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PRtSIDENI WILSON ACCEPIS LINCOLN
MEMORIAL AS «ET IO NAIION
NORTHW EST MARKET REPORTS; ^
Hodgeiivillt\ Ky. Preaidant Wilson
came to Kentucky Monday to pay hom
age to the memory o f Lincoln.
President accepted for the Federal
G EN ER A L CROP CONDITIONS
per bushel; fortyfold, $1.24; club.
I f 1.28; red fife, $1.25; ret! Russian,
OPENS IN FRANCE
Mitlfeed Spot prices: Bran, $211.60
government the log cabin in which
^ per ton; shorts, $25.60; rolleti barley,
Lincoln was born in a speech devoted
to an eulogy o f the C^vil war Presi
Corn— Whole, $42 per ton; cracked,
dent. Standing on a hill topped by a
magnificent granite memorial building
Hay— Produi-er»’ prices: Timothy,
hoO»ing the Lincoln cabin, he praise«!
Eastern Oregon, $16 60(418 |>er ton;
Lincoln as the embodiment o f demo
, valley, $15(4)16; alfalfa, $14.50; wheat
hay, $12.60(4! 13.60; oat and vetch, $12
" W e are not worthy to stand here
12.50; cheat, $11; clover, $10.
unless we ourselves tie indeed and in
B u tter— Exchange prices: Cubes,
truth real Democrats and servants of
extras, no bid; 29c asked.
Jobbing German Second Line From Somme
prices: Prints, extras, 32(a34c; but
Live News Items of All Nations and mankind, ready to give our very lives
for the freedom and justice and spirit
North to Combles Now Entirely
ter fat. No. 1. 81c; No. 2. 2»c. Port
dent’s Proposals- Measure to
ual exaltation o f the great nation
Pacific Northwest Condensed
in Possession of French.
which shelters and nurtures u s," lie
Take Effect ian. 1, 19 17.
E gg" — Oregon
for Our Busy Readers.
price, current receipts, 27c per doxen.
The non-political character o f the
Oregon ranch, can-
program was emphasise«! by the men
Pari«- The French won • magnifi
Washington, D. C.— The threat o f a
tion o f the name o f Charles
Poultry— Hens, 13 ¿(414c per pound;
About 3000 m^n mare hid in Port
cent «nd highly iio p r U n t
Hughes, the Republican nominee, by
broilers, 16c; turkeys, live. 18<422c;
land'» Labor Hay parade, Monday.
Monday north of the Somme and there
one o f the speakers in giving the list hanging like a pall over the country «lucks, ll(< tl4 ic ; geese, 9(4 He.
The Third infantry o f the Oregon of directors of the Lincoln Farm as for a month, wa» lifted Saturday
is reason to lielive Sunday night’a
Veal —Fancy, 12|c per pound.
National guard, arrived
Pork— Fancy, 12^(413«* per pound.
communiques begin another series such
Withyoomb* Tuesday from duty on the
What was said to tie one o f the larg
Vegetables Artichokes, 75c(4$l per
est crowds ever gathered in this part of («asset! without amendment the A«iam- tioxen; tomatoes, 35(466c per crate; as were hat! in the first days o f the
It i* announced offlcallv that Dar-ee- Kentucky came to Lincoln farm in h««u»e Friday, the heads o f the four cabbage, $1.75 per hundred; garlic, Kc great offensive.
The question whether the battle was
Salaam, the chief town o f German special trains and automobiles and on great railroad employes' brotherhotxis per pound; peppers. 6(4'6c; eggplant,
the prelude to a vast Franro-Iiritish
East Africa, ha» surrendered to the
were taken from the station to the telegraphed 600-odd code message* to cucumbers, 26«t50c per box; beans, 3c offensive is one the censor would not
farm in auLunobiles, accompanied by their general chairmen in all parts of per pound; celery, 75«i85c per doxen; p r m it U, be answered, but it is evi
From Klamath Falla. Oregon, it i» a troop o f Louisville police. On the the country cancelling the strike onier corn, 10<it20e.
dent that the French general staff
re;v>rte«l that labor is so scarce that way the President stopped and laid a issued a week ago, to take effect Sep
Potatoes New. $1(41.25 a hundred; would not have begun that action ex
one o f the lumber m ill» wa* obliged to wreath on a statue o f Lincoln.
cept according to concerted allied
The legislative expedient to avert
di»cv>ntinxie it» night shift.
At the farm he walked up a long
the strike was passed in the senate
Tbe official communique, which waa
I e»# than fifty per cent of the school flight o f broad granite stairs lined with by a vote o f 43 to 28 —almost a strict Walla Witlla, $1.60.
by the censor, says:
children o f Portland were in attend
party vote— amid stirring scenes, after
ance on the first day o f school, owing Lincoln memorial building at the top. many senators, Demorcata and Repub $1.85 per box; cantaloups, 60c(i(,$L60 bloody battle is going on on both banks
o f the Somme. The French have made
Inside he examined silently the one-
to the fact that it was Labor Day.
had fought desperately to p r e r a t e ; peaches. 25(470c p r box; fresh progress east o f tbe village o f
rvxim cabin ma«le o f rough logs aixi licans,
wni«m elons, 1 14c p r pound; plums,
government ha» mud and then wrote his name in the amend the measure by provisions de
$1. 50(4 1 .75; i Forest, north of the river, and on the
signed to prevent industrial disaster-, 1 «5o(u$l p r box; pars,
reached re final decision a» to it» reply register.
crate; rasa- South have successfully attacked ob
Some senators, thor
to the representation» o f the entente
Ex-Governor Joseph W. Folk, of in the future.
jectives along a front o f 20 kilometers
allies that merchant suhmarie* o f a Missouri, president of the Lincoln oughly aroused, declared congress was
( 12i miles) from Harleux to t'haulncs.
belligerent nation should be treated as Farm assiviation. presided at the for being coerced into enactment o f legis
"T h e village o f Soyerourt waa briI-
Robert J. Collier, lation that it did not desire and that it 1.50.
lianty carried by assault, as was also
knew would return to ylague it in the
W ith more than WOO people from vice president o f the association, gave
H o p — 1915 crop, nominal; 1916 p r t of Vermandoviers.
5000 prisoners have F>een taken North
all section» of Douglas county. Oregon, the g ift o f the deed to the farm to
In both h>-'_«e* the measure was
in attendance, the Rod and Gun Club Secretary Baker, representing the War
Wool- Eastern Oregon, fine, 23<a26c and South o f the Somme in the last
signed w’ thm a few minutes after the
o f Rnfcile held its fourth annual veni department
p u n d ; coarse, 30 (4 32c, valley, two days.
final vote in the senate and it was sent
"Progress was also made on the right
son barbecue under the most favorable
at once to the White House, where the
Caacara B ark— Old and new, 4 }r bank of the Meuse, in the Verdun sec
President signed it Sunday.
tor. in the Fleury region ."
The collapse o f a portion o f the
The bill that stopped the strike pro p r pund.
Monday's action constitutes a giant
C a ttle— Steers, prime, $6.50(46.75;
bleacher »eats at the Welsh-White
vides that after January 1, 191?. eight
step forward on the load enveloping
hours shall be regarded as s basis of
5.50; medium to good. $4.50(45; ordi Peronne from the North and also
Co.orsd opr mgs, Monday precipitated
New York— The personal rights and reckoning for a day's pay of men en nary to fair, $4<44.50; heifers, $4(4 shortens by many miles the British
spectators to the ground and in their economic interests of Americans gaged in the operation o f railroad
march on jlaptume. The German sec
5.75; bulls, $3(44.25; calves. $3<«i6.
jured at least 100, several seriously.
in Mexico must be considered in reach trains in interstate commerce, except
ond line from tbe Somme North to
ing roads less than 100 miles long and
Another clash between Chinese and ing a permanent settlement o f the
Combles now is entirely in French
electric lines, that they shall receive p i me mixed. $9.50 Git 9.85; rough
•lapanese troops is officially reported difficulties between the United States
That line passed
pro-rata pay for work in excess of
from Chaoyanwpo, Mongolia, and has and Mexico, Secretary Lansing said
Clery, I-a Forest and slightly West of
led to the dispatch o f heavy Japanese here Monday in an address at a lunch
Sheep — Lambs, $5.50(48.25; year Combles. A ll these positions are now
pensation shall not be changed, pend
reinforcements. It is contended that eon attended by member» o f the Amer-
wethers, 5.75(46 .50; old wethers, held by the French. Their line touches
ing an investigation for six to nine
the Chinese attacked the Japanese ican-Mexican joint commission. Con
the borders o f Combles, which is a
6 ; ewes, $3.50(45.50.
while the Japanese were advancing to ferences looking toward a solution of months o f the effect of the eight-hour
p w e rfu lly fortified position intended
mediate between the Chinese and Mon the international problems which con
by the Germans to be an impregnable
front the two countries are to begin sion to be appointed by the President. Washington Wheat Market
support for their second line.
Effort* to amend the bill in the sen
shortly at New London. Conn.
Hits High Marks
Athens — Seising the opportunity
Secretary I .arising declared that if
offered by the presence at Piraeus, "suspicion, doubt
Walla Walla— Farmers declare they
aloofness” alter it having been led by Senator
within gunshot of Athena of a large marked the coming deliberations, the U nderwood, who «ought to provide
were offered $1.20 Saturday for club
fleet of the’ entente nationa Premier commission might expect to accom that the Interstate Commerce commis
Zaimis has asumed unobtrusively what plish little and would leave the two sion should have power to fix railroad wheat. It is re p rte d some small and
amounts virtually to dictatorial pow nations "in the same tangle o f mis w ages and hours of service in the fu very choice lots of bluestem and turkey
Washington, D. C.— Order« for the
ers. All is now in readiness for the understanding» and false judgments ture. This amendment wa* defeated. red were sold at $1.31 to millers. Dan
to their state mobilisation
final act to end the neutrality o f which. 1 feel, have beer the chief rea
Railroad off rials have declared that iel Donovan this week sold 16,000
ram ;* of 15,000 National guardsmen
son for our controversies in the past.”
bushels of hybrid wheat, getting about no«- on tbe Mexican border were is
Luis Cabrera, chairman of the M exi $6(1,000.00© a year in increase««! wages
Officers and men o f the German air
sued by tbe War department Wednes
$ 1.10 net.
ship destroyed Saturday night while can commission, in reply, said the re
raiding England, w ill be buried with sult his commission seeks is the same say the enactment w ill mean not more
General Funs ton was directed to re
Odessa— Another advance of 1 cent
full m ilitary honors in London. De sought by the American delegates and
three regiment» from New York,
tails of the funeral have not beer set that the mutual spirit of harmony 000. In cong-ens and among the rail
two from New Jersey, two from Illi
tled but the bodies probably w ill be might be inferred from the notes ex
nois, two from Missouri and one each
the constitutionality of the law. but Bluestem. $1.19, white Russian, $1.17,
put in separate graves in a churchyard changed.
from California, Oregon. Washington
Secretary 1 arising pointed out that
red and club $1.16.
near the spot where they were found
the assembling of the commission test this have not beer indicated.
after the airship fell.
Secretary Baker announced the order
i^uick action by the brotherhood
■manifests to the world the spirit o f
Oakeadale — Wheat holds steady, after a conference with President W il
Rioting, an outgrowth o f a strike
good w ill and mutual regard which an heads follower the action in tbe senate. with Home advance.
o f street railway trainmen in progress
The measure embraces virtually all bushel* changed hands Saturday at son at the White House. Earlier in
imates the renublies o f America in the
in El Paso., Texas, followed a la b o r
of the President's original proposals to from $1.12 to $1.16 a bushel. Satur the day the department had ordered to
settlement of their controversies."
their home stations $000 regular coast
Day parade Monday. The rioters at
" I need not assure you, " Secretary the employe* and tbe railroad bead*, day's quotation was $1.17 for «heat artillerymen « ho have l«een serving aa
tacked several streetcars being oper
Lansing continued, "th a t my govern
and $1.3?i for oats.
infantry on the border.
ated by strikebreakers in the down
ment ha* been inspired throughout the lative program he took to congress last
The secretary's statement said:
town streets, wrecked the cars and
past three year* with a sincere desire
W ilb u r— Among the farmer* who
" In view of the fact that substan
beat the trainmen.
A dozer persons
to arrange in ar. amicable way the nu
delivered new wheat to the grain tially the number o f troops who have
were arrested on charge* o f inciting
merous questions which have arisen a*
growers’ «-arehouse here were T. O. not done patrol duty on the Wiriier are
riot and and it is estimated that at
a result of the civil strife which has
Gr-instead. F. l<ad«->g. J. Knsmar and now on their way there, it is felt that
least 50 persons were injured in the
shaken the Mexican republic to its
W. F. Scheibner. The wheat tests 59 this number can be spare«!.”
very foundations and ha* caused so
to fi(i (xiund* to the bushel and grades
In a few days, i f transportation fa-
John F. St. John, a candidate for much loss of life and property, so
No. 1. It is not so plump as that of eilititics remain undisturbe«!, the de
the Presidency on the Prohibition much suffering and privation.”
Punta* Arena«, Chile— Lieutenant laat year, hut is strong in gluten. The partment intends to otiler home some
ticket ir. ISM . twice governor o f Kan
Shackieton rerumed here Sunday with price was $1.1? fur bluestem and $1.14 mere regiment».
sas. and one o f the most widely known
W ord "O b ey " Eliminated.
the member* of his Antarctic expedi for club. Sales of small lots continue.
temperance advocates in the United
Chicago— The commission of seven tion whom, he -esuceo and «-ho had
Enraged Mob Injures Sheriff.
States, died at Olathe. Kan., agred S8. bishops, sever, pastors and seven lay
Colfax— With grait quotations soar
been, marooned on Elephant Island.
Lima, O.— Enrage«! st the success o f
Episcopal The men are all in good condition. It ing high the market here is inactive. Sheriff Sherman Eley in spiriting
At a secret session of the Chinese men o f the
parliament. Premier Tuar Chi Jui. re«- church, appointed to revise the rituai «•as April 24 ¿hat Shack Ieton set nut Bluestem was quoted at $1.23; fo rty char I «•* Daniels, a negro accused o f at
plying to inquiries about the recent of the church, has determined to elim from Elephant Island in a 22-foot fold, S I.17; red Russian. $1.18; bar tacking Mr*. John Barber, young w ife
clash between Chinese and Japanese inate the word ’ohey" from the mar boat, fitted witt sledge runners leav ley $1.60 anu oat* $1.30. It is esti of a prominent farmer, out o f their
troops in Eastern Mongolia, said the riage ceremony, it wa* learned here. ing 22 met of his expedition behind mated that about 50 per cent o f the reach early Wednes«lay evening, a mob
Japanese were the aggressors and fired, The enmmissior «-ill report to the gen him. The mer he left behind had five 1916 crop here ha* beer sold.
captured the aheriff, seriously wounded
eral convention of the church at St. weeks provisions, their only shelter
the first shots
him. placed a noose around his neck
I.OUÌS. October 11.
Radical changes was an ice cave; night and day gates
ami forced him to direct a cortege of a
The price of platinum jumped $2© ar. were proposed in the ten command swept the bleat shores, so that any Harvest Hands Needed in
hundred automobiles into the rough
ounce in two days, the quotations now ments. the burial and baptismal serv one leaving the shelter hac to crawl
Eastern Oregon Grain Fields country north of this city, «h e r e it
running from $80 to $86 ar. ounce. ices and in arrangement* of various or hand anc i.n
Condon. Or. — Farmers throughout was supposed the negro prisoner was
Scarcity o f the metal because of the prayers.
this section of Eastern Oregon art ex in hiding
w * t
embargo set two year* agr on
G-eek Civilians Are Arm ing
periencing aermu* difficulty in secur
platinum from. Russ.a. together with
Food Gamblers Hard Hit.
Pane— A dispatch to the Petit Par ing neceeeary labor for harvesting
Loading Charge Held Up.
the beginning o f the Christmas holiday
New Y ork — Food dealer* who gam isian from Saioniki datec Friday say* their grair. crop. In anme districts it
W ashingtnn. D. C.- The Interstate
deman.: from, jeweler«, wa* attributed
bled or the expected isolation of New that a comm, rtee o f nations) defense, ha* beer almost impossible to employ Commerce commission Wednesday sus
York from outside supplies a* a result composed of n~nminert military mer harvest hands while the availabte sup pended until December 86 a proposal
A profit o f more that $1.060,000 a of the threatened railroad strike and and civilians has beer proclaimed a* ply of labor generally , unless recruited of M estnrr roads to make a charge for
week was made by the Ford Motor held back ahinments t r unload at fam the provisional government of Mace from other agricultural districts, will loading and unloading shipments o f
company daring the year which ended ine price« found themselves over donia A ll the gendarmes and cavalry, he inadequate for the proper harvest less than carload lota
July 81. according to a financial state whelmed by their own plot.
Prices says the dispatch, have joined this mg of this crop.
The mads proposed to charge 1J
The year's business totaled suddenly collapsed with the averting movement
A parade of revolutionary
Common labor ir the harvest field is cent* |»or hundred pounds for snch load
$206.867.84?; the year's profit was of the strike and the food gamblers Croons under Lieutenant Colonel Zinv being paid $2.6© a day. while the more ing and unloading, a charge «-hich
$89.994.118. Henry- Pore announced wore caught with vast quantities of brakakis took mace, after which there skilled labor is equally scarce, al would have materially increased rev
that most o f the profit w ill he used in supplies or their hands
One specula wae a reran« of armac civilians and though the wage range* from $8 tr $4 enue and which was to have gone into
expanding the company ’* bus;
tor is reported to have lost heavily.
volunteers wearing the blue and white a d a y ..
effect heptamlter 1.
Brief Resume of General News
from All Around the Earth.
Senate Quickly Passes Adamson Eight-
Hour Ddy Measure.
Important Victory Seems But Start of
Another Vast Drive.
UNIVERSAL HAPPENINGS IN A NUTSHELl
DANGER OF TIE-UP IS AVERTED
5000 PRISONERS ARE TAKEN
Amcnoii Rights Is Issue B ^c,*
15,000 Stale Troops Ordered
Home from H enan Border Duty
.stockltfiHi Rescues 22 Cast -
•ways from Reptan! Island