Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937, July 19, 1918, Page 5, Image 5

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Government Will Soon Take
Control of Medical Pro
fession of U. S.
All Doctors in Country AVill Be En
rolled, Including Those Disquali
fied for Military Service Vol
untary Corps Is Planned.
"WASHINGTON, July 18. The Gov
ernment is about to assume control of
the entire medical profession in the
United States to obtain sufficient doc
tors for the Army and at the same
time to distribute those remaining to
the localities or services -where they
are most needed for civilian work.
This mobilization is to be accom
plished either by the enrolling of all
doctors in a voluntary service corps
under pledge to accept whatever serv
ice, military or civilian, assigned them,
or. If the voluntary plan i not success
ful, by legislation providing for the
drafting of them into service.
Medical officers of .the Government
believe compulsory conscription will
not be necessary.
3Vo Exceptions Made.
Acommittee of Army and Navy sur
peons completed today recommenda
tions for inclusion in the volunteer
'medical service corps all doctors, in
stead of only those disqualified for
military service.
Of the 143,000 doctors in the United
States, it is estimated between SO, 000
and 95,000 are in active practice, and
3,000, or about one-fourth, are in the
Army or Navy. Nearly 60,000 will be
required eventually for the Army.
It became known today that Surgeon-General
Gorgas, of the Army;
Braisted, of the Navy, and Blue, of the
. Public Health Service, are considering
a plan for the commissioning of all
teachers in medical schools and as
signing them to their present duties.
This would constitute a means of pre
venting further disruption of medical
teaching staffs, and at the same time
recognizing the public service of these
Enrollment Already Started.
Organization plans for the volunteer
medieal service corps have already
been made and enrollment has started
In a few etates under authority of
the Council of the National Defense.
Instead of enrolling in this corps
only those physicians not suitable for
military service, either because of age,
physical infirmity, dependency or in
stitutional, or public need, as planned
at present, the Government is expected
ehortly to throw open the membership
to all doctors, and to bind them with
a, pledge "during the .present emer
gency to accept eervice. military or
civilian,-, wherever,, whenever and for
whatever, duty h may be called bythe
central governing board."
Colonel ISrlce P. Diaque, Commander of
Spruce Production Division of Signal
Corps. Expected to Attend.
Logging operators of the Northwest
are to meet in conference in Portland
today for consideration of problems
needing attention at this time. The
conference will convene at 9:30 o'clock
this morning at the Portland Hotel.
Colonel Brice P. Disque, commander
of the spruce-production division of
the Signal Corps, is expected to attend
and present matters of interest mutu
ally to his department and the loggers.
Conservation -of foodstuffs in log
ging camps will be presented by repre
sentatives of the food administration.
At special request of officers, Harry
N. Clarke, of Cleveland, O., member of
the party of T. M. C. A. industrial lead
ers who have just concluded a three
day sojourn in Portland, has remained
in the city to tell of his experiences
In establishing cordial relations be
tween factory heads and employes. in
Ills concerns.
Portland Heights Residents Protest
Expense of Building Sewer.
The proposed assessment for the
building of the Tanner Creek sewer
has caused considerable indignation
letnonjiiice .
For Freckles:
:xi,-l'. rjvlaka beauty lotion at'
home for a few" cent. :-Try. it!-, '
Squeeze the juice of two lemons into
a bottle containing three ounces of
orchard white, shake well, and you
have a quarter pint of the best freckle
and tan lotion and complexion beauti-
fier at a very, very small cost.
Your grocer has the lemons and any
drug store or toilet counter will supply
three ounces of orchard white for a few
cents. Massage this sweetly fragrant
lotion into the face, neck, arms and
bands each day and see how freckles
and blemishes disappear and how clear,
soft and white the skin becomes. Tesl
It is harmless. Adv.
Advised by Friends to Try Vinol
What It Did for Her.
Florence, S. C. "I was in a weak
nervous; run-down condition, took cold
easily, could hardly keep around and
lo my work and was all discouraged,
I had taken cough eyrups and tonics
without benefit, until a friend asked
me to try Vinol. I gained rapidly by
its use, so I am now in good health."
Mrs. Addie Wilkerson.
The reason Vinol was so successful
In restoring Mrs. Wilkerson to health.
Is because it is a constitutional remedy,
which enriches and revitalizes the
blood and creates strength. The Owl
Drug Co. and Druggists everywhere.
among the residents and property own
ers on Portland Heights. The manner
in which the Portland Heights prop
erty has been taxed, it is claimed, is
out of proportion to other sections of
the city, as the assessment for each lot
runs from $40 to $60. The people claim
to be willing to pay their share, but
think a mistake has been made in ad
justing the cost of the sewer, as the
district is so remote from the improve
ment that it will give them little bene
fit. The matter has been taken up by the
Portland Heights Improvement Associ
ation and President George W. Hoyt
and Secretary Fred W. German will
head a delegation of citizens who will
attend the next meeting of the City
Council and ask that levying of the as
sessment be postponed until such time
as the residents can be made fully
acquainted with the conditions sur
rounding the building of the sewer and
the methods employed in making the
Sick- and Wounded in London Hos
pitals Cheerful and Optimistic,
Cared For by XT. S. Doctors.
LONDON, July 18. The American
soldiers who have arrived at London
hospitals in the last few days are
cheerful and optimistic lot. They are
grouped mostly in four or five metro
politan hospitals and as far as possible
have been put together In wards where
they can provide plenty of companion
ship for one another.
The Americans include both sick and
wounded. The wounded are largely
from the Fourth of July "show," by
the Americans and Australians south
of the Somme.
"The Yanks and the Aussies get
along fine together," said Sergeant
Torrey, of Olean, N. T., to the Associ
ated Press, "and the combination is
too much for Mr. Hun. The Germans
are forced to admit that it is all up
when they see" the Americans and Aus
tralians coming after them."
The ward in which Sergeant Torrey
and a dozen other Americans were be
ing treated also contains' 10 Austral
ians. Most of these men already are
convalescent and spend the day swap
ping yarns on the sunlit porch.
American women visit the hospitals
daily and distribute American news
papers and magazines, cigarettes, choc
olates and. other delicacies from the
stores of the American Red Cross.
Every American woman Visitor at the
hospitals Wednesday carried a supply
of American flags and before the day
was over every bed occupied by an
American soldier had a silk flag hang
ing proudly above it.
Virtually all the Americans in Lon
don hospitals are being cared for by
American doctors.
Ercight Increases and Labor
Responsible for Rise.
As a result of investigations
ducted in the state by George T.
ton, special representative of the Fed
eral Trade Commission, prices of coal
are to be immediately lifted, according
to Fred J. Holmes, state fuel adminis
Higher prices are made necessary to
meet freight advances, approximating
per cent. Advanced labor costs have
not fully been cared for in present price
schedules, it is also said.
Just how much the price of coal will
be revised upward and just when the
advances will b,e made Mr. Holmes
could not say.
Slight 'readjustment of delivery
charges in Portland probably will be
made. Mr. Holmes said, this adjustment
being in the nature of a reduction
which will affect the outlying districts
particularly. On the old basis the de
livery charge was raised 25 cents for
each 20 blocks the coal is hauied be
yond prescribed downtown sections.
George A. Pietzold, Aged
57, in
Hands of Authorities.
George A. Pietzold, 57. German alien
enemy living at 599 Frederickstreet,
was arrested yesterday by Clyde Evans,
chief of the American Protective
League. Pietzold. who is an educated
German of alleged anarchistic tenden
cies, admitted to Assistant United
States Attorney Rankin that he is a
German alien enemy, but declared that
he had not and would not register as
Pietzold says he is a native of Berlin
and came to the United States in 1882.
In the following year in North Dakota
he declared his intention of becoming
a citizen of the United States, but never
completed his citizenship. Four of
Pietzold's five sons are employed in a
local shipyard.
Kins George's Son Albert Gets Rous
ing Reception at Boxing Match.
LONDON, July 18. Prince Albert, the
second son of King George, was given
a rousing reception by American sol
diers and sailors at the National Sport
ing Club last evening, the Prince hav
ing gone there unannounced to witness
the boxing bouts between American
fighting men. He was not known un
til Sir Randolf Baker, organizer of
weekly boxing exhibitions, stepped into
the ring during an interval and an
nounced that the Prince was present.
The crowd rose and cheered and
called for a speech. The Prince re
sponded, expressing himself pleased at
being able to attend what he referred
to as a "great and noble fight." More
cheers greeted the speech and then the
boxing was resumed.
Scllwood Park Gets Band.
Sellwood Park has ben chosen for
the band concert tonight and the Mu
r.icipal Band under the leadership of
Percy Campbell will present a pro
gramme of patriotic and popular selec
tions. The programme is follows:
Anthem. "The Star-Spangled Banner";
march. "American Royalty" (Clement)
overture (French), "Jeanne Maillotte." re
quest (Reynaud); (a) "When the Boys Come
Home" (Oley Speaks), (b) "What Are You
Going to Do to Help the Boys?" (Van Al
styne) ; selection, "Maritana," request (Wal
lace); Porto mean dance, "Rosita" (Mis
sud); waltz, "Destiny" (Sydney Baynes) ;
flower sons. "Hearts and Flowers," request
(Tobanl); Hawaiian selection, request, (M.
L. Lake). Introducing Hawaiian love Bongs
and dances; community sing, "America."
Next concert at Washington Park,
Sunday, July 21, at 3 P. M. Take Wash
ington-street cars.
Illinois Veterans to Meet.
Illinois veterans will meet at Grand
Army headquarters in the Courthouse
at 10:30 o'clock Saturday morning to
plan for their part in the National en
campment to be held here August 19
to 23. All Illinois veterans are urged
to attend, as matters of importance
will come up.
Bombarding and Observation
Planes Do Brilliant WorJc
Harassing Foe's Forces.
Troops Are Transported to Different
Parts of Battle Front as Needed
for Pour Days Without Rest
by Automobile Men.
FRANCE, July 18. (By the Associated
Press.) Notable work has been done by
allied aviators during the new German
offensive. The bombarding, observa
tion and battle planes have been con
stantly busy and the mastery of the
air has been maintained throughout.
The air forces constantly harassed
the attacking columns of the enemy
and supplied information from moment
to moment to the French staff.
One of the principal elements which
worked toward bringing the German
offensive to a halt was the splendid
co-operation of the transport and in
formation services. In Champagne,
lorry drivers passed four days and
nights without a moment's repose, hur
rying troops from one section of the
line to another, often under heavy
Pigeons Do Good Work.
Carrier pigeons proved most impor
tant in the Champagne fighting, where
the French advance posts were often
cut off from the main body.
The birds constantly brought back
messages concerning movements of
the Germans. In one instance a pigeon
brought a request that French artil
lerymen fire on a position occupied by
their own comrades, because the tier
mans were surrounding them. The
gunners complied, mowing lanes in the
German waves. Their wonderful ac
curacy of aim spared their comrades,
many of whom made their way back.
The enormous losses of the Germans
during the crossing of the Marne must
have been fully equaled in the Cham
pagne sector, where their assaulting
waves were hurled vainly against deep
barriers of barbed wire under the fire
of hundreds of machine guns.
German Dead Cover Hillsides.
Monday when the Germans were
bringing forward reserve divisions near
the Moronviller hills the French gun
ners got their exact range with telling
effect. When the smoke cleared great
heaps of dead and wounded men and
horses were plainly visible on the
C. Williams Loses Home and Con
tent! Every Available Man Sent
to Fight the Flames.
MEDPORD, Or., July 18. (Special.)
Valuable fir timber on an area ap
proximately two miles wide and four
miles long, the residence of J. C. Wil
liams, on Rogue River, in the western
part of Jackson County, and many
buildings owned by farmers in tne dis-
trict badly burned, is the toll of a for
est fire one mile south of Rogue River,
Wednesday night, according to word
reaching this city tonight.
The fire had been burning in. this
district for several days, but, fanned
by a stiff breeze from the north, it
spread to alarming proportions Wednes
day and every available man in the
vicinity of Rogue River was called out
to combat the flames. The fire was
reported under control this afternoon,
though It was still burning.
Mr. Williams lost all his belongings
when his home was destroyed. It was
said that the house was fired by flam
ing brands from the timber blazes a
mile away.
Telephones and Lighting System
White Salmon Out of Service.
WHITE SALMON. Wash.. July 18.
(Special.) The electric storm Monday
night was particularly active in the
White Salmon section.
Alfred Shepler. of the White Salmon
Hood River ferry, was standing within
80 feet of a large poplar which was
struck and Its bark peeled from top to
bottom. The lighting system of the
Pacific Power & Light Company was
put out of service. Several telephone
lines were disabled. At Trout Lake a
large whirlwind carried several hay
cocks from one ranch to another.
Theodore Adams recently installed a
pumping plant and pumphouse on his
ranch close by the White Salmon River.
During the storm a large fir tree fell
directly across the house, crushing it
and seriously injuring the machinery.
Statement Issued Regarding Stand
ards Clears Situation.
WASHINGTON, July 18. A statement
was issued by the War Labor Board
today to allay the apprehensions that
have arisen in labor circles because of
a misinterpretation of a resolution of
the war labor policies board urging
Government departments and boards
not to "make changes in present stand
ards pending the standardization now
under consideration."
Secretary Lauck, of the War Labor
Board, It was announced, has assured
workers that the resolution was in
tended only to prevent Irregular
changes in present standards and will
not conflict in any way with awards
of the Board where conditions are be
low present standards.
May Loss $15,796,187, Compared
With Same Month In 1917.
WASHINGTON, July 18. Operating
income of 180 of the largest railroads
and 15 switching and terminal com
panies last May showed a net decrease
of $15,796,187, compared with the same
month a year ago, final reports to the
Interstate Commerce Commission
show. The total operating income
was $76,798,041. while that of the May
before was $92,775,128.
The total net operating income of
the roads for the first five months of
was $233,219,477, compared with $359,-
366,010 for the same period last year.
Revenues from all sources totalled
$1,698,635,916, against f 1.648.726,077 for
the first five months of 1917, but oper
ating costs increased.
Distinguished Service Medals Are
Awarded to Brave Americans.
LORRAINE, July 18. (By the Associ
ated Press.) General Pershing has
awarded the dlsinguished service cross
to Lieutenant Walter R. Flannery, of
Pittsburg, who swam the Marne under
heavy fire on the night of June 3 and
brought back wounded soldiers who
had escaped from their German cap
tors, but who were unable to get across
the river. For this rescue Lieutenant
Flannery recently received the French
war cross.
Distinguished service crosses have
also been awarded by General Pershing
to Lieutenant Joseph J. Brown. Ser
geant James Hyde and Corporal Henry
Willard, for gallant conduct in Belleau
wood, and to Sergeant Charles Cun
ningham for driving off an enemy raid
in Alsace after he had been wounded,
Robert S. Hague, of San Francisco,
to Serve Fleet -Corporation.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 18. Robert
S. Hague, superintending engineer of
the marine department of the Standard
Oil Company, has been called by the
Emergency Fleet Corporation to have
supervision of the work of speeding up
the production of steel ships in every
Pacific Coast yard, it was announced
here .tonight.
Hague left tonight for Seattle, where
he is to confer with Director-General
Charles M. Schwab and Vice-President
Charles Plez, of the Emergency Fleet
Corporation. He will return within
few days to establish his headquarters
here. He has been with the Standard
Oil Company for nine years.
Marion and Polk Counties to Meet
at Salem in Celebration.
SALEM. Or.. July 18. (Special.)
Formal opening of the new bridge
across the Willamette here, connecting
Marion and Polk counties, tonight was
set for July 30, and elaborate plans are
made for a celebration. The Red Cross
will get all receipts.
Privilege of first crossing the bridge
in a vehicle will be auctioned off. All
who desire to walk on the bridge must
purchase a flag. It is expected that
probably 1000 members of the home
guard from various parts of the state
will participate in a parade.
State officials, county officials of
Marion and Polk counties, and Mayors
and city councils of all towns in the
counties have been invited to attend.
Situation In Bitter Root Forest Dis
trict Grows In Seriousness.
MISSOULA, Mont.. July 18. Numer
ous new forest fires were reported to
day, the most serious of which are lo
cated in the Bitter Root forest, 15 miles
south of Missoula, and in the Coeur
d'Alenes, on the north fork of the Coeur
d'Alene River. 20 miles west of Wal
lace, near Enaville. Idaho.
The new fire reported from the Bitter
Root is on Woodchuck Creek and is
burning rapidly. A fire also was re
ported In the mountains east of Honner
and a crew made up of mill hands from
the lumber mill at Bonner, assisted by
Forester B. H. Parsons and a number of
men from Missoula, was dispatched to
cope with the new danger. Numerous
small fires, started by lightning, were
reported this evening to headquarters
Defect In German System Held Re
sponsible for War.
BERKELEY. Cal., July 18. "Hud the
German boy and girl of a decade back
learned how to play, and play fair, this
war would have beensan impossibility,"
Bald Charles It. Hunt, of Berkeley,
president of the Western district, Amer
ican Physical Education Association, in
opening the organization's convention
here today.
It is the first annual meeting of the
association. It Is to continue two days
and, it was announced, a comprehensive
plan Is to be drawn for physical train
ing in the public schools.
Becker Company's Property at
Charleston, S. C, Seized by XT. S.
WASHINGTON. July 18. Taking over
by the Government of the German
owned Becker Steel Company of Amer
ica, with a plant at Charleston, W. V
was announced today by A. Mitchell
Palmer, alien property custodian.
With the company comes to American
manufacturers a secret process for the
production of "high speed" steel, here
tofore held exclusively by the Germans,
Flames Reported Beyond Control In
Idaho and Montana.
MISSOULA. Mont., July 18. High
winds prevailing In Western Montana
and Northern Idaho have fanned the
fires in the Clearwater, Kootenai and
Pend d'Oreille forests into new huge
conflagrations, supervisors reported to
the United States District Forester here
The fire-fighting crews have been
unable to check the flames.
Divorce Decree Granted.
OREGON CITY. Or.. July 18. (Spe
cial.) A decree was handed down this
afternoon by Circuit Judge J. U. Camp
bell, granting Kdmond Searle a divorce
from Jessie Searle. They were married
in Camas, Wash., in June of last year,
and, according to testimony, the wife
sold her wedding ring soon after the
nuptials. 'The complaint also charged
Improper relations with soldiers in
Ship lllggcr Seriously Injured.
Martin Lummberg. 41, ship rigger for
the Columbia Shipbuilding Company,
was seriously injured by a falling tim
ber at the shipyards yesterday. The
injured man. who lives at 414 Flint
street, was taken to the Sellwood Hos
pital, where it was announced he sus
tained a concussion of the skull and
laceration of the neck.
Ochoco Dam Gets Tront Fry.
PRINEVTLLE. Or., July 18. (Spe
cial.) One hundred cans of trout fry
were planted In the Ochoco dam Tues
day evening. The fish were sent from
the state hatchery and were taken to
the lake in trucks. 1 -
Where Cool
Are Blowing
Though in city pent, a light, airy Palm
Beach Suit will call up pleasant visions of
foaming surf of distant hills where the
fir-tops bend to the west wind !
Palm Beach suits are here suits for tall men,
short men, fat met, lean suits that bring imme
diate comfort by reason of their delightful cool
ness and abundant ease.
Buy them today, men; they add to the Summer
time efficiency.
Palm Beach Suits S12.50
Kool Kloth Suits S15.00
Shown on Third Floor
Morrison mouvrnJ
Oregon to Have 15 Millions for
Road Work by 1920.
Construction of Complete System,
Putting Trunk Highway Into
Kvcry County of Stale,
Is Possibility. '
SALKM, Or., July 18. (Special.)
State Highway Engineer Nunu today
completed a detailed statement which
he submitted to Governor Wlthycombe.
showing that by the start of the fiscal
year. July 20. 1920. or within the next
two years, there will be available for
state highway work In Oregon $15,058.
500.13. Of this amount $1,895,525.91 al
ready has been expended and a balance
will be left of $13,162,974.22.
Complete Koad System Passible.
Highway officials estimate that there
is already enough money in sight to
construct a complete system of high
ways of standard grade, so that every
county in the state would be on a
main trunk highway, and to do this
within the next five years.
Mr. Nunn also made the announce
ment today that the road between Sea
side and Portland, rompleted on a
standard grade, will be ready to open
for traffic within 90 days. This is a
distance of more than 177 miles. The
road from Seaside to Portland will be
opened and ready for traffic within 30
days, according to present estimate.
Money Available is
The total estimated funds for the
five-year period ending with the close
of the fiscal year of 1921. the money
being available to contract for expen
ditures by the opening of the fiscal
year in July. 1920. sre as follows:
Quartsr mill tax fund
us $ :ifl.nont
litis ;i
119 (estimated) 212!ooo!oo
1120 (estimated) ............. 2:iU.Orto on
101:1 (estimated)
...$ 1.147. S42.37
IMS (estimated)
IPia (estimated)
1020 (estimated)
lOHl (estimated)
...$ l.'.O.OOO.OO
. .. 4.".U.0OI.0
. ..
. .. SOO.OOll.tHI
Total $ 3.2M.OOO.OO
MX million dollar bona tund-
1I17 $ f47.r.fWflrt
1119 .7r. loo.uo
Total $ r.rtMj,n!!t.oit
Note The full issue for three-year pertocl
Is S4.000.O0O. The above estimate has been
made on the basis of the actual sales for
111 7 and ustns; the price bid on March 1.1,
1018. as a basis for estimating the balance
of bonus to be sola.
Hean-Barrett bonds Foit roads
1 WM
Total 1.18U.310.35
Government funds to match
above post road funds S 1,10.310.55
Forest roads
1017 $
1018 127.704 i0
11(1!) 127.7H4 r
1020 127.7!4.ln
1021 127.704.00
Total . $ WS.n70.00
The Government to match dol
lar for dollar, amountlnn to.. CIS, 070. 00
Co-operative County funds
Estimated for the first two
years 600.000 00
On the same basis for the next
three years
Total $ 1.500.000.00
Grand total for five-year
period $15.0."S.500.1.1
On this programme expenaea to
July 1. 1U18 1.800.525.91
Frank Mabinc, Attorney for GnMon
- Means, Makes Confession.
CHICAGO, July 18. Another Ameri
can, besides Gaston Means, who got
some of the money distributed in this
country before America entered the
war, by the German government, was
revealed today at the hearing In the
$3,000,000 James C. King will case.
Frank Mabine, a New York lawyer,
put on the witness stand to substanti
ate some of the testimony given by
Means, admitted having been associated
in the effort to purchase electric
launches, which Means said were for
the German government, but said that
The most cherished of
gifts. We have a splen
did selection of Diamond
Rings priced at $25.00,
$50.00, $75.00, $100.00,
$125.00 and larger.
We will be glad to have
you look them over.
STAPLES The Jeweler-Optician
he did not know at the time that the
launches were for Germany.
Mabine said, however, that after he
learned of Germany's interest In the
matter he continued to advise Means
and received remuneration.
Cliineso lottery Operator Drops $2 5
Into Milk Bottle.
John Tons-, arrested by Officers
Hartman and Pratt, of the war emer
gency squad. Wednesday night, charged
with conducting a lottery game, con
tributed $25 to the Belgian baby milk
tunn at the request of Municipal Judge
Rossman yesterday.
More milk was bought for the Bel
gian babies at the request of Judge
Rossman when J. Rosencrantz. a sec
ond-hand dealer, and one of his em
ployes, who were arrested Wednesday
for righting with a garbage collector
who wouldn't move his wagon from
In front of the door of Mr. Rosen-
crantz' store, each dropped $5 in the
SlaT Airplane Expert Knters Service
of I'nited States.
W AS I n NGTON. July 18. The Na
tional Advisory Committee for Aero
nautics announced today it had se
cured the services of lr. George De
Hothezat. an aerodynamical expert of
I'etroiz rati. In an advisory capacity.
Dr. Bothexat was lately professor of
do you
belong; to the army of well-dressed men? if not,
mobilize at sichel's haberdashery immediately
and enlist, headquarters in portland for
the knox, stetson and jaemeson hats.
manhattan and sandor-weisz fine shirts,
vassar, wilson bros., sterling and cooper under
wear. interwoven and phoenix hosiery.
neckwear from the finest makers in America.
those that do belong, still continue to report.
do your buying; early Saturday, store closes
promply at 8 o'clock.
331 Washington street, near broadway.
the store of personal service.
THE MAN who is looking for clothes
clothes of real service at a mod
est price will find on the third
floor of my store suits at 515, $18, 520
and $22.50 that give just that sort of
service; they are clothes, too, of correct
style, fabric and coloring. Men who
want clothes economy will be pleased
with them.
applied mechanics in a Russian uni
versity and win employed as tech.
nical expert in Russian aeroplane facv
torles. He escaped from Russia aftel
the revolution.
rr. Hothezat claims to have worked
out a design of an entirely new type
of airplane capable of making the
trans-Atlantic flight from Newfound
land to Ireland.
Labor Regulations Kn forced.
KELSO. Wash.. July 18. (Special.)
A. C Hughes, a representative of the
State Industrial Welfare Commission,
with headquarters at Centralis. r.-as
here today in the interests of the en
forcement of all child labor and eight
hour laws for women on the statute
books of the state of Washington. Mr.
Hughes did not visit Kelso because the
laws were being neglected here, but
merely to acquaint employers with their
duties. He says he finds conditions
satisfactory In this section of the state.
Some War Purpose to Get Money.
WASHINGTON. July 18. Return of
the Nobel peace prize fund donated by
Colonel Roosevelt to establish the foun
dation for industrial peace was voted
today by the board of trustees. The
fund now amounts to more than $48,000
and will be used for some war purpose -selected
by Colonel Roosevelt.
Dates for Examinations Set.
SALKLM. Or.. July 18. (Special.)
Superintendent Churchill today an
nounced the next teachers' examina
tions for the various counties of the
state for December 18 to 21, inclusive.
He also is Issuing a statement show
ing sources of the questions for the
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