Image provided by: University of Oregon Libraries; Eugene, OR
About The Coos Bay times. (Marshfield, Or.) 1906-1957 | View This Issue
t w'lmfiwwf '"
THERE llNOJIL!liAjTTR POSITION TO MAKE TROUBLE FOR YOU THAN A FOOL FRIEND
APArtn " ice ... THF dcqt
Bt AND ALWAYS BOOSTS
AC NEWSPAPER FOR ALL
SUUinwcoi w.h-wvm. ......
iU BUS IT
il i a y
MKMHEIt OP THE ASSOCIATION IMtKSS
An Tlio foam Miiil
THURSDAY, APRIL 6, 1916 EVENING EDITION
fls still Succccgl In
CE WEAR SATEVO
I cavalry Dstachmcnt Probably
Has Keacneu nun rai
iiinrSlorli's Come as lo Where VIIIii
Win Hiit Ai my Officers Pu(
More I'lUli '" ltl'"n,t '""J ",,s
' (UAnt Townul hnntli
J IIITOHT MEXICANS
! B, AotllJ l'" " "" "' "rlmr,-1
MEXICO CITY, April C. -General
to tlio war department today
that tlio capture or Villa
within n very Bliort tlmo wiib
certain, lie said tlio consti
tutionalists again rcporlud to
hiva located Villa and mn-
A rnnml.tfl llllll.
B XuotUlM Trtm lo Cool Ily TlntM.
SAN' ANTONIO, Tomib, April fl.-
The most advanced cavalry, detach
nents engaged In running down
Villi aro beyond communication to
ijijr and at KuiiBton'H hondqtinrtora
It li believed tlioy nro already iib far
south as Satcvo, whence tlio trail
extend toward Parral.
Conflicting reports as to the
lhereabouts of Villa aro rcrolvod,
kt Funston and his fltaff place more
credenca In tlio report that ho was
la the vicinity of Satovo Tuosdav
tid trawling south.
PIUCTKUMiV ASSt lti:i) K. P
Wll.h PIT l'l' HPILDIXOS
One Tor Marnhrirld ami Oilier Km
.Vortli lUnd Modern Stnictiiics
Complete hy .Inly
Prand now depots for North llond
1 for Jlnrshfleld, to ho erected
lihln tlio next four months, arc
practically a certainty. .Mouthers "I
the construction dopartmont or the
inroad party that loft this morning
or LuReno again, mado a thorough
iMItctloii of the Southern Pacific
Wt In both cities this morning
using with them mais and cliartr
v me gruuiiiiH.
They would give out no further
information UioiikIi ono or tluVm
jropped tlio remark that thoy would
w to hurry with tho buildings In
Wcr to Ret thorn dono bororo the
"rough Irvine Is liiHtltutod In the
"r part of July.
Probably in YiikN
y,Ju,M Wonts and purposes the
MlMlngi will iio situated In the
mas now owned hy tho S. 1 In
m i cities. in Xortl, ,,0ul tlle
rsuroad men uro pleased with the
' of tho land, because of tho fact
in I 1 "a ",0 8tr'l1 ow"l '8 Wltlr-
l,,?? ln. Marhhflold thero Irt a
H'JiVK 8 sala tl,0' will make
i oet of this anyway.
Comes l'i on, Mr. ,
.,,1' '?ct regarding tho building
Ub i1ieiD0,.,.m,"l romo fm win
Sf, 'Tl' chl01 engineer, It was ox
tt 1"nBmut'li H ho Is head ol
bsn??tr",on aimrtinont and
Offb inuiitt undor hl3 Jurisdiction
vi lais of tho party will make
from ,rromm,ilntlons to him and
driSiu i .Uk0 wlu col,,e th0 nrst
ihnn', tl10 l0fat'on or tho railroad
iZLT of U, officials would
Whin! i a,n oi'lnlon. Thoy said
dot0r?J,art bcon tloo nut the
Moior c-ar as yet.
he f"S,d ,vttoml norll' ta a,,out
UlnihSl.0.' '"Wraoll avenuo. It
2?ated ,tnat U, dont w
WOMEN FARM WORKERS
TO HAVE COSTUME,
KjWlanil They will Wear Coat,
W'0t Skin, Gaiters ami a
l'lr of Stout Hoots.
' .!! rrw, ,0 Coot ItaJ TBei1
bead NlfX' Aprn G Lonl Sel,)orno
mut ' tho ar agricultural eom-
fost ' 1,ai approved of a model
and h fr womon fr'n workers,
tostum. " en ,0 BMp,,1' tUe
m.,l: "ly pr,ce3 t0 ,ocal
of a 7 costume consists
nthinl and ahort 8klrt of durable
lte! ,,nalera'. together with
ot th 8,out ,)008- The price
'"-IMI 75 and the gallon, fl.
ft. . Ok. A
I Consolidation of Times, Const Mnll
nnd Coom liny Advertl.mT.
II. D. SCOTT HERE
ClONIOItAh .MANA(ii:it SOl'TllKltV
I'ACIKIC, CO.MKS WITH I'AIITV.
OcllKlitiMl With l'l 1st Trip to Coin
liny Make Hurry-up Visit, to
tliu Kml of tlio liluo.
W; U'. Scott, gonoral nmy.aKor and
vlco president of the .Southern Pa
cific, Ih enthusiastic ovor his flint
trip ln to Coos Hay. lie arrived
hero yesterday aflornoon on tho
first train, IhIiik accompanied liy
sovornl other officials of tho South
ern Paelllr, and expects to remain
hero looking over company inatteri
until tomorrow morning when he
will return to Snn Francisco.
"This hi my frlst trip all tho way
through," ho declard. "I like It;
I like your coitntiy down hero," and
ho spoke ns though ho meant It.
Xotliln New to Hay.
Ho protested there Is nothing
new to announce regarding tho line,
though ho said ho would he glad
when the schedule arrives so that
tho service may he continued on
through to Powers. This llino tahl'j
Is expected hero within a few days
and will go Into effect Immediately.
Taken (lour Tlirdugli.
Mr. Scott said that ho does not
expect u change In the piejynt
schedule, It doing inmored that
thoro might ho one.
lie said that ho enjoyed tho cn
tli'o trip ln here. Yesterday after
noon tho train Unit arrived horo
continued on through as far uh
Myrtle Point, taking tho officials
'to tho end of tho Southern Pacific
'tracks, on a special trip. They ic-
turncd about S p. in.
Those In I'aity.
In tho party arcotnpanylug Mr.
Scott aro K. ft. Hurkhaltcr, superln
tondeut Portland dlvls'on Southern
Pacific, II. A. llliuhuw, general
freight agent; Ralph Moody, chief
counsel In Oregon for the Southern
Pacific; V. .M. Solfert, nsglstimt
superintendent Portland division; J.
II. Harlow, assistant engineer undor
William Hood; II. P. Ilooy, assist
ant engineer In charge of Willam-
otto Puclflu coustriictlnu, Willis II.
Jenkins, traveling passongcr agent
This morning the officials were
out bright and early, hurrying about
making a thorough Investigation of
tho railroad situation hero before
BE ASKED OUT
Diplomatic Aspect Has Arisen
Regarding American Ex
pedition In Mexico.
Mexican Officials Would Know
How Long Soldiers In
tend to Remain.
USE OF ROADS DELAYED
Some Think It Is Due to Hcsliv Koi-
Aiiicrlcntis to l.cnw) Ate On a
"Hot Trail" Whirls May Ho
Hegnided Soon as Cold.
lllf AMoilateJ I'rPMi tn Con IUf Tlinm I
WASHINOTON. I). C. April !.- -Attention
of the administration was
formed today on the diplomatic as-
P"cim or me American exiieuiiinu
MK.VKUX HAMHTS SHOOT OWX
PASSIINt.'KHS lU'H.V TIIIJ.M.
Victim of Slaughter Include Women
ami Children .Military Train
Provides A'o Aid.
tllr AmocUtoil I'mu lo Cr Ilr Tlmrn.
KAUICDO, Texas, April 0. l'lfty
persons, Including women and chil
dren, wero murdered hy bandits ho
lwo"ii Torreon and Zavntaces on
.March -S, when muiauders wrecked
a train on which they wero riding,
acocrdlng to word brought hero to
day by passengers.
Shot Down ami Hupmcd.
Tlle bandits acocrdlng to the story
told bore, wrecked tho train and
shot down the passengers ono by
one as in'.!' emergen iroiu me
wilt it a go.
When all the passengers were
killed or wounded, tho baudlt3 set
flio to tho wieckage anil cremated
Xo Aid Is (ilwii.
Struggle Between Two Armies
Paris Claims Enemy Is Re
pulsed West and East of
the Meusc River.
GERMANS TAKE ONE POINT
Admitted That They Penetrated
Kicueli Positions A Ion;; tho Avo-
roui't-Hellvrlnroujil J.luo tli'It
Mi Sunved Springing; .Mines
lllf Amh, uhhI Vrrnn In Cmm Itaj Tlmr
I.O.N'DO.V, April C. A dosporato
all li lull t struggle around Wcrdiin
resulted Id substantial gains for tho
(;i:h.mx cm:itsi:. itohtkh is
l)IC8THOVi:i) IIV Alil.lCS
I'lfiich ami ltiltMi Siuadrou of War
Vessels Mnko the Attack ami
Captuio (Jcinmii Crew
t Ilr AmoilnlM I'm to (' llr Tlmn.
PAHIS, April G. A rjoriuan sub
murlno 'niii sunk jcjitordlny by a
siiiiadron of French and llrltlsh war
ships, tho ministry of marine has
announced. Tho crow was captured.
srn.MAiti.Ni: Isixkh huitisii
STUA.MIIH ZIIXT KIMdXO TWO
o American expedition! " ""J ""' uhuhmuk uio
r u,.,n ,i,inru Minro'imssenger tra'n reached the wrecked' crouch north of Avocourt. west or
....'. ..!.. ..I....!.. .. ft ........ ...I I... t . I il... At. tl I.. .......... ........1 ...KM.
to Mexico. In some quarters thoro passenger uirn reacneu ine wrccneii ''""" "U11" Ul ..mni. ..
Is a strong Inclination to connect t,al" shortly afterward, hut turned tho Meuso, Paris announced, will
tho defacto government's delay In hack to Torteon without londcrliiB oast of that stream tho Oerman i
permitting tho use of tho railioad any aid. 4 tacks on tho Kreiicho positions wo
for slilpiuont of suppl'es lo the I repulsed.
If lilted States forces with a desire
nf ('iirinnM tn invn tlio Ainellcan
soldiers leave Mexican soil.
It Is understood Cisrriiiia officials
on tho border made Informal Inquir
ing ii in Iwnv iiiiipIi lominr tbn ex-
ticd'tlon will remain In Mexico and
how far south It will go.
Tiall (.'citing (Mil.
Legally, tho American forces are
now niii-sulti:; what Is termed u
"hot trail." Xo great surprise will
tin iii'iMiRlnnnil bnrn If Currntizii sun-
gosts soon that the trull had becomo
cold nnd question the propriety of
tho American troops proceeding
IIS NOT SURPRISED
(mown M.VHi) stuiiktto citKirr
AltHIVAl OK llAIMCOAH
v.h paso, icxphctich cahkana
jiovh hi:pohti:d possiih,i:
.Voi Hi Heml Too (SIvch Xolsy Hcrop.
(Inn Mls'Mt Trip Kvrr" DimIiuxmI
This Is tho sorond day that Coos
Hav has had train sorvlco. Mucin
an n mattor of fact tlio cars rolled
through tho city this morning bound
north to Itoedsport; much as a matter
of fnct thoy will roturn at 3:. 10 p.
m. today. Hut novortlioless thore
Is a now spirit In tho air slnco "tho
railroad has como."
Groat crowilH lined tho track at
Xorth Hond and Marshflold yesterday
aftoruoou to welcome tho first train
rrom tho north. At North llond tho
high school liaiul was out, all business
Jiousos wore closed and a royal wol
como was given lo to nowcomer.
Many OWI Train
An hour hororo tho train was duo
to arrive In Marshflold the crowd hud
bogun to gothor at tho foot or Cen
tral nvonuo. Hocauso or tho heavy
traffic and It bolng tho first run, tlio
train was 4T minutes Into. Imn It
finally camo Into view up north I' rout
street thoro waB an excltod and ox
Old Timers Aro Tlieio
In tho waiting crowd wero mnnv
old timers who havo wallod eloso o
half a century for tho railroad to
como In In tho oestney of dollgh
mothors hold up lUtlo bablos and
cooed, "Oh, seo tho pretty choo-choo.
Tho cars stoppod at tho foot or
Central nvonuo nnd tho crowd was
lot off. Every ono or tho passongers
who had mado tho round trip to
Hcodsport, and there wora ninny vol
unteerod that It was tho beat tup
ovor and with not a hitch.
Tho train that lort KuKm? n'1"1"
eight o'clock yestordny morning was
composed or vesttnuio e'"". -sal
that better than fifty passen
gers mado tho trip through front
Transfer t Uiiipmm
Thoy arrived at tho north ba k
or the IJn.pqun about 12 o c look : bih
wero transferred across to Koods
port via tho steamer Kvi.
Tho train leaving 'MnrBhiltld at
7:30 ror Coqulllo Is mado up of ho
same coaches as tho north ound
train. On tho return It Is not oco,bn
sary, undor this arrangement, to
transror baggago to a second train.
Wlhh VISIT 1IKHK
Dr J T. Abbott suporlntendont
vt tlio Eugene district of the Ore
gon conresonce or tho MethofliBt
cliurch. will ho Here Saturday to
hold quarterly meeting ?"!;
at the M. K. church. He will picaili
., c lnv nt 11 a. ill.
wiuru oii "- - -
OKATOHS TO COMPETE
Tho annual IntercViss oratorlca
contest Si the Marshrie.dlUghBH.ool
will be held tomorrow eve nlng at b
n. m. In the high school tuditorlum
This will decide tho championship of
lie school and pick the con tes.an s
to represent to school in the utate
lias IUm-ii Itunioied Tlicro .Mexico
Would Ahk l'. H. Titiops (o !o
tOj Aoclteil rrw to Com lit TlinM.J
EL PASO. Texas, April i. Indi
cations In Washington that tho Cnr
rnnsMi govorninent might soon dic
tate to tho American govorninent
that tho troops pursuing Villa wero
f ullly following ii "com irau aim
that tho defacto govornmont would
MISS HATCH WIMi TAKE .1.1 XK
Dauglitt'i' of College PnirVhMir to lit
."Member or I'oul Peuuanent
Ilr amh'Iiix I'riii. to ("out IUr Tlmn I
NEW YOHK, April ii. Proressor
Emily 0. Hatch of Wellesloy collogo
was a passenger on a steamer leav
ing for Stockholm whero Miss Hatch
will becomo ci member of IKord's
permanent neutral peace conference.
Sho will net as alternate ror Mlus
A film iinltit nlnti,r tint Avnpniirt
Hethiucoiirt lino, however, It Is ad
mitted that tho Oormnus succeeded
In penetrating the French positions.
Hrltlslt Spilng MlucH
Tho Hrltish forces last night
sprang mines successrully near llull
uch, Loudon says. The British
bombardment about St. Elo and
north or tho Ypros-St. .lulen road
did serious damugu to tho (lurman
I'orly-elght More Aro Missing nnd It
In Koiuvil That They Aio
lt A wo, Mo 1 I'rma to Coin Slnjr Time
Qt'EEXSTOWN, April fl. Tho
Hrltish steamer tfont, UNIX) tons
gross, was torpedoed without warn
ing east or Kastnot. Porty-eignt
mentbors or tho crew nro missing
and BUpposed to bo drowned. Two
men wero killed. Tho captain and
nine or tho crew landed here.
MR I BATTERY
(JEHMAXS ObAIM IIAVINO HONE
DAMAOE AT HPMi
Statement Snjs Airship Hropped
IJombs and HcMiojetl Iron WorliH
tn AwotUlist l'r to Coo nT Tlmrt.)
HEItlil.V, April fl. (Wlreloss to
Mrs. Wheeler and Mrs. Swift,
of Seattle, Killed In Own
Home Last Night.
Victims Beaten to Death With
Axe and Hammer, Found
Stained With Blood.
NEPHEW IS 'EXAMINED
I 'oil fo Interview Howard H. KlnK
Hut He Is Xot Detained Mrs,
Wheeler Was 7(1 Years Oltl nnd
nor jsiMiiT, M,v. HWin, is mi
t lr AworUlo-l Vtn lo Cn' lit Time.
SEATTLE, Wash., April C Mrs.
Corrlno Wheeler, aged 7(5, nnd hor
sister, Mrs. Kate IV. Swltt, a god 53
who wero slain and robbed of $2,
000 last night In their homo, woro
ovldontly beaten to death with an
ax and hammer, which wero round
stained with blood.
Howard S. King, nephow or tho
women, wan ovntniiied by tho pollco
hut was not detained.
May llnio Hecu Two.
The police aro convinced tw6 mon
committed tho murders. In addi
tion to the blows on tho head, Mrs.
Wheeler was cut In tho throat with
mage Mini men i ""-; ..'... ...i i...
Oorinan troops stormed tno vll- pnyviuo.; -u o uunm.. "'"'''V
ucourt on tho Avocourt- " "'''y'- '-""'"
Intro of Itnucoiirt
Hethiucoiirt front, Herlls
INKER I BURNED
STEAMEIt DKSTHOVKD AT
I'lve Thousand Hiurcls or Oil Itni-ii
With Clio Host Owned hy Mexi
can Oil Company
in, AiwuiM rrtM to Com In; Tlniw.,
NEW YOUIC. April (!. TI:o tan'
steamor San Cristobal, ownod by the
.Mox can () ro was uosiroyco oj
wOUHI i ,. ' ... .I. r. ftiwi it..klu tt
..- .! urn ifiutiintir wiiii ti.uiMi iniiioin
occasioned no Biirprlso In El Paso. "
Has Heen itepoueu
Thoro has boon Insistent roporls
hero that tlio do racto govcrninont ,
looked with no favoring eyo on the
rurthor pursuit or Villa heeaiiso thoi
prosonco or American troops on Me-
lean sou wn iuuns uu.. .....
to tho Carranzlstus.
Scouts Pass Through
Twonty Apacho scouts passed
through hearo onrly today onrouto
to the front. They mado an iinbrotc
oii rldo or fin miles rrom Fort Ap
acho to llolhrook. Ariz, and oven
did a war dance hororo taking tho
y.EPPELIX CXAHLE TO DO DAM.
AfH'J OX KNOLISH COAST
KuuMon Would Dlstrlliule
Along Ihe ISnttlrr
.Men Are Now Helng Assembled and
Drilled to Ahslst lingular Army
tilt Awo.'ltPl I'rwo lo Cikw IU, Tlni i
HIMAMA IS TAKINfJ SOME MIL
IT.! UV PHECAl'TloXS.
Massing of Troops On Her Hoi del
Has Caused d'ox eminent
to Take Action.
Ill, AwOilul TrrM ! I"" "f Tlmw.1
LONDON, April C. -A delayed
dispatch from Hiicharest says i that
In VOW Of tllO IIWII3KUIBUII ihhi'hw
r,,,iri'(MH nt 1 1 ulnar hi on
IUMH "" " -
WASHINOTON, I). C. April fl.
I'unston today asked tho war !
nnitniidit in Komi recruits listed tin
nier tho wont authorization or in,
j noil additional men, to Hrovnsvlll"
for distribution among tho liornor
' roglinoiits. Tho recruits now nrej(J (j ()M ,.lov,,.s nig f!mm 1
j ueitig itusuiiiiiii-u ..."i .,....... .
KlnKlo Alrhlilp Attempts Sixth Haiti
Hut Hrlllsli Succeed In Protect-
liy A' IIM rrw to Coui n7 Tlmm.J
LONDON, April fl. A nlnglo Zon
pQllii, which undertook tho fifth raid
i uiv Iiivh vih tirnveiited from
penetrating tho northeast coast and
forcotl to rieo nHor tho briefest visit
or this kind yet inailo.
Tho nlslit was clear with moon
light and without wind. Search
lights discovered tho raider over tho
son and nover onco lost him during
tho stay. ....
Tho Zeppelin approached the coast
flying low hut was forced to rise by
the hall or shells. After minion
....mo ...... h Hi.-. i.niiHt for about ten
llild , .w - --
minutes during which only a fow
bombs woro dropped, tho raider do
parted. , . , ,
Ono person was killed and eight
wounded during last nlglifn Zeppe
lin raid It wiih orflclally announced
! uiiii, inut nlL-lit attacked tho battery
near Hull, Knt'.lnnii, Willi iiouuis ami
destroyed tho largo Iron works near
HIHTISII CAPTt'HE TOWN l-'HOM ' According to roporta rocolved horo,
THEM XEAH .MESOPOTAMIA. Hiu.ooi) persons in .icrusaiom am
now receiving dally rntlons from tho
All Positions (mined Consolluateiij'A,,,,),.!,.,,,, jtolluf lMnd.
HELPING THE JEWS
AMEHICAX HELIKI' IM'XD AIDIXO
Four Hundred Thousand Person Ar
Helng (ilveti nations lvacli Day
in, amucuim rm tu mmmi nr tiui.j
AMCXANDUIA. Egypt, April .
A woman engaged In tho roller
work thoro writes:
"Everything hero costs four tlinos
tiinwl iv Hid llrltlsh. It was auuoiiuc
ed orflclally today. All positions
gained wero consolidated and tho
Turkish counter uttacka wero repulsed.
REBELS THE CITY
HUVOLTEHS IN CHINA HAVE
POSSESSIOX OK SWATOW.
Ql'ESTION lP IN
...;.....io.i fmiiiinr. tlio Hiuuuulaii
JV1I11IIWIIUI .-- -
govornmont Is taking 'necessary mil
HANK HOHHEIt (JETS 111(2 SUM AT
Loot The First National Hank ami
Then Mako INcnpo in an
Uj mocIt4 rr tf Cnot Br TIO)
CANOXSHCna. Pa.. April fl.
Two men robbed tho Klrst .National,
Ihink nt Houston. Pa.. thU nIornooi,
or Jlfi.OOO and oscaped In an .into-mobile.
fiidhina Slate Convention Will Act
I'pon It Wilson Admliilslriiliou
,11, AMocim.! I'rr H Cw nf Tlto 1
lvrviA km tini.is Iiul.. Aurll fl.
tho-l Drawn along coiuiiioitIuI' linos and
endorsing Falrimur.s lor rnmrnuiu,
tho tdatrorm drafted hy tho rMo
lutlons commlttoo In an all night
Mission was submitted to tho State
Hopiihlican Convention lnro today
Strict neutrality toward tho nntlons
engaged In war was recommended.
It denounces tlio wiisou auiumnun
Hon as "Inofficlont and oxtrava-
Niiiiiii Senate Candidates.
James E. Watson and Harry S
Vou. wnrn noinliisted for tho Lultou
Statos 3onato by acrlainaUon.
FLAX IS IIKHIEH
The monthly meotlng or the
Marshfleld Chambor of Commerco
will be held Friday evening, April
7t"' SoiINW MOTLEY. Fee rotary, has provided In the past only
Jll, Aw.ted Pr to ewoa tUf Tlmn.J
DUHLIN. April C Irish flax
shows a lemaikable rlsw In pr'co.
Tho minimum U now two hundreil
pounds por ton as against olaht)
pounds per ton boforo tho war.
Tlieor has boon some oxteiulon
ot flax growing undor the ndvlce of
tiio n-'rlfuilture deuartmont. Ireland
Protect Oteat Cities Against
tnr AMurUtcl I'rww to Co ll Tlmn.1
WASHINOTON, I). C, April fl.
Til i third Krout oloniont of tho na
tional preparedness program today
was hi ought Into tho liouso. It Is
tho Urgost fortification bill ovor
roported, and the first ulloiir ail'
nunl measiiies undor which It is
pioposod to ipnnil approxlinalely
twin ono una fnr Increasing and
..www.ii ini' tin, coast dofonses, al
ready doclared offlolally to bo su
perior to any In tho world, and to
mmniv an amnio store of rosorvo
ainmunlt'on for tho guns.
Provides HIk ('iins.
Included In tho bill aro provis
ions for mounting Ifi-lneh direct
flro rifles to guard New York, llos-
... r..... i.........lti,. iiiiil nlhrir e.ltltM
toil, rami riHiii."1-" ---- 7 ,
from long lanno naval bombard
ment, , . .. , ii,
cji...nl. I.w.l, ninrtiir luittorlOS Will
JIAIUUII-.I.V1. --- - .
i, .wi.in.i in the nrosoilt l.'-lucli
Plan Moving (Suns.
rnl, lo, !l1un tirnvIlleS fflT Id
Inch mobile howitzers, and II Inch
..r. r,,11rmiil rillH (O (ll)fOnil
points not protected by established
Louis ttorr It our plumber.
TJhby Coal, $5.00 ton.
I comparatively small part or tho flax
used In th linen Industries or Jiei
fast The tlax used has been largely
Phono 72.llmporled from Helglum and Russia
POHTLAXD AXD (JOOS HAY
SAII-H FHOM MAHSHFIELD
TllISDAY, APHIL I
FOIl IXFOHMATION PHONE U7H
TOM .1AM KS. A t. i Orenn Dock
10c TAXI PHONE IK-.I.
Foreign InlercstN Aro Helng iVo-
tected liy I'lilinl Mines ar
ship in roil uieie.
lllf AwnrUliwI Piw lo tm PJ Tlmf.)
Altl' t'hlim. Anrll fl. Tlio IOV-
oliitlonarloH have the entire city nf
Swatow In tholr possession. no
American gunboat Wllinlngton Is
piotecllug tho foreign Inteiosts at
SwbIow, The comiiiantler of tho
warship Is preparing to pioveni
riL'iitinu In tlm fore lun sections or
the city H tho government tioops at
tempt a recapture.
nml Enemy Attacks Aio
Sir AMmUlwt Tiww to Cum Ut "flniM.,
l.nMllMM Alii- K. T III tOWIl Or . . . . . .
ct w'. ?iTr"r:r:
poor chlldron Took llko oktAotons.
llroad in wry tloar anil tho pieces nro
very small. All tho rathors havo boon
taken away tor soldiers nnd tho moth
ers are uftsornhlo nnd weak."
An English woman who has arrived
horo Ironj Palestlno by way or Cyprus
stutes that tho Turks fully oxpoct
that tho Allies will Invade tho coun
try and are dovollug much onorgy
to preparations to repel tliom. Thoy
havo constructed numerous military
(roads. Thoy have fortified tho Mount
of Ollvoa nnd bollevo inai uioy navo
miido It Impregnablo.
Meanwhile, hIio says, tho oconomo
situation Is deplorable. It lo Impos
sible to oxport tho oranr.08 thoy hnvo
boon allowed to rot on tho treos,
Public oxociitlons aro frequent. At
.Infra, llnly llamls. tho chlor boat
iituu or a tourist ugoncy and tho Ka
vas (military courier) or tho Amorl
can consulato, well known to all tho
tourists In Palestine, baa boon hanged
"on a chargo or espionage. Emll
Knosovlch, a son or tho HrltlBh con
sular agent nt Jaffa, whb savod from
a similar fato only by tho Intorvon-
tlon ot Dr. Oluzobrook, tho Amerl-
can coiiBUl at Jorusaloin. Ho was ac
cused or having received lottora from
his rather, a rorugoo In Egypt.
(JEHMAN CHAXCELLOIPS STATE-
.MEXT CHEATES INTEHEST
Iteffiictl to Possllilo Evacuation tr
Helgiiim I'or l-Trst Time, Hut
Spoke or Conditions
(II, AMOIIItO'I I'tfM to Cl 1, TIlllM.
HEULIN, April fl. ( Wlroletw to
Hayvlllo.) Two statements or Chan
cellor von Ilethman llollwog's spooch
In the Uelchstag attracted ospedal
nttontlon, tho orsi noing an mm
slon to Hiibniarlna wnrraro and tho
relation or (loriuany with tho United
Stutes, and tho socoud bolng Intlnia
tlons regarding (lorniany'n po.co
terms whon ror the first tlmo ho ro
forrod to tho poiwlblllty or Oor
many withdrawing from Holgluiu.
which, however, ho sahl must ho a
u'mitii nt llvncmito
This was Intoniretod as an affir
mation that Gorinnny would not
evacuate a country whoro blood bad
been shod without recolvln neces
sary guarantees regarding If. ruturo
and that a "new HoIkIuiu" must In
tludo a siodal disposition for the
Flemish portion ot kingdom.
WAR GIVES PIANO
l, AollM rri to Com llf TlmM.J
LONDON. April C Ono of tin
incut curlouB results or tho war U
a veritable boom In the second hand
piano buslnoss. The roason ror this
Is that tlio work or making munit
ions ror tho mon st tho trout has
onablod so many peoplo to think ot
a piano who nover thought thoy
would own ono, and their atuioti in
como Is Just enough tor thorn to
utrord an old Instrument.
"Loss than two years ago, ex
plained a dealer, "pianos It more
than 20 yoara old, wero a roal drug
on tho market and many had to be
sold nt flrowood prlctu. Now wa
dealers cannot gt enough of them
t.i ......w.m.u.tk'in soil tor vory nur prices, i im
ami iiiaga.lnes for tlio PivMiylcrlaii u customer tho Bame prlco for a
ilium which ronthos ALL tlio people.
They engage public attention every
ill y Always on tlio Job.
lint. ,...m -- -- , -
i.wii..u uiiii ii 111 i-nll for (hem. 11 hen
xoii have a hunille, please phone one
'or the following: i!5IJ, LVJ, U17J. or
Ilr. Trtslle, 0teopatli, MaiMtfitdtll
paid mo for It sixteen
Dr. I). C Vaiifilian. Ttlt. Koot
tfO First National Hank bullOIss