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WORLD HAPPENINGS STRIKE ON
OF CURRENT WEEK
U. S. GOES ON NEW
Criais in labor
Many War Factories
No lesi than three firms and individ-
us la are now securing options on land
London — Dispatches from Switxei-
SU|>|K>S0d to lie oil-bearing in Coon
land and Holland tell o f a general
Brief Resume Most Important strike in Berlin and other parts o f Ger Menace of Revolution Gaining
S. Army in France Soon to county.
President Wilson Gives Out Food
The Springfield Mill A Elevator com
Daily News Items.
According to Central News advices
pany resumed business Wadneaday and
Force Over Empire.
Be 500,000 Men.
Regulations for Nation.
from Amsterdam, nearly all workmen
began grinding (lour and feed after a
o f the Daimler, Hoersig, Ludwig and
shut down o f six months.
j General Electrical Works are on strike.
Uppor Hood R iver valley residents
Trades unions are not at the head o f
express the fear that a water shortage
the movement, but several trades are
will prevail this summer unlesa heavy
almost completely at a standstill.
snows occur in tho mountains before
The Independent Socialists have car
the winter is over.
ried on an active propaganda during
Events o f Noted People, Governments
Secretary L ifts Veil o f Secrecy From
the last few days, the dispatch says. Kiel Shipyards. Vulcan Works at Has
Governor Withycombe stated Wed Food Need o f Fighting Allies Abroad
The movement appears to be very seri
and Pacific Northwest and Other
nesday that he had ordered about CO
burg and Great Mining Districts
War Preparations - Inefficiency
to Be Met by Self-Denial Hero
ous, and in industrial centers meetings
more guarda from the Portland m ilitia
Things Worth Knowing.
Charges Fully Answered.
Scenes o f Many Walkouts.
to be used for |<atrol duty on public
Extensive Havings Urged.
It is particularly grave in the sub
and private property In Portland dur
urbs o f Lichterfelde, Heringsdorf and
ing the coming week.
Johanisthal, where electric works and
Secretary Baker denies reports that
Reporta from three architects on the
airplane factories are situated.
Washington, D. C .- The American
200,000 gas masks made in America
Demands Made by Berlin Strikers
hive an army o f 500,000 in France estimated coat o f completing the new people went on a war bread diet Mon
Strikes also have broken out in
had been rejected by General Pershing.
courthouse at Klamath Falls were
in Their Ultimatum to Im
, Rhineland and Westphalia.
early this year, with 1,000,000 more made public at a meeting o f the
day aa a part o f a war rationing sys-
A fte r pillaging the Spanish steamer
The Frankfurter Zeitung says the
trained atnd’equipped ready to follow County court recently. The estimates trm prescribed by President Wlleon
Zurich The Socialist paper Vor
Giralda Tuesday a Geramn submarine 1 movement is directed against the de-
as quickly as ships can be provided to range from $120,000 to $280,000.
and the food administration. “ Vic
waerts announces that the Berlin
sank the vessel, which was o f 4400 i lays in passing the Prussian reform
strikers have now become more nu
carry them — and the outlook for ships
tons. The crew was saved.
j bill and the agitation conducted by the
Cattle thieves have hern operating tory bread,’ ’ the food administration
merous and threatening. They have
in Lane county on a wholesale scale, calls It.
The same paper
Is not unpromising.
Part o f the big zoological exhibit at fatherland party.
The reduced rations are asked for
addressed to the government an ul
Secretary Baker gave this informa according to an announcement by Sher the purpose o f creating a larger export
the Tacoma Point Defiance Park will adds that the strike has spread to the
timatum, of which the following are
iff J. C. Barker, who will offer a re
be abolished this winter by the City
tion to the world Monday in a state ward o f $500 for information leading aurpue o f food for the allies.
the principal demands:
Park board as a means o f helping in from Essen.
ment before the senate m ilitary com to the arrest and conviction o f the ment o f consumption w ill be accom
First— Accelerated conclusions o f
the Hoover conservation program.
plished largely by voluntary effort, but
a general peace without indemnities
mittee. He bared much that until rustlers.
graph company under date o f January
force w ill be employed wherever per
Appointment o f Mrs. Ellen O’Grady, 28 says that a thoroughly trustworthy
now has been carefully guarded with
The dwelling occupied by Dr. L. L. mitted under the food control art.
a widow with three daughters, as fifth report from K iel declares the workers
Second — Participation of work
Hoy, o f Tillamook, together with ita
The rationing system, aa presented
deputy police commissioner o f New , in the torpedo factory at Friedricha-
men's delegates o f sll the countries
ing charges that the government has contents, was destroyed by fire Wed by the President In a proclamation and
York, was announced Tuesday. She is port went on strike Friday afternoon.
in the peace pourparlers.
The fire ignited by Food Administrator Hoover in a list
the first woman ever to hold such an In consequence o f this a number o f the
broken down preparing for war.
Third Immediate abolition o f the
from a stove in the sitting room and o f regulations, forms the food adminis
office in t tat city.
men’s leaders are being called to join
From early morning until late after spread rapidly.
The contents were tration's 1918 food conservation pro
right o f public meeting, suspended
noon the Secretary addressed the com insured In the sum o f $3000,
Mjaor General Leonard Wood, in the army.
gram, o f which the chief features are:
by the military authorities.
The employes at the Germania dock
mittee and a crowd, including many
France on an observation tour, was
A baker's bread o f mixed flours, be
Twin brothers, who look so much
sightly wounded Monday by an acci
ginning Monday, with a S per cent sub
gathered in a big hearing room of the
dental explosion which killed
could not tell them apart, appeared be stitution o f other cereals for wheat un
Sixth — Immediate release o f all
Amsterdam — Up until evening o f
senate office building.
French soldiers and hurt two other
fore the Albany exemption board of til a 20 per cent substitution
inn county in the physical examina reached, February 24.
patch, not a single incident connected
Seventh— Fundamental democra
ning the details o f the mammoth task
Sale by retailers to ho'jaehuldera o f
artillery duel that assumed in with the strike was reported.
tization o f state institutions.
of building an army o f 1,500,000, an tion o f draft registrants Wednesday.
an equal amount o f subtstitute Hours
violence Tuesday morning, has
In Berlin and environs the total
Eighth— The institution o f equal
swering such complaints o f inefficiency
for every pound o f wheat flour pur
been in progress on the Italian front number o f those who failed to appear
electoral suffrage by direct ballot.
as were cited by Senator Chamberlain Willard Cochran, o f Holley,
chased at the time the wheat flour ia
since Monday afternoon on the plateau for work was 90,000, most o f them
in his recent speech and declaring that
The boys and girls o f Grants I’aaa bought.
o f the Setti Communi, the Berlin army youthful workers o f both sexes.
such instances were isolated and not w ill strive to make the city the first
Sale by millers to wholesalers and
The German government has decided
London— Strikes by half a million or general.
city in the state to become wholly or whoesalcrs to retailers o f only 70 per
Some questions were asked, and Mr. ganized aa Junior Red Cross auxiliar cent o f the amount o f wheat flour sold
Two thousand Mexican federal cav
more workers in Germany and the pre
alry will leave Juarez overland for the ist leaders.
The Fast School was the first last year.
sentation o f an ultimatum to the gov Baker, from time to time, had assist
It is reported that Adolph Hoffman,
ants go to the telephone for reports on school in the state to be organized and
state o f Sonora to participate in the
Two wheatleas days a week— Mon
ernment demanding immediate negoti specific questions.
campaign against the Yaqui Indians, editor o f Vorwaerts, an Independent
now the Fourth Ward and the Junior day and Wednesday and one wheat-
ations for a general peace on the basis
Then, toward the close o f the day, High scholars have all signed the leas meal a day.
it was announced at El Paso at the
o f no annexations and no indemnities, the Secretary delivered a dramatic
has been arrested.
Mexican general consulate.
One meatless day a w eek- Tuesday
Vorwaerts, under the heading “ Ger
general statement o f the American
A Berlin dispatch to the Weser Z ei many, Take H eed,” says:
According to a communication re — and one meatless meal a day.
mands, indicate clearly that the move war plan, telling o f the coming o f the
Two porkless days a week
tung says that the government desired
“ The movement going through the ment is o f such importance as to cause allied missions, o f the day and night ceived by the State Highway commis
a vote o f confidence by the reichstag, masses rests on deep moral grounds; the government disquietude. This is conferences with men from the scene sion from Cheater L. Chambers, o f the and Saturday.
Manufacturers o f macaroni, spa
but at a joint meeting o f the various it is bom o f the fear that they have proved by the suppression o f newspa o f battle, in which the plans now Eagle Creek grange, in Clackamas
parties on Friday the proposal was been misled.
pers and Field Marshal von Hinden- being executed were adopted, and of county, the Farmers’ Union intends to ghetti, noodes, crackers and breakfast
foods, pie, cake and pastry w ill be per
wrecked by Socialist opposition.
They want food and peace, and Ger burg’s warning that the strike must success beyond the moat sanguine ex attack further sale o f road bonds
through an initiative vote at the elec mitted to buy only 70 |>er cent o f their
The Cunard line steamer Andania
tion in the fall and to annul the vote last year’s purchases, and are asked to
The strike movement embraces gov
was torpedoed but not sunk off the And any attempt to hold them by force ernment and private shipbuilding yards, its industrial supports at home, trans o f last spring, by which tho highway perform a patriotic service by using
Ulster coast Monday morning, says the is dangerous. A ll thoughts o f an at the mining centers and numerous im porting men across the ocean, cons bonds were provided.
Belfast Irish Daily Telegraph. The tempt to force on the people aims portant factories in the Berlin district. tructing railroads in France and pre
Flour w ill be sold through the regu
newspaper adds it is believed that no
lar channels and in auch a manner that
There also is news o f the formation resources at the country’s command.
boys in the service o f their country
deaths resulted from the explosion.
each community w ill receive ita equiv
people their promised rights, can only o f a workmen’s council on the model
When Mr. Baker closed it was ap- met at the court house in McMinnville
Railroads were ordered by Director work as disintergating factors. That o f the workmen and soldiers’ councils p ,rcnt he had cre. ted a profound Im- Saturday and formed an organization alent share.
The food administration w ill pur
General McAdoo Tuesday to dispense today is our greatest danger.”
in Russia. Herr Walraff, the minister urf,N
.aid under the name o f Fathers o f Soldiers
o f the Interior, has been asked to sanc- so before he le ft the stand. There was and Sailors o f Yamhill County. Frank chase for the army and for the allies,
with the services o f legislative and po
as announced recently, 30 per cent of
tion the meetings o f the workmen's no attempt at cross-examination.
litical agents and all attorneys not en
was elected president and
the flour output, and out o f this store
gaged in the performance o f necessary U. S. A H E A D O F S U B M A R I N E S council, but so far haa given no reply
The chairman proposed that the Sec George Shirely. aecretary. Vice pres
and is consulting the minister o f War. retary be given a rest, and it virtually idents are to be appointed for each o f will fill emergency requirements if
legal work and to observe strictly the
stocks run low in any part o f the coun
According to some reports the strike was agreed to recall him for further the other towns o f the county.
law regulating free passes.
Gross Tons on Credit Side is 515,433-
involves a number o f munitions fac examination later, after thecom im ttee
Attacks by enemy a im n on London
Loss, 69 Vessels.
Wheat millers are required to pro
According to the statement o f En
tories and some submarine wharves, haa completed ita hearings o f officers
and Essex Monday n i g l ' and early
gineer Clark A. La Barge, o f Warren duce one barrel o f flour o f 196 pounds
o f the medical corps, aviation section
Bros., contractors, o f Boston, Mass., from 264 pounds o f wheat, which rep
nearly five hours, and for two hours in unrestricted w arfare launched against transportation services have not been and other branches o f the service.
with headquarters at Portland, who resent* a 74 per cent flour. No patent
London there was a heavy and almost American and allied shipping by Ger
W hile many things disclosed were
It is not clear whether it is a strike impressive, the committee was frankly was at Toledo Thursday, there is a or special flours may be manufactured,
continuous gunfire. One o f the invad many one year ago Friday, there have
probability that his firm will build a although whole wheat flout may be
ing aircraft was brought down in Es been sunk by submarines, mines and o f demonstration for only a few days amazed when told that the men o f 32
standard-guage railroad from South made aa usual.
National guard and National army di
w ill be
The Vorwaerts, in a scathing arti visional camps are ready to go today Beach, across the bay from Newport,
Forty lives were lost through the 171,061 gross tons, according to a care
to Waldport, on Alsea bay, a distance classed as bakeries and w ill lie re
sinking o f the French freight trans
o f about 12} miles, to the 1000-acre quired to serve the new victory bread.
to laugh or cry over the fact that hun
When members wanted to know why
port Drome, and the trawler Kerbihan, which have been made public during
dreds o f thousands o f workers have such things had not been given pub tract o f spruce belonging to the Blod
which struck mines January 23, within
O ffsetting this loss of American ves le ft the factories while the Prussian licity before, Mr. Baker spoke o f the g ett Timber company.
L I D C L A M P E D ON A R M Y N E W S
sight o f Marseilles. The Drome first
diet should be discussing such unim reluctance o f m ilita-y men to reveal
Tum-a-I.um Lumber company mana
came into contact with a mine, and the sels, most o f which were sailing ships,
their war plan, and quoted German gers and their wives from different Officers and Men Forbidden to Art aa
Kerbihan shortly afterwards struck the United States since February 1 has
added to her merchant marine by the Prince and other princes should be life remarks about Am erica’s advertise points in Central Oregon are attending
another near the same place.
Correspondents for Newspapers.
seizure o f form er German and Aus members o f the upper house.
the annual meet o f the company, at
ment o f her preparations.
Austria-Hufigary is fooling America trian owned ships, a total o f 107 ves
The German Union of Labor, and
Washington, D. C.— A War depart
with peace talk inspired from Berlin, sels, having a gross tonnage o f 686,- exchange Telegraph from Amsterdam
ment order forbidding offic-era and men
in the opinion o f Dr. Milenko Vesnitch, 494, leaving on the credit side o f the says, has issued an anti-strike leaflet, T E U T O N S C A L L E D TO R E V O L T
The Hood R iver city council has ap | in the army to publish books on mill-
head o f the Serbian war mission, who American ledger in the account with declaring that England and America
pointed Mrs. Edna C. Henderson, city , ___
ira iru n im « or zanies
is in Chicago. Dr. Vesnitch said that the central powers a net gain o f 515,- only await the moment when Germany
treasurer, to succeed her husband Cap- fi„ t aubmittin„ them
any hope America may have o f sepa 433 gross tons.
U .n L. A Henderson, Eng.neers Re Matr was
WM amended s Saturday
„ tlmlny to -----
ia weakened by internal strife to fall
o f Nation Against Kaiser.
serve corps, now at Camp Lewis.
rating Austria from Germany iB a mis
The loss o f life caused by the sink upon Germany and ruin her trade and
hibit alao persona in the m ilitary serv
take, as the control o f the kaiser over ing o f the 69 vessels was more than smash German competition.
London— A dispatch to the Exchange
Car shortage on the lines o f the ice from serving as correspondents for
the central powers is supreme.
says Southern Pacific company in Oregon any newspa|ier or other publications.
300 persons, however.
The resignation of Count Hadik, the
" W e want no ‘ hunger peace,’ there Deutsche Tages Zeitung openly calls Thursday totaled 579, a shortage o f Publication o f personal correspondence
The percentage o f sinkings o f Am er
Hungarian food minister, has been ac ican ships compared with the number fore down with mass strikes. Our fu upon the German people to revolt
289 closed and 290 open cars. The S. even w ill be prohibited.
cepted, according to a dispatch from o f vessels which have sailed through ture is a stake.”
against the present regime.
The War department adds, however,
P. & S. reported a shortage o f 190
" W e . too,” says this pan-German cars.
the war zone successfully is small.
that no objection is held to the publi
organ, “ have a Judas among ua today.
General Wood Improved.
Stories o f labor unrest, agitation by
Records o f the department o f Com
cation o f a soldier’s private corre
Advertisements for bids on $500,000 spondence, with his consent, providing
radicals and shortage o f workers in the merce show that for the period begin
Paris — Major General
Leonard" R e appears in the red coat and mantle
Who will worth o f the $6,000,4)00 State road the letters are sent through the regu
Northwest were declared Friday by ning with February 1, 1917, and end Wood, U. S. A., who was wounded re o f Germany’s hangman.
save Germany from these traitors but bond issue were sent to Eastern bond lar censorship machinery.
the United States Employment Service ing with December 1, there were
Militnry censors are at the same
to be greatly exaggerated and mis cleared from American ports in the cently while visiting the French front, the German people? It Is now ‘ Ger papers Tuesday by G. Ed Roaa, auditor
The commission time ordered to delete “ criticisms o f
leading. Workingmen in other sec foreign trade ships aggregating 17,- is confined to the R itz Carlton Ilospi mans help yourself and God w ill help’. ” o f the commission.
Although Emperor W illiam is not may sell $2,000,000 worth o f bonds superiors or o f policy, scandal o f any
tions o f the country were warned par 738,900 net, or approximately 24,834,-
ticularly against going to the North 460 gross tons. The number o f ships well. He expecta to be out in a week named in the article the expression, this year under the act, but whether sort, injurious reports concerning com
west without first ascertaining what making up the total o f tons was not He ia reported to be suffering from a "G rem any’s hangman, ” ia meant for the balance o f the bonds wilt be sold rades or anything likely to arouse con
flesh wound o f the arm, which ia pain the kaiser, says the correspondent.
or not remains to be seen.
jobs are in sight.
ful, but not dangerous. Lieutenant
Colonel Charles E. Kilboume, chief of
“ Uncle Joe” Cannon reappeared at
Railroads Seek Relief.
N avy ia N ot Frightened.
Bolsheviki Seize Gold.
lived at Grants Pass for many years,
the Capitol Friday in a wheel chair
General Wood’s staff, who was wound
Washington, D. C.— Tha public must
was arrestel this week by Sheriff
with a knee disabled and an arm frac
ed in the face, may lose his right eye.
tured at the shoulder from his recent er« have decreed a state o f monopoly Major Kenyon A. Joyce, who was it was learned Tuesday, believe the Lewis, accused o f seditious utterances. expect a radical curtailment o f public
utilities, munition factories and all in
of gold. Gold articles weighing more wounded, ia improving.
imminent German submarine offensive,
The town o f H alfw ay ia lighted with
dustrial nativities dependent upon oil
than 16 zolotnik, 96 o f which go to
predicted by the War department, to
Guy E. W aite, o f East Ottawa, Ont.,
new electric street lights, the first
shipments, unless immediate relief can
make up the Russian pound, belonging
be only the usual activities which have
Expert Linguist ia Dead.
is an independent man in these days of
having been turned on Saturday even
be had from the embargoes the rail
to private persons or shops, must be
Tacoma, Wash. — Instructor In the
coal shortage. Some months ago he
ing, The power is supplied by the
handed over to the state at fixed prices. household o f Queen Victoria in 1869, warfare. Secretary Daniels, in reply
roads have placed against the move
discovered a two-foot vein o f high-
They will be confiscated unless deliv teacher o f languages to the daughter to questions, said that the navy ex Payette Power company from ita Ox- ment o f tank cart, both loaded and
grade coal beneath his house. Now he
ered within a month.
Informers will o f Lady Mary Nisbet Hamilton, in pects a “ continuing fight,” with the Bow power plant on the Snake river. empty, according to a statement issued
digs coal and shovels it direct to the
A power line runs on from Halfway by the petroleum war service commit-
receive one-third o f the value o f the Edinburgh, when but 19 years o f age, submarines, with losses to both sides.
furnace, regardless o f snow-blocked
to Cornucopia to furnish power to the
The petroleum Industry has made
articles. Churches, museums and oth translator on the staff o f the “ North He expressed the belief, however, that
railroads or heatless days.
an urgent appeal to the director gen
er public institutions are requested to British R eview ,” snd for the last 25 new weapons now in use will make
Warm spring wind is blowing across place their gold articles at the dispos years o f his life a private teacher of such operations increasingly costly to
John Paul W illiam Schwinger, a eral to order the railroads to give pre
ferred movement to tank cars.
the plains country o f Nebraska and the
German enemy alien, was arrested Fri
Gunlogsen, said to be one o f the most
snow is everywhere disappearinng un Reclamation Heads Study Food Work.
Goethale Finds No Wrong.
Labor Drive is Started.
distinguished linguists and scholars in
der a bright sun.
As the chinook
and is being held in the county jail cn
Washington, D. C. — Major General
Denver— Managers o f the 32 reclam the world, is dead here.
reaches further eastward warm weath
two charges. Schwinger has been in
Goethals, acting quartermaster gen
ation projects under government con
United States employment service at
er in that direction is developing.
this county since 1912, but has never eral, after personal investigation, has
Threaten U. 8. Ambassador.
trol here met Thursday for an annual
the end o f the first day o f the drive to secured citizenship papers.
endorsed the action o f Charles Eiaen-
An upheaval in the N ew York police conference with A. P. Davis, director
Washington, D. C. — Ambassador enroll 250,000 shipyard workers, said
department, the most sensational in o f the reclamation service, and other Francis at Petrograd cabled the State state directors o f the public service
Assisted by Raker school teachers, man, chairman o f the supplies commit
Increased food pro department Thursday that a group of reserve now are established in 42 2C o f Baker’s prominent business men tee o f the Council o f National Defense.
years, was caused by Mayor John F. service officials.
Hylan Thursday when he demanded the duction through bringing into cultiva Russian anarchists had notified him states and that 25 states have com l.ave formed a knitting elass and ex- Mr. Eisenman negotaited the army
resignation as commissioner o f Fred tion lands on the projects for which he would be held personally respon pleted reserve organizations. W i'liam
ict to n c e iv e their first instructions cloth at rap-sorting contract with the
erick H. Bugher, whom he appointed water is now available, conservation o f sible for the safety o f Alexander Berk- E. Hall, National director o f the ptibUr]
knitfest w ill be Base Sorting company, o f New York,
Mr. water, improved distribution systems man and Emma Goldman, under pris service reserve, called a meeting
to the office on January 1.
hall, Mayor Palmer which haa l)een so vigorously criticised
Bugher promptly complied with the and general irrigatiop and drainage on sentence in the United States for Friday of state directors o f all states |
line o f one o f the in the senate m ilitary committee’s war
violating the draft law.
problems made up the program.
east and south o f North Dakota.
DEWANDS SET FORTH BAKER MAKES REPLY
VICTORY BREAD’ NOW