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WESTON.IOKEGON, FKIDAY, MAY 24. 1918
OREGON NEWS NOTES
Principal Events of the Week
Briefly Sketched for Infor
mation of Our Readers.
C. K, Albln elected niijor or
I'alrlolln rltln-ns of Murrula have
organised noma guard.
Olio of lrui't parade ever seen
In Corvsllls on staged la ImmwI Ilia
naval reserve recruiting.
Aa result nf eating raw pork. Mr.
ami Mr. Henry II. rrey of Hi. Taut,
died w H It In three hniira of each oihrr.
The Hood Hlver Apple Orowrra' a
Mt'lalfon tiaa ahlpprtl nut I In Innt of
lia 900 rarlnada of appl'a of the 1917
Tho annual convention of lh Port
land District Kpworth league will be
held at Aalorla nest Friday, Baturday
and Hum! a jr.
Thousands of school children from
II parla of Lane county met at Ku-
gene Krlday and Halurday to lake part
In the annual arhool rally and exhibit.
Tha thirtieth annual convention of
the diocese of Oregon of the Episcopal
church sill b held at Tortland Tues
day and Wednesday, May 28 and 29.
Twenty-one courara In 10 autijocta
will be offered by tha I'nlverelty of
Oregon aummer arhool In Portland,
beginning June 34 and runnlog to
Walter Fernald, 77. on of tha moat
prominent Baker pioneers and among
the foremost rinanclcrs of eastern Ore
gon, died at a Baker hospital following
C. R Duma, of Oregon City, deputy
warden at tha state penitentiary, baa
submitted his realgnatlon to Warden
Murphy to become affective June L
It baa been accepted.
Close to 1000 people from McMInn
villa, Lafayette. 'Dayton and Yauihlll
gathered at Carlton to witness the
dedication of the town'i service flag.
The flag boars 83 stars.
To commemorate Italy'e service In
the great war, Italy-America day wilt
be observed throughout the country
May 24, the third anniversary of
Italy's entrance Into the war.
Itepreaenlatlve Itawley haa received
assurance from the director-general of
railways that ample train eervlce will
be permitted this aummer to the Im
portant rceorta along the Oregon
Three day's celebration. Including a
carnival and boxing and wrestling
smoker, will mark the opening or the
Bend Amateur Athletic club new
150,000 home at Bend, May 30, 31 and
The convention of the Oregon
grand bodice of the Independent Or- twine
der of Odd Fcllowa were hold at Sea
aide this week and attracted large
number of delegatea from all parte of
. the atate.
By driving 4089 rivets In nine hours,
a crew at the ahjpyard or the North
west Steel company, at Portland, work
ing on the 8800-ton ateet steamer.
West View, established what la claim
ed aa a raolflc(coaat record.
That the Klamath Indiana residing
on Klamath Indian reservation have
proven their patriotism and loyalty la
shown by the records of the third Lib
erty loan campaign. A total of 148,
600 waa subscribed by the Indians.
To earn money for a fupd which
la being ralaed by University of Ore
gon women for the purpose of estab
lishing a canteen In France, a fresh
nan girl hat established a shoe shin
lng stand In a sorority house base,
Of the 1135.000 fund which the Na
tional American Woman Suffrage as
sociation la raiting for the mainten
ance of two 80-bed hospitals in north
ern France for women and children,
the Oregon association haa been atked
to raise 11000.
On behalf of the government, ttrlct
oversight of public dancehallt and
pavilions In and about Portland la lin
, mediately to be made effective. The
move Is in accord with tha general
army policy of protecting tha men in
. cantonments and campa from moral
Rotoburg business men have made
a definite agreement with F. R. Deom
' of Portland to establish a. cannery at
'i Roscburg at once. A building waa
, secured and committees appointed to
' sign up a large acreage of corn, beana,
tomatoea and all kinds of vegetable
. -and fruit.
The Miami Quarry company hat
been awarded a contract by the gov- Louisiana haa refused to ratify tha
reman! gonstract a.iattr- about prohibition amandmint,
half n mi He In length at the mouth of
Him 1 iiini.a rlvir. The work will
rrijiil - aliout Kio.iiimi ion at ruck and
t-.mt about $100,1)11(1. Work on the con
tract Is now undur way.
J. ('. Aliisworth, Portland banker,
lias been asked by the war trade board
to art aa wool adiiilnlMtrator for tha
Pacific northwest, with headijuurtere
at Portland. Tula appointment car
ries with It general aupervlsion of the
wool biislnena of Oregon, Washington,
Malm and adjoining states, under the
government's new plan of control or
wool prlrua, distribution and aale.
To start the cutting or cedar canta
for the government rut up mill at Van
couver, Captain O. P. M. (lose, of
Colonel llrlie p, IHsque'e staff, was
at Marahfleld conferring with the Coos
Hay Lumber company. Aa a result of
his work, the first carload of the rants,
eboot 25,001! fist, baa been shipped.
At a meeting or the atate lime
board, held at flslem, It waa decided
to ask the emergency board 'or a
deficiency appropriation or I10.OM) to
carry out the work or the board until
aurh time as agricultural lime la
bringing a return and ran take rare
or the board's future espensc.
Numerous fuel dealers of the atate
have not registered with the f u-l ad
ministration, aa required by the regu
lations, and ahould do ao at once to
escape trouble, -41 waa announced from
the atate headquarters. Neglect or
this duty may, It la intimated, bring
penalisation If continued Indefinitely.
To Dwlght Wilaon, or The !alla.
president elect or the student body for
next year, at the University of Oregon,
and Roberta Bchuebel, of Oregon City,
another member of the Junior class,
have been awarded the Koyl and Oer-
linger cupa, given each year to the
man and woman adjudged to be the
beat all around atudent in the univer
sity. Allen II. Eaton, for 13 year a
member of the legislature of the state
of Oregon from Lane county and dean
of the house In point or eervlce at the
laat aeaalon, waa defeated In the pri
mary election. Eaton's nomination
waa vigorously opposed because of his
participation laat aummer In. a meet
ing of the People's Council for Dem
ocracy and Terms or Peace.
The Hood River Fruit Growers' ex
change wilt Inaugurate a new method
or handling atrawberrlea tblt year.
Central assembling polnta wtll be es
tablished In the berry districts and
the fruit will be gathered up dally
and rushed to the organisation's stor
age warehouse, where It will be placed
under refrigeration aa aeon aa ekllled
packers have placed It In boxes. i
A differential or margin of 3 cents
a pound, cash, or cents a pound
on time, with freight added from the
factory, above the manufacturers'
price of 23 ccnta a pound, will not be
considered an unreasonable margin
for retail dealers to charge for binder
for the harvest of 1918 an
nounces W. K. Newell, assistant fed
eral road administrator for Oregon.
Manufacturers of toft drinka must
come under the government'a license j
ayatem on or beforo June 1, accord-
lng to proclamation of the President, ,
made public by the Oregon food ad- j
ministration. All operators of poultry
and egg packing planta and all who
pack aalmon In any of ita various
forma are alao ordered to take out
licenses. Soft drink manufacturer
are made amenable to the license
system In order that their use or sugar
may be controlled, It la atated.
Completion . of the reclamation of
1500 fertile acres of tulo marsh along
the border of upper Klamath lake, five
miles north of Klamath Falls, la an
nounced by J. Frank Adams, who haa
been engaged in this project for Tie
past two yeara. An extensive dike
has been thrown up by means of a
dredger, over which tha water wtll be
pumped and tha pasture on the land
secured this teaton. At tha water
In tha lake la to be higher than tha
level of tha land, it it planned to put
in headgatet later and let it back up
for irrigation purposes.
Mitt Margaret B. Durning, execu
tive aecretary of the Oregon atate fuel
administrator, will have the dlstino-
BRIEF NEWS OF THE WAR
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tt .91 treated from long held UUf'fr&i i
aVaTWj Pltlon In Northern - U '. ; "f T-Vv 3 A f
Franco they girdled ev- ' Ti VvV -V ' f
&AJ0 ry fruit tree that time ' ff ' ;,' V 4
IAf f permitted. Here la L l.i A , d ' J
Ci-i such a tree, barked be- I , ', n
lF-Si " "" t f' l.'j(IYO'' Tlr
C , i J tree'a surviving unless SJb-favrjtA WV
I III III 1
Hi;. (lie tieniiiiiis re
tri-utetl from long hold
position In Northern
Franco they glnlled ev
cry fruit tree that time
permitted. Here la
such a tree, burked
yonit rhnnre of the
tree's aurvlvlng uiiIi-ks
first aid measure were
quickly adopted. In many cases (lie
advancing French troops brought the
Drat aid material and sometime suc
ceeded In saving the tree. Where the
tree waa absolutely rut down aa bun
dreda were there was, of course, no
relief measure to employ. Member
of the U. S. Fowl AdinlnlKtmtli.il
brought this picture to America. Ear
ly In the war the Oenunn govern
ment Introduced pollc;' of strict
food conservation at home and hits
endeavored to curtail In every poM
ble manner the French and Kngllob
aupply. U boat warfare and destruc
tion of farming property are parte of
the same ramrAlgn.
Amerli a is today the great larder of
the allied natlona. Out of our food
slocks we must save enough to feed
our Kuropean associates In this war.
EVERYONE MUST HELP.
War cannot be fought without money, and upon the Treasury centers
every financial demand upon the Nation.
The rich of this country csnnot alone meet the neede of the Nation;
the men of the country cannot do It alone; the women of the country
cannot do It alone; but all of us, the people of the United States, disre
garding partisanship, forgetting selfish Interests, thinking only of the
eupremacy ef right and determining to vindicate the majesty pf American
Ideala and secure the safety ef America and civilization, can do the great
and eplendld work whlcn God has called upon us to do.
W. G. Me A OOO,
Secretary of the Treasury.
The allies, in the laat 30 days, have
destroyed more than 100 enemy air
planes on the Italian front. It was of
French airmen brought down 322
enemy airplanes during Msrch and
April, aa compared with 94 French
airplanea loat In the same period.
A Polish contingent has Just arrived
at a ' French port from the United
Htates. The Poles paraded through
the streets with a band at their bead
and received an enthusiastic greeting.
Troops of the new American army
have arrived within the tone of the
Kritlsh forces in northern France and
are completing their training In the
area occupied by the troops which ara
blocking the path of the German to
the channel porta.
This Is the fifth lection of the front
where Americans have been located.
The others are; East of Lunevllle,
northwest of Toul, north or SL Mlhlel
and on. the height of the Meuse and
In the Montdidier sector of Picardy.
Control of the air no longer belong
to the German along the Toul sector.
Aerial activity there seems to be In
creasing dally but the Germane are
not permitted to prowl about freely.
Fighting American airmen have
locked wings with the enemy and the
tally of machines brought down -ia
overwhelmingly In their favor. In
fact, they have had such good fortune
that they are wondering whether it
can keep up without change. They
are not passing by a aingle chance to
get at the enemy.
British aviator made a daylight raid
on Cologne (Koeln), the big fortified
German city on the Rhine. They
dropped 33 bombs on the railway sta
tions, factories and barrack. Metx,
the big German fortress in Lorraine,
also was attacked by British fliers,
who dropped tons of bomb on the
NOW III fLAKPERS
U.5. force Are Brigaded With
British Divisions in
Washington. Evidence of the suc
cess of emergency measure t bring
American man power to the aid of the
French and British artnlea In repelling
the German drive cam with the an
nouncement that American troopa had
reached Flanders and gone Into trail
ing behind the British lines there.
Soldiers from General Pershing'
army have been in line with the
French and British In front of Amiens
for some time but the' decision to send
additional force from thl country di
rect to the British, army waa mad
after the great German drive launched
March 21 waa well under way.
Lea than two montba haa been fa
quired to get the first of these troopa
across the sea and Into position.
The men. it is noted, are described
a being "in training" ia the British
tone. That Is taken here to meat)
that they are being brigaded with Brit
ish division ia reserve and will get
their final seasoning quickly through
thl close association with, tha vet
eran of Sir Douglas Halg'a army.
Unless a great emergency, arise
when the German assault la renewed
It is not regarded as probable that tha
new American battalions will be em-,
ployed on the front line for some time.
PRAGUE IS HI
. STATE OF SHOE
Two Killed by Tornado In Iowa.
Davenport, la. Two persona were
killed, and two Injured, one seriously,
London. A state of slega has been
proclaimed at Prague, tha Bohemian
capital, by the rollce, and the military
garrison haa been reinforced. These
counter measures, according to
miles north of here.
k . . A
Umatilla County Pioneers
received by Captain J.
t head of the selective set
June and 8J
SOLAR ECLIPSE BILLED FOR JUNE 8
in the second tornado within 10 da,., Elchane, TeletrspB d!sp,h
to strike the farming district five -..,. i ,JT, .
Muio.il, ivuvkw uauuusuHunH vw. mm
, anti-German character. In which tha
Czecha and . Tougo Slavs paraded
through the street shouting: "Long
live Wilson, Clemencean and Lloyd
George."' At a performance in the
Bohemian National theatre speeches
violently attacking Germany were de
livered and the renewal of the alli
ance between Germany and Austria
Hungary waa denounced. Several den- '
titles addressed the crowd, urging re
sistance to the end and the aacrlflca
of Wealth and blood tor Bohemia.
The ruthless methods of the Ger
man in attempting to gather food
stuffs In the Ukraine are meeting with
bitter opposition fromthe exasperated
populace, according to a Russian gov
ernment wireleea message received
here. . District assemblies throughout
the Ukraine decided to burn' all bread
and other provision. The land own
ers were declared to be outcasts.
Twenty thousand peaaaUa attempt
ed to hold an assembly of their owa
in Kiev, but they were dispersed lrjj
Registration of young men who have
attained the age of 21 years since June
S, 1917, 1 to be accomplished on June
6 of this year. Notification that tlie
act providing for this registration
passed congress and that the president
had designated June S as the date waa
service in Ore
gon, from Provost Marshal-General
Crowdcr. Copies of the registration
regulations were received from Wash
ington and were promptly mailed to
the draft board over the state. Last
year the work of registering men of
draft age was done in this state by the
regular election boards. The forth
coming registration will be a part of
the regular duties of the draft boards.
The young men to be enrolled are ex
pected to present themselves to the
draft board, In whose jurisdiction they
reside. Lleta of registration places will
be posted at direction of the mayors of
large cities and of county and town
ship clerks in other communities. It
ia provided that absentees or those
who may not learn the location of their
respective boards may transmit their
registration cards to the mayor or to
the designated clerks, who will then
tee that they reach the hands of the
tion of being the only woman repre
sentative at the tenth annual conven
tion of the International Railway
Fuel association in Chicago May 3
and 24, where Important mattera per
taining to the transportation and dis
tribution of the nation- fuel will be
taken up, and ways and meant of
combatting the anticipated fuel short
age this winter will be discussed.
Fuel Administrator Hoi met of Oregon
being unable to attend, selected Miss
Purnlns.to renresent him.
The Weston Leader is on a Cash Basis
Subscriptions, Jobwork and Advertising
A No. 1, but only
25c the pound, at
The teacher bod asked the children
to tell her something about giants,
when one little boy blurted out: "A
giant is an awfully great oh, big,
big man" and then a pause and.
AMERICAN ACE IS KILLED
Major Raoul Lufbery Pitches to Death
In Duel With German.
With the American Army in France
Major Raoul ' Lufbery,' premie
American Ace of the Flying Corps,
and One of the first filers of the cele
brated Lafayette eacadrille, has been
killed in an aerial battle. Lufbery'e
home waa in Walllngford, Conn.
The German machine which brought
Lufbery down waa armed with two
machine guns with an operator for
fearing some one would think he be
lieved in them. Quickly added: "Bat each plece ,nd ,pparenUy p,
mrkfjf mawpKaHw tnsrr-ai hnA law ' ' "
Miva nuj uwuj muv n a uica v AMI
Oats No. 2 white teed, $60 per ton.
Corn Whole, 73; cracked, 174.
Hay Timothy, $30 per ton; alfalfa,
Butter Creamery, 39c per lb. '
Eggs Ranch, 36c per dozen. .
Potatoes S1.101.25 per hundred.
Poultry Hens, iSc; broilers, 379
40c; turkeys, live, 27 28c; dressed,
S7c per pound.
Butter Creamery, 43c per lb.
Eggs Ranch, 40c per dozen.
Poultry Hens, heavy dressed, 36c;
light. 36c: broilers, 50c.; roosters,
dressed, 27c; ducks, live 30c, dressed,
33c; geese, live 25c, dressed 33c; tur
key, live I8ff30c, dreisel S604OO.
Lufbery's only wound, aside from
Ufbse received when he crashed to
earth, was a bullet hole through tha
thumb. Apparently the same bullet
punctured one of the gasoline tank,
of his machine.
Major Lufbery jumped. from bis. ma
chine when 800 yards above tha
ground. Ha had 17 victoriea to big;
The funeral of Major Lufbery waa
impressive. - The procession was led
by. an American band, a company of
American Infantry just from tha
trenches and a company of French in
fantry. Following the coffin were 200
American and French officers, includ
ing all of Major Lufbery' companion!
in the air service, the American gen
eral commanding tha sector northwest
of Toul, and a French general eoav
mending aa army corn,. - j
"Work or fight,." ia tha government
edict to idler.