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THE OSEGON DAILY JOURNAL,,: PORTLAND, FRIDAY EVENING,. - OCTOBER. 24, 1913...
HIS PLAN FOR REFOR?.!
' "ivoiea "mm Says ooper'sP
i tinn Is kftvnntft! Means fnr
't finding What Is Best' fold.
Hl history has been- that of a brilliant,
courageous young fellow, who, placed In
a position where the betrayal of hl trust
would bring hhn an interne of from
$50,000 to 1200,000 a yea, fell. ' , ""
He will bt executed, lie will sacri
fice his We as a result But what last,
ins; rood will come from ItT asked the
speaker, , Conditions - are not being
changed. Somewhere, said MC Stef
fens. there is a young roan who will
some time be placed in a similar posi
tion. He will yield, for the pressure
win be too strong: and the tragedy will
. . AU Vot Behind Uorement, . ,
' "It Is especially' hard to remedy the
aaUI .iMVMnltfDHnn tn all th fODle
are not behind the movement," conUn
i ahav w anaalrar Whan "(. ThftOdOrS
RnnMv1t. ii nnlioe commissioner Of
'" r I.a1. Of..... ' A... . a-"'.'
: miuvviu. H,H.viiai iriiiaif aiuvvvaiv wa
chooses to term "sick city governments,
last night pointed "the way out to about
' TOO persons interested In the welfare of
the -city. 'rThe lecture -was delivered at
Library hall In the new Portland Public
library. . , ' ' a , -
Every socialistic belief and plan, from
the recognised every" day plan that has
neen in rorce in tms country ever since
It started, through the plan of the So--.
clallsts, the Industrial Workers of the
woria, me anarciusts ana me syndical
ists were ' discussed, and . the. good of
each doctrine was mentioned .
" ': arose Can Wta Alone,
' - ' "But," . deolared Steffens, "none can
win single banded. .They must Incor
porate all of the food things ana sacri
' flee the bad things.. Until that Is done
the Dlan cannot be accomplished." '
"" The speaker was Introduced by Mayor
Alboe and Rabbi Jonah B. Wise pre-
v 'Plueu. ' Jiie SMCVtaus vnmm ;vuuu ua a.
nnlr of the OrCaTOH Civic league. ' ' ,'
The man with the social idea was d
N scribed. ' - - .
. - To illustrate the thought Steffens oe-
scribed' the Milwaukee. Wis., Socialists,
who could not be bought, he said, by a
candidate for the United States senator.
ship, when this candidate was promiscu
ously buying up all the votes ne couiu
from the other two standard parties. .-
they were Socialists," he said.- "They
were honest because they had the vision
ah. a-.,. .u.lal tnrm at the future
as well.as the present."
AU ain : .- -a s
1 rt,ia ! m.Ua true of the single taxers,
the Socialists; the anarchists, the Indus
trial Workers of the World and the
Christians. All are honest in that they
have a conception of jta? best socialistic
j way out." ft'i !' -ii.'v ' ' k t i
The pl outlined by Steffens for the
"way out" is uniaue. ,
His suggestion was to . organise a
small commutes of two, three or four
men known to have this social sense
and who had the vision so that they
would sacrifice to attain It These men,
he said, must be men who would put
more into the city than they cpuld ever
. aspect to take out. -
The original members of ,thls commit;
a.. hai iuuteA to look around
and find others who had this ... social
v sense, and make tnem memoers , -
Ascertain Those Doing Oooda
r TVa mmm tue wouia "
the city thoroughly and find out what
t organisations were ,iwuj,,.
.v.fnv. tn the city. The- commercial
clubs, the religious organisations, the
political organisations, me '
i...... mnA in fact every association
of any kind would be canvassed to see
what it was-doing- to promote the city's
welfare. A list of thesa good things
"would then be made out,;. .$r
. Then from the big committee, small
committee of the best men should be
selected and thess sent throughout the
'United States. . All thq big eitle would
i viniterf. end the iMt things Of those
cities found out. as .the good thlngs. Of
Portland had been found ouU - -
, I Afterwards, he suggested that the
committee go to Europe to una tne even
more wonderful things that are, being
accomplished in the European cities for
their own betterment.
Xalst All Oood Volats.
Alt the pointers thus gleaned, accord
ing to the speaker, were to oe piaceq
on this Portland list. '
. Then the committee should cull the
list, select the best, and with what is
left, set about seeing inai tne separate
Items were sut through, a
Tott cannot expect to do this in a
year," cautioned Steffens. "Portland
will be here, 20 years hence, 100 years
hence. 8,000,000 years hence, according
to the geologists unless some unfore
seen catastrophe happens. We muet
not only build for today, but; for. the fu
ture," ,- . - .
' And that, in brief, was Steffens plan
for "the way out."
peaks at Bee College.
That political corruption Is not the
result of evil in men, but of evil in
herent In our present social and , eco
nomic system; and that the cure Is to
. be effected : not by teaching dishonest
men to be good, but by removing the
causes of dishonesty, was the burden of
the address delivered by Mr ' Steffens
yesterday before the assembly at Reed
college. ' -
"There are no bad men or women in
the world." he said. "They do evil be
cause It is foroed upon them. The
cause must ba removed. We must de
liver ourselves from temptation."
This conoept was greatly enrfched
by incidents from , Mr. Steffens own
atxnerlence. Of the men In Wall street.
Mr. Steffens said; They are not great,
men. Environment made thm. Their
power-lies In their betraying the trust
put in them by the American "people.
This is the sin of sins, but it is the
secret of success. All the leaders of
the people are betraying the'publlo, not
only In business, , but In politics and
labor." , " v,'.
Awakening Xnat Preoede " ef orm.
Before ' any effective reform can be
secured it Is 'the speaker's belief that
a unified awakening of the publlo con
sciousness, combined with a genuine de
slr for social betterment, must be
' VirniiD-ht hnlt. Tinder tha nranant Kim.
ditlons, things will not be bettered, he
said," 'i i - 1 1 '! 'V X ' ' ,
'V ama s i ,aauik,oi aav iq,ibu ,u . uibu
tenant Charles Becker, now In the death
cell In Sing Sing, awaiting , exeoutlon.
New , York, . attempted to enforce the
J . ,. .. .... n.i.i. mUaJI e
laws, he was Immediately visited., by
individuals v and v committees composed
of the so-cauea nest people oi vie ir
who protested against his . course. , It
1VeW I1 0 iiiawiv" w sissj ,we!-f-j ., .
. MA, Steffens ' estimated the annual
police graft In New lorn m do ai
$3,000,000 to 4.O00,0O0, Another- in
terestlng statement was that the Mc
Namara plot was only a misguided ef
fort to betlerthe "very conditions which
caused it Victor Berger was spoken
of as the Socialist boss. ' a ' , . v
Mr. Steffens summed up his beliefs
and his hopes, thus: -J.no- numnn rmv
is divided into two parts, the seeing and
the blind. The secret of life is this:
Seek and see for yourself; without rev
erence, without respect, but always with
mercy." '' " 4 ""' ' .' - V ' 1 -
Steffens spent today making a num
ber of personal cans, ana win wave w
night for,Tacoma, where he is sched
uled to speak early next week. ,j
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rlinnr AT VAIIMA '
I KUDU lj H I . I Mm mn ." ,
. ; WITH - BIG INTERESTS
V - if'"'"' ' .J---'' II iiiiiH' I r 'R'-"'V '4
'."NTnrth Taklma.' Wash.. Oct -14. Ac
companied by representatives of British
and American capital, Guy W. Talbot
of Portland," president , "of the Pacific
Power. ' Xlgbt . company, arrived here
today from the Columbia river,' coming
overland by automobile. Tho party has
K.-n Lnanawrlnar thai Priest raOidS COUn-
try and comes here, says Mr. Talbof In
order that the financiers, wno purcnaae
the company's bonds,? may sea the de
veloped Irrigated tustnci . aooui norm
Taklma and understand the possibilities
of land as yet undeveloped.
, . ma ha a. nnrtv of Milwaukee
railroad officials was recently Inspect
ing the power site at Priest Rapids and
that - several other parties have toured
that section jaieiy gives vimm w oeToit
menf talk. It is said that the much de
ivawf Amm t PrlMt ranlda is to be con
structed by the power company with
the assistance or. tne aunwauae ruu
to the end that the latter company may
have . electricity for operating ; Its
tralna President Talbot- denies the
truth of this report' '
HOMEOPATHIC SOCIETY i
ELECTS1 NEW OFFICERS
t " , ; ' iff
.Ir. John P. Worcester ' Of Portland
was elected president of the Oregon
State Homeopathic' Medical society ' at
the closing: session Of the society's thirty-seventh
annual convention, held yes
terday. Dr., Worcester's paper on "Vital
SUtistics," o attacking the state board
of health V and -accusing On Calvin S.
White of incompetency, was the sensa
tion.' of the- meeting. tfi:S" !":t 2
Other officers elected were: . Dr. "J.
H. Blshon- of Forest . Grove, first vice
president; Dr. D&vld Breuer, second vice
president: w uyron n..: Miner, seore-
Urr. and Dr. t" N. Palmer, treasurer.
The convention closed with a banquet
at the .Oregon hotel last .night, im
portant papers on various medical sub
jects were read. At the afternoon ses
sion yesterday Dr. J. Chris 0"Day gave
an illustrated lecture on "Leprosy in
Hawaii." t .
SARA, WASHINGTON, IN
LINE WITH PROGRESSIVES
. Ridgefleld. Wash., Oct 14. -The citi
zens of Sara. Wash., a rural communl
ty near here, have organised a Parent
Teachers association. The object of
this associaUon is to create a better Un
derstandlng , between the schools and
the patrons of the schools In that com
munity, and to aid the teaok-era in their
work, and also as an aid to the parents
in understanding the work that is being
done in the School. '
The following i officers were elected
President, Mrs. Howard Bellinger; vice
president Mrs. J. M. Custard; secretary
and treasurer, Mrs. A. & Luster. "-The
next meeting of the olub will be held in
the sehoolhouse at Sara Friday, Octo
ber Si, at 1:30 p. m. ?
AT POINT OF ARREST
: GIRL SHOOTS SELF
, ; ,
Tacoma, Wash-,; Oct i. -Helen Ber
nard, a. Seattle .girl St years old, shot
and j probably' - fatally wounded Peter
John, proprietor or a oreelc restaurant
hers, and when about to be arrested by
the polios turned the gun on herself
and Inflicted a dangerous wound In her
head, at a Faclfle avenue hotel early to
day. II . " M , 1 , ( ,
John was shot below the heart and
an artery was severed. The girl Is at
the county hospital and physicians say
she will recover, -
The Bernard glrL who neighbors say.
has been living as the wife of John for
the last four weeks, told the police she
shot In self defense. John had v no
weapon when searched.
MRS. CHARLES W. '
, FAIRBANKS IS DEAD
I- y -a i i 'I, i ihTii ,c
' . Indianapolis, Ind.. Oct 24. , Mrs,
rjnaries W. Fairbanks, wife, of the for
mer vlc president of the United States,
died, at her horns here at 7:25 o'clock
this i morning. - Mrs. Fairbanks was
stricken with pneumonia October 16.
,' Journal Want Ads bring results. :
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Porllana Bpewing Co.
Gravity.Plaht Will Cost $134,
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' ' ' (Spvctal to The Jownat) ' '
; Centralis, Wash.. Oct, 14 The Cen
tralis city commission yesterday an
nounced that it had closed a deal with
the WeyerhaOser Timber -company for
an intake site and right of way for the
proposed gravity 'Water system to -be
built by the city from the headwaters
of the-Newoukum. The city paid SJO
for Its privileges, but It is agreed that
the city of Chehalls be allowed to use
the samel right of way wherever Jt is
desired. The new intake is located
1000 feet below the original Intake, for
the possession of which a suit between
the cities of .Centralia end Chehalls is
now pending lfl the stats supreme court
The new site comprises five acres., The
commission did not waive Its Claim to
the old site., but secured the , new one
in case the suit is decided against the
city, t f n- i - '- a -
,' J. t. Stannard, a consulting engineer
of Portland, has Just gone over the pro
posed, route of the pipeline and checked
up the figures of City Engineer Ma
comber, .which : he found to be correct
except is a few minor cases. , Accord
ing to' Stannard there is enough water
at the-new Intake to supply a city of
40,000 population. He went over the
government . records and found that the
lowest stage of water at this point was
in 1910,. when there was a flow of v
000,000 - gallons every 24 hours.
It" is expected that the commission
will let the contract for building the
plant - some time - in December. . The
pipeline wilt foe 14 miles long. The en
ure system win cost about iiM.ooo,
bonds, for which were voted a year ago.
STRONG BOX AWAITS
, . UNKNOWN CHINA BOY
A 14-year-old . boy In China' whose
name Is unknown will receive the con
tents of a strong box ' in the safety
deposit vault of the Commerce Safe
Deposit ft Mortgage Co. if he la found.
He is the son and only heir of Lee
Fook. a Chinaman, Who died October 18,
at the age of 65 years. - The contents of
the box are : unknown. Lee Heu. Man
Poo and Charley Fong, members of the
On Tick; Benevolent society, of which
Lee Fook was also a member, petitioned
that Charley Fong, assistant secretary
of the organisation, be named admin
istrator of the estate. .
INDUSTRIAL PARADE IS
FEATURE AT PORTOLA
San Franclsoo, Oct 14 The big fea
ture of the Portola Festival was staged
here today when" 18,000 persons marched
In a great industrial parade. It was es
timated that not less than 800,900 per
sons - ware ; banked along the line of
march. ' . .'.!' u:. '- ':'''
suiting at 10 o'clock from the Ferry
building, it required exactly four hours
for the marchers and floats to. pass a
given point The parade was composed
of 15 divisions, .each' with its special
features of historic or present day ln-i
terest ' '- ' .
Diirino- tn morninir ana aiieruvuii.
some of the world's best golf -players,
Including Ray and: Vardon,. the Engliei.
champions, played at the San Francisco
Golf and Country Club tournament
Warships sssembled 1 in tne narDor
ware onennd to nubile Inspection
throughout the afternoon, .
of Immigration end naturalization, was
proposed in a resolution- introduced in
the house ' by Representative Ba
ker of California. , , , ,
Steel Trust Not Cutting Force. 1 '
Chicago, Oct 84. Chairman Gray ot
the United States Steel corporation di
rectors' ' board, denied that men were
opinion today of Attorney Oop-.'I 1
Webb's opinion was glvt-n lici f "
he had been told of a repent tiuu
attack on Wallace's position mU-'n i
made as the result of th illn-s t
actlns governor of California so lonf confines him to a hospital at I'smnl'i
as he retains eonsclousness and doen I Wallace is said to be gaining sirens-,
not leave the state, according to the (rapidly, , ,
being laid oft , preparatory i to . closing
several ml)ls. . . i ' ; ,
Wallace Beniains Actiaff Governor.
Los Angeles. Cel., Oct, 84. Lieuten
ant Governor A. J. Wallace will remain
MONMOUTH HIGH HAS
, Monmouth, ' Or.. . Oct " 14. WUh . a
splendid spirit" the students of the
high school In this city met -and elected
officers for this term yesterday' after
noon. They used the Australian bal I
lot system. There was keen competi
tion . between ! the 1 freshman .class and
the other classes. The seniors, Junior
and sophomores combined against : the
freshman,' and made -themselves known
as the "incorporated classes. Lacking
three, the freshman class contains more
members than all the other classes to
gether. The "beginners" challenged the
rest of the school to a "gams of toot
ball on ' the high school grounds, and
won. S to l.s The election resulted in
one member from each class bolng chos
en as officers, as follows: . president,
Clarence Daniel,' sophomore; vice presi
dent Robert Thompson, senior; secre
tary, Delmer Helghton, fresnman; treas
urer, Ida Strong, Junior, . -' .
WILL HAVE TO STAY IN.
; WHEELER COUNTY JAIL!
4 ' - One lone prisoner under a 50
e , day sentence in the Wheeler
county Jail must remain An that i
4 jail. District Attorney J. M.
Starr, of the dlstrlot including. 4!
Wheeler county, wrote to the 4l
y Multnomah county commission-'; s I
srs asking that if possible the ,e:
man bs given work on ths Mult s)
- nomah county highways. A let ; 1
' ter was written to Mr. Starr yes
4 terday declining the offer e-
cause Multnomah county Is not
prepared to handle prisoners on
, the- roads yet ,
DISCIPLE OF HAZZARD
DIES OF STARVATION
fleattl. Weah. dot 91 r-nn-- T T
Mason is conducting a post mortem ex
amlnation today on the body of Fred
-ww,u.u m- a.V
of 4T days Andrew Larson Is held by
me ponce, xarson admits baying guld-
ca taie .patient aunng nis rant, but de
nies bavin twnittviMt am nav a
He says he followed the book written
oy ur, 4-,maa ts, Haszard. the fast cure
specialist who is under penitentiary
sentence ior mansiaugnier.
Chehalls Is Headquarters.
Chehalls, WaShu, Oct 84. This city Is
to be construction headquarters for the
P, 8. & W. A. railroad, the Milwaukee's
extension to Wlllapa Harbor. Guthrie.
McDougall ft Co. have the contract for
48 miles and the big work will be in the
Chehalls valley west of this place - The
engineering" headquarters have been lo
cated . In ths city hall building with
ueorgs w. usgood in charge.
; ' .1 To Abandon JUcatrax.
' Washington, Oct 84. Abandonment!
of the present military prison on Alca-
tras Island, in, San Francisco bay, and)
the use of the- buildings for , a bureau
Superb, Double- Service, All - Weather
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Our unusual buying facilities and
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Take a look at these new clothes;
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Our idea is to draw attention of ths public to our new
itoro. Tenth and Stark streets, and ths fine lino of
Pianos that w carrya'
Many other fine premiums will be given for second
best list, third best list, and So on.
Put on your thinking cap and send in a list. Some
one will get these prizes why not you? So get busy!
Make your list and send it in right away. Free to every
body, we want everyone who would like a tine Piano
or Player Piano to enter this competition.
A little study and numberless words will come
you. Send in your list right away it might be the one
to win the Djano.
All Answers Mutt Reach Our Store Before 6 P. M., October 281913.
THE FREE PRIZES
The first priae la a beautiful $400 Jesse French Piano for the largest
hat of words, the second prize to be credit certificate of $150 and
a gentleman's gold watch, the third price a credit certificate of $150
and a ladles gold watch, the fourth prize to be a credit certificate of
$150, the fifth prize to be a credit certificate of $135; for the next
five best answers a credit certificate of $125 each will be given, to
the next ten a credit certificate of $122.50 will be given, and then
following these in groups, of twenty-five the next best lists will re
ceive credit certificates of $2 JO less than the previous group, until 25
have been awarded at $50. All other answers will receive credit cer
tificates of not less than $25 each. These credit certificates are good
for the amount stated toward the purchase of any new Piano or Player
Piano at the regular price. Time of certificate la limited and is not
good on any purchase made prior, to its date. Only one certificate
can be applied on one piano.
7 Jjvi is siTTWEtciru I
llME WELL KNOWN
I te:S,NCE 1875 ;
Llr - - E5T
. ' Only ths letters contained In
words "REED-FRENCH PIANO'
bs usd. ' No . latter can b useA
any wont more times than It appears
tn these words. The letters can be
used for dlffrnt -words as many
tjmes as desired. Make as many
words J5 posnible ' that are taken
from Webster's dictionary. Write
the list plainly and number your
list.- Fill out the coupon below and
bring- to our store. Tenth and Stark
Sts.. or mall to Contest Manasor.
Free .to all except employes of this
store and.lmmedlato launilles. . Only
one answer allowed from one person.
The Judging will be lft to three
prominent men of Portland, wbees
names will be anaouxced latsr, -
Xa las' evemt two or moro eoatesi.
eats tie for sitae of the pxlsss, afe
vlslosj will be wads oa equal basis.
.As to Our Line of Pianos Our . Prices and Our Methods
Toil will find at our store snail well-known standard
makes of Pianos ss the Henry 8. G. Lin daman, Ballet
a Davis, French A Sons. Sohubert. Starck, Conway, Jesse
French. R. S. Howard Co.. La sonde, HolmS A Son. and
the wonderful Vlrtuolo and Melldegraad 18-Note Player
Pianos. Svsry ons guaranteed. .,,-
Ws guarantes to apply all credit certificates en any
Instrument selected at the regular established Eastern
Factory Retail Prices, adding only the actual shipping
expense to Portland. This gives you ths opportunity of
buying s Piano at the very eiossst price.
Our obleet In dsins this Is to siv direct to the buve
a credit on a piano to more than offset the proportion
f advertising and igh rent that you are ' required to
pay to dealers who only sell a few pianos by the Old
method ef "House-teHous Canvassing." ,
We want ' every household in Oregon and Souther
Washington to know our house and the line of Pianos
we carry, which re ef the world's standard makes. We
tre In our new store, our stock of Pianos In new and we
Invite you to call and Jnspecjthnew ltl models of
the Piano Maker's Art, Or write for catalogues, prices
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