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OF CURREN! WEEK
Brief Resume Most Important
Daily News Items.
CO M P IL ED
Events o f Noted People, Governments
and Pacific Northwest and Other
Things Worth Knowing.
Business was resumed and normal
conditions restored Thursday, follow
ing the one-day demonstration strike
Direction o f the army’s great air
craft production program has been
placed in the hands o f a civilian, John
D. Ryan, copper magnate, railroad
man and financier.
Governor Gardner, o f Missouri, has
tendered to Champ Clark, speaker of
the house o f representatives, the ap
pointment o f senator to succeed the
late William J. Stone.
German newspapers received at Zu
rich say two large powder factories at
Glazenbach, near Salzburg, 156 miles
southwest o f Vienna, have been de
stroyed, according to a dispatch from
T IL L A M O O K
J A P S CO NT RO L CHINA
New Demands Agreed to by Pekin
Give Expeditionary Forces in Si
beria to Control o f Japan.
Shanghai—The statement is made in
the first issue o f the Shanghai Gazette
that the Chinese government has
agreed to new demands made by Jap
an, which are o f such a nature that
the country has virtually been turned
over to the Japanese.
The Gazette asserts it has been in
formed by a high official at Pekin that
the Japanese demands are far more
serious than those in group V o f the
famous 21 demands made by Japan in
“ Notwithstanding the fact that the
utmost secrecy is being observed,”
says the Gazette, “ it may be stated
safely that the following is not far
from the true terms o f the agreement:
“ Chinese expeditionary forces sent
to Siberia shall be commanded by a
“ Chinese police shall be organized
by Japanese officers.
“ Japan shall control all o f China’s
arsenals and dock yards.
“ Japan shall have the privilege o f
working mines in all parts o f China.
“ Special privileges shall be granted
to Japan in Outer and Inner Mongolia
and the whole o f Manchuria.”
A dispatch filed in Pekin April 4
said it was reported there that Japan
had submitted a new series o f demands
to China, including complete control o f
China’s finances, the purchase o f 50
per cent o f China’s ammunition in
Japan, operation o f Chinese iron mines
and dock yards under Japanese control
and recognition o f special Japanese in
terests in Mongolia, as in Manchuria.
The United States has agreed to
permit the shipment o f grain to
Switzerland in ships flying the Swiss DUTCH Y I E L D TO D E M A N D S
colors with the flags under which the
vessels is registered.
It is probable Germans to Get Supply o f Sand and
that American ships will be used.
Gravel From Holland.
For telling a friend that the naval
ship upon which he was serving was to
sail for Europe soon with troops on
board, Lieutenant Walter S. Carring
ton has been sentenced by court-mar
tial to lose five numbers in his grade.
Air observation shows a clear break
o f 20 yards in width in the Zeebrugge
mole at the inner end, and that a
sunken object blocks the greater part
o f the channel in the harbor o f Ostend,
according to an official bulletin issued
by the English admiralty.
Charles M. Schwab, director general,
o f the Nation’s shipbuilding program,
late in May or early in June will visit
the three Pacific Coast states and
make a thorough inspection o f all ship
building plants that are engaged on
contracts for the government.
Lieutenant A. J. France was drown
ed in Gatun Lake, Panama, Thursday
when a hydroplane in which he was
flying caught fire at a height o f 3000
feet. The machine came down safely,
but Lieutenant France was drowned
while attempting to swim ashore.
Another plea for local campaign
committees not to stop working after
committees reach their liberty loan
subscription quotas, went forth Thurs
day from Secretary McAdoo, prompted
by recurring reports that workers in
some towns are satisfied with 100 per
Brigadier General Arthur B. Don
nelly, a former Missouri
guard officer, is under arrest at Camp
Mills, N. Y ., facing trial by court
martial. War department officials re
fuse to discuss the nature o f the
charges against the officer or to say
when he would be brought to trial.
The former members o f the German
consulate at San Frnacisco, who were
convicted o f having participated in a
conspiracy to foment an uprising
against British rule in India, will not
submit their case to the United States
District Circuit Court o f Appeals, but
will immediately begin serving the
sentence to be imposed by Federal
Judge William C. Van Fleet.
Bamberger, o f
Utah, a German-born American, de
clared at Topeka, Kan., Thursday that
“ the people o f Germany, millions of
them, are hoping and praying that
America will win the war.
people o f Germany, the slaves o f au - 1
toe racy, are bound down by iron rule.
The only relief offered them comes
from America, America victorious in
this great conflict,” he said.
Walter Guion, o f Naponleonville,
La., is named by Governor Pleasant to
fill the unexpired term of the late Sen
London — Holland has yielded to
Germany’s demands concerning trans
port and the supply o f sand and gravel,
although it is understood that the
amount o f sand and gravel will be lim
ited instead o f unlimited, according to
a dispatch from The Hague to the
Daily Mail, dated Sunday.
It is added that a general undetak
ing will be required from Germany
that the sand and gravel will not be
used for military purposes.
Rumors are current in the Dutch
capital, the dispatch adds,. that Dr.
John Loudon, minister o f foreign af
fairs, will resign. These, it is said,
are based on the supposition that he
could not retain office now that his un
dertaking respecting the gravel must
be revoked. '
In summarizing the situation, the
dispatch continues, it is felt certain
that the crisis with Germnay has
passed, although the solution is in no
wise an ideal one for Holland.
Relations between Holland and Ger
many have been at almost a breaking
point for some days owing to German
demands that Holland permit the
transmission over her canals and rail
roads o f sand and gravel from Ger
many to Belgium.
was a three-cornered one, as Great
Britain had warned Holland to take
steps to make certain that the sand
and gravel would not be used for mili
BANDIT S R E L E A S E G. A. K Y L E
Fortland Engineer, Captive in China
Since March 5, Given Freedom.
New York—George A. Kyle, o f Port
land, Or., the American engineer, who,
since March 5, has been held captive
by Chinese bandits in the province o f
Homan, China, has been released, ac
cording to advices to the State depart
ment from the American legation in
Pekin, forwarded to the Siems-Carey
Railway & Canal company here. Two
other Americans and a Chinese engi
neer had been previously freed.
The message to Kyle’s employers
here gave no details o f how his release
was brought about.
Kyle was chief engineer o f the
Siems-Carey company and was making
a survey for 2600 miles o f railroad
when captured, with E. J. Pursell, an
other engineer, and a Chinese assistant
engineer. Later H. J. Love, a Vir
ginian, employed by the British-Amer-
ican Tobacco company, was seized. All
were reported liberated except Kyle,
who was said to be held as a hostage
for the return o f a relative o f one o f
the bandit chiefs captured by Repbuli-
C O ir ^ T Y ,
O lí EG O K ,
Stockholm Advised Grand Duke
Alexis on Russian Throne.
The Nestucca Valley First,
Last and all the
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Rumor Says New Government Will
Refuse to Recognize Peace Pact
Signed at Brest-Litovsk.
PRO FESSIO N AL
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Stockholm— Correspondents o f Swed
ish newspapers in Finland telegraph T.H. G0YNE,
that persistent rumors are in circula
tion there o f important happenings in
The most definite rumor declares
that the former Grand Duke Alexis, Opp. Court House,
son of the former emperor, has been
declared emperor, with Grand Duke
Michael Alexandrovich as regent and
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that the new government would refuse
to recognize the Bolshevik peace
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treaty with Germany.
“ The rumors would be disregarded
here were it not for the fact that a
report from Vasa, Finland, last Thurs NATIONAL B L D ., - TILLAM OOK, O R E .
day, declared that the transportation
o f Russian civilian prisoners had to be
suspended because o f current disorders
COUNSELOR A T L A W
Finland and Sweden have had no tel
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egraphic communication with Russia
in more than three weeks.
Special Equipment for Making Income
Returns and Reports.
An Exchange Telegraph dispatch re
ceived in London from Copenhagen
Saturday reported that a counter-revo J. N. PEARCY
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lution had broken out in Petrograd.
It added that there were persistent ru
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mors in Finland tdal Grand Duke Al
exis had been proclaimed emperor and
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that Grand Duke Michael was the real
leader in affairs in Petrograd.
ATTORNEY AT LAW
ROBERT H. McGRATH
Bell Phone 5S-J
P. O. Box 147
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Complete Set of Abstracts of the Records
of Tillamook Countv, Oregon.
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Tillamook Undertaking Co.
R. N. HENKEL, Proprietor.
Night and Day calls
Sixth Street at Second Avenue F.ast
Moscow, Tuesday, April 23, (via
Vladivostok).— The council o f commis Tillamook Abstracting Co.
saries has ordered the disarming of
German and Ukrainian troops who in
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vade Russian territory.
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has been taken in accordance with a
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declaration o f the rada, which was
confirmed by the Germans, that the TILLAMOOK CITY.
military operations in the Ukraine
must not extend beyond the Ukrainian
In compliance with Germany’s de
mand regarding war prisoners, Leon
Trotzky, the Bolshevik minister of
war and marine, has ordered that pris
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oners shall be disarmed and held in ac
cordance with international convention TILLAMOOK.
and also that they shall not be allowed
to carry on revolutionary propaganda.
The Kiev rada has informed Rou-
mania and the central powers that the
Ukraine does not recognize Roumania’s
annexation o f Bessarabia.
M. Yaberzen has been appointed am
T illam ook, Ore.
bassador to Switzerland.
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Taft Urges Large Army.
Leave Cloverdale daily at
Cleveland, O. — Ex-President Wil
7:30 a. m., arriving at Tilla
liam H. Taft, speaking as a represent Dining Room run on Family Style
mook at 10 a. m.— in time for
ative o f the League to Enforce Peace
morning train to Portland.
at the annual meeting o f the Federated
Leave Tillamook at 3 p. m ,
Churches here Sunday, called upon
at Cloverdale at 6
America to abandon hope o f early
peace and prepare at once to send an
J. M. TRAXLEP., Prop.
army o f 7,000,000 American soldiers
to the western front.
“ America must stop changing her
ideas as to the prosecution o f the war
every six months, declared Mr. Taft;
must give up entirely the hope o f sep
arating the German people from their
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to overcome Germany by the force o f a
“ America must calculate on a large
war,” he said. " L e t us have a plan
to put five or seven millieffis o f men
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U. S. Guns Beat Off Huns.
With the American Army in France
— The enemy laid down a very heavy
barrage in front o f the American
trenches in the Toul sector at 3 o ’clock
Monday morning, the bombardment
lasting an hour.
A fter an interval o f silence, he re
peated the performance, and half an
hour later the German infantry started
for the American lines.
was the American counter attack that
the enemy was repulsed without get
ting close enough to be engaged by the
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