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'Willamette Valley Liimber
Yaris':Ic6mliig 7 Quite
?: ; Badly Congested. 1 ;
OLD BATE TO BAY CITY
FOINTS IS ASKED FOE
Itrchnwal Dmnrre Iw IBM
Resulted In Benefit to the Wheat
Meg nd Mjr Be InToked to Aid
7TumteTinHr . 1
Locally the lumber market rmaln In
ia mmnm and tha Ran FraodMO or Cal
ifornia, market la looking up. but the
car shortage la ao acute that the Wil
lamette valley mlUa south of this city
are said to ba able to deliver oniy aowi
It per cet of their output and the yard
are being overetocked. " '
Several mill threaten to hut down
until eome aort of an arrangement can
be made to have the lumber taken care
same condition exlets aHo ntprnnts
for the cast from nearly all section of
. the Pacific northwest. Bhlppere have
to hunt their own care In the terminal
.irds and then tana cmnfw on .
tin them after-ordering them. "
car!, and the tranacontlnental oompanlea
luokina lor a uia siir ..'" "
on eastern business, the mlllmen are in
tine ir V luiuiw bvuvi . . It
kept guessing and can only hope for the
. peal. l CVU1W, V A , aiw. "
lion will be eettled ahould the Interstate
commerce commission fall to Intercede
In behalf of the iumrer.mRnuiat-urr,
- because the increased tariff la expected
to alU tne oustness how
r Aak Old Bete oath. , ' .'
The Willamette 'valley mlllmen are
asking the Southern Pacific for a resto
ration of the 13-10 rate on lumber to San
Francisco bay common polnta and hope
thereby to be-able to get-back Into ho
California. market, tha rate placed upon
lumber several raontlia ao by the rail
road being practically prohibitive. and
more ao now alnc f relghte i by water
have been reduced about 60 per cent aa
compared with the frelghta of - early
?The' outcome of thla fight la watched
with particular- Interest-by the mlllmen
here who are not In the fight becauae
the outcome will "have a certain-effect
: .upon the California buslnee her alnoe
It will bring the valley mllla In direct
competition ' with ' the local planta If
the railroad after granting the rate also
i supplies earn upon which to haul, the
. . material. .-. i. .
In view of the ahortaee of care the
lumbermen are anxiously waiting for
aome one of their number to teat the
efficiency of the reciprocal demurrage
law which waa enacted recently amd
now baa a chance to get In it work.
Trial of Bemurrag law.
The reciprocal demurrage law waa In
troduced by the wheat men and Indoraed
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THE LUTKE MFG. GO.
..Maanfaotejer ef '- - .
SHOWLCASES. i vl
Bank and Store Fixtures
Key aad fjlstk gts.
Fire Escapes - Elevator Enclosures - Fences
-Wire and Iron Work of All Kinds. ;
I Columbia Wire & Iron Works
368-370 EAST WASHINGTON' ST. PHONE EAST 702.
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MANY PLANS FOR
Architects " Busy .Preparing
- Speciflcat Ions for.Dozens f
I : . of City. Homes, ,'...
A a partial Indication of the immenae
amount of residence building ' bow In
progreaa and epon to begin In Portland,
tha following newly ordered work waa
gathered In a casual vlalt to e, few of
the local architect office: ' -. -i
Charles Crogester, two-story, eight
room frame ' dwelling, -WUlametta
Heights, tMOO.', v
W. J. - Zimmerman, twostory. ne.
room Ttaldenr a
waldlar streets. Irvlngton. 16.000.
Mra. Caraon, bungalo. Mount Adams
drive. Council Creet. $6,000. .. -
Walter Smith,- residence at! Twenty
first and Jackson v streets, Portland
Uelghta, 16.000. - -
George M. Hyland. two-story dwell
ing. Ualeey. between Eaat Sixteenth and
Eaat Seventeenth atresia, ryuia;iuii.
log." Wllllama avenue, between Sumner
and Emerson atresia,, ei.vuu.
m,Mjini: 'hatween Sherman and
n ur HhAMnn iBiwiinr, awsuiuK.
,T It AA
Hat Kfntt. two-storv dwelling, Kln-
W 11 biiv, ' . - . ,
William ' rial IS. iwo-aiory. iwMtw
on Cornell roao, near .bbw
& A Ifll
a wt ' Prk. between
Columbia and Uiay atroeia. o coat
Dr. Ray Mataon, two-story dwelling,
Twenty-aeoond - and-Broadway -atreeta,
Irvlngton. f 1,600.
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homes, plans for most of which are still
in the arctuteois nanus.
byhalmnbermen and -it 1 id that
.a AhAit man ara aattlnr. falrlv good
results thla season at the expenae of
tha lumoermen wno amp montiy ui u
Ut a'ate. Tne rauroans am
ing all oars possible and devoting them
a Ah- A,.tA hnnin'ii when nosslble In
order, to save themselves from being
hAirf ii n for -demurraae chargea ' and
hence the eastern shippers of lumber
kAUA n mniuit thamselves with what
care stray her rrom -Toretgn roaoa. -So
far thla-peculiar and to the mill
very unsatisfactory atate of affairs has
had no tendency to weaken the local
market because the local demand Is
about aa atrong aa It eould be expected
to be under the most favorable condi
tions and there appeara therefore no
good reaaon for runner inuueing dubi-
nees. . ' . ' . a... ....
While log are not over pienmui, tog-
fars say that mlllmen need not fear a
min in that line. - They point to the
f.ot that Immense auantltlea of logs are
reeling on the banks of the upper
reaches of tne triDUiaries 10 me Colum
bia and that these logs will start for the
main waterway wltn the rirai ireaneia
this fait When these loga begin roll
In into tha Columbia then there will
be any amount of material again for the
mllla they aay. and In the meantime
there are enough log In sight to keep
the mills a-olnr. rrice still remain a
from to $10 a thousand feet.
I being demonstrated at the handsome
and large lighting emporium of the M.
J. -Walsh Co. . A:
i EVERY BUILDER
- e, .
Should make ' a visit at once ' to our
alea rooms and get acquainted with all
the new lighting Ideas. "
M. J. WALSH CO.
aAXBasOOltB til BTAMX IT.-
et j4 t-ot yi-enee. ',
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QUEER USE OF
jVorthern Honses Given Title
- Vastly Different From;
' - Original Type.' "
NAME ORIGINATED: IN
TE0PICS OF INDIA
If Same . Cbitracter of IfabiUtlon
Were Built Hero People. Would
Free to Death Southern Bun
galow Flimsy Affair. ,. .-.
What curious error .the American
people have fallen Into with reference
to "the uae of the word bungalow? Like
many other architectural term the
word 1 much abused by the publlo or
rather It 1 loosely rather than definite
ly and accurately applied.
The bungalow, aa a place of habita
tion. I essentially tropical and bad It
origin In India, where building of this
styts were first built for Englishmen
who ware seeking comfort It Inez pen
were more comfortable than tha native
Built for hot' climates, they had to
supply plenty of ahade and permit the
fullest possible circulation of air
through them. They were cheap build
ings providing shade and ahelter and
inumaieiy related to out-of-doerJlfe.
jiama m anaBome. -
-- TVi A rt. rfm n , waaa I..h aaa aIm.
the walla not very tightly Inclosed, and
the whole character of the domeatlo ar
rangements, aa well aa the spirit of tha
dteslgn waa comparatively temporary
To be true to It nam the 'Ameri
can bungalow should not depart widely
from lta Aalatlo prototype although
wm.iu ouErf-Dorasrs, ana especially in
the northwest, w have no strictly trop
ical climate. So, for the moat part In
our country, the bungalow aa above de
scribed, Is out of place except as a
summer homo, .
In a recent number ef the Archltant.
ural Record, Arthur C. David gives the
xuuuwing pi aescripiion or tne Amert
ean type of bungalow: -
Model After Japaasse. ' '
We are aware thai tha inuri,,.
bungalow derlvea more of lta character
istics from Japanese models than It does
from buildings erected In tropical roun-
iri ana we are awar mat In Japan
they enjov a neriod of tha rrMt nii
in-whlch the temperature approximate
iu mai vi our own normern states, Dut
w are also awara . that tha jRn,n.
do not make any provision against this
cold which would seem sufficient to
a steam-heated American. Their-bouse
are open and airy even In winter, and
there la no attempt to plan them In the
way that w Americana do, aa chiefly
and essentially fortresses to protect
their inhabitant agalnat the attacks of
Jack Frost. No! the bungalow la out of
place in the northern and eastern states,
except when Intended exclusively for
summer residence, and as the prevailing
iniutiiity 10 owl- country nouses,
which may, If necessary, be occupied In
the winter. It 1 not to be expected that
the bungalow will become a popular
type of -dwelling in. the- north and -east
It has, however, already become an
extremely popular type in the temperate
climate of California, and it la than
that bungalowa are being built more and
better than anywhere else In the coun
try. The climate of California being
both warm and drv. la naullariv
adapted to a low, spacious, airy houae.
ui nam irumi construction, in which a
little distinction aa possible Is made
between In-doors and out. and tha ph,r.
acter of the social life makes thla sort
of dwelling still more suitable. Most
Callforntans are people of aubstantlal
ou-moraie means, ana or Informal
tastes, who want an attractive but Inex
pensive residence, and who are not quite
sure that they intend to live In thalr
present abiding place for more than a
California Type Closer.
"The California bunnlow ennaanuant.
ly,- both as a matter of design and as -m,
matter of clan, haa about It a tractil
and aeathetlo tendency.- It whole pur
pose Is to minimise the distinction
Which exists between belna- lnaiila and
outside of four walls. The rooms of
such a building should consequently be
spacious, they slould not- be shut off
any more than I necessary one from
another, and they ahould be finished In
wood simply designed and stained, so
a to keep as far aa possible. Its natural
texture end hue. The, exterior, on the
other hand, should not be mnrie to count
very - strongly In the landscape. It
should sink, so far aa possible, lta archi
tectural Individuality and tend to rtla.
appear In Its natural background. Its
color, consequently, no matter whether
It I shlnt-led or clap-boarded.' should
be low In key and should correspond to
that of tha-. -natural wood. It most
prominent architectural member will In
evitably be It roof, because It will
combine a considerable area with an
Inconsiderable height, and such a roof
must have sharp projection and cast
heavy shadows, not only for the prac
tical nurnoae of a had in a- windows and
tiaszaa, but for the aesthetic on of
insklng slisrp contrts in line end
had to compensate for the moderation
of color. It aesthetlo character will
Oil JOIIi'lSOi'l. STREET
Winlock Woman Will Erect
t Handsome : Structure on
. corner of .Twentieth. 1 :
.Mrs. J. A. Veness, of Wlnlock. Wash
ington, . i having the plan prepared
for a 14 -room . residence to be built at
the northwest corner of Twentieth and
Johnson streets. - The building will be
of frame construction - resting on- a
oonorete basement and will be equipped
with all - the . modern and up-to-date
conveniences. The approximate cost of
in ouiiaing win do iju.uuu. Axcniieot
Km 11 Bchacht Is preparing the plana,
which will be ready for the contractors
Tha aame architect 1 ' drawing the
plan for . a three-story prick bunding
to go ip at Flrat and Madison street
for the Star Brewery company. Tb
Improvement will coat about $16.000..
ADD OlilTTlflRE TO
LIST OF APARTMEHTS
Three-Story Building to Be
Another handsome apartment hous-i
1 announced foe tb vicinity of Fland
ers and Twenty-first street, a locality
where several" sfruotures of tbl char
acter are under construction. P. LiOul
Buck and - brother have commissioned
Architect A. C. Kwart to prepare the
plana for a three-story frame apart
ment to go up on a to-foot lot at
Flandera and Twenty-first.-- -
The building will contain IS three-
room apartment and will be equipped
with all ut-to-dat conveniences and
appointments and will coat approxi
mately sis, uuu. me piana wiu oe
ready for tb contractors September
It. The contract for the concrete base
ment will be let separately.
: CONTRACT TO BE LET
The plans for building the proposed
new church for the Roman Catholic Par-
lah-of St. Franele-hav reaohed the stag
where It la thought that the contract
for the excavation will be let In a short
time. The new edifice will occupy , a
site on East Oak, between Eaat Elev
enth and EaafTweimrtreete.-aotbote
I to be the style or architecture, and
the material will be stone.- - Rev. Father
Back, of St. Francis Parish made . a-
close etuay or cnuren arcniiactura
while abroad, with the result that many
of the ideas gained by . him then will
be Incorporated in the designing-and
constructing of the new church. VThe
cost of the building will be 'about
tl.6.000. - - - - - -, "
HANDSOME EAST SIDE :-
i FINISHING TOUCHES
A picture of the new Markell
d ' building, -plans for . which were ' e
prepared by Travi Wllon, "
d appear In this . Issue of The e
d Journal! It adjoin the band-
aome pew Healey . building and 1
I located on the corner of East
4 Morrison atreet and Union ave-
e: nus. r . . .
l ,Th building la now receiving ' e
d the finishing touches on the in- w
4 terlor and will be ready for oe )
4cupancyin. a short while. The e
Markell stores on Grand avenue t
and East Alder street will oe- e
cupy It ... ,, : e
necessarily be wholly picturesque; . and
It ahould be both surrounded by tree and
covered, so far as is convenient, with
vine. ' v -- - -
Bunralow La raahlonable District.
"A bungalow, dealgned In th manner
described above, constitute an appro
priate and an Interesting architectural
type. The typ I not very often coro
nletely. fulfilled, because they ar gen
erally auch cheap little building that
no archltect'a fee can enter Into their
cost of construction."
Just now the bungalow type. o-caua.
I coming Into great Popularity In Port
land. Every faslonable residence ha
la miota of the cosy, artistic look
ing little habitations. iany of - them
built at a cost of 15,000, and even more.
But they are conatructed not for the
tropical sun of India or Mexico, but
rather to keep out tb Jack Frosts of a
northern latitude, ......
PUTS LOT Oil
. ; ,
Iroposed Spencer Ordinance
.Prescribes Maximum; for 1
7' : Three- Classes. ;
STEEL STRUCTURES " ,
ARE ALSO IilMITED
XaUtr Cannot IUae Distance of
Mori Thiii 200 Feet--Ban ' Llke-
wlae - Pat Btrons , on Concrete,
1 Stone and Brlck.
The new building ordinance drafted by
Building Inspector Spenoer' and which
will com up for s hearing before the
special building committee of the ooun
cll next Wednesday ' evenfng, - make
some radical amendment to the law
now In force, which waa drafted by ex
Councilman Shepherd and adopted by
the council last pring. Tb bill oovers
160 pagea of . typewritten matter, and
will keep th special committee busy
for some hour in getting familiar with
Its numerous provision. - .
That portion of the building Inspect-
s adiaaaaa.whlnh la '.-.VlUUg''lLL
th publlo In general and to bulla- T
i archllacta and contractor In par-1
a rm .rAiiM.. anil contractor in pa:
tloular, la that which limit th height
of new construction. .
Building Is Three 01, .
Under th propod law, building
which may hereafter be erected within
the fire limit ar divided Into three
classes, known aa class A. class B and
clasa C. Claaa A buildings ar limited
to those of steel and concrete construc
tion. Bteel- akeleton structures i may be
run up to a height of 00-eet. but
those of concrete construction are Uva
tted-o4feet . - - , , .
Clasa B buildings are those of brick
or stone, with. wood posts, girders and
floors. All woodwork, however. In claa
B building must be covered with metal
lath, and plaster, and must not exoeod
six stories, or iO feet In height '
Class C comprise those not protected
hv . mt I lathlna. and muat .not go
over four stories In height ;
' A special provlaion 1 Inserted in the
ordinance permitting mill constructed
warehouse. These ar limited to six
stories, or If equipped with an auto
matic sprinkling apparatus, seven to-
rles Is allowed. -' ' .v.4
. diiaa TnanalA, Rnancer sav that
hi ordinance la drawn with the two-fold
urpose of properly proiecwng im uij
nterest and of not driving caplUl from
invMtmMt here.. - . i
Those who have, wetrhed the progress
Of the City' building orainanuea are vi
th opinion that at last a law 1 found
that will meet wiin me miuimum ,
lectlon. The committee having tb or
dinance In hand may probably make
some nTilmportant amendments, but It
la not believed that tha , main . pro;
vision will be changed.
Summer Homes Will Be
Erected This Winter, at
the Ocean Beaches.
Quit a number of Portland resident
are preparing to build summer home
at th ocean ld tbl faU. - Isom Whit
haa ordered plana for a two and one
half-story cottage to be built at th
Breaker. North Beach. The building
will coat , about $3,000.
Mr. U 8. Carter will put up an at
tractive bungaUrw at ' Seavlew, Wash
ington. S -
At Seaside a large amount of building
for -Portland - summer residents will be
don In th next three month.
DRAW PLANS FOR H I:
; 1 NEW PAGE FLATS
' Judge Charles Pags has commissioned
a local architect to prepare th plan
and specification for a four-series
flat to be erected on King street, near
Washington. Th proposed Improve
ment will cost approximately f 10,000. -I.
L. Burtchaell will also build a
four-series flat - on Irving street, be
tween Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth
at a cost of 110.000. .
Real Estate' Activity.
Otto, Crockett Harkson hav been
kept busy with many sales during th
past morfth and report the following
sales: 111,000. dairy- ranch. Marlon
county; 13.100, farm In Clackamas
county; IJ.S00, bungalow, Piedmont;
$2,1000. house in Highland Park: I960,
H block 1n Highland Park: $1,100, lot
In Irvlngton; also several lota on Al
berta oarlln. '
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I : Gas Fixtures aha
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:.'2 -, , Office
Repair Work Given Prompt Attention
PHOENIX IRON WORKS
- Offlee and Works.
Xawttiorn Avena and Bast
. . Tnlrdgtreet. , . ;r
. ' phones:1 Mala til; Bom A-llll." '-
A cargo of J. B. Whit ft Bros.' English Cement Jnst arrived. '-' Used on the
Chamber of Commerce and otber wll-knowa building in Portland. .
OXO. B. MAT ft CO, - -
1M JIadlsoB $rt. - ' lotlMa; Oregea. L
WILL DO TOUR WIRINO AND IN8TAIX TOUR LIGHT FIXTURES WITH
. OUT AWT AFTER TROUBLE. - - ;
490 Washington St " " , Phones M 4884 and A 3881
THE APAMANT COMPANY'S
. . v Celebrated HARD WALL PLASTERS are the beet. -CROWN
BRAND" Mlr FlbrcJ - ' .',
- WOOD FIBRB PLASTER ' -
- ';! RINI8MllNaFLA8Tt2R. (Unflbtrtd)
Offloe, Woreegte Blag. Phone Kala Tie. lomt Alois.
n - .. .... . Faetoxy, root 14th gt, Phoaa staia. I10K
Roche Harbor Lime, Alsen's Portland Cement; Nephl Building. Casting and
Dental Plaster, Imported Firs Brick, Imported and Domeatlo Fire Clay, Hair
Flbered Hard wall Plaster, Plastering Hair and Fiber, Allunlted Steel Studding.
Herringbone Expanded Steel Lath. Boston Sheet Metal I-ath. -
31-938 PTTTB gTKBCT. - Phone
JOa HORITUNO :
CITY I RO
BLACKSMITHS, MACHINISTS, BOILERMAKERS
Tank,' Sawdust,' Conveyers, Hydrnulio
' ' www, ot rmowT t.
-' WZn FOB BAKF1VB.-
STOCK OF : '
Morrisok; Street ; ; : : u
TDE lilM WOO
Always buy at th ator where lie hag
to spend th least for the belt values. -That
Is why th economical always buy -their
HA ROW ARB AND TOOUJ at this
tore. We always hav the latest and
best that Is made mod sell at the lowest
pric. - ; , .,. - , .......
AVERY & CO.
4S Third SL Bet. Pine and Ash
Build Your House With
frostproof,- fireproof, dampproof. The heav
V iest, itrongest . and . best ar MADS BY.
PARRISH & THOMPSON
?2fl Aliiky Bldg. Ftctory, St. Johna, Of,
Founders, Machinists and Bollerntakera,
!W. W. 8ANSOH.
Main 170. - POmTXATST), OmwOOV.
IS W ORKS
Pipe, Grating, Iron Doors, Fir Escapes,
Portland Asbestos Mfg. Co.
Cine.) " , 1
Office and Salesroom, 272 Cllsap. Street
: Pnes Malm' 4711. -,
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