Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937, September 02, 1919, Page 15, Image 15

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valley lost one of her most publie
spirited pioneer cltisens.
A pioneer merchant, Mr. McDonald
waa ever active In civic and political
life.- He waa one of the organisers of
the Commercial club, served as mayor
and waa an organiser of the Hood
River County Game Protective associa
tion In Itlip and had served aa presi
dent of that body since it was launched
until his death.
Mr. McDonald was high In the ranks
of Masonry. He hsd been master of
the local Masonic lodge, high priest
of the chapter of Royal Arch Masons,
illustrious master of the council of
Royal and Select Masters, and com
mander of the local Commandery of
Knights T'mplar. At the time of hie
death he waa secretary of the Masonie
lodge and treasurer of the command
ery. His funeral, which will probably
be held tomorrow afternoon, will be
conducted by local Masonic bodies.
Mr. McDonald is survived by his wid
Good Record Made by Wash
ington Comjnission.
ow, three sons and three daughters.
Aim Is to Aid Men In Resuming Oc
cupations; Actual Cash Grants
Reported to Be Negligible.
Two of his eons. Angus and Clifford
McDonald, served In the navy. The
daughters are: Mrs. G. I Schetky,
Misses Ella and Barbara McDonald.
mm wik mUlr VwJSS&t
OLTMPIA. Waah.. Kept. 1. (Special.)
In fve months the soldiers' welfare
commission of this state had filled
10.31 S positions with ex-service men,
with a total expenditure of 144. 819.
This total includes general, operating,
maintenance. Investments, loans and
grants and revolving fund. Official
reoord of the commission's work is made
In a report written by L. D. McArdle.
deputy Inspector, following an elimi
nating by the state bureau 6f inspection.
The commission was established last
February by an act of the legmlature.
which also appropriated 5f0.ui0 to be
rtprndtd at the discretion of the com
mission for the benefit of returned serv
ice men. According to the bureau of in
spection review. 90 per cent of the com
mission's expenditure has pone to aid
men In finding employment or in set
tin? re-established in business.
State examiners also find that TO per
cent of the men who returned from mil
itary service neither needed nor de
sired assistance In reinstating; them
selves to civil life.
Cash Grants Total Basalt.
The commission's policy toward re
turned soldiers Is described aa an or
ganised and sympathetic effort to aid
thera In resuming; their work rather
than eaah donations. Of the total ex
penditures only IJSS represents actual
trranta of cash.
The commission baa lent former serv
Ice men 115.553. loans of any conse
nuence being made through banks on
the beneficiaries' honor and standing.
Requests for medical aid are always
Salaries of commission officers for
the examination period amounted to
910.518. with 111.951 paid for clerk hire.
The general expense for the five
months amounted to I2S.374.
Other Agencies Assist.
The commission works In conjunction
with the Bed Cross. T. II. C. A.. Knights
of Columbus and other organisations
that have a working interest in the
soldiers' welfare.
State headquarters are maintained In
Seattle, with M. P. Goodner as state dl
rector. Branch offices are maintained
in Tacoma. Spokane. Ellensburg. Bell-
Ingham. Camp Lewis, Kverett. Yakima,
Aberdeen. Hoqulam, Olyropia, Sunny-
sldc and Wenatchee.
Appointed members of the commis
sion are: Jotin H- Powell, chairman;
Miller Freeman, secretary; William
Short, all of Seattle; Bishop Frederick
W. Keator. Tacoma; George E. Tuttla,
Spokane. These serve without remuneration.
FIGHT TO SAVE $1,000,000
Refrigerator Carriers Are Sent to
Southern Part of State to
Handle Potatoes.
BOISE. Idaho.
Southern Idaho
their fight for
Tacoma Forest Service Issue Order
Regulating Campers.
TAKIMA. Wash.. Sept 1. (Special.)
Forest Ranger Ed Tittle has received
word from the Tacoma headquarters
of the service directing hlra to notify
all campers and others found in the
Rainier forest reserve that they must
not light fires of any kind without first
obtaining a written permit from a
The purpose of the restriction is to
get a check on all campers within the
boundaries of the forest and their
fires. According to Mr. Tittle all the
forest fires in this part of the state are
under control except two one on the
north side of Mount Adams and the
other on the American river divide.
The fire on Mount Adams is reported
to be about 15 miles long and to be
burning- fiercely. The American river
tire Is nearly burned out.
Ernest Schneider of Vakima Enter
Airplane Trade Field.
TAKIMA. Wash... Sept. 1. (Special.)
Ernest Schneider, who Is next to the
oldest automobile dealer in Yakima,
announced Saturday he had sold four
fifths of the stock of the Washington
Auto company to Thomas Anderson of
this city, and Thomas Kirk of the
Wapato Auto company, who will hare
after have charge of the business.
Mr. Schneider, who retains a one
fifth Interest, will devote himself spe
cially to development of the airplane
trade. In which he already haa made a
The amount involved in the transac.
tlon waa not stated; but the business
is reported to nave been valued on a i
basis of 450.000.
Sept. 1. (Special.)
shippers have won
refrigerator cars to
carry produce, particularly potatoes to
a favorable market. Max Thelan, di
rector of public service for the United
States railroad administration, has
telegraphed the public utilities com
mixsion of this state that the cars will
be moved at once.
The shippers hsd faced a (1,000.000
loss on early potatoes because of an
embargo placed on cars by the railroad
administration. Immediately pressure
waa brought to bear on Washington
and Director Thelan came to Boise to
investigate. He promptly moved to
have the embargo lifted.
tor four months southern Idaho has
been in the grip of an unprecedented
drought and on no day in that time
haa sufficient rain fallen to be of
ficially measured by the weather bu
reau. The record drought today stands
at 139 days.
All available storage water im
pounded behind the Arrowrock dam Is
now being held for stock purposes
only. This section of the state in spite
of the dry spell is harvesting the big
gest crops In Its history. All eropa
nave nan sufficient water.
Laboring Hen Cannot Afford to Take
Legislative Jobs, Says Chief.
SPOKANE. Wash.. Sept. 1. The
"triple alliance'' between the labor and
farmers' organisations of the state was
institnted, William Short president of
the state federation of labor, declared
in a Labor day addresa here today, in
order that all groups can be repie
s-nted in legislative government
"Under the system now obtaining in
our state, with only $5 a day allowed
under our constitution for legislators,
no wage-earner can serve as a repre
sentative, thus practically leaving; the
d3stinies of legislation in our state
in the bands of men financially situ
ated so they do not have to depend on
the meager allowance given by the
Mr. Short, in an Interview, denied he
Intended becoming the candidate of the
"triple alliance' for governor.
Fair Secretary Has No Idea of Quit
ting Chehalis Display.
CHEHALIS, Wash.. Sept 1. (Spe
cial.) George R. Walker of Chehalis,
secretary of the southwest Washington
fair, yesterday said that a report pub
lished in a Portland evening paper to
th effect that he is elated for secre
tary of the Washington state fair at
Yakima to succeed Secretary Meredith
is all news to him. Secretary Walker
Is not an applicant for the place and
has never considered the matter.
Local people would much regret any
change In the secretaryship of the
southwest Washington fair, it being
generally admitted that the success at
tained Is mostly due to Secretary
Port Townsend Wants' Highway
System Connected.
TAKIMA. Wash., Sept 1. (Special.)
- A resolution adopted by the Good
Reads club of Port Townsend and for
warded to the Yakima Commercial club
to ba presented to the state good roads
convention urges construction to link
together the highway systems now
under construction in the central and
southern parts of the state.
The connecting roads, under this
plan, would run east and west The
resolution urges strongly the comple
tion of the Roosevelt highway and its
conversion into a primary highway.
Seattle Authorities to Investigate
Centralia Case.
CE.NTRAUA, Wash.. Sept. 1. (Special.-)
William F. Moore, 30 years of
age. who was found dead Thursday
night In a Seattle hotel, was burled
An inquest will be held in Seattle
Wednesday into Mr. Moore's death.
Physicians, who examined the body
were unanimous In their opinion that
he was choked to death. S. T. Dloker
son. who went' te Seattle with Moore
Thursday, Is being held in the Jail in
that city until after the Inquest.
Hood River Apple Growers Are Ex-
pectins Shortage of Labor.
HOOD RIVER. Or., Sept 1. (Spe
cial.) "We are assured that a great
scarcity of labor will prevail at harvest
season" announces the Apple Growers'
association in a bulletin setting the
date of the annual packing school for
the week commencing September 8.
The United States labor bureau will
open a free employment office during
harvest season. All growers are asked
to report their needs of pickers to the
Portland office of the bureau. 75 Third
street Portland. Growers are also re
quested to communicate immediately
with out-of-town families who have
aided in their harvest on former seasons.
Engineers Near Pasco at Work on
Irrigation Project.
PASCO, Wash.. Sept 1. (Special.)
Investigations being made on . the
Snake river at Five Mile to test the
feasibility of constructing a dam at
that place for an Irrigation project
are progressing satisfactorily. One
test hole is being sunk on the Walla
Walla county side about 100 feet from
shore. A solid basalt haa been found
extending to a depth of seven feet Be
low this was a softer strata for a few
feet, below which was found another
solid rock foundation.
Engineers in charge of the work ex
press satisfaction with the showing
thus far and predict that the project
will be found perfectly practicable.
Ex-Mayor of Hood River and High
Mason Succumbs at His Home.
HOOD RIVER. Or.. Sept 1. (Spe
cial.) In the death of Dixon McDon
ald, who passed away at his home at
Opponents of Sinn Fein Appeal to
Senate Committee.
NEW , YORK. Sept The Loyal
Orange institution announced today
that inasmuch as the senate foreign
relations committee had heard the
Filends of Irish Freedom in its consid
eration of the peace treaty, an early
hearing has been asked "for the friends
of Ulster's self-determination and asso
ciated organisations."
The request was embodied In tele
grama sent to Senators Lodge and Wil
liams of the committee.
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I ':vr$7 ESaBQg Hour it is a
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' XO?; 2 fr'v (Syff before the trademark stamps it
1 '''""'j' J"5 'it.m !iSE51E023 Flour. Uniform high
f quality makes it "foremost in the field."
E; l-&aSSiA fYH-A"'" Say "OLYMPIC" to your nearest grocer wKen you
f ' . -Pnm ffi - ' " . order flour and ssfc him to mail you the illustrated
t .'tS.n5r ' OLYMPIC recipe cards each month.
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day night of John Daggett, former su
perintendent of the San Francisco mint
and lieutenant-governor of California
in 1892, at Black Bear, Siskiyou county.
Daggett came to California trom.New
Tork in 1858 and engaged in the mining
uslness in both Nevada and Cali
the Incorporation
Former Lieutenant-Governor of Cal-fornia-
Active In Mining.
FACRAM"ENTO, 8ept. 1. Word was
a o'clock this morning. Hood. River I received here today of the death Satin-.
Hohenzollern, Instead of Hapsburg,
AVantcd in Austria.
AMSTERDAM, Sept 1. The leaders
of the Pan-German league, at a gather
ing in Berlin Sunday, expressed their
desire for a return or tne monarcny,
according to a dispatch from the Ger
man capital.
M Bosin. a lawyer of Vienna, de-
olared in his speech that the Hapsburgs
had disappeared forever. He asserted
that the AuStrians desire rule by a
Hohensollern, and 6aid that -when a
revolution came they would support a
true Prussian.
Dynamite Experiment Fatal.
TACOMA, Wash., Sept 1. Christian
C Larson, who was badly mangled Sat
urday by a dynamite explosion of mys
terious origin, died Sunday. His only
explanation was that he was experi
menting with the explosive. The ex
plpsion was heard for several blocks.
American Legion Bill Advances.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 1. Favorable
report without amendment was today
ordered by the senate Judiciary commit
tee upon the house bill providing iox
Prisoners Held Until Sept. 10.
PARIS, Aug. 31. (Havas.) German
prisoners employed in. reconstruction
work in liberated districts will not
leave for Germany before September 19,
according to the Excelsior.
J13 iljoo
carbonated inbottles
tor th homm
MAKE arrange
ments with your
dealer to supply you
regularly with this
pure, refreshing bev
erage.' Order by the
case.- Hires is also on
draught at the bar or
The Henry Weinhard Plant
Portland, Ore.
Areterans Go to Encampment.
CENTRAUA, Wash., Sept 1. (Spe
cial.) Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Hoss and
Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Wilson left today
for Columbus, O, to attend the annual
national encampment of the Grand
Army of the Republic, which opens in
Columbus on September 8. Mrs. Hoss.
who is president of the Ladies of the
G. A. R. for the department of Wash
ington and Alaska, is a delegate to that
organisation's meeting, Mr. Wilson to
the G. A. R. and Mrs. Wilson to the
Women's Relief Corps.
Phone your want ads to The Orego
nian. Main 7070, A 6095.
For Burning Eczema
17 Black Degrees 3 Copying
Greasy salves and ointments should
not be applied if good clear skin is
wanted. From any druggist for 35c, or
51.00 for large size, get a bottle of Zemo.
When applied aa directed it effectively
removes eczema, quickly stops itching,
and heals skin troubles, also sores,
burns, wounds and chafing. It pene
trates, cleanses and soothes. Zemo is
a rlpan. denendable and inexpensive,
antiseptic liquid. Try it, as we believe
nothing you have ever used is as effec
tive and satisfying.
The E. W. Rose Co., Cleveland, O.
The agents employed for the treat
ment' of disease are taken from the
three kingdoms of nature, the vegeta
ble, animal and mineral. Most medici
nal substances are taken from the veg
etable kingdom and consist of leaves,
flowers, seeds, barks and roots. The
old-fashioned root and herb remedy.
Lvdla K. Pinkham's Vegetable Com
pound, which owes Its mu-cess to tho
vegetable kingdom, has constantly
grown in popularity and favor until it
is now recognized as the standard rem
edy ror female ills. Adv.
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