceedingly hand
stamped on sole.
Postage 20 Cents
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E. C. GODDARD & CO.
, Oregonlan Building.
tha ? nn thi rlnthp
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FOURTH AND MORRISON STS.
309 Washington St
Found Fresh Soda Crackers 6 Cents Per
Found by the Box.
12i Cents .
Pound Choice Assorted Cookies.
Black Figs for 25 Cents.
10-Pound Sack Nebraska Cornmeal.
3-Pound Glas3 Jar Cross & Blackwelfa
6 Pounds Petlto Prunes.
Pound Choice Green Coata Rica Coffee.
Found Hoffman House Java and Mocha
t Dry Granulated Sugar for JLOft.