Rogue River courier. (Grants Pass, Or.) 19??-1918, August 05, 1917, DAILY EDITION, Image 1

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FIEtB ACT
TAKsl HKAMBN . FROM ': UV
BOATS ONTO fcTHMAKINM AND
TBH.V Sl'HMlCHGB
M t Coat eat Wlia Destroying Met
rhaa Vassal, VUoa Camataadar
; IMIbarataly Mardera Ctaur ' '
'f. 'IT,1 ' ' .J
ft A British Port, Aug. 4. The ac
count (Ivto by the oaljr survivor of,
the crew of lb steamship Belgian
Piioce,. stamps German method of
naval warrara with aa atrocity aad
heertlessueee hard to conceive. The
chief engineer of, tha steamer glvaa
tha following narrative of hla' at
parlanoa; - I 4
Ji "About I o'clock on Tuesday even-
lag, when wa wtra 100 mllee of
land I aaw tba wake of aa approach
lag torpedo, Tba veeeel gave lurch
aa alia waa hit aad 1 waa 'thrown
to tba deck among tha detrtav Tha
vaaaal listed heavily aad all Of na
took t. tha boat.. ,. ,-,,.
"Tha aubmarlna approached aad
shelled tba vaaaal aad than ordarad
tha anall boata alongilda tha ub
marlne. Tha ekipper araa summoned
aad teAea lnalde. .. The othara ar:
Mnatarad on tha daok of tha aub-,
msrlse, , f'f ( '. J H Al
"Tha' Oermeae removed tha Ufa
aelu aa th eater clothing, 'af ell
except alght of us. emaahed tba Ufa
beau with- axe aad than re-estered
tha r sntnaarlae apt , ; closed tha
hatches leaviag at oa daok. Tba
submarine went about two nllea nnu
thaa submerged. J had a Ufa halt.
Near ma waa an, apprentice boy of
II yeare,' shoutlag for help.
"1 want to htm and hald him up
until midnight, but, ha became oa
flpnadloua aod dlad of exposure;--I
"At daylight ! aaw tha Belgian
Prlnca afloat. waa .picked tip. af
ter 11 houra la tha watar,'f a pa
trol boat" , ,
ilAZAMAS LEAVE TO -fCUMB
MI 1EFFKI
j ' v ,j "' K"VHit V.
Portland, Aug, 4.- Off to ascend
tha moat difficult mountain, ,ln fhe
ijnlted States, Mt. Jefferson, located
lb tba heart of tha Oregon Oaacadaa,
10 mambara'of tha Mesemaa, ' the
plonaar Alphlna organisation of tha
Paolflo eoaat, leave hara tonight on
thalr Hth annual outing. T,
Tha Masamaa left on a apecial
train .over tha Southern (Paclfio for
Albany, tbenca tha.wltt? go over tha
Qurvallla and JSaatern railway o Da
tflot. A hlka of, SO mile Sunday
will take tham to thalr1 camp 1 at
Pamella laka, , at, tba.. aouthwaaUrn
bana of tha mountain. Tba outing
will laet two 'weak"--1"' -
'j flavaral aacanta of tba plnnaolt
will toe madejt tha flrat'. one probably
next Wednaailay, :aather obadltloni
permitting, Atf the baaa of tha lUm
mlt tha ollmbara will ba roped to
gather, and with tha aid of. anohor
rppaa along tha way attempt' to reach
the topmoet point. Only 71 paraont
haro avar made tha climb in mora
than 40 yaara"ot aftort.' '
Many dlntlngulibed mountalnaare
from tha eaut ftUl ba In' tha party,'
Inoludlng Dr. w. B. fltone,' pratldant
of Purdua unWeralty, lAFayattafnd.
and Mra. tone, The oamp at P
r4ella laka will ' ba hamad after W.
p. Hardeity, pratldant of tha Ma-
ikmaa, who realdai In, Portland. '; i
AMKIUCAN LINER BUNK
OFF TUB DUTCH (X)AW
Tha Hague, Aug. 4.yThe ' Hol
land-American Itnar Noordam struek
a'tmlna la tha North sea and sunk,
II waa announced thla avanlng. Dutch
torpedo boata aaved all on board,
MLlYfM
; B OEFDlffO
HiyaaeaaiHilvaa of Meat Agraa to
-rti NesoUatloai a
Raaat of KadanU
' Han ! franelaco.- ( Au. v,4.-thi
threaieaed atrlka of trainmea oa tha
Southern Paclfio llaaa which waa to
ba called flhuurday night baa at least
baas poatpobad, aad cMditloaa make
It appear probable that tha matters
la dliputa wilt ba aatlafaetorlly ad-
luataei.iir t!f a'.iw
The following atatamant waa la
auad at tbb haadtiuartara of tha
brotherhood okriaiway trainman to
night, aftar repreoeautlvaa of tha
four brotherhood had baen In on
faraaca all day with oBclaia of tha
"Tha atrlla baa bean deterred
Tba Southern pacific company baa
appealed for federal atedlatora aad.
at tba tirgant aoltdtaUoa of the fad-
aral board of mediation, wpreeea
Utlvaa of tha trainman have decided
to accept tha good Heat of federal
madtatora.' J' : -iJ-' .
lt waa Alao kdaelarad tha natfoul
council of dafanaa, throagh Secra-
tary of ibor .Wflaon, had Ukaa i
Uva part la bringing about tha post
ponement of tha walkout ' 11
ferae
. Portland, Aug.
4. Tan day of,
married life waa aaaugh for Harry
riahar. v Today Ad haa aa fUa la tha
Maltjuh aaaniy alraatt aaaW a
ault for dtrorca from hia on-ida
liahar hlm( that tha day aflar
-the , wadding the triad to Uka bar
own Ufa y (tabbing hereelf wlU' a
hatpin. ' A few days later he waa ar
reted on a drunkaneae ebarga of tha
eomplalnt of hla wife. Tba next day
Mra. fisher aakad to ba put la a cell
to keep bar aafa from bar huaband.
' Added to r thla " Tiahar , elalma,
friend wife rafuaad to wear bar wad
ding ring and wouldn't let him ttmy
furniture for thalr new home,.
Unable to furnish $1,000 peace
bonds demanded by bla wife, ruber
la In jell today. Ha spanda moat of
hla time singing hymns to tha pris
oners. .. .' -
BVTTR STKKBr CARS - - ;
tim IT BV STRIKE
Butta, Mont, Aug. 4. The city's
straat car sarrira Is paralysed this
morning wjth a t .aral, walk-out by
all carmen. . Tt ojratlon of the
mines la aarloui 'Jntsrferrad with
ay tne laca or usporuilon rscm-
J 'i -1
7 a. in
RKTIftpjl ARMT OFflCEH
ri BKLV AND WIFK
Boston, Aug. 4. Major .William
Hoffman, retired, shot and killed hla,
fwlfa and than himself hara today. No
reason tor tha rash act In known.
A Paolflo PortAug. 4. Tba Root
mission id Hrlssla -reached this port
yesterday aftd ftr a day apant hara
will Uaya dr Washington.,
Besides Mr. .Root, tha membara of
tha mission' rai '.Charlaa Bdwafd
nusssll. fwriur and publtodatj Cyrus
H. : MoCprmicki prahldant of tha In
tarnatlonal , Harvester company I
Samuel Rji BartonVibankerj! Jamas
Uunoan, vloa-presldant of tha AmarlJ
oan Fadaratlon of Labor) Ohsrlaa R.
Cratta; pna of America's i landing
manufaoturera? Johd R, Mott, ona of
tha nation's most aotlva atrpportara
of tha Toung Men'a Christian aa
sodatlon; Major Oanaral Hugh L.
Scott.,, chief bf staff Mh tha United
StatM army, and 'Hoar Admiral iss.
H. Olannoa. ; v '
Tha mission hsa bean away from
tha United States sine May II. ,;
0:8 DIES
TMA13
(UAIKMAN KmfllX POtT8 OCT
HOW HIQIATB tVANOKS r'AVOB,
W8AITHT CtAM '.
wz o a van
laicaasa Tax, Kweas Pro flu sur4 Las
! aHaa JrNwotwd at Knpesue of tha
' ' OrtouM7 OmMaaaera ..'
Washington, Aug. 4 Tha atata
mant of Cbatrmaa Kitcbla of tba
houaa ways and means eounUttM
that tha aanata'a amendment to tha
war tax bill ara in tha inlaraata at
big bualnaaa and against tha avarag
everyday cltliea, means that big
fight on thesa tax provisions looms
in. tba Immadlata futura. ' . ;
Among Mr. Kitchla'a orltloUms
are, that ' tba flnaace oommlttea
strack but - tha Lonxoot ameadment
increasing aurtaMa oa lacomse of
140,000 to 11.000,000, thua rallav
Ing targe incomaa of taxation totaK
llng 140,000,000 annually repealed
tha munltlona manafactnrara" tax.
raliavlag munitions makers of more
than' 1I,000,000 a year; exempted
aU corporation from taxatioa for
dividends raeslrad from war profiw.
aad eliminated tha houaa tax on tha
traufar of aatataa, rUeviBg big es
tates aad tnharltaaoaa of M.000,000
tha ftrtt yaat'aad ltl.000.000 ar
mor yMrrrlBraaftar a
di::idsi':
v,
:j;iuojw:is
Roma, Aug. 4. It la raported
hara, from sources that araconsld-
arad authentic, that Oermany la no
tifying neutral nations wno ara con
sidering tha closing of thalr troatlera
against the Teiitohlo.' emoira that
such action would" ba 'considered by
Qarataay aa aa act of war. Tbt
slstement IndloaUa that tbb threat
Ik made mora specifically against
Holland. ..'. V .
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FEDER'l GIE(SIf
i:onora;?i
-Til - I .
Washington; Aug. 4.-Poatmaa-
tara , hava been. Instructed toy tha
department at Washington not to
aak draft exemption tor carriers, nor
mail olerks In second, tlaas ofllces
below tha $1,000 grade, or clerks In
flrat olasa onicaa below tha $1,100
grade or any above than gradaa unr
lass thay ara needed la mallT dis
tribution work. ; '
Tha order la Issued aa a result of
tha praaldant'a directing department
haada that only such government
clerks as ' thesa wjiosa work ' la Ih
dlspensabla should bo ' considered
exempt from tha draft !
; As ganarally construed,! tha postal
ruling shows tha purpose of tha ad
ministration .to maka tha , govern
ment department leaders In' freeing
valuable employes from war service.
; 1 . M :
I.
Of
'11 ! ,,r. 11 , 11 , ,1, ,.- tx h,) fl.
Thai " final game "of 'tha Twilight
series waa played .PViday night and
tha Methodists, by defeating tha Bap
tists, won tha ohamplonshlp by a
Barrow percentage. 1 A review of tha
entire series will ba published Mon
day. '.
HM'JIW
IIEuiSOlS
Now fhiiwrlataa of UteaJ School
Wall Tialikal,
. r laareaafaV BiteaaiaV
Job Oray Imej comes to the city
schodl auperin'taodanoy-of this elty
with aa an viable record of sBecaas-'
f ul aohool warn. Tor tba past nine
yaare, ha baa haaf at Astoria; tha
first' rear as prjaeipal oftha;hJgh
school' and' for alght year clty .au-
periBUBdaBt f
Upon ; bis leavinx .that city ' laat
weak to Uka op his work here, tba
Astoria dally papar saM: "Super-
1ntendnt Imel, during his reaideace
la Astoria, baa ,mada many 'friaada
all of hom regret that ha aad hia
esllraabla wife aag daughter ara to
mora' away frora tha afty. ! Thay
uka Ua tham Ua beat wishes of
all for auccaea aad bapplaaaa ' la
thaw new home."
Mr. fmel aae tha raputatloa of
4alng on of tha mast ' progressive
school offleUw 4a Oregon aad
through Ills efforts tha achoola, of
'Astoria hava -baeoide aaaand to aoaa
la tha aUU, with 4ad0y Increasing
atUndaaca, ap-to-dara methods of
teacbiag and tha aaoat oompeUmt In-
atructora jthat money eaa boy."-
Mr. ImaPb training haa wall qual
ified him for tha aasHioa which ha
comae' I fill. A graduate of the
Academy of Baker uhiversltr. of the
Oklahoma State Nomat and MUton
uatveralty. ha haa not rested conteqt
with thesa haaarg bat has Ukaa
post gradoiu work at tha University
of Chicai" and tha University of
Antns '- ;' , ,
Ha Waa aa'iaatrator'aad professor
at tha Central Stale Normal Behool
of Oklan,"' for Vght years from
wniaa oaluua hawaat to Aatorm
nine years ago.
Mrxlmel's Idaaa of tha attitude
a elty, school superintendent ahoald
hold , toward an established system
might ba autad thua: Tha per
manency and'gobd work of a school
system consist of the t'tptrltt of the
ayauaa ralhar than innovations, and
syste mrether than Innovations and
chaagaav ' ) Ohaagaa do not always
mean pro areas, A aaw auperlntan
daat coming to a city with thajrap
aUtioa 6 having a good system of
achooU,, aa able cor pa of teachers
aad fairly good equipment, ahoald
aak chengee nor or ayaUm but la
tba established system and -than
only whora' raatly seeded.
iHa ahould avoid dlaraptlng of aa-
Ubltahed preeedenu, unless, clearly
for tha. bast., ;
iMr. Jmat expressed .himself as
pleased with' tha aplrlt bt co-operation
ha had found here both between
taxpayers and school board and be
tween the board aad laachera. With
such a dose harmony In tha work,
tha children, tor whom tha achoola
exist, will receive tba' greatest poa
slble; toodo Xr.v Imal . alao aUtad
that ha did a oV consider achoola u
experlmaatal autfoaa. Aa abundanoa
of aafa and . wall proven methods
bad bean tried out and their value
determined. - ; . 'ih .' "i
'X ii t m' - .
London, Aug, 4. "If England
had not gone Into tha war with her
whola- power, tha, Monroe Doctrine
would hava bean treated aa a scrap
of papar by tha German. -
1 Thla waa ona of tha lUtemanU of
Premier Lloyd George In an address
to a vast audience th"Ue Queen'i
jmlao thla afternoon..Tb premier
waa tha mala speaker at a special
meeting ommeraoraUng the third
anniversary of tha war; , , ' '
"Th Qarmaaa -never aubaortbed
to the Monroe Doctrine," be aaid
"We know what her ambitions re
specting South America were. Tha
first .year after peace was declared,
Oarmsny would aUrt reallxlag tham
"Rula's collapse is ttka a deep
gtaa through which wa ara passing.
Though It la uncertain whether wa
hava ' reached tha darkest depths,
still across tha valley wa can see the
unshlna of victory." ' V
aTYDAT, AIGV8T 5,
ILEUI
m ships
FOMSLS
VORMAL OftfiGR OV RsOtlsmoa
81-ytT TO tXMt'MTiUnS - LKAIHSO
''"':VV ; SHIP TABDS
!
tmtteB aad NorweejUa Bottoaaa How
Balldlac Obantwtsa Larva Part of
CVimmaadisaetf Ihm4 j,
Waahlngtoa. Ang. 4. The ahip-
ping board today telfraphed orders
ta mora than a score of tha largest
shipyard of tha coantry rqucUoa-
tBgall ahlpa of over 1,500 tcs dead
weight that ara now balni buflL
The present owaere ara' to manage
shipyards under the government's
eupervlsloa. ' 'V $'vy c'Mt
Tba total ananber of ahlpa affect
ed by this order U about 7S with
an aggregaU tonnage of over J.500J
000 ton. Maay Cngliah aad Norwe
glsa' vessels ara Included la tha laat
The aUp U preliminary to tha re
quisitioning of Americas toaaax) al
ready oa tha aaa aad will ba Ukaa
to speed coaatructloa aa, tutj? tha
yard may be cleared for. building
ships for which the government haa
let eoatraota. .
Hutla and contracu both, wm be
Ukaa over, tha final dlspositloa of
tha foreign craft to be left to aego-
ttettou katweaa the owoers aad tha
gwarameaC . -. ,,
CERMSit:
W. fl. Copley, watchman at tha
California mlnea oa Mt - Reulben,
naar Olondala, waa tdly bitten by
a I H -foot rattle snake July 15.. hav
ing stepped oa tha ratUar. The fangs
auak Into hla lag through tha cloth
ing, mad causing tha blood to run
down Into hla ahoea, , Copley, al
though ha waa alone, and several
miles from the nearest . neighbor,
successfully doctored himself ana is
now-' as 'well aa ' ever." " 1 "
The method used la of value to
mountalneera aa it la very simple
and easily applied. Ha teat np a
fresh egg and mixed it thickly wlth
salt to tha form of a poultice, which
ha placed on tha wound for 10 min
ute. , When removed ft had become
green. Another slmilsr'pooltlce waa
then placed, oa tha wound, and it
too, turned green. A third poultice
showed lesa green, and a fourth
poultice, showed only a faint streak
of grace, ;i The agg and salt - had
dona Ha work Well. A cloth satu
rated with k turpenUna waa then
hound on the wound,
i While tha leg aad toot waa for a
time so swoolen that Copley could
not get hla shoe on, he says ha feels
ao 111 effects now from he bit. '.,,
:. M FOUL OF LAW
..!". :v -. . ..
'.( Portland, Aug. 4. William Lea,
colored, when following hi trade, is
tha principal 'iart of a circus side
show. Sticking hla head threucha
oanvaa sheet. Lee'a head la Uriel
for pleasure-seekers, three tails for
va oents, s
v But It's a hard life, and Lee da-
elded to go Into business for himself.
He went to northern California and
with a confederate started un to
Portland with $4 pints of whiskey
distributed about hla' parson. He
Intended selling It at $5 a pint.
, Lee's career as an Independent
merchant, however, waa brief, and
today ha la serving a 0-day sen
tenoa following his confession Of
violating the prohibition law. '
us leeo;
For NeroaWI Tbssa AlexaJMbv Keaaa
sky Hm JUadod la Hla Heaigaa
tloM to Ctovarajsseat
LoadoB, 4i aV-4aa t
Aerardtaa-'t Mpotta raceivtJ
by Use Realm agnecy froas 'Patra.
avad,' Aiaaaadsr V Karaaaky , haa
handed his iwslgaattoa to tba
fOTtntoaal govarBaaaal aad left Pat-
ragracl Cjszij nrafwd
ltttla later i -a Cot C MwifeJoaal
goveraaeeiU kxl rT-t.J to accept
ale faaaTgaaaau :';''.
Howe-r, T" ;a: - to have
L" i tJt'tLm t it at
:s iwscnUv aa ke L-J a-cratad
3." yaaaaaaa- Ua t :xmrt saacaa-
antvHa aba- atat-J. "1m. vie ht
tha tasfoaalW;;tjr of roasritathsg; a
wnatm goissiinail to aoaa wit
tha tteceaeUee f tko aweeeat tixoa,
a caa aa soacer asaiinaa to ba re-
spoasabla for tha coaaur." , :
" Petrograd, Aaa. 4. Premier Ker-
ensky U having a moat strenuous
time trying to raeoftdla tha consti
tutional democrau with the socialis
tic member of the erovlalODal rn-
ernment in his effort to construct a
coallUoa cabinet. . . .
Premier Kereaakr'attd hla fellow
cabinet members, except ona. reairn-
ed, but UUr, with the axeeptioa of
M. Tereatchko..tlM foreign minister,
withdrew their resignations. . ,
To defend hlmaalf aamlnst eharces
that ha had beea connected with tha
Germaa eaaaial eta. MUTchernoff,
tha aoclallat minister ofagrlcnltura,
haa realga.:;'i;;
Oeaeral BrdeUI. recenUr XDDOlat-
ed military goveraor af Petrograd, la
reported to hava. beea aaasaalaataa. :
Tha Una of tba river froee at IU
coafluaac wtth th " t-r haa
baea 'gtrea up at ayvara Ua y
ua rtussiaae, waa, however, fought
atabbomly to hold hack, tha Auatra-
Oermana. . Between tha Dniester and
the Pruth. tba ttuaamaa hava not
halted la their retreat toward the
:hordar. ...w5ii-.". ; .? ..vK-r
i.n celays i:i n :
Aa intimated y Mr. Bogart, a
menmar of tha national Red Cross
sUff, who visited the local chapter
a few days alnce, word haa been re
ceived from national headauartera
not to use the quadruple system of
reporting membership Maa reporting
and accounting forma ara to be re
vised very oon."- The circular also
InutrucU local chaptera tOTetaln all
moneya until further instructions are
received. : .' f : ' ;''-
Officers of tha local chapter will
send Into headquarters A list of 1U
members, fcut whether tha Bed Cross
magaslue win be sent prior to the
receipt of fcemltUnoea (which wa are
instructed not to aend) la doubtful.
01 Iffill
iisiiafM
Washington, Aug. 4. The house
yesUrday adopted tha conference
committee's reports on both the food
bill and the food surrey bill. , There
waa practically no opposition.
Tha opposition by Senator Oore
may delay passage of tha bill by the
senate, but It la itot thought tha de
lay will ba prolonkad. i
A patriotic appAal by Congressman
Kahn,' republican! bora' In Germany ,
was th feature
tha debate; Amid
applause from
h sides, he urged
united support
President Wilson.
He ' emphatically
endorsed the con
ferees' action In
taminating tha sen
ate war expel
alturea : committee
osed by President
amendment, op
Wilson, but fa vol
ed by some republl
can house leader
eaderi. Mr. Km
corns lor th f
-P-
t Neasj left las
r a tew daya c
Mr. Kahn predict
ed great success
or th food admin-
Istrntion.
Mrs. 8am Nea
left last night for
Portland for a
daya oa business.
WHOLE BCJ13ES 81 :i
FICE TRIALS
OKLAHOMA P-HlTTJ CILL RX
OEALT Wtn CT rERAL
Mixed Crewe of Wbitea, $roea aa)
Iadiaae Caasa Boathara 8avCa
' '' f' Daya af TroaLV t
Ada, Okla Aug.-4. The flrat
light betweea eountr officUls, aided
by a cltlxea poena aad deputy aier-
iffa, and the aaU-draitt rioters, tot
place near Stonewall thla mor-'3.
The draft riotera were dispersed
but, ao far aa la known," aoaa ware
injured although there were a
ber of ahou fired oa both s-: i.
Tha. posse waa composed of aU:t
80 cltixena and offlciala.
The riotera did aot attrt si
organised opposition, merely a: I
aad fleeing: As tha dispatch la s .t.
the poena is still fanoUaj tXa tl. J.
Tha bridge aoata at Kena i
fired this moralsg rt a r 1
train crew put out C : i It
had destroyed atr: 1 1 , :
Waaalc: '". 'i O-" '
daaarUaa ,i c - " 1 1
conrta fr- r"
Uhar,' C i. i . 't i
4 araiw- e j -k
fl-'iswa '.I yj"'.JW, .'
. . it
praptlyiaaa' 'tdi-.y aoeU;:ii to
thaqtciala direct:-j the aparaUah
of tha aalacUva aarvfca taw.
Provost Marshal Cr val Crtmt
haa conferred with Atte-ey C-", rU
Gregory on tha aUnatk. "I ant
not much Impressed With tha situa
tion aa I am satisfied 10 per cant of
tha people favor tha eoaaerlptloa
law," aUted General Crowder.
FTVK GUARDS SATED '
' t. BIGHT ARB MISSING
' Washington. Aug. 4. rive of tha
armed guards oo the-Uaker MoUao
hava been, aaved. Bight ara missing
aad are believed to. hava beea' lost
According to advtcee which have
reached the state department. ' tne
vessel sank la one minute after fee
ing struck by tha torpedo. '
. ."Uncle Alt'; Wralght, great uncle
of Mra. Philip. Helmer vUlted the
Halmera Thursday, leaving to. the
evening for Walla Walla.' 1 Mr.'
Wralght is a prlsoa avangellst and
during his 24 years In the work haa
lived la all the. pealtentlarlea in the
United SUtea. Ha will remain la
each Institution for weeks at a time,
living and associating with tha pris
oners within tha walla., "Uncle Air
waa aa old Indian scout and visited
Portland flrat when H consisted only
of It log houses. He waa a personal
associate of Buffalo Bill, Kit Carson,
Wild Bill, Texas Jack, and many of
pioneer frontier characters, and
tells many Interesting Ules of hla
early axperlencaa.
HAIG I.11S O
DESPITE HEAVY
London, Aug. 4. Despite heavy
continued rains, the' British ad
vanced last night east of the Ker
teker river and Cabaret, General
Halg reported today. ' ,;
On the south Flanders front, east
of Monchy Lepreuz, Halg reported
the recapture, by the British of the
positions which the Germaa counter
attacks Thursday night wrested frem
thelr grasp. ... . .