The Oregon daily journal. (Portland, Or.) 1902-1972, August 07, 1907, Page 4, Image 4

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County Commissioner. Barnes Finds Eastern Weather
? HotDisagreeable and Dusty He Cannot Sco Why
People Ikside-Anywherexlse Than in Oregon. ,
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' ' W o Pop1 Ut In the east or
, vwt, or uinirt, ad long as there la
room for thorn la Oregon? Thla la the
question that .County Commissioner T.
C Bnrnea, Juat returned from a montn'e
t absence la Illinois and the middle weat,
la asking svsry who wanta to know
i If ba enjoyed hla trio. "
I aaw no" roses, no flowera, and no
fruit after I left the Paclflo northwest."
' uM,vr Bernee.' "They have nothing
w cra fndpWrapkine and watermelv
b corn "d P-mP th Oregon
i le'have them beaten
and their weather was hot, dusty ana
'." there. Well.' of ooursa they oon t inow
11 Siid they were coming here. - Having
Ki n Iodi In Portland, the thing
- t?t.wS m. moat whtt.
. the abienoe of rowi I .f".ldi
klred to go- anywhere else and live.
' " V7; ,n3 Mrs. Barnes stopped a while
v la ChliwrU then visited at varioua I1U-
iS,tahTuX. and cam. hack to Poland
, br war of Texas and Is Angeles JMJ
, . eroJd over from El Paso to Juares and
saw a bull fight Ther stopped a few
days In 8an Francisco and Inspected the
"It will be 20 years before flan Fran
Cisco Is the city It was before the fire
and earthquake." declared Mr. Barnes.
"Rapid progress in building up the olty
nas Deen mane, arm more rapid progress
will be made In the future, but there
are many vacant rooms In the buildings
already completed, andnearly every va
cant . ioi nas sign xxr uaie" or - to
"The retailers have all moved ont Into
the residence districts, and the people
are avoiding inn ournea uistrici. iney
wui not go into me aanee ana aire ex
cent 'when It la absolutely necessary.
The down-town stores are bidding for
trade ao Keenly tnat tney will send out
and bring' a customer to the store If the
customer will telephone that he -wants
to do some snopping.
"Of course In time the people will
again get the habit of going downtown,
but It will take many years, and until
they do there will be little demand for
spsoe In ; the new buildings, that are
being constructed."
When asked if he enjoyed hla trip, Mr.
Barnes said:
"Well. I believe I would tiave had a
much better time nad I stayed right
here In Portland. And It seems mighty
good - to be back here, breathing the
fresh, pare air and, drinking the good,
cold water again."
, inii triii nirirti Yacht Scene of
Bickering That-Breaks
: v TJp Two Years' Trip.
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Philadelphia, Pa., Aug. T-roDowlni
eloaa on the arrival of the steam yauu
in nnrt. after a cruise covering a
period of 14 months, la which the ves
sel's owner, oeorgew. J'"-"
slclan of thU city took part, rumor haa
It that , the pleasure trip, which was
originally scheduled to occupy mora
than two years, aurupwr " '""""V. "
Tokohama in the early P of this
year by reason of a row on board the
vessel. There are hints also of scandal.
While In Pacific waters the alleged
row. which Is said to have been only
one of a series of quarrels, took place,
and according to one of the crew wordy
warfares that came from the quarter
. a . .w. I. 1 . InMMnll Til
climax resulted when the vessel touched
at Tokohsma, where It Is stated ths
party broke up and sailed for home via
PaciriQ Man aieamera. : .
The Alcedo returned via Buea. arriv-
Uvelvall stories Of bickering on the
yacnia - ... . .
i Pleada Cnflty and Reoelyea the Maxlf
; mom Sentence Preecrlbed bf
Law Oft to the Pen.
raneelel rnsDateh te The feemal.
flranda. Or- Aug. 7. Luther
Smith, who was arrested Saturday fo
attempting to extort $1,000 from J. IX
. Wi-KinnoB. was sentenced yesterday by
Judge Crawford and given the limit
tinder the charge, which la two yeara
In the penitentiary. He will be taken
; to Salem today. Smith made a full con
j Smith wrote to McKennon demanding
that be place $1,000 In a certain place
? McKennon posted two offleeiw. who
' trapped the would-be Mack hand oper
ator. -
T--' -T ",aaiaa-. a KaS a-aaaa
' "My chfld was burned terribly about
' al 1 ..b mnA .hul I annllad Dr.
; Thomas' Eclectrlc OH. The pain
oessed and the child aank -Into a rest
ful sleep." Mrs. M. Hanson, Hamburg,
Helix Bof'Dler ofArndlcJUa.
1 jm i. a tUMk eja lhs Jsllf flstl. s
i Pendleton, Or., Auk. 7. 1 Botts, the
J-yesx-old aon of Hf. nd.Mra,J- ,K-
potta oiea yesiernay
home at ITella, following an operation
for appendicitis. Intermentwea made
in. the oemetery ai iienx. v .
'TJfe la a species of energy, and
' each man expends, his energy on
. these things which chiefly delight
jiHn," Aristotle.
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i, . Here, ar$ clothes foe
the energetic. ; : i
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- Shirts that will stand
p the strain.
; Trousers that will
hold their shape. 5
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. .This week . a special '
sale of Outing .Trousers
in fancy flannels and
worsteds at $2.85, were
$4.00 and $5.00. .
ICS end 163 Third. St
JTohawk'Bld. '
Bugler Who Saved British
Army Prom i Disaster Now, '
an Undesirable Citizen. '
To Say They Art Enthusiastic, !
To Mildly Portray Thair Copioua
LanguagewA Famoua Engi
neer's Report,
(leqrsal Bpectel BerrVa.)
. Winnipeg, Man Aug. 7. Arrange
ments have been made by the Canadian
Immigration department to deport Bug
ler Dunne (Walter Wood row), who.
saved the British army from disaster at
the battle of Colenao. In the Boer war.
lie waa In the van of the British army,
when shot In the leg and seriously
wounded. lie saw a large detachment
of Boers approaching the British In the
rear. Raising himself on his arm, he
blew a warning, and then fainted from
loss of blood.
On return to England, ha waa feted
everywhere. Then he came to Canada.
Last February he was arrested for
stealing a $300 OTorooat. and aeht to
j ail. un Monday ne will Dft reie&sea,
and Immediately shipped back to Eng
land as an undesirable character.
Discbntirinance of All Saye
at Mill aty Ordered on
' Corvallis & Eastern. Y
" (Bperlal Ctepetca to Tlie JoaraaL) .
- Albany, Or, Aug. 7. On account of
the fact that the state railroad commis
sion la ao exacting la regard to depot
facilities, the Cory sills Eastern baa
issued an order for the discontinuance
of the depots and the discharge .of the
agenta at moat of -the small stations
along their lines. - Between Albany and
Detroit, the terminus, ths only station
agent and depot maintained are at Mill
City. The other stations along the way
have been made flag stations.
Much freight has been forwarded to
these points over the lines of the Cor-
vaiiis uaaiern and with the discon
tinuance of the agenta at the br-statlons
thla will cesse, as shippers are loath to
forward freight to points where there
is no a gem or mesns lor caring for and
nanauns ins consignments.
Many Oood Propositions Are
Opened Vp la The Xoo4
No fruit districts In the state of Ore
gon are ao popular with Oregon peo-
f le as the Hood River and Mosler dls
ricta. and many who heretofore have
not had an opportunity to invest In fruit
farms In these sections have taken ad
vantage or me oirer made by the Hood
Rlver-Moaler Fruit oomDanr of this
city, 10 secure stock in their solendld
100-acre farm located about halfway
oaiween. xiova nivtr una snosier.
This comDsnv la Incamnrateti nA
capitalised for $110,000 worth of atock
fully paid and non-assessable. Only suf
ficient stock is being sold to carry on the
development work, in sharee of $100
each and every Ave ahares are backed
by an acre of ground planted to 70
trees. The land overlooks the Columbia
river and slopes northeast, the Ideal
alone for apples. The climate Is -
peclaily adapted to apple culture, there
being aufficient rainfall to cause the
trees and fruit to fully develop. 'No
irrigation a necessary, the natural aub
Irrigation being something most re
markable. The eoll is a voleania sen
of wonderful richness and varies in
lenth from -four to IS feet. The prop
erties of the soli are auch as produce
me most peneci appie anown.
The of floors of the Hood River-Mo
sler comosnv are Oregon men of Ions
years or successrui Dueinese experience:
President II- F. French: secretarv. C
E. Houston; manager, William Neville.
Board of directors: A. R. Hammond, IL
F. French John B. Ryan, C E. Houatdn,
William ivevuie.
(pedal Dispatch te The Jonm.l.l
Echo, Or.. Aug. t. Watermelona are
now being exhibited here that were
grown on land that had a heavy growth
of sagebrush on It early In the spring.
j neae melons were raisea oy Messrs.
Page and Kyle, of Portland, who pur
chased a tract of land under the 'Fur
nish project some months ego. and tbey
were among tne very rirat to take up
land under this project. The melons
are aa fine as any grown fa thla section
ano are a fair sample or what will he
proauoea unaer tne lands or the Uma
tilla project when It Is complete.
Vsrloos vegetables and fruits are being
grown on the new lands about here.
Potter Schedule for Beach.
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t-.i-i . r goiter wui sail rrom
0-. V,2.,A'? dok, Thursday, f
a. m.; Saturday, t a. m.
1, ,t'Tkt" axj mnko reservations at
city ticket office, Third and Washing
ton straata. CL w en--.. -i. . , , .
HodoAla and Secretary
MnVhnl. of'tha'Butta Boys Consoli
dated Mining company, who have Just
returned from Ooldfleld, Nevaoa, wnere
th.. fftmnanv a mining oronerty la lo
cated, were busy people yesterday and
are at It yt. Whan word came from
Manager Bever two weeka ago that "We
ku. the stuff." these two . officials
hopped upon a train and away they
went to the scone of activity, over an
th unhniik nlalna of the TellOW
U1 ...... A.rrlw1nar Itl . tlolflflAld.
their first act waa to employ H. K- Pe
terson, one of the country s most fa
moua iniisvnf w iuiuiui,-iu mv,. ","j
examine the mine, and the report ho
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OIW1V iiir,vu pmwuuui
A Oreat Mlna rredloked.
ING COMPANY, Portland, Or. Dear
Sirs:' At the request of the Board of
Dl sectors. 1 have examined the property
owned and ODerated by the Butte Boya
Conaolidated Mining Company.. And beg
leava to report aa follows; .
, Property'.
The eomDanv's nronerty consists of
Ave full lode mining claims, known re
spectively as tne auite uoy. uuiie ooy
Nos. 1, 1, and 4, conUlnlng super
ficial area of 10$ aarea of mineral lode
' -ZMaasaoa.
The property la altuated In the Red
mountain portion of the Ooldfleld min
ing aistnct. IN ye county, nevaaa, ais-
tant - eight miles northeast from the
town of Ooldfleld. A - splendid road
leads 1 direct to '. your property from
Ooldfleld, passable at all seasons of the
....... . Topofzwpny. -
The contour of the land, la the main,
la slightly undulating, being traversed
by an immense dike boldly outcrop
ping through the center of your prop
arty, formlnc a low ridge. ,
The formation consists of rhyollte
(on the foot wall) and quartsite (on
the hanging wall), forming a contact,
traceable along the center of the atrlke,
along the apex of the hill. At thla
contact frequent blowouta- of andeslte
occur, which when crosscut from the
preeent level will prove the permanent
mineral-bearing Bona The shaft haa
been sunk in the rhyollte (foot wall
country rock). In which numerous
stringers of ore have been encountered,
carrying gold values ranging from
$1.80 to'$S0.I per ton. Tbeae stringers
are ail dipping toward the contact,
which Indicatea the presence of a large
and highly mineralised ore body at
the contact of the two formations
(rhyollte and quartsite). The presence
of andeslte at the contaot, together
with the distinct regularity of ths for
mation, demonstrates the fact that thla
firoperty le aituated In the. same geo
oglcal horlson as Tonopah and Oold
fleld; In fact, the character of the for
mation la identically like Tonopah and
the most highly mineralised portion of
the Ooldfleld district. The trend of the
formation la northerly,' dipping at an
angle of 10 degress to ins west. .
,.' 'v BerelopaMBtL
The property la being developed
through a vertical shaft which Is now
14$ feet In depth, from which a cross
cut Is now being run westerly toward
thecontacV approximately 160 feet to
the west of the shaft With two shifts
at work, five feet per diem can be made.
which ahould enable you to encounter
the contact in from 10 to 40 days.
The eaulnment consists of one S$ H.
P. Western Gasoline Hoist, gallows-
frame, blacksmith shop, tools and all
requisite appllancee; also bunk and
boarding-houses for ths employes.
Eleven persons in all axe now em-
?loyed, and the work la progressing
avorably under a capable and efficient
r steoommenilaTloa.
The present plan of the management
la entirely adequate and comprehensive,
In accordance with the geological con
ditions,- hence I would not advise any
Ooaelnatoa. , - ;
In conclusion, I desire to state that
In mv long and varied mining ex-
Krience I have rarely encountered a
tter equipped or better managed
camp than is found at your property.
Perfect harmony prevaila between the
company'a officers and the men em
ployed. I oonsldsr your property most
promising, and predict that yon will
aucceed in developing a great mine.
Respectfully submitted,
11. E. PETERSON. E. M.
Ooldfleld. Nev., lalf St, 107.
A $1,000,000 rropoeltloB.
"When yon have apent $40,009 you
will have a 11,000,000 mine,' Engineer
Peterson remarked to Messrs. McCorkls
and McKechnle, after he had written
his report. "I confidently believe that
there la no doubt of this," he added, a
declaration fully Justified by . the last
line of his report, wherein he saya that
"I oonaldsr your property most promis
ing, and predict mat you- wiu succeed
In developing a great mine.",
Mark the 2-aag-aafe.
' "Mark the language of thla man."
Dr. McCorkle enthualaatlcally exclaims.
" The formation demonatrates the fact
that this property is situated In the
same geological horlson aa Tonopah and
Ooldfleld; In faot, the character of the
formation Is identically like Tonopah
and the most highly mineralised por
tion of ths Ooldfleld district,' In which
It is located. Isn't that enough?
Wouldn't that declaration, made by an
expert auch aa Peterson, fill your heart
to the brim with JoyT I tell you wa will
have a mine in Ooldfleld that will open
the eyea of our people, and our ahare
holdera shall havs the aquarest deal In
this transaction that men ever received
from any mining concern on earth. We
had an offer In Ooldfleld for every
ahare of treasury stock we had at it
cents per share, but declined It. We are
going to contlnus this business In the
future as in the past, absolutely on the
level, and when our dividends' begin to
roll In, which will be much earlier, I
predict, than we expected, you will hear
our friends, every one of them, corrob
orate every statement that we ever have
made. The Ooldfleld newspapers hsve
almost dally mention of our property.
They are Just as snthuslastlo aa our
selves. They eee our future. They
know that we are la earnest, and that
we are almost sure to hsvs one of the
great mines of that great gold mining
' Vewspaper Comment.
Speaking of the neighboring mines. In
the thick of which the Butte Boye is lo
cated, the Ooldfleld Tribune of July $0
had A Is to say:
Tha larsest nlant In ths neighbor.
hood belongs to ths Butte Boys Con
solidated Mining company, a Portland,
Oregon, company -"Which is heeded by
Dr. M. O. McCorkle. The mine is a yer
n.hi. little camp, all to lteeif. behind
a low ridge that screens Its operations
from tne mam rwwr a za-norse
power noiet is working on this
property, and tha , shaft haa at
tained a depth of about 160
feet. The outcropplnga on the claim
returned $$4 In gold to the ton. The
shaft was started $7 feet from the
ledge, Uie company expeoUug to out It
at the 100-foot point, but thie croasout
will not be driven until about 100 Is
attained, after which the bores will be
oriveu, com east and west to oaten the
vein. At a depth of 14 feet valuee of
$390 were obtained. At a depth of 70
leei assays reiurnea J,S4V to the ton,
but these were from stringers. Sixty
feet further down a two-foot ledge was
struck, picked samples from whU-h ran
$1,140.1 Then, when the shaft had got
to a depth of 148 feet an averase sam
ple across six Inches returned $041 to
the ton, the formation being rhoyrlte
ana ume, carrying neavy auipmaes. ,
Three Balfta MmplojwA. ---
"Three shlfta of men are employed at
the Butte Boya Consolidated, work be
ing prosecuted without a let-un. a. W.
Bever, vice-president and general man
ager of the company, is in cbsrgs of the
iroperty, ana is well iixea ov tne en
Ire force. He ie convinced. as are
other mining men who have visited the
property, that It will make a shipper at
sn early date. The showings so far are
excellent, and the mine has been oper
ated only since last March. The shaft
ie at present in the hardest kind of
rook,' the limit of which.. however, may
be reached at any round of shots." ,
""r,A HJgfcty 0ood Showing. 1
On the llth of the same month, lust
10 days ago, the asms paper again te
ferred to the Butte , Boys property aa
follows: '
The Red Mountain district aeeroa to
be In line for big things. After months
of hard digging through atone of al
most Invincible qualities, the Butte
Boya Consolidated haa encountered
stringers that give $431 to tha ton In
gold. . Thia value la from an averace
sample of ore taken a few feet from the
bottom of the 146-foot abaft. Tha com-
Sany la now crosscut ting In a westerly
lrectlon toward a oontact, which, ac
cording to H. K. Peterson, B. M.' should
give high values. This contact. Is said
by experts to ba about ISO feet west of
the shaft.
The aaaaya Just received by tha
Butte Boya management are highly
gratifying, and are aald to ba the finest
yet secured from the Red Mountain
country, although the property la In the
Ooldfleld district. Work will be con
tinued unabated on the westerly cross
cut under tha management , of O. W.
"Peteraon, tha mining engineer, haa
given a written report on the com
pany'a holdings, declaring that tha for
mation Is Identically like that of Ton
opah, and of the moat highly mineral
ised portions of the GolfttteM district.
Hs prsdicta that the mine named will
aoon become a ahtpper of high-grade."
Many other excerpta might be pub
lished from the Ooldfleld newspapers,
but the foregoing are sufficient to in
spire one with the same rnthusulasm
that permeates the hearts of Messrs.
McCorkle and McKechnle. and owners
olTButte Boys shares are today fueling
about as happy aa any family la the
city. .
1 Offloe memo sea.-
Owing to tha renting of tha Weather
ly building to- Messrs. Calsf Bros., tha
office of the Butta Boya Mining com
pany haa been removed to 'he si-oond
floor of the West building. lltt Orand
avenue, where an apartment la now be
ing fitted up for the uee of the com
pany. This office will hereafter be In
oharge of Dr. McCorkle'e brother, who
will give hla entire attention to Its
The Butta Boya officials are In
great glee these bright summer days.
From aU Indications they hare a right
to be. - '
' Pendleton, Or., Aug. T. It la feared
that wood will be very high In eastern
Oregon and Washington thla fall and
winter, and even In the present warm
aummer daya people are .already be
ginning to feel chills running over them
at the thought of phying If and $10
a cord for wood. Wood la already ris
ing In price, and It la difficult to secure
coal. Old-timers say It haa been thirty
or more year a alnca auch high prices
were paid for wood In thla section.
Preferred knock Canned Oooda.
Allen Lewis' Best Brand. -
Owing to the fact that this building is to be torn
down very soon,
our large and
complete stock, of
i ' ' r '
' . . t
Gas and
Are to be offered
with no reserve, at
The .';'.:
You can judge for yourself by coming in and al
lowing our salesmen to show you the stock. ;
Tie (bsis y
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For $1.50 to $2.00 LACE or SILK
HATS for children.
$ j For $7.50 SUITS for men and
i'vj) youths.
f C For White Silk SHIRT
P 1 "al5 WAIST in store, vals. to $6.50
for men and youths.
For Men's 75c GOLF SHIRTS, dandy
HOSE. . - - - v..: ...;v
For 50c WORK SHIRTS, any
' V.aA
$ 1 .95
Por. $5.00 LINEN WASH
SUITS for ladies. -
For 35c SUSPENDERS for men or
boys. '
7t SOCKS, all sizes.
For $2.25 WORK SHOES for
For $1.00 nicely embroidered SHIRT
. WAISTS in white. , :
For $3.50 DRESS SHOES, in
fine vid kid.
For $2.50 and $3.00 SHRTWAISTS,
any size, dozens of styles.
For BOYS' $1.50 - HEAVY FULL
f gj ly For $2.50 DRESS SKIRTS, in navy
OLa blue and black. -. r ; . 1
4 , g CT For Dress Skirts, $2.50 to $5.00
vals., grays, browns, fancies.
For 25c SIDE OR