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WESTON, OKECON. FRIDAY, AUG. 2, 1918
OREGON NEWS NOTES
OF GENERAL INTEREST
Principal Events of tha Week
Briefly Sketched for Infor
metlon of Our Retdert.
Bllverton will have a new municipal
Hop picking In the virlnll jr of Ku
rn will begin about August IS.
Ki ll! Ikidele, rt-eldiit of Oregon for
almost half a century, died at bli
home In Albany, aged 70 )nn
Tim assessed valuation for th city
of I'orlland baa derreaeed from 2I&
131.706 In 1917 to f2l4,S0M0S In
The Cnniiion aawmlll. near Grltsly
mountain, right mllee from Prlnnvllle,
aa htirnad Hunday. About 200.000
feet of lumber waa ileal royrd.
Thn run of aalmun at the mouth of
the t'otumlila roiitlnue light and the
la k thut far la approximately 30 per
cent abort of that of year ago.
Cooa Day m ill entertain the Oregon
F-dltorlal wuHM latlon In fitting man
ner when It convenea there from Ail'
guet 9 to It for a three daya' aeaalon.
A reduction of 111.310 In the warrant
Indebtedness of the city of Albany baa
been effected elnc April 1. according
to repurta submitted by city officiate.
The Aatorla Marina Iron Worke baa
Mtabllahed an Innovation. Women ar
to be employed Ibera la tb future at
well aa man. Fifty Joba art ready tor
the firat that apply.
The Southern Pacific company baa
bean Instructed by H. II. Alahton, re
gional director of railroads, to proceed
with the conatrurtlon of an overhead
crossing at Divide. In Lane county.
A. I. Howe, Jr., who waa discharged
from the Itrlllab army ou account of
wounda auatalned In the battle on the
ArraeLene road In France, haa re
turned to Me home In Drownavllla and
Sine the expiration on July 18 of
the ban prohibiting the eel ling of dried
fruit, practically lb entire prune
crop of tbe nortbweat baa been eold.
according to W. K. Newell, aaalatant
atate food administrator.
After a alege or elx montha In a hos
pital at Washington. D. C, Karl Withy
combe, ton of Governor Wlthycombe,
haa arrived In Salem on a furlough
from military duty until ho la eufflcl
ently recovered to leave for France.
(iovernor Wlthycombe appointed
John H. Burgard. of Portland, to rep
reaent the atate at a conference for
tbe conalderatlon of a proposal to con
aolldate the health departmenta of
Multnomah county, the atate and tbe
city, In Portland.
It. It. Dartlett, manager of tbe Port
of Willamette and K. Nabnltt, of Ore
fon Ty. must face cbargea In the
Htate Insurance ('onimlssloiier Har
vey Welle haa received a report from
the Oregon Inauranca rating bureau
showing tbat fire Inauranca rate on
virtually all buildings In the first E0
Mocks, reaurveyed by the bureau la
Portland, will be reduced. Aa rapidly
aa the reaurveya proceed the new ra
tings will be published In CO block
groupa, according to James N. McC'une,
manager of the bureau.
lllaa Edna Cornell, domestic eclence
teacher, and Juanlta Parker, tearber of
Hpanlsh In tbe Oranta Paaa achoola
during the paat year, have been In
stalled at a lookout at tbe Panger
Point lookout station near Takllraa.
and will spend the next month In tbe
wilds of Josephine county. In the for
estry department eervlce.
Hnerlal reports for the atate tea com
mission, upon which will be baaed tbe
amount of extra tax levy to be aaked
of the people at the election In Novem
ber, are beginning to arrive at the
GENERAL HARB0RD - DIRECTOR RYAN
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GERMANS LOSE SHELLS
Allied Troopa Capture Crest Quanti
ties of Ammunition.
With the American Army on the
Alane-Marne Front. The tremendoua
atores of German ammunition found SerfJV, Oil North Bank Of 0UfC(f
tiy tne franco-American troopa in the
Brigadier-General Jamea O. Harbord,
who la commander of the United
office, of the commlaalon. In a num- "h,l" - -
ber of caaea no In creeses are estimated.
while aome of the actlvltlea are seek
Ing aubetantlal additions.
Tbat the annual dipping of sheep In
Oregon, which la ordered by law. un
ices suspended by tbe atate livestock
sanitary board, probably will be held
In 1919 for the first time alnce 1907.
waa the opinion of tbe membera of
the board, who convened at Klamath
Folia In a regular aeealon. Prevalence
of tlcka on the aheep la believed to
necessitate tbla action.
Five fatal accldenta and 677 non-
ONLY OBJECT OF
ARMIES IS TO KILL
Washington. The aole object of
the alllea and tba Germane In tbe
Solaaona Ithtlros aalient now la to kill
aa many men aa possible. General
March, chief of etaff, aald at bia eeml
weekly conference with cewapapar
correspondent. Whatever objective
fatal onea were reported to the stale aide bad at the beginning, the
Industrial accident commlaalon during general aald, baa been aubmerged ft
tbe paat week. Tbe vlctlma of tbe development In tne fighting,
fatal accldenta were: William Thomaa General March pointed out that tba
Beagle. Medford. fireman; M. Naka- Mllenl haa been greatly flattened,
yama. Dee. lumbering: Dick Dakar. Ibua virtually dissipating any hopee
North Portland, ahlpbulldlng: J. F. of elllee bagging large number
Smith. Seaside, lumbering; C. O. And- of the enemy. -
ereon. Portland, ahlpbulldlng. Arrival of the 42d (rainbow) divl-
Portland and the Columbia river die- lon and Ita participation In the fight-
trlct will have delivered a fleet of 41 of Fere-en Tardenole waa an-
John O. Ryan, director of aircraft
production, now on the Pacific coast
Inveetlgating production of apruce
INCREASE IN NUMBER
OF REJECTED MEN
Camp Lewis. American Lake. Wash.
Rejections of the July draft for phye
Iral reasons to date average 12.3 per
cent, according to figures given out
at the muaterlng office, where every
man la eiamlned before being finally
Changes Hands Six Times
In Fierce Fighting.
With the American Army oa tk
A lane Mam Front Tba American
troops held tbe apei of their advance,
won after a atruggle with the Germaaa
In which the opposing lines moved
forward and backward time and again,
Bergy, on tba north bank of tha Owreaj,
changing banda elx time.
The crown prince of Germany and
bis generala paid tha Americana a
great compliment in bringing up
agalnat them two of their beat divis
ion, the Fourth Guards and Bavar
The firat efforts of tha Guard and
Bavarians were partly successful, and
the Americana war forced to with-
Fleld Marshal Hindenburg Not Dead. draw 'rora Sergy and a few other po
Amsterdam. An official commune sitfons. Including the town of Seringes-
foreats of Fere and Ills leads officers
to believe that the allied offensiv
nipped In tbe bud German plans for a
momentous drive upon Kpernay.
Tbe forests and the surrounding
country north of the Marne were vir
tually one great araenal for German
ammunition of all kinds, big gun
abella being particularly numeroua. At
placea on tbe edge of the woods there
were large abella atacked like cord
wood over large areas.
Claaa One About Exhauated.
Washington. There la a possibility
of exhaustion of draft claaa one before
congress can finally act to extend
draft ages, it la predicted tbat by
Labor day tbe last of tha fighting men
now In claaa one will have been called.
accepted. Tbe percentage of rejectiona 127.
cation received from German mala
headquarters deniea recent rumora
concerning Field Marshal von Hlnden
I THE MARKETS
Oats No. 2 white feed, $61 per ton.
Barley Standard feed. $55 per ton.
Corn Whole. $75; cracked, $7$.
Hay Timothy, $34 per ton; alfalfa.
completed wooden etcamers, worth
130,000,090, to tba government by tha
end of and will bava 10S addition
al wooden bulla, worth $50,000,000,
launched and undergoing equipment.
Tbe $80,000,000 expenditure will bava
nounced. Tba 3d regular division also
waa Identified aa In action at Sera?
and Clergea. where the crack German
guard divisions have been defeated
In recent fighting by American troops.
General March bad nothing to re-
Is slightly higher than those In June,
when tbe total for tba entire draft waa
12 2 per cent Tha reason assigned
by tbe offlcera for tha rejection of
more than one of every 10 men who
bava reported here so far Is tbat some
of tha boards ara having their avail
able supply of claaa 1 men exhausted
and tbat many are sent here who do
not quite paaa in the hope tbat tbey
will be accepted and credited to the
boards from which they came.
Butter Creamery, 47c per lb.
Egga Ranch. 43c per dozen.
Potatoes New. $3.75 8 4 per cwt
Poultry Hens. 24 3 25c; broilers,
Butter Creamery, 53c per lb.
Eggs Ranch, 51c per dozen.
Poultry Hens, heavy, dressed. 34c;
light, 35c; broilers. 36c; roosters.
Tba dressed, 27c; ducks, live 30c, dressed
for tba present 35c; geese, live, 27c dressed 35c.
et-Nesles. But the Germane could aot
force the main body across tha river.
The stream la narrow and abaliow and
aome detachments at times war driv
en back, but always there remained
- enough American oa the north beak
to check tha German rushes and la
every Instance tha Americana retained
to tha fray with great spirit It was a
veteran American division and tha
opposition to tha terrible onslaught
mad against It justified the confi
dence of tha staff that It waa mora
than equal to anything the crowa
prince bad to offer.
There waa much fighting actually la
the water, where tha Germane tried
to rush their antagonists to tba wrath
bank of the stream. Thar war time
when tha blood-tinted and muddled
stream gava evidence of the violence)
of the conflict There war many
deatha aa a result of slightly wounded
men being drowned.
draft are the same as for thst of Juna 111
with the exception of the minimum German Commander In Ukraine Slain,
height, which haa been lowered to 60 Amsterdam. Field Marshal von
Inches, and tha minimum weight Elchhorn, the German commander la
which has been decreased to 110 the Ukraine, and his adjutant Cap
pound. taln Ton Dressier, were killed by a
bomb in Kiev Tuesday, say an official
added an ocean tonnage of 840.000 to o tha extent of tba casualUes
the capacity of tbe offsbor carrier suatalned by the American forcea In
of tbe United fitatea. tha recent fighting. He said, how-
construction work naa started on in , cUIPRIIII niWfl announcement received here from the
Orhoco canyon road under the auper- rdere4 cable the caaualtiee aa re- COAST LEADS SHIPBUILDlWb t.kralnian capUaI. The WM
vlalon of Forest Supcrvlaor V. V. Harp- l" " wuu,u
ham and T. M. Davie, government rep- out ocre l 0D
reaentatlv of good roada. Tbe road .
la a division of the McKentle Paaa. BRIEF NEWS OF THE WAR
Eugene and Mitchell highway, and la
located In tba Blue mountains, 20 The French have raptured the Im
Haa Laroeet Number of Yarda Equip. tirown at tho men ,Pnil "r "e
riving 10 uieir ueauquaners irom me
ped to Build Ships.
Washington. America s great chain
of ahlp manufacturlea la approaching
completion. There are now 118 fully
Half New Registrants In Class One.
Washington. Provost Marsbal-Gen-
... - ,..,. c . . ..u.ufjiuu. 1 ivivb wluw-UWt
wile eaat of Prlnevllle. It la 1.7 mllea portant enemy baae of Fere-cu-Tarde- "Quipped yards in the United Statea Crowder ,nformed ,ute dratt .
In length, and the coat of Ita conatruo- nol. " olUBr P,ru,u' "u""'
tlon I estimated at $51,500. The line where the German with- Thirty-seven steel yards, which th
. . . 1 . 1 lTnlls4 Ctatna lkl whan Wat KglCfxin
aaxv - .Li,i-. 4 .. ...i a. 1. nra wt' at 1 nam ami nan 1 v at vravai tar flAnin uiiiivu ajvaa iv a uau t vu wvna . . . . .
of Aatorla. haa aent a renueat to the auiuiu 01 we popuianon 10 u ... . , . . class are expected 10 ne placed in clasa
wMMtoctototojZ .blpbulldln, and lumbering center, l. I. northed of Chateau Thierry. The one a. physically quaUfied for genera!
in. of rbUf deout, ml. lo.Por. rcOected In th. .nnu.l achool cen.ua depth from that point gradually be- Increased fro. i way. to m
ihrs. umni.ra and thre. or tour nportt of th varloua county school eoe narrower until 11 la quite email - .
lN?Slidiai .uperlnundent. which h.v ju.t ten on ne.rln. th eastern pivot on th. Tarda for building wooden ship, now
signer, at tnat point during in com- . . . ...., , ...i,.., nh.im. n,i, are in onerat on or near na comnl-
In. eraln aeaaon. compi.wi oy I. a. tourcoui, aupenn- - - -
By a small majority th. Preabyterl.n na" f public In.tructlon. The. nd around Boissons. tna other pivot
aylod 't Orejon at ft. c.ol, Lion f-port. -twlal gain In Khoo. the ground I. .u.ted for defense.
population in Muunoman, ciataop, i"" '" """
Cooa and Wasco counties, while other concentrated artillery, and In-
counties show a decided lose. raatry, knowing tbat If a breach be
at Eugene tabled a resolution recom
mending to the general assembly of
the Presbyterian church that women
b permitted to enr aa minister In
the church a a war measure.
tlon. Tbe 118 yarda which are com
plete ara distributed aectlonally aa fol
low: Pacific coast 48; Atlantic coaat
38; Great Lake, 16 and Gulf coast 1.
ecutives that more than 60 per cent
of the 744.500 registrants in the 1918
ALLIED TROOPS GIVE
GERMANS NO REST
With th French Armlea on th
1,250,000 AT FRONT
OR ON WAY THERE
Washington. The United State ha
In France and on tbe ocean bound for
great battle fronta abroad a total at
1.250,000 men. American fighting
force are reaching Italy.
With 60,000 troops sent laat week,
tbe number of American Midler trans
ported overseas during July la expect,
ed to reach a record of 100.000. Secre
tary Baker and General March, chief
of staff, told membera of tha aenata
Two additional American corps bar
been organised In France, General
March announced. They are th
Fourth and Fifth. .
The Ninety-flrat division, temporari
ly commanded by Brigadier General
Frederick Stein man Folts, which waa
trained at Camp Lew!, American
Lake, Wash.. I a part of the Fifth
army corps commanded by Major Gen
eral Omar Bundy.
The Ninety-first I composed of four
rir.i.l,ilnn of what tirohai.lv will Wad a great majority of the German SuggMi VVIUon Settl lrlh Question. Marne Front Allied patrola crossed
be known a th. Fifth Oregon regl- ,B tns Pocket mu.t be sacrificed. London. The debate In th houa the northern bank of the Kiver Ourcq regiment of Infantry, thre of field
mu. 1 1.. ..n.j ment of tha Oreron national aujrd will n ln oanaa 01 me Marne aoutn or 01 commona on us inao quoouuu euu- ana cat t urea Fere-en-Tardenols, the snmerj, one 01 engineers, rour zob-
ha. now reached Prlnevlll. and upon tart t once. Adjutant-General Will- of th .altent not a single ed In th. defeat of th Irish adherent, great Ge)man base of .upplie chine gun battalion, a battalion of
"mpl.tlon of the ballMtlng of the lam. announced following a conference " Their eudden Tha motion of John Dillon, the nation- The retreat of the crown prince", field signal corp the tralna and mill-
traek and other amalldetalla the road with Oovernor Wlthycombe. The retreat here waa brought about by th. allst leader, condemning tho govern- force along tho whole Marne front ha tary police and dlvlalon headqnartera
111 h. .d foe use , a rousina eei Fifth regiment will Include 13 com- ontant pressure of the French-Amer- menfa Irish policy, wgs rejected by a reached a more preciprrate phase. At company and troop. Th anthorixed
bra Ion Ii being pl.nn.d which will panic, with a minimum .trength of 100 ctn. and Brltl.h. Allied troop, h.v vot of 245 to 106. Mr. Dillon', sug- .orne place, the German, have fallen .trength la 27.153 men and offlcera.
oration I. 'n P'1"""' D'c ... -,,-hin. tun kPt constantly on th. heel, of th. gestlon that the question of Ireland back for a distance of several mile.
rZ and tb . .urroundTng country. company, a supply company, bud- emy nd ,m. p.trol. h.v. adv.nced be referred to President Wilson was French and American troops are harry- TURKEY BREAKS RELATIONS
. i.-.. n,rter. eomnsnv and a full comnle, con.lderably farther than the line In- well received by the bouse, but, aa log the retiring forces in the center,
e.f. ,nneta0r. wall known ment of reglmenUt officers and sani- '1rm Premler A8Q-ultn Pinte1 out- Frenc" d British troop, are Belief Held That Bulgaria Waa Fa
h...hn th anuthwMt In Alhueue tary troop. Tne melhd of retirement adopted by It could not be expected that th Prest- hammering at both flank.
I?" A J i. ,m-m Thr.h "th. .rati.. of th. u. W consl.t. of tint retiring on dent of the United State, would under- Cavalry and tank. In con.lder.bl.
1"" "" - V mnimnv from tivorv twn .n .rrfi.r,,.. task at thl. lima.
among the retiring German, while ered accordina- to direct iBformattnw
Yankee, and French Pre.eed Back, airplane, are bombarding their col- from Constantinople."
London. The Germane hav launch- umn. Tht9 announcement la mad by th
ed a heavy counter attack on th The Incessant .mashing blow left Copenhagen correspondent of th Ex-'
whole Sotssons-Ourcq front Th the enemy nothing to do but retreat or change Telegraph company.
American, have beeu driven out of die. Even their sudden retirement has xB feeling against Germany th
Clerge (four miles southeast of Fere- not relieved the constant harrying. advicea further aay. haa been crowln
In addition to the slashing of car- particularly after last week'a vent.,
airy and the pounding of the tanks. The German. recently demanded tha(
the lives of the German rear-guards crul8er Hamldleh. the only Urge .hip
are being made precarious by Infantry then ,n possession of Turkey, aa com
patrola. Ever alnce the commence- ensatlon for tha Brealan. th. form.
ored In Division of War Spell.
London. "Tha relations between
at Marahfleld by' weighting himself ky law Oregon hs. been able to pro. eompany ,roa W tW? comPle- tak. uch an arduou task at this tlm. numbers have succeeded in getting in 0ermany and Turkey BaTt beea MT.
"""" '" ' " . . . . . then two aeetlona from tha remaining . amnnv th rellrlnv riarmana . Kll. . .. ...
with a heavy automobll. part, filling tect It. cltlxen. again.t the inroads or ' ." ,7.." "Ju
hi. pocket, with scrap Iron and then f.k. .lock and bond salesmen who ' i,k
jumping Into th water, of Coo. b.y. h.v. been giving tb. government .erl- J"r only a fe,w men with
With a view to diverting every poa ou. concern .Inc. th. inauguration of 10 thJ
alb), pound of traffic from .all to wa- th. Liberty loan. Dl.pen.er. of f.k. J.,t
ter line, between Portland and Aatorla, oil and coal .tock hav operated widely 15 !. ZlZl t ll!
Colonel George A. Zlnn, of tb govern- throughout th country and victimized ""'d ' meuver i re-
ment engineer at Portland, ha aaked many people with th. argument that Dc,tca'
th. public .ervlc commlaalon for all fuel needa of th government In th
th data available a to rail and water emergency demand th development of
transportation between . thee, two n.w oil well,
points. Th first unit of the proposed ship-
Th. public aervlc commission ha. ping facilities in th. A.torla harbor
American. Ar. Holding Line.
Paria. American troop, maintain
their position in th region of Ser-Ingei-et
Nesles, which they carried at-
en-Tardenols), while the French have
been compelled to fall back from
Auatrallana Smaah Germane.
LiOnaon. rwo lines or uerman uui i wruiau rcircai au crewi German cruiser whtrh waa Mtnl
.uthorUy to di.reg.rd th. term. In ha. been completed and 1. now ready LTi?'!."1. It AT'"! ,"nihM " tW"?U9 n,"t.B,!rid tt re"?g u' tn nemJ front in th. Dard.nelle. white nnder th.
.mo uiu vi7Fiua iuq &vr 4u- Turkish flag.
ant5, Despite Turkey', protest the Hml-'
! dleh haa departed for Sebaitopol with
Touching on Courtship, the German flag flying.
the contract granted by th. city of to handle whatever of th. great wheat
Ulllsboro to th. North Coaat Power crop of the 'northwest or of general
company providing tbat the company freight may be dispatched that way In
hall furnish water free for municipal It. Journey to th. mart, of tha world,
purposes, according to an opinion glv- The Improvement cost (393.000. , On
en by Attorney General Brown to th. Saturday, August 17, the Port of As
commission. torta will hold th formal opening of
official statement from th war office.
Th Germans made four attacka
against th new French positions east
of Oulchy le-Chateau. They were re
pulsed and the French line waa held
the Bray-Corbie road, east of Amiens,
have been captured by Australian
troops, the war office announced. In
carrying out this operation, the Aua
trallana took 100 prisoners.
. . . .. 0, 1. . . . .. . . . . . fiaeman Duka to Raian Over Finland. . ...... 11. Tm.na r.antura Psaltlana.
A onve on nour noaraera ws con in new duik grain elevator ana oine, 7 . , , , . . r- . rldlno- and she askprt von If rnn Hkmt ww
ducted by federal and county officials which have a storage capacity of i,. ?. Th crown or riniano h London. - German posltlona in the
buckwheat or corn cakes best and you ,08ses trough winter killing of their
Touching courtship in other days.
everl Borneo contribute to column Whaat Grower Aided By Government
levity of the hour. One asks : -Remem- Washington. To aid wheat grower,
ber the time you had her out bugtry ef tn, WMt WQ0 h,T, iutfered aevr
Saturday around Oregon City and ad- JOO.OOO bushel.
Joining communities, with th result
iSxfTK MCrr"' reSi0n' l 1U 1 ' StT aheTantTto kVo" op. nd through drought, Prld.-t
of Mecklenburg-Schwerln end h. ha wera entered by Australian troops, ,nrt Qh ...to, .n. Wilson ha placed 15.000.000 at the
thai-Anton Wantxel. of Canemah. Guv John D. Ryan ava that Uncle Sam accepted, aay. a Zurloh dispatch to L wh0 took 40 prisoner., the war office 0u both tittered, ehr Pittshnrch disposal of the treasury and agricul-
.j Li. ,. . l . n..K.w 1 ... . wMl ayvM K.tra K1 HiV( .....I..... Jour&BiL i AnftAnRearf. Pnftf - - - (upal danaTtmanta II u iMiiAitHfW '
wi uaa sss mm mwhi ivh4,uK vvaa. w.w wn wi, jrvvvw si.vya.iw, ;
tural deoaxtmants, u tu aaaauactd."