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Review of Happenings in Both East
ern and Western Hemispheres During
the Past Week-National, Historical,
Political and Personal Events Told in
Short Paragraphs.
Lisbon.-The minister of war, Gen
eral Pimanta Castro, has resigned.
Seattle.-The steamer Jefferson has
arrived from Skagway bringing half a
million dollars' worth of gold.
Seattle.-Governor Walter E. Clark
of Alaska, has arrived from the north
to confer with President Taft.
Judged by appearances, woman suf
frage seems to be the prominent issue
of the election held throughout Cali
fornia, Tuesday.
H. B. Walton, an ad writer of San
Francisco, committed suicide today by
jumping from a window on the fifth
floor of he Chronicle building.
Seattle.-With a million dollars in
treasure, the output of several gold
mines in the Seward peninsula district,
the steamship Senator arrived from
With $2,379,151 in bank deposits and
$26,727,224 in estimated property
values, Shoshone county, Idaho, with its
13,963 people, claims to be one of the
richest communities for its size in the
Portland, Ore.-Sixty strike-breakers
were smuggled into the Harriman shops
in this city from Seattle and were
shunted into the shop yards from the
stockade near where the pickets were
on guard.
New York.-Rettfrns to the steel com
panies indicate that the trade partial
paralysis of September was more se
vere than anticipated, and the keener
competition for business brought out
lower prices.
Charles H. Martin, a resident of Sal
mon City, for the last 40 years, was
given a soldier's burial recently by the
local post of the G. A. B. He served
in the Minnesota mounted rangers dur
ing the Civil War.
Chicago.-It is decreed by the Cus
tom Cutters' association in convention
here, that the wardrobes of well-dress
ed men shall be devoid of garments fit
for the "vaudeville stage, gambling
house and college campus."
St. Louis.-Hugh Robinson, in a
hydro-aeroplane, made a spectacular
flight on the Mississippi river Sunday,
starting from the water five times,
landing six times, and carrying United
States mail from Missouri to Illinois.*
The supreme court of the United
States convened Monday of this week
after a four month's recess. It will
remain in session until the last of May
and consider as many of the 800 cases
now on the docket as the conditions will
Santa Rosa, Cal.-Peter I. Rssi, aged
64 years, of San Francisco, president of
he Italian-Swiss Colony Wineries com
pany, and a director of the Italian
American bank of that city, was almost
instantly killed here when he was
thrown from a buggy.
At a conference held in Portland,
lecently representatives of the commer
iial bodies of Seattle, Tacoma and
Portland agreed that, with the com
mercial organizations of other Pacifle
coast cities, they would endeavor to
secure free tolls through the Panama
canal for vessels sailing under the
American flag.
Ogden, Utah.-A cablegram received
in Ogden by Fred J. Kiesel, a local
wholesale merchant who presented Ad
miral Count Togo with the Percheron
stallion Togo while the admiral was
visiting this country a few weeks ago,
says that the admiral in turn has pre
sented the stallion to the emperor of
Japan, who accepted the gift.
Strike on Grand Trunk Pacific.
Winnipeg.-Word has been received
from the international headquarters of
machinists at Washington and the in
ternational headquarters of boilermak
ers at Kansas City, calling a strike on
the Grand Trunk Pacific railway. It is
said by the men that 60 per cent of
the men on the road were locked out
recently by the company. The other
40 per cent will strike, it is said.
Nome Ore Test Successful.
Nomne, Alaska.-The first test of ore
in the customs stamp xIill bought by
local merchants to ascertain if quartz
properties on Seward peninsula are
worth developing was made, the ore
running $70 a ton. Prospectors are
greatly pleased with the result of the
test and believe the quartz properties
will rejuvenate the gold mining in
dustry .in the Nome district.
Smallpox in Mexican Army.
Sacramento.-Reports that there are
large numbers of smallpox cases among
the Mexican soldiers at Tijuana, just
over the Mexican border, in Lower Cal.
ifornia, were brought to the attention
of the state board of health.
Saturday, October 21, Gipsy Smith,
the evangelist, will hold a meeting at
1:30 o'clock in the auditorium of the
state college at Pullman.
Will Meet in Spokane, November 24
to S.,
Fifteen prominent men in various
parts of the United States have been
invited to become trustees of the Na
tional Country Life congress, to meet
in Spokane, November 24 to 29, under
the auspices of the Country Life com
mittee of the Spokane chamber of com
merce and the Country Life commis
sions of Washington, Oregon, Idaho and
Montana. They are:
Charles S. Barrett, Union City, Ga.,
president Farmers' Educational and Co
operative union; J. H. Worst, North Da
kota, president National Dry Farming;
congress; Dr. Henry Wallace, Des
Moines, president National Conserva
tion congress;Fzdward J. Ward, Madi
son, chief of Civic and Social Center
Development, University of Wisconsin;
Whitman H. Jordon, Geneva, N. Y.,
president American Association of
Agricultural Colleges; W. H. Hoard,
Fort Atkinson, Wis., editor Hoard's
Dairyman. •
F. D. Coburn, Topeka, secretary Kan
sas State Board of Agriculture; James
J. Hill, St. Paul, chairman board of
directors Great Northern Railway com
pany; Liberty Hyde Bailey, Ithaca, N.
Y., president College of Agriculture,
Cornell; G. Harold Powell, Los Angeles,
manager Citrus Protective league; Dr.
F. W. Gunsaulus, president Armor In
stitute Chicago; Walter H. Page, New
York, editor The World's Work; Joseph
Chapman, Minneapolis, chairman agri
cultural committee, Minnesota State
Bankers' association; J. J. Bachelder,
Concord, N. H., master National Grange
and K. L. Butterfield, Amherst, presi
dent Massachusetts Agricultural college.
Active Chairman of State Public Ser
vice Commission.
Olympia, Wash.-Harry A. Fairchild,
chairman of the Washington public ser
vice commission, is dead at his resi
dence here of apoplexy. For weeks he
had been working night and day on im
portant matters before the commission,
and a week ago Saturday collapsed at
his desk. He recovered after a few
hours and resumed his duties. * Sunday
morning he complained of a severe pain,
and before a doctor could be summoned
he became unconscious.
Mr. Fairchild was a prominent attor
ney, when in 1905 he was appointed
chairman of the newly created state
railroad commission. He individually
is credited with many accomplishments
of that commission, which in its physi
cal valuation of railroad properties
and other progressive measures is con
sidered one of the best in the country.
He personally drew most of the new
law under which the old commission's
powers were extended by the last legis
lature to cover all public utilities.
Mr. Fairchild leaves a widow and
one son, who were at his be lside when
the end came. Owen O. Calderhead,
rate expert of the commission, who has
been with it since the railroad com
mission first organized, is mentioned as
excellent timber for Mr. Fairchild's
office. Calderhead is admirably equip
ped, because of his direct knowledge of
important matters now pending, to fill
the vacancy. He has been Chairman
Fairchild's right-hand man in the work.
Secretary Meyer Will Import One in
Use By the British..
Washington.-Casting aside all scien
tific system of navy yard management
advocated in this country because he
believed they involved too much detail
and required serious changes in the
civil service rules of employment, Sec
retary of the Navy Meyer will import
from England the system of manage
ment used by Vickers Limited at the
Barrow-in-Furniss ship, engine and
ordnance works. This was officially
announced. The Norfolk navy yard
will be the first to feel thg change.
The new system provides for the cen
tralization of work and allows the com
mandant of a yard to know just what
is being done on a particular job with
out having to seek information from
those having the work under their
charge. It affords central planning and
routing and the elimination of defects.
Mr. Meyer says that with the new sys
ten te has not in contemplation any
changes in organization. Captains A.
B. Williams and E. Theiss, U. S. N.,
have been sent to England to study the
details of the Vickers system. They
will be gone about a month.
President Taft Climbs Mountain.
Tacoma.-President Taft climbed up
to the foot of the glaciers on Mount
Rainier Sunday, and narrowly escaped
spending a night in the mountain fast.
nesses. The presidential party made
the ascent in automobiles, and when
nearing the highest point reached by
the roadway, most of the machines be
came mired in mud up to the hubs.
After several hours the narrow road
was completely blocked. Forest rang
ers, with teams of horses, finally clear
ed the way, but night had fallen and
a storm threatened as the president
started down the decline. With search
lights blazing the way, the, president's
car slowly crept along the edges of
precipices and at times the outer wheels
were within two feet of a sheer drop
of 1000 feet or more. Mr. Taft re
turned safely to his train, ' which had
been taken to Ashford, near the moun
tain, and passed through here at mid
night, en route to Bellingham.
Ethel Barrymore Recovers.
Chicago.-Ethel Barrymore, the act
ress, who was taken violently ill at
South Bend, is reeovering.
Anti-mut Association Pormed to Brad.
ate -PePot - Experiments to -E
Made to Try sad Locate Cause a.d
Treatment--Cooention of Grower.
Brought Out Pointed Remarks.
"Clean Wheat" is the slogan of
growers, millers and shippers in the
Inland Empire, where an anti-smut cru
sade now is under way, with every
promise that the problem will be
olved. The prevention of smut will
mean from $5,000,000 to $7,000,000 a
year to the farmers in eastern Wash
ington and Oregon, northern Idaho and
western Montana, where the yield for
1911 is estimated at 67,000,000 bushels
is at the head of the movement and
has associated with him the heads of
agricultural colleges and rural schools
in the district.
of spring and winter wheat. State
Senator R. C. McCroskey of Garfileld,
president of the Anti-Smut association,
The camppign against the smut pests
had its inception at the convention of
growers in Pullman, Wash., recently,
when President McCroskey, J. M.
Klemgard of Pullman and Professor B.
W. Thatcher of the experiment station
at the State of Washington college
were selected to arrange for a series
of co-operative experiments with a
view to locating the eause and ascer
taining the proper treatment. The
state experiment station will co-operate
with the growers in this work. The
plan is to treat seed wheat at the sta
tion, under the direction of Dr. Hum
phreys, and send it to certain growers
who will keep a record of climktical
and soil conditions at the time of plant
ing and the percentages of smut ob
tained. This data will be tabulated to
afford a working basis in eradicating
the evil.
Theories dealing with the spread of
the scourge were numerous at the con.
vention. Several speakers declared it
was due probably to the substitution
of fall-sown grain for spring wheat,
though it was admitted there were in
stances of smut in spring wheat. Most
of the delegates favored the treatment
of seed wheat with a solution of
vitriol. It was intimated that it might
be economically profitable to treat the
seed grain with the stronger solution
of vitriol, even if it killed a certain
percentage of the seed, provided the
remaining portion was rendered smut
proof without affecting the vitality.
Other growers asserted that an exact
formula would be better.
J. M. Klemgard of Pullman, said
after declaring that the pest is spread
"If you desire to know whether you
are losing money on account of smut
go out into your field, and where the
heads stand close together reach out
and gather 100 of them in a bunch.
Then couint the smutty heads. If you
can find five such heads in your hun
dred that means 5 per cent of your
crop. This fall you could have scarcely
secured any bunch of 100 heads with
less than five smutted ones, and from
that up to 25-that is, from 5 per cent
to one-fourth of the crop was dam
aged by smut. Then, if you figure
what 5 per cent of your crop or 25 per
cent of it is worth in money, fou will
begin to see that it costs money to
raise smut."
Dr. Enoch A. Bryan, president of the
State College of Washington, predicted
that the problem will be solved as a re
sult of the occupation of the farmers
and the scientists.
H. H. McLean of Walla Walla,
Wash., who has 32 years' experience
in Washington, Oregon and several
eastern states, expressed the opinion
that if vitriol were used in the proper
way it would kill the smut. He said
he avoided explosions of threshing
mpchines by the liberal use of lubricat
ing oil and care in keeping the outfit
in perfect running order. He declared
there is no danger so long as the bear
ing boxes are cool and' would not hesi
tate to pull his machine into any field.
Mark W. Whitlow, who operates an
extensive wheat ranch in the Palouse
country, said:
"This year I treated with 25 pounds
of vitriol to 100 bushels of wheat, and
we let the grain soak for 10 minutes.
Some portions of the field were smutted
but little, and I noticed that the worst
smut is in the richer and heavier land
where the straw was rankest-in
draws, for instance. I seeded at all
times, beginning in September and fin
ishing in November. In my last sow
ing, which 4as in stubble, there was
not much smut.',
Professor O. L. Waller, vice presi
dent of the state college, and Professor
R. W. Thatcher, director of the experi
ment station, also spoke at length. The
latter said there is the Auestion as to
how long smut will remain virile in
the ground not in contact with the
wheat kernel, and whether it will grow
in the ground. If so, what methods of
tillage are responsible for the infection
of the soilt There is the question, also,
of how long a smut spore may remain
in the ground, jn the air, or anywhere
in the country, in a virile form.
"In other words," he added, "if we
could determine that the smut would
not live over one season, then we could
advise rotation systems which would
destroy the infection."
The 18th Spokane Interstate fair last
week was visited by 120,894 persons.
The warehouses at Lacrosse have
taken in 180,000 sacks of wheat this
Fire destroyed one of the big stables
at the interstate fairgrounds Saturday.
Loss $2000.
Joseph Chambers, a pioneer, who
L* died in Cheney recently, was born Oc
tober 4, 1830, in Monroe county, In
During the lasý week i00 carloads of
' apples have been shipped out of the
Wenatchee valley to every part of the
Frank Market, a carpenter, aged 25
years, was run over and killed by an
e eastbound mail train on the Great
Northern near Bluestem recently.
Sunday morning concluded the three
a days' session of the nineteenth annual
I meeting of the Columbia river branch
I of the Woman's Foreign Missionary so
ciety at North Yakima.
Mrs. Becker, wife of a rancher south
of Irby, was found dead at the foot of
the cellar steps by her children. It is
supposed she missed her footing. She
leaves a baby nine days old and other
Complete tabulation of values of
Lincoln county shows that taxes for
the coming year will be paid on a basis
of a valuation for all property of $24,
676,704, a slight decrease over that of
last year, when the rolls showed $24,
The 2-year-old son of Mike Arndt
at Sprague fell into a bucket of boiling
water and severely scalded its back and
hips. In removing the child's clothes
after the accident the greater portion
of the skin was taken off and the little 1
fellow is in, a very serious condition. 1
Mrs. L. M. Powell of Dayton has a
hen with a brood of chickens whose
history has been brilliant. Last March
the hen was hatched. In July she com
menced laying. In September, less
than 6 months old, the hen hatched a
brood of chickens in time to go with
them to the fair.
STacoma. - Mystery surrounds the
death of' T. O. Sebree, a wealthy New
Mexico rancher, whose body was found
in the water under a dock with a bullet
hole through the head. A diamond ring
and stickpin which Sebree was known
to possess are missing. A revolver was
found on the dock.
The accident fund authorized by the
workmen's compensation act has al
ready reached the respectable total of
$218,000, with every prospect that it
will pass the quarter of a million mark
by January. Almost without exception
the larger employers of the state are
complying with the demands of the
Smoke was seen to issue from the ex
tinct crater of Mount Baker Saturday
afternoon by residents of the towns of
Glacier and Maple Falls. As soon as
the report spread scores of people with
glasses took to the hills on the out
skirts of Bellingham and were able
plainly to see the dense pall of smoke
gathering about the snowy crest of the
The first woman in the state to file
for a municipal officeis Mrs. Edna W.
Edings, who has filed a certificate with
the city clerk at Olympia as candidate
on the citizens' ticket for city treas
urer. She is the only candidate on
that ticket for the office, as the incum
bent, W. H. Brackett, is the only can
didate for nomination of the republican
ticket for treasurer.
The actual pack of canned salmon on
Puget Sound up to September 20 was
1,276,923 cases. This is the largest
pack of salmon ever put up on a year
when the sockeyes have not run in
large numbers. The pack of pink
salmon is more than twice the size of
the next largest pack on record. No
less than 1,013,184 cases of this kind
of fish have been packed.
Olympia, Wash.-C. A. Pratt, of the
industrial insurance commission, and
W. V. Tanner, attorney general of
Washington, have gone to Chicago to
attend a conference on October 13 and
14 or 12 or 15 states and commissions
on the subjects of state and federal
workmen's compensation, amendments
to the interstate commerce law, uniform
accident reports and malingering of pa
tients under compensation.
Grant county commissioners have be
gun plans for the construction of a
cross-country road, beginning at Trini
dad, on the west boundary line of the
county, and extending easterly along
the Great Northern as far as Adrian
and then in a northeasterly direction
to Coulee City and Hartline and on to
the east line of the county., Here the
road will connect with the main road
into Spokane. When completed this
road will be the direct route from We
natchee to Spokane and will become
by far the most feasible route for the
construction of state road No. 7.
The soad, as indicated in the reso
lution 'of the commissioners, will go
through Trinidad Quincy, Winchester, I
Naylor, Ephrata, Soap Lake, Adrian,
Coulee City, Hartline, and to the east
line of the county, and will serve the '
most populous portion of the county. t
This road is being projected under i
the authority of the road laws passed
by the 1911' legislature and will be
known as a "state aid road." A large
sum will be available during the pres. I
ent year for the beginning construe- s
tion of this thoroughfare, and it is the C
purpose of the commissioners to pro. c
seed at once with the preliminary sur. a
veys. c
Bomba Bay Is on Cosa of Trigpoli
Miles Bast of Beghauh-Torbuk Is a
Few Mile Further Zast--taliUa Ad
miral Tells of Attack on Tripa-
Americans Maintain Neutral.
Rome.--Official dispatches received
here say: "The ships of the first Italian
squadron entered the roadstead at Tor
buk, Bomba bay, where they found no
Turkish warships. They summoned the
garrison to surrender, but the Turks
replied with a flat refusal and hoisted
the Turkish flag.
"The battleship Vittoria Emmanuele
opened fire. The first shots carried
away the flag and made a large breach
in the fort. Rear Admiral Aubrey,
commander in chief of the fleet, then
landed several companies. of marines,
who, aftes a short struggle, overcame
the resisthnce of the small Turkish
force. The Italians occupied the fort
and hoisted their flag. A few Turkish
soldiers who refused to surrender were
made prisoners."
Bomba bay is on the coast of Tripoli,
250 miles east of Benghazi. Zorbuk is
a few miles further east.
The Torero, the Herald dispatch ves
sel arrived off Tripoli in time to see
the magazines of Sultaine fort blown
up with a thunderous t eash, amid a
fountain of fire that swept over the
adjoining palm grove.
Sultaine fort, situated at the west.
ern extremity of the town, consisted of
three fortified works and contained an
enormous quantity of munitions of war.
Fort Hamidie, at the east of the town,
was razed by the bombardment, while
Sinie fort has an enormous breach made
by the powerful guns of the Italian
A chain of steel has been drawn
around Tripoli. It is formed by the
battleships Benedetto Brin, Emanuele
Filiberto, Re Umberto, Sicilia, and Sar
degna. The armoured cruiser Carlo Al
berto and the scout cruiser Coatit are
in port, with three destroyers and
seven torpedo boats.
Tells of Bombardment.
Vice Admiral Favarelli, commander
in chief of the Italian squadron, re
ceived me on the bridge of the Bene
detto Brin and personally told me the
story of the bombardment and occupa
tion of the town.
"The bombardment," he said, "be.
gan at 3 o'clock on Tuesday. We
opened fire at a range of 7000 meters,
but after a few shots from our 12-inch
guns we drew nearer to the town and
continued firing with our eight-inch and
six-inch guns.
"Fort Hamidie was bombarded by
the Giuseppe Garibaldi, the Varese and
the Francesco Ferruceio; Sinie fort by
he Benedtto Brin, the Emanuel Fili
berto and the Carl Alberto, and Sul
tanie fort by the Re Umberto, the Sar
degna and the Sicilia.
The American 'consul maintained a
position of perfect neutrality, but every
one here agrees that it is thanks to his
attitude that a panic did not start in
the town when the approaching bomard
ment was officially announced, The
Turkish authorities asked the consuls if
they wished to leave the town. A few
were for leaving, but the majority de
cided to remain.
Fire Ruins Catholic Asylum.
Wheeling, W. Va.-The Catholic
Home of the Good Shepherd at Edgen
ton, near here, was entirely destroyed
by fire Sunday. One of the 250 girl
inmates of the home awoke and de
tected the odor of smoke. She aroused
one of the sisters in charge, and the
children were led from the burning
building to a nearby hillside. None
was injured, but many were in scant
attire. Loss $25,000 to $50,000.
Crisis in. McNamara Case,
Los Angeles.-That the alleged evi
dence in the MN'amara case which
Judge Markey. refused to allow Los
Angeles authorities to take out of In.
dianapolis is highly important, and in
absence may have a vital bearing upon
the outcome of the trial of the accused
brothers, which begun Wednesday.
Mrs. Schafer Shot.
Oakland, Cal. - Mrs. Mercedes
Schaffer of this city was shot and
probably fatally wounded by Mrs.
Mary E. Larkin, wife of J. W. Larkin,
a dcitractor. The shooting was the
culmination of marital difficulties of
the Larkins, in which Mrs. Sehaffer
has figured.
John B. Reed, Butte, Dead.
Butte, Mont.-Word was received
here of the death at San Diego, Cal.,
of John B. Reed, formerly editor of the
Butte Intermountain, and well-known
newspaper man. He died of stomach
trouble. His remains will be buried
in Salt Lake City.
Barney O'Neil on Parole.
Vancouver, B. C.- Arrangements
been made following telegraphic in
structions from Wallace, to have B. F.
O'Neil released on parole. A plain
clothes man will sleep in his house at
nights and accompany him around the I
city during the day.
rpuWgoaa Rally After Betreating
mad Dlyvs Foes to the
Lisbon, Portugal.-Semi-official intel
la.ncee, regarding the monarchist incur
sion Sies the number of royalists who
crossed the Spanish frontier neat Vin
hares at 1250.
The republican troops garrisoning
Vinhares, after a pkirmish with the
invaders, retreated. Later, two regi
mlents of. infantry atd one of cavalry
were se5t to the field by the repub
lican commandant at Villareal. .They
engaged the royalists, who, after
fighting. an hour ahd a half, slowly
gave way and retired to the more
mountainous district in the direction
of Spain. The republican losses were\
The University of Idaho football
team defeated the Lewiston normal
eleven on the Idaho athletic field by
the score of 40 to 5.
Knight of Ivanhoe, owned by C. Hen
nessy, was burned to death in a fire
which destroyed several of the Spokane
fair grounds stables.
Bufte, Mont.-In District Judge Don.
lan's court the demurrer to the com.
plaint was sustained in the case against
William Gemmell, charged with mak
ing and recording a bet on a horse
The auto races at Spokane Saturday
were very speedy, this being especially
true in the motorcycle 10-mile race,
when P. H. Rich, riding an Indian,
made the distance in 12 minutes 3 1-5
e Unable to stand against the attack
of the heavier a4d.more seasoned state
college eleven, Gonzaga college, play
ing hard throughout and fighting to the
end, went down to an awful 58 to 0
defeat on Rogers field.
Vancouver won the Northwestern
leaguie pennant of 1911 through supe
rior fielding. In team batting, base
running, extra base Slitting and the
other departments of the game they
were bested by one or more of the
other teams.
With his horse but a few rods in the
lead, Bert Kellyr cheered by thou.
sands, won out in the relay race at
the Spokane interstate fair by. a
margin of two seconds, but making him
the winner of the week's relay schedule
by 56 seconds.
Marty O'Toole, the sorrel-topped
right-hander of the Pirates, who was
secured from the St. Paul (American
association) club for a fabulous price,
looks just like another " "blasted
phenom." Marty has been knocked
out of the box in his last two outs.
Speed artists had their inning on
the interstate fair grounds track Sat
urday afternoon and before a crowd
of 12,000 people H. C. Alderson, driving
a 'Chalmers, broke the track record for
five miles, made by him last year, ne.
gotiating the distance in 6 minutes
23 2-5 seconds.
The success of Grover Harrilgton
at Michigan gives Spokane three
stellar pigskin artists in eastern foot,
ball circles this season, Wa!llso De
Witt playing half for Princeton in the
opening game of the season and
Wesley Englehorn proving a big factor
in the 1911 Dartmouth eleven, which is
said to be the strongest in years,
Vanepuver, B, C,-The T necgsehi
team of Toronto defeated the" Ya.
couve' lacrosse teamt in the last game
of the Minto cup and the chamrpionship
of the world, 3 to 2, Saturday. Despite
this defeat at the hands of the Tqrontq
team, the Vancouver tearm retain the
cup and the wqrld ' chan.pionship,
having outscored the Tecumsehs oa the
series, 7 to :.
6tq' Baluqru Make iea,
SThe executive committee of the
Northwest Iive Stock assoeiation hel4
a meeting at Spgkaae recently for the
purpose of discussing plans far the Sat
stock show which is to be held at Lew=
istoo Pece'mber 14, 3 an4 d 4 The
Northwest Live Stock assgciatigp is
composed of stock-growing farmers in
Washington, Oregon, Idaho, lM.ontana
and California, and its purpose is to
promote the stock-raising industry ini
the northwest,
Hymp SUits Rockefel.el r ,,
Tarrytown, N. Y.-The congregation
of the First Baptist church here, which
Johm D. Rockefeller attends, has placed
the seal of its approval on the hymn,
"Beautiful'Isl5 of Somewhere," which
Governor Woodrow Wilson of New
Jersey recently declared was too cram
biguous and nonsenical" to retain a
place in the hymn book. The congrega
tion voted to retain the hymn in the
book, as did. Mr. Rockefeller,
Pacitc Northwest Wheat.
Tacoma, Wash.-Milling bluestem,
85c; club, 81c; fortyfold, Si0, Export
bluestem, 84c; club, 80o; fortyfold, 8001
red Russian, 780,
Portland, Ore.-Traok prices: Club,
79c; bluestem, [email protected]; fortyfold, [email protected]
80e; red Russian, [email protected]; valley, [email protected]
Boys Dies in a Wreck,
Buckling, Mo.-A Burlington freight
train was wrecked half a mile east of
Lingo, Mason county, and six boys of
New Cambria and Bevier, Mo., are re
ported to have been killed, They were
stealing a ride.
First daily newspaper in the United
States was the Philadelphia American
Daily Advertiser, beginning in 1784,

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