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WTiSTON, OIUCGON, FRIDAY, VEURUAKY 12, 1915.
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Wattotoa is H Worried Over
Inquiry by Ambassador Page
Ordered mnd Protest Are
Likely to Follow.
Washington. D. C-Pra.ld.nt Wll
on Monday Mnt for Councilor Lans
ing, of Um 8UU department, and dla
euased with him for half an boar etepe
tbat thlt got miBnt will Uk. to pro-
Uet tb American flag from further
mleue by blllgrnt thlpa.
It la nderatood tb President
greatly chagrined at tb. action of Cap
tain Dow, of tb. Lualtanla, In run
ning th Star and Stripe up on bit
tMl to protect bar from German
At a molt of tb. Whit Houa eon
frnev Counsellor Lansing baa In
ttracted Ambaaaedor Pag at London
to cab!, a full report of th Luaitanla
liwiUnt and alaa to Investigate thor
oughly report, tbat th. Amriean flag
la being uaM oy unties vseaeia wnen
vr lblr eapUlna doom It x nod lent
to attempt to bid. tb. Idantlty of Uwlr
It ia aald tbat th Praldnt may
protaat to tb Brltlab. gov.mmant
agalnat tb practle.
Tbarwaa con.ld.rabt eonfllct of
oninloa iMtwMn authorltlt. on Intar-
HBtloMl lav Minnilnt th axUnt to
which tb admlnlttratlon can go to an-
forc IU dnand toat u. nag anaii not
b uaad by vaU of balllgMwit. Tb.
tttmt all anllabla nracedanta.
quoted from lUUmtnU mad by former
American BecratariM 01 Diaie, umii
In affact tbat thia govornmant ia lr-
tnallt nowar M to Itoo tb U. of tb.
flaa- bv foralrn-ownad ehloa. put tb.
Hminiatratlon laadera in a auandary
Although it waa admitted In official
ulrelaa that Uta MVentm.nt Bllffht b
powarleaa to itop the na of th flag in
laolated caaea. It waa generally con
ceded tbat a protaat would b properly
lodnd with Great Britain If Ambaa-
aador Para'a reoort Indicated that
Brltlab captaina are acting In concert
with th admiralty in making auch uae
of tba flag.
Wheat Priee$ Are
Doubled by War
Chicago In the aix month tine
tb war began the prlc of wheat haa
about doubled on the Chicago Board of
Trad. Tb new point for caah grain
laat aummar waa around 87 ccnte. In
th last week th. pric baa varied be
tween fl.65 and $1.70.
Not all th wheat baa brought th.
ton nrle. ' Millloni of buab.lt war
ahlpped to Europe month ago, 'more
million war ground into flour, and
that procett baa gone ateadily on while
tba prlc of the grain haa moved up
Still there are many million, of
buahela left and wheat In th bin today
la worth almost twice what It waa aix
Bill Rettraint Smoker.
Boa ton An effort to reviv. an an
cient "blue law" abolishing smoking
In public will be mad at the state
boo ie before th committee on legal
affaire. Tb committee will consider
a bill which provide that it ahall be
unlawful to tmoke tobacco or any other
substance In any form on streets or
sidewalks or In waiting rooms, parka,
playgrounds or any part of a hotel open
to the public or on the common pans of
a public conveyance. A fin of not less
than 25 and imprisonment for not leas
than 10 days la mentioned.
Bnad Adoanc Ordered.
Seattle, Wash. Bread will cost 6
and IS cents a loaf In Seattle after
February 10. Decision to raise the
prlc waa mad unanimously by th
master bakers here. With flour al
ready $8 a barrel and threatening to
go to $9, no other action waa possible,
according to th bakera, and they say
another rise when flour goes up again
la not unlikely. The wholesale price
of the bread Is to be raised from 8.67
cents a loaf to 6 cent.
CLAY FRICK'S $4,000,000 HOME
M ill, daughter, aland, on tb. round
month ago. Tb rise from 87 eenU
baa enriched a great many.
WkA ku made all tha monevT
Tb beet informed men at tb board
of trad aay tb American farmer baa
Manarf tha rlrhaat DroAL Some of the
farmer aaaert tbat tb. "gambler, at
. a a a a a k til - J
tba board or ueo nav peneuiuea
moat and there are wild stor las afloat
about fabulous winnings of a lot of
Wall streat speculator who bar been
active In the Chicago market.
It ia true tbat both Wall-street and
ha hunt at trAm hava made mortev
out of tb rla In tb prlc of wheat.
In tb. aggregate in rarmer a pronie
are believed to have far outrun all that
the speculator bar mad. For tb
farmer bav lost nouing oy u aa
vane and many speculators bav.
Anna of tha hlwaai tradara war
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frightened from tb market before th
wheat paaaed fl.OO a Dusnei ana taey
felled to get tb real cream of tb
James A. PatUn says be baa bad no
wheat aloe tb prlc left 11.40, but
be had a lot before It got tber and hia
profit bav been estimated from
1260,000 to 11,000,000.
RETURNED TO THEIR RUINED HOME
. .Mftf m .v ?. , . r . i;-.
1 1 .
Pathatte nhotorraDh of a French
ouiy to nna n a mas 01 ruins.
Bnad Rulet Tightened.
Berlin -The Federal council haa
adopted a regulation giving munici
palities power to require all resident
to mak known th. amount of flour in
their, possession under 100 kilograms
(220 pounds), and to expropriate all
amount over 25 kilograms in tha pos
session of Individuals.
Uniform bread haa been ordered for
th kingdom of Wuerttemberg, and or
ders have been Issued that no pastry
may be baked In which rye or wheat
flour la used.
Harda entitling tha holder to bread
will be issued in Greater Berlin. Cards
ill be sent to th heads of households
i a Quantity corresponding to the
number of persons in th. family.
Bread may be purchased anywher in
tha greater city on presentation of
Peace Plan la Probable.
Washington, D. C Plana which
President Wilson may have, looking to
tb eventual termination of tha Euro
pean war, were th subject of much
peculation among roreign diplomats,
aa a result of tha arrival In London of
Colonel E. M. House, Intimate friend
of th President, on a tour of th cap
itals of Europe, It waa aaid that Col
onel House waa not authorised to carry
on any negotiations for peace while In
Europe, though tb President naturally
expected to learn much of Interest
about tha dlpolmatic aituatlon ther.
Turkish forte Attacked.
London Four torpedo-boats of the
allies hava bombarded the Turkish
forts in tha Dardanelles, according to
an Athens dispatch to tb Exchange
Telegraph company. On. hundred and
seventy four shells were discharged
end two ammunition depot were set
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formerly occupy by tb. Lno library.
Suspected In Washington
Waahlnirton. D. C Official Wash-
Insrton la atill puasled ever tb forma
tion her recently of a National Ger
man-American league, which haa let it
be known tbat it political influence
will be fait from now on. particularly
at tb approaching Presidential contest
In tb 1916 campaign. .
The league waa called together by
Reprentativ Bartboldt, a 8U Louis
member of tb bouaa, and It beid
all-dav aeeslon behind closed doors.
After tb meeting It waa announced
tbat th league would hereafter work
to "re-eUbllih a genu In. American
neutrality and to uphold It fro from
commercial, flnanical or political sub
servience to foreign power."
Tb. formation of tb. new league
tank Washington somewhat by sur
prise. A few days before it waa con
aaJ 11 r. Rarthodt aant word around
to all tb paper tbat tber would be
family tbat baa returned to Its boas
torn alight news value attached to tb.
organisation of tha new German
American league. Later it was
learned that the news would be con
fined to a statement "in English" set
ting forth the tenants of th new Ger
man-American political creed.
These tenents when announced aaid
that th new American neutrality was
in favor of a "free and open sea for
American commerce and unrestricted
traffic in non-contraband goods; th
Immediate enactment of legislation
prohibiting exportation of munitions
of war and tb establishment of an
American merchant marine."
The real ating came in when the last
few Danurrapha of the resolutions
adpoted by the league, which aet forth
that tha league and Its members
"pledge themselves, individually and
collectively, to support only aucn can
didates for publio office, irrespective
of party, who will place American in
terest above those or any otner eoun
try. and who will aid in eliminating
all undu foreign influence from offi
Wage Cut le Accepted.
Pittsburg The two weeks' deadlock
between representatives of the Amal
gamated Association of Iron, Steel and
Tin Workers and the independent sheet
and tlnplate manufacturers over the
acceptance of a reduction tn wagea by
th man waa broken her Saturday.
The workmen agreed to accept a cut of
from 6 to 11.2 per cent, subject to its
approval by referendum vote. Th
employer promised to maintain the
standard of their employe and to in
crease wages aa market price of their
product goes higher.
Price of Bread Goee Up.
Venice An official decree Issued in
Trieste raises the price of a two-pound
loaf of bread from 14 to IS eenta. The
grain market in Auatria are aaid to
be in a desperate condition.
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DOINGS Of OREGON'S LEGISLATURE
IVacssMUaf at tt'i PaopWa BpffseUUvM at th Stat Capitol
House Passes Its
State Capitol, Salens By a voU of
66 to 8 th bouaa petted boose Din
222, providing a aerie of amendment
to tba workman's cnpenatlon act
that are expected to remedy defect In
tha law tbat bav been discovered In
tb few month it baa been In effect.
Tb principal change contemplatod
la to reclassify tb Industries and
make their rate of fnsurane under
tb act commensurate with tb risk in
Tb measure require, tb Industrial
accident commission to investigate all
caaea where It baa reason to believe
that employers subject to tie act have
failed to Install or maintain safety
appliance required by statute, and to
report caaea of failure to prosecuting
attorney and request criminal proceed
It further offer Inducement to m-
nlover to ramov tb baaard from
their shops and factories by reducing
their rata In propotrlon to tb reduc
tion of tb number of accident.
It waa openly charged on tba floor of
the bona, tbat tba caaualty companies
ire eager to hav the hill defeated
and tbat they would benefit by enact
ment of a law similar to the Michigan
A dosen members spoks In favor of
th bill, including Representative
Sebeubel, It author, and Sam Brown,
Mr. Smith, of Multnomah, Horn.
Bar. Lew la. Jeffrie and Wantworth.
It waa pointed out that tba biU bad th
Indorsement of both employers and
employee, and Dr. Smith declared that
tha best argument In favor of It waa
tb charge that the caaualty com panic
were agalnat it.
Ardent Appeal Made tor
State'CapitoI. Salem Leading busi
ness men or roruana, caatorn uregon
other section of tb state at a
meeting bar urged th Joint waya
and means commltte to report favor
ably upon the bous bill providing an
ppropriatioo of 4o,ooo tor irriga
tion work tb next two year. All de
clared that tb proposed work would
constitute an investment tba state
could ill-afford to decline to make, in
asmuch aa tb Federal government bad
guaranteed to give similar amount in
th reclamation of tb arid lands of
Joseph T. Hlnkle. representative in
th legislature from Umatilla county,
and chairman of the bona irrigation
committee, aaid tba progressive bosi
neea men of tha atat wanted tha ap
propriation aa waa evidenced by it ad
vocacy by tba Portland Commercial
club, th Portland Chamber of Com
merce, the Progressive Business Men s
club, tba lumber, railroad and other
J. N. Teal, of th conservation com'
mission, aaid tha legialator faced i
question of 'economy, not parsimony,
Tba day of large Irrigation projects
being carried to a succeealul conclus
ion by private capital, he aaid, bad
paaeod. . It waa purely a governmental
function, ha declared, for individuals
would want profit, but th govern
ment, working in the interest of the
people, would not Reclamation would
hava to be done, be declared, either
by the atat or tha National govern
ment or by tbem working In co-operation.
Declaring that a considerable
part of the eastern section of the state
waa a desert and would remain so until
it waa supplied with water, Mr. Teal
aaid, it la in the interest of good bus!
neaa to improv th land aa soon at
possible. Ha urged that a continuous
Dlan of work be adopted until all arid
land was reclaimed.
hteretate Bridge Bill In.
State Capitol, Salem All profits da-
rived from the operation of tha Inter
state bridge, between Portland and
Vancouver. Wash., are to be turned
over to th state to apply on tha in
terest charges on the bridge bonds, if
tha action taken by tb bouaa ia car
ried to its ultimate conclusion. The biU
waa up for adoption and referred back
to the committee on revision of lawa
for the purpose of having tha provis
ion to give the state the surplus tolls
inserted. Tha measure provides that
the county commissioners and tha gov
ernor ahall have charge of the bridge.
Trading-Stamp lax Atktd.
State Capitol, Salem A bill which.
it la believed, would and th trading
stamp industry in thia atat if passed
waa Introduced by senator I roiiett.
It provide that all persons and cor
porationa furnishing trading stamps
to natrona must pay to tha state annu
ally 6 per cent of tha gross receipts of
their businesses. It ahall be the duty
of the State Tax commissioner to ob
tain tba namea of persons or corpora
tions using trading atampa and Die
lists with th Stat Treasurer not later
than Feburary 1 every year.
Portland Confab Ie Called.
State Capitol Salem A meeting of
the joint committees from the house
and aenata with a similar committee
from the Washington State legisla
ture will be held at th Benson Hotel
in Portland next Saturday morning to
consider proposed changes In tha fish
ing lawa on tha Columbia river, it is
probable that both bouses will ad
journ Saturday to give members of
th committee opportunity to at
tend thia meeting without absent
ing themselves from th regular ses
House Votes Appropriations
Aggregating SI, 185,627
But Capitol, Salem Four big ap
propriation bllit, providing expendi
ture for aa many big state depart
ments and aggregating 81,186,627,
war passed by the bona.
Tb aeveral department and tba
amount appropriated for each for tb
next blennium are : Capitol and Su
preme Court buildings and ground,
168,660; state hospital for tb insane.
8676.166; Institution for tb feeble
minded, 8144,961; Eastern Oregon
hospital for tb insane, 8305,860.
Th bill providing 8174.700 for th
state penitentiary and tbat appropriat
ing 828,216 for tba blind school war
laid on the tabl temporarily to give
Governor Withyeomb further oppor
tunity to study them.
Non of tb measure passed pro
vides for any permanent improve
ments, excepting the Eastern Oregon
asylum bill which carries 8100,000 for
a new building.
In tba 1918-1914 blennium, these
same four institutions and department
bad appropriation aggregating
876,946.61, which Included 8133.000
for rofnnletfng tba Supreme Court
huiloing, 4i.0 0 fr new buildups a
tba feeble-minded institution, 846.000
for new buildings at tb Eastern Ore-
con hospital and approximately 40,
000 for work on the new receiving
ward at tba state insane hospital at
Tb way and meana committee haa
not decreased tb per capita allow
aneee for any institution, but baa kept
tba propoaed expenditure at a mini
mum by eliminating from th budget
esttmatee all unnecessary improve
ment work and by allowing no new
work except tb building at tba
Is Object of New BUI
State Capitol. Salem A bill to place
tba atat judiciary on a non-partisan
basis, aimilar to that propoaed and de
feated at tb November election, I
on of tb measurea pending before tb
judiciary committee in the bona.
Tb measure waa introduced oy
Representative Handley, of Tillamook,
and ia indorsed by some of the leading
attorneys In tha atat. Th commit
tee haa taken no action, and may be
governed by the fact that th people
rejected a aimilar plan at tb polls, al
though by a narrow margin.
Before the committee Is a Dill by
Hlnkle providing a atat system of an
nuities. It virtually empowers the
state to go into tb life insurance buai-
tba money to be invested In Irri
gation project and other public works.
Representative Latrertya Dill em
powering the atat to develop idle
cement properties and build roada with
tha cement also ia before thia com
Two measures by Representative
Hare aimed to relieve congestion in
th court also are before the judi
ciary committee. One would prevent
appeals to the Supreme court on ci
involving less than 8250, and th other
would prevent jury trial of caaea in
volving leaa than 8250.
Among the other judiciary bill ia
one by Representative Blanchard regu
lating commission merchants, requir
ing' tbem to file heavy bonds and pay
license, and another by Representative
Stott applying th hotel keepers' alien
law to apartment house.
fish Meaeure Continued.
State Capitol Salem To give all
member opportunity to inform them
selves regarding tha measurea tha aen
ata baa postponed action on th Gill
bill to dose the Willamette river to
net fishing and bills relating to fishing
in the Rogue river next week.
Senator Dimick, who ia leading the
fight for th Oregon City fishermen in
the senate, promised if th continu
ance were granted he would make no
effort to obtain another one with the
object of delaying action and imperil
ing tha Gill measure the last days of
Hoepital Fees Guarded.
State Capitol, Salem Contracting
firms, industrial concerns, mercantile
institutions and other large employers
of labor that collect funds from their
employes for hospital service will be
required to give an accounting of the
money and to give th workmen a
voice in its expenditure, by the terms
of a bill that waa passed by the house.
Representative Home, author of the
measure, declared tbat the system now
in vogue among some of the "fly-by-
night" railroad contractor constitute!
lOthing butan "organised graft."
Jitney Query Propounded.
State Capitol, Salem Ia a jitney
but a public conveyance? That ia a
question that Harvey Welts, State In
surance commia8ioner, must answer
within th next few days. A man tn
Portland waa injured while riding in a
jitney. He carried an accident policy
which had the usual provision oi
double indemnity in case of injury in
public conveyance. The Insurance
company doesn't want to pay tne
double rate. Th policyholder haa ap
pealed th casa.to th commissioner.
Anti-Loan Shark BiU Filed.
Stat Capitol. Salem A bill intro
duced by Senator Dimick prohibit the
assignment of wagea by married men
unless the written consent of the wivea
are obtained. The aenator introduced
tha bill by request. j
New Styles Reflect War
In Submarine Petticoats
Chicago Subroarln and spiral pet
ticoat bar arrived. . , Yoa may take
Tha fashion show baa opened t tb
First Regiment armory.
In several booths are fascinating tr
hlblt ofailk thread, the, spool ar
ranrsd primly In primatie colore. An
other booth baa petticoat and negll
gee that bav attracted a great deal
of attention by reason of their novelty.
Tba submarlne'petticoat and negll'
gee is the oddest of tbem aiL Tb
petticoat is of bluish green silk, tha
bottom wired out Into a hoop. Deco
rating tb bottom and half way.up to
th top are submarine scan. . On
large nnder-water boat drifted placidly
through a marveloua deep- gardes
of gilt and ailvar flowara, while bl
carre gilded fih swam around it,
Ins- with evident curiosity.
Tb whole is cleverly portrayed, es
pecially considering tn eanvaa and
Th epira! petticoat la a max of
ruffles, which run spirally up tb skirt
from tb hem to th waist band.
sticks out like an antebellum skirt.
and th negligee above It ia quaintly
fashioned to carry out tba fiahn idea.
Th lampshade petticoat also bold
it quota of admirers.
An Innovation in a tailored suit ia
on which may be transformed into
peace or a war suit. If your tenden
cies ar toward militarism, tb auit la
worn buttoned np tightly to the neck
with martial-looking button. Then it
ia a most soldierly in appearance. But
if you ar peaceful, then it fa allowed
to fall back unfastened into soft lines.
A clever style of tb popular suit
drea ia shown. It it of linen and so
deceitfully fashioned tbat it would
seem to be a separate coat and skirt,
but It isn't, it fools yon. It ia a dress.
World Police Idea Advo
cated by Earl Grey
London Earl Grey, foreign
tary. presiding at a meeting held to
advocate an agreement among tb na
tion for tb enforcement of interna
tional law, aaid that the present con
flict probably never would have taken
place bad the policy of American pa
cificists, tbat the signatory nations to
Tha Hague convention should under
take collective responsibility for the
enforcement, been adopted.
"It ia almost eertain,': aaid Earl
Grey, "tbat this logical and necessary
complement of Th Hague tribunal will
be adpoted when the nations again
meet in consultation.
"The neutral powers who signed The
Hague convention mtteed a great op
portunity by not protesting against tb
violation of International regulations
tbat occurred in this war. which un
doubtedly would hav led to a diminu
tion of ita horrors."
A resolution was adopted declaring
it to be "imperative that a peace be
established which shall secure collec
tive responsibility by all civilized na
tions for the maintenance and enforce
ment of international law."
lo Blockade Is Not
Idea, Says Germany
Berlin The naval measurea of Ger
many against British commerce are in
no sense a blockade. No hostile ac
tion against neutral shipping ia con
templated. German warshipa and sub-
marinea will endeavor by every means
in their power to avoid sinking Amer
ican or other neutral ships and will
take every precaution to avoid a mis
take. . i .' :''
Th above may be taken aa the cor
rect interpretation ' placed upon the
German proclamation in Berlin.
The proclamation declaring tne wa
ters around Great Britain to be a war
ton like aimilar British measures
which were taken aa a precedent, ia
deairoed. it ia asserted, to warn neu-
trala that a ship venturing into the
naval field of operations exposes itself
to the risk of being struck by a chance
shot.- ' "''"" --
It was aaid that it might be safely
asserted tbat the Germane have no in
tention of ainking an American ahip
unless she ia carrying contraband of
war. and then only if her crew can be
riven the possibility of escape.
The warning to neutral snipping, it
waa asserted, waa considered aa par
ticularly needed in view of the report
ed order to British Bhips to hoist a
neutral flag whenever they are in dan
ger, an order which, 'if adhered to, it
waa stated, would make it difficult for
a German warship to discriminate be
tween hostile and neutral shipping.
Solon Fear Smallpox. "
Phoenix, Aria. Wholesale vaccina
tion of members of the Arisona legis
lature here ia prescribed by the city
health authorities aa protection against
an epidemic of smallpox among the
Representative Briscoe waa taken to
the pesthouse. Nearly all member of
the house have called on bun during
hie illness. President Simms, of the
senate, waa vaccinated, and announced
thnt unless all members took the same
precautions a quarantine of tha legis
lature waa probable.
4500 Men Go to Work.
Elizabeth. N. J. The assembling
department, one of the largest at the
Singer Sewing Machine Works, has
announced a return of all men on a full
time schedule. At th office of the
management, it waa aaid the entire
plant will be back on tha old schedule
within another month. Early last fall
about 50 per cent of tb 9000 employed
tber wer laid off. ,
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Tims of Peace.
Wilson Predlcto Shortage of Food
mnd Urges farmer to Grow
Larger Grain Supply.
Washington, D. C Co-operation
between boalnes and tb government
in framing lawa for th benefit of all
th peocl waa urged by President
Wilson Thursday night in an address
before several hundred representative
business men, here attending th an
nual convention of tb Chamber of
Com mere of tb United State, lie
declared that "we must all pool our
interest" in order to discover th best
mean for handling public problems.
Tb creation In the United States
la time of peace of tb earn kind of
united spirit which move nations dur
ing ware waa advocated by th resi
dent, who remarked that "when peace
ia aa handsome aa war tber will be no
"When man engage In th pursuit
of peace In th earn spirit of self-
sacrifie aa they engage In wars, ware
The President predicted that wbil
there i a shortage of food in th
world now tb shortage will be much
creater later. He pointed Out that
under tb guidance of tb department
of Agriculture effort must be mad by
farmers In tb United State to grow
grain, in order tbat the world
may be fed.
Speaking of th roreign trad of tn
United States, tb President asked
tbat business men devise some way of
allowing exporter in the United
States to combine to secure common
selling agencies, and to give long-time
credit in auch a way that these co
operative device may be open to the
Of all. , . : ; V -
He declared tbat apparently the
anti-trust lawa prohibited auch com
binatione now, but he would favor a
change if a method fair to all could be
He spoke of tb work being done by
tb bureau of foreign and domestic
commerce in "surveying th world"
for tb benefit of ail baaineffa men.
Business men themselves are to blame
if intelligent lawa affecting them are
not framed, the President asserted.
Ha added that they should come out in
to the open and aa their knowledge of
conditions to bring about fair laws to
prevent business evils.
Embargo Argument Has
Attention of U. S. Senate
Washing-ton, D. C Senator Hitch
cock's biU to empower th President
to forbid export of war supplies was
urged before th senate foreign rela
tions committee by Horace u xfrana
and Michael English, of Chicago, and
Representative Bartholdt, of Missouri.
Mr. Bartholdt aaid England baa en
acted a aimilar law in 1853, just be
fore the Crimean War, and regarded it
a domestic matter. Under ques
tioning by Senator Sutherland, he
thought the effect of the Hitchcock .
bill would be to weaken the allies.
He cited the biography of Am basse-
dor White at Berlin : in 1898, during ;
the Spanish-American war, to show
Germany's attitude. - It, waa said
there, he aaid, that a shipload of war-,
material had left Hamburg for a
Spanish port whan Mr. White protest- -
ed and tb German government, al
though it had a clear right to permit r
such traffic, ordered the ahip back to '
Hamburg to be unloaded.
Canada Asks U. S.
for Bridge Dynamiter
Washington, D. C Formal appli-
cation for the extradition to Canada
of Werner Van Horn, charged with '"
'attempted destruction of human
life," waa made at tha State depart
ment by Sir Cecil Spring-Rice, the
Tta ambassador called personally at
the department and presented a brief
note to Secretary Bryan based on
communications from the Canadian
Minister of Justice at Ottawa, inform
ing tha embassy that Van Horn was
wanted on the charge of attempting to
destroy human life, through the wilful
and unlawful destruction .or. tn si.
Croix river bridge.
lurks Defeat Russian. ; '
Berlin A Turkish victory over tha
Russian army of the Caucasus la re
ported from Constantinople, as given
out by the Overseas News Agency.
Tha Turkish military headquarters at
Constantinople announced a Russian
detachment had made an attack on tha
Turkish forces at Arthin. in the trans
Caneausua, 84 miles southeast of Ba
tam. Thia attack is said to have been
repulsed, with heavy losses in men snd
war material for the Russians. The
Turkish troops then made a successful
attack on two Russian battalions.
West Coast Is Stormed.
San Diego A radiogram to Rear
Admiral Howard, on board the flagship
San Diego here, received from Mazat
lan. reported that General Iturbe, a
Villa'partisan, stormed Acaponeta last
Monday, after several cours oi ngnt
Intr. and captured 60 prisoners. Hit
own wounded are being transported to
Maxatlan. The cruwer San Liego left
her for Ensenada to investigate con