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IR L O HAPPENINGS
OF CURRENT WEEK
Advance Two-Thirds o f Mile on Ypres
Front and Take Many Important
Positions on High Ground.
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STATE NEW S
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month" in Albany and the ministerial
Berlin, via London — The British
assoeiation is developing plans to in
forces in their new offensive in Flan
crease the atteitdance in
Brief Resume Most Important ders have (tenetrated German positions
ehurehes. Kallioa w ill tie held to coun Industries Board and Producers
to the depths of about two-thirds o f a Red Cross Tells How to 1’rep*re Sol from the perishable products o f the teract the "stay-at-hom e” habit con
Daily News Items.
mile at several plraces, according to
many home gardens o f this year.
diers' Christmas Package*.
tracted during the summer vacation.
the German official communication is
W ith these figures as a basis, it is
Glen Meyer, 4-year-old son o f Mr.
sued Thursday night. Desperate fight
package for soldiers, that w ill not thought that almost any fam ily may and Mrs. W alter E. Meyer, residing
ing is continuing.
keep fresh from the time o f (tacking
consideration the length o f the winter near Crabtree, lost hi* right hand in a
The boy waa
London— In an attack along a six- until Christmas, according to the in season in any given ocallity. Thua in oornchopper Saturday.
mile front Thursday the British troops structions given by the Red Cross.
: the south where food crops may be carrying away the chopped corn and
captured an important position around
grown in the fall, the winter allowance placed his right arm so that the ma
Tower Hamlets and strong German w ill have more than 1,000,000 men j may be leas than for the far north, chine severed the hand from the arm.
Brents o f Noted People, Governments field works, according to the official under arms ami everyone w ill be eager
Reductions Are 70.5 I’rr Cent in Some
j where one must count on supplies for
I. B. llaxeltine, o f Canyon City, who
to help them, it if pointed out.
report from Field Marshal Haig.
snd Pacific Northwest and Other
Caste Allies and I'uhlie Alike to
' several months longer.
Dried fruits and other food products
Powerful resistance was offered by
In using dried vegetables, it may lie Baker and Grant countlra for aeveral
Share Reduced Schedule.
Things Worth Knowing.
the Germans throughout the day and
assumed that a given quantity o f dried years, haa been reappointed by State
wooden boxes, one-quarter to one-half
they delivered many strong attacks.
I vegetables is equal to four times its Game Warden Carl D. Shoemaker. The
“ B u t," say the British commander, pound size.
bulk o f canned vegetables; that is, State Game coinmisaion waa recently
“ our operations were entirely success
one-fourth o f a quart o f dry string reorganizes! and Mr. Hazcltine waa re
Washington, I). C.- Steel price* In
The highest number o f cattle ever fu l.”
beans when soaked over night is ap tained in the service and Harney and
received at the South Omaha market
heavy cardboard, but no soft chocolate
the United State* wera rut in half
in a single day was recorded Monday—
British Front in Farnce and Belgium nor anything that could possibly be proximately equal to one quart canned. Malheur counties added to hia district. Monday when Preaident Wilson *[>-
24,500 head, comprising 950 carloads. — Another heavy attack was delivered crushed should be used, as the other
F. A. Pierce, o f Days Creek, who proved a scale o f quotation* Axed in a
Col. Theodore Roosevelt I’raises Patri
took a number o f hi* long-haired goats voluntary agreement made by produc
The German daily newspaper Eco by the Britah at daybreak Thursday contents o f the (tackage might be
otic Spirit o f American Boys.
to the California state fair at Sacra er* with the War Induatrie* Hoard.
Aleman, published in Spanish, at Gua against the German positions east of spoiled thereby.
Several dainties packed in oblong tin
The department o f labor authorizes mento, made a clean sweep of all the The general public, aa well aa the
temala City, which has been active in Ypres, and early reports showed that
prizes offered by the fa ir in the de- American and allies! government*, will
its hostility to the entente, has been the assaulting troops had pushed |the boxes, each holding s quarter o f a the follow ing:
enemy out o f many important posi pound, will provide a better variety
Altogeth share in the reduction*, which go into
Theodore Roosevelt praises the pa- |«rtment o f goat exhibita.
for a packet than a larger quantity of j triotic spirit which is being shown by er Mr. Pierce took 14 prizes on goats. immediate effect, and the agreement
The government Tuesday advanced
a single confection.
American boys and young men who are Mr. Pierce also sold a number o f his provides that producer* shall not re
The offensive was started along
$35,000,000 to Great Britain, bringing
No liquids nor articles [tacked in i stepping in to fill the gaps caused by high-bred goats, one to a South Am er duce wages.
the total advanced that country thus the greater part o f the line that the glass should be placed in the package.
shortage o f labor on the farms and in ican breeder.
The prices will obtain until January
fa r up to $1,190,000,000 and the total British reached in last Thursday’s bat
For wrapping the g ifts use a khaki- industry. The form er president de
Out o f 473 accidents reported to the i. 1918, to i,e ravlaad then if invaati-
o f all credits to the allies up to $2,- tle, extending from east o f St. Julien colored handerchief, 27 inches square. I clares the boy’s patriotism can be
Industrial Accident commission during galiun show* they are inequitable.
to southwest o f Gheluvelt.
and form the base o f the packet by counted on to make him stick where
The entire output o f American ateel
week from September 13 to 20, in
Along the northwestern half o f the placing on the center o f the handker
needed in this time o f emergency, clusive, two were fatal, these being plants w ill be distributed under super
Captain Laureauti, o f the Italian
line o f attack the Britsih success was chief a pad o f w riting paper about ;
even i f higher wages at times tempt W alter Francis Fuller, o f North Fork, vision o f the war board.
army, accompanied by an observer,
marked, but meager details have been seven by 10 inches.
■ him to go eleswhere.
Speaking o f railroad operations, and Charles Buck,
Tuesday made a non-stop airplane
Typical new price* and the reduction
received from the sector o f Polygon
Select a variety o f articles either 1 the value o f the boy’s working reserve
flight from Turin, Italy, to London.
o f Portland, construction work. O f they represent in present quotations
Wood and south o f that place. On the from a suggested list or according to !
H e covered the 656 miles in 7 hours
the number rejiorted 402 were subject fo llo w :
north, an advance o f from 1000 to individual wishes to an amount not ex- .
“ One o f the great benefits you con- to the provisions o f the compensation
and 12 minutes.
Steel bar* at I’itt*burg and Chicago,
1200 yards was made quickly at nu ceeding $1.50, and arrange them on ■
fere is that o f making the boy realize act, 48 were from the public utility $2.90 per hundredweight. The recent
H a lf a score o f Mexico C ity news merous places, and it was reported the pad o f paper so that the entire I
that he is part o f Uncle Sam’s team; operations and 23 from firms which price was $5.50.
papers were ordered to cease publica that strong British troops were en package shall be the width of the pad.
Iron ore basis, lower lake porta,
tion Tuesday on the ground that their gaged in fierce fighting only a few and approximately five or six inches that he is doing his share in this great have rejected the provisions o f the act.
world war; that he holds his services
price agreed U|*m $6.06 gross tun. No
further issuance was contrary to public hundred yards west o f Zonnebeke.
J. J. McDonald, a rancher, 40 years change.
in trust for the nation; that though it
morality. A m ajority o f the news
The most important points invovled
Wrap and tie with one-inch red rib is proper to consider the material ques old, and Rae W. Clark, aged 20, o f
Steel plates, basis Chicsgo
papers closed have been anti-American in the new offensive, as was the case bon and place a Christmas card under
tion o f his own desires, yet that what Portland, his farmhand, were electro- Pittsburg, price agreed upon $3.26 per
six days ago, lay directly east o f the the bow o f ribbon.
he must most strongly consider at thia uctrd Saturday eight miles west o f hundredweight; recent price $11 [>er
Wrap the parcel again in heavy, time ia where his services will do the Freewster. They were moving a der hundredweight, a reduction o f 70.5 |>er
Ten thousand Polish-Americans who city o f Ypres, between the Ypres-Rou-
Y’ pres-Menin lightbrown manila paper and tie se
rick when the cable came in contact cent.
w ill be part o f the United States army- lers railway and the
most good to our people as whole.”
Here are situated those curely with red, green or g ilt cord,
with the wire o f the power line, ami
are to go into training at once at highway.
P ig iron, price agreed $33 gross ton;
Niagara camp near Niagara-on-the- strongly held elevations that still re and use Chrsitmas labels or American Civil Service Calls for Performance o f Clark tried to pull the cable free. Mc recent price $68 gross ton, s reduction
Donald, coming to the assistance o f o f 43.1 per cent.
flags as desired.
Lake, it was announced in Toronto.
Clark, was also stricken.
Ont., Tuesday. They w ill remain there ous ridges and forests which formed a
The [trice agreement waa reache«!
vital part o f their defense in this sec
Persons qualified are being urged had to be left in the road until mes after months o f negotiations between
Amount o f Fruit and Vegetables Re
tion o f Belgium.
as a patroitic duty to take the exam sengers could ride to Umapine and tel steel producers and government offi
quired for Winter Use Shown.
Mobilization o f the fish industry with
inations for civil service positions. ephone to Walla W alla to have the cials. The price* were based on c<ist
a view to speeding up production is
The department o f agriculture au Many vacancies are to be filled. The [lower shut off.
o f production estimate** made by the
the purpose o f a two days’ conference
thorizes the follow ing:
government offers attractive salaries.
Federal Trade commission after an in
begun in Washington Monday between
A fam ily o f five, including two When necessary transportation to the
wholesale fish distributers and the food Ex-Ambassador Gerard W ill Retire to adults and three children under 12 point o f examination w ill be advanced. was acquitted at Salem Monday o f a vestigation rondurleti at tha Presi
administration. A campaign is planned
Practice o f Law.
years o f age, under ordinary living
Male and female stenographers and charge o f murder in the second dergoc.
The chief [toint o f difference that
to popularize frozen fish.
conditions should have stored for each typewriters are wanted; also mechan Bradley shot and killed Fred Moore, a develo|>ed in the prolonged conference*
Spokane, W ash.—James W. Gerard,
F ive hundred thousand sheep have
ical engineers and draftsmen; inspec
was over the qu«*stion o f whether the
former ambassador to Germany, will
been destroyed by pedatory animals in
tors o f field artillery ammunition, am had come to Bradley’s house and stolen public and the allie«! governments
not be a candidate for President o f the
One bushel o f Irish potatoes; one-: munition steel and ammunition boxes,
Utah this year, according to a survey
should share in the price* to be fixed.
United States at the next election.
half bushel o f other root vegetables, ! o f powder and explosives; inspectors had returned for another load when the President Wilson baa insisted that
just concluded by C. B. Stewart o f the
He w ill settle back to the practice of
such as carrots, turnips and parsnips ; of ordnance, clothing equipment, hard altercation ensued which resulted in they should snd the administration
Wool Growers’ association.
law in New York.
25 quarts o f canned fruits snd pre- I w a r e ; le s t h s r , business c le r k s snd in the firing of the fatal shot.
the loss o f mutton, 4,000,000 pounds of
His chief desire to figure promi
mony developed the fact that Moore has sup|Hirted the Pomerene bill now
Meet o f this should come dex and catalog clerka.
wool has been destroyed.
nently again In diplomatic affairs is
had a reputation as a gunman and had |H*n«ling in congresa givin g the govern
A bill to put the lumber industry on that he may be a witness before an in
on a number o f occasions threatened to ment power to fix iron and steel prices
an eight-hour day basis was introduced ternational tribunal to tell o f Prussian
strike is becoming more serious, and it take Bradley’s life.
by Senator Jones, o f Washington, and brutality. For instance, he wishes to |
Officials in close touch with the sit
is feared the conflict w ill assume a
Fires that have occurred in Bandon uation said the prices approved by the
referred to the commerce committee. see shot the German commandant of
revolutionary character if an immedi-
and at Two-M ile in the past two yeara President were liberal and would allow
It would prohibit interstate shipments the prison camp at Wittenberg.
Break With Germany Imminent
En , ate settlement is not reached.
are being investigated by Frank W. fa ir profits to all steel plants. Some
o f lumber products upon which there
These were among the facts dis
The c ity ’s food supplies have been
Roberts, a deputy fire marshal.
Han- o f the larger concerns, they said,
tire Arm y Called Out to Restore
has been labor o f more than eight closed by Mr. Gerard Tuesday in an
almost cut off. The cutting of tele
don, for some time, was the scene of would make handsome profits at.the
hours a day.
inteview prior to his address before
R. R. Traffic - Cables Cut.
graph wires has isolated the capital
frequent fires, usually in residences, prices named.
except from near-by points.
Mobilization o f the Argentine navy the Chamber o f Commerce.
and the insurance companies sua|ierted
has been ordered at a rendezvous 37
Buenos A ires— The chamber o f dep to Valparaiso, Chile, paralyzing direct that not all o f them were accidental.
kilometers from Buenos Aires. There
Two schoolhouses at Two-M ile, where W I L L P R O B E S H I P Y A R D PA Y
is also unusual military activity in the men in instant readniess to strike,” uties Tuesday voted in favor o f a rup cable to the United States. The gov there was a school district quarrel of
republic. Although this is ostensibly
long duration, burned within the past
j o f its policy until it received from
Prompt Efforts W ill he Made to End
due to the general strike, a high offi army in being, is the only thing which
18 months, the last one being a new
The president has power to veto the Ambassador Naon
Pacilir Coast Troubles.
cial said, however, that the general appeals to the Prussian conscience. I
action o f parliament, but popular translations o f the 416 telegrams re
staff has its eyes open to “ other nec kept on reporting, month after month,
Washington, I). C. — Given a free
what the people were thinking and clamor is such that this is unlikely.
ceived or sent by the Swedish legation
hand by Preaident Wilson, assured by
Rumors were current Tuesday that here.
saying about America, and what their
These messages were tele
Holland has reached an agreement attitude meant.
But they would not President Irogoyen was not w illing to graphed to Dr. Naon with instructions
Shipments o f stock from Baker F ri him that there would be no further
with Great Britain regarding the sup believe me.”
break off relations with Germany, not to send translations.
day included 30A head o f cattle to outside Interference with its functions
ply o f coal, according to the Am ster
withstanding the action taken by the
Portland, consigned by F. J. Fraser. ami inatrurte«i to do everything |s>ssi-
dam Handelsblad. The newspaper be TO L IM IT E X P O R T O F G O L D chamber o f deputies.
It was an
Distillate or Coal Oil for Autos.
They came from the John Day Valley ble to bring about a settlement o f tho
lieves the agreement was reached un
nounced that a manifestation would be
There has been considerable talk and were sold at Baker by H. 11. labor disputes in Pacific C«>ast ship
der certain conditions, the most im
yards, the recently created Labor Ad
made before the congressional palace to
that the government would be Trowbridge.
portant o f which is that Dutch tonnage
justment tioard renaaembled Tuesday
demand an immediate rupture In the
to Pay Trade Balances Only.
Medford mining men are expectnig morning for the first time since its
; compelled to lim it the use o f gasoline
shall be placed at the disposal o f the
name o f the Argentine Republic.
Belgian R e lie f commission.
[lowers were taken over by Chairman
The authorities have been advised for autos, on account o f the enormous
Washington, D. C. — Regulations
A baseball game at Los Angeles governing the exportation o f gold, sil officially that the strike in the city of amount required for war puproses. er in late October, when the immense Hurley, o f the Shipping board, and an
Monday between teams captained by ver and currency, announced Wednes Santa Fe during the last month was This w ill cause people to change to the [lower station dam at Copco will be nounced that it would proceed with all
lower grades o f fuel, such as distillate finished and the river from Homlirook, ex|>edition to determine a reasonable
W illiam A. (B illy ) Sunday and Doug day by the Federal Reserve board, in fomented and supported by Germans.
Cal., to the ocean w ill be nearly dry.
las Fairbanks was won by the latter’s dicate that the government will re
wage scale applicable to Portland and
The entire Argentine army has been and coal oil.
team, 1 to 0. A baseball autographed strict such exports to the maximum summoned to duty to aid the govern
It has been the opinion o f the major
The question as to whether the Fed Seattle steel shipyards.
by President Wilson brought $200 at degree except where they cannot be ment in attempting to re-establish ity o f people operating cars that these eral government or the state o f Ore
Consideration o f the wood shipyard
Others were presented to avoided in settling trade balances.
railroad traffic at present held up by lower grades o f fuel could not be used, gon is to have the immediate services troubles and of hours o f labor will be
Sunday and Fairbanks. The proceeds
The board announced as its general the strike. This action as decided up but at the present tim e there is being o f George A. White, adjutant general postponed until the steel wage sched
were to be expended for athletic sup- policy that it would not authorize the on after the strikers failed to accept placed on the market an attachment o f the state, has been satisfactorily ule has been determined.
piles for soldiers.
The board explained that in the ship
exportation o f gold unless it could be an offer o f government arbitration. which makes it possible to burn distil- adjusted between Secretary o f War
Returns from 180 o f the chief rail shown that the gold was to pay for a A ll trains will be run by the military. | late or coal oil with better results than Baker and Governor Withycombe. The building industry at this time the in
secretary telegraphed Governor Withy- terests o f the U n it«! State* are para
In Cordoba strikers attacked a con was form rely obtained with gasoline.
roads in the United States covering corresponding importation o f
July operations, made public Thursday, chandise for consumption in this coun voyed train. Women were placed in 1 A combination o f heat and vapor is embe, in response to a vigorous protest mount to all other interests; that
front o f the crowd as a shield.
There the principle o f this attachment and it mad«; by the governor against orders to these ships are being built for the
show net revenues o f $108,337,406, as try.
“ In any case, ” the announcement was an exchange o f shots, three per can be installed by any one in thirty General White to report for duty im government and the shipbuilders snd
compared with $103,170,216 in July,
Operating revenues increased says, “ authorization w ill be granted sons being killed and ten wounded. minutes, without changing any part o f 1 mediately with the Forty-first Infantry the workmen alike are really in the
This invention is being division at Camp Greene, N. C., that employ o f the government and they
nearly $44,000,000, totaling $33,407,- only where the exportation o f gold in Several serious clashes between troops the motor.
171, while expenses increased approxi payment for such merchandise is found and strikers are reported from other manufactured and distributed by the the government is w illin g to permit are expected loyally to promote the
D istillate Gasifier Sales Co., o f 711 General W hite to remain on duty in building program *o vital to the con
mately $41,000,000, reaching a total to be compatible with the public in cities o f the republic.
the state for the time being.
duct o f the war.
The situation brought about by the Clinton St., Porltand, Oregon.
o f $227,069,765.
C O M P IL E D
P R O F IT
A R G E N T I N A FOR WAR
Argentina has recognized the new
Senator Has Appendicitis.
republic o f Russia. President Irigoyen
Washington, D. C.— Senator Cham
Thursday signed a decree to that
berlain Wednesday suffered an attack
of appendicitis. Whether he w ill un
“ Soap-box sedition” was denounced
dergo an operation w ill depend upon
by speakers at a luncheon o f the
developments o f the case within the
Am erican Defense Society in New
next 12 hours.
Y ork Thursday and resolutions adopted
The Senstor’s physician has been
fo r a nation-wide campaign to “ sup
hopeful that an operation may be
press treasonable orators and to sus
avoided, and through the day has been
resorting to external
whether in German, English or other The Senator telegraphed his son at
Portland assuring him there was no
The steam er Um atilla, with $1,- cause for alarm and promising to ad
vise if an operation is decided on.
000,000 In gold and a heavy passenger
list, which included the cannery hands
Pacifism to be Attacked.
from Kvichak, arrived in Seattle from
Washington, D. C. — The Nation’s
the North Friday morning. The gold
war task is to be presented to the peo
is a part o f the season’s clean-up at
ple in a Nation-wide speaking cam
Nom e and Golovan district«.
paign, in which many organizations
Sergeant A . L. Alexander, 30 years
old, o f N ew York, ch ief o f squadron o f
the mechanical division o f the United
States F ly in g Corps at Scottfleld, 111.,
waa instantly killed Wednesday when
he attempted to inspect the rain in g
gea r o f an aeroplane that had just
will be enlisted to attack pacifism and
arouse the country to the importance
o f the work it has undertaken.
Arthur E. Bestor, president o f the
chosen director o f the campaign and
w ill co-ordinate the efforts o f all organ
izations which participate.
Unions R atify Agreement.
San Francisco— Thirteen o f the 14
unions which voted Wednesday on the
temporary wage agreement reached
Sunday by conciliators in the iron
workers’ strike here, which has tied
up government shipbuilding contracts
agreement, according to reports at
Union Labor Temple.
Members o f others o f the 26 unions
affiliated with the Iron Trades Council
are balloting on the ratification o f the
agreeement. Ballots will be canvass
ed at once.
Hurricane Kills Nine.
Kingston, Jamaica — Nine persons
were killed and much property damage
was caused at Port Antonio in the hur-
ircane which struck the Island o f Ja
there was destroyed and a large hotel
was badly damaged. Coasting vessels
at various points around the islands
were injured by the wind. Railway
and telegraph service is still suspended
except for a few miles outside of
Kingston. The banana crop is believed
to have suffered the most, although
some injury was done to cocoanuts.
Condemned Dog is Mascot.
Albany, Ore.— Linn county was ex-
pempt in the present draft, but the
city will be represented in the new
National army as a local dog joined a
California contingent en rotue through
here Sunday. Because the dog snapped
at] a little girl that afternoon the
owner desired it killed and telephoned
to the police with the request that it
A troop train came
in soon after and the dog was turned
over to the soldiers for a mascot.
Friendly Feeling Shown.
Washington, D. C.— Secretary Lan
sing, when pressed to give some indi
cation o f the progress o f the confer
ences with the Japanese mission, head
ed by Viscount Ishii, said: “ The con
versations with Viscount Ishii have
been o f a most satisfactory character,
and I think his visit to this country
has been most helpful in benefiting re-
laions between the tw o countries and
in strengthening the bonds o f friend
The women o f Grant county did
register last Saturday, as no one
appointed to make arrangementa
no instructiona or supplies for the
istration were received.
Bone-Dry Act Has Leak.
Huntington, W. Va.— The W est V ir
reg ginia qiiart-a-month law, which per
mits the bringing into the state o f one
quart o f liquor each month, does not
A fte r further investigation into the violate the Federal bone-dry act, ac
advisability o f convening the legisla cording to a deciaion handed down by
ture in extraordinary session. Gover Judge Benjamin F. K eller in the Fed
nor Withycombe has expressed the be
eral court here. The court held that
lie f that there w ill be no necessity o f
the Federal statute prohibita inter
calling a special session to care for
state commerce in liquor, but doea not
dependents o f men called into the m ili
apply to interstate tranaportation as
tary or naval service.
constituted by the bringing in o f liquor
The Frank Johnson company, of for personal uae. An appeal to the U.
S. Supreme court w ill be made.
Portland, hop contractor, has filed suit
in equity at Oregon City against Fred
Timber Production High.
H. Anderson and Elmer Anderson,
Vancouver, II. C.— Production o f logs
Eagle Creek ranchers, to enforce spe
in the Vancouver district o f British
cific performance o f contract on their
Columbia in Auguat waa 12,000,000
1917 hop crop.
feet greater than in the corresponding
In the hope o f forsetalling what month o f last year. There have been
promises to be the worst coal famine marked increase* all through 1917, and(
in the history of Baker, the Commer for the first eight month* there waa an
cial club o f that city has sent two tel increase o f 86,816,809 feet. The in
egrams. one to Senator McNary and crease ia the result o f the demand for
one to Secretary Garfield, asking that shipbuilding purpose* on the Coast and
government aid be given aa quickly as construction all over Canada, particu
larly on the prairies and In the Eaat.