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tom in Ten Minutes After
Struck by Nantucket.
Norfolk, Va.—The »lory of how 41
person* wont down to death lu th«
chill water* of the Atlantic when th«
liner Nantucket rammed and Bank th«
steamer Mo«iro«, *>■ brought to port
by tho 99 survivors of tho sunken
ship. who war« raacuad and brought
to ihoro by tho Nantucket.
It wa« a story of awful and auddon
death, sweeping out of the dark and
fog and taking unawaroa tho doomed
hair hundred with the haavlneaa ot
aleep «till on them. It told how th«
atrlcken Monroe, with her alda gored
deep by the knlfellke ateel prow of
the Nantucket, filled rapidly, rolled
over on her aide, and In a few min
utea turned over and plunged to the
bottom, currying with her the paa
sengrrs and member« of the crew
who had fntled to get clear of the
When the craah came those aboard
the Monroe were In bed and asleep
Only Captain Johnson and the crew
on deck were up. Hut the sbrivetlufe
of the stricken vessel and her Hating
motion, aa the water poured through
the gaab In her side, awakened the
Bleeping passengers and sent them
clambering toward the deck. Warned
by the officer«, they hurriedly adjust
ed life preservers nnd made for the
tilted deck. The time waa too brief.
Those rescued agreed that from the
time the Monroe waa »truck until she
settled beneath the waves not more
than 10 minutes elapsed.
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S e ria l N o 933
OREGON NEWS NOTES
SAYS PRES. CHRISMAN g F q EN£RAL |NTEREST
41 LIVES LOST WHEN SUPREME COURT OVER
RULES LOWER DECISION
RAMMED LINER SINKS
Atlantic Steam er Goes to Bot
The Oregon supreme court Tuesday
On February 7, at 10 a. m. there will Events Occurring Throughout
morning decided seven local option
be a meeting of the Switchboard Asso
the State During th# Past
i-Hees In favor o f tha drys and Battled
ciation to consider the question of buy
the feet that eleetiona cannot bo set
ing a home for the switchboard and of
aaide because aomo technical objection
incorporating the different companies
has been raised. It derided that faults
arising out o f the Gill 1913 registration
as a whole.
Farmers Art to Build.
set. confusion as to the Urns when such
I wish to aay that I am in favor of
Baker.—The Baker County Educa
elections should be held and other al
incorporating for many reasons, a few tional and Co-Operative Farmers' un
leged reasons should not avail in hav
4 t s '
ion met In annual session here, elect
o f which are aa follows;
Ing "the will of the people" set aside
ed George Miller county president. M.
The opinion o f the court waa written
Many telephone lines are going to in F. Bond, vice-president and Stover
in the case appealed from Hillsboro, ami
corporate, by incorporating as a whole, Crabill, secretary. One of the princi
I n deciding the Salem, Stayton and
it Will be much better and save quite a pal subjects of discussion was a pro
other rases, the court merely referred
sum o f money in fees etc.
posal to build In Baker a warehouse
to (he Hillsboro opinion. Judge Burnett
I I will be much easier to handle one for storing hay and grain.
wrote a diaaenting opinion and stood
corporation than several small ones.
Ray T. Jackson, sent here by the
stone, the other sis judges favoring
A suit might be brought under our lepartment of agriculture, appeared
the dry aide o f the issue.
present laws that would work a hard before the farmers and offered to aid
In hla opinion Justice Eakin declared
ship on a small corporation that would in killing Jackrabhtts by means of poi
that tha 1913 registration law was op
Copyright, 1*1», by the Panama- patine International Exposition Co.
fall very light on a large one.
son. The pests have been destroying
erated at a trap that "would defeat a
Numerous small questions that con crops In Baker county. His offer was
local option election, and as a fraud on
front us could be settled once and for accepted and he will start out In the
the voters of Oregon."
all by incorporating.
We are urged to wait as there is
I011T perspective of the Panama Partite International Exposition
The supreme court held that the pe
some talk o f the government taking
In San Francisco In 1915. At night giant searchlights will trans
Sell Stocks to Girl Workers.
tition for the local option at Hillsboro
form the vast exposition city Into a fairyland. The lighting
over the telephone lines.
Salem.— Corporation Commissioner
scheme la the most remark» Me ever planned.
was valid because it had been circulat
not wait on this account, as the larger Watson warns against alleged invest
ed under the then existing laws. The
lines would be taken over Arst, and in ment companies of Vancouver, B. C..
election was held November 4, and the
corporating would only give us a bet who are soliciting business by mail.
decision o f the supreme court holding
ter standing in the event o f govern He says he has letters showing that
tha Gill registration act invalid was not
the Aetna Investment A trust com
filed until November 2fi. The court !
There is quite a strong sentiment in pany and the Associated Land A Tim
held that the election and vote there-,
favor o f buying a home for the Central, ber company of that city are sending
A TTR AC TIO N
under should not be held void and a '
in this event it would be much better letters endeavoring to sell stocks to
community disfranchised by reanon o f i
to be incorporated, not only on account working girls and others In this state’,
a defective law that would affect the
Thursday and Saturday Nights
The water tower at the sawmill is to of the deeding o f tame but in tbe forc without complying with the laws of
right o f the petitioners to sign a peti The Victor Donald and A. H.
the state or submitting any statement
be torn down. The wind o f a week ing of the pro rata o f assementa.
tion. Further the court holds that an !
There are many other questions sued showing their stocks are of any value.
election could not be disturbed by a
as franchises etc. that cam be better
Presenting Comedy and Dramatic tling o f the foundation made it necess
preliminary proceeding that does not go
settled by a corporate body.
Indian Left Valuable Property.
into the qualification o f signers.
question has been talked o f before, and
Florence.— Indian Ike, one of the
The tower ia over 100 feet high and ; it will never be settled until it is set well known Indiana of this section,
The attack on the election because it "Th e Wizard o f Wall Street” A R;j-
died at hia home on the North Fork.
be seen for miles across the valley. tled right.
waa not held on the day ot a general Roaring Comedy—A Laugh in Every
Let all the members study this up Indian Ike was born in Coo* county
election also failed. The court bel-t
and I think that they will come to one 58 years ago and for the past 10 or 11
Are protection before the present city
that the homerule amendment oper Movie* —"Th e Tongue M ark," Comedy
conclusion, to incorporate.
years had lived on the Sluslaw. It ia
ates as before, except that now a mu “ The Trail o f the Hanging Rock,’ ’ 2
W. E. Chrisman.
estimated that he leaves property to
not been used for several years.
nicipality, or any precinct therein, la a
; the value of $50,000. He leaves a
Juat what the expense was in build-
subdivision o f the county.
daughter. His wife died two months
tug tho tower has probably never been
la b«M su flirte wt til ev-^ ''L ittle Lord Fauntleroy" In 2 acts fea-
SHERIFF NOT COLLECTING TAXES i ago. Both were victims of tuberculo-
estimated as it was built by the Lee
ery respect and the tame ruling applies turing MASTER D ONALD the child
Brown Lumber Co.
to the two Salem rases, the Stayton
o f feet o f lumber was used in the con
Sheriff Esch said Monday that he
Movies—"The Silver Cross,’.’ Drama
caae, Springfield and all other towns in
Polk County Hops Still Held.
struction. It is said that three tons of
was not collecting the taxes this year
" I t ’s Hard to Please,” Comedy
which there have been liquor contests.
Dallas.— The hops raised In Polk
spikes alone were used in the sides
but that it was being done by the coun
"Th e Patriot,” Military
county In 1913 have not all been sold.
which are made o f two oy eights spik
ty treasurer. He made the statement
Note—The Donald-Hallett Company ia
Several thousand bales still remain
ed Aat on each other.
because he is receiving inquiries every
a Guaranteed Attraction.
1 in the hands of the growers. Almost
Oron Weddle has the contract fo r
day from various sources concerning
; to the school entertainment this com-
all growers, however, seem In a mood
the demolishing act which will take a
the taxes. He said he wished to tell
pany will not play Friday night.
to sell, provided the price reaches 23
month or more.
the people o f Marion county through
Admission 25 & 16
cents. Several large growers assert
The Statesman that he has nothing
that they will hold until the pries
Miss Mabel Gardner spent the Arst whatever to do with the collection and reaches what they deem a fair figure,
Mrs. Jos. Fisher and Mrs. J. H. o f the week in Monmouth with Miss that time would be saved by address
that being somewhere around 30 cents.
Missler and children spent Sunday and Ida Mack who graduated from the Nor ing all communication to the treasurer.
The City Couneil met In regular ses
Mon-lav visiting in the Waldo Hills.
mal School this week.
sion Tuesday evening of this week with
____ EDUCATIONAL TRAIN STARTS
PANAMA-PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION BY NIGHT.
National Club By Rsaelutlen Reads
Tammany Bose Out.
New Tork.— Disorder ended a meet
Inn of tbe natlpnal democratic flub
after a resolution demanding that
Charles F. Murphy be retired from the
leadership of Tammany Ilall had been
declared adopted on an aye and nay
When the ohalrman announced the
reault of the vote. Murphy partlaana
and those favoring hla retirement
started a demonstration. Flats were
■hakon freely, threats were made and
hard names used. It waa 10 mteulaa
before a semblance ot order waa re
Friends of Murphy assert the reso
lution had been carried by an Illegal
vote, and they will lay tha matter In
the form of a protest before tbe board Mayor Beauchamp in the chair.
of governors of the organisation.
The first thing that came up waa the ;
hearing o f the report o f the committee
on Ailing the vacancy in the council
caused by the absence o f G. L. Brown '
on the flrst meeting o f the new coun-
Attorney Heltsel had prepared, at
considerable research, an opinion on
Pakln.—A bill prescribing tha wor the subject and a resolution waa adopt
ship of heaven and of Confuclua by ed declaring the offloe vacant. The
the president ot the Chinese republio Mayor then appointed G. L. Brown
waa passed by the administrative councilmcn for the term and hia ap
council, which took the place of the pointment Wi S confirmed by the mem
Chlneae parliament, recently dissolved bers.
by Prealdent Tuan 3hl Kal. The
The usual grist o f bills was run j
measure waa aubmltted to the council through and free water was given the
by Yuan 8h! Kal blmaeir.
school by a special ordinance.
It is understood that the president's
Several other items of interest came
Idea Is to * « t an example to the Chi up but were referred back to the com
nese nation, which he thinks needs mittees to report at a s|>ccial meeting
the moral Influence of religion.
to be held Friday night of this week. I
The question of the Introduction of
a state religion has created consider
able controversy In China, the Chris
tian missionaries of all aects opposing
such a atep. The constitution adopted
by the Chinese parliament made no
provision for any state religion, i n
OLD LAND MARK
TO BE TORN DOWN
CITY COUNCIL MET
ADOPTED BY CHINESE
School Teachers of England 8trlke.
London.— A strike of school teach
ers, the flret of Its kind In the British
Isles, la In full awing In Herefordshire,
Eighty out of the 120 elementary
achoolo wera closed. The teachers
say they will remain out until they
guln their demands, which are for a
minimum salary of $600 per annum,
an Increase of $50.
Wsat Will Release Liquor.
Salem, Or.—Governor VVeet notified
the saloonkeepers of Copperfleld, who
were put out of business when he de
clared martial law in the town, that
he would give them until next Satur-
dry night to take from the warehouse
In Baker the whisky and other Intoxi
ca In* beverages which were selxed by
Colonel Lawson and hla men.
Francois Xavier Mathieu died Wed
nesday morning at his home near Auro
ra at the age of 96 years.
It would be useless to go into an tx-
tended description o f the life and ser
vices to the state of Oregon o f this ven-
Every Oregon school
boy knows the story o f Champocg.
Suffice to any that Congress l.as re
cognized the services o f Mr. Matthieu
and hia portrait will adorn the Hall of
Fame at the nation’s capitol together
with other illustrious names that have
helped make the Northwest what it is
E. T. Matthieu o f this city who is
one of the children o f the pioneer, to
gether with his wife and daughter, will
attend the funeral tomorrow which I
will be held at the old home place un
Mise Mabel Townes who is attending der the auspices of Champoeg Lodge j
school in Portland was the guest of No. 27, A. F. & A. M. The interment!
Mlaa June Kecrns Friday.
will be in Butteville Cemetery.
To the Purchaser:-
Owing to the fact that we have had a mild winter
up to the .present and our heavy woolen goods have not moved
as. briskly as we expected, we will give you, Mr.
a reduction that will be not only saving but seasonable.
We can only quote a few of the many reductions.
Just come in and get your, pick of the Best of these goods
that the store contains at the following prices:
Ladies’ W ool Underwear:-
98c for Garments that sold for
1.78 “ Union Suits “
1.49 “ Fleeced Kimonas “
Mens W ool Socks:-
Auto Tax Is Hald Valid.
Medford.— Holding that the stat
has the right to regulate travel upc
Its highways, and collect fees froi
vehicles, the same as for registerim
deeds. Judge F. M. Calkins, of the cir
cuit court, declared valid the state
automobile tax contested by the Jack
son County Automobile Protective As
sociation through Henry E. Boyden.
Woman Seeks County Job.
Oregon City.— Miss Iva Harrin 'on,
chief deputy In the office of Will L
i Mulvey, has announced herself a cae
didate for county clerk. She is th
first woman in the Btate to seek a
office abqve that of a municipal’!
She has held various county position
42c for Socks that sold for . .
17c “ Light Wool Hose “
$5.69 for Sweaters that Sold for
1 49 “
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Two Weeks' Journey Will Cover Wide
Corvallis.— The big Southern Pacif-
ic-Oregon agricultural college-Port-
land, Eugene A Eastern hog and dairy
special demonstration train Sunday
night began Its two weeks’ Journey
through western Oregon. The demon
stration train is carrying a practical
course of instruction by college men
and practical farmers, the combina
tion being designed to answer as far
as possible the tremendously large
number of inquiries that are coming
to O. A. C. for directions and informa
tion concerning hog-raising and the
The demonstration train consists of
seven cars as follows: One carload
j ot cows of various types, one carload
; of hogs in various stages of feeding
| development, one carload of feeds, one
; carload ot sanitary dairy equipment,
one carload ot lecturers and two flat
cars on which to demonstrate.
. . . $7.00
1.75 to 2.00
Celebration to Be Joint.
Hood River.—The anniversary cel
bratlon of Lincoln and Washin;tc
will be celebrated Jointly here th-
year by the members of Canby Pcs
Grand Army of the Republic, and th
Women's Relief Corps.
Dr. Miles' Anti-Pain PUts for rheumutiso-