The Sunday Oregonian. (Portland, Ore.) 1881-current, June 14, 1903, Page 8, Image 8

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    THE SUNDAY OREGONIAK, PORTLAND, JUNE 14, 1903.
HOT DERBY RAGE
known as .the Colonial Trust Company,
will be $7,Q,009 with. $16,009,000 surplus
and undivided profits, and about $55,000,000
deposits, making? total resources of $73,
609,609. T. Hart Given, president of the
Farmers' Deposit National Bank, will be
the head ot the new concern. The new
Institution will be -backed by one of the
most active and aggressive of the strong
financial groups of capitalists west of
New York.
HAW1T
Pianos Possessing Mos
Unusual Interest.
MOVING THE "CABIN OF THE TELEPHONE
Horatius Takes the Second
Seattle Stake. '
EIGHT-HORSES FACE STARTER
Pelonlas Is Second "With Fossil
Third, Killed Off In the Early
Pace-TVhorJer Wins the
Brooklyn Derby.
M
DERBY WINNERS YESTERDAY
Seattle Horatius.
Brooklyn TVhorler, 510.000.
Et. Louis Claude. 112.000.
SEATTLE. "Wash.. June 13. Horatius
won the second Seattle Derby today on
a slow track against a field of eight
starters in 2:12, coming under the wire
2& lengths ahead of Polonlus, with Fos
sil third, killed off In the early pace. Six
thousand persons witnessed the running.
The start was phenomenal in a field of
8-year-olds, the bunch going fully three
lengths without a break. The race was
between the winner and Polonlus from
the half post. Time at half. 0:53; at three
quarters, 1:19; mile, 1:4314. L Powell was up
on Horatius. The winner outclassed the
field, and was well handled from the
start. Polonlus ran a clover race. Sum
mary: Four and a half furlongs Resigned
won. Tom Riley second. Count Rudolph
.third; time, 0:38. . '
Six furlongs Educate -won, Berendos
uecond. Matt Hogan third; time, 1:18U
'Four and a half furlongs Annie Marie
won. Rose Farr second, Midway third;
time. 0:57&.
One mile and a quarter, Seattle Derby
Horatius won. Polonlus second; Fossil
third; time. 2:12.
Five furlongs E. M. Brattaln won,
Glendennlng second, Constellator third;
time, 1:03.
One mile and a sixteenth Royalty won.
Disturber second. Lone Fisherman third;
time, 1:5314.
WINS THE BROOKLYN DERBY.
Whorler Surprises the Talent Tracic
Hoof-Deep In Mnd.
NEW YORK. June 13. On a track which
was hoof deep in mud, Whorler came In
en easy winner in the Brooklyn Derby
at Gravesend today. He was little thought
of in the betting, closing at 5 to L Golden
Maxim, the odds on favorite, -was sec
ond, and was decisively -beaten. The
Brooklyn Derby Is the richest 3-year-old
stake run at the meeting, and four good
colts faced the starter. Whorler and
Flying Jib were equal second choices.
Summary:
Handicap, about six furlongs John A.
Scott won, Astarlta. second, Ingold third;
time. 1:113-5.
Steeplechase, handicap, about two miles
and a half Strike the Light won, Phil
lips second, Hark Forward third; time,
6:17 2-6.
The Tremont stakes, about six furlongs
Magistrate won, " Gettysburg second,
Dimple third; time. 1:13 4-5.
The Brooklyn Derby, mile and a half
Whorler, 118, O'Nell, 5 to 1, won; Golden
Maxim, 118, Cochran. 7 to 10, second;
Merry Acrobat, lis. Odom, 1 to 1, third;
time, 2:341-5.
Five and one-half furlongs, selling Bob
Murphy won, Llstaway second. Sweet
Tone, third; time. 1:101-5.
Mile and a furlong King Raine won,
Boyal Pirate eecond, Tioga third; time,
1:58.
CLAUDE WINS ST. LOUIS DERBY.
Overweighted and Overlooked, lint
Has an Easy Time of It.
ST. LOUIS. June 13. Claude, by Llssak
Lida H., with 127 pounds on his back,
owned byt M. J. Daly, trained by M. J.
Daly and ridden by Jockey J. Daly, won
the St. Louis Derby, valued at $12,000. from
a good field today. Claude, although over
traveled, overweighted and overlooked,
disposed of his field with amazing ease,
winning by two lengths, with something
In reserve. Summary:
Six furlongs, selling Hook Oka won,
Goudy eecond. Dr. Kammerer third; time,
1:16.
Five and a half furlongs, purse Miss
Crawford won. Old Stone second, Don Al
varo third; -time. l:0S5s.
At Harlem.
CHICAGO, June 13. Harlem summary:
Seven furlongs Six-Shooter won, Old
Hutch second, Jim Clark third; time,
1:25 4-5.
Four furlongs Peter Paul won. J. May
fcerry second, Manshack third; time,
0:48 3-5. .
The Lewis and Clark stake, mile and
one-eighth Savable won, Bernays eecond,
The Picket third; time. 1:533-5.
Six furlongs Dick Wells won. Burnle
Bunton second. Nitrate third; time. 1:13 1-5.
Mile and an eighth Hargls won, Her
inencla second, John McGurk third; time,
1:53. 4
Mile and a half Cogswell won, Caxton
eecond. Compass third; time, 2:36.
One mile Modicum won, 'Our Bessie sec
ond. Alec third; time. 1:403-5.
DUE TO LAMP EXPLOSION
John Gansnelder'a Hoase Burned and
Hand Badly Burned.
A gasoline lamp In the house of John
Gansnelder. at 6 Union avenue, exploded
last evening and the interior of the
dwelling was ruined. While -.Gansnelder
was lighting the lamp, the alcohol lighter
would not work, and the hot fluid falling
upon his hand caused him to run to the
kitchen sink Before he could return, the
blazing alcohol and gasoline had spread
the flames all over the room. The alarm
came in from box 235 at 8:37 o'clock, and
the department responded promptly.
The fire had spread so rapidly, how
ever, that the firemen could do nothing
but save the adjoining house and keep
the fire within the Gansnelder residence.
Some $500 worth of furniture was burned.
Including a carpet valued at $155.
Gansnelder's hand was burned painfully,
"but not severely. He and a male friend
were the only persons in the house at
the time. His wife is very sick and is
away from the city. Gansnelder Is the
chef at the Louvre.
Election-Muddle Decision Reversed.
DENVER. June 13. The Court of Ap
peals today reversed the decision of Judge
Mulllns, of the District Court, to the ef
fect that the City Council had authority
to canvass the vote cast at the recent
election of a charter convention, and
decided that the canvass must be made
by County Clerk Aichele. The non-partisan
candid it es who received a majority
of the votes have already organized the
convention and are -proceeding with the
work of drafting a charter, although they
have not yet received their certificates of
election, the canvass hiving been de
layed by the injunction against the Coun
ty Clerk granted by Judge Mulllns.
Steamship Samshai Is Safe.
MANILA, June 13. The United States
steamer Samshul, which June 3 was re
ported to have been wrecked during the
fcurricane which swept over the Philip
pine Islands, has arrived liere safe.
OLD CABIN FOR NEW HULL
UPPER WORKS OF THE TELE
PHONE WILL BE MOVED TODAY.
Rivers Are Still Rising ana the
Stand Predicted Is Not Yet in
Sight New Alaska Lighthouse.
Housemoving on the water Is not a
common occurrence here, but it may be
seen at Smith's boatyard, at the foot of
Columbia street, this morning. Joseph
Pacquet, the veteran boatbullder, has
built a new hull there for the Arrow Navi
gation Company's steamer Telephone.
The old Telephone has been moored along
side, and today a force of men will pro
ceed to move the entire cabin from the
old to the new hull. The process will be
similar to any othor case of housemovlng,
horse winches furnishing the motive
power.
It was expected to have the moving done
yesterday, and at noon the army of car
penters and boatbullders knocked off work
to make room for the housemovers. But
so much had to be done in laying the ways
and making other preparations that the
only work accomplished was the raising
of the house. Early this morning the
tackle will be laid and the upper works
will be slid over in short order.
The old cabins, as they stand now, are
not very ornamental, but the dingy ap
pearance Is principally due to the jEact
that the paint was burned off the wood
work. The new boat, when completed,
will exactly resemble in outward appear
ance the old steamer Telephone. That
she will be faster than her predecessor is
the general belief along the water front.
The engines will be much more powerful
and the boiler larger. No one appears to
know where she is going to run, though
she will probably go to Puget Sound.
It will take about six weeks to complete
the steamer. Mr. Pacquet wtis asked yes
terday if the boat would be floated by the
high water or launched down the ways7
and replied emphatically that she would
be launched. Although resting on the keel
blocks, she is already over a foot in the
water, and if the river rises much higher
will certainly float, but the builder figured
out the prospects for a flood this year be
fore ho began construction- "Mr. Beals
says we will have 25 feet," said Mr.
Pacquet. "but it Is my belief that the
river will not reach 24 feet, and I think
I am right."
HALF A FOOT A DAY.
Willamette Continues to Rise Slowly
Will Not Come to Stand Monday.
The Willamette rose half a foot yester
day, and this morning "stands at 23 teet.
Weather Director Beals says It will reach
the 24-foot stage Wednesday at The
Dalles and1 the Columbia will rise slowly
for several days. Little that la new Is
presented in the reports from the upper
rivers. The Snake was stationary at
Lewiston and fell a trifle at Rlparla." The
Columbia at Wenatchee rose one foot, and
at Northport 1.3 feet. Moderate cool
weather will prevail at the headwaters of
the Columbia and Snake during tbe next
two days.
One foot more of water here , is Hkely
to catch many storekeepers unprepared,
notwithstanding the warnings they have
received. That much of a rise will put
the -waters in nearly all the cellars on'
North Sixth street and In that neigh
borhood, and so far as- known -but. few of
the merchants have removed their goods
yet A two-foot rise will flood the cellar
of the new Federal building.
ALLEN LINER WRECKED.
Steamship Xorvrei?Ian, From Mon
treal 'for Glasfconr, Hans Ashore;
ST. JOHNS. N. F., Juno 13. The Allen
Liner Norwegian, Captain White, from
Montreal for Glasgow with general cargo
and cattle, went ashore at Codroy today.
It Is likely that she will bo a total wreck.
(Tho steamer Norwegian, formerly the
City of New York, and previous td that
the Delaware, Is of 2253 tons net "burden,
and was built In Glasgow in 1865. She is
315 feet 2 Inches long, has 39 -feet beam
and draws IS feet of water.)
MARY'S ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE.
Will Be in Operation the Middle of
Next Month.
The Lighthouse Board announces that
the new light and signal station on Mary
Island, Alaska, will be in operation next
month. The notice follows:
"On or about July 15, 1903. a light of the
fourth order, showing fixed white with a
fixed red sector between S. 51 deg. E. true
(SE. by E. E. E'ly mag.) and S. 19 deg.
E. true (SE. E. mag.), the red sector
covering Twin Islands, will be established
in the structure now being completed on
the eastern shore of the northern end of
Mary Island. Revillagigedo Channel, about
two-thirds of a mile southeastward from
Point Wlnslow.
"The focal plane of the light will be 67?
HOUSE OF THE OLD BOAT WILL BE PUT ON A NEW HULL.
feet above mean, high water and 45V feet
above the base of the structure, and the
light will be visible 13?i miles in clear
weather, the eye of the observer 15 feet
above the eea. The light will Illuminate j
2iu aeg. or. ine nonzon, out win oe od
scured by portions of Mary Island, so that
It will be visible only to the eastward of
S. 3S deg. E. true (SE. by B. E. E'ly
mag.) and N. 19 deg. W. true (NW. H W.
mag.).
"Approximate position: Lat- 55 deg. 5
min. 54 sec N., long. 131 deg. 11 mln, 4
sec W. Left tangent to Slate Island, S.
S3 deg. E. true (NE. by E. E. E'ly mag.)
4?6 miles. Tangent to Point Sykes, N. 23
deg. 80 mln. E. true (N. 4 . W. Wly mag.)
5 miles.
"On the same .date there will be estab
lished In a structure a Daboll trumpet,
operated by compressed air, to found, dur
ing thick or foggy weather, blasts of three
seconds duration, separated by alternate
silent intervals of 3 and 21 seconds.
"The structure is an octagonal one-story
wooden building, with a pyramidal roof,
surmounted "by an octagonal tower, with
a cylindrical lantern having a black roof.,
The trumpet projects from the easterly
wall of the building. In rear of the light
house there are two galvanized Iron oil
houses and two 1-story frame dwell
ings, the oilhouses and dwellings
respectively 40 and 100 feetfrom the light
house. A boathouse and a carhouse, each
a one-story frame structure and a der
rick stand on the northerly side of the
boat incline. All of the ' structures are
white with brown roofs."
ROBERT DOLLAR AT ASTORIA.
Passengers Had to Be Landed at
That Port.
ASTORIA. June 13, (Special.) The
steam schooner Robert Dollar arrived here
this afternoon via Eureka, and. after dis
charging three tons of freight for local
merchants and seven passengers, left put
for Seattle. It was the Intention of Cap
tain Johnson upon leaving San Francisco
to stop at Eureka and take on 250.000 feet
of redwood for Seattle, and then come to
the Columbia to load lumber at Portland.
After leaving San Francisco he discov
ered the seven passengers for Astoria on
board, who had secured tickets from
scalpers and had 'a right to passage, and
it was to put them ashore that the schoon
er came in here
On the way up the steamer stopped in at
Eureka and took on the redwood lumber
for Seattle which will now be delivered,
and the return here Is expected to be
made by next Wednesday.
Foundries in Cleveland Harbor.
CLEVELAND, a, June 13. The small
steamer Charles H. Davis. foundered near
the mouth of Cleveland harbor today dur
ing a heavy northwest storm. The crew,
consisting of seven men and a woman
cook, were rescued by the llfesavlng crow.
The cook, Sarah Kline, Is in a serious con
dition. Subsequently It was learned that Cap
tain Rasmussen went down with his ves
sel and was drowned. The steamer was
Carrying etone. -
Close Sails From Tlllamoolc
ASTORIA, Or., June 12. (Special.) The
steamer Sue H. Elmore, which arrived in
today from Tillamook, reports having
towed to sea from there yesterday the
three-masted schooner Close, with a cargo
of lumber for San Francisco. She also re
ports that the steamer Sequoia, ,with a
cargo of lumber for San Francisco, was
to sail from there today.
Marine Ways at Hoaalasi.
HOQUIAM, Wash., June 13. (Special.)
Tho . Gray's Harbor Iron Works Is pre
paring to build marine ways in front of
the machine works. This will be 100 feet
long and 25 at the caps. When completed
it, will take a vessel 100 feet long, in the
cradle. They will put in a large 'engine'
for. power, and work will commence im
mediately. Marine Notes.
The German steamship Eva sailed from
San Francisco Friday night for this city
to load lumber for Port Arthur. She is
under charter to the Pacific Export Lum
ber Company.
The steamer Acme sailed for San Fran
cisco yesterday with -480.000 feet of lum
ber, shipped by Inman, Poulsen & Co.
The Dominion Marine and Fisheries De
partment Issues the following notice to
mariners: "Pending the repairs to Egg
Island lighthouse. Queen Charlotte Sound,
British Columbia, the light will not be
operated from June 10 until further no
tice" Domestic and Foreign Ports.
ASTORIA. Or., June 13. Sailed at 5 A
M. Steamer Aberdeen, for -San Francis
co; 9 A. 2d., steamer Alliance, for San
Francisco. Arrived at 9:15 A. M. Steamer
Elmore, from Tillamook; arrived at 1 and
sailed at 4:30 P. M., steamer Robert Dol
lar, from San Francisco, for Seattle.
Sailed at 3 P. M. British ship Donna
Francesco, for Queenstown. Condition of
the bar at 4 P. M., smooth; wind west;
weather cloudy.
New York, June 13. Arrived Auguste
Victoria, from Hamburg; New York,
from Southampton. The Etruria, from
Liverpool, was reported 40 miles off Nan
tucket lightship at 3:30 this morning.
Hamburg, June 13. Arrived Deutsch
land, from New York.
Hamburg, June 13. Sailed Hth Ger
man ship Chrlstel, for Portland.
Redondo, June 13. Arrived Schooner
Comp'eer, from Columbia River.
San Francisco. Juno 13. Sailed last
night German steamer Eva and steamer
Aurelia, for Portland; 9:30 A. M., barge
Santa Paula, in tow of tug Rescue, for
Portland; steamer Leelanaw, for Tacoma,
Plymouth, June 13. Arrived Grosser
Kurfurst. from New York.
Hoqulam, June 12. Sailed Schooner W.
II. Bendlnson, from Aberdeen, for Re
dondo; schooper Alcalde, from Cosmop
olls, for . San Francisco; steamer G. C.
Llndauer, from Aberdeen, for San Fran
cisco. Arrived Schooner Markona, from
San Francisco, for Aberdeen; schooner
Halcyon, from Hawaiian Islands, for
Aberdeen; schooner Anna M. Campbell,
from Mexico, for Aberdeen; steamer Che
halls, from San Francisco, for Aberdeen.
Seattle, June 13. Sailed Steamer City
of Topeka, for Skagway; steamer City of
Puebla, for San Francisco. Arrived
Steamer Cottage City, from Skagway;
.British ship Bedford, from Whatcom.
Tacoma, June 13. Arrived Steamer Az
tec," from Seattle; steamer Pleiades, from
Orient; steamer Mackinaw, from San
Francisco. Sailed Steamer Charles Nel
son, for San Francisco; steamer Dirlgo,
for Alaska.
Antwerp. June lSSalled Vaderland,
for New York.
Hamburg, June 13. Arrived Pennsyl
vania, for New York.
New York, June 13. Arrived Etruria,
from .Liverpool. Sailed Minnehaha, for
London; Palatla, for Hamburg; Lucanla,
for Liverpool; Zeeland, for Antwerp;
Weimar, for Genoa; Perugia, for Naples;
Ethiopia, for Glasgow; Hccla, for Copen
hagen. Rotterdam, June 13. Arrived Ryndam,
from New York. Sailed Statendam, for
New York.
Bremen, June 13. Sailed Barbarossa,
for New York.
Liverpool, June 13. Sailed Campania,
for "New York. Arrived Commonwealth,
from Boston.
London, June 13. Sailed Steamer Mln
netonka, for New York.
NOT ONE QUEEN BUT TWELVE
Woodmen of the World Carnival
Will Present Regal Spectacle.
The Woodmen of the World carnival Is
growing to large proportions. Reports
from camps and circles throughout the
Northwest indicate a tremendous attend
ance during the "gala days" In Portland,
July 14 to 25 Inclusive.
Twelve beautiful queens will be chosen
from the centers of population in Wash
ington and Oregon, and they will attend
the coronatiqn ceremonies of the reigning
Portland Queen. Each Queen will be at
tended by maids of honor, pages and her
court dlgnl tares. When the royal pa
geant, with all its glitter and splendor,
arrives at the magnificent throne of
beauty, and the several queens ascend to
their station of honor, it will rival the
gorgeous scene of the "Field of the Cloth
of Gold," 'or "Lalla Bookh Leaving Delhi
for the Vale of Cashmere." His Majesty,
the King, will crown the Queen and" pre
sent to her and her court the costly pres
ents offered as prizes by the Woodmen of
the World. The Intrinsic value of these
prizes will aggregate nearly $2000, and
will be awarded to the candidates receiv
ing the largest vote. The successful con
testants w'U be robed in royal fashion
and given free transportation and hospit
able entertainment at the expense of the
Woodmen of the World Amusement Asso
ciation. The following prizes, and the names of
the donors are now on exhibition In tho
show windows of those whose generosity
will do much to make the carnival the
greatest ever held In tho tar West:
A magnificent 'piano, capital prize,
Ellers Bros.
An elaborate gown, Meier & Frank
Company.
A beautiful pearl Inlaid mahogany escri
toire, Henry Jennlng Sons.
A superb diamond ring, A. & C. Felden
heimer. A cloak "a dream of the modiste's art"
Olds, Wortman & King.
A lady's' gold watch, Llpinan, Wolfe &
Co.
Kodak, cameras, etc, Woodard, Clarke
& Co.
A steel range, J. J. Kadderly.
An exquisite model hat, the Wonder
Millinery Company.
A pearl and gold-handled, silk umbrella,
Charles M. Meredith.
Indian curio, lady's boots, B. B. Rich
and Goddard-Kelly Company and others.
No queen will receive a present worth
less than $50.
Messrs. L W. Balrd and George L.
Hut chin will conduct the Queen . voting
contest and coronation. These gentlemen
promise one of the most Imposing cere-,
monies ever witnessed in America. T8ey
hope to have 100 candidates In the field
for queenly honors, and request the
friends of eligible candidates to send in
their names and addresses at once.
STRIKERS LOSING GROUND
CHICAGO WAITERS FAIL TO GET
OTHER 1 UNIONS TO WALK OUT.
Hotelkeepers ' Are More Determined
Thau Ever to Fight the Battle
to a. Finish.
CHICAGO. 'June ;13. The second, day in
the striken of t-thal hotel ' and restaurant
employes iln- 26 'Chicago hotels brought
desertions from the ranks of the unions
and increased determination -In the minds
of the hotel-owners to Ignore what they
term the arbitrariness of the striking em
ployes. Vigorous efforts of the strike pickets to
prevent the delivery of coal, meat and
grocery supplies created some excitement
around many, of the hotels, "but every such
effort was balked by business agents of
the various unions involved- In the at
tacks, and even the milk wagon drivers;
who had declared in favor of the strikers,
were forced by officers of the National
Teamsters' Union to obey the general
laws of the organization and to refrain
from a sympathetic strike.
The attempt of the strike leaders to en
list the teamsters, engineers and firemen
failed. Before the end of the day the
cooks and waiters abandoned hope of sup
port from other unions.
A canvass of the hotels where strikes
have taken place shows -that most of
them are in fair working condition.
Against a total of 2517 employes who have
gone out, the hotels m the aggregate have
a working force of 1752.
RAILROAD UNDER A BOY'COTT.
Order of Telegraphers Begins a
Fight on the Santa Fe.
CHICAGO. June 13. The Order of Rail
way Telegraphers has declared a boycott
against the Atchison, Topeka cc Santa, Fe
Railroad, a circular letter signed by the
president and grand secretary of the or
der having been received by the ticket
agents of all the roads centering in Chi
cago. The letter asks the ticket agents
when routing passengers and freight to
discriminate against the Santa Fe.
The trouble between the telegraphers
and the Santa Fe is of long standing. In
1890 the telegraphers and station agents
became dissatisfied with their pay and
working conditions and sent a committee
to Chicago to make demands and after
many conferences a strike was called. The
officers of the order say that the company
by a subterfuge Induced the men to re
sume work at the end of 17 days, and they
also say that those who took part In
the strike have been discriminated
against ever since by the Santa Fe and
some other roads. The Santa Fe has not
been employing members of the order for
come time.
American Labor Union Adjourns.
DENVER, June 13. The convention of
the American Labor Union, -which has
been in session here for three weeks, ad
journed sine die thl3 evening,.' after hav
ing adopted the report of the committee
appointed to draft a new constitution.
The provisions of the new constitution
were not made public, but it Is alleged by
members of. the union that- It Is- a. model
document, and' it is expected to reduce the
number of strikes to the minimum.
Strikers Are Fined.
CHICAGO. June 13. Sixteen strikers,
alleged to have violated an injunction ob
tained by the Kellogg Switchboard &
Supply Company, were today, fined 410 In
Judge Holcomb's court. "For a corpora
tion to be compelled to contract ,w.ith a
union to have in its employ only union
men," he said in his decision, "is. a spe
cies of slavery and unlawful." The case
was appealed.
Striking Painters Enjoined.
CHEYENNE, Wyo., June 13. In the
District Court- this afternoon a temporary
injunction was granted by Judge Scott, re
straining 16 striking members of the
Painters and Paperhangers' Union from
Interfering with the business of McCor
rolck & Gllmore, Jacob Sherman and Mar
tin Brelther, their former employers.
BIG BANKING COMBINE.
A NBmher of Large Eastern Iaxtlta.
stiens Will Be Merged.
PITTSBURG, June 13.--Plans have been
adopted for the formation. In Pittsburg- of
one of the greatest combinations of bank
ing Interests ever taken In the country
By the deal the Farmers' Deposit National
Bank. Colonial Trust Company, Pennsyl
vania Trust Company, Columbia National
Bank; Tradesmen's National Bank, Ger
manla Savings Bank and-Freehold Bank
will be -merged, making the . largest and
most, powerful institution between Phila
delphia and -Chicago. The capital of the
new concern, which will probably bt
New Jersey, Banks Consolidate.
NEWARK. N J.. June 13. The directors
ot the .Newark Banking Company and
those ot the Essex County National Bank
decided today to consolidate. The assets
-are $15,000,000 and the deposits $$.000,000.
FIRE IN A COTTAGE.
Jacob Ganneder's Hoase Damaged to
the AaoBBt of Ahont 170O.
Fire, caused by a. gasoline explosion. In
.the cottage at 6 Union avenue near East
Ankeay street, caused damage to the
amount of about $1700 last evening, short
ly - before 9 o'clock, Jacob Ganseder,
owner of the building, went into tho
house and undertook to light a gasoline
lamp, when some- of the . gasoline was
spilled on his right hand, which ignited.
Then followed the explosion, and fire was
soon scattered all about the room. An
alarm was struck from box 235. but when
the companies arrived the entire Inside of
the cottage was aflame.
The house adjoining on the south occu
pied by Frank Myers, and the two-story
bulldlng of CE Dye. on the north side,
also caught, but water was turned on
these buildings, and no great damage re
sulted. The Ganseder house had to be
drenched. None of the furniture was
saved. The entire Inside was ruined, only
a shell remains, standing, so rapidly did
the fire spread. Furniture in the house
occupied by Frank Myers was all re
moved Into the street as a matter of pre
caution. Mr. Ganseder estimated his loss
on the house and furniture at about $1700,
and he carried $1400 Insurance. His wife
is absent from the city.
THREE HOLD UP FOUR.
Daring Robbers Get $42.50 on Hall
Street.
Four men going home together soon aft
er12 o'clock last night were held up on
Hall street, between Third and Fourth
streets, by three men. Emll Johnson was
robbed, of $30. H. Peterson lost $12.50, and
.their two companions made good their
escape. 'Not satisfied with taking all his
money, one of the highwaymen hit Pe
terson .on the back of the head with a re
volver, making a severe wound. Each of
the three robbers carried a pistol, and the
affair was conducted according to ap
proved methods.
VATICAN ACCEPTS IT.
Resignation of Bishop of Ceha
Means He. Will Leave Philippines.
ROME. June 13. The Vatican, It is an
nounced, has decided to accept the resig
nation, of Mgr. Martin Garcia, at present
apostolic administrator of the archdiocese
of Manila, as bishop of Cebu. Mgr. Gar
cia is the last Spanish Episcopal dignitary
In the Philippines. It is expected that ho
will shortly leave the islands.
PERSONAL MENTION.
.Nathan Goldstein, of San Francisco, Is
visiting his cousin, Mrs. Anna Newman,
of 570 Hoyt street.
Miss Emma Boyon Olive Hedden and
Master William Crane left Thursday even
ing for Boise and Camas Prairie. Idaho,
where they -will stay during the Summer.
Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Rivers, formerly
of this city, now residing In New York
City, announce the engagement of their
only daughter. Hetta Catherine, to John
Byron Wlckery, of New. York. City.
J.' Selling, formerly In business here, but
for the past four years a resident of San
Francisco, is in Portland on a visit, re
newing his acquaintance with old-time
associates. He expresses himself as .grati
fied with the improvements he notices
here.
NEW YORK, June 13. Bellamy Storer,
United States Ambassador to Austria, and
General A,' W. Grcely were passengers
today on the New' York, which arrived
from. Southampton.
Good Work for Home Missions.
The annual meeting . of the Woman's
Home" Missionary Society of Grace Metho
dist Episcopal Chnrch was held on Friday
afternoon last at the residence of Mrs.
C. W. Nottingham, Portland Heights. A
resume of the year's work was made by
the president, Mrs. Osmon Royal, showing
the society to have increased largely In
membership during the past year, and to
have done an increased amount of work
for ministers and their families, who are
engaged in the work of the church upon
the frontier, many" boxes of plothlng,
supplies and some money having been sent
to them. The society also furnished a
large amount of clothing and other nec
essaries to those whose homes were
burned by forest fires last Summer. This
henevolence was most effectively carried
out through the presiding elders and min
isters of the Methodist Church, whose field
of labor covers the entire territory dev
astated by forest fires.
Officers elected for the ensuing year
were as follows: President, Mrs. Osmon
Royal; vice-presidents, Mrs. F. R. Chown,
Mrs. Richmond Kelley, Mrs. EL C. Frost;
recording secretary, Mrs. Emily Lyons;
corresponding secretary, Mrs. F. J. Hard;
treasurer. Miss Anna Knox; mite box sec
retary, Mrs. Jeffries; supply secretary,
Mrs. Godfrey: reading circle secretary.
Mrs." Sllverthorn; leader Children's Band,
Miss Emma Lewton; musical director,
Mrs. Hamilton. A pleasant social hour
was enjoyed, dainty refreshments were
served and the society,' full of plans for
greatly enlarging Ita work the cbmlng
year-, adjourned to meet again In Septem
ber, when active Fall work will begin.
Saspects Plan to Rob Him.
J. Scott, a storekeeper of the Macadam
road, believes that thieves used the tele
phone yesterday to learn whether it would
be profitable to rob his place of business
last night. So he asked for special police
protection. Scott has never been In the
banking business, and he was surprised
all day yesterday to receive telephone
queries as to the size of check he could
cash.. The person who telephoned refused
to give his name, but said repeatedly
that he would soon be at the store, and
wished Scott to cash a check. Finally
Scott became suspicious, and notified the
police of the strange Occurrence. The
policeman on that, beat kept a particular
ly watchful eye upon the store, hut un to
a, late hour last night no one had at
tempted to enter the building.
Co-Receiver Is Asked far a Bank.
BALTIMORE, June 13. The Knicker
bocker Trust Company, of New York, to
day filed an application for a co-receiver
of the City Trust & Banking Company, of
(Baltimore, recently suspended. The Xew
York company alleges" that it Is a creditor
to the amount of $100,000.
Trains Overtaraed by Typhoon.
SAIGON, French Cochin China, June
13. A typhoon of extraordinary violence
swept over Hanoi, Namdlnh and Thaibtnh
last 'night, causing much damage. Many
natives perished and several Europeans
were injured. Three trains were over
turned between Zanol and Namdlnh.
Ends Life Before Man He Stele From.
CHICAGO, June 13. Having- confessed
to an embezzlement that will probably
amount to $4069, Ernest Naorajal, a na
tive of Ceylon, has shot and killed him
self ia the safety deposit vaults of the
Webers Used By Members of
the Grau Grand Opera Com
pany and Many Other Fam
ous Musicians Who Con
tributed to the Brilliancy of
the New York Season Just
Past, Now Displayed at Eilers
Piano House.
Commencing tomorrow. Monday, morn
ing, an exhibit of extraordinary Interest
to professional musicians and music-lovers
generally will be hold In the recital
hall of Ellers Piano House. It will be
nothing less than the display of nearly
two carloads of the very choicest pianos
that have been used during the past sea
son by the Grau Grand Opera Company, of
New York. These Instruments were se
cured by the Messrs. Eilers on their re
cent trip East, and are, without question,
the choicest that have ever come to Port
land. Probably there Is no city in the United
States, according to population, that has
as many fine resident musicians and
wherein so large a percentage of the pop
ulation are enthusiastic music-lovers, a3
we have here. The best musical talent In
the world Is thus drawn to Portland, and
the season Just about to close has wit
nessed many brilliant and successful mu
sical events by home artists, as well as by
these from abroad.
Grand opera, however, such as Is pro
duced In New York, and In but very feT
Other Eastern cities. Is, on account of Ua
great expense, and owing to our limited
population, not yet possible here. During
the past three seasons Maurice Grau has
brought to America the greatest array of
musical talent that has ever been assem
bled in Christendom. Artists coming from
the musical centers of every civilized land,
and among them all the Weber piano, on
account of the purity and singing quality
of Its tone, has been the favorite. The
Weber pianos now on display at Ellers
Piano House are instruments that have
been used during the past Winter by these
men and women, whose wonderful voices
have swayed and thrl'.led the most bril
liant and discriminating audiences ever
assembled In America or Europe. These
instruments have been their companions
in practice work and pleasure, and, owing
to the sympathetic and voice-supporting
tone quality for which Weber pianos have
long been distinguished, they have no
doubt contributed greatly to the glorious
triumphs achieved by these artists. They
are most handsomely cased, and while one
or two of them may show here and there a
slight mar in casework, they are not only
every bit as. good as new, but probably
better than new. In that they have been
developed by the careful and conscientious
usage they have received.
The collection embraces nearly two car
loads of baby grand and upright Webers.
We have here now the Weber pianos
that were used In New York by:
Soprani Mines. Bauermeister, Gadski,
Marilly, Nordica. Reuss-Belce. Fritz!
Scheff, Sembrlch, Seygard.
Mezzo-soprani and contralti Mmes.
Bridewell, Louise Homer, Kirby-Lunn.
Tenori Messrs. Alvarez. Anthes, Bars,
Burgstaller, Gerbhauser, E. de Marchl, A.
Relss. Th. Salignac.
Barltonl Messrs. Bispham. Begue. Cam
panari, Declery, Dufriche, Gillbert Muhl
mann. Van Rooy. ScottL
Bassl Messrs. R. Blass, Elmblad, Jour
net. Ed. de Re'szke; and also by:
Conductors Messrs. Alfred Hertz, Flon
and Lulgl Manclnelli.
In spite of the unusual value attached
to these famous Instruments, the prices at
which these instruments are for sale will
be-found greatly helow the regular retail
values, ns In taking the entire lot from
the manufacturers a very substantial re
duction In cost was made to Eilers Piano
House. Full descriptions and prices will
coming week. Ellers Piano House, cor.
Park and Washington- streets.
Prairie State Bank, where he had taken
his employer to reimburse him as best
he could with the small savings he had
there. NaorSjal was cashier for Edward
Reub, a commission merchant. He was
28 years of age and came to Chicago from
Ceylon six years ago. Naorajal asserted
that all the money, together with that
received from abroad, had been lost in
gambling.
Express Rohher Given Three Years.
HUNTINGTON, Ind., June 13. Cyrus P.
Glllen, of Plqua, Ohio, one of the two
Erie express car looters, arrested here,
has pleaded guilty and was today sen
tenced to prison from oife to three years.
He was also fined $500. Marlon Jones,
also found In the car, will plead guilty.
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