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VOL. I.VlNO. 17,318.
PORTLAND, OREGON, SATURDAY, JANUARY 13, 1917.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
JERSEY IS SHAKEN
AGAIN BY EXPLOSION
GIRL, 7, IS LOST IN
LEGISLATURE IS NOT
TO HURRY DRY BILL
FALL FROM WINDOW DflDD PCI IPO DV
KILLS RICH AIASKAN UUM I.LL.L.LU Ul
LIQUOR IS SEIZED
Sana a . I
WIND TAKES DCfXEB PAIL LID,
CHILD FOLLOWS IT AWAY.
F. A. KILBCRX TRAILED FROM
SAMUEL BLUM, 49, VICTIM OF
ACCIDENT OR SUICIDE.
ASTORIA BY PATROL BOAT.
Fire Destroys 400,000
Pounds of . Powder.
REGION THROWN INTO PANIC
People in New York Think
There Has Been Earthquake.
TWO MEN PROBABLY DEAD
Fire and Explosion of Previous
Day Estimated to Have Caused
$ J 6,000,000 Iioss and May
. Have Been Incendiary.
NEW YORK, Jan. 12 Four hundred
thousand pounds of powder was de
stroyed by fire and explosion at the
Haskell, N. J., plant of the DuPont
Powder Company at 9:30 o'clock, to
Officials of the company declared,
after checking up the members of the
night shift at the works, that only two
men were missing. Twelve others were
cut by flying debris, but none of them
was seriously hurt. No estimate of the
loss was obtainable.
Two Explosions Terrific
There were two distinct explosions.
the force of which was terrific. Build
ings were shaken and windows shat
tered far out on Long Island and up
the Hudson River to Poughkeepsie.
The first explosion was in what is
known as "the glazing barrel." The
fire which resulted spread quickly to
the blending house and from there to
three" magazines. " One of the maga
zines blew up, but the powder in the
others was consumed by the flames.
The blazing magazines set fire to the
screening house, from which the flames
leaped across the Wanaque River and
consumed three drying houses on the
other side. At this point the fire was
checked by the efforts of the company's
employes. . '
Buildings In Tillage Shattered.
Other buildings in the plant and
many in the village, which was built
in a semi-circle around the works, were
shattered by the force of the concus
sion, which was by far the most se
vere ever experienced at Haskell. It
is feared that two men, who were em
ployed in the glazing barrel, lost their
Uvea All the doctors available were
summoned, as were the Franciscan
brothers from Butler, some distance
Haskell is situated in a remote sec
tion of Passaic County, and communi
cation with it either by telephone or
telegraph ceased after the first ex
plosion. As a consequence reports of
heavy los3 of life soon were circulated
in nearby places.
. Northern New Jersey In Panic.
Following so closely upon the heels
of the destruction of the Kingsland
plant of the Canadian Car & Foundry
Company, the explosion threw all
Northern New Jersey into a panic The
sky was crimsoned by the conflagra
tion, and ihe flames were plainly vis
ible as far away as Tonkers.
The shock of the explosion was so
great that many persons in New York,
Brooklyn and New Jersey cities, 20
vmiles from Haskell, helie.verl thora va
Wen an earthquake. Strangely enough.
the concussion seemed to be less Be
yers a short distance from Haskell.
Roads leading into Haskell in all dl
rections soon were filled with convey
ances of every kind, carrying physi
clans, nurses, policemen and -firemen.
Terror-stricken women living in near
by communities whose husbands were
employed at Haskell made frantic ef
forts to force their way past the guards,
and it was long after the explosions
before they were convinced that few.
if any, perished.
Thursday 'a Fire Loss f 16,000,000.
A statement thai the fire and explo
sions which wrecked the plant of the
Canadian Car & Foundry Company at
Kingsland, N. J-, yesterday was "pos
sibly if not probably of incendiary
origin," was issued here today by the
officials of the company. The total
loss, it was said, was $16,000,000.
Of this total, $10,000,000 consisted of
shells and explosives owned by the
Russian government. The rest was in
destroyed property of the Canadian Car
& Foundry Company, of which half was
covered by Insurance.
Until investigation is completed no
further statement will be made as to
what evidences of incendiarism have
been found, it was said by an officer
of the company. . . .
Accidents Reduced to Minimum.
It was explained the danger of fire
or explosions from purely accidental
causes was reduced to a minimum by
the fact that no completed ordnance
was on hand at the plant. The officer
eald the propelling charges for the
shells were not attached until they
reached the battlefield and that the
same was true of the detonating caps
by whichhe trlnitroutoluol In the shell
bodies is exploded.
The explosions heard during the fire,
he eald. were caused by the melting and
expansion from the heat of the trlni
troutoluol blowing off the temporary
caps screwed in. the place for the do
toasting cap . .
Disappearance Into Swirl of Storm
Brings Out Entire Masculine
; Population of Town.
BEACH, N. D.. Jan. 12. Fhllomone,
7-year-old daughter of Joseph Kusil.
of this town, is lost in the prairies near
here tonight in a driving blizzard.
A party of 75 persons, nearly the
total man population of the town, is
searching for the child. . ,
As the little girl left the bus which
bad brought her home from school the
wind blew the lid from her dinner paiL
She ran after it and was soon lost in
the swlrlins snow, which was driven
by a 40-mile an hour wind.
EDITOR ASSAILS GERARD
German Liberal Says Ambassador
Hinders Pro-German Writers.
THE HAGUE, via London, Jan. 12.
The Hamburger Nachrichten. which a
few days ago published an editorial at
tacking James W. Gerard, the American
Ambassador, now quotes the Westpha
lien Politische Nachrichten, the Na
tional Liberal organ, on the subject.
The Politische Nachrichten accuses
the American Embassy la Berlin of
"hindering- in every possible way the
work of the American newspaper cor
respondents, who are too pro-German or
Insufficiently anti-German for the Em
bassy's taste, even hampering them in
countries allied to Germany, for in
stance, making it impossible for them
to travel in Austria-Hungary."
PRUSSIA TO ADD REVENUE
Increase to Be Provided for
Budget for 1917.
BERLIN. Jan. 12. (By wireless to
Sayville. N. Y.) It Is announced that
the Prussian budget for 1917 to be pre
sented to Parliament will provide for
a considerable increase In receipts, says
an Overseas News Agency statement
Regarding the receipts of the rail
way service, it is pointed out that
railway traffic generally is equal to
that of peace times and freight traffic
even better, than normal, the Income
from these sources of revenue being
sufficient, it is declared, to meet credit
demands and leave a balance for loans.
INSULT TO TAR COSTS $250
Brooklyn . Theater Man Fined for
Excluding Navy Uniform.
KUW YORK, Jan. 13. Respect must
be accorded the uniform of the Ameri
can sailor equal to that given to the
civilian's clothes, the Brooklyn Court
of Special Sessions held today in de
ciding that Henry Traub, lessee of a
Brooklyn theater, had no right to ex
clude Adolph Gottman, a sailor on the
Traub was fined 250. - Thomas F.
Cuff. United States Assistant District
Attorney, prosecuted Traub at the re
quest of the Navy authorities.
EL PASO CITY OF TRIPLETS
Six Sets Born in December, Be
lieved World Record.
AUSTIN, Tex., Jan. 12. El Paso, so
far as known, holds the world's record
for the number of triplets born within
a specified time, according to a report
received today by Dr. W. A. Davis,
State Registrar of Vital Statistics,
from the health authorities of that
This report shows that in December
six sets of triplets were born in El
Paso. The record- heretofore in all
Texas has been 11 sets in the entire
MYSTERY MAN LOSES SUIT
Attempt to Establish Self as Rich
Man's Son Fails.
DICKINSON, N. D.. Jan. 12. "J. C
R.," the "man of mystery," picked up
near Waseca, Minn., several years ago,
suffering from loss of speech and mem
ory, failed In his second legal attempt
to establish himself as Jay Allen Cald
well, son and heir of a wealthy rancher
near Taylor, N. D.
-District Judge W. L. Nuesale dls
missed his suit here today after it had
been on trial 10 days.
MARMALADE STOCK AMPLE
Germany lias Supply Sufficient for
BERLIN. Jan. 12. (By wireless to
Sayville. N. Y.) Germany's supplies
of marmalade are sufficient for th
army and civil population until June,
the Overseas News Agency says.
The marmalade is being distributed
to municipal authorities, by whom 1
will be retailed at. 14 or 15 cents
COST RISE ENDS STUDIES
Many' Chicago Children
School to Work.
CHICAGO, Jan. 12. The high cost of
living Is causing children in increasln
numbers to leave the Chicago school
to seek employment, according to Will
lam L. Bodine. of the compulsory edu
The information was given in a re
port to iohn L. Snoop, superintendent
of schools, today.
Artists Wrap Audience
in Wonder Spell.
LIFE'S HARMONIES DEPICTED
Performance Acme of Color
ful Beauty. .
MUSIC OF MOTION PERFECT
Story Told at Heilig . by Dancers
Is Divided Into Four Episodes.
"Cleopatra". Ballet ' One of
-Most Memorable Given.
BY LEONE CASS BAER.
Music of faces and music of wonder
ful bodies, music of muscle and music
of brain stirred and pulsated deep in
our consciousness and sung or sobbetkj
in our hearts like wind in the trees,
under the spell of the Russian magi-
clans, who came last night under direc
tion of Steers & Coman. to dance on
the Heilig stage.
Joy of life and glory of existence
mystery of love and beauty of the hu
man body they expressed for us in
dances that men and women danced
thousands of years ago. Wide open
they flung for us the door closed years
ago. on -youthful dream fancies and
Ideals. They gave us food to think o
They gave us of substance, not shad
ow. Watching these Russian, magicians
we forget for three golden, glory hours
our more or less undressed male and
female physical selves.
Audience Is Enthralled.
We ceased wondering how on earth
the Sos-and-sos could afford to be
among those present, and we nailed
our grosser selves and our neighbors'
grosser selves upon a cross and the
theater walls faded into nothingness,
nd our spirits, which someone has
said Thank-God-can break-all-natural-laws,
crept through sweet spaces into
the presences on the Btage and danced
ith them and youth Incarnate in the
lovely forest of imagination. We
caught the smell of green woods, o
deep, drooping cypress ' trees, of sway
ing i lowers, tne Dird song, and we
laughed and danced. and sung and loved
and lived with these Blessed Barbarian
rom the land where the East and Wes
touch, hand and . brow. . .
Artistry Is Perfect.
As an expression of life's harmony
and Its splendor the artistry of thes
ancers from the land of the Czar I
perfect. There is no emotion they did
not express for us in the music of thel
feet, and hands and limbs - and eyes
and lips. Laughter echoed in our
hearts, and terror flooded our souls
at the bidding of their moor. Into the
depths, 'with tear-shrouded eyes.
soaring joyous into such height as we
never dreamed, they flun'g us.
The magnificence of this Serge d
Dlaghileff a Russian Ballet, Its very
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Detectives, Aboard as Passengers,
Lead Party' to Hiding Maces of
16 9 Bottles, TJnoonsigned.
The steamer F. A. KUburn. which
tied up at the Northrup-atreet dock
from San -Francisco at 5 P. M.. yester
day, was raided early last night by a
posse of detectives, deputy Sheriffs and
harbor police, and 169 bottles of un
consigned liquor were seized.
No arrests were made, although offi
cers were still watching the boat at a
late hour last night, and the captain.
Maclellan, and crew were under a
sort of surveillance.
Detective Cahlll and Patrolman Pratt
went to Astoria yesteraay and shipped
for Portland as passengers on the KU
burn. for . which the police had been
watching for three days. The Harbor
Patrol boat followed the steamer from
the mouth 'of the river, to insure that
liquor packages were not thrown over
board. Nearly three hours after the steamer
docked, the detectives and harbor po
licemen, reinforced by Deputy Sheriff
Ward, Phillips, Chrlstoff erson. Beck
man, Rexford, Flaherty and Tichenor,
and ..Detectives. Hill and Hamraersley.
descended on the craft. The packages
were found stored in various biding
places. The police say the search is
not yet completed, and that a more
comprehensive hunt for liquor will be
BEQUEST 0FBABE DENIED
Court Ignores Provision in Will of
Child's Father. .
DENVER. Colo.. Jan. 12. A provision
in the bill of Walter M. Davis, who died
here in 1914. bequeathing his two-year-
old daughter to his sister. Mrs. Jennie
Brown, was ignored by Judge Rotbger-
ber, in county court here yesterday.
who refused to give the child into the
custody of her aunt.
The action was taken at the Instance
of counsel for the child's mother, who
was estranged from her husband prior
to bis death.
JOBS PLEDGED MEN OF 45
Chicago Business Men Promise to
Put 2 00 0 to Work.
CHICAGO. Jan. 12. Pledges of Jobs
for 2000 men more than 45 years old
"to be fulfilled at the easiest possible
oment have been made by members
of the Employers' Association of Chi'
cago, it was announced today.
The organization, composed of rep.
resentatlve business men. had been In
terested in a movement to remove the
prejudice against employing men more
than 4 5 years old.
BILL WOULD IGNORE AGE
Refusal to Employ Men 4 5 or More
Would Be Illegal
STATE CAPITOL, Salem, Or., Jan. 12
(Special) Representative D. C. Lewi
is going to Introduce a bill In the
House next week in accordance with
the ideas of the Forty-five Efficiency
Club, of Portland.
The measure would make it unlaw
ful for any employer to refuse to em
ploy a man or a woman on account of
the maximum age limit. He proposes
no penalties for violation 1
WANTED NEUTRAL SYMPATHY.
Measure to Express
DRUGGISTS TO BE CURTAILED
ntroduction Next Week to Be
Followed by Hearings.
POLITICS HAS NO PART
Dr. Anderson and B. L. Eddy to
Draft . Measure and Are to Gqt
Views of Everybody on What
People of the State Want.
STATE CAPITOL, Salem. Or.. Jan. 13.
(Special.) When the new "bone dry"
prohibition law goes tiefore the House
early next week It will reflect the com
posite opinions of the leading dry ad
vocates In the Legislature.
The measure will be drafted by Dr.
J. E. Anderson, chairman of the House
committee, and B. L. Eddy, of the Sen
ate committee on alcoholic t raffia.
xJr. Anderson will Introduce It in
the House, and it will be referred to
his committee. The committees of the
two houses then will hold a series of
joint sessions to which the public will
be invited. Everyone with suggestions
or amendments to offer will be heard.
Druca-lata to Be Curtailed. i
"We don't propose to use undue haste
In getting the bill through the Legis
lature," said Dr. Anderson tonight.
"What we want is a bill that will
carry out the wishes of the people.
expressed at the November election, to
prohibit the importation of alcohol for
The same bill will carry ample re
strictions against the sale of alcohol.
The almost promiscuous sale of alcohol
by unscrupulous druggists Is the only
weakness of the existing law.
Bill Not to Be Hurried.
"Various friends ef the prohibition
movement have been working consci
entiously and painstakingly for the
last two months on proposed bone dry
laws. Our committees hope to profit
from this Information, but we don't
propose to be stampeded into action.
"We expect to give the whole subject.
and it is a broad one, careful considera
tion, as we are anxious to give the peo
ple precisely what they voted for.
"Of one thing the people can be cer
tain. There will be no politics in the
bill. Prohibition Is not a political ques
tion. Members of all political parties
are divided on It.
Politics to Be Excluded.
"Any idea that someone Is going to
gain some political advantage out of
the bill Is absurd, absolutely.
"We hope, to have the bill ready for
submission to the House early in the
week. The Joint committees will give
ample' opportunity t everyone Inter
ested in the subject to be heard. We
want to make all the necessary amend
j menta In committee and have the com-L
I Cotieludrl on Par. T, Column 1.)
To. wr arVrw Iw. C4l. w- 1
Tumbling: Three Stories Frora
Office to Sidewalk.
SEATTLE. Wash.. Jan. 12. Samuel
Bium, 49 years old. banker and mer
chant of Alaska, was killed here to
day by a fall to the sidewalk from
the window in his office -on the third
floor of the Paclfio block at Tester
way and Occidental avenue.
The bottom of the window sill In
the office Is about 36 Inches from the
floor and the window ledge from the
Inner to the outer edge Is SG Inches
wide. These facts. In the opinion of
the police. indicate the wealthy
Alaskan committed suicide.
Ills relative and friends, however.
declare he had no reason for ending
bis life, and attribute bis 4eath to one
of the fainting spells to which, they
say, he was subject, while standing
near the open window.
Mr. Blum had extensive holdings in
Alaska and was president of S.
Blum & Co.. bankers and merchants,
with stores m Valdez, Cordova and
Chitlna. His firm suffered a loss es
tlmated at more than J73.000 last week
in a fire which swept the business
nortlon of Valdez. It was only about
18 months ago that Valdex was swept
by fire, and In the Summer of 1911
the glacier stream washed through the
town.-delng considerable damage. Mr.
Blum had been accustomed to coming
to the States during tne nini.i.
GIRL TEACHER KILLS LION
Hungry .Mountain Beast Follows
Pupils to School.
MARTSVILLE. Cal,. Jan. 12. (Spe
cial.) Miss Bessie Alberta Kane,
teacher of the Lone Tine School, killed
a mountain lion at the doorstep of the
lonely country schoolhouse Tuesday,
according to reports that reached here
For several days a lion, made des-
Derate by hunger, had been following
the school children to and from school.
Miss Kane borrowed a shotgun from
Henry Keefe. a teamster, and kept It
at the schoolhouse for protection.
Tuesday the lion became more des-
perate than usual and started to enter
he schoolhouse while school was in
session. Miss Kane, telling me cnn-
dren to keep. their seats, went to the
door and fired both barrels into the
face of the lion, killing it Instantly. 1 be charged against Franx Bopp. Ger
The animal measured nine feet from I man Consul-General. and his four aides
tip to tip.
'AROLED MEN EARN $11,381
Amount Represents Total Wages of
2 2S in November.
STATE CAPITOL, Salem, Or.. Jan.
is rsnndiiL) Two hundred twenty-
three men who are on parole from the
penitentiary earned $11,381.30 for them-
selves and their famines
vember. according to a report filed to-
day .with Governor wunyconioo u, -
role Officer to-ener.
Since July. 1915. men who have oeen
on parole from tne prison """"'-
total oi ao.iii.oo. mo
- AW . fie . 1. wAnSir m u 1- m
the end of last montn men
on parole. During the month six vlo-
latlons were reported, and only one ot
these was canceuea. ana me
latlon was revokea immeaiaiei, uj "
Governor, owing to mwhuiuo.
INDEX OF TODAY'S NEWS
YESTERDAY'S Maximum teraperatura. 48
decrees: minimum, sa aesro.a.
TODAY'S Fair; northeaatoriy winua.
none drr bill not to ba hurried. Pare 1-
Governor proposes paaaace of emergency
law to obviate election in
trophe. Puie o.
tt.,. nn .lection of clerk In place or
L.ne County senator, t-ass
Orecon Senate passes frea kindergarten
bill, rage o. .
Cur takes atand asalmA radical.. Page 4.
y-boat menace greater than ever, aaya
British loan launched. Page 5.
Washington still thinks door to peace nego
tiation la not cloned. Page x
Lawson to ba summoned again, may be
punished for reiuaai to inuiy. rm
Consul Bopp relieved from duty by German
Ambasaaaor. face i.
Girl. 7. lost ln Dakota atorm. . Page I.
lxss In big munttlona flra is S16.0O9OO0.
t;irTt "real storm" or aeason oescanoa on
Girl strangely murdered la Columbus, O.,
hotel. Page z.
Thaw unlikely to resist removal to New
York. Pase 2.
Multnomah and Oklahoma Quintets to play
tonight. Page 8.
Plavenr- fraternity to back Fulx. sars Carl
Mays. Page .
Bronson takes Madden title. Page 8.
Spokane hockey players defeat Portland. S
to 3. page a.
Eamuel Blum, rich Alankan. falls fatally
from window ln Seattle. Page 1.
Attorney-General advises Governor as to pro
cedure In vetoing ssnsie iiema ot duis.
Commercial and Marine.
Call Issued for meeting of creamery man
agera to discuss trade conditions, page 1
Stoppnga of export buying weakens Chicago
wheat market. pae j,.
Portland and Vicinity
Bbr Home charges dropped after Investi
gation. Page .
Women's CluH sponsor for series of lectures
on economical housekeeping. Pag 11.
Grays Harbor gets realty convention.
.Closed shop question gives setback to ahlp
strike aetilement. Page S.
Steamer F. A. KUburn raided and liquor
aelsi-d. Page 1.
Holman-Muck break 1. Po-tponed Pag. 4.
Society reflects splendor of Ballet Rum
Helllg. Page 6:
Tilt enliven Alexander hearing. Paga 5.
Weather report, data and forecast. Page 17
"Merely Mary Amu" delightfully presented.
berman tmDassv Acts
CONSUL'S AIDE . REMOVED, TOO
New Charges Against Con
victed Men Possible.
GOVERNMENT WANTS BOND
Trial on Allegation of Va-lng Mails
to Further Murder and Arson
Will Follow Reversal, Says
WASHINGTON, Jan. 12. Count von
Bernstorff. the German Ambassador, tc-
day Informed the State Department in
a note that ha had relieved frora duty
Frmna Bopp and E jt von Schack. re-
Fpectlvely Consul-General and Vlee
Consul at San Francisco, reeentlv eon-
vlcted of violating the neutrality of
the united States by conspiring to de-
I stroy munitions consigned to the en
Dr. Erich Zoepffel. German Consul-
General at Seattle, the State Depart
ment was Informed, has been ordered to
I San Francisco to take the rl"co of BorP
Bopp and Von Schack are relieved
, , ,H.,
turned ,n the United states District
Court at San Francisco.
The German embassy acted in the
case entirely upon its own r .
tne fctate uepartment naving ina.c.ir.
that no action toward cancelling m
exequatur ot tne Lon5um0u.i....
until the appeal had been acted upon.
iwwv..v. ,.. "'"i"-
racy to use the United States mall in
furtherance of murder and arson will
If the convictions for conspiracy to vlo
late American neutrality with dyna
mite and bombs Is overturned. John W
Preston. United States District Attor
ney. declared today.
Motions for a new trial for Bopp and
his aides went over for a week today
n the United States District Court here.
Theodore Roche, chief counsel for Bopp.
said he would base his plea for a new
trial on the Instructions given by
judge William H. Hunt to the jury.
Proaeeotloa to Aals Ball.
Mr. rreBton announced he would ask
i p wlthdrawal of recognizance ac-
dd B e von Schack and
Lieutenant G. W. von Brincken. ali-o
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I tUlM IVlCUi nnu v m - j - - -
.,,,,, appeal if Judge Hunt denies
retrial. As for C. C. Crowley and Mrs.
MarKaret w. Cornell, two remaining
found guilty. Preston said he
luld ask thelr baU raUe, to jio.000.
,, Roch. ln his motion for a new
, . 8Bld ne wouM attack as erroneous
TdM Hunt's Interpretation of a mili-
tarv enterprise. The- defendants were
accused of conspiracy to dynamite mu-
similarly under the Sherman law.
Bopp Not Yet Notified.
SAN FRANCISCO. Jan. 12. Frans
Bopp. German Consul-General here.
said tonight that he had received no
notification of his suspension and un-
til he Ola couio. noi umtuoo -" .........-..
i nQ had aavisea ino uermin auiuuss-
I QOr of hla conviction, he said, and of all
the attendant circumstances and so far
had received no reply.
MEDF0RD GROWER WEDS
- ...... T- ,,,
Mrs. H- Chandler i-gan becomes
Bride of Harold Bingham.
CHICAGO. Jan. 12. Spcial.) Mrs.
H. Chandler Egan. of Highland Park.
divorced wife of the famous golfer, and
Harold Bingham, of Medford. Or were
morried Saturday at South Bend, Ind.
Tfae ceremony was performed by Rev.
Charles A. Llpplncott. of the irst
Presbyterian Church. Those present
were tne bride's parents. Mr. and Mrt.
James McNally, Harry McNally. her
brother, and his wife, and Mrs. J. B.
Mr. and Mrs. Bingham are on their
way to Santa Barbara and will divide
their time between, that city and Med
ford. Mr. Bingham having Urge or
chard Interests at both places.
Mrs. Bingham took with her Eleanor
Egan. her 5-year-old daughter.
Mrs. Egan obtained her divorce last
July. She charged that her husband
told her he loved another woman.
BURNS HAS LAND RUSH
Applicants for 64 0-Acre Home
steads Wait tn Line for Hours.
I rnivp fir. Jan. 15. CKnecial 1
I , ' . - .
The Land Office at Burns is doing a
I running business on account of the 40-
re homestead act. Applicants have to
nours ,n ne before they can file
Attorneys and locators are doing
at 1 rushing business and applicants are bo
excited that many of them file on land
already filed on by others.
Landseekers are rushing tn on horse
back aud by automobile.