The New Era. (Davenport, Okla.), Vol. 7, No. 42, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 25, 1915 Page: 2 of 4
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Epitome of the Mo t
at Home and Abroad
I Eugent V. Deta, socialist candidal#
I for president of the United States in
1900, 1904 and 1912, announced be bad
j decline the fifth nomination.
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| Paul Hoot, J8 years old, fullback or
■ the Eastern Illinois Normal school foot-
! ball team, died at Cbariestown, 111., o
i injuries he received In Saturday's game
with the nonuai university of Bloom-
! ington. III. He suffered a fracture at
the base of the skull.
ALLIES TO BLOCKADE GREECE
FORCED TO DECIDE
Whether He Will Carry Out His Treaty i
Obligations and Send Troops
WAR AT « GLANC«.
The approximate production of cit-
rus fruits in California this year is
47,000 carloads, valued at $30,000,000.
gram to the Tribuna from Athens
states that the Bulgarians have oc-
cupied Monastir and that the Serbians
are In full retreaL
• • •
The execution of three more Bel-
gians found guilty by a German court
martial of communicating news of
troop movements to the allies is an-
nounced at Amsterdam.
• • •
Proposals for a separate peace were
made to Italy by Austria at the time
the recent Italian offensive was be-
gun, the l'opolo Italia of Rome asserts,
but the Salandra cabinet refused to
London.—The entente allies have
demanded that Greece either Join with
i Charles B. Munday, vice President
j of the La Salle Street Trust and Sav- "d fu'flU ber treaty obligations
| ings bank of Chicago, of which Wil- ' Serbia or demobilize and to impress
liam Lorimer was president, was found King Constantine that they mean whr.t
guilty of conspiring to wreck the In*ti- hey say, the allies have declared a
tution and his punishment fixed by a j commercial blockade of tfce Hellenic
Jury at five years imprisonment Lor- | empire. according to dispatches from
Dispatches from Athens say the
Greek general staff baa decided to put
imer will be tried next.
m m m
Miss Mable K. Howell, superintend-
ent of the Scaritt Bible and Training
School, at Kansas City, admitted that
the endowment funds of the institu-
tion had been lost. It has been re-
ported that the funds had been mis-
appropriated by a' local investment
company. The loss has been esti-
mated at between $100,000 and
Lord Kitchener, the British war
secretary, who had an hour's audience
with the king of Greece and afterward
saw Premier Skouloudis, told them
what the allies could and would do
unless the demands were conceded.
The Greek cabinet met to consider the
situation and a few hours should show
what Greece's future attitude will be.
The Greek government again has af-
' ' ... , , firmed Us friendliness to the allies.
It is estimated that unfilled ster-1 or .
~ . , . but ha* not yet taken the steps re
ders in October were increased more
than 1,600,000 tons and rolled ana 11nlre<1 to P^ent Greece from being
forged steel sales since November l
have exceeded the October recorj-
breaking tonnage by nearly 5 per cent,
it Is proposed to have a force of
counted among the friends of the cen-
| The entente powers will not permit
havo noil r* — - any delay as the position of the Ser- !
into training all citizens who have not milllon men wlth at least a JWB ' ' „rnlon«ration
i . •niiitar-v Korvifo nil* it ix anii! bi<)D &nm 1 es m&Kos anj proiorifjJiiioii
done military service, inis, h 18 8a'"-1 training, giving the country an army ... , ___ ...
will raise the strength of the Greek of about j,500,000 fully equipped and the Present uncertainly impossible. >
army to half a million officers and eaBiiy mobilized. i Already the Serbians are making what
men. • • • may be their last stand before Mona
* * * Eugene Burleson, a cousin of Post- itir and also on the plains of Kos- j
One thousand bales of cotton in the j ma£[er General Burleson, was shot cn 1
warehouse of the River Spinning Com-
pany at Providence, R. 1-. burned.
The company had contracted to supply
the Webberville road near Austin and
died as a result of the wounds re-
ceived. Dr. Ed. Taylor of Webber-
the allies with a specially prepared vme jR charged with the shooting.
The Bulgarians. It is true, are be-
ing held up by unfavorable weather
conditions, but they must be almost
guncotton. The origin of the ire is
m • •
Great Britain has requested the
Spanish government to keep a strict
watch along its coast line, especially
that of Morocco, to prevent violation
of their neutrality by German agents
who are believed to be supplying sub-
marines at night.
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Congresa will be asKed at ita com-
ing f ea«ion to revise the federal neu-
trality laws. This ia one of the atepa
decided upon by the administration to
This shooting affray was the result of L * th* of ,he Macedonia capital
quarrel following a collision of a
team driven by Burleson, with an au
tomobile driven by Doctor Taylor.
The comptroller of the currency is-
sued a call to all national banks re-
quiring them to report to him the'-
condition at the close of business on
Wednesday, November 10,
• • •
Mayo Indians and Villa troops raid-
ed the town of Los Mochis. Refugees
enable the department of Justice to]arr|v|ng at Topolobampo sought pro-
by this time, while the Austro-Germans
are slowly but surely pressing back
the northern army.
The Germans announce the capture
sf Novibazar and are therelore on the
direct road to Mitrovltza. which has
been the Serbian capital since Nish
fell ini'j the hands of the Bulgarians.
Other armies are pressing in from
the north, the northwest, the north-
east aDd the east, and even the Mon-
tenegrins, who held their positions for
so long, are being forced back.
By MARK DANIELS,
'General Superintendent and landscape
Engineer of National Parks.)
RATER LAKE National park has
been termed by many the eighth
wonder of the world. Nestling
in the heart of a great moun-
tain which, in ages past, was a
living volcano, 6,000 feet above the
sea, with its sapphire surface unruf-
fled, reflecting the many-hued surfaces
of the 1,000 feet high crater walls
which surrounded it, it is undoubtedly
one of the most exquisite gems of
color to be found in the world. Its
blue surpasses the blue of the Bay of
Naples in richness and intensity and
its somewhat weird surroundings,
pregnant with mystery and solitude,
are in perfect harmony with the placid
j repose of its surface.
There are glaciers in many coun-
tries. high peaks, water falls, cascades,
forests and fields of wild flowers to be
deal more effectively with offenses
against the United Slates growing out
of the war.
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The French government has been
trying for several days to place an
order at Pittsburg for 8,000,000 hand
grenades, but it was said by steel men
that they have met with little success.
Only shields were wanted as they
were to be loaded in Prance, but man-
tection aboard the United States gun-
boat Annapolis. One British subject
and four Americans were reported
• • •
A Joint request by the states of Ar-
kansas and Mississippi was made to
the supreme court for an order for the
appointment of three commissioners to
take testimony in the suit of Arkansas
against Mississippi over the correct
ufacturers who have never made that boundary line at Horseshoe Island, in
uort of thing did not care to experi-
* • •
Former Premier Carp Is credited by
the Mississippi river.
• • •
Secretary Lanslag personally re-
ceived from Macchl Di Cellere, the
Of the French and British troops in I found in many lands but tl^re is only
one Crater lake. Individuality is as
I difficult of attainment in scenery as it
the newspaper Adeverul at Bucharest. Italian ambassador, a communication
with the statement that Roumania will addressed by Italy to all neutral na-
take up arms on the side of Germany tions denouncing as "an unparalleled
in December. The prediction is made atrocity" the sinking of the tlalian
by M. Carp that as soon as established
communications make it possible, Ger-
many will make new offers to Rou-
mania in the form of an ultimatum re-
quiring a reply within 48 hours.
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The entire Bulgarian force operating
west of Vardar has been endangered
liner Ancona with scores of neutrals
and other non-combatants aboard.
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The general staff of the army has
made an exhaustive study of the prob-
lem of defending the country and its
Insular possessions. Its reports, it is
understood, recommends increasing
by the offensive taken by the Serbian 'be regular army to 250,000 men per-|
and French troops. The Serbs have manenUy with the colore and with re-
retaken the offensive In the Supagora I **rves of 300.000 fully trained men to
district and are reported to have de- « KaP this foroe.^ Behind this line
feated the Bulgarians at Katchanik
Pass. Inflicting such heavy losses that | The supreme court dismissed
the invaders were demoralized. Two action brought by L. M. Johnson
French cavalry raids are said to have|«f Louisiana and other negroes against
cleared the ground between Krtvolak J"™™"*™00™ T™
1 $69,000,000 which they alleged was due
to thein ancestors as slaves for invol-
untary servitude In connection with
federal handling of cotton during the
civil war. The action was brought
against Secretary McAdoo.
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None of the bids by private ship-
yards for construction of the super-
dreadnaughts authorized by the last
congress submitted to the navy de-
partment fall within the limit of
$7,800,000 fixed as the maximum cost
for hull and machinery of each ship.
Bids submitted by the New York, Phil-
adelphia and Mare Island navy yards,
however, all fell within the limit, most
of them being below $7,000,000. Three
private companies submitted bids for
one ship each.
All grades of refined sugar were ad-
vanced 10 cents per hundred pounds.
The condition of Mayor Mitchell of
New York, who was operated on for
appendicitis, reported as satisfactory.
• • •
The entire equipment of the State
School of Mines at Weir, Kans., waB
lost tn a fire, but 350 pupils and teach-
ers in the building escapcd without in-
• • a>
President Wilson directed the rein-
statement of George Murkltt, the as-
sistant postmaster at Winnetka, III.,
who was dismissed after he had crit-
icised the president's hasty engage-
ment to be married.
* • •
Thirty-six surgeons and thirty-six
nurses, comprising the second Har-
vard unit, set sail from New York for
hospital service in the war xone.
9 • •
Two-dollar oil, goal of hundreds of
producers throughout the country,
was reached when the South Penn Oil
Company announced the second ad-
vince in crude oils for the week as fol-
lows: Pennsylvania Crude, $2; Mer-
cer Black, Newcastle, Corning, $1.50;
Cabell, $1.55; SomersMt, $1.42; Rag-
land, '9 cents.
:he south, no news has been received.
Apparently they are only holding their
positions and can no longer hope to be
>f assistance to the Serbians except
by keeping a large number of Bulgar-
ians engaged. According to German
reports, an effort will be made by the
French and British to save the Ser-
bians by sending troops through Mod-
.enegro and Albania, but with poor
arads, R will take a long time tor them
.o reach the battlefield.
There iB no change on the other bat-
tle fronts. The Italians are still fight-
ing for Goritza and the Russians are
-egaining ground which they lost along
(he Styr river last week. Czartorysk,
i little village unknown before the war
ind which became famous for the bit-
ter fighting that has occurred around
it is again In the possession of the
Russians who evidently let the Ger-
mans enter simply tu shell thein out
the next day.
The German attack, which met with
Initial success was doomed to final fail-
ure as the country around Is a great
marsh and in the opinion of Petrograd,
the offensive wus taaen for politicv,,
not military purposes with the obpect
jf Impressing the Roumanians.
In Courland the weather has enforc
id Idleness upon both armies.
A Bucharest dispatch Is authority
tor the statement that the first con-
Ingent of Herman troops has arrived
is in persons, and in Crater Lake Na-
tional park one finds it to an extreme
The people of the United States are
particularly fortunate in the posses-
sion of their national parks in that al-
most every one of them has a marked
and striking individuality and con-
tains within its boundaries some fea-
tures which will leave a lasting im-
pression and will be a source ot Joy
and pleasure when other things are
forgotten; but of all the sights that
can be had in the scenic reservations
of our country, perhaps none will
strike the observer with such force
Successful Crops and Big Yields
Help the Railway.
The remarkable fields that are re-
ported of the wheat crop of Western
Canada for 1915 bear out the esti-
mate of an average yield over the
three western provinces of upward of
25 bushels per acre. There is no
portion of that great west of 24,000
square miles in which the crop was
not good and the yields abundant. An
! American farmer who was Induced to
place under cultivation land that he
had been holding for five years for
| speculative purposes and higher
prices, says that he made the price ot
the land out of this year's crop of
oats. No doubt, others, too, who took
the advice of the Department of the
Interior to cultivate the unoccupied
land, have done as well.
But the story of the great crop that
Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta
produced this year is best told in the
language of the railways In the added
cars that it has been necessary to
place in commission, the extra trains
required to be run, the Increased ton-
nage of the grain steamers.
It is found that railway earnings
continue to improve.
The C. P. R. earnings for the second
i week of October showed an increase
of $762,000 over last year, the total
being only $310,000 below the gross
earnings of the corresponding week
of 1913, when the Western wheat crop
made a new record for that date. The
increase in C. P. R. earnings for the
corresponding week of that year was
only $351,000, or less than half of the
increase reported this year. The
which, at this latitude is covered with
snows for many months of the year; |
it is however, the moat practicable
place at which to locate the govern
ment headquarters and to establish
a small village consisting of a few
stores and supply stations. It is not,
however, at the rim of the crater and
therefore could never, under any cir-
cumstances, be a place where tourists
would be content to stay, for there Is .
ever the mountain top with the lake , *raln movement in the West within
beyond beckoning the traveler to the j 'he past two weeks has taxed the re-
goal of his pilgrimage.
The establishment of the village on
the rim of the crater overlooking the
lake would be ideal, but In certain sea-
sons the snows are so late in melting
that tourists might never reach the vil-
Bources of the Canadian roads as
never before, despite their Increased
facilities. The C. P. R. is handling 2,000
cars per day, a new record. The
G. T. R. and the C. N. R. are also mak-
ing new shipment records. The other
lage in the season of their travel. The day the W. Grant Morden, of the Can-
solution, therefore, appears to be a ada Steamships Company, the largest
double village or two stations, one at freighter of the Canadian fleet on the
the lower level, which opens several ; Upper Lakes, brought down a cargo of
weeks before the upper levels, and one
at the rim of the crater. By this
means tourists may arrive at the lower
station, where accommodations may
be found, and proceed to the rim of
the crater by foot when the road Is
not passable for vehicular traffic. At
the rim of the crater should be estab
llshed a secondary village in which
sleeping and eating accommodations
are provided, together with stores and
studios which might supply the wants
of the tourists.
Sailing and Fishing on the Lake.
The desire of the tourist upon arriv-
ing at Crater Lake National park iB to
reach the rim of the crater at the :
earliest time. Once there, his all-con- i
suming desire is to descend to the
surface of the lake and to sail upon
476,315 buBhels, a new record for
Canadian shipping. Records are "go-
ing by the board" in all directions this
fall, due to Canada's record crop. The
largest Canadian wheat movement
through the port of Ndw York ever
known is reported for the period up
to October 15th, when since shipments
of the new crop began in August,
4,265,791 bushels have been reloaded
for England, France and Italy. This
is over half as much as was shipped
of American wheat from the same port
in the same period. And, be it remem-
bered, Montreal, not New York, Is the
main export gateway for Canadian
wheat. New York gets the overflow
In competition with Montreal.—Ad-
STERN PUNISHMENT IS COMING
To Those Who Fight the European
War In the U. S.
President Porras has mailed instruc-
tions to U. A. Morales, the Panama
minister to the United States to en-
deavor to obtain the approval of Sec
retary of State Lansing to the proposed J ______
new Panama loan of $2,250,000 on th«' Washington.—Official notice of th«
best terms possible even to the extent | tTnjted state's government's intention
of consenting to the appointment of
a fiscal agent for Panama's finances,
according to reliable information.
' 9 . —
THE PHANTCn SHIP, CRATER LAKE
Not a Booklover.
After spending the summer in a
mountain hamlet In Tennessee, the
visitor hired a native to help pack up.
As they were engaged in boxing a
shelf ot books the mountaineer re-
"Somehow, ah nevah keered much
for books; but," he resumed after a
thoughtful pause, "ah can't read, an'
mebbe that had sumpln' to do wit' it."
The cost to Switzerland to the end
of October of guarding her neutrality
• • •
The Mattino of Naples says It has
been Informed King Ferdinand of Bul-
garia has communicated with Pope
Benedict stating that after the war
Bulgaria will become a Catholic coun-
* « •
Virtually the entire food supply of
Germany is expected soon to pass un-
der the governmental control to in-
sure an equitable distribution of sup-
plies at fair prices among the entire
• • •
The Italian government has decided
to fit out and use German liners In-
terned tn Italian ports. Three or four
of the vessels at Genoa alone have a
total tonnage of 32,000.
• • •
Great Britain, France and Russia
have united In an effort to add China
to the entente alliance In order to pre-
vent possible friction In the future be-
tween Japan and China and to pre-
serve the peace of the far east. If
China agrees to the plan, her partici-
pation In th« present war is not ex-
and will leave as lasting an impres-
sion as Crater lake.
Crater Lake National park is in the
Cascade range of mountains in south-
ern Oregon. The lake is circular in
form and about six miles in diameter.
Its surface is at an elevation of 6,177
feet above sea level and is an average
to employ all its resources in punish-
ing those responsible for factory ex
plosions. Intimidation of labor and
other acts of violence against Ameri-
can Industries, is coupled in a state-1 0f iqoo feet below the crest of the
ment Issued by Attorney General Greg surrounding crater rim. The great
ory wijth an appeal tu state authorities ca.Vity in this mountain was once the
to be equally vigorous in dealing with crater of an active volcano which, at
lawlessness beyond the reach of fed , one time or another, collapsed, leaving
eral statutes. a receptacle several hundred feet in
"Information Indicating attacks up depth which is now filled with spar-
on lawful American industries am! kling blue water, clear as a diamond
commerce through Incendiary fire- and of a blue that defies description,
and explosions in factories, threats to Arranging for Tourists.
Intimidate employes and other acts ol to make this unique gem of ex-
violence," says the statement, "hat qutaite beauty available to the travel-
so often developed during the past few
months as to demand searching inves
ligations and prosecutions. The de
partment of Justico will continue un-
remittingly to Investigate all such acts
President Rushing His Message.
Washington.—President Wilson hai
put aside practically all other public
business to devote his entire time to
completing his third annual message
to congress, which he plans to read
personally at a Joint meeting of the
senate and house on December 7. lis
has given instructions that none but
Important engagements be made fot
him. The president Is working /-ard
to have the message in the hand* a;
the public printer tofors Thankskir
ing public has been no simple problem.
The park is traversed by roads from
the west and from the south and the
approaches are along easy gradients
and through wonderful forests and
alongside beautiful canyons, but upon
a closer approach to the ascent to the
rim of the crater, the difficulty of
reaching the lake becomes more and
more serious, and the problems In-
volved In establishing proper accom-
modations for the tourists and main-
taining them throughout the season
becomes more and more complex.
The superintendent's house Is lo-
cated several miles from the rim of
the crater and at an elevation of 6 000
-set above sea lq?el. This altitude,
vhlls more than 1,000 feet below the
Im of the crater from which a view
>I the lake can be had. Is still on*
this bluest sea about the phantom
Island and in the shadow of the Jaggea
rim. After he goes this far, his next
consuming desire will be to hook the
glorious trout which may be seen
swimming in the depths beneath his
boat. A trip of this sort will only fill
him with a further longing to encircle
the lake on land around the rim, so
that he may drink In the sparkling
colors and deeper shadows from all
angles. The problem, therefore, which
confronts the secretary of the Interior
is the development of roads and trails
about the lake so that the tourist may
receive full satisfaction, and to do this,
plans have been drawn and work be- i
gun on the roads and trails and vil-
Congress has appropriated money,
which Is being expended through the
war department, for th« construction
of an encircling road to be built
around the crater. This road is under
construction an<J a material portion of
It has been completed. The three en-
trance roads, one from Medford on thn
west, one from Klamath Falls on thn
south, and one along Sand creek on
the east, have been completed and are
now open to travel. Tho trail from ,
the rim of the crater to the lake Bur- !
face indicating the location of the pro-
posed rim village has boon construct-
ed and will this year be wldoned and
improved. A lodge or hotel has been
constructed on the rim of thn crater
and roads connecting It with the su-
perintendent's headquarters at Anna
Spring at the lower level have been
For Domestic Animals.
Horses, cattle and sheep are liable
to sores, sprains, galls, calks, kicks,
bruises and cuts, and Hanford's Bal-
sam of Myrrh is the standard remedy
for such cases. When you consider
how valuable your stock Ib, having the
Balsam always on hand for them is a
cheap form of insurance. Adv.
"I understand young Jiggers has
taken up the pursuit of literature."
"Yes, but he hasn't caught it yet.
Literature Ib pretty swift nowadays,
An Improved Quinine, Does not Cause
Nervousness nor Ringing in Head
The hapny combination of laxatives in LAX-
ATI VK BROMO QUI NINE makes the guinin#
In till! form have a far better effect than the
ordinary Quinine, and it can be taken by any-
one without affecting the head. Remember to
call for the full name, Laxative BromoQuinlne.
Look for signature of E. W. Grove. 25c.
Knicker—Does Jones amount to
Bocker—No more than a horse at
a horse show.
Important to Mothers
Examine carefully every bottle oi'
CASTORIA, a Bafe and sure remedy for
Infants and children, and aee that it
In Use For Over SO Yeara.
Children Cry for Fletcher'a Castoris
nu vuuuieu, auu nee uiui it
"Algernon called on me yesterday
"Yes; he told me he had some time
to kill."—Kansas City Journal.
THAT GRIM WHITE SPECTRE,
Pneumonia, follows on the heels ot a
neglected cough or cold Delay no
longer Take Mansfield's Cough Bal-
aam. Price 50c and $1.00.—Adv.
"So yez hov a folne Job, eh?"
"Sure I half! 1 was chief designer
In a pretzel factory!"
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