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ILLUSTRATING THE REAL JOY
Lord Roberta Dies of
Larger Sums Are Asked
Pneumonia in France
for Oregon Institutions
Salem — Announcement was made
by the stste board of control this week
that estimates made by it for state in
stitutions for the coming biennial per
iod totaled »1,763,516.93, which Is an
Increase of »107,955.32 over the ap
propriation* for the same purpose
made by the last legislature for the
present period. Of the last appropria
tions »26,850 for erecting barracks at
the penitentiary and »20,000 for the
Solders' home was turned back into
the state treasury, making the total
appropriations used by the institutions
While increases for
maintenance are suggested by the
board for several institutions the esti
mated increases are largely due to the
belief of the board that improvement*
are necessary. Maintenance increases
are asked for the insane asylum and
the penitentiary because of an increas
ing |>o|>ulation, anti new wards are de
Lord, we, thy children, small and great,
Beneath thy cars, where'er It ba,
The while thy grace we supplicate,
Qlve thanks to thee.
sired for the Insane asylum* because
both of them virtually are filled to ca
pacity. A comparison of appropria
tions for 1913 and 1914, with those
estimated for 1915 and 1916, is as
follows: 1913 and 1914—insane asy
lum, Salem, »611,358.50; Eastern Ore
gon insane asylum, »284,829.80; peni
tentiary, »203,500; feeble-minded in
stitute, »202,243.31; training school,
»73,450; tuberculosis institute, »53,-
000; blind school, »37,235;
school, »79,950; training school for
girls, »50,000, and soldiers* home,
»57,000. 1915 and 1916—insane asy
lum, Salem, »774,711; Eastern Oregon
insane asylum, $315,950; penitentiary,
»156,106; training school, $68,645;
tuberculosis institute, »69,016; blind
school, »37,789.18; deaf school, »58,-
776; girls’ industrial school, »56,875,
and soldiers' home, »37,348.75.
Powder Valley Irrigation
Project to Be Revived
Baker—Work on the Powder Valley
Irrigation company project will begin
next spring, according to plans an
nounced by J. A. Almirall, New York
capitalist, who arrived here to visit
Mr. Almirall said that
the plans as now mapped out are to
build the toe of the Balm Creek dam
next spring and thereby to store
enough water to irrigate at least 2000
acres. The Balm Creek dam is north
of the lower Powder.
Mr. Almirall left for the site of the
operations with W. A. Stewart, local
representative of the company.
Mr. Almirall'» announcement means
much toward the development of
Baker county, aa its points to resump
tion of operations on the project,
which ultimately will furnish water
for the Powder river valley.
answers the question of whether the
company intends to complete the big
“We cannot start more than this
work at this time," said Mr. Almirall.
“With the present condition of the
money market it is impossible to think
of going ahead with ary attempt to
finance this undertaking.
I look for
no immediate relief in the financial
situation. The European war is mak
ing itself felt acutely and until condi
tions are more settl«xi the price of
money will remain high.
however, make this start, and then
possibly within two years we will be
able to go ahead and finance the proj
ect. There is a possibility the next
congress will pass land legislation
which will relieve the situation and
enable us to proceed with the entire
The company has already done »125,-
000 worth of work on the project.
Besides, I am far too modest to boast
Bo I bad Gwendolyn read a compo
«Ilion on "The First Thanksgiving," In
which she told all about the hard
ships of the poor Pilgrims who cam«
over In tho Maybell with Ix>rd Balti
More to Plymouth, and how they »at
down to their first Thanksgiving din
ner of hominy and codfish balls, and
gave thanks because they hadn't been
sculped or burned as witches.
Then Wood had her bind every stat«
In the Union and tell what time it 1«
In the Scandalous peninsula when it
Is six o'clock here. Thee she showed i
all of her beautiful sketches and
played several duets on the piano. Sh«
I* Mr 4«o<uslatehkey'« favorite pupil [joy Gives Up Parole On
Health Bill for Cattle
and h* often tell* me that »he will 1«
Ordered by Governor
u perfect tyro when she grow* up
Ju»t then, the "tocsin of the soul, th«
Salem—A quarantine proclamation
Salem—So far aa analyzing business
EH. yes. Indeed! We would have dinner bell.” rung and we had U conditions is concerned, Henry Clews issued by Governor West here against
had u perfectly lovely time nt evinle til r< t of the program, 1 w a has a rival in John O'Connor, 16 years the foot and mouth disease prohibits
our house on Thanksgiving If glad, too, because the Bollvards looker old, of Portland, who returned to the the shipping of livestock into the state
It hadn't been for un accident awfully bored when Wood's sistei State Reform school after being out from states where the disease exists
that happened at the din- asked Harold to recite—my. my, liow on parole a year. The lad said lie had unless a thorough inspection has been
nor table At the time 1 nit terrl she does love to show him off!
been working in n tailor shop in Port made and permission given by the
We had a lovely meal Nora cor land, but, because of a falling off in proper state or Federal authorities.
It further is provided that the quaran
really had a very bad movay quart talnly Is a fine cook, even if rhe I: business, had been laid off.
dour for a minute, but I noon con Irish. I had her mix the mincemeal
“I spent Beveral days looking for tine shall apply to hog cholera serum,
soled myself by recalling dear Rob with strong tea and cane popper In another job,’’ said the youth to Super vaccine and other extracts of animal
ert Burns' precious words, "The «tend of wicked things like elder ant! intendent Hale of the school, “but origin, unless no infection exists where
I had little money, they are manufactured.
best laid plana of mice and men gaug brandy, and the pie* were delicious without success,
Shipments of livestock from coun
( Everything was.
Nora hasn't quli for when I was working my wages
We only had a small dinner party, I talking about her fine cooking that were small and I could not save much. ties where the disease does not exist
just the Bollvards and Wood'« s'i ter I day yet That's one trouble with th« Being unable to find another job, and in states that are infected are not pro
and her husband and their little boy, Irish, they are so boastful! I firmly convinced that business would not pick hibited by the proclamation provided
Harold. Did you ever meet Wood's believe it Is the reason that Juliu» up until spring because of war and cars are disinfected thoroughly before
sister? My dear, between you and I— Caesar, when he conquered Ireland politics, I decided to come back here being loaded, and unloaded en route in
remember this is strictly sotto voce— christened It ''Erln-go-HraR," don't to spend the winter. I went to the yard* that have been disinfected.
Juvenile court and asked to be recom Health certificates giving this infor
she is very Ignorant and snobbish, and you?
mitted, but the judge said he could not mation from Federal inspectors must
such a talker!
Wood himself ac
that as I had done nothing wrong.’’ 1 accompany the shipments.
knowledge* that she would surely ex passed off beautifully. Wood had kept
The judge, however, called Mr. Hale
plode If she ever got tetanus, and ever the table in a roar—you know what a
Olympia, Wash.—D-. H. T. Graves,
since she went abroad she holds her delightful bon mot ho 1»!—and had over the telephone and the superin state agricultural commission, has
tendent told him to send the lad to the
head as high a* .Marie Antoinette go
school for the winter. Mr. Huie say* gone to Portland to attempt to arrange
ing to the Moulin Rouge and talks But first I must tell you about Ilarohl
the boy will be able to make more a modification of the quarantine regu
nothing but Paris—a perfect parricide, The little wretch, instead of peeling
his living in the tailoring estab lations of Washington and Oregon to
hl* banana into ««trips and laying them
I call hM'
in the institution. It wa* allow free shipment of livestock be
And Ignorant! Why, do you know, carefully on the table like Gwendolyn, there that he learned his trade, and is tween the two states, in neither of
which foot and mouth disease has de
she brought me back a little statu turned hl* skin back and, after eating a fine workman.
esque of Venus from Italy and apolo I the fruit out of It In two bite*, threw
Shortage of carbolic acid is faced
gized for It* broken arms, by telling It under the table, lie said afterwards
here on account of the large quantities
mo It wan that way the diagonal was It slipped off hl* plate. At any rate it
used for car and stockyarad disinfec
found! Ha, ha. ha! 1 could scarcely fell right at Wood's
Toor Wood! He had on iotn« new John Waterhouse against Clatsop tion, and state and Federal depart
retain my specific gravity. 1 was so
amuned Rhe didn't know that Mickey shoe* without any heels—he didn't county was completed before Judge ments in consequence have authorized
Angelo had carved It that way on want to buy them hi the first place, Campbell of the Circuit court this the use of chloride of lime and for
purpose to make It look old and de but I bogged him to, because I love week and the court awarded the maldehyde as substitute disinfectants.
bilitated because the Romnn* dearly him to be the observed of all observ plaintiff $663.50. The action was in
“Bru" Majority la 36,000.
loved antique things, 1 don't blaino ers and have a moldy form, as my be the nature of an appeal from the de
Prohibition secured a majority of
them either. I do myself, don't you? loved Shakespeare would sav—and he cision of the County court in allowing
I have a colonial monogamy antlma- wasn't used to them, so that when he the plaintiff only $1 damages for right approximately 36,000 in the recent
cansar 500 year* old with all the got up to leave the table he slipped of way through his ranch near Knappa state-wide election.
for the Columbia highway.
on the peel.
Practically complete returns from
knobs broken off.
A total of 4.82 acres of land were every county in the state give a total
Ours I* an extension table with ball
I had a high noon dinner at one
o'clock—"when jocund day stands gearing rollers, and when he grasped taken and the plaintiff's claim was of 134,106 in favor of the amendment
and 98,209 against it. This is a fa
the edge of It to save himself from »1225.
tipsy on the misty
vorable majority of 35,897. A few
falling, alas, alas, it parted in th«
outlying precincts in some Central and
middle and all the combustibles of ths
you know, as dear
Ton« of Prunes Are Shipped.
Eastern Oregon counties may not be
dinner were participated onto the
old ? Will would
Rickreall — Several tons of dried
floor and Wood fell backwards on toj fruit, principally prunes, have been included in these totals, and if they
It waa a
give the same vote in favor of prohi
of his chair with the most violent em shipped out of Polk county,
strict I New Eng-
bition as given in the other rural dis
prunes that were sold brought a high
Poor boy! He had been telling s price, the amount varying consider trict* the majority doubtless will reach
course, In honor
baseball story and had been using such ably.
of the day and
Early contracts for the crop
The vote on the amendment to abol
shocking paraphrases as "jammed the were frequent. The crop this season
cushion " "swatted the sphere," “clat was estimated to be (55 per cent of ish capital punishment is close and
-I am an F. F V..
tered across the pan” and “dented the that of last season, owing to early doubtless will require the official can
platter." Don't you think it-was a frosts in the spring injuring the blos vass to decide.
It was servad wo
dreadful coincidence that just a* h« soms and hindering the devlopment of
each agreed to toll
Condon Aida Sufferer*.
said "platter," down wont the turkey? the fruit.
tho one thing we
Condon—A relief fund of $257 was
Oh, dear! I just can't help but feel
wore most thankful for.
Wood was first. He said words somewav that perhnps the whole thing
Road Braga Made of Old Iron. raised in Condon for the benefit of the
couldn't express his gratofultude be was a nemesis on him for using such
Albany—By using old bridge iron in British Red Cross by a concert and
cause ho didn't havo to pay an in dreadful, undeflled slang.
the construction of road drags, the dance given in the local skating rink.
Well, he paid dearly for it, poor Couity court of Linn county is not The talent for the concert was all from
come tax. Poor Wood! Ho staid up
all the night before, figuring out what fellow! I'm afraid it will be weeks only utilizing material which would Condon and nearby towns and the
ho would havo to pay at the source. before his solnr system will be entire otherwise be thrown away, but is using Scotch and American dances appealed
He was terribly puzzled at first and ly renovated. When we disinterred it most effectively for road improve particularly to the fancy of the crowd.
wanted me to help him, but I wns too him that day we found that hl* paral ment. Dtags of this type are to be Although many attended merely to help
the cause, everybody remained to en
busy assisting Nora to make the lax wns dreadfully bruised, and that distributed among the road districts.
he had a severe attack of nostalgia—
joy one of the most pleasant social
affairs ever held in Condon. After the
He didn’t know whether to multiply I declare I thought his dear nose
Old Friday Mine Open*.
concert two orchestras kept the dan
the least common multiple by the would never, never stop bleeding!
Raker — The famous Friday mine, cers busy until a late hour.
Yes, we all partook of some Injury
fourth dimension and add 1 per cent
formerly a big gold producer, located
of the remainder, or extricate the —Mrs. Bollvard hasn't spoken to me 12 miles from Baker, near the Virtue
Opinion Backa Teachers.
cuberoot of tho net proceeds and since because her new scrape-de-shln mine has been reopened. Joseph Buck-
Salem — Keeping children who are
square the result. One thing, he said, skirt was ruined; that Is, all but Har ley, one of the principal owners of the
was certain. He'd just like to get old and his mother. It seems like the property, started a force of men at lax in their studies and deportment in
square once with the Democrats! My, very ironing of fate that they were work under the direction of George after school is legal, according to an
but he was tickled when he came up the only ones present who escaped Ray, foreman. The property will be opinion rendered by Assistant District
stairs the next morning to tell me he from damage, don't you think so?
worked continuously all winter.
arose over the action of two women in
had escaped after all, but, he said. It
taking their children from the Buena
Real Cause for Thanksgiving.
waa a very close shave.
Office Expenae Estimated.
Vista school while the teachers were
I don't know whether to tell I was
Salem — Superintendent of Public detaining them after the regular
thankful bocauso I had been elected thanksgiving. We aro nt peace with
Instruction Churchill has estimated school hours. When E. G. Dykstra,
president of my suffrage club, or be all, even our enemies. If there be such. the expense of his office for the next
principal, remonstrated with the wo
cause I had such n wonderful child as
two years at »25,920, which is the men they quoted a statute which says
Gwendolyn, but 1 Anally decided to In further efforts, and our present diffi same as the appropriation made by the
the school hours shall be from 9 o'clock
timate Cordelia, the mother of the culties breed fresh determination to last legisltaure. The estimate will be in the morning until 4 o’clock in the
Oratchy, and display my jewel child. overcome them.
submitted to the next legislature.
afternoon, with one hour recess.
Ixmdon Field Marshal Earl Roberts
died Saturday night in France from
pneumonia. A telegram from Field
Marshal Sir John French, commander
of the British expeditionary forces on
the Continent, appris«xl Earl Kitche
ner, secretary of state for war, of the
death of England’s great soldier. The
“I deeply regret to tell you that
Ixird RobeHs ditsd at 8 o'clock this
Field Marshal Roberts, who was col-
onel-in-chief of the Indian troops, had
gone to France to give his greeting.
Soon after his arrival he became ser
iously ill. He suffered from a severe
chill on Thursday and pneumonia rap
His great age, 82
years, militated against his recovery,
the crisis in the disease coming quick
The news of the death of Lord Rob
erts came as an entire surprise to Eng
land. The veteran’s devotion to the
interests of the army, his hard work
in this connection and his seeming
good health had been the subject of
comment since the beginning of the
war. He was the most popular mili
tary figure in Great Britain and a na
tional hero without rival in the affec
tions of the people.
Despite his years he had never
ceased hard work since his nominal re
tirement, and, as he had often re
marked, he lived a rigidly absteminous
life that he might preserve his
strength for the service of his country.
During the past-five or six years,
when the German war cloud had been
growing, he prosecuted an active cam
paign to persuade the nation to adopt
a compulsory military service.
belief was that Great Britain required
the training of the whole male popula
tion in arms.
By speeches in Parliament and ad
dresses before meetings throughout
the kingdom, by magazine writings
and letters, he preached unceasingly
the necessity for the nation to have its
men trained in the rudiments at least
of the soldier’s work, so that they
could be called quickly to arms to de
fend the country against invasion.”
Uncle Sam Will Build
Electric Power Warship
Washington, D. C. — The super
dreadnought California, one of the
three huge new ships just ordered, will
be driven by electric motors. Secre
tary Daniels authorized this type of
power plant for the big fighter on rec
ommendation of Rear Admiral Griffin,
engineer-in-chief of the navy. If it
proves as great a success in the battle
ship as it has been in the naval collier
Jupiter, navy officers foresee the com
plete displacement of direct steam
drive in future American warships.
The California, which will be built
at the New York navy yard, will be
the first electrically-driven warship
ever built, as the Jupiter was the first
deep-sea vessel of any type to be fitted
with motors. The decision to install
the new system aboard the battleship
was arrived at only after exhaustive
study of the performance of the Jupi
As in the Jupiter, the main power
plant of the California will be steam
turbines driving dynamos which will
generate electricity to give the ship
at least a speed of 21 knots an hour.
The Jupiter far exceeded her speed
Many in Line to Get
Last Jug of Liquor
Petrograd—Thousands of men, wo
men and children stood since 4 o'clock
in the morning Tuesday in a driving
snow storm before the doors of the
liquor shops on this, the last day on
which it is possible to purchase light
wine and beer under the prohibition
act of the Russian government, which
has now become absolute.
Applicants for a final supply of bev
erages came with baskets, sacks, carts
and wheelbarrows, many having
pawned their last belongings to pro
cure means to buy.
This final prohibition act is the last
of three distinct liquor reforms, the
first curtailing the sale of vodka and
the second abolishing it absolutely.
The third measure extends the prohi
bition to every form of alcoholic drink
in all portions of the empire under
martial law. Cities included under
the prohibition are Odessa, Riga,
Warsaw, Moscow, Kiev and virtually
all cities of Western Russia.
French Win Radio Battle.
Paris — The German wireless tower
at Nauen, between Berlin and Ham
burg, sent four lines of German poetry
to the Eiffel tower and asked the
French operators where the Germans
had been beaten, adding that the news
sent out by the Eiffel tower was
scanty and untrustworthy. The Eiffel
tower replied with 14 rhymed lines,
also in German, asking why the Ger
mans had not kept their promise to
dine in Paris on Sedan Day. They
also chaffed Nauen on the German's
"fine telegraphic victories.”
Cargo of Dyea Arrivea.
New York — More than a million
dollars' worth of dyestuffs from Ger
many were brought into port by the
American steamer Matanzas.
cargo was taken from Germany by rail
to Rotterdam, where it was received
by the ship. The arrival of the ma
terial will result in a renewal of activ
ity in branches of the textile industry,
it is said, and the consequent employ
ment of a large number of operatives
who have been idle.
Portland -- There is_a firm market
for all kinds of livestock at the North
Portland yards, particulary for hogs.
The run in one day waa heavy, amount
ing to 61 can, all told, and buying was
Cattle were traded in within the
former range of quotations. Full loads
of steers sold at prices running from
$6.10 to »7.15, and the bulk of the
cow sales were at »5.50 to »6.25.
Forty loads of hogs were handled
during one day. A full dozen of these
sold at »7.15, about 20 loads at »7.10,
and the remainder at »7.05 and »7.
Heavy hogs went at the usual differ
ence in pirce.
The tendency of the sheep market
The quotation on choice
iambs advanced to »6.35, and one
Wethers sold up to
»5.60 and the best ewes were disposed
of at »4.60.
Livestock men here are beginning
to show uneasiness over the spread of
foot and mouth disease, as there are
unconfirmed reports that it had been
found in Montana, from whence Port
land has been bringing cattle. Specu
lation, therefore, has been checked.
The stoppage of cattle from that sec
tion, however, would probably not
affect prices here, as there would be
no shortage in the supply.
The demand for hops at recent
prices continues limited, most of the
dealers have offers, but the majority
of these are said to be at a lower scale
of prices. The Cosgrove lot of 158
bales, at Champoeg, was sold to the
Uhlmanns at 10 cents.
Official government returns of the
1914 German bop crop are 464,732
cwt, grown on 27,685 hektares, as
against 212,358 cwts. from 27,048
hektars under cultivation in 1913 and
411,270 cwts. from 26,966 hektars in
Wheat—Bid, Bluestem, »1.17; forty
fold, »1.17; club, »1.14; red Russian,
$1.08); red Fife, »1.09; No. 1 white
feed, »28.50 ton.
Barley—Bid, No. 1 feed, »24 ton;
brewing, »25.50; bran, »22.25; shorts,
Corn—Whole, $36 per ton; cracked,
Hay—Eastern Oregon timothy, »15
(415.50; grain hay, »10(411; alfalfa,
»13.50(414; valley timothy, »13(414.
Vegetables—Cucumbers, 40<(t75c per
dozen; eggplant, 7c per pound; pep
pers, 6(47)c; artichokes, 90c per
dozen; tomatoes, 60(<i90c per crate;
per ns-cd; peas, 10c;
beans, 6(410c; celery, 50(475c per
dozen; cauliflower, 40@75c; sprouts,
8c per pound; head lettuce, »1.85 per
crate; pumpkins, lc per pound;
Green Fruits—Apples, 65c@»1.50
per box; cantaloupes, $1(41-50 per
crate; casabas, »1.25(41.50 per dozen;
pears, »1(41.50 per box; grapes, 75c
<4»1.17 per crate; cranberries, $8(49
Potatoes—Oregon, 85c@$l per sack;
sweet potatoes, 2c per pound.
Onions—Yellow, 85(490c per sack.
Eggs—Fresh Oregon ranch, case
count, 37)c; candled. 40(442)c; stor
age, 27@30c; fresh Eastern, 35(437)c.
Poultry—Hens, 13(413)c; springs,
12c; turkeys, young, 16@18c; dressed,
18<g21c; ducks, 10@14c; geese, 10(4
Butter — Creamery prints, extras,
24)c per pound; in case lots; )c more
in less than case lots; cubes, 30(4 31c.
Veal—Fancy, ll)(412c per pound.
Pork—Block, 9(4)c per pound.
Hops—1914 crop, 9@l)0e; 1913
Wool — Valley, 17@18c; Eastern
Oregon, 15@20c; mohair, 1914 clip,
27)c per pound.
Cascara bark—Old and new, 4c per
Cattle—Prime steers, $email@example.com;
choice, $6.50(46.75; medium, $6.25(4
6.50; choice cows. »5.75(46 25; me
dium, »firstname.lastname@example.org; heifers, $5.50(4
6.25; calves, $6(48; bulls, »3(44.75;
Hogs — Light, $6.75(47.15; heavy,
Sheep — Wethers, $4(45.60; ewes,
$3.50(44.60; lambs, »5(46.35.
Seattle—The spud market as regards
first class stock free of blight, cutouts
and sprouts, is firm, although the gen
eral run of receipts is weak.
would be difficult at this time to say as
to how far the damage will extend, but
many sacks of the Yakima Gems now
coming into this market appear to
develop blight ends.
It is claimed
that this blight does not show when
the stock is shipped, but it is so plain
here that considerable shrinkage has
been the rule. The tracks are well
loaded with carloads of spuds, but in
all this there is comparatively little
The onion market is steady. Some
excellent Western Washington offer
ings at 75(4 85c are selling. There are
a few Yakimas on the curb, but there
is little interest.
Jonathan apples, so far as good qual
ity is concerned, are cleaned up,
and the street is willing to close the
chapter on one of the most disastrous
Dressed veal—15(416c per pound.
Dressed hogs — Whole,
house, 13)c per pound.
Dressed spring lamb—12(413c P®r
Dressed mutton — 10 (4 10)c per
Vegetables—Artichokes, 85c dozen;
beans, green, 9@10c pound; bell pep
pers, Wenatchee, 9-lb. boxes, 50<460c;
beets, new, »1(41.25 per sack; cab
bage, local, 75c(4$l per 100 pound;
celery, 40(460c dozen; carrots, local,
75c(4$l sack; Onions, green, 25(430c
dozen; potatoes, White Rivers, »14(4
16 ton; Yakimas, $18(420; sweets,
»1.90(42 per hundred.