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THE MORXIXG OREGOXIAN, THURSDAY, AUGUST 19, 1909.
JUST SIMPLE CASE
So-Called Enemies of Policy
Cheer as Lustily as His
SPEAKS OF CONSERVATION
Forester Carries Trans-Mlsslssippl
Congress With Him and He Ex
changes Bouquets With
DEXVER. Aug. 18. GiffoixJ Plnchot.
Chief Forrester of the rnited 9tates. and
Thomas Ft Walsh, millionaire mineown
r. exchanged bon mots today before the
Trans-Mississippi Congress, and. as a
concluding note In the harmony of the
session, the delegates followed Mr. Pin
c hot's address with a round of applause
that shook the auditorium.
The so-called "enemies of Plnchotism '
said they were satisfied with the conser
vation ideas of the speaaer ana juiin-u ui
the cheering: as lusmy aa uiu iuo
Mr Walsh, In presenting Mr. Plnchot.
referred to the latter as a patriotic
young American, who, rich in his own
right, is devoting himself to the service
of his country, ana wnose raiswucs, it
th, orn onv ft Tf t hnK nf the hPL(i and
f fin hMrt In return. Mr. Plnchot
cDoke of the mine magnate as "a soldier
of the common good."
alone In the applause getting, for there
was present John B. Leeds of Colorado,
who in presenting a resolution to the
congress saw Japanese fleets swarmi
down on Washington.
Therf f nr " fULffsrested he. "let'
move the Capital to Denver, wherethe
Japanese navy won't have a chance."
Before Mr. Plnchot spoke a number
of resolutions were otrerea. jne cm
on Af lrlrnn KtK'IfP,) a rPROlUtiOn dO
manding separate statehood for the
territory, and shippers advocated
resolution asxlng that railways be no
narmltl.H tn InrriUM rates Without dU
application to the Interstate Commerce
Commission. Also there was a neman
for more Industrial schools broadcast.
acres on the Tully and Sandy roads be
set aside for a park. This was referred
to a committee consisting of Walter Sea
borg, A. B. 61osson and B. B. Merrick.
PRISON CONGRESS ELECTS
Feature of Day Is Tongue-Lashing
Given Speaker by Woman.
SEATTLE, Wash.. Aug.. 18. The con
gress of the American Prison Association
today elected the following officers:
President Amos W. Butler. Indianapolis;
vice-presidents. James A. Leonard. Mans
field. O.: Rev. D. Reed Imbrle. Hoboken,
Pa.;' General Demetrlo Castillo. Havana;
Lieutenant-Colonel A. G. Irvine. Stony
Mountain. Canada; Robert V. Ladow,
Washington. D. C; general secretary.
Joseph P. Byers. Randall's Island, X. Y. ;
financial secretary. H. H. Shirer, Colum
bus. O.; treasurer. Frederick H. Mills,
New Tork. Judge Richard R. Lands of
Havana was appointed a member of the
committee on criminal law reform.
The National Prison Physicians' Associ
ation chfse the following officers:
President. Theodore Cooke, Jr., Bal
timore: vice-presidents, John Gerin. Au
burn, N. Y.; Walter N. Thayer. Clinton,
N. Y.; secretary, Daniel Phelan, Klngs
The National chaplains chose: Presi
dent, Hev. Aloys Fish. Trenton. N. J.;
secretary. Rev. H. Cresson McHenry.
Philadelphia: treasurer. Rev. D. Reed
.Imbrle, Hoboken, Pa.
A sensational incident of the morn-
Jerome Decides Persch Not
Victim of. Financiers.
NO REDUCTION IN BAIL
In Spite of Arguments of Lawyers,
Young Broker Tells CourtNoth
ing of "Men Higher Up,
NEW TORK. Aug. 18. Donald L.
Persch, the young note broker. Indicted
for grand larceny for selling mining stock
belonging to F. Augustus Helnxe, went
back to the Tombs yesterday, accused by
District Attorney Jerome of being the
manipulator of a "simple vulgar steal."
Although urged to reveal the "man
PORTRAITS OF TWO PRINCIPAL OFFICERS OF TRANS
Save Forests, Says Pinchot.
Mr. Plnchot was given a hearty ov.
tion as he began his speech. All morn
ing he had been handshaking those
about the hall and. when he arose to
speak, deafening applause greeted him,
"That the National duty lies in the
direction of conservation there is no
doubt." he said. "I can conceive of no
higher plane of duty than that we con
serve our vast resources along the lines
of the Roosevelt policies, and to these
policies I am committed.
"It is folly for us to say there is
land In plenty and forests In plenty,
when we know that our forests are
being depleted far more swiftly than
it is possible for us to reforest. We
have forests in plenty for the present
generation and perhaps for the next,
but in the years to come there will be
famine a-plenty if we do not at this
time take the stitch In time.
"Conservation on the line laid down
by Roosevelt will not only keep our
present forests, but will give us lum
ber when we nee it most. To save
these forests now may require much
self-denial, but it will give the country
resourcus in the years to come.
Following his plea for the forests, he
urged reclamation and said It lies witn
the West to' make fertile with its own
labor the vast tracts which would
otherwise be lost. He promised the
aid of the Government in every mer
itoriou enterprise looking toward con,
Xoble Is for Conservation.
John W. Noble. ex-Secretary of the
Interior, spoke on conservation of for
erts and water rights. He said the
forest reserve laws did not contem
plate paring down the reserves by the
relinquishments or tracts lor private
settlement or for grazing where they
were needed to preserve water supply.
There was no substantial ground to
criticise the reserves as made, it be
ing admitted that they were needed to
grow timber and to preserve the soil
from being swept away. Public opinion
showed a purpose that the country's
natural resources, believed to be essen
tial to the Nation's vitality and prog
ress, should be protected from private
and particularly corporate greed and
monopoly, and controlled for the publio
elfare now and hereafter.
The benefits were National in char
acter, extending from the state where
the reserves were created to every
state along the streams which rose in
the reserves, and individual and local
community Interests could not be con
sidered at the expense of the public
good. The lesser claim on these re
sources must yield to the greater.
For All, Not for Monopolies.
It was apparent, the speaker con
tinued, that the great benefits of the
forest and water resources, if they were
ailowed to fall into the hands of indi
viduals, and particularly corporations,
would be administered fop the greatest
pecuniary gain possible to the owners.
He said that, if the National Govern
ment or the several state governments
where they had obtained similar re
serves, lightly allowed them to become
monopolized by individuals or com
binations, they would be deemed to
have abdicated the very seat of govern
ment and. after having so long pre;
tended to protect the people, would
have at last turned them over, cribbed
and penned, to their oppressors. The
very least that could be expected of the
Government would be to keep ultimate
control of all rules and regulations, so
that the ministration of the trust could
r.ot be successfully perverted.
SUBURBAN OWNERS MEET
Rose City Park Residents Sign Pe
tition to Widen Sandy Road.
At an open-air meeting of the Rose City
Park Improvement League last night,
several subjects of importance were dis
cussed. . Property owners representing 1670 acres
nlgned a petition for the widening of
Bandy Road from 60 to 80 feet for a dis
tance of 2500 feet. A move win be made
later to pave the street and construct
cement sidewalks. H. J. Blazing was ap
pointed t confer with the City Council
pvxt Friday for the purpose of urging the
completion 'of the Improvement.
Public schools for the coming season
were given considerable attention. It was
reported that there are 125 children in the
entire district for wllom there is not room
In the present school buildings. It was
voted to utilize two vacant store build
ings for publio school purposes this Win
ter. B. B. Merrick mad a motion that VA
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Thomas F. Walsh, President. If. G. Larlmore, First Vice-President.
throwing away the bal
ance of our Summer
stock. Don't kick about
the heat get into a
light-weight Suit and be
$20 2 and 3-piece
$40 3-piece Suits.. $20
$2 and $2.50 Straw
166-170 THIRD ST.
sold 80 acres on the mountain, partly im
proved, to Albert Allyn. of Morrow Coun
ty, for J3600. Chris Thoeny sold 20 acres
on Pine Creek, above Weston, to L C.
Bottorf, of Freewater, for J3000.
Ing session was a tongue-lashing ad-
mlnlsterea to rreatrit n.
New York. Prison Labor Commissioner
of that state, by a woman. In a morn
ing paper Mr. Mills had made an at
,.k nn Tnrio-a T.indsev. of Denver.
Colo., and his Ideas in the treatment of
prisoners. This morning miss -nay
Kreuger, of the Seattle Humane So
n vnnnir wnman with an aston
ishing command of language and light
ning speed in delivery, rose 10 ucmuu
Judge Lindsey. who is absent from the
i . KA h-van n nnslausrht On Mills
that brought him to his feet with a
protest against Miss Kreuger continu
ing. Rev. James C. Reed, of Walla
mnvd she be permitted to con
tinue, and the congress with one shout
told her to go on. She resumed, fac
. i. -fiiia nnd sneaking with still
greater severity, the delegates express
ing their approval at irequeiu iulci-
HARRIMAN STRIKES BLOW
(Continued From First Page.)
ht the Inauguration by the Union Pa
clflr of its through train service over the
Northern Pacific to Puget Sound points
hnrt heen abandoned indefinitely. une
only explanation obtainable at the local
Vfarriman offices yesterday for the aban
donment of this proposed service was
the announcement that it had been 1m
possible for the Harriman road to pro
cure the necessary equipment for the ser
vice. It was declared that notning or
an official nature regarding the subject
had been received from the head offices
at Chicago, and until these advice have
been received confirmation of yesterday's
rumor cannot be expected.
Sonnd Service Overlooked.
Inability of the Harriman system to s
semble extra equipment by which to op
erate a service to Puget Sound is re
garded as a lame excuse for deferring
without date the Inauguration of a pass
enger service between this city and Ta
coma and Seattle. ' Announcement that
Htll has taken a hand in the Deschutes
railroad situation and Is personally sup
plying the funds with which the Oregon
Trunk expects to build a competing line
Into Central Oregon, regardless of the
operation of the Harriman system. Is
believed to be the real reason for a post
ponement of the Union Pacific train ser
vice to Puget Sound, especially when It
has been heralded repeatedly that such
an agreement had been reached between
Hill and Harriman for the joint use by
the latter of the Northern Pacific track
to the Washington cities.
Terminal Situation Worse.
For the very same reason It Is gravely
suspected that tlie promised settlement
of the terminal situation and other points
of difference between the two rival rail
road generals, especially affecting Port
land and Its interests, has been longer de
ferred. It Is naturally to be expected
that Harriman will resent the threatened
Invasion of his long-time enemy of a ter
ritory Harriman has regarded as his ex
clusive property. Just to what extent
this resentment will be manifested Is, of
course, a matter of conjecture, but the
unofficial announcement of an indefi
nite postponement of the execution of the
Hill-Harriman compact respecting the
operation of a Seattle train service Is
regarded as exceedingly significant at
this stage of the game.
Man Falls Through Ceiling.
VALE, Or., Aug. 18. (Special.) F. B.
Browning, electrician In the employ of the
Vale Light & Water Company, was
treated to a fall - yesterday afternoon
that just missed being serious. Brown
ing was wiring a residence in the west
part of town and was at work In the
attic. The room was dark and while
groping around he lost his balance and
fell through the plastered celling, landing
on his head on the floor below. He suf
fered from a sprained ankle and a shak
Chehalln Ratifies Bonds.
CHEHALI9. Wash., Aug. 18. (Special.)
Chehalls voters yesterday again ratified
their decision of a few weeks ago, 91 to
22, in the matter of (15,000 City Hall
bonds. The former election was made
useless because of a flaw In the ordinance
passed regarding the bonds. An order for
the bonds has been made by the Security
State Bank of Chehalls and it Is expected
the work will now go ahead as riginally
higher up" and the intricate ramifications
In high finance which Persch has sug
gested from time to time, he failed ut
terly to say anything to convince Mr.
Jerome that there was any conspiracy.
Persch was charged with the larceny
of J100.000 worth of stock, which he is
alleged to have procured from the Wind
sor Trust Company, where it was placed
In good faith by A.' M. Joyce, acting for
Mr. Heinze, as collateral for a $50,000
The young man't attorney Insisted that
Perch had been victimized by wiser and
bigger men. but his client refused to
make any statement which would bear
this out. The court refused to reduce
bail from 450,000 and the prisoner entered
no plea, the case going over to Monday.
Mr. Jerome told the court that from
what he had ascertained the Windsor
Trust Company was In no way responsi
ble. The release of the securities to
Persch. he saltf, was due enteirely to the
act of an employe.
WHEAT YIELD IS UNDER
HARVESTING HALF OVER AND IS
Average at Ritiville Runs 6 51
Bnshels to Acre and in Some Lo
calities Goes Much Less.
SPOKANE, Wash., Aug. 18. (Spe
cial.) Wheat harvest Is about half
over at Ritzvllle, Adams County, and
the yield is not as good as counted upon
a month ago. E. H. Herring, who is
cutting with a combine, is making 35
bushels per acre on his farm 15 miles
south, and it Is understood the yield
over the flat is good. A. S. Newland,
four miles west. Is making about 25
bushels per acre, and says that is about
as good as there is in his vicinity. In
some localities the yield is much lighter
than 25 bushels.
In Reardan, Lincoln County, harvest
has only just been started and but very
little threshing has been done. Only
two reports have been received on the
yield, showing an average of 25 bush
els per acre, the quality being all No. 1,
At Wilson Creek about 50 per cent
of the wheat crop has been cut and 25
per cent threshed. Northeast of there
the wheat has averaged 20 bushels, but
the light crop In the southern part of
the territory will bring the average
down to 16 bushels per acre.
Harvest weather Is Ideal and nearly
all the farmers in the Harrington wheat
belt have their combined harvesters or
headers In the field caring for their
crops. Yields on Fall plowing are mak
ing 15 bushels and on Summer fal
lowed land Spring sowing yields of
from 15 to 32 bushels have been re
T. A. Heldlnger, manager for Etlers
at Spokane, Is in Portland on his vaca
tion. Hy Filers has just returned from an
extended trip to Spokane, the Puget
Sound and other places in the State of
Mr. and Mrs. A. Haussler and daugh
ter, of Kansas City, Mo., are stopping at'
the New Drexel for a few days and are
on their way to Seattle.
Mrs. E. B. Crowder and son, E. W.
Knapp, of Los Angeles, are in the city
for a short time and are staying with
relatives at 6S8 Irving street.
Charles Wanamaker, a third cousin
of John Wanamaken, the merchant
prince, has been visiting at the home
of William Lawrence, at Arleta. with
his wife. He spent several days there
and then went to McMinnville to visit
his wife's brother.
D. C. Lewis, an attorney from Bel
llnghani. Wash., who has been trans
acting business in Portland for the
past two days, says every person from
Portland who visits the fair at Seattle
should go on to Belllngham and see
the fish traps, where 200,000 fish are
being caught daily. He declares it is
a greater sight to see a fish trap
raised than all the sights of- the fair
CHICAGO, Aug. 18.-(Special.) Miss H.
M. Robblns, of Portland, is at the Great
Mount Hood Road to Resume Work.
It is announced at the offices of the
Mount Hood Railway that the construc
tion of thlB road will be resumed Im
mediately. E. P. Clarke, of Los An
geles, president of the company, and
his chief engineer, F. C. Flnkle, have
been spending several days In Portland
looking after their Interests. It is said
the company has plenty of funds to
complete the installation of its power
plant on the Sandy, and also to build
the projected line of electric railroad
from this city to Mount Hood.
Calvin Here on Pleasure Trip.
E. E. Calvin, vice-president and gen
eral manager of the Southern Pacific
system, arrived yesterday from San
Francisco in his private car. He Is ac
companied by Mrs. Calvin, and both of
them are convalescing from severe at
tacks of appendicitis. The trip is one
of pleasure only, Mr. Calvin not having
sufficiently recovered his health active
ly to resume the exacting duties of his
official position. Mr. and Mrs. Calvin
will go to Seattle today, where they
will spend a few days at the exposl-
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SUSPICION CLEARED AWAY
Husband Returns to Wife After 14
Tears, Refuting Murder.
PHILL1PSBUBG. N. J., Aug. 18. Mrs.
George Frey, who for 14 years has suf
fered under, the suspicion of her neigh
bors that she had foully done away with
her husband, is now enjoying her day of
triumph. With the long-missing husband
seated beside her, she is driving through
out the countryside, calling the farmers'
wives from their homes and exhibiting
the man for whose strange disappearance
she has snffered so much. She cries:
"Here is my husband I See, he is alive.
I did not kill him." N
After a quarrel with his wife 14 years
ago, Frey ran away and went to Chi
cago, where he says he has since accu-
mulated a modest fortune as a building
Following his disappearance ugly ru
mors spread, and scores of suspecting
residents of this vicinity went to the
Frey farm, turned over every square
foot of It and searched every nook and
corner for his body. Although it was not
found, Mrs. Frey continued to rest under
the suspicion of her neighbors, and had
been practically ostracized until the re
turn of her husband on Sunday.
Frey says he has come back to take
his wife to Illinois with him, but she has
replied that she has lost all love for him.
and that another man Is desirous of
making her his wife. But she is enter
taining Frey in her home as a guest and
using him to refute the rumors concern
ing her. She states that she will give her
husband another chance to win her love,
and that If he fails she will obtain a di
vorce and marry the other man.
Scaffold Breaks; Two Fall.
HILLSBORO, Or.. Aug. 18. (Special.)
A scaffold gave way from the second
story of the new publio eohool annex
today, precipitating M. S. Holland, the
contractor, and a carpenter by the
name of Henry Doughty to the ground,
about 25 feet. Doughty suffered a bro
ken arm and a badly lacerated face and
head, while Holland was practically un
injured. The scaffolding was not se
Many Cows Sold.
HILLSBORO, Or., Aug. 18. (Special.)
The largest dairy sale ever recorded
in Washington County took place here
today, when H. Strycker. a Columbia
River dairyman, sold over 100 head of
dairy oows. Buyers were here from
Idaho, one man buying over a carload.
The cows brought from $30 to $50 each.
Barrett Is Xow Delegate.
SALEM, Or., Aug. 18. (Special.)
Governor Benson today appointed John
Barrett delegate from Oregon to the
Trans-Misslssippl Congress In sessior
at Denver. The appointment was madr
by wire to Denver.
HUME'S MONOPOLY ENDED
Anybody Can Catch Salmon Xow la
Rogue River, Says Court.
MARSHFIELD, Or Aug. 18. (Spe
cial.) Attorneys have returned from
Wedderburn, in Curry County, where
they went to take part in a lawsuit In
volving the fishing rights on Rogue
River. Twelve men who were employed
by the Union Fisheries Company, fish
ing for salmon, were arrested for tres
pastng on the tidelands of the estate of
the late R. D. Hume.
Herbert Hume holds a lease for the
fishing right from the estate, and his
manager, John Hume, complained that
the employes of the Union Company
were drawing up their nets on the
Hume land. The estate owns 12 miles
upon each side of the river, and the
company has to load the fish in boats
anchored in the river. It is asserted
they had been lately trespassed and
the arrest followed. The fishermen
were taken before Judge Daly and dis.
charged, the court holding that the
Hume lease was not good.
R. D. Hume during his life succeeded
in keeping all others from catching
salmon In the Rogue River.
Mountain Land Bought.
WESTON", Or., Aug. 18. (Special.)
Real estate dealers report an increas
ing Inquiry for mountain land in
this vicinity. Two deals were com
pleted this week. B. F. Barklov
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