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OF CURRENT WEEK
Brief Resume of General News
from All Around the Earth.
UNIVERSAL HAPPENINGS IN A NUTSHEU
Live News Items of All Nations and
Pacific Northwest Condensed
for Our Busy Readers.
Commander of the German Submarine U-53.
V H U RAID MARKED BY HORRORS;
TERRIflED POPULATION STARVING
Of General Interest
El Paso. Tex.—Villa's attack on Cue-
Ihulrlachlc Is described by survivors
In an urtlcle printed by El Democrat»
of Chihuahua, as accompanied by hor
rors without puratlel In the history of
the recent revolution.
Women and children as well as men
fell in the massacre, und the survivors
told of tho oust) of a woman, who, be
cause she had nursed the wounds of
General Garza, was said to have been
shot, wounded, and with tier newborn
child, was soaked witli petroleum uud
burned to death. Vtllu Is represented
as turning a deaf ear to all suppllca
tlons for mercy.
"We are Informed," says tho paper,
"that the people In the section are
frightened to such an extent that they
do not sleep in their houses, hut seek
refuge In the woods or In the interior
Copies also reached El Paso of a
printed uppeal for aid from the rtiar
tty society of Zacatecas. Verifying the
stories of dtseuse uud starvation there
the uppeal suld typhus ami Inanition
caused 2000 deaths in the past four
months. It declared that owing to
typhus the fields were not cultivated
and there would be no crops, while
corn is beyond the means of the poor
classes—$250 in paper money for
hectolitre, or less than three bushels
of corn and there Is absolutely no
work. The population, the appeal con
eluded, with winter coming on, w
threatened with extinction.
Captain H a n s
of the U-53 of the
German navy, sank
at least six — per
ers off Nantucket
lightship a i t h 1 n
after he left New
port, Saturday. His
action has brought
about straiued re
lations with Ger
m a n y , relations
more strained than
at any time since
the sinking of the
640 Acre Bill Not Law.
Thu Dalles.—Because of numerous
Inquiries regarding the passage of the
etockraleiug homestead 640 acre hill.
Representative N. J. Hlnnott has given
out the following statement:
"Thu statement that has been pub
llsheil in several small papers in this
state that the stockratslng homestead
640 acre hill had been passed ami bo-
carae a law Is erroneous. The hill did
not pass. The hill went through tho
house aud passed to the senato, where
several amendments were attached to
It and returned to the house. The re
turn was made on tho last day of ttie
session and, therefore, the house could
not have passed It if it wanted to, as
there was not enough time for consid
eration. The bill will not be acted
upon until the next session of con
The hill provides for the taking up
of 640 acres of stockratslng land with
the sanction of tho secretary of the
The keel of the superdreadnought
California, building at the Mare Island
navy-yard, will be laid October 25, the
navy department has announced.
The Labor Temple, the largest log
building in Alaska, built last winter
by the Alaska labor union, was de
stroyed Tuesday night by fire caused
by a defective flue. The loss is $12,000.
Coos Coal in Demand.
The heaviest snowstorm of any au
Marshfield.—Local coalmine opera
tumn in the past ten years prevailed
tors aro receiving urgent Inquiries
in the Michigan copper country Tues
day. All shipping was forced to seek
from several points in the Willamette
shelter, and Lake Superior was de
valley about coal shipments and U Is
serted by boats.
believed that the fall and winter busi
Wholesale prices on men's and wo
ness will develop an extenslvo and
men's footwear have been advanced
50 to 75 cents a pair within the last
Four mines of average rapacity are
three days and certain lines have been
Atlantic City, N. J.—Major General now working, hut only two could han
withdrawn entirely from the market,
Tasker H. Bliss, assistant chief of dle outside orders over the railroad
owing to a shortage in leather.
staff of tlie United States army, ap at the present time.
peered i p i a Tuesday before Un-
John S. O’Connor, pioneer cut-glass
The Henryvillu mine is keeping Its
American- members of the Mexican output only to a point which will fur
manufacturer and inventor, died at
American joint commission. Later It nish tho Smith Bowers Lugging com
his home at Hawley, Pa., as the result
was intimated that the discussion by pany locomotives their necessary 50
of a fall. Mr. O’Connor cut the glass
the joint commission of the various tons per day, and would have to do
that took first prize at the Paris expo
schemes for border control would not some development to Increase the
sition. He was born in Londonderry,
Chicago.—Beyond question, the flo be forced by the Americans until
Ireland, June 6, 1831.
tation of the British loan of $250,000,- sufficient time had elapsed for Getter sales to twice that size. The Beaver
Hill mine Is capable of handling a
Seventy-four hostile aeroplanes, of
in this market In the early part al Carranza to show the efficiency of much larger dally output
which 21 were French and 53 were
of September has been instrumental
British, were shot down by the Ger
to which new assurances were given
mans during September, according to
in checking the flow of gold to this the commissioners by Ambassador
Bad Men Escape From Pen.
an exact list compiled by the German
country, and to that extent, has been Designate Arredondo, through Louis
military authorities, says an Overseas
Salem.—James O’Brien and Frank
Cabrera, chulrman of tho Mexican
News Agency statement.
Smith, two of the most desperate char
Up to the third week in September commission.
Mr. Cabrera saiil his government acters In the Oregon penitentiary, es
Ernest Olis, a sentenced burglar,
the gold imports this year aggregated would begin at once an "Intensive" caped Wednesday night.
scaled the 30-foot east wall of the pen
$384.450,000, against exports of $93.- campaign against Villa.
scoured tho surrounding country, hut
itentiary at Joliet, 111., with a braided
The Americans were told that "thou obtained no trace of the fugitives. A
twine rope and escaped. Twenty feet
500.000, so that the excess of imports
reward of $50 for the capture of each
from where he went over the wall a
over exports this year has been $291,- sands of the best troops In the coun man
has been offered.
try were being taken into Chihuahua
guard was on watch with a rifle, but
445.000, which compares with an ex aud Durango for an extensive rant
Both Smith and O'Brien were serv
he failed to see the convict.
cess In gold Imports over exports for paign, which It Is expected will bo ing from two to five years for bur
President Wilson and Secretary of
the corresponding period of last year come evident shortly In a series of glary.
War Baker cabled Governor Harrison,
The escape was effected after the
movements that will lead either to
of the Philippines, asking him to con
Villa's isolation In the mountains with men hnd sawed the steel padlocks on
vey their greetings to the Filipino peo
Whether gold Imports can bo long out a force of any size or to his do their cells and scaled tho 18 foot wall
ple on the occasion of the convening
in check is a difficult question to struct Ion
with a rope made from their blankets.
Fail to Put Out Signals.
of the first Philippine legislature com
determine, as much depends upon tho (
Tho men hud been confined In new
posed entirely of natives.
British requirements and the attitude! E, ,,
Tex.-Passengers arriving steel cells placed In tho prison yard
Chihuahua City said especially to hold recalcitrant pris
The l nited States supreme court re-
Elwood, Neb.—Ten men were killed, ment public. But It Is certain that
fused to review the convictions of four fatally crushed, and 11 others ser- sooner or later gold will again flow a report was current there that a oners.
B. B. Smith, a wall guard,% slept
labor leaders in the 191„ West \ ir- fously injured when a train on the into this country In considerable vol- J force of 1000 Carranza soldiers left
, . . their base at Hanta Ysabel Saturday while the men scaled the wall within
gima coal strike who were sentenced Burlington railroad crashed into the ume. unless,
of course, the war should to operate aKalnat villa, only to meet 40 feet of him, and was luter summar
to six months imprisonment for con -1 freight caboose in which these were come to a sudden
and unexpected ter a serious reverse at the hands of the ily discharged.
tempt of court in failing to obey an riding, 12 miles east of here Sunday mination.
bandits on the road to San Andres.
injunction by a federal district judge. morning. Five other men, standing
This enormous accumulation of gold
Arrivals here over the Mexican
The Culebra Island naval station off on the rear platform of the caboose, which has taken place since the begin Northwestern railway say that Villa's
Station Bulletins Now Available.
the Porto Rican coast was almost com saw the approaching train soon ning of the war is resulting in a tre men are in possession of Namlquipu
114 Hop Investigation, Tartar & Bilk
pletely destroyed last week by a hurri enough to jump to safety. One other mendous expansion In various forms
cane which swept that vicinity. The man in the caboose cupola was thrown of credit. This expansion Is a form of
117 Loganberry By-Broducts. Lewis &
station has been practically abandon - 1 dear of the wreck and escaped injury, Inflation, but, being based upon gold,
ed by the navy, and only a few houses
The trains in collision were the sec- is not dangerous
118 Ammoniflcatlon and Nitrification
and supplies, used by the marines who on<E and third sections of a regular
One of the unfortunate results of
Studies of Certain Types of Ore
Bar Harbor, Me., Oct. 15.—The ab
practice advance base maneuvers, are stock train. Lack of lights and warn tho upward tendency of prices is the
gon Solis, Beckwith, Vasa, Robin
signals is given by survivors of effect that they have on corporations rupt recall of a liberty party from the
the collision as the cause of the acci having a fixed earning rate, for these destroyer McDougall and the ship's
Plans for a campaign to make Chi dent
corporations can only Increase their subsequent departure at full speed to 119 A Report of the Experimental and
cago “dry’” in , .1918
Demonstration Work on the Sub
. were . formally - an- i All the victims are residents of Ne- revenue from an increase In volume, day, suggested Important develop
nounced at a luncheon of the Dry Chi- braska towns of western and central and, naturally, there are limitations ments In connection with tho war
station Farms at Moro, Burns,
cago Federation. Fifty thousand dol- part8 0f the state, most of them farm- even on that. This applies especially ship's neutrality patrol. Early this
Redmond and Metollus, Scudder.
lars was pledged to carry on the cam ers or stockmen.
afternoon the vessel put In here from 121 The Common Red Spider or Spi
to the railroads.
paign. It is planned to submit the
der Mite, Ewing.
The second section train had stop-
Kastport and gave shoro leave to a
question to a referendum vote in the pe(j at a point about half way between
party of her sailors. Four blasts of 122 Irrigation and Soil Moisture In
spring of 1918.
Ex-Representative Smithfield and Bertrand because of
vestigations In Western Oregon,
the ship's whistle soon recalled them,
Hobson, of Alabama, spoke at the hot boxes.
and the last boatload had hardly
meeting at which the campaign was | Members of the crew were at work
r at hed the destroyer's side win u 123 Somatic Segregation of Charac
ters In the Le Conte Bear, Tuffts.
| on the hot boxes when the third sec-
she steamed out of the harbor.
The wild coast line In this region, 129 Bolllnatlon of Bomaceous Fruits;
After several hours’ struggle with ;|on.’ runn]nE l^ minutes behind the
Bart II. Bradford.
Savannah, Ga.—The presence of a with its innumerable coves, has long
the heaviest sea in months, the coast- flrst* c’jaf£e;1 .!nto a ca^°”ae- 1*
Economics of Apple Orcharding,
guard crew from Manistee, Mich., sue declared that the crew of the second submarine of undetermined national been one of the favorite regions ptek 132 Lewis
ceeded in rescuing P. T. Daiiy, a con section had failed to put out torpedoes ity off Tybee Bar, off Savannah, was ed out by rumor for hidden wireless
tractor, and eight workmen, who were or
'? warn the train following, reported to local custom house offi stations and secret submarine bases. 133 Selection, Adjustment and Caro of
Farm Machinery, Itracker.
carried out into Lake Michigan on a an?,,
A®a^ ‘’I1* ^
en£in® cials and to the British consul here,
134 A Study of Variation In Apples
derrick scow which earlier in the day Polling
section had gone out. it was learned Wednesday. Officials
Retrial Is Begun.
During Growing Season, White-
broke from its moorings here during A° on.e " aR ay are of fhe [ia"ger u"tl* at both the custom house and consul
San Francisco.—The second trial of
a fierce storm. The nine men were the third section was within a few ate refused to say where their infor
nearly eight miles out in Lake Michi- i.ar^3 . t^ie rear en<J Pf the second, mation came from, but each empha six men under Indictment In the so- 135 Variation of Internal Structure of
Apple Varieties, Kraus.
gan when the coastguard reached
ea^lneer reversed his engine but sized the statement that It was "en called Oregon land fraud case began
136 Vegetable Tests on Randy Soli at
tirely unofficial.” No American un
! he could n°t stop.
tho Umatilla Experiment Farm,
The heavy stock train jammed into dersea boats are believed to be in Wednesday morning In Federal Judge
Although the registration of 738.71ft the train ahead, driving the waycar these waters.
Nat C. Coghlan, chief attorney for 137 Tho Drainage of "White Land”
voters in New York City exceeded last under a car of cattle ahead. The 21
It was reported in marine circles
and Other Wet Lands In Oregon,
year's record by 70,899, the predic-1 men on the floor of the caboose were here that the naval-yard at Charles Norman D. Cook, one of the defend
Bowers & Teeter.
tions of political leaders were not ful- i jammed into a space of less than four ton, S. C., had been advised by wire ants, cannot be present on account of
filled. The complete registration fig- feet in width and this was filled with less of the presence as early as Mon an engagement at Los Angeles, but 138 Tho Bolllnatlon of tho Bomaceous
Fruits, Bt. III. Gross Vascular
ures now available show a gain of 33,-! wreckage. The railroad ran a special day afternoon of a submarine off Ty his absence is not expected to delay
Anatomy of tho Apple, Kraus &
424 over the registration for the last train from Holdredge with physicians bee bar. Custom house officials and the hearing. The Jury disagreed at
presidential election in 1912. Politi- i and the injured were taken to Hast- those of the British consulate said the first trial four months ago.
Clr. 18 Swine Husbandry.
cians have prophesied that a total of ingB ior hospital carre.
their information was that a submer
sible was off the bar Wednesday. Sev
750,000 to 800,000 would be attained.
Explosive Cache Bared.
eral allied merchant ships are in port
One reason given for the failure to
Hunter, 8hot, Loses Toe.
Machias, Me.—An explosion
Twelve Fly In Great Air Boat.
reach these figures is the return to
here, and officers of several acknowl which shook this village early Satur
H. Abbey, propri
Buffalo, N. Y.—An enormous flying edged that they were “slow In load day has revealed that a building at etor of the Or.—M.
Europe of many men of foreign birth.
Abbey hotel, was compel
boat built after the lines of the Amer ing," although all declared reports of the head of navigation on the East led last week to have the great too on
Reports from the Portland office of
submarine activities would not pre Machias river has been used secretly his right foot amputated as a result
the bureau of labor statistics of Ore ica, with 11 passengers seated in the vent their departure.
as a storehouse for some powerful ex of a gunshot wound sustained the first
gon, show that during July and August cabin, and the pilot, made a trial trip
plosive. Efforts to ascertain the own day of the deer season. He was stand
1663 applications for help and 5139 ap at a height of 500 feet over Lake Keu-
of the explosive were unsuc ing with his rifle muzzle resting on
plications for employment were re ka Monday afternoon.
Reports that boats had been his foot when It was accidentally dis
ceived. The bureau furnished employ The new flying boat has a greater
St. Paul.—Frederick fc. Weyerhaeus
passing up the river during a charged, shattering a bone In tho toe.
ment for 4661 persons In the two spread of wing than the America. It er, son of the late Frederick Weyer heard
heavy storm Friday night and Satur
is not of the tractor type. There are
morning could not be confirmed.
Tw o American Ships Sunk.
two pusher propellors, each operated
Ten army machine guns of the most by an eight-cylinder motor of 200- was elected a director of the Great
American ships, tho
up-to-date design, which will consti horsepower.
Two-Cent Mail Extended.
Northern Railway company to fill the
Harvita and the Columbia, have been
tute the government’s principal evi
Washington, D. C.—Conclusion of a sunk, according to a dispatch received
vacancy caused by the death of James
dence in the baring of an alleged plot
Exchange Seats $74,500
J. Hill, at a meeting of the board of convention providing for a 2-cent let by the Norwegian minister In Retro-
to violate the neutrality laws of the
New York—A seat on the New York directora held In the offices of Louis ter rate between the United States grad, from H. A. Falsen. the Norwe
United States by shipping the arms to Stock Exchange was sold Wednesday W. Hill, president of the railway com and New Zealand Is announced by the gian consul general at Archangel, Rus
Mexico, arrived in Los Angeles Fri for $74,500, an advance on the last sale pany. The meeting preceded the an postoffice department. New Zealand sia. The dispatch says great difficul
day and were immediately seized by of $4500. This sale marked the high nual meeting of stockholders of the Is approximately 7000 miles from the ty has been experienced In obtaining
record for the year.
eastern coast of the United States.
Great Northern Railway.
Carranza Makes New Promises.
2 5 0 ,0 0 0 ,0 0 0
CRUSHED TO DEATH New loan Puts of $ Check
on Rapid Imports
IN EREIGHT WRECK
Ten Dead and Eleven Injured in Rear
End Stock Train Smash-up.
CABOOSE GROUND INTO BITS
U. S. Warship Rushes Out.
foreign Submarine Sighted Off
Georgia Coast; Shipowners Worry