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About The Forest Grove express. (Forest Grove, Or.) 1916-1918 | View Entire Issue (April 6, 1916)
10 G O 30, STATE 20
U. S. WONT ACCEPT COUNTIES
PER O N I O f U N O GRANT SALTS
WOOD OF GERMANY
Of General Interest
Convinced Kaiser Has Entered
Upon Ruthless Campaign.
PREPART INDICTMENTS ON SUBMARINES
Recent Attacks on Merchant Vessels
Without Warning Causes Anx
iety-C risis Seems Near.
W ashington, I). C. - The accum ula
tion of circum stantial evidence indicat
ing th at Germany has engaged upon a
cam paign of aubrnarine w arfare which
haa no regard for the rights of Amer
ican citizens traveling on m erchant
ships of l/elligerent nationality, the
adm inistration consider», haa created
one of tile moat aerioua situations
which haa confronted the U nited Statea
aince the beginning of the wur in
Every agency o|>en to the S tate de
p artm ent is being employed in an
effort to g ather an unimpeachable a r
ray of facta regarding the exploaion
which damaged the B ritish channel
Hteamer Suaaex, the »inking of the
ilritiah ahipa M anchester Engineer,
Engliahman, Eagle Point and the
Dutch atearner T ubantia and the al
leged tiring of a torja-do at the French
paaaenger ahip i'a tria .
All of these ahipa carried American
citizena and all apparently were at
tacked in violation of G erm any's re
cently aaaurancea to the U nited State».
The next atop of the U nited State»
ia »aid autho ritatively to have been de
term ined upon.
Unleaa Germany in
reply to the lnquiriea through Ambas
sador Gerard maker' some statem en t to
cause the S tate departm ent to rhange
its present intentions, it ia understood
th a t all the recent ag gravating inci
dents will be combined in one general
form idable indictm ent which will bring
the en tire subject to a clear cut issue.
Should Germany udm it res|>onsibility
for any of the attac k s and attem p t to
satisfy tlie U nited S tatea by saying
th a t a m istake had been made, offer
to make reparation, and to punish the
subm raine commander, the issue would
not by any m eans be di»|M>sed of. It
is regarded as certain th a t the United
S tates will not accept such an explana
tion aa satisfactory, ut least until tim e
has shown w hat punishm ent actually
was meted but to the offending sub
m arine commander and w hether any
value longer could be attached to G er
m any's promises.
In the event of Germany disclaim ing
responsibility for the disasters, the
U nited S tates will proceed w ith its in
vestigations to determ ine to its own
satisfaction w hether the evidence
which now strongly indicates th a t the
Sussex and other ships were torpedoed
w ithout w arning can be regarded as
W ith such proof before it, the gov
ernm ent probably would act promptly.
Ollicials re frain from discussing what
the nature of the action would be.
Carranza Grants to United States
Right to Use Mexican Northwestern
W ashington, D. C. — One of the
arm y ’s most scroius problems in hunt
ing Villa was solved Thursday when
General C arranza granted the renewed
request of the S tate departm ent for
permission to use the Mexican N orth
w estern railroad.
S ecretary Baker issued th is sta te
m ent a t the W ar departm ent:
“ We have directed Gen, Funaton to
tender for railroad shipm ent cargoes
of supplies e ith e r directly to our m ili
ta ry men or to civilians.
not involve any tender of m unitions
for such railroad trnns|>ortation, nor
does it involve the use of American
m ilitary guards
on any Mexican
tra in s .”
General C arranza’s answ er was con
tained in a b rief m essage from Jam es
L. Rodgera, special agent of the U n it
ed S tates a t Q ueretaro, saynig the
head of th e de facto governm ent
argeed to th e commercial use of the
Officials here assumed he would be
equally prom pt in notifying his offi
cers on the border end th a t Gen. Fun-
Bton m ight begin -shipm ent a t once.
Sh ip Y a rd Is Assured.
S eattle — Plans for a shipyard, to
build lum ber ca rriers for overseas
trade, have reached the stag e where
options on two sem i-diesel engines
have been taken, and a location for the
yards is now sought in Seattle, accord
ing to A. L. Flewelling, of Spokane,
vice president of the M ilwaukee Land
company. The active head of the new
concern will be H arry P. Spear, a
Philadelphia naval architect and gov
ernm ent inspector.
NORTHWEST MARKET REPORTS;
GENERAL CROP CONDITIONS
NOVEL INDOOR BROODER
Device Shown in Illustration Gives
W ashington, I). C.- As the Oregon
Portand'— W heat— Bluestem, 98c per
& C alifornia land g ran t bill was final
bushel; fortyfold, 91c; club, 90c; red
Fife, 88c; red Russian, 88c.
ly agreed on by the house com m ittee
H ay—E astern Oregon tim othy, $21
on public lands Wednesday, the land
Front Part la Covered W ith Glass, Al
( 0,22 per ton; valley tim othy, $16; al
g ra n t counties will g et 30 per cent of
lowing C hicks to Secure Plenty of
McMinnville June 21 to 24
the net receipts from the tim ber and
8un!lght—Upper Portion is
Millfeed — Spot prices: Bran, $23
land sales, the sta te of Oregon will get
McMinnville.—A W est Side Farm per ton; shorts, $25.50; rolled barley,
20 |>er cent for its school fund, 40 per era’ week and picnic la to be held in $31.50(0,32.50.
Corn— Whole, $37 per to n ; cracked,
We have a brooder for Indoor use
cent will go to the general reclam ation McMinnville Jun e 21 to 24, under the $38.
th at le giving entire satisfaction,
fund and 10 per cent to the Federal
Vegetables— Artichokes, 65@80c per
! O ther granges and fa rm ers’ unions as dozen- tom atoes, $3.75 per crate; cab w rites Mrs. Belle Crandall of Hutchin
| well as all o th er farm ers’ organlza bage, $ firstname.lastname@example.org per hundred; garlic, son, Kan., In Farm ers Mall and Breeze.
John Find and other holders of out I tlona are Invited to participate.
The floor Is made cf a piece of sheet-
Speakers of national standing as 10c per pound; peppers, 17J @ 20c; iron 3 feel square. In the center of
standing executory contracts are left
eggplant, 23Jc; horseradish, 8Jc; cau
out in the cold, the com m ittee by a well as leading educators of the north liflower, $email@example.com per crate; let which a round hole Is cut 8 Inches
west will be invited. The agricultural
vote of seven to nine having decided college will be asked to hold a farm- tuce, $2.25(7/3.25; cucumbers, $1.25@ In diam eter. A tin pan 4 or 5 Inches
deep and of the sam e size as th e bole
to re je ct section 7 and other portions era' in stitu te In connection with the 1.50; spinach, 90c@$l per box; aspar
Is fitted Into this opening and sol
of the bill bearing on these contracts.
all around to keep out fum es
@2 per box; peas,, 9@10c per pound.
A new provision was added under
lamp. This sheetlron floor
which hom esteaders taking cutover whose work la along sim ilar lines.
sack; Y akim a $1.700/,].80; new Flor Is placed in a fram e of 1 by 8-lnch
lands will be relieved of the paym ent
Following are m m e of the speakers
boards, 2 Inches of which extend above
of $2.60 an acre, and need only comply who will be Invited: S ecretary of Ag ida, 100/(12c per pound.
Onions — Oregon, buying prices, the floor and 6 Inches below. T he
riculture David K. Houston. Governor
brooder stands on four substantial
W lthycoinbe, P resid en t W. J. K err and $1.50 f. o. b. shipping points.
M R S . W IL L IA M A L E X A N D E R
Green F ru its— Apples, $firstname.lastname@example.org per legB.
R. D. Hetzei, of th e agricultural col
lege; P resident P. L. Campbell, of the box; cranberries, $11 per barrel.
A box of grooved lum ber Is made
U niversity of Oregon; J. Frederick
Eggs — Jobbing
prices, Oregon for the lamp, 20 Inches square at th e
Thorne, of th e sam e Institution; Dr. ranch, candled, 21c per dozen; un top, 10 Inches at th e bottom, and 15
C. H. Chapm an, of P o rtland; J. A. candled, 20o/,20Jc.
Inches deep. T here Is a door on one
C hurchill, sup erin ten d en t of public In
Poultry — Hens, 161c per pound; side 10 Inches wide and 13 Inches high.
stru ctio n ; L. R. Alderm an, superin
tendent of P ortland schools; ‘‘F arm er’’ springs, 1604161 c; stags, 12c; broil The lamp box Is tig h t except for a
Sm ith, of the O.-W. R. & N. Co.; Dr. ers, 20@25c; turkeys, live, 180420c; 2 by 4 opening at th e bottom of th e
H ector M cPherson, of the bureau of turkeys, dressed, choice, 24 @( 25c; door to adm it air. In nailing on th e
m arkets and ru ral organizations of the ducks, 13(7/, 16 c ; geese, 10c.
board floor at the bottom of th e sidea
Oregon agricultu ral college.
B utter — Prices from wholesaler to an opening la left 20 inches square di
It Is the intention of the com m ittee re ta ile r; Portland
to auk the candidates for president on prints, 60-pound case lots, strandard rectly under the pan. Into this the
the republican, dem ocratic and prohi grades, 34c per pound; lower grades, lamp box U tightly fitted.
bition parties to p articipate in the 31c; Oregon country cream ery prints,
We m ade th e upper portion of the
The fram e for
60-pound case lots, standard makes, 31
0433c; lower grades, 30@,30Jc; packed the top Is made of 4-inch boards 3 feet
Opposes Inviting Laborers to Oregon in cubes, 2c less. P rices paid by job long—two for the sideB 10 Inches wide,
U niversity, of Oregon, Eugene—L et bers to producers: Cubes, extras, 29 one for th e back end 8 Inches, and the
ters th a t invit j laboring men to come 0/ 30c; firsts, 27@ 27ic; dairy butter, front 4 Inches wide. A fter nailing the
and se ttle in Oregon should not be sent 14@18Jc; b u tterfa t, No. 1, 33c; No. fram e together a 1 by 2-inch strip was
nailed across a t about the middle.
by O regonians to E astern friends or 2, 30c.
E astern new spapers. This admonition
Veal—Fancy, 11c per pound.
was given by O. P. Hoff, state labor
Pork—Fancy, l l @ l l l c per pound.
commissioner, to students in the Uni
Hops— 1915 crop, 100413c per pound;
versity school of commerce. “ Oregon 1916 contracts, 1110 4 12 c.
: ■'-:)< '
offers less opportunity for the laboring
Wool—E astern Oregon, 20@,30c per
man than any s ta te in the Union.
A pound; valley, 270/28c; mohair, Ore
city the size of Portand has five tim es gon, 300/31c.
as hard work tak in g care of a surplus
Cascara b ark —Old and new, 4c per
of 10,000 men as a city of the same pound.
size in M assachusetts has, because
C attle — Steers, choice grain and
Portland does not have the great m an pulp, $8.50048.75; choice hay, $8.15@
u facturing establishm ents of the 8.50; good, $7.75 @ 8 .1 5 ; medium,
E a s t,” said Mr. Hoff.
$7.500z,7.7o; cows, choice, $6.75@ 7.50;
The sta te labor com m issioner thinks good, $6.50@ 6.75; medium, $6.25@
th a t as a p artial remedy for w inter un 6.50; heifers, $5047.75; bulla, $2.75@
em ploym ent the sta te should arrange 6; 8tags, $3045.25.
I to get needy men onto sm all tra c ts of
Hogs — Prim e light, $9.20 @ 9.35;
stum p land.
“ No man can make a good to prime, $8.25@9; rough heavy,
! profitable investm ent by buying such $8048.25; pigs and skips, $email@example.com.
The sides were then cut to slope to
Mr*. W illiam Alexander of New land and p u ttin g all his tim e on it, ”
Sheep—Y earlings. $8@ 8.75; w eth either end.
Y o rk la taking an activo part In the said Mr, Hoff, “ but by using his idle ers, $firstname.lastname@example.org; ewes, $6.25@ 7.25;
The back part is covered with a
cam paign for national preparedness.
| tim e any man could build up a good lambs, $email@example.com.
strip of canvas tacked to th e m iddle
j home in a few y ea rs.”
crosspiece and allowed to hang down
Mr. Hoff said compulsory safeguards
w ith the requirem ents of the home
behind. ThlB may be rolled up on a
Portland — The recent advances in stick of wood, leaving an opening to
In all other particulars the bill accidents in industrial plants in Ore
the E astern cash w heat m arkets have suit the tem perature In the brooder.
agreed U|ion w as the bill completed by gon.
The front part is covered with glass.
the sub-com m ittee.
resulted in p u ttin g more life into the
The sheetlron floor is covered with old
R epresentative F erris introduced in
Electric Line Proposed.
wheat trade here than it has had for carpet and this with new spapers th at
the house the bill on which the com
Pendleton.—An electric road from several weeks. Prices in th e N orth
m ittee has agreed, and as soon a p rin t Pendleton to W alla W alla and from w est are now once more on a parity are changed each morning. We are
ed this bill w ill be referred to the a t Cold Springs Landi lg through P en d le-1 w ith Chicago, and a fa ir am ount of running th ree incubators, having one
hatch come off each week. The chicks
torney general, secretary of the Inter- ton to Bingham Springs is an under business
is being done in wheat,
oir and secretary of A griculture for taking projected by an association of * mainly the red varieties, fo r shipm ent are kept in this brooder one week,
when they are placed In an outdoor
cap italists represented by C. W. Lef-
com m ent and suggestions.
to the E astern states.
brooder, also homemade.
It is not expected they will now pro ler, form erly a farm er In th e Cold
At the M erchants’ Exchange, the
mise m aterial changes of policy, but Springs country. It Is understood E. j feeling was more cheerful and bid
the com m ittee before reporting the
ed with the undetaklng.
F E E D F O R G R O W IN G A N IM A LS
bill to the house w ant it to have the
Mr. Lefler said th ere w as plenty of j
approval of the th ree departm ents.
M M E. B R ES H K O V S K A Y A
money back of th e venture. The plan !
; Stock Seldom Recovers From Stunting
is to lay the rails on concrete ties to
Caused by Lack of Feeding Dur
reduce the cost of m aintenance.
ing F irst Year.
The route has been selected with an
U. S. Navy for Second Place
Idea of tapping much of th e freight-
Advocated by Assistant Secretary producing a rea of the country, as well
Failure to put gains on anim als dur
as the a rea of passenger traffic. The
ing the growing season cannot be cor-
line from here to Cold Springs Land
| rected by copious feeding at any other
W ashington, D. C.— A ssistant Sec ing would be a feeder to the open river.
re ta ry Roosevelt recommended to the
Stock very seldom recovers from
house naval com m ittee th a t th e U nited
Mining Property Bought.
stunting caused by lack of proper care
S tates navy be restored as soon as pos
and feeding during th e first year.
Baker.—One of the m ost Im portant \
sible to second place among the world m ining deals in th e Sum pter district
When they do, it is a costly practice
In m any years has been consum m ated
powers on the sea.
to put grow th and flesh on a stunted
In the purchase of the Bald Mountain
animal as com pared to what could
Answ ering hypothetical questions by property by the Ibex Mining company.
| have been done when It was in a heal-
m em bers of the com m ittee, who were T he Ibex m ine has been idle several
j thy and vigorous condition.
interested in com paring the German years because It was deemed unwise
and Am erican navies, he said the
could be secured, and the acquisition
F E E D F O R F A T T E N IN G S W IN E
U nited S tates could ou tstrip Germany of the la tte r will Insure the operation
in a race for naval supremacy. He of both properties within a sh o rt time.
Mixture of Grains Adds Variety to
personally favored a building program
A tunnel betw een the two has a l- 1
Ration— Give Some Rye in Con
this year larger than recommended in ready been started , and w ith th e use
nection W ith Corn.
the adm inistration’s five-year pro of a gravity system both m ines can he j
operated In an economical m anner. Re
Rye as a feed for hogs ranks slight
W hile the assistan t secretary de ports say th a t the m ine's equipm ent |
ly below corn. The difference is so
clined to discuss naval policies, which, | will be greatly augm ented, and th a t |
small, however, th a t for all practical
he said, were w ithin S ecretary D aniels’ both will be operated extensively this
season. The price paid for th e Bald seventy-one years old, known aa the purposes a bushel of rye may be con
province, he gave his personal views M ountain m ine has been k ep t secret. “grandmother of the Ruoalan revolu
sidered as equal to a bushel of corn
in advocacy of large and im m ediate
tion,“ haa been exiled to Bulwne, laat
naval upbuilding. In case of war, he
outpoat on the ley frontier a i the for fattening hogs.
Sack Offer Guaranteed.
said, the U nited S tates would need
Since a m ixture of grains adds v a
North Pole region.
225,000 men for its navy, judging from
Pendleton.—T he first guaranteed
riety to th e ration. It is often desir
England’s experience in treb lin g her sack delivery offer of the season was
able to feed some rye In connection
m ade this week to the Inland Em pire I prices w ere readjusted in line w ith with corn. It should be ground or If
naval forces since the w ar began.
grain-grow ers a t th eir m eeting In Pen ex istin g values, posted offers being 2 this Is not feasible it should be soaked.
dleton by the Balfour-Guthrie com to 6 cents higher than th a t of the pre
3 0 0 0 A cres to Be O pened.
pany a t 14 cents.
H eretofore w ar
M ilk E asily Contaminated.
La Grande, O r.— More than 3000 clauses have been attached. Although ceding week.
The m ilker should rem em ber always
acres lying north and w est of Elgin, no action was taken, It Is probable the
Bulk G rain Handling D iscussed.
th at he Is handling a human food
bordering on the Prom ise (W allowa cotton sack investigated by H. W. Col
Dayton, W ash. — A t th e tri-county which Is very easily contam inated.
county) territo ry , will be opened to lins wUl receive a tryout In U m atilla
en try and settlem ent May 10, accord county. T he sentim ent seem s to be m eeting of th e F arm ers’ Union of the Soap, clean w ater and towels m ust be
ing to inform ation issued by the and th a t a carload of 60,000 cotton sacks counties of W alla Walla, Columbia and readily accessible. The bands should
purchased a t 11 and 12 cen ts each. Garfield, the subject of handling the be washed afte r m ilking each cow.
office. Persons having prior valid set be
W esley H arrah, John Mumm, H enry grain th is year was discussed. The
tlem ent rig h ts or preferences will he H udem an and oth er farm ers are build
Concrete 8II0 le Beat.
allowed to m ake entry in conform ity ing portable elevators to tak e care of price of sacks is preatically prohibi
T he concrete silo keeps silage per
w ith existing law and regulations. th e 1916 crop. T he grain can be taken tive, so it is quite probable th a t many
Intending se ttle rs are also warned to by the elevator from the field to the grain tanks will be erected prepara fectly, la alm ost Indestructible, And
tory to handling th e crop in bulk.
may be built very cheaply where M ad
ca rs for loading.
ascertain the statu s of the lands.
gnd gravel are available-