The Oregon daily journal. (Portland, Or.) 1902-1972, August 11, 1907, Page 5, Image 5

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Established 1850 FIFTY-SEVEN YEARS IN BUSINESS Established 1850
The Victor Talking Machine ia an
Opera House, a Theatre and a
Band all ia one. It rive you the
musio of all th world great sing
er and bandmaster all the year
round. ; ;' ' . "
, fl DOWN f 1 A WEEK
; Hear It play in our Victor Hall
0e joint 0 S.
The Player Grand Piano
In the June 16th Ua ff Tb MuslcM
Courier there appeared this paragrapu
Good Merchandise Only Quality Considered Our Price Are Always the Lowest
that not1 one' Mention has been mades
with the granu pwn M I
I?o7t of IhS Wilcox VVhtt. Company
0 '
- Mrs. Ruby and Her Granddaughter, Rosella.
r Mr. Ruby 'la a full-blooded Indian
who mar be aeen. at Rainier, Oregon.
' She la on of the laat of the Orecoo
'.'-City tribe and to the boat of hr knowM
i Mil la in years oia. in pnmusrajm
j from which the . sketch la' made waa a young woman of Rainier, to
whom" Mrs. Ruby had taken a liking,
and the sitting waa granted as a, spo
clal favor. Th child shewn la the plo
ture la RoeUa Ruby, a grandchild. Mra.
Ruby claims to have an aunt on the
reservation who la vary many, year her
senior. . -' - ..' .- ' v
Trained Companies of Arch
ers Prepare to Overthrow
Existing: Government. ".
di!ai)ly assaults .r
Police Are Unable to Cope With the
Situation nl Firearm Are Being
Smuggled Into Band of;RebeI
by Sympathizer. vl
- (lowaal apaeial Service.)
London, Aug. t. A reliable aource
la authority, for the tatmeat'tht the
eolonlel office, after many delay, ha
at laat received full report of the rla
lng in disaffected Bengal districts. It
s appear that the aerloua nature of the
situation 'la hardly realised In other
parts of India or at home. Whereas a
few years ago such discontent as ex
' Sated was confined to a few pleaders and
clerks,' the disaffection has now .spread
not only among the landlords and Ben
gal aristocracy, but among the peasant
and coollea. '
- All reports agree that the dlsaffeo-
" tlon was the result -of a campaign of
edition directed from Calcutta, the
afc-enclea employed being - not only- the
'press and the platform, but the active
organisation known as National Volun
. teers, which ha local branches In al
most' every town and village. ' These
m volunteers are being trained in archery
and In the use of sticks and swords by
. well paid professional instructor They
preach everywhere revolt against the
raja And actively push a boycott, ter
rorist; those using or Selling British
goods, snen wno; canny ""r.""".""
and still maintain relatione jrtth the
English oraciaia are pumsnoa r """
vrwaataociai ooycoit, wmra ww -lleswWpon
that -,; can be- employed
against ui Hindu. -. !.'. v;-;
--.rr-K-m Sales of, XHwrJeswaess.' :"'
- Hundreds of tales of lawlewraeao and
-oppression on the part of the national
volunteers come from every distrlot. The
rural police are too weak, and. In some
. cases,' too disaffected themselves-- . to
Uke actio. Several landholders have
actually usurped executive and admlnia-
I tratlve powers, flogging and Imprison
ing; their tenants. In the Bar lsal dis
trict It Is a well-known fact that com
Riltteea of public safety, after the type
of the French revolutionf have r-been
formed. 'Zhese committees hold judi
cial inquiries, summon - witnesses and
punish offenders." ' .-.-."Ws-V
The government has exhausted Its re
serve of polled and borrowed companies
of Ourkhaa from Aaaam and military no
lle from other provinces, . These are
me tararer
nonfat In email batchea In
villages and at the river stations, but
they are unable to prevent the persecu
tion or. toe loyausia. -- j '
The worst feature of the situation,
however, le the growing number, of as
saults upon Europeans. Recently If as
saults ave taken place on tbe-Aaaam-Bengal
railway alone. . One guard had
his skull fractured, another had an eye
put out. The first and second-class car
riages, containing European passengers,
are nightly pelted with atones. To add
to the general uneasiness, a European
police Inspector, named ' Crabbe, was
murdered while-attemptlnp to arreat
some train thieves at Chandpur.
Moreover, the Impression la gaining
strength that firearms are filtering from
Calcutta and Chandernagore -Into east
ern Bengal. The Calcutta police are
also maklnaf strict Inquiries, and have
already discovered two stores of arms-
one in a oaxaar, aimusi.wii.iiin m iwmi
throw of the central police station.
There le a growing feeling among the
non-omciai Europeans mat tee govern
ment should strengthen the police in
astern Benral with rerular troops.
preferaBty British, and should also take
the sternest measures against ths Na
tional Volunteers , ana seditious orators
and newspapers. ' . ' -
- Another feature of the present situa
tion ie that all over Bengal national
schools, financed entirely by Bengalis,
and disclaiming all connection with the
government, are springing up. - . ,
"ranoo-Oermam . ttnattom, ..
The possibilities of a Franoo-Oerman
understanding, which has recently been
debated in the German press. Is still be
ing dlsousned by many of the Paris
journals. From the tone of the articles,
one readily sees that French opinion In
regard to Germany has changed but lit
tle since the war of 87 years ago. Alsace-Lorraine
la still the great stum
bling block In the road of a complete
reconciliation between the two peoples.
France, laying Gambetts'e advice to
heart, does not talk , of the lost pro
vinces, but she ever thinks of them.
The consensus of opinion seems to be
that no French government would exist
24 hours if It dared to say officially
that Alsace-Lorraine was no longer
French, And that while Alsace-Lorraine
was Prussian pourparlers for an under
standing between France and Germany
would be so much waste of time. - The
quickest way to arrive at an understand
ing would oe 10 tear up . me treaty ox
Frankfort.. . :' , .' ; .:
, The report of the Prussian minister
of railways. Just, published in Berlin,
shows that the state railroads have
Slelded a net profit of 1123.622,406 for
is year 1906. ' It is understood that
nearly ftwo-thlrds of this amount will
be devoted to; a general Improvement
In 'the service. ' . .v. ::.. :- '
.. The - official trade statistics of South
Australia for 1908 show that the Im
ports amounted to 48,611,320 and the ex
ports 169,666,866, which are record fig
ures. The exports of staple products
show remarkable Increases. -
y Buy Your Hat
.j'.At Le Palais Royal; always the best
at the lowest price, 876 Washington
street. ' i
VY-L JA'-.fa th.".tt.nt!on
SSKw-wtY,?; KthV5numatlo field, i
ind Vbaaibly flierj may bo dave'opments
that will aflow of the P'aaenUng to the
musical world the grand with the ln-
wVr-S- not thousht when the.e lines j
were written that within a week alter
there would be oreeented to the world
. ennd pdyer that would contain all
thigood qualities of the upright player,
and yet it has been done; the piano has
made its debut In, the musical world in
a concert, and this, -too, before one of
the moat cultured audiences possible to
SThU was not' done In the
grand player was perfected in the Weat.
and, naturally. He debut was In the
West The Jooelltles were Nprwalk,
Ohio, where the piano waa made, and
Chfcaa-o was the place pt Jta artlstlo In
troduction "t he makefof this sucoess
ful grand player ia - the A. B. Chase
Company, of Norwalk, Ohio. ; '
The event, which sorved to Introduce
to the musical world this marvelous in
vention was e concert given under the
auspices of Oroavenor,- Lapham t Co.,
theA.vB. Chaae repreaentatlvea in Chi
cago. The place was the Music Hall on
the lake front, and the artists were C.
Arthur Longwell end Frank Herastreet,
baritone, both ot New York City. The
program was as follows: .. '
Ballade, Op. 10 . . Brockway
Aria, lionor and Arms, from. Bam- t
son ............. .....i..,. Handel
Minuet, Op. 14.. No. 1 .,T.Paderewskl
Barcarolle, Op. 87, No. l,.Moazkowelcl
Llebeswalser, Op.O .Moaikoweki
to Antnea . wvu i
Winds In the Trees ... .Gorlng-Thproas ,
A May Morning .-.. ...,f.iin
Rhapsodle Hongrolse, No. II. . .. ..Llsst
Aria, Viaion Fugitive., from Herodlade
............... . .... .v. Massenet
Grand Polonalae In B Flat:.., ..Chopin
To indicate how-the Chicago preas
viewed this event the following Is
clipped from the Evening Post: .
.''An event , of unusual importance In
the musical world took place In Music
Hall Wednesday morning at 11 o'clock,
when a gathering of critics and music
lover assembled . to listen to a piano
and song recital given by C Arthur
LongwelF, of New Tork. am luted by
Frank Hematreet, baritone, of the same
city. Introducing the "Artletano.T 'The
ArtisUno was apparently, a beautiful
grand piano of conventional design and
ahape such as seen every day upon the
concert stage. After, taking his place
before the piano Mr. Longwell quickly
brought up and In front of the keyboard,
as If by seme trick of magic;; a simple
contrivance in whtch to place a per
forated musio roll. Just as quickly and
easily there appeared a set of foot ped
als from the lyre of the piano, with
which to operate the mechanism hidden
the audience knew- not where. 'And,
lo! a grand piano was transformed into
a player grand, which is known as the
A.. B. Chase ArtisUno. A dream was
about to be realised. The Artistano was
making Its bow to the musical public un
der the unique distinction of being the
first player grand piano In ths world to
be played In public concert ' And beau
tiful It looked, too. la its rich mahogany
casing, .flanked with a stage setting of
palms. The majority of the auAlence
being' musicians, r familiar with ths
greatest of the world's pianists, the ap
preciation of effect was all the greater,
and H was difficult to believe that a
well-trained human hand waa not sweep
ing through the brilliant passages, deal
ing tenoeny wun torn eympainwiio pnraa-
Ing.and dwelling upon meaninga that
the fingers of no one but an artiat can
draw from piano 'keys after year of
mature experience. !,
Under Mr. Longwell'a masterly use of
the ArtisUno, together with his schol
arly Interpretation, the enthualasm of
the listeners rose higher end higher end
reached a climax long before the cloae
of the program. ' 1
Mr. Hemstreet'with a glorious voles,
sang with fine understanding his two
contrasting arias, "Honor and Arms,"
from "8amson," and Vision Fugitive,"
from "Herodlade," while his group of
songs served to . show again by con
trast V" vocal versatility a rare ac
complishment in singers. The part of
an accompanist, which Is alwaye a dif
ficult one and requires an artist of pe
culiar ability, was piayea in a musician
ly manner by Mr. Longwell. That .this
could be accomplished with a well nigh
invisible player mechanism waa marvel-'
mis and . the exaulslte smoothness and i
accuracy of the skilled accompanying
was another triumph for the Artistano.
The artlstlo ' success of this musicals
was ' beyond question. We predict no
less a commercial success ss its concep
tion marks a. tremendous advance In the
Iilayer pUylng world, and Its arrival
s opportune. . ..
The most Important thing Is ths man
ner In which the player mechanism Is
placed in the A. B. Chase grand. The
quality of the Instrument goes without
the saying1 to simply say A, R Chase
aettles that In the minds of people who
know the merit of the,Chaae piano but
the how of th pnejetnatio part of the
player grand is what will Interest those
who have been waiting and watching
for the grand player.
As to the success of the grand, that
was demonstrated In an artistic way
at the concert It is a success artistic
ally, no doubt about that It is a suc
cess commercially, no doubt about that
Mr. Liongweu ana sir. iemstreei are
4a annear In this city early in Seotem
ber and the music-loving public are as
n red a real treat The player Brand
will ha on exhibition at Sherman. Clay I
As Co. piano house, corner or Hlxtn and
Morrison streets, opposus posiornce.
The United . Hatter " International
Union has established an International
death ; benefit system 7 by ' which the
nominee of a-member receives a stipu
lated sum upon the death of a mem
bet ... - '
; This is the most remarkable bargain sale of skirts we have ever been able to announce
- to the public - Our garment buyer in New York closed out the surplus line of the
t foremost maker of high grade skirts in the country Regular $4.00 to' $7.50 values.
i To these we added the balance of our regular stock, making a special lot of 255 skirts.
; Made of pure linen and union linen, cut with the broad and generous fullness charao
: , . tensue oi nign graae gairnciua; ytom wwut "" 7 -
sortmeni nas peen pxacea in one oargain wt m. m ,
; Is the foremost skirt bargain of the year and we advise you to be
1 30c Wide Ribbon 19C II& ri8"red iestc
. . ".'-.. w-w,.- 10c Glcricoc Zephyrs. 7l2c Yde
,000 piece-, 50,000 yards, of heavy AU Silk TaffeU Ribbon, ,-' . ; . t . ..,t , , ,,.,...,., ,-. ,-. '
ky inches wide, In white, black and all color. New piece,' Monday clearance f figured Percales, white' trcnmd ttnaIlQr
direct from the loom. Regular 80c value, Mon- , i-1,e Wf-rty; Ie75d;, .peci1. . fVt"',r '
day sale....: ........... . . . C , s Ciencoe Zephyrs, pedJ rood tyle In plaid and . 7p
Bows and Sahe Tied Free. See Washington Street Window checks, neat style; regular 10 yd, special Monday,,
lawn arid Smss Vak to $3 for $1.1P
Daintiest ; w&iable summer styles of Women's' SHort emd;ngKimonos,
Nightingales and Dressing Sacques, made of plain-white lawn, fancy figured
and dotted Swiss or lawns. All newest styles, made with' or without collar,
belt, long or short sleeves, low or high and Dutch neck, prettily trimmed,
sizes' 34 to (44.' Sold regularly to $3.0 0. Biggest kimono value jU Q
of the year at only. . ... . . . .... .... . . ... ... 'yJLmJL-
I Gut-Rate Sale
of Standard Remedies
SSo Witch HateL Owl ent rate.. ............
:. .!..!. tt - Al . SWt At, Mt. fit. i.....
' zoo mi ii w" .. : ; "L Llll
85o Boraxo for the bath, .Owl cut rate
. tKn Dnru. 10-muls brand, cut rase.. ...... ..
50c ' Pond's Extract for 36c
50c Cuticura Resolvent 3 6c
II. uu iienaor.un vv-.,.-,
JBcCutleVre,' soivMt'piusTOv' e'ut rate;s
tic Mandrake Llyer Pills TWO for.. ......25
ti oo swift's Specific. Owl cut rat T4
30c Lithia ablets for : 19c
25c Stuart's Charcoal Tablets 18c
$1 Coke Dandruff Cure 69c
HorllcK s Maueq m wi
I - on
Muchind's feroxide, lb. JJc
50c Coke Dandraif Cure 39c
i'l CI CnbxrWi Sinunaiilk Sic
Monday Sale of Suitcases and Bags
New Straw Suitcases, very light and durable; hirtfold, patent lock and bolt, tfJO rn ,
extra well made, 24 and 26-inch size; regular & values, for only.;.....;.... P.JO,
New Straw Suitcases, hand-woven, ome, with straps, with hirtfold, patent CI1Q
lock and catches; $5.50 Values, for only............................. aptel-F
leather Suitcases, extra large, with straps all around, ihirtfold, patent locks CC QO
nd catches, leather sides; $7.50 values, for. ....................... yalewlO
Tokyo Japanese Woven Suitcases, with Japanese fastenings, jery light and AO
airy; regular $2 values, for only... ....... ....'; ....................... pe"f
, $9. values, for only.
30c Standard American Airs, 15c
Tailored Linen Suits, Vals. to $18 at $5.00
Sale o! strictly high grade Tailored Linen Suits of finest linen and repp
mannish effects. .These are the sort of suits that every woman appreciates;
cut on vonuiiinous lines ana Deauuiuuy anu suusuwouy wuuicu. oauw am
cut generously full, in latest plaited and band trimmed styles. CC C flfl
Values up to $18.50 for.w... V............ pJAJU
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These dozen and a half lusty Americana' compose the flume-line crew of th St. Helens, (Oregon), Mill and
iz Power Company. ' - They are now at work At Spirit Lake on a project that is destined to do much in the
development of a large section. r - . . ' v . ' - ' ' " - '
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Be Caprio Aranges Program
- Including Some Great
' Those who attend the band eoneert
at City Parle thU afternoon will enjoy
. musical treat ; Big. D . Caprio haa
elected a program that Inolufle aome
of the greateat composition written for
band. Anion - these 1 the "Dance
Maeabre" or -Skeleton Danee," by Balnt
Saena, maaterplece of vivid deecrlpv
tlve writing. . .
A companv or BKoievuuw 1ZST
i high
and wilder until the crowing- of a dis
tant cock 'warn them that dawn t at
hand, and that arhoats must lie low. All
hurry back to ihelr coffins but one poor
wretch loses hla bearing and uttera low
moans of distress, until at last he finds
his gruesome bed. and the laat sound
is the rattle of his bones, a be drops
Into his waiting coffin, ' '
Other numbera of, particular note are
Oriel's Peer Oynt suites and-the new
Rrana selection : evivia - or- V" - iiT
concert DCKins at :'
Following is the program in fulll,.
Coronation March (by requeat) . . .
... i . i SaJnt-Georg
I "Miserere," from ;H Trovatore" (by-.
their graves In an old country cht
yard one moonlight nlpht and old
revels there. Their danee gets w
reanesTi ............. .........
"Peer Ovnt, suite A and B.tby re-
cuest) ......... ...... -Grieg
, (a) The Morning. 1 1 '
(b) Ase's Death. J 1 ,
rrv.":. : ::.:.v saint-saen
' Intermission. - .
Tntermesso bymphonlque"...De Caprio
Grand eelectlon "SylvlaM (new) . -
Grand concert for baritone. "Blue .
Bell of Scotland". ........ De Caprio
- , , 8ig. ue caprio. .
"Tn4,lnn s. la. Valse" (bv reavest)
................... vy eber
Mroh "American Republic" . . . .Thlele
Bl' P Caprio. Director. .
Facing Death, Richard Klrkland Cm
rled Water to Wounded Soldiers.
It la one of the anomalies of war that
althottgh It atlrs the savage nature of
mankind ; It also call out the highest
qualities of .courage, unselfishness and
devotion. Many e, deed of martial hero
ism is done in the name of mercy rather
than of the god of battle. ; No descrip
tion of a fierce charge, say the Touth's
Companion ! reoords; more..,, determined
valor than: doe the ' story of : Richard
Klrkland a 'told by General Kershaw. " f
Klrkland was a private who served In
the South"Carolina "volunteer during
the civil war. After the bloody battle
of Frederick burg his brigade occupied
th"road near the' field. One hundred
and fifty yards beyond the field lay the
federal troops.. and between the ground;
u covered bv the dead and dylnr, - All
day long the air was rent with the cries
and rroans of the wounded. and the
pitiful ceils, "Vater! Water!" r. ....
Ia the afternoon, as General Kershaw
sat in the upper room of uls head
quarters overlooking, the field, Klrkland
asked permission to speak to Dim. .v
, "General," said . the , young man, T
can't stand it."
. -Stand what, sergeantr - ' - -
"All night and all day Tve heard those
poor people crying for water. I came
to ask permission to give them a drink."
"Klrkland," responded the general,
"don't you know that ifyou .atop over
that wall you'll get a bullet In your
h"I know it but I am willing to try." '
" The general considered a moment 'T.
ought not to allow, you to run such a
rlak." he said, "but I cannot refuse your
request. Trustlhg God will protect you,
TThr.e?2wanr eye. lighted with
plThank you. slrr he said heartily and
ran down the stairs. .When he reached
the bottom of the flight he hesitated,
turned andran up again. '
"Geheravoaa I ahow th white hand-
eKlrk1an. you can't do that" :' i
"All rlghtj I'll take the chanoe,", and
he was off again. .
From the windows or the house the
officers watched him ran across the
road and climb the walL He made bis
w ouicklr to the nearest sufferer.
raised the poor fellow's head on his arm,
and gave him a long draught of. cool
water. "' ..'; -."!-'-;
. rmm one he went to another until
hla purpose was so plain in the eyes of
the federals that all danger waa over.
From all Darts of the field came the
lteoua appeals; again and again Kirk
and had to return for water, and he
anent an hour and a half in mlntitftrtnr
to the needs of the wounded. Then he
rejoined nis company unnurt.
At Chlckamauga Klrkland - fell. His
example was one which dignified all hu
manity. ;..! 1 ' , -
Metiger '4 Co jewelers, tii WTash.
Rnby Mining .. Disappointing ' Coni
pared With Hunt for Diamonds.
In Mogolt they see everything in a
ruby light, men women and children.
Every visitor must want to buy, they
think. However hungry or thirsty the
traveller may be en arrival, the first
thing he hear epokea of is rubies.
All Mogok seems to be fishing with
miudw noieters, says w. u. itagftr
ald in the Technical World. And they
are fishing for rubles, in the precious
vbyon." that rivals in richness the fam
ous "blue . ground" of Klmberley.
But no industry is more uncertata
than winning; tine,rubia In Burnwti.-
wufi minim, was euppoHHu dj xne jwm
nrlneora to itiinlnln UK Mil DM wr.trth
yet It seemed to fieale out suddenly.
The monoDlv ahandnnert It. utter nnxml.
ina; much time and money, and thi-n
came along a few gentle, almond yxl
Bhans and made an immense fortune
out of the derelict mine. i
! A very few fine rubles enormously mil
value a great quantity of roui?ti pule
stones. But when all is said ruby tiiin
lnt la slow and disappointing w..1? bm.i
rarely averages more than $1 S,o,i for
each acre treated. It is shrewUly suspected-
by tho white men la .'
that the richest mines ef all sn ''
this moment growing scratch ernj't r
poor: grain belonalnif ' to thw f.ii,i--.
natives who Uterully plic "'!
blea." as the Bible hi i. ' !
and mannera of their f r
The Democrats anil I
braska have won t: - r
on the tlcketn st
mary elwtlon ti
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lHiiyil hji ru' -r
tarf of .' i-
fueiioa i-i t . t '