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WESTON, OKEGON, FKIDAY. NOV. 7, WW
OREGON NEWS NOTES
OF GENERAL INTEREST
Principal Evmts of the Week
Briefly Sketched for Infor
matlon of Our Readers.
Nlii fast of mow Is reported t th
hd of California gulch Id t'mnl Ilia
Th federal roJ building on In
frlnevlll Mitchell highway hu been
finished lor lb on.
Only It o 40 par runt of required
rolling tork la being luppllnd to lum
ber mllla of Baker county.
Twelve of Ilia IS applicant taking
examination at Balam fur adutlsilon
to tha bar recently were aurceiaful.
Thlrtyva applicant look tha
mlnatlon In Albany for portions aa
reosu enumerators In Mini county,
Mora than thirty arraa will bn aat
out In logsnbarrle and strawberries
thli coming spring In Clataop rotinty.
Methodius of Anilly ara building
110.000 church edifice on a oew all
aar tha bualnaaa cantar of tha city,
Pendleton, oittsen will ba akd to
donat 2(00' for th building of a
church for tha colored people of th
Seven Ibouaand farm record book
publlahad by Oraion Airlcultural cot
lag hava been ordarad by It bank
of th atat.
Five peroo war killed and lit In
jured In th lit automobile accident
within th city of Portland during th
Many atataa will enter exhibit la
th annual horticultural ihow to b
held at Oregon Agricultural College,
Aatorla held cranberry day on Sat
urday, November 1. Every bakery and
restaurant In tha city aerved cranberry
pi aa th loading dub on that dale.
After having been for 10 yeara
landmark of Qlendale and the Tow
Creek country, th old Clarke hotel at
Olat.dal waa Completely destroyed by
No fatality wai rorted to the tate
Induatrtal accident c.Mnmlsalan during
tha week ending October 30. Th
total number of accident reported
II. J. Hhulditriimn, stale corporation,
roinmlimliiiier, left Huiiduy for Clilca
gii, lii-re h ' will appt-ur a a wlliiim
In lint trial of o,''tili of the I'an
Motor company In rnnnec Hon with
Th liiht of about 160 der at clone
range waa the experience of a party
of buntnra who returned recently from
trip near Three I. Ink lake, six' miles
from Rosrlng river on tha upper Cluck
inn. Tha animal, rurally dm and
fawn, cam within a Htone'a throw
of the hunter, In a land.
Colonol W. F. Tucker, United Blitea
army, retired, agd (B. and one of the
lent aurvlvora of high military rank
of tlin army reglmo of a quarter cen
tury ago. dld In Hood ltlvi-r at th
Actual work of boring well to et
out the oil roparl In the vicinity
of lcoinl) will ba begun In n abort
llmo by Ilia Oregon l'etroli-um com
pany, a corporation composed entirely
of I. Inn county mn.
A wild row, jimt arrlvrd from at
ern Oregon, broke looan from Ilia Co
lon iluckyard In Cortland and terror
tied the whole dltrlct between Ken
ton and Lower Alblna before pollc
with rifle finally killed her.
The big plant of the California Pack
ing corporation In Dallaa baa been
buy tha pait aeveral day preparing
a big ahlpmont of prune for tha Eng
Hill market. Tbl consignment will
conlt of 4000 box of IS pound
Tha neceadty of a workhou or
om other Intermediate Initllution
where "flrat termer" aud othera be
tween the age of 18 and 21 yeara.
may ba aent, wa pointed out by Judg
ti. O. tllogham lu In circuit court at
Activities of tha Oregon peniten
tiary In harvesting the flax rropa of
Marlon county farmcra during th
paat aeason will net the grower mora
than f?ooo, according to figure com
piled by Dr. R. Lea Btoluer, warden of
Ralph AuKtiattia Rowley, who had
led an eveniful career a aoldler, mln
liter. wlMiouary, miner and farmer,
and who waa well known over a larg
part of Orngon, died at a honpltal In
Medford from injurlea of an accident
week ago. He waa 76.
Two of tho foremoat aviator In th
United State have arrived In Cortland
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"Police Your Pur"
VOTE FOR G00UC0E
IS RECORD EMKEfl
Chicago A nation wide movement
to pollc our own pocket book and
develop courage of th euatomer It
front of th counter to refuae to boy
an artlclo which h cannot afford, waa
advocated today by orrin c. Lur, Republicans Win In Mtmchu-
vlca-dlrector of th aavlnga dlvlilon u
of th Treasury Department Speak ICtlS, Kentucky tflfl
tng Derore th annual convention of
the International Lyceum and Chau
tauqua Association, In session here,
Mr. Lester ld tbat the development
of courage to refuae to buy and to do
It with aa much grace and pralae aa
the clerk behind the counter name
tli ii prlci. would make economy both
ft:fh.'onubl and repectabl in Amer
The amaablog victory of Calvin
Coolidg, republican, la Mauscha
aetta, re-elected to lucceed hlmaelf aa
governor by the largeet vote, ever pott-'
ed by gubernatorial candidate la that
ttate, ahared honor wlik aa almoaa
"It I eitlmated," Mr. Lester said, equally decisive "dry" victory la Ohl
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WILSON FELICITATES '
COOLIDGE ON VICTORY
Waahlngton. rrldont Wllaon
from hi nick bed Wednesday tele
graphed Governor Calvin Coolidg. Re
publican, of Maatachunelt, congratii
luting him on hla reelection, which
the pnldent aaid waa "a victory for
law and order."
The telegram follow:
"Honorable Calvin Coolidg, Boston,'
Man. I congratulate you upon your
eU-ciloii lis a victory for law and order.
When that I the Iksuo all Americana
White house attaches said thla prob
ably waa the first time In history that
a president had congratulated a can
didate of the opposite political party
on his election to office.. Administra
tion officers shared the president'
MINERS SILENCED BY
Indianapolis, Ind. The atrlke of bi
tuminous miner went Into effect with
the national headquarter here! of the
United Mlno Workers of America si
lenced by restraining order Issued
by Judge A. B. Anderson of the federal
The petition by the government
upon which the order waa based,
charged tbat the union men were con
spiring to limit the facilities for the
production of coal and to restrict the
supply and distribution of the fuel.
Tho writ accordingly commanded them
to refrain from continuing the alleged
Tho petition emphasized that the
suit was based upon a wartime act
under which the government took over
control of the fuel and food supplies
and also pointed out that the strike
would cause cessation of transporta
tion and thus throw back upon the
tnat for most Income an average)
of 20 to 40 per cent may be allotted
for food and from 10 to to per cent
tor clothing. Why should not tha
people of not too small Income atart
a concerted effort to refuse to bny an
article of food or clothing that coata
more than a'proper proportion of the
above percentage? A dollar Is only
half a large a It was four and
half ear ago. We must either In
crease the size of the dollar or adjust
our wants to the alze it now Is.
"In a movement of thla character,
the people would be co-operating with
the merchants In most practical way.
They would make It possible for the
merchant to render the sort of serv
ice that be desire to render to his cus
tomer and which he can only render
na me customer exercises disci etion
and intelligence in hla buying and buys
only those things which bla income
"Goods were made to use, not to aee,
and whon a people will not use them
they will not sell When they will not
sell, they come down In price or go
out of existence."
In discussing thrift and the need for
tho vise use of money, Mr. Lester
nudo especial appeal to the women of
America He said:
"The government movement for sav
ing, conducted through the medium of
the sale and distribution of Thrift and
War Savings Stamp and Treasury
as the moat etriklng result of Taea
Kentucky waa swept into te repub
lican (old In the governorship fight,
but return made It certain that New
Jersey bad reverted to tha democrat!
column. Maryland, tha only other
state in which there wa a serious eoav
test tor the governorship, waa la doubt
with the democratic candidate leading.
In Massachusetts tha police atrika
Issue in Boston was said to undarila
the purely party division at the polls.
' In New Jersey, Edward L Edwards,
democrat running on a "wet" plat
form, had an apparently sai lead of
almost 12.000 over Newton A. K. Bug
bee, republican, bat the I eg Is la tar
will be republican.
The defeat of Governor Jtmes D.
Black, democrat for re-elect! on in
Kentucky, where Edwin P. Morrow,
hla republican opponent, area credited
with a plurality approaching 10.000,
probably will ba mora discussed than
any other etate result by party man
In New Tork state the election turn
ed on judge of tha supreme court
Tammany Hall candidate suffered
complete defeat. '.'
In Philadelphia, Representative J.
Hampton Moore, republican, scored an
easy victory for mayor, and in San
8avlngs Certificates, Is very closely con-. Franco, James Rolpa Jr. waa aweat
nected with the question of the high lBt0 ornc M mayor tor the third tima
living cost The practical and lasting In a non-partisan fight defeating far
answer to this question lies more In mer Mayor Eugene EC ScbaRx.
education than in Investigation. The
o take charge of flying operntlona of ENGINEERS DECRY COURSE public treasury the burden of paying
Total expenditures of the state high
way department from March I. 1919.
to October 20, lt. were IH.722.016. 19.
according to,a report prepared by th
Rainier bulne men have purrhna
ed 1700 feet of water front on deep
water which they expect to donate to
ny Industry which will locate there
with a payroll.
The new open air pavilion recently
completed at tho atate tuberculosis
' hospital at a cost of approximately
lld.iOO. was accepted by the state
board of control.
While tha cargo lumber shipments
from the Columbia river during th
month of October were lighter than
for th preceding month, they totalnd
well over 80,000,000 feet.
In response to an advertisement for
bid for 19.000 cords of wood to be de
livered to the atate Institutions, the
stat board of control received Jiro
poaala for less than 1500 cords.
Pavement of that aeotlon of tha Co
lumbia river hlghwa extending from
the Multnomah county line to Shell
Rock mountain, has been completed.
Tha distance la fifty-seven miles.
A coal famine la threatened In The
Dalle a tha reault of the order Issued
by Director of Ratlroada Mines, which
gives tha railroad admlnlatratlon con
trol of all aoft coal now in transit
A carload of choice Polk county ap
pUs grown by members of the fruit
growers' association Is being mad up
at th packln plant of tho association
In Dallaa for shipment to New Zealand.
W, A. Dalilel, deputy state sealer of
weight and measures, visited more
than S00 towns and cltlea in the
three months ending September 30,
1019, according to the quarterly report
At a meeting of officials and prom
inent residents of Yamhllt county held
the Oregon, Washington and Idaho
Airplane company, recently organised
by prominent Cortland men to place
air transportation on a commercial
Actual construction of homes by the
Salem homebuildera' association will
begin not later than January, accord
ing to announcement. The association
will have a capitalization of $100,000.
I)aed on tho capital stock, It I expect
ed that at least 40 home will be con
atructed, each costing approximately
That difficulty will bo encountered
by officials In keeping tho population conditions worse "and defer,
of tho state hospital for the Insane be- deft'oi." a peaceful settlement.
low the 17G0 mark, as estimated at
Brotherhood Mildly Reproves Uncle
Sam for Strike Policy.
Waxhlngton. Immediate stops for
assembling at Washington of mi in
dustrial conimlKKlon to deal broadly
with present turbulent conditions was
uggeHted by the advisory board of
tho Ilrotliorhood of Locomotive Engin
eers. Deploring tho "attempt at govern
ment by injunction" as "a means of
settling tho coal strike," tho board,
speaking for 85,000 members, declared
injunction proceedings would make
the guaranteed incomes which the gov
ernment contracted to pay the rail
roads when it took control of them.
It was also brought out that the act
In question specifically provided that
It was to continue In force until the
end of the state of war had been pro
claimed by the president.
ALLIES DEMAND REPARATION
Germany Must Make Good For Scapa
Paris. Demand will be made of Ger
many that all violations of the armis
tice shall be made good.
This has been decided upon by the
the time the islaturo made It. .p. Co lnJunctlo Not t0 B, v.e.ted. "Jn Z
proprlallon for the conduct of tho In'
stltutlon during the current term. Is
the opinion of Dr. Griffith, who Is In
In a lot tor received by Governor 01
cott Mrs. A. C. Nowlll of Portland
urgea tho executive to use his salary
as socretary of state, which he has re
turned to the treasury, In defraying
the expense of a spocial session of th
legislature to ratify tho woman suf
frage 'amendment to the foderal con
stitution. With applea stored In every avail
able warehouse In The Dalles, the
canning plant of Llbby, McNeil A
Ljbby la beginning Its canning of ap
ples which it Is estimated will keop
th plant operating at full blast until
February 1. The plant will put up
76,000 case of canned apples this sea
son and 25,000 cases of apple butter.
The desert land board has voted to
lnorease lien on the Carey act lauds
In the Jordan valley Irrigation projoct
from $71 to $100 an acre, with the
proviso, however, that should there be
any profit to the holder, It shall be
Washington. Tbo government can
not accept the proposal of organized
labor to end tho coal strike by vacat
ing the Injunction against the officials
of the United Mine Workers of Ameri
ca, Assistant Attorney General Ames,
in the absence of Attorney General
Palmer, announced that the govern
ment could not abandon Its position
aa the strike, was In violation of law.
the protocol to the German treaty.
The protocol provides that Germany
shall surrender cruisers and destroy
ers to replace those sunk at Scapa
Flow, and also surrender floating dry
docks, lighters, cranes, tugs and other
equipment equal In value to that of
the first-class battleships destroyed,
which Germany cannot replace.
Federal Food Administration found
that 90 per cent of products consumed
in this country passes through th
bands of the women of this country. .
"All the profiteers combined and all
the combines together cannot defeat
the people on this question when they
get Interested enough and Information
enough to act together. The thing I
want to aee in this connection la a
'Refuse to Buy' movement among th
people of this country. A prominent
produce dealer of San Francisco aaid
the other day, 'If the people should
take it into their heads to stop eating
any one perishable food for live days,
they could ruin the market'
"A Pacific Coast newspaper, dis
cussing this statement editorially, put
its finger on the cost of living remedy
when It said: 'It may be that profi
teering Is at the bo'tom of present
high prices, but a man cannot profiteer
If you refuse to buy his goods.'
"Regardless of investigations and
criminal prosecutions, we shall have
the problem of the high cost of living
so long as we have an extravagant and
thoughtless consuming public."
Mr. Lester concluded with an ap
peal for the speeding up of produc
tion, the elimination of useless waste,
consistent and rigid economy and sav
ing and investment of those savings In
government savings securities and
Women ' Rioters Fight Deputies.
Youngstown, O. Bricks and stone
flew while deputy sheriffs fought with
enraged women when a crowd of 150
men attempted to prevent workers
from entering the "Youngstown Sheet
It Metal Tube coinpfuy plant here.
Chamberlain and Baker Clash.
Washington. Secretary Baker and
Senator Chamberlain, democrat of
Oregon, clashed sharply at a hearing
of a subcommittee dealing with the
military justice controversy.
Wyoming I Under Military Control.
Cheyenne, Wyo. Brigadier-General
Benjamin A. Poore, commander of
Fort D. A. Russell, near here, issued
a proclamation assuming "military
control" of the state of Wyoming. He
said ho. was acting at the request of
Governor Carey In the coal strike. Five
hundred cavalrymen are available. One
troop has been dispatched to Rock
I bot w. a. s.-
The street railways of New York col
lected last year $95,000,000, all In
nickels. Save them.
at McMlnnvllle, th county court de- ' divided equally between the tate and
elded that all bridges built in the fu
ture will be of permanent construc
tion. Beautiful fall weather has helped
farmers of th Condon section to fin
ish their harvest, and those who hava
been forehanded with their work have
gown several hundred acres of fall
contractor. Only unsold lands In the
project are said to be affected by the
John F. Robinson, proprietor of the
Domestic, laundry at Pendloton, and
Dr. 0. S. Holslngton, Pendleton phy
sician, were killed almost Instantly,
and Frank Sailing, former county
clerk, waa badly Injured when the au-
Portland Police Chief Resign.
Portland, Ore. Nela F. Johnson ha
resigned as chief of police. Dow V.
Walker, superintendent of the Multno
mah club, has been offered the posi
tion by Mayor Baker.
Merchant Tonnage Will Rival Brltlsm
Washington. Fredlctiou.8 that ships
flying t'.ie American flag will almost
equal the tonnage of Great Britain
by tha t "d of 1920, were made In the
senate by Senator Jones, republican,
of Washington, chairman of the senate
commorce committee. In - introducing
his bills proposing alternative plans
tor a permanent federal shipping policy.
A giant blast or six ton of T. N. T,
set off under Windy Point by contract
ors on the McKenzie Pass highway,
accomplished little except to cause
tremendous amount of work for th
contractors. When the charge was
set off, a mass of atone 200 feet long,
30 feet wide and SO feet high ros
into the air. then settled back into th
rocky walls from which It was torn,
instead of being blown off to one side,
as had been expected. The hundredl
of tons of rock still remain to be re
moved, and another blast Is held las-practicable.
Claim 400,000 Miner Out
Chicago. The nation wide strike of
united mine worker of America start
ed with more than 400,000 miners Idle,
according to the claim of union offi
cials throughout the nation.
There wa little disposition on th
part of operators, or their representa
tives, to challenge the claim of tha
union men. Union claim correspond
ed to the number of paid op union
memberships on file at headquarter
In Indianapolis. 401,488. V
Throughout the country the potting
Into effect of the great walkout waa
The latest figure on the number of
men out were as follow:
Alabama, 23,000; Arkansas, 4000;
Colorado, 5000; Illinois, 90.000; India
na, 28,000; Iowa, 14.000: Kansas, 13,
000; Kentucky, 20,000; Maryland, 4000;
Michigan. 2400; Missouri, 9000; Mon
tana, 4000; New Mexico, 800; North
Dakota, 120; Ohio, 40,000; Oklahoma.
10,600; Pennsylvania, 87,000; Tennes
see. 10,000; Texas, 4000; Utah, 1000;
Washington, C000; West Virginia, 42
000; Wyoming, 8000.
The war department plaeed at th
disposal of General Leonard Wood,
commander of the central department
of the army, the 10th caralry at Port
Sam Houston for use. If necessary, Ik
Colorado In connection with the strike.
Federal troop are In West Virginia.
Tennessee and Wyoming for use la
any emergency and General Wood waa
ready to dispatch further regular army
men to any dangerous spot upon re
quests from civil authorities.
A detachment of federal cavalry
from Fort D. A. Russell reached Rock
Springs, Wyo., and began patrollag
the coal fields. Governor (Cary had
Jiipnn iinnminces Hint It Is to get out
of Shantung not now but soon.
Uncle Sara is making It warm for
the cold storage.
The Mount Hood Railroad company tomoblle in which Mr. Sailing waa lak-
baa removed 42 carloads of sheep
from De. where the animals were
asaembled from lofjged-off tract and
national forests during th last two
Ing them to a meeting of the Knights
Templar In Walla Walla w struck
by an Incoming Walla Walla train at
the grade crossing at Saxe station,
four miles eaat of Pendleton.
Trices will not couio down so loug
as cureless buying keeps them up.
The profiteer mnj be on the run,
but they haven't caught up with him
Don't let the high cost of living cut
lnto the collection plntel
Lots of hunger. Lots of strikes
but nobody on a hunger strike. '
Lake and Harney county stockmen,
learning by the experience of lost
year, have accumulated large stores
of hay tor the wlntertng of stock in
case heavy snows cover the grass oa
the open rar?e. The general selling
of cattle, w-.ch at one time during
the year seemed to doom the big live
stock business in the southern conn
ties, now has virtually stopped, and
there is a big demand among the eat
tlemen for one and Jwo-year-old heif
ers, it 1 said'.
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