The Oregon daily journal. (Portland, Or.) 1902-1972, May 01, 1916, Page 2, Image 2

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Vater, Power Development
Association Maintains an
Office in Washington Jo
Carry on Its Publicity Work
Washington, May L (WASHING-
,-The Water Power Development as
oclatibn, which maintain an offlct
. tbl city. In Ha publicity wt.rk. is
uslly encased In upholding
hleldg general dam act and In slam
ling Clifford Plnchot because Mr. Pin
hot baa pointed oujt the liberality of
hl bill to the power Interests.
While the Wntef power Development
soclation bas an attractive name. Its
nembefsJilp is made up chiefly of those
vtro manufeeture and self water rower
nachlnery, and It Is strongly In league
vlth those who oppose any form of
tederal control.
',' " , Misstatements Are Made.
Xq lt late! literature this assocla
ilon refers to Plnchot as ''opposing the
" of water power legislation."
rhla Is far from the fact, as 1'inchot
a advocating the enactment of the
"errla bill, a measure that has the sp
roval of the administration. Pirvchot.
iowever, la not advocating tby kind
if legislation wanted by theyower
!, President Wilson, In a letter lo'Cnn-
;reesmn Kent some time ago, referred
to the Shields bill In a way that Indi
cated to the minds of most readers
that It Is likely to" encounter a pres!
dentist veto If it should be pacd In
the form approved by the nste.
IJouse leaders have indicated tiat It
will be radically amended before It is
reported that body.'
. Myera BUI Also Scrutinised.
House leaders are convinced hat the
recapture provisions of the Shields bill
ar hedged about with so many ifu and
ands that It Is practically valuers. It
would require tne government to pur
chase the entire plant developed under
It at , "fair . value," Instead of merely
that part directly used and neofd In
the development of the water power.
For these reasons. It was decleted by
progressive members of the senate to
mount to a grant in perpetuity, be
cause the dlfflcnltiea of recovering the
plant to the government would have
praotlcnlly that effect.
The Myers substitute for the Ferris
bill, reported by the eenate committee
on public lands, has received trie ap
proval of the Water Power Develop-,
mf nt aesooiatlon.Vuuo, which causes it
to be-viewed with even closer scrutiny.
.The Myers bill is regarded an being
4 half way measure between the prin
ciple Of federal control and safeguards
for public Interests in the Feiris bill
and of state control and slackness In
the Shields bill. It was reported In a
form unsatisfactory to Its author In
.order to speed It upon Its way.
This temporary advantage seerna to
J save availed little, aa other measures,
preparedness, pood roads and rural
credits, have crowded It aside, and
many other candidates Jor congres
sional favor are preparing to conteat
V he pathway from now, on to the i '.d
of ths session. The Myers bii:. while
mnome rejipects satisfactory to the
iwater powefr Interests, is delayed by
itnoee surne interests, because, if it
Were passed, the question of water
power legislation would rro !nto con
ference, end the ultimate bill might
not please them.
. In this situation the private Inter
ests prefer there should be no legisla
tion, awaiting the time when they hope
to have views more favorable tu per
petual ownership or state control re
flected In the majority of congress and
inline presidential chair.
Klkton-Hrottstiurg Star Route.
;" Washington, May 1. Possibility
Of rural route mall service between
lilkton and Scottshurg. Or., is suggest
ed by the poatqflce department,, to
take the place of star route service
ordered abandoned with the opening of
tnt rmnroaa w loos tay. To estab
lish such service;'- the department re
quires a showing of four families to
the mile.
Because the required number of fam
ilies could not be shown on the line of
s proposed rural route out of Echo, ss
petitioned for by W. 3. Hlnkie. the de
partment announces it cannot estab
lish a route. there.
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vg. Aid for Fruit Growers.
Washington. May 1. Hearty co
operation with the Fruit Growers'
agency, recently organised at 3pokane,
Is promised by Secretary Houston, of
the department of agriculture, who nas
written to Senator Chamberlain and
Jtepresentatlve Hawley, assuring them
that the department desires to give all
possible aid.
, , The department does not state spe
cifically what will be done to aid the
growers! except that expert advice on
methods of marketing Is to be given,
this being th point at which t is felt
the-greatest assistance can be
dered. ' r-
; Joint Rates on Sash and Doors.
Washlngton, May 1. Throug Joint
rates on sash and doors are Just as
logical and necessary as' such rates
arc on lumber, shingles and other
commodities to eastern trunk Una ter
ritory. Such is the argument Implied
In th petition of the West Coast Lum
bermen's association, the California
Redwood association, and numerous
other lumber interests of the Paclfio
coast, filed with the Interstate commerce-commission
by Teal and McCol
loeh, of Portland, Or.
; - Through Joint rates formerly were
granted, but on October 21, 1916, the
railroads put in rates based on com
bi nation of through rates to St. Louis
and- Chicago, and locals from these
points to destination.. The resultant
Increases range from on fourth of 1
per cent to 32 per cent of the former
lates. v
' Relief of Mike Womnck.
.Washington, May l. The senate
has passed Senator Chamberlain's bill
appropriating 11000 for the relief of
er. Injured by a dynamite blast while
Mlk Ot 'Woraack, of Medford, a labor
engaged in work for tne government In
Crater Lag national park. -
'Omerrlllbb to Get Patent,
Washington, May 1. Th. general
land office bas informed Representa
tive Hawley that the clat of Elmer
;. Hlbbs, of 8t. Helens, Of., under the
timber and stone act. was passed to
l atent, on April Jl, ani patent to the
land will b delivered from the Ross -
un . v - . v
Mrtj , Titzpatrick Was
t Prominent m
Ylo Sraidn of Oregon Congress ot
Mothers id Tsrdy, Aged a
Waa ITative r ZTawjTork.
Mrs. Marv V. FJtzDatrick. who died
at the "home of bar dasg-hter, Mrs. E.
G. Liehy. 355 East Eighth street, yes
terday, April 80, wu Mtlvt of Nw
York, aged 3, and had resided in
Oregon fY the past 11 yesrs.'
Mrs. Fltxpatrtck la. survived By two
daughters, Mrs. Liehy of this city,
and Mra. A. O. Hall krf Spokane. She
waa vice president of the Oregon Con
gress of Mothers, sad had a wide cir
cle of friends. ,
The funeral services will be held at
the chapel of J. P. Flnley A Son, Mont
gomery end Fifth streets, tomorrow,
Tuesday afternoon it 1 p, n Private
services at Rlvervlew cemetery.
Columbia, Capitol, Pacific
Highways, Canyon Road,
Underground Crossing,
Bids were opened today by the board
of county commissioner, fox paving '
the figure eight section of the Colum-
bla river highway, the underground ,
crossln at Fairwiew nd the grading I
- . J.u ' 4t.
Capitol and Pacific highways. The
uius xor me rnost part were low ones,
and below the estimatea of the road-
master '
For paving the figure eight only one
bid was submitted, that of the Warren
Construction company, for bltullthlo
on a crushed rock base. The bid was
11.19 per square yard for the surface
and $2.12 for the rock base. The total
amount of th bid was $13,691.6). Tho
pavement is to be 27 feet In width an-1
one half mile In length. For main
taining "rhe pavement for a period o
ten.'yeare the bid was .00031 cents per
square yard or a total of $24.18.
On the Falrvlew underground cross
ing seven bids were submitted as fol
lows: Shuholm company, 13859.30;
Edward fc'andeberg, $5276; Andrua
Bode, $2970.75; Moore Bros., $8316.77:
Utherland & Abery, $2847.64; R. l.. ;
Klnger. $"2543.54; Coast Contracting,
company, $2936.75. According to the
unchecked figures Ringer's bid is the
lowest one.
Five bids were submitted for grad
ing as follows:
Canyon road, A. T. Johnson, $19,529;
T. H. Cochran & Sons, $28,782; Tobln
& Stevens, $20,261; Coast Contracting
company, $17,526.
Capitol highway: T. H. Cochran &
Sons. $8357.88; Andrew & Hassar,
$3110.60; Tobln & Stevens, $3342.72.
Pacific highway: E. T. Johnson.
112,166; T. H. Cochran & Sons, $16,61U.
The bids were referred to the eotintv
roadmaster -vith instructions to com
pile them and make recommendation.
Series of Robberies
Reported to Police
XTamber of Frivate Sesldesoes Am En
tered sad Articles of Various Xlsds
Are Stolen by Burglars.
Half a dozen robberies kept police
detectives on the Jump Saturday night j
and Sunday. 1
Robbers' entered the homes of Fred i
Hartman, 761 East Couch street, and
took two cans of coffe and a diamond
ring. The telephone wires were cut by
the thieves. Th silverware was-removed
from the buffet, but left on tho
dining-room table.
Thieves laat jdgit broke into the H.
Herberg home at 126 East Twentv-
foufth street north, and Jewelry valued
Jewelry valued
un and a dia-
at $100, including a wa
mind ring, was taken.
A room occupled' by Basil Smert and i
John Crocker, at the Franklin hotel, j
Thirteenth and Washington streets,
was entered Sunday afternoon and a 1
suitcase containing clothing belonging !
t smart was taken.
The Irwin home, 632 Tillamook!
street, was entered.' Clothes snd sev
eral bottles of grape Juice were taken.
Mrs. R. Randlet, 390 Salmon street,
reported yesterday that a large Japa
nese vase was taken from her porch.
Henry Marshall
Was Native Son
Oregon City. Or.. May 1. Henry
Marshall, son of the late Andrew 3.
and Sarah R. Marshall, died at the
home of hta sister, Mrs. Emery C.
Noble of Sixth and High streets, this
morning, after am Illness of several
months' duration. Mr. Marshall waa
found dead at 6:30 o'clock this morn
ing kneeling at h s bed.
Mr. Marshall was born in Oregon
City. November 11. 1859, and with his
parents moved to Portland after resid
ing in' this city for som time. He
was employed for: some time as book
keeper of the Ira! Powers company of
that city, and later accepted a posi
tion with a railroad company in Port
land as an accountant. He later
moved to Wyoming, and during the
past year had resided at Cody. Wyo.,
until March 29. wnen he arrived in this
city to spend his last days wtth his
sister. Mrs. E. C. Noble.
Chamber on Record
For Municipal Links
The members' council of the Cham
ber of Commerce today went on rec
ord in support of the proposal to estab
lish a municipal golf links. It was by
no means unanimous, however, and
President . L. Thompson declared out
of order a motion of Dr. J. D. Duback
that a minority report be permitted.
Jluju KasaL a prominent Japanese,
addressed the council upon the rela
tions between M country and the
United States, declaring that Japan has
no intention of seeking further foot
hold on the east coast of the Pacific,
feeling that its place in the sun Is
filled when it dominates th orient.
Cannery to Open Soon.
Vancouver, Wash., May I. Th Ore
gon Packing company cannery at this
place will open for tne season's run
about May 15. About 100 or 250 wom
en are wanted, and only about 70 have
applied tor positions.
Unless enbuen
1 labor can b secured here, tb awnwi
J will be compelled to secure outside
1 labor. The first Dack will eoaaiat f
mau fruits.
vnu wni mwx umu truiia.
Official Prepares Statement
to Show Cost Per Case .Is
Less Under His Regime.'
Bumber of Jnry Cases Tiled and Work
Imposed os Of floe Wot Within
r Vewtt to Control.
John B. Coffey, in answer to the
charges made by A. A. Bailey, before
the Lincoln Republican club regarding
the conduct of the county clerk's pf-
ifice, has compiled and furnished the
verr below:
number of cases filed and tried
probate and circuit courts of
Multnomah county has greatly in-
creased in the last three years over
the preceding three years, Mr. Coffey
points out. but the. cost per case fur
Jury trials haa been leas than It was
in 1912, when a record number of
. cases for the period preceding the In
cumbency of John B. Coffey as county
j clerk were tried.
j During 300 Jury casea were
tried at a cost of 1158.10 per case,
while -during 1913-1814-1915 of Cof-
fey.8 admlnutration as county clerk
13J9 Jury cases were tried at-a cost
of 1141.80 per rase.
uunng ine xirai perioa tne ..BrPt
year was 112, when 800 Jury casea
the county f47.42S.95 for Jurors.
Almost aa many cases were tried dur
w iuij o.irl
, V . T i. . Ar
during the first six monin of
less. During the first half or 1914,
298 Jury cases were tried, which cost
$35,767.25. and during the first half
of ' 1915, 280 cases were tried, at a
cost of 133,593.60. For the flrbt half
of 1916, the number of Jury cases is
only 20 less than for the entire year
of 1912, yet the cost Is approximately
$1,000 less.
Business Greatly Increased.
He points out that the buslnef-s of
the courts has greatly increased in the
last three yeart, while he has been
In office, and of course the aggregate
cost has grown with the amount of
business, but he maintains thbt the
cost per case has not increased.
"The county clerk has not the slight
est control over the amount of busi
ness or the number of cases that come
before the courts," said Mr. Coffey.
"If the number of cases" and court
costs Increase 100 per cent, the county
clerk cannot etop them. Every Jury
case that is filed and is tried adds to
the total cost for jurors and witnesses.
AU this office can do Is to handle in an
efficient and economical manner the
work that the public brings to it."
Mr. Coffey has compiled figures
covering the years 1910 to 1912 in
clusive, which were immediately pre
ceding his administration, and cover
ing 1913 to 1915 inclusive of his ad
Big Jump Xs Shown.
These figures show that during the
laat three years, as compared with the
preceding three. 6080 mora cases were
filed in the circuit court, 300 more cases
filed in the probate court, and 278
more caaes were closed and put into
Judgment to lis.
The total cost for jurors during the
first period was $106,957.55 and for
the second period it was $191,314.10
The total cost for witnesses during
the first period was $15,920.03 and
fot the second period it was $23,027.05
This does not Include the meals and
i rooms for Jurors, which during the
first period cost $2752.66. and for the
second was $6858.80. Mr. Coffey
pointed out that the county clerk has
no control whatever over these mat
tera, as they are entirely up to the
1 x , i t
Japanese i outti Is
Permitted to Stay
Court Bales Tber Is no Special Law
Governing Immigration of Japanese
Zato V. .) Appeal Way Be Taken.
San Francisco, May 1. (U. P.)
Holding that there is no special law
governing the Immigration of Japanese
such as regulates the entrance of
Chinese into the United States, Fed
eral Judge Maurice T. Doollng today
dismissed th deportation proceedings
started against Msysutara Nakao, 17,
by the port authorities.
Nakao entered this country under
the law that permits entrance of rela
tlvea of well-to-do Japanese. He de
sired, he said, to become a student.
The Immigration officers, declared that
he was very likely to become a public
charge, as his father here cannot sup
port him.
After questioning the lad, Judge
Doollng asserted that Nakao, In the
event that be did not succeed in his
smbition to become a student, was
fitted to earn his own living better
than many American born Japanese,
The immigration authorities may ap
peal to Secretary of Labor Wilson.
No Talk of Strike Here.
Portland and Columbia river shingle
mill operators have received no Inti
mation of any strike movement among
their shlngleweavers. The mills oper
ated by the Howell Shingle company
are closed and two of the four mills
run by the I. B. Menefee company are
shot down due to general slackness
jn business. If demands for increases
are receivea locauy tney win unaouoi
edly be refused as the operators feel
It will be economy to close down en
tirely rather than operate under more
expensive conditions.
Marriage licenses Issued.
Vancouver,! Wash., April 30. Mar
riage licenses were issued Saturday
by the county auditor to the- following
persons: Karl Schade, 21, and Miss
Kitty Burr, 17, both of Camas; Clif
ford Buell, 21, and Miss Lula McKee,
18. both of Camas; If. B. Richards, 37,
and Miss Gladys Kdna Voorhees, 23,
botri of Vancouver;' Henry Hyrkas, 30,
and J-ydla Laine, z3, both of Portland;
P. J. Hormstad, -legal, of Blaylock, Gr
and Mra. Nora D. Patterson, legal, of
Lynn Haven. Fla.; George K. Meu
maa. 85, and Iiss Hattie Ann Dean,
21. 'both of Lowell, Or.; Horace D.
Tenney. legal, and Mrs. Eliza C. Mc
Kee. legal, both of Vancouver: Wal
ter S. Hufford. CO, and Mrs. Mary Ii.
Shelby, 60. both of Portland.
Known In Oregon City.
Dres-on CitV Or... Mav 1 W
i Robinson, who committMr tnid
vnrti.nA An Ramiidiv mnmi.. -
I formerly of Clackamas, where his
I mot her Mra fl c Hnhinum
j sides. , Ha was well known.
aioea. , ii waa Till Known
Mrs. Ida Ma Fonts.
Mrs. Ida. Mae Fouts, who died In
this city at her home. 6841 Forty-first
avenue, on the night of Thursday,
April 27, was reared from early child
hood in Mist. Or. She was born In Ef
fingham, 111., November 30, 1867, and
wag married to W. II Fouts. October
2. 1887.
Mrs. Fouts Is survived by her hus
band and three children: Mrs. War
ren L. Smith, of Lents: Mrs. Mae Ma
thus, of Portland, and Ralph Fouts;
Mansfield, Wash. Her father. John W.
Jones, resides at Clatskanle. Her sis
ters are Mrs. Emma Aldrldge, Mrs.
Dora Turner, Mrs. Clara Libel, of Mist,
and Mrs. Elizabeth McCauley, of Sea
side. Three brother are James, George
and Alonzo Jones, of Mist. The funeral
was held at Mist yesterday.
Suffrage, Tariff Commission
and Opening of Alaska Al
so Given Place.
Seattle. Wash., May 1. (U. P.)
Demands for defense against foreign
aggression, a general condemnation of I
the Wilson administration and the
advocacy of woman suffrage nd a
tariff . commission were the salient
features of the platform adopted by
the King county Republican conten
tion here today.
Hiram E. Hadley, former chief Jus
tice of the state supreme court and a
brother to Congressman Linn Hadley
of Bellingham, was permanent chair
man. . William T. Lauba, formerly sec
retary of the State senate, now chair
man of the King county Republican,
committee, was made King county's
member of the state platform commit
tee. The "country" members agreed
to support W. C. Weeks of South Bend
as a candidate for delegate to the Re
publican national convention. The
King county sentiment is for an un
lnstructed delegation to the Chicago
Th platform condemns the national
administration for its failure, accord
ing to promise, to make free tolls for
American coastwise vessels through the
'Panama canal; favors the enlargement
of the federal army and navy for de
fense; favors a non-partlssn tariff
commission; favors the opening up of
Alaska resources; condemns th Demo
cratic administration of the affairs of
this state; declares for a constitutional
convention; denounces the attempt to
do away with party organization, and
indorses the principle of national wom
an suffrage.
"Hyphenates" Against Roosevelt,
Tacoma. Wash., May 1. (P. N. S.)
Th German-American Republican
clubs of western Washington in session
in Tacoma are on record today as em
phatically opposing the nomination of
Theodore Roosevelt as Republican cat)
didate for president.
Representatives from Seattle, Ever
ett. Olympla Chehalls, Puyallup and
Orting, witb the local members unani
mously adopted resolutions to be for
warded to the Republican state con
vention at North Yakima. The reso
lutions are based on the fear that
Roosevelt may cause another division
in the Republican vote.
Will Organize Wednesday.
Seattle, Wash., May 1. (P. N. S.)
Republicans chosen Saturday as dele
gates from King county to the state
convention at North Yakima will meet
Wednesday in caucus to. organize fur
convention purposes. Indications are
that K. H. Guie of Seattle will be
chairman of the delegation King coun
ty will send to North Yakima,
The delegations representing the
various senatorial districts have aj
reaoy cjucuura ana wunciea ineir
separate organizations.
Two Residences Are
Damaged by Blaze
A defective flue was the cauje of
fire that damaged two east side homes
to the extent of 11500 shortly before
10 o'clock this morning.
Th bias originated at th residence
of Mrs. Mary McCormick, 315 East
Third street north. Th fir spread to
the William J. Prltchard home, next
Both losses are covered by insurance,.
Engines 13 and s, truck 5 and Assist
ant Chief Laudenklos responded.
Market Man and Clerk Fined.
Michael Anogheti, proprietor of
booth in th public market, when he
was arraigned in the municipal court
thlg morning on a charge of selling un
wholesome fish was fined 110. Israel
Hasson. clerk, was fined. IS for using
abusive language to a complaining
customer. -
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,-. ' WEEK ,
MAY 1 ATlil
j settlers of ; Oregon, coming her M
Naval General Board Working 'lAtVSShStp
. r- iii ii tion claim in what Is now part of Port-
OlJt Program tO HlirrV UD'Und. adJolnm Quild's lake.
- 1
the Work,
lirtwr ir aihai nDTlCXM 'He Is survived by the rouowing cnu
MOYE IS NON-PARTISAN dren: John M. Guild, of Mantana;
-Alfred O. Oulld. of Amboy, Washing-
I ton: Mrs. Rose Nice, of Spokane; Mra
Representative Bntler, Quaker, Orlgta-
Zdea to tpeed Preparedness
7ollowlng jraval nevelopmeats.
Washington, May 1. (I. N. S.)
A program 4o put the American navy
in -econd place within thre. year, and
S fleet built upon a definite, well bal
anced plan designed to produce and
maintain a fighting naval force of a
aise to meet any emergency a real
preparedness program will be offered
to the country within a short time.
It will have the approval of Admiral
Dewey and the naval general board.
The board, of which Admiral Dewey Is
president, has been working on tho
plan for the last 10 days. Representa
tive Thomas 8. Butler, ranking Re
publican member of the house naval
affairs committee, decided after a con
ference with Kis associates that a five
year building program waa too slow,
as even at the end of that time th
United States navy probably would he
third or a poor fourth among the fleets
of the warld.
Hove to Be Bon-roiitlcav
After, having reached this decision,
Butler conferred with Secretary Dan
iels, who agreed to ask the general
board to supply Butler with the infor
mation desired, such Information to b
presented to congress. It was explained
to Secretary Daniels that it was the
wish of the group of men desiring to
see th United States in second place
within three years to promote such a
scheme without any political considera
tions. Every effort will be made, after
the report1 is presented to congress, to
enlist the aid of congressmen of all
parties. Representative Butler is not
partisan in his effort
Butler Is xros-Mllitarlst.
The strangest part of the move is
that It originated with Butler, who is
a Quaker and at no time has advocated
greatly increased armament Develop'
ments in the orient, such aa the build
ing by Japan of four new cruisers, Just
suthorUed, have convinced Congress
man Butler that the safety of this na
tion demands a big navy. The report
being compiled by the general board
will answer these questions;
What is the fighting fore of tb
nations of the world?
Where does the United States navy
What will It coBt to place the United
States navy in second place,?
Can this be done in three years?
What is needed to balance up the
present navy?
what should be the complement to a
dreadnaught in the number of destroy
ers, scout cruisers and submarines and
Can the government and private
yards build all the vessels necessary to
place the United States In second place
in three years? f
Is it desirable to . give the country
such a strong fleet?
The replies to -these questions will
be made public probably at the meet
ing of the house naval affairs commit
tee tomorrow. Admiral Dewey and hta
associates r ill furnish a great deal of
confidential information.
Students Respond
Promptly to Alarm
Pupils In Brooklyn school responded
promptly at 10:30 this morning, when
Principal T, J. Gary sounded the alarm.
In a few minutes the 275 pupils
marched out In good order. The alarm
was occasioned when a spark from the
flue set aflame some shingles o.i the
roof. The flame was quickly extin
Immigration Bill
Has Been Revised
Washington. May 1. (U. T.'t Japa
nese Ambassador Chinda's request for
tlon bill, has been met today. The
contents of the revised measure sre
being forwarded to Secretary Lansing
and Chinda. -
Not Dead Yet.
Phoenix. Ariz.. May 1. (T. N. S.)
For the eighth, time. Francisco Rodri-
gues today was sentenced to hang.
Rodriguez will be executed May 19 for
murder, unless he again is reprieved.
He has been reprieved seven times by
Governor Hunt.
Until Wednesday Night
in the Photoplay that is creatine
more discussion thin any pre
vious William Fox triumph.
.Whole Life Story of a, wife with
' her Problems told with a
Striking Moral
1. 4916.
Pioneei Had Lived
66 Years in
Joseph B. Oulld passed A way April 8S;
raraats Kad Tak9oaatio Xad
Claim Adjedalaujr Onlld's Jiake.
Joseph 8. Guilfl, who died at New.
t?erg, April It.' wa one of ,th oldest
I T a ....II., T 1 ...... mrm
and for th past fte yeara had re
sided near Newberg, out the rest of
bis life bad been spent in Portland.
Dora Wlllitson, Mrs. Myrtle Cleveland,
Mrs. Msud Cox snd Mrs. Elizabeth
Wilson, of Portland;
Mr. Guild was a charter member of
Samaritan lodge. No, 1, I. O. O. F.. and
the funeral services will be under tho
direction of that lodge, at J. P. Flnley
ons; cnapl, U ana Montgomery
atreetS, tomorrow at 30 P. m.
Mayor Palmer and Others
Welcome Delegates; En
tertainment Is Arranged.
Baker, Or., May 1 Several hundred
stookmen of eastern OregOn, Washing
ton and Idaho are here for th annual
convention of the Oregon Cattle and
Horse Raisers' association, which
opened a two days' session this morn
ing at the courthouse.
Addresses of welcome were made by
Mayor Palmer, Secretary Meacham of
the Commercial club and Circuit Judge
Anderson. The response waa by Wal
ter Pierce, followed by the annual ad
dress of President Pollman, Routine
business and committee appointments
occupied the rest of the morning.
This afternoon the principal ad-
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ant dl8trlct forester, on cooperative
range management, and by T. W. Tom-
linson, secretary of the American Live
stock association, on cooperation among
livestock Interests. Dr. D. S. Nelson,
Washington State college, is also to
be a speaker, and election of officers
is scheduled.
There is social entertainment for the
women visitors this afternoon, and
there will be entertainment and a ball
for all visitors this evening.
Railroad Company Cleared. '
Roseburg, Or., May 1. A coroner's
jury, empanelled to inquire into th
death of A. M. Harrison, th old aol
dier who was killed on the S. P.
tracks by a locomotive, has returned
a verdict in which the S. P. company
was exonerated from blame in the
matter, as it was shown that it had
used every precaution in prevent the
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Movement Does Not Come
From Working Classes, De
clares Peter W. Collins,
Divorce Denounced aa Social Cancer,
t and Child l.abo aa ttrlklaf- a
rouadatioa of OivUlsatton.
Peter W, Collins of Boston, speaking
under the auspices of the Knights of
Columbus, drew a Urge audience at
th Lincoln high school auditorium
last night to hear his lecture, -What
la Wrong With the World T" Wallace
McCamant presided and introduced the
In reply to a question from Tom
Burns after his lecture, Mr. Collins
said that he had debated with all the
leading Socialists of th country, ex
cept Eugene V. Debs, "and 1 have never
Been able to corner 'Gene and get him
on the platform with me." declared the
Boston orator.
There la a auarantee of 1500 to
Debs for expenses to meet me sny
whera at any time," he continued, "and
I will give the gentleman who asked
about a debate $100 if he will make
the arrangement and secure the ap
pearance of Mr. Debs."
The speaker declared that Socialism
was fundamentally the denial of Ood,
and was a movement that did not come
from, the working class.
Speaker cores Socialism.
"Socialism has two languages," snld
Collins, "the language of the uni
versity and the language of the soap
box." Ha contended that soclallxm
stirred up strife snd dissatisfaction
and waa one of the thing the matter
with the world. He pointed out that the
remedy for existing social Injustices,
many of which he mentioned. He alon
the line of arbitration, conciliation and
organisation, and that' much has al
ready been accomplished in that direc
tion in better laws for the regulation
of labor and capital, better laws for
th securing of employment and betrer
understandings between labor and
Divorce he denounced aa a social
cancer, and child labor as "striking at
the foundation of civilization." Ow
of his declarations he made was that
there are more Jobs now than there
are men to fill tbem, but that men and
women flock to th large pities and do
not know of the Jobs demanding them
or how to reach them. i
Bemedies Are Suggested.
Constructive social service In har
mony with tke Ten Commandments,
the recognition of the fatherhood of
God and the brotherhood of man, the
adjusting of social Inequalities along
the lines of th encycle of Pop Leo
XIII on th condition of labor, were
the remedies for the existing condi
tiona of labor and capital.
He praised Oregon for its progres
siv lawg regarding child and women
labor, and Portland for Us harmonious
and progressive spirit of unity that
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Not a Dull Moment in This
Unique Comedy Drama
Featurtnr De Wolf Hopper, Fay Tlcbrer
turesjf a Middle-Aged Dot itomanuc uentieman with a osr wiaow;
Garter, a Man-Eatlng Lion and a Group of Long-Knlved Villains.
He Plays a ; Daf 'RoleIn
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Up St. J?eter's Doint
Additional ' tlffbi4iMliur Potai
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Atrail will be built to tho toj b? sll
Peter's borne, a aelre . life ' plnnaci
of basalt- rising 2000 feet above tfiV
Columbia river highway, according K
the plans of a party headed by 3. n
Jaecer.t tnat will make the trln ov
th highway tomorrow for the purpos!
of locating the trail.
In th party will b Fred' It Klsei
who named th pinnacle.
The trail will take rank with
waterfalls, Crown Point, Benson- par;
and the trail to Larch mountain
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WlUlUXlUgt) JLliTU! J
Ship's Crew Insaxu
British Steamer Suffolk, lrosm in the
v ruiioia, rrosam ut vne
Tlt Sea, X.OSM All BtUI
Craw of Twity-arei
y 1. (I. N. 8.) Ty
Zee of th Wktt
Tares of Xer
Halifax May
story of the hardships tht overtook
the crew of the British steamship 8
folk when she was caught, in th
of the White sea shortly before
Christnina, to which ell but three merM
bers of the crw of 17 succumbed.
told here today by the crew of tha
Poundland steamer, Bellaventure,
riving from Archangel.
The three survivors, only one
whom was able to give a lucid account
nf Vtl. iHv.iili. . nlrl4 lin art
landed by a Urltlsli ship, and later m
the Bellaventure sailors. Th rs
folk's captain, erased by hunger a
exposure, committed suicide.
When all but ten of the Buffol
crew had perished as the nhip lay
th Ice, the survivors, taking the f
provisions remaining, Set out acros
the Ice on an eighty mile trip
end of which they hoped' fUd.
cor. In a heavy, blizzard th
became scattered, onhr three of
men being able to keep
together. Aft
ne three wee
lore. .The rV
days of wondering th
found by British sailor
wrt not ifun Ksaln.
does not allow religious bigotry
antagonisms to creep In and abs
its energies.
We have only one country and
flag no matter what country w or e)
fnthers came from, no matter wlv
ponntrv we lnuv svmnathiso ' With
this European warfare," he said. "TJjt
love of God and the love of -coun
are one and Inseparable. Th man
denies God denies his country."
Commandment Beferred to
The sneaker declared that the corf.
mandment, "Love thy neighbor as tie
self," commended by Jesus, tha worklsf
man as the sum of alt th )iW, was
rectly opposed to the principles of SO
iM.liam which would rob th seLghbo:
who had something accumulated fo
tha benefit of those who wasted thai
substance. ' ' 1
Asked as tb the presence of SoclS'
ista in tli American Federation "f .
Labor, the speaker declared that m
Socialists only sought to wreck orgal,
ized labor, and he quoted some autho
ties to sustain his contention. He cons
mended tne a. r. or j-- piyccvui
alnna- the Drouer. lines to secure t
betterment of conditions and tha a
s I
I tentment of the workers.
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the latest from
realm. Courtesjf
rn Outfitting CO
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and th Real Llosn tbo Adven
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