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About The Forest Grove express. (Forest Grove, Or.) 1916-1918 | View Entire Issue (July 19, 1917)
GRAIN CROP IS SHORT
TO RESIGN POST
N o r th »r tl Whwil Cut Almost H alf by
Spring Cereal Hit Hard*
Oat* and Harlev Suffer.
Sim DATS III JAIL
FEW NEED BE CALLED
Only 717 Men to lb* Drafted to C olon
7296 in Washington
and 2287 from Idaho.
Washington, D. C. — Because Ore
Portland — The wheat crop o f the
gon, in proportion to population, fur-
Pacific Northwest is passing through a r\ .*
r ■ p,
nished more volunteers for the Na- ¡
German Chancellor Steps Down critical period this week. The pro Uption Of $25 Pine Declined by tiunal guard and regular army than Brief Resume Most Important
any other state in the Union, its quota,
and Out Through Pressure. longed dry spell has eaused much loa»
Daily News Items.
under the selective draft, is the small
and hot winds in the Inland Empire
est assigned any o f the 4K states. ^
are increasing the damage.
The fact only 717 out of the 62,618
young men o f Oregon who registered
Portland grain men, who are keep
June 5 will I k * drafted for the Am eri
ing in daily touch with the situation in
can army is, on ita face, the highest
the interior, fear that the Northwest
official testimonial that ran be paid
will not have more than half a crop
the manhotsi and |>atriotism o f the
o f Wehfoot state
Conference;» Indicate Little Chance for
Prisoners Assigned to Sewing Room
On the basis o f her (Mipulation, Ore Events o f Noted People, Governments
One o f the leading authorities esti
Reforms as Ordered bv Kaiser—
gon was required, under the law, t o 1
for Several Hours’ Work Daily
and Pacific N orth*eat and Other
mates a yield o f 35,000,00t> to 40,000,-
contribute .64 o f 1 |K*r cent o f the
Austria Would Ask Peace.
In Quandar? Over Vppeal.
Things Worth Knowing.
000 bushels in the three states as
total army o f more than a million men.
against 65,000,000 bushels produced |
The groaa quota o f the state was com
last year. Another dealer here makes
puted to t>e 7387 men, but on April I
an estimate o f 10,000,000 bushels for
had in her National guard 2423
London— Dr. von Bethmann-Hollweg. Oregon, 17,000,000 bushels for Wash-
Washington, I>. U. Sixteen woman
A fl.OOO.OOO.OOd government plant
men. between April 1 and June 3« she
the German imperial chancellor, has ington and
8,000,000 bushels for suffragists, arrested while participat recruited 2259 more for her National to manufacture aircraft ia being plan
resigned, according to messages circu Northern Idaho, a total o f only 30.- ing in the woman’s i»arty bastile day guard ami in that same time 1974 Ore ned, Secretary Daniels has announced.
demonstration in front o f the White
lated through the wireless stations 000.000 bushels for this territory.
gon men enlisted in the regular army.
King George lias called a *| k *«M k I
It is the early spring sown grain House, were sentenced in police court The total number o f men Oregon con meeting o f the privy council for the
Saturday night by the German govern
that is being hurt in the dry sections Wednesday to serve 60 days in the tributed to the army since A pril I. purisme o f proclaiming a chango in the
o f Washington, but in the dry sections District o f Columbia workhouse for therefore, is 6657, and this number is title o f the royal house.
Dr. George Michaelis. Prussian un o f Oregon the late spring-sown wheat olwtructing the sidewalks.
deducted from the gross quota o f the
The women were allowed the alter
Do Sweeney, assistant secretary of
W inter wheat is
der-secretary o f finance and food com is suffering most.
state in determining the number of
native o f paying 125 fines, but they
the Intrrior, died suddenly at his home
men to I k * drafted.
missioner. has been appointed to suc-
promptly refused the offer and were
in Washington Monday from angina
winter-sown acreage is not heavy.
In the adjustment, however, Oregon
ced Dr. von Bethmann-Hollweg.
Rains throughout the wheat belt this taken to the workhouse at Oocoquan, is credited with 13 additional men and |iectoria. He had suffered from the
Rumors o f the abdication o f the week would, o f course, be o f benefit, Va., and turned over to a matron, who
disease for some time.
this number, added to the total number
but the greater part o f the damage al saw that each got a shower bath and o f volunteers deducted from the gross
kaiser are still unconfirmed.
(Jucntin Roosevelt, a son o f the fo r
exchanged her clothes for a heavy one-
A Berne dispatch says an official ready done cannot be repaired, in the
quota, leaves but 717 men subject to mer president, was M i m i n g 40 aviators
piece prison dress. They were assigned
telegram has been received there from opinion o f crop experta
who received commissions as lieuten
The oats and barley crops are also to the sewing room o f the prison,
Berlin announcing the resignation of
The state o f Washington, with a ants in the aviation section o f the
General von Stein, the Prussian minis needing moisture, but they have not where they w ill work several hours larger population, was asked to raise Arm y Signal Reserve corps.
ter o f war. The importance o f * his been affected as seriously as wheat.
1.1 per cent o f the total arr.iy, or a
A t the party's headquarters there
King George has conferred the m ili
resignation lies in the fact that the
gross quota o f 12,768.
was a flurry o f uncertainty over the
tary medal for bravery on three mem-
Prussian war ministry is in reality the larger than usual this year, and in
war ministry for the German empire, spite o f the drouth a crop above the question whether the women should be guard, April 1, 224», and from April 1 bent o f the American le g io n o f the
permitted to serve their sentences
Canadian forces. The men are lattice
ar.d that General von Stein is a staunch normal is expected.
to June 30, recruited 1764 additional,
without protest or whether their cases
Cor|s>ral Dick, Sergeant Harlan and
supporter o f the Pan-Germans, who
and also recruited 1446 men for the
should be appealed.
are the bitterest opponents o f peace
regular army, a total o f 5450. Wash
Although no one at the headquarters
without annexations or indemnities. F I R E AND POISON F L O U R I S H
The textile shortage now deprives
ington got, on adjustment, 22 more,
would confirm it, there were indica
General von Stein recently aroused the
leaving 7296 to be drafted out o f 108,- Germany o f napkins and tablecloths,
ire o f the Socialists by taking part in Klamath County Livestock Killed by
the use o f which in hotels and restau
330 who registered June 5.
friends might be determined finally by
the distribution of Pan-German propa
Hundreds -A ttem pt Incendiarism.
Out o f 41,150 men who registered in rants in that country has been forbid
ganda against peace efforts.
Idaho, 2287 will be drafted. Idaho had den. Hotels are prohibited changing
Klamath Falls, Ore. — Attempts to collector o f customs at New York, who
The political turmoil which has been
a National guard o f 962, recruited 865 bed linens more often than once a
convulsing Germany since Russia’s start fires in Klamath Falls and on a
more, and recruited 711 men for the week for guests.
first startling success on the resump stock ranch in the vicinity as well as and later asked the court to be per regular army, a total o f 2538 to I k * de-
It is reported in a lx>nd«>n' Exchange
tion o f her offensive has culminated the poisoning o f large numbers o f live
durtod from her quota, along with an Telegraph
dispatch from Lausanne
for the present in the resignation of
Idaho's gross that no more Zeppelins are being con
stock led to more active steps Tuesday taking any legal ste;<s on behalf o f the adjustment o f » 4 ght.
the imperial chancellor. Dr. von Beth
quota was 4833.
to round up the I. W. W. element in women. Mr. Malone went to the White
structed. Thousands o f workmen who
Following are the net and gross to- hitherto have been employed in build
serve to show that his resignation, far
tals for the Western states:
Monday were released upon examina ident Wilson.
ing dirigible airship* are now said U f
from being the last act in the drama,
S ta ta —
N a t. ( i n * *
tion. while several new arrests were
lie engaged in the construction o f a
A la s k a
is but the beginning o f far-reaching
( ‘a ii fo r n i»
0.01 0 14.MÄ large number o f airplanes.
developments which are bound to
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The number o f armed deputies is came away visibly perturl>ed and there M o n ta n »
affect the fabirc of the German empire
Argentina has instructed her minis
being increased by Sheriff Humphrey were many rumors that he hail re N « . »d a
and have momentous consequences on
N o rth D a k ota
7.717 ter in Berlin to demand of the German
and guards at all manufacturing plants signed his collectorship and would taae O rrav.n
7.1*7 government an answer to the Argen
the progress o f the European struggle.
are being strengthened.
up actively the fight o f the suffragists, Sou th D a k ota
. . . . t»717
tine note railing for satisfaction for
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The local fire department answered who repeatedly have been in Police
»«h in if ton
l . M
an alarm Monday right at 11 o'clock Court during recent weeks for their
steamer Toro and the promise to cease
at the home o f C. A. Bunting, for demonstrations at President W ilson’s
attacks on Argentine shi|i*. A rupture
merly president o f the Klamath Falls doorstep. These rumors Mr. Malone
in relations is considered imminent.
Water Users’ association here, where himself would neither deny nor affirm.
A speedy passage by the senate of
fire was set with kindlings under the
The collector spent nearly an hour
the $640,(8)0,000 aviation bill, passed
north side o f the barn near the house. with Mr. Wilson, When he departed
by the house Saturday, was predicted
north wind was blowing, and i f the from the executive office* his face and
by Senator Chamberlain, chairman o f
fire had not been discovered before it manner showed evidence o f great emo
the m ilitary committee. He hail little
Zurich— The Austrian reichsrath was had gained headway the barn and resi tion, and he walked rapidly away.
doubt, he said, that the measure, pro
dence undoubtedly would have been
thrown into an uproar on Saturday
destroyed. Mr. Bunting lives in one
Washington, D. C. — Uncertainty as viding for a fleet o f 22,000 airplanes,
when the former Czech minister, Herr o f the most exclusive residence dis P L A N S A R E AGAIN D E L A Y E D to Greece’s status in the world war would become a law before August 1.
Praschek, declared the hate o f the en tricts about a mile from the center o f
was cleare«! away Tuesday with the re
Mrs. Esther Hirdsall Darling, of
tire world was not directed against the city, ar.d it is thought that the ob Goet hals-Den man Breach Over Ship ceipt o f official information that the Nome, Alaska, who sold many racing
ject was to get the department far
Greek government not only has severed dogs to the French government, has
building Program W idens.
Austria, but against Germany, and
away so that fires could be set else
relations with all four o f the central received the Cross o f War won by
that Austria should detach herself where and be destructive.
Washington, D. C.— Differences be powers, but is actually in a state o f Alaska dogs for service at t^ie front in
from her ally, says a Vienna dispatch.
Great numbers o f livestock have tween Chairman Denman, o f the ship war with them.
transporting 90 tons o f shells to an
Information has reaches) the State isolate«) post under fire through a b liz
“ How are we to obtain peace?” de been poisoned in the lava bed country ping board, and Major General Goeth-
manded Herr Praschek, “ i f we clir.g to on the Oregon-Califorma line south o f als, manager o f the board’s fleet cor department that the Greek minister in zard that rage«l four days and nights.
poration, which have halted the g o v Paris has notified the French govern
the German side?
Four o f the largest and most modern
J. Frank Adams, one o f the most ernment’s ship building program, ap ment Greece considers herself a full
“ Must we continue to sacrifice our
submarines were destroyed by
parently were far from a settlement belligerent awl w ill act accordingly.
interests to the expansion o f Germany?
American warshi|is which were con
Must we continue to submit to the
General Goethals, who Monday post issue a formal declaration o f war, as voying the first installment o f A m eri
German militarism that has drawn us ered 25 head o f his horses and 200 cat
his plans for constructing two the government feels itself bound by can troojis to France, according to a
into this war?”
great government shipbuilding plants the declarations previously issued at re|s>rt from German sources. A Berne
The speaker declared that Czech dep
for requisitioning ships now build Saloniki by Premier Venzel««*. who dispatch to a Rome news agency and
uties had beer, imprisoned fo r attempt
has made no move toward going took with him to Athens all the re forwarded from Rome by the Central
ing to bring about an alliance o f Aus
sponsibilities and commitments o f the News carrie«l the information.
tria with Russia and France, and ad
Nor would he add anyhing to his temporary Saloniki government.
The Swedish government has in
ded that if they were to be stigmatized
that Mr. Denman had asked
As a belligerent Greece is expected structed its m in ister at Berlin to pro
as traitors then all Czechs who be
for delay to give the shipping board to lose no time mobilizing her war re test against the torpedoing o f Swedish
lieved similarly should be so stigma the poison came to be placed.
sources and joining effectively in the fishing boats by German submarines.
e to go over his plans.
11 o ’clock Monday morning he discov
Chairman Denman put the whole re allies' operations in the Balkans.
A Danish inventor, it is announced,
The strength o f the Venizelos army
London — The Berlin newspapers ered an attempt to brun his big bams sponsibility for the delay on General
has discovered a process for making
forecast the appointment o f Count U l and other outbuildings on his home Goethals, who, he charged, was slow is placed at about 60,000 men, awl the
rich K. von Brockdorf-Rantzau, Ger ranch near Merrill, south o f here.
in furnishing information asked o f him remnants o f the form er regular army; news print paper from seaweed. The
man minister at Copenhagen, as suc
Two small sticks had been set at the concerning his plans.
A t the same while not over 30,000 now, has at new process is said to entail half the
cessor to Dr. A lfred Zimmerman as south side o f the bam, and to them time he made it clear that the ship times been mobilized to a total o f cost o f making pa|K*r from wood pulp.
imperial foreign secretary, according was attached a powerful m agnifying ping board, as holder o f the stock in 200,000 men, and is capable o f reach
Bar silver went to 80 cents an ounce
to the Exchange Telegraph’ s Copenha glass so placed as to have produced fire the fleet corporation, w ill study the ing 300,000 i f munitions are provided. in New York Thursday a new high rec
and a blaze when the sun arrived at a general’s program carefully
The regulars practically were demo ord since the war and for many years
certain position in the sky. The glass givin g it approval.
bilized by the allies when former King before.
Heavy coinage demand by
Paris— The Paris press hails the re- later was proved to have been o f suffi-
As soon as complete information is Constantine held the organization as a European countries is believed the
tirement o f Dr. von Bethmann-Holl
cient strength alone for the purpose. at hand a meeting o f the board mem threat to the allies’ rear, but can cause.
w eg from the German chancellorship Mr. Adams says he has no reason to bers ar.d General Goethals w ill be quickly be called to the colors again.
with varying degress o f satisfaction. suspect any o f the many laborers he called to go over the situation.
W ith 1600 street railway employes
Commissioner Jonnart, whom the al
Some o f the comment is in a jubilant employs for these actions.
ports that General Goethals had been lies entrusted with enforcing Constan-! on strike f«>r higher wages and shorter
tone, while other editors treat the
Mr. Adams has furnished great refused an immediate conference he re tine’s alidication, has reported that a hours, traffic in Toronto, Canada, is al-
All, however, are numbers o f horses for the aliles since quested with Mr. Denman to go over Greek army o f 250,000 w ill be raise«! most paralyzed. Truck« awl automo-
agreed that it indicates a crisis in the war began, and raises great herds all questions involved were not con-1 to add to the 700,000 allied soldiers al biles had much trouble in moving the
Germany o f unprecedented importance. o f beef cattle every year.
ready in the Balkans.
! firmed by the board.
AT PEACE PROPOSAI ■
Brazil Agrees in Part.
Plan for Making Nitrate Changed.
I. W. W Held as Slackers.
Rio Janeiro — The British govern
Washington, D. C.— Secretary Baker
Hoquiam, Wash. — Three men were
ment has proposed to Brazil, through announced Tuesday that plants for the arrested
in Hoquiam Tuesday and
the ministry at London, a plan under production o f intrate from atmospheric ! lodged in the county jail at Montesano
which exportation o f Brazilian coffee nitrogen would be constructed immedi- on charges o f interfering with con-
to England may be resumed on condi ately at a cost o f about $4,000,000, and scription. They are John awl Victor
tion that the coffee be transported in that water power would not be used. Suhonen, brothers, and Eli H ill. A ll
German ships confiscated by Brazil, Sites have not been selected. Further three are Finns, They are said to be
and that these ships also carry other discussion by localities desiring to be Industrial Workers o f the World atrik-
Brazil, although wil- considered as possible sites is closed ers, and had been doing a go«jd deal o f
ling to ship food products, cannot agree temporarily, the announcement says, | talking in the logging camp against
that the coffee shall be carried exclu- while the site committee o f cabin et! the draft.
Officers found neither of
aively in the confiscated German ships. I officers is making further studies.
| the three men had a registration card.
CRUCE ENTERS WAD
ON SIDE OF A11IES
Police Chiefs Suspended.
East St. Louis, I1L — The board of
fire and police commissioners, after a
meeting Sunday night, announced that
Chief o f xulice Hanson Payne and
Night Chief Con Hickey had been sus
pended pending investigation o f the
police department. According to W.
G. Watkins, chairman o f the board, the
suspension o f the two officials is due to
the recent race riots, and is the first
step in an investigation that is* expect
ed to shake up the entire department.
Representative Rankin, o f Montana,
announces she would ask the house la-.
I bor committee for a general inv«*atiga-
tion o f the hours o f labor for all wo
men in government employ through«>ut
Sergeant Major Antoine Paillard,
one o f the French aviators wh«> partic
ipated in the bombardment last Friday
o f the Knipp factory at Eaaen, Ger
many, and who failed to return, has,
it ia now learn«!, land«) safely in Hol