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CITY OFFICIAL PAPER
COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER
DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, SATURDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 5, 1921.
JOSEPH ADVOCA TES ONTARIO.
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PLAN FOR DEVELOPMENT OF POWER
Lloyd George Advises Country
to Accept War Reparations
and Not be Misled by Pas
sion as in Folly of 1914.
TO LEVEL OF OLD FOES
HOWLING GALE DRIVES
STEAMER KLAMATH ON
ROCKY cal: COAST
SAN FUAN'CJHCO, Feb. 5. (A.
P.) The steam schooner Klamath,
bound to Portland with 19 passengers
and .'! crow, went ashore, at 2:15
o'clock thlH morning off I'olnt Arena,
10" miles north of Hnn Francisco. A
wireless from Captain W. A. Hall of
the steamer Curacao, ' which was
standing by, said lhal all landed wife
ly. Til message explained that the
ship wan rolling and pounding heav
tly on a bluff and had two lines out for
ward to the Muff. The Klamath's
wireless reported a short time after
she struck that Contain 1 nomas A
FALL OF 16.7
FEET IS SHOWN
' AT POWER SITEIthremsfor
Levies in Britain and Franco Jamleson thought he hud a line ashore
I but that the wireless aerial waa fall-
Mount Higher Than in
"Deutschland"; Huns Still
Have Too Many Armed Men.
BIRMINGHAM, Eng., Fin. 6.
l', 1'.) Germany must pay the war
Indemnity. Khe must disarm. Those
were the doloarattons of l.lnvd Ccorgo
In h sncerh todar. "I advise flermativ !
to accept the bill (55,tiiio.oii(i,i(iO In
war reparation), and not allow her
self to be misled by passion and re
peat the folly of luU. Germany ban
not yet taxed heraelf lo the level of
llrttain and France. It la Intnleiable
that the ftullty. who encaped damage,
nhould bear a lighter biirilen of taa
tlon than the victor, (lorniany rt ill
baa too many armed men anil too
much war material. The ullion lmve
decided Germany muat comrdy with
the treaty of VeraaHleii. eapeclally an
regard dbwrmament. The bunlea
Imposed upon Germany la not extra
vagant. Payment for the find two
yearn are no ettual to pchxion bllla
written In France. It I nut a ques.
tlon of Impelling economic ulavery up
on German ttorJ-Br , but -aonwhoUy
nuint flay." '
"The piOHpect that Germany la tem
porarily bankrupt, baa preaented u
baffling difficulty when It came to
paying outaide her front lera. With
these difficulties In mind, the iiIIIcn
reaehed an nsrecment and preaented
a bill framed to the ncale of German
M. Okamato Slain in Cold Blood
While Asleep This Morning
by Hawaiian Ex-service
Man, Caught at Athena.
Shibata. Ilia clot lies covcrr-d with
the blood of the niurdcn-U Okamato.
hbh ani'ti d this afternoon In Athena
by llcld IH-puly Micrlff IMikMin. In a
rooming liou-c. Slilbatu caiisht an
auto Htuco out of town, went to tin
rooming hoioo autl tlicncc lo ImiI.
year old Japuneae.
Ine. The Curacao could not locale
the Klamath until dawn. The Klm
lUh went aliore In n wind blowlns at
5 mllea an hour. The Klamath, op
erated by Charles It. McCnrmlck
company, la of 1US3 tons. Hhe left Pan
Franidwo last nisht. Four pawien-t-er
were bound for Keattle and the
remainder for Portland.
SAX FltAXCISCO, Feb. S. (V. P)
.Al'4ll. 1Q nncunir.r. ti n rl 'A m.Hlhpr.
1 " I . ...... . ...... . I...
of Die crew, the steamer Klamath Is i ' n""'1 "" - '
believed to he afe on the rock, nearffham h-hibala, 30 year old Hawa.ian
Kelmar The Klamath driven ecaervice man. who shattered Oka
ahorn during a gale which howled niatoe kull with blowa Inim an axe
over the California coast throughout I nd siaKhed hia face with a butche.
the night. A call wan Kent out by ' knife h - lay asleep In a lx-d in Ui
wlrelean early' today for help. The bancment of the Japanese barber ho.
Menmer Curacao answered and turn-laud pool room on Alia street, accord
ing back In Ita course, waa .landing by lug to J. Shlraki, eve-witness to th
the wrecketl ateamer. The Curacao Hagedy. Shibata. after divesting Oka
today wirelessed that the paaaenrern I rratii of ?SO, hla cuTf llnka and othel
and crew-'have apparently reached I valuable, eaped and thS police and
nhort. .berlir, with poss, begah to aeek him.
An told by Milr.iKi, UKamaio, him
la and he, with two others, continued
a lasi night's poker gnmo until 6 a
hlhnla losing JbO to Okamato,
Aftej- he uiiJ okamato had lam-ohm h
to le. p, Mi:n.kl wa awakened by th
wiund of the blows delivered by Shi
bata upon the akull of the tleeplng
... ., ,,..,.! Shibata. Shlraki ys. threatened lo
Men from al parts of ki , ,le made outcry and tfi.-n
eon and from Portland and Washing I hl ' " K11 ,h ,t a hol
-n , -a were among those register- Id htm U, ,e a h - hut a h A.
l imiu utr
U. S. Engineer Gives Data Be
for Power Meeting Showing
Umatilla Rapids an Obstruc
tion to Navigation.
FOR POWER DEVELOPMENT
ORE.-WASH. COOPER A TION
WITH FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
NEEDED FOR WATER POWER
River and Harbors Bill Calls for
Co-operation Between Engi
neers and-Localities Desiring
Hydro Electric Work.
TOWNS FOR CONVENTION
That the United States engineci
urps is authorized by law to coope
rate with communities along the. Co
lrnibia river that desire the develop
ment of hydro electric power wa
shown here today In an address by
Fred C. Schubert, assistant United
States engineer before the Umatil
la 'ltarlda power meeting. Mr. Schu
bert set forth that the Umatilla rapids
is the most troublesome obstacle on
the river between Celdo and Priest
rapids and that the fall at Umatilli
rapids over a diManco of two and a
halt miles it lfl.7 feet
Mr. Schubert's address follow;:
In answer to the Invitation of your
association to Colonel J. ft. Cavannugh.
District Engineer In charge of Kivers
and Harbors Improvement in Oregon
and Washington. I was detailed to rep
icsent Colonel Cavanauch.
In connection With the improvement
L'if tin' Cmuinbl ltiver above i.eli.o
nd Die Snake -jind Clearwater Hiver. war pcnoo.
Local Banker Suggests Govern
ment Aid Under Federal Wa
ter Power Act, Bi-State Ac
tion, and Private Capital.
Financing the proposed develop
ment of the hydroelectric power from
I'rnatllla Hapida might be accomplish
ed by one or more of three methods.
Will H. llennctt. cashier of the Inland
Kmpire liank of Pendleton and form
er state superintendent of hanks, said
in his addresa lefore the Umatilla
Itapids Power Site Association today.
One !. by the governnv nt, acting
through the commission appointed un
der the federal water power act, a sec
ond is the joint action by Oregon and
Washington, ihrounh water power
eommisslona, and the third is the in
teresting of private capital.
Mr. llennctt declared that he was
not familiar with the intricate details
of the project but that from his know
ledge of the conditions he would aug
gest one or more -of these means in
combination, as feasible.
"It ha been estimated by former
State Engineer Iawis that the possi
ble cost of this project will lie up
wards of $2(l,0M,tn0, a huge sjm in
former dayst. but not so awe inspiring
at this time, becjiuse of the common
use of largo figures during t!ie laic
Mr. liennett said. Sub
prosperity. If ah Is not prosperous
lihe can not pay. It ahe la prosperous
Hhe can and must. Once the Ger
man people get their mind off war and
on to peace, they will noon be pros
CHICAGO WHEAT PRiCE
The price of wheal went bounding
upward today, March wheH closing
0! 11.57 1-8 and May at 1.47. March
wheat closed at $l.Sz 6-S yesterday
and May et !M4 1-8.
Following are the quotations from
Overbcck & Cooke local brokers:
High I."w Close
U714 1.&IV4 1.r7 M,
1.47 1.42a 1.47
.66 's ,4Mi 66
,6S4 .' .6 '4
.43 .4IV4 .42'4,
.44 .4 2 'a .48
1.SS14 i.a 1.8!X
i.i r, l.i IV lis
IM I""" ' meeuog o, w,e "-),..- ,,, mr.i,.,.,.l man.
ilPa ltnl.bls Power Site Association. , ' nd,K , acisccc, went
Those registered with the Pend eton Ira "tr.u't when it was in
Commercial Association today were: j .'' ' hrnw , B, ,ne mrderer and
A. C. MCIntyre. president Conimer- r.'s giasp inr
rial Club. Helix, Oregon: W. II, Stew- i n.ade a dash P ' b tk J fore
art, civil engineer. Boardman, Oregon: I baste atr.k.nj h,ms..lf on the
I!. C. Prownell. Umatilla: V. It. Prow- head summoning the
? l,r :,i Utrco-,: ; JT:r ZTS
re.! estate. Pasco, Wash.: C. H. Prow- H; n a ree towa rd the tM ,
1910. Three years ao he enlisted in
the armv and saw a year of service In
France as a member of Company P.,
Mh Infantry. He received an honor
able discharge because of ill health.
V. B. OITI7.FA' KlI.I.F.n
WASHINOTOX. Feb. B. (U. IM
An American cltir-en was killed In the
mate of Durango, Mexico, auring m
uprising led by the Arletn brothers, the
aiate department unnnunrea tona.
tM M X ISTS A It 1 1 1 -STI .I)
PAUIS. Feb. 6. (A. P.)SIt alleg
ed Ittisslan communleta were arrested
here and more aro expected. Warrants
urq out for 21.
noported by W'ljor 1-ce Moorhousc,
' Minimum. . , .
rreclidtatlon, .25 Inch.
' j T Tonight and
nell. Insurance, Portland, ore.; H. t..
l.otinsliury, general freight agent, O.
V. It. & X.. Portland; Win. 1.. Flnell,
hardware, lloardman; 1 I- I.ynn, sec
retary Commercial Club, Walla Walla;
Mark A. Cleveland, publisher Stan- ;
field Standard, Stanfleld. Ore.; H. B. J
Van Slyke, Freewnter, Ore.; O. Stan-j
t c VArmer. farmer. Umatilla: T. 1
C. Menard, farmer. Umatilla; A. J. j
Hedger, manual Training, teacher,
Moardman, Ore.: Wm. McMurray, gen-
eral passenger agent, o. W. M. & N., ,
Portland; W. U. Uehorn, Commerelnl
Club, Walla Walla: I. 8. Crocker, Com- 1
ncrclal Cluli, Walla Walla; W. H. '
i-ase. Commercial Club, It. P. O. E-.
is 7. Walla Walla: H. W . Turner, iar
n rr. Umatilla; H. H. Crawford, far
mer, lioardmnn; C. D. Illllabousher.
Marnier, lloardman: G. K. Mafford. far
mer. Hnardman: W. SwIUIrr, nao
cleclrlc, Umatilla; A. H. Alchlnson,
Commercial Club. Umatilla: K. E. Pur
rlngton, lumber business, Hums, Ore.;
i. Cutler, civil engineer, Athena; S. A.
Savior, Commercial Club, Umatilla.
' ... . . . . vv M
j. n. ijuncan, " , MmKO arran
ji, fiw.oi ore.: A. S. Akera, .... r ..
Her liner. Ore.; O. Johnson, Oklahoma
r'tv. okln.: H. .1. Taylor City: Far
mer" Smith, agriculturists, o. W. H. &
.v Co., Portland: O. 1). Teel, farmer,
cho: Frank Sloan, rrpi-escnun.-
from legislature, sheep man,
T Oeorue. Kcho: W. 1
ner diviaioual freight and passenger
agent, Spokane: Hubert U Fold, gen
eral agent, Chicago, Milwaid ie .ft ST.
IY.nl, Portland: K. U. !-'. i'"""'
....oii.e Carpenter, farmer, V)cho; I. M.
.T,dm.on. hardware, Kcbo; W. H. Shep-h.-.vl.
Umatilla; A. H. Thompson, ga-
At, rk C.riffith. mercamue, i '
j v. Donnelly, physician, Arlington.
W A Wondhurn. mechanic, Horad
niaii' C. Alhery, manager Herald. Her
mlsien' Mr. Ttonrdman. farmer, Hoard-m,,-
Marshall Dana. Oregon Journal
As.o FtHtnr, Portland: Ceorge V.
Tosei.h, Senator Multnomah county.
,. ... ... ,.. ,v sehubert. U. S. Asslst-
... 'Portland. Ore.: Samuel
'.lurr.o. AssiMant Oeneral Fngineer
i- w It N. Portland; m.
I , .,. m..i-eliant. Alderdale.Wash
! . .... I'urlev. Was
. .. I'uHnV 1.4 11 (1 0 ' ,'. '
. W. .laeolison, land owner
H. J. ciinin,
the following item aipeared In the
Kivor and Harbor Act of July 27, 191
"Columbia Itiver from Celilo Falls,
Oregon, to the mouth of the Snake
lilver; Snake liivcr to Pittsburg- Land
ing, Idaho, -with a view to the construc
tion of Iwl s and dams for navigation.
Clearwater River from its mouth to
Oroflno; and in making such exam
r.ntion and survey, the engineer, or
engineers having name In charge, shall
take into consideration any proposition
by local Interests, for participation in
the expense of salo" project In eonnee
lon with the development of hydro
ne c.isconinry preliminary exami
nation was submitted by the District
F.ngineer early in 1917. and a aurvej
'R4 authorized. Tho survey work he
San in mi 7. was suspended on account
Si'O.Ova.iidO would be a huge Bum for
any municipal district, to raise through
tne sale of its bond issues, especiallly
if bond brokers in the near future de
mand such heavy discount as has been
demunded and received in the past.
Three Plans of Finance.
"To my mind there are three meth
ods which could be used tft develop
the hydroelectric power of our Co
lumbia river. Whatever method Is
quickest and surest should be follow
ed, so that this .immense amount of
waste energy can be utilized to bene
fit our community, and our state.
Regarding water power. Franklin
K. Ijine, secretary of the interior, re
cently said: 'Water power can do
more than any one thintg to lower the
cost and raise the standard of living
It is the root of agricultural wealthi
Multnomah Senator Declares
Day is Past for Leaving
Power Development in Hands
of Private Parties.
JOHN-H. LEWIsTsTR ESSES
NEED OF NEW MARKETS
Umatilla Rapids Power Site
Meeting Develops Enthusi
asm With Good Attendance;
i Problems In developing the power it
I'maUlIa Itapids may be worked out
i first, through the InKtrumontahty of
: the jtrenernl government alone and,
H'Cond, through cooperation of the
tten of Oregon and Washington on
the one hand and national authority
on tho other, .Stephen A. Lowell, of
t t-nuieton, declared today in addrH.
'nv the convention of the l"m:itilia
Itapids Power Rite Association, rneet
in? in the Klkjt Temple. Judjre Lowell
emphasized the growing opportunity
for hydro-electric development in the
L'nited State a a result of the pans
age, June 10, Iff 20, of the Federal
Water power Act.
"In dealing with the .general gov
ernment it in necessary at the Incep
tion of any enterprise to consider that
ii probably ha before it" many years
of agitation and educat:on, especially
if it relates to the .sparsely settled
vest," Jude Lowell said. "Tho tavrt
is the center of politicil and financial
power. The 4ien n control know
little, either tf the geography or the
n.tonl t'j!it it u ,f lha rif ir nnunt fif !
ti.e Rocky mountain sections. To them ernoon, in eloquent addresses
we are yet a wilderness. before the convention, pledged,
siatis jiu-ii cooperate t their utmost support in the
"Second, in the campaign low to be moye tQ develop the Umatilla
mapped out, these factors ought to re- . p : j nowpr ?ifp Rpnresent
ceive consideration, namely, th?. utili- i KapiUS pOw er Site. Kepreseni-
zation of the legislatures of Washing-j ative Bean once fathered a bill,
ten and Oregon to memorialize the : defeated by the legislature,
federal water power commission to Inl- j permitting the state to bond it- "
tiale investigations upon the Columbia ,. . - - f: mirnosM
at the earliest possible date, and to , seiI Ior irrigation purpOfeeS. .
urge in raid lesialative bodies the, lev.dopmnt of the water power
prompt enactment of legislation which (of tLe rliinibiii baain on a public
will assure to cooperation of the en- i Lasis, somewhat similar in the plan"
gineering departments of the states in now in vogue In the province of On
such governmental investigation." ' jtario. Canada, was advocated before
Coal is becoming too expensive. Mo- jthe Umatilla rapids power meeting to
tive power must be cheapened. Thelday by Senator Gcoi-ge V. Joseph of
lruibC o. contemi'laied wUl go .fr; i''.t'ti::x-'!. ".U.,or t,t,S,i J'4tIvo electric
toward meeting -the needs of the north- ; coinniis-rioa b..J in til i jrt.sialure.
in that ultimate change, tho, Senator Jcaeph made one or the
Roy W. Ritner, president of
the senate, and Louis E, Bean,
speaker of the house, this aft-
speaker told his audience.
Canalization of the Columbia P.iver
at the rauids would remove the last
of the war, but was resumed about one it is me Key co ine muumii.ii me oi
vear ago and is now in progress w ith tne future, and It is essential io our
orobnbiliiv that the renort tvill be . national defense. The policy of the
submitted to the Chief of Engineers
An "X Club." the X in this "
standing not for the unknown quan
tity but for the ex-city and ex-county
officers of Ibis vicinity was born
last night when Henry Taylor, K. J.
Sonimenilte, John Vaushan, Charles
Carter. Col. J. H. llalcy. lr. J. A. Best,
Major l.ee Moorhouse and .lud,;e J. A.
Fee met In the office of the latter.
Mr Vunglian' acted as cnuiromo
Carter as secretary, and a committee j
, consisting of Colonel Kaiey. n. -u.-i
iter and Judge l'"ee was appointed to
i'euu nts to pelieci im,,.ioi-
t ration of h meeting to tie nem
Ufl'ort Is l'.iuM'riiiioiiliil.
"The effort to establish the club is
purely experlm. ntal," said Judge' Fee
in an interview this morning." The
promoters hope to organize the ex-
offlcels Into a non-sectarian and mm-
polltlciil club, for which the ex,us
for existence will no me m'n -memiicrs
to serve the public.
Want All I.x-ot I tci'rs.
Organizers of the club hope that no
man who bus had experience in either
city or county affairs will refuse to
become a member of tho "X Club" on
the ground-that his private interests
would suffer If he took a finnll frac
tion of his t.me, for It is believed that
nf the store of knowledge held by
"ex's", suggestions for better govern
ment may oe derive'!.
about July 1. 11121.
On October 6, 1 920. a public hear
ing was held at Iewiston by the Hoard
of U. S. Engineers with a view to
l. arninir if the lecaL interests had and
propositions to make. Lewiston rep
resentatives were interested in hydro
electric development on the Snake
Itiver at Pry Culcli linpid, four mile."
below l..,wiston, and the fasco repre
sentatives brought up
for the development of hydro-e'.ectrlc j
l ower at Five Mile Uapids on the
Pnake I liver, about 5M: miles above the
Columbia river. No definite proposi
tion was made, however, by th? local
'Merosts of either locality, as their
plans were not then completed, hut It
is presumed that they will present
ome preposition. There were no rep
resentatives from (the local interests
ilong the -Columbia River below the
Snake, so that noth'llg was oroi.mo
i-p during the public hearing in regard
to a proposition In the Columbia Rivet
below the, Snake. However, and pro
position offered by the local interest.
l!o"g the Columbia below the Snake,
will receive crn-h'erution and it is Oe
sitable that plans should he formu
lated so that definite proposition can
ht made to the Government, i su-.ui
MAHK UIP.KltY 1M.OPOSAI.
VEW YORK. Keb. r,. I ('. P.l-r-'
lovo you." Bank "Marry me.
bank. That s how Vito i;iaciecio pro
nosed to Lillian Way. emphasizing his
love with revolver shots. Vila's pis
sioii Is cooling In a cell.
government towards water power af
fects the welfare ft every man, woman
"With such tremendous water pow-
ier flowing past our very doors, as it
were, we must woi k to select the
most feasible method to finance the
harnessing of Umatilla Kupids.
"Owing lo the sue of our project,
which unites the development of hy
droelectric power and the irrigation
nrooosition 'of almo.-it half a million acres of land.
the lust plan 1 would suggest is inai
tne government unueriaKe mis oe
velopment through the commission
created under, tho recent enacted fed
eral power act.
States Could Work Jointly.
'Another plan suggested is that a
state power commission be created by
law, in the states of Oregon and
Washington to ;ict jointly, and the
.-talcs ol Oregon and Washington fi
nance this development of Umatilla
hapids and the many other power
sites locatid .along the Columbia
river, in some, manner, possibly simi
lar lo the manner in which .Multno
mah county, Oregon, and Clarke
vounty, Washington, erected the inter
state bridge between Portland and
"A third plan suggested is to in
terest private capital in the develop
ment of hydroelectric power at Up
most enthusiasm inspiring talks .be
fore the convention. The Ontario
commission, he pointed out. Is servinc
serious obstacle to the free navigation mmiicij alities in Canada knd la
of the upper river. Judge Lowell point- privklinsr electric power at rates far
ed out. He -declared-thru canalization below those charged on the American
naturally become a part of any watei jsple.
project which may be developed. j .-j.hc ,,ay ,s past for lcav(nK the -y.
Will Kociaim Vast Ar:a ! droc-b ctric development of the north-
"Half a million acres of and lanjW)fS, ln the llami, ot prlva, tnter.
would be brought under irrigation. ,,H .. tm, SI.eak(.r g,,. Answering
and a new and comprehensive recla- ' bi,,j()ns ruife,L irt j-ortland that
mation project would be created, all : prt!,ent comnatiies have abundant
as a necessary incident to the hydro- .power for a,j porpoges tho senator
electric operations," he added. It is e jf istlin.es howin how
wholly within the rane of prjssilnlit.ea j ,,rt,OM.i industrial plants have been
that the time Is not far distant when barrel from thft sS;lte through Inabil
ity federal government will aeatn try.(y , p,,cllre power at reasonable
the experiment of operating the rail- ru,esi
roads and when that venture returns, j j;, .nator Joseph spoke in eiithusi'aa
the electrification of the lines must fol-,;tk. ,. rl,,a of ,hl, fmatina rapids pro-
low." ' jtct and indicated a spirit of co-oper-
The speaker related the history eliluUm on t!mt subject. He quoted au
the development of water power from . thority that the Columbia and trihu
the overshot water wheel to the tur-itary ,.iv,.r3 constitutes the greatest
hines which today have reached ; powvr soitrce in the world,
high state of perfection. He told o, j Ct.niinittees Kanted. .
the progress made in transmitting Just before ailjournnicnt for lunche
power over copper wires for more than on lU 1;.;3i, committeea on organiza
200 miles to the cities. He heralded tj la .,ni, le;I0j,Jt,Jns were Bamel witn
the age of electricity and declared ,tilt vit.w to iavinJt the members be
that it must replace coal and other ;u, worH ,j, j1;,, ,hc ret.css, t;ommjt.
fuels now used to operate the steam i tccs ,mlm,(I nr0 . fuiOWs:
power plants. ( Orsutization' Fred Pteiwer. I'en-
'The act of June in. 1920." he V"' dioton: Asa !:. Thomson. Echo: S. H.
referring to the teoerai warn r""r' r, .animan. lleardnun; J. p. Zureher,
act. "is somewhat voluminous and . s-anrieid. Ken F. Hill, Walla Walla,
yet too new to have received inter-. wuHutii Warner, Aldenlale, Wash.,
pretation in the courts. Us utibzi-:.ln,, jum,,s h pturgls, Pendleton,
tion by the public is of course in its in-: );vscliitions Whitney L. Hoise,
fancy. The soil Is virgin and the pra;- j rrt, ..,,. Jvidre 55. A. liwell. Pen
ticability of its operation lnrgidy pro .- j(lu,tPri. Mr. fOX( i-asco; u(.n stone.
lcmatical. It appears, nowev.i, i-Valbi Walla; Ir. J. W. Donnelly. Ar-
th r.overnment considers Us interes.
.., 'ii, o,vlir:itlon features of
uiiiiuiru i ' , . , .. ...... .,,..,,.,,
where tho local lnl'iost'- o,uv,. ...
hydro-electric ye- mem waier puvvei utiiimiwutn mo .,u-
miH-1 1 noi ity lo lease sues io private cor-
want tu install
velopment in a navigable river,
Act Itx'Siiant With Promise
The fabric of the commission mi
pointed under this act was relate .1 and
the wonderful possibilities point' d out
A section of the statute, declared
Judse Lowell Jo be "pregnant with
ihe highest promise" -was ipioted, as
That whenever, in the judgment ol
ihe cemmission the development of
mv nn-iect should be undertaken i-y
the United Stales itself, the oommis-;
son shall not approve any application i
for such project by any citizen, "ss-
orporatlon, st-.ite or numivi-,
lincSon; Mr. Aker. Heppncr and - J.
.i. Kyle. Si.uif'eid.
Itiiiin;: the fo'-enonn session today
all The lived addresses on the pro
raoi were givin thus Having the af
u i .i;on free for discussion and the
traos-tetion of business.
Ti e Elks lodge room wait practi
cally fiiied for the session today and
inten.' interest was manifest by those
in attendance. The various addresses
on the pus. ram were all generously
aiodaudt ,1. .
At noon outside visitors were en
:. ruined at luncheon in the Elks dln-
.'.....'.i v P. Jt- N. Co.. Portland
H Edwards, fanner. Umatilla; C. K.
t'on.stock. farmer, Alderdale, Wash.:
,N u. Hammond, car loreman. . ,. ...
It". & Portland: H. I- Hlekm travel
ling passenger aglnt, O. '. II. A N-Portland-
J. Combs, land okner, Prlne
vllle. Ore.; John II. Iwls, civil engi
neer. Portland; H. A. Hands, clyll engl-
Portland; O. V. ijmwoou.i,
INDIANS TO TAKE WAHPXT1I.
EUREKA. Calif.. Feb. 5, i U. P.I
Superintendent Mortsolf of the Hoopa
valley Indian .reservalion in northern
Humboldt county appealed to the dis
trict attorney here for help 'in pre
serving order among the Klamathj In
dians. He said the Indians are ready
to take to the war path as a result of
a renewed outbreak of a 40 year old
feud, following the killing of a half
lrecil named Shanks a short time ago.
"alien r,V permission to use w.o'i
fiom a stream are now made lo tn
Federal Power Comniisjion, which
row- bandies all iiueslions relating to
(b,. ilevelooment of hydro-e
power on waterways and Issues pre
liminary penults t" establish and
ma'ntain priority or-nppliiant duriiu
the time reuiilrod to obtain data for a
license 'to use the stream and land
an.V other property of the United
Slates. The roles and resnbipons ot
ihe Federal Power commission
be obtained by writing to the F
I uirer Commission. Washington
ciation, eorporauoo, u: loom ami at ine note! I'endleton.
pality, hut shall cause to bo made.) Wonderful possibilities for develop,
such esamina'Ions. surveys, reports. , j,,. r,iir-,;, phosphate and potash
plans and estimates of the cost of tin- nKuifacnires, electrifying railroads
1. believe either the federal power ' project as it may .teem " " . "'""" "e . oliimb a river and lr-
shall submit its ' iiuainu more man &v,vo ucres of
with s-ieh reconimendations as it may i; i.4ll(J p, (,r !.,n allJ Washlngtoii
rlate concerning ine .nccompany the proposed hvdroeiectHa
purations for sucli development.
t, io civat obstructions
Columbia River at the Cascades and
between The Pallos and Celilo, hav.
been overcome by canals and locks, so
that the present head of navigation Is
at the foot of Priest Rapids, about 72
miles above the mouth of Snake Kiver.
and :ia? miles from Ihe Pacific Ocean.
commi-ssion or the stale joint conuuis-j
siou plans would bo logical plans for
lectric nnancing our project auu wouui ue
ihe suresi in Ihe end.
"In connection with the federal
power commission, .he reclamation of
the thousand of acres of land lyln:
along the Columbia river tou'd be
handled by the government reclama
tion service which ulreatly is cstablisb-
eil and operating in our county.
"If the project should be I'lifanccd
by the' state commissions or by pri
vate capital, I believe the lands pro
posed to be irligated from this pro
ject should be formed into municipal
irrigation districts under the state
laws, and such districts contract with
the state power commission or the
private interests for the delivery of
water into the main canal of the dis
tricts. This plan would divide the fi
nancial load and perhaps rastou the
struction of such project orvoioeo i .lovclopment of Umatilla Rapid.
cf any project upon and government i jlm, h. Lewis, former slate engineer.
d.am of the United Slates." . I deebirod In an address t.etnre tho
... ... . Um'iiill:i K:.pids power Site A.-wocla.
ITefers l-,tler.. Own. r!up (.imi ,ii,r(i r.,.,.
P.eher tnal tne mno ::.,-.-...
r.tain power sites, r-atli -r than allow-
uig ihem lo get in;., ine o uu ... i;i ;u.,
vine eutcri'l'Se. was el'is.-iu .., ....
i i.f .1 the entire project of power, fertll
i izvr ma n in icture ami irrigation as "as
bu found any-
Continued on pase 4.)
(Continued on page I.)
... ! thiol, that mi'-l men -oi
I vi.-ion are or the opinion thai there lire
a few thuius which the federal govern
'nient ouehl always to retain for the
'use and benefit of the entire people."
Ihe sa'd. "and among th-s- wall always
lie Inoliuitd water power.
The federal water power net. under
hi,.h lu.lce Lowell suggested that the
local project be worked out, he char- j
acterlzed as "an act whi'-h bids fair)
to rank along with the national heme- j
stead law and the statute creating thej
: , b er e."
1 "I'i'iaia iiig and marketing are the
two n. i.-i important considerations In
!!. s latv iivib-rtl'kiltg." Mr. wi
is-i..!. "If we i-an find suffU lent qwrs
for the povvi r.thiit can Is. ilvveloped,
jthen by ail means w shoubl tmHd.
:Viilioi!t a mirkt for Ihe power. It
j wonl.1 be very costly for jvutuly Uxid
i or li t irar ion uiage."
I'linn" PI1&-S-S IXplaiiicd.
All three phases of the project were
(Continued on pace I )