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THE OREGON SUNDAY JOURNAL'. PORTLAND. SUNDAY MORNING, AUGUST 13, 1907.
Fishermen to Save1 Oregon's
Premier Trout Stream H
1 Railroad Bridge Over Rogue Rfver at Gold Hill, Oregon; Wagon Bridge
V t ' Just Beyojad. Built in' 1876. v '
I . (Special Dispatch te ' Tht JooraU.)
Gold Hill, Or, Aug. IS. The Gold Hill
. chamber' of commerce haa laaued a call
for a meeting of the flahermen of Or
tegon who are lntereated in angling to
convene at Gold Hill on Saturday, Sep
tamber 14. ' . ' . ,,'.
; The growing dissatisfaction through
;out the atata with the preaent condltlona
I haa recently- been ezpreaaed in long pe
jtltiona to Governor Chamberlain asking
: tor relief. ... tv.-j v,,; .- .
f, Rogue river la far famed aa poaalbly
(the moat noted flahlng atream on. the
j Pacific coast, and the vicinity of Gold
Hill la known aa a veritable anglers'
-paradise. , ,
) -At One time a rod and gun club of
; thla aectlon of the atata erected a $4,000
clubhouse a ahort distance up the river
j from Gold Hill and nahermen came
i here from aouthern California and other
'equally distant sections to camp for a
; few weeka on the banka of the roaring
'Bogus. ...,, . .
Veta Vow Swe the gtream.
J "Within the paat few yea re net flahlng
tnaa become a very proaperoua Induatry
-and at polnta on the river, especially In
.Josephine county, eo great haa the In
this vur ll.AOO haa
tbeen received by the flahermen of that
j The flahermen have adopted the plan
of hauling their boata up the atream to
, convenient polnta and eweeplng the
atream down with the current and abso
lutely denuding it of every veatleje of
Crania Pass, D. H. Miller of Med ford,
W. F. laaaca of Medford, H. G. 'Van
Dusen, maatar flah warden; J. W. Baker,
maater same and forestry warden: J. I
Hammeraly of Gold HlU and W. A.
Carter of Gold Hill- . v ,
The chamber of commerce of. Gold
Hill haa - conducted, the preeent cam
paign for better condltlona and the
committee having the matter In charge
hae learned that Maater Fish Warden
Van Duaen haa atrlven in the paat to
have equitable lawa enacted.
During a recent vlalt of Mr. 1 Van
Duaen to aouthern Oregon ha received
the proailse that at the next seeaton of
the legislature 'the fishermen of thla
aectlon would unite in an effort to have
the preaent lawa amended. - - . ,
Bepreaeatatloa at the Meeting.
The committee calling the present
Anglers' convention haa arranged that
each rod and gun club or anglers' club
aend two delegatea. Each city, each
commercial body by one and each eounty
may be represented by one delegate,
named by the county court in the oaee
or more commercial bodies, would be
entitled to more than one delegate.
On the day following the convention,
September 15, there will be a aerlea
of fly-casting eventa, and each anglers'
club sending a delegate Is expected to
aend a contestant for these events.
The local committee will make an ef
fort to sea that thoaa coming from a
distance and wiahlng to remain a few
days, shall be located on desirable
atretchea of the river.
The program wilt consist of papera
upon the following subjects: "Obstruc
tion In Streamed "Fish Ways." "Net
'View on Rogue River, Juat Above Gold Hill. The Elevation in the Forej
I" ground la That From Which Gold Hill Received Its Name. .,4
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' fish until a new school of flab would
, coma up. They oaat their neta immedi
' ately below the dama, which have been
: built within the last few years, and
they literally wipe the bottom of the
j , Thla illegal practice of fishing under
-the dams la winked at by the authorl
' ties, or is explained away by the fact
that while tha-flahermen casts his net
within the '600 feet of the dam no fish
. are taken out because they drag
atream down te a point below the
1 foot limit.. , -1
f Thla practice haa continued until now
one of aouthern Ore iron a , greatest at
" tractions la being wiped out for the
.. benefit of about 40 or SO fishermen.
It la estimated that the thouaanda of
: tourists who annually visit thla aectlon
'for a few weeks bring Into the country
and leave with the Inhabitants no leaa
wyhan (100,000 a year,
lsWTha beautiful clubhouae on the hanks
I o?i- river Just above Gold Hill haa
I l beenendoned and a very deplorable
I ' atate oORTairs baa been reached, all to
. satiary aome two or three score 01 ablrt
- The taklna- of 40 or 78 tone of flah
from the atream annually baa ao reduoed
the atock of email flah that now the
most expert anglers sometimes com
'. home after a - half-day spent on the
. : river with almost nothing to ahow for
1 their time, whereaa formerly any Inex
perienced peraon . , could . make a good
catch. ,..;- j 1 : " . "1
' area Xrosa la Tourist Business.
The greatest loaa to the community,
, 'a stated. Is the destruction of Its at
traction, which alone la capable of add
. Ing hundreda of thouaanda of dollara to
the wealth of the atate. . .v - -i
Governor Chnmberlaln haa arranged
-to visit Gold Hill, September 14 to con
alder the question of thla wholesale de
'struotlon of fish. He haa appointed a
committee of seven local men to lnvea-1
ttgate with him the condltlona. The
committee consists of M, C. Ament ot
Fishing." ' "Fish Hatehertea " "The
Stocking ef Streama," "Game Flah."
Initiative Movement, Vernaps,
Persona who can prepare papera upon
any of tbeae subjeots are requeateo to
correspond with Dr. R. C Kelaey, sec
retary of the chamber of commerce,
who will be pleased to reply to any
questions. The tltlea of papera should
be forwarded early;
H. I Kelly of LodIL Oregon, superin
tendent of the United Statea govern
ment hatchery, haa been ' requested to
be present and address the convention.
The convention will be celled to order
et 11 a. m. for appointment of commit
teea, and again at I p. m. Following the
evening aeaslon, should ' the delegatea
ao deal re, an effort will be made to
banquet the governor and thoae -of his
committee present. -
The initiative -will be Invoked next
June should the delegatea decide to
start auch a movement. , ,
Potter Schedule for Beach.
The ateamer Potter will sail from
Portland, Ash atreet dock: Monday, 10
a. m. ; Tuesday, 11 noon'; Wednesday. 1
?. m.; Thursday, 4:40 a. m.t Saturday,
:80 a. m. Get ttcketa and make reser
vations at city ticket office. Third and
Washington streets. C. W. Stinger, city
ticket agent. .,
PICKPOCKETS LIFT C
, PORTLANTDER'S ROLL
(Reeelal IHsptteb te The .oarael.)
Walla Walla. Wash Aug. 17. Pick
pockets robbed Wtllard.Wallaoe, a arm
hand, of certificate of depoett amount
ing to $415 while he wag at the circus
Thuraday. The theft haa been Teported
to the police and payment on the certifi
cate atopped. Wallace- ia from Port-
Division Point on Norlli C:;:!; (?. ...
: - Cc!. n::t by
pi : Northern Pac. and'Grect Norll: ; 1
UO : Down the North Bar.k of the Ccfc.T.b:a Hivcr.
GATEWAY TO AND fROM THE, KLICKITAT VALLEY
' . f, CLOFFS Xl : ' '
KUlCfKl.TAT CO. WASHINGTON iSprnjpy. , 1
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Pure Spring Water Ample) Water Power Rich
Klickitat Valley , North Two Railroads 1,000,000
Bushcla of Wheat Annually Many Cars of Stock
Railed Down Hill to Market Tremendoua Pine
Timber Supply Wonderful Fruit Resource Sur
roundingSix sawmuu Near jJieuiDuting tenter.
THINGS THAT WILL MAKE,
; - CLIFFS A CITY y
The Best Manufacturing, Warehouse and Lumber Yard Sites In the Northwest
Earliest Irrigated Lands Excellent Peach Lands
Rich Country Across River Many River Boats
Railroad Shops Scores of Employes Monthly
Pay Roll Railroad Division Point Nearest City
IIS Miles Natural Sits for Chy Great Investment
TbJgmap of tha Portland ft Seattle Railroad, known as the North Bank Road, shows the strategic position of Cliffs.- It is half way between Vancouver and
Kennewick and will be the only city of any consequence on the Washington side of the Columbia River between those two places. It is excellently favored
by a natural waterway, the O. R. ft N. across the river, and the new line that ia now under construction.
MANY CITIES OF 10,000 PEOPLE HAVE LESS NATURAL ADVANTAGES THAN CLIITS
FRIDAY one day only-AUOUST 3a
4 5Urk, Cor. 4th Opp. Chamber of Commerce
At 10 A. M., a P. M. aad 7:30 P. M-
An unparalleled opportunity for the wise Investor to make a large profit on a small investment Terms of sale One-third cash, one-third in one year, one-third ia two years, at aix per cent.
Remember that one good investment in real estate will make mors money than many years of hard work, .
Lamont Townsite & Development Go.
Temporary Postofficc, RUFUS, ORE.
J. J. REID & CO., 266 SUik Street
OPPOSITE. CHAMBER OP COMMERCE
land and. the certificates were drawn 00
Portian oanaa. -1.. f
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Beven-)ewel Elgin watch. 19 else, 10-
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Rogue Rlter Rapids, at Gold Hill, Oregon.
SMALL BIRD SAVES
LOST WOMAN'S LIFE
Bride, Who Disappeared Is
Found Exhausted in
- the Woods.
(Special Correspondence.) :
Iondon. Au a. 17. Mrs. Dorothy Hill,
the youns; bride whe disappeared from
her parents' home at gparkbrook, Bir
mingham, a week ago, haa been found In
a wood' oa the outskirts of the town.
' Two men who were passing by the
wood bad their attention attracted by a
bird which flew out from it. They ap
proached the snot and heard a low voice
oalllns "Mother, mother!"
On climbing- a fence they found Mrs.
Hill lying; on the wet areas. Hne was
very exhausted' and could aire no ac
count of herself, but krpt repeating that
ahe wished to so home.
They took her to a nelahbortna farm
hnuae. Where she was (riven snme milk.
She then revived somewhat and walked
to the tramway terminus, whence she
travelled on a car to her home.
W hen aba walked into ue room where
111 to apeak
doctor waa sent tor. and
r sood Droarresa.
that she had been -in
she la now maklnc
Mrs. Hill statea
the wood since Monday week. She real
ised where she was on Saturday Isst
and left to buy biscuits and glnaer beer
but when she went back she collapsed.
She had previously suffered from ner
vous breakoown but waa thought to
NEW STEEL REACHES
SiMetal Dispatch to Tke Journal.)
Pendleton, Or., Auk. 17. Steel rails
for use on the Umatilla Central have
arrived, ana tracklarlne will be re
sumed. Steel was sent nere from the
Washington division of the O. R. A N.,
Where the reus have been replaced by
heavier" steel. A crew of 45 men ia now
stationed at the O. R. N. camp at
Birch creek, a few miles from thla city.
SURVEYORS AT END
0FC. & E, LINE
' (Special Dlapateh to The Jeeroal.)
Albany. Or.. Aus. IT. Another party
Of surveyors was In the city Thursday
and early yesterday morning left for the
present' terminus of the Oorvallle
Eastern above Detroit Several sur
veying parties have passed through Al
bany within the paat few days and all
seem to be working oa tha aurvey of tha
Diseases of Women
I A niPQ ' FEMALE WEAKNESS, GENERAL DEHIL
XLttWJld ITY, NERVOUS TROUBLES, UNHEALTHY
DISCHARGES, PAINFUL OR IRREGULAR MONTHLY SICK
NESS, salely and speedily relieved. If in trouble call or write.
DELAYS ARE DANGEROUS. Medicine sent everywhere by nia.l
or express" in plain wrapper, free from exposure.
Dr. T. J. Pierce
181 FIRST ST..
proposed extension of the Corvallla A
Eastern Into the eastern Oregon coun
try. One party ia now camped at Sand
Mountain, about 10 miles from - I lab.
These evidences of activity along the
old line of the survey of the Cnrvallls
& Kastem, which .waa established in
Ht), leads the observant ones to con
clude thst the extension of the roi.,1 into
eastern Orefon la only a matter of a
few months and that section which has
been awaiting the e.lvent of better
transportation facilities will soon be
connected with the buny worlj.
- Mainsprings, 11, Itetiters. Ill TTanh.
. Their Powder WonMn't 1. - n.
(Sptclal DtapeUh te The J.ril
Spokane, Aug. 17.-Two urknown t
who attempted to rob a hnr-lwnr t
at Connelt were foiled by t , f t
the exploslvea to work. They t-
revolvers and 11 knlvea 1'u ti ara
pow at large.
Major John C. IT. ' i,
the e-t of I'ql'eri f
Imer of R.mth Cert,
hiil 'hel,?ta to an
fmllv end Is hn., i
an vr&tor uf raie .