Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937, March 28, 1918, Page 14, Image 14

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Vials of Deadly Potion Seized
in Effects of Revolution
ists at New York.
TMnma Zalainlck Takes Italo C-o"
IimJ t at San Francisco on Charge
f Conspiracy Bomb Thrown
at DunwooUy Institute.
M.V TOT.K. March
fr. n plotter marked
prons tn this
bet-.rd their
!T Hindu-Oer-for
death two
city believed to here
es-reta and sent tier
a Hindu supplied with a deadly Last
Inrti.a poison lo accomplish their pur
' pose, according to Information given
ui l.'r br the Flral authorities.
The aothoi itlre ttt discovered, they
Mid. setrral smell rials of ties poison
jm. li effects of a Hindu rvlu
l;orit. aL- prer Indicating that the
wouMlf potoner ram here fro
M.xiro on funds supplied by Gfrmi
seats there
SAX niANi ISt. March 7 Letts
artd leiecrame telling him to beera
of dlb be poison ha, been roeeleed
In the last few days br lr. Chandr
k.. hik.ratarty. a defendant In th
r of a group of Ifindua and others
wrn are on trial here, for an alleged
attempt to overthrow Frttien rule
Ind.a. areordlrc lo arimtsaiona mad
by It. 'nakr.Tarty here today.
Iliads, t aster eplHi.
Ir f'hakraearty belieeea the petii
riot .. hatrhea by Hindu who be-
l.'ted he supplied Hie tiovernmcnt wit
information against th supposed revo-
Mis. Blums Zalasnlrk. a Russia
girl was arrested by a deputy frilled
ijtr Marshal her today oa a rhara
of reniptrtns olth Tarak Nath las.
a Hindu. V A. Wotherspoon. a retired
attorney, and hie wife to secure recoe
rmon of the revolutionary fart Ion I
India by the Holshevik government
Ku.-sn. h. was released oa ll
The Wotherepoons. who were said
to bo on their aiming elalra In Cala
ttm tVunty. were to be arrested and
hrourhi to this city at onrt. according
to the lotted plates Marshals ornc..
JKROMI. Aria.. .March IT. William
W airrrooo. union otTlr-lal seised In the
business district last night by throe
masked men and taken away In a flag
draped automobile, reappeared her to-
dsr. but refused to discuss nia e i peri
enre. lie sjjd be was going to Butte,
Itp-saaalflosi to lass Alleged.
I'ears orTlcers said reports to them by
TliMrooDt fellow workers Indicated
he had been "deported" because of al
leged opposition to the liberty loan.
Waldroop lelephoied to Governor
C. W. I. Hunt.
support of America and tb allies or a
maa always patriotic la lo bo elected
to tho Senate.
Senator Mr-Cumber. North Dakota,
asked If Senator Williams was not un
fair regarding his reference to Repre
sentative Lenroot as being -luke warm."
atatlng he understood both Mr. In
root and Mr. Davles. the Democratic
candidate, stand upon loyally platforms
of Americanism and that both ar pa
triotic. Mutor Williams replied that If he
waa correctly Informed. Representative
Lenroot supported the embargo pro
posal, the McLeraor. resolution and
voted again?! war with Germany. Sen
ator Kmool said that as a matter of
fact Mr. Lenroot roted for the war
resolution and observed that several
Democrats also voted for the McUmort
Ptepakllcaa Party Patriotic.
Senator Williams deplored partisans
ship la th war and said the Republi
can party as a whole has been patri
otic and true to th country."
Republican Leader Oalllnger Inter
rupted to suggest that, aa Mr. Davlea
III p pirn nrnnrm?
IINE.rOI,I5. March 2T n untuc
etul 4itmpi to rfr-stroy Iunooty
Inst t tut, whfn ft Urne rutnUr of
blujafci'ktts are nuart-sred. was made
rtT odT by an unknown man. who.
after ibronirE a bomb and xchr.ux
hoi, wtib t h Kuj rd. sea pd i a
waiting' automobile.
FLTTK. Mont.. March ST. Patrick
Pohrrtr and Stephen Murphy were for
mally charred wrth edition aa a result
rf In u It in remarks made to United
.Mat oMln on St. Patrick day. As
a result of tho flcht which followed the
insalttnc remark, the downtown see
Hon of the rtty waa placed under vir
tu! martial law for iomi hours.
SAN rn.Nn.--.0. March IT Pros
r r'orrt. head of a force company
l-fartnc his name, and I'. Mues. an
r".pe t.r for the American Shipbulld-
ii.C 'i-rportion. were Indicted by
rs. pran4 Jury here tod-iy on two
Crftirarr count!
ti count char (re Forrest and Mues
w uh h inc coir-Ptretl to vioiate th-a
e-pfonaa-e act by planus; approximately
e t rirf. t.o haft In a eel J-
C te-! in Portland. Or.
4 (. rry to trfraaa1 Cbaraed.
Th other ci'iint rharce conspiracy
to ttefraud tho ilovfrnmrnt by substl-
t utir c Inferior materials for Govern
n.ent-injtvted materials tn machinery
beintf forced bv the r orrest Company.
Kttl on - rarh count wan- fixe.l at
$ ;. Korr"t is out on Uail. Mues.
a.'coiMtnsr to tho authorities, hs not
jc? been apprehendd.
YORK. Mjrrh tT Nadore
r.em--tlu and Morri Hernitein. ar
reted Ia.t nicht charged with at tempt -ir
a; to Mirktrail I F. Urre. president
f the I telai are A Hudson Hatlmay
I'on ranr. ol of $1(.oim by threaten
ec " lonures" concernlnc his son. an
r f f icer in tho Tinted fates Army.
r'a.ted EUittTt o attempted extortion
when thry were arraigned late toiay.
Hoy Adaalc Vrmwrnmrnm Plata.
The AUth. who were hitch avhoo!
;u.eni. told tho court that they are
be'irrr in the do-trine, of th- Fol
fhe.fkl tnd that thr hoped to eet the
ri .n-v from lr. Iree In oriier to con
duct a rrcTacanda in this country.
s-N HUN'tMi. March 77. John
Mj leUflw ;c ICc-ck. said formerly to
hae ten a leit-rnt in th ti-rniln
imperial was interned hero toiay
h Fc!rl authortfies, on a Presiden
tial warr.tnt.
Ili.-k. tt was said, was sektna: to
return t if rminr on a pArort pt:r
c. asrtj from an unMentfTid forrtcn of-f-er.
Mia-fc. a'cor.Hnc t the. officerf.
w e in th Straili Settlements when
thm wr irhe out M ten went to
PortlaI. lat-r e.mtrc l th ftsjr re
cion, Th of ici.tla said lia-k e.aimed
b had rrLitives fiKhtlnc wt:h the Ucr
sun fir.c .
NKW ToP.K. March Acnes 3 med
ic v . j. i il t forma jtrl arreted a. week.
aio with ra;an4xa th (hose', ft Hindu
rettut:ont.t. on clurces of beins; ron
rrrnel tn a con-f imer to fr-e India
ffo-n Prttin rule. a Indirte. by ft
l,'k'ral srrand Ji:ry today for vfulatins;
th ejplond-- act.
She is a.-cueo of beinr ronrernetl la
tiie frvli: t on ef a sa:itiou book.
Profit Decrease Coincident
With Large Increase in
Volume of Business.
their Roods than are their Eastern,
brethren, while in many instances the
local prices are even lower.
"Everywhere there was manifest .a
most optimistic and thoroughly deter
mined attitude toward the war." said
Mr. Rosenblatt. "The streets are
thronged with soldiers, and bands are
playing; almost constantly in various I
patriotic drives and activities. Cleve
land presented a decidedly military as
pect, with uniforms almost predomi
nating, or seeming' to, in the passing
1917 SALES $1,683,962,552
W. H. Tkaaasaaa.
W. II. Thompson died at big
home, it Kast Tenth street.
Tuesdar night of pneumonia. He
was horn tn Srott County, lovra.
In IK, and came to i'ortla'id In
lie had been In the business of
manufacturing wire maiiressea.
having started with Abbott
t'hurrh. who were loeated whera
the Auditorium building now
stands. Later he lo-aied on a.
farm near Creswell. Or.
II. Is survived by his widow,
Jessie Thompson; by his father,
Milton n. Thompson, of Clinton,
la, and by a sister. Mrs. J. 1.
Hyan. of (irrat Kails. Mont.
Funeral services will be con
ducted today from Klnley's un
dertaking parlors and the Inter
ment will ne In the Multnomah
trvetinist Kfsm K' -wt rar
the tlr. Me referred lo the demand
f Senator Johnenn, of California. R.
publimn. ealerday for "pitiless pub.
n itv" rrcardtng lark of Ameru-an air
planes and to t h. sesertion of fienator
tx!f. of las.sachu.etf s. Repuhllcan.
tn.t the people .Mould be told the tmih
about war rondmona. remarking that
the.. aierhes were made in most crit
ical daa to the erman offrnaiv..
Ttaa. Teeweed laapp.rtaas.
"While In Ijm onam election Impends
t.f.een lailets and disloyalists, this
poisonous i.s aitark In the $tenat. was s.hI the Mississippi Senator,
-not enlr on the Repuhllcan side, but
followed qp n the Democratic side, and
jtist aooul the time we are going to
uctcr-nibc a bcthcr a luaa ot luacTiftXm
was not a member of Congress, his at
tltud. could not be recorded on the
Mclrniore resolution.
I assume the Vlce-rresldent l on
th. stump In Wisconsin.' said Mr. Gal
lnger, "because Mr. Iav1es Is a Demo
Deploring petty criticism of Isolated
cases In war condition, fVnator Will
am said "there Is too much peseim-
sm In th. country and that even I
larla wer. captured and th. British
army driven hack to England, the two
lOngHs'i-spcakinc races would finally
Senator Curtis, Republican "whip,1
defended Representative lenroot. U.
dtclared that the Bureau of Tubllc In
formation has cireuInU'd the Wl-con-
In Representative's speeches as docu
ments of patriotism and loyalty and
hat Congressional records show war
measures have been supported by 7
per cent 01 the total Republican mem
bership and that "7 per cent minus"
of the Democrats had voted for Ibem.
W llaa Meaaarew apsrted.
Senator "moot declared that the Re
publicans had supported legislation
sked by the President ''although some
of It has been revolutionary and so
tallstlc and in some ca.scs unjustifi-
ble and unnecessary.
"No Republican,' be a.serted. "has
sought to secure partisan advantage
by calling attention of the country to
dmltted blunders of the AdmlniMra-
No man while occupying the White
House." the L'tah Senator proceeded,
has ever uttered strictures against his
political opponents a severe as Presi-
ent Wilson in his Indianapolis speech.
By speeches and actions In National
nd local campaigns and by refusal
o accept proffered services of a "most
capable man" of the opposition party.
said, the President had proven his
President "Alisons recent letter to
Mr. Davlcs stating the McLrmorr res
lutlon was the "acid test" of patriot'
ti m. and hie letter to New Jersey Dem
ocrats were cited by Senator Smoot as
proof of the President' partisan pur
The letter to Jir. navies, he said.
discloses that not only Is the Presl.
ent willing to use the prestige of his
h office for partisan purposes, but
hat he was willing to cast aspersions
pon the loalty of members of his
wn party to accomplish the present
partisan task of electing a Democrat to
he Senate.
Partis. a. I. I. Admitted.
He Is a most Intense partisan and
erslsts In that partisanship in time
f mar Just aa he did In time of peace,
el he makes no pretense of being
other than a partisan and In this re
peat Is dealing frankly with the Amer
ican people."
Referring to the "acid test cited by
President Wilson on the Mimort
resolution. Senator Smoot recalled that
had appointed ex-Representative
ent. of California, who voted for the
resolution, to th. tnrirf board.
"II. haa made the Issue." said the
lah Senator In conclusion. "He has
hrown down the gauntlet to those
mericaits who believe In superiority
of Republican principles and greater
bl'ttv of those men who constitute the
Kapubllcan party."
Th. onlr reply today to Senator
Smoot came from Senator Myers, of
Montana. Democrat, who deplored critl
ctsm lit th. Senate of the Natlon'a war
activities. The Montana Senator said
that whit, spending much time In
criticism, th. Senate had failed to give
attention to charges against one of Ita
own members which have been pending
for months.
Company Anuonncri Rise In Wa-re
or 19 Per Cent for Employe,
.Making Total Advance of 5
Per Cent Since 115.
NEW YORK. March 27. Coincident
with an announcement of an Increase
of li per cent In the wages of its em
ployes, making a total advance of 63
per cent since 1915. ths United States
teel Corporation today made public Its
annual report for 1917.
This showed a tremendous increase
in the volume of business, but a de
crease in earnings.
The volume of business for 1917. as
represented by combined gross sales
and earnings, equalled ll.6S3.6i'.6i;. an
Increase of f li:.4.7;3 over lsli.
After deduction of Interest and other
charge total earnings. Including an es
timate! of sum. 1 2.13. Out). 000 for war and
Income taxes set aside for ISIS,
amounted to f 304.1CI.471. a decrease of
set laeosa. It educed.
F-alanee of earnings Is further re
duced by other Interest charters to
Net Income tn the year of 134 4.738.
i"i shows a decrease of l4S.287.Co. and
flnel net incom. of $107.60.437 repre
sents a decreasa of 194.330.147. result
ing mainly from extra dividends of
f t7.017.sSl paid on the common stock.
Undivided surplus of I52.5u5.437
showa a decrease ot I148.t30.147, partly
due to appropriations amounting to
f5S.Ooo.Ov for expenditures mart-: and
to b. mjide Including new plans and
construction, no such charge having
been mad In 11.
Current assets of almost S0O.OPO.00O
Include cash In hand and on deposit of
about Domestic tonnage
of all business waa increased by 46
per cent and export tonnage by 18.3 per
cent. The Inventory account for 191 1
stands at f IZl.tii.OQO. against Slal.
toi.Ovt In 1?1.
Ueeweal .f lata Ma-ads.
Despite these tonnage gains, output
of raw, seml-finlshed and finished
products by subsidiary companies, in
cluding Iron ore. coal, coke and rolled
and other finished steel products, was
below the record figures of the previ
ous year.
Average number of employes during
the entire year was 1'63.058. an Increase
of 15.390. or .l per cent. Total amount
of payrolls was S347.37O.40O, an increase
of I3.84.89S. or 31. per cent-
Average- salary or mage per day (ex
clusive of administrative or selling
force) was 4.10. against $3.29 In 1916.
The increase among total emploves.
Including administrative and selling
force. Was from $3.3 per dny to 14.16.
President Wilson Holds Conference
With Department Chiefs,
Various 'Meetings to Be Held
in. Portland This Week
to Discuss Situation.
WASHINGTON, March 27. The sec
ond of the weekly conferences between
President Wilson and heads of the ex
ecutive departments, or special war ad
ministrations, wss held today with Sec
retary Daniels and Acting Secretary of
War Crowell added to the list of offi
cials who participated In the confer
ence last week.
The heads of the war making
branches were called in by the Presi
dent to discuss questions of industrial
production directly affecting the)r de
partments. The conference, which occupied the
entire afternoon, was taken up with I Lumbermen o' the Northwest have
discussion of problems affecting ship I begun gathering in Portland for the
Millmen to Seek Government Assist
ance la Disposing of Immense
Stocks of "Side" Lumber Ac
cumulating at Plants.
construction and operation, railroad
transportation and the harmonising of
Industrial production with shipping
facilities. No definite decisions were
reached. It was said.
various meetings of importance to be
held today and tomorrow. Just
present the lumbermen face grave
problems because of the shortage of
cars. This topic promises to hav
large place in the discussions.
Antt,Ar Imnr, tan. tvi t t to. in urnlfh
litU UnUOb AMA-CCO KINU the millmen 8eek Government assist
ance relates to disposition 01 me im
manaa at nr Ir am nf r? aa" 1iimkAP fii-jll m tl .
noier r.x presses urns in s surprise latine at piants of the section. The
Over America's Big Membership.
When H. P. Davison, chairman of the
war council of the American Red
Cross, called on King George of Eng
land at Buckingham Palace, on the aft
ernoon of March IS, the King said it
wss difficult to grasp in England that
the American Red Cross had the "ex
traordinary membership of 22.000,000.
Some Intimate details of the Inter-
Government has placed orders for lum
ber of this class in the Southi Jlanu
facturere here hope to obtain such or
ders also, or, failing in this, to have
Spruce designated as the wood from
which box supplies for certain canning
industries shall be made.
Pine Headquarters Now Here.
Portland's Importance as a center of
the lumber Industry of the Pacific
Northwest becomes more pronounced
than, ever this week, through the re
view, which were cabled to Washing- Imoval to the city from Spokane of head
quarters of the Western Fine Manu
facturers Association.
A. W. Cooper, secretary of the associ
ation, arrived in Portland yesterday.
The equipment and files of the head
I'roHS of 11.000.000 for work under the I quarters are on the road. Quarters
direction of the British Red Cross had I have been leased In the Yeon building,
ton. reached Amedee M. Smith, chair
man of the executive committee of the
Portland chapter, yesterday.
King George told Mr. Davison that
the appropriation by the American Red
aroused enthusiasm all over England,
because It was not a governmental ac
tivity, but spoke for "the soul of a
Dr. nllllasa Wallace ttaitua Tersas
Oerssaa Empire A atloa With
In an eloquent address yesterday
noon at the Hippodrome Theater. Dr.
W. W. Youngson paraphrased the 12th
hapter of l.uhe. verses 13 to 21. the
parable of the covetous rich man.
Changing the wording to bring the
parable up to date and to make prac
tical application of it which Is the
mission of parable. Dr. Youngson read:
The ground of the German Kmperor
brought forth plentifully and he said:
I have not the place In the sun I need
for the expansion of my powers and
he storing of my fruit; what shall i
This will 1 do: I will pull down
other nations In my way, and upon their
ruins I will erect palaces for my kultur
f might: and I will say to my soul:
Soul, thou hast the world within thy
power, eat. drink and ne merry.
Dr. Youngson termed me German
Empire "a nation with a submarine
His address was a part of the pro-
ramme for the weeK insmuiea oy
he Portland Ministerial Association.
Dr. Joshua Stansfield presided and the
Uev. Dr. French led In prayer.
The Meryl-Prince Sisters of the Hip
podrome Mil. sang patriotic songs and
Barclay Acheson led the hymns.
Today Dr. W. B. Hlnson will speak.
The meeting will start at 12:10 o'clock.
At the Baker Theater the Episcopa-
ans are holding noon mecttnrs inai
commence at 12:o o clock ana last
ut 20 minutes. An interesting speak-
r and good music is a feature for to
day. The public Is Invited.
rooms 510-517. By April 1 the head
quarters will be fully established at
this location, Mr. Cooper stated yester
At the Portland Hotel today will be
held a meeting of general importance to
the lumber interests of the Pacific
Coast. This is a session of the Pacific
Coast committee -of the National Lum
Japanese Motorist Now Understands ber Manufacturing Association.
Traffic Laws. Seeewlo. Talked Of.
The annual session of the national
organization, embracing Dracticallv all
C t)kabe,,a Japanese motorist, up to I branches of the lumber industry, will
yesterday mas unfamiliar with nearly lopen In Chicago, April 9. The Pacific
all the provisions of the traffic !aws,coast lumbermen have not been fully
Today he understands them all. because I pleased with actions and policies of the
he passed six hours in the City Jail National association. Around the hotel
studying the rules and regulations af- f corridors, where the incoming dele
fecting automobile owners. He wss - rates hold personal pow-wows, there
si.sted by an interpreter. I jS talk of a secession movement.
Okabe has been operating a car for e. d. Kingley. of Portland, is chair
some time. but. due to his Ignorance I man, and E. T. Allen, of Portland, Is
of the traffic laws, has been in Mu- secretary of the Coast committee, which
holds forth today. Organizations ex
pected to have representatives present
are: West Coast Lumbermen's Asso
ciation, Western Pine Manufacturers'
Association. California Redwood As
sociation, California White and Sugar
nlcipal Court several tlmee. Judge
Rossman decided it was time for Okabe
to familiarize himself with the laws.
so he imposed the six-hour sentence.
with instructions to the interpreter to
explain everything.
In addition, Okabe was fined 120 for
running Into a car driven by F. E.
Barry at Broadway and Flanders street.
Pine Association and the Western ior-
estry and Fire Association.
Reports Win Be Gl
At the monthly meeting of officers
bv representatives who have just re-
aningion rood .vciminisirflior i turned from conferences in Washing
ton, D. C These Include Chester J.
Hogue, the secretary; George K. Ger-
linger, of La Grande, and V. B. Nettle-
ton, of Seattle. Messrs. Gerlinger and
Nettleton sat in the conference at the
National Capital, which has the power
of adjusting prices.
Lloyd J. Wentworth. Oregon district
Home iom Eastern Conference.
SPOKANE, Wash., March 27. (Spe
cial.) "The supplies available and the
requirements of our allies make nec
essary not merely the small savings of
wheat heretofore nrrom nllshed. hur the
nrartlml elimination of wheat nroducts director of wooden ehlp construction
.... I . v. l ' . t.- ? . . . i ; 1 1
as a major food Irom now until .the -"" ""-Bi-y
next harvest." also be expected to give reports ot
State Food Administrator Hebberd. vital interest to tne lumbermen, air.
in these words, summed up the wheat I Wentworth arrived at home last night
crisis upon his return yesterday from I from a series of conferences with the
a conference of state administrators Emergency Fleet heads at Washington.
with Herbert Hoover at Washington. Members of the Willamette Valley
"All rules announced bv the admin-I Lumbermen's Association will hold
istration as the result of the confer- session in the Gerlinger building at 11
ence are in effect In this state," he
said. "While they are radical changes,
I am sure our people will accept the
situation quite loyally."
o'clock tomorrow morning.
r Iep.l.le far I award Drift, and
I .til It r.mi . Relief ( aa
Be Kapeeted.
Pendleton Gives French and Italian
Officers Glimpse of West.
PENDLETON, Or.. March 2". (Spe
cial.) Pendleton saved the reputation
of the West today by staging for the
benefit of Count Larocliette, of the
French arm-, and Lieutenant Cantoni,
of the Italians, a miniature round-up.
When he learned that the visiting of
ficers had been watching anxiously all
i. aaaa. ii El El S3 G
.very Housewife
should have one of our
convenient and system
permits recording the
amount and purpose of
each home expenditure
for an entire year. Call
or send for one NOW.
. Lest You Forget
Income Tax Statements
must be filed before next
Ration of Men Making Gallant
. Resistance Reduced.
I Office of Internal Revenue Collector
W ill Observe Long Honrs to Ac
commodate Public.
For the accommodation of those who
have failed "to file their Income tax
the way from inicago lor signs ot in-i statements, the office of Collector o
dlans snd cowboys. L. J. W'entworth, I internal Revenue Xlilleiv beginning to
O' roriuna, a niemuer oi mc iJKrit,
telegraphed the Round-up officials here
I day, will be open from 8 A-.M. to 7
asking what they could do.
I PT M. for the remainder of the week.
On brief notice they turned out in I The time for filing thes.vstatements
, : . . 1 .U. Mil . . a r . . . i 1 ,
iiiic biji. . ii.ii Hurl?, an ucilvu in p.j e.uircs at nuun iicai, .viuiisjriy. ipru 1
1 . V. - t . 1 I
Single persons, who earned, and re
colors, on the arena. One of the
uV and Hdden during the few minX, " ' "'
tho train was hre. The officers en
joyed the spectacle.
Dale of National Encampment An-
iionnt-etl by Tl. W. McBride.
in 1917, and married persons whose
income reached $2000 or more for the
same year, must file statements. The
income tax need not be paid to the
Government before June 15, but the
law expressly provides that the state
ments must be filed before noon next
Failure to file the statements within
the specified time will subject the in
dividual to a severe penalty ranging
from a fine of ?-'0 to 12000 or im
prisonment, not exceeding' one year,
Prnilrntlary Term Imposed
aMf)lng In Questionnaire.
SAS rr. N045CO. March 17. Mrs.
Gertrude Wilson. IS. wife of an Ameri
can soldier in anc, was sentenced
to a year and a day In th. penitentiary
br I'nlted States Pis trie t Judge M- T.
foottng today for falsifying to the
draft questionnaire of William Lloyd
Whiteside, who waa sentenced to two
years In McNeil Island Federal penitentiary-Mrs.
Wilson posed as Whltesides
wife la an attempt to. help him escape
miUuty service.
The tendency of merchandise prices
111 continue upwprd, according to
Samuel Itosenblatt. who recently made
buvlng trip to Cleveland and other
Kastern cities Ip-the Interest or Mmuei
Itosenblatt A Co. The wsr Is responsible
or th. perpendicular price tin. he de
clares, and until the war ends none
peed look for relief.
"These things have been brought
home very pointedly to me since my
trip Kast." said Mr. Roaenblatt. "ilood
merchandise Is scarce, higher priced,
and It s going to cost more and more as
the m-ar goea on.
"Wool Is needed by the Army, and
It's needed by the civilians In their
clothing. In a few words, the result
of hitch-priced wool shows in one of
tmo wayseither your clothes will have
less wool in them, or )ou'll have to
pay more.'
Kastern houses are crowded with
mercantile, buyers from every part of
America, said Mr. Rosenblatt. With the
unusual war activity In other lines the
situation is such that hotel accommoda
tions are scarcely to be had In any of
the Kastern cities. Tn general merchan
dise Is about 40 per cent higher than
in normal seasons.
Comparison of prices prevailing in
I'ortland with those or Kastern cities I
Information received by local rail-
wv offices nlaces the opening day of
the Grand Army encampment, to be held I or both, in the discretion of tho court.
in this citv. as Mondav. August 1. I isext luesnay, ine oince or me oi-
While the encampment had been I lector ot internal r;cvenue win Degin
scheduled for approximately this time. I checking up the records of the office,
the definite date is now for the first I when those who are required to file
time announced bv Adjutant-General I reports and railed to do so will be
Kobert W. McBride, of the Grand Army I promptly called to account.
of the Republic.
The &2d National encampment of the
Grand Army will summon thousands of
veterans to Portland, from all parts of
the 'Lnlon. and will be In progress
throughout the week of August 19.
Attending Physician- Says Patient
Has Good Day and Is Recovering
Streetcars to Ron Over Viadt-ct at
Sandy Road in Short Time.
T. B. Wilcox, president of the Port
land Flouring Mills, who returned from
a recent Eastern trip, is ill at his city
home. King and Park streets.
Mr. Wilcox is chairman of the mill
ing division of the Food Administra
tion for the North Pacific Coast, in-the
interests of which he made a trip to
Washington. Upon his return he be-
Construction of the fill over which
the streetcar tracks arc to be built
across tho new viaduct at Kast Thirty-tii-inlh
and Sandv boulevard will be
cnmnleted thi. week, according to R. I came ill and has been bedfast since.
V L-rmn.r, itv Fnpineer. in rharcre I nr. . (J. jeneras, autuiuing nii.vsi-
of the nroject. The Portland Railway, cian. said last night the patient had a
Light & Power Company will start Igood day snd is recovering.
laying its tracks as soon aa the work
is done. I Conrt Expedites Work.
As soon as this fill Is finished the I
contractors will rush work on the fill CHECHALIS, ash.. March 27. (Spe-
over the roadway. It is the aim to get I clal.) The jury terms of court just
this completed and the roadway paved I ended was most expeditious. Nineteen
ithin a month and a halt or two cases, including two nrst-aegree mur-
months. I der cases, one of wmch took: a week.
were disposed of In 20 days. Several
convinced him that Paciflc Coast busi- I Phone your want ads to The Orego- j cases were settled out of court and a
nus men arc not setting any more fori nian. ilain 7070, A 6094, 1 few continued. '
This Country's Programme of Ce
real Exports Already 800,000
Tons Behind Hoarding of
Food Will Be Curbed.
WASHINGTON. March 27. Informa-
ion that the bread ration of the
French soldiers who are facing the on
slaught of Germany's armies has been
ut because of the shortage of wheat
has led the Food Administration to
plan drastts measures to cunb hoard
ing in this country.
Wherever-there is evidence to sup
port a suspicion that the withholding
f food on which may depend the out
come of the War is due to disloyalty
or profiteeering, it was said tonight,
prompt action will be taken.
State administrators have been re
minded that the food law authorizes
the requisitioning of grain in the
National emergency and have been
sked to be diligent in their investiga-
ion of cases of alleged hoarding. They
wlll forward the evidence obtained to
Washington, where steps will be taken
as the individual cases warrant.
Allies .Needs Imperative.
Wheat for the allies becomes more
mperative as the season progresses
because of the big loss In shipping
corn or potatoes alter April 1, when
he period of germination sets in.
I'd to March 15 the Lnitea states was
800,000 tons behind in its programme
of cereal exports. Much of the pro-
ramme was to have been corn, dui
the breakdown In railroad transporta-
ion delayed shipment so that wheat.
which earlier in the year had been
ven priority, had to be sent atjroaa
to avert famine.
As only wheat and barley can tie
shipped after April 1, the public is
being asked to cut its consumption of
heat to 50 per cent of normal, ana
,-en that sacrifice banely will stretch
supplies to meet demand unless every
ushel he d on larms ana in ware-
ouses is put on the market.
Receipts at Mills Dwindle.
The March 1 report of the Depart
menf of Agriculture showed 111,000,
nnn bushels of wheat on tarms ana
9 bushels in elevators.
Since the agitation in congress to
- . . . .OCA
nrrpaSA the price OI w neat
ereints at mills have dwindled irom
8.000,000 bushels to 3,000,000 bushels
The only requisitioning ordered so
far has been in the case or two Drotn
ers of German ancestry, living in New
Mexico, who refused all offers for
wheat they had raised and bought. No
distinction was made by tne Jiaminis
tration between the grain raised by
the two men and that purchased and
stored by them.
"Third Oregon Itegment. is In France
with the rest of the boys, according to
a letter received yesterday by employes
in the Health Bureau. This is the first
letter received by them since he went
Dr. Marcellus says he is having some
wonderful experience in his medical
work. In commenting on sanitary con
ditions in the French, town where he
is stationed he says the town is about
100 years behind in modern facilities.
Shipyard Workers Resent Remarks
of Roumanian Blacksmith.
SEATTLE, Wash., March 27. (Spe
cial.) Because, they eaid, David Shaf
fer is an unregistered alien enemy
without proper papers and that he had
made seditious statements, his fellow
workers in the blacksmith shop at
Ames shipyard Tuesday afternoon
placed him on an iron pipe and gave
him a rough, bouncing ride to the yard
Following his riding the rail' mem
bers of the National Guard took him
into custody and held him until police
officers arrived and took him to the
station. He was placed in the city jail
awaiting Investigation by the Federal
Shaffer says that he is a Roumanian
and that he has been in the United
States about two weeks, coming here
from Vancouver.
Thomas Holmes, Friend of London's
Poor, Passes Away.
LONDON, March 27. Thomas Holmes,
who for the last 23 years had given
his attention to Improving the con
ditions under which London's poorest
toilers wonk and live, died yesterday
after an operation. He was born in
184, and was an ironworker early in
life. He was editor of the London
Phone your want ads to The Orego
nian. Main 7070, A 6095.
3 SEEK 10
Governor Falls to Announce IVaiue of
Man Who Will Be in Charge of
State Constabulary.
Though Governor Withycombe spent
some time in Portland yesterday con
ferring with friends and military men,
he did not announce appointment of a
commander for the new state constabu
larlv. to be officially known as the Ore
gon Military Police. It had been thought
the Governor would make Known nis
choice while In the city.
Those In close touch with the situ
ation said that the three candidates for
the $3600 Job whose chances must be
rated best are Major Richard Ueich,
Captain L. R. Kollock and Colonel P.
N. Dunbar. Major Deich Is commander
of the Oregon State Guard. Colonel
Dunbar was formerly commander of the
Third Oregon. Captain Kolloch heads
Company G, of the Multnomah Guard.
While here the Governor made It
plain that the Military Police is to be
composed exclusively of members of
the state militia, which It Is now
planned to increase to 3000 men. ' The
militiamen will be thoroughly trained
under officers commissioned by the
Governor. They win Decome military
police, subject to orders of the com
mander, only as occasion demands and
calls are issued. Ordinarily the calls
unon aruard units for men to serve as
police will be filled by voluntary serv-
ce. In a possiDie serjous situation,
however, entire units may be assigned
to special police duty. When any such
emergency passes the men will resume
their original status as Oregon state
Get a small bottle of Danderln. at any
drugstore for a few cents, pour a llttl.
into your hand and rub well into th.
scalp with the finger tips. By morning
most. If not all, of this awful scurf will
have disappeared. Two or three appll.
cations will destroy every bit of dan
druff; stop scalp itching and falling hair.
Hurry, Mother! Remove Poisons
. From Little Stomach,
Liver Bowels.
Give "California Syrup of Figs'1
if Cross, Bilious or
Dr. Marcellus Writes That trench
Towns Are 100 Years Behind.
Citv Health Officer Marcellus. who
went Into the Army with wbat was the
No matter what alls your cnlld, a
gentle, thorough laxative should aiwaya
be the first treatment given.
It your little one Is out-of-sorta, halt
sick, isn't resting, eating and acting
naturally look. Mother! see If tongu.
Is coated. This is a sure sign that th.
little stomach, liver and bowels ar.
clogged with wast. When cross, irri
table, feverish, stomach sour, breath
bad or has stomach-ache, diarrhoea.
sore throat, full of cold, give a tespoon
ful of "California Syrup of Figs," and
in a few hours all th. constipated poi
son, undigested food and aour bile gent
ly moves out of th little bowela wits
out griping, and you have a well, plays
ful child again.
Mothers can rest easy after giving
this harmless "fruit laxative," because
it never falls to cleanse th lt';tle one's
Kver and bowels and sweeten the atom,
ach and they dearly love Its pleasant
taste. Full directions for babies, chil
dren of all ages and tot grown-up
printed on each bottle.
Beware uf counterfeit fig syrups.
Ask your druggist for a bottlo of
"California Syrup of Figs:" than a.
that it Is made by th "California Vis
fi;-rup Company.". . '