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THE BEND BULLETIN
Tonight uml Wednesday, fulr
uml ooldor; iiuillii'itHlinly wIiiiIm
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Vol,, I - JiKNI, DEHCII UTEH COUNTY, OREGON, Tt'KHIMY AFTERNOON, JANUARY HO, 1017 NO. 4
MILE LONG TRAIN ON
WAY TO BORDER.
11. H. TrMM Will Return a Hoon
m last uf HntllrrN urn Hafe
Itlol Danger ! a Mexi
cans Consent to WunIi.
Ill- United Press to Th. D.lly Bulletin)
EL PAHO, Jim. !j0, To protect
settlors unable to escape from thn
Colonla Dublun district, two cavalry
units of thn Pershing expedition aro
remaining behind, to remain until
thn liiHt settler leaves. Ah hciuii us
nil wlio aro In any danger have de
parted, tlio cavalry will hurry north
ward. Hovnrul cavalry detachment aro
already nnarliiK Paloiua. nnur thu
border. Refugee slated that a wag
on I ruin a mil" long, composed of
Mormon settlers, loft Colonla Dub
J'ussnngnri from Columbus said
that a IiIk ritvli'W of the mitlru Amer
ican x)udltlon U scheduled for Pa-
lomn Lako. flvo mile ovur tho bar
Ona hundred cavalrymen of tho
4ln facto government, ura KUardlUK
tho International bridge to prevent
fresh rlota. Mexicans have a K rood
to submit to buliiK bathed bufuro en
tering tho United States.
illy (InlU-l Preee to The Delly Bulletin)
WASHINGTON. D. C, Jan. 30.
Jt was olDclally learned today that
.Amhaasudor Fletcher la to bo aunt
to Mexico City "vory oon." Thl
official rcoKiiltlnn of Curranta la tho
flrat atop In Wllaon'a now policy.
'Thn flrat wa tho withdrawal of Gen
eral Perthlnc , .
FRENCH ATTACK ON
HILL 304 FAILURE
I By United Preee to Tho Dally Bulletin)
BERLIN, Jan. 30. It la an
nounced that tha French unsuccess
fully attacked Mill No. 304 laat
night. Artlllory flro between Ancro
.and tha Somtno, and roconnoltorlng
engagements In the A r tola sector
JO FREE ROOKS SAYS
LOWER HOUSE TODAY
. Mr Unltnl fnm to Tho IMIIv Bullrtln)
8ALKM, Or.. Jan. 30. Tha House
today dnfiiatod Kepreauntntlvo Tlch
onor's bill providing for froe text
tooks, 84 negstlvo votoa balng cnat.
Reprnanntutlva Bowman's bill with
drawing aid from sectarian Institu
tions, waa passed after a moat heat
ed dabato, 38 to 20.'
Tho Bonata pasaod tha llouao bill
making tho salary of supremo court
Justices $4600 annually.
KKATKK DKMKKK OV 8ANITA
TION AND COMr'OnT AT CAMP.
ING lI,ACKH TO fK OIUKfT OV
IAH M, TOUI-MTKY OKFICK;
To Introduco a greater dogroo of
nmfnrt nnd sanitation at tho camp
ing places on tho1 Doschutns national
forest, vlsltod ouch yoar by thous
ands, will bo tho ondoavor of the
forest service, Supervisor W. O. Hast
ings announcod this morning. Mr.
Hastings has fllod a report with tho
district office In Portland, asking for
funds wltt which to carry out tbosa
Wbllo thoro aro approximately 100
mich camping grounds on tho forest,
tho work will havo to bo done grad
ually, and Mrs. Huntings' plant for
tho coming suasou embrace only
Bovon of tha moat frnqunntad spots,
thn outlots of Odnll nnd Croaoont
lukns, and points nlong tha Motollus.
In addition to gnnornl sanltntlnn,
rninpB flropliioos will bo built, tubloa
nnd aenls constructed, nnd signs giv
ing liiHli'iirtlons to campars posbnd.
Thn foroslry department's policy
in this regard wn put Into action
IiihI yonr, but Mr. Hustings fools that
tho work can now be done much
BEND QUINTET WILL
. PLkY PRINEVILLE
loail I'lvn Hliotva Vp HtroiiK AguliiNt
High Helmnl Ten in, Winning
r to 1 7, l'i't Night.
Ilnnd I'rliiMvlllo basketball team
will (dual) In the first Kainu
of thn auuiton In Hum! next Thuraday
ovnnliiK at tho lllppodroino at 8:16
o'clock. Tho Ilnnd flvo la now going
In fulr ahupn, and with two more
tiff game thla week to tune up on,
tho local quintet ahould be In tho
boat ahapo for Thursday's perform
ance against tho Crook county flvo.
Tho local flvo haa two weaknesses.
Tho KuardliiK la tha wbukntt dnpurl
innnt of Ita tactlca, althouKh the
prospects In thla department look
bottor than thny did a wonk ago.
Nelson la faat, but lined anothor man
with oquul Rpitod to covor tho guard
lug aa It ahould bo. Tho team la alow
on foot aa a wholo, aa waa evidenced
In Ita Kttino lual night with tho high
school, In which tha town flvo de
feated thu high school f9 to 17. Tho
achool toain .although mldgota, play
oil faat ball,
Rend and foster seem to muko
up thn backbono of tho Ilnnd toum.
Hood la ubuut 90 per emit auro on
basket from tho fluid, and Koator,
towering no litaa thun eight foot with
bla anna alriitclind akyward, handlita
thn bull In paaaua and shooting In
audi u way lliut a citnler of ordinary
hiilghl hua lllllo chanco to tip tho
It la undnratood Intro that I'rlno
vllln baa a fast and aggressive team,
that haa linen working for aevoral
week and la ready for Bond Thurs
A nominal admlaalon of 2C centa
will be charged for tho gume.
COUNTY III 1,1. GIVEN
HAI.K'M, Or., Jan. ilO.
(Hpcclnl.) The Hcnnto Juillr
lory committer re(ortMl favor-
ably today on the bill "rrrat-
I lug lrochuli county," alrraily
, paaoml by the IIiiumi, , The
menauro in come up tor a mi
SEATTLE BANK FAILS
Mow Return on German Ixnm la the
Causa of Inaolvencjr.
(Br UnlMTra U Th. Doll BulWtla)
SEATTLE, Jan. 30. Tho North
era Bank A Truat Company failed to
open Its doom thla morning. Its
liabilities are $1,600,000 and Its oa
aeta f 1,100,000. Failure was antic
ipated following tha Investigation of
affairs by tho stata bank examiners.
Slow returns on losns constitute
the cause of the failure. Many loans
had boon .mado to Gorman Interesta
soma of them before the war.
CHARGE SCHOOL HEAD
Dy United Pro to Tho Dolly Bulletin)
SACRAMENTO, Co!., Jan. 80.'
Charged with "drunkenness and Im
moral and unprofessional conduct,"
John A. Mcivor, principal of the Por
ta Costa, Cul., schools appoared be
fore tho state board of education to
day for a "fight to the finish."
Mclver stoutly donlea all these
charges which ore mado by the dis
trict trustees and has hired two prom
inent attorneys to dofond him. Tho
dlroct matter ' bofore the board- Is
whothor or not to rovoke Mclvr's dip
loma. The specific charge against Mcivor
is that on Octobor 7, laat, ho became
intoxicated when ho vlsltod Martinet,
Cal., to attend a boad meeting. It
is alleged that ha tpont considerable
tlmo In a saloon on Ferry street In
that city, accompanied by his wife.
The trustees also charge that he vls
ltod othor saloons and Imbibed so
frooly that ho was plainly Intoxicated.
CLOW GETS RELEASE
FROM PORTLAND NINE
Local Pitcher Neotb More Experience
lo Qualify for Faster Company,
Thinks Walter McCrmlle.
Until last Saturday, whon he was
roloased by Managnr McCredte, of the
Finland baseball club, Carl Clow,
of Bend, was due tor a trip to the
Beach of Wnlklkal and Honolulu,
But tho trip has not panned out for
this local URplrnnt for a pitching po
sition with tho Portland BnnvorB.
Clow Is only ono of throe, how
over, who failed to come under the
(). K. stump of tho Portlnml limn
agor. Clow pitched for Bond during most
of liiHt snnnon, Ha hulls from Ln
I'lna, Is only 18 yours old and has
good prospnots, with a llttlo more
JIJY IS BROUGHT
TO RUNAWAY BOY
LAD IS PROTEGE OF
Ton-Yrar-Old Tom Madoc Decide
Awarding of Contract, Then I
Purchiwetl Oimplcte New
Outfit of Clothe.
Grout joy waa brought yestordny
uftornoon to tha heart of a small boy
and almost us much to four represen
tatives of Portland stationery houses,
who pluyed tho part of good Sumurl
tuns to the youngator. The boy was
10-your-old Tom Madoc, who ran
awuy from hit homo in Bond, two
waoks ago and was brought buck
yesterday and his benefactors were
A. C. Ilarnekoff, A. V. Wells, A. W.
Mlloa und N. B. Chapinun.
Tho parly started when the boy,
sitting In tho county court room was
asked to decide which of the four
aulesnu.-n ahould rocolve the contract
for furnishing supplies of a certain
kind to the county, their bids having
boon Identical. Drawing names out
of a hat, -Tom awardod the contract
to Mr. Wells, tho Irwln-Hodaon mun
It was then that the attention of
the four was drawn to tbe boy's
shoes, nearly worn out and at least
throe a'es too largo for him. With
tha permission of Sheriff Roberts,
they took, the youngster through the
Hand stores and not only fitted him
out with shoes, but with a complete
new supply of clothes, including
changes. Then they decided that bis
hair needed trimming, but their
money wot no god when It came to
buying a haircut. The Metropolitan
barber- shop donated that.
A bath at the Pilot Butte hotel. In
which the four took turns In scrub
bing their protege until he was posi
tively spotless, completed tbe cole-
To say that Tom waa highly elated,
would be putting It mildly and this
morning, he Insisted on displaying
his new finery before he waa taken
by Mr. Roberta to be returned to hit
Senate Tallica Itcaolutlon to Discuss
(Br United Prou to Tb. Doily Bullrtln)
WASHINGTON, D. C, Jan. 30.
Cummin's resolution providing for
a debate on Wilson's peace address,
was tabled In the Senate today,
the resolution bolng plgeou-holed by
a vote of 38 to 80.
During debate on the question,
Senator Cummins doclared that the
spoech abounded In "universally ac
cepted generalities, meaning noth
ing but pleasure to the- ear." ' He
said he wanted to sound a warning
agoftnst a "plan moaning nothing but
BEND TAKES RECORD
Barney O'Doniicll Hells Steers In
Portland nt U Itate.
(By United Prou to Tho Daily Bulletin)
PORTLAND, Jan. 30. All prev
ious records ln prices paid hore for
cattle were broken In Portland yes
torday, when a carload of choice se
lected fat steers from Bond sold at
It at the North Portland yards. The
stoors were hay fed, and the price
Is the highest ever paid here for
Thoy were brought In by Barney
O'Donuell, Bend butcher, and were.N
for the most part, from the Maytlold
ranch ln the Crooked river valley.
FOOT OF SNOW FALLS
IN 24 HOURS TIME
That snow In the vicinity of Cres-'
cent and Big Rlvor is two feet deep,
Is the word received this afternoon
by Forost Supervisor Hastings. More
than halt of tho snow toll during
tho last 24 hours.
STUDENTS PASS EXAMINATIONS.
J. Alton Thompson, superinten
dent of schools, reports the following
partial list of Bticcossful candidates
for eight-grado examinations, which
ontltlos thorn to promotion Into tho
high schools of tha county: Grnco
Uottroll, Kathryn Dny, Oudrun Dutt,
Wnltor Dlmlck, Lydla Sherror nnd
Harry Snydor of Bond; Allison Prlch-
ard and Francis Rodfleld, ot Des-ohutos.
JUDGE T. E. J. DUFFY IS
Opinion Hold Defendants Took No
Part in Action of K. Hva Norrla
Against Elda Ilell, on III
Fated Auto Excursion.
SALEM, Or., Jan. 30. (Special.)
The supremo court this morning
sustained the appeal of the defend
ants In the case of the State of Ore
gon vs. Kthal Howell and John Col
lins. Indicted September 14, 1915,
by the grand Jury of Crook county,
and charged with having been party
to the crime against Elda Belt, for
which E. Rco Norrls was later con
victed at The Dalles, in September,
Judge T. E. J. Duffy Is reversed,
according to the opinion of the
court, for not having sustained the
motion of the defendants' attorneys
to direct the Jury to return a ver
dict of acquittal.
Knume of Case Given.
The court. In giving Its opinion,
recites the history of the Indictment,
Indicating that while Howell and Col-
Una participated In the ill-fated auto
excursion to The Dalles, nothing is
In the evidence to show that they
ever Influenced Elda Bell In any
way which could be Interpreted as
criminal solicitation, within the
meaning of tbe statute.
Dates Back to 1015.
The charge of which Mrs. Howell
and John Collins have been acquit
ted dates back to July 9, 1915, when.
according to a statement In the brief
of the appellants, Rea Norrls, one
of tbe defendants convicted on a
separate ttatotory charge, invited
Etnet Howrii to take -a trip to The
Dalles and engaged Collins to take
them on tbe trip. On their war to
The Dalles, they stopped at Tumalo,
and. Norrls directed Collins to go
to the home of Elda Bell, the pros
ecuting witness in tbe case, stating
that he wanted to collect some mon
ey. The girl, it it stated, was not
known by either Mrs. Howell or Col
lins. Miss Bell paid Norrls $25 and
asked him where he was going. Nor
rls said he waa going to The Dalles,
whereupon the girl asked, to be per
mitted to accompany them. The
girl's father was present and made
no objection to her taking tbe trip.
When only a short way from Tuma
lo, Norrls directed Collins, who was
driving the car, to turn back as the
girl wanted to return home, where
upon Collins did as directed, but
after turning the car about and start
ing to return, the girl stated that
she had changed her mind and would
go on, and Collins was advised to
proceed toward The Dalles
Girl Cared For.
They stayed over night in Shan
lko and wnt to The Dalles the fol
lowing day, where the crime for
which Norrls wat convicted at The
Dalles was committed. During the
trial of the case, both parents of the
Bell girl died and she was later tak
en In charge by a Portland home
Itt this action the defendants, Col
lins and Howell were represented
by Vornon A. Forbes and H. H. De
Arniond, of Bend, and Jay H. Upton,
of Prlnevllle. The State was repre
sented by Wlllard Wirt and W. P.
BORROWER IS SHOT
Woman Shoots to Scare, Is Alleged
Earl Rusmussen Near Death.
(By United Prou to Th. Daily Bulletin)
GOLD HILL, Or., Jan. 30. Earl
Rasmussen la near death here, as
the result ot a gunahot wound in the
head. It is alleged that he entered
one of the barns on the Harper ranch
and attempted forcibly to remove
two horses, after his own ran away.
He Intended to borrow them.
Pearl Bohart, the housekeeper, re
fused permission, and Is alleged to
have fired three shots at RasmuBsen,
Intending merely to frighten him,
RACING CIRCUIT WAR
(By United Preiu to Tho Dully Bulletin)
TOLEDO, 0 Jan. 80. Owners' of
tracks In the Ohio circuit will tnent
here todny to consider action regard
ing tho war botwoen.thnt circuit and
what Is known as the Erie circuit.
Pear of action by tho Erie division,
which plntiB opposing dates, prompt
ed the call.
TO HEM IN RAIDER
North Atlantic Flwt Will Operate
aH Miles Off Handy Hook
Mysterious Vessels ftocn.
NEW YORK, Jan. 30. It is au
thoritatively stated that the entire
North Atlantic squadron of the Brls-
ish navy has ordered a patrol of the
waters adjacent to New York, hunt
ing the raider. The Oerman ship
Is Deported to be. lurking off Nan
tucket Light. The advance detach
ment of the British squadron has al
ready entered the New York area.
The British counsel Intimated that
the fleet may operate about 200 miles
off Sandy Hook.
Several steamship captains report
ed seeing mysterious vessels, and
wireless messages reported that the
sailing of allied ships is embargoed.
Tbe fleet from Halifax is steaming
toward the patrol squadron, helping
In the endeavor to trap tbe -raider.
NOTE PROBE TVRNS FROM BA
RfCH TO VON BERNSTORFF,
BIT DEFINITE KUDENCE IS
( By United Pros to The Daily Bulletin)
NEW YORK, Jan. 30. Bernard
Baruch, Wall Street operator, today
told the members of the House rules
committee, conducting the Invest!
gation as to the source of the leak
ot information on President Wilson's
peace note, that he had cleared near
ly $500,000 playing "peace hunches"
In December. He said he sold 28,
000 shares ot steel, short, on De
cember 19, when Lloyd George ad
dressed the House of Commons, leav
ing the door ot peace open.
Tbe Investigators apparently tried
to trace the leak to von Bernstorff.
The questioned Archibald White, a
friend ot von Bernstorff, but be denied-flatly
any advance information
having been ; received." He denied
trading during the period covered
by the leak.
COLLEGIANS TO DINE
Half a Hundred Will Be at Gather
ing, Decides Committee." .
Approximately 50 university and
college men will attend the organiza
tion dinner to be given in February,
according to the list of guesU com
plied last night by the temporary
membership committee, meeting at
the Emblem club.
While the date for the dinner was
originally set for February 12, this
has been set aside because ot the
boxing match scheduled for the same
evening between Billy George and
Valley Trambitas. The time tor the
gathering will be announced by the
TWO MILITIA UNITS
ARE MUSTERED OUT
WASHINGTON, . Jan. 30. It Is
announced that the following addi
tional militia units ordered from
their stations, have been mustered
out: Troop A, cavalry; Battery A,
Oregon field artillery; and Troop B,
cavalry; Company A, Washington sig
QUAKE 7,000 MILES
AWAY IS RECORDED
CLEVELAND. Jan. 300. The St.
Ignatius seismograph registered 'the
most Bevere earthquake In two years,
at 10' o'clock last night. It lasted
until 11:35. Father Odenbach said
that the quake was 7000 miles dis
TWO RESOLUTIONS UP
ON WILSON'S NOTE
(By United Preai to Tho Dolly Bulletin) '
WASHINGTON, D. C, Jan. 30.
Senator Lewis introduced a resolu
tion today defining President Wil
son's address as "not proposing the
abolition of the Monroe doctrine."
McCumber Introduced a resolution
endorsing the President's peace
wishes, hot agreeing with his phrase,
"pence without victory."
WILSON' S PHYSICIAN
TO GET APPOINTMENT
WASHINGTON, D. C, Jan. 30.
The Senate naval committee favors
ProBidont Wilson's nomination of
Dr. Grayson, his personal physician,
na Rear Admiral. This means Jump
ing 100 grades. The fight for tho
nppolntment on tho Senate floor Is
BEND IS FREE
HEALTH SURVEY HERE
Better Disposition of Sewage la Ideal
of Department Ready Coopera
' tion In Sanitation Program la
Given by Mill Companies. -
That Bend Is entirely free from
Lcontaglous or Infectious diseases. Is
the report of Health Officer Dwlght
L. Miller, who with Chief of Police
L. A. W. Nixon, acting health offi
cer, has Just completed a survey ot
local sanitary conditions. "As toon
as the new county organization Is
absolutely complete, we will estab
lish means of taking care of cases ot
the kind, should any arise," Dr. Mil
ler says, "but in the meantime we
must ask for the cooperation of res
idents, not only of Bend, but of the
surrounding country as well." One
of the Ideals ot the health depart
ment Is to have proper means pro
vided for toe disposal ot sewage, and
thus eliminate all sources of dan
ger. Prevention Sought.
Bend Industries, Dr. Miller and
Mr. Nixon found, ere more than
ready to act on any suggestions giv
en them. The surrey waa started
on the complaint of residents along
the river, that the waters of the
stream were being contaminated by
sewage and refuse. The two big
mill plants were visited, and ready
cooperation was offered. ,
At the Brooka-Scanlon Lumber
Co. plant, men are now at work re
pairing the . septic : tank, and con
structing a hew one,' while the Shev-lin-Hlzon
Company Is taking similar
steps. Carl A. Johnson, of the lat
ter company; went over the works
in 'person, with the inspectors, and
declared that the company la not
only glad to have suggestions, but
la ready to spend any amount of
money needed to make health, con
Particular attention Is being paid
by the health authorities to the sew
age problem to insure the prevention
ot such diseases as cholera and ty
phoid fever, where the chief carrier
ot Infection is water. -
UNKNOWN MAN TERRORIZES
NURSES, BUT , FLEES " WHEN
HELP COMES ATTEMPT SEC
OND WITHIN WEEK. t
A hurried telephone call from Miss
Annette Blodgett, nurse at the Bend
Surgical Hospital, at 9:15 o'clock
last night, brought Dr. J. C. Vende
vert, Chief ot Police Nixon and Night
Officer Frank Kulp to the scene, but
nothing could be found ot the man
who Miss Blodgett claimed had at
tempted to break into tbe place,
The description she gave is that the
man was tall, wore a black slouch,
hat and long overcoat, and tallies
with that given by Miss Buelah Ben
nett, another nurse, and Joe Young,
a patient at the hospital.
The two nurses were in a back
room In the building when they saw
the man rattling the window, ap
parently trying to force his way in.
Young, still using crutches, neces
sitated by an injured foot, came to
their relief, but found that the only
revolver ln the building 'was with
out shells. After they had used the
telephone, they saw the man In front
ot the hospital, and this time he
menaced Miss Blodgett and Young
with a revolver. The nurses ran up
stairs and locked themselves in un
til help came.
All three, who wore down stairs
at the time the man first appeared,
caught a full look at his faco, and
believe thoy would be able to identi
fy him. '
Dr. Vandevert states that tbe at
tempt Ib the second within a week's
time, the first having been mnde last
Thursday night ', He does not be
lieve that robbory was the object.