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VERA CRUZ CAPTURED
President Asks Approval of
Fruit Outlook Bright In
•'Measures Short of H'ar” NEWS NOTES OF
Hood River District
Washington, D. C., April 20. The
Mexican crisla today awaited Presi
dent Wilson** presentation of^the situ
Hood River With the lower valley seen we are going to have a reverse of ation to congre««.
House and senate leaders were early
apple district bursting into bloom two conditions of last year, when the New
weeks ahead of last year, experts are town and Pippins were light bearers. at the White House to learn the de
The Nvwtowna will lie heavy this tails of the President's plana so they
busy forming estimates of the crop of year, while the Spitzenbega will pro
might prepare the necessary resolu
this Fall. While the estimates are in duce leas heavily. The heavy rains of tions putting congress squarely behind
definite, all agree that the tonnage recent date will cut down the pears and the President and giving him full au
will be far in excess of the approxi cherries."
thority to act. While the President's
Huerta say» ho will show the world
The rains have been succeeded by plans were not officially disclosed, Il that his rule is "mural and civilized.”
mate 800,000 boxes of the past year.
The crop of the year will be between brilliant sunshine with a light breeae. was conceded In official circles that he
Wall Street is not alarinetl at the
which is excellent weather for |«dlen- would ask congress to authorize what
1,000,000 and 1,500,000 box«*.
“All indications are good,” says H. ization.
are known in international law as Mexican war »care, but atoeks took a
F. Davidson, president of the North
The strawberry crop will move early **measuMM short of war,” which, decided slump.
Pacific Fruit Distributors, who has thia year. Mr. Davidson says that the while not being a declaration of war
Mare Island navy yard teals out
left for Spokane with Wilmer Sieg, distributors expect to ship Kennewick on the ,»art of the United States, «hells for field gun« and a««embles 200
distributor sales manager, to lay plana strawberries by May 1, while local might be so construed by Huerta.
tons of pro vision«.
for the marketing of fruit crops of the fruit will be moving by the middle of
According to bvHt-inforim-d officials
Germany*!« hopeful that no serious
year. "From the orchards that I have the month.
these would consist of the following:
trouble will occur («’tween the Unite«!
1 Seizure of the |«>rls of Tampico States an«l Mexico.
and Vera Cruz.
Railroad Work Rushed
New Lead Pipe Industry
Troops at the Presidio in San Fran
2- Seizure of the Mexican gunboats
On New Coos Ray Line
Established in Portland in those waters.
cisco notify the War department they
3 Seizure of the railroad from Vera are ready to take thejleld In five min
Work on the Coos Bay
Portland Another new industry for
end of the Willamette-Pacific is pro the
formally Cruz to the Mexican capital to a |«dnt utes.
gressing rapidly. There are six camps opened its door* to the public Friday including a trestle 20 miles west of
The London Standard believe« much
Vera Cruz, to prevent the route to the good t«> foreign commercial interests
between Sand Point, the approach to
the bridge to be built across the bay,
will result from the present crisis in
4 Probably a request for a apeeial Mexico.
and Black Creek, the southern |>ortal of commercial and buxines« organizations
the 4300-foot tunnel through Wind witnessed what is said to be the first appropriation to carry cut these meas
Firm« building aeroplanes and hy
ure». The latter point, however, was
pouring of lead pipe in thia city.
droplanes for the United States gov
Hauser A Hauser, contractors, who Heretofore lead pipes have been not definite.
Vera Cruz, Mex., April 21.—Vera
Washington, April 21. — Rear Ad sublet the 17 miles between the points
Rear Admiral Badger's ships will be ernment have l«>en ordered to rush
ship[>ed here from San Francisco, Den
at Tampico, early Wednesday, accord work with all possible haste.
Cruz tonight is in the hands of forces miral Fletcher reported to the Navy named, have 600 men employed on the ver and the East.
ing to latent calculations.
Mildly Anti-American circulars ap
from the United States warships, but department from Vera Cruz under date job.
The Northwestern l.ead & Machin
Secretary Bryan left his early con peared on th«’ stroel« of Mexico City,
The sand fill and grade are complet ery Company located at 311-13 Front
the occupation of the port was not ac of 10 p. m. that firing still was in
ference with the President, saying the
ed for a distance of 3J miles from
complished without the loss of Ameri progress. There was no mention of Coos Bay. This fill borders the sand street, acted as hosts. Employes have situation was unchanged, that no new but the |«-ople seem to have no animo- ’
aity towards the United States.
been at work for several weeks install
hill country and is a water level grade ing the heavy prosees required in the dispatches had been received and that
Th<< Portland recruiting office 1«
Four Americans, bluejackets ami
nothing but a complete backdown by
all the distance, and will continue so making of lead pipes.
l«>th day aisi evenings, and thirty
marines, were killed by the fire of
for several miles northward.
John T. Lund, secretary-treasurer of
men were accepted in two hours Mon
the Mexican soldiers and 20 fell
The activity has caused a big in the new company, was located for 15 ernment's plan of action.
The Mexican loss is not
The attitude of Carranza and Villa, day evening, while only five were re
crease in traffic between the bay and years in Denver, where he manufac
known, but it is believed to have been
secretary said, he considered very jected.
the inlet to the Ten-Mile section.
tured lead pipes. A few months ago
close to 200 dead and many wounded.
favorable, anti did not expect any com-
Vera Cruz, April 21.—The Ham
The Brotherhood of Locomotive En
he visited the Coast, looking for a lo
The waterfront, the custom house burg-American steamer Ypiranga ar Pacific Highway Camp
plicating developments from that gineer« ha« offer««) their «crvicca to
and all important piers. including rived in port today and signalled the
phase of the situation.
Wilson to man all troop and supply
the various cities he decidisi to build
On Summit of Siskiyous the
those under the terminal works from flagship, voluntarily placing herself
The general comment among con- train« necessary in case of invasion of
which extend the railroads to the cap under Rear Admiral Fletcher's orders.
grewsmen was in hearty support of the Mexico-
Ashland—A main camp at Stein
ital, have been occupied. All the ter The Ypiranga will stand by and the man, with branches at Siskiyou and
President and the possibilities of ac
Governor Colquitt, of Texas, wired
ritory around the American consulate captain has given his word that he Coles, is headquarters for work on the
tion. Some, however, dissented from
is strongly patrolled and detachments will not go out beyond hailing distance Pacific Highway in thia vicinity. The
the President’s plan.
Republican th«’ War department that four cities
hold other sections of the city.
Leader Mann, of the house, has hwutsl on the Mexican bonier will l«> in urg
summit at Siskiyou will be the highest
The Mexican commander. General
statement saying he is not in sym ent need of protection in case of ho«-
elevation on the line. More than 100
In a letter to O. M. Plummer, sec
Gustave Maas, offered a stubborn re
with the movement, and Senator tilitiea with Mexico.
men are now on the job and this num retary-treasurer of the Portland Union
sistance and for many hours there was •‘Not Looking for Trouble,
commented adversely on the
The full text of President Wilson's
ber is being daily increased.
Stockyards company and member of
fighting in the streets. Toward night
But Ready, ” Says Chief J. W. Sweeny, the Portland contrac the Portland school board. State Su- administration's attitude.
message to congre«» on th«’ Mexican
fall it was reported that the main
According to official advices, Ameri question waa tran»mitte«l to Genera!
Portland, Or., April 19.—"We’re tor, is present in person superintend |>erintendent of Schools Churchill ways; cans in Mexico are already la-ginning
body of the federal garrison was in re
Carranza, comman<ier-in-chief of the
“Up to the present time 285 boys of
not looking for trouble, but we’re
Officials understood that rebel forces.
as a bidder on the first unit of the Oregon schools have enrolled for the to leave.
Rear Admiral Fletcher, in command ready for anything,” said Franklin D. highway traversing California terri pig-feeding contest, and this means hundreds of Americans left Mexico
The boanl of supervisors of Imperial
of the United States warships, pre Roosevelt, assistant secretary of the tory, that section extending from the they have already begun to feed the City yesterday for Vera Cruz.
Cal., have miked the military
faced his occupation of the port by a
The State Department, through
Oregon bonier to Hornbrook. The sta
authentic« for «oldiers to prot<«ct forty
demand, through the American consul. navy, chatting democratically on Mex tion at Steinman being virtually on pig».
Similar work is being carried on in
W. W. Canada, for its surrender. ican war conditions, naval prepared the line of the highway makes it very Washington, Idaho arsi Montana as a from Bryan to American consuls miles of irrigating canals from possi
ble damage by Mexicans.
General Maas promptly declined to ac
convenient for persons visting the practical means of promoting the agri- throughout Mexico, has warned all
cede to thia demand, and shortly after Union Depot.
Secretary Daniels lauds Admiral
scene of operations as well as handy cutural and industrial education among
Such protection ns the United States Badger for his action in the Tampico
ward ten whaleboats were sent off
The secretary, on his way from San for the shipping of supplies and ma school children.
ha« undertaken to extend to foreigners episode.
from the side of the transport Prairie
will not be afforded.
loaded with marines.
These boats Francisco to Seattle and the Bremer
Vincent Astor, who han been ser
Finds New Gold Mine in
effected a landing in the neighborhood ton navy yard, obligingly hopped off States Cannot Regulate
ill with pneumonia, is re|>ortcd
of the custom house before noon, and the Shasta Limited when a newspajier
Josephine County Hills
a few minutes later Captain William camera man asked him to pose for a
Portland County Treasurer Lewis
R. Rush, of the battleship Florida,
Ex-President Taft and Joseph M,
Salem Attorney General Crawford, has received news from hi» son, Wade
who was in command of the operations
Choate are re|a>rte«i to be oppoae«l to
in an opinion held that the state law V. Lewis, th*t he, with his partner,
ashore, brought his flag in.
April ha« been a war month through lolls exemption.
providing that correspondence schools V. C. McKinney, have found gold in
Captain Rush’s men had already the Shasta's half-hour wait here.
must maintain resident schools, was paying quantities on their quartz the history of the United Stales. Four
South Americans arrarig«-«! with
taken up their positions. They num
"The navy is prepared,” said Mr. unconstitutional. Mr. Crawford said claim, a mile and a half from Holland. of thi« nation'« great wars, and four
of the Roosevelt expedition to
bered 150 bluejackets from the Flori
Roosevelt, who has been detailed by that the United States Supreme court I Josephine county.
da, 90 marines f.-em the Prairie and
The revolt of the colonie« began on have them "discover” an unknown
his superior. Secretary Daniels, to and several state Supreme courts had said that his son, after prospecting
65 marines from the Florida.
Later take personal charge of the naval situ held that, inasmuch as correspondence
April 19, 1775. The war with Mexico river in the Brazilian forests, which is
through the hills of the Southern Ore
these were augmented by a detach
on April 24, ¡845. Hostilities to be namcil the "Teodora. ”
ation on the Pacific Coast.
"In 15 to schools were engaged in interstate gon county, had located on a claim
ment from the Utah.
war broke out on April 12,
20 days all the vessels of the reserve business, they came within the pur
It is report««! that Charles S. Mel
The coming of the American forces fleet now at Bremerton, including the view of the interstate commerce laws. only a short distance from where he 1861, with the firing on Fort Sumpter.
had prospected more than 25 years
was not heralded by any great excite armored cruisers South Dakota and
The Spani«h-American war began on len, ex-president of the New York,
While he thought the state law a I ago.
New Haven & Hartford railroad, may
ment, but small crowds gathered to
April 21. 1898.
West Virginia, could be made ready good one, in that it was intended to
The prospector« have just recently
watch the landing.
Soon the blue for sea service, if need be, to supple protect the residents of the state from
Of the leaser wars, the Black Hawk be chosen leader of a railway em
jackets and marines marched through ment the vessels already in commis dishonest correspondence schools, he . completed tunnel work on the Ix»ne Indian war, the Apache, Navajo and ploye»’ union numbering 2,000,900
i Laurel claim,. After running 66 feet
the streets leading from the water
said it was plain that the state .could one of the ledges was struck at a 40- Utah war, and the Seminole Indian
front and along the railroad yards.
"These two vessels carry 800 men not pass laws regulating them.
foot depth, the vein proving to be pine insurrection came to a head in
Others proceeded to the American
PORTLAND MARKETS ]
each. About the only difficulty in the
wider and the ore better than that on
consulate, while still others were de way of putting them into commission
ployed along the approaches to Central
at once is lack of men. Because they
Track prices: Club, 92c
in to see the property declare the
Plaza, in which General Maas had con are on reserve, they are manned
Quarries to Re Reopened I I been
per bushel; bluentcm, 98c; fortyfold,
centrated his men.
by skeleton crews of about 200 men
red Russian, 90Jc; valley, 92c.
Newport—After a lapse of 16 years, ful quartz mine.
Uphold Wilson's Stand 92jc;
These maneuvers were effected
Barley Fe«-«l, $21.500(22 p«T ton;
There are five different quartz veins
the sandstone quarries of Pioneer, Lin
without opposition, but suddenly Gen-;
New York, April 20. The Mexican brewing, $23; rolled, $24.50m25.50.
coln county, which furnished stone for on the ground, varying in width from
Vral Maas challenged the advance with
Oat« No 1 white, milling, $23 ;>cr
the Call building and postoffice at San 18 inches to two feet, the ore averag- situation was referred to at the dinner
the first shots -a volley fired from a
la«t night of the Associated German ton.
Francisco, besides numerous other ! ing about $20 a ton in free gold.
point three blocks from the marines
Military societies, celebrating the 50th
Hay No. 1 Eastern Orogon timo
buildings, will resume operations.
and two blocks south of the main April 22.—The University of Wash
anniversary of the battle of Dueppel, thy, $160 17.50 per ton; mixe«l timo
plaza, The marines replied immedi- ington could, in event of war, furnish Portland, has bought 20 acres near
securing Schleswig-Holstein to Ger thy, $14«</15; valley grain hay, $12.50
Oregon City—A number of the up-
ately, but the action ceased in a mo 600 able-bodied men at once from the Pioneer from James Bell, of that
m!4; alfalfa, $ 12m 13.
per classmen of the school of commerce
ment. There was a lull for 10 min- cadet corps to serve as volunteers.
"The measures so far taken by the
Corn Whole, $34 |>er ton; cracked,
utes and then another brief exchange By the time they could be fully equip
of the Oregon Agricultural college, President,” said Adolphe G. Koellde, $35.
from the west end of Montesinos ped , either by the state or the United once. Lincoln county has given the with John A. Bexell, dean of the president of the societies, "are most
Bran, $23.50 per ton;
street, where a federal outpost was States, as volunteers, the number Portland firm a place to erect buildings | school, and several members of the certainly approved by the German so shorts, $26; middings, $31.
would be increased by students not
faculty were in Oregon City recenty cieties, and should war come, I am
Vegetables Cauliflower, 75cm$1.25
At 12:30 the firing became general, now enlisted in the university military condition that the firm expends $5000 and were taken through the paper anti «ure that we shall prove ourselves per dozen; cucumbers, $1.75m2; «egg
and at 1 o'clock the guns of the trans department. The National Guard of
woolen mills. The trip is an annual worthy as those who, this day 50 years plant, 25c per pound; peppers, 35c;
that $25,000 would be invested.
port Prairie went into action.
Washington maintains one company of
affair for the students.
Last year ago, fought and fell for the honor of radish«'«, 17Jc per dozen; head lettuce,
Prior to this a detachment of blue university men on the campus, and
they made a trip to Portland, and thi« the Fatherland.”
$2 per crate; garlic, 12jc pound;
War On Fly Declared.
jackets from the Utah, holding the these are now ready to take up arms.
year to Salem and Oregon City. The
sprouts, 10m 11c; artichokes, 550 65c
ground between the consulate and the
per dozen; celery, $3.7504 . r crate;
work of the Women's Civic Improve- trip was made as guests of the Oregon
Areoplanea Collide, Two Die.
waterfront, opened fire with two of
City Commercial club, O. E. Freytag.
tomatoes, $40 4.50; hothouse, lettuce,
Idaho Militia Ready.
their three-inch guns. The first shots
75cm$1 per box; spinach, 5c per
Lewiston, Idaho, April 22.—Captain city council, the appearance of Mon of the publicity department, escorting.
from these pieces were directed
Roy and Marcel Dablin, who was mak pound; horseradish, 8m 10c; rhubarb,
against an ancient tower which once
New Plant to Employ 200.
ing a flight with him, were burned to 2m2jc; cabbage, 2c; asparagus, $10
served as a light house. This was oc State Militia, when informed that "Clean-up Day” was observed recent
Portland -The Western Cooperage death as a result of a colli «on in the 1.25 per dozen; peas, 6jm7e pound.
cupied by Mexican sharpshooters.
Thousands of spectator« wit-
company is contemplating the con air.
Onions Oregon, per xack, $4.50.
Lieutenant Commander Buchanan, ident Wilson that Idaho desired to be cant lots were gone over and thorough struction of a new plant just «outh of nessed the accident. De Roy's mach
Potatoes Oregon, 65m75c per cwt;
of the Florida, ordered that it be de the first state to offer the service« of ly cleaned.
the public drydock at St. Johns, but ine and another piloted by Aviator buying price«, 40m 55c at shipping
stroyed. Five shot« brought the old
F is in first-class condition and is active part in the war on the housefly, no definite plans as yet have been out Bedault, with a passenger, ' M. Palla- points.
Benito Juarez tower down.
lined for the work. The company has deau, collided In mid-air.
Egg» Fresh Oregon ranch, 1988
The women of the American colony ready to go to the front on 24 hours’ and is one of the six cities of the val applied to the Port of Portland com the gasoline tanka exploded, for both 19|c per dozen.
in Vera Cruz had already been placed
mission for the use of a dredge to machines burst into flames and plunged
Hen», 19c per potind;
aboard the chartered steamers Esj>er- strength and our waiting list is grow of the city charter now takes up the make a fill of from 200.000 to 260,000 to the earth. De Roy and Dablin were broilers, 300 32c; turkeys, live, 180»
anza and Mexico, but the foreign col
yards on its property. Nearly 200 men pinned down and the intense heat pre 20c; drcHsed, choice, 250,26c; ducks,
ony, especially the American section,
will be employed at the ultimate plan. vented rescuers from approaching.
17m 18c; geese, 100 12c.
was greaty augmented this morning
" Butter Creamery prints, extra, 25c
Boise, Idaho, April 19.— When dis
when three trainloads arrived from the
Foster — The 70 homesteaders in I nion Plan* Three Day*’ Fair.
Rebel* Rian to Take Tampieo.
per p«>und; cubes, 22c,
Some of these remained patches were shown him today which township 12 south, range 4 east, 25
Pork Fancy, 10Jm 1 lc per pound.
Juarez, April 20. Orders for an im
m Grande — At a meeting of the
ashore, but many were taken aboard indicated that war with Mexico was miles above here, are awaiting the
Veal Fancy, 13ml3|c per pound.
So far as can be imminent,Governor Haines telegraphed
Hops 1912 crop, prime and choice,
action of the General Land commission cided to hold a three-day fair this Tampico with the purpose of capturing
learned none of the refugees was in President Wilson that Idaho desire«! to at Washington regarding their right to
year, the date set for September 22 to the town at the earliest possible mo 15m 17c; 1914 contracts, nominal.
file on their homesteads. On Decem 24, inclusive. J. A. Russell was re ment were issued last night. The de
W<s»l Valley, 17m 18q per pound;
of her National Guard.
ber 22 last the "12-4” settlers made elected president; Albert Hunter, of sirability of speed said to have been Eastern Oregon,
12m 18c; mohair,
Rebel* Not To Join Huerta.
"application for filings” on their Island City, temporary secretary. emphasized in the order has given rise 1914 clip, 27c.
173 Given Up An Ixt*t.
A gun Prieta — "No matter what
claims, and on January 9 they were These, with N. K. West, J. A. Wood- to rumors that when the American
Cascara bark — Old and new, 5c
St. Johns, N. F.—After two weeks' notified by the Portland land office that ell, W. R. Ix-dbetffr, Claude Mackey warships start to enforce President pound.
comes of the Tampico incidents, the
constitutionalists cannot afford to join search for the missing sealer Southern their efforts to file had been rejected and J. W. Bush, were elected direct Wilson’s orders at Tampico they will _ Cattle Prime steers, $7.50m 8.25;
Cross, the steamer Kyle has returned by those officers. The entrymen were ors.
find not federal« but friendly rebels in choice, $7.3007.50; medium, $701
Huerta,” declared Francisco Elias,
to port. The Southern Cross, with then allowed 30 days in which to ap
7.25; choice cows, $6.250(7; medium,
president of the Sonora war and land
Crop* Look Good.
$60 6.25; heifers, $6m7.25; light cal
tax committee and spokesman for con her crew of 173 men has been finally peal to the General Land commission.
Torpedo Root Destroyer* Sail.
ve», $8m9; heavy, $6m7.50; bulls, $6
*L«banon—The farmers are working
stitutionalists along the bonier in this given up as lost.
Cannery Work to Regin.
overtime on account of favorable
Pensacola, Fla., April 20.—Orders 0 6.25; stags, $60 $7.50.
vicinity. "In my opinion Huerta is
Two Airship* Hurried.
Hogs Light, $8m8.70; heavy, $7mi
taking thia stand he has announced in
Cottage Grove—With all but $100 weather and all sown grain is looking were received early today directing
Washington, D. C., April 19. Or of the necessary stock subscribed, the fine, and the fruit crop promises to be the flotilla of 20 torpedo ts>at destroy 7.70.
the belief that the people will flock to
Sheep Lambs, wool, $6.7507.10;
Peaches are ers here to put to sea immediately,
his standard when he proclaim« him ders were sent late tonight by Secre promoters of the proposed cannery, at the best in many years.
$606.25; wethers, wool,
self a patriotic martyr standing alone tary Daniels for the sending of two at meeting, voted to commence work a full month in advance, ami prunes meeting Rear Admiral Badger’s fleet sheared,
against the allied United States and hydroplanes with the torpedo-boat flo at once and have the institution ready are past the period when froet can in the Gulf and accompanying It to $5.7506; sheared, $5.35mfi.65; ewes,
wool, $4.750,5; sheared, $4.2504.50.
tilla from Pensacola, Fla.
constitutionalist forces,” he said.
to handle this year’s crop.
Resume of World’s Important
Events Told in Brief.
Four Americans Killed, 21 Wounded,
During Fighting in Streets.
MEXICANS MAKE STUBBORN FIGHT
Enemy’s Loss Believed Fully 200
Main Force Retreats
Three-Inch Guns Bring Down Sharp
GERMAN LINER MARLS NO
ATTEMPT TO LAND ARMS
285 BOYS ENROLLED IN
APRIL IS WAR MONTH IN
UNITED STATES HISTORY