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(Ttye following article by Frad
Ixckley appeared la the Portland
Journal of Wednesday. All old
Salem residents will remember
1 Louis' McClane as the book keep-
came the property of the Portland
Railway. Light Power Co.:) ,
At the "'banquet Riven by the
i Sons and-Daughter. of the Pio-
Cr n collator ot lh. Salem Ga " .".- J
M.M for m.,i an, p ,3
th tjme wh?n the gas works 1e-
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"nno s mere:
They f topped to rest theli worn
out oxea at Dr. Whitman's mis
sion at VaMat-Hi and then went
on to Fort Walla Walla. McKin
ley. the Hudson's bay factor there,
teak the worn oat oxen of those
who cared to leare them and
save orders on Dr. McLaughlin at
Fort Vancouver for cattle to re
place then. Waldo. with the
ma'n body of emigrants. wnt on
overland to The Dalles, while
Peter Burnett, who afterwards
bofame the first American gov
ernor or California, Jesse Apple
sale. J. B. McClan-. William Ilea
K'e and others. 71 in all. left the
cattle and with Dr. Whitman
went in boats down the Colum
tn The Dalles. Peter Bur-
iuto the Union. 1 found myself Sct,tt secured a Hudson's bay boat
a seatmatfi of Louis McClane. j f,om jir. 'Mc Kin ley. the Hudson's
Mr. McClane is a native son of j ,&y factor, and. With Beagl? as
Salem, though he has long been steersman and an Indian In the
a resident of Portland. Pointing prow as pilot, made the trip sue
to Judge T. A. McBride, Judg3 :- ressfully. The Applegates made
M. C, George, x-Covernor T. .T. their own boats and came to grief
Geer. F. VT, Holman and manyfn the rough water above The
other native or adopted sons of ; Dalle?. A son of Jesse Applegate
Oregon, he said: was drowned, a son of Charles
."I have known many of the j Applegate was seriously injured,
reople wh1 are here for more j anj Elisha. Fon of Lindsey Ap-
than SO years. I am a native son piegate. had a narrow escape
Played by the1 dazzling
heroine of The Virgin of
Supported by that mar
velous character actor
Famous for his roles in
The Miracle Man" and
The Penalty -.
and the sou of iwnefr parents.
My father. J. B. McClane. came
with the first wagon train to Ore
gon. That was in 1813. My
mother came with the 'great re
inforcement," aboard the Lau
sanne, in 1840. ' My father was
the fir?t postmaster of Salem. He
was the first county treasurer of
Marion county, lie was one of
the wealthy men of the state in
the fcarlyt T0s. He fought in
the Cayusa Indian war.-'
J" am going to condense the
story told me by Mr. McClane and
give buly the high lights of nis
interesting narrative. His fath
er, U.-B. McClane. was born Id
Philadelphia in. 4820. In 1543
he started by ox team . for the
2000-miro trip across the plains
for the Willamette valley. There
were 900 in. the wagon train.
Wheat went up to $. a bushel
and flour to $20 a barrel. Father
kept his mill going day and
night. All day long pack trains
or mules and horses came and
went, taking flonr for the south
ern Oregon mines. He made a
lot of money during the next few
years. In 1856 ha went to visit
his old home in Philadelphia. He
weut by way of the Isthmus and
tcok with him 165.000 !n gold
dust and in 50-dollar gold slugs
and In 'beaver" money. While be
was gone John D. Boone jumped
his claim, alleging that he had
been away from it. while asrving
in the Cayuse war.. They fought
the cafe for years. It cost father
"My mother had 13 children.
So far as we can trace the history
of the Judson family every wo
man of the family had 10 children
or more, so yon see I am related
to a heap of the old-timers in
the Oregon country."
Bill by Marion County. Dele
gation Meets House
with Dr. and Mr., Sherwood
loved them. . " '
The class meeting of the Loyal
Workers Bible class which should
have been held tonight, has been
postponed till next Thursday eve
ning. A tree-grafting demostration
was given to the seventh and
eighth grades this afternoon.
James WItham has lost quite a
number of chickens recently and
which he believes were stolen.
disloyalty to the American gov
ernment. , S. B. 371. Bank and. Bran
Designating a road from Oregon
City to Silverton aa a post road.
Records For Law Must
Be Written in English
r presents 1:
A FIBS NATIONAL I
., ., ATTS ACTIO VJ
., ..v. Also
2 Reels of Laughs.
' PATHE and TOPICS
Where Th6 Big Pictures Show
"THE PUNCH OF THE
FOUR BIG ACTS
. Athletic Novelty
. Scotch Entertainer
"EAGLE and RAMON A"
KOLE kOMEDY TRIOn
A Boob and Two Blondes
TOM - MOORE;; In THE
GREAT ACCIDENT" and
,THE LOST CrTYn
watch for Sunday's
4 BIL ;': ?
Golf rymPktw ,
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from drowning when his boat was
overturned, while C. M. Stringer
and McClelland were drowned. At
The Dalles they rejoined tha
rest of the wagon train. Here
the emigrants were at the end ot
the road, so they made rafts 20
feet long from the trunks of pine
trees and floated down to the
Cascades, around which they port
aged, and continued their trip to
Fort Vancouver, where Dr. Mc
Lbuichlin took them In and treat
ed them with great hospitality.
This is how it happened that
Mr. McClane's mother, whose
maiden , name was Helen C. Jud
son. came to Oregon. In 1833
Jason Lee went overland from the
Willamette valley to the east to
raise funds for the Oregon mis
sion. . Oregon at tha tme was
not a part of the United States
but was considered In the foreign
mission field. He took two young
Indian boys along as samples of
the natives out here. He lee
tured on Oregon thronghont the
feast and published in the Chris
tian Advocate and Journal a call
for ministers, laymen, mechanics.
farmers and teachers to go to
Oregon. Those answering the
call were the Rev. Joseph II.
Prost. wife and child; the Rev.
William Kone and wife; the Rev,
Alvan F, Waller, wife and two
children; the Rev. J. P. Rich
mond, wife and child; the Rer,
Custavus Hlnes. wife and child;
George Abernathy. wife and two
children: W. W. Raymond, a far
mer, and hl3 . wife; . Henry B
Brewer, a farmer, and his wife;
the Rev. Lewis H. Judson. a cab
inetmaker, his wife and three
children; the Rev. Josiah L. Par-
rish. a blacksmith, his wife and
three children; .James Olley, a
carpenter, bis wife and children;
David Carter. Chloe A. Clark. El
raira Phelps, , teachers; - Orpha
Lankton. stewardess, and Thomas
Adamf. one of the Indian boys
taken east by Jason Lee, the other
having died la the east. The
party was in charge of the Rev,
Jason. Lee and his newly -wedded
wife. They sailed aboard the
Lausanne," October 10." 1839, and
after spending some time at Hon
olnlu; arrived at Vancouver in
,My father, and. mother were
married. in May, 1849. by.'Fath
r W'llbur." continued Mr. Mc
Clane. "My mother's father. Mr,
Judson. , bought, the mission
school, which had been built on
his donation land claim, and lived
in it many years. This was tha
first frame house' built in Salem
My mother's sister married the
Rev. David . Leslie. How my
father became wealthry and how
he lost his fortune are interest
ing stories.: In February, 1852,
d man named Sykes. whd was
working for Al A. Skinner at
Jacksonville, found gold In Jack
ron creek. Shortly thereafter
two packers, named Cluggage and
Pool, found rich pay dirt half a
mile from where Sykes had made
his find. They called the creek
Rich gulch. This started the
stampede to southern Oregon. My
father had a flour and grist mill
just acros the street from where
Judge R. P. Boise later had his
home. In North Salem. He real
ized that there would be a big
demand for flour., so he bought
up every bushel of wheat in the
country at fairly low prices.
The house yesterday morning!
.1 . a kill i.tVAylllAAl frkW thB
lot of money, but he won the p? V. -i-Z
Ing that one-half of all fees col
lected as penalties for violation of
the state prohibition act. up to
11000 shall be placed in a sepa
rate fund in each county, to do
used under the direction ot the
district attorney, to assist In the
enforcement ot the prohibition
On recommendation the house
also passed Representative Ben
nett's bill asserting title to me
beds of the meandered lakes.
which was defeated yesterday by
only a comparatively few cha- TTn-r th nrnvuions of the bill
pel talks stand out as unusually IntroiUCed by Representative
interesting during the school year. sheidon anj paB8ed by the house.
Among those few will be the talk rountie. in the state are au-
made by Samuel HIggenbottom th , . adoDt tne county unit
yesterday during the chapel Hour. I . ,,, ,.hM, .nnervislon.
Higginbottom is a well-known pon tne vote of the citizens ot
missionary to . India, who is In tm, COUnty. The bill was heartily
Anient vn tuuvutiu. inrinnoii htr number or memoers
"During my senior year at Prln- who oolnted out that leading edu-
ceton a brief conversation 'with a cators of the county have advocat-
returned missionary cnanged my l ed the plan for several years,
destination after graduation, from House bill 327, by Representa
South America and China to In-! tire Fletcher, repealing an act un-
dia. Now that I can look back on der which the city of Newport was
those first few years in the mis- made a special road district, was
sion years, I realize that it was aso passed.
God's will that I go to India In-
stead of to some other field." i Lrtu
In an vn Intcrsittnr Inn lT!r- I I imii,.!
cinbottomT told of the livine con
ditions of the neonle where he Is PRATUM. Or.. Feb. 17. (Spe
BDendlnr his life. The laree num- cial to The Statesman.) A week
ber of people, the lack ot scientific from tomorrow a school lair win
methods of cultivation of the be held in connection with a short
The senate Judiciary committee.
of which Senator Moser is chair
man, yesterday introduced a bill
requiring all records, reports ana
other papers required to be kept
by law shall be written tn tne
The following bills were intro
duced in the senate yesterday:
S. B. 368, Judiciary committee
Requiring records and proceed
ings required by law shall be, writ
ten in English language.
S. B. 367, Judiciary committee
Regulating office hours In Clat
S. B. 368. Washington county
delegation Increasing salaries ot
county Judge, commissioners,
treasurer, clerk, recorder, sheriff,
assessor and school superintend
ent of Washington county.
S. B. 369. Multnomah delega
tion Authorizing county com
missioners of Multnomah county
to tlx number ot deputies in of
fice of county treasurer.
S. B. 370. Upton To prevent
the publication of expressions of
Governor Returns House
Bills With Approval
The governor has signed the fol
lowing house bills:
II. B. 23,-Powell Providing
for the eradication ana control ot
bovine tuberculosis and creating
office of county meat and herd in
spector In Folk county.
H. B. 200, Bennett Authoriz
ing the proof ot a will ex parte by
If. B. 96. Sloan Creating a
state game bird
U. B. 1S4. Ueala Rer.
use of road funds by eoitVV?
outside of their respeajy.
IL B. 160. Mrtifi....
the nnblication of .n.l
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II. B. 131, commit o,
ance Authorizing life iitz
H. B. 309 (substitute tor B
126). Davey Uegnlaang t
of oleomargarine. batUriat r.
Tated or processed butter, or T
imitation dairy products. ,
H. B. 276. iliiler-ilUlailc.
the acquisition ot toll toiS
counties. j j
The less a woman' kuu1
the longer it takes I her u ,
It on. . J w
ground, and the utter lack ot
proper food in a great many parts
of this country, as told by this
man. were a surprise and revela
tion to many of his audience.
After serving as a teacher in
program. Every one is weKumo
Mrs. D. Kleen arrived home
last week from an extended visit
with relatives in Nebraska. , ,
The passing away of Dr. Edwin
the mission schools Mr. Hlggin- sherwoo1 ,t galem is keenly felt
bottom was appointed agricultural
director of a large estate. During
his 18 years as a missionary,' he
has visited America on several oc
casions. After his appointment to
the agricultural position, Mr. Hlg
ginbottom spent several years in
Ohio State university, studying for
his new work.
here because Dr. and Mrs. Sher
wood were frequent visitors here.
Dr. Sherwood preached here twice
a month, and during the month
i ot January he preached here three
Sundays.- They have a host of
friends here who deeply sympa
tblze with the bereaved family be-
Tn man tnrne tha .nnr"n( tailH all .Who -Cam . in. COntaCT
wuw . - " - 1
my life, and in doing so did me a
great service. Perhaps there is
someone here whom' I might help.
It I could I shoould be happy to
do co," concluded Mr. Higginbot
$1.50 A MONTH FOR
The best family medicine treat
ment that will purify your blood.
Small dose after each meal. Eco
nomical and efficient. A month's
supply In every bottle.
More Thin This
It creates an appetltle, aids diges
tion ; and assimilation, and makes
food taste good. . A wonderful
remedy tor rheumatism, lumbago,
catarrh, to build up after the flu.
grip, -and fevers. . .
A word to the wise is sufficient
Take Hood's and only Hood's
Hood's Pills, small doses, a mild
laxative; larger, an active cathar
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Every day sees new
SILK. WW GEE
Aii unusually extra quality just re
ceive which we are placing otisalt
SPECIAL 98C YARD I
Oar Prices Always The Lowest
Commercial and Court Streets '
Spring Vacation. '
For the first time in many years
Willamette university will have a
spring vacation, according, to ac
tion ot the faculty thla week.. de
claring April 1 to 11 a spring va
cation. . . t.j: '
Several weeks ago the student
body petitioned the faculty for
such an action anLthis Is no doubt
the result ot that petition. The
vacation is the same as a holiday
and will not have to be made up
at the end of the year. ( School
closes on June 17.
Beta Chi Election
a regular meeting of Beta
.IT. . .J. f I
Shop Where the Crowds Buy
.... . ,
Watch Saturday's States
man for Our Big Ad
Chi last night. Miss Mildred Brown
was elected to the presidency. She
succeeds Miss Sibyl Smith. The
other officers elected were: Grace
Collins, vice-president: Elsie Gil
bert, secretary: Ruth Wise." treas
urer: Laura Ruggles. manager;
Marjorie Flegel, assistant mana
ger; Maxine Buren, sergeant- at-
Election of hall officers was
held last evening at Lausanne.
The results were: President, Sybil
McClure; rice-president. Lula
Ruby; secretary and treasurer.
Panline McClintock; Reporter.
Veona Willlans. ' ,
KEEP FEET ORIf
Tells Rheumatism Sufferers
Take Salt.n and Get Hid
of Uric Acitl.
Rheumatism is no respector of
age, sex, color or rank. If not the
most dangerous ot human afflic
tions it is one of the most painful.
Those subject to rheumatism
should eat lens meat, dress as
warmly as possible, avoid any un
due exposure and. above all, drink
lots of pure water. .'
Rheumatism is caused by uric
acid which is generated in the
bowels and absorbed lnttf the
blood. It is the function of the
kidneys to filter this acid from the
blood and cast ft out in the urine;
the pores of the skin are also a
means of freeing the blood of this
impurity, in damp and chilly, cold
weather the skin pores are closed
thus forcing the ' kidneys to do
double work, they become weak
and sluggish and fall to eliminate
this uric acid which keeps accum
ulating and circulating through
the system, eventually settling in
the joints and muscles causing
stiffness, soreness and pain called
At the first twinga of rheuma
tism get from any pharmacy about
fonr ounces of. Jad Halts; put a
tablespoonful la a 2lass of water
and drink before breakfast each
morning for a week. This is said
to eliminate uric acid by stimulat
ing the kidneys to normal action,
thus ridding the blood of these
impurities. - t
Jad Salts Js Inexpensive, harm
less and is made from the acid of
grapes and lemon juice, combined
with lithia and Is used with excel
lent results by thousands of folks
Who are subject la rhounmtUtn
Gent Five -Year Gbld Notes
Railway, Light and Power
Dated March 1, 1921 Dae March 1, 1928
TITLE & TRUST COMPANY, PORTLAND, OREGON, TRUSTEE
This company serves a territory , of over 800 square
It renders a useful public service to a population of
over 330,000, embracing nearly 40 different com
munities, . . . , , . j .
It has 9 large hydro-electric' and steam power plants.
It has 18 sub-stations. . I
It has 403 miles of high-tension transmission lines.
It has 6363 miles of distribution wires. -
It has 32 city street car lines. .
It has 4 interurban lines and controls another. ry
It has 2743 employes on its payroll.!
It paid out in wages and salaries during the year 1920
a total of $4,494)19.47. !
It paid in taxes and bridge tolls last year a total of
, $798,453.35.. ' . . . ; '
Its purchases of materials and supplies in Oregon last
, year totaled $1,345,885.00.
its gross earning for 1920 were $9,564,615.25.
ASK VOUR BANKER.
It gives continuous car ride of 19 miles for a sickle
Xare. . , . ' g
It owns and operates 186.63 miles of city car lines.
It owns and operates 109.45 miles of interurban car
lines. . .
It operates, but does not own, 11 miles of city lines.
It controls an additional 35 miles of interurban lines.
It has 543 city passenger cars and 65 interurban pas
senger cars. . q: a t
It owns 9 electric locomotives.
It owns 321 freight cars.
Ir 1920 it carried 96,852,120 passengers on its city
lines and 3,851,723 on its interurban lines, a total cf
The capacity of its 9 power plants is 114,783 horse
power. In 1920 it sold 167,374,143 kilowatt hours of electric
energy. - - , ,
It had 53.285 light and power customers Dececibcf
We recommend these five-year Oold Notes as an unusually attractive local investment to yield 8 per
cent, arid suggest you consult your banker as to their saf ety, both as to principal and interest. . . -
Notes in Denominations of $100 $500 and $1000
POINTS TO REMEMBER
The investment is safe.
The interest rate is unusually high. -
It is a local investment that will help the community.
The interest will be paid regularly and promptly every six months.
lou may buy the notes for cash or on easy payments.
LIST OF BANKS AND COMPANY OFFICES WHERE SUBSCRIPTIONS MAY BE MADE
('. H. National Bank.
l.aH4 a Tilton Bank.
Vorthvfilrra National Bask.
r'irat National Bank
Bank of rllwood.
t itiwoa Bank
l'rninakU National Baak.
Kirtt National Bauk of l.tualon.
Hihrraia Com. and Ha. Bank.
Tula k Trat Ce.
Wood burn. Oregon.
Bank of Woodburn.
f alasv Orai oa
Iadd A Bitab Bank.
Capital NaUonal Baak.
HaUm Bank of Conascrca.
L. H. Natiuoal Baak.
VancaojYar. WaafciBttea .
Vattroavrr National Bank.
Waakiaeton Karkanao Baak.
I. H. National Baak.
Oracon CHy, Otofaav
Baak f Coaiaarrra.
Coolidgo a itrLaia.
M onttor HtaWt Bank.
Omkia. O racoon
Bank of Orrakaam.
ML AMgtL Oruoav
Baak o? Ml JtaccL
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V .Ir' "'"Onnk aad Mtckiraa; rjirr far Barm Offw.
Sales, Ora-'o ;3T 5orth l.iWrtr (kroct.
VaacoTr. WiUtln-UB T'th and Maia Mtrtota.'
Ortfta Cttf. Oragoa l Maia Mwt.
Come In and talk the matter over with our Securities Department
or get the facts by clipping and sending In the attached coupon.
Portland Railway, Light and
First Floor, Electric Wdgv Portland, Or. ilar. 5100
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