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V E R A C R U Z PR IC ES SOAR
Euston May Open Army food Market
to Restore Normal Costs
While Earl Keller and Alfred Gillette
were out hunting last Sunday in the
Beagle district the former was accident
ali shot in the muscles below the knee
o f the right leg and though the bone
was uninjured the flesh was terribly Events Occuring Ihroughout the State
torn and mangled by the charge o f shot
During the Past Week
and Mr. Keller will be laid up for a
long time with the wound.
Little On-t Has Miraculous Escape.
In telling o f the accident Mr. Gillette
Portland.—When a seven-passenger
says he is unable to understand just
how the gun happened to be discharged automobile driven by Mrs. William E.
as he does not remember having his Frazier became stalled while crossing
finger on the trigger. He stood a few the railroad before an approaching
back of Keller who was trying to get a train at Clackamas, near here, Mrs.
shot at a digger squirrel with the rifle Efuzier, who was driving, and four
he carried. Mr. Gillette stood holding ; Passengers leaped out, leaving three
the shotgun in a natural position with year-old Lois Frazier alone in the ton
his left hand grasping the b arrel. with neau.
The locomotive struck the automo
muzzle pointing toward the ground.
With his right hand he held the stock bile and smashed it to kindling wood,
when suddenly the gun was discharged parts being hurled 50 feet. When the
and the shot tore through K eller’s leg. train was halted a quarter of a mile
Help was secured and a physician farther on, little Lois was found on
summoned who dressed the wound and > the engine pilot clinging to the rods.
Monday morning had the patient re- Her right leg was broken, but this
moved to the Medford hospital where was her only injury.
ORDER TO BLOCKADE
A n d New Plaids
The Old Reliable,
OREGON NEWS OF
Earl Keller Accidently Shot in Lea
Vera Cruz.— Brigadier-General Fun-
■ton announced that he contemplated
South American Meeiators
appointing a commission of Mexican
residents and American army officers
Niagara Palls, Ont.— The United to Investigate the increased cost of
States government, through Justice living in Vera Cruz since the occupa
Lamar and Frederick W. Lehmann, tion.
Complaints have reached the gen
presented to the thi4e South Am eri
can mediators a complete plan for the eral that wholesale dealers and im
porters have been squeezing the retail
pacification of Mexico.
It is the same in principle as that dealers and hotelkeepers. Several im
presented by the mediators and al porters are known to have considera
ready agreed to by the Huerta gov ble stocks on hand, but they are forc
ernment. It contemplates establish ing up the prices.
It is said General Funston may seek
ment, at the earliest date practicable,
of a new provisional government in permission to sell army subsistence
Mexico City, which would conduct to restore normal prices.
general elections for a permanent gov
Deputies Guard John D.
Tarrytown, N. Y.— To guard against
No other internal questions are in
cluded in the peace plan, as recom molestation of John D. Rockefeller
mendations and suggestions with ref and his son at Pocantico Hills,
erence to agrarian and educational re thought to be possible due to strike he is getting along as well as could be
forms are phrased in such a way as developments in Colorado, 16 deputies expected.
Keller has been employed at the
to constitute advice rather than dicta from the White Plains county jail
were placed on the Rockefeller estate. Modoc Orchards and is married.
The plan includes provisions for
general amnesty, the payment of
WILL S E L E C T S U F F R A G E BILL
claims, the withdrawal of the Ameri
Meeting Called to Concentrate Sup
can forces from Vera Cruz and kin
port for Measure Before Congress.
dred subjects which would develop
Washington.— In an effort to con
when General Huerta retired and a
centrate support for a suffrage meas
new provisional government was in
Washington.— General Huerta later ure In congress, suffrage leaders Is
suspended the order to blockade Tam sued a call for a meeting of all lead
Indictments Found Against Plumbers. pico against the delivery of ammuni ers In the movement In the United
Des Moines.— Indictments were re tion by the steamer Antilla to the States at O. H. P. Belmont's Newport
turned against 36 officials and mem constitutionalists and averted a new home, Marble House, July 3.
Tw o bills, one by Senator Shafroth
bers of the National Association of crisis between the United States and
Master Plumbers and officials of state the Huerta government, which had and the other by Senator Bristow, are
organizations in Illinois, Wisconsin, threatened mediation of Mexican af before congress. The suffrage lead
ers are divided as to which measure
Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Neb fairs.
Although the Washington officials 1 b better, but they hope to settle all
raska and Iowa by the federal grand
The indictments charge con expressed satisfaction over Huerta’s difficulties at the meeting. Suffrage
spiracy in restraint of trade in viola action, it was persistently suggested workers from nearly all states, and
tion of the Sherman anti-trust law. outside of official circles that the representatives of the congressional
It is specifically alleged that the Na blockade had been suspended only union and the national American wo
tional Association of Master Plumbers conditionally as a result of confer man suffrage association will partici
has been operating in violation of law ences between the South American pate.
mediators and the Mexican and Amer
ever since its organization in 1884.
Metcalfe to Make Race.
ican delegates at Niagara Falls, and
Omaha.— Richard L. Matcalfe, vice-
that the Antilla's cargo of arms might
10,000 Workmen Strike.
chairman of the committee to arrange
Pittsburg.— Ten thousand workmen not be delivered at Tampico at this
the formal opening of the Panama
employed by the Westinghouse inter
canal, has decided to accept the peti-
ests in the plant of the Westinghouse
Washington.—A new crisis in the tion filed in his behalf for the demo
Electric & Manufacturing company,
Mexican situation was brought about cratic nomination for governor of the
the Westinghouse Machine company
by President Huerta ordering gun state of Nebraska.
and the Pittsburg Meter company,
boats to blockade the port of Tampico
and to seize a cargo of ammunition
Tw o Oregon items included In the
Efforts will be made through the en route there for rebels aboard the
sundry civil bill which will be report
Oregon delegation in congress by the Antilla, from New York, flying the
ed to the senate are $100,000 for Cra
Portland chamber of commerce to se Cuban flag. Huerta notified the pow
ter Lake and $15,000 for the improve
cure an amendment to the homestead ers of his Intention to blockade the ment of the Clackamas salmon hatch
act which will reduce the amount of port and that he proposed to seize ery.
clearing necessary on the part of the the cargo consigned to the belliger
Professor V. I. Safro, assistant in
settler on a homestead in the coast ents against his sovereignty as con the entomological department of the
counties of Oregon.
traband of war.
Oregon agricultural college has ten
Determined to win for Portland the
tatively accepted a position as ento
1915 national convention of the Amer
Church Music Denounced.
mologist at the college extension sta
ican Osteopathic association, members
Bloomington, Ind. — Pipe organs, tion in Montevideo, South America.
of the Oregon association will con pianos and kindred musical instru
The secretary of the Interior has
vene Friday and Saturday.
Osteo ments have no place In a church, ac
awarded to W. E. Mason, of Klamath
paths from all over the state will be
cording to a report adopted by the Falls, the contract for the construc
in attendance and the Portland con
synod of the Reformed Presbyterian tion of the Lost River diversion chan
tingent has arranged its affairs to be
church of the United States and Can nel of the Klamath irrigation project,
present at all the sessions.
ada, at its meeting here.
at a cost of $19,922.
United States Draft Presented
Official's Removal Asked.
Salem.— Charging that O. C. Gibbs,
district attorney, is not enforcing the
laws regulating the sale of intoxicat
ing liquor, D. W. Thomas, a saloon
owner of New Pine Creek has asked
Governor West to remove the official
and appoint another man. Governor
West has asked the officials of the
county and the state pharmacy board
to make an investigation of the charge
made by Thomas that a druggist of
New Pine Creek has been selling li
quor without a license.
Red Ochre Bed Found.
Sherwood— Discovery of a red ochre
bed is reported on the farm of P. C.
Knecht, three and a half miles south
and west of Sherwood. Mr. Knecht
has 220 acres, and about 20 acres are
believed to be henvtly underlaid with
the valuable paint component.
that the bed starts about 16 Inches
from the surface and gets better as it
goes down, eight feet already having
been explored. Tests have been made,
with the result that chemists say It Is
of extra fine quality.
Hood River Cherries Sold.
Hood River.—A. W. Stone, manager
of the Apple Growers’ association, an
nounces that the entire crop of Royal
Aline cherries of the valley had been
sold for 5 cents a pound f. o. b. Hood
River. The lruit will be preserved
and canned at The Dalles. The cher
ries will be hauled by the growers to
the association warehouses in apple
Will co-uperate with you on any
proposition for the betterment
o f Central Point ami its vicinity
V olume N ine
NEW S fR U M NATIONAL CAPITAL
Administration Trust Program Bills
Passed. Are Now Up to Senate
N umber 7
Miss Marguerite Holmes and Vernon
o. Brophey were married Saturday,
June6, in Roseburg near which place
Miss Holmes has been teaching during
the past school term. The bride is the
accomplished daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
J. B. Holmes o f this city and thegrootn
is the son o f N. D. Brophy o f Medford.
He was part owner o f the Union Livery
barn which burned at Medford a few
Both of the young people have a large
circle of friends who will wish them
unbounded success and happiness in
the years to come. They will be at
home in Talent after July 1.
Washington.— All three bills on the
administration trust legislation pro
gramme passed the house and were
sent to the senate for action.
Opposition melted when the final
test came, and the voting went
through quickly. The Covington in
terstate trade commission bill was
passed without a record vote; the
; Clayton omnibus anti trust measure
received 276 votes to 54 against it,
and the vote on the Rayburn railroad
I capitalization bill was 352 to 12.
I The Covington trade commission
bill would create a commission with
Miss Lillian Marshall and Virgil Rocco
broad inquisitorial powers over cor were married Wednesday at the home
porations engaged in interstate com o f the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Martin Marshall, in this city.
weeding was a quiet one with only the
Senate May Segregate Bills.
immediate relatives o f the contracting
The Benate Interstate commerce parties present.
committee voted to report out only
The bride is one o f the well known
i the trade commission measure of the and popular young ladies o f Central
trust bills. The action was construed Point while the groom is a prosperous
by many as an indication of limita young dairyman o f Eumclaw, Washing
tion of the administration’s pro ton. The young couple left immediate
gramme at the present session of con ly for their home in Washington. They
have the best wishes o f a large circle
There was no record vote. In a gen o f friends.
eral discussion some senators opposed
the motion and others declared them
selves opposed to the bill at the pres
ent time. Chairman Newlauds said
the committee later might take up
supplemental legislation and Issued
"Th e committee determined to seg
London.— Suffragettes, for the first
regate the trade commission trom the time,
supplemental legislation and author churches and created scenes by at
ized me to present an amendment in tempting to harangue the congrega
the nature of a substitute for my orig tions. Worship was disturbed in both
inal bill for a trade commission. The Westminster
committee concluded to name the Church of the Oratory, Brompton.
trade commission the federal trade
Father Bernard Vaughan had just
commission, instead of the interstate taken his place in the pulpit in West
trade commission, in order to clearly minster cathedral at the evening serv
distinguish it from the interstate com ice when a woman, well-dressd and
apparently of refinement, rushed up
States Secondary in Rate Question.
A long step toward placing railroads
under "one master instead of many”
was taken by the supreme court In
upholding the power of the interstate
commerce commission to strike down
state rates that discriminate against
The case arose out of complaint by
Shreveport, La., merchants that the
Texas railroad commission had shut
them out of all Texas business by
compelling the railroads to reduce
Texas state rates far below what the
interstate commerce commission al
lowed the railroads running from
Shreveport to Texas cities to charge.
The court decided that congress
had power to control
charges over an Interstate carrier to
the extent necessary to prevent Inju
rious discriminations against Inter
state traffic und held thut congress
had conferred this power upon the
interstate commerce commission.
the steps Into another pulpit, and,
waving her arms, shouted: "In the
presence of the blessed sacrament I
protest against the forcible feeding
A band of militants interrupted the
midday mass in the Church of the
Oratory by chanting: “ God save Em-
maltne Pankhurat and all our noble
prisoners; open the eyes of this
church and of the priests to put an
end to the torture; in the name of
the blessed Joan of Arc, hear them
in their hour of need.”
The growing hostility on the part
o f the public was shown by assaults
Sunday on several open-air meetings.
Speakers were mobbed, stands were
torn down and two men were saved
by the police from duckings or heat
Hopmen Join War on Drys.
Aurora.— At a meeting at Aurora
the growers of that district Joined
hands with the Hopgrowers’ and Deal
ers’ association of Oregon In its fight
The department of commerce has
against prohibition. About 250 per
notified Senator Chamberlain thut it
sons attended the meeting, and it was
has requested the treusury department
the consensus of opinion that state
to detail a revenue cutter to patrol
wide prohibition would put an end to Greatest Wheat Crop E v e r In 8lght. the course of the regatta at Astoria,
the hop industry of Oregon.
j Nine hundred million bushels of July 2 and 3.
State Forester Elliott announces
wheat, almost a half of Che average
W O U LD ABOL ISH O F F I C E S of the world’H wheat production, and that be will appoint at once about 350
P. George of Salem Submits Copy a new record for the Unite«! States, la road supervisors and about 100 other
of Initiative Bill.
l the prospective total yield of the persons fire wardens to work In dis
Salem.— A copy of an Initiative bill farms of the country this year, the tricts which are not patroled by regu
for the abolishment of the desert land department of agriculture announced lar wardens.
The Grants Pass commercial club
board and of the office of one of the In its June crop report.
asked for advice on how to pro
state water commissioners, for the
The enormous crop will be 137,000,- ,
reduction of the salary of the state 000 bushels more than ever was grown ceed In case the lands In the Oregou
engineer, his office to be filled by I before In the United States In any A California grant suits revert to the
government. The persons Interested
appointment by the state land board, one year.
besides a number of other changes,
There also will be large yields of are appealed to.
was submitted to the secretary of oats and hurley, probably second in
Notice of Dissolution of I’drlnership
state by VV. P. George of Salem for size In the history of the nation.
approval as to form. The measure,
To whom it may ernrern:
National Capital Brevities.
which covers the recommendations
Notice is hereby given that the firm
President Wilson requests that, for o f Farra & DeVore was dissolved on
made by Governor West, Is being ini
sentimental reasons, the Lincoln mem the Sixth day o f March, 1914, when
tiated by Mr. George.
Governor West declares that the orial highway pass through Washing Fred D. Farra withdrew from the busi
measure, if enacted into law, will cut ton.
ness leaviug same in the hands o f J. U.
Few senators expect debate on the DeVore who will collect all accounts
the expenses of the desert land board,
state water board, and the state en trade 'commission bill to end In less and be responsible for all bills contract
gineer’s office in half. Appropriations i than two months. At present the pros- ed from that date. Signed,
for these departments by the last leg- pects for adjournment before the mid-
— Fred I). Farra.
Islature amounted to 110,000 for the die of August, or even later, are not
A party was given Tuesday evening
desert land board, $40,000 for the state bright.
There are Indications that the in by Miss Laura McDowell in honor of
water board and $14.1,800 for the state
engineer's office. The appropriations quiry into the affairs of the New York, the boys o f the Oregon National Guards
for the state engineer Include the $60,- New Haven & Hartford railroad by who leave today for Fort Stevens for
000 for the water power surveys, $15,- the Interstate commerce commission g ten days sojourn o f resl soldier camp
11/#. A very delightful evening was
000 for Celilo Investigation and $45,- will be completed this week.
President Wilson went through the sp»-nt in playing games, music ami
000 for topographic and hydrographic
evidence on which the Indianapolis fori ns o f socisl amusement. An elabor-
dynamiters were convicted A million ate I unch was one o f the feature« o f
Desplte threatening weather condi laboring men have petitioned him to the evening.
Thoee present were:
tions the crowds at the Lebanon extend executive clemency.
1 MisseM Laura McDowell, Martha Ramey
strawberry festival were greater on
Narratives of the bravery of enlist- Bertha Welch, Fern Abbott, Rose
the closing day than on the first day. ed men of the navy and marine corps Neale, Bessie Randall, Clara
Auto parades were better than ever during the fighting at Vera Crux on j Dorris Cowley, and Mildred Hawk.
April 21 and 22 were Included In Rear- Messm. Ren Ramey, Alvin Williams,
Misses Mary and Eleanor B. Bloom
Admiral Fletcher’s report of the Mexi Jesse Ingram, Bob Winningham, Hugo
field, daughters of Sir Arthur Bloom
can port s seizure, made public by Lang«:, J im Ross, and Lowell Grim.
field. managed to get Inside of the the navy department.
Royal Palace, London, and offer up
Two measures are to be pressed as
Through the courtesy of Dr. E. Davis
a plea for woman suffrage to the king.
quickly as the appropriation bill Is we have a le tter from the secretary of
They were ejected.
out of the way. They are the Moon the (»rants P. >»• Commercial club g iv
Automobiles may be bought for an
postoffice bill, providing for railway ing full inform ation regarding the pro
average of $500 each and the upkeep
mail pay readjustments and opening posed trip to the Oregon caves next
will be about $10 a month, within the
up the assistant postmast erahlps Monday. The I. ttter is so long and was
next ten yeers, according to Dr. C. P.
throughout the country to competitive received so near our time o f going to
8tefnmeltz, In a statement at the Na
examinations, and the general dam Prexs that we are unable to publish it
tional Electric Light association, Phil
bill, which is before the bouse for but any one plan ning on making the
action on a moment's neUca.
trip can see the let ter at this office.