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THE MORMXG OREGON'IAX. MOXTA"E- MAY 12, 1919.
POLISH DELEGATES TO THE PEACE CONFERENCE AND THE CLASH
OUTCH PRESS CALLS
PEACE TREATY GRIME
BETWEEN THE GERMANS AND POLES OVER DA.NZIG.
Several Towns in North Russia
Cleared of Reds.
War Continued Forever, Says
- Rotterdamsche Courant.
AMERICANS REPAIR ROADS
GERMAN MINDS- STUNNED
Roumanian Advance Toward Buda
pest Halted by Orders From V. S.
and British. Officers.
Enormity of JTation's Crimes
Thought to Be at Lat Apparent
' to Rhineland Population.
Wfc IS? zs&
MURMANSK FORGE IS
t "' ill
ARCHANGEL, May 9. (By the As
sociated Press. ) A column of the Mur
mansk force operating west of the rail
road has cleared the vllrages along
Lake Sego of bolshevikl, while another
column is now only 15 miles from Po
vinetz, at the head waters of Lake
The bolshevikl have withdrawn on
the railway to a point 17 versts south
of Meselskaya, while the American
railway troops have repaired the line
as far as Meselskaya.
Artillery and patrol activity, with
the assistance of British gunboats,
continues on the Dvlna and Vaga riv
ers. GENEVA, May 10. (By the Associ
ated Press.) The Roumanian advance
toward Budapest has been halted by
orders from ' representatives of the
American and Knglish governments,
according to theKoumanlan bureau at
LONDON, May 10. The Hungarian
war office reports a repulse of the
.Roumanians -near Szolnok, on the
Theias river, says a Vienna dispatch to
the Exchange Tele, -.-aph company. A
Roumanian retreat Is declared to have
LONDON, May 11. The chief presi
dent and central council of Silesia, ac
cording to a .' wireless message, have
issued a proclamation renouncing the
peace treaty and declaring that the
transference of the greater part of
Upper Silesia cannot produce a lasting
peace, but "only a peace of desperation
for Silesia." The proclamation calls on
the Silesians "to let the world know
we will nut submit to such a peace."
MRS. TUCK INQUEST TODAY
"Widower and Woman Lodger
Charged With. Murder.
Inquest Into the shooting of Mrs.
Edna Tuck, 31, who died of a gunshot
wound through the heart at 4:30 Satur
day morning, will be held in the court
house at 8:30 tonight. Coroner Smith
announced yesterday. Police have ar
rested Eugene Tuck, widower of the
dead woman, and Mrs. Marie Middle
ton, a lodger in the Tuck home at 1023
Interstate avenue, and charged them
Police say Mrs. Middleton's husband
complained to the authorities about the
relations between Eugene Tuck and
Mrs. Middleton two years ago. Mrs.
Middleton left her husband three
months ago and since that time had
been living with the Tucks. Inspectors
Gordon and Wright worked on the case
yesterday but announced last night
that they had no new evidenee against
ANTI-DRY LEAGUE LOOMS
Certificate of Incorporation Granted
By New York Court.
NEW YORK, May 11. A certificate
of incorporation of the Anti-Prohibition
league, the object of which is to
effect repeal of the national prohibition
law, was granted by Supreme Court
Justice Weeks here yesterday.
The certificate sets forth that the
league will '-'in all proper and lawful
ways influence public opinion to the
end that the standards of personal lib
erty of thought and conduct, estab
lished by the founders of the govern
ment, shall be maintained and safe
guarded." HOLD-UP MAN IS ARRESTED
(Continued From First Page.)
know what he thought when they be
gan shooting at us after we ran out
of the building, but we didn't tell him
anything. The first he knew was when
he read it in the papers and of course
he wasn't a man to go and squeal then."
Police describe Ward's conduct dur
ing the holdup as the coolest they ever
heard of in a man his age. The rob
bers walked up the stairs, armed with
the shotgun and pistol and entered the
door of the clubroom just as a waiter
carrying; a basin of water walked out
The waiter dropped the basin, causing
every man in the room to look up.
The gamblers immediately began hid
ing their money. They threw rolls of
bills in the cuspidors, behind the stove,
and in every possible hiding place. Po
lice say this accounts for the compara
tively small sum which the robbers ob
tained. Quickly the robbers lined the gam
blers up along the wall. Ward, armed
with the shotgun, sat down in a chair.
Soldier Passed By Youth.
"Give me that pistol, old top," he re
marked casually to his partner. ."'Some
body might take it away from you and
I'd have to shoot him."
Ward, according to his confession,
cat in the chair with his shotgun thrown
carelessly across his knee, pointing at
Hie crowd, and so cowed the 25 victims
that, although several of them carried
revolvers, not one of them resisted.
One of the victims was a soldier.
"Pass by that soldier, pal," police say
"Ward told his partner. "Far be it
from us to steal from a doughboy."
And when the other robber shoved
the soldier aside. Ward protested im
patiently: "Don't treat him so rough.
Prison Record Recalled.
Ward first got into trouble in oPrt
land for stealing an overcoat from a
church. Two years ago. in Heppner,
Or., he tried to hold up a man, got
caught and drew a sentence of from
one to ten years in the penitentiary. He
won a parole last May and says h
would have "gone straight", if he had
been allowed more freedom.
"I sang one week at the Oaks and
nearly lost my parole on account of it-
They seemed to want to keep me down
I don t know why they object to my
singing. It's honest. But none of this
for me again. Me for the straight and
LINER MENACED BY FIRE
(Continued From First Paare.
vessel of 9000 gross tons register, 476
feet long, 61 foot beam and 33 feet
depth of hold. The Manila Maru was
built in the yards of the Mitsubishi
drvdock and engine works in Nagasaki.
The extent of the damage done by
the blaze had not been learned up to a
late hour tonight.
Dry elatiwood and Inside wood, green
stomps, for cash. Holman Fuel Co.
Hain 353, A 3353. Adv.
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Willie the Polish delegates to the peace
trying their utmost to bring aboat a
poaaeaslon of the seaport of Ianzli,
photo are visualized in the province
a farmer's wagon and la inspecting
or other weapons of warfare.
GERMAN WAILS KING
REFTSAIi TO SIGN TREATY NOT
Heavy Diplomatic Barrage Support
ed by Colossal Propaganda Ef
forts Expected to Fail.
BY LINCOLN EYRE.
(Copyright by the New York World. Pub-
Ilsnea by Arrangement.)
PARIS, May 11. (Special.) French
public opinion views with equanimity
and considerable amusement Germany's
wails over the peace terms. In trench
eyes unless they be socialist there is
very little danger of the Germans re
fusing to sign the treaty, but a consid
erable danger of them seeking to es
cape carrying out its provisions
Tho two notes with which Count
Brockdorff-Rantzau initiated his offen
sive against ihe allied settlements
arouse scant interest. The general
feeling is that the German plenipoten
tiaries will lay down a heavy diplo
matic barrage, supported by colossal
propaganda efforts at home and abroad.
in the hope of shaking the ententes
and America's resolution not to alter
the terms materially.
When this onslaught fails, as the
French are certain it will. Count Rant-
zau's campaign will deteriorate into a
guerilla warfare on specific clauses.
notably the economic ones, and wind up
with the affixing of the signatures.
The Petit Parislen notes that the
independent socialists, who will have
considerable influence at Berlin, favor
the acceptance of peace without fur
Pertinaux, in the Echo de Paris, ob
serves that the "German clamor teaches
nothing" and adds that from an
authoritative source in Berne he learns
that the Weimar cabinet expected even
harsher financial stipulations. True
German thought, Pertinaux believes, is
revealed in the movement for the re
establishment of relations with soviet
Russia, whereby Germany hopes to gain
control over that chaotic land, and in
the following remark of Vorwaerts,
When the world is no longer grouped
about France the hour for an honest
Franco-German difel will strike."
That these secret teutonic aspirations
may be checked, fertinaux demands
'25 years of close Anglo-Franco-Amer-
BROWN BURIAL TOMORROW
Funeral Set for Famous Abolition
ist's Son, Who Killed Self.
Funeral services for Salmon Brown,
son' of John Brown, the famous aboli
tionist of ante-bellum days, will be held
at 2 P. M. tomorrow in Hamilton's
chapel. Interment probably will be In
the G. A. R. cemetery.
Rev. W. Seeman, of Oregon City, will
officiate. Six civil war veterans, who
have not yet been named, will act as
pallbearers, although Mr. Brown was
not a member of the G. A. R.
Mr. Brown, who was 83 years old.
and who had been sick in bed for al
most two years, committed suicide in
his home at 2024 East Couch street, Sat
urday night. Despondency over sick
ness Is believed to have been the cause.
Mr.1 Brown was the son of John
Brown, whom the confederates executed
at Charleston, Va., in December 1859,
for seizing the Harpers Ferry arsenal
during the stormy days before the out
break of the civil war. Salmon Brown
was not in the raid at Harper's Ferry
with his father and brothers, but had
been with them during many of the epi
sodes of the free-state melees in Kan
sas. Coroner Smith announced yesterday
that he probably would hold no in
quest. MOTHERHOOD HELD DIVINE
Eulogy of Affection, Sacrifice and
In observance of Mothers' day at the
First Methodist church yesterday morn
ing Rev. Joshua Stansfleld took as his
text "Honor thy father and thy mother
that thy days may be long In the land
thy father giveth thee."
"Of the great words of the Decalogue,
this is the first commandment of prom
ise," said Dr. Stansfleld. "These ton
great words were given by God for
'man's sake.' The fifth commandment
conference, seen In the lower panel, are
settlement, In the question of the rlghtfnl
nark scenes as are depicted In the upper
In dispute. A German patrol has halted
Its contents In a search for ammunition
. . .
was given not for mothers or fathers
but for sons and daughters. Unless in
the life of a boy or a girl, a man or a
woman. there be honor, reverence,
veneration, love of parents, there Is a
fearful defect. Motherhood is one of
the divinest functions of human life.
When God came at his best to tho
world, he came through motherhood;
and when he touched life to its re
deeming, he touched It through moth
erhood and in childhood.
"The redeeming and life-making
power of a mother's affection and sac
rifice and service and love is the staple
of the choicest and best of literature.
Your best writers have often shown
that there is something in motherhood
which not alone ennobles, but posi
tively redeems and transfigures person
ality. Motherhood is the embodiment
of endless patience, incessant labor,
sacrifice, service and unfailing love.
Ycur best writers have always pic
tured motherhood thus, because moth
ers are thus.
"In motherhood is the highest, rich
est, divinest and most sacred part of
human life. Motherhood! how gracious,
how great, how good! Use it then as
a sacrament: use it as a means of
grace; have It as a constant altar.
Honor thy father and thy mother' and
thereby thou shalt come to the largest
and best of life."
ENVOYS SEE SINN FEINERS
Americans In Ireland Predict Home
DUBLIN, May 10. Michael F. Ryan,
former Governor Edward Dunne of Illi
nois and Frank P. Walsh, representa
tives of Irish societies in the United
States, today visited the Sinn Fein
prisoners in Mount Joy prison and later
called on Archbishop Walsh. At a re
ception tendered them by the lord
mayor, member of tho corporation
adopted resolutions wishing the Amer
icans success in their efforts to secure
Irish freedom. Mr. Ryan, replying, said
he believed the United States meant
when it entered the war that all peo
ples should have the right to determine
the government under which they lived.
The Irish people, he concluded, had
selected their own form of govern
ment and it would come perhaps in
six months, perhaps within a year.
DAM OPERATIONS TO START
Plans for Reclamation Project Are
Completed at Denver.
OREGONIAN NEWS BUREAU, Wash
ington, May 11. Plans and specifica
tions are being prepared in the Denver
offices of the United States reclamation
service for the proposed diversion dam
in Lost river and head works of "J"
canal. Klamath irrigation project, date
for the work having been forwarded
from the local office of the Klamath
Active farmin operations on the
project have been in progress for some
time, reports received at the head of
fices of the reclamation service here
indicate. Labor is plentiful and the
early agricultural outlook is bright.
REDICAL FAILS TO REPLY
Head of Relief Commission Returns
PARIS. May 11. (By the Associated
Press.) Dr. Fridtjof Nansen, head of
the commission to feed Russia, has re
turned to Christianla without receiving
a reply from the messenger sent to
Nikolai Lenine, the bolshevik premier
at Moscow, to communicate the en
tente's plan for feeding Russia through
neutrals on condition that the bolshe
vik! cease fighting.
The Russian commission in Paris has
sent to the entente powers and the
United States protest against the plan,
saying that it would be a recognition
of the right of the bolshevik! to expend
Russian government funds.
Boys Reported Bead Return.
MARSH FIELD. Or.. May 11 (Spe
cial.) Two of the three Coos county
men listed as ' killed in action in the
European war have returned home,
while the third. Captain Phil Kelser.
of 'North Bend, will soon arrive here to
resume his medical practice at North
Bend. The first to reach home was
Lars Gisholt of Coquille, and second,
Herman Gardner, breezed into North
Bend, bis home, this week, where he
received a warm' welcome by his par
ents and friends,
AMSTERDAM. May 11. The com
ment of Dutch newspapers on the
peace treaty is generallly unfavora
ble, the Handelsblad calling it "a crime
against Germany and above all against
humanity." The Nleuw, Rotterdameche
"The treaty does not end the war, it
continues it forever."
The Telegraph, on the other hand,
has this comment:
"Germany is treated with terrible
severity, but really did not deserve
COBLENZ, May 11. (By the Asso
ciated Press.) The Germans in the
American occupied area are mentally
stunned by what they consider the
severity of the peace terms. The Ger
mans of Coblenz appear to feel the
loss of Silesia more than anything else
and exhibit more concern over the
eastern frontier than the occupation
of the Rhineland for the next 5 to 15
years. Thursday the army Intelligence
"Never until today has the enormity
of the nation s crimes seemed appar
ent to the Rhineland. population. Pre
pared though they may have been for
the punishment meted out, the Ger
mans nevertheless plainly portrayed
their dismay upon the publication of
the peace terms."
PARIS, May 11. The "first passage
at arms" as the French editorial writ
ers term the exchange of notes be
tween Germany and the allies, evoked
scathing comment in the Sunday Paris
newspapers as the beginning of what
Saint Brice in Le Journal calls a "paper
guerilla war" by the Germans against
the allies terms.
The editorial writers, however, agree
in the opinion that the Germans after
protesting in all the keys of the scale,
will eventually sign, although, says the
Figaro, they will sign only under com
pulsion and with the determination of
evading their engagements at the first
opportunity. Against this, the newspa
per declares, the only safeguard Is an
ever-closer Anglo-French-American al
ERUSSELS, May 10. Belgium will be
compelled to retrench drastically in ex
penditures because of the peace terms.
Premier de La Croix declared to the
cabinet today. The army, the premier
stated, would be reduced to 100,000 men,
various military enterprises abroad
would be discontinued and relief pay
ments which still cost the country 30,-
000,000 francs monthly, would be con
ARCHANGEL. May 10. (By the As
sociated Press.) Commenting on the
peace terms presented to Germany, the
Sovernoo Utro (Northern Morning).
publisned here, says:
"The impression is made upon every
Russian that Russia not only Is not In
cluded among the great nations signing
the peace, but does not even belong
among the small nations which took
part in the war. Russia seems not to
exist at all."
ARTESIAN WATER IS FOUND
Umatilla Project Creates Interest at
OREGONIAN NEWS BUREAU, Wash
ington. May 11. Considerable interest
is manifested at the offices of the
reclamation service in this city over a
discovery of artesian water made re
cently on the Umatilla project in
Artesian water was encountered by
J. R. Johnson while 'drilling a well for
domestic water on his farm in the
Boardman district of the west exten
sion, Umatilla project. The well drill
ers reached a depth of 76 feet when
the artesian flow was found. The flow
is not heavy, approximately one and
one-half gallons a minute being dis
charged to the ground surface.
Mr. Johnson plans to Install a tank
which will permit him to store the
water for house and stock purposes.
The first flow showed a slight trace
of sulphur. This has since practically
disappeared. The water s soft and
FARMING EXPERTS CONFER
Enlargement of Office of Farm Man
OREGONIAN NEWS BUREAU, Wash
ington, May 11. J. L. Dumas of Day
ton former member of the war indus
tries board for the five counties of
southern Washington and for Morrow,
Umatilla, Union, Wallowa and Baker
count'es, has been here the last few
days attending a conference with the
secretary of agriculture with reference
to an enlargement of the work of the
office of farm management.
Agricultural experts from all parts
of the country were present and sev
eral proposals were considered, one of
which is a recommendation to congress
that the office of farm management be
made a bureau. The work of this of
fice has been under particular scrutiny
since the resignation of Professor. W. J.
Spillman, the chief, who was formerly
identified with the normal school at
Monmouth, Or., and with Washington
state college, Pullman.
FLOUR RISE UNNECESSARY
Xo Real Reason for Advance, Says
NEW YORK. May 11. There has
been no real reason for the advance of
flour in America, Julius Barnes, United
States wheat director, told Mrs. Eva J.
Snow of Wellfleet, Mass.. in a letter
made public today in which he an
Bwered her plea for relief from increas
ing cost of food necessities.
"We have protected the domestic
supply, without Jeopardy," he declared,
"and mills and dealers are beginning to
realize this and recover their business
"As for the future." he continued,
"there is everything of encouragement,
without promising anything radical."
Mr. Daniels Starts Home.
BREST. May 10. The United States
transport Mount Vernon, with Josephus
Daniels, secretary of the navy, on board
and the British steamer Valacia were
simultaneously escorted seaward today
by Fronch destroyers.
NTTRAYA TEA is GOOD TEA. Closset
&. Devers, Portland. Adv.
. ?Tm? sfe ;
E STORES PROJECTED
OWL DRUG COMPANY PLANS TO
Head of Organization Experts Ship
yards Soon Will Be Open for
Two more branch stores will be in
stalled in Portland soon by the Owl
Drug company, according to B- K. Mil
ler, chief owner of the chain of 37 Owl
drugstores in the Middle West and
I have just come from Chicago,
where I saw Mr. Hurley," said Mr.
Miller, who is a personal friend of
the chairman of the United States
Shipping board. "He is coming west
within the next 10 days and 1. confi
dently believe that during his western
trip he will open up our shlipyards for
foreign contracts. If he does that 1
think business will hum and if busi
ness in Portland improves the Owl
Drug company will have two more
branch stores in tho city. The stores
will be outside the business eection.
but their exact location is for the
Mr. Miller had not been in Portland
for more than slx months and ex
pressed himself as pleased with pres
ent conditions here.
Mr. Miller arrived In Portland Sat
urday evening and after a two days'
conference with E. Struplere, manager
of the Portland branch store, ho will
leave this evening for his home in
DIRIGIBLE WILL SAIL SOON
Landing Place for C-5 Selected at
St. Jobns, Newfoundland.
ST. JOHNS. N. F.. May 11. A landing
place for the United States navy's diri
gible C-5 was selected near here today
by Lieutenant Charles G. Little, U. S. N..
commanding a special aviation group
With the Finest Dessert
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THE RESULT COUNTS MOST
As you smoke a Van Dyck Cigar you will realize that
here at last is something very choice.
This superior quality is due to many reasons. An
unusual stock of the better tobaccos is drawn from to
secure a blend that is very choice. Ripe manufacture
ing experience contributes workmanship beyond the
But the reasons will not interest you anywhere as
much as the result the very choice result.
General Cigar Co., Inc.
31. A. Gunst Branch, Portland, Or.,
from the cruiser Chicago and announce
ment was made that the flight to St.
Johns by the big airship will be under
taken within a few days. Lieutenant
L,ittle said the crulf-e would be a test
flight and that the United States navy
had not yet promised a positive at
tempt to send the dirigible "across."
The C-5. with two motors pushing the
200-foot gas bag and 40-foot car al
about 55 miles an hour is expected to
make the 1200-mile trip in 22 to 24
hours actual flying. She will carry a
crew of six.
LOAN TOTAL IS UNCERTAIN
Status of Twelfth Reserve District
Not Yet Decided.
SAX FRANCISCO, May 11. Loan of
ficial reports which could in any way
indicate whether the 12th federal re
serve bank district or San Francisco
had reached their quotas in the victory
liberty loan were lacking tonight, loan
campaign officials said.
The latest reports from the 12th dis
trict as to subscriptions actually in the
bank gave the total as less than $-00.-000,000.
But this, it was pointed out,
was far from conclusive, as this was
the announced total more than 40 hours
John U. Calkin, governor of the
I "Big Brother
&' " tv'4 ''',' "1st
THIS is the very close relationship the
Northwestern National Bank is aiming
for and accomplishing through its "service
Free Garden and Canning -Books
We should like to hand every Portland gardener one of our
books on Practical Gardening and to every housewife a
book on the Home Canning of Vegetables and Fruits. These
are worthwhile contributions to safeguiding the family
1 THE NORTHWESTERN 1
g NATIONAL BANK
H Northwestern Bank Building
federal reserve bank here, said ,Tate
last night that he believed the 12th
federal reserve district had oversub
scribed its quota of f 301,500,000.
REPUBLICS NOW FRIENDLY.
Mexico and Cuba Resume Dlplo
MEXICO CITY. May 11. General
Heriberto Jara, Mexican minister to
Cuba, with his legation staff, has en
gaged passage from Vera Cruz for Ha
vana. It is stated here that on his ar
rival at Havana Dr. K. G. Knsenat, the
new Cuban minister to Mexico, will
leave Havana for his post, thus resum
ing diplomatic relations between the
two republics which have been inter
rupted for several months.
It is also announced that Dr. Favlo
Lozano, minister ot Mexico from Co
lombia, will leave that country May 22
for Mexico to re-establish diplomatio
relations between Mexico and Colombia.
Salvador Diego Fernandez, temporary
head of the foreign affairs committee,
is slated for minister to Belgium and
Holland, later to take up the same du
ties in London when Kngland names
her minister to Mexico.
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