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About The Forest Grove express. (Forest Grove, Or.) 1916-1918 | View Entire Issue (March 15, 1916)
ESIDENT WINS IN HOUSE AbouTorcgon Of CURRtNT WfEK
emore Warning Resolution Laid
on Table, 276 to 142.
Big Lumber Order Received
for Freight Car Building
flNORTHWEST MARKET REPORTS;
GENERAL CROP CONDITIONS
Portland—W heat—Bluestem, $1.01;
J fortyfold, 94c; club, 92c; red fife,
:92c; Russian, 92c.
Hay— E astern Oregon timothy, 18.50
Brief Resume of General News § M T illfeed—Spot
° : ^ ,in"
p u ces: Bran, $23(q)
per ton; shorts, $25.50 (gi 26;
From All Around the Earth. 23.50
rolled barley, $31.50(8)32.50.
Eugene—The Booth-Kelly Lumber
I company has just closed a contract
Corn—Whole, $37 per ton; cracked,
' which is said to be the largest ob
tained by a W illam ette valley mill in
Vegetables— Artichokes, 85c(<i$l per
j several years, entering into an agree UNIVERSAL HAPPENINGS IN A NUISHEU
dozen; tomatoes, $4(8)4.50 per crate;
ment to supply the Ralston Steel Car
cabbage, $1.50(8)2.50 hundred; garlic,
company w ith 9,000,000 feet of lum
10c pound; peppers, 20 (8) 25c; egg
ber to be used in the m anufacture of
plant, 25c; sprouts, 8@9c; horserad
: cars for the Southern Pacific railroad
Live News Items of All Nations and ish, 8fec; cauliflower, $2(8)2.25; celery,
$4.50 per crate; lettuce, $2.50(<£3.25
The order is the second of ihis na
Pacific Northwest Condensed
per crate; cucumbers, $1.25 @ 1.50;
ture booked by the Booth-Kelly com
hothouse lettuce, 75c(o.$l box; spinach,
ington, D. C. —President Wil- W hite House w ith some of the cabinet pany w ithin the past few weeks, ac
90c(8)$l; asparagus, 20(8)25 per pound;
¡sday completely and decisely i grouped about him. He told them he cording to A. C. Dixon, manager.
rhubarb, 12@14c pound.
Is long fight to compel congress congress.
P o tato es— Oregon, $1.25 @ 1.50;
;nowledge that it stands behind Released from the bonds of em bar ! freight, flat and other cars.
$1.40@.160 per sack; sweets,
in the submarine negotiations rassm ent forced upon him by the dis- The contract was awarded at a Berlin announces gains at Verdun l $3.25(8)3.50 per hundred.
Onions— Oregon, buying prices, $2
j sensions in congress, which have been m eeting held in Cincinnati, where a and France makes counter claims.
the rallying cries of “ Stand by J represented in foreign capitals as indi large number of bidders representing A volunteer automobile company has i f. o. b. shipping point.
Resident !” and “ It is Lansing cating th at he was making his de lumber companies in all parts of the been formed by citizens of Douglas, Apples—Spitzenbergs, ex tra fancy,
llson or Von Bernstorff and the mands on Germany in direct opposition United States were present. The lum Ariz., to transport troops wherever $2.25; fancy, $2; choice, $1.25(0)1.60;
f!” a big Democratic m ajority to the sentim ent of the elected repre- ber will De suppiled at intervals ex needed.
Yellow Newtonws, ex tra fancy, $2;
$1.75; choice, $1.35@ 1.50;
irly half the Republicans in the j sentatives of the people, President tending throughout the summer.
has declared war on Portu | Rome Beauty,
fancy, $1.50 1.60;
Irolled up overwhelming votes Wilson now stands prepared to go on As soon as w eather conditions per gal, Germany
the movement to warn Ameri- | w ith the submarine negotiations w ith m it the mills at W endling and Spring- liam entary insults and diplomatic Winesaps, choice, $1.15(0)1.35; Stay-
I man, choice, $1.25(8)1.35.
feff armed ships of the European the central powers.
field will resume operations, w ith pros
Eggs — Jobbing prices: Oregon
The next step probably will be an pects of a good sum m er's business, evasions.
[celebrated McLemore resolution, answ er to Germany's last proposal to provided the car situation does not in A $30,000 contribution to the na- I ranch, candled, 20c per dozen; un-
tional treasury’s conscience fund, the candled, 18J(8)19c.
which the anti-adm inistration I settle the Lusitania case, in which the terfere.
largest ever received, came by mail in Poultry — Hens, 16(a) 17c; springs,
( centered their fight, was tabled U nited States probably will ask
a registered package from New York, j 17c; stags, 12c; turkeys, live, 19 @
ther words, killed—just as was for such further assurances as it con
* Rodent Fighters Unite.
ore resolution for a sim ilar pur- siders sufficiency broad and complete Klam ath Falls — The idea of the W ith the tem perature 15 degrees 21c; turkeys, dressed, choice, 24(8)25c;
13@16c; geese, 10c.
the senate last week,
to guarantee that the new subm arine
ers of a neighborhood banding to below zero and a heavy wind blowing, ducks,
Prices from wholesaler to
the outset of the fight the campaign, which began on March 1 farm
for organized rodent exterm ina
Portland city creamery
Rent’s supporters, w ithout regard and in which notice has been given gether
work has proved popular in K la
prints, 60-pound case lots, standard
ty, swept over the opposition,
that all ships carrying guns will be tion
blizzard w ithin a week.
grades, 32Ac; lower grades, 30c; Ore
the first vote, which was a par- j sunk without warning, will not endan- nanza, Langell Valley, M errill, Malin
litary proposition to prevent j ger Amercians traveling the seas on and Lorella, all of which were recently The National Housewives’ League gon country creamery prints, 60-pound
has declared a “ boycott” on sugar and
lots, standard makes, 31(8)31 fee;
feg the McLemore resolution to m erchant vessels.
the Hildebrand F arm ers’ sent out communications to all branch case
grades, 29J(q;30c; butter packed
Iment and unlimited debate, the The President and his advisers re organized,
was organized at Hildebrand, leagues, as well as to other women’s in cubes,
2c less. Prices paid by job
(istration forces carried the day, gard the action of the house as a suffi club
about 25 miles east of this city, and societies, urging co-operation in th e 1 bers to producers:
Cubes, extras, 28
160. On that, 192 Democrats, cient answer to reports circulated in the
ers of the Spring Lake sec movement.
publicans and 1 Progressive voted Berlin, sent from W ashington, that tion, farm
in the basin east of the city, are Chew Chong, a 25-year-old Oriental, 14(8)18c; butter fat. No. dairy
Iport the adm inistration. Twenty- congress stood two to one against him effecting
an organization there.
Jemocrats, 132 Republicans, 5 in the crisis.
More than 40 farm ers attended the ing house in Oakland, Cal. The po- | Veal— Fancy, 11(8)11 fee pound.
essives, one Independent and- “ Stand by the President and do not Hildebrand
m eeting and 25 joined the lice think the murder was another Pork— Fancy, 10c pound.
^sentative London, the lone So- em barrass him in his diplom atic ne club, selecting
following officers: move in the tong war now being waged | H o p s— 1915 crop, 10<jgl3c pound;
of the house, voted against it. gotiations with foreign countries,” President, Charley the Drew;
vice presi in Pacific Coast cities.
1916 contracts, llfe(ri)12c.
fas the crucial vote of the fight, was the whole burden of the argum ent dent, J. G. W ight; secretary-treas
Wool — Eastern Oregon, 20 @ 30c;
Be on which adm inistration lead- of the administration leaders.
W. F. W ilkerson, and poison The names of all persons arrested valley,
fere uncertain. W ith victory in They paid little attention to the in urer,
Charles Drew, Jr. Ground for intoxication in Aberdeen, Wash., ; 29c. 27(u28c; mohair, Oregon, 28(8)
they moved on to the next prop- volved legal phases of the situation. mixer,
and coyotes are the pests to and the places where they obtained Cascara bark — Old and new, 4c
the adoption of a special rule It was enough, they argued, th at the squirrels
fought. Poison m ixtures are pre their liquor hereafter will be published t pound.
feur hours’ discussion of the Mc- President had said the reported atti be
pared according to government formu by Chief of Police Schmidts, according Cattle — Prim e steers, $7 (8) 7.90;
tude of congress as opposed to his pol las.
to an announcement made by him.
choice, $6.50(86.75; good, $6.75(8)7;
ain they carried the day, this icy was em barrassing him abroad, and
medium, $6.50 (8) 6.75; choice cows,
271 to 138, and then pushed their that they stuck.
Big Wool Sale Reported.
ican woman, who said she was held $6.50(8)6.75; medium, $5.25(8)6; heif
ty to a conclusion by tabling the
Tributes were paid to the President Baker—The
largest amount of wool captive by Villa for nine days and was ers, $4(0)6.40; bulls, $2.50(8)5; stags,
femore resolution, 276 to 142.
by almost all the Democratic speak
for in years is reported by liberated in the midst of the Columbus I $3(0)5.25.
I seven hours of tense, turbulent ers, from A cting Chairman Pou, of contracted
fen, in which the adm inistration the rules committee, who opened the Berthold and Gerson Neuberger, who fight, declares that Villa announced on j Hogs — Light, $firstname.lastname@example.org; heavy,
feents charged th at the President debate, to Chairman Flood, of the for announced they had contracted for March 1 his intention to attack Colum $6.50(0)7.30.
Sheep— Yearlings, $7@8; ewes, $6
Dntending for a doubtful legal eign affairs committee, who closed it. nearly 500,000 pounds for Portland and bus.
I and was shifting the responsi- “ It is charged that the President Eastern concerns. From 20 to 21 Dr. J. B. Lloyd, of the government j @7; lambs, $8(0)9.05.
of diplomatic negotiation to con w ants w ar,” said Mr. Pou. “ All the cents was the average price stipulated, health service at Tacoma, Wash., who
tile house swayed back and forth ! imps of hell never devised a more in m aking an outlay of more than $100,- is supervising the campaign of rat Farmers of Northwest
most sensational congressional fam ous charge. No man since A bra 000.
in that city on an extensive j
Refuse to Sell Wheat
cle of a decade, probably u n -1 ham Lincoln has gone through such a The clips contracted for include catching
says tests are now being made \
Bed since the eve of the déclara- | test as the President in the last six those of Orson Moody, between 80,000 scale,
the N orthw est w heat
pf w ar on Spain.
months to avoid war. He has tried to and 90,000 pounds; M. F. Cundiff, 20,- as to evidence of bubonic plague.
it was impossible to
fesident Wilson, calm and confi- preserve peace. He would not sacri
[ heard the early results of the fice a single life to make him self Pres ington, 95,000 pounds; and E. John While crossing Birch lake, 18 miles buy. The largest dealers did not ap
son, 85,000 pounds. The names of east of Mesaba, Minn., W illiam C. T aft 1 pear to be in the m arket, but there
in the cabinet-room a t the i ident for his lifetim e.”
other sellers were not given out.
was attacked by seven tim ber wolves. I
W ith the lambing season at an end, W ith a pocket knife as his only | was a fair demand from other quar
shearing will commence within a short weapon Mr. T aft killed two of the ters, but farm ers could not be interest
of McLemore Resolution, Which Brought Fight tim
e. Buyers believe that a large per animals and was him self severely ed to the point of selling. Bids were
Between President and House to a Decisive Issue centage
of the wool this year will be scratched before two companions w ith unchanged at interior points, but on
contracted in advance.
rifles came to his assistance and drove the Portland ¿exchange the prices
off the wolves.
offered were 1 cent to 2 cents under
shington, D. C.—The tex t of the j officers and men of the navy of G reat
Business Right Upheld.
nore resolution, following a B ritain and that such so-called ‘defen
Failure of the machine guns to work those of a few days ago, as a eonse-
by preamble, is as follows:
sive arm am ent for merchant ships’ Salem—The retaliatory building and at the crucial tim e when most needed j quence of the easier trend at Chicago.
Esolved, That the house of repre- and such naval officers and men shall loan association law passed by the at the beginning of the fighting be March promises to be an interesting
^ives of the 64th congress of the be as far as possible concealed and dis state of W ashington does not give tween the Villa bandits and the Thir month in the N orthw estern m arkets.
States do and it hereby solemn- guised when in neutral w aters and Corporation Commissioner Schulder- teenth Cavalry at Columbus, N. M., is It is understood that a large quantity
s, request the President to warn ports, w ith the evident intention to man, of Oregon, the right to act like the reason given for the escape of the of wheat has been sold for shipm ent
nerican citizens w ithin the bor- deceive, the President of the U nited wise and refuse the Pacific Building & Villa band and also for the relatively to the E ast during the month, and
the United States or its pos- States or the Secretary of State shall Loan association of the state of W ash small loss among them, according to it is not believed the sales .have been
n8, or elsewhere, to refrain from at the earliest possible moment trans ington, the rig ht to do business in this Private Thomas Barton, • of the Hos ; covered to any great extent. W ith
farm ers in a holding mood and likely
|in g on any and all ships of any m it such actual memorandum of the state, the attorney general’s office has pital corps.
so, full prices may have to
of the powers now or in future German government, w ith such fac- ruled.
Statistics show th at the quantity of ! be continue
which ship or ships shall sim ilies of alleged secret instructions If the W ashington concern, which a wheat
in interior mills and ele March shipm ents the are necessary
expected to equal
guns, w hether such ship by of the British government and w ith all short tim e ago withdrew from business vators in held
avowed a part of the naval appendices whatsoever to the Speaker in Oregon, makes its annual report to 1 was nearly tw ice th a t held a year those of recent months. Unsold stocks
the Northw est are variously esti
I of the power whose flag it flies of the house, that it and they may be Commissioner Schulderman, and pays ago,
to a report by the bu in
mated at from 16,000,000 to 20,000,-
R1 be called a m erchant ship or laid before the house for its full in up its annual license fees, the attorney reau according
rise, and w hether such gun or form ation and for its assistance in general holds it has the right to con estim ated at 151,911,000 bushels, or 000 bushels. But little more wheat
will be bought to come this way,
other arm am ent be called ‘of- perform ing its duty and function of tinue in business in this state.
about 15 per cent of the 1915 crop. aside
from probably 2,600,00 to 3,000,-
’ or ‘defensive,’ and in case guarding the welfare of the country
that California will take,
lean citizens do travel on such and its citizens, and for its assistance
years ago 93,626,000 bushels. The and the rem ainder,
Highway Route Inspected.
if aold, will have
i belligerent ships that they do in perform ing its constitutional duty
Roaeburg—For the purpose of ascer- figures do not include visible stocks to go East. It will be a large quan
“heir own risk,
of advising the President of the U nited j taining
the needs of Douglas county
tity to move in the ordinary course of
feat whenever the President of States w ith regard to foreign rela
i w ith reference to state aid in road Chicago bankers advise that “ war trade. The prospecta are th at much
Inited States or the Secretary of tions.
I shall come into possession of the “ That the house expresses the de construction, John H. Lewis, state profits” be invested in the future of wheat will be carried over, perhaps
more than in any form er year.
memorandum of the German term ination of the people and govern highway engineer, passed Saturday in the country.
nment, containing photographic ment of the U nited States both to up Roseburg conferring with the mem P etty officers of some interned Ger
»¡lies of alleged secret instruc- hold all American rights and to exer bers of the County court and other man ships at Honolulu are accused of
Egg Market Is Ruling Steady,
iirect that so-called ‘defensive cise care, consideration and wisdom in I prominent citizens.
Portland egg m arket was firm
nent for m erchant ships’ shall be avoiding actions which tend to bring While Mr. Lewis refused to divulge General W illiam Looysmith, distin with moderate receipts. The bulk of
offensively and th at so-called ‘de- American citizens and American in his plans regarding the construc guished Union cavalry leader, in the business was reported at 18fe cents,
re arm am ent for m erchant ships’ terests into the zone of conflict where tion of the new state highway through Civil war, dies at his ranch home near with small lots bringing 19 cents.
Douglas county, he said work on the |
[ be manned and directed by naval I the passions of war are rag in g.”
Candled eggs jobbed at 20 cents.
road would begin as soon as the neces Medford, Ore.
Poultry is scarce and as the demand
sary funds are available.
Inform ation has been received from is good, prices are on a firm basis. The
[Fo ur Die in Hot Water Vat.
Senate Confirms Baker.
Innsbruck, Switzerland, that cholera street is oversupplied w ith veal and
Jobs Are Awaiting Men.
nnellsville. Pa.—Four men were W ashington. D. C.—The nomination
broken out anew in 37 towns and the price dropped w ith sales at 11
ned and others injured here Wed- of Newton D. Baker, ex-Mayor of Marshfield — There are more jobs has
I cents. No changes were reported in
^y when the roof covering a vat of Cleveland, as Secretary of W ar was here than men, in most localities. The villages in A ustria.
rater in the Baltim ore & Ohio confirmed late Wednesday by the sen W illamette-Pacific construction work
shops collapsed in the course ate.
between Coos Bay and Reedsport is m our’s. S w ift's and M orris' packing
T h e Real T hing .
religious meeting. The men had Unanimous commendation of Mr. short of workmen and the crew has plants at E ast St. Louis receive un
“Your letters seem fervent enough,
lbled to hear a talk by an evan- Baker’s appointm ent was expressed by been reduced from 65 to 12. It was solicited increases in wages.
tru st their apparent fervor?"
who is conducting services in the cabinet at the m eeting here. Gen reported that the crew above the Ump The Booth-Kelly Lumber company, but can I can.
They have been tested
[ of the churches, and several eral Hugh L. Scott, secretary of W ar qua river had dwindled from 125 to of Eugene, Ore., receives an order for In "You
'em out of a breach of-
to the top of the vat, which ad interim , told the President that the leas than 20. Work it delayed on ac 9,000,000 feet of lum ber to be used in promlae cult, and
the plaintiff got
Six men were saved by the nomination had been favorably receiv count of the men quitting. They are building freight c a n for the Southern damages, too. — Louisville Courier
fept action of persons nearby.
ed among arm y officers.
leaving for the outside.
ie Situation Is Ended When Session, Sway
ed for Seven Hours by Most Sensation
al Episode in Decade, Decides to
“Stand by President.”