1'AOK B URNO 1UJT,KTIN, 11KN1), OHKGON, TltLMtHDAV, AlMllli ll, HUT. ,. , i , , NSeW of the World in Brief With tlio entire rlvUlicil world i innny Is expected Boon by neutral In a tnrmolf, Increased notlvltlos of untieing. tho allied armies on the western I , Tho war spirit I running h Inn In Kuropenti battlo trout, tho onrrytn Argentina, rlou breaking out fro of tho wnr lo tho vory shores of tho nuntly botween members of the , wur Vnlted 8tmiw by tho Oorman mtliinn- "" tha "-" parties Disturb. Tlno float nnd tho growing deslro Blw "o Miwral throughout tho union.? South .American republic for ! wuntry. All Uorman ships In Ar wnr with thty Control Huroponn pow-jK811""" hrbor have been solicit to m, stood out pre-eminently In tho' yrovont tho crews from sinking them, world's now of the week. The net-,1" ,,rnitl telstlon. oro ilotln toly vo part lit bo played by America t an will with Anstrta. tho minister In tho war whs comparatively dlntln- of hnt VnV.'J .!T.,!,Vi,,M.Im Ished. preparatory measures for n ports anil statlnit that Austria woulit Klgantlc struggle. If necessary, tea- fontlnuo to consider Germany s In- turlng In Washington dispatches tereste her own. ACter oountlou rumors nnd de- Onthe great battlo field In trance, nlnts. tho first actual hostilities of the Oorman and trench forcos. grad- tho German-Ainorlcnn war wore be- , 'converging toward St. Quontlu wn by Germany Tuesday of this ""J1 Cambrn I. tho Gorman key po- week, when In tho early morning Bltlons. nro steadily advancing In tho tho I' S .submarine chaser Smlll.. Kreatest drlvo of tho war. Goruian sighted a submarine oft tho xew prljonera taken report that tho plight England coast, and saw tho wake nf " th, To" ls fst bocomlng ilea- torpedo launched by tho deep son j,crote.- ,M. l"."8. of.fho, "rC bo,n" -m rn..i.. i, .i.ri.n.r.i i.n- hurled dally Into tho German on- of the ship. Tho U-boat submerged trcnohments In preparation for each tie lino, the Turkish troops In Meso- i $2.50 AfoHiiy and lots $75 to $10.00 Aubrey Heights Ad dition Agent for PACIFIC UIJ1M) I NO A- LOAN ASSOCIATION J. A- EASTES Real EstateInsurance before it could bo rcachod by the Smltttt ' l Yesterday a naval battle was thought to to In progress some where oft Capo Cod, as Coast Guard stations In the vicinity of Province town reported hearing tho firing of Kims In rapid succession. Further details were lacking. Wnr Itllls Pass. potmta are retreating steadily boforo tho British forces. General Strike llcportcil. Her safety menaced. from without, Germany Is also a prey to Internal dtssentlon, and from Amsterdam come reports of n goncral strike which Is crinoline tho Industries and In Congress everything Is super-1 transportation lines. Kxtromo Social eded by war legislation. Monday, ists. It is said, are behind tho move the .Houso passed the 17,000,000.000 i inont. as n protest against tho threat "bond lssuo, 53.000,000.000 of which oncd reduction In the bread ration. Is to go as a loan to tho Allies, and j Hussla's provisional government tho samo measure was favorably ' will soon ccaso to bo provisional, ae reported on by the Senate Flnnnco i cording to plans laid by the congress committee. Tho Houso also passed i of workers and soldiers, announced tho $1000,000,000 goncral deficiency Tuesday. An election, nt which all 1)111. providing that amount to bo i over 20, women Included, w 111 bo ncr- nvallablo far Immediate war needs of tho nation Government control of railroads, regulation of tho food prices throughout the nation and tho curtailing of tho liquor produc tion to increase the supply of grain available for food and to release men for other employment, wore other plans discussed for advancing the war efficiency of tho United States. It is virtually decided that a wooden fleet of 3000 ships, of 3000 tons each, Mill be built to trj&vey food and munitions to tho Allies. In terned Austrian and German ships seised by the government may be come a part of the American merch ant marine. President Wilson In a proclamation, announced the creating of "defensive areas" along the coast, j ships are forbidden to ponetrato these ureas, excepting at certain times, and after Identification. Ouncrfition Demanded. The President demanded' yester day the paasago of the selective con scription bill, and the War Depart ment is making plans based on theory that the measure will be endorsed liy Congress. Tho thoroughness with which the war spirit has permeated tho country was tfhowii by tho declaration of ox Secretary of Stato William Jonnlngs Bryan, radical pacifist, that he was ready to serve in any capacity In pushing tho war to a quick, success ful end. t Tho'ctdsc 'connection which exists between the United States and the Kntejate powers. Is demonstrated In tho anridliircement that commission 's sr from France and England will tonfer with .American government representative. Early in the week it was announced that the Kuropen'i MpIomaU hol arrived, and later that their whereabouts were unknown, negotiations of the kind, or prepara tions for siieh negotiations, are en tirely shrouded in the deepest se crecy. Separate Peace Sought. Rumors have been persistent that Austria. Hulgarla and Turkey are seeking a .separate peace, while Ger many is knpwn to be Intriguing In Kussla with the Intention of elim inating the Slavic power from the ranks of h6r enemies. A second statement of peace terms from Ger- mlttcd to vote, was announced tor the selection of n constituent assembly. Of especial Interest on the Pa cific coast. Is the rejection by the Oregon State Land board, of the bids on $260,000 worth of rural credit bonds, and the mounting of May wheat In the Portland market -to $2.24 a bushel, easily n new record. Word from San Francisco yester day was to the effect that warrants are out for the arrest of Frank C. Oxman, millionaire stockman of east ern Oregon, on a charge of attempt ing to influence the testimony or witnesses In the Thomas Mooney bomb case. j L M O N K Y TO hi) AN I C TY ELECT ON T0BEAPRIL30 COUNCIL ANNOUNCES VOTING PLANS. Polls Will lie Open lYum 8:00 In tho MnniliiK to 8:00 at Mulit, for Voters to Pats on Proposed Charter ('limine. HIGH EASTERN STAR OFFICIAL VISITOR (From Monday's Dally.) Because of the limited time at tho dslpoeal of Mrs. Dora H. Srhllko. Grand Worthy Matron of tho Order of Eastern Star, members of the-loaal chapter met this afternoon, exam pllfylng tho ritualistic work of the order. Mrs. Schllke will visit lied niond, Prlnovllle. and other (Jenfral Oregon points, before leaving tii)ti section. jJ While in nend she has beojjflho gueetof-Mrs. A. MPrlngle. v TO GIVE QUEEN WATCH (From Monday's Dally.) Further arrangements for the May (From Tuesday's Dally.) Completing nrraugoments for tho special city election nt which tho flotation of n $10,000 refunding bom) Issue nnd tho providing fur u uni form system of street Improvement regulations are to bo voto,d .on, tho I uuiiii vii) I'uuiivn mini u urim nun- bIoii Inst yoBtordny attoruoou. Mon day, April 30, was tho .date set for the election. Unth Issues which will be balloted on are In tho form of amendments to tho city charter. The hose house at the corner of Minnesota avenue and Iava road, was named as the polling pjace, elec tion officials being designated as fol lows: Clyde M. McKay, chairman; J. F. Arnold and K. A. gather, Judg es; and Walter Ferguson and Hay G. Lamherson. clerks. The polls will be "open from 8 o'clock In the morning- until S o'clock In the evening. Other matters considered related chiefly to the street lighting loMetn. Inocindesccnt lights of 100 candle power ouch were ordered installed at the corner of Greenwood nnd Fourth, on Greonwood, near First, nnd at tho corner of Hawthorne and 1IIII. while the light now lit the cor nur of Ilovoro and Division, was or dered removed to Hovore at First. It wag decided that n meeting will bo hold tomorrow night In omtnec-.tlpu-wlth the establishment of ft city .rnnU-'niiarrv nnd runtliiir or salft of ftmrtj'ty's rock cruiuer, lf suffloiit iD.v1.Aa.Iiim .... . . a. ...-. .... I, A IIMBJUVHI Hit, "li W.U IJIHIIVI WMt 'U eqfioctml by tfiut time. ;g:. . . . GIRLS WIN HONORS "IN SCHOOL TRYOUT Thompson. Instructors nt tho school nro well plonsed with tho showing made,' Solofitlous by tho girls' glee club null by n quartet compound of Marga ret Thompson, Mary Muster. N.ollo liesllo and Dorothy Mlllor, proved popular with tho audience. KM.1NTMK.NT8 KOH WAIt, ONI,Y That enlistments In the nrmy w bo for tho term of tho wnr, only. If desired, Is tho announcement made by Secretary of War linker. Iloport of tho decision comes from Washing ton, and Is na follows: Secretary of War llakor has notified Chief of Staff Scott that the department wilt nccopt recruits upon tho understand ing that the service will lie only for Itho porlod of tho war, If so desired." NPl.t'lAI. CITY l.l.l.Cl ION XOTICK. 8Ut of Orncun, County nt llrMhutr, CUr nf Html, u. Nolle l hcrrbr ttUtn tint ircUI fiction will tw hrltl In lh City .f lrxl. tnhutr Ciiunly, Orrvon. on MoniUy, l.wlti '.Iv 3Mh day of April. A. II. 1017. Ulwrvn Ih-i h,-ur nf S n'rlwk A. M. ami S o'clock I', II. Yh nint plaro In aalil city (or taU .ll.m hall 1n at I he h hu at Ih rurnrr or Mlnnrwila avtnuc anil ljia riwJ. The Julf-l anil Cl-kA at kLI -tMln Kail l as folliwt CliiU l. McKay, fhalrman. J. 1. Arnold, K. A. Sathcr. Ju.lir. ut KlrclUn. Wall.r Krriiuon. Ilay (1. Umlwn, Clrfka nf Mre- iin. Hal J ctcctlon U rallcl ami hM tnr vollnc ittwm ll aiH.llon nt niiM nt a certain MwnJnml l tt ckarlrr nt H Clly of llcnJ, aiiKptnt l.y th Common Council an.1 rtferrcti by llw Common Council ,t tkc voter, of h Uy. flaUl .re.ol amn4mtit u Hrlntol In namoMct form by the cllr and c4iloa maHoi ", lonal tnlor witbln th Hy xlmc aiMrou U known, ami hM i-amohWt fan t Kail at the office of IIm rocordcf of taU clly uoofl aHellcalion. Too Konccal furi'OM of oaU cr tor amcct.1 nwit U urM-l In llw kalM Irllo torrofar aJool-l by lb Common Council ami which " anpoar uoon tb ballel let lb MIiwIr HKKHIIIIBI) IIV TIIK COMMON COUNCIL "Shall Section I. II ml II of Chanter IS f lb Clly f lloml amc-mlcd h u In pew vW a mctmal for tho Improvement of any Irrcl, aUey ituUlc oar. or any portion of ta.ni at recti .alley oc.IhiUIc war. ami la oo. yOt a mcthS) tgrMAn the mt thereof IH1 th? pmerlf VneflleJ thereby. VOTK Yf OK NO. Mt YHB. MS NO. DaleJ IhU llth itay of April. A. I), HIT. . , . C. 1-AI.UMRI.U Mayor of the Illy of lleml. Dreehulea County. Orraoiu , . .11 C. KI.I.IH. City Uccenler of the Clly of llcnJ. Dea chutn County, Urenvo. (CriMirale Aral.) SSf COOK BY WIRE WITHOUT FIRE CLEAN, SANITARY ECONOMICAL A small paymtnt dawn puis an Elechlc liantfc In your liome. BEND WATER, LIGHT & POWER CO. Day feetlval. to b given at the in,,.-.''. -Mnntaret riioinpM.i. ami, podrome on May 1, announced by Mrs. Q. W. Slirlner this morning, In clude the preeestatlon of a $24 wrist watch to the succeeeful candidate for May Queen to be elected by votes se cured from merchants of the town with cash purehases. Nominations for Queen are new being received. The watch la on exhibition in the window of Larson, the Jeweler, on Oregon street. Seo Edwards for paper hanging. Adv. TO OUR PATRONS: IVatdi this space each weelj for announcements ofs our Special) they will appeal to you. n jl .-rfl O'Kane Illdtf. I'hone Uluck 331 Oend, Oregon s 13TH SATURDAY SPECIAL Fancy NaveJL ' Oranges ,... ISc per dozen LOUIS Bennett, Grocer 8n'nl(i Itoml CIiom'ii fur Ircvln- nut Ion Contest Mil) III. (From Saturday's Dally. Tryouts held In the high school auditorium last night to pick the loeal representatives In the Central Ore gon declamation contest to be held hacorMay 19, were attended by a large crowd, and resulted In the awarding of first place In oratory to Stanley Hoiid, In dramatics to I.ols Cobb, and In humor to Margaret MUSICIANS We lace lite Largnt Slock of Mrnic anil Muscat Mcrchantlx la the Northwe4l. All the Late Sonp. 1 lollon Daml lajltustntt. All Thinj Muueal all die Tuac. Send for Catalogue'. Seiberling-Lucas Music CO. 7 IZ5 M St. Porllnnd,Orcon , ' FIX IT! It may be the carbureter. t It may be the self starter. It may be a rim or a tire. It mav be the brakes. It.may be the steering wheel. , -It.may be the crank shaft. It may be the gears. It may be the magneto. It may be tho storage battery. ANYWAY You should have you automobile thor oughly overhauled before spring. Winter is hard on a car, and better have your ma- -' j chine in perfect running order for those spring trips you are planning. OUR EXPERT Mechanics and our equipment enables us to do this work for you reasonably and well. BEND GARAGE WALTER COOMBS. Mgr. When in Trouble, Phone Red 451. ? w K WANT YOU TO FEEL THAT IT IS YOUR PRIVILEGE AS A PATRON TO CALL ON US AT ANY TIME. We nro nhui) luil in mmiiI jimi it mini to nmUo repairs. To mmiiI n lube, m lilmoitt putili or n now alme, If jou liupHiii lo need us on the nmil. Of riiurae, them nro lluiltn to (lie ilMiinro wo inn ki, but mo fi'el sure Hint nii luiulil nut tiinko liny tin reiianunbte riiint ., If iui)tliliiK of Hie nurl liiiiM'ii, tile phone ii h. Anil iiiueiulHr, If )nu iwiut llret mill I In' Mimlrlin and do not hMclfy Iheni by lirnnil, o Mill m-iiiI )nu ITntleil HtuleM Tires mill t'ulteil HIhIcn Tire Hlinilrli, becnuaii mi lie Hem t liem tit I hi the liet mi the market. And tun tin Hint v iiIiui)n feature are tin) t'ulteil Ktntivt "Cluilu" uuil "laiwi." Skuse Hardware .Company WANTIil). WANTED Teams ftfr construction work. Rond Employment Agency. B"'' I'Olt HAIiK. FOIt ftAI.M NlHsty head nf stectr-. John II. HarrUwiii, Fort Hock, Ore gon, -itfr. KOIt HAI.I5 TlllniHrMik enlves Rne II. A Oiwuey. I. eg Cabin llurlier Hliop. 4N-7.KC FOIt 8AMC High grade trap nested S. (' Hods, selected from 70 good hens and headed by a splendid male; HoKauUed bh ZKR egg type; from better muting than many nf the S3 ami S sottlHK. rtallsfartlmi guarantiee!. $1.10 for It. JO Williams, Hoiid, Ore. atfy I'Olt MAI.Kllarreil Itoek, Illsik Minor u hatching kk, IS fur 11.00 I mij it I re M. Homing, Iturnl IllHp. n-Hp I'Olt HAI.IC ICO ncreci of bent a ImpmviMl land near Hlslnrs. Wllr take god realdeHee In Hand as first IwiHit. Iind free from stone, fln water right, 80 Hires seeded tn al fiilta, Imlaiiiw ready for any k'nd of orop. I have two gooil ranches, and MM la all I ran take mm of. For further particulars turn J. II. Mini' & Co., I'reM llslldlHg. lleud. B-7e rOft SAI.K ltHRKr, (Mile ami shaft; single) and double dlee plnvs. Itox 100. ltood, Oregon. K-Sp FOIt ILM.ie lluu and lot. I'rlee right. Terms reasonable. iNijuIro A. K. IW wards, Ittttll cUgn Co, 37tf FOIt HUNT. FOR UK.S'T ISO acreei at I'owoll, Unite. For iwrtlrulsm addreM l.oyrtl II. MrCarthy, 1114 Northwostnrii Hank llulldliig. Portland. Or , or Ju F. Ileau, 171 Cincinnati. Ohio. COlIn "KSy "Sif !'JS' 'C'5' 1 08 " Ti xtf tXWfJt x' JaV T1iX TMA TJaA TH Jk 93k 9 J 'S'QS'V o3mca"as1Uaftt N r f r rJS C 8. Ilt'DHON, President K. M. KAIIA, Cashier V, C COK, Vice ProHldnnt h. O. MeltKY.NOI.DH, A sat. Oashlor K. A 8ATIIKH, VIco Prus. 1). A. STOVl.It.AiMi. Cashier The First National Bank OF BEND, BEND, OREGON i i Cuiiltai fully paid tttf.OOO Hm-plun Jo.OOO m noils' War Financing i Inventory of tho nation's linnets for porpurudtiOMi has dls closod only one satlsfurtory Item. The flniiuelul syhteui Is ciiuiMieiit uuil the banka nro rend)'. Tlioro nro no Noldlors, but I hero In great wealth, Thorn Is n shorttigo or guns, but u mirphiH or iJoJIurH. BhlpH must bo built In tho navy, but tlio hnukri nro In i'iiiuuiIhnIou, TI1H MIMTAHY HY8TMM MUST UK UKOONHTKUOTHI), HUT TIIK FKDKHAI, UK8WIIVJJ.8YBTHM IB WOIIK INO. Men must bo trained for tho nrmy, but tint men who bundle fliininiw tiro alriwiily skllleil. THIS HANK IS A MUMI1UU OF TlIKMKIHlUAL UK HKUVIO 8Y8TKM. TEe FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF BEND aaiK M yffS3fl3 fc IW -j-"'" . .oe - A ik kL Ji. !"' If . t i ..I'll t . .