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OF CURRENT WEEK
ALLIES MUST ATTACK
Appearance* Are That Much-Heralded
W e*tern Drive W ill He Only IV-
fenaive Campaign by Hun*.
ALL DUTCH SHIPS IN
U.S. PORTS SEIZED
Supreme Allied W ar Council Flays Ger
man Policy o f Plunder in Kuasia
U. S. MAY HAVE TO
ui less n r
Entente W ill Not Falter.
John Millar, 26, was instantly killed
Tuesday forenoon at camp No. 22 o f
Washington, D. C.— The key to the
London — The supreme war council
the Hammond Lumiter oomp*ny, above
1918 riddle of the western battlefront
the allies issued a statement Mon
Is In the hands of the supreme war
when a snag fell and struck him.
day night condenmning German polit
council at Versailles.
Decision as to the time and place
The issue* committee o f the Treas ical crimes against the Russian and
of major offensive* by the entente al
ury department Wednesday notified the Roumanian pmiples, and refuaing
lies rests with that body. It directly
Representative Sinnott it had author- to acknowle«lge Germany’s |M<ace trea
controls, officials here believe, a new
j ized the iasuanee o f $100,000 worth o f ties with them, and also declaring:
weapon forged during the winter with
bonds by the city o f Ontario to make
which to make effective its plans of
“ We are ligh tin g and mean to con
I water works improvements.
grand strategy. That weapon is be
tinue lighting, in order to finish at
lleved to lie in a pooling o f the army
The women o f the Red Croaa o f onee for ail with this policy of plun
reserves of all the entente allies' ar
Westlake, gave a dance in the dining der, and <>stabliah in its place the
mies, permitting overwhelming con
peaceful reign o f org.xniieii justice. ”
Events o f Noted People, Government» em tm ttO M at selected points o f at Most o f Vessel* W ill Be Operated by room of the Westlake Hotel March 0.
The council’s statement, which is Allies Have Been I som UM 190.000.000
At midnight a lunch was served, a fter
issutal through the Foreign office says:
and Pacific Northwest and Other
lluahela llrlon -n Janu
American observers now are con
“ The Prime ministers and Foreign
proceed* o f the evening totaled $86.60.
rinced that the German high command
Thing» Worth Knowing.
July 1, and W ill ' ^
plans a defensive campaign and that
The railway director's office in London feel it to be their bounded duty
the long-talked-of drive on Paris or
Washington has requested Senator to take note o f the political crimes
the channel ports has been abandoned
i Chamberlain to procure the full infor which, under the name o f a German
The initiative, according to this
A ll Abiline, Tex., churches w ill be view, rests with the allied and Amerl
Washington. D. C.— Upon Holland’s mation regarding difficulties being cx- |M*ace, have been committed against
Washington, I). C.— While th* food
gin a series o f prayer meetings to can forces. Communiques are being refusal in the face of German threats iwrienced by the Oregon Dairymen’s the Russian people.
Russia Is un- administration was making plana to
pray for rain, and continue until the closely scanned for this indication of to put Into effect her voluntary agree League in moving condensed milk to artilt'd. Forgetting that for four years
meet the critical wheat shortage b<
any offensive operations mapped out
extended drouth is broken.
Germany had been fighting against the
ment for restoring her merchant m ar market.
further reduction in ronsumpti«'
Teenie Johnson, mother o f Jack
Quotas of boys which each state is to independence o f nstions and the rights
The supreme council was created ine to normal activity, the United
Johnson, ex-champion pugilist, died in under the urgent insistence o f Presi States government Wednesday night furnish in the campaign to enlist a o f mankind, the Russian government, senate again took up a i u j ^ f t s ^
Chicago Tuesday night. Jack ia sup dent Wilson for aggressive action this
in a mootl o f singular credulity, ex- legislation to increase prraluch
requisitioned all Dutch ships in Am er Boys’ Working Reserve o f 260,000 for
posed to be in Barcelona, Spain.
pectetl to obtain by persuasion that raising the price on the 1918 cro(.P n f® o
year, based on co-or Moated plans and
democratic peace’ which it had failed
The final administration was stirred
H aw aii’s second Red Cross drive
At the same time Great Britain was
The exact scope of the council’s an
to action by re|x>rla from the depart
Wyoming w ill furnish 1600, Idaho to obtain by war.
w ill be held in May. The date has
thority never has been disclosed. It taking over Dutch vessels in British 4000, Washington 16,000 and Oregon
“ The results were that the interme ment of Agriculture showing that the
been as May 6 to 13, and the amount was said both by Prem ier Lloyd
diate armistice hail not expired before supply o f wheat on farms ami in coun
to be raised has been set at $250,000. George and by Lord Curzon, however,
the German command, though pleilgcti try elevators ia far lea* than it was a
A total of 77 ships o f probably 600,-
The crop and labor survey of the not to alter the dispoaltion o f Ha
The Delaware senate has ratified the in explaining the status o f the British 000 tons was added to the American
farms in Crook and Deschutes counties
constitutional imperial general staff and the com
The senate considered a bill by Sen
mander in the field. Sir Douglas Haig, merchant marine by the requisition just completed by County Agricultural lroo|>e. transferred them en masse to
amendment by a vote o f 13 to 3. It that certain British forces had been
the western front, and ho weak «lid ator Gore, o f Oklahoma, to fix the
Agent R. A. Ward shows, among other Rusaia find herself that she darod to price at $2.6b, or 30 I'enta a bushel
passed the house last week. Delaware assigned to the council's control.
interesting things, the splendid man rqjse no protest against this violation more than a ,t in a recent proclamation
is the ninth state to ratify the amend
Decision by the war council, officers the allied service by Great Britain's
here believe, as to the field where action. Most of them will be used in ner in which Central Oregon farmer* or Germany’s plighted worth
by President Wilson.
In the house
the food-carrying trade between the have responded to the Nation's call for
“ What foliowe«i was o f like charac Monday also a bill was introduced by
Free moving picture shows at which these and similar forces from other United States and Europe.
armies are to be concentrated will
ter, when ’ the G fin a ii peace’ was Representative Morgan, o f Oklah«iaia, •
The Dutch vessels will be equipped
patriotic speeches and the- doctrine o f show where allied blows at the Ger
Mrs. Catherine A. Perkins, well- translated into action. It was found to a; propriate $.'1(>0,IH/),4»00 to compen- *
buying war savings stamps w ill be ex man defenses are designed to fall. If and operated by the navy department
to Involve the invasion o f Russian ter sate protlurera for the louse* they sus-
pounded is an idea worked out by the there is to be no German drive, as the and the shipping board, the Dutch known pioneer o f the Cottage Grove
ritory, the destruction or rapture o f all tained when the government establish
Japanese war savings stamps sales war department predicted In its week crews being supplemented by Amerl country, diet! Wednesday afternoon
Russia’s means o f defense and the or ed its 1917 prices at a figure lower
committee o f Honolulu.
ly war review, the council will not be
here Tuesday night. Although she had ganization -if Russian lands for Ger than the then market price.
forced to hold its reserves for defen
Plans o f the Coreans in Hawaii to sive purposes and can devote this new
Compensation will be made to the not been well for some time, she had many's profit a proreetling which did
Senator Williams, o f Mississippi,
organize into m ilitary bodies, train agency to attempts to smash weak owners as required by law.
been about the city as usual the day not d iffer from annexation, because Democrat, oppose«! price-fixing legis
Although the ships have been taken
secretly and on a certain date secure points in the German line.
before. The funeral was held Friday. the word itself was carefully avoided. lation, declaring farmer* should b,
over without any formal agreement,
passage to Corea and there begin wag
“ Meanwhile those very Russians lowed a free market for their prutk
the United States proposes to carry
Two barns on the farm o f Mrs. Jen
ing a war against Japan were disclosed
The aeriouaness'of the situation ia
out scrupulously the terms of the orlg nie Wallett, in Benton county, north who had made m ilitary operations im
in the Honolulu Circuit Court in the
inal pact, so that Holland shall receive west o f Albany, were burned Sunday possible foumi diplomacy impotent. shown by a frank admission at the
Corean riot case.
ample foodstuffs and will be protected night. Sixteen tons of hay and small Their representatives were compclletl fixxl administration ’¿ a t existing flour
Because o f a government order pro Third Liberty Loan W ill Probably Be in her colonial trade by having suf quantities o f wheat and oats were de to proelsim that, while they refused to storks are only SO per cent of the nor
rea«i the treaty presented to them, mal quantity netted until July 1.
ficient tonnage to maintain its com
hibiting the use o f certain grades o f
Required to Yield Over Half.
stroyed. As the barns were 60 feet
they had no choice but to sign it; so
leather in the manufacture o f army
Washington. D. C. — Imminence of
they signed it, not knowing whether the department's estimats o f 180,000,-
shoes, several plants at
Brockton, Secretary McAdoo's announcement of
both at the same time, incendiarism is in its true significance it meant peai'e 000 bushels o f wheat in elevators and
Mass., were forced to suspend opera the size and interest rate of the third
or war, nor measuring the degree to on farms March I was optimistic and
tions in some departments until the liberty loan to open April 6 gave spe
Three golden stars w ill be the first which Russian national life was re said their best information waa that
matter is adjusted.
cial importance Wednesday to a treas
Measure Enables President to Take on the new service Hag now being pre duced by it to a shallow.
125,000,000 bushels waa the greatest
Men engaged in planting or culti ury announcement of government re
’ For us o f the entente governments amount that could lie expected.
ceipts and expenditures from which
Possession o f Anything Needed. ' pared for O. A. C. The big banner,
vating a crop are to be allowed by ex might t e calculated with fair accuracy
The allies have been promised 90,.
which is sufficiently large for more the judgment which the free peoples
emption boards to continue their work the sum the government would need
Washington, D. C. — Under a bill than 1000 stars, w ill be d«*iicated late o f the world w ill pass on these trans 000,000 bushels o f grain between Jan
until finished, although their draft before the end o f the fiscal year, June sent to the senate military committee in April.
There ia no inten
The golden stars are for actions would never be in iloubt. Why uary 1 and July 1.
Thursday by Acting Secretary of W ar men who have given their lives for waste tim e over German pltaigea when tion o f failing to carry out this pro
numbers are reached, according to or 30. -
ders received at Springfield, 111, from
Outstanding features of these fig
their country. Gerald Barrett, Norval we see that at no periutl in her history gram which ia regarded na the most
ures. as unofficially analyzed, were powered during the war to take over Camie and Verne Branland. A t the o f conquest— not when she overran Si important duty now confronting the
the W ar department.
that war costs are not increasing from
Preparation o f February pay allot month to month, as had been expected, or real estate, with compensation for time o f dedication a memorial service lesia nor when she partition«*! Poland American p«*>ple.
Owing to shortage o f transportation,
ment and government allowance checks and that ordinary expenses and loans the owner, wherever deemed neces will be held for members who died in — has she exhibit«*! herself so cyni
cally as a destroyer o f national inde the greater part o f the export program
for dependents o f soldiers has been to allies in the next three and one- sary for the national security or con the service.
pendence. the implacable enemy o f the remains to be carried out and the
delayed by receipt o f more than 60,000 third months probably will not be duct of the government.
A stack o f protests has been re
The chief object of the legislation Is
rights o f man and the dignity o f c iv il wheat must be obtained from the scant
T o this
letters o f inquiry concerning the pay much over $4,000.000.000.
to enable the government to get quick
Poland, whose heroic supply in this country by curtailment
ments, and two weeks more may be must be added the necessary outlay possession of real estate, office build sion against not completing the full ized nations?
of about $3,155.000,000 to redeem cer
spirit has survived the most cruel of o f imiividual consumption.
required to complete the work.
tificates of indebtedness now out ings and other property needed In 21 miles o f the Pacific Highway be- national trage«iiea, ia threatened with
Wheat holding» at country mills and
Official notice appears in the Otta standing and maturing before June 30; connection with the conduct of the | tween Salem and Aurora, the commis a fourth partition, and to aggravate elevators on March 1 were estimated
wa, Canada, Gazette o f an order in $500,000.000 for a railroad administra
berlain. Mr. Crowell said it is desirable ately north o f Salem out o f calculation her wrongs, devices by which the last by the department o f Agriculture at
council prohibiting the export o f news tion revolving fund; $500.000.000 for
trace o f her independence is to be 68,972,000 bushels. That ia about 20,-
avoid delays of condemnation, to
print paper and wood pulp from Can the government’s capital in the war save money and at the same time do for completion this year, although that crushed arc baaed on fraudulent prom 000,000 bushels less than waa held
part o f the project was also approved.
ada except under license. Licenses finance corporation, whose creation is justice to property owners.
ises o f freedom.
March 1 last year, and 86,000,000
expected soon, and $500.000.000 to pro
It is explained by the department there
are to be issued by the minister o f cus
“ What is true o f Russia and Poland bushels leas than in 1916,
vide a current working balance at the
toms at the request o f the W ar Trade end of the year. These would make a by proclamation or through any legis
is no less true o f Roumatiia, over
o f the work this summer, and that the
whelmed in a Hood o f merciless passion
total o f $8.655.000,000 need 3d between lative agency may designate property
to be taken over. It would be ap action taken has nothing to do with for domination.”
Mobilization o f women workers for now and June 30.
On the other side of the books might praised and In case owners were not political pull or influence.
The protest includes;
industry and for the farms w ill be
be placed the $853.000.000 working bal satisfied they would be paid 75 per
The first dipping o f all the sheep in
“ Peace is loudly advertised, but un Final Action Taken by Bolsheviki to
taken up at a conference o f women’s
ance on hand today; $2,816,000,000 es
organizations in Washington March 25, timated receipts from income and ex federal district court would decide dis the state for tick since the big dip o f der the disguise o f verbal professions
Make I’eace W ith Germany.
1907 is likely to take place this year, lurk the brutal realities o f war and the
called by the United States Employ cess profits taxes and other internal putes as to the balance.
! State Veterinarian Lytle said recently. untempered rule o f lawless force.
Moscow— The all-Ruasian congress
ment service. The aim is to build up revenue sources; $75.000.000 estimated
A meeting o f the Sanitary Livestock
“ Peace treaties such as these we do o f soviet* has ratifie«! the (ware agree
a reserve army to answer emergency miscellaneous receipts: $43,000,000 es
board, scheduled for Corvallis, March not and cannot acknowledge.”
ment with Germany by a large major
timated customs receipts; approxi
| 22, was postponed until March 28, and
“ As Incidents o f this long war un ity.
mately $200,000.000 revenue expected
Wonderful results in the curing and from sale o f war savings stamps and
A Bolshevik restitution approving
2,500,000 Tons Go Down From Begin j w ill then be held at the Imperial Hotel roll themselves before our eyes, more
treatment o f leprosy by the use o f an thrift stamps, and $500.000.000 to be
at Portland. The question o f holding and more clearly do we percieve that the acta o f the government o f the
ning o f W ar to Jan. 1.
oil extracted from an obscure East In received in the next three days from
the general sheep dipping this year the battles for frc«.'dom are every workmen’s and soldiers' delegates and
dian plant, known as “ chaulmoogra,” a current issue o f certificates. These
London. — Figures on the shipping w ill be decided at the meeting. Under where inter-dependent; that no sepa o f the peace delegation, and calling
have been secured by the French go v would make a total of nearly $4,500,- output and tonnage losses of Great the law the dip is to be an annual rate enumeration o f them is needed Hnd for organization o f the defense o f the
ernment in Tahiti and other Polynesian 000,000, which might be expected to Britain will be published regularly ■ affair, but may be suspended in any that in every rase the single, hut all- country by the creation o f a national
possessions, according to Dr F elix flow into the treasury from sources hereafter, It was announced in the ; year by proclamation. Prevalence o f sufficient, appeal is to justice and army o f both sexes was passed after
Gautier, chief, o f the French govern other than the liberty loan.
house of commons Thursday by Sir ticky sheep is responsible for the move right.
Lenine’s restoration o f peace among
Eric Campbell Geddes, the first lord this year.
ment’ s medical service in Polynesia.
“ Are justice Bnd right going to win? the warring factions and his statement
Shell Drops Near Baker.
Joseph A. Susskind and his brother,
A committee from the Umatilla Insofar as the issue depends on battles that this action waa the only way out,
W ith the American Arm y in France. the navy shipbuilding bill. It would
Harry J. Susskind, collected $750,000
not be in the national interest, how County war fund committee has been yet to come, the nations whose fate is intimating that the treaty might be
gross in tips for checking hats and — W hile Secretary o f W ar Baker and ever, to give the tonnage of losses up named to prepare for a patriotic cele in the balance may surely put their broken under change«! circumstances.
The opposition, notably the Social
coats in Ncvr V irk restaurants and ho his party were returning from the to date, the first lord added.
bration in Pendleton on April 6, the trust in the armies, which even under
The world tonnage, exclusive of en date o f the beginning o f the third Lib conditions more difficult than the pres Revolutionaries o f the left, made a
tels in seven yeais, according to state American frontline trenches, a Ger
ent have shown themselves more than valiant but futile effort to prevent the
ments made in the Supreme Court in man 105-milllmeter shell burst along emy ships, had fallen 2.500,000 tons erty Loan drive.
from the beginning o f the war to the
equal to the great cause entruate«! to acceptance o f the treaty, which was
Brooklyn, by Joseph, who asked for
the roadside within 40 yards of the end of 1917.' Sir Eric stated.
characterized by the minister o\ jus
dissolution o f the hat checking part
automobile. The occupants of the car
The amount of tonnage sunk in the their apples and irrigate them during
Meetings o f the supreme war council tice as being “ anti-revolution and
nership and the appointment o f a re
were not injured, nor was the car last 12 months was 6,000,000, said Sir the coming year, in order to produce
damaged. Secretary Baker remained Eric, instead of 9,500,000, as the Ger larger sizes, was the message taken to and important political conferences un anti-socialistic. “
der the presidency o f Premier David
He said that the Social Revolution
for an hour and a half in a frontline mans claim.
Hood R iver recently by Kenneth Mc
It is confirmed that the two A m eri trench on a certain sector under a
During the last quarter of 1917, said Kay, form er manager o f the Fruit Lloyd-George were held in Dowring ary party repudiated the responsibility
can engineers captured by brigands in brisk enemy shellfire. H e also visited
street Thursday, Friday and Saturday. for the acceptance o f the treaty, would
Sir Eric, the allies were averaging
Northern Honan and held prisoner for an advanced listening post and talked within 100,000 tons monthly of mak grow ers’ Exchange, who spent the They were attended by the premiers of resign from the government and devote
ransom are E. J. Pursell, o f Philadel with the officers and men.
ing their losses good, and were then past winter in the Middle West and France and Italy an«i other ministers, all its (lower and influence to the or
phia or S t Paul, Minn., and G. A.
replacing 75 per cent of their lost ton South, developing new markets fo r the with their m ilitary and expert ad ganization o f armed resistance to Ger
Northwestern Fruit Exchange.
K yle, o f Portland, Or.
"Captain” Hardy Returns.
Seattle, Wash — W. H. Hardy, of
A further extension o f commercial
Articles incorporating the Western
Tuscania Charges Probed.
Hospital Fund Drive Near.
Bolsheviki Sailors Held.
and Portland. Or., a veteran American
Dredging & Exploration company, with
York— Inauguration o f a na
France is provided for in an arrange sailor, arrived here Wednesday from
Seattle, Wash.— Eighteen members a capial o f $400,000, were filed at the
ment concluded by the French minister Japan, where he recently made a of the crew of the Russian steamship j county courthouse in Baker Saturday. cupied Bakhmatrh and Konotop (in the tional campaign on March 26 to raise a
speaking tour. Hardy, who is known
for the purchase in Argentina o f a
in Portland as "Captain” Hardy, was Toula, who were left aboard when fed The incorporators are T. A. Almstead^ province o f Tchemigow, about 350 large fund for the establishment o f
large amount o f supplies.
a sailor on one of the ships of the eral officers took charge o f the ship Joseph Meksuvsky and T. L. Hubbard. miles southeast o f Moscow), but were hospitals and clinics in the entente
here Wednesday, were Thursday re
forced to retire from Brinsk (in the countries
Attacking over an 11-mile front on American fleet which, under com
moved from the ship and placed In 1 A ll is in readiness for the opening o f province o f Orel, 200 miles southwest throughout by American women phy
the coastal sector in Palestine, East
Japan 64 years ago. In his talks in
Anglian, South Anglian and Indian Japan Hardy recounted his early ex joined the 10 other members of the Beaverton. W ith the turnng on of o f Moscow), toward the main base, ac- sicians and surgeons and lay workers,
troops have advanced to an average periences In the far eastern empire. crew who were brought ashore when eleertricity Friday the factory began cording to an Exchange Telegraph dis was announced here by the War Serv
the ship was taken over by govern-1 grinding potatoes, but the remainder patch from Moarow dated Saturday. ice committee o f the Medical Women’«
depth o f three miles, according to an He is 82 years old.
All the members of o f the week w a» spent in making nec Austro-German troops are movng on National Association.
official statement issued by the London
Woroshba and Kharkov (capital of the
The amount o f money to be raised
the crew are said to have Bolsheviki essary adjustments.
Yankee Fiyera Speed Up.
province o f the same name and about for beginning the work Is yet to be
Home.— Tw o American aviators ac tendencies. Officers took charge of
Orders announced. The fund will be expended
Young men o f Jewish faith continue complished Wednesday a fast flight the ship when the captain reported
The Public Service commission will 400 miles south o f Moscow).
under the Red Cross.
to enlist in the Jewish battalion o f the from Foggia to this city, flying the the men would not obey orders.
g iv e full consideration to the report of
British army, which is to fight for the 212 miles in 158 minutes. The avia
Engineer Cousin, o f Portland, on the
Maxim Ship to Be Tested.
Reutons Meet Resistance.
emancipation o f Palestine from the tors were Major Ryanm, commander Daylight Plan to Cauae No Hubbub. Pacific Telephone & Telegraph com
of the American flying corps at Fog
Washington, I). C. — Hudson Max
Washington, D. C. — The daylight pany’s rates, and w ill also give him a
Washington, D. C. — A resolution
Turk. A second contingent o f recruits gia. who acted as pilot, and Captain
w ill leave N ew York for Canada and Frost, who made the trip as observer. saving bill was signed Wednesday by hearing if he wishes to appear. Chair asking Secretary Daniels for all infor im's device for a non-ainkable ship haa
President Wilson. It puts all clocks
mation in his possession regarding been accepted for experimental pur
thence fo r England March 21.
forward an hour on the last Sunday man Miller, o f the commission, stated. published charges that the troopship poses by the Shipping Board, which
Petrograd Awaita Huna.
In March and turns them back again
Lord Rhondda, the food controller o f
Columbia county has just let con Tuscania, torpedoed off the Scotch announces some start should be mada
London. — Occupation o f Petrograd the last Sunday In October. The day
England, speaking in London Thursday,
tracts for $30,000 worth o f improve coast with 2000 American soldiers toward producing vessels that could
by the German» Is only a matter o f light saving plan will go into effect
said he hoped in A p ril to be able to
hours, according to dispatches from and be observed without the slightest ments on county roads. Included in aboard, was abandoned by her crew not be sunk by submarines.
g iv e those engaged in hard physical Petrograd to several Wednesday morn disorganization or impairment of exist the year's work w ill be two miles of without effort to save the passengers
Out o f thousands of methods sug
labor an increased meat ration o f 60 ing newspapers. The Russian capital ing conditions. Trains will run as the St. Helens-Nehalem road, which, was introduced Tuesday by Represent gested, the ship protection committee,
per cent and those engaged in very is said to be assuming a waiting atti usual, and every feature o f dally life when completed, w ill make a direct ative Steencrson, of Minnesota.
headed by John A. Donald, haa se
hard physical labor double the ordinary tude and is not displaying the slightest into which the element of time entera, route to St. Helens from the rich N e
One o f the soldiers aboard the ship lected several for aperial teats, of
w ill remain unchanged.
sign o f organized resistance.
which Mr. Maxim’s will be first.
made such charges in a letter home.
Brief Resume. Most Important
Daily News Items.
Similar Action Taken in British
Ports of World.
Food Authorities Contemplate
COMPILED FOR YOU
BIG TONNAGE GAINED
SUPPLIES ARE SHORT
U. S. TO NEED $8.655.000.000
GIVES COMMANDEER POWER
PEACE TREATY IS RATIFIED
HUGE SHIP TONNAGE IS LOST