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About Cloverdale courier. (Cloverdale, Tillamook County, Or.) 190?-19?? | View Entire Issue (May 30, 1918)
OF CURRENT WEEK
Brief Resume Most Important
Daily News Items.
Events o f JSoicd People, Governments
and Pacific Northwest and Other
Things Worth Knowing.
Every shipyard in the United States
is asked to speed up production and
make July 4 the greatest ship launch
ing day in the history o f the world.
T IL L A M O O K
56 U. S. BOYS A RE MISSING
British Transport Moldavia Sunk by
The British mercantile cruiser Mol
davia, carrying American troops from
America to Europe, has been torpedoed
and 56 American soldiers are reported
missing. The liner was sunk Thurs
day morning, according to an official
statement by the British admiralty.
The Moldavia is the third transport
carrying American troops to be tor
pedoed and the 15th troop ship sunk
by the Germans.
That German submarines are operat
ing off the South coast o f Ireland is
the sinking o f the
steamer Inniscarra o f Cork, with loss
o f life.
David Lloyd George, speaking at
Edinburg, said that the submarine is
still unconquered, but that it is no
longer a vital menace to the entente
allies. He said that the U-boats are
being destroyed faster than they can
be built by Germany, while the allies
are building ships faster than the sub
marines are sinking them.
A German, who objected to a Red
Cross button on the coat o f Edward
London — The British armed mer
Jordan, stabbed him at San Francisco
Friday when he refused to remove the chant troop ship Moldavia, with Am er
button, according to the story told by ican troops on board, has been torpe
doed and sunk, according to an official
bulletin issued by the admiralty.
Every brewery workman in Omaha
The text o f the admiralty statement
struck for higher wages Friday morn
fo llow s:
ing. Since prohibition went into effect
“ The armed mercantile cruiser Mol
the breweries have manufactured near-
davia was torpedoed and sunk Ssur-
beer. The men ask an increase o f 25
to 40 per cent.
“ There were no casualties among
Seventeen hundred needy farmers in the crew, but o f the American troops
Montana have been lent approximately on board 56 up to the present have not
$200 each this spring by the State been accounted for. It is feared they
Council o f Defense from its $500,000 were killed in one compartment by the
defense fund, to buy seed grain and in explosion.”
some instances horse feed.
Nearly a score o f persons dead,
about 100 others injured, several seri
ously, and property damage estimated
to exceed $1,000,000, represents the
toll taken by a series o f tornadoes in
Central Iowa late Thurdsay.
Ministers Are Recalled From Various
Physicians attending Charles W.
Posts—Washington Sees Indirect
Fairbanks, ex-Vice President, who is
Aggression Towards U. S.
ill at his home in Indianapolis, say
that there is slight improvement in
Mr. Fairbank’s condition, although his
Mexico City — Mexico has severed
condition is still causing much anxiety. diplomatic relations with Cuba.
The railroad administration has be-1
This was learned officially late Sat
gun looking for the most able operat urday after a report that Mexican
ing officer o f each o f the 200 roads Charge d ’A ffaires at Havana and the
under government control to become
federal director o f his line to replace Cuban minister here had been recalled
the president as chief executive for from their respective posts had been
confirmed at the foreign office.
MEX ICO A N D CUBA
Kissing is a luxury to be indulged in
only by the ultra-wealthy at Oak
Grove, it would seem, acccording to a
$10,000 damage suit filed at Oregon
City, by a 17-year-old schoolgirl, Flor-
ence Cheney Bullard,
teacher, G. W. Guthrie.
Washington, D. C.— In M exico’s
sudden breaking off o f diplomatic re
lations with Cuba is seen an indirect
I action against the United States.
Those here most fam iliar with Lat-
in-American affairs profess to see in
it the forerunner o f more direct ac
One ship was wrecked, three were |
tion, possibly an interruption o f inter
beached and two others trapped and
course between the United States and
held fast by an ice pack off Bristol
Bay, Alaska, within the last ten days, j
Although without official informa
according to advices received in San
tion o f a detailed character, it is un
Francisco by the marine department of
the Chamber o f Commerce.
grievance against Cuba is the recent
Nine miners, who were caught b e -j incident in which the Mexican minis
hind a wall o f fire, when the main ter to Argentina, Senor Ysidor Fabela,
entry o f the M ill Creek Cannel Coal was delayed in Havana while some
Mining company’s mine at Villa, W. official, ostensibly a Cuban customs in
Va., burst into flame, from some un spector, searched his baggage and
determined cause last Monday, were probably removed some papers said to
found dead in the workings.
be o f an international character.
This incident is believed here to be
Eight bottles o f whisky, a portion
the real cause o f the break and those
o f which angry women jurors aver was
who entertain this b elief are firm in
consumed by men jurors while they
the conviction that Mexico was con
were deliberating, was not returned
with the exhibits when Nick Penoff j vinced that the United States was re
sponsible for the incident.
was found not guilty in Judge Web
When Senor Fabela’s luggage was
ster’s court Tuesday at Spokane.
searched it was maintained by some
Mrs. Pauline O ’ Neill, member o f that the person who did it was not a
the Arizona lower house from Phoenix, Cuban official at all, but some other
offered a joint resolution soon after agent in disguise o f a Cuban inspector
the legislature convened Wednesday ‘ or gendarme. Later, however, it is
denouncing the I. W. W\ as a menace, seemed to have been satisfactorily es
and calling upon every state official to tablished that the man really was a
work to rid the state o f the organiza Cuban inspector.
A break between Cuba and Mexico,
it is felt, disrupts practically nothing
The admiralty official statement
but a long-standing friendly relation.
gives the losses to British, allied and
In the opinion o f those in close
neutral merchant tonnage due to en
touch with the subject it may actually
emy action and marine risk in A p ril as
give Cuba a free hand, as the Mexican
follows: British, 220,709 tons; allied
foreign minister says in is announce
and neutral. 84,393 tons; total, 305,-
ment, but perhaps not in the manner
102 tons. Clearances in and out o f
ports, 7,040,309 gross tons.
American agents for some time have
There w ill be no controversy in the been reporting Gearmn agents operat
senate over the m ilitary committee's | ing in Cuba, some o f them crossing
war-inquiry plans, to which President | frequently to the United States as
Wilson objected, and the department Cuban citizens or Mexican citizens;
o f Justice investigation o f aircraft A severance o f diplomatic relations
production directed by Charles E. j probably would leave [the Cuban gov
Hughes w ill proceed without having . ernment feeling more at liberty to in
vestigate their activities.
its path crossed by congress.
U. 5. HAS 2 MILLION
1316 Airplanes Now on Rattle
Fron t- Many at Home.
TROOPS POUR ACROSS
M A Y
The Nestucca Valley First,
Last aud all the
BANK STRENGTH AND GOOD SERVICE
Our management makes the security for deposits a matter
o f first consideration, and to this end the resources o f the Bank
are carefully guarded by prudence and conservatism. This fact
makes a strong Bank. Coupled with strength, our Officers and
Board o f Directors make Good Service the backbone o f our
hanking policy. With ample equipment and organization, this
Bank is in a position to serve all individuals and firms requiring
safe banking and good service.
Banking Strength for Safety and Service for Convenience.
4 Per Cent Paid on Savings and Time Certificates.
TILLAMOOK COUNTY BANK
Over 200,000 W ill Arrive in France in
Established in 1902.
Course o f Present Month' Huge
Army Budget is Reported.
Washington, D. C. — The full T.H. G0YNE,
strength o f the army, including Na
tional Army, National Guard and reg
ulars, is now 2,000,000 men, chairman
Dent, o f the house m ilitary committee,
announced Monday in his report on the Opp. Court House,
army appropriation bill.
The total number o f officers in the
C. W. T A LM A G E ,
army was given in the report at 140,-
133, while the total o f men before the
A pril draft was 1,506,152. The drafts
since that time carry the total o f en
listed men slightly above 2,000,000.
There are 504,667 men in the regular
Army, the report said, 510,963 in the
National A rm y; 411,952 in the Na
tional Guard, and 78,560 in the Re
COUNSELOR A T L A W
“ While some mistakes and delays
106 Oddfellows' Building,
have occurred, ” the report said, “ on
the whole we think the country is to
Tillam ook. Oregon.
be congratulated that after a little Special Equipment for Making Income
more than a year from the date o f the
Returns and Reports.
declaration o f war our country has
constructed a wonderful m ilitary es
“ W hile it has been generally ru
mored that we had no airships with
ATTORNEYS AT LAW
our army in France, the fact is that
we have between 1300 and 1400 o f
them, at least 200 o f which are fight
ing machines,” the report says.
The report o f the committee dis
closed that the exact number o f Am er
ican airpanes in France is 1316, of Tillamook Abstracting Co.
which 325 are combat planes.
T hob . C oates . P resid ent .
are 3760 planes in the United States,
the report said.
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More than 200,000 Americans will
OF TILLAMOOK COUNTY. OREGON.
be sent abroad during May, and that
number probably w ill be much exceed T IL L A M O O K C IT Y .
ed next month, members o f the sen
ate m ilitary committee were told that
at their weekly conference with Secre
tary Baker and his assistants.
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T IL LA MO OK . ORE.
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Real Estate Agency
See me for realty deals.
Tillamook Undertaking Co.
R. N. HENKEL, Proprietor.
Night and Day calls
928 Chamber of Commerce,
Sixth Street at Second Avenue
TIL L A M O O K ,
F. R. BEALS
RAIS E V O L U N T E E R A G E LIMIT
Secratary Drafts Bill Which W ill Open
Army to Men o f 55.
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T IL L A M O O K .
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Washington, D. C. — Another move 1
toward full utilization o f the country’s]
W e also do
man power was made Saturday when
Secretary Baker sent to congress the 1
draft o f a bill proposing to raise the
maximum age lim it for voluntary en
of all kinds at
listment in the army from 40 to 55
L. S. HUSHBECK, Proprietor.
years. A ll men over 40 so enlisted
would be assigned to non-combatant
In a letter to Speaker Clark asking Dining Room run on Family Style
that the bill be pushed, Secretary
“ Every man above the age o f 40 j
years who is enlisted in non-combatant
branches o f the service w ill make avail
able for duty with the line troops a
man within the prescribed age lim it
for all troops.
“ Many men whose long experience
as mechanics and artisans w ill make
them particularly valuable to the v a r i-!
ous staff corps and departments may
be thus secured instead o f younger men
without such experience and the effi
ciency o f the staff corps and the de
partments thus w ill be increased.”
There are probably 7,500,000 men
between the ages o f 40 and 55 and
many thousands o f them have already
attested desire to serve by bombarding I
the department with applications.
W hile the great m ajority o f the men
in this class undoubtedly w ill be re
strained from enlisting by fam ily and
business ties, the number at liberty to
join the colors is expected to be more
I f you are in the market for a good Dairy Ranch we can
than sufficient to meet the purpose in
show you something that will interest you. W e have some
Money is made dairying in Tillamook
Staff corps positions include many
duties behind the front. Eve-y head
County. W hy not g ;t a chunk of this money.
quarters unit includes a number o f po
sitions for which the older men would
T A Y L O R REAL ESTATE AGENCY
be just as well suited as the present
occupants, who, under the new plan,
would be released for line duty.
The Todd Hotel
Rooms 50 and 75 Gents, Special
Rates by the W eek.
L IS T Y O U R F A R M W IT H
Taylor Real Estate Agency
IF Y O U W A N T T O S E L L IT .