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WKSTON. OREGON, FRIDAY. JULY 6, 1917
OREGON NEWS NOTES
Principal Events of the Week
Briefly Stretched for Infor
mation of Our Readers.
Th Speaker district of Dougt
ounly haa Miit evry mn of military
age Into tit army.
The Oregon State Killiuril a.oele
lion will convene In rendition on
July 13. 14, and IS.
far tliln yar condition have been
good as far a forest flrn iluiiwr bus
been concerned, ulilnitir.li a few fire
hav been reported from Inviting
ramp. These tire were small, how
ever, and did lut llllle dninaan.
Hwrdary Olcolt liaa iii'iil out hollies
to all of tlin bank In th state full
ing, their attention to the new law
relative to hank deposit that esrhrat
lo the ilalK, Under tho new law, Hav
ing! deposit do lint rat-heat lo tin)
lata until after th expiration of II
The coming session of the Wil
lamette valley chautauqua. which
0iiia July 10 at Gladstone- ark. will
Fill In Picture Puzzle No. 11
EUROPEAN WAR NEWS
Th Oregon Bute Chiropractic aaao- mark th passing of one of Oregon a
elation will hold Ita tenth annual con
vention at Portland on July t, I, 7.
Th annual mllng of the patrol
wen of th Douglas County Kir Pa
trol association waa beld at Ho
barg. f)ve Cottrell waa (hot and almost
famoua landmark. The old audi
torium, erected 14 yt-ara ago, la lo be
abandoned, and the big progrumruie
re to be held Id a new itiooo edifice.
Mis lUIrn Mrig.T, ag M. died
at i'ortland from Injurle received
when an electric train hit an auto alio
Inalanily killed by Um WtUiid. iKth wa learning to drive near Urr-aham.
of th Meadow dlMriet, Jackson Mlaa Mltgr wa the llilrd of th or-
ooupty. cupanta of the niarhlne to die. H, K,
Hoy McCrary.' I year old aon of Llndsey, her grandfather, having been
Jamea McCrary, of Alliany, wa arcl- killed Inatanlly and hi wife having
dentally ahot and killed by t urn died two houra later.
Odenbolg. In view of the fact that nearly 640
Itaker County' total output of wool, Oregon men have voluntarily entered
bout 100.000 pound, for thla year the national guard and the regular
ha practically all bwm aold, accord- army, Oregon will feel the effect of
Ing to th grower. the eectlve draft but lir.hily. It I
At th Cherry dy celebration at probable on the hl of prevent entl-
Treewaler a largo crowd waa In at- mate that not more thnn jwiti Or tm
tendance from all parte of Umatilla men of military age out of the 6.0
county and Walla Walla. who registered will be dialled.
Several crew of men employed on Damage running Into the hundred
Marlon county road hav Indicated of Utouaanda ut dollar wa caused
their Intention of going on atrlk un- when the rraervotr of th Kllmanuo
lea lb county ral their wage. Irrigation company, near llnlue. went
Tb annual convention of th R- out and the released water rushed
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With lrreltibl force, British
force arc cloU'g around lna. Gain
ing a mile of front oo a four mile Una
waa reported by General llalg, belde
NEGROES SHOT AND
BURNED BY MOBS
capturea in prlaonera and machine Many Killed and Big Property
Damage In East St Louis
KuMaian troop have broken forward
acroaa tb height on the wealera
bank of the Strip in Uallcla and uc
bdd In eiU'tidlng northward th
gap they mad In tb teutonic Una
the prevlou day, German army head
quarter baa announced.
The ItuMlana alo made night at-
Kaat St. Louia, III Fire burning
la flv ectlon of Eait SL Loo la and
at leaat 20 dead negro bodle and
crowded boapltal tetlfled to th ler-
tack, on both aldea of Breaexany and r'n'1 her Mo,m1' 'hl
near Zwyiyn and Berlin report, a- moo .wepi m. iireei.
ault between ZIota Lypa and the fk,n er wll" '"
rayuvka. The artillery arm of th
liuaaiao forcea haa been acUvt and ,,Y? negro aettion ot " c,tjr wer
from the Berlin report it la learned DJr ,error1M1 roM
that an intense duel baa been in prog-
fled from their burning borne only to
re, from the region ol Breiexany to meet bolleU from Ue ttn " "
a far northward a the roiddl 8tok
bod In Volbynla, a dlatance of about
The orgy of butchery and Incendlar
iam. which acemed to have exhausted
Mathieu while on her way from Dakar,
Africa, to Brest. She waa destroyed
by a mine, with the loss of 38 men.
RI'IHT, children, the hint picture you drew was that of the American eagle.
It tin a bnlit heft'1. harn't It? And It I one of the most powerful and
swiftest blrda U ll not? Now, heien a new ono for j-ou. Hurt with a
rift pencil nt No. 1 aim wj the result. You'll find that you'll Ivive a useful do
menitu bird. It wl'.l remind you of a fable. The feathers are used In many
things. The eggs of this bird make flno cullutf. Now Hurt j our pencil.
(any. granted to David t. Kcelc-a, head pcnetratiiiK the t rench lirt line
...... .1... . t .1..... I I.... .. . t...., u. 1r.l..n n-tA n fruit ,if
all drugglsta of Orgon. Washington. In a wild torrent through the village - " ". vmul. ..... "t -
..4 M.hn ... helrf In IWtland. More of Itock Creek, destroying It and do- l"r- o .Uo nesriy . mm- .. - ...... -v..
than 12& professional men attended. vacating thuusanda of acres of farm
V. T. Cobb. . pioneer ranrher of Ing territory In the adjacent valley.
th Bkr district, drowned near hla Purchase of the flml Installment of
horn at New Biidg while attempt- a cottalgnment ot fir lumber to build
Ing to rros Eagle creek on horeeback. 30 wooden ahlp. obluined by the
Robert Bank, of th firm of Krus Kmergeucy fleet corporation, obtained
4 Bank, shipbuilder of Coo Nay. at 130 a thousand, wna announced by
announce the firm ba been awarded Chairman Dviunan, of the shipping
all l by tho gornnnt btp. board. Th lumber waa buughl from
ping board. Hf1 1' I"' IMwlcr company of Ore
Eight wooden temr. rpreent. gon and the contract call for delivery
log combined contract prlc of about at aeaboard.
The old military hlguway, ueiween
given out by President Griffin, of the
return of John Duboia, head of the mediately driven out
gelling company, from the east Fearful losses were luflieted on the
Official notice that the optiou. which attackers, and the net gain was a
expire J July 1. aa lo bo concluded by small bit of ground beld on the west board of trrde. Include absolute con-
purchase was given by Charles T. elope of Headman' hill, according to trol of the wheat trade In all ita com-
Karly, of Portland, manager of the the official report. mercial aspect. There can be no
Eccle timber Interests In Oregon, to "On Friday evening, west of Dead- speculation in it Buying and celling
J. K. Gamble, secretary of the Dubois man's hill, 1 he 'Gormaua powerfully 0( 0iaer grains for preaent or future
Lumber company. ' a'tiiomeil tb affeJt wa m troat-ol dU7 ltt be iiirirta4k.
Attorney General George M. Brown, about a mile and a half," the tato- :
State Knglneer John H. l-ewl and Sit- meul said. "The assault wa by pick-
perliiteiident of Hunk B. U. 8-rKnt. ! troops In a furlou attack, but en-
the commission created by the Irrlga- crgetic counterattacks drove them
tlon securities law of the 1HI7 Icglsla- out everywhere with the exception of
The French armored cruiser Kleber. ,Ulf ,hortl3r Mmigbt. brok
7578 tone, ha. been unk off Point St, i " Tuday forenoon.
r unner snooiing wa reported ny
the police, while aereral fires burst
out again In the block of blackened
ruin left by the mob.
Tuesday morning. 24 bod to. Inclod-
Socialitt Parade PrecipiUU Riot th0M whjle me(, M
Boston. Riotous cene attended a been recovered. The deatb Hat Is
socialist parade here, which was an- placed at all the way from 30 to 250.
nounced as a peace demonstration. .nd H j, e,tim,ted that tbe injured
The ranka of the marchers were bro- number 100. More than 500 white
ken by elf orKanlied squads of on- mPn were arrested and disarmed dur-
iformed soldiers and sailor, red flag ng the night
and banners bear.ng socialist mottoes Eleven companies of the Illinois
were trampled on. and literature arid national guard, numbering about 1500
furnishings in the socialist headquar- men, patrolled the afreet at daylight
ters in Park aquare were thrown Into with fixed bayonets, with ordera to
the treeta and burned. prevent any assembly of people on
Wheat Pit Will B Closed. The property Iocs due to the riot
Chicago. Government plan for Ing was heavy and will amount to as
food control, according to a statement high as $500,000.
IN RATE DECISION
Washington. The interstate coin
Relations Cut By Creek Government merce commission bas denied the plea
I4.ft00.000, will be built at I'ortland by
a a r. - 1 1 1 - - . k. - 1 full.... a , . , ... fc-..., l?tM,alh I-'hIIm HOW of.
ZpVn, board ficTaliy designed .. the WUIamctte !. .... J-t returned from a trip the western atop, ot IHadman'. hi...
,nnn nnH A.m men. mad bee.u.e It follow, the river of lnccll..n preparatory to putting
member of tb Relief Corp. and lb th.t name for a great part of th dl.- c securities statute Into effect for Cerm.n. Hot to Wreck Lak. Ship. sderg ,hat , , tf
Udle of th Orand Army of th Unce. will bo opened for the flr.t Umo h i ''- TrlMHon securi- Washington. - Secret investigation-
Athens Tbe Greek government has
broken diplomatic relation with Ger
many, Austria-Hungary. Bulgaria and
Turkey. Though war bas not yet been
declared, the Greek government con-
any designated and agreed boundar- lakes,
tes. It uIho provides that district
may Ihhuc bonds, the sumo a school
or port districts, to brlug water to lb
Republic wer attendee at th an- to automobile travel the latter part of ' provides for the funmiiou o hy government aent8 has disclosed
nual reunion at Koreal Grove. August according to an announcement imitation dmtrlcts by agreement and ,h0 existence of a conspiracy to de-
Two hundred and fifty Oregon phy- mad by Clyd. R. Belt., .upervlsor ' ' VWriy wnrr within 8ln,y or hinder shipping on thu creat
alclans are needed at one for th ot the Cascade national forest,
msdlcal rerve corpa, a the stale A contract for 10 mile of hard aur-
quota of th 80,000 doctor who will face pavement, the first to be let tin-
be astlgned to the new army. dor tb road boudltig measure, ap-
The formal opening of the Tllla- proved at the Juno election, wa
mook highway d dedicating the new awarded, by the stato highway coni-
roadway Just completed at the psss pilslon and tbe Umatilla county court
In tb mountains, known aa the Hour to tho Warren Construction company
Or cutoff, w beld Saturday. for $119,10.42. The acctlon ot the
Wong Wen Tueng, Hop 8lng tong road to be surfaced la the first 10
gunman and slayer of Joseph One, miles between Pendleton and th
Chinese fish merchant, wa sentenced state lino.
to life Imprisonment In tho penlten- A a result ot the decision of the in
DRY LAW NOW EFFECTIVE
Rted Amendment Prohibiting Ship
ment of Liquor Is in Fore..
Washington. Twenty-three states
became "bone dry" at midnight Sat
urday, the hour at which the Reed
LANDED IN FRANCE
Summer Dlsejso In Missouri Fatil.
St. Louis. SIxty-ciRht children hav
.l!.wl r,nm n lAi-orA fnrm nf ciiminur
complaint in southern Missouri during mendment prohibiting the shipment of M,ended hearing8, th.t the camera
the past few weeks.
ot the railroad of tbe United State
for a borlxontal increase of la per
cent In freight rates.
In its decision the commission In
dicated its willingness to Increase
class rates in the eastern district ap
proximately 14 per cent Since about
one-fourth of tbe freight handled is
moved under class rates, the decision
virtually allows th eastern lines
about 4 per cent increase In gross
freight revenue. Increases sought In
rates on coal, coke and Iron ore will
The commission found, aa a result
Brazil Oecldea to Join With Allies.
Los Alleles. Itraxil has revoked
her decree of neutrality in the war be
tween the entente allies and Germany.
Of liquor into any territory where its llv show a substantial and in
manufacture or sale is prohibited be- n.,.,,,1 roDerit. and that
comes effective. These are the states they nare n)ple nBOUnea wttB whiCB
wholly affected by the act:
Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colo-
to conduct transportation.
Tbe opinion intimated that a
Maine, Mississippi, Nebraska, North
... . . ...ft. ........ ...... r.l ,,r . . (-..nil., K'nrth nnlrnta HltlahAinA
lisry by Circuit Judg Oaten, at Port- tcr.tate commerce commission In tb ..""" iy , am sir Hubert Beerbohm Tree is Dead. Oregon. Rhode Island. South Carolina.
'" . . . L. P.?r CPntJro'Kni .rl" ..rfoariuLr'to send aKai.ist Germany Is London. - Sir Herbert Beerboum South Dakota. Tennessee, Vermont,
Canneries operated py me uugen inatrman rrana j. aiuvr i tree, the actor, died here,
rrultgrowera' association in Eugene gon public .erv.ee commission expects J J :iltllll!rI1,g of Amor.
Junction City and Crc.well began ... th railroad, in Oregon which have 'A
....nn' run this week, with nro.- asked for 15 Per ctmt increase on all "' "
rado, Georgia. Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, hejiring would of 0 iue at this
w r . Wei. . t a x . ki "
i i u, t.v....,n nniv iiu.rti'op nnrninniT inniirn
pect. for contlnuou. operation until Intrastate freight rate, to abandon """SZtZn alliu 0 lULfl I OOUCd
their general applications and emlcav
. t . . , - .n ,1.m ...( ...It l.Vr.l. VI V . 1. . V ' " - " -'
Announcement naa nren maun ny gniiiKnwiuni.....v. ..,. rri-rv Ha-
th. division of nav.l militia affairs, tain cla.se. and commodities, which, -e. ha e ns l,rw''
Washington U. C that the Oregon might be able to .taud liighor rales, kor A pre f lee o
naval militia will be mobilized at Nino fatal accident., out of a total H 1 ,h Au': 'l. " "J?
ARMY DRAFT RULES
Washlnston.-Uegulations to gov-
Beattle for lnten.lv training about of 4S. were reported to the slate in- -" wn ,ha pxt st(,p toward selecting a
commission una . . . - mtlonal war arniv from the millions
in RhtieMt r gtiting snipa oi uns ;nn-ic -
" . reKlstercd for service on June 5. were
Aueuat 1. dustrlal accident
Btate Labor Comml.lotir Iloff haa week. Tbo fatal accident were us
started to a.som ble data on a tate- follow.: John Unto. A.torla, sawmill; ca" uafv'frn nouncement of tho wued at the direction ot President n0U8M
wld censu. of crop po...bl.ltle.. with Kay B. Same., Gaston, .awmlll; Frit. No torn a ";;;,r JJ Wil3()11.
th. end In view of assisting In bar- Miller rower, logging; Charles R J",,, w,a com0 I)robal)ly nn, Upon organizing the local boards strMtc
Virginia, Washington and West Vir
ginia. Those partly affected are California,
Connecticut, Delaware. Louisiana,
Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota,
New Hampshire, New York, Ohio and
The law bars from prohibition
areas, whether states or smaller cor
poraUons, all mail matter containing
advertisements or solicitations for or
ders of intoxicants, in order to sup
press the activities ot malt order
time, but said that relief will be grant
ed within the next tew months tf th
carriers meet adverse conditions.
Tbe commission finds that th
gloomy forecasts ot Jeopardised In
comes, seen by railroad official early
in 1917, have not been borne out by
tb figures available for later months.
The proceedings were brought in
March, when the returns from Febru
ary were just being made. February
was one ot the worst months In rail
road history. The subsequent month
have shown Increasing revenues,
while expenses hare In many cases
tailed to mount to the extent tbe can
rlers' officials feared.
vesting the crop when th hrvet pica, Sheridan, sawmill; Marlon. L.
season comes. Slnnott, Bend,. logging, Carl Carlson,
The biggest wool deal ever mud In Flrwood. lugging; lmiinu Georgo,
aiiurinn nnstnnmatl when Hood River, railroad trespasser c
Bllverton wa. consummates, wnrn noou mvr, ..... ..v......... . ...n,.-,..,.., 0 tho advance Ruard. Putins to putmt
Earl Wood and Frank Decker disposed Corrcll. Pendleton, railroad treana "J. ? Zi73 u t having been adv
of their lot co.npr.aln. 65.000 pound, .or; Ch.rle. Walker. Coqullle. rail- ,I",rw"d",'l?l and the men by which the o
at 72 V cent, a pound
Brown ft Co., lnc
to William road trespasser.
, .... t,i,id, ..rricinl re- win uikc over irom me resisirauou
WBjuruviiv.o. .... ... , , ,
port haa been received. Then thero board.-; all relish ntiou cards uhich
hn . statement as to tho numbers they will number serially and list for
- r,..l.li.. .-l... TI..M. uftkW
lt f u id it irw. I in ii, cat ix.-
vised of thy method
rder of liability for
service Rhnll be dt'Hirimned and ot
nrri hii in exi iitui u.uitii w
On their relurn from an inspection - . . llHS floUl l(, be drawn Irom its terrl-
warm u ..h..R , ..
Pendleton will put on the market of the Payette Oregon alopo Irrigation wpr?
ji.i.i.. - a nAt i--..- n, n;ni ah ih Hnnkn river. Attornev
LT ..a -... .nrf ..nnn ,i.,nufni iirnwn Mii.l Suuerlutenc en! ol usually smoo.
DUIIUV TVftm t J vfi n aeu i.fwM - - " -
.....f.,uhi.. uhlln the sea was UU- uu"," i" '!' w
;viiiu mvi - - - -
Verv few cases of persons designated for service in
ftm nnlA, it llmlr lil.hililv l.r.sl thfft
easlckness or other illness was re- r --
their ial will cotnmenc the con- Bank Sargent wer c.iinu.iaeuo l8t, gve it to the press and within
iructlon of a septic tank to take car about th project. They went a mem- po"J . m,,e on BCheluie three days send notice to each desig-
ot all the city .ew.g. ber. of tbo state bonding board to In, y " gerlml8 ml8hap8 t0 natcd person by mail.
Traveling auditors of th Industrial vestlgate the land rolatlve to tho ccr h Th0 port ot ar. As the men so notified appear, the
accident commission cannot com tlflcatlon of $225,000 worth of bond, won Jnown by less than a cor boarda first will make a physical ex-
under th provision of the workmen' the dltrlct proi ose to Usue. Kind- " " . wcre aiW08t amlnatlon In accordance with special
... k. tvlll nnt h drawn ud for a few " outers uuui "lv , . .,.,.,.,., ,,., .
Streetcar Dive in Niagara Rapid.
Niagara Falls, N. Y. Nine persons
are knowu to be dead, two persons
known to have been on the car have
not been seen since the accident and
probably are dead, an indefinite num
ber, estimated at from two to ten, are
reported missing and more than a
score are in hospitals, suffering from
Injuries, when a belt-line car on the
Grent Gorge route left the rails,
plunged down a 20-foot embankment
and turned over in 10 feet of water on
the edge ot the Whirlpool rapids.
Compensation act, in cuuuumiun w mi. i w r - ...... .,.,, n inj
advised, becaui the commission can- days, but the board. It I understood. " -
not contract with Itself. will Indorse the proposed Usue. Th ncccT rCPMaN
A record breaking sal of regltred project Include 54,000 acre, all wate FRENCH U tr tA I UtHWlAro
Jr.y cattl wa. held at the farm ot ed by pumping, the pumping power be n,.0.r,t. Attack
MoArthur ft St.uff, ou mile et ot Ing electricity generated from tho Crown Prlne Make. Deap.r.te Attack
Rickrcall. when 32 head of cow., helf- watr of the Bnake river.
rs, and young bulls aold for an aver- ' The culmination ot Oregon's largest
mind that all persons accepted
them will bo re-examined by
CHINA HAS NEW MONARCH
Military Chief Place Bey Emperor
Pekln. Early Sunday Hsun Tung,
the boy emperor, was taken Into th
imperial palace under the protection
of General Chang Hsun and placed on
the throne. The legation quarter of
the city is under a heavy guard and
the troops of General Chang Hsun are
intermingling freely with the Pekin
General Chang Hsun is maintaining
the strictest order and no troubl ia
Pekin is feared.
It is expected that President LI
Yuan Hung will resign.
According to an edict issued in the
nam of the young emperor. President
rarla. Picked troops, driven for
age prlc of $240.47, or a total of timber land deal of recent year, grow- ward in perhaps the most savage at- ay lnvcstii.aU,,i ,(ie , Rsc.
7995, Ing out of th option on the X4,000,uuu tarK me ucrana i-nnu imnw n
Battleship Idaho I Launched.
Camden, N. J. Another monster
fighting machine for the navy took
the water from the yards of the New
army York Shipbuilding company when the - L, Yuan Hung nM gbmitted to th
surgeons, superdreadnougni wano. sister snip to monarchy.
Claims for exemption because of "e Pennsylvania, flagship of the At
dependents may be made by the man 'Iect- successfully launched.
tiiinsclf. his wife or other dependents
. . Father's Part
Or OJ B Uliru pariy oo . .... . 4v llftU h.rtnnr ha .h.r . T
"History ia interesting," remarked 4
girl lie niurrted Is n bird." "Yes ; but think It is very sad, father. Do yon
" . , v . . . i. .I,- ...n..,io,l in unuorsiuuu ner miner is lUXmsniQS "vw vncryuuu v oiuuieu auuui jv
gut iQtuin ElUottrtPOM Uifctit) toWlon tb Cupolg mmbr w tematea la U tfiouUi, ucceedea la JmU cel,bMte(itn, F()urth July mXMf-TifvvL Xovic bu died.-