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New Plays Score Victory for
Carlisle After Many
MT. PLEASANT, THE KICKER
Makes Three Goals In Four Touch
downs and Dashes Through the
Whole Harvard Line Only
One Rally hy Harvard.
CAMBRID6K, Mass.. Nov. P. The
memory of previous defeats was forgot
ten today In the victory of the Carlisle
Indians over Harvard by a score of 23
to 13. For versatility of plays, the Indian
team lias not bf-en equaled on Soldiers'
Field since the rew rules went into ef
fect. Forward plays, delayed kicks and
cross passes followed each other In rapid
succession until the Harvard players be
came bewildered and seemed utterly un
able to stop the march of the Indians
toward their goal.
The visitors scored twice in the first
half and twice In the second, and the
four times on brilliant roughing. The
Harvard points were made on two touch
downs and a goal from placement by
Captain Parker. Each of the touchdowns
was made on fumbles by the Indians di
rectly in front of their own goal line, so
that It was comparatively easy for the
crimson players to push the ball over to
a score. One of the Harvard goals from
touchdown was missed, but little Mount
Pleasant, the Indian quarterback, kicked
three out of four attempts.
Mt. Pleasant's Splendid Dash.
Mount Pleasant ran with speed, ana
his selection of plays was well varied.
His most brilliant effort was his dash of
75 yards through the end of the Harvard
eleven for a touchdown shortly after the
beginning of the second half. The play
wnn nne nf the most sensational seen on
Soldiers' Field for many years. The In-'
dians' quarter caught a Harvard punt
on his own 35-yard line and dashed
straight for the assembling players. It
seemed a hazardous play, out he proved
too slippery for the crimson men anil
went through the greater portion of the
Harvard eleven like a greased pig, and"
then shaking himself clear, he eluded
Ncwhall, who stood between him and
the goo.1, and then dashed for the line.
Score on Forward March.
The other three Indian touchdowns
were made through their success In
carrying off the forward march.
Through a fumble by Carlisle on their
own 7-yard line, two Crimson rushes
were made. Here brilliant plays fol
lowed for the next few minutes on the
part of Carlisle, but there was a futile
attempt on the goal. Finally the In
dians secured the ball on Crimson's 40
yard line and rushed it to the 25-yard
lino on a delayed pass. Another for
ward pass sent It to the 10-yard line,
and after two plunges In the center.
Mount Pleasant again signaled for the
new play and the hall was 'tossed di
rectly to the goal line, far out of reach
of any Harvard player, none of whom
was anticipating such a play. Cap
tain Parker's goal from the field came
soon afterward and brought the score
up to 12 to 10 at the end of the first
Harvard's Only Rally.
In the second half, after Mount Pleas
ant's sensational dush for a touchdown,
soon came the only Harvard rally In the
game. From Carlisle's five-yard line.
Harvard rushed the Indians steadily
back 25 yards, where a forward pass
was attempted and muffed by ,a Carlisle
player. Harvard recovered the ball on
the Indians' five-yard line and rushed it
across In three plays. After this the In
dians' goal was never in danger. This
was followed by another Carlisle forward
run. The Line-up:
Mini 1 e tJardner
linrr 1 W&seuka
l'Bimer 1 r.... Afraid of a Bear
i;rant - center little Boy
l'elrce r ff : Aiken
l-'ljh r t i,ube
Macdonald re PJxedlna
Newhall qb.... Mount Pleasant
Starr I h b Payne
Kami rhb.... Hendricks
AfioUonlo fb '. Hauser
LOHXELIj OUTrLAYS THE ARMY
West Point Team Is Beaten by a
. Score of 14 to 10.
WEST POINT. N. Y.. Nov. 9. Cornell
and West Point met for their initial battle
n the gridiron here today and the Itha
cans routed the Army by a score of 14
to 10. Cornell had the ball at the end of
the first half, with a score of 6 to 4, but
the soldiers changed this early In the sec
ond period of the game, when Philoon got
through for a touchdown and Beavers
kicked the goal.
This placed the Army ahead. 10 to 6, but
during the remainder of the game the
Ithacan team outplayed the local men,
who, after having a touchdown and" a
goal scored against them, tried at the last
minute for a safety, which finished the
The weather conditions were excellent,
and there was as large a gathering at
the game as that which witnessed the
Yale contest last month.
Cornell won the toss and chose the
south' goal. Beavers kicked off for
West Point to Cornell's 15-yard line.
Hy a series of forward passes Cornell
carried the ball down the field until
Watson for Cornell made the first
touchdown and Waldes kicked goal.
The ball was kept in the air a good
deal by exchanging punts, and was on
the Army's 30-yard line at the end of
the first half.
On a forward pass, O'Rourke reached
the Army's 10-yard line. Walders went
through for four yards more and in an
other plunge got the ball within a foot of
the Army goal line. Cornell then was
penalized 15 yards for holding. Gardner
fried a drop kick but failed. After the
kick out Cornell punted to Gory, who
muffed on the Army's eight-yard line.
Walders went through for six yards. The
Army braced, and got the ball on downs.
It was punted out and Cornell lost 15
yards on a penalty. Beavers, for West
Point, made a drop kick and scored a
Jn the second half, Walders kicked to
Beavers on the 30-yard. line. In an ex
change of punts the bail was kicked out
to Cornell's 20-yard line. Mountford took
Gory's" place for West Point.
With the ball on Cornell's 20-yard line,
Philoon blocked Walders' kick and went
over the line for a touchdown. Beavers
kicked the goal.
Ayres wan replaced by Hayes and
IJowen went in for Moss for West Point.
Cornell lost the ball on West Point's 15
yard line. On the kick out Gardner made
YESTERDAY'S FOOTBALL SCORES
At New Haven Yale 22. Brown 0.
At Annapolis Swarthmore 18,
At West Point Cornell 14. Army 0.
At Washington University of
North Carolina 12. Georgetown Unl
- verslty 5.
At Pittsburg: Western University
of Pennsylvania 10, University of
West Virginia 0.
At Bethlehem, Pa. Lehigh 34, Uni
versity of New York. 0.
At Gettysburg Gettysburg .12, Ui
At Cambridge Carlisle Indians 23.
At New Haven Yale freshmen
22; Princeton freshmen 6.
At Philadelphia University of
Pennsylvania 28. Pennsylvania State
At Princeton Princeton 14, Am
At Schenectady University of
Rochester 4, Union College 0.
At Hanover Dartmouth 52; Holy
At Medfcel, Mass. Trtnty 29.
Stevens 6. . .
At Middresboro, Conn. Williams
18. Wesleyan 0.
At Charlottesville, Va. Washing-ton-l.ee
6. University of Virginia 5.
At Nashville. Ten. Vanderbllt 60,
University of Mississippi 0.
At Columbus Ohio State Univer
sity 22. Oberlln 10.
At Chicago Chicago 50, Purdue 0.
At Madison Wisconsin 11. Indi
At Lawrence, Kan. Nebraska 16,
At 6t. Louis St. Louis University
11, Wabash College 12.
At Iowa City Iowa 25, Illinois 12.
At Colorado Springs Colorado Col
lege 10. University of Colorado 0.
At St. Louis State School of
Mines 11, Washington University 8.
At Omaha Bellevlew College 28,
Doane College 0. Creighton Univer
sity 21. Drake University 11.
At Atlanta Sewanee IS, Georgia
.School of Technology 0. Tulane Uni
versity 12, University of Arkansas 17.
At Baton Rouge. La. Alabama
State University 23, Mississippi Agri
cultural and Mining 11.
At Knoxville, Tenn. University of
Tennessee 0, Kentucky State Col
At Austin, Tex. Texas University
27, Baylor 11.
Pacific Coast Games.
At Palo Alto Stanford 21, Cali
At Eugene O. A. C. 4, University
of Oregon 0.
At Seattle Seattle High School 23,
Portland High School 0.
At Portland Ex-College Stars 8,
Multnomah 0. ...
At Salem Salem High School -25,
East Portland High School 0. Che
mawa 5, Salem High School, second
At Forest Grove Portland Acad-
emy second 5. Pacific University sec
At Butte Butte High School 23;
Bozeman High School 0.
At Albany Columbia University
17, Albany College 0.
At Spokane Spokane High ' 22, Ta
coma High 0.
a fair catch, but Cornell failed the goal.
On a long forward pass Van Orman car
ried the ball over for a touchdown, Wal
ders kicking goal.
SKATTLE WINS FROM PORTLAND
Superior Weight Piles Up Scores Till
Result Is 23 to 0.
SEATTLE, Wash.. Nov. 9. (Specials
Seattle High School redeemed Itself for
Its defeat in Spokane last Saturday at
the expense of Portland today. The final
score stood 23 to 0 In favor of the local
lads. Had the game gone longer the
score might have been larger. The sec
ond half was but 15 minutes long, instead
of the regular 25, as It was getting dark.
Latourette gave some brilliant flashes of
speed in running back punts and his work
was the feature for Portland.
The Portland boys were not husky
enough for Seattle and were frequently
laid out. Coyle reeled off plays in a
hurry and the big fellows swept Portland
off its feet. Coyle Interrupted a forward
pass by Portland and ran 20 yards. Only
a few plays more and the ball was taken
over five minutes after the kick-off. Two
forward passes netted Seattle 60 yards
and then Jay Smith sprinted for another
Seattle had the ball within two yards
of' the goal again when time was called
for the first half. Two more touchdowns
In the second half brought the score up
to 23 to 0. The lineup:
Seattle. Position. Portland.
McKay L.E Hlckson
Henry L.T Smith
McDonald L.G Row
Kvane C Oerstach
Gil. O'Nell R.G Lawrence
Rokrs . R.r... . Shearer-Starker
Hurke R.B Dabney
Coyle Q Latourette
lay Smith L.H McKlnley
R. Smith. Gepnec.R.H Hastings
Westover F Meiers
Time of halves 25 and 15 minutes. Touch
downs Jay Smith, 2; Roggs. Gepner. Goals
kicked Coyle, 3. Allen referee; Carver um
pire; Huntoon, tleld Judge.
Nebraska's Men Again Win.
SEATTLE. Wash.. Nov. 9. (Special.)
Tn hard-fought gridiron battle, the eleven
from the battleship Nebraska this after
noon administered defeat to the men rep
resenting the Seattle Athletic Club by a
score of 9 to 4. The Navy men werei
backed up by an enthusastic crowd of
rooters, including Admiral Burwell and
Captain Nichols of the Nebraska.
Yale Defeats Brown.
NEW HAVEN. Conn.. Nov. 9. Yale
played great football today when she
defeated the strong Brown team, 22
to 0. Brown worried Yale in the first
half, which ended with six points for
the local men, but In the second period
the blue outclassed the brown players
in all departments of the game and
held them back when a touchdown
seemed to be a certainty.
Aberdeen 10; Olympia 6.
ABERDEEN. Wash., Nov. 9. (Spe
cial.) The Olympia High School eleven
was defeated this afternoon by the
Aberdeen High School, 10 to 6.
Oldtlme Pedestrian' on Way.
SYRACUSE. N. Y.. Nov. 9.-Edward
Payson Weston, the pedestrian on his
way from Portland, Me., to Chicago, ar
rived here, this evening.
Quaker Beats Englishman.
PHILADELPHIA. Nov. 9. Billy Papke
had tne better of the six-round bout with
Pat O'Keefe, of Great Britain, at the
National Athletic Club tonight.
The parishioners of Wood, a village In
East Dorset. England, sent their churcn
bells, dated ItiOti. 1659 and 173. to tne
founders to be tuned and new ones added
to the veal, and their return was mane k
STANFORD WINS OUT
California College Rivals Draw
Crowd of 12,000.
CARDINAL IN GREAT FORM
Fourth Consecutive Victory of Paloj
Alto Over Yearly Contestants Is
Keplete With Plays That
Bring Crowd to 1'eet.
PALO ALTO. Cal.. Nov. 9. (Special.)
Stanford won her fourth consecutive foot
ball victory from California this after
noon on the home grounds, defeating the
Blue and Gold fifteen by a score of 21
The game today was by far the classi
est exhibition of Rugby that has ever
been seen on Stanford Field, the numer
ous scores keeping the spectators keyed
up to the highest pitch and adding the ex
citement of uncertainty to a wonderful
battle. Over 12,000 people witnessed the
California led at the close of the first
half by a score -of 8-5 but In the second
period the Stanford backfield was Irre
sistible and during the last ten minutes
drove over two tries in quick succession,
clinching a game already won.
Fejiton s wonderful work was easily the
sensational feature of the day. His kick
ing relieved many dangerous situations.
Holman had all his speed today and
played a magnificent game at wing, his
runs through a scattered field bringing
the Cardinal bleachers to their feet again
and again. Johns.' Butler, Dwiggins- and
Stow put up the features for California.
SAX FRANCISCO RACES OP EX
Handicap at Emeryville Is Won by
SAN FRANCISCO. Nov. 9. Ten thou
sand people were present at the opening
of the Winter racing season at Emery
ville today. Following the custom an out
sider. Jack Nunnally, won the opening
handicap. Nunnally - ran a sensational
race, swerving all over the track. He
closed like a cyclone and won from Mont
gomery by a nose. Twenty-eight -books
cut in, and notwithstanding the financial
stringency the play was heavy. The re
Seven furlongs Martinmas won. Phalanx
second. Progress third ; time, 1:26.
Mile and SO yards, selling Elizabeth F.
won. Orchan second. Xabonasear third; time.
One mile, selling Ed Ball won. Cello sec
ond. Pleiades third; time; 1:39 4-5.
One Mile, opening handicap Jack Nunnally
won. Montgomery second. Acrobat third; time.
Five furlongs, purse Magazine won, Papa-
rolta second, General Russell third; time,
Futurity course, purse Sir Brlllar won,
Fireball second. The Mist third; time, 1:09 1-5.
. At Aqueduct.
NEW YORK, Nov. 9. James R.
Keene's Ballot, the favorite at 5 to 2,
won the Edgemoore stakes, one mile
and a furlong, defeating Brookdale
Nymph by a head In a drive.
Mr. Keene's total winnings for the
season to date have been $339,555,
which is the largest amount ever won
by one man on the American turf In a
Six and one-half furlongs Purflane won,
Geo. S. Davis- second. Troublemaker third;
time, 1:21 1-5.
The Queensboro steeplechase handicap,
about 24 miles Thistle Dale won. Bat sec
ond, Jimmy Iane third; time, 5:20.
The Oakdale handicap, six furlonge Royal
Tourist won, Rlalto second, Dorante third;
The Kdgemoore. mile and eighth Ballot
won, Brookdale Nymph second, Nealon third;
One mile Grapple won, Qulnn Brady sec
ond, Robador third; time. 1:41.
Seven furlongs Lotus Brandt won, Trash
second. Gridiron third; time, 1:28 1-6.
Breaks Leg at Football.
ALBANY. Or..' Nov. 9. (Special.)
While playing football with a crowd ot
boys yesterday, Fred Warfield, 12-year-old
son of R. H. Warfield, local manager
for the Pacific States Telephone Com
pany, suffered a broken leg. Young
Warfield was carrying the ball In a
schoolboys' game, when another boy
tackled him, and ho fell in such a man-
EUGENE, Or.. Nov. -9. (Special
ed in 1903. This building Is the h
Portland, the enrollment today be
the resident families by Issuing a
school, there is no doubt the atten
The work of the High School u
of such a 'high character that the i
ftnwth continues it will not be m
and more room will have to be pr
poses of the school, although when
thought, to serve the city 10 or 15
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ner that both bones in his right leg just
above the an.Ue were broken.
Results of Billiard Tourney.
ST. - LOUIS. Nov. 9. The fourth game
of the world's championship three-cushion
billiard tourney, played today, re
sulted: John Daly. 50; high run. 4; aver
age. .52; Jesse McLean, 32; high run, 7:
The fifth game tonight resulted: Alfred
de Oro, 50; high run, 4; average, .625;
Joseph Capron, 26: high run, 7; average,
TINNED POTATOES ON MENU
Marines Must Eat Canned Vegeta
bles During Long Voyage.
OREGONIAN NEWS BUREAU, Wash
ington, Nov. 9. Canned potatoes are
the latest novelty to be added to the
Naval bill of fare. It has been custom
ary heretofore to use fresh potatoes on
board of American warships, but the
long cruise of the battleship fleet to
the Pacific presents a problem never
before laid before the culinary artists
of the Navy, and the difficulty is over
come by the purchase of canned pota
toes to take the place of the fresh
The Navy Department has authorized
the purchase of 100.000 pounds of
tinned potatoes, the first of this class
of provisions to be purchased for the
Navy. The canned vegetables have
been the subject of test by the Army
Commissaries in the Philippines and in
Alaska, and the reports of them are
most satisfactory. The difficulty has
been In getting the canners to put up
potatoes and other vegetables In this
form, for which there has hitherto
been little demand.
It is considered by the Navy Depart
ment that the increased cost of the
tinned potatoes will not amount to as
much as the loss In the fresh vegeta
bles, of which 500,000 pounds will be
carried for the ships destined for the
cruise to the Pacific Coast. The fresh
vegetables and the canned vegetables
which are to be bought for that occa
sion will not suffice to furnish the ships
with potatoes during the entire cruise,
and additional arrangements will have
to be made for supplying potatoes and
other vegetables during the voyage.
The potato will not keep at sea more
than eight weeks, and in that time the
loss may be kept down only by great
Archie Goldsmith, traveling sales
man for Flelschner. Mayer & Company,
who has been abroad for the past seven
months, has returned.
J. P. Bloch, formerly of Portland
and now of Seattle, is in the city on
a business trip and incidentally meet-!
ing his friends. He Is accompanied by
CHICAGO, Nov. 9. (Special.) William
H. Smith, of Portland. Or., Is at the
CHICAGO, Nov. .8. (Special.) Port
land people at Chicago hotels: At the
Great Northern, M. R. Colby and wife.
NEW YORK, Nov. 9. (Speclal.)-North-west
people at New York hotels:
From Seattle Mlssea Stevens, at the
From Salem, Or. F. A. Dix, at the
From Everett. Wash. C. F. Manning
and wife, at the Marlborough.
Arrivals and Departures.
SAN FRANCISCO. Nov. 9.Arrlved
Steamer Minnie E. Kelton, from Milwaukee;
British steamer Cralghall. from Astoria.
Called German steamer Denderah. for
Seattle: harkentlne Inngard. for Honolulu;
steamer Olympic, for Bellingham. Arrived
Steamer Svea, from Grays Harbor; steamer
Tamalpals, from Grays Harbor; British
steamer Wellington, from Ladysmlth: steam
er President, from Victoria.
Astoria, Nov. 9. Sailed British steamer
Garscube. for United Kingdom.
Honolulu. Nov. 9. Arrived United States
steamer Dlx. from Manila.
Victoria, Nov. 9. Arrived Steamer
Kazembe, from Auckland, New Zealand.
J. M. Keith Goes Insane.
J. M. Keith, the restaurant man who
attempted suicide Friday, is now con
fined in the County Jail. He became
violently insane at the Good Samaritan
Hospital yesterday, and was removed by
the police. He made an attempt to kill
himself with a razor In a First-street
hotel "while mentally unbalanced. He
has been 111 for several months.
Submarine signal bells have been ordered
by the French government. They are oper
ated by pneumatic power and are to T
placed at the ends of the piers at Calais,
Boulogne and Havre. Also a suhmann
signal buoy - Is - to be placed for trial, off
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HIGH SCHOOL HAS A LARGE ATTENDANCE.
) The above is a photograph of the
ome of the largest high school in the
lng a little over 330 students. Had not the board felt obliged to protect
n order that their children should have first privileges in entering the
dance would be upward of 350 at this time.
nder City Superintendent Lewis Alderman and Principal George Hug is
ncrease next year will certainly be a considerable percentage, and, if the
any terms until every bit of available
ocr.red. The assembly room at the present time Is too small for the pur-
lt was completed four years ago It
THOMAS TAKES WIFE OX POM
MERX'S FIRST FLIGHT.
Travels From Philadelphia to New
York, Accompanied by Erb
slohe, Champion Aeronaut.
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 9. Carrying a
woman among its passengers, the big
German balloon Pommern, which won
the recent international balloon race,
made an ascension today from Point
Breeze, in the southern section of this
city. The woman Is the wife of Dr.
Julian P. Thomas, of New York, who re
cently purchased the balloon from Its
German owner, who was also a passen
ger. The balloon formerly belonged to
Oscar Erbslohe, who piloted It today.
Others who made the trip Included the
following: Captain T. T. Lovelace, a
member of the Aero Club of America, and
Lieutenant Robert T. Henderson, chief
engineer of the battleship Missouri.
Because of Mrs. Thomas' presence In
the balloon, the trip will be of only one
day's duration. The party Intends -to de
scend a number of times and make va
rious experiments of interest to balloon
iFts. The balloon sailed toward the north
west. The balloon Pommern descended tonight
in a sparsely settled outlying district In
the Bronx. -.
Nearly Wins Grand Prize.
PARIS. Nov. 9. Henry Farman. the
aeronaut, all but succeeded in his at
tempt today for the grand. prize, making
a complete circle tn the circumference of
a milometer and returning to the point
of departure. In a flight of 1 minutes
the aeroplane traveled more than a kilo
meter but descended 150 yards before the
circle was completed. Another attempt
will be made next week.
EXPATIATES IN FRANCE
(Continued From Page 4.)
American residents here, he Is not espe
cially devoted to the automobile, prefer
ring horses to motors as a rule.
Gardner's House Full of Pictures.
Frank L. Gardner's house, built along
the fortifications of Paris at La Muette,
on Avenue Raphael, and to the west of
the Pnssy district, is famous among
Parisians as well as his own countrymen
It Is filled with art objects, which he ha3
gathered from many sources, at an ex
penditure, say those who should know,
of little. If any, less than a round two
millions of dollars, not francs.
Gardner started life In Philadelphia.
As a theatrical agent or manager he
went to Australia. There he deserted ths
business end of histrionics, went in for
gjld mining, struck it rich and amassed
a fortune; how large may be conjectured
only, but Parisians and his countrymen
here put It at from 50 millions to one and
a half times that great sum dollais
again, rot francs. For some time after
coming here he remained president of the
Golden Horseshoe Mining Company, and
at one time was Interested in the manu
facture of automobiles. He relinquished
his mining presidency some time ago,
however, has given up automobile mak
ing, and Is now a man of leisure. He
had lived here 20 years and knows every
body who is In the swim.
Gardner" art collection really is worth
while, although, of course, it contains
some things probably that are not of the
first water: He owns one of the five au
thenticated detached paintings by Michael
Ai gelo. He hHS a "life-size"-portrait of
Philip II.. by Titian, and Raphael s cele
brated Venus and Cupid, besides a lot of
statuary, ivory carvings and other fine
things. A baptismal font made for Na
poleon III Is also in Gardner's possession
and, with fine American lack of rever
ence for imperial relics, he has turned
it into a bird cage. He likewise owns a
music box which was presented to that
son of the first Napoleon who was made
King of Rome and called l'Aiglon, anil
who lives again on the stage sometimes,
In the person of Sarah Bernhardt i.-r
Maude Adams, as the case may be.
Gardner's greatest joy perhaps is the
Venus and Cupid by Raphael, for which
he paid $75,000. It was originally In the
collection of a certain Prince Borghese,
an Italian of the same family as the
Prince of that name who recently outdis
tanced all competitors in an automobilo
trip from Pekln to Paris. Gardner had a
great time getting the picture to Paris,
owing to the Italian government's rule
that no great objects of art should Lo
taken out of Italy.
The canvas, which is about 36 by 48
Inches In size, was, and still Is, Inclosed
under-glass In an elaborate gilt frame.
In order to make Its removal easier the
purchaser had a part of this frame re
moved and then hired a clever Italian
artist to paint another picture on the
Eugene High School building erect-
State of Oregon, outside the City of
space will be crowded to the limit
was made large enough, so the board
GIVES PORTLAHDERS GREAT
OPPORTUNITY TO PROFIT
PRESENT DROP IN PIANO PRICES KEEPS EILERS PIANO HOUSE
BUSY ALL THE WEEK.
If You Pay All or Half Cash Now, You Gain Big Discount in Addition to the
Usual Substantial Saving Made Possible Through Eilers Modern Methods
and Liberal Policy Splendid List of Famous Makes to Choose From.
$550.00 Styles Go Now for $366.00 $335.00 Styles Cut Now to $214.00.
Checks, Deposit Accounts or Clearing-House Certificates Will Be Taken.
Terms Can Also Be Arranged, if You Wish.
"It's an 111 wind that blows nobody
good." The present financial flurry
has cc-rtainly given a number of Port
land people occasion to substantially
profit. Opportunity for piano buying
was never better, seldom as favorable,
and will not likely again be equaled
for a long time to come. Prices are
down, there is no question about that.
Of course, everyone must realize that
present iinanclal conditions are but
temporary. It is just a sort of "thun
der storm." as it were lots of noise,
a little shower In which a few high
financiers may get wet and a sort of
general scurry on the part of every
body to get under cover; "but, never
fear, there is too murn wheat, timber,
gold, too many apples and too gener
ous a supply of many other commodi
ties on the Pacific Coast, and particu
larly In Oregon and its tributary ter
ritory to allow any long-continued
scarcity of ready money or prosperity.
The gold Is already beginning to flow
Westward and In a very little time the
"thunder storm" will have given awav
to blue skies and sunshine. But to
get bask to the point.
Our Kastern piano factories need
largre sums Immediately to handle their
tremendous. Fall and holiday business.
With a tight money market in the
Eastern centers this ready cash is a
little hard to obtain. They have of
fered us large extra discounts now for
Immediate payment of unmatured hills.
We wont to take advantage of those
additional concessions in wholesale
cost. We want to help our Eastern
factories and it gives us an opportun
ity to offer our patrons many money
savlngr bargains for those who pur
chase at once.
We shall continue for a few days
glass. Thus disguised it was brought
away without difficulty. Although nec
esarlly the precious canvas was shoved
under the very nose of an Inspector whose
duty It was to detect all such subter
fuges, he never examined it at all.
.The picture made a great stir here and
has been written up and reproduced in
some of the American papers, but, to the
cmusement of those who are familiar with
It and its history, one "art critic" de
scribed it in an elaborate article as ".i
beautiful Madonna and Child." It Is a
beautiful picture, but the "Child" has
wings, while the "Madonna's" face has
not a trace of a Madonna in Its expres
sion and no halo encircles the head. Mr.
Gardner has been offered by a London
collector $165,000, more than twice the
price he paid, for the canvas.
The Gardner collection Includes several
fine Rembrandts, besides the works of
other noted old and new masters. His
religious and ecclesiastical pictures are
unusually good. He Is fond of the auto
mobile and Is often seen at the races.
Some years ago he owned a string of
horses, but he disposed of them long ago.
The Famous Hoff Clianteau. .
Located about 35 miles southwest of
Paris, the Chateau du Breau, now occu
pied by Mr. and Mrs. John Jacob Hoff. is
one of the most famous American houses
in all France. Mr; Hoff Is a Standard OH
man, of religious temperament and a
prominent supporter - of the American
Presbyterian Ohurch, on the Rue de
Berri, of which the Rev. Chauncey Good
rich Is pastor. It is the second largest
and most prosperous Protestant church
In the French capital, the American Epis
copal Church, on the Avenue de l'Alma,
of which the Rev. Dr. J. B. Morgan Is the
rector, being first.
Mrs. Hoff was Grace Whitney, of De
troit, the daughter of a lumber king, and
she is counted the richest American
woman in her own right now living In
Paris. It is understood here that her In
heritance, on her father's death, includ
ed a fund that produces $25,000 a year,
which, by the terms of the will, she Is to
devote to philanthropic purposes. At all
events, her charities have made her fa
mous, alike in Paris and the cities of the
states, and the Hostel for American Art
Students on the Boulevard St. Michel, In
the Latin Quarter, the Young Woman's
Chrlstlai Association in the Rue Ue Tu
rin and the tea room In the Rue Cambon
are as famous as their founder.
The Chateau du Breau is near the Ablls
station on the Orleans railroad, and not
far from Rambouillet, but Mr. Hoff, who
is at hl. office in Paris daily, except
when he lakes his "holidays." comes to
town In one of the half-dozen autos
which' the Hoff establishment boasts.
The chateau was built in the time of
King Henry IV, the old moat and draw
bridge still exists, and the grounds cover
60 or 60 acres at the least.
At one time it was known as the' "Cha
teau du Breau sans Nappe," because of
the big stone table in the grounds of the
place, from which Henry IV Is said some
times to have dined al fresco occasionally
without having any one take the trouble
to lay the cloth. The legend may or may
not be true; the stone dining table still
stands In one of the many gardens of the
Du Breau grounds, and is the object of
much curiosity and comment.
Much of the estate is covered with fine
old trees, growing thickly as In a forest
In some parts, but In others intersected
with well-kept walks and drives, while
near the great house there are broad
lawns, elaborate gardens and "plashing"
fountains, the whole forming one of the
finest private parks in France.
Tuck's Villa at Malmalson
Edward Tuck, another rich American
resident of Paris, has a villa adjoining
the famous Chateau Malmaison, where
the Empress Josephine died, and has
bought all the land nearby that he could
get. He Is a brother of Judge Manna
duke Tuck, of Egyptian achievements
and fame, and of such wide sympathies
and friendships that he has both John
.Plerpont Morgan and William Jennings
Bryan as his guests when they are In
Paris, although I have not heard that he
ever had them at his house together.
He has finished and furnished his place
in fine style; so fine. Indeed, that some
enthusiastic visitor has described It as
"hardly less splendid than a royal pal
ace." Tuck Is a man of great wealth and
a devoted automoblllst. He has len
made a knight of the Legion of Honor
for his charities, and he Is a prominent
member of the American Episcopal
Sail de Jonge, whose house is on the
Avenue d'lena, has been a Parisian resi
dent for about 15 years, and although his
name looks about as foreign as It pos
sibly can. Is a sure-enough American,
who will be remembered by some old
time New Yorkers as a broker of other
days, with the Vanderbllts among his
steadiest and most profitable customers.
He is tall, wears side whiskers, and la
supposed to have barrels of money, much
of which he has spent on pictures and
other beautiful things, the possession nt
which has made his house known as a
real treasury of art.
John Evans, nephew of the late Dr.
Thomas Bvans, who introduced tooth sur
gery of the most approved sort into
Paris, is a highly characteristic member
longer the special discounts in effect
last week. These reductions are cer
tainly substantial enough to compel
attention from any contemplative
piano buyer. It is a special offer that
positively cannot be duplicated In any .
other plano-selllng establishment in
this part of the country. Think of
buying such worlA-renowned makes as
the Chlckering. Kimball. Hobart M.
Cable, Sohmer, Story & Clark. Bush .fc
Gerts, Schumann, Lester, Haddorff,
Crown, Kohler & Campbell and others
equa-lly popular on a basis whtch
means $550.00 styles for $368.00
S450.0C styles for $311.00 $375.00
styles for $234.00 $330.00 styles for
$214.00 and $275.00 styles for $178.0J,
iind every sale covered by the famoun
Eilers guarantee your money back It
you're not .satisfied. Just stop nnd fig
ure the saving out. Don't take our
word for it. Come see for yourselves.
We will guarantee that you cannot be
gin to equal any such values any
While the present special prices are
based on all cash, we will still take half
cash at the special sale figures. More
than this. If you are not prepared to
pay even half cash, we will arrange
terms to suit and allow you such por
tion of the extra discount as your
first payment will entitle you. If you
have money 'in any established bank
we will take your check, or deposit
certificate, or clearing-house certifi
cate. In addition to these Instru
ments we have several specially at
tractive exchanged Instruments, more
fully described In our small ad In the
classified columns, which will be of
fered tomorrow morning in our bar
gain salesrooms. The House of High
est Quality, Eilers Piano House, 3o3
of the landed proprietor division of the
American colony here. He bears the title
of Marquis d'Oyley. granted by the Pope
In recognition of his services to the Em
press Eugenie, services which were not
mentioned at all In Dr. Evans' account
of the escape of Bugenle, because, gossip
goes, they were bad friends for many
The home of tho Marquis dentist for he
practices his profession as assiduously as
he could had he never received a title is
the famous Chateau Sans Souci. located
at Bellevue.afewmllps to the southwest of
Paris, near Saint Cloud. It Is a place
of much historical Interest, and near
by there are remains of an under
ground passage that used to connect
the house with one of the several royal
chateaus In the neighborhood. The
Marquis d'Oyley looks to be 60 or 65,
but very well preserved. He Is tall
and very straight, perhaps because of
his life-long devotion to fencing.
Swordsmanship appears to have been a
hobby with him; it was his Intention to
make his son, the late Alester Evans,
the finest swordsman in ail France.
Such a decision would not seem very
important one way or another In the
United States, but In France It made
the Marquis and his son almost per
sonages, especially as the most ex
pensive fencing teachers were h)red for
the younger man, who early showed,
that ultimately he might realize his
Early In the 20s. however, young
Evans killed himself for a Peruvian
beauty with whom he had been infat
uated for some time, and from whom
his parents had tried to separate him,
but in vain. The death of young Evans
made plenty of stir, alike In the landed
American colony and out of It. It was
hinted freely that possibly his death
was not suicide, but nothing came of
the hints. He had threatened several
times to kill himself, and once had sent
premature news of his suicide to his
father and mother, so when he was
really dead they did not believe the
message they received about it.
Alfred -Clark, well known in the
commercial section of the colony for
some years, has done so well that he
was able to buy the Chateau de la
Roche at Charge, In the department of
Indre et Loire, some two or three years
ago. This house la about 40 miles
from Paris, just about far enough to
make the auto run from home to the
office In the morning and back at night
pleasant dally diversions.
Mr. Clark hopes his art collection will
be as fine ultimately as Mr. Gardner's.
It includes tapestries, bronzes, old
carved furniture, etc., as well as pic
tures, many of which were selected by
Mr. Clark's friend, Leslie Cauldwell,
who used to be a painter, but who,
alas! has deserted the brush and palette
in Paris for commercial life In the
The two most famous American
owned houses In Paris, of course, are
the Gould - Castellane palace, at the
corner of the Avenue Malakoff and the
Avenue Bois de Boulogne, and the
house built in the Place des Etats Unls
by Julian Story as a residence for him
self and his songbird wife. The Amer
ican Ambassador has occupied the lat
ter house for some time; It belongs to
Story and not to Eames, and now that
they have been divorced she is not
likely ever to live In it again.
Since the divorce between the Count
Castellane and Anna Gould she has
occupied the replica of the Grand Tri
anon which she had built ifor their
Joint home and, where her boys are
being brought up.
Mrs. Collls P. Huntington's newly-acquired
residence, the palace-like, wall
Inclosed, embowered mansion built by
Baron Hirsch, on Avenue Gabriel, is one
of the best-known houses In Paris, and
as much talked about as the Hunting
ton house on Fifth avenue In New
York, so long unoccupied because it
was supposed to be unlucky. Another
house recently built for Mrs. Hershey
Eddy, an. American, at Andressy, Is
much talked of. because its plans were
made by Sardou's son, who has turned
The house of the millionaire Due de
Loubat, that interesting Franco-American
whose father founded the family
fortunes by building the first tramways
of Paris, and who has given a lot of
money to American universities as
well as to various French educational
Institutions, has a relatively modest
house on the Rue d'Umont Durvllle. He
is a great archaeologist, and has sup
ported many excavations In various
parts of the world.
The chateau that was occupied by
President Corey, of the steel trust, for
some time after his marriage with Ma
belle Gllmen is near Versailles, be
tween Verriere and Palalseaux, only a
few miles from Paris. Nobody in Paris
knows whether he means to occupy It
again and nobody cares much whether
he does or not. His arrival at this
metropolis of pleasure attracted scant
attention, as perhaps he hoped It would
his departure less, and he made so
little of an Impression even upon the
American colony that most of Its mem
bers have forgotten where the chateau
is located, even.
(Copyright, 1907, by Dexter Marshall.)
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