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PEACE IN MEXICO
l)r. Jordan to He President
Educational A »»ociation
St. Paul Thu unanimous election of
Dr. David Starr Jordan, chancellor of
Lelami Stanford University, to the
presidency of the National Education
association, one of the most coveted
General Huerta to Resign as : |M>sitions in the educational world, was
assured when Dr. David B. Johnson,
Part of Program.
of Rockhill, S. C., suddenly withdrew
from thu contest, thereby terminating
one of the most active [«olitical cam-
paigns in thu history of the aaaocia-
Arrangement» Made tor an Honc»t • l tion.
Election Dictator to hute
Dr. Johnson’s action followed a long
Under Safe E»cort.
conference with a large number of his
aup|s>rters, who claimed a majority of
thu votus of the nominating committee
Vers Cruz Thu resignation of Pro for their candidate.
Several of thu leading educators ex
visional Prusiilunt Huerta may be
placed before congress within the next press relief and satisfaction over the
few days, the general <le|«arting imme i withdrawal of Dr. Johnson and de-
diately thereafter for I'uvrtn Mexico
or Vera Crui. under British escort, ac
cording to re|M>rta in circulation here,
which originated from a sourcu that is
usually well informed.
Agree» to Modity
POLE EXPLORING Wilton
7 runt Legitdation Program
D. C. — Representa
PARTY IS LOST tives Washington,
of "big business” had a long
Noted Members of Karluk Ex
pedition Perish in North.
After Stefantxon'» truel 1» Sunk
, Men Start for Civilization
Karluk'» Captain Denie».
Nome, Alaska (Later) — Captain
Robert Bartlett, of the Canadian Arc
tic exploration cx|>edition, positively
denies that he Ment any report to the
minister of marine at Ottawa which
could la* construed as indicating that
eight men of the Karluk’s crew were
missing and probably lost.
Captain Bartlett said he was at a
Washington, D. C.
loss to understan«] how the Canadian
was received from Meixco City by
officials obtained the information which
diplomata here that (tenoral Huerta
they gave out as coming from him,
would resign within two or three day»
mid HMfld that a - far a - he knew all the
in favor of Francisco Carbajal, newly
men who were on the Karluk when
appointed minister of foreign affairs.
»he was wrecked in the Arctic ice last
It was learned that the ap|M>int-
February were safe on Wrangell
metil of Carbajal, is part of a general
program by which it is hoped to make
peace with the constitutionalists. The
Ottawa, Ont. Two parties, of four
Huerta delegates to the Niagara
men each, who set out from the
conference are understood to have been
wreckol Arctic steamer Karluk, of the
awaiting this move for several days. ,
Stefansson expedition, ten days after
Carbajal has long been a member of ;
that vessel sank, are believed to have
the Supreme court of Mexico and May |
perished. That they cannot have sur
31 last was elected chief justice.
vived their attempt to reach civiliza
Realising that the constitutionalist !
tion is the conclusion reached by the
generals would disapprove the plan for I Dr. David Starr Jordan, Who Was deputy minister of marine here after
peace conferences with representatives ’ Elected President of the National reading the latest report from Captain
of General Huerta as pro|>o»ed by the
Education Association at St. Paul, Bartlett, who commanded the Karluk.
mediators, because they do not wish to j Minn.
Captain Bartlett is now at Nome.
have dealings in any form with
The first party set out for Herald
Huerta, the suggestion was made to
Inland. The other »ought an unknown
the Huerta group that another man jamaiblu dissension in the ranks of the shore that was barely discernible
be placed In power with whom the association.
through the Arctic night.
It was also announced that there
constitutionalists might feel disputed
The supporting party which accom
panied the first party returned and re
It is believed here that Carbajal of Oakland, Cal., as the meeting place ported that progress had been stopped
will endeavor to arrange terms of next year.
by open water three miles from shore.
fteace which^will lie virtually terms of I Suffragist* won a measure of suc Four men were left with provisions on
cess when the resolutions committee the edge of the ice, waiting for a
agreed to report to the association a chance to land. That was the last
resolution approving woman suffrage heard of them.
Illume tor Sinking of Em-
and equal pay for teachers, regardless
The second party consisted of Henry
pre»» of Ireland Placed of W
Beuchat, of Paris, the anthropologist
omen delegates were highly elated i
Quebec Alfred Tuftenes, third offi over the actions of the resolutions j of the expedition; AliMter Forbes-
cer of the Panish collier Storstad, was ' committee and pointed out that as MacKay, of Edinburg, the surgeon of
held by the Wreck commission to be women delegates arc in the majority the expedition; James Murray, of
directly to blame for the collision with at the convention there is little doubt Foxfield, Hantz, England, the ocean
the Empress of lrelaisl in the St. Law- ! as to the passage of the suffrage reso ographer of the expedition, also a
Shackleton man, and Thomas Morris,
rence river thnt caused the loss of lution which will be presented as the sailor.
more than 1000 lives.
beginning of a “peace movement”
This party was seen a week later by
The commission finds the young within the convention.
an exploring exjxjdition from the main
mule was "wrong and negligent in
[«arty, whicn reported that Beuchat's
keeping the navigation of the Vessel 1 Colombian 7 reaty Unlikely
hands were frozen and he seemed to
in his own hands and failing to call
the captain when he saw the fog com- J of Pottage Through Senate be in [>oor shape, but that he refused
offers of assistance and transportation
Washington, I). C.— Already there
The report says the disaster wan not ' are indications, in the senate commit- back to camp. That was the last heard
due to any »[«ecial characteristics of ; tee on foreign relations and in the sen of the second party.
the St. Lawrence. It was a disaster ate itself, that the administration is
which might have occurred in any abandoning the idea of securing the NATION’S WHEAT CROP IS
river in similar circumstances. It is ' ratification of the Colombian treaty of
CLOSE TO BILLION MARK
held that the dominant cause of the Hjstlogy. After Several days of effort,
collision was the Storstad’» change of in the course of which strong opposi
Washington, I). C. — Estimates that
course, w hich th«' third officer ordered tion to the treaty developed, the ad the total wheat crop would approach
without consulting his superior, the I ministration turmsl from the Colom the billion-bushel mark—930,000,000
first officer, who was in charge of the bian treaty to the treaty with Nicara bushels, to be more nearly exact—and
ship Mt the time.
gua, and now the entire effort is being be the greatest wheat crop ever grown
The report notes a radical conflict in made to get action on that agreement, were given out by the department of
the testimony of officers of the Em it being evident that a majority of the Agriculture Thursday. The estimate
press and of the Storstad.
foreign relations committee will vote for corn was 2,868,000,000 bushels.
" Witnesses from the Storstad,” favorably when the time comes to
Probabilities of the crops on July 1
rends the report, "say they were ap make a report.
were as follows:
proaching no as to pass red to red,
Thirty million bushels of wheat
Were it not for the constitutional
while those from the Empress say they re«]uirement that treaties must l«e rat were added to the prospects of the crop
were approaching so as to pass green ified by a two-thirds vote of the sen during June by the excellent weather
to green. The stories are are irre- i ate, pressure would even now be conditions.
We have, therefore, brought to bear to ratify the Colom
The acreage planted to corn this
thought it advisable to found our con- , bian treaty, but the two-thirds provis year was only slightly less than that of
elusions almost entirely on the events , ion cannot be waived, and preliminary last year, while the condition of that
spoken of by the witnesses and on polls indicate that more than a third crop was 1 per cent better than the
their probable sequence in order to ar-; of the senate is against the apology ten-year July 1 average condition,
rive at a solution of the difficulty."
and against the payment of $25,000,- making the prospects good for a crop
better than the average for the last
Moreover, some of the Colombian five years.
Women Are Told "llaby
have muddle«! the situation
A 200,000,000-pound decreased in
Crop” Should Come Find lobbyists
by boasting to opposition senators that the. tobacco crop is indicated, a total
Washington, I). C.- Declaring that Colombia will never accept the $25,- crop of 733,000,000 pounds being esti
"the American baby crop” is the most 000,000 unless the cash consideration mated.
im|s>rtant product of this country and is couple«l with an »[«ology and that in
Reports for July 1, of the wheat
that the work incident thereto is a the not very distant future Colombia crop follow:
big job. Miss Marjorie Dorman, secre will get both, with the consent of the
All wheat—Area planted, 53,377,000
acres, compared with 50,184,000 acres
tary of the Wage Earner»’ Anti senate.
Suffrage league, isauc<l a statement
The activity of the lobbyist has last year. Condition, 93.4 per cent of
that possession of the ballot will in turned several doubtful senators normal, compared with 93.7 per cent
jure rather than benefit working wom against the treaty, an«l those who are on June 1, 78.6 per cent on July 1 last
at odds with the administration on year, and 81.7 per cent, the 10-year
"Since, according to the last census, thiH issue are seeing to it that other average on July 1. Indicated yield,
only 19.5 per cent of the women of senators are advised as to the moves 17.4 bushels per acre, compared with
this country are unmarri«>d," declared and tactics of the lobby. The senate 15.2 bushels per acre last year and
Miss Dorman, "it is only natural to resents an effort on the outside to 14.7 bushels, the average for the past
suppose that the great majority of drive it into taking a spécifié«! action, five years. Estimated total produc
women are concentrating ami special and now that the senate finds itself tion, 930,000,000 bushels, compared
izing on the baby crop.
held up by a group of lobbyists, pre with 900,000,000 bushels, the June
"This is the most direct influence a | sumably working for a large slice of forecast, 763,380,000 bushels last
woman can bring to bear upon the the $25,000,000, and individual sen year and 686,000,000 bushels, the av
ators find lobbyists Itoasting that the erage for the past five years.
treaty will be ratified.
The amount of wheat remaining on
Rebel» Occupy Acapulco.
farms July 1 is estimated at about 32,-
236,000 bushels, compared with 35.-
Nogales, Sonora, Mexico—Acapulco,
Vettel Baptized Luckily.
a seaport on the west coast of Mexico,
Philadelphia — The new steamship 515,000 bushels on July 1, 1913, and'
23,876,000 bushels on July 1, 1912.
has been vacate«! by the federal» and Great Northern, the largest coasting
occupied by Figueroa brothers, revo vessel ever built in the Unites! States,
Iowa Progretudvet "Dry."
lutionary leaders, according to a tele had an odd christening when she left
De» Moines, la.—After a fight which
gram from General Alvarado, sent the ways at Cramps. In addition to
the usual splash of champagne, the raged for hours in the resolutions com
General Alvarado, who is com vessel's keel was rubbed with a lucky mittee the delegates went on record
mander of the rebel forces besieging stone which reposes usually in the by a vote of 358 to 283 in favor of the
Guaymas, reporteti the situation at necktie of Colonel L. H. Morrell. Mrs. following plank:
"We believe that
that »cajort was unchanged, although Lacey, wife of the construction super the manufacture and sale of intoxicat
there were 51 desertions from the intendent of the Great Northern ing liquor for a beverage is a social
federals to the rebels at Cruz de Steamship company, broke the cham and economic evil, both state and na
Piedra Saturday last.
pagne bottfe. The vessel is as large tional. Therefore, believing in the
and fast as many trans-ocean liners.
rule of the people, we favor the sub
Train Kill« Six Picnicker».
mission of an amendment to both our
'‘Dry»" Will Start Daily.
state and national constitutions prohib
Rochester, N. Y. — Six persons re
Atlantic City, N. J.— Announcement iting the making and sale of liquor as
turning from a Sunday school picnic
were killtni when the huckboanl wagon that a daily newspaj>er in the interest a beverage.”
on which they were riding was hit by a of national prohibition woukl be start
Lightning Strip» Soldier.
The party of 1(5 was ed in Washington was made at a dis
flinging "Nearer, My God to Thee” as trict conference of the Anti-Saloon
Bisbee, Ariz. — Miguel Anguiano,
their wagon rumbled down the road league of America. The paper will who carried papers indicating that he
toward the tracks, and the voices begin publication in December. The had enlisted in the constitutionalist
drowned out the noise of the train. sum of $200,000 is said to be available army of Sonora, was struck and in
The dead all were between 14 and 18 and a circulation of 100,000 has been stantly killed by lightning near the
years of age.
FARM ts. ORCHARD
conference with Preisdent Wilson at
Note» and Instruction» from Agricultural College» and Experiment Station»
the White House Friday about the ad
of Oregon and Washington. Specially Suitable to Pacific Coast Condition»
ministration’s anti-trust program.
Ten leading members of the Chiacgo
AsMciation of Commerce gave Mr. Insect Damage to Building Timber of wood and most frequently are pack-
Wilson their ideas of proper trade
Oregon Agricultural College, Corval , ed "8ince
these beetle» prefer to »tart
commission and railroad securities
bills and as a result the bills passed by lis.—"Perhaps the most commonly no ' their galleries in sapwood, timbers
the house ar si now [«ending in the sen ticed form of insect Injury to timbers used in building construction should
1» caused by borer»," »ay» Professor be free from sapwood in order to offer
ate may be modified ax to details.
resistance to powder post beet-
As a direct result of the discussion, V. I. Safro, assistant entomologist at j most
les. If this is not expedient the sap
the President telegraphed to Represen the Oregon Agricultural College. wood should be treated with kerosene,
tative Covington, of Marylan«!, who "These white grubs are of various coal tar, or creosote. To prevent the
framed the house trade commisiaon size» and in the adult stage are known spread from infested to non-lnfested
bill, asking him to return to Washing as long-horned, wood-boring beetles. wood, the lnhsted portion should be
removed and burned. If this cannot
ton to confer with the Chicago delega
If the grubs are flat headed they ma be done the infested part should be
with a heavy application of
The Chicago delegation advocated a ture into wood boring metallic beetles. treated
kerosene. When wood previously ln-
trade commission with broad powers The Injuries Inflicted by them are j tested
Is used painting will not stop
of investigation and authority to order quite noticeable, round or somewhat the progress of attack though it will
th? discontinuance of practices con
prevent attacks unless the cracking
erably In size in the same piece of ; of
trary to law. They objected to mak timber.
the wood or paint exposes some un-
ing all corporations return annua) re all kinds may become infested and : painted part.”
ports to the commission, and thought materially weakened by the attack of
too many definitions of illegal prac these borers.
Advantage» of Silage Feeding.
tices were unnecessary.
"When the damaged timbers appear By FrofeMor K. R. Grave«. Oregon Agricultural
President Wilson was particularly as though well sprinkled with ‘pin
pleased to hear that the delegation did boles,' they have been attacked by
Silage is pre-eminently a feed for
not object to the proposed commission j timber beetles. These are small cyl the dairy cow. While its use as a feed
paaxage on questions of unfair compe- j indrical, brown to black insects from for beef cattle, for sheep, and to a
one-tenth to one-fifth of an inch long, limited extent, for horses, is rapidly
tition and practices.
about one-sixteenth of an inch or
The Chicagoans summarized the | and
less In diameter. The holes are a lit increasing, it has always been more
points for which they contended as tle larger than diameter of the Insect widely used as a feed for dairy cattle
than for any other class of stock. The
that bores them.
The Sherman law should be retained
“The adult of these beetles bores dairy farm of today is not complete
and not changed. It should be admin a gallery for itself and its young in without a silo.
istered by a strong, business-like com the sapwood of unseasoned lumber,
Silage, because of its palatability,
mission, which should act on it» own frequently extending the gallery into succulence, low cost as compared with
initiative, on the request of the Presi
other feeds, and its availability to
the most part on a fungus that grows supplement any feed or crop at any
dent, the department of Justice or on in
the gallery walls. The original at
complaint of aggrieved individuals.
tack is frequently made In the woods period of the year, or in any kind of
An extensive system of definitions is shortly after the tree was felled or season, is well adapted as a feed for
not practicable. Each case should de- ■ girdled. As the young transform from the dairy cow.
[«end on its own circumstances. The small white worms to the adult beet Some of the reasons why you should
criterion is not whether competition ' les they emerge and begin a new at have silage are as follows:
is to some extent reduced, but whether ; tack by starting other galleries in the
Every ration needs some succulent
the practice is fair or reasonable and ■ same or nearby pieces of wood.
“Slight variation of pinhole damaged
not against the public interest.
Corn silage is probably the cheapest
timber is that in which the holes succulent feed that can be had.
The commission should have broad vary
powers of investigation and power to ' piece of wood. The insects that cause
A ton of corn silage contains more
determine and order the discontinuance them are long and slender timber food nutrients than a ton of roots or
of’those practices foridden by the law, I worms. The adult beetles of these kale.
and such investigation should precede ! worms fly during the summer and lay
An acre of com can be placed in the
action in the courts by the attorney | their eggs inside the bark of logs just silo at less cost than an acre of roots
beneath the surface of barked or or kale can be harvested.
The commission should have juris square timber.
The crop is never too wet to put
diction over individuals as well as cor "Among the most interesting de into the silo. Silage can be made in
stroyers of timber are the white auts weather that could not be utilized in
more properly known as termites. making or curing hay.
The commission should have power These
insects are not true ants nor
to award damages as reparation to in are they exactly white. They are
Many crops, especially in Western
small, long, whitish brow'n, soft bodied Oregon, will be saved and utilized for
With regard to the Clayton anti insects occuring more abundantly feed, that would otherwise be a total
trust bill, the association maintained nearer the tropics. They live in col loss on account of unfavorable weather
that section two, forbidding discrimin onies somewhat as ants do and on this for curing.
ation in price between different pur account they are called ants.
More feed can be stored in a given
“The borers found in the tropics are space than in the form of hay or
chasers, necessarily would make fixed
a great extent mound builders,
prices and destroy, rather than aid, to
some of the African mounds reaching fodder.
A well-filled silo is a guarantee
a height of 20 feet. The destruction
It held that section three, forbidding of wooden buildings and furniture is against shrinkage of milk when the
refusal of owners of mines and others nothing short of sensational. They pastures dry up.
to sell to any representative of a firm, work entirely within the wood, leaving
Silage can be used for supplement
will be covered by the Sherman law, no indication whatever on the outer ing pastures more economically than
where such practices were made con surface until the structure collapses. can soiling crops; because silage is
trary to public benefit; that section Wooden parts of buildings and furni not only more palatable, but requires
four, forbidding the disposition of ture. apparently perfectly sound, have less labor.
found to consist of nothing but
merchandise on condition that the pur been
When silage is the basis of the ra
shell as the result of the tion,
chaser shall not use or deal in mer work of these
more stock can be kept on a giv-
chandise of a competitor, can be read
“The species found as far north as ; en area of land.
Silage is very palatable and has a
ily reached by the Sherman law, and Oregon is by no means so destructive
that if applied literally, it would re-1 as those found further south. Com beneficial effect on the digestive or
duce the incentive to capitalize good mon American borers attack the wood gans.
en parts of old buildings and under With the silo fail, a good palatable
will in American trade names.
Other sections the association1 mine the supports and other parts of feed is always at hand, no matter what
thought covered by the Sherman law I the structure. They prefer to work the weather is, nor how busy the
w’ood and carry on other ex teams and men are in the field.
and section seven, exempting certain | in damp usually
with the grain so that
organizations from the operation of cavation
The relative value of roots, kale,
when a collapse does take place it is
and silage, the usual sources of succu
the act, it held to be "class discrim usually sudden and violent.
"Timbers well creosoted are practi lence for winter feeding, depends upon
cally immune from attacks of white their composition, comparative feed
ants or of any wood infesting insects. ing values, cost of production and
Japan Is Wholly Neutral
Partly eaten timbers have also been yield, keeping qualities and conven
With U. S. and Mexico protected by a treatment of arsenic in ience in feeding.
some mineral oil. Parafine, kerosene,
It is known that the corn and clover
Washington, D. C.—How Japan has benzine, carbolic acid, corrosive sub silage
the greatest percentage
adhered to its declared intention of limate, and zinc chloride, have also of dry contain
matter, while the kale, man
maintaining neutrality in Mexican been recommended for the preserva gels and
contain more than 90
troubles was described in a report re tion of wood against white ants. The per cent turnips
The corn silage and
ceived at the Navy department from
usually takes place during the artichokes contain the greatest amount
Captain Andrews, of the cruiser Mary larvae
summer. This is especially true if of carbohydrates, and with the apple
land, on the Pacific Coast.
the trees had been felled the preced pomace have the widest nutritive ra
"I am told by Captain Moryama, of ing fall or winter and the bark re tios.
The kale contains the greatest
the Idzuma (Japanese) cruiser,” said moved.
of protein, and on account of
the report, "that the Japanese mer “When logs are placed In water a . amount
low carbohydrate value, has a
chant steamer Soiyo Maru, which sufficient length of time before float very narrow
touched at Manzanillo and Salina Cruz, ing to the mill the insects that began
Corn silage contains the greatest
her regular ports of call, recently, did the attack in the woods are killed and amount
of digestible nutrients per ton.
not bring any arms or ammunition to as long as the floated logs remain All of these
Mexico, because the Japanese govern not likely to occur. If logs are trans large amounts succulent
of water, and conse
ment did not permit her to do so.
ported by rail or any method other
are very bulky, for this rea
Before the departure of the Soiyo than floating, the attack will probably quently
should always be fed with
Maru from her last Japanese port she continue.
are richer in dry matter.
was thoroughly searched by the Jap
"The control of the Insect injuries
By comparing the total digestible
anese government to make sure that of this kind begins in the forest at nutrients
contained in one ton of the
she did not carry any arms and am the felling of the tree. Where it is various feeds
we find that 1 ’ ton of
corn silage is equal to 1 ton of arti
"I am further informed by the cap ed into lumber as soon as possible, chokes, to 1.4 tons of parsnips, to 1.5
special efforts to avoid leav
tain of the Idzuma that the Mitsui making
the logs on the ground during the I tons of sugar beets, to 1.8 tons of ru
company has or had a contract with ing
summer. If the logs are not to be; tabagas. to 1.8 tons of carrots, to 2.2
the Huerta government for arms and used within a reasonably short time , tons of turnips, to 2.4 tons of man
ammunition, but that the Japanese they should be arranged in loose piles | gels, and to 2.3 tons of kale.
government would not permit delivery in the sun and kept either in water
All of these feeds are succulent, and
at this time, out of friendship to the or off the ground entirely. In other j all are relished by cattle.
words the timber should be kept either
wet or dry, not moist. Where practi putations comparing them are based
cal and not conducive to excessive only on the composition of the various
Cotta Rica to Be Paid.
checking, the bark should be removed feeds, and do not take into considera
Washington, D. C.—Opposition by Immediately upon felling the tree or tion the palatableness or the stimula
tion on milk secretion that any of
Costa Rica to the proposed Nicaraguan as soon as possible thereafter.
“Seasoned woods of all kinds are these feeds might exert.
treaty, it became known, has been met subject
to attack by powder post bor
by Secretary Bryan with an offer to ers. Their presence in the wood is
pay Costa Rica a fair sum for any often announced by piles of sawdust
"Men are inconsiderate things,” ob
rights it may have in an inter-oceanic like borings at the base of or under
canal route by way of Lake Nicaragua. neath the parts affected. These bor served the bride of a few months.
“You are not growing pessimistic
The Costa Rican opposition is based ers are named from their habit of re
on a claim to jurisdiction over a small ducing the wooden parts of buildings already?" smiles her friend.
“Well, they are selfish. Yesterday
portion of the proposed route, and as and furniture to a powder. The gal
the treaty provides for an allowance of leries are plentiful in the same piece Harry had the cook broil for him the
nice lamb chops I had ordered for my
$3,000,000 to Nicaragua, the depart
This Actually Happened.
dog. ’ ’—J udge.
ment has decided that Costa Rica
"What was that haughty young lady
should be placed on the same basis.
Box — How are you making out on
“Said when she saw what good your resolution to economize?
Fifteen Hurt by Collision.
Faribault, Minn.—Fifteen persons times the common people had she al
Dix—Fine! I’ve got my running
were injured, several probably fatally, most regretted not being one of them.” expenses slowed down to a walk.—
when a freightt rain crashed into a
suburban car near here late Thursday.
A Woman’» Way.
The Pennsylvania Industrial comis
Women and men in the forward end of
the car were jammed and cut with
Bachelor Caller—My dear fellow, I sion is advocating the passage of a
broken glass and wooden splinters. thought your wife had forgiven you bill regulating the hours and working
conditions of cooks, nurses, maid» and
One woman had both eyes put out by and promised to forget it?
It is pro
glass. The motorman of the car did
Husband—So she has, my boy. But other domestic servants.
not see the on-coming freight until too she didn’t promise to let me forget posed that they shall only work eight
hours a day.
late to avert the collision.
she’d forgiven me.—Exchange.