THE SUNDAY OREGONIAN, PORTLAND, DECEMBER 29, 1912. 16 VESSELS COLLIDE, BOTH ARE INJURED Crown of India Drags Anchor and Crashes Into Inver clyde at Astoria. CAPTAIN CROWE IS CALLED Extent of Pamaje Xot Definitely Known, out Thought Serious, Dsarjea Signals Bring Aid From Launch Pilot. ASTORIA, Or.. Dee. 28. (bpeclaL) The four-masted British ship Crown of India and the British baric Inverciyae were badly damaged during a heavy rale last nierht. when the former drazred her ancfcor and collided with the latter. The Crown of India was lvino- nur the beacon, while the Inver. clvde waa fully -a mile and a half further up stream and not far from the Co-Operative Cannery wharf. Captain Hunter, of the Crown of In dia, says he waa on deck at 12 o cioca. as the second mate waa coming on watch. The weather was clear then, and as the glass had started up he supposed the storm was over. About JO minutes later, however, he was sum moned by tha second mate, who said tha vessel was drifting. Captain Hun ter says the ship was being carried along at a rapid rate by the wind and floodtlde, and within half an nour nau reached the Inverclyde. The latter had swung with the tide and was headed down stream, while the Crown of India's anchor prevented her from swinging, and she was drifting with her bow heading about nortneasi. As a result she struck the Inverclyde forward with her port bow, just abaft the bluffing. The Inverclyde'a bow sprit went through the Crown of In dia's forerigging and was bent almost double. Inverclyde Lose Rigging. The Inverclyde lost some of her fore rigging, her windlass was cjamaged as the result of her second anchor being knocked from Its fastenings, and she also suffered minor injuries, the ex tent of which will not be known until a Furvev is made. The Crown of India waa, however, the greater sufferer. She lost a por tion of her forerigging, her port bul warks were stove in by striking the other vessel's anchor, some of her plates were dented, and as she scraped over the Inverclyde'a cable it is feared the lower part of her hull was damaged. She will probably be compelled to go on a drydock for Inspection. One fortunate thing that saved both vessels going adrift after the collision was the fact that the shock loosened the Inverclyde'a second anchor, which was hanging over the bow, and as the windlass was loose, the chain paid out until the anchor caught sufficiently to hold the two ships. Crewa of India Not Been. Captain King, of the Inverclyde, says he was on deck at the time, but could not sea the Crown of India until she was less than 100 feet away. He im mediately began paying out the chain on his ancl or with a hope that the on coming craft would drift past his bow, but suddenly the tide appeared to catch her and threw her against bis vessel's dow with a crash. Sailors on both vessels immediately began blowing fog horns, and each burned fully two dozen blue lights and sent up that number of rockets. A watchman at one of the lower canneries heard the horns, and, seeing the lights, thought a ship was on fire. He tele phoned to the city and the launch Pilot and the tug Wallula went to the scene. It was about S o'clock this morning when the tug arrived, and a couple of hours later she succeeded in pulling the- vessels apart. Captain Albert Crowe, a Portland sur veyor, has been telegraphed for and will arrive tomorrow to make a sur vey and estimate the damage. 'With several other sailing vessels the Inverclyde arrived in the river Thursday, hailing from Montevideo, while the Crown of India was towed in Friday, completlrg a passage from Ta ble Bay. Captain Crowe left here last night and said he had not been in formed of the details, but would make a complete survey today. QUARANTINE HILO ARRIVALS Three Deaths Reported From Plague Outbreak in Hawaii. San Francisco has taken steps to protect itself against an Introduction of plague from Hllo, In the Hawaiian group, and while no instructions have been received by Harbormaster Speler, whom the authorities customarily keep informed of new rulings of the kind, it is supposed that the quarantine sta tion at tha mouth of the river has been instructed to take precautions. Dr. W. M. Glover, of the quarantine ser vice at San Francisco, haa issued the following: "In view of the occurrence of three deaths from bubonic plague at Hllo, H. T and in accordance with instruc tions from Washington. D. C all ves sels arriving at this port from Hllo or having touched thereat, will be fumi gated on "arrival, unless they present a certificate showing that they have been fumigated at Hllo prior to departure by the officer of the Public Health Service, stationed there. Whether the vessel will be allowed to discharge her cargo and the conditions of the vessel, to be determined by the quaran tine officer, who will prescribe the conditions under which the unloading of cargo will be done." ' ; ROVTGII BAR HOLDS BEAVER Delay of Liner Due to Caution on Part of Skipper. "Have had no trouble at all; every thing fine. Had very rough bar and waited for high water." was the cheer ing message from the flagship Beaver, of the Harrlxnan express fleet on the Coast, that quieted a few belated per sons at Ainswortb dock last evening who assumed that because the queen of the fleet was several hours behind schedule that she had been in a tussle with the elements. The Beaver customarily arrives In the Columbia early in the day, but as the bar was rough in the morning Captain Mason cruised outside until high water in the afternoon, so the ship left from Astoria at 4:05 o'clock and berthed here at 11 o'clock last night She was light, having approximately 1000 tens of cargo, while the passenger list only Included 120 names. FCLL CREW LEAVES ISEBEK Eight Young Germans Tell Story of Poor Food Aboard. All of the crew of the German bark Isebek have "cleared out" and the tight young Germans who were taken to the harbor patrol station Friday on com- plaint of Captain 'Haas, but liberated soon after, yet decline to cast their lot with the vessel. They are being cared for temporarily at the homes' of Ger man families here, but are anxious to return to "Der Faderland." They gave their names and ages as follows yesterday: Adolph Thaysan, 21; Walter Markmanri, 19; Gustav Schwrab, 22; Hans Finkler. 19; Paul Kraft. 18; Karl Peper, 19; William Helden, 20, and Alfred Schraeder, 19. They signed on the vessel in March and April of this year and all claim Hamburg as their home city. Patrolman Gris'm. who conversed with them in German ' yes. terday, said they complained that they bad been given food that was unfit, especially biscuit that had become the rendezvous of insects. They had hopes the German consul at Seattle would Investigate their case, but had no news from him yesterday. They claim to have wages due ranging from 25 to $60. LOWER HARBOR FEELS GALE Heavy Swell Above Astoria but Baker's Bay Left Quiet. Major Melndoe. Corps of Engineers, V. S. A., who-was at Fort Canby Fri day on an inspection of work under way there in preparing the plant for starting work on the north Jetty, said that the big gale attained a velocity of 68 miles an nour ana. wnuo ui . .hnnv ... running, the waters of Baker's Bay in the vicinity of the fort wharr were nor. aisiurueu. Henry I Peck, Inspector of the 17th Lighthouse District, who was at the Tongue Point Buoy Station for a few hours, reported that there was a heavy swell running in the channel there that, at times, was similar to some Of the nasty sea to be found outside. The Port of Portland steamer Ock lahama had started from. Astoria with the British ship Iverna and the British bark Killoran in tow, but the gale nui 1 Y,r in inrhnr the Killoran above Tongue Point and she proceeded with tne iverna, arriving i. late yesterday. She was ordered to . .. tnm h. TnvriivdA n the Kil loran left up early yesterday morn ing. BOOST GIVEV COLUMBIA RIVER Lighthouse Inspector Shows Fre quent Docking Xot Required. "Fresh water in the Columbia River. where the tenders pass much time. In my Judgment wLll save the Govern ment considerable time and money in drydocklng, and I have recommended to the Bureau of Lighthouses that in stead of lifting the tenders every nine months for cleaning and painting, thev be docked once a year," said Henry U Beck, of the Seventeenth Lighthouse District, yesterday In speaking 01 ins fact Lightvessel No. 92 was at Tongue Point and would be docked soon. When the tender Heather was on drydock last her hull bore absolutely no trace of marine growth and ap peared as though the paint had been applied but a few days before. It is different with lightvessels, because they are in salt water for nine months continually. They become decidedly fouL. The Bureau now furnishes con tractors with a special paint used by the navy and with that and the fresh water treatment I regard it as unneces sary to dock oitener man every a months." 3IORE STEAMERS FOR COAST British Columbia Sugar Purchases Bring Tonnage From Peru. One of the tramps of the fleet con trolled by the Watts-Watts interests is the latest carrier taken to augment the steam tonnage bound to the Coast, and she will carry sugar from Peru to Vancouver, B. G, so probably will nna her way into the Oriental service for one voyage. The uritisn steamer Twickenham, which loads flour and wheat nere In February for the Far East, has also been engaged for sugar from Peru to the British Columbia har bor. Two long voyages to be undertaken will be by the steamer Hercules, of the Norwegian fleet, which formerly- operated from this port under the flag of the Portland & Asiatic, ana one of the Strath carriers, which will be loaded with steel rails at Sydney, Cape Breton, for Frazer River, where the equipment is to be used by the Grand Trunk system. The British steamer Anerley, which la coming to load lum ber, put out from Guaymas Christmas eve. The tramp nas loaaea several cargoes here. Steamer Sets Record. RAYMOND, Wash., Dec 28. (Spe cial.) The steamer Chehalls, which made a record last week in taking cargo at one of the mills in this city 6TEAMER INTELLIGENCE. Due to Arrive. Name. From Date. Sue H. Elmore. Tillamook... .In port Beaver Sao Pedro. ... In port Breakwater. ...coos Bay Dec, Geo. W. Elder. .San Dlcio. ... Dec 80 Anvil Bandon Dec 30 Bear San Pedro, . ..Jan. 2 Alliance Eureka Jan. 4 Roanoke .San Dieso. . . . Jan. 5 Kose City San Pedro. . ..Jan. 5 Te Depart. Name. For Date Tale 8. F. 10 L. A.. .Dec 80 Sue H. Elmore. Tillamook. ...Dec. SO Anvil .Bandon Dec. 31 Breakwater. ...I 00a Bay l'ec. it Beaver San Pedro. ... Dec 81 Yoaemite San Pedro Dec. 81 Harvard 6. F. to U A.. .Jan. 1 Geo. W. Slder.-San Diego. ... Jan. 1 Bear San Pedro. . ..Jan. S Alliance Eurka Jan. 6 Roanoke San Diego.... Jan. X Rose City San pecro. . . .Jan. 10 by loading and sailing out in 28 hours. established another record on tne round trip to San Francisco, arriving in Monday, just seven days from the date of her sailing. The steamer Wlllapa. which sailed out yesterday, took a cargo of 7.200,000 shingles Irora tne Southwest Manufacturing Company's plant. Marine Xotes. Despite the holiday season, the Mc- Cormlck flagship Klamath steamed from St. Helens for California ports yesterday afternoon with a fair pas senger list. She will be followed Tues day by the Yosemite. Captain Rasmussen, skipper of the schooner Lottie Bennett, who held an Interest in the vessel, has resigned after disposing of his holdings and in tends to remain asnore. -rne scnooner is a recent arrival from Callao and Is working a lumber cargo for Valpa raiso. Having finished working wheat ready for her at Irving dock, the Gold bek hauled to Montgomery dock yes terday afternoon. The Lisbeth will shift to the North Bank dock tomor row. The Isebek cleared for the usual European ports for orders with 111, 433 bushels of barley.- worth $15,580, and 47,830 bushels of wheat, valued at $40,230. She was dispatched by M. H. Houser. When trying to pass a dredge an chored north of the Clackamas rapids late Friday, the steamer Annie Com ing's waa caught by the current and swung against the rocks with such force as to knock a hole in her hull. Bhe was taken to the yard of the Port land Shipbuilding Company to have it patched and was floated yesterday from the ways. Steps have been taken' by Balfour, Guthrie Co., operating the Crowp MAP IS COMPILED BY COOS BAT INTERESTS TO SHOW NEED OF' IMPROVEMENTS TO ELIMI NATE BARRIER TO NAVIGATION. o -M - Sy I o U 7k, -V ' L H " ' ' f ' ' ' ff 7 5 ' uor .C I I i III a. Crr tff-'Sg&gTM- SA C- V JM ' V 7 o A x X. 'lZ S m 2 i - - - . -J' i Jr , M At V. 8 y JETTIES AKI OUTSIDE BREAKWATER PROPOSED TO flour mill, to construct three ouia- heads beneath the dock and the Port of Portland will place a dredge next month to deepen the channel in front nf h nronartv and deposit tne mate rial behind them. An inspection of the hulkhead was made yesterday by M. Talbot, manager of the Port, and he recommended further work in tne na ture of spillways. , Movements of Vessels. PORTLAND. Dec S. Arrived Steamer Beaver, from San Pedro and aan rran claco: British bark Iverna, from Montevideo; British bark Killoran. from Rio de Janeiro; steamer Yosemite. from San Francisco. Sallid Steamer Klamath, for San Diego; steamer Yellowstone, for San Pedro. Astoria. Dec 88. Left up at S:0 A. M. British bark Killoran.. Arrived down at 8 A. M. Steamers Rose City and Tem ple B. porr; at 11 A. H. Steamer Rose brans. Arrived at 3:li and left up at 4:05 p. M. 6teamer Beaver, from San P ran cisco and San Pedro. Arrived at S:26 and left up at 4 P. M. Steamer Yosemite, from San Kranclsco. San Franciace, Dec. J8. Arrived at 7 A. M. Steamer Roanoke, from Portland, schooner Alvena. from Columbia River, steamer Tamalpals. from San Pedro, staamer Wm. H. Murphy, from Columbia River. Sailed at 1 P. M. Steamer .Northland, for Sao Pedro. Arrived at S P. M. Steamer Rochelle, from Portland. .,.. Adelaide. Dec J. Arrived Previously British steamer Oswestry, froni Columbia B s"r' Vincent, Dec 17. Arrived British steamer Strathfillan. from P""''. ,m Port San Luis, Dee. 7. Sailed fateamer Oleum, for Portland. w San Francisco) Dec. 17. Sailed 1 at 4 P. M. British steamer BellRrano from Port land, for Hull. Arrived at 11 P. M. Steam er Northland, from Portland. Sailed at 11 P. M. Steamer Carlos, for Portland. Astoria, Dec. 27. Arrived down at 9 P. JL Steamer Navajo. , ,, Las Palmas, Deo. S. Arrived Klna. from Portland, Or., for Antwerp. Glasgow. Dec. 27. Sailed Crown of Se ville, for San Francisco. sin Francisco. Dec !8 Arrived Ste am ers Roanoke, from Portland; .William H. Murphy, from Astoria:' Acme, from Coos . ' . 1." ., hnm 9. from Seattle! Washington, from Coo. Bay. Sailed Schooner Nauplla (German) Hamburg, Governor, for Seattle; 1 ara.p.. . toria: schooner Lucy, for Umpqua; As- bark Gayhead, whaling cruise. . ' r , Arrived . Steamers jseanie, . , . Northwestern, from homnww.. "'"f" Vome City end Senator, from San Francisco. SaJd-Steameres Watson, for San Francis co; Humboldt, Skagway. c. iaoomfc, Dec 28. Arrived Steamer Nome City, from San Francisco. Los Alleles. Dec. .-Arrlved-Bear. from Portland; Falcon, from Portland. Sailed Willamette, for Portland; Coronado for Gravs Harbor; Newburg. for Cooa Bay. PORTLAND MAS" RE-ELECTED PRESIDENT OF T. P. A. - R. L Adams. At the 13th annual convention of the Oregon and Washington division Of the Travelers' Protec tive Association of America at the Multnomah Hotel yesterday, R. L. Adams, of Portland, was unanimously re-elected president of the body. A similar honor was also extended J. Wood Smith, who was unanimously re elected vice-president. Alexander Kunz waa elected secretary treasurer. The following board of directors waa chosen: E. Meyer, chairman; O. A. Wind felder. William F. McKibben. F, S. Myers, Clyde Evans. A resolu tion indorsing C D. Frazer for appointment to the Portland postmasterehip, failing to receive a second, did not receive the Of ficial consideration of the con vention. Nearly 200 members of the as sociation, which has a total of 743 members in the States of Oregon and Washington, were present. At a banquet held at the Mult nomah In the evening. President Adams was presented with an en graved gold watch, in token of his services as chief executive, and especially in recognition of his work In securing new mem bers. The membership of the as sociation haa increased nearly 50 per cent in the past year, largely1 through his efforts. St Helens, for Portland: Carmen, for Wll lapa Harbor; San Gabriel, for Umpqua River. Tides at Astoria Sunday. Condition at the mouth iof the river at K p. M., raining; wind, south 10 miles; sea, rough. Columbus River Bar Report. High. Low. -ne a. l K ! feet!ll:tO A. M 3.1 feet i.ii P. il....7i feetjU:2t P. M....0. footj j U-v i - 4 ; V - 'f ' 7 1 SOLOIST ENTRANCES BUY 'XEW'SIE" ONE OF BISPHAM'S ATTENTIVE AUDITORS. Song Concert Given at the White Temple Church by Famous Bari tone Nets Home Over $200. In a seat in the balcony of the White Temple Church last night sat a diminu tive boy. He was alone on that seat for various reasons. First of all he was the mascot of the Newsboys' Home, secondly he was Jack Weinsteln and thirdly he had requested, to be allowed to sit alone, as he was passionately run the risk of any Interruptions. But Interruptions from what? Why, fond of music and he didn't want to from the concert, of course, which David Bispnam. world-famous baritone and friend of the homeless working lad, was giving last night for the ben efit of the Newsboys' Home, which is greatly in need of furniture, books and simple apparatus. As a result of his kindness over $200 will be added to the coffers of the club, and thereat Secretary Harry Lewis' face beamed with joy. Also Jack need not have feared. There were no Inter ruptions. All through that concert the little midget sat perfectly still except for a perpetual effort to twist his little finger over the back of his hand till it met the thumb. He hardly said a word, even when addressed by Mr. Keasey or anybody else. "What do you think of it. Jack? Isn't it great?" he was asked. All the response he made was the very af firmative nodding of the head, follow ing a peremptory "hush," and Jack's face resumed Its customary imperturb ability. , , Mr. Bispham waa ' delightful. He seemed to know exactly what kind of songs would appeal the most and he further delighted the audience with little touches which not only served to show his erudition, but also to im part a deal of wonderfully interesting information as to the origin of the songs he was singing. Everything was in English that he sang. That goes without saying, for it is a Tiobby of this great soloist to banish singing of English songs in any thing but the native tongue. He seized the occasion when the audience would not let him depart until he had given two encores. For this he chose a se lection from the opera "Falstaff," based, of course, upon Shakespeare's comedy, "The Merry Wives of Wind dor." "Now what would be the sense of singing an English song in Italian be fore an American audience, when Eng lish is Just as good if not better and Just as easy?" Then to prove his state ment he sang in delightful voice the tale of Falstaff. who, making love to a slender lady he had no business to approach, tried the effect of telling her how beautifully slim he used to be. He told them how "Down among the dead men" had reference not to a cemetery, but to the bottles that were thrown 'neath the table In the olden days as soon as emptied, and then be cause he was singing in a. cnureu uu because some people might not think the song appropriate, he sang as an antidote "Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes." , . Harry M. Gilbert, who accompanied him in all his songs, received a great ovation for his piano solos, and numer ous other songs and recitations com pleted an Interesting programme. Boxing Briefs THE New York State Athletic Com mission will not tolerate biting fighters. Joe Saby, who emulated the canine in a New York ring last week, has been barred from -bouts in the Em pire State. Eddie McGoorty, the prominent mid dleweight, meets Knockout Brown, the Greek, at Kenosha, Wis., on January 6. That is, providing that the lid is not clamped down tightly by that time. Freddie Hicks and Jack McCarron are also scheduled to meet McGoorty next month. - . Jim Flynn says that if he cannot land a match with the winner of the Palzer-McCarty bout he will retire from the ring. Jim picks Palzer to win. This gives him a pitiful chance against the lowan. Billy Nolan never saw his boy, Ritchie, in action until he took the lightweight crown from Wolgast on Thanksgiving day. Jim Jeffries still laments on the de cadence of rlngcraft. He says that the present-day boxers are degenerat ing into a squad of wrestlers and slap pers. Jeff says he won the champion ship and defended It with the right and left counters, Eastern critics are longing for a chance to see Packey McFarland and Mike Gibbons together in a ring. Mike would outweigh Packey more than five pounds, but the scrap would be a sis ler. ... "Australian" Billy Smith, one of the best-known middleweights us to the . A DEEPEN ENTRANCE. time of his retirement 14 years ago, is a special policeman on the Juarez race track. He has been engaged in police w,-k for years along the Mexican bor der but boasts that he has never car ried a gun. The ring has a Caruso. Vincent Ca ruso la his name, but he fights about Philadelphia under the name of Krause. Prizefighting ' is on the wane in Cleveland. Mayor Baker announced a few days ago that hereafter no profes sional fighters will be permitted to give exhibitions of any kind in Cleve land. Baker says the sport is brutal. Champion Johnny Kilbane meets Ollie Kirk in an eight-round go at St. Louis Wednesday. Kirk is rated among the best feathers of the game. e - Frank Mantell, who has been in many fights on the Coast, meets Tommy Gravlgan, one of the middle weight comers, at Youngstown, O., Jan uary 14. Gary, Ind., is again on the fight map. The Calumet Club has teen organized and weekly shows will be staged. Kid Williams, Johnny Coulon, Eddie Mc Goorty, Jack Brltton and other top notchers are among the boys expected to appear in the Gary ring during the next few months. Billy Papke Is back at his home in Kankakee, 111. He has a broken bone in his left hand, so decided to take ad vantage of an enforced rest to visit the home folks for the holidays. Papke Is. scheduled to meet Frank Klaus in Paris on March 5 and the winner of the Carpenter-Moreau scrap in April. Papke says that McGoorty would be easy for either himself or Klaus. The French middleweight limit, 160 pounds at 2 o'clock, is easy for Papke. The new scale of boxing weights adopted in New York will assist ma terlaly such lightweights as Packey McFarland and Jack Britton, who can not make the 133 pounds of the Nelson and Wolgast periods. The New York scale follows: Paperweight, 108 pounds; bantamweight, 115 pounds; feather weight, 125 pounds; lightweight, 135 pounds; welterweight, 145 pounds; mid dleweight. 15S pounds; commission, 175 pounds; heavyweight, over 175 pounds. Bat Nelson bad no trouble disposing Of Jim Bonner, an unknown light weight, at Tamaqua, Pa., the other night. Bat gave his opponent a ter rific lacing, holding and marathoning raving the lad from a knockout In the 10 rounds. Leach Cross finds boxing infinitely more profitable than repairing teeth. He earned $26,000 during 1912, engag ing in 19 matches. DAILY CITY STATISTICS Births. BLAKCHASD To the wife of Bonnie Blanabard, Tenth and Burnslda streets, De cember 2-i. a daushter. E I'M AN To the wifa of W. C. Eyman. 2Dt Bancroft street, December 24, a daugh ter. FOSTER To the wife of B. P. Foster, 864 Missouri avenue, December 19, a son. SMITH To the wife of F. L. Smith, 1129 Thurman street. December 14, a daughter. DUNCAN To the wile of L. A. Dqncan. 1005 East Seventeenth street North, Decem ber 'M, a daushter. BULL To the wife of J. M. Bull. 674 East Seventy-second street North, Decem ber 22. a son. OTT To the wife of O. T. Ott, 1086 East Salmon, December 24, a son. GULTZE To the wife of A. L. Grutse. 255 East Forty-eighth street, December 21 a daughter. PADDKN To the wife of H. M, Padden. 18)3 Dwlght street. December 23, a son. STRALB To the wife of Karl Straub, 1973 East Main street, December 7, a daugh ter. CONNER Po the wife of C. D. Conner, M East Seventy-eighth street North, De oember 7. a son. NEWTON To the wife of W. 8. Newton, 330 East Twenty-seventh street, December 11. a daughter. BECKftrt To the wife of E. W. Becker, 3S East Fiftieth street North, December 27, a son. FISHER To the wife of A. I, Flsber. Lenta, December 24, a son. s HOSS To the wife of G. G. Ross, 1144 Woodstock avenue, December 24, a son. CAHLTOX To the wife of W. A. Carlton, S53 Yamhill street, December 21, a son. KING To the wife of E. R. King, 244 Park street, December 17, a son. BROOKS To the wife of F. M. Brooks 2642 Forty-ninth street S, E,, December 26, a son. Uarrtace licenses. muLSHV-HERDA Martin D. Nielsen. elty. 26. and lillian E. Herda, 24. HALL-BKUw a, i. nau, oauin jpena. Wash., 33. and Emma Brown, 2i. zmcLlKi -ijiiAiutt a, itiegier, city. 31. and Helen Turner, 21. CUMMlAUS'WlbbUA "ueorge d. sura min gs, Gresham, legal, and Florence M. Wil son, legal. FAJiXBERG-CHRISTENSEN E. Fahn berg, city, legal, and Gertrude Chrlstensen, legal. V AN nUL iL.-nui.Kwi.ii uunn v" Houten. city, legal, and Ella B. Holmqulst, legal. HEADLET-WEBSTER Mark N. Headley, city, 65, and Elizabeth Webster, 20. HADATT-MAliAO-! wrco xiuiail, liL, 22, and Colombo Maeisci, 20. HuPPRICH-SKKAtiEty rrea iiuppricn. city, 44. and Elsie Skrabel, legal. HAK(JOCn-ru iuulj oam a. ntiacucK, Salem. Or., 28, and Lou Powell, BS. SCHREIBER-KROSCH Conrad Schreiber, city legal, and Martha H. Krosch, legal. WH1TLOCK-GARRISON Fred Whitlock. city legal, and Catherine Garrison, legal. PAYFAIR-THIBADEAU Geo. Payfair. city, legal, and Aggie Thlbadeau, legal. CLARK-ERTZ Lewis Clark, city, legal, and Fannie Ertx, legal. Snow Falls at Centralis. CENTRALIA, Wash., Dec J8. (Spe cial.) Centralla experienced its first heavy fall of snow last night This morning the grouna was covered to a depth, of an Inch and a half. CONGRESS GOAL OF COOS BAY "ARMY" Fight for National Aid on Har bor Improvements Begins in Earnest. MASS OF EVIDENCE READY Headed by Captain Macgenn Delega tion Starts for Washington With Battery of Arguments and Suc cess Confidently Predicted. Armed with a battery of arguments, equipped with munitions in the way of statistics and fired with a desire to prepare for expected Panama Canal business, a delegation from Coos Bay cities will leave this week for Wash ington to spread before Congress the mass of evidence as to why the Coos Bay entrance is entitled to govern mental attention in an extensive sys tem of Improvements. Captain T. J. Macgenn, master of the steamer Breakwater, leads the force, and he has preceded the main body by way of San FranclBco to confer with officials of the Southern Pacific on the situation, a move that may draw to the delegation influential support for their mission. Louis Simpson, Mayor of North Bend, as well as several of the best known residents of Marshfield, will under take the journey, and they say if they can get the ears of National lawmakers there will be small reason to doubt that an appropriation will be alloted. Jetty Work Unfinished. Coos Bay lies 180 miles south of the mouth of the Columbia, and next to Humboldt Bay Is the principal harbor between the river and Ban Francisco. A survey made in June, 1905, showed the least depth on the bar to be 19 feet, but today it is said 17 feet Is the best water and it falls to 14 feet, with no pronounced channel available. Though the original project called for two jetties the south jetty was never built. That on the north side gave the desired depth 20 feet, but the outer end has been beaten down by storms. As to existing conditions Captain Macgenn prepared the following report bearing on recent activities to obtain help: "When Congressman Hawley visited Marshfield recently, I had the honor to be one of the party that accom panied him on the tug Columbia when we went down the bay and out over Coos Bay bar, In order to explain the necessary improvements and to point out tue terrible oonditlon of the north jetty, which is almost entlrely-wlped out. Of course, you will realize that It would be extremely hard for him to retain all that he had been told about this matter, therefore I am inclosing you a sketch or small chart of the entrance to Coos Bay, showing drift of flood and ebb tide, the damaged con dition of the jetty, the small piece re maining, and the proposed extension and improvements. "This chart, except the proposed ex tension and a little alteration In the jetty suggested by myself, is copied from the United States Hydrographic Chart, and Is therefore absolutely cor rect. Drift of Flood Tide Shown. "Arrow A shows the drift of the flood tide coming from the north spit break ers diagonally across the Jetty. It Is also the angle of the meeting of the north spit and the north Jetty. At this point the Jetty is very low and is only visible at low water, and when the bar and north spit are rough great Quantities of sand are forced into this corner and carried over the Jetty into the bay. You understand, of course, that there are several feet more of water in the bay than there Is on the north side of the jetty; therefore the sand cannot wash back again but is carried into the bay to a point indi cated on the chart near No. 2 buoy, which makes the entrance to tne nar- bor at this point extremely narrow. A part of the above mentioned aano Is carried out by the ebb tide and deposited on the bar. "Arrows B and C indicate the drift of the ebb tide across the end of the sunken jetty. The space Between tne red mark indicated at arrow E and the black buoy Just Inside the bar is over 1000 feet and it can readily be seen the great body of water that passes out over the sunken Jetty and deposits on the north spit, which would take a westerly course and be utilized to scour the bar. Extenaloa Found Necessary. "Arrow D, like arrow A, la the drift of the flood- tide across the proposed extension and the sunken Jetty at arrow Ai This will prove conclusively that when the bar and the north Bplt are rough that great quantities of sand also come from the north spit and deposit in the channel or south shoal, and nothing but the extension of the north Jetty will prevent the eand from washing into the channel when the bar and north spit are rough. "With the Jetty extended and built up" to a reasonable height above the level of the sea and a bar dredge put to work on the south spit on the point Indicated as ahoal, between the dotted lines running from Coos Head to Balti more Rock, there will be no dlffioulty in obtaining from 30 to 40 feet of water on Coos Bay bar. Arrow E indicates the only part of the Jetty that is above t-e level of the sea. It Is about 76 or 100 feet long by 80 feet wide. With a few bents of piling and half a dozen rails, this is all that remains of the best and most effective Jetty that ever was con structed in the United States; however, It is fast disappearing, each heavy storm taking away a portion of it, and I do not think it will last over two years at the most. When that is gone i -nHii h extremely difficult for navi gators to enter or depart from thlsj harbor, as tne cnannci " 200 or 850 feet wide at the present time. Width I Agreed On. "The line which runs parallel with the Jetty marks the near approach of the south spit to the sunken Jetty, which clearly shows that the channel Is not over 350 feet wide at most. I have consulted with several other nav igators and we agree on that. "Arrow E also Indicates the drift of the ebb tide past the end of the stand ing jetty, which afterwards takes the course of B and C and as before stated, all this great body of water that should be utilized to scour the bar, deposits In north spit breakers. "In conclusion. I wish to state that I have been running in and out of Coos Bay for nearly 17 years and have given this matter careful attention. Fruitgrowers Will Elect. FOREST GROVE, Or., Deo. 29 (Spe cial.) The first annual meeting 01 tne stockholders of the sorest irrove fruit growers' Association has been called for the 11th of January to elect dl-r-ntora and to authorize an Increase of UaDital stock to 110,000. There will also be held, on January 4. a public meeting with a big dinner, wncn j. vj. manager of the Eugene Fruitgrowers' Association, and others will make ad dresses and reports of the past year's business will be given. CHELAN WANTS HIGHWAYS Bond Issne Recommended by Asso ciation for Trunk Lines. WENATCHEE, Wash., Dec. 2S. (Spe cial.) The Chelan County Good Roads Association was formed here today with Harry Shotwell temporary chair man and Dr. Saunders secretary. The purpose is to create and crystallize good roads sentiment. A committee on permanent organiza tion reported in favor of working en tirely with and through the County Commissioners. Membership will he composed of delegates to be elected hy 15 district associations, whose bound aries are fixed in conformity with com munity interests. Any voter can Join a district association by paying annual dues of II half of which goes to the county association. The meeting ad journed to January 20, when perma nent officerS will be elected and bylaws formally adopted. Organizers were ap pointed to form district associations in time to elect delegates. Many ranchers were present and fa vored a better system of roads to con nect ranches with trade centers, also two trunk lines, for which it was de clared the county shtfulU be bonded. Sentiment was against expensive sur veys and surfacing. County Engineer Berry said JS000 would build 12 miles of scenic highway from Merrltt to the summit of the Cascades, connecting with the Great Northern switchback and a similar amount would construct 17 miles of new highway down the Co lumbia River, connecting with the southern counties by water route open all year. Sentiment was expressed that the county should be bonded to build these trunk line highways. MASON SERVES 40 YEARS M. E. Dllley, of Forest Grove, Is Again Installed as Tyler. FOREST GROVE, Or., Dec 28. (Spe cial.) With the Installation of officers of the local Masonic body Friday night, M. E. Dilley began his fortieth consec utive year as Tyler of Holbrook Lodge No. 30. A. F. & A. M. Mr. Dilley, who passed the seventy fifth milestone of life's journey last May, has been a member of the local organization for more than 43 years. He has the record of having attended more ..a(inva vinWaH more sick brethren and attended more funerals of brother Masons than any other memoer ui ma lodge. Ke was signally honored by the lodge upon the date of his seventy fifth birthday, being tendered a re ception, and made the recipient of a handsome and unique charm of special design. Mr. Dilley was born in Hancock County, Indiana, and crossed the plains to Oregon In 1853, first settling In Linn County, removing four years later to Washington County, settling about six miles from Forest Grove, where he conducted a sawmill for a number of years. Later Mr. Dilley abandoned his lumber interests to take up farming, purchasing a tract on the outskirts of this city. For a number of years he has resided in the Grove, dividing his time among several business interests. MOOSE PLAN CELEBRATION La Grande Lodge to Greet New Yen! at Hot Lake and May Buy Resort. t a d j vtiv rir Tier- 1. (Sneclal.) A special train has been chartered by the local oraer 01 mousse iv vvn.w Its members to a big celebration which will be held at the Hot Lake Sanator ium New Year's eve. At the lake the spacious halls will be used for danc ing and card tubles and the cafeteria will b9 at the disposal of the members and the women of the party. The Olson Orchestra of North Powder has been engaged for the occasion. This orchestra is composed of seven mem bers of one family and is conceded to be one of the bent musical organiza tions In the Northwest. Rumors have been afloat for soma time that the Royal Order of Moose .ini rnr tho onntrolllnir ill- fiaS CUuaiu .. - terest in the Hot Lake Sanatorium, to take charge of the same on January 1, and the announcement 01 tne excursmu is taken by many to mean that the transfer has been made. EXPERIMENT FARM URGED McMlnnvllle Citizens Start Movement for Walnut Culture. McMINNVILLE, Or., Dec 28. (Spe cial.) A movement has been started to have a walnut experiment station here and several Joint organizing com mittees have been selected for a meet ing to be held at the Courthouse Do eember 81, to consider what legialatlon will be necessary. The County Court has set aside 10 acres of the best land of the county farm for this experiment station. This tract Is west of this city and is ideal land for this purpose. The committees appointed are as fol lows: Grange, E. D. Farnsworth, J. R. Booth and Andrew Merchant; Walnut Club, J. C. Cooper, E. C. Apperson and Circuit Judge William Galloway; com mittee for the city. Mayor W. T. Vin ton. W. T. Macy, Councllmen John, G. Eckman and O. D. Scott. Edenbower Would Be Town. ROSEBURG, Or., Dec. 28. (Special.) The residents of Edenbower, a thriv ing fruit-growing section a short dis tance north of Roseburg, are circulating i, t . h, nnuntv Court to ueiiLiuus ' c -" call a special election in order that they may vote on loo in corporating. Tentative sketches of the territory to be included in the incur- " poration show that the town will have -k,.. Knn inhabitants and assessable property aggregating $500,000. Forest Grove Chief Re-elected. i7rtDi7C!'!' n.utlVR Or.. Dec. 28. (SdS- X W A . J - " " " ca.l.) J. G. Lenneville has been re elected Chief of tne jc oresr. urove Department for the 11th oonsecutive ... a- T.nnAvillA la n n xnerienced LCI 111. .. firefighter, having served three years as a member of the paid department of Dubuque, la., and three years a chief ,u- nlblnann V T1 rlenartment. be- UL WlV ... ., . fore coming to this city, about 12 years ago. Beaverton Cut-orf Rushed. REAVHRTON. Or.. Dec. 28. (Special.) The Southern Pacific Company has the trolley wires strung on the cutott irom the East Portland carshops to this place. The steam line Is being elec trified in the best possible manner, and when completed will be the beet electric system in the state. When electrified the Southern Pacific Com pany will make two electric carliaea running through Beaverton. Oregon "C" Professor to Aid. SALEM, Or., Dec. 28. (Special.) Profesfior Richard H. Dearborn, of the University" of Oregon faculty, has been named as utilities engineer to assist in the working out of the Malarkey public utilities bill and the Railroai Commission has designated W. C. Earle, now engineer for the Commis son, as chief engineer, the appoint ments to take effect January 1.