Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937, May 28, 1910, Page 6, Image 6

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To the best values obtainable for the money you have to
spend. Do vou know that we have a most excellent line
Southwestern Washington Is
Determined to Get Some
Development Association Deplores
Monopoly of State Benefits by
North and East Seattle and
Tacoma Realize Danger.
RATMON'D, Wash.. May 27. (Special.)
The Southwestern Washington Develop
ment Association announces its determi
nation to secure a fair division of the
taxes expended through the state treas
ury for good roads, exhibit advertising
and river and harbor improvements, has
declared against exclusive control of
these matters by the Xorthern and East
ern portions of the state and will at
tempt, through concerted action, to force
recognition by directing trade from this
section of the state to friendly cities.
Realizing the force of the movement,
the Seattle Chamber of Commerce sent
C. E.. Fowler to the convention. Tacoma
is represented by W. A. Summers.
Fowler asked the privilege of the floor
before the first adjournment today and
tendered the "olive branch" by saying
that all the resources at the command of
his organization were freely offered the
South westerners. Summers followed suit.
Exhibits Are AVanted.
Both envoys said they wanted perma
nent exhibits sent them for display in
their buildings.
Sam Heath disposed of the offer by
congratulating Seattle and Tacoma on
"ascertaining that the Southwest vas on
the imp. and raised a laugh by inquiring
solicitously if Spokane had sent anybody.
The report of Secretary J. E. James, of
Centra'.ia, will show that he has made a
visit to every town of any consequence
In South western Washington since the
meeting in March and that without ex
ception they have organized commercial
bodies in order to join the movement.
The association has already forced the
state government to act on state roads
numbers 5 and 42. Surveys have been
completed and money for their construc
tion made available.
Patterson in Chair.
President C. O. Gingrich, of Chehalis,
is not here. President W. J. Patterson,
of Aberdeen, is presiding. Miss Edna
Cameron, of Goldendale, the only woman
delegate, was made assistant secretary.
Raymond, the lumber metropolis of
Wi'.lapa. Harbor, is handsomely decorated
with the National colors, while the streets
are lined with banners predicting the fu
ture of that portion of Washington repre
sented by the organization.
During the afternoon two new steel
bridges were dedicated to' the public.
They span both branches of the Willapa
River and are each S5 feet in length
and cost J03.1KW each.
Committees Are Named.
The foflowing committees have been
appointed :
Resolutions Arthur Chapman, of
Goldendale; E. C. Finch, of Aberdeen;
S. M. Heath, of Hoquiam, and E. E.
Teachner, of Chehalis.
Executive committee A. B. Coff
man, of Castle Rock; K. B. Hubbard, of
Centralia; E. L. Maynard, of Elma: H.
B. Hewitt, of Hoquiam; Senator Fred
(Stewart, of Kelso; A. C. Chapman, of
Klickitat; H. J. Clarke, of Lyle; G. E.
Hubbler, of Montesano; C. C. Skates,
of Oakville; A. C. Little, of Raymond,
and J. A. Hood, of Aberdeen.
Good roads R. J. Leonard, of Castle
Rock: George Dysart, of Centralia; L.
1. Wakefield, of Elma; S. M. Heath, of
Hoquiam; George Hyatt, of Klickitat:
Tom Branton, of Lyle; C. E. Calder, of
Montesano: M. C. Welch, of Raymond
and G. N. Powell, of Aberdeen.
Louis V. Hill, president of the Great
Northern, sent a representative of the
road's publicity department to attend
the meeting. He has promised to
grant anything reasonable in tne way
of co-operation. Arrangements have
already been made to print 100,000 cir
culars pertaining exclusively to South
western Washington. ,
tioldendale After Honor.
Goldendale representatives are mak
ing a fight to take the next conven
tion away from Hoquiam, that city
having been designated for the honor
at the March meeting. The temper of
the convention setims to be to stand
by the first selection. Goldendale was
asked to retire on a promise of future
The convention will name a perma
nent rivers and harbors committee for
the purpose of exercising an influence
on both state and National legislation.
A proposition will be submitted from
Seattle asking for unity in support of
a better harbor district law.
H. W. McPhail, president of the Ray
mond Commercial Club, welcomed the
delegates. W, J. Patterson and Tom
Richardson, of the Portland Commer
cial Club, spoke.
Vmatilla Pioneers' Gathering Is At
tended by 2500 at Weston.
WESTON, Or., May 27. (Special.)
Weston entertained about 2500 people
today at the fifteenth annual reunion
of Vmatilla County pioneers. Mayor O.
C. Turner delivered the address of wel
come and the response was by J. T.
Lieuallan, president of the Pioneers"
Association. The annual address was
ably given by Judge S. A. Lovell.
Other programme features were
humorous readings by J. E. Keefe, Jr..
and Zane Lansdale, school songs and
choruses, solos by Miss Zilla Simpson
and Clark Wood and music by the
Weston Ladies' Band.
Weston won a hot hall game against
Athena, 5 to 4. after overcoming a lead
of four runs.
J. J. O'Neil, of Bttndon, is at the Lenox.
Dr. Alfred Kinney, of Astoria, is at the
M. Gorman, a hotelkeeper of Stella,
Wash., is at the Imperial.
Frank E. Graves, owner of a clothing
store at Pendleton, is at the Nortonia.
John D. Twoly, a contractor of The
Dalles, accompanied' by his wife, Is at the
Judge John S. Coke,, of Coos Bay, and
Mrs. Coke registered yesterday at the
John A. Padden, of Vancouver, Wash.,
is at the Cornelius. Mr. Padden is pro
prietor of a hotel in his citj'.
Mrs. M. E. Welch, who has the distinc
tion of being one of the few women
In which you will find the greatest possible degree of satis
faction, if you wishto make an economical clothes purchase.
Grays, browns, serges, checked and fancy effects in all
the new models.
166-170 IH1RD STREET
brokers of her city, Boston, registered
yesterday at the Seward.
J. F. Bogt, a real estate man of Seattle,
registered yesterday at the Lenox.
E. P. Harrison, of the New York Hu
mane Society, is staying at the Seward
for. a few days.
E. P. Walters, an automobile dealer of
Seattle, was one of 'yesterday's arrivals
at the Nortonia.
R. A. Booth, ex-State Senator from Lane
County, is registered at the Imperial
from Eugene.
W. H. Easter, a timberman of Tilla
mook, arrived in Portland yesterday and
registered at the Perkins.
L. R. Stinson, keeper of records and
seal for the Knights of Pythias, reg
istered at the Perkins yesterday.
L. B. Merton, a local business man, re
turned yesterday from a three weeks'
visit at Seattle and is now at the Ore
gon. B. G. Hopson', supervisor of the re
clamation service in this district, went
to Hood River yesterday for a few days'
vacation. He will return Monday.
J. J. Renouf. a prominent business
man of Montreal, after spending several
days in Portland as a guest of his sis
ter, Mrs. Lash, 392 East Stark street,
left last night for his home city.
'Shell Out, You Stingy Scalawags,'
Is Command of Preacher- Who
Attacked" City Officials.
MEDFORD. Or.. May 27. The long
heralded and self-lauded French E.
Oliver is about to pick up his skirts
and depart from Medford. His billings
gate failed to have its customary ef
fect after the first week here, when he
attacked, viciously, the City Council
and the Mayor, and later the president
of the Commercial Club, who defended
the Council from the attacks of the
At that time there were two minds
among the citizens of Medford. One
was to "request Oliver to move along,
and the other was to ignore him alto
gether. The latter policy prevailed and
it has proven efficacious.
The audiences at the big tabernacle
have dwindled - and dwindled. Where
there were at first 2000 at every meet
ing, there are now sometimes no more
than 250. The chief anxiety in the last
two weeks has been to raise money to
defray the expenses of the tabernacle
and the evangelist. A half hour of
every service is given to fiery exhor
tations to "shell out, you stingy scala
wags," interspersed with object lessons
from other v and more generous commu
nities. It was announced - by Oliver .when
the meetings began that they , would
continue a month, and longer if the re
turns, warranted it. Evidently the re
turns did not, because the meetings are
to close next Sunday, after having
lasted barely four weeks.
Roseburg Shows It Can Pave With
out Outside Aid.
ROSEBURG, Or., May 27. (Special.)
Local capitalists today purchased
half of the 140,000 Roseburg improve
ment bond issue and thus assured the
paving of over 50 blocks of streets
during the present Summer. Owing to
the low rate of interest, 4 per cent,
offered by the Council., it was impos
sible to attract bids from regular bond
houses, and for a -time it appeared as
though the improvement of the streets
would pass by default.
.Recently, . however, the municipal
body considered the advisability of so
liciting local capital, and upon acting
today with even greater success than
had been anticipated. The Clark &
Henry Construction Company, of San
Francisco, agreed, if it receives the
contract, to finance the remaining
$20,000. bonds.
Wilmeroth Heads Exchange.
MEDFORD, Or., May 27. (Special.)
Charles W. Wilmeroth, after having
twice refused to take the office, has at
last been persuaded to act as the presi
dent of the Rogue River i ruit Pro
duce Exchange. For 32 years Mr. Wil
meroth has been in the business of job
bing and marketing fruit, starting as a
boy in a Cnicago commission house.
Missouri Murderer Extradited. '
SALEM. Or., May 27. (Special.) Gov
ernor Benson today granted the requi
sition of the Governor of Missouri for
William Allen, in jail at Marshfleld, Or.,
and wanted in Missouri for killing Hank
Gibbs in that state in July, 1S97. Allen
is said to hare confessed the crime to a
fellow prisoner in the Marshfleld JaiL
The murder grew out of a quarrel over a
gambling debt of $12.
Three Delieved to' Have Per
ished in Lifeboat.
Storm Off Cape Flattery Believed to
Have Swamped Boat Found by
Tug, Drifting Helpless and
Waterlogged Off Shore. .
PORT TOWNSEND, Wash., May 27.
The tug Goliah, cruising outside
Cape Flattery, last night picked up the
gasoline launch Gracie L., near Dun
can Rocks, waterlogged and abandoned,
with the lifeboat missing.
It is believed that three men who
were taking the Gracie L. to Grays
Harbor were drowned. They were J.
M. Brachvogel. of Aberdeen, owner of
the launch, and two men whom he en
gaged at Port Townsend as crew.
The Gracie L. was built at Sequim
Bay a year ago and was 40 feet long
and 12 feet beam. She was sold a few
days ago by E. A. Odell, of Blyn, Wash.,
to Brachvogel.
At the point where the launch was
picked up the shores are steep and
there is no chance of making a land
ing. A storm raged off the cape Tues
day. Wednesday and Thursday, and if
the men took to the lifeboat they must
have perished.
Gaston Has Rose Show.
GASTON, Or., May 27. (Special.)
The 'first annual rose show was held
here yesterday, drawing large crowds
of visitors. Worthy enthusiasm was
noticeable on all sides, resulting in
a very sucessful show. Washington
County roses are now at their best.
When the tide is out the table is set
at Pacific City. , -
Current Carries Vessel Bound From
Coos Bay Out of Course.
SAN PEDRO. Cal., May 27. The
schooner Dora Bluhm, 330 tons. Captain
Oscar Johnson, out seven days from
Coos Bay for San Pedro, went ashore on
Santa Rosa island Wednesday night
and was totally wrecked. Captain
Johnson and the crew of six were saved
and brought - here by the' gasoline
schooner Santa Rosa Island today. The
Dora Bluhm was owned by the Pacifio
Trading Company, . of San Francisco,
and carried 350,000 feet of lumber for
the Golden Gate Lumber Company, of
this port.
The sea was heavy and the crew es
caped, from the Dora Bluhm with great
difficulty In the ship's boat. They lost
all their valuables and personal effects.
A heavy swell swept Alexander Winter
into the sea. Second Mate John Stevens
snared him around the shoulders with
the bight of a line and dragged him into
the boat half drowned.
The schooner broke up an hour after
she struck. The crew, without water
or provisions, struck out for the main
land. Suffering severely from thirst, hun
ger and exposure, they pulled at the oars
for 22 hours, until they were sighted by
the gasoline schooner Santa Rosa Island
last night, off the west, end of Santa
Cruz Island.
Captain Johnson attributes the wreclc
tu "'""5 norm westerly current, which
carried his vessel out of her course, the
thick fog preventing his seeing the
Belief Is That Milwaukee and" Ore
gon & Washington Will Combine
on Valuable Feeder.
CHEHALIS. Wash., May 27 (9pe-cial.)-So
active have the Oregon &
Washington Railway Company and the
Tacoma Eastern become in the matter
of a right of way for a feeder up the
Cowlitz Valley that R. w. Allen, a
right of way agent, has been stationed
in Chehalis to attend to details re
quiring his attention here with the
county officials and others.
The general presumption is that the
Milwaukee company and the Oregon &
Washington expect to build a line
jointly down the Cowlitz which shall
connect with the Tacoma & Eastern
A right of way agent of the Oregon &
Washington is authority for the state
ment that the line will strike the
Northern Pacific main line at Little
Falls, which is in Southern Lewis
County, a short- distance north of the
county line. Just where such a line
will leave the people of Toledo and
that section of tjie Cowlitz Valley Is
problematical. Some well-known citi
zens of Toledo are under the Impres
sion that the projected line will go
down Drew's Creek, in which event it
would leave Toledo to one side a dis
tance of about a mile and a half. How
ever, having built up a prosperous lit
tle city without rail connection in years
gone by, Toledo people are still hope-
ui ma ruaa wiij nit tneir town
and take the river route direct.
Recently the Weyerhaeuser Company,
which owns extensive timber tracts be
tween the present terminus of the Ta
coma & Eastern and Salkum, has
signed contracts granting to the pro
jected new line rights of way through
all its holdings on condition that it Is
built. On Klickitat Prairie, near Mos
syrock, a condemnation suit has been
started- a'gainst William Young by the
Oregon & Washington, a valuable
water right being involved. However,
this matter will. likely be settled out
of court. Condemnation suits for
right of way at Mayfield have been
started against the Mayfield estate and
the Justice holdings. Numerous con
tracts have been filed for right of way
as far down the valley as Salkum
neighborhood, the time in which the
road is' to be built beins indefinite, in
all cases but one, that of the Ham
mill holdings, in which it is stated
that a 90-day time limit for work to
begin is included.
People of Eastern Lewis County will
welcome anything in the way of rail
construction, having for years lived
in hope of something of the kind, and
for several years past having been
buoyed up with hope on account of the
various surveys made into that section
by different lines, notably the North
ern Pacific, the Oregon & Washington
the North Coast and the Milwaukee.
A railroad into Eastern Lewis County
will tap one of the richest sections of
the state and prove a valuable feeder
to the company that gets in on the
ground floor.
Mrs. Edna Watson, Long in Alaska,
Is Laid at Rest by Members of
Mount McKlnley Party.
PORT GRAHAM, Alaska, May 14.
(Special.) A dozen men stood by the
grave of Mrs. Edna Watson today while
Frank Rojec, of the Magama Mount
Leaves PORTLAND at 6 P. M.
Arrives SPOKANE Next Morning 7:30.
A Strictly High-Class Limited Train
Electric Lighted Throughout.
Fompoy on I ime
Stops at Hood River and The Dalles.
Its superior equipment will include an Observation Car, Drawing
Room and Sleeping Cars, Dining Car,' Tourist Sleeping Cars and
Free Reclining Chair Cars.
Purchase tickets and obtain all desired information at the City
Ticket Office, Third and Washington Sts., or at Union Depot.
WM. McMURRAY, General Passenger Agent, Portland, Oregon
MeKinley expedition, read the Episcopal
burial service. -Mrs. Watson was the
first white person to be buried at Port
Graham, and this was the first funeral
Mrs. Watson died on board the steamer
Tyontc at the dock here yesterday, after
months of intense suffering. She had
been keeping a boarding-house at Gla
cier, 175 miles from Port Graham, but
her condition became so serious that
she decided to go to Valdez for medical
treatment. She was brought part way
by dog team and the Tyonlc brought her
I the latter stage of her last Journey.
Yesterday afternoon Miss Van Vrenken.
a trained nurse, living at Seldovla, was
sent for. but Mrs. Watson died before
she arrived.
A grave was dug in a clump of spruce
evergreens, about half a mile up the
bay, and the little funeral cortege, in the
launch Valdez, conveyed the body to its
last resting place. Not often Is a funeral
service conducted amid such strange sur
roundings and under such strange condi
tions. Mrs. Watson came to Alaska about
1896 and has been here ever since. She
was 50 years old. Her last days were
made as comfortable as possible, but she
died without relatives or close friends
to mourn her loss.
Trout to Be Planted in Rogue.
MEDFORD. Or., May 27. (Special.)
H. C. McAllister, Master Fishwarden,
has advised tlie local Fish Protective
Association that he will bhip 500.000
eyed steelhead trout to the hatchery on
Trial Creek from . the hatchery on
Trask River, near Tillamook. The re
sulting fry will be. liberated in the
headwaters of the Rogue River.
In the Capitol at Washington and in nearly every state in the Union, investiga
tions are going on as to the reason for the increasing cost of living. Food ex
pense has become a serious problem in many, families, and a nation-wide protest
is being made against the present range of food prices.
We have not hitherto featured the economy of
ii Willi im
the price of
Ghirarielli' s
Cocoa will
be made, far
its retail price
has remained
' the same for
Evenly year. '
simply because it has so many other qualities to recommend it. But in view of
the present situation we urge upon every family to begin the use of Ghirardelli's
Cocoa. It will prove a delightful surprise to those who have never tasted this
delicious beverage, and its use will materially lower the cost of the family food,
because it is the most nutritive and satisfying of all foods.
Try it to-day. You will feel better, you will be stronger and you will need
less of other foods. It costs less than a cent a cup.
13 . Gtiirardelli Co.
Sine 1832