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TIIE OREGON DAILY JOURKAL; PORTLAND,-' THURSDAY ' EVENIKG, JANUARY 14 1904.
"LARCEST JXWELR.Y STORJC IN NORTHWEST."
WE WOULD BE PLEASED TO BE HONORED WITH A
VISIT FROM EVERY ONE OP YOU THIS WITH NO
REFERENCE TO BUYING HERE DURING . THE VISIT.
Importers and Manufacturers of Jewelry.
CORNER .THIRD AND WASHINGTON STS.
INCREASE IN YOTE
COUHTT CISBX1 " XSTOtATS 07
BSOXSTKATIOZr AWO TOTES 70S
THIS TEA XOTZCEABUS J3T
CKEASE Z9f THE 1TUVBEB.S APPLY-
isa ros xeoistxatzoit to date.
"At least 25,000 votes will be cant
at the election this year," is the state
ment of county Clerk Fields, who. bases
bis estimate upon a comparison of the
registration made so far this year with
the same period' in 1902. The vote cast
in 1803 was about 21.000. Mr. Fields
isays that the natural increase will be
abouf'20 per cent of the vote, not count
ing the number of new Inhabitants who
have arrived in the t!ity during the past
two years. These may swell the list to
30,000. Last Monday 214 voters were
registered as against 170 in 1902; and
Tuesday 277 as against 138. In 1902 the
figures did not approach 277 for a single
day's registration, " but Mr. Fields says
that the Increase Is as much due to the
fact that this is a presidential year as It
Is to the Increase in the population. '
"Many people have registered this year
who did not register In 1902," he said
yesterday afternoon.' "In 1902 they had
only state, county and city officers to
vote for and many did not feel like tak
ing the trouble -to-reglster. This year,
everybody Rallies the national Import
ance of the election, and voters are ready
to - register- as soon as the. books are
opened In the morning. I believe the
vote at the next election will exceed 25.
000, but I would not say .that It will
How Hon. John W. Springer, presi
dent of the National Livestock associa
tion, was cured of deafness, Is t;old by
one of his friends, who Implored with
tears In his eyes It . was 1:30 a. m.
that the story be not-printed. '-
'lit was back in Denver," began the
delegate, "and Springer wanted to be
governor of the state of Colorado. The
aspirant for gubernatorial honors gener
ally rides in a stylish turnout behind a
magnificent team, and looks - straight
ahead as he H idown the street
"For a week Van Mater, of the Colo
rado Southern, and a friend of Mr.
Springer, tried to catch the latter's eye
as he drove past him. Never could he
attract the attention of the president
of the atockmen either by whistling s
calling out - his name, but - one day a
happy thought occurred to Van, and the
next time Springer passed he whispered:
"O, governor!" and lo! and behold,
Springer turned and greeted him,"
DEATH 07 MBS. COBTEU.O.
The death of Mrs. Catherine Costello,
who had lived in Portland since 1861,
occurred at her home at 414 Columbia
street yesterday morning. ' Mrs, Costello
was born in Ireland, and was 71 years
of age. , Death was -Caused, by angina
pectoris. She is survived by her hus
band, John Costello; a daughterTHrs7
F, F. Meagher, and a. sister, Mrs. JH.
Myers, of Goldendale, -Wash. ....'.
Annual Report of Supt Donaldson Total Ex
pense for 1903, About $50,000 Suggests
Enforcement of Rubbish Ordinance ;
In his annual report, which was filed
yesterday with Mayor Williams, Superin
tendent Donaldson of the street clean
ing and sprinkling department, suggests
changes that will greatly Improve the
working of the department He favors
an Increase of the present force and ap
paratus, and then states he will divide
the city Tnt6; three districts, facilitating
the sweeping of the streets and pAve
ments and Insuring the best results.
" The report shows the total expense
of the department,Yor 1903 to have been
$43,919.61, divided, as. follows: New
jnatpriHl, H.llfi.25; salftrleaeicaLj S.?,i
804.28, . The estimate -for 1904. which
has been recommended by the ways and
means committee," aggregates $60,000.
Mr. Donaldson urged Increasing the force
to 50 men, but the alternative of 35 men
was thought to -be . the most advisable,
Five of the new style hand brooms are
also to be added, to the department's
equipment. The Interesting portions of
this, tho first annual report from that
department, are as follower '
"As requested by your honorable body
I have prepared a report of the operation
of" my department for the year ending
1903, showing therein the amount of
work accomplished by the street clean
sing and sprinkling department up to De
cember 31, and the cost thereof, and also
the present number of miles Of Improved
streets, and the estimated cost of keep
ing the same clean. The . report also
contains some suggestions and recom
mendatlons which will, I think, if fol
lowed, enable the street cleaning and
sprinkling department to- keep the In
proved streets of this city clean at all
times, and also to sprinkle them during
the dusty season.
There are 35 men, on an average, em
ployed monthly in cleaning the streets of
this city. These men are divided Into
night and day shifts. .
The day shift consists or eight men
who scrape and clean up the dirt and
eight men with carts for hauling the
same away, making a' total of It men
and eight carta., The force, is detailed
exclusively to clean streets Improved
with macadam and gravel, and to- clean
the gutters at the sides of streets, and
they , clean an average of eight blocks
per day, at a cost of 332.
OPEN BVENINQS-TILU 9 P. M.
MERRILL BIG CYCLERY BUILDING
SIXTH STREET, Between WASHINGTON and STARK STREETS
Terrific Sacrifices of all lots as quoted be:
low. The following goods will be withdrawn from
wholesale and some sold at retail tomorrow at
about ONE-TENTH VALUE. Come early If you
want a chance at them. Theij will qo flqln-j.
39c for $3 to
About 100 soft and stiff Hats,
Including John B. Stetson and
6?c for $5 to
200 pairs of the best in the
' ' world. Sises, 6 to 7" only; lace
33c for $1.00
60 dozen to select from.
For 11 Shirts, latest styles.
For ta pure wool Underwear.
For Suits worth up to $20. , All
, odds and small lots left from the
rush of the week will be put on
ale and sold at $4.75 for choice.
For Overcoats worth up to $11.
All broken lots of dark colors.
Worsteds, Union. Meltons, - eto.
For $8 Parts, pure all-wool,
light, dark and medium colors.
For S3 odd Vests.
We show over $50,009X0 worth of the finest I
and best grades of Clothing and Hen's and Boys'
Furnishings at 10 to 50 cents on t tie dollar for ,
lL L SIIAFER, Manager for the Receivers.
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The night shift consists of 18 men,
seven horses, nine . carts, three ; power
brooms, and one sprinkler. This force
Is detailed exclusively to clean at night
such streets In the business portion of
the city as are Improved with either
asphalt, brick, stone or wooden blocks,
and they clean seven and one halt miles
per night at a cost of $36.60. ;
There are 36 miles of sfreeU In the
business portion of the city Improved
with that style of paving or nearly five
times more than the present night force
streets of tener than once a week. ' This,
of course, is not very satisfactory, but it
is the best that can b done with the
'yh CprtnkUaf Btreats.
The city owns 23 sprinklers and of
these seven: are worthless and are not
used; the' remaining. IS beinir lmaood
condition and operated every day during
me year aurmg the summer season when
ineir services are reaulred. exceDt Sun
days. Nine of these sprinklers are op
erated by private individuals, under the
direction of . the , superintendent, of the
street cleaning department at a cost to
the city of $4.60 per day for both driver
and team. It is cheaper to hire the work
done this way the four months when
sprinkling Is needed, than to buy extra
horses and pay for their care and feed
during' the other eight months of the
year when they are jiot needed; more
over, the appropriations for cleanlna- and
sprinkling streets do not admit of do
ing otherwise. The other seven sprink
lers are operated by city employes.
"In addition to the above sprinklers
an electrlo car sprinkler was hired, at a
cost of $9 per day (a reduction of $8.46
per day from other charge) and this cov
ers an average of 30 miles per day.
The total amount appropriated for
cleaning and sprinkling our streets for
the year 1903 was $50,000. Of this
amount, $39,804.2 was expended for
salaries, etc., and $4,115.26 went for new
material. In adition to these expenses,
repairs to the city barn and the Decem
ber payroll will require $5,675.69, mak
tng th-total,-xpense aggregate- $49,-
; Comparisons la acilsara.
"In 1900 the number of miles of Im
proved streets required to be cleaned
did not exceed 130, and notwitlrttanding
there were 233 miles of Improved streets
In this city In the year 1902 the appro
priation for cleaning and sprinkling this
district was but $50,000. During the
present year . 143 miles of streets were
Improved, making a total of 27( miles
of streets that-must be kept clean during
the coming year. To do this work sat
isfactorily It will be necessary to pro
vide the number of men named In my
estimate, maxing xne east side of the
river one, , all north of Washington
street one, and all south of Washington
street still another district, and place
a sufficient number of men lo each, of
these sections to keep them clean at all
times, providing the law prohibiting the
throwing of rubbish on the streets Is en
forced, i j v r
"If it Is your desire and Intention to
keep the streets, and crosswalks of this
city in a clean and presentable condition
during the ensuing two years, when peo
pie from all parts of the world are ex
pected to. visit the city, It- will be nec
essary. In my opinion, -to begin . now to
increase the street cleaning and sprink
ling department to such proportions as
will enable It to satisfactorily do the
work expected of it. It is results that peo
ple want, not excuses, and the results de
sired cannot be had except by provid
Ing an appropriation sufficient to pay for
the expenses of cleaning and sprinkling
the streets and keeping them so; and
also, strictly enforcing the law prohib
iting .the throwing of any kind of rub
bish on an improved street and compell
ing contractors and others v to remove
debris and material from the streets lm
mtidiately upon completion of their con
tracts. , Streets may be surfaced with
the most modern pavement and be fol
lowed up with the best system of hand
sweeping,- yet If the public persists in
throwing paper bags, fruit parings, store
sweepings, etc.. Into the streets the sur
face cannot be kept clean., ;' We have an
ordinance prohibiting these violations
and It rests with the police department
to enforce It Offenders should be warned
and prosecutions should follow all viola
tions of the law.i w-v
: THE DALLES HOLDUP
' Chief of , Police &. B.. Wood of The
Dalles returned to this city last night
with Charles Ladd. who Is charged with
holding, up and robbing -the Owl saloon
and gambling house in that city on the
morning of. December. 22. when $1,200-in
cash was secured. ; J
Ladd ' yas arrested late ; Tuesday' af
ternoon by- Detectives Kerrigan and
Snow. . A reward, of $400 is offered for
the. arrest and conviction of the bold
hignwaymam - :-?:.,.. - v. " ' v ;. i
Fait & Rupert, proprietors of the gam
bltng house;-Identified- Ladd as tar as It.
Is possible to do so. - - "
" The holdup oocurred about 2:30 o'clock
In the morning. Entering the front door
the highwayman-locked It, and covered
the crowd in the barroom with his re
volver, 'opened the safe from which he
took about $S0.but overlooked $900;1b
gold, theh' entering the gambling- room
In the. rear he covered the players and
stood them up in line. To a-, young
man tin the crowd he tossed a sack and
commanded : him to fill It with all the
money he, could find. The ypung man
compiled and from the bank and crowd
about $1,200 was ' seoured. Then the
highwayman made a hasty exit through
the rear door. . . s.
The police have learned - that j Ladd
went to The Dalles on the boat reach
ing that city from Portland about, 1 p.
m. the evening prior to the holdup. . He
took the -train for Portland at 4 a, in., a
short time after, ihe robbery.'
TT . i-
Love took , up the .glass rof ; Time and
tlirnAfl If In hla erl marina Vbm. .
Eyenrmoment, UglxUy ahaken, ran It-
asA1 In " - ji- --
Love took up the harp of Life, and smote
, oil all Its chords with might: i
Smote the chord of Self, that,' trembling,
pus a in music out-oi sight. ; t
J. - - . - Tennyson. ;
TUo'l Cure will cur. vtrar'rjotwfc anil
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Brings comfort, and cheer
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Complete with 3 H. P. Stover
Gasoline Engine, two 7-foot
saws, and 100 feet of cable for
drawing machine . back ; and
forth in front of the log. .
Weight complete 2300 lbs.
' The machine has, been reproduced in the above half-tone cut. - The'
object of It Is to saw logs into four feet or other lengths for cord and,
fire wood. The motive power Is a three-horse power Stover gasoline
. engine. It is mounted on a platform built: like a sled; on either en4
is a drum to which a steel wire cable Is fastened, one end of the Cable
being carried out ahead of the machine and attached to a stump, or
tree, the rear drum and cable being ' handled In a like . manner. By
means of these drums connecte d to the gasoline engine with reverse
gear the machine can be moved forward or backward along the log at
will. The drums and cable also serve to move the machine from one
., log to another. ..The saw has a rocking motion., which makes It clear
,: the cut of sawdust on both the push and pull stroke. Roller fenders
' hold the machine at proper distance from the log and dogs fasten It
i securely wjille making a cut. The capacity Is about 60 cords of four-
foot wood per day. , The first machine put out cut through a log 89
, Inches In diameter In two minutes and 68 seconds, and in 14 seconds
v more had moved to the next cut and begun sawing. It also cut a six
foot. log in two IntlS minutes. This was a very pitchy log, and a
gpod, clean log, free from pitch, could undoubtedly be cut In half the'
" time, . ." - . i '
TESTIMONIALS ' ON SAW MACHINE
Barton, Or., Jan. 7, 1904. Mitchell, Lewis & Staver Co., Portland, .
Or. Oentlemen--Some time ago we bought of you one of the Mitchell '
.'Drag Saw outfits, and we jrrlte today to let you know how we are get
ting along. We have been sawing in about its hard timber as any ma- ,
chine will be called to do, and its work has been entirely satisfactory. '
, We have had no serious drawbacks since we,-started, and we find the
saving over ordinary methods of sawing wood Is really more than we
expected. ; ,.;. -.- - '. ,; .- '-..: , , .
We think our outfit Is the best and most complete- that i has yet '
been devised for this purpose,' We, have t sawed 32 cuts of 16-inch '
wood from a three-foot log in one hour, and this. was thoroughly 'sea-
. soned wood, having been, girdled five or six. years before We cut it,'
' and as a consequence It worked far' harder than green timber. ' ' , ; ,
We had occasion to move about half a mile to another body of tlm-
ber. and found no difficulty in loading the machine on a wagon by' using'
skids and Its own power for loading and unloading. ' We.eonslder this
machine a reliable and sure money, maker for any one In the - wool! '
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You can refer any one to us regarding the merits of the machine -
V '-BeavertonOr., Jan, 1, 1904 .Mitchell, Lewis A Staver Co., Port
ia, land, Or. r Gentlemen. I bought one of your Mitchell Gasoline Drag
I Saw Machines and find It to be all that is claimed for It, I have cut
a fiye-foot cut In four and a half minutes and moved to the next cut and '
, ' begun sawing in Id seconds. , i . ,
'I can ordinarily cut without rushing four and a half cords of four
" foot wojd per hour. The machine will , easily move itself either way
nu is sieaay wnen sawing, even witnout dogging' to the log. Ma-
... chiuo win iravei aixjut zu, reci per minute, in moving from one
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I. have sawed nearly 200 cords and 'will write
i have finished my first thousand cords.
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