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About The Forest Grove express. (Forest Grove, Or.) 1916-1918 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 4, 1917)
OF CURRENT WEEK
kmmm 15 D“ Dl0C,ED WILSON INDORSES
Railroads and Men Can’t Agree; Not
Stated Whether Strike is Meant.
BONDS FOR DEFICIT
COUNTY RECORDS ARE TAKEN
Stalwarts Forcibly Grab Documents
in County Seat Fight.
CAN DRAFT MSI
New York—Special circulars putting
Culver, Ore.—Seventy-five residents
up to the 400,000 members responsi
Madras, headed by William S.
bility for the next step to be taken by
of Portland, attorney for the War Department Finds Ample
Brief Resume Most Im portant the railroad brotherhoods in their con
l>oople of Madras in the county seat
troversy with the railroads over the
Used for Army and Navy.
Authority in Law.
application and interpretation of the
Daily News Items.
fight with Culver, came to Culver Mon
Adamson act were sent broadcast by
day, piled the county records in auto
telegraph after a conference of the
mobiles and sleds and carted them over
four brotherhood chiefs here Saturday.
of the action taken
COMPILED FOR BUSY READERS waa Announcement
made by William G. Lee, presi EEADERS URGE QUICK ACTION The action followed the decision of FROM 18 TO 45 IS AGE LIMIT
dent of the Brotherhood of Railway
the Circiut court in favor of Madras in
Trainmen, prior to his departure for
on which notice of ap|x<al to
West. He was accompanied by President May Deliver Special Message the case Supreme
Events of Noted People, Governments the
court has been filed by Recruiting O tterrà Instructed to l)la-
the other brotherhood leaders, whoae
courage Enllatmcnt of Men With
conference with the railway managers
and Pacific Northwest and Other
Familiea or Othera to Keep.
Things W orth Knowing.
Earlier in the day the four chiefs
issued a somewhat cryptic statem ent
Sheriff and D istrict Attorney was
over their signatures declaring that
raided. Sheriff Black prevented Mr.
About $15,000 in m arriage license to wipe out the benefits that should ac- Washington, D. C. — Tentative ap U’Ren and his party from taking the Washington, I). C.—Every able-bod
proval having been given by President
fees was spent by Oregon couples who
ied male citizen of tho United States
were married in Vancouver, during the
Wilson to plans for a bond issue to safe and the current assessment rolls between the agea of 18 and 45 yeara la
The Mayor of Umatilla. meet a part of the prospective deficit from the office, but other records and held liable for aervice in the National
At midnight Sunday the whole island
at the end of the next fiscal year, ad furniture were loaded into the waiting guard at war time, without further act
of New Foundland went “ dry,” a pro
m inistration leaders in congress are vehicles and taken away.
congresa, by W ar departm ent regu-
hibition act becoming effective. A
Jam es Wood, Sheriff-elect; county of
for tho government of the
long list of proprietary medicines has
Johnson; Roscoe Card, county
as soon as possible after the holiday Clerk
under the National de
been placed under the ban.
commissioner; O. A. Pierce, hanker;
Forty-six women were burned to
It became known Saturday that they county attorney-elect, and Mr. Roush, In a rirrlular nearly two months
death in a fire that destroyed St. Fer
a merchant, were among the delega ago, but made public only Friday, the
dinand de Halifax asylum, at St. Fer
have urged that the President deliver tion
dinand de Halifax, Megantic county,
a special message or adopt some other Excitem
ent ran high in Culver for a M ilitary bureau directs that where a
Quebec, late Saturday night.
means to spur both houses to prompt ! tim e while the records were being National guard regim ent is called out
Three billion dollars is the value put
action so that the necessary legislation transferred. The visitors paid little for war service a reserve training bat
on the 1916 output of American mines
may be passed before the end of the attention to spectators, hurrying talion to fill vacancies at the front
in estim ates made to Secretary Lane
through the offices and taking all of shall be organized out of the National
by the geological survey. Copper alone
county property that could be re
It has been agreed that any bond is moved.
increased about $300,000,000.
The records were hurriedly guard reserve and by voluntary enlist
sue shall be charged to the account of dum(>ed into
the waiting vehices anil ment.
President Wilson fell on a slippery
extraordinary army and navy ex[>en- the drivers hurried
away before the " I f for any reason,” the order con
hillside while playing golf Saturday
Culver could in tinues, “ there shall not be enough re
and wrenched his ankle. He was able
Representative Hull, of Tennessee, tercede.
to continue the game, but walked with
author of the income tax law, has out The presence of mind of the son of servists or enough voluntary enliat-
a decided limp the rest of the day.
lined a plan he drafted for considera Mrs. Lillian W atts, county superin- j
Breaking all its coinage records, the
tion of the ways and means committee tendent,
the office of his mother
Philadelphia Mint during 1916 pro
for separating preparedness accounts from the saved
duced 238,469,769 domestic coins in
from the ordinary expenses and re attem pt to take her who
when the boy
denominations ranging from one cent
ceipts of the government.
keys of the !
to half dollars and valued at $9,344,-
He figures that ordinary expenses office.
this year and next will be less than Sheriff Black was outwitted by the
estim ated ordinary receipts and viaitors after he had placed the current
Lincoln, Neb., dry advocates have
special taxation and bond issues assessment roll in the safe and locked '
drafted a law, which, if passed, would
needed only to cover excess dis the doors of his office. Receipt books
make liable to arrest any person with
for various purposes, in and the tax collection register were
a liquor breath. It would also be an
navy and fortifications taken.
offense to tell a man where he could
As there are only three keys to the
get a drink.
Mr. Hull’s plan contemplates the office,
as each has been accounted
issuance of $125,000,000 of Panama for, the and method
Acquitted of the charge of murder
which the delega- !
Canal bonds for army and navy ex tion from Madras by gained
on December 18, Thomas Green has re
entrance is a
pense, $70,000,000 under the shipping mystery here. Sheriff-elect
fused to leave the Camden, N. J.,
and for the proposed nitrate plant, made an effort to assume the duties
county jail until he succeeds in beating
$25,000,000 to pay for the Danish the office, but retired when he discov
his cellmate a game of checkers. Both Mrs. E. E. Starcher was not only and
checker players are well on in years. elected mayor of Umatilla. Ore., but! West Indies, or a total of $220,000,000. ered that the bond of the sheriff had
first to be approved by the county
In spite of the high cost of living, she had to defeat her husband to win. Standard Oil Man Says Gasoline
more m arriage licenses were issued at He had the tem erity to run on the op- j
D istrict Attorney Myers stop|>ed the
the m arriage license bureau in New
Supply is Nearly Exhausted raiders in his office after several
York City in 1916 than ever before, it city just rose up and swatted him and j Chicago— A note of alarm concern threats of personal violence had been
was announced. The total for the year many other male candidates. Four I ing the gasoline supply of the country made. He warned them not to touch
was 67,133 as compared with 59,646 women were elected to the city coun was sounded at the convention of the any of the county property and a fight
cil; another was chosen recorder, and
the prosecutor and several of
another became treasurer. ” 1 am for Society of Agricultural Engineers here between
was averted by cooler heads
Mrs. Joseph H. T. Jones, widow of a rigid enforcement of the law and Saturday by Dr. Oscar F. Bransky, of in the crowd.
The crowd gained
Captain Jones, has been elected presi lower expenses of government, ” said the Standard Oil company.
dent of the Gulf & Ship Island rail Mrs. Mayor when she was asked about [ He declared that production was not by a ruse.
road, to succeed her husband, it was her policy.
keeping pace with consumption, and The raid prevents the checking out
announced in Buffalo. Captain Jones
that exhaustion of the supply was
the retiring county officers by the
died a month ago, leaving an estate of crue to the men from the passage of i drawing near. The tension was con- i of
of Crandall & Roberts, account U g EM HUGH l. SCOTT r
more than $15,000,000 to his wife and the Adamson act and asserting that siderably relieved, however, when it firm
ants, as all of the papers on which
Say» 3,000,000 Trained Men Are
for that reason the “ entire situation is
supply of crude oil, visible they were working were taken.
Needed for Defense of Country
The m ilitary commander of Moscow to be placed before the m em bership.” I maining
invisible, would last for 138 years
has closed that city to refugees, says The chiefs refused to say whether j and
the 1916 rate of consumption.
the Overseas News Agency, which the action was a vieled threat of an- j at Dr.
ments to organize or to keep the re
Bransky said that next year University of Oregon Wins
adds that the city is crowded with peo other strike vote such as brought about there would
hattlaion at prescribed strength
ple from Roumania, Odessa and all the eight-hour day legislation.
number of unorganized
parts of Southern Russia. Roumanian
than this year. He estim ated that
C ongress to Act Promptly.
be drafted by the Presi
refugees, the agency says, will in the
oil fields are 75 per cent ex- |
future be sent to Siberia.
Washington, D. C.—Prompt consid Eastern
dent to m aintain such battalion or
in congress of President Wil- j cent; Texas fields 80 per cent, and Oregon football heroes in their inter- lesser unit at the prescribed strength.”
New York — A strike of tenants eration
legislation was California fields 35 per cent exhausted.
language follows closely that of
against an increase of $1 a month in predicted here railway
sectional battle in Tournament Park the The
defense act, in which the
rent of 200 apartm ent and tenem ent the term ination of conferences be-j
m ilitia is defined as in
houses in The Bronx was begun New tween railway and Brotherhood heads Great Britain Battleship Deal
able-bodied male citizen
Y ear’s Day. Heads of 300 fam ilies in New York in an unsuccessful at
age lim it or
Denied by Japanese Authorities University in this same city one year
signed a declaration that they would tem pt to settle their differences. The
stand together and suffer eviction view was taken that representatives of New York—Denial that Great Bri ago.
rather than pay the increase.
employers and employes had thrown tain has agreed to furnish Japan, af Monday’s game was witnessed by The National Guard regulations,
their entire controversy into the lap of I ter the war, with six battleships as the greatest crowd th at ever saw a which will be amplified in great detail
London — The cutter Protector has congress
for settlem ent.
part of the price of Japanese partici football game on the Pacific Coast. later, also strike at the problem of de
been blown up. The number of men Hearings
on part of the President’s pation in the conflict was made here Approximately 27,000 were in the pendent families of soldiers, which has
lost is not known. Vessels reported program
begin before the senate j Saturday in a cable message from the stands, say tournam ent officials.
coHt the government several millions
sunk include the British steam er Aps- commerce will
next week. Un - 1 Japanese government. A rumor of ar While the engagement began rather of dollars already through the bonier
ley Hall, 3882 tons; Danish steam er! der a plan committee
suggested by the President rangements between the two nations listlessly, it developed into a thrilling moblization. Recruiting officers for
Danmark, 2050 tons; Russian steam er
can be obtained on the entire ! that might have a detrim ental effect spectacular battle well worthy of the the National guard are directed to dis
Tuskar, 3043 tons, and the Norwegian action
once it reaches the floor. The ' on the political and commercial inter day and the throng.
courage the enlistm ent of m arried men
steam er Edda, 137 tons. Three of the program
President proposes amending a house ests of the United States had been It was a battle that reflected the or those with others de|>endent upon
crew of the Tuskar were drowned.
railroad proposed legislation instead heard here and in Washintgon and had highest credit upon Pacific Coast foot them. Such persons are to be accepted
In reply to the proffer of Germany of introducing it in the form of separ caused grave disquietude. The sub- j ball. Penn came west with proud only for reasons in the public interest,
stance of the rumor was that Japan haosts of a diversified open field and men who wish to become officers being
and her allies for a peace conference, ate bills.
the entente allies, in a collective note, Brotherhood men, aided by the was seeking or had obtained an agree-1 aerial attack that would Btartle the na the only class specifically excepted.
declare th at they “ refuse to consider a American Federation of Labor, will ment with Great Britain under which tives. Oregon was supposed to have It is provided in the regulations that
proposal which is empty and insin- j fight the proposed strike postponement a group of British-built superdread-1 nothing but some old stuff that was no officer o f the guard hereafter shall
cere.” The note was handed to the j amendment. They insist that its pas naughts would be transferred to the pulled when Pudge Heffelfinger and be recognized as such under the de
American ambassador, William Graves sage would only give employers time Japanese fleets as soon as peace is re W alter Camp were singing their boola fense act unless he shall have sub
Sharp, Sunday, by Prem ier Briand, to prepare for strikes and would deny stored. It is said th at the number of booias together.
Instead Oregon scribed to an oath binding him to obey
and was made public simultaneously in labor the right to refuse to work when dreadnaughts to be transferred to Jap showed football of a suprior brand and the orders of the President and of the
conditions are unsatisfactory.
London and Paris.
walked off with the game.
an was six.
governor of his state.
Congress reconvened Tuesday to face
Famous Airman is Killed.
210 Eggs Gift to Postman.
W reckage of Ship is Seen.
Explosion Rocka City.
several salient issues which must be Berlin,
Okla.—Explosion of a wag-
considered, together with the annual Y .)—Lieutenant Gustav Leffers, the was one of the Christmas presents re headquarters here received a wireless onload of nitroglycerine
bound for the
appropriation bills, and many general noted German aviator who recently ceived by Joseph E. Warner, rural message Saturday from -the cutter oil fields shook the country
legislative measures that long have was decorated with the Order Pour le mail carrier on one of the routes run Acushnet that she hail passed through around Saturday night. Two
been aw aiting action. Administration Merite, has been killed in an air en ning out of Albany. Appreciating his wreckage covering the sea for about with the wagon probably were blown
leaders are inclined to view the legis gagement on the western front, the faithful service and especially that he five miles well east of Nantucket light to bits, as on trace of their bodies has
lative accumulation with despair and
worked Christmas Day to deliver their ship in the vicinity where wireless been found. The explosion occurred
to fear an extra session of the new Overseas News Agency announces.
packages, the people on calls for help were sent out Christmas five miles west of Keifer, about 10
and, politically, somewhat uncertain A news dispatch in mid-Npvember his route Xmas
the word along to night from the steam er Maryland.
miles from here. It shattered hun
congress will be demanded.
credited Lieutenant Leffers, aged 19, give him an “ egg shower.” W ith the The wreckage could not be identified dreds of panes of glass here, rocked
The Oregon State Teachers’ associa with having up to th at time brought eggs he was given six chickens, a as the Maryland, for which the Acush buildings in the business district and
tion is in session in Portland.
down nine British airplanes.
net had been searching several days. waa heard for 26 milea around.
duck and eight bushels of oata.