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WESTON, OHEflON, Fill DAY, SEPTEMBfiU 1, 1910.
OF CURRENT WEEK
-Brief Resse of GenersI News
Live News Items of All Nations and
.-Pacific Northwesl Condensed
' for Our Busy Readers.
V . . "
King Constantino undergo opera
tion, by which part of hit tenth rib
i cua control, la unabla to bring lha Iro-
HIIIKVIUTI Ul II w fVMi
r Wheat at Chicago tok a tumbteof
,' 1 1 rente par bushel whan nawt of Rott-
; mania's entrance Into tha war waa ro
. reived. ,
John D. Shoop, superintendent of
; th Chicago public beooia, naa ignt
rib brokan In an auto wrack at Daa-
A fir In tb Snoqualmi foraat ro
serv on tha Whitechuck rlr, near
tha Cascade, la again beyond control
after balng raportad under control
Praaidant Wilson la preparing a
maaaaga to aongraaa thla waak on tha
natloo-wld railroad tUika aluUtlon
and advising maaauraa with which to
adjust tha difTlcultle.
Tha pld-mle of I nf anil la paraJytia
In Naw York la on tha wana according
to atatlatlca of tha haallh dpartmnt
Onady ahowad 8 eaaaa wara dla-
nlaaad from hoapitala and 88 admitted.
Cept John Aster, of England, and
onoftlaron William Waldorf Astor.
formerly of Naw York, marrlaa Udy
Charlaa Marcar Nairn, widow of Lord
Nairn, who waa killad oarly in tha
Tha San FraneJaeo chamber of com
marc and tha Union Iron Worka hav
lost thalr fight In tha Unltad 8ut
Diatrlct court to foraaull inauguration
of higher tranacontinanUl fralght
rate to and from Paclfle Coaat porta
. September 1. ,
Tha German amparor haa ordarad
poatponamant unUI aftar tha war of
tha elocution of all aantancaa Iropoaad
for tha punishment of French pria
onara. both civilian and military, on
. account of acta committad up to Sep
tember 1 of thla yaar.
Daalgna for a 9.5-inch howlUar hav
been virtually complatad and U. 8.
rmy offlcara baliav tha gun a mora
' powarf ul and battar weapon In ovary
way than tha 11-inch and iMnch guns
of aimllar typa now In uaa abroad. It
will hav rang of naarty tan mi lea,
- Two and ona-half ounce wara takan
from ach loaf of broad baked Wdn
day by 8an Francisco baker to b aold
for cent, and .doughnut war
. ralsod from 12 to 18 eenta a dosan, aa
alao were anal la, roila and buna. Hero-
' tofor the 6-nt kav have weighed
16 ounce. . .-f .
Suit for $1,800,000 against an al-
' leged cement combine soaking abeolute
eontrol or tha ruin of tha Oregon Port
land Cement company, of Oswego, la
filed In tha Federal court at Portland
by Aman Moor, largest individual
ttockholder, vie praaidant and treas
urer, In tha nam of th company.
Major General Leonard Wood, com
manding tha army' Eastern depart
mant, ha bean appointed head of a
Joint army and navy board, to. pas
judgment on th radio-controlled tor-
.-pwlO,-'pTOVWlon tor me purcnaw wi
which from me tnvenwr, .iuhii jj.j.
Hammond Jr., haa been made in eon
' Th meeting of tha American-Mexico
conferee to ttl border question
will meet during th first week of Sep
tember somewhere . . along th New
England, coast. . ., ;
Patricia Burke, a noted California
beauty, I another American girl who
haa married an English till. She It
now th Countes Cottenham, having
baan married to tha Earl of Cottenham
In London on August 18.
Russian force operating In South
ern Turkish Armenia hava iwoccupled
Mush, captured by tha Turks on Au
gust 8, aayt an official announcement
Tha statement add tha Russians cap
tured 1300 prisoners at Rachta. '
Tha 22d battel ion, Sonora Infantry,
200 strong, was practically annihilated
after It bed been ambushed by Yaquis
near Batamonte, In tha Alamos dis
trict, about 10 days ago, according to
reports from Sehuaripa. The Mexican
troops were passing through a narrow
canyon. Only a few stragglers escaped.
After seven months session the
English parliament adjourns to Octo
An Important advance In tha cam
paign for the conquest of German East
Africa Is reported in a Router dispatch
Julius Pullen, 11 yeare old, of Eure
ka, Cel., must hav silhouetted like a
deer when he raised his hand to wipe
th swat from his brow, for just as
ha did so an ur known hunter shot at
him Tha bullet carried away three
fingers and a thumb from the young
ster left hand.
WILSON GUIS OH CCNGRISSIO
AYttI MUX-WIN 1 1 SR32
Washington, D. C-Preeldant Wll
eon, laying tha railway strike situation
before eon frees Toeeday with feoonv
umUflana tnr lairUlation. advanced
th crisis to a stag where th nst
development depend upon two point.
That am '
Whether the legislation he propoaea
can oa paaaea.
ir enacted, win it oa n active w pre-
. . a.. a m m
flMniamtkaf A V
The brotherhood, announcing their
Intention tongnt ceruin portion oi
ihM Praatitant'a nmmm. im at loner-
heads over whether It nactmant
would prevent th strlk.
Th railway ureeldente favorable to
PnaaliW. Wllaon'a nlin In tha main.
think It would make It difficult for tha
strlk to begin. Meanwhile, although
tin,lUlluna hataraan tha afflnlovera
and men were broken off by th rejec
tion of the railway preident lauet
proposal for arbitration, Praeldent
Wlleon la continuing hla effort to
bring the two side togeinar on some
form of agreement Effort which
nlaht ha ilaarlhaH aa "almost BUDer-
human" are being exerted to that and.
Three Important phases o( arDitra
llon contention in tha railway contro
Employe declare that compulsory
Invest Igstioo law would "ineur the
IwuwImim r ika warklnvman." Tbav
contend that "th period of Instiga
tion I eternally utlllied by the em
ployer to Intrench himself In bia effort
to defeat tha demands of th men."
UuunM aa thav cannot surrender
th valuabl principle of arbitration.
They do not assent to th assertion
that the eight-Dour aay naa in aano
in uwUiw hut aav that aoeiatv
ha not recorded It judgment Tbey
uggaet InvMtigatlon of coat of grant
ing demands and offer to a dim oy oe
clsion of Impartial tribunal.
President Wilson aay he agree to
rMiratlM In nrlnrlola. but Contend
that tber I now no law by which it
h mi In, a aMlnn. tie aaka eon-
greea to enart legislation eetabllshJng
th lght-bour dsy a a "igai oasis,
emowering the Interstate Commerce
commission to take account of wage
In Axing freight rates, requiring Inves
tigation before etrik or lockout can
ha ialarH and amnowarln' th Pres
ident to draft railroad men in th
event of military necessity.
U. $. Cruiser Kssnpha Goes ,
Ashore it tags; 20 issi
SantA tVimlnnTha United State
armored cruiser Memphis wa driven
asbor on th rock of th outer harbor
Tuesday by great and sudden ground
swell. It I said that many llvee war
loat a a result of the disaster. Ail
(Ire under the bolter of th Mem
phis were extinguished by th Inrush
Th Umua BUI gunoow vavmw
managed to cap by putting to aea.
w.V.Inir4nn. D. C Rear Amdiral
Pond, at San Domingo City, cabled th
Navy department that th armored
lai Mamnhia. swent QDOn tha rock
by a baavy aea in tha habror there
Tuesday, would be a total loss, and al
though It waa xpctoa u on ooara
vnnM Ka aavad. SO men raturnlnff to
tha ship from share leave In a motor-
boat had been drovmeu.
Govcrcor Jcbnsoa. CaSforala, V.ias
te'satioa fori). S. mmnp
c.n rranpiacaGovarnor Hiram W.
Johnson ha won tha Republican nom
ination for United States senator, ac
cording to the return from half th
precinct in tha state, wnicn give
him a lead over, Willia U. Booth, of
17.199. ' . t
Th figures a they stand on about
ona-half th state counted at 1 o'clock
Wednesday morning, are a follow:
Booth, 75,883; Johnson, 87.0&8.
Thla is tha result of Tuesday' state
wide primary election within tha Re
publican party as it is shown by tha
latest return, scattered over th en
tire state and numbering 2759 pre
cincts out of a total In tha etete, in-
culdlng th city and county oi San
Francisco, of 8443.. -Thaaa
flmiMa show that tha state ad
ministration haa been successful, ap
parently, in securing a considerable
number or tn nortnern ana centre
mintine in the state and with having
held down th vote in soma of the ex
pected strong supporting district in
th south for Booth.
Crank Follow Hughes.
Chevenna. Wyo. Th pollc of
North ran Colorado hav been warned
watch for a man believed to be A.
nna nf rhli-aim. whose actions
In vnniMptlon with tha visit of
rkiaa R Huchaa.. Reoublican r resi
dential nomine, hav been th subject
of an Investigation, a ceo rainy 10 me
nnllMi Hana was alerted from the
Hughes special Friday night While
at a hotel here usns i sam to nav ex
hibited several pieces of burned tlm
Au. mnA Minirliwl' "Yftll fallows did
not search my grip tha other night"
Greeks Shout for Allies. '
Athena. Sundav. Aub. 27. via Lon
don After a pro-entente demonstra
tion berora the residence oi ex-rremier
Veniaelos today, in which 60,000 per
sons took part committee waa ap
pointed to present to King Constantino
tha resolutions outlined by M Venlze
los. The resolutions concluded: "If
mr tha neonla. are not heard in these.
aiif manlutiona. we must take counsel
what is to be dona to minimis the
ruin which awaits."
Wet Coast Assodatici Asks RaSroatf
Heads U Stasd for Prindple.
OPPOSE RISC IN f RUGHT RATES
Increase Would Prostrate lumber
Industry of Washington, Idaho
and Oregon, Is Declared.
Although commending President
Woodrow Wilson for his purpose of
averting tha threaten! railroad strike,
the Weat Coast Lumberman' associa
tion, after a meeting at Bridal Veil,
Oregon, telegraphed th committee of
railroad president In Washington, D.
C, urging that they adhere strictly to
th principle of arbitration In dealing
with the trainmen's wsg dispute
arlala. Politic, it la Bald, did Dot tit-
ur In the action of th lumbermen'
It la a business proposition with th
lumharman. as thev XDfS It and
their action waa nnanimoua. The sug
gested advance In freight rate to ab
sorb increased operating costa In tha
avant nf en eiirht-hour dav compromise
In th railway wage controversy, is re
garded by West uoaat lumoermen aa
likely to disturb th commercial and
Inriuatrial fabrie of th nation. Tha
lumbermen maintain that while aome
line of business enterprise oould read
ily adjust to th new order .of freight
rataa. tumbarifla- In th SUteS Of
Washington, Oregon, California and
Idaho practically would ba proauatM.
At Raturdav'a mfletinr It WSS aaid
that depression in lumber so keenly
felt In all line of Pacific Northwest
business enterprise wa due to the fact
that Inn fralrht hauls to leadinff con
suming market prevented Weat Coaat
forest product rrom uccaaiuuy com
peting with similar product' reaching
ihnaa mark ate on a shorter haul and
more favorable freight rates. It was
argued that market lor weei umsi
wood could not ba extended under
kaa mnriitlnna without llffhtlv low-
red freight rate. It waa cited that
a carload of common fir dimension
lumber loaded in Portland for Chicago
waa worth 1250 at the mill and 1680
delivered in Chicago, th freight being
1330, or 80 more than tn vaiu oi
th lumbar. Common lumber waa aaid
to ba from 65 to 75 par cent of th
tog. Intbabig Chicago market Wt
Coast lumber meeta competition from
similar sawmill product from Louis
iana and Missiaaippl, which reach Chi
cago oo a freight differential of 31
cant under fir. .
Tha resolution adoDted wss largely
supplementary of a telegram eent di
rect to Preaident Wilson tha previous
day by J. H. BloedeL of Seattle, praa
idant of tha West uoast uimoermen s
Gennai Airs&ips Drop 100
BonsSss in bgM; Dpt luSed
London Six German airship raided
Ene-land aarlv Saturdav morning, drop
ping 100 bombs, killing at least eight
persons, seriously wounding seven and
slightly wounding 14 civilian and 15
soldiera. Preceding thi raid by 84
hour a single Zeppelin visited the
East coast but th report given out by
th admiralty say tha damaged caused
waa inconsequential and there were n
Tha official report of tha Berlin war
office, aa received in London, eaya
that tha city of London " was "aiun-
dantly bombarded," that naval vantage
point and vessels at ine wnarves
war attacked, and that "everywhere
good effects were observed." The
British account however, differs from
this In essential particulars.
Tha admiralty statement indicate
that tba visitor met with stern re
sistance. It i aaid that eevarai air
craft went up In pursuit ' and that one
British aeroplane succeeded in tiring
at a raider at close range, but the lat
ter succeeded in eluding her pursuer.
"Further report show that five or
six enemy airship raided tha East and
Southeast coasts of England. In all
100 bomb ar known to hav been
American Flag on Pacific Again.
San Frsncisco The American flag
waa restored Monday to th trans
pacific servic when th Pacific Mail
liner Ecuador left for the Far feast
with mora than 5000 ton of freight
and a full complement of passengera.
Tha significance of tha occasion was
recognised by tha government and the
ktwhln Ore iron and the United
States quarantine steamer Argonaut
accompanied in liner aa iwnuw
lightship. Thi was tha first time In
tha hintorv of tha nort that a commer
cial liner haa had a navy escort to sea.
Deutschland to Return.
Rr1tn'Bv wireleaa to SV villa. N.
Y.) Preparations for another voyage
of the submarine Deutschland to the
United States ar well under way.
Freight la now being received for this
Th amount of cargo now ready is
larmr than had been expected, -the
Oversea New Agency eaya. All
th member or th crew nav ex
pressed readiness to sign for the next
RQimm 10 103 CSSAS
AS fiRSI KGVE W 02AI WAS
London--TbTna military corre
spondent, discussing the probabl next
step by Rou mania, aays:
Tk. atratavla alttlatlnA nolnt to B
combination of ftouraania with tha
present Russian offensive. This line
of attack will Wad th Roumanian
arm Infsi Tranavlvaltla. whaT ma
jority of tba population favor tb In
vaders. At th am urn in passage
nt thai namilka an advanM an Sofia
and tha breaking down of th Bulgar
ian power In eo-operaiioa ' wiin too
allied force at Saloniki hav their at
Tb Petrograd correspondent of th
Morning Poet says:
"Roumanla'e task obviously will not
ba confined to th Bulgarian front
wIum a rfarlaion would ba merely of
secondary consequence. Russia baa
raad eonaiderable fore for Ha in
tb Balkana, eompoaed partly of A as
tro-11 unitarian uojct luuy armeo
and officered, partly by Auetro-llun-
rarlana and nartlf bv Berbiana. The
force hava takan th oath of alleg
iance to tha emperor or Russia and
will fight under tha Russian flag."
Roumanla. Her Strength and Her
Rou mania 1 U lth nation to join
thewar and tba tenth on tba aid of
the entente alliea. .
Her military etrenirth is estimated
at 000,000 men, with 480 76-mi til-
meter guna, 160 held gun ana aome
Tb population or Kdumania is o,-
The achievement of bar "national
ambition" to unite th land in which
Roumanian population la predominant
would give her a population of about
Reconstructed Roumanla would then
include, in addition to the present ter
ritory. Ctemowtts. Beaaarabia and a
large portion of Transylvania, and in
area would ba aa Urg aa England,
Scotland and Wale.
Wheat Issues 11 Ccsts at
Chics Kew War Km
rhlrara WlJeninr of th European
war son Tueaday sent wheat prieee
tumbling almost as if the market had
iui hntion. Tha axtrama fall in prices
waa 11 eenta, aa amount virtually a
parallel to tb extraordinary ru wit
nin J ' r" "TP " tt-day tlua
hostilitie beean. Transaction were
on a hug scale.
It waa tha view that ina na oi ine
war had nArhaoa been irreatlv hastened
that In the main brought about the big
drop in quotation. Even th moat
conservative traaer eenousiy u
maaad th chanc that by a speedy
opening of tha Dardanelles vast store
of Russian grain would soon reach
western Europe a reeuii or ivou
manla'e having at last joined fortunes
with the Anglo-French alliea. Word
late in th evasion that actual fighting
haH hoirtin on tha Roumanian frontier
set tha wheat pit her nearly frantic
and waa followed ty a wild close at toe
lowest prices or toe day.
Berfii Trade Kol Affeefeal by
Rouniania's Dedaratisa of War
Berlin Roumanla' declaration of
airainat Aujirria-Munnrv waa
without marked effect on the Bourse
Tuesday. Some :. "war babiea'' like
the stocks of arm and ammunitions
concern reacted rather sharply, but
most quotations hardly changed.. -.QAmt.iffirtal
atatsmenta made her
vnMuarf tha hflliaf that th influence
on Germany 'a food problem would not
be considerable. . urain contracu ior
tha 191 K rron already have been filled
largely, and the loss on import of tb
1916 crop will not D severely reii, in
view of Germany's reported excellent
home crop. Import of Roumanian
grain of all kinda had . been placed at
German crop are now esttmatea at
5,000,000 tona above thoa of 1915,
excluding the occupied territory.
Owing to the doubtful attitude of
the Roumanian.' government the au
thorities in charge of Germany' food
lupplie completed their pian aome
ti . tnr fMtriintf- the moulation
the next 12 month without the assis
tance of Roumania. It even la said
that tha bread ration soon will be in
creased. The authorities are planning
an economic policy by which a goodly
surplus will be saved from th 1916
crop for a possible shortage in the
1917 eropa. . "
Radio Torpedo Arrives. .
Washington, ' D. C Major General
Leonard Wood, commanding the army's
Eastern department haa been appoint
ed head of a joint army and nav
board, to pass judgment on the radio
controlled torpedo provision for the
purchase of which from the inventor,
John Hays Hammond, Jr., has been
made in congress. The War depart
ment 1 authorised to expend $750,000
for the purchase of exclusive right to
manufacture tha device, rue Ham
mond device is designed to give an ad
ditional weapon for coast defense.
'Receiver Cut Own Pay.
Ron TTiiifitAWamn Olnev. Jr..
ant CVank fl Drum, former receivers
for the Western Pacific Railroad com
pany, saved tha stockholders 130.000
Tuosday. On the witness stand Olney
aaid: "We were expecting $35,000
each for our duties aa receiver."
"That' all right Your Honor, w
were going to concede $50,000 each,"
spoke up Attorney John F. Bowie for
the company. Judge William C Van
Fleet allowed th $35,000 each.
Of General Interest
Oregon & California Grant
Land Taxes May Be Limited
Eugene George M. Brown, attor
ney genera of Oregon, intimated at a
meeting of repreeentetive of th Ore
gon and California tend grant counties
hold In Eugen Wednesday night that
Hum la a Brobabilltv that th Federal
government in th payment of back
taxes on Oregon and California lands
may take tha position that tn taxing
nower of th state wa limited to
12.60 an act and that aaaeasmente
baaed on tb relative value of other
lands In tha counties war not valid.
Ha aaid tha mllection of the back
taxea waa a subject of great concern
and be recommended that to counties
take steps to procure th payment a
speedily as possible.
While tn Washington Ust spring At
torney General Brown aaid he consult
aH tha amun of th interior depart
ment and the secretary Indicated the
view that aa congress had provided for
th sals of the lands by th railroad
company at $2.80 an act th land
possibly could not ba asseeeed for a
greater amount Attn urn, aa am
rnantativaa of the state of Ore eon.
th speaker aaid, he had held out for
the payment of the taxea on the full
Attorney General Brown cited the
provision of the act of congress revest-
tag mi to W uregoo na wmwun
taxea ahall be paid aa determined by
the secretary of th interior depart
Ma mmmended the man to form a
federation of the land grant countiea
for the purpose of "baring these land
sold, tb timber sold and getting the
land back on th tax rolL "
Referring to th action of congress
he reviewed the history of th forfei
anita Ha aaid that when the lit
igation waa first suggested be advised
against it fearing the creation oi
greater reserves within th state and
tha ramnnl of tha land from taxation.
He called attention to the act of the
legislature providing for the forfeiture
proceeding and asserted "the people of
the state of Oregon, through the legis
lature, invited congress iomim uung
that If feu done. - -
$250,000 for Grain
n.i, rVntrarta for wheat oate
end barley, aggregating 300,000 bush
els and involving an outlay of mor
than $260,000, hav been made up to
date for delivery to Coaat and Eastern
point. J. F. O'Bryant local agent for
M. H. Houser, of Portland, announces.
The latest contract dosed her waa for
jo nrm kikala of wheat and barley.
wheat being taken at $1.16, while bar
ley went at Sl.vo a nunoreu.
are being aent to Portland, while other
graina are all to be sent East to fill
Road Campaign Planned.
Lane county to create sentiment in fa-
vor of the construction oi wa a,wu,
Falls-Florence highway, aa one of the
project to receive financial assistance
r .I.. rijMti ffAVArniMnt under
the term of tb Shackleford bill.
will be inaugurated at a meeting mj "
held in Eugene on the night of Septem-
. . . 1 1 .i
ber 1. Memoers oi su w b''B" -In
f .an eountv are to be
invited to attend. Speaker familiar
with the route from Florence to Eu
gene and thonce to Klamath Fall will
speak. - '
Noted Oregon Casea Set.
Salem Attorney General Brown an-
nouncea " that two important ease
pending before the Supreme court of
th United State nave ueenBcuw
argument in October. They are Stet
tier vs. O'Hara and Bunting v. Oregon-
-" : ... ..
The first Involve the conaututionai
,i,.' nwinn minimum wae law
1 -J MM. WW V. n t J
for women. Mr. Stealer is a Portland
box manufacturer. The' other case
will test the 10-hour law now applying
in sawmill and mnorea inuusmea m.
this state. ,-
Strawberry Crop ia Big.
tit Pinr Tha Wuit Growers' ex-
change haa announced final return on
the 1916 atrawnerry aeai. ine ex
change handled 10,000 cratea of fruit
.nnm nf 12.18 aerate. The
average wa cut short because " of
heavy raina beginning June si. or
than. . week, because of soft
fniit tha nriee droDDed from $2.25 a
crate to aa low as $1,30. The highest
price received on any shipment waa so
a crate at the opening oi w awou.
Coral Aaate Brine StOO,
v.wnnrt The highest orice for
which an agate ever eoiu m rnwpwi
n.ifl laat west when G. A. Kin-
... 1 1 VT .
sey, a wealthy Pittsburger, bought a
coral agate from A. !. inn ix
$100. Coral agates are probably the
rarest of any agate found on the Ore
gon beaches, and we one purcnaseu
by Mr. Kinsey i of exceptional
beauty. He has bad to stone maoe
into a brooch for me wue.
Bend to Entertain Child Musicians.
Bend Arrangements are being
made for the entertainment of the
Duma ivunmimitv orchestra, made UP
laregly of children, when they pass
through here in septemoer on weir
w.. tn K.lm tn the State fair. Col
onel William Hanley is back of the ex-
cursion to be taken by ine orcnesira.
WAR WITH U. S. IS
GrasJ Afchl Vol Irpitz's Kjsifda
is flzit hlk 'a fersjqr.
Why Berlin Permitted Publication is
Mystery Believed Kaiser Will
. Not Be Much Influenced. .
Washington, D. C Grand Admiral
von TirpiU, author of th policy of un
restricted submarine warfare upon
merchant craft haa issued a manifesto
demanding war with th United
Information to thi effect ha been
ri-iwmA hv tha State denartment and
haa caused considerable concern to th
Von Tlnrite insists in his statement
that Germany la handicapped in the
prosecution of her lire-and-deatn strug
gle by the limitation Imposed upon
submarine operation by the German
government at th instance of th
He areues that this country, in any
ease, 1 hostile to Germany and that
th time baa goo by to consider its
wiahaa Ha halievaa ahoald the United
State enter the war on th side of the
allie It would do no mor harm to th
G re man causa than it haa already
The text of the Von Tirpit memor
andum waa published by the Berlin
newspaper. Th foreign eorres pend
ente were not permitted to transmit it
to their paper. A a consequence,
only the neutral diplomat have been
able to lorwara it oy cipner roeseagei
and in their official mail pouches.
It ia not believed by the authorities
that the German Kaiser will permit
himself and bia government to be In
fliumrd into the adontion of a hostile
policy toward the United State. Nev
ertheless, ft is considered Digtuy sig
nificant that the papera were permit-
Mat w MUUan IM Vw-Tur- i, imif
festo and that at the same time the
German authorities gave to the press
tb fact that tha American govern
ment haa mad confidential inquiries
in regard to th submarine attack on
the American steamer Owego.
According to the Information in
possession of the authorities here, a
Herman submarine discharged 10 shots
at the Owego when she waa in the
vicinity of the English Channel.
Tkaaa ahnta were not fired as a warn
ing and the Owego waa making no at
tempt to escape. None or ine anon
took effect and the Owego consequent
ly suffered no damage. '
IN GQE1AN PORT
Berlin (By wireleaa to Sayville, N.
V 1 The merchant submarine Deutsch
land arrived at the mouth of the Wes
er August 23, according to the Over
seas New Agency.
The agency eaya that the Deutsch
land arrived on the afternoon of Au
gust 23 and anchored off the mouth of
the river. All on board were welL
Haa Dedsioa Will Be Cosily to
Keat Packing Ca. if Sustained
Yonkera. N. Y. A fine of 100 im
posed on Swift & Co., meat packer,
by City Court Judge Joseph H. Beall,
..niwl witk it a decision, which wiil
cost the company's meat packera $1,-
000,000 year, approved oy toe
higher courts, according-to their at-
torneya. ; .
Judge Beall round tb pacxers gumy
of having violated the law by charging
for meat container at the ame rate
aa for the meat they contain. It was
charged that the company had sold
ham weighing 11 pound six ounces, in
a container weighing six ounce and
charged for 11 pound. 18 ounce of
meat - -. -
infantila Paralvsia a Old aa World.
Paris Infantile paralysis, whose ap
pearance in France seemed to oe
feared, ia aaid by Prof. Arnold Netter,
a member of the Academy of Medicine
and an authority on the disease, to be
. .ii aa old aa the world and one
long known in the form of sporadic
epidemics, affecting aauita aa wen a
children. He aay : "It exists now in
England and France. Thousand of
persona were affected by tha disease In
Sweden In 1905 and France suffered in
its turn in 1909 and 1910, and even aa
late aa 1914."
Ruling Affects Japanese.
Washington, D. C Under an order
issued Thursday by the secretary of
Labor, Japan laborer Intending to
enter the United States to find employ
ment must land at American port and
travel Inland over American railways.
The department at the instance of the
Washington delegation, rescinded its
former regulation permitting Japanese
to enter the United States from Canada
after landing at Vancouver and travel
ing East over the Canadian Pacific
LITTLE TO CIIOjE
AFTER ALL, Ml N ARK VERY MUCH
ALIKE IN HAtlT.
A Preef, Jack Dimpleton, After rv.
log aa a Model for Mor Than
. Twenty Ysara, Fall Down
With a Crash.
Mrs. Whitller had lived with her hua
baud In a practically continuous man
ner for nearly 29 year. During this
period ef time they hud been on a
prart j-ally continuous bails of friend
ship with the IXmpletcma, who I'ved
Juot far enough away to make such a
friendship a practical affair.
Thrr are always momenta when .th
worm turns. This ws one of thi-irt.
Mr. Whlltler had said, after hav
ing reminded her husband that he hstl
not fixed the ltx-k on the rear door (as
he bad promised to do four days previ
ously): "Imagine Jsck Dimpleton keeping
Sallle wultiug like tluitl" t
Wblttler glared. An outsider, on
sware of the long history of his wrong
la this psrtlculur direction, would
have failed to unUurstnnd hi sudden
outburst - ,
"Look her!" he etclalmad. "that's
enough. I'm not going to stauA that
any more." . v
"Stand what," sold Mr. Whlttler,
jut as If she didn't know what he
"For twenty year you hav been
comparing m with Jack Dimpleton.
Every time Tve fulled to meet your dis
torted demands you've been saying
that same thing holding him up aa a
model. It's too much. Tou ought to
have msrried him."
"As if I hado't heard that before!
Well, Jack Dimpleton would have tait
his promise. He would have fixed that
"StopT There was a dangerous
look In Whlttler eyes. "We're going
over there tonight, ren't we V
. "Well, well see. I propose to find
out Just how much better he la thon
L Well settle this thing once and for
"Pooh r Mrs. Whlttler wasn't at all
alarmed. Hadn't he sfald that same
thing upon numerous occasions, and ,
had anything ever come of It She
merely laughed and they parted for
the time being. "'' ' "
- .,, -..i. .. -v. BBnrwrn' ar
T:13. Tt'aTuner "eiigageiiii-nC"
Whlttler pressed the door belt.
"Just on time." he said, looking at
hla watch, "If it hadn't been for me"
"I didn't bear that bell ring," said
Mrs. Whlttler. "You always do bear
it ring. Don't I know that?"
"Well. 1 rang It all right" said Whlt
tler. Tb not going to insult peopl
by making them think the bouse la on
Mrs. Whlttler pressed the button.
She had no such sentiments being a
woman in easy mental circumstance.
"There!" she exclaimed. "You
didnt hear anything, did you T That
bell I out of order." , . She began
knocking. " ' . - 1
Hurried step Inside ; the. door
thrown open. Mrs.i Dimpleton in
front Her husband' In rear." Maid
coming forward in distance.
"My dears i I wa watching for yoa.
Hope you haven't been waiting. No, the
bell doesn't rlag. Of course"
Mrs. Dimpleton turned to her apolo
getic, submerged matrimonial tenth.-
"He knew about It Didn't I tell him
to see the electrician f But that'
the way Jack always does. Now,
John," turning to Whlttler-, "wouldn't
have failed to . fix It Immediately.
I wish, my dear". turning to her hus
band again, "that yoa were only' mora
like John." -: - 1
"Look herer asserted Dimpleton.
Whlttler stopped him. . -
"Just a moment; Old man;" He turned
to Mrs. Dimpleton f :
"Excuse me, Sallie," he. wild; "you've
been holding me up as a "model "to Jack
for about twenty years, ha'irW you 1"
"I certainly have.. Jt-r
Mrs. Dimpleton gasped. So did Mr.
Whlttler. Then in a flash they all
seemed to understand at once." '
"I guess If a standoff," said Whlt
tler, with a cheap Insulting tone of
triumph In his strldulant voice.
"Yes," replied Dimpleton ' almost
leering, "but suppose I he'd fixed Uuit
bell why this thing might have gone
on forever." Chesterton Todd, ia
Judge. ' ... . -v ' '
,. i ,i . . v t
Typical American 'Gentleman.
A pleasant retort was-that once giv
en by Admiral Marsden many years
ago at a dinner In Malta. It Vas giv
en on the Fourth of July fcy,hlm to tha
American officers on a man-of-war, sod
all the English officers. In the harbor
were guests. They were no better
bred than many Englishmen of that
day, for when the regular timst, "The
day we celebrate," was read, they set
down their glasses untaated. The ven
erable host added, gently : "The day,
gentlemen, when England celebrate
the coming of age of her eldest daugh
ter." Every face cleared, and the
toast wa drunk with hearty cheer.
"How would you like to be the cap
tain of a submarine linerr
"The Idea doesn't app-al to me at
all," answered the m&a who Is fond f
"Well, why not 7"
"For m half the fun of being t'
captala of an ocean liner wouSd t to
stand on the bridge and IS.
sea with my glass.- I luii r
hundred of admiring paH:a.-r scat
tered about on the bj ier C-.k-"