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OF CURRENT WEEK
T h e y W ill L e n d M o n e y to F a rm er s.
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ief Resume of General News
from All Around the M i .
HAPPENINGS IN A NUTSHBi
U v e News Items of All Nations and
Pacific Northwest Condensed
for Our Busy Readers.
ITALIANS JOIN IN ATTACK ON
CEN1RAL POWERS’ EASTERN ERONT
L o n d o n — The Italians have struck a
heavy blow in the great allied offen
Assailing the Isonzo line, on
the 60-mile front from Tolmino to the
Adriatic, Cadorna’s troops have cap
tured the Gorizia bridgehead and
bagged more than 10,000 Austrians
With the third year of the war just
begun, the Teuton lines are being bat
tered in three huge drives. The Rus
sian attack gains momentum, the allies
on the Western front have launched a
new combined offensive and now the
Italians have joined in the attack.
London sees in Cadorna’s offensive
one of the most significant and encour
aging signs since the war began. Not
only does it give evidence of the regu
larity and the solidarity of the allies
schedule in the advance, but it »hatters
all piuspect of an Austrian offensive
on the Trentino front.
The Italian successes have created a
serious menace tc Trieste and prepared
the way for an invasion of Austria. In
fierce fighting in the last two days,
Cadorna’s men captured Monte Sabo-
tino, north of Gorizia, and Monte San
Michele, on the Carso plateau, lying to
the south. This gives them control of
Gorizia bridgehead, one of the most
important of the Austrian defenses
along the Isonzo.
Oregon troops on the border have
ju et received their first payment for
Candidate Hughes, speaking to wo
men only in Spokane, addressed them
a« "fellow citizens. ”
s*':. : >,
Secretary Baker has mapped out ar
maments to be used in the campaign
for the re-election of President Wilson.
Owing to court duties. Justice Bran
d e d will not accept appointment on
the commission to settle the Mexican
Human blood from recovered victims
of infantile paralysis, is being used as
serum to combat the disease in New
Washington, D. C.—The senate late
Tuesday passed the bill to prevent in
The U. S. forestry reports practi
terstate commerce in products of child
cally no damage by fires in the na
CEO. W NOKRlS, ‘ jPA.
CMA5 LC8D.Ei.-l. KANSAS
labor. The vote was 52 to 12. The
R 8 £ R T QUICK.. W. V A
tional forests in the Northwest, thus
W ,5 ;A î»lvH l H
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measure, already passed by the house,
fa r th is season.
These are the men nominated for ries.
was brought to a vote in the senate
A San Francisco contracting firm is members of the Farm Loan Board by
He is a director and deputy chair upon the insistence of the Preisdent
«xpected to get the job of building President Wiison. Secretary of the man of the Federal Reserve bank of
after the Democratic senate caucus
P ortland’s million-dollar postoffice, be Treasury McAdoo will be a member Philadelphia.
He is president of the once had decided to defer its consider
cause of its low bid.
ation until next December.
Charles E. Lobdell is a student of ing association, and a is Democrat.
An insane fugitive from the Oregon
Opposition to the measure had come
asylum, terrorizes citizens of Salem,
chiefly from Southern cotton mill own
and it is feared he may reach his home experience in farm loans.
ers and the group of Southern Demo
reared on a farm, which he left to partment of Agriculture at Washing crats who voted against it and fought
and do bodily harm to his family.
study law, being admitted to the bar ton. He has been a student of rural in caucus and maintained their posi
For the first tim e since July 8 a in Kansas in 1882. He represented credits for many years and is an au
heavy rain fell in the battle area, Lane county in the Kansas legislature thority on farm loans. When a young tion during the senate debate on the
breaking the long drought and one of ten years, and was speaker of the man he followed the sea, and at an ground that the regulation proposed
the longest heat waves in recent years. Kansas house in 1896. In 1902 he was early age became a shipmaster. He is unconstitutional and would inter
fere with the rights of the states.
The B ritish torpedo boat destroyer elected judge of the Thirty-third judi quit the sea to engage in farming. Eleven Democrats from the South
l.aasoo sank Sunday off the Dutch
coast, having struck a mine or been until 1911, when he resigned to accept director of the Stockyards National voted for it.
To expedite consideration of the
torpedoed. Six of the crew are miss the presidency of the F irst National bank of Sioux City, Iowa, which trans
in conference, senate con
nually with farmers. He is a Repub ferees were appointed immediately
A California farm er is cultivating
after the original vote was taken. The
jimpeon weed, considered a pest in tion, and in 1915 president of the Kan
Herbert Quick is a student of rural only amendment adopted would extend
this country, but which is used as a
credits, and widely known to farmers. the bill’s provisions to bar all products
household remedy in China, and prin publican.
Unitl a few months ago he was editor of establishments employing children
cipally for asthma.
from interstate commerce. The house
Farm and Fireside.
economic and social questions.
Oregon shippers are facing ruin be was graduated from the University of
He, too, was reared on a farm, en meauRre was directed only against
cause of the car shortage. A deficit of Pennsylvania, did newspaper work gaged in teaching, and later practiced those on which child labor actually had
of 976 cars on the Southern Pacific in from 1880 to 1886, and then began the law in Sioux City from 1890 to 1909. been employed.
Amendments to make the prohibi
Oregon is shown by the Public Service practice of law.
In 1894 he took He was general manager of the Ne
charge of the bond investment busi braska Clark Automatic Telephone tion apply only to children under 14
who could not read or write, to make
The wheat and apple crop of the Pa ness of the private banking firm of Eld- company and the Iowa Clark Auto it apply to children on farms and to
cific Northwest will be m aterially
postpone its effective date for two
larger than heretofore estimated, ac serving as member of that firm until 1906, and was nominated three times years were voted down.
cording to the crop report of the de 1911. At the request of Mayor Blank- for mayor of Sioux City, and elected
The bill as passed would prohibit in
enburg he accepted,
in December, once, serving from 1898 to 1900. He
partm ent of Agriculture.
1911, the directorship of the municipal was nominated for judge of the Su terstate commerce in the product of
President Wilson is conferring with departm ent of wharves, docks and fer- preme court of Iowa in 1902.
any mine or quarry in which children
the railroad officials and employes in
under 16 years of age have been em
the hope of finding amicable adjust
ployed, or in the product of any mill,
m ent of their differences. The im
cannery, workshop, factory or manu
pression grows that arbitration in
facturing establishment in which chil
some form will be agreed upon.
dren under 14 have been employed, or
Washington, D. C.—The importance
Special appropriations include $20,- in which children between 14 and 16
The price of milk by the pint was
raised in New York City, retailers as of the $200,000,000 revenue bill, to 000,000 for a government nitrate have been employed more than eight
serting the advance was necessary ow which the senate has devoted many plant; $6,000,000 for good roasd; hours a day, more than six days a
ing to the increased cost of supplies, hours of deliberation in caucus, is be $15,000,000 for rural credits, and $50,- week, before 6 a. m. or after 7 in the
principally bottles. The price of milk ing impressed on leaders by the fact 100,000 for the government shipping evening. It would take effect after
that appropriations now nearing com project.
by the quart remains unchanged.
pletion have broken all records.
In the closing hours of debate Sena
With President Wilson and a major
The Italian dreadnought Leonardo
With passage this week of the $60,- ity of the party leaders urgently sup tor Tillman denounced Southern cotton
da Vinci caught fire and blew up in the 000,000 ship-purchase bill and probable porting the naval building and person mill owners opposing the bill said that,
harbor of Trant, Italy, and 400 of her approval by the house of the senate’s nel increases, it is beileved the house while he believed it unconstitutional,
crew were drowned, says a Turin dis gigantic naval bill, the appropriations will agree to them after advocates of he was tempted to support it because
patch to the Petit Journal.
The date of the Sixty-fourth congress will have a small navy have made their last of the selfish interests fighting it. He
of the disaster is given only as a day exceeded the previous high record by fight. In anticipation of a close vote, also declared congress was too much
at least $500,000,000.
every absent reprenstative was noti influenced by the attitude of labor in
While exact figures cannot be com fied more than a week ago of the ap terests.
Chinese troops have attacked the
Japanese garrison at Chengchiatun, puted until the gaval has fallen on the proaching contest, which will mark
between Mukden and Chaoyangfu, and last supply bill of the session, the ag the climax of the national defense-
Crop Outlook Poorer.
have killed or wounded 17 Japanese gregate appropriations by congress for- campaign this week.
Washington, D. C.—Falling off in
soldiers and killed one officer. Ac all purposes probably will approximate
Appropriations for preparedness crop prospects amounting to many mil
cording to official advices from Cheng $1,700,000,000 as against $1,114,000,- alone will aggregate approximately lions of dollars’ loss to farmers
chiatun, the Japanese barracks now is 000 for the Sixty-third congress.
$640,000,000 unless unforseen develop
Besides regular supply bills, which ments should force a curtailment. of the country were indicated in the
being besieged by the Chinese soldiers.
Department of Agriculture’s August
total, as they now stand, $1,387,206,-
Heavy advances in the price of flour 680, congress will have added, when While the house this week is bringing report, which forecast declines in indi
business to a close, the senate will
are announced in Chicago.
the shipping bill is approved, more P*ss the shipping bill, workmen’s com cated production in almost every im
crop from the forecasts report
The B artlett pear picking season is than $90,000,000 for special purposes. pensation bill and conference reports portant
ed in July.
now In full swing in the Rogue River There also have been contract author preparatory for the revenue bill, on
Wheat showed a loss of 105,000 000
valley, Oregon, and all indications izations amounting to about $270,000,- which a stubborn assault will be
point UT a t l , 000,000 pear and apple 000, all of which would bring the waged by the Republicans. When the bushels, com 89,000,000 bushels, bar
grand aggregate to $1,685,000,000, amended revenue bill get* through con ley 11,000,000 bushels, and there were
general defic ference. it is expected congress will be decreases in rye, white and sweet po
Use of a special train to enable J. with the uncertain
tatoes, flax, apples and peaches. A
still in the ready to adjourn.
leaders of both heavy reduction of the indicated pro
Prank Hanley, nominee for President,
and Dr. Ira Landrith, candidate for
duction of cotton prevoiusly had been
come by September 1.
vies president, to reach the entire na session.
tion, has been authorised by the Pro
Angry Editors Apologize.
Hogs Bring Sio Per Hundred.
hibition National campaign committee.
Petrograd Rioters Slain.
Birmingham, Ala. — Settlement of 1 Seattle — Hogs on the hoof sold at
I t is understood the train will start
differences between E. W. B arrett and the Union Stockyards Saturday at the ^ Berlin—Twenty-eight persons were
•bout September It.
W. H. Jeffries, of the Age-Herald, and highest price since the opening of the killed and more than 100 wounded in
St. Louis dairies affected by the V. H. Hanson, of the News, was ^n- ' yards, $10 per 100 pounds.
I H Petrograd during serious disorders
s trik e and lockout of union milk driv nounced Monday by a committee of the Preston, of Midvale, Idaho, was the which took place there July 30 because
e rs did not attem pt household deliver- Birmingham Rotary club. Both pa shipper, with 90 head averaging 194 of almost complete exhaustion of the
lea Friday, but considered plans for pers will publish apologies and re pounda. Hogs sold here one day in food jupply, according to Stockholm
r esuming service. Many strikers were tractions of personal chargee made 1909 at l l i centa. but the city had no reporta given out Wednesday by the
ar res t ed. There was considerable in during a recent dispute over business yards. Packers express a willingness Overseas News agency.
terference with grocery and bakery methods. The Rotary club intervened to pay l l i cents next week for similar
Many houses and shope were looted
wagon# that «rant to the dairies to get when it was reported that B arrett and , weights and finish amesa a serious during the disturbances which were
aaiIk to retail.
Hanson were going to fight a duel.
break in Eastern prices intervenes.
Child Labor Bill is Passed by
Senate; Only 12 Yotes Opposed
Congress Breaks Expense Record
Employes Refuse ArtNtmjgf
« ic e ii Aay Fma.
CONFERENCE IN ft
"Unless President Can Find
Means Strike," Says
New York—A general ,Wb
railroads of the nation, -
commerce and throwing out of
ment 2,000,000, can be »vs
through the good offices of” .
Wilson, as a result of Sundzj’,'
opments in the dispute over tin
demands for an eight-hour
tim e and a half for overtime.
The controversy w*s laid k.
President, at his invitation",
workers had flatly rejected ur
of arbitration. They refusal
"U nless the President cm
road, it means a strike,” uid
Garretson, head of the labor f—
Representatives of the railwi
employes have gone to Wa
where a conference with
Wilson is arranged.
The final break came Sunday
the men had been in secret
nearly six hours. Reports differ
the reason for the failure of the
tiations. The men assert they,
to arbitrate because the nib
sisted on arbitrating thoir :
proposition. The board of t
in a statement, declared, hoi...
men rejected their proposition
tending that they would not si
even if the railroad* waived»
Russians Capture Whole Strip I
Austrians Retreat to Avi!
London—The whole line of the
Stripa in Galicia was seised 1
Russians Sunday. The army of
eral von Bothmer, after
strongly fortified position ever
last winter, was compelled by
powerful pressure of the R::
north and south to fall back
toward the west The Au
probably entrenched behind the
Lipa river, prepared to mike
stand before they retreat to
It was the menace to his.
rear, rather than any fronts)
ment, which caused Von Both
surrender the line along the.
which for seven weeks had been
jected to the most violent
Generals Sakharoff on the.
Letchitsky on the south ¡»d en
closed in upon the Austnw*
Infantile Paralysis Claims Irifr
New York — Mrs. Frttk-
Page, daughter-in-law of Walt®
Page, United States
Great Britain, died of infsnti»
ysis late Saturday ftt her sumB®
in South Garden City, U»«
She was 25 years old and Wfl
only since Friday.
Mrs. Page, who was
ton, daughter of Dr-
erick Sefton, of Auburn, • ’
married to the son of to*
ambassador June 3 l«*t.
Surgeon Gives Own
Chicago—The Kst eontn—
science of Dr. John B.
eminent surgeon who died
Island, the gift of his body "
Sunday. In obedience to
last wish that sciencs Th**
cause of the death which
coming, an autopsy *
here as soon as the body
from the Northern s u m®« . •
established that death
disease aggravated by «“"• ^
This confirmed the di**”0“
Murphy had made on hi»^
Big Dam is Wa,h*i
way agent ®t
Sunday th at the big d a ® ^ ^
ken and th at a flood of w»T
ing down the valley,
been sent from Asnf* ^
Southern Carolina P°,n“ „y
ger. Later the Lake
Lake Toxaway reported _ ^
dam had been washed
the lake waa practically