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PACKER WANTS ENGLISH REPORT CENSUS OF THE SKY
NO UNION HELP LOSS OF 12,810 Country’s Winged Citizens Have
Armour Says Working Classes Cost to Foe at Battle of Noeve
Have Other Remedies.
Chapelle Claimed Heavier.
Interesting Discoveries Made Through
Investigation by the Department
of Agriculture— Robins Out
Industrial Halations Invostigation Thousands o f Germans Go Down—
In ( hirago Is Concluded—
18,000 Wounded Declared
There Is a country whose cities art,
Loss Cnrest Predicted.
Removed From Field.
never overcrowded, the present census
registering on the average two citi
Chicago.— Tho Chicago hearing of
London — Field Marshal Sir John zens to every acre. This country Is
the United States conmilealon on In
the land of the sky; Its citizens, the
French, commander of the British ex birds.
dustrial relations, bogun two weeks
The United States department of
ago, was concluded Saturday with a peditionary foreee on the continent,
flitting glance at working conditions reports the British losses In the three agriculture has discovered the facts
days' fighting at Nueve Chapelle as and put them safely away In a bul
and wages In local packing houses.
letin which the public may have for
The chief witnesses were J. Ogden follows:
the asking, though by what methods
Armour, president of Armour A Co.,
Killed— 190 officers, 2337 men.
the government biologists obtained
and director on the boards of several
Wounded — 369 officers, 8174 other and substantiated the numbers this
railroads r.nd banks, and J. K. O'llern,
same public has not yet been advised.
his superintendent of plants.
Did they resort to aeroplanes? And
Missing—23 officers, 1728 men.
Most of tho questions directed at
Field Marshal French's report con once In the aeroplane did they consult
Mr. Armour had been submitted to
Mr. and Mrs. Bird as to the number of
him In advance and he repeated the tinues:
questions and read the answers rapid
"Th e enemy left several thousand their children? We are not yet In
ly from a typewritten document.
dead on the field and we have positive formed, but It can easily be seen that
The essential part of his testimony
information that upwards of 12,000 there might be some confusion.
bearing on repeated testimony of oth
As a rule statistics only stupefy, but
ers that organisation Is the remedy wounded were removed by train.
through which workingmen may attain Thirty officers and 1867 o f other ranks there's something to be said for the
robin which may Interest some people.
their rights, was to the effect that he were captured."
The British commander's dispatch There Is more of him than of any
was opposed to the unionisation of his
Party of German uhlans In Poland shooting from the saddle, their long lances stuck in the ground beside
employes. He cited the strike of 1904, concerning the battle of Neuve Cha other bird In the United States—six
when the offer of tho packers to arbi pelle, which began early In March, pairs of robins to each farm of 68 their horses.
trate was declined, he said. The union, says among other things:
acres. The English sparrow Is a close
he declared, was crushed, and since '"Considerable delay occurred after
second, five pairs to each 68 acres.
then organisers had been discouraged. the capture of Nueve Chapelle and the
No other bird Is nearly so abundant as
Mr. Armour espressed the opinion
I either the robin or sparrow.
that Industrial ynrest In the United infantry was greatly disorganised.
One conclusion which will Interest
Htatee Is slowly decreasing. His own am of the opinion that this delay
employes, he said, were adequately would not have occurred had the mankind—chiefly because it concerns
protected through the privilege of ap clearly-expressed order of the general mankind—Is the preference of breed
plying to the respective foremen.
officer commanding the first army been ing birds for thickly populated cen
Tho witness said he kept In touch more carefully observed."
ters. They prefer the Great White
with employes In their homes through
Field Marshal French’s report, which
foremen and the company's welfare covers the battles of Neuve Chapelle Way to the quiet forest. This seems
to Indicate the beginnings of human
Kmployos were privileged
to appeal to the president of tho com and St. Elol, under date o f April 6, Intelligence— oh, well, perhaps not In
pany when they thought subordinate was published in the Official Gaxette. telligence. but It's human, whatever
The commander-in-chief writes:
officials dealt unjustly with them.
else It may be. And, say the biolo
“ The event o f chief interest and gists, It seems probable that as our
"Do you believe a proper standard
of living can be maintained by a week importance which has taken place is human population Increases so will
ly wage of 112.60?" Mr. Armour was the victory achieved over the enemy in
our bird population Increase. Thus we
the battle of Nueve Chapelle, which get around to race suicide and—It Is
"It Is a broad and difficult question," was fought March 10, 11 and 12.
Inevitable— to Roosevelt
“ The main attack was delivered by
Throughout the United States, tak
He denied that his company took
advantage of an oversupply of Immi
ing 100 robins as a unit, other birds
grant labor to pay less than living
were noted In the following ratio: Cat
supported by a large force of heavy
birds. 49; house wrens. 28; brown
Mr. Armour said that he did not be artillery, a division o f cavalry and thrashers, 37; kingbirds, 27; bluebirds,
lieve that unions were necessary to some infantry of the general reserve."
the welfare of employes.
Chevy Chase, Md.. holds the record
"The success of an employer de
for density of population. One hun
pends on the employe," said he, "and Good Roads Bonds Carry
Austrian soldiers taking communion before going into battle. The regimental bands supply sacred as well as
to get the best work of the employe
by Two to One Majority dred and slxty-one pairs were found martial
the best wages the market affords
nesting on 23 acres, 34 species of birds
Portland, Or. — Multnomah county being represented.
must be paid."
voted Wednesday in favor of good
The department announces that this
Ex-Senator Aldrich Diet
census Is to be repeated and on a
By a majority of approximately 13,-
Suddenly at Ripe A ge 600 the people authorised an issue of much larger scale. If bird lovers are
willing to aid. There are no funds to
New York.— Nelson W. Aldrich. 30 f 1,260,000 in bonds to pay for improv pay for this work, and It therefore de
years United States senator from ing 70 miles o f the county's principal pends on volunteers who will con
Rhode Island, and Intimately associ trunk highways with modern hard-
tribute the facts in the case.
ated with tariff and currency legiala surface pavement.
tton In that time, died Friday at his
The bonds will bear 6 per cent in
home In Fifth avenue, following a terest and will be offered for sale at SAFETY DEVICE FOR AVIATOR
stroke of apoplexy. He was 73 years the earliest possible date allowed by
Wings and Balloon-Shaped Canopy
Until Thursday, when he was taken
The issue before the voters was
Unfold Automatically In the
111 with Indigestion, Mr. Aldrich had
Event of a Fall.
been In good health. His physician clearly one o f reconstructing the roads
left him an hour before he died, think or continuing with the present system
ing then that he was on tho way to re o f macadamized roads and dirt roads.
The parachute is attached to the
covery. When ho became unconscious
The voters met the issue squarely body by straps passing around the
members of Ills Immediate family were and returned a most decisive verdict in waist and over the shoulders. The
hurriedly summoned and were at the favor of good roads. Intense county
bedside when he died. They Included wide interest was displayed in the
his wife, Miss Aldrich and Mrs. John
D. Rockefeller, Jr., his daughters, and election. Approximately 38 per cent
of the registered vote was cast, which,
Wlnthrop Aldrich, his son.
Nelson Wllmarth Aldrich held a seat in view of the fact that only this one
In tho United States senate continu question was before the people, is con
ously from 1881 to 1911. Tho Influence sidered a remarkably heavy proportion.
exerted ,by him on governmental af
fairs wits best Illustrated by the fact
that wtfen he was satirically Intro German Airship Bombards
duced td an audience as “ the general
M a ny English Villages
managey of the United States,” that
The German submarine U-5 is one of the vessels that has been active in the destruction of British merchant
Newcastle, England — A Zeppelin
appellation lived through the adminis
tration s'of McKinley, Roosevelt and raid was made in the Tyne district of
Do gave special attention to Nortumberland county Thursday night.
tartrf anH financial legislation in com It appears that the Zeppelin reached
CATAPULT USED BY FRENCH
Blyth from the North Sea at about
Probably the greatest parliamentar 8:10 o'clock, passed over Blyth and
ian that ever served In the senate, A l
and proceeded to the
drich had no difficulty In maintaining Cramlington
leadership of his party. Although neighborhood of Seatonhum.
Bombs were dropped on several of
known among the veterans as a “ com
mittee” senator, ho was quite as much the villages — five at Choppington,
at home on the floor and naturally was three at Wallaend, two at Seatonburn
more In evidence In the larger arena. and one at Redlington.
No loss of life or serious personal
injury resulted, and the material loss wings as well as the balloon-shaped
Sinking of Ship Angers.
canopy are ordinarily folded against
The Hague, via London.— Further was not heavy.
It was an ideal night
There were the body, but unfold automatically and
ministerial conferences were held Sat
act against the air In case of a fall.—
^ ¿ d S É
rev ^ j 1 -i *C"
urday to consider thfl finking of the no clouds and no wind, but the night Popular Mechanics.
V P '" \
The airship sailed at an
Dutch steamer Katwyk. with grain
altitude estimated at 2000 feet. When
consigned to The Netherlands govern it was ascertained that it was a Ger
ment, In the North 8ea Wednesday man dirigible the news was tele
New synthetic resins have been dis
night. The sinking of the steamer graphed to all the neighboring towns, covered recently and are appearing on
without warning has arounsed the where electric lights were extin the market under many trade names,
most wide-spread public Irritation and guished and other precautionary were says a writer In the Scientific Ameri
can. The resins are used in the pro
has called forth stinging protests from taken.
all the newspapers, even those In
duction of materials such as artlflcial
clined toward the Ocrman side. The
Irish Welcome Wimborne.
amber, pipestems, toothbrush handles,
papers say there appears no doubt but
Dublin— Baron Wimborne, who has beads, transparent jewelry, buttons of
that a German submarine was guilty.
succeeded Lord Aberdeen as lord lieu all sizes. Inlaid work, knife handles,
tenant of Ireland, made his state entry fountain pens, etc., and take the place
Plea Made for Apples.
of bone, horn. Ivory, celluloid, amber,
London.—An appeal was made to into Dublin Thursday, and a great casein (gallollth), ebony and hard
the Procurator-General by Robert P.
rubber. These artlflcial resins in their
Skinner, American consul-general In o f the population.
The scene was a brilliant one. The Anal conditions do not melt or even
I^ondon, for special treatment for ships
detained In British ports which carry new lord lieutenant was escorted by a soften, appreciably at all tempera
American apples, because of tho per detachment of cavalry and at the head tures. and do not burn like rubber or
ishable nature of these cargoes. Mr. o f the troops he rode through the prin celluloid. When heated In the air to
Skinner said that thousands of Oregon cipal streets of the city.
temperatures well above 600 degrees
and Washington apple-growers would
This catapult, in the form of a big
Lady Wimborne and their children, Fahrenheit the resins char and burn
suffer heavily unless these detained
slingshot. Is used In a French trench
slowly without a flame. They are
cargoes were released promptly. Four
to hurl bombs at the German posi
quite Insoluble In all ordinary solv
steamers with cargoes of apples are procession.
ents, suah as gasoline, alcohol, ammo
among the detained ships.
Shock of Catch Fatal.
Caring for Insane.
Tacoma, Wash.— With a live trout,
Stolen Silver Is Coined.
Winds Favorable to Forest Fires.
How enormous In the task of caring
Portland.— A gang of counterfeiters 12 inches long, wriggling at the end
The weather bureau has recently
Is stealing silverware from Portland o f the line on his Ashing rod, James
for the Insane Is shown by the fact
homes and melting It down for coin Bailey, a veteran angler o f the Puyal made some study of the meteorolog
that there are In all our public Insti
age, according to city detectives. Spur lup valley, was found dead by the side ical conditions favoring the occur
tutions approximately 200,000 Insane
ious sliver dollars have become com of a small stream at Lake Ray Thurs rence of forest fires and has tenta
persons, a number exceeding the num
mon along the Pacific Coast. It Is said day.
An uncle, Amsie King, and a tively established a special service for
ber of students enrolled In all the
that many hundred dollars' worth of
Issuing warnings of the hot, dry winds
colleges and Institutions In the »»»un-
sterling silver articles have been stol neighbor, who found Bailey sitting up-
fry. In New York the expenditure
en. The detectives maintain that their ringh, but with life gone, gave it as which seem to be a frequent antece
For the convenience of the Inhabitants of Poland the German army pub for the insane Is one-fourth of„dg
failure to recover the allver Is due to their opinion that he died of the ex dent and accompaniment of such Ores
its being melted down and coined Into citement o f his catch. He had been In th^ valuable timbered regions of lishes newspapers and displays them on the trees. These papers contain total annual appropriations '
subject to heart attacks.
the West.— Scientific American.
news o f all the world, sent on from Berlin.
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GERMANS PUBLISH PAPERS IN POLAND