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TIIE 3I0RXIXG- OREGOXIAX. TITTJIt SD AY. FEBRUARY 14, 1918.
INDIANA REPUBLICAN CHOSEN NATIONAL CHAIRMAN FOR HIS PARTY.
MID TEUTON LINES
Oaring Dashes Deep Into En
$ emy Trenches Net Prison
; ers and Do Big Damage.
r HUNS MASS FOR OFFENSIVE
FRENGH AND BRITISH
llindrnbarff Parks Hainan Pawns
in WrM lo Samhrr of 3.3 10.000
Prrparaiorjr to Forcing Thrm
to IMp Before Allied God.
PARIS. Fb. IX A hlg raid w car
rtd out today bjr tU Krmch vouthwevt
f Butt MML Th German poi
ttona wr entered up to th third lln
and nun defenses and shelters wert
This innouncmtnt ws made by tn
M'ar off Ire in Its regular communica
tion tontirht. the trftt of which :
"In the 4'hampaane we carried out a
hm raid nar tiutt Meantl. on a front
of about IS meters. Our detachments
penstratvd the German pvsttlons as far
a the third line, overthrew the ennrjf
ctfni- and destroyed rumerou
heltrs. captured mors than lvS
"Kroro Fbrurr I to 1 our pilots
brouicbt down Z Urrmao airplanes."
'mmt Mm fVserte1.
Tn the course of three surrensfu
trnt-h ratds yesterday ths French ad
m need a far m the fourth Herman
line brlarn L I'retre and fort Iare
oodi In the Woevr and took pris
oners belonctnv to the Ninth Havarian
and ths Uft Urdsrhr divisions.
The tiTmn tnungltrnvnt had been
destroyed by the French artillery last
fete hi and the proaresa of th assault-
In column was favored by a heavy
As soon as th French reached th
f.rsl positions th tierman opened a
sweeping; machine gun fir, as well as
an artillery barrage, but th French
penetrated the shell curtain almost
without casualties, demolished all ths
nemr shelters snd emplacements
and returned to their own lines with
jnost valuable information.
U hen th French attack was In
progress the (jrftmfK atemptcd a raid
a t itegneviltr r In the &m district,
but were repulsed with heavy losses.
Artillery Is Aetlve.
There was fatrly heavy artillery fir
ing last night tn the neighborhood of
J'lnon oa th Aisne front. Northwest
of Khcima th bombardment was also
rsthrr lively. lierman aviators last
night threw down several bombs on
'ancr. k tiling three civilians and
w ounding five.
BERLIN, via London. Feb. IX
British Admiralty, per Wireless Press.)
Hevy ha.nd-to-hand flghdng has
occurred north of Una and around
jVronn. arrordlng to th official
statement from general headquarters
ioay. me rintlsh undertaking strong
retoonottering espedttlons, which,
headquarters reports, were repulsed.
SHIPYARD WORKMAN DIES
J lajorlr Kfrtlrrd by J. B. Ale man
. t'riUajr RralC lalalljr.
J. K Allnan. who n Injured
Jl KrlcUr. when h fll from a v.-
I th lir.nC iimlth chipjrarda. died last
nicht at xt. Vlnr.nt'a liu.pitaL Ha
had rfli'd a frarfir of the ukuil,
Irohrn rlh and lra)'-rnal Injurlrn.
Mr. Altroan la aurvlrvd by bl) widow
and a daughter, who raid at 1 Mml
in avrnue. Th family ha rlled In
I'ortland for fivr jrfr, romlnf to thta
itir froat thrlr former home la Penn
sylvania. Kuneral arranarmvnta have
bwt vrt been announced.
Scdro-WovlteT Mill Barn.
FKl.lJNfJHAM. Wash.. Frb. 1J Th
, Pedro mill work., at Sedro- Wool ley. was
de.!rie. by fire earlv todav. The lou
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all poisonous waste from th lower An
te. tine and arlve Natur a chance to
You will be astonished at tha differ
once In your feelinga th momma; after
an Internal bath.
Th "J B. U fascad" will be shown
and explained to you by Woodard.
'!arne as fo.. Portland. Or. who will
alo cive you free on request an Infer-r-tlns
booklet by Ir. (.'has. A. Tyrrell.
"hv Man of Today Is Only .0 Effi
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promotion of better health Adv.
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A Paatlkaa Ba t .aerlfiL
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POISON KILLS PBS
Federal Authorities Believe
Destruction Is Huns' Work.
I. W. W. HELD AS SUSPECT
. . 3iainal Indrnclrd lo Spare
o Tain to Ran Down Poloncr
Ixpartmrnl of JaMlre Prom
All Pfxlble Ilrlp.
SAX r'RAXCI.W). Keb. U (Spe
cial. Baslllo affore. In custody on
Federal Indictment charvlna; rom-
ftjlrlty In an allrced I. V. V. conspir
acy to obstruct tha (iovernment s war
procramme and to commit sabotase,
will be questioned by (.eovernuaent
aaents to ascertain whether he has
knowleda of the polsonlns; of 300
lamba In Butchertown. It was an
nounced thia afternoon by I'nlted
stale. Marshal James H. Ilollohan.
The Marshal declared he had hern
Informed that Saffores was seen Sun
day nhsht near the yards of William
Taaffe A Co . In Butchertown. where
h lambs died of polsonlns. This new
feature shared Interest with the re
ceipt of a telegram by Ilollohan from
Attoraey- leneral Ureaory at Washing
ton ordering a vigorous Investigation,
and with th dleclosura that two mem
bers of the I. W. IV. are being sought
for alleged complicity In th poisoning
Palawaera la Be Ran Dowa.
Th Attorney - General Instructed
Marebal ilollohan to spare no pains t
run down the poisoners. He stated tha
the department of Justic had been
Instructed to co-operat In every wa
with the Marshals office In its work.
Marshal Ilollohan previously had
telegraphed to Attorney-General Greg
ory that in his opinion the poisoning
of the sheep was part of a deliberate
conspiracy to destroy food supplies.
The search for the two I. W. W
members became known from an
thentlc source to'tay. while secrecy wa
being maintained as to the clews un
earthed. Name of the I. W. W. sough
today ara known to the authorities.
It la understood that they had bean
loitering in the neighborhood.
Twenty-one more lamba died In the
early morning hours and two cats kept
In the yards were found dead. The
nature of the poison used has not ye
kess lata Arc at YYark.
Chemists under the direction of Tr.
William C. Ilassler. City Health Offl
cer. are making an analysis of the
drinking water In the corrals of th
dead sheep, their feed and stomach
contents. It will be some time befor
this is completed.
Prank T. Preen. City Toxicologlst.
also is busy at work along similar
lines. II explained today that th care
with which lb analysis must be mad
will require several days to complete
th work. a
A rtatboloSVa! autopay performed a
th San Francisco Veterinary College
on one of the dead lamba showed tha
the animal had been in good condition
and had died from the effect of
quick-acting poison. I
Professor C. Klschner. chemist at the
college, says that rirst symptoms elimi
nate th possibility of arsenic, but that
the poison may have been atrychnlne.
The lumber of lamba that have died
from the poisoning now exceeds 300
and the financial lor is said to ba more
than liOtfrt. a close guard baa been
placed about th property of butchers
and packers of Butchertown.
That the authorities are working
along auspiclons of an alien enemy plot
was I mi ics ted strongly when police de-
te-rtlve detailed on the case reported
that clews pointed to enemy activities.
LORD DUNSMORE TO SPEAK
Camp I-ow l Soldier lo Hoar Eng-
INh Mar Veteran.
TACOMA. Wash- Feb. 11 (Special.)
1-ord LMinsmore. th Earl of Duns
more, will speak to th soldier at
Camp Lew is on April i. according to
word received her today. II has seen
servlc and Is now In America recover
Ing from a wound received In action.
Ian Hay. author of "Th First Hun
dred Thousand" and "All in It." widely
discussed war book, will speak to the
soldiers her on March 20. W hen Lord
Dunsmor comes her h will b greted
by British officer who are teaching
Americana how war la waged In France.
They know him well.
3 SHIPS SINK ONE BUILT
rer'noef frem Plrwt Pare.)
(ienoYa and of tha Spanian elcamship
A dispatch from Msdrid on Febru
ary t aaid that the Italian steamship
luira dl tlenova. of Tlt tons, had been
torpedoed only a mil off Murvledro
Beach, on th Spanish coast.
Th Spanish steamship Giralda was
sunk Jsnuary !. A protest against
the sinking was presented at Berlin
by th Spanish government on Febru
ROiLE, Feb. lJvZ7our Italiaa itm-1
.r 1 V
W I1J, H. HAYS.
ers of more than 1600 tons were sunk
by mine or submarine during the week
ending February 9. according to an
official announcement today.
During the week ending February ;
but one Italian steamer of leps than
ltioo tons was lost.
PARIS. Keb. 1J. The Italian nava
genersl staff, according to Havas dis
patch from Home, announces that
Italian torpedo-boata forced their way
on the night of February 11. west of
Dalmatla. Into the Bay of Buccarl. near
Flume, aad torpedoed the largest of the
steamera anchored there.
FEDERAL CONTROL AGITATED
(Jotrrnmrnl'i Taking Over Ship
yards I Vrgetl on Congress.
WASHINGTON.' Jb. 11. Delays In
ship construction, charged to a consid
erable extent to labor difficulties, have
brought agitation in Congress for Gov
ernment operation of the yards, and It
was learned tonight that the Shipping
Board haa been asked to consider the
matter of taking over at least some
Heretofore the Board has taken the
position that If the labor situation is
straightened out- the yards will turn
out as much tonnage under private
management aa they would If run by
Virtually all ship construction now
under way In the I'nlted Statea Is for
the Government, but the yards them
selves are operated as private enter
prises. The Shipping Board is having
thre Government owned fabricating
steel yards built near Philadelphia, but
their management, too. Is in private
Shipping Board officials declined to
say what their attitude toward Gov
ernment operation of yards now Is. but
it Is known that If any yards are taken
over it will be those which are not pro
ducing ships rapidly and that others
which are doing good work will be left
with their present managements.
Despite increased wages to ahipyard
workers there have been as many
strikes In the shipbuilding yards as in
any other line of war work. The Ship
ping Board Is engaged now In trying to
work out uniform wage acales for ship
yard workers and already has put t
scale Into force on the Pacific Coast-
One of the chief causes or Jabor un
rest In shipyards has been the practice
of shipyards of hiring men from one
another. Those who are urging the
Government operation of yards point
out that under Government operation
thia practice would be ended and that
another advantage would be that the
Government could shift workers from
yard to yard readily If It became neces
Complainta have reached the Ship
ping Board from ahrpyard owners that
riveters are not driving the number
of rivets they should and that they are
held down to a small . minimum by
union regulations. The board will at
tempt to raise the maximum, at the
same time Insisting that wage scales
for piece work shall not be reduced
where more work Is done.
CUBAN SUGAR LOAN BIG
SIM OF 100,000.000 TO HARVEST
Ckalrasaa af lateraalloaal Sugar Coea-
aslttee aya That Profits. Last Year
Were I aaecesaarlly High.
NEW YORK. Feb. 13. Announcement
within a short time that th Cuban
loan of $100,000,000 to finance the har
vesting of the sugar crop Is "an ac
complished fact" was forecast tn a
statement issued here tonight by the
Internationa) sugar committee.
It was Intimated that New York
bankers and refiners already had sub
scribed I80.COO.000 and that the bal
ance probably would be forthcoming
from Boston. Chicago. Philadelphia.
New Orleans and other cities.
George M. Rolph. chairman of the
committee, said that most of the annual
reports of the sugar companies would
be forthcoming at an early data and it
would be "Interesting to the public
to not th profits earned by them dur-
ng the year 1S17, when no food con
trol regulations were In effect, and
compare tbem with the same annual
reports to be Issued one year hence.
showing th results of the operations
of the same companies ana tn looa
Mr. Rolph declared that, in his opin
ion, th profits of the last year, when
there was no restriction on prices, were
unusually and unnecessarily high; that
the margina now fixed would result In
fair earning on the capital of all the
companies, and no exorbitant profits
would be shown except in the case of a
few of the best companies, which were
greatly favored by natural climatic and
geographical advantages to an unusu
ally large production.
In such caaea a large part or tha
earnings will revert back to the Gov
ernment In the form of Income and ex
cess profits tsxes.
flight Work to Begin Soon.
VANCOUVER. Wash.. Feb. 13 (Spe
cial.) Just as soon as tha necessary
arc lights and search lights can ba In-
tailed at the wooden shipyard of the
fttandtfer Construction Corporation the
night shift will be put at work. It is
xpected to put on the second shift
early next week and. If sufficient men
can ba secured, tha number of men
now at work, approximating 350, will
be doubled. The company has six
wooden ships well under way and addi-
ional con tracts for six ships have been
aasesaV mi't "iii i iiwiinr nlf rniiis I I I
HAYS G. 0. P. CHOICE
National Committee Makes
HONORS PAID TO- PERKINS
Moose Leader Credited With Feat
of Sending to Junk Heap Boom
Tbat Had Been Launched
for Iowa Man.
Continued From First Pase.)
even fewer duties than the Vice-President
of the United States.
Mr. Hays accepted the chairmanship
in a telegram sounding a strong note
of Republican loyalty in the war.
"Everyone knows," he said, "that
there will be political activity. The
Democratic party has been busy for
months. This political activity should
be open and acknowledged and of a
character and on a plane that needs no
"There Is but one side to the ques
tion of the war. On that side, support
ing tha country's cause, shall stand
every political party and every mem
ber of every political party entitled to
any consideration whatsoever.
Pmrty Always Loyal.
"The loyalty of the Republican party
always haa been and always will be
measured only by the possibilities."
The action of the commute was
hailed by men of all factions as "the
greatest day's work the party has done
in a decade."
Observers say It places Colonel
Roosevelt Jn good position for the par
ty nomination next time. Certain it is
the Progressives came out of the day
with flags flying. For one thinff. the
election of Hays meant the overthrow
of "standpat" control.
W. Murray Crane, of Massachusetts,
drum-major of the old guard, was stood
on his head. Last week Mr. Crane fan
cied things had been sewed up so tight
ly for Mr. Adams that he did not bother
to attend the meeting. So he stayed at
home with his gumshoes and his whis
Perkins Wins I.aarels.
George W. Terkins, Moose leader.
started the real fight against Mr.
Adams. Tonight Mr. Perkins is stroll
ing the hotel lobby looking like the cat
that haa Juat eaten the canary, while
the leaders are asserting that no one
can gainsay that Perkins is the man
who did the foundation work that sent
Adams boom to the junk pile.
But Mr. Perkins got what the peace
makers often get. Aa a reward for his
work they tried to make him a goat
As part of the treaty of peace it was
required that Mr. Perkins be ousted
from his position on the old campaign
committee, which, since November,
1916, has been purely ornamental.
The committee had been considering
a proposal to retain this "campaign
body, which included six progressives
on Its roster. Today, however, this
was tabled and it was made of record
that the campaign committee has
passed out of existence. It failed to
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The progressives were treated with
arked respect by the old-line Repub
licans, what Is now being sought is
to give thert representation on the next
executive committee, it that can De ar
ranged. In such event the expectation is that
Colonel Roosevelt will be given a voice
in who shall be picked to represent the
Moose. Mr. Perkins, it is expected, will
go on. also Mr. Ickes and Chester H.
Howell, of California. But the likeli
hood is expressed that the majority of
the Moose to go on will not be domi
nated by Perkins.
Progressives here have Deen eaying
openly that the chief fault with Per
kins is that he tries to run things him
self and that they are for bridling him
Prominent among the high lights or
the day. too. were the performances of
Senator Boise Penrose and Frank M.
Hitchcock. They have been "off" Mur
ray Crane since llt. uunng me
Hughes campaign. Crane sought to
crowd them Into the remote corners
with considerable eucceas. Today they
got their revenge.
Penrose Helps Ditch Old Guard.
The ditching of the old guard
brought nary a tear from Penrose, who
for so many yearB was one of its most
talented performers. In fact, he helped
foil the guard over the culvert.
Jir. XI HCIICUCJi, I.I1C Lam iiiuca jiiAii
of the 1908 Taft campaign and the
manager of the Hughes movement in
the 1916 convention, performed as har
monlzer. He moved among the committeemen
saying. "What we need is concord and
Height, 6 ft 2 in. Weight, 190 lbs. Eyes, blue and very
piercing. Hair, dark brown. Complexion, fair. Muscular
bui.t. Age, about 30.
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BUD WALSH. Sheriff
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your own taste, your own mus
ical judgment. Therein lies
the broad road to after satis-
harmony." He is given credit by a
good many for keeping the fight from
coming to a real showdown on the
floor of the committee itself, which
might have caused much bad blood.
One rumor that refused to be punc
tured was that Mr. Hitchcock is doing
a bit of ground work in the interest of
Colonel Roosevelt. Mr. Hitchcock, him
self, pulls a horrified look at the idea
that thus far in advance anybody Is
doing anything for anybody.
Tonight a group of committeemen
left for Indianapolis to hold conference
with Mr. Hays tomorrow. The plan is
to start things moving at once.
DENVER PIONEER IS DEAD
Thomas Kemp Once Owned Site of
Present Colorado Capitol.
SPOKANE, Feb. 13. Thomas Kemp,
a pioneer of Denver and engaged in
mining 'activities in Colorado, Cali
fornia and Alaska several years ago.
died here today at the noma of a daugh
ter, aged So. -
Mr. Kemp was declared to have once
been the owner of the ground upon
which the Colorado Copitol stands, as
well as a large portion of the original
townsite of Denver.
TJ. S. Officer Marries. .
TACOMA.. Wash.. Feb. 13. (Special.)
Lieutenant Herbert T. Hunt, 346th
Field Artillery, formerly of Sacra
mento, was united in marriage today
to Miss Evlyn Somerville, of his home
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city. Rev. C. Y. Grimes, rector of Trin
ity Episcopal Church, performed the
ceremony at the home of Frank S.
Baker, a newspaper publisher. It was
a real war wedding with no attend
ants and no one present save fellow
officers of the groom and a few close
friends. Lieutenant and Mrs. Hunt will
make their home in Tacoma while ho
is stationed here.
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