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THE OPvEGON DAILY JOURNAL. PORTLAND, FRIDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 22, 1CC5.
IS HER LUST
Thistle, Wrecked and Abandoned
J ; Off Palmerston Islands,
Has a History
The Big Store In the Middle of the Block Horseshoes Over the Doors ,
Next to United States National Bank
69-71-73 Third Street, Bet Oali and Ffcs
ONCE BEFORE ADRIFT
; I ON AFRICAN COAST
.That Time," Also,' She Was Bound
From Portland, but Was Rescued
. by a Tuf Before She Struck on the
.. Coral Reefs. '. .'
Orto tfefore within the past yeafthe
BrUlta bark Thistle," Captain England,
which waa wracked and abandoned on
November S oft the Palpieraton Island
while bound from Portland to Port Plr
rle, Australia, with a cargo of -lumber,
cam almost . solna to . her . doom.
-Btrana-elr enough, on this other occa
sion In her exciting- career she waa also
, en rout from Portland with a cargo of
lumber. - , . . . .
f ' When nearlna the South African
coast, for which she waa headed, a rag-.
nurrjeaoe crossed her path. . Nearly
u or nr. ngfinff. waa carried away,
. and she drlftod aabora near Port Elisa
beth. . Fortunately she -did cot strike
sny rocks and waa pulled out to sea by
a tug before receiving any great amount
.- -Other ahlpe ware badly disabled In
the same storm which swept the coast
of the - dark continent for . almost a
week with una bating fury. The etorm
waa accompanied by rain and a few
tnUes inland the eountry waa.lnundated
On bis return here In the early part of
the summer. Captain England reported
that hundreds of eoollea employed' In
the fields, were drowned. '
The skipper of the -ill-fated Thistle
ed ae a careful and
has long been regard'
grienaa in Portland.
He has . anany
-' .SARAH WILL BE REBUILT.
are and Setter oat fo the Blare
f ; - Ooaapamya meet, r .'-":-
a new- ana larger Doai will be made
. of ' the steamer Sarah Dixon of tha
.'Shaver Transportation company's fleet.
" Yesterday a contract waa let to the
' Portland Shipbuilding ' company to re
' frulld her. She will be provided 'with a
.British Bark Thistle Which Has Been Wrecked;
new hull' II' feet longer than the -old
one, - giving her a length of ISO feet.
Her beam will be given an additional
width 'of two feet, making her IS feet
wide.- All of -the uppe works 'will' be
enlarged to correspond In size with the
hull, and In reality she wilt be a new
vessel throughout. V She will- elao be
equipped with an- oil burning apparatus.
wnen (tie wore iaij oat tq De aone on
the oraf t has been completed the vessel
will be placed la the log-towlng trade.',.
Captain , James'' Shaver has Just . re
tiirne4 front the aotind. whsre ha want
to look at a steamboat with heivlew
of buying her, but decided that ah
would not be suitable for operation on
the Willamette and 'Columbia rivers-
TO USE OIL AS FUEL
Towing Company Oets Veraalaelom Sot
Two Vote Boeta. --'.-,
Permits for ' placing ' oil-burning
planta In the steamers B. F. Jonee and
" 1 1
Maria have been granted and the work
of making the alterations will be start
ed at once. These boats belong to the
Columbia tc Willamette River- Towing
company and are about the only ones
left at this port which ' do not use oil
aa fuel. Several other smaller craft
are still burning Wood and coal, but It
la said that- they Will also be convert
ed Into oil burners very, shortly. Tb
liquid fuel has given the best of satis
faction whenever, used and river . men
say It Is more economical than either
wood or coat. , V .
LUMBER TO GO BY HORN. -
Za Charge of Sailor Oaoe but Oat by a
.- s-. ;.: - V Streetoa.
' Captain A. 8. ScAmmana arrived from
POget sound yesterday to assume com
mand of the American ship C F. Bar-
geant. which will carry a cargo of lum
ber to New York aa soon aai the re
pairs being made to the vessel have
mi m mi mm.
This is just a reminder that we have made especial preparation for belated shoppers.
; Tomorrow our store will be the place to come if you want satisfactory service and
': prompt 'delivery. ' For those who have delayed in their selection of gifts we have added
' 'a few more specials fof tonight and tomorrow. Here are a few of them. Come and
see the others. , . : '.:; "V
- .-.-..l-4 . 'j v . i . 7,.. . . . .
v ..' -i. '., . ''.' 2
In Oolden Oak and
. Jlahogany. Plata or,
- covered seata. ...
$1.25 to $5X0
mi 1 '
I hi I
Built of selected Birch with flne
Mahogany finish. -Regular Il.tO..
la Oolden Oak and
Weathered - Oak. In. a
variety ,of shapes. ,
$1.I0 Io $8.00
CUEVAl MIRRORS - ;
Some beauties In pol-,
ished Mahogany with
nne piae wtirvi.
. Handsome Weathered Oak Rocker
with . leather seat. Solid and mas
sive. ; i
In Oolden Oak,-Weathered
Oak and Mahogany.
Special .......... T.T5
Special ...... ..f 13.75
BISSEL'S BALL- DEARKG CARPET SWEEPERS
less. IDEAL XMA3
Kasr to Operate, Absolutely Noise- CO ' CI CS CIO;
gift... .,Mfifysfisry v-r i.u
f. r .
been completed. Captain Scamman was
master of the Sargeant until about a
year ago, when he waa badly Injured
in a streetcar wreck. At that time
his ship waa moored for the winter In
Columbia slough and the skipper was
hurt while returning to her from Fort-
land. When he had finally recovered
the Sargeant had left tor Alaska to 're
main during the salmon fishing sea
son. He then went to San Francisco
and recently took charge of the Ameri
can ship John A. Brlggs, belonging to
tne same line. She, too.' will carry
lumber to New York, having completed
loading her cargo on the sound a few
days ago. The Sargeant will take out
about 1,200.000 feet of lumber. Making
the trig around Caps Horn will be no
new experience to Japtaln Scamman.
Many years ago he made a number of
voyages on sailing vessela from the
Atlantic to the Paclflo coast.. .
TO MOVE COUNTY SEATFROM
. VALE TO ONTARIO
Mass Meetings tfeing Held and
Petitions Circulated for Re
' - moval of Courthouse.
(Special Dispatch to Tb Journal.) .
Ontario, Or, Deo. A maas meet
ing was held at the opera-house Wednes
day night to Inaugurate the camDaian
for county seat removal. 5i4
i There was a large attendance and It
waa the general -opinion that Ontario
would receive to per cent of the vote
of Malhetfr county as against IS per
cent ror vaie.
The finance committee has 'collected
1,000 to carry on the campaign. Several
present gave 1100 each and pledged more
as it Is needed.
Mayor J. A. Lackey waa elected chair
man, J. X Burtridge secretary and C ID.
Kenyon treasurer. The executive com
mittee elected was B. H. Test, W. W.
Looney and W. B. Laurence; the legal
committee. A. N. Sol Ins, W. R King and
C, McGonaglll, and press committee Sey
mour M. Bell. William Flugoorr and J.
Ontario la growing very- fast and now
has fullv 60 per cent of the vote of
Malheur Tsoaaty. petitions will be cir
culated at once and every precinct In
the county will be thoronghly canvassed.
ALBANY POULTRY SHOW .
' PROVING BIG SUCCESS
- (Special Dispatch te The loaraaLl
Albany, Or., Dec. 21. The . poultry
ahow of the Central Willamette associa
tion now running here has proven a
great sucoess and many fine birds have
been brought to the attention of poul
try growers. Thai rooms are constantly
filled with sightseers and the flne birds
of all kinds-are a great attraction to
the citlsena of Albany-and- surrounding
eountry. Many fine fowls have been
sold to visitors to the show and the
breeding of fancy poultry will receive
a great stimulus here. -
Tonight the dressed poultry will be
exhibited and later at a banquet to be
held by the exhibitors the exhibits of
dressed poultry will be given a practical
lest in the menu. Itls expected that
an association will be formed tonight
to Include the cities of Albany, Cor
vallis, Eugene and perhaps Salem, when
shows will be held annually alternat
ing In these towns. .,
ONTARIO TO VOTE UPON '
BONDS FOR NEW SEWER
s '' (Speelal Dispatch to The Journal.)
Ontario, Or., Dec. ii. The city coun
cil Tuesday night passed a resolution
calling a special election in It days to
vote 20,000 worth of bonds for the pur
pose of putting In a sewer and drainage
system. There Is no question aa to
their being carried almost unanimously,
aa a sewer system la badly needed. The
mayor and city council are solidly in
favor of the bond Issue and the city has
now reached a else that sewerage Is a
The Ontario ; Lumber company la a
new corporation that will start business
here January 1 with a capital stock of
Mr. J. D. Lackey will start work on
a new brick building on Nevada avenue,
adjoining the present Lackey block. The
building when completed - will be occu
pied by . a new bank. . .
?.; A Joyful. Awakening..
Christmas morning many a home will
be ushered In by the aoul-atlrrlng tones
of a piano" brought by Santa from the
houae of Ellera; 10 down -will place a
fine high-grade piano In your home for
Chrlatmaa and make U the happiest
Christmas of -alL '" '
Coma and select your piano today. Re
duced prices on all lines. Ellers Tlano
Houae, ' til Washington street, corner
Park. .'. ,. -.;.--,- ... ' '
Indiana Choose Interpreter.
v (flnectal DtaMtrti to The Jneraal.)
Pendleton, Or., Dee. 23. In a conven
tion at tha Umatilla Indian reservation
Leo Samaon. an educated Umatilla In
dian boy, waa ' elected to act as in
terpreter in all ' transactions between
the Indiana end the government. .
. - Tomorrow
., -. . . . . . - '. . . , . v. ' ' - " . :
to Purchase Men's $20
$18 and $15 Suits, Over
coats & Cravenettes
$20 Tuxedo Suits, $20
Cheviot Suits, $20
Tweed Suits, for ......
$18 Blue Serge Suits, ;
$18 Fancy Worsted
Suits, $18 Homespun '
Suits, for . v . . . . . . . ; .
$18 Cheviot Suits, $18 Tweed Suits, $18 Double and
( : Ttaria finifw fnf 1 -
VVW WaUkP eWa
- $15 Fancy Worsted Suits, $15 Black Worsted Suits,
,$15 Tweed Suits, for . .
$15 Cheriot ' Suits, $15 Unfinished Worsted Suits,
$15.Worsted Suits, for.....:..................J...M.......:
$15 Long Belt Overcoats, $15 Cravenette Coat, $15
. Medium Length Coat, for.....,.......:.,
- $2.50 and $2 SHOES $1.45
'Odds and Ends of all our
' 'regular and best selling
' $2.50 and $2.00 Shoes;
Bala Bluchers arid low
- cuts are represented, in
all kinds of leathers, and
V all the new toes. : .
' Special at . . . .'. . .$1.45
$4.00 AND $3.50 HIGH"
CUT SHOES, $2.85 '
10 and 12-inch High Cuts, In
graifi calf, Samson calf
' - and viscolized; a great
Shoe for any one requiring
footwear for hard outside
'.' wear. Special atv$2.85
Slippers . . . .'. : 65
Men's Alligator , s
Slippers ............85 v
. Men's Black Romeo
Men's Russet Romeo
Slippers ........ ..$1.50 ;
teeeee . , m
is aee.ef ' m M i.
AMERICA'S GREATEST $2.50 DAT
A Hat to .Fit your Face A
Sire to Fit YourJ Head 60
Styles 30 Shades and Colors.
New Mid-Winter Blocks Just
received. ; Don't give tip $3 for
A Hat when The Fullworth of
fers the same quality, and in
many instances more style, at
a saving of 50c. Investigate.
Thousands have been convert
ed. A showing ' wtU convert
you. The Fullworth is the Hat
that proves. s
$2.50 Hats for $1.85
''Just' received another shipment of 30, styles of new Mid
Wmter Hats, in 20 colors. These Hats are sold all over the
United States" for $2.50, and give excellent satisfaction and
wear. . Will place them on sale tomorrow at. . . . . . .$1.85
Boys' Knee Pants Suits, Boys' Overcoats
AT ONE-IMF MCE
. You take off One
In the house
Se343 e we--
Half of any Boy's Suit or Overcoat
...... For our
.... . .For our
.. ,. ..For our
Boys'; Furnishing Goods
50c Corduroy Knee Pants. .............. .p...... 35
Fleece Lined Underwear....;... .25
$2.50 Worsted Sweaters. . . .$1.50 '
35c Waists . ;.10
$1.25 .Flannel Waists. ..,... 85
50c Gloves ..... . . 25
25c Gloves :...15
Smoking Jackets v
$5.00 Smoking JackeU 2 (J5
$7.50 Smoking Jackets j J
$9.00 Smoking Jackets J J gJ
$10.00 Smoking Jackets .
50c for $1 aadl 75c KecStiver
Xmas ""Special 100 doxen
"' Four-in-Hand Ties; regular
$1 and 75c silks, all new
patterns. Special at.... 50
Grain Calf, Extension Soles
Every pair warranted; !r-i
9 to 11; regular $1.3.
Special T . - '
Sires llj to 2; r- ' -
Sires 2i til'r.i
i r " r ' ' '