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. SALEM, OHEGON, SATITtlHY, (HTOIIKlt 2(1, 11)12. Kli w
Russia Determined to Have
Constantinople and Aus
tria, the Adriatic Terri
tories"War Seems Certain
lUNITKD 1'IIBHH I.KAHKD WIIIK.
Vrenna, Oct. 26. It is an open -secret
here that, with France as leader,
the jiowers are already moving to
ward Intervention in the Balkan strug
gle, and the apparent unity of Russia
and Austria has projected a new light
on the Furonean allmiment TiVmr.
1 ing that the success of the Balkan nl.
lies, if peace were made, would result
In their demand of a partition of Tur-key-iii-Ourope
alone, Russia and Austria are believed
to have taken alarm for the Biiccess of
their own traditional projects.
Jlusslii Will (,'ruli.
For ngos RiiBsla haB been deter
mined that when the Turk was ('.riven
out of ICtirope, Constantinople should
come under the dominion of the czar,
and Austria has been as determined
that the Turkish territories on the
Adriatic should fall to her. The vic
tories of the Ilulkan allies, and espe
cially the declared plan that they have
formed a permanent alliance with the
king of Greece as president have ad
mittedly endangered the Russiun and
Austrian dreams of conquest, and the
notification to Turkey is really taken
as a notification to the powers and
the Balkan states that neither Russia
nor Austria will allow the latter any
territorial extension, which would in
terfere with their own plans for
growth. ,. i
Condition Is a l'uxzle. ''
I "Where Germany will stand in the
division of the powers Is not known,
although It Is believed probably she
Hvlll lineup with Austria, if a struggle
ktt world Importance comes.
I Russia's position Is puzzling. Bound
to the Balkan confederates by ties Of
lilood and religion, it Is regarded as
doubtful if she would allay herself
with Austria. It la thought more prob
Rhle that the Russians would stand
vlth Servla, Bulgaria, Montenegro
lind Greece, bnrgalnlng with them, If
iiecessary, rather than to trust to
Austria's promise of an even division
tf the Moslem territory,
i It is doubtful If France has any ter
irilorlnl designs, but she would prob
ably stand with England and Italy, If
It became necessary to choose.
How They May lHvldo.
Should the situation develop so
vlth Kngland. Italy, France, the Bal
kan states and RubsIb on the one side
luid Austria and Germany on the oth-i-r
ns allies of the' Turk, the world
tvar, which Europe has dreaded since
jHie first days of the near Eastern
tUP8tlnn, probably would develop into
farnngo without parallel In the Ills
Jury of humanity. Whether the partl-
Iion of Turkey will ever be put to the
rbltrament of arms, of course, Is
tlouhtful. There are great forces
working to prevent, such a course.
t'nt it is a certainty thot the Bal
kan allies have felt their power b
hover before; that they are united as
iiever before, and thnt, If they crush
flie Turk, they will not allow them
selves to be robbed of the fruits of
Victory without a struggle to the
Crisis Is Apprnnr-hliig.
The siege of Adrlonople, which Is
iroceedlng today, Is expected to
rlne matters toi a crisis In the near
future. Already It Is reported here
that the Bulgarians are engagea in an
ittempt to storm Adrlnnople. Their
Confidence and strength are shown In
Reports that, believing the city sure to
fall. Czar Alexander has divided his
forces, and, leaving one command to
Rapture the city, already Is pushing
Southward, with the mnin army to
ngage'the principal Turkish force,
i hlch Is drawn nn in line of battle 2
jilles to the south.
J Flushed with victory as are the
pulgnrlans operating In Thrace, their
lurcesses have been no more import
ant to the general plans of the allies
than have been those of the Serbs In
Macedonia, the Montenegrins in Al
bania or the Greeks who are moving
from their frontier to Salonika,
T Allies Will Flirhl.
f Vlctorv In every section of the at
tacked Turkish dominions so far hnB
Inclined to the allied Christiana
.Should their successes continue and
nil of Turkev-ln-Europe west of the
Unsphorus fall Into their hands, It Is
freely admitted here that monre than
mandate of the powers will be need
ed to force from those lands the de
pendents of the men whose fatheis
were conquered by the Turks of the
fifteenth century, and whose sons
lisve ever since struggled for the day
when the cross should rise supreme
again over the crescent, and the atroc
ities of the Turk be wiped out in ret
ributive blood. That day, the people
of the Balkans believe, hns come, and,
despite all the powers of Europe, it Is
xpected here they will cling to the
land they have retaken while the last
mountaineer can swing a sword.
An Official Opinion.
Los Angele. Cal., Oct. 26. That
i 7 -
Tacoma Tribune Sold.
Tacoma. Wash fw 98 X
Frank S. Baker, recent manager
or me uosion Traveler, and a son
Of E. H. Tlnknr tf lha. ClavilonJ !
Plalndealer, has purchased the
Tacoma Tribune and assumed
charge today as publisher.
J. B. Rhodes, the retiring pub-
Usher becomes secretary and
general manager of the National
Lumber Manufacturers' Assocla-
tlon, with headquarters at Chi-
NORTHERS, PACIFIC HAS
MADE SOME MOSEY
The Northern Pacific Railroad com
pany late vestorrinv Hftorn
ted to the office of the state railroad
commission Its report for the year re
cently closed. Tli fall
are included In the report:
Net corporate Income, $19,661,714.62;
operating Income, $21,839,101.17; in
trastate revenue, $42,187.91; total op
erating revenue, $63,423,946.62.
With the last three months of the
biennial period not included in the
count, the state of Oregon has exnend
eu a sum of $4,831,310.63.- The total
extends up to September 30. The av
erage monthly expenditure 1b $2t!0,-
Vbi.il. May, 1912, showed the largest
expenditures, the amount that month
being $391,914.90, and February, 1911,
was the smallest, when $140,957.34
The last legislature appropriated
the sum of $4,759,336.36, of which a
total of $3,609,060.30 has been dis
bursed. The balance Is $1,150,276.06.
Unless much larger expenditures than
are expected are made during the re
mainder of the year most of this
amount will revert to the general
Cut Off from
The 110 claimants of water rights
on Lost River, just north of the Cali
fornia line, may have to carry their
grievances against the government in
to the United States supreme court,
thinks State Engineer Lewis. For a
period of three years, while the river
Is filling the Immense reservoir
formed by the dam which the govern
ment has constructed on the line, the
clulinnnts must wait for water, and
even then, It is said, that there Is lit
tle doubt that that water Instead of
falline over the dam Into Oregon, will
fall over the crest of a mountain and
back into California.
James F. Chlnnock Is still In South
ern Oregon hearing the cases of water
claimants in Klamath and Lake coun
ties. The streams Involved are Lost
River, Cherry Creek, liechdoldt
gulch and Chewaucan river. AH who
have water claims on these streams
must appenr before Mr. Chlnnock.
CLAUDE SLADK TO OI'ES
A STOKE AT SILVhltnn
f'lniwln Slutle. who for the mist few
years has held a responsible position
with the Salem Woolen Mills store,
will go Into business Tor lumseii, oe
glnnlng November 1, at Silverton, he
i,n,.incr nn mlia wed half Interest In the
clothing business formerly conducted
there by Bishop & liowen. i ne iirm
of which Mr. Slado is a member will
deal In fine grade clothing and gents
furnishing goods as well as tailoring
and as the store has one of the best
locutions in that progressive little
clly, the new proprietors feel that the;'
will command a goou snure ui ui..
trado. Mr. Slada came here from Canada
nlout two years ago and has made
many friends who are sorry to see hlni
t,.me He will be missed In both so
cial and business circles. The best
wishes of all go with hlni to ihb new
field of activity.
inirirorinir war hetween Great Britain
and Germany Is imminent Is the opin
ion here today of Dr. lur wnmr. a
lieutenant In the .lager regiment,
known In Germany as the "Kaiser's
"Lord Roberts Is right," said Dr. '
nnr iVin U retuinlne to the father
land after attending the funeral In
Tokio of the late Mikado or japan.
"Ills statement that Germany was
ready and anxious to strike is a fact
of the most ominous truthfulness.
Germany has had a bug era of peace,
and her officers, even tne nigneai ex
ecutives, are anxious to show the
world the great military advances
whirh Germany has made during the
last 30 or 40 years.
"1 do not believe Germany win win,
but even If France Joins with Eng
land, which I believe she will, Ger
many will destroy so many HrltlBh
battleships that America will become
the greatest naval power In the
1 ' ' mimmmmmmmma
He Is 54
Roosevelt Will Celedrate His
54th Birthday at Sagamore
UNITED I'HKHS LEASED WHIG.
OVSter BaV. N. Y.. Oct 2fi Pnlnnnl
Theodore, Roosevelt will celebrate his
r,4th birthday tomorrow at Sagamore
niu wiin a Banquet which will be at
tended by members of his family only.
According to present plans, no outsid
ers will be present, the Colonel devot
ing tne day exclusively to ills rainlly.
Colonel Roosevelt snout. toilnv ill.'..
tatlng the menu lor the banquet and
ine s peecn which Do is to deliver at
Madison Square Garden. New York
City, next Wednesday night. Although
he has smiled at Mrs. Roosevelt's
sway since ho was shot in Milwaukee
by John Schrank, he had things his
own way today and the festive board
tomorrow will contain those things
which tickle the colonel's palate most.
Postmen and expressmen wore busv
today bringing scores of packages and
letters of congratulation to Sagamore
Hill. The colonel admitted that he Is
' getting along," but Insisted that he
felt as young as ever.
For the first time since the attempt
ed assassination the colonel enjoyed a
long walk outdoors. He spent sev
eral hours wandering about the
grounds. From now on the colonel
will be accompanied by a bodyguard
everywhere he goes. A threat en Inir
letter which arrived at Oyster liny has
ingnienea Mrs. Roosevelt and she In
sists that her hnsbaud linist not leave
the house unaccompanied.
The Oyster Mny police were Instruct
ed today to watch out for a tall man
who yesterday in attempting to see
the colonel, claimed that he was John
I) Archbold. He left an Incoherent
letter for the colonel.
When Rnnsevelt mionlii at Alnrlliirin
Square Garden Wednesday night, he
win ue surrounded by a heavy guard.
DIED LAST SIGHT
Thomas C. Jory, for a number of
years instructor in Willamette univer
sity, and a native of Salem, passed
into the great unknown at his home nt
Hosedale nt 5 o'clock last night, aged
63 years, 8 months nnd IS dnys.
After several years faithful scrvleo
as a teacher in the university here, he
. ent to los Angeles, whero he and
another nlilo educator established an
educational institution that was after
wards known ns the I'nlverslty of
Besides a. wife, he leaves two sons,
Raymond C, of Pendleton, and Harold
P.., and a daughter, Constance, both of
Salem. He also leaves two brothers.
John W., of Rosedale, nnd Henry D.,
of North Ynkimu, Washington; and
five sisters. Phoebe A. Jory, Mrs. Mat
tie E. Myers. Mrs. Mary .1. Reynolds,
nnd Miss U May Jory, of Rosediilu!
nnd Mrs. Elizabeth Swayne, of Cliehn
The funeral will bo held from the
First Methodist church at 2 o'clock
Sunday afternoon. Uurlul will bo at
City View cemetery.
The City ItegMrallon.
Registration at the city hall goes
merrily on, although not so brisk as
last week. About 25 record their
names with the recorder each day,
but the number today will probably
exceed this number, as Saturday ul-
ways proves a busy day for registra
The registration by wards at noon
Ward No. 308
Ward No. 7 282
The way of the transgressor may be
hard because It Is paved with gold
Nearly a Million
ICMTKll I'llESN l.i:.Nl:i) lVIIIK. I
Sacramento. Cal., Oct. 20 Figures
compiled today by Secretary of State
Frank Jordan place the total number
of registered voters In California at
l'fS.70C. The compilation falls below
the estlmnted registration but exceeds
by 200.0(1(1 those entitled to vote In
H'10. when women were not Included.
As Secretary Jordan made no slgnv
gallon In compiling the figures, it Is
Impossible to determine the total num
ber of women In the state who are en
titled to vote. He believes that about
"00,000 Callfornlans out of the 98(1,706
registered will vote for president No
A Fine Moral (ensur.
Los Angeles, Oct, 26. Swear
ing that Guy lOddle, former moral
censor of I.os Angeles, made un
due advances to her, Miss l.edcno
Karl, a chorus girl, whose par
ents live In Petnluma, t'al., la on
record today with charges simi
lar to those sworn to by Mrs. Al
ma .tones, a mulatto.
Kddlc admits that Miss Kail
visited his office, but says It Is
simply another attempt to In
flame public opinion against him
SALEM HEIGHTS lT.MI'KIX
SHOW MAS A DANDY
The pumpkin show at Salem Heights
laBt night wr.B certainly a hummer.
There were pumpkins of all kinds,
classes nnd degrees, except poor or
small ones. There were some big
ones, too, but they only fitted the
crowd, which was one of the biggest
ever gathered at the Heights. The time
was nB big us the pumpkins or the
crowd, and was the nioHt enjoyable
aflnlr ever pulled off there.
Stands Pat for
Vice Prosecutor Ksterly, of Port
land, has informed Governor West
that representatives of the liquor In
teresls In Portland have niaile n pro
posal that; the saloons In the Jeffer
son street depot will be vacated If the
governor's office will cease hostilities.
I Governor West hns replied to the ef
fect Hint the suits ngnlnst the Jeffer
son street saloons will be continued,
unless he proprietors wish to quit
anyway, and that his office will cease
hostilities only when the last nuin of
those njrulnst whom the crusade Is di
rected Is obeying the law.
A communication has come from
Carlton, In Yamhill county, charging
a druggist Is bootlegging bonze In his
drug store. The communication
states that a favored few are able to
get the booze without difficulty, while
others who are not "safe" must pro
cure prescriptions from a physician.
Dr. Hawke, mayor of the town of
Gaston, writes the governor asking as
slstnnce In stamping out bootlegging
In his cltv. He states that the citi
zens of the town have spent a great
deal of money In trying to. niiBt the
evil, and that ho has given them his
co-operation, but their combined ef
forts have been of no avail.
Aflkcri what action he was going to
take with respect to the two towns,
the governor said :
"The office Ib handicapped In sup
nlyfng special agents In nil nnrta of
the Btate, but though we mny be Blow,
wo are coming."
HAD A FINE TIME
AT SALEM HEIGHTS I
The I.ndles Aid of Salem Heights
met with great success nt their
"Pumpkfn Show" last, Friday evening.
Everyone seemed to enjoy themselves.
The short prognim was voted "Just
enough." The whistling solo, as ren
ccred by Mrs, I.eMoyne Clark, was
surprise) and then-fore all the more
enjoyable. The hall was beautifully
decorated and divided Into booths
where fancy articles were sold; In
ono. coffoo and doughnuts, unit pies
randies, ambroh-la with whipped
crr-ain, cocoa and cake, tn others.
The guessing contest was presided
ever bv Mrs. ( buries sawyer. I he
watch, the prize, became tho property
of Adolpli Dittilcb. who guessed the
number corresponding- to tho quantity
of beans, etc., In the bean Jnr.
Mr. Knpphnhn took the beautiful
fiullt that the ladles had sold numbers
tn. he having t lie lucky number.
There was a splendid display of
pumpkins and corn and this feature
attracted the men folks.
Tho ladles of tho aid wish to thank
one nnd all who helped to make this
entertainment so enjoyable and suc
cessful, and report $18.50 as- tho am
ount of the proceeds of the sale.
' E YOItk WOMEN SHOW
SYMPATHY KOIl II EC HE II
iM rni l-HKsS I.K1SKII WIIIK )
New York, Oct. 20 Extravagantly
worded letters, highly scented and he
ribboned, written by women, are pour
ing In on Becker. One referred to hlni
as "a hero sacrificed on the altar of
treachery," and another as a "victim
of the ninchlnations of social out
casts." After Flecker Is hi nN-need next Wed
nesday by Justice Guff he will be
taken in Slug Sing prNon to remain
unt 11 his appeal Is decided.
Mrs. Becker seemed ii-of- cheerful
today than at anv time since h'-r bus
band was convicted ami si -it an hour
with him In lils cell
Becker V'-hi-tiieiiily denied renorts
that bis defense had eosl him $25.1100.
That amount, l-e said, was by thou
sands of dollars more tban be owned,
and more than be ever evpected to
Ida ml Head on Bi -erl.
riTi:i iMir.ss i.Kvsi e vviiik.I
FI Centro. Cal.. Oct 20 IX-ad from
thirst, the body of John Mitchell for
merly an Inmate of the national sol
diers' home at Sawtelb-, Cal., wa
found on the desert 30 miles northeast
of Bradley, aocordlng to word received
The body was located eight miles
Murder of a Young Italian
Woman Said to Have Been
Committed in Revenge for
Exposing Gang's Secrets
t UNITED lMIKSH I.EAHKII Willi!.
Bridgeport, Conn., Oct. 20. That the
murder of Jennie Cavagllorl, a young
Italian woman, which occurred on a
lonely road near Stratford, where she
went with five men In an automobile
recently, was an act of revenge upon
her for having betrayed the secrets of
"white slavo" leaders, Is the belief of
Captain of Detectives Arnold here to
day. Arnold declared tho five men Impli
cated In the murder came to Bridge
port for the express purpose of killing
the woman because she bad betrayed
Hie organization's code, which pro
vides dlHflgiirment or death to any
person untrue, or any woman who
leaves the man who takes her earn
ings. Every Indication seems to link the
woman with the "white Hlave" traffic
In Chicago, New York and New Haven,
according to the police. They further
nssert that the woman's death Is con
nected with the recent "vice crusade"
'AY THE COSTS
(HI CONTIM'E THE CASE
Developments today between Secre
tary of State Olcott and State I'rlnter
Willis S. Dunlivny apparently will re
sult in either the secretary of statu
paying- the costs of the suit for tho
oi-stlng of the printer from tho stato
house, the dismissal of which Mr. Ol
cott requested Wednesday, or in a
ccntlnuatlon of tho suit In court.
Secretary Olcott, in dismissing the
suit, required a stipulation that the
litigants share the costs of the action.
Mr. Dunlway replies that Mr. Olcott
must either pay the costs or continue
to fight the ciiKe.
.11 A II Y LEO A III) WAS KIKST
WOtfAX LA WYE It IX STATE
Old opinions In the archives of the
supreme court show that Mary A.
lconard, the eccentric woman attor
ney, who died In Portland Thursday,
was the cause of an act of tho leg
islature In special session In 18sr.
making It legal for women to be ad
mitted to the bar In Oregon. Mrs.
I,eonnrd's story Is an Interesting one.
In 1877 she married Daniel (i. I-on-ard
at The Dalles. Shortly after
ward her husband died of poison, and
hIio was accused of big murder, but
later aoduitted. While In Jail she
studied law. In Washington territory
she was admitted to practice, but In
188.1, when sbo applied for admission
In Oregon, the supreme court refused
on the grounds that the state legisla
ture liad never made provision for
women to practice In this state. The
records show that, later In the same
yenr such a provision was made at a
special session, evidently nrlslnir from
the Incident wllh which she was con
nected. Mary Leonard was tho first
woman admitted to tho bar In this
state. She Is said to have been the
butt of many Jokes and pranks of the
main meflters of her profession at the
Multnomah county court bouse.
Ciiplun-il (lie Burglar.
Lust night Mrs. F. C. Hurt, who,
with with her husband, resldeH at 823
Ferry Btreet. discovered a man at
tempting to break Into their bouse.
The lady was badly frightened, and
tho burglar became alarmed and fled.
Mrs. Hart summoned lier biisliand and
one of the neighbors and gave them a
description of tho man. They soon
overtook tho man and brought him
back to the house for Identification by
Mrs. Hart. He was then taken to the
IDs case was called this morning,
and lie entered a lib-n of not guilty.
Ills trial will be held some time today
to Have Banquet
The Political Finality l-aguo of
Oregon will give n l)iiniuet at. tin.- Ho
tel Marlon Saturday, November 2.
The leaders of this league, which In
clude iimiiy prpiiilnent, oeople. In Ore
gon, have been hohlltie, meetings of
this kind throughout the state, and
the one promised for this city for a
week from today will be a notable
gathering on the subject of equal suf
frage. Many prominent speakers on
the woman suffrage question will
speak at the meeting here.
Mrs. Kdlth Toider-Weatherred Is In
the city In the Interest of thl move
ment, and will he one of the promi
nent speakers at the banquet.
I i '
Hate Turks Corraled.
Vienna, Oct. 20. Bulgarian
troops have cut off the retreat of
Muhktar F'a.sha, the Turkish
commander erroneously reported
captured, and the main bulk of
his army, according to dispatch
es Just received here.
Tho Turkish army will either
have lo surrender or submit to
annihilation. The Bulgarians
captured an Immense supply of
wnr material, Including two aer
SMALL CH.WCE TO
ESCAPE THE CIIAIH
Now York, Oct 2ti. I.lttlo hope of
escaping the electric chair I enter
tained hero by Harry llorrowltz, alias
"Gyp tho Blood," Whltey Lewis and
"Dago Frank" Clraficl, alleged actual
slayers of ltosenthal. They are said
to be thoroughly frightened, realizing
their chances of freedom is small,
even If they turn state's evidence Wil
liam Shapiro's confession, It Is said,
furnished District Attorney Whitman
with sufficient evidence to Insure con
viction. Two Killed
in an Auto
lyos Angeles, Cal., Oct. 20.
Plunging 2H0 feet In an automobile,
which Bkldded on a curve In tho San
ta Monica canyou and toppled over a
steep hillside, two men are dead to
day, and one man miraculously saved
himself by -Tumping. The dead:
John I). Mercereau, president of the
Mercereau Brldgo & Construction
(leorgo Whitfield West, of the en
gineering firm of Dessery & West.
Walker J. Walker, who was seated
In tho rear of the car, Jumped; just as
the machine went over the grade. He
was the only witness of the tragedy.
The road on which the accident oc
curred was built by Mercereau.
by the 0. A. C.
Through the regular college work,
Institutes, demonstration trains anil
lectures tho Oregon Agricultural Col
bgo has reached In the last two years
a total of 118,370 Oregonians, accord
ing to tho biennial report of the col-
logo, which was filed In the office of
the slate Hiipcrlnlondcnt of public in
nl ruction today. Altendancu in tho In
itltutlon In that, period has Increased
r7 per rent, says the report.
A remarkable feature of the Increase
In attendance has been the large num
ber of students who have enrolled
fr.uu other higher Institutions of
learning, which Is wild to bo larger
than ever before. The total enroll
ment nt the collego for the yegir 1!H I
1012 Is given us 20S0. Thin enroll
ment, represent 33 Oregon counties, 30
other slates and eight, foreign coun
During the bli-iinlum ending June
10, lii'i fanners' Instlliites were con
ducted by the college, and 10 Itinerant
schools of agriculture, at, which there
was an aggregate attendance of ,'!2.iu.'i
persons. Thirty-four other special In
stitutes were held. In the extension
work the faculty members of the col
lege num- Into contact with n total of
A demonstration train maintained
by the college and furnished by the
O.-W. It. N. Co., covered !t.r,2 miles
of territory In eaHlern Oregon, visiting
12 towns and Instructing l,Vi) people.
A poultry car. furnished by llie Sou Lit
er n Pacific, wuri out. 30 days, visited
:")(l towns and with the help of the
newspapers, gave Instruction to 2I,!32
p( I BOIIK.
Klghl.t-en members of the collego
facility spent a total of 2K!) days In the
extension work, reaching Hi.ilii) teach
ers and students of the state.
WOI'MI ITT A E N F
TO SOME mm: ril hl(iS
The sfnle purchasing board nnd the
money paid out to the governor's pri
vate secretary as clerk of several oth
er boards will be ilnie away with If
(I'overiior West's plan to reogiinlzo the
control of all slain IiibHIiiIIoiih, merg
ing their governing hoards ilndci
Inclusive board controlled by the gov
ernor, the secretary of slate and the
slate treasurer nialerlaliz'-s.
The Kill legislature creaied tin
slate purebiisiiig board, carrying an
appropriation of $7."i0O, with tin- pow
er to employ a secretary, who shall
receive no less than $':.'in annually.
Ralph Wiifson, private seeretury lo
tho governor, receives fljuu annually
In Hint capacity, ami nn inlililloniil
11200 as clerk of seven hoards, also
$l2.r,0 monthly from the hoards rep
resenting the Stale Training School,
the State School for the Feeble Mind
ed, the Tuberculosis Sanitarium and
the ICnsterii Oregon Insane asylum.
Tho total makes Mr. Watson's salary
J.'IOOO a year. The chief clerks ill the
offices of tho secretary of state and
the state treasurer each receive a sal
ary of $.'!00O.
of New Era
Representative Business Men
from All Sections of State
. to Meet in Portland Nov.
21"Home Industries Day"
Portland, Ore., Oct. 26. Thursday,
November 21, will be known In Ore
gon ns "Home Industries Day," by
proclamation of Governor West anil
Mayor Highlight and other mayors
of cities and commercial bodlcB. On
that day the first, convention of man
ufacturers from all over the stato will
be held in this city, concluding In the
evening with a grand banquet glvon
the guests of tho city by the Manu
facturers' association of this city.
That organization will expend a thou
sand dollars entertaining their guests
from all over Oregon In royal style.
The local committee consists of T.
.1. Mann, of the Pacific Stoneware Co.;
Arthur If. Hovers, of Closet Devers;
O. K, Helntz, of tho Pacific Iron
works; A. M. Hnradon, of Ilarndon H.
Son; W. F. Scott, of the Davis-Scott
Belting Co.; with Col. D. M. Dunne,
chairman of the executive comniltteo,
master of ceremonies at the banquet
finll, Insuring a grand entertainment.
All Manufacturer Invited.
One thousand invitations have been
sent out to the manufacturers nil over
the state, and with a thousand more
factories at Portland, great and small.
Hero Is material for n rousing blir meet
of tho men who employ 3(1,001) opera
tives nnd produce nn nnniinl product
of two hundred million dollars.
Tho program will Include nn ad
dress by (lovernor West on the Im
portance of homo Industries,, and a re
spoiiae by Mayor RushllglV who I
himself n manufacturer, according to
the terms of the United Slates census,
which Includes plumbing establish
ments as factories. There will be ad
dresses by big men nn transportation,
power, labor and subsidy problems.
This great convention nnd the cam
paign back of It will undertake to
reach all the people In the state on
one day with u strong plea for support
for the Oregim Industries, and to make
Oregon a greater and stronger state
Industrially. School children will he-
given talks by the teachers on the
home Industries, commercial clubs"
and merchants' organizations will bo
asked to consider how to enlarge the
market for home products, big land
Owners will be asked to consider the-
advisability of offering sites for Indus
tries and enhancing tho value of their
holdings by securing payrolls for
i A (Jrent Weeeinenl.
The Manufacturers' Association has
secured the assistance of Col. K. Hof
er, president of tho State Press As
sociation, In the handling of their
publicity work. A committee bus been
appointed to raise a. $25.11110 publicity
fund to advertise the products of the
Oregon factories, ami with nn organ
ization to be known as the Woman's
Home Industries League, will reach
every home for extension of the con
sumption of Made In Oregon products.
There was never a grearor move
ment started for the upbuilding of tho
stale than this one for Ihe extension
of the Industries. The energies of the
stale have gone largely Into boost
ing land values ami farm and orchard
products, nnd the lime has come for a
concentrated movement fo place the
factory alongside of the farm and fruit,
tract. The Manufacturers' Associa
tion propose 10 work band In hnnd
wllh the state development league, tho
chamber of commerce and all the live
organizations In Oregon. The work Is
I to be carried oil broad lines for the
development, of every Industrial cen
ter In Oregon, and to plant fndiistrlen
wherever the communities wants one.
and will offer the proper encourage
ment. I FI.I.S SIIIITEIiH HOW TO
AVOID ( A If SIIOIITAf.'K
In nn Interview given out this nfter
ii( on Stale Railroad Commissioner F.
J. Miller explains why, though the rail
roads have many more cars n service
ll-an ever before, a mIioi tage of cars Is
felt, and agricultural sbipiuenls are
moving slower than usual.
Tin- commissioner believes thai th)
rlnppors are at fault equally with tho
railroads In (bis difficulty, declaring
that ll is iiecessiiry that fliev loail ears
in which their shipments are inudo to
llielr fullest, capacity, thereby expedit
ing the shipments. The per car ton
nage in shipments has decreased th's
ci ason, slates Mr. Miller, lie strongly
uiges co-operation behveen tin- ehlp-pi-rs
and tho carriers.
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f I'm I i:n mess 1 1: si i w nil 1
Chicago, Oct. 20. - More th in lino
(' reeks, en route from San l-'rancisro
to take up arms against the Turks In
Ibo liallian war, are due here tomor
row. They will pmc 1 at once to
New York, where they will embark for
haute and live happy ever after thejr
secure a divorce.