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About The Forest Grove express. (Forest Grove, Or.) 1916-1918 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 19, 1916)
MfN VOTE TO END STRIKE;
INVESTIGATE RISING 2200 RESUME
WORK IN SAN FRANCISCO
PRICE Of LOAVES
NORTHWEST MARKET REPORTS;
G EN ER AL CROP CONDITIONS
0 . & C. LAND GRANT W ILL BE
OPENED UP SOON AS CLASSIFIED
POtICf FIRE ON
Portland.—“ Hegardless of bluffing
by the railroads the O. & C. grant
lands wilt be opened up to settlement
as fast as they can he classified and
other essential preliminaries attended
to by the government. This Is the un
derstanding upon which I am work
ing,” announced Louis L. Hharp, chief
of the field division of the general
land office, upon his return from
Southern Oregon where the classifi
cation of the grant lands is In pro
Classification of the lands is com
plete In Klamath county and practical
ly so In Josephine and Jackson coun
ties, Mr. Hharp reported
Excellent Progrees Made.
"Excellent progress is being made Mob Attacks Firemen Who Come to
In the field classification of the land
grant lands," continued Mr. Sharp.
Aid Police — Railroad Official
“ Forty timber cruisers and land ex
aminers assisted by as many compass
Left for Dead on Tracks.
men are now actively engaged in the
Poultry—Hens, 13V6@14V6c; spring, work. In addition to this force a com
10017c per pound; turkeys, live, 220 plete survey party consisting of a reg
23c; ducks, 12016c; geese, 10011c.
Bayonne, N. J.— Standard OH strik
ular deputy surveyor and field party,
Veal— Fancy, 11011 Vic per pound. totaling five members, are employed ers held Bayonne In terror Thursday
Pork— Fancy, 12012%c per pound. in the work, making re-surveys, locat
Vegetables — Artichokes,
75c©$l ing lost or obliterated corners, prepar and scenes of violence were of hourly
per dozen; tomatoes, 60065c per crt.; ing field notes and in otherwise as- occurrence.
cabbage, $1.25 per hundred; peppers, sistlng the cruising force in locating
The mob started fires and cut hose
608c per pound; eggplant, 608c pers the land.
when the fire department responded.
pound; lettuce, 20 0 25c per dozen;
“ As to the character of the country
cucumbers, 5Oc0$l.lO per box; celery, being classified, 1 want to say that it Members of the mob also attempted
600 75c per dozen; corn, 10020c per is not extremely valuable from the to wreck a fire engine and attacked
standpoint of real estate speculators, the police and firemen. The situation
Potatoes— Oregon buying price, 90c but from the standpoint of the honest, became desperate, and when shots
sweets, $202.25 per hundred.
bona fide settler who understands
0$1 per hundred; country points, farming and who is desirous of secur were fired by the strikers the police
Onions—Oregon buying price, $1.75 ing a home and developing a farm, responded with a volley into the mob,
per sack country points.
numerous good opportunities will be killing one woman and injuring sev
EJreen fruits—Apples, new, 75o®$2 presented.
eral other persons.
per box; cantaloupes, COc0$1.25 per
"I saw as good corn as has ever
The woman killed was Miss Sophia
crate; peaches, 50075c per box; wa been grown in the west growing and
Torack, 20 years old. She was struck
♦ United States, in iin-ir expert
termelons, lc per pound; pears, 75c0 maturing on non-irrigated lands.
♦ mentM the government experts
$1.50; grapes, 75c0$1.6O; casabas,
"I will hazard a guess that the new in the bead by a bullet and died at the
lVfcc; cranberries, $9.60 010 per bbl. settler in that locality will teach the Bayonne hospital soon after she was
baked excellent bread with
Hops—1916 crop, 10012c per pound. old timers something concerning the taken there. Two men, one a striker,
three pounds of potatoes and
♦ 2 V4 pounds of flour.
Tildas—Salted hides, 25 pounds and growing of feed by the use of silos and are in a critical condition with several
up, 17c; salted hides, 50 pounds and other improved methods.
bullet wounds in their bodies. Two
up, 12c; salted kip. 15 pounds to 25
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“ The reports of the cruisers will not other men are in the hospital with less
pounds, 17c; salted calf, up to 15 be colored one way or another, either serious wounds. Several others were
pounds, 23c; green hides, ij0 pounds for or against the agricultural value shot, according to the police, and
Washington, D. C.—The extent of
and up, 15c; green stags, 50 pounds of the land or its timber value.
taken away by friends.
Increases In the prices of bread or de
and up, 11c; green kip, 15 pounds, 17c;
None of the policemen or firemen
“ To the speculator and the man
creases In the weight of loaves during
j dry flint hides, 28c; dry flint calf, up looking for a farm for other purposes was injured.
the four months from May 15 to Sep
to 7 pounds, 30c; dry salt hides, 24c. than actual developing the land, the
Fewer than 50 policemen fought
Wool— Eastern Oregon, fine, 23© prospects will not be as promising as with a crowd of several hundred strik
tember 15 Is detailed in figures from
26c; coarse, 30 0 32c; valley, 30 032c. if the matter were presented by some ers. Both sides fired repeatedly. Miss
45 of the country's principal Industrial
Cascara Bark—Old and new, 5c per glib tongued real estate dealer, but to Torack, who was killed, was watching
centers, made public Saturday by the
the hardy men familiar with farming the fight from a window of her home,
Bureau of l.abor Statistics. Bukers,
Cattle— Steers, prime, $6.50 0 7.10; and willing to undertake the obliga a few yards away. A shot struck her
In reports to the bureau, gave as rea
tion of taking his family on this land in the head. The firemen, responding
5.50; cows, choice, $505.75; medium and developing a farm and making a to an alarm, were jeered and missiles
sons the Increased cost of materials
to good, $4 0 4.50; ordinary to fair, $4 home, he will find a large number of were hurled at them as they advanced.
0 4 50; heifers, $405.75; bulls, $30 tracts which will present, according The crowd which followed them soon
Changes In prices find weights have
4.25; calves. $306.
been most numerous during the laNt
to his idea, special inducements.
became menacting and surrounded the
Hogs— Prime. $9.5009.75; good to
two months which the reports cover.
“ These are the kind of people that apparatus. Then a concerted attack
prime mixed, $9.5009.65; rough heavy will make a success as settlers and was made on the engine, which was
Of 319 brand« o f bread that retailed
$8.7509.25, pigs and skips, $8.2508.75. develop the country. The others will quickly wrecked. The battle which
for 6 cents and weighed 15 ounces or
m W / V & t '.
Sheep— Lambs, $5.5008.75; yearling not and the whole matter has been followed the arrival of the patrolmen,
over on May 15. only 14 remained at
wethers. $5.7507.25; old wethers $5.50 framed so as to secure a larger per who opened fire as they approached,
the same price and weight on Septem
07.25; ewes, $3.5005.50.
centage of the desirable class.”
was sharply contested. The concerted
Comparative figures regarding the
attack finally won, however, and the
wheat and flour prices and the aver
mob was dispersed.
Europe Again Buys Refined Sugar.
age retail price of bread show that in
Early in the day a mob attacked
Government Crop Report.
September the wholesale price of
J. J. O’Connor, lieutenant of the Le
Negotiations have been completed
Washington, D. C.—A summary of high Valley Railroad police, and five
wheat was .1! per cent greater on Sep
by the Federal Sugar Refining com
tember 15 than on May 15, the whole
pany for the sale of 30,000 tons of re the October crop report for the State assistants, beating them unconscious.
sale price of flour 37 per cent higher,
fined sugar to a foreign government, of Oregon, as compiled by the Bureau Believing O’Connor was dead, the
the retail price 23 per cent higher for
according to advices just at hand from of Crop Estimates (and transmitted strikers threw his body across the rail
the same period, and the average re
New York. This purchase Involves through the Weather Bureau), U. S. road tracks and left it.
tail price of bread was 11 per cent
Two other railroad detectives were
about 3,500,000 and stands as a record Department of Agriculture, is as fol
nearly beaten to death in another at
single transaction with any one na lows:
Another table shows the retail mar
tack. Herbert Richards, a traveling
tion. Shipments are to be made over 'aiampso Xanuimnaid—ineq.w 1IV
17.500.000 bushels; production last man, did not move fast enough for the
gin of prices for flour and bread. In
January, February and March.
May, flour was $5.48 a barrel whole
The Federal company has Just fin year (final estimate), 20,025,000 bush strikers when ordered to leave town
sale and $7.62 retail, leaving a margin
and was attacked and badly beaten.
ished clearing a cargo of 5500 tons for els.
Oats— Preliminary estimate, 17,200,- The police were powerless.
of $2.14 to cover transportation, re
Greece, and will load 7000 tons for the
tailors' expenses and profits, usually
EDGAR E , C L A R K
The authorities have granted the
Jobbers' expenses and pr fits between
Standard Oil company, owner of the
tons will be sent to France. Altogeth al estimate), 16,060,000 bushels.
Barley— Preliminary estimate, 4. Tidewater company, permission to use
the mill nnd the retailer. In S«%tem
er these four transactions total close
her, the margin was $1.90 a barrel George W. Goethals, governor of the to 50,000 tons of refined sugar worth 970.000 bushels; production last year machine guns against the strikers.
Panama Canal Zone, Edgar E. Clark
The retail price of bread per pound of the Interstate Commerce Commis about $5,000,000, done by the Federal, (final estimate), 4.680,000 bushels.
A mob held up a Jersey Central
Potatoes—October 1 forecast. 6,890,- freight train, believing it was hauling
before baking In May was 5.6 cents.
and indicate the pressing need abroad
In September it was 6.2 cents. The
for sugar. In addition to this business 000 bushels; production last year gunpowder to the oil plant. While the
wholesale prlco of 10.45 ounces of missioners to consider the threatened Norw ay and Argentina are in the mar (final estimate), 5,520,000 bushels.
firemen fought off the strikers, who
flour In one pound of bread before
ket and still to be taken care of by | Hay—Preliminary estimate, 1,973,- tried to climb aboard the engine, the
000 tons; production last year (final engineer opened the throttle and the
baking, assuming 300 loaves to the
the refiners of this country.
barrel, lit May. was 1.8 cents. In Sep or ten-hour pay for an eight-hour day.
train rattled on. The strikers man
All this sugar was bought in the raw estimate), 1,870,000 tons.
Apples—October 1 forecast, 1,190,- aged to cut off six cars and rifled
tember It was 2.5 cents.
state from Cuba, which, besides sup-
In May the wholesale value of 10.45
plying the Uolted S t « » . ' with mo.t of «J» ‘ •rre li; production la.t year (ftn- them.
ounces of flour was 1.8 cents; the
Another mob attacked a Jersey Cen
1 9 I raw..
9 a ,l,o
l r t i v l l j I to
.hipping l heavily
ÎT 2 S L . w
Prices—The first price given below tral telegraph office, ordering Miss
average retail price for 16 ounces of
the other side. Cuba's shipments to
bread, before baking, being 5.6 cents,
Europe thus far in 1916 total some is the average on October 1 this year, Anna Doody, the operator, to leave.
making a margin of 3.8 cents between
700,000 tons as against 327,000 last and the second, the average on Octo When she refused she was beaten.
ber 1 last year.
Louisville, Ky.—A tribute to the year.
the wholesale price of flour In a 16-
Wheat, 118 and 76 cents per bushel.
ounce loaf of dough and the retail price class of men who become drunkards
Corn, 76 and 73. Oats, 40 and 35. Po
of the same loaf based. The margin was paid by Ira Landrith, the prohibi
tatoes, 71 and 46. Hay, $9.70 and $8.70
figures do not Include the cost of re tion candidate for vice president, in
Fresh Ranch Eggs Are Scarce.
per ton. Eggs, 31 and 27 cents per
an nddress to young women at Ward-
tailing and the retailers' profits.
Portland.— Receipts of eggs are now- dozen.
Portland Is the only Pacific North Bclmont college in Nashville Monday.
"Don't Judge the drunkard too hard near the low mark and fresh stock
western city from which statistics on
bread weights were gathered. Seattle ly,” Landrith said. “ For one thing, particularly is hard to find. A t the |
Calgary, Alberta.—A crowd of sol
bakers refused to give any Informa he never is a tightwad. He who wor produce exchange fresh current re- Blooded Horses From 0. A. C.
diers raided the mounted police bar
. . , .... .
. . . . . , racks here Thursday, with the an
tion. The returns show that on May, ships the eagle on the dollar seldom ceipts were sold at 37)4 cents.
Butter continues firm. For extras
MaKe Winnings at State raiT nounced intention of rescuing five
June and July 15 the average weight worships the bottle on the shelf. The
In the dough of a Portland 5-cent loaf mean, miserly, narrow skinflint does
was Wd..with no.offerings.! The Animal Husbandry department men, members of a local battalion
was 16 5-14 ounces. That It dropped not get drunk. The man who becomes
who had been fined for violation of
T0h* n h.rw
o r i 1 n
% of h tho d 5
h V , of Agricultural
at the College
orecon the liquor act. The rescue was not
to 14 11-14 ounces on August 15 and a drunkard likes men; the miser has n
01 horses at tne uregon effected and at the earnest represen
no social instinct. Prohibition of the cents, with 17 cents bid. and Oregon
to 13 3-7 ounces on September 15.
liquor traffic will save to us a genera Young Americas were offered at 18)4 | " The horses shown were one yearling tations of the officers the mob finally
tion of men who would give blessing cents, with 18 cents bid.
Percheron filly, one three-year old Bel dispersed.
Woman is Naval Officer.
The poultry market was in fair gian mare, one Clydesdale mare and
to their time.”
The soldiers belonged chiefly to the
shape, with a good demand for small colt, the colt alone, and one American American Legion and previous to the
Geneva, via Paris.— A woman has
springs and large hens. Ducks and bre«i Saddler. The Percheron filly attack on the mounted police barracks
been commissioned by the government
Lights. Show U. S. Flag.
geese were dull, hut turkeys sold well. won first in her class—first, mare un surrounded the city police headquar
of Wurtemburg as second in command
New York.— When the American The market was well supplied, with der three years of age bred and owned ters building and made a demonstra
of a small gunboat on Lake Constance, line steamship St. Paul which arrived dressed veal and hogs, and both lines
by exhibitor, and reserved champion tion. Both the day and night squads
which Is employed in gunrd duty at
mare bred and owned by exhibitor— of the force were placed to guard the
KrledrichHhafen. where the Zeppelin
the Belgian mare won first in her building. Chief of Police Cuddy ad
works are located. She has been giv American coast Saturday night, she
Late Peaches Moving.
the Clydesdale mare and colt mitted a delegation of the soldiers and
en the rank and uniform of a lieuten was brilliantly illuminated so that no
Portland.— There was a fairly good won third, the colt won first, and the showed them that the prisoners they
ant. Women employed on South Ger
demand for late peaches this week. American-bred Saddler won second at sought to release were not there. The
man railways, according to a new or for a vessel of the entente allies. Cap Salways were In liberal supply and the horse show, as a cow horse.
crowd then marched to the mounted
der, must wear uniforms, consisting tain A. It. Mills order««! also that a sold at 65 0 70 cents and clings brought
In part of loose trousers and gaiters. cluster of lamps be swung out to port 65 cents. Storage stocks of Elbertas
and to starboard so passing craft
might distinguish the American flag are almost cleaned up. Jonathan ap
Cyclone Hits SL Thomas.
” 1 understand you got a treasure In
Guard Relief Unlikely.
painted on each side.
St. Thomas, Danish West Indies.—
your wife’s hand.”
San Antonio, Tex.—There Is no im
"N ot exactly a treasure, but we A cyclone swept over St. Thomas Mon
for Winter Bananas.
mediate prospect for state troops on
Young Men Must Enlist.
bought a new car from her bridge win day night and Tuesday morning with
border duty to return home, other
London.—The Man Power Board h is
nings.”— Baltimore American.
Grazing On Reserves Increases
than organizations already under or reached the conclusion, according to
disastrous results. Almost every build
ders. General Funston made this clear the Times, that every young man in
San Francisco.—During 1916, live
ing tn the city was damaged and some
Saturday. All national guard troops the country must be placed In the na stock grazing on the United States
There are many
remaining In state mobilization camps tional service.' The Times says that national forest reserves, in the west
"W hy is it that truth will rise again homeless persons and It Is probable
are taking the plaRce of an equivalent it Is probable the board will recom principally, increased by 740,079 head when crushed to earth?”
some form of public relief measures
number that have been on duty for mend before long that all men under of cattle, horses, swine, sheep and
“ Because of Its elasticity, of course. will be necessary. The damage thus
several months. Troops not relieved a certain age must be put at the dis goats, Albert F. Potter, associate Don’t you know how easy It la to far reported runs Into the hundreds
must remain Indefinitely unless the posal of the military authorities or of United States forester, told a conven stretch the truth?”— Boston Trans- of thousands of dollars. So far as Is
war department changes Its policy.
the Ministry of Munitions.
tion of western district foresters here. crlpL
known there was no loss of life.
Han Francisco, Oct. 15.- The strike
of the boilermakers and allied crafta,
Involving about 2200 men In the Han
Kranclsco und Alameda plants of the
Union Iron Works and the Moore k
Hrott .Shipyards ut Oakland, was set
tled today at a mass meeting of the
The strike was called last Thursday
by the boilermakers on the refusal of
the employers to discharge members
of the Hhlpfltters' Union, an organize
tlon which had withdrawn from the
American Federation of l.abor. Un
der the terms of the settlement the
shlpfltters will Join the International
llollermakers' union and the Ship
Portland Only City in Northwest to wrights and Caulkers’ union, another
Independent union, will become part
of the United Brotherhood of Carpen
Give Detailed Report — Nearly
ters and Joiners of America. No ques
tion of wages or hours had a place In
All Have Big Shrinkage.
Mayor James Ilolph, Jr., took an ao
tlve part In the bringing about of a
settlement of the International dispute
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♦ which had been hanging fire two
♦ Use Potatoes In Baking Bread
Washington. I). C.—More gen
♦ eral use of potatoes In making
♦ bread la recommended by the
♦ baking specialists of the D e
♦ partment of Agriculture. Dread
♦ containing boiled and m s M h e d
potutocn wait found, during ex
♦ periments just concluded, to be
♦ Just aa nutritious an wheat
♦ bread and to have the quality
♦ of remaining fresh longer. Po
♦ tato bread 1 m known In Kurope
♦ UN made with potato flour,
♦ which 1 h not available in the
Bureau of labor Gathers figures from
45 Centers of Industry.
WHEAT PRICE IS MAIN CAUSE
Portland.— Wheat— Hlueatem, $1.3#;
fortyfold, $1.36; club. $1.31; red fife,
$1.31; red Huasian, $1.28.
Gate— No. 1 white feed, $28.75.
Barley— No. 1 feed, $33.60.
Mtllfeed— Spot prlcea:
per ton; nhorta, $24 per ton; rolled
Corn— Whole, $42.50 per ton; crack
ed, $43.60 per ton.
Hay— Producers’ prlcea: Timothy,
eastern Oregon, $16.50018 per ton;
timothy, valley, $16016 per ton; al
falfa. $14.60015.50; wheat bay. $13.60
0 14.60; oat und vetch ,$13013.60;
cheat, $12; clover, $10.
Butter— Cube«, extras, 33 Vic bid.
Jobbing prlcea: Prints, extras. 360
37Vic; butterfat, No. 1, 35c; No. 2,
Kggs—Oregon ranch, current re
ceipts, 37V£c per dozen; Oregon ranch,
Standard Oil Employes and Sympathiz
ers Meet Stem Resistance.
WOMAN KILLED; MANY INJURED
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Prohibitionist Declares Drunkards
American legion in Canadian
Service Rebels Against Officers