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MORXIXG OREGOXlAy TUESDAY, JULY 18. 19U.
RIVER AND HARBOR
WORK GOES APACE
Major Morrow Makes Report
of Projects in Pacific"
COAST HARBORS DEEPER
r.mplymrnl of Day I-ahnr on OHIo
Canal Mel Apprwal of Govern
ment EnjrlneeT Vpper Ww
Is In Hotter Share.
Notm Important advenrement in
nearly erery pert of the first district,
which Includes the Crater Lake Na
tional Tar, tha Columbia Blwr and
Ita tributaries ahova the mouth of tha
Willamette, and the rlrers and har
bor of Tillamook and Pluslsw. MJor
J J Morrow. Corpa of Er.alr.eers. L. S.
A. last nlrht forwarnd hla annual
rport to Wsshlnaton throuah tha
OoTrnmnt office In I'ortland.
Of special Importance waa tha suc
cess nemir.tered In tha emplovment or
hlrad labor on tha Celllo. Canal. a.
laraa portion of tha construction worlc
was dona entirely ot niri ". - -
total espense. for both men and equip
ments, of 4M M. Major Morrow
able funds In furthar construction by
this mathod nvt year.
Cauahren. Winters. Smith Com
pany completed about !. fet oT
canal with tha adaption of tha con
crata ltnln of tha canal section In
permeable material. Tha contract fur
r.morlnr 'oca from tha submersed
r..f. near tha mouth of tha canal at Bl
Knd- waa lot to Robert WehefleM. Tha
contract ttma eipired In May. but an
extension ha been (tranted and th
work will ba complrtad durlns; tha
lat low watar season.
On tha plla-Iilo project tha
Mat. rortsa- Road h been esfnded.
and Tha Pslles has been Its waatern
terminus stnca April.
OhiuIIIc reallj Improved.
On tha Coqullla Rlvar. tha Jetties
ara In s;ool condition and tha antranca
channel has bean malntalnad at not
lass than faat at low tlda. A "
scow aparatln nar Bandon. by hlraa
labor, has removed ISO snas at a
cost of IS.ITI T. Tha river Is now
practically cleared of snaars. A new
romblnad inaf and drill scow has been
eomplatad stnca last Fall at a cost of
$il. and Is now at work blaatlne;
rork on tha Cooullla Rlvar. Tha scow
was constractad at North Band by
Kri Banks last Kail.
Tha dradsa Oron beran work on
Juna 1 on tha Pandnn shoal and has
removed about !. cubic yards of
material. U)or Morrow bellevrs that
th- entire projact will ba eomplatad by
nevt November, opanlnc navigation
far as !S mil's, to Coo,ullla.
Ktnv dredatne operation wara
?o carnd on at Cooa Bay up to Juna
3 when tne dredc lron was takan
to the Cmjulle projact. Twenty-five
raw pontoons wara built to sTlvo a
lFI.r plr!'ne and a total of about
!V11 ruMr yards of malarial ra
atd llnit a channel up tha bay as
f.r a. trie A. Smith mill above
lrhnM. at least ! feet wide, with
controtltnc ovpth of 17 feet at mean
)o water. Plans ara beln prepared
at Washlnaton fr a saa-"lnK hf
drin'.i. draoa-a for service at Coos Bay
entrame. which will ba ready within,
Co Channel Ivcpcnetl.
On tha Coo, River a snaer scow and
dretce were oprated up to last No
vember, r-movlnc Iars;a and J3
small snass. Tarenty-lwo hundred
ruble yards of msterUI wera remove.!
from the Island shoal on the aoutli
fork, and tha channel on tha north
fork was fredBd below AlleKhaney for
feat. Tha cloaa of tha operation
on tha Cooa River left It channel In
excellent ondltluii. trlvlac a total baul
of seven mile on tha Improved por
tion. , J
The steamer I'matllta and tha drertce
Wallowa, with three drill scows, have
been In operation tha ColumbU and
t tr'h.i'arlrs aNov t'ia Celllo KalTa.
this work bein dona In luae connec
tion wlta t improvamer.l on Snaka
fllver. Tha I"matllla removed consider
able rock at Momly Rapid and con
strwte.l a win dam to ronrrn
trate tha flow of water over the shoal
trravel bar after which ehe was re
moved to levlla Bend, where the chan
P wa made comparatively etralsht.
thronh the rapids, for a distance of
! feet. The TYallowa was employed
en the John r.iy rapids removlnc the
rock to a det.th of H feet at low
water, and the three drill scows were
emploved on the Snake River and the
I rnllil a rapids.
Considerable more work will ! ra
nulrtJ on the latter project to put tha
channel In ood condition. Another
season of work, however, will put
the llomly RapMs In shape for passace
of boats as any slse. while In Its pres
ent condition Its channel Is sufficient
for the present demands of navigation.
Tha total avema haul on tha river
resulting from thesa Improvement la
I'pper River Improved.
Between Vancouver. Wash, and the
aiouth of the Willamette the channel
a regarded ufriclent for all present
avode. The channel from Hayden
lslsnd to tha Washington shore car
ries a rutins depth of 11 feet at low
Work on the Snake River waa con
centrated principally on the river be
low Rlparla. since tha channel between
Rlpara and Lwlton ha malntalnad It
depth. The dam at ln Crossing Bar
waa completed, seven fact above low
water and 'e feet In lensrth. concen
trating h flow and maintaining
deeper rhannel acrosa tha bar. Other
Improvementa on different raplda wera
completed and on June t the steamer
-Twin Cities" left Lewlston at 1
'clock with a party of excursionists,
whl.b waa transferred to the Bailey
Oatsert by way of the Portage Ra,ll
WT. and landed In Portland at 1
p Thla la tha only Instance of a
one-day boat trip from Lewlston to
Portland, a distance of Ia miles.
The locks at the Cascades have been
available for passage of boats every
day during the year. In addition to
the regular work of maintenance th
lit depoalt at tha entrances of tha
canal from the freshet of 191 war
dredged clear and tha ellt sediment on
tha wall of th lock removed.
Crater Jjtkf Snrrry Made.
At the Crater Ukt National Park the
survey for a road around the erater
wa completed, with th esceptlon of
three mllea over high cliff near An
derson. Springs. Location for road
from tha present lodge of the Crater
Lak Company, oo the aouth elda Tim.
says ha Anda thla method mrf
taaaoua than lettlra contracts, becatisa
of It areater fleslMIHT. and says that
i. . w i.i..tinn in expend tha avail
'to tha antranca of tha park toward
Klamath Falls, was also finished.
Plans In the Crater Lake Park for
the coming season Include tha comple
tion of the aurvey of a road leading
around tha lake, the location of a roa
from tha crater to the eastern boundary
of the park toward Prlnevllle. a road
to the "Pinnacles" and development of
more detail In the face of the "Watch
man. Improvement on the Bluslaw during
the past yaar have been conducted by
the Port of Sluslsw. a municipal cor
poration authorised by the oovernment
to assist In the construction of Jetties.
The Port of Tillamook has also carried
on aetlve work on Tillamook Bay and
bar which resulted In maintaining tha
projected depth of feet at ordinary
high water In the channel between the
Bay Cttv and Tillamook. At this place
tha total average haul, rlvar and ocean,
for all article except lmber la now 180
mile: for lumber. miles.
The total expenditure for Improve
ments on river and harbor In the
Flrvt restrict for the past flacal year
has been l90.K 7.
FRUIT CROP TO BE BIG
ponnERx ir.no has pros-
rfXT FOR BCMPKR YIELD.
Second Hay Cnttlna Don and Stock
Outlook for Coming Winter
Dorlarerf Very Good.
BOISE. Idsho. July 17 Preparation
are being made In the Boise Valley and
Southern Idaho a well a all fruit
section In thl state for the handling
of the bttmrar fruit crop during the
late Summer and early Fall months.
It Is now estimated by expert horti
culturist who have made an Inspec
tion of the crop that the yield will
be larger than It waa last year and a
better variety. They declare that al
most twice the choice fruit of thla
section will be hlpped thla year over
the amount hlpped last. The' fruit
la beyond any possible dsnger of dam
age. Frost did little harm while the
unusual amount of rainfall proTed a
great boon to the forming fruit.
The New Plymouth Fruitgrowers'
T'nlon has contracted for one of tha
largest frultpacklng house erected In
thl state, a two-tory. 40xl00-foot
building, modern In every respect and
to be erected for the handling of thl
year crop. The capacity of the pack
ing plant will be two car per day. al
though thl will be Increased a the
season advance. New riymouth la
the site of the plant. This town Is In
the heart of the famous Payette al
ley. Leet year thla association handled
1 car of fnilt and thl Fall expect
to park twice that amount.
New Plymouth boasts of a genuine
Irrigation wliaard In the person of
Walter Burke, who ba the manage
ment of a ioo-acre orchard four mile
southeast of that town. Tha land on
which the orchard stand la exceed
ingly uneven and I without n doubt
one of the mot difficult tract being
Irrigated In Southern Idaho. There la
not a missing tree In the entire J00
acres and a test on one of them re
vealed the startling fact that It waa
growing at the rapid and marveloua
rate of a half Inch per day. From June
13 to July 11 thl tree grew 1S Inchea
by actual measurement. This 1 prob
ably a record growth for the North
west. While the fruit condition never
looked better In the southern part
of thla slate, the prospect for a bump
er hay and grain crop are a good.
Iry farmers will have one of the Urg
es! crop In the history of the coun
try, due to the lata rain. The outh
matern and eaatern part of tha tate
la favored In thl respect. There I
double the amount of land dry farmed
thl year than there wa lat and many
experienced rancher taking advantage
of tha late Spring and the promising
rain planted late grain crop that
will net them big returna thla Fall.
Th aecond cutting of hay ha been
completed In all section of th tte
and from the blr yield the tock feed
ing condition In thl tale this W In
ter will be tha very beet. Alfalfa In
particular I bearing exceptionally
heavy. It I not at all unusual for
the atand of this hay to measure over
seven feet. In fact. In many aectlon
It haa gone as high a eight feet.
FATHER WANTS DEED BACK
A. C. Cahlll. 7. Ask Conrt to Nul
lify Transfer to Son.
Jud Kavsnaugh will give a de
rision tomi.rrow morning In the case
of A. C. Cr.Mil against Leroy C. Ca
hlll. In which a father la seeking to
have declared null and void an agree
ment rntere.l Into with he son.
T!ie eloer CshlM. ''2 years of age.
asserts that he ess coerced Into sign
In a rontrart. by the terms of which
he s to deed his property to the
joung man and place the deed In es
crow until his deatn In consideration
of the young man providing him a
home for the remainder of his life.
Tl.e proper! v Involve.; Is seres In
MarysvlUa aKl'lon to tl:e City of Port
land, pear 1-enle.
On tha stand yesterday the elder
Cahlll swore that we elgned the con
tract rather than submit to a verbal
drilling" which he had Buffered at
the han -s of hi ion on ech Of tha
iwo nights previous. The young man.
he testified, wss a special deputy sher
iff and carnea a -
The teetlmony showed that Leroy
Cahlll and his wife had come from
California to live with th old man
following the death of Mr. Cahlll. 8r,
,0 Undeveloped that tha contract wa
signed March of thl year- and the
following dav the old man left hla
itome and. after conultlng another
on. Bert, to whom he wlehe to give
some of bis proper!-, went to Attor
ney W. A. Leet. The agreement called
for an outright deed for part of tha
property and provided that tha on wa
to pay " ae and other expenses of
theet and be given a first lien for
The elder Cahlll ald that ha had
agreed to deed Leroy part of the prop
erty in consideration of the younger
man and his wife living with him but
objected to the clause relating to tha
remainder of the acreage.
STOCK ACTORS MARRIED
Spokane Girl Leave California
Company to Mate In E-
SPOKANE. Wash- July 17. Special.)
Miss Nellie McKetlar. a popular Spo
kane girl and well-known actress, and
Ceorge McQuarrte. a former etoek com
pany favorite, with the Jessie Shir
ley Company, were married Bunday In
New Tork Oty.
New of the marriage was received
thl morr!n by Hugh MeKellar. of
the Bpokana Cycle Supply Company, a
brother of th. bride. Miss MeKellar
waa with the Jeasle Shirley Stork
Company for a short engagement.
j4,t,r h appeared with McQuarrla on
tho Pantage circuit.
Our In the Inst seaaon McQuarrla haa
been with the Poll Stock Company, of
Waterbury. Conn, and Miss MeKellar
has been In stock la California. Tha
bride went Eaat July 1. and th mar
riage occurred Bunda
TO n BRIDGE
Noted Engineer to Discuss
Broadway Span With
GRAVEL BEDS VIEWED
Builder Insporf" Work 4 5 Fee Be
low Wafer Level Caissons to
Bo Sonic Only SS Feet
Entailing Big- Saving.
A special meeting of the bridge com
mittee of the Executive Board will ba
held at the City Hall Saturday morn
ing whan Ralph Modjeskl. engineer of
the Broadway bridge, will take up
with the committeemen contemplated
minor change In the new steel trnc
ture. Mr. Modjeskl arrived In Portland yes
terday, from Chicago, and went at once
to Inspect the work of sinking the
Ralph Modjeekl. Broadway
Bridge Engineer. Who In
spected Work eaterday.
caissons, which I now In progress on
the Kast Side. Me examined the
cement gravel 4S feet below the water
level, and will go down and look at It
again Saturday, he says, sfter the
workmen clean up the Interior of the
caisson. Engineer Modjeskl believes It
will not be necessary to sink the cais
son deeper than it feet instead of SO
feet aa called for in the original plans.
The reduction of 18 feet on eacn cais
son will save the city 114 a cubic yard,
the cost of sinking the big steel cylin
der and filling it with cement.
Depth la Overestimated.
Somehow." said Mr. Modjeskl. "the
men who do the preliminary boring
get the depth of the gravel greater
than It really Is. and when wc come
to sink the caisson we usually find
we don't have to put them down so
deep. I don't know why this Is un
less It Is because the Joints of the sec
tion overlap as they are driven down,
and cause the men to estimate a
greater depth than they really have.
"I will take thla subject up with the
bridge committee, and also the ques
tion of putting In an entrance to the
new bridge from Crosby street. The
property-owners have taken up this
question, and are uulte anxious that
an entrance to the bridge be provided
at this point.
Break In Wall Needed.
"The original plana call for retaining
walls on ea-h side of the approach on
th East Side, where It goe through
a cut which will be msde for It. If
this retaining wall were built as now
contemplated It would close Crosby
street. It would be ridiculous to extend
the brldae approach Into Crosby street
to the west of the bridge, as the street
runs only a short distance before strik
ing the blulT. But to extend the ap
proach Into Crosby street to the east
would he practicable. It will cost the
city considerable more money, however.
To do It a break must be made In the
retslnlng wsll to the east, and the wall
extended along each side of Crosby
street, as the property owners do not
went tlielr property to slope down to
the brlilce grade.
"Another question I whether th city
I to furnish II own trolley pole and
tracks, and lay them, leasing them to
the railway companies who operate over
the pew bridge, or whether It is to per
mit the rallwsy company to lay them.
The streetcar company took up with me
the technical matters about curves, snd
also the question of moving the tracks
from Seventh street.
Car to I" so Inalde.
"It Is planned to give room on the
outside of tb bridge for slow-moving
t raffle and to give the streetcara and
automobile th Inside of the bridge.
"One difficulty we will have to meet Is
th width of tha car to be operated by
tha Mount Hood Railway Power Com
pany. I am told they are to operate 10
foot cars. The ordinary Pullman 1a only
Dine feet six Inches wide. We have al
lowed 18 feet six Inche between curb
for th alow-moving traffic, and 19 faet
six lnohee between guard rail for th
ears. It appear that thl will probably
be Insufficient, and the plan may have
to be modified- on account of the wide
ear which are to ba used by the Mount
"For the West Side approsch the con
crete pile are now being moulded and
allowed to et. As oon as they have
dried ufflclently they will be driven."
MUCH PAVING IS LAID
Vancouver Haa Active Year in $1,
000,000 City Improvements.
VANCOUVER. Wash.. July 17. Spe
Clal Vancouver treeta are now be
ing' paved and the city thla Summer
will expend f 100.000 In similar improve-
HaHataf. . s.
There are many treeta In thl city
which hara been left unlmproyed from
year to year, never even having had a
Idewalk. but now that the growth of
the commonwealth demands Matter
walks, sidewalks are belrxr laid and
the best of bltullthlc hard-surface
pavement Is being laid.
Nearly $100,000 will be spent at th
State School for the Blind and for the
Deaf thla year, an appropriation hav
ing been made by the last Legislature.
Th railroad compajiy l making- many
Improvements and the city la to build
a City Hall to cot $50,000. besides a
trunk sewer. There are many brick
block under construction and there ia
a general air of prosperity In Vancou
ver, work being done and planned
for thl year will amount to at least
WRECK PREVENTION AIM
Interstate Commerce Men Besln In
quiry Into Oregon Trunk Craeli.
Interstate Commerce Inspectors have
started an Inquiry Into the causes of
the wreck of the Oregon Trunk Rail
way last Monday in which seven lives
were lost, their activity being In ac
cordance with the Federal statute en
acted May 6. 1901. authorising Investi
gations of all railroad accidents' In
which one or more persons are killed.
T. C. Hays and G. B. Winter, reg
ular operatives for the Interstate Com
merce Commission, have been detailed
on the case, and yesterday took up
their Investigations in this city.
The object of the federal Investiga
tion is not to make criminal action
against the responsible partlea possi
ble, but to learn the causea of tha
disaster so that recommendations may
be made that may prevent a repeti
tion of the accident.
The new law went Into effect July 1
and this is the first case In the North
west and the second In the United
States to undergo Federal investiga
tion. The first wss the wreck on tha
New Haven road which occurred on
the asms day. as the Oregon Trunk
Winter and Hayes are regularly em
ployed by the commission for Inspec
tion work and were away on another
detail when the Oregon Trank wreck
occurred. They did not take np the
investigation until a few day ago.
SHERIDAN WALNUTS THRIVE
Oregon Agricultural College Profes
sors Inspect Orchards.
SHERIDAN". Or- July 17. (Special.)
A. B. Cord ley. Dean of -the Oregon
Agricultural College. Professor J. A.
Bexell, Professor C. I. Lewis and H.
K. Sargent of Portland were in Sheri
dan yesterday to inspect their fruit
lands, which are in The Hylands, Sher
idan's famou fruit district.
Franquette walnut trees, one year
old and grafted on black California
two-year-old roots, planted in March.
110. have made a remarkable growth
on the red hills of the Sheridan coun
try where the professors' holdings ara
Following an examination.' Professor
Cordley said that the treea have made
a growth of over 30 Inches since early
Spring, this year.
The Churchill-Matthew Co. of Port
land has recently sold in G and 10-acre
tract an 800-acre tract of walnuts
and cherrle adjoining the city.
H. B. Miller. President of the Hyland
Fruit Growers" Association of Sheri
dan, has called a meeting of the as
sociation for August, when a dlscus
elon of walnut and cherry culture in
the Sheridan country will take place.
PORTLAND'S GAIN BEST
Postal Increase, 17.1 Per Cent, Is
. Biggest In Northwest.
In the report covering the postal re
ceipts of tbe principal cities and towns
In the Pacific Northwest ror tne ear
closing June SO. Portland shows the larg
est gain of any or tne larger ernes m
this section. This city's receipts for
V- .1. n.nnh. r.t 1911 wei0 X9K7.0&L a
; tiAj "V IT 1 ier rent over
piu vi v. - - -
those for the corresponding period of
1M0. The showing-tor me same penuu
last year was $?98. 833. or the Insignifi
cant Increase of $2180. Salem. Boise and
North Yakima all have large increases.
That for Salem Is $14,036. or 28.1 per
cent. The list of Increases in the lead
ing Northwest cities is:
Dai, it ft punt Increase over the
HVI , ..0 f .
preceding year; Billings, 4.3; Helena.
11:' Portland, li.i: sniem. nening-
ham, 3.3: Everett. 9.7: North Yakima,
1X.2; Seattle. 2: Spokane. 6.1: Tacoms,
2.2, and Walla Walla, 4.8.
REWARD RECOVERS BODY
Friends of Drowned Italian Pay
Man to Drag River. -
VANCOUVER. Wash., July 17. (Spe
cial.) Tempted by a reward of $100
offered by Italian comrades of Frank
Caro, 35 years old. who died In the
Columbia Hlver near Fisher's Landing
yesterday. Jack Gustafson did not work
at his Job today, but made an effort to
recover the body.
With three big sturgeon fishhooks,
Gustafson made a grappling hook, tied
It to a rope and threw It into the river.
The first throw caught the body and It
was pulled to shore. The reward wa
PCa'ro had worked at the quarry two
month and went to the river yester
day to take a bath. There was no
water In the man' lungs, leading Coro
ner Knapp to the belief that he died of
COAL LEDGE DISCOVERED
Molalla Man Find Apparently Big
Deposit on Farm,
ttt-"it J'l'I'T Or . Jnlv 17. (Spe
elal.) A ledge of coal three feet
thick, and which is believed to ex
tend through a large hllU has been
found on a farm near Molalla. The
finder brought ereral amples of the
coal to the office of Clyde McCrea In
thl city, but askea xnai ms n...
wtthheld until he Is certain that he wll
derive the benefit from his discovery.
m j- tutu luatr to the coal.
but it Is considered as good. If not
better, than muon oi inai
Albert 'V. Allen We at Astoria,
ASTORIA, Or.. July IT. (Special. )
Albert V. Allen, who for many '"
wa one of Astoria leading merchants,
died Saturday night of paralysis. He
was born at Tort Moultrie. S ..
Auguest 10, 152. He was a son of the
late Lieutenant-Colonel Harvey A.
. , . a , . aainr1 aV ft 111) TV. U. S A.
and in .1885 c.rr vrfth hi. paren via
the Isthmus or " .J
In 1880 Mr. Allen started In the general
mercantile business In thl city. Mr.
Allen wa. married to Mis. Elisabeth
. . . . tnrflnn. July 31,
188L She .urvlve. him. The deceased
-also Is survived by one .
ton B. Allen, of this city, and four sons,
John T.. Albert V. Jr.. and Anson G.
Allen, of thl. city, and Harvey A, Allen,
of Ban Francisco.
norse's Kick Kills Boy.
, tj.v. 17. (Spe-
cll.)-0.car Olson, .on of Mr and
Mrs. Carl Olson. i V"" ,... St
chard tracts, died yesterday In the St.
tune, received two weeks , ago Young
draughtTerse, The child was uncon
.clou. from the time of receiving tha
Injury to hla death.
MERRITT SEES WIFE
Prisoner's Pathetic Plea Al
lowed by Officers.
WOMAN THOUGHT DYING
Husband Begs That He Be Permit
ted to Remain by His Spouse's
Side, but . He Is Returned
to Llnnton RockpUe.
'Moved to pity by the tearful pleas of
Jesse Merritt. officers at the City Jail
arranged yesterday an interview be
tween the man and his dying wue i
the Countv Poor Farm, whom he broke
jail to see. Merritt. utterly shaken by
the debauch, which followed his nreas.
for liberty at the Linnton rockpile. two
weeks ago, wept continuously In the
cell to which he was returned after
being recaptured by Deputy Sheriff
Hunter on a nocturnal visit to his
wife's refuge, early Sunday.
"My poor wife," he moaned. "They
are going to lock me up and I shall
never see her again."
It was granted that Merritt might
go to the Poor Farm, but as -he had no
money to provide a conveyance. Pa
trolman Sims proffered his motorcycle
and Merritt rode In that way, seated
behind the driver.
The scene when husband and wife
met was pathetic. The woman extend
ed a wasted hand and arm and smiled
languidly as she murmured. "Hello.
Jesse." Merritt broke down completely
and begged her to add her request to
his. that he be made a trusty to work
at the Poor Farm during the woman's
few remaining days of life.
Mrs. Merritt smiled sadly as she re
plied from the depths of a bitter ex
perience: "I am afraid that you would Just go
and get drunk again. Jesse."
It becoming evident that the inter
view was weakening the patient, Mer
ritt was taken back to the Jail.
"Let me go back." he begged of Ser
geant Riley. "You can put a ball and
chain on me, but let me stay near her
till she dies." The man was reminded
that no prisoner had received more
sympathy and consideration than he.
and that his craving for liquor had led
him to break faith with the police and
the court. His pleadings were Ignored
and he returned to the rockpile yes
terday. Merritt was arrested three times in
three days for beinc; drunk. Twice he
was given another opportunity out of
regara for the condition of his wife.
The third time he received the maxi
mum penalty. Two weeks ago. in com
pany with two others, he scaled the
walls of the rockpile canyon and es
caped the guards. Ho hid in the woods,
waiting for an opportunity to visit Ills
wife, until Saturday night, when ho
attempted to break into the Poor Farm
hospital. Mrs. Merritt is suffering
Two sons, one of them onl 14 years
old. are supporting themselves in the
NATIVE OF OREGON COVXTRY
BURIED AT WASHOIGAL.
Taughter of Cascade Indian Chief
Survived by Six Children Hus
band Died 2 7 Years Ago.
WASHOUGAL, Wash., July 17.-Spe-
clal.) Mrs. Betsey Ough. aged 93. died
here today at her son's home. She was
a daughter of an Indian chief ot the
Cascade Indians, a tribe or the Chinook?.
Her maiden name was Schley hoos.
She was born In 1S12, and at the age of
W, was married to Richard Ough, an
Englishman, who came here as the boat-
main of the Beaver, an isngnsn man-or
war.. He was an officer with the Hudson
Bay Company, also at the time of his
She was the mother of 31 children. Six
of whom survive as follows: Mrs. Sarah
Pambrous, Benjamine J. Ough and John
Ough, all of Washougal: Mrs. urace m.
Latourelle and Frederick Ough. of La
tourelle. Or., and Mrs. Mary Sweeney,
living In California.
After her marriage she lived for a
time In the Tualatin Valley In washing-
ton County. Oregon, From there she
moved northeast of Portland about six
miles to the Dufer district, and in 1552
they moved across the Columbia Klver
and settled in this part of Clark Coun
ty, where she resided until her death.
There were only three families here
when she settled here 69 years ago on a
donation land claim. The land claim
covered most of the present townslte of
Washougal, and extended for a mile ana
a quarter along the Columbia River. The
name of Ouch and the Ough homestead
were well known In the early days, and
many travelers in this section who had
occasion to pass up or down the Colum
bia River enjoyed the hospitality of
Betsy Ough. She died surrounded by
her children and grandchildren.
Tha funeral service was conducted here
today at the home of Mr. na airs, jonn
Ough. byRev. C. F. Clapp, D. D.. and
hnrinl was in the Washougal Cemetery.
by the grave of her husband, who died 27
INDIAN SLAYER ARRESTED
Prim Weeks Submits Peaceably to
Capture at Klamath Falls.
KLAMATH FALLS. July 17. (Spe
cial ) Prim Weeks, the Klamath In
dian, who on July 3 shot and wounded
Allle Harding, the latter dying three
days later from blood poisoning, was
. vi.moih Falls Saturday
DrOUKHL i ........
and will be taken to Portland, where
he must face a cnarge oi i""'"'
... i . . ,o resistance when ar
rested by Indian Policeman Abraham
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