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TTTE MOTtXIXfr OKEGOXTAX. WEDNESDAY.' JULY 14. 19T5.
IS USED AS SHIELD
Normandy Ordered to Stand By
on Peril of Destruction
11 DROWN ON STEAMSHIP
Crew of United States Merchantman
l'ells How German Captain Board
ed Bark, Then Hid Behind
It Until Shot Is Fired.
LIVERPOOL July 13. How an
American ship is alleged to have been
used as a shield by a German sub
marine lor the sinking1 of another ves
sel is the story related by members of
the crew of the American bark Nor
mandy, which has arrived here from
The story is that the Normandy was
stopped by a German submarine 60
miles southwest of Tuskar Rock, off
the southeast coast of Ireland. Friday
night. The captain was called aboard
the submarine, where his papers were
examined and found to show that the
ship was chartered by an American
firm January 5.
American Craft Threatened.
The captain of the bark, it was as
serted, was allowed to return to the
Normandy, but under the threat that
his ship would be destroyed unless he
stood by and obeyed orders. These
orders, it was said, were that he was
to act as a shield for the submarine,
which lay at the side of the bark, hid
ing itself from an approaching - vessel.
This vessel proved to be the Rus
sian steamer Leo. Presently the sub
marine submerged and proceeded
around the bow of the Normandy, sa
the story went, and 10 minutes later
the crew of the Normandy saw the
Leo blown up.
Twenty-five persons were on board.
of whom 11 were drowned, including
Three Americana Sa'ed
Those saved included three Ameri
cans Walter Emery, of North Caro
lina; Harry Clark, of Sierra, and Harry
Whitney, of Camden, N. J.
- All these three men, when Inter
viewed, corroborated the foregoing
story. They declared that no oppor
tunity was grlven those on board the
Leo for saving life.
The Leo was bound from Philadel
phia to Manchester with a general
The captain of the Normandy told
the survivors he would have liked to
signal their danger to them, but that
he dared not do so, because his un
insured ship would then have been in
ain't goln' to be no core." This road
will be 'in the red' every month it
Mr. Montague bided his time and
soon took the floor.
'Mr. Carey and his constituents are
like Joab of old. who said ! it well
with ye, brethren? and at the same
time Inserted a knife between their
fifth and sixth ribs."
On two items in the freight fran
chise, Arthur A. Murphy. Deputy Dis
trict Attorney, and the United Railways
could not agree.
It was pointed out that Llnnton road
has not yet been taken over by the
city and Is still a county road. The
railroad right of way along this road,
therefore, still would be under the
jurisdiction of the county.
Disagreement as to the form of fran
chises caused a postponement of def
inite action. New forms of franchises,
the items of which were practically
agreed to yesterday, will be presented
to the Commissioners today. Final ac
tion will be taken tomorrow, it was
BRYAN EXPLAINS STAND
Americans Should Not Ride on Bel
ligerent Ships, He Says.
HERMOSA BEACH, CaL. July 13.
William J. Bryan. ex-Secretary of
State, who Is spending a brief vacation
here with his son. issued tonight a
statement in explanation of what he
meant by "unnecessary risk, which
was contained in his statement yester
day in connection with the last German
He pointed out that it was a patriotic
duty for an American to avoid risks
which might involve his country in
Mr. Bryan accepted today an Invita
tion to speak In Los Angeles next
Thursday on "The Causeless War."
Mr. Bryan was asked what he meant
by "unnecessary risks" a used in his
statement yesterday in connection with
the last German note. He said:
"Any traveler takes an unnecessary
risk when he goes into the war zone
on a belligerent ship, knowing that It
is subject to attack by submarines. A
traveler also takes unnecessary risks
when he rides on a neutral snip car
"I believe that our Government would
be Justified In separating passengers
from ammunition, but until this la done
American travelers would be justified
in refusing to take passage on
Demgerent snip or a neutral snip car
"If patriotism requires a man to risk
his life for his country when his coun
try-Is engaged in war. it would seem
to be patriotic for a citizen to avoid
riskx that might involve his country
: The. steamer Leo sailed from Phila
delphia June 25 for Leith under com
mand of Captain Jerstrom. She was a
vessel of 2324 tons and belonged In
ITelslngfors. fhe was built in 1903.
The bark Normandy sailed from
Gulfport, Tex., for Liverpool May 4.
under command of Captain DeBuhr.
She is a vessel of 1097 tons.
TIMBER FOR ROAD FREE
FORESTER ISSUES PKIIMIT
EX-BANKER NOT TO APPEAL
Former Cashier at Kaymoncl Asks
lor Commitment Papers to Prison
RAYMOND. Wash.. July 13. (Sp
ciaL) P. T. Johnson, ex-casnler of
the Raymond Trust Company, recent!
convicted of making a false state
ment to the State Bank Examiner and
sentenced to from two to ten years at
Walla Walla, has given up his plan to
appeal to the State Supreme Court. He
telegraphed yesterday from Seattle to
County Attorney O I'helan that he wa.
on his way to Walla Walla and re
quested that the commitment papers be
forwarded to the warden. Before this
can be done, however, it Is necessary
that the appeal be dismissed by the
Johnson gave up the Idea of appeal
when he learned that County Attorney
O'Phelan was prepared to file other
suits, conviction of which would go
harder with him than the charge on
which he was convicted.
Official In Portland Aulhorlzra Cutting
of More Than S5,000,000 I'cct
for Oovcrnment Railway.
The district forester at Portland Mon
day issued to the Alaska Engineer
ing Commission a free use permit for
more than 85,000,000 feet of timber, to
oe used in the construction of the pro
osed Government railroad between
tidewater and the Matanuska coal. field.
The act of March 4. 1014. authorized
the Forest Service to permit the Navy
.Department and the Alaska Engineer
ing Commission to take from the Na
tional forest, free of charge, eartt
Mone and timber for use in Govern
ment works. In accordance with this
provision, -the Forest Service is setting
aside bodies of timber in the Chugach
isational Forest convenient to the line
t the proposed railroad, in order that
She building pf the railroad may be
furthered by getting material, free, at
The permit Issued by the district
Jforcstcr allows the cutting, by the
Commission's contractors, on eight
reas. most of them on Turnagain Arm
;n.d in the vicinity of Cook's Inlet, the
total stand upon which aggregates 8i,
S'JO.000 feet. This timber will be cut
3n accordance with the practice In
Joree on the National forests to secure
tne most intensive utilization and to
lrovido for the perpetuation of the for
7 The act of Congress provides that
the Secretary of Agriculture shall re
port annually the amount of timber
Jwhich has been so disposed of free by
the Forest Service to the other bu
reaus, in order that Congress may
4cnow what use is being made of tho
National forests by other departments.
as well as by individuals under; aid
NEW YORK CITY GROWS
State Census Shows Nearly Half
Million Increase In S Years.
NEW YORK. July 13. (Special.)
bather Knickerbocker population has
increased almost a half million In the
last five years. To be exact, the normal
growth of the greater city from the day
the National censustakers finished their
work in 1910 until June 13 last, when
the state enumerators started In, was
478,929. an increase of more than 10
According to figures obtained today
from census supervisors of Brooklyn
Queens. Manhattan, the Bronx and
Richmond, New York had a population
of 5,245,812 on June 13, as compared
with 4.766.S3 in 1910.
The City of New York is the largest
in the world unless the metropolitan
and city police districts of London are
PRAiiCHiSE FIGHTYET ON
UKCISIO.V IX I.IXXTOX CASES
5 PROMISED TOMORROW,
BRITAIN TO FOLLOW LEAD
United States Must He First to Hec-
ognize Mexican Government.
WASHINGTON. July 13. Great Brit
ain Intends to follow the lead of the
United States In the matter of recog
nizing a government in Mexico. This
was explained to Miguel Diaz Lombardu,
Minister of Foreign Affairs In the
Villa faction. In a conference today
with Sir Cecil Spring-Rice, the British
Mr. Lombardo. formerly Mexican
Minister to France, Is here on a spe
The decision to follow the lead of
the United States, it Is understood,
grows out of a desire to avoid auch a
misunderstanding as occurred when
the British government recognized Gen
HEILI6 PLAY GIVEN
Demands of Union Defied at
Mrs. Campbell's Presenta
tion of "Pygmalion."
OTHERS MAY FOLLOW
Theater Managers Open Attack or
Orchestras and Discuss Plan to
Do Without Accompaniment
. at All Performances.
No orchestra music accompanied lira.
Patrick Campbell's presentation of
Pygmalion" at the Hellig Theater Mon
day night, and before the week is out It
is probable that music will bo dispensed
with in all other theaters in the city.
Including the moving picture hou..r.
This is the theater managers latest
move in their contest with the union
It Is their method of canting defi
ance at the union for the union's at
tempt to enforce a mlnimum-number-
of-men law upon the theaters for the
employment of orchestra musicians.
The present attitude of the theaters
is in the nature of an offensive move
ment against the musicians, and the
Hellig Theater, it seems, has taken the
initiative In this offensive campaign.
The Theatrical Managers' Protective
organization will hold a meeting within
the next few days. when. It Is pre
dieted, concerted action will be taken
to oust the orchestras from all the
show houses In Portland.
Music Lark ot Uetriaaeat.
"Our show proceeded very satisfac
torily tonight." said W. T. 1'angle. man
ager of the Hellig, after the perform
ance. "The patrons and the players ail
seemed satisfied, and we beard not one
word of complaint. Mrs. Campbell's
play is a drama and music Is not men
liaL It Is probable. Indeed, that few
of our ratrons missed It-"
It is Improbable that the theaters will
tterapt to employ non-union musician.
but they declare that they will Insist
on their rights to designate the n um
ber of men they shall employ in their
The present difficulty has arisen
over an alleged minimum law which
the musicians say went into effect last
May. The theatrical managers, how
ever, aver that they have no knowl
edge of such a law.
Limit Placed on Orckemtra.
Under this alleged law the Hellig
must employ no fewer than five men
In its orchestra. The Empress and
Pantages Theaters mujt employ no
fewer than six men. the Orpheum eight
men when it Is playing vaudeville, the
Baker five men and each of the other
bouses a certain fixed number of men.
It appears that these arbitrary stand
ards were tacitly followed by the
theater managers as a coincidence and
not in compliance with the musicians'
Then, a few weeks ago. came the new
sliding scale from the office of the
musicians' union, which would have
forced the Hellig to increase the num
ber of men in its orchestra to 10 and
each of the other theaters In propor
tion to their size.
Redaction, la Opposed.
The theaters refused to accept this
scale and gave the required two weeks'
dismissal notice to the men. But the
Central Labor Council stepped In and
dclared that the proceedings followed
by the musicians' union In presenting
their new scale were Irregular and tna
the notice served upon the theatrics
managers, therefore, was Illegal as
instrument of organized labor. The
musicians accordingly withdrew this
Hut they retained In effect their al
leged scale, which they say was agree!
to last May. The Hellig. under this
scale. w-uld be required to play five
men In the orchestra.
Last week the Hellig gave notice that
for Mrs. Patrick Campbell's engage
ment only three men would be required
"It's five or nothing." was the nub-
etantial answer of the union.
"Then it's nothing." rer ponded the
ro It was that Mrs. 7ampbell ap
peared sans musical accompaniment.
"The unions can fix the price of their
services and we will pay the price.'
say the theater managers, "but we re
serve the right to say how many men
we shall employ."
partment after her husband had de-
arted and see him enter the nouse
ext door. t?he knew his only acquaint
nee there was a Mrs. Glbta. she said.
rvd when he did not reappear tor 1
minute she sent In search of him.
Mrs. (Jlbba eventually permitted her to
earch for Mr. Kassel.
Mrs. Kassel says: "1 did so. and found
Im under a bed In the apartmenl.
My husband had been In the habit of
earing our apartment at X o clock in
he mumlng. saying that he had to go
nd watch somebody In Brooklyn."
Kassel says he quarreled a 1th his
wife because she lost at poker and also
because she frequently was In the com
pany of Frank Wcjrl. a rei estate
roker, of whom she once saw. accord
ing to "lassel: "I care more for Weyl's
little finger thnn lor my husband's
whole body." Mrs. Kassel says she
ever said It. and adds:
"I deny that 1 have lost money play
ing cards. 1 play only once In a week
r two weeks, with my relatives, and
hen only a 10-cent limit game.
AMERICAN BOYS ENLISTED
nqulry Ilelnjr Made of Complaints
of Parents or Youtlia.
WASHINGTON. July 10. Inve. tics-
tons are being carried on by the State
department Into numerous complaints
rora parents of American boys that
hey have been recruited Into the Brlt-
sh army. Secretary Lansing said re-
The mejor part of these complaints
come from Ronton, where a large num
ber of rattle steamers sail each week
or Knalish ports, taking with thera
American youths of IS to 1 years of
ge as rattle tenders. The steamship
ompany. It Is understood, oners iree
return passHaae to the boys In return
or their services.
The complaints state that In many
cases these boys have been approached
bv recruiting agents for the Hritisn
government (ml have enlisted without
he consent of their parents. The
parents have apppealed to the State
erartment on the ground tnat tne
boys rould not, as minora, be held to
Thus far. Secretary Lansing said, the
British aovernment has promptly re-
eased minors when so requested by the
tale 1'epartment. The only difficulty
expetlenced up to the present time has
been with the stenmshlp companle.
some of which have disclaimed respon-
slbillty for the return passage of the
SAM KRASNER SENTENCED
Ex-King of Underworld Gets
Months In Federal Prison.
MANY DIE INCHINA FLOODS
Consul at Canton Urges Immediate
Relief for Sufferers.
WASHINGTON. Xuly 13 Loss
many lives as the result of onpre
cedented floods In provinces of Kwang
tung and Kwangsi. Cnina. was .
nounced today In a dispatch to th
State Department, from Consul-Gen
eral Cheshire at Canton.
The consul-general's message said
Unprecedented floods. Great distress
among the Chinese in the Interior
Kwangtung and KwangsL Man
lives lost. r-hamen flooded two o
three feet. There Is a total cessa
tion of trade and railroad traffic Con
trlbutiona to suffering' humanity
urgently needed at once. Kindly In
form the Red Cross and Christla
ghamen Is an Island In Canton hsr
bor on which foreign concessions are
X'ounty Commissioners Hear Offers js
c; Three-Cornered Contest to Take
i Over United Railways Line.
Z The battle for a franchise over the
xId United Railways line to Linnton
v.-as before the County Commissioners
Monday in a three-cornered contest.
. H Carey, representing the United
Railways, asked an exclusive freight
granchise from Portland to Oilton.
'Itichard W. Montague, representing
JO. M. Clark and others, is after a pas
senger franchise to Linnton. The third
party was the District Attorney, who
.As trying to settle the forms for both
Mr. Montague offered to pay the
county 5 per cent of the net earnings
xf the road for the passenger fran
chise, promised to operate 12 trains a
lay and charge a S-cent fare to Linn
ton. "It can't be done." said Mr. Carey.
'Surely Mr. Montague means 5 per cent
"of the gross earnings. If he promises
only 5 per cent of the net, that is like
the small boy. with the app.le; there
A sentence of 18 months in the Fed
eral Penitentiary at McNeill's Island
was Imposed Monday on Sam
Krasner. one-time "king" of the Port
land underworld, by Federal Judge
Bean. Krasner was convicted two
weeks ago for violating the Mann
white slave act. on a charge brought
by Rosa Babcock. also prominent In
In pronouncing sentence. Judge Bean
said that he fell disposed to be lenient
toward Krasner in view of the fact
that he already has been in Jail for
ilve months, and that the complaining
witness, as were other witnesses
against Krasner at the trial, was
woman of the underworld.
COMMUNITY SING IS HELD
Vancouver Congregations Like Idea
Introduced July 4.
VANCOUVER, Wash, July 13. (Spe
cial.) The sacred concert and com
munity sing, held in the city park by
a number of church congregations
Monday, drew a large crowd. The idea
occurred last Sunday, when a sing was
held in celebrating the Fourth of July,
Rev. E. B. Collier made a few open
ing remarks and Rev. W. T. Randolph
preached about 40 minutes on "lnde
clslon." A number of old-time songs
were sung by the audience, led by
The churches have decided to bold
a series of union services in the even
ings during the fcuaim.ee mouths.
FAIR ATTENDANCE GREAT
San Francisco Exposition Has Held
SAN FRRANCISCO. July 13 More
than 8.000,000 visitors have passed
through the turnstiles of the Panama'
Pacific Kxposittcn during the firs
half of the exposition period, which
ened with today
The average dal!y attendance sine
opening day has been io.HO. and th
figures constantly are Increasing, ac
cording to E. C. Conroy. chief of th
admissions department. who tod
made an official announcement tha
the eighth million visitors attended th
exposition in the last 1 days, a dall
average for that period of 62,500.
SPECIAL JAPANESE FAN TAILS
frS. 2 Gold Fish
I L;:V1: J 1 Box Wood-Lark Fish Food L fiQr.
1 Bowl (y2'Gallon)
ENAMEL FRAMED MIRRORS
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7x9 site K."Je 9 xl2 size .
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Larger sizes in square and oval.
TWINPLEX STROPPEKS for Dur
ham Duplex or Gillette Blades a
10-year guarantee SUJ-JJO
SPECIAL ON BROWN VENEER
AND ANTIQUE FRAMES up to
aize 8x10 this week at, each 2:f
4711 Bath Salt Geranium, Rose, Ver
bena, Violet, Eau de Cologne odors,
4711 Liquid White Rose Shampoo... 15f
YOU GET WHAT YOU ASK FOR HERE
No "Skilled Salesmanship."
Lurlir.e Scap, 8 bars 2."f
(No phone orders, no deliveries)
25c Spiro 14c
25c Sanitol Cold Cream IOC
25c Euthyrool l ie
25c Bar Floating Castile Soap !!
75c Jad Ss'.ts i."e
51.00 Ayer's Hair Vipor C
25c Abbott's Saline Laxative HOC
25c Pierce's Pellets 15c
50c McDonald's Atlas Comp IOC
50c Doan's Kidney Pills ,'iS)C
50c Sloan's Liniment -IOc
$1.75 Desk Clock. Special !SC
Columbia No. 6 Iffnitor Batteries. . . . "7c
Three-Cell "Everyready" Flashlight. .SI, TO
$4.00 Lawn Mower. 14-In. Fremont. .S-.75
Samples of Electrical Appliances at
$1.00 Baseball P.ats --(
Woodard,. Clarke & Co., Alder St., at West Park
LIBRARY IS WANTED
Vernon Meeting Rejects Plan
for Community House.
and the IJbrary
a five-year lease
CAPITAL TO BE ENLISTED
GOBBLER HATCHES EGGS
Minnesota Tom Turkey Comes Off
Xrl With Iu-klliiK nriMMl.
CKNTRKVILLK. Minn, July 10. An
evidence ot the urowlh of the femlnl.l
movement Is shown In the behavior 01
a torn turKry owned ty an mnow,
farmer llvln near here. The Kobbler
displayed unmlxtakable lenilrnrlr. In
dicating a drnlre to "alt. KfforU to
dislodge him (ailed, so the family de
termined to !et hla sincerity ly rlac-
nir a complement of duck KH under
Tom pioved faithful to bla trust and
a few ' aso came off the ntl fol
lowrd by a brood ot IS duikltnca.
Tom Is an ordinary bronse turkey
(cobbler. welKhlna- about 20 pounda. and
was a year old 11 Kali, lie and hi
brood of ducklings will be exhibited at
the Mate Kalr at Huron In the Kali.
FRENCH 0UTBUY- ISSUE
mil Introduced to Increase Pefcnse
Fiind to $1,400,000,000.
PARIS. July 13. The minister of
finance. M. Rlbot. Introduced today In
the Chamber of Deputies a bill raising
the limit of the Irsue of national de
fense bonds from 1 1.20 1.000.000 as
fixed in tha law of May II. to $1,400.-
Subscriptions already have exceeded
the previous limit by 110.000.000. The
Krenrh public In 11 months has taken
l.cSO.OdO.000 ot national bonds.
COLONEL BULGER DOOMED
Colorado Supreme Court Affirms
Sentence for Murder.
DESVER. Colo.. July 13. The Colo
rado Supreme Court today afllrmed the
death sentence of Colonel James
Bulser soldier ot fortune, convicted ot
the murder of Lloyd L. Nlcoderaus.
Denver hotel manager. In Denver, May
Bulger Is sentenced to be hanced In
the week beginning October II.
GARMENT WORKERS STRIKE
10,000 Kmplojes Demand Increase
In W ages and Recognition.
NKW YORK. July 11. A garment
workers" strike, the first for several
year, began here today when 10.00
pants makers left their shn.a.
- The principal demands of the strlk
ers are for a sanitary shop, recogni
tion of the union and an Increase In
nvestor 10 11c Invited to Build and
Association to Irae Structure
for live Year at Infinite
Itental Women Heard.
A resolution was adorted at a mass
meeting of the cltia-ns of the Ver
non district Mondsy night In the Vernon
schoolhone mdrlng the proportion
of the I'srent-Teacher Association to
obtain a library building for that com
munity, as asaln.t the plan of the Al
berta Women's Improvement Aorl-
lon to combine a community hou.e
with a library. The vole was 2 to X.
Rev. II. N. Mount, who was elected
president, outlined the two proport
ions for a library. The plan 01 tne
Karent-Trarher Association. he ex-
olalned. waa to a-et a library Ilka that
WIFE LOSES AT POKER
Ten Dollars a Week Alimony Given
Woman Asking Divorce.
NEW YORK, July 7. A wife's ls
at poker may be enough to make a
husband leave home In search of hap
piness, according to Morris Kasel. a
photographer. Mrs. Kassel la seeking
a separation, and has lust received on
award of $10 a week in alimony from
Justice ehearn In the Supreme Court.
The wife asserts that l.er unliupjil
ness beKan a year when she hp-
peacd to look from a window of her
SULTAN'S DEATH REPORTED
Ottoman Holer Said to Have Died
Several Days Ago.
PARIS. July IS. 4:15 P. M. La I.lberte
says thst the Idea Naztonale, of Rome,
has received th following note, can-
"News from Athens and Sofia advises
us thst the Sultan hai been desd
eral days and that the Young Turks
are hiding the news, fearing political
THREE KINGS TO CONFER
It tilers of Greece. Iloumanla and
Bulgaria to Meet at Athens.
LONDON. July IS. An Athens dls
patch to the Dally Mai! says thst a con
ference Is to be held at Athens at an
early date between the Kings ot Oreece.
Roumanla and Bulgaria.
w Zealand's Casualties Told.
Thomas Kr.klne. Hrltl.h Consul In
Portland, announces that he has re
cetved the first casualty list from the
New Zealand contingent serving- In the
Dardanelles. As it Is understood th
ihrra are a number of people In Port
land who hare friends or relatives
among the New Zealand expeditionary
force at the Dardanelles, tha list will
be ooen to Inspection of all who may
dralra to are It, at the ofTlce of the
Roosevelt on Way to St. Paul.
CHICAOO. July 11. Colonel Theo
dore Roosevelt, accompanied by Mrs.
Roosevelt, spent an hour here today
on his way to tho Panama-Pacific E
position. He was met at the rallw
station by several friends and afte
t'-n. at the University Club left for fcu
and -llwnod bv Inducing
someone to build It
Association to take
on the building.
Mra. Sharp Kialalaa Plan.
Mrs. Josephine Hharp. president of
the Alberta Women's Improvement A,
soclallon. told of her rlan, wht.-h was
to procure a quarter block 100x100 fee,
on Kast Twenty-third and tSumner
streets, at a cost of $!-0 and erect
a two-tory building, the lower story
being for the use of the library at the
rer.lal of 3S a month, and the upper to
be for the community house, to con
lain rooms for club and rom nunlty
meeting, the cost to be at-out iu00 or
t-he exr'slnrd that the site was to
be purchased by the - mtnur.ll y and
the building erected and owned by the
community, tha Alberta Women's Im
provement Association, through a board
of directors, without Incorporst ion. to
hold the community bouse In trust, rhe
pointed out that the ljlrary Associs
lion would par out $50oo In flva )rars
for rentals that rould go Into the
community library building.
rrsasul Meeta OpsMlllss.
Judge Voun and others declared the
plan impracticable, that It would be
Impossible to obtain the money under
present conditions, and that the Ver
non schoolhouse waa the community
center. aioiher being unnecessary.
Mrs. t-hirp was praised for her work
In tha community.
One speaker said that the Parent
Teacher Club had failed 10 do Its duty
toward making the schoolhouse a com
munity center, but this was answered
by JudKa Young, who asld that th.
Parent-Teacher Association had msde
It now possible for every ai-hoolhouse
In Oregon to be insic a community
After the vote M ra. Shtrp pleaded
for harmony In the com-
CISTERN OWNER CLEARED
Drowning of Mr. Mary A. Jone
Aoridental, Jury Holds.
Ivorr !-. Keasey a Co.. pwnrn of
property on Portland HeisMs on which
an d)4 clr'ern U lo-slrd. In wM.h Mrs.
Mary Jonrs. tl 1-2 Third stieel. wss
found drowned Saturday morning, was
exonerated from blame for the accUrnt
by a Coroner's Jury Monday t :.. Th"
Jury, fcowe'er. reron-.men Jed that tha
cistern be fil'ed up, or that It be pro
tected properly. The Jury found thst
dea'.h waa accidental.
Mrs. Jones, who waa 4 T )ears old.
waa berry-rl'-klng when she fell Into
the cistern. !-. was the wife of C 1--Jonea.
PRINCESS MARIE IS DEAD
IVirmer Adjutant to Ilmprror Will
iam I l'sr.
RURLIN. via Ixndon. July It Prin
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There has just been issued by the Historical Publishing Com
pany of Washington, D. C a majmificcnt illustrated history of the
construction and builders of the Panama Canal. The editor of this
jzreat history is Mr- Ira E. Bennett, with associate editors, John
Havs Hammond, celebrated minine: engineer; Capt. Philip Andrews.
U-S. N.; Kupert Iilue, Surp:. Gen. U. S. Public Health Service; J.
Hampton Moore, Pres. Atlantic Deeper Waterways Ass'n; Patrick
J. Lennox, B. A and William J. Showaltcr.
One of the most interesting portions of the book is that dealing with the
feeding of the immense army of laborers, A few paragraphs concerning one
of the foods chosen and supplied by the Commissary Department, are quoted
(beginning page 42S) as follows:
"Visitors to the canal who were irvi
ler;el to jret frlimpse of the routine inner
life will recall a familiar picture of work
men hoitis: to their places of labor carryinir
round yellow tins.
"Often, as they went, they munched a
food poured from the tin into the hand.
This food, which played no inconsiderable
part in buildim the canal, was the well
known article of diet, 'GRAPE-NUTS.'
"The mention of Grape-Nuta in this con
nection is peculiarly pertinent. Not merely
because Grape-Nut is a food for of course
proper food was an, integral part of the bip
enterprise but because it is a cereal food
which successfully withstood the effects of
a tropical climate. This characteristic of
Grape-Nuts was pretty well known and
constituted a eopent reason for its selection
for use in the Canal Zone.
"This food is so thoroughly baked thai it
keeps almost indefinitely in any climate, as
has been demonstrated strain ar.d acsin.
"One finds Grape-Nuts on transoceanic
steamships, in the islands of the seas, in
Alaska, South America, Japan, alonir the
.China coast, in Manila, Australia, South
Africa, and on hijrhways of travel and the
byways of the junrrle in short, wherever
minimum of bulk and maximum of nourish
ment are requisite in food which has to be
transported or.g distances, and often under
"The very enviable reputation which
Grape-N'uts has attained in these ropects
caused it to be chosen as one of the foot!
for the Canal Zone."
scientifically made of prime wheat and malted barley, contains the entire
goodness of the grain, including those priceless mineral elements so essential
for active bodies and keen brains, but which are lacking in white flour prod
ucts and the usual dietary.
There's a reason why Grape Nuts food was chosen by the Canal Commis
sariaL There's a reason why Grape-Nuts is a favorite food of hustling peo
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