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THE SUNDAY OREGONTAX, PORTLAyP, OCTOBER 24. 1915.
WASHINGTON COUNTIES TO OBSERVE
COMPLETION OF HIGHWAY SECTION
Waterfront Road, 11-Mile Strip Along Pnget Sound,-Will Be Formally Dedicated Governor Lister, on Behalf of
State, Accepts Gift of 20-Acre Park, Situated on' Route Near Bellinghanu
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0L.TMPIA, Wash., Oct. 23. (Spe
cial.) Completion of 'the Water
front road, the 11-mile section of
the Pacific Highway in Whatcom and
Skagit counties, distinguished, as the
only portion of this highway in. the
Korthwest along tidewater, will soon
Of even greater importance than the
dedication of the stretch of highway
was announcement of the gift of the
lats Charles X. Larrabee, of Bellingham,
a 20-acre park, three miles south of
Tiellinrham. on-the highway. This park
has been accepted on behalf of the
fttate by Governor Lister, to whom Mr.
Iarrabee. before hie death a year ago,
promised the land. The capitalist's
widow carried out the wishes of her
husband in this matter.
In accepting this gift Governor X.ister
will announce that this 'will consti
tute the first of a series of state parks
to be established at appropriate inter
vals, along the routes of all state high
ways. Negotiations with other public
Bpirited citizens who are large land
owners along the highway rights of
way now are in progress, the Governor
has announced. ad promised to result
in gifts of rare beauty spots, fortu
nately situated on otjier portions of
the Pacific Highway and on other state
The "road." comprising the 11 miles
from Blanchard to South Bellingham.
at ail points commands a view of Puget
Sound from varying heights, being
built above the interurban and Great
Northern rights of way. Concrete em
bankments and half-bridges are .prom
inent features of construction, and elab
orate precautions have been taken -at
turns to prevent accidents. The road
Is-at no point narrower than 20 feet;
and is gravel surfaced.
Tills History of the Waterfront road
has been a checkered one. The first
road was built 25 years ago by What
com and Skagit counties, but was de
stroyed when the Great Northern was
built in 1893. Skagit County Commis
sioners having been charged at that
time, by former Highway Commissioner
now, with "selling out to the rail
History Is Checkered.
In 1903 the Washington Legislature
appropria.ea 25.0O0, which was ex
pended with convict labor, with little
or no results. In 1913 the highway de
partment started work with $60,000
from the Pacific Highway funds. Gov
ernor Lister became dissatisfied with
the survey upon which Highway Com
missioner W. J. Roberts proposed to
work, and a resurvey was ordered. The
ftinerence between the Governor and
me j-iignway Commissioner precipitat
ed by this controversy was reputed ti
ne tne cause or air. Roberts' removal.
The- 160.000 was spent under contract
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by the Quigg Construction Company, account, completing the 11 miles at a
practically completing five - miles of cost of approximately f 103,000, In addi
road. The contractor became Involved tion to previous expenditures. High .
in difficulties with the Great Northern, way Commissioner William R. Roy and
which claimed its traffic was being in- Chief Engineer James Allen are given
terrupeJ. equal credit by the automobile and
This year the staU' highway depart-good roads organizations for successful
ment took over the work under force completion of the work this year.
OREGON DAY SATURDAY
FROniUfllB FOR STATE AT EI-
rosmos to be extensive.
GoTrrnor Wlthycombe Will Be Special
ofnt at Dinner Chambers to .
; Take Part In Celebration.
The Portland Chamber of Commerce
has sent all Oregon commercial clubs
and chambers of commerce a circular
letter concerning the obscrvancs of
Oregon day at the Panama-Pacific In
ternational Exposition. Oregon dayis
et for Saturday. October 30, and it is
urged that all citizens of the state who
have any idea of visiting the Pacific
Fair make their arrangements to be
present at that time.
The programme for Oregon day will
embrace a parade from the St. Francis
Hotei. headquarters" for Governor
James Withycombe and staff, to the
fairgrounds and a reception to Ore
eonians at the California building. A
dinner will be given in the evening for
the Governor and the visiting Oregon
party and will be attended by Governor
Hiram Johnson. Mayor Rolfe and Presi
dent Moore, of the Exposition. On Mon
day night. November - 1.- a complimen
tary ball will be given in honor of the
party from Oregon at the California
"Every Oregonian will have a pride
In having the state well represented
upon Oregon day at the Fair, and of
course every Oregonian realizes that
the larger and more representative the
Oregon delegation is the better adver
tisement lt will be for the state." said
President C. C. Colt, of the Chamber
of Commerce, In discussing the move
ment. "Aside from our interest as a- state
in being well represented on that oc
casion, it is to be hoped that no Ore
gonian who is financially able to take
the trip will miss seeing this wonder
Women Send New Batch of
Dressing for Wounded. -
More Material la Needed by Portland
.Commltee Samples Are Asked by
for bandages and slings, outing flan
nel and 50 pounds of stuffing for frac
ture pads floss or raw cotton. Two
shipments of dressings have been sent
to New York. Both were packed and
shipped by Llpman. Wolfe & Co. and
expressed by courtesy of the Wells
Fargo Company. The first . shipment
consisted of: 1000 abdominal binders. 60
T binders. 170 oakum pads. 100 slings
50 gauze drains. 450 flat dressings, ISO
rolled bajidages, 1150 wipes: 2240 total
for work of first week.
The second shipment sent on October
22.- consisted of: 2100 abdominal bind
ers. 90 T binders. 270 oakum pads, 13
slings, 250 gauze drains. 540 flat dress
ings. 439 rolled bandages. 1650 wipes,
570 17-inch squares of linen for Hand
kerchiefs: 4154 total for week ending
October 2Z. or 6394 total to date.
MRS. . CHARLES SCAODIXG, chair
man of the surgical dressings or
ganization, has complied her report, for
the second week's work of the organi
zation. The rooms in the Hotel Multnomah
were the scene of great activity. Wom
en, materials and plans had "shaken
down" into a practical workable sys
tem. Workers knew where they were
to go and what they were to do. The
statement of needs in The Oregonian
had brought a number, of necessary
bolts of materials. t
Delegations of women - from various
churches, from- the -auxiliary, to the
Spanish War Veterans and from Reed
College 'all gave notable help.
Models of dressings have been sent to
St. Helens. Grants Pass and Oregon
City at the request of women In those
cities who wish to help. The donations
of last, week are exhausted and there
is now a need of unbleached, domestic
MORTON HATCHERY ACTIVE
Two Troughs Are Set While Struc
ture Xears Completion.
MORTON. Wash. Oct. 23. (Special.)
btate ottlciais In charge of the hatch
ery now being built here say that it
Is a natural site for a hatchery, and
that there is no better in the state.
The work Is progressing satisfactorily.
and will likely be completed within
three weeks. There are two troughs
in now and hatching has alreadv beeurt.
When completed the local hatchery
win nave 66 troughs with 193 baskets.
which will hold from 15,000 to 20,000
eggs each. An eyeing station has been
built at Packwood Lake, about 40 tniles
east of Morton, from which the eggs
will be brought to the Morton hatch
ery to complete hatching.
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DEFENSE DINNER SET
Chamber to Discuss Coast
Military Highway Tuesday.
BILL GIVING PLAN IS AIM
Senator Chamberlain Is Suggested as
Medium of Introducing Leglsla
'"tlonat Next Session of Con
gress Roads Congress Aids. -
When the Navy League-Chamber of
Commerce dinner is set in motion at
the Commercial' Club building- next
Tuesday night, one of the important
problems concerning preparedness for
defense of the United States will be
the proposal t , construct a military
highway parallel with the Pacific
As now thought the road will be
built by Congressional . appropriation,
and it is probable that a bill outlining
the plan will be submitted to the next
Some leading citizens propose that
the bill be offered by Senator tieorge
E. Chamberlain, of Oregon, and it is
believed that it will have the unani
mous support of members from the
Read Congress Indorses Plan.
The construction of the highway was
indorsed by the International Good
Roads Conferees at San Francisco. Sam
uel Hill presented the resolutions and
had the- satisfaction of winning the
support of Eastern delegates as soon
as they understood the importance of
It has been pointed out that it would
be impossible for the single-track rail
roads of the Pacific Coast to handle
large bodies of troops and the muni
tions that would be required to defend
the Pacific Coast. It is said that if
the -railroads could handle the troop
trains they could not deliver them to
points on the Coast line where at
tacks might be expected. Friends of
the highway urge that a more mobile
handling of. troops would be had
through the construction of the high
way and the use of automobiles.
Boundaries Proposed. Terminals. .
It is proposed to construct the high
way a short distance back of the Coast
line. Its northern terminal would be
at the Canadian line and its southern
end at Mexico.
No estimate of the cost of the project
has been attempted.
"When the Portland Chamber of
Commerce proposed the construction of
the military highway, some five years
ago. lt was Indorsed by many business
organizations of the Pacific Coast,
largely because lt was to be located
out hero, and would bring employment
Castle Rock Road Surveyed.
County Engineer R. C. Westwick and
a party of surveyors have been busy
the past few days locating a feasible
road up Green River from its conflu
ence with the Toutle River to Soda
springs ana ine property or uiu i-ns-
to many men and the expenditure of
large sums of money among local con
cerns." said John McNulty, Oregon sec
retary for'the Navy League.
"But the big thing would be its value
for defensive purposes, not the dollars
it would cause to be spent here."
Much interest is manifested in the
defense dinner for Tuesday night. The
speakers will include Judge Thomas
Burke, of Seattle.
cadia Mining & Development Company.
The survey is being made at the 're
quest of the mining company, which
agrees to build a highway if the coun
ty will establish the route. If the
road is opened up the company will
team ore from the mine to Castle Rock
CANADIAN W'OMAS-DIES 'AT
69 YEARS OF AUB.
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The fdneral of Mrs. Elizabeth
Wilson, who died at the home of
her daughter. Mrs. Inne Rus,
Wednesday afternoon, will be
held, from the home of Mrs. Rus,
428 Eleventh street, tomorrow
morning at 10 o'clock. Interment
will be in Riverview Cemetery.
Rev. A. S. Baum will conduct the
services, both at the house and
Mrs. Wilson was 69 years of
age and bad been a resident of
.this city since 1909.
She was born at Owen Sound.
, One. June: 17. 1846. " and from
there she removed to "Lead. S. D...
where she remained for" a num
ber of years.
' She is survived by one brother;
who lives in South Dakota, and
by seven children. They are Mrs.
Inne Rus. Portland; Mrs. J. P..
Ward, Los Angeles; R. J. Wilson.
,Scotts Mills. Or.; Mrs. W. J.
Waldron, Lead, 8. D.; J. H. Wil
son. Anyox. B. C; Mrs. W. E. ,
Naughton, San Diego: E. - A. Wil
son, Chiloquin, Or. Her-husband
Hebrew Boy Puts Puzzle to
Teacher in Word Meaning.
H. Itnn Telia Clasa That Quiet
in Good and Lid Asks "If Business
la Quiet, Is That tiood !"
College played no game today, but
will contest for honors with Pacific
University here next Saturday.
Pasco School Sends Exhibit.
PASCO. Wash., Oct. 22. (Special.)
The schools of Franklin County this
week shipped a large exhibit of agri
cultural and industrial articles to Pros- ,
ser for the boys' and girls' agricultural
and industrial contest being held at
that place in connection with the Pros.
ser Corn and Hog Show.
BH. LERNER, an instructor of the
Americanization class at the
Shattuck School, undertook to explain
last night to his class the difference
between certain words which are pro
nounced alike but spelled differently.
He began by illustrating with "peace"
"Peace." he said, "means quiet. Now
if everything were quiet in Europe
that would mean that they would have
peace. Quiet is good."
"You say quiet- is good, teacher?"
queried one . of the class, of Hebrew
"Yes. responded Mr. Lerner.
"Well. then, if I say that business is
quiet, is that good?"
Albany-Willamette Game Scheduled.
ALBANY, Or.. Oct. 23. (Special.)
rriaay. -November 19. has been set as
the date for a- second - football game
between Willamette University and Al
bany college. . It will be played in this
city. In their first game of the season.
which was played at Salem, the Meth
odists defeated the Presbyterians by
a score of 7 to 3, but Coach Bailey has
nopes that Albany will emerge victori
ous from the second battle. Albanv
SUCCESS OF A NEW REMEDY FOR
BACKACHE, RHEUMATISM, KIDNEYS
Folks in Portland and adjoining
counties are delighted ith the results
they have obtained by . using "AN
URIC," the newest discovery of - Dr.
Fi-rce. who is head of the Invalids'
Hotel and Surgical Institute in Buffalo,
N. Y. Those who starjed the day with
a backache, stiff legs, arms and mus
cles, and an aching head (worn out be
bore the day began because they were
in and out of bed half a dozen times at
night) are appreciating the perfect rest,
comfort and new strength they ob
tained from Doctor ' Pierce's An-uric
Tablets. To prove that this Is a certain
urio acid solvent and conquers head
ache, kidney and bladder diseases and
rheumatism, if you've never used the
-An-uric." . cut. this out and send 10
cents to Doctor Pierce for a large sam
ple package. This will prove to you
that "An-uric" is thirty-seven times
more active than lithla in' eliminating
urio acid and the most perfect kidney
and bladder corrector. " you are
sufferer, go to your best druggist and
ask for a 60-cent box of An-uric." You
run no risk, for Dr. Pierce's good name
stands behind this wonderful new dis
covery, as it has for the past half cen
tury for his -jravonie rrescription
tor weak women and "Pleasant Pol-
let" for liver Ills. aot, - -
MEAT CAUSE OF
LAME BACK AND
Take a Glass of Salts to Flash
Kidneys if Your Back
Noted Authority Says Uric Add
From Meat Irritates
Meat forms uric acid which excites
and overworks the kidneys Jn their ef
forts to filter it trom the system. Reg
ular eaters of meat must flush the kid
neys occasionally. You must relieve
them like you relieve your bowels; re
moving all the acids, wastes and poison,
else you feel a dull misery in the kid- i
ney region, sharp pains in the back or
sick headache, dizziness, your stomach
sours, tongue Is coated and when the
weather is bad you have rheumatic
twinges. The urine is cloudy, full of.
sediment: the channels often get irri
tated, obliging you to get up two or
three times during the night.
To neutralize these irritating acids
and flush off the body's urinous waste
get about four ounces of Jad Salts
from any pharmacy; take a table
spoonful in a glass of water before
breakfast for a few days and your kid
neys will then act fine and bladder
disorders disappear. This famous salts
is made from the acid of grapes and
lemon Juice, combined with llthia. and
has been used for generations to clean
and stimulate sluggish . kidneys and
stop bladder irritation. Jad Salts is in
expensive; harmless and makes a de
lightful effervescent llthia-water drink
which millions of men and women take
now and then, thus avoiding serious
kidney and bladder diseases. Adv.
Tobacco Habit Cured
Not only to users of pipe and cigars,
but the vicious cigarette habit is over
come by using the " !VITRITE " treat
ment. Price complete, postage paid.
81.00. Laue-Davis Drug Co., Dept. A.
Third and Yamhill. Portland. Or.