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About The Sunday Oregonian. (Portland, Ore.) 1881-current | View Entire Issue (Feb. 6, 1916)
TIIC SUNDAY OnEGOMAX, rOKTLAXD, FEDRUARf 6, 1916.
Trcflcy Company's Crews and
Cc.rmissioncr Baker's Men
Open Streets to Suburbs.
MR. DALY GETS BUSY. TOO
AMk rmiini lor aii .rr""
I Mnahlsval llama t ho Ar
Willing la Halt, bmt I'orrv
Ar laaHa Co I lowa Now.
alloaoU" aaanr aa. .-o from lea af
1-a.lta ant lh nutia art.rl.a Into- tha
tt.f. .-ttBa Ik. (ftM l(l)tj
r.i.r ik a i ra tion of rr4 1'a.atT.
ariataa4'BI af la. 1'oftUH'l Haila-av.
!-(!( a I'Ktf Coanpaay. bb.I "omm-
i.)if Hkir ta"iT u-i.4.'l to
naa( ns aaorla ' r lnn In lha
it.. .t trowli tb-al th orn-a
i i bo r.-.teiUhl p.rm.nBt!y to
il . mIim ut nubia coi.i rut fur
Sr int.rf.raa a it a, lit. or.
4 11 alar lone munii-ipal cr.as of
Utin. Ih.ir way thfoualn !
l-o .ill In .rk.u part of lha
..tii.a.-o a.rriona. rl.rln Irorha and
no niift scraoe. for t- b.n.fit of
In laDMl4 of .opi. I"
tr.u-r Ira gat-mat to a. from lh.tr
warm .a 1 f" lb. b.n.fit of nli"V
(ont battling- lia In. ! of !
liaiaT aupplta. p( low ! fu.l la f
T rrtlna Hallway. Lags! Tow
a. t'ompaav Curat. Bad a airailar forra
af n aad asorh.4 lon artta tba rit
faer.a la, g.tting tbo lia.a opn. Al a
rlKk Ut lBt mm work aaaa na-
rlaraii Brartifaaly- flniab.d aa4 all but
:! ( l waro 't. Ta.a
n.fi will rinl.a B adJa alii and. fiol
.I t (! I'x T. promt". I. nJ
taal If bi. moral n .vary lino I IB.
if wtl bo in full eprti "H
rtM.a will b. op.B.4 Into In. rt-al-nr.
.cttoB. T la of op.nmj
Bp l rompl.lol. lr.xk.i. .tr.t
a.r Bn-I traffic ay. tana baa bon Bcom
p i.n-.l in a Wbn ii a a a
r ir" f aoano mmb.r. of I no it i'.iuo.
I ri.rtr4 It sM tk or
Ta. arwt.r tttr.rlion of Uf
rmer. rammiitr ItAB.r tn4
I r jtup.rini.B4. at l oml'l .tru.
tp.af a r in. trvtririon lin. la in.
4. IS. K.nton lino tlr IKroucn lo
Knt . I. t fiton WtUm-
B1. tin.. I 16. a4. lroMiBT lin. I
fn. .n4. lom B'otit cl.r IBroncn lo
Iil In. MiaUiilU lin. lo Monti.
vitiA lh. It t t'i lino B.arlr to In. .v4.
Iio V'"I Tibor lino lo lt of I".
t l Mount Tbo-4 all t
n. lh. liB. la lb l"p of
W,I.m.tt. It.iclkt. Woo4o B
4i-ta tbraasa l wlIMn i Blork of
Ii. a 4tnra of four aiil.o aa4
:URmtv4 ;i4 P la Ibo a4
Wlm Ittaprr Wavn.
Tt. tta. wht. n ai.ro Bel op.a4 t"
tn. n4 mmtm .ft btok.4 Iwaqm of
aura. btn( 4own a4 b.-,u of lb.
fnpao. hmir of a.inc taa lrak wttn-
Ib a 4 or two if IR. ai.r.
p..l Tbi. anpli.. la Ibo outer
Ir.mirv af lb. .Vl.iunj Titer lin.. lb.
4 af lb. i4.co.B lino n4 ono or
lo of lb. aCB.r. T I'ortUn-l Hail
w... Ucbl A I'aar.r i'ampaar i b i
arttn tb..o ltn. aaf .ipovta la rprn
tn.m within a f.w 4.
Atthauf a n r.pyri w . rirrat.1.4
.t.r4r thai ai.n wba appU.4
IAa pabtic; amptoym.al par.ata for
warn w.ra lurn.4 awy. Ibia la fj.nt4
bv Conmuaigna r Itaa.r. II. ur av.rv
n who w.ne la is. bur'ou ar4
w t.4 far worn wa pal to work. A
auru&.r applied aa4 fia4iac aaibtan
tor Ib.rn la 4 at 9a w.nl aBT.
1'bauxi Iii4 t r.main. TS.ro wa
worn Ltr. Al I a'clo-k lt aiCht
lb. booit. at tho bar.aa bow.4 tnal
.rr vtan wba k4 wn.4 tit work
irioc tbo dr b4 boon ctv.a Jb,
Ibo burat. thai at T orlork lo
tbo mormtnoT th.ro wa a ll.t af aav.ral
k'a4ro4 man waitistt for work. Tb.y
war. (i.a Job. a. f t a. poaaibl.
Mr a"o Impali.at Bn-4 w.nl Kit.
but bob. wa larn.J ii). All who
witiB war. a-ir.a atth.r rtty
werk or work by prUalo coacorria thai
.'.phoe.4 la lha bur.ao for m.n.
Tba tak of r.moviBC .now from lb
a'r'at f lha bu;B. 4 itrut wa con-
bu.4 alao. Tbia work li un4r b
i f..-tloi cf Comm (..too.r f air. rrofn
tn by tba aip.rl.nra of lal TuaiJir
ajixbi. whan tbo baa. r.ntar ba-
ha4 Bol boan rmoT-4. Commaatonar
tair put maw to werk an cro.a wa'ka
bb4 Mtt.r. a. boo a aa lb rain bocaa
lo tall a.t.rlay.
riro raalaaw fwf la awi.
r.Tirt. ata waro mj4a 4tirir ba
4t lo tbw eat tfb cat--b.ba.tBa by
of flra Tha ana-ina
Biimal at. ana Inta tba boln ac4 b4
a 4-.o af u.-r.. in mI:tn out tha
.-a ai4 op.oiac tba atrt 4raiaa lo
Tbo ftf Half, wb.ra tho tn.n waro
pi4 e'f. wa.abu.r p:- ail ..t.rHr
It'ja'f of m.n ino4 ar an4 4roar
l.ir moo.r f'r work (wrlarmaa. Tba
tin. ni.4 pat tba bookk..p.ra aa4
n tna Traaaur.r a ofh :! 4ar hng.
4 b.--.m. parti. a:ri- loac aft.r a
tn. wb.a Ibo work waa atoppad.
Tbo work of roatoatno- tbo aaow. a,
riu.xa af tbo ti?ojiiur br lha
r..t railwar rampanr. wa Hcro4
t.i ':M t't bo a l.ma mora than
; Ttia lnlu-.. in. ro.1 af r.
iritnx tbo aaow from Ibo btMaooa
4 a'rfc l a f.ar waaka mto av4 alia lha
root af a t work In ali pr(a af lha ril
4ia. in.-a tht lima. Tbia nti4.a Ik.
' an rl'' .tr..t. br Mr.
fikar'a f .rr.a bb4 tha work In l.ia
b'l.in.. d tr. t an(.r tba dirattea af
imi sc.iu: .r aiii.i:im:x
H t.nn taralr-ra Awl'lanrr bal
J(M (mbphbi aprlr nr l.md.
r.ntr.r.s. v..k. r.b. njtpa-
I. A a rrowamc (roubl. 4ua lo
lha anorta. of f l b.ro. AtrJ aw
I iar.al.a.4 wita a t.anporary to., of
ta atr.at Tko tirara Harbor
r.ilo A l-i it ( ornpanr lo4r baa
but i kours' wixxl supply akaa4. ao4
B.ttr l af waol front tho supply
al tnaH'T pumpinc att.n war loan .4
la fn-1 rf.a-ara Io4or. aa4 car4a -l.rir
aft4 that suppr. srcfaiaf to
4ai. all tko aw4 la Ab.r4.aa
Ttar flar llaa Mar ao.
THK tAt-tJ!:.4. rr rX I
nalaaa flarrf. af tkia mmtmng
lsra.4 lata a at4r. kaaay fall lata
Mar. a.t 1 at a aauplo of lark. a lo
Ika btaabat of Ilia. f.. alra4r en
tko ajraaaj. I'ol aaii tba reraei pro.
tra.t.4 aeorra con4ilioaa ara lafumiflf
inoal form bora.
ftl.lrrtausM. AffUialloa Iaj roaiaru
Tha r O. fiii.rluwl AWIiatiaa
4-aV proairanamo. whtarn waa la baaa
b..a Tbur4ay. 14 baaa pvtiaaa4 la-
5CI-r-S 5IIOWINC HOW STORM
ONE PLACE AND
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STORM RELAPSE ON
Continued Rain or Snow Are
NEWLY FORMED ICE HURTS
Ha rail Had Portland IV-jun lo
rorr rrnru I oar-Day lUtUe With
llrrornl Ttaan AddlHooal
rm pnt r T a
clouda that ra ioltrr rrflatttoo to
la akarp alcctrlc flavrhaa.
Ad4at dtacomforl tomlnf to tha
bom. ef aror.a cf paop!, wko rtrc
Irte tiskl an4 IrlrphoD wlraa ar fall
tnar. l oBJIttona laal ilil aina"l to ary
In aarloua earl of lb city. Tha aouih-
aaat.rn rtlo rrportad a rm rata
wl'.ttout mark frrln. hot an
.a.atarn wln4 that rarriaa - "
bo4nai ef a lowarlna; ta-mp-raturo.
mmr aa-rtaawa HII ky lt Tkaar.
Tha Control i:aat HWa an4 tha north
w...ra part of lh rliy ara-ra In Ibo
Ihroaa o' a iltr lhaw that
. . . al... h . I (i r l.al
Tu4ar ao4 Wa4naa4a.
Tbo Wt fid. 4itri-I. wnn i -
cotton ef i n-isni. ni-"-""
lightly warir'r trnp.rBtur..
f,..a. In tba butn 4ftrir
.-.anu. h.jl ir. ha form4 en
r- wlr.a an4 pv.tm anal ethar -po.'4
aa'r'.atul batllo with Ibo storm
4.non la Ik olumoia ion- a..
P-U.4 to o all ta lwor.ai va - a., u
lb-r aro rapabt to k.ap thair lin.s
Kvan BOW a. tram. ' .
I t ia pooaibla Ibat tb lln.a
,t' bo. bl.arlaaJ'4 b.er anoth.r
out oni.aa tba situation im-
.4,tanro trl.phon. ancl Icl
wtra haaa not uffara4 Dnd.r
lha strain or inia -
iroubi s.-ma lo roalralla Itsall ia
ami aroand loratano.
ar arrab Cirraily l ilaaaa.
a-,,,, aaaiiabl maa bo rould h
. . . . a k. .ffi.
pra.a.4 into r. . ------
i. ' . . i-art anq a.
t ho tra-
rn.n4.ua la-k ef eponlnat tb.lr rati lln.a
ka bon ratora4 lo aarl- la
. last f-r 4ao-
Tho lalo.t waatkr 4rlopmnla
bar b.n a s.aaro handicap la Iba f
forta of tba str-.I rHa a fora-.a, Ia
apita tbia artabark. howaaar. lb man
m4. aubatantial pretrraa all liirou.b
m raaull 11 la proatl. that rom
plt. bb4 normal aoraic. will b P'o
I4.4 laalar on la foirowin lina:
VoqbI ja.-a.tl. Moufil Tabor. Montaallla.
I:,. , mr4. Uondatai k. iio.ntk trat.
bluJi'iJ. laiBSiao-Jaf.'ajrspa. Missaav
IX ONE SWOOP MAKES LANDSCAPE
IX ANOTHER LEAVES ONLY RUIN
rl "VJ ' -.'. v - - 4,
a'l Martrralk aa4 Jabaaaa Mrrrla.
slppl. Krnlon. Albarta. Williams. Srll
wood and T antr-third strra-t.
lart al crr wlil ba providrd on
Olhar lin.s as follows:
llso Cliy Park, lo Plilylhlrd slrart.
op.rsdnc otrr Morrlson-strarl brWita?
and Vamhlll-slrarl loop on U t fide
Una may b open to Hast Klsbiy-sec-end
Urooklyn. to Kast JSryrnth and Crntrr
strata, with transfer on Grand arrnue.
Hawthorne arrnuv. to haal Klfty
fourth strt and Hawthorn. No
sararire south ef Hawthorn.
North and OJ'uth I'orlland. to Twrn-ty-fourth
and Thurman strrats on tha
north arxl and to f'rjrmour strrct on
I'ortland Ilclchts. to Cartrr strsrt.
ril. Johns, to 1'orlsmouth. on North
Hraumont, not opan. fa-nrlca avail
abl. on ICosa City I'ark line.
Kastmoraland. not open. Probably
III ba oprn tomorrow.
Th Kstarada. Orraton City and
Troutdala linaw ara opan. Th Bull
Hun Una la oprn btwrn Montarllla
and Ituby and between Urrshara and
MRS. N. M. OBRIST IS DEAD
Carvrt-r fatal to Native of Canada,
Wlao Kc.llod Here Six Years.
Mrs. Nellie McVeigh Ohrlst died ren
te rd ay at ber home al Sl Kast KlKhth
street. Ieath was duo to cinrer. fromlcf
SCENE AT CITY HALL. WHERE
FANTASTIC AND BEAUTIFUL IX
(31 I.aarrlkarat I'ark Flra I prooird.
which she had brrn a sufferer long.
She waa a native of Canada, and came
from that country to Portland six yeara
alio. Only re-cently she celebrated ner
Sth birthday. She leaves two rhlldren.
Mis Kthal Olirlst, of this city, and
Kredrlck A. Obrist. of Seattle. Her
broth. r. Iter. Joseph A. MrVelgh. is a
well-known rlcrryman of this city.
The funeral services will be held at
the F. S. Dunntnir rbapel, 414 Kast
Ald-r street, tomorrow at 2:30. with
Interment In Mount Scott Cemetery.
Krclamation Order W ltlidrawn.
KLAMATH FALLS. Or, Feb. 5.
fSperlal.) C. C. Hofuc. chief clerk of
the local reclamation project, has been
notified from Denver that the new
rutins; of tha service which required all
payments of construction charges to be
made at Denver Instead of at bead
quarters here has been revok-d after
a month's trial, and that payments
may bs made here as formerly.
Irrigation Delegates Named.
SALEM. Or.. Feb. 6. (Special.) At
the request of J. W. Brewer, president
of th Oregon Irrigation Congress.
Governor Withycombe today appointed
the following delegates to the state ir
rigation drainage and rural credits
conference to be held In Salem March
: William Hanley. Burns: Fred N.
Stump, Suver: W. H. Oore. Mcdford,
and ii. L. Thompson. Portland.
Th. I'nltad States la 115 built ISit miles
HUNDREDS OF UNEMPLOYED
' - ,.-H;,oU aV " . " .iiaa
at a,a ar.a a- AJMAtf lUA.V-ta V' aaVaU.
S PLOW WAY IN
Postal .Forces Are Increased
to Cope With Expected
DISTRIBUTION IS HAMPERED
Three Trains, Arriving From Tie-Cp
in North-Central Oregon, Bring
Flrt Letters From East
That lonn-looked-for. many-daya-due
letter from that Eastern -cousin" prob
ably will reach you tomorrow.
With th arrival yesterday afternoon
of three trains of the O.-W. K. & N.
from the snow-bound r'?0
Central Oregon came the
mail that has arrived. In the city since
Tuesday noon. And In that heap ot
mail are at least 40 Pocnf or firs t
class matter and an estimated 15 ons.
oe moo sacks, of papers, periodicals
and parcel poBt packages. ,nnnnn
It Is estimated that at least 100.000
letters have been held "P" in
land distribution because o t the 'allure
of the trains from tha East to arrive
on schedule lime. vt ' .. . .
land youth and lass have waited lonif
r tho arrival of a letter from that
particular Eastern city.
Delivery Cnestlon Foreseen.
The arrival of so much mail at one
time will, to a certain extent, congest
.iiv.rv. and a number of extra clerks
.,,i.r. will be employed to re
lleve the congestion. Sunday. betwee
the time of mall arrival and tlme for
regular deliveries, has aided materially
In the distribution. ..
On transcontinental trains that arrive
before the time set ror me laaa,
delivery, the railway mail clerks are
....ir.H to route all the
mail for delivery before the trains ar
rive in Portland.
Thus most of the mail has been
routed, and what remains to be
"worked" will be taken care of today
by the regular force or clems, sua
mented by a number of extra men.
Part ( Delayed Mall Cleaned Up.
Almost all of the Eastern mail comes
over the lines of the O.-W. B. & N.
, hut that coming from me
handled by the Northern Pacific. As
trains from Spokane over the lines of
the Spokane. Portland c
a a...-. hn arriving since early
Friday morning, delayed mail from that
... w.. rllanosed of Derore me
,h. n -w. K. & N. trains.
Carriers throughout the city have
met great difficulty in the delivery of
mill, and in any but the downtown
portions of the city but one dally de
livery haa been possmie.
t-i.- ennrlitlon of the streets
the depth of the snow in the residence
.i . r tha city have slowed up
deliveries, and not until there Is i
in iha weather can the rest
of tno cny rctoio
One Delivery lo Be Tesaormw.
it a... Keen announced that there
will be one delivery tomorrow in the
remote residence portions of Portland,
and In the business district there will
w. -i.i - ihr. or four. District be
ne Till.' - --. .
. ,h. huainess and the remote real
j n.i.wa mv get two deliveries,
.ji. iition tha condition of the
urf -.-o .
'VfYiciala of the postofflce depart
m.m hone to have the delayed first
class matter cleaned up by tomorrow
night and the parcel post packages de
livered at least by the next night-
The storm that has held the city In
Its grasp for the past week ha of
fered the biggest obstacles to mail de
livery of any w inter roruww o
PASCO BCILDIXGS DAMAGED
Snow Deepest on Record and Street
pisrrv Wash.. Feb. 6. (Special.)
Th .now la the deepest in the history
of Pasco, measuring nearly three feet.
Much damage has oeen aone 10 ioi.ni
w..itin. The roof of the county
courthouse Is practically ruined. All of
the rooms on the upper noor are lean
ing. Some downtown buildings are in
ah. aama condition.
Practically all street traffic has
stopped. Six passenger trains are being
held here and an noieis are nueu as .
r.aulr- All stores are well stocked
and no shortage In food Is feared.
Wlnlock Arranges Revivals.
CENTRALIA. Wash, Feb. 5. (Spe-
elal. Evangelist W. S. Nlchol, who
last week closed a successful four
weeks of revivals In Toledo, has been
engaged to conduct a scries of similar
meetings in Wlnlock, starting March
. The revivals will be held in Mutrie's
Hall, under the auspices of the Baptist
Church. Wednesday night a union ef
ficiency Institute will be held in Win-
MEN" RECEIVE PAY FOR SNOW
- a aSaTl i n 1 1
vt CtliM aft 4-aWa
-J a j
lock by the Sunday schools of th
town. The institute will be addressed
by speakers from Centralia and Che
Proajser Fears Coal Famine.
PROSSER. Wash.. Feb. S. (Special.
A second siege of Winter weathe
has been holding Prosser in its grip
this week. A fall of ten Inches of snow-
occurred early in the week. Then
chilling blast from the northeast start
ed the snow to drifting-. All trains are
late, and mails are uncertain. Som
fear of a coal famine has been ex
pressed, but there is enough coal on
hand to last about ten days.
Good Itoads Meeting Postponed.
VANCOUVER. Wash.. Feb. 5. (Spe
ciaL) The meeting of the Good Roads'
Association has been postponed unti
March 7. M. E. Carson, president, to
day announced that the weather is so
uncertain that it will be a month be
fore conditions are settled again. All
meetings of the Chamber of Commerce
have been postponed.
Snow 33 Inches at Frcewatcr.
FREE WATER. Or.. Feb. 5. (Spe
cial.) Snow is 33 inches In depth and
the thermometer registers 6 abov
zero. Snow plows are being used on
the roads and streets and many men
are employed cleaning snow from roof:
of buildings. Much stock has already
Shortly after rising the other day at
his home on the East Side, Major Law
rence H. Knapp heard a sound
though a fleet of Zeppelins were at
tacking his house. The Major would
fain grasp bis trusty sword, which
saw him safely through the Spanish
American war and the Philippine in
surrection. but he then realized that
a high-power wire had come in con
tact with his electric lighting system
burning out every fuse in the house.
"War may be all that Sherman said
It was, says the Major, "but a silve
thaw in Portland is worse."
a a a
Adjutant-General George A. White
Is considered the special benefactor of
all the kiddles living in his vicinity,
The snow had banked up against hi
front porch and slopes out into the
street, forming a beautiful place for
sliding. The general refuses to shovel
the snow away while it is being pu
to such good use.
a a a
Lieutenant-Commander George F.
Blair, of the Oregon Naval Militia, i
Just beginning to enjoy his freedom
after having been "snowed in" at his
home on the East Side. Commander
Blair says he does not enjoy trekking
through the snow and is convinced
more than ever that the water is his
a a a
A snow mound at Second and Morri
son rises somewhat above the minia
ture mountain' range that still line
some of the downtown streets. At its
top someone yesterday had placed i
placard with the inscription, "Moun
a a a
Not least among- the officials having
a hard time are City Health Officer
Marcellus and Quarantine Officer
Walsh. Several cases of contagious dis
easo have been reported on the out
skirts of the city far beyond the point
where an automobile or streetcar has
been able to go. The result has been
several lonir pilgrimages through the
snow to attend to cases. Friday nih
the two made a trip on foot to 87 Sev
enyt-elghth street' to carry some anti
toxin to a boy suffering from diph
a a a
If. W. MacLean. secretary to the Mu
nicipal Civil Service Board, casually
asked Thursday nlKht after finishing
his day's work if he could be of any
assistance in handling: the payment of
the snow shovel men who were report
ing to the City Hall for work. Chief
Clerk Kesl. who had charge, took Mr.
MacLean at his word and put him to
work. He got through at 4 o'clock
a a a
Park Superintendent Convill had oc
casion Friday for the first time to
use his police badge. Two of the un
employed men engaged in snow shovel
ing got in a fight over a shovel. Con
vill interfered and after arresting both
of them called the patrol wagon.
a a a
Commissioner Baker was out on the
East Side supervising the opening' of
car traffic when business men on
Washington street, west of Broadway,
telephoned Mayor Albee and asked if
the street-cleaning crews could not re
move the snow as far up as Tenth
street Mayor Albee said he would get
In touch with Mr. Baker and see. There
was no way of reachipg him, so the
Mayor sent a policeman over to ask
him to call the Mayor at once.
The policeman apparently misread
the orders and told Mr. Baker he was
wanted at the Mayor's office in a rush
He hustled over and dashed into the
Mayor's office breathlessly, to fjnd that
his run was not a necessary emergency.
He is looking for the policeman now.
The snow was cleaned up.
.a a a
The proprietor of Heath's paint shop
at Kern Park, which has been cut off
from the rest of the city by the storm
for two days, apparently thinks with
some rancor still of the palm-leaf ran
advertising stunt put on by the Ad
Club in the course of Letter-Writing
In front of his shop he has con
structed a big snow man, bearing- a
palm-leaf fan in one hand and a
placard in the other, which says:
"Lost; please notify the Portland Ad
Another placard says: "For you the
rose in Portland's froze."
CREDIT EXTENSION ASKED
3Ir. Sinnott Seeks Law to Aid Gov
OREGONIA.V NEWS BUREAU. Wash-
ngton, Feb. 6. On motion of Repre
sentative Sinnott, the House committee
on irrigation today appointed a sub
committee of five, of which Mr. Sinnott
a member, to confer with the bank-
ng and currency committee, with a
view of securing an amendment to the
rural credits bill which will enable
farmers residing on Government irri
gation projects to secure loans, the
same as other farmers in the West.
As the bill now stands no farmer on
an Irrigation project can get a loan
until he has made full payment for his
water and secured absolute title from
the Government, for the bill provides
that a loan must be a first lien on the
On Government projects the Govern
ment holds the first lien, to secure the
repayment of the cost of building the
project, and this would bar reclama
tion settlers from getting any imme
diate benefit from the rural credits bill.
TEACHERS ARE IN DEMAND
Enrollment at Oregon Normal Is
408, Showing Increase of 51.
MONMOUTH. Or.. Feb. a. (Special.)
The first week of the second semes
ter of the Oregon Normal School closed
with an Increased enrollment of SI,
making a total enrollment since Sa
tember of 408.
A midyear class of 451 was grt.u
ated January 28 from the standard
normal course, and all except 11 who
care to teach at this time had obtained
teaching positions at the time of grad-
TRAINS REACH CITY
WITH BELATED MAIL
Procession of Coaches Rolls
Into Union Depot From
Snow Blockade Scene.
500 PASSENGERS ARRIVE
O.-W. It. & N. No. 17, Due Tuesday,
Gets in Friday Others Follow in
Order Normal Schedule Fs
tablished Late at Night.
Train followed train into the Union
station yesterday afternoon and last
night, bringing into Tortland heavy
burdens of passengers, mall and ex
press that had been hold east of the
Columbia River Gorgre by last Wednes
day's disastrous storm. Many engines
and coaches were covered with solid
masses of snow and ice.
More than 500 delayed passengers
were brought into the city at intervals
during the afternoon and early night.
Most of them were travel-worn and
weary, but all were in good health and
The passengers hnd boon permitted
to "camp" in the Pullman cars and
the coaches at The Dalles, where most
of the paralyzed traffic was assem
bled. The people were housed and fed
at the expense of the railroad com
pany. They had plenty of food and
drink, warm beds, and on the last
night of their enforced visit in The
Dalles were treated to a vaudeville
entertainment and dance.
Testimonial 1 Signed.
So pleased were the passengers with
the treatment given them by the O.-W.
It. & N. Company that more than 400
of them Joined in signing a letter ex
pressing their appreciation.
H. C. Oliver, traveling freight and
passenger agent of the Union Pacific
system, was a passenger on one of the
delayed trains. He immediately took
charge of the situation and aided mate
rially in providing comforts lor the
The first train to arrive over the
O.-W. R. & X. main line from the East
was No. 17, due at 7 o'clock Tuesday
evening. It pulled into the Union feta
tion at 2:20 yesterday afternoon, !l
hours and 20 minutes late. No. 11. of
Tuesday, due at S A. if., arrived at 2:30
yesterday afternoon, 102 hours and SO
minutes late. No. 11, of Wednesday,
came in 30 minutes later.
Normal Schedule Restored.
Then followed three solid trainloads
of mail and a varied assortment oc
passenger trains that moveai in almost
constant procession up until 10 o'clock
ast night. By that hour a normal
schedule had been re-established.
Meanwhile eastbound service was
operated out of Portland on the usual
schedule. On account of the large vol
ume of westbound traffic, however, it
was necessary to consolidate some of
the eastbound trains. No. 2. due to
leave at 7:50 yesterday morning, waa
consolidated with No. IS, which left at
The trains that left here on Friday
evening were subject to delays in toe
Columbia River Gorge, where repeated
slides interfered with the work of tha
Train No. 4 left at 6:lj Inst night for
Kansas City; No. 12 left at 7 o'clock for
Spokane, and No. 6 at 12:01 this morn
ing for Salt Lake City. It is expected
that these trains can be operated
through on schedule time, unless some
unforeseen difficulties develop.
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indubitably evolves a
name that becomes the
standard by which the
traveler measures merit.
The integrity of the name
A name that has stood
the test of. time--whose
excellence has been
evolved by intelligent
catering to the wants of
N0RT0NIA symbol izes
Service, Comfort, Con
Nearer everything thats every
thing. Tha UtinaJ tliat appeala moJerata pricea
Geary Straat, lust off Union Square
European Plan $1.50 a day up
Breakfast 60c Lunch 50c Dinner $1.00
Most Famous Weals in the United Stales
Kew steel and concrete structure. Center
of theater, cafe and retail districts.
On carlines transferring all over city.
Take Municipal car lino direct to door.
Motor Bus meets trains and steamers.
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