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THE SUNDAY OREGONTAN, PORTLAND, JULY 26. 1914.
BARK WRAPS LEGS
Campers Run Across Nature
Man 10 Miles From Start;
BODY IS MUCH SCRATCHED
'.Modern Primitive to Seek Rare
"Woeping Fir" Shelter Is Belief.
Kducators Compile Books
by Campflre lAght.
BT A. L. TAntBROTHBR.
KNOWLE8 CAMP. Klamath National
Forest, via. Grants Pass, Or.. July 25.
fBpecial.) Badly out up and bruised
from briars and brush of the forest,
Joe Knowles bas been located and
spoken to. Ha Is alive and welt He
bas had food In plenty, so far as could
be seen. He refused to speak to those
who saw him but he waved a string- of
fish he had on a branch and looked
happy and almost contented.
Ray Brings, who has a hydraulic
mine on Sucker Creek and who is now
camping: on Grizzly Creek, James Fren
dln. of Holland, and J. II. Brown, of
Seattle, were the three men who stum
bled upon Knowles about ten miles
from the Knowles Camp Thursday. The
news was brought to camp by these
men yesterday as they passed over the
divide on their way into Oregon.
Odd Footpriats Attract.
Thursday afternoon," said Frendln,
we were poking- along- Indian Creek
trail when we noticed peculiar print
In the soft soil along- the bank. They
did not look like the marks of shoes
r anything- we had ever seen. It may
earn strange but they looked more
like the tracks of a wild animal, but
what wild animal we bad not the
"Going- on we followed the tracks
and suddenly in front of us something
white loomed up through the brush
then the full flg-ure of a practically
naked man came into view. I knew
In an Instant it was Knowles. for I had
read in The Oregonian about the ex
perlment he was to make.
Kiowlea Carries F1h.
"When we got up close enough we
aw that his feet were encased in some
kind of sandal, made apparently from
bark, with the soles of wood. It is not
at all stranpe the tracks puzzled us for
I understand Knowles has no knife and
that he cut the soles out with a stone.
"He was carrying a small string of
fish on a forked branch and as we
spoke to him he waved them at us. as
much as to say: 'You see I am not
"One of us yelled: "Hello, Knowles.'
as we came in sight of him. but he
did not reply to us. He looked around,
shook the fish and In an instant
plunged into the brush out of sight.
Leci Covered With Bark.
"His body was madly marked by the
thorns and briars, but his legs were
apparently covered with bark of some
kind which was wound around and
around in the manner of a legging. He
looked well and apparently he was
not starving. I couldn't count the fish
on the stick but he had several, but
they were quite small."
Joe has told me over and over again
that there was one thing he was not
capable of doing, and that was to eat
raw fish. "I simply can't do it. and if I
do not get anything but fish and have
no lire I shall have to give up the ex
periment," he said. It is natural to
suppose, therefore, that he has fire and
was on his way to his den or shelter
when he was met by the three men.
Dr. Waterman Confident.
It would seem as though Dr. Water
man and Professor Edwards would be
able to pick up the trail easily now.
Both these men are in the forest all
day, and as yet no report as to Knowles
actual experience has been received at
camp. Yesterday, before the two men
left the camp on a search for Joe, or
for some record he may have left on
the trail. Dr. Waterman said this:
"The nights since Tuesday have all
been cold even in camp, and I am of
the opinion that Knowles has had suf
ficient time to show whether he can
stand the climate or not. He must have
succeeded in getting fire and a place
to sleep comfortably, or I am of the
opinion he would have been back in
camp by this time."
Knowles has repeatedly said that he
Would not go into the woods to die;
that if he found he could not live either
because of the climate or from lack of
food, be would come out and acknowl
edge himself beaten. That he has not
returned, and it is now live nights he
bas spent naked in the forest, would
seem to prove that he has found shel
ter, warmth and food of some charac
ter. Knowles to Prospect, Too.
All the men in this country are gold
craxy. Pocket hunters they are called
until they make their strike, and the
fever has even entered the Knowles
camp. Joe himself said before he went
Into the woods that he intended doing
a little prospecting himself. It is but
a short way from the camp to where
the first gold was discovered in Oregon
in 1SD2 by sailors who deserted from
their ship at Crescent City and came
into the mountains to search for the
Bert Lambert, the photographer of
the party, has purchased a pan and
spends most of his time trying to pan
gold when he isn't using the same pan
to wash dishes. In this manner the
camp has kept up a little Interest in
things since Joe disappeared. The tale
of the three prospectors brought Joy to
everyone. There Is not one In the party.
Including the two university professors,
who does not believe that Knowles will
make good, but the time hung heavy
waiting for the first news.
The conditions are so different from
what they are in the Maine woods and
the climate so much more severe at
night that fears were freely expressed
during the first two days that be could
never stand it. Those who know
Knowles well know that he will not
give up without a fight and some fight
Loaeaomeneaa In Specter.
One of the prospectors who came into
camp yesterday told the story of a real
wild man who lived In these forests
some years ago. The story goes that
be was disappointed in love and hiked
off Into the mountains to be alone and
away from everyone. At last tiring of
tbe lonesomeness of the woods he made
nia way into Holland to stay lor
short time and while In the little store
he met a woman. He backed out and
beat it for the woods again and did
not return until a searching party
iound him, a raving lunatic from lone
someness, took him out and sent him
to an asylum.
ine only fear Knowles seemed to
have before he went into the woods
was the lonesomeness of the forest. He
did dread that and he said so time and
"Weeping Fir" Sought.
Before Knowles went into the forest
he was told by a man he met of a tree
known as the "weeping fir." Accord
ing to report the tree is almost price
less and grows in but two parts of the
world, the Slskiyous and in Norway.
Joe said before he left that he would
make a search for that tree and if
found would have a shelter that would
be worth Its weight in gold and would,
If be could, make a suit of its bark, the
price of which would shame any tailor
on the Pacific Coast.
Dr. Waterman and Professor Ed
wards have been pursuing the study of
nature from their viewpoints for the
past day or so. Professor Edwards is
writing a book on the habits of wild
animals and after the hours spent in
the woods he sits by the camp lire at
night and writes.
Dr. waterman Is armed with a book
on Mexican archeology to pass the
evenings and he is also correcting
proofs for the University of California.
It is the strangest stght that this for
est has ever been the stage for those
two learned men at work. It is a far
cry from the primitive to telling the
Story of the world's advance from the
time men fed and clothel themselves
as Joe Knowles is doing within a dozen
miles from them.
Si Hie, the guide, goes to the camp
again tomorrow and it is hoped by that
time that first real news of what
Knowles is doing will be available. He
promised to send some word to the
world as soon as he had found food
and shelter, and as he apparently has
both, the readers of The Oregonian
should hear directly from him within a
day or so. Hie will return to the out
side world on Monday.
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Plant Life Suffloent for Knowles'
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KNOWLES CAMP. Klamath National
Forest, July 24. via Grants Pass, Or.,
July 25. (Special.) No one need fear
that Knowles will suffer hunger In this
test. He told me at different times of
many plant products available for the
primitive man's table. The root of the
wild artichoke may be eaten raw. It
looks like a small sweet potato, being
of about that size and tastes more or
less like a sweet radish. The plant It
self resembles a wall sunflower. One
of the ferns has a number of fronds
springing' from the same part of the
underground stem. The new fronds.
all curled up, form the "heart" of the
fern, which is a delicious salad. Water
cress also Is easily obtained.
The Indians have ground wild acorns
Into flour and baked this Into bread
during many ages. There are many
large tracts of hazel nuts over toward
Indian River and Joe will range far
For dessert there are wild black
berries, raspberries, strawberries and
huckleberries. .There are two kinds of
wild gooseberles. Besides the ordinary
kind there Is a fuzzy one which must
be cooked in hot water which softens
the spines and makes it Hafe to eat.
An after-dinner cigarette may be made
from the soft thin bark of the Madrone
tree. On this trail coming in we saw
especially large specimens of the Ma
drone among the sugar pines. We were
much disappointed yesterday in not
geting a message from Knowles some
where along one of the trails. How
ever, these first few days of primi
tive housekeeping and clothes-makin
will be very full and correspondenc
by charcoal and bark necessarily 11m
KNOWLES IS LIKE ESKIMO
Nature-Man Follows Far-North Plan
to Jab Fish.
BY DR. T. T. WATERMAN.
University of California.
KNOWLES' CAMP. Klamath National
Forest. July 24, via Grants Pass, Or.
July 25. (Soeclal.) I cannot help not
ing. as Mr. Knowles shows me some of
his tricks and devices, how closely they
compare with those of the Eskimo
The fact seems to be that Knowles
ingenious and resourceful. The Eskimo
are noted among ethnologists for the
superior cunning and elaboration of
their tools and implements. I might
add to the Eskimo type of flredrill
which Mr. Knowles invented for him
self, another Implement which he
makes in Eskimo fashion. He de
scribed to me the other day his way
of making a spear for small fish.
When his explanation was hardly more
than started I recognized what he was
driving at and told him I could com
plete his description myself. His de
vice consists of a sharp barb, which is
driven into the fish. To lift the ani
mal out of the water, there are two
side strips, elastic-armed, with inward
pointing barns. The hunter slips up
to a bank below which the fish are
swimmirrg and Jabs straight down for
one of them. When the fish is struck
the two side pieces spring out and then
close on him. The point meanwhile
prevents him from slipping endways,
and he is held hard and fast. This type
of 6pear is useful for Ilsh which are
too small to be struck with the ordi
nary two-pronged spear.
It is interesting to note how Knowles'
necessity has driven him to make es
sentially the same device which the
Eskimo have elaborated as the result
of the experience of generations.
STRIKES LEAD TO FAILURE
Nine Arkansas Ooal Companies
riace Selves In Receivership.
FORT SMITH, Ark., July 25. Nine
Sebastian County coal comranies and
their holding company, the Bache-Den-
man Coal Company, of this city, were
placed under a receivership today on
voluntary application to Federal Judge
loumans. Five of the companies suf
fered the loss of their surface works in
a clash at the mines on July 17.
Seventy-one Indictments have been
returned as a result of destruction of
property and rioting.
Centralia Owners to Rebuild.
CENTRALIA. Wash.. July 25. (Spe
cial.) W. H. Carver and Walter
Breen, owners of the north half
block of Centralia business property
that was wiped out by fire three weeks
ago, are making plans to rebuild a
handsome brick structure to replace
the frame buildings that were de
stroyed. No insurance was carried on
the structures destroyed by fire.
Roslyn Coal Rates Cut.
OLVMPIA. Wash.. July 25. (Spe
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has issued an order establishing new
rates on coal shipments from the Ros
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state. The reduction ranges as high as
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KNOWLES WILL WIN
Raymond Hunter Says Interest
in Forest Trip Great.-
baskets and animal snares and clothe
himself. A fish or fowl rolled in clay
and roasted in coals is an appetite
coaxer. Berries -are plentiful now.
"Aboriginal man made his knives his
traps and wove his snares, caught his
food and made his raiment. The more
Intelligent Caucasian can do much
better If trained."
EDUCATORS TO ANGLE
BIG MILL IS BURNED
"ANIMAL DANGER SMALL"
E. I). Hawkins Tells of Methods for
Procuring Food and Clothing
Without Use or Implements
Provided by Civilization.
RAYMOND, Wash., July 25. (Spe
cial.) That Joseph Knowles will make
good In his 30-day forest retreat is the
opinion of K. D. Hawkins, hunter,
cruiser and timberman of fills city.
"The attempt of Joseph Knowles to
spend a month in the forest as an
original man Is being watched with
Interest by readers of The Oregonian,
says Mr. HawKins. ow mat ne is
In the forest I predict that Mr. Knowles
will make good. In the wilds where
the experiment is being made there
are no animals which voluntarily at
tack man. The common brown bear is
an unofrenslve animal; sometimes the
female with young cubs will fight for
hem. The silver tip or the cinnamon
will turn on the hunter when wounded.
The cougar is a cowardly animal, hard
to trap, has a keen scent and hard to
approach. Nearly all the tales of
wolves, bear or cougars attacking men
are pure Action, 'mere are poisonous
snakes in these woods; these and
poison oak are the worst enemies Mr.
Knowles will meet.
Making fire by friction or flints will
be the least of Mr. Knowles' troubles.
The bark of the cedar, mulberry, elm,
linn and many others may be used for
sewing and weaving. This writer has
seen door mats and even horse collars
made from bark. It will be easy for
MRaiKnowles to weave shoes, clothing,
fish traps and to obtain thongs from
trees and vines. Ftsh can be caught by
hand in holes; when pursued they will
hide and can be picked out.
I know of plants which when placed
a hole will stupefy fish and cause
them to come to the surface helpless.
Quail traps can be made with bare
hands. Traps for coons can easily be
onstructed by hand. To make traps
deadfalls or snares to catch bear
will be difficult, but I don't doubt but
Mr Knowles can do it. Indians catch
deer in snares.
"The problem of weapons is a hard
ne, but aboriginal man made tnem
f "flint and wood. The waters of
this country abound with mussels and
mussel shell is a pretty fair skinning
nife. A piece of wood ground to a
sharp edge is a deadly weapon in the
hands of a strong, Tjuick man.
"By using fire and water the Ingenious
nds of Knowles will soon fashion a
fairly good knife. He will weave rich
Springfield Officials to Fish
Headwaters for Two Weeks.
SPRINGFIELD, Or., July 25. (Spe
cial.) R. L. Kirk, superintendent of
the Springfield schools, and Dr. W. H.
Pollard, chairman of the local school
board, leave Tuesday for Riddle.
Douglas County, to Join a party of five
others, nearly all educators, who are
to spend from two to four weeks hunt
ing and .fishing in the Cascades near
the sources of the Umpqua and Willam
ette rivers In northeastern Douglas
The other members of the party are:
J. C. Templeton, superintendent of
schools of Palo Alto, Cal. ; Dr. Dewey,
of Seattle, formerly state school su
perintendent of Washington; H. R.
King, president of the board of regents
of the Washington state boys' school;
A. E. Shumate, Oregon and Washing
ton representative of Ginn & Co., and
Judge E E. Keech, of Santa Ana, Cal.
Kalama Plant Valued at $250,
000 Insured for $150,000.
FUTURE PLANS UNCERTAIN
Extensive Improvements Had Just
Been Completed and Capacity
Output Was Being Handled.
Outbuildings Are Saved.
SAWMILLS AJFULL BLAST
Plants at Rldgefleld, Wash., Run
. ning to Capacity.
RIDGEFIELD. Wash., July 25. (Spe
cial.) The H. J. Potter sawmill and
the shingle mill of the Brattlle-Mc-Clelland
Shingle Mill Company, of this
place, are running full blast, turning
out many thousands of shingles and
many thousands of feet of lumber dally.
These mills have full crews employed.
The mills are shipping their product by
rail and water.
Many ties are milled here and thou
sands are shipped each week. The
Potter mill is one Df the most prosper
ous in Clarke County and has a good
home trade, and with the farmers start
ing to harvest a big crop business is
expected to be better than ever In this
RESTR00M FUND ILLEGAL
County Can't Aid Pomeroy W.
V. Is Opinion.
POMEROf, Wash., July 25. (Spe
cial.) County Attorney Farley says he
will notify the Commissioners of Gar
field County that a recent decision of
the Washington State Supreme Cour.t
makes it illegal for the county to ap
propriate money to maintain a reading
and rest room in Pomeroy. The room
which Is now maintained by the W.
C. T. IT. is the only rest or reading
room In Pomeroy.
Members of the W. C. T. U. had asked
the County Commissioners for an ap
propriation of $600 a year to maintain
KALAMA, Wash., July 25. (Spe
cial.) The Mountain Timber Com
pany's sawmill was destroyed by fire
last night. Tne origin is unknown.
The loss Is placed at 1250,000 with
insurance of $150,000.
Fortunately no wind was blowing at
the time, which aided materially in
saving the power plant, round house,
dock and a number of houses which
were adjacent to the plant. A night
crew had Just stopped work when the
flames were discovered.
Extensive improvements had just
The fire was discovered near the
boiler room in the mill plant, and when
first seen a space 40 feet square was
a seething mass of flames. A general
alarm was sounded and the crews of
the mill as well as the entire popula
tion, of the city gathered to fight
the flames. The water system of
the mill, a most complete and ef
fective one, was at once brought
into use and with the well-trained
crew of the plant did effective work
for a time but the flames had secured
such headway that all that could be
done was to confine the fire to the
plant and lumber yard.
Help was telephoned for, Portland
and other nearby towns being asked to
send aid, but before arrangements could
be completed to hurry neighboring fire
fighting equipment to the scene tne
mill was a total loss. The fire con
fined to the mill plant burned itself
out about 4 o clock this morning, and
all that is left of the most important
industry in this place is now a smold
ering heap of ruins.
The mill plant is owned by Nebraska
capitalists who erected and equipped it
five years ago. It has been one of the
busiest mills in the Pacific Northwest,
and, having both the best of water and
rail transportation, was peculiarly well
situated for business. The mill has
been working at capacity.
The local manager of the mill has
not yet been able to hear from all the
owners of the big plant as to the course
to be pursued, but the general impres
sion here is that the mill will be re
built at once in time to resume opera
tions this Fall.
The Monroe City Council soon will be
prepared to let contracts for the build
ing of several hundred feet of main
sewer to be completed this Fall, and
also will Invite proposals for the es
tablishment of a water supply system
Whether to take over and extend the
present sytem or to grant a franchise
for that purpose has not been deter
mined. The acquirement of a system
of electric lighting also ia under consideration.
IDAHO PARK PLANS MADE
Deer and Elk to Be Procured
Auto Hoads Laid Out.
BOISE, Idaho, July 25. (Special.)
Heyburn Park, located In Northern
Idaho and known as the "playground"
of the state, is to be improved for the
benefit of the people of Idaho, accord
ing to State Game Warden Tlowen.
Plans are under way to place a num
ber of young deer and elk In an In
closure in the park. It Is proposed, too
to build good automobile roads to and
through the park. The plan is to have
some of the young engineers from the
University of Idaho survey the park
and lay out roads. Then these will be
built to make the park accessible to
many who cannot reach It now.
Spoons, 125 Years Old, Found.
MONROE, Or., July . 25. (Special.)
The item in The Sunday Oregonian In
regard to Albany's 90-year-old spoon
has brought out the fact that Monroe
can go it several years better. Mrs.
Emma Lunt. of this place, has a set
of six solid silver teaspoons that are at
east 125 years old. They were made
in Scotland, and given to her grand
mother as a wedding present In 17sl).
This woman brought them to America
in 1814, and after her death they were
passed on to her daughter, Mrs. Lunt's
mother, who, in turn, gae them to
the present owner.
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AI.II1M I I III II I. Ill 1 1. HIM.
J. i: Wrrleln, of I'ortlaad, Is Orslur
of Day at Celebration far V nlra
Mnor Hectares Holiday.
ALBANY. Or., JuTy 25 (Speclsl)
The cornerstone of Albany's new Fed
eral building was laid this afternoon
under the auspices of the Masonic
grand lodge of Oregon. David P. Ms
son, nf this city, a past grand master
of the grand lodge, wss master of
ceremonies and J. E. Werleln. of Tort
land, representing Grand Master Brln
tot. was ii. e orator of the day. Dele
gations of Masons from liarrlsburg
and Shedds assisted, la U.s ceremonies.
Mayor Curl declared a holiday from
2 to 5 o'clock In the afternoon on ac
count of the event, and business was
almost suspended In the city while the
ceremonies were in progress.
Preceding the ceremonies there was
a parade from the Masonic Temple to
the site of the Federal building, at Uer
ond and Broadalbln streets. The mem
bers of Templo Commandery No. 1,
Knights Templar, of this city. In uni
form, acted as the escort to the giaml
lodge officers and the members of St
Johns lodge of Masons of this rlty
were also In line. The parade was
headed by the Albany High School
When the procession arrived at the
Federal building the formal placing of
the cornerstone was csrrled out by
the grand lodge officers, with acting
Grand Master Mason presiding. J. K.
Van Winkle, postmaster of Albany,
then, introduced L M. Curl, Mayor, who
congratulated the people of Albany
upon the splendid new building. J. K.
Werleln then spoke. Music wu fur
nished by the High School Band and u
quartet consisting of members, of ML
Johns Lodge. ,
Monroe to Let Sewer Contracts.
MONROE, Or., July :5 (Special. )-
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