Œltr ]Fallö (£itir N wib WORLD’S DOINGS om II » « Act « ( CVnyrraa of March S. 1ST«. News Offic«. 8J. Subacriptioo KaUa: On.yoor, 1100; a il moath«, 10 canta; thraa month«. 16 canto; nin«W copr. 6 cto. Adrarttalnt H a t «: Duplay. 16 cantanu Inch! Butin eaa Notices. 1 cant« A lin o ; For Sola. Rent. Exchange. Want and Pay Kntartainmant So- tlcoa 6 eta. a li ne. Card o< Thanka 60 CM; Logo Notice», legal rotes. Copy for new ada. amlctaangeashould be sent to The New« not later than Wednesday I s s u e d E v e r y S a t u r d a y M o r n in g Brief Resume of General News From Ail Around the Earth. UNIVERSAL HAPPENINGS IN A NUTSHEll Live News Items of All Nations and Pacific Northwest Condensed for Our Busy Readers. OFFICIAL DIRECTORY OF FALLS C ITY H. J. Grimn, Mayor. R. M. Wonderly. Councilman-at-Large Q. W. Brentner. tieonse C. March, C. J. Bradley. councilman I. G. Singleton, C. L Hopkins. N. Selig. C. K. McFherren. Auditor and Polic* J « # f« Walter L. Tooie Jr., City Attorney. Pat Murphy. Marshal and W ater Supt. M. L. Thompson. Treasurer Dr. F. M. Hellwarth. Health Officer. TheCouncii meets in regular session on the first Monday night of each month, at 7 » o’clock, in the office of the Falls City News. P H Y S IC IA N F. M. HELLWARTH PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON Office one door east of P. O. Office and r>i « <}/;*} RekMence I 0 0 0 6 «500 A cherry tree at W hite Salmon, Wash., yields 1071 pounds o f fruit. The sudden onrush o f Russians on the East front amazes the Germans. The French take H ill 97, which dom inates the Somme, a point o f vantage. The winter wheat crop o f for the Northwest is estimated at 23.000,000 bushels less than in 1915. The funeral o f Lieutenant Adair, killed in the Carrizal battle in Mexico, was held in Portland Wednesday with military honors. Major U. G. McAlexander, of O. A. C., has been promoted by Preaident Wilson to the rank o f lieutenant- colonel o f the Oregon troop« on the border. professional CarOs Falls City, Urvgon Ißusincss Carte HOTEL jfallsCitvilbotel S a m p l e R o om s Bast A c c o m m o d a tio n s F . O r o e g e , P r o p r ie t o r B A RK ER SHOPS Bohle’s B arber Shops Fa lls C i t y , O re g o n Whtrt y»u can get a Shave, Hair Cat, Bath or ‘Shins' Agent for Dallas Sttam Laundry Bundles forwarded Tuesday evening MONUMENTS G . L. H A W K I N S M A R B LE AN D G R A N ITE MONUMENTS D a lla s , O re gon 43SQCÌ&L& JUSTICE p.WVDtlS AMO M X 8XHNDEIJ The Union Pacific decides to cut the This photograph shows Associate Justice Louis D. Brandcis (or the first time in his lumber freigh t to Eastern points 5 cents, making the tariff 45 cents per robes of office. hundred pounds, instead o f 50 cents. The change is due September 1. One o f Captain K oenig’s first acta after he moved his ship up the harbor General Smuts, in command o f the from quarantine early Monday was to British forces in German East Africa, announce that the Deutschland was has occupied Tanga, according to a only one o f a fleet o f mammoth aub- statement issued by the war office. mersibles built or building for a regu The Germans offered only slight resist Batlimore— The daring German sea lar trans-Atlantic freight and mail ance. men who brought the submarine mer service. He said the next to come No trace o f J. F. Gillies, the em chantman Deutschland across the A t would be the Bremen, and that she bezzler o f Washington state funds, lantic slept quietly aboard their vessel might be looked for at aome port along who escaped from the Thurston county the coast within eight weeks. jail Sunday, has been found. He is which lay moored to a carefully screen The German catpain submitted his thought to be eluding the law in fem i ed pier guarded by a strong squad of craft to a thorough inspection by the nine apparel. Baltimore police. Captain Paul Koe surveyor o f the port and an agent of These Captain Koenig, of the submarine nig, the skipper, had delivered bis pa the department o f Justice. which successfully ran the British pers to the North German Lloyd office, officers agreed that there was on sign blockade and landed in Baltimore Sun entered his vessel at the custom-house of armament o f any description on day, declares many more such craft are as a commerce carrier, and had pre board, and that there waa no doubt in being built and w ill be put into the sented to a German embassy official a their minds about the boat's being en packet o f correspondence for von titled to the status o f an ordinary mer service o f carrying commerce. Bernstorff. chantman. An Amsterdam dispatch says that Now the submarine is ready to dis The captain asserted that hia voyage Dr. Frederick W. K. von Ilberg died charge her million-dollar cargo of dye had established the fact that a subma in Berlin Sunday. Dr. von Ilberg had stuffs and take on board for the return rine o f the type o f the Deutschland the special case of the throat affection trip to Germany metal and rubber could travel anywhere that the ordi from which the German emperor has needed by the emperor’a armies and nary vessel could go, 13000 miles, if suffered for many years and was one necessary. He had no fears, he said, navy. o f the emperor’s most intimate friends. The return merchandise is waiting o f his ability to elude enemies that The Dagens Nyheder, at Copenha on the dock, and the time for leaving might be waiting for him off the V ir gen, announces that a sea battle is port will depend largely on plans for ■ ginia Capes when he starts his return believed to have occurred in the Baltic eluding vigilant enemy cruisers expect trip. outside o f H sefringe on Sunday night. ed to be waiting outside the entrance “ I w ill be able to submerge within Violent cannonading was heard from of Chesapeake Bay for the reappear the three-mile limit, and they cannot several points on the coast and it is ance o f the vessel. catch me a fter that,” he said. presumed that the German and Russian patrolling squadrons clashed. GERMAN SUBMARINE IS ENTERED AS MERCHANTMAN According to the London morning papers it probably w ill be well into the year 1917 before the new Irish parlia ment is set up. L ittle can be done other than the introduction of the bill before Parliament rises early in Au gust for a recess o f some six to eight weeks, so that the passage o f the bill is not likely before late in October. F U N E R A L DIRECTOR German casualties from the begin ning o f the war to the end of June, as computed from official German lists, are given as 3,012,637. These figures include all German nationalities. They do not include naval casualties or cas ualties of colonial troops. They are not an estimate made by the British authorities, but merely casualties an nounced in German official lists. Russsian army in Turkey retires 80 miles in Bagdad region to await cooler weather. The new Swiss war loan o f 100,000,- 000 francs at 4 per cent, issued at 97, has been oversubscribed by 51,000,000 francs. Notice to News Subscribers A mark here indicates that your subscription is delinquent. Please call and fix it. ( Admiral Jeilicoe, o f the British navy, reporting on the North Sea naval battle, estimates the Germans lost 21 ships. A new project for saving life at the time o f naval engagements is reported from Copenhagen. It is ssid several prominent Danes intend to organize a fleet of several hundred motor boats along the west coast o f Jutland. These boats, flying the Red Cross flag, will be sent out to pick up the wounded after each sea battle. f ------------- -- - - - - - - - - - - - - \ SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY Passenger Train Schedule Effective Oct. 4,1914 WBSTBOUSD Salem . . . D a lla s . . . F a llsC ity . B l’kRock. EAHTBOI HD 161 1«! am . am. 7;00 9.45 8.15 11.02 8.50 11.35 11:55 164 16« am. pm. B l’k R ock 1.05 9.30 1.25 Falls City. D a lla s . . . 10.10 2.00 Salem . . . 11.01 3.15 l«7 pm. 4.00 5.30 6.05 ITO pm. 6.10 6.40 7.45 A. C. P ower «, A oent A OMNIBUS REVENUE BILL PASSES Newest Photo o f Republican Chairman HOUSE, INCREASING INCOME TAX f — — . . . . . . . ■ ■» Washintgon, D. C.— The administra tion omnibus revenue bill, creating a tariff commission, imposing a protec tive tariff on dyestuffs, repealing pres ent stamp taxes and providing for new taxes on incomes, inheritances and war munitions profits, passed the house late Monday by a vote o f 240 to 140. During the closing hours o f debate several amendments, providing for elimination o f the bankers’ tax and modifying the tariff commission sec tion, were adopted over the opposition o f Democratic leaders. The amendments cut the salaries of members o f the tariff commission from $10,000 to (7500 annually; struck out the provision under which no member or former member o f congress could serve on the commission, and provided a single appropriation o f (300,000 to pay expenses o f the commission the first year, instead o f the b ill’s stipula tion o f a continuing annual appropria tion o f that amount. The entire sec tion levying a tax o f (1 for each (1000 of capital, surplus and undivided profits held by bankers was stricken out. Many amendments proposed by the ways and means committee b I bo w e re adopted, including one under w h ich cigarette manufacturers must pay a special tax of 3 cents for every 10,000 cigarettes. W U //1 M WILLX.OA ThiB is the latest photograph o f W il liam R. Wilcox, new chairman o f the Republican National committee, who w ill manage the campaign for the election o f Charles E. Hughes. Washington, D. C.- -The Oregon & California Railway company Wednes day served notice on the legislative and executive branches of the govern ment that it intends to go into court and question the constitutionality ot the land-grant law recently passed by congress. Incidentally, the railroad company asserst that the law, proposing to re vest title to grant lands in the govern ment, is unconstitutional. I f the government under that law undertakes to pay back taxes to the Oregon counties the railroad serves notice that it must do ao at its own risk and subject to future court decis ions. How the railroad company is going to proceed in the courts to teat the constitutionality o f the law is not known by the railroad attorneys here. They merely had instructions to serve the company’s notice on the President, on congress. Secretaries Lane and Houston, the attorney general and Treasurer Burk. Germ an U -lin er To Be Classed As Peaceful Merchant Ship Munitions of War for Twelve Months Predominating Factor - Steel and Iron Take Big Jump. Washington, D. C.— The country’s foreign trade during the fiscal year ending with last month reached a total of (0.626,000,000, exceeding by many milliuna all previous records, according to preliminary ligurea announced Thursday by the Commerce depart ment. Exports were valued at (4 ,- 346,000,000 and importa at $2,180,- 000 , 000 . The figures are based on complete returns for the first 11 months o f the year and estimates for June. The war munitions trade waa the predominating factor in eslabiahing the new ex|H>rta record. Iron and steel ex|>urU jumped from (226,000,000 In the previous flsrall year to (618,- 000,000, and explosives from $41,000,- 000 to (473,000.000. In 1914 the ex plosives exporta amounted to only $6,- Raw cotton exported during the fis cal year was valued at (370,000,000, compared to (376,000,000 the year previous; wheat and flour, (314,000,- 000, compared to (428,000,000; meats, (270.1KI0.000. compared to (206,000,- 000; copper manufactures, (170,000,- 000 compared to (109,000,000; miner al oils, (166,000,000, compared to (134,000,000; braae and manufac tures, (126,000,000, compared to (21,- 000,000; automobiles and parts, (123,- 000,000, compared to (68,000,000; chemicals, (123,000,000, compared to (46,000,000; cotton manufactures, $112,000,000, compared to $72,000.- 000. Principal imports w ere; Sugar, (206,000,00(1, compared to (174,000,- 000 in the fiscal year 1916; rubber and ita substitutes, (169,000,000, compared to (87,000,000; hides and skins, (167,- 000,000, compared to (104,000,000; raw wool, (146,000,000, compared to (68,000,000; raw ailk, $122,000,000, compared to (81,000,000; coffee, $117,000,000, compared to (107,000,- 000, and chemicals and drugs, (108,- 000,000 compared to (84,000,000. Infantile Paralysis Germ May Be Isolated, Méditai Men Declare Impeachment Proceedings Tabled. Washington, D. C.— President W il son Thursday agreed to accept the res ignation of Major General Goethala as governor of the Panama canal at an early date, to be fixed by the general. General Goethals called at the W hite House and again urged his desire to resign the governorship and retire from the active list o f the army, now that his work o f building the canal had been finished. Colonel Chester Hard ing, now engineer o f maintenance in the canal zone, probably w ill lie ap pointed governor. Cost o f Living Recedes. Washington, I). C— The coet o f liv ing, after rising steadily since 1907, except in 1911, took a downward trend during 1915. A report by the bureau o f Labor, issued Thursday, analyzing retail prices o f 29 articles o f food, shows that relative retail prices during 1916 averaged one point lower than in 1914. Meats, lard and eggs averaged from 1 to 9 per cent lower, while po tatoes were 22 per cent lower. Wheat, flour, corn meal and granulated sugar were higher than in 1914, flour being 20 per cent and sugar 11 per cent. Germans Hold Canadians. Ottawa, Ont.— Canadian prisoners In Germany were sentenced to a year in jail by the Germans for refusing to make war munitions, according to a letter received here from Corporal Daniel A. Simmons, form erly a prison er in Germany and now transferred to the internment camp in Switzerland. Corporal Simmons writes that Corporal Harry Hogarth is one o f those who refused to make munition« o f war. Banks' Opinions Differ. Theodore Tobiaaon, owner o f a mil New York— A wide divergence of linery store in Spokane, was shot and opinion among the banks o f the coun killed in his store by Alphonse Pan- try as to Whether the Federal reserve siera. Pansier«, according to the po act has been successful a fter a year’s lice, said Tobiaaon owed him (6000. operation is shown in a report issued It is understood that the report that Tuesday by a N ew York trust com Sir Edward Grey, the English foreign pany, which has completed a nation secretary, it to be raised to the peer wide survey o f the attitude o f banks age, is correct, and that in fact he al toward the act. More than 6000 re ready has accepted such an offer. A plies were received to the queries sent baronetcy o f the United Kingdom out, 1760 o f them being favorable, 1773 unfavorable, and 1811 noncommittal. probably w ill be conferred upon him. King o f Annam Deposed, Paris — Duy-Tan, the 16-year-old king o f the French protectorate o f An nam, on the China sea, has been de throned as a result of a revolt o f An- namites at Quang-Ngai, which he has been accused o f having fomented. The governor general o f French Indo-China reports that the outbreak was sup pressed quickly and the king arrested near Hue. He is succeeded by Prince Bun-Dao, who has just been crowned king in his stead. T w o Colonels Dropped. Camp Whitman, Green Haven, N. Y. — Colonel Louis D. Conley and Lieu tenant Colonel John D. Phelan, o f the 69th New York regiment, were order ed mustered out o f the Federal service Wednesday just as the regiment was entraining here'for Texas. The order came from Major General Leonard Wood. The cause was given as “ phys ical disability.” The news caused con sternation in camp. A report was prev alent that the regiment would mutiny. Vienna admits defeat o f the Aus trians, when they were driven back nearly five miles from their positions. ALL EORMER RECORDS BROKEN Washington, D. C.— Impeachment proceedings against H. Snowden Mar shall, United States attorney at New York, were tabled Wednesday by the house judiciary committee, which by a divided vote ad poled a resolution rec ommending to tho house that no fur ther proceedings be taken against him. The action of the committee in such cases usually is sustfaned by the house, and the vote, therefore is expected to close the whole proceeding, which or iginated with Representative Buchan an, o f Illinois, who was indicted in connection with an investigation of Labor's Peace Council at New York at the instance o f Mr. Marshall. Washington, D. C.— Final decision by the State department that the Ger man submarine Deutschland is a merchant ship entitled to all privileges accorded under International law to a belligerent-owned freigh ter waa fore cast Wednesday night on receipt o f preliminary reports on an inspection of the underwater liner at Baltimore by naval officers and treasury officials. Collector Ryan, o f Baltimore, tele graphed the Treasury department that a thorough examination o f the boat by himself and Captain C. F. Hughes, ap pointed by the Navy deparmtent to as sist, he adhered to hia previous opinion that the vessel is an unarmed merchant man, incapable o f conversion for war like purposes, "w ith ou t extensive structural changes.” Fishermen Lost in Gulf. Mobile, A la .— The wreck of the fish ing smack Philip Keyes probably has added eight to the death list o f the Gulf hurricane. Two survivors o f the crew were picked up at Dauphin Island. Petitions carrying 75,000 names in support o f initiative No. 24, which au thorizes the operation o f breweries and sale of beer direct to consumers, were filed with the secretary o f state of Washington. It is estimated that 60,- 000 o f the petitioners w ill be found qualified to sign, while the law needs only 32,000 signatures to place on the ballot. Export Trade Twice That o f Im ports During Sam e Period. New York— While Health Commis sioner Emerson declined Thursday to diseusa the report that a New York physician haa succeeded in isolating the germ o f infantile paralysis, great importance was attached by medical men to the meeting of phyaiciana to be held at once, which w ill be devoted to a diacuusaion o f the disease which has cost more than 260 lives in this city since the epidemic began. Among the speakers w ill lie Dr. Simon Flexner, o f Rockefeller Found ation, who is devoting his energies to a study of infantile paralyaia. It was semi-offirially admitted that scientists have progressed so far that they are testing a culture in which they believe they w ill find traces o f tho germ and ultimately isolate it. There was s feeling of optimism in the health department, not only be cause there were few er cases reported, but because all agencies combating the epidemic are in complete co-operation. Depositors Back Lorim er. Chicago--W m . I-orimer, ex-United States senator, Wednesday found him self with s full-fledged organization of more than 4000 depositors o f the de funct La Salle-street Trust & Savings Bank, who had lost their money in the crash o f that institution, pledged to aid him in his plana to reimburse them for “ every dollar they had lost.” At a mass meeting the depositors, some o f them women, whose entire savings had gone in the bank failure, organized themselves into a club to aid in the re habilitation o f his various enterprises. while he ate his dinner neighboring growers inveigled hiB employes away by offering the bait o f higher pay. The larger growers have suffered ir reparable loss, and their fruit is spoil ing on the plants because o f the labor shortage. That is the reason they are resorting to outlawry to harvest their crops. IDREIGN TRADE IN YEAR 6 BILLIONS 000, 000. Railroad Company Takes Land Grant Issue Into Courts Growers Steal Berry Pickers. Tacoma, Wash. — Wholesale brigand age exists in the Puyallup valley. Berry pickers worth their weight in gold are the booty; respectable citi zens and fellow-members o f co-oper ative associations are the brigands. The human spoil, with all its goods and chattels, children and dogs, sport shirts and scalloped skirts, is carried away in highpowered automobiles to berry patches, where the pickers are watched like prisoners o f war. H. Shepherd, o f Alderton, was one of the heaviest sufferers Tuesday, for D M r . H om e S e e k e r - C IT Y , O R E G O N C O M E L T L O S FA and Buy O rc h a rd Land ERfNCH AND BRITISH TAKE EIGHI MILES OE GERMAN TRENCHES | I.ondon The capture o f the whole of the Germans’ llret system o f defense on a front o f 14,000 yards (nearly sight miles) after 10 days and nighta o f continuous fighting, waa announced WttdneiHtay in the official report from Hritlah headquarters in France. The number o f prieonere taken exceede 7600. “ A fte r 10 daya and nighta o f contin uous fighting our troop« have complet ed methodical capture o f the whole of the enemy's first system o f defense on a front o f 14,000 yards," says the re port. “ The system o f defense consist ed o f numerous and continuous lines of lire trenches, support trenches and re serve trenches, extending for various depths from 2000 to 4000 yards. It included five strongly fortified villages, mimeroua heavily wired and entrench ed woods and a large number o f im mensely strong redoubts. “ The capture o f each o f these trenches represented an operation of some importance, and the whole of them are now in our hands. “ The German auccea in the recap ture o f Tronee W o o d , a fter costly cas ualties, waa o f short duration. Tues day we recaptured nearly the whole o f this wood. All but the northern most end is again in our hands. “ A|>art from the number o f guns hidden in houses and buried in the de bris, etc., we have in the couree of these operations brought in 26 field gun«, one naval gun, one anti-aircraft gun, and one heavy howitzer, while the number o f German prisoners cap tured exceeds 7600." lh f a «.t.ftlr a a t ra lla City. IN>U CooaUr. O r a «««. Tele phone aSNRMNMf Of CURRENT WEEK D. L. WOOD à SON, Publisher«. K n t.rm l • • »•.•ond <■».«• New Supreme Court Member and Wife. Goethals Allowed to Go.