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About The Forest Grove express. (Forest Grove, Or.) 1916-1918 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 21, 1916)
OF CURRENT WEfK
ENGLAND’S WAR IUGGERNAU1S
ARE BUILT BY AMERICAN EIRM
GRADE Of TARIFES
ENTIRE NATIONAL GUARD TO
SEE DUTY ON MEXICAN BORDER
ON NEUTRAL TRADE
Washington, D. C.— The British
Washington, l). C: — All National
‘ •tanka,” the, armored motor cars used
guard organizations which have t>con
in recent assaults on German trenches
held at state mobilization points since
in_Northern France so successfully as
they were mustered into the federal
to attract world-wide attention, were
service are scheduled to start for the
Mexican border soon.
built for the most part in Peoria, 111.,
in the form of caterpillar tractors, de
go within two weeks. Secretary Baker
signed many years before the war be
is personally supervising all guard
gan, to meet some o f the difficult prob
He is determined that
every guard unit undergo border serv
lems of modern farming.
ice and training before it is dis
Except for their armor, their ma
charged, and intends to use the troops
chine guns and their crews, thousands
in state cani|>s to relieve those on the
like them are in use today in the Uni
border, so that the latter may return
ted States in plowing, digging ditches
British Chamber of Commerce Urges home and be mustered out of the fed United States Exports to Holland and
U ve News Items of All Nations and and other labors less heroic than war.
M. M. Baker, vice president o f the
Scandinavian Countries Are A f
New Plan— “ Most-Favored-Na-
One thing may alter this policy,
company, e x
Pacific Northwest Condensed
though officials now think it w ill not.
plained here that it was machines
fected by Latest Order.
tion" Clause Eliminated.
for Our Busy Readers.
That is the lack o f funds available for
made by his company at its Peoria
transportation. Although no account
plant that had hurdled German trench
o f the expenditures incident to the
es. walked through forests and crawled
London- The plan of rationing the
Washington, D. C.— Division o f the border situation has been made public,
over shell craters in the face of in
Seven hundred thousand workers in
countries o f Norway, Sweden,
world into economic strata separated re|>orta indicate that the department
tense gun fire.
N ew York are said to be ready to
Denmark and Holland, under which no
" W e have sold about 1000 caterpil by tariff walls and classified as allies
strike in sympathy with the streetcar
further licenses will Lie granted for the
lar tractors to the British govern o f the British empire, friendly neu
President’s Sister Dies.
present to British exporters, has been
ment,” said Mr. Baker.
“ W e have
to apply to the United Statea
More than 700 vessels have been had nothing to do with putting armor
by the expedient o f refusing to allow
added to the fleets flying the American on them or placing machine guns, but ! countries, is urged by the London
The Netherlands’ Overseas Trust to ac
flag in foreign trade in the tw o years some o f our men at Aldershot, England, j Chamber o f Commerce. To clear the
cept further American consignments
ended June 30, 1916.
recently were notified that the British ground for this world reconstrucion the
and by declining to grant letters o f as
The British steamers Llangors E. government intended to armor some of chamber concludes in a special report,
surance for American shipmenta des
Buttown and Swedish Prince have been
tined for these countries.
sunk by submarines.
The crews of other than the usual towing o f big
In consequence American shipments
the vessels were saved.
Holland will be stopped absolutely,
“ Germany had some o f these trac favored-nation”
while the regular trans|>ortatlon com
A purchase of 300,000,000 feet of tors before the war began, and al
panies trading between the United
tim ber has been made by the Oregon though I do not just understand how it that with the United States, is inev-
States and Scandinavia w ill not take
Lumber company, near Baker, Ore., I occurred, I believe she may have got ; itable.
cargoes without assurance o f their in
and a new mill w ill be built.
Free trade would be abandoned and
; others since then. W e have sent some
nocent destination by the British au
Armenians in Asia Minor who took
refuge in Aleppo when exiled recently
j line with the present war groupings o f
Furthermore, tramp steamer« arc
by the Turks, now have been ordered ance o f the motor cars the tractors the nations.
hardly likely to risk the inevitable
to leave the new locality, according to
landing in the prize court of any cargo
A ll imports would be divided as fol
understand that Germany had about 40
dispatches to the State department.
they might accept.
o f them in this work before L iege lows:
Wholly manufactured goods,
Two buildings, including the stock- early in the war, and recent photo
Neutral diplomats here believe two
semi-manfactured goods and articles
house o f the International Cement graphs show that the British are using
reasons induced the British guvern-
company’s plant at Irvine, Wash., some o f them now for the same pur solely used as raw material in indus
i ment to take this action.
The first is
tries, manufactured foodstuffs and raw
were destroyed by fire Monday. The pose.”
the simplicity o f the plan, which en
A ll parts o f the British
loss was $100,000, covered by insur
ables the government to control su|>-
“ It is true,” said Mr. Baker, “ that
empire and its allies would pay mini
plies at the source. The second is the
these tractors can go ahead over al
mum duties; friendly neutrals which
bill with which Great Britain
Surprise raids on two alleged gam most anything or through almost any allow the United Kingdom most favor
is now pressed by neutral governments
bling houses in San Francisco, main thing. They can straddle a trench, go ed treatment would pay twice as much;
for demurrage and other expenaea in
tained, according to the police, in two through a swamp, roll over logs, or other neutrals, giving preference to
curred by taking suspected ships into
hotels in the so-called downtown ten climb through shell craters like a car other powers and including neutrals
Kirkwall and other |*>rts for examina
It looks uncanny to
derloin district, resulted in the arrest or Juggernaut.
which might swing into the Teutonic
see them crawl along the ground just
o f 230 men.
New London, Conn.— Mrs. Anne
commercial system would pay a still
Another blockade measure is the re-
like a huge caterpillar.
In a thick
greater tax; and all “ enemy” coun Howe, only sister of I’ resident Wood- rent arrBngement under which bureaus
The Cooks and W’ aiters’ union has
forest, i f they encountered trees they
filed a suit for $300,000 damages could not brush out of the way, they tries would pay the maximum duties, row Wilson, died at her aparatment were
Up ¡n Knglaod and France for
in a local hotel early Saturday.
Mrs. granting license* for exchange o f
running up as high as 30 per cent.
against the Law and Order committee
could easily be used to uproot them
Roughly it is estimated in the report Howe had been extremely ill for about goods which figure on the list o f pro
o f the San Francisco chamber o f com
and clear their own paths.”
that this change from free trade to a week with peritonitia, and the end hibited imports.
merce, alleging it has formed a con
The American au
M rv Baker said the tractors sent to 1
spiracy in violation o f the penal code. England weigh about 18,000 pounds protection would net a yearly revenue had been expected at any moment for thorities contend that under the Brit-
o f about $375,000,000.
treaty o f
One of the largest sales o f the year each, develop 120-horsepower and are
Mrs. Howe came here from her Phil- 1815 such prohibitions must tie en
Every precaution is urged in the re
was consummated in Pendleton, Or., built o f steel. The caterpillar feature
port to assuage neutral nations to pre- I adelphia home in the early summer forced equally against all countries.
when Henry Bain, o f Havana Station, he explained, is o f the utmost import
vent them from making commercial with her neice. Miss Margaret Wilson, Consequently any privileges granted to
disposed o f his fine 600-acre Umatilla ance. Speaking broadly, the tractor
alliances with enemy countries after daughter o f the President. Her health France and not extended to the United
county farm to Elmer McCormmach, a crawls on two belts with corrugated
the war. The difficulties are spoken had long been impaired.
States are held to 1« in violation o f
prominent young farmer, for $60,000. surfaces on either side of the body.
o f as fo llow s:
The employes of all the big German
" I t must also be remembered that practically has exhausted its funds and
banks hold special meeting to discuss
our allies have tariff arrangements will face a heavy deficit before an
the cost o f living. They adopted unan
still in force with other foreign coun other appropriation can be secured
imously a resolution askirlg directors
tries which it is assumed must be from congress to meet the ex[tenses of |
o f all Berlin banks for an appreciable
any preferential the border campaign
increase in salaries, that the employes
I f the guard movements continue, it
Salem, Ore.— Tw elve or more girls, trade arrangements can be made with
may be able to make both ends meet.
Vancouver, B. C.— Woman suffrage
will be necessary to have an urgent de
inmates o f the State Industrial school, the British empire as a whole.
“ In addition, the United Kingdom ficiency bill put through hh soon as and prohibition apparently have been
Frost fe ll over the Great Lakes re escaped from the institution Sunday
adopted by the voters of British Co
has ‘ most-favored-nation’ clauses with congreBH meets in December.
gion Sundy night, according to reports night and at a late hour eight or more
Exclusive o f North Carolina organi lumbia, according to incomplete re
to the Weather bureau.
The frost were still at large.
ordered to the border, there turns received late Thursday from the
extended as far south as Northern
are 18,000 guardsmen who have been general election.
Tennessee. A heavy snowfall, with the police, dashed away from the
The conservative government, head
held in their state camps. These are
temperatures ranging from 24 to 28
scattered throughout Alabama, Colo ed by Premier W. J. Bowser, appar
Ringing o f the bell ages. ’ ’
degrees, was reported from Hibbing, dinner time.
rado, Mississippi, Florida, Georgia, ently has been decisively defeated.
brought the girls to their feet, but in
Virginia, West Virginia, Wyoming, The returns indicate that the liberals
stead of entering the dining hall 12 or
Fiorina, an important town in North
Minnesota, Michigan, District o f Co- w ill control the next legislature, 33 to
15 o f them dashed from the porch and
western Macedonia, is carried by as
scattered in all directions before the
lumbia, California and Maryland, with 14.
sault by French troops, according to
Suffrage apparently was carried by
several small units in other states.
eyes o f the amazed employes.
an official statement. The Bulgarians
overwhelming majority and the re
Hopkins, matron at the school, had
Mexico C ity— General Obregon, min
are retiring in disorder in the direc
turns thus far received indicate that
made no check o f the girls and just
ister of war, announces that a thousand
tion o f Monastir, the statement adds.
the prohibition bill has been endoraed
how many escaped was a question.
followers o f Francisco Villa, who at
Serbian troops also have gained suc
by a safe margin. The defeat o f the
tacked Chihuahua Friday night, were
cess in the region o f Lake Ostrovo.
is the most striking in the
General Mills is Dead.
routed early Saturday morning with a
j history o f the province.
A general strike of longshoremen on
Washington, D. C.— Major General loss o f several hundred men killed and
The returns thus far are generally
the Atlantic Coast in sympathy with Albert L. Mills, chief o f the bureau o f
many captured. A fte r the battle Gen
New Y ork— Seth Low, former may- J decisive and it is not considered likely
the striking longshoremen on the Pa m ilitary affairs, and holder o f the
eral Trevino’ s troops participated in or o f New York and one time presi that the soldiers’ vote w ill materially
cific Coast w ill be urged upon the in- 1 army medal o f honor for bravery under
the Independence Day parade Saturday dent o f Columbia university, died late affect the result, although Premier
ternational officers o f the union, it was fire, builder o f the new W est Point
In the fighting General Sunday at his country home, Broad- Bowser may retain his seat in the pro
announced by J. A. Madsen, o f Port and former president o f the army war
Trevino was slightly wounded in the ! brook farm, Bedford Hills, N. Y ., at vincial parliament, as he is not far be
land, secretary-treasurer o f the Pacific college, died here Monday after 151
the age o f 66 years. He had been ill hind the liberal ticket, which appar
Coast district, International
Long hours’ illness from pneumonia.
Aided by some o f the townspeople, several months o f a complication o f ently was elected in its entirety in
shoremen’ s association o f America.
Apparently he was in the best o f the V illa forces attacked at 11 o ’clock diseases.
Mr. L o w ’ s most recent activities
British railway trainmen hold out health when he left his desk at the Friday night and took the penitentiary
In Victoria, A. Stewart, the recent
W ar department last Saturday, and so 1 and the municipal and federal palaces. were exerted in an effort to find a so
fo r 10 shillings advanc .n pay.
ly apponited minister o f finance, was
sudden was his death that many o f his General Trevino recaptured the public lution o f the differences between the
defeated, polling 600 votes less than
To the high cost o f livin g is now fellow officers refused to believe first buildings and completely defeated the Railroad Brotherhoods and the rail the lowest liberal in the capital city,
added the high cost of being barbered. reports that he was dead.
attackers in the early morning light. roads.
where the complete liberal ticket was
On and after an early date it w ill cost
The captured men w ill be tried by
Since the outbreak o f the European elected.
In Rossland, Ix>rne Camp
Peaceful Unions Upheld.
half a dollar for a haircut in San Fran
war, he hail been especially active as bell, minister o f mines, is 100 votes
cisco. The Barber Shop Proprietors’
Denver— The right o f organized or | General Obregon has sent a message president of the New York chamber of behind his. opponent with only two
association, at a meeting held recently unorganized bodies o f persons peace-1 o f congratulation to General Trevino.
commerce and president o f the N a small precincts to be reported.
decided to raise from 35 cents to the fully to persuade their fellow workers
Several o f the captured men already tional Civic federation. He was chair
In Reveletoke, Thomas Taylor, min
higher figure the price o f haircutting. to join a union was upheld by the have been tried by courtmartial and man of the executive committee of
ister of public works since a conserva
United States Court o f Appeals here in , put to death.
Tuskegee Institute, delegate at large tive government came into power, was
A number o f young society men of
a decision handed down in a case from
Normal conditions prevailed at Chi to the recent New York state consti decisively defeated.
In Grand Forks,
Chihuahua City have been sentenced
a lower court in Western Arkansas. ! huahua Sunday.
tutional convention and a member o f a E. E. Miller, one o f Premier Bowser’s
by A ctin g Governor Trevino to serve j
The court, however, denounces lawless
The details o f the defeat o f Villa government commission appointed to new ministers, lost by a substantial
as street sweepers for 20 days. They '
methods o f attempting to bring about forces aroused enthusiasm here.
investigate labor troubles in Colorado. majority.
were found guilty o f disturbing the j
organization and sustained judgment
n ight’ s rest o f the household o f the |
against Arkansas miners who are al
Guiteau’ s Attacker Dies.
Germans Quit Dutch Line.
Women Raid Food Shopa.
father o f Governor Ignacio Enriquez
leged to have beaten a mine foreman.
A dispatch to the Evening
while serenading the town after a j
London— An Amsterdam dispatch to
65, widely known as *‘ Bill Jones, the News from Amsterdam reports that the Exchange Telegraph company says:
Apple Crop Short.
A ven ger,” because he shot at Charles the German guards along the Dutch
“ Serious food riotB occurred at
“ M ary,” the big circus elephant
Washington, D. C.— The department J. Guiteau, assassin o f President Gar frontier towards both Belgium and Hamburg Saturday evening. Accord
which killed her trainer at Kingsport, of Agriculture estimates this year’ s field, in 1881, died here Sunday. Gui Germany have been withdrawn.
ing to Berlin reports a mob o f angry
Tenn., recently, was hanged at Erwin. apple crop at 67,679,000 barrels o f teau was being taken from the court
From Belgium, adds the dispatch, women raided shops that had been
A railroad derrick car was used in the three bushels each, as compared with house to the district jail in a carriage numbers o f Beligan families, who for closed owing to a shortage o f meat and
execution. The animal was forced to 76,670,000 barrels last year. The crop when Jonea rode up on a horse and months had appealed for permission to vegetables, while another crowd dem
the tracks by other elephants, heavy is larger than last year in the Pacific fired at him.
Holland, are now streaming onstrated before the town hall, shout
chains were tied around her neck and Coast states, the department says, but
The shot went wild and Jones was across the line at various points, with ing ‘ Down with the junkers; down
she was hoisted in the air. She was smaller in practically all the Interior arrested.
He was held for some time, their belongings piled on every kind of with the people's torturers.’
-valued at $20,000 by her owners.
but was finally released.
seven women were badly injured.”
Brief Resume of General News
from All Around the Earth.
Whole World Would Be Divided Into
Groups for Commerce.
Acceptance of American Shipments by
Overseas Trust Not to Be Allowed.
UNIVERSAL HAPPENINGS IN A NUTSHELL
FREE TRADE RULE ABANDONED
ASSURANCE OE DELIVERY DENIED
Girls Escape from Industrial
School as Dinner Bell Rings
British Columbia Goes “ Dry"
and Gives Vole to Women
Villa Attacks Chihuahua City;
MeetS Defeat and Heavy Losses
Seth Low, Ex-Mayor of New
York and Noted Publicist, Dies