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COUNTY S UB-JA L A T KELLY B UTTE
The rock crusher at Kelly Butt , ads
: miles aet . of the city, will b put in
. operation by the county prlaonera Oc-
tober 1. . The" slant la now practically
i - complete, there remaining; only to be
finished the 14-foot atoekade around
5 the tall and aurrr. ' r
... With the idea, of UblUhln an in
j etitutlon that would be permanent and
i of yreat value to the county, a strons
; : Jail 20 by It feet ha a bees built. The
. '..walla are of eoU4 concrete, 11 Inches In
' : thickness. The floor la concrete sl
lnchea thick. -The teUln la of steel, IS
feet above t he floor . '. - t
1 Two hundred feet from the Jail, eon.
i - nected with It fcr a atoekade 11 feet
hle-h. ta the aaaaa of rock .known aa
'Kelly Butt. It cover en aeree and
la eompoaed of col Id rock, St feet high
l where the rock crusher will begin work.
. The rock baa boon analysed by govern-,
lament experts, wno pronouncea it im
7 beat In the country. - - - v
." The rock crusher, bunker and power-
nous are at the foot ef the bluS of
rock. - There . hu been' Installed a 40-
horsepower engine) with a to-hora boil
er. ' The crusher baa a capacity of 125
cubic yards ef -rock In ten hours. In
Installing the- plant provision has been
made for future need by aupplylng suf-
? sclent power charting and bunker- ea-
I j' pacity to allow tho rapacity of the plant
1 to be doubled merely by the placing of
- - an additional crushing machine. . -.-
: r la the Bta.. :
. This rock-crushing plant of the coun
ty la the first permanent establishment
' la the state where prisoners may be
worked on tho roada In accordance with
-, . the provisions of the law passed by the
; Oregon Legislature In 115. Rock plies
; - have been used in thi oeunty nd In
other parta of the state, but always be
fore the convicts have been taken out
from the prison la the morning and re-
; . turned In the evening. -
' . . In moat cas?s the , rock that was
i crushed waa broken by band with ham
mars. Only once before has a crusher
been used; that was la thla county on
" tho Llnntoa road, and la all eases the
rock piles were, temporary -and wore
. abandoned after a siiort time. -'
At Kelly Butt la a mass of rock
containing thousands of tons, p recti
, .clly inexhaustible. Tho prisoners who
are aervlng sentences la the county Jail
win be taken to the aubJaU and kept
there during the time of their sen
Flaa of tba JaiL .. .
The plana of the Jail building were
drawn with tho view of aocommodatlng
41 prlaonera, but by crowding aome as
many aa 10 may be kept la the present
JaiL Their sleeping quarter are TO by
tl -feet and are thoroughly ventilated.
A kitchen with a large gaa rang, and
bathroom -'with porcelain ' tuba ecoupy
the east end of the JaiL' Throughout
h hntldlnw tho plumbing and ventilat
ing apparatus baa beea made to eora
..io the city ordinances ta insure
aanltary condition and a maximum Of
comfort for the prlaonera '
The Jail will be boated by ateam. A
gaa plant baa been lnatalled to furniah
gas for lighting and cooking purposes.
Water baa . beea conducted by a pipe
line from tba Bull Run main. .A eeptlo
tank receives the sewage.
Tea hour work will be dona every
Good taste and high '
v quality are " the prominent
' : pointg ! our fan suits.
r - Every j precaution has
been taken to make the -,.v
coats : retain their' shape.-'
Hand work . has been ap. ,
' plied where machines fall ;
; . All the' newest ideas In
" : reinforced linings have been A
"; ; adopted. Every detail has '
. been studied by 'the most :
skillful tailors and you can
,l trnst yourself in one of
' : hes suits to present aa ap
pearanee above criticism.
' FaU Suits 9 10 to 2T.50.
' Clothing bought here will
' be pressed, sponged, and'
"-kepV in repair for one year :
' , Men's and Boys' Outfitters.
1M and 168 Third Street. f
Rock - Crusher and the Mill it Kelly's
V y: f,'
V f ,
; , -' " The Strong New
,. iii t i i . ,
day by the prlaonera Their duties will
be to take the ock from the bluff and
feed It Into the crusher, both of which
are within the stockade. An engineer
wiU.be employed by the county, .
- City rrtsoaera to Work, .
Alt', city prisoners who . are aervlng
sentences will bo taken to work In the
quarry as soon as It la In operation, and
the prisoners will not only be leas ex
pense to the 'city, but will enable the
city to procure crushed rock at actual
The work of placing tho crushed rock
on the county roada will begin at once.
fend County Judge Webster and Com-
mlsslonera Barnes and LJghtner expect
to give thin county the boat syatem of
country roada In tho northwest.
The first work done on the road, by
the prisoner of thla county waa done
In the stockade on th Macadam road,
where band hammers were used by th
prisoner In breaking the rock. Later
slmjlar work was done on th Canyon
UNCLE SAM'S MAIL WAGON r
Probably you have noticed how Uncle
Sam' mall wagons habitually dash
through th streets, ringing a ball now
and then, Ilk a fir angina responding
to a general alarm.
It I not becai'S ther 1 any need
for hurry, but more probably on account
pf th "chestlneis" of some driver, who
Imagine that h I guiding th horse
attached to th chalrot of atat. and
that common folk must get out of th
way or be trampled under. , -.
At least thla la the .opinion of H.
Knowlea. who Is a wood-wagon driver
by occupation. - Knowles appeared at
th police station .this morning in a
atat of advanced dilapidation. - On
arm hung uaaless by hie side and his
hand on the other aid was constantly
feeling of his rllx, to see if they were
still -Intact. - Knowles xplalned " that
while driving near Sixth and - Ankeny
GETS THIRTY DAYS IN JAIL
FOR HAVING ORIGINAL MIND
If there la evr a prisoner arraigned
In th municipal court who doe not
offer aa explanation of or an excuse
for his offense It Is safe to aay that
Judge Cameron wilt fall off hla bench
with aatonlshment -
They will have ah excuse. The moat
common ones ar: "I never did It be
fore, Judge; on my honor,' I never did."
and this uaually from an old reprobate
who has been In Jail more tlmea than
there are wrinkles in his corrugated
countenance. . Or, '1 didn't mean to; I
didn't reallxe how much I waa drlnk
Ing." Of, "I'm no vagrant Judge; I
was Just going to work tomorrow."
Hush Blmmona the orlde of Jamaica
and sa black as the ace of spades, had.
his excuse this, morning, ilk th rest of
NO SHOES FOR WOMEN
A Mew Store, Only Ob ef Its Kind la
Oregon, Sells Xxclaalvely Ma .
Fin Footwear Exhibit Vow Baady for
. Iasptloa. t ":,'.':; ."'"'''
The J. H. ReeveS company has opened
at II Washington street next door to
th Oregon Trust at Savings bank, witb
oertalnly a model shoe etore, but-ao
footwear except for men ia sold. Ths
firm does not carry ladle', misses', chil
dren's or boys -shoes, but devotee -all
Its energies - to dressing the feet of
men. ' Ite specialty I th celebrated
Fnrehelm shoe, a custom-mad produc
tion that Is warranted th qual of
any to ad-to-order footwear In th
United State. - The- shoe Is hot In th
"cheap" claaa. but sell at from 14 to
t.- It Is Its superlative xcllnc
v in.-(u7 ranninu n to in ouyer ana
wearer, and there can be no doubt but that
the . "Men' 8 hoe Shop," aa Mr. Beeves
ha christened hla place, wlU find that
, those buyera who appreciate the best
to be bad for th money will be hie
best- customer. He sells other and
cheaper grades, but hi delight Is In the
Florshelm, because he knowe the ex
treme satisfaction that It will give. Th
eompanya Urge took of good 1 now
upon th shelve ready for tb Inspec
tion ot th men of Portland. '
: . .... ... :.'"" . .
road and on th Llnnton road. . Th first
crusher was put In operation on the
Unnton road and proved very ucceaa-
fuL- ' ,'..
How the Soheme Was Rtarted. - .
5 - Realising th value that a permanent
eounty, Judge Webster and th com-
mlsslonera evolved th scheme of s-j
tabllshing a . aubjaiL. .. The fact that L
most oi in sivaiiaDi roca pnes were ai
some d la tan oe from th courthouse and
that it was necessary that th prison
er be taken to and from tho rock pile
during daylight mad It impossible to
do more than seven hour' work dally.
Tew -tinmen pile of rock at Kelly
Butt waa bought by th county at a
cost of. more than 11.000, and th work
of building th aubjail and Installing
the crashing plant begun several
month ago. Delays have retarded the
progress of th work, but th plant 1
now almost complete and It 1 expected
that th prisoners will be put to work
streets he saw a wagoa marked TT. S.
Mail Wagon No. I" driving toward him
like mad. At first he thought It was
a runaway. He tried to turn out In
time, but th vehicle bore down on
him and struck the wood wagon with
great force, demolishing It Knowles
was thrown heavily to th ground, sus
taining a painful Injury to on of hi
arma and a sever shaking up generally.
Knowlea wanted to have th diivr
arrested for violating the reckless driv
ing ordinance. . No warrant ha aa yet
been Issued, however, as Deputy Dis
trict Attorney Fltagerald haa some
doubts - about - being able to mak th
arrast, as h might thereby be liable
for obstructing the Unitd Btstes'malL
Th victim thinks the recklea driver
counted on an Immunity from such a
cause when he ran into, the wood
wagon. ' . ' ' ...
them.1 But Hugh's was a new on on
"I waa trying to get out of town, like
I promised you the other day," he ex
pla'ned, "but I Juat couldn't I waa
stopped. I was stopped. Twelv man
topped ma on after another, and pre
vented m from getting out of town, I
might hav got -away, anyhow, but I
thought It waa my duty to stay until I
had those men prosecuted. No, I don't
know who they are. Stopped me to
glv me a drlnkT Oh, ho. no; not that
But I feel that they ought .to be prose
cuted all ths same." . t , ,
Judge Cameron smiled Indulgently
and banded the big black fellow a
10-day meal ticket for bis originality of
mind... .. ...
COOS BAY PRISONERS
LANDED IN STATE JAIL
'1 ' ;' i i
" (Special tkptca t Tke Joaratl.) "
Salem, Bept. Jl. Bherlf W. W Gage
Of Coqulll City brought two prisoner
to the penitentiary from Coos county
yeaterdey. . They were Andrew Shut
ter, convicted of larceny and aentenoed
to on year. Th expense of conveying
th prisoners from Coqull to Salem wae
$111.10. .. -.r , .
fj MARINE NOTES. : ;
Astoria, Spt' 11. Arrived down at
and aallad at 10:10 a. m., steamer R.
dondo, for Saa . Francisco. .Arrived
down at 10:20 a. m., schooner Ameri
cana. Arrived at 0:11 and left' up at
tbat-fl0:Z0 a m., steamer Johan Poulsan,
from San Francisco.
fSan Francisco; Sept 31. Arrived,
steamer F. A. Kilburn, from Portland
and way porta Sailed - laat night
steamer J. B. Stetson, for Astoria. Ar
rived lest night teamr Northland,
from Portland. .
Astoria. Sept 20 Balled at 11:15 p
m., French ahlp Laennec, for United
Kingdom for orders.
Astoria, Sept Jl. Condition of tho
bar at I a ra., moderate; wind east;
uUCII TJIIEIil TIL
GO BY STEALER
Kerr, Cifford A Co. Charter the
Tramp Strathfillan to Load
- 1 for Europe.
WILL BE HERE DURING ,
MIDDLE OF NEXT MONTH
Steamer Knight of St George Clears
for ' St Vincent With Valuable
- 'Cargo of j Wheat, Loading Big
Fleet for the Season. '
L . .- . t .....:-..v.
Kerr, Clifford Co. chartered the
British steamer Strathfillan today to
load a cargo of wheat at thla port for
Europe. She Is a new, vessel and one
of the largest tramps bound for thla
place this season, her net register being
t.110 tone. '. She belongs to th line
owning - th Strathnalrn, which waa
chartered neveral weeks ago by the
am firm to load wheat bar. :
Th Strathfillan la now on the' way to
San Francisco-from London -with a
cargo of cement and structural Iron
and - should arrive - there In ' about -, a
week. Allowing her a couple of weeka
for discharging her cargo and making
the run of the coast should reach
Portland about - the middle of October,
The Strathnalrn I following; close in
the wake of th Strathfillan, having
aatled from London for San Francisco
about ten day'a later. I
Th third ateamar engaged to load
wheat her for Europe 1 th Britten
ateamar Imogen, now en rout from An-
twerp to San Francisco with a cargo
of cement and structural iron. Th
Imogen will probably arrlv her , a
ooupl of weeks later than th Strath
fillan. or about th same tlm aa ' th
Strathnalrn. .- -. - -.. .
These steamers will carry away about
110,000 bushels of wheat each, so that
their combined cargo will aggregate
approximately (50.000 bushela At th
rate. wheat la now coming In from the
warehouse ther will be no trouble in
giving th big tramps quick dispatch,
and It Is aald that th charterer are
ramer anxioua o oav una oom aa
arly a poaalbl In order to aecur more
warehoua spec along th waterfront.
A number of sailing vessels will be due
a aV 1
r ,' ';' :
process of making malt
for brewing may be
compared to the unnat
ural rapid growth of
grain planted in mid
summer. 1 1 m a k e s
milt quickly,- but" at
the '. sacrifice .of-. the
vital food quality of
----- , .
uie grain. -
Malt, as most read
ers know, . is the life,
the substance of beer,
and the food value of
any beer depends on.
the richness of the :
. malt from which it is
'. made. .. ' -i ; 'r ;v ,
: Pabst exclusive
eight-day malt i
made in Nature's own
way, by slow growth ;
of the barley.'' All of
the food , value of the
barley is thus retained
in Pabst eight-day
malt, and makes j '
Beer the richest beer
: in food strength. ; ; ,
v Pabst Blue Rib-"
bott Beer is always
pure and clean. ' The -
c ho i c e s t h o p s and;
chemically pure, water
are used with Pabst v
' eight-day malt in , the .
CHAS. KOHN (D, CO.
34 and Fin Pbon Main 460
' mi n t-
to arrive her durlrg the latter tart of
October and Novon.ber and precaution
haa been taken agalnat a possible con
gestion. With the harbor lined on both
sides with vessels discharging and load
ing, the longshoremen will have snore
than their present number will be able
to handle, not to mention the big de
mand for dock space that wUl be sure
Indications ar . that the approaching
fall wut be th busiest in the history
of the port along the- waterfront for
not only will th grain and lumber
shipments be extraordinarily heavy, but
cargoea of general merchandise and
building material will be pouring In at
th rat Of a coupl a week from Euro
pean porta This in addition to th
cargo going out will furnish labor for
a veritable army of longahoremen wnd
recruit ar being trained every day.
Th British steamer Knight of , St
Oeorg cleared thla morning for St
VUicent, Cap Vrd islande. with SJ0.-
031 bushels of wheat, valued at
tli. She la ready to sail, but may not
leave down until Sunday 'morning. Th
Knight of St. George was also 'dis
patched by -Kern Gilford Co. and' ah
has th distinction of leading th fleet
of wheat-carrying ateamera from Fort
land for Europe this season. Her cargo
will probably be ordered to on or th
FOR LUMBER TRADE ; -
Portlaad kraa WUl save jrra
" Schooasr Bulls Soon. '
W. T. Carroll will leave this oity for
Grays Harbor In a few. days to confer
with Shipbuilders there for th eon.
tructlon of a new steam schooner for
th eoaat lumber trad. Mr. Carroll and
others "interested with ' blm hav con
cluded -to build on a quickly aa. th
yards can turn It out and may possibly
build two or three. Th schooner will
have Portland for har hom port
Several weeks sgo Th Journal re
f erred to the possibilities for profitable
Investment In lumbar-carriers, and the
matter was' Immediately taken up by
different parties here, although Mr. Car
roll la aald to be the first to have com.
menoed putting hla plans . Into execu
tion. The craft he tntende ' building
first will have a capacity for handling
from 100,000 to 1,000.000 feet of lumber,
and will also be equipped to carry pas
senger 8h will b constructed along
th earn line as th steara schooner
Jim Butler, which was recently launohed
from LliMfstrom's ' yards on Grays har
bor and is now receiving her machinery
at the wharf of the Willamette Iron
works In North Portland. The Jim But
ler will be ready to go Into eommissloa
In a few weeka I
The demand for lumber-drogher on
the coast la ao heavy that all kinds of
old. dilapidated hulk ar making -big
money for their owner, It vn paying
to hav them towed from port to port
by xpnalv tuaa..- -.
. That - the business le not having a
temporary spurt only, 1 generally agreed
by. shipping men. and lumbar Jlealers,
because California la, In such great need
of building materiel that It .will tab
year to aupply the demand now in
sight, and Instead of falling off It will
probably Increase . steadily - as time
goes on. --x-r - p ' "
' - - WANTS HIS STEAMER-7
Captain Coohraa Ooauaaos . Bait tot
BeooTery of the Arrow. '
Captain' James S. Cochran' baa com
menced suit In th federal court at San
Francisco for th recovery . of ... th
taamar Arrow and all the earning of
th tveaael In excess of a stipulated
amount set forth in a contract between
th owner and th party who leased bar.
Th Arrow le a propeller steamer built
by Joseph Supple In Portland for Cap
tain Cochran.; about ' three years ago.
8h was turned over to st company or
ganised on Pugt sound with the under
standing. It la said, that the boat should
be returned to her owner when sh bad
earned IS7.S00 ever and above the' op
erating expanses. It Is alleged that ths
steamer bae earned over 1100,000 elnoe
than and . that th' lease have failed
to mak any accounting witb Captain
Cochran. According to th Information
received her today. Captain Cochran
seeks to recover not only th vessel, but
also avery. cent earned by her over and
above $17,600. - ; v .;
The Arrow waa taken from Paget
sound to San Francisco about a year
ago and haa boon operated ther on the
bey of late. She le a speedy vessel
built exclusively for the passenger traf
flc and Is well equipped in every -respect
Captain Cochran Is also - managing
owner , of the steamer Telephone, now
lying at the Dunlway dock on the east
side of the. river, The Telephone tia a
bean lying Idle ever sine laat fall,
when eh waa taken1 off th Portland
Casead Locks run after catering to the
excursion business for a fwonths.
BREADSTUFF STATISTICS '
Forttaad Zld Fair sTharVef Bzports
'- Bariag Itoath Of Aagast . '
: During ths elarht months ending 'Au
gust tl the United State exported
breadstuff to th j total amount of 1111.
177.280. Of -this snormous quantity
Portland's share was tttTl.191. The
shipments ' from Portland consisted of
1.074,70 bushsls of wheat valued at
tl.S42.741. and SSS.Ott barrels of flour,
valued at tl.174.ett, i
These. figures were furnished by the
department of commerce and labor In
Its monthly report forwarded - to th
local collector of customs today. " Fort
land maintains lis position among - ths
leading exporting porte in th states,
although th month of August Was un
usually dull even tor that time of the
year when llttl business la expected.
The reason for thla was tb fact that
ther waa no grain worthy of mention
ing In th country that could be spared
for the forelgti market
ALONG J THE WATERFRONT.
The steamer Alliance Is doe to errtve
here from Eureka and Coos Bay during
the night.: ' 1
The steamer TJndlne blew out a cyl
inder heed yeeterday on her way up
from Astoria.. v
The steam schooner Johan Poulsea is
due to arrive In the harbor late this
evening to load lumber Tor a return
cargo to San Francisco. ' '
According to friends In this oity the
three Portland boys arrested at Van
couver. British Columbia, for violating
lbs' dominion' government's fishing
laws, took no money along With them
when they set aall on . their northern
cruise, and hence they may have to aall
thalr boat the Reginald, la ease they
should be fined, in order l to , return
hom a ' 1 - .' ' . 'i
The oriental liner Arabia commenced
loading . timbers St ' Alaaka dock thla
morning. She will shift to the Alblna
dock tomorrow morning to begin re
ceiving general freight and flour.'
Th Russian ahlp Isabel Brown 1. re
ported having left Grimsby for Port
land July tj with general cargo. This
should bring har her about Chrlatmaa
time, or exactly a year after her first
visit to th Willamette river.
. Th steamer Nome City haa cleared
at Astoria for Radondo -with 14.160 rail
way tie; the ateam schooner Tiverton
cleared with 815,000 feet of lumber for,
San Franolson, and the barkentlne Che-'
bill la cleared for th asm destination-!
wltbj0,000 feet of lumber. . - , J
Between These Two t.len -
it'-w . '
rr - - - n r ' 1 1 i r -i
For $1.00 ;a week the man oil the
left may keep himself looking , as
tidy ; and trim as tlie man on the
right, from our closing department
We are glad to credit any honest
man. AH we ask is a small de
posittJien'$ suit is paid for. No embarrassing
conditions iio red tape no "fuss
and botheration." ; You select your-
suit from one : of
tbwhpay rio more tiiah at a cash
storeiahd in such a manner as'tibt
to feel it and
Come iii and
vith bur clothing manager -,
YOU ARE mCOME TO CREDIT i
173-175 RRST ST.
This Is the Familiar Label pf the::
' WaII Knnivn Rrmvnr c v
It Is walaing the streets of Portland on
the heeds of 'Stylishly dressed citizens
CEST IIAT IN
1 : FOR THE
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the best stocks; in
always : look well
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j CLOTHIER, :