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PROPOSED FEDERAI MSJTU PUN
W li RAISE 200,600 MEN
OE BIG POISON PLOT
ASTORIA COMMITTEE ACTIVE
FOR LOCATION Of NAVA1 BASE
ALLIES TO PROTESI
Astoria, Ore. - A representative
Washington. D. C. — The proposals
committee of citizens of this city v e
of the National Guard association for
prosecuting a vigorous campaign or
the location of a government naval
federalization o f the state were before
base of the first class at or near the
the m ilitary committee of congreas
mouth of the Columbia river.
Mondayin the form o f a bill drafted
The camgaign is predicated on the ;
at the bequest of the senate commit
broad claim that the Columbia river is
tee. Force is given the regulations
the logical location for the third Pa
cific Coast naval base of the first class;
contemplated by a provision lim iting
that it is capable of admitting and ac-
participation in the Federal pay feat
r li_ commodating the largest vessels of the
ure to officers, men or organizations
complying with certain specified re
of the Pacific coast; that it is the
The scale o f annual pay proposed is
shortest and most mobile from the Pa
as follow s:
Major generals, $800;
cific to the Atlantic; that it has tribu
brigadiers, $700; colonels, $600; lieu
tary to it, easy of assembly, all ma
tenant colonels, $550; majors, $525;
terials necessary for the maintenance
captains, $500; first lieutenants. $300;
of a naval station; that it can be most
second lieutenants, $250.
easily mined and fortified for defense
men would be paid on the basis o f 25
and for the operation of battleship«,
per cent o f the pay rates o f the regu
scout cruisers and submarines; that
lar army, a private receiving approxi
for the government to neglect to ade
Washington, D. C.— Diplomat«
Chicago— " I do not wish to create a
mately $45 a year.
Germ*™ capture large section o f ■ The maximum number o f troop« pro- panic in Chicago,” was the cryptic quately equip it as a naval base of the gotiations o f various character
will confront the United States*
French trenches in Artois.
reply o f First Deputy Superintendent
result of the expected intention oi
! o f Police Schuettler, when asked Mon
Portland citizens have raised a fund
German and Austrian govern
o f over $13,000 for the relief of suffer
treat armed merchant ships of
1 poison several hundred prominent Chi
ing Jews in Europe.
tente allies as war vessels after
The Willamette river at Portland
Schuettler spoke testily and in the
reaches a 19-foot stage and floods all
Apparently it is certain that
tone of a man who is harboring the
attempt by the United Stata
secret of a great calamity.
A t the
change the present rule permittinj
same time he refused to admit that he
The customs officials at San Fran
of American ports by ms
believed Jean Crones, missing assist
cisco have seized a totem pole that
ships armed fo r defensive I
ant chef at the University Club, who
bears r.ude pictures and is otherwise
would be met by a strong j
served the banquet, was the only man
Correspondence also is likely to fJ
who figured in the plot.
A lone robber near Cheyenne, Wyo.,
i f the United States assumes as
Two hundred of the distinguished
enters a Union Pacific train and re
tion which coincides with that oC
list o f 400 banqueters who attended a
lieves 30 passengers of their valuables
many and Austria regarding the;
dinner given to Chicago's new Catholic
of submarines to sink armed i
archbishop. Most Reverend George
Secretary of War Garrison resigns
W illiam Munderlein. were taken ill of
On the other hand, the United Se
from President Wilson’s cabinet be
poisoning after the soup course. The
itself may take the initiative sk
cause o f difference in opinions over
archbishop did not partake o f the soup,
the entente allies impose a
the defense program.
nor did Governor Dunne, who was
boycott on American ports
among those present-
A liquid which bursts into flame
that this government
when poured on paper is believed to
that armed merchant ships ent;
hot on Crones' trail and is gathering
have been used by incendiaries who
American waters are ships of i
evidence of a plot in which Crones was
set fire to the Ottawa, Car.., parlia
subject to internment
The view o f at least some of
who planned to kill the distinguished
representatives o f the entente
group of men. This was borne out by
Egypt appears to have E<een postponed,
here is that any change made is
the activities o f his staff of detec
pending completion of the railroad
rule bearing on submarine
which is being constructed to the
during the war would be an u
Two hours before Health Commis
sioner Robertson gave out the report
Lord Brooke il In command cf the act. The governments are rep-
of F. O. Tonney, city chemist, that Canadian forces that have proved as not being prepared to I
Twenty memt>ers of the Elks Club
3.7 grains of white oxide of arsenic themaelves to brave and effective In there has been any change in the
at Fort Dodge, la., were trapped in
the club rooms and were rescued with
ditions of naval warfare which
Capta.n Bristol, chief of the U. S. had been found in an analysis of a the European war.
ladders by the fire department, when a navy's aeronautical bureau. Is likely pint of the poisoned soup served at the
warrant characterizing merchant
gas explosion in a three-story building soon to have under his charge a big banquet, two anarchists were taken first class, and to fully fo rtify it, is to armed for defensive purposes as
caused damage amounting to $95,000.
leave the logical point o f attack open ships.
"eet cf aeroplanes, for Secretary Dan into Schuettler's office.
In Teutonic quarters, however,
the mercy of a hostile fleet.
The Navajo Indians are dancing
This is a move in line with the non- contended that merchant ships
their war dance and threatening to at have adopted hie recommendation that tioned for more than an hour.
tack white settlers in Northeastern 200 of the air craft be obtained for they had gone Schuettler, in an inter partisan preparedness program of the for defensive purposes are
Arizona, in retaliation for the slaying the service. Congreas will be asked view, admitted he had reports on general government, and is a serious armed for resistance and that;
o f one o f their number recently by po to appropriate $2-200.000 for this pur Crones for several months. He knows effort to safeguard the lives and prop chant ships have no right to
the meetings Crones has attended, erty of the citizens o f the Pacific Moreover, it is contended by Ger
licemen. according to two cowboys pose.
what he said at those gatherings. He Northwest.
It is argued that the that it is impossible to adhere
admitted Crones was a red hot "dyed- equipment of the Columbia river as principle o f warning merchant
According to the decision o f the Na
in-the-wool” anarchist, that he knew outlined, is absolutely necessary for as, should they be armed, a
tional Association of Merchant Tailors, congressional district or a total peace Crones' assiociates, that his detectives
the protection of the Northwest coast shell of small caliber could sink
the ideal American's measurement strength of approximately 200,000, an have questioned these men.
of the United States, including Puget submarine.
should be, height, 5 feet 6 inches;
Schuettler made known the fact that Sound and the large naval investments
American officials seem inclined
chest, 38 inches; waist, 33} inches; strength of the National Guard. They Crones at a meetnig of anarchists last
the view that the contentions of
hips, 39} inches; thigh. 21} inches; would form a separate branch of the May asked the speaker i f his study of
Boiled down, the argument, as set German and Austrian government!
calf. 14} inches; head measure, one- regular army in time o f war when chemistry— he is an amateur chemist
by the chairman of the Astoria well founded, and from several
eighth o f the full length of the body; called into the Federal service. The — would injure his standing in the an
committee, F. C. Harley, is as follow s: ters came the information
act would take effect July 1, 1916.
legs straight and feet arched.
archist movement. The speaker's re
The Columbia can and should be United States might warn its i
The bill provides also for organiza ply throws some light on the motive
Germany and Austria, through their
made as impregnable as the Darda to remain off merchant ships t
tion o f a junior guard, composed of of the poison plot. It was this:
embassies in Washington, have notified
nelles or the Keil canal.
armed. This, it was said in
boys between 12 and 18, available for
" No, a chemist, could do a great
the United States o f their intention
This can t>e accomplished by fortifi quarters, was precisely what the?
active service only after every other deal in the anarchist movement.”
to treat armed merchantmen as war
cations at its entrance and close within man and Austrian governments!
class of m ilitia had been called out.
ships after March 1. That date was
its harbor and by the mainten&ne of been aiming to achieve.
The juniors would be divided into
fixed to give the entente allies time to
mines and submarines.
The possibility of the entente
two classes, cadets, or those o f 15 and
sign ify their intentions toward the re
The Columbia should have the ad putting into effect a practical
above, and cadets o f the second class,
cent note of the United States pro
ditional arm of a naval base o f the of American ports was widi
those less than 15.
posing the disarmament of all mer
first class for speedy, mobilized re cussed in official circles. The;
sistance of attack by a foreign fleet at may permit only a sufficient I
quired under which the soldier would
Portland, Ore.— Tw o were drowned any part of our coast line from San
their unarmed ships to enter ,
Tw o hundred of a distinguished list bind himself to serve the Federal gov
and six other narrowly escaped drown Francisco to the Straits of Juan de
ports to take away n.erchsndi»
o f 400 banqueters who attended a ernment. "w ith in or without the con
ing when a Salero-to-Portland canoeing Fuca.
goods consigned to themselves,
dinner given to Chicago's new Cath tinental limits of the United States."
party of the Portland Rowing club
Our fleet at Puget Sound would be was admitted in high official
olic archbishop. Most Reverend George for a period of two years or until dis
struck the whirling rapids and eddies bottled up in the event of war with
W illiam Munderlein, were taken ill of charged, should the Guard be called
that shculd such a plan be pot I
off Rock Island in the Willamette Great Britain or her allies, and with
ptomaine poisoning after the soup <*jt at any time during his three-year
effect action might be taken.
river five miles south o f Oregon City
the Columbia river as the point o f con
course. The archbishop did not par enlistment period.
Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o ’clock.
centration of a large reserve it would
take of the soup, nor did Governor
The drowned were Charles K irk
Dunne, who was among those present,
be possible to speedily send a fleet to
patrick, 660 East Madison street, 22 its relief, either to the Sound or to
and both escaped.
years o f age. a clerk in the clearing
other points on the coast as far as the
New York murders during 1915 were
house at the First National bank, and Southern Oregon line.
24«. in 1914. 257.
Harry Gammie, 33 years of age, pav-
The Columbia has transcontinenal
St. Louis— Locked in a room on
lasrgc rebel force« o f China have
Detroit. Mich.— It was announced ing teller in Ladd & Tilton bank! and rail lines and highways reaching di sixth floor of a popular down t o «
been defeated at Ping Shan.
here that Henry Ford ia preparing to whose residence w as 348 East Six rectly by watergrade into the interior, tel here Saturday night four
Washington's stand on the Lusitania launch a country-wide campaign of teenth North. Both were athletes of providing facilities for easy and expe fought with knives, dentists’
movement of supplies and roents and pistols until all « * *
kse with Germany it unaltered.
newspaper and magazine advertising the Multnomah Amateur Athletic club troops.
badly wounded to continue. The
and expert canoeists o f the Portland
Colonel Hepburn, ex-repreeentative a g a in « the program
for huge naval Rowing dub.
The Columbia river basin contains tie was a sequel to business diffo
Iowa, dies of heart trouble.
about one-third o f the available unde between two dentist*.
i and m ilitary expenditures before coo-
The accident came at a sudden turn-
Eremng dress this season is to be <re*e.
It was said Mr. Ford intends ing point in s heretofore uneventful veloped waterpower o f the United
When the police and hotel
wine colored with lavender vests.
*oon to carry out his announced inten- trip down the W illam ette from Salem. Mates, and is rich in undeveloped ni broke into the room they found
trates for the manufacture o f explo F. Johnson, a local dentist,
German raider capturee British liner I tion to devote millions of dollars to an
About midway through the eddies
sives. Considerable coal deposits lie scious with a bullet wound in tin
O n u s bound from O tile to Liverpool.
the canoe in which Gammie and Ki.k-
within its confines or are directly trib Dr. Charles W. Kennerly, of &
preparedness, which he declared to be patrick
were struggling suddenlv utary to it.
pouU from »»irb en k s to the f i „ t
toward actual war
tonio, Tex., with blood pouring
turned over and dumped them into the
These resources, available for our knife wound in his arm; arotb«
J \ PrOP° * " J l° tb*
*»* details o f the plan could river. Both began a d e s p e ra te ___ B
I W o l l W department.
he obtained et present except that Mr
strug- own miantenance and defense, would, who had registered as W. E.
gle against the water, but their efforts
Colonel House. President W ilson’s Ford had beer considering the cam-
in the present unpsoteteted snd help of Mobile, Ala., unconscious
seemed to be o f little a va il the wat*r
persona) advisor, who visited Euro- pagin fo r some time and "th a t all the
less condition o f the Columbia river, bed with his throat cut, and
being sw ift and the undercurrent
peen belligerents, is returning home.
people would be reached by it .”
be of immense advantage to an attack! Lody. an assistant to Dr. John*'",
ing force, and easy o f capture.
bruised and dazed.
Liner Harvard in denee fog in San
British Loss Tw o Vessels.
Erwocis.-» hay. rams steamer Excel-
296.000 Belgians Shod.
Carranza Men In Mutiny.
London -Loss of the British steam
•ior. which sinks. No live« were Icwt.
Spring Arrives on Mars.
New 1 ork — The Commission for
ships Springfield and Cedarwotd were R elief in Belgium announced Sunday r
A riz. — What »Pi**'’,
A war correspondent declaren Ger
reported Monday by the admiralty.
that since the beginning of its winter Laredo smong the troops of the de fac be the first spring thaw on M**
many is instigating revolution« in the
The Springfield was torpedoed with campaign it had sent 296.000 pair* of to government caused the closing of j u « been detected by the as
Far East, hoping to keep Japan from
out warning in the Mediterranean on »hoes to the destitute of Belgium and the international bridge between this of the Lowell observatory. Tb*
aiding her allisa.
her way from London to Calcutta. Her Northern France.
About cap itself is in active process *
O f these 100 000 place and the Mexican town.
■ Prince Oscar o f Prussia, fifth sen of crew of 75 were landed at Malta. She w
50 ***** Wf"
and much alarm ing. a circular r ift having
Kniperor W illiam. has been slightly was a 425-foot
, . tons.
4*.000 fo r boys. 48,000 for girls
half way through it which i* w
wounded in the head and on I the upper
Only two o f the crew of the Cedar- 40.000 for men.
and which is conrected with the
part o f the thigh by ahsll
b ll splinter* wood »rer« saved.
The place of her
bought $25.000 worth o f
by radical tributary rifts. Tbs
vac the fighting in the eastern war sinking was not given.
She was a cut up and tacked onto
wooden J Z
** ld the ™ t,n - surrounded by a clear blue 1»
o f 654
• °* ~
^ °°P * ***d been captured and that like the tint o f the vegetation
and to repair old shoes.
, loyal men were patrolling the town.
Iwo Hundred Banqueters Taken
Sick When Soup Is Served.
Boycott on U. S. Pork p
If America Accepts Vim.
m a n o ti
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Lives Saved by Custom of Serving
Meager Portions— Only Ounce
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Brief Resume of General News
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Teutons to Treat Armed M
Ships as War Vessels and
Them Without Warning.
C A P T. MARK L B R IS TO L
ïwo Athletes Drowned When
CáBw Hits Eddy in M id mette
fard Wi Spend Millions Against
Program for Ptatiooul Preparedwss
Four in Blood> Battle to fnisfc
In Prominent St I