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    TIIJl OKEGO!N" DAILY JO UKNAL, TOKTLAXD, SATURDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY G, 1004.
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1 & WOMEN'S CLUBS &
"PERSONALS
' souvenir button sent me by you. En
: oiosed .And the remittance.
"From the national capital, -where the
' importance of the Lewi and Clark ex
pedition Is ' best realised, we send a
" greeting to the Sacajawea Statue asso-
elation. Our young ladles are learning
me interesting story of Sacajawea. and
- .her work for our country the Story is
. well told In 'The Conquest.' - '? .:;
"We wish the association, all possible
success .in carrying out the patrlotlo
- project for which -'it was .formed, and
heartily recommend it to ail who are ln
' terested In the education of the young
people of America. 8ineereiy yours, ,
-JUDITH LEROY STEELE, .
, 'Principal.
. The school of which Miss Steele Is
v principal is one of the most fashionable
; at the National capital, and is In the
building which was formerly occupied
by the Chinese legation.
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, AST COLLECTOBfl' CtUB.
The Art Collectors club Of Phlladel-
pliia is a co-operative association, the
members of which are Interested In art
. Jt encotfrages' the study of art, and as
sists Its members in securing copies
end an historical knowledge of the
world' , greatest art' productions. . The
: club'' reproduces famous paintings by
the murillotlul, meszotiul, colortype and
other processes, exclusively for its mem-
bers, and at prices heretofore unparal
leled In the history of art reproduction.
Specially prepared studies, giving in
' formation about the famous artists and
their work are mailed at intervals, to all
. members. There Is o expense for these1
studies: The club aims to Weep n mem
bers Informed upon all subjects relating
to art. To answer various Inquiries
. that have been made, the Art Collec
tors' club desires it to be. distinctly un
derstood that it make nettling for the
; trade, and supplies nothing to the trad.
Its picture are made specially and
, exclusively for its own member, and
, cannot be bought at any art shop at
any price. - -
The membership is necessarily lim
ited and .exclusive.. Only those duly
Invited or nominated are eligible A
large miscellaneous membership is, not
desirable, f In the first place picture
offered to everybody at low prices be-
come "cheap and common;" and in the
second place, fine art plates, such' a
. are being used by the club (for it mur
. lllotluls. for Instance) will yield only
, a limited number cf good proof. AH
members have equal privileges. The
pictures sent to a member In the most
remote districts are precisely the same
in every particular as those delivered
to the officers of the club, or as used
for drawing room or library decoration
In some of the most luxurious home In
Eastern cities. -
The Art Collectors club has no mem
bership j fees. - Membership cannot be
bought at any price. There is no ex
pense whatever, except for such art pro
ductions as members care to buy.
We are indebted to Mr. A. C. New 111
of Bishop Scott academy, who has long
been a member of this desirable club,
for the above Information and for the
'opportunity of examining many of her
beautiful pictures obtained in thia way.
" , if a
' THE BIO TBEB BXX.&.
' "I appeal to you to protect these
;.. mighty trees, these wonderful monu
ments, of beauty." -Theodore Roosevelt.
The Calaveras big tree committee .of
AT THE THEATRES
(Continued from Page Fifteen.)
cases,- partjcularly when the offense Is
of an exceptionally flagrant nature, the
(people, untrammeled by forms, will not
brook the law's delay and take the exe
cution of the law into their own handa
It is In cases of this kind that the or
ganization known as the whltecaps
makes Itself felt. Myron Lefflngwell,
the autborrwas"bOTir1Ccntucklan. " On
Thursday and during the remainder of
the week "Doris" will hold the boards,
'.jjeBsw.Hniney appearing as Doris Vane,
AT THE XUTXMX.
The Pollard Opera company, which
has scored such Immense success at th
Baker theatre last week, has added two
more performances to its engagement
here. These will , take place tomorrow
afternoon and evening at the Empire
theatre, and the opera chosen will be "A
. Gaiety Girl," In which they have al
ways made a decided hit. The story
opens at winDridge Barracks, the head
quarters of the Life Guards, who have
Invited some society ladies to a garden
party. Major. Barclay has taken advan
tage of the occasion to invite some gai
ety girls. It is in the mixing of society
.with stage celebrities that causes many
of the funny complications. A Jealous
' French maid tries to make it appearthat
the heroine of the piece has stolen a
diamond comb, and around that the com
plications of the piece revolve.
-JAWS" AT THE BAKZH.
Beginning tomorrow afternoon, with
the usual matinee, the Baker Theatre
company will reappear at the Baker the-
' at re after a week's absence In the farce
"Jane." Here's the story of the play:
A reckless young man ha been getting
money from Ms guardian on the state
ment that he liaa an extravagant wife.
He really has no wife at all, and when
the guardian suddenly appears on a visit
It is necessary to provide a wife. He
provides himself with one, and his but
ler obligingly provides him with another.
A child Is needed, and one found for the
occasion. Another is needed and not
found, but is accounted for. The mother
of th first child comes and demands it,
but the butler, who Is the real husband
of the master's pretended wife, tires of
the game and exposes tha trick. The
butler and the maid servant are re
united, the mother recovers the child,
and a pretty girl comes forward, whom
the gay young bachelor really doe
marry, while the guardian beams, for
gives everybody and paya all the bills.
ID ETBKXAZ. CITY."
The handsome scenic production,
which will be seen at the Marquam
Grand theatre in the near future, is i
that of Hall Calne's "The Eternal City."
In which Llebler & Co. are starring Ed
ward J. Morgan with Sarah Truax. late
head of the stock company at the Grand
opera-house, Pittsburg, as leading worn-
n. There are five rcts, aggregating
eight scenes. In this drama. All are
historically accurate, being taken from
actual' places In Rome, and several are
remarkable in subject, scope and exe-'
cutlon, particularly one representing the
Vatican gardens, with 8t. Peter's In the
distance, and another' showing the
ruined Coliseum In the moonlight. From
a scenic standpoint as well as because
ttt Its absorbing and forcefully told story
and the splendid manner In which it
wa acted by Mr, Morgan and bis as
the Outdoor Art league is putting forth
strenuous efforts to secure the passage
through congress of what Is known as
the "Big Tree BiH." . The object of the
bill Is to reserve, as national park.
that part of California containing the
Calaveras groves. . Almost every state
In the Union has been appealed to to
add Its vote and voice for the preserva
tion of these trees. (-,--.-
The bill will be presented at ' the
present session of '' congress1 by the
united California delegation. Twice be
fore" bills have been - preaented ' and
been opposed by the public land com
mittee and passed tha senate, but failed
to reach a hearing in the house Of rep
resentatives. This would seem inexpli
cable, if in stating the matter a lltt.e
later-on the committee bad not said: .
"Forty mill and logging companies
are now at work, wholly or In part.
upon - the big tree timber."
. The same ."colored gentlemen" may
be at work as is some times employed
to purloin bills, or manipulate them, iri
our Oregon legislature. .
The committee engaged - upon this
preservation work (of which Mrs. Lovell
White of San Francisco is chairman),
has not relied upon it own wisdom to
give reason for urging this measure,
but Incloses with other matter. the fol
lowing extract from a higher, Indeed,
the very highest authority:
"1. The dimensions of the big tree
are uneoualed.
"2. The age of the big tree makes It
the oldest living thing. ,
"J. The majestic beauty of the, big
tree Is unique and world-renowned.
"4. It now exist only in ten Isolated
gloves on slope of the Sierra Nevada
mountains, and nowhere else In tha
world. . . ,
"6. The Mariposa grove 1 today the
only one of consequence which Is com
pletely protected. ' ,
"t. Most of the scattered groves of
big trees are privately owned,' and
therefore in danger of destruction.
"7. Lumbering Is rapidly sweeping
them off; 40 mills and logging compa
nies are now at work, wholly or In part,
upon big tree timber.
"8, The southern groves show some
reproduction, through which there is
hops of perpetuating these groves; in
th northern groves the species hardly
holds its own. ".'
". The species represents a surviving
prehistoric genus of trees once growing
widely over the globe." Report by Di
vision of Forestry. . , 1
Oregon club women have taken an ac
tive interest In the work and through
their stats and city federations have
appealed to their delegates at Washing
ton. In reply to a letter from a stats
officer. Senator Mitchell says:
"The enterprise is a most praise
worthy one, and anything I may be
able to do In aid of its purposes will
be cheerfully done."
K
I rmcrxss ok "txxab.
The Tuesday Afternoon Club ' was
pleasantly entertained by Mrs. J. IX
Hayes, 14( North Sixteenth street.
Each member gave several similes from
the "Iliad." and the program which fol
lowed was: 'The Women of the Iliad,"
MrsrOtto HlrschrCharacter-Sketchof
Aeneas," Mrs. J. E. D. Stalling; "Fu
nerals and Funeral Games," Mrs. Frank
MUesi 'Tne Customs and Manners of
Homer's Time." Mrs. George Dunham;
"Excavations on th Sight of Troy,"
Mrs. J. M. Gllnes.
sociates. "The Eternal City" was the
most talked-of play In the eastern cities
last winter, even though the season had
more than the ordinary number of the
atrlcal surprises. 1
"A MATIim TJDOL."
Last season Paul Gllmore made a pro
nounced sucoess in "Th Tyranny of
Tear." This season he has scored a
positive triumph in "The Mummy 'and
the Humming Bird." Triumph follow
ing success Is Indeed fraught with mean
ing. There is a reason for everything.
and, of course, there is for this. Paul
Gllmore is a unique figure on the Amer
ican stage. He combines the qualities
so essential to being a popular favorite
in the greatest degree. He Is what
manyareonljL said 19 .be.al,matlnee
Idol." In "The Mummy and the Hum
ming Bird", his manager, Jules Murry.
nas given Mr. aumore a vehicle calcu
lated to show off all this actor's good
qualities to the best possible advantage.
Lord Lumley, the dear Mummy of the
play, is such a lovable character that
even a less capable artist would be ad
mired In the part. His wit. like Mer-
cutlo's, is bubbling, and no matter how
serious the situation, the dear Mummy
tempers all his trials with th delight
ful wit of Ms nature. What a foil the
Humming Bird Is for the Mummy! How
penitent Lady Lumley grows when she
becomes .cognisant of the real worth of
her husband, and how she despises the
sinister spirit of the evil genius of the
play! But why recount tha many at
tractive features or "The Mummy and
the Humming Bird T' Both will be here
next Monday and Tuesday night at th
Marquam Grand theatre. Seats are now
selling. . , ,. :.
A BAUAB 0f JMJmiTTS. ,
. From Smart Bt.
Jeannette has found another fad
She's joined the literary crew!
Mors evanescent dreams she's had
j nan any gin you ever knew.
But whatsoe'er aha nlnna in An
No contradiction will she brook;
And she assures me it Is true
That she's resolved to write a book!
8oclety and I are sad '
She scorns our favors, and In lieu
Thereof, she takes her scrtbbling-pad, ;
i ne pam or giory to pursue;
Though from her ! head she cannot
screw
A plot, by any hook or crook.
Her pencil she dll-ht h '
For she resolved to wrlte a book. ;
In ink-splashed cambric, now. she's clad;
- Her hair is nla.it ed In a nmiu-
Strictly sub rosa, I may add '
iter stocKings are Bostonlan blue;
The ShODS. the Ttlnv. thm "nrlva ..I"
Now win from her no passing look.
nor win sue listen when I woo,
For she's resolved to write a book.
Girls, here's a splendid chance for you
To take the place Jeannette forsook;
I'm looking for a sweetheart who
Has not resolved to write a book.
' Bllgat SUfereaee.
From the Commercial Tribune.
He "If I were suddenly to lose all my
money, would you marry me just the
same?"
She -"Not quite the same, dear. W
should have to invite a few hundred
more of the rabble to bring us present."
Han and the Mour.
From Judge.
Mrs. Mason-Lodge (waking suddenly)
"I that you, Henry. What time Is
it?" ,:,r- .-:'..'.'
Mr,. Mason-Lodge (comfortingly)
"'Sh, dear! '0 mush -earlier, 'n us'ly la
at thlNh time, I 'sure you," r
Judge J. J. Murphy and his son, Ches
ter, Murphv, former captain and quarter
back of Stanford's football team, and
now an attorney of this city., are guests
at the Palace hotel in this city.
Rev.i William E. Randall, pastor of
the Central Baptist church lectured In
South Bend Tuesday evening; His tbemt
was. "Integers and Farctions,"
Mr. and Mrs, Edmund Gurney have
returned from Los Angeles. Mr. Gurney
met his wife there on her return from
Nashville,-Tenn.' J"-'.'-';,:y-.;-:v.
p' Mrs. V. Carens is Jn Spokane.
Dr. and Mrs. Howard, who have' been
Visiting Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Mahan in
Astoria, have returned home. ' r-
i Mrs. Prettyman ha eturn4 f rom-r-valllsy
where she has .been visiting
friends. ' ...;'. iv--.-.v
; C. E. Hadley of Tillamook was a visitor
jn this city Sunday.
Mrs. Blair Scott and laughter left Sun
day night for Santa Barbara, Cal where
they will spend the remainder of the
winter. ' ...
Mrs. Florence D. Calef and .daughter
have returned from a winter's stay In
California. - , -
Rev. and Mrs. John Dawson and Miss
Nellie Williamson of Roseburg will come
to this city soon to, make it their future
home. Rev. Dawson has accepted the
pastorate of the Church of the Good
Shepherd.- , . ,J . -
Mrs.' Arthur Brand of San Francisco
Is the guest of her mother, Mrs. L. W.
Sltton.
Miss Mamie Barnes will leave soon tar
Los Angeles for a visit. .v.'-
Mrs. Duncan G. Inverarlty of Seattle
is visiting friends in this city for several
weeks.
Mrs. Joslah Myrlck of this city was at
the Palace hotel In San Francisco last
week, on her way to Los Angeles, where
she will visit her son, - : -
Hon. David M. Dunne spent a few days
of last week at Seaside. '
Mrs. P. T. Hall and Miss The! ma Hall
are visiting Mrs. J. C. Hammell in Cor-'
vallts. . '
Miss Sarah Lawler of Astoria is visit
ing friends in this city. ,
Miss Jessie Holmes of Salem IS spend
ing some time with friends here.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Meier and Mr. and
Mrs. Emanuel Esslng have gone to south
ern California to spend the rest of the
winter, ;;,?.
Mr. and Mrs, Arthur Bchubach are en
tertaining their niece, Miss Cora Marx of
Detroit, Mich. - ,
Mr. and, Mrs. 8amuel Lock wood are
visiting their daughter, Mrs. John For
syth, at her home in Pasadena. CaL
Miss Nan Wood Is visiting in . New
Tork for a month.
Mrs. Frank Shelley Is entertaining her
mother, Mrs. Wallace Weatherwax, of
Aberdeen, Wash.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Noske are in Cali
fornia, i: ',.;' ' 'I
Mr. and Mra V. W. Williams are visit
ing in La Grande. s , ;
Miss LInnle Williams Is visiting her
sister, Mrs. Fred Oberw, in Independence.
Mrs. C. M. Alden is at The Dalles, the
guest of her mother, Mrs. I. P. Joles.
Mrs. N. Boyd of Roseburg is Visiting
with friends- here.
Mrs. J, W. French and Miss Camel
Bolton are visiting in this city for a
short time. . i
"Mr. and Mrs. ".Amos 3. Buchannen of
Roseburg have com to Portland for a
stay of several months. '
Miss Ballard of Beetle has arrived to
spend a fortnight with Mr. and Mrs. F.
Eggert at the Hobart-Curtls..
Miss Lets Drain of Astoria, wtao has
been visiting her sister, Mrs. W. P. Lll-
lls for the past week, will return home
tonight.
Dr. Brougher. the new pastor Of the
First Baptist church, and Ms wife, will
be the guests of honor at a reception to
oe given by the members of the church
on Tuesday evening, February 9.
Aprons Useful and 'Artistic.
: One of the season's Innovations is the
apron. Jt is dainty, beruffled and pic
turesque, ana is to be worn both orna
mentally and for use. But even the
useful ones are so pretty and becoming
as to make every girl feel Industrious.
They corns in coarse linens, holland and
crash, and are trimmed with bands of a
contrasting color or braid. Make them
with ruffles running over. the sleeve
tops and a poke-shaped belt of some
soft material, perhaps percale.
One that is striking and becomlng'lo
a brunette is of turkey red. It has the
advantage, too, of not soiling so easily
as iignter coiorea materials.
The woman who does her own house.
work will find the artist apron a good
one and very comfortable to work In.
It Is usually made of striped or checked
gingnam.
The dainty little' sewing aprons are
made of some pretty colored or flowered
muslin, cut in squares or circles, with
very , full frills all round, , and tiny
pockets set on. The prettiest ones cau
db maae xrora large handkerchiefs.
BiAsura xv bzd. 1
Commenting nrmn th
slon of the habit of reading in bed,
American medicine concludes that if
the Position is lltarallm nrnna Vi ht.it
is bad. because in such a nnrntini, .v.
J.vv..W.. . V
vyu ro nxcu upon tne dook in a strain
ma biiu narmrui way and the book can
not.be sufficiently 111
jui it one sits propped up by pillows.
in mucn xne same nnaitinn nf h. a
and trunk as when in a hair v,..
be no evil, consequences, providing a
u t'B'u is rignuy placed behind
and at one side of the head.
The ereateat rfiinii ...n .
. . ' I " " ... w. lomuiiisi in
bed, is that the attention Is not dls.
iraciea ny tne discomfort of the body,
the .noise and interrnntitn 1
other times. Let one take an erect posi-
nii ue uuuy ana neaa. oe assured
he has a rood oculist ami k li. h.
- w- - . iiKflK.
is strona-. white, steaiiv an
uc iutj men reaa with Impu
nity until drowsiness cautions him to
GOT AX ZAHXiT BBXAX7AST.
: From th New Ynrlr Trlk,m. .
Farmers are alwa
a. pension examiner, traveling in Ken
tucky, had an experience which taught
mm muni, vim rural iaea Or - early ' Is.
He put up at a farm house for the
nlirht anil nalre1 in ha .iuj
. uuniivr in
early breakfast. In what seemed to
una minuies arter he had gone to
sleep he was awakened hv a lrnn.i,i..
- -'lUk.lll.
on the door. -
"Get ui In there!" a voles ' shouted.
'It's alttln' UD time. Ynur tiri,i,..t i.
ready."' , .
The examiner rnaa In h .k .u.i-
dressed, and came into the breakfast
room.
"What time 1 it?" he asked. .
"It's about 2 o'clock, I reckon."
"Well.' what in thunder An vm
by waking me at S o'clock,
"Didn't vou snv vnn wint4
breakfast," said the farmer with deep
UUIJUVIIK , , '
framing.
From the Philadelphia Press.
Stranger "The morgue is rleht nut
this street, Isn't it?"
Boy "Yep."
Stranger "If I board any one of
these trolley cars will it take me there?"
Boy-"If yer try to board one tm
.cars yer'll git there sure enoughs : "
ELECTRIC
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m There's a class of people who want the best in every
"Hnc for their home and business The best food, the best
medicine, modern . sanitary plumbing and the best light
only are good enoughs;, , . ; .
Electric light can be used in so many ways and; in
t so many places where other forms of light are impossi:
- ble, or, at best, provide , very ,poor results. The instan
".taneous availability of Electric Light over other forms of
illumination makes it invaluable, . No dirt no danger, .
Can be controlled by a: turn orpush of a button, ;
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BIGHT:
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; The store or office lighted by electricity is well lighted.
Electric light is the light of the age, . Without good ilium-:
.nation no merchant must expect to draw trade,
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If .you are contemplating the use of power, or are in s'
need of any help for your plant on account of insufficient s
capacity, we can help and make money for you.
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ELECTRIC
POWER
Large or small- manufacturers, who have need for
power in any quantity, can be better served by using our
electric motor and taking our current than by any other
method,- We can supply power, in any part of the city.
It is always ready, day or night, every day in the year.
The equipment is clean noiseless, and occupies very
little space, ; Best in every way, ; Both first cost and
operating expense are at a miniinum. Call on: us if you
are in need of power,, . - :
Portland General
Electric Go.
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