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DAILY" JOURNAL, PORTLAND, SATURDAY EVENING, JULY 13, 1C07.
RAIL CARRIERS MUST
MEET WATER COMPETITION
rstate Commerce Com
missiqjier ; Lane Decides
Eower itates Justified.
TO PORTLAND'S CIALU
It Transcontinental Road Can Make
Reduction to One Coast Metropo.
- lis They , Can Properly Do So to
Another Principles Discussed.
'"-'The Mkorr upon which traffscontl
Rental rates ar made ) thaj. rail car
' liars ars compelled to meet- the com
petition of water carriers doing bust-
; neas out of 8an Francisco bay. Prior
toeiho time of transcontinental rail car
riage, ' transportation .:. front', eastern
Btatsrt to San Francisco was wholly by
Ter or by the Panama or Nlcaraugua
routes; when the first transcontinental
' railroad reached tidewater it found It
self compelled to meet this competition.
Vpon- thtr theory ranseofiMnentaTlinee
nava justified lower ratetyrto Hun Fran
Cisco than to Intermediate points." --'
- 'i Affects Spokane Case.
- In a decision lust delivered br Frank
lin K. Lane, Interstate commerce com
tnlssioner, on a Southern Psclflo rate
caae affecting San Franclaco freight
rates, the foreaoln lanausse Is used.
"' Its meanlnar Is taken to be virtually a
decision favorable to Portland's con
tention In the Sopkane rate ease. If
-.. -t tranaoontlnental rail camera have
' "properly" made lower rate . to San
Francisco than to Intermediate points.
to ' meet competition of water carriers
, out of San Franclaco bay. then trans
continental . roads may properly ' make
lower- rate -toPortland than -to - In ter
Turned lata points; In competition with
water earriera out of the Columbia
The decision Is believed to be a fore
. "cast of the position the lnterstate.com
1 merce com rn lea I on will hold upon the
nueatlon of water competition control
' Una- terminal rates at tidewater, whether
Vsucn rate. -lnvlve terminal points on
' the Pecifla, the Atlantlo or cult eea--,
Bsooamlias Oomoetltio. .
fc-'Ttlecas lit which Commissioner
line's decision dlrecilv appllee la one
T- In which It la ordered that , the South-
ern Paciflo railroad company shall here
after refrain from adding to the trans
tztzz. continental freight rate a toil of five
. cents per ton. In the opinion he t. -s
cusses the transportation principles
- that have an important bearing on the
, -Spokane rate ease, in that ha recognises
flatly the water basis of competlt.on
r-v common carriers. The esae involved
the rl-tbtof the Southern Paciflo com--x-Tpany
to wharge as a part of Its ra.e
i to' San Francisco a state toll of I
' vents per ton. From the statement of
facts It appears that the Southern Pa-
, rlilo company enters .Ban Franclaco bv
.two lines, one from the northeast,
known as the - Osdea route, which
reaches San Franclaco bay at Oakland:
and traffic by this - routs Is ferried
transhay, landed upon the wharves In
v Ban Franclaco, and-hanled thence to Its
station and yards. The second route,
' ' known as the coast line, comes from the
- southeast, following aenerally the line
- , of the ocean shore, and enters Sen Fran
, claoo by tne all-rail peninsular route,
. V landing its traffic at the railroad com
Jpeny'a station. The Ogden line la much
----the older -of the two. and was, amt
,1 merged with the Southern Paciflo torn
panv, known as the Central Paciflo ralt
i road. . The coast line, br which freight
f. Is transported to end, from SanFran-
-Vclsoo-TWlthout -oroaalrfg- San -Franclsoo
' r bay or the wharves or waterfront of
San Francisco, has been open only since
June, 101. - -ac . ' . i
The title to the land which constitutes
' the water front of the city and county
, or Ban Francisco is in trie state or can
'! fornla. and the gereal charge and man-
Jigement.of this water front, and of the
docks and wharves erected alone- the
- same, -are In the board of state harbor
commissioner which is vested bv law
"; with the right to collect charges for
- tiockage. wharfage, cranage tolls, and
rents for the use of the same. In ao-
- -sordance with' this power.- the board of
state harbor commissioners has fixed
a schedule of tolls upon merchandise
ftaaslng over these state premises, rang
ng proportionately downward from five
j0se)ta per ton to one cent on 400 pounds
. or less. 1 . , ,
The-opinion continues: ' - .. ;
, , ,;. Tost of Argument. -
' "Traffic moves from the east via the
s, coast line Into - San Franclaco. and Is
- there delivered to the consignee, to
, whom Is presented an expense bill show-
ing. among other Items the articles car
- I I III I I " I Mill Sll 1 1 1 1 1 I I Ill -
when-there. 'arc 'no .piano :": ,'. :rJJj'(': -'--" ' VCL'
Hargaini, to'bc' gotten!'.; ;:-;;:'V-'"'T Atr' V' -;
rcorr7eto"thTg a oumtner
' onstration Sale! Get a vw, -igjP&srl? " " wn r'"
piano at the lowest price !.!. . . V'v'-r'nC3t!
Reed-French Demonstration Sale Open
V All today and tonight till 11 o'clock
offered even at a damaged goods sale, s tire sale, or clearance saie. a principle is invoiveo m hub
great DEMONSTRATION SALE of ourg; we are hers to prove a point; T do to, we offer you the
most tuperior Initrumenta pUnos, playera, etc, at priceg absolutely TOO LOW TO MENTIONI t You
wouldn't beliewe itl .Make s gpecial effort, to be atour alearootng today or tonight It will pay you,
Ycurs in Any Case, : v "it's the Piano Store on Burnside Street"
REED-FRENCH PIANO CO. ESSkftJl?
ried, their weight, the rats of transpor
tation, - total freight charges, and. In
addition thereto, under tha heading
Toll.' the amount 'Which the consignee
would have been required to pay upon
tl.-e shipment bad the shipment moved
by the transbay route instead of by the
ci-.fst line. In other words, the rate to
IS..U Franclaco Is Identically the same
by both routea; but when the traffic
niovea aoroas the bay from Oakland to
San, Franclaco the Southern Paciflo
company oollects a toll whlch.lt In turn
pays , to the slate fof- the use of Its
wharves; whereas if the ahlpment
moves by the coast line and -enters San
Franclaco without crossing the bay. an
expense bill of precisely the some char
acter, and Including a charge for toll.
Is presented to the consignee. Thus the
question arises, Why should the railroad
be allowed to charge a toll on coaet line
shipments which it, Is not required it
self to pay, and which is not in any way
a charge which the railroad has to meet,
and for which It fenders no service T
"The theory upon which transconti
nental rates are made is that tha rail
carriers sre compelled to meet the com
petition of the water carriers doing
business out of San Francisco bay. Prior
to the time of tranacontlnentar rail car
rlaae transnortatlon from the eastern
states to San Francisco waa .wholly ,b
water or by the Panama or Nicaragua
routea: and when the first transconti
nental railroad line reached tide water
it found Itself compelled' to meet this
competition. I'pon this theory the trans
continental ' lines , have Justified, and
properly ao, lower rates to "Son Fran
claco -than- to Intermediate points. Tha
rate to Pacific coast terminals is desig
nated bv railroad men aa a 'compelled
rate' one which the carrlere themaelvea
would not make were they not rr-nuirea
to doao by , water competition If they
would share in the trafflo of tha. ter
minal. . . . , ;(' - v .''. ,
- ArtttraaT ToU. Fixed. .
"When the Osden line reached San
Francisco bay at Oakland It found that
to deliver jrtroode In San Franclaco It
was compelled to pay an arbitrary toll
fixed by the state for crossing the state
lands abutting the bay upon which tha
whsrves surrounding- Ban Francisco
were built It therefore Inserted in Us
tarlf fa a note to the effect that. In ad
dition U the - regular transportation
charges, frelght'arrlvlnff at San ' Fran
cisco would ba-jequlrtdjto meet an ad
ditional - toll charge a7are--wib.
the freight brought to San Francisco by
ocean carriers was also compelled to
meet. Later, when the Coast Una was
built, the same tariffs wss made appli
cable to freight oarried by that ' route,
end thus it results that freight into
San Francisco by tha coast route bears
an arbitrary charge of cents par ton
for crossing a wharf, which it naver
"The defendant's ' contention, how
ever., la that U Is entitled to make this
charge upon a ahl-ment which does not
cross the bay, because It may properly
Impose on transcontinental business any.
rate, not unreasonable In Itself, which
it can get in competition with water
carriers, and therefore may Include In
its rata an amount equivalent to tha
stata toll. because the water competi
tion which it haa to meet must. always
be compelled-to meet tha toll charges
of the etatev- --- -- :
"This .arsument is .adroit, nut .does
not appeal to us as conclusive. The
tariff would make lt-aroar that this
toll charge was actually Imposed upon
all freight entering San Francisco. This,
we perceive, is not the fact. Moreover,!
all aaatbound freight leaving Ban Fran
claco is not subject to this charge, at
lea at aa a ton cnarge. no matter ny
what route It roes. Tha tolL It is 1
contended. When toll Is paid. Is In fact
included in the rata itseii is absorbed
br the carrier and not specifically and
separately charged as In the case of
"If the rate to San Franclaco bv the
Coast line. Including the additional" toll
ohargo. la In and of Itself reasonable,
there is no reason why the tariff appli
cable to the Coast' Una cannot be mads
to state, as the law. requires, the full
rate via that route to San Francisco.
nut It la to be noted that Saoramento.
Stockton, and other cities farther In
land than San Franclsoo are given the
benefit of terminal rates without sucn
additional toll charge, although the one
reason tnai la aaaigneo ror supporting
sucn raies is ineir proximuv to ann
Franclaco, through which city' alona
thev havs the advantage of ter com
Provision Meaningless. . t- . "
"Tbs htatory of ' this toll provision
leads to the conclusion that it was
never Intended aa- a. part of the trans
portation, rate; and certainly If tha
Coast Jine bad-been first- built -(Ite
tariff would not have contained any
such provision. Why. then, should we
now re sard it as properly Inserted In a
Coast line - tariff f . Moreover, the law
does not contemplate that a rate shall'
be .made tsy Including charges which
tha carrier does not In fact meet; and
a tariff or schedule of transportation
rates does not? conform to the law which
makea the rate charged depenaent upon
one or more factore which do not enter
Into the transnortatlon as It is actually
conducted To Illustrate: ' A rata over
tha New Tork Central into New Tork
we will sell NEW HIGH-GRADE
Capitalist and Fliilanthro
pist Who Arose! From
' Poverty. v.
' - ' sejsnanaeBSBBsneanBsnnaw
iris BOAST TIIAT NO i
.DpLLAR yAS TAINTED
.,.,?' -'-.' ,' ". . ' .
Sacceaafal aa Lumberman, Miner and
Banker, but Most of All as Kail-
way Contractor Story of His In-
tereatimr life, ; '' ,' '
(pedal' Dlspstek te The Joaroal.)
, Helens, Mont., July IS. Peter Larson,
multl-mllllonalre, contractor, ' mining
man and philanthropist, died at his
home last night, after. an Illness of two
years.. ' ' . ' , ,
His fortune Js estimated at lto.000,
00, gained by his Own efforta, starting
with nothing but energy and tha ability
to aea and tha courage to close with Op
portunity. Ha was best known In the
world of buslnessa ara!Iroed con
tractor of Immense executive ' ability
'.. Peter Larson. .
though' his success aa a developer and
worker of mines and aa a lumberman
would have, been enough la Itself to.be
. Never, perhapa. were the opportunities
of the weat better displayed than In the
life of peter Iaraon, wno lanoea in new
Tork at tha age of 10, practlcallypennl
leaa anl unshla to soeak the Enrllsh
language.! Yet he died the wealthiest
man in tha entire Tiorthwesvwith tha
possible exception of United States Sen
ator W. A. Clark, and It was hia quiet
boast tnat no tatnt atiacnea to a single
dollar of his millions. . , . .
. . , aiaa ai nUaathWDlat. '.
Irion was also a nhllanthroolsi. but
without oatenTsuon, very rew or nia
gifts having been made known to 'the
public, -yet It Is a matter-of fact that
nesaa an ageni i" tieima. wno uwi
charge bf all reouote. and where they
were found worthy no man, woman or
church was aver denied.' : t " - ,
Larson's greatest gift, so far ss
known,-was to the Bight Rev. John Pat
rick Carroll, bishop of the Catholic dio
cese of Helena, About a year before
his death Larson affiliated . with tha
Cathollo - church In Helena. Colonel
Thomas Cruse, ' a banker, had given
Rlshon Carroll 1 25.000 with which to
purchase a cathedral site, Larson gave
a similar amount lowara ins uunuina.
It Is understood his will contains vsrl-
. 7 :
City ' would bear- an - additional -charge
equivalent to me cost or iigmerage
from -Jersey City to New Tork. which
all -rival earriera entering New - York
are' compelled to pay: '
"It will be-ordered, tnererore, tnat
tha defendant, the Southern Pacific eom-
,..lt -11r ewim If tmrittm An.
plica tie to Coast line business that para-
rapn- quoieu in ; inis opinion -.niiiieq
roll at 8an, Franclaco. California.' and
shall cease snd desist from making any
charge for Toll at Ban Franclsoo, Cal
ifornia,' - when aach toM charge Is not
actually paid oy tne carrier. - .
Till 1 1 Tonight
PIANOS at prices new before
OF eOLlKIG VIEEK
Trial of Karl Ilau Will Be
Held Next Wednesday
' , (Jeeraal Special aerrlea.)
New Tork, July l.-Among tha im
portant news avsnts scheduled for the
coming week are the following:
Sunday Anniversary of fall of the
Bastile will be celebrated throughout
American Federation of Cathollo so-
ctetlea wlU begin sixth annual conven
tion In Indianapolis. .
Monday Benevolent and Protective
Order of Elks begins national conclave
National Association of Stationers
opena third annual convention In St.
Paul, Minnesota. ' - , -
Canadian National -Council oft- Women
will Inaugurate fourteenth annual meet
ing in Vancouver, u. -c.
Judge Franklin Ferris, of St. Louis,
will begin taking testimony In the gov
ernment suit against; tha Standard Oil
company. , ..-..
' Tuesday Supreme council of Ladlee
Cathollo Benevolent, association con
venes In Springfield, Masaachuaetta. '
, Southern Wholesale Grocers' associa
tion beg Ina annual session. In Baltimore,
tasting inree aays.
Biennial convention of Retail Clerlt'ii
International association opens In
Josenh. lAtasourLr -
Atlantlo City's ninth annual horse
show commences, . to last through the
entire week. . .'
Eleventh annual convention of the
Association of Stata and National Food
and Dairy dCpartmenta, opens at James
Wedneadav National Electrical Con
tractors' association of the United
States -will hold annual meeting in New
Tork. ' .
Army and Navy union or tna united
States 4 convenes In Washington -for -a
session of three days. -
Karl Hau. tne Washington eouego
nrofessor. charred with murder of his
mother-in-law in tMrmany, wlllbe
placed-on trial at Karlsruhe.
Thursday Richmond dav will be
celebrated at the Jamestown exposition.
Natlonaf 4lve Stock exchange win pe-
rnrnMaannusl. convent Ion fn Kansas
City. - iJTOl3(iiA'"Si
National Industrial Peace conareas.
for tha nurnose of dlscusslna labor aues-
tions. is scneauiea o ; negin my san
VYanclsco. . '
Friday Charles W. Anderson, alias
Joha . January, whose arrest as an
having been for nine years a model elt'
isen of Kanaas City, created a wide
spread sensation, will be released from
the federal prison at Fort Leavenworth.
National nolo cnajnpionanio will oeain
on the grounds of the Onwentsla club
Saturday Elks from all parts of the
United States will gather at the James
town exposition for wn at win oe or
flxlsllv knows aa Rika' dav.
' Annual Macklnas yacht raoe wUl be
held on lake Michigan.
oua bequests for other branohes of tha
ehurcn servica - r
A few weeks ago ha gave a tlS.eOO
library alta to tne city or Maiena. ,
Fares ts were Danish Fsasaata.
. Larson was born on the Danish Island
of Fyen, in 14, an4 -emigrated to the
TTnlte Btatea when 10 vears old. Hia
parents were peasants, and it waa be
cause of the gloomy outlook for better
ing his condition on the continent that
he determined to come to America. ' It
took the savlnga of the family for years
to Turnisn nis passage money.
Upon -hhv arrival at. New Tork his
iir -. -"
The consul wss aware of the need of
men on the jetties st the moutn or .tne
Mississippi river, ' and made arrange
ments to shlo young Larson thenca, his
rare oeing aa
vanoed bv the eonauL It
waa renald .from Larson's first few
cnecas. . .
Bunkoed Just Oaoe.
Larson remained - In Louisiana ' for
about two years, and had accumulated
about $300. In Arkanaas he gained his
first inslaht Into the business which
nroved tha nucleus for his areat for
tune. With a gang of laborera he en
tered tha new field, where ha a ecu red a
position as timekeeper. In the mean
time, a confidence man had Induced Lar
son to oart wfth his entire savlnga. He
never forgot that 1100 transaction, and
it waa his boast that this was tha only
time in hia Ufa that he had been flim-
flammed. Thereafter his Invariable rule
waa not to lend money witnout- gooa se
curity, nor gifts without Investigation.
Builds oads la sTorthwest,
i Larson came to the northwest at
about tha time the Northern Psclfto
was being constructed west from - 8U
Paul, and was given some sub-contrscts,
with not a little profit. He next estab
lished a freight line Into the Black Hills
country. This, too, proved highly suc
cessful. Laraon finally reached Mon
tana, In the coarse of events building
the major portion of tha Northern Pa
ciflo Una In this state. As fast aa hs
realised on this contract hs invested the
surplus In real estate, mines and busi
ness ventures in likely spots.
rg Banker and Brlnlnr Kaaw
Hs went so far as to establish a mor-
Ina- hanlc alona- with his construction
work and received deposit In a boxcar.
This led him to enter tne Danaing ousi
nesa nrooer. and ha became a stock
holder In practically all the large insti
tutions through which he conducted his
vast business. Later, with his brother-in-law.
Patrick Welsh, ha secured large
railroad contracts on the Canadian Pa
ciflo and in Alaska, All were nigniy
successful.- ' i
While hiilMlns- the Coeur d Alens
branch of the Northern Paciflo he, with
Thomas Oreenougn or Missoula, 1 Mon
tana, bought the Morning mine at Mul
len, Idaho, for $360,000. A large sum
waa spent In developing, but It proved
a veritable windfall, their proflta being
estimated at $25,000 a montn. adoui
two years ago It waa sold to ths Fed
eral Mining company for $3,000,000 cash.
Sa the dumber Badness.
About nine yeare ago,-Larson bought,
from General Russell A. Alger of De
troit. Michigan, a large tract of timber
land In Waahlngton. near Watcom. He
paid from 45 to 60 cents a thousand
feet for the standing timber, making an
Investment of $600,000. He sola xno
timber at a nrnflt of 11.000.000. and still
possesses- the w Jos-port Ion of the. land,
worth several times tha original price.
He also possessed Isrga timber Interests
In the Coeur d'Alene section and ac
quired Interests In flouring mills In Se
attle and 8nokane and In a brewery In
tne latter city, ror nannimg um
hav kiialnau larHn built the Belling-
ham Bay British Columbia railway..
, xia Happy Home ure, .
Tjirann's hnma life was Ideal. In the
arlv elahtlek ha married a Miss Welsh
of Helena, but no children were born to
them. Mr. snd Mra. Larson tnen adopt
ed Miss Mabel Lemy of Marysvllle. this
county, a niece of Mrs. Larson, miss
Larson was later - married to C. B.
Power, a son of former Senator T. -C.
Power, and to them a daughter was
born. 'To this infant. Larson presented
a princely sum, and to thecouple a
splendidly situated lot on which a beau,
tlful home hns been built ar his own,
Larson's Illness dates from ths time
of the Clallam disaster on Puget sound
several years a go. He was a passenger
en route . to , British Columbia, When
the vessel sank hs managed te catch a
floating door and kept afloat for several
hours until rescued; He ' became so
chilled thst his liver wss affected, and
although treated by the greatest medical
experts In the world, he steadily grew
worse until relieved by death, with the
exception of two periods, when he had
apparently regained his normal heslth.
He waa a member of the Elks fra
ternity. ' He wss not what would be
celled a "good mixer,' but paid strict
A Cold Step.
To overcome the gell-rrounded and
reasonable objections of the mora Intel
ligent to tha use of secret, msdiclnal com
pounds. Dr. K. V. Pierce, of Buffalo, N.
Y soma Urns ago, decided to make a bold
departure from tha usual eonne pursued
by tha maken at put-up medicines for do
mestic Mb, and, so has published broad
cast and cmtCj to tha whole world, a fuJl
and comprata list of all tha Ingredients
entering InWthecpmposltlonof his wldel7
celebrated iWlOues. Thus be bag taken
bis TOinaro3 Vktrons and patient Into
his fullwiMtnce. Thus too ho has r
aoradAlynicdlclcea from among secret
notrmof doubtful merits, and made
Usialrimdf of Knawn Compotuum.
tTI.Jj'tJnrMila nR Vf mrf tif
t,.t ), I. ii, .t alt,a gublect them
Not oalr dues the wrapper of every bottlf
of lit. Flarce's Oolden Medical Discovery, the
famous medicine for weak stomach, torpid
liver or biliousness aad all catarrhal Uaeaa?i
wherever located, have printed upon lu in
lain Knelton, a full and complete list of all
the Ingredients conrsoslng It, bat a amah
book, a as been compUed frosa aumeiwt
Stanaard medical works, of all the different
schools of practice, containing very numer
ous extracts from the writings of leadlnc
practitioners of medicine, endorsing a Vut
ttrenipst posHMe term, each and every ingre
dient contained in Dr. Pierce's medicines
One of these little books will be mailed trr
to any one sending address on postl card o:
by letter, to Dr. K. V. Pierce, Buffalo, N. Y..
end requesting the same. From this Iltt .
book 1 will belearned that Dr. Pierce's med
icines contain no alcohol, narcotics, miner'
agents or other poisonous or Injurious airm..
and that tbey are made from native, medici
nal roots of great valuei also that soma c'
the most valuable lngrndlente contained h
Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription for weali
nervous, over-worked, run-down." aervou
ana debilitated women, were employed, ion
years affo.br the Indiana for similar ailment.
affectln their Kiliwi "In fact, one of tU
most valuable medlrlnal plants entering Int,.
the composition of Dr. Pierce's Favorite Pre,
scrlption was known to tha Indians a
Squaw-Weed. Our knowledge of the ne
of not a few of our most valuable native, me.
dlcinal plants was gained front the Indian
As mads up by unproved and exact pn
cesses, the Favorite Prescription "Is a nto
efficient remedy for regulating all the won
enlr functions, correcting displacements, r
prolapsus, enteverslon and retorvemlf--oven-oaiing
pr.lnful periods, toning up i
aervns ana bringing shout a perfect HTat
kealth. Sold hv all dealers In Cfidlcinca '
CARD OF DEATH
I ir -itj thia
JlifS. It ICmaJlU-J UHl-v V Ut'U
She Sees Evil Omen Used
by- Billek 4n Vrzals. -
(Josraal pedal service. " ,
: Chicago, July 1$. The card of death
in the fortune telling pack- at Herman
Blllelc, necromancer, on trial tor murder
Of the Trial family! waa exhibited to
the turv in Juda-e Barnes court Tester
dav. The sleht of ths fatal pasteboard
which-foretold accurately the death of
six members of ber family proved too
much for the overwrought ' nerves of
Mra Km ma Niemann, daughter and sla
ter of the victims, and she fell Into a
faint from the witness stand.
"That. Is ths card of death,' shs
shrieked, nrior tothe collapse. - "Blllek
told the fortunes of the members Of our
family many times, and on each occasion
that card cama out. Once Blllek read
the cards to ma in his little tent at
Riverside. Tou will be -in mourning
soon.' he said. The next wee Mary
died' Mrs. Niemann described in detail
tha death of the varloua merobere of tha
family. -- --
- A move on the part of the crowd pres
ent to reach Hiiies- was prevented py
the bailiff. Blllek has lost nte calm de
meanor and presents a picture of abject
misery and desperation. T-
PLAN TO SEPARATE
Government to lorce Union Pacific
to Sell Its Stock In South-
1 ' "-x-- era' line. " ' '
. (Journal Special service.)
New Tork, July 1$. Wall street Is
agitated by a rumor that the Interstate
commerce commuslonwhlCb baa been
Investigating Harriman control of the
Union and Southern Paciflo will make
a publlo report within a day or two, and
that it will recommend the separation
of ths Southern Paciflo and Union Pa
ciflo railroads, on the ground that they
are competing llnea and tbelr operation
aa one system In against public policy
and la direct violation of tha Sherman
At the offloe of B. H. Harriman the
statement was made that Harriman hsd
no advance knowledge of the commis
sion's recommendation, and had received
no intimation a to whau. it would be
The Wall atreet story declared that
tha commissioners had unanimously ad
vised the attorney-general to begin ac
tion to force the Union Paciflo to divest
Itself of all Its Southern Pacific stock.
Of which It holds 300,000 shares.
T hi, heen known for several months
that Harriman expects some attempt will
be made to prevent tne union i-acmo
from holding stock of competing lines.
. Idaho -Business Men's Junket. .
(Special Wspstrt 'to, Tbe loernaLh
Boise. Ida.,' July lS.J-The Boise Com
mercial club Is making arrangementa for
a business ana pleasure excursion to tne
famous Payette lake some time next
week. The party will go over the Ore-
Cnn Short Line and the Paciflo & Idaho
inrtharn to Evercreen. Waahlnrton
county, and from there will ataga it to
the iaxe. ,
Sow to Care OaUlhlalna, "
"To enjoy freedom from chlllblalns."
writes John Kemp, East Otlslield, Me.,
"I annlv Bucklen'a Arnica Salve. Have
also used It for salt rheum with excel
lent results." Guaranteed tor rever
sores, indolent," -ulcers, piles, burns;
wounds, frost bites and-skin diseases.
260 at Red Cross Phsrmacy.
vary eore of the ,
dlaeaee and stops
ths meet deep-eat, -77
.'..'...A., ,' Mexican'
Mustang , Liniment
Cares every allmeol
4 of Manor Beast
( that a pood, honest
Unlmeat eea eere.
Mane setter, , ,
- Mono as good.
Free Scholarships for Coys en J
V: Leading Educational Instituli
Bums of Cash Also to Be Distributed Among Indu-tric
and Meritorious Students Who Participate ( in
The Journal Educational Contest.
'' ' ' " ' .
STUDENT! What are you going to do during vacation T Have you decided what
aoboot or college you will attend next yearT If not. bow would a echolarshtp
In one of tha following excellent schools suit you T
Hill Mllltarv Aeademv for bova. Port-'
land, Oregon. ., , ... .
Two scholarships: ana scholarship
with board, room, tuition, laundry arte)'
other Items amounting to $660. Another
scuoiarsnip aa a separate prise lor tui
tion and noon meal, value $120. "
St Mary's Institute, Beaverton, Ore
gon. One scholarship-In academio de
partment. Including lessons on any in
strument also board, room, etc value
St Helen's Hall, day and boarding
school for girls and young ladles. Port
land, Oregon. Two scholarships, includ
ing noon meals.
Whitman Collece. Walla Walla. Wash. '
Scholarship . In tha Conservatory of
Muslo, value $100. ..-.-.,
Willamette University, Salem, Oregon.
Two scholarships. One in either college
or preparatory department, value $60;
the other In, the muslo department,
Dallaa Colleae. Dallaa. Oregon. Schol
arship in either academio or college de
partment, value $36 to $60.
Portland Academy. Portland. Oregon.
Day scholarship In either college or
academio department, , good, for 'one
year, -vain $l$d. r-.. . ,. ,,..,.
Mra. Walter Reed, Portland, 'Oregon.
Teacher of voice and singing. -.Lessons
to tna value of lioo.
McMlnnvllle Colleae. ' McMlnnvllIe.
Oregon. Two scholarships One In
either academic or college department
vaiue 6o; one in the department oi
muslo, val'-e $60.
Paciflo University, Forest Orove, Ore
gon, two acnoisrshipa. one day scnoi
arshlp in the academy or college, value
$60. One scholarship for a girl with 10
months' instruction In music; board,
room, etc.. In Herrlck Hall, $160.
' Pacific College, Newberg, Oregon. One
scnoiarsnip in either couege or acaaemy
department for one school year, o.
R, Max MyerTlfATder street, "Port
land. Oregon. One scholarship good for
7$ hours', instruction In drawing, oil
or water color painting, or pastel.
Holmes Business collera. Portland.
Oregoni Four acholarahlps; one com-
pinea scnoiarsnip one year, value iioo;
one academio or civil service scholar
ship, one year, $100; choice of either
commercial or shorthand scholarships,
six months, $(0; night course, sny ae-
Behnka- Walker Business college,
Portland. Oreaon. Four scholarships
for 13 months' combined course, vslue
lioe: one scnoiarsnip rorimontnr com-
Lblned . course value.. $861.. one . scholar-
shin, tor s months course, value vo:
one scholarship for : months either
shorthand or business course, value $0.
Baker City Business college. Baker
City, Oregon.-. Scholarship good for one
?-ear In shorthand, commercial, Eng
Ish. advertising and penmanship
courses, value iiou, .
CASH AWARDS SUPPLEMENT SCHOURSHIPS
1. Cash, with first choice ef scholarship ..... .. .$300
t. Cash, with second choice of scholarship........... 160
' $. Cash, with third choice of scholarship....... 100
. 4. Cash, with fourth choice of scholarship... 30
i. Caah, with fifth choice of acholarship. 0
f. Cash, with sixth choice of scholarship 50
7. Cash, with seventh choice of scholarship ; 40
ivCash. with eighth choice of acholarship 30
3. Cash, with ninth choloe of scholarship...-. 33
Tha above sums in cash will be paid contestants at the snd of the eon-
test In the order of their standing as to votes. Cash commissions are
allowed on new subscribers. In addition to the cash awsrda here noted, so
that tha contestant gets pay for hia work every dajrof ths contest, z:
- The How, The
" a.. 111 - awetannst tnAfSaV(1tlf
. rree tuition .-k-.--- , rf ,.-
ing tna scnoo, yr ... -.... ---
neraeverlng young people who 'reside
within tbe circulation neia oi xae
Oregon JournL ..ihi- enT
. The Journal " l-I1,VrhIni
K'uSnV subrlber. to The Journal
oy seturiiiw -llaotlnna from
pSoapl.""..re.'dy" taking .Pr
atuSent who engagea In na!
a vaiuaoie dusi;ib ."wT"Z Z, Jri,;
essential as his studies st school. Ths
' i . , , ... V....ln(lnn . t
Individual givina m- """J,"", -,h
full valuator blamoy while at the
growth of circulation among tne oes
class of people.
strBSOBSizma wtxa mctdm.
Subscribers to The Journal will de
cide who shaU be the beneficiaries In
thEv.?r"k,ber The' JounjU will
be entitled to votea for a conteaUnt
MVn. dto. the lengthy of time or
whir n in uust'i iiJiii11 sv --
vaAcheduletof the vote; allowed
for subscriptions iur --- r--
of "me la printed todsy. . -
slst in rounding, P crlber,. both
Myotes will ?a allo-af onriew
KrtKrrgy .ncrse-orrt.- circulation
. -1 4.11 mas va rtsturn for
ffVA. outlay' of AVVh Vnd-Wholar-LV,.
ti,. mora new aubacrlbera the
Jontestsnts find, the more votea for
AWA3LDS 1CUST SB maJUTBS. '
w 11.. ..ki..ii.ii.f awards
nrtonayrn c.sh'.nd a Vcho.ir.hlpT
-Pl ""." 1. K- nndaratnod
that these-rlch reward, are to ba earned
SSt b? uci and wori'aSd busm...- abll
itv which will reflect credit upon the
wfnn7r. .nd give tbem a atanuing In
-? SXWNn canv..1ng and In tnan-
asins-a contest campaign will be given
to all whoapply for It. Men and women
who attain v dletlnctlon In active af
fairs dO- SO Dy oeveiupins in
lairs uw- , . ' -. ji.nV. hranthl
faculties wnicn . .
out aid trained by every student, who
enters ins """'
ni TO AXJISXA. .
The leader of every district on Aug
ust 1. mar nsmw --- -..
n.ted him or some person who hss sup
Sorted hlnv acoordiig to hia own dis
cretion, to go on a trio to Alaska, en
tlrelv at tho expense of Ther Journal.
The Alaska trip la one of the finest
summer outings known to travelers. The
tourist steamers are palatial and paaa
throuah the flneat scenery on the con
tinent of America. Tha party under the
auspices ui -"
opportunity to see the best of every
thing. The expense will be paid, Innlud-
J n fl- t rSn elT l 'iwin via mwmiy-
er meals on steamer, from Portlsnd to
.i'..w- mnA return, for sll aneata ln-
Vlted V7 "'"'"v-"--
Very oiten mwij uiiiw-a ,r
son taxes aucn .inrir.i ,i, n-
the contestanta The excursion offer
Ives contestants opportunity to rewara
. I . ..l.n.l .
sucn awuuv. .
sAica oxajtos ro axa.
For the purpose of awarding the
scholarships and cash prises, the field
. rr-K jAiirn.l hi, r. AivlAm-A l.i.
Ul . u v . . v
four dlstricta as inuuws:
Willamette valley (aa far south as
Southern Oregon (all .outh of Eu
Very liberal rnensiir of vote. a al
lowed for' subs. rir.t !,,, to the stil-
weesiy ramwn 'i i ne jonrnni to iivi-i
contestants worMn In dn-til'-'s i'"n
the population i- ii,r.. The v. i
rhediila Is e- k' vH in..( tht f i -
so divided, fl at a (-..' ,-.( 1 : .
til. I'O'l:!' 1 X til' ' ' I 1 1 '
International Correspondence aVhooH
of Scranton. Pa.. Portlaiwl agency 61 r c-
Kay Bldg.. H. V. Reed manaaer 1
snoiarsnips; cnoice oi nv ";"
any of tha numerous , or neiprui
courses except language' oourse or
courses In locomotive running; another
scholarship In the same to the value of
$so. , , - 5
International Conservatory of Mus c.
C, E. Sands, manager. Paciflo coast di
vision. Portland. Oregon. anree ecnoi-
arahips: the, winners to have meir
enaice or any or tne nv
courses, taught by this conservai-r.
namely, . piano, organs violin, mandollij
and guitar: scholarships include sheet
musio, ait instructions ana m
Instruments, if stringed. Instrument
courses are selected. . ; .
nrrtn r.n. niiea-a. Portland. Ore
gon. One scholarship In telegraphy snd
typewriting, value $78. Another scholar
ship In telegraphy, . typewriting .and
station service work, value $100.
Portland Business college, Portland.
Oregon, A. P. Armstrong, principal.
Four scholarships, as follows: One for
11 months In combined course, value
$100; one for months In combined
course, value $36; one for months In
combined course, vaiue $70; one for $ ,
months in shorthand or business course.
value $60. T -
Rose City Business college, Portland,
Oregon. Two acholarahlps- one com
bined course for one school year, value
$90; one months' course In shorthand
or bookkeeping, $6$.
Capital Business college, Salem, Ore
gon. One scholarship good for 1
months' tuition In either department,
Oregon Conservatory-of Music Port
land, Oregon. Course in piano with In
struction under L. H. Hurlburt-Kd-wards.
Including use of muslo, value
Eugene Business college, Eugene, Oregon.-
One scholarship in commercial or
stenognnblo oourse, value $100. :
Western Academy of Music, Floeu
tion and Dramatic Art, W. M. Rasmus,
principal, Portland". Oregon. One schol
arship in choice of vocal, piano, violin,
mandolin, elocution, oratory and dram
atic art, vlua $200.
Holmes-Flanders Private school. Port
land. One scholarship, good for one
vaar'a special university . preparation.
one year's normal oourse, or practical
English course -for ouo-andone half -
years, valued at $16.
- Oregon Law college. Commonwealth
bunding,. Portland, Oregon. Scholar-'
ship in the first two yeare of tha course,
Gillespie SchobPof "Expression Port
land, Oregon.- Private and class instruc
tion to the value of $225. ,
Albany College. Albany, Oregon. Tui
tion for one school year in either acad
emic or college department'
Pendleton Business College. Pendleton.
Oregon. Value of scholarship $100.
When. The Why
equal advantage with the contestant llv.
Ing In the city of Portland. The young
people living in the country have thla
advantage over their city rivals:' they
enjoy a larger personal acquaintance.
TT-kM Or DZSTXTBITTIOsT.
The candidate who at the close of
the contest has the largest number or
votes. Irrespective of locality or dis
trict, will have first choice of all eohol
The second choice will fall to tha
con Us t ant of highest vote In tha dis
trict which does not get the first choice.
The third choice will fall to the con
testant of highest vote In a district
which does not get either the first or
second choice. The fourth choice will
fall to the contestant of highest vote
in the district which does not ret the
first, second or third choice. The re
maining acholarahlps will be given out
to contestants according to their stand
ing, alternating between the districts.
The cash jprixes will be given out
similarly. Tha contestant, however,
who calls for a scholarship which In
cludes board will not be given a caah
prise. In addition to the board. He or
she, however, will keep tha cash com
missions earned during the contest tor
SATxs An amxDTtu.
"Prepaid subscriptions nniv. count foe
votes In ths Oregon Journal oontest.
many more nolnta twin, iinwut f.
new subscriptions than for payments
on old subscriptions. In order to pro
cure votes on an old subscription, the
advance payment shall be made for not
less than three months. Votes are al
lowed on new subscriptions, forsdvanre
payments for one month or more, an
outline of the voting values being as
follows: . .
AXXT AJTD tVaTOAT IDITIOI.
- One mnnl h - V K. .. ti -a , .
Price, delivered by carrier, st points
having a carrier service, 6 cents; votes
allowed. If new 65 votes; If old, none.
xiwv uiomns; men oy mail or deliv
ered. $1.S0; votea allowed. If new. 12S
votes; If old, none. Three month:
-riji uy man. i.u; aeuvered, 11. 6;
voteo allowed. If new, $00; if old, 17.
..v iiuniuci t , tvtn mrwt al
lowed whether the paper goes to tha
u"-v.i tu,r vy mail or oy carrier.
Four months: By malL 3J.40; deliv
ered, $1.40; votes allowed" If new, 401
if Old. 206. Five months: Pries by
mall. $3.25; by carrier, $3 15; vote, al-
.www,, -. now, eWW, II Old. --0. B1V
months: By mall, $8.7 by carrier
$3.0; and so on.
Twelve months: By mall. $T.0; by
carrier. $7.80: votea allowed, if , new,
3.000; If old. 1,800.
DAU.T ZSXTXOXf wTtSOTT BinrDAT
One month: Price by mall, 0 cents:
delivered. 4 cents; votes allowed, if
new, 40; If old. none. Two months: l'rlre
by mall, $1; delivered, 30 cents; votes
allowed. If new, 100; if old, none. Three
months: By mall. $1.40; dallvrl,
$t.3f; votes allowed. If new. 100: If ol-t.
80. Four months: Br mail, $1.76; hf
carrier, $1.80; votes allowed, if new.
850; If old. 110. Five months: ly b.mii.
82.30; by carrier, 32.26; votes !! ...1.
If new, 300; if old. 10. Wx nio'."
By mall, 32.7; by carrier, I3.:
allowed, it new, 400; if old. iod; ai.
Twelve months: By mall, 36: by or.
rier, $5.20; vofes allowed. If new, l.i
It old. (00.
STJaTDAT JOtTBWaJ. WIT.
Twelve months: Price bv mH r I
currier. $2.60: votes allowed. ! a . -
subscriber. 4'1ft: "'; '
n-r It SB: ! aliowe.
If Old. 16-
1 ' 1 1 .
attention to business. , , l
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