TIID OKECOH DAILY JOURNAL, PORTLAND, r KIUAY i,vi,nuu, -Jtil v I V. GffiiMLKS.. PRES. ViHEELER Benjamin Ide .Whecbr Attains " Great Popularity in Berlin Educational Circles. BerUn. Feb. 11 resident tnenJmlB ida Whaler of C.Uforn.a..iifU ng th Roosevelt cnair in v..- """" " vsrsity has scl.lered popularity la iB lln by bis ready s.ccpUr.cs of German . i.tnr it ths "besr eve- nlng" to which the American educator invited thoso who hnve been attend ing hie lecture on, American uijlversl ts and other .educational "question' . The large attendance of guests proved n- .ii.rv ha hm obtained during the short time he has heen at Ber In university. Professor ai)d Mrs. Vv heeler did the honors of the -evening and everything passed off merrily. By rro feasor Wheeler- request, onlr German Student' songs were ung. ' ' " ' Tha Callfornian nas aiienuwi similar entertainments and enjoya them thoroughly. He can say "prosit" . 'With .'quite the correct accent now, v The kaiser hae been particularly friendly with the wneeiers, sna i.a anveral informal talki with the American professor, qulaxlng hlro about America' and American In a etyla which . Indicate that his majesty would he ble to make a fine living ah an inter viewer ahould .It ever become necee ary. .. r . ; . Yew German University. -The list of German universities le to be Increased by a first class uni versity at Frankfort-on-Main, 'The necessary endowments are In hand and It will take high rank. To day there are no fewer than 21 uni versities la Germany. The oldest Is Heidelberg; 188 A. D.); the youngest etraasburg, which was created after the Franco-Prussian war. The others are Xlpa!g, Rostock. Grelfswald. Freiburg, Tnhlnoon. Marhnre-.' K onlesbers. Jena. Wurxberg, Grlessen, Kiel, Halle-Wittenberg. , Gottlngen. Munster, Erlangen, - Berlin. Breslau, Bonn and Munchen. The greatest university of Germany Is Berlin. , It musters over 7000 stu dents, and has a magnificent profes sorial roll, including- men like Wlla-mowlts-Moellondorf, in the classical de partment; Fischer, one of the greatest - living rtitmlili- Kirnit in nhv.lrsr Delltesrh. In oriental philology; and the great Harnack lectures on church bis tory...Here at least one year of the student's life should ibe spent But It would be as well not to pass the first year here,- or at least before' the stu- ot-ni IB a, lur intt-oicr vi me iajiRua.g9, . otherwise one fs apt to get loat Choos ing then a small university like Heidel berg, which is the German university town In ' perfection, or the lovely town of Frieberg, in the black forest, one would commence one's student's life un der the most favorable circumstances. Munich, also, Is quite a desirable uni versity, and Is second to Berlin in slxe.' UALX vKM rdiui UlX' U JbSl. , Unique Experiment by Hunter Shows 100 Money Making Animals. ' Des Moines (Iowa) Correspondent, of the New York Sun. Twenty miles southwest of Mason .City, Iowa. Is the only deer farm In the west. It Is operated by John W, Griggs, hunter and trapper of pioneer .days, who has a herd of 100 doer, from which he yearly, realizes good profit Griggs' farm has been a soologrloai re treat for yprs. First he reared wolves, then wild geese, then antelope, then elk and now deen, He began 15 years ago MUSIC GIVES SURCEASE TO SORROW Myrtle Elvyn's Work Has lm : '-, proved Since Her Last , Visit to City.' ' , : V".' ', By O. I. W. ' '.,'. ' . , Miss Myrtle Elvyn ts hens looking handsomer than ever In her mourning robes. .While her vivacity seems to have been somewhat overshadowed by her recent loss her sweetness has grown proportionately. ,.-.--.'- There Is a current opinion among mu sicians and critics that ' one cannot reach one's best work until one , has suffered. Then surely Miss Elvyn's work must have grown in beauty be cause the death of her father three weeks ago Is an ever present thought with her. Her father, she says, was everything to her, father, brother, sweetheart and guide, and she finds it -Impossible to keep from talking of him. She tells of being in Austin, Texas, with her mother, when the telegram announcing his serious ill ness arrived; .now tney arove maaiy for the sutlon and caught the train because It was late; how a kind man on the train, learning or tneir ais- tress, telegraphed to Han Antonio to hold the train for two Chicago, women in trouble: how they were met by a cabman who, told them not to fear and whipping: his .horses took them at a mad pace, through the streets to their train which' was awaiting them; and how they arrived In Chicago a day too late. - ' . Miss Elvyn did not abandon ber tour and It Is probably the nly thing, that saved her from a nervous breakdown. Her frlenda persuaded her that it was her father's wish since he had sac rificed all for her career, that she con tinue In that career of which be was so proud. , t ' "At first- sh says, "i thought I could never play , again and my first concert after his death, given In Butte, was a terrible ordeal. I thought I should never get through. It Was the first music I had heard since my fath er's death and I cried like a baby when the chorus began to sing. But now I find my musio is my only consolation and I feel that I am talking with my father, when I play. . I love to play his favomtes because he seems to be standing beside me then and guiding my hands. I feel that I can play bet ter 'than I ever did before." . Miss Elvyn has Just returned from concerts In Eugene and Salem where she bad most enthusiastic audiences .. .. i - ; - '"' , V i hi - - - - 1 1 - v i Miss Myrtle Elvyn. .'-; intellectual: ". and auDrenlatlve.' From hr she aroes throujeh the northwest. then to Bait Lake and Into California, in March she has been reengaged for Texas where she had to cancel, her dates, She , has already played tne larger cities of the east and the middle west and In June plans .to go abroad to ooncertlxe next season. She believes it naceaaarv for an . artist to go to Rurani at least .every . two years In order to keen one's hold on the people. Miss Elvyn, who was heard here last year with the Chicago orchestra, will play a recital program-tonight at the Bungalow. - ; with a pair of Virginia deer, and baa experimented with white talis, , black talis and other hybrids, but the climate of Iowa has evolved a type of the north ern deer as the breed hardly enough for all purposes. . Griggs pays as much attention to the breeding of the deer as the vern( farmer does to the breeding ' of his horses. This is necessary to 3 prevem Inbreeding, which means scrubs. . The mating' season Is In November, the fawns are born in May. or June "and by fall the spots have all lef,t the fawns and their normal coat of hair appears. . .y ; ' Deer' In- captivity breed as wen as in the wild state. Young; does usually give birth 'to a single fawn, but the older does usually have . twins. Last year Griggs 86 does brought him Ef fawns. These require no care. . The deer corral,' which, includes a large. piece of woodland. Is stirrounded by an' eight-foot woven wire, fepce, doubly strengthened as to posts. The natural food of deer is the green bits of the forest but they can be taught to ike corn, while alfalfa and clover are delicacies that appeal to their appe tites. . : ":.' ,'.,- : Griggs markets yearly all the deer he cares to sell. ; For park purboses he gets from 18 to $30 'each, while for venison he secures as much from a car cass, the antlers bringing In an average of f 5 each. " About tne only loss comes from injuries Inflicted when a deer Is frightened and conflicts with angry bucks. , '.-.','"', ':! ' " Last week a Judge of the United States court rendered decision which wlll.be far reaching. It la in connec tion with, the long- drawn out "Heir to the Hoorah" suit- . By - this decision Dorothy Dorr wins $100,000. Miss Dorr's late husband, H. 3, W. Dam, wrote a short story In jthe Bmart Set in 1905. The story was copyrighted. Paul Arm strong saw it and dramatised it into The Heir to the Hoorah." Then he sold ' the play to the Kirke La Shelle company for.- $15,000. The play was sent on tour and . has since rolled tup profits ef more than $100,000.. -The cir cuit court has Just decided that Arm strong had no right: to Infringe -on the Smart Set copyright, and awards Dam's widow every oent of the profits made by the play from the very beginning. Visits back and forth of business men of neighboring towns are- doing; good. filOH ill HEAD OF GMBH '.' -e - King of . Finance Announced as , ; Guiding Hand of Pan-. American Bank. : New York, Feb. 1LThe domination by 3, Flerpont Morgan of the American fin ancial situation has again been demon strated. In the announcement seml-of-flctally made that be is to be the head and front of the great Pan-American bank, the mission of wblch Is to streng then the commercial position of the United States throughout' the American hemisphere. - - The great banking house of Spoyer A Co., which had marked this as one of its own plums, has been quietly superseded and while I understand they were, of fered a 'share In the project but were not satisfied with it and are now left out entirely. ' This Pan-American bank scheme will have the active Interest of the United States government back of it as it Is felt that with an American bank band ling the finances of South America not only will American trade be greatly benefited but the chances of complica tions because -of the Monroe doctrine will be greatly reduced. . Prepare for Bprinf aHasos, ". New York merchants are after their share of trade and exceptional prepara tions have this year been made by New York's great distributers of merchandise for an actlv spring season. The Merchants' association of New York has arranged for an extension of the , lower merchants' transportation rates both- as to territory end time. The additional selling dates of special mer chants' excursion tickets to New York in trunk line territory: February 1 to 22, inclusive; Mirnh S to 8, Inclusive; March 1 to 22, Inclusive. Central pas sengt!r: February fi to 8. Inclusive; Feb ruary It to 12, Inoluslve; March B to 8, inclusive. i The association lias also simplified the plan by which interior merchants can take advantage of the lower railroad fares and has forwarded to retail mer chants throughout the country full In formation regarding this channs as well as convincing literature showing the undoubted advantages the necessity of arrresslve merchants visiting New York and making tlwlr purchases at this center of at least that part of their , stock on which most of the money is made In the retail business. Buyers hava already beaun to arrive In con siderable numbers, find the officers of the association believe the prospects fa vor a particularly satisfactory 'spring trade for the metropolis. . One-quarter of a million of reduced fare circulars are mailed semi-annually to the out-of-town trade. Of this num ber 115.000 are issued by the associa tion, belg sent direct to merchants rated $1000 and upwards In the sections of the country affected by the reduced fares. Tlia remainder of the circulars ere sent by the resident members off the association to their customers, ne Ing supplied by the association gratuit ously to members. i The New York Fruit Exchange has taken up the question of Irregular way bills covering goods (perishable) shipped out by the Jobbers over the various transportation lines during the midwin ter . season. It is the purpose of the exchange to set. on foot an Investiga tion In, certain rulings Issued by the railroads covering less than car, lots. It Is said that in making shipments some of the Jobbers have found that the rail roads In order to cover themselves in case of damage to the shipments have scratched out the word "refrigeration" on the , shipping receipts and In this way have disavowed all responsibility for loss Incurred as the result of frost damage while the goods were In transit It Is ths claim of the shippers that less than car lot shipments are entitled to the same protection as the car lot shipments. Msnv orchards between Jefferson and Albany are being cieanea up. MA N'-NOT-A MIA I !-( ) i Ml I S-( ZAli. Tolstoi Ft I$'c-omlti l)lr(tttor AVhom KuhmIiui Jtulcrs l'cnr. From the New York World. In the eyes of the ltusolftn govern ment' Tolstoi's moral and religious teacnlng are vicious. He was osten tatiously excommunicated by the synod In 1001. His political writings are openly revolutionary. His social doc trines are hostile to the authorities. Against church, state, society, laws and government he - has for meny years raised his voice in scorn and denuncia tion. Against the most cherished in stitutions of the world as - they exist today he has boen the fearloss preacher of revolt. Many very respectable peo ple outside Russia regard him as an anarchist and apostle of all that Is evil. Yet no officer of the police or the courts in any circumstances la permitted to molest him In his home at Yasnaya I'ollan.u Tim tu'".t that the K"Vcr m-nt .ventures to risk doing, In t. hope of suppressing freo Hpooin. in prosecute the publisher V some u.vur hi.rnre in modern times li the pssslon for rlKhteousiu-xs In a i u individual-commanded such unll sal respect. In .-many ways Tolsio. social Idea are Impracticable ai visionary. He has exercised no su stftntlal influence upon the laws ' customs of his contemporaries. Bi ho has prtahe the gospel of pea ., , will and of labor and Simp living, and In his Intense faith h lived a Ufa of sincerity In a way, Slir ino nrui i v. , o - j .uii ni nonnlfl not in accord f him.' If not to the mans charact. . .. .t,. i,n,aaiirahla foroe of the world opinion the cxar's government has be-. compelled to pay me rou" i...uu to respect by preserving Tolstoi again his own despotism. - TREES Mil SHRUBBERY CONTRACT LET FOR TREES AND SHRUBBERY OTHER IMPROVEMENTS GOING FOR . WARD PRICES ADVANCE ' MARCH FIRST. . ' , Contract has just been let to J. B. Pilkington, the weH-known nurseryman for ornamental shade trees arid shrubbery to,be placed throughout -Alameda Park free of expense to lot-owners. j com prehensive plan has been drafted aloTig the' most -artistic lines in which flowering hawthora trees will be used with great effect - To Elwood Wiles, the municipal street contractor, the contract has been let for cement walks and cement curbing and gutters throughout the tract This work will go forward rapidly to make way for, parking and hard-surface paving. ':C yf. ; vr. & :r v v - Work on the extension of the ) Broadway line on through Ala meda Park will start in the very near future-It is believed within 10 aays.. ue unite wora on mis pomi win dc loruicoming m a icw days. However," the present direct Broadway, service to the Park trakt this ilghtly, residence' addition but: five" minutes' "ride froth the heart of the best residence section of the East Side, where prices are double and more than double, those asked at Alameda Park at this time. . And yet Alameda Park is view property, with higher building restrictions and better improvements in course of construc tion. This is too good a snap to last Prices will advance March 1, Alameda Land Company, owners of Alameda Park, 322 Cor bett building. , . . - . ' - ,tC. .pMS - iff '4 T'.v'-?' """"" . . . . THE . OON'S F1PJAL CLEARAftC 0 z k If fVf r7-!TiOilrV A Tr uvmm i im RAINCOATS mfmpmrnm'' " V.-.--" 't'.r '.; 1 1 ' LIGHT, MEDIUM AND HEAVY WEIGHTS - OVERCOATS FOR ALL'PURPOSES . ALL ARE INCLUDED IN THE ALE , . NONE RESERVED j l.-.'V... VC-i'vv 1 .i: ' ffT, w.iy-i prs1 ifii' ssi f. - :'.-, .'.s -i.-.f a i-. .jr."' . . ; . . i- .- i-s ..:: 'ivtJ 'y.;:.t -ja: tfsh I ? O The $16.50 and $15.1)0. 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