The Sunday Oregonian. (Portland, Ore.) 1881-current, October 05, 1919, SECTION THREE, Page 11, Image 59

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Natural Resources of Great Territory, as Well as Enterprise and Spirit of Co-operation, Prove Revelation to
Easterners Portland Is Called "The City BeatutifuT by Princeton, I1L, Writer; Ashland Accorded Praise.
REGON spirit and Oregon nat
ural resources and beautiful
scenery are praised by editors
of the middle west and east who vis
ited this section during the past
summer la connection with the tour
f the National Editorial association.
Ia numerous articles which have ap
peared In the newspapers of the east
and middle west the trip Is described
and appreciation expressed for the
way the people of Oregon and other
sections of the northwest entertained
the visitors. The Columbia highway
is spoken or time and again as thi
most beautiful scenic drive in Amert
ca, and Crater lake comes In for
more than the average amount of
During the month of August this
year the National Editorial associa
tion held one of the moat unusual
conventions in the history of the or
ganisation. The annual meeting was
united with an excursion throughout
the Pacific northwest and a pro
gramme of three days was divided
between Portland. Seattle and Van
couver. B. C.
The editorial party, including over
SOD editors from the east and middle
west and their wives, was fittingly
received and entertained In Oregon,
the programme here Including a din
ner at LAurelhurst park, a drive over
the Columbia highway, a trout and
bear breakfast at Eagle Creek, and
an excursion to Crater lake, made by
train to Med ford under the auspices
of the Portland Chamber of Com
merce, and from Med ford to Crater
lake and return to Ashland as guests
of the Med ford. Ashland and (J rants
Pass Commercial clubs.
The trip of the editors was via the
Canadian Rockies and the excursion
gave them the opportunity to see the
natural beauties of the Pacific northwest.
Being editors. It was but natural
nearly 400,000 and is located among
hills, which afford opportunity for
beautiful drives and homes. Nearly
all the streets and principal drives
are paved with asphalt. The editors
were taken for an auto drive, after
which they were tendered a dinner in
the open air at Laurelhurat park, a
beauty spot, by the Portland Caterers'
association. Later in the evening a
"star" social was given to "men only
at the Portland Press club. -Colombia
Highway Trip Bajoyable.
By H. L. Boynton In the Byron Ex
press, Byron, 111.
On Sunday we had one of the most
pleasing entertainments of our trip.
We left the hotels at 7 A. 11. for a
50-mlle drive out the beautiful Co
lumbia River highway, the drive
which the government has built and
maintains at such great expense
along the beautiful and scenic Colum
bia river. It follows the Oregon side
of the Columbia river gorge and
crosses the Cascade divide, giving
close-up views, of many beautiful
waterfalls as the streams drop into
the river. The road Is wonderful from
an engineering as well as from a
scenic point of view. It Is impossible
to do it justice without devoting an
entire article to it. All along this
route we passed cars from all parts of
country whose occupants were touring
and had camped at the places pro
vided along the road.
Arriving at the U. S. Forest reserve
at Eagle creek we found that 40 mem
bers of the Progressive Business
Men's club of Portland had been there
since the evening before and prepara
tions were well under way for the
most wonderful breakfast I ever ate.
A table 0o feet long had been set In
a path along the creek, four young
bear were being barbecued In a pit
dug for the purpose, and over numer
ous camp fires detictous brook trout
r. nd crisp baeon were being fried.
that upon their return the members These men were doing all of the work
of the party would write of their trip,
and In due time numerous articles
have appeared. in the newspapers of
the east and middle west. Many of
these articles have been lllutrated
with photographs, and Oregon has
come In for Its due share of publicity
themselves and we waited anxiously
for the summons to the table. There
were ample quantities of food and the
service was excellent, so you can
imagine that we did full justice to it
after our long ride In the cool morn
ing air.
and praise. An interesting history of J Laorrlknrat Park AmM Admlratlaau
tnis trip through the 1'aciiic north
west, as seen through the eyes of the
visitors. Is gleaned from, these ar
ticles. Extracts which have partic
ularly to do with Impressions of the
visitors received during their stay in
the Oregon country and which will
prove of Interest to the Oregon resi
dents, many of whom helped to en
tertain the editors during their stay,
are given below:
Portias Called City BeantlfaL.
H- U. Bailey, editor of the Bureau
County Republican, Princeton. 111.,
pictures Portland In an article 'in bis
aewspaper. as follows:
"Portland, the largest city In Ore
gon, is one of the most beautiful
cities In all America. Situated at
the confluence of the beautiful Wil
lamette and the mighty Columbia
rivers, surrounded by timbered hills
with half a dozen mountain peaks In
sight on clear days, the .crm "the city
beautiful." so -often overworked, truly
ipplies In the case of Portland.
"The city Is the center of and the
gravitating point to some of the most
inspiring scenery the North Ameri
can continent affords. Nature has
painted canvasses more colorful, but
none more perfect ia blending, none
more harmonious In composition. A
wonderfully mild climate is hers. It
Is a land of temperate winds from the
ocean, which serve to bring forth all
the beauties of her forests, all the
magnificence of her flowers. 'Port
land, the Rose' City.' Is an applica
tion well deserved; the 'summer cap
ital of the land of outdoors.' Under
the combined excellence of soil and
climate, the most perfect blooms of
this queen of all flowers are pro
duced literally by the millions. Miles
upon miles of rose hedges remain in
bloom from May until November, and
roses .on the Cbr.s'.mas dinner table
are not an unusual sight. Portland's
annual Rose Festival Is one of the
great American outdoor festivities.
It attracts tourists and others from
all portions of the United States. It
Is the pride and joy of her people.
"Portland is a city of heights. From
Council Crest, the highest point In
the city, with an elevation of 12"0
feet, and from several less eminent
spots, may be had some of the most
Inspiring views in the world. From
the Crest the city spreads out like
hurt caflTii. affordinsr magnificent
views of the Columbia and Willamette
rivers. From this eminence the eye
may scan a region of S090 square
miles, and on especially clear days a
much larger vista ts obtainable. Off
to the east Is wonderful Mount Hood.
whose snow-capped peak stands forth
In an everchanging glory. Swinging
around the horizon one may see
Mount Adams. Mount St. Helens,
Mount Jefferson, and far to the north.
on very clear days, looms Mount
Rainier. Beyond the city are beauti
ful fields and forests. No other
American city. It Is said, offers such
an inspiring view.
Haalle ul Faah t'haraeteiix I'arifie
W. J. Smith. In an article In the
Iaily Sun. Waukegan. I1L. gives im
prensions of the trip as follows:
"The elty of Portland proved to the
National Editorial association last
week that the business men of that
city are Illustrative of the general
characteristic seen In the northwest
that of hustle and push.
"The business men, formed Into
what Is called the Progressive Bust
ness Men's association, works like
clockwork when it undertakes I
thing, and this visit of the 20 mem
bers of the association of editors wss
evidently considered an important
thing for the organization of men who
are putting fortlana on tne map in a
znest emphatic manner.
"The Columbia highway is without
question the most wonderful highway
of its kind in the country. Portland
defies any community to equal It. and
the editors agreed with Portland that
It cannot bo beaten any place.
"The outstanding feature of the
Portland entertainment was the
splendid spirit of co-operation dis
played by the men snd women of the
elty. They're for each other, they're
for their city, they are "together" In
the full sense of the word. They fur
Dish to strangers an Illustration of
what It means to live in a town
where everybody is working together
rather than at loggerheads."
Vlrtarta raws EaaliaW
Norman County Index. Ada. Minn.
Victoria Is a beautiful city of about
15.000 and Is one of the cleanest cities
In the world. It Is more "English"
than any city on the American conti
nent, having less people of other na
tionalities. There are beautiful as
phalt streets and drives leading
through the mountains and along the
shores of Puget sound, and the edi
tors enjoyed an auto ride over most
of them. They were also taken to a
private home a few miles out of the
city as guests at a "garden party."
This place Is the home of wealthy
people, who maintain one of the most
beautiful parks and gardens of Amer
ica, and the use of the park Is open
to the public.
Yesterday at P. M. the editors
reached Portland. This is on of the
finest and most substantial cities In
America. It has a population of
Portland's playground and beauty
spot Is pictured by F. A. Scherslnger
In the Nelson Onset t a. Nelson. Nuck
olls county. Nebraska, as follows:
Laurelhurst park Is a real beauty
spot. Here the people of that great
city have seen fit to be satisfied with
what nature has provided and have
refused to mar his handiwork by at
tempting to improve It. The ground
Is somewhat rolling, and it Is covered
with a heavy growth of bluegrass.
and this is kept spotlessly clean. Here
and there stands a great Douglas fir.
and one Is Impressed by the grand
i.ess and yet simplicity of nature.
How fitting it seemed to us that we,
weary of travel and after having been
"cooped up" In a palace on wheels
for days, should thus be taken into
th big out of doors, where we might
relax and breathe the fresh air and
drink in the beiutles of nature as
God has bestowed them upon us.
Columbia Highway Praised.
Editor A. B. Robinson, in the Pag
County Democrat, Clarinda, Is.:
This Columbia highway Is one of
the most delightful and scenic, ia the
world, it seems, and well worth a
long trip to enjoy. Going eastward
it pierces the heretofore inaccessible
wonder gorge of the Columbia river,
the vastness .snd wild .'.grandeur of
which puzzles the brain of the visi
tor. From Vista House on Crown
Pclnt. 700 feet bove the turbulent
stream. Is given 35 miles of scenic
nature pictures. To near the river's
eds-e again It spirals downward on a
& per cent grade in a complete double
figure 8 through dense woods and
rocky cliffs, entering a district which
has driven it the name "The Road of
Kalllnz Waters." as In ten miles'
travel It passes II spellbinding water
falls, the highest being Multnomah
Falls, the second highest In the United
States; then comes 'Latourell falls.
Bridal Veil. Coopey falls. Mist falls
and others, with a view of Sheperd's
Dell. St. Peter's Dome and Oneonta
gorge, where hissing blasts of air are
sent along the rocks. There Is some
thing of Interest every minute.
Medferd Fruit Production Impresses.
W. E. Bnssler. editor of the Mld
dleburgh News. Middlcburgh, N. T..
gives the following picture of the
northwest, fruit lands:
The states of Washington and Ore-
It can never be described. Paintings
can but dimly outline Its beauty.
. Medford at iaplaeed by Editor.
A headline writer without a knowl
edge of geography placed the fol
lowing headlines over the article by
his editor descrlDtlve of the Medford
country: "Canadian orchards stretch
for miles: Medford. gateway to fa
mous Crater lake. In the heart of
great fruit country in Canada."
Extracts from the article itself fol
Medford. the starting point for our
crater lake trip. Is situated in th
Rogue river vslley, long famous for
its orchards, and If some of our Wa
bash county people would adopt the
same means and measures to Insure
a crop, they, too, might produce fruit
Ths Medford orchards, stretching
sway for miles, are things of beauty
to look at- The ground Is thorough
ly cultivated between th trees, and
In a hundred acres of orchard of th
better class not a weed will be seen.
Th trees themselves are carefully
and frequently sprayed till their bark
is as smooth and healthy as It Is pos
sible for a tree to be. Some of the
larger orchards are really wonderful
sights, merely from th standpoint of
beauty alone.
Medford. which Is about 250 miles
south of Portland, and so near to the
California line that we can look over
Into that state, is a thriving little
city, which, with Ashland, a few miles
further south, divides the leadership.
of the Rogue river valley. The peo
ple here are very proud of their cil
mato and claim that many globe-trotters,
after trying out all the rest Of
the world, have settled In that sec
tion, as affording" the best all-year-
round climate to b found anywhere.
One thing at least can be said for
the people here, as for those of the
entire Pacific northwest, and that is
they are enthusiastic boosters. Their
platform is get In line or get out, and
you never meet a knocker In the
northwest; they either are dead or
htve gone back east where knock
ins; Is the fashionable occupation.
"America Beauty Spot."
Thus does George Schlosser, secre
tary of the association, describe
Crater lake, in his account of th
trip In his publication, Wesslngton
Springs Republican, Wesslngton
Springs, Jerauld county. South Da
kota. Portions of his account follow:
"A first glimpse at this wonder can
never be defined. It Is an undefinable
characteristic of human mental and
emotional feeling which creeps over a
person when in the preseno of an
infinite creation. All of our great
national play grounds have their dis
tinctive beauties, but Crater lake
with its sublimity, attractiveness and
grandeur, stands alone. It is a great,
immense caldron formed by the melt
ing through the medium of Intense
heat, of the core of a volcano, the ma.
terial sinking and flowing Into sub
terranean caverns. This seething con
vulsion occurred ages ago and was
not witnessed by a human eye.
"Crater lake is almost circular In
form with a diameter of six miles. It
has no Inlet or outlet but Is nour
ished by the everlasting snows. Many
paths lead from the rim to the lake
and everyone was anxious to see the
lake at .close range.: The cliffs -en
circling the lake are precipitous and
consist of rocks of metallic hues,
lava gray and red. Shrub and firs
grow everywhere a root-hold can be
obtained, and blending with the vari
ous color of rocks a wonderful pic
ture follows. From the path the color
of the lake often holds you spell
bound. The water is clear as a crys
tal and in the central area a deep az
ure blue, shading from the deepest to
turquoise. In the shallow Indented
coves the color carries from an emer
ald to a light jade green. Our constant
gaz was on of awe and bewilderment.
We were early risers In the morn
ing, as we wished to see sunrise on the
lake. It was well worth the loss of
sleep to see the sun shed Its first
beams over the placid lake and be re
flected back again. Our sojourn here
came to an end and all too soon."
Beauties ef Ashland's Lithia Park
By D. E. Keen, editor of th Mount
Carmel Dally Republican-Register,
Mount Carmel, 111., in an article in
his publication.
The banquet at Ashland was served
in their beautiful Lithia park, which
is one of the most beautiful of natural
ft M-A CUlU
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My Practice Ia Limited to High
Class Dentistry Only
People Who Are Easily
Shocked" Should - ,
Keep Clear of
"Live Wires."
The secret of success consists of first having a definite plan
of action and, second, in putting it over, regardless of adverse
Respectable reactionaries and staid standpatters bewail the
"speed" of the twentieth century and question the honesty, san
ity, or both, of the man who splits seconds to double dollars.
The human brain was meant to use the man who brings the
greatest amount of happiness to the world is the man who ac
quaints the most people with the fact that he has for sale the
goods they want at a price they can afford.
That applies as strongly to the professions as to the channels
of trade. The doctor who discovered a positive cure for tuber
culosis and merely allowed his friends and neighbors to benefit
by his discovery and depended upon their word of mouth adver
tising would eventually secure plenty of patients, but in the mean
time thousands would have died whom he might have saved by
publishing his good news to the world.
It applies also to dentistry. I found a way to alleviate human
suffering by making extractions of teeth painless; I found a sys
tem which saved me enough in "waste" to allow me to give better
service and better material to my patients than other dentists
charging more money. I might have died with my secret and re
mained very ethical, but I had just enough humanity and enter
prise in me to publish frankly what I could do, and then I DID IT,
and the people of several Western states have reason to be thank
ful that I did so.
I had rather be a "moving picture" than a "family portrait"
hanging respectably but idly on the wall.
All Work Guaranteed 15 Tears
Electro Painless Dentists
Corner Sixth and Washington Sts., Portland, Or.
augurated in the lava bed section al
most half a century ago. Many of
the braves, finding their cause hope
less, are said to have thrown them
selves to destruction over the
brink of the precipice. The rem
nant of the tribe .removed to the
reservation at Fort Klamath.
Editor Spellbound by Avalanche
on Blount Rainier.
By J. M. Palmer In the Falrbault
County Register.
' As we Stood watching, first the mag
nificent dome of Mount Rainier, re
sembling to some extent a huge sugar
loaf, and then looked down upon the
massive glacier that had been (no
one knows how long) In forming for
so many centuries, perchance, we
heard a dull distant roar, and looking
to the west, some two miles, we saw
a vast avalanche of snow, ice and
rocks leave the summit of 'the cliff
and plunge headlong down the de
clivity to the glacier below. It was
what we had read of, often but never
had seen. This was repeated a little
later on, and we had time to use the
field glasses and get a nearer view of
the avalanche before the last of the
debris had fallen. We have often
been shown rocks on the prairies of
Minnesota or Iowa, that have been
deposited during the .great glacial
period of this continent, but never
before did we fully see how this was
Canada May Have Highest Paid of
Military Forces. .
WINNIPEG, Man. Official infor
mation received here from Ottawa In
dicates that members of parliament
porting a movement recently launched
to give Canada the highest paid
standing army in the. world.
- It has been an open secret for some
time that- the Dominion government
was experiencing great difficulty in
reorganizing its standing army. 1-rfmg
The Most Terrible Winter the
World Has Ever Known
Is Descending on
700,000 Refugees in
Caucasus Alone
Clothing Collections
Monday, October 6
Take Used Clothing and Old Rubber to nearest fire sta
tion or hang" a towel in front window and grocer's or
department store wagon will collect.
If no used clothing to spare, please send check.
606 Stock Exchange
BEN SELLING, Treasurer.
J. J. HANDSAKER, Director.
Main 2178, Main 6912
Sunday Call East 5240.
service In France has caused fighting
men to decline various government
offers for regular service and the plan
now under consideration is to in
crease the pay of privates from $1.10
to about 3 a day.
Reports made public here show that
after nearly five months of recruiting
for the local company of the historic
Princess Pat regiment only 14 men
have been enlisted. Military men
have declared, however, that they an
ticipate brisker enlistments during
the winter.
Boys Electrocute Bull.
FA IRMOTTNT, W. Va. Finding a
piece of trolley wire, boys attached
it to the chain about the neck of a
bull that was passing, threw the wire
over the trolley wire of the Monon
gahela Valley Traction company and
then completed the stunt by driving
the bull across the tracks. The bull
was killed by electric shock.
gon abound in fruits, and all along I Parks, to say nothing of their great
the way we have seen more and nicer
fruit than anywhere else In all our
travels. Apples, peaches, plums,
pears, grapes of almost all varieties
on eery hand. At Medford. Or., we
visited the la-gest. pear orchard In
the world. One orchard had 84 rows
of peaches two miles in length.
Portland. Or., one of the cities
where we were entertained for two
drys. Is another progressive western
city. It Is the largest city of the
state, having a population of 325.000.
It is not possible to find words to
adequately picture Crater lake in all
Its scenic wonder. This masterpiece
of mtture. in its magnificent setting.
must t seen to be fully appreciated.
lithia and iron springs.
One of the possessions of the city.
a town of 10,000 or less. Is its great
Chautauqua building. This building
Is circular In shape, with a diametei
of 160 feet, and a dome rising to
height of (S feet, yet Its great roof
is absolutely self-supporting and the
acoustics are so perfect that a pin
dropping on the stage may be heard
at the back of the hall, as was actual
ly demonstrated to us.
Shortly before the end of our re
turn trip from Crater lake, as
should have mentioned, we passed
Table rock, on which the Modoc In
dians made their last stand against
the whites In the war which they In
Look, Mother!
Here are the nattiest, best wearing kind of clothes
any boy ever wore. See that snappy looking little
chap with his wheeL Your boy can look just as
well dressed all the time if you buy him the famous
!; I; Talk about wear. Why, these suits v AT jt A
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for I I! seat, knees and be- V ',' T 'AVtV . St. i
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ii ::"1A mil wearing stitches. Stand tha - t -. t7Jy i-IiTmjj ;i
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How la Use.
Imagine heading for the 6ide rows first.
There's not a human reason why you would
do it. Instinct tells you to look straight
ahead. It's easier not tiresome.
Why, then, do you and I permit pur best
stenographers to read notes at the side con
trary to both nature and human efficiency?
Neither stenographers nor employers have been
responsible for this pract:cc. But nowwecanrot
conscientiously continue to twist spines, rn'n eyes,
drigdown feminine bcauy rnd handicap business
when tens of thousands'of stenographers afe enjoy
ing better health and doing better work through the
use of the Line-a-Time. f
Directly In Front
is the obvious and natural position. '.The
Line-a-Time directly before the stenogra
pher and directly tack of the typewriter
is the correcting feature of Line-ay Time
System of Transcribing.
It does away with side reading and
therefore dots away with Lad effects on the
eyes and back of a stenographer. .
Trove this with a trial.
'No Expense No Obligation.
The Line-a-Time Mfg. Co.
Main Office: Rochester. N.Y.
Local Branch Office No. 1T Corbett
Bidg. Phone Marshall 1221.
System 7ranscriing
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for Young Women
Due to constantly increasing requirements of the service, permanent
positions are now open in the operating department
Telephone operators earn approximately $800.00 during first year of
employment. During first month while learning to operate they gEE
earn $52.00 and by the end of seven months they earn from $63.00 to
$72.00 per month. Thereafter periodical increases are given until an j
operator will earn from $85.50 .to $94.50 a month. Supervising opera-
tors will earn from $88.00 to $106.00 a month.
The opportunities for promotion to still higher-salaried positions are
excellent S
Previous experience not required. EE
A good salary paid immediately upon employment EES
Increases regularly given to all employed. E
Excellent opportunities for promotion. Ej
Annual vacation with pay. ' EEs
Permanent and continuous employment Ej
Large, cheerful operating rooms.
Attractive, comfortable recreation rooms. . EES
Lunch-rooms where meals are served at cost EES
Plan for sickness, pension and death benefits with- EES
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Young women considering employment should call upon the Employ-
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