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THE. OkEGON SUNDAY JOURIIAU rOIiTLATID, SUNDAY I.IOKIJINO, 'AUGUST II. 1CC7.
WAS IMPRESSIVE EVENT
Huge Block of East Side Masonic Building, Scaled, Then
.Sprang: Into Tlace Before . largo Gathering , .
' . Speeches and Jlusic Complete Program.
In the preaenoe ( more thaa 10 j
ona and ether spectators, the eorner
stone for tha aew Maeonlo building- at
East Burnelde and Eaat EUbth atreeta
waa laid yesterday ,' afternoon. Tha
weather waa favorable, despite tha fact
that rata fall Immediately preceding tha
oaramonr and soon afterward.
Tha Maaona gathered at tha Burkhard
building. Eaat Burnaide street and
Orand avenue, tha present meeting quar
ter of the Washington lodge and Wash
tnston chapter, tha organisation erect
Ins; the new edifice. Headed by Brown't
band, they marched In double file to
East ElKhth street and aasembled
around the corner atone, hanging on the
derrick over lta reatlng place. The
ceremoniea were then taken. In charge
by Orand Master Lot W Pierce of
' atone Waa Sealed.
Tha welt-known and beautiful cere
mony of the Maaona waa carried out
The huge atona waa sealed, pronounced
true and awung Into place. There were
the usual number of interesting- objects
nerstone to tha Uvea of many others by
Being- true ana square in every-oay lire.
11. II. Parker, grand master of Royal
Arch Masons, waa railed upon and an
nounced that tha Washington council
organised In 1881 would be It years old
next year. It waa the plan to Bold a
big Celebration In honor of the -event.
f ' .
George, ' H. Burnett, Grand Com-
. '. ; mander. -
and that this at mature which they were
then erecting would be used on that oc
casion. Ha spoke of the need of a suit
able meeting place for tha east aide
lodges. . ... '
. Oldea Those of Xodf .
' X H.' Ackerrhaik,' past master of tha
Washington lodge, was the last speaker.
Ha represented Washington lodge and
Lot L. Pierce, Orand Vaster. -
sealed uo In tha stone, among which
'. the most Interesting perhaps waa a
ravel, made from tha wood or ona of
- tha Bpanlsn ahlpa sunk in Manna oar
by Admiral George pewey on May 1,
coins, copies of tha dally papers of
August id, ana lists or committees ana
- directors connected with the erection
of the building. k
Speeches were made by different
members of tha grand lodge and repre-
sentatlves of different organisations
within tha Masonic order.' Harvey W.
Boott. grand orator, waa tha principal
apeaker-... He spoke of tha work under
taken by the order, and aald that It
sought to exert an uplifting Influence
on humanity: supplied moral strength,
sroused the best and highest qualities In
man; was not narrow In Its creed, and
waa tolerant of others.
Fioaeers Vasslsg Away.
Oeorge H. Burnett, grand commander
of the KnlKhta Templars, waa the next
speaker, and grew eloquent in bis ref
erences to the future growth of tha
Oregon country. Ha aaid tha pioneers
were pssslng away, tha tented caravana
of white wagons were gradually disap
pearing over tha horizon, -and Oregon
3. H. Ackerman, Past Master.
Washington ehspter, and told of the
olden times of he lodge! of when It
waa in Its chlfdhood and met In tha
Rosa building; later of when It waa In
., ' A:
Masonic - Cornerstone - Ready for the Ceremoniea.
', was ea the threshold of a new era. .
i He said the development of civilisa
tion en the Pacific coast would bo as
much greater aa that on the Atlantic aa
the Pacific ocean was greater-- than
the Atlantis ocean. He called atten
tion to the corresponding growth in the
Maaonle order. Where they once met in
lo cabin they were now meeting in
Jressed brick and concrete structures,
is exhorted the Masons to be aa ex
ample of right living and to be the cor-
Its youth and met In tha Burkhard
banding, ana now wnen it waa meraina
Into young manhood and would move
into a larger ana nicer bunamg. ,
The new etructure will cost when
completed about 125.000. . It will be a
two-story building with lodge room and
banquet hall on -the tipper floor and with
storeroom ror rent on tne first floor.
It will be completed by January I. 101.
and will be occupied by all the East
romana loagas. .
DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE .
SIDESTEPS SHERIFFS AUTO BILL
' County Auditor Braadea bag received
from tha district attorney aa answer
te hie query aa to whether the bllla pre
sented by Sheriff Stevens for the rant
er bis own aute are legal claims, but
the auditor la still In tha dark aa te
whether the bills are legal. District At
torney Manning referred Auditor
prandea letter to hie deputy, H. B.
jtrirns, for an opinion.
Iteputy Adams, In answering Auditor
Frances sidestepped the Issue by say
ing that the questmen of the -lecallty of
the bill for the rent of Htevens auto
l one that the county eourt should de-.-:d.
Auditor Brandes had left the of
f i-e before Deputy Adams' letter was
r t to him yeeterdsy afternoon, and no
. i. on on the bills was taken. The let-
i r t-t Inquiry sent hy the auditor to
r,trit attorney follows:
w , , , f Bievena has sent his bills ta
... , ..il l v sii'litnrs office for auto hire
- Mt for enforcing the Bun
law. to-wlt: July 7, 14. 11
, , i I union. Holbrook. Troutdalo.
p . i m. John. I would Ilk to
i i Htitliorlxed any such pro-
, . part of the. aherlff and
your cplnlon whether
. i , il.n again! Multnomah
i, te whom District At
torney Manning referred the matter for
an opinion, wrote the auditor as fol
lows: . :-,:. .
"No special authorisation waa given
Sheriff Btevena nor wa any needed.
Mr. Stevens rendered valuable assist
ance in ciosin- tne saloons on Hund
but the hiring of automobiles - was
wnoiiy a Toiuntary act on his part.
"Whether this la a legal claim against
Multnomah county la a question for tha
county court tha same aa other extra
ordinary expense of the sheriff er
other county officials. "
Miierur mevens rod about the county
In hla own auto on each of the four Hun.
daya In July, and then presented to the
uimor Dine ror rent or . the auto
amounting to more thaa 180. .
V A Railroad'! Belief Fond. "
From the Hartford Courant - ''
The Pennsylvania road's . relief fund
waa organised In February. i8. Since
ih2 ,t.J'V t,', employee M,7T5,Jt
?o? lhr ,o'mn.t- Tb payments
were ll.i. Thle sort of work goes
of 2oodt,ru 'compllahe. .'.,
BETTER EQUIPS!. .
17HEH SCHOOL OPENS
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Many ImproTements Made in
. Curriculum at St Mary's
.".. y ., ' '-' !.!
St Marya academy wfll resume 1U
school work oa Monday. September t.
better equipped thaa ever te teach its
Students. Daring July tne sutler i earn
ers took special courses tn physics and
chemistry under Dr. Ftledel of the atate
nnlveralty and apaclai muale for three
weeke at Seattle. - ,
- Many Improvements have been made
la the curriculum, particularly in the
science department. Dr. rriedei aeciarea
the physical and chemical laboratorle
to be the beat of any secondary echoot
he haa seen in the state. . A number of
improvements have also been made and
are under way about tha buildings.
The officers, nrofeasors and lectur
er ia the academy are the same as last
year, being as follows:
President, ex-of flclo. Most Reverend
Alexander Christie, D. D., archbishop of
Oregon; professor of Christian doctrine
and church history. Rev. George Vi
Thompson, St. Mary's cathedral; pro
fessor of nhlloaoDhv. ' Rev. Edwin V.
O'Hara. St Marv'a cathedral; ohaplatn.
Rev. Eugene Bolla; lecturer on hygienld
fiblloeophy. Dr. Andrew C. Smith; leo
urer on clvica and constitution. Hon.
John P. Kavanaukh: lecturer on me
diaeval history, John P. O'Hara, B. A.;
lecturer . on economics, P. Jfi. Sulllva,
LU M. ' , ;. . .
STRENUOUS WEEK IS -
AHEAD OF C0U11CIL
Vetoes, Important t Ordi
nances and Other Matters
, ' Promise Busy Days. ; 1
' This week win be a strenuous, one for
the city council and tha executive board
in view of the accumulated work of the
past three weeks of enforced Idleness.
The three weeks were lost whan the two
bodlea decided to meet after August 1
during the second and fourthweeks of
each month. Instead of the first and
Since the laat council meeting Mayor
Lane haa - vetoed two Important ordi
nances which will be reconsidered by the
council. These are the ordlnanoea grant
ing a franchise to the Oregon Traction
company to operate a atreet railway In
Portland and regulating the conduct of
marketa and atorea where food la sold
and prohibiting consumptives from
working around auch food. - Than the
councll will in all probability be asked
to take aome action with relation to tha
franchise granting tha Portland General
Electric company tha right to Install a
steam heating system and aell heat to
buslnssa houses In ths business district
The permit of this compsny expired
April and the executive board recom
mended to the council that the permit be
declared forfeited. Some membera of
tha council declare It la not In the Juris
diction of that body to declare tha per
mit forfeited and an Intereatlng contro
versy may bo expected. "
The health ordinance Is ths one tn
which Mayor Lane discovered a "Joker,"
which would give a alaughterhouae tha
right to operate anywhere in tne city.
with powers entirely in toe nanoe of the
board of health aa to Its regulation.
Mayor Lane thought that the council
ought not to delegate so much power to
any minor body and promptly vetoed
The executive board, aaide from tta
routine work of awarding and accepting
contracts, will be compelled to Juggle
with the trial of the ex-detectlvea. Snow.
Day, Carpenter and Reslng, which will
rirobably be called this week. The hear
ng haa been held in abeyance during the
absence In the eaat of Attorney Ralph
E. Moody, counsel of defendants. Moody
returned a short time ago and since the
time for the hearing was sat , for tha
first week In August, It will probably
now be held thla week. -.
Also there must be an Inquiry Into
the charges against Aotlng Deteotivee
Kay and Klenlin preferred by Captain
Bruin. These two officials are charged
with Incompetency and Insubordination.
Minor charges against patrolmen will
probably also be heard during the week.
In the atreet cleaning committee of
the executive board tha charges pre
ferred against Foreman Jenkins of sell
ing city dirt for private fills and keeping
and training horses at the city's axpenaa
Will be heard.
Laat week' the various committees
cleaned up a great deal of the routine
work. , - i . . ,
Bargain Bales In Japan. ,
-' Uvea tn placid Japan they have bar
gain sales, but they conduct them oa
very different, principles from tha
scrimmages we' have over here, aaya
tha English Ladles' Pictorial. An amus
ing Amarloaa woman has embodied her
experlenoes of travelling alone In Ja-
?an in a moat - entertaining volume
uat published, whence may be gath
ered a description . of a sale at the
greatest trading house in Japan.
The goods are not flung about They
are ahown to advantage In locked cases,
and tha heada of departments keep tha
kaya Remnants, however are laid on
mats, and though there iskeea anxi
ety, to secure bargains, perfect order
and quiet prevail. '
Babies toddle akout quite comfort
ably; others sleep on . their -mothers'
bscks. However orderly and quiet
though the Japanese bargain Bale may
be, it Is not free from the shoplifter,
and it Is Interesting to hear that the
detective is aa necessary in the Flow
ery Land aa In England. The kimono
sleeve la a useful receptacle for uncon
' Announcement ts made that William
J. Brvon will make hla flrat Important
peach of the 1908 campaign In La
fayette, Indiana, at tha annual banquet
of the Jackson Club of that city. The
banquet la uaually given on January
I, the anniversary of the battle of New
Orleans, but the date will probably be
moved forward te suit the convenience
of Mr. Bryan. .
Woodmen of World Desire
Eemoyed From Denyer.
AN ACTIVE CAMPAIGN
WILL BE CARRIED OUT
Tremendous Number of Initiations
Schema Which Will Be Sprung at
Next Tri-Ennlal Session to Be
Held In Thla City.
Great effort la to be put forth by
Portland Woodmen to secure the re
moval of the head camp offices of the
Paclflo Jurisdiction of tha Woodman of
tha World from Denver to Portland.
It has been decided the most affective
work toward securing this removal will
be In the number of Inltlatlona' and a
tramenduous campaign bag been planned
tor that purpose:. . . '
' - Organisers Coming' Xere,
' Seventeen organisers will come to
Portland Immediately, . accompanied by
", - V
Harry L. Day, State Organizer Wood
. -uSen of tho WorliL. f -Mr
Chief Organiser Peter I Ollroy. They
are eonaldared the best field men la the
services of the order. They will asalst
the Portland camps and will be under
the charge of State Organiser H. X
Day. The Portland choppers believe
they will win on this item as aiso on
tha score of location. It . la expected
other cities will also make aa effort to
get the offices,
. The head camp convention adjourned
la Beattle laat weak, it was tnea de
termined that the next triennial session
should be held In thla city. It la at
that tlma that the Portland eamDS will
make the effort to have the Paclflo Jur
isdiction offices moved to thla city and
when the different sections will flaunt
their initiation numbers in tha faced
of the assembled delegates, it is ex
nected that other cltlea will point with
? ride to the growth made in their dla
rlct during the term and will attempt
to secure toe orncee on inai score.
Sard Campaign Work-
Two thirds of tha membera of this
Jurisdiction , live ' in the coaat atatee
and for that reason it is expected Port
land will get the of f lcea, especially if
a good showing in lnitiauona ia mane.
Mr. Ollroy will apeak to membera. of
tne loagea ana injir iritnai on u xoi
lowlns- dates: ' '
Monday, August, 1 J, Prosperity camp
No. lit; August 13, George Washington
camp, No. 291; August 14,, Portland
camp, No. 107; August 16, Prospect
camp, .No. 140; Auguat Id, Woodlawn
camp. ;No. 776; August 30, 8t Johns
fmmn Vlo 771. ,
taltUttoas Texl Koata.
Following Is the schedule for the
carnival of Initiations to tsks place
next month: Monday, - September t.
Prosperity and Montavllla camps, under
Orranlsera Kennedy and Budrow: Sep
tember I, George Washington, Wood
lawn, jtose city ana ttt jonns camps,
under Organisers Burrows, Williams
and Kelaey; Wednesday, Auguat 28,
Portland and Mount Tabor camps, un
der the charge of Organisers Craw and
Hagerman; Thursday, August 10, Al
blna. Prospect, Sunnyslda, Lenta and
Arleta cam pa, tn charge of Organlsera
Moon, jnooa, Hagerman ana rent; ra
dar. September . Webfoot and Mult
nomah camps in charge of Organisers
Dibble and Van Hooser; Thursday, Aug
ust to, Oregon City aad Vancouver
camps, under Organisers Necklem add
race. .', . - . ...;,
. : Black snake Charmed Woman.
'From ths Indiana Meaaens-er.
Among tha snake stories received Is
one from Klttannlng of a Mis Camp
bell who while churning was charmed
by a blacksnake.
The lady uttered a scream that at
tracted the attention of her neohew.
who immediately ran to see what waa
the matter and found hla aunt gaslng
transfixed at an enormous oiacasnake.
The reptile's head, reared two feet from
the ground wae slowly moving from
side to side, while Its tongue darted
in and out The boy ran for a gun and
ahot tha anake'e head off.
Mlaa Campbell then collapsed and It
was soma tlma before aha recovered
from her fright 6he said she was un
able to move when she saw the enake's
glittering eyee fastened upon her. The
repine was seven ieet long. ,
Metxger's eye glasses, SI. 141 Wash,
ITALIAN MURDER CONFESSOR
FREED ON-TELEGRAPHIC ADVICE
Nlcomedla Chlaro, the Italian who was
arrested July II at the request of the
Immigration officials, charged with hav
ing murdered the 1 -year-old wife of
hla brother In Italy, because aha Was
unfaithful to her husband, was released
from the county Jail yesterday after
noon on telecranhle instructions re
ceived by the immigration bureau from
department headquarters at Washing
ton, UlslMCl oi ooiumoia.
-Mro ts unable to apeak Enellsh. but
at the tlma of hla arrest an Interpreter
translated hla words aa a confession of
t. Miinlar art A in view nf thla mh.
feaslon much Interest has bean taken in
Chlaro' release. - ' . .
MO intimation as iff wnmner jninro
ts guilty or not Is contained in the
message oraering nis release, unisro
wss held under orders from the bureau
nf immigration and It waa expected that
extradition papers for him would arrive
soon, and mai ne woum om returned i-
Italy te atand trial. - Tha meesage was
aa foiiowa: ...
"Washington, X). C, August 10, 0T
ImmigraUua SarTloe, Portland, Oregon
Release Nlcomedla Chlaro froo eus-
vaar umiin. ' i "
Chlaro'a arreet was caused by a
brother of the dead gtrL an Italian
named Gulseppe Bluggenl, who arrived
In Portland from San Francisco on the
evening of July 11, and by chance went
to the lodging house at It Front atraet
where Chlaro waa staying. When IRlug
res I learned that Chlaro was among tha
lodgers at the houae he went to the po
lice and exhibited a letter from hla wife
telling him that hla alater had been
ahot at Mammola In Caaaenxa, Italy, on
January 14. ,
Chlaro was arrested and hi since
been held In the county Jail. When the
telegram wee received from Washington
yesterday afternoon tha immigration in
spector at tha custom house telephoned
Jailer Beatty He contents and asked
Beatty to release Chlcaro.
Beatty refused to release the prisoner
without aomethlng mora tangible than
a telephone meesage as hla authority,
and held Chlaro until later In the day
when Inspector R. iC Hussey delivered
the original telegram at the county tall
for Jjeaity to place among his records.
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