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About The Forest Grove express. (Forest Grove, Or.) 1916-1918 | View Entire Issue (July 13, 1916)
OF CURRENT WfflL
New Supreme Court Member and Wife.
IM H M i
Brief Resume of General News
from All Around the Earth.
Live News Items of All Nations and
Pacific Northwest Condensed
for Our Busy Readers.
A cherry tre e at W hite Salmon,
W ash., yields 1071 pounds of fru it.
The sudden onrush of Russians on
th e E ast front amazes the Germans.
The French take Hill 97, which dom
in ates the Somme, a point of van tag e.
The w inter wheat crop of for the
N orthw est is estim ated at 23,000,000
bushels less than in 1915.
The funeral of L ieutenant Adair,
killed in the C arrizal b attle in Mexico,
was held in Portland Wednesday w ith
m ilitary honors.
M ajor U. G. Me Alexander, of O. A.
C ., has been promoted by President
W ilson to the rank of lieutenant-
colonel of the Oregon troops on the
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The Union Pacific decides to cut the
lum ber freig h t to E astern points 5
This photograph shows Associate Justice Louis D. Brandcis for the first time in his
cents, m aking the tariff 45 cents per robes of office.
hundred pounds, instead of 50 cents.
T he change is due Septem ber 1.
One of C aptain Koenig’s first acts
a fte r he moved his ship up the harbor
G eneral Smuts, in command of the
from quarantine early Monday was to
B ritish forces in German E ast Africa,
announce th a t the Deutschland was
has occupied Tanga, according to a
only one of a fleet of mammoth sub
sta te m e n t issued by the w ar office.
m ersibles built or building for a regu
T h e Germ ans offered only slight re sist
B atlim ore—The daring German sea lar tran s-A tlan tic freight and mail
men who brought the subm arine m er service. He said the next to come
No trace of J. F. Gillies, the em chantm an Deutschland across the A t would be the Bremen, and th a t she
bezzler of W'ashington state funds,
m ight be looked for at some port along
who escaped from the Thurston county lantic slept quietly aboard th eir vessel the coast w ithin eight weeks.
ja il Sunday, has been found. He is which lay moored to a carefully screen
The German catpain subm itted his
th ought to be eluding the law in fem i ed pier guarded by a strong squad of
c raft to a thorough inspection by the
n ine apparel.
Baltim ore police. Captain Paul Koe surveyor of the port and an agent of
C aptain Koenig, of the subm arine nig, the skipper, had delivered his pa I the departm ent of Justice.
w hich successfully ran the B ritish pers to the N orth German Lloyd office, : officers agreed th at there was on sign
blockade and landed in Baltim ore Sun entered his vessel at the custom-house of arm am ent of any description on
day, declares many more such c ra ft are as a commerce carrier, and had pre board, and th a t there was no doubt in
being built and will be put into the sented to a German embassy official a th eir minds about the b o at’s being en
service of carrying commerce.
packet of correspondence for von titled to the status of an ordinary m er
An Am sterdam dispatch says th at
Now the subm arine is ready to dis
The captain asserted th a t his voyage
Dr. Frederick W. K. von Ilberg died
in B erlin Sunday. Dr. von Ilberg had charge her million-dollar cargo of dye- had established the fact th a t a subma-
th e special case of the throat affection stuffs and take on board for the return rine of the type of the Deutschland
from which the German em peror has trip to Germany metal and rubber i could travel anywhere th a t the ordi-
suffered for many years and was one needed by the em peror’s arm ies and j nary vessel could go, 13000 miles, if
j necessary. He had no fears, he said,
o f the em peror’s most in tim ate friends. navy.
The return merchandise is w aiting of his ab ility to elude enem ies th at
The Dagens Nyheder, at Copenha on the dock, and the tim e for leaving m ight be w aiting for him off the Vir-
gen, announces th a t a sea b attle is port will depend largely on plans for ginia Capes when he sta rts his return
believed to have occurred in the Baltic eluding vigilant enemy cruisers expect- trip .
outside of H aefringe on Sunday night, ed to be w aiting outside the entrance | “ I will be able to subm erge within
V iolent cannonading was heard from of Chesapeake Bay for the reappear- the three-m ile lim it, and they cannot
several points on the coast and it is ance of the vessel.
! catch me a fte r th a t,” he said
presum ed th a t the German and Russian
patrolling squadrons clashed.
GERMAN SUBMARINE IS
ENTERED AS MERCHANTMAN
Germ an casualties from the begin
nin g of the w ar to the end of June, as
com puted from official German lists,
a re given as 3,012,637. These figures
include all German nationalities. They
do ncc include naval casualties or cas
u alties of colonial troops. They are
n o t an estim ate made by the B ritish
authorities, but merely casualties an
nounced in German official lists.
Russsian army in Turkey re tire s 80
m iles in Bagdad region to aw ait cooler
The new Swiss war loan of 100,000,-
000 francs at 4 per cent, issued a t 97,
has been oversubscribed by 51,000,000
Adm iral Jellicoe, of the B ritish
navy, reporting on the North Sea
naval battle, estim ates the Germans
lo st 21 ships.
OREGON TO EORESTALL POSSIBLE
INEANIIIE PARALYSIS EPIDEMIC
IN AMERICAN PORT
Portland The entire state of Ore
gon will be protected by strict pre
ventative m easures against the (Kissi-
ble introduction of infantile paralysis
infection, through orders issued Sun U-liner Crosses Atlantic With Carso of
day by the S tate Hoard of Health, and
forwarded by S tate Health Officer
I.’avid N. Roberg to all local health
officers, and county judges, throughout
To fu rth e r insure the observance of
these precautions against the plague
th at is terrorizing New York, Gover
nor Withycombe has been requested by
the S tate Board of H ealth to issue a
proclam ation to the county judges of Vessel Successfully Breaks Blockade
Oregon, instructing them to establish
of British Warships Will Take
the quarantine at every railroad s ta
tion w ithin th eir jurisdiction.
Home Needed Supplies.
The plan is simple, though necessar
ily involving a great deal of close ob
servation and employment of a reg i
Baltim ore The w orld's first subma-
ment of medical ins|>ectors and assist
I rine m erchant vessel, the German un-
Incoming passengers, under 16 years ,jerw ater liner Deutschland, anchored
of age, from all E astern points, will . .
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. , below Balt more Sunday night, afte r
tie m et at each station by authorized ,
T heir tenqieratures will v°y*ti*ng safely across the A tlantic,
b e ta k e n . If the tem perature be above passing the allied blockading squad-
normal, or if any other indication o f ; ronil BIM|
eluding enemy cruisers
the dread malady is observed, the child w atching for her off the American
will be placed under strict quarantine.
Epidemic is Subsiding.
She carried a message from Emperor
New York — N ineteen more deaths W illiam to President Wilson, a quan
from infantile paralysis in New York tity of mail estim ateli at 160 tons and
City for the 24 hours ended at 10
a cargo of 760 tons of costly chemicals
o ’clock Sunday morning were re|s>rted
dyestuffs, and is to carry back
by the dejm rtm ent of health, m aking
the total fa ta lities 224 since the epi home a sim ilar amount of nickel and
demic started. There was a drop in cruij,, rubber sorely needed by the Ger
the num ber of new caaeB, 88 being re man army.
ported Sunday against 95 Saturday.
Sixteen days out from Bremerhaven
The total number of rases now has
Baltim ore, the subm arine reached
reached 980. The m ortality rate is
still about 23 per cent. Brooklyn con safety between the V irginia ca|>ea at
1 :46 o'clock Sunday morning, by a
tinued to lead with new cases.
heavy pall of darkness which settled
over the entrance of the bay, w ith the
settin g of a tell-tale half moon.
life of President of Argentine
Once inside, the visitor threw cau
Republic Sought by Anarchist tion aside and began shrieking his si
ren signalling a pilot and at the same
tim e attra c tin g the attention of the
Buenos A ires - An attem p t to assas
tug Thomas F. Timmons, which hail
sinate President de la Plaza was made
been w aiting in the lower bay for
Sunday by a self-styled anarchist. The
nearly two weeks to greet the Deutsch
President was standing on a balcony of
land and convoy her into port.
a governm ent building review ing some
L ittle was known here about what
troops when a man in the crowd of
happened during the epoch-making
spectators suddenly drew a revolver
cruise across the ocean, which in a
a n i fired a t him. The shot went wild
small m easure at least breaks the
and the would-be assassin was a r
blockade on German trade with the
The g re at
crowd of spectators
surged forw ard in an effort to take the m ann* * cr*w hm<J '■nded *nd the
agents of her owners had received only
assassin from his guards and lynch
m eager report*. Such inform ation as
him, but th is was prevented by the
was available came directly from the
soldiers. The man gave his name as
pilot and from
He said he was born
Hinsch, of the North German Lloyd
in A rgentina and was 24 years old.
Liner Neckar, laid up here since the
\ beginning of the war.
KAISER WRITES TO PRESIDENT
UNIVERSAL HAPPENINGS IN A NUTSHELL
According to the London m orning
papers it probably will be well into the
y ear 1917 before the new Irish parlia
m ent is set up. L ittle can be done
o ther than the introduction of the bill
before P arliam ent rises early in Au
g u st for a recess of some six to eight
weeks, so th a t the passage of the bill
is not likely before late in October.
OMNIBUS REVENUE Bill PASSES
Newest Photo of Republican Chairman
HOUSE, INCREASING INCOME TAX
W ashintgon, D. C.—The adm inistra
tion omnibus revenue bill, creating a
ta riff commission, imposing a protec
tive tariff on dyestuffs, repealing pres
ent stam p taxes and providing for new
taxes on incomes, inheritances and war
m unitions profits, passed the house
late Monday by a vote of 240 to 140.
During the closing hours of debate
several amendments, providing for
elim ination of the bankers’ tax and
m odifying the tariff commission sec
tion, were adopted over the opposition
of Democratic leaders.
The amendments cut the salaries of
m em bers of the ta riff commission from
$10,000 to $7500 annually; struck out
the provision under which no member
or form er member of congress could
serve on the commission, and provided
a single appropriation of $300,000 to
pay expenses of the commission the
first year, instead of the b ill’s stipula
tion of a continuing annual appropria
tion of th a t amount. The en tire sec
tion levying a tax of $1 for each $1000
surplus and undivided
profits held by bankers was stricken
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Many amendments proposed Ly the
ways and means com m ittee also were
This is the latest photograph of Wil
adopted, including one under which 1 liam R. Wilcox, new chairm an of the
cig arette m anufacturers m ust pay a Republican National com m ittee, who
special tax of 3 cents for every 10,000 will manage the cam paign - for the
election of Charles E. Hughes.
A new project for saving life at the
tim e of naval engagem ents is reported
from Copenhagen. It is §aid several
prom inent Danes intend to organize a
fleet of several hundred motor boats
along the west coast of Jutland. These
boats, flying the Red Cross flag, wili
Banks' Opinions Differ.
be sent out to pick up the wounded
New York—A wide divergence of
a f te r each sea battle.
opinion among the banks of the coun
P etitions carrying 75,000 names in try as to w hether the Federal reserve
support of in itiativ e No. 24, which au act has been successful a fte r a y ear’s
thorizes the operation of brew eries ai d operation is shown in a report issued
sale of beer direct to consumers, were Tuesday by a New York tru st com
filed w ith the secretary of state of pany, which has completed a nation
W ashington. I t is estim ated th a t 5 0 ,-1 wide survey of the attitu d e of banks
000 of the petitioners will be found tow ard the act. More than 6000 re
qualified to sign, while the law needs plies were received to the queries sent
only 32,000 signatures to place on the out, 1760 of them being favorable, 1773
b a llo t.
unfavorable, and 1811 noncommittal.
King o f Annam D eposed.
Paris — Duy-Tan, th e 16-year-old
king of the French protectorate of An
nam, on the China sea, has been de
throned as a result of a revolt of An-
nam ites at Quang-Ngai, which he has
been accused of having fomented. The
governor general of French Indo-China
reports th a t the outbreak was sup
pressed quickly and the king arrested
near Hue. He is succeeded by Prince
Bun-Dao, who has ju st been crowned
king in his stead.
United States Has 21,0 0 0 ,0 0 0
Men Eligible 1« Military Service •• f- Gillies, Washington Slate
fund looter, Escapes From Jail
W ashington, D. C.—The census bu-
reau while unable to answer spceific.l-
ly the question how many able-bodied
citizens of m ilitary age there are in the
United S tates, estim ates th at the total
num ber of male citizens and and-those
who have declared th eir intention to
become citizens, who are 18 to 45
years old inclusive, is not fa r from 21,-
F Gillies, tw ice
convtcted of em bezzling $20,000 from
state industrial insurance funds while
employed as claim agent for the state,
Sunday night pried off two flimsy locks
w ith a bolt as a jim m y and escaped
from the Thurston county jail.
000 , 000 .
This estim ate is based on the as him went Henry Roberts, aw aiting
sumption th a t there has been an in tran sfer to the reform atory for a s ta t
crease of aproxim ately 10 per cent in utory offense.
the population of the country since the
Prosecuting A ttorney Yantis ordered
census of 1910.
When th a t census the a rrest of Mrs. Gillies on a w arrant
was taken the total num ber of male ! charging her with aiding the esca|>e of
citizens and prospective citizens 18 | the prisoners. Mrs. Gillies waH not
years old and over but under 46 was ( locked up, but wrh taken to the home
19,183,000. Of this number, 14,857,- of a policeman and placed in the care
000 were foreign-born w hites who had ; of the officer’s wife.
become naturalized or had declared
It is believed the prisoners boarded
th eir intention of doing so, 2,052,000 | a train bound for Portland.
were negroes and 50,000 were Indians.
An automobile is known to have left
town about m idnight, and it is be
to have taken the two men to
Socialists Insist food Supply is Short. lieved
ward Canada. At a late hour no trace
had been reported of either.
The Hague —During a debate on the
Shortly a fte r dark Gillies and Rob
food situation at the Thursday evening erts locked an old man held on a minor
session of the Berlin city council, the charge in his cell and pried th eir way
Socialists complained of the inequality out.
and inadequacy of the distribution of
Sheriff McCorkle waH a t C entralia
food under the m ass-feeding scheme. and Jam es Fennell, County game w ar
Councillor Mommsen declared th a t no den, who occasionally slept a t the jail,
resident of B erlin was yet starving. was out of town.
This elicited a sharp contradiction.
By saw ing off the riveted end of the
Municipal Physician W eber
main bolt by which th eir cell would have
tained th ere van no question of under been locked, had th at precaution been
feeding yet, whereupon cries of strong taken, Gillies and R oberts slipped out
dissent arose from the Socialists.
the bolt and then sawed the end of it
The Socialist councillor, Hoffman, off on th e bias to make a chisel point,
said th a t he him self had been a patient by which they pried th eir way out.
a t the Rudolph Virchow hospital for Gillies evidently let him self from the
months, and knew how seriously the window to th e ground 15 feet below
dietary^ had been reduced.
w ith a blanket.
British Statesm en Shifted.
Ix>ndon— Following the appointm ent
last week of David Lloyd-George as
secretary for war, official announce
ment was made of several other chang
es in the government.
Montagu, financial secretary to the
treasury, tak es Lloyd-George’s place
as m inister of munitions, Thomas Mc
Kinnon Wood, secretary of state for
Scotland, becomes chancellor of the
Duchy of Lancaster and financial sec
retary to the treasury.
Alaska S en d s in Bullion.
Seattle, W ash.— Seven hundred and
fifty thousand dollars in gold bullion,
the larg est shipm ent received from
Alaska th is year, was brought hero
Sunday by the steam er Humboldt,
which arrived from Skagway.
gold, the first of the Spring cleanup
in interior Alaska, was ship|>ed from
F airbanks by the first steam er up the
Yukon and transported to Skagway
over W hite Pass from W hite Horse,
the head of river navigation.