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T IL L A M O O K
ARSENAL FIRE LOSS LARGE
Two Warehouses at St. Louis Burn —
Enemy Alien in Custody.
American Coasting Ships At
tacked Off Jersey Coast.
Destroyers, Airplanes and Dirigibles
Flock to Scene From Maine to
Florida— Convoyed Ves
sels Are Avoided.
St. Louis— Warehouses Nos. 23 and
24 at the United States prsenal here
were destroyed by tire saortly before
midnight Saturday with a 'oss o f army
equipment stored there estimated by
the police at more than $3,000,000.
Numerous other warehouses wet«
threatened by the tire, and the riames
threatened more than $6,000,000 worth
o f army supplies within the large de
A report was current that the origin
o f the tire was incendiary anil sub
stance was given to this belief by the
taking into custody by the police o f an
Austrian enemy alien, who was cap
tured within the stockade shortly after
an explosion was heard, which is be
lieved to have started the fire.
An explosion is said to have par
tially wrecked one o f the warehouses.
Details o f the conflagration's extent
or cause are meager, as military au
thorities immediately took charge and,
throwing a heavy guard o f soldiers
around the enclosure, refused to admit
only the fire fighting units.
Officers o f the quartermaster's de
partment said that more than 15,000,-
000 yards o f khaki-cloth for army uni
forms, valued at more than $3,000,000
Fifteen thousand soldiers’ service
hats were also lost.
Washington, D. C. — Ten American
vessels were known Tuesday to have
been sunk by German submarines off
the North Atlantic Coast since May 25.
The largest to fall prey to the raid- !
ers, which are seeking to prevent the
sailing o f transports with troops for
the battlefields o f France, was the
New York and Porto Rico liner Caro- I
lina, o f 8000 tons, which was attacked
Sunday night about 125 miles south Liberty o f Country is Lost and Sub'
east o f Sandy Hook.
jugation o f Dual Monarchy Made
The fate o f ner 220 passengers and
Complete by Kaiser. .
crew o f 130, who took to the boats
when shells began to fall about the
Washington, D. C. — Complete sub
vessel, was unknown late Tuesday
night, but there was hope they had jugation o f Austria-Hungary to Ger
been picked up by some passing ship man domination and the elimination o f
or would reach shore safely in th e ' any hope for even semi-independence
that may have been entertained by the
N ot a life was lost in the sinkings, Czechs, Jugo-Slavs and other anti-
German elements in the dual monarchy
according to the late reports.
Besides the Carolina, the known vic is seen here as the certain result o f
tims o f the U-boats are the A lan tic the new military treaty between Ger
Refining company’s tanker Herbert L. many and Austria-Hungary.
The State department has just re
Pratt, the steamship Winneconne, of
1800 tons, and six schooners, the larg ceived through its own sources what is
est o f which is the Hauppaugue, a new believed to be the text o f this remark
ship o f 1000 tons, and the Edward H. able document, and it is sait! to con
Cole. The crews o f these eight ves firm the general statements o f its pro
sels have been landed at Atlantic ports. visions already announced in the press.
Among other things it shows that i f
The steamer Texel was sunk by a
German submarine Sunday afternoon there ever was a common ground upon
60 miles off the coast. The crew o f 36 which the United States might have
discussed peace with Austria, it has
men landed at an Atlantic port.
Reports brought ashore by the sur disappeared along with what liberty of
vivors indicated that the Winneconne action had been left to the dual mon
and nearly all the schooners were sunk archy by her ally.
In this treaty, as officials here in
by the same U-boat which had been
lurking in the path o f shipping off the terpret it, Austria-Hungary surrenders
New Jersey coast and the Delaware to Germany not only for the present,
but for the future as well, the com
capes since last month.
The stories told by the skippers o f plete control o f her military establish
the schooners indicated that the com ment, in time o f peace as well as in
mander o f the submersibles was unus war.
This carries with it the right to or
ually humane for a German submarine
ganize the Austrian army even to its
In no instance, so far as is known, personnel, which means that the Ger
was a lifeboat shelled, and in all cases mans w ill hold to military service, un
reported the crews were given oppor der her own commanders, i f necessary,
tunity to escape or were taken aboard every fit Slav, Czech, Italian, Pole and
the submarine, where some o f them Roumanian comprising the population
were kept prisoners for eight days be o f the Austro-Hungarian empire. It
fore they were turned adrift to be follows that there can be no political
independence o f the people.
picked up by a passing vessel.
Secretary Lansing recently formally
Germany at last has brought her
submarine warfare to the shores o f the declared that the nationalistic aspira
United States, apparently in a forlorn tions o f the Czecho-Slovaks and the
hope o f striking telling blows on this Jugo-Slavs for freedom have the ear
side o f the Atlantic and o f drawing nest sympathy o f the American gov
home some o f the American naval ernment. This message has gone to
forces from the war zones, where the the ambitious, oppressed races as a
U-boat menace is being slowly but further assurance o f the purpose o f the
United States to enter into no peace
surely strangled to death.
treaty with their oppressors that does
New York— Scores o f United States not concede their right to separate na
warships are ranging the waters off tional existence.
the North Atlantic coast in search o f
German Towns in Terror.
the German submarines which made
Washington, D. C .- Allied air raids
their long-expected attack on Am er
ican shipping in home waters late on German towns are demoralizing the
German people. Advices to the State
W hile the details o f naval opera department Monday said that the effect
tions were withheld, it is known that upon the populations o f cities bombed
destroyers, fleets o f submarine chasers was far greater than heretofore re
and other vessels are flashing their j ported.
searchlights over the waters along the
Paris— Paris was again unuer fire
coast and far out at sea from Maine to
Sunday. The bombardment by long-
airplanes range guns was’ resumed Sunday morn
arose like flocks o f huge birds from ing.
every naval station along the Atlantic
Ship Employes Get Raise.
coast when the warning was flashed to
Washington, D. C.— Flat increases
them, and soon were scouting over the
waters where it was believed subma o f $20 a month to all chief stewards
rines would be most likely to be lurk and chief cooks and $15 a month to all
ing. Foreign aviators and American other members o f the steward’s de
students as well ai the regular Am eri partment on Atlantic and Gulf vesjels
can flyers eagerly volunteered for serv- ■ were announced Monday by the ship
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A plea that Major General Leonard
Wood be permitted to go to France
was made in the house Thursday by
Representative McKenzie, o f Illinois,
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Four persons are known to be killed
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and at least 20 injured when Illinois
Central passenger train No. 11, west
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bound, was wrecked near Aplington.
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of Tillamook Countv, Oregon.
Two hundred thousand men o f draft
age, who, because o f minor defects,
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over the country for limited service,
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are to be employed in producing or
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German airmen Wednesday night
deliberately dropped bombs on hospi
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tals in which there were scores o f
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American and hundreds o f French sick
and wounded. The hospital is in a j
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town many miles in the rear of the
Returns and Reports.
Sir Gilbert Parker, the author, has !
resigned his seat in parliament. It is
understood that Sir W illiam W eir, !
secretary of state foi the air forces,
w ill be the government candidate at a
by-election in the Gravesend district
to fill the vacancy.
B. A. Felver, organizer for the Non
partisan League, was nearly hanged
at Clarks, Neb., by a mob, but saved
himself by giving up his list o f mem-
bers, all his literature, and promising
to give his automobile to the Red
Cross and to enlist in the army.
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The grip-like epidemic in Spain con- 1
tinues to spread.
There are 120,000 TIL L A M O O K C IT Y .
victims in Madrid. King Alfonso is
still in bed with the malady, but his
condition is not dangerous. The popu
lation believes the disease was brought
to Spain by German submarines.
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Francis S. Nash, a medical director
o f the navy, and his w ife were indict- i
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ed by a grand jury in Washington, D.
C. , Thursday on a charge o f hoarding TILLA M O O K .
foodstuffs. Investigators found among
other foodstuffs more than a ton and a
half o f sugar stored in the Nash home.
Twenty-two thousand men o f the
army, engaged in the spruce forests o f
Oregon and Washington, have been
the control o f
the chief signal officer at Washington,
D. C., to the Western department o f
the army according to orders received
at headquarters at San Francisco.
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signs o f the reserve force received
their certificates after having com
pleted a course o f 15 weeks o f inten
sive training at the naval academy at
A new class o f reserve
officers consisting o f 700 members w i l l 1
be formed at Annapolis on June 11.
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Grace Lusk was found guilty at
Waukesha, Wis., Thursday, o f second
degree murder for the killing o f Mrs.
Mary Newman Roberts.
verdict was delivered Miss Lusk at
tempted to choke D. S. Tullar, acting
district attorney, but was overpowered
and led screaming from the courtroom.
Provost Marshal General Crowder
has notified draft subjects away from
home that they must register with the
local board in whose jurisdiction they
are sufficiently in advance o f June 5 to
enable the boards to send their certifi
cates to their home boards. Registra
tion is completed at the office o f the
The Mexican govemmen has notified
American mining companies operating
in Mexico o f its intention to double
the amount o f bullion they are re
quired to reimport against the ore ex
ported. Under the present arrange
ment the companies send back into
Mexico in bullion 2o per cent o f the
value o f gold and silver contained in
the ores they ship.
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excellent bargains. Money is made dairying in Tillamook
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