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WHEAT CROP IS HUGE
OF CURRENT WEEK
Advene Weather and Labor Condi
tions Curtail Planted Area, but
Crop Will be Near Record.
FAMINE FOLLOWS IN
A A A A A A A A
A. A. a a a s
W W W W W WWW WWWW W w
STATE N EW S
Make Cottage Cheese
Food That la Nutritious and Cheaper Than Moot
The Gladstone school was closed this
week for the pur|x>*e o f fumigating
the building. During the past three
weeks there have been a number of
case* o f smallpox.
Meats in Furnishing Protein
Washington. D. C.— Hope for the
billion-bushel wheat crop, for which
Brief Resume Most Important the government is striving this year, Starving Persians Turn to Dogs
was strengthened Thursday by the de
On Friday, May 10, a special elec
Daily News Items.
tion will be held in Wallowa for the
partment o f Agriculture's May crop
purpose o f authorizing the city council
report forecasting a production o f
to issue and sell bonds amounting to
572,539,00tl bushes! iff winter wheat.
$7682.39 for the establishment o f a
Secretary Houston, in a statement
Thursday, said there was every reason
Far back in the mountains, 41 n s ' c m
to anticipate increase«! farm yields
cast of Albany, isolated and alone,
S t m U o f Noted People, Government« this year over the record production of Kook Situation in Germany Growing Hen Wilson, a shirker, o f German
I>arentage, was arrested Tuesday by a
and Pacific North weal and Other
Worse Daily Ukraine Granaries
detail o f the Albany Home Guards,
He added, however, that the promise
brought to Albany and placed in the
Thing* Worth Knowing.
Offer Only Slight Relief.
did not warrant relaxed efforts for
greater production and for greater con
1). P. Markey, of Detroit, Mich.,
servation, and he called upon the peo
supreme «'onimander o f the Knights of
Two women spies, Josephine Alvar- ple o f towns and cities to realise that
Washington, D. C. — Conditions in the Maccabees, «le live red an addresa to
ez and Victoria Faucher, condemned the farmer cannot work miracles and Persia are describe«! as desperate in a the member» o f the Salem tent Tuea-
to death by courtmartial January 26,
His itinerary ir Oregon
dispatch to the State
Department day night.
at Nantes, France, were executed to lend him the assistance needed at
«■alia for addresses at C orval'.s. Saleiit,
We«lnesday from the Ainerii'an lega Portland and Albany.
« ^ f
Famine ia increas
Realization o f a winter wheat crop tion at Teheran.
A Reuter dispatch from Tokio says
that the Russian authorities at Irkutsk I as large as that forecast would place prevalent in most o f the cities.
the Little Canyon district west of
have arrested the Japanese vice consul
The f«HKi shortage, the legation re Oakland, in the Coaat Kange*m«un-
and another prominent official on the third largest ever gathered. The esti ported, has foreed the population to tains, has been burnt*«!, and the neigh
charge of being military spies.
forecast in April from conditions then eat dogs and even practice cannibal bors and some o f the directors claim
that the fire was o f incendiary origin.
May 6 wfcs the hottest in the history existing, and 154,400,000 bushel more ism.
Through American relief starieties The building waa modem ami had just
o f the New York City weather bureau. than the crop harvested last summer.
A t mid-afternoon, the official thermo
On conditions from now until harvest the Unite«l States has already done been paid for by the district.
meter registered 84, breaking by four time will depend whether the crop will much to help the Persians.
At a meeting o f members o f the
Some time ago the State department lllihee Country club in Salem, Homer !
degrees the record established on Mav be larger or smaller than the present
was obliged to explain to the Persian Smith was elected president to take |
forecast, based on conditions May 1.
government, in response to a request the place left vacant by the resigna
A thousand young women, students
for a loan, that it was not possible for
The club has I
at high schools and colleges in New vorable weather for wheat develop the United States to ien«l money di tion o f Asahel Hush.
York City, raised about $50,000 for ment continued and the crop has made rectly except to co belligerents, but the appointed F. W. Steusloff, Fred D.
Thielsen and Curtis B. Cross a com-1
the relief o f Belgian babies by selling excellent progress in all principlal pro
«iepartment interestet! private parties mittee to inaugtirate a campaign for
forget-me-nots Tuesday. Nearly 400,- ducing areas.
Efforts have been made to stimulate
000 purchased the flowers.
Preparing Homamada Cottaga Chaaaa for tha Market.
production o f spring wheat and prelim asked for by the Persians in the shape
The citizens o f Poe Valiev, in the
Roberto Boring, aged 2 } years, died inary reports indicate an increase in o f a government loan.
If a rondeusury Is within rensonnhli*
^n addition tn protein, energy for
in Stockton, Cal., Tuesday from the the acreage o f that crop which may be
effects o f an onslaught from a vicious sufficient under good growing condi
Washington. D. C.— Further infor- desirous of securing good roads that distance the crettmrrymnn sometimes performing body work must be fur
gamecock in the yard o f her parents. tions to bring the total wheat produc mation revealing how critical the food they have co-operated in grading ami Can sell Ills skim milk there. Very nished by food. As a source of en
The beak o f the fowl penetrated to the tion this year well toward the billion- situation in Germany has become making the highway in that district few creameries, however, are so altu- ergy. also, «*otlage cheese Is cheaper
reache«! the State department in semi second to none in the county. They ated. mid the largest opportunity for than most meats at present prices. The
base o f the skull, injuring the brain.
have donate«! time, labor ami teams to the creameryman to divert skint milk
No official report has yet been made
E. J. Purcell, American railway en
this cause ami are rewarde«! by having and buttermilk Into channels of hu following table shows the comparison
gineer, who was captured and robbed on the acreage o f spring wheat; the
an excellent road.
man consumption la by the miiiiufsc- when energy Is considered.
by a band o f Chinese bandits in the in first announcement will be made in
On the basis of energy supplied, 1
ture of cottnge cheese, anys the United
ing daily sittings.
The «question of
terior o f China last month, arrived at
pound o f «rottage cheese «xjunls:
a Pacific port Tuesday from the Orient, ready planted has germinated well
8 1-3 ounces alrlolli steuk.
burg, for the first time since the war This product la easy to make and util
accompanied by his wife and three generally.
It is indicated there is small hope of began. Farmers have been scouring izes skim milk and good grndea of
11*4 ounces round steak.
relief fr«>m the Ukraine, where the every nook for help, while men are bultermllk.
1114 «unices chuck rib beef.
Cottage cheese la one of the Impor
Miss Anna Held, an actress, who is HALF MILLION TROOPS OVER large cities are already suffering from quitting the farms to go to the Pacific
104s ounces fowl.
critically ill with anaemia in New
Even if Ukraine highway work, the sawmills and the tant meat ahbatttute*. It contains n
314 ounces fresh ham.
York, has undergone an operation for
supplies are obtained it will not give shipyards. The railroad is also hiring larger percentage of protein (the chief
ounces smoked ham.
transfusion o f blood, which had an im
an increase in the food ration
every available man for various p*iei-1 material for hotly building) than most
ounces loin pork chop.
gress More Than Fulfilled.
meats ami furnishes tide materlnl at
mediate good effect. Ernest Lane, a
An official report made public in tions, even as bookkeepers.
7 1-3 ounces hind leg of lamb.
motor truck driver, volunteered to
Washington, D. C.— More than 500.- Germany on May 2 said there were
The extension department for work i
12\ ounces breast of veal.
give his blood.
000 American soldiers have been sent 12,000 carloads o f grain ready in Rou- in agriculture an«! home economics i tage cheese there Is about one-fifth of
A yield of 15 or more pounds of cot
Mrs. La Mira V. Kendig, said to to France. Secretary Baker Thursday
in Yamhill county
will take th«- , Is digestible.
tage cheese from 10O pounds of skim
have been a motion picture actress, authorized the statement that his fore
form o f a second farm home stu dy) hand, usually contain less protein and milk can readily lie ohthlnc«!. nr a mix
was found shot dead Monday in her cast to congress in January that 500.- more than to prevent a reduction of tour n ex t, Thursday,
mod besldra have a «certain waste, such as ture of two parts skim milk and '»ne
home, in Los Angeles, after Patrolman
ern farm homes will be visited in the bone and other Inedible material. A of buttermilk will give the same re
G. L. Stowe had staggered out with a
San Francisco— Approximately 15,- county under the auspices o f the coun pound of cottage cheese dally would sults. * The wholesale price on most
bullet wound in his head, probably fa had been surpassed.
pounds o f excess wheat flour try life council o f the county. A train supply all the protein required by the estahllshtMt markets varies from *%
Mr. Baker dictated the following
and by wholesalers, o f autos will leave McMinnville on ordinary adult engaged tn a sedentary cents s pound «luting the early sum-
bakers and indi Thursday morning for the round trip. occupation.
mer to 7 cents «luring the winter, the
Alexander Effman, private in the
“ In January I told the senate com
The following fable shows thnt cot 1917 price showing mark«-«! Increases
Provisional Squadron, U. S. Signal mittee that there was strong likelihood viduals throughout the state, will be
J. O. Stapp, who waa arrested at
Corps, was accidentally killed on the that early in the present year 500,000 assembled immediately for direct ship Buckett’s lumber camp, near Klamath tage cheese Is much cheaper than over former years. When making as
south beach near Newport, Or., Tues American troops would be dispatched ment to France, it was announced Falls, as being insane, and was later meats tn furnlahlng protein for the much as 800 pounds a day the total
cost of mnuufacture, Including labor,
day, while engaged in railroad work. to France. I cannot either now or Wednesday by Ralph P. Merritt, fed released, was again taken into custody diet.
For supplying protein. 1 pound of coal, power, water, packing (tubs), and
Effman was caught beneath a falling perhaps later discuss the number o f eral food commissioner for California. on the Keno road late last week.
depreciation on equipment. Is from 8
The 15,000,000 pounds represents Stapp is a powerful man and is re cottage ch«*e*e equals:
tree and crushed.
American troops in France, but I am
tu 10 cents a hundred pounds of skim
A wounded British airman back in glad to be able to say that the fore
1.09 pounds round steak.
lotment o f six pounds a month a per a spell o f violence attacks him. during
London from France reports that the cast I made in January has been sur
It Is quite evident that the cream
son and had been acquired prior to the which he loses all mental control o f
1.37 pounds chuck rib beef.
squadron operating in an important passed.”
eryman Is In position to make Ills pa
1.52 pounds fowl.
The secretary chose his words about formulation o f the new wheat saving himself. He says that the s|iells are
sector on the Amiens front has prob
trons a good business proposition. In
program. The excess was determined caused by a bad fall when a boy. He
1.46 pouuds fresh ham.
ably established a record by bringing the troops in France with the utmost
most sections lie cun offer them a cash-
down 106 enemy machines in six care. He would not amplify the state
market for their skim milk at a prlr#
1.58 pounds loin pork chop.
asylum for expert treatment.
ment in any way. and specially asked food administrators.
weeks, including 21 in one day.
at least equivalent to the value ob-
1.31 pounds hind leg of lumb.
that the press refrain from speculation
Fire which started Monday after
taln«-«l from feeding to aulmala.
An auction will be held at Klamath
1.37 pounds breast of veal.
as to what precise figures his guarded Nicaraguans Declare War on Germany.
noon in a warehouse o f the Independent
San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua, May Indian agency June 1, o f 75 tracts o f
remarks covered or as to what possi
Packing company in North St. Louis,
bilities o f early further increase in the 7.— The Nicaraguan congress today de land belonging to the estates o f dead * ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ J
should be turm-it Into a pall of appro
destroyed five storage houses o f the
force on the other side there might be. clared war on Germany and her allies. or aged Indians. It is the policy of
priate sizes ami ns much ground feed
packing company, the Rogers grain
The declaration o f war was adopted
There have been repeated official an
stuff mixed with them ns can be ntir-
elevator with several hundred thousand
nouncements, however, that the gov by congress at the suggestion o f Presi
red In with a strong Iron spoon or a
bushels o f wheat, the four-story build
ernment is bending every energy to dent Chamorro with only four dissent ment and also to furnish funds for the
wooden stirring stick.
ing o f the Union Packing company,
rush men across to back up the allied
anil kinds of ground fe<-<!s to be used
and a number o f storage sheds.
Congress also adopted a declaration
lines in France, and officers directly in
Will itepciiil upon the «pmnllty of wa
The senate postoffice committee re charge o f the transportation have ex o f solidarity with the United States acres. The minimum price at which
ter with the scraps and whether any
fused Tuesday to consider legislation pressed satisfaction with the progress and other American republics at war
particular article predominates.
to suspend or modify increased second- being made.
with Germany and Austria, and au $20 per acre. Forty-seven o f the tracts try the last bit of wusta of tinman food
class postage rates, which become
thorized the president to take steps to are irrigable. The tracts have thus may be converted luto good fr«-b «'gjM Homing f ,'i‘'o:s Cost Less
effective July 1, and which newspaper
utilize to a full measure the nation’s far been used principally for stock or meat, aa may be desired. says the
Misfit Shell Kills Nine.
U. 8. Department of Agriculture.
publishers have attacked in connection
Than /fny Other Soldiers
Fort Worth, Tex.— Nine American forces in the war.
Fowlc will eat all the leavings that
with the pending postoffice appropria
In Service of Unde Sam
gunners were killed and seven injured
The McEachern shipyards at Astoria are In edible form By special prep
tion bill. Individual senators plan an
more or less seriously near Benbrook. a clared war against Germany.
aration some tilings not adapted to
effort later to suspend or reduce the
Someone has calculated that It costa
few miles west o f Fort Worth, when a
The yards have chartered the ol«i ex human consumption J i c «--# i i u valuable
Uncle Sum about $1,200 to train rfnd
Mexican Bandits Murder.
three-inch shell exploded Wednesday
cursion steamer T. J. Potter to use as feed for poultry. Fresh lames, crush-
equip n soldier and make him randy
With scarcely a flicker o f the white afternoon.
Eagle Pas«, Tex. -Mexican bandits a bunk house. The steamer will lie
•«1 or ground, are a delicacy for them. for the firing line.
In the Unite«!
lights to mark their passing, every
One gun crew, comprised o f mem have murdered the entire family of moored near the yar«is on Young’s They will eat considerable amounts of
States army at present, notes the New
cabaret in Chicago officially ended its bers o f the headquarters company o f
the parings of all kinds of vegetables York ll«'rald. there Is. one little war
existence at 12:01 o ’clock Monday the 141st infantry, was entirely wiped Frederick Hillcoat at Lamariposa, in
night. A t this hour the new ordi out and a second crew from headquar the Santa Rosa mountains, near Muz-
Carl W. Hopp, of Astoria, a"German If the**«* are given In such form that rior who posts Just 5 rents nt the
nance divorcing intoxicating liquors ters company o f the 142d infantry suf quiz, Mex., about 250 miles south o f who has been sailing on coasting ves the birds con swallow them readily. outset and needs only n few cents
Eagle Pass, according to a telegram sels with a passport, saying he was a Jinny poultry keepers save parings, more n day for upkeep, but who, be-
and entertainment and barring dancing fered heavy casualties.
received here. Besides Hillcoat, his
cook them with small potatoes and
and practically all forms o f amusement
An attempt on the part o f a gunner wife and son, and sister-in-law, Miss Hollander, was taken to Portland for oilier waste vegetables, and fe«l mixed eauae of proven efllctencjr, Is now
slnted for n trip to France and a
in places where intoxicating liquors to force the shell, which apparently
internrtu-nt. He was formerly a mem
Lamare, were killed. The tragedy oc ber o f the crew o f the old German with meals.
place In the fighting line.
are sold went into effect.
did not fit. down a trench mortar, is curred in the mountain home o f the
The little soldier was one of the
A total o f 113 sick and wounded believed to have been responsible for
Hillcoat8 last Thursday, according to
mnkeni poultry fed.
The skins «if homing pigeon exhibits of the United
soldiers were returned to the United the accident.
The taxpayers o f Astoria school dis bananas, oranges and lemons are not Htati's government cnti-red at th# re
the dispatch, which was receive«! by a
States from France in the week ending
brother o f Miss Lamare. All the vic trict, at a special election Wednesday, edible niul should not be tnlxeil with rent poultry show In Madison Square
April 26, the surgeon general’s office
Waterpower Work Urged.
voted to authorize the issuing of scraps that are to be fed to poultry, Garden. It wns originally the prop
tims were British subjects.
Washington, D. C.— President Wil
$125,000 in district bonds.
The mon for the birds leave such stuff, nnd as erty of MnJ. Frnnk J. Griffin, who Bold
The War department was asked to son was asked Wednesday by Senator
ey will be used to purchase two sites It accumulates It makes the place It to the government for the nominal
Oil Relief Bill Approved.
close saloons in Vernon, adjoining Los
Washington, D. C__ Representatives ami erect the first units o f three new where the they are fed look slovenly. price of five rents. Major Griffin la In
Angeles on the south, in resolutions Walsh, of Montana, to use his influ
Coffee groumls. nnd toa leaves In small command of the pigeon section of the
the oil interests on the Pacific Coast school buildings.
adopted by the Los Angeles city coun
army, and because It la not customary
conference with Secretary Daniels
cil and ordered telegraphed to Wash
R. A. Booth, of the State Highway quantities are not objectionable, but
ington. It was said that Vernon had Senator Walsh told the President that and Mark L. Requa, oil controller for commission, and State Forester Rank In large quantities abould be disposed or proper for Uncle Sum to compete
become a menace to soldiers and sail many senators are anxious for definite the Fuel administration, approved the in, met in Corvallis Thursday with the of separately. Fat meat In large pieces for prizes, he entered the bird and
bill now before congress under which
had the satisfaction of s«*elng It carry
ors. Vernon is a small incorported action.
boards o f county commissioners for should not be put with eernps for poul
the Navy, by Presidential proclama
city, noted for resorts since Los An
Benton and Lincoln counties to discuss try Ix'cause n hen can swallow s much off the first award In Its clasa and
geles abolished saloons and limited passed a bill providing for power de tion. will take over and operate all oil two proposed state highways from Cor larger piece of fat than Is good for also the blife ribbon for the beat young
velopment in navigable streams, and a and gas wells in the naval oil reserves
her. By cutting waste fat In pieces hen homer In the show.
vallis to the coast.
special house committee recently was in California. This action is expected
Thnn the government homers no sec
no larger than one would cut for him
The German Crown Prince himself appointed to consider all water power to pave the way for relief from the
A fter being idle for six weeks, the self at the table, and by making sure tion of the show attracted more gen
threatened oil famine in that district. Bay m ill of the Smith company at that the fat does notf exceed 10 per eral attention. Officers from the ar
has fired several shots with a gun with legislation.
Coos Bay will resume operations with cent of the scraps fed at one time the mies of Great Britain nnd France
which Paris is being bombarded, a
Cancel French Debt, Says Kenyon.
were especially Interested In the ex
Minimum Wage Now $9.60.
Cologne dispatch says. He is greatly
in the next few days.
The plant will dangers In fe«*dlng It are avoided.
and " khnkl-clad warrior ap
cut aeroplane stock exclusively for
interested in the workings o f the guns,
for poultry la to keep a one-gallon Jar, proached Major Griffin to explain how
according to the dispatch, and has vis fare commission o f California issued France’s financial obligations to the several weeks.
of gluzed or galvanized ware, with a on one occasion on the western front
an order Thursday establishing a mini United States is proposed in a resolu
ited the spot frequently.
J. E. Blevens, the Pendleton man cover In a convenient place, putting In his life and that of his entire battalion
mum wage o f $9.60 for a 48-hour tion introduced Tuesday by Senator
Four sticks o f dynamite, 30 feet of week, or 20 cents an hour, for all wo Kenyon, of Iowa.
who was arrested at Klamatth Falls to this scraps of bread, cake, anil meat had been saved by nothing more than
coiled copper wire and detonating caps men in the state engaged in unskilled
The resolution provides that "all ob with a tank o f liquor concealed in a from the table, remnants of servings a little homing pigeon, which had got
were discovered late Thursday buried and unclassified occupations.
Under ligations of the Republic o f France to steamer trunk, was tried before Judge of vegetables, eeresls, pies, pudillngs, hut with Its message felting of the pre
under the base of the steel wireless the term "unclassified occupations” the the United States o f America for Gowen, of the Justice court and fine«! ate., and whatever waste from the carious predicament of th# soldiers In
tower at Fort Bliss.
The explosive commission includes all occupations moneys borrowed or funds advanced $250 and costs. Blevens said he was preparation of meuls is suitable to the front trenches nnd enabling re-en
was found by an officer who was train which have not been classified as the since the commencement o f the pres getting the liquor to accommodate combine with these things In a mash. forcements to be hurried up Just In
ing his men in entrenchment work mechanical, factory, laundry or can ent war, including interest thereon, be friends, but the next time would not
Onca a day the contents of the Jar the nick of time.
be so accommodating.
near the tower.
and are hereby canceled.”
ning industries, office or professional.