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WILSON DECLARES EOR
WORLD’S DOINGS PRESIDENT
"BIG AMERICA” IN ACCEPTANCE RAILROAD STRIKE
Of CURRENT WEEK
ORDER CANCELED About Oregon
O f G eneral Interest
l-ong Branch. N. J.—President Wil
D. L. WOOD * 80N,
Saturday formally opened hia cam
paign for re-election with a speech ac
B a tm d aa a*coa.l <•»•» i»»tl »t t a . postum«*
cepting the Democratic nomination, in
• I Fäll* City. Pol* i'o a o tj. O t h « . • « » « tk*
S e t of CoogroM of M arek I . 1ST»
which he characterized the Republican Senate Quickly Passes Adamson Eight-
party as a "practical and moral fail
Ttltphost New» om«. D .
Hour Day Measure.
ure," defended his Mexican and Euro
S ahaerirtion Ratas: On» paar. *1.00; aia m o n th s
M c a sta , thraa m o n th s t t canta; ala c ia esp y , » a ta.
achievements of hia administration,
and declared for a "big America."
A tir a r ti lin g R atea; D u p la y , 18 c en ia a n In c h ;
In his speech President Wilson was
B ualn eta S o ttesa, i c an ta a U n a : Por Sala. Rant.
B ic h a n ft. W an t a n d Pay E n te r ta in m e n t No UNIVERSAL HAPPENINGS IN A NUTSÎ1BJ unsparing in his criticism of the Re
tice*. 5 eta. a U na. C ard o f T h a n k a 80 e ta ; L acs
publican party as a party of "masterly
Nolle««, leg al rate*.
inactivity and cunning resourcefulness
in standing pat to resist change," and Bill Embraces Virtually All ot Presi
C opy fo r n ew a d s a n d c h a n g e a sh o u ld b e a an t
Uve News Items of All Nations and said that the old leaders still select its
to T h e S e v a n o t la te r th a n W ed n e sd ay .
candidates, but he did not mention
dent’s Proposals— Measure to
Off total new spaper af the City af Telia City
Pacific Northwest Condensed
Charles E. Hughes, the Republican
Take Effect Jan. 1, 19 17.
candidate by name.
for Our Busy Readers.
I ssued E very S aturday M orning
The President spoke from the ver
anda of hia summer home to a crowd
o m c i i t d ir e c t o r y o f t a d l b c it y
which filled 8000 chairs and over
Washington, I). C.—The threat of a
H . J. G riffin, M ayor.
About 3000 men marched in Port flowed to the lawn.
general railroad strike, which has been
R. M. W oaderljr, C o u n c iIm a n -a t L a rf«
land’s Labor Day parade, Monday.
hanging like a pall over the country
G. W. B rc n tn e r,
could be heard by only a small part of for a month, was lifted Saturday
G eorge C. M arch,
the crowd, but those who did hear hint
National guard, arrived at camp constantly interrupted with applause. night.
C o u n c i l» * .
Three hours after the senate had
I. G. S in g leto n .
Withycombe Tuesday from duty on the Once when he said, "1 neither seek the
passed without amendment the Adam
C. L. H o p k in s,
favor nor fear the displeasure of that son eight-hour-day bill, passed by the
N. B elle,
It is announced oftically that Dar-es- small alien element amoungst us house Friday, the heads of the four
C. B. M cP h erren . A u d ito r a n d P o lice J w t g *
Salaam, the chief town of German whiah puts loyalty to any foreign pow great railroad employes' brotherhoods
W e lte r L. T oose J r .. C ity A tto rn e y .
P a t M u rp h y . M arsh a l a n d W ater S u p t.
East Africa, has surrendered to the er before loyalty to the United telegraphed 600-odd code messages to
M. L. T h o m p so n . T re a s u re r
States," the crowd stood and cheered their general chairmen in all ports of
Dr. P. M H ell w art h. H e a lth Officer,
The notification ceremonies were the country cancelling the strike order
From Klamath Falls, Oregon, it is brought to a close when more than a
T h e C o u n c ll m eets in re g u la r seesion o n t h e first
reported that labor ia so scarce that score of American flags attached to issued a week ago, to take effect Sep
M onday n ig h t of each m o n th , a t 7 SO o’c lo ck . In
one of the lumber mills was obliged to parachutes were fired into the air by tember 4.
th e office of th e F a lla C ity News.
The legislative expedient to avert
discontinue its night shift.
mortars and unfolded over the Presi the strike was passed in the senate
Less than fifty per cent of the school dent’s head as a hand played "Amer by a vote of 43 to 28 -¿alpiost a strict
p r o f e s s i o n a l d a r t 's
children of Portland were in attend ica."
party vote- amid stirring scenes, after
ance on the first day of school, owing
Afterward Mr. Wilson stood more many senators, Demoreata and Repub-
P H Y S IC IA N
licans, had fought desperately to
The Argentine government has hands with several thousand men, wo amend the measure by provisions de
signed to prevent industrial disasters
reached no final decision as to its reply men and children.
F. M. HELLWARTH
Senator James, of Kentucky, chair in the future. Some senators, thor
to the representations of the entente
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
oughly aroused, declared congress was
allies that merchant submaries of a
Office one door east of P. 0 .
belligerent nation should be treated as troduced the President. When he de being coerced into enactment of legis
clared that Mr. Wilson had kept Amer lation that it did not desire and that it
F a lls C ity,
Residence Phone 363
O reg o n
ica at peace the crowd responded in knew would return to plague it in the
With more than 2000 people from stantly and applauded several minutes. future.
all sections of Douglas county, Oregon,
He concluded by handing the Presi
In both houses the measure was
in attendance, the Rod and Gun Club dent a copy of the St. Louis platform. signed within a few minutes after the
of Riddle held its fourth annual veni
Reading from a printed copy of his final vote in the senate and it was sent
son barbecue under the moet favorable speech and frequently looking up to at
once to the White House, where the
emphasize particular points, Mr. Wil President signed it Sunday.
The collapse of a portion of the son spoke of the Democratic platforip
The bill that stopped the strike pro
bleacher seats at the Welsh-White as "a definite pledge." Reviewing vides that after January 1, 1917, eight
lightweight championship fight at the achievements of the administration hours shall tie regarded as a basis of
S a m p le R o om s
Colorado Springs, Monday precipitated he said: "Alike in the Democratic reckoning for a day’s pay of men en
Bast A c c o m m o d a tio n s
200 spectators to the ground and in field and in the wide field of commerce gaged in the operation of railroad
of the world, American business and trains in interstate commerce, except
F . Droege , P ro p rie to r
jured at least 100, several seriously.
life and industry have been set free to ing roads less than 100 milea long and
Another clash between Chinese and move as they never moved before.”
electric lines, that they shall receive
Japanese troops is officially reported
“ We have provided for national de
B A R G E R SH O PS
from Chaoyanwpo, Mongolia, and has fense upon a scale never before seri pro-rata pay for work in excess of
led to the dispatch of heavy Japanese ously proposed upon the responsibility eight hours, and that the rate of com
pensation shall not lie changed, pend
reinforcements. It is contended that of an entire political party."
ing an investigation for six to nine
Falla C i t y , O re gon
months of the effect of the eight-hour
while the Japanese were advancing to passed by congress in the last three day
upon the railroads by a commis
Where yea u s get a Share. Bair Cat, Bath
mediate between the Chinese and Mon years, the President said:
sion to be appointed by the President.
‘‘This extraordinary recital must
Efforts to amend the bill in the sen
AgeM for Dallas Steam Laaadry
B u n d le s fo rw a rd e d T u e sd ay e v e n in g
Athens — Seizing the opportunity sound like a platform, a list of san ate were futile, the supreme effort to
offered by the presence at Piraeus,
alter it having been led by Senator
within gunshot of Athens, of a large record of promises made four years Underwood, who sought to provide
fleet of the entente nations, Premier ago and now actually redeemed in con that the Interstate Commerce commis
M ONUM ENTS
Zaimis has asumed unobtrusively what structive legislation."
sion should have power to fix railroad
The President made a bid for the wages and hours of service in the fu
amounts virtually to dictatorial pow
G . L. H A W K I N S
ers. All is now in readiness for the
ture. This amendment was defeated.
final act to end the neutrality of have in four years come very near to
Railroad officials have declared that
M A R B LE AN D G R A N ITE
carrying out the platform of the Pro the action of congress will cost them
gressive party, as well as our own, for $60,000,000 s year in increasesd wages
Officers and men of the German air we are also progressives.”
D a lla s , O re gon
to the trainmen. Brotherhood officials
ship destroyed Saturday night while
Further along, rebuking foreign-
raiding England, will be buried with born Amreicans who are not loyal to say the enactment will mean not more
full military honors in London. De the United States, he said: “ I am than an annual increase of $20,000,-
F U N E R A L D IR E C T O R
tails of the funeral have not been set the candidate of a party,. I am above 000. In congress and among the rail
tled but the bodies probably will be all things else an American citizen." road officials there existed doubt as to
the constitutionality of the law, but
R. L. C H A P M A N
put in separate graves in a churchyard
When Mr. Wilson declared that the
near the spot where they were found revolution in Mexico is right and what steps, if any, may be taken to
test this have not been indicated.
FUNERAL DIRECTOR after the airship fell.
that so long as its leaders represent,
Quid, action by the brotherhood
Rioting, an outgrowth of a strike
heads followed the action in the senate.
We attend to all work promptly.
of street railway trainmen in progress freedom, he is ready to ’ serve their
The measure embraces virtually all
in El Paso, Texas, followed a Labor ends, the crowd applauded. Applause of the President’s original proposals to
Dallas and Falls City, Ore.
Day parade Monday. The rioters at also greeted his declaration that Amer the employes and the railroad heads,
tacked several streetcars being oper ica must do its part in layng the found although it is only a part of the legis
ated by strikebreakers in the down ation for world peace.
lative program he took to congress last
The policy of the United States in Tuesday when his negotiations had
town streets, wrecked the cars and
beat the trainmen. A dozen persons dealing with violations of the rights of failed.
were arrested on charges of inciting Americans as a result of the European
riot and and it is estimated that at war, the Presdent outlined thus:
“The property rights can be vindi Shackleton Rescues 22 Cast
least 50 persons were injured in the
cated by claims for damage when the
aways from Elephant Island
war is over, and no modem nation can
John P. St. John, a candidate for decline to arbitrate such claims, but
the Presidency on the Prohibition the freedom rights of humanity can
Puntaa Arenas, Chile—Lieutenant
ticket in 1884, twice governor of Kan not be.”
Shackleton returned here Sunday with
sas, and one of the most widely known
The audience which listened to the
members of his Antarctic expedi
temperance advocates in the United President’s address of acceptance was the
whom he resuced and' who had
States, died at Olathe, Kan., aged 83. made up largely of residents of New tion
Eieen marooned on Elephant Island.
At a secret session of the Chinese Jersey coast towns, but included The men are all in good condition. It
parliament, Premier Tuan Chi Jui, re Democratic leaders from every Section was April 24 that Shackleton set out
plying to inquiries about the recent of the country and delegations from from Elephant Island in a 22-foot
clash between Chinese and Japanese New York, Pennsylvania and other boat, fitted with sledge runners, leav
troops in Eastern Mongolia, said the nearby states.
ing 22 men of his expedition E>ehind
Japanese were the aggressors and fired
When President Wilson was told him. The men he left behind had five
the first shots.
that the eight-hour bill was ready for weeks provisions, their only shelter
his signature, he said:
was an ice cave; night and day gales
Notice to News Subscribers
The price of platinum jumped $20 an
" It is the climax of a very happy swept the bleak shores, so that any
ounce in two days, the quotations now day. ’ ’
one leaving the shelter had to crawl
running from $80 to $86 an ounce.
Officials said it would be legal for on hand and knees.
A mark here indicates that
Scarcity of the metal because of the the President to sign on Sunday.
your subscription is delinquent.
war embargo set two years ago on
Insurance Agents Strike.
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Please call and fix it.
Crazed Serbian Runs Amuck,
Boise, Idaho—An insurance war has
the beginning of the Christmas holiday
Seattle, Wash. — George Yakich, a broken out in Boise. The Pacific Board
demand from jewelers, was attributed
Serbian, is declared by the police to of Underwriters has notified local fire
have run amuck with a gas pipe in the insurance company representatives
A profit of more than $1,000,000 a
of the business district, inflict that the proposed advance in fire insur
M r . H e m e S e e k a r-
week was made by the Ford Motor heart
ing dangerous injuries on one man,
C O M F A
E L T L O S C IT Y , O R E G O N
company during the year which ended and serious injuries on two others be ance rates for Boise will go into effect,
matter having been carefully con
E O re h a rd Land
July 31, according to a financial state fore he was captured by the police. the
ment. The year’s business totaled Four hours previously Yakich had sidered and the increase believed to be
The company agents here do
$206,867,347; the year’s profit was been released from jail after serving justified.
not take the same view as to the jus
$59,994,118. Henry Ford announced a six months’ sentence for stabbing tice
the increase and have decided
that most of the profit will be used in six men, as a result of a war argument not of
to sell insurance under the new
SO UTHERN PACIFIC COM PANY
at the same place.
rates but to insist on the old schedule.
H. L. Peters, a printer, was hit on They expect to secure concessions.
An all-day battle was fought be
Passenger Train Schedule
Effective Oct. 4.1914
tween government forces and Villa the head, and is dangerously hurt.
Greek Civilians Are Arming.
men, led by Villa himself. No victory
WMT BOUND am . am.
Interned Vessels Seized.
was obtained by either.
Paris—A dispatch to the Petit Par-
Athens — The French flag Saturday isien from Saloniki dated Friday says
Salem . . . 7:00 9.45
It is officially announced that the
D allas. . . 8.15 11.02
British casualties, killed, wounded and was hoisted on four German and three that a committee of national defense,
Falls C ity. 8.50 11.35
6.05 missing, on all fighting fronts in the Austrian merchant ships in the har composed of prominent military men
and civilians, has been proclaimed as
month of August totaled 4711 officers bor of Piraeus.
the provisional government of Mace
BASTHOUND am. pm.
London—Four German Levant liners donia. All the gendarmes and cavalry,
The value of the ruble has recently have been seized in the harbor of Pi says the dispatch, have joined this
Falls City. 9.30 1.25
6.10 advanced in London, where Petrograd raeus by E>oarding parties from the en movement. A parade of revolutionary
D allas. . . 10.10 2.00
6.40 exchange had fallen from 165 to 135 in tente allied fleet, according to a dis troops under Lieutenant Colonel Zlm-
7.45 the course of a week. The rise ia at- patch from Athens to the Evening brskakis took place, after which there
Salem . . . 11.01 3.15
tributed to Roumania’s entrance into News. The steamers were the Tinoi, was a parade of armed civilians and
A. C. P o w er *, A o sn t
Anatolia, Serippos and Boigaloa.
volunteers wearing the blue and white.
Brief Resume of General News
from All Around the Earth.
DANGER OF TIE-UP IS AVERTED
Bohle’ s Barber Shops
Oregon Victims Alleged to Have
Lost $30,000 to Promoter
Eugene — Officers of the United
States government are investigating
the reconi of K. G. Math ¡son, San
Francisco real estate dealer, arreeted
in Oakland, Cal., Monday, accaniing to
a statement made here by District At
torney J. M. Devers. Attorney Dovers
also stated that the authorities believe
that Mathison, who is charged with
having obtained title to real estate in
Lane and Linn counties worth from
$30,000 to $40,000 in exchange for
bogus abstracts of title to Texas Isnd,
did not o|>erate alone and that other
arrests revealing a conspiracy to de
fraud on an extensive scale are prob
District Attorney Devers prepared
reqiustion papers for Mathison, to be
signed by the governor. In the event
a Federal charge is perferred the state
will likely turn the prisoner over to
the Federal authorities for trial, he
In one of the letters in the posses
sion of the officers Mathison is said to
have written that he had "unloaded
the Oregon stuff" and hod done very
well. The "Oregon stuff" referred to
is alleged to have been land to wihch
he had obtained title in exchange for
alleged worthless abstracts of title to
Attorney Devers stated that In the
cases he hail investigated, the ab
stracts of title which on their face
were genuine and set up a clear chain
of title purported to have Eieen made
by an abstract company which did not
exist. The records in the county in
which the Texas land is located con
tain no record of such abstracts.
The land Mathison purported to con
vey to the Lane county farmers alleged
to have been swindled of their farms,
belongs to Mrs. H. M. King, reputed
to be a multi-millionaire, of Corpus
Christi, Tex. It is part of ber ranch,
which consists of a Mexican grant that
has never been subdivided. Her agent.
Attorney Robert Kletierg, in a letter
to District Attorney J. M. Devers
stated that Mathison was unknown to
From Andrew Bossen. who swore to
the complaint against Mathison, title
to Lane county land worth $10,000 and
$600 in personal property was obtained
in exchange for an abstract of title
calling for 320 acres of the Texas land.
Bossen announced some time ago that
he had sold his farm and that he was
going to Texas to develop his newly
From Pierce & Dehel, of Pleasant
Hill, titile to a 320-acre tract of Lane
county land was obtained by Mathison.
Marvin Martin, of Brownaville, Linn
county, gave a deed for 378 acres of
Oregon land and a note for $2800 for
an abstract of title to 480 acres of
S. J. Johns, of Myrtle Creek, Doug
las county, was about to complete an
exchange of his property for Texan
land offered by Mathison.
Mathison’s abstract of title to an at
torney. There was some question as
to Texas law and letters of inquiry
written to attorneys in Texas revealed
that the abstracts of title were not
genuine, it is stated.
Baker Mill is Burned.
Baker—Fire destroyed the sawmill
of the Oregon Lumber company at
South Baker Monday afternoon, caus
ing a loss of $40,000, with no insurance.
The blaze is believed to have started
by Powder-like sawdust in the engine-
room, igniting from the fire under the
boilers. In an instant the entire mill
was ablaze and burned rapidly. For a
while the entire $100,000 plant and
many other buildings were threatened,
but the Baker fire department and 150
men worked heroically and kept the
flames from spreading. Several cars
of lumber were pulled to safety just
Klamath Realty T raded.
Klamath Falls— Several important
real estate deals were made in this
city last week.
The Rocky Point
Summer Resort, conducted for the past
few years by Mr. and Mrs. Charles D.
Wilson w s h sold to W. W. Smith, of
this city. The property is on govern
ment land and Mr. Wilson held a 26-
year lease qn it. Mr. Smith said that
he would build a large hotel at Rocky
Point, which is at the extreme north
ern end of Upper Klamath lake, and
will have the hotel ready for use when
the tourist season opens next summer.
Man IOO Years Old Dies.
Salem — George W. Bennett, aged
100 years and 6 months, died Monday
at the State Insane hospital. He had
been a patient of the hospital since
1910 and previous to that time was an
inmate of the Soldier’s Home at Rose-
burg. Mr. Bennett was born in New
York and served through the Civil war.
He had no known relativies and the
body is being held pending instructions
from Bennett’s guardian, Captain J.
A. Duchanan, of Roseburg.
Heavy Rain Causes Loss to Growers,
Sheridan—The showers of Saturday
settled down into a steady drizzle,
threatening wholesale damage to grain
with the growers anxious to get the
crop* in. They estimate a 20 per cent
loss already—100 bales of the 500 that
was estimated as the season output
from this section.
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Willie, a little country boy, 6 years
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a large city church, where he saw (or
the fir it time a vested clmlr. To his
mother's surprise and gratification,
he nut only k< i>( wide awake, but
seemed greatly Interested In every
part of the service. At the rloae ho
turned to her euil said, "I like this
church. It Is so nice to wateh the
prearher when he comce out with all
hie wives In their nightgowns."—Lon
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