1 f i WES' EADER I TOL. XXXIV. WTOTON, OIUXJON, FRIDAY, APRIL 30, 1015. NO. . TON WORLD'S DOINGS OF CURRENT WEEK Brief Resume of General News from All Around the Earth. Oermsny la purchasing foodstuff fur alege of fuur yeara duration. David Warfleld ha appear)! In lh play "Th Auctioneer" fur th UOOtb tlm. Twenty-one Jitney bua driver Baattla ara arretted fur doing business without having bonis. El-president Taft la scheduled maka aavaral aneerhe In Oregon and Wsshlngton aarly In tha fall. A plague of cricket la reirted In Grant county Washington, and niur damage to crop la tha raault. Ona of Villa' major general haa resigned, at tha reouest of hla mothrr, and joined tha lirltlah force. A holdup man In Sitokane, Waah. klrki hla victim on tha Ire and break it; aeruraa 12 In rash and floea. Tha commerce Investigation In Chi' cago iroteta an increase of freight ralea on meata, which I protoaed by tha railroad. Theodore Rooeevelt, who I being auad for libel, admit on tha atand that ha waa on eaay term with New York political bosses. All record for April heat ar being broken In tha Eastern elates, and I acme loralitlea the thermometer regla- tera 97 degree. Four masked men maka raid of Eastern Oregon ranch, killing 30 head of aheap and destroying farm houee and barn by fire. Prominent women of all natlonalitiee of Europe are in convention at Tha Hague and ara pleading fur pear in their reapertiv countrlea. Methodist minuter from many atatea ara meeting in Chicago for the purpose of establishing f 10,000.000 fund to be used for old ag pensions for member of tha clergy. T. Broil Brooke, a mlllloniar real estate owner of Portland, plungea to bla death from a eecond-etory window of hla home. Business worries ara thought to hava unbalanced hla mind. Tha Exchange Telegraph company' A then correepondent aays tha news paper In that city report the Greek government haa negotiated with Amer ican capitalists for loan of 17,000, 000. The all lea ara reported as having landed large force on both ahore of tha Dardanelles traits, and ara at tacking tha fort and position of the Turk who are defending the city of Constantinople. Slgnorlna Ma Bonora, consort of Mario Lambardl, died at 10:45 o'clock Tuesday night in the Good Samaritan hospital at Portland from tha effect of poleon taken after Mr. Lambardl a death on April 22. Governor Johnson, of California, signed the Meek convict labor bill, permitting prisoner of the tt pen! tentlarie to build atata highwaya. A atstement waa Issued by tha governor In which h aaid that appreheniion that free labor will be affected 1 groundless. German in Puland offer 10 rouble each to Russian who will desert. Europe' purchase of leather good la atimulating the hide Industry. The French government haa decided to adopt all children made orphan , by the war. General Villa la reported to be gath erlnsall available forces for a final crucial ttruggle againat the Carrama force. When Russian evacuate town In Poland they break all windows, o that the German will And poor ahelter from the cold. A celebration waa held at the San Franciico exposition in commemora tion of the recovery from the earth' quake and Are. Betglan prlionera in Prussia have opened regular university, many pro fessor being among them, who give lecture regularly. . Both Russian and Austrian make desperate attack upon each other position in the Carpathian, all of which are repulsed. ' Two men - were drowned in the Mc Keniie river near Eugene, Or., while trying to lead aome cattle . across the river from a rowboat. Governor Lister, of Washington, won hla fight against the emergency clause in the recent appropriation bills passed by the legislature of that state, and thereby $3,260,000 la made imme diately available for road building. French airmen drop bomb in many town in the Black Forest country of Germany, and many women and child ren are reported killed or injured. A call haa been received by the New fork war relief clearing house from France for artificial limb for aoldiera wounded during tha early atages of the war. The blockade of Germany by tha al lies I preventing the latter from ob taining maay necessary drugs, which are sent to the United State from Germany and then purchased here by the warring nation. Rooscmr on stand admits OfTEN CONSUK BOSS PIAIT Syracuse, N. V. Theodore Ruue veil admitted under croas-eiamlnation Tuesday In the suit for alleged libel which William Barnea haa brought ualnst him. that while governor he had freely consulted the "boss" of thi Republican party In New York atate in reference to the apoliitment of .off! ciala in the atate government and var ious legislative and political matter. The "boaa" named waa Thomas ( Piatt, who at that time represented New York In the United State sen ate. The ex-president aaid he took the advice of the senator In many mat ters, among them appointing a Pern orrat to the office of tax com m I m loner to "please Grady," whom the Colonel described aa a "lieutenant boss" of Itlrhard Croker, then leader of Tam many Hall. Th testimony resulted from ques tions asked after letter of a eerie that MUMed between Colonel Roosevelt ami Senator Piatt had been read to the jury. In these letters, both writers discussed all manner of political and legislstive affairs. In one. Colonel Roosevelt asked the senator's advice about making apeechea. In another, Senator Piatt told the Colonel he had received a ropy of a bill introduced by Grady, in which the sen ator aaid he considered It inadvisable to rive Tammany from 3,000,000 to 112.000.000 on an appropriation to ex pend upon th water front of New York, as "it would simply be putting an unnecessary club In the bands ol those people with which to knock our brains out.' With another letter, the colonel sent the senstor a proof of his message to the legislature, which dealt with, among other thing, nubile utilities, the franchise tax, Uie trust. Indus trial condition and labor. The part dealing with the trusts, the colonel wrote, "had been submitted to several "experts. including Elihu Root, Pre I dent Hsdley, Professor Jenka, of Cor nell. and James A. Dill, who was described In the letter a 'a big cor poration lawyer.' Commander Gives Notice of Intent to Intern Cruiser Kronprinz Wilfidm Washington, D. C Announcement from Newport New late Tuesday that the commander of th big German sea raider Kronprin Wllhelm had given notice he would intern for the war without waiting expiration of the time allowed her by the United State government to make bia ahlp worthy, waa received with aurpris and relief by government offlciala. The raider action relieve the Navy department of the necessity of keeping watch over the Wllhelm and an eye on the cordon of allied ahip off th Virginia cape to assure the main tenance of American neutrality during the time the cruiser had been allowed to make repair. It I understood that several day of that period still re mained. The Navy department had deter mined to permit the Wilhelm to take on 4500 ton of coal, and on the heel of reports from Newport Newa that the cruiser had begun to coal, came Lieutenant Captain Tbierfelder's un expected announcement to the collector of the port. The German commander' communication waa laconic and gave no reason for the Internment aa had the letter presented by Captain Thierichena when h interned the Prin Eitel Friedrich, the first of the raider to seek haven in Hampton Roads. It waa suggested here that Captain Thierfelder'a announcement waa made after he had received instruction from the German government through the embassy here not to attempt a dash through the line of hostile war ahip off the cape. Heat I Damaging Crop. Washington, D. C A aeorchlng heat wave is hovering over the East era half of the'United States from the Mississippi valley to the Atlantic coast, causing suffering in the citie and serious damage to wheat and other crop in the agricultural districts. Reports ahow new temperature records for April established as follows: Wash ington. D. C. and Richmond, Va 94 degree; Toledo, O., 80; Grand Rapids, Mich., Cincinnati, O., and fclkins, w. V,, 88; Port Huron, Mich., 86, and Green Bay, Wis., 84. Wirales Record I Made. New York A new distance record for wireless telephony in railroad serv ice ia claimed by offlciala of the Lacka wanna railroad. Communications by wireless concerning the movement of Lackawanna trains' were exchanged between railroad superintendent at Scranton, Pa., and Binghamton, N. 63 mile. - Train between those two cities were moved for several hours under order sent or received by wireless. . Czar Lose 29 Tranche. Vienna The war office baa issued the following: "Our troops, pursuing the enemy, occupied 26 Russian trenches which contained much war material. The Russian before Uisok Pass, after their attack failed, re treated in full flight. We gained ground ot the southeast of Koxiowa.' Relief Fund $26,000,000. London The national relief fund of the Prince of Wale reached the total of 6,000,000 (J26.000.000). King George haa opened with donation of $2600 subscription list of th British committee for relief in Belgium, i Oregon Hens Make Fine Record at Panama Fair Oregon Agricultural College, Cor vellls Having led In both the pen rec ords and tha Individual records for tha paat month in egg-laying at the I'ana-ma-Parlfle Exposition has placed the O. A. C. florka very close to the lead in both these divisions for the entire time of the contest. The throe flocks entered by the college represent the White Leghorns, Barred Rocks and a jxn of cross-reds, ten In each pen. The Leghorn took first place for the month ending April 16 with a rec ord of 237 eggs, while the Barred Rorks took second place with 226 egg. The beat Individual allowing waa made by an O. A. C. cross-bred hen, which Isid -0 eggs In tha 31 day. The fifth best record waa that of the College Barred Rock biddy that pro duced 26 eggs. The Leghorn Kkewlae took second place In the term rare to date, with a record of 660 egg, flnt place going to the Canada flock or l. V. Adam, with 607 eggs. The fourth place haa been taken by the O. A. C. Barred Rock and th fifth place by the crosses, the number of egga laid by each pen being 627 and 624 respectively. Second, third and fourth places ar now held in the Individual term record by an O, A. C. cross with 83 egga, another O. A. C. cross with 82 eggs, and an O. A, C. Leghorn with II eggs. Th official report from which these figure were taken aaya that no other exhibit on the ground attract more attention from the thousand of dsily visitors thsn this egg-lsying contest with its fine flock from different parts of the world. Dairying Sure Road to Wealth, Declares Expert Oregon Agricultural College, Cor- vallla That th history of dairying has proven it to be sure road to wealth, ia the assertion of dairy ex perts of Oregon, Washington and other atatea, who occasionally address students and dairymen at the Oregon Agricultural college. A means of wealth, dairying la said to furnish about the most steady and sure Income of any farm product, and It also affords a renewal of soil fertility. In all these features dairying particularly lends itself to profit because profit must be aecured from those resource that are ure and steady. Th history of dairying In countrlea other than the United Statee affords evidence of the relisble chsrarter of dairying a a profit maker. Denmark, a country declared.by the speaker to have had an exhausted soil and an ex hausted people, has become through dairying one of the wealthiest and most productive of all foreign eoun- Daylight Is Let Through Last Tunnel On New Coos Bay Line Eugene "Daylight" was broken set week in tunnel No. 7, the longest bore on the Willamette-Pacific. For 18 month compressed air drills have been born in Into both aides of this 4200-foot tunnel that pierce the di vide between the Umpqua and Cooa Bay valley. For two week the sounds of the drills could be heard from both aides and finally a ahot opened the tunnel. This was the Isst tunnel on the line to be pierced. There are eight in all, the first being at Noti, 30 mile west of Eugene, and jthe last in the lake region north of Coos Bsy. The last two tunnels are not completed, how ever, as a small bore preceeda a few feet ahead of the main body of the tunnel. A. O. Peterson, sub-contractor for Hauser A Hauser, arrived in Eugene, tellinir of the tunnel progress, and of the peed being made in the comple tion of the trestle work along the lake. C. R. Broughton, bridge en gineer, accompanied him from Acme, where a large force of men has estab lished camps for the erection of the Siuslaw drawbridge. Dogs Shot on Sight in Baker to Prevent Epidemic of Rabies Baker So serious has become the rabies epidemic both in the city and in the country that every effort is being made to stamp out the animals that might be affected. Chief of Police Jackson has armed all policemen with shotgun and revolver and has given orders that all dogs be shot on light unless muscled. We haven't time to remonstrate personally with owners of dogs," he said to his men. "There ia too much dancer from hydrophobia to take any chance and people who do not live up to the law will lose their pets." Hunters and trapper will be em ployed to wage war on the coyotes in the Mi nam National forest, according to Ephriam Barnes, forest Bupervisor, who aid that he had been requested by the United State Biological survey to furnish the name of men in thi section most experienced in work of this kind. Park Along Road Planned. Hood River Citizens of the county, co-operating with the Commercial club, have begun campaign to secure ade quate atrip of land along the Neal Creek road leading from the Lower to the Upper Hood River valley and thus prevent the land along the route from being denuded of it growth of large fir tree. But few of the highways in the lower valley are lined with forest trees, and it ia proposed to purchase outright this land and make a park of the area adjoining the highway. The land ia not valuable for agriculture. Sunday Closing Stir. Tillamook Aa the closing of stores on Sunday in thi city has caused con siderable discussion. District Attor ney T. H. Goyne has asked the attor ney general's office for an opinion aa to the constitutionality of the Sunday closing law. The candy, cigar and drug stores have decided to remain open, and Mr. Goyne ia determined to close them If the law ia considered constitutional by the attorney general. trie. The Dane ar now remark ably prosperous people and bave reno vated their soils so that they are leav ing a valuable heritage to their pos terity. Examplea of aucceaa ar being re peated in our own country. In the atatea of Wisconain, Minnesota and those further East, they have re deemed their Mils from exhaustion through dairying. While doing this they have made substantial money profits, established a large trade in dairy products, and perhape best of all, have built up Urge dairy bard of won derful producing ability. From th fine, high producing dairy cattle from thee herd many Western dairymen are now going to get founda tion stock for the improvement of their own herd. A lot of money from the West 1 streaming into the states of of Minnesota, New York and Wis consin in exchange for dairy aire de veloped through cientific breeding by progressive dairymen. Recess Lengthened and Farmers' Week Will Be First in January Oregon Agricultural College, Cor vallia Of great interest to fanner and homeseeker a well as to regular college students s the announcement that the next term of Farmers' and Conference Week will be held at the college during the first week of Janu ary. Since the instructors' time ai well aa housing accommodations an needed by the thousands of people tak ing the work of the week, it is impos sible to conduct the exercise of the week while the regular degree work i in progress. Hence the Christmas re cess has been lengthened to January 10, permitting the regular students to pass their vacation at home. Another important change in the cal endar ia the arrangement whereby commencement will be held prior to final examinationa of the second semes ter for the three lower classes. This change will give the undergraduates an opportunity to attend commence ment exercises and at the same time to leave for home aa soon aa their last examination has been given. It has also been announceed that vocational students will have commencement recognition and will be given diplomas upon completing their course.. Pioneer Women To Meet, Baker Old-time residents of East ern Oregon plan an organization. At a meeting held at the home of Mrs. M. F. Harper it was decided to ascertain the possibilities of having a pioneer society and to include the gathering of historical data of this part or tne coun try. Mrs. Harper has been in this vi cinity 40 years, and has had several gatherings of the pioneer women with such success that the organisation seems assured. If Baker old settlers take kindly to the plan, other cities will be asked to co-operate. Farmer Demand Water. Baker More than 1000 acres are so involved in a water dispute north of here that State Water Superintendent Cochran at La Grande has been ap pealed to. Farmers along laterals on the Baldock and Shaw ditches allege that the Sunnyslope irrigation farmers have been taking so much moisture from Powder River that a shortage is threatened in the Fairview district Assistant Water Superintendent Hol land waa aent from La Grande to make a survey. ' Oregon Ha 17,000 Cars J Salem Secretary of State Olcott announceda that approximately 17,000 automobiles, more than 2400 motorcy cles and 2300 chauffeurs have been furnished licenses thi year, and he believed that motor vehicle registra tion for the entire year would reach 22,000. There were 16,847 motor ve hicles, 2898 motorcyclea and 1800 chauffeurs registered last year. Mr. Olcott thinks the increase In chauffeur license is a result of the jitney bus.; Calf Ha Only Three Leg. Roaeburg E. Harper, of North Roseburg, ia the owner of a calf bav in only three leg. The can waa born few day ago and ia apparently in aa good health aa it more fortunate brother and sister. The animal baa only one front leg, which Mr. Harper says is somewhat larger than the leg of normal calf. The calf display no ill effects as a result of its deformity, and Mr. Harper believe it will live." KAISER IN ONE OF HIS RUINED CITIES 7T Jmwmm,., .yq i.w'iMifjf'v. .., 'j.,-x-wimii jmmA 11 .aim . mi. minyy 1 - 4AV;Jk v. : Vf Wi-.i ........ r I i i VTi f II." i. "" Emperor William pailiig through the ruined atreet of Lyck, East PniMla, Jut after bis troops had driven the Russians from the city. He Is seen In front of bis automobile. At me len is a pnotograpa 01 we aaiser as ne ap peared when last visiting the eastern war tone. TURKISH TORPEDO-BOAT IN THE BLACK SEA T" ' " j-wh T. ' "atari i ii mii.ii." in hi i i -T" - '"-t''r, s-!etfv GERMANS GIVE UP HOUSEHOLD COPPER a rrj xr ' "jrrv T "i - -.V . -"j- " Aw . 9 t "eip- . . " T 0,1 . GERMAN WHO DEMANDS PEACE Owina to the shortage of copper in Germany the school teachers have been Instructed to tell their pupil to bring all the copper articles iney have at home to school. The picture snows tne resuii 01 one uaj tion in one school. nSoUSES f J m .a -il'l fir I 1 W fS Th world ha been watching with great interest for Bulgerta'a decision abetter or not to enter the European wax. TMa 1 tne parliament. - tbe capital of that nation. ... - 4 v . r ' ' Hv. , ' v f !y 1 ?4 '- 51 Philip Scheidemann, a prominent So. clallst member of the German relcb tag. haa Joined with a number ot hla fellow in demanding that the govern ment take stepe to end the war at once. He protested vehemently against the uppression ot Socialist writing and speeches. ' Regulating the Watch. If one has an opportunity to con pare hla watch dally at a certain time with some source of standard time, aa with the time a sent by telegraph or by wireless signal, or by regular comparison with aome accurate clock, aa one daily passe a Jeweler' (tore, for instance, it would be well to es tablish the habit of winding th watch at that time, a it is better W have such, dally comparison tfs the time the watch Is wound, and mon regular winding will usually .