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About The Weston leader. (Weston, Umatilla County, Or.) 189?-1946 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 31, 1915)
WESTON, OlffiGON, miDAY, DECliMJIEU 31, 1915.
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. WORLD'S DOINGS
OF CURRtfrr WEEK
rief Eme of teal Km
f Frcb AH Around the Earth.
live I w$ Items of All Nations and
fur Our Busy Readers.
rnM rail cUm of 191? loth
Mor Infected pork U discovered In
Railroad earning wo advancing by
leaps and bound.
Warden of Sing 8lnf prison to In
dicted for perjury.
.'Oregon t Irrlgttlonlst ar In
eeslon In rortland.
Ni official reception It offered tb
Ffrd pone party by the Dane.
Th intent powers ro considering
abandoning tb drlv on BaJonikl.
, Captain Boy-Ed sails for Germany,
leaving parting shot to th Unltod
" Too British eablnot I torn over tb
oonoorlptton question and tbo olUwtton
to now erlala
A brtdo of fow month to shot nd
otherwise maltreated on a lonely road
now Creebem, Or.
Tbo Austrian aro accused by tbo
French government of Inking 1st Coi-
Ut without warning. '
King Peter of Serbia bw gono Into
exile and to In deplorable condition,
botb M to health and finance.
Vtonna'a reply to tbo Unltod State
on tbo Aneona cea will ask arbitration
which. It to Hid, will bo rejected.
Many paroled convict in Cbleago
aro thought responsible for many
crime being committed in too windy
Now York tflU ahtp to Cormany by
registered ajff three ton of powdorod
f- milk f"tttrj.0OO,000 starring bobloa
Soerotary of War Garrtoon will pre
aont to tbo committee on military
affair a plan which, If adoptod by
oongrota, will moan universal military
St. Uml hotol ai reported Meet
Ing unprecedented rotoo to delegate
to tbo Democratic convention, wbo aro
making reeervatlon for tbo coming
Tbo government of tbo Unltod
RtatiM will build aoon two riant tub-
martnooof 8000 ton each. It to pro-
peood to wild emaiiw nonta i to
aamo typo within ov year.
Eight men, including a lepreaonta-
ttvo to. oongrOM an os-roprooontatWo
in eongroaa ana un wx-miwnmj nwi
. t nhin m . indict! bv a F'edcr&l
grand jury in Now York on a charge
of conspiring to foment atrlkea In
American munition laciorio aa pan
of a campaign financed by tbo Gorman
nvarnmant to fibeck the OXDOrUtiM
of munition to tbo entente allloa. Tbo
V man , Indicted aro , RepreeentaUto
Dttcbanan, or lliinoia; ex-Kprewmi-iv.
Cnarlm. rJ lliinoia! Frank 8.
nnett, o-attomey general of Ohloj
B, Martin, Herman SchuJtela,
ra ton Klntelen, David Lamar and
Jacob a Taylor. :
The French mako eonatderablo gain
at UarUnano-Weilorkopr, ana capture
" Canada will ralea a total of 250.000
men for Engaina; iso.wu bbto ai
ready gono overteaa.
T l aattmatMl that the Federal tot
mment will loee 1850,000 In roTonuo
when Oregon goes ory. , v
r Elghty-flTO tbouiand pupil of tbo
Cnlcago c Ii ooii are aoaent stnun w
an epidemic of Influonaa,
' Tbo barkentlno 8. N. Cattle to in
dltree off the com or wawingwn,
with ix foot of water In bar bold,
The Washington board of parole are
withholding the freedom of paroled
eonvieta nntil after January lit, when
tbo date goes dry. '
Fifteen hundred men working on the
Ataka railroad are Icebound and will
he compelled to He through the win
ter en canned good. -
The Reach Timber company of Mofr
eatlne, la., baa railed $300,000 by
trust ileed and will build a logging
railroad to Its holding near Sutherlln,
According to a dispatch an Asutrlan
rubmarlne bat been captured by two
torpedo boat, preiumably Italian.
Nine Portland lawyer win a dam
age (nit for $10 ttarted by a woman
over poMeealon of a ben and eleven
chick. : ;
A large number of cannon bidden by
the Serb In their flight from Austria-Hungary,
have been recovered by
VoulnUry retirement'of the British
In Galllpoli I denied by the Turk,
who claim the English were defeated
by their troop.
CCSQLQS 10 PM m
rca am mm ma
Washington, D. C The Warde
part men t will urge on eoogreee, it i
understood hare, the proposition that
It to vital that a definite statement of
military policy for the United State
be put through at tbl session and that
machinery be created for the organisa
tion of a eitlsen army, volunteer to
begin wits, but bwed ultimately on
universal military service.
It was learned authoritatively that
the administration' continental army
plan I designed to operate with either
tbo volunteer or tbo universal service
It la known that tbo continental
army plan to regarded in It present
form by Its rraroer a a preparatory
measure, paving the way to a decision
by tbo people at large for or agalnet
universal military service. In deter
mining bl plan. Secretary Carrtoon to
known to bavo consulted every general
officer of tbo active army and many
oroeort of lower rank.
MARY ROBERTS RINEHART
Mary Roberta Rlnehart, the only
ewman oorreependent who got to the
actual fighting front In Europe and
who wrltinge en the wer are filling
many pas of the magailnee, wee In
Washington recently In tbo mtereet
of her friend and tribal brothers, the
The unanimous opinion of tbo commto-
tloned personnel of tbo army, as well
as the civil official of the War depart
ment, to said to bo that adequate pre
paredness can be secured only on uo
bast of universal service. While
Secretary Garrtoon has made no public
declaration of bla opinion. Assistant
Secretary Breckenrldgc, wbo frequent
ly baa spoken for bla chief, be clearly
indicated belief that universal service
is the only fair and democratic solu
tion of the military problem confront
ing the country.
It baa been indicated that the mill
tary committee of eongrota will bo
formally advised ot tuts view at me
British Cabinet Resolves for
Kodified Form if Ccasoiptici
London It Is said on excellent au
thority that the cabinet has virtually
decided upon a modified form of eon-
scriDtion bill to bo Introduced In the
house of common next week, giving
the covornment the necessary power,
should it bo found needful, to bring in
ingle men and preserve Premier As-
auitb'a Dledm to married men.
The cabinet meeting, although It
failed to secure agreement of all the
minister upon the question of the vol
untary system versus conscription, was
of a critical and decisive cnaracter ana
virtually reached tbo decision that the
aDDllcation of force may become neces
sary before all eligible single men are
effectually brought to the color.
Th antl-conacriptionlst minister
offered strong opposition.
Oregon Haa Saltpetre.
Lakeview, Or. Large deposit of
saltpetre have boon found in tbo dis
trict east of this city In Lak county.
with specimens of the deposit running
almost pure. Uooeo Lak Valley is
tbo center of tbo deposit. It I aid
the valuable portion of th deposit
will average 8 per cent saltpetre.
Before the war th United State
secured it supply of druggist' salt
petre from India, but that has been
diverted to England by the war. A
a result saltpetre to now worth 65
cent a pound.
. Tungsten Or Bid Sosr.
Boulder, Oolo. Competitive bidding
Wednesday brought offers of $48 and
$49 per unit for 60 per cent Tungsten
ore, a compared with $5.80 lest April.
At that time the first Increase
brought the price to $7 per unit and
In the Intervening months it ha made
Two buytrs placed the schedule for
60 pe cr,t or $47.50 a unit,
making the ore worth $2850 per
COSTS MANY LIVES
Death Rate ta KhM$h Is
1 Alarmingly lae.
Health Officers Warn Public to Keep
Away From Crowded Races'
Many Industries Crippled.
Philadelphia The death ret from
tbo epidsmls of la grippe bow sweep
ing the state has been so high that
Samuel 0. Dixon, state health commis
sioner, Issued a statement at Harris
burg Ssturday calling attention to tbo
seriousness of tbo situation and cau
tioning tbo public that If th disease
latoba avoided "sacrifices must be
Keep out of crowded place," Di,
Dixon says, "aa on person havlng4the
aripne may five It to a carload of
In this elty eov portal permits wore
Issued during tbo first thro day of
tbo week, th majority of the deal
being doe directly or Indirectly tola
ariPDO. Tbl to more than double tb
ordinary death rat. It to estimated
that nearly 15.000 person In Philadel
phia alone are ' suffering with tbl
disease, which baa been particularly
fatal to th vary old and very young.
Attendance at all the public acboou
baa been greatly reduced, and in sever
al sections of the state schools and col.
lege bav been forced to dose.-
f sctorlee, department atorea and
other business bousee have also boon
affected by th epidemic, and in many
Instance tbo number of employed
obliged to remain at bom bad boon so
treat as to curtail operation seriously.
Hundred of firemen and policemen are
confined to their home with tb die-
whll Philadelphia's rapid transit
company report 400 of its employee
on the sick list. -Reports
from Camden, N. J., are to
tb effect that thor are at least 1000
in that city.
60,000 Are III In Chicago.
Chicago Chicago doctor aro work
ing at high (peed, many of them max
Ing more than 50 calls a day.
Chicago busine to battling against
tb handicap of disablement of many
employes' and lack of full efficiency of
many other tbouaanda.
All this Is due to la grippe, or to bo
nor accurate, to relative of tb old
' Althongh the epidemic to th most
serious since 1891, it is remarkable be
cause in no eutluroa yet examined by
the health department ha the organ
lent of true la grippe been found.
Isolation of every victim of the epi
demic forcible Isolation by employ
ers, if necessary, of every employe
who attempts to work while suffering
from th grip i urged by Dr. Karl
Meyer, superintendent of the Cook
county hospital He aa Id:
"1 believe thor are at least 60,000
persons seriously 111 with la grippe in
Chicago. W bav from 40 to 60
case that come to th county hospital
very day. ' Because of th contagion
nature of the disease, we attempt to
take in only the most serious cases.
The other limply receive first treat
ment.' . ' '
"From 88 to 45 out of 400 nun
her are 111 with la grippe. That in
dicatea about th proportion of vic
tim all over town. Many doctor bav
been or aro III. :
"Tbo epidemie to particularly dan
gerous because it might be followed by
pneumonia or bead infection. lithe
victim doe not thoroughly conquer the
germ ho may become subject to chronic
catarrh." ' '"
Heney Is City Attorney.
Santa Monica, Cal. Frsncis J. Ho
ney, who prosecuted th San Francisco
graft ease several year ago, baa ac
cepted the position of City attorney of
Santa Monica, tendered him by the
newly elected commissioner. Hi sal
ary haa not been decided on. Mr.
Heney ha mad his residence here for
several month. In taking th posi
tion Mr. Heney agreed to devote five
and a half hour each day to the city.
He said that he accepted the offer be
came ha desired to see what could be
don with commission government. .
Balloon Given to Militia.
New York A large balloon for us
of the signal corps or the coast artil
lery of the National Guard of New
York, and course of Instruction in av
iation for member of the militia of
New Jersey, have been contributed to
the National aeroplane fund. The bal
loon was contributed by Robert Glen-
dendtng, a member of th Aero Club,
and the offer to train four member of
th militia come from John F. Sloan e,
an aeroplane manufacturer.
Edison Offer Plans.
New York Thomas A. Edisonat a
recent meeting of th naval consulting
board at the Brooklyn navy yard,
offered to furnish the board with plana
and specifications for a laboratory of ,
physical research to cost $1,400,000, j
to be used in the development of naval
Of (knerJtt Interest
Official Directory Shows 300
Schools Above 8th Grade Work
The ofliclal directory recently Issued
by Superintendent of Public Instruc
tion, i. A. Churchill, (bow that there
are about 1 00 achool in tb state
which offer work above th eighth
arade. aa follow 3 - Forty-four off or
one year of secondary work; 65 offer
two years; Z8 offer three years, ana
165 offer four yeara of high achool
work. Approximately 1100 teachers
are employed In tbe-aeeoodary eehooia,
about 70 per cent of whom ar gradu
ate of college or, universities, wbile
manv mor are tTsduates of leehnlcaj
or normal schools. . College and uni
versities from every sect loo of the
United State and from Europe ar
rsDresented amona tb bin achool
teaching fore of the Mate; but by far
tbo largest number or graduate of any
single Institution com from th Uni
versity of Oregon, tbero Doing aooui
186 graduate of that Institution teach
ins: in th high schools of the state. A
very bug percentage of the teechers
of th vocational high school subjects
ar supplied by to Oregon Agricul
Manual Training Courses Popular.
There are 17,389 student pursuing
on or mor of uie five vocational
antra offered in tb hlirh schools of
Oregon, according to a report recently
Issued by Superintendent of ruoue in
struction, 3. A. Churchill. Th Mao
nal Tratnln and Commerial courae
seera to bo th most popular with tb
students, mere are now 011 atuaenie
taking manual training, 219S of whom
m liitlii hi ah achool and 2948 In th
grade. Th total amount of equip
ment, consisting 01 oencne. toou,
etc, amounts to $61,754.00. In th
commercial courses there ar 4141 stu
dents enrolled, 8967 being In the high
school and 174 in th grade. Th
value of the typewriters and other
equipment amounts to $40,505.00.
Manual Training to being taught in 70
high schools and commercial work in 71.
; " Students Judge Stock.
Ferrvdale Perrydale achool bav
on of th largest industrial club or
ganisations in Polk county and there
ar students enrolled in all 14 projects.
Tb Dairy Herd Record club baa a
special organization of its own and tb
boys make frequent trip Into th
neighboring dairy ranches and (cor
tb barn aa well aa th cattle. This
work ia don under th supervision of
th Oregon Agricultural College ex
In addition to a lively industrial cmo
th district baa tb following organ
isation: Parents' and Teachers' asso
ciation, brass band of $0 piece, or
chestra, dramatic - club. W. C T. U.
organisation and Athletic association.
; " Coyote Bounties $3.50. '
Klamath Fella The Klamath Fait
County Court haa signed an order for
the namiaiit of additional bountv
money for coyote beginning January
1 and continuing up to April 1. . A de
tormlna! affnrt ia to be mad to stamp
out th danger of a rabies epidemic in
Klamath county, ine ooumy mra
he the atat will he reduced berinninff
January 1 to $1.60, but. by the recent
order of the County court, Klamath
county will pay an additional bounty
of $2, making a total of $3.60. The
rancher and business men of tb Fort
Klamath country ar off erng yet an
other aum of $2 each for coyote, v
Hood River Is Interested. ,
nvrA RtmowHembera of the local
Commercial club ar looking with in
terest on th proposed plana or tn
new route between Portland and North
Yakima hv wav of thia citv. . An offer
ba been mad to co-operate with the
Commercial club of Whit Salmon,
The nennla of the TrOOt Lak and
Camas Prairie districts of Northwest
ern Klickitat count. turred on by th
completion of the .Columbia River
Highway to thia city, hav made plana
to push a road up the baa of Mount
Adams aa foar aa th enow lin next
year. " c ,'. - .
Brookings Mill May Open.
Gold Beach Arrangement ar re
ported to bav been made by the
Owens Lumber company to tax over
..w) nnM.ahi the sawmill at Brock insrs.
Th mill was built a year ago at great
expense, but was anus sown tan imii
on account of market conditions. It to
aid to be tb only mill on th Coast
from which vessels ar loaded by
nana Avetrhaad eabl tramway.
The Owens Lumber company owns a
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largo tract of reowooa umoer in u
northern part of Del Nort county,
California. . ' ,
Coyote Prey Heavily on Shsep.
nA RmcS KheeDmen in Curry
county are alarmed at the inroad be
ing mad on their (lock by coyote,
which appear to be much more numer
ous than ever before. In view of con
dition prevailing her this winter
unnl oemere of lare band are plan
ning to give up sheep raising.
County Ha Gravel Plant,
a than Thmuch the operation of a
county gravel plant, which ha been
Installed here, Linn county will be able
to procure gravel for road Improve
ment at a low cost and will be able to
fttrnieh it at ail seasons OI tn year.
ITALIANS CHARGING ON AUSTRIAN
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apon a detachment of Austrian on
TEUTONS HURRYING MUNITIONS THROUGH BELGRADE
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" Thia photograph, one of the first
German and Austrian soldiers on th
HOSPITAL JN A
Red Cross hospital established
region known as "the labyrinth.'
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SMASHED BY ITALIAN GUN FIRE
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Scene In Doberdo, a suburb of Goritx. the Austrian stronghold which has
been long hammered bv the great guns of the Italian army.
been in ambush In the ruined farmhouse
scouting duty. Th Austrian wer aa captured.
taken at Belgrade since the occupation
docks working to expedite the shipment
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In a stone quarry of Solsaon in th
and was photographed aa it charged
of that city by the Germans, show
of great quantities of war material to
KEVV FRENCH RESPIRATOR
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minimi. a UBitl' .n hi ii rrntfiiTm w n r
Tim, u the newest resoirator adoot-
ed by the French army to combat th
gaa cloud of toe Germans. Thia ap
paratus will enable the men to charge
through the thickest clouds of. poison
gaa without the least difficulty.
VICE ADMIRAL KAMI SI
The strategy o! Vice A in.srai Esnln,
who cemmsnd the ItaiiiH t'-"t fc
th mats, h prevt.-4 Cs C -r-nan
from lending K'" ,
captbrisf ttat unportact eeajrert.
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