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URGES BOARD TO
DEVELOP ALASKA Secretary Lane Would Eliminate Much Red Tape. WAITS THREE 60VERN0RS. jgg..te That Thla Body Hava Super vmon of All tha Qevarnmantal Af faira Would Raplaoa Many Office, and Buraaua and Control All Faaturaa f Davalopmant In Tarntory. WiiHliiiiKton. In a Nrpoft netit to eVtiiilnr Kflf I 'II l mini ami ataBNMrtaV tlve Wllllnm C. Houston, chiilrmpu of tlw - -iniii- iiml house couiinliteee ou trrrltnrlvH n-HiiiK-tlvply, Hn rvtiiry Lune f tin liiit'ilur ilrpiirtnii'iit miki'h the rr. Mih 111 of .1 di'Vi-lnpini'iil lionrd to live cotnplpte ontrol of the natiinil resources of Alnsks ItlllH for the creation of liotirds or COIUIIiInmIiiIim to ndinlnlHli'i the uovcrn tin-ill of Alnskii liiivi' been Introduced 111 the Ni-niite In Si ii. ili ii Cliiiinl'i'i'liilii of i ii. r .1, mill In ili hotlae liy I !: 1 1 li'kcrMliiiin of Alaska. These lillla differ only In detail, nml the general iiiii'. of both la In accord with the reeoiiiliieiiiliillnii of Secretary 1 .11 lie The ilevelonnent pliin urged liy the aecretiny 1 ! -v till--, for a MM of three nietnlient, iii.'iimiih by the president and continued i.v the acini to, which la to huve heiiiliiiiirtira In Aluaka and la to in- chinked with the general rondnrt of nil Kovertinientiil affaire tunnelled with the liiiltlinl ii-.niii. en ami del cUiilucnl of the territory. "It la promised and urged.' ins Mr 1 .11 tie. "thiit the honrd mIihII tnke over audi mil le 11 II V now cxcrcNed hy mi rloua dcpnrtiiicnta nml liurenil nt Itm.v lie nc chniii.v to give It supervision over praclli ill v the elitlie iillille dollliilli and all the luiturill re-mirccs ut Aln-l.ii and control of such 1 1 t aa-- aa 11 re cloaely relnted mid phmcuIIiiI to the de VcJopliieiit of the physical resources of the coiinii v "The liontil would do the wot fc now done In Aln--I.lt I IV the Rclicrtll liilld "I lire, the finest xei lie. the mint rum llilaalou, the liiirenii or inliic the till nun or I'llmnlliin nml the aecrctnry of tin llilcrloi It ahoiilil Hike over 11 nirt of tin- work nod mitliority ot Hie lm Ml of M-llerlct lleu'lliulllit lit the ale ire line, the del cliiuueit I11111I1I Mini ill. I luive cotnplele run I ml of all governmental activities unit IntireNi connected vt II It the ili-vel.iiinellt of III dimtrlcH nml triiiiHiortiitlon mid the aettllnt; of the luinili "Thla hIioiiI.I he hide the i milrol ..1 Water M)Wera, hulldinu mid undine liiincw of roiulH mid trulls nml o..'i nii.n mid mil", or the railroads nml tele grilpll Miles It ahull Id Unhide .i.iis II. HI llll. I I'lllltlol or IMIIII I III ll.llllllL' iiiiIiiiiiIh. p' IiIi.' hind iiilnerul aWMM It-.. 1. hi I oil. gas, hot spilng. timber lauds 11111I tlinlier " Sis rein rv I. nne also niu'e t lt.it IhN I... ml hIiiiiiIiI lllkl- ilii't III" Mtiet'l nIuii ut id. iiii. mil i.nl, aiiHtiM the 111.111111- nut native, iln- i.iml.-r lii ilu in . .1111111I of the i.iii r ut Liner al - .iiii..- 11.. I the HiiiM'lt IhIoii in . iu trillion Mil It the tli'iiurtiueul of uuil I'liltin. n M.ullnial eH'rlineult nml 1I1I11..11-1 1 li "1 .nk III the teiillori It a " inl' 'I out In the li'l'inl lli. 11 ut present em Ii or it 1 lensl 11 Mote of tlov eriiini'iit 1. in. 'Hi in Wn-.hlimt.in diht etl mi ' Hie till'loiti ili'l'iil I nii'lilt Ii 1- aoini-l lilnu I-, do with I lie iinv eriiiiieni of AliiKkn nml Ihnl there I- 11 MI-.I iiiiioiiiiI of red tape nml .11. iiiiil" 11II.111 In the ; 1 Tin 1 1. i-l 1 .1 1 1. u of 1 tn til U- nil. ill Umlei Hit- a) -I. in Install es in.- uiM'it In the ii..itl ol deln.Mt of -i.i, 1. 1 1 wars In the linmlllnu of llii.'nin.ll Hied I mil nml otliei unit tils whl. Ii -.liunlil lii..- In en 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 ' lllauoaed of "Tbefe must he new nml wl 111 1 'I.- inn 1 hlliel 1 " Mjra Ml I me III. new. poli' K not 1.1 null.- 11 leu iu.ii 1.. e plnlt the .tenin .'I AI.i-I.iih 1 1. Iu-h. Itill lleel... nil Iln- K'.-oillVex nil. I ms alhlilnes or iln- territory barn oualj f.u tin- heal Uilereala id both Ike PM pie who co to A l.i-U.i .mil the pisiple of the United Si. .lis n no own thin tt eut I'tilili. 1I011111111 " Mr I tun' 1 .nils, .in Mint tfecrc nre now utilj Si -' mil. I of wagon roads. SIT mi. is ol' -K.l 1. 1. nls nml '.'.li'sl inllea ol It 11U 111 tin- Whole of Alnnkn. for the i-.'tiMt 11. 1 1"!, iii.l liinluli'iiniii'e of w hit h .-il.. nit '.' i.iNi.imil hits In-en apent. Ill- III . - I llll I. Mils nml nulls .,!, I .mini iii (In- ... .i-niut: or AhiKkii ill. in, 1. 1 ns in ...nls nml (hut tln-se ni.itls 1.. 1 he tern I team in come Uilial he Inillt hj Ibe ot eminent. 1'lie iiiiiil.i'i luduatry, uow BMNatpa llisl Ii) the milnes, Mr I nne looka lip. - Il ns ll.e I .euilililliK Of I UU'.II III diistry w la, h inn.t Inn e aOBUKhlliU to do with aulvlui the meal aupfti) , roh lein 1. 1 the 1 ulted stm. - The seiii'l.iit ills, nssi-.s nt e.ii-uler utile length tin- i.iblc unit teli'tiiph s -ii-ui 111 Ai.iskn now operated bj taafl alltliul COrpa el the will depui 1 11 etll ami pioposes tll.it I Ills sli.uilil pi'ol'il.ly l UllinilUtsl by Hie det i-ltiilili'lil ben nl Coffin Raady, Kills Himself Montgomery City. Mo Nlcfeu 1- Me toiil. tin- oldest incri liniit in Moiilgtuu cry. Iinl a carculer liere make tot til in n walnut Collin winch he kept under Ilia c, 'inter Me I im) pleiiMiire lu showing Civ corttu to cii-toiuera IV tool tried ! kill lilinsi'lr . nniulttT or tiui.x Kiiyln Uu was tne "Id A witl ow surtiM- sime be sh't nml killed bliuattlf rit'i ufly. NEWS FROM OUR NATIONAL CAPITAL President Declares Trust Leg islation Will Be Pushed at Present Session. WHithlnRtnn. PfMtwMl WlUon MUM out with a flnt dcclarnt'on that, ili'MiHf whnl he ehnrHCterlzed aa a deliberate rnmiiiii:n by certain Inter chIb to hrliiK nhoiit nn adjournment of ronarcHH and postponement of the administration')! trust leKlalatlon pro uriim. he would use every Influence at Hiniiinml lo e the pendlnx hills throiiKh the senate ut this session. Choosing his words carefully, tho president disclosed his belief Hint or Kntii.cl illi'lrlhiitlon of elrciilnr letters nml ti lag n 11 nmoiiK hinilness men. tiii'inhers of eoiiKress nml other public olfleinls. callltiK for an adjournment of confess, a halt In the trust hills. an Increase in freight rates for the rail roads ami a "rent for business' waa responsible for what he recently described aa 11 "psychological depres sion." Some Letters Made Public. In support of 1 lint view the While Mouse made public copies of such let ters in. 1 telegrams which have been drought In by friends of tho inlinlnls trillion, tine of the letters which fell Into the hands of White Mouse offi cials Mas circiilnieii by the Simmons Hardware ('omuny, of St. I.ouls, un der date of June H Just prior to that date President Wilson had offered to K ('. Simmons, president of Mint company, a place on the rVilcrnl Iteserve Hoard Just be lore the president expressed his views on Hie trust proKiiiitt. It was aunounc id thai Mr. Simmon . had declined the appointment ami that Charles S limn Iln, of Boston, would he nominated In his stead Statements Croat Sensation. While Mouse officials denied the SillllllOUs letter hull III do with lite lie ellualloii of the appointment It was said, iiion-owr. Hint the president did tin I know of the letter when he offered Mr. Simmons lit. ,.,, . The preslilent s deciaralloii and tln lillbllcalloli of the letters crenleil 11 mild sensation uppronehlug Hull will- I. followed the preslileni's denunciation or the "Insidious lobby" which, he suld. was threiit.'iiliig the tariff hill lust year. Wilson Will Open Canal Formally. President Wilson will leave Wash Itiglou on Maidi .", I'M .. for I'aumua, in aiieml formal opening ceremonies of the I'ananiii rami I at a date to he ih-lci mined laier The n . -nleni will; lente the cnpllal Hie iht) nflel coll Kress goes out of session Me will iiuike the Joornct to I'ltiimiui on Hie batlleahlp New York The dnle of the ; loiutnl iipeiilug 1 . 'teuton) lor Hie 1 mini Will he de. Ideil lie! Hie pteslilelll leaves here nml Hie exercises will lake place soon after Ii aches Hn re On the old liaMb-slilp t Ircgiei. w In, l attractisl worldwide utteutloii on her ruinous run around tin- Morn ju 1.. rore Hi,- Spanish Wnr. the president with iiieiuli.-is of his cabinet will make Hie first official pass. me thrombi 1 lie 1 anal, ami then I'll 1 eeil lo Hie 1'. in. una Pacific Imposition at San Krninlsi o National Capital Brevities. I' 11 iil.s will soon be I 1 hy the l'lilti',1 Stales. H1e.1t llrlllllll Hid h'rame. aller plans stiKKesleil hy .ei rel.it ol Stale Itrvnli etion on the llohson nallonal pro lillilllon I tulllleltl lias t , ,sl lioiteil b Iln house lilies coininllli , until Jul) I llUIIIUItllt ol llleluliels of 1 ,,111,1 ,.-.- ftotii olvll and ci nlnal aottoa as re .nil of then 01 lli 1. il duties, has been mi tiKilt, ne,l as l ruling ol lite I nn ci Stales supreme courl. I11tpe.11 inn. in charge wara praBMl ed in 1 he house aBBlMl A Q lia.Mon. I ' 11 1 i-il Slates dlatrlrl ju.U. ior Hie iiiii'lliei'ii dislricl of West Virginia. The inlei'slale 1 oniineiie OOmOsIl ion Miapeaded until Oetobai i '.. the propoaed Inrreaaa m Hie carload unit : in 11 ut welkin on unveil cnloail ship incuts of teel.thles Iroilt I alumina points 10 points in Orefoa Haarlasi 1 will lie liela before tall to detclinine the ii'.is.n of siispeinled or ,ler The unusuall.N prolonged iikIu iii con gfaat oer canal tolls cunled when tltc hOUae, allet a Intel ,ebale ami w l out the loniialilv ot a contereuce. ac oapted b) tot,- oi J 16 to 71 the sen aie .uiien, iiii. -nt spaclflcall) reaervlai all iKlils tin- I nitcd Stales tua hate nil, ier Hie May I'auncelnte tre.il) tir oiin-rw lae I hi housa of representatives passed Congressman Sinuotl s bill ainending ilic homestead law b iirovidiuic that 1 hnuiOBlcndcrs inn ilivtde their five i mouths' leave of absence each year In- , lo two pel ods If they so elect, pro 1 iileil lliev reside on their homestead seeu luonihs iii each tear As the law now stands (he laave of alisence I must be taken during five cousevutlva ui, mills. BRIEF NEWS OF OREGON i'o. mill- will be added to the citlea In Oregon that are dry July 1. Pilot Hi.'k has shipped 700,000 pounds of wool this season of a better ' grade than last year. The Southern Oregon Northern Cali fornia Mining Congress will meet In Ashland July 9 and 10. D. K. Sheldon, who Uvea near Prine ville, has been arrested, charged with having slain his Infant child and burn ed the body. Senators Chamberlain and Lane are In receipt of resolutions passed by a mass meeting at Springwater depre cating a war with Mexico. Total of 2,500,000 Chinook snlmon fry have been released from the Chi nook hatchery at the mouth of the Columbia. The L'ilth annual grand encampment of Indian War Veterans of the North Pacific Coast was held Wednesday at Portland in nn Pass is making headway nn Its new municipal railroad, several cnrlnuds of steel and rails having been received ror use In the work. First ten miles will be completed this week. The Rogue lllver valley creamery Is planning to buy a carload of cowa for us by the farmers on easy terms. The i renin, ry has a surplus fund for the purpose on hand The interstate commerce eotnmls slon has ordered bearings In the Ore gon straw berry express rate matter in Spokane July 30, before Commissioner Hall. At the meeting of the Oregon Kxpo altlon Commissioners It was definitely decided that $10,000 be appropriated ns awards for Oregon livestock at the Panama Pacific Kxposltlon. On the completion of the budget, It la hoped to raise this sum to fir,000 In the debate over mileage, Senator lame aiHiM.it, .1 the allowance to members of congress of actual ex peitses Instead of 1!0 cents II mile The present system, he said, amounts to an indirect Increase of salary, and the people look upon It ns "Backsheesh. " Initiative petitions have been placed In circulation lu Mood River county to reduce the salaries of county officials in Hie aggregate sum of $1400. All olfleinls except the treasurer lire uf fee ted hy Hi- proposed schedule. Coun ty Judge Is reduced to $Huo With u vnw to determining the .il ue of the salt beds of Summer and Albert taken. In order that the state hind hoard or legislature may lutein gently dispose of them, Governor, West has ask, il the director of the Oregon Korean ot Mines and Heology to make an examination of them. An ordlpnncc declaring It a mils urn e le solicit orders fur Intoxicating Illinois in Sprlngflid, and providing a penalty of trout $l,.'i to $uu tor Iln first offense mid of $1'00 for subse ipiellt offenses has been passed II llll II 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 tt I by the town council. The A I tut il Retail Merchants' aaso elation me considering reorganizing into n count) unsocial Ion. which will . inhabit he known as the I. inn County i illl association. I he purpose of the ussocliitloii will be for better co operation mining the merchants, the establishment of certain rules govern lug the en, III business nml for the adoptiou of a ciedll rating guide lame count will lose at least $160, unit and possibly more tux money In two cms on account of a ruling Just made b Attoruet General A M Craw ford Me has senl an opinion to II I' Keetiet. assessor of this county, that Hie Oregon i alumina grant lauds caniuu he listed for assessment until the sun in revert the laud to the gov iiniiiiit is settled in the United Siaii s su i iiii court. The i) mi termastcr general of the aiinv minims Senator i liainherlalii that In accordant with his reipiest, instruction hate been issued to the tpiaricrinasif rs al San Francisco and Seallle lo invite Oregon llllli helluen to bid tin all lumber required by the war department on 'he Pacific coast Sen aior Chaiiibi i lain expects similar ac Hon by oilier departments of the gov ernment Aller sue. , s at t'oipnlle in oblain i ii4 the s.iiieiion of the cil council tot oloalng saloons, the antl saloon (ac tuui has planned lo start .puck pet lion campaign Si Mar.-hlield and lOpea to tl;i v e the cut closed I Jill) I omen an- making a bOUM to house canvass lot signal tires to pa tun nis. whnli Ibe) will later ptesent to the council NO ctlort has In . i. in. nt.' gi jet to . ivuinvoiit the nova nn : he wet eleneul relying oa lb state law Judges Hear) 1. Benson and Cbai 1- Mi N.it.v appeared before Hie stale cant assing boar, I ami temiested the boaid to I k lot a recheck of the tally sheets in .. I the counties of the state. so far as their totes for fourth place ou the republican ticket for supreme judge are concerned Thus a contest was avoided and the exciting race be tween these W0 ci miniates is not yet ut an cud As the figures now stand McNart is credited with a lead of 13 votes The vote for all the other can didates was officially canvassed by the secretary of state in the presence of Hie governor and state treasurer. MANY MEASURES FOR VOTERS OF OREGON Taxation Proposals Are Held to Be of Far Reaching Im portance to the State. Salem. That the electorate of the state will have nearly the sume num ber of proposed hills and constitution al amendments to wrestle with at the November election aa It had at the last general election la Indicated by the number referred by the last gen eral assembly and those filed with the secretary of state for approval aa to form. The general assembly refer rcil eight amendments and three bills and 16 other amendments and 10 measures to be Initiated have been filed with the secretary of state. Nearly all t ; ur-s suggested, dis cussed and "rumored" have been filed and, July 2 being the Inst day for fll ing completed petitions. It Is not likely there will be muny more. The measures probably of the most far-r.'achlng Importance to be deter mined ut the coming election relate Jo taxation. The $1."i00 tax exemption constitutional amendment is certain to go on the ballot, for the petitions for It have been completed. This measure provides that every person be exempt from tax on $1600 of the total assessed value of his dwelling, household furniture, live stock, mnchlnery, orch..rd, vines. bushes, shrubs, nursery stoc't, mar chamllse, buildings and other Improve ments, In and under his lands mude by clearing, ditching and draining. A constitutional nmendment creat ing the office of lieutenant goveri or Is referred by the legislative assembly. Officers of the State Orange, State Federation of Labor, People's Power League, Karmers' I'nlon, Farmers' So ciety of Kqtilty and the Proportional Representation Korean have filed a con .iliiiilininl amendment to abolish the stale senate. The amendment Is lu all respects self-executing and If approved shall be Immediately oper ative. With till the ngltntlon for abolition of slate hoard: and commissions, only three measures have been filed look ing to this end. Jonathan llourne, Jr., ex-United Stales senntor, offers n measure to 'prohibit tl.c giving or promising of ant valuable consideration to Induce another to circulate or secure nluna aurts to any petition for the Initiative, r-i. leinluin or recall, or for placing an-, inline on any official ballot, and to provide penalties for violation thereof." The Socialist party of Oregon has a constitutional amendment which would establish a department of In dustry nml public works to lie under the contiol of the state labor comnils si, nier Its function would be to is tnhllsh industries, systems of trans jm nation, distributing . stilt loos and public works for the employment of unemployed persons mid for the sale and distribution of their products. The money for operating the de pnrtment would be derived from a tax upon the estates of dead persons ap ptaised at Jan. iion or more and from appropriations that mat be made for Hi- purpose. The tax on estates shall not be less than lu per ir.i and iniiy be graduated iibuve that percentage b) law. Typhoid Germs For Militia. Ktlgeue Six lubes of typhoid gci ins, prepared for Inoculation pur hate been received In Colonel Creed Hammond of the Oregon i nasi aitillery corps for use among the m, tubers Of the (wo in 1 1 1 1 in coui amis in Inigeiie Tltc Ben will he treated In snail groups after working hours. Brief News of the Week Kllgllsh siilirageltes staged one of tin most dramatic acts of their cam pain when liny exploded a bomb ill v . -minister vhbe i .11 Krancis.os population is 518,- .. -cording 10 Ibe new i jlv direc tOT) The gain ill the past vear is Ml minted at It.TU series of tornadoes swi ipl through Haknla ami i auseil coli.-ldi 1 a l.e kgB to farm buildings. HetV?) la; s tell ill some seclloiis The strike of the ltl.OuO einplot.. of the Wt'Stlughouse Klectric a Ninn.i In, 'luring company has .spread to the 1'nion Switch A.- Slgnnl company, says a report from Pittsburg. T'ie Geut-utl Federal ion of Women's Clubs, in convention at Chicago, went on record aa favoring votes for wo men The National Association of Mexi can war veterans met tor its annual r. in, ion at Chiliicothe. O. less than a dozen members being in attendance. The parade was led by a man M years old The total number of Americana who have registered at the Hnwiliau lega tion at Mexico City and declared their intention to remalu In Mexico at their otau risk Is 1.'71 Only 300 ot these ui nous live outside the capital. Men's and SUITS AT POPULAR PRICES $8 $ $13 $13.50 for one of those High Art Hand Tailored Suits, the kind you are used to paying $20 for. Conditions enabling us, alone, to make this most remarkable price $13.50. Blue Serges and Fancies; any one of a doz en bright, new, snappy models; any one of a hundred or more beautiful patterns. Alexander's Dollar Shirts Full Coat Style cuffs attached the famous Eclipse make. We're the pioneers of the Dollar Shirt business. None too good for us to put in this popular line. Others ask $1.50 or $1.75 and you'll find the difference, price only. Quality, you'll choose ours. ALEXANDER One Price Clothier Queer Sea Catch. One of the queerest deep sea orea -I ever seen in the vicinity was brought in a few days aKo by a fisherman of Venice. I'al. It is live feet in length black and green mottled, with a tl like that of a hark. It haa a domal tin and four feet, shaped like those of a parrot Its mouth resembles that of a Gila monster, while iU head is a replica on a large scale of that ..f a California horned toad The man who brought It to land has never touched golden grain belt beers, advertisement Young Men's Ontario. Oregon 'GOOD SUGGESTION TO ONTARIO PEOPLE (( ; surpribinK tue ,mount of old fou, maUtr ,he ,jnip,e mixture of j buckthorn oark , jjyoerine. etc. known I Adler-i-ca, draina from the system, Thij remedy bMmme fwnoUlt by clrimg -ppcndjciti8 ami kU on jj0TH the upper Wld the ,ower owt;1 w thorougnly th.t 0NE DOSE re,ieves oUr atomach. on the iU,mach and constipation Llmo8t IMMEDIATELY. We are. ' m,htv alad we are Ontario antK f.,r Adler i-ca. Druggists.