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T1I2 OREGON DAILY JOURNAL. I QllTLAliD. MONDAY EVENING. AUGUST 12. li:7.
is L'on ray
Citr Council Will Take
Hatter Up Wednesday.
WOULD MAKE DRIVERS
Speeding fmtftraiglt Conra Will Not
Exceed Eight Mil an Hour
Suggestions Become- Law Stop
Clause Incorporated. vv
Councilman Bakefs much-heralded
ordinance, regulating and licensing th
running of automobile within th city
' limits, la now ready 'or Introduction
to the council at Its meeting- Wednesday
afternoon. The ordinance, which la. an
extend v one,., cover ' every detail ' of
the operation" Of automobile and the
regulation! are stringent, remaps vne
four provision which will be felt moat
by aute enthusiasts are thoee governing
-The- examination of drivers, the speed
limit, the rules of the road and the p-
proach to Street cars.
1 be ordinance my that no automo
bile shall be propelled or driven along
any street or other public way In t the
city unless the person In control of the
vehicle shall be a person duly examined
by a board of examiners and found com
petent and qualified to operate or drive
a mschine through the city atreet
without endangering public safety. The
board of examiners shall conaist, says
the ordinance, of the city engineer, the
city physician and some other official.
Just why these olflclala are named does
not seem clear, since neither of the
present ones own or operate automo-
biles. Drivers must not ne less than 18
years of age, must not be addicted to
the excessive use . of- liquor, fainting
fits or have defective eyesight "and
drivers must not be reckless.
The spew) at which automobiles may
be driven when speeding in a straight
course must not exceed eight miles an
hour. When turning a oorner the speed
must be reduced to four miles an hour
end the operator shall observe the gen
eral rules of the laws of the road by
keeping to the right of the atreet or
public wsy. In turning from one street
into another the driver must give two
succeartve blasts of the horn and shall
turn so as to bring the automobile into
the right side of the cross or, Inter
secting street. - - ' ,- -
Automobiles approaching atreet ears
when passengers are being discharged
or received, shall come to a stop at a
distance of not less than t feet, ao
as not to pass the atreet car. - .
Violations will be fined In a sum of
not more than ISO for each offense. . ,
SALT LAKE KG
17ILL BE IL1P0RTAFIT
Harriman and Ilis Man
; O'Brien Will Confer at
That a meeting at Salt Lake of X P.
O'Brien, general manager of the O. -IM
& N. ana , southern ractiio iroesv ana
E.H.' Harrlman, to ocnr tomorrow, 'will
have some special significance In rela
tion to Harrlman railroad construction
and Improvements is the hope of Port
land and Oregon business interests. Mr.
O'Hrlen departed yesterday for Bait
I.dke. . Be was accompanied by 3. D.
' Varrell of Seattle. -
It Is believed the Portland man will
endeavor to Induce Mr. Harrlman to
visit Oregon at this time and present
to him personally Important matters
that are pending here, along lines of
Improvement betterment and expansion.
0. R. ft N. officials are reticent con
cerning the purpose of Mr. O'Brien's
trip to Salt Lake, but it Is known that
1. ..... II m ww I rv. n 1 Invl.at l.n
and that he wilf take up with the latter
'a budget of the large plana that have
been prepared for Harrlman railroad ex-
tensiona, inciuaing me line 10 j-bjbi
sound. This particular project is in
charge of J. P. Farrell, president of the
Oregon & -wesnington railway, wnoae
headquarters at Seattle have been busy
for several months with plans and prep
arations for the Washington extension.
The plana include a tunnel through the
Kaat Portland peninsula, and both
Messrs. O'Brien and Farrell are Jointly
interested in this project. That the Salt
Lake meeting will result alt rehln final
decisions on somo of the projects that
affect Portland and Oregon lines of the
Harrlman roaaa. or a personal vial I oy
Mr. Harrlman to this city. Is the gen
eral opinion of those who have knowl
edge of the situation. , ,
So far as can b learned no definite
Itinerary has been made for Mr. Harrl
man'a trip west of Salt Lake, and there
Is no certainty that he will continue his
journey either to Ban Francisco or Port-
PETTY THIEVES FIND
. ', TWO RICH POCKETS
, eaasasHswaaMeaaasBwas '"',!-. '
A sneak thief entered the homo of
J. Williams.;, 481 East-, Twenty-third
' atreet. yesterday afternoon during th
temporary absence of the family and
- stole a gold watch valued at tt and
a in cash. ." -
While Mrs. Rasa, Fifteenth and Di
vision streets, was absent from home
yesterday a housebreaker effected an
entranoe through the kitchen door and
from a dreaser la aa upper room se
cured two gold rings, a gold watch and
a feather bia. The thief was seen leav
ing the premises by one of th neigh
bors, who described him as being It
years of age. clad In a black, square
cut onat and light trousers. Detec
tives have been assigned to both cases,
but ss yet neither property has been
recovered or th crooks apprehended..
DISIlWASHEItS TO BE
MADE AT PENDLETON
(Special Dltwtrk to The toeraaL)
Pendleton, Or.. Aug. lj. .a .w a.
tory employing it least It &?m
on of the Immediate probabilities for
J-endleton, and a new manufactured artl.
He which is destined to meet with
hearty welcome will be added to thetn
duatrlee. W. D. and K. W. Fletehei
have Just secured patents on a d'lah
-waahlng mop. which they hare Invented
an1 In a short time they will begin the
manufacture of the mops. They are
now corresponding with eaatern manu
tuturere In regard to manufacturing
i t.fves and springs for the mop In 0,0i0
- ...I - u .numiiH are
ved the factory will be opened
a city. v ...
Ora Dell rower riant Sold.""'
! t;r-Mi.lrt. Or, Aug. 1J. The Grand
"e i trio company has disposed
i a ( ri Iell power plant to the
,v, 'r-mitlle company, and the
, r t- .. tig the plant Is now un-
- ii' en'e la Included all the
i e capacity of the Ora
: I ..' ut lei I uraepower, and
. if 1 at Wal.nna It will be
t j a i.uarni light.
MISS ISOLl 18 1
' - ' 5 1 'J 1 1
Organization of Portland
Public Playgrounds Asso
V ciation Is Completed.
The first formal meeting of th Port
land ' Public Playground association,
oreated by th laat legislature to pro
vide and have charge of playground lit
the city, was -held ' thla morning in
Mayor Lane's office.1 While nothing was
done of a tangible nature outside of the
ivuiiun ot ot Ltia iom as secretary, ine
plans for the future work were in a
align degree outlined. Th boara De
gins It work without funds, but has
the power to levy a tax assessment of
one-fourth of one mill. It is expected
that at least 150. DOO ran be ralaea rroin
taxation to carry on the work.
Dwlnf to tha tart that It start With
out funds, the commission docs not feel
sble at this time to take over the pupuo
baths which have been operated by
Mrnnri Hoi man and Bamuela unon their
own and other subscriptions, this morn
ing a proposal to 00 so was jam over
Superintendent Rlgler of ' th elty
trip to'' the asst. will- collect data Of
nivmiinHja which will b a valuabl
aid to the local commisawn. , n.
mlsslon i composed, of the following
members: Judge A. L. Fraaer. of the
circuit court of Multnomah county: Miss
Isom. public librarian: George McMlW
l.n. nraoidant at the MUltnOmah ClubT
fiunerlntendent Rlgler of th Clta achool
and Mayor Lane. .
. Meetings have been set for th ftrt
Saturday of each month at II o clock.
TIIIJIX THIS VOLIiWI
Police BelieTe Great Capture
Has Been Made in, 4
Viola's Arrest. '
In th person of Viol Klosterman,
who waa taken" Into v custody veral
night ago br Detective John Price, th
poUo believe they have apprehended
on of th cleverest . pickpockets and
all around female crooks In th country.
Toe woman accused oi imviug
stolen a purse containing 135 from Mra.
M. L. MCUUvery. ot Ji aaaraei, wmre
the latter waa seated In th Plaaa block
on August 1. .1',. . '
Detecuv rnce, wno waa oeianea on
tha case, ascertained that the -prisoner
has been nayln rent for two rooms -
on on south First atreet and the other
at 382H Hawthorn avenue. In the
Hawthorne avenu room aumcieiii
goods to stock a small alaed store have
been unearthed. Four or five good
necktie nlna an L O. O. T. charm, a
brand new silk jumper suit, alx purses,
several rolls of hand-painted oil cloth,
a quantity of unused women's under
garments ana lasi dui noi least, an
ugly looking revolver, are some of th
An employe ticket book of th
Portland Railway, Light and Power
eomDany. bearing th nam of Adams.
several employe brass tag ana a con
ductor's punch were also found- In th
woman' room, and th police are now
looking for Adam to make him ex-
Slain his connection with th alleged
lief. , -. i ' '. )
An effort I being mad to find th
owner of th puree and other good
seised and additional charges are likely
to be loogea against miss Klosterman.
aa th result of th investigation. .
BUTLER'S WIFE THINKS
HUSBAND TOO STUDIOUS
w V ,"" , ;'; '., ...... . ' .
D. W. Butler, a salesman employed by !
th Rlchet company, Front atreet com
mission merchant, waa taken into cus
tody by Detectives Kay and Klenlln In
th apartments of Mrs. M. t Gilbert,
Park atreet, laat night and booked
at police headquarter on a misdemean
or charge. Mrs.- Gilbert was likewise
arrested for unbecoming conduct But
ler haa been released on $200 cash ball
furnished by hi employer, but hi co
defendant languishes la Jail la default
Acting upon complaint of Mr. Bntler,
who resides at East Thirteenth and An
keny streets. Detectives Kay and Klen
lln were detailed to make aa Investiga
tion of th wife's allegation that her
spouse waa neglecting her for another
woman. The officers located Butler Id
the Park street house last night, and
the arreet quickly followed.' -
- Mra. Gilbert, who la a masseus, main
tained that Butler la one of her pupils,
and thus account for hla presence in
her rooms. Mra. Butler, who was pres
ent at the tiro of th arrest, made an
attempt to assault her rival, but waa
prevented oy me oiricera. -
Detective Kay says that Butler waa
ousted from th Congregational church
at Oregon City eight years ago for con
duct unbecoming a gentleman. It Is
also understood that the . accused
f reached at the Universalis church on
he east aide a Week ago. Butler la It
year of age. and hi Instructor In tha
art of mkssag la three year younger.
PJCHARDS PUNCTURES :
: t; LID AT ST; JOHNS
'Deputy Sheriff 3. H. Jones and Jacob
Pros betel discovered a small hole la tha
Sunday closing lid at St. John yester
day morning and at one atopped It by
arresting Lout Richard, a ' saloon
keeper, who waa arrested one before,
the first Sunday th lid waa put down,
Richards haa a saloon on the corner
Deputy Sheriff Jonee. The two depu
ties saw a man admitted at on of th
Id doors and when they went to' th
door they found it locked. Peeping
through the ourtaln over the door, they
saw the man at the bar drinking. They
demandedadmittance, and after a 11m
the door waa opened. ;
Onlv Richard waa in th saloon, and
Deputy Jones believe th man who waa
drinking had been let out through th
other aide door. Richards waa placed
under arrest by the deputies, and he
Immediately gave them a certified check
for ISO to guarantee hi appearance.
The arrest was reported to District
Attorney Manning, and Deputy Jones
will swear to a complaint sgalnst Rich
ard this afternoon. The district attor
ney aald that Rlcbarda would b vigor
Will Describe Oregon Won
der in Prose-Poetry for
a Magazine. '
(Special Dlapatck te The JoorssL) .
Grant Pas, Or., Aug. 11. Joaquin
Miller, tha "Poet pf th Sierraa," accom
panied by Jefforeon Meyer of Portland
and Judge C. B. Watson of Ashland, ha
returned here from a week' trip to th
great Oregoi cave on Ora y back n ou n
taln. to miles south of thl city. Mr.
Miller will prepare a descriptive article
of the cavea for a magaslne. i The party
...-., in th. nmni rainstorm, but
all report a very pleasant trio. Will
Klnkaid of Williams valley, who live
near th ravee ana wno is inuw wm
them, guided th visitor through the
labyrinths. . . - . ,
-The eaves ar certainly wonderful,''
aid th poet. "It la strange to me that
they are no better known, especially to
th MnnU who live almost under them.
The multitude of chambers, cavern and
halls, with their decoration of stalac
tite, of nun limestone are aa beautiful
aa th hand pf God can make them. We
anent hours and hour crawling -from
ehamher to chamber, hall to hall, uo and
down, through narrow tunnela Into great
open nana and tnen aucxing nown ana
queexlng through crevices that were
scarcely wide enough to let us through.
It was herolo work, but certainly worth
th effort. Th whole mountain Gray
back, they call It la one great honey
comb of limestone. The entrance to the
cavea U st ran rely fashioned -Into th
form of a great human face. Nature
haa pushed out a - great granite nose;
and - beneath' thla Is the mouth th
mouth of th cavea. To make It all th
more complete, a atream of water, fed
by subterranean aprlnga, flows from th
While on the trip through and from
tha cavea th poet met many of hi old
time frienda. tha ranchers and miner
of th eary daya. Several of th "old
boys" wer at Kerby, Oregon' pioneer
mining camp, and an Informal but hap
py reunion was held, and th palmy
oaye uvea vvwr again.
OLDEST INHABITANT IS AMAZED
BECAUSE TRAINS ARE ON TIME
Por th first time almost In th mem
ory Of any peraon living In the present
generation, th Southern Pacific train
from Han Francisco and th O. R. N.
overland train from the east arrived In
Portland on wchedule time this morning.
Employes of the railroad at the lnlon
depot stod In amasement aa the trains
rolled Into the big trsln shed. Old,
grsy-breaded employes, who have been
with the railroads since they wer
started, told stories of th day when
th trains arrived nearly on time, and
one old fellow who remembered back
many year remarked that unlea "his
memory failed him, . No. It arrived on
time one day In the winter of
"But I ain't aura." he added guard
These old fellow tried to aaalgn soma
reason for th train arriving on time.
Various eeuse'wre offered for pleas
antly disappointing the traveling puallo,
snd all finallyagreed the strange feat
had been accomplished solely because
K. H, Harrlman waa somewhere In the
west. That Is, all save one man. who
Instated that the arrival was due. to an
act of divine Interposition caused by the
fining of th Standard Oil ooxnpeay by
Thl reason waa demurred al ; by many
or me oiawmere omum - ,
wim trie roea " iwu ' "
agreed that experience had taught thei
ine people were not mv ... m.u . . w
beneficent acta from a dlvln providence
aa they were from kick and rebuff
from the railroad. .
The sameoplnlon wa held to b trn
or tn IA xv. . ogmpini', wmuu
succeeded today In making one of .Us
train arrive In Portland on tlma.
SPIDER'S BITE CAUSES
COUNTY CLERK PAIN
Suffering with a badly swollen foot
caused by th bite of a spider. County
Clerk Fields waa unable to appear at
ms orriee at the courthouse today. Mr.
rioir nrsi nr.ticea ni root beginning
to swell last night, and th swelling
and pain Increased he became alarmed
and summoned a physician.
. .... iM.jmcian saia tne swelling wa
caueed by the bite of an Insect, probably
-pi,T u ot o eriou
IS l.brK?an.r,roui ri-w ipot
rrhe most cultured neopl I hav aver
mat. I met away out there In th moun
tains on th fringe of civilisation," aald
th poet. "You must go away ont to
find real culture, anyway; it'a a acarc
articl in th el tie." .
LAND GRANT IS :
STRUGGLING MOTHER CLOTHES HER
CHILDREN FROM GARBAGE DUMP
In th oonnty coart thl morning at
th trial of L. Belssel on th charge
of falling to upport hi wlfs and chil
dren Mra Beissel testified that ah had
obtained clothe for two of th children
from tha city garbage damp. Sh aald
Ralaael had allowed her 111 a month
credit at a grocery tor and that ah
did waahlng to earn money tq pay the
rent. ....... ,
Belssel had bought th children warn
clothes, ah aald, but not enough, and
had hmiarht the babr a buggy and told
her that when th baby had outgrown It
h wanted It returned. There ar four
children, th oldest 10 year and th
youngest agea it montne,
Mra Belssel aald she had left her hus
band in February, loot, because ha had
demanded of her what money ah had
and told her If she did not give It to
him she 'would have to leave the house
within 10 day. Thar wer other rea
sons for leaving him, she aald. among
them -being that ha oursed her and the
children, . ' .
Judge Webster will order Belssel to
pay hla wife between $20 and ISO a
month. The exact aum will be fixed
tomorrow morning by th Judge. i
Southern - Pacific Sends ' a
Large Force of Men, to J
Work Over Holdings. ;
Thar haa auddenly appeared aa active
awakening of th Southern Paclflo Rail
way company in relation to Ita Oregon
grant land. , A fore of it cruiser has
been sent into Polk county and la at
work cruising - th railroad company'
timber lands there. . Tha same fore o4
cruisers ar also cruising certain con
tiguous areas of timber, and It 1 re
ported that a large sal I In prospect.
Couthern Paclflo timber lands In
southern Oregon are also being cruised
In various place, and, th air Is rife
with rumor of sales. Th belief I
growing that th company haa planned
to make extensive sales or to offer Ita
land for sale In large tracts. A few
ale have already been made. 1
Alarmed . by the wholesale filing
mad upon their land by settlers and
other who hope by some Interpretation
Of th law to acquire th land at th
statutory price, th railroad company I
believed' to hav settled upon a policy
for the future In- relation to th grant.
On theory 1 that th company Is ao
cumulating evidence to establish a claim
that It haa always stood ready to aell
Ita lands to actual settlers at a prtoe of
12. to per acre, and that large areas of
the lands are not suitable for agricul
tural purpose aa ha been claimed by
alleged aettlera. Another theory la that
th company ha In preparation a huge
plan for wholesale disposition of the
limber land before they ar restrained
by an actual government proceeding
that might lead to forfeiture of th
grant. .. A . - . :
AGAINST J. M. LONG
. ...... -.. - . - .i ,
Man A treated at Caldwell Sari He Is
Son of Senator Long. Jlrl In '
- Caae Is Lncffle Miller. '
wKi. n-t ""aWof the Walla
wi vT? aTp.nyl 111 th Portland
hotel. Mr. Allen la in Portland on bual
neea eonaeoWd wU his company.
: Caldwell. Ida, Aug. 11 A young man
under arrest her on a ' charge of ab
ducting 'a girl at Colorado 'City, Colo
rado, gives hla nam at J. If. Long Jr.
H claim to be a son of Senator Long
of Portland, Th girl in th caae. it la
aald la tha daughter of : a wealthy
rancner wno is a neignoor or in ixings.
According to young Long, tha alrl .went
with him from Denver to Colorado City,
nis wno lotiowing mem to Colorado
Spring. The girl 1 a small attractive
btondeT claim to be 10 year 'old and
1 called Lucille Miller.' No other evi
dence Is before th authorities but
Long's word as to hla Identity but they
seem to believe him. "The officer re
fuse to state th whereabout of Long s
wife but It la generally believed sh Is
at Colorado Spring.
VANCOUVER TENNIS ?Vt
' Vancouver, Wash, Aug. 11. The Van
couver tennis tournament will begin to
night on th McCredle ground pn Elev
enth atreet, when H. McL. Dewart will
compete with Joseph Swart In th
men single. Both men ar strong
player and art excellent gam 1 pre
dicted. .... ...
Game will follow each evening for
probably a week, after which th finals,
both double and single, will be played
off during th afternoona Thl tourna
ment has aroused considerable tennis
spirit here and it la mora than probable
that a permanent tennis club will be
organised before next eeaaon to enter
teams at th Portland tournamenta. ,
SECRETARY JIUST- '
. WAIT FOR SALARY
- Jeraal special terrlra.) .'-.' , ' :
San Francisco, Aug. ll.The Supreme
court heard th argument thla morning
on the writ of mandamus - against
Andltne Hnrtrtn ta nmimi th, . .
of salary tojhe mayor's secretary, Wm.
.ilj.-uii . - wvwv.wi, ww. reaeryea.
PoUatch'g Corp of Teacher.
Potlatch, Ida Aug. " 11 Th flret
school building for, thl big sawmill
town I completed. The school board
nae eiecien ine jounwing ss tesrhers:
Prof. Keeae, Mlaa B. Otis, Miss K. Mont
gomery, Miss Owen, Miss Annie Morris
snd Mias Grace Westlcn.tt The teachers
are all normal school graduates. School
will open la th ntw building Septem
ber la. .... ,
QUIT THE illiHV
Ex-Martyr of Devil's Island
Dissatisfied With Treat-.
t ment Accorded Him.
' (Joermal IpeeUl arrrVe.1 .
Pari. Aug. IS. Th French war de
partment liaa net yet decided whether or
not to receive Major Dreyfus' resigna
tion, ' Vv; . " '
. Th famoua ex-martyr 'of Devil' is
land 1 very dissatisfied with th man
ner in which hla military chief haa
treated him., Ilia Just a year ago thl
month alne h waa restored to honor
and all hla right and raised to th
rank of major from that of captain,
awarded tha Legion of Honor, and given
th "accolade" or public embrace, by th
Then again, he haa received th ar
rears of pay due him during hi month
of disgrace. ....
Major Dreyfus think thl 1 not suf
ficient. Those wjio wer hi junior at
the Urn of th Kennes courtmartlal are
now lieutenant-colonels and - Dreyfus
claim that thla rank abould now also be
Hla former protector. Ploquart. who.
In consequence of th Rennea reversal
by tha higher court, waa also reinstated
In his honor and mad a general. I now
minister of war. The friend of Dreyi
fua hav approached th minister on
several occasions, claiming Justice for
tha ex-prisoner, out Plcquart will not
hear of giving hla former protege pro
tection. He says such a step would
open up th painrui -ureyrus axiair
agaln and this must be avoided at all
costs. Many unpleasant rumor ar go
ing aoout Wltn re gar a to ine position,
and soma even hint that Ploquart, since
he has become minister and haa acceaa
to- sources of Information that were
not open to him when ho waa a simple
lieutenant-colonel, now also. Ilka all
thoee who formerly occupied hi posi
tion, haa conceived doubts a to tha in
nocence of Dreyfus. But In any caae
he Is not inclined to do anything for
th famous aubject of ao much heaUd
OFFER ROAD FUND
Examination Show Two, Eatacada
. Bridge Site Involve Some Length '
"New Road Projocted. -
' ' (Special Dtopateb te Tee loaraat.) ''
Oregon City, Aug. 11 Judge pimtck,
on behalf of th county court, mad
an examination of the two proposed
slug for th new brldg at Eatacada,
Saturday afternoon. By actual meas
urement th length of th brltfge. if
built at th downstream alto,' would be
th aam aa It would be at It present
location. : Aa It would require th build
ing of a new road to th brldg If built
on th downstream ' ait, th down
streamers agree to rata a aum suffi
cient for that purpose by next Saturday,
The question of th location of th
bridge will probably be settled today.
Judge Dlmlck also went over the line
of the proposed wagon road from George
to Estaeada. At preeent, the only means
of travel between these places is the
road from Oeorge to Kagle Creek and
thence to Eatacada, a distance of li
mile. The road from Oeorge to Kagle
Creek la a hard problem for travel and
in th wet season, paradoxically, th
softer It become the harder It growa
Th proposed line of the new road from
Oeorge to Kstacada 1 through a good
level country and the distance by thl
road would be only fly mile. -
DAILY STAR HAS ," v :
V QUIT PUBLICATION
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' 1 1 ., i . . , ' n : j '
' 'Special Dwnatch te Tk JeersaL) ' '
t Oregon City, Aug. 11 Th Dally Star,
which haa been running bar alne laat
fan, suspended publication ; with Ita
Saturday evening Issue. Th manage
ment of tha Star press, it la announced,
under which designation th publication
of th Enterprise (weekly) and th Job
printing plant' will be- continued, has
passed from H. A. Galloway to IE. C
Thomas, recently from Troy, Ohio, who
haa hod a long and wide experience in
the printing business. Th new manage
ment announce that they will resume
the publication of the Dally Star when
ever they are satisfied that they can
receive th necessary support from aub
scrlbers and advertisers to warrant th
publication of th kind of a dally to
which Oregon City 1 entitled. . &
MORE DECREASES -
DECLARED FOR CLERKS
' Postmaster John W. Mlnto received
f. dispatch from Washington thl morn
ng stating that th salaries of II
clerks would be increnaed from 1700 to
1800 a year to take effect July 1, They
are: James H. Coffey, George F. Devla,
James B. Falrchllds, Murray F. Gay,
Henry Oeorge, Albert Ooodall, Arthur
ij. Hassler, Ravmond Lanbon. Jerom
Madden. Francis M. O'Leary, William
Tpislinaa and Augusta aterlord, A ,
PHOTO TEA IS
London Society in Throes of
a New Craze Originated by
. . Mrs. Potter Palmer.
(Joeraal Special Strrlea.) ' ;
' London. Aug.' li. London aoclety 1
In th throe of a new eras, which It
1 suggested owe Ita Inception to th
fertile brain of Mr, potter Palmar. It
1 called th "photo tea," and haa caught
on because It la productive of ao much
genuine amusement. . . , ' .
-i Each guest who receives an Invitation
la requested to bring a photograph of
himself br herself taken before th age
of five. All the photographa ar duly
numbered, and a list of name I kept
by th hostess. After being collected
and . shuffled they ar distributed
among tha playera.
The fun consist In endeavoring to
trace the identities or portraits, a diffi
cult matter In moat instances, for time
and art play aad tricks in English so
ciety. 8o many minutes ar permitted for
observation, and then the number of th
photograph and th guess at Ita identity
ar written on" a aneet of not paper.
Tha ploture ar than passed on from
on to another, and the earn program
I gone through with the new subject.
Th result of th second observation la
Thla goes on until every photograph
baa passed through the bands of each
f uesL The lists ar then Inscribed with
he playera name and ar collected.
Th player who la auocesafu) In fixing
th Identity In moat . oases receive
th first prise, and th second and third
prise go to the next tn th number of
- The sight of a perplexed player star
ing fixedly at each guest until he can
make up hi mind who waa th plump
boy in th velvet knickerbockers or the
chubby cheeked girl in pinafore and
plalta la screamingly funny. On need
not be much of a prophet to prognosti
cate the speedy appearance of th gam
In th Statea. , , ... , :. . .. .
JOSEPH BONE DEAD
'.(.". ." - ,..?'.,-;;...;
' (Special Placate te Th JoaraaL)
Vancouver, Wash, Aug. 11 Joseph
Bone, on of th beat known resident
of Vancouver, ; died auddenly at bis
home In thla city laat evening. Death
was due to heart trouble -brought on
by hla ady need age. While - he had
been declining In health for aeveral
montha, it waa not expected the end
would com so soon. Th body waa
removed to Kna-t Brothers' undertak
ing parlors, where It waa prepared for
burial. : . ,
The funeral will b held from th
Christian church at 10:10 tomorrow
morning. interment will b In th
Brush Prairie cemetery. 1
Joseph Bon waa born In Ohio In
18J0, making hlra 77 yea of age at
the time of death. When a boy he re
moved to Hamilton county, Iowa, wher
In 114 he married Mis Rachel Bryan,
who died in 18t. Thirteen children
were born to them, four Of whom are
till living. They ay Mr. A. D. Klney
of Webster City, Iowa; R. H.' Bone If
Prosser, Washington: Mra J. A. Bnod
gras and My. M. E. Dietrich of thl
city. - In 187 Mr. Bone waa married
to Mr. C M. Gray, who survive him.
Deceased - wa a veteran of th civil
war. He Joined the army a a drum
mer In th Thirty-second Iowa infantry.
He served In the organisation for one
year and later traneferred to the' Sev
enth Iowa cavalry and waa promoted to
flret lieutenant. In 1(71 ft cam to
thl county, settling at Battle Ground.
Seven years later he moved to Van
couver, whloh was his horn until his
death. .. ...... ...
LID LAW OBEYED "
A YESTERDAY BY LEWIS
'Vancouver, Wash, Aug. li. The pro
gram yesterday, aa regards th Sunday
oloslng situation, i wa slightly changed
from th three previous weeks. In that
J. O. Lewis, proprietor of The Palm con
fectionery and light lunoh room, failed
to open. N. W. ficott. who with Lewis,
ha been remaining open for several
weeks, opened for business as usual, and
it la said, enjoyed the largeat trade
since the ban waa placed upon th
Sunday confectionery stores In this elty.
The usual course will nrobably be fol
lowed. Thta evening or tomorrow the
sheriff will serve a warrant on Scott
for violating tha Sunday closing law and
one more case will be filed against him
In the auperlor court Th fall term
of thl court promise to be a most
lengtny one, If all the cases ar tried.
LID VERY SNUG
Clatskanle, Or., Aug. 11 Thl town wa
closed tight yesterday. Bom - of th
daily drinkers wey very thirsty but not
a saloon man could be found In town.
They had all taken a vaactlon.
Th city council and th district attor
ney both not Iliad th saloonmen that
they must close.
ootii r.iAY iv.:;e
Court Permits Litigants to
Examine Property of Late
: "Billy" Ayers. J
Though a hearing waa had In county
court thl morning, th oonteet between
Mra Mary X Haneen. admlnlatytrlx of
th eatate of her brother, William to.
("Billy") Ayera. and Mra Luclll Ayer.
who claims to be Ayers wif. over om
property stored In a room on th fourth
floor of th Goodnough building ha
not been settled. ,v
Judge Webster ordered that both the
administratrix and th other woman be
allowed In th room to take an Inventory
of th property, and that th ownership
of any of It that la In dlsput b later
determined by a aiiit Mra Ayers was
enjoined from removing from the room
any of the property that she claims.
An affidavit of Mra. Elisabeth Ogil
vie, landlady of the four floor of the
Goodnough building for seven years, was
presented by the attorney for the ad
ministratrix, showing that the rent had
always been paid by Ayers himself, and
that the woman nad occupied the rooms
with him for six months In 102. but
waa ejected early in 101 and had not
lived they sine. Th present landlady.
Mra M. Allison, made an affidavit that
she considered the woman a trespasser,
and had ordered her to leave the room.
She aald Ayera occupied th room alone
until hi death on June It. -
ONTARIO'S M QUET
TO FRED J. KIESEL
Prominent Jrrigationist Is
" Honored by a (immunity
He Has Aided. . :
Matter of East Side Hluca
tional Institution Comes
, Up Tonight.
ACREAGE WAS BOUGHT
;; : FOR THAT PURPOSE
City ; Is Divided Into Three Parts,
' ' Each of Which Makes a Natural
High School DistrictOther Mat
.' ter Of Moment, ev'; ..
Journal Readers. ;
Th Journal' frienda, when patron
ising Journal advertiser, will confer
a favor by mentioning that they-saw
th ad la The Journal. '
' (Special Dtspsteh s The Joan!.
.1 Ontario, Or- Aug. It. Th business
man of Ontario gav Fred J. Kleeel of
Ogden, Utah, a banquet at th Carter
houM tn thla elty Saturday vnlng
a token of high teem. ' H has taken
a leading part in the development ofJ
Ontario ana tma sec Lion, ne naa given
financial assistance to public enter
prises, such as th construction of Irri
gation systems, which would hav been
delayed years but for bis timely assist
Mr. Kleeel Is a pioneer merchant of
Ontario, having been Interested In the
first mercantile eeuuiiiaament .wira
here, about t& year ago. and still baa
property interests here.
Among tho at th banquet wrot
Mayor J. A. Lackey, Judge Will R.
Klng of tha state supreme court, Judge
J. T. Clement, G.- L. King. C. E. Ken
yon, B. A. Fraaer. C. R- Emlaon. David
Wilson. Pr. K. O. Payne, Dr. J. Prin
sing, Dalton Brlgg. J. W. MeCullocn,
-N. Bo Use, W. H. BroOK. js. aa.-ureig.
a W. Mallett, O. W. Blantoa, Alfred
Schrieber, A. L. Bproul, H. C Wilson,
G. A, Candland. W. T. Lampkjn, Pro
feaaor B. B. Conklin, H. O. Dran.
Frank Radar, r. H. Kerfoot, J. 3. Cort
rlght. A. A. Brown. H. w. Clements,
William Plughoff and J. B. Gregg.
Dalton Bigg officiated a toaaUn as
ter. Toaau wey responded to by
Messrs. Lackey, O. I- King, Manett,
D. Wilson, J. T. Clement, Fraaer, Blan
ton, Prlnslng. Payne, MoCulloch, Plug
hoff, Gregg, Soils Brown, Kenyon, Ern
laon. W. B. King and JCleaeU
A toast waa proposed to Mr.. Klesel,
namlna him as the next president of th
National Irrigation congress. - ,
A motion by Mr. Aieeei was aoopieo.
,in, nntarlo to donat t60 toward
a suitable exhibit for Malheur county st
th National. Irrigation congress at
Sacramento. Four hundred dollars waa
raised at th meeting, atr. sueeei ana
m rr,..r manager of the Malheur
Mercantile company, heading with tit
each. --. .'.. ...
COAL SHORTAGE MAY "
.(Special Dispatch to Te JoaraaL) '
Payatle, Ida., Aug. It. BhorUg of
coal tn Idaho has reached a stag o
scute that a combined movement of th
commercial clubs of th southern part
of tha state has been started In an ef
fort for relief. An appeal wiu maaw
by Governor Gooding to the IntereUt
commerce commission. . '
Guy O. Flenner of Boise, secretary of
th Southern Idaho League of Commer
cial Clubs, haa sent a letter asking for
Information respecting tha coal sltua.
tton to all tha commercial clubs of th
Th" letter rclvd by th Payett
Commercial club waa refeired for' an
wer to C..B, Bylnerd. who ha pre
pared a reply, In the cours of which h
Unless something can be don ImmM
dlately by tne governmeni ana rauroaa
companies to foster the development of
additional coal fields, many of our best
cltlsens wtll b forced to remove their
families to th coast or other mor fa
vored localltlea'' ' - .,
WILL S AY NICE THINGS
Portland and Oregon ay ' to be mad
th subject of an extensive eorreapoed
nc In th Manufacturer' Record, - aa
old tabllshed Induatrlal journal at
Philadelphia The letters will be writ
ten by th Record' special aorrespond
ent, Albert Phenla, who arrived In thl
"W expect to cover th Induatrlal
and commercial phase of the aituatlon
here, also the- resource of th state,"
Mr. Phenla said. "I will try to bring out
th reasons for Portland's remarkable
frrowth and industrial activity, its mean
ng to th country at large, and . Us
bearing on Paclflo coast trade." .
Mr. Phenla 1 a former friend of Tom
Richardson, -of tha commercial club, and
thla afternoon th latter took hi vis
itor over the city. Several day will be
pent In ' Investigating . manufacturing
plant In aad around Portland. .
FUNDS FOR DISTRICT
; FAIR AT PENDLETON
- (gpeetal D lap tea t The Vmreal.
t Pendleton. Or, Aug. It. The Umatilla
county, court haa voted 11.000 for th
third eaatern Oregon district fair, to be
held hey in September. . Umatilla and
Morrow oountles are Included In this
fair district, and already the different
towna ar making preparation for big
exhibits. Morrow county will vote tB00
toward th funds. Last year th fair
was th bst ever held In eaatern Ore
gon, and thla fall It will be even better.
nUSBAND AND WIFE
- MURDERED IN BED
(Joeraal loeelal Service, t " ' '
Noblesvllle, Kr, Aug. 1?. George W.
Hudson and wife- living three miles
from here, were murdered during the
rrlght by robbers who stole $2,000. The
bod lee Vere found by a daughter Upon
bt rbura from ia
. That Portland Is In need of another high
school building on the east slds has
been felt for some ttrae' and when a.
three and : a half-acy tract near KU
Ungsworth avenue was purchased from
Congyssman W. R. Ellis of Pendleton
last fall It was With this Idea In view.
It Is understood that at th elty school
board meeting tonight tha matter will
be brought up and probably dlspaaed of.
Portland 1 divided Into three p. by
high achool district. Both the west"
sna east aide high schools were crowded
laet year and a great many of the
advanced 'Students wey compelled to
come long dlstancea from th Alblna .
district. The board feels that the Al
blna distrlot haa grown to such a alia
that it should' be given a high school.
. Whether or not domestic, aclenna will
be added to the cours tn the publio
sonoois win prooaoiy d aeciaea ty tne ,
board thla evening. , Thy members of
the board. Mra. L, ' W. Bltton. L N.
Fletschner and H. C. Campbell, ay :
known to h in favor of adding th new
School reopens In Portland on Sep.
tember It and prepaytlons ar now be
ing made to get th new school build' ..
togs In yadinesa
VICTIM OF RUHAVAY
Mrs. C. Nv Baker Lies at St
, ' Vincent's Hospital in
Great Agony, : , f
Mrs. C N. Baker of tOt Arthur street,
who was knocked down, and seriously '
injured by a runaway team on th First
street bridge over Marquam guloh last
Saturday night, lies at St. Vincent's "
hospital suffering great agony. Aa ex-
amlnatioa by tha surgeons shows that
no bone wey broken but they ay
alarming symptoms of internal Injur! '
and her recovery 1 doubtful.
.Henry Fybose ownee- of th team,'
who waa hurled from th vehicle, when - -the
horses took fright and struck oa
his head Is reported to be rapidly Im
proving at the Good Samaritan hospital.
Fybos waa rendered unconscious by
th fall and it was feared that hi skull
waa fractured. ' .
PORTLAND NOT TO ;
- BE OVERLOOKED
' Through th effort of th Portland .
Commercial club and th chamber of
commerce Portland will ' be mad th ,
subject of a special article In th Sat
urday Evening Post to appear early la
September. In th series that la being
written by Samuel G. Blyth on "Th '
Mastery of tne Paclflo." Th Post had
outlined a number of articles to trees
of the influence of various cities on th
Fsolflo eoaat In tha development . of
oriental trade, and tho resources of th
Pacific coast. When Mr. Blyth hadl ;
finished with Los Angel, Ban Fran
olaco and Seattle he wa called to Ku
rope on a apeclal mlaalon, and th pros
pect of the publication of a Portland arv -tide
suddenly faded away. Tha com
mercial bodies took up the matter im- ,r
mediately with Lorlmor Stodard, edi
tor of th Peat, with th result that Mr,
Blyth was detained until he had pre
pared th Portland tory. .
R0SWELL V. PRATT , -
; J :y::DIESATHISDESK3
' Roswell V. Pratt, " secretary of tha,
American Mining Syndicate and a mam- ;
bar of Lincoln-Garfield poet of the O.
A. B, aged about tt years, died at "hi
desk in room 10 of the Labbe building
this morning at t o'clock from heart
disease. Th coroner haa taken charg
of the body, but as death waa due to
natural cause no Inquest will be held.
rraicwno resioea at us nan atrset
appeared at his of no in tha - best
health ana spirits at th uuaUC.na
today. Shortly after seating ITimaell
at his desk, to attend to soma' corre
spondence he was stricken with an at
tack of heart failure. Others - In ' th
room rushed to his aaalstano and Dr.
Whiteaidea was called. Upon examine,
tton the physician found " that death)
had occurred Instantly and th propej
authorities wr notified.
Nothing 1 known of th relatives ot
th deceased other than that a daughter
resides In Seattle, and efforta ar noi
being made to locate bar.
LEAKING SHIP CAUSED
DAMAGE TO CARGO
Judgs Charles . E. .. Wolvertoa handed .
down a decision In local United Statea
circuit : court this morning In th cas
of Henry ' Lund ft Co. against th
French bark- Beren aerie. In-which th
company waa awarded judgment in th
sum or. f asi ,iw, . .
The suit was brought to racover dam
age to a cargo of steel shipped by th .
plaintiff on the bark. - It was alleged
In the libel that because of th ship
condition th steel -waa' badly damaged
by the action of salt water whloh had
leaked Into the hold on th voyage to
i-ui nana, juage woiverton Held tnac
tha Plaintiff was entitled tn . recover
the difference between the valu of th
damaged steel in Portland and th .
market price of tha steel in Portland
on th day of arrival. Ha nlaeed thta v
damage at 1140 and also allowed 1117.10
'n..commissiona making a total ot
: Progres on Lewlston Bridge, i
::m (Sped. I Daioatek te The Jenraal)
Lewlston, Idaho, Aug. It. The work
men employed on the last pier for th
pew railroad bridge ay now Installing a
plledrlver, with which the approach to
the pier will he constructed. Fully Big
weeks will be required to complete th "
pier, on which the drawhriA.. sriu
swing. The bridge Is for the entr-nc
of the new Lewleton-Rlparla line, whC-ia, ,
it Is now expected will be opened by tlralv
Eleven Baptized In Molalla.
(RDeelal Dtopatrt tn The JesraaL)
Barlow, Or., Aug. It. Eleven peopl
were baptised In th Molalla river yes
terdav mnrnln. . t ia v. i n
members ot th Lnltsd Brethren eburca