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THE MORXIXG OKEGOXIAX, SATURDAY, AUGUST 19, 1923
Rousing Reception Given Ex
COUNTY AID IS PLEDGED
.Mayor Gates Declares All State
Will Benefit as Result of
Increased Population. '
MEDFORD, Or.. Aug. 18. (Spe
rial.) Medford gave its assurance
of interest in the 1925 exposition
project at a bis open-air meeting
tonight. The caravan, which had
just swung in upon the home stretch
of its 1200-mile journey, found it
self facing the biggest audience of
the trip to date wnen the gathering
arranged for it opened in the pub
lic square, and its speakers, in
spired by the fine reception, put
their best efforts into their ad
dresses. Mayor C. E. Gates was the spokes
man for the Medford people. His
advocacy of the exposition project
and his pledge of interest on the
part of the people of Jackson- county
were unqualified and forcelul.
showed in what he said an intimate
knowledge of the status of the
project and of what Portland is ask
ing of the people of the state at
Medford Band Gives Concert.
The Medford band was on the
platform and a fine concert preced
ed the addresses. The square was
black with people and scores o
automobiles were parked in adjacen
stieets where their occupants could
hear. After Walter Jenkins had led
the crowd in singing the first verse
of "America," Mayor Gates was
"The great need of Oregon today
is more people." Medford's mayor
said, in part. "Taxes are high a!
result of our scanty population. The
one way to lower taxes is b'y bring
ing more people to the state to live.
Our natural resources are limitless,
We have everything here, for the
making of a truly great state except
people. The proposed exposition at
Portland in 1925 will brins people
to Oregon. We should help this ex
position. Wht-n it is "held we, will
get our share of the1 4op!e. who
will be brought to the state by it."
Kred Carlton, chairman of the day
for the caravan, introdiu-f il A. H
Lea. secretary of trv- state fair, wno
urged the peoiie of .l::ck.--un county
not only to support tiir amendment
but also to bring to the exposition
a great exhibit of Jark.oti county
Mayor Baker Mnken Plea.
A. R. Ritter. president of the
Portland Realty board, and Otto S.
Hartwig. president of the Oregon
Federation of Labor, also spoke in
behalf of the project and -Mayor
George L. Baker made one of his
characteristic pleas which was re
s ceived with enthusiasm.
The caravan came in from Crater
lake today, stopping at Prospect for
luncheon and coming on to Medford
without further stop. After a brief
rest here for a washup, the travelers
proceeded to Ashland, where a street
meeting was held. .Mayor C. B.
I.amkin spoke for the city and C. H.
Fuller for the chamber of commerce
Mayor Lamkin said that he had
come to Oregon'from Iowa to attend
the exposition of 1005. and that he
Iiuped to attend a still greater ex
; option in Portland in 1925.
The caravan has a heavy schedule
I'or tomorrow, traveling 13S miles to
Eugene with meetings at nine towns
CRATER LAKE IS VISITED
1925 Fair Caravan Takes Charge
of Park and Hotel.
CRATER LAKE LODGE. Or., Aug.
IS. (Special.) Crater Lake park
and this hotel belonged to the 1925
exposition caravan tonight. The
caravaneers arrived from Klamath
Falls early in the afternoon- and
were, received with open arms by
park officials and Manager William
A. Kamps of the lodge. Tonight a
meeting was held in the great halls
of the hotel, at which the caravaneers
delivered their message of the 1925
Some 250 persons formed the audi
ence here, and the army radio ap
paratus from Vancouver barracks
was set up and used to carry the
speeches broadcast. Tests showed
the transmission set to be in perfect
order, and the caravaneers had high
hopes that the message was being
received on the outside.
Mayor Baker delivered the princi-
pal speech in behalf of the exposi
tion project, and then introduced
twill G. Steel, commissioner of
Crater Lake park, who told of the
early efforts which he had led to
get the government interested In
putting the park in condition to re
ceive the great throngs of visitors
who are now coming here from the
four ciuarters of the United States.
Tomfiy Luke presided at the meet
ing and, following the speeches,
Walter Jenkins led the audience in
singing old songs and new, includ
ing "Ham and Eggs," which is be
coming the caravan classic.
Complimentary entrance to Crater
Lake park was extended to the cars
of the caravan by Superintendent
Alexander Sparrow. This was only
one of the many kindnesses shown ,
William Lee, stage man of Klam
ath Falls, accompanied the caravan
to the park and was of vast help to
the members in many ways, nir
ticularly as to routing and travel.
William P. Merry, chief caravan
officer, is the most tireless worker
In the outfit. He hasn't eaten a
really hot meal since the caravan
started, because he keeps jumping
up to see the things that need to be
attended to and his food always
. Otto Hartwig, president of the
Oregon Federation of Labor, is one
of the most effective speakers in
the caravan. He has been widely
complimented by hearers' along the
A. H. Lea, who joined the caravan
at Bend, is killing two birds with
one stone on the trip. He talks for
the 1925 exposition and drops in a
word here and there for the coming
state fair. He also has had state
fair placards posted at many places
along the route.
Arthur H. Johnston of the Coffee
Cup is commissary officer of the
caravan. So far he has got by
without bringing any rioU down on
his head among hungry caravaneers.
Photographer Sandy got some of
the best "stuff" of his trip today.
lake. Sandy is taking: the motion
pictures and C. S. Piper, his assist
ant, the "stills."
William H. Barton and Charles H.
Etewa j. were taien. 4U t Crater
lake and left the caravan to return
directly to Portland.
Motorcycle Officers Ragan and
Wright found their machines await
ing them when they arrived here
today and will ride them to Port
land., accompanying the caravan.
The motorcycles were shipped back
after the caravan struck the bad
going in the roads of eastern Ore
gon and the offieers rode here as
mere passengers in care of the. car
avan. Thirty-eight states, the territory
of Hawaii and five foreign coun
tries were represented in the auto
mobiles, which have come to Crater
Lake park since July 1. . The total
of cars registered is 2025. Califor
nia led all states with 862. There
were 780 Oregon cars in the park
during this period.
SKI VISITOR HERE
HARRY A. STOXE CIRCLING
WORLD ON VACATION".
Assistant -Manager of Electric
Company Says China Has
Great Future. "
"Strange as it may seem, "Main
Street,' that much-discussed novel
reflecting American life in small
towns, fits Shanghai, China, my city,
fine," declared Harry S. Stone, as
sistant manager, for the Inter
national General Electric company
of Schenectady, X. Y.. with a terri
tory covering the entire orient with
the exception of Japan. Mr. Stone
is in Portland for a few days on his
way east and thence to Europe. He
will return to China by the other
side of the globe, girdling it as a
part of his vacation trip. His wife
wants clothes, he explained, and so
they must go to Paris and will reach
Shanghai again via Suez.
Mr. Stone's vacation comes every
three years, so such a long journey
js not an annual affair with him.
Mr. Stone is an ex-Oregbnian and
said yesterday he expects to boost
for the 1925 exposition, a project to
which he has been won completely.
He has lived in China for tHree years
and likes the life there.
"There is undoubtedly a big fu
ture for China," he said. "The next
five years will see great develop
ment there. We are doing a nice
business, one that is ever expanding,
and the prospects are of the bright
est." EQUIPMENT IS ADDED
Columbia University Improves
Contemplated new improvements
now under way at Columbia univer
sity preparatory to the opening Sep
tember 5 include extensive new- la
boratories in the chemistry .and
More advanced work in both of
these subjects will be offered
through the installation of the mod
ern facilities. The chemistry de
partment is to be equipped for ad
vanced work in organic chemistry
under the direction of Professor
James Bailey. The physics depart
ment now under Rev. Joseph Dona
hue w-ill also be equipped to handle
The end of the school year will
see the first graduating class in the
junior college of the school.
HIGHWAY OPENING SET
Portland-Woodburn Stretch to Be
Ready September 10.
VANCOUVER, Wash.. Aug. 18.
(Special.) The opening of the Pa
cific highway has been set for Sep
tember 10, when automobiles may
go from Portland to Woodland,
miles north of here, without leaving
the pavement. The work of paving
the highway between Woodland and
La Center was rushed during the
dry weather and- as a., result the
road will be opened more than a
month ahead of schedule.
Paving was finished just before
the rain started. The rain is aiding
the pavement to "set properly.
About a mile of paving remains
before the Woodland-Kalama por
tion of the highway is completed.
This stretch will be opened to traf
fic about October, 1.
BOX FACTORY DESTROYED
Plant at Dorrls, Cal., and Stock
Worth $20,000, Are Burned.
KLAMATH FALLS, Or.. Aug. 18.
(Special.) The box factory of the
Associated Lumber & Box company
of Dorris, Cal., valued at $116,000,
was burned last night, the fire
starting from burning sawdust
blown from the inomera,tor into the
factory. One-half million fleet of
finished box shooks, valued at $20,-
000, was destroyed.
The factory was owned by Tarter
Webster & Johnsen of San Francisco
This was the second fire in this
vicinity in the last 24 hours. The
other was at Benton mdll, 35 miles
from here, which was burned yes
terday with & loss of 120,000.
HOME SITE INVESTIGATED
Oregon City Has Chance to Have
OREGON CITY, Or., Aug. 18.
Special.) Establishment here of
the projected $1,000,000 children's
home of the Brotherhood of Ameri
can Yeomen is being considered and
Oregon City investigated as one of
he three possible locations for the
benevolent institution, according to
J. H. Ezell, state manager of the
fraternal organization, who was
Ezell came to Oregon City from
his headquarters in Salem to confer
with the local commercial club of
ficials relative to a location here.
Chairman Tooze in Lakeview.
KLAMATH FALLS. Or.. Aug. 18.
(Special.) Walter Tooze Jr., chair
man of the republican state commit
tee, left this afternoon for Lakeview
after an overnjght visit with local
republicans. He assured a meeting
of the county central committee
that he had found growing, harmony
in republican ranks throughout his
tour and predicted a complete vic
tory In November.
Drykilns to Be Installed.
KLAMATH FALLS. Or".. Aug. IS.
(Special.) E. A. Hallam. Portland
inventor of a drykiln for lumber.
will install 10 or 12 drykiln units at
the Pelican Bay Lumber company
plant, according to announcement
today by H. D. Mortensen, company
manager. The cost will be $40,000.
Hotel Damaged by Fire.
SILVERTON, Or.. Aug. 18. A fire
early this morning resulted in a loss
of about $5000 to the Silverton hqtel
and restaurant. About 15 roomers
in the building made their escape
.without.' ha m.
HONEYliN RITES TODAY
FUNERAL WILL- BE HELD AT
' 10:30 O'CLOCK.
Death of Business Man Recalls
Long Career Throughout .
The funeral of . William Bonar
Honeyman, who' died Thursday, will
be held this morning at 10:30 from
the Finley chapel, with interment in
the Rivervlew cemetery. Mr. Hon-
eyman's death came suddenly when
ne was in me cor,naor oi ine iourtn
floor of the Pittock block.
Mr. Honeyman was born in King
ston, Ontario, Canada, November 23,
1844. of Scotch-English ancestry.
William. Bonar Honeyman, whotie
death recall long career through
With his father he went to Cl"
rado in 1860 and engaged in placer
and quartz mining for two years.
starting for Oregon by ox train and
arriving at Auburn. Baker county,
October 10, 1862. They mined and
prospected for two months and
started for Portland, arriving here
December 22 and passing the win
ter working in the Oregon iron
Later Mr. Honeyman and his father
went to Rocky Bar, where they man
aged and operated the quartz mill
of the Confederate Star mine until
March, 1866, when Mr. Honeyman
outfitted at Boise City (now Boise),
and with a party of six others left
for Helena. Mont. After prospecting
for two months the party bought a
mining claim at Reynold City which
turned out well and Mr. Honeyman
and one other of the party went
with the discovery party of the
Nappies creek mine on Salmon
river, Idaho, and losated several
Mr. Honeyman returned to Reyn
old and sold his property there, and
with his partners returned to Nap
pies creek and started mining and
laid out the town of Leesburg,
Idaho, putting in the winter getting
out house logs, selling town lots,
surveying and digging a ditch to
put on some of the bar claims. Mr.
Honeyman later sold out there and
departed for Portland, arriving here
November 12. 1867.
Mr. Honeyman married Agnes Mc
Kay In January, 1877, when he re
turned to his birthplace in Canada
for a vacation. Mr. and Mrs; Honey
man returned to Portland and re
sided here since. They were the
parents of six children: George L
who died in 1904; Ethel A. Gardner
of Tacoma. Jennie M. Jubitz, Frances
A. Scott. Willmm B. Jr.. and John
B. of Portland.
In 1886 Mr. Honeyman. was one
of the incorporators of the Portland
Linseed Oil works and was secre
tary and manager for eight years,
when the plant was sold to the Na
tional Linseed Oil company. Since
that time Mr. Honeyman had fol
lowed the appraisal business aud
the adjustment of fire losses. His
business extended over Oregon,
Washington, Idaho, Montana and
REPUBLICANS TO GATHER
Arrangements Under Way for
Meetings at Eugene.
EUGENE, Or., Aug. 18. (Special.)
Arrangements are being com
pleted for the meeting of repub
lican state legislative candidates
and hold-over senators to be held
here September 9, at which time
Walter . L. Tooze, chairman of -the
state central committee, will be
present in addition to republican
committeemen from all parts of the
On the suggestion of Mr. Tooze,
there' will be three separate meet
ings. The republican legislators,
the congressional committee and
the county central committee will
each meet at different hours and
in the evening a joint meeting of
the hree groups will be held.
Plans for the gathering are being
made by the Lane county central
committee and it is possible that a
dinner will be given in the evening
to which invitation.8 will be ex
tended to prominent men and
women of the republican party who
are not members of the organiza
CONSULS RECEIVE ORDER
Mexican Customs Director Modi
fies 3 Per Cent Ruling.
Mexican consuls within the United
States have been advised by the
Mexican embassy at Washington,
according to word received yester
day by the trade and commerce de
partment of the Chamber of Com
merce, that the order issued 'by the
Mexican director-general of customs
known as Circular No. 96, dated
June 12. must be enforced. This
provides that, merchandise originat
ing at points where ne Mexican con
sul resides shall pay the 3 per cent
consular fee upon the original value
o fthe goods, increased by the cost
of freight and charges to the 'near
est point where a Mexican consulate
is maintained. This "is the only of
ficial Mexican order recently issued
to modify t-he former ruling where
bythe 3 per cent consular fee on
all shipments to Mexico was based
upon the f. o. b. value, point of
PYTHIANS TO BE FETED
Celebration Will Mark Breaking
.. of Ground for Home.
VANCOUVER, Wash., Aug. 18. '
(Special.) A big celebration will
greet officers and members of the
Knights of Pythias here when the
ground is broken for the home to
be built by' the domains of Oregon
and Washington at a cost of $100,- ,
000. National and state officers of !
the lodge wlU visit the city to take ;
I If; ; ' - , I I
I : fit
part in the ground-breaking rites.
The celebration will begin next Fri
day night with a public dance. Sat
urday morning the visitors will be
taken on an automobile trip over
the North Bank highway as far as
Camas and on a tour through the
Clarke county prune belt. A street
parade will start at 1:30 o'clock Sat
urday afternoon, ending at the home
site at Thirty-seventh and Main
A , number of special trains
will arrive here Friday bearing
members of the lodge from all parts
of Washington and Oregon.
The home will include two build
ings, one for the orphans and the
other for the old folk. The plans
for the home were approved re
cently at the state convention of
the order. The combined lodges of
Oregon and Washington have $100,-
( 000 on han(J to spend on the project
SCHOOL GAIN IS RECORD
8468 PUPILS ENROLLED IN
Male Teachers Get Average Pay
of $137 Monthly Bonded '
t Debt Is $294,010.
OREGON OITY, : Or.. Aug. 18.
(Special.) Although the past year
showed the largest gain in school
enrollment on record for any single
annual period, the remarkable fea
ture about the gain is that-it is in
dicative of the holding of students
through longer periods or school
ing, rather than due to any great
increase in population., according to
Brenton Vedder, county school su
perintendent. Mr. Vedder, has just
completed the annual report for the
school year which ended in' June,
1922. It shows a total enrollment
in all of the county schools of 8468,
an increase of 487 over 1921 and a
gain of 1313 since 1915.
The report shows a considerable
increase in the salaries paid to
teachers over the county, which the
superintendent says is compatible
with the increased efficiency of-all
of the' schoois. The average month
ly salary of the men teachers is
$137 and the women, $103.- In 1915
it was $82 for the men and $61 for
Of the total number of neachers
95 hold certificates through grad
uation from normal school or uni
versity courses, as against "45 in
1918. . .
The bonded indebtedness of the
school districts in the county has
nearly doubled since 1915. It is
now $2'94.010 as against $1-62,200
seven 'years ago. This increase, the
superintendent states, has been due
to the extensive building and ground
MAN LEAPS INTO RIVER
Body of Unidentified Suicide Not
"Tell Bobbie good-bye for me."
With this injunction to Bridge Ten
der Leonard, an unidentified man
jumped to the railing of the draw
span of the Burnside street bridge
at about 3 A. M. yesterday and
leaped into the river.
The bridge tender called the har
bor patrol and a search for the
missing man was started.
City Grappler Brady began grap
pling for the body at daylight but it
had not been recovered last night.
The suicide left nothing on the
bridge to reveal his identity. Neither
was his hat found- floating en the
water when the harbor police ar
rived. The bridge tender was unable
to furnish any description of the
Richard C. Lee.
Richard C. Lee, for many years
an active newspaper writer, but. for
the last four years assistant license
inspector for the city of Portland,
died yesterday at his home,' 1039
Division street. Death followed an
illness which necessitated him tak
ing a six months' leave of absence
following his regular vacation pe
riod in June. Mr. Lee was a grad
uate of Princeton university and
had been associated with. news
papers in Philadelphia, San Fran
cisco, San Diego and Astoria,; Or.
He was on the local staff of The
Oregonian for a number of years.
He is survived by his widow and
two sisters, Mrs. Spencer Trotter
and Miss Margaretta Lee. Funeral
arrangements have not yet been
-;Mrs. Carrie M. Norrls. '
GOLDEN DALE, Wash., Aug. lS.
(Special.) Carrie M. Norris, aged 60.
wife of Fred G. Norris,. died from
heart disease yesterday at the Norcis
farm near Appleton, Wash. Mrs. Nor
ris suffered a broken leg- about -a
month ago, sustained in a fall when
a porch swing broke. Fred G Nor
ris came to Klickitat county about
15 years ago from Washington, D. C,
and located near Appleton. He was
for many years engaged in clerical
work at the capital. Don S. Norris,
formerly a merchant at Lyle, Wash., ,
is the only surviving child. ' Funeral
services will be held at Appleton
Mrs. Mary Cooper.
CORVALLIS, Or, Aug. 18. (Spe
cial.) Mary Cooper, wife of Thomas
Cooper, of this city, died at the
family residence last night. She
was born in this county nearly 67
years ago, her father. Prior Scott,
having come to Benton in 1845. She
was married to Mr. Cooper in 1875
She is survived toy her husband, an
ex-member of the Oregon legisla
ture; by her sons, Fred Cooper of
Corvallis and, George Cooper of Eu
gene, and by a daughter, Mrs. Emery
J. Newton, of Corvallis. The funeral
services will be held Sunday after
noon at the Congregational church.
Read The Oreerontan classified ads.
Your business station-,
ery is your representa
tive. Does it repre
sent you properly and '
convey the impression
not, let ns farnish
II yon the kind that will II j
if be effective. Ill
OFFICE REMOVAL HOLDS
. i ,
SECRETARY MELLON STATES
REASONS FOR TRANSFER.
Technical Offices of. Income Tax
Division .Will Remain "Here
, to Handle Oregon Work.
A message: received yesterday by
J. C. Ainsworth, president of the
United States. National bank from
Secretary of the - Treasury Mellon
repeated the decision of the depart
ment to maintain the consolidated
office of the Oregon-Washington in
ternal revenue field division in Se
attle. Portland, however, has not
given up the fight which was start
ed when the original announcement
of transfer of the Portland field di
vision .. office force to Seattle was
made. - . ;
Secretary Mellon's message to Mr.
Ainsworth was as follows:
Government' interests preclude post
ponement .of plans" to consolidate the in
ternal : revenue departments of Oregon
and' Washington. Offices will be malrp
tained' la Portland to transact Income tax
business, and while ..the admintatration
headquarters will be, In Seattle, this will
be - the only change, since- technical of
fices will remain in Portland. , -1
W. D. B. Bodson, g-eneral manager
in a mighty photoplay drama
' "ste V f'"c1
A great story superbly
told. To laugh at to
shed a wee tear and
then a climax, to love
and remember always.
A picture even
For the benefit of our patrons this
feature starts at 11:35 A. M.; 1:35,
3:35, 5:35, 7:35 and 9:35 P. M.
TODAY AND ALL WEEK
of the Chamber, of Commerce,' gave
assurance that a strong presentation
of Portland's position la opposition
to the change now being made is in
preparation. It will be handled at
Washington principally through the
Oregon, delegation in congress, h
Special Fair Rates Made."
EUGENE, Or., Aug. 18. (Special.)
Reduced rates over the Southern
Pacific lines from any point In Lane
county to Eugene haye,been granted
during the annual county fair here.
A round trip rate of fare and one
half will be sold September lt-22
and good returning to September 24.
A special rate has' also been granted
for the excursion from this city to
Florence September 15 for th
western Lane? fair.
Mazamas to Return Sunday.
EUGENE. Or.. Aug. 18. (Special.)
A caravan of 17 cars from this
city will leave here early Sunday
morning for Frog camp, near the
base of the Three Sisters, to bring
the delegation of Mazamas back to
Eugene after a two weeks' outing
at the mountain. The Marama
party of , 65 will leave Eugene
Sunday afternoon at 4 o'clock over
the Southern Pacific, arriving at
Portland at 8 o'clock.
Phone your want ads to. The Ore-
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