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Lents, Multnomah County, Oregon, Nov., 16, 1916.
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Leechers Pay Waqer
An election dinner was served in
Room fl of th*
noon In honor of thaw* teachers who
ca«t their vote* on the* winning si<le at
the recant election. It w given l.y
those who voted for Mr. 11 nghe«
(lovers wore laid for nineteen. Then«
»•»« no linn* for after dinner »]H-ech<a
but tie* guests <v>mplin>ented their can
didate and the liMrwH by ably «inning
two patriotic campaign song«. milch to
the delight of the audience, who over
looked the w-ntimenta of the »mga but
revok'd in the melodies.
A good auliatitiite for a turkey dinner
wax prepared, due to tlw* culinary ■ »kill
of Mr». McNeil and Mr» Forte.
The happy event closed with »miles
and rt*a|H>uM»i, t«> the duties of the after
Rev. 0. C. McColm Dead
Rev. D. C. McColm, reported injured
in an automobile accident two weeks
ago Monday, died Tuesday of thia week
from tlie injuries. Mr. McColm has
I kvo living on Buckley avenue the past
two years. Mr McColm was injured at
East 81 and Kandy road
He was 03
yean of age. He leave» a wife. The
funeral will be held Monday at 2:30
p m. at Kenworthy’s Chapel, Rev.
l.ane of the Centenary M. E. church
officiating. He will be buried at Mt.
Scott. Tlie delay in the funeral was
due to relatives who can not be present
New Prunlnq Information
How summer pruning brings young
apple trees into earlier hearing; how it
influences bud development; ami what
relation the various characteristics of
the spur liear to frnit production, are
explained in the new Station bulletin,
"Pruning Investigations,” just off the
College Press. Though highly technical,
it should prove of value to practical
growers. Copies free on request.
Wood Pipe to be Replaced
The city water department is plan
ning to remove all the wooden pipe in
the Mt Scott district this sinfler and
the coming spring. The old pi|»*s are
getting weak and will not stand much
It is planned to substitute
cast iron pi|* wherever the .wood allows
any tendency to give away. The up
keep of the wondsn pipes has been a
heavy expense ever since they were laid,
pirtieularly since the city took them.
All ntlon G. A R.
Hhiloh Circle, No 1ft, and Reuben
Wilson Post. No. 38, are notified there
will lie inspection ot both orders on
Saturday evening, Nov. 18, at Oddfel
lows Hall. All members are earnestly
requested to I«1 present.
Lillah Muff, it, I’r-s
John Walrod, Coni
Myrtle Point h going to hive a new
lumlwr yard and platting mill.
PLFNTY OF NEWS. BUT NOTHING TO PRINT IT ON.
EXGONVIGT SEEKS WATGH COUNT
New York.—He walked Into the of-
i fl< e» of J. P. Morgan & Co. am! laid
a newspaper wrapped package on the
1 mahogany couuter. A shabby, baggy
suit of ’»lack accentuated tlte pallor of
bi» drawn, tbin features. He removed
I bi» hat. disclosing close crop(>ed hair.
I Porters and clerks advanced upon him
He waved them back.
"J am. gentlemen, an ex-convict,” he
announced, “but I can assure you this
ouckage does not contain a bomb. On
the contrary, it incloses letters from
3.OW former nou.li throwers, murder
ers, thieves and other criminals who
are now honorably employed and have
given up crime for good. I found
them their Jobs. Thousands more now
in jail are looking to me to help them
similarly. It costs me from $10 up to
place au ex-convict I am, gentlemen,
temjwarily—ab—out of funds. I want
Mr. Morgan to help me. My name is
Edward E. Dudding of Huntington.
Mr. Dudding was ushered into Mr.
Morgan's office. When be reappeared
be declared his request had been fa
vorably considered. He left burziedly
for Newark, N. J„ to "get a position
tor a loan whose five year term for
forgery wlU soon expire."
At the Hotel Marlborough later the
ex-convict told how be had been “in
spired to get busy for the other fel
lows." He showed hundreds of let
—Tad Nelson in St. Paul Pioneer Press.
ters from convicts requesting help to
obtain work after they are released,
scores from ex-convicts for whom Jobs
bad been found and many letters from
employers expressing satisfaction with
the work of ex-crimlnalg they had been
that about 8,000 noncommissioned offi
Induced by Dudding to employ. Of the
cers and enlisted guardsmen will be
placed at »«ll.oso.sv, ana me ex 3,000 men he has taken from Jail and
needed to liecome aviation mechanics
The Newport city election will be
and aviation engineers.
penses of operation in the state at placed In positions fewer than 100 have
held December 4.
"fallen down.” the ex-convlct asserts.
General Mills' letter says:
The second annual Ko-Keel Korn
"Applicants who are authorized by
The net operating income of the
the war department will receive the Karnlval opened at Coquille Friday.
CHICKENS NOT AFFECTED.
Sumpter Valley Railroad company for
The city of Hood River is facing
same pa? and allowuneea. Including
the year ending June 30 was $49,-
those of travel to and from the schools a serious shortage ot fuel, because of
002.68. an increase of $32,443.56 over Exparts Asked to Explain Why Strych
of Instruction, as are received by the the car shortage.
nine Doesn’t Kill Thsm.
offi.-ern and enlisted men of the regular
The Oregon naval militia la soon
Pa.—Experts in universi-
Oregon's vegetable production for
army of the sume grade who are de : to change its name. It will be known
ties and colleges of the state have been
1916, as estimated by O. P. Hoff, state j asked to inform the state department
tailed on like duty."
I as the naval volunteers.
labor commissioner, from statistics of agriculture why strychnine will kill
Nine months ago the Aero club call
Stephen T. Mather, assistant secre-
gathered by employes of his office, crows and not affect chickens when
ed for national guard volunteers to
train in aviation, and the response was : tary of the interior, in charge o* na- will equal $26,450.542.
about I. imxi applications from all parts ! tlon.il parka, was In Portland this
The State Live Stock Sanitary board
Steps are being taken to organize
of the country About 100 are now I week.
a state-wide automobile association. stirred up the question by sending out
The annual meeting of the Oregon
trained at private expense at Mineola.
A meeting was held in Portland Wed a notice urging that crows be ester-
N. Y.. under the direction of Major state horticultural society will be nesday for the purpose of forming a minated and giving instructions as to
use of the poison.
Carl F. Hartmann of the United States h«’.i in Hood P.I.er December 11, 12
Some people wanted to know if chick
signal corps mid Lieutenant Joseph E. | and 13.
Surveying has been completed at ens would be harmed by IL The board
Carlwrry. military aviator.
I The division of Crook county seems
the site of the Pacific Chemical com officials replied that they would not.
to have carried. Before the question
pany's project at Summer and Abert
told of the result of an experiment
OREGON 7133 FOR HUGHES j can he determined litigation will be lakes and the task of rebuilding the and
by one man who bad written to the
department that he bad fed strychnine
dam-is about halt completed.
Dry Amendment Will Not Become
A school structure to contain 20
Sixteen leading officials of nine in corp to brown leghorn chickens and
Effective Until Legislature Acts.
class rooms and to cost 175,000 has
large Pacific coast cement companies that they had not minded a bit.
Portland. Ore.—Complete returns been approved of by the Astoria board
When he threw it out for the crows
have been indicted by the federal
to eat be had to send out burial par
from all but Grant, Harney, Lake and of education.
grand Jury at Portland on charges of ties. On the other hand, quail did not
Malheur counties, and incomplete re
The annual conference of the facul
organizing a trust ia restraint of seem to mind it a particle.
turns from those, give Hughes a plur ties of the independent colleges of
ality over Wilson in Oregon of 7133. Oregon will take place in Albany De
William E. Newell, assistant post
GIRL RAISES PIGS.
The figures are: Hughes, 124,353, and cember 1 and 2.
master at Grants Pass, was fined
R. H. Bone, aged 74, died at Salem
$581.94 and was sentenced to six At Seventeen She Is Ambitious to Be
The bone dry constitutional amend from injuries received when he was
months in the county jail for embez
come a Pork Expert.
ment which carried, will not go into struck at a street crossing by a South
Holtville, Cal.,—Raising hogs for
zling funds from the Grants Paas post-
effect In Oregon until the legislature ern Pacific train.
pleasure and profit Is the occupation of
acts, according to Attorney General
Miss Velma G. Davis was elected
Judge John S. Coke of the circuit Miss Josie Fuller, seventeen, youngest
Brown. Until the legislature provides county recorder and Mrs. Ida Maxwell
court decided that the Sunday closing and best ait around feminine pork pro
ducer in tbe Imperial valley. It Is her
laws to go with the amendment, the Cummings was elected county school
ordinance of Eugene prohibiting the ambition to become tbe best expert on
present law, which permits the im superintendent in Linn oounty.
atres from operating on Sunday is bogs in ber district Her herd numbers
portation of liquor, will be In effect.
State Biologist William L. Finley is
not in contravention ef the state Sun fifty and is increasing.
The so-called brewers' amendment making final plans for the publication
"Pig culture isn’t aesthetic work, of
was swallowed up In a majority of of a general survey of the wild life
The largest deal ever made In the course," said Miss Fuller. “It can’t be
votes against it totaling more than of Oregon, especially the birds.
neighborhood of Weston was consum considered a finishing school for de
For the week ending November 9.
mated when Iley Winn became the butantes. but there's money in it”
a total of 268 accidents were reported
She has established a record of de
owner of Meadowbrook farm. The
veloping her porkers for the market at
South Dakota Adopts Freak Primary. to the state industrial accident com
place contains 763 acres, and the con a cost of 3H cents a pound. She came
Sioux Falls. S. D.—Candidates for mission, of which five were fatal.
sideration was $107.000.
within half a cent of winning tbe Uni
As a result of the car shortage, the
presidents! nomination will hence
There was a oaiance in me
versity of California prize, which
forth have to appear In South Dakota Clatsop Mill at Astoria has been com industrial accident fund October 31 would have entitled her to a transcon
to take part In Joint debates or their pelled to shut down temporarily, and of $275.343.87.
Receipts from the tinental »rip. The Judges decided she
names cannot appear on primary bal about 200 men are out of employment. time the commission commenced its spent too much time tn caring for her
Postal receipts at the Portland pest- work, November 5, 1913. to October hogs. This was charged up against
lots in this state, if a primary law
enacted last Tuesday under the initi office for the first 10 days of Novem 31, a period of three years, totaled profit and cut down her score.
ative remains on the statutes until ber show an Increase of $3202.28 as $1.599.582.61.
compared with the similar period of
PRIZE COWS FALL.
A. O. Anderson & Co., Ltd., of
Copenhagen. Denmark, have purchas
Bonds in the sum of $1.500.000 were ed a large interest in the McEachern- Frightened In Pasture, Thirty-one
Torpedo Sinks Huge American Ship.
Plunge to Death.
London.—The American steamer authorized by a vote of 56 for and 28 Standifer-Clarkson Ship company of
Rochester, N. Y.—Thirty-one blooded
Columbian was torpedoed, according against the proposition by the land Astoria. The company is building
owners of the Ochoco Irrigation dis seven auxiliary five-masted schooners cows pastured on tbe Whitmore farm
to a Lloyd's dispatch.
on the high bank of the Genesee river,
The dispatch apparently was con trict.
at the yards in Astoria.
near Mount Morris, took fright and
The hull of the steam schooner Wa-
firmed in later dispatches from Ma
John Mills, of Talent, won the title lea|>ed over the bank, which has a sheer
drid, which agid the crew, half of
of the "banner sugar beet grower” at drop of 400 feet. Several of the cows
whom are Americans, had been land week and another member was added the beet growers’ celebration held in landed on a ledge 250 feet from the top
to the Columbia river's ocean-going Grants PasB. He reported a crop of and were uninjured. The balan«* of
ed on the Spanish coast.
28 tons per acre, yielding a gross re the herd went to tbe bottom and were
The estimates of the Hood River turn of $154 per acre, the eash outlay killed or so badly Injured they were
GAVE BLOOD IN VAIN.
apple crop for 1916 have Jumped from being only $29.70 per acre.
Those that struck on the ledge prob
Admiral Chester’» Granddaughter Trios 900.000 boxes, pre-harvest figures, to
The official report for the fifth an ably will be shot, as It is believed im
to Save Playmate.
nual egg-laying contest at Mountain possible to lift the heavy animals to
Greenwich. Conn.—It was learned boxes.
Grove, Mo., shows that the pen of the top of the bank with tackle. A
A rolling mill, with a capacity of Oregon» entered by the Oregon Agri few days ago a flock of sheep pastured
that Virginia Chester, the eight-yenr
old granddaughter of Rear Admiral I 20,000 tons of steel plate a month,
cultural college, finished in second near this farm jumped over the bank
Colby M. Chester, recently gave her probably will be added to the plant
I and all were killed.
blood In an heroic bnt vain attempt of the Northwest Steel company In place with! the high record of 231.8
eggs per hen and a total of 1159.
to save the life of h-r playmate. Au Portland.
At Five Travels 7,000 Miles Alon«.
At the recent election, W’asco coun
thor W. Carrott, son of O. B. Carrot!
Philadelphia.—Nanette Harvey, the
ty voted bonds to the amount of $260,- five-year-old niece of Mrs. Gerald J.
of Otter Rock drive. Belle Haven. The
Carrott boy. a grandson of Adolphus 1 ties of the first congressional district 000 for the construction of a trunk Delaney of Spokane, has arrived safely
W. Green, president of the National give W. C. Hawley a lead of 20,237 road leading from Mosier to The from that city after a journey of near
Biscuit company, died last Sunday oi votes over Mark Weatherford, his Dalles and thence south via Dufur, ly 7.000 miles by sea and land from
Kingsley, Tygh valley. Maupin. Shan her native city, Relfast, Ireland. Na
Virginia Chester was stricken with
The gross earnings of the Pullman iko and Antelope to the Jeffersou nette's father, who served In the Brit
the disease three years ago and Is part company in Oregon for the year are
Ish navy, was kl'led on board his ship
Washington. — The United States
New York.—Tb« total popular rot® army aviation schools are now ready
rei ch nd tn each of the states by l’r«a-
to give national guardsmen the same
idettl Wilson and Charles E. Hughns, Instruction 1., flying that la gl'cu to the
based on unofficial returns, indicato aero squadrons of the regular army.
that the president
Tlie late General Mills, chief of
the mtlllla bureau >>f the war depart
morn votes than Mr. Hughes.
ment. mads thia aunoum'emeiit In u
' letter w hich be sent to tlie Aero Club
3’».<’iiO of America Just before hl» recent sud
A In bn » um
»7. »OU den death.
( ' m I ì T ui f lu
Alan It. Hawley, president of the
Aero club, estimates tbut the national
27.:»"« guard will supply at leust fl«» aviators
for the twelve aero squadron» provid
f»4.ß‘M) ed by the national defense act and
h nil 4« *
Mdfla.u iV brllH
Ml« hl< m
Minn»» > 1«
This is a good time to re
new your subscription to
San Francisco. -
p.eaentatl ves of
both democratic a
ere on hand to
scrutinize the count ot ballots in the
official canvass of the vote which be
gan before the different boards of su
pervisors and elr-cliOD commissions
in every county of ( ahfornia.
The repreuentatives <rt the two big
political parties a.e to be on 'naud
principally to see tnat the canva is is
conducted fairly. An attorney will
represent each political faction d aring
the count, "to protect our rights if
such protection be necessary." accord
ing to the chairmen of the committees.
WOMAN SENT TO CONGRESS
j Miss Rankin is First Woman to Win
Helena, Mont.—Miss Jeanette Ran
kin. of Montana, will become the first
woman to sit as a member o. either
house of congress, her plurality being
Miss Rankin is a republican and ran
on a dry platform. Her strength was
in the rural districts.
Miss Rankin led the fight in Mon
tana which resulted in the victory for
equal suffrage in that state two years
ago. In her campaign for represen
tative. Mias Rankin was supported by
the women of Montana, the republi
cans and the prohlbitionista.
The state goes to President Wilson
by a majority of about 22.000.
OREGON NEWS NOTES OF GENERAL INTEREST
DOG WAITS ALL NIGHT.
Stands Guard Over Wall Whsrs Hs
Thought Master Was.
Petersburg. Ind.—Strother Ingler, a
young farmer living near Union, Pike
county, took bis bird dog to the borne
of his father. Arnold Ingler, about two
miles away, and on bis return home
stopped at an old well by the road to
draw a bucket of water The dog went
Into a nearby field.
A friend who saw Ingler at the well
asked him to ride home in his buggy,
and Ingler stepped from the well curb
ing into the buggy, but forgot to whis
tle for his dog.
A few minutes later the dog returned
and uot finding Ingler looked Into the
well. His nose followed the well rope,
and he howled and tried to attract the
attention of the Ingler family. Ingler's
father saw the dog. but paid no atten
tion to his barking. It ratued all that
night, but the dog sat beside the welt
and in the moruiug again barked con
tinually. Tbe dog did not leave "util
its master came to get it in the after
noon, after his father bad telephoned
to young Ingler and told him of the
Winter Short Course Jan. 8 to Feb. 2
Agriculture, Engineering (including
road building, wood working, and
blacksmithing), Home Economics, and
Commerce, will join in offering courses
for the annual Winter Short Courses,
January 8 to February 2. Farm engines,
including tractors, will be a feature of
the work this year. Oregon farmers
will have unusual onportunities to learn
the operation and usee of these modern
farm-power machines. General and ad
vanced work in agricultnre. fruit grow
ing. farm crops, soils, stock raising,
dairying, and poultry—will be offered
by College and farm specialists. En-
j richment of home life will be furthered
| by the work in home economies, sup-
' plemented by that of bacteriology,
physiology, and art and architecture.
Full particulars on application to the
Otegon Agricultural College, Corvallis,
Maidens Make Merry
On Tuesday evening, Nov. 14th, the
I girl friends ot Miss Ruth (resell, 89th
! steet, near Woodstock avenue, were
bidden to assemble at her home. The
house was beautifully decorated with
festoons of crimson shapes which are the
delight of maidens.
The frolic of the lassies began with
the search of a winding way of a string
which led to a hidden secret each lass
was determined to know. Then merrily
seising clothes pins and cloth each made
for herself a "best man,” the very best
winning a prize.
There wore tiny
crimsoq books in which something was
i written for somebody, and finally re-
i freshments that were a joy to all.
I Thirty-six chattered and laughed,
! Mesdames Menig and Shepherd being
■ the only matrons among the gay gronp.
The Government is advertising for
bids for the construction of a life saving
station at Florence.