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tiI.TV-SKV.K-TII YKAIt NO. 2H
HALEili OlUXiOX, Tl'KSUAV MOH.MMi, FKHKUAItY. SM,
i'lUCU HVU CXX? J
Government . Calls up Repre
sentatives of Two Forces to
Formulate Plan for Speed
ing up War Production
NATIONAL POLICY FOR
- LABOR TO BE FIXED
Session to Be Held Daily to
Bring Difficulties to
SALE OF BONDS
Bids on $500,000 Issue to Be
Opened by Commission
CESSATION IS AVOIDED
Completion of Road Building
Program for Year Is
"Peace Must Ensue Shortly"
Is Announcement; kHuns
Continue Unimpeded Ad
vance With Great Rapidity
r . A
TROTZKY REFUSES TO
DEATH LIST OF
STANDS AT 92
Only 44 Persons Saved by
Boat Crew From New
RESCUE WORK DIFFICULT
Sufficient funds to complete the
1918 road building program of the
Oregon state highway commission
were assured yesterday then federal
official InfiTrmpd the commission
I that the government would sanction
an Issue of J5.000.00U worm oi roan
bonds. The commission was ready to
sell the bonds two weeks ago but the
government requested that no bonas
be sold without Its consent, ana m3
government request was strengtben-
Esthonia and Livonia Are Or
dered Put Under German
WASHINGTON. Feb. 25. Meet
lpg at .the call of the government,
representatives of capital and labor
began conferences here today to
reach an arrangement designed to
.iriirni atA tn fl-figure a max-
yicvcrui. -v- - ... t I , w ,v. ..mnonlu nt-riore.l
imum rroaucnon aunng me vieu,wuu iue wuu wu.j..v. .
material necessary to maintain the
American armies In ranee. .
- Each side is represented by five
men who will choose two more to
represent tie general public. The
representatives of capital were
n.niM bv the national Industrial
their agents to vrithold bids unless
government consent were ootainea.
! Program Will lio M nrouRii.
While the commission, without an
issue of bonds would lack about
$600, OOt) of a sufficient amount to
fnmnlpte the program and would
manv of the projecta for the year.
the 1500,000 Issue, together with au
tomobile license money, will be
enough to put the program througn.
A request of the commission iwr
permission to sell bonds was tele
graphed to to the capital Issues
advisory committee at Washington
which passes on all oona issues
above 1100,000, and the reply was
that consent would be given as soon
Ten Women and Four Chil
dren Dashed Overboard
to Watery Graves
A . 0
by . the American eaerauou uk
Labor. . . '
a first meeting today tno
committee organized and beard Sec
r.urr Wilson outline the purposes
of the conferences. The confere
will meet dally hereafter and prob
ably for several weeks. , ,
National Policy to Be Fixed. . t
n th. haul of an agreement to
be reached, . the government will layas tne committee is furnished with
national labor oolicy for tho ...tflin Auto, relative to the proposed
duration of the war and will. If Issue. Acting upon this assurance G.
eseary to enforce It, seek legislation Ed Ro8g Becretary or tne commis
-ii-t nrTwr authority. Officials -ion. vesterdar drew up an adver
generally, however, believe that once Ulsement for bids which will be re
" -! i.w m brouaht into I ived tin to 11 o'clock. March 15,
an arrangement, its provisions will at the office of Chairman S. Benson,
be kDt without the necessity of in the Yeon building. Portland.
-?,-r.7.r-: 1 The bonds will be for 4 per cent.
J":V,.t even if Anrii 1. 1918. in denomlpa
-1.. authority. I ttona to suit the --purchaser, except
lp- ZTM10 per cent of the bonds must
!? Mriie. in the opinion of be Issued in denominations of SaOO
SMrtr wiiion. J,ocal strikes, he
said today, would continue whatever
h th attitude of labor
A method even better than legis
lation Secretary Wilson said, woul
be to write the terms of the ef-
The bonds will mature seriany,
S13.600 October 1, 1923 and a like
amount each April 1 and October J.
thereafter until the lull amount is
Paid- ' . ' . .
Checks Accompanying iwa
! (By The Aanociated Prean)
The German imperial chancellor
has told the reich$tag that the Bol
shevik government7 of Russia has ac
cepted Gerraany's peace terms an-1
that ieace must ensue shortly.
The Germans, however, continue
to overrun the country. Reval. on
the Finnish gulf, together with its
fortress, has been captured, as ha
Pskov, on the railway. 160 miles
southwest of Petrograd. Southward
the Invaders everywhere are stead
llv nressinr. 1 eastward and have
formed, a junction with the Ukrain
ians eighty-five miles west of Kiev,
which they Intend to occupy.
Since the renewal of hostilities tho
Germans have taken thousands of
additional square miles of Russian
territory, the rapidity of their vir
tually unimpeded advance being 're
Especially rapid has been that
through Volhynia. where efforts
were directed to carry out the com
pact with Ukrainia to aid In expel
ling the,Bolshevlkl. .
Trotzky Kef uses to Go.
The Russian delegates who are to
treat with the Germans were to have
left Petrograd Sunday night tor
Brest-Lltovsk. Trotzky. Bolshevik
foreign minister, who bolted the
original peace conference, will not
represent the government. It has
been decided to send In his stead
M. Zlnovief. president of the Petro
grad council of workmen's and sol
diers' delegates. f
ti. n.rman pnmma ftner In tne
twwly acquired Russian territory has
Informed the populace of Esthonla
aid Uvonla that they now are un
der German police power, and the
ha-nn of the old retime have been
ore ered released from imprisonment
Wealthy New Ycrk Merchant
io Be Interned as Enemy
Alien Following Seizure of
OUT 15 MONTHS,
SON AIDS ACTIVITIES
AS BELGIAN AVIATOR
S7S JOHNS, N. F., Feb. 25. Boat
crewsv from the New Foundland
BteamfiProspero, braving the break
ers hick are battering the the wreck
of "the ed Cross liner Florlzel on
the ledg north of Cape Race, to
day took ff 44 survivors, all that
were left aXve of. the Ship's company
of 136. Tb death list stands at 92.
Of the rescued.. 17 are passengers.
Only two offae twelve women on
board, and ne of the four child
ren, wei-e savei
Captain J. Mlrtin of the Florlzel
and Major Miclyi Sullivan of the
Newfoundland forestry battalion,
and "talph Bumn, Royal Flying
corps cadet, were Vng the rescued.
The Florlzel. 1 milled on a rock
and surrounded by Vlf submurged
ledges, lay 900 reel ripni shore. Be
tween betf half submewd hulk and
the cliffs the water wi white with
an almost unbroken swVi of .break
ers, making It Impossible send out
lifeboats. A detachment ofaval gun
al gunners managed to sbQt a line
aboard the steamer last ht but
those on board could not roa it fast
as the fore part of tbe-steaiyr vrts
continually buffeted by hug Beaa,
the aftermath of yesterday'sUz
xard. Hnvlvors Hoddle Ileipledy.
Tn thA sea- washed forecastle hd
American Entrance Into War
Turns Cornering Into
Trips Made by Wolf Through
. Atlantic, Pacific, and
KAISER SENDS WELCOME
British Admiralty Lays Sink'
ing of Three American
Vessels to Ship
. . i n -raawa tpamerBl"
oi sun. j - r. . .n.vr
NEW YORK. Feb. 2T,. Alleged to
be the agent In the United States fqjs
German interests which have been'
seeking to corner the world's, wool
market, Eugene Schwerdts, a weal
thy wool merchant of New York anil
Boston, was arrested here today as
an enemy' and will be Interned.
Schwerdt's allesed activities were
disclosed to the federal -authorities
by the attorney general of New York
state, chwerdfs name having ap
peared in the correspondence of
Hugo Schmidt, banker and alleged
paymaster in the IJolo Pasha case
which the attorney genetal investi
gated. According to Deputy Attorney Get
oral Alfred iL. Uecker, SchwerdU
was In correspondence with II. 5.
Albert, former financial agent here
for "the German government.
Control fr Germany Bought.
A letter made public by Mr. Beck
er who conducted the Inquiry was
written by Schwerdts to Albert In
January. 1817. Schwerdts Informed
Albert of the wool situation In Am
rica and outlined plans 'for obtain
ln. 5T325 Zt&MfT&iSt U8 control of wool stock, for Oer
niiuuitfu uvivavs" v
man consumption after the war. Mr.
" ---- w -vi.t. t.iiiuecKer saia
including me nv"
been sent by the government to the
ment when made Into all contracts All bids must be accompanied Dy ; declarations have been made
U? by the government, making it certified check . PayabI t U i the 0Hthrt theGermans will not permit
binding on both sides. . . t . . gon "I bid.
Qm-(arv Wilson DeiieS luw.n- j,CT vcui. vi. iuS " - - - -
toecretary w . . . w.r, I .wi-v. .wv ,oii h forfeited to the
A lffronrPl HOW existing wmtu vucv. " - - . , , , .
employes and employers are so wide .tate in case the successfur bidder
?$I02E! ,ferences cannot settle falls complete h s purchase.
m. On the subject of WtoEjpUj "J?
proaucuon. au..v- (BUt Uwonidike. Palmer & Dodge, attom-
ally, are againn ,r:r, I" W.inn .nd an anDrovlng
their transfer to territory wn
ther may again be made prisoner t7
Ii Petrograd the situation Is crit
ical. The American and entente al
lied ambassadors have elected to re
main In the capita pending further
developments, but; many attaches
and civilians have departea oy wy
ond tn nraciite w - i ' t . ... . . . . i i nnn civiiiaui
Vt of . nroductlon In ship- opinion win oe lurmsueu m .uv. - nVftTia.slberlan railway
vards. the secretary blamed on the ful bidder. Qn the battle fronts the fighting
great amount of laDor aiinuon. -
noon as the newer men become more fireuJorks Call tOT
be saia. xne w , f? r . 1 NM
CO cent Miciuc hww
h h infantrr continues mainly In
the nature of patrol encounters. The
Americans along the Chemin-des-Dames
made a raid in conjunction
with the French, 'penetrating he
German line ' for a few hundred
open or all persons who celebrate the Fourth yards, j After sharp fighting in
both sides of July with firewoms ana omer - w&icn a numuer ui uc ' ,
plosives. It was oeciaea xoaay killed ana wounaeu iwu
state explosive Inspectors of Wash- twenty men of the German ranks
n ih.). auri ton-I o Krnnvit hnrk hv the Americans.
ingin, uiesuu, ----
tana. In conference here today.
Fencing around all storehouses
A nrosecution for
tresp vsslng will be demanded of all
...f-I,.Mr. nA Healers In DOW-
Union IHfflcnltle- Confnse. i SPOKANE, Feb. 25. A license
m- Tnressed to be hard fee of 25 cents will be required of
n niT is that oi xne
-i a . v.- Althoueh
Liuncu muff : .
i . rr-ncm,i in n pneral way tnax
. i i- .iia Kha.ll not be I
rh.ni thit shoos are to remain
closed and open shops to continue
open, there are many practical dif
ficulties 1n the way. For Instance.
w4 Kimnrht hack by the American
The British casualties during the
last week amounted to 3571. the
lowest number In several months.
The total number of officers and
men killed was 760.
scene with special llfesavtng appara
Although thereat had moderated
somewhat, it looked like a foolhardy
attempt at rescue. Volunteers, how
ever went over the side of the Pros
pero' in three surfboats and four
Shooting the breakers with great
dearing. the flotilla worked under
the Lee of the Florlzel and helped
th twn women and the 42 men Into
the boats. It was suicidal to attempt
to make a landing under the cliffs
return trio, with crowded
boats, was accomplished amid grave
But not one bit behind the siyf
boats were the dingy dories of the
(Continued on Page S)
Board Acts at Recommenda
tion of Todd'Salary Re
BERLIN, via London, Feb. 25. -An
official communication issued to
VThe auxiliary cruiser Wolf has
returned home after fifteen month
in the Atlantic, Indian and Taclfic
"The kaiser has telegraphed hia
welcome to the commander and con
f erred the order your le merite, to
gether with a number of Iron crosses
on the officers and crew
"The Wolf was commanded by
Frigate Captaili Nerger and inflicted
the greatest damage on the eneny's
shipping by the destruction of cargo
space and cargo. She brought home
more' than 400 members of crews
of sunken ships of various national
ities. especially numerous colored
and white British soldiers, besides
several guns captured from armed
kteamcrs and greet quantities of val
uable raw materials, such as rubber,
copper, brass, sine, cocoa beans, cop
ra and-similar articles to the value
of inarfy million marks.
"The English cruiser Turritella,
which was captured In February, was
equipped as a second auxiliary cruis
er ant christened litis, ene succr
German Chancellor Agrees
Discussion Can Be Held cn
Four Principles Laid Dovsn
DEMAND MADE FOR
England's Aims Still Cdhd
Imperialistic; Belgium Is
Vhwerdts alluded to himself as a
Vrman and to FranU at "the eno-
There can be ho hnesUon." Mr.
PeVr said l.i a formal report to the
stat department, "that Schwerdts
has BRidered himself a Germani
that W Bvmoathles are pro-German
that heWs been engaged in the wool
traed lnehalf of German Interests
and maserading under American
names, anitnat at the present time
he is endearing to dissimulate hH
real sentfmeiu and those of his son'
Among 40AQ0 papers which th
attorney genera seized from Schmidt
during the BoIpasha Inquiry were
a number of Vtters written "by
Schmidt In connetaon with the wool
accumulating pla one of thes-.
according to Mr. lker. Introucel
Eugene Schwerdts Jj employed by
Charles K. Webb. Philadelphia
wool Importer, to Ttefaan manufac
turers Interest In Soul4jmerica.
Ron Belgian AVor.
The Junior Schwerdts In tho
Belgian aviation service Hthe age,
or 17, during the first monm of the
war. With this record. It eas7
for him to assume pro-silly senti
ments, inasmuch -as he also p re
sented an American manufacture la
the wool business.
The original purpose of Schnat
and Schwerdts. Mr. Becker declare
fully orperated In the Gulf of Aden nJ trace 0f
under the command of the Wolfs iSie part 0f
t a . t f i. v i.nt.n.nr i:inuia
LDrandla, until confronted by Brltlsn
forces. She was sunk byner crew,
ai umbering 27, who are . prisoners In
British hands. , .'
"This cruise of the Wolf, carried
rtW under most difficult clrcum-
AMSTERDAM, Feb. .25. Speak
ing before the reichstag today the
imperial German chancellor. Count
von Hertlins. made this fieclaratlon:
"I can fundamentally agree with
the four principles, which In Presi
dent Wilson's views must bo applied
thus declare with President Wilson
that a general peace can be dis
cussed on such a basis. - - .
"Only one reserve need be made
In this connection: Thes princi
ples mist not only fce proposed by
the resident or the Un'ted States
but also must actually be recognized
by all states and peoples."
"But this goal has not yet beca
reached. There Is still no ccrt tf
arbitration etsabllshed by all the ra
tions for the prerf-rvatlon of pea'
in the name cf Justice. When Pre i
clent Wilson IncMentally says' tt:t
the German chancellor Is speaVin?
to the tribunal of the entire worl 1,
I must decline this 'rlbnnal as pre
judiced, joyfully as I would greet it.
If an Impartial court of arbitral! -.n
ixisted and gladly as 1 would co
operate1 to realise stch Ideals.
"Unfortunately, bowever, mere n
similar tatenients c
the leadlnz powers cf
the entente. Knglaud's wa aims era
i till thoroughly Imperialistic a" i
i be wants to Impose on the world &
peace according to England's goc 1
I ilen sure. .
"When England talks about' the
people's right of self-determination.
stances, constitutes a unique achieve- , ,he, does not think of applying tLt
ment." principle to ireiana, i-gypi r. i
' " . " India. '
According to the British admiralty "it has been repeatedly said 1tU
statement three American vessels we do not contemplate retalnlnt 1-
wer mink by the auxiliary cruiser irfum, but
wi ih (toirn whaler Beluga. 608
tons., belonging to the Pacific Seam
Whaling company of San Francisco;
tfeo Wfimlow. a four-masted schoon
er of 566 tons, hailing fromj Saa-
Vranelnea. and the - four-mast ea
Rncore: 651 tons, the home
port of which was San Francisco.
The other vessels mentioned are
all British except the Witacbl.Maru.
Japanese, ,'of 6656 ?ons. and the
Idotx Mendl. Spanish, 4648 tons.
The Turritella was of 3551 ton,
the Jumna .of 41$2. the Walruna.
m? (nm anA the sM atanga. lois.
t..n.vu''rnMt do not give the
A1Bliauv ' - . .
rwardsworth. The Dee was a tnre-
maaten schooner of lie tons.
AMSTERDAM. Feb. i
n th nusseiaoner -e""'"
was to enaoie uerranny w ""-rrom ieriin j . . v
sufficient wool for military ana lOM,r wolf landed in tpe A IBlr";'
dustrial purpoess. Two cargoes-W cf pQla (Adriatic sea). Thedis-
Wtch adds thai xae vei
Xitedly to return to the North sea
V.ttalways was burred by the watch
fubg of the British ship.
? ."fii,,,U ssmbVr and dealers In po
may oe caueu - n A muA a minin, comoanies. It was
of workmen to ihi , ; tC"T' ' u was announced that tho
pan .producing munu.ou-. faJ wwlatlon. for the handling
SIS. to" AT tlTVla-oft men of eaploslve. will be enforced to the
taken without taking on non-um i tu
war con-1 .
tlnues. even women. Some provl- Qrpgon f Artillerymen to
sion. it is recognized, must oe m.au - TUah Totlifht
to care ror a iiiuanou w j imj iiv4 . , , ni it;...
Some officials believe to.S n.er 800 officers and private oi Uovemor WOUIQ riace umii
BE ON ALERT
necessary to establish jtjjnajrj Qragon coast artillery will pass
wares In district to prevent ?! "as,.m tonlsht en route to
" " ( . . L MAtl 1 U I UUKU tofs.- -" -. m I
California. The troops are fr-ni tne
various industries engaged in war
Nnrlr from bidding against eaiu
other for men. Employers not en
gaged on government contracts c
b controlled In this respect by the
government's control over raw ro
rials and transportation.
Public Right I Io
The conferees represent some 70,
.000 manufacturing plants o1"10
on government contracts and more
ttlUft, 2.000.000 union workers. Non
'tinIJa labor has no representation,
and neither have the railroad brotn
rstboodf. Any agreement reached
-will apply to unorganized labor, nut
not to the railroad employes, whose
claims are to be dealt with separ
4 The mot Important thing the con
ferences can accomplish, Secretary
. Wilson said today, is to change the
attitude of both capital and labor
tnwa4 4 Via of the nubile.
"Capiui." he said, "feels that It
has the right to hire and discharge
men as It pleases and labor has felt
that It ham an ennal rieht to Cease
WftrV with nr without caUSC Both in
rlahts have dis
turbed .society because society Is de
pendent on production. t
"Such fixed opinions on both sides
are as apt to canse clashes as are
actual differences having to do with
the mouth of the Columbia
river. Amoor Salem men on
.v,, o Mark Skiff, member of
the well known family of that na.ue.
ii it,, tmnni are Oreeonlanf.
Plans have been made In Portland
. rv thi artillerymen .with tox
i.. v,. when tney nass irw
Under State Control,
Ready to Act
Governor Wlthycombe believes
the Oregon home guard units should
be so thoroughly organized as to be
available for active duty on short
c thinks this should be
hrn.irh: out bv placing an iniv
Sere in the a ternoon. and It is pos- force under .Ute control The
sfble that similar arrangements will goTernor was In conference Sunday
bJ Tmade heS.It is not yet known ith. Acting Adjutant General i will-
what time the
P lams and the two men agreed that
this should be done.
MtvWii there Is no Immediate
danger ot a emergency perhaps
that would maae n neceitrjr iu v..
Guatemala Has Violent
: . i tnai woum v
Shocks by EarthquakeL. j...-
flAS ALVXDOR. OIVMIC or a. J ' .,mut. but I think tb
- m fr.u.aiinhiii nm I - -
j-- tah 5?.. l eiesrauuiu Vv.
VBW"r' .TJT , thl interior of Oua-
UmaTa is interrupted as - result of
it.-l. .hocks of an extremely
l i mn -
vn Knock Out Frank
Moran in Third Round
NEW ORLEANS, Feb.- 25 Fred
Fulton of Rochester, Minn., knocked
out Frank Moran of PKtsborjr In thj
third round of their schedled 20
Sund niS t here tonlgHt. The men
are heavyweights. . -
In the event of an emergency they
...tuhia nnlcklr and easily.
The governor spoke in a commend
atory manner of the work that has
alreldy been done by t he guards
"I want to commend the work oi
the home gnard." wWhe governor.
IS o much ;aTue to the state and
a i- entitled to the grall-
!"5 rr'r.,. The guard Has
Luu! "V --l.r .ervlce in the shlp-
yHds Vnd onhe"ships that are un
MANUAL ARTS FAVORED
High School Goes Under
valued together at several hundred
(Continued on Page S)
T n W inn V9I last niKUl iwuxi-
a V'th nosltion of principal of
the Salem high acboo! fur the year
1918-1919. lar k '
as at present, $1800 a year. The
board relccted Mr. Nelson upon
recommendation of City Superlntenu
cnt John W. Todd. , .
The school noara aimoei
tionlzed the manual training depart
or the high school, at the suggest on
It unaer inefope'uu - -
Hughes act .
In calling ire aiwn
t v . i?. air oaa mil
..T-.i. - ', .lacraiion oi iu saimi"-
Hurhes act th federal govcrnirent
.1- v.t urH i r state boa-a
- l,ti) nil. XOT KUnvi bjhivu.
which will vbcationanze vis iuanu.
rJzYL,.. , nrtmrot. The minlmurc
salary set by the state board of d
i. itiDO a year, of wh?th
. k rTr tn nay half. I would
like t eorganire tht n.a&ual train
ing Cpattruent of this hi-,h rchool
so that it would meet the require
ments o? th Smith-Hughes act and
n,.r.u ni.tatn federal aid. Wc can
do this without addlUonal roomi in
the manual traHln3 ?;partmcnt on-l
without additional teachers, which
mean that the co4t of teachers !n
(Continued on Page S)
Agents Make Best Showings
in Farm Survey Marion
May Be Lowest
Oregon counties maklns the best
reports on the tarm laoor n
surrey, now In progress, are those
having county agents, according to
W. nrewer. representative oi i
federal department oi agricunurt-.
who was in Salem yesteraay. ir.
P.rewer was In conference with Stale
Iabor Commissioner Hoff whose of
fice fs to compile the oata aainer
in the several counties of the state.
Josephine county, where the coun-
rnt is dlrectinr the survey, re-
-I - - -
ports from 4 per rent or a
era, and two oiner ruiiuur.
agents have roortea in excess ,Jl''"
rtr eent. Marion county, where the
agent was turned down by the coun
after a snlrited controversy.
bids fair, to make the, poorest show
ing in the State. Tne, surrey ner .
i K.ta f s. II. Van Trump.
whom the county court appointed
fruit insoector against the protest
of fruit growers. Van Trump
ports 15 per cent. .
iuta.ntg n the itabulaWon
data by Commissioner Hoff have
a 4...iii h tne. commercial
partment of the Salem Wh school
-Za Ktween thlrtv and forty stu-
dents will begin the work next Mon
a tw work will be done at the
lialer Thooglit Victim.
SAKTRANCfeCO. Feb. 25. The
team Wuier Rv luza left San Fran
cisco Mi6. If 17. for Sydney. Aus-
that we mnt be sais-
ituarded from the danger of a-coun--1
try with i.Mch we desire acter i.- a
war to live In peac and friendship. -and
from becoming the object or
lumping off ground of enemy mach
inations. If. therefore, a propo
came from the opposing side, for
example, from -the government. 12 .
Havre, we should not adopt, an an
tagonistic attitude, even though tt
flrulon at first might only be ua2
binding. " '
"Meanwhile. I readily admit tt&t
President Wilson's message of Feb
ruary 11 constitutes perhaps a small
steap toward a mutual approafa
ment." With reference to a statement re
cently made by Walter Runclnian.
the former president of the boat 1
of agriculture. In the British cab
inet, the chancellor said: -
"I can only agree with Mr. Runcl
man If he meant that we should te
much n'lirer peace if proper respoa-.
slble representatives of the belliger
ent powers would meet In conclave
for discussion. That would be a way
to remove all intentional and unln
tential misunderstanding and brlr j
about an agreement on many indi
vidual questions. I am thinking es
pecially In this connection o uti-,
tralla. anwver again was authentic-1 e chancellor said, "but the gorern-
elly report to the marine depart
ment of tcflamber or commerce
here. - .
The Wlnsw sailed from syanev
for Apia Maytt of the same year,
and the Encoiivas last renorted a3
ments of the enemy countries agaia
are Inflaming the passion for war.
There are, however, other voices to
be heard in England; it Is to be
hoped these voices will multiply.
The world now stands before a
alllng from AnWUi for Sydney May fia decision. Either our enemln
9 1917. ThTflnslow ana tne
Encore, like the Viga, were believ
ed tohave fallen dm of German
raiders but taelr faawas never of
ficially known until VIght.
. Eleven Ip inaonera.
t nvnnv Feb. 25.iwerrlng to
a Herman renort of the tetrn M4Ac
German auxiliary cruiser Tolf aftr
. . . . . m ,iwimn
a cruise or ririeen nioniu.i ...
admiralty rommnniration toed this
evening aume that uuct in
period the Wolf sank in tbttodian
and Pacific oceans . tne i v
eleven ships and made theirwews
prisoners: '' -
Steamers: Tnrrlttella. Jassa.
Wadsworlh, Walruna. lleluga. Sa
tuna. Hitachi, Maru and lgx-
Encore. K Camn of Serfc"? !
The communication adds: I v"V "Ql w.lC,..U
"The Tnrtltella was an nDarmetl .. . .
merchat tman and not a cmlser. Shl camp '"JACOMA, Wash.,
w eantured In February. ll7, andtFeb. 2j, -No dis tltlon had beea
a German prize crew placed aboard.
The Turritella waa then equipped
for mine laying but a few days later
was encountered by a British war
ship whereupon the prize crew san
will decide to conclude peace iney
know on what conditions we are
ready to begin a discussion -or tiy -will
continue the insanity by their'
criminal war ot conqncit."
10 Persons Killed in .
- Rear-End CclUzl: .1
. v . ..-
COLTJMTJTA.. C, Feb. JI. Ten
persons were kiimi eutrutt, two
died of Injuries and between twet: -five
and thirty-five others wcrs
more or lers seriously injured la a
rear-end collision of two natsenser,
trains today oa the Columla-Oreea-
ylll branch or.the southern railway. .
f the Tnrrlttella and were themselves
iiade today of the te. 0f the four
in strian soldiers ar.,te(j un-week.
ter .they bad be x accused of
ftreatenlng to kill t ,r 0fncerg at
tWflrrt opportunity V France and
ttsa their comrades . ,er t0 thd