The Oregon daily journal. (Portland, Or.) 1902-1972, September 02, 1907, Image 1

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Journal Circulation
Advcrthe ta the Journal
Help Wanted Colunns
The Weather ratr tonight and
tomorrow; easterly winds.
. VOL VI. NO. 154. ;
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Chamberlain Urges Congress
.-of Irrigators to Aid in
"breaking "Land Monopoly
Held by. Railroad King in
v Oregon.; v - -
State.Executiye Suggests
- Graduated Taxation -to
Recognize; Rights of Peo
- ple in WestUf-li::
. " fJovMl Boadal tvrlae.) ' '
. Sacramento. Sept. J. With delegate
- present from' alt the itatee weat ' of
the Mississippi river, representing prmo
tlcally every comhiercisi organisation In
the- great territory Included tn the semi
arid and arid region of the country, the
National Irrigation eongrese began its
fifteenth annual session here today to
dlscuss-way and means to "sayethe
"forests, store the floods, reclaim "the
'-deserts and make homes on the lands."
' ' The ': ewwiion wtlt continue nntll Bat-
urday, and during that time much im
portant aotiou la exoected to be taken
-looking -toward, the reclamation of the
, y at unsettled - territory . of the west
tnat but awaits the .touch of water to
blossom as the roae. -. '
i The live interest taken In ' the eon-
f cress and its objects Is evidenced by the
argo and representative attendance. In
' addition to Governor Chamberlain of
'. Oregon, who is the president of the
congress, the ezecutlyes of several other
i western states are already , here or are
..expected before tomorrow.. - Others In
attendance include several United States
senators, government experts in for
entry and irrigation and representatives
i of many commercial organizations and
colonisation movements. Heading the
list of imminent participants and
- speakers -is Charles W. Fairbanks, vice
. president -of the United States, whose
sddrees is scheduled as the feature of
the Initial session. . .
' Governor George ' E. Chamberlain
spoke fo some length relative to the
.work of the congress and the work
which the government is doing In Its
, reclamation and forestry departments.
He -referred to the national Irrigation
Jirojects, the great benefits they are do
ne, and then compared these with the
private contractors who are working
under the7-provisions of the national
Carer act. '- He aDoke to some extent on
(he great land grabbing work of rall-J
, roaaa ana wagon roaas wnicn nas neea
done In past years in Oregon,' took up
the matter of the forest reserves ana
spoke briefly on the protection of unap
propriated waters. In part he said:
'-.. Work -of Xnd Uraaso..
Bow - unfortunate for our country
- that-greater - care was not" used in the
disposition of the publie domain in the
rati I do not believe in connscatlon.
am not a believer in lawlessness. But
It seems to me that, in view of the
revelations of the past -few years as to
- the methods whteh have been used to
acquire vast holding of the most
valuable of the public lands by corpora-
iMns and individuals, some vigorous
aiawffectlve method ought to be de
vlaeJNgv restore the wealth of mine,
forest. Held and farm and the waters
on and under the earth to the people
. who have been raped of them by cor-
rapt land pirates, individual and cor
porate, By crooked ; manlpulntlon ' of the
tone and timber act. the homestead
and other acts Intended for the benefit
of the actual settler and the-home-builder,
through the rascalities perpe-
MContinued on page Two.)
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croviiied; queen
f. V.-i : .""aawssBwjeesBisjBaw-.. v
Collision of Shells First Ac
LMdent at Thirteenth As- j:
- v - u toria Regatta, r .
By J. th Wallin, Staff Correspondent'.
, Astoria,'Or., Sept. J. The thirteenth
- annual - regatta t opened this 1 morning
under the most favorable conditions, the
Weather having turned from Intermit-
: tent showers to fair with a clear aky.
Fully 2.000 people occupied seats In the
: grandstand and a still larger crowd
saw the crowning ff.he queen and the
aquatte sports from adjoining points of
vanta .It Is the largest attendance
".In hlefryv ' r
' TT crowning of the regatta oneen,
T7.. T.IUnt f..ln..
f the morning program, and everything
'moved along with the preclaion of clock
work,.; John H. Whyte, manaaer' and
secretary of the chamber of commerce,
made a speech formally opening the
fentfvltles after the chorus of Norwe
gian vlngera had raised their voices In
a grand volume ss the Viking ships bore
her royal blghnens and suit to the float
(Continued on Pag Two.);
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Great Editor Says Combines
T: are NScssary ' But That
They Must Be Formed in
' Interests of Employes and
People-in General. . ;
(Joeraal Special gerrUe.)
Jamestown, Va., Sept J. One of the
greateat : celebration of Labor day In
the whole nation la being held at the
Jamestown exposition today. - 'William
Randolph Hearst was the chief orator
of the day . and his address was at
tentively listened to by thousands of
people. Mr. Hearst said In. part:
"Labor day ranks with the Fourth' of
July.-' One celebrates the independence
of the. United States 'while the other
celebrats labor, by which -we receive
the prosperity..' which we enjoy. We
have no aristocracy In this country
save that of labor and Intellect"'" " '
"Capital is only created by the co
operation of employers and employes.
Wages is a division of capital. Where
Vi 4 ai iai next Ha s at mm vhetra aihAiiM Kab
arbitration of differences. In -oplnlonU
The working man la .worthy of his
share, -the business man of his profit,
and financial promoter , and organlxers
wormy i rewaro, . . -
'"Both organised labor and organised
capital Is necessary-' in the creation of
wealth. There Is lust aa much differ
ence between legitimate organisation
end a criminal combination as there Is
difference ' between. - commerce) -. and
piracy. . --:.-, t
"Prosnerlty 'mean, first 'the creation
cf wealth and then ,,' its distribution.
Through ' legitimate combinations of
capital operations are conducted on. a
scale lmpoaslble to a single individual.
For this reason -legitimate combinations
are a good thing for the country. It la
the combinations of unscrupulous men
who do not work together for a worthy
purpose which create all the trouble."
Mr, - Hearst was warmly welcomed
whan he took the speaker's stand '. and
he was frequently forced to pauss in
delivering his address by the thunderous
outburst of applause which greeted his
remarka. --. . , s : -. -..
tfeoraal gpeeial Bervlee!)'. : " V'. ";.
Greene "tie, . Ind., Sept. I. John B.
Demott,. the famoua" lecturer, '.dropped
dead of heart failure todays
The volume of adrertisine carried by the three daily papers for
f 'lhe weekLending September 1, 1907, waa follow: fr-.t;.; rr
Local. inche..v......
Foreiifn, inchea......
CUaaified and real eatate, inche
During the week The Journal carried in it seven Issues 9,381
inchesTDt naid advertisinr. 4ot- conntinsr readers." waid for'or other-'
wiemaking a g-ain of 1,871 inches over the corresponding week.
Of 1906. '. "s t - -'.-. ' X
The Journal maintains rates, jnving to each advertiser the benefit
of crnI treatment and terms. The Journal does not make a rate of T
25 cents an inch to one advertiser, while charging another in the X
same line of business 45 cents, hoping to keep the fact from the-
overcharged customer. The Journal believes in a "square deal" and i
carries' it into practice. - .". v. ... ' ,
MonsteriDemontfration Held- By Wage Earners
ufpassed R0hing Ever Before Attempted-,
k in Pacific fflorthwestfor Worthy Cause
With bands playing, banner flying
and its representatives out tn full fore
tabor celebrated It own day thl
morning. For Over an hour the monster
parade 'wound through the down-town
street and every man, woman and child
In the city was-out In galaattlr to
see the procession and cheer the ,"men
behlnd the gun of Portland. - .
And It was worthy of the city and the
cause that It typified. There were be
tween 4.909 and f ,000 men and women
In the ' pageant, 'it stretched out for
over two mile and took SO minute,
with , the men walking four, and five
Lgbreaat, to pass a given point.
In former years and less prosperous
time those takina- pan in a Labor day
oarade have been content to walk, but
the past year ha been so prosperous a
one for roruana ana ait ner ciusens
that fully one half of the "Sons of
Martha" who were in the parade rode
la automobiles, tailrhoea or carriages.
They not only were out for a holt
ay bet .they were ot to
f Hufwht AnZ7..h.T. cmEi'Ah.!l
bat they were out to show doubt-
In . the work, of- building the greater
Portland and the ahare they have naa
In h.r nroenerltv. Kvfrr . union did
her best for the day from the long
line of plasterers in their white sfflru
and caps who headed the parade ts the
lfttle band of telegraphers down toward
the rear who carried their defiant ban
ner "Stick! Stick! Stick!'' and smilingly
answered the cheers of the people on
the curb.. ,. ; ... ,
"' started' Promptly on Tim.
Probably never before haa a -parade
tn Portland started more promptly on
time. When Grand Marshall L. 1. Reed
lgnalled the twenty-four waiting
unions to start n wa iiuuj. iv vciwi
and the carriage containing the speak
ers of the day who msde the addressee
at the Lewis A Clark fair ground thl
afternoon came near' being left behind.
. At the head of the parade were two
mounted police who cleared the, street
on each side to the curbstone -and a
.i.tnn. iif rimrtMn officers.
Following the squad -of policemen, the
unions passed in review 01 m uwu-
sand of spectators m ine umuwui r
dnnmtlvr nlaaterer hod carriers, lath
ers, sheet metal workers, carpenters,
bricklayers, shingle weavers, longshore
men, gralnhandlers, plumber. - steam
fitters, tile setters, bridge and structural
atnel workers, electrical-workers, paint-
era teamsters, bollennakera, machinists.
Journal. Orefonian. ; ieiegram.
6,216 y 6,481 .. .560 ,
84 .. 896 45T-
2,5T1 : 3,033 ; 1,633 .
carriage -and wagon worker, telegra
phers, carpet layers, garment workers,
cigarmakers and bartenders.
'-..lYery Uttl Confusion. '
Assisting Marshal Reed tn keeping
the parade In line were the following
aids:. L. M. Richardson, P. P. Fisher,
J. L. Ledwige, H. L. Stanton, O. J.
Henry and H. CookT On the whole It
was well managed. There were no long
waits (between divisions, the men were
well grouped, and there would have
been no hitch but for the fact that the
two end of the procession met at Sixth
and Burnside' street, which caused
some confusion during 'the first part of
the Domini. - .
There were- sx oanas in tne line ori
the parade, and all of them did their
best to add to the gala oocaslon. Most
of the unions wore handsome costumes.
the floats were many and - were well
decorated, and the parade waa decidedly
a success.
The plasterer were given me neaa
of the -parade and mad a particularly
n in tneir wmt auen
suit and cap relieved by black band
and black tie. Following them came
the" bodcarriers in white overalls, spick,
and -span, 'and th' lathers, with" their
float, representing th steel frame of a
building under construction. They all
wore whit trousers, blus shirt and
whit .tie.
One of th Interesting floats waa that
of the bricklayera, showing a brick wall
In process pf construction, while the
shingle-weavers float carried ahlngle
packing machine -with several packer
hard at work stowing awsy and binding
tn aromatic eeaar aningies.
' ' Animated Tashlon Flat.
Of course the. Beaux Brum m els of th
morning were the tailors, (0 animated
fashion plates in a display of checks,
filalds and stripes of every shade. Th
allors called forth applause all up and
down th line of march It waa spon
taneous and irrislstibie.
' Big muscular longimoremen and rail
road freight handler, dumber In a
dazzling combination - of yellow linen
dusters, soft. gray hats, bamboo walk
lngsticks and patent leather boots,
bride and structural Iron worker in
good-looking costumes of blue - hats,
shirts and overalls; electrical worker.
Grerman Inventor Overcomes
Obstacle of - Decreasing
Timber Supply.
. ' : IJosraa gpeeial Berrlea.)
"Washington. Sept 1.- The problem of
What this country la to do when th
rapidly decreasing Supply, of timber for
telegraph and telephone poles 1-exhausted
may be solved by a German
architect, who has been granted patent
In the United States -and European
countries on poles made of glasa.
The conaular agent at Caaaal reports
that a atock company has been organ
ised and a factory for the manufacture
of gives poles has been built at Qros-
imerode. , s ' -
The glaaa of which ins pole are mad
1 strengthened by interlacing and inter
twining it with strong wire threads.
The selling price of pole has not been
fixed, but The company Is willing to so-
cept tS a role of the length of SJ feet.
The Imperial poet department which has
control f the telegraph and telephone
Dole In Germany has ordered the use
of glaaa poles on en of it tracks.
young fellow, 'most of them,. In white
duck cap and trousers with yellow silk
shirts; painters they say they had
460 In line, counting th visiting Van
couver local, which helped-to add va
riety to th spectacle.
On of th attraction of th pared
that won applause from th spectators
war the ironworkers and bridge build
er who are erecting - th north bank
railway bridge over the Columbia at
Vancouver. There were 87 men in line
all attired In blue overall and shirts.
The men were under th leadership of
W. J. Donahue in charge of th bridge
-' ' Cheer for Striker. -! '-:
v Cheer after cheer rent the air' and
reverberated along the thickly crowded
streets . this morning, when the little
band of striking telegrapher passed by
in th labor union parade. Th appear
ance of a silk banner In front of th
telegraphers . containing th. slogan:
"Stick, stick, stickl" caught popular
fancy and waa the signal for instant
demonstration. - Sympathy was appro
priately expressed by th watching
throng In the streets and appreciation
returned . In th flushed faces and
quickened" step T)f the "KWjrmen. - The
simplicity of expressing their determin
ation to stand out until the end was
the thing that caught the crowd, and
Its approval wa emphatically shown.
Ten powerful automobiles carried the
members of th cigar makers' union
and a special showing wss made by this
organisation. ine Da
it-tenders' .. union
rode in tally-hoe. ,
(Continued on Page Two.)
Coryallisf tfc -Eastern and
- Branch i of Southern Pa
cific From Natron to Kla
math Will Be Constructed
Says Han With Ilarriman.
"Both th Corvalll, Eastern and
th branch of the Southern Pacific from
Natron to Klamath will be built,- la the
aasertion tf Fred- 8. Stanley who. In
company with, General Manager J. P.
OBrlen of ' the Harrlman lines,
spent all of laat week with B. H. Harrl
man touring; through Crook and Klam
ath count! in an automobile.
, "These two line Into th central part
of the state - will be built,", he con
tinued, "because Mr. Harrlmai is satis
fied that th country 1 worthy of
greater development. The progrea al
ready made there he ha aeen with hi
own eye and . waa highly pleased. Al
though not saying It In so many word
he realises as well as th rest of, us
thst further development .rests entirely
with' the completion of rctt connection.
Balera mUmtr-VUILJtgiCZ
"Mr. Harrlman stated that he could
not afford to build a railroad when
forced to use 7 per cent money. All
th available money In th east I tied
op, but as soon aa th financial market
ease a trifle, there 1 no Question but
that both of these lines across th
mountain will be-constructed."
Th automobile tour covered ' a dls-
(Continued on Fag Two.)
k-iV '
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Eailroad Magnate ; Fln&J
That Population of Cen
tral -Portion of State Ha3
, Doubled in' the Past Two
No definite. ijmfitlilWincTit
Made of Intention to B.nil
- :to a Section of Country
Lonffeglected Specula
tors to Get No More Land.
That U. H. Harrlman haa had "th
time of hl life" in th way of aa out
ing cannot be doubted by ahyon Who
diacu with him th trip he haa Juat
made through Oregon. He has demon-,
strated that transportation by automo
bile la feasible from Klamath Palls to
Shantko, and haa mad the first trip on
reoord over that rout In an auto. H
haa seen nough of central Oregon to
enchant -him with it ellmat. and
eonvlnee him, if he waa not convinced,
before, that the country haa great pos
sibilities In agricultural and railroad de
velopment. ' ' " " ' ' ' -
It I now pretty well understood that
Mr. Harrlman adhere rigidly to at least;
on rule that he will not tell th pub
lic he la going to build a railroad unttt
th engineer are ready to begin throw-.
tng dirt. It I said ha learned an abid
ing leason along this line in the case
of th Columbia Southern, when he said
two years ago in a speech to Portland
business men that the road would be
lmarjedltaely extended from Shaniko to
Bend. -
ITnon further Investigation it waa de
cided to abandon th project, and the
people never have forgiven Dim xor con
tinued neglect of central Oregon.' Every
indication now nolnt to earlv railroad
construction Into that region by another
route, for n nae just . compietea nis
first personal inspection of the country,
Zad Grant for Settler Only.
""What do I think of central Oregon f
Well, I have been asked that question
everywhere along th route," h said to
tn journal interviewer mis moriuna;
tn hi frivat car Arden, sidetracked at
the union-depot.
- Then h discussed In a general way
th country he had visited, th climate.
th vast distances, the land grants, and
th Drlncloles of railroad building and
traffic and wound up by declaring
that land grant ahould b disponed
of solely to actual set tiers; that tim
berland owned by railroad should b
retained by them and conserved ror use
In furnishing ties and timber for th
railroad building of th future; that
railroad commissions are good thing
if they strive to act as mediator be
tween the publio and the roads, and
brims both into closer harmony and
understanding; thst central Oregon I
a vaat country with productive a rears
separated widely by rough or desert
plaoea; that It haa a. climate In August
delightful beyond compare; and that the
country ha about doubled it popula
tion and development in the last twa
years. .
Know th Country Wall.
We have not by any mean been
without Information about central Ore
gon," he said. "For several year w
have had report on its condition, and
for th last two years our engineer
have been busy through that region. I
believe w know as much about central
Oregon as does any man In Portland,
It is not so hard to find place to build,
a railroad, but when once built It muat
(Continued on Page Two.)
Brave Miner Finds It Expcn
- sivo to Save His Com-. ,
panion's Life.
(Joaraal tpeetal tefVlra)
Belleville, v lll.1.8ept.T,",'',,',r
Boettcber of Belleville has Just loernei
that employing a lawyer to proe him.
self a hero Is , expensive bilne.
Boettcher wsa swarded a Carn-!-!
medal several moniha ao for ln..
saved the life of l'ani"! H-'T'O In a l.x .-.l
ooal mine. - Now he la d-tndmit n
tilt for IS"0 attorney' i,'' In u .
Thomaa R Would ta pNlntuf.
Ilo-. p we entrapi-ed In a mhII r- -in
which he hi already liht-i f
to set off a shot In 'he m1n,
heard llopp's cries for li.-m ' . i .
sardln hi" safety r..n i .
room and pulled the fu .t
spark waa within ait ln n or r-i
Attorney Mould aava he i
trip to Plt.,urg in ti. i
Hottehar and piild hi -Me
aleo ti- ti.ut h i
lug on s""'t an'l i
lnt B'leii'-her om.i" ' i
the vtlt of the C !'
to EeuevlU.
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