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HOLD VJWP HAliD
Tieup So Complete .., Shipping
Board. Calls .for Volunteers,"
Offering Increased Pay. .
New York. July 17.(U. P.) An
drew Furuseth, - president of the In
ternatlonal seamen's union, was here
today to investigate the strike situa
tion preparatory to reporting on con
ditions to the seamen of the Great
- Lakes and Pacific coast.
' Although one or two steamship own
ers were -reported to have granted the
demands, of the seamen, the . tie-up ap
parently wsa as complete as at any
time . alnce the strike was called last
With the cooks, stewards and sailors
now on . atrike, the engineers on the
verge of going out and the order of the
, shipping board to dismiss strikers ef
fective, the water transportation sltua-
- tlon here and at other Atlantic coast
ports had , reached a critical stage.
As no embargo had been plaoed -s on
freight from inland points, the conges
tion on wharves and at . railroad ter-
mtnals was increasing; hourly and peri
ishable freight was epoUlng in large
quantities.. .-.-1,: ...-..,
To rellevs the situation at least tern'
porarily, the shipping board last night
. called for volunteers to man ships un
der Its control, but it was admitted that
it would be difficult to get licensed men
to take the places of the strikers. The
board offered to pay the increased sal-
ary proffered - the unions. -.--,.-.,
Meetings were to be held today by
steamship owners, marine workers and
shipping board members separately and
Dies at His' Borne
In His 86th-Year
. Albany, July 17. An invalid . for two
years. Joseph Feirstein died at his
home here Tuesday night in his eighty'
sixth year. He was born in Germany,
October 24. 1883, and came to this coun
try while a young man and to Oregon
nearly 30 years ago. residing at Cor-
valiis from 1890 to 1904,' when he moved
to Albany. He is survived by his widow.
one son. John, who resides In Albany,
and two daughters, Mrs. Frank Albrecht
of Albany and Mrs. Edward McNeil of
St. Helens.' ' v.. -.
: Sergeant Hoflich Returns
- Albany, July 17. Sergeant Herman
ITofliclV' a member - of the s 405th tele
. phone- battalion of the signal corps, ar
rived here Wednesday after practically
two years' service overseas.
Man Saves Swimmer :
Albany; July -17. Frightened over
finding himself in deep water and being
a poor swimmer, Harold steel was saved
; from drowning Wednesday evening by
' Eugene Homback. -
John Giblln Dies
Albany, July 17. John Glblin. for
merly a resident and proprietor of the
St, Charles hotel of this city. 'died Tues
day at Victoria. B. C.v from the effects
.of paralysis. The Elks lodge of Vic
toria has been requested ; to 'Ship the
body here for Interment.
49 Days of Drouth;
, Idaho Is Hard Hit
Salt Lake, : July. 17. Today was the
fiftieth consecutive - day without rain
: in this district. Idaho, according to crop
experts, is. the hardest hit by the
' drought. The wheat crops, they declare,
are 90 per cent loss. The Snake river.
it Js said, is the lowest it has been for
the past 25 yesra -
Boys Arrested on . v
Charge of R6 Dbery
. At Silverton Freed
Salem July J7- Louis'. Tebeau and
Howard .Coffman, paroled men, arrested
In ..; Portland last - week, : charged with
complicity In the robbery of the Julius
Alms' store at Silverton, were acquitted
Wednesday. The boys produced evi
dence to prove that they were working
in Portland at the time of, the robbery
The i boys testified :. another " ex-convict,
Fred : Wagner, had hired them to
take him from Portland to Eugene and
return. They , said they suspected noth
ing until. .Wagner began gathering in
the loot from his hiding places en route.
When they returned to Portland they
were picked up by the . police on a
charge of speeding with the stolen loot
and the stolen car In their possession.
Wagner, having beaten a hasty, retreat
upon the approach of the, officials. ..."
: Tebeau and Coffman. however, will
be returned to the state prison, their
paroles having been revoked on their
own statement to the effect that they
had received stolen good a They were
originally committed to the penitentiary
from Portland for automobile stealing.
WHEAT LAND NEAR '
$105! ACRE IN SALE
$67,000 Paid by I. L Hagen for
Plot, Owned by Fred Blinn,
.Who Shares the Crop. ;
Pendleton, July 17. A section of wheat
land northwest of Pendleton, in the Cold
Springs - section was sold . Wednesday
by Fred Blinn to LL Hagen for (67.000.
The land is being farmed by Sheldon
Taylor. Blinn bought the farm three
months ago for the same consideration.
but will realise $14,000 profit for his one-
third . Interest In the " crop now being
harvested on the ranch. -
, Spangle' to Attend ? Shoot
Pendleton. July 17 Ray Spangle of
Pendleton will be a representative of the
Pendleton Rod and Gun r club at the
O rest -American handicap Shoot at Chi
cago, August 11 to 15, it was announced
today. Spangle is one of the most prom
islng trapshooters In the northwest and
has maintained an average - better than
97 per cent.
Still Above 100
Pendleton,-: July- 17. Wednesday was
het fourth consecutive day in which Old
Sol has forced the mercury above 100 de
grees. The day was slightly cooler than
Tuesday,- when the mark reached 110,
the high point being . 104.
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- Hrs. Swalnbank Burned
Pendleton,: July 17. - Mrs. Robert
Swalnbank was severely burned here
Wednesday when she upset a pan of hot
Man Slain With Hook
Iri Wake of Quarrel
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Twin : Falls, Idaho, July. 17. M. F.
Grossvenor, a ditch rider, faces a charge
of murder In the second degree, in con
nection with the death of E. L. Van
Riper, with whom Grossvenor is alleged
to have quarreled and then hit over the
head with a week-hook. Van Riper died
In a hospital. v ,
Ranger Station Burned
Chehalis, Wash.,- July 17. Fire' com
pletety destroyed the r&nger station at
Lewis, in extreme Eastern Lewis coun
ty, buildings and contents being a total
loss. - Will i Be the was the.' ranger . in
charge. - i ' - v
SIX KITS GRANTED,
FOR SOf.iiiiER HOiuES
Sites in National Forests Are Of
fered at Nominal Rentals'and
Many Ate. Taken, ' ' c
Six permits for summer homes . on
Zigzag, river about a half mile from
Rhododendron and about 40 miles from
Portland have "been granted by the
forest service within the last few days.
c; J. Buck of the department of lands
has announced-; ' f '.
stantly Increasing in popularity ' with
the prospect of the early construction of
the -Mount Hood loop road. People are
now going out Sunday In - their auto
mobiles, selecting their sites and apply
ing at ' the forest service for , permits
the : next day. Only about 90, home-
sites are left and these will go to the
first : applicants. ' says Mr. s Buck.-- An
annual rental of only 95 is charged for
the sites. -
Throughout-Oregon and Washington,
applications for summer homes are In
creasing rapidly since the war. some of
them coming from as far east aa Boston.
The McKenzle river with its fine Zisn-
ing is the scene for many new summer
homes in process of construction, and
Odell lake In the Deschutes forest ana
near the road to Crater lake, has just
been surveyed for a number of summer
homes ites and two homes have already
been started. Twelve more lots are now
available at Odell lake, which is one of
the most beautiful spots - in Oregon.
. Fifteen applications have ' been re
ceived for homesites in the Washington
forests during the last month, most of
which - are - on - the" slopes - of Mount
Suspect of Auto s-
.V Theft Is . Sought
. Salem. July 17 George Jackson.
mechanic , employed at the Salem Auto
Bxchange,' Is being sought by Marlon
county officials in connection with the
disappearance of a 1919 automobile
from the garage early Wednesday morn
ing.. The automobile bore license tag
No; '48902. No formal charge has been
lodged against Jackson. He is described
as being 24 years of age. welrhlnr
about 180 pounds, heavy set and of dark
complexion.-: - :
Are Let at Yakima
v. Yakima. Wash., July " 17. Contracts
for the construction 1 of sections of the
Inland Empire highway in his county,
a total of 8.3 miles, were awarded to
.A. L. Clarke Co, who will build the
section from Parker bridge to Piland
bridge at a cost of 195,889, and Savage
ft Cornell, who win build 6.8 miles from
Sunnyside to - Granger, at - a cost of
8143.96S. Both .are local companies.
Oentralia Phone? ;
Tv Girls to" Unionize
Centralis, Wash., July 17. MIm Mabel
Leslie, an International organizer for
the telephone operators . branch of the
Brotherhood of Electric . Workers, will
form a local union of operators here to
night. Tuesday night many operators
signed - applications for membership In
the new union. Miss Leslie stated at
the meeting that a strike of operators
probably wm not be called here.
8. A H. Green Stamp for cash. Hoi
man Fuel Co, Main 358, A-S353. ' Block
wood, short r slabwood. - Bock Springs
ana utan coai: sawaust. Adv. i .
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You pipe smokers ; mix a
1 little VBULL DURHAM
t i ft
with your favorite: tobacco.
'It's like sugar in your coffee.
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