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OF CURRENT WEEK
Brief Resume of General News
From All Around Hie Earth.
UNIVERSAL HAPPENINGS IN A NUTSHQJ
Live News Items of All Nations and
Pacific Northwest Condensed
for Our Busy Readers.
Argentine is spending ? 60,000,000 on
an irrigation system.
Swine provided 60 per cent of tho
total meat consumed In tho German
cmplro last year.
American moving picture films aro
being sold In Increasing quantities in
Franco owing to the curtailment of the
French nnd Italian film output duo to
Dr. Arthur L. Hunt, inspector of In
fantile paralysis cases for tho District
of Columbia, Is said to be in n serious
condition from Infantile paralysis with
which he has been ill for a week. He
is 39 years of age.
MUwaukeo broom manufacturers an-1
nounced an Increase In the price of '
brooms, due. It is said, to the demand
of farmers for from $200 to $220 a ton
for broom corn. Brooms are retailing !
at from 3S to 9S cents. j
Lloyds underwriters refused to in
sure California saloonraen against the
passage of the "dry" constitutional
amendments at the November election. .
This was the statement by W. B.
Brandt, of Kahn & Feder, local agents
for Lloyds. i
The admiralty announces that the
Cunard steamer Franconla, employed
for transport duty, was sunk in the ,
Mediterranean Friday by an enemy
submarine. Tho steamer had no troops
aboard. Twelve men of tho crew of
302 are missing.
No new step to end tho European
war has been taken by tho United
States, and so far as Washington of
ficials can foresee, non is likely to
bo taken in the near future, according
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LU UU UUlUUUiail.t' BlUlCilll'MI. Ul lilt;
government's position obtained in high
A great streamer of smoke, miles
long, is spreading from Lassen Peak,
which was In eruption two hours Fri
day, spitting steam and smoke from
tho northern part of the crater. The
eruption was much more pronounced
than that of Thursday. Lassen Peak
erupted May 31, 191-1, after years of
Battleships equipped with 18-Inch
guns, three inches larger than any now
afloat and two Inches larger than the
biggest guns projected for the new bat
tleships and battle cruisers to be add
ed to the American navy, aro under
construction in Great Britain, accord
ing to unofficial advices received in
Alleged conspiracy to assassinate
Theodore P. Shonts and Frank Hed
ley, president and general manager,
respectively, of the Interborough Rap
id Transit and the New York Rail
ways companies, was unearthed here.
Two men have been detained and de
tectives are said to be searching the
city for others alleged to bo Involved.
The Japanese labor question popped
up again In the California State Fed
eration of Labor convention at Eure
ka, with the result that federation of
ficers virtually assured B. Suzuki,
president of the Laborers' Friendly
Society of Japan, that a delegation of
labor leaders would be sent to Japan
to assist in organizing tho Japanese
The San Francisco Marconi Wireless
Telegraph station was In direct com
munication Friday with a Japanese
government wireless plant at Ochl
Ishl, Japan, 5800 miles away. Pre
viously Honolulu relayed wireless mes
sages between Japan and tho United
States. This, it was said, establishes
a world's record for distance In wire
less communication with Instruments
of a "COO-raeter wave length."
Nino men aro known to havo per
ished as tho result of a flro that de
stroyed tho central portion of tho main
building of Christian Brothers' College
In St. Louis. Two of tho dead were
aged members of the Christian Broth
ers' order. They wero trapped In the
Infirmary on tho fifth floor. Five
wero firemen who were carried to tho
basement from tho third floor when
a wall collapsed.
In their latest raid on Bucharest,
says tho Times' Bucharest correspond
ent, tho German aeroplanes dropped
proclamations declaring that tho city
will bo laid in ruins soon, unless Rou
mania hastens to mako a separate
Roumanian troops havo gained a
footing on tho right bank of tho Dan
ube river south of Bucharest, says
tho official statement issued by Ger
man gerreiHl headquarters concerning
tho fighting In Transylvania and Do-brurfja.
EIRST PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN
TOUR BV WOMEN IS BEGUN
Now York. Tho first women who
have, over attempted an organized cam
paign In tho Interest of national poli
tics left New York Tuesday for a
speaking tour of tho country. It was
a farewell demonstration worthy of
tho novelty nnd significance, of tho un
dertaking that tho womon's Hughes
campaign train pulled out of the
Grand Central terminal at 11 o'clock
for Its flvo weeks' transcontinental
"Right on time, too," said n woman
In tho great crowd on tho platform.
Those who had como to see tho train
off swept through tho gates In a long
and steady stream, waving their flags,
tooting their horns and singing loudly
whenovor tho band played anything
with words to It.
"It tell you women know how to do
things," went on the woman, whisper
ing vehomontly nnd near to tears.
Tho llttlo company gathered In tho
observation car and almost completely
hidden by tho flng which Dr. Knther
Ino Davis waved up and down nnd
around and around seemed n slight
German Kills American Flyer
Kiffen Y. Rockwell of Atlanta was
shot to death the other day at the Ver
dun front by a German In a Taube,
while tho American circled around In
his armored battle plane.
Rockwell is the second American
filer to bo killed In action. Three
months ago Corporal Victor Chapman
of New York, also a j mbor of the
Franco-American Corps, was killed at
Verdun in a battle with German aero
plane. Soon after being nppolnted
sergeant Rockwell saved Chnpman
during a fight with German airmen
crowd to fill tho long train on ahead,
but other women are to Join the party
on the way, to go as far as they can,
or through those parts of tho country
with which they are best acquainted,
those who left on tho Hughes' women's
Some noted women workers among
Miss Mary Antln, noted social, settle
Miss Helen Varwlck B -swell, suf
frage leader and social worker, who
was formerly in charge of welfare
work among women In tho Panama
Canal Zone under tho administration
of President Taft.
Dr. Katherlne Davis, Parolo Com
missioner of Now York.
Miss Maude E. Miner, at tho head of
probation work for glrlB In New York.
Mrs. GIfford PInchot, wlfo of the
former chief forester In tho depart
ment of agriculture and progressive
Mrs. Nelson O'Shaughncssy, wlfo of
tho former charge d'affalra for tho
United States at Mexico City.
Youngest General Dead.
Philadelphia. Galusha Pennypack
er, said to havo been tho youngest
general of the Civil War, died at a
hospital here Tuesday night. Ho was
70 years old and had been 111 two
years. General Pennypacker hud en
listed Jn tho Ninth Pennsylvania Vol
unteers at tho ago of 1C and in a little
over threo years hecamo a brigadier
general. Ho was rotalncd in the regu
lar army and in 1883 was retired with
tho brovet rank of major-general.
Unions 8eat Japanese.
Eureka, Cal. B. Suzuki, president
of tho Laborers Frlondly Society of
Japan, was seated as a fraternal dele
gato on tho floor of tho California
State Federation of Labor convention,
nftor a lively contest. Tho final voto
showed only a few negatives in tho
faco of determined opposition from tho
San Francisco delegation at tho out
set, whon a favorablo report of tho
credentials commlttoo was read.
BY IRISH LEADER
John Redmond Says People Will Resist
Conscription Most Vigorously.
CONCILIATION ONLY CAN WIN
Declares Recruiting Not Dead, But
Every Effort Must Be Toward
Calming Active Element.
Watorford, Ireland -In a noteworthy
address to his constituents here, John
lledmo d, tho Irish nationalist leader
In parliament, declared that despite
tho recent rebellion, "w'th nil Its in
evitable aftormath of brutalities, stu
pidities and Inflamed passions," home
rule for Ireland Is safa If Ireland re
Mr. Redmond also reelared that con
scription could never bo forced upon
"I cannot bring myself to believe
that, malign though tho Influences nt
work nro, the government will bo In
snno enough to challenge a conflict
with Ireland on this subject. Conscrip
tion for Ireland, far from holplng the
army mid tho war, would bo the most
fatal thing thnt could happen. It
would bo resisted In every village In
Ireland. Us attempted enforcement
would be a scandal, which would ring
around tho world. It would produce
no additional men."
Continuing, the Irish parliamentary
' The mere threat Is paralyzing ro
crultlng, which, mark you, Is not dead
as some peoplo say. Tho latest figures
Indeed show that from the dnto of tho
rising (Eustcr Sunday) until Septem
ber, 0000 recruits wero received.
"This demand for conscription Is not
a genuine military demand. It Is a
base political device put forward by
men who want to Injure nnd discredit
Ireland's political future nnd revive by
any and every means bad blood be
tween tho two countries. In tho wicked
hope that when tho war Is over tho
Ilrltlsh people may tolerato some at
tempt to repeal the homo rule net.
"The way to continue to get recruits
Is far different. Appcas tho Inflamed
feeling In Irelnnd. Withdraw martial
law, make It plain thnt tho dcfciiBO of
tho realm act will bo administered in
the sumo spirit as It is administered in
Kngland, Scotlnnd and Wales. Treat
prisoners arrested during the rising
as political prisoners. Put an end to
insults and attacks upon Ireland and
recognize generally what sho has done.
"On these lines, tho government may
succeed In recruiting, even after all
that has happened. Hut as for con
scription, In that way lies madness,
ruin and disaster."
Mr. Redmond said It was absolutely
false that he or his colleagues ever
favored a scheme providing for n per
manent division of tho undent nation.
New War Loans of Both French
and Germans Are Quickly Taken
Horlln, by Wireless to tho Associated
Press via Sayvillo, N. Y. Subscrip
tion to tho fifth war loan closed at 1
o'clock Saturday. Tho Lokal Anzclgor
says It Is expected tho total subscribed
will prove to be little, if any, lower
than the fourth, by which 10,712,000,
000 inarkn was raised.
Tho last day of receiving subscrip
tions was marked by a rush of smnll
Paris. Ilcports from Paris and tho
provinces show that tho second great
war loan promises to bo nn oven great
er success than tho first.
In Paris rain kept many away on
tho morning of tho opening day, but
In tho afternoon thoro woro long wait
ing lines outside all places where sub
scriptions wero taken. A largo num
ber of persona paid for their stock in
gold. At ono window of tho Hank of
Franco alone 300,000 francs In gold
wero paid over In two hours.
Honey Bee's 8tlng Kills.
North Yuklmn, Wash. C. F. Gilpin,
a pioneer resident of Prosser, was kill
ed by a beo sting on ono of his fingers.
Ho quickly became unconscious and
died in 30 minutes aftor tho Injury.
Mr. Gilpin was In tho yard of his homo
when ho wus attacked by an ordinary
honoy beo. Thero wan no swelling.
Almost Immediately, howovor, symp
toms of coma appeared. Decs nro do
dared to bo much moro lrrltnblo than
Swordflsh Rams Launch.
Galveston. Tho United States en
gineering launch Ncunes was rammed
by a 15-foot swordflsh while In tho
Inter-coastal canal botween Clnnoy
Creek and tho IJrazos river. A big
holo was made In tho launch below tho
water lino, but sho was kept afloat.
Tho fish was shot and hauled aboard,
tho sword measured flvo foot In length,
GERMAN SUBMARINE ACliVliY ON
INCREASE; NO WARNING GIVEN
Washington, I). I'. Much moro com
ploto information of (li-rumny's nub
tnnrluu uctlvltlo.'i which supplements
Lord Robert Cecil's statement In Lon
don wun received In dlnpntcheH from
London nrrlvliiK huru Monday, which
show Unit between Juno 1 and Sep
tember 2t no Ions thnn 02 vennoh of
nil nationalities have boun sunk hy
nubmnrluen. or thonn IB woro report
od sunk wlthuut wnrnliiK with t ho loin
of 84 liven. A total ol CO neutral von
hcIh wuro dcntroyod during tho period.
This Inter Information brings out
that tho Hubiimrlno activity bun prnetl
cully doubled during tho hint two
moutliH. During Juno, after tho de
livery of tho American nolo on tho
Sussex accepting (lormnny'n agree
inunt not to Hluk vcnsoln without prop
er safeguard to liven on board, 07 vcn
soln wero nunk of which flvo woro nou
tral and six, Including threo noutralH,
wero mink without wamitiK with tho
Iohh of 25 liven.
in July tho total mink fell off to 42,
Including nine noiitmlH and two Brit
ish sunk without wnrulng with tho
lonn of 41 liven.
In August, tho total sunk more than
doubled with tho figure of 103, Includ
ing 20 neutral vennehi. Two allied
boat wero mink without warning with
tho Iohh of three liven. Tho figures
up to September 24 show n continuing
high rato of destruction In tho mouth
with a total of 7f. vosnoln mink Includ
ing 20 ueutrntn, with flvo allied hoatn
sunk without warning with tho loan of
Wasp Sling Causes Death of
Washington Giil in 15 Minutes
Spokane. Wunh. - Minn Cora NoIhoii.
ago 21, school teai-her and a graduate
of tho Lewis and Clark High School
In tho elans of 1915. died Monday from
a wasp Htlug at her homo novon mllon
went of Medical Lake.
Tho Htlng. buck of her oar, hud an
effect Hltullar to that of n rattlonutiko
bite, tho alkali acting an a poison, ac
cording to Dr. J. Alton, of Medical
Lake, who arrived at tho Nulnon homo
20 minutes after tho girl wait ntuug
and flvo minutes after her death.
MIhh Nelson was particularly nun
ceptiblo to tho effect of wimp stings,
as, threo yearn ago sho was rendered
unconscious by one and was carried
from a field to her homo.
Tho only actual witness was Miss
Agnes Itoborts, a school teacher, who
was Just driving In at tho farm gate.
Mrs. H. J. Nolson, tho girl's mother,
was lusldo tho house. Iloth rendered
her Immedlato aid, carrying her Into
tho house where she lapsed Into un
consciousness. Sho was In rollout health, according
to Dr. Allen. Tho stlug showed no
swelling and but a slight discoloration.
Demand for Horses for Europe
Continues; Supply Seems Endless
Denver. Continued demand for
American horses by Ilritish and
French governments for uso on Euro
pean bnttlcflelds has robbed "broncho
busting" of Its glnmotir and reduced
that tlmo-houorcd Industry and fea
ture of frontier celebrations to tho
level of mere drudgery.
Hundreds of horses from all sec
tions of tho Kocky .tioiiutnlu region
are bought for European export nt tho
Denver stockyards dnlly, and many
other hundreds nro rejected. Each
ntilmal must bo mounted and ridden
as part of tho Inspection, and noted
riders from mnny Western states nro
employed In tho work. Well-known
"bustors" who huvo won chumplon
ships In tho past now aro riding nu
many as GO horses 11 day.
Tho Hiipply of "gun fodder," as tho
riders call tho homes, seemu unend
ing. Tho standard of requirements
wan lowered somewhat when receipts
began falling off, and horses are being
accoptod now that were rejected for
merly. Shipments continue, to bo
heavy, find weekly purchases often
run Into tho thousands.
Meatless Day Advised.
London. Ono mentless day a week
for all not engaged In heavy manual
labor Is tho chief recommendation for
tho regulation of food prices in nil o by
tho board of trado committee which
has been investigating tho Incrcnso In
tho cost of living. Tho committee also
recommended tho opening of rnent
shops In districts whero rotnllcrs nro
obtaining cxccsslvo profits. A third
step advised In tho revision of pay
rolls. Danish Houses In Accord.
Copenhagen, via London. Iloth
houses of tho Danish purllaomnt have
passed tho bill providing for a plebis
cite on tho salo of tho Danish West
Indies to tho United States, It Is bo
lloved tho mntter will bo settled hy tho
end of November. Tho plehlsclto also
will Include tho Karoo Island, hut not
Iceland and Qreonlnnd.
Steamer Dear Total Loss.
Eureka, Cal. Hopo of salvaging tho
Jl.000,000 steamer Hear virtually van
ished Sunday when grent sens toro a
hole In her sldo. Efforts to float tho
Iloar havo boon continuous over sinco
sho plied up on Soger Loaf rock, tho
night of Juno 14, whon flvo of hor pas
sengers woro drowned.
PALLS TO BRITISH
Glare from Burning Zeppelin lights Up
Suburbs of London.
CROWDS CHEER FALLING ENEMY
Fourth German Aerial Destroyer Is
Burned Within MonthBritish
Defense Much Improved.
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CASUALTIES IN THE PRE.
VIOUS ZEPPELIN MAIDS
Attacks on London.
1915 Killed. W'nd'd.
Juno 1 ... 4 3
September S ... 20 80
October 13 65 114
September 2-3 ..2 13
September 23 .... 28 9U
Totals tOU 31G
Attacks Elsewhere In Britain
1916 Killed. W'ndM.
January 10 07 119
Juno 1G .... .. .. Hi 40
August 9 It 14
AilgUBt 13 0 23
August 17 10 30
January 31 54 07
March 5 12 33
Mar. 31, Apr. 1-2 CU 117
August 24 8 30
September 23 .... 2 11
fr Totnhi 25K 490
London, Another Zeppelin raid
against Loudon and the east coast of
Kngland wan In progress Sunday. An
airship Is reported to have been
brought down In flames north of Lou
don, according to tho official state
moot Issued shortly after mlduigliL
Tho statement reads:
"A number of hostile airships cross
ed tho east coast between 5 o'clock
and inldnlghL A few bombs wero
dropped near tho coast, but no dam
age Is yet reported.
"An airship Is reported brought
down In flames north of Iondon."
(Ireat crowds clioored tho spoctacln
of tho burning Zeppelin an It fell In
tho London district. Tho great flaro
from tho burning aircraft was vlslblo
for a long distance.
Destruction of a Zeppelin Sunday
night by tho Hrltlslt made n total of
four within a month. One was brought
down tho night of September 3 In tho
outskirts of Loudon and two more on
tho night of September 23. Ono of
the Zeppelins on tho latter dnto net
tled to earth so gontly Hint her crow
wero able to escape. Tho command
ing officer and her crew of 22 men
surrendered to police constables and
are still In custody,
Tho other crown wero killed and,
with few exceptions, tho bodies woro
Success in bringing down tho mid
cm In each Instance was attained vir
tually in tho outskirts of London ami
Indicates systematic and favorable
strengthening of tho defenses of tho
city against air raids. It has boon as
serted by tho Ilrltlsh war office that
no Zeppelin has been able to Inflict
damage of military consequence with
in tho limits of London In recent
Amsterdam, via Loudon. Tho mili
tary critic of tho Frankfurter Zoltung
says conditions for Zeppelin attacks
on Kngland nro much moro difficult
than oven u year ago. Tho Hrltlflh, ho
says, have had time to carry their do
fonso measures to tho highest perfec
tion. Japanese 8hlp $1,000,000.
finn Francisco. A million dollnrs In
gold woro driven through San Francis
co Sunday night In two express wag
ons, nnd pedestrians hurrying through
the rain know nothing of It. Tho gold
roprosontn part of tho savings of tho
Japanese of California, and In on
routo to Jnpan from tho Yokolmnia
Spcclo Hank of this city. Tho troasuro
Is coutnlnod In 2Q boxen nnd was put
nboard a train for Scnttlo, to bo trans
ferred to a Japancso liner.
Motor Ship Lino Planned.
Ban Francisco. A motor ship lino
botwoon San Francisco and Norway
in to bo Inaugurated next month by
tho Norwegian Paclflo lino, n Scan
dinavian concern, It wns announced
horo. Tho Ilaynrd, n motor ship now
on routo from Chrlstlnnln to Hoston,
which Is duo horo Into In October, will
bo tho first of tho now lino to call,
Freight Backs Into Slrootcar; 10 Dlo.
Dotrolt. Ton persons woro klllod
nnd moro than 25 Injured, sovornl
probably fatally, Jato Sunday night,
wlionn switch onglno pushing two
freight cars crnBhod Into n crowdoil
street car on tho Hast Sldo. Thoro
woro moro than 00 porsons In tho
street car, many of thorn returning
from tho Uioatora.