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HB SUNDAY .-OHBGONI POg33Bjflrffl, -lCAYr,130o; .--
RIM OF H
y Street Railway Company
kF. swigert TESTIFIES
frith jFranchise on , Anotlier Street
:the Corporation. Did Not AVant
to Bear the Additional Ex
A. great deal of testimony that -had
io afreet bearing- on the Rumelia .case
admitted during the trial yester-
Snornlng. It has been generally un-
lerstooa that the City & Suburban
illway Company was "behind the bid
ft the Pacific Construction Company,
the firm that was awarded the bid
fter J. J. Maney had been allowed to
rUhdraw. but It was not until C. F.
Swigert, former manager of that com
bany took the stand that this fact be-
bame definitely known. Mr. Swigert -was
palled by the defense, but It was under
thir close cross-examination by Dls
rict Attorney John Manning, that Mr.
swigert admitted that he had F. M.
Jutler, agent for the Pacific Construc
tion Company, of California, his uncle.
jake a bid for the contract.
2Ir. Swigert, according to his testi
lony, was out to oppose the building
if tho Front-street bridge. He was
ware that if the contract was let lor
the building of this bridge that the
company he represented, would be as-
fesea one-fourth of the cost of con
struction, and as the consolidated com
pany had a franchise o'er the First-
street bridge, he wanted to save this
loney. He stated that he had talked
jver the matter with Mayor "Williams
ajid had said to His Honor that the
Jlry & Suburban was willing to throw
ip it franchise over Front street Mr.
Jwlgert said his reason for getting
Butler to make a bid for the work was.
I in case the .contract was let to the Pa
cific Construction Company of Califor
nia, that the City & Suburban Com-
pans, would be in absolute control and
t tnere was a chance to get out
Mylng the one-fourth assessment.
the City & Suburban Company would
not be hampered.
Mayor Williams was the "first witness
called during the morning. His Honor
stated that Mr. Swigert had called on
fnfm at his office. During this call the
Mayor testified that Mr. Swigert had
informed him that the City & Suburban
wanted to throw up Its franchise across
the Front-street bridge because the
i-ooeipany would be called upon to pajr
one-iourtn or tne cost or the constnrc-
I tin of the bridge. On cross-examlna-!
tion His Honor stated that nothing had
been said during this meeting with Mr.
I Swigert concerning the bids of the Pa
! clfic Construction Company of Everett.
"Wash., or that put in by the California
I company. Mayor "Williams, after Mr.
Swigert had told his -story to the jury.
made a statement In which he said that
i he had always opposed the construction
of the Front-street bridge. "This struc
ture," he continued, "is only 200 feet
from tho steel structure that crosses
First street, and In my opinion I did
l-Stti-l'Ttefc that the people of that part
of the city should be forccdito stand the
additional expense of paying for tho
bridge across Front street. I frankly
told Mr. Swigert that I had opposed the
building of that structure and that I
would opose It to the end. My conver
sation with Mr. Swigert was in regard
to the desire of the City & Suburban
to abandon Its franchise. I told" him
that I thought that this could be done,
but that the company would have to
.stand Its share of the cost of construc
just the same.
ity Attorney McNary explained his po
sition In the matter by saying: "It Is
trjfv that I told Mr. Swigert that I would
work against the construction of the
Front-street bridge. The Mayor and I
talked it over, arid as. the property-owners
were protesting against the payment of
the First-street bridge, which was only
200 feet from the Front-street structure,
and as I feared that the city .might yet
have to pay for the Front-street bridge.
I was opposed to the other structure. If.
however. I had been aware of the deal
that was on I would have explained my
position In regard to this matter when l
kwas on the witness stand."
Most of the testimony presented to the
jury tended to show that Rumelin had
never approached any of the members of
the Executive Board regarding the Front
street bridge contract. The attorneys for
the defense brought this testimony out.
Intending to .show that Elliott's" charges
against the city father who Is on trial
were not true. There was some testimony
produced rcgardinc the threat that. El
liott had made when he was forced to
resign his office as City Engineer, which
was to the effect that he, Elliott, would
get even with Rumelin.
J. B. C. Xrockwood and Robert "Wake
field, both, experienced contractors, were
called to the stand and testified regadlng
the estimates they had made upon the
oristruction of the Front-street bridge.
Both contractors, swore that the bid of
the Pacific Construction Company, known
as the J. J. Money bld was entirely, -too
low, and the bridge could not, under such
bids, be constructed without loss to the
contractors. In addition to these wit
nesses, Charles F. Bcebe. Senator SIg
I?ir'hpl "FT: r? Wnrtma n Mfl TT. W- ClnrT.
"rd, all members of the Executive Board,
testified that C E. Rumelin had never
approached them in regard to the Front
street bridge contract. Two members of
the board seemed to know very little
about what was done by the board when
the Maney business came up. They had
only a hazy idea of what was done.
F. M. Butler, manager of the Pacific
Construction Company, of California, and
Mr. Swlgert's uncle, was the las witness
who testified. At the conclusion of his
testimony the court adjourned until Mon
Butler admitted that through Mr. Swi
gert he bad made a -bid on the Front
street bridge, and that 'he had assigned It
to George F. Huessner. A or the considera
tion of. $1300; ' .
PLANS FOR ROYAL WEDDING
German Capital Busy Studying Ettl
quette of HohcnzoIIerns.
BERLIN, May 20. The entertainments
4n celebration of the wedding of Crown
Prince Frederick and the Duchess Ce
celia ot 'Mecklenbarg-Schwertn, will Jast
four days, beginning Saturday. June 8.
the day the hrlde and her, family arrive
here and take up their residence- The
bride will be received at the Brandenburg
gate by the Chief Burgomaster awf the
city fathers and by 100 young women of
well-known families, who have been
4 drawn by lot from several hundred can
didates .and who will present flowers to
their future Empress. The girls, will be
dressed alike la Gretcaen costumes, wjth
hair in braids down their hacks. Behind
the Crown Priace and his bride will ride
the butchers, poetmea and deputations-
from other trades aaa oeettB&tles. '.ac
cording to liamomortej -ouateau Those
chosen to farm the cavalcade are now In
training at jtbe garrison riding scbfels.
-.The Emperor has. ceaimanded-that this
entrance 4nto the. city", .which will be the
only public celebration, shall be simple,
and if possible, beautiful. The three
quarters of a mile of BnterDen IJaden
from the Brandenbsrg gate to the patece-J
where the -umperor- ana Empress will
await the Duchess Cecilia.- will be hung
with garlands of roses,. Eighty thousand
artificial gaxlandshaye been ordered.
Seats and .window-along Unt'er Den Lin1
den -have been selling as high -as $125 for
places, of Inspection.
,Exeept for the. numerous court equi
pages -and uniforms which will be seen in
the streets, and the Princes coming and
gofng'from every hotel, there will not be
anything. or the public to see, for the
services will be private, and only mem
bers of the' royal families Ambassadors
and a lew other important peonages
and gpvernment officials will take. -part
The chapel of the palace, where KtheJ
weaaing win .take place,, only noias about
309 persons, but there will be a service
at the Cathedral on Monday, and' a- din
ner at which the Hohenzollem and.Meck-lenburg-Schwerin
families and the visit
ing -Princes, of whom there are 60 or
60, 'will be present. There, are so many
Princes coming that the 'Imperial "purt
is' .perplexed over questions of. "Princely
The wedding gifts will ho presented In
the palace on Monday morning. June 5.
Later there will be a numerously attend-H
ca oreaKiast, ana tne state dinner wui
be served at 5:30 in the afternoon, so as
to be ended In, time to permit of the
punctual appearance of U the guests at
a gala performance at the opera the same
"evening. The civil ceremony of the wed
ding, Tuesday June 6. will be performed
by House Minister von Wedel. and the
religious rite will be celebrated by Dr.
Byandcr. the court chaplain, In the pal
ace chapel. The procedure to be observed
in the wedding of the Crown Prince fills
13 pages of the book of ceremonies of the
house of Hohenzollern.
HIGH PRAISE FOR THE CITY
WILIi Hf PARRY SAYS PQRTLAXD
liOSES NOT BY COMPARISON.
Finds That .the Centennial exposi
tion Is Well 'Advertised In
"Will H.. Parry, a prominent citizen ot
Seattle, who has traveled extensively In
the East during the past two months, was
in Portland yesterday, eri route home, and
spoke enthusiastically of this city In com
parison with places visited by him .upon
the Atlantic seaboard and elsewhere In
the course of his absence.
Mr. Parry formerly resided here, and
has been familiar -with Portland since 1S82,
and during his 17 years' residence in Seat,
tic has kept in close touch with this place.
Much to his surprise, as well as pleasure,
he found upon his return here that Port
land compares very favorably in its -metropolitan
character and general air of
activity with any Eastern city, and says
that he cannot recall any city there that
would make a greater Impression upon a
casual visitor than Portland.
He finds business districts here com
pact, but not congested, and its shops dis
play fully as large a line of goods as
those of any Eastern city, in addition,
the streets show great activity? and In
fact, said he, the general air of the place
was on the metropolitan order:
During his absence Mr. Parry made con
siderable Inquiry concerning the impres
sion created In the East by the Lewis and
Clark Exposition, and found everywhere
an extensive knowledge of the situation.
Placards were in evidence at all points
relating to the matter, and the low rates
to the Coast were the subject of a great
deal of favorable comment.
At New York and Washington, D. C, he
met many prominent railroad men, an In
ternational convention of railroad men
being In session at the latter place while
he was there, and all evinced an Intimate
acquaintance with Western conditions,
and referred- In especially eulogistic terms
to the enterprise of the people here in
holding the Centennial Fair. The most
serious question with them, according to
Parry, related to the ability of the trans
portation companies, to handle the enor
mous crowds that are certain to attend'
the Exposition, in many Instances book
ings having ben made weeks in advance
of the 'opening.
TWO ORDERS UNITED
WASHINGTON AND LIONS ARE ONE
Third Society Slay Joia the Other Two,
8hi1 Greatly IacreRwe the
Steps 'were taken yesterday by
which an amalgamation was effected
between two well-known fraternni or-
ganizations. the Order of "Washington
and the Independent Order of Lions.
.and tie Order of Washington ip now
prepared to carry out all obligations
entered Into by the Order of Lions. ,
The new society has a membership
of over 14,000, and it is expected that
another deal will be consummated by
the end of this week whereby It will
combine with" another- fraternal soci
ety whose name Is not known and
whose membership Is about 1000. By
the first deal, a " saving in thousands
of dollars yearly in working expenses
will -be effected, and one strong, influ
ential society will do better work In
caring for business than when two so
cieties operate in. what is practically
the same field, particularly in Oregon
and Washington. The new arrange
ments just completed make the Order
of Washington the second largest
fraternal insurance order in the West,
only exceeded In numbers by- the
Woodmen of the World. None of the
members of the Order of Llpns require
to' "be re-examined to make the change
In organization: they retain their pol
icies issued by that -order, the Order
of Washington issuing a .guarantee
slip to attach" fo xertlflcatek. Thi Or-
der'of Washington has been In exlstft
enoeaor oyer 22 years, p.- A. McPher
soh, Hhe former supreme president of
the prder of' Lions, wlll now bo Identi
fied with the Order of Washington aqd
will assist the latter's supreme secre
tary. J. L. Mitchell. The officials 6f
the newly combined "order have the op
tion on Alder-street property, where
they purpose eTectlngf-permanont head
quarters. Deputy Insurance .Commissioner J.
H. Schively, ot Washington", when In
formed that the new deal, was abput
completed, wrote to Supreme .Secretary
and, Manager Mitchell':
"I am sure that the amalgamation
will give confidence to the member
ship of both societies, not only by en
larging the membership but "hy adding
iu luo Jinanciai resources el the order
ot wasmngton, while at the same time
the members or the Order of Lions
eater a larger and older organization.
In this day of keen competition 'among
fraternal organizations, the smaller
societies are greatly handicapped by
the. momentum. given by the-larger fra
ternities. I thkik the step is ia -the
line of wlsd&m; safety and success,
and most a ear til y" r ecoa me-ad Its ad-
If SERVICE SUIT
John Rankin;. Declares He Was
HE ASKS- REINSTATEMENT.
Appeals to the Law From the De
cision ofjClty- Engineer Wanzcr
"Who' Placed Him on "
Daj-Js Pay. ','- a.
John Rankin, an -tmployeJn the office of
"the City Engineer, yesterday filed suit In
the State Circuit Court to test the civil
service law of the Cijy of Portland. The
"proceeding Is" one ot mandamus and Is
directed against CIty Engineer Wanier.
The case was set for "hearing by -Judge
Clelarid on June e.
Rankin was employed as an Inspector
and he was displaced by City Engineer
Wanzer. and Amos S. Groce appointed in
In his complaint he avers that he passed
a civil service examination as an Jnspec
tor, grade C, class 10. division C, at a sal
ary fixed at T.J a month; "and was by the
Civil Service Commission "on September
28, 1905, certified to the City Engineer for
such position, and was aaolnted by Will
iam C. Elliott, then City Engineer, on iboij
same date, and has since been -eiaployed
as Inspector, and has never been remocd
from class or division, and has faithfully
performed his duties. -
The civil service provision of the city
charter Is recited In the complaint, part
of which reads: "No officer or employe
of the city shall draw, sign,. countersign
or Issue any warrant or order, .for the
payment of, or pay any salary or compen
sation to any person In the classified civil
service who Is not certified by the Com
mission tothe Auditor as having been
appointed or empldyed In pursuance of
this article, and of the regulations in
force thereunder. Any person entitled to
be certified as aforesaid may maintain a
proceeding by mandamus to compel the
issuance of such certificate."
"It shall be the 3uty:of the Civil Saryice
Commission to prepare, continue and keep.
In their office a complete roster; oC all" per
sons In the classified civil service of the
city. This roster shall be open for Inspec
tion at all reasonable hours. ' It shall
show In reference to each ofsaId-persons
his name, pie Sate of appointment, to iOr
employment In such service, his compen
sation, the title of the place or office fie
holds, the nature of the duties, thereof
and the date of any termination ' of such
Rankin alleges that In the month of
March, last Charles Wanzer. City Engi
neer, Informed him that during that
month and thereafter he would not be en
titled to the sum of $75 a month, allowed
by the civil rervice regulations, but only
$2.50 a day. Rankin avers that this action
was not made on any order of the Com
mon Council or Civil Service Commission,
and was wholly i and absolutely without
authority, and was made after no investi
gation into the -merits or differences of
plaintiff, and was made in utter disregard
of the civil service rules.
Rankin asserts that Wanzcr placed him
pn the pay roll for $2.50 a day for the
time actually employed, and that City
Auditor Devlin threatens to approve such
action without having received any au
thority from the Civil Service Commis
sion. The court Is asked to direct City
Engineer Wanzer to place Rankin's name
on the payroll as Inspector for '$75' a
month, and to order Auditor Deylln to
draw a warrant accordingly.
When Rankin was reduced the 'State
ment was made that-it was .because Grace-
was a married man, while -Rankin Is sin
gle and It was proper that their places
be changed about.
Orpheum Gets Out Injunction.
The Orpheuni- Amusement Company,
which is seeking to set aside the. proceed
ings of the City Council revoking its bar
licenses, alleges that the Council has 'act
ed without legal authority. The com
plaint filed by the company through
James McDevitt. the president, and J.R.
Carson, secretary., sets forth that the
theater had two bars, and In April last
paid for two licensis, which the Council
attempted to revoke on Wednesday last.-It-
Is averred that the Council gave no
notice to the company of the Intention to
revoke the licensee, and voted to do so
in violation of the jlghts of the plaintiff,
and without, offering to return any of the
money paid. The OrpheUm people allege
that they are entitled to a. hearing and
that the alleged revocation of the
licenses was unlawful and Illegal, and If
allowed to stand would cause irreparable
loss to their business. Pending a decision
of the case, Chief of Police Hunt has been
enjoined by Judge Sears from interfering
with the sale of llquorin the house.
Poker-Players Are Indicted.
Indictments were returned by the
grand jury yesterday In the State Cir
cuit Court against Ed Kavanauirh.
charging him with conducting a poke
game it uurnside street as proprie
tor, and Thomas Davis, Henry Schweer.
J. T. Loclce, Fred Talcot, Al Utlger and
Jim Smith -for playing at the game.
Kavanaugh is at liberty on bail, and
the others are In the County Jail. These
men were arrested by Sheriff Word on
Argument in Reed AViH Case.
Tne arguments Jn the Amanda W.
Reed will contest case were resumed
"before Judge Webster yesterday, and
will bt concluded Monday. William M.
Gregory of this city. and.Judge Gibson,
of Los Angeles, are engaged In present
ing the case for the contestants In an
effort to prove that Mrs. Reed was a
resident of Californld at the time of her
death. M. L. Pipes "will close for the
Indicted for Larceny.
An. indictment was returned by the
grand Jury yesterday against .iFrltx
Pullelkelf. Fred Powell and Albert Ray
mond charging them with stealing $65
from M. C Brartstrup.
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Comjiiitted to Insane Asylum.
Ci. -ii. Bobbins, a barber 46 years old.
wa3 committed to the insane asylum
yesterday- by Judge Webster. He is
supposed to be afflicted with general
Couple Murdered In Hovel;
GILROY, CaW May 20. The dead
body of Eva Edwards, of Saa Jose, was
found In a room of a hovel In Gllroy
this afternoon. There was a bullet
wound over her heart and-' another in
her head. Beside. the bed "the body"bf
a man was fduati lying on the- -floor
with a bullet hole near his temsle.
i uotn bodies were lylnsr In nools of.:
blood. ;rhe man was a, Japanese, and
is thought to 'have beefe. a resident ef
Alvarado. The woman was either
reading or sleeping when killed, 'as
an oped Bible and a newspaper were
found lying on the bed. -
It Is reported that Joseph Ramsey, Jr.,
w.Jc9e resMet at tfe Detroit
cmken JUiinvr Uwpaaf
Jf "you ar well posted .you.
must concede its
iority- for cooking pur
ptises oyer any. other rnefhod.
known. ' Itsf -simplicity, its
safety, its inexpenslveness, are
worthy consider,ations for all
families, rich or poor.4 YE,
a .good -gas range is the first
step toward economy,
you are a bumble tenant in
rented rooms or arr owner- of a
, palatial' residence.
THE CIRCULATING GAS WATER-HEATER
4 It is attached ta the boiler in the kitchen and heals'water in a ievr minutes. It is more economical than, lighting your wood or .
coal stove and ever so much cleaner and. quicker. It.is very simple in construction- and? easy to handle when- you need hot
water for the bath or other purposes, you simply light the heater a few minutes and you'll have plenty of hot water. Let usO
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SI. JOHNS ELECTION
Various Bond Issues
MONDAY IS THE DAY SET
Citizens Will Also Be Akcd to 'ileg
. .-. ?. t'
istcr Their WHU-as, to the
Question, ' 'df 'iiicenslng
- Saloons, in the City.
St. Johns' is again In the throes of an
election . which wlil have much to do
with Its future. Tomorrow a special
election will be held between 9 A. M.
and 7. P. M. in the Council Chamber,
when the following separate proposi
tions will be submitted to the vote df
First Shall, the City of St. Johns
purchase grounds, erect, construct and
maintain thereon public buildings for
the City of St. Johns and incur a
municipal Indebtedness therefor of .
$7273 in gold coin, which shall bear 6
per .ten' inicresi, paynoie annually,
run 1ft VMM?
Second Shall St. Johns issue bonds !
to the amount of 3600, bearing per :
cent Interest per annum, to run ten
years, to pay. for tho erection of a
public dock at the foot of Richmond
Third Shall SL Johns issue bonds to
the amount of $1770, to run ten years,
to bear 6. per cent Interest, to pay for
Are apparatus contracted for and de
livered? Fourth Shall St. Johns Issue bonds
to the amount of H28, to run ten years,
to tfear 6 per cent Interest, with which
to pay oft a debt Incurred lb tire erection-
of the present Coancll chamber?
In addition to the foregoing, the '
electors taay advise -'the Council by
votingon a separate ?bailot as to their
wishes - whether stock should be per-
m!ltel to run, at,, large, and whether
the sal?, under license, of splrltous, ,
vinous, fermented or malt liquors shall
be permitted within the City of St.
Johns." Tlrtw vote on these last two
propositions is sfwply advisory and
can have" no binding force on the Coun- i
dlraen. It has been the desire of ,
MfLypr w. ii- iving anu me uouncumen
for the people to say whether or not
they want stock kept from running at
.large, but more particularly whether
licenses to sell liquor In St. Johrut
shall be Issued. About ten bona fide
aDDlicatlons for licenses to open sa-1
"loons have been filed with Recorder j
Hanks, and one man offers 12090 per
annum to run a saloon, provided only
one other saloon in the place besides-
his own be given a license. j
The several lteas for which bonds
are wanted foot up to $16,666. This. Is
the sum Indorsed some tlsie ?ago Ijy j
a mass meeting unaaiisously as the i
amount required to start the city gov-
erament in good shape and as abeo- '
lutely necessary to Biake the municipal '
Wheels go rnd. Voters may defeat
-any single o iteea. as each Is separate
knji distinct frsa the other. The debts
of $428 ta A. I. JCIaer for raosey bar
rowed to build the present City Hall
and xi.lte $1766 far Are apparatus will
have Jt'e he paid, as both were extract
ed for by the foraaer Council Ih goad
faith; Whether the veters give the
Hems tMi .required twe-thlrd ma
jority at- prokaBty Aramzk iagaA
"it- 1 .
DO NOT; FORGET THE
(U1U J1V IT iUCA&uoiJb OlK
THE; PRICE OF vQAS.j WATER-HEATERS 'INCLUDES liNSJACEIJNG'
To any consumer now using a Gas Range we will install-a GAS "WATER HEATER for
FIFTH AND YAMHILL STREETS
city any the less responsible. The
money -was borrowed for the hall "and
the former Council bought the fire ap
paratus. But the voters may cast a
majority agalnit purchase of grounds
for a City Hall and the erection' of a
publlc'bulldlngr and may. kllf the" propo
'sltlon to put up a public dock at the
foot of "Richmond street. The Com
mercial Club has gone on record as
against Issuing bondsfor grounds and
public hall, but Tavgj? Issuing bonds to
pay the debts of the city.'
"But," say those favoring the purchase-
of grounds aiid? erection of a
public building, "if don't get
grounds at once It will cost a great.
Haol mnra. Kto.. tr n
have a city, -we must hav.Vounds
and a' public building. If the issuing
of bonds to purchase grounds, and erect
a public building. is defeated it will
simply stop everything. "We must have
these thlng3 If we ar4 to have a city
government. The public dock and the
fire apparatus are 'just as necessary.
It seems that lt'jvould be Just as well
to defeat the whole, bond issue as to
vote against. "one" of ; the propositions,
as all are dependent7 on the others." .
Atthe election, In 2o veraber SL
Johns went wet. Since then there has
been a campaign'-' against issuing
licenseUo saloons. Rev." E: E. McVlck-
To My Patrons: The above Illustration, faowlnff a portion o the art metal work that enhances the beauty of, the
ewls and Clark Fatr grotiadtf? Is an evidence- t the loree success that has attended ray efforts la my Use of work la tjihi
c)ty. All ot the electric chandeliers and other metal ornamentations at the Fair are the products of my plant. -This work,
which- iwi received the tyrHeat commendation, from the Fair rsaiiacernect, cive some Idea of the capacity of mr plant
aad the character ot Its products. The work ese&ks tor Itself.
Having orercoEae aach, financial, difficulties as occasionally beset all manufacturers, Z am sow able to tura .out barter '
Hnes Set work and on shorter notlcethas. evsr befcre. and while mr new planUat No!. 49t aad 4H Davta street. Is 'earaptetei
In all Its eqIpBts, It la my purpose la the "sear future to Increase Its capaeitr by erectlne & 'two-story brick -a&Utloa,
SOsUOO feet. "J ' 1
The natlsfactloa I hare siven sty patrosa In the past, sot only In Portland, but throughout ihe entire Pacific North -west,
is evidence of the confidence reposed in me- aadtttehigaett "reeoraraesdattoa I coM ask for Wtf worfc. Far thla- oa
Sdeace I m dlr graters!, an trastlsr tha6 in the futftre I 'mjr eentlHae- to merit the faraV eafdfgoed-wlll oi say patrons,
I can only promise In return my beat efferts to produce ratk ot the. bJxhedt standard la a thoroHchlr satisfactory manner.
These whs hare had buslnee with ise la the 'past lcasw that my-.prises are as law as- the lowest csueuteat wKa rood werk
-I in mow prepared to fvrnUb iesie&si and eetimates stt.shert xoUhm aM kla4s xn brass. Inm and steel work, coa
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CONVENIENCE OF ,
ers pastor of the United Evangelical
Church, has" led the campaign. Dur
Jng the past few weeks he has organ
ized the opposition against licensing
saloons in St. Johns. Public meetings
have been held, and tonight a union
mass meeting will be held in his
church, where the people will be ad
dressed by Rev. G. I. Tufts, E. S. Mc
Allister, Rev. E..IL. McVIckers and
others, and urged" to work and vote
against the issuing of any saloon
licenses. THe temperance people will
make1 a strong effort to roll up such
a majority against saloons that the
Council will not grant any of the ap
plications for license to sell liquor in
St. Johns. The Indies' Civil improve-
fment league wm mane an euort io
secure a majority m iavar ot me en
actment, of a laws forbidding stock to
run at large.
Contract for. Hauling; Pipe.
The -contract for hailing from, 10CO to 2000
tons bf cast iron water pipe and special
castings from the railroad depot or tracks
I to points wjthin the city limits to be
designated Dy- tne aier .tsoara. nas oeen
awarded by the Executive Board to 'B. W.
Gage, representing the Oregon Auto-Despatch
Comparfy, upon .the following basis:
If distributed within one mile of a rail
ESPLANADE LEWIS AND CLARK EXPOSITION
"i m mvm m mVmm1
F' you are v contemplating
using a gas-, range soon-
-r-this Spring, Summer,
or Fall, ifr"wiBvbe wise and
a money saver to makeinformal
arrangements NOW, so that
plans can 'be perfected for
taking care of YDUpromptly
when you. are ready to install
your range. IT- WILL NOT
COST YOU A CENT TO
TALK ABfc)UT IT. .
road depot or track, 60 cents a ton' for .
100 tons; from one to three 'miles. 100. tons
at 90 cents', ton; from three to five miles, -310
tons at $1.35 a?'ton; from five to seven . r
miles, 573 tons at $1.95 a ton. and for' dls-s .
tribution over seven mlIes-90 tons at $50".
a ton. -
The material will arrive in carload lotsvjp
up to October 17, -ind delivery thereof"
mh3t be made as," goon; as possible afters
arrival. It is jestunated that the contfacti; .
will call for. an expenditure by the city;.
of about $2671.35. The' successful bidder -was
required tofurnish a bond of SIOOOU'J
Arrested for Stealing' "Watch. r
Oliver Harrington, more familiarly
known as "Kid" Harrington, was ar-- . '
rested yesterday afternoonhy petec- :
tlves Day and Welner for stealing: a .
watch Kfrom Charjes-L. Blakeley. -fThe
prisoner Is Just out from the County
Jail, where he served a long term for'
rqhblng John BrIggs a miner, .from, r
Southern Oregon, of $10. That theft,
occurred at the Irvington race course,
when the race3 were in progress, ;last
Summer. t i . .
SAX FRAXCJSCt VirTERrXABY; COLT.EGE T
Next session- begins 'July. 17. Catafogu'el. '
free. Dr. E. Jl Creely,-. Pres., 5M Golden '
Gate ave-.. 'San Francisco.. Cal. -''