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WESTON, OREGON. FRIDAY, JULY 1 . 1118
OREGON NEWS NOTES
Principal Events of the Week
Briefly Sketched for Infor
mation of Our Readers.
Harvesting has Cfgun To in (Irsnda
U Grande I to hve a liberty chor
U of rolmately JOfl voli-ea,
A Itin.mtn cherry crop for Ui Milton
Vrvrtvr cuuntry ha Just been mur
Kiweliura's new ramiery began oper
ations Im( cek will) run on lgn
Iterrlrs. A Mllr lank (or I'eiidlelon
K will ho constructed ta soon
Thomas Reynolds, aged IS. waa
droned III Ihn Willamette river near
The planing mill at Meacliam, owned
by 1. t ('nr. burned to (ha ground
with a Ion of $600.
ellaa will toon be almost preach
erlese town, all the paatore but one
leaving to engage In war work.
The JUth annual meeting or tba
Presbyterian synod of Oregon will
meet at Eugene from July 33 to 2.
The coming session of the Oregon
annual conference of tha Methodist
church will bo hold In Portland In Sep
tember. Tbe flrat two cart of 191 wheal
from I'matllla county were ehlpped
from Adama and Eastland alatlona laat
week by II. W. Colllna.
Mayor Galea of Medford haa iseued
n order prohibiting tha use In public
and private meetlnge of any alien en
emy language In that city.
Wiih the lalmr ahoriagn no aerloua
that farmers cannot handle the hay
crop, young women have begun woik
In tha flelda In tome parti of Linn
An average of almoit 10 per cent
of Oregon's clergy have either partly
or wholly given up their church work
and are now engaged In army or Y.
. M. C. A. work
('ear orchard! In the north end of
Jackson county will net the grower
90 per cent crop of good quality
fruit, while the apple crop wll aver
age S& per cent.
A break In the A line canal of the
t'malllla project, near llermlston, dur
ing a alorm put the Irrigation system
on Ihe project out of communion for
two or three daya.
After a week of peralatent search
Ing, Iho body of Vernon A. Forbes,
who waa drowned laat Sunday evening
In Crescent lake, about 70 mllea eouth
of Rend, waa found.
Fuel dealera In Oregon who have
not turned In their report to the
fuel administration have until July 111
lo do ao. After that their coal aup-
pllea wilt be cut off.
Twenty additional Oregon Agricul
tural college atudenta and four faculty
membera, making 44 persona In all.
were eent to the epeclal 60-day train
ing camp which will open at the Pre
aldlo July It.
At the residence of 8. P. Timber
lake, In Newberg, the Roelofaon clan
gathered Sunday from all over Oregon
for. their annual reunion and picnic.
There were nearly a hundred persona
In the thirty-fifth week of the 8torr.
Conn., test the "Oregon" from the
agricultural college at C'orvallls won
the honora for the week with re
markable yield of (3 egga.
Since lta Inception, November 1,
1914, the Industrial accident com tula
alon hai disbursed 13,404.837.45 out of
receipt aggregating $4,431,612.(7, or
had up to June 80 thla year, according
to the report for the fiscal year.
, The large farmers' elevator at Bate
station, two mllea weat of Milton, on
the O.W. R. ft N. tracki, la hearing
completion and lacka only the Installa
tion of additional machinery to be
ready for the annual harvest run.
Henry O'Malley, formerly In charge
of Clackamaa hatchery, haa been pro
moted to the poaltton of representative
of the United State flah commission
on the Pacific coaat, with gone.al su
pervision In that part of the country.
The Baker Commercial club haa ap
pealed for aaalatance from the govern
ment through Representative Slnnott
to revive the Sumpter valley Irrigation
project, completion of which would
water about 80.000 acre east of Baker.
The atate game commission of Ohio
ia making an effort to get that atate
atocked with China pheasants.
fire wnirn nroae out in in rinisn
Init h'-i-I of (he Western Cooperage
foiiii any Hi HI. John practically de
stroyed Hie !mI, toKfilii r with a large
amount of the valuable machinery.
The loss la estimated at between $25,
lino and f 10,000.
Owing lo the fart that but $fiB0,000
if the bond Issue of ll.600.ooo tikH
f the capital Uauea committee by the
slate highway commission haa been
authorised, little If any new road con
struction will be undertaken In Klam
ath county thla year.
Flailing on Itogue liver la Increaalng
In volume and fleet of gasoline
schooners. Including the Hustler,
Tramp and I Mia. are transporting the
park to Cons bay for reshlpment. The
run will be heavy until the close of
the season In August.
iUlpli llorion. aKi II, of I'ralrlo
dry, tirant county, waa arcld'-ntnlly
shot and killed near that place by
.loi.se Graham. Graham saw Morton
In the brush and mistook blm for a
bsr. firing with a hitch power rifle
and killing him Instantly.
Drilling for petroleum lll start at
Waldport soon. A company, which
ha options on SnOO acres of land In
the vicinity of Waldport. haa erected
a derrick at point one and one half
mile eouth of the city, and la prepared
to drill to a depth of 1200 feet or more.
The atate highway department baa
rgun graveling the aection of the Co
lumbia river highway between Cat
cade Ixx-ka and Hood River. A dis
tance of about 20 mllea la to be grav
eled at an estimated cost of 150,000.
The work waa begun at the Caacade
Sergeant Porter W. Benedict and
Corporal Henry F. Temple, of the
Fourth company. Oregon military po
lice, assisted by federal and Klamath
Fall police officials, arrested 29 men
for violations of the liquor law dur
ing a 10 day period In and about
Confident that It can pave the
C. M. SCHWAB SERGEANT PUTNAM
i j bj i
Oat No. ! white f-nd, 141 75 ton. '
llarley Htandanl f-ed, 33 pf ton.
Corn Whole, $75; cracked, 176.
Hay Timothy, S31 p r ton; alfalfa.
Butter Creamery. 45c per lb.
KRKa Ranch, 33c per down.
I'otatne llurbankx. $l.!nf I. US per
hundred; new. S'fiJ'ic per pound.
Poultry Hen. S7ft2Hc; broilers,
30fi32c; ducks, young, 3'lc.
Butter I'namrv, 49c per lb,
F.KK Ranch, 44c p-r dozen.
Poultry Hen, heavy, dresxed, 35c;
I'jtht, 35c; broilers, 40c; rryisteni,
irvssed, 2Cc; duck, live 30c. dressed
i4c; gee-su. live 27c, dressed Sac.
ChaHs M. Schwab, Emergency
Fleet dlrector-general, who la en a
tour of Inspection af Pacific eoaat
OVER 1,100,000 U.S.
Sergt David E. Putnam, of Newton,
Mas., reported to have downed five
Oerman airplane In one day.
ALLIES IN ALBANIA
ADVANCE STEADILY !;
rracucai rainousm :
! ' the cheapest." N
Washington. American troopa over
eaa and on shipboard on route have
pasaod the 1,100.000 mark, according
to a atatement of General March, chief
of ataff. Thla represent an lncreaaa
of more than 90.000 alnce laat week.
Three army corp of from 225,000 to
sun nnn mn rh have been definitely
Salem-Aurora highway with a cheaper or$,nlMd froB AoC.n dlvlatona tn ot Alb,,,'a-
y ysnee ine rreucn uu imu, iu aiuu
m.J. r-.n.r.i ii.mi.p i.ieeett com." have carried their tinea ateadlly north-
mnnding the 41at tthe 8unel dlvU--
Rome. Italian and allied troop In
Albania and Macedonia have succeed
ed in perfecting a single front extend
ing from the Adriatic sea to Salonlkl
on the Aegean aea, a distance of some
200 mile, according to the latest re
porta published here.
British monitors and Italian destroy
er are co-operating with the Italian
troopa which are penetrating Into the
and better pavement than the paving
companies, the highway commission la
considering moving lta paving. jiUot
to the project, and commencing oper
ations In the aprlng. according to
State Highway Engineer Nunn.
Governor Wlthycombe called tha
atate tag commission together Mon
day for the purpose of taking up the
'nieslloti of how much extra money
will be needed to conduct the slate
during the coming biennlum over and
above the amount that will bo allowed
under the 6 per cent limitation amend
ment. Two trainmen were killed, one waa
Injured aerlously and the fourth had
a marvelous escape from death when
the bridge over the reservoir at River
Mill, on the Kstacada line of the Port
land Railway, Llght-ft Power com
pany, collapsed aa a aection of a
freight train was being moved acroaa
Oregon has tha lowest fire loss ratio
of any state In the Union. In 1915
Oregon stood In sixth place tn this re- PEACE
gard and In a comparatively tew years
tins jumped from the 4 2d to the first
place of all the states. This Is one
of the outstanding statements In the
Ion. national guard, haa been detailed
aa temporary commander of the first
army corpa. Commandera for the aec
ond and third have not yet been desig
nated. The U dlvisiona comprising the
corpa. consisting of four regular, nlue
national guard and five national army
divialonal unlta. probably will com
pose the first army which, with aup
plememal army troopa auch as heavy
artillery, will total a million men.
Instead of one field army on Janu
ary 1, 1919, aa originally planned, it
now appeara probable that two such
armlea will be opcraUng In France by
that date, backed by full American
built and maintained supply lines. The
great project of establishing the Amer
ican army as the right, flank or the
battle line will then be within sight.
Tbe town ot Do rat, tho most
Important point in southern Albania,
Official reporta Indicate that the ad
vance of the French and Italians la
reaching further and further east Into
the mountains and toward the rear of
the Bulgarian posltlona around Mon
astic Serbian posltlona near that city
have been savagely attacked by the
Bulgarians, who, after gaining a mo
mentary foothold on the Serbian
trenches, were driven out
K. CANDY SHOP I
Odessa Eirkpatnck .
BRIEF NEWS OF THE WAR
Baron Burlan, Auatrlan Foreign Mini
ter, Oeflnea Acceptable Term.
Amsterdam. Baron von Burlan, the
annual report of Insurance Commis- Auatro-Hungarian foreign minister,
sloner Welle Just being Isaued. b" written a note to the Austrian and
Four peraons were killed and three Hungarian premiere and the text or ocnriua.
Occupation of Bcrat and the capture
of quantities ot war materials and
many prisoners by the advancing Ital
ian army In Albania, were announced
In an official dispatch from Rome.
In Albania the French and Italians
are giving the enemy no rest, pressing
OPENED him back dally, mile after mile, and
capturing strategic positions and vil
lages. The latest French official com
munication shows that the French
troops have taken the villages of
Nana and Gramshl, which brings Uielr
eastern flank appreciably nearer Lake
RYE FLOUR. BARLEY
FLOUR, GRAHAM AND
WHOLE WHEAT FLOUR
Made by the
YANKEES BREAK UP"
Cau.iler Attack Throws Enemy
Back and Many Prisoners
With Ihe American Army on tha
Marne. A atrong American counter
attack south ot the Merge river bead''
completely up At the Germans, who
broke la retreat
Tbe American troopa drove tbe en
emy back all the way to the 'railway
aklrtlng the Marne in the region south
west of Jaulgonne. This position bow
is being held.
Tbe German prisoners captured la
the counter-attack by the Americana
at the bend of the Marne number be
tween one thousand and fifteen busy
dred. They Include a complete brig
French and Americas forces fight
ing together have recaptured tha vil
lage of St. Agnan, Hill 223, to tha
northwest and the village of La Cha
pel'e Monthodon. They now bold
heights dominating the Mama valley
at various points.
American troopa also recaptured
F os soy and Cresancy, towns oa tha
south bank ot the Marne, taken by tba
Germans when they crossed the river.
Comparatively large forces of Amer
ican have been engaged, especially
in the region of Descrivec where they
were brought op to support the attack
ing French. Within a short period tha
American were hotly engaged la tha
The defense ot tha Marne crossings
by both the French and tha Americas
troops waa magnificent and a number
ot vigoroua counter attacks marked
Paris. In the desperate fighting
which is reported In tha official coat
tnunlcation from the war office tha '
.American troops are give tba ereaia -for
driving back tbf Germane who had
succeeded in crossing tbe Marne south
west of Fossoy. '
The battle is proceeding furiously
on various sectors along the whola
50-mile battle front in tha Champagne,
the French war office reported.
Fighting is particularly violent
south ot the Marne, where Americana,
after clearing their own sector of
Germans, are aiding tha French to
Other battlea are proceeding be
tween tha Marne and Rheims, and
east of Rheims. At no point bava thai
Germans made considerable gains.
WESTON MilllNG CO. ! GERMANS ATTACK
AMERICANS AT VAUX
We do custom milling, buy
and sell Hay, Grain and
Millfeed of all kinds.
Free City Delivery
The Germans renewed their offen
sive on the western front Monday, vio
lent attacka being made between Cha
teau Thierry and the Main de Mas
siges on both sides of the city ot
Kholms, the fighting extending over a
persons were Injured when a fast live- the document has been sent out from
stock trsln on the O-W. R. N. crash- Vienna by way of Amsterdam,
ed Into an automobile driven by Earl What is apparently Intended to be
Nunn at the government crossing at the outstanding feature of the note la
Caacade Locks on the Columbia river n Indoraemont of four new points
hinhwav. Tho dead are Earl Nunn. made In President Wilson's speech of
Mrs. Margaret Nunn, Frank Nunn, of July 4. Accompanying thla Is an adroit front ot about 50 miles. West of
Portland, aud Wallace Price, ot Eu- note of eulogy for Wilson in the atate- Rheims tha Germans forced their way
g(,ne ment that "nobody would reruse nom-. across me xuarna bv several pmces,
During tha past week there were re- to his genius and nobody would but east of tho city their gains were
ported to the state Industrial accident refuse his co-operation." small ,
commission 826 accidents, of which "We are prepared to discuss every- American troops were involved In
four were fatal, as follows: Henry thing," said Baron Burlan, "except our the fighting on several sectors and I
Waller, Portland, construction; Chas. own territory." they successfully withstood the en-
Mitchell. North Portland, meat com- Baron Burian's statement was made emy. At Vaux they not only broke 5
pany; M. Moriya, Baker, lumbering; in one of his periodical reporU to the down a violent attack by the enemy,
out arove mm oacs several nunurea r
yards. A spirited counter-attack car-
Chas. H. Carter
Carter & Smythe
Pendleton ... Oregon
With (he American Army on tha
Marne. The Germans at daylight
Monday launched a violent attack
against the American positions west
Dan P. Smythe of Chateau Thierry, especially near
H. Brooks, near Hlllsboro, non tres- Austrian ana Hungarian premiere,
passer, sttempted to board moving
train. Tobacco Ratlona Possible In Amsrlea.
Promise that If tha waters of Sum-' Washington. Government control
mer lake contain valuable mineral de- of the tobacco Industry may result
posits they will be worked to their from the heavy requirements ot the
utmost Is held out In communications gates and tba American military
received by Governor- Wlthycombe forces abroad. Rationing of the Amer-
from H. C. Pendleton, ot Oakland, Cal ican population Is believed to be a
and referred by tha governor to tha possibility.1
state land board. Mr. Pendleton I
now experimenting with samples ot
Haiti Declares War en Hun.
Port au Prince, Haiti. Tha council
ot state, acting In accordance with the
The legislative powers given It undor the
I.lnn Rtntneck Pheasant farm, of Al- Haitian constitution, has unant-
bany, shipped 8000 pheasant egga to n1' 0te1 alaratlon of war
tha game commission thara In tha past P" Gmany demanded by tha pr.t
It VitkJ. ' - ;.,.,., Ot tt WUhUo,"
This year hns evidently started in to
make B record, but If It keeps on stead
ily as It has begun, the world will only
begin to realise what tbe strenuous life
rled out by the American troopa drove
back on the right bank ot the Marne
enemy contingents who had reached
that bank southeast ot Fossoy. In the
counter attack between 1000 and 1500
Germans were made prisoner by the
Americans. The captured contingents
included a complete brigade staff.
Tha Americans, French and Italians
have inflicted terrible losses on tho
enemy by the accuracy of their can
non, machine gun and rifle fire.
Although the allied troops seeming
ly have the attuatton well in hand, It
,1s not Improbable that the Germans
ICE CREAM SODA
Mrs. E. E. ZEHM
Brandt bid., Main St.
The attack came after a most vio
lent bombardment of high explosives
and gas shells throughout the night
The American troopa sought shelter
wherever it was available. When tha
enemy Infantry appeared, the Amert-,
cans swarmed out and met the attack
ers with a rain of machine gun bullets,
The Americans wore their gaa,
masks as they fought tha attacking!
Heavy shells from German naval
guns fell in regions far behind thaj
actual battle area, many of these pro-t
Jectlles having fallen in tha city otj
Meaux, 25 mllea from Chateau Thierry.;
. Reports from American advance poi
aitions said that tha American troopa
were "handling the enemy well" lnj
the desperate fighting which la coo-)
I Transfer and Storage
The boys In the cantonment have; soon will throw large numbera of re
coined slang to fit the days. A girl who serves into the tray. They are known
knits for herself Is called a "pig knit- to have thousands ot these men behind
ter" and the officers who hang around the battle line, especially northeast ot
the homes of the big noises who have Rheims.
eligible daughters art called "parlor ,
gnajKs." .t.,;-.-- - Dancing Saturday night.
Sugar Board Created.
Washington. To equalise the price
of sugar to the consumer in tha face
ot prospects for an increase due to a
threatened shortage, and to secure bet-.
ter distribution, President Wilson cre
ated the sugar equalisation board, on
recommendation of Food Administra
tor Hoover. i
I Weston Transfer Co. I
Davis & Ellis
Allies Owe U. 8. 8lx Billion.
Washington Great Britain haa been
granted an additional credit ot I17S,
000.000 by the treasury department,
making the total loans to bar, to date,
$3,345,000,000 and the total credits l
tha aUiea $66690.009, .