The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980, March 17, 1918, Page 2, Image 2

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Submarine! Come With Thaws
! and Trawlers Search Face
- -
" of Ocean
-. i
. -Seals and Grampus Witness
Exciting Games Among
Ice Floats
LONDON. Feb. 28. (Correspond
ence of the Associated Press.) One
side cf the world war that is little
heard of. and yet which ha furnish-
. cd some stirring incidents is the life
of the British navy In the Arctic. A
graphic description is contained in
an official account of experiences of
naval men stationed at or near Ar
changel. . It says:
x "The lon winter. nUht of four
m6ntbs is drawing: to a close. The
moon, which each month has gone
round in a circle for five days at a
time without setting, no longer ab
sorbs our attention. The rosy noon
day light has each day brightened
-and whitened perceptibly, . and now
each twenty-four hours we see fpr
a short .period, the sun low down
over the southern hills.
. U.lioats Come With Thaw.
"Wlth'the thaw ctae 'the subma
rines, and It Is not long before the
U-boats have laid their quota of ex
plosive eggs off the entrance of the
port, i Merchantmen arrive with
their sides battered from shell fire,
and tales of gallant actions and hair
breadth escapes, when the kaiser
fish fassed beneath their bottoms
Mr. Juliett Adams, Prominent
J o"1 nt f Iik County,
' Cured of Cancer of
" ' " the Fhce,
'HTo Whom It May Concern:
For six years I suffered with
cancer of face, I was haunt
ted by the realization that it
,was steadily becoming worse.
As a jast resort I applied .o
Dr. S. C. Stone for treatment.
He applied a remedy for a few
Lays and the cancer dropped
completely out. I am happy
to say-that I am no.w com-
pletely free' from the dreaded
I cheerfully recommend Dr.
Stone and bis treatment.
Mrs.. Juliett Adams,
Route 1; box 14. Salem, Ore.
November 30. 1917.
I H'ill, be pleased to refer
yon to other Salem people
whom. I. have rccent'y cured of
M-jeaBcer.'' .
, .Stoned Drug Store
Hit North Commercial Street,
:j Salem, Or.
Phone 33.
Cwixultation and Advice- Free.
Soijte do not arrive at all then the
trawlers search the face of the
ocean, and bring in a remnant of
starved and frost-bitten crews who
have leen "exposed for days la opes
boats to the fury of an .Arctic spring
time. Sometimes they are not found
and sometimes the U-boat herself
meets the fate she has prepared for
"in the Arctic ice was found the
telephone buoy of one who had
missed her prey, and coming too
close, herself became the victim. The
buoy Is only let go as a lat resource
when a submarine is sunk and is
unable to risk It hns a water-tight
telephone upon it. connected with
the hull o' the sunken submarine,
and bv which communication can be
established from the surface with the
Imprisoned occupants. It bears a
large brass plate, noon which is in
scribed the legend in German:
Instruction I Riven.
" 'Underea bo?t the Is sunk
here. Do not touch, b'U telegraph
At once to the commandant of the
U-boats' base at Kiel.
"Another submarine was equally
unfortunate, though In a different
way. The submarine rose to the
surface, to shell a munition ship
which she had torpedoed, but the
submarine's first bsell exploded the
shin's cargo of munitions. A large
motor-lorry on .he upper deck of
the vessel pitched, overboard and
landed on the upper deck of the sub
marine, sinking her Instantly. The
ship's boats were already so crowd
ed that it was." bumatolv Impossible
to take another soul Into them, and
! it was, their crews spent four
davs in them with very scanty 'pro
visions before reaching land.
tikie an iseen i-iayeu. j
"Other submarines hid themselves
amnog the ice-floes further north,
and many were the exciting games
of hide and seek played in those
still water, with only the seals and
grampus ?0f witnesses.
'Fogs, both In summer and win
ter, are a very terrible thing in these
Arctic waters.'. The cold wind blow
ing on the warmer water raises an
Impenetrable mist, and probafelv
causes as many losses as the enemy's
best efforts.
! "Summer, that short six weeks,
would be a delightful season but for
the mosqultos. Literally, one eats,
drinks and breathes mosqultos.
"With the end of August come the
gales again, tobe followed very soon
by snow, and the whole country be
comes bare and black and barren in
-t single night. Boarding becomes
strenuous work, and the convoy
trawlers, as they sweep vessels
throueh the mined areas, have no
easy time of it.
"In a howling three-days gale, a
big Russian ship which had struck
a mine, was broueht safely into har
bor by four trawlers, two ahead and
two astern, and each with 600 fath
oms of sweep wire out. Very peril
ous work it was, but safely accom
plished; though to see her come into
harbor before the great breakers,
with her fore-castle under wmter and
her stern in the air. it appeared al
most imnosslble. Then night and
da v work for everyone for a week
while her cargo Is transferred, and
I she is conducted safely to Archang
el. One trawler struck a mine and
foundered In ten seconds; only one of
her crew being. saved with the sea
at freezing point.
"And as the dark winter drags in,
he davs become shorter and shorter,
until the sun no lonper rises. .The
last ship has left Archangel, home
ward bound, but the Arctic squadron
goes farther west and north, to the
Ice free waters. of the Kola inlet.
"Strange to say, insomnia Is very
nrevaJent. many men 'having to be
treated by the doctor for it. The
darkness and lack of news and in
terest, with no possibility of exer
cise, make everyone's nerves go
single." '
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conferences was plahned an econo
mic and political alliance r,eiwf.i
Poland and the central powers and
even the conclusion of a military
convention. The new Polish states
would be unrelated to Prussian Pol
and and could expand In the east.
The question of Courland also his
been studied. The Vossische Zeltun?,
the dispatch says, elieves that the
majority and in particular Deputy
Krzbefger have ciearly opposed the
nersonal union of Courland with the
nnmire. Thev seeni also to have
considered it Impossible to solve sep
artelv each of the eastern questions
which are pressing.
One cannot isolate the question
of Courland from the Polish and
Lithuanian," it says. "One must
then wait before making a definite
decision to find out what is hapiwn
ing in Moscow and Hucharest.
"Finally the reception bv llinden
burg of . the president ot the repub
lic of Finland and the Finnish min
ister in Berlin proves that the Fin
nish problem has been under dia
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that President Wilson nosslbly might
soon make a statement bearing on
the Russian debacle came today.
Heretofore, statements that th-
president was preparing to address
congress on the subject have been
j-ure guess work." Today brought
the first official Intimation that the
president in his close study 'of the
situation has gotten to, the $oi nt
where he .was thinking, of such .i
course. , t
Address by Wilson Likely.
' There is no official indication of
the medium the president will choose
or when ; he will ehoose it, but it is
generally believed that as usual, he
will direct his statement to the world
through' ah address to a joint ses
sion tf eongress. '
Inferences drawn from statements
by Sir Robert Cecil. British min'stdr
of blockade. Field Marshall Hlnden
burg and General Ludendorff that
Germany might be proposing a peac
at the expense of Russia, made peac?
talk in general no more popular in
Washington than it .has been at any
time since the United States went to
war. Officials everywhere are de
clining to make statements for. the
very reason that any sort of a state
ment would give comfort to a peace
movement, gave unmistakable indi
cations of how unwelcome peace dis
cussions were at this time.
This attitude of American offi
cials found a highly interesting re
flection in French official dispatches
giving accounts of the Interviews re
cently given by HIndenburg and Lu
dendorff at German headquarters,
and publications in German newspa
pers of .the situation on the eastern
battle front.
K stern Oiietlon I)iC"ued.
An officlM dispatch . today from
P.erne quoted a Berlin dispatch as
declaring it was the eastern question
which was the object of Hlnden
burg's recent conference with the
emperor and the chancellor. Thev
discussed at the same time Finland.
Poland, and Lithuania, the Baltic
provinces and Rumania. The gov
ernment is expected to malro a state
ment next week on the situation. The
government, it is declared. Is occu
pied with the result of conferences
held between the leader of 'the Pol
ish activities and delegates from th
majorltv in the relchstag. At thes
WASHINGTON. D. C. March 16.
eighty-five names, including those
of nine officers one killed in ac
tion, one In an accident and seven
slightly wounded were contained
In the casualty list Issued today by
the war department. The list was
divided as follows:
Killed in action, eight; died of
wounds, two; died of accidents, six;
died of disease, ten; died from un
determined causes, on; slightly
wounded, fifty-eight.
The names follow:
Killed in action: Lieutenant
John Norman. Sejrgeant Louis K.
Lfffew. Corporal I-eo II. Rogers.
Privates Fred M. Eager, Charles T.
Lugginfland. Claud W. Newlee, S.
Rowe Petty, Oscar SwarU.
Died of wounds: Corporal Mar
vin Dunn. Private Dan P. Bracelin.
Died of disease: Cornorals Ig
natius Fleming. Walter E. Furen.
Herbert H. Krombaos. Percy Stone
Bosworth: Privates Will Galloway
Charles M. Hoemlng, ,Theophlle Jo
seph Proulx, Clare R.
Frank Hrrisoi Welch. Wagoner Ar
thur V.. Fisher.
Died of accidents: Lieutenant
Andrew Carl Ortmayer. Corporal
Clifford J. Stevens. Privates John J.
Brannon. Peter Casan, George Mock,
John E. Hawkins.
D'ed of cause unknown: Sergeant
Byrd Wrf Penrod.
Wounded slightly: Major John
W. Downer. Caotain Harrv B. Whit
ney. ILeutenanta Blake H. Cooley.
Herbert J. Jones. Donald G. Mac
lachlan. Frank M. Xlltchell. Warren
A. Ransom. Sergeants Charles K.
Allen. Peter Danowskl, Cornorals
Brodie B. Cauele, Eugene O. Hickey,
John C. Cadron, George Leveque.
Chester W. Mahaffie. Orvll F. Mar
lin, William J. Monahan. Henry Rel
mer, Privates' Arxa O. Amburjrey.
Gust an Anderson. Earl Beasley. Lui
i Bernl, Julius BoJarskl, Benjamin
Brenner. Charles Brockelmann,
George Carman. Jack Carson. Chris
topher O. Coughlln. Sam Jonofrl.
Ralph W. Frantz. William Freder
ick, Donald Gruell, Otto Haas. John
F. Trvan, Philip P. Isaacs, Jolm Ja
nulewls. David R. Johnson. Julius
O. Kolf. Charles H. Lee, Albert. A.
Lommel. James V. Lvons. William
R. MfKIm. Raymond' W. Miller.
Tnhn O'Neal. Conrad H. Ordemah.
navid M. Reld. Frank C. Schultz.
George E. Schwab. William S. Snel
ton. George F. Shields. Nell Soreleln,
William A. Sykes. Adam Trarszk.
William Vescove. LawYence E. Whit-
ford. Joseph T. Wlckler, Cloyd Wil
son, Mechanics Harry Chrlstenson,
James Lajoi.
tian, C. A. Woody: Seventeenth
Street. Evangelical, Miss Elizabeth
McDowell; First Unitarian, Mrs.
Adelaide I. Aldrich.
The men's programs for tonight
and Monday follows:
The opening session Sunday eve
ning, March 17. 7:30 o'clock
Theme: The Call to World Service.
Devotional Thought. the Master Who
Calls. Matt. 4:19. Luke 24:15.
Opening address. The Church in n
World at War. . W. E. Doughty;.
Around the World with a Missionary
Camera, T. A. O'FarreH.
Monday, March 18. morning, 10
to 12 o'clock Theme; The field to
Be Won. Devotional thought, the
Impossible Task, the Invincible
Christ5. Matt. 28:18-20. Acts 1:1V
The Northwest, C. A. Woody; Am
erica, Mrs. Adelaide I. Aldrich, A.
J. Montgomery; The World T. A.
O'Ferrell, C. R. Marsh and other
Afternoon. 2:30 to 4:30 o'clock
Theme: the Program of World Con
quest. Devotional thought, a Dav
or Good Tidings.. 11 Kings 7:1-16.
Ten minute addresses: The Man
and Millions Movement. W. F. Tur
ner; The Five Year Program, O. C.
Wright; The Victory Drive, F. J,
Clark; The Pilgrim Tercentenary, Hi'
n. Kelsey; The Every-MembeV Move-,
racnt, W. 8. Marquis; The Mission
ary Centenary, T. A. O'Farrfell. Con
ference: How to Reach Standards
of Giving and Devotion Called for by
these World Programs, W.E. Dough
ty. Address: The Living Christ
and the World's Need, H. H. Kelsey;
Monday evening. 7:30 o'clock-
Open meeting and union rally of
men and women by denomination.
Theme: The Assignments for Ser
vice. Baptist at First Baptist
church; speakers, F. A. Agar, A. M;
Petty. C. A. Woody. O. C. Wright
tnd Miss Elizabeth McDowell, C. R.
Marsh. Christian at Christian
church: speakers, W. F. Turner, Mr
J. A. Bennett and Mrs. C. O. Kurtz.
Congregational at First Congrega
tional church; speakers, H. H. Kei
sev. J. H. Mathews and Mrs. A. Jj
Sullens. Episcopal at Episcopal
church; speaker, F. J. Clark. Meth
odist at First Methodist church,
speakers T. B. Ford, Thos. A. O'Fer
rell an'd W. E. Doughty. Presbyter
ian at First Presbyterian church,
speakers, W. S. Marquis, A. J. Mont
gomery and Mrs. Adelaide I. Aid-
The women's program for tonight
and Monday is given below:
The ,
of Sprio
They're here all the new things in dress
for men, young men and boys.
Many of them have a military effect -all
of them are new new materials, new
styles, new finish.
A mammoth assortment dependable
merchandise bought early priced rea
sonably. Call and Look Them Over.
Hart, Schaffner & Marx
Suits and Overcoats
Bishop All-wool
Suits and Overcoats
X. ' : ; ' '; " ; - 1
Automobile Industry Is
Aid to Federal Government
The enormous tasks now belne
handled so efficiently by our govern
ment have been aided wonderfully
hy the automobile industry In fact,
it Is n open question whether o
not the final success of the allies will
t.oI be traced to the expelrence and
Ingenuity of the automobile engi
neer. .
Motor trucks saved Verdun. La
ter, American-made trucks ket op
en lines of communication which
forever stopped the Boche. Motor
cars at home and abroad made pos
sible increased crbps and larger In
dustries, and encouraged stupendous
activities in all lines.
The formidable "tank" Is an out
cropping of the automobile Indus
try. The new Liberty motor was de
lamed almost overnight by automo
bile engineers and built forthwith
in automobile factories. On it we
place our hopes of final supremacy,
and now "in the face of an ever-in
creasing submarine menace the auto
mobile engineer has designed and i
building In quantities a destroyer
which will surely defeat the piracy
of Germany on the seas.
The nobe deeds of the Red Cros-
have been i aided immeasnreably bv
Ihe motor ambulance. The ramifi
cations of the Y M. C. A. have be-n
carried on all fields ty motor ca
and truck. In fact, the fighting sol
dier does his best knowing that not
far away Is relief and entertainment
brought to the very trenches. by th-j
product of this most active industry
In America.
The government Is ericouragln j
the work of the automobile industry
There is plenty of gasoline for oil
at the present price. There will be
a shortage of motor cars in tht
country later In the year, due to the
necessity of building other things as
well as motor cars in motor car fac
The Velle Motors corporation ad
vises those interested in the Velle
Six to take heed of the situation an 1
order early that they may not bv
disappointed later.
The opening session. Sunday
evening, March 17, 7:30 o'clock,
Theme: The Call fo World Service
Devotional Thought The Master
Who Calls. , Mat. 4:19. Luke 24:15
Women and World ' Service Will-
lam S. Marquis.
The Challenge of the Hour Fred
erick A. Ager.
Monday, March 18. Morning, 10
to 12 o'clock. Theme: The Forces
to Be Wielded.
Devotional Thought . Mastery
Through Surrender. Eph. 3:14-21.
Woman -Mrs. Paul Raymond.
Money Frederick A. Agar.
Prayer W. E. Doughty.
Afternoont 2:30 to 4:30 o'clock
Theme: Equipment.
Devotional Thpught The Chris
tian Warrior. Eph. 6-11-18.
Conference Hour: Fundamentals
In Efficiency Mrs. Paul Raymond
and representatives of .women's
boards. , J ,
Address: Missions, the te of
the Church F. J. Clark.
Monday evening , 7:30 o'clock.
Open meeting and union rally of
men and women by denominations:
Theme: The Assignments for Service
Baptists at First Baptist Church
Speakers: V. A. Agar. A. M. Petty.
C. A. Woody. O. C. Wright and Miss
Elizabeth McDowell, C, R. Marsh.
Christian at Christian 'Church
Speakers: W. F. Turner. Mrs. J. A.
Bennett and Mrs. C. O. Kurtz.
Congregational at First Congrega
tional Church Speakers: If. H.
Kelsey. J. H. Mathews and Mrs. A. J.
Episcopal at Episcopal Church
Speaker: F. J. Clark. 1
Methodist at First Methodist
Church Speakers: T. B. ltVrd, T.
A. O'FarreH and W. E. Doughty.
Presbyterian at First Presbyterian
Church Speakers: W. S. Marquis,
A. J. Montgomery and Mrs. Adelaide
I. Aldrich.
An extraordinary product of South
Africa is the "sneeze-wood tree."
which no worm or other insect will
touch. When cut with a saw the
tree throws out a cloud of very fine
dust which always sets the sawyer
Willingness Is Shown Even to
Dispatch Vessels Through
War Zone
WASHINGTON, Marchv 16. Hol
land, on the eve of her shipping be
ing taken over by the United tSates
and Great Britain has given evidence
of a readiness to make a voluntary
agreement to that purpose, even
agreefng that the ships shall be sent
through the war zone.
In view of the continued pres
sure upon the Netherlands ty Ger
n any In opposition to such itep.
officials here were mystified at the
sudden change in the situation and
began to speculate upon what ar
rangements Holland might have
made with Berlin.
It was stated in official quarters
that Holland probably would make
liberal concessions to Germany when
she turns the ships over to the al
lies, but it was feared thai the sud
den acquiescence with the long op
losed provision that the ships be
sent through the war zone, might in
dicate that the Netherlands govern
ment was proposing u.u.ething now
it "onrrction with the negotiations
which Great Britain and tbo United
States would be unable to accept.
The" official attitude here is that
all arrangements have been made to
take over ships on Monday and that
the injection of tnv new proposals
i x.
You'll be glad to get acquainted with our
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erate priced numbers which have won their way into popular '
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179 Commercial St.
by Holland cannot stay the decisions
reached in London and Washington.
It was stater that if Holland de
sires to turn over the ships on the
terms already laid down, by volun
tary agreement, it wouM be, consid
ered very agreeable, but that they
must be taken over Monday, at all
events, on the final terms submit
ted to Tho Hague by the1 American
and Brltlr.h diplomatic representa
detail. of modern warfare from the
actual association with front line op
erations rn the American sec rs.
- Tho first increment will bo from
th officers who have bn .tr.-s'.
in Fnce. There will b-a rpliiced
by an equal number of officers train
ed here in general staff work as it
cpplies to the- war iepartracnt and
an interchange of information would
be established between the depart
ment and the fighting forces which
officials believe will be productive
to smooth administration and com-
y;. yAKMl JS XRfcATtUetent staff work on both sides of
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Duke- "Albreeht r of Wuerttemburg.
The crown prince's front included
the Alsne. Champagne and Verdun
regions, while ; Albrecht'a started in
the St. Mihlel region and extended
to the end of the line. The new Von
Gallwitc group Is indicated as rest
ing between the crown prince and
Albreeht groups.
Americans Face Oallwltz.
If Von Callwltz has taken over
any. appreciable part of Albrecht's
sertor.-it follows that theAmerJcaqs,
In the reslon northwest of Tout, at
least, and probably those on the line
east - of Iuneville, 1 are facing the
troops under this commander.
Although Germany has been
threatening Holland with dire things
if The Netherlands government
should agree to allow its ships now
In entente allies ports to pass defin
itely Into the hands of the allies, it
Is indicated in Amsterdam advices
that Holland has decided to meet
the rallied demands, including the
right to use the ships in the danger
zone. i
the water. It also will produce a
degree of coordination for ltth ends
of the three thousand miles of trans
port lines that could not be achiev
ed under any other pliKjs.
Experienced Officers to Be
" Exchanged for Those in
WASHINGTON. March 16. Ma
jor General March, chief of staff
announced today that a nan had
been approved whereby staff off'ceri
on duty with tho American expedi
tionary forces will be sv"tematcally
exchaiiCid for thos on duty in Wash
ingten. the utlimate purpose being
to have on duty here a general stff
composed entirely of officers who
hvV been through training' in the
latest elements of warfare.
It is Intended to have General Per
ching :turn to this country in de-
tah-nntf of -thirty 'the offic3-a whdH
In hi' o7tnIon, have assimilate 1 th
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Broadway Button or Lace $6.75
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