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LIFE OF CHRIST
)., A page of ' remarkaela photographs ,
r deplcttag seeaes from tie life of Christ
f ' as modeled trtlt Itatlaa artist, . Kes
i v-; trolanal, win be f ossd ea Par t ef
Seetloa Twe today.- I
Portias sad vlrlsltyt seeder, saeet
H4 ynkaklr nti asedarate wlsds,
sieetfj westerly. . . .
rese- aad West tartest ratettted,
rseeiy tmiai Moderate wtadt mUt
Westerly. , .
VOL XV; NO. 40.
PORTLAND. - OREGON.- SUNDAY MORNING. i.DECEMBER 23. 1917. :
PRICE PIVE CENTS
Dissolution of Le nine-Trotsky
Regime Near at Hand, 1$ De
duction From Reports -That
- Seep Through From Russia.
Forces In Control of Government
Unable to Give People Peace,
or Bread or Land and Dissat-
' isf action Is Growing Apace.
STOCKHOLM, Deo. 22. (U. P.)
Fighting in the streets of
Petrograd, followed attempts by
the Bolshevikl government to
withdraw four army corps, sud
denly turned antl-Bolshevlki, ac
cording to word received here
Every report ' seeping through
.. the Maximalist controlled censor-
ship from Petrograd tonight In
. dicated dissolution of the Lenine
Trotsky regime Is at hand.
' Proclamations were posted in the
Itum'an barracks at Haparanda today
that the German troops would soon ar
Tlve at Petrograd "in order to establish
The newspaper Djelonaroda said there
Is growing i agitation In Petrograd for
restoration of the monarchy.
Proclamations will be posted Sunday.
It was stated, urging that the Grand
Dulto Alexieff "be made regent and: the
Grand Duke Alerandrovitch . and Prince
Leopold of Bavaria, vice regents, 1
Lettish ? troops, s heretofore the main
reliance of the pacifist government, were
nftw rKTwrted hnromlnr . shaky.
Alt Caacaau troop adopted JoQVtoa.
olutlons demanding tnat tne Bomnovtiu
surrender their power 'to the eanstltu
tent assembly, which they have pre
- vented from meeting-. . . . - u;-5
TTsarpert Dae for Fall
The Rabochaya Gazette, once auft
portlng the Maximalists, in its Issue to
day declared :
- The days of the Bolshevikl ar num
bered. They are unable -to gfve the
people either peace or bread or land.
They have given .them only civil ( war.
The workers and the soldiers are be
ginning to awaken. They will soon show
their might in behalf of the fatherland.
A manifesto recently issued by the
original soviet of all-Russian delegates
and received here, pleads with the people
to "arise and defend parliament ag-ainst
the usurpers who are seeking a shameful
separate and Imperialistic peace."
Berne, Sea S2. (U. P.) Rioting
reigns In Fetrocrad, according to re
ports here tonight. Win shops have been
demolished and sacked, resulting in
wild orgies and pitched fighting la the
streets, with rule and -machine arun fire.
Armored cars were used in a, battle in
the Mam theatre square to disperse
moos intent on a massacre of the Jews.
, Many shops, dwellings and the Danish
Red Cross have been pluaa-ed.
The reports here declared Red Guards
had 'arrested four members of the
Ukralnan revolutionary staff, that the
Moscow society had declared martial law
and that the General Kaledlne Cossack
military government had resigned to al
low formation of a strong popular gov
The. torch was applied to the office of
a pro-German paper.
London, Dec 22. (U. P.) Russia's
Bolshevikl government tonight was fac
ing; its greatest crisis. .
. Fighting; on a large scale In the streets
of Petrograd was reported in dispatches
from Stockholm, mutinous troops start
ing the revolt.
Siberia, May Revolt
Ukraine backed up her .declaration of
Independence of Bolshevikl rule by n
lng of formidable forces .against the
, Trotsky-Lenine comblnatloia.
Siberia was reported on the Verge of
v a separation movement. -
General Kaledlnes' coasacks were re
ported augmented daily.
. Heavily censored dispatches from Pe
trograd told of discovery by the Bolshe--.
vikl of a plot, by the cadets , (oonstitu
t Concluded n fw Tte, Colnan Two)
THEpassUg year la maay retyeets
has beta a aotable aeriod fer the
Oregea coaatry. ,
The call of war has heea heeded by
a pronftt eoatrlbatloa of maa power
aad material eseareeai' W.
At the same time aa agrlealtaral
aat ladastrlal developmeat has traas
ptred that algalfles a reeord-breaklag
twelvemeath. . ' , , ' .
' JTsxt SaadayTs Jearaal win eoa
tala a series ef special articles aad
striking Wastratloas that set forth
the sigatf least ? facta of the year's
progress. " "
- A. worth-while sammary la eoa
deaaed f ona. Place orders for extra
copies of'aext Ssndays Joaraal aow.
cents the copy. ... ,A. . .
THE StmUAT J OTJlUrAI V. i . .
TONS OF MAIL
RE ACH FRONT
WtSHIXGTOX, Sec , SS (U.
P.) Mara nbaa t,SeS,oe
posads ef Aiaerleaa Christ
inas cheer rambled to tie American
lector of the French froet, the pott
sffies departmea : aaaoaaeed to
eight. U .. '
Aad It's Christmas cheer, straight
from the folki.ther left behind. It
took five traasporta aad oae naval
vessel to get it all over, there a
rraad total of Mfl.SSS poaads Im
mediate persoaal cheer laeluded.
The folhf at home heeded the
warning aad nailed everything Io
vomber IS, the departmeat said,
thai assarlag that ..the n' win
ret all their gifts by Christmas
The 'from home" packages aam
bered S74,7l( fUled 11,11 man
tacks aad weighed 1,18 Mis pounds.
Elghty.flve Preach baggage ears
were assigned to scatter the baa
ties to their destisatioBS ; at the
treat.. Hot a slarla bomb, not a
lolltary stick of polsoa, nor a- pro.
Qermaa article of any kind was
found' in any of the packages.
Every article la every package was
sarefally examined by women
searchers. ' .
Admits Guilt, Claim
Springfield. Mo, Dec. 22. (X. N. S.)
Claude Plereol. 20 years, old, convicted
kidnaper of Baby Lloyd Keet, la said to
night to have confessed to the kidnap
A signed confession is said to have
been given by Plereol telling- of the
llot. the abduction and the accidental
death of the victim.
The baby Is said to have died of
laudanum poisoning; which the alleged
conspirators gave . him to make him
sleep- and keep quiet. .
The alleged confession Is expected to
clear up 'all of the mystery which sur
rounded the kidnaping;.
Twelve persons. Including those al
ready under'arrest. are Implicated In the
abduction In the alleged confession.
Warrants have been issued and arrests
of a number of men are expected to fol
low at once.
Maxie Adams, 17 years old, charged
with the attempt to kidnap C. A. Clem
ent and - recently released from , Jail, Is
the first person to be arrested as a re
sult of PiersoTa alleged confession, according-
to the authorities. No announce
ment, of. a confession from Adanas has
teen made.. Taylor Adaras, held at
Marahf ield and charged swlth the kid
naping;, is also said to have expressed a
desuvt 'Corner UvreutlK' .::nfuta v
Lloyd Keet was the son or wealthy
parents and -was found dead In a well
on a deserted 'estate last summer after
the surrounding-- country had been
scoured for his abductora.
: Down in Australia
Melbourne. Deo. 22. (TJ. P.) Premier
Hughes was expected today to' offer his
resignation In view "of the apparent de
feat of conscription in Australia.
SECTION OVE 28 PAGES
1. DotihMlkl Late Orla
Aeral Oiwilar Attacked v
1SS4S7 Join Rae Oreat In Craese
ulMtnfl of Weeean Slttee Pa vara
Heaver ens Senator ftee Otaah
. Steme ftejaleaa over Italian Advanea
Avalanche ef Wall Iteeelvee
t. Krupa Work I Afire, Is Ware '
Funeral Services for Or. Drett oneay
Qulst Christ mat for Official Wash
a. Feos Trust Soaati Prloa. Hanay Says
Japanaas Oommtsaleff Visits farHand
4. Amassment Para far Came Lewis
seal Sale to Total 10,000
B. Porott Rof Imanti In War Zone
Msny Kleatloru) te Be Involves
e. Parshlnf, soleier end Business! man .
Scout Train Ins ef Valve te Bays
"Nation's Business" Jotts Oreeoe
7. State Teachers to Blast Oseomaor S7-Se
K. ef O. Camp Fund Drive Outlines '
a. eitortai T
5. Brief Information
Curtailment ef Car Service Suflessted
Seieiers' Mortis to Ba Sarsguardad
10. Saturday In the Oeerts
Praise fer Rod Cross Wore.
Ooi. DIM) us Would Favor Local ' Mills
11. . Income Tas Drive Outlined
ualck Would Bo State Treasurer
la. Function of Army Offlcor Natatod
I. W. W. Cnsreed With Bomh Ptotv
eude Meld for Woman's Dooth
1S. enlistments Open te Veterinarians
Liberal Support for Shlpeulldlnfl Sought
14. Farmers Waa at O. A. C, Decem
ber S1 -January S
tdahe OovoAtor Would Quash Traason
Oaunty BudgsU Provide fer Highway
--Astoria Protests' Troops Removal
1C .Lang Distance Phone Rates Filed
Hood River Person HaM for Arson
McOamant te Set Tight
IS, 1S-Vaar-Old Boy Oampalgn Orator
17. Oolonol K. as. House An Enigma
Training Oamp Studontt Sdaotad
18. Five Vaar War Inevitable By Frank
' s The War In 1S17 In Review
teV Wllllard Would Most OareenUer -
Plpal's DnwuaskM Mot Official
Z1. War WHI Booot Athlotlca
Tales of Old Time Beavers
tS. Bu Boors Raesrds for November
. Realty Deals and Transfers -
Passenger Alralanes Aftar War
Z4Se. Want Ads
S7. Markets and Plnanse
ZS. Marino and Shipping Rows
Armed Marciiantmea at Soa By Ralph
O. Peine . .
SECTION TWO- 18 PAGES
1. Swiss Rsgulettens Strict
, Z. In atagalaftd
- In VaudevlUe "
B. . Photoplay Haws
A, The Realm ef Muste
B-7. The Weak In Society
B. Rod Oroos Activities la Pictures
a.- Sssnss Pram the Life of Christ
10. Woman's Club Affairs
' 11. Fraternal Raws
. The 'Boob Corner
-..'It. ... In, the Public Boheels
1S. Pbr Beye end Olrls ' s
14-1 S. Autemobllos end Ooed Reeds
- IB. Training ef the Ohthf.
T.fjit Peed Csspirstlew
t ' The Heme Beautiful j .
SECTION T1TREE-U, PAGES ,
Fiction, Magazine , . "
" , SECTION FOUR 4 PAGES
Portland Dnve Nets 38,538
' Members; Umatilla County
Jumps Percentage to 122 and
Morrow .County 106 Per Cent.
Many Places of Business, Of
fices, . Mills and Industries
in Portland and Other Oregon
Cities Report 100 Per Cent
State, outside of Portland.
The foregoing- figures showing prog
ress. In Oregop's Red Cross Christmas
membership drive were announced at
8 o'clock Saturday evening- and encour
aging reports were pouflng in steadily
irom the city and the state. Every
enort to strong-then the campaln In
Portland wlU te made today, Monday
and Christmas day, the campaign clos
ing that day.
A worker In the Lenta and Mount
Scott districts called attention to the
fact that, in these particular localities,
she found only courtesy and g-eneroaity.
'A black leather handbag with $14 of
Red Cross funds was dropped by Mrs.
E. W. WlU. 1125 Williams avenue. The
bag; contained a pair of gold spectacles,
a glove. $5 in gold. IS in currency and
3 in silver. Red Cross campaign head
quarters asks that this purse be re
turned to 250 Morgan building.
Coarthoasa Booth Takes In Sttt
Excellent results are reported from
the courthouse booth, which has been
in operation three days and which has
been maintained by Mrs. T. J. Baldwin.
Mrs. M. Caasidy and Mrs. Grace Tucker.
The proceeds have been $265 In the
The Oregon-Washington Railroad eV
Navigation company has signed up 1400
members for the Red Cross.
Earl W. Smith. IS years old. made sev
eral talks yesterday afternoon from the
truck on which the big membermeter Is
mounted. . ,
B&attucK school, . in. Mrs. T. L. Bene
dict's district, gave an entertainment
Friday for the benefit of the Christmas
w maa .nusea -TO teachers.
under the -leadership of Miss Mary Den-'
"wsiv ucceasu. . - - ; v - I
Mrs. Jue Sue. the only Chinese woksejTw".r?r" 'nc.(s. artving hack tha
haa mt remarkable success. , . .
Milton Markewita reports the) follow,
lng membership subscriptions from the
printing houses: F.W. -Baltea dt Cev
$18 5 J. R. Rodgera St Co, ft j Arcady
rreas, fis.ou ; uweeney. varney Jk straub.
9 1 Davia at Holm art, $15 : Lincoln :
AUen. $14 : Metropolitan .Printing- com
pany. $5 ; Klelst A Qo $12 ; James, Kern
& Abbott, $2$; KUham SUUonerr com
pany, $21; Ivy Press. $4; Olass eVPrud-i
nomine, Cbaaase-Prudhomme, $10;
Bushong A Co., $62.
1H Per Cent Red Cress
The following reported 100 pet cent
Red Cross yesterday afternoon :
Jones Mercantile company. Northwest
ern Electric company, office force; State
Bank of Portland, Portland Van A Stor
age company, Bushong A Co., Fairbanks,
Morse A Co., county sheriff's office., all
departments of the' Oregon-Washington
Railroad V Navigation company, except,
those which have large payrolls of ahop
men and laborers; department of Co
lumbia Rivet Shipbuilding corporation:
Nurses, general manager's off ice,, presi
dent's office, general offloa, time keep
era, drafting room, mold loft,-electric
shop, store house, receiving office, su
perintendent of machlnarya office ;
union Meat com pany a office force ;
Eastern . A Western Lumber company.
Golden Rod Milling company, Balfour,
Outhrie ae CO., ooodman Boots A Shoes,
Columbia Milling company, Swift AY COv. ,
The Oregon News company, Henry
Weinhard plant. John Clark Saddlery 1
company, Portland Oxygen A Hydrogen
company. Associated Oil company, P.
E. Eebenshade, Mitchell. Lewis dt Staver !
company, Oliver Chilled Plow works. In
ternational Harvester company, Par
lln A Orendorff, John Deere Plow com
pany, WsJlaca-Corcoran 'A Co., Roger
Implement company, R. M. Wade A Co.,
J. A. Freeman A Co., Phoenix Iron
Works. McCarger, Bates A f Lively,
Brockman Printing A Stationery com
pany. Pacific Coast Biscuit compsmy.
East Side Planing mlll Willamette Plan
ing mill. Clark A Wilson Lumber com
pany, United. Cigar atores (Ave In Port
land), Portland Cordage company, Sim
mons Manufacturing company.
Umatilla Exceeds Qaeta
Umatilla county, which has easily
proved the banner county, haa Jumped
its percentage to 122. Morrow county,
where the roads are so bad now that
travel Is almost Impossible, haa - made
It 104 per cent, and Sara E. Van V actor
says the couaty will go 600 ahead of
Its quota. -:-.- .--";-- ...... ,.
In addition to more than making its
100" per, cent 'quota, Umatilla county re
ports that 2he following commuamlea
have gone beyond their quota, and that
Pendleton expects to do the -same: He
lix. Hermlston. -Umatilla. Stanfleld.
FcMb, Athena, Weston, U ma pine
Frultvale. r .
Rosebarg Saowtag Xxeelleat
Every business man - and busln
block In Roseburg Is 100 per cent. Rose-
burg proper, haa 2200 members -out -of
a population estimated between 4600 and
6000. ., 8uthrT(in. Riddle; CaayonvUla are
100 per .cent 'and over. . .. t
One man. walked nine) miles over ths
mountains yesterday to get in his sub
scription. Two Roseburg women walked
six miles to 'get 45 subscriptions. They
are going ; membership sollcltlag on
horseback and a-foot,. and through the
mountains Of Douglas oounty. reports
W. C, Harding, campaign manager, who
mad his first report last night, ef 6600
members for. Douglas oounty, mora than
half ala. quota, , : - - ' .
We started "In. ; reports Louis'.. 3.
Simpson, ."to make every factory ' aad
mill In Bandon 100 per cent Red -Cross.
It la too early to make returns, but the
(Ceaataded oa Wta Two.
AVALANCHE OF -XMAS
MAIL POURING INTO
POST OFFICE HERE
A veritable avalanche of Christmas
mail - slid Into tha post of flee Saturday
and last nlsTht and the force vwas nearly
snowed under. ' . v
"But we will handle It In a satisfac
tory manner,' said an official. "We've
handled, our end. all along,, but It la
i said that there has been, some delay at
l the depota." ;
The"Christmaa mall this year has been
unprecedented! y heavy, due principally
to so many presents being sent to the
Saturday's mall was the heaviest so
far.' .The incoming; mall hasn't begun to
come In to a great extent yet. and there
Is no Idea how heavy It will be. Post
office employes are confident, however.
It will be handled without delay.
The postofflce force has been greatly
added to and many of the "extras' are
old hands.. This is one of the reasons
the handling of the malls la being fa
A big - portion of the force has been
working each evening and ' a few in
some cases have been kept on all night
to keep up with the work. At least one
stamp window has been kept open every
night until midnight. Saturday night
two of the windows were kept open
until nearly- midnight, and there ,was a
steady stream of 'present senders.
In fact, so steady was the march that
pools of water, tracked In from the wet
streets, -stood In the corridors.
Dispatches from Washington over
the' United Press wire say that
the country were dumped Into the malls
Saturday night, giving the postofflce de
partment the most tremendous task In
From all big terminal points came '
Violent Counter Blows Struck by
Enemy Meet Deadly Rifle Fire;
Battle Still Raging Despite
Bitter Cold Weather in Alps.
Rome. Dec. 22. (TJ. P.) Italy's offen
sive 'Is making progress- despite' the
enemy's utmost efforts., Rome waa jubt-latlng-
today 'ove tha second day's suo-
! ceases, reported by the war. office as
achieved despKeVbltterly ' unfavorable
Invader fn the' haOuntAlnouS ,lfl -wing
sectors . - 1 -V .
Progress was achieved around Moata I
Aso(one arter bitter fighting and . tha
galna held despite violent enemy coua
terblows. - Diapatches - lata today- re
ported the battle still raging.
At Oeterlalllepre an enemy detachment
attempted to break through Italian en
tanglements, but was driven back with
out achieving success, by vigorous Ital
ian' rifle fire. Around Monte Solarolo
another such attack waa driven back
after heavy hand to hand fighting.
Berlin, via London. Dee. 22. (U. P.)
Italian attacks In the afternoon and at
night around Mont A so lone were un
successful, today's official statement de
clared. The attacks were against the heights
to the west of tha peak. French assaults
were mado In almost the same section
GETTING A LINE ON A BOCHE PLANE
OBSERVERS in German airplanes are seeking out "our boys over there, who in turn are
being trained to greet their aerial visitors with -volleys from the anti-aircraft guns. The
accompanying photograph shows a grou p of American soldiers , gunning for an enemy
flier somewhere in France. This is only one of the many new phases of modern warfare in which
the men in Pershing's command are receiving instruction. f
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reports of maa sacks piled to the ceil
ings of stations aod offices preliminary
to shipment or. delivery. In this last
avalanche of bundles was seen the band
of the lata shopper. And It means dis
appointment to thousands of homes.
Christmas- mails are two days behind
schedule already, the . postofflce depart
ment admitted Saturday. Only those
who shopped and mailed early will have
their rememberances in the home of rel
atives and friends on Christmas day.
But in thousands of cases there wfU
be a greater ' JJT than presents. Far
one of the causes for delay In the final
rush la the divergence of trains for
transporting soldiers and aallora ' on
Chfistmas leave to their homes.
The Christmas mailing tonnage has
exceeded all records. Shortage of pars
Interrupted transportation, war cono
mles and natural congestion, resulting
from world conditions, has made the
postal task one of unprecedented pro
Ia the far Northwest floods aad en
suing congestion caused . delayed , malls.
In the East, storms have had their ef
fect. In the South the train service
Is poor and In the Southwest, tremendous
extra traffic In troops on furlough has
necessitated even officials joining in ths
task of clearing mall from platforms
and getting It on Its way.
Among tha early mailers was tha gov
ernment, sending out millions of copies
of the questionnaire, calling upon the
homes of the country to stand ready
for sacrifices In the Interests of the
REED REFUSES TO
LET HOOVER TELL
WHAT HE KNOWS
Heated Negotiations Ensue Wf;en
Chairman of Sugar Quiz Com
mittee Pays No Heed to Re
quest From President Wilson.
Washington. Deo. 22. U. P. Food
Administrator Herbert Hoover and
Chairman Reed, of the senate sugar
nrobe committee. ' bitter personal, one-
mte.eoenlr clashed today. Reed'a re
fusal to accept . Hoover's statement on
develepmeats which-. embroiled Presl
dent. WUson. ; tha. .food . admlnstratlo
and a, majority pf .Che senate Investigat
ing eoramitte In a' heatyed aeries of ne
gotiations. ' " ' v '
r Reed.' according', to the food adminis
tration, had been clearly ah own la the
unfair light of attacking Hoover and
rejecting . the information he had ' spe
cifically requested. of the food dictator
at the beginning' of the probe.
' President .Wilson urged, tha commit
tee to accept his defense, but at the
last moment Reed and the committee
declined. "to prevent discourtesy to the
.Personal Feeler Loo at s
The food administration made no at
tempt to hide its bitterness . toward
Reed, whose, attacks on Hoover whea the
food control bill was -unnder discussion,
have not been forgotten.
Judge Curtis H. Lmdley, personal
(Ooodudsd oa Isa Two. Colsia Fear)
Charles A. Piez, Head of Govern
ment Fleet Corporation, Tells
Investigators Wood Vessels
Are Practical and Necessary.
Southern Contracts, He Said,'
May Be Transferred to Pacific
Coast;' Building of Small
Ships to Be Encouraged.
Washington. Dec 11. (WASHING
TON BUREAU OF THE JOURNAL.)
After many tips and downs, the shipping
board now considers wooden shlpbulld
lng feasible, practical and necessary,
was the testimony of Charles A. Plea,
head of the government fleet corpora
tion, before the senate Investigating
Pies said that at first he was opposed
to wooden shloa, but that ha has been
converted and. answering questions by
Senator Johnson of California, he said
wooden vessels are essential to the gov
Delays are caused, he eald. by doubt
concerning the design which Admiral
Cappa approved, experts believing the
timbers are not heavy enough. The
Southern Pine association has failed to
keep Its promises to deliver timber as
required, making It neoeeaary to ship
fir from the Pacific coast, he said.
Coa tracts May Be Traasferred
The board Is considering the transfer
of contracts from certain southern yards
to the Pacific eoast. Plea said, and he
agreed with a suggestion by Senator
J ones of Washington that construction
should be done where materials are
Abandonment of wooden shipbuilding
In . the East waa forecasted by Plea la
his testimony. In which hs explained
that the board will likely continue con
struction on the Pacific Coast, but doee
not want too maay vessels of small
The board has recently determined on
a policy pf encouraging building of
email craft, tha alas i needed for over
seas trade. -said Pies, thus giving per
mission for the. building of. ships under
2600 tons for. private account. t. .r
'.: Washington; Dee, M.1 K. B.)rbe
trea of the) acetate's shipbuilding lnves-
lis 1 Is an : ss tha- Oanmtiw
Ooethald regime today and no light was
thrown oa the question of whether of
sot America win receive her ships before
lilt ends. .Only one question was asked
on tha prospect, and It went uiiaiMwered.
"What percentage of ail these aalpa
wttl be completed -In llltr asked Sena
tor Johnson of Edward N. Hurley, chair
man of the shipping board. -C .
Harley AdnUts Big Delay
"Admiral Bowels can tell you that bet'
ter than I can. replied Hurley.
Admiral Bowels took ths stand later
In ths day but the question was not put
Chairman Hurley. General Manager
Charles A. Pies of the Emergency Fleet
corporation. Admiral Bqweia, who has
charge of construction work, and John
A. Donald, director or operation for the
shipping board, were questioned on ths
delays which have hampered the gov-
team's Old ea fare TWe. Cotama Oae)
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Lojdojt, Pee. tu (r. ro a
Gerasaa elrpteae was. breaght
dewa aad 1U erew ef three
captared la eae ef twe Genaaa
raids tealgfct. It was aaaoaaeed by
Lord F reach, eessssaader la chief
f tae aease defease fereee.
The first atteatsud raid was ever
the Kestlta eoast, ths eaeaty fly
irs bo lag sighted at o'clock te
slghU Of this party of aerial
eeaia-dreysera Sao ssaehtae, a
So tha, waa dewaed.
The eeeead raid eecarred at SttS
s. as. A few Tseaiee were dressed
ver the Isle ef Taaaet.
2Te easaaltles aad ae da as age
was reaerted." Lard Treaea1 re
aerted. Spy Is Shot Trying
To Cross to Mexico
El Paso, Texaa, Deo. XI. U. V.)
Charles Felge of New Tork city, believed
to be a Oerman spy, was shot and killed
toIA m n Mm mm M rf Tl Put ttv a
Boventh cavalry border patrol, while at-
tempting 10 iora vam nw uraoae nvor
and cross into Mexico.
The body of Felge was recovered and
important maps, documents, aad other
military information were found in his
pockets, with a bank book showing
heavy deposits la a New Tork bank.
Name and addresses of persons In
France, Spain and Chile were also found
is his notebook. ,
Felge had been In the viclalty ef El
Paso for some time, ' and had excited
suspicion by making sketches aad pho
8 tart ling disclosures - were expected
when the full military Investigation was
completed. The nature of the papers
found was not revealed, aitaougn ins
plans of many American manufacturing
slants ware inciwaeo.
Felge was about SO years old aad was
well dressed. ' ;
Beats All Others
Portland's navy recruiting station
again beat the' rest of ths United States
In ths latest enlistment drive, but the
strain seat Commander E. F. Eckhardt
to bed with a near breakdown rrora ex-
Detailed flgures are not avauaoia, uuti
reports xrovn vam navy bovwwvu kww
v- m..,!. in tm nmltiiu
0 nrrnen-" abrt - seeutse
K---- City 1 seoood, but eves II Ml
far behind. '"'f- - '.
Conftnander Eckhardfa cwawntlon U by
be means serious, and be expects te Dei
ready foe ths next man after he rests
T- Tu J3 Tk
Ban Antonio. Texas, Dee. XI. TU. P.)
The courtmartial trying ths II negro
f tbe TwentT-fourth TTnrtad
Stats, infantry, charged with partld-
paUon In ths Houston riot oa ths night
of August ZI. reached a a octal 00 early
tonight. It was eta tea on tetany. . The
members of ths court were Immediately
The findings will not bt presented to
Oeaeral Hoc km an. southsra department
commander, until Monday, or poaalbly
Wednesday. Tber first wiu se to Colo -
set Oeorge Dune, department Judge ad
later to ths denertmeat
commander for approval.
Secret Agent Flynn
Gives :Up His Work
Washington, Deo. If. fTJ. P Wll
I lam J. Flynn. veteran cms I or tne unJt
sd States secret sei lies, has resigned. It
bseams officially known hers tonight.
New Tork reports that Flynn resigned
to accept the polios oonunlsstooerahip of
New Tork under Mayer Hylaa. could
not be confirmed, nyun was reported
ln hr Tors: tsnignt. J
ins rwiIMWH waa niMts u sac
rerary w vr-wi w wu l
day or so," tt was said.
It ami bs so-
Hunt Is Legally
PhnMlT IHt Dm M ft NT ft 1
Ending a bitter political fight of mors
than a year, ths so prems 'court of Art-
sons today handed down- a decision
holding Oeorge W. P. Hunt Is legally
governor of Ariaona. T" ctaIon dis
places Thomas EL Campbell, wno nas
been acting governor ' sines January
Officer in Charge
Of Military Guards
Washington.' Deo. s CL K. I
Oeneral Carter,- chief of ths militia
bureau, was today, put In charge of
arranging for guards - for maaitlons
plants, arsenals, manufacturing plants
and ' pubilo . utilities. y order of : the
president. v' '- , .,
; lVill:Serve:5 'Years
Wsshlngton. Dec. JX. (L . N..
President Wilson today reduced to five
years the seatsncsof 10 years at bard
labor Imposed by courtmartial on PI rat
IAeutenaat'Carf IL Calvin; coast artU
ary reserve corps. Calvin was tried for
conduct unbecoming an -officer, t
Machine Gun Inventor Dramatic
Witness at Military Inquiry'.
Says Whole System Is Curse ;
to America Blames Crozier. -
Red Tape and Petty Jealousies of
Department Officials Have
Hampered United States in
Supplying Guns for Soldiers.
P.) Co'onel Ito Levrts -
today poured out before the sd- .
ste mlUUry affairs committee
the bitterness and disappointment '
of 15 years, ss he told the story
or uie rejection of the Lewis .
machine gun by Uie government.
Summing up the reasons for
rejection of his gun. Lewis dra
matically laid the whole blame
upon system that Is the euraa
of America-" -That system be
called "Crozlerlsm" becsuse. be .
declared. fg chief exponent In
the war department Is Major '
General Crotier. chief of ord-'
nance. Lewis' testimony marked
the climax thus far of the mili
tary Inquiry which has been
fllle4 with startling testimony
concerning red Up and delay.
It also proved the outstanding feature
tic of. congTsesiosal . lav eat Ira-
rrannr (Poe tne sesats Mnmiami
" "'"f puraoea wjui
! . ' ,Br unarT a Dtistness-uas re-or-
I F, 1." "ll Wpplog board and
' Tares H tartar AdJearaed
I . Tha Ttas .
- w.M.u.uw. mAwr umjm
ef examination of witnesses, some ef
whom bitterly charred Herbert Ilonvar
with mlsmaaagement of the sns-ar aitua.
00 clashed with. President Wilson a
to ths week over admit.
Tliai II 1 Id. - -
ths statement be read lata- ths reoorde.
the committee refused until Hoover
I"10 -VV personauy next mday.
I at a .m. a ai a -
oral Sharps, quartermaster general f
1 us army, win conunae his testimony
I oerors ins miutsry mvesugauoa com-
I nuixss. me trans portaUon of clothing
I ard supplies te Prance for Perahing a
I troops wiu as goos into, in this respect
I military Investigatlott will dovetail
I with ths-shlppmg inquiry. Commeros
1 comnuus meawers are eager to learn
- 1 whether, ths transport servios aad ths
I ixaneporraxfos) - os 'Supplies - wt tne war
aepartmrat ass boea put en aa efficient
and waste-saving basis, General Sharps
wtu bs asked lor detailed Information
ea uus poisu
Cssl Qals WHI Be amads -
Ths shipping lavestlgators probablr
wtu near Admiral T. T. Bowles, manager
of steel shls construction, in executive
- 1 session. Admiral Bowles wishes to give
- 1 the eonunitte intormatloa ooooemlng
I the probable completion of ships tnontl
I by month through ths eomJag year.
I Ths need committee will begin Its
I Inquiry into ths coal shortage. . This
I Is to be done because of insists ace of an
the members, but Senator Aesd Aa tr-
I alstad in kee Dinar on with ths surar hv.
- 1 nnli-r. hnt Imdw Kaavaa tmkM mr
I via imnnt ta ooaninr tna anal oala
Wed aesd ay. Clifford.. Tbsrsn of lavs
is scheduled as. ths first wHnsss. Hs f
to tsU aboat' traaamortatlon ondiUona
m ths U Iddls WssC held responslbls la
Urge measure for ths fuel shortage
mday. ths Interstate commerce sonv
mlttes plans to bsgtaa tts tavsstlcaton
(Cbsctased sa rase Tairtaes Oaia
Young .Lady .Wants to
Trade Automobile for v :
' " Grocery :
BmJATlOXS f TEHAXJO 4 Z
BT young lady ts run ele-vaior. 6r
ean do off ass work; doctor's office,
preferred. . - 1
' xwip rou;MN-il . ,
'WILL, trade good horse, wagon.' har
ness, for potatoes, cmcaene. prone--graph,
furniture, lot or anything X can
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