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Rioting Begins in Belfast;
King Severely Criticized
Parcel Poet to Take
School Industrial Clubs
Place of Middlemen 1914 WHEAT CROP
Making Great Progress
Belfast — A party riot occurred in
Square early Wednesday
: morning. Stones and other missiles
Salem—Although the work of or ing and baking, 563; dairy herd rec
e nr 11»
a Iw,re thrown Mn<l r®volv*r »hots were ganising industrial clubs in the public ord. 36; corn raising, 381); manual
A large force of police dis- schools has been in progress only a arts, $16; pig raising, 151; potatoes,
296; poultry, 472; sowing, 1045; veg
short time, State Superintendent of etable gardening, 777; total, 4363.
were slighty injured and several were Public Instruction Churchill announces
"When we atop to think," said Mr.
that the results are far bettor than Churchill, * ’that most of . our school
had been expected. He said that 4363 girls will be housekeepers in a few
A light frost caused some damage
London — Westminster continues to pupils had been enrolled by clubs and years, and half our boys will be farm
to the Florida spring vegetable crop.
be a seething caldron over what the that applications for membership were ers, the value of thia industrial work
All the books of the Henry Siegel Liberals now denounce as the "mutiny being received at a rate of 150 a day. can readily be appreciated."
company, of Boston, were seized by
The report was made to Mr. Chur
There are 10 subjects in which the
of the army aristocrats" against the
the district attorney
school children may compete for pris chill by Professor Griffin, of the Ore
a — „w— »» democratic government
es, the names and the number of pu gon Agricultural college, who is co
Jobless men at Los Angeles offer to
begin their march to Sacramento if; The fact has been eatabliahad from pils enrolled in each being as follows: operating with the state department
provided with blankets.
obtainable evidence that General
Canning and preserving, 274; cook of education in this work.
Hubert Gough and the other officers of
It is said that 70 per cent of the tbe Third Cavalry brigade demanded
British army officers in Ulster would anj
resign rather than fight the Ulstermen. which bad
drafted by a lawyer.
The government stables at Fort that they would not be ordered to fight
Riley Kan., were burned, causing the Sir Edward Careen's Ulster volun-
loss of 41 valuable blooded cavalry teers, and that these assurances were
obtained largely through the personal
Salem—A permanent organisation directors shall perfect a plan of oper
• i»n« a.
intervention of the king.
of loganberry growers of the state ation at once, the industry to bo de
Newport, Or., a town of 1500, has
Before tbey kft London they sent
was perfected here thia week. More veloped by sending samples of frosh
not had an arrest in seven months, and me8aagM
lheir brother officers in
than 200 growers attended the meet
the eity jail is deteriorating rapdly
tbat they had found support
ing and It waa the concensus of opin and dried berries to ali parta of the
from lack of use.
'"from the highest quarters.”
On ion that through organisation ade country and the preparation of ade
A bill has passed the senate and their arrival at Carragh camp they quate markets could be obtained.
quate statiatics for the information of
now goes to the house, providing that were welcomed by a guard of honor
Officers were elected as follows: growers. Because of the big increase
plants, seeds and cuttings may be and related the outcome if their sum- President, W. L, Bentley, of Wood of acreage devoted to the fruit thia
mailed’ at fourth-class rates.
mons to the war office.
burn; vice president, Alex La Fol year, it waa feared that it might be
1 The throne, which has traditionally lette. Brooks; secretary. Fred S. By- impossible to find markets.
Fire which started in the Duke to kept out of party controversies, both
bacco factory at Durham, N. C., did because of aloofness and as a point of
damage estimated at $1,000,000 and honor with public men and newspa Salem; director«, Britt Aspinwall. that there will be an adequate demand.
Brooks; H. E. Crowell, Dundee, and Arrangements have been made to sell
threatened the entire city.
pers. is involved in the discussion as the president, vfce president and quantities of the berries in parts of
A Spokane man dreamed of the lo- it has never been before during King treasurer.
the country where they heretofore
cation of a gold mine near Nelson, B. George’s reign, or that of his most
The constitution provides that the have been unknown.
C., and has gone there and staked out diplomatie father.
The section of the Liberals who op-
a claim and is working it.
Gifford Pinchot openly condemns the
"radium lobby" and the “m.n who remier to the military ol garchy are
the king with hi the
the rel><3 -s Ihuman criticising
freedoffi K They
Portland—There has been a falling
Immediate completion of the Wil
misery to make money out of it.
.ummoning to the palace Field Mar off in receipts of livestock at the Port lamette Valley Southern railway from
The sporting editor of the San Fran- ahal Lord Roberts,
who, in hie land Union stockyards, and as a con Oregon City, via Beaver Croek, Mu
cisco Examiner, who died recently, is speeches, advised the officers that they sequence prices of all classes of stock lino and Molalla to Mount Angel and
said to have left a fortune of $175,- might properly refuse service in sup- are advancing. Fancy steers sold by
756, exclusive of his wife’s cornmun- pressing the Ulster irreconcilables and the carload at North Portland this the actual operation of the road be
criticise His Majesty for dealing per week at $8.10 and $8.25 a hundred fore the end of the present year was
John Wanamaker, ex-postmaster aonally with Field Marshal Sir John weight, the highest prices that have assured when the Portland Railway,
general, praises President Wilson’s ; French. chief of the general staff, and prevailed since early last September.
Light & Power company agreed to
Not since June, 1913, have sheep
stand on the Mexican question, declar- General Sir Arthur Paget, command-
guarantee a $700,000 bond Issue nec
ing hordes of manufacturers and spec- mg thefor«a .a Ireland who stood and lamb prices been as high as at essary to finance the project.
Ewes are selling at the
ulators are ready to reap a harvest in ; have been dealt with, they think, only present.
In consideration for thio arrange
yards at $5, and wethero at $6, while
event of war. •
»eotetary of state for war.
ment the Willamette Valley Southern
the best unshorn lambs are worth $7 a
will purchase its electric power from
Postmaster Myers, of Portland, be- (oasf Fisheries May
the Portland railway and will inter
Hog prices also are climbing up
iieve® the new parcel post regulation!
will bring the farmer in direct com-
Cllt v OSt OI LalVin^ again, the market showing a gain of change its traffic with that road at
munication with the city coniutner
Francisco-The department of 20 cents over last week's quotations.
The Willamette Valley Southern al
The best swine are bringing $8.85.
and go a long way toward cutting out
commerce is going to do much during Higher prices than this, however, ready has about seven miles of road
The remaining distance
the coming summer for the benefit of have been realized this year.
to Mount Angel is 25 miles. This can
Brush fires c.u« <»««*•£>■•
the Pacific Coast. Somethmg of the
be built with the $700,000 accruing
iety to suburban residents both east
and west of Portland.
department’s plans was outlined be
from the sale of the bonds.
Under terms of a mortgage filed at
fore the San Francisco chamber of
Harold F. McCormick, son-in-law of commerce in a speech recently by Sec
Oregon City the road can be bonded
John D. Rockefeller, is serving on a retary Redfield,
for $3,OOfltOOO, but this entire issue
municipal court jury in Chicago.
undertakings, at least. No. 31 has adopted resolutions calling will not be sold.
on Governor West to proclaim April
Stock of the Willamette Valley
The government has gladly wel- already have been determined on-a 10 a good roads day for Oregon.
Southern is held by farmers and other
corned overtures for re-opening of ne-
«f. tbe fi*her7 °ff ^ Oregon
The letter to the governor says in
residents of the district to be served.
gotiations from President Huerta.
*nd W“b,”£°n coa*t« *
Some large blocks also are held in
bow much they may contribute to the
‘‘McMinnville Grange No. 31 has
The New York City street-cleaning food supply of the Coast, and a more voted to ask you to designate April 10 Oregon City. F. M. Sift and Grant
department estimates that the recent careful survey of the Alaskan coast to a holiday to be known as Good Roads B. Dimick, both of Oregon City, are
increase the safety of shipping in the day for Oregon and that you request president and secretary, respectively.
snow storm cost that city $2,500,000.
The Portland company, it is under
all citizens to go on the highways and
The Western Union Telegraph Co.,
Secretary Redfield spoke of what work to improve the roads under the stood, has not acquired any of the
failed to obtain an injunction ^against tbe department had done through its
Franklin T. Griffith, presi
striking messenger boys
in Milwau - bureau of fisheries to cheapen the cost I direction of the county courts and su dent of the company, denies any in
pervisors of the several districts. Al
of living in the East by promoting the so that an assistant supervisor be ap tention of acquiring any of it.
pointed for every section of the road
A crisis is impending in affairs in
duction of the edible scallop, found in where necessary.”
Ireland on account of the Home Rule
great quantities outside New York
opposition, and it is believed bloodshed
harbor and almost unheard of until
about a year ago.
The steamer Al
Salem—Governor^West said that he
batross, now lying in San Francisco
wou’d prepare an amendment to the
Bay, will leave next summer for the
Roseburg — In return for broccoli constitution to be initiated at the com
Northwest coast, he said, to investi sent to Chicago local growers have re ing election limiting the state tax
Wheat — Track prices: Club, 91(3 gate the halibut and other fishing pos ceived word that the product sold levy to $2,000,000 on the present
92c per bushel; bluestem, 99c(3$l; sibilities of the Pacific waters.
readily for $3.50 a dozen beads in the assessed valuation, which would com
"I believe that we may add as Eastern markets.
forty-fold, 92e; red Russian, 90c; val
pel the legislature to exercise the
greatly to the food supply of the Pa
A carload of broccoli is being as strictest economy in making appropri
Oats—No. 1 white, milling, $23.50 cific Coast in this way," he said, "as sembled and will be shipped to Chi ations. He said the measure would
the fishing banks of the Atlantic Coast cago during the next few days. Little be prepared in ample time for It to be
Corn—Whole, $33.50(3,34; cracked, have contributed to the food of the broccoli has been grown in Douglas thoroughly discussed before it was
$34.50(8 35 per ton.
county in the past and it was only a voted upon. He would bold the levy
"We hope next fall to report pros few months ago that the farmers de to 2 mills a year.
Barley — Feed, $22(8 22.50 per ton;
pects which will encourage the men, cided to raise the product to any ex
brewing, $23(323 50; rolled, 25.
The governor declared that the
Hay — No. 1 Eastern Oregon tim who I am told are ready to invest in tent. It is estimated that about 40 amendment would not interfere with
othy, $17; mixed timothy, $14; alfal such an enterprise to undertake the acres of it are in cultivation in the permanent road building, for there
fa $14; valley grain hay, $12(313.50. development of this source of addi county.
already is a constitutional amendment
Millfeed—Bran, $23 per ton; shorts, tional weath to the Pacific Slope."
applying to that.
He also thinks
1000 Men Will Get Work.
$25; middlings, $31.
limits should be made to the .county
North Bend—Between 700 and 1000 tax levies the same as he proposes for
Vegetables — Cauliflower, $2.25 per
men will be put to work on the 17 the state.
crate; cucumbers, $1.75(3:2 per dozen;
eggplant, 25c per pound; peppers,
miles of Willamette Pacific railway
Governor Charges Fraud.
20e; radishes, 25(335c per dozen;
Washington, D. C.— Charges that between Coos Bay and the large tunnel
head lettuce, $2.50 per crate: garlic, the treaty between the United States at Black creek by the middle of April.
Salem — Alleging that the original
15e per pound; sprouts, 10(3 He; ar and Mexico creating the water bound Orders have been given for shipments
purchasers acquired the land through
tichokes, $1.25 per dozen; celery, ary commission "involves a scandal," from Portland and San Francisco.
fraud, Governor West has furnished
$3.50(34.50 per crate.
and that the state of Colorado has
Green Fruits—Apples $1(32.50 per suffered direct damage of $17,250,000 and the grade has been completed out Attorney General Crawford a state
box; cranberries $12(312.50 per bar because of the prohibition of 1896 un from Coos Bay for a distance of three ment regarding methods with which
the Pacific Livestock company ob
rel; pears $1(3:1.50 per box.
der the treaty of use of the flood wa miles. Lemm Bros, and Shay have
Onions—Old $4 per sack; buying ters of the Rio Grande in that state, contracts for 2900 feet of tunnel work tained title to about 27,000 acres of
price $3.50 per sack at shipping were made Wednesday by Senator within the territory named, and their state school, swamp and indemnity
lands in Harney county.
men ire arriving daily.
Thomas, of Colorado.
the attorney general to recover the
Potatoes—Oregon 75c per hundred;
The senator urged his resolution to
land for the state.
The governor fur
buying prices, 40@50e at shipping give the state of Colorado leave to file
Railroad Pays Its Taxes.
nished exhibits, his object being to
a claim with the State department to
Roseburg — The Southern Pacific show that the land was obtained
Eggs—Fresh Oregon ranch, 19c per determine the ownership of the flood
company has paid into the treasury of through "dummy" applications
Douglas county $115,445.21, including
Poultry—Hens, 17i(318c per pound;
Fly Edict Issued at Salem.
the personal tax of the company in
broilers, 27}(380; turkeys, live, 19(3
Miners Reject Proffer.
Douglas county. The amount tendered
Salem—Mayor Steeves has issued a
20c; dressed, ehoice, 25(8 26c; ducks,
Chicago—Final refusal of the Unit by the Southern Pacific company in proclamation warning the residents of
148,18c; geese, 10@llc.
Mineowners of America to accept cluded the rebate of 3 per cent, which the city that all garbage piles and
Butter—Creamery prints, extra, 28
the terms offered by the bituminous waa paid under protest. The Southern other fly-breeding attractions must be
(829c per pound cubes, 23(3 24c.
coal mine owners of Western Pennsyl Pacific claims the old law is still in removed immediately. The mayor says
Pork—Fancy, 10(310Jc per pound.
vania, Ohio," Indiana
and Illinois effect. It is not believed the company scientific research has revealed that
Veal—Fancy, 14(314)e per pound.
Hops-—1913 crop, prime and choice, brought to an end here Wednesday the will pay the taxes on its lands held in | the house fly is a dangerous agency
17(318c per pound; 1914 contracts, joint wage scale conferendb of the Douglas county pending settlement of for the spread of disease and that the
men and employes.
Although the the government’s suit to cancel the pest must be exterminated in this
city. The Commercial club Is still
Wool — Valley, 14(318c;
Eastern present wage agreement will expire grant.
doing a good business buying flies
Oregon, 12(317c; mohair, 1913 clip, within one week and there is no un
Salem Has Fly Market.
from children at 25 cents a hundred.
derstanding at present under which
the men have agreed to ' continue
Cascara bark—Old and new, 5c.
Salem—The war on flies in Salem
Home Credits Do Mach Good.
work, union leaders assert that a assumed concrete form when the Com
Grain bags—In car lots, 8c.
mercial club announced that it would
Buena Vista—According to reports
Cattle—Prime steers, $7.50(38.25; strike is not imminent.
pav 25 cents a hundred for the pests.
coming from patrons of the Buena
ehoice, '$7:30(3 7.50;
Town of 20,000 Now Farm.
"The market quotation may not Vista school the home credit system Is
7.25; choice cows, $6.25(37; medium,
$6'36.25; heifers, $6(37.25; light cal
Seattle, Wash. — The site of Dyea, hold at 25 cents," said Fred S. Bynon, doing much to unite the school and
ves, $8-8.9; heavy, $6(37.50; bulls, Alaska, which in the davs of the Klon secretary of the club.
"We had to home. For the past two years the
$5.50(36; stags, $6(37.50.
dike boom contained 20,000 inhabit make some offer and decided on this plan bas been in operation in this
Hogs—Light, $8(38 85; heavy, $7(3 ants, has been filed on as farming land for a start. If our offer is found to school and the resume have been grati
by three homesteaders.
One is an be too high it will be reduced and if fying. Not only do the students do
8heep— Wethers, $5(36.25; ewes, Iniian woman, another a young man not high enough to get the results It better work at home, but their school
studies have been brought higher.
may be raised."
$firstname.lastname@example.org; lambs, $5@7.
w jo is founding a fox farm.
Resume of worlds Important
Events Told in Brief.
Loganberrg Growers Form
Washingon, D. C. — Preliminary
steps were taken by the Postoffice de
partment Monday to perfect Its plan
for reducing the coat of living by hav
ing the parcel post carry products of
the farm directly to the door of the
Ten cities were selected to begin
work of establishing direct connec
tions between producer and consumer,
Postmaster General Burleson having
already issued an order permitting the
use of crates and boxes for butter,
eggs, poultry, vegetables and fruit
shippd by parcel post.
gone to the postmasters at Boston,
Atlanta, St. Louie, San Francisco,
Baltimore, Detroit, La Crosse, Wis.,
Lynn, Maas., Rock Island, III., and
Washington, directing them to "re
ceive the names of persons who are
willing to supply farm products in re
tail quantities by parcel post."
Printed lists of these names, show
ing kind and quantity of commodity
available, will bo distributed among
town and city patrons.
"By the use of these lists," First
Assistant Postmaster General Roper
said, "the city consumer will be able
to get In touch with a farmer who will
fill hie weekly orders for butter and
eggs and other farm products.
consumer will receive the produce
fresh from the country and the person
al relationship established will no
doubt tend to improve the quality.
The farmer will be relieved of carry
ing hie produce to market, as the rural
carrier will make dally collections at
the farmer’s door of these retail ship
menta to city consumers."
New Railway Line Taps
BILL INCREASES PAY OF
Prices Go Way Up
Rich Farming District
Grange Asks Governor
for ‘‘Good Roads Day
Broccoli Brings Big
Price in Chicago Market
Scandal Is Charged In
Dealings With Mexico
Governor West Plans
Limit on State Taxes
ARMY MEN BY $1,121,000
Washington. D. C.—An increase of
$7.564.000 in the army appropriation
bill waa made by the senate military
affaire committee In reporting the
measure to the senate. The emended
bill carries an appropriation of $101,-
The moat important new Item is
$135,000 to construct a military cable
from Washington State to Alaska.
The committee urges an Increase of
$1,221.000 In the pay for enlisted
men, that the army may be main
tained at its present full strength of
86,000, $2,000,000 is asked for ammu
nition for the militia field artillery and
$1,350,000 for field guns.
addition would provide $50,000 for air-
Roosevelt Party looses
Equipment and Specimens
New York — The loss of all the
equipment of Theodore Roosevelt’s
party in the unexplored wilds of Cen
tral Brazil is reported In a cable mes
sage from Anthony Fiala. a member
of the party, to the New York Times.
The message, dated at Santarem, Bra
‘‘We have lost everything in the
rapids. Telephone my wife of my
The rapids mentioned are presumed
to be those of a tributary of the Am
Members of the Roosevelt family
here had received no advices from
Colonel Roosevelt, but expressed no
concern for his safety.
In fact, Mr. Fiala's silence on the
subject was held to Indicate that the
lose waa confined to the equipment and
the archaeological and other specimens
gathered by the expedition.
It was said by the Times that any
personal injury to the colonel waa to
be cabled immediately and fully.
Higher Wages Opposed.
Washington, D. C.—Secretary Dan
iels told the house labor committee he
opposed the Maher bill to fix arbitrary
rates of pay for government Inaehin-
ists in navy yards.
“The wages paid by the govern
ment," said Secretary Daniels, "are
as good, or a little better, on the aver
age, than in private yards. But if we
make the wages too high it will not
benefit the men, because congress re
quires that we send our work where it
can be done cheapest and if private
yards are paying leas money they will
get the business."
Llama Will Sail Again.
New York—The llama which arrived
here last Sunday by the steamship
Verdi from Buenos Ayres, consigned
to William J. Bryan, will be deported
on the Verdi, not back to South Amer
ica, but to England.
At least it will
start for England, but before now, it
is said, dead llamas have been found
floating in from the three-mile limit
after they had been rejected by the
livestock quarantine inspectors. Mem
bers of the crew think that the in
spector is mistaken in saying the ani
mal had the foot and mouth disease.
Highway Bill Reported.
Washington, D. C. —The house bill
providing for highway work in con
junction with the states waa favorably
reported to the senate by the agricul
tural committee. It would also appro
priate $1,000,000 for 1914 and auth
orize an appropriation of $4,090,000
for 1915, with additional yearly in
creases until 1921, when the amount
authorized would be $10,000,000.
Pacific Northwest to Surpass All
Records This Year.
Prospectivo Crop Estimated at 70,-
000,000 Bushels -Increase Over
1913 14,000,000 Bushels.
Portland—The states of Oregon,
Washington and Idaho will produce a
bumper crop of wheat this year, and
unless all signs fail, the yield will be
a record-breaker. Experienced grain
men predict an output of at least 70,-
009,000 bushels of this cereal in the
These views are based on the re
markably fine condition of the winter
wheat crop in the three states. From
the date of planting to the present
time, all conditions of climate, coll
and moisture have been ideal.
every point in the Northwest comes
an uniform report of perfect growing
weather and fine stand.
The Increase in acreage has been
more extensive than expected, averag
ing perhaps close to 10 per cent
throughout the entire territory.
The Northwest last year turned off
a wheat crop of about 56,000,000
bushels. The record yield heretofore
has been Ofi.OOO.OfO bushols.
This year the three states will come
up to this latter figure and without
doubt will exceed It.
Spring wheat sowing Is now in
progress In ail sections, and general
conditions could not be better for this
operation. Prospects for barley, oata,
forage and fruits of all kinds are en
In the Columbia river counties of
Oregon, the Indications are the beat in
years. Sherman county has a 40 per
cent Increase In winter wheat acreage
and there Is promise of a 5,000,000-
has also a
largo gain In planting and farmers ex
pect more than 8,500,000 bushels of
wheat. Wasco has record prospects
and Umatilla will improve on its 6,-
crop of last year.
Union reports a 15 per cent gain in
Throughout the winter wheat sec
tions of Washington, the outlook Is a
rosy one. Lincoln county, the banner
wheat eounty of the West which last
year produced more than 8,600,000
bushels, gives indications of a crop
thia year 25 per cent heavier.
The Walla Walla country, the grain
sections around Dayton. Prosser, Ritz
ville and Preecott, will have, from
prenent prospects, record crops. Big
Bend reports are favorable, and so Is
the outlook In the Goldendale district.
Similar renorta come from the ce
country has increased Its acreage 15
per cent and the grain la having a re
are going in for corn and have en
larged their acreage 100 per cent over
Pet Ants Are Barred
From United States
Washington, D. C.—Mrs. C. W.
Morse's pet ants cannot be admitted to
the United States. No stretch of the
Immigration laws will permit these
undesirable alien insects to enter.
They will be deported at the expense
of the steamship
brought them over.
This Is the dictum of the bureau of
entomology of the United States de
partment of agriculture, as announced
by Dr. I-eland C. Howard, chief en
tomologist, who aald:
“Of course it Is not a question of
Mrs. Morse’s anta being pets, for the
law Is absolute. They are Inaecta and
under the law no foreign insects may
be Imported Into the United States.”
Mias Tyler Loses Office.
Norfolk, Va. — After serving 20
years as postmistress at Courtland,
Va., Misa Mattie Tyler, grand daugh
ter of John Tyler, 10th president of
the United States, has lost her posi
tion by order of President Wilson. An
order waa Issued recently that all post
masters at fourth-class offices must
pass civil service examinations. Miss
Tyler declined to take an examination.
There were four applicants and B. A.
Williams made highest average. Miso
Tyler wept when the news was taken
Volcano Begins Eruption.
Tokio—A severe eruption of the
volcano on Suwanose Island, south of
Kyushu, began here Sunday.
flames rose 500 feet above the mouth
of the crater An expedition haa been
sent to give relief to* the 280 inhabi
tants of the Island.
The long extinct volcano Chokai,
near Sakata, also is In eruption. Thin
mountain is inhabited by fishermen.
New York Haa More Snow.
New York—With the two recent
heavy falls of snow still in evidence in
the outlying sections of the city, an
other 3J Inches fell Sunday, 24 hours
after the official entry of spring. Sev
en thousand men were put to work to-
clear the principal streets.
Long Fall Kills Aviator.
Wool Loses By Grading.
Basel, Switzerland — An aviator
named Borrer was killed here Sunday.
Hie machine had reached a great
height when it suddenly dipped for
The spectators watched the
maneuver with intense Interest, think
ing the aviator was about to loop-the-
loop. Borrer was 19 years old.
Washington, D. C.—American wool'
growers could add 8 cents a pound to
the value of their product if they were
to send it to market graded and put up
as attractively as are Australian
wools, according to estimates of ex
perts of the department of agricul