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THE MOKMSQ OKEBO.MAS, TJftUKSUAY, AUiiUST gl, ltflS
REMAIN ON FARMS
End of Homestead Resident
Requirements Also Urged
on Development League.
gatlon of Ideas favoring the series of
outrages that had recently taken plc
at Fort Stevens ai on a par
encouraging anarchy by an unqualified
Indorsement of it.
One of the errors of the Socialist
press consists In the Idea that Con
man was tried by a court of officers
appointed by the, colonel, whereas, as
a matter of fact, the officers in ques
tion were chosen by General Murray.
Coffman had the privlledge. If circum
stances warranted, to eliminate the
entire court and have another substi
One of the local Socialist papers is
carrying on a mod-slinging campaign
against all the officers at Fort Stevens.
Copies of these articles, it Is reported,
SESSIONS TO END TONIGHT
KAXSAS CITY MAN JOINS FAC
t vlty of state a ytrz
TI K A l, COLLEGE.
William Hanley Likely to Be Re
elected President of Central
Oregon Organization Bend
After "ext Sleeting.
KLAiLATH FALLS. Or., Aug. 20.
fSneciaXI Recommendations that sons
of farmers in Oregon be persuaded to
stay on the farms rather than In
experienced city men be urged to take
up farming and abolishment of resi
dent requirements of the homestead act
were features of speeches made at to
day's session of the Central Oregon
Development League. .
Dr Wlthycombe. speaking on Mow
to Make the Farm Attractive." said
there are 45,000 sons of farmers in
the state who should stay on the farms
Tather than be replaced by men from
cities who had no knowledge of the
He said the slogan should be Stay
on the farm," rather than "Back to
A. W. Orton, of Portland, In his ad
dress on the land laws, named several
proposed modifications, the most Im
portant of which was the idea of doing
away with the resident requirements
McMnrray Eneonragea Leimie,
A letter from William McMurray gen
eral passenger agent of the O.-W. R.
V lines, waa read before the con
vention, encouraging the delegates and
explaining that he was unable to at
tnrt In nerson. An address on the
state game laws was delivered during
the day bv Game warden riniey De
fore the Klamath Falls Sportsmen's
Th re-election of 'William Hanley
of Burns, as president, seems likely,
and J. W. Brewer, it is said probably
will be elected secretary. Bend is mat
lng a fight for the next convention and
oractically all delegates Irom mat ii
rectlon are giving that town their
Session Will End Tonight.
Tomorrow's sessions will be taken up
with farmers' Institutes, women's
club meetings and an auto tour over
the irrigated district, with dinner at
Merrill, where 250 plates will oe pre
pared. The convention win come to i
close at the evening session.
Chairmen of the committees are: Cre
dentlals. C. H. Leonard Burns; resolu
tions. E. R. Hlll.of Lapine: legislation,
Vernon A. Forbes, of Bend; good roads.
M. A. Lynch, of Redmond: programme,
Phil Bates, of Portland.
Mrs. Birden GambolL Mrs. Don J.
Zumwalt and Miss Clara Foster sang
several solos during tonight's session,
and J. W. Brewer, of Portland, was
LADDER DROPS INSTRUCTOR
Dean yof Music t Willamette Has
SALEM. Or- Aug. 20. (Special.
Frederick Mendenhall. dean of the
Willamette University College of Mu
sic. was not In a musical frame of mind
tonight.' Two untoward Incidents of
the past seven days had taken all the
harmony out of him.
While mountain-climbing the middle
f last week. Mr. Mendenhall took
tumble of about 100 feet down a cliff.
He was bruised, battered and cut, .but
sustained no broken bones. He came
home to recuperate and was getting
Jong as well as could be expectea,
when, seeing a curtain over a transom
awry today, he decided to straighten
it out and hied himself to the wood
shed for a ladder. This he placed
against the door beneath the transom,
and was making rapid progress in put;
ting the shade aright when the ladder
slipped on the oiled iioor. jar. Aienaen
hall came down with a crash. Hs
tinner lip was cut, his left eye was
bruised and his nose was scratched
CONTRACT FOR BRIDGE LE
A. C. T. Berry to Bnild Steel
at Cottage Grove.
PALOUSE IS RICH IN
STOCK AND DAIRIES
Whitman County Grain Crop
Will Reach 9,000,000
Bushels This Year.
ARTESIAN WATER IS USED
the state. Information was filed In the
Superior Court here today in 0 sepa
rate cases against salmon cannery
owners for violation of the child labor
law by employing children under 14
years old without permits from the
Modern Machinery Found on
Ranches Bought in Portland, and
Much of Cereal Is Purchased
by Local Brokers.
llue i. uiaocnui j.
OREGON AGRICULTURAL COL
LEGE, Aug. 20. (Special.)
Clyde I. Blanchard has been
chosen assistant professor of
stenography In the faculty of the
commercial department. Oregon
Agricultural College. After grad
uation from the Kansas City
High School. Professor Blanch
ard studied at Swarthmore Col
lege for one year and finished
his undergraduate work at Baker
University. Baldwin. Kan, re
ceiving an A. B. degree. His
commercial training was ac
quired in a year's work in Kan
sas City, a year's work in short
hand at Baker University and
graduate work In the college of
commerce at Chicago University.
He has had three years' work
in teaching commercial subjects,
in which he specialized in ste
nography. Part of this experi
ence was obtained as Instructor
of commercial subjects In the
Kansas City Y. M. C. A. For the
past year he has been head of
the commercial department of the
Ottumwa (Iowa) High School,
which position he resigns to
have been forwarded to the Judge
Advocate-General with a view of in
stituting libel proceedings against the
paper in question.
MAN'S CONFUSION FATAL
STAYTON MILI MAX, IX ACTO,
KILLED BY TRAIX.
Driver Declares Companion Put On
Brakes, Stopping Truck
Track Xear Chematra.
FX'GESE. Or,' Aug. 20. (Special.)
Contract for the construction of a new
steel bridge across the coast fork of
the Willamette at Cottage Grove was
let today to A. C. U. Berry, of Port
land, for S360O. Construction will start
immediately and the bridge finished
within 60 days. The structure, which
replaces a wooden bridge, will be ot
modern steel tyre on concrete piers.
It will consist of one 80-foot span 18
Five other bids -were received as fol
lows: Atlas Bridge Company, 84000;
Coast Bridge Company. 83500; L. N.
Roney, $3900; Ambrose Burdsal. J633S;
Milwaukee Bridge Company, J4S00.
N0TI TUNNEL PROGRESSES
Daylight Expected to Be Seen
Through 2400-Voot Cut Soon.
EUGEXE, Or.. Aug. 20. (Special.)
"Daylight" will be seen through the
2400-foot Noti tunnel on the Willam
ette Pacific Railroad 24 miles west of
Eugene within 10 days, at the present
rate of work. Only 107 feet remain
between the heads, at either of which
may be heard the drills working at the
other end. However. 290 feet of cut
remains to be completed.
When completed this tunnel will mark
the completion of the firft 30 .miles of
railroad of the Tuotiy Bros.' contract
on the new Southern Pacific branch, ;
building from Eugene to Marshfleld.
COFFMAN FACES PRISON
Soldier Who Insulted Flag Is Sen
tenced to Fort Leavenworth.
FORT STEVENS, Or- Aug. 20. (Spe
cial.) Waldo H Coffman. found guilty
of insults to the American flag, was
yesterday sentenced to one year in the
Federal prison at Fort Leavenworth
The sentence Involves a dishonorable
discharge from the Army, based on re
marks about the flag and insulting
remarks following the death of Vice
Recently a petition was filed here
through the Secretary ot war. it nao.
been forwarded to President Wilson
and signed by a great number of East
ern members of the Socialist party. It
is reported that Colonel Straub's
answer to the petition Included
evidence to the effect that the promul
SALEM. Or, Aug. 20. (Special.)
Becoming confused as a train bore
down on an auto in which he was
riding, Joseph Petzel. owner of a larg
sawmill at Stayton, was killed today,
It is said, as a result of his own mis
take. He was in an auto truck drive
by Richard Brown, of this city, whe
the northbound limited of the Orego
Electrio hit them near Chemawa.
is said tne. truck could easily hav
cleared the track at the rate 1 it was
going had not Petzel. upon observing
the train, applied the brake and
stopped the truck on the track.
The train was traveling at a rate ot
50 miles an hour, and, although the
motorman applied the brake on seeing
the truck, the train crashed Into the
vehicle. Petzel and the driver were
hurled from the machine and the auto
truck was demolished. The train soon
was brought to a standstill, and Pet
zel, who was unconscious, was taken
in an automobile to the Salem hos
pital. He died several hours later, his
skull having been crushed. Brown, al
though thrown further than his com
panion, was not even scratched. Coro
ner Clough will hold an Inquest tomor
row. Brown says that he and Petzel were
on their way to Salem when they saw
the train approaching. Petzel yelled.
"Look out, here comes a train," at the
same time pressing his Joot down on
the brake. Brown declares the truck
would have cleared the track before
the train reached the crossing had his
companion not applied the braae.
RURAL CARRIERS TO MEET
State 'Association's Convention to Be
Held at Oregon City.
OREGON CITT. Or, Aug. 20. (Spe
cliLl The Oreicon Rural Letter Car
riers' Association win noia ineir nu
annual convention in Oregon- City on
inmist 81 and September 1.
Paul E. Keyser. an attorney In the
postal service, and others are to be on
Following are the officers of the as.
sociatlon: J. H. Maxwell. Eugene,
nrealdent: Nelson E. Wllletts. Yamhill,
vice-president: W. H. Boyd, Beaverton.
secretary and treasurer. The execu
tive committee consists of Eugene B.
Cornett. Albany; William F. Eber
hard, McMinnvllle. and A. E. Peek, Mon
roe. C. W. Levte, or LorTiuim, i im
National delegate of the association.
$50 Fine Imposed.
nAT.LAS. Or, Aug. 20. (Special.)
Fred Stevenson. Tallway mail clerk, ar
-..tl last SDring in inn ciiy on i
Mntntnrv charge, pleaded guilty yes
terday in the Circuit Court of Polk
County, and was fined 850 and costs. It
ripnrlv snnercd that the act of fcteven
inn was accidental, ana iul w
merely guilty of a technical offense. In
nnnainir sentence. Judge Holmes criti
cised' the railroad companies for not
furnishing better facilities for the men
in these cars.
Injured "Woman Improving.
TjnsTTRI-RG. Or.-. Aug. 20. (Special.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Kent and three
daughters who were in the automobile
accident last nignt near oauejj trap,
on the Roseburg-Marshneld stage road,
arrived here late today, ana are siayin
at a local hotel. Although sulferln
,-nnainVrahle naln. Mrs. Kent is no
believed to be seriously injured. The
body of Mrs. Mary Holy fie Id. who was
killed when the car overturned, arrived
hr earlv this morning and win be
sent to Praia for burial tomorrow.
BT ADDISON BENNETT.
PALOUSE, Wash, Aug. 20. (Special
correspondence.) Still in the wonder
ful wheat belt of Whitman County,
till in the Palouse Country. In a small
lty which sends for 250,000 sacks of
grain, mostly wheat, each year, isear
Palouse there is a large area each
year Dut In oats, and that crop this
season Is better than tne wneai, ior
the latter crop is not harvesting quite
up to the expectations of a month ago.
when it was estimated the wnitman
County crop would amount to 9,000.000
This is a cltv of about 1500 popuia
tlon, a cleanly little place, with the
best of schools, large churches and no
saloons. The business houses all seem
to be doing a good business, but just
now the principal activities are cen
tered in the wheat fields, where the
harvest la in full blast.
One of the first things that attracted
mv attention after entering the town
was a large poster announcing that the
third annual harvest fair would oe neia
here on the first four days of October
next. This fair has come to be mostly
a stock show, which augurs well for
the country. In discussing general con
ditions hereabouts with Mr. B. M.
Schick, the Dronrletor of the Palouse
Republic, the only newspaper ot mt
town, I learned that tne settlers in mis
vicinity are turning their attention
Mt-Tv a-enerallv to dairying and hog-
ralslng. To prove mis ne cue iv
fact that 14 large barns have been built
nn np&rhv farms during the last year,
and many more will soon be erected.
The wheat-growers are changing very
raniriiv to diversified larming. wim
the dairy cow as tneir main reuanco.
Modern Machinery In Use.
On manv places as we pass along
through this section new silos can be
ei. which shows that a great chance
Is taking place. Surely when tne iarm-
r as a rule adopt the new and up-to
date methods of farming this will be a
section of great wealth, for there can
be no doubt of success in intelligent
hhandrv. The soil, water, climate
,.rl market conditions are an iavor-
Recently one of the dairymen living
near here has msiauea an oiciw..
mllliin aDoaratus. This man nas j
cows and they are making big money.
There are many other smaller and
larger herds, and as a rule tney nave
rr,nA atack. So there is a large amount
of cream shipped from here to Spokane
every day. There is aiso a m.n
creamery in town, which under good
management ought to prove a u.
The city is situated on the North
Palouse River, or creek, as you prefer
to call it. about a mile west of tnj
Idaho line. It is about 68 miles south
of Spokane. Transportation is pro
vided by three railroads, -mere are m
course a large number of grain ware
houses, about all of the Portland buy
ers having agencies here. There has
been only a load or two of wheat de
livered thus far. the principal business
r.t th. oraln-Krowers now being to get
their wheat cut and harvested and to
provide sacks for it. Tne zav.vvu
m i ahnut 230.000. which Is a ter-
rlhltt tuT on the growers. One banker
. tnnav that his bank had ad
r,,.rf 110.000 this morning for the
haaa of arrain sacks.
: i . fiAtip
There are iwg uuneiuBimo . .
mills located here, and they use a good
deal of the wheat. They make a good
grade of flour, which is used largely
in this vicinity. The mercantile estab
lishments of Palouse carry large
stocks, particularly tne naroware n
agricultural Implement dealers. And i
notice that most all of the implements
come from r-oruanu, a
the merchants buy tneir grocer, c.
mostly in Spokane. The dry goods and
notions are largely from the Portland
Dairying Is Profitable.
t nHntiinc the dairy business -I
n.rinnkrd the fact that the principal
dairyman of the section, jur. j. urn-
am. whose place is lour nmus ouui'.
of town, is milking 60 cows. He also
ships his cream to bpokane. tie nas
a large area in alfalfa, from which he
gets two good cuttings a year, and sev
eral months' pasture. And remember
this is on upland witnoui waier. air.
Graham is said to be making money
rapidly, and it Is his example that Is
leading many others to turn thoir at
tention to dairying.
Rn.akln of upland, or ary mnu.
alfalfa, reminds me that a good many
f. h hatter class of Whitman farmers
are turning tneir attention m ui
crop. The college i ru,min y
field of 160 acres seeaea iui oyrma
and several smaller patches. They do
not allow a Stand to run many years,
hnt ninw it under and Jhen seed it
again after taking off a couple of crops
of some otner grain or
ai much attention Is being' paid
to corn, particularly for ensilage. One
farmer told me he had no difficulty
whatever In getting seven or eight tons
of silage to the acre; Surely that is a
paying crop when the owner has stock
to feed it to.
Streets Are Macadamised.
Tham are two banks here, the
Security State Bank being the pioneer.
J. K. McCornack is its president. John
P. Duke its cashier, n nas a capntu oi
t;n nnn surnlus and proms oi
A rtenoslts of $288,343. It must be re
membered, however, mai xne oanas in
hi. .ortion have their deposits cut
down to the lowest cent of the year
at this time.
The National Bank of Palouse is an
,e-.Watlnn onlv about four years old.
e I I
hi', hunk and George C. Jewett cashier.
It has a capital of 850,000 and surplus
of $1626, while Its deposits amount to
$120 S05. After the harvest is sold the
deposits of the two banks will run weU
i.ika all the towns in Eastern Wash
lngton and Western Idaho that I have,
visited on this trip, and also I guess
those that I have not visited. Palouse
has achools to be proud of. Here there
are two splendid school buildings, 15
teaches are employed and a full high
.v,nni r-nurse can be taken. The
Palouse high school building is surely
a splendid structure, wen wunuy
any town of threa times the size
AGED WOODSMAN SLUGGED
Aberdeen Boy ' Arrested, for Alleged
Crime on Lonely Trail.
ABERDEEN. Wash, Aug. 20. (Spe
lal.) A. A. Bradley, an aged' woods
man, was beaten over the head and
seriously, perhaps fatally, injured late
Sunday afternoon during a quarrel in
which Frank and Earl Ross, sons of
Mrs. Margaret M. Ross, of this city,
were alleged participants. He was left
that night lying on a roadside.
Earl Ross was arrested at his home
here and Frank Ross and Forest Mar
tin, also of Aberdeen, were to have
been served with warrants In the woods
in the North River country today. As
sault and battery is charged against
the three young men. Whiie the war
rants read assault and battery, the dls.
position of the case will await the
death or recovery oi tiraaiey, wno
reported to be low because of the
severity of the injuries and his ad
Bradley was attacked while coming
down a trail alone, according to a
statement he made to neighbors, ana
was held by two young men while a
third hit him. He states his assail
ants were the Ross boys and Martin.
He Is not sure what was used as a
Delightful Luncheon Served Daily in Our Beautiful 4th Floor Tea Room
Portland Agents for Ladies Home Journal Patterns and Publications
BOY 'SHOT WILL RECOVER
Iiullet From Pistol Goes Almost
Through Body of Young Hunter.
SOUTH BEND. Or, Aug. 20. (Spe
cial.) Harvey Hess, the 14-year-oia
son of O. G. Hess, engineer at the North
Pallx Shingle Company's mill, about
two miles out of town, suffered painful
but not dangerous wounds yesterday
while out-hunting on the Satherway
place. The boy was armed with a 22
caliber pistol and had cocked the ham
mer to fire at a bira wnen it new
away. - .
While In the act or letting tne nam
mer down to apply the safety, his hand
slipped and the weapon waa discharged.
The bullet passed through the fleshy
part of his right hand, and entering the
lert sloe oi nis Douy passau
through It to the right side, where It
was subsequently extracted by the doc
tors. Though the boy was nearly five miles
from home, he walked back. It was
tm.nd that the bullet had narrowly es
caped perforating the iver and intes
tines, but as the examination proved It
had passed clear through the abdom
inal ravltv without striking a vital
RAILROAD MEN ON TOUR
Northern Pacific Officials Pay Visit
to Garfield and Palouse.
GARFIELD, Wash.. Aug! 20. (Spe
cial.) A party of 15 Northern Pacific
officials visited Garfield yesterday.
These Included L. J. Bricker.' general
Immigration agent, St. Paul, Minn.: J. L.
Dougherty, traveling immigration agent.
Chicago; J. L. Moore, traveling immi
gration agent. Billings, Mont; J. F.Fox,
traveling immigration agenu uurasu,
J. A. Jobes. traveling immigration
agent Cincinnati; S. M. McEwen. Im
migration agent, ltnoxviiie, ienn..
S. Wood, Immigration department, St.
Paul; D. E. Willard, development agent.
St. Paul; C. E. Arney, Western Im
migration agent, Spokane; A. M. Burt
superintendent of the Idaho division;
C. R. Lonergan. general agent, and M.
A. Berg, traveling passenger agent.
The visitors were taken through the
country in automobiles, and after an
hour and a half here left for Palouse.
LEWIST0N MAN DROWNED
Three Deaths by Accident Occur In
Family In as Many Years.
I.EWISTON. Idaho. Aug. 20. Three
deaths by accident In tne last tnree
years have occurred in the family of
Henry Knopes. a well-known Asotin
County sheepman. According to word
received here today, his son, aged Is
vears. was drowned near Grangeville
tat. vratnrdav afternoon while, attend
ing a drove of his father's sheep. It
appears that young Knopes was ford
ing a small lake about which the sheep
were feeding, and when about half way
across the horse stumbled, throwing
the boy upon his head.
Two years ago a smaller child of the
Nnopes family was burned to death,
and last Summer Mrs. Nnopes was
wined in a runaway accident, being
dragged beneath a big automatic raka
ROAD MAN FAVORS, SALEM
Colonel Thatcher to Appear In In
terest of Lincoln Branch.
Olds, Worttnan & King
RELIABLE MERCHANDISE RELIABLE METHODS
"S. St H."
Double itw: Trading Stamps Today
With Cash Purchases in Grocery, Bakery, Delicatessen Depts.4th Fl.
Women's $12.50 Tub Dresses at $3.98
Eponge, Voiles, Linens, Batistes, Dimities, Etc.,
Garment Dept, Second Floor Most unusual values, these when you consider the
price we've put upon these pretty Dresses win scarcely rover cos., oi imihub.
Dainty, sheer cotton voiles, -eponge and many other materials plain tailored ef
fects or attractive lace and embroidery-trimmed styles, with fine pin tucks, fancy
buttons 'etc. High or low necks and Ion? or elbow sleeves. Many of these were
marked to sell at $8.60 to $12.50. This season's models suitable CO Qfi
for afternoon and street -wear. Splendid range of sues. Choice at
All Linen Suits and Coats at fc Price
Second Floor Choose from our entire stock of Women's and Misses' Linen Suits
and Coats and pay just half regular prices. Balkan blouse and fancy stylesin all
white and popular colors. Crash and Eponge Suits and Coats U ffflCe
are also included. Excellent assortment of styles, offered at ww
Women's $ 5.00 Linen Coats, 2.50
Women's $11.75 Linen Coats, S 5.8S
Women's $10.00 Linen Suits, S 5.00
Women's $13.50 Linen Suits, S 6.75
Women's $20.00 Linen Suits, SIO.OO
Women's $28.50 Linen Suits, S14.25
Women $3s.ou jjinen oaiwi, ipi(7,j
Women's $13.75 Linen Coats, S 6.8S
Women's $17.50 Linen Coats, S 8.75
Women's $27.60 Linen Coats, 13.75
Second Floor Marquisettes, Cotton Crepes, Voiles, Madras, " C T .4-Q
Dotted Swisses, Linens, etc., in scores or attractive sijies.
High or low necks (some with soft roll collars), long or elbow LC2a29
sleeves. Trimmed with Cluny, Val., Shadow Laces, Hand Em- yT
broidery, tucks, pleated trills, lancy yoises, etc. ocores
oictc cnituh ip Tor an v ana nil uciwiuuo. a MMt, v. -" -
Center Circle, First Floor Flounc
ings, Edges and Insertions in beau
tiful patterns; allovers and corset
cover effects in dainty styles; very
finest quality swiss, nainsook and
cambric foundations, with deep,
well-worked edges. Eegu- T Q
lar 50c grades, special at --
$5.00 Wool Sweaters $3.49
Second Floor Women's and Misses' Heavy
Knit Wool Sweaters, in V-neck, roll collar
and military styles; have knit-in side pock
ets and ribbed cuffs. All sizes CO
in the lot. $5.00 grade, only
Long Crepe Kimonos $1.89
Second Floor Japanese Crepe Kimonos in
large floral designs. Dutch necks or square
styles with stitched collar. Attractively
trimmed with ribbons, laces, T CQ
etc.; Empire effects. Special P
When making purchases
alwavs get your cash
salescheck and present
same at S. & H. Stamp
booth on day of purchase
Defense Offers No Testimony!
in Referendum Case.
EARLY DECISION PROMISED
Suit to Enjoin Secretary Olcott From
Placing Workmen's Compensa
tion Act on Ballot for Re
consideration Being Heard.
Labor Violations Charged.
BF.I.UNGHAM. -Wash., Aug. 20. Fol
inwina- investigations made by State
T-abor Commissioner E. W. Olson and
w. Theresa McMahon. representing
JUm Industrial Welfare Commission of
SALEM. Or.. Aug. 30. (Special.)
-.i i iv Thatcher, advocates of the
Lincoln National Highway branch, will
be in this city Saturday in the Interest
. .,. mi.FL He has written to Sec
retary Bynon, of the club, that he
favors the proposed route through
Salem, and that earnest work will win
It for this city.
i inv vour charming common
.!.' wrltea Colonel Thatcher,
adore its people and my present effort
is a hard fight in their behalf."
Colonel Thatcher will be 4nvitd to
deliver an address ai ine wmmrui
rlH anrf will De eiaogrneiy cuki
tained while here.-
Many Kemembered in Will.
xj--srroTrcTrR. Wash.. Aug. 10. (Spe
-i-i Th. will of Alexander L. Cof
rv S2 vears old. oldest ex-Sheriff of
-M..-V. rnnntv at the time of his death,
August 8. was men ior pruu.
v... ki. hrother. T. M. Coffey. Mr.
rT annotated his brother as admin
u.w ' . , A . . .....
i..r,tnr hanueaininic ia mm uw
cash in addition to valuable land be
twee'n Camas and Washougal. .Mr. Cof
fey bequeathed to nis sisier, airs. x.
Abbott, $500, and $100 to the Washou
He remembered nearly i
Hre more with presents from 50 to
1100. The will was made June 5, 1913.
Hop Experts Predict Big Crop.
sit.. Or.. Aug. 20. (Special.)
Frank Durbin. Joseph Harris and Louis
Lachmund, authorities on mo nop con.
rtirinns in the Willamette Valley, de
clared today that the crop this year
would break all records. The hops are
in excellent condition and It will take
only a week or so for them to ripen.
It is predicted that the finest Hops in
the world will be those grown In the
Willamette Valley this year.
Ashland Building Improved
ASHLAND, Or., Aug. 20. (Special.)
The Masonic block in this city is under
o-oina- an extensive overhauling,
frontage. Including plate glass windows
and other mooern improvement, i u.
improvements will -afford greater con
venience for the local postofflce and
Laue s confectionery, which occupy Its
Odd Lines Women's and Child's Hose -it
Odd Lines Women's and Children's Underwear J
oer r?rTc AfTin Vlnnr Raraain Circle Sp'l
Women's plain and fancy Hose in blacks, tans and II Women's White 'Cotton ests
verl odd lots sellins formerly np to 50c a sleeves ; sizes 4, 5 and 6. Reguli
pairchildren's School Hose in black and colors;
grades selling formerly at 35c to '50c the "I ((
pair. Sizes 4 to 10. Choice at, the pair
low neck and wing
lar 25c srade : also odd
lines children's white Cotton Vests with high neck
and long sleeves; pants ankle lengtn; all Iff
sizes; Women's, Children's 25c Underwear
SAt.EM. Or.. Aug. 20. (Special.) To
the astonishment of the prosecutor, the
defense In the suit to nave w ii.-
i... for referring the workmen s
mn.n.t ati act at ine special Viau-
tlon In JNOvemoer unu.u " -
i k trial before Circuit Judge
Galloway several days, announce i
day It would oner no eviucuc
Ernest R. Ring represented the
state In relation of the District Attor
ney of this county, and H. K. Sargeant,
of Portland, represented W. P. Barrel!.
who filed the petitions in tne
State's office. pecremry
Olcott, the defendant, was not repre
sented. The plaintiff seeks to enjoin
him from placing the title or tne an
on the ballot at the special election.
Judge Galloway announced mai ne
would hear the argument early nexi
week and would render a decision Be
fore September, so the Supreme Court
could consider the case lmmeaiateiy
ucon the resumption of Its sessions
after the Summer vacation.
Mr. Ringo made the same cnarges
of fraud that were made several weeks
ago. and declared after the evidence
had been taken surticieni irregulari
ties had been proved. In his opinion,
to throw out the petitions. He will
prepare a list of the names said to
be fraudulent and irregular for the
convenience of Judge Galloway In
looking over the record.
Washington Protects Architects.
OLTMPIA. Wash.. Aug. 20. (Spe
cial.) An architect has a lien against
a building for which he has been en
gaged to prepare plans and supervise
construction, the same as a laborer or
nitorlal man. the Supreme Court held
yesterday in the King County case of
A. W. Gould against R. C. McCor-
mlck. The Question has been in dispute
under the Washington statute which
gives a Hen to a person -"performing
labor upon or furnishing material used
In" the construction ot a ouuaing.
Blue Grouse Season Settled.
OLTMPIA, Wash.. Aug. 20. (Spe
elal.) Blue grouse may be killed dur
Ina- the last 15 days of September in
the Washington coun west of the
Cascade mountains, the Attorney-General's
office ruled yesterday. This
settles a question In regard to which
conflicting regulations are found In th
game code passed by the last Legislature.
Aberdeen Whale Catch Large.
ABERDEEN'. Wash.. Aug. 20. (Spe-
claL) Fourteen whales was the catch
on hand at the Bay City plant of the
American-Pacific Whaling Company,
near Aberdeen, yesterday. This is said
to be the largest number on hand at
one time at the plane The season's
catch has been large, but not so large
as three years ago, when operations
started. Scarcity of labor bas harried
Salmon Season Xear End.
CATHLAMET, Wash.. Aug. 20. (Spe
cial.) The fishing season on the Co
lumbia will close August 25'. The pack
of the season of 1913 will be the small
est in several years, and owing to the
poor run of salmon most of the can
neries will remain closed during tn
Petzel Prominent In Stayton.
STATTON. Or., Aug. 20. (Special.)-"
Joseph Petzel. who was fatally injured
near Salem today, was a prominent
business man of this place. He owned
and operated the local lumber yard and
sawmill. He formerly resided near Sa
lem and leaves four brothers and two
Man on Way to Circus Robbed:
CHEHALIS, Wash- Aug.. 20. (Spe
clal.) George Lehmeler. a well-Vnown
resident of Chehalis, was robbed of
$150 bv a pickpocket while riding on
the electric line to Centratla today to
attend the circus. ,
September 11. 12 and 13
Better This Year Than Ever
Tickets on Sale September 10, 11 and 12
Final Return Limit Sept. 16
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