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and more , prosperous
Roseburg' and Douglas
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- THE WEATHER '
Tonight and Wednesday. Bain;
..t : Warmer iToxdght. ,. :
Highest temp, yesterday. 48
TrfiwARt. tnmn. lr.nt nle'ht 31
The 'Only Paper in Roseburg: Carrying: Associated Press Dispatches
VOL. IX.
ltOSEHUltO, DOUGLAS COUNTV, OREGON TUESDAY, DIJOKMBEH 10, 1018.
NO. 203
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THE
EEN
MEWS I
mmsm
TAKES HIS OWN LIFE
Former Emperor and War Lord
, of Europe Wants to
Shuffle Off. .
ADVISERS .GOING OVER
IresMoiit Will Counsel With Indust-
rixd Members of War Cabinet
Destroyers Stage Demonstra-.
'. - tlon Repulsing Attack.
-. (By Associated Press.) ' .' ..
i liONbON.- Dec'. lo! Following the
series of inoldents which brought de
feat to tbe German armies and foiced
the emperor to take refuge in Hol
lui'd, causing n mital depression, Wil
liam Hohonzollern attempted to com
mit suicide, according to a Copenha
gen dispatch from a' Leipzig paper.
retlfiue. v.'ho prevented the cx-empnr-or
fiutn canning out his in'.onilon,
received a wound, the dispatoh stated.
. Will Advise President'
WASHINGTON, Deo. 10. Indust
. rial members of the' president's "war
cabinets" which me t. at the White
House every Wednesday during the
war, will join the executive in Paris,
where they will act as his adlvsers
'a the peace .conference on economic,
Industrial and' reconstruction prob
lems in Europe, affecting the future
peace of the world.
' 'I'll t wrl Amnv A.1vuimw
WASHINGTON. Dec. 10. General
Pershing has reported that the Ame
rican Thlndl Army., continues to ad
vance Into Germany, and thevIlne
extends along the RMne from Ro-j
landseck to Brohl.
Royalists Established.
state that Prince Henry, -of PrusBla,.
a brother of former emperor William,
has proclaimed, the. establishment a,
a Royalist party In 'Germany. ' ' I
' " Watches Demonstration.
ABOARD TRANSPORT- GEORGE
WASHINGTON, Deo. 10. The peace
delegates, and other notables aboard
the ahiD enroUte'to France, vesterdav
stage ai thrilling demonstration of
methods of repulsing a submarine at-'
tack.vPsptb, bombs were dropped and
these threw great geysers of water
high Into the air, electrifying spec
tators aboard the transport. The
transport pased into the Azores today
and turned northward on the last leg
of the voyage.
J. 11
HOME LAST EVENING
J. M. Judd, Who was called to Den
ver two weeks ago on account of the
death of his mother, returned to
Rosebnrg last evening. On the trip
east Mr. Judd visited several cities,
and found cold weather prevailing.
At Denver, he Btates. the Influenza
is very bad, and-so many people are
dying that the undertakers have hard
work to supply cas.tets. At one un
dertaking establishment 68 bodies
were awaiting caskets, In the Dako
tas disease was not so bad, although
there was some snow and very cold
weather. - On the trip west, he came
over the northern route, and found
Montana tied -tip In a rigorous win
ter, although the Btate Iff prosperous.
ACCOUNT WENDING
Roserjurg' merchants who deal in
explosives are in receipt of the fol
lowing Instructions from V N.
Campbell, U. S. explosive Inspector
with headquarters at Medford: '
As you hold vendor's explosives
license for the State of 'Oregon, the
following recent rulings of the dlrec-
tor of the bureau of mines at Wash
ington City should be called to your
attention to avoid Inconvenience with
regard to license requirements, both
to yourselves and to the public.
As the season it jrt hand wnen the
farmer wants saltpeter for curing
meat it is timely, and the rulings
are afc rottdi; (WjJr.'! '
1. All regulations relating to in
gredients not used or Intended to be
used In the manufacture of explosives
are revoked and no further license
of such ingredients will be required.
2. All regulalons relating to fire
works are revoked and no further
license of fireworks will be required.
S. All regulations relating to Pla
tinum, Iridium and Palladium and
compounds thereof are revoked and
no further license of Platinum, Iri
dium and Palladium will be required.
May I state that' license . for ex
plosives, such as blasting powder,
dynamite, etc., are still required un
der the federal explosives regulation
act as in the past. Licenses for tbe
purchase of Ingredients, other than
if wanted for the manufacture of ex
plosives, are no .longer required.
W. N. CAMPBELL,
U. S. Explosives Inspector.
MIPS
GHTING SPANISH
FLU
r (By Associated Press.)
DENVER; Colo., Dec. 10. The
Womens'. Motor Conps of the Red
Cross did heroic work In fighting the
epidemic of Spanish influenza in Den
ver, many members often sivlng as
sistance to victims of the malady up
to the moment they were stricken
themselves. One of the self-imposed
duties of the "corps was the distribu
tion of gallons of soup made by the
National League for Women's Serv
ice, In muny Instances members of
the corps have gone into sick rooms
to serve patients. Cases of dire need
have been . discovered by th'om. In
instances where they found entire
families ill and often without suffi
cient bedding, they have collected
these articles from .yielr own homes
and from those of friends. Members
of the corps also used their cars in
carrying patients to hospitals.
. .
THE 91 ST DIVISION
E
Men Drawn Into Service From
the Western States In
Bloodiest Encounters.
TRAINED AT CAMP LEWIS
Hundreds of Oregon Boys Made the
Supreme Sacrifice Tliat Marked
the Final Callapse of the
German Empire. :
(By Associated Press.)
CAMP- LEWIS. TACOMA, WASH..
Dec. 10. The great West always will
feel that it had its share in tne
victory of 1918, for Its heart went
with the 91st division when that or
ganization, drawn trom the states of
Washington, - Oregon, California,
Montana, Idaho, Utah, Nevada, and
the territory of Alaska, went over
seas to engage In the final and decis
ive combat of the worldl conflict for
freedom and democracy.
When the men of the 91st, who
participated in some of the Moodiest
encounters that marked the final col
lapse of Germany's' military power,
come back in triumph, they will
present a spectable strickmgly in
contrast to their appearance as raw
recruits, a little more than a year ago
when they first assembled at Camp
Lewis. They were the first of the
selective draft.
Flushed though they may be with
the glory of achievement and the
plaudit of multitudes, the men prob
ably never will forget those first
days at the -great cantonment early
in October, 1917, when with the car
penters still at work on many of the
barracks that stretched in seemingly
Interminable lines, they enter the
barren (buildings that were to be
their homes for months during the
period of training. -
For weeks the men, who came
from offices, shops, ranches, farms
andi stores fresh from the comforts
of home went uncomplainingly
through the rigorous drills and setting-up
exercises wearing their civil
ian clothes and lacking the stimulus
of uniform and military accoutre
ments. The officer, mostly from San
rrancisco rresiaio training camp,
comparatively new to military life
themselves, whipped into shape the
heterogeneous though study material
they found. .
The 91st probably showed as di
stinctly as any other organization In
Uncle Sam s great 'melting pot' army
the striking social contrasts that were
merged Into the fighting machine. To
it came millionaires and laborers, ar
tists and shoe shiners, cowpunchers
and actors, merchants, and police
men, preachers and pugilists, lawyers
and farmers, cooks andj carpenters
and many other diverse occupations
all called from their accustomed pur
suits to fit themselves for the great
battle.
News gatherers found many a thrill
In those days In discovering some
"movie" magnate obscurely learning
how to "right about face"; some mil
lionaire, off in a remote corner of
the camp going through the dally
routine, his identity unsuspected by
his companions, a world champion
wrestler, many former champion
boxers, actors, grand opera singers,
stage managers and other entertain
ers were among the men drawn from
more ordinary walks of life, who
helped to provide amusement for the
men In the gathering arranged by
the War Camp Community S?cretnry.
As the weeks and months passed.
however; all were welded Into a olid
fighting unit, each individual grimly
intent on the business of war the
spirit that dominated the American
armv and turned the tide of the flrht
to the overwhelming victory of No
vember, 1918,
II
E
Told Them Policy He Wanted.
Them to Follow In "Disr
ing" War News. -
JUST AND LASTING PEACE
What He Thought the United States
and Germany Wanted Famous
Zimmerman Note Declared
A itank Forgery.
(By Associated Press.) .
WASHINGTON, Dec. 10. Govern
ment copies of telegrams signed by
Hearst alitll giving instructions re
garding the policy his newspapers
and correspondents should follow
during the war were Tead into re
cord at today's hearinn of the senate
lommitte. In a mesage to Hale,
Hearst said he believed a vast ma
jortity of the people of America and
Germany opposed the United States
entering the war and that he desired
to employ influence for Che promo
tion of a Just and lasting peace. A
message dialed in March, and signed
"Doctor," addressed to the New York
American, declared that the famous
Zimmerman note in which Germany
proposed an alliance with Japan and
Mexico, and which the Associated
Press revealed to the world, probably
was a forgery prepared by the attor
ney general to "frigjhten congress in
to giving the president the powers
lie demanded ana perhaps also into
passing the espionage bill."
More. Troops Hnmewarcl Bound.
wiahhiisutujn, jjec. iu inesau-i
'ng of seven additional transports
for American ports was announced .
today. They carry 52 officers and !
3,000 men, six of which boats sailed
Dec. 6, the other leaving on the 7th.
p Onimot Ketum In Unit.
SALEM, Dec. 10. Goyithyopm
be today received a letter from the
war department saying that It will
be,' Impractlble for the department
to attempt to return the oldl Third
Oregon-lnfantry from France in a
unit. Many men have been trans
ferred which would make it difficult
to assemble the company.
American Prisoner Released.
BERLIN, Dec. 10. Twenty-six
hundred American prisoners of war
"nterned at Camp Rastatt 'have left
for Switzerland and It now expected
that the last of American prisoners
will be out of German camps by the
middle of the present week.
Vise-President to Preside.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 10. Presi
dent Wilson, by wireless, has asked
iho vice-president to p res idle as us
ual at the Tuesday cabinet meeting.
SELL BUTTER AND EGGS
Senator McNary is the subject of ah
article In the December issue of
Everybody's magazine and if one is
o judge the reliability of the maga
.Ine by what It says about the sena
tor, its articles would not stand wen
:n this community,, says the Saloin
ournal. . ; '
For Instance, It publishes a picture
f the senator which friends here say
looks more like John McNary than
the junior e?nator from Oregon. Andi
then In its own story under the title
The Few Who Are chosen" eeems
to Intimati that Salem should be
more proud of Herbert Hoover than
uny other clt zen that might come
nto prominence, or ever lived here.
And then a sample of how unre
And then a sample of how unre
liable some of the big magazines may
be, it gives the following regarding
he boyhood life of the Oregon sena
tor e:
"McNary lived In the country and
nfer driving through the alley back
of Main street and peddling butter
and eggs to the Chinese restaurants,
used to tie his horse and ouggy In
front of the office where Herbert
Hoover worked."
TO 65TH company
That the boys or the 66th Artil
lery, C. A. C, may know their iplacee
are being kept at home for them, the
65th auxiliary has prepared a letter
to be. sent to each member of the
regiment from this place, says the
Eucene Guard, Following is a copy
of the letter that has been sent:
"To our boys In the 65th Artil
lery, O. A. C, American Txpeditlon
nry Forces. 43rd Brleade, France:
"We, the mothers, wives, sisters
and members of the Lane County
Auxiliary, of the 66th Artillery, wish
to send lovo andi Christmas greetings.
We k)w you have been brave, splen
did boys in the days that are past,
mid needless to say, Eugene is count
ing the days until our Yankee lads
come marching-homo. May you feel,
until you come home again 'thr.t tho
love of our heartB r.nd God's good
grace are holding ;you close in their
embrace.'
. "We know you havo the best col
onel, the best captains and the best
regiment In France and we extend
our hearty thanks to Major Longino,
Captain Howard; Captain Chase, Cap
tpln Hamble, Lieutenant McDonald,
andi the present Y. M. C. A. man
with you. We know tney have help
ed you in many ways, and last, but
not least, we wish to thank Mr. Case
for the many times he. has made it a
point to be with you. .
"We are sending this letter to add
to your cheer at your Christmas party
nnd to wish you, every one, a Merry
Christinas, and the Happiest New
Year of your life, and we hope it will
be spent with ub. ! -
"So reres' to the boys of the 66th,
Gallant, trrave and true,'.,
Here's to our lads so Jar away,
We love you and honor you, too.
May you soon be coming home to us,
Every dear soldier of ..yon.
. "The 65th Auxiliary will give you
a Christmas dinner when you come
home, even if it is the Fourth of
July' v: . " .
Accompanying the letter is a poem
entitled J'Slnce You' Went Away,"
and is as' follows:' ;
"Since you went a way, every gay
sailor lad, r . :
'Every khaki-clad soldier I see,
Has a place In my heart and a share
in nly thoughts
And, belongs, just a little to me.
He's a comrade of yours and is bear-
' lng his share .
' Of the burden that rests upon you,
I3oth are doing -the work that a na-
tlon has
For its glorious manhood .to do.
"Since you went away 'every fold of
the flag .
Has a message uhat 1b tender and
, true: ' 1
It has always meant liberty, freedom
and) right;
It now meanB my country, and you.
ourY honor is part of the deep azure
field, !
Your courage of each crimson bar,
And the soul of you, shining resplen
. dent and clear, .:
Is a part of each beautiful star.
VICTIM OF FEVER IS
FOUND INJHB WOODS
Thurmdn Boyle, who. disappeared
from his home In Canyonvllle, Sat
urday night was found by deputy
sheriff Frank Hopkins in the woods
near that 'town Sunday afternoon and
was at once returned to his home.
Boyle, who is about 27 years of
age, served In the navy for about
five years. He was stationed at Mare
Island, where he was stricken with
a severe fever about four yeai'B ago,
and was delirious for several days
and nights. Never completely re
covering from the effects of the Ill
ness,' In a slightly unbalanced condi
tion, he slipped away from the naval
hospital at Mare Island. Every effort
was made by his parents, who lived
at Canyonville, and the government
authorities, to locate the unfortunate
young man. After a three years
search, he was finally discovered by
secret service men, in a home for the
feeble minded in Pennsylvania. He
was returned- to his home at Canyon
ville at once, arriving in Oregon,
about a month ago. Since tnat time
he has required constant attention,
the parents fearing that ho would
again slip away. Late Saturday af
ternoon, by a trick of rare shrewd
ness, the young man made his escape,
and was not discovered until the next
evening, when he was found in the
woods near Canyonvllle. ,
Previous to the attack of fever at
Mare Island, young Boyle was a boy
of unusual Intelligence and ability,
and this but makes his present plight
the more pitiable.
DR. SEELY DISCUSSES
THE SPANISH. "FLU"
In discussing the most dangerous
period for the transmission of the
Spanish Influenza gorm,. Dr. A. C.
Seely, state hoalth orflcer, who spent
the week-end with his family in this
city, says thfct One is most likely
to contract the disease when the pa
tient is recovering, but that there fa
more or leas dnnger during tho en
tire course of the affliction. '"Flu"
is distinctly a crowd disease," suM
Dr. Seely, "but ft is the man who has
it or has had It who Is spreading It.
Crowds do not spread) the influenza
unless thcr is present a patient or
former patient. It io obviously not
cr.rrlod by Intermediates. Direct con
tact with one afflicted Is necessary
for the transmission of the disease.
Dr. Seely furthered stated tlc.t all
cases of influenza that h-d come un
der his direct ol-servatlon wore trace
rbltJ to direct contact with either
those that were 111 or those who had
just recovered, the latter being the
for more numerous.- Tills ntatcment
Issued by Dr. Seely Is In contrast to
the first judgment of offlflciala that
the most danjerous rerlodl of Incu
bation was vhen tho patient was
first attacked.
LieutenantHogland Electrifies
Roseburg by Wonderful
Demonstrations. '
AVIATOR SIGHTED 1:45
For Fully Half Hour Thousands of
". People Tlironged the Streets and
Witness Flight of Machine
Iloniaiiis Tonight.
At' 1:45 this afternoon people of
Roseburg and the country adjacent
were privileged 'to see a wonderful
sight In the airplane piloted by Lieut,
Hogland enroute south. Shortly be
fore . 2 o'clock," R. Oile. tele
phoning In from the Sam Leak ranch
on Deer Creek, about eight miles east
of the city, said that the machine had
just passed over and was headed in
a southwesterly direction and ought
to be seen from Roseburg. Stepping
into the street glancing in a north
easterly direction the machine could
be made out a mere speck In the sky,
probably four or five thousand feet
Qiigh. It was only a-moment until tho
airplane was well over the city, and
then . Lieut, Hogland began a se
ries of demonstrations for the evident
odiflcatkm of the citizens here. Dipp
ing IiIb planes the machine headed
for the earth froin Its great hight(
and came within easy vision. Thous
ands of people were by this time
flocking into the streets, many at
tracted by Jhe whirring of the power
ful engines, while others came to find
out what all the excitement was
about. Skimming along as gracefully
as an eagle would glide the great ma
chine, like a thing of life circled and
recircled over the city, visiting Kd
enbower, West Roseburg, the dis
tricts to the south and also hovering
oer the eastern part of the town.
All the public schools were dis
missed and tho youngsters, who have
heard much these war . times of the
wonderful flying machines and squad
rons of them, but who had never be
fore seen a real airplane, viewed the
huge air craft with exclamations of
greatest delight and wonder. From
Edenbower the Lieutenant swept up
over reservoir hill and dropping low
over the river, transverBed the enr
tiro length of the city from north to
south, and everybody In the river dis
tricts got a beautiful view of the
plane at close range. Traveling on
south, and gaining considerable al
titude, the Lieutenant whirled about
a few times, probably to show us no
vices that he could do anything a
bird does and then some moro, the
airman swept back northward ard
appeared to be sizing up the posiblll-
tles of making a landing.
As soon as the fact was generally
understood and that the aviator
would doubtless come down at the
old Fourth Company target range, a
rush occurred in that direction, and
when the crowd reached the range
Llbutenant (Hogland was calmly
awaiting the arrival of the enthus
iastic; Roseburgers, who gave the
gentlemanly aviator a welcome that
removed .any misgivings of lack of
cordiality
Sheriff Quln-e took charge of the
situation, and as head of the Home
Guards, promptly provided a guard
for the machine, and the Lieutenant
expressed his determination of re
maining over night in Roseburg.' It
appeared some slight engine trouble
had developed and tihe supply of
gas was also running low. so Lieu
tenant Hogland deemed advisable to
make a landing here.
it Is noteworthy that the landing
was made upon the exact spot tnat
had lieen considered when the de
partment first asked 'Rosehurg to
provide, If poslble, a place where the
machine might ston on the flight
north. Owing to the rainy season,
and fear that the place might not be
all that was desired, a wire was sent
declining to make any bid for the
machine's laViding.
Telephone reports from Edenbow
er stated that the aviator flew ciosc
to the ground and made a most won
derful demonstration. Tn tho neigh
borhood of the soldier's homo Lieu
tenant Hogland also droppei close to
earth, and everybody was, enrap
tured with his exhibition.
Those who i had the pleasure of
meeting Lieutenant Hogland were
captivated by his modest but soldiery
bearing, and he will leave here in the
morning with thousands of new
found friends In this city and valley.
BE
OF
SALEM, Dec. 9. Seymour Jones
of Salem will be the speaker of the
house of representatives when the
legislature organizes next month.
The last man to come Into the
Jones camp is David M. Oraham of
Gugene, from whom Mr. Jones re
ceived a written pledge of support
today, Mr. Jones Bays' this Is his'
thirty-fourth written pledge. This Is
three more votes necessary than the
required number to elect. ,
'lOvery mem.ber of. the hous'3 of re
presentatives is now pledged, accord
ing to Mr. Jones.. The other 26 mem
bers are pledged to Denton (I. Bur
dlck of Redmond, the eastern Oregon
candidate, who lias been putting up
r. stiff fight to land the speakership.
L'o far Burdick has not given up and
r.tlll insists, he has, a chance. .Strong
orforts are being made to break Into
tie Jones lineup.
It Is conceded also that Senator
W. T. Vinton of Yamhill county will
bo elected) president of the senate.
The 43 votes now pledged to Re
presentative JoneB (or speaker are
Bean of Lane, Branu of Douglas,
Chllds of Linn, Crawford of Yamhill,
CroBS of Clackamas, Dedman of
Clackamas, Dennis of Yamhill, Ed
wards of Tillamook and Yamhill, El
more of Linn, Fuller of Polk, Cordon
of Multnomah, Core of Jackson, Ora
ham of Lane, Graham .of Washing
ton, Griggs oc Douglas. Haines and
Hare of Washington, Hughes of Ma
rlon, Jones of Marlon, Lafferty of
Benton, Lofgren' of Clackamas and
Multnomah, Looney of Marlon, Mar
tin of Marlon, RichardB of Multno
mah, Richardson- of Multnomah,
Schuebel of Clackamas, . Sheldon of
Jackson, Stannard of Coos and Curry,
Thompson of Hood River and Wasco,
Thomas of Linn, Trlft of Coob, Weeks
of. Marlon, : Wheeler of . Lane and
Wright of Gilliam, Sherman am!
Whebler. ' . ' '
Returning Soldiers Expect to
Go Back to the Quiet -Country
Life. ;
SEEKS GOODPROPERTIES
Iiettcra from Ijiids Overseas Indicate
That tne Lure of Battle Will lie
," Succeeded by AuTlcultuiul
., and Klndered pursuits.
A property transfer was negotiated
yesterday when J. H. McClung, of
California, bought a 160 acre grazing
ranch from Isadora Rondeau, of Til'
lcr. This proiperty was- ownedl by
John ondlReau, who Is now associated
with the American . Expeditionary
Forces in France. Tho ranch is situ
ated on the south Umpqua some
distance above Tiller. Mr. McClung
will take possession of the ranch at
once.
A sure index to. the continued
prosperity of this locality lies in the
Increased number or real estate aeais
which have been drawn up within
the past few weeks, particularly since
the signing of the armistice. It 1b
predicted that now that the war is
over that .there will be a great colo
nization .period in the Pacific north
west and there Is bound to be a great
demand for good! farm) lands and
first class wheat lands. In this par
ticular vicinity, It is expected that
fruit and cattle ranches will tnke a
precedence over other kinds of farm
ing ventures, since these two in
dustries have alwaya proved so profit
able. The sales of real estate within
the last month have been confined
chiefly to farm lands, which will be
used for general farming purposes,
from truck gardening to the raising
of. grain and cattle. Not the least
of the prospective crops scheduled
for this section of the country Is the
raising of walnutB, which have been
favorably experimented . upon by
various horticulturists roundanout.
A particular advantage of the walnut
cron is the ease with which It can
be handled and the economy of the
harvesting of the crop.
The demands for western farm
lands have iBBUod from nil socttons
of- the country, from the fareast,
the middle west, and northern and
southern points. TIiIb would seem to
lndfcato thnt the future of the fertile
and spacious west was being realized
gonorally and that the prosperity,
which Is the natural due of a country
so endowed ns this, 1b a last come
Into Its own.
Tho Suthcrlln real estate agents
report that they are having numorous
Inquiries dally from prospective
buyers all over the country and that
within theipast week, several families
from Minnesota have arrlvod in that
vicinity and are looking over fruit
lands with a view to settling perma
nently. -
Several farmers, with sons at the
front, have been Interviewed within
the past few days, and they say that
their boys expect to come back to the
farm and tnko up the work where
they left off. This condition Is con
trary to the expectation of many
people who have thought that the
soldiers, broadened by their tremen
dous experiences, would not be con
tent to settle down to the simple
routine of farm llfo.
Miss Beulah Jewett was taken
quite ill with Influenza yesterday
and was .removed from her home
to the hospltnl, where she Is under
the ouro of Dr, Miller and special
nurso.
CAPTAINS SELECTED
E
County Machinery Is Put In
Readiness For, Final ,
Big Campaign.
MET HERE YESTERDAY
Meeting Called Yesterday ' By Ioeal
Manager W. O. Harding and Ev
erything Is In Readiness for
Work to Start Monday.
Everything Is In readlneBS for the
Red Cross membership drive, which
begins December 16 andi ends Decem
ber 23. Roseburg Is once more pre
paring to go over the top and the
county machinery built uip by local,
manager Harding, assisted in every
precinct by the local chapters of the
i.ed Cross, will be) Bet In motion next
Monday morning.'
There will be no: future drives or
the Red Cross for war funds. The
coming drive la for membership and
It Is the desire of the organization,
to have every man and woman in the
nation hold a membership in the
great society which will go down Into
history as an unparalleled humani
tarian Institution. i
The official preliminary will be Red
Cross Sunday, December ,16,; when
overy pulpit in Oregon will deliver
the message. j
With the signing1 of the armistice,
the work of the Red Cross has not
ended. The Red Cross will continue
Its work abroad until the' lost of
the American troops are returned
'home, and. the society already has
n big peace time program to carry
fout a program which will be as vital
to the nation and its people as that
conducted on the battlefields of Eu
rope. A great work undertaken by
the Red Cross for the transition from
war to peace, is the re-education of
mutilated soldiers and non-combatants
in trades, which will enable
tiliem to be self-Bupportlng. The dol
lar membership does not seem much,'
but every dollar merged with the doK
lars of other members makeB . he
aggregate, -which enables- the- Red
Cross to carry, on. Its- mlBsion of sym
pathy and assistance.
The present drive to be inaugurat
ed by the Red Cross is far more im
portant at this time than It was a
year ago, thiB information coming
direct from national headquarters,
nnn lr -nRnnnvflH mi r.u dul E-nir Hmnii-
der to the good cauBe and make it
a grand! success. This 1b the time
to do your bit and-do it strong. Don't
let It be said Uhat you . -were not a
supporter to the great cause in their
last and final drive for funds.
At a meeting of the executive com
mittee of the Local Red Cross organi
zation yesterday, the following cap
tains were appointed to act in' the
coming drive throughout the county:
Harry WlnBton Winston
Mrs. R. A. Hercher .......DIUard
Mrs. I. B. NicholB.l :Brockway
Roy Rlce.....'...DIUard and Itlce Creek
Mrs. Groves..... Glengary, Route I
W. H. Wohltorth .'...Green
Mr. Emmons ...Hapjy Valley, R. 1
Annie L. Perkins Gardiner
Mrs. Ed. Jennings........ .Olalla
Mrs. G. R.- Underwood!. .'Oakland
Mrs. A. S. Rothermel.......'.....Glendale
J. 13. McCllntock......N. El. Roseburg
Fred A. Goff..:. .......;.,..Elkton
Mrs. Wilfred Brown.;. ...Camas' Valley
.1. R. Lasswel! . Yoncntla
Mrs. lEloy Walkor.....;....,"; Wilbur
It. A. Busenbark Melrose
Mrs. Mark Tifldale............;...8utherlin
Mrs. FoBtor Butnor .... W. Roseburg
Mrs. Markee .Soldiers' Home:
Mrs. Will Ptice..Oak Grove and Glide
C. E. Banning.: '. ..Dlxonvllle
Mrs. Susie Burnett .....Canyonvllle
Mrs. J. J. Kenney. ....Leona
M. D. Coats......: ..Myrtle Creek
T. R. Stokes ............Looking Glass
Mary E. Chadbourne , Drain
II. W. Strong S,. E. Roseburg
Fred Fisher...: Edenbower
Miss Pago..;..., North Roseburg
A. D. Bradley.. S..W. Roseburg
Mis. C. F. Sowersby...,.: Riddle
Mrs. Jas. Pearson........Garden Valley
films. Helnllne......;....,N. W, Roseburg
misb Martini Good Cleveland
Margaret Page North Roseburg
TROOPS GOING NORTH.
Sixty nine men from Camp Kear
ney, California, were on the two
o'clock north bound pc.ssonger train,
yesterday, and report that all of the
men at Camp Kearney are bolng
mustered! out, and the man taken
from Oregon, Washington, Idaho nnd
Montana are returning to their homes
as rapidly ns possible. A special
troop train passed; later In the after
noon, and an officer stated that ap
proximately 30,000 men in the Ca
lifornia camps are ocing released, -and
Beveral hundred of them will
pass here each day enroute to their
homes until all of them havo been
demobilized.
i
MIbb Agnes Pltchford left for Port
land this afternoon where she will
attend a meeting of the county offi
cers of the stato. i