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FALLS CITY NEWS
V O L. X I
F A L L S C IT Y . O R E G O N . S A T U R D A Y , J U N E 19, 1915
OFF IRISH COAST?
I fuel supply ami Ihcn sinking I hem
I Hgulu, unii that It was easy lo Imagine
that they have constructed large tanks
thut could be towed under water.
Tills officer admitted that this w u h
possible, though he did not believe It
hud been done
lie suld (hat tho use
of such tanks was proposed some time
ago to this government, hut lie better
ed, lu tho light of u grout deal o f In
! formation that ho hail received, that
the Germini submarines were not fo l
lowing the secret buso practice. Ho
poluted out lliut II was necessary for
■iilimiirlnos lo replenish tln-ir supplies
o f torpedoes, soiueililng Hint could not
! tie done from a secret base as easily iih
replenishing gasoline stock, mid thut,
! what was even more Important, the
S u b m s rg sd T a n k s In In ls U C o u ld F u r work of the men who operated German
submarines was so exacting and the
n ish Q aso lino to U nd orsoa C r a ft .
strain upon them so tcrrlllc that It
How owor, T o rp s d o s s M ust Bo R a p ltn -
would lie necessary for the crews to
lahsd and C ro w s M u st H a v a R o st Off return to their German liases after
th s B o a ts.
their raids to recuperate. This officer
also said that, while It was barely I sis
Wnahlngton.—Speculation as to tits
slide that the Germana might he mak
Gt-rtuaii* having «.•stubllsUwl secret sub ing use o f some remote Island or cove,
marine buses lu Isolated rovva along there were lis* many persons OH watch
tin* Irish roast was revived lu semi around tho Irish const for such bases
official circles lu Washington by the to remain easily a secret.
Speculation as to Hew Raid
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NAVAL MEN DOUBT THEORY
publication o f a (lls|tutcb froui Crook
haven. Irelnuil, which tobl o f u auburn ARCHDUCHESS AT T H E FRONT.
rlue having been sighted uud tired
D a u g h te r of A u s t r ia n C o m m an d er In
tiI »on near that place.
C h is f H o ad s R ed C ro s s C o rp s.
For sumo time there baa been a
Vienna.— Tho Archduchess Isabella,
strong belief here that there have been
secret submarine bases o f this eliarac duughter o f Archduke Frederick, com
ter somewhere along the western or mander In chief of the Austrian forces.
southwestern coasts o f Irelaud. It was Is now seeing uctuut service ut the bat
definitely nsrertiiIned, however, that no tle front. 8bo is lieutl o f one o f the
Information had been received by the Austrian Bed Cross corps and »(»ends
navy department from its Intelligence a great deal o f time at her father's
sources nlirond confirming the discov headiiuarters.
The Austrian Bed Cross Is an admi
ery o f any o f the au|>|»o«ed secret buses.
I f there ure any such buses the In rably organized body o f workers and
dentations In the shores uf Ireland
muy have liccu conveniently utilized
by the tiermuns for thut purpose.
In the absence, however, o f definite
knowledge that such a base has been
established, well iuforuied naval ottl
ceru cast doubt ou this explanation of
the facility with which (ieruiun sub-
marines have been able to operate lu
the stretch o f water between Fastnet
rock, the first lighthouse seen by trans
atlantlc passengers bound for Queens
town and Liverpool, and Bishop’s rock,
where they catch their llrst glimpse
o f n lighthouse when going to Booth
Naval ottlcers apparently lire agreed
on one point that none o f the subiuu
rlnea that have uttacked merchant
ships off the south and west coasts of
Ireland have gone to those sections ol
the Herman naval war zone around the
British Isles by wujr o f the strait of
I lover or the English channel. The
British have so effectively protected
the approach to the English channel
by a mine held extending from Ostend
to the entrance to the Thames that no
German warship. Hunting or subma
rine. lias yet been tdiowu to have pass
ed that obstruction.
Naval officers here do not believe
Photo by American Press Association.
that submarines could successfully
pass through this mine Held. They A IIC - m iP K B F K K l i l l . l C K A S P P A l 'l U l T U t ,
also point to Iho announcement recent
ISABELLA. AT rttONT.
ly made In parliuiuctit thut England
on Its humane work In a
had bceu able successfully to trans
quiet but very effective manner.
port about 750,000 soldiers from Eng
Archduke Frederick has been one of
land to Franco anil Belgium across the
the most conspicuous figures in the
channel without the lose o f a single
war. He has been directing the opera
transport or the death o f a single man
during the cross channel Journey. If tions against both the liusshins and
Italians and is now confronted by an
German sulmiarlnea were able to go
other emergency, the possible entrance
to the south coast o f Ireland by the
o f lloumiiuin into the w ar on the aide
chunncl route and there sink merchant
o f the allies. It Is stated that the Itou-
ships. It Is pointed out. the same sub
inanlun army consists o f 1,000.000 well
marines could have sunk British troop
trained and well armed men, who will
ships, which would be o f greater mili
be stationed along a 000 mile frout in
tary advantage to Germany than the
event o f her participation In hostilities.
mere sinking o f merchant ships, which
curry only iionconitmtunts.
W ith the English channel approach
to the west and south coasts o f Ire
land as well ns to tho Seilty isles
closed. Iho Gorman submarines would
have to lake the North Hon and norih
o f Kcotlnnd route to the western shores
o f the British Isles. Having once sent
submarines to (ho Irish coast. It w-as
said here, tho GerinatiH might obviate
the long Journey around Scotland, to
and from Ireland and Germany, by es
tablishing secret bases on the Irish
coast, and the theory Is very strong
that this has been doue.
Grand Junction. Colo. — Coming to
The naval experts, however, believe
Grand Junction to examine the skele
that the submarines have made the
ton o f the dinosaur found south o f the
Journey back and forth around Scot
city recently, Professor J. D. Flgglna
land. One high naval officer suld that
tho Germans were known to huve sub o f the City Purk museum in Denver
marines with a steaming radius of j found another while searching the
4,000 or 5,000 miles, which could easily hills. He expects to have It excavated
negotiate the long Journey.
It was and removed to Denver to be mounted
suggested to him that If there were se In the museum.
Professor Piggies, with two guides,
cret bases on the Irish const there
might lie submerged tanks o f gasoline viewed the pile o f bones o f the petri
which tho submarines could visit at fied dinosaur recently located nnd
n|ght, raising them to replenish JJielr found the bones much M attered and
BY A DENVER MAN
Scientists at Work Trying to
Collect All of the Bones.
-Home were carried
away by specimen hunters. H e found
several hard, round rocks which he
declared to lie the stones a dinosaur
swallowed to grind food with, as a
chicken swallows pebbles
He kept ou the trail and toon found
small silvers o f boue and a large Joint
sticking out o f the ground.
He slaked the place and returned to
Grand Junction and states that he will
Immediately atari the work o f having
the huge skeleton uncovered.
Judging from the formation where
the bones were found, there la every
reason to believe that the skeleton can
be taken out In more than ordinarily
Professor Flgglna said It has always
been tho case that when petrified
skeletons o f dinosaurs have been found
In Colorado some eastern museum has
swooped In and captured the prize,
while Colorado's own museum stands
devoid of any o f the specimens found
In Its own state. I f this prove« to be
a fairly good specimen It will be placed
lu the Denver museum as rapidly as
the work can be accomplished.
While there Is no way o f determin
ing the size o f the saurian until some
excavation Is made, the size o f the
Joint fouud protruding from the ground
Indicates that the animal was as larga
as the largest ones found tn the valley.
C LU B.
S t . P a u l B a c h e lo r G ir ls ’ C lu b Is N e w a
N am e O n ly ,
St. Paul.—The Bachelor Girls' club
rtf 8t. Paul danced Itself out o f exist
ence at the armory. Sixth and Ex
change streets, after ten o f the origi
nal thirteen members had fallen before
the marksmanship o f Dan Cupid. It
was the twelfth and last dance given
by (he club, nnd at the stroke o f 1 a
few mornings ago the last vestige o f
the club as an organization vanished
like Cinderella under the spell o f the
The club was organized five years
ago. nnd the members, bound by sol
emn oaths o f bachelorhood, remained
Intact for u time
Cupid battered at
tho ramparts, and one after another of
the members capitulated until five
alone wore left. Suddenly two o f these
fell, and n double wedding announce
ment carried dismay to the hearts o f
the remaining three.
GOOD FITTING %
GOOD WEARING 1
• r* b
OUR STOCK OF SHOES IS BIG. WE CARRY
THEM IN ALL WIDTHS. T H A T ’S WHY WE CAN
FIT YOU. OUR SHOES ALSO MAKE THE FOOT
LOOK NEAT AN0 TRIM: TH EY WEAR A LONG
THE BRANDS OF HOSE WE SELL HAUE STOOD
THE T E S T AT WEARING.
ALL SHOES AND HOSE FOR THE SAME
MONEY ARE NOT THE SAM E QUALITY. TRY
OURS JUST ONCE. THAT’S (IL L WE ASK.
N. S E L IG ’S
FALLS CITY D E P A R T M E N T STO R E
SCHOOL DISTRICT No. 57,
POLK COUNTY, OREGON
LINER’S CREW ACCUSED
BUDGET FOR SCHOOL YEAR 1915-16
LACK OF D ISCIPLIN E ON LUSITANIA County Superintendent of Polk
County, Oregon, will hold the re
F o r w h a t p u rp o »e
to b e ra ise d
A m o u n t to t e
Fuel and lights
Supplies for Domestic
Science and Manual
Notes to be retired
Total to be raised
Less Credits its follows:
From State and Hijfh School
Funds estimated at $4.079.12.
Balance to be raised by tax $7,-
Total valuation as shown by
assessment roll, $896,360.
Unpaid warrants and bills to be
paid for year 1914-1915, estima
ted at $2,650, which will be cover
ed by uncollected 1914 tax.
The above budget adopted at
the regular meeting of the Board
of Directors of School District
No. 57, held at the J. C- Talbott
Furniture Store. Wednesday May
26th, at 8:15 P. M.
J. J. Sammons,
N. A. Lunde,
A ttest :
J. C. Talbott, Clerk.
I, J. C. Talbott, Clerk of Dis
trict No. 57, hereby certify that
the above is a true copy of the
budget made up for 1915 and
1916 as submitted to me by the
above School Board.
J. C. T albott ,
’ Clerk District No. 57.
Notice is hereby given that the
gular examination of applicants
Saving of Selves Intimated as Chief for State Certificates at Dallas,
Interest: Percentage of Women
and Children Saved Is
Commencing Wednesday, June
1915, at 9 o ’clock a, m., and
London, June 17.— The public in
quiry into the sinking of the steamer
Lusitania by a German submarine
w as ended today.
W hen the attorneys connected with
the case were asked for their opin
ions today, A . C. Edwards, M. P.,
representing the Seamen’s Union,
said it was obvious that if a zig-zag
ging course were an element o f safe
ty, as an Adm iralty expert had testi
fied, then the captain and owners of
the steamer “ showed grave culp
"H a d it anything to do with the
calamity?” asked Baron Mersey.
M r. Edw ards replied that I he evi
dence disclosed the company was ec
onomizing in the consumption o f
The only question on which Baron
Mersey desired light was the state
ment o f D. A . Thomas, the coal oper
ator, that while the first and second-
class passengers were calm and the
stewards and stewardness brave and
helpful, the steerage passengers were
in confusion and members of the
crew were mainly interested in sav
ing themselves, giving a general ap
pearance o f lack o f discipline.
Solicitor-General Smith presented
statistics o f those saved, showing
that 41 per cent o f the crew, 38.8
per cent of the male passengers, 38.6
per cent o f the female passengers
(Concluded on page 4.)
continuing until Saturday, July
3, 1915, at 4 o ’clock p. m.
W ednesday Forenoon
Writing. 17- S. History, Phy
W ednesday Afternoon
Reading, Composition. Methods
in Reading, Methods in Arithme
Arithmetic, History of Educa
tion, Psychology. Methods in
Grammar. Geography. Amer
ican Literature, Physics, Methods
in Language, Thesis for Primary
Theory and Practice, Ortho-
School Law, Geology, Algebra,
General History, Bookkeeping.
H. C. S eymour ,
County School Superintendent.