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WORLD’S DOINGS Daily Record
OF CURRtNT WEEK of Congress
ASKS QUICK ACTION
ON DEFENSE PUNS
Sa tu rd a y, J a n . 2 9 .
Brief Resume of Genera! News
From All Around Hie farth.
UNIVERSAL HAPPENINGS IN A NUTSHELL
Senate— Senator Sherman, Republi
can, introduced a resolution o f protest
against reported renewed demands by
Japan on China.
Senator Tillman praised Secretary
Daniels in a s}>eech on the navy and
attacked former Secretary Meyer.
Military committee continued work on
the army bill.
House— M ilitary and naval commit
tees continued hearings.
Social workers and labor leaders
asked for revision of the workmen’ s
mum « w*
BIG DAM BURSTS:
flFIY lOSf Ui
(UNMMTU FUN IACG IKW
Washington, D. C .-W h ile President
Wilson is carrying to the country his
appeal for adequate national defense,
one o f the vital elements of the pro-
Thirty-Toot Water Wall
President Wilson Urges People ; ^
opposition in both the senate andhou3e
Destruction Near San Diegt]
Such an army, described by Secre-
DAMAGE ESTIMATED AI $1,000,1
CHANGED CONOinONS ARE MENACING
vised to gare a final test of the prob
lem of training an adequate number of
Federal volunteers in peace times,
would be expected to provide 400,000 Area Two Miles Wide Devastate
Live News Items of Ail Nations and
men of the total of approximately
Bodies Washed to Sea — Many
1,000,000 which the entire plan is cal
Pacific Northwest Condensed
culated to make available.
F rid a y, J a n . 2 8 .
Marooned Without Food.
pending Danger is Given.
Present indications are that the con
Senate— Petitions bearing a million
for Our Busy Readers.
tinental proposal in some form w ill be
names protesting against war muni
written into the army increase bill be
tions shipments presented, resulting in
San Diego, Cal.— A t least 50 |
ing prepared by the senate military
Cleveland, O.— New circumstances
Debate on Philippine independence have arisen, President Wilson declared committee, although that measure will were believed to have been killed 1
Constantinople is said to be on the
verge o f starvation because of the bill resumed.
Thursday when the lower dam of
Saturday, which make it absolutely
M ilitary committee continued hear necessary that this country should pre
pressure o f war.
San Diego water system in the l
ing on army bills.
pare for adequate national defense
A big fund for the suffering Jews of
valley, south o f here, broke under
House — Admiral Griffin, chief of
“ We are in the midst of a world
Europe is being raised in this country.
heavy pressure of the flood waters,
navy engineering bureau, testified be that we did not make and cannot al
New York hua pledged $250,000.
wall of water 30 feet high was
fore naval committee.
ter,” the President said. “ Its whole
Five Portland policemen lowered
Gen. Wood told military committee atmospheric and physical conditions
Sweeping down the valley the |
two firemen down into a 50-foot well army Bhould be recruited to full are the conditions of our own life, al-
flood of water carried people, li»
to rescue a dog that had fallen in.
strength before a reserve is enrolled. b o ; and therefore as your responsbile
stock and valuable farm property tot
Postal committee favorably reported servant I must tell you that the dan
A heavy storm is general over Cali
Scores of residents
gers are infinite and constant.
fornia, with snows in the mountains
missing. Houses on 25 ranches w
and rain and sleet in the lowlands.
“ I should feel that I were guilty of
portation by space.
an unpardonable omiss:on if I did not
The first news of the disasti
The United States is to soon tell
go out and tell my fellow countrymen
reached here late Saturday.
England that the seizure o f U. S. Mail T h u rsd a y , J a n . 2 7 .
that new circumstances have arisen
There had been no communication will
ia “ unwarranted and inquisitorial.”
Senate— Public lands committee re which make it absolutely necessary
the district since the disaster occurre
A Davenport, Wash., man is left ported water power bill recognizing that this country prepare herself for
as wires were down and roads we
$120,000 by a bcahelor brother and jurisdiction o f both state and federal war, not for anything that smacks in
Alaska miner, who was killed by an governments over water power sites. the least of aggression but for ade
A t least 25 Japanese men, worn«
Postoffice committee recommended
quate national defense."
and children were reported to
deposits of postal savings funds in
“ Whenever the ordinary rules of
Four boys and one man hold up and federal reserve banks.
among those lost.
commerce at sea and of international
rob a Chicago bank in broad daylight.
An area 15 miles long and two mil«
M ilitary and naval committees con
relationship are apt to be thrust aside
They secured $15,000 i>: currency and tinued hearings.
wide is devastated.
or ignored,” he continued, “ there is
Rescuers Were unable to reach
House— M ilitary and naval commit
danger of the more critical kind of
scene of the disaster, as all bridg
A mile of highly-charged electric tees continued hearings.
were washed out and the awollei
Rivers and harbors committee heard
w ire is alleged to have been stolen
“ America is not afraid of anybody.
streams were so treacherous that
from the Oregon Iron & Steel company
I know 1 reflect your feeling when I
was impossible to launch boats to
o f Portland.
say that the only thing I am afraid of
to the rescue.
is not being ready to perform my
General Wood opposes plan for con
speech advocating preparedness.
Several bodies have been seen
Oriental army and proposes that the
Bennett, o f New
ing in the flood waters, according
shame. I am afraid of the danger of
be brought to full
York, defended German-Americans in
reports received here.
inadequacy; I am afraid of the danger
The coroner confirms etimatess I
o f not being able to express the cor
The Swiss government w ill apolo
Passed the Shackleford $25,000,000
place the loss of life in the flood at I
rect character of this country with
gize to Germany for the trampling un good roads bill.
He said that many o f the bodies
tremendous might and effectiveness
der foot o f the empire’s emblem by an
been washed out to sea.
Wednesday, Jan. 26.
The breaking o f the dam relea
Senate— Foreign relations committee the field of the world’s affairs.
11,000,000,000 gallons of water, whid
No snow has fallen in Southwestern
discussed Colombian, Nicaraguan and
rushed down through the thickly pop
Alaska up to the middle of January, Haitian treaties.
when he spoke of defending the na
lated and narrow Otay valley.
and it is said children are going to
Senator Hitchcock proposed amend tion’s honor the cheering was tremen
The property loss w ill amount to i
ment to Philippine bill granting inde
least $1,000,000. Because ofthefai
S ir David Beatty has been prom oted
Senator Lane, o f Oregon, proposes pendence in from two to four years.
I that they were isolated by the breal
big army to build roads throughout the
Debated child labor bill without final impression that I am thinking of some to be a vice-adm iral in the B ritish
ing o f the dam, which shut off
navy. He I* only forty-five ye a rs old,
country and at the same time give the action.
means o f reaching other communitia
men military training.
the youngest man ever to reach that
M ilitary committee continued hear
amidst intricate dangers.
The dan rank. Lady Beatty w as Ethel Field, | hundreds o f fam ilies in the vicin
ings on army reorganization.
The report that Great Britain had
are facing a food famine.
House— M ilitary and naval commit gers that we are treading amoung are daughter of the late M a rsh a ll F ield of
lifted the embargo on interned German
tees heard witnesses on the state of not of our own making and not under Chicago.
ships has caused a furore o f activity
our control. I think no man in the
among shippers o f the Pacific Coast.
Secretary Garrison urged the house United States knows what a single
A Portland bride-to-be, accused by interstate commerce committee to re week, a single day, a single hour may be devoted mainly to a complete re
organization of the regular army on a
her parents o f insanity, apparently to vise the general dam act in the inter bring forth”
The President spoke of the navy and basis of approximately 235,000 men
deter her wedding, was found to be est o f water power development.
with the colors, increasing Secretary
the coast defenses, saying;
Mane by the Multnomah county court.
Washington, D. C.— President
‘ ‘ Take for example the matter of Garrison’ s proposals in that respect by son Saturday sent to the senate
President Wilson delivers his first
our coast defenses.
It is obvious to nearly 100,000 men.
nomination of Louis D. Brandeis, 1»^
address on preparedness in New York.
every man that they are of the most
Senator Chamberlain, chairman of
yer, of Boston, to be associate jusi
He will visit the Middle West for ten
vital importance to the country. Such the senate military committee, said he
of the Supreme court in succession
days, delivering speeches on this sub
coast defenses as we have are strong was confident his committee would
the late Justice Lamar.
Washington, D. C.— Germany has
tion was a complete surprise in ofl
coast defenses in enough places. Their rounded bill providing for all the ele
Spokane washerwomen are now said
submitted to the United
circles. Mr. Brandeis’ name had
to patronize the laundries, and have
quality is admirable but their qunatity ments of a national army of 1,000,000
been mentioned publicly in conne
or more men.
other luxuries, not furnished by their through Ambassador Von Bernstorff, is insufficient.
with the place.
inebriate husbands before Washington
“ And the navy of the United States!
Mr. Brandeis has been in the puM
bring about a settlement of the con You have been told that it is the sec
Washington, D. C.— Within a month eye for some years as a prolific
Representative S i n » , . .
O «*», „ .
It ia reported in Vatican circles that troversy over the sinking of the steam
i n » » legislati
the condition o f Emperor
Francis ship Lusitania, with a loss o f more sorry to say that experts do not agree pects to be wearing a fine fe lt hat tion
with those who tell you that. Reck made largely from the fur o f Oregon
Joseph, o f Austria, who has been seri than 100 American lives.
He attained some prominence
oning by its actual strength I believe jackrsbbits.
ously ill for several days, is rapidly
years ago as attorney for the inten
it to be one of the most efficient navies
Through Representative Edmonds which sought the removal from
the document might bring a satisfac in the world; but its strenght ranks the consignment of Oregon jackrabbit
of Secretary Ballinger in the
A Seattle physician serving a ban tory termination o f negotiations.
fourth, not second. You must reckon pelts received by Mr. Sinnott have
quet in his home, prescribed cocktails
Although the greatest secrecy sur with the fact that it is necessary that been turned over to a Philadelphia Pinchot Ballinger controversy,
for his guests in regular medicine bot rounds the negotiations, it is said on that should be our first arm of defense, factory, which manufacture high-grade was conusel later on for the ship
Each person had an individual excellent authority that Germany final and you ought to insist that everything felt hats. With the pelts went Mr. who opposed the general increases ■
freight rates before the Inter
prescription signed by the doctor.
ly had argeed to eliminate from the should be done that it is possible for Sinnott’s head measurement.
commerce commission, and during i
A playful dog runs in front of a
same period he was at the forefront^
coasting party at South Rend. Wash., the warning issued by the German adequate standard of strength and effi acknowledging the furs, saying they those who were demanding an inv
will be thoroughly tested and promis
causing the pilot to swerve the sled, embassy the day the Lusitania sailed ciency.
“ Where we are lacking more per ing him the first hat made from them. gation o f the financial affairs of
plunging it over an embankment. The on her last trip from New York.
New Haven railroads.
fire chief and two women coasters Mention of this warning is understod haps ia on land and in the number of
Mr. Brandeis represented the
to have been contained in the last pro men who are ready to fight.
were badly injured.
Washington, D. C.— Representative
posal, which was rejected after Prea- characteristic desire o f America is not McCracken, of Idaho, has introducted gon Industrial W elfare commis
The new fad in ladies’ hosiery is the ident Wilaon had considered it.
that she should have a great body of a bill providing for the appointment of last year in the ease o f O ’ Hara
* 'lampshade" stocking.
It is understood also that Germany men whose chief business is to fight, a board o f engineers, three from the Stettler, in the United States Supr
court, givin g the oral argument
Mexican bandit is executed in the had left out of her proposal general but a great body o f men who know army, one from the Reclamation serv
preparing one o f the briefs. The
Juarez cemetery for killing an Am eri
ice and one from civil life, to make a
doing on the part o f the submarine when anything that is dear to the na survey and plan with regard to cost of is still pending in the court.
commander, to which United States tion is threatened.
You might have canalizing the Columbia river above years ago Judge Brandeis appeared M j
Mercury drops 70 degrees in two objected.
what we have, millions of men who Celilo to the mouth of the Snake river, fore the Supreme court in the
hours ami 20 minutes at Great Falla.
capacity in the interest o f the Ore
Mention of the warning ia believed have never handled arms o f war, who
of Snake river from its mouth to 10-hour law. In this ease he appea
to have been most objectionable to the are mere material for shot and powder
Pittsburg landing, and of the Clear-
as counsel for Illinois and Ohio
Mrs. Mean Hear, an Indian aged 105 administration. In effect, it was re i f you pot them in the field, and Amer
water river from its mouth to Orofino. i well. He was, in 1910, chairman
years, dies at Ponca City, Okla., leav garded aa conveynig the idea that no ica would be ashamed of the ineffi
The bill appropriates $50,000 to meet I
the board o f arbitration which set'
ing 700 kinfolks in her immediate American lives would have been lost ciency o f calling such men to defend
expenses and fixes the salaries of;
New York garment work«
the N ation.”
had the warning been heeded.
members o f the board at $6000 a year strike.
A. L. Mohler, president of the
Officials Like Torpedo.
Drunkard Li*» Stir* City.
Union Pacific railroad, who fsll on the
Brffiah S te a m e r F o u n d e r .
Titanic Claim, Sett.ed.
Or. — Consternation has
ice at Omaha Sunday and suffered con
been caused among several citizens of
* * * * * *
New Y ork -A ttom ey s for the
cussion of the brain, ia improving.
John Haya Hammond, Jr., was urged this place by the appearance of their York for Havre on j . i , T ! " ,NeW StAr ,ine announced Saturday
President Wilson urges congress to
Wedneeday by Secretary Garrison, Ma name* on “ Habitual Drunkard” lists demi at sea . c ^ Z
f *1 foun* » * ” * ™ n ts had been reached
d e a r it* docket of appropriation bills |
jor General Scott and Brigadier Gen that have been given the railway thl
° f more than 200 claimants wb
as soon aa possible, so that the prepar
eral Weaver at an executive seesion o f agents in Jefferson county by the here S d a y
e T n t .,? '? ♦ ! ! " 't®- ,bout *000,000 will be paid in
edness program w ill hava full swing.
the house fortifications sub-committee. prosecuting attorney.
dr.lema J d that on J ^ u m
T iU n ic di* " ter’
A t a masting in Chicago of the Re Mr. Hammond also waa present and
Great dissatisfaction, too, has been •ighted the Sn.ni.1,
» ry 22 he largest amount to be paid aa a
publican National corami ties,
four explained the workings o f the torpedo. expressed by many of the persons af
prominent parsons were mentioned for Th* W w department estimates contain fected. who contend that it is a ques
chairman of the convention, including a proposed appropriation of »945.000 tion aa to what constitutes an habtuial
h ™ “
B. H U * I
Borah. Root, McCall and Osborne.
for putting the torpedo into use.
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Louis D. Brandeis, Boston Lawyer,
Named for Suprem e Court
American Demand on Germany in
Lusitania Case Granted by Berlin
« io*« 01 toe vessel.
claim waa origin ally fo r 11 , 000 , 009 .