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THE SUNDAY OKEGONIAN, PORTLAND, JUNE 21, 1903.
MINERALS OF OREGON
THET WOULD MAKB FIXE DISPLAY
AT THE COMING PAIR.
Mr. Flclc BecommcadK That Commit
tee em Mines Get to Worlc
- Early ob Collection.
J. H. Flsk, the mineralogist, has made
'the following recommendation to C. B.
Wade, David Raffety and F. "Williams,
who compose the committee on mines and
mining of the Lewis and Clark Exposition,
In regard to an exhibit of Oregon miner
als: "In compliance -with your request for
euch Information as I may have .relating
to the various metal-hearing ores and min
erals of commercial product for the Lewis
and Clark Exposition end Mineral Exposi
tion at St. Louis, 1&04, and the necessary
collection for the same, I beg to say that
In addition to those various minerals men
tioned in the circular sent me by David T.
Day, geologist in charge of U. S. Geologi
cal Survey and chief in charge of the iMln
eral Department, St. Louis Exposition,
which I filed with Secretary Reed, there
are many other minerals in Oregon of a
commercial Importance, worthy and I
the phosphate of iron; it is pale blue In
color; found in gray-wake both friable and
crystallne. in beds of clay, often cavities
of fossils; It is interesting to scientists and
valuable only for phosphate- 1
"The platinum and titanic sands of
Southern Oregon and the Jade stones lately
discovered In that section should not be
"This list could be greatly extended, but
it is sufficient to show what should be dons
In making the collection. 2o collection of
this nature has ever yet been made, and
as there is now an opportunity for doing
so, and funds for the purpose, I can see no
reason why it should not be accomplished,
and when our 1SG3 Fair is over they will
form a good nucleus for a State Museum.
"As for the St. Louis part of the collec
tion, only three months of this year re
main In which traveling In the mountains
is feasible to make the collection.
"In order to insure success, I would rec
ommend that a thousand letters be sent
out at once to all parts of the State, solic
iting Information regarding the location of
these minerals and commercial products,
and Invited co-operation In their collection,
and not pack them out of the mountains
on snowshoes, as was done by the World's
Fair Commission in Chicago in 1S93.
"I have on my desk a small pamphlet
Issued by the Illinois Central Railroad
Company, entitled the 'Industrial Sites In
Ten States.' A single page is devoted to
each town, stating as follows:
"Population, county debt, city debt, as
sessed valuation of property, m tax rate,
death rate per annum, number of banks.
TENNIS SEASON IS OPEN &g&g&g&&q&q&&?&Q
LADD CHALLENGE CUP WILL GO TO
Good List of Entries and Several
Handicaps Insnre CleseCentestc
' Finals Next Saturday.
The tennis season in Portland opens
officially with the Spring handicap tourna
ment given by the Multnomah Amateur
Athletic Club. The tournament is to
decide this Tear's winner of the Ladd
Challenge Cup. This handsome silver cup
was put up last year by J. Wesley Ladd,
to be competed for in men's handicap
singles and to become tho permanent
property of the player first winning it
three times. J. T. Ewing won tho tourna
ment last year and is the first one to
have the honor of having his name en
graved upon the cup.
Tho tennis committee of the Multnomah
Club, consisting of J. F. Ewing. chair
man; M. C Cheal and R. A. Letter, met
last night and arranged the following
handicaps and drawing:
Lelter, scratch, a bye, vs. Brlggs, re
ceive 15 3-6, a bye; McAlpln, receive 3-S,
vs. Prince, receive 15; B. H. Wlcker
sham. scratch. V3. J. C. Zan. receive 15;
INTERIOR OF SHIELDS' PARK.
NOW OPEN IN OUR
1 For Monday and Tuesday we are ready with the largest showing of medium and high-class goods it has been our ft
nleasure to Dlace before vou. and the values THEY ARE SIMPLY BEYOND COMPARISON. The house- &
wife who seeks good homefurnishings runs no risk in coming here and pays absolutely the lowest prices. You Se
8 can on no account afford to miss such bargains. THE VARIETY IS GREAT AND THE PRICES RIGHT. )
Two hundred dozen manufacturer's samples, consisting
of ladies' and misses' high-grade Summer underwear,
all styles and sizes, on sale Monday at our Underwear
Department at strictly
The early purchaser secures the choicest.
PHENOMENAL HOSIERY SALE 500 dozen ladies'
and children's hosiery, all the latest effects, bought at
50c on the dollar. To cause a sensation we will place
them on sale tomorrow morning at strictly
Hundreds of patterns to choose from. Come early and get best.
think desirable for collection and display.
"The carbonates, magnetites, franklin-
ltes, limonltes and chromltes of Iron .ores
will attract great attention from the great
iron workers of the world, and these alone
are worth more for exhibition than all our
gold ores and should he carefully ar
ranged and, properly labeled.
"The cements, lime, gypsum, clays and
coals come next and should be carefully
selected. Tho wealth and fertility of our
soil is produced by the phosphates, of
which vlvlantes aro the principal, and of
which a good selection should bo made.
"The borax and nitre beds of Harney
County should be examined and collected
for the exhibit. It Is found In the loess
in dried up pools and lakes and Is crys
tallized in the sand.
"No. 1. Wolfranite. including malyb
dates, ferro manganese and ferro tungstate
are valuable ores of which, there are a
great variety in Oregon, and extensively
used In the arts.
"Ko. 2. Realger, a red Bulphlde o ar
senic. The lustre is resinous of orange yel
low or red, often mistaken for cinnabar;
is found In the Cascades and Coast Range;
Is valuable only for arsenic
"No. 3. Spodumeno is a whitish crystal
which resembles logs of petrified wood,
having a similar grain. It is found in
pockets and mined In open cuts; frequently
a pocket will be found containing several
"No, 4. Bauxldo Is aluminum ore, a
dark red, massive, might be taken for iron
ore, hut much lighter In weight; found on
the Clackamas and on the Nehalem
"No. 5. Shell marl, a clay filled with fine
shells, found four miles west of Oakland
and In many other places; valuable for
the manufacture of cement.
"No. C. Gypsum, a sulphate of lime. Is
found In many places In the Coast Range
and Cascade Mountains; valuable for plas
ter of paris and land plaster.
"No. 7. Cobalt ore, of which there is a
great variety: the sulphate of cobalt is
pale steel gray, with blackish streaks; is
found in Sumpter district.
"No. 8. Diatom casts, or DIatomlsh
earth. Is whiter than chalk and much
lighter in weight, is used for making sa
polio soap and in the manufacture of
giant powder; Is found In Wasco -and Til
lamook Counties and is interesting to
"No. 9. Kaolin, massive, clay-like, feels
greasy; color, white,, grayish white, some
times yellowish; ajiure quality is used for
making the llnest porcelain; is found In
Tillamook and Clatsop Counties.
"No. 10. Steatite, or talc, may bo. white,
greenish white; there are several varieties;
It has a greasy feeling. The best quality,
gray or milk-wnlte. Is the French" chalk;
the gray colored Is used lor manufactur
ing slate pencils and cooking griddles; is
found in Umatilla. Crook. "Wheeler and
Wascut Counties, and there Is a purer
quality up the Klamath River.
"No. U. Uranium, or pltchblend. is
found in veins with lead 'and sliver -in fine
yellow powder; in the rock looks like gum,
a. reddish or brownish colQr, rosin-like,' is
used for painting upon porcelain: gives a
fine orange color In the enamelling fire.
It is the mineral from which 'radium Is
extracted, which is now astonishing the
eclentifia world by its rays of light.
"No. li Cryolite, sodium fluoride; It
fuses in tho flame of a candle, sometimes
called ice stone: white and yellowish in
color, is used for tho manufacture of
porcelain-like glass. There are several
varieties of it.
"No. 13. Flourite, especially calcium
flourlte, is interesting; in color usually
bright white with some shades of cream
yellow, with beautiful beveled edge crys
tals in massive clusters and is used as
& flux in reducing copper and other ores
found in the Coast Counties. Fine sam
ples have been brought mo by H.
Woodson, of Wlnlock, Wash.
"No. It. Barite or heavy spar; very
white and heavy; found in mineral veins;
used for adulterating white lead, some
times called "Venice white. Barium carbonate-
or witherite is used for the manu
facture of plate glass and the manufacture
of beet sugar.
"'No. 15. Celestlte, or strontium sul
phate, is a flat, long and slender crystal;
found in beds of sandstone or limestone;
le used in the manufacture of fireworks;
nitrate of strontium In chemistry.
"No, IE. YlviKslte la a rain xolaesvl of
capital Invested In banks, railroad lines,
churches, water works. Industries desired,
cost of fuel, cost of labor, educational es
tablishments, and a short description or
synopsis of each town.
"It seems to mo that it would bo a grand
thing for the 19Q3 Fair also to have 20s000
or more for free distribution, and a small
pamphlet gotten up In a similar -way of
all the mines that aro. opened. This can
ho put on a single page and the cost would
bo nominal and It would be a. great way
to advertise our State, but this Is only a
suggestion I make. "Very respectfully
yours, J. H. FISK."
DRUGGISTS TO CONVENE.
State Pharmaceutical Association
"IVIU Take Trip to The Dalles.
The Oregon State Pharmaceutical As
sociation will hold Its annual session
Tuesday and Wednesday, June 23 and 24.
A novel feature of tho annual convention
is tho fact that nearly the whole scaslon
will be held on board the Bailey Gatzert.
On Tuesday at 8:30 A. 1L the delegates,
accompanied by their wives, will leave
for a trip to The Dalles and return. The
druggists of Portland are extending this
courtesy to the vieltlng delegates. There
will be a banquet Tuesday night on arrival
at The Dalles and Wednesday morning the
return trip will be made, and by the time
of the arrival in Portland all the busi
ness of tho session will be completed. The
officers of tho association aro as follows:
President, V. H. Chastaln. of Milton, Or.;
secretary. A. W. Allen, Portland: treas
urer, Fabian Byerly, Portland. The local
committee on entertainment is composed
of J. M. A. Laue, chairman; J. A. Clemen
son, R. B. Knight and Fabian Byerly.
J'evr PlumliinK Board Meets.
The new plumbers' examining board met
at the office of tho Health Board yester
day to organize, as required by the law.
City Attorney McNary was called In to
Interpret some of the plumbing laws, but
beyond that no action was taken.
Rosenfeld, receive 15 3-6, vs. A. C. Newlll,
receive 15; Knight, receive 15 3-6, vs.
Cheal, owe 15; Falling, receive 15 3-6, vs.
Sargent, receive 15; Archer, receive 15,
vs. Goss, owe 40; Rudy, receive 3-6, vs.
Herdman, scratch; Carroll, receive 15, vs.
Pratt, owe 15; Cawston. receive 15, vs.
Bellinger, receive 3-C; A. A. Morrison,
receive 15, vs. Brandon, receive 15; Ewing,
owe 15, vs. Rohr, receive 15 3-6; J. W.
Ladd, receive 3-6, a bye; Warron, receive
15. a bye, vs. R. Nunn, receive 15, u bye.
Tho entries number 27 and embrace all
the best players of tho city with the
exception of W. A. Bethel, who is tem
porarily In Alaska. In the upper half
of the draw aro Goss, Cheal. Wlcker
sham, Lelter and McAlpln, while In the
lower half ore Rudy, Herdman, Pratt.
Bellinger, Ewing and Ladd. The matches
should be close and interesting, and by
reason of tho handicaps the crack play
ers above-mentioned will have consider
able difficulty in getting tho win from
players of lower classes. Pratt Is a new
player from California, who with Samuel
Hardy, of San Francisco, won tho doubles
championship of the Pacific Northwest
two years ago. A. C. Newell and J. W.
Ladd, both of whom aro players of ex
ceptional steadiness and consistency,
should progress far toward tho finals.
In the preliminary round, tho best
matches should be those between Mc
Alpln and Prince, Rudy and Herdman,
Morrison and Brandon, and Warren and
The matches may be played immed
iately and should bo pulled off as soon
as possible.. The finals will probably bo
held next Saturday. As a. means of de
veloping new players and of arousing
interest In tho game, preparatory to the
state championship tournament, which
will be held on July 23 and foljowing days,
this Spring handicap tournament will ba
SHIELDS PARK TO OPEN
Popelar Amnaement Place Offers
Tho opening of Shields Park this even-
Dress Goods Reduced
SNOWFLAKE SUITINGS, all wool, 38 inches
wide, in all desirable colors, suitable for un
lined skirts, 65c values, Special Mon- AQri
day and Tuesday at, per yard itUu
SNOWFLAKE SUITINGS, in aU shades, 46
Inches wide, 90c, values, Special Mon- TAn
day and Tuesday at, per yard I Hll
NOVELTY SUITINGS, 36 inches wide, in all
desirable colorings, suitable for children's
dresses, 35c values, Special Monday and HAn
Tuesday at, per yard '.. tru
CHEVIOT SERGE SUITINGS, in blue and black,
light weight, just the thing for bathing suits.
We have one that will stand the salt-water
test. These are all wool and 44 inches wide;
Special Monday and
Tuesday, per yard dUu
SICILIAN OR LUSTER CLOTH, with silk finish,
jet black and cream, colors, dust will not cling
to It; washes as nice as muslin; just the thing
for Summer suit or shirtwaist; '46 Inches wide,
Special Monday and CPU
Tuesday, per yard viUu
Ladles' collars, with embroidered .top; 4 n
worth 25c, for ..7.., I lib
Ladies' stock collars, "with tabs, worth. Ofn
35c, for .. ZUll
Ladles' stock collars, with tabs, worth JRn
75c, for ...'fUll
Ladles' Pt Venlse applique collars, worth Erin
S1.00, for :. JUU
BELT BUCKLES, oxidized, reduced A C
from 25c to I Ju
LADIES' SHELL BACK COMBS, re- -JCn
duced from 25c to I Ju
LADIES' LISLE GLOVES, silk effects, HE
reduced from 40c to t Ju
Shoe Specials ,
$2.50 RadcIIffe Oxfords, $1.98
The celebrated RadcIIffe ?2.50 Oxford ties, for
women, in kid and patent leathers, English
welt soles, kid and patent tips. On sale Mon
day and Tuesday only at , .?1.9S
$2.00 Girls' Shoes, $1.58
Girls' "School" kid lace shoes, medium-heavy
soles, of substantial wearing leather, kid and'
patent tips, regular S2.00 values,' Monday and
Tuesday only at $1.58
85c Child's Shoes, 69c
Child's kid lace and button shoes, hand-turn
soles, patent tips, regular 85c qualities, sizes
4 to 8, Monday and Tuesday only, at 69c
Sizes 2 to 5, same quality, at 49c
MEN'S FINE BALBRIGGAN UNDERWEAR, in
cream color, shirts and drawers, QRp
50c values, Special OJu
MEN'S BALBRIGGAW UNDERWEAR, in gray
color, shirts and drawers, regular 35c QC
values, (Special iuu
MEN'S FANCY SOX, colored embrold- OCa
ered, and open work effects, at &Jb
MEN'S SUSPENDERS, in light and dark color;
good quality webbing, ORn
Special, per pair uu
TWO SPECIAL VALUES FOR THIS WEEK'S
5 pieces white lawn, with lace stripes, fine heer
quality, suitable for children's dresses and
waists, Tegular 12c values, Q
Special price Ou
4 pieces lace and. satin-stripe lawns, all white,
fine, .soft, sheer quality. These are the best
20c quality ever shown. 4 C n
Special price ..
TWO REMARKABLE VALUES FOR
200 yards bleached table damask, 58 inches wide,
guaranteed all pure linen, our regular QQn
50c grade. Special price uvu
60-inch bleached damask, extra heavy quality,
every thread pure linen, newest patterns and
borders, worth every cent of 7oc yard.
If In need of house drapery, we can save you
5 dozen new tapestry table covers, two yards
square, satin finish, reversible patterns and
fringed, best ?1.25 values, no
Special price OOu
10" pieces of 36-inch art denims, all the wanted
colors, newest patterns and reversible, heavy,
. firm quality, sold everywhere at 15c 1 QJp
yard, Special price ..!Z2u
Great opportunity to buy desirable silk cheap.
About 500 yards best-quality imported wash silks,
colors and styles are the very best, not a yard
worth less than 50c, " nfj
Special price this week Ouu
200 yards black taffeta, all pure silk and 36 inches
wide, excellent quality for petticoats or QEn
lining, worth $1.25 yard, Special prlce....Ouu
Save money by buying your linings from us.
Genuine spun glass lining, just as pretty as taf
feta silk, and much more durable, over 35 dlf
ferent colors and black,
Our price, per yard ,
36-inch percaline lining; colors drab and black
only; fine, firm quality; our regular
12c grade, Special price, per yard
Complete stock of R. & G. corsets.
Girdles, in pink, blue, white and drab, made of
good material and heavily boned.
R. & G. deep hip corsets, black, drab and white,
best value ever shown, popular
model. Our price
R. & G. corsets are today the leading corset
with particular people.
We are now prepared to show you a large as
sortment of nice muslin garments at low prices.
5. dozen muslin gowns, yoke and cuffs trimmed
with Swiss insertion and French lace, QKn
worth easily $1.25 each. Our price ......Ouu
25 dozen cambric corset covers, trimmed with
. lace, embroidery or hemstitched,
Extra good values in drawers, chemise, skirts,
bustles and boys' waists.
It will pay you to see our petticoats before
10 dozen new petticoats made of fine black mer
cerized sateen, two ruffles on deep nc
flounce. Special price tJUu
5 dozen black moire petticoats, ruffles and bands
on deep flounce, nicely finished throughout, ex
cellent values at $1.65,
Large stock, stylish goods, lowest prices.
Walking skirts, made of all-wool homespun,
flared, tailor seams, perfect fitting, nicely fin
ished, good values at $5.00, Q nn
ALT, COLORS. Special price aJ U , j U
Ladles' dress skirts, made of all-wool cheviot.
colors black and navy blue, trimmed with one
Inch taffeta silk,
Good values In shirtwaists, suits, children'
hats, infants caps, .children's dresses, wrappers;
jackets and capes.
rIth one- ft
Ins "prill bo one o the fmportant events In
the history of amusements in Portland.
Lost year the park demonstrated that
open-air vaudeville In thla city Is a par
ing venture and tho handsome Summer
theater at "Washington and Thirteenth
streets has been practically rebuilt fqf
the coming season. Great care has been
exercised and a large sum of money ex
pended to make the new park a pleasant
place to spend a Summer's evening, and
with the excellent attractions which, the
THE STAGE AT SHIBMJS PARK.
management promises there should be no
question as to its popularity. The entrance
this year Is on the Thlrteenth-3treet
corner, and the beacon -which heralds the
attractions -within may be seen for severa
blocks. There Is a sub-legend painted
on the wall -which announces that It Is
"The Place "Which Made Portland
Famous," but no reference is made to
the industry from -which the catch line
is paraphrased, for no drinks harder than,
lemonade will be permitted within the ln
closure. This rule -will be strictly en
forced and Insures tho good order which
-will be maintained.
If - you have the price tonight you may
get post the venerable gatekeeper and into
a spacious enclosure having a roomy
stage at the northeast corner, bounded on.
three sides by an amphitheater, -which will
comfortably seat 3200 people. The ground
floor has been arranged on a gradual' In
cline and the roomy balcony Is a succes
sion of 14-lnch rises from the lowest to
the topmost tier of seats. From any seat
In the park one may have a good view of
th6 stage, provided ho be not blind or
blindfolded. The seats are. comfortable
settees, they hive even been, called divans
by those In authority, but they have good,
high backs and one may sit through a
performance without going home- with,
that tired feeling- that one reads about.
The earth has been overlaid by a generous
layer of decomposed granite and miladl
may wear slippers and keep her feet on
the earth and suffer ho inconvenience
from mud. Stately trees overhang the.
loftiest seats In the balcony and one may
sit amid the swaying branches and -the:
rustling leaves, hear and see the young
gentleman do a monologue stunt on the
stage far below and mlos not a word or
Tucked away in a corner near the
"Washington-street exit is a refreshment
booth where cool things to eat and drink
will be sold at -which the most temperate
could not take umbrage. Speaking of
exits there are plenty of means provided
for emptying the place and one can take
his choice of four -wide gates in the nnal
"get away." There is a mysterious sub
terranean tunnel which will greatly ex
pedate handling the crowd as It can be
reached by those In the balcony with
out jostling the crowd- on the ground
The park -will be brilliantly illumin
ated by myriad electric lights and a
powerful calcium of three lights, each
2000 candle-power, -will play upon the
stage from a tower in the center of
And the stage that is tlie triumph of
the whole ensemble. It is roomy, mag
nificently lighted and carefully furnished.
Special scenery has been painted for it
by Edward STagg. sceele artist e 3fe
Vlckera' Chicago Theater, and none bet
ter was ever shown in an outdoor play
house. The olio-drop and settings are
positively great and if the talent does not
enthuse amid such surroundings, they
certainly -will be "bad actors."
If there has been anything left undone
it is not apparent, and if the over-exacting
are not satisfied they will be hard to
please indeed. Those who find anything
missing to complete their creature com
fort will have to "ask the man."
service., A number of applicants -were on
hand to answer the quizzes, and the com
mission -will probably meet Monday to
pass on the papers.
Examination for Policemen.
The Civil Service Commission yesterday
held examinations at the Portland Busi
ness College for positions in the police
HO! FOR XORTH BEACH.
Popular Potter Goen Into Service
Saturday, Jane 27.
Already preparations are being made for
big business at North (Long) Beach. The
popular excursion steamer, the T. J. Pot
ter, goes into service Saturday, June 27.
If you have not enjoyed a trip, on this side
wheeled beauty, do so this season. For
rates and particulars inquire at O. R. &
N. city ticket office; Third and "Washington.
5 WE KILL. MAIL ORDERS P VTS CTTJ ALLY.
THIRD, BETWEEN ALDER AND MORRISON
NEVER BEFORE EQUALED
I "TIME-LIMIT SALE"
"We will sell any of the goods displayed in our north
window, comprising Picout Stripes, Etoiles, Galon
de Soic, Dimities and Swisses, on the following terms:
UP TILL MONDAY NOON c vd
Twelve yards only to each customer V J
Ne limit as to yardage
FOR BALANCE OF THE WEEK. ...
These goods are faithfully worth from 15c to 20c a
yard. Good, honest value.
SBCAXAHAV5, THIRBuSTRBET. SHAKAHAS'S, THIRD STRKET."