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NOTE SENT BRITAIN
Amcrteaa Sblpplng Must Not Be
Dtllnite Statement A eked at to
Intention oi Future Conduct
Dotal It Forbidden.
WMhlnfton, D. C. The United
States government dispatched Tueedsy
lone doU t Greet Britain, Insisting
on arly Iroprovsrosnt In th trstmnt
of Amerlcsu eommerc by th British
fleet, It gev warning that publls
criticism was) genersl over unwsrrsnt
4 Interference with the legitimate
foreign trad of tha United State.
Tba document, constituting tha
strongest rapraaantallon on thia sub
ject msde by tha United Bute to any
of tba belllgerenU sine tha outbroak
of tha war, waa esbled to Ambaaaaaor
Pag to ba formally presented to Sir
Edward Gray, British foreign aaera
Ury. U preparation waa beguo month
a(o by Solicitor Cona Johnson, Coun
aalor Lansing d SaeraUry Bryan and
Anally bad tha psrsonal attantlon of
President Wilson, who revised ita
phrsaeology with mlnuta esre.
At tba datallad point of flaw of tha
Unltad HUtM In numaroua specific
eaaaa of dotontiona and aaiiuraa of ear
goee bad baan aat forth In a aarlaa of
emphatic protaaU, moat of which have
gon unheeded, thla communication
waa coached In f anaral terms, cover
infc tha ntlre aubject of the relations
between tha Unltad Butaa and Graat
Britain aa affected by tha lattar'a
Mal policy, considered highly objec
tionable by thla government.
'Sine franca baa adopted practically
ba Mtna docrcce on contraband aa baa
fUreet BrlUln, tha noto la virtually a
Lutetnent InUndad for all tha mam
ber of tba trlpla antanta.
' Tba note deeisr at in outset mat
tha rapraaantatlona ar mada In a
friandly apliit. but that tha Unltad
Stataa eonaldara It boat to apaak In
term of frankness, laat silence ba
wiiiiuJ aa an amulaaance In a Policy
which Infringed tba rlghU of Ameri
nn citliana undar tha lawa of nations.
Tba doeumant polnta out that com
ptilnU on mm alda and public crltl
clam In tba Unltad Stataa bold tha
British policy aa directly reeponeible
for tha depreaaion In many American
Industries, situation tha seriousness
of which muat ba apparent to Graat
Relmburssmenl alone tor cargoes
onlawfuliy detoined or seised. It
sutes, doea not remedy tba evil, aa
tha ehiaf difficulty la tha moral affect
of Brillab practice on American ex
porters, who are restrained by It from
Uklng risks or hsiards which In no
ease ought to turronud legltimsto
trade between the United Sutea and
other neutral countries.
Feeling baa been aroused on the sub
ject to such an extent, the communica
tion adds, that the American govern
ment feele compelled to aak for definite-
Information aa to Graat BrlUin't
attitude. In order that It may Uka
such measuree as will protect Ameri
can cltliens In their righto.
AMERICAN CONSULS TO BEL
GIUM MUST SUIT GERMANS
Washington, D. & United States
consuls In Belgium must be acceptable
to the German mlllUry authorities,
and tha wltbdrawl of some now there,
for the present at least, ia desired by
tba Berlin government. This waa
mada known In a format notification to
tba State department Tuesday.
Secretary Bryan declined to make
public tha text of the German com
munication or to comment on It until
be bad bad full opportunity to consider
It, Tba understanding in official cir
cles la that the notice is similar to the
on sent Argentina and other neutral
It Is said that while the German
government doea not Insist that con
suls In Belgium take out Jnew exequa
turs from German officers, It an
nounces that such consuls must exer
cise their functions only by permission
from the military In control of the ter
ritory In which tha consulates are sit
uated. Tha United SUtea baa consuls rep
resentatives in Brussels, Antwerp,
Liege and Ghent.
Military Plan OITered.
Chicago A plan In line with Presi
dent Wilson's "cltlsen soldiery" Idea
was submitted here by Lieutenant
Colonel Cbarlea D. Davis, at tha meet
ing of tha Illinois National Guard and
Naval Reserve association. Under the
proposed plan militia regiments would
be mustered out of tha aUto service
nd Into the Federal, but would reUln
their aUto designations. Thus, tha
First Infantry, of Chicago would be
eoms the First Illinois infantry, U. S.
A. The present community system of
recruiting would continue.
Exile on Way to Cuba.
Panama Ten persons deported from
Cost Rica as tha result of the discov
ery of an alleged plot to assassinate
President Alfredo Gonsalea, and start
revolution In tha republic, passed
through Colon on board tha steamer
Calamaree, bound for Cuba. Tha al
leged conspirators are said to ba mem
ben of tha Conservative party In
Nicaragua, who were attempting to
foment trouble In Costa Rica.
Other Neutral Countries'
May Join With America
Washington, D. C.-Preeldent Wil
son appealed Wednesday to American
shippers of non-contraband goods, such
aa cotton, not to allow their cargoes to
be mixed with contra bend articles.
Tha United SUtea government, he an
nouneed. could deal confidently with
the dimcultlea which bad arisen In tha
treatment of American commerce by
Great Britain only If supported by ab
solutely honeet manlfeeU.
This statement followed a discussion
by tha Preeldent with bia cabinet of
the general shipping situation and of
the note dispatched to Great Britain
protesting at length against the Brit
ish policy of prolonged detentions sf
cargoes and other Interference with
Publication of a eynopels of the
note, the tenure of which was con
firmed at tha White House and SUte
department, aroused much interest,
not only In diplomatic circles, but In
eongreac and official quarters generally.
Many dlplomsU of European and South
A mar in countriee made formal In
quiry at the SUte department concern
ing the not, ana a memorandum on
the eubject was promised them.
Tha.a aru a confident feellnsr in
dlplomstls quarters that atepe would
ba token by outer leeaing nations i
this hemisphere, as wall aa by soma
European neutrals, to point out to
Great BrlUln their acquiescence In the
American point of view.
National Conference On
Unemployed Whack Style$
I'tilladelnhln American women
should help to provide steady employ
ment for thousands or workers oy Be
ing less csprleious In demanding ever
Employers should be mada rcoponsl-
hla I hair amnio both In slack
and busy seasons by legislation com
pelling them to pay a living wage
throughout the year.
The labor market should be organ
nmA ami it l r-t ad hv a national em
ployment bureau with branches in
every Important city, ana laoor unions
ahnuld discontinue the practice of
drawing sharp lines between the
These were some of the suggestions
offered to Insure steady employment to
willing workers py sponsors si
Wednaedav'a sessions of the National
Conference on Unemployed.
John B. Andrews, New York, secre
tar nt tha aaaoclatlon. outlined a plan
by which tba entire labor market of
the country would be organised onoer
a new branch of the Federal Depart
ment of Labor with headquarters at
Washington. Tha first etep toward a
solution of tha unemployed problem,
ha said. Is tha establishment of a net
nrk nt nr-aniud labor exchange.
These exchange be would bava located
in every sUte and every Important
city in the country.
Philanthropic bureaus are Impractl
cable, he added, "because of the Ulnt
of charity which clings to them."
Speaking on the subject or "i-uoiic
Wn.W. Frank O'Hara. of the Cath
olic University of America, declared it
was the duty of those charged with the
expenditure of public money for labor
to study tha conditions of tha labor
market. Mr. O'Hara recently directed
the Investigation of tha Oregon com
mittee of the Association on Unem
Aid Given Just In 11m.
liHidnn The American consul gen
eral at Brussels. Ethelbert Watt, who
has arrived here on his way to the
United SUtea, aald, with reference to
laalon for the relief
of Beglium, that a personal investiga
tion had satisfied him that the supplies
were being wisely distributed and
were reaching the right peoble. "Tha
. laalnn mt in work Onlv lust in
time," added Consul Watts. "If the
rood had been delayed a lew day more
tha afrWt mlcrht has been traffic You
cannot preserve law and order among
sUrving people. Brussels is now cum
and nrdnrlv. and there is not likely to
be any change in the present situation
lor some time to come.
Britain to Move Allen.
London Notices to leave have been
served by the pollc on parsons regard
ed as undesirable In the coast towns
adjoining the Tyneslde district ana
Sunderland. The persons affected In-
.lul allana nf anemv countries and
naturalised aliens of both sexes, and
also British-born descendanu or auens,
Including the second generation.
Rvnnntlnna are made in case of ad
vanced age or extreme youth. Those
affected must leave within eight days
to an area 80 miles from he coast, ap
proved by the military auinonues.
Italy Irritate Vienna. .
v.nia Italv'a exnedltlon In Av-
in m-hlon aha oeennled several days
innaiH tit have nrodueed consid-
saw, t K"-- i
erable irriUtion at Vienna, according
to advices from th Austrian capiiai.
l la thnitirht thara that DOSSlbly the
suddenness of th Italian move may
have disturbed plans awriDuiea to
Prince von Buelow' mission at Rom,
M-h la aald tn have Included an offer
of Southern Albania to Italy upon her
agreeing to certain conditions.
America It New War Rttk.
A nramlum of 15 srulnea
n Mit was balnsr naid la Lloyds
Wednesday on policies worded: "To
pay a toUl loss in the event of the
declaration of war between Great Brit
ain and America within It months
Tha nramlum tn Inaiira airalnst war S
being declared between Norway and
Great BrlUln witnin ix montns is now
7 guineas per cent.
Estimated Oreaon Budget
Increased By $802,075
Salem Secretary of But Oleott
i ki. .at r tha
haa annotinfad that hla eetlmat of th
expense of th But department for
the next two years Is I8.77S.I98.47.
To budget Is based upon estimates
submitted by the various departanenU
to provide the legialstur with some
thing tanglbl for us as a baste ia
making biennial appropriations. The
estlmato Is an Increase of 1802.075.64
over th expenses of the present bi
Under th law th various depart
menU muat submit est I males to the
secretary of aUU not later than No
vember 16, and ba must bava a com
plete lUmlsed sUUment ready for the
members of the legislature several
weeks before tha beginning of the ses
sion. "Tba estimate Includes 168,224.62
allotted by the emergency board to
meet deficiencies In sundry appropri
ations for the current biennial period
which were found to be Inadequate for
the purpose Intended," said Secretary
"Of tba toUl estlmato of 68,776,
896.47 th sum of 81,660,688.61 is
provided for by fees, licenses, contri
butions and, so forth, paid Into special
funds which, under existing laws, can
anlv be used for specific purposes,
though it will be found that In some
cases the estimated receipts oo not
fully cover the Item of estimated ex
penses, and in others that they are In
excess thereof. Th sum of 8276.270
is derived from the Federal govern
ment and privat subscriptions, which
are not paid over Into the sUto trees-
.... a . al aS
ury and disbursed upon warranis oi ue
secretary of state.
"Tha special annual millage texea.
that ia one twenty-fifth of a mill for
tba Monmouth Mormal scnooi, inree
Unths of a milt for the University of
nm rnair.tantha nt a mill for the
Oregon 8Uto Agricultural college and
one-fourth of a mill for road purposes.
aggregating 81.898,000; the annual
continuing appropriations, 81,121,-
862.97, and the estimated amounU to
be provided for by appropriations oy
the present legislative assembly, 83,
889,096.64, making a total of 66,908,-
468.61, is tba amount which under
existing lawa must be provided for by
a direct Ux on the people of tha etate
during the years 1916 and 1916.
Upon thla latter , amount, nowever,
Is to be applied the estimated receipt
of' the aUto treasury not applied by
taw to come special purpose, aggregaU
ing 8952,118.94, leaving a net toU! of
approximately 85,966,839.67, which
ha ramilnad ta ha raised bv taxa
tion and apportioned among the coun
ties or the suie urougn tno mouium
of the annual tax levlea for tha year
1915 and 1916.
"Of th receipt from sundry source.
that is, tboee not applied by law to
soma special purpose, only those man-
from tha Corporation depart-
after deducting departmental
administration expenses; xromine in
surance department, less 816,000 an
nually for departmental administration
expenses: from fees of the clerk of
T a . . ... I
the Supreme court; fees of the Ute
ansrlneer. Stot department. Treasury
deDartment and tha SUt Water
0 A. C. Preparing for
Farmers' Week Feb. 1
rwmn Ao-rlmiltnral Colleire. Cor-
vallia Mora Oregon farmers and other
persons engaged in productive inausu-y
Ik, avar aaaamhlad hafnra at the
Agricultural College Farmers' Week,
will be on hand when th next session
opens on Febuaray 1. This great
mnhlllaatlnn nt the industrial Interests
of th stat will not be due to war or
other destructive causes, but to the
fact that closer and more extended co
nnaratlnn than hitherto characterised
theee annual gathering ha now been
effected. Mucn oi tne most unponam
work of th session will be don in
rathar than bv individuals and
at th same time the previous high
sUndard or special, tecnnicai instruc
tion and demonstration will be carried
Weat May Yltlt Belgium.
Salem Governor Weat may go to
Belgium. He was Invited Thursday
by tha Belgium Relief committee to
accompany th reiter to tne war
stricken little country. His answer
ws aa follows: "While it is going to
be rather difficult for me to adjust my
sffairs so a to meet this situation, I
fal it mv dutv to reaDond. However.
1 will endeavor to give th committee
a definite answer within tne next iew
days." The invitation was signed by
Samuel Hill, Octave Goffln, C. Henry
Lsbbe and Joseph Van Homissen.
Farmer Fear FreexeouL. i
Pandlatnn Thouirh nearly 100.000
bushels of club wheat have been sold
in Pendleton during th past few deys
at $1.10 a bushel, the highest price
ever paid here, local growers of grain
are far from happy. .The continued
cold weather, with the absence of
either snow or rain, is responsible for
thata danraaaad atata of mind, and
many of them already have visions of
being compelled to reseed tneir ground
in th spring with seed wheat worth
anywhere from $1.50 to $2 busheL
State' Bill Rejected.
Salem Declarintr that th bill I
exorbitant and almost three times
larger than It should be. County judge
Rn.Ka announced that the county
would not pay th $1678 asked by the
sUt auditing department ror auditing
the books of th county departments.
"W had th books exported several
years ago for $560," continued th
I board are diverted to lU general fund
far tha navment of ceneral govern-
forth payment of 'general govern
mental expenses. "
Eatlmsto of requirement forth
vsrlous sUto department for 1916 and
Accounting department, 820,000;
county felra, 896,400; sUto fair,
8172,286.27; banking department,
839.660; barbers' examining board,
66600; board of control, 118,000;
bounty wild animals, 880,000; espltol,
Supreme court building and grounds,
667,916; Inspection child labor, 86000;
eonservstioa commission, 86000; cor
poration department, 637.200; dairy
and food commission 836.000; dele
gate to national convention, 810,000;
board of dental examiners, 84200;
desert land board, 812,000; euperin
tendent of public instruction, 216,920;
agricultural and industrial saeoela
tions, 812,000; uniform school record
books and blanks, 610,000; board of
examiners. 620,900; sUto teachers'
aasocletion, 8600; Oregon normal
school, 8183,200; blind school, 237.
789.18; deaf school, 868,778; resident
Instruction (O. A. C), 8968,643; ex
periment sUUone, 2207,400; extension
service (0. A. C). 8194.106; resident
Instruction (U. of O.), 8714,906; med
ical department, Portland, 8181,098;
Eastern Oregon asylum (main build
ings), 8774.711; orphan and found
lings, 285,000; non-raaldent poor,
$3000; soldiers' borne, 357,608.76;
tubercular hospital. 370,616: Florence
Crittenton bom. 211.613.58; Patton
boms, 39000; feeble minded Institute,
3156,106; election expenses, 836,000;
executive department, 823,700; fish
and gam commission, 8361,906.86;
board of forMtry, 81H.240; fugitives
from justice, 814,000; G. A. R. de
partment of Oregon, 3600; board of
health, 858,678; historical society,
819,836; board of bortfeuttur; f 18.
000; borticultoral society, 81000; hu
mane society, 38418; hygiene society,
831,000; Immigration agent, $71,
790; industrial welfare commission,
87702; accident commission, 3967,
187.12; insurance department, 330,
000; attorney general, 827,950; cir-
-nitenurt ludirea. 2176.000: district
attorney and deputies, 3134,600; Su
preme court, 394,874; supreme court
library, $22,170; labor commissioner,
$34,800; sUto land board, $18,000;
legislative assembly, I $61,500; stoto
library, $38,800; sanitary livestock
board, $49,940; board of medcial ex
aminers, ($1096; mine and geology.
$60,000; registration motor vehicles,
$47,160; national guard, $154,920;
naval militia, $26,000; optometry
board, $880; girl' industrial school,
$56,876; penitentiary $202,800; way
ward girls' bom. 820,000; training
school, $68,546; pilot commissioners,
$5400; printing department, $126,230;
proclamations, etc, $500; railroad
iwtmmiaalnn tloO 000; rawarde for ar-
reat, $3000; construction roads, ",-
000; weigbu and measures, iu,oo;
suilion registration, n,vau; en
gineer's office, $92,200; state depart
ment. 261.000: tax commission. $30,-
000; treasury department, $36,300;
a t. J 8iA ttI . aa laaallatansta
water board. 840.000: miscellaneous.
$2164.69; emergency board allowances
on account of deficiencies, $58,224.62.
by specialists of the different depart
ments of college instruction. '
Indeed th work of th course will
be unlike that of any similar course
ever before offered in Oregon. The
progressive citisens of the sUto who
will attend will be massed in conven
tions, congresses and conferences, and
their thoroughly organised and con
certed effort will be brought to bear
in th solution of th most pressing
agricultural problems. It is impossible
to sUt just how many industrial and
social organizations will bold conven
tions here at that time, but enough
have already been arranged for to
make the occasion one of vast im
portance in the rapid and harmonious
development of the sUt.
judge, "and that is all th job is
worth." J. G. Moore, county treas
urer, who, according to the report of
the SUte department, had a shortage
of $116 In his accounto at the time of
the examination, declared that there
was never a shortage.
Crook Boundary Puzzle.
Gateway There Is much discussion
throughout Crook county as to whether
it still is InUct 'or whether a portion
is Jefferson county. The district judge
rendered a decision in favor of the new
county but th case has been appealed
to th Supreme court. Should the Su
preme? court uphold the district decis
ion, no lees then three towns, Metolius,
Culver and Madras, are after the tem
porary county seat. William Boegli.
J. M. King and Roscoe Gard, th com
missioner recently appointed by Gov
ernor West, ar being besieged by ap
peals Jn behalf of each place.
Packing Plant Planned.
Albany In few week Albany will
have an Important new industry, a
meet packing plant to ba eeUblished
by D. E. and H. L. NebergalL Equip
ment is being procured and aa soon as
a sit Is selected the plant will be
assembled and placed in operation.
Nebergall Bros, hav been engaged
In the retail meat business in this city
for three year and recently have been
doing packing at th plant of th Al
bany Ice company. Thia work demon
strated th feasibility of such an in
JANUARY I, 1015.
U. S. Authorities Nip riot
of Contplrlng flllplno
Msnlla, P, L Disclosures of the
checking by A marie an authorities of
a aprising of Filipino set for Thurs
day night were mad here Sunday.
Eight sires is hav been reported, with
more to follow. Christmas eve had
been chosen by th conspirator In th
belief that the srmy officer would be
engsged In preparations for celebrat
ing th holiday.
Warning was given that 10,000 Fili
pino In Manila alone planned con
certed attack on Fort Santiago, the
Cuartel Esparto, the Cuartel Infantent
and th Medical department. Acting
on thla information, tba military offi
cers instituted patrol of tha etreeU
t dusk and took other measuree of
It Is disclosed that secret sgenU of
th Filipino constabulary who are
member of th secret societies dis
closed tha plan for an uprising, tba
enabling th constabulary and polios to
disperse gatherings at Bagumbeyan,
Paco and Navotoa, near Maloboo.
The aprising ws conducted mostly
by followers of Artemio Klearte,
revolutionary now In Hongkong, to
which place be was banished by th
official several month ago. IU fail
or was du In part to poor organisa
tion and lack of good leadership.
ReporUfrom Nsvotas, a town six
miles north of th capital, say that
simultaneously with th outbreak at
Manila on Christmas eve SO men en
tered th municipal building, seised
three policemen on duty ther and In
effectually tried to open the safe.
Later th Filipino seized several
attendanU conducting midnight mass
and also captured the Filipino gover
nor, Meleandre. When reinforce
ments of pollc arrived the revolution
ariee find a volley and then retreated.
I,M thaw anMMlntarad another fOTC
of police with which they exchanged
ehoU and in una engagement vn-
atahnlarv anMwedad in arrtinaT 10
men. In sll 21 Filipinos were taken
prisoners at Nsvotas.
Diplomatic Issue Is
Raised In Belgium
Twidnn British authorities were
advised Monday that Germany bad
announced IU refusal to recognize tne
exequaturs of British consul to Bel
inm This is resrarded a preliminary
to Germany's formal taking over of
the government of Belgium.
It is believed here that refusal to
recognise Brand Whitlock a United
Sutes minister to Belgium would fol
low as a matter of course. Spain also
ba a minister to Belgium whose status
would be questioned in the Mm man
ner. ' ' .
Ambassador Pag la without omical
information, but it I said be is keep
ing tha Statu danartment at Washing
ton J informed a to report reaching
London;concerning toe situation.
Washington, D. C. The United
Stataa mtmrnmant at a lata hour bad
received no notification from Germany
that American consuls, originally ac
credited to Belgium, would be required
to obtein new exequatur or certificate
of authority. Until such a notice is
communicated and its iorm is ex
amined, high officials said the Ameri
can government would ba unable to de
termine a course of action. . -
Officials here regarded the points
invnlvad aa nf a delicate character and
would say only that they would study
various precedents net ore reacning a
In reply to question recently as to
tha sUtus of Brand Whitlock, Presi
dent Wilson replied that Mr. w&itioex
would of course remain American min
ister to Belgium, even though he left
the country indefinitely
Mr. Whitlock is now in Brussels
dealing unofficially with th German
militarv authorities, but i accredited
to the Belgian government, whose seat
ia at Havre, r ranee,
. Bryan to Retire?
Waahlnotnn. TV C. The Christmas
season political rumor is that William
Jennings Bryan is to retire soon irom
th cabinet, and is to be succeded a
secretary of sUte by Senator Stone,
Th politieans base their credence of
the rumor on their belief . that the
Sju-ratarv of SUte must set out of
the cabinet soon to make hi race for
the presidential nomination in 1916.
They say hi candidacy is an assured
fa Senator Stone, thev sav. will
succeed him in the cabinet because, as
chairman of the senate foreign rela
tions committee, the Missourian has
supported tha foreign policies of both
the President and Mr. Bryan.
Steel Net Save Fleet
London A steel net stretched across
th entrance to Pola Harbor, the great
naval port of Austria, proved the un
doing of the French submarine Curie,
say a dispatch from tha Milan corree
nnndant of Llovds News. In company
with other submarine th Curia waa
attempting an entrance into the harbor
to torpedo an Austrian squadron at
nw thara. Tha Curie had pene
trated to tha harbor bar when she
collided with the net. An Austrian
merchantman gave th alarm and th
fort opened fir. . , .
Oklahomo Battle Fatal
Cleveland, Okls An unknown rob
ber was killed. Chief of Police Fenton
waa ahnt thmnirh tha lev and two Oth
er citisens were wounded In battle
her following an attempt to bold up
en man In a ivml hall. Fantnn was
passing the place and happened to see
the men insia witn tneir nanus up.
Pha nnti ohlof atnnd In the front door
and emptied hi revolver at the rob-
k. Wa a.1 ii mwA tha1 ttr arMlndinff
VW w uw vmww ,
the three men.
Tucson. Ariz. Floods, th molt of
a week of practically unbroken rain
fall. Inflicted sever damage Mar'7
tha entire area of tha sUU lying be
tween Phoenix and th Mexican bor
der. Three peraooa. so far as known
Thnrada. have lost their lives: live
stock by hundreds of bead ha been
drowned; ranch bouse ana city resi
dences wrecked or washed away by
torrenU roaring through what ar
normally dry arroyo. ana iremc oy
rail, highway and wire either baa been
badly crippled or completely suspended.
A sou inert) racme train ioao-a wiu
passengers still I marooned eome
where near Notrale. Flood com
pletely surround It,
Tba most serious aamag seems w
hava haan anffarad in that Dart of the
Sante Cruz valley lying 80 miles south
of bar. Tn sante una river, swol
len by th almost continuous rain of
tba past seven days, attained a width
of more than 1) mile and th crest of
th flood, after sweeping through
Amado and tha farming region round
about, reached Tucson, wiping our
bridge and bouse and threatening to
work further destruction.
Dozens of ranch dwelling were de
stroyed in th vicinity of Amado. Two
Mexicans were drowned ther after
they had bung in th branches of trees
for hours awaiting rescue. A United
SUte soldier waa reported to hav
bee drowned in big wash at Naco.
An open cut a mile long, containing
i aantrlfniral nnmoa and ether ma
chinery costing 8500,000, which served
the Tucson Farm company project,
nut nndar walar. Poles eomiiur down
the river a little later Indicated that
the power lines bad been destroyed.
At Riahaa floods tore throucb th
deep canyon between th mountain
and inundated portion ox tne Duaineoa
sort inn Gangs of city workmen were
nnirad thara die-etas' and craning
away a three-foot layer of sand depos
ited on th main street oy tne nooo,
which receded almost a rapidly a it
Americans In Philippines
furnished Riot Ouns
' Manila A mtimmit vessel Thurs
day distributed riot guns and ammuni
tion to the American civilian on
Caragao and Frail island in th bay.
One hundred rounds of ammunition and
tha necessary field equipment hav
been issued to toe sotaier in tne uuu-
tal Eanana in Manila. ,
fiavaral barrels shinned to Corrart-
dor island supposed to contain cement
were found to b full of Doio. in
natlva imnt offieera disarmed tneir
companies and confined them at Cor-
regidor. The plan waa to ire tn
prisoner by a sudden night attack, to
overpower the scant guard, man th
guns and capture th island. The
date had been fixed between Christmas
and Naw Years. If nippd, th up
rising was to be postponed until
March. ' '
Leper' Exile I Coetty.
st Tjnila How a Greek leper. An-
asUsios Loixos, recently discovered in
St. Louis, was taken secretly to mew
VnrV and mt in the isolated ward of
a trans-Atlantic liner for deportation
at an expense of approximately iwi
to the United SUto immigration bu
Man at St T .rutin became known here
Thursday. A special car was engaged
at a cost of $500 and permission was
obteined from th board of health of
every state between St. Louis and
Naw York throuph which th railroad
runs. A government revenue cutter
carried the leper to the ship.
Harwich Fear Attack.
Harwich A possibl German attack
on Harwich is indicated by the follow
ing notice issued by the mayor of that
English seaport: "Although an attack
on Harwich is not expected at present
and there is no special reason for anx
iety, it is considered desirable to noti
fy the civilian population that in event
of belligerent operations the members
nt tha Ira-al emertrencv committee will
direct everyone ss to the course to be
pursued. All civilians are njereoy re
quired to act strictly in accordance
with such instructions."
Pope I Not EncouJ
Rome Pod BenedictA iion
to continuing his effort K., see, is
trying to obtain th cont of the
belligerent powers to an ezcnVng of
war prisoners. The answer to his pro
posals thus far received and the diffi
culties of various kinds that are being
encountered ar said to incline the
Pontiff to the belief that hi Initiative
will mmt with no better success than
his request for a truce at Christmas-
tide, - -
Merrimae Survivor Die.
Grass Valley, CaL Andrew G.
Patamnn. a survivor of th battle be
tween the Monitor and Merrimae, died
her Tuesday of paralysis, aged Bu.
Peterson was a Finnish sailor and at
tha outbreak of the Civil War he en
listed in tha Confederate navy and waa
assigned to the Merrimae He had
lived her for many year and . at one
time was town marshal. ,
' Kaiser Urge Son oe King.
London The Morning Post's Petro-
mad anrraannnflant aaVS -
"Germany is energetically pushing
the candidature of Prince Eitel Fred
erick for th throne of Hungary, the
independence of which ia expected to
ha nna nanlt of the war." Prince
Eitel Frederick is th second son of
Hi'iQI LUKE RAID'
ErltlsS. UtscK Ccnmni Ccast WIIH
Seaplanes ari Crte
AtUmpt to -Dig Out" Warthlp
of Teutons Retult in Bottle
of Ultra Modem Force.
i jatnn Assisted b Ilsrht erulsera.
destroyers and sabmarlnee, sevsn Brit
ish naval airman, piloting aeapianaa,
nada a dartna- attack Christmas day
an tha Carman naval base of Cux-
haven, at th mouth of th Elba.
Six of th airmen returned safely,
ka tha aavanth. Commande Hewlett.
it I feared, baa been lost, ss hi ma-
chin was found on riaiigoiana,
What damage was don by th
bombs thrown by th attacking party
could not be ascertained, but th Ger
man rcDort of tbe affsir y that th
raid was fruitleea.
Tba enterprise of th British navy
la hna artamntina- ta "dia OCfc" th
German fleet brought about battl in
which th most modern 01 war ma
chine, th British squadron, including
tha iiirht arnlaara Arethnaa and Un
daunted, which hav been engaged in
previous exploit on th uerman coast,
ware attacked bv Zeppelins, seaplanes
By rapid maneuvers the ships were
ahu ta amid tha enbmarinea. while th
Zeppelins found th fir of th cruisers
too dangerous for them to Keep up tne
fight. German seaplane dropped
hnha arhioh. aM-ordin to tha British f
account, fell harmlessly Into th sea.
Th German, however, reporwa tney ;
hit two destroyers snd their convoy.
th latter being set afire.
Th British ship remainea in tne
vicinity for three houre without being
Huial h anv Btirfare wenhioa and
picked up th seven pilot and their )
Th others were picked up by sub
marines, but tneir machine were
sank. Commander Hewlett, it is
thought, was drowned. v
Bomb Is Exploded by 1
fanatic in Hindu lemple ;
San Francisco In th midst of th
nntln aarvieaa of an Oriental cult, a
stranger identified only by tbe name of
Vovara, Sunday entered tn erowaea
little auditorium of th Hindu tempt -
ka ant at tha van feet of tha offi
ciating Hindu swam! exploded a bomb.
which literally tor th DomD-wrower
t niMM. nrohahlv fatally wounded ,
Swami Trigunatita, the leader, and ;
threw scores of worshippers, mostly
Tha atrana-er entered the temple '
while the swami was in the midst of
his address on "Th Divine Peace,"
and with loud atop that attracted th
.Kaitiw nt all tha members of . tha
cult, walked up tha center aisle until
he reached the rostrum oa wnicn in
warn! was conducting th services.
Whila tha evea of all followed hi '
actions, wondering at the meaning of -
his Strang conduct, the man waa seen '
to withdraw a small whit package '
from hi black fedora hat and strike it ,
three time on tha rostrum. .
. A a hla arma daaanded for th third '
Urns there was a fearful explosion
that appeared to roeK tne entire ouua- n
ing, filed th air with debris and flying
glass. Blood and fragment of th ''
body of th bomb-thrower spattered
the congregation, , for th moment ,
transfixed in their seaU with tha nor- 1
ror of tha action, a-., . . . '
Italy Will Bold Albania Firmly.
Miw-lt la reliablv reported here
that the Italian foreign office has noti- ,
fled the powers that uaiy is aeter- ,
mined that deliberations of th London
ta.na n mnnection with Albania
shall be unconditionally . respected.
bene ah wul not tolerate tne sugui
aat attamnt aninst the territorial in- '
tegrity. independence or neutrality of
Albania, wiu ;not aiiow a cnanRe i
government, and will prevent inhabi
tanto from participating in the war.
The present revolution, the not '
continues, obviously was projected to
create complications; but unless these
complications art avoided, Italy will
exercise complete liberty of action
toward th , restoration of order, de
nita tha lak of interest of some of
the signatory powers of tha London ,
More American Give Aid.
Pari It is pointed out her that
very day American ar doing some
thing to win the gratitude of French
people. Wiring ne past wee mw
S. Heidelbach, president of tbe Ameri
can ohamhar nf cammeRS rave 10.000
franc for the benefit of tbe French
soldier and their allies. Mrs. w. K.
Vanderbilt contributed 126,000 franc
n tha a mar Iran ambulance and Miss
Julia Aylward gave 100,000 francs.
Twelve children ox erxeiey. vai., con
tributed articles made by themselves
which were sold for 1000 francs.
Turk Send Heavy Gun.
Athens, via Rom The Turks ar
transporting heavy guns from Adrian
ople to poinU on th Sea of Marmora,
near the Roephorus, especially Santo
Stefsno and Kadi Kol, on opposite
sides of the entrane to the Boephorus
and commanding th approach to Con
stantinopl from th Sea of Marmora.
It is indispensable that th . DardaneJ
lee be defended strongly, since the
forcing of tbe straits means the end of
Turkey. , . . , ,