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OF CURRENT WEEK
37 KILLED IN AIRPLANE RAID
FEEDING THE NATION’S ARMY
TASK OF GIGANTIC PROPORTIONS
laindon Bombed bv Teuton Fliers and
Much l>amage Done.
WAN IS TO GO TO FRANCE
London Thirty-seven persons were
killed and 166 injured in the London
area during Sunday n igh t’s air raid.
Eaoh Morning 4,000 Cattle Must Bo Slaughtered to Supply Dally
Six persons were injured in the pro
Ration of Fresh Beef— 7,000 Cars Required to Transport
vinces. The casualties are divided as
Month’s Supply— Every Ounce Must Bo Inspected
tendon and the metropolitan police
Before It Is Sont to the Men.
district K illed: Men, 17; women, 14;
children, 6; total. 87. Injured: Men,
W ashington— M U «be functhm o f slsteuce for the forces In the Uni tod
S3; women. 49; children. 23; total,
lA* subsistence dlvlohm of «be quarter States, subsistence for the force# over-
master corps to fee«l the United State« ««■a. food Inspection, purchase, plan
Provinces — Injure«!: Men. 2; wo
army furnishing three square meals ning, field bakeries anil the like.
men, 3; children, 1; total, 6.
dally to every one «>f the nearly ’4.000.- Brunches o f these subdivisions spe
Considerable da mag«) to property has
000 men, whether In France. In train cialize In beef, In milk. In Hour, In
Events o f Noted People, Governments been reported.
In Space o f Three Days Allied Airmen
ing camps In this country. In the Philip canned goods and other require«! foods.
Thousands o f persons had their first
sad Pacific Northwest and Other
Bring Down 37 Totally Destroyed
pines, Hawaii or the Panama Canal The propol i I,ms of single purchase« uro
experience in a raid. They were visi
# almost slagg<>rlng. Thu other day the
Things Worth Knowing.
and Force 60 More to I .and.
tors from many points o f England
Despite the enormous expansion or division was enstlng about for a Mille
Scotland and Wales, who took advan
the American army during the pnat mutter o f A7.nixi.lHS) «ans o f soup In
tage o f the Whitsuntide holidays,
rear, nothing has developed to mar the supply the army for a »tilled period.
which run from Saturday until Tues
And so It goes down through some
soldier’s reputation of being
Charles W. Fairbanks, former vice day, to visit the metropolis.
On the French 'Front, in France
250 Items nf supply running from ham
the best-fed soldier In the world.
president o f the United States, is crit-1
American air squadrons have been en
Maj. lieu, tii-orge W. Uoethals, act to shne strings and from metal polish
ically ill at his home in Indianapolis
gaged in participation with the French ing quartermaster general, os hand of to macaroni.
with B right's disease.
in bombing operations behind the Uer the quartermaster eorp#, 1* responsible
Formerly the work of the final pur
Lufbery, the first
Mis* W illie b e
man lines. These operations are be for the feeding o f the army. The Im chase was distributed. Depot quarter
American ace to be killed as the result
masters In various sections of the rusculatlve W filb
o f an aerial fight, was buried with full
country bought supplies In conformity huma, hope* to |
military' honors Monday by French and
A t one time recently 120 allied ma rests with the subsistence division,
which Is presided over by Col. W. 11. with the tone o f thglr hn-nllscd market coming proficient r.s
area. Boon, however. It heenme clear Sin- bus made rapid pi
All Young Men Attaining 21 in chines were flying at the same moment llrove.
A new top price for cattle was es- j
in bombing work.
The food supply o f the army takes that this function must lie centralised study.
tablished at the Sioux City stockyards
Records have just reached the cor on proportions m> gigantic that figures In Washington under the control of the
Past Y ear Must Register
Tuesday when the Cudahy Packing |
respondent o f the air activities along fall to give more than a hasy Idea of divisional experts. As a result the di
lysing all tho fix Is which mine
for M ilitary Service.
company paid C. H. Howdie, o f Par
the French front between May 15 ami Its Immensity.
F’or example. 4,00« vision operates along Hues o f high ef-
'«'ii >i-i- ■ me freque'j
ker, S. D., $17.75 a hundred pounds
18, since the weather became again cattle must he slaughtered every morn th-lency. Its system nf records snows
for a carload o f steers.
favorable for flying, which reveal th«' ing to give the soldier his dally ration constantly the state o f supplies ut drawn from shipment*, the i*
muilo and Hie result place«! on Iti
Portland Wednesday June 5, has intensive aerial work o f the character
home unit ahroail, enabling It to follow
of fresh beef.
Enthusiastic reports o f the progress
officially designated as Registra-
I he Inxpcctlou brunch's central ofore.
noted. In this period, 105 aerial com
o f the American Red Cross for a sec- tion Day throughout, the United States
bats were fought in the course o f pa cars are r«-qnlre«l to bring ti e food for j ductlon to the port o f embarkation, Any discrepancy between th« original
ond war mercy fund o f $100,000,000 for ajj yOUng men who have attained
trols. German machines to the num the present month's supply Into the while lh«> volume o f purchase permits sample und delivery bring* prompt no-
came to headquarters in a steady the age o f 21 years since draft Regis-
her o f 37 were destroyed. 60 others camps nud cantonments on this able o f direct relation with lit.- manufacturer llou.
stream throughout the opening day tration Day one year ago.
Military Bakery Companies.
were forced to land, badly damaged, the Atlantic.
i " " ‘l ***« elimination o f the middleman.
Monday o f the campaign.
On Wednesday June 5, every 21- within their own lines, and eight cap
The freah bread o f the army comes
The soldier's food must t o sll right By the application o f this central «on-
The Spokane Herold, with its asso year-old man in the United States tive balloons were burned.
at all time*—and must he there at the trot principle there was save«! to the from tho military hnkery companies.
ciated publications in Seattle. Everett must appear at the registration place
In the same period bombarding appointed hour. The American tight government In the purchase of ration thn*e unique Institutions which, with
and Bellingham, has suspended publi designated by his local draft board squadrillas threw 160 tons o f bombs on
lug msn In Franco may wait a week or - Items needed for the month of April their portable ovens, trundle along, one
cation. This includes the well-known and register.
the enemy’s depots and other estab a month for a new tint or any other ar $1411.750. At).
with each dlvlnlmi. turning out crisp,
The only exceptions are men already lishrnents. O f this the night bombing
Tills centralized control Is also a fresh bri-nd by the thousand# o f loaves,
ticle of equipment If lie enn make the
Washington Staats-Zeitung. o f Seattle.
squadrillas dropped 135 tons.
old one serve, hut he cannot wait n factor In ex|*edltU)U# action. Not long regurdlt-s* of lo«-atl»n, weather condi
cial arrangements have been made
During the night o f May 15 no lass
A wheatless diet for Montana until whereby absentees and those too ill to
day or nn unnecessary hour for his ago there came from General I’ershlng tions, nr even German *h«ll Are.
I ’rlor to the war the strength o f a
July 1 was proposed in a resolution appear at the registration places may than 120 airplanes were in the air ut dinner If he 1« to he the gingery, up- a requisition for 2-l.tH)<),(HH) rations to
the same moment bombarding a large
passed by a state-wide conference of register by mail.
nnd-at-'em. 100 per cent efficient Mil- he supplied “ at once." By the terms bakery company was one officer and
number o f towns and villages in Ger
On account of the
"rntton," It shouhl b<> explained. Is 01 enlisted men
But they must all register.
for six wheatless weeks, i f is under to do so makes the guilty young man man-held territory, causing fires and
meant the complete fixxl supply of Increase In lh«> sire of n illv M ii^ p ^ p t *
Problem Long Ago Worked Out.
army It was neceaaary to
stood, w ill have the practical effect o f liable to imprisonment for one year. explosions everywhere. American and
The provision of fo«>«l In auch quan one soliller for one «lay. Within twen
Italian squadrons participated in-the*«
an order. •
, And ignorance o f the fact that June 5 operations.
tities and with such promptness t* not ty-four hours the division had located
isilnts o f production capable of sup the bakery eiimpnj
Instruments at the Victoria. B. C., is registration day w ill not be ac-
On May 16 the broad daylight work
observatory Monday recorded an earth ! cepted as an excuse. The burden o f continued, the bombing machines be den Inspiration. It could be only the plying this large demand, had placed
quake. which officials estimated oc-
ing protected by 75 chasers, w h ich ; result o f much thought and study. The
15 ovens. T
curred about 6000 miles away, prob- and date o f registration is placed on swept all the enemy aircraft out o f the army authorities gave the subsistence fulfillment o f the requisition under j
ably in the Pacific ocean. The record I the men themselves,
skies over a large space.
System of Purchasing.
Registration w ill be in charge o f the
was pronounced, and the tremor lasted
Germans captured by the Freneh tes thought and stuily long before the
While the buying Is thus roiitrihled. I putll'i-
j local boards in their respective dis tify to the brilliant work o f the en dnrker war clouds begnn to gather on
over an hour.
tricts. They are required to post im tente allied aviators, who. the prison the American h««rtzon. At no time lias the actual purchases are not made In 1 Imkcry coiiipOT^0|j^^
Russian Bolshevik troops, according mediately a list o f registration places.
«•quipped nud truifmw
ers say, leave the Germans no peace there been serious criticism o f the Washington. Th«-® uirclms,- diqxits at
to a telegram from Constantinople,
The registration places w ill be open Fears are expressed regarding future subsistence end o f the quartermaster’s various points telegraph t«> the dlvl j hand to pmduce hr««a«l for
have succeeded in capturing the town from 7 o ’clock the morning o f June 5,
•hum! officer* price quotation* on sup army ami the National guurd.
o f Petrovsk, on the west shore o f the until 9 o ’clock that night. They w ill operations by allied airmen on the flepn rfment.
A Sample Day's Rations.
Rhine cities, which they believe w ill j Under Colonel Drove, or associate«! plies. with recommendations as to their !
Caspian. 200 miles north o f Baku.
acceptance. The division's experts I Never ut all) lltne while the drafted ^
be in charge o f officials o f the local be laid in ruins.
Oerentkapoi, another town, has fallen
j draft boards.
d are their anti-aircraft defenses arc other branches o f the quartermaster study them In connection with their met! were assembling and o f course
to the Russians.
June 5 has ben selected as the date insufficient to prevent the allies visit
corps, are many well-known officers, market reports and conlldontlnl lists they reuched their ramps at -1L
George Washington Hall, said to j for registration day because it is the ing, either day or night, the Teuton i some o f them veterans o f the army and o f prices from the big fnoil Industries. o f the day und nlyj
have been the oldest active circus pro anniversary o f the first draft registra camps, cantonments and airdromes, some fresh from civil life, but all ex Then from the iltvislonal office# goes j «•ns unprepare«!
prietor, is dead at Evansville, Wis., tion day, when approximately 10,000,- where, they say, enough damage al perts In commissary service.
the telegraphe«! word to the d«-p«t# to hot meal. Not 1
He began his showman’s 000 men between the ages o f 21 and 30 ready his been done.
purchase or decline.
to go to war has fir
Back lu 181)8. when distinguished
career at the age o f 13, and was the years, inclusive, registered for the
From the ilepots the fixxl goes t«* the army hrokiii «Imvu. Tin" w
Other prisoners assert that Emperor ! gentlemen nn the floor o f congress
first to take an American circus to draft.
W illiam hesitated a long time before j Were apprehending that the Amerli-nn the various «-amps and cantonments, with lilx issue ration varteip n ij
This registration day is only for starting the offensive this year, b u t.
soldier was being pampered with a where It I* Issued to the lighting organ mentrd through use o f the ca ' J
men who have reached the age o f 21 that General I.udendorff obtained the
diet too elaborate, the ration for the izations by tho qimrtermnster In w til« It the government a llfl'^ M #
The San Francisco board o f super years, thus coming within the draft
Ftach company, Imttcry or he doc* not draw the ful.^ffi
upper hand by promising to force a nnny consisted o f oue nud a quarter «•liarg«'.
visors has adopted a measure incorpo age, since last registration day.
peace by beating the allies by Easter, j j pounds of beef, eighteen ounces of troop, each separate detachment, oper a 'loti cd fo.»l. lives „ »
rating an additional 2 cents in the tax
\ bread and flour, two-thirds o f an ounce ates Its own kitchen with Its enlisted than the average civilian.
rate to provide a fund o f $100,000 for
the re lie f o f dependent fam ilies of SUGAR W HITE PLAGUE CURE CAMP SEES UNKNOWN PLANE i of salt and one-third o f a gill o f vine rooks working under a moss s«-rg«-ant.
men in the army, navy or marine corps
gar. That was all, but It enabled the Here the fixxl Is prepared for break u special day's menu,
fast. dinner nnd supper.
live of NUeli meat* ns are regu - B
resident in that city.
Italian Scientist Credited W ith Great Machinr Flies Over Cantonment Vio- 1 American soldier to dine far more ex
The wholeaomeneas o f every fixxl vided:
pensively than did any o f Ills foreign
An agreement tantamount to a con
lating F’ederal Law.
| brothers In arms. To«1ay the ration In article must be assured before It can
tract to build 130 vessels to cost ap
Wash.— A mysterious cludes 17 food articles, each capable o f he placed In the soldier’s |xi»*«-»*l«m. liver and bacon OUlolVxM
proxim ately $800,000 each, and total
aco, director o f the Biochemical sec airplane coming from a base unknown extensive variation by substitution.
The array's system o f Inspei'tton Is fried potatoes, coffee, brand.
ing about $100,000,000 was reached in
Dinner— Vegetable soup, roast
tion o f the Lincei Academy, at Rome, has been flying over Camp Lewis, it The soldier eats them In (iarguutuan thorough nnd uncompromising. It be
Cleveland Tuesday between Charles M.
is credited by the Italian scientific became known Thursday.
j quantities. Here are some o f the things gin# at the source of supply nml con and gravy, mashed |Kitnt«M>s. stew,.,
Schwab, director general o f the gov
The strange machine was viewed on | which Colonel (Jrovo and his organiza tinues until the fo«xl Is actually con tomatoes; peach cobbler, bread.
ernment’s shipbuilding program, and press with a discovery which w ill revo
Slipper—-Beef, bukixl potatoes, rice
lutionize the treatment o f tuberculosis. three different occasions late in the tion must provide each duy In the sume«!. The rix'onls at Washington
Great Lakes shipbuilding companies.
Professor Lo Monaco,
explaining afternoon by officers and men, the last y e a r:
stiow the capabilities, character nnd pudding, ton bread
standard of every establishment pur
German submarines have again re his discovery, said he had observed time on Monday.
The aviator each time was seen hov Beef, lbs........................................ 2.000,000 veying f«x»d to tlie army. Tlic Inspoc- ! e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e
sumed unrestricted warfare on Norwe that sugar had a remarkable effect on
Bacon, lbs...................................... 686,000
gian fishing boats in the A rctic Ocean the secretions o f the human organism. ering over camp at an estimated height Corned best bash. 2-lb tins............. 38,400 for* know fruits, vegetables, meat and |
north and east o f the Norwegian coast. A fte r seven years o f study o f these
Canned salmon, cans ..................... 11.000 other articles o f purchase. The army !
Miles— Is in Hospital l
Fishermen saved from sunken vessels phenomena he became convinced that o f field glasses have definitely ascer Flour, lbs.......................................2.»2i.iss« specification# are clear and exact. They '
Hard bread, lbs............................. SH.SH must he met. The Inspectors make |
and landed at Hammerfest report that the secretions o f saliva, bile and the tained that it was not the privately Beans,
Seattle, Wash. When Jnrk •
the commander o f a U-boat said that
Corn m«-»l, lbs........................ .
44,W0 sure they nre met. And ttim rcrdvIng •
s Watt*, twenty-four, a sailor on 2
all vessels met by him would be sunk. modified profoundly by the introduc
There is no other airplane within Onions, lbs.................................... 000,00«) selves that there has been no deferlo- I • one o f Uncle Nam's torpedo- •
tion o f sugar. This gave him the idea
Through an opinion which some con- o f applying his method to the bron- flying distance o f Camp I^ewis, so far
Coffee, lbs...................................... 182.HOn ration In shipment, thus make their j • taints, dove off a pier here anil *
as could be learne«!, and the fact that Pickles, gallons ............................
strued as indicating a n e w attitude I chial secretics o f consumptives.
7,900 contribution to that continual Inspec J started to swim to the training •
toward big business and on which the
The first experiments made on con flying over an army cantonment is a Hugnr, lbs...................................... 620,000 tion which censes only when the f«xxl j e ship
18 mile* •
court divided four to three, the U. S. sumptive soldiers gave results far ex flagrant violation o f the federal law halt, lbs......................................... lot 0 ® has ceased to exist.
J away, he started something lie •
Soup, cans .................................... 28,000
Supreme court refused to order the ceeding his expectations, he reports. has led to considerable speculation.
The bureau o f markets o f the tie- | • couldn't finish. When flsheil nut •
Catsup, bottles ............................ 23.000
dissolution o f the United Shoe Machin There was rapid improvement in most
pa rfment of agriculture, with repre J of the bay lie expressed his J
ery company, o f Massachusetts and its cases and he obtained cures which ap
Seattle, Wash.— The report that the
sentatives throughout tho country : • pleasure at having been saved •
subsidiaries, forming the so-called peared to be radical.
mysterious ariplane sighted over Camp
In the Washington offices o f the sub whose duty It Is to report on condi J the long Journey.
“ shoe machinery trust.’ ’
Professor Lo Monaco explained that
sistence division there are some sixty tions In the perishable fooil markets, •
Jack took Into Ids system eon •
the bronchial secretion is an indis
officers und civilian experts, with the give* full help to tho army Inspection. | 2 slderoble quantities o f salt wn- 2
Reorganization o f the army air serv
pensable medium for the existence o f attle, was refuted by W. E. Boeing, necessary clerical assistants. Untler The bureau o f chemistry o f the same • ter along with other Ibpibls he J
ice was completed Tuesday by Presi
the tubercule bacilli ami that by the president o f the company, who assert Its chief the division Is divided Into op- department also lends Its powerful as- • hnd hc«-n Imbibing and they
dent Wilson as his first act under the
injection o f saccharose the secretion ed that none o f the company’s ma crating subdivisions, dealing with sub- slstance, carefully examining and ana • didn't mix well. He wus taken
new law perm itting him to readjust
diminishes and finally disappears, the chines had made flights within the last
• to tho city hospital for balling
government departments for the war.
In an executive order he directed that bacilli disappearing with it.
Brief Resume Most Important
Da ly News Items.
Tons of Bombs Dropped on Foe
Far Back of Lines.
DAY SET FOR JUNE 5
the air service be wholly divorced
Snow Falls is Palouse.
from the signal corps and also that the
W alla W alla— Some snow fell in the
functions o f producing and operating
aircraft o f all kinds in the military Blue mountains Sunday. It is an unus
service be separated.
ually late date for snow. The temper
A fte r buffeting strong head winds in ature in Walla W alla was affected by
the ocean off the Golden Gate, the con the snowfall. A rrivals from Spokane
crete steamer Faith returned from a report a heavy rain all the way to Day-
successful trial trip late Friday after ton. E. C. Whipple and T. McCoy, o f
noon. The vessel, which made a suc Portland, drove from Spokane in an
cessful trial trip in San Francisco Bay automobile and the fall in the Palouse
C. H. Anderson,
on Sunday. May 5, was given an ocean country was heavy.
who is interested in farming a 6000-
test to determine further her worth.
acre tract near Eltopia, said the rain
Plans had been made in 1914 for a Wednesday night w et the grou ndjto a
revolution o f Germans in the United depth o f three inches.
Arm y to Furnish Tobacco.
W ith the American Arm y in Franee
— Tobacco, which heretofore has t>een
purchased by the soldiers or issued by
the Re<l Cross an«i other agencies, w ill
be ma«le a part of the regular ration.
On recommendation o f General Per
shing, the War department has derided
upon this action. A s soon as th«; new
order goes into effect, which will lie in
a few days, there w ill be issued to
each soldier o f the American expedi
tionary forces daily four tenths o f an
ounce o f smoking tobacco an«l 10 cigar
States in case this country should be
Ex-Czar to Be Exiled.
drawn into the European war, accord
Geneva, Switzerland, Sunday— Nich
ing to testimony given in N ew York at
the state attorney general’s investiga olas Romanoff, ex-emperor o f Russia,
and his fam ily, according to reports
tion o f reports o f hidden munitions.
printed in Vienna newgpapers, has
M. Duval, who was director o f the been given his choice o f exile in
suppressed Germanophile newspaper, Roumania or Switzerland and has de
Bonnet Rouge, in Paris, was con cided to go to Switzerland.
demned to death Friday by courtmar- cession,- it is stated, was granted
tial for treason. The six other defend on certain conditions, the principal one
ants were sentenced to imprisonment being that he would refrain from mak
for terms ranging from two to ten ing efforts to return to the Russian
D rafter’ s T a th e r in Jail.
Salem, Or. Ch arged with o ffe rin g s
bribe to Sheriff Needham, o f this
county, to arrange matters so that his
son might have his draft call delayed,
L. P. Laidon, a farmer o f Pratum,
is in the county jail awaiting arrival
o f a federal officer. Sheriff Needham
asserts Laidon said he would give him
$60 to arrange the matter. Needham
took Laidon before District Attorney
Gehlar, to whom he is said to have ad
mitted the attempt to bribe the sheriff.
ITALIAN BATTERY ON THE PIAVE
GOTHAM BOYS BEHAVE BETTER
W k itä M
a*-’» * '
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This Italian naval buttery near the mouth of the Plave Is mounted on a
w secured to the river bank, and camouflaged by reeds.
Has Tempering Influence
Youngetera, Saye Settlement
New York.—The boys of New York
hnve been getting better gradually for
the Inst ten years. The annual report
o f the Union settlement, which do-
votes Its effort« to South Harlem,
where the boys are representative of
tho entire city, is authority for this
Gaylord S. White,, secretary of the
settlement, has several theories.
"Thousands o f hoys have been "so
bered by the departure o f older broth
ers for wnr service." said Mr. White,
"ond the work o f the Junior police In
tho tenement districts has quieted an
other large detachment of potential
Things thst were
considered smart nnd amusing have
lost their value In the hoys’ eyes with
tho burden of war reflected all about