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I UNDER THE DOME OF THE II
OREGON . : ST AT E CAPITQLl
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gonian of Portland as Its unlTjerstty
Arteritis graduation from the unt
versitr Mr. Moores became a niem
ber of , the Oregonian city istaff,
While acting In the double capacity
of antomobile and i real estate eaixo
he studied law at night and finish
the three-year course In tht lawd
nartment of the UnlTersity of j Or
eon at Porttand In two and one-tblr
years. In May. ltJ7, be was gradu
ated f rom the law college and pass
the state bar examination the isam
month. i I
Mr. Moores Is a member of Kappa
Sigma college fraternity, of Sigma
Delta Chi journalistic fraternity, and
of Phi Delta Phi law fraternity.!
The departments, bureaus, boards
and branches of Oregon's state! goT
crsment sr housed In a finecapitol,
tur rounded by spacious and well kept
grounds, 7 beautiful with trees: and
shrubbery-' and flowers; and j In a
sewer building -the supreme j court
end state- library, building -Just to
(he east of the capitod. 1 - -i
A complete roster of the state offi
cials and employes would make up
a long list.'-, fy,"i,'': lC:,h '--"';d ;l
It is, sufficient to say, In the spat'
allotted to the writer', that the: state
of Oregon Is well officered and lecan
cmlcally gorerhed. jj
Oregon, up to the time of the en
actment of the road bond legislation,
last year, had no state debt. i The
f t ate has alwaya -been conducted on
pay-as-you-go -principles; , coming
down from pioneer days. I
Jomex Withycotnbe, Governor. ;
In 1871 James Withycombe cam9
to Oregon from his home on a farm
in Devonshire, England, because his
I rothcr sent back such glowing tales
of ts productivity. The present: gov-;
ernor became a resident' of Washing
ton county where 'be' quickly, estab
Ihcd a reputation for scientific; and
successful farming.; " lie specialized
in sheep and was a pioneer In the, up
building of Oregon's blooded sneep
1-ZvLBtrf. " Twenty Wfs ago Oregon
Agricultural college sought a success
ful scientific-practical farmer to jtako
ihe gospel of acrieultural ed neat Inn
from the college to the farm. Under
Dr. Wlthycombe's administration! the
xpenmeni worsk grew, ny leaps land
ounds until today O. A. C. Isiun
x celled In the extent and value of
1 activities along this line. : f
Three yeais ago, with the largest
rallty ever accorded an Oregon gu-
: notorial .candidate. James Withy
m.ibe was elected sovernor. v During
is three years In the state bouse
: vemort Wlthycombe's admlnlstra
i has hen marked by common
e bv f.a procedure, dignlflcil
- "liy knd real democracy. "Gor-
vunycomoe, .01 course, takes
iaiiy actiye interest lo a$rl
: t affairs. Jin nam ( !
t . in the development of the
3 uax enterprise, and It is
ugh . bis persistent efforts that
5 veniuie is now wen established
un every promise of - ehowind
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Oregon ikntcr Capitol.
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satisfactory profit, and great futuret combe and a member of the state
: Governor Withycombe la Intensely
American both from the standpoint
of patriotism and in the democrat!
simplicity of his tastes, and it Is safe
to say that the governor's chair was
never occupied by a man more gener
ally beloved and trusted by the cit
lzenship of the state. : ;
Chester A.: Moor-e. lrite lecretary
to CJovernor "irithycomle and Icm-
ttcr cf Oregon .State 1 'a role Hoard
parole board since October .15,1917,
when he succeeded' Ijeorne .Palmer
Putnam, is a native of Salem and
spent most of his earliest years hero.
He was graduated from the Salem
high .school where he was promi
nently identified with athletics as
well as with Other student affairs,
having ben a member of" the foot
ball,, basketball and baseball teams.
Upon his graduation from high
school Mr.: Moores matriculated with
, ; the - Unnrerslty of Oregon where he
Moores . who has been i becamer editor of Oresana and for
private secretary, to Governor Withy-1 two years served the Morning Ore-
Herbert Xann. Oregon 8tte Highway
Herbert Nunn, state highway en
glneer of Oregon, was born In Harri
sonville, Missouri, In 1877. and at
tended the common schools of that
city. In 1891 he moved t Chebalis,
Washington, and attended the com
mon schools there untl 1895. During
the years 1896-7 he worked as a; rod
man oh various engineering projects.
Mr. Nunn went to the Philippines on
the first expedition, leaving j San
Francisco on .May 25. 1898. as
private in Company E. Fourteenth
Infantry. U. S. A., and was ! dis
charged as duty sergeant in Manila.
P. I., in March, 1900. , After return-
ng to the United , States he worked
on various engineering and construe
tlon projects .until 1904. when be was
appointed to the Infantry and Cav
airy School, SUff College, at Leav
enworth, Kansas, which he attended
during 1904-5, taking a special! en
gineering, and military course under
General J. Franklin: Bell, command
ant. . : f
Accepting a position in old Mexico
in 1906. he was identified with ex
pioratifn and mining work until
1908 when he accepted the position
of highway engineer of El Paso coun
ty, Texas. Becoming city engineer of
El Paso in 1910. this work was fol
lowed until 1913. During his work
rn .El Paso, Mr. Nunn acted as con
sulting engineer to the county in
highway wofc-k. In August. 1914J he
returned to the Northwest, locatlng
ccunty of Multnomah, under Road
master John B. Yeon, who had
started the construction of the Col
umbia River Highway across tbfct
ccfunty with: Samuel B. Lancaster as
his engineer. At the time of Mr
Nunn's appointment, some twenty-
one miles. of this! highway had then
been .located and graded by Mr. Lan
caster' through the Columbia River
Gorge. This construction was com
pleted by the new appointee who con
tinued the highway across the coun
ty a distance of 63 miles.
Mr. Nunn' was appointed Oregon
rtate highway engineer .April 9, 191?.
Percy Cupper, Assistant State
: Kngin!rr. t '-
One of the most promising young
Oregonians in the state's service is
the assistant state engineer, Percy
Cupper. He has been with the depart
ment since. Its organisation In 190S,
working In the office during all but
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ability. : ; " v.,- '-. --
Upon finlshing,'the common school
course offered In Portland, Mr. Wells
attended Philomath college. Soon af
ter graduating he answered the cail
for volunteers ftr the war with Spain
serving with the Second Oregon vol
unteers during the period of service
in the Philippine islands. When he
ment of the laborer's conditions,
many of which have been made laws
Land are now a part of our system.
One of the chier duties or His de
partment If. to keep the laborers la
tormed as to their rights before the
law. ' In this work hundreds of let
ters are received and replies sent out.
covering the many different cases
that arise. A large number of mis
understandings are thus avoided, and
trouble -between the employers and
the workmen reduced to a minimum.
"Before accepting the "potUtion
which he now holds Mr. Hoff Lai
been In the service of the Southern
Pacific company, acting as agent In
several Important towns, j
Dr. V II. Ljt lev State Veterinarian.
The office of state veteilriarian is
linked with the state livestock board,
of which Dr. W. II. Lytle is also the
executive officer. As in the- human
family, there are 'many diseases of
livestock that are infectious and con
tagius, some of which are even
transmissible to humans; naturally
there Is need of sanitary police con
trol. .Sanitation along veterinary
medical lines has mad wonderful
progress during the past j two de
cades; -Indeed it is said that the
building of the Panama canal was
made possible by the outgrowth of
the discovery In veterinary science o'
the bloit parasite of- Texas fever
which is carried from one animal to
two years 4f the time. After fin
ishing the public schools of Heppner.
Mr. Cupper attended the old Bishop
Scott academy m Portland. From
this school he. entered O. A. C, tak
ing the degree of i B. S. He -then
studied law in Willamette university
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in Portland. In April. 1915, be War j and was admitted to the bar in 1910.
appointed highway, engineer for the! The work oft Mr. Cupper's department
nas to do with the water resources
department He has charge of the
office of the state engineer, John if.
Lewis, and also acts as his assistant.
Harvey Wells. Insurance
(Whether being born and raised' in
the same Kansas town as William
Alien White, the eminent American
author and Journalist, called home,
has anything to do with the success
ful career of Harvey Wells, Is diffi
cult to ascertain, but It appears that
thirty-five years in Oregon would
have a tendency to:' overcome the
Kansas Influence and leave Mr. Wells
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O. P. Hoff, Lnbor Commissioner.
was' permitted to return he entered
into partnership with his 'father in
Portland. "'-i:' "-'"-.
As a state official, Mr. Wells has
devoted all of his energy to the Inter
est of protecting the lives and prop
erty of people of i Oregon. 7 His
"Safety First" movement and that of
fire prevention- have largely been
furthered by bis activity. He has
been working toward complete su
pervision of Insurance by the state,
and holds ' that before him as th
ideal of his department. -
For fifteen years O. P. Hoff hat
held the position of labor commis
sioner, a fact which in Itself speaks
for his efficiency. He has sought to
accomplish two things; first to see
that machinery Is properly safe
guarded, and, secondly to educate the
laborers to be more careful around
machinery where there is danger. II 3
has brought before tbe legislature
numerous suggestions for the better!
another by the Texas fever tick; after
this, came the discovery of the part
played by the mosquito in the sproad
of. malaria, and with it was removed
the chier cause of the failure of th.
De Lesseps in their attempt to first
build the canal. 4
Because. so many of our most dan
gerous diseases of livestock are so
completely obscured through tbelr
extremely chronic nature, their Incip
ient 04- hidden form, and their abllltr
to exist for a time with but small In
convenience to the host, there Is need
cf education as well as sanitary po-
ice restraint mere is a demand for
certain examinations and tests to ao
termrne definitely whether disease Is
actually r-resent, there Is a need for
Immunlzatlrui er vaccination against
certain diseases tnat may be protect
ed against In this manner. All of '
these functions-are a part of tht
work of the state llvetsock sanitaiy
Comparative Statement of
Shipping Received and.
Forwarded by S. P.
,One of the Tery most Interesting
barometers of the vear'a wmmtt r
any community, especially such an
one In Salem, with its rapidly grow
ing manufacturing Industries, is a
comparison of Its. shipping business
tonnage of manufactured roods
forwarded and .the tonnage of com
modities received in that community.
inrougn me kindness of A. A.
Mlckle. the popular i a rent of the
Southern ! Pacifle Railway Company,
we have before us today a very com
prehensive set ; of figures', obtained
by him at the cost of a few-noun'
delving into the old records of hi
local I freight office, which will no
doubt be as much of a sumrlse to
the riencrs I reader as it was to u.
and. as figures "don't lie." it w II
e seen at on glance that, taking
the flcures of this com nan v alone.
Salem's wholesale buslnefs hat gain-
d almost 25 per cent In volume over
The figures follow:
' . .Pounds.
1917 Tonnage received
in carload lots. . .... .110.339.595
1916 Tonnage received '
in carload lots 1C3.637.678
1918 will close with a good. 60 per
cent increase in business all around
the circle. 7 ;
... Remember, please, that all fruit
crops for the. year 1917 fell short of
the year previous, or a normal crop,
by upwards of So per cent. This was
caused by the dry weather: which set
In Just at maturing time of many or
the berries notably strawberries,
loganberries, and also cherries and
prubes. Given a normal crop for th9
year 1918, the tonnage of outgoing
carloads will show not only the re
placement or the losses of 1917 but
a most substantial Increase In out
going tonnage, for many growers
have contracted their crops in ad
vance for a term of years with the
The science and : art of adjusting
by band the cause of disease, of
whatever character, that may occur
in the human borly. ' i ,
The chiropractor Is a mechanic
whose duty it Is to see that the hu
man anatomy is In perfect working
order. The founder of Chlropract c
was Dr. D. D. Palmer of Davenport,
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I Increase 6,61,917
1 91 7 Tonnage forward--
i ed In carload, lots . i. .109,909.770
191 6- Tonnage forward?
; cd In carload lots.
Dr. O. I. Scott.
J Increase 5,415.201
! The incoming freight consisted of
jbrttles. autos. rrults, wood, coal, ful,
;aUv machinery, grainy fioui, feed,
jeans, sugar. salt.ilgs. etc., making
! trttal of 2106 carloads.
I Th outward-bound freight con
Mted of primev' grcNn friilis, hay.
Inmber,, spuds, , gravel, hops, fro-t
I nice, canned good, tile, brick, wool.
r making a total of 1725 car
loads. ..-' r . , U ' '
When It lar considered that thesi
Iowa, where ts now located the nar-
10l.49i.469 ! cn original school. From hum-
wic uTummngs h m now in daily at
tendance over 00 students, with a
clinic of 1200 patients. It hai now
7000 practicing chiropractors In the
United States and lg growing In fa
- The late Elbert Hsbbard was a be
liever In Chiropractic and personally
Investigated its claims: in his book.
-The Science of Keeping Well." he
states: f'Above all tbints a good
chiropractor has faith In Nature. Ho
does not make a proud la-t that ho
cores people; he knows thai it Is Na
ture that heals. All that the chlro-
latlon by hand he brings about pro
per adjustment. He finds the Caiih9
and removes it. Chiropractors aro
not doctors of medicine. Krom thern
w? get a new srlence, which Is add
ing greatly to the happiness and wel
fare or the ;worli." ,
If Chiropractic needed any defeno
the fact that Charles Schwab, presi
dent of the Bethlehem Steel Corpor
ation; Clara Barton. mother7of the
Red Cross; Ople. Read, the novelist;
Miller Reese-Hutchlnson, of Ihq Kd
Iwm Laboratories; John Temple
Graves, editor of the New York
American; -Christy Mathewson; ex
Governor Hoard of Wlwnniln- 1:1.
ert Hubbard; ministers; congress
men and athletes have been success
fully treated by Chiropractic, i No
other school ran cite a more distin
guished list of people, and none has
had moro opposition or made great
er progress. ,
i Dr. O. L.. Scott of Salem, although
still a young man, was one' of th
first chiropractors In this city. The
doctor Is a native Oregonian. and his
grandfather settled In Scotts. MIIIi,
Oregon.-In 1X52. The doctor's fa' h
er I sl.'o r nfive-Oregonian. Hj
reelvM bis education In this stat
and then went to the fountain head
of Chiropractic t Davenport. Iowa.
wnexe n graduated under Its found
er. Dr. Palmer . .
The doctor is one of the leadln :
exponents of this , new;r.rlenee In thi
West, and his success has been f'at
terlng to himself and. his frlen ts.
takes pride In referring to h i
orient, ameng whom some remark
able cures have been made. ' While
h conld "-refer to scores of such ref
erences, we nam- a few at random:
K. and E. A. Aufrane. R. D. No.
6. who were cured of Brlght's dl
ere:: i. G. s"ise., Sal. curd of
dlahetenr Ms, F. B.. Mwt In, -Salem,
omach tronblo; Mrs. Addle Bowen.
ChehaUs. Washington, nresEure of
the-eptlc nerve: Jlev t", A. Mead.
Salem, nervous breakdown.
Strong-. let ten from the-e people
are on fife In the Idoctor''effiee.
The doctor is !a genial, who'e.
oued man," who. Is In love with hH
proreaslon and Is one of: the solid
citizens of S&lcm. - . i
-oaiem n canneries and eyaoor-
aters to ta- ct- of all h friyif?
and" veir'Mble that cen ec ral el
r Th m-rk"-t Is thererbrc nl
resdy nrovlded. You fin not hve
r.if tor h 7!rkct. That ls an jnj
mens adv-ej,t. - v - !
represent only the .stralvh
arlosd sblpmentV both rccelted I praetor does Is io Mit'hls natient In
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'"a rorwaraen ana mat tne imer
ihandlse bandied In small lots dur.
Ing the same period of time was ful
ly equal to. If not greater, than the
ctrtoad business. It Is easy to se-
that Palem Is advancing by leaps and
bounds; and with the manufacturing
concerns. Including several new ones.
line with the heallnrof Nature.-!', The
chiropractor never knows an adverse
result. , He does not rely on any pan
acea. He simply knows .th phvsicat
fact that the pressure of bone on th?
nerves ' brings ' about a condition
where the telegraphic system falls to
act properly. With skillful manlpu-
fU'ent Ii khn Chery City of
Wor'd. The flne-t f, .the whfi"
earth are raised here. If you know
how to false cherrlea. fomCto t'l
Willamette valley. .Come any.r
for you can soon learn. v . ; .