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Steps Are Taken to Eliminate
J Possibility of Disastrous
SHIP RULES DRAWN UP
Disaster at Halifax Leads to
Precautions by President
' XCASHIN'OTON'. Feb, 2 7. Ilegula-
'""' . JUnail omAner IMn rra
. - - v inn k iihki k. urua a, i J vr u vu tiaix aaa
to prevent at American ports such
disasters as resulted from the col
lision of a Belgian relief ship and a
Frecnh munitions ship at Halifax
recently were issued tonight by Sec
retary MeAdoo, -with the approval of
the nresidentV They provide for
rigid control and supervision . over
the loading and . handling of muni
tions and the movement of vessels
la navigable waters of the United
The regulations were drawn under
the,-provisions of ' the espionage act
and will be enforced "by tie collectors
of customs. Special port captains
will be designated 1)y the secretary
and they. enforce regulations
governing'the a-nehorage of-vessels
" and- may -be, called npon by 'the col
letlors.tqlsije that all other, portions
of the regulations are complied with.
At ports,, where no captains are "des
ignated Ahe-1 collectors will enforce
the anchorage rules as well as the
The principal section cf the regu
lations provide that collectors of cus
toms ."shall refuse clearance to any
vessel having on hoard Inflammable
and explosive articles so laden or
stowed as to render the same un-i
: necessarily ' dangerous " to naviga
tion." f The French munitions ship which
-exploded Sat Halifax had oil stowed
over a quantity of deadly T. N. T.
which exploded when burning1 oil
1 dripped down Into it.
The regulations a'so provide that
collectors of customs through the
port captains or other agency may
take full possession and control of
any vessels, foreign or -domestic. In
the territorial watrrs of the United
States, whenever in bis Judgment
such action is' necessary In order to
secure such vessel from damage or
Injury to any harbor or t 'secure the
rights and obligations of the United
.States, .;.- v.. , . -. i.
The collectors also "are authorized
to refuse clearance to any vessel
bound for a foreign port with any
person on board, either an of fleer,
member of the crew or passenger
-whose departure from the United
States on such vessel has been deter
- mined. by the action of the proper
federal authorities to be inimical to
the interests of the United States in
the conduct of the war. This is ex
pected to give the government great
er control over possible channels
through which enemy countries may
v, secure Information from the United
WORST WINTER IN YEARS
- Snow wind and exereme cold cao-
- Jed more colds this winter than in
years, oley'g Honey and Tar proved
its . worth In thousands of homes.
iMrs. Edward Strevy, R. 37, Clinton,
' O., says: "I think Foley's Honey and
iTar is the only medicine for coughs
''and colds ajid recommend it highly."
"i Fine for children. J. C. Perry.
Adverstined Fefmiary 27, 1918
ISance, Mrs. L.
Blair, T. E.
Blyake, Mrs. Mary Jane.
Burkhardt, Mrs; WI1L
Cochran, Mrs. C. R. ,
Commercial Grocery Co.
uppiey,: C. E.
DeBower. E. H. ;
Etzil, Mrs. J. G.
t isher, G. A.
"Fisher, Will. "
Hagre,. Henry, .
Hickman, C. W. g
James, A. I.
McDonald, Mrs. Al. ,
Minner, Mrs. Sam.
Nack, A. W. .
Olney, Harry. r
Perkins, L. T
Turner, D. S.
; Valey City Nersery.. '
. Von Gal, ..Mr. and Mrs. Louia.
Weatherill; Mrs. George.
Road WiU Be Emit to
Breitenbash Hot Spring
.. An announcement was made yes-
. terday by County Judge Kushey that
road is to De DUl1 front Salem to
. Breitenbush Hot spring's with the
. co-operation of the forest reserve and
the county. j
Thirteen miles of road will be
constructed by the county and the
torest reserve from viqm tn re-
; troit, on a fifty-fifty basis, and the
au 1 rom Detroit to Breitenbuih
huiii by Private enterprise. ?
V i 0 road om Niagara to Detroit
I 7. I.?robab,3r cost $40,000, and most
r v ,iaat wm be expended, in the
gorge of the Santlam river; but it
will nA rtifin . .
C wrii spent ana will
winter for thefr supplies without be
f 5f lle io use railroad speed
Pm annoyance of the Southern
Pacific railroad.whlch only a short
J. caufeed the arrest of one or
two of these citizens.
rJ??e r.ad when completed will nat
"nJ Pf very popular ope on ac-
troit And Hot brings will no doubt
be tie, mecca of hundreds of the
HZ -l'! i Isaac Wlton in sea
son j dear td all. sportsmen
Every Other Team in Basket
; ball j League Is Beaten
Standing jf the Team.
Capital National Bank 1 000
Watt Shipp Co. . ;30o
Hauser Brothers 300
Bishops . ...... ....... 300
The Capital National bank team
not only won the championship, of
the Commercial Basketball Impdo nt
the Y. M. C A. but by winning last
night's game against the Bishops
broke all (records of the .league
which extend over a period of four
The Hankers, have gone through
the entire series of ten games with
out having met a single defeat, lav
ing met each ; other team in $the
Wgne. three, times, Hauser Broth
ers tqok, their game from the Shlpp3
oy tne narrow margin of two points,
the score being 15 to 13 at the end
of the game.
j The lineup' "and score follow:
S Watt, Shlpps Shafer (9) Secor
(2), Jagkoski- (2L DeLapp. Rad
cltff. Clark. ; r
I Hauser brothers Hskman.
Townseild, Brook? (13), Moore, Ber
ger. Smith (2).
i Final Seoie: Hauser Brothers,
15; Watt Shipp Company, 13.
! Capital National Bank Harra
(20), Baker VlO). Steiner, Socolof
Bky (4), Robimon, Welsh, Purvine.
! Bishops Eoff, Utter (7), Cooper,
Afhby, Ashby, Ryan (2).-
S Final score: . Bankers, 34; Bish
i Officials: Robort."on, Brooks and
Ir. F. L. Utter, referees; Lot
Pearce, timer; Ptul Staley, scorer.
Real Estate Agent Given Year
at Hard Labor and Fine 1
ATLANTA, Ga.. Feb. 2 7. One
year at hard labor on the chain
gang 'and a fineof JlOOtf the max
imum penalty for a misdemeanor
was the sentence Imposed in the
county court l'.ere today upon JT. W.
Cook, a real stae rgent. Indicted
jointly with Mrs. Maisaret Hirscb.
wife of H. II. Hlrsch, vn insurance
man, for . an attemi-t to blackmail
Asa G. Candler. Atlanta's 67-year-old
multi-millionaire mayor, for
$500,000. Mrs. Birsch will be plac
ed on trial Friday,
i The Jury deUberaled less than
jhalf an hour and th trial consumed
aiot qnite eight houiw Before noon
the state had vlrtual'y completed its
case through tAe teitltiony of Mr.
Candler, and Fcrest Adair, who act
ed as Candltrt agent in dealing
kwithCook and Mrs. Hlrsth. -
Cook told the Jury tha?: he .at no
time sought to procme avy money
from Mayor Cannier and that the
two conferences ho had with Forest
Adair were at the latter' solicita
tion. He told of seeing Mrs. Hlrsch
0 to the mayor's office on two oc
casions and of watching througk the
letter slotin the door. He said he
once saw them in a compromising
position and that while he was ,at
the door Mrs. Hirsch Tushed over
and opened it.- He saw a garment
cn the floor, which he picked up. He
displayed to the Jury what he claim
ed was the same garment.
Mavor Candler told of meeting
Mrs. Hirsch in connection with char
ity work and of her visiting ms of
fice t discuss such work. He said
he never had made any improper
advances to her and that on her last
.i.it after sh had removed her
coat' and hat while he was investi
gating her statement that a man was
looking in tne winaow, o bii
to go to another office in the same
building and met Cook outside the
door. . ...
Adair told of a conrerence wnu
MHrs. Hirsch February 12 at whieh
Asa G. Candler Jr. was present. Mrs.
ui,ch nsserted. asked for j00,-
.000 for herself and S5000 to pay her
Governor Wants Welcome
for Soldiers Coming Home
t - t
Governor Withycombe is urging
every county in the state to make
preparations to welcome the Oregon
soldiers when they Teturn from the
war. i He believes that plans should
be -made to assist any wounded men
who return to get another start in
life or to assist their dependents it
that is necessary. i
'(We must prepare," said the gov
ernor yesterday, "to give the boys
a "welcome home as royal athe
send-off we gave them when they
left" Especially should this be done
in the case of men tihv return crip
pled or wounded. My !lan,;tha
.mncement Te made 1 by tne
state council of defene through the
county councils ui
Yon Should Worry Let the
Marion County Sunday. School
Workers Will Assemble
Tomorrow night at 7:15 at the
First Methodist church at Woodr
burn, tne opening session of the an
nual convention of the Marion Coun
ty. Sunday .School association will
Teaching with helpful hand the
lives of practically all religious de
nominations of, the county, the con
vention I;ef much importance.
The program, which was printed
in full in The StUeaman of Sunday
morning last, promises a feast of
good things social, intellectual and
Three Department" Covered.
Three'' important departments of
Sunday school work will be stressed
at the Woodburn meeting, namely,
cradle roll, home department and
teacher training. In the cradle roll
work reports are anticipated show
ing between r 1500 and 2000 babies
listed for progressive developmit
into active Sunday school workers of
the early future. i
Equally Interesting reports, in
their fi.eld, are expected from those
in charge of home department work
whereby the many "shut-ins' from
whatever cause are reached with the
helpful instruction and reassuring
influences of the Sunday school.
In the department of teacher
training the activities of the recent
past will firrnlih a basis for much
encouraging? ditcussion. Teacher
training classes t-xist ini nearly all
the Sitnday schools of the county,
while in Salem av Willamette ' uni
versity, two such classes have jtjst
been inaugurated which promise
much far the early future , of . the
Sunday schools. One of these classes
tinder the tutorship of Miss Gertrude
Eakln has enrolled twenty-five stu
dents and a more advanced class
taught by Professor Sherman has
an enrollment of thirty-five.
' Phipps Speaks -Tomorrow.
The opening address tomorrow
night will be delivered by Charles
A. Phlpps, former state secretary,
and a man whose name and fame in
the Sunday school field are more
Throughout the program there ap
pears, at more or less frequont inter
vals, the name of Mrs. M. A. Danen
hower. whose efficiency as a leader
in Sunday school work has won for
her a "warm place in the Jiearts of
Marion county religious workers.
Other appreciated workers who
grace the program are Dr. Frank E.
Brown , of Salem, who will conduct
the conference on administration
Saturday morning and John W. Todd
of Salem, who will spesk on "Teach
er Training" on Saturday at 3:45.
- Dr. George B. , Pratt of ; Portland,
who speaks Sunday afternoon on
"Fishine for Men." Is hifchly com
mended both as to hi ability and
the character of his nessrge.
Conference Held S.itmlay.
i On Saturday, from 4 p. m. on( the
time will be given to eovifenmces of
the three departments of cradle roil,
home department and teacher
The public is welcome to the sev
eral sessions which will - 'continue
from Friday evening until Sunday
The program for each day1 will be
announced in the respective issues of
All Is Set for Order to Start
liberty Loan Drive in
Marion County '
It ia the intention of the governj
ment in offering the third issue of
mwv inan bcitda to make an ap
peal to the farmers of the nation to
Infest In ; the bonds, as loaay. me
United States government Itself is the
,rr ht customer the farmers have
for every product they raise. A pre
liminary survey of. the 1917 crops,
as estimated shows values of $12.-
610.463,000, and value or animi pro
,i . r c s ?fi rtOO makine a
total value of farm prfJducts of the
United States for 1817, iiy,i.
8i3 0(ift an Increase of more than
$6 00 000,000 over tne values oi
1916, and almost 9000,000.000
more than 1915. , I
A committee of eminent econom
ists engaged in the study of th?
purchasing pewer of money in war
times, consisting of Prof. Irving
Fisher, chairman, of Yale university;
Prof. E. W. Kemmerer, of Princeton
university; Pror. B. M. Anderson,
Jr., of Harvard university; Dr. Jtbyai
Meeker, commissioner of labor sta
tistics, and many others of equal
fame, . have set forth In eloquent
words appeals , to the producers of
foods to stand by their government In
its time of need. . .J
F. G. Deckebach, member or the
Oregon state central liberty loan
committee, and chairman of the
Marion county committee, announces
the following sub-committees for this
Aumsville C. E. Darby chairman;
other committeemen not yet named.
Aurora Grxj Hickok, chairman;
N. C. Wescott. C. F. Glover, John
Murray.-&nd M. G. Simth.
DonaldHenry Zorn, chairman;
F. E. Yergen, Mrs. J. H. Miller, J. C.
Moore, B. S. Quinn.
Hubbard L. A. Beckman, chair
man; other, committeemen not yet
Jefferson Ed. Smith, chairman;
Robert L- Tucker, John T. Jones,
M. D. Looney, J. B. Hatch.
Mill City J. R. Shaw, chairman;
George H. Letellier, H. McKnlght,
W. C. Burcroff, IL F. Rice.
Monitor C. W. Coynes, chairman;
A. W. Giles, , W. A. Wood. Martin
THE OREGON STATESMAN': THURSDAY. : FEBRUARY 28, 1918
Rostvold, N. S. Erotson.
M t. Angel Joseph JKeber. chair
man; S. O. RkeM Henry Batsch. G.
D. Ebner, T, L. Ambler, L. Broug
ht. Scotts Mills., .. .
Salem- Ivan G." McDanlefa. chair,
man; John H. Albert, D. W. Eyre
A. Bush. S. B. Elliott, i
Silverton F. E. Callister, chair
man; T. P. Rlstelgenr G rover Sim
mons, George W; Hubbs. E. S. Poin
Stayton J. W. Mayo, chairman;
Geoe Keech, Glen Munkers, of
Stayton; George Bell. Sublimity; H.
A. Beanchamp, of Stayton; O. M.
Baker, of Kingston,; and George
Smith, of Stayton-
St. Paul J. N. McKay, chair
man; James E. Smith, William M.
Murphy, B. L. Vandwiele, S. J.
Turner It. D. Gray, chairman;
Tr. Mary Staples. Brazier C. Small.
J. N. Duncan. P. E. Thomason."5
Woodburn J. M."Poorman, chair
man; N. A, Hoffard. J. F. Steel
hammer, Joseph' F. Nathman, IL;"BI.
Austin. ' ' ,
Mr. Deckebach said yesterday, that
he is going ahead with the comple
tion of the organization of his work
ing forces as rapidly as possible, and
that when orders are. received from
the central' committee in Portland
they will be ready to make the drive.
PRICE SET FOR
Maximum Figure of 25 Cents
Agreed-on Says Word
SPOKANE. Feb. 27. A maximum
price of 25 "cents for aU standard
Calcutta and domestic wheat bags
has been atrreed to' between bag
makers of the United States and the
food administration, according to in
formation from Food, Administrator
Hoover, announced tonight by
Cha'les Hebberd food administrator
for Washington. The arrangement
was made, according-to a -telegram
from Mr. Hoover, "in order to as
sure the import of enough bags to
take care of the crops in Pacific
states and to assure the supply of
The price f. o. b. tidewater, was
agreed to by the bag-makers. Mr.
Hoover's telegram says, on condition
that the food administration, within
two weeks, fixes a differential In its
buying basis of wheat in bags ovenj
cents or more than nine cents per
bushel. Provision also Is made that
in case importations of bag materials
now arranged shall be affected by
unusual Increases in cost, the food
administration will consider modifi
cations of the 25-cent maximum
Drice. The bags are to be 'distrib
uted. It specified, only through the
normal channels of distribution. .
"Considering the overseas freight
of over $100 per tons on Jnte ma
terial. We consider the' arrangement
very satisfactory says Mr. Hoover's
Heney Charges Big Packers
Worked Together in Dis
crimination CHICAGO. Feb. 27- Additional
letters introduced by Attorney Fran
cis J. Heney before the federal trade
commission were read today by At
torney Frank P. Walsh in the stock
yards wage arbitration : in support
of charges made by the employes
that the five big' packers act togeth
er in labor matters and discriminate
against union men.
I One letter dated August-2. 1917,
alleged to have been written by W.
B. Trainor, assistant to Louis F.
fiwlft. President of Swift and com-
tlgnv fn tiU Btinerior. gave a de
scription of ji strike at the-Denver
Plant of Swift and company In July,
1917. The letter stated that Armour
and Swift were working togetner in
lnhnr matters in Denver.
I All the men had wilked.ont and
the plant was cKsed. .The letter
suggested that I. W. W. Influence
might have been responsible for the
strike. The letter concinaea wuu
ihA nnrmsed oDinion that the Amer
ir-an vdratioii of Labor. 1- W. W.
and the federal department cf labbr
,o attmntin? to unionize the
Inv industrv. '
Another communication read
was dated Denver, November 14.
iai7 and written by "J. B.." ad-
,i n swirt and romnanv at
J I . ' " - .
It Scribed the "settlement
of a strike In an Independent pack
ing plant at Pueblo, Colo.. . by ap
pealing to the state food conserva-
tor of Colorado, and suggested that
Swift and company might avoid laDor
trouble at its Denver plant 1y hav
ing fifty or more of Its employes
sworn in as special state food con
servators. Another letter submitted
was from Henry Veeder. generat
counsel for Swift rand company' at
Chicago, to whom the plan suggested
by 'J. B." to avoid strikes in Center
had evidently been referred for an
opinion in which the lawyer advised
against the idea.
Educators Meet This :
Week at Atlantic City
. ATLANTIC CITY, N. J-, Feb. 25.
Atlantic City this week will be
come the educational centre of the
country, the occasion being the an
nual convention of the department
of superintendents of j the National
Education association, meeting in
conjunction with the National Con
gress of Mothers and Parent-Teachers
association and several other
affiliated Todies. The best .policy
to pursue by the schoolss-of the Unit
ed States' daring the period of the
war will furnish the principal theme
of the gathering.
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State Oratorical Contest to
Be Held at Willamette
Willamette university will be host
host to -over one!
hundred out of
town visitors to the stat.-v oratorical
contest, which will
be held in Salem
March 8. The contests are lfeld once
every nine years
president of - the
has received word
that tryouts of the various colleges
have been held and their represent-
Every college in
Oregon may par
ticipate in the contest. The colleges
to be represented
are as follows:
University of Orekon. Oregon . Agri
Pacific college. A
bany college, Ore-
gon State Normal
school and Reed
the orations are
The topics of
chosen by the speakers, and there
is no restriction placed upon the sub
jects to be disensked. The orations
are limited to 1500 words.
Each college represented will send
ten delegates to Salem and Will
amette university will furnish enter
tainment. A larae banquet for the
orators and delegates will be given
at the First Methodist church after
the contest. A $23 medal has been
provided for the wjnner who will be
known as the state a oratorical
, Besides the nine or ten brators
the. program will contain many other
features- of interest. .Professor
Charles South, Willamette violin in
structor, will plaj a violin solo; the
Willamette univeisity Women's Glee
club will sing several selections and
the Monmouth women's quartet will
also be on the pto gram. ' While the
judges are preparing their decisions.
Dr. Frank Wilbur Chace and Miss
Lela Belle McCad dam - will sing. In
the "interval Mia. jMoCaddam . iand
Miss Esther Cox will lead the sing
ing of Willametts songs.
Willamette will be represented by
Miss Evadne , Ha; riosn of. Portland,
who was winner In the local tryout.
held January 18
MUST BE SOLVED
Manager Paulas Calls Meet
ing of Marion County Fann
ers fort March 9
: J .
Manager R. C. Paulas - yesterday
announced that the Salem Fruit un
ion had made arrangements to call
a mass meeting of all growers of
cherries, loganberries and other
small fruits to meet in Salem with a
view of solving the farm labor prob
lem now confronting them.
At the meeting will be Federal
Farm Labor Speicallst J. H. Brewer,
who will come from Portland for the
express purpose of meeting the farm
ers of Marion (county and devine
some means of co-operation or other
methods that may be suggested to
get through the season and save all
the big crops ot fruit which now
promise to be very large.
It is not alone frnit crops, that
must ' be' saved, but there 'will be
other big crops wher? farjn help' will
be required, and the shortage of la
bor in all lines must be overcome,
even if drastic measures are Intro
duced. - Mr. Brewer will probably remain
in Salem for one week, and as the
meeting of growers will be calltd
by Mr. Paulus for March 9. it wiil
give all an opportunity to make their
(Continued from page 1)
repeat' that there is not .question of
having: our troops penetrate into
Ukraine with whom we sua at peace,
I repeat that the arnistire exists be
tween Austro-Hungat y and Rumania
and that we are only considering en
tering as early as possible into peace
conversations wun tms country.'
" "These declarations are serious.
Without a doubt In his speech on the
19th of February, V-eydler - pleaded
his fidelity to the alliine. But more
and more Germany iuns the risk of
seeing Austria, and after , her ' both
felgaria and Turkey Uke a positive
avii buu-c t auu y nvft j "iiuuia!"
wing from the struggle, witness ns
spectators the continuation of hostil
ities.' ALIEN SLACKER
BILL IS PASSED
Aliens of Draft, Age Who
Claim Exemption May
Be Sent Home
WASHINGTON, Feb. 27. The so
called alien slacker bill,; to bar from
citizenship and authorize deportation
of . aliens of - drafts age who . claim
exemption from military service, and
authorizing the draf ting of any aliens'
for. agricultural or manufacturing
work, was passed by the house to
night by a vote of 344 to 21. It
now goes to the senate.
The administration opposed the
bill on the. ground that it wonld em
barrass the government in negotiat
ing treaties with. the co-belligerents
providing for the drafting , of their
nationals - resident in this country.
Such treaties with Great Britain and
Canada have been signed and thoae
with France and Italy are about com
" The bill is' applicable only to citi
zens of countries at war with Ger
many who are eligible, tq American
citizenship and provides not only that
they shall be forever barred from
citizenship fn the United States, but
that they shall be deported as soon
as practicable. The immigration com
mittee in reporting 'the bill and
speakers in the house today said
it would not be possible to . depc rt
any appreciable number of affected
aliens any time soon, as ships to
carry them . would not be available.
During . debate Chairman Flood of
the foreign arfalrs committee and
Representative Temple ot " Pennsyl
vania, a member of the committee,
said the bill did not violate any ex
isting treaty. ,
Salem High School Team '
Beats McMinnviUe Five
The Salem high' school. basketball
team defeated the team from' Mc
MinnviUe high school on the local
floor last night by the score-of S6
to 18. Gregg and Gill werethe high
point men for the Salem team and
Wright and McCoort . for McMinn
viUe. In a preliminary 'game "the Junior
team of the Chemawa Indian school
defeated the second team of Salem
Gehlhar Favors Allowing Man
Who Balks at, War ito
Carry Out Threat
District Attorney Max . Gehlhar
yesterday, in writing to 'Dan J. Ma.
larkey. secretary of the district board
army draft. In Portland among other
thing of importance in regard to. reg
istrants claiming exemptions on in
dustrial grounds.' wrote in part:
, "The questionnaire of . . . No.
.... is a)so at your office, for class :
Iflcation on industrial grounds. His
brother William - bns been classified
and passe' by the local examining
board. ; I am advisd that this man
told a neighbor, that he would
shoot him? elf before be would go to
war. . '.
"It may be that he is entitled to
exemption on the ground claimed.
However, if he is not clearly so en
titled, it appears to me that it would
be Just as well to give him the op
portunity t earry out his threat, as
the "number of useful citizens would
not be thereby decreased."
ALLIES MAY TAKE v
ACTION IN SIBERIA
: (Continued from page 1)
erican troops in the campaign would
jterve to maintain. its international
The Russian representatives In
Washington strongly disapprove of
any campaign in Siberia conducted
under Jaanese auspices, e,ren though
there be joint operations, urging the
belief that the Bolshevik elements
struggling for control at Vladivos
tok and along the Siberian railroad
will never permit the military stores
to pass into German possession.
Convention of German
: Methodists Ends Tonight
The convention now being held at
the German Methodh.t church is be
ing well attended and most interest
ing addresses and sermons are heard
at each of the afternoon and evening
sessions. " .
The Rev. F. M.' Kengler, the Rev.
G. S. Rbeder, Rer. . Gaser, Rev. G.
Kleinbach. Rev. P. Sebntrt Rev. H.
Woedhl. ' Rev. W. Haas. 1 Rev. IL B.
Mann, the Rev. H. lWneissen and the
Rev. E. E.'Hertler, vf Portland, will
Close the convention tonight. '
All are cordially invited to attend
the various meetings, and all can
not fail to be interested in the topics
up for discussion. i '
HAS ONE AH!
QUAITY AND SERVICE
215 S. C0HIERC1AL
John Chenoweth Travels to
Barracks in French Box
Cars Me Lux ,
A. C. Chenoweth of Woodburn has
received a letter from his nephew,
John A. Chenoweth, who is in the
aero service in France, and who en
listed from Portland. He .describes
the French box car de lux. but Is
delighted with the. beauiy ; of the
country' which, he says will soon be
in blossoms, i After, describing a
pleasant voyage across the Atlantic,
he adds: -1 ' i - i"
"We were laid up for some time in
a (deleted by-eensor,i We are now
quartered in barracks near a small
FrenchTtown. Have been hee since
the first of the month. To gpt here
we traveled' in 'de lux bojc cars,
which were like soap boxes set Up
on high, wheels. They have! no air
brakes and very few of them havo
hand brakes. Each car is meant ta
carry fortr men or eieht horses, and
have painjted on the doors 'homme
40 or cheval 8.t
"This wiil be awery pretty country
in about tv,o months when the blos
soms !re aft ont-V It is warm here
now and most of the fields are
; "Have received anumber vof let
ters fro"m home v since I have been
here. All there are getting along
fine. Letters are Very Welcome over
WOMEN WANT T11EBEST,
Woman is more finely constructed
than man and she requires the best
to be had In medicines when her sys
tem becomes disordered. Foley's Kid
ney Pillshelp the kidneys cleanse the
blood of impurities that cause 'aches
and pafns in. muscles and jointa.
backache, .rheumatic pains and put
tlness under eyes. J. C. Perry.
Third : British Industries
Trade Fair in Yar Opsn
! - ' - - -
LONTJCb. Feb. 25. The third
Prltish Industries -Fair, held since
the beginning of the war' was opened
today nnder most favorable auspi-
oes. Line, last years rair tne exni
bition this year is restricted to china
a a. 1 . 1 .
aiiu eariueuware, iisa. lautj guous,
and games. The large number and
representative character of the ex
hibits gives encouragement to the
hope of the promoters that eventual
ly the British Industries Fair will
supeseere the great commercial fair
held at Leipzig.
The commercial intelligence
branch of the board of ' trade bas
been especially active in bringing
before British manufacturers ho
kind of articles exported by Ger
many and Austria to Great Britain.
"and In showing how the goods were
made and how the work can me car
ried out in Gt-eat Britain. Previous
British fairs , have attracted buyers
from all parts of the world and have
shown that all that is required to
enable Britain to produce and man
ufacture goods as well and as cheap
ly as Germany is the right conditions
and judicious , encouragement.
Seattle Hockey Jean
Wins From Vancouver
SEATTLE, Feb. 27. By beating
Vancouver tonight, 2 to 1, the Seat
tle hockey team assured itself of a
place in the finals. . Either Portland
or Vancouver will' play the deciding
game with Seattle, the winner of
which will meet the leading eastern
Canada team, for the world's champ
ionship. Mme. pronje I Suzuki, the richest
woman in Japan, Is the sole head of
a great shippirig company, which is
reported to have made $100,000,000
since the war began.
"So Japanese motion picture house
permits, the men and women to sit
together. . !
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