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f HE SUNDAY OREGON IAN. PORTLAND. AUGUST 4, 1912.
CHIEF OF ALBANY
was notified of the case last night at
10 and has been working continuously
on the matter.
Coroner T. S. Watson viewed the
body as it lay on the sand bar in the
river this afternoon and will hold an
The theory of suicide is generally
believed. The girl was last seen last
night about 9 and was dressed in a
light Summer dress without a hat
Neighbors were aroused after the girl
was missing and for the most of the
night it was feared that she had been
kidnaped.- The police spent the entlr
night searching the railroad yards and
the surrounding country. There had
been no family quarrels of any kind
and It is believed that the girl was Buf
fering from walking typhois. as she
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Warning in Printed Missive.
Plot Laid to Blot Out All
More Than 100 Boys Housed
Under Most Insanitary
'V Conditions. .
ALBAXY BOY HAS RECORD IX
ATTENDANCE AT SCHOOL
FOR 8V4 YEARS.
DAUGHTRY NOT PERTURBED
INVESTIGATION IS MADE
"Stay Home After Dark or We Will
Fill You Full of Lead,'.' Is Decla
ration of "U. S." Incendlary
Fires - Believed Start.
Acting Governor Olcott and Other
distinguishing features of our
display of this popular fur
niture. State Officials Visit Place
Superintendent Hale Has
Remedy but Asks Aid.
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SALEM. Or., Aug. 3. (Special.)
Alarming conditions exist at the Oregon
State Training- School, which is now
bousing 101 boys, with more arriving
Sleeping under-leaky roofs, with un
sanitary toilets In connec'on, on the
top floor of a high building which is so
arranged as to be a veritable nretrap,
the bovs are surrounded by adverse
Danger for all of the boys lurks as
well in the sleeping-rooms on the upper
5 floor, which would be converted inio a
I morgue if a fire of any proportions
I should sweeD the building.
J ' The fire-escape from the top floor to
' the ground is barred from the exit by
t heaVy Iron screening. This screening
jia locked with a rusty padlock, and no
one about the Institution knows where
: the key Is located, nor has anyone
known for many months.
; iaillork. Too. Is Rtmty.
f .The padlock Itself is" so rusty that It
Is'doubtful If the key would unlock it If
the key could be found. If the screen
lng Is removed"the fire-escape lies open
to the danger that boys will attempt to
-climb down It. Superintendent Hale in
tenda to break the lock and remeay
this "condition,- btft as it stands it is a
menace. The only other means of es
.cape would -be a sheer Jump to the
ground from' other windows which are
fully 60 or 70 teet in the air, or down
three flights of winding stairway whicn
are no more than three or four feet
wide. The new superintendent is
alarmed at these conditions.
The third floor of the Institution is
entirely devoted to sleeping accommo
dations for the boys, aside from a cor
ridor which Is used by the nightwatch-
man. In all of the sleeping-rooms the
conditions are bad. In one of the
rooms, used by the larger boys, the ven
ti'i.tion has been so poor that Superin
tendent Hale was compelled to tear out
. parts of the ceiling to allow the air to
circulate through the room.
In the center sleeping-room the walls
rin . places . are literally covered with
'rust from the leaks through the roof
which have caused water to flow
through' the plastering and walls. . -'Dilapidation'
The entire building is in a dilapl
dated condition. Practically no im
prrvements to speak of have been made
in connection with the building proper
Tor 20 years, with the exception of two
wings, which were added years ago.
One of the filthiest and most unsani
tary buildings in connection with the
entire institution Is an old cow barn,
which has been standing for many
years, so situated as to place a blot on
the landscape of the institution.
That the milk which conies from such
a. barn is to say the least unsanitary,
and in probably many cases diseased.
Is the belief of Superintendent Hale.
He is making some improvements on
this barn with a hope of obviating con
ditions as far as possible.
Olcott Makes InpctIon.
An inspection of the building made
by Acting Governor Olcott and other
state officials today, with an Orego
nian. representative, disclosed these con
ditions, which have been complained of
before, but which have been standing
largely because of a lack of funds to
make needed l improvements and
"Some' improvements can be made at
a minimum expense, and will be made,
but the Irrstitatlon will never be safe
and sanitary until some radical changes
are made In connection with It," saici
Superintendent Hale today.
"The whole plan of the institution is
wrong in the first instance. In my
opinion." he concluded. "The modern
Institutions of this character have all
adopted the cottage plan. We have one
cottage on the grounds which is now
In use for office work, but I intend to
move the offices over to the building
and convert this into a cottage for the
boys as an example of the working of
the cottage plan to place before the
members of the next Legislature."
Superintendent Hale plans to con
vert an old wooden structure into a
gymnasium, the apparatus to be made
by the boys themselves.
It is his hope to secure some recog
nition from the next Assembly. From
the fact that no material improvements
have been made at the school, espe
cially on the main building, for many
years, he believes, with the unsanitary
conditions as they exist and with the
plainly apparent danger to the health
of the boys, which is visible on every
hand, that some steps should be taken
toward Improvement along these lines.
SHARPERS WORK WIRES
f-heridan Man Mulcted of $50 on
Old "Sick Brother" Game.
SHERIDAX. Or., Aug. 3. (Special.)
"A. Q. Latimer of Amity was the vic
tim last week of confidence men In a
new department of the game. The tilck
was turned by a telegram from -San
Francisco purporting to be from his
brother, Henry Latimer. The telegram
stated that on his way west he had
been injured and required $50 for hos
pital expenses in San Francisco. The
money was at once sent.
This, however, was not enough for
the sharpers and they sent another
message asking for $50 more. A. Q.
Latimer's suspicions were then aroused
ind he trlegraphed to his brother's
home In Texas and soon received a
reply that his brother was then In
Texas and had no intention of coming
Mr. Latimer will follow the matter
tip and if the guilty ones are found
they will be prosecuted to the limit.
That the sharpers were familiar wit
the brothers is certain, as they made
use of a nickname familiar to only a
LOST GIRL FOUND DEAD
'Eody Is Recovered In Yakima River
5' After AH-Xight Search.
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rial.) The body of Dorothy Galleson,
the 20-year-old girl whose disappear
ance last night aroused the entire
county, was found at 4 o'clock this af
ternoon in the Yakima River by Chief
- of Police William ilinton. A posse of
25' men has been scouring the country
'.'about the city all afternoon searching
-for a trace of the girl. Sheriff Gorman
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ALBAXY. Or., Aug. S. (Spe
cial.) Having attended public
school for eight and one-half
years continuously and having
never been absent nor tardy a
single time during all of that
period. David Leininger, an Al
bany boy. has established a rec
ord which is probably not equaled
by any schoolboy In the entire
country. He is a son of Dr. and
Mrs. H. A. Leininger, of this city,
and is 14 years old. He com
pleted the eighth grade of the
Central Public School this year
and is now a freshmen In the Al
bany High School. .
had been complaining of not feelina
wen lur several aays.
OREGOX EASTERN HCRR1ED
THOUGH LABOR IS SHORT.
First Seven Miles of AYork Above
Oak Ridge Is Fast Scaring Com
pletion Outlay Enormous.
OAK RIDGE, Or.. Aug. 3. (Special.)
Work on the Oregon Eastern exten
sion is being pushed as fast as men
and machinery can do the work. There
is a shortage of laborers now and
many more men are wanted and could
be used. The first seven miles above
Oak Ridge is fast nearing completion
and probably will be completed early
this Winter. Electric light plants
have been installed and the steam
shovels on this work are running con
stantly day and night. Rock shifts
are also working both day and night,
and heavy blasts can be heard at all
Preparations are being made for
pushing the work on up the Salt Creek
Canyon to the summit of the Cascades.
A road camp has been established and
a wagon road is being built up as far
as the Salt Creek Springs, and It is
said the road will be constructed
through to the summit at once. The
building of this wagon road is to get
in supplies and machinery for con
struction work and, considering the
topography of the country through
which it is being built, it represents
an enormous outlay of capital in itself.
Surveying parties are crowding the
survey work between the springs and
the summit locating a permanent sur
vey and establishing grade. Work of
clearing the right of way will be re
sumed just as soon as the season opens
for permitting the burning of the
brush. Here again is an enormous
outlay, as a strip 300 feet wide must
be cleared of every vestige of timber
growth and all that cannot be utilized
must be destroyed. It is ponderous
and costly work to hew a railroad
path through mountains.
ALBANY, Or., Aug. ' 3. (Special.)
Ellis Daughtry, Chief of Police of Al
bany, today received a letter purport-
ng to come from someone wno is trjins
tn ston selling liauor in Albany
whfv In threatening language, war
the chief to have the night men on th
force "go slow" In view of the fact that
two buildings In this city, containini
alleged "blind pigs." were destroyed b:
incendiary fires this week. This an
onymous letter has aroused consider
The letter Daughtry received reads
"Your duty is day chief. Stay horn
arter aarn, or we win mi yu iun v
lead. If you care for your night me
tell them to go slow. e win not i
taken but the blind pig business mu
stop. J. b.
. Ahfl.intaK fn thA letter wn
printed and the utmost care was taken
to prevent any means or laentiiicauon
It was written on plain paper with
pencil and mailed in a plain envelop
in the Albany postoffice.
Chief Not Worrying.
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letter and the police force will con
tinue its customary worn aay aim
There is a wide difference of opinior
i . w.ar.lntr tt thp lAttpr
Rtie tt IU INC iicBti...i5
o -1 - It la a OthPTS
rUII!K jjeupjo ucuc.o . . -- .i
think It was printed by some person
wno is reany going iu li m u--.
places where liquor Is said to be sold
The Franklin House, which has borne
the reDutation of being a "blind pig"
ever since Albany went dry six years
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-nm-ninc- At a o'cl ockx Wed nesday
morning a vacant house on Montgom
ery street, which It is said had been a
headquarters and storenouse ior oum
i -.. knrnoH rlnu n Vrom all I nd I
.!... knih fi,., Tver nf incendiary
origin. Firemen say that the smell of
kerosene was very apparent in Dotn tne
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Though It is generally Deneveu ii
both fires were of incendiary origin.
th railRR of their destruction is not
known. The contents of the Franklin
iTn,i n'n insured, but tne secona
w..iiinn. v...-nori vi-na not Detectives.
representing an insurance company, arc
..j . .,., Koon n Alhnnv thill
week. Investigating the Franklin House
fire, but are saia to ue Jr.u...cu
. i j nA,tr qtiiI V.dvA mndA no dis-
closures as to whether or not they se
cured any eviaence as i '"
of the incendiary.
Various Theories Advanced.
cn. nunU hero assert that -inter
ested parties burned the Franklin
House and that wnen it was seen mi
it- Hoxtmction elicited considerable
nMmBnt nf a favorable nature, that
the city had gotten rid of a nuisance, it
was suggested to someone to cause mis
Another theory Is that some person
who is determined to stop liquor sell
ing In Albany burned both buildings,
while still another view, which has
been advanced. Is that "blind-piggers"
burned both buildings for the destruc
tion of evidence.
Many, however, believe there was no
particular connection between tne two
fires and that the same people were
not rsponsible for both but that the
party causing the second fire merely
received the idea from the destruction
of the Franklin House.
Forest Fire Prevention Works.
EUGENE, Or., Aug. 3. (Special.)
Supervising Fire Warden Skinner, re
turned yesterday from the upper, wa
ters of the McKenzie River with the
statement that conditions for the pre-,
vention of forest fires were never bet
ter. Settlers in that territory are keen
ly alive to their duties in the matter
of preventing fires and in extinguish
ing incipient flames, and the hunters
and campers, too, are exercising cau
tion. There has not been a fire in the
Cascades of Lane County this year.
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Sample Eugs Several of them to be removed from our
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llGRATfl IS THEME
SOUTH DEND CONGRESS TO DIS.
CUSS ITS EVERY PHASE.
iOSgefl-Off Iands, Good Roads and
Transportation Other Topics
to Be Considered. .
SOUTH BEND, Wash., Aug. 2. (Spe
cial.) Because P. A. Holbrook, ct
Twtian.fr has acnulred a widespread
reputation for having expended more
energy and money tnan any omer ranu
in the Northwest in an attempt to re
duce the cost of clearing land, he will
find himself in trouble trying to frame
p an excuse for turning down a very
invitation to' be present and
take part in the programme now being
prepared tor the quarterly meeting of
the Southwest Washington j-eveiop-
TWO SISTERS AND A BROTHER JOIN" IN TRIPLE "WEDDING.
LEFT TO RIGHT MR. AND MRS. .LLOYD L. RYAN, MR. AND MRS. JEAN B. HOSS. MR. AND MRS.
SALEM Or Aug 3 (Special.) A triple wedding ceremony was performed here Tuesday, July 31, at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Burger. 1645 Chemeketa street, by the Rev. A. N. Avison, pastor of the
First M. E. Church, when a son and two daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Burger were married to young people
Y'eUThe0threeerbridegroom8 and tne three brides are: Miss Anna Burger and Jean Hoss; Miss Mollle Tuck
and Frederick W. Burger, and Miss Helena Burger and Lloyd L. Ryan. All are of Salem, with the exception
of Lloyd L. Ryan, who is now of The Dalles, but formerly resided here.' '.,,.,
Following the wedding ceremony a dinner was served on the lawn, about 2o people participating.
ment Association, to be held In South
Bend August 29, 30 and 31.
"First Immigration Congress," is the
official label that will be placed on
the meeting, and the slogan will be:
"A united effort for the industrial up
building of Southwest Washington,"
with the accent on "united."
While the discussions at the busi
ness sessions will be under the gen
eral heads of "Logjred-off . Lands,"
"Good Roads" . and "Transportation,"
the programme will be so arranged
that all numbers will lead up to the
immigration question. This in turn
will be subdivided and discussed from
the viewpoints of getting people' on
the lands in Southwest Washington
the kind .of people to get, how to get
them, what we can do to Induce them
to come, how we are prepared to take
care of them and what is necessary for
us to 'lo to hold them when we bring
The frst two days of the meeting
will be given over entirely to business
sessions, with which nothing will be
permitted to conflict. On Saturday,
the third and final day of the meeting,
however, the strain will be relaxed
and everyone will go to Tokeland
Beach for a clam bake and one gen
eral good, big time. Practically every
industry and every business house in
Pacific County will close down on this
day and every resident will act as a
special Jollying committee to entertain
To give real spice to the programme
for this occasion, all candidates of
everv shade of political belief who are
asking for support in the primaries to
be held September 10 will be invited
to be present. No strings will be
placed on the aspiring statesmen, and
they can either "gumsnoe or pcn
bind" as best suits their fancy.
ASTORIA FISH RUN IS LIGHT
Spurt, AVhloh Looked Good Several
Days Ago, Shows Decrease.
ASTORIA, Or., Aug. 3. (Special.)
Reports received from the lower har
bor today show that the spurt of fish
which entered the river a couple ol
days ago, has dropped off. Light
catches were made In that section last
nlrht and today. Further-up the rivel
the hauls were a little better than
earlier in the week, as the spurt, which
has been hanging about the spits at
the mouth of the river, is proceeding
up stream. It was hopea tnat vwieu
. i. - tmnpivpH for a few davs that
it had come to stay for the balance
of the season, but the indications iu
day are far from favorable.
Gold Hill Building Booms.
GOLD HILL, Or., Aug. 3. (Special.)
The past tew montns nave w
u-.okis noHvitv tn hnllrilnir in this
city. Many handsome residences, most
ly the bungalow siyie, ui nc.o
finished. Among those who have evl
Have You Heard the
Do you realize what can' be done with these in
struments? The Multa Musola or Automatic Enunciator, as
it is sometimes called, is a conveyor of sounds, over
telephone wires, not only to individuals, but to
groups and audiences.
The audiences may be located in many places, far
apart, but they all hear simultaneously. -
. REMEMBER, there is nothing to hold or strap
to your ears.- The Multa Musola speaks out loud.
Hear It at
Ernst's Confectionery, Seventh and Washington
Holtz' New Store, Third Floor
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Demonstration 11 A. M. to 2 P. M. and 3-5 P. M.. 6-9 P. M.
Baseball score at the end of each inning.
For further information apply to
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201 Washington St.
denced their faith in Gold Hill and the
Rogue River Valley by erecting per
manent and sightly dwellings are Fer
man Zana, C. F. Penning. A. J. T. Smith,
Reuben Caine, C. D. Stelnhoff and F. W.
Dodge. Many others have made ex
tensive alterations and improvements
in their homes.
SCHOOLS AND tlOLT.KOES.
Chartered by the Kesenta 1887.
Twenty-si-xth annual session opens Oc
tober 7. Itlli.
Cl'KRlCTLL'M A course of four years'
duration, of eight months each, leading to
rhe degree of Doctor of Medicine.
nmjlIKEMENTS OF ADMISSIOJT A
successfully completed four-year hlBh school
course; and. in addition, one year of col
lege work, embracing biology, chemistry,
physics and a modern, foreign language
LABORATORY KACIIJTIES Ample fa
cilities for practical, technical training In
the departments of anatomy. physiology,
pathology and bacteriology, chemlatry and
pharmacbloKy undir special Instructors.
CLINICAL ADVANTAGES The lares city
hospitals, including Cood Samaritan, St.
Vincent's and the Multnomah Hospital, of
fer excellent facilities for clinical teaching;
and the Portland free dispensary Is con
ducted under the auspices of this college, In
affiliation with tho People's Institute, and
the Visiting Nurses' Association. The class
es are divided Into small groups, with a
view to more individual Instruction. Op
portunity for Internships are offered In th
various hospitals at the time of graduation.
For catalogue and particulars address Dr.
Kenneth A. J. Mackenzie, Dean, Medical
Department, I'nlverslty of Oregon, 23d and
LoveJoySts., Portland. Or.
This great Institution opons Its noon
for the Fall semester on September 20th.
Courses of Instruction lncludef General
Agriculture. Agronomy. Animal Hus
bandry, Dairy Husbandry, Bacteriology.
Botany and Plant pathology. Poultry
Husbandry, Horticulture, Entomology.
Veterinary Science, Civil Engineering.
Electrical Engineering, Mechanical En
gineering, Mining Engineering, High
way Engineering, .Domestic acience.
Domestic Art, Commerce, Forestry,
Pharmacy, Zoology, Chemistry, Physics,
Mathematics, English Language and
Literature, Public Speaking, Modern
Languages, History, Art, Architecture.
Industrial Pedagogy, Physical Educa
tion, Military Science and Tactics, and
Catalogue and Illustrated literature
mailed free on application. Address:
Registrar, Oregon. Agricultural College,
School Year Opesi September 20th.
LAW DEPARTMENT. UNIVERSITY - OF
Fall term opens September 17, 1912. Course
of three years, leading to degree of LLt. B.
and embracing 20 branches of the law. In
cluding moot court and debate work. Can
didates prepared especially for admission to
bar. Faculty of seventeen Instructor!. Lo
cated in heart of city. Adjacent to courts.
For catalogue giving entrance requirement!
and full Information address T. Halter CU
lard. Secretary, 214 Central Bldg,, Portland.
Hill Military Academy
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