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THE BEND BULLETIN
Fair tonight iinil Friday.
IIKND, DEHCIILTKH COUNTY, OHIIGO.V, TIUHHDAY AFTKKNOON, FKIIRUAHY 8, 11)17.
; UPON WHICH
TO HE DISCUSSED.
NEUTRAL AID FAILS
TrolMl nml 'ini1rmn Germany'
urc, hut Refuse to Take Fur
Ihrr Anion Coaat Guard
Illy UnlU"J Pf-os la The Dally Bulletin.)
WASHINGTON, I). C Feb. .
Senator MeCumbor Introduced a res
olution in tlin upper llouso today,
asking (ho attorney general lo on
force government officials views on
limited submarining and warning bo
fnro torpoctciliiK. Ill regard to Amer
ican veaanls carrying the malls. Sen
ator McCumbnr mid that tlin resolu
tion wan offered lo that all bellig
erent! could clearly understand whnt
acta may make the United Slates
, fllttit. Tlin Senate ilan lo discuss
tlin resolution later.
Senator Mcl'mnlier declared that
auhmariiiea aank niutiy merchanl
iiinii without warning, and without
protest nn tin- part of Amorlrana.
lln said auch viiita Indicated that
America acquiesced In aurh war
fare when Amorlmns arn not In
Advlcea Indlrnied that no neutral
will Join In th" diplomatic break, the
I'llltcd Hlulea alanilliiK alone. Other
neutrala have protested, and con
demned Germany'! courae. but re
fined lo take further action.
It was announced that tlin follow
ing ateamera have been submarined:
Tim British atenmer Turnlno; the
, Hrltlnh atenmer lliilllnalile, the crew
of which wax saved: the llrlllnh ship
JiiitilitloHa, two drowned anil alx
'voiindcri; the Miitlah Bhlp Iloynn
'CaNlIn, and the Swedish ship Vnrlng.
It was learned that the Const
Guard aervlce hna discharged all en
JlHlnd men of German birth, on count
"WOMAN OF MYSTERY"
. TELLS OF NOTE LEAK
Illy Unll-d Press to Th. Dully llulletln.) ,
WASHINGTON. I). C. Feb. 8.-
Mm. It ti t li ThoimiHon Vlacontl, tnya
tery woman, teatlfled today In tho
pence nolo leuk probe. Hho refuand
to tell where ahe Kt the Information
Hint W. W. Price, a nnwpniicr mnn,
received $r000 for nctiiiK aa Rucre
tury Tiimnlty'a nKent.
I'rlco leatiflod, mid wept openly.
4iR ho retimed to tell where ho Rot
$1000 liiHt month.
J)K AltMONI) IHHTIUlll'TKH HIM
MAIUKH OK MKAHl'ItR AMONG
DIIUGOIHTH OKKICKItH OK
DKIIKI) TO KNH)ItCK I,AV.
BONE DRY LAW
Instructlona nn to tho provisions
of the bono-dry Inw, prepnrod In non
technical Immiingo, nro bolnR glvon
y DlBtrlct Attornoy H H. DoArmond,
7 number of mlmnogrnphotl coplos
having. boon left with tho druggists
of the city this morning. Tho bonding
of druggists soiling alcohol, the llm
4 Hing of tho snlo so that It cannot ho
used In the manufacture of a hover
ugo, and tho restriction of physicians'
prescriptions so that It will bn Im
poBHlblo to socuro alcohol combined
1 nn modlclno In sufficient quantities
to be usod ns a bovorago nro omphn
lzod. Drinking In any public plnco, and
flrunKonnons, n is poinioa out. are
; ivlnlnllnna nf the law.
i Bpoclal Instructions have boon Is
sued to county and city officers to
t enforce the law to the letter.
BRITISH HOPE TO CHECK GERMANS
BY MEANS OF NEW SEA "WAR AREA"
PPM ffNO Hgw fl
Under tha British admiralty mnoune
metit recently made, all the ara of wa
ters within tli Hum eHemting eastward
from near Klambomuah Head. pliuwn
In ttia map, ta declared dangerous (o ship
plug aa are all Ihs watera lo lha anal ward,
eicept lha three ml la atrip along lha
lanlah and iMitch roaeta
How thta area has been or will bo ran
dared dajifieruus la not disclosed, It la be
CLIFTON FVANH UIIJ. START
TAKING HTAIFFF.R MAIL I'ltOM
IIKND. FEBRUARY in HID
Word was received today by Post
mnaler Henry II. Ford that Clifton
Kvaiia, of Hend, now living near
II or mo Uldge, haa been awarded the
contract for carrying the mall from
Hend lo Htauffer, a dlatance of 90
mllea, he having submitted the low
bid of (2000 a year. The contract
begins on February 19, and clnpHcn
on Juno 30, 1917. "
The beginning of Mr. Kvana' work
will mark what Is virtually the ch
liibllahmenl of a new route, the
Btnuffer mail having hitherto been
taken from Prlnevllle. llrothera,
Imperial, Hampton and ltolyat are
Included In the routo, and two round
trips per week must bo made.
PLAN BRICK HOMES
Three Dwelling, AvpruglnK '-VWMI,
to Htnri In Hlver Terrui-e at Once,
What will bo among the first res
idence buildings to bo started this
senson In Hend will bo commonced
In Hlver Terrace Immediately, It was
announced. Jack Tansoy will erect
two brick dwellings, and Clinton
Clement will construct another home
of tho same material, Tho .cost will
run In the neighborhood" of I2G00
Two of tho dwellings will bo oc
cupied by the builders, as soon as
CAR HITH HOY.
Crossing Oregon street, at Bond,
this afternoon, a small boy was run
Into by an automobile which was
turning the corner. He was not hurt
tf any oxtent. The little fellow had
rone hod tho corner whon the car
approached, and turned back to Join
his mother, who was still on the
crossing, running out In front of tho
SALARY FIXED FOR
(By Ualted Prw to Th. Dally Bulletin) .
SALEM, Or., Fob. 8. House
bill No. 118, Introduced by tho
DoBcliutes dologntlon, fixing
the Biliary of the Doschutes
county diHtrlct nttornoy, H, II.
DoArmond, at $1000 was signed
by Governor James Withy
combo this morning. Tho bill
originally specifiod $1500 as
tho district attorney's salary,
but this ' was reduced by the
Ways and Moans commit too,
who are cutting expenses In ov
ery dlroctlon, to the bone.
lieved that mines will bo frly usd here
and thai tho Itrltlah fleet, under tho com
mand of Admiral Hnnity, ihown In tha
picture, will bo no distributed aa virtually
to put a nghttr.g cordon around tha North
on exits of Oar many.
According to lha vfewa of American
naval experts tha purpose of tho British
naval authorities are aa follows:
Klmt.-To prevent the egress of German
ana raldera aa wall aa the return of thoaa
PRAYS FOR DEATH
OF FEDERAL JUDGE
ON LEAVING COURT
Mr. Murnnn-1 Cornell lleglna One
Year Term for Complicity In
'' (By VnH4 IW'lo Th. Dully Butfrtin) '
SAN FRANCISCO. Fob. 8. Mrs.
Margaret Cornell went to San Quen
tin today to atart serving a year's
sentence In tho penitentiary, for im
plication In the German plot. As
she left tha court room, she yelled
nt the Judge. "I will pray for your
denlh as long as I have a breath
federal Judge Hunt gave Hopp and
his aaoclates until tomorrow to raise
tho $25,000 ball required.
THAT HEND'S HAVING
SOME WEATHER NOW
.Met-clmiilN lire Showing Spring Goods,
IIoiim ( leaning Ik In Vogue
Night an- Great.
Isn't Ihls some weather?
If you were not reminded that It
in February, you might be looking
for yor Btraw hat, sunbonnet, or
ginghams, the days being so sug
gestive of springtime.
Doubtless you remember a year
ngo, JiiBt about this time, when
Uncle Sam's mall conveyors were tied
up tor sovoral days and no papers
arrived, and a little later Portland
Btitforod a silver thaw the like of
which it had not seen In years. Well,
that waB unusual.
This sort of weather old timers
say Is not to be thought of as un
usual, but Juat what one may expect
for Central Orogon.
Everybody who can these days Is
taking advantage of the bright, warm
sunshiny days. Stores, you will find
upon observation, or at least many
of them are leaving tholr front doors
opon and permitting their furnace
fires to tllo down. House cleaning
Booms to bo coming a bit early.
To prospective lady shopporB: The
merchants are now receiving their
now linos of spring merchandise.
Materials for light Bprlng. dresses
are now on display in tholr show
windows and Indicate the many new
and novel patterns that will bo of
fered to tho lady buyer.
Although It Is a llttlo chilly these
evonlngs to take a ride Into the coun
try any great distance, the chill
that one rocolvos can easily be for
gotten at the unexcelled viow of the
surrounding country, tho mountains
and tho timber that lie in every dl
roctlon. The CnBcade Mountains, to
the west, with their snow-capped
poaks, loom up In the moonlight like
sontlnels on the western sky, It's
worth a little trip out of town a few
miles to see thorn.
The roads, tor the most part, out
-af.town are In fairly good condition.
recently, and perhaps at 111, roving tho At
lantic. Herond. To enable the British fleet to
deal better with the German hlich seaa
fleet should It make another dash Into Uie
North aea this spring.
Third. To prevent German raiding"
forces from making dashes acroaa the
North aea to attack the coaat of England.
Fourth.-To, enable Die lirltlsh navy to
stop the voyages of the Deuischland and
other Gorman commercial submarinea.
ON FATED SHIP
Wi ' - ' t I -r'- -
DEATH TOLL ON CALIFORNIA. 43
.VKSHEL ATTACK KD MY TWO
SUIMAIUNKH, AND SANK IN
(By Unhd Prw to Th Daily Bullttin)
NEW YORK", Feb, 8. Glasgow
cabled the Anchor Hue today that
six women- and five children are
among the missing from the Cali
fornia, reported torpedoed yesterday.
The cablegram said that the steam
er was torpedoed without warning.
The Rrltish consulate learned that
three babies perished. The only
American abonrd was saved.
Officers of the California stated
today that the ship was attacked by
two submarines, sinking in 20 min
utes. They confirmed the report
that no warning was given. The lat
est reports stated that 43 perished.
(By Ualted PrM to Th Dally Bulletin)
COPENHAGEN", Feb. 8. It was
learned today that IT Danish sailors
perished, when the Belgian relief
ship Uarskruse was torpedoed with
out warning. The ship was entering
the barred zone, unaware of Ger
many's edict, and was carrying grain.
Y. M. C. A. OFFICIAL
Have Klxalng and Hugging Till Later,
or You'll Tire of It Too Soon,
(By United Pr-M to The Daily Bulletin)
NEW YORK, Feb. 8. The cudgel
against "mushing" was taken up with
a vengeance here today by Secretary
Charles W. Dietrich of the Central
Y. M. C. A. Ho defined the term
as "that hugging, kissing habit" of
young men and womon at parties
"It's very bad from every stand
point, this dark and dangerous 'mush'
party," said Dietrich. "Yet it Is a
great habit among young folks to
day. "If you 'mush' too much, you
will get tired of it before you ought
to. They didn't havo anything of
that Bort whon I was young and I
know of it now only through my
sons, who, by tho way, have only
heard of the 'mush' parties; they
don't attend them.
. "Don't carry your demonstrations
too far when you are engaged. Use
kisses tor affection, not for passion;
and your arm for protection, not for
"Marriage certificates of health
are advlsoble. My son-in-law gnve
me ono, although I did not demand
TO WATCH FOR ACTS
AGAINST U. S.
Citizen of Foreign Illrtb Not Sus
pected, but Dlxtrlct Attorney,
Hlierirr'a Office and Police
Will Keep Jxx.kout.
Pursuant to the government policy
of survellance since the breaking
of diplomatic relations between the
United States and Germany, a letter
has been sent by the V. 8. district at
torney at Portland, to District At
torney H. H. DeArmond here, asking
that he exercise all due vigilance In
the prevention of overt acts against
the government on tbe part of cit
izens of foreign birth. The names
of any citizens who might be viewed
with suspicion because of possible
actions favoring Germany or Austria,
are asked to be furnished the U. S.
Mr. DeArmond has taken the mat
ter up with Sheriff S. E. Roberta
and Chief of Police L. A. W. Nixon,
both of whom have promised to keep
a most careful vigil. He has also
advised AuguBt Anderson, Deputy
Sheriff, at Redmond, of the situa
The Deschutes county district at
torney does not apprehend any trou
ble of the $!nd mentlorredV b- an
nounced this morning that he is
ready to carry out federal instruc
tions to the letter.
The letter received by Mr. DeAr
mond closes with an expression of
faith in the loyalty of the naturalized
citizens of Oregon. .
SALT LAKE CAPITALIST
HERE; MAKES LOANS
W. P. Madaen, President of Western
Loan and Building Company,
Believing that Bend is one of the
best established towns in the north
west and has a future possessed by
few in the west, the Western Loan
& Building Company, of Salt Lake
City, today approved loans on three
business blocks this morning to the
amount of approximately $50,000.
which brings the total amount of
their loans in the last several months
to Bend builders of residences and
business blocks up to $150,000.
The loans were approved this
morning at the suggestion of P. W.
Madsen, president and manager of
the company, who is in Bend today
on a tour of Inspection.
"I have watched carefully," said
Mr. Madsen this morning, "tbe vol
ume of business that has been com
ing through our state agent, V. W.
Burke, and I have been concerned in
the town to a considerable extent
outside our immediate financial in
terests, and determined to come and
look over the field. I knew that your
chief industry was lumber and I was
interested to know whether you had
any other assets aside from lumber.
I have found that Bend has other
assets. I am impressed most favor
ably with the town itself. That Is
why we have approved additional
loans today, for permanent business
blocks In your city."
SHELL U. S. VESSEL
THROUGH A MISTAKE
(By United Pre- to Tha Dally Bulletin)
RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb. 8. A
Brazilian battleship tired on the
American steamer Evelyn, on account
of misunderstanding signals. It was
reported today. The Evelyn was un
damaged, and returned to the har
bor, where the misunderstanding was
HOUSE BARS THE USE
OF "CIGS" IN STATE
(By United Preaa to The Dally Bulletin)
SALEM, Or., Feb. 8. The
( House today passed the Sween-
ey bill, absolutely prohibiting
the sale and use of cigarettes.
A bitter debate on the question
-- was characterized by many ver-
bal claBhes. Representative
Burton spoke In favor of the
! bill, saying that all tobacco
users are filthy.
The bill may be ruled un-
j- constitutional, as it prohibits
shipping cigarettes Into the
U. S. CITIZENS.
American Secret Service Men Fea
Teutons May Foment Mexican
Border Raid Mines Laid
la Mobile Harbor.
By Carl W. Ackerman,
(United PreM Stall Correspondent)
BERLIN. Feb. 8. The . govern
ment will not permit Ambassador
Gerard, American newspaper men,
and other American citizens to de
part until a safe conduct has been
B-rnnteri A mhAHRadnr von Rftrnatnrff
from America. No pasporta will be
issued until tbe attitude of Washing-'
ton In regard to the old Prussian
treaty, permitting citizens nine
months in which to adjust business
interests after the severance of re
lations, has been learned.
Berlin la qutetr wlUL.no demon-
It was officially announced today
that Wilson's second Inaugural win
be "observed with the greatest sim
plicity, on account of the Interna
tional crisis.'.' -y,. ... - -.
(By Uaited Press to The Daily Bulletin.)
WASHINGTON, ,D. C. Feb. 8.
The State Department announced to
day that the French government has
granted German Ambassador von
Bernstorff a safe conduct. Immed
iate adjustment of American deten
tions are expected.
SWISS ASSUME WORK .
(By United Preu to The Daily Bulletin.)
LONDON, Feb. 8. Ambassador
Page notified the State Department
today that the Swiss embassy is now
handling German Interests in Great
(By United Press to The Daily Bulletin)
EL PASO. Feb. 8. United States
secret service men are watching Ger
man agents at Juarez, and Chihua
hua. It is feared that the Germans
(Continued on last page.)
TO BE STARTED
PRJNGLE BUILDING, ON WALL
AND OREGON, AND BPHIKR
BUILDING, ON MINNESOTA AND
BOND, SOON UNDER WAY.
Early season prospects of unusual
activity in building in Bend this
year, were made known today when
it was learned that two new store
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weeks. One Is to be a red brick 100
by 60 structure, on the northwest
corner of Oregon and Wall street,
and will be owned by A. M. Pringle,
manager of the United Warehause
company, while the other will be on
the northwest corner of Minnesota
and Bond streets, D. Sphter being
The Pringle building will have Its
largest dimension on Oregon Btreet,
where there will be three store rooms,
while two stores will front on Wall.
The Sphter building was com
menced last tall, but after the base
ment had been dug and stone foun
dations laid, construction was halted
indefinitely. The building will be
of white pressed brick, much of the
matrlal already being on hand.'
The cost of the two structures wat