The Sunday Oregonian. (Portland, Ore.) 1881-current, April 24, 1910, SECTION TWO, Page 18, Image 34

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Passenger Boat to Be Placed
on Tillamook Route.
Xi, P. Brandstetter Tnkcs Option on
Passenger Boat and Will Make
Three Trips . Weekly Between.
Astoria and Tillamook Bay.
, Within two weeks a passenger
t earner will be placed on the run be
tween Tillamook and Astoria." maklnjf
three round trips weekly. This will
greatly relieve the congested condition
of present traffic. L. P. Brandstetter.
manager end chief stockholder of the
Portland & Tillamook Bay Steam
ship Company, returned yesterday
fron "illamook and has announced that
he has taken the option on a steam
ship for. service between Astoria and
Tillamook. The vessel has accommoda
tions for 48 people with berths and for
100 people on a daylight run.
Air. Brandstetter announces, further,
that the steamship Golden Gate will be)
kept in the freight service between
Portland and Tillamook Bay. The- new
boat will not come up the river. The
craft on which the option is held is a
vessel measuring 104 feet in length. 24
feet beam and drawing eight feet of
water, loaded. It is stated that she
will be able to make 13 .miles an
The Portland & Tillamook Steam
ship Company,- headed by Mr. Brand
stetter. formerly operated the steam
ship Argo between Portland and Til
lamook Bay. That vessel was lost No
vember 26, 1909, and later the steam
ship Golden Gate, formerly a fishing
boat, was purchased and placed on the
.Portland-Tillamook run. The Golden
Gate is a freight packet and has no
accommodations for passengers. It is
in the paRsenger traffic that the great
est returns are made.
It has been rumored that the steam
ship lydia Thompson, purchased by
Captain Good of Portland, recently at
Seattle, was the craft on which Brand
stetter had the option. It is hardly
possible that this is the case, as the
Thompson is a vessel much smaller
than the one mentioned by Mr. Brand
stetter and In addition she has not a
license for outside waters.
IVench Vessel Will Return to Port
. land With Full Cargo.
4 Two vessels were reported as char
tered yesterday for outward loading at
Portland. The French bark Vlncennes,
. Captain Noel, out from Astoria Decem
ber 1. with grain from Portland for
6 the United Kingdom, has been taken to
;load at London for the return voy
age to the Columbia River. She Is due
finit and with ordinary dispatch should
;be off the Columbia River late In No
vember. The Vlncennes Is an old
jtrader at this port.
. The French bark St. Rogatlen, now
' en route from Guaymas to Sydney. Is re
ported to have been taken for outward
loading of wheat. She will probably
bring coal north from Newcastle. With
'ordinary good luck the St. Rogatlen
will be ready to receive cargo at this
port in August or September.
Coos Bay Plans Are Changed by
' Wrecking of Santa Clara.
; MARSHFIELD. Or., April 23. (Spe-
rial.) It Is believed here that the
North Pacific Steamship Company will
lease the dock and warehouse which
lias for some time past been used by
.the steamer Alliance, which was re
.cently put out of service. It. was an
. nounced that the Santa Clara was to
c ome in here soon, but the wrecking of
' that vessel at Eureka prevented the
arrangement being carried out.
It is said, however, that the North
Pacific Company will secure some other
boat to run into Coos Bay and compete
for the Portland trade.
Ship Arctic Stream Will Be Finished
by Next Tuesday.
Orders were Issued yesterday for the
' -work on the British ship Arctic Stream
to be rushed to completion. The craft
s under charter to Kerr. Gifford & Co.,
' ind began loading wheat yesterday
morning. It is the intention to finish
her by Tuesday evening. The vessel
will clear for the United Kingdom for
, Two lumber ships finished yesterday
and will clear tomorrow. The French
'ship Crillon has on board close to 1.
. fiOO.000 feet and will clear for Delagoa
Bay. The French bark Bossuet will
proceed to Dunedin. v
i Captain Parsons Brings Xewport.
; In command of Captain E. D. Par
sons the steamship Newport arrived up
yesterday from Eureka. It Is the in
' tentlon to place the Newport on a reg
i ular run between Portland and points
on the Coqullle River. Captain Par
' sons was formerly master of the
steamship Alliance and later took
charge of the GoldeTi Gate. He was a
passenger on the Santa Clara at the
!; time she was wrecked. The Newport
.' will be handled by A. Dunham, a well
known steamship man, and Harry
' Young will act as local agent.
Dredge Will Work at Linnton.
In tow of three tugs the Port of
Portland dredge Columbia arrived up
yesterday afternoon from Clifton and
' anchored at I.lnnton, where she will be
a small amount of work on the chan
' nell off that place.
: The Columbia has been engaged at
Clifton, where she has been taking
, sand from the river bottom for a fill.
' The work at Clifton was the first ser
vice performed for the present season.
, The Columbia will be at Linnton for
about a week.
' Captain Rogers' Body Recovered.
The body of Captain Elmer Rogers,
master of the launch Wknderer. who
was drowned near Midway on the
' Lower Columbia, was recovered late
'yesterday afternoon and taken to II
' waco. Divers located the body within
a short distance of the place where
the unfortunate man fell overboard.
Rogers was a resident of Ilwaco and
had relatives at that place.
v . . Fire Protection Granted.,
i V
! ASTORIA. Or.. April 23. (Special.
' Authority has been granted by the de
partment for the installation of a gaso
j; line engine, pump and pipes for fire
j protection at the Federal quarantine
! station on. the north shore of the Co
lumbia River. Bids on the -work will
be opened soon by Dr. Holt.
Astoria Marine Notes.
ASTORIA, Or., April 23. (Special. 1
The steam schooner Klamath sailed for
San Francisco today with a cargo of
1.055.000 feet of lumber loaded at St.
The. steam schooner Northland sailed
today for San Francisco with a cargo of
200,000 feet of lumber, loaded at Portland.
200,000 feet loaded at Linnton and. 440,000
feet loaded at Rainier.
The steam schooner Newport arrived
late last night from San Francisco and
will load lumber at Portland.
The British abip Brabloch sailed to
day for the United Kingdom with a
cargo of grain from Portland.
The steamer Rose City, with freight
and passengers from Portland and
Astoria, sailed this evening for Ban
The British ship Manx King finiehed
loading lumber at the Hammond mill
today for Adelaide, Australia, the. greater
portion of her cargo having been taken
on at Portland. She will sail as soon
as a crew can be secured.
Marine Xotes.
The steam schooner Yosemite sailed
from Prescott last night with a full
cargo for San Francisco. '
From Coos Bay ports with passengers
and freight, the steamship Ramona la
due to arrive thjs afternoon.
The steamship Sue H. Elmore arrived
Dm to Arrive
Kerne. From. TJate
Celja. ......... Honrkonc ... In port
Rygja Otaru In port.
Falcon Han Franolace In port.
8u H. Blmor. TillamooK... I" port.
0o. W. Elder. .San Padre... Apr. 24
lltmona Com Bar Apr. 24
Ooldan Oata... Tillamook. ... Apr. 24
Kanaai Clur... San Francisco Apr. .25
Roanofca. ...... Ban Pedro... May 1
Boa CUT Ban FranctaecMay 2
Hanrik Ibsen. ..Honekone... June 1
Hercules. .....Honkonc.... June 4
Scheduled to Depart.
Kama. For Sat.
Ooldan Oat. ..Tillamook. ... Apr. 25
Geo. W. JSI4r. .Ban Pedro. .. Apr. 28
Bella ....Honakonc... Apr. -'0
flue H. Elmora. Tillamook... Apr. 2fl
RysJa Honarkona-.... Apr. 27
Falcon. ...... ..Ban Pedro... Apr. 27
Ramona. ..... .Cooa Hay.... Apr. 27
Kanaaa City. .. Ban Franclaeo Apr. 30
Roanoke. ......San Franclaoo May :i
Rose City Ban Franclaeo May 8
Henxik Ibsen. . HonKkona. ...June 12
Hercules. .... ..Hongkong-. ... Juna IS
Entered Saturday.
Tosemtte, American steamship
(Reiner), with general cargo from
fian Pedro.
Falcon, American steamship,
(Dahlqulst), with general cargo from
San Francisco.
Rosecrana, American steamship
(Moore), with fuel oil from San
Cleaved Saturday.
Luzon, American achooner (Nel
son), -with 740,000 feet of lumber for
. Bovdoin, American steamship
Tlbbetta), with 700,000 feet of lum
ber for San Pedro.
Rosecrana, American steamship
(Moore), with ballast for San Fran
cisco. up yesterday forenoon from Tillamook
Bay ports with general cargo.
The steamship North King. Tor
Nushagak, crossed out yesterday. She
has a full cargo of cannery supplies.
With a full cargo of-lumber for San
Francisco, the steam achooner J. Marl
hoffer sailed from St. Helens yester
day. . With 165 passengers and a full cargo
of freight, the steamship. Rose City
sailed for San Francisco at 9:16 o'clock
yesterday morning.
Arrtvals and Departures.
PORTLAND. April 23. Arrived Steam
ship Sue H. Elmore, from Tillamook Bay;
steamship K"alcon, from San Francisco;;
eteamship Xewport. from Eureka. Sailed
steamship Rose City, for San Francisco;
steamship J. Marhoffer. from St. Helens for
San Francisco; steamship JBowdoln. from
Prescott for San Krariciscd.
Astoria, Or., April 28. Condition at the
mouth of the river at 6 P. M., amooth; wind
northwest, la miles; weather cloudy. Ar
rived and left up during the night Steamer
Elmore, from Tillamook, and Newport, from
Yaqulna. Sailed at 4:30 A. M. Steamer
Northlands for San Franclaeo. Sailed at
10 A. M. Steamer Klamath, for San Pedro.
Sailed at 12 noon British bark Brabloch,
for Queenstown or Falmouth. Arrived down
at 3:30 P. M. and sailed Steamer Rose City,
tor San Francisco.
San Franclaeo. April 23. Sailed at 12
noon Steamer Kansas City, for Portland.
Arrived at 3 P. M. Steamer Tamalpals,
from Portland. Sailed last night Steamer
Johan Poulsen, for Portland.
Coos Bay. April 23. Sailed Steamer Ra
mona. for Portland.
Eureka, April i3. Passed last night
Steamer George W. Elder, from San Pedro
for Portland.
Queenstown, April 23. Arrived yesterday
German bark Parn&ssos, from Portland.
Dublin. April 23. Arrived April 21 Brit
ish bark Howard . Troop, from Port
land. SAN FRANCISCO. April 23. Arrived
Steamer Daisy Mitchell, from Grays Harbor;
upamer Tamalpals, from Columbia River
Btrtuner Kalrhaven. from Port Ludlow.
Sailed Ship Santa Clara, for Alitaic; ship
McLaurln, for Bristol Bay; steamer Kansas'
City, for Portland: schooner Ot tulle Fjord, for
Tnalaska; ehip Star of Scotland, for Loring
ateamer Jim Butler, for Seattle; barkentlne
Kohala, for Puget Sound; steamer Governor
for Seattle; V. 6. S. Explorer, for Seattle
steamer Westerner, for Grays Harbor; steamer
Wasp, for Coos Bay.
Ta coma, April 23. Arrived Japanese steam
er Tacoma Mara, from Seattle; steamer
Queen, from Seattle. Departed Steamer Wat
son, for Sound ports; British steamer Long-ahl-pe.
for China.
Seattle. April 23. Arrived Japanese steam
er Tacoma Maru. from Tacoma-. Departed
Steamer Jeanle. for Tacoma; at earner Queen
for Tacoma: steamer Seward for Cordova,"
Japanese steamer Tacoma Maru, for Tacoma. '
Tides at Astoria Sunday.
High. T-ow.
0:S A. M 8.5 fet7:30 A. M......0.5 foot
1.33 P. M 7.8 feet7:32 P. M. 2.6 feet
O. A. C. Junior Girls Win Game.
LEGE, Corvallis, Aprfl 23. (Special.)
Before a crowd, which taxed the capac
ity of the College Armory the first
games of the girls lnterclass basket
ball championship series was played
last night. The Juniors won from the
Seniors by a score of 4 to 1 and the
Sophomores scored 6 points to 2.
earned by the Freshmen. The final
match between the winning teams will
be played Wednesday. April 27. Keen
rivalry exists among the Co-eds of the
various classes.
Civil War Veteran Dies at Tacoma.
TACOMA. April 23. E. N. Curl, aged
78 years, died today at his home here
after a long illness. He was a resi
dent uf Dei Moines, la., for 32 years-,
served In the 39th Iowa Infantry in'
the Clvii War, and had been a United
States Inspector In the Customs' Ser
vice since coming to Tacoma In 1889.
A Booklet for Investors.
The Trust & Savings Bank. 204 Dear
born street, Chicago, has Issued a book
let entitled "Botids for Sale Invest
ment," Intended for the use of persong
planning to Invest In bonds for the first
time. Its aim Is to explain in simple
terms the purpose of various classes of
bonds, ,and to Indicate the value of
bonds as safe investments for Indi
viduals, as well as Institutions. Copies
may be had frea upon request.
Low Temperatures Reported
in Wheat Belt.
All Deliveries Show Good Gains at
tlie Close Covering in Shorts
Advances Oats Corn
Tone Healthy.
CHICAGO, April 23. Weather condi
tions played a large part In the course
of wheat prices- and the. low tempera
tures in different sections of the wheat
belt gave added emphasis to reports of
crop damage. September prices went up
from $1.00 to $1.01 and July advanced
from $1.02 to $1.03. May closed at the
top with a net gain of KSlHc at $1.09.
Final figures for July were ic higher at
$1.03, while September, with a similar
gain, closed at $1.01.
Corn prices showed a healthy tone all
day. An improved demand for cash corn
was an important factor. The price of
cash corn -advanced from c to lc. No.
2 yellow sold at 69'ajOo. May traveled
between 68c and Rsac, the other de
liveries moving with it. The close waa
strong with May Sc higher at
The volume of trade In oats exceeded
recent limits and covering by shorts,
with much new Investment, kept prices
advancing most of the session. Septem
ber advanced from 3Sc to 3&c. The
distant - delivery closed' at the top, lc
higher. July and May also closed at the
top. May moved from 42 to 42c and
closed c higher. while July
traveled from 40c to 40c and closed
lc up.
In provisions May pork fell away from
$22.16 to $22.02. The close was weak
with prices from 2c to 15c down. Final
figures on May products: Pork, 10c oft
at $22.02; lard, 2c down at $12.47 and
ribs 7c oft at $12.35.
The leading futures ranged as follows:
Open. High. Low.
May 1.0S $1.09 $1.09
July 1.02 1.03? 1.02
Sept 1.01 V 1-01 4 1.00
$1.0? 74
May BR .58 .58 .BS
July 61- .62 .61- .62
Sept 63 .63 V. .2-vs -63
May 42'4 .4Ii .42 .42
July 40 .40 .40 .40 7a
Sept .39 -39 .384 .39
May 22.12 22.15 22.02 22.02
July 22.32 22.40 22.12 22.12Vi
Sept 22.45 22.45 22.15 22.17
May 12.52 12.52Vi 12.4S
July ... 12.45 12.43 12.35
Sept 12.42 12.42 12.S5
May 12.45 12.4B 12.35
July 12.27 12.27 12.17
Sept 12.25 12.27V. 12.12V4
Cash quotations were a ioiiowi:
Flout Firm. Winter patents. $5 O 5.25;
straights. $4.575.25; Spring patents, $4.56
4.75: bakers, $2.755.
Rye No. 2. 78c.
Barley Feed or mixing. 4350c; fair to
choice malting. 56 63c.
Timothy seed $4.60.
Clover $11.75.
Pork Mess, per barrel, $22.50.
Lard Far 100 pounds. (12.55.
Short ribs Sides (loose!. $12. 2r 12.50.
Sides Short, cleant boxed ). $13. 80 & 13.75.
Grain statistics:
Total clearances of wheat and flour were
equal to 209,000 bushels. Primary receipts
were 258.0 00 bushels, compared with 291,000
bushels the corresponding day a year ago.
Estimated receipts for Monday: Wheat, 12
cars: corn, 86 cars; oats, 165 cars; hogs,
25.000 head.
Flour, barrels 18.S0O
Wheat, bushels 27.600
Corn, bushels 98.700
Oats, bushels 372.600
Rye, bushels 3.000
Barley, bushels 115.800
tiraln in San Francisco.
SAX FRANCISCO. April 23. Wheat
Steady. Barley, weak.
Snot quotations Wheat Shipping, $1.673
Barley Feed. 1-1231.17; brewing. $1.20
Oats Red. $1.3Offl.40; white, $1.4S(g1.58;
blark, nominal.
Call Board sales Wheat, no trading. Bar
ley May. 1.15&1.16: Dec.. $1.12ViiS1.13.
Corn Large, lellow, $1.6(x& 1.B5.
Grain Markets of the ortllweit.
TACOMA. Wash., April 23. Wheat Ex
port: Blueetem. 8.1c; club, 85c. Milling:
Bluestem, WOj?tlc; club, SIJc.
SEATTLE, Wah April 23. Milling quo
tations: Blueatem. 9Sc; club, 90c; fife, 90c;
forty-fold. 91c: red Russian, 87 c. Export
wheat: Bluestem, 90c; club, 87c; fife. 87c
forty-fold. 8Sc; red Russian. 84c. Yester
day's car receipts: Wheat, four cars; oats,
six cars; barley, two cars.
Ktrropean Groin Markets.
LONDON. April 23 -Cargoes, dull and
lower to sell. Walla Walla for shipment at
38a 9d to 39c.
English country markets, quiet; French
country markets, quiet.
LrV'ERTOOI April 23. Wheat May, 7s
7d; July. 7 7sd; October. 7s 6V1. Weather
Now Hold Fifteen Millions Above
the Legal Requirements Con
dition of Canadian Banks.
NBTW YORK. April 23. The statement of
clearing house banks for the week shows
that the banks hold $15.015. 623 more than
the requirements of the 25 per cent reserve
rule. This Is an Increase of $4,035,625 In
the proportionate cash reserve as compared
with last week. The statement follows:
Loans $1,217,319,700 $. 1HS.300
Deposits 1.204,6(iO.:tOO 7.802,500
Circulation 4S.32.4.000 S9.700
Legal tenders 67.181. 9(10 1.098.1O0
Specie 248.908.800 986.900
Reserve 316.1 80.7OO 2.085.000
Reserve required.. 301 .l.-.073 1.950.625
Surplus l3.01.-,r,2.- 4,0.15,625
Ex-U. S. deposits. . 15.406.500 4,034,250
The percentage of actual reserve of the
clearing house banks today was 26.06.
, The statement of banks and trust com
panies of Greater New York not reporting
to the clearing house shows:
Loans $1.1S0.04..000 $3,500,300
Specie .'MI 8K.0OO
Legal tenders 21. 063.9(10 2i!9.600
Total deposits 1,248,670.700 13.014.600
The Financier will say:
According to the monthly bank return,
which has Just teen issued by the Depart
ment of Finance, the Canadian chartered
banks during March resumed the movement
of expansion, which was Interrupted in Jan
uary and February. The gains In deposits
were very large, all four classes showing in
creases. Demarfsl deposits Increased $11.
O00.OO0, notice deposits $8,000,000, deposits
outside Canada $12,000,000, and Government
deposits $2,000,000. The total gain In de
posits was $33,000,000 and. a sit was ac
companied by an expansion In the note cir
culation amounting to $3,600,000. the total
expansion was $37,000,000. which figure
overbalances $20,000,000 the contraction oc
curring In the preceding two months.- .
A heavy Increase In the domestic mer
cantile loans Is also in evidence. The total
shown for this Item $ 64, &50, 05 1es tab-
lishea a new high record. The loans now
are $104,000,000 greater than at the cor
responding date last year.
The available reserves 'show a slight in
crease, owing to the fact that the foreign
call loans and the net bank balances abroad
were Increased by $14,000,000. "
Bank Clearings.
Bank clearings of the Northwestern cities
yesterday were as follows:
Clearings. Balances.
Portlan..d $1.736.1S5 $414,066
Seattle 1.801.2SS 414.837
Tacoma 791.204 61.449
Spokane 1.111.278 239.163
Clearings of Portland. Seattle and Tacoma
for the past weak and corresponding week
In former years were:
Portland. Seattle. Tacoma
1910 $11,937,272 $11,554,849 $4,871,459
1909 6,923.020 10.165.289 4.332,053
1905 6.376.69.1 7,582.419 3.948.953
1907..... 6.833.140 9.65S,4f3 4.398.13S
1906 4.231.472 8.322.474 3,636.831
1905 3.309.330 4.235.7S7 2.817,109
1904 3.659.238 .3.488,334 2.099,826
1903 2.759.857 -3.356.017 1,975.239
1902 2.127,489 2.600,010 1.948,111
1901 2.017.199 1.024.049 2.485,498
Decline In Portland Butter Market
Adds to the Uncertainty .
In tlie North.
6HATTLB, Wash., April 23. (Special.)
The produce market was weak today. Pricea
were cut all along the line In order to clean
up and be ready for next week's trade. About
half a carload of berries arrived, but were
in bad shape and sold at lower prices. About
300 crates of Florin, Jessie and Dollar ber
ries arrived and met a good aemand at ut
alde prices. The few cherries that arrived
yesterday were in good demand today at $3
a box.
The first hothouse tomatoes of the season
sold at 25 centct per pound.
The potato market has completely collapsed.
One hundred sacks of fancy astern Wash
ington tubers were sold today at $1 a sack.
The price of Spring broilers will be cut live
cents per pound in the country next week, to
30 and 35 cents. Kgg-buylng prices will be
unchanged. Heavy receipts of Eastern egga
are due during the week. One dealer esti
mated the stocks In transit at 26 carloads.
Butter was just steady. The cut at Fort
land to 29 cents added to the uncertainty here,
although dealers declare the ,ocal marker will
be lower Monday morning.
Wrheat was firmer, with several unfilled
bids- at OO cents for bluest.n. Oats ware
firmer, but barley was unchanged.
Grain and Produce at New York. ,
NEW YORK. April 23. Flour Dull;
prices, steady. Spring patents, $5.305p 0.5O;
Winter straights, $4.00 5.50: Winter pat
ents, $5.255.60; Spring clears, $4.254.0;
Winter extras. No. 1. $44.60; winters, No.
2. $3.754; Kansas straights. $4.85 5.05.
Receipts. 14.400; shipments, 85S8 barrels.
Wheat Spot, firm; No. 2 red. $1.15; No.
1 Northern, $1.18 f. o. b. opening navigation.
Bfltweon freezing weather West, firmer
cables and light receipts, the wheat market
was generally to c higher today, fol
lowed by slight reactions near the close,
under profit-taking deals. v Last prices were
to c net higher, except May, which was
a cent higher. May closed 1.18Va: July
closed $1.10 ; September closed $1.08H
Receipts. 10.800; shipments, 47,887" bushels.
Hops Quiet; state common to choice 1909,
22(&2rc: 1908. nominal; Pacific Coast, 1908.
14918c; 1907. nominal.
Hides Firm, Central America. 22 c Bo
gota. 22 19 23c.
Petroleum Steady: reined. New York bar
rels. $7.76; refined New York bulk, 84.26:
Philadelphia barrels, $7.75; Philadelphia
bulk, $4.23.
Wool Quiet; domestic fleece, -33 35c
Minneapolis Grain Market.
MINNEAPOLIS. April 23. Wheat, May.
$1.08; July. $1.09; September. $1.01V43
1.01. Cash No. 1 hard, $1.12; No. 1
Northern. 1 .'10 V4 1.11 T ; No. 2 Northern.
l.O8Vi1.09; No. 3. $1.04 V 1.07 Vs.
Flax Closed $'J.40V4.
Corn No. 3 yellow. 53'564c.
DOWMENT OF $1,000,000.
Steps Are Taken to Ctillze Bequest
of Harry Barnato In Mem
ory of His Brother.
LONDON", -April 16. (Special.) The
trustees of the Barnato memorial be
quest of $1,000,000 approved yesterday
of plans for the erection of a hospital
for the treatment of cancer patients
and for cancer research in connection
with the Cancer Charity of the Mid
dlesex Hospital. In his will, Harry
Barnato left $1,000,000 for the purpose
of founding some hospital charity In
memory of his brother, Barney Barnato.
and his nephew, Woolf Joel, both of
whom predeceased him.
The trustees Invited the co-operation
as a committee of Prince Francis of
Teck, Lord Cheylesmore, Sir John Pur
cell and Felix Davis. Their decision
was that the wishes of the testator
could be best realized by aiding the
splendid work already done in cancer
treatment and research by the Cancer
Charity of the Middlesex Hospital.
'The trustees purchased an ample site
adjacent to the Middlesex Hospital,
having Its main frontage on Nassau
street. The new buildings will con
tain on the ground floor cancer out
patients' departments, with consulting:
rooms attached and the most modern
sanitary conveniences; a waiting-room,
a spacious hall, staircase and lifts for
patients. There will be a large elec
trical department. including X-ray
rooms and rooms for therapeutic treat
ment, electric baths, surgical therapeu
tics, photographic and dark-rooms and
accommodation for the director, the
sisters, the officers and the committee.
Two new patients' wards are to be
erected, containing 40 beds and made
to lnter-oommunicate with the exist
ing cancer wing of the Middlesex Hos
pital. Ultimately there will be 86
female patients' beds and 24 male pa
tients' beds, with a large day room
for the men.
A further new building will be an
operating theater, with facilities for
students of cancer, having washing,
eterillng, anaesthetizing and recovery
rooms. Another important block will
be the cancer research department. It
is designed to provide rooms and
laboratories for the director and his
principal assistants, and there will be
a large general laboratory, in which
lectures can be delivered. .The new
buildings will be of red brick and stone.
Surf man Acquitted of Looting.
MARSHFIELD. Or., April 23. (Spe
cial.) R. A. Chrlstianson, one of the
surfmen of the Coos Bay Life-saving
Station, who was charged with lootlr.g
wreckage from the steamer Czarina,
has been notified that he is found not
guilty of the charge and is ordered to
return to service. The decision is given
out by the Treasury Department on
evidence taken In this city. J. A. Tay
lor was tried on the same charge, but
the decision in his case has not yet
been given.
Three New Houses Planned.
(Special.) Considerable activity In
building operations Is being manifested,
just now, there being three new resi
dences about to be built. The Metho
dist Church is being remodeled and
considerably enlarged, and will be a
very modern and commodious house of
Government Agent Visits Che
halis to Investigate
Old Claims.
Ike Klnnon, Indian, Tells Pathetic
Tale of How Whites Drove Na
tives -From Valleys. Giving
Them Nothing for Lands.
CHEHALIS, Wash., April 23. (Spe
cial.) Charles E. McChesney, Special
United States Indian Agent, with head
quarters at Seattle, spent most of the
past week in Chehalis making an in
teresting investigation Into the merits
of a claim of the Sowlitz Indians for
a settlement with the Government.
Originally, the Cowlitz tribe num
bered approximately from 3000 to 16,
000 of the native sons of the territory
of Washington. This -was before the
white man came, and at one time their
natural home extended from Kalama
on the Columbia - River northward to
Pierce County, including all the inter
vening territory, westward to the
Coast range of hills, eastward to Mount
Rainier, southward to Mount St. Hel
ens, and down the valley of the great
river of their name to- the Columbia.
At that time they were In practically
undisputed possession of tnls area.
The Cowlitz Indians were naturally
a peaceful tribe, and according to best
reports the earlier whites who came
into the Northwest had little or no
trouble' with them. About the year
1846 a fever scoruge overtook the
natives and the previously powerful
Indian tribe was so badly decimated
that wjien the Indian wars of 1855-'56
broke out, but a remnant of the Cow
litz Indians remained. It Is variously
estimated that when wars came
there remained of the Cowlitz tribe
probably 700 to 800 in all.
Cowlitz Indians Aided Whites.
During the Indian wars these Cow
litz Indians were friendly f .the
white pioneers, even at the risl if en
dangering themselves from be.. ex
terminated by the warlike Indians. The
latter even carried their threats so
far as to Intimate extermination of the
last one of the Cowlitz people for
their failure to join the war against
the whites. The surviving Cowlitz In
dians say that the Indian chief who
threatened them with death was killed
by their people.
Though fever had reduced the Cow
litz Indians to but a handful of their
former numbers, after the wars a vis
itation of smallpox still further re
duced their number. ' Today, It is esti
mated that there are but 200 full
bloods living, with about the same
number of breeds of various caste. The
present chief of the Cowlitz Indians is
Atwin Stockum, of Toledo. He is now
75 yaers old, and very feeble. When
death takes him. Captain Peter, of Ole
qua, who is one of the best-known In
dians of the lower Cowlitz Valley, will
succeed as chief.
During all the years following the
Indian wars and the early history of
Washington territory, the National
Government never made any land or
money settlement with the Cowlitz In
dians. No reservation was ever set
aside for them, wher they might con
tinue to maintain a close relation, but
they have spent the years scattered
over practically the entire area of
Southwestern Washington which was
originally their home. Some of them
tcday live by fishing and hunting.
Others have secured small holdings of
land, where, in a limited way, they
farm. Some lead a sort .of precarious
Earlier Investigation Falls.
Years ago a partial Investigation of
their right to a settlement with the
National Government was begun, and
it is stated that the records of the In
dian Department at Washington bear
some interesting lights on the present
investigation, as showing the justice
of the demands of the Cowlitz people.
However, the earlier investigation that
was begun was never finally com
pleted. In that it never reached a stage
where a settlement was made. The
purpose of the present Investigation is
to determine fully the rights of these
long-neglected people.
Harmon & Hull, attorneys of Che
halis, became interested in this matter
some time ago, an dslnce that time
have discovered much valable data on
the subject. It - is reported that the
investigation of Special Agent Mc
Chesney is very satisfying to him as
to the justice of the claim. However,
it any relief is granted the Indians, a
dlans held this week by Mr .McChes-
At one of the hearings with the In
ppecial act of Congress must be passed,
ney at the Citizens' Club room In Che
halls, a most Interesting session was
held. There were two interpreters.
There was a bit of pathos mingled with
the stories of the Indians. Ike Klnnon,
a well-known Cowlitz Indian, who
lives In Eastern Lewis County, proved
a dramatic character. He stood be
fore the representative o fUncle Sam,
his arms folded in characteristic In
dian attitude. .
Red Man's Talk Pathetic.
In earnest and pathetic manner he
told of the early life of the tribe, how
land and game in abundance were
once " theirs, how the white man ap
peared and gradually pushed them off
their lands, the pale faces with dogs
driving away the game, until today
many of them endure hardships and
lead a precarious existence. As Klnnon
spoke, his voice trembled with emo
tion, and the light of days gone by,
when he and his tribesmen were happy
and undisturbed In the great West,
hone from his eyes. He closed with
the typical Indian ending, -I have
The outcome of the Investigation and
the future effort that probably will
be made to .do justice to the Cowlitz
tribe will be watched with much inter
est in the Southwestern part of Wash
ing to, where they are best known to
the people.
Royal Welcome to Be Given Busi
ness Men on April 2 7.
KLAMATH FALLS, April 23. (Spe
cial.) A royal welcome from Klamath
business men and citizens awaits the
arrival of the special delegation of 75
of Portland's business men who are
to arrive here on a special train
April 27.
At a meeting of the Klamath Cham
ber of Commerce board of directors In
the First National Bank Building to
night the following programme for the
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paper should buy
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To nefflect Epilepsy Is
dangerous. Itnndermines
the sreneral health, and is
m constant menace to
life and limb.
The discovery that Fits are purely a nervous
disorder has led to the application of the srreat
remedy. Dr. Guertln's Nerve Syrup,
with the happy result that the first fmv doses
have stopped the attacks in some of the most
distressinflr cases of Epilepsy. Many patients
have had no more attacks after using" the first
bottle and have testified so under oath. Why
then, go on and suffer with those awful convul
sions and run the risk of a life-endanfrerinflr fall.
wnen reiiex is to De had tor the asking.
For Epilepsy or falling sickness, St. Vitus
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Were we perfect, which we are not, medicines would
not often be needed. But since our systems have be
come weakened, impaired and broken down through
indiscretions which have gone on from' the early ages,
through countless generations, remedies are needed to
aid Nature in correcting our inherited and otherwise
acquired weaknesses. To reach the seat of stomach
weakness and consequent digestive troubles, there is
nothing so good as Dr. Pierce's Golden Medioal Discov
ery, a glyceric compound, extracted from native medic
inal roots sold for over forty years with great satisfaction to all users. For
Weak Stomach, Biliousness, Liver Complaint, Pain in the Stomach after eating.
Heartburn, Bad Breath, Belching of food, Chronic Diarrhea and other Intestinal
Derangements, the "Discovery" is a time-proven and most efficient remedy.
The genuine has on its
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You can't afford to accept a secret nostrum as a substitute for this non-alcoholic,
medicine op known composition, not even though the urgent dealer may
thereby make a little bigger profit.
Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets regulate and invigorate stomach, liver and
bowels. Sugar-coated, tiny granules, easy to take as candy.
entertainment of the .visitors was ar
ranged :
A. delegation of business men will as
semble at the Southern Pacific depot im
mediately after the visitors have had their
breakfast from their special diner and will
escort them up town In automobiles. Then
those who wish will be allowed to fro their
own way to talk "shop" to business men
In their own places of business. Others who
wish to visit any part of the country or
city will be conveyed in the autos to any
place they wish.
At 11:30 the local business houses will
close and the business men will meet with
the visitors in the White-Maddox Hall,
where a luncheon will be Berved. Tables
will be set to accommodate 200 people and
during- the lunch the business men of Port
land and the local business men will be
assembled as much as possible in their
respective k roups according to lines of
business. Following; the lunch toasts will
be Riven visitors and local men, when an
effort will be made to acquaint the Port
land people with- the resources and good
things of Klamath Valley and Klamath
This will continue until about 2
o'clock, when the guests will be taken
for an automobile ride through the
valley to as many points of Interest
as is possible.
Albany Will Entertain Portland
Business Men Thursday.
ALBANY, Or., April 23. (Special.)
Plans are maturing for the reception
which the Albany Commercial Club will
give next Thursday evening to the ex
cursion of 75 Portland business men.
The entire membership of the Albany
Commercial Club and Albany Business
Men's Association will meet the train
and conduct the visitors In an auto
mobile parade to the Alco Club.
After a brief reception In the Alco
Club parlors, the visitors will be con
ducted to the club gymnasium, where
Dr. W. H. Davis, president of the Al
bany Commercial Club, will Introduce
Dr. J. P. "Wallace. Mayor of Albany,
who will welcome the Portlanders to
the city. Dr. Andrew C. Smith will re
spond to this address.
Other leading speakers of the even
ing will be Dr. J. R. Wetherbee and
Tom Richardson, of Portland, and
George H. Crowell and Wallace R.
Struble. of Albany. There will be sev
eral short Informal talks by other
Portland men and Albanians also. The
local commercial club will also present
some "booster" music and a "primary
class" In boosting.
After this programme the visitors
will be entertained In the Alco Club
Administration Bills Expected to Be
Well Out of Way.
WASHINGTON; April 23. Congress
will adjourn before the middle of June
and possibly by June 1, It Is believed
by President Taft and the Administra
tion leaders. And before that time
it is expected most of the so-called
Administration measures now before
Congress will have been passed, or in
such shape that they can be enacted
Into law soon after Congress meets in
Operating In favor of the early pas
sage of the five Administration bills,
the railroad bill, the statehood bill, the
postal savings bank bill, the conserva
tion bill and the anti-injunction bill
are two factors. One is the fact that
a number of Republican members of
each House wish to get back home as
soon as possible to prepare for the
coming Congressional elections. An
other Is that the passage .of measures
advocated in the Republican programme
Is the surest way, the leaders believe,
of preventing further Democratic Con
gressional Inroads.
Waitubnrg Track Team Wins.
DAYTON, Wash., April 23. (Special.)
Dayton's High School track team was
overwhelmingly defeated by the Waits
burg High yesterday, the final score
standing 112 to 19. Clancy, In the 220
yard hurdles, and Basil, in the pole
vault, scored for Dayton. G. Kinder,
Waitsburg, made the 100-yard dash in
10 2-5 seconds. The locals did not get
a first place. Two hundred people saw
the meet at Waitsburg.
Coffee and Sugar.
NEW TORK. Anrll 2.1. Coffee futures
closed quiet; net unchanged. Sales were re
ported of 14.2Tx bags. Including exchanges
Closing bids follow: April and -Mav. 6.40e
June. 6.55c; July. .60c; August, .65c; Sep
tember. 6.65c; October and November, 6.70c
necember. 6.75c: January, 6.80c; February.
6.81c; March, 6.86c. Spot coffee quiet. No
7 iRo. HM,c; No. 4 Ssyitos, 9i4c. Mild coffee
quiet: Cordova, 9Vi(R124c.
Raw Suear steady. Muscovado, .K test
S.SOc; centrifugal. .06 test. 4..i0c: molasses
sugar. .80 test. 3.55c; refined sugar steady.
Out loaf. 5.95c; crushed. B.SSe; mould A. 6 50c
cubes. 5.4"ic; powdered. 5.3fic: powdored, ft.2oc;
granulated, 5.15c; diamond A. 6.15c; confec
tioners' A. 4.95c; No. 1. 4.9oe; No. 2, 24Rc
No. 3, 4.60c; No. 4, 4.75c; No. 6, 4.70c; No,'
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