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THE OREGON DAILY JOlRNAi; PORTLAND. MONDAY EVENING. SEPTEMBER 2, 1P07.
' T" ' -,..' -r
Immigratio J'rom -Patras
- Hore Than Doubled First
r Half of Year. ,r
: i- T UtI BaMial Bervfce.)
" Washington, Sept . Oracle tramler.
"ftlon to th United State la Increasing
'. by leap "' and bound. Ytc-Conul
Woodier Of Patras makes the report
, i that curing tha half 7 endin June
SO th volume of emigration from that
' fciart of Greece to the United Sttteefcaa
" ' more than doubled. "";,." .
The number of emlarante sailing by
. idlrevt ateamera from porta within thla
consular district for alx montha u
,, against fIJI during the sam
period of H0. ";
In aonaequenoe of the greater faeiU-T-
Urn offerod by the frequent direct Ball
lna from Patraa there haa been oon
.' sulerabl Increase In the number of eml-
vu-lr iu narta. The DrTnclDU aourcea
ttt omlnrKtlon from thla reaion In eon-
reecutlve order are Greece, Macedonia,
Turkey In Aela and - the -Islands of
the Grecian archipelago. The final
destinations of the majority of th eml-
f ranta are the etatee of Maaaachuaetta.
Illnols, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada And
BUILD JK)TH LipS :
(Continued from Pag One.) '
, tance of over 600 miles, oonaumed six
'days and furnished the wlaard of rail
roading" with - more Information than
' he could have gained in any other man
ner. From Pelican bay near Fort KJara-
ath the party made a straight - trip
' northward through the, Walker Daaln to
t Odell. F
Her the two Harrlman boy were
given a. chance to hunt around Odell
lake and a full day was spent at the
.point where crew Of surveyors I lo-
. catlna? on th Klamath-Natron branch,
The party arrived In Bend at 10
. o'clock in the morning and remained
" there until late that afternoon. At the
latter place and at Redmond, th next
atop, Mr. Harrlman had an opportunity
to view the wondera wrought through
th agency of Irrigation.- '
.at Koamona an-annual rair is neia.
Thl year the exhibit Is set for Beptem-
- ready been collected and these were
source of great surprise and pleasure
TOWofliM th deatinr.tth
oonniry in ni seeping, s ruits, saraira,
grains, greases and vegetables fur-
j msnoa mm vim evidence regaraing tne
productiveness of the district and ,he
wBi away weu piessvo. . -y.
; Plea With Prospot. "
i Prlneville's stone building and gen
. eral business activity also caught . the
eye of the Wall street man. A-meetlng
with the business men of the thriving
.county sat was held before the rail
road builder left for the Agency Plains
district, where from some of the hill
tope surrounding he waa furnished with
" a view of a broad sweep of productive
-country. -.( - ,' '
- Thoroughout the Deschutes valley,
, where Irrigation, 1 transforming a
wilderness Into a region of traffic, down
-. the Crooked river valley and across the
higher -level land to Madras, Mr. Harrl
, man waa treated to Aral -hand evidence
'. of the worth, value and fertility of the
Jon it neglected-eentral--Oregon -regten-.-
- - He came away thoroughly satisfied,
i but In accordance with hi Iron-bound
1 custom, will make-no definite statement.
relative, to railroad construction. . W hen
T the surveys - are - completed, however.
both lines will De built, nay those who
i have reason to Judge from Mr. Harri-
man' own expressions of satisfaction
' with the thing he aaw.
t EVERBODY, TURNED OUT
(Continued from Page Ona)
' . Th dark blue overall and th light
blue shirts of th bridge and structural
i ironworker were so distinctly as , to
be applauded. - . - y---
"'-''-" numbers Wot Dusters. .
" Iong strew colored ' dusters - were
i. worn by ihe members of the plumbers'
, union and their appearance waa quite tn
r contrast with the rest oi the paradera
'- One of the largeat bodies in th pa
red wa tuat of the painters' union and
".I the whit salt of the marching men
' added to th attractiveness of the pa
. ' Five band furnished music for th
', pared and ibe good feeling of the union
, men toward the military In Portland
waa displayed in the presence of two
.'regimental bands In th line of march.
- Portland's reputation a th home of
'fine horseflesh was fully preserved
when th splendid draft animals forming
- a portion of the teamsters' union dls--play,-
passed along. These horses r
used dally on th streets. '
Everybody waa impressed With th
'- clean cut, prisperoue appearance of v-
- ry man in tn parade.
. A large crowd la watching th athletle
. games at the labor day exercise at
the fair grounds thl afternoon. Fat
people' race, hurdle raoesepud. races,
; girl and. boys races, a tug of war and
iMB-uftu yams are lurnisning amuse
ment along .hi Una Bom of the oon-
. tests ar exceeaingly close and th ln
. terest In tM of them is at hlsh Ditch.
A large number of contestant ar on th
auuetio neia. t T
- GOVERNOR ARRAIGNS
(Continued from Pag On.)
trated In and out of congrea tn th
- name of Indemnity selection law. Indi
vidual and corporatlona have aouulred
..million ef the best timber and farm
. lands In all of theee western states.
Nor must it be forgotten that railroad
and other corporation hav acquired,
, . In addition to the land obtained
, through the instrumentality of the act
, : . referred to, million of acre to aid In
the construction of alleged railroads
' ..and military wagon roads.
' v ; , . baad Bottlsd TJp.
"In nearly, all of these cases the
lsnds so acquired are withheld from
" sale, torn time In' violation of th ex-
. IrBs term of the grants, and always
to the retardation of industrial, com
, , merclal and 1 agricultural development
. ' fr the states. . . Why would it not be
-, within th scone of the duties of thl
- splendid body -of representative cltlsens
i,to call the attention of the people to
" ; thee oondltlona, and If possible to sug-
' gest some mean for their correction T
"It is true that the federal authorities
. have been actlya In prosecuting tj)oee
"y who have been guilty of violations f
J th land law; and are sHH engrnred In
thla commendable work.. Kese prosecu
... .J tlon should b vigorously followed by
. , suits to can set entries fraudulently
, mad and patent fraudulently obtained
under ny and all of th acts which
- were Intended to provide home for th
actual aettler. t
i - "Mot f -the giants wf largiTdaTes of
--land. In aid of railroads and wagon
1 - "
THU ROL.ICYrfOL.pCR8 COMPANY
FUHELY ORECON'BEST-FORtAN OREGONIAN
co.'hE crncE coe. sixth axd ajsrent streets, Portland : ;"
A. t MILLS. L, SAMUEL, CLARENCE S. SAMUEL, -
msiJent t. Caertl Mincr. - ; : Atiuttbt Mtatgtr.
road, contained condition precedent to
the vesting of -title,-and it la an open
secret that in many eases these condi
tions were never strictly compiled with.
It may be too -late to set on foot Inves
tigation now which will protect th pub
lis as to all of these grant, because
K tents have already lasued and title
s passed te Innocent purchasers. $ '
. - v. Kef ex to alUro4 rrnt ;'
"But It Is not too late In thoee eases
where patents have not Issued, or If is
sued, the lands are still held by the
original patentee, and th federal gov
ernment would do well te set on foot
such investigations a will develop the
facta, and wher there ha not bean a
strict and literal compliance with the
term a of th grant the land should be
restored to the publlo domain by ault or
-There are yet other ease where under
th terms of the grant the land war
to be sold to applicant who are actual
aetUera at not to exceed a fixed price
per acre. In theee there are lnstancea
wher th condition of th grant have
uvea woour ignorea in mat in lanas
have been aold to person who were not
actual settler and for price In excess
of those fixed by the terms of the grant.
And besides there are caaea where these
corporations have refused and still re--
ruae to aeil to actual aettlera or to sell
at all, but are holding the land for pur
poses of speculation, thus retarding the
srowin ana aeveiopment or tne eiate.
juuen or in lana o held 1 within Irri
. "This congress ought not only to call
attention to - the matter and suggeat 4
remedy for exlatlng conditions, but
ouaaion and In resolution.
Tare Zffeotlv m aedle.
' T hav given thla matter-aome con
sideration, and ther are several way
to attempt to reach the evil through
appropriate remedial legislation.
"First In case where, by th terms
of the grant, th corporation I com
pelled to sell to applicant who are ac
tual aeuiera, ma macninery or me rea
eral courta should b sat. In motion to
compel sales to bajnada ault of
would-b purchaser. If additional legis
lation 1 necessary, let congress b ap
pealed to to enact It. On thing ir cer
tain, and that la th government must
take the initiative and bear th brunt
of th litigation, because no single In
dividual who make application in good
faith to purchase can litigate with th
"Second In ease - where th grant
cloe not tn express term compel a
sale, congress might pas an act pro-
viuins; xor conaemnaiion ana payment
to-tii e corporation of a just compitsa
tlon. What higher and better us could
be mad of th exercise of the right of
eiuinem domain man to exercise It in
tavor of th people themselves r - -,
. Oorporatlon Same As Xadlvldaala. -
-Thlro; Corporation, whethsr organ
ised lor building railroad or wagon
roads, or any other purpose where -the
buying and selling of land 1 not th
p rtowarObieiUaVta! srsllai ight
not to be permitted to hold land other
than is absolutely essential for lmme-
I be paaaed' which would or could bate
a-retroactiv effect, and that any law
now paaaed could only be operative a
to companies to be organised in future.
Conceding that this Is true, ther Is
yet a way to reach th subject as to
those corporations which hold the title
to millions of acres of land in the va
rious states which they refuse to sell
ana are noiaing tor apecuiative pur
yvuwm. - - - . , . -r. ,
It has been the poller of the sovern-
ment ever since the enactment of th
homestead law to fix 10 acres aa the
unit ot ownership ror tne settler. I
do not think the fixing of this unit
was arbitrary or the result of chance.
It was doubtless considered that that
amount of land waa sufficient for the
needs of any Individual for tha sunnort
oz nimseir ana lamuy.
If ths unit is a reasonable one,' why
not make It of general application, and
If an Individual or corporation holds
more let him or If be taxed hr a srert-
uated system or taxation for th priv
ilege enjoyea me lax increasing grsd
ually from 180 seres up to. aay 1,000
acres ami- more rapidly and In an
cending scale for. all landa held tn ex
cess, or the latter- amount, on the prln-
oipie or a graauatea irwieriience rx, ;
v , aplztt f Vnr,
Or In ease of a corporation organised
for railroad building, a license fee might
be charged for the privilege of holding
land on th same ascending scale. Such
policy, -it seems to me, would make It
unprofitable to longer hold large bodies
of land trom sale for speculative pur
poses. ............ , . . .
Unless some such policy as Is her
outlined Is adopted In the near future
we are sure to hav a system of land
lordism in this country that will re
sult In unrest and discontent, if not In
These mattera ar lerltlnuta auhienta
Of congreaslonal and state legislation.
ana tne aoctrtnea because new may
seem revolutionary, but th time 1 not
far distant when they In. aome ahape
or anomer wui oe persistently ana loro-
lbly brought to th attention ot th
American people. -
FACULTY OF HIGH
: SCHOOL OF KLAMATH
'(pselsi Dispatch TH loarsal.
Klamath Falls, Or., Sept. The
Klamath county high achool will open
th school year of 1907-1 September 16,
with' corps of flv teachers, as fol
lows: J. o. Swan, principal; W. E.
Faught, commercial department; C. A.
Howard, mathematics: Beasts R. InriL'P '' .a"'"-"ya.n "ry w
gate, Enirllahr Lit WckersotmuWli
- Miss A pp legate takes . the place of
Misa Alice Appiegate. who recently re
Bianed. C. A. Howard has but miii
arrived from Eureka, Kansas, to take
charge of mathematics and science.
Klamath county is Justly proud of her
uisu scuuui ana corps oi teacners.
CLEVELAND COAL MAN
SnpT BY BURGLARS
, (Joamal Special Berrlce.t
Cleveland, Ohio, Sept I. J. ' J,
Phlllloa millionaire coal-man tni
eral manager of th Cleveland-Pittsburg
coal company, wa ahot ana killed by
a burglar early this morning. He heard
a noise and etarted for the telephone.
He waa shot In th back of th neck
ana in ourguiar escaoea.
ITALIAN -j BURGLARS
(Jeareal geeelel Berrieal
Lvndenhurst. N. J.. Sent. 1 TTii
Police Cassidy wa murdered by three
Italian burglars today, when n caught
iota roooing m siore.
Xiargei New Sawmill at Surrtpter. -'
Oimnl w fl.nt e m,. .'
i. ... v. i , vii ., f. . 4 no unw ,1W-
mill established at Auatln be tha nn.
gon Lumber company haa all the latest 4
improvement known to aclenoe In the
line of machinery. . A battery . of four
sw-norsepower win run me mill.. The
mill 1 erected on cement nlera and all
the work In th construction of th
Plant is rirst-class In every respect.
Thirty men will be employed la the
mtu. an yard -and -ther ar already 18
lumberjacks In the timber. , Th output
will b 0,000 ft dally.
Contractor Who Formerly
Lived In Portland Loses
V: Mind From Blow.
. Oesrast pecisl terrlca .
Milwaukee, Wla. Sept I. Thomaa R.
BenUey. a well known building eontrao
tor of thl olty, la confined In Dr. Ca
ple' aanltarlum nl Wauksha, as th
result, it I claimed, of a blow which he
received on hi head about three weeks
ago in Bessemer. Michigan, while dlsout
Ing with th school authorities of that
place In telatlon to the erection of a
sohoolhous for which he had th oon
Sine receiving te blow, Mr. Bentley
haa become violently lnaan. and his
friends fear that h will not recover.
- Bentley is on of th most prominent
Ueontraeter in th west. He erected th
government building in roruano, irre-
gon; anTTisTT-orner neavy "comnicr wo
on tha Pad t ia coast.
1 Thomas - R. Bentley la remembered
her aa the general eontractor on the
customhouse at Park and Devi street,
and together with his son, built th
rteel ehede at th union depot. He also
put ud th bis- stone noetofflc In San
Francisco. He spent .. about ' It month
in Portland and ia recalled by several
local contractors and building supply
bouses, , who cam in -oonnset with htm
in a business way.
HARRIMAN CHARMED ,
(Continued from Pag Ona)
b operated, and traffio is necessary
to do that."
In a quiet, considerate way, and with
out a boast or a promise. Harrlman
talked mere than half an hour about
th practical aid of railroad building
and operation. It Is his method to
build first -class construction, with a
view to future rather than present
limits of operation, and not to aak for
any gift or subsidies. .. He buy right
of way and- terminal and pay th
price, rather than to publish advance
newa of tha route and work up -the
people to th contributing point,
Those who are closely associated
with Mr."-Harrlman aav that because he
ays ror everything is goon reason fori
new railroad construction, for he
figures on a bualneaa basis, it 1 said.
--.-I - '.HI t.utlvil All .11 , , 1 1 H MVfU
for all that enters into th cost and h
keeps all the time in view the ultimate
aktng nw roadraffl
enough to meet the demands upon It
from the financial si da
' Ollntat Most Dslightful." " .
"Wl traveled many mile without eas
ing any human habitation, and our trip
from Fort Klamath to Odell was espe
cially marked In thl resepeo. Fur
ther north tha country haa numerou
good Btretchea, separated- by arid areas
or timber, wher no population will be
located. Tn cumat la tn most de
lightful I have ever experienced.
"There Is need for handling the for
est reserve and- Irrigation question
With great foresight and wisdom. Theee
questions nave an ait-important bearing
upon 'the future of that country. It
seem that a large part of Oregon 1
taken up with wagon road land granta.
These land ought to be In the hand of
the people, not speculators but actual
Aaked if h meant te Include In that
view the grant land of th Southern
Pacific, he aald: -
"It ia certain that the Southern Pa
cific wilt sell no more tf Its lands to
speculators. : It is the speculators who
are raising- the agitation and trying to
get hold Of those, landsrW-wUr sell
our Hands to actual settlers: The
Southern Pacific will retain its timber
landa and conserve the timber for fu
ture railroad building and for mainte
nance of present lines. It is difficult
for people to comprehend the railroad's
need for timber, but w ar using t
000,000 ties annually."
- Wo Sate for Zatad Sales.
Asked to name a data when th com
pany would Inaugurate sal of it grant
lands suitable to fruit growing and
agriculture, he aald but a small tiart
of th landa ar adaptable for that pur-
pose, and mat tney are in amaii areas
scattered through the whola - He aald
report ar being made regarding the
landa, but that It Is impossible at this
time to- say- when they will be placed
upon the market. "
That Mr. Harrlman Is better disposed
toward central Oregon than ever be
fore cannot be doubted. He spoke fa
vorably of every- part of his trip, and
admitted that conditions had improved
very much In th last two yeara He
ha followed th extraordinary program
of taking three weeks out of his sum
mer to devote the time to the region
from Klamath lakes to th Columbia
river, j . - - - --
At Pelican bay, wher th party was
Camped, he and his sons had some great
Sport with rod and gun. Tbey caught
many of the big speckled trout for
which that region la famous. Mr. Har
rlman leaded a six-pounder with an
eight-ounce rod a feat that ha In
spired the greatest men In history to
i'Zl ZZ-"y? mna w,u
enough to go out fishing,
. Much Benefited by Trr
That he ha received much physical
benefits from the trip wall a mental
inspiration la also apparent. HI small
well-knit figure is mor active, hi eye
brighter, hi lac a neaitny reaaian
brown, and there I something more in
his manner a frankness, sympathy
and good will that men acquire in the
desert, and often loae In th mart of
He pok of tha great- plessure hi
two .poys are naving on tne uregon
trip. They are now in 'camp near Bend,
and will continue their sports until th
last moment Within which they cen
cross the mountain to Ashland and Join
ineir xatner on his way soutn tomor
row. ' -
On th subject of ocean -carriers h
spoke regretfully of the eondttlon of the
steamer service between Portland and
nan t rancisco, ana eaia:
Tesssls to B Furchaeed.' '
"We make mistakes In our business,
as others do, and are not -Infallible. - It
is our intention to .purchase two steam
ehlps for ht-rtm. W had determined
to build two hlpa Th plan were
teady for two modem vessels, and they
would hav been under construction by
this time, but we concluded that tha
need could be met more quickly by pur
chasing vessels ready built. . - It has
proved to be very difficult to buy the
nam vessels, ana so we are- temporarily
without the proper facilities,"
At 10:80 o'clock today Mr. Harrlman
met the tranfeDortatlon committee nt the
Portland chamber of commerce for a so
cial visit and discussion of transpor
tation condltlona In tha atata. Tha .ukJ
ject or prospective railroad building
Into central Oregon and In other direc
tions was gone Into.' He will leave to
night In hi special train for Saora
mento, to attend the National I rrl ration
-congress, ; , -.
Harrlman' Portland visit was marred
ijr th Illness of Klectrlolan Oriswold
Of Chicago, who nowadsys accompanlaa
Mr. Harrlman on all his Paclfto coast
trip. Mr. Orlswold became ill on the
way north to Shaniko. and unon arrival
at Portland had developed a deolded
caa of typhoid fever. On recommends.
tlon of Dr. K. A. J. Mackenzie. k. ...
tended him,' the ilck man waa removed
to Good Samaritan hospital.
VSUBIies ms voinnuCT. ., .
About It members. of the trsnannrta.
tlon committee of the Pert land ehintw
of commerce met with E. H. Harrlman.
T1? 1 1 4-,.. ...... . . . m v-v. . . 1 ..
t, ... vuunii auu 4. r. kj on en, in the
latter office In- Portland, toils at 11
o'clock, fulfilling an appointment made
some tlm sso by J. N. Teal with Mr.
Harrlman when he wa at SaljJak
The purpose of the meetlns waa tn
discuss transportation conditions In Ore
gon, and the situation a to reported
construction of extensions of the Harrl
man lines. The meeting waa confiden
tial and' the oauaUU dee mm diviui
First, that almost vrToprUa
la our hospitals, perform gpon .
women, baoome Boesry bocaua
of nf lct of suoh symptoms a '
Backache, Irr-nlaHtis, Diaplao-
mcnta. Pain ia th Sld. Drarrtnr -Sensation,
DisgUaaa and 81cplea-
Booond, that Lydla. K. Ptnkbam't
Vgtabl Compound, mad fro a
BaUvo roots and hrb. baa enr4
mor oases of fmal Ills than any
othof on madlcln known, it rf " 7 ', ,
QlaU. stronghgng and restores women's health n4 UlalBW
praparinr women for child-birth and dttrlnr th period of Chanf
of Lifa. ,. - :
Third, tha mat volum of nnsollolUd and grawrni tea wmooiais v
file) at th Piakhasn Labor tonr at Ljaa. Mas., many of which ar from,
tlm to tlm belnr pnbllhd by special permission, girt abjoluto vl.
dan of th valu of Lydia B, Pinkham a VgUbl Compound and Mr.
PiBkham'i adrloc. . . ''.-."
Lydia E. Pinkham's
- - ror mora tnan so ysars na been
Drasrsrina; BonsaUona. Wsak Back.
I -flKtmnatlun' audfOlceiaMoaf and
aadazpela Tumors at aa aarly stag. .- - . . v .
Mrs. Pinkham's 5tendlng Invitation to Women
r Women snffrinjr from any form offealawaTiaaiaT lnTltadto
writ Mr, Plakham. Lynn. Maaa. f or advice). Sh Is th Mrs. Pinkham who
has bwsa advising alok women free of ehargw ff ora than twnty
yeara. and befor that aha aaslaUd hr mothr-in-law, Lydia E. Piak
bam In advising. Thua aha ia especially well qaalifled to fuida sick
woman back to health. Write today, oontww nam wo y. .
what took nlaCa Chairman Hahn aald
"Our meeting wa pleasant and satis
factory.' I am not at liberty to state tn
detail what waa said, but w re satis
fied with the results obtained. My own
tmpreaalon 1 that th Harrlman people
have not yet gotten along with their
surveys and Investigation to a point
where final conclusions can be reached."
. KLAMATH IS REJOICING.
Assurances Given of a Railroad By
Next - Year. r
(Seeetel DMpsteh te. The 1
lamath Falla Otw- Sept.-
newsDaDera aoDear with th nnounce-
ment. mart slilslyy-tatJPelisai jiay
toage is ownea DT r. n. nimmu, eta
one cioee to Mr. tiirnmtn euner aenies
or affirms th report, but It I generally
j-larrimSn without Pr,
Klamattv county eeoetvea Mr,
know her future 1 In hi hands, but
also those fortunate enough to meet and
talk with him' are unanimous In declar
ing that they feave a friend In the great
railroad magnate. - They were assured
that th railroad would be here next
year, and .doubting , minaa war set si
rest. ' -
C. T. Day, th Southern Pacific elec
trician who installed the telegraph sys
tem between thl cltv and reucan aay
Lodge, 1 now engaged in making th
tin a permanent one. ' ' .-
MISS TALLANT CROWNED
(Continued from Pag Ona) "J
whence she. was escorted by Admiral C
H. Callender and his staff.
The four-oared enell raee causa nrsi
On th- program cam to a sudden end
by a collision Of . the boats, the Weet
Knil'i shell euttlna- a raah in th star
board aid of tha Kaat End craw' ehelL
The occupant were picked UP by. the
launch -Betty. Then followed the fish
boat racea. two of tfie five boats cover
ing tha tourse very closely, boat No. t
wtnnlnr-rr0nlb04lNd: tby a few
inehea Then came th tug of "war
vent between International teama ',
Thl afternoon the, grand parade 1
moving- through the principal street
amidst th cheers from the crowded
sldewalka wher confetti falls Ilk
nowflakea . ,
- mowing Bace en Bay.
' Today's aquatic sports began with
rowlng-racea, quite aa interesting as the
speedier motor boat teats, because It Is
not only a display ot speed but endur
ance as well.
Th - power boat racea will prov of
mor Interest to the "mariner" of
Portland, because several oarft belong
ing to th metropolia of th Willamette
are here to compete. Their crews -have
com down to- win and the -"skippers1
say they'll do o or henceforth secure
boat that will beat anything ever seen
float Some fine boat may therefore
be looked for at th next regatta. If
these promise ar not . forgotten- In
With auch launch aa John Wolff
Vixen and J. C. Alnsworth' Rochester
and others, said to posses even better
speed qualities. At i believed that the
f reateat race of th century will be run
bl season. :r .
- Tlxea a Vast BoaV
John Wolff claims that his boat can
reel off something like 14 knots an
hours and if that Is the cas she will
probably perform the trick at this very
time. Captain Amos, otherwise high
master, of the launch Eva at Portland,
has charge of Mr. Alneworth's Roches
ter, a new' boat ' whose "sister ships"
never fell below th ll-knot clip In
trial on the Hudson. Sh Is on of the
tiniest of her class and should show up
WILL BEGIN SOON
POPULAR COMPLIMENTARY MUSICALES TO BE INAUG
URATED FOR FALL SEASON WITHIN FEW WEEKS.
Eilers Piano House Promises the Most Artistic and Successful Se
ries of Musical Events The Have Ever Given Many Soloists
; of Prominence Will Take Part.
Music-lovers, specially thos Inter
ested in th player-piano queetlon, will
receive with pleasure th announcement
f Ellera Piano House, that their Fall
Concert Season will soon be opened.
Arrangements ar being mad for th
engagement or a number of well-known
artists, and from the names mentioned
beloW it will at once be seen that these
events will attain th highest order of
musical excellence 1 "
In-publicly -demonstrating, the mar
velous qualities of th Pianola, it ha
never been, necessary. to limit th as
sisting talent to one or two artists, who,
with careful rehearsing and prepara
tion, might be-enabled to give a satis
factory perrormanc, traveling irom
city to cfty, and repeating it over and
rover" a gain.-number- for number. On
the other hand, in connection wltn the
t-ianoia, recitals erven "T in aeonan
oompany In New York, there hav , ap-
r pared many of the moat famou ar
ista In the world singer of th areat-
est renown M me. Schuman-Heink and
Bluve It, M. Edouard d Reeake, -afma
Nordics, Mm. Johanna' Oadskl and
others of equal prominence, as well a
many other of lesser - faras. In thla
city practically all of the best-known
local artlats have appeared at th PJa-
nola recitals, being accompanied In their
selections in an cases oy me pianoia.
Among thee might be mentioned Mlsa
Ethel Lytle, soprano; Miss - Kathleen
Lawler. soprano; Mrs. May Dearborn
Schwab, soprano: Mis Edwin Maatlck,
soprano; Mrs. Walter Reed, contralto;
Mlsa Edna. QaUs. contraltoM las Evelyn
Hurley, contralto; Mra. J. W. Btishong,
contralto; Mr. Anna Selkirk Norton,
contralto: Mr. Arthur Alexander,' tenor;
Mr. A. W. Belcher, tenor; Mr. N. J.
2am, baritone; Mr. Claire Morllelth, bar
itone: Mr. Btewart MoOuire, . baritone;.
ilt. Clui a CuXiar. baaaoi Alia Ulllaa
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curing r suieuo r
Falllnf and Displaomnt. Ia
"On 1 PMasas, . and ,.,! lsanixasu.
well. If she "don't." her owner
poee to get something new In the line
Sailing crafts of all kinds hav as
sembled from far and near up and down
tne Dig artery or tne coaau - inm uib
monda of Portland, la among th vis
itor but In th natur-of a, pleasure
craft for th accommodation of ui
crews of the smaller "aklmmlndlshea"
Che will make the cruise acruas the buy
to Ilwaoo after th cloae of th featlv-
Itlea here. -
Brown' band arrived her' yesterday
from Portland to furnlah muaic during
th- regatta, for - the ' fifth consecutive
time. Hundred of Portlanders visited
here , yesterday.- and many Intend
malnlng over for th entire regatta te
aee it an tnrouan.
-ae.tf esTwrea 7aC
Th saengerfeat of th Norwegian
United Singer of th Pacific coast wa
oruiianv success: "i wo concerts yes-
rfJBy anllmrOOOIl IHli
tended bv fully 1.000. and mor appre
ciative audiences could not be imagined.
The programs were arranged by Pro
fessor Carlo Hoe rati. who also con
ducted the large chorua
eignor a. ue caprio or Portland con-
uuciea tne orcneatra, whicn appeared
with splendid effect In the hiivier
choruses, such a Orelg'a "Land Sight
ing" and Helae's "Volraerslaget," the
latter - a deecrlptlv composition heard
here for the first time vesterdav.
It was rendered ao well that bv re
quest it wa repeated at th cloae of
tne- evening concert. Madame Norelll,
th Swedlah aoorano of Portland, won
th audleno from the very outaet and
recnivea an ovation alter tne last num
ber. She aang an aria from Verdl'e
Travlata," "Solvelsr'a Sons." ths
"Charming Bird" and Ught-"Footed
Snow" in th afternoon, and "Cara Nome
Rlgoletto." by Verdi, aria from "Lucia
de Lammermoor," "Last Rose of Sum
mer." and "King Haakon' Cradle Song"
In th evenlne-. Flute ohlls-atos to tha
Verdi aria wer played well by , Mr.
Bath of D gJaprio' orcneatra. , .
xb Ohorna CompetltlOa. : . i
Mr. Carl Venth. volinhit. and Dr. Kmil
Erina. "tbe'Tatter "of Portland!' aJso re
ceived well-deserved applause and both'
responaea noerauy wun catcny- encores,
Mr. Venth plavlna-. amonr others. Bind
ing's new national anthem of Norway,
A large percentage of the numbers on
th program wer by Scandinavian com
poser. Th chorua numbered about
200 vole, and th individual singing
societies did good work 'In the friendly
competition. The Eureka, and Astoria
singing societies - wer nopularlv con
sidered th star performer, but the de
cision of the Judges haa not yC been
announced. This will be done at the
business meeting to be held thl after
noon, when the place of meeting for
the next saengerfeat will also b de-
At th - vninr-TOnceft Professor
Speratl read a telegram, of greetings
from th Northwestern Norwegian-Danish
singers, assembled 700 strong. In
saengerfest at Minneapolis, Minnesota,
The singers will be entertained at a
banquet tonight... .
SMALL BOYS BREAK
1 INTO EAST SIDE HOME
Saturday afternoon. While th family
wa away from home, David Ploken, a
youthotl, and Peter -Barbere.' two
years younger, broke open th baaement
door of the McOulre home, 148 Four
teenth street, and had out a hole In the
door leadlng upetalrs sprung th lock
ana ware ransacKing tne house wnen
apprehended by Patrolman Bales. The
two boys wer taken to - their home,
only a. short distance away, and th
matter reported to the Juvenile court.
Meyers, violinist; Miss Cemella Barker,
violinist! Mr. Reginald Hedden. violin
ist; Mr. John Olbbs, violinist; Mr. Fer
ainand Conrad, cello, and othera
A thoroughly representative list of
Portland's foremost artlats will again
vase part -in tnis season a tnanoia con
certs, snd others, newcomers to th
Ro City, will alao b heard in' th
earn connection. Among these is Mr.
A. Musgrov Robert, an English bari
tone-f International reputation, 3 Those
wno nav been privileged to hear him
lnce hi arrival in thla city, are lavish
In their praise of hi ability. Th New
Tork Herald Is authority for the com
ment, "on of th best English bari
tones in America today." -
The wonderful Metroetyle-Themodist
Pianola- Piano' wilt be used for all ac
companiment at these recitals, and
this will afford an opportunity for in
tending purchasers of player-pianos to
readily become familiar with th in
comparable merit of th ' Pianola, and
to realise better why It haa ao de
cisively been accorded its position
standard of th world..
All who are Interested In th player
plan qii est lon ar Invited to attend
these -Pianola recital, and thoee who
will send their name to th Pianola De
partment, rollers Piano House, will be
senlv reserved -seat tickets, which are
A splendid stock of - Pianola Pianos
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