Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937, January 29, 1921, Page 7, Image 7

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Authority for State to Issue
Bonds Provided.
Ex-Service Men or Women Getlin
Compensation From Other States
or Government Barred.
STATE HOUSE, Salem. Or.. Jan. 28,
(Special.) A state bonus act, which
gives every veteran of the world wa
who was engaged in service in excess
nf tM Hans the orivileee of a cash
rnmnensaHnn from the State OT
lone-time loan, was presented to the
house today by Representatives
I-nnnarri. Johnston. Hammond. Marsn
Xnrtv Wells and Korrell in conjunc
tion with Senators Bell and Norblad
The DroDosed compensation act pro
vide for a. world war veterans' loan
and bonus committee, provides au
thoritv for the issuance of bonds an
the creation of a special fund from
the proceeds of the sale of such bond
to carry out the purpose of the act.
Provision is also made for tne em
ploymeht of appraisers and attorney
to oerve for the commission.
The bill is so framed that in th
event that congress provides for the
Davment of a cash bonus to veteran
of the world war before the date on
which an amendment to the state con
stitution authorizing a bond issue be
comes effective, the persons qualified
to receive a bonus will not be quali
fied to draw a bonus from the state.
Bona Fide Residence Vital.
Under the proposed act every per
son, man or woman, who was enlisted,
inducted, warranted or commissioned
in the military or naval service of
the United States between April
1917. and November 11. 1918, for
1 neriod loneer than 60 days and who
at the time of entering: service was
a resident of the state of Oregon and
who received an honorable discharge
shall be entitled to a state bonus.
Such person, however, must be a bona
fide resident of the state or Oregon
at the time application is made for
either the bonus or loan provided in
this act.
No person who was in the military
or xaval service subsequent to April
6. 1917. and who refused active serv
ice on conscientious, political or other
grounds will be entitled to the prlvl
leges of the act, nor will a bonus
or loan be granted to persons whose
only service was In the students' army
training corps as a student.
Cash Would Be B5 Month.
The cash bonus provided in the act
shall be $25 for each month or major
fraction thereof that such person
was in active service between April
6. 191", and November 11. 1919, ex
clusive of the first 0 days, provided
however, that the total cash bonus to
be paid by the state to any one per
son shall not exceed JoOO.
The bill provides for a loan to any
person which shail not exceed JUU0 in
amount. Such loans must be secured
by a mortgage which is a first lien
on real property in Oregon. Exception
is made in this provision of liem
created in favor of a municipal cor
poration, or other political sub-divisions
of the state to pay for the pub
lic improvements, sewers, drainage
rights, or for irrigation, or for other
similar public purposes.
In no event may the loan exceed
75 per cent of the net appraised valu
ation of the real property given as
collateral. The loans may be repaid
to the state at the option of the bor
rower in annual, semi-annual or
quarterly installments, which in each
year's period muet aggregate 6 per
cent of the total borrowed.
Of the amount so paid each year,
4 per cent of the total remaining un
paid principal shall be applied and
credited as interest and the balance
of the amount so paid each year
shall be credited to the principal of
the loan, provided that at the time
of making any payment the borrower
may pay i-5 or any multiple thereof
to be applied on the principal.
Double Bonni In Barred.
The commission provided in the act
is empowered to provide other meth
ods of payment which shall bring
about payment of the loan in not
less than 10 years nor more than 30
years, all plans of repayment to be
optional with the borrower.
Before any person who received the
benefits of the act providing for state
financial aid to soldiers; sailors and
marines for educational purposes will
be entitled to receive a loan or bonus,
under this art. a refund of the amount
so received must be made to the state.
The bill is framed to aid only those
who have not yet received extra com
tnsation in excess of $60 from either
the government or other states, for
provision is made that any person who
has received a bonus from another
state, equal to that provided In this
act. shall not- be entitled to draw a
loan or cash compensation from Ore
gon. The bill also provides that no
person who has received extra com
pensation from the government, equal
or in excess of that provided in this
act will be entitled to the benefits
of this act.
Application Time Limited.
The huband, wife, child, mother or
father, or dependent sister, dependent
brother, dependent grandmother, de
pendent grandfather or other depend
ent relative in the order named, of
any deceased person who would come
under provisions of the proposed act
will be paid the bonus that such de
ceased person would have been en
titled to had such person survived.
AH applications for a cash bonus
must be made within one year after
the act becomes effective or within
one year after the applicant's dis
charge, providing the applicant was
in the service at the time that this
act becomes effective.
The hill rives those entitled under
its provisions to obtain the benefits
named the option of either the cash
bonus or the farm or home loan, but
none shall be entitled to both the
bonus and land loan.
Commlajflon la Provided.
The bill provides that if any person
who has obtained a loan under the
act shall sell the real property mort
gaged to secure the state loan to a
corporation or a person not entitled to
the loan from the state, before the
principal of the loan has been re
duced to an amount not in excess of
40 per cent of the then appraised
valuation of the property, all of the
unpaid principal of such loan In ex
cess of 40 per cent of the then ap
praised valuation of such property
together with the Interest to date on
the full amount of the unpaid prin
cipal will become immediately due
and payable. If payment is not made
within 15 days after sale, the state
may declare the unpaid principal and
the interest due and may foreclose
on the real property as provided in
the law.
The bill provides for a commission
to be known as the world war veter
ans' loan and bonus commission, to
be composed of the governor, secre
tary of state, adjutant-general and
two other members to be appointed
by the governor. The two members
named must be veterans of the world
war and persons qualified to receive
the benefits of the act.
Railroads to Abolish All Re
consignment Fees.
Formal Notice of Decision to Be
Put In Force Also In Tacoma Is
Sent Merchants' Exchange.
Provision Made for Merging: of
Portland and Multnomah by
Constitutional Amendment.
STATE HOUSE. Salem, Or., Jan. 28;
(Special.) A proposed constitu
tional amendment for consolidation of
the city of Portland and -the county
of Multnomah is contained in a house
joint resolution introduced today by
representatives rfindman and Korell,
which if passed must be referred to
tne voters In the districts affected
The bill provides for the consolida
tion of the cities of. Portland, Gresh-
am. Troutdale and Fairview: the Port
of Portland, all school districts; union
high school districts: 11 road districts;
the portion of Bull Run reserves lying
within Multnoman county and all of
Multnomah county, to be known as
the "City and County of Portland.
Provision Is made in the amendment
for a rural and urban system of taxa
The proposed amendment provider
that if the amendment is approved by
the voters, the city council of Port
land and the county board of commis
sioners must Kppoint a charter com
mittee. This committee must be com
posed of 21 members, three of which
must reside outside the territory of
the present city of Portland. The
council will name 16 members, includ
ng the three county members', and
he county commissioners will name
five members.
The charter committee, under the
requirements of the amendment, must
formulate a charter within 15 months,
which must be submitted to a vote of
the people. If the first charter is not
nproved. other charters may be form
ulated and submitted.
the proposed amendment was pre
pared by the Oregon Chapter of the
American Institute of Engineers and
was . brought to Salem by O. Laur-
gaard, city engineer of Portland.
Ilonse Fails to Pass Bill Which
Governor Turned Down.
STATE HOUSE, Salem, Or., Jan. 28.
(Special.) The house today sus
tained the veto of Governor Olcott on
ouse bill 13 of the 1920 special sea-
ion, when an effort to pass it over
the governor's veto failed.
The bill In question gives county
courts the rights of fixing the sal
aries of county surveyors, and also
ncreases the fees of such officials.
Election Slips Provided For.
STATE HOUSE. Salem. Or, Jan. 28.
(Special.) The use of pasted slips
containing the names of candidates
for office, or the writing of such
ami on the ballots is provided for in
bill introduced by Representatives
Egerbert and Roberts by request. The
proposed law makes it possible to
nominate persons for certain offices
before election. All pasted slips must
e furnished by the candidate or his
Habitual Income Bill Up.
STATE HOUSE, Salem, Or.. Jan. 28.
SEATTLE. Wash., Jan. 28. (Spe
cial.) The four biff northern trans
continental railroads, It was an
nounced this morning, have aeciaea
to abolish the reconsignment charge
of J2.50 a car on all wheat and hay
hrouerht here for sale.
Thi totally remove one of the
differentials in favor of the Columb'a
river, as Portland has no sucn cnarge.
Formal notice of the transcontinen
tal railroads' decision to abolish the
reconsignment charge both in Seattle
and Tacoma was received toaay Dy
Frank R. Hanlon, manager of the
merchants' exchange of Seattle. The
merchants' exchange of Seattle and
the 'merchants' exchange of Tacoma
united forces in the movement to have
the reconsignment charge on the Pu
get sound ports totally wiped out.
Back-Haul Fees to End.
All back-haul charges in shifting
grain from the railroad storage yards
to Seattle and Tacoma also win De
wiped out by the railroads.
The abolition of the reconsignment
charge and the back-haul charge
mean the saving of 1 cent a bushel
for the shipper. In wheat transactions
1 cent a bushel is regarded as fine
profit. In effect. Portland has had
a differential of 1 cent a bushel in
her favor as against Seattle and Ta
The railroads will put their decision
Into effect when the new code bill is
disposed of by the state legislature.
The code bill creates the state office
of director of agriculture and vests
in it all the powers and duties relat
ing to wheat and hay inspection and
sampling now vested In the state
public service commission. But for
this fact the decision abolishing the
reconsignment and back-haul charges
would be placed in effect immediately.
New Tariffs to Be Iaaued.
The moment the state legislature
acts in this matter the railroads will
issue new tariffs abolishing the two
-We laid this matter before the
state public service commission," said
Mr. Hanlon this morning, "but the
railroads have acted voluntarily. It
Is a big victory for both Seattle and
Tacoma. It will help stimulate the
movement of Washington " wheat to
the sound ports. It will help develop
business for the port commission s
huge grain elevator and other Seattle
elevators. It is a big step forward.
When a carload of grain is brought
to Seattle for sale it is held in the I
storage yards for inspection and
sampling by the state public service
commission and the merchants' ex
change. With his samples the shipper I
goes to the merchants exchange and
offers it for sale. He closes the deal.
Then, under the conditions existing
now but which are to be abolished
by the railroads, a reconsignment I
charge of $2.50 a car is assessed by
the railroad for delivering the car to I
the buyer.
Storage Yard In Anbnrn.
When the new rule goes into effect
he car will be reconsigned without
The Northern Pacific s storage yards
are in Auburn. The Milwaukee sys
tem has its yards at Black River
Junction, while the Great Northern
has Its yards in Inter Bay. The Ore- I
gon - Washington yards are in Ta- I
The location of the yards is strate
gic for both Seattle and Tacoma. The I
owner of the wheat will be able to
hoot his shipments to either port
and take advantage of the moment's
conditions. If it is export wheat and
Tacoma happens to have a grain ship
in port, while one will not be due in
Seattle for several days, he can send
his consignment to Tacoma. or if the!
hip is in Seattle he can bring it here I
without aelay of any kind.
The back-haul charge is abolished
by giving the shipper a holding privi
lege In the storage yards. This means
that he can ship his wheat to any one
of the yards mentioned and later have
(Special.) If a bill directed against, )t sent forward to either Seattle
habitual criminals, introduced toaay
by Representative Woodson, Is passed.
very person convicted a second time
for a felony must be confined in the
state penitentiary for a maximum
term of not less than double the time
the first conviction, and if con-'
icted the third time of a felony
ust be confined in the state peniten-
iary for life.
Bull Registration Suggested.
STATE HOUSE, Salem, Or., Jan. 28.
(Special.) Creation of a dairy bull
registration board is provided in an
act introduced in the senate today by
Senator Staples. Under the provisions
of the bill the dairy husbandry de
partment of the Oregon Agricultural
college shall act as ex-oTficio dairy
bull registration board.
Livestock Show Wants $3000.
STATE HOUSE. Salem. Or., Jan. 28,
(Special.) A bill introduced in the
senate by the joint Union and Wal
lowa county delegations provides for
annual appropriation of $5000 for the
support of the Union Livestock Show
association. The life of the appropri
ation is two years
Measure Hits Punch Boards.
To Prevent Old Age
Coining too Soon!
Toxiis (poisons) in the blood art
thrown out by the kidneys. The kid
neyg act as filters for such poisons.
If you wish to prevent old age coming
too soon and increase your chances
tor a long life, you should drink
plenty of pure water and take a little
'An-uric.' " says the famous Dr.
Pieroe of Buffalo. N. Y.
When Buffering from backache, fre
ijnent or scanty urine, rheumatic
pains here or there, or that constant
tired, worn-out feeling, the simple
way to overcome these disorders is
merely to obtain a little "Anuric"
rom your nearest druggist and you
ir ill quickly notice the grand results.
You will find It more potent than
STATE HOUSE. Salem, Or., Jan. 28.
(Special.) A bill aimed at persons
who. sell slot machines or punch
boards or any other devices of chance
was introduced today by Representa
tive Hindman at the request of the
District Attorneys' association of
House Memorial Defeated.
STATE HOUSE. Salem, Or., Jan. 28.
(Special.) More than 30 minutes
of debate was consumed over a house
memorial addressed to congress urg
ing that the term ol office of the
president of the United States be ex
tended to eight years, after which it
was killed by 46 votes.
Predatory Animal Measure Up.
STATE HOUSE, Salem. Or., Jan. 28.
(Special.) Appropriation of $25,000
to be used In the eradication of pred
atory animals and injurious rodents
is contained in a bill introduced to
day by Rrepresentative Gallagher.
Junk Dealers May Be Regulated.
STATE HOUSE, Salem, Or., Jan. 28.
(Special.) State regulation of all
Junk dealers is provided in a bill
offered today by' Representative
Tacoma on the original through rate.
Privilege Lacking Before.
Heretofore, he has had no holding
privilege and to retain the through
rates he had to send his shipment di
rect either to Seattle or Tacoma. If
he had the grain in one of the yards,
he had to pay a back-haul from the
yard to the port. ,
Since July 1, Portland has received
10,413 cars of Washington wheat. In
the same period, Puget sound has re
ceived 518 cars of same product. Se
attle getting 3314 cars and Tacoma
The reconsignment charge and the
back-haul charge on the sound have
been the two factors that helped build
up Portland at the expense of Seattle
and Tacoma as an exporting center
for Washington-grown wheat.
The decision to abolish both charges
was made by the Puget sound heads
for four big transcontinental rail
roads with the full approval of their
executive headquarters.
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Oregon Newspaper Owners to Buy
Materials In Quantity Lots.
SALEM, Or., Jan. 28. (Special.)
The Oregon Publishers' syndicate, at
a meeting here today, perfected an
organization through the election of
George Putnam of the Salem Capi
tal Journal was elected president, Lee
Drake of the Astoria Budget vice
president and E. L. Hurd of the Cor
vallls Gazette-Times secretary and
The directors were: S. S. Smith,
publisher of the Medford Sun; Bruce
Dennis, publisher of the La Grande
Observer; E. M. Raegen, publisher of
the Albany Herald, and J. E. Shelton
of the Eugene Guard.
The purpose of the syndicate, which
represents more than 15 daily publi
cations in Oregon, is to purchase
stock and equipment In large quan
tities and at prices lower than now
demanded by the jobbers.
the college and will receive his de-I postmaster at Spokane, Wash., died
gree this spring. He has had much , at Priest Rapids, Idaho, a few days
practical experience in aairy worn
and is considered especially well
Qualified to handle the work of
county agent In the dairying field
in Tillamook county. While in the
navy he served eight months as but
ter inspector.
William D. Pine, Senior at Agri
cultural College, Chosen.
LEGE. Corvallis, Jan. 29. (Special.)
William Douglas Fine, senior in
agriculture, has been appointed
county agent for Tillamook county,
according to an announcement made
by Paul V. Maris, director of exten
sion at the college.
Mr. Pine has completed his work at
Condition. Following Surgical
Operation "Very Satisfactory."
SALEM, Or., Jan. 28. (Special.)
The condition of Governor Olcott,
who yesterday underwent a minor
surgical operation, was reported as
"very satisfactory" today b'y the at
tending physicians.
The governor was at his home and
probably will not return to the ex
ecutive offices until some time next
His friends said there was no occa
sion for alarm.
EUGENE, Or., Jan. 28. (Special.)
William Lee, 71, engaged In the realty
business in this city for many years,
and extensive owner of property here,
in North Dakota, and in Canada, died
or heart disease at his home at 367
Sixth avenue west at 11 A. M. yester
day. Mr. Lee is survived by his widow
and the following children: Mrs. Mae
Newman of Leegon, Mo.; Mrs. Lillian
Daily of Lemon, Mo.; Mrs. Jessie Dun
can and Miss Grace Lee of Eugene; T.
W. Lee of Leal, N. D.; A. R. Lee of
Viceroy, Canada and Robert L. Lee of
Forward, Canada.
EUGENE, Or.. Jan. 28. (Special.)
Walter P- Edris, a native of Harris
burg, Linn county, and for many years
a resident of Eugene and formerly
ago. He was o0 years old. -ur. tans
was a son of W. P. Edris. a pioneer
flour mill owner of this city. The
family was quite prominent here in
the early days of the city.
Mr. Edris is survived by his widow,
a son by a former marriage, William
Edris of Seattle; his mother, Mrs.
Mary Edris; a sister, Mrs. Horace
Offutt of Seattle, and a daughter, Mrs.
George Gallagher of Seattle.
CORVALLIS, Or., Jan. 28. Spe
cial.) Richard Lambert Taylor, one
of the city's most familiar characters
and a resident of Corvallis since pio
neer days, died at the Corvallis hos
pital at 3 o'clock this morning. Mr.
Taylor was born in Ohio 73 years ago
and while still a young man came to
the western country and Oregon. His
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adults as to children.
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first wife died a number of years ago.
and Mr. Taylor later remarried. He
was the father of four children, throe
sons and a daughter. They are Ches
ter or Jack Taylor, now In California;
Roy Taylor of Portland, Harlan Tay
lor of Idaho and a daughter in east
ern Oregon. The funeral will be held
at 2 o'clock Sunday.
EUGENE. Or., Jan. 28. (Special.)
Mrs. Catherine Rarnnrd, a pionrpr of
1852, died at Monroe Wednesday at
the age of S8 years. She leaves a
daughter, Mrs. Mary Starr, of Belle
fountain, and a nephew, George H.
Wairirnnor. of Finrcno. Thn funeral
was held from tlifi old home place la
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Portland Man Says Tanlac Com
pletely "Knocked Out" All
His Troubles.
"Since Tanlac completely knocked
out all my troubles I am feeling bet
ter and working better, too, than I
have In ten years," said Daniel
Hellmann. who lives at 440 Simpson
St., Portland.
"My stomach was in an awful con
dition. Nothing I ate agreed with ma
and I nearly always had a gnawing
pain In the ptt of my stomach. I
could hardly retain anything I ata
because of the awful nausea I suf
fered from. My liver was out of
order, too; my skin was yellow
an orange, and I had splitting head
aches I had frequent bilious spells.
"I could get very little sleepy
would lie awake for hours and hea
I got up in the morning I would feel
worse than wnen 1 went to bed.
tally I had to lay off from work, . 1
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ana l toon tiwi iu tne mountains in
the hope it would help me. but it I
didn't, and I came home discouraged.
Lucky for me, my friend convinced .
me I ought to take Tanlac, and I did.
"There was a turn for the better
almost at once and It wasn't long be
fore I was as sound and well as I
ever was in my life. I haven't a
sign of any trouble and from now on
I will go the limit for Tanlac. It's
the best and grandest medicine ever
Tanlac is sold in Portland by th
Owl Drug Co. Ada,.