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rlHE rIlp SALT ATTf1TATZ1 LAKE HERALD flPATm rI11Qn4v l9ESDAY QpIiiuIIR ji J1E 1 Elt 4 L 1906 1fl
IRRI IRRIGATION ATION Is IsTHE IS ISTHE
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Continued from page 1 1mation 1maton 1matfon
mation maton that a marrholdinshis nnholdinihls office officecould officecould
otce otcecCuld
could cCuld influence Infuence any one
Senator Senato Carter Care of Montana Motn also alsoI aI8owaved
waved va ved tn tW na lI1 t mqfe gr gruUy efuny aeo aeova
and dext dexfqis1y BPsl 14FC I3 Carc rt d d2qrys d2qryscredit s scredit
credit fo for first p pr1pging n llg fR J tt1P ptin F ard d
IrrlgntOl lrrlgatloij cpngg pngrs pon mot
Pot
I have met mahyftfohtariians many Montanians since
I camp g here h hqi Jg he he 1i sad p Ic 4 and d I 1 flpd that
they th ey re ff all a in In favour 1iV pvr F of p JrlggtJqp pnq rrlgatipp fp4 Then Thennepfj
thef nepfj as s jaugjvter Iiup t J jin cheeps gven v n by byyearly
thE thQ igatqp s gat hq q hx fni he hear l f joke jokeyearlj
yearly yearlj at tEe t congress consess congress since sinc f iS9l7 iS9l7Chamberlain 1891 1891Chamberlain isbiChamberlain
Chamberlain of Oregon Oregont OregonGoveror OregonGovernor
t Governor Goveror Chamberlain Chamberlaln of Oregon Oregonmade Oregonmade Oregonmacis
made one of the responses to the ad ¬
dress of welcome welcomeMr wetcomer
Mr r Chamberlain is not a good speak speakr sek
rr r but he radiates good humor and
the tht audience liked lked him immediately
and liked Iked him hlmbetcr better the longer he
t0Jked t toiI Jked e which may serve serve to explain why
Jje 11 can can overcome the tremendous nor ¬
mal n81 Republican Republcn majority of Oregon nO
He said sald he was much interested in
Idaho T aho polities pottcto pottctoand and had had Inquired iterested at a astation astaton
station staton of a resident about conditions conditons
Do you ou know Governor Gooding
Chamberlain fhamberlaln asked of the Idahoan Idahoanwho Idahoa
who ho happened to o be a Swede
Yas I tank I know him He ban ban6nP bann ban5np
6nP n pretty prety good god fallor fallorDo f fallorS lor lorDo
S Do you know Judge Stockslager
Yas Ya I tank I know him hi Ho one onepurty onepurty onepurty
purty good fallen fallenThen raier raierThen fallerS
S Then who has the best show
S I tank tnk Ringling Ringlng Brothers have the theBt
best Bt show
Governor Chamberlain Chlmberlafn added that he
is still stil in doubt as to the governor governorship governorship governorshIp ¬
ship shipMuch
Much covert amusement ausement was given gEvenS
S those well wel informed infoned in Idaho politics
by the message of the president to con congress conrpss congross ¬
gross rpss in which Mr Roosevelt dealt dealtwith
deal
with wih the question ques on of forest reserves reseres
Senator Dubois has ha aided the presi ¬
dent lnt materially materialy in the forest reserve reserverogram
program rogram and SejnatOr SenatOr Heyburn and
Congressmen tongessmen French Fr nch of Idaho have
been opposing oppslng the extension of the re resorves rerYe8 rerves
sorves rYe8 with equal zeal but far less suc success uc ucPfS ucP55 ¬
cess PfS Forestry is to be discussed at
tomorrow evenings session and Sen Senator Senator Sonatar ¬
ator Heyburn is scheduled to speak
Senator Dubois was asked today to
be bE b present at the session esion1 tor to answer answercbuM
freybUNu cbuM Hp declined d Cl QLet < Lfet Lt Mr
Roosevelt answer him he said
Read the presidents greetings geetngs to the theCtngress thengress thecngress
Ctngress < ngress to him himUtahns hlmrtahns hImVtahns
Utahns who y yhoaT ol iye o Jiere regret much
the th absence of Senators Smoot and
Sutherland and Congressman Howell
Governor Go r r Cutter Congesman will wI be here Howel in the
morning mrnIngto to o lend the dignity digniy of his of ¬
lee le to the delegation delegton but still sti it I is
thought the congressional delegation
should Ihould have been present particularly partcularly dClegaton
as s the problems to be discussed are na ¬
tional In character as well wel as of state
Interest ltoret to t Utah UtahHelds Utb UtbH Utahifekis
Helds H l s band rivalled rIvaled Vice President
Fairbanks this evening as an n attrac ¬
lion ton The band gave a concert atrac just a
block from the city ciy hall hal where Mr Mralrbanks
Fairbanks was scheduled to speak on onquestions onQustons onquestions
questions Qustons appropriate to Labor day
Lbor
Several eve l tlmds thn s the band interrupted
him but he waited patiently patenty and the therowd theIrowd therowd
rowd made no protest Those who whopaid whopaid
paid more attention ate ton to the te band en
Joyed It much and ad during durin the whole
Tong prpgram pJgra n z dense pse crowd was
packed about IjbouttIie bouf the q band ard stand standfcTHE standiHE stan1TJ1E
fcTHE iHE TJ1E bAY IN DETAIL DETAIL DETAILRoosevelts DETAILRoosevelts I IRoosevelts
Roosevelts Letter Leter and Address of ofFairbanks ofFairbanks ofFairbanks
Fairbanks FairbanksBoise FairbanksBoise FairbanksBnlse
Boise Ida Sept 3 3More More than a thou ¬
sand delegates representing representng ropres nUng about half hal of
the te states of the union were present preent to ¬
day when the national natonal irrigation irrigaton congress
assembled for its is fourteenth annual congcss ses ¬
sion iron
S SOregon
sionOregon
Oregon was represented by b nearly 200
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delegates delpgate Utah sent selt nearly as many may and
tfca tlA eatTWtfnTSrDelegation IQ legnton of about sixty
cns aR third thrd In numbers numbersFalrbanlcg
VicnPrc3ldent VjpPr sldeit Fairbanks Farbanlu who arrived
nt 1t Boise before daylight daJJght this morning Iornlng
was 31 escorted to the theater theter In Riverside
nark at 11 oclock ocock and received a hearty
welcome Vp1ome the audience standing and ap
pTaudlng for fully fUl a minute minuteCalled minuteCalJe minuteCaijed
Called CalJe CalJeltc ltc tc Order OderImmediately Orderrmmdaely rder rdertmmedaelY
Immediately = after afer the arrival of the
vice Jp president p dft the te congress was called caled to toorder tocrder
order crder by L W V Shurtliff Shurtlfr congress of Ogden first
vice le J predent Governor George C Par frst
dee of1 bf r California
Calfornli president of the con congress congpss congress ¬
gress gpss was detained in California CalCornla and ad will
not be nresant nresantJames Dr s nt ntJamos S SJames wi
James Jamos A Pinney PlnlcJ niayor rtjiaBoIso R Bolso o1so and andovernor andovernor
Governor < overnor Frank R 1Jyor Goodlnaiwvqlcomed GOOdl W lcomcd
state stateGovernor the thf delegates to the capita cap1u of o the t1e Gem Gemstate GemEtat Coinstate
Governor overnor Gooding spoke at some length lengthof lengtho
of o the thf several severl great irrigation Irrigaton projects projectsnow projectsno projectshOW
now no In course of completion in Idaho
The convention conventon was roused to applause applausevhen applausewhen
vhen when hen Governor Gooding referred to Pres ¬
ident Ifpnt Roosevelt Roosevelt stating sltng that it was at St StAnthony StAnthony
Anthony iu luthe the state of Idaho where
President Roosevelt six years ago made
his hI first promise to the west to give his hiseupport his8upport hissupport
support to the movement for the enact enactment enactment ¬
ment of a national natonal reclamation reclamaton law The Thegreat Thegreat rhegreat
great Irrigation Irigaton work in Idaho now nowrearing nowTiparng nowrarIng
rearing Tiparng completion he said were the thefruition th th1rulUQn
fruition of this promise made by b Presi President 1osi 1osidfn Frositient ¬
dent dfn t Roosevelt RooseveltTnitad Rooscvelt RooscveltlYnlt Roosevelttnltod
Tnitad lYnlt d Siates stef Sates Senator Fred Jred T Dubois Duboisf Duboistldnb
< > f tldnb Idaho Voiced o ced Idahos welcome to Vice i
VlcePresldent Fairbanks
President Fairbanks Sand d when he hetouched hetouched hetouched
touched upon national natonal politics poltcs referring
to the vice president pr sldent as n a possible pres presderitlal ¬
idential I candidate the convention conventon re responded responded responded ¬
sponded with wih the heartiest heartest applause JPplause
Senator Dubois declared that if it should
transpire that the vice president should
load the grea greats party of which he is a
distinguished distngished nrember nteber and if fate should J
decree that he be the net president the thepeople thepeople thepeople
people of Idaho would feel assured that thatthey thatthey thatthey
they had a most ardent supporter In the thepresidential thepresIdental thepresidential
presidential presIdental office for the vice president presidentsaid preident preidentsad presidentsaid
said sad Senator Dubois DuoIs has been one of the themost themost themost
most consistent advocates of legislation legislationfor logislaton logislatonfor
for the reclamation reclamaton of the arid aridregions aridregionsA regions regionsA
A letter leter from President Roosevelt was wasread wasread wasread
read It I follows followsMessage folows folowsMessage followsMessage
Message From Roosevelt RooseveltWashington Rooseveltashllgton RooseveltWashington
Washington ashllgton Aug 28 2To 28To To the Officers Officersand Offcers Offcersand Officersand
and Members llembcrs of tnd tb Irrigation Irrigaton Congress Congrels CongressBoise
Boise Ma MaOperations HnOperatons NaOperations
Operations Operatons under the reclamation reclamaton act actwhich actwhich actwhich
which I signed on June 17 1902 19 have been beencarried beencarried beencarried
carried oh energetically energetcaly during the four fouryears tourears fouryears
years ears since that date The reclamation reclamationservice reclamaton reclamatonservIce reclamationservice
service consisting COnSISt g of over 400 4 skilled sk1od en engineers enbnccr engineera ¬
gineers and exports ep rts in various vrious lines lnes has hasbeen hasbeen
been bnccr organized and nd it is now handling handlng the thework t thework o owork
work with wih rapidity rapidiy and effectiveness effectivenessConstruction effectveness effectvenessConstructon effectivenessConstruction
Construction Constructon is already well wel advanced on ontwentythree ontwentthree ontwentythree
twentythree great enterprises In the arid aridstates arIdstates aridstates
states and territories terriorie Over 1000000 100 acres acresof acresot acresof
of land bnvo avt been laid out for Irrigation Irrigationand Irrigton Irrigtonand
and of this 200000 200 acres are now under underditch underditch underditch
ditch SOO 80 miles mies of canals cnals and ditches diches and
30000 300 feet of tunnel have been completed completedand
and 16000000 1600 cubic yards of o earth and
3000000 300 cubic yards ards of rock have been beenmoved beenmoved beenmoved
moved Detailed Detaled topographic topogaphic surveys surveyshave surveyshave
surveJs surveJshave
have been extended over 10000 100 square squaremiles squaremies squaremiles
miles mies ol country rountr within wihin which the re reclamation reclamaton reclamation ¬
clamation clamaton work is located and 20000 20 miles miiesof mUesot milesof
of level levc lines lnes have been run Three hun hundred hundred bundred ¬
dred buildings buiding including offices and andsleeping andsleeping andsleeping
sleeping quarters for workmen have bean beanerected beonerected beenerected
erected by the reclamation recamaton service senice and andabout andabout
about an equal number by b the contractors contractorsOver contractorsOver contractorsOver
Over 10000 100 men and about 5000 50 horses are areat areat areat
at present employed employedThe emploe employedThe
The period of general surveys and ex examinations examinatons cxaminations ¬
aminations aminatons for project Is past Effort EfQrt is isnow i inow inow
now concfentratea cnc ntrataa In getting gettns the water waterupon waterupon waterupon
upon a sufficient aroa Jron of Irrigable Irigole land Ianc in ineach Ineacq Ineach
each each project projet to put ut Ifc l on a revenue revenuethis pro producing produclng
ducing haJa basis Tn bllng hrg al all P the reVJnue proje projehts ts p pthis othis
this point will w1 require reqIlra upw upward upwards t 400 40000
000 0 which amount it is I estimated will wf be beavailable heaalobl beavailable
available aalobl from the receipts ostmatDQ frontthedis frontthedisposal from frontthed1spqsal the dls dlspQsal ¬
pQsal of public publc lands for the years Yaarsl91 1901
1908
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1908We We may well wel congratulate onngntulato ourselves ourselvesupon ourselvesupon
upon the rapid progress already alread made modeami madeand madeand
and rejoice that the infancy of the work workhas workhas workhas
has been safely passed But we must not notforget notforget notforget
forget that there are dangers danger and diffi difficulties diff diruicultien ¬
culties cultes still ahead and that only un unbroken unbroken unbroken ¬
broken vigilance efficiency ffciency Integrity and andRood andood andgood
Rood ood sense vlgllnce will wi suffice sufce to prevent disaster disasterThere disasterThere disasterThere
There Is now no question queston as a to where the thework the1ork thework
work 1ork shall shal be done how it shall shal be done doneor doneor I
or the th precise precse way in which the expendi expenditures expenditures ¬
tures tUrlS shall shal be made made All Al that is settled settledThere satted sattedThere settledThere I
There There remains however the critical critcal ques question queston questlon ¬
tion of how best to utilize utize the reclaimed reclaimedactual reclaimedlands
ton
lands b by puting putting th them m Into the hands oC oCactual ofactual I
actual actual cultivators cultvators and home makers make rs who whowill whowill
will return the original orignal outlay outay in annual annualinstallments annualInstaJment annualInstallments I
installments InstaJment paid back into the reclama reclamation reclamaton reclamatlon ¬
tion ton fund the question QUfston o ot seeing that tat the thelands thelands
lands are used for homes home and not for forpurposes forpurposes forpurposes
purposes of sneculatlon sneculaton or for the building buildingup buiding buidingup
up of large fortunes fortunesNot fortunesNot fortunesNot
Not a Simple Question QuestionThis Queston QuestonuThl5 QuestionThis
This question qUeton Is by no means mean simple simpleIT simpleI
IT Is easy eas to make plans and spend spendmoney spemlmone spendmoney
money mone I During uring the th time tme when the gov government governmont goveminent ¬
eminent Is making a great geat Investment like likethis lte ltethis lilcethis
this the njen m n In chargq are praised prised and andthe andthe andthe
the rapid progress progess Is commended But Butwhen Butwhen Butwhen
when the time tme comes for the government governmentto t tto
to demand the refund of the Investment Investmentunder investmentunder
under the terms ters of the law then the law lawitself lawitself lawitself
itself will wi be put to the test tet end the thequality thequnilty thequsilty
quality of Its It administration administraton will wi appear appearThe appearHThe appearThe
The pressing danger just now springs springsfrom springstrom springsfrom
from the thE th desire of nearly nearl every man to toget toget toget
get hold and hold hlld as much land as he hecan hecan hecan
can whether he can handle it profitably profitablyor
or not and whether or not it is Is for the theinterest theInterest theInterest
interest of the community communlt that he should < I
have it f The prosperity of the present
irrigated areas came from the subdivi subdivision subdivision subdivisian ¬
sion of the land and the consequent inten intensive intensive Intensivo ¬
sive cultivation cultvation With Wih an adequate sup supply BUPpl supply ¬
ply pl of water a n farm of five acres In Insome Inome hiS
some parts of the arid aid west or forty fory S
acres elsewhere Is as large as may bo bosuccessfully besucccsfu1iy i isuccessfully
successfully tilled tUed by one family famU When S
therefore a man attempts attempt to hold 1GO 1i 1iacres
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acres of land completely irrigated by gov
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When Wll Wii ti the tq painters pain r ters and carpenters catpenters r o othrough get getthrough getthrough get
through the th Hart Schaffner Schafner Marx MarxClothing M MarxClothing rx rxGlothing
Clothing is going to be b displayed like likethe lik likthe likethe
the best be t readytowear clothing in the thet theworld tbevorl theworld
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world vorl ought O to be Did von XP you 1 tg < O get e < et i youi yqiir yqiirKnox t tr
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ernment work otk he is preventing others othersgovernment I
preventng
from acquiring a home and Is actuall actualb actualbkeqplng
keepIng down the pop populatlonof ton of thestate thestatepeculaton thestatpecuIatlon S
peculaton pecuIatlon in lands reclaimed by the thegovernment I
government must be e checked at what whatever whatever whatever ¬
ever cost The object of the reclamation reclamationact reclam Uon Uonact L
act is not to make money but to make
I homes Therefore the requirement of the thereclamation
tereclamation
reclamation act that the size of the farm farmunit farmunit te L
unit shall shal be limited lmied in each region to
the area which will w1 comfortably sup ¬
port on family famiy must be enforced in letter letterandin
andin and In spirit spiri This T ls does not mean leter leterand that thatthe thatthe
the farm unit shall shal be sufficient suficient for the thepresent thepresent
present family famiy with Its future grown grownchildren
children chidren and grandchildren sran chidren but qut ut rather gown gownchidren
that during the ten years of o payment
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the area assigned for each eacl family shall shal I
bo sufficient sullcl nt to support It I When once I
the farms have been fully tuly tilled tied by free ¬
holders little ltte danger of land monopoly monopo1will
will wf remain remainShould remainShould remainShould
Should Make Law L w Effective EffectiveThs EffectiveThis effectIveThis
This great meeting meetng of practical practcal irriga
tors should give particular partcular attention atenton to this thisproblem thisproblem tht thtproblem
problem and others of the same kind You Youshould Youshquld I Ishquld
shquld and I doubt not that you will willgive wi willgive
give your effectual support to the off officers offcern ¬
oCI oCIcers
cers or o of the government In making the re reclamation rdclamation
clamation clamaton law successful in all al respects respectsand respectsand p
and particularly partcularly in getting gettng back the orig ¬
inal investment so that the money may nia r
be used again and again in the comple ¬
tion ton of other projects and thus In the thegeneral thegenera1 S Sgenerali
general extenison of prosperity prosperiy in the thewest th thwest
west Until Unt It has been proved that this thisgreat thisgreat thu 3 3great
great investment of J40000000 400 in irrigation irrigationmade I Imade
irrigaton irrigatonmade
made by the government will wi be returning
to the treasury teasury It Is useless to expect expec t
that the people of the country will wi con consider consider consider ¬
sider direct appropriations appropriatons for the work
Let us givo the reclamation reclamaton service a achance achance L Lchance
chance to utilize utlze the present Investment Investmenta t ta
a second sEcond time tme before discussing such in Increase increase ¬
crease I look forward with wih great con ¬
fidence to the result resultBy resultBy resultBy geat
j By the side of the reclamation recaaton service serice D
there has ha grown grow up another service of ofnot otnot o f fnot
not less les interest and value to you ou of the thewest thewest th e ew i
west w This is the forest service which whichwas whichwas 1 1was
was created when the charge of the for forest forest forest ¬
est reserves reseres was transferred from the in ¬
terior department to the department depJrtmcnt of ofagriculture otagrloultlre a f fagrloulttire
agriculture agrloultlre The T e forest policy qf the ad administration admint administration ¬
polcy
ministration mint tra Jon Whph hlph the forest service Is Isengaged faengaged I S Sengaged
engaged in carrying out is based as I
have often ofen said sal on the vigorous purpose 0 s
to t i make mf1 e every resoiirbe of the he forest for st re reserves resorvos reservos ¬
serves contribute In the tle highest hlg eJt degree egre a i
to the permanent prosperity prosperiy of the peo people people peopie ¬
ple who depend dep ld upon them If I ever the th C
time tme should come when the th western for forests foresis ¬
ests are destroyed there will wi disappear disappearwith r rwith
with them thtm the prosperity prosperi of the stock stockman stockman stockman ¬
man the miner the lumberman and the therailroads theriroads th C Crailroads
railroads riroads and most important of all al the thesmall thosmal th a asmall J
small smal ranchman who cultivates cultvates his own S
land I know that you ou are with wit me in ii S i
the Intention intenton to preserve the timber tmber the thewater thewater th 0 0water i
water and the grass by using usln them fully
ful
but wisely and conservatively conservathel We pro propose propose propose ¬
pose to do this through the freest and andmost am I Imost
most cordial cooperation cooperaton between the thegovernment thegovtrnmtnt tb e egovernment
government govtrnmtnt and every man who Is in insympathy Ii a asympathy
sympathy with this policy p 1 C the th wisdom of ofwhich ofwhich o f I Iwhich
which no man who knows the facts can a
for a moment doubt doubtGood doubtGood doubtGood
Good Word for Forest Service ServiceIt ServiceI
It I is now low less le s than two years since the th 5
forest service was established establshed It I had hadgreat a aIzc agreat 1
great task before Ito itto create o reorgan
Ize the service senice on a hundred forest re reEerves resencs reserves
serves sencs and to ascertain and meet the very ver hr hrdifferent f
different local conditions conditons and local needs needsall needsal 3 8all
all al over the west This task Is not fin fn ¬
ished and of course it i could not have hay EJ
been finished in so short a A time tme But Bu t
the work has been carried forward with withenergy withenerg 11 11energy i
energy energ and intelligence Intelgence and enough has hastbeen ha s
been done to show how our forest foret policy pOlcy y f
is working out outThe outThe outThe
The result of first Importance to you youas youas U Uas j
as irrigators irrgators is this The Te forest service e
has proved that forest fires can be serice con controlled controle ¬
trolled trole by b controlling ontrolng them Only Onl one
tenth of 1 per cent of the area of the for forest forest forest ¬
est reserves reeres was wa burned over in 1905 195 This Thisachievement Thisachievement Tb Tbachievement s
achievement was wa due to the th forest for t ser service service setvice ¬
vice and andto to the effective eCtcctve assistance a5lstanc assistan of set ¬
ters tiers and others In and near the reserves
Everything Everthlnt the th government has ever spent spentupon spentupon spen tt ttupon
upon its forest work is i a n small smal price to topay t 0 0pay i
pay for the knowledge that the streams streamswhich streamswhich S Swhich
which make your our prosperity can be and andare andare an d dare
are being freed from the everpresent 1
threat of forest fires firesThe firesThe
frts frtsHThe
The longstanding and formerly bitter biter r
differences diferences between tho th stockmen and an U
the forest officers offcers are nearly learly all ni settled setled I
Those which remain are In process of set c1 c1tleznent ¬
tlement tement Hearty cooperation exists exlst al almost a1mos 1 1most ¬
most mos everywhere ve here between betwe the he oftl officersdf t
theforest the forest service servi < e and the tle TOcaTiioeiii locaT l calass assopia el
cta
tions tons of stockmeji stoclcmt who arc appointing appointng ad advisory d dvlsory I Ivisory ¬
visory committees which are
commitees systemati systematically systemat I Ically ¬
cally caly consulted consuled by the forest service servJte on onall onal o U Uall
all al questions quesions in which they are concerned I
This most mOJt satisfactory satsfactor condition conditon of mu I ¬
tual help will be as welcome to you as to t 0
the administration administraton and to the stockmen I
To the th stockmen stoctmen it means more and more morecertain morecertain mor e ecertain
certain grass to you ou because bfcau e of the bet ¬
ter protection protecton and wiser use of the range
it means steadier streamflow and more morewater morewater e ewater
water waterThe waterTe waterThe The Te sales of forestreserve orestreenp timber tmber to tosettlers tosetl I 0 0settlers
settlers setl rs minors lumbermen and other otherusers otherusers othe r rusers
users are increasing very ver rapidly rnpJdy and In i n
that way also the reserves arc ar r success 1 ¬
fully ful meeting meetng a growing neefl neeflSettlement nee necilSettlement 1
Settlement Setlement Not Retarded RetardedLands R RetardedLands tarded tardedLands
Lands In the forest
reserves that are aremore aremore at Sc Scmore
more valuable for agriculture agriculure than for fo er
forest purposes are being opened to set ¬
tlement t ment and an entry as fast as their agricul agricultural agrlculUral 1 1ttiral ¬
Ural character can ca be ascertained There ThoreIS C
is therefore no longer excuse for saying sayin g
that the reserves resere retard the legitimate legitimatesettlement legitmate legitmatesettement e esettlement
settlement settement and development of the coun 1 ¬
try On the contrary they promote and andsustain andsustain an d dsustain
sustain that development and they will WI
wi
do so in no way wa more powerfully than tha
through their thelr direct contributions contributons to the theschools theschool8 Ui te teschools
schools Bnd nd roads Ten per cent of all al a Ii
the money received from the forest re reserves reseres r rserves ¬
serves seres goes to the states for the use of ofthe ofthe c If Ifthe
the counties countes in which the r rqserves serves lie lii e
to be used for schools te
and roads The Theamount Thenmount Tli te teamount
amount of this thls contribution contributon Is nearly 70 0
OQO 0 for the first rst year It I will wi grow stead I ¬
ily Iy larger and will wi form a certain and andpermanent andpermanent an d dpermanent
permanent source of income which would wouldnot wouldnot woul d dnot
not have been the case with wih the taxes taxeswhose taxeswhose taxe s swhose
whose place it I takes takesFinally takesFinal takesFinally
Finally Final a a body of Intelligent InteUgent practical practicalwelltrained prctcal prctcalweltrained 1 1welltrained
welltrained weltrained men citizens citzens of the west wes est t
Is isbeing being built buit up upmen upmen men in whose hands the thepublic thepUblc tl I0 I0public
public pUblc interests Irterests including your own are areand areand ai e eand
and will w1 be safe safeAll safeHAn safeAll
HAn All these results resuls are good but they the
have not been achieved by the forest ser service servIce se t tvice ¬
vice alone On the contrary contrar they tbe repre represntalso represntalso 3 3sntalso
sntalso the needs and suggestions of the thepeople thepeople Ui e epeople
people of of the whole west They embody embodyconstant embodycorstan embod y yconstant
constant corstan changes and adjustments to toI t 0 0I
I
nlet ret the the f fq uggtIos p ittgJ ap fleeds eed s I 1 13
forest jest poll 1 of or t1 QQ CgV Qnmept apf rnm mt in t 1
West cst has aa now become what the west de desired
sired it to be It I is a a national natonal policy polcy
wider than the boundaries boundaie of q any an state stateaq
and aq larger than the interests of of any any ny single
industry Industr Of course courfe it i cannot give any
set of men m nexacty exactly what they would wouldchoose wouldchoose
choose Undoubtedly the irrigator would wouldofellke
often ofellke like to have less stock on his water watersheds
sheds while whie the stockman wants more
The lumberman lumberma would like lke jto t o cut more moretmber
timber tmber the settler setler and the miner would
often like him to cut ut less The Th county countylumberman cc unty untyauthorites
authorites authorities want tp see more money om
Ing In for schools and roads whie while the
lumberman lumberman and ad stockman object to the therise therse therise
rise rse In value of timber tmber and grass But Butthe Butthe
the theinterests Interests of the te people p op1e as CS a whple whpleare Whpleare
are I repeat safe in the hands of the theforest
forest service serviceB
By B keeping the public pUblc forest in the thepublc
public publc hands our forest policy polcy substitutes substitutesthe substtutes substtutesthe
the good of the whole people for the pro
fits fis of the privileged privieged few With Wih that t t re r rsui
suitnone sui suIt none will wU quarrel except e cept the men menwho
who are losing the chance of personal 1 pro
fit ft at the public publc expense expenseOur expenseOur pcrol
Our western 1e terJ forest for st policy polcy is based baed up upQn
on meeting meetng the wishes of the best bet public publicsentiment publc publcsentment publicsentiment
sentiment sentment of the whole west It I proposes proposesto propo es esto
to crest new reserves reseres wherever forest forestlands torestland forestlands
lands land still tJ vacant vacnt are found In the public publicmade
domain and tQ give the reserves already alreadymade
made the highest possible usefulness to topeople toal
al all the people > eop Ie So f far r our promises to the thepeople
l
people In Sn n regard lo to to It have ali fU all beenmade been made ade adegood
good and 1 have faith faih that this policy policybecause pollcwi
wi will be carried to successful ucces tll completion
completon completonbecause
because I believe that the 116 people of the thewest thewest
west are are behind It I Sincerely yours yoursTHEODORE yoursTHEODORE
THEODORE ROOSEVELT ROOSEVELTVice 1OO EYWLf EYWLfVice
Vice President Fairbanks F lrbanlcs was then t en in introduced Introduced
troduced and delivered delverer an address addressFalrbanKs addresf addressFalrbanKs
FairbanJs FalrbanKs Address AddressHMr
HMr Mr President and Members ers of the Na
1lem
tlonal tIonal tlonalIrrlgatlon Irrigation Irrigaton Congress 1t it is Impossible
t to exaggcate Xa fel ate the Importance of Impssible the work
in which you are engaged It I is fraught fraughtwith
with farreaching 1arrpachhig interest not only to the thepresent thepresent
present but to the future futlre ft f Is a a subject i ito
to which I have given considerable atten
tloii ton during my public publc service senlce for I have hayeeen
been een a firm frm believer belever In the feasibility of ofnatonal ofnational
feaibity
national natonal irrigation irrgton as now contemplated
In the arid and semiarid serlarld regions It t
will wu bring under uder cultivation cultvaton regons large areas
of o f the public pUblc domain which would other otberwise
wise habitable habltabJoThe remain remaO < sterile sterle and practically practcly unln
The rapid increase of population populaton and anc
the t he preemption preempton and settlement settement of the thearable
arable portions of the public lands has
publc
rendered rendere r It Important that we should re reclaim
claim c the waste places place and nd make them themproductve
productive productve p through a a wise Irrigation sys system
Irrigaton
tern t ern which lies beyond be ond the capacity of in
dividual d effort efort This hls policy Is Jn the high highest
POlcy
cst e st degree degee beneficent It not only en
larges l arges the field of wholesome individual IndIvidualopprtunny
opportunity opprtunny o but it in n a very especial cpecaJ
degree degee d egree of national natonal significance sigificance aI It I In IncreaSes
creases c the opportunity opportuniy for the develop
ment of the agricultural agicultural regions r of the therepublc
republic republc r for multiplying the gons number of
American Americn farms farmS and American Aerican homes
thereby t augmenting the great conservative
augentng gcat conseratve
forces f orces which are the surest reliance relance and andsafeguard andsafegard S
safeguard safegard of our political poltcal institutions
Insttutons
I firmly believe beleve that hat tho most conserva ¬
tive tve elements will wi always be found upon uponcultural
the farm You wJI will generaly generally find among
the miions mIllions throughout the great agrt
agJ agJculural
cultural culural regions less tendency than th n else elsewhere elsewbere elsewhere
where to inconsiderate and hysterical h stcrlcal
Judgment JudgmentIrrigation judgent judgentIrrigation
Irrigation Is Practical PracticalThe PracticalThe
The general subject which Is under underconsideration underconsideraton
consideration consideraton is one of those great prac pracI
tical tcal everyday questions questons which require I
the application applcaton of good business sense
The real benefactor we w understand understn4 is the theone theone
one who makes two blades blades ot grass grow growwhere growwhere
where one grew gew before Those who have
been engaged In the th promotion of Irrlga
tlon ton fall fal most distinctly distncty promoton within wihin this defl deflnition definiton detir
nition niton and are benefactors of their day dayand da daand r
and kind They have the satisfaction satsfacton of oJ
knowing that they have In a a measure pro promoted promote
moted mote the Interest and welfare of the
home makers The home builders buiders of 01
America Aerica have been and are as a rule 01L a L
hardy people in love with nature and andenamored ad adenamored ajc ajcenamored I
enamored of their institutions Insttutons They have havethus
thus far overcome overcme many of the seemingly
impossible obstacles of nature in the great great greatarid greatarid
arid and semiarid regions and hat nateerected hate hateerected haterected
erected their th lr habitation habiaton regons and made prosper prosperous prosperous prosperous
ous apd happy neighborhoods They aro aroentitled aroetted
entitled etted to all al ih success success In their beneficent beneficententerprise bteffcent bteffcententerprise L
enterprise Some of our wisest states statesmen statemen
men of a not no very remote past pat had but
little ltte ponception onc pton pt the th possibilities PQ Bibfte which whichmany whl whlmany
many of you have opened up to our coun countr countt t
try tr tt and i ur civilization cfvIfaUon We y Te may well wellbelleve wel
belleve 1elhwe that tho wfthour with Qur larger experience experiencei
and greater gQQter light we have no Inadequate Inadequatea
a conception of a the vast possibilities pOBsJ of ofthis o othis I
this thlf western section of the country IJtes as asmanv a S I
many of our predecessors had Ue of the large largedevelopment S SdeveThpment I Idevelopment
development which has already alrea y been ac accompllshed accomplshed accomplished
compllshed complshed The growth of irrigation irrigationthus irrlg lrrigdtlotthus ton tonthus
thus far r is largely due to individual and andcrporate an I Icorporate
corporate crporate enterprise It I has been carried carriedon carred carredon carre I
on by our people for many man years in inmore a amore 1
more or less peorp satisfactory sat6factor satiefactoryway pay but It has hasnot S Snot
not been until unti recently recenty tnc1 tlC subject of na national natonal natiorial
tional tonal consideration cnsldera n No one can appre apprcelate apprecate appredate
elate cate the magnitude magniude and the possibilities possibilitiesof possibites S Sof I Iot
of the reclamation reclamaton service In which the thenational thenational
national government is engaged and andwhich andwhich ane I
which you are met to encourage who aneS has hasnot ha hanot S
not looked upon what Irrigation IrJgton has al already a1read already
ready read accomplished accomp1shed Go G into the valleys valleysof valeys valeysof S
of Arizona California Clfornia Colorado Idaho IdahoMontana Jdahofontana Idaho1ontana C SC
Montana New Mexico M xlco Nevada Nevada Oregon OregonUtah OregonUtah OregonUtah
Utah Washington Washingon Wyoming and so on onand onand t tand
and some conception concepton can cn be gained of the thewondrous tb a awondrous
wondrous possibilities possibites of the gned future by b bwhat r rwhat
what has ha already been done Fruits vege vegetables vegetables vegetables
tables grains and grasses gasses of almost l1most every everyvariety ever V
gans ever
variety are produced in profusion prfusion upon uponIands upoilands tl Vtl
lands Iands which but a a few years ago a o seemed semcd semcdto seemeeto
to the casual observer absolutely abo
csual obseJer utely value valueless valueless valueless
less and beyond the hope of cultivation cultivationEJ cultvaton cultvatonI
I have observed obsered In many places to employ V
the language langage of Whittier Whitter WhitterOrchards I
Orchards sweep swce p 1
Apple and fruit trees fruited deep
Fair as the garden gaden of the Lord Lrd LrdMeans LordMeans
Means Certain Crops CropsIrrgated CtopsIrr1gated
Irrigated Irrgated lands are made to yield yieldmanyfold yieliinanyfold Iel Ielmanyfold
manyfold more than the best unlrrlgated unlrrlgatedlands unlrrigatedlands LI LIlands
lands and the certainly certinly of good crops cropsseems cropssecms S Ssecms
seems secms to be b assured asured There is a guaran guaranty
ty against aganst the blighting blghtnJ effects of garau garauty drouth drouthand droutband drouthiand
and the Intelligent Intelgent husbandman Is certain certainof i iof
of a n bountiful bo nttul yield as the fruit of his hisbefore hi S
Indust industry The desert Js fast disappearing dIsappearinbefore
before b rore the magic touch of American ge genius genius genlus ¬
nius thrift and pluck What a few fewyears tewyears fe feyears
years ago seemed to be impossible Is now no nobeing
being accomplished accomplshed It I has been demon demonstrated demonstrated demonstrated ¬
strated that there is no investment which whichhas whichhaa hic h hhas
has yielded better beter or surer results resuls that thatmoney thatmoney tha t tmoney
money spent splnt In the t e construction constructon of teas tca ¬
ible irrigation Irigaton works It I is estimated estmated d i
that lh t some ten millions miions of acres are now no V
irrigated through individual and corporate corporateeffort corporateefort 0 0effort i
effort efort and that tho value of our agricult agricultural agricultural ¬
aglcul
ural products h has nas s been een thereby thereb Increased 1
in the sum of more than a hundred and andfifty and andfft an a afifty I
fifty fft millions milons of dollars dolars per annum It I I t
is also estimated estmated that this annual in increase Increase Increase ¬
crease is in excesS excess7of exces of the total cost of a pf
irrigation Irrigaton works through which it I is made madepossible madepossible e epossible
possible possibleWhen possibleV possibleWhen
When V hen we ve e consider in addition additon to the th e >
large money value of the increased annual annualyield annualJeld annue LI LIyeld I
yield Jeld through throuSh irrigation irrigaton the many Inci Incidental Incidental i idental ¬
dental benefits benefis resulting resultng therefrom the themagnitude themagiude th e emagnitude s
magnitude magiude and importance of the subject subjectof t tof
of appreciated appreciatedThe apprecated national natonal irrigation Irrigaton can be more fully tuly full y
The government has ha not entered
upon uponthe uPQnthe upo n nthe i
the subject of irrigation irrIgaton hstn hastily and with without wih wihout without ¬
out the utmost consideration consideraton The matter mat matt r
has been thoroughly debated and consid considered cons consered 1 1ered ¬
ered in Its It physical phY lcal and economic aspect L
When It was first suggested It was re regarded regarded t tgarded ¬
garded by those who had given it i only onlysuperficial onlysupericial oril I Isuperficial
superficial supericial consideration cQnsl eraton as Impractica impractca ¬
ble and as involving a tremendous and andunnecessary andunnece an d dunnecessary I
unnecessary unnece sar drain upon the national natonal
treasury teasury The fact was that Individual Individualand Individucand ndividualand I
and corporate Crporate enterprise enerprIse had carried carred tho thowork thowork th I Iwork
work forward as far as s It i could reason reasonably reasonably reasonably ¬
ably do so The larger and more diffi diffinational I Icult
cult propositon proposkion awaited the acton action of difi dificult the thenatonal Ui e enational
natonal national government governmentFounded governmentFo governmentFounded
Founded Fo nded Upon Just Principles PrinciplesThe
The existing existng Irrigation Irrigaton law was put putupon putupon pu It Itupon
upon the tle statute books In 1002 10 The Te law lai
is founded upon an entirely entrtI rational ratonal and an a
defensible theory theor It Is entirely entrel just and andequitable an anequitable nd ndequiable f
equitable equiable None better beter has been enacted d 1
by the congress of the United Unied States in inrcent In I ii iircent 11
rcent years yearsIt yearsI yearsIt
It I provides pr vides substantially substanUal that the money mane
arising from the sale of public pUbJc lands shall shal sha
be set apart in a a special fund to be used usedexclusively usedex use ci cielusivelY
exclusively ex luslvely for Irrigation Irrigaton purposes The Themoney Themoney Th Thmoney
money so so derUcd ccr cd Is to t be expended e pcnded in inthe 1nte I
the te establishment estblshment and construction constructon of c i
works and is
Irrigation Irrigaton to become becomecharge a acharge acharge
charge upon the land benefltted benefited and Is Isto Isto I Isto
to be repaid to the government by b the theland theland Ui
land owner in not 10t more than ten t n annual annualpayments annualpayments annm annmpayments S
payments I It Is returned to the reclama reclamation rclatnatlon reclamrtiop ¬
tion fund nd Is toibe to 1 be again n aJn used In Inthe Inthe i ithe J
the Inauguration Inaugraton and development levelopment of new newIrrigation newIrrtaton no no1rtgatIon
Irrigation Irrtaton projects project In short the fund fun a
bedomes Qe omes an n endless endl s chain extending Ha Is I 8
blessings lesslJgS to future tJ re years ers Not a dollar dolar dolls dollsS S r
pftmejs P q qpa me put qp of f the packets pEict I i t of the th tax taxpayees ta taxe
payees p pa = y e r Kp pt the te countryto COp countrs rt to Q prpniqVe prppQt prpnqe this thisgreat t thiseat ls lsgeat
great geat gr eat work It I is estimated that the theamount toeamount theount
a amount am ount to the credit of the reclamation reclamationservice reclamaton reclamatonservice
s service se rvice at the close of the fiscal year ea
11 IMS 195 190 6 will wi be 4141157295 4141157295Irrigation 414i1i7295Irrigation 145295 145295IrrignUon
Irrigation by b the national natonal government governments
has ha s been undertaken so recently recenty that t at Its It itsneficent
b beneficent ber be < neficent ticent results rcsuls have not yet been felt tel
The r he secretary secretar of the Interior has author authoreci ¬
jz ized iz eci the thE construction constructon of many projects projectsthe s
In in thestates the states of California Calfornia Idaho Colo Colorado Colorado Cob Cobtio ¬
Tt rado ra tio Kansas Montana Nebraska Nebrka Ne Nexada Nexada Neda
xa xada da North Dakota Oregon South Da ¬
kota ko ta Utah Washington WashJng on and Wyomingand Wyoming Wyomingand
and an d in the territories of Arizona New Newexico
Mexico M exico and Oklahoma OklahomaThe OklahomaThe OklahomaThe
The first allotment alotmont for such construc construeon ¬ i
tion lon ti on Is about 4144157295 4141595 and when this thisexpenditure thisexpendiure
J expenditure expendiure ex Is made It will wi bring under und undrigation
i irrigation irrigaton ir nearly 1200000 l Q acres acr It I will wi willobserved
r be b observed that the cost of the work now nowauthorized nowauthorized
authorized au is equivalent uivalent to the estimated estimatedamount estimatedmount stmated stmatedamount
amount a ofthe ot thereclamaUon the reclamation fund in 1908
m A This T his will wi not however complete 198 the thee
the th e work work It I wH wi require some sixty mil mi tailons ¬
u lions lons ons of dollars dolars in addition to finish the theprojects theprojectB therojects
addfon
tnJs
projects p now undertaken n and when they the theare
T are a re completed the total amount of land landrigated
Irrigated Irrlatcq ir will wU be 3200000 20 acres acresMany acresMany acresMany
Many Additional 1 Projects ProjectsThe Project
The T ie secretary ecr tar of the Interior htertor has h s un
del d er consideration consideraton additional additonal projects in intana inrizona
ArIzona A CaJfornfa California Colora Colorado o Idaho Mon Manna
tana ta na New Mexico Nevada Neva a Oklahoma Oklahomaregon
Oregon Orelon O regon Utah Utb Washington and Wyom Wyomg
i ingj InS in g which will wI cost Vashlngon about a out S0O 109000000 and andl andwhich
which w hich when
l f vtf 4 4A completed Wi4t Lf4tpij llf wH will V 11 brIng LI1M1K qnder upderrigatign UflUW
j Irrigation Irrfgat ir n 3070000 a00O acres acr It will wi thus thu be beSfen
j seen Sfen se en that when the goyernment government completes completese
the th e work W ork now undertaken undert ltQP and In contem contemplation con tem temphdion ¬
plation p latlon it will wU render arable a bte nearly 6300 63 60t
000 o va t acres at a cost of a little more than
TV ArtA Al r TT
J20O 2 t0000000 t0000000To
j To prosecute the work which It has
n undertaken u ug and which lien before It I the thegovernment thegovernment
government g will w1 have in Je hand as a hereto heretoore ¬
f t fore ore observed obsercQ nearly nCirly fortyone and a aJ aalf
half h alf million miion dollars dolars In 1908 1 an amount amountsufficient amountufficient
s sufficient suflclont to cover the first fIrst unit uni of cost costot
of ° f project authorized authorJ ed and for thereafter
P prosecuting prosecutng the work wor it will wJ have hav the theproceeds theproceeds theroceeds
P proceeds derived from t the e future sales aalesof
of of ° f the public domain and the return from frome
t the th e land theretofore t eretofore irrigated
It I was thepurpose the purpose of the authors of
t the th hq reclamation act that irrigation un ¬
a dertaken d by the national natonaJ trrlgton government governmentshould
s should not be entered upon upon for the bene ¬
f fit it of mere speculators It was their ¬
I wa pur purpose purpOse
F pose ose that the public domain and the ¬
pro
c ceeds eed ed arising from cotpfn its IU pale s le should be
a appropriated absolutely and n entirely entrely for
li homeseekers h The Jaw wisely provides
j that t the limit of area per entry try upon
1mlt
i the t he lands Irrigable shall Jhalbe be restricted to towhat towhat
t what w hat would be e reasonably reasq nably required for
t the he support of a a family famiy In requlrec order that
t the tle ile entry man may enjoy the benefit of
beneft
the t he law actual and continued residence
contnued
c on o n the land is required
It I is obviously the purpose of the great
r measure m easure and it is one of its most com commendable cornendable ¬
r i mendable mendable m features to Insure Is homes to
the t he greatest geatest number num er of persons lomest and to toring
j bring b ring soil soi now sterile sterie under a high anu state stateof stateot
c of o f cultivation cultvaton and productiveness for
t their benefit blnefi and for productveness the benefit of the theentire theenUre
entire e country beneft
I believe Qeleve that Irrigation is only In the thepreliminary thepreJmlnary thereliminary
preliminary preJmlnary p stages of its it development in
the t he United States Sttes Much has been done
hiS
It i t is true There Is however a vast deal dealmore dealmore dealore
more m ore to be accomplished accomplshed There are many
millions miions of acres still sti lying within the thearjd thearid
arid a rid and and semiarid semlarle regions which are arenonproductive arenorproductve
nonproductive norproductve n and which may in due
time tme t be Irlgated This area is of Indefi Indefinite Indef ¬
nite n ite extent It I Is variously estimated at atrom
from f rom fifty tltr to one hundred estmated millions mlJons of ofacres otacres ofcres
acres a cres Of 0 course the acreage which may ma
be Q e irrigated will wU depend in a a large degree degreeupon degee degeeupon degreepon
upon u pon the quantity quantty 6f 6f water which can cane
be b e stored in the great reservdlr reserv reservr lr systems systemso
to t o be established establshed The he beet est opinion would wouldseem wouldseem wouldeem
seem seem s to indicate that it i is reasonably cer ceram ¬
tain t am that sufficient water may be ob obamed ¬
tained t for irrigating Irigatng at least fifty mil ¬
lions lons l of acres Twenty Twent millions milons of acres acresof acresof mi
of o f this tremendous area is yet et a part partof partot
of ot o f the public publc domain When the whole wholes
is I s brought under cultivation cultvaton by means of ofrrjgation
irrigation Irrhaton i the wealth wealh of the natiOn natl n will wille
be b e increased five billions bUions of dollars dollarsWill dQlars dQlarsWi dollarsWill wi
Will Wi Require Time TimeThis TimeThis TimeThis
This work cannot be accomplished in ina Ina Ina
a day daJ and It will wi probably not be done
without wIhout some mistakes It will require
I wi
time tme t experience scientific Iclenttc skill lkl kihl and a aarge
large l arge expenditure e of money to do itThe It it Tho h
field f is indeed a vast one and inQ It invites invitesour IJvlt Invitesur s sour
our o ur best endeavor endeavorWhile edeavoWhie endeavorVhIl
While Whie VhIl we are concerned particularly parUcularlY
with ith the extension of the irrigation IrrIgaton service serice servIcen
in I n the hie arid rd and Jnq semiarid semiard regions I be jjeove e ¬
lieve h ove in time ft will wi be largely I rgely increased Incresed Increasedn
In h i n many apy other portions of the country
The Te waters In many of our rivers and andstreams fnd fndstreams
streams s outside of the arid and semi semiarid semiarid semiarid
arid areas will wi be raised and spre spreiover spreioverman spreh3over spreh3overmany over overmany
many man sections sectons where the rainfall rainfal is un uncertain uncertain uncertain ¬
certain and where crops are occasionally
crop occaionaly
destroyed or reduced in yield ylJld in conse consequence consequenee eonsehuence ¬
quence quenee c We Ye can see the limit lmit of our ourarable ourarable ourarabic
arable areas but we cannot see the limit limitof lmi limito
of 0 the demand of our increasing popula ¬
tion nor the extent etent of the demand of ofmillions ormiions ofmillions
millions miions In foreign foreig countries forAmerican for American
food fcod supplies suppliesOne supples supplesOne suppliesOne
One of tho great geat practical practcal questions questons questionsn
in I n the future will 11 be how to Increase Increaseand increascand increaseand
and conserve corcne the productive productve power of our ouragricultural ouragriculurl ouragricultural
agricultural agriculurl regions rtgions Scientific Scientfc irrigation irrigationon Irrigton Irrigtonon
on broad lines lnes will 1 be a factor of of Increas ¬
ing future importance In most of the thestates thestates thestates
states and territories terriore of the union unionIt Jnion JnionI
It I Is importantnot Importnt important not only to promote
the interest of irrigation Irrigaton but there is a acorelated acorelateq S Scorelate4
corelated corelateq subject which Is worthy of con consideration consideraton consideration ¬
sideration sideraton and that is how shall be rein reinforce reinforce ¬
force and maintain at its It highest effi efficiency etfIclJc efficiency ¬ S
ciency clJc the productive productve power of the soil soi
Farming is fast fat becoming a science and andthe andthe andthe
the most successful farcier arr1cr Is the one onewho onewho onewho
who understands the chemistry chemistr of the sol soland sol soiland
and the products product for which It Is best bestsuied S Ssuited
suited suied We are making maing marvelous prog progress prOA progress ¬
ress in every ever department of our domestic domesticeconomy domestc domestceconomy
economy and nowhere is our advance advancement adancement advancemeat ¬ S
ment more marked than in 1 the great field fieldof fieldot fieldof
of agriculture agricultureSenator agJcu1ure agricultureSenator geat
Senator Thomas H Carter of Montana Montanapresided Montanapresided Montanapresided
presided at the afternoon afternon session sesion which whichwas whichwas whichheld
held in Columbia theatre
was and it was wasagreed
agreed that all al resolutions resolutons should be b re referred referred reerred ¬ S
ferred to the committee commitee on resolutions resolutionswithout res01uUonswihout resolutionswithout
without wihout debate and to further expedite expeditethe expcqltethe
the business of the congress the time al allowed al allowed nhlowed
lowed for the reading of
any an paper was waslimited waslimited
limited lmited to twenty minutes and the time tme of ofany ofany i
any speaker on any question queston brought be before before before
fore the congress congess was limited to five min minutes minutes mm mmrites
utes utesGovernor utesGovernor ritesGovernor
Governor George Geor e C Pardee president of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the congress being unable to deliver his hisannual hisannual hisannual
annual address in person perlon sent ent a letter letterwhich letterwhich
which was read by the secretary secretaryCharles secretary secretaryCharles secretaryCharles
Charles DWalcott D Walcot Walcott director of the re reclamaton reclamation
clamation clamaton service serice discussed The Rela Relatlon Relaton
tlon ton of Government Reclamation Reclamaton Work Wor RelaC to topublic toPublc tcubllc C
public Publc ubllc Enterprise Entcrrec and F H Newell Newel Newellchief
chief engineer engln er of the reclamation reclamaton ser service STice ¬
vice ice discussed Iscussed The The Progress of National NationalReclamation NationaReclamation I
Reclamation Mr Newell Newel referred to the themagnitude th thmagniude thmagnitude
Jeclamaton magnitude magniude of the irrigation Irrigaton projects project un undertaken undertken undertaken
dertaken dertken since the reclamation reclamaton act was waspassed waspassed I Ipassed
passed four years cars ago ao and made the thestatement thestatement thestatement
statement that the government was now nowexpendIng no
expending one and a half million mllon dollars dollarsevery dolars dolarseery dollarsevery I
every month Jn reclamation work worl That Thatthe Thaithe
the government reclamation reclamaton service has hasbeen hasbeen hasbeen
been unable to satisfy satsfy all al sections sectons of the thewest thuest th thwest
west est was evident from delegates from rom Ar Arizona ArIzona ArI ¬
izona Utah Uth and Washington who plied p1cd p1cdMessrs pliecMessrs I
Messrs Messrs Walcott and Newell Newel with wih ques questions questions
tions in relation reJaton to Irrigation Irlg ton projects in inthe Inthe I
the the states named In every ever instance tho thocomplaint thocomplaint thccomplaint C
complaint was that the government had hadabandoned ha haabandoned hasabandoned
abandoned or had failed faied to take up irri irrigallon IrrlgaUon
gallon projects after investigation InvestAaton On Onmotion OnmoUon Ormotion I
motion of a delegate from California CalfornIa the thefolowing thefollowing I Ifollowing
following folowing message was forwarded to toPresident tcPresident
President Roosevelt Roosee1 Roosee1Me RooseveltMessage
Message Me sage to Roosevelt RooseveltThe RooseveltThe
The President Presldenthe The fourteenth nation national naton natonal
al irrigation irrigaton congress by b resolution resolutionadopted resoluton resolutonadopted resolutloradopted S
adopted returns sincere thanks thnks for or your yoursplendid youisplendid ur ursplendid
splendid message to the congress cnsrss deliv delivered d delivered hv hvered ¬
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tive Hon Gifford Giford Pinchot PinchotH Pnchot PnchotHf represeJ
tve Fon Hf H B MAXSON MAXON Secretary SecretaryMorris SecretaryMorris Secretaryirorris
Morris Bier legal legl adviser of the govern government government governrnent
ment reclamation rclamaton service discussed The TheRelaton TheRelation
Relation Relaton of Federal and State Laws to toIrrigation toIrrlga te terg
Irrigation Irrlga rg t on onWaler
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on HIrrlgaton Irrigation Under Urdfr the Carey Care Act With WithGovernment WIt Ith IthGovernment t rt
Government Reclamation Reclamaton At 6 oclock oclockthe oclockthe t
the morning morninUnion convention conventon adjourned until unti tomorrow tomorrowmorninj tomorrowmornin tomorroamorning r
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ing September 4 to Carry Out This Tls MoneySaving MoneySavingPlan
Plan That Is Offered Ofered Offeredto to o the Limited Number Numberof 1 1of 7of <
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Let Le us say y in the beginning that th t the thempving themQving themqying
mpving spirit of this tlis great reat r t offer that th3t weare were we weare
are a re about abo t to make is the fact that we wehave weJave weave
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have Jave h ave 137 instruments instuments consisting tnsltng of ofeightyseven ofeightyseven ofightyseven
eightyseven e fine fne upright pianos pian five fivesquare fve fvetquare
square tquare s grand pianos three small smal and andtwo andtwo andwo
two t wo large grand pianos twelve piano pianoplayers pianoplayrs pianoplayrs
playrs and nd combination combinaton pianos and andplayers andplcyers andplcyers
players plcyers and twentyeight cabinet or organs organs organs ¬
gans that we want to must and will willclose willlose
close c out ou in ten days daysthe the extraordinary extraordinarycut xtramdinay xtramdinaycut
cut c ut prices pries and extremely easy atY terms we wewl ve vewill e ewill
will wl make will wi do the work workWe workWe workWe
We have organized d a piano club of
137 no more no less You are now a umember amember amember
member of it if I you need a piano All Allyou AUyou Allyou
you have have to do is to come and get your yourpiano yourpiano yourpiano
piano at the club cub membership price pricewhich prlcwhich pricewhich
which is plainly marked on each instru instrument instrument instrument ¬
ment and have have it I sent right to your yourhome yourhome yourhome
home homeWe homeWe homeIVe
We say we have organized orgnized a club of
137 people to take these 137 instruments instrumentsat instrumentsFactory
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Factory Prices and Less LessThis LessThis LessTills
This is true because we know as well wellas wellas
as we know kow anything that there arc areeven arceven
even more than 137 people ready and andwilling andwiing andwilling S
willing wiing to take these fine fne instruments instrumentsquickly instrumentsquickly instrumentsquickly
quickly the iJe minute this great offer ofer is isknown Isknown isknown
known The club Is ready the people peopleare peopleare peopleare
are waiting waitng The question queston for you ou to tosolve tosolve tosolve
solve is will wi you be one of them Will Willyou Willyou
you if I you need an instrument call cal at atour atour atour
our store at once and let us explain in inperson inperson Inperson
person this great geat profitsaving proftsaving piano pianoclub pianocub pianoclub
club cub sale Or will wi you wait until unti its itstoo its itstoo Itstoo
too late If you cant cnt call cal write wrie us im immediately Immediately immediately ¬
mediately for the bargain list listTime lst lstTime listTime
Time Short ShortMoney Money Saving Big BigThe BIgThe BigThe
The simple truth about this club sale saleunlike saleunlke saleunlike
unlike unlke the usual club schemes is that thatwe
we have 137 instruments instrumets that we are aregoing aregoing aregoing t
going to close out for various reasons reasonsin
in ten days at less le s than factory factry prices pricesand pricesand pricesand
and and we take it i for fa fQ granted that the theclub theclub thechub
club is formed The pianos represent representthe repr representthe ent entthe
the highest type tye of piano construction constructionbuilt t tbuilt
built buit by the oldest and most reliable reliablepiano relable relablepiano reliablepiano
piano builders and entire entre satisfaction stsfaction is isfully isfuly isfully
fully fuly guaranteed garanteed or your money back backon backon bachon
on request is the offer ofer we make you youBest youBest youBest
Best Pianos In the World WorldAre WorldAre WorldAre
Are In this sale sle at remarkably re reduced reduceq reduced ¬
duced prices prces and on extremely e easy easyterms eay eayterms easyterms
terms termsSteinway termsStein termsSteinway
Steinway Stein way Grands and Uprights UprightsKimball UprIg UprIgzKimball ts tsKlmbaH
Kimball Cabinet Grands and ad Boudoir BoudoirUprights BoudoirUprights BoudoirUprights
Uprights UprightsVose UprightsVose UprightsVose
Vose Grand and Uprights UprightsEstey UprightEstey UprightsEstey
Estey Grands and Uprights UprightsEverett UprightsEveret UprightsEverett
Everett Everet Uprights and Grands GrandsKnabe GrandsKnabe y
Knabe Uprights Uprightschaerer Uprightschaetfer Yv
gchaeffer chaerer chaetfer Uprights UprightsWinter UprightsWinter UprightsWinter
Winter Co Uprights UprightsSmith Upright UprightsSmith
Smith Barnes Uprights UprightsStory UprightsStory UprightsStory
Story Clark Uprights UprightsAnd Upright UprightsAnd
And numerous other makes most of ofwhich otwhich ofwhich
which are perfectly perfecty new pianos some someare someae carrieare
are ae slightly slghty used or rented a short while whileand whie whieand whiliand
and some are ar are last year yer case ce styles and andmanufacturers andmanufacturers andmanufacturers
manufacturers manufacturers sample styles stylesMany stylesMany stylesMany
Many at Nearly Half Price PriceThey PriceThey
They are all althese allthese these one hundred and andthirtyseven andthlrtyaeven anc ancthirtyseven I
thirtyseven instruments instrumentsmarked marked f fpl8In n nplain I Iplain
plain figures fgures both the original price or orregular o oregular oi oiregular
regular price and the club sale price priceSo prlcoSo priceSo
So you can see at a a a glance the great greatcaving greatsaving grealcaving
caving you are to make by byJoining byJoining byJoining
Joining the Throng or Club ClubThl ClubThis
This being bein the greatest greatfst piano offer offerever ofer oferever r rever
ever presented preseted in Salt Lake City Ciy we weore e eDre S Sare
ore fully f l convinced that the opportun opportunity opportuniy opportunity ¬
ity iy will 11 be taken advantage of quickly quicklyand quicklyand
and the plalos will wi all al go in less than thanten tha thaten I Iten
ten days
As to the Club Prices PricesWe Pricese PricesWe
We e cant begin to quote prices that thatwill thatwi L Lwill
will wi convey fully and fairly to t your yourmind YOUrmind youimind
mind what this sale means to you If Ifyou Ifou i iyou
you ou need nee a a piano now or will wi have to tobuy t tbuy tbuy
buy one In the next two years trices triceson rice 5 5on
on paper do not mean much to you ou un unless untess unless
less you can see the kind of instruments instrumentsthe Instrument
the th prices are being quoted on So you youmust yet yetmust 1 j jmust
must
Come at Once and See Seethe Secthe Seethe
the pianos at these special club prices pricesand pricciand
and let us s explain our very easy as pay payment paJ payment ¬
ment plan planBut planBut planBut
But here t re pianos that that sell sel regu regularly j jlarly
larly at 450 to close at S250 250 Cash or orpayments orpaments ci cipayments I
payments S to 10 monthly monthlyThen monthl monthlThen monthlyThen
Then hera her are fine fne uprights that are areworth are areorth are areworth
worth orth in a retail way wa 250 300 8B5 82 to ft
350 to close at J127 127 14g 1 14 178 to to223 to223Terms 223 223Terms
cose 223C
Terms ca cash h or Cr 10 0 to 20 O down 5 5to 7 7to 7to C
to 8 monthly monthlyThen monthJyThen
Then there are pianos In this stock stockon stockon c
on which whicJ we cannot cut the price so sodeep sodeep se I
deep as others but the saving to you youis youis yorextraordinary I
is extraordinary extraordinnr for as a rule these thesepianos thesepianos thesepianos
pianos are like Ute gold gol dollars dolus and bring bringtheir bringtheIr brinitheir
their face value So SoUds this will wi be the thoonly t ther o oonly
only opportunity for you to supply your yourhome yourhom r
home with the piano piao of your choice youiL at atwltli atquie ai L
quie quite a big mone money saving as as1 compared comparedwlt comparecwith I
with wlt 1 what you OU will w1 have to pay regu regularly regularly regularly ¬
larly larlyFor larlyFor larlyFor
For instance instnce here are beautiful beautful cabi cabinet cabinet ¬
net grand uprights in the various variousstandard variousstandard C
standard standard highclass hl hca5s makes that are arecheap arec1eap are arecheap r
cheap c1eap in a retail retai way at from 400 425 425iert
450 iert rTi ad and im up tn to SnnO 5 5O O nnrl and SRHD 600 00 to Vi be Hr close closc closcout s sout i
out as a ds low as 24S 273 and 298 and andJittlehigher andltte an anlittlebigher
Jittlehigher ltte higher for the more Jorc elaborate elaboratestylea elaboratestyl e estyles
styles styl s st
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Out of Town Town Buyers BuyersWe BuyerYe BuyersWe
We Ye want you to come and andtake andtakevant take ad advantage advantage ¬
vantage vant ge of the great geat moneysaving moneY n1oneyssingpiano Ing
piano opportunity that we pffer pfferypu ferOI ypu at
this t his sale saleI
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If I you ou cant come write wrie
Write Vrte us today Simply indicate indcate th thpiano the thepiano thepiano
piano of your choice arid about the theprice theprie theprice
price prie you desire to pay Well en Imme imm mm ¬
diately send you a descriptive descrJptve list lstof of the
bargains bargainsWell bargainsWel bargainsWell
Well Wel do better than than that that also Well Wellsend Wel Wellsend
send the piano of your choice right to toyour toour toyour
your our nearest railway ralway station no U mat rnatyour
ter where you OU live You cn can put pu It In inyour 1
your home and if you dont lino 11na fln It I as asrepresented a asrepresented
represented repreented a good fine piano and a agood n agood
fne
good bargain you can cn return ret rn it to us usand u uand uand
and well wel pay freights freight and expense
both ways waysKeep waysKeep
5 Keep This Th is Advertisement AdvertisementWe
We want you ou to cut out this adver ¬
tisement tsement and keep it if I you cannot cannotwrite cB1not cB1notwrie cannotwrite
write wrie or call cal Today We want ant you youto youto ou outo
to keep it i for reference when you y U do docall docal docall
call cal or write wrie but remember you have haveonly hav havonly haveonly
only ten days to take tke advantage avantge of this thisopportunity thisopportunity thisopportunity
opportunity We Ve feel this way we
dont expect a 3 profit proft on these tese 137 in instruments instrument instruments ¬
struments strument but we do think it i will wi be a agood s agood
good advertisement advertsement for our house and andthis anathis andthis
this together with wih clearing our floors floorsof toor toorof floorof
of every new new sample piano every evory old oldstyle oldstle oldstyle
style cut down the rent stock and all allused aUused allused
used pianos and shaping up our our stock stockfor stookfor stockfor
for the fall fal and winter business is alt altwe all altwe
we expect to accomplish in this sal saltherefore s saltherefore t ttherefore
therefore we cannot cnnot continue contnue the offer offerlonger ofer oferlonger ffor fforlonger
longer than ten days or two weeks at atthe atthe t tthe
the very ry longest longestGreat longestGreat longestGreat
Great Bargains BargainsUsed Used Pianos PianosA
A nice nlc little ltUe serviceable ervlcebJe upright uprifht pjanoV pjanoVused piano pianoused pianoused 4
used of course but guaranteed to b bl
in good playing condition cnditon for 78 78down 78down 6 6down
down 4 monthly monthlyWhat monthlyWhat monthlyWhat
What do you ou think of that thatThen that thatThen thatThen
Then there is another upright for 87 87and Iiand Vand
and still sti another for 98 and for for better betterones beter beterones bette betteOflOS
ones 110 10 125 15 to 160 for Almost ney neyones ne neone neyones
ones onesCan one onesCan
Can you afford to miss thisopportunr thisopportunrity this opportuno opportunity
ity ly to supply your home and little ltle ones oneswith on onwith one onewith
with an instrument so cheaply cheplyand and gat gatit ga gtit l
it from a good house that is ready and andwilling andwiing andwilling
willing wiing to make 1ako good every promise and andsatisfy andstsfy andsatisfy
satisfy stsfy you ou in every ever particular partcular at all alltimes aUtimes
times timesPiano tmes tmesPiano timesPiano a
Piano Players and Player Player Pianos PianosTou PianosYou PianosYou
You must remember that we organ organized Cg3 rgau rgauized ¬
ized izeq this piano plano club of f 137 1 7 people p oplQ to totake letake totake
take not only the t e pianos plan but the auto automatic aul automatic ¬
matic matc players p1ayersplanola playerspianolas pianolas as they are arecommonly ar arcommonh arecommonly
commonly called cUedZ calledai as well wellSo wel wellSo
So we tv have twelve pjayers pJaytr8 pjayersaeid and an com combination camblnaUon cornbination ¬
bination pianos and players lo o close closaout closout closeout
out out at this sale for br or we knew that thatamong th thamong thatamong
among this large number nUlber of buyers buyersthere bu buyersthere er
there will wi be twelve only one dozen dozenthat doze dozenthat
that will wi want players perhaps moreso more moreso moreso
so that if you are in the t e market for a aplayer aplayer aplayer
player you ou would do well to hurry and andget andget andget
get one of these twelve tw le players players that we weare Wf weare
are going to close out at this saleat sale8tJo sale8tJothan less lessthan les lesthan
than factory facor wholesale prices on pay payments payments ¬
ments to suit iiit your convenience convenienceThey convenienceThey
They are all marked In plainly 7 7ouced rduced >
ouced figures at a saving ofifron 25 25to 5 5to
to SO per cent centThe centThe
The 250 kind will go as low a asome 10 10some
some musi with them too Baa thesa thesaclub thes thesclub
club sale players and prices pricesBargains pricesBargains
Bargains in Organs and Square quare quarePianos k kPianos
Pianos PianosNow PianosNow
Now you liave ilavea > a > little daughteror a alittle alittle
little son that you want to start in inmusic iiimusic
music you know now that he or she is ismusical Ismusical
musical because you have heard his or orher orher
her sweet voice in Bong time and time tinmagain timeagain
again or they have used the chair chairtable cliafrtable
table or other furniture to drum onas onasthey Ofl Oflthey
they would on a piano pianoNow pianoS
S Now we have 33 to 40 good organs oransana oransanasquare aijjfl aijjflsquare
square pianos that we are going goingTo goingTo
To Almost Give Away AwayAll Aw AwAll
All we will charge you for soma on of ofthem Qithem
them is the bare cost of repairs we have haveput havaput
put on them and the dray charges You Youdont Toudont
dont want to miss this opportunity to tosupply tosupply
supply the little ones with an instru instrument Instrumont ¬
mont they can learn on if you do not notfeel notfeel
feel that you can take an upright at atthis atthis
this time timeSquare timeSquare
Square pianos for tiS 18 2 monthly monthlyAnd monthlyAnd
And tle best some as good as new newwhich newwhich
which were originally 500 pianos to g gat go goat
at 53 to 149 Payments to suit you youSee youSee
See them quick Theyll go fast fastIf fastf
If f you cant get the piano now come comeand comeand
and take one one of these good cabinet or organs organs >
gans at special halfprice rates on onterms onterms
terms to suit your convenience convenienceOrgans coiTcenlenceOrgans
Organs good ones to close at 10 15 i
23 29 32 to 48 Terms 3 to todown o odown
down L50 to 250 and 3 monthly monthlyStore monthlyStore
Store Open Every Night till 10 10For 10For
For the accommodation of those who whocannot whocannot
cannot well call during the day we weshall w wshall
shall keep our store open every night nightuntil nightuntil
until 10 Come and see us come early earlyto earlyto
to secure the choice bargains bargaInslasts Sale Salelasts
lasts only ten days daysCLAYTON V VCLAYTON
CLAYTON MUSIC CO CO109j
109j 109 111 113 Main St StOldest 3t 3tOldest
Oldest arid largest music house ln lnUtah j jUtah
Utah S I y yJOSEPH
JOSEPH J PAYNES DAYN JBh Manage
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