Daily capital journal. (Salem, Or.) 1903-1919, November 03, 1916, Image 1

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Austrian Defenses Pulver
: and Dazed Soldiers
Captured -
French Now Have All the
Forts Captured by Germans
at Verdun
By John H. Hearley
(United i'ress stuff correspondent)
Koine, Nov. 3. Consecutive waves
of Italian infantry are crashing against
tlie Austrian lines south of iioriu in
one of the most powerful blows struck
by Cicneral t mlorna siuee Italy entered
the war.
Following up their successes south
east of Goritz, the Italians have occu
pied a mile of the Goritss-Vogersko rail
way and are battling on the heights
near Kempcrlisco.
It was in this region that the major
ity of the 4,371 prisoners reported in
Yesterday's ofiieiul statement were
Further south tho Italian center
liroke through the Austrian lines for an
advance of nearly a miles east of Op
p&cchiasella. The artillery attack on
the enemy's lines reached its greatest
viilence in this region. The Austrian
defenses wero pulverized and attacking;
infantry rounded up groups of dazed
enemy soldiers.
The battle is extending southward
to the Adriatic. The Italians are at
tacking Austrian lines northwest of
Huino, an important railway point call
ed by some military writers the key to
Trieste. '""
The opinion prevails here that Gener
al Cadorna is preparing to strike a
leath blow.
An unconfirmed report reached Rome
today that Duino had been captured by
the Italians.
Germans Lost Ground
Berlin, via wireless to Sayville, I..
J., Nov. 3. Germans lost ground in the
village of Sailly on the Somme front
yesterday, but repulsed hostile attacks
elsewhere in ' the western theatre of
war, it was officially announced today.
"The fighting In the western war
theatre was generally within moderate
Uiinits." said the official statement.
"There were isolated actions in the
fcomme district ami strong artillery
fire. The houses of Sailly that were
captured by us were lost again yester-
. day morning in hand to hand fighting.
A hostile advance east of Guedecourt
and against the northern part of the
.S:. Pierre Vaast wood failed.
"Tho French fire against Fort Vau
decreased toward evening.
"In tno eastern theatre of war,
Prince Leopold's front, the Kussians
Buffered exceptionally severe losses dur
ing fruitless attempts, repeated seven
times to recapture the positions storm
ed by us on October 30 west of Folv
Krasnnlosie, on the left bank of the
Civil War In Greece
London, Nov. 3. A pitched battle
between Greek royalistB and revolution
fry troops is imminent unless the al
lied forces at Salonika intervene im
mediately. A. Greek -force, estimated at four
thousand men was thirty miles south of
Knterina when the Ve'nizelist soldiers
drew the royalist garrison out of the
own. Athens dispatches reported to
iy that King t'onstnntine hail ordered
(Continued ou page three.)
Miss Fawn I.inpincut will not enter '
politics, as she has no saddle hoss. No
natter who's elected, Indianny is bound
t' finish in second nlien.
Los Angeles May Build
$100000 Barracks
I.os Angelos, Cal., Nov. 3. Plans
were announced today for the construc
tion of a $100,000 barracks here by
the non-commissioned officers volunteer
league of America, where I.os Angeles
citizens will bo trained for lion-eom-missioned
officers duty in time of wnr.
Citizen officers will live at the bar
racks for a certain pcrfod, paying a
nominal fee for room and board. The
barracks will be equipped with gym
nasium, riflo range, drill floor and class
rooms, where tactics may be studied.
When a student returns from his
day's work he dons his uniform at the
barracks and is a soldier until taps.
Federal Reserve Banking Law
Sends Money to Country
Wnshingtpn, Nov. 3. The resources
of the nntionnl banks of the I'nited
States have pnsscd their own highest
mark again boosting the previous high
record of May 1 by $210,00(,000. Ke
ports to the comptroller of the treasury
in response to the last bank cull, show
that resources September 12 totnled
This is an increase of $4S5,000,000 ov
er the June 30 report and of $2,144,
000,000 over the September, 1915 report.
Total deposits were $1 1,302,000,000
which is $227,000,000 more than ever
shown before. It is more than $2,000,
000,000 above the total a year ago.
Indicating distribution of this money
throughout the country, the comptrol
ler's officers said today the deposits in
the Chicago Centrul Reserve batiks show
a reduction of $218,000,000 while' in
branch reserve cities there is an in
crease of SlSl.OOO.OOOjnnd in the couu
try banks art increase of $204,000,000. .
The fact proves the "healthy, pro
gressive effect of the federal reserve act
in decentralizing and distributing the
money of the country;' said the .report.
Train load of Rooters with
Band Starts from Seat
tle Today
Eugene. Ore., Nov. 3 Gil Dobio's un
defeated University of Washington elev
en landed iu Eugene today and begau
girding up Its loins for the big game
with Oregon tomorrow.
Light signul practice on a sloppy
field was all Dobie attempted. The
weather was dark and rainy. All of
which looks good for Washington, as it
slows up the game and the Seattle hea
vyweight will have a chauce to make
their avoirdupois count for yardage.
Washington was given a regular poli
tical reception wheu it arrived. The
boys found a string of automobiles wait
ing to carry them to the campus, and de
trained amid cheers and honks.
Manager Young nppeured with Wash
ington, and immediately sought a con
fab with Graduate Manager Tiffany of
Oregon. It was understood that Young
er was armed with documentary evi
dence against Johnny I'arsons the
speedy Oregon back and ugainst two
other Oregon players. Among other
allegations, playing under assumed
names and professionalism are said to
bo chtarged. All the claims are flatly
denied by the Oregon faculty athletic
Final licks were put on the grand
stands and bleachers today. With tem
porary seating arrangements, ten thou
sand spectators can be accomodated.
Oregon Tavorite in Betting.
Seattle, Wash., Nov. 3. More than
200 University of Washington football
rooters, accompanied by a 23-pieee band
fill depart from here on a special train
tonight at 10:45, headed for Euuene
and Saturday's big gridiron encounter
between the Universities of Washine-
I ton and Oregon.
Jot in many years, if ever, has such
an interest beeu tuken in the football
encounter between the two most bitter
rivals iu the Pacific Coast conference.
In betting circles today Oregon money
was plentiful while Washington bettors
were a little backward about hanging
up big bets on the wearers of the pur
ple and gold. Several bets for large
sums were made at even money, how-
lever, it was reported.
The scene at the I uiou depot tonight
will be a somewhat more joyous one
than that of vesterdav when Gil Dobie
I and his football warriors slumped aboard
(the train with abont as many comical
capers as marks a funeral in the rain.
"We haven t a chance to win," was
Dome's last Teranrk, bufBezdek says
tll m h,,,K r-ugeue- Jt looks like
the tw qd evenly matehed
than they have been for several years.
First Annual Salem Week
Ends With Reception
' and Dance
Style Show Attracts Univer
sal Attention and De
lights All .
It's over. The two day campaign of
the Commercial club for new members
closed officially this noon with 125 ad
ditional names on the list A number of
committees are yet working in the sub
urbs and have not reported. Committees
that today were unable to see prospects
who were out of the city nave decided
to give additional time so as to cover
all on their lists. The thousand mark
iu the club's membership will easily be
Chairman George Bodgers of the cam
paign committee, President Albert of
the Commercial club, as well as Man
ager McDaniel, are Jubilant over the
outcome and feel that definite results
will accrue to the city because of the
additions made. '
Observance of the first annual "Sa
lem Week", instituted as a means of
stimulating co-operation between the
citizenship of the city and the Commer
cial club, comes to an end tonight- The
last public function on the tapis is the
formal opening of the-greater' Hotol
This is a' ceremony to-Tvlrich all Sa
lem is invited. A sumptpoua dinner will
be served at 7 o 'clock and will be fol
lowed by dancing in the ball room. Man
ager Charles G. Miller will receive the
guests and strive to make all feel at
That "Salem Week" has fulfilled its
purpose is certain, declares "Manager
Ivan McDaniel o. the Commercial club.
"The way in which Salem people
have voluntarily come to the club rooms
and applied for membership is gratify
ing indeed," says Mr. McDaniel. "It
shows that the spirit of the week reach
ed into every section of Salem.. I ex
pect the co-operation of the citizens and
the club in the future will be the means
of bringing much prosperity of a last
ing nature to Salem.-"
Yesterday was visiting day at the fac
tories and plants of the city. In spite
of the rain many took advantage of the
opportunity to see and learn at first
hand the steps in manufacturing the va
rious products.
That "Salem Week" will beeome an
annual affair is now believed certain.
The results of the first celebration of
the week are already to be seen and all
who worked to make the event a success
feel well repaid for their fforts.
Style Show Great.
Tonight brings the Merchants' Dress
Up Show at the Oregon theatre to a
close. It also sees the finish of the con
test for the most popular local model
who is taking part in the show.
Salem is being combed today by the
various contestants for votes and the
closhing minutes of this big Merchants'
co-operative effort will surely be ex
citing. For tonight's show there will be a
complete change of garments with a new
picture program. Several new ideas
have been worked into the production
and it was much better last night than
on Wednesday. Everybody who attend
ed the show last night went away more
than satisfied.
The merchandise shown last night was
a revelation to the big crowd present.
The girls worked better and the show
ran smoothly. Tonight promises to be
the best performance of the three days
find the theatre should be filled to stand
ing room early in the evening.
."This style show is an unpnialelled
success from an artistic standpoint,"
declared A. E. Laflar, manager of the
Oregon theatre. "We have not had an
attraction at the Oregon for a long time
that pleased everybody so well as did
the style show last night. While the ex
pense of producing (his show has been
enormous, yet we are more than glad to
be able to assist in an enterprise that
will be of inestimable worth to the mer
chants and the buyers of this city."
Lo-operation ih von. The merchants
got together and through combined ef
forts made possible a show that would
do credit to a larger, much larger city.
It has tended to bring the business in
terests of Salem closer together and
the show has done a great deal to dem
ount rate to Salem men and women the
class and character of uierchandise to
be secured here.
"I am satisfied with the show," said
A. H. Allen, who produced it for the
local firms. "The young ladies and the
young men who have worked with us
have done remarkably well. The mer
chants have all shown a splendid spirit
of unselfishness and the public has been
extremely responsive to our humlde ef
forts. I am glad that this community
Submarine Sailors
Stab Waiter in Arm
Now London,' Conn., Nov. 3. Unless
they succeed in rounding up two men
said to be sailors from the German
sub-sea freighter Deutschland. involved
in a stabbing affair early today, the
local police probably will demand that
Captain Koenig investigate and turn
them over.
According to the authorities one of
the sailors forced .( his attention on a
girl in a restaurant ' and when the
waiter interposed the latter was stab
bed in the arm with a pocket knife.
Both men burned away and the police
search of tho Wjllehad, mother ship
for the Deutschland was unavailing.
Tho Deutschland cargo will be speed
ily unloaded and the work of loading
will bo hastened.-
San Francisco May Take This
Plan to Check Food
San Francisco, Nov. 3. A municipal
grocery store may, be San Francisco's
answer to the present high cost of liv
ing. Supervisor Charles Nelson declared to
day that he would soon introduce an
ordinance providing for the establish
ment of a warehouse for the distribution
of provisions at moderate prices.
"A famine is facing the poorer
classes in San Francisco by reason of
the enormous increases in food prices-"
said Nelson. "I know of cases here
where families arc actually going with
out proper nourishment because of their
inability to pay the grocer and their
rent at the same t(me.
' ' Unless there is a speedy improve
ment in conditions, I propose to urge the
establishment of a hew city department
a municipal grocery, if you like. It
would involve purchase by the city of
huge quantities of provisions and hold
ing them against prohibitive prices that
may develop. Those provisions could
be sold at rock bottom prices the city
aiming to do nothing more than pay ex
penses.' '
Four of Five Aviators -at
Exposition Dead
San Francisco,. Nov. 3. Art Smith is
tho only one of five aviators who
thrilled the exposition throngs who is
alive today.
And Smith may never fly again be
cause of injuries sustained by a fall in
a flight in Japan. . .
". Silvio 'Pattirossi, the Paraguayan
who filled an engagement at the fair,
is the fourth to be killed Mail advices
from LaPlata, Argontine, declared he
fell to death there while essaying his
spectacular "dead leaf drop.' Pctti
rossi narrowly escaped . death while
here, .when he fell 1000 feet into San
Francisco bay.
Charley Niles, rival of Pettiroasi at
the fair was killed in June at Oshkosh,
Wis. Silas Christofferson, who oper
ated a hydro aeroplane ferry at the ex
position, was killed at Redwood City
Tuesday, and Lincoln Beachy fell to
his death shortly after the exposition
Several Thousand
Yotes Already Cast
Washington, Nov. 3. Several thous
and votes already have been cast in
next Tuesday's election. Several thous
and more will be east before that day.
The greater part of them are the votes
of soldiers, stationed on the border,
taking advantage of their own states'
vote by mail or wire laws.
Today about 4,000 Miunesotans are
exercising their franchise by wire, it
was estimated at the war deartmcnt.
Before Saturday various home precincts
in North Dakota will have heard from
the boys on the border.
Colorado has about 000 voters, Mich
igan 4,000, Wisconsin 3,900 and South
Dakota 1,00 down on the Rio Grande
entitled to vote in this manner.
Wall Street for Hughes
Travelers Bet On Wilson
New York, Nov. 3. Reports on bet
ting odds varied today, with the Wall
Street wagering more in Hughes' favor
than the uptown betting. Republicans
reported that odds on Hughes were
found from ten to seven and ten to six
and one-half while democrats said the
prevailing rate was ten to nino and ten
to eight on Hughes. The amounts plac
ed appeared to have fallen off, commis
sioners estimating only about $25,000
was bet yesterday.
Traveling Man Takes Bets.
Washington, Nov. 3. Washingtoninns
are betting on Hughes and traveling
men from the west and middle west are
taking the bets. The odds for the most
part are 10 to 9 on Hughes.
enterprise has been so well received. 1
am glad that the merchants are all get
tins such splendid returns. The work
of producing this show has really been
a pleasure because everyone has been so
And Mrs. Hughes Has Left
String of Buttons 30,000
Miles Long
Mrs. Hughes Left Him Today
To Meet Women On
Goldbug Train
By Perry Arnold.
(United Press staff correspondent.)
Hudson, N. Y., Nov. 3. By the time
Charles E. Hughes reaches New York
Ctiy tonight his tours for votes complet
ed, ho will have traveled close to 30,000
miles. Members of the Hughes party
estimate he has been seen by nearly one
third of the voters of the United States
in tho most comprehensive, nerve rack
ing oral marathon for votes any presi
dential candidate has ever undergone.
Save for about 12 days, the republi
can nominee has been continuouslv trav.
eling and stumping Biuce August 5.
He has made speeches in 32 of the 4S
states and passed through two or three
more without talking. He has been as
far north as Bangor, Maine; as far
south as Nashville, Tenn., as far west
as the Pacific slope. For the most part
he has traveled on the first camnaiirn
special de luxe ever introduced in Amer
ican politics. He finishes his camnnipn
tour in perfect physical trim.
"Governor Hughes is snlendidlv fit. "
said his physician, Dr. Callisan, today.
"There isn't even any seriousness to the
coninuon or his larynx from the tre
mendous strain be has put on his voice.
No man, unless he la. .absolutely if
could have stood the strain to which
the republican nominee has heen mih.
jeeted and have finished in the perfect
condition of body and nerves, that Gov
ernor nugnes nas."
Spoke Two Million Word.
Hughes has made about 500 speeches
in the 12 1-2 weeks durinir which Ho hn
been actively campaigning. He has spok
en pornaps iwo munon words of argu
mentwhich averages 66 words to each
traveled mile.
Throughout the 30.000 miles n1 with.
in sound of his voice on about 495 of
the 500 speeches has been Mrs. Huphea
the governor's advisor, bjs critic, his
"boss," when it came to ordering him
to rest and last of all, his most enthus
iastic booster. Mrs. Hughes has left a
trail of buttons across the entire nation
and has shaken almost as many hands
and patted just as many bubies' heads
as her husband.
The candidate particularlized on com
mercial conditions here and abroad aft
er the war in his speech here. He quot
ed again from the speech of Chairman
nuney oi tne federal trade commission
on the need for combatting European
rivalry at tho close of the struggle.
"I agreo with Hurley as to the neces
sity for organization and efficiency,"
he Baid. "But he stops short of a full
conclusion, which, it seems to me, he
should have reported; because we may
have a very high degree of efficiency
and wc should develop it to the ultmost;
and we may have tho best possible or
ganization and we should do far more
tnan we have done to encourage it and
still we may not be able to compete with
Europe, where there is at lenst equal or
ganization and equal efficiency."
npcaKing or democratic promises, he
"When people talk to me about their
bay windows ond present prospects
inui mey are going to enjoy in consider
ing the country while looking through
these beautifully built windows, I ask:
Well, where is the foundation for your
housef If you do not have a founda
tion for your house all you have got
is a casiie in tne air. Ana tne toundu
tion of this house of improvement, of
good wages, of proper hours, of whole-
sonuj conditions of work the foundation
of that house is the stability of Ameri
can enterprise and the opportunity for
work. There has got to be employment
in this country before we can talk about
tho conditions of employment."
Mrs. Hughes left the special train
here in order to hasten to Newark to
welcome the women's Hughes trans con
tinental campaigners.
Government Ready
to Take Over Auxiliaries
Washington, Nov. 3. The govern
ment is now practically ready to tako
over all merchant vessels desired lor
auxiliaries in case of war.
Blank contracts are being drawn up
by the navy department, it was learn
ed today. When completed, the con
tracts will lack only t lie price to be
paid for the vessel and the signature
of the owner. The price will depend
on trade conditions.
Naval officers who will command the
ships, in case of war, already have been
selected. Plans of the navy department
show the type of gun which could be
mounted on each vessel.
Marjorie Benton Cooke
Author of "Bambi" and Other
"Dnt SelUn."
I am for Woodrow Wilson bo
cause I believe that Destiny has
forged him as the tool of this
commonwealth; in this one of our
crucial mo
ments, as sure
ly as it forged
Lincoln for our
Because he
stands today
equipped with
a trained mind
and heart, in
spired by a
true vision of
demo c r acy ,
mellowed b y
four years of
political and
personal inqui
sition, ready to
go ahead with
the mighty problems of this na
tion a new man, astride of new
He can lead America, if Amer
ica is ready to lead. He can ex
press us to Europe. He can suy
that this huge army and navy we
are piling up is ready to become a
part of an international police for
world defence; that ou.- great re
sources may be tapped for the re
building of her ruins; that her
problems are ours, as her needs
are ours.
He will speak America's (deals
proudly, for he glories in them.
He is not ashamed to be called
idealist, in this day of material
ism. He believes that the way for us
to have a spiritual power, is for
us to use, with courage, what
spiritual power we have.
For my part, I want no party
tool, no man of compromises for
our spokesman now. I want a
man of deeds and of vision 1
In Addition the Congressional
: Committee Expends
Washington, Nov. 3. Contributions
to the funds of the republican national
committee for the present campaign
reported up today total 2,0 12,535.23.
The national committee today filed
with the clerk of the house a "sunnle-
mental statement to the one mado pub
lic last week, showing additional re
ceipts of 344,777.92.
Henry C. Erick and Payno Whitney
25,000 each.
John Gribbell.' reported 20.000 from
the Union League club of Philadelphia.
uoiner inrge contnuutora tollow:
10,000 J. W. Fairbanks and. Eu
gene Meyer, Jr.
so,ouu A.--- W. Mellon and' R. B; Mel
lon. $5,000 Herman C. Pleitman, Lel'oy
j'rost, George R. Sheldon. Robert Wal
ton Goelet, J. Horace Harding.
f4,uiit) Diiaries Knignt.
$3,200 Charles Dawes.
$3.u00 E. M. Beyers and W. P. Snv-
$2,500 If. H. Westinehouse. E. R.
Crawford, P. L. Ames and J. and W.
Seligman company.
$2,000 K. T. Weir, K. W. Mudgc,
H. J. Heinz and E. F, Price.
$1,500 Alice Jones Willock. H. Hnii-
hnrt Laughlin, Georgo P. Porter. J. C.
Trees, M. K. McMillen, B. 1'. Jones, Jr.
Mrs. blizahetli H. Home, Mrs. Mary
P. Laughlin and Henry A. '.auglilin.
$1,250 Mrs. Jumps B. Oliver. Wil
liam Plynn.
$1.000 Mrs. C. A. Griscom. Adolnh
Lowisokn, William A. Russell, George
'. Lee, Joseuph R. Dilworth, David B.
Oliver, J. M. Shooninker, R. P. Ernst,
J. M. Longyear, Henry B. Joy, Lar.
Anderson, A. . Kountze, L. D. I,.
Kountze, Arthur V. Davis, D. L. Gil
lespie, Wallace II. Rowe, John Bind-
lnv, i,mil Winter, A. I,. Humph rev.
Jonn r. Miller, James H, Hammond,
ueorge n. I rawtord, W. L. Mellon,
Georgo E. Toner, D. E. Park, G. M.
Laughlin, Jr., Nathaniel Holmes, Wil
liam Stark Miller, N'athamal H. Levi,
J. B. Ford, E. L. Ford, R. E. Olds, F.
Al. Alger.
A supplemental report of the repub
lican national congressional committee
showed additional receipts of $42,272,
bringing the total up to $:!07,139.
Democrats Get $1,310,729
Washington, Nov. 3. The supple
mental report of the democratic nation
al committee, filed today, showed ad
ditional contrinutions up to Ikovcmucr
1 of $304,446.50, making the total to
date $1,310,729.50. Disbursements since
the first report were $319,513.
Cleveland J'oilge, classmate oi tne
president at Princeton, was again the
largest individual contributor, with
$29,000, bringing the total up to $108,-
Edward L. Dohenv of New York gave
$25,000; Roger Sullivan of Chicago,
$7,000; Ambassador Penfield, - Alvin
Untermever, New York and r . o. rea
body, Chicago, $10,000 each. Thomas D
and David B. Jones, Chicago, gave $12,'
S00 each.
!J. , v . - --; v.. .
75,000' Fight for Admission
to Madison Square
Garden ;t-
23,000 Tammany Marchers,
5,000 Police Try Vainly to ;
Control Crowds
By Robert J. Bender.
(United Press staff correspondent.)
New York, Nov. 3. Thrilled and in
spired by New York's wild welcome.
President Wilson sailed from here on
the presidential yacht Mayflower to
day en route to Shadow Lawn. The
president and his advisers believed the
greeting of the thousands here sugared
auspiciously ror .November 7. It
lie hi
The city fought. Bcreamed. hellownJ-
elbowed, stampeded, roared, jammed "
ami mp-nip-nurrayed its greetings. Two ..
of the most enormous crowds that ever
fought and crushed their way into
-Maciison square Harden and toouer U-
lon were on hand last night to heur the
president on Ms first campaign visit
here. The roar and buzr. in the uiaasiva
garden drowned out the president's
words, while a blatant band outside
thumped out a tune even while th presi
dent sought to make his voice carry to
the 14,000 or 15,000 crammed inside the
structure. Seventy-five thousand was
tne police estimate of the welcomers.
Police lines were smashed by Hying
wedges. '
, Twenty-three ! thousand ' Tsmmaay
marchers paraded Fifth avenue while ,
the throngs fought to enter Madison
Square Garden.
rive thousand police were in the
swirling mob that vainly tried to storm
its wny in the, garden while another
12,000 waited for the late niuht sneech
at Cooper Union. . ,
The thousands packed In the garden
roared a 30 minute greeting when the
president appeared.
To reach the garden the president bad
to make his way through a lane of hu
manity with Mrs. Wilson scrambled up
ure escape io reacn tne platform.
Mrs. Wilson had ahonncd duriiw th
late afternoon, purchasing a yellow chip-
ron gown, embroidered in gold and trim
med with narrow bands of moleskin, to
gether with a moleskin turban. While
she selected these, the president wait
ed patiently outside the shop.
.Alter me wild demonstrations, the
president betook himself to the May
flower for his night's; rest, putting out
today or- Atlantic Highlands where ho
took a motor for Shadow Lawn.
Last Address Tomorrow.
A.Oniry Park, N. J.,. Nov. 3. Presi
dent Wilson will sum up tho issues of
tho campaign in his last address here to
morrow. Buck today from Now York,
via the Mayflower to Atlantis High
lands and motor to Shadow Lawn, he
prepared for a smashing speech to New
Jorsey folks and the nation at large
n connection with tho "old home
day. I !
the New York reception seemed to
have inspired him with a new fire and
given him further confidence of victory
at Tuesday's election. Ho plans to go
to Princeton to vote and Thursday will
leave for Williumstown, Mass., to attend
the christening of his youngest grand
daughter, the child of Mr. and Mrs.
Francis Sayre.
Oregon Hens Third
In Laying Contest
Storrs, Conn., Nov. 3 Obed O.
Knight's pen of White Wyandottea
from Bridgcton, R. 1., won first place
in the international egg laving contest
just closed at the Connecticut agricul
tural college. Tho pen of 10 birds laid
a total of 2285 eggs, a record. Tom Bar
ron of England won second place with
his nen of White Wyandottea. The pen
of Oregons from the Corvallis (Or.)
Agricultural college, won third place
with a total of 2122 eggs
Oregon: To
night and Satur
day occasional
rain; southwest
erly winds reach
ing gale force
near coast. -