The Sunday Oregonian. (Portland, Ore.) 1881-current, October 19, 1919, Section One, Page 10, Image 10

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Department Wants $1,242,-
165 Instead of $471,480.
Elgrn boards, county roads.....
Planting trees
Rights of way
Oiling roads
Guard fencing county roads. . .
Total $
Machinery account
New crusher at Kelly Butte... I
New bunkers
Trading old truck for new....
Two new trucks
Ojia oil-burning engine at Hoyt
quarry .......... . .
Trading in two old rollers....
Crown Point
Condemnation of property
around Crown Point f
Comfort station at Troutdala
BOO. 00
ST. 500. 00
Much Pruning Will Be Don Before
Estimates Will Match Reve
nue as It Is Jfow Figured.
(Continue From First Page.)
Grand total $1,242,165.00
Bridges and Fcrri
Hawthorne bridge .8 "3.424.25
Colonel Davis Non-Committal
on Race for Senate.
Morrison brlrir.
Bumside bridge
Steel bridge 60.242.99
Broadway brldar. At kra an
Ferry Caples 23.627.60
Ferry Mason 81,678 22
Ferry Webster .... 81.047.00
Burlington ferry .. 6,245 62
St. Johns boat .... 720. OO
Tool house 1,621.00
Total $447,612.17
Multnomah Farm.
Ifaln division
Supplies, Incidentals.! 33.215.32
Salaries 22,195.00
f 25. 171.50
81.272 OO
19.126 80
29. 310.00
. Totals 65.410.32
Farm division
Supplies $ 1T.119.97
Salaries .. 7,530.00
Total 8 24,649.97
County Clerk.
- Main office and recording
Salaries 8 73.320.00
Supplies 12.060.00
Total 8 85,330.00
Circuit court division
Salaries and sup
Plies 8 80,000.00
Registration division
Salaries and sup
plies 8 57.500.00
'Increase due to election year.
County Library.
Salaries and sup-'
plies 8247.474.00
District Attorney.
Salaries 16,680.00
Supplies 800.00
Messages 150.00
Office supplies $
re-arrange the floor system of -the
bridge propers and to lay a hard
surface pavement, to provide a new
draw rest and to paint the structure.
This would cost 8113,816.05, It is fig
ured, instead of the $23,322.50 spent
on the bridge this year.
S2O.0OO EmerseiCf Fond Ailtrd.
The main item asked for the Burn
side bridge Is a $20,000 emergency
fund in case the lower track of the
drum has to be renewed. The 1920
budget calls for $44,924.67 for this
bridge, for which the 1919 budget
asked $22,210.32.
Little extra work is planned for the
Steel bridge but the Broadway bridge,
under the programme, would receive
entire resurfacing, with hard surface
over a filler, and the wings would be
redecked. This would cost, with other
operating expenses, $60,564.80, com
pared with $31,272 for 1919.
The St. Johns ferry would be dis
continued, at a saving to the county
of $18,916.90. It cost $19,635.90 to
operate that ferry during 1919, but
discontinuance would mean dockage
and watching at a cost of $720 for the j Insanity department
year 1920. No provision is made in
the budget for the discontinuance of
any other ferries, though the stop
page of the Albina ferry has been
Farm Wants 914,000 More.
The Multnomah county farm asks
for about $14,000 more to operate on
in 1920 than has been required dur
ing the current year. The chief In
crease Is in the farm division, for it
is sought to buy, among other things,
the following items: Tractor, $1000;.
dairy cows, $1000; fences. $1000; silo,
$600; tractor supplies, $500, and'drain
age work, $450. Fuel oil and other
supplies on the 'farm demand a
larger appropriation. The salary in
creases are nominal, the chief items
being for extra help during harvest.
The cost of nurses has changed from
$1047 to $2400 a year, due to the fact
that $10 a month pupil nurses have
been replaced by $50 a month nurses.
The county library asks $247,474, in
comparison with its 1919 budget de
mand of $163,766.60. This Is made
necessary by the mounting cost of
books, the need to replenish supplies
and some salary increases. Of last
year's budget for the library it is
asserted that only $15,000 was pro
vided for the purchase of new books,
which was far from sufficient, for a
library having: a yearly circulation
of 1,500.000 volumes. The library de
mand amounts to 8-10 of a mill.
Supplies Cost More.
Salaries show little increase in the
county clerk's budget, but the cost of
supplies has mounted, according to
the estimates for the coming year.
In the registration division an in
crease of more than $7000 for supplies
is noted, made necessary because of
the 1920 elections. In the main of
fice, it is planned to spend several
thousand dollars for new steel equip
ment and indices.
Throughout the county, few new
salary increases are figured on, one
reason for which is that virtually
all the county salaries except those
fixed by law were raised recently by
the county commissioners on the re
quest of department heads.
No budget estimate has yet been
turned in by the sheriff, county as
sessor, court of domestic relations,
county agricultural agent, county
school superintendent, constable or
courthouse superintendent.
Digests of the budgets submitted
Road Department.
$ 82.144.13
$ 51,505.10
$ 8.3S4.66
$ 14.024.6S
$ 73.30.00
$ 79,940.00
$ 74.000.00
$ 60.532.50
$ 16,680.00
Total $ 17.630.00 $ 17.390.53
Probate Department, Circuit Court.
1920. 1919.
3.3.-.0.00 3.250.00
Widows' pensions . 35.300.00 83,163.00
Salaries 8.920.00 8. 620.00
Total $ 47,820.00 f 45.033.00
County Commissioners.
1B20. 1918.
Salaries $ 11,640.00 $ 11,640.00
Supplies 915.00 519.00
District No. 1 ,
District No. 2
District No. 3
District No. 4 .......
District No. 5
District No. 6 .'.
Columbia river h w y
Miscellaneous work.
Prop, condemned ...
Troutdale station. ..
.$ 76.400
.81.242.165 $471,480.93
Lower River District.
District No, 1, west of the Willamette
river and Doah of Cornell road
4.000. 00
Kaiser road.- macadam.
Sky Line road:
Relocate two miles
Macadamize three miles. ...
Newbury road
Sauvie's Island roads
Cornelius Fas road, mac'd'm.
Burlington bridge ...........
German town road
Springville road
Total 3 76.400.00
District No. 2. west of Willamette river
and south of Cornell road-
Maintenance $ 15.000.00
Hospital road 159.730.00
Montgomery drive 6S.000.00
Fairmount boulevard 166.500.00
Shattuck. road culverts 2.400.00
Garden Home redress 1.000.00
West Portland, macadam .... 3.000.00
Maplewood road 6.000.00
Bertha-Beaverton road 65.000.00
Pacific hiKhway 600.00
Boone's Ferry road 150.000.00
Maplewood road, macadam... 5.225.00
Totals $ 12,555.00 8 12.159.00
Automobile supplies t tentative). $1800
for 1920.
Purchasing Department.
1920. 1919.
Salaries t 3.000.00 1 3.600.00
Supplies 175.00 150.00
$ 8,775.00
Board of Belief.
Salaries $ 1,500.00
maintenance, inci
dentals, supplies. 80,825.00
$ 8,750.00
$ 1,500.00
Total $132,325.00 $ 28,211.19
Not Included In 1919 total are $5750
spent in an Influenza campaign and
$1430.07 on the William Miller case, which
would bring the total to $33,891.26.
County Physician.
$ 6.100.00
$ 8,985.00
County Auditor.
Salaries $ 11.520.00
Printing and sup
plies 1,275.00
$ 8,700.00
$ 11.520.00
$ 12.777.00
Total $ 12.795.00
County Surveyor.
Salaries $ 2,040.00
Supplies 60.40
Totals $ 2.100.40 $ 1.551.26
The consolidation - of the offices of
county surveyor and roadmaster and the
employment or county cars tor the trans
portation of surveying crews nas eliminat
ed the Item of transportation. Other items
noted in the budget of 1919 and not noted
in the 1920 budget are taken care of by
the roadmastefi budget. Deputies in the
surveyor's office are now working as high
way engineers and. are paid from the road
fund. The chairmen are also paid from
the road fund.
County Treasurer.
1920. 1919.
Salaries . . . $ 3.8SO.00 $ 3.830.00
Contingencies 1.000.00
Supplies 562. OO 495.00
Dark Horses Seem Certain to Come
Into Running When Election
Date Draws Near.
Totals ..........$ c 5.442.35 $ 4,375.17
District Court.
. .1920,. 1919.
Salaries and costs. .$ 17.000.00 $ 17,000.00
Supplies 1,300.00 1.300.00
Totals $ 18.300.00 -$18,300.00
- County Coroner . " ,
.- . 1920. 1919.
Salaries $ 4.300.00 $ 4.300.00
Supplies 6,428.00 6,128.00
Totals $ 10.72S.00 $ 10.428.00
Tax Supervision and Conservation
1920. 1919.
Salaries $ 2.5o0.00 1.144.43
- Services began June 5, 1919. Tear's sal
aries at existing rate being $2500.
County Horticulturist.
1920. 1919.
Salary $ 1,500.00 $ 1,600.00
Supplies 25.00 15.00
Totals . .
.$ 1.525.00 $ - 1,615.00
Total -. .-...$ 643.455.00
Base I'ine District.
District No. 8, east of Willamette river,
south of Base . lane road, and west of
Ro kwood road
Maintenance 8 10.700.00
Graveling. Baxter-county line. 1.800.00
Killing bridge. Pleasant View
avenue 2.800.00
Building bridge, Deardorf road 4.200.00
Barbara Welch road 1.500.00
Foster road, hard surface:
Asphaltlc concrete ($32,800) 52.800.00
Cement concrete (72.600).. 72.600.00
Grading 8,000.00
Powell valley road, redress... 8.000.00
Rebuild bridge 38 4.000.00
Fill bridge 48 2.000.00
McKinley road 850.00
S 91.650.00
Sandy River District.
District No. 4. east of the Willamette
river, north of the Base Line road and
west of the Sandy river
Maintenance .............8 10.000.00
St. Johns road 165.000.00
Columbia boulevard 75.970.00
Base L.ine extension 47.840.00
Multnomah Farm road. ......
University ex - Students Attend
Luncheon at Benson.
Seventy-five ex-university of Ore
gon, students attended the Oregon
Alumni luncheon at the Benson hotel
yesterday noon. Arthur M. Geary,
president of the alumni, acted as
Colin V. Dyment, secretary of the
extension division of the university,
spoke of the prospects for the ex
tension work. Frank Branch Riley,
just returned from the east, where he
completed his transcontinental speak
ing tour, told of his experiences. Mrs
George Gerlinger, of the board of
trustees, spoke of the prospects of
the women's building, plans for which
are now being carried out.
The interest shown in the attend
ance yesterday has prompted the
heads of the alumni to discuss the de
sirability of holding luncheon re
unions monthly.
BOISE. Idaho, Oct 18. (Special.)
If those party leaders anxious to
place Colonel E. G. Davis politically,
expected him to make It clear on his
arrival from Washington, where he
has been spending the past three
years, where he stood politically,
especially with regard to the United
States senate, they must have been
disappointed, for the colonel struck a
non-committal attitude. Ha neither
affirmed nor denied that he would be
a candidate. He slrrfply dismissed the
subject by the statement that he
wished to review the political situ
ation at home before reaching a de
cision. If the situation is satisfactory
and if he believes he has a good
chance of winning the nomination, he
will get into the running.
Colonel Davis made it clear, how
ever, that he was glad to be bade in
the west again after the worry occa
sioned by the work as legal adviser
in the judge-advocate's department.
He will re-engage in the practice of
law in Boise.
Ex-Soldiers JVot Candidates.
Party leaders who are carefully ob
serving political developments, espe
cially those who would like to see
new blood injected into leadership
and therefore are anxious to see some
of the new men run, remark that it
is a notable Tact that of all the re
turned Idaho soldiers, none is at
tempting to advance his political in
terests. It seems likely that when
the time comes men who played no
small part in the war will enter the
races as dark horses.
The ' Idaho branch of the American
legion has been strongly entrenched,
but It has been made- clear that the
legion does not propose to enter Into
politics at this time. It is policies not
politics that the league advocates.
If, to put into effect those policies, it
is necessary to enter politics. It is
likely that the leairue will become
active as a body. The legion mem
bers in Idaho are quiet but this does
not mean to infer they are inactive.
In fact they are very much the con
trary. They are watchfully waiting.
Idaho Legion Posts Active.
Idaho branches of the legion are
taking an active part in public af
fairs Insofar as they affect the legion
policy. This was Illustrated In the
action taken by the John Regan post
of Boise which a few days ago went
on record In favor of the removal of
Dr. E. T. Biwer, former secretary of
the state board of health, as exam
ining physician for the board of voca
tional training for the district of
Idaho. Biwer was appointed secre
tary of the state. board of health when
Moses Alexander, democrat, was gov
ernor and held over after his retire
ment during the period of recon
struction of the state government
under the cabinet form. He then re
tired. However, he received the gov
ernment appointment to the voca
tional board and has been acting as
its examining physician.
The Ada county post adopted the
following resolution after debating
the matter of the appointment:
Ex-Servlce Mast Wanted.
"Whereas it has come to the knowl
edge of the John Regan post of the
American legion that the person ap
pointed as the examining physician
for the board of vocational training
for the district of Idaho is not an ex.
service man. and.
"Whereas, there are in such district
ex-service physicians competent and
willing? to act in such capacity:
"Now. therefore be It resolved Dy
the John Regan post of the American
legion, that we protest, disapprove
and condemn the appointment to
such position of other than an ex-
service man, and
"Be it further resolved, that appro
priate action be taken forthwith and
the matter be presented to the sen
ators and representatives from the
state of Idaho and to Surgeon-General
Blue of the United States public
health, service, to the end that such
appointment be immediately revoked
and an ex-service physician or physi
cians be appointed."
Biwer Fights Infloensa.
This post Is one of the strongest in
the state. It has taken the initiative
in organizing posts In the various
counties and many of the state lead
era are included in its ranks.
Biwer was on the reserve list and
subject to call. He made preparations
to leave his state post if the govern
ment "needed his services, but he was
never directly called and, therefore,
remained at his post. He directed the
anti-influenza campaign in Idaho laBt
winter and made a hard fight against
the spread of the disease.
The Non-partisan Leader, the brgan
of the non-partisan league in this
state,- has also created interest in
political circles by coming to the de
fense of the Scandinavian-American
bank which failed at Fargo, N. D.
Taking up this defense the Leader
says: -.
. Bank Defended.
"It would be entirely a mistake to
assume that what is happening In
North Dakota is merely a North Da
kota event.- It-is most decidedly not
so. North Dakota Is simply the bat
tleground. North Dakota is where
the great interests of the country,
frightened by the growth of the
farmer-labor movement, have decided
to kill them both off. If the truth
were known, there is no doubt but
that most of the corporations which
now have a throttle-hold on Idaho
have contributed large sums of money
for the purpose of trying to kill the
league In North Dakota and thereby
prevent the farmers from carrying
out a programme which is sure to
spread to and encompass Idaho,
Detroit Manufacturers Accused.
"In this fight North Dakota itself
la but an incident, and the Scandinavian-American
bank and its deposi
tors were trifles. It has come from
an absolutely unimpeachable source,
that only recently the manufacturers'
association In Detroit met and appro
priated & vast sum to be used in
fighting the farmer-labor movement.
The news of the meeting came from
one manufacturer who was invited to
contribute his share and refused.
The Detroit manufacturers are acting
In harmony with the manufacturers
over the country.
"Perhaps if the farmer movement
stood alone and were confined merely
to the milling and banking Interests
American manufacturers would not so
particularly interest themselves. It is
the getting together of farmers and
workers that alarms the manufac
turers. In such a combination they
see their vast profits menaced. They
see in the future the ownership by
the public of the great public utili
ties of the nation and the loss of big
business opportunity to gouge the
public through private control of
these utilities and that sight gives
them horror. They will spend dollars
like water in the effort by any and
"very means to crush the farmer
labor movement."
(Continued om First Page.)
supreme court, a friendly suit was In
stituted, through the refusal of State
Treasurer Hoff to pay the executive's
salary for the month of March. With
this accomplished. Governor Olcott
Olcott brought mandamus proceed
Ings to compel Mr. Hoff to pay his
salary, and upon this question the
matter went to the supreme court.
in a subsequent opinion handed
down by the supreme court, five of Its
members Justices McBride, Harris,
Johns, Bean and Benson agreed that
Mr. Olcott was governor in fact, but
on other questions interwoven in the
suit they differed widely. Justice Mc
Bride was alone In holding that Mr,
Olcott would serve out the unexpired
term or nis predecessor, while Jus
tices Benson and Harris noncnrreH in
the belief that his term would expire
with the holding of elections In 1920.
Justices Benson and Johns held sim
ply tnat Mr. Olcott was governor in
fact, and refused to comment on his
tenure of oriice,
Brown Promises Opinion.
Justices Bennett and Burnett lsn
rerusea to give an opinion on the crov
ernor's term of office under the fon
tention that the question had not been
piacea oerore them. Althouch Attor
ney-ueneral Brown this afternoon
stated that he probably would give an
opinion in reply to 'Mr. Kozer's lattor
within the next three or four days, it
is nut uenevea aoout tne i-anitol that
s question at issue will h (infi
nitely settled until it has si-aln hn
placed before the supreme court. Just
now this will be brought about is
problematical, but it is surmised In
certain quarters here that it will not
do long until some nerson bent on
serving the people as srovernor will
rue his nominating petitions with the
secretary of state.
The secretary of state, at his discra
tion, could refuse to accept the peti
tion, whereby a friendly mandamus
action could be instituted by the can
didate to- have his name nlaced on
ine Dauot- fractlcally all of the at
torneys hereabouts. Including two
members of the attorne v-trenerals
staff, believe that this is the most
logical and feasible way of arettinsr
the controversy before the supreme
Mr. Kawr Thouarht Sincere.
Although it Is believed here that
Mr. Kozer is sincere In his request
ror a legal opinion in order to exne
dite preliminary election work In his
office, there Is some doubt expressed
as to whether he would make up the
ballot without first obtaining a ruling
oy tne supreme court.
This belief is shared by many per
sons at the capltol, who contend that
the previous decision of the supreme
court was so vague that nothing short
of another opinion would warrant the
assistant secretary of state in going
aneaa ana preparing tne ballot.
At any rate, however, it is believed
that Mr. Kozer's letter will have the
desired effect and tha the question
of whether Mr. Olcott Is to serve out
the unexpired term of the late Gov
ernor W ithycombe or will retire in
1920 will soon be determined.
Wardrobe and Tires Stolen.
A complete wardrobe was stolen
from the rooms of C. F. Gaiser. 26
Glenn avenue, according to a report
he made to police headquarters yes
terday. Among other articles taken
were a brown checked suit, a green
overcoat, a blue serge suit, one silk
shirt, a pair' of black shoes, a tan
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Woman III; Husband Sought.
Friends of Mrs. Oscar D. Parker.
who is now sick with pneumonia at
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to locate her husband. Oscar D. Par
ker. Mrs. Parker Is said to be very
sick and Is quite anxious to see her
husband, whom she has lost track of.
1000 Pounds or Mint Oil Shipped.
EUGENE, Or.. Oct. 18. (Special.)
One thousand pounds of mint oil were
yesterday consigned by different
growers around Eugene to John
Lavies Jr. ot Portland, and most of
them are expecting to receive $10 a
pound. The present market prii-e Is
$7.50 a pound, but it is rapidly
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JjSfA Cork Hoor Products to. SUf
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Earth Cannnt IVc Moved.
YAKIMA, Wash.. Oct. IS. (Spe-
clal ) Judge F. H. Rudkin of the
United States district court gave a
decision yeserday sustaining the Ya
kima superior court in holding that
the government could not take earth
excavated in building an irrigation
ditch across one man's land and use
It for building a continuation of rl.e
ditch beyond the boundaries of the
land from which the earth was taken.
Total 2S. 810.00
District No. 5. east of Rockwood road,
south of Base Line road and west of the
Sandy river
Maintenance ................$ 12.000.00
Karnes road 2.500. 00
Fill bridge. Beaver creek road 1.500.000
Road No. 60S 600.00
Concrete culverts and fill at
bridKe 53 1.400.00
Repairs bridges 45, 46, 47.... 2.000.00
Killing bridge No. 71 4.000.00
Filling bridge No. 64 1.500.00
Total S 23.500.00
District No. 6. east of the Sandy river
Maintenance t 10.000.00
Uradinff and g-ra,velinir nine
roads and bridge over Buck
creek 21.600.00
Total $ SI. 60O.00
Colombia District. ,
rnlumbla river hiehwaV
Maintenance ..,,,..,...S 13,000.00
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