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About The times. (Portland, Or.) 191?-19?? | View Entire Issue (Jan. 6, 1911)
Police Slover issued timely warning that the celebration held Satur
day night must strictly conform to the law in aii the grills, restaurants
and elsewhere, and that anyone becoming too bibulous would live to
Published every Saturday by THE TIM ES COMPANY, Incorporated
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regret it. From Seattle and Spokane came reports that the occa
TH E TIM ES is not responsible for any opinions expressed by correspondents sion was celebrated in a quiet and orderly manner in each of those
appearing in its columns.
How d fferent was the report from San Francisco! As the Asso
Filtered in Po«t<>ffice at P ortland, Oregon, a« second-class m utter.
ciated Press reports have it, the "lid” tilted on Christmas Eve and
A FEARLESS EXPONENT OF INDUSTRIAL PEA CE
was literally hurled aside New Year’s Eve and practically everybody
went the limit.” Oceans of wine were poured in libations upon the
SUBSCRIPTION RATES— $2.50 per year, in advance.
altars of Bacchus, and revels begun at ti p. m. were continued until fi
ADVERTISING RATES made known upon application.
o'clock Monday morning. To be sure, the spirit of carousal was not
entirely unanimous, for Supervisor Murdock, together with the min
Saturday, January 6, 1912.
isters and others, desired a “ sane” celebration. This aroused a spirit
Each man should have the right to earn his way,
opposition on the part of the saloonnien and funlovers. and Mayor
And each should have for fair day’s work a fair day’s pay, McCarthy,
bending to the will of the overwhelming majority, ruled
Each man should governed be by Justice’s right
should be “ unconfined.” Such are the facts. It is
And gain his ends by peaceful means—not dynamite.
none of Portland’s business, or that of any other city, as to hqw San
Franciscans shall conduct themselves, and inasmuch as this sort of
celebration has always been the rule in the Bay City, it probably al
ways will be.
PROGRESS OF OREGON AND PORTLAND IN 1911.
THE TIMES is earnest and outspoken. It advocates ’T ’HE PROGRESS made by Oregon and Portland in 1911 is some-
what it believes to be right, and that without fear or favor, *■ thing to be proud of. Following, THE TIMES furnishes a brief
and unencumbered by the shackles of circumstance. THE summary of the figures for 1911, as compared with 1910:
TIMES will not swerve from the path of duty, and it cannot
Flour and wheat shipments, 1910, $10,624,3.35; 1911, $13,100,869.
be purchased or compromised. THE TIMES unqualifiedly sub
Bank clearings, 1910, $517,171,867.97; 1911, $557,933,736.69.
scribes to the great principles of human liberty under the law;
Cost of buildings, 1910, $20,886,202; .1911, $19,943,187.
of equal rights in all fields of legitimate endeavor, industrial
Value of manufactures, 1910, $55,000.000; 1911, $60,000,000.
freedom and to the advancement of the great Pacific Coast.
Postoffice receipts, 1910, $925,164.52; 1911, $1,002,610.74.
Water department receipts, 1910, $643,421; 1911, $755,000.
TO THE EMPLOYER— THE TIMES will ever be open to
Ocean tonnage, 1910, 2,501,898 tons; 1911, 2,633,231 tons.
the employer of labor, that he may have, through its columns,
Population, 1910, 207,214; 1911, 230,000.
an opportunity to place the truth before the public regarding
Total number of cars handled at terminals, 1910, 399,826; 1911,
the business conditions which govern him and his environ 417.044.
ments. The co-operation of the employer and the employe are
Cost of street improvements, 1910, $4,400,000; 1911, $6,486,000.
the substantial proofs of what has made the Pacific Coast
Value of lumber shipments. 1910, $2,500,600; 1911, $2,160,000.
what it is today. Their interests are identical, are inseparable.
of telephones in use in 1910 (two companies), 40,574;
The mutual experience, foresight and confidence between the . 1911, Number
business man and the wage-earner have made and are making
Value of Oregon livestock, 1910, $68,425,400; 1911, $80,039,475.
for success. The investments of the one coupled with the efforts
Value of Oregon wool, 1910, $2,820,000; 1911, $2,500,000.
of both are solid bulwarks of present prosperity and the assur
Oregon wheat crop, 1910, $11,000,000; 1911, $13,200,000.
ances of the future. Minas these, advancement along the lines
Mineral output, 1909, $2,803,169; 1910, $4,200,546.
of industrial and commercial progress of the Pacific Coast is
Fruit crop, 1910, $6,662,500; 1911, $4,654,000.
impossible. Without this hearty co-operation, a continuance of
Hop crop. 1910, $2,594,620; 1911, $5,500,000.
the highest possible development of our agricultural, horticult
Egg output, 1910, $5,000,000; 1911, $5,250,000.
ural, timberal, mineral and other resources is out of the ques
Lumber cut, 1910, 1,750,000.000 feet; 1911, 1,500,000,000.
tion, and we must retrograde and decay.
State school census, 1910, 171,742; 1911, 180,798.
TO THE EMPLOYE.—The columns of THE TIMES will
Public school fund, 1910, $5,359,395.09; 1311, $5,589,170.12.
always be open to the employe, whether he may be an inde
Cost of city water mains, 1910, $138,964; 1911, $682,000.
P hoto co p y rig h t by H a rris
E w ing. 1911.
pendent toiler or claim affiliation with a trade organization.
visitors to the annual Rose Festival in Portland were
THE TIMES hopes that by thus affording a medium for the 50,000 Outside
in 1907, 150,000 in 1909; 200,000 in 1910; 250,000 in 1911.
interchange of opinions and by untrammeled discussion of la
1910 Portland street cars carried 63,442,906 passengers; in JOHN F. HILL, HEAD OF REPUBLICAN NATIONAL COMMITTEE
bor questions in its columns, that a better understanding will 1911, In 87,050,000.
be brought about between the employer of labor and the man
Portland school enrollment. 1910, 28,362; 1911, 32,000.
H E work of the new chairm an of the Republican national com m it
who earns his bread by the sweat of his brow. THE TIMES
Number of firemen, 1910, 251; in 1911, 332.
tee until the choice of the chairm an for the 1912 cam paign has
believes that by this method the rights of both will be con
been m ade by the presidential nominee, while responsible, is
Number of policemen, 1910, 174; in 1911, 224.
served and advanced.
principally in the way of preparation for the coming electoral
State population, 1910, 672,765; 1911, 718,000.
In the field of labor THE TIMES will champion the prin
struggle. Dr. John Frem ont Hill, who has served for nearly tw o years
Number miles of paved streets, 1910, 136.1; 1911, 226.6.
ciple of ‘equality of opportunity,” with all that it means to
as acting chairm an and has recently succeeded to the full title, will in
independent labor and to the average good citizen. This paper
the next few m onths map out the country and gather Inform ation as to
will be the staunch and undeviating friend of all honest toilers,
Actual life all around us is as fruitful, interesting and pathetic, the political situation in the various states so th at his successor may be
of all unshackled, law-abiding, sincere workers; and while and pulsates with human interest far more than do the deeds of imag able to enter upon the actual cam paign Immediately upon his selection.
Dr. H ill—he is a physician, though he has spent most of his life in the
never denying the right of workmen to organize lawfully, this inary persons in the realm of fiction. A few days ago there died at publishing
business and thus accum ulated a handsom e fortune—has been
paper will be the unyielding foe of lawless, proscriptive, Ellensburg, Wash., Nancy, the last of the royal line of Kittitas In a considerable
figure In Maine politics, h aring been governor twice.
monopolistic and exclusive labor organizations, because they dians. Some months ago, her husband, Toby, was called to the Happy
are the selfish enemies of their own class, and the common dan Hunting Grounds, and the scenes that once knew these venerable In
ger of the industrial world. Our position in this matter is un dians shall know them now no more henceforth forever. They were
mistakable, and will be maintained.
friendly to the whites, and at one time interceded with Chief Moses in
THE TIMES will at all times stand for the conservation of their
behalf, when he had planned a massacre of white settlers of the
human life and energy and character, with all their tremendous Kittitas
Valley. Toby and Nancy once were well off in lands and
potentialities; for the preservation of the community and the cattle, but little by little they were robbed of them. T. W. Farrell,
nation; for the protection of property; for the flag and its a pioneer, finds in Toby and Nancy a repetition of Darby and Joan.
glorious traditions; for the national life and honor with their Toby lost his sight several years ago, and Nancy led him about teth Design 2H . by Glenn L. Saxton. A rch itect. M inneapolis. M in n .
pregnant possibilities; for the continuance of a brave, virtuous
with a piece of rope. Sometimes they quarreled, when Nancy
and patriotic citizenship, without which no nation can be either ered
would lead old Toby to the top of a bluff and leave him, with the
truly great or really good.
warning that if he stirred, he was liable to fall to his death. After
a sufficient punishment she led him away. With their passing there
ends the life story of a nation. It is sad to contemplate, but it is all
in the evolution of human history, in which the fittest survive.
A iS 1ST A NT SECRETARY OK STATE \V. \V. HAYES delivered an
Oregon and Washington Division of the Travelers’ Protec
* * address the other day before the American Breeder«’ Association tive The
recently met and ate and talked at the Hotel Port
for thi' Advancement, of Science, in which he advocated some highly land. Association
the other speakers at the banquet board was Governor
original and not at all unreasonable suggestions. Mr. Hayes would Oswald Among
West. He said that the conditions which permitted so many
classify all the peoples of the world in a great international census, men being
are inexcusable, and without justification. In
giving each person a number in a single world series, so that the hu attempting unemployed
to solve this problem, the Governor rightly said that the
man race may become improved by scientific marriage. Mr. Hayes’ man of family
first be considered. If he is hungry and penni
classification would he along the lines both of mental aptitude and less. others are must
suffer, and that the proper plan would be the
genetic efficiency. Mr. Hayes declared that such census would de establishment of a central
or municipal labor bureau. Through
velop “ racial religion requiring the genetically efficient to produce such a concern the farmer state
and the manufacturer could get men when
families larger than the average and those less efficient to produce they needed them. Governor
West stands ready to try to solve every
families smaller than the average.”
that comes up, which is commendable—far more so than try
Following out Mr. Hayes’ plan genealogies would he joined into problem
ing to evade disagreeable questions. He believes that that nomadic
one numerical system, making it possible to trace relationships. This type
as the hobo can be eliminated in Oregon if he is caught
would prove very valuable in the tracing of heirs. Mr. Hayes’ plan during known
open season anil forced to work upon the public highways.
contemplates each person having a percentage number that could Weary the
Willies, when they found that in Oregon they would really
he averaged so as to give the family values to each person. Fuques-
to work instead of begging bread of those who are willing to
tionably the modern method of keeping alive many persons weak have
mentally or physically deformed and deficient, while humane, in a labor, would either reform or wipe Oregon off their itinerary.
sense, simply perpetuates from generation to generation imperfect
human beings, analgous to what fanners know as scrub stock, and
PER SPE C T IV E V IE W -F R O M A PHOTOGRAPH.
One matt paroled by Governor West. June 4 last, has at letist
of little or no use in the world. Our fast increasing number of insane proven
bungalow can be put on a
asylums, for instance, is proof that this is so. By the adoption of Mr. Mack was sentenced for life, for the murder of George Carter, a bar tw This
foot lot If necessary. It
Hayes’ suggestions all this lamentable condition of affairs would be tender at Grants Pass. The parents of Mack’s wife mortgaged their has enty-five
built a num ber of tim es for
done away with, and a strong and remarkable group of nations, under little home in Spokane to gain funds to defend him. The parents. a real been estate
investm ent, and the plan
the doctrine of the survival of the fittest, would people the earth after Mack’s wife and two children, put in an appearance ¡it Salem, almost has proved very
a few generations While the Hayes plan is sensible and scientific, utterly destitute. Governor West paroled Alack so that he might earn tlcal one to build. popular, also a prac
it may well be doubted whether the world is ripe for so radical a
Is a large living room across
money to pay off this mortgage, with the positive under the T here
change. We cannot do as did the Spartans, leave our old, decrepit, sufficient
o good bedrooms.
that when this was done. Alack would of his own free will S tairw ay to and the tw basem
weak and helpless in a bleak desert, there to die of starvation and standing
return to the penitentiary. Mack went out and “ made good.” With door for sam e In the ent rear,
neglect. To he sure, this seemingly heartless practice among the his
ake it very practical arrangem ent
Spartans developed a magnificent race of men and women. I'ntil the prison on December 2!*. Whatever his faults were, he is every inch T m here
nlso be a stairw ay going to
world is ready to carry out the Hayes plan for scientific mating, it a manly and worthy man. Justice should not be vindictive to such th e attic cun above
this stairw ay If one Is
must be considered I'topian. rather than otherwise.
desired, and one good sized room
as he, and while this one titan has proven that the sense of honor is could
It is probably true that the genetic efficiency plan would, as its not
lie finished In the second story
dead in some criminals, and is lamentably wanting in so many. The exterior
originator claims, “ lead to less divorce, greater temperance and bet Governor
of the house Is covered
ter morals,” and that “ raising the average efficiency of the human general practice.
w ith gray rough cast cem ent. The
race will probably also increase the number of geniuses and leaders
cem ent can be left th e natural color
or it can be given one or tw o coats
Why men and women should be extremely particular as to secur
Neil McBride is an undertaker at Venice. III. J. Lester Geers is w aterproof any color th at ow ner de
ing only the purest strains in breeding cattle, horses, sheep, dogs, an attorney.
house m akes a very con
There was a row between the two. Geers swung his sires. This
hogs. eats, dogs and poultry, and absolutely oblivious of the same im
and modern plan for a build
of fives in a neat uppercut, landing upon the nose of McBride. venient
portant good sense in the selection of a human mate, is among the bunch
ing w here the ow ner desires to have
I lie r suit, so Mi Brnle claims, is that he has lost his sense of snu II as all
unsolved problems of the century. Some day this may be done, but the
the rooms on one floor. T here ts a
not now. The unreasonable and unreasoning canons of society are It'must be pretty serious when an undertaker can't smell anything. basem
ent under the entire building
against it. and society 's voice is at present paramount.
F irst story celling height is nine feet
We had always supposed that if there was anything that would de The house is planned to be finished in
velop a keenness of sense in the olefactory nerve, it would be the un southern
pine or blrcfi, w ith birch 01
THE NEW YEAR S CELEBRATION
dertaker s business. Perhaps if McBride persists in following that m aple floors. Size 22 by 42. Cost to
of work, his sense of smell will become stimulated into action. build, exclusive of heating and plumb
“THE CELEBRATION of New Years in Portland was an exceedingly line
not. he might come to Oregon and stay in Portland awhile. ing. (1.850.
A quiet and tame affair It was in accordance with the desires of If he is could
his nose to work rightly after exploring the Cpon receipt of SI the publisher of
no small number of people that it should be so There was little of (,ump near the not city get garbage
he might get a job with Dis this paper will supply a copy of Sax
the spirit of drunken carousal which has marked the event in recent trict Attorney Cameron If incinerator,
the stench sur ton's books of plans entitled “Ameri
years, brought about, no doubt, by two reasons: First, that New rounding the affairs of the old Oregon Trust investigate
Bank and did can Dwellings." The book contains
S’ that ear's Portland
Eve proper fell on Sunday night and that Sunday is a day not then experience a revival of his sense of smell, he
new and up to date designs of
positively refuses to allow anyone to pry off the “ lid.” nosing over the recent grand jury indictments. If these might
cottages, bungalows and residences
Second, a wholesome fear of the law no doubt existed, for Chief of cure him. his case would indeed be hopeless.
coating from S1.000 to * 6.000
ROUGH CAST CEMENT BUNGALOW.