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AND MANY HURT
BERLIN’S ANSWER TWO KITTED
IN SIEEE WORKS SIMM BATTLE
PUIS OFF BREAK
O f General Interest
NORTHW EST M ARKET REPORTS;
G EN ER A L CROP CONDITIONS
Pittsburg. -T w o mon are known t«>
Portland. — Wheat — Bluestem,
have been killed, four prolxihly fatally
$1.03Vi; forty fold, 93c; club, 92c; red-
wounded and a score of others serious
fife, 93c; red Russian, 92c.
ly hurt when u mob, said by the au
Oats— No. 1 white feed, $26.25.
thorities to have been composed main
Barley— No. 1 feed, $27; bran, $22;
ly of foreigners, attacked the Kdgar Cattle Losses Prove Small;
Thomson works of the Carnegie Steel
Hops— 1915 crop, 10©12c; 1916 con-
Outlook for Livestock Good
company In liraddock.
i tracts, lC©12c.
A pitched battle lasting un hour fol
Baker.— A fter hearing rosy reports
Hides— Baited hides, 25 pounds and
lowed, during which 400 shots were on present conditions and the future J up, 16c; salted stags, 50 pounds and
fired, but ttio rioters were finally
up, 12c; salted kid, 15 pounds to 25
forced to retreat In the face of a dead of the livestock Industry In the north pounds, 17c; salted calf up to 15
ly fire from the riot guns and revol
pounds, 22c; green hld«s, 50 pounds
I vers of deputy sheriffs and plant the Oregon Cattle and Horse Raisers' and up, 14c; green stags, 50 pounds
guards. The situation Is now quiet, association began movements for the and up, 10c; green kip, 15 pounds, 17c;
hut 2000 citizens of the borough have further betterment of the business.
dry flint hides, 28c; dry flint calf, up
been sworn In ns deputies and arc
Tw o hundred and fifty members, to 7 pounds, 30c; dry salt hides, 28c.
patrolling the streets. District Attor one-half of the total enrollment, had
Wool— Eastern Oregon,
German Embassy Declares New Note ney Jackson announced that be would registered and more ar<! expected, so ! valley,
take steps at once for the deportation that attendance records are likely to
Mohair— New clip, 45©50c per lb.
Gives President Wilson All He
of all foreigners connected with th<; b«j broken. The city Is decorated and
Coscara Bark— Old and new, 4c per
everyone Is vlelng to entertain the ! pound.
Asked — Congress Quiet.
The riot was the cllmux of a day of visitors from Oregon, Washington, Ida
Felt#— Dry long wool«*l pelts, 20c;
disorder In the boroughs of Braddock ho. Nevada and other states.
dry short-wooled pelts, 16c; dry shear
and Bankln, during which mobs
Mijyor C. L. Palmer, Secretary W. E. lings, 10©25c each; salted shearlings,
stormed the plants o f four big steel M each am, of the Baker commercial 15©25c each; dry goat, long hair, 18c
Washington, I). ('. Germany's note Companies, drove the workmen out
club, and Circuit Judge Anderson
hai« |smt |s>nr«l, if it actually has riot and then partly wrecked the Interior greeted the members to Baker, and «•a«'h; dry goat sheadings, 10©25c;
salted long-wooied pelts, April, $1.25
avert«*!, a diplomatic l>rcak with the of the plants.
Walter K. Pierce, of La Grande, re j ft 2.50 each.
Many of those Injured in the fight sponded.
Hay — Eastern Oregon
President Wilaon will make the de ing at the Kdgar Thompson works
President William Pollman, In his $23.50 per ton; alfalfa, old crop, $19.50
cision after he has rear! the official were spirited away by the rioters and annual address, said that in spite of : © 2 1 .
Mlllfeed— Spot prices: bran, $23.50
text, which reached th«i State Depart- for hours after quiet was restored the the severe wlnt«:«- the cattle losses In
merit late Friday night hy cable from Injured continued to Im brought to hos the state for the year would lie little per ton; shorts, $26.50 per ton; rolled
pitals for treatment.
more than normal. Hu predicted rec barley, $31.50©32.50.
Ambassador Gerard at Her I in. It wan
Snipers hlddi'ti in doorways and win ord prices for grass fed cattle next
Com— Whole, $36 per ton; cracked,
»aid authoritatively after the cabinet ® dows near the Thirteenth-street «»n- fall. T. W. Tomlinson, secretary of
$37 per ton.
meeting that i f the official text bore tranc«* tiled to pick off deputies who the American Livestock association,
Vegetables— Artichokes, 75c per doz
out the unofficial version tranamitted were fighting t«> hold back the mob, urged brand legislation to stop cattle en; tomatoes, $3.50@4 per crate; cab
in Merlin’* new*dispatches, Germany’s ] ami two d«-puties were said to have thefts In shipments to the east.
bage, $3f t 3.50 per hundred; garlic, 10c
assurance* undoubtedly would be ac- been bit. Women also joined In the
The resolution to recommend to the l«-r pound; peppers, 1714©20c per
«•opted, and before taking another step mad fight to gain entry to the works State Sanitary board that no further pound; eggplant, 20@25c per pound;
the United Slates would await the ful and two o f these wer«* wounded. The brands be granted If the brand was horse radish, 8 Vibe per pound; cauli
two men killed were foreigners.
built on another brand and on the flower, 75c@$1.10; lettuce, $1.85©2.25
fillment of her latest promises.
same part of an animal, was adopted. per crate; cucumbers, $email@example.com per
In such case the United States might
A modified county Inspection law per dozen; spinach, 4©6c per pound; as
not reply to the note and would await
mitting cattle to pass from one county paragus. local, 75c©$l dozen, $firstname.lastname@example.org
evidence o f the actual abandonment of
; to another by bill of sale or Inspection box; rhubarb, H 4© 2 c per pound; peas
Germany’ * present practices o f sub
brand certificate, was also adopted. 16V4c per pound; beans, 8 © llc per
marine warfare, which is declared.
pound; celery, $email@example.com per crate.
President Wilson is described by those
Potatoes— Jobbing prices: Oregon
London.— Prem ier Asquith foreshad
Sugar Officials Visit New Field.
close about him as taring in a |s>sition owed In the house of commons Wed
$1.25©1.50; Yakimas, $1.00 per sack;
where he cannot question the good faith nesday the Intention of the govern
Sutherlln.— George Austin, chief ag new California, 5c per pound. Buying
o f Germany's assurances, which must ment to Intrixluce a bill providing for riculturist for the Utah Idaho Sugar price: Oregons, $firstname.lastname@example.org.
Onions—Oregon, $email@example.com per sk.;
stand or fall by the future conduct of Immediate general compulsion for company, and George A. Smith, pur
men of military age.
chasing agent for the Utah company, Texas Bermudas, $1.50@2.
her submarine commanders
Green Fruit— Strawberries. $1.25©
The premier reviewed the recent were visitors In Sutherlln valley this
The Germany embassy’s view is that
controversy over the question of re week with Alexander Nlbley, secretary 1.90 per crate; apples, $firstname.lastname@example.org per
the note gives all President Wilson cruiting and gave some figures show
agriculturist for the Oregon-Utah com ; box.
asked for; that it signalizes a return ing what the British empire has «lone
Eggs— Jobbing prices: Oregon ranch
pany, and E. H. Austin, of Grants Pass,
to "cruiser w a rfa re" the use of sub-: since the outbreak of the war. He said chUff agriculturist for the Oregon com candled, 23c per dozen; uncandled,
marines as regular naval cruisers, in- j the urrny, which at the beginning of pany.
j 21 V4@22c per dozen.
Poultry— Hens. 17A4@18c;
tercepting commerce with visit and tlx« war consisted of 26 divisions, now
The officials were driven over the
search, and that inasmuch as it makes amounted to 83 divisions, lncludlug sugar beet land of this section to In ; 13c; broilers, 30@35c pound; turkeys,
no mention of the armed ship question, the naval division, and the contribu vestigate the desirability of establish live, 19@21c; turkeys, dressed, choice,
that (s-rplexing feature o f the contro tions of the dominions but excluding ing a sugar factory here next year. i 25@27c; ducks, 15@16c; geese, 10©
Six hundred acres have been contract 11c.
versy is not involved.
Butter— Extras, , prints,
A fter reviewing carefully the condi
Congress took the note quietly, and, tions under which recruiting had been ed for the growing of beets near Suth- prime firsts, 27c;' firsts, 26c; cubes,
orlin this year and the greater part
although members expressed a variety carried out, the premier said It had of the land has been planted. It is 24@ 25^c; butterfat. No. 1, 27c, de-
o f views,
sentiment been decided that the men required the intention o f the Sutherlin land ! livered Portland; No. 2, 25c.
Cheese— Oregon triplets.
seemed to lie in favor o f leaving the could not be obtained In due time with owners to contract from 3000 to 4000
buying prices, 17c per pound f. o. b.
situation in the hands o f the President. existing machinery, lie pointed out acres to beet culture next year.
dock Portland; Young Americas, 18c
On the surface there was no sign of th«‘re wus an Immense advantage In
activity in the group which has been getting rid of piecemeal treatment of
Veal— Fancy, 1014© l i e per pound.
Mill Takes On 50 Men.
working to prevent the President from j the question, which had given rise to
Pork— Fancy, H e per pound.
pressing the situation to the |iointof|
Klamath F'alls.— An Increase In the
Cattle— Steers, choice grain and
a diplomatic rupture.
payroll o f the Pelican Bay Lumber pulp. $8.75©9;'choice hay, $email@example.com;
company, o f this city, is to be made. : good. $firstname.lastname@example.org; medium, $email@example.com.
Following are 20 vital points in the
The big mill is to be operated 20 hours ; Cows, choice $7.50@8; good, $6.75©
a day. This will increase the daily 7.25; medium, $6.25©7.25; heifers, $5
1. Admits "p o ssib ility ” that Sus
New York, May 2.— A demonstration
sex was torpedoed by a German sub- of loyalty to America is «me of the cut to 300,000 feet of lumber and ne ©8.25; bulls. $2.75©6; stags, $3©5.25.
Hogs— Prime light. $firstname.lastname@example.org; good
Denies "delitierate purposes of a great meeting to be held cessitate the employment of 50 more
! to prime, $8.50©8.75: rough heavy,
method o f indiscriminate destruction.” under the auspices of the United Ger
President H. D. Mortensen, of the
3. Contemls it has exercised " fa r - man.American societies and the Aus Pelican Bay company, made the an $7.90@8; pigs and skips, $7.90@8.
Sheep— Yearlings, $8.25@10; weth
reaching restraints” on submarine
If the new municipal ers. $8@9; ewes, $7©8.25; lambs,
«qierations. 4. Asserts it has issued
highway, connecting Klamath Falls
be designated as “ American Liberty with Shipplngton, the important mill $email@example.com.
orders to " v is it and search," except
center on Upper Klamath lake, where
as to "enem y freigh t ships in war
To remind the people that many
zon e." 5. Asserts "good fa ith ” in Germans have proved their loyalty to the Pelican mill la located, is favor
Holding of Oats Raises Price.
givin g and executing these orders. 6. this country a series of floats repre ably voted upon at the regular city
Not enough oats are offered to keep
election Monday, and built, employees
Admits "e r r o r s ” and pleads for " a l senting many famous Americans of
of that and other mills in the neigh tip with the present demand and the
lowances” for them. 7. S«reks to German parentage, such as Molly borhood ran reside in the city and holding back of supplies is slowly but
shift blame for killing Americans to Pitcher, Baron von Steuben. Baron De- work at the mills.
surely forcing up prices. There is a
the United States.
Asserts many Kalb, Pastorius, Muehlentierg, Carl
difference of opinion in the trade as
to the quantity o f oats remaining in
deaths would not have occurred had Schurz and Franz Slgel, will be shown.
A troop of German veterans of the
the country, some dealers declaring
Big Mill Contract Awarded.
United States "accepted German pro
C ivil War will march In the parade
posals." 8. Refuses to dispense with and a living American flag will be
Oregon City.— The Hawley Pulp & that stocks have been reduced to a
Paper company has awarded to the point much below expectations, while
its submarine weapon. 9. Offers " a composed of 1600 girls in uniform.
Grare & Rasmussen company, of Port ! others assert that the unsold supply
further concession” (see 18, below.)
land. the contract for the erection of is heavy and that the carry-over into
10. Accuses Mritain "iiegin n in g” vio
Big W a r s h ip Goes On Duty.
generating plant and pulp mill, the new crop w ill be o f record size.
lations o f international
W hichever side is right, there is no
Philadelphia.— The Oklahoma, the one of the five buildings that consti
Pleads " s e lf defense.”
as to the bullishness of hold-
latest oil-burning super-dreadnaught tute the $750,000 extension now being
United States with "discrim ination”
| ers, and their refusal to sell has
against Germany. 13. Alleges Brit
The pulp mill and generating plant l>rought about a stronger market. For
ish violations o f international law. 14. at an approximate cost of $7,000,000, will be located on the brink of the prompt delivery, $26.25 was offered at
Asserts United States has “ power to was placed in commission at the Phil falls, near station A. It w ill be a con the Merchants’ exchange yesterday
adelphia navy yard Wednesday. The crete structure. The new paper mill and $26.75 was asked. The same price
confine war to armed forces.”
ship is commanded by Captain Roger
was bid for June oats and $27.50 was
Accuses the Unit«*! States o f partiality Wills, and her complement consists of j will be electrically driven and the
asked. On the Sound, the demand for
to allies. Revives "m unitions” ques 50 officers nnd 800 men. The huge
oats was stronger than here. A part
tion. 1G. Discusses ph'a for human warship steamed to the navy yard
driven machine o f Its kind on the Pa of the strength of the market is cred
ity. 17. Blames allies for continuing from the New York Shipbuilding com
ited to the pending government order.
The barley market derives much of
the wnr. Germany "rea«ly to make pany's plant.
its strength from California, where
|ieace"— on Germany’s terms.
C o n gre ss N ot to Recess.
continued dry, warm weather is each
Fruit Outlook Good.
Offers new pledge to observe interna
day lessening the chance of a good
Washington, D. C.— Congress prob
tional law— provided:
Hood River.— Prospects for record
ably will not recess for the national
yields of all varieties of fruits were crop.
States successfully insists that Britain
conventions. Majority Leader Kitchin
observe, as laid down in notes o f De- of the house said that some measure never better in the Hood River valley.
oemlier 28, 1914, and November 5, not requiring the pri-sence of all the “ I have examined cherries, peaches
Raise Tanbark in Northwest.
1915, "fo r th w ith .”
Reserves members probably w ill be considered and apricots,” says E. H. Shepard,
editor of “ Better Fruit,” “ and so far
are to be made through the
"com plete liberty o f decision," should during the convention weeks, so that
as I could discover not the least dam co-operation of the Portland chamber
Unit«*i States not meet this require those who desire to get away may do age has bOM caused hy the frost or of commerce, agricultural college and
so. Senate and house may recess for
c«>ld rains. When apricots have not John Hall, special representatives of
three days at a time.
been injured you may be sure that no the New Zealand Dominion govern
American Flag Stays Up.
ment in Portland, to develop the culti
other fruit has been hurt.”
N o r w a y S e lls to Britain.
The profit from the year's straw vation o f wattle bark In Oregon for
Columbus, N. M .- Thirty Carranza
London.— The British government
customs guards stopped an American has bought the entire output of N or berry crop, now estimated at about 175 tanning purposes.
The Australian government Is con
motor supply train at Las Palomaa, wegian animal and fish oils, according carloads, should set a high water
eight miles south o f the border, Satur to a reliable report In circulation here. mark. The 1916 apple crop is estim ducting a systematic campaign to fos
ated at from 1,000,000 to 1.500,000, the ter the growing o f wattle In New
day, and or«ler«*i the commander to re It will be recalled that during the first
South Wales, because o f the scarcity
largest In the community's history.
move American flags flying from the year of the war Germany was reported
of suitable tan barks. Mr. Hall calls
cars. The Mexicans, who had !>een
attention to the similarity of the clim
B ig T im b e r Deal Is Made.
celebrating “ Cineo de M ayo," the Mex buyers of the Norwegian output.
ate in New South Wales to that of
Baker.— One o f the biggest timber Oregon and believes the culture of
ican national holiday, informed him
N u ts for Oil, N ot Food.
deals closed within recent years In wattle can be made profitable in this
American flags could not be allowed on
Seattle, Wash.— Owners of 1500 bags eastern Oregon was made known Wed state.
Mexican soil. No attention was paid of spoiled peanuts, valued at $12,000, nesday by Frank Gardlnler, o f the
to the demand and no trouble resulted. which the state seized on the ground Baker White Pine Lumber company,
Y a k i m a H o p s are Sold.
that they were unfit for human food, when he announced the purchase by
P a c k e rs Are Convicted.
George Kerr, o f North Yakima, sold
represented In the superior court that that corporation of approximately 20.-
Chicago— Swift & Co., packers, were the nuts were not Intended for human 000 acres of timber land In Baker and 100 bales of 1915 hops at 11 cents.
found guilty by a jury In the federal consumption, but for manufacture Into Orant counties, principally In the vi This was the only transaction reported
court on all 29 counts In the indict oils for soap. The owners therefore cinity of Whitney. A large portion of In the spot market on the coast. It is
ment charging It with violation of the seek to have the nuts released and not the timber is along Trout and China said there Is a fair demand for con
tracts at the prices lately paid.
Interstate commorce laws.
Assurances of Change in Sub
marine Methods Acceptable.
Crew Scattered Along Sea and
Land; Two Picked Up.
UNHID STATES TO AWAII fUlflUM LNI
TWENTY-fIFIH GERMAN AIRSHIP LOSE
English Conscription Foreshadowed
by Premier’s Speech in Commons
Gernwn-Americans lo Show loyalty.
Hundred Bombs Dropped by Raiders
On British Coast— Reports of
36 Casualties are Made.
London.— The Zeppelin L-20 has
been completely destroyed and driven
ashore on the western side of Hafso
Firth, Norway, according to advices
Some of the crew were rescued. It
is said the Zeppelin is the twenty-fifth
lost since the war began.
The Zeppelin L-20 passed north of
Sandnaes alxiut 10 o’clock in the morn
ing, says a Reuter dspatch from Sta
vanger. She was flying at a low alti
tude and was in a damaged condition.
Five or six men were seen to jump
from the airship. Boats put out to
their assistance, and the commander
and one seaman were rescued and
taken to a hospital.
The Zeppelin then was driven over
the hilltops against a hillside. Its af
ter-body broke in two and part o f it
fell to the ground. Some of the crew
jumped or were hurled out.
The Zeppelin then rose a little and
was driven westward, but the bag of
the dirigible collapsed in the center
and tljp airship descended rapidly.
A torpedo-boat which had been fol
lowing along the coast went to its as
sistance and rescued three men still
in the cabin. A fourth man had jump
ed out shortly before.
Of the rescued men three officers
and two non-commissioned officers
were brought ashore; the whereabouts
of the rest of the crew is not known.
The Zeppelin was destroyed and
driven ashore on the western side of
the Firth, near its outlet to the sea.
The Zeppelin air raid on the north
east coast of ■ England and southeast
coast o f Scotland Thursday resulted
in 36 casualties. This announcement
was made officially.
FOUR LEADERS Of
IRISH REVOLT SHOT
London.— The coalition cabinet has
ridden over one more crisis and made
what atonement was possible for per
mitting rebellion to flame up by drop
ping overboard the chief secretary o f
Ireland, Augustine'Birrell, who theor
etically was responsible for the con
trol of that country.
Prem ier Asquith announced to the
house of commons the execution of
four of the Sinn Fein leaders and that
Sir Roger Casement would be tried
with the utmost expedition. He said
also that three others o f the signers
of the “ Irish republican proclamation”
had been sentenced to terms o f three
years in prison.
The men shot were:
Patrick H. Pearce, “ provisional pres
ident” o f Ireland.
James Connolly, self-styled “ com
mandant-general of the Irish Republi
Thomas Macdonough, close associ
ate of Pearce.
Thomas J. Clark, form er leader in
the Fenian conferences.
Stan d ard Oil Doubles.
New York.— Profits o f the Standard
Oil company of New York for 1913
were more than double those of the
preceding year, according to the an
nual statement. N et earnings of $15,-
761,663 show an increase of $8,025,749,
the surplus increasing from $1,736,000
to $9 761.663 and the total surplus
from $16,701,591 to $26,464,254. The
total surplus is now more than one-
third of the company’s entire capitali
Pinchot Fo rce s Defeated.
Washington. D. C.— Advocates of the
Shields water power bill, pending in
congress, won their fight In the Na
tional Conservation Congress, when
the congress voted to adopt a m ajority
committee report indorsing the meas
Gifford Pinchot, who at the last con
gress three years ago defeated a pro
posal somewhat similar, vainly op
posed this action. Charges that the
convention was backed by the power
interests were made and denied.
M o v ie s Get Ezra Meeker.
Washington, D. C.— President W il
son «¿ o too busy to say goodbye to
Ezra Meeker as he was starting on his
transcontinental drive to Olympia,
Wash. Mr. Meeker and his famous
wagon, however, were photographed
in front o f the W hite House and then
by the movies back of the White
House as he actually began his west