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A. A. MUCK
T. M. HURLBURT
How Cisemoot Planned to
Land Arms For Rebels.
Anlerican Inventions Do Much
to Solve the Prohiems.
HOW IH TOWER OF LONDON
OISTIHCT TYPE OF AIR CRAFT
Arre*» en Charge of Being a Trailer
Did Net Come at Surprleo, For He
Had Alweye Shown Animosity To.
ward England—Climax of Remark
Arm ef Service Which Was More er
Les* Haphazard a* the Outbreak of
the War la Now Highly Developed.
Raids Timed So That Machinee Wilt
Roach Their Deet I nation at Daw*.
Tba recent revolutionary uprising*
tn Ireland, while not altogether a *ur-
prtao. bare proved one of tbe moot in
teracting development* of England'*
part In the European war.
The arrest of Sir linger Casement on
tbe charge of being a traitor caused
Utile surprise, but tba sensational man
ner In which it occurred stirred the
Str Roger, under a military guard, la
occupying the same apartment ia tba
Tower of London in which Kart body,
tbe German spy who waa executed in
the early part of the war, spent tbe
night before his execution.
body was arrested in KUlarney. On
April 14, when it was stated that Str
Roger had been arrested tn Germany,
be was actually aboard a German sub
marine In Kiel harbor, which, tn com-
pany with a hartnlnea looking trstrip
strainer of comparatively email ton
nage, flying tbe Dutch colors, set out
upon the voyage which ended in weat
Ireland ten days later.
20.000 RI flee Aboard.
The tramp was a German veesel
manned by twenty picked men of tbe
German navy and commanded by a
lieutenant, with a junior officer as sec
ond tn command. Its cargo waa not
of tbe Innocent character described by
its forged manifest, but consisted of
about 30,000 rtflee. machine guns and
ammunition hidden lieneatb a layer of
goods which tbe manifest declared as
tbe vessel'* sole cargo.
Tbe tramp steamship, with tbe sub
marine generally close by. crept
through the Cattegat. up along tbe
coast of Norway, always keeping
witbin territorial waters The Journey
waa made at a leisurely pace. Both
vessels struck north and west on a
course which left the Orkney inlands,
tbe Shetland islands and even the Fa
roe Islands, far to the south.
But a British patrol boat bustled up
suddenly and demanded tbe reason for
tbe presence of u peaceful Dutch
trader so far north. Tbe Germans
pleaded the perils from mines and
submarines In the English channel as
an explanation and produced I be
ship's papers, all of which were tn per
There wax nothing warlike about
the aiitp, and of course there was no
sign of the convoying submarine,
which submerged when the British |>a-
trol was sighted. Even the tramp's
crew wax not suspicious looking. Maliy
s(x>kn English, expressing sympathy
for the allied cause mid the hope that
they would not meet a ruthless U
Tbe vessel was allowed to proceed
Once th® British patrol boat had dis
appeared the tramp steamer's course
wns shaped southward, and liefore long
north Ireland waa sighted. Again the
pace wns letsurely. The “Dutchman”
kept clone to the coast.
Huddenly another British patrol boat
apiienred. A shot was fired across tbe
tramp steamer's bows, and the per
emptory signal “I am boardlug you”
was hoisted. Then the tramp was or
dered to accompany the patrol. After
some distance had beeu covered the
patrol sent armed boats for the crew.
The "Dutch” crew then confessed that
they were German navy men. Their
■hip, which they had just scuttled, was
a small auxiliary of the kaiser's fleet,
intent upon running guns to Ireland.
A boat which did not belong to the
■unken vessel also was found. It waa
a collapsible of the pattern carried by
Gentian submarines. In It were two
men, one of whom admitted that be
was Sir Roger Casement He and his
companion, two officer* and twenty
men of the crew of tbe auxiliary wars
Rtr Roger wai promptly landed and
•ent to London. The other* were treat
ed as ordinary prisoners of war.
Bomb drepping from aeroplane rap
idly 1* becoming a* exact a science
among aviators on tbe European front*
a* ia tbe handling of artillery.
Early in tbe war tbe bomb dropper*
used the Mme sort of machine* aa in
reconnoteaahee work, artillery spotting
or anything else. There la a tendency
now to make tbe bomb dropping aero
plane quite a distinct type of vehicle.
Tbe French incline to favor tbe big
twin engined Gaodron, which baa a
lifting capacity of ODO to 700 poonde ot
bombe, with tael for a five or atx boar*’
Th* German* appear to n*e tbe ordi
nary type of tractor biplane, with an
engine of about 100 horsepower.
Tbe Rngrlab machine* are understood
to be rather ahead of tbe other alites'
In weight lifting capacity.
Formerly bombe weighed about twen
ty pound* each, were carried Inside th*
aeroplane and were dropped overboard
more or lee* at haphazard.
In the up to date machines tbe load
consists of five or six bombe of about
sixty pound* each or. two or three
weighing a hundred pound* each.
Tbe ones the French dispatches refer
to as “of large caliber” weigh about
Climax of a Remarkable Career.
This latest and perhaps flnal adven
ture of Str Roger Casement Is an amaa-
lng climax of the persistent efforts of
this Irishman since the war began
against the country which he had
served as consul and consul general
for eighteen years and which had hon
ored him with knighthood.
Previous to the opening of the great
conflict In Europe Sir Roger was known
to the world at large only through a
report which he made In 1912, while
consul general at Rio Janeiro, on the
atrocities committed on natives by em
ployees. ot a British company ooerat-
Nominated for re-election by * plurality
of 9615 over his competitor,
Robert L. Stevens
Nominated at the primary ot last Friday
for County Commissioner by • plu
rality of 5609 over the present
incumbent, W. L. Lightner.
♦ LENQTH OP WORLD'S
Marathon. 490 B. C.—One day.
Tour», 782 A. D.—Two day*.
Hastings, 1000 A. D.—One day.
Blenheim. 1704 A. D.—On* day.
Saratoga, 1777 A. D.—Nine
Waterloo (and allied opera
tions,. 1816.—Four day*.
Gettysburg. 1863.—Three day*.
Ypres (first battle). 1914,-Elev-
Verdun, 1010 - Started Feb. 20,
TO PRONOUNCE MEXICAN
♦ Queretaro— Kay-RET-a-roh.
♦ Jalisco— Har-LEES-go.
Guanajuato — Gwab-oab- ♦
“It's strange, Mise Kelly, that my bey Jame* dece net de well In school. ♦
He etudlee like a little man."
—Rebee In New York World.
San Luis Potosi — 8ahn Loo- ♦
♦ EES Po-to-SEE.
Aguascalientes— AH -gwaa-cah- ♦
♦ leh-EN teM.
By W. A. HOLLINGWORTH
Friday evening, May 12, the Glencoe B. Rutherford, Mrs. C. K. Butters and ♦
Baptist Young People's Society gave Mi*. H. L. Sipple.
tlieir regular monthly social at the
On Saturday, May 27, the ladies of
home of M.S. W. J. Holliniworlh, i rite Aid Society of the Millard Avenue
5O27-72d 8«., 8. E. Some of the young Presbyterian Church will conduct a
people played croquet on the lawn till cooked food sale in the basement ol the
daikne** drove them into the house to church, beginning at 10 a. m. and con
join the reel in a hunt for peanuts which tinuing uutil evening. Commencing al
had been bidden all over the rooms by 11 o’clock a hot luncheon will be tented
the social couiniivtee. The first prise, in connection with the cold cooked
Shootins at Neighbor Whose Cows
for finding tiie most peanuts, was foods.
Aprons and fancy work of
Bother Him Causes the Arrest of
awarded Miss Evelyn Cramp. Thia various kinds will also be on sale. Tbe
prise was a bag of salted pexiiiits. The church is located on Millard Avenue,
G. W. Shively, Livinf on Johnson
booby prise, an ingenious peanut mau. one block east of the Mt. Scott car line.
Creek, South of Gilbert
wm given to Mias Edna Swiney.
Sunday evening, the C. E. Sociery of
prise for the best essay on peanuts was
For aome time past, G. W. Shively,
given to Mis. Edith Patterson. This the M'llard Avenue Presbyterian Ohmeh
was au si del io necklace made ol whole. will have a special Foreign Missions ser living about a half mile south of Foeter
■Iielled, peannts. Mr*. Edith Patterson vice conducted by the Minionary Com Road, on the south bank of Johnson
gave her delightful hiunerous reading, mittee of tiie society. The service will Creek, has been bothered by cow* be
“Too Late for the Train.** Mr. Leake consume the time of «lie regular evening longing to tbe dairy conducted by An
of II27-E. Hiephens St., sang a number church sei vice as well as the C. E. drew Huber and Arnold Moore, so
of splendid, sti'ring songs and Mrs. hour. Special music has been secured. Shively says. They broke into his fields
and gardens and destroyed bis fruit so
Etnine 8. Walton, 990 Woodward Ave., Mi*. Noyea of the Piw.-byterian Chine..o
he built a fence the first of the week to
rend one of tbe irresistibly funny chap Mission will speak and will have with
keep them out. When Haber went to
lets ¡rom (lie “Papéis of the Widow
turn his cows into a pasture that be had
BedoU.” Those present from tlie B.
rented he found the fence obstructs his
Y. P. U. were Mesdames Edith Patter- year* ago while traveling in Japan, Rev.
passage. Huber aud Moore attempted
son, Emma S. Walton, McCreary, Err-
break through but Shively was on
inglou and Ix-ake; Mixes Lois Bailey Jspaue e admirer, with a set of beauti-
and armed. They insisted on
Flint, Edith Brown, May Little, Evelyn
what they considered to be their rights
Cramp, Wade, Jenuy Lind, and Edna. ing tiie scenery, industries and customs
Sue, and Mary Lou Sv.’iney; Messrs. of Nippon. Tliece slides have been se but all efforts to arrange any sort of
agreement failed. When they attempted
Ps.terson, Glenn Walton, Roy Walton, cured for this service. A most cordial
to force their way Shively drew a re
I -«lie Pepper, Howard Olden, Leake,
volver and shot two times at Huber who
Children’s Day wi'l ba observ'd by all was dangerously near being hurt. The
depu. ments of the Sunday School at burning powder scorched him.
Tire members of the Brentwood M.
tiie Aileta Baptist Ohareh, Sunday,
Deputy Sheriff Gates got an order for
E. Church, corner oi 64th street and
June 4. At 10:30 a . ni. vhe Cradle Roll, the arrest of Shively and be spent aome
61 di avenue, met there Wedne day, May
Beginners, Primary and Ju.i'ors will time in the county boarding house.
10, and cleaned up all about the
give a program consisting of redtauoas,
church and street, cutting down weeds
song* a id drills. At 8 p. tn. the Inter-
and grass and carrying away tbe debris.
mediates will give a miscellaneous pro
Society to Give Play
A picnic dinner was served al the church
gram, tiie exercise* closing with au
for the lovai woi keis not the least en
autipbonal ■ «vice by the tenioi* and
“In His Stepe,” a drama in three
thusiastic of whom were the pastor and
adults. The choi>* are in charge of acts, taken from the book of the same
hie wife, Rev. and M.s. W. L. Wilson.
Mi*. Frances'Noel anu Mrs. Hoberg name, will be given by the Young
On Tuesday eveuing about 60 of the Tripp.
People of the Christian Endeavor So
metn’iers and friends of The Conquerors,
Mrs. Lillie Perry aud Mr. Clyde ciety of the East Side Christian Church
tlie organised adult Bible Class of the Perry of 4824-66ch St., 8. E. attended under the aus, :es of the Y’oung
Millard Avenue Presbyterian Church the graduation exercises at Hollon Fri People’s Alliance.
School, gathered at the home of M-. day evening, May 19. Saturday, Mrs.
The people of Lents are assured a
and Mrs. Elllon Shaw, 4402-79 St. 8. E. Perry went to St. Johns for the week profitable as well as entertaining even
for the regular monthly business and end.
ing and are heartily invited to attend.
social of the class. Mr. C. K. Butters,
will be no admission charged but
Mr*. Katherine Fitch, aged 66 years,
teacher of the class made an address
a silver offering will be taken to defray
•nd at the business session following th* died at her home at 4210-3 St., 8. E. the ex pence*.
devotions, plans were outlined for regu Monday, May 22. The funeral cere
lar monthly meetings throughout the monies were held Wednesday morning
year, with the exception of the montlis at 10 o'clock at Dunuing A MeEutee's
of June and December.
The July Undertaking Parlors. Dr. C. R. Carlos
meeting will be at the home of Mr. and officiated. A quartette composed of
Advertised letter* for week ending
Mr*. M. E. William« Mr*. L. C. Jor Mesdames C. K. Carlon aud Anna
May 20, 1916: Bernard, M.; Conrad,
dan ot the visiting committee repovted
The in- John; Eastman, Mr. and Mrs. John;
that the committee bad been very ac Archie Hollingworth sang.
"City JHoorth, Mr*. J.; Ives. Mr*. Etta;
tive during the past month and had ac
complished much good. In a contest in Cometary. Mrs. Fitch leaves four Marker, M. T.; McRae,
Mitchell, I. N. (2); Noice, J.; Smith,
which lists of the names of candidates
W. 8.; Stephenson, Addison; Thielade,
for nomination at the coming primaries Swain, Jesce Fitch and Fred Fitch.
were posted and those present instructed
Marjorie Haley, ot 9312-40 Ave., 8. E.
Geo. W. Spring, Postmaster.
to give the office for which each man is is back in the Creston High after an at
a candidate, Mr. J. W. Parsons won tack of measles.
flrat place, naming correctly 121 out of
J. C. Dinn A Son of Eugene have
The Iatureiwood Epworth League was
taken over I-ane County New* of Spring
162 of the aspirants for office and the
represented at the District Convention,
positions for which they are asking the which convened May 19-21 at the field from W. A. Dill, publisher of the
paper for the past two years.
nomination. At a late hour ice cream Sunnyside M. E. Church. Those who
and cake were served. Mr*. Shaw was went a* delegate* were Hannah Shafer,
Meetings for $362,000 road bond
assisted by Mrs. J. F. McLoney, Mrs. F.
(Continued on Page 4)
issue are being held in Coos County.
TREMONT, KERN PARK, ARLETA
Decoration Day Tuesday Event. All
Day Exercises in Preparation By
Local G. A. I. and Circle.
Cemeteries to be Visited.
The annual memorial services held by
the members of the Grand A uiy of tiie
Republic and the Circle will be held
Sunday morning at eleven o’clock at the
Methodist Church on 86i h strreL Lents.
Members of these two orders from the
city an<l Mt. 8coit will >»e >n attendance
and whatever friend* mav desire to ac
company them. It ia the plan to meet
at the Oddfellow,* hall at 10 o'clock and
march in body to the church. Members
of the Boy Scout.« will unite iu tbe pro-
< east on.
The rervice« at tbe church will con
sist of an sddiem by Rev. Browne,
music by the church choir and some
ceremonies by the officers of the order*.
On Tuesday at nine o’clock a pro-
cesaion will form at the Oddieliows hell
and go flint to Mrllnomsh cemetery and
then to Mt. Scott Cemetery, where they
will pur tic I pate in tl.e ceremony of
decoration. An effort will lx> made to
secure machines so the veterans will not
have to walk. Following this part of
the day’s exercises there will he a pro
gram st Oddieliows hall st two o’clock.
Just what this program will consist of is
not public yet, but one lni]X>riant fea-
ture will be a flag drill by pupils ot <l>e
Woodmere school. The public is in
vited to be present and participate iu
the several exercises. The larger the
attendance the greater the assistance
given in the observances the better will
the old veterans anil their wives and
companions of the Circle appreciate the
day and Ila memories. The 30th is a
holiday and everyone should give a part
of the day to the ceremonies it offers.
Two elevators are to be built in Wasco
County, one 100,000 and one 60,000
After a hot campaign for a municipal
lighting plant, Silverton decided against
the proposition by a vote of 288 to 47.
Ing fh th? Putumayo rubber fields. As
a result of his report a Rrltlsh royal
commission, headed by him. Investigat
ed the situation and brought about re
forms In the treatment of men em
ployed in the Industry.
Sir Roger was In America when the
European war began tn August. 1914.
While here he addressed on Sept 17
an open letter to the Irish press. In
I which he advised Irfshiner to remain
neutral, while he would see to It that
the country did hot suffer the fate of
Bomb* Carried In Racka-
The smaller bombs, up to about sixty
pounds, generally are carried In racks
underneath the machine, each held by
a separate clip, which Is released by
means of a wire carried Into the body
of the aeroplane.
The rack has to be so arranged as not
to upset tbe machine’s longitudinal bal
ance and to Insure that the falling
bombs will not foul the landing wheel
axle or any of the landing gear’s brac
The larger bombs are carried in a
special fixture under the aeroplane’s
body, and in some cases two may be
carried under tbe body, with one slung
under each wing, outside the line of
Tbe aeroplane* are equipped with a
bomb sighting apparatus to let the op
erator know the precise moment at
which to release the bombs.
Aiming a bomb from an aeroplane 1*
vastly more difficult than aiming a
gun, because it is necessary to calcu
late not only the target's position, but
also tbe aeroplane'* height above the
ground and the speed at which it ia
Tbe gun. too. needs only to be point
ed In the right direction, while th*
whole aeroplane has to be maneuvered
into the correct position if the bomb
is to hit its mark.
Nevertheless, bomb sights have been
so ingeniously developed as to give ex
Raid* Occur About Dawn.
Air craft raids are generally timed
to reach their objectives about dawn,
partly to allow the heavily laden ma
chines to pass the enemy's lines fairly
low down in the dark, thus avoiding
loss of time in climbing over their own
territory, and partly to make it hard
for the enemy to determine the raider’s
Naturally, flying in the dark, the
pilots can keep only a compass course.
Furthermore, they cannot see the
horizon, and as the human sense of
balance ia Insufficient to enable them
to maintain even keels, inclinometer*
have to be provided.
There are also petrol and oil gauges,
clocks to show how long the machines
have been In the air, speed indicator*
and small electric lights to let the
aviators know If anything goes wrong
in the darkness.
Some aeroplane* are built to be in
herently stable, but this quality of un-
capelzablllty has two disadvantage*:
First—The shape necessitated by
such a design la such that the ma
chine absorbs more power than th*
8econd.—The machine answers the
pilot's control sluggishly, and if it
take* a bad position near th* ground it
Is difficult to get out a fact which has
been responsible for several serious
There are Indications that future
night flying will be facilitated by use
of tbe mechanically operated gyro
scope control, an apparatus Invented
In America, which can be switched off
just on leaving the ground or landing,
enabling the pilot temporarily to take
full personal charge of hi* machine^
Granta Paas ia to have a new sawmill
of 50,000 ft. capacity.