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THE SUNDAY OKEGONIAN. fOKTLAND,' FEBRUARY 9. 1913.
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BRIDGE BILL TO BE
Measure Will Relate Exclu
sively to Interstate Boun
SATISFACTION IS SEEN
GROWTH OF CITY OF BANDON KEEPS STEADY AND ,
ATMOSPHERE OF PROSPERITY IS PREVALENT
Vast Timber Resources and Good Harbor Lay Foundation for Great Community-Water Traffic to and From Port Doubles in Two Years-School
Able 1111 an eg vrruwa aim x auuiico um w w -
orit TRI'E-TO- KAMR
Plant now. Will give
flowers for the June
Rose Carnival. We list
the newest and best
roses from the noted
Irish. English and
French growers, and the
that are home- grown.
!tO FINE" PLANTS
XOR BETTER VALVES
ARK OBTAIN ABLE.
Joint Bridge and Highway Commit
tee in Salem Makes Suggestions
and Asks Document Be Re
drafted and Submitted.
The interstate bridge commission
will prepare for submission tomorrow
through the Joint bridge and highway
committee of the Legislature a bill
exclusively ' relating to interstate
boundary bridges, under which it Is
to be made possible for the Oregon half
of the proposed Columbia bridge to be
constructed by Multnomah County.
The committee appeared Friday at a
session of the Joint bridge and high
way committee In Salem and that body
declared all of the features suggested
in the bill with refefcsnce to interstate
boundary bridges and the methods of
their construction to be entirely sat
isfactory, and requested that the bill
be redrafted to embody exclusively the
bridge features, promising that such
a bill placed In their hands tomorrow
will be submitted to the Legislature
as coming from Its Joint committee.
Members of the Interstate bridge
committee met yesterday and
reviewed the bill preparatory to the
redraft suggested by the Legislature"!
committee. It Is now working upon
e. bill embodying provisions dealing ex
clusively with the boundary bridge
features, which were approved and rec
ommended at the Joint committee meet
This draft will be completed and
presented to the Joint committee to
morrow morning, and. with the mem
bers of the Joint committee submitting
:t with their Indorsement to the Leg
islature. Is expected to pass with little
or no opposition.
SIUSLAW TO BE DREDGED
Xorth Fort "Kill Be Made Navigable
tor Boats of Ranchers.
FLORENCE, Or, Feb. 8. (Special.)
I Representing the people living along
the North Fork of the Siuslaw River,
four delegates from that seetlon were
present at the meeting of the local
Port Commission Wednesday to ask
an appropriation of 500 for clearing
out snags and dredging sand bars
which interfere with navigation along
. In the past, it baa only been pos
sible for most of the launches owned
In that section to come to town when
tides were most favorable, and as the
North Fork is one of the most thickly
settled and prosperous dairying sec
tions of the Siuslaw Valley, the resi
dents felt they were entitled to con
sideration at the hands of the Port
An appropriation of $300 was al
lowed them, and the remaining $200
needed for the work will be raised
locally. A dredge is on the ground,
doing work for local dairymen, and the
work of rendering the stream more
navigable will commence at once. Xo
regular passenger boats travel the
North Fork, as over a dozen of the
residents own launches, in which they
travel to and from town.
INDIANS ENTER PROTEST
N'ez Perce Tribe Objects to Timber
Sales' on Deferred Payments.
LEWISTOJf, Idaho, Feb. $. (Special.)
A meeting of the Commercial Club
will be held February 11 at Lewist -n.
in which the sale of Indian timber lands
will be discussed.
The Government haa been Intending
to sell these lands and the money re
ceived was to be paid to the Nes Prce
Indians In Installments. The Nea Perce
Indians held a council at Lapwai some
time ago and adopted resolutions pro
testing against such an arrangement.
Tho majority of them are willing to
have the Government sell the 'and pro
viding they are paid the proceeds in a
lump sum when the land is sold. The
meeting next week Is to try cct
evolve some plan by which the land can
be sold and the Indians satibried.
The proposition from the Indians'
point of view will bo discussed by dif
ferent members of the tribe, some of
whom are Carlisle gradua'.xa
Much valuable timber now tied cp
will become available shoull the land
FAIR TO BE JhlELD BY POLK
Association Now Is Working In Or
der to Obtain Grounds.
DALLAS, Or, Feb. 8. (Special.) The
Polk County Fair Is to be an annual
event. The fair association, recently
organized, is now working to secure
grounds for a permanent exhibit build
ing. The City of Dallas has been asked
to donate the City Park as a site for
the new fair grounds.
Arrangements will be made to pur
chase some additional ground upon
which will be constructed a race track
and ball park. The chances of having
a west aide league the coming year is
stimulating interest in the building of
a ball park. At a meeting of the base
ball enthusiasts of Dallas. McMlnn
vllle, Sheridan and Hlllsboro, held at
Mi-Mlnnvllle last night, tempqrary
plans for the new league were made,
and It Is believed that a fast alx-team
league will be the result of the meet
ing. EMPLOYE DEFENDS ENGINE
Engineer Ignorant of Railroad's
Change of Ownership.
VALE. Or, Feb. 8. (Special.) Not
long since, Robert Bacon, a former
locomotive engineer on the Oregon
Eastern between Vale and the big tun
nel, found his engine slightly disabled
and took it to Boise for repairs. While
lie was away the Oregon Eastern was
turned over to the O.-W. R. a N. Com
pany and all the Oregon Short Line
Bacon was none the wiser, however.
When be returned to Vale he had no
sooner brought his engine to a stop In
the local yards than an O.-W. R. & N.
engineer climbed Into the cab. In an
swer to Bacon's question the new engl
neer said he was going to take charge
as ordered. Bacon resented the intru
sion and a flstflght ensued, In which
the combatants threw each other off
the engine three or four times before
the matter was finally explained.
BANDON, Or., Feb. 8. (Special.)
The spirit of enterprise so evident
n Dnndnn timer falls to elicit re
marks of praise from those who visit
this town. The business streets are
dotted with traders from early morn
ing until late in the evening, from one
end of the week to the other.
This air of prosperity Is not a light
Summer breeze, of uncertain origin and
brief existence. Dut a good, strong
trade wind coming from a substantial
i inrilnAttnar a
growth and stability that is a logical
result of the resources lu ti"" -contiguous
Banuon s development nas oeen rapm.
but steady, and is due largely to the
practically Inexhaustible forests of
timber and to the harbor. But by no
means is timber the only asset in Ban
don's trade territory, for the Coqullle
River at the moutn or wmcn
is situated furnishes salmon in com-
. n1lantiHaa riaJrv ranches are
numerous, apiaries are all along the
river, mines prooucing coat, sm
platinum are paying, woolen goods are
nuifinnrrit and these Industries are
merely in their infancy.
Harbor Does Good Trade.
...nr.H knaiK antrred the Bail.
don harbor during the year 1912. In
the past two years shipments have
doubled. At present there are 18 oce
anio boats that call regularly at Ban
don wharves for their cargoes. Seven
of these are freight and passenger
steamers, ana some are ran
which are only freighters. The follow
ing data give a concrete idea of the
business transacted by merchant ma
rine. This gives the total amount of
.hinnin. ami the number of passengers
over the Bandon bar for 1912.
Lumber, 66.66S.00U leet; singles, -079
000 feet; ties, 181,000; piling. 328B;
matchwood, 1036; splints, 9S56; salmon.
17 157 cases; coal. 622 tons; freight in.
16 207 ton; freight out, 2407 tons: pas
sengers in 1465; passengers out, 1647.
The four lumber mills of Bandon
have been overhauled and have added
to their equipment tnis year, two ui
them having doubled. Two new timber
camps have been opened, one eight-mile
logging road has been built. This is
the road upon which the train was
wrecked last November, resulting fa
tally to six men.
A box factory has been erected with
capital stock of $10,000 and with ca
pacity of 10.000 feet. This factory will
add much to the pay roll of the town.
The Bandon Power Company has
made extensive improvement in the
eleotrlo service by building a new plant
and furnishing night and day current;
$200,000 was paid to the Cotfullle Val
ley dairymen for milk and cream; $16,
000 worth of platinum was extracted
from the mines near Bandon. Oil wells
have been developed to a paying prop
osition. Coal lands have been purchase
wtlh the immediate intention of the
buyers to open them. The woolen mills
have been weaving night and day witl
more orders on file than they can fill.
These few facts represent the grow
ing commercial life of Bandon and may
be emphaslxed by a few notations as
to the number of people who are at
tracted to the place.
School Census Iaereaaes.
The Coqullle River Transportation
Company report that from June. 1912.
until January 1, 191S, tho steamer Co
qullle between Bandon and Coqullle
City, carried 21,000 pasengers. an av
erage of 100 per day. The gasoline
launch Wolverine carried 13,000. These
two river boats transport one-half of
the passengers, the remainder traveling
on the Xour other river boats which
combine freight with passenger traf
fic, 8112 passengers- cumins
on sea vessels. The Gallier Hotel reg-
019R mam for the VeaT
1912. The Gallier is only one of Ban
don's three better class hotels.
The school census enrolled 922 school
.1.11.1..- kl.h .oa an 1ncrfASA of 155
over the year 1911. According to the
common metnoo. 01 esirnmnnis mo vv
ulation xsanoon bcimjoj iiduii-i
hov a nanniAtlnn af 4610. an increase
of 776 in the last year.
A revived commercial ciuo nas em-
, ..iBplul na.pflta i-v n n (1 this
i..w 1 I. . n ..r..nl nMitaptsthnt
ciuo lias iiih.i,h;v ' m ... .
are working out to the good of tha
town. ins mosi noi&Die ui iiicno
the aid given to the good roads move
ment . ju a ."uii'ji w. ..............
advertising material, the Impetus given
Commission (this commission is now
SETTLEMENT OF SUBWAY MIXUP
PLEASES MAJORITY IN NEW YORK
Hardly Anyone Knows How Adjustment Was Reached or What Was Done, but Seemingly Transportation Will
Be Bettered, and That Is Enough, They Say.
BT LLOTD F. LOfTEBGArf.
NEW YORK, Feb. 8. (Special.)
The vast majority of New Tork
rs are thoroUKbly pleased be
cause the subway mixup has been set
tled. Frankness compels the admission
that most of them do not know what
has been done, or -wnat nas mm
tempted to be accomplished, but seero-
. ... .. ... a-nincr t ii have In-
ingiy wo " - -
creased transportation which is some-
tning we very oauiy mcu.
If one believes certain newspapers,
Public Service . Commissioner Wlllcox,
J. P. Morgan, and the responsioie
heads of the various traction compan
ies are entitled to oreiieai "
.w- u.tt nf vam? if onA grains his
editorial inspiration from other sheets.
the aforesaid -neroes uraor.o w
taken out and promptly hanged.
j? or nve y etv. mo .
has been with us constantly, and even
the experts admit privately max
do not know what it Is all about.
As for the general public the mem
bers thereof make no attempt to hide
their Ignorance, iney are
convinced they are being robbed, but
can stand it if given a chance to ob
tain foothold on cars going to work or
returning home at night. They de-
. v. vnrk hA Dushed with all
possible speed, and the efforts to stir
them up by mass oeeuiisa, www, -
Some Kind of Deal Wanted.
Perhaps the city is getting the worst
of the deal, but even a deal where one
gets the worst of It Is better than no
deal at all. especially In the vital mat
ter of transportation.
The members of the Board of Esti
mate and of the Public Service Com
misslon.who have accepted the terms
for the city, are representatives of all
parties and heretofore have been re
garded as honest and able men. It
seems almost Inconceivable to believe
that President of the Board of Alder
man Mitchell and Public Service, Com
missioner Maltbie are the only upright
i- .v. - i TTftith In human nature
U II KB U luw 1
is too strong to accept charges that
they are all disnonest.
The suffragists of the state are in a
high state of excitement these days
and as busy as the proverbial little
bee. The most important thing for them
is the passage by the Legislature of the
being organized); the rechrlstening of
the streets; the placing of Bandon on
the various trade maps of the coun
try; securing money for the improve
ment of the river channel, and now the
club Is making a strong effort to get
the telegraph company to give the
town direct connection with the outside
. .1 MtmmrHnl Club is
active in promoting Interests of the
A free Public Library-Board has been
. i nrA ,,nAr this directorate the
library'ls fast growing into a valuable
asset lor tne town.
Two new churches have
Constitutional amendment giving them
the right to vote. This went through
both Houses practically unanimously.
It does not mean, however, that votes
for women are assured. It simply starts
them on the way. Two years from now
the matter must again be submitted to
the Legislature and then if again sup-
. . . . it will be Hub-
mttted to a vote of the people at the
Fall election tnai year.
The women believe it Is all oyer
..... ... . .h.n,in, hut thev may striae
DUl IUO BllvuiBt " - .
some snags before the time comes fot
a popular expression of opinion.
Pilgrim to Bear Owm Kxpense.
"General" Bosalie Jones, who led the
"army" on foot to Albany In the un
time of some weeks, will
start on February 12 for Washington
where she and her supporters pyiu w
make things annoying for the incoming
us . '('....ml" Jnnel haa Issued
printed instructions for the guidance
... ii l in vhlnn
of her rouowers or iiuijuub
she says; ... .
ii,. win mint his or her
own expenses, usually from $2 to $2.60
a day. costumes iur ,.e" -.
. . . Finnic and hood.
knapsack and staff, can be had for $2
complete.- . . .
"The pilgrims outfit also consists of
,1 r. i,. .hnA with rubber
one inn w .... n , .
heels, woolen stockings, adhesive plast
ers, one tube oi vaseune, mo j
of cold cream."
t-w trminA of trained suf-
fragettes. Miss Jones says, enthusias-
. .. ...111 4 n (M1TT1A
tically: i guess wo -
of those sleepy Southern towns, ana
the betting is that she will.
The Interborough Suffrage Club has
gone Into, the delicatessen business.
They already have one store on Upper
Broadway, where they sell butter,
eggs, chickens, ham, bacon, maple
syrup and honey, all bought direct
from farmers. The first 12.000 eggs
were marked "Votes for women, but
this plan has now been abandoned.
Why it is not stated.
The women are doing a rushing
business, as they are selling below the
prices of the neighboring dealers, and
are so much encouraged that they are
arranging to start similar stores in
each of the 39 Assembly districts of
Manhattan and the Bronx.
Members of the stock exchange are
Vuildin? frffiJf. ezMtr
ized and one church edifice erected.
Two teachers have been added to the
corps of the public schools and two new
departments have been Inaugurated.
There are now 15 teachers. So the
moral and educational movements in
Bandon keep apace with the commer
cial. Bandon has attractions as a Summer
resort. Last Summer, there were not
less than 100 campers along tne oeacu
the Summer through, and Bandon beach
grows more popular from Summer to
Summer. The temperature ranges from
50 to 65 tnrougnoui tne )tr.
miirh axercised over the prospects
their powers will be curbed by the
Legislature. Governor Sulzer's recent
message did not take a positive posi
tion upon the question of Incorporation
and state regulation, but the indica
tions are that the lawmakers will take
pi rirclded stand. Senator Robert Wag
ner, leader of the upper house, who
Is a pretty good prophet on legislative
"There Is a general belief among the
oeople of this state that there are
abuses and evils which the governors
of the exchange seem unwilling or un
able to check. Therefore I believe that
It Is the duty of the Legislature to ex
ercise its powers not only to protect
the Investing public, but to restore the
confidence of the people in one of the
great business institutions of the state.
I agree with the Governor that the
time for action has come, but no ac
tion will be taken until all sides have
had a fair hearing."
Many members of the stock exchange
are both openly and privately in favor
of reforms. They admit that outside
manipulation of the stock market has
tended to undermine puDiic connoence,
while "short selling" and other deal
ing of like 'discreditable nature have
made business extremely Dad. Tne
members realize that their organization
Is in very bad odor and they are
anxious to get Into the good graces of
the public again.
Woman Forced to Pay.
It must not be imagined that the
consciences of the brokers are troubling
them. Tbey nave lost the business.
they want to get it back, and are will'
lng to do almost anything to accomplish
If a woman tells her daughter's fl
ance that she does not like the fit ot
his clothes, she Is laying up trouble
for herself. A magistrate has lust de
elded that a woman who acted in this
manner and told the young man to go
to the tailor must pay the - out.
Leo Waledeordsky Is described as an
artist, a real artist, but he hasn't mucn
money. He was paying attentions to the
daughter of Mm Bonla Adler, and ac
cording to the evidence produced in
.court called on one occasion accom
'nanled by Charles J. Nelson, a sales
man for a firm of tailors. The men
swear that Mrs. Adler admired the
"JULIET" This magnificent
and distinctive new rose, color
old gold on' outside of petals,
rich, rosy red Inside, is the most
? leasing and desirable of Eng
Ish introductions; has a delight
ful fragrance, beautiful foliage,
and Is a free and constant bloom
er A "gold-medal" rose.
KXTRA LARGE TWO-YEAR
PLANTS SL E TO BLOOM
c- -,lt Mat of ROSES. ORN"MENT
AL PLANTS, FLOWER AND VEGETABLE-
M)KUS. see our u
1813. If you are not on our mailing list,
send In your name.
PORTLAND SEED COMPANY
FRONT AND YAMHILL STS.
Phones Mala 400, A 0015.
Pianos Selling Fast
AT BUSH & LANE'S
We Must Vacate by March 1st
And as we have previously stated through the daily papers every
Piano and Player Piano in our present location must be sold before
we move, as a complete stock of Pianos and Player Pianos is already
on the way from our factory for our new store.
Kesrardless of the-fact that many shrewd buyers have taken advan
taee of our exceptional offer in big Piano values, we still have a very
complete stock, and caa show you Pianos and Player Pianos of almost
anv style or wood you might desire-
"We have many slightly used and second-hand Pianos which we
have taken in exchange. Many of them can hardly be told from new,
ranging in prices from $40 to $195.
Also a number of Organs at your own price.
Store open every evening until 9 o'clock.
0. W. Cross,
New Location After March
. ... : -nA Baicnd Leo. the
nt OI ..(!..-
artist, why he didn't wear similar
ClOtnCS. " ueieuiiui, C i
accompanied the salesman to the lat
ter s store ana ooubih un - -
162 and another for ?64 and a dresa
suit for 183.
Leo's mother was a voiuoio vn..,
testifying that her son was content
-I,,,'.! In a until Mrs.
Willi any " " - "
Adle told him he did not dress as be
coming her future son-in-law. lira
Adler. or course, eicneuu uc.i.
responsibility, but the Judge made the
tailors nappy oy ."'"'--for
the full amount The girl in the
. r . i .. - fi i n c-i t u r has mar-
case, Jura. jvi"t.i a ,
ried another man in the meantime so
Leo. the talented artist, is u.'eu
a.iit. nf clothes, which are now only
ORCHARDISTS STUDY PLAN
Odell League Members May Form
Fire Insurance Association.
HOOD RIVER, Or.. Feb. 8. (Spe
cial.) The formation of a mutual
i i.,.ir,rFA association has been
proposed by the members of the Odell
Development League ana it m
.. . i nf .hio kind will
mat an w8ui " V, i. j
materialize among the Valley orchard-
Ists. A vote was laneu 411 u
meeting of the members of the Odell
league and the sentiment expressed
was that the commercial and develop
ment -organizations of other sections
- .. ,, .. V. ....1,1 Ha askA to CO-
OI tne vaney nu" - ,
operate In making an Investigation. In-
. a. . f 1 T K n n vara si
surance to tne amount
pledged at the meeting.
W L. Shelrborn, George Sbeppard,
R. B. Miller and A. J. Krummenacker
were appointed on a committee to meet
with tha Hood River Commercial As
sociation. Orohardlsts here who are
former residents of Iowa declare that
such plans have resulted successfully
in that state.
CORPORATION TAX UPHELD
California Superior Judge Decides
40 Cases Simultaneously.
BAN FRANCISCO, CaL, Feb. . In 40
simultaneous decisions here today
Judge Sturtevant of the Superior Court
upheld the constitutionality of the
state corporation tax law of 1911. The
court also found that the good will
and dividend-earning capacity of a cor
poration conferred by the state when
It grants a franchise may be taxed by
Tbt corporations had argued that a
franchise worth millions could be taxed
for only tho actual amount it cost the
company to obtain it not more than
a few thousand dollars.
By agreement all the test oases In
the state were gathered together and
argued before Judge Sturtevant. The
companies were suing E. D. Roberts,
the State Treasurer, for taxes they had
paid under the law, aggregating about
Road Over Slsklyous Sought.
MEDFORD, Or., Feb. 8. (Special.)
Medford wants a good hard-surface
road over the Slsklyous into California
free of toll. The present Dollarhide
toll road is too steep a grade for
convenient travel and tourists are
- hv tha rharrA of SI fof
every person admitted. Today the first
step was taaen towaru mm " "
the County Court . Instructed T. W.
Osgood. County Surveyor, to make a
survey for a road with a maximum of
g per cent grade and to make an esti
mate of the cost. It is expected the
new road will pass east of the present
highway and will cost about 180,000.
Orchardlsts to Hear Lectures.
HOOD RIVER. Or, Feb. 8. (Special.)
Professors Boquet, Lewis, Cordley
and Jackson, who will come here next
week in the interest of the Oregon
Agricultural extension work, will hold
a Beries of all-day meetings in differ
ent places in the community. Their
A VV xnt Vim
1 Washington at 12th
work will, for the most part, cover
horticultural topics and demonstration
work will be carried on In the orchards.
The growers and their wives are plan
ning to attend the lectures and to bring
BEAR TRAP AWAITS THIEF
Rocky Butte Resident Proposes to
Protect His Bee Hives.
J. N. Hartley, who lives near Rocky
Butte, has been bothered by bee and
chicken thieves to such an extent that
he has set some bear traps in hopes of
catching them. In a letter to The
Orcgonlan he says :
"I have had eight beehives stolen in
the last three year the last one being
stolen on Sunday night. I have set
some bear traps near my chicken-house
and beehives and if the thieves ever
get their feet into one of these traps
the honey will not taste so good."
' Kelso After Delinquents.
CENTRALIA, Wash., Feb. 8. (Spe
cial.) The City Council of Kelso lias
voted to place In tho hands of the
City Attorney for immediate collection
all delinquent Improvement assess
ments. MANNING KtTBAXi
to try In your home 15 day.
Incandescent 800 candle pow
er. Uives belter light than gas.
electricity, acetylene or 15 or
dinary lampi, at one-tenth tha
H cost. For homea. storea, nsits
B and churchea. Buroa common
ffil raiol!n. Abaolutely af.
Y COSTS 1 CENT PEB NIGHT.
A I I Guaranteed 5 years. No wlrk.
I No chimney. No m a n 1 1
I trouble. No dirt. No amoke.
I I J No odor. A perfect light for
" every DurDoee. Take advantaee
d PA of our 15-day FREE TBI A I.
$6.50 &irraWrU todar- ACTOuv
H. W. MANNING LIGHTING SUPPLY CO.
'. Dixia oirwe.
Phone Main 2311.
DO YOTJ KNOW
17-19 N. 1st.
iilifll Main 6737
fiji A 7775
RIGHT IN IT K
WALTER JOY? J
- .u- .w ramitred. Last heard X
of in 1SSS. then aged 28. Was at Honolui.u
Toronto and Calgary. He left Calgary In
ISSS for Oregon. U. 8. A., and expected to
locate In vl.-inl.y of Portland or halem.
Write W. H. Bellam". Solicitor. 1.t-l-2
Strand. London. England. Otber papers