The Sunday Oregonian. (Portland, Ore.) 1881-current, March 05, 1905, PART TWO, Page 14, Image 14

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Captures W.aterhouse Cup in
v a Romp,
Six Long-Distance Racers Run Two
;,and';One-Half Miles Stakes Are
. "Worth $3000 to the
"VVaterhouse cup, six long-distance racers
responded to the bugle-calL Frank Skin
ner's sterling son of Oddfellow, Hora
tlus, ruled favorite at 11 to 13. He out
classed bis field. He was always -within
striking distance of the pacemaker. Dl
vlna, and when Blrkenruth let him down
for the final dash to the wire It was all
over but the shouting. Veterano made a
bold bid. but It was useless, and he
downed Barrack for the place. Divina
was tired enough to lie down, while Fly
ing Torpedo made a poor showing, and
Colonel Anderson finished last. Weather
clear; track fast. Results:
Svcn furlongs Serenity won. Lady Kent
ee'oond. To to Gratiot third; time, 1:27.
Svon furlongs Hulford won, Bab sec
ond. Mountebank third; time, 1:28.
One mile, selling Montana Peeress won.
Hush McGowan second, Trapzetter third;
tune. 1:41.
Two and a quarter miles, the Waterhouse
cup. $3000 added Horatius won, "Veterano
second. Barrack third; time, 3:38.
Mile and 60 yards. Belling Padua won.
ICJgrettc second, Stllicho third; time, 1:43.
Puturity course A. B. Cook won. Sale
able second. Arabo third; time, 1:10.
Beats Requiter, the Favorite, at Los
LOS ANGELES, CaL, March 4. -The
Coronado Beach selling stakes worth
$1860 to the winner was the feature at
iAsoot today. Martinmas, at 4 to 1, was
the winner of the stake event, beating
the even-money favorite, Requiter, in
a drive, with Sheriff Bell third. R. M.
Bruttain stepped five furlongs In one
minute flat and won the third money
from Pelham and Westbrookfield In the
order named. "Weather clear; track fast.
SlauBon course Meadowthorn won, Miss
Powell second. Philanthropist third; time,
Four and half furlongs Silver Sue won.
Astral JI second, Ila third; time, 0:f.5U.
Five furlongs E. M. Brattaln won. Pel
bam second, Westbrookfield third; time. 1:00.
Coronado beach selling stakes, $1250
added, mile and a sixteenth Martinmas
won, Requiter second, Sheriff Bell third;
time, l:47i.
Mile and an eighth -"Water Cure won. Sin
ner 81mon second. Briar Thorpe third; time,
Slauson course True Wood won. Da Gram
mont second. Swift Queen third; time.
Racing at New Orleans.
NEW ORLEANS, March 4. Crescent
City results:
Seven furlongs Yorkshire -won, -Hadrian
second. The Eye third; time, 1:28 3-5.
Mile and a sixteenth Postmaster Wright
won. Maraschino second. Blue Blase third;
time. 1:481-5.
Five and a half furlongs Kilties won,
Kitty Piatt second. Go to Win third; time,
1:07 3-5.
Speed- handicap, six furlongs Hams Horn
won. Tripper second; Escutcheon, third;
time. 1:12.
One mile Oldstone won, Gregor 1C sec
end. King's Trophy third; time, 1:20 4-5.
Mile and three-quarters Evelyn Klnsey
von. Royal Arms second. George Vivian
third; time. 8:03 4-5.
Six furlongs Annie Alone won. Lord of
the Valley second. Miladl Love third; time,
1:14 2-5.
Hot Springs Races.
HOT SPRINGS. Ark., March 4.
Six furlongs Canajoharie won; Vanness
second; Klldoe third; time, 1:16.
.Half mile Dr. McCarthy won. Jean Lee
6econd, Protty Nellie third; time, 0:50.
Mile and an eighth Gus Heldorn won.
Jack Toting second, Nomandle third; time,
One mile, gentlemen riders Leone won.
Collegian second, Dawson third; time, 1:40.
Five furlongs Preen won. Angleta second,
Jim Along third; time, 1:02.
One mile Far West -won. Yeoman sec
ond. Sanction third; time. 1:46.
On mile Hlldebrand won, Allan second,
Pancreatls third; time. 1:44 4-5.
Four of McCredle's Players Begin
BAXERSFXELD, Cal., March 4. (Spe
cial.) Those "Wobfooters from up Port
land who are to train here for tho Pacific
Coast League season of 1905 began unllm
borlng this morning. Manager "Walter H.
McCredio and four of tho vanguard of his
baseball troopers journeyed out to Ath
letic Park, and with tho assistance of a
dozen or more schoolboys Indulged in the
first preliminary practice of the season.
With Manager McCredie were Eddy
Householder. Deacon Van Buren. Jlmmy
Gleaeon and Pitcbpr Esslck.
McCredie was content with having his
pennant-winners chasing files that were
lenocked Into tho outfield by the young
sters and Umbering up on the bases.
About two hours were spent In this pas
. tltne. This was enough, for the sun had
ktseed the thermometer until It registered
100 degrees. From the field the players
went to the clubhouse, whero they took a
Fhower bath and received a rub down by
an expert whom McCredie had engaged
especially for the purpose.
Pitcher Garvin. Atz Gillpatrlck. French,
Runkle and McLean are expected here on
the overland trains late this evening or
tomorrow morning, and Swindells will
land here early next week. Jim St. Vraln
ad Bert Jones arrived tonight. Mc
Credie has capitulated to Mike Fisher,
allowing him to have a clear field with
his Tacoma team against the Chicago
Nationals In this city on March 12. "When
the Portland manaser arrived here. It
was his Intention to proceed to Los An
geles and arrange to bring players to this
city for a game on the above date, but
tho management of the new baseball park
talked him out of It.
On March 16 the Webfooters will 'play
the Chicago Nationals here, and that day
will surely be a holiday, and a record
breaking attendance is assured. Tomor
row the Portland team will play an exhi
bit ton game with a picked team from the
Kern County Commercial League, which
just closed Its season. Several strong
professionals have been Incorporated Into
the line-up of the locals, and McCredle's
mon will meet a nine in perfect condition,
and will be obliged, to play ball to win.
Those representing Bakersfield are Claf
lln, pitcher; Kaymce, catcher; McCue,
first base: Benson, second base; Durge,
third base; Shea, shortstop; Alexander,
left field; Oberle, center field, and "West
lake, right field. This team win play the
Webfooters three games each week.
Next Sunday the new recreation park
will be inaugurated. It has the finest
diamonds in this part of California. The
grounds were built by tho Transit Com
pany, and every modern convenience for
training has been installed. Nearly all
the other Pacific Coast League teams are
preparing In cities not far from Bakers
field, and the park management Is nego
tiating with Los Angeles, Oakland. San
Francisco and Seattle for games against
, Portland Sundays during this month.
Eddy Householder ran from the Fern
City station to the Southern Hotel, in this
city, where the -ballplayers are stopping,
-a distance of three miles. Esslck, who Is
from Salt Lake, closed tho day very stiff.
Little Gleason, who -formerly wore the
colors of a Washington university, took
oft a few pounds of fat. The "Judge" de
voted almost the afternoon to running,
and his legs are sore tonight. McCredie
recoh-cd word that Coe left Omaha for
this city today.
Mission of O'Neill and Griffiths to
President Bert.
SAN FRANCISCO. March 4. iSpeclal.)
Tip O'Neill and Howard Griffiths, the
baseball magnates who were delegated by
the Western and Eastern leagues and the
American Association to confer with the
Pacific Coast League in regard to forming
an organisation to combat the major
leagues, arrived from Chicago early this
morning. As soon as they arrived they
called on President Bert,"
Neither O'Neill nor Griffiths would dis
cuss their mission until they had met the
president of the Pacific Coast League.
They did say that they thought the big
leagues were too dictatorial, and that it
was time for the minor leagues to stand
together. If the latter organize, O'Neill
and Griffiths both expressed the opinion
that the National and American leagues
would come off their high horse and be
willing to treat fairly with the minors.
Neither magnate was certain that there
would be a baseball war.
Tho main object la to get better terms
from tho big leagues. A special meeting
of the Coast League has beon called for
Tuesday, March 7, to consider the propo
Western Bowlers Talk of Forming
New League.
SPOKANE, March 4. A plan for the
formation of a "Western Bowling
League is made public by the Chron
icle today. The plan Is for San Francis
co. Denver. Butte. Spokane and Seat
tle to secede from the American Bowl
ing Congress, forming a new league.
The recent action of the American
Bowling Congress In requiring regula
tion alleys -with flat gutters and limit
ing balls to 16 pounds is given as a rea
son for the threatened secession.
Oregon City Team Beaten.
The Portland All Stars defeated the Ore
gon City team last evening at the Port
land Bowling Alleys, after brilliant play
ing by both sides. The Oregon City team
was outclassed, as It is practically new
to the game, while the Portland bowlers
are little short of professionals. The All
Star team was picked from the very best
players in the city. The following Is the
score of the contest:
1st. 2d. 3d. Tol'l.
Caspen 175 175 169 510
Ball 171 170 214 655
Kneyse 142 144 213 549
"Withers ......213 211 161 5S5
McMenomy 234 171 196 601
Totals 935 871 944 2,750
1st. 2d. 3d. Tot'l.
Osmond 145 192 140 478
Norrls 159 210 176 545
Chapman 171 177 141 4S0
Simmons .' 140 173 122 435
Gates 163 142 134 439
Totals 778 S95 713 2.3S8
Chemawa Basket-Bali Team Wins by
8core of 21 to 19.
CHBMAWA, Or., March 4. BpeclaL)
The Chemawa second basket-ball team
played the Y. M. C. A. of Salem a game
of basket-ball today, and the visitors were
defeated by a score of 21 to 1?. Both
teams played fast ball. Twenty-minute
halves were played. Bagnell threw three
goals, Ladroute four' goals and Casey two
goals and three fouls for 'the Indians;
while for the Y. M. C. A-'s Bashor threw'
four fouls. Underbill four goals and one
foul, and Kantner three goals. The fol
lowing was the line-up:
Y. M. C. A. Position. Chemawa.
Bashor F Bagnell
Underbill F Ladroute
Kantner C Willing
Crawford G Blodgett
Weynans G Casey
Referee, Payne. Umpire, Patch.
Y. M. C. A. Defeats Multnomah.
The Y. M. C A. put another feather in
its cap of victory last night by winning
from the Multnomah Club the first game
In the series for the city basket-ball cham
pionship. It did. not take the score of 21
to 15 to show the superiority of the Y.
M. C. A. men, since from the beginning
of the game they demonstrated their abil
ity to down the wearers of the winged
"M." The game was a fast one, however,
and much clever playing was shown on
both sides.
Thornton, Durand and Livingstone were
the factors in winning the game for the
Y. M. C A., while Kennedy and Harder,
through their work, saved the Multno
mahs from a greater defeat.
The line-up was:
Y. M. C A. Position. Mult
Thornton F.....Steadman (capt.)
Durand F Kennedy
Freeman (capL)....C ..... Bellinger
Schramm G Harder
Livingstone G Barton
Officials H. "Wilson and C Brandon.
Four-Mile Cross-Country Run by Stu
dents Is Exciting.
Or., March 4. Special) With a gold
medal hung up for the winner of each, the
four classes at the college this afternoon
competed In a cross-country-run contest,
for which training has been in progress
for several weeks.
The course covered a distance of about
four miles, and a requirement was that
each class should start at least four men
in order to win a medaL The juniors and
seniors combined and were allowed to
compete for one medal, which was taken
by Stelwer, with VanCleve and Burns
close seconds. The sophomore contest
was won by Beach, and the freshman by
Howard. The best time was made by the
sophomores. In each instance tho run
ners came home in a bunch.
Will Decide the Championship.
Unwilling to concede to the other their
own floor for the decision of the state
championship, the Corvallls and Albany
College girls' basket-ball teams have
agreed to play that game on the local Y.
M. C A. floor on Friday night.
This game Is looked forward to with a
great deal of interest, since It will decide
the girls' championship for the state.
The teams are evenly matched as to size,
strength and ability, and they should be
able to present an exhibition equal to any
of those put up by their brothers.
First of the Series.
Physical Director Babbitt, of tho Y. M.
C A., has been busy, this last week pre
paring for the state basket-ball cham
pionship series to be held on the associa
tion floor on the 17th and ISth. This will
be the first Oregon championship series
and Is to be held under the sanction of
the A. A. U. and the A. L. N. A. Letters
have been sent to all colleges and clubs
in the state, and it is expected that a big
meet will result.
Columbia College Wins.
After shutting out the Columbia College
lor the first three Innings, the Hill Mili
tary Academy fell by the wayside and in
one of the first games of the baseball sea
son lost to the college by a score of 15 to 3.
During those first three innings the Hills
did all the scoring, making one -run In
each Inning, but after that they were
.hopelessly shut" out.
Big Steamer Fleet Will Be Dis
patched From Here.
Passengers of the Ill-Fated Oregon
Due In Portland Tonight Re
markable Towing Feat Sue
w cessfully Accomplished.
The shipping activity of this port in the
next 60 days will be largely confined to
the dispatching of cargoes to the Orient,
Fully 50.000 tons of miscellaneous freight
will be forwarded from Portland to .the
Far East In the two months, and the port
will be visited by at least 11 large over
sea carriers!.
The Portland & Asiatic Company is
rushing cargo aboard the Numantla at
Oceanic dock, and will have her away on
her voyage across the Pacific by March
9. The Arabia, of this line. Is due here
March IS, and she will be followed about
three "weeks later by the Aragonla.
The Ras Elba will finish loading a half
cargo of oats at Seattle today, and will
sail tomorrow morning for this port to
complete her load with hay. She Is ex
pected here "Wednesday night. Another
steamer, not yet chartered, will take sim
ilar cargo on the Sound and at Portland.
The Forest Brook has been figured upon
for the business, but the negotiations had
not been closed last night. If she Is not
fixed, another steamer of the same capac
ity will be secured. The cargoes of- both
the Ras Elba and tho other vessel will be
taken on at the warehouses of Alb era
Bros.. In this city, and at Seattle.
A third tramp steamer to load here will
be the Ellerlc. which Is on- the way across
from Japan. Balfour, Guthrie c Co. have
her under charter, and will load her with
a full cargo of barley.
The United States army will be well
represented in the shipping movements.
The transport Buford will come here
about the middle of the month and em
bark the Nineteenth Infantry, now quar
tered at Vancouver Barracks, sailing on
April 1 for Manila. Soon after her de
parture the transport Sheridan will be
due with the Fourteenth Regiment from
the Philippines, which Is changing sta
tions with the Nineteenth. The Sheridan
hag orders to sail eastward from Manila
on March 15. Besides these regular trans
ports, the Government will charter two
commercial steamers to carry a large
quantity of lumber approximately 2,200,
000 feet to the islands. The material was
recently purchased here and will be used
In the construction of army buildings at
Fort "William McKlnley. at Manila. Bids
for the transportation have been called
for and will be opened March 10. The law
requires that Government supplies be car
ried to the Insular possessions in Ameri
can bottoms, when such are available;
but as American steamers are scarce on
the northern coast, provision has been
made for the participation of foreign
ship owners in the bidding.
The latest addition to the list of Portland-bound
steamers Is tho Drayton
Grange, a Britisher of 4246 tons net. She
sailed from "Wellington, N. Z., March 1
for this city. The steamer is comlnc In
ballast and was probably attracted to this
coast, with others, by the revival In tho
trans-Paclflc steamer trade. The Drayton
Grange belongs to the Grange line of
steamers, plying between ports of Aus
tralia, New Zealand and South Africa.
She acquired considerable celebrity during
the Boer war, when she was used as a
British transport between England and
the Cape. On the voyage that gave her
the most fame she conveyed a large num
ber of sick and wounded soldiers home
from the front. She was proved to bo
well arranged and equipped for the pur
pose, but for some reason not explained
she set sail and proceeded on her way
with no physicians aboard.
Oil Steamer Atlas Brings a Barge
From New York to San Francisco.
The longest tow recorded In marine his
tory was brought to an end a few days
ago when the Standard Oil steamer Atlas
arrived at San Francisco, leading the
Standard company's barge No. 93. These
vessels left New York 72 days before, and
in that time covered a total distance of
12,090 miles, straight run. A great steel
cable 350 fathoms in length held the craft
together. It parted but once, and then
for only an hour. The Atlas left New
York with 15,000 barrels of fuel oil in her
tanks, and had 5000 left when she arrived.
Tho barge brought 1,255,000 gallons of
naphtha. The only atop on the long voy
age was mado at Punta Arenas. Both
steamer and barge will be employed In
Coast trade here.
The Atlas was built for the Standard
Oil Company at Chester, Pa,. In 19S. She
is 21S feet long, 40 feet 1 Inch beam and
22 feet 5 inches deep. Her net tonnage Is
1243. The average speed on the trip was
9& knots, but without tow tho Atlas can
mako about 14 knots. The crew of the
Atlas numbers 25.
Barge No. S3 Is a peculiar-looking craft,
somewhat resembling a four-masted
schooner. Her masts are of steel and the
foremast answers the purpose of a smoke
stack for the engine-room forward. Her
steering gear and all the general mech
anism are run by eteam power, but she
lacks steam-propelling power. She Is
about two years old, is built of steel, and
is a thoroughly up-to-date oil-tank barge.
She is 230 feet long, 45 feet beam and 21
feet depth. Her capacity is 23,000 barrels
of oU.
Brings Up Oregon's Passengers In
Addition to Her Own.
The steamer Alliance, which Is bringing
up the passengers of the ill-fated Oregon.
sailed north from Coos Bay yesterday
morning, and is due at her dock at the
foot of Couch street at 9 o'clock this
evening. She has aboard, in addition to
the 56 passengers from the San Fran
cisco steamer, about 40 of her own that
were taken aboard at the Coast harbors.
This number will make things somewhat
crowded aboard the vessel, but those who
went through the experience of the burn
ing ship off Crescent City will have, no
cause for complaint. 7
Barkentine's Busy Nine Months.
ASTORIA, Or.. March 4. (Special.) The
American barkentlne Kolo Head, which
arrived in last evening from Honolulu,
reports an uneventful passage of 16 days.
Tho schooner Is a comparatively new ves
sel, one of the most handsomely fitted up
of her class that ever entered the harbor
and a remarkably fast sailer. She sailed
from Port Townsend to Algoa Bay. South
Africa, thence to Natal for orders, thence
to Newcastle to load coal for Honolulu,
whore she remained 30 days, discharging,
and thence to the Columbia River, mak
ing the entire trip In nine months and 11
days. The run from South Africa to Aus
tralia was made In 30 days, reducing the
record by three days.
Sue for Ltjss of Oriel.
ASTORIA. Or.. March 4. (Special.) The
case of J. F. D'Arcy. Jr.. B. A'. Labbe and
H. B. Nicholas, of Portland, vs. the Ore
gon Railroad & Navigation Company, was
today set for trial in the Circuit Court
on Frid&v. March 1ft. Th itr f t
envoi-' UfiS damage f- tha lau at Out
racing sloop Oriel, which the complaint
alleges was struck In this harbor last
August by the defendant's steamer T. J.
Potter, and so badly damaged that she
was a total loss.
Passengers From Coos Bay.
MARSHFIELD. Or., March 4. (Special.)
The following passengers for Portland
sailed from here today on the" Alliance:
"William Abernathy and wife. Miss Aber
nathy. P. Erickson. J. L. "Wormser. Moss
H. Suderson. Miss F. Sturvanr. T. "W. 03
born, Ed Rlggs, "W. L. Harris. Mrs. E. C.
Drew, Miss P. Helsner. J. Christensen,
Howard Brownell, A. Jokela. C. W. Mc
Lyman, "W. F. "Welnger and A. B. Daly.
Whereabouts of Tacoma Uncertain.
TOklO. March 4 (2:30 P. M.) The
whereabouts of the American steamer Ta
coma is still uncertain. It is reported that
the crew, which is said to have left the
ship in the Ice north .of the Island of
Hokkaido on February 10, have communi
cated with the owners of the vessel, filing
a cable message at a northern port of
Customs Collections In February.
Collections of the Portland Custom
House in February amounted to $30,523.
In the previous month the receipts of the
office were 569454. The collections last
month were JOS less than those of the
same month last year, and were $16,591
under those of February, 1903.
Oregon Reaches San Francisco.
SAN FRANCISCO. March 4. The steam
er Oregon, which took fire last Monday
afternoon off Crescent City, while on her
way from this port to Portland, returned
here today. "What remains of her dam
aged cargo will be removed at Harrison
Btreet wharf.
Tremont Off for Orient.
TACOMA. "Wash., March "- The big
steamship Tremont sailed for the Orient
this morning at daybreak. She carries a
cargo valued at 3500,000 and a number of
Domestic and Foreign Ports.
ASTORIA. March 4. Condition of the bar
at 5 P. 1L obscured; wind south; weather
foggy. No shipping movlnj.
San Francisco. March 4. Arrived at 8 A. it.
Steamer F. A. Kilbura, from Portland; steam,
er Oregon, from Eureka, in distress. Arrived
Steamer Mongolia, from Hong- Kong, via Yoko
hama steamer Centralis, from Gray's Harbor.
Sailed Steamer Glenturret, for Yokohama;
steamer Alameda, for Honolulu; British ship
Larglemore, for Melbourne; steamer Humboldt,
for Seattle; ship Eclipse, for Port Townsend;
schooner H. Bendlxon. for Tacoma; steamer
Mackinaw, for Tacoma; steamer Iaqua, for
Havre, March 4. Arrived La. Gucogne. from
New Tort.
Plymouth, March -C-Orrrved-St. Loots, from
New York.
(Continued from Ninth Page.)
facilitate registration and the noting of
party affiliation.
The city charter provides, section 23,
that tho registration act shall apply to
city elections, and further, "No person
who has registered for the previous
county election and has not changed his
residence need register again for the city
election. The County Clerk shall keep
open the registration books, lists, etc, for
a period of 80 days before the 15th day of
April next preceding the city election, and
during euch time shall register all per
sons who since tho registration books
were last closed have- become eligible to
vote at such election, on who, being enti
tled to vote, have failed to register and
shall enter changes of residences occur
ring since the last registration of all per
sons who shall apply therefor."
Its Provision Direct.
The direct primary law provides, "That
this law shall not operate to prevent any
additional registration of voters required
by the charter and ordinances of any
city or town within the provision of sec
tion 6."
Section 6 refers to nominations for
municipal elections. District Attorney
Manning and Messrs. Greene, and Lock
wood, arguing in support of the direct
primary law, contended that if repealed
the former primary law of 1901, and while
the act does not specifically mention the
year 1905, it is meant to refer to the city
election this year. The charter provision
for the opening of registration books
from March 16 to April 15 inclusive, and
the direct primary law provision concern
ing municipal elections, should be taken
together. Counsel argued that when the
registration books were opened, electors
could appear and have their party obliga
tion registered, the same as having a
change of registration effected.
City Attorney's Argument.
City Attorney McNary argued the other
side of the question. He admitted that
the direct primary law repealed the pri
mary act of 1S0L but contended that the
new act was not applicable until June,
1903, and quoted from It showing that 1906
was the first year referred to, except that
tho act provided for the opening of the
registration books for the 1904 Presiden
tial election. If there was no primary
law this year, the managers of the polit
ical parties, counsel said, could arrange a
method of holding primaries.
Tho following statements were made to
The Oregonian regarding the law:
County Clerk F. S. Fields: "I think
that the matter will rest with the decision
rendered by the Judges of the Circuit
Court, and that there will be no appeal.
I hold that the law Is applicable to the
June election. Under the city charter tho
books will have to open for registration
30 days prior to April 15. The books,
thereforo, will be open from March 15 to
April 15. All voters who have registered
heretofore will have to come again and
declare their party affiliation. This is
practically rereglstration. "We will have
blanks specially prepared for thoso who
registered before, and will be able to ex
pedite matters, as tho blank will simply
have to be filled out, giving affiliation and
other statistics necessary."
Representative "W. T. Muir: "I have
given the subject of the primary law and
its effect on the June election no thought.
I am not Interested in the matter in the
least. "Whether or not the law Is applic
able to the June election. I do not know,
as I have not studied the situation."
Does "Not Know Plans.
C H. Carey, ex-chairman Republican
County Central Committee: .I do not
know the plans of the Republican organ
ization regarding the primary law, ana
have nothing to say regarding whether
there will be a regular Republican ticket
placed In the field for the June election."
Representative S. B. Linthlcum: "I can
say nothing on. the subject of the' pri
maries and their effect on the June elec
tion. I have not talked with others re
garding the state of affairs, and have not
given tho matter enough thought to war
rant me In making a statemenL"
Will Be No Appeal.
City Attorney McNary: "I am confident
that there will be no appeal to the Su
preme Court from the decision of the Cir
cuit Court Judges regarding the primary
law. Mayor "Williams simply didn't care
to take the responsibility, and the matter
was referred to the Judges to settle a
friendly contest. Mayor "Williams and
myself agree to let this decision be de
cisive, and believe, therefore, that, in
view of this decision, the Taw Is applic
able to the June election. "We will let the
matter rest, so far as we are concerned,
as the Judges of the Circuit Court have
John "Van Zante. chairman of Demo
cratic County Central Committee! "The
primary law la -valid, and in my opinion
applies to the June election. I favor the
law. though It Is cumbersome, and I be
lieve a much plainer and more harmoni
ous law could have been enacted. I, do
not. think, in view of present circum
stances, that the regular Republican or
crantxallfln will -not a ticket la th Cold.
At Montavilla Station,
on 0. R. & N.
Convenient to street-cars.
Good drainage. Pure air.
The most healthful and.
rapidly growing suburb
of Portland. Railroad
center of a heavy population.
For sale on installments.
$100 DOWN AMD $15.00
Apply to
514: Chamber of Commerce.
for the June election. As for a conven
tion, there Is no necessity for one before
or after the primaries."
What the Primary Law Requires of
Political Parties.
The direct primary law having been
declared to be now in force, an election
will be held under its provisions on
May 6, which is 30 days before the
Portland municipal election. The
Judges and clerks appointed to serve at
the city election are required to of
ficiate at the primary election. It is
held under the general provisions of
the Australian ballot law, and tho pre
cinct boundaries are the same as in
the city election. The tickets used are
the same as those used in general elec
tions, except that each political party
Is designated by a color.
No person is entitled to vote at the
election who has not ' registered and
who also has caused his political party
affiliation to be noted oposlte his reg
istration In the remarks column. Elect
ors can have the latter done by ap
pearing at the County Clerk's office
when the books are opened from March
15 to April 15, lnoluslve, next.
"When a voter applies for a ticket
he must give bis name and that of his
political party and receives a ticket for
the candidates of that party and none
Vacancies in nominations- caused by
withdrawals, deaths, etc., are filled by
the proper officers of political parties.
A political party is described in the
act as an affiliation of electors repre
senting a political party or organiza
tion which at the next general election
preceding for candidate for Repre
sentative In Congress received at least
25 per cent of the vote cast for that
office in the state.
The Republican and Democratic par
ties are the only ones that polled such
a percentage of votes at the last Con
gressional election, and consequently
are the only parties to which the di
rect primary law applies. "
The Prohibition, Socialist, Populist
or other political parties not affected
by the act can make nominations as
before under the general election laws
by an assembly of 100 electors by peti
tion. A citizens' assembly of 100 elect
ors for a citizens' ticket can be hold
as before.
No person except he receive the di
rect primary nomination for an office
can be placed on tho ticket as a candi
date for election to that office under the
name Republican or Democratic Inde
pendents can no longer use the term
Independent Republican, or Democrat,
but the word Independent alone.
A nominating petition must be signed
by at least 2 per cent of the electors
of a party, all of whom must have reg
istered and declared their party affilia
tions, and for a nomination for a muni
cipal office the signers shall include
electors residing In at least one-fifth
of the voting precincts.
Before the circulation of a petition
How Sickness Starts
Most forms of sickness start with the
Inside nerves. Indigestion, sour stom
ach, heartburn, dyspepsia weak kidneys,
diabetes, Brlghts disease liver irregu
larities Heart irregularities Bowel irreg
ularities oil of these ailments, and the
ailments which they. In turn, bring on,
are due directly to derangements of cer
tain nerve centers.
Understand first that we have two en
tirely separate nerve systems. When we
walk or talk or act we call Into play a
certain set of nerves nerves which obey
our mental commands. That Is why the
arm can be raised or tho mouth opened,
or the eye Bhut at the slightest desire.
That Is why your fingers can delicately
pick up a pin one moment and bold a
heavy hammer the next.
But these are not the nerves we are to
consider here.
There is another set of nerves which
control and govern and actuate the heart
and the stomach, tho kidneys and the
liver and all of the vital functions. Tou
cannot control these nerves. By no su
preme effort of mind can you make your
heart stop or start nor can you even
make It vary by a single beat a minute.
And so with the stomach and the -liver
and the kidneys and the bowels they are
automatic they do their work at a cer
tain set speed, whether you are awake or
asleep whether you will it or not.
It is on these inside nerves that life
and health depends. So long as these
nerves perform their proper duties we are
weU and strong. "When they fall, we
know It by the Inevitable symptoms
stomach, heart, Uver, kidney troubles. And
these troubles have no other origin ever
than In these same nerves. For the stom
ach, the heart, the liver, the kidneys,
have no power of their own. no self-control.
They owe their every Impulse to
the Inside nerves. The nerves are the
masters. The organs their slaves.
But the most Interesting part about the
inside nerves is the bond of sympathy
whlch exists Between all centers and
branches of .this great automatic system.
The center, which, for Instance, con
trols the stomach, is known to science as
the "solar plexus." The heart center is
called the "cardiac plexus." The kidney
center, the "renal plexus." Yet It is a
well-known fact that In prizefights, a
solar plexus blow Instantly stops the
heart, although Its usual operations con
cern only the stomach. Why 7 Because
Dr. ShooD's Restorative
We treat successfully all PRIVATE, NERVOUS and CHRONIC
NEY and THROAT troubles. We cure SYPHILIS (without mercury)
to stay cured forever, in 30 to 60 days. We remove STRICTURE
without operation or pain in 15 days.
"We stop drains, the result of self-abuse, immediately. "We can
restore the sexual vigor of any man under 50, and many over 50, by
means of local treatment peculiar to ourselves.
We Cure Gonorrhoea in a Week
The doctors of this institute are all regular graduates, have had
many years' experience, have been known in Portland for 15 years,
have a reputation to maintain, and will undertake no case unless cer
tain cure can be effected.
We guarantee a cure in every case we undertake or charge no fee.
Consultation free.
Letters confidential. Instructive book for men mailed free in
plain "wrapper.
We cure the worst cases of Piles in two or three treatments, with
out operation. Cure guaranteed. ",
If you cannot call at office, write for question blank. Home treat
ment successful.
Office -hours, 9 to 5 apd 7 to 8. Sundays and holidays, 10 to 12.
Offices In Van-Noy Hotel, 52 Third St., Cor., Pine, Portland, Of
for nomination to any office the person
who Is a candidate shall, m ease of a
municipal office, file a copy of his peti
tion with the City Auditor, signed by
himself, and such copy shall be filed
and shall be evidence that he la a can
didate. There are many other provis
ions In the law of a general character.
Goodman, the Athlete, Dead.
PHUxADELPHIA, March 4. Samuel
Goodman. Jr., a well-known athlete and
chairman of the football committee of the
University of Pennsylvania, died today of
New Record In Hurdling.
CHICAGO, March 4. Marc Catlln, of
Chicago University, established a new
The Inside Nerves.
of the bond Of sympathy between the
various branches. That is the reason the
inside nerves are sometimes called the
"sympathetic" nerves.
This explains why stomach trouble of
ten develops into heart trouble why In
digestion brings on nervousness why
diseases become complicated. It ex
plains, too, why ordinary medical treat
ments are wrong why medicine so fre
quently falls.
My Free Dollar Offer.
Any sick one who has
not tried my remedy
Dr. Snoop's Restorative
may have a Full Do!
Jar's Worth Free. I ask
no deposit, no reference,
no security. There is
nothing to pay, either
now or later. I will send
you an order on your
druggist which he will
accept in full payment
for a regular, standard
size Dollar bottie. And
he will send thebil! to me
C. I.Shoop, M.D.
More than 20 years ago this thought
came to me:
"It life and health depend upon perfect
heart action, upon proper stomach diges
tion, upon correct kidney filtering, why
does not life itself depend upon these life
governing power nerves these inside
I realized, too, that alL ailments which
result from one cause may, of course, be
world's record tonight In the Illinois-Chicago
track meet by making the 60-yard
high hurdles in :0G 4-5, beating his own
record of 0:07, made a year ago.
Janowski Wins a Game.
PARIS, March 4. In the 16th game in
the international ches3 match between D.
Janowski. of this city, and Frank J. Mar
shall, of Brooklyn, Janowski 'won In the
49th move. The present score Is: Mar
shall, 7; Janowski, 5; drawn, 4.
Charcot's Expedition Is Safe,
BUENOS ATRES. March 4. A telegram
to the newspaper Standard announces
that the Antarctic ship Le Francais, with
the entire Charcot expedition, has ar
rived at Puerto Madrin. Argentina. There
is no confirmation of the news.
cured by one remedy. I resolved not
to doctor the organs, but to treat the one
nerve system which operates them all.
For those who treat orily the symptoms
need a different remedy for each. Such
treatments are only palliative; the results
do not last. A cure can never come in
disease of the stomach, heart, liver or
kidneys until the inside nerve power is
restored. When that Is done. Nature re
moves the symptoms. There is no need
of doctoring them.
My remedy now known by druggists
everywhere as Dr. Shoop's Restorative
is the result of a quarter century of en
deavor along this very line. It does not
dose the organ or deaden the pain but it
does go at once to the nerve the inside
nerve the power nerve and builds it up
and strengthens it and makes it well.
There is no mystery no miracle. I can
explain my treatment to you as easily as
I can tell you why cold freezes water and
why heat melts Ice. Nor do X claim a
discovery. For every detail of my treat
ment is based on truths so fundamental
that none can deny them. And every in
gredient of my medicine Is as old as the
hills it grows on. I simply applied the
truths and' combined the Ingredients into
a remedy that Is practically certain.
I- have made my offer that strangers
to my remedy may know. It Is not In
tended for or open to those who have
used my. remedy. They need no further
evidence. But to those who have not
heard, or hearing, may have -delayed or
doubted. I say "simply write and ask." I
will send, you an order on your druggist
which he will accept as gladly as he would
accept a dollar. He will hand you from
his -shelves a standard sized bottle of my
prescription, and he will send the bill to
Will you accept this opportunity to
learn at my expense absolutely how to
be rid forever of all forms of illness
which are caused by inside nerve weak
nessto be rid not only of the trouble,
but of the very cause which produced It?
Write today.
iFcr a freo order Bookl on Dyspepsia,
for a full doUar hot- gook2 on the Heart,
tie you must address neys.
Dr. Shoop. Box 4173. Book 4 for "Women.
Racine. Wis. State
which book you want. tism.
Mild cases are often cured by a single
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