The morning Astorian. (Astoria, Or.) 1899-1930, September 07, 1904, Page PAGE EIGHT, Image 8

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Captain Goodale Returns From
Annual Gathering Held Re
cently at Boston.
lJesUlentsofthe Hub Devote an
Entire Week to the Veterans
Who Are Cheered Ev.
Captain George L. Goodale, con
structing quartermaster, U. S. A., re
turned home Monday night from Boa
ton, where he attended the annual en
campment of the G. A. K.. While in
Boston Captain Goodale was the spe
cial guest of the reception committee,
and, with Mrs. Goodale. who is quite
prominently Identified with the V. R
C. was entertained during encampment
week at the Hotel Brunswick. Cap
tain Goodale met many of his old com
rades at Boston during the week, and
his visit generally was a most en
joyable one.
"Boston was never before so finely
decorated as during encampment week."
said Captain Goodale yesterday, tell
ing of his trip. "The city was given
entirely over to the old soldiers, and
even great buildings not on the line
ot the procession were magnificently
illuminated. On the day of the great
parade the streets vere crowded with
people, who flocked to Boston from all
sections of the east. It is estimated
that more than 2,000,000 people were
in the city that day. The elevated rail
roads alone carried 1,660,000. The pa
rade was a splendid pageant and was
5 hours and 25 minutes passing the re
viewing stand. The feature of the
parade was the presence in the line of
veterans carrying the old battle flags
of their companies. The tattered flags
of Pennsylvania and New York were
particularly noticeable and aroused the
greatest enthusiasm along the line of
march. Those old flags are now In
tatters and were wound around, the
"Another most enjoyable and suc
cessful feature of encampment week
was the river carnival at Waltham.
piinnle. From Pot-'n to l.clntnn.
distance of 14 milts, the line of prove
sion was black with people, who cheer
ed vociferously an the motor car
oassed. Even In the fanning districts
houses were decorated and the count!'
residents congregated to pay tribute
to the veterans ot the civil war. W
visited the graves of the British sol
dlers who fell In the early battles o
the war, and also visited the elm at
Cambridge green under which Wash
Ington assumed command of the Amer
lean army.
"On Friday the delegates enjoyed
naval review. They were taken Into
Massachusetts bay on a lurg? excur
sion steamer, from the decks of which
the warships in the harbor were seen
in naval evolutions. This feature of
the week's entertainment was uls.
greatly enjoyed. On the same day
fish dinner was served to the dele
gates at N'ahant. Saturday about 1000
delegates undertook an excursion to
Plymouth, but the weather was in
clement and the heavy sen had rather
a disastrous effect upon some of the
veterans, who longed for terra Anna.
The steamer was run to N'antasket
beach, where the afternoon was spent
"On Wednesday and Thursday the
ladies of the Massachusetts W. R. C.
served a free lunch to the delegates.
preparing seats for 1400. The spreaJ
was an elaborate one and the expense
was borne entirely by the ladies. Past
Department President Mrs. Dorcas Ly
man was chairman of the committee In
charge of this feature. The waitresses
were metjibers of the different corps
of Boston and vicinity. During the
week camp fires, entertainments and
reunions provided entertainment at
night for the delegates. The ladles of
the W. R. C. entertained delegates to
their convention on two days, and pre
sented each visiting lady with a beau
tiful souvenir plate of colonial china
"The election of General Black mar as
commander in chief was a striking In
cident of the encampment. Colonel
Shotts of New Tork was prominently
mentioned for the office, and his name
was presented to the convention by
Corporal Tanner of that state. Im
mediately upon nominating Colonel
Shotts Corporal Tanner withdrew his
name in favor of that of General Black
mar, and the election was unanimous.
The Incident aroused wild enthusiasm.
Captain Goodale says Boston has
made remarkable Improvement in the
past few years. The building of the
elevated railroads and subway has re
moved surface lines to a large extent
and added to the appearance of the
city. The new methods of transport-
Wednesday night. One hundred elee
trie cars furnished free transportation jation have provided rapid transit of
for the delegates and invited guests, i high state of perfection. The popu-
while tens of thousands sought other . lation of Boston proper Is over 600,000,
methods of conveyance. The carnival and the contrlbutary population Is ful-
was held on the Charles river and fully i ly as much more. Captain Goodale also
100,000 people witnessed the aquatic ; spent some days at his Medford home,
procession. The river banks for three He was absent from Astoria for a little
miles were packed with sightseers. more than a month
The procession was made up of canoes,,
which were made to renresent hattle
scenes and other events. One of the
canoes, for Instance, was a float de- j Washington Pickers Have Begun Har-
piiling Lincoln freeing the slaves; an
other showed a scene on the battlefield,
where a wounded soldier was being
attended by Red Cross nurses. The il
luminations were most brilliant, and it
was after midnight before we returned
to Boston.
"The big automobile parade ttok place
the following day. Four hundred motor
cars were provided for the parade, di
vided Into two divisions. The dele
gates and invited guests were taken to
Lexington and Concord. I have seen
a great many enthusiastic demonstra
tions, but never had I witnessed the
equal of the ovation tendered the old
soldiers on the day of the automobile
vesting the Crop.
Seattle, Sept. 6. Today the harvest
of the Washington hop crop will be
gin. It is estimated that 10,000 pickers
will be required. Reports show the
condition of the crop generally to be
good, though there has been a shrink
age in some localities. Estimates put
the psospectlve crop at 41,500 bales, an
increase of 5000 bales over last year,
Prices are high, Instances being known
where growers have refused 26'4 cents
a pound.
TCIIC FkAnm ikeptonfileatE.C.
Hid PArCK HAKE'S Adverting
Airency, V&t Hansome Street, Pan Francisco,
California, where contract for advertialng
can be made for It.
Graduate Optician
V.? -M
At the, Owl Drug Store
Sunday hour 12 to 2
No Charge for Examining the Eyes
Council Spends Several Hours
Considering Repair of City
Street Will He Improved Sous to
Att'onl Connection With the
Itonri to the County
Can Only Be Made By Measure
We can lress you in stylish garments made to fit
and suit YOU. :: :: :: :: ::
Over Morse
Store in m
The time of the council was occu
pied last night almost entirely with
consideration of street matters. Coun
cilman Helium! had a sarcastic streak
on and his biting remarks caused con
siderable amusement. Perhaps the
most Important matter brought up for
onsiderutlon was the legislation es
sential to the Improvement of Taylor
avenue. Mr. Burns onered an ordi
nance providing for the time and man.
ner of making this repair, which sjie-
clfles that the street shall be 30 feet
wide as far west as the Seaside cannery
and 20 feet wide beyond that point.
Mr. Belland did not like this feature of
the bill, saying that a width of 20 feet
throughout the length of the street
would be sufficient. He believed the
property would not bear the cost of
the Improvement and feared tile city
might be "stuck" for part of the com.
Mr. I.ebeck said the property owners
wanted the improvement as the or
dinance specified, and he was of the
opinion the cost would be lesi than
the estimate of the city engineer
$9147.25. He added that the people of
the west end Intended bidding on the
work, and believed the contract price
would be little more than 17000. Mr.
Belland agreed to suspension of tha
rules, but opposed the ordinance when
It came up for final passage.
The Taylor avenue Improvement Is
part of a general scheme to afford con
nection with the Youngs bay bridge.
Last evening Mr. Burns was author
ized to Instruct the engineer to repoYt
the grade of Sixth street from Olney
avenue to the bridge and this stretch
will be repaired. The county Is Im
proving Gluey avenue and it Is the plan
to extend the Improvement around
Smith Point to a connection with Tay
lor avenue where the city's work will
end. When this general improvement
Is completed practically all of the traffic
from the country south of the city
111 be over the Point road. Mr. Burns
will consult with the county court to
day regarding the matter. I
Crier Ordinance Patted.
The ordinance prohibiting the sale
of goods b'y crying, except licensed auc
tioneers or hucksters, provoked lengthy
discussion. Mr. Belland opposed it.
"It's too much for America," he said.
So far as I am concerned, It makes
no difference to me from what part of
the world a man may come. When hej
lives In America he enjoys the right
of free speech. A measure of this sort
ould go all right in Russia, but not
In the United States." Mr, Lelnen-
eber shared Mr. Belland's belief. Mr.
Burns felt very much the same way
about It. He complained that the
merchants of the city had failed to ap
pear before the council and state their
side of the case, and added, "It goes
against my grain to vote for the bill.1
Mr. Nordstrom said there were two
sides to the story. He pointed out
that the local merchants were here all
the year around, while every summer
outsiders -would come In to reap the
harvest. He believed the merchants
were entitled to the consideration
which the ordinance showed them.
Mr. Belland could not see that It
would protect the merchants. He was
willing to levy a license against Itiner
ants of 1500 a year, with the under
standing that any business man re
maining sis or eight months should be
given back his license money. Mr.
Hansen favored the measure as It stood,
and It was enacted, Mers. Belland,
Kaboth and Lelnenweber voting In the
New Ordlncncet.
New ordinances were introduced us
Providing for the lime and manner
of Improving Taylor avenue.
Appropriating t... .. out of the spe
cial fund to pay S. S. Dill for the
Ninth street Improvement.
Appropriating $ out of the spe
cial fund to pay J. A. Fastabend for the
Improvement of Duane street from
Thirteenth to Fourteenth.
Providing for the time and manner
of constructing a sewer.on Sixth street
from Exchange street to Irving ave
nue. Accepting the Ninth street Improve
ment. Establishing the grade of Thir
teenth etreet from Commercial to
Accepting the Improvement of Duane
street from Thirteenth to Fourteenth
All of the ordinances with the ex
ception of those carrying appropria
tions were passed under susHnlon of
the rules.
Other Matters Aeted Upon.
P. U Cherry presented a communi
cation usklng relief In the matter of
the construction of the Fifteenth street
sidewalk, which, he avers, has not been
properly built. He also called atten
tion to the alleged faulty construction
of Franklin avenue from Twelfln to
Seventeenth street. The matters were
referred to the street committee.
The council decided to accept Mrs.
V. S. Kinney's proposal looking to set
tlement of the dispute affecting the
ownership of the Thirteenth street
strip. As some minor heirs are In
volved, suit will he necessary to wind
up the mutter, and City Attorney Smith
was authorised to take the necessary
steps. A resolution providing for tiie
Improvement of this street from Dunne
to Commercial was adopted last night.
The city la anxious to secure posses
sion as soon us Hssible.
Victor Cttrlson was granted a retail
IKjuor license, and application for
license was received front L. Uirson.
The claim of F. C. Reed for damages
because of the Improvement of Frunk
tin avenue In the east end was, on
recommendation of the street commit
tee, filed.
The protest of 8. (1. Trulllnger
against the locution of the tire whistle
was discussed at length and finally re
ferred to the fire and water commit
tee. It developed during the discus
sion that the whistle was promiscu
ously blown and that some one had
formed the habit of playing with It.
Mr. Hansen said It was blown one day
for fully 20 minutes. Mr. Lelnenweber
said the whistle was not yet In service
and that wlten It was finally placed In
service It would be blown only wiien
fire calls are sounded. The committer.'
will consider the advisability of rais
ing It.
The following resolution were adopt.
Providing for equalization of the as
sessment for the Improvement of Du
nne street from Thirteenth to Four
teenth. Providing for equalization of the as
sessment for the Improvement of Thirty-seventh
Providing for equalization of the as
sessment for the Improvement of Com
mercial street from Fourteenth to Sev
enteenth. Providing for equalization of the as
sessment for the Improvement of Ninth
Providing for equalization of the as
sessment for the improvement of Forty-fifth
Providing for the Improvement of
Thirteenth street from Duane to Commercial.
Correct Clothes for Men
ERE are clothes
that strike the
happy medium
where merit
and moderate
price meet la
style, fit, fabric,
and tailoring
they are eaual to fine custom
madesi but they cost you no
more than ordinary ready-mades.
See that this label
j& Wants J&
WANTED Want for tha want oo
lumn of tha Morning Aitorlan. .
WANTED Position by a Good Jap
anese boy, a oook anywhere. Ad
dree car 434 Bond at., thi city.
Is on your clothes and stop
wasting money, time and patience
on the other kinds.
Equal I flni custom-mi In all but
price. The mature' guarantee, end
our, with every garment W art
ExcJutJve Obuibuton la thii dry.
FOUND A gill net containing about
two paper of twin. Lead marked
"P. M. D." Inquire of R. Hof.tid at
George A Barker cannery. '
a park. on and free of copse, The
Indian method Is practically followed
by scientific foresters, who In the pub
lic forests of Europe keep the ground
,'lrtuii it .l..ti .1 Ir.tMtf tiit.litri'nu I h ntttl I
duff, using fire properly, when neces
sary, for thai purpose.
FOR SALE At Gatton'a feed (table,
on Landl harne maohln, on
20-horse motor, on etarter box, 35
feet 8-lnoh leather belting, 30 feet
4 play l-lnoh rubber belting, 1 pair
butoher'e wall toilet, 1000 grain
taokti on Smith-Premier typewriter.
New ttook of fanoy good Jutt arrived
at Yokohama Baiasr, Call and tee
th latest novtltle from Japan.
You can alwayc find th bett 15-oent
meal In th city at th Rltlng
restaurant, No. 612 Commercial ctreet
Flrct'olat meal for 1sc nlo oak,
octree, pie, or doughnut, So. U. S.
rettaurant, 434 Bend treat
Wanted-At Gatton't feed table, hide,
wool, fure, eaoka, rubber, metal, eta,
Our forest were to fit long Cord wood, mill wood, box wood, any
kind of wood at lowect prioe. Kelly,
Harry Hamblet Is down from Port
Mrs. W. H. Radcliffe was down from
Knappa yesterday.
Miss Maggie Shanks left last evening
for an extended visit at her old home
In Canada,
Miss Cora Turner and Miss Ruby
Rader of South Bend, Wash., are vis
iting friends In the city.
Mrs. Clara Reames will leave for
Portland about September 12 to resume
her medical studies.
Mrs. I. A. Clark and Mrs. Hadle will
return to their homes In Ocean Park
today after Bpendlng several days In
the city.
Helga Erickson, a graduate of the
high school last spring, Is engaged to
teach the winter school In district No.
16, at Knappa.
Mrs. Rasmussen of Puget Island has
been In the city, with her children, vis
iting her mother, Mrs. Sabo. She re
turned home yesterday.
Rev. O. Hagass and family came
down from Portland yesterday to at
tend the Hauke-Holden wedding. He
will return home tomorrow.
Miss Anna O. Belland, a sister of
Councilman Belland, Is visiting In the
city from Minneapolis. Miss Pauline
Belland, the councilman' niece, a re
cent arrival from Norway, Is also vis
iting In the city.
before they were seen by clvllUei) man
The Indians sometimes dred when It
was too dry nr let (he fire get beyond
control. Hut, notwithstanding such
ancient fires, our forests were well pre
served to us. and their protection from
destructive fires must be sought by
conservative filing. San Francisco
What Shall We
Have for Dessert?
This question arise in the family
every day. Let us antwer it to-day. Try
a dellcioui and healthful dessert. Pre
pared In two minutes. No boiling! no
bukicgl add boiling water and set to
eooL Tlavora: Lemon, Orange, Rasp,
berry and Strawberry. Get a package
at your grocers to-d&j . tort.
th transfer man. 'Phone 2211 Blaok,
Barn on Twelfth, eppotite opera
For good, reliable plane work te your
local tunr, Th. Fredrlokeon. 2071
Bond (treet 'Phon Red 2074.
Lump Coal Large Lump Ring up
S. El more 4 Co., Main 1941, and or.
dor a ton of Ladycmlth coal. They
deliver It.. Select lump coal.
UniVerSity Grammar Orade
Ami rot ciTAioui Course.
Hoarding school for youg men and boy.
Portland, .... Oregon.
11 For It!
Th Star' Polite Performance.
Polite vaudeville Is wanted. The
Star gives it. This I why the Star Is
Astoria' fashionable vaudeville house.
It Is a great bill with beautiful acts
this week. You will enjoy yourself at
the Star. That Is the Star's mission In
Forest Preservation.
Mr. Ostrander, a mountaineer and
pioneer, in a recent letter to the Call,
supports a position we have often atat
ed and affirmed. He say that our for
est are to be preserved from destruc
tive fire only by the conservative use of
fire to destroy underscrub and duff.
We Inherited our forest from the In
dians, wtio practiced thl conservative
use of fire, and made the forest like
list Ca
lO-C E N T
The 1 Cello Cigar may be had at any of the fol
lowing placet of business:
The following East Astoria houses carry the El Ceilot
Manufactured by
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It has ample capital and reioaroe, and is the place to deposit your
loving f. It issue Special Certiflatei of Deposit, on wblcb it pay from
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giving a certain number of days notice. We shall be glad to send you our
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