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NEWS NOTES OF General Huerta
in United State• State Places Quarantine
CURRENT WE K
On 11 Oregon Counties
Resume of World’s Importan
Events Told in Brief.
New Y ork—General V ictoriano Hu
e rta , form er provisional president of
Mexico, who for nearly a year has
been an exile in Spain, arrived here
Tuesday on the Spanish steam ship An
tonio Lopes from Cadia.
G eneral H u erta was paased by U ni
ted S tates im m igration officials as a
tra n s it alien, a fte r he had declared un
der oath th a t he would do nothing th a t
would involve th e n eu trality of the
U nited S tates.
The ex-preaident said th a t he had
come to th e U nited S tates p artly for
pleasure and partly to atten d to some
personal business connected w ith fam
ily m atters. He swore th a t he had no
intention of going to Mexico or to
Cuba. The length of his stay here, he
said, was indefinite, but he wrould re
tu rn to Spain, possibly sailin g from
New York early in May.
G eneral H u erta was m et a t q u aran
tin e by rep resen tativ es of th e press
and by an array of photographers.
W hile su b m ittin g to being photo
graphed in every desired pose, he de
clined to say anything as to his m is
s io n - a g r e e in g to m eet new spaperm en
a t his hotel here at a la ter date.
R egarding th is appointm ent he said:
“ I understand th a t my presence in
th is country creates in you th e desire
to know my view s about th e affairs of
Mexico and I prom ise to satisfy your
w ishes to th e best of my ab ility . I
beg you, gentlem en, to rem em ber th a t
no interview w ith me should be con
sidered as au th en tic unless it carries
my personal s ig n a tu re ."
General H u erta was accompanied by
G eneral Jo se C. Del gardo, who has
been his p riv ate secretary for 10 years,
and by A braham R atner, a personal
friend of th e general, who declared
him self as an A m erican citisen, giving
his residence as New York.
Sixteen thousand Chicago carpou
te rs go on strike.
G erm an subm arine sinks Dutch
freight ship while a t anchor off The
John Bunny, the noted motion pic
tu re com edian, is n ear d eath a t his
home in Brooklyn.
Two Zeppelins raid English town on
the ea ste rn coast F riday and do con
slderable dam age to property.
Ten Tacom a dairies a re closed by
health authorities, who claim milk
from tubercular cows w as freely sold
G ermany declares R ussian invasion
of H ungary w as a failure, and th a t the
Cxar's arm y has been brought to
F ast m elting snow in A rizona w ash
out tw o dam s near S t Johns and
drown eight persons, besides doing
half million dollars' dam age to prop
Mrs. O. H. P. Belm ont announces
th a t 500 women of New York will
m arch to the office of U nited S tates
Senator O'Gorman here April 30 to ob
ta in his views on W om an Suffrage
The steam er N orthern Pacific of the
G reat N orthern Pacific Steam ship
com pany, siste r ship of the G reat
N orthern, sails on h er m aiden trip be
tw een San Francisco and Flavel. Or.
W illiam L. Miller, 101 years, of Jo p
lin, Mo., announces his wedding to
Mrs. Nancy B. Pike, 60, and Issued a
general invitation to th e public to a t
tend. Miller was m arried tw ice pre
P. C. Jenkins, a prom inent resid en t Indiana Mayor Gets Six
of B utler county, K entucky, was found
Years tor Election frau d
guilty in circuit co u rt and sentenced
to four years and one day in th e peni
Indianapolis, Ind.— F our men con
ten tiary on the charge of being con victed in th e T erre H aute election
nected w ith night raiding operations fraud tria l w ere sentenced by Judge
in w estern Kentucky.
Anderson to the Federal p en iten tiary
Twelve thousand m en em ployed by a t F o rt Leavenw orth, Kan.
th e Calumet & H ecla M ining com pany.
The oth er 16, including Donn M.
Calumet, Mich., and subsidiary prop R oberts, mayor, who received prison
erties, received an increase of 10 per sentences and appealed, and the 87
ce n t in wages. The w age ra te in ef
fect prior to th e o u tbreak of the E uro who w ere given sentences ranging
from one day to six m onths in th e local
pean w ar is thereby restored.
ja il, are in ja il here. I t was said the
The British gove?im ent has offered 16 w ill have tw o or th ree days in
a “full and am ple apology” to the Chil
ean governm ent for th e sinking on which to o b tain th e ir appeal bonds,
M arch 14 in Chilean te rrito ria l w aters which w ere fixed by Judge Anderson
of th e G erm an cru iser D resden, th e a t $10,000 for each year the men w ere
Internm ent of w hich had alread y been sentenced. Edw ard Holler, th e form er
ordered by th e m aritim e governor of chief of police, who pleaded guilty,
Cum berland Bay w hen th e B ritish also received prison sentence.
squadron attacked and san k her.
The four who w ithdrew from the
Select and common councils of P hil appeal a re : John M. M esselink, city
adelphia have decided to allow the his sealer of w eights and m easures and
toric L iberty Bell to be se n t to the form er m em ber of th e sta te leg isla
Panam a-Pacific Exposition.
Resolu tu re ; A rth u r Gillis, P rogressive elec
tions providing for its trip across the tion official; Joseph Strauss, liquor
continent w ere unanim ously adopted salesm an, and George Sovem , gam
by both branches. M ayor Blanken-
burg announced th a t he would sign the bler. Each had been sentenced to a
resolutions and only m inor details now year and a day in prison and to pay a
rem ain to com plete th e arrangem ents. fine of $100.
To obtain lib erty pending his ap
V ehem ently assertin g th a t he had peal, Mayor R oberts, who was sen
nothing to do w ith th e d eath of F ra n
cisco Madero, G eneral V ictorlano H u tenced to six years and to pay a fine
erta , ex-provisional presid en t of Mexi of $2000, th e severest sentence given,
co, issued a long signed sta te m en t in will have to furnish a bond of $60,000.
New York se ttin g forth w hat he term I f all secure bonds it will mean a total
ed his side of th e Mexican question. of $420,000.
G eneral H uerta declared th a t he knew
who was responsible for M adero's
death, but th a t he was keeping it as a Telegraphers Are Declared
Underpaid by Employer
An a tta c k by th e allies on th e G er
Chicago— P resident Newcomb C arl
m ans, is declared to be near.
ton, of th e W estern Union Telegraph
London gives out th e lost list on th e company, and S. J . Konenkamp, presi
N euve Chapelle battle as nearly 8000. dent of th e Commercial T eleg rap h ers’
Union of A m erica, testified from
The U nited S tates is building a sub th e ir repective view points before the
m arine th a t will w ithstand a 100-day U nited S tate s commission on Indus
tria l relations Tuesday as to wages
A big copper m ine in Josephine and w orking conditions of th e com mer
county, Oregon, has been sold for cial telegraphers.
Mr. Carlton caused a mild sensation
when, replying to a question from
Spokane policemen are stopping j i t F ran k P. W alsh, chairm an of th e com
ney drivers who have not filed $2500 mission, as to w hether teleg rap h ers
bonds, required by a recently-passed w ere adequately com pensated, replied:
" I believe th a t th e teleg rap h ers are
d erp aid ."
A P etrograd dispatch reports th a t
"O v e rp a id !” exclaim ed Mr. Walsh.
th e K aiser personally d irec ts defense
"N o, underpaid. I th in k they ought
of H ungary and th a t the Russian ad
m ake more money than they do. So
vance is broken.
fa r as I can ascertain , wages have in
Six instructors of W illam ette u ni creased 30 per cent in th e last ten
Ten years ago a Mo rub tele
versity, Salem, Oregon, have resigned. years.
The move on the p art of th e teachers g rap h er received $18; it is now $23.
I t was $13.50 fo r women and now it is
is said to be voluntary.
$18. My own view is th a t a first-
E x-presidents T aft and Roosevelt act class teleg rap h er should be able to
as honorary pallbearers to th e late earn a t least $5 a day of nine hours.
P rofessor Thomas Lounsburg of Yale Some of our employee, under th e so-
college. The tw o ex-presidents shook called prem ium plan, are m aking close
hands form ally.
to th a t.”
The w itness said his company has
A n expressm an on the Oregon Elec
tric railroad saves life of a sm all child one of the best pension and relief or
who was standing on the track a t E u ganizations in th e country, and it costs
gene. The trainm an dashed ahead of the men nothing. H alf a m illion dol
th e train and jerked the to t to safety. lars was expended on it last year, he
In th e W est th e French forces ap
Airman Killed by Fall.
parently are satisfied w ith th e ir recent
successes betw een the Meuse and the
W ashington, D. C .—Cecil Malcolm
L orraine fro n tier and say only th a t Peoli, an av iator, was killed a t College
th ey have come in contact w ith the
P ark, Md., near here, w hile m aking a
G erm an entanglem ents in th is region.
te st flight in an aeroplane of his own
Official German reports a ssert th a t de
invention and in which he had planned
term ined attack s by th e French have
flights from W ashington to New York
been repulsed along th is sector.
and from New York to S t.L ouis. The
Condolences for the loss of F-4 sub m achine fell 300 fee t and P eoli’s skull
m arine are sent th e U nited S tate s by was fractu red . The cause of th e acci
dent has not been determ ined. Peoli
G erm any.
was th e first man to fly across the
The Portland Beavers w ere defeated Andes m ountains in South America.
6 to 3 by th e Venice team in th e open The w recked m achine is said to have
ing gam e of th e Pacific Coast baseball been th e la rg e st In th is country.
Because A rizona is a dry state,
w a te r will be used to christen th e b a t
tle sh ip A rizona a t th e New York navy
yard Ju n e 19. The w ater to be used
by th e sponsor, who ia y et to be
named, will be th e first to flow over
th e spillw ays o f th e Roosevelt rese r
voir dam .
Belgium to Hear Concert.
B erlin — The famous Philharm onic
O rchestra of Berlin is prep arin g to
m ake a concert to u r of Belgium early
in May, according to announcem ent by
th e O verseas N ew s Agency.
W eingarten w ill conduct and th e m usi
cians will play tw ice in Bniaeela.
S a le m —To prev en t the spreading of many ca ttle and a num ber of persons
rabies, the S late Livestock S anitary had been b itten there.
Board, at a mooting held hero rec en t
"W e sh all try to get the city author!
ly, issued an o rd er placing 11 counties ties of P ortland to enforce the o rder
under quarantine. It was announced th ere." coutluued Dr. Lytlo. “ It will
th a t the disease had been coinniuni require th a t dogs be muxsled, and,
oat oil by coyotes to horses, dogs, cats when on the stree t. In leash. The
and o th er anim als in eight counties In board will see th a t it is enforced In
th e e a ste rn p art of th e sta te . The M ultnomah county outside the city.
counties included in th e q u aran tin e
“Stock ow ners havo suffered sev ere
a re latke. H arney, Crook, Baker, U m a ly lu e a ste rn couutles. T he situ atio n
tilla, M alheur, W heeler and Union, Is especially hard for th e poor hom e
w here rab ies prevails, and M ultnomah, stead ers, w here som e of them have
C lackam as and Jackson, to which it is lost th e ir only cow through being bit-
feared th e disease may spread.
tenby a hydrophobic coyote o r dog.
T he o rder requires th a t all dogs, un Even ca ts a re becoming afflicted with
less used in h erding livestock, be m uz th e disease and th ey are being killed
zled. S tate V eterinarian L ytle, who by fear stric k en ow ners."
atten d ed the m eeting, said th a t all
E v erett ao o d m an w as appointed ape-
violators of the q u aran tin e would be | d a l ag en t to in v estig ate sheep scab
punished to th e fu llest e x te n t of th e reported In Douglas county. Mr. Lytle
law, the v enalties being fines from said th a t he has no fear th a t the dla-
$50 to $100 for each offense. Mr. L ytle 1 ease is of serious proportions.
announced th a t all peace officers
T h e board m ade arran g em en ts for
would be called upon for assistan ce paym ent to th e ow ners for horses and
in enforcing th e order. T he veterln- m ules it may be found necessary to
arlan declared th a t conditions w ere I kill because of glanders. A nim als un
especially alarm in g in L ake county, j d er 1000 pounds will be paid for a t th e
rabid coyotes and dogs running th e ra te of $25 a head, and anim als weigh-
range in large num bers. He said th a t | ing m ore th an 1000 $35 a bead.
Grants Pass Farmers
Form Own Water Co.
G rants I’ass — The farm ers in th a t
portion of Rogue R iver V alley ju s t
w est of G rants Pass have organized
a co-operative irrig atio n corporation.
Ow ners of approxim ately 1000 acres of
land have signed up, and nearly two
m iles of irrig atio n ditches have been
The ditches are five feet wide a t the
bottom and six feet a t th e top, and are
capable of carry in g 10,000 gallons of
w aler s m inute. The w ater is to be
pumped from th e Rogue R iver by a
cen trifu g al pump driven by an electric
motor. I t will be forced first tc a
knoll, and then piped across th e valley
to a high line ditch, and from th e ditch
d iv erted on th e 1000 or more acres of
The cost of in stallin g th e plant will
be $5 an acre. A 100-horse power
electric m otor and a 12-inch cen trifu
gal pump have been purchased and will
be installed prior to Ju n e 1 in order to
give w ater to these lands on and a fte r
th a t date.
A reserv o ir 100 fee t wide by 300
feet long will be dug six fee t deep on
th e top of the knoll.
From th e re it
Portland — W heat Bluastem, $1.30
forty-fold, $1.28; club, $1.27; rod
F ife, $1.23$; red Russian, $1.21.
Millfeed — Spot prices: Bran, $26
ton; shorts, $28; rolled barley, $304131
C orn—Whole, $36 ton; cracked, $86,
H ay— E astern Oregon tim othy, $14
(«¡16; valley tim othy,
g rain hay, $I0«(12; alfalfa, $12.604(1
V egetables — Cucumbers, hothouse
$4.60 c ra te ; cauliflower, 76c(«C$1.26
artichokes, 764086c dozen; tomatoes.
$6 c ra te ; cabbage, 2qo8$c pound; cel
ery, $4.60 c ra te ; cauliflower, 76c6C
$1.26 dozen; head lettuce, $2.26 per
c ra te ; hothouse lettuce, 76coo$l box
spinach, 6c pound; rhubarb, 766tV0c
box; asparagus, $ H a l. 75; eggplant.
30c pound; pea*, 7(<t8c; carrots, $1.60
sack ; beets, $1.60; parsnips, $1.26
tu rn ip s, $1.76.
G reen F ru its — S traw b erries, $4
c ra te ; apples, 60c<t($t.60 box; cran
berries, $116012 barrel.
P otatoes -Oregon, $1.86401.60 aack
W ashington, $1.26 4 0 1.60;
$1.60; new potatoes, 8(«t9c pound
sw eet potatoes, 3$c.
Onions — Oregon selling price, 76c
sack, country p oints; C alifornia, job
bing price, $1.76 crate.
Eggs — Fresh Oregon ranch, rase
count, 17$60l8c dosen; candled, 19c.
P oultry — Hens, 16$60l0c pound
broilers, 266c27$c; fryers, 184o20c
turkeys, dressed. 226023c; live, 1640
19c; ducks, 124016c; geese, 8609c.
B u tter — Cream ery p rin ts, extras,
27$c pound in case lots; $c more in
less than case lots; cubes, 22$6f23c.
Veal - Fancy, ll$ 0 0 l2 c pound.
P ork— Block, 9$60l0c pound.
C a ttle — Best steers, $7.26 6« 7.76
choice, $7407.26; medium $6.76607
choice cows, $6406.60; medium, $560
6.76; heifers, $6416.26; bulls, $3.6040
6 ; stag s, $6406.60.
Hogs — L ight, $6.60407.66; heavy
S heep -W ethers, $7408.26; ew es $6
607; lam bs $7.26409.26.
Long Cablegram Sent Lo Wilson
by Americans in China.
TROUBII rOR UNCLE SAM PRIDICIID
P resid en t Is U rged ¡to Tell Ja p a n to
W ithdraw H er E acesslve F o rces.
Tolls Amounting to SOOOO,
Paid by Pekin Officials.
Pekin.— In tervention by th e Unite«!
S tate s In the negotiation* now pro
ceeding betw een t'h ln a and Ja p au is
recoiniuended to P re sid en t W ilson In
th e appeal recently sent t<> him by
A m erican m issionaries In this coun
try. T he m essage of 6000 w ords was
to W ashington Monday. It
ch a racterise s th e Ja p an ese dem ands
on China as acta of aggression such as
eventually will p resent a m enace to
the United Htatoa.
Iti'calllng the fact th a t Ja p a n has at
present In th is country doubled her
usual quota of troopa (am ounting to
<0,000 m en), the m laslonartea urge
th a t Jap an he notified th a t the oxceaa
of tr«M>ps should he removed.
The und erstanding here Is (list a
Chinese official or several officials
paid the cable charges, am ounting to
nearly $<000, on tho m essage to P re si
d en t Wilson. T his com m unication was
signed by m issionaries alt connected
with the A m erican P resb y terian m is
sion a t P ek in , Rev. C hanncey Good
rich, of the A m erican board of com
m issioners fur foreign mi**loii*, who
Is stationed a t T ien T ain; Rev. II. II.
l/owry, of tho M othodlat Episcopal
miHHioM ut Pekin, ami Rev C. F. Hub
The petition aska P re sid en t 'W ilson
(o dem and of C hina and not of Japan
A m erican p articipation In the confer
ences now under way. It Is suggested
th a t G reat B ritain and o th e r nations
bo invited to p articipate.
T here are In C hina several hundred
A m erican m issionaries, of whom the
g reat m ajority havo not seen th e m es
sage. Some of them who w ere re
quested to sign It, decline«!. T he A m er
ican board recently requested Its m is
sionaries to avoid public expression
of opluion on political affairs and a l
though It Is said tho m lsalotiarlua gen
erally aide w ith China In the p resent
controversy, few of them havo boon
activ e politically.
The m issionaries aak “th a t th e gov
ern m en ts of both C hina and Ja p an be
notified th a t the presence of unusual
bodies of Ja p an e se troops on Chinese
soil not only em b arra sse s tho fr<"edom
of negotiations, but co n stitu tes an o u t
rage to th e rig h ts of C hina and a se ri
ous m enace to tho peace and safety of
A m ericana and foreigners, generally,"
aud recom m ends (bat “pending th e re
moval of excessive con tin g en ts of J a p
an ese troops all negotiations should
will be taken by g rav ity through a 24-
inch, P'l*» «"d carried across th e valley
to the foothills on th e north.
The farm ers are p reparing th eir
lands by leveling and more th an 600
j acres of alfa lfa will be planted th is
The most o f th e land will be
planted to corn th is season, and a fte r
the h arv estin g of th is crop will be
sown to alfalfa.
The ditch d igging is being carried
on under the direction of Joe Russell,
and th e d itching is being done s t a
few cents less than $1 a rod.
d igging of th is kind usually coats not
less than 2.60 a rod, it is said.
Alex Hood, ow ner of one of the
larg est parcels of land to be irrigate«!
by the system , is d irectin g work on
th e project. H is ranch com prises 176
H. C. Newell, ow ner of th e Lace
House laundry, of Portland, has
S eattle— W heat — Bluestem, $1.29
ranch of more than 600 acres, a por-
tion of which will come under this forty-fold. $1.28; club. $1.26; Afe,
ditch. He is im proving his ranch, and $1.26; red Russian. $1.22.
has one of th e show places in the
Barley— $26 per ton.
Rogue R iver valley. The L athrop and
Muller properties are among those
Tacom a A pples— Cooking, 764090c;
which also will come under th e project. Winesapa, $1.36601.60 box; local, 86c.
Comb honey— Y akim a, $3.60 c ra te ;
Crowd Out Oregon Spuds.
All-Day Community Meet
strain ed honey, $6.60; Idaho, $3.60;
U n iv ersity of Oregon, Eugene —
a t Scio Well Attended Nevada, $3.60.
"T h e rise of potato grow ing as an in
A lbany.— More th an 600 people a t
V egetables — Cabbage,
du stry in Idaho and Colorado is one
tended the all-day com m unity m eeting stad t, $3.26; carro ts,
g re a t cause of the potato depression in held a t Scio S atu rd ay and it w as one
beets, home-grown, $1601.26; turnips,
Oregon, because th e crops of th ese two
of th e la rg e st and b est g ath erin g s of sack, $1.26; potatoes, Y akim a, $3040
sta te s have taken th e southern m ar
k e t ," says H. B. M iller, d irecto r of tho kind ev er held in Linn county. 32 to n ; Idaho, $286030; sw eets, $4
People w ent from a d istan ce of 15
the d ep artm en t of com m ercial and in m iles to h ear school questions, good c w t.; early rose seed, $60 ton; tom a
d u strial survey of th e u n iv ersity of roads and dairying discussed by ex toes, $4.60 case; onions, green, 20c
Oregon school of commerce. Form erly perts.
dozen; W alla W alla, $1.75 box; O re
perhaps 40 per cent of O regon’s potato
T he m eeting w as held in th e assnm gon yellow D anvers, $1.76; Yakima.
exports w ent below th e Mason and bly-room of th e Scio High School, but, $1.60; garlic, 30c pound; radishes, lo
w ith a good m any unable to gain ad cal, 20c dozen bunches; C alifornia
Mr. Miller th in k s G erm an com peti m ission a t th e m orning session, an 25c; paraely, 80c dozen bunches; le t
tion will u ltim ately be a big facto r in overflow m eeting was held la te r In a n tuce, head, $2.25 c ra te ; spinach, local
southern m ark ets if th e duty rem ains o th e r schoolroom.
M. S. P ittm an, of the extension de 6c pound; W alla W alla, 76c box; cu
Baker, Or.—Ex G overnor W est won
off potatoes as at present.
The G er p artm en t of th e Oregon S tate N orm al cum bers, local hothouse, 75c6t$1.60;
man w ith his cheap labor, cheap fer School, was th e principal sp eak er at celery, $4 6£ 4.50; ru tab ag as. $1.86 in tie- suit brought in c irc u it M r l
tilize rs and w ater tran sp o rtatio n can th e m orning session. He discussed sack ; cauliflower, $2.25 c ra te ; O re here ag a in st him hy W illiam W legan.
in norm al tim es m eet th e Idaho grow school problem s and said it was the gon, $3; artichokes, 76c dozen; rhu Copperfield saloon keeper, for dam agea
alleged to have been caused by th e re
er on even term s in th e south or ex m ission of a school to find o ut w hat a barb, local, 3c; asparagus, Wall
moval of liquor and aalooo fixtures
person is fitted for, in sp ire him to fol W alla, $1.35 box; K ennew isk, $1.256/ from
trem e east.
bis saloon, when G overnor W est
low th a t line of w ork and then pre 1.35; green peas, 9c.
declared m artial law In C opperfield,
pare him for i t T he rem ain d er of tho
a fte r Kern H obbs’ v isit on Ja n u ary 2,
White Pine Mill Returnee.
session was devoted to co n trata am ong
B aker — Because of large orders, the schools of th a t section of the coun pound; cows, 12c; h eifers, 126£l2ic; 1914.
T he Jury retu rn ed the v erdict a fte r
the B aker W hite Pine company sta rted ty in school songs, solos, declam ations w ethers, 14Jc; dressed hogs, l l i c ;
being o ut seven hours. Nino w ere for
its mill a t W hite P ine w ith about 160 and dram atizations. Songs by the trim m ed sides, 15Jc; com binations, tho ex governor and thr«>o dissenting.
The resum ption was due to Scio H igh School Glee Club w ere a 15c; Diamond T. C., 16Jc; yearlings, Tho first several ballots th e Jurors
15c; ewes, 13c.
lum ber orders which M anager Frank feature.
stood eight for tho d efendant and four
In th e overflow m eeting P rofessor
Poultry- Ducks, live, 104012c; hens, against.
G ardiner believes will keep th e plant,
Tho v erdict was a su rp rise here, be
running all sum m er a t least.
The th e co n stru ctio n of good roads with
springs, dresse«!, 22c; live, 144ol6c; cause it was th ought th a t the length
South B aker mill also is running full th e m aterial available.
P rofessor squabs, live, $2.50 dozen; dressed, $6; of tim e occupied by th e Jury in Its de
capacity and will continue to do so in S ch ran t su b stitu ted for 8 ta te Dairy
Com m issioner Mickle, who was unable turkeys, live, 18c; dressed, 2841,30c; liberations Indicated an antl-W est ver
dict, and when tho verdict was read by
The company recently purchased to atten d . E. M. R eagan and others, geese, 20c.
'Ircu lt Judge A nderson th e few pres
m ore th an 1,000,000 feet of tim ber, rep rese n tin g th e A lbany Com m ercial
S pokane— C a ttle — Prim e steers, $6 en t seem ed dazed.
and w ith th e large num ber of orders
Ex-Governor W est also w as not p res
from th e East it expects to be able to F ru it G row ers’ association. A b ask et Oil7 c w t.; heifers and cows, $54i,6.
ent, although he was notified In tim e.
Sheep— W ethers, $6(q7; ewes, $54/) At the Gelser-Grsnil hotel, wbilo pack
keep its 260 men busy all sum m er, and
ing to leave for P ortland, he clearly
6; lambs, $64/ j 7.
"T h e outlook is good,” said Mr. Improper Packing Hurts
Hogs— H eavy live hogs, $6.26 cw t.; showed elation.
“ I cam e hero convinced I would get
" W e have all th e orders
Price of Good Apples lig h t hogs, $7.25.
square deal, even should I lose," lie
we can handle and expect to keep
W heat— $45 ton, delivered In city.
said. “I was nnturally anxious th a t
Hood River.—N o rth w estern apple
every m an busy fo r some tim e .”
O ats— $34 ton w hole; $86 rolled, de tho verdict should bo In my favor, for
m a rk e t men declare th a t indifference
th e case has been one which a ttracted
of grow ers In m aintaining a good sys livered in city.
Sheep Shearing It Begun.
tem of g rading and packing resulted
Bran— $26 to n ; shorts, $32; bran statew id e atten tio n Involving th e g reat
question of hum an rights. T he ques
A rlington— The annual sheep sh e ar in m ore harm tho p ast year th a n any and shorta, $27
tion, I believe, Is now se ttle d for good
H ay —Tim othy, $16 to n ; $16 In c a r and all, and the rig h ts of the hum an
ing a t th is point is now in full swing, o th e r d etrim en tal influence.
H. F. D avidson believes tho change loads; alfa lfa, $16, delivurtsd in city ;
being a re acknow ledged to be superio r
w ith about 15,000 sheep in town and In system of packing apples has been
to those Involving m ere pro p erty .”
40,000 a t th e large Sm ythe B ro s.’ responsible for much of th e d eterio ra $14 in carloads.
C om —$37 to n ; cracked, $38.
p lan t near here. T here will probably tion of grad e and pack. F orm erly the
B arley— Rolled, $32 ton.
Road Buying Equipm ent.
be 500,000 pounds of wool m arketed grow ers paid a daily wage to th e ir
Oil M eal—Soy bean meal, $60 ton.
Philadelphia. — T he P ennsylvania
through A rlington during the month. packers, who gave th e fru it close in
Railroad com pany has en tered the
The first shipm ent le ft upon th e Inland spection. S o rtin g and sizing for the
m a rk e t for approxim ately $ 20 , 000,000
Cucumbers On Market.
E m pire for th e Portland wool w are m ost p a rt w as done by hand. Now
th e fru it is sized and graded by m a
w orth of new equipm ent and for new
The q u ality in all chines. P ay m en t is m ade on a piece
T a c o m a -G re e n cucum bers from the m aterial for ea rs and locom otives
cases Is b e tte r than la st year, w ith basis.
local hothouses are now on the m arket which it will build In its own shops.
much cleaner fleeces and b e tte r staple.
T h e lid will be p u t on In Hood R iver and enjoying large opening sales at T he equipm ent program Includes 144
T here has been a strong tendency th e com ing season and no lax packing 75c to $1.60 a dozen, according to size. new locomotives, 146 all steel passen
tow ard im proving th e grade ewes.
and grad in g will be allowed.
ger cars and ab o u t 10,000 freig h t cars.
Sam O. Campbell, who for th e past The E astern cucum bers have been All th e locom otives, 66 of the passen
tw o y ears has been chief Inspector for
ger cars and 2102 of the fre ig h t cars
Two Millt Begin Work.
th e N orth Pacific F ru it D istributors, E astern W ashington have again tak en will he built a t the com pany's shops
La P in e—The J . N. M atsen Lum ber d eclares th a t low prices to a g rea t ex a rise and are now leaving the cold a t Altoona, w hile th e rem ain d er will
company sta rted work a t its big mill te n t h av e been caused by poor pack, sto rag e houses a t $1.35 a box. Prices be placed w ith outside com panies. Tho
W ednesday. The P rin g le F alls mill and th a t th e rem edy lies In the control here, however, have not been affected, new equipm ent is to bo used for re
sta rte d work last week.
Both are of th e grow ers them selves, ra th e r th an but advances will be made soon. D eal placem ent* and will not bo additions
w orking at full capacity on b ig con w ith th e m ark etin g agencies.
ers say th e m ovem ent of apples is en to tho p resen t equipm ent.
trac ts. The Pringle F alls mill is tu rn
couraging to the grow ers, who are
ing out stuff for th e power compariy,
Albany Janitor It Thrifty.
Allies' C am paign Is O n.
cleaning up th e ir stocks rapidly.
and th e M asten mill is w orking on
A lbany.—W h at a m an can accom
P aris.—Tho allied offensive on the
flume m aterial, presum ably for the plish who a tte n d s stric tly to business
w estern fro n t is developing. A ccord
Wheat to New York.
Moore syndicate. The La P ine Lum- and w orks steadily, on a sm all salary,
S eattle — The A m erican-H aw aiian ing to the m ilitary au th o rities here,
tfer company expects to s ta r t its mill Is Illu strated by M. E. Bllyeu, ja n ito r
lin er Oregonian began loading 1300 the offensive m ovem ent h as been In
in a few days.
a t th e L inn co unty courthouse, who tons of W ashington w heat for New progress for several w eeks a t stra te g ic
has a ttain ed a record of ten years' York. Two other liners to sail th is points from th e sea to th e Alps, w ith
Road Intpection Completed.
m onth for New York will ta k e 1,000 successes In C ham pagne, a t Lcs Epor-
Flavel.—C. O. Jen k s, general m an continuous service. T en years ago tons each.
These are th e first large ges. Neuve Chapelle, N otre Dame do
ag er; A. J. Davidson, su p e rin ten d e n t;
shipm ents of w heat by steam er to New
A. M. Supqu, chief en g in eer; Mr. G ar d ren to support, began work a t the
I^nrette, I a Bolsselle, Dtxmude and
H is sa lary w as $40 a York, and th e business prom ises to be south of M ett and In Alsace. H ard
rick. Mr. T w itchell and P rofessor courthouse.
Koyl w ere In th e p arty of officials who m onth, an d during all of th is tim e it
fighting w as In progress M pnday in
have ju s t com pleted an inspection trip has n o t averaged m ore th an $60 a beginning to carry O riental rice to n o rth ea ste rn F rance and in th is way
over th e Spokane, P ortland Sr. S eattle m onth. B esides his o th e r duties, he New York regularly. All th e steam ers th e p ressu re la gradually being in
use th e P anam a eanal.
ta k es p rid e in th e co urthouse lawn.
road betw een P o rtlan d an d FlaveL
tx-Governor West Wins Verdict
In Copperiield, Or., Saloon Case