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American Citizen Slain
MILLION WHEAT YIELD
NEWS NOTES OF 62 PREDICTED
by Zapata in Mexico City EXPECT KAISER TO
Association Votes to Secede
Washington, D. C. — Encouraging
advices telling of the relief of the f«iod
famine in Mexico City through the
evacuation of the capital by the forces
of General Obregon, the Carranza
commander, were lieclouded Sat unlay
by the news that on the entry of the
Zapata troo|ie, John B. McManus, an
American citizen, was murder«! shot
down in his htime, the door of which
had lieen seal««! with the coat of arms
of the United Stat«w, and over which
flew the Stars and Stri|H«s.
Instant demand was made by tho
Brazilian minister on tiehalf of the
United States government for the pun
ishment of those guilty of the crime.
After a conference tietwven Presi
dent Wilson him ! his cabinet. Secretary
Bryan telegraphs«! the Brazilian min
ister approving of the action he had
taken and adding a demand for repara
tion to the family of th«> victim. Th««
minister was instructs«! to Insist on
the early punishment of the offenders
an«! to impress on the post commander
at Mexico City General Salazar the
seriousness with which the American
government view«««! tho occurrence.
The general who Is not relate«! to the
independent chief who has lieen con
ducting a revolutionary movement in
Northern Mexico since esca;ie from
American custody last year promisml
that the demands of the United States
would be met promptly.
Portland — The Pacific Northwest
this year will turn out one of the larg
Hood River—The board of directors year. After the meeting, when asked
est wheat crops it has ever produced, of the Hood River Apple Growers' as hia motive in refusing the nominatiou,
Immediate Settlement for Sink
Resume of World’s Important if the weather conditions between now sociation has recommended that the he explained that he preferred to tie a
free lance to being tied up with the
and harvest time are favorable. Should Hood River association withdraw from
ing Frye Looked For.
Events Told in Brief.
Distributors. The board held a meet
the weather not be as gota! as the the North Pacific Fruit Distributors.
ing Saturday night, with the result
farmers wish, the crops will still be
Final action, however, rests with that the above announcement waa
equal to last year's in size, according the members of the local aasix-iation, made.
National Tient in Accord at I’. &
The 14th session of the Washington
With relations with the North Pa
to well-informed grainmen, as there is who will vote on the question at the
and Herlin Agree on Ques
legislature has closed.
annual meeting in April. The vote of cific Fruit Distributors severed, the
enough new acreage planted in wheat the directors was unanimous.
tion of Food Shipment».
A ser Hood River Valley will undoubtedly tie
Two Portland petty thieves who
stole perfume were detected by the
out the valley to discuss the action of the Northwest, because many growers
odor of their loot.
who now ship inde|>endently will join
Washington, D. C. Germany prob
The last of Newfoundland's contin
Prominent growers who are ac- the association. It is estimate«! that
ably will re|Hidiate the action of the
gent of 1000 men has reached England farmers are putting spare land to quainted with the sentiment through- 95 per cent of the Hood River apples
to enter the ranks of the Britsh forces. wheat, and in some sections summer out the community declare that the will be shipped this year through the
captain of the Prins Eitel Friedrich in
sinking the American ship, William I’.
Spies are becoming so active in fallowing will be abandoned to in action of the Ixiard of directors will local association.
receive practically the unanimous sup
Many growers during the past two
France that stringent measures are be crease this year's grain production.
Frye, and make reparation for the loss
ing taken against all foreign residents.
The increased acreage runs as high port of the organization's membership. years have shippe«! independently on
the vessel and cargo, in Vie opinion
"I know of a tonnage of at least account of the affiliation. These will
Shipment of American-made cannon as 20 per cent in a few localities, but 100,000 boxes of apples that will be now join the local association, which
of German officials here.
for the Russian forces is delayed by a in the Pacific Northw«?st as a whole it immediately signed up with the asso will market its fruit direct.
Inasmuch as the United Stales anil
longshoremen's strike at Vancouver. is probable that 10 per cent will be the ciation." says Oscar Vanderbilt, a
While the local growers do not find
are In accordance on the
member of the recently elects«! Grow fault with the basic principles of the
question of shipping foodstuffs from a
This would produce a wheat crop of ers' Council, "as soon as it is learne«! Spokane agency, complaint has lieen
Rector of Trinity church, one of the
neutral country to civilians in belliger
wealthiest in the country, declares about 62,000,000 bushels in Oregon, that the Apple Growers' ass«M-iation is heard liecause of the overheat! expense,
ent territory, no Issue Is expected to
that divorce was "the shameful luxury
lie raised by Germany over the right
crop was about 56,000,000 bushels. To utors. ’ ’
The financial management ala«> has
of the rich and well-to-do.”
the cargo to lie sent to its destina
have a full yield, however, the weather
While it was expected that the been criticized. While returns are re
Girl applicants as stenographers in from now on must be satisfactory in growers at the April meeting would in ceive«! at the main office so«in after
tion without interruption.
Count von Bernstorff, the German
municipal civil service of Portland every respect.
all probability take action to withdraw sales are made, liecause of the com
must submit to a heart test to deter
after a visit to the State
Taking the Pacific Northwest as a from the Distributors, this action on plexity of pools the grower has to
mine their physical condition.
department, indicated that he believed
whole, grainmen say that wheat crop the part of the board of directors came await too long before receiving his
the cane would t>e nettled without
The German government has made a conditions are not quite as goo«! as at as a great surprise. The haste with money.
He told Counsellor
satisfactory explanation to the United
which the board acted probably comes
II. F. Davidson, president of the
Lanning what the captain of the Prins
States for the sinking of the bark ing sections are suffering from a defi as a direct result of the failure of Mr. Distributors, is a member of the lioard British Cruiser Is Sunk
Eitel had told Captain Hoy-Ed, the
This is particu Vanderbilt Saturday to accept a nomi of directors of the Apple Growers’ as
William P. Frye in South Atlantic ciency of moisture.
by German Torpedo naval attache of the tierman embassy,
larly true of part of Eastern Oregon, nation to the board for the coming sociation.
waters January 28.
an to the ninking of the American ship,
Ixindon — The admiralty announces but the ambassador reserved his opin
“The Turks are dismounting the but there is ample time for this defect
the loan of the auxiliary cruiser Bayano ion on the action of the commander,
guns defending Constantinople. The
while the vessel waa engage«! in patrol saying he had no instructions from hia
intention being that in case of defeat conditions were pronounced ideal in
duty. In its statement of the disaster, government.
the allies should regard Constantinople
the admiralty says:
as an undefended town,” says the predicted the crop would be close to
Captain Thierichens, of the Prinz
70,000,000 bushels, but this result waa
"On March 11 wreckage of the Eitel, inform«! Captain Hoy-Ed that
Tiroes Bucharest correspondent.
Bayano and bodies were discovered, hia only guide while at sea and for
Arrangements are said to have been
This year growers are equally hope
Salem — Notwithstanding the high secretary of state, who has had charge and circumstances point to her having months out of communication with hia
completed between Russia and Ger ful and even with adverse conditions cost of living and the increasing de of totaling the appropriations of sev been sunk by an enemy torpedo.
government was the declaration of
many for the exchange of 200,000 war the yield of last year will be repeated, mands of the state because of growing eral sessions, declared that the work
"Eight officers and 18 men were
This would permit the
prisoners. The exchange, it is re while the chances ’for a still larger population and wealth, the recent of this one was the moat difficult in rescued, but it is feared the remainder London.
destruction of a neutral prize if car
ported. will be made by way of Stock crop are gcxxi.
legislature made a net saving in appro his experience. He and an assistant of the crew were lost.
rying a cargo more than half of
holm harbor, beginning in April.
Whether or not the crop is a bumper priations over the preceding one of have labored for more than a week on
"The captain of the Belfast steamer which could be prove«! to be contra
$644,560.05, according to a summary the numerous bills, and, after check- Castlereagh reports passing Thursday band, providt-d it wan impossible to
The police department of Washing
: ing and rechecking, he announced that morning a quantity of wreckage and take the vessel to a home port without
ton, D. C., have been ordered to place farmers more money than any crop of Secretary of State Olcott.
The figures show a total saving un he was confident no mistakes had been dead bodies floating in life lielts. He endangering the captor warship.
strict guard over the residences of they have raised before. According to
British, Russian, Turkish, German, wheat authorities all over the world, der existing laws for the biennium of made.
attempted to search for possible sur
Heterofore, because of a system of vivors, but was prevented by the pres
French and Austrian ambassadors, as wheat prices are bound to be high thia 1915 and 1916 over the biennium of
threatening letters have been received year whether the war continues or not. 1918 and 1914 of $3*1,313.41. For grouping departments in appropriation ence of an enemy submarine, which Aviator Lincoln Heachey
Wheat growing in Europe is being car 1913 and 1914 the appropriations by bills, there were rarely more than five gave chase for 20 minutes."
Plunges to Death in Hay
ried on this year under the greatest the legislature netted $4.610,175.75, or six such measures. Because un
The Bayano waa a comparatively
Reports from Tenedos say that the difficulties, and even though the neutral and for 1915 and 1916 $3,965.615.70. necessary appropriations had been
San Francisco The s;>octacular ca
Turkish artillery grows weaker daily, exporting countries have bumper The total appropriations under existing made in the closing hours of former new steamer. She waa built at Glas reer of Lincoln Beachey. one of the
and that the last bombardment by the yields, it is not likely they can make laws for 1913 and 1914 were $6,691,- sessions by log-rolling an«! tacking on gow in 1913 and was owned by Elder moat daring of American aviators, waa
allied warships badly damaged the up for the deficiencies in belligerent 962.08, and for 1915 and 1916 $6,310,- items in appropriation bills, separate A- Fyffes before she was taken over by ended Sunday when ho fell to his
the British government and fitte«! out
forts at Chanak Kalesi.
Two big countries, where wheat will be most 648.67.
death at the Panama-Pacific exposition
appropriation measures were passed as an auxiliary cruiser.
cruisers spent the night in the straits needed.
in plain sight of thousands of specta
Another important feature of the for almost all purposes at the recent
protecting the vessels engaged in mine
saving is that Beveral laws passed at session.
The new system virtually placement and 416 feet long.
Beachey, waa attempting hie second
the session of 1913 provided for appro gave the governor the single veto pow
flight of the day nt 3 15 p in when
priations for only one year, notably er.
Dispatches from Rome indicate that German Cruiser Is Sunk
the fatal accident occurred. Having
the German ambassador, Prince von
In South Seas by British the workmen’s compensation act an«! The millage tax appropriations and Mrs. John I). Rockefeller
previously electrified the crowd with a
the act creating the state highway one or two others are estimated in the
Buelow, has renewed his negotiations
London — "The Dresden has been fund. The appropriations for these summary of the secretary of state, but
series of aerial somersaults, the in
with the Italian government with the
Tarrytown, N. Y.— Mrs. John I). trepid airman sought to add an addi
departments for the current biennium it is not thought they will be far from
object of se<niring the continued neu sunk.”
wife of the richest man
trality of that country in return for
The announcement of the'sinking of for that reason total about $300,000 actual figures. That for the Oregon in the world, died suddenly Friday in tional thrill by making one of the sen
Agricultural College of about $760,- her 76th year at the Rockefeller coun sational perfiendicular drops which
territorial concessions in Austria. the German cruiser Dresden came more.
featured his flights. The accident waa
While the saving over the former 000, next to the appropriation for the
Austria, however, is said to be op after nightfall Monday, but the news
try home in Pocantico Hills.
She hail attributed to the fact that Beachey
biennium is somewhat less than iead- State Insane Asylum, is the largest.
posed to making any such concessions
spread quickly through the theaters ers of the recent house and senate fig- The University of Oregon will receive been an invalid for a year, but during entrusted his life for the first time to
as would satisfy Italy.
the last few months her
a new monoplane and an exceptionally
and restaurants and there was much ured it would be, members of the ses- about $570,000 during the biennium.
improv«.-«! that the rapid
The Paris Balkan agency has re
for the large crowd wan attracted to see
Because of the creation of Circuit worse which her illness
was not whether he would attempt the same
ceived the following dispatch from
cation and declare that the campaign judgeships the appropriation for that
expected by her family.
Sofia: "Advices received here from whose whereabouts have been a mys pledges of the members for economy
breath taking stunts in the new ma
service has grown to $200,000 while
Constantinople say that Mehemmed tery since her escape after the Falk have been kept.
For this reason it happened that the chine that had made him and his trim
for district attorneys and assistants it
Burhan Eddin Effendi, favorite son of land Islands engagement in December,
little biplane famous.
J. E. Allison, bookkeeper for the is $136.400.
the ex-Sultan Abdul Hamid, has been had at last been sent to the bottom.
died at 10:20 a. m. was her sister,
On the first flight of the day every
Mixa Lucy M. Spclman.
found strangled in bis bedroom. Des The fact that all the crew of the Dres
worked properly and all the
pite the reserve of the Turkish police, den were saved sets a new record for Autos Oust Horses from
Her husband and her son, John D. familiar evolutions were indulged in
it has been confirmed that the prince rescue after an action at sea, and a
State Fair Program acted upon the suggestion of Adjutant Rockefeller, Jr., were at Ormond, with the exception of the fierpendicu-
was killed by political enemies."
Fla., where they went — Mr. Rocke
naval battle of five minutes' duration
Salem—At a meeitng the State Fair General White, who believes the as feller. Sr., on February 28 and his son lar drop. This Beachey had saved for
the final climax and thia, too, proved
Russians report capture of many probably is another record.
signment of the historic vessel to Ore
tails furnished by the admiralty are board decided to disconitnue after 1915 gon waters would give great im|*etus last Friday, accompanied by his wife too much for the fabric of the mono
German supplies in North Poland.
believing that Mrs. Rockefeller waa plane.
scant, but apparently the British ships
The United States has dispatched were not even hit, for no damage Fair. The reason for the decision iB to the upbuilding of the militia.
Informed over the
The machine waa at an altitude of
In writing the Navy department the long-distance telephone early in the
that the breeding of faBt horses in
two additional battleships to Vera whatever is recorded.
governor strongly urged the that the day of the critical change in her con ataiut 3000 feet when Beachey shut off
The sinking of the Dresden leaves
on the wane since the automobile has loan of the Oregon be granted thia dition, they left at once for Jackson his [niwer. For several hundred feet
French troops advancing on Germans at large on the high seas, so far as is come into general use.
state. He pointed out that the assign ville, where arrangements were quick the machine dropped head on for the
in Belgium find the foes in strong po known, only two German war vessels
ment of the battleship would aid ma ly made for a special train to bring earth and then the aviator graa;>cd his
control levers to adjust the planes for
Bitions, and both floods and deep snows —the cruiser Karlsruhe, last reported tember 27, as childem's day.
terially in increasing the scope and them to New York.
They were ex-
as operating in the West Indies, and
efficiency of the Naval Militia and pecte«l to arrive here some time Sun the graceful descent which character
the auxiliary cruiser Kronprinz Wil
ized his previous flights.
The University of Toronto is figur helm, which is still raiding commerce Portland day; Friday, Press and Ore would have a great deal to do in popu day night.
At this instant the wings crumpled
gon Manufacturers’ day, and Saturday, larizing and perpetuating the organiz
ing on closing several weeks earlier in the South Atlantic
Mrs. E. Parmalee Prentice, one of like a collaprcd umbrella and the aero
than usual to allow its students to en
Mrs. Rockefeller's two daughters, wax
The Dresden was a member of
ness, from a sentimental stand|>oint, summoned from New York, but failed plane, turning over and over in its
list in the army.
the German squadron which was de for Tuesday.
For the six days of racing the board of having the battleship transferred to to arrive before her mother died. The fall, plunged into San Francisco bay,
Greece has formed a new cabinet, feated by the British off the Falkland will offer a card of 18 events with cash its namesake state.
narrowly missing a vessel lying at the
other daughter, Mrs. Harold Fowler government tranxjxirt docks.
She was the
but King Constantine declares that Islands in December.
prizes of $16,400.
The big days of
McCormick, of Chicago, is in Switzer
unless it stands neutral, he will cause only one of five German warships to
land, recuperating from an illness.
Two Claim County Hondo.
The Dresden was said to the Fair from the racing standpoint
it to be dissolved.
Relief Sent to Palettine.
have fled to the westward but there will be Salem day and Portland day.
Ontario—The Malheur county bonds, Her husband waa aliout to sail to join
It is reported that France has 22
Philadelphia—Ixiaded with food and
had been no definite reports as to her There will be a 3-year-old pace, a fu issued at the fall election for the con her, but cancelled hie passage ant!
troop ships enroute to the Dardanelles whereabouts since that time. She was turity event, with a purse of $1500,
clothing contributed toward the relief
came here at once.
of the needy of the Holy Land and sup
apparently to aid in land operations reported unofficially to have been seen Salem day. Purses for this race will struction of a bridge across the Snake
should Constantinople fall.
plies for the United States battleships
in the Straits of Magellan and later to go to the winners of the best two in sale on March 1 to Hall & I^ewis, a
Snake»’ Slumber at End.
North Carolina and Tennessee, now in
John K. Gaither, who has been post be in hiding in one of the bays on the
bonding firm, of Portland, at a pre
Portland — The awakening of the the Mediterranean, the United Staten
$2000 purse, also will be run Wednes mium of $1910, are now being held by
master of La Center, Wash., for 41 Chilean coast.
day. It will be run in five heats. Keeler Bros., of Denver, who claim snakes at Washington Park zoo, after collier Vulcan nailed from thin port
years, will retire from the service sb
The 2:30 trot is scheduled for Salem the. bonds by virtue of a sale on March several months in hibernation, is her Monday for Jaffa, Palestine. The re
soon as Patrick M. Kanes, recently ap
Rich Folk Leave Germany.
lief cargo represents an expenditure
pointed, can file his bond and receives
1, signed by the County court and cer alded by Animal Keeper Herman as
Copenhagen, via London—The hotels
The board has allotted the 2:12 trot, tified by the county clerk, at a pre the first genuine dependable sign of of $150,000 by the American Jewish
his commission. Mr. Gaither, who is
76 years old, came from Indiana in and the better-class boarding houses best three in five heats, and has hung mium of $750. Just how two sales spring. When the big rattler began to reilef committee and its principal con
1873, and the following year became here are crowded with well-to-do Ger up a purse of $2000 for the winners for could have been made for the same move about Sunday, Mr. Herman says stituent is flour. L. H. I*evin, of
postmaster. He has missed only one mans, who are ineligible for military Portland day. The 2:20 pace for a bonds on the same day is a mystery he was jubilant, for he wax sure the Baltimore, and E. W. L. Epstein, of
winter season had passed. Traps will New York, nailed on the vessel and
service It is said that those people, $600 purse and the 2:15 pace fora here.
term of office.
be set soon to catch a supply of mice will direct the distribution of the food
responding to an appeal from their $700 purse, also will be run Thursday.
Mrs. E. A. Pierce, aged 72, of government, are leaving Germany in
Tuesday's card will include the 3-
and sparrows for the first spring meal at Jaffa.
Welches, Or., killed a big black bear large numbers, in order that there year-old trot, futurity, for a $2000
of the snakes.
Mr. Herman says he
with a garden hoe when the bear at will be fewer people to feed while purse.
Pendleton—The shortage of dyestuffs expects they will be ready for their
250,000 Irish at F'ront.
All races are early-closing
tacked her Saturday at her little cabin the war lasts.
events excepting the futurities.
caused by the war is being felt seri breakfast about the middle of April.
Manchester, England John E. Red
on the south slope of Mount Hope.
It is reported from Sweden and
ously by the textile industry of the
mond, leader of the Irish Nationalist
The bear had chased E. A. Hutchinson Norway that many other Germans of
125 Merchantmen Sunk.
nation, according to Manager C. M.
party, in a speech to 5000 persons
Oregon Atked tor Militia.
from a neighboring cabin and ad similar class have arrived in those
Bishop, of the Pendleton Woolen Mills.
Amsterdam—The Mittag Zeitung, of here, pointed out that he had often ad
vanced on Mrs. Pierce where she was countries.
Salem — Governor Withycombe has According to advcies receiver! from the
Berlin, has published a list of mer
hoeing her garden. While Mr. Hutch
made application to the Navy depart East, many Eastern mills did not suc chantmen said to have been destroyed dressed meetings of Irishmen in Man
chester, but never before an assem
inson ran for aid, Mrs. Pierce slew
ceed in laying in a big supply at the by the German navy since the begin- blage of Irishmen and Englishmen
Court Used for Service».
Bruin with the only weapon at hand,
battleship Oregon to Portland for use
Berlin—In the main hall of the by the Naval Militia of the state. It outset of the war. Practcially all the ing of the war. According to it Ger "firmly united in a common purpose."
dyes used in textile mills are made in man vessels have sunk ill steamers Figures to February 15, ho said, show
Criminal court building in Alt-Moabit
Germany. While dyes hav<* not been with a total tonnage of 400,000; four that 99,700 Irishmen from Ireland have
Forty hours after dreaming that her the first divine services for refugees
Fair Hoard Job Held Up.
listed as contraband, the German gov auxiliary cruisers with a total tonnage joined the colors. 115,000 from other
brother had committed suicide, the from the regions of East Prussia dev
Salem—The State Fair board has de ernment evidently has taken a stand of 32,500; one sailing vessel, one parts of the United Kingdom and
deed was actually committed by J. C. astated by the Russians was held.
schooner, eight mine sweepers and one enough more from the dominions to
Jahn, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Several young persons were confirmed cided to postpone the appointment of a against allowing export to America.
bring the total up to 250,000.
and a number of children were bap secretary until after March 15, when
Three San Francisco bakers were tized.
French Yet Huy Klamath Horse».
found guilty of selling short-weight
’’Hobo King” Gets $250,000.
Klamath Falls—J. Frank Adams, of
General Pau Praise» Foe.
loaves. Their plea of the high price of Monument tor Aviator Reachey. and successors will be appointed by
the governor. It was thought that W. this city, has begun the purchase for
Izis Angeles — James Ends How,
Berlin—The following wax given
flour did not save them from fines.
San Francisco—The board of super Al Jones, a member of the board, and the French government of more horses. "millionaire hobo king,” inherited out by the Overseas News agency :
Countess Laszlo Szeckenyi, formerly visors favored a plan to create a fund Frank Meredith, present secretary, had Several hundred were recently bought property here worth $125,000 an<l the “At a reception in Bucharest to Gen
Miss Gladys Vanderbilt, of New York, for the erection of a monument in about an even number of supporters. here and at Merrill for war purposes. income from a trust fund of equal size. eral Pau, the French commander, dur
is recovering from smallpox, which Golden Gate Park to the memory of Mr. Jones, however, will have to re Mr. Adams and his agents will scour The bequest is in the will of his ing his recent visit to Roumania, the
she contracted while nursing wounded Lincoln Beachey. He is said to have sign as a member of the board before Klamath and Lake counties for desir mother, filed here dividing her estate general said: 'He who has not seen a
in an Austrian hospital three weeks left an estate of several hundred thous he can be elected secretary. All mem able stock, and the government repre between her sons. A "hobo,” accord German army cannot imagine It. It
ago, according to a Budapest dispatch and dollars, much of which is govern bers of the board were present except sentative will be here March 23 to ac ing to How, is a man who wants to is a host of heroes, unique in hia-
to the Post dated March 2.
Mrs. Edith Toiler Weatherred.
cept the purchases.
work and cannot get it.
Saving of Over Halt
Million Dollars Shown