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WESTON. OREGON, FRIDAY, AUG. 10. 1917
OREGON NEWS NOTES
Principal Evtnti if the Wiek
BrUfly Sketched for Infor
mation of Our Readers.
Fall wtaMt In Linn county la run
lug from II lo ID buabrts lo the acre.
Tb annual I7mtlll raunly hors
ad nula abow will l held Orinbr
I In Pendleton.
A course In dietetics h bran eddrd
lo tba department of bom economics
at tba Oregon Agricultural college.
Tbt alalo highway commission ha
selected II ft aa lb standard width
of pavement lb primary roads.
Kldi "r opened Tueedey by lb
slt blgbway commission for a balf
million dollar lew of state road,
Rubaiantlal deposits of chrome Iroa
or In lb Job Day vslley, aouih of
Pendleton, will b opened up ihla
Kdward 0irndr, rtry of Ibo
Orego Bublle servlc commlaalon, baa
tsbasltted bla resignation lo th com
nlseloaers. Al a special lection the vote car
ried for bonding for 111,000 lb con
validated acbool dlatrlct rcnily form
ad al Cran.
TUI earnings of III men on parol
from lb Orgoo penitentiary for July
aa 0K.lT4.dt. according lo Joseph F.
Kllr. slat parol officer
far grower of Douglaa county
bar appald to tba tCugen Fruit
growr'a association lo aid tbani tn
oaeervlng ihelr crop Ibl year.
local spruce miniiifnciurers for Ibo pur
chase of airplane stork.
Mil' than Sion.ono worlb of naw
htilldlnys rsngluu In slue from 11200
lo $10,000 Iiivii iimii Hiarli'd or been
announced for Immediate rotut ruc
tion al Klnmnth Kail alner ihoiledlra
Hon of the ii 'w Hirnhiirn railroad.
Ilulah flair. daughter of J. K. Haiti;
A l hot (l lllcbox. daughter of B. E.
tllrkox. and Myrtle 'o(ipr. daughter
of John Cooper, .' !, 1:1, and li. re
speutlvely. were dronned in llw mill
pond at Hcotu M JU while In bathing.
vnty-n1n Fori Unci physlolae
nd surgeons hsv alresdy born called
or hsve volunteered (or servlc Ip
tarlmia branches of Ilia Ual'ed Htate
arm) ni navy, representing aliout
II per cnit of (It 3T3 doctors la lb
Alarmed by a temporary shnrtsg
nf distills!, I'mstllls county farmers
telegraphed lo Governor Wlthyrombe
and lo the aisle council of defense,
asking relief from Hi possibility of a
Dioro serious shortage during 'ho har
Members of ih I. W. W. ar charg
ed wllh IUfi.000 of lb loial rir loaa
of 1420,170 In Oregon during July, In
a report issued by Stain Kir Merthsl
Wclli, by causing flrea at Klamath
Falls, which waa the heaviest sufferer
of 47 towna In Ilia state lout month.
For lb purpose. If possible, of hav
ing counties containing Orogon L Cali
fornia land grant act togeatber In
lb collection of Inleroat and penaltiea
on Ux from lb government, dla
trlct attorneya of Die luteraetod roun
Ilea held a aieottug In Halcu Turmlay.
To got a year abc-ad In I lie com
pletion of contracla for blKhway pav
ing under th 18.000.000 bonding act
I the goal lward which th atat
highway commlaalon la now working.
By January 81. 1911. Ih commlaalon
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EUROPEAN WAR NEWS
German attack on lb Alan front
bar been wlthalood eucceaefully by
further progreea baa been mad by '
tb rrench nortbweat of Bixachoot Head of American ISIstio If
on tb Flander battle Irout, aaya tb
Brltlab official report
All of Oallcla, with th eiceptlooof
a narrow atreicb of ground from Bra
dy lo Zbarai, nortbeaat of Tarnopol,
baa been wrated from Ih Ruaalaaa.
The Ruaalan political altnation baa
boccm calmer. Premier Kercaaky
baa withdrawn hie realgnatlon and
there ar continued Indication of tb
atrengtbening of tb moral of tb
ftuialao arrolea on lb aoulbweitern
EUHU ROOT SAYS'
AMERICA. AT STAKE
Russia Declares Now Is
No Time to Arjae.
A Pacific Port. "Doat art a bent
why w ar la tb war, bat rail
that tb ttote ha now en wbt
Amertean liberty . Aatertcaa . a4la.
A merle Independewe aad fraa
I th auk for wblcb we muat flgkC
. Thl ia th admonition brought t
tb American peopl by Cilia Kot
In th operation at Lena tb Ca B4 at tb ' tba America ewnv
nadlan poahed forward to a depth of n'0"- returned here fra Rsaaia.
bout 200 yarda to a lln between th Profeoelng alncer admlratle for
1eneGrenay railway and th Clt Du tB kindly character of tb Ktwaia
lloulin, directly aouth. and ainc bar P"?1. "conalderate of lb right aad
eonaoUdatod their position among tb feeling ' ether, and wltk a lign
building. rapacity for Mlf-eoatrwt and ft abl
The Auatro3erman armle on th 'deallam, bead lag aiwaya In ft better
eaatcru front are continuing their ad
vance between tbe Dnleater and tb
Truth . and in Tiukowloa. caat and
aouth of CxernowtU. Uklng additional
way toward higher tbinga," b !
for deep aympatby for tb aatlaa.
"which I struggling with tb pro
lema that we bar been atudyta far
towna, according to German army 144 year and have not yet aolrtd."
SAYS WAR WILL CONTINUE
rllB auk, tb bird you drew In your lt picture," had only" three letter In It.
didn't It? Iiin't It a funny Bounding word? Why ar the reat auk's eggeao
valuabla? you dk. It ia Hie acarclty of an article that makes it valuable,
hat la why diamonds cost so much. 'Oct out your sort encll, start at Kok 1.
,d you will draw one of the mint beautiful of birds. It baa place in history,
i is very graceful and often Is found on the table of tbo king of England.
General Kornlloff Scout Suggestion
of Slav Giving Up Fight
London. Th correspondent of th
Time at tbe headquarter of tb 7th
Russian army talked with General
Kornlloff on the vo of hi departure tTJ' h la BOt M American." declared
to lake over th aunreme mmmanrf Ruseell.
If democracy aurvlve In the werld.
tbe people of Basel will role, was tb
declaration of Charles Edward Uns
een, writer aad publicist, wb to ft
member of th comntinalon.
"If a man now says, 'my wage ba
ler my country or Hy balaaw abest
before ay country" r 'my class r
creed or aaaoclatloa before ay
Ed Wright of La Grand, baa been
appointed by tb Oregon public ser bops to bv all work let for aert
vie eemailsiloB aa secretary lo auo yr.
4 Edward Ottrander. who rcalgned
Tb city of Portland, with 31 banks,
bold II. 1 per cent of tb total de
posit of Oregon, according lo a stato
ant tettMd by 8. O. Strgent superla
tMlMt of baak.
Out of ovar 100 tuberculin teits
among tb dairy berda of Lane Mon
ty, only flv of tb cow reacted, ac
cording to Dr. C. K. Gardiner, assistant
D. Wa!tr Mertotr, dean of lb acbool
f commerce at Ih university of Ore
gon, ha keen granted a leave of ab
ac from Ih college for the acbool
year of M17191I.
Klevea out of IS candidate for
pharmaceutical paper granted by th
Oregon atat board of pharmacy
pasted Ia xaminatlon held In Port
land July. 17 and II.
Ramus of a shortage of fuel oil
for atat Institution lb state board
of control baa appointed a commute
to Investigate with a view of arrang
ing for some other fuel.
Plans ar being worked out In Lin
coln county for a bond election to be
held Ihla fall for Iho . purpose of
raising funds with which lo Improve
about 100 mites of county highway.
With harvest well under way In Ih
lighter land sections and starting on
lb heavier landa near Pendleton,
Indications ar that the yields will bo
better than anticipated a few weeks
While, th crew of IS men were
at work on lb steel bridge at Cotton
Hill on th John Day river, part of (he
false work collapsed, dropping the
crow to rocks below. Everyone was
Campers In the forests or very care
less this tesaon, according to report
mad lo C. C. Hall, supervisor of the
Harvey Wells, slam Insurance com
miaeioner, announce that In a few
day deputies from bis department
will make a complete survey of tb
Astoria waterfront and bualucsa dla
trlct to ascertain If contemplated In-
. cresses I rat of luauranae ar Jus
tified. A. L. Lott entomologist at lb Or
egon Agricultural collage experiment
station, baa prepared a poison which
will exterminate th beetles which ar
now doing much damage to be a us and
rucumbors In western Oregon, and
will soon be devouring tlio silk of
the young corn.
Upward of 100 business men from
Portland. Albany, Lcbanoi. and
Rrowoavllle met at a banuuet at
Lebanon and discussed tbo matter of
putting In s good road over tlio south
Kant lam paa from the Willamette
valley lo central Oregon by way of
Caacadla and Clear Lake.
Pronouncing the umlntuunce fee
enacted by the J. K. l.une- company,
n an Irrigation project embracing ap
proximately 38! urrea of loud lu
Douglas county aa lielue excessive and
unreasonable, Iho public nor vice com
mission ordered reduced tlio annual
eharge from 13.60 an acre to $1.
The atate of Orson is going after
national business and to that end will
have another paid representative In
Washington. The Portland chamber
of commerce shortly will be represent
ed there by a Irado commissioner or
secretary (o be appointed by H. L.
Corbett president of the chamber. .
Maintenance work on the old mili
tary highway, now officially known aa
the Willamette highway, which when
oompletod will shorten the distune
by road from Portland to Crater Lake
160 miles, has been completed aa far
a Crowbar point, ono of th most
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General Kornlloff aaid:
"Tb first stage 04 th war la over.
Th second phase begins today."
Tbe correspondent says tbe Rue-
June Duncan, vie president f tb
American federation of labor, aald thl
la no time for tb America peopl t
b quibbling ever Hut things. Tb
Th REAL REST RESORT
Of thtS'orlh Pacific Coast it turn
rvtcJttii by Rfl W SCraxner "
LOW ROUNDTRIP FARES
UNION PACIFIC SYSTEM
m Ntm Bunk FeMtr tttam tMctmu to
nmrml O- W. K. ft. 4t M. Agrnl.
t- j Wm.McM uway. Oaaeral Psiwaiar Agent. Portland LL j I i JfA M
' '. , Biff . !V- iW,
si an commander repudiates the pos- (reat fight now. be asserted. I bs
iblllty of the Russians surrendering. democracy and antocraey. ; s
He holds that If Ruisia conclude a .
dishonorable peace lo which traitor nflflDI JTTT IfinTfllV
have been driving ber she wiU be- uUiiiliXlL lluluill
come a German colony forever. Tbe l
Germane woula seise her fooisluffs. IC II? I fZ ZPA l!'
enroll -her men and treat her as a Hliii Ul 'UlwLftiial;
conquered country. There could be . .
no choice between the evil of war and London. David Lloyd George, U
the evil of surrender. , British premier, in the .'preaenc f a
distinguished gathering, repreeemta-
Will Flost Second Liberty Loan Soon. Ore of all parties, which met to mark .
New York. Preparations for the th third anniversary of th declare-
' floating of the second Liberty loan to tion of war. reiterated tbe aim for
, he offered to tbe public some time which the entente allies ar. fighting
early In the fall, were begun her by and Indicated the only condition oa
tho general loan committee of the der which they would consent to
aecond federal reserve district. suspension of hostilities with the e-'
' tral power.
Young General Wanted by Pershing. In tb course of hi speech, Premier
Washington. tnerat Pershing ha Lloyd George said:
recommended that no general officers
over the age of 45 be sent to France.
BOARD TAKES OVER VESSELS
be ollowed to grant new patrons free
telephone ncrvlco for three months.
A u bourtl, to bo known ns the
board of conciliation and mediation,
the dutios of which will ho to adjust
Ships in Course of Construction In
American Yarda Are Requisitioned.
Washington. The shipping board
has telegraphed orders to over a score
tuet resulted trom accusations against
M. Tcliernoff, minister of agriculture,
and a complete breakdown of the ne
gotiations to bring the constitutional 'of the country' largest shipyards re
democrats Into tho cabinet. M. Tcher- quisitloning all ships' of S500 dead
difficulties that may arise between noff was accused of having been con- j weight tonnage or more now building.
laborers and employers in Oregon, was ' neoted with the German general staff. Management of the yards will be in w,r'
"Victory must be ao complete that
our national liberty never again shall
"Neither the kaiser nor th chan
cellor," he declared, "has yet ald h
would be satisfied with German U.
They talk glibly about peace, ; bat
etsmmer over the word restoratie.
Before we have " a peace conference
they must learn to use th word r-:
toratton."'.: :' . "-
It Great Britain had not entered th
h aaid, "Europ .would hv
Bantlsm national forest. : Rangers re- dangerous points on the highway.
port finding many unextinguished
Mayor Rice of Roseburg lias offered
a rash reward of $50 to any person
who will furnish evidence sufficient
to bring about a conviction of those
who hav been robbing gardens In
Bids were opened Tuesdsy by the
tat highway commission for the con
struction of 10 concrete bridges on the
Columbia river highway In Columbia
county at an estimated cost of ap-'
Tbe largest apportionment of Inter
est money en the Irreducible school
fund ever mad to th xountlos of
Oregon was reported by the office of
Stat Treasurer Kay. The total
amount la $383,012.3$. '
Standards for wheat, corn, bay and
other agricultural products are fixed,
rules are promulgated covering weigh
ing, inspecting and atorsge of thesd
commodities and the mnnsgouietit of
public and terminal warehouses Is reg
ulated In an order which lias been Is
sued by tbe Oregon public service
Five fatal accidents were reported
to the state arcident commlsRlou dur
ing the last week, according to tbe
weekly report. The fatalities were:
Mrs, Blanche Cronder, Scnppoose, rail
road trespasser; George. Kakeurnus,
Umatilla, rstlrood operation: Matt
Kulja, Hllverton, logging; C. Metcoff.
Blind Slough, logging; A. U. Fisher,
Black Rock, logging.
Holding that free service allowed
named by Governor Witliycombe. On
the board are five members represent
ing the workers and five members
representing tlio employers. The mem
bers are: For organized labor C. P.
Howard, rresldent of the Portland cen
tral labor council; B. W. Sieemau, dis
trict council of carpenters; R. A.
Wllllson, state building trades coun
cil; Veru Jlaybarker, state metal
trades council; J. B. Rhodes, general
chairman of the order of railway con
ductors of tuo aw. R. & N. Co. For
tbe employers V B. Ayro, Eastern
& Western Lumber company; Frank-,
lin T, Griffith, president of the Port
land Railway, Llfcht St Power com
pauy; James Dugnn, building contract
or; J. R. Bowles, president of the
Northwest Steel company; Charles
Leadbetter, paper mills. ,
tho hands of tbe present owners, but Dwl at mre3r of eru' n,1I1,7 ;
RESISTER TO DRAFT
under government direction.
About 676 ships are affected by the
government' order, about 230 of them
lfll I Cn DV DHCCC !um,er construction in Pacific coast
MLLlU Ul rUwuC Plants. Their aggregate tonnage is
more than 1,500,000. Included are
many English. Norwegian, and other
vessels on foreign account
DUMA AND COUNCIL
Petrograd. By a vote of 147 to 40
a joint meeting of the executives of
the workmen's and soldiers' and pea
sants' councils confirmed tho decision
of tho political conference of con
tinued confidence in Premier Keren-
Oklahoma City, Okla. A gun fight,
resulting In one slain and two wound
ed, marked the man hunt in central
Oklahoma of two posses searching for
armed bands of objectors to tho selec
tive draft. Twelve miles southeast ef
lloldcnvillo a posse clashed with an
outlaw band. Edward Blalock. a draft
objector, wus .killed; Poesoman Jack
Palgo was wounded in the leg and
Posscman Henry Johnson wounded in
Captures ot the rcsisters, members
of the so-called "Working Class Union,"
the "Jones Family" and other organi
sations of kindred beliefs, composed Of
tenant farmers, hnlr-bivcd Indians and
negroes, havo numbered 133, according
to the best count available. '
All hough resistance to the selective
draft seems to be the chief factor in ;
the uprising, dreams of conquest,
riches and power have been implanted
powr. Russia would have trat
grated sooner. Franc would ' hav
fought bravely, but might hav been
overwhelmed. . America' Monro doc
trine would have been treated a .ft
scrap of paper. The fact today la that
we hav checked the ambltloaa ajf
NET CLOSING ABOUT LENS
Two Meatleas Daya Urged.
Minneapolis. A recommendation -v? , .
that the sale of meat be prohibited Line Ar Drawn Closer to Center
throughout the United States on Tues- the City,
days and Fridays was adopted and London. Another forward move
forwarded to Herbert Hoover, food ad- ment to the southwest of Lens ha
mlnistrator. by the United Master ' been msde with a minimum loss. For
Butchers ot America, meeting in an- the best part ot two weeka in the Cit
nual convention here, , :, du Moulin our patrols and those of,,
' the enemy have been living an uneasy
Will Ignore Dependent Wife Claim, life almost aid by side, with only
oeaiue. ine extraordinary inroads few tumble-down walls between them.
made upon the men eligible for mili
tary service by the claim of "depend
ent wife" has drawn from three of
the ten Seattle exemption boards
ruling that tho claim alone will hence
forth be insufficient to exempt man.
Tb Astoria police and justice court new subscribers for a given time would sky.
departments war more thsn self-sup- be unlawful dlscrltnlnstton against old
porting In July. The receipts from subscribers and bolstering Its order by
fines In the pollre department were citing rule lu similar rases lu other
I1OS7.S0, while the salaries of tbe offi
cers amounted lo $025.
: A commission of federal agents,' ae
eempanled by representatives of the
allied governments, will visit Portlapd
states, notably Pennsylvania aud Min
nesota, the Oregon public service com
mission denied an application of Os
wald West receiver for the Home
Telephone & Telegraph company of
After tho duma committee confirm
ed tho vote of confidence iti Kcrensky
the latter withdrew his resignation,
and at onco proceeded lo reorganize
the cabinet ' ,
Premier and War Minister Keren
sky and all tho other members ot his
cabinet except Vice-Premier Hekra-
Czernowltz Again Falla to Teutona.
Berlin, via London. Czernowitx, th
In the minds of the l.cnorant tenant i capital of Bukowina. has been cap-
class by organizers of ithe different or
ganizations, until they were led to be
lieve that a show of force was all that
was necessary to gain the promised
Small ' attacking parties set out from '
that part of th Cite Du Moulin al-
ready ia our bands and drove is th
enemy's patrols along a front of saor
than 1000 yards.'
This advance carries the Canadians
well within 1000 yards of th center
of Lena on the westers front of th
city. At Aviation and Leuvitt on th
south front our outnosts ar new
tured by the Teuton forces, according about a mile from the center and In '
to the official statement
09 UMtf, Amai.lh twiwtuj Vtrtl&iii Wtur, tut Ui ooipaa e oigoed. Xbe acUoa of Ui cb.
The waiters In a New York restaur
ant recently closed by the sheriff
eoiiiilniii bitterly because for the last
few weeks if lis existence they had
beeu geltln;; "uotlilu; but the tips."
. ! Portland.
' Wheat Club $3.23; bluesteni $2.25;
red Russian, $2.20; forty fold, $2.23. -Barley
No. 1 feed, $45 per ton.
Hay Timothy, $26 per ton; alfalfa.
! Butter Creamery, 40c
tbe northwest sector.' opposite St '
' Laurent, our line la a scant ISO yards
from th heart of Lena. Th net 1
China to Enter War.
Pektu. Acting President Feng Kw
Chang approved tb unanimous de
cision reached at a special meetisg f
th Chines cabinet lo delar va
oa 'Qtrsui ul Atutelfrfio&CBr.