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Leased Wire Dispatches Today's News Printed Today THIRTY-SEVENTH YEAR ALEM. OEEOON, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23, 1914. .. ON TRAINS AND NBWi PRICE TWO CENTS mamm, nv obnm WAR SITUATION AS IT APPEARS TO QHE i 10 IS UNBIASED i Thinks Stories of Russian Prowess Told by Russians Need Censoring GERMANS SEEM TO EE HOLDING THEIR OWN It Is Seen Though that Rus sians Are Able to Keep Ger mans Busy at Warsaw By X W. T. Mason (Former London Correspondent for the United Press.) Now York, Oct. 2.1. While the allies wore reporting todny progress in the western theatre of tlio Kuropenn war mensurable by scarcely moro than inches, ltussia wns churning victories on a stupendous scale in the east. The Germans have been driven buck west of the Vistula, according to Potro grnd advices, with losses mentioned, at a minimum, us reaching 1100,000, unci as a maximum at reaching 3D per cent ol the knmur's entiro invading toree. Previous experience has shown the necessity of discounting the ovor-cn thusiustic uccounts furnished by Petro firnd news writers of Russian prowess. These authorities seem to measure ull engagements oil the giguntic scale of Uussiau distances. Story Incrodlble. That overwhelming disaster has over taken the Germans in ltusslun Poland or that they have been rouied to the frontier would seem nn incredible re versal of recent developments in the eastern fighting one. Indeed, over whelming victoiies and dnfeuts seem to huve been removed from tho field of military possibilities by modern strate gic methods, Tho Austrians dime very near to be ing overwhelmed in Gttlic'la, but their recent remarkable recovery, under Her limn stimulus, suggests that decisive enmpnigna lire far moro difficult now than ever boforo in the History of war fare. 1-1' Russia believes the Germans huve suffered a crushing defeat on the Vis tula it probably is nourishing ns false hopes as it entertained on the strength I of its early victories in Knst Prussia and (Inlicia, What probably happened was that the Russians concent rated in grent etrength about Warsaw and compelled tli" Uermun Hue west uud southwest uf there to fall back n few miles. Just Now Warsaw Safe. Klscwhcre the (lermiins seem to bo holding their own. They are In force in tho neighboihood of the first-class fortress of Novogurgiovsk, and are clinging fust to the Vistula basin nt Ivnugorod, a second-class stronghold which guards the capital of Kussiun Poland against a flunking movement from the southward. Immediately in front of Warsaw, It is true that tho kaiser's line does not seem strong, probably because the wretched roads are hampering the Itrrl vnl of reinforcements. It must be conceded, however, that the Russians are showing thoniselves nblo to keep the Germans moving in Warsaw's vicinity. This is of the most pressing Importance tu them, for II they are unnhle to hold fast in its im mediate environs, they cannot bring their siege guns into play. . Unopposed by heavy artillery, War mw in safe. DEFEAT IS A ROUT Russians Say Defeat Is Over whelming Germans Leav ing Everything in Flight Pelrograd, Oct. 2.1. Not only did (he general staff repeat today Its as sertion that the Germans were retreat ing from Warsaw but It asserted that there were places where the retreat had lieenme a veritable rout. Cnunon in I transportation equip ment were reported slicking In the mud, wounded men and hospllal sup plies were being nlnndoiul and large numbers of prisoners worn being taken. The pursuing ltuslnns were said to bo hanging on the Germans' flank und rear. Military reports were received here to the effect that Herman losses In Itunslan Poland have amounted thus far 1o 200,000 In killed, wounded and rap ture I. This Included the fighting all long the Vistula, of which there was much at points other than Warsaw. 0 , .... D COMPLETED. . Oct. 23. In celebrate ', completion of the Northw 'i i Pacific rail road from San Francisco bay to Humboldt bay, a golden spike was driven here today in a red wood tie. Three hundred and fifty persons from San Fran cisco and a large delegation from Eureka and other Hum boldt county cities attended the celebration. Speeches were made by President W. S. Palm er, of the Northwestern Pacific and a response in behalf of the people of Humboldt county by C. F. Stern. Testimony for Defense Is Strong and Conflicts With that of Negro Woman Mineoln, L. I., Oct. 21. Calmly and without any indication of weakening, Mrs. Florence Carman, on trial hero for the murder of Mrs. Louise, Bailey, sub mitted today to a gruelling cross-examination by District Attorney Lewis Smitn. Hhe gave her answers in a low, soft und colorless voice. The defense was expected to produce several more witnesses to substantiate parts or cf-a, Carman's story. The most damaging testimony offered against Mrs. Carman was that given by ol in Coleman, her negro maid. Mrs. Carman has denied her story and tho jury must deculo whether the nogress or the dolonduiit told tho truth. I'nder cross-examination, Mrs. Car man biinl she could not recall when she first became suspicious of her hus' band.'' .She said that while on private visits wnu rue doctor sue heard peo tile nsk about "his girls." "They would sny," continued Mrs. Caiman, "that the doctor was some devil and that they wished they had his opportunity and could stay out all night. Slapped the Nurse. "After I Installed the dictugraph I was sure my suspicions were unfound ed. I heard nothing important ovor the dictagraph but 1 wanted to find out if there was any other woman more at tractive to the doctor than J." Mrs. Carman was excused before -tho noon reeess, leaving the stnud with her testimony unshaken. Hhe never con tradicted herself once, replied to Ques tions iinhestiatiugly and passed through the ordeal without the least variation in her direct testimony. Mrs, Carmun's daughter, Kllznhcth, testified that file heard a shot on the night of the murder, ran upstuirs and found her mother in her bedroom, The defendant said It wns the sight of oer husbniid handing money to u nurse n his offieo that stirred her, not the fact of tho uurse hnving kissed him. Mrs. Cur man said she slapped the nurse's face "good and hard.' Mrs. Piatt Conklin, Mrs. Cnrman's mother, testified that on the night of the murder the door between the pan try ami the office, through which Colla Colemnn sold she mid Mrs, Carman THid passed, wns closed and locked from the office side. Mrs. Kin Powell, Ihe defendant's sis ter, also was cahed and corroborated much of tho testimony given by Mrs, l.'iiitnun, Dr. Carman took the witness slirti'l at 2 o'clock. Tho Doctor' Story, Dr. Carman testified that on Iho night of the murder hn went Into his waiting room ut 7:40 o'clock anil found n strange iniiii there, Ho swore the man sold he hud someone who wanted to see the doctor hut left saying he would return, Dr, Caiman said Mrs, Conklin, Mrs, I'owell and Colin Coleman entered his office alter the shooting but that Mrs, I urien n did not. lie also declared the iloor between his office and tho pifutry was locked, Dr. Carman wns seveiely cross exnm lucd by Prosecutor Htulth hut his testi mony remnined unshnken, He siijd lie, could not recall telling anyone thai the It ii ii I he saw through tho window when the shut wns fireil was a woman's hiiiul, but said, on tho contrary, that lie hud always thought It was a mini's hand. Charles Adams, a negro, swore Hist lie was passing the Cnrmun house on the night, uf the tragedy and heard a shot. He said he saw a man leap from the fence on the wet side of the house, run down Ocean avenue to Merrick road, ami finally turn west, running as long ns hn wni in sight, PLAN TO END IT, Washington, Oct. 11.1. An end of the deadlock in the senate, caused bv Mi hint -r I n ir of southern democrats who are fighting fur legislation to relieve the finnncial stress In the cotton states, was believed In right today. The lead ers were considering several plans, IT MIOHT BE THUS. Vienna, via Home Oct, 2.1. The war office announced officially today that the Austrians have captured 2"00 Hus sians, including 2,1 officers and 15 Ittls sinn machine guns, IT Some One Is Going to Do Something, Sometime, at Some Place, Somehow FRENCH ARE BRAVE AMMUNITION POOR Correspondent Says French Line Is Bent in Places But Nowhere Is It Broken By Karl H. VonWiegand. Montmody, France, Oct, 21, via Met)!, Berlin, The Hague and London. (rasseU on ami edited by both Gorman nnd British censors.) The German cen tral armies nre endeavoring determin edly to reduce Verdun. Heavy butteries have been mounted. and with them some of the outer forti fications have already been destroyed The officer commanding, General Von (name deleted by censor), told mo to day that he was confident the Btrortg French fortress would be overwhelmed nnd taken within a fortnight at the ouiHiue, Ho praised French bravery unstinted ly, saying the Gallic artillery was ex cellent, but that its work was partly nullified by inferior ammunition. In this connection he called attention to the many French shells which had failed to explode because of linporfoet manu fiieturc. War'i Clearinghouse. Montmedy is the biggest hospital (Continued on Puo Flvo.) s Move Made the Better to Pre vent Any Violations of American Neutrality Washington, Oct. 23. War depart ment offieinls agreed todnv that army posts and forts 'in the Philippine Is lands were being nrmcil and provisioned rapidly, but It wns declared that ho extraordinary excitement prevailed ovor tne rur eastern situation, Ono reason for the activities in the Philippines was the currying out of a comprehensive armament plan recently snnciiuncd oy congress, but a member of Hie general stuff of the army ad mitted that the situation In tho far east was partly responsible. Ammu'ni turn In tlie various posts and forts hits been replenished, but it Is not known how much had been sent to the Islands, If was understood that lame uunntltfes or provisions novo been sent to Port Cnrrcgidor, The chief complication In the fur east so tnr has been the harboring in Island ports of iin-nouliul ships. Hi i Cecil Hprliig-lllcc. the British ambas sador here, recently complained to the stnte department that (Ionium vessels were using .Manila ns a base tu supply the kaiser's warships, I lie armament plan, ns outlined ny a member of the nruiy general si nil today, Is to ei ul i the islands so thev can withstand an attack until such time as the Aiucrlcuu navy could ar rive and use them ns no offensive, base, It is understood Hint Ihe islands now have their ful legal quota of men, anus anil ammunition. LACKING A QUORUM CANNOT ADJOURN Washington, Oct, 21. Senate and house Iciidcra told President Wilson that congress was hopelessly deadlock ed and I lint adjournment wns nut of the question, Hpeokcr Clerk suggested Hint the president adjourn congress, predicting that the country would support inch a move, t was understood, however, that Hie president is nut in fuvur of such action, Hlxty members short of a quorum, the house adjourned this afternoon un til tomorrow, ilepresentiitivo Under wood sold there wns no prospect of an early adjournment, and Hpcnker Clark also wns pessimistic, Hpoukcr Clark sold neither house was able to muster a quorum and Hint the adjournment resolution could nut be adopted as long ns it was opposed by a single member. Representative Henry of Texan aald h would nut permit congress to ad Journ without a quorum unless It con sldered cotton legislation. .: "4 Probably Had Outside Assist ance as Bloodhounds Fail . to Pick Up Tracks After digging throuch the brick walls and underneath the concrete floor of their cell, and twisting the ban apart in the basement window, two convicts, Frank Wagner, alias frank Weger, and Carl Wvinegel, aafe crackers and all- round burglars, scaled the front wall of the penitentiary at three o'clock this morning and made their escape. Up to a late hour this afternoon no trace had been found of them, altoooeh the coun try la being thoroughly aoarched for milea in all directions. Both nre des perate men and are expected to But uo a fight If Overtaken, but the only wea pon inoy are Known 10 nave tn their possessioa is a long-bladed bread knife which waa stolon from the prison bakry. Tho escape was effected during the dead hours of the night and no ink ling of their operations was ruined bv the prison guards or officials until they wciu ninety over me wuns anu ar large. J. H. Kvans, the guard at the front gate of the prison, caught a glimpse of one of the convicts ns he was leap ing from the wull, and fired a shot in that direction, but this evidently had no offect except to sound the general alarm. Both mon wore serving two to five years' sentences for burglary und sufe cracking in Portland, being sent up for the burglary of Khnnnhan's storo last spring. Wagner was received at the priion April 28 and Weincgcl May li. Were Cellmate). Wngnor worked In the prison bakery and Weinegol was a waiter in the con victs' dining room. They occupied the same cell and wero thus enabled to plan and effoct their escape together without taking a third purty into tho scheme. Tho brick wall of the cell wub drilled through by the aid of un im proviscd drill mode of a heavy steel spike and fitted Into tho heel of a shoe, which served the purpose of deadening the sound of hammering during tho arming process, 1 hoy also used some old and discarded knives in digging out tue unoK rrom tne wall, which they had evidently accured and hidden from time to tlmo. Once in the basement, where no guard is maintained at night, they forced the heavy iron bars of tho basement window at the south sido of the build ing by twisting thoin npurt with strong wires, and got over the west wall of the prisoa yard, strapping together two sec tions of floor racks, usod in the base ment to pile flour nnd other perishiiblc provisions upon to keep them dry, with a section of the window sill which they placed against the insldo of tho wall uud used us a ladder. Guard Evani Fired. There was no guard nt the place where they chose tu sculo the wull, but there wns one on the south wull about KID yards oust and around tho angle whero they went over, but this guard did not seo them. They went over al most directly underneath one of the new clusters of electric lights whicli have recently been Installed around tho wulls, und It was but a chance glimpse that Guard Kvaus gut of them us they made the Jump on tho outside. Aftei firing the shot, Guard Kvnns ran around to where they hod climbed over, but the convicts hail disappeared in the darkness around the corner. Upon the sound of the nliirm the pri son guards quickly assembled and were deployed In nil directions, but no sign of the escupes could bo found und I, is possible that they received outside assistance from confederates in making good their getaway, nn a wngon passed Hie prison snout the same time, and it may have been waiting for them In tho mud at the point where they made their escape. This theory is partly borne out by the fact that no report has been received of anyone's having given two suspicious men a "lift," as would havo been the case hud they ap plied to a passing farmer fur n ride, and ll I ml from the fact that the blood hound brought up from Portland for the purpose by Deputy Hherlffs I, tuns den, Kul per and Tmit't, trailed the es capes to Ihe county rond nnd then lost tho scent. Expert at Job. , Tho escape was very cleverly plan ned and quickly and skilfully executed, as both men were machinists by profes sion nad skilled in the art of going through so-called burglar proof stool vaults, nnd the work of cutting through Hie brick wnll of the prison cell was like crocking nn eggshell to nrtlsts of their cnlibre. They must have (I nnlinueil on I'agn Hix.) The Weather Fair liinUht and riaturdayj easter ly wiuds, 1,'' WUesvJ IS HIS LIFE AT BATTLE FRONT With Starting War, Only One Fighting WITH REMNANT OF ARMY AGAIN STOPS GERMANS Mixes With His Soldiers and By Example Arouses In tense Enthusiasm By William Philip Sims, a United Frees Staff Correspondent. Hazcbrouck, Franco, via Havre, Oct. 23, "My lifo ia no more valuable to the country than yours and my place is on tho fighting lino," ns King Al bert of Belgium's reply to his personal staff's importunities to him to leave the front. Thursday I saw his majesty la action at (deleted by tho censor), fighting with the remnant of his army tor his native land. Tho Belgians are untnrri fied and iincouquured. Tho king woro a general's field uniform. Ho is con stantly encouraging his mon every where. The Belgian general staff admitted Hint tho German attack in northwest ern Belgium was tho fiercest of the war. The Germans, It was said, plafnly i ii t o ii i i ci i to sweep through the country into Franco ami soizo Dunkirk, but King Albert's nnny prevented It. With Backs to Wall. Thu Belgians made their final stand (Continued on Pago Five.) About to Become a Mother and So Refuses to Submit to Operation Rome, Oct. 3, (Tlv mail to New York.) 'Behind Itiily'i official atti tude toward the P.uruponii war situation there lurks a tragedy of domestic sad ness which unquestionably has hud much tn do with King Victor's efforts to prevent his country from becoming involved In the grent conflict, It is known In official circles In Homo that (Jncell Helena expects to be come n mother early In December. This prospective event III tho most domestic of Kuroicnn rnynl families is tinged with a sorrow which was anything but characteristic of the preceding occas ions on which tho lyincn presented Italy with three princesses and the present heir to the throne. It has been acknowledged by the court physicians that her mnjesty is suffering from enncer of the arm. Her delicate cnnilillons makes nn oper ation fur Its removal impossible, Explain! King's Actions, At Ihe time of the Messina disaster the queen worked among the unfortu nates of tho stricken city untiringly, While engaged thus she Accidentally received a severe blow on tho nriu, l.nter tho Inquiry cnuscd her serious discomfort, and a few months ago her doctors diagnosed tho case as one of cancer, Dnspllo the fact that an operation might jeopardize the life of the future prince or princess, the king has fav ored having one performed rather tlisn ierinlt her illsease to make further headway, but to this his wife will nut consent, Indeed, his mnlest.v'l Illness, reiinrled nt various times in the past two months as grave, are said to be due lo worry over Hie ipiccn s health. It Is (ho accepted fact that King Victor's eilreme reluctance to permit llnlinn participation In the pending war was duo In considerable measure to the fear that the shock of a declaration of hostilities might have a bd effect upon her majesty. RICH JAP KILLED, Han I'raiiclscn, Oct, 23, K, Del, n wealthy .lupnncsn farmer from l,nwer Hheroiau Island, wns run down and In slsntly killed here today by nn automo bile truck driven by .1,' It. Meek, fleck wns arrested and charged with man slaughter, SEIZED ANOTHER TANKER, Washington, Oct. 23. Acting Hecre tary of Htate Lansing announced that the stale department had protested tu Great Britain against the seizure of the Htandnrd Oil tank steamship Pla turla, and had requested her release. RISKING TO INVADE ENGLAND. London, Oct. 23. Kiel ship yards are building armored barges to transport a German army of invasion to the Uritisn Isles, according to a Copenhagen message received here today. Borne of the barges were al ready completed, it waa aald. They were reported to be cap able of a speed of nine knots. The same massage said Zep polin sheds were in course of construction in Bchleswig, pre sumably with a view to sending with the barges a fleet of dirig ibles. Neither report was confirmed. T UMITY STORE Good Work of Marshal Smith Lands Two Bad Ones in the County Jail Through the prompt and. daring ac tion of Henry Smith, marshal and con stable of Staytoa, two professional bur glars, Fred Peterson, the "llig Swede," and Charlie Wade, members of the or ganized gang of bnrglara which has been operating in tho Wlllainetta val ley for tho past few months, aro now languishing in tho Marion county jail, having been caught in tho act of bur glarizing the general merchandise store of Hitter & Belle, of Hiiblimity, Bnd with tho goods upon them, at about 3 o'clock this morning, Hhoriff William Kscli. who had been notified by telephone of suspicious diameters loitering about iir tho town of Hiiblimity ut 2 o'clock this morning, left immediately by automobile, and ur rivod upon tho scene a few minutes after tho arrest of the burglars had been accomplished by Marshal Hnfitli Both prisoners were arraijiicd before the juitico of tho peaco at Htnyton tliTJT ' morning and were hound over to n grniul jury in 1(I00 bonds each. They wero brought to Hulem by Sheriff Kach and placed In the county jail. Knirnnco to tho Hiiblimity store was gained by means of a skeleton key, which will open any ordinary storo door, and when Marshal Hinith arrived in (sublimity, he having been notified nt the sumo time Shi ril l' Kach received his Information, he found Peterson, the "Big Hwede," inside tho store in the net of collecting the loot with a gunny sack full of shoes already laid out on the floor. Ho threw op his hands with out mailing a fight and Wade was ar rest :d tiunn the Outside of tho store, whero ho wns standing wnlch, before ho could glvo the nlnrm, Tho robbers wero taken completely by surpriso and did not have time to offer any resist ance. In the capture of thoso two men Hhoriff Kseh feels confident he has two moro of tho organized hand of burglars Hint has split up In pairs and trios to carry nn wholesale burglary throughout the valley ami a part of the sumo gnug to a-1i leli Hugh Brennan, alias Aim Moore, alius "Bluckle," John fiyTcill and .7 1 hi Taylor belonged, who wero nT7 rested by tho sheriff and his deputies here last week and turned over to Hher ll'f Word, of Multnomah county, where the group was wanted for n scries of buruliirles coinitiiltcd In Troutdille, Os wego and elsewhere In Hint county re cently. John Adams, a paroled convict from tho Oregon penitentiary, who wrts arrested III couipniiy with the former tiling of burglars and upon whoso per son wero found stolen articles Identical to those found upon Hie three burglars, wns turned over tn the penitentiary of ficials but wns paroled again In a few days. SALEM HEIGHTS HAPPENINGS Mrs, Henry I' relumed Tuesday evening from n two months' visit spent with her children In Michigan und Canada. Mr. T. Hmllli and family of Canada returned with his mother, Mrs, Paseoo to spend the winter and prob ably moke (his their future home, Mrs. (Oorge Fox, of Itickrsnll, wns a visitor nt tho home of her parents, Mr, and Mrs. I Miller the past week Mrs. (, Ti, Dunliip, our primarily teacher, Is nn the sick list Tho Ladles Aid spent nn enjoyable afternoon nt the home of Mrs, Hall Wednesday. The house was very Bt tinetlvn with i-nil ibilillns. cnrrvtiitr nut a pretty color scheme throughout the entertaining rooms. The afternoon wns spent in sewing after a profitable social hour, which was spent with singing sud music. Mrs. Mnlven Brown presided at the piano. A delicious lunch was serve, by the hostess assisted by Mrs, II, Morris nnd Mrs, O. Wilson, DIAZ REPORTED DEAD, Paris, Oct, 23, No confirmation had been received hern today of the report that es President IHns of Mexico lutd died III Madrid, While almost any ec centrlelty In the transmission of neWs was deemed possible at the present time, It wns thought somewhat unlikely Hint uo confirmatory message would have reached here If the story had been true, Fill IS BLOODY BUT HO IMPORTANT ADVANTAGE GAINED Level and Open Country Makes the Losses on Both Sides Heavy GERMANS SHELL MEUSE AND ALLIES OSTEND Russians, Servians and Aus trians All Claim Sweeping Victories "In general, there baa been no ma torlnl change," was today 'a report by the allies in the situation in the wtst orn theatre of the Kuropean war. "Thfl ouemy," wus the German ver sion, "is slowly retreating along the; entiro buttlo front." According to the allies, the Germans had withdrawn Bomowhat from the ols gian coast to escape the fire from their enemies' warships in tho North sea. They were directing fierce nttacki against Nieuport, however. At Arras, too, they were trying IS pierce tho allies' liue, Tho level, open country made" the fighting frightfully bloody. The allies claimed to have cut the kaiser's communication linos between Bruges nnd Ghent nnd here also there was u desperate struggle. Allies Shell Ostend. Homo accounts said an Anglo-Frenfh fleet wub shelling Ostend and ou other authority this report was denied, To the southward the Germans were increasing the fury of their bombard ment ngainst tho' Mouse fortlficutiolia. ' Wost of Warsaw the Hussions de- ' clnred tho Germans were rotroatlng bo precipitately that in places thoir re tirement amounted to a rout. They phicod German losses tn Ituf slnu Poland at 200,000. It win noticenblo, however, that In other places along their eastern line the Oermuiis still hugged the Vistula, sug gesting that their Warsaw recessions were not as Important u" Hie Kussiana said. The Austrians reported inccesset ngainst the Hunsians tn Onliciu, though tho Hussions suid they hud failed in repeated efforts to cross the Ban, AU Are Victorious. In Hukovinn also tho Austrians pro fessed to havo beaten the ltussinrjs badly, re capturing the important city , of l,t rnowitz and killing bugo num bers of Hlavs. Tho Herviuiii and Montenegrin claimed fresh victories over the Aus trians in Bosnia and Herzegovina. A Copenhagen message suid the Ger mans wero building armored barges at Kiel ami Zeppelin sheds In Hchlcswig to invade Knglund. A British squadron wns reported looking for the German cruiser Karla rue, said to have sunk 1(1 British ves- (Ooiitinued on Page Three.) American Express Shows It Lost Money But Paid Divi dend of 8 Per Cent According to tho annual report of the Amerbeit Isxprcss company to the railroad commission covering the year ending June ,'!(), itlll, tho total operat ing revenues of the company through out the entiro system, which extends over the United Htates and across the sens, wero f I5,I(I2,IMIi.3S, and the oper ating expenses, Including a debit uf 4 -U, 1 Til ,Sltt.i:i for express privileges, was lft,:iilii;iHI.I I, representing a loss of ipi3,i;i1."il. The ratio of operating expenses to operating revenues wue Ull. Hi per cent. Notwithstanding this deficit in operating revenues, the com puny wns aide to declare a dividend of eight per cent on Its capital stock dur ing Hie vear, amounting to l,4H0,N0O and there was H,im0,0W of Wells Fargo ft On, Block, which hud been held by tho American Kxpress company, dis tributed among Its stockholders, The Immensity of the scope of till express system may be understood from Hie knowledge Hint It operates over a total of 1211,1113 miles. Of this aggre gate mileage n total of 1250 Is opiuntril Vn Oregon, H07H miles Is operated In foreign countries and CiH.'JHt miles la oceangoing mileage, The amount of taxes p'lld In Oregon In IIM4 was , H7D.ua, nnd III nil other states and coun tries 3711,302.!!, The enpltnl stock outstanding wns 1H,000,000, of which .IHI.OOO is held by the company In Hi treasury sud la secured by purchase.