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About The Weston leader. (Weston, Umatilla County, Or.) 189?-1946 | View Entire Issue (May 17, 1918)
PATRIOTIC SUPPLEMENT gBgSSff
EREE WATER TIMES
GOVERNOR CALLS ON
ALL TO SUPPORT THE
Proclamation Is Issued Urging
tftizons to Kallr to Help
SALEM, Or, May lS.-Goveroor
Juno Wlthycoruh. of Oregon today
Issued a proclamation calling upon all
citlsens of the cut to support th.
American Red Ctom In ta second war
fund drive, set for My ! to 17.
In handing the original proclamatloii
to a representative of the American
Red Cross, the governor aald that he
could be afforded no greater pleasure
than to do a service for the Red Cross.
The militant message of Oregon's
. "War Governor" to the people of Ore
State of Oregon, Executive Department
Salem. May IS, 1111
CiUsena of Ore iron. Greet ings:
Whereas, Wood row Wilson, president
of the United States and president of
the American Red Cross, acaln has
called upon the people of the United
States to support the great Institution
of the Red Cross; and.
Whereas, be has proclaimed the week
of May M to May IT for the purpose
of sollcltinc fins;
Now, therefore, L James Withy combe.
governor of generous Oregon, call upon
all citlsens of this state to set aside
this week to the holy purpose of serv
Ing In this humane cause; and I urge
all private clt liens. If called upon, to
serve as workers, and to let no private
occupation hold them back.
Waea citlsens of Oregon are asked
for their gifts, let them remember that
they are helping suffering humanity.
Oregon never falls. Let her lead
Glvea under my hand this 15th day of
(Signed) JAMES WITHYCOMBE.
Governor of Oregon.
WAY BOO PREPARED
FOR RED CROSS DRIVE
Umatilla County Patriotic Service Leao-ue
Second Red Cross War Fund Campaign
May 20-27, IMS
INSITLTJKIONS TO SOLICITORS
ever carefully nd understanding!)-. It . IMPORTANT that ln.truoll.ms I., followed to the letter;
Lreur supplies .lists, receipt boohs, pledge carda. pin-, calendars) In readineaa to start out early Monday morning
ft nJ ,1U''t. V7 r"n on "ur "t ny "'h" I" hln your limited terrify who should properly
oontrs " " '"-' -"""" nave no rating ror a person and cannot yourself etalllh a fair rating by
cX ,h ntin on our P Xr district chairman and secure a rating.
will hA atirnllet WltK Mlltl K.V..L . IT- fc. . . in . .... ...
, .... r-.w. m. contain 5S receipts in duplicate. These receipt books
tMIS - - """" nu mumi oe account,i ror. He sure to give a receipt for every dollar
u... ..... .... .... ..... ...u T-v ift nupucate. inn amount or money shown by your duplicates
fctrwltk your cash turnover. In case you make an error and find ft necessary to glv. another. writ, "void" across
it a receipt and return both original and duplicate, Under no circumstances sr. dupllc.tr. to Ik. torn from lH.oka.
J MIND ! duplicates, unused and cancelled receipts must be turned In to your chairmen. They are charged
West End County Towns Are
Visited by M. R. Chessman
to Perfect Plans.
Ts follow up the work of yesterday
in mo east end of the county. Merle R.
Chessman, secretary of the Patriotic
league, went to the towns of the west
.end of the county this morning for Lbs
purpose of meeting with the district
chairmen and preparing the way for
the coming Red Cross drive.
On the last drive, the maximum sub
. scrlptlon asked was S2S0. The cuota
m mis county, though It has not been
announced for the coming drive, p oba
bly will be the same as last year, $J9,
000. With the organization, however,
it Is believed that it will be possible to
reduce the burden on Individuals by
apportioning it among some 70M indi
viduals, so that the maximum probably
wtu ne f ioo and the minimum SL
Some of the districts, where the rat
ing was not essential for the Liberty
loan drive, nave not completed that
phase of the league's activities, and
this will be done before the campaign
In the east end yesterday the mem
bers of the executive committee who
made the trip to Milton, found the dis
trict chairmen and workers "rearm to
go," and full of enthusiasm for hlttln.
the ball in the coming drive with all
the energy that was devoted to the re
cent Liberty loan campaign. They met
with Homer I Watts of Athena, George
A. Price at Milton. E. J. Davis at Free
water, J. H. Price at Weston and Carl
Engdahl of Helix.
are r react
STATEMENT IS MADE REGARDING THE
PUBLICATION OF SLACKERS" NAMES
H is " ' - "'" ii.vii mu.i lurnea in 10 y.
Ly receipt bw " must report to the central organisation, which must turn In every hook Issued
v - - . iivni tiiui. in me eve
l.wi nlan. issue receipt for nnlv th inaiaiin.ni ...... . n..
H" , . --- , ...w ........ ,., IlHMIIf !ita
vent thnt a pemon suhs. rldrs on
,MfS card Is to he filled out and signed by each subscriber. His or her name .,Mr... .k.-h.i
MikUnlr written In. The team captain should sign on the marginal space after "Obtained by." The cards pro
, i fwir-lnataltment payment, but this Is optional and. Inasmuch as the ratlnsa are comt.arstlveli- .mult .v.rv -r.
k4 made to secure the entire amount subscribed In one payment. Otherwise there will be much extra labor
a the collation or installments. When the FULL amount subscribed Is paid at the time of subscription, write
TAID" across the face of the card and the date. If only a first payment Is made, this payment should be
si the back In the space provided. Pledge cards must be turned In to your district chairmen each .v.nm
km Hst la for your guidance In soliciting In column marked "Amt. Sub." place amount of euhcrlitlon and not
MUtcttd. Tour receipts will show the amount paid In. If you do not secure subscriptions from all ..n iur list
Lotions as to reason. Lists should be returned to chairmen after campaign.
t tiling is the minimum amount you should sccept from the persona solicited. Anyone hna the privilege of sub.
Itroad his ratln. Should anyone dealre to subscribe leas than rated, he should be referre.1 to the district chair-
iry effort snouid m made to solicit everyone on your list end to secure the amount for which rated Otherwise
eenaty will have trouble In raising her quota.
all Red CroM insignia la only to be worn by subscribers to the Second War Turn! Ka. h subscriber should
Calendars are Intended for subscribers who take advantage of the Installment plan of payment.
for erery subscriber and you may use your own Judgment In giving them out.
should be made each evening by 4:30 to your precinct or district chairman. The report should show total
subscriptions (totala of amounts on pledge cards), total collections (your cash, checks, etc., turned In should
total shown by duplicate receipts) and Information relative to anyone solicited who did not subscribe accord
ing toiaUac. BE SURE to make these reporta early each evening and see that you are properly checked up. Chairmen
are refiirsi to report each evening at S to the central organisation, which must forward a report to Portland for the
900 WOMEN TO AID III
In view of the promises mad by the "get ln the blue," the lague Inagurated
I'matllla O.unty I'atrl.itlo H.rv1oe 'm-'I'l-ers up" campaign by whluh
leagu. prior to ths third Liberty loan I""""" ' w'r l,", ,h
campaign to publish as slackers those "Pborlunlly In lend to the government
!. did not subscribe to the loan ae. through War Having, sumpa. .MOrd.
cording in their ability, the eiecutlve l"g ""' P";"
committee has considered that It I. " " "' mnalgn bul the
only fair ta he public that an eipl.na. result. ... far Indicate that Umatilla
torv stolement to b. mad. at this time r,'n' ' '-mparntlvely few cltl.en.
Th. actual number of "yellow card." measuring up to th. stand-
.. i. . ih. ,i. sno ..ii..itin. .rd. of 10Q per cent Americanism.
I committee, wa. very .mall, considering The second lied Cros. t.r fund
' tbe number nf person. sollcH.d, A ',rlv '",n ,,, Monday and all per
moat generous and ready response '" ' be ashed t emitrlbuts so.
charaoterlsed the treat majority of '"""" ""r- m-j..r..,
,h...e rated The organisation does not ' " mmmlHee eg.
take the view that this general willing, f"' " Individual .tibsrrlpllons
new to subscribe w.a occasioned ' '"' "ure. then prevailed In ths
through fear of being considered a 'd "'' " ,n
slacker, but believes rather that It re. P' ' Vm Increaa. tn in. county
..tiled from a realisation of the needs "IM-'la Th. organisation grant, lo
..f the government and of lh.lndlvldua''on " privilege ot appealing
irtmi ine rating siTrn. a prwi'wr snow.
In, will result In a revised rating.
The solicitors are not making the
cnmpalgn because they like the Issk.
but because they have been reieatsd
to do so a. a matter of dn'y Those
solicited are urged tn manifest the
nme spirit of cooperation in tienalf of
f most worthy caue
l-MATII.I.A rOUNTT I'ATJttOTIC
rty Kse-ullve Committee
k CMTteoue In your solicitation. Familiarise yourself with the work of the Red Cross by reading pamphlets, so
you veto prepared to meet any arguments Work FAST and HARD. It's clean up this campaign In two daya Catch
all staakrs before the week Is out. The campaign end. the 27th. Don't procrastinate. Tou have business of your own.
but sd toes everybody else who Is working on the campaign. You have been selected from among many for .pedal
serried a I most worthy cause and It Is a privilege bestowed upon you rather than an Imposition upon your good nature.
Our ofntiatlon Is no stronger than Its wrskest member. Let's all pull together and go OVER THE TOP in a hurry.
UMATILLA COUNTY PATRIOTIC SERVICE LEAGUE.
Hy Executive Committee.
BANES RED CROSS
DOING GOOD WORK
BANKS, May 14 Th local Red
Cross has just finished a satisfactory
tn irter's work, which shows unabated
spirit In carrying out the program of
supporting the soldiers at the front.
Three shipments were made and Include
the following articles: Blxth-one hos-
ir.-il shorts, 21 bed shir s. 21 pajama
suits. 13 shoulder capes, g knitted
sweaters. 27 pairs knitted socks, 20
. Army Qusrtermsster Here.
Ma'or Z. H. Sturman, quartermaster
at Tacoma In charge of the service at
: - Camp Lewis, stopped between train, on
'.- his way from Portland last evening
for a chat wl'h his friend Dr. David
B. Bill. Major Turman is enthusiastic
. over the men at the camp. He says
' that last year, when a clothing short
are was reported at the camp the
trouble was not that there were not
'enough uniforms, but that the uniforms
On hand did not Include enough Of the
larger size to equip the unusual num-
... ber of big men in the service.
Aberdeen Red Cross Chaw Sends
Many Articles to Fhsca
ABERDEEN. Wash., )l li Nine
hundred women now are forking for
the Aberdeen Red Cross cfteter knit
ting hospital. necessities, pt chapter
has a monthly record of 1 3 Set
Goods shipped last modi Included
II layettes. 110( banrtacefTM game
compresses, 400 split Irrt&s pads,;
100 tuH .hirta. 100 nulamil 1M ksn.t.
kerchiefs, ten hot water beat cover. P-nlr. bed socks, 21 water bags. IS Ice
S50 old linen pieces, five pSmr eases,
20 dish towels, 70 wash tehee, 21
quilts, 100 holders. SO lrenVitbs. 0
napkins, 25 shoulder shawfc M scrap
books and t3S bandages. I
CHAIRMEN ARE ANNOUNCED
ELECTION CLERKS TO
BE PAID IN STAMPS
hags, g ambulance pillows and cases.
35 abdominal bandages, 11 arm slings,
11 tray cloths. 1 dish towls, doten
trench candles, 2 dozen wash cloths, 4S0
Jozcn gun wipers.
20,000 REFUGEES' AIDED
Knitting Machine Fails.
' Mrs. F. E. King returned yesterday
from Seattle where she SDent the week
'.. 'aklng special instruction In the knit
ting department of the Red Cross
. school there. Mrs. King reports that
f headquarters committee would not
accept socks on knitting machines as
"is far turned la were poorly
knit and could only be turned over
"o te committee on 3lglan relief.
'T-rd knitters will be enconraged to
knit more, socks than ever for the com
Wasco County Organizes W Second vrt Work of R,,i,f Jru'm Re
Red Cross Csmpsin i portsd by Trowbridgs.
THE DALLES. Or., Mayjlt-Wasco CAIRO, Egypt, May 14. The British
county's Quota of the seconCBnt fn. government Is transporting 1600 Arme-
drlve, which opens May 24 s 125,000. ' nlan refugees from Jerusalem to Port
of which 117,000 has been .portioned ' saw. Winers are coming irm n.
to The Dalles and 8000 to b remain-; eoutheast.
der of the county. Edwa a Pease' Rev. Stephen Trowbridge, represen
of this city, who will dlrei ths drive ,atlve t the American Committee for
In Wheeler. Gilliam. 8hnii and Armenian and Hyrlan reiier, sata to3ay
Wasco counties, has appointed th f0l- 'hat 20.000 refugees had been given as
lowing chairmen: Judge R. D. Parker, ltance In Jerusalem, by the committee.
Condon, for Gilliam; C. Oi Portwoodj A hospital ha been established at Mej
Fossll, Wheeler: L. B. Bart am, Moro.i d'',' ner Qaza.
for Sherman: George D. Bridie, Dufur.; The American Red Cross commission
for Wasco. ! '; to Palestine, headed by Dr. John H.
E. O. McCoy will have cmrte of (he Flnley of New York, will soon arrive
campaign In The Dalles Sad Oeorge t Fort Said, in cooperation wnu m
W. Johnson of Dufur will be treasurer1 American committee and British Syrian
of the district ! and Palestine relief func" It will com-
. ! bat the famine and disease which are
Thrift Stickers Will Bo Used
Meet Expenses of All Em
Clerk and Judges of the lection
In I'matllla county will be paid In 4
Thrift stamps. Judge Marsh made 4
the announcement this morning.
This custom ha. been adopted
by a number of counties slready
and it was felt tai Umatilla
county people would not want to 4
be outdone In the least matter of
DEFENSE LEAGUE FINDS
TWO PERSONS GUILTY
Charged With Sedition, They
Are Held for Internment
by Federal Officials.
Heorge C. Coe was just a little too
old to enter the officers training
school In Han Francisco, and so he
enlisted as a private In the marines.
As a last peaceful .hot at the kaiser,
he made arrangements, before his de
parture, to give sway several hundred
"ck of Irish cobbler seed potatoes to
anyone who desired to plant them. A p.
pllranr. will have their wants fully
mttplM by calling at his ranch, Stan
responsibility and obligations of good
There were a few "yellow carda"
'urne(j In from nearly .very district
In th. county. There was no dlatmal.
tl 'n on th. part nf th. central organise.
Hon to accept tbsae "yellow card, as
final verdict, and to brand the per
son, thus reported as .lacker, without
further effort to put them "In the bule"
It t'etil thev were made the hunts for
a "follow up" rampalgn. This was ac
complished through the medium of
follow up" committees and loyalty
committees, the formef ennnurtlng a
further rampalgn nf solicitation and
the latter conducing Investigations and
granting hearings These eipedt.ncle.
were resorted to as a precaution against
doing any cltlsen sn Irraparahl. In-tnatli-e
through a misunderstanding or
ml'lnterpretatlon of motives
This method of "follow up" has
proved wonderfully effective. t'p to
dele every caa. that haa been brought
up to final consideration by loyalty
committees haa been settled satisfac
torily Some of the alleged slackers
bad refused tn subscribe from perannnl
or selfish reasons and some had failed
. vt to realise their reapnnslblll lr
vhere had refusrd throufh mlsiimlcr.
standing All. when the matter was
ir-sen!ed to them In It. true signifi
cance, have tnken action tn clear lhm.
.-tvr of any stigma. At this time
there are less lhan a dosen "yellow
card" ensee up for ftir'her considers
ttetay In turning them In haa pre.
Vi-ntt-,1 their being brought to rnnclu
i this time but the organisation
to mttke final detnrmlna'lon
i Chin another week. Itntn the or
nnifation and publishers or tbe news
papers of the county are still ready to
nubll'h 'he nnmrs of slackers, when
fair and full consideration merit. urh
action. This pledge of punifctty will
govrn In fu'iire drives as In tee past
campaign, but th committee wishes It
known that It will not procoml hastily
and upon snap Judgment
Kvcrv tr.on solicited doting the
third Liberty loan and who did not
take a bond was not turned In on
yullow card. Many were financially
unable to do so, and made satiststi-tnry
showing to the solicitor.. In order to
' give these persons an opport unl'y to
MEN CLAIM HONOR OF
BEING FIRST TO BUY
BOAROMAN SOLDIER WINS.
Carl M. Voyan. a lloardman bualnss.
man before his enlistment, who Is well
known to the residents of this com
munity, made a good showing at the
trnck meet held recently at Kelly
Field. South Knn Antonio, Texas,
where he made second place In the
hop, step and jump and was awarded a
handsome prize. Ills ability as an
nthleto la considered unusually good,
Inasmuch as he was pitted against
some of the oldest and best track men
In the country. Hermlston Herald.
LORD READING LAUDS U. 8.
exacting toll in the Holy Land.
British Ambassador Says Evsryon
Should Believe in Victory.
COAL WEEtc BEGINS JUNE 3.
SHROUD OF CHRIST
AND NAIL FROM HIS
CROSS ARE STOLEN
PETROGRAD, May 1L The fa-
mous patriarchlal treasuer house
In 'he Kremlin at Moscow has
a ""en looted.
The treasurer hause Is the re-
".osltory of many sacred treas-
ures. Including the reputed
shroud of Christ, a robe alleged
to have been worn by the Virgin
; Peools to Be Urged to Order Fuel for
, ! Winter Nssds at Esrly Dste.
WASHINGTON May It Warm1
praLie for the aid the Unite! States Is WASHINGTON, May 14. The fuel
bringing Ho the allies was riven here j a(,mnl8tratl0n hag designated the week
by Lord Readlnr, the British ambasna-' i "mil for
dor, speaking at the National Press' n lntenBlve campa,n foT early order
club. The ambassador warned against i , of coai for next winter.
raise optimism, declaring ins allies are , preparation, have been made by he
facing a grave situation. 1mniBtratlon In every state 'o bring
"Eevry man," said he. ihould be- rlr or(Jering message before the
Ueve In final victory, as be does In his j p,0pie
religion, but he must look th facts In!
Umatilla in Fourth Place.
On a percentage, Umatilla county Is
now In fourth place for the Purchase
" of Thrift sumps, having advanced one
KLAMATH FALLS. Or., May 11. notch alnce last week. The figures are
The Jury of the Klamath County De- I given In the weekly publication of the
fense league found Mrs. Blnchly, a j state committee. Umatilla county, has
dressmaker of this city, and J. W, Ter- j sold 2S.S of Its quota, according to
rell. president or tne Kiamatn rails moae n gyres.
Barbers' association guilty of disloyalty.
and n terlng seditious remarks. The HAS MANY IN SERVICE,
hearing was conducted by the Defense! A total of 83 men (7.2 per cent) have
league. In which the Recused were j donned the khaki from this community
confronted with their accusers and ana In proportion to the population
had an opportunity offered them to
present witnesses for their defense.
The Jury was composed of C. F. Htone,
John Brett. J. C, RoberLon, W. 3. Rob
erts, c- F. Betzer. H. M. Manning, W.
E. Beehorn, J. C. Sml'h, Don Zumwalt,
J. A. Gordon, J. F. Kimball and Bert
E. H. Lawrence, a cigar manufac
turer, was founJ to have been Indis
creet In some of his remarks regard-
Pilot Bock holds the record In this
respect. Pilot Rock Record.
MUD TOO MUCH FOR TANK
St. Louis River Bsnks Worse Then Any
8pot in Flandsrs.
he face. There can be oniy one end )N cxyiNG SERVICE,
for us : hat brought By Ami- victory. , Sdn,y Murphy writes friends that
We can consider no other peace." h0 ha been aMlsne(j t. the flying corps
The ambassador's hearers, most of , , the avia'lon service and is now tak
them news writers, wers warned ; ing a l2 weeks' course as a cadet
against fault-finding and unnecessary I t Berkeley Cal. Bid, who ts a nephew
condemnation of inevitable mistakes in i f Mrg p B Boyd, enlisted last fall
In the balloon corp., buf his call places
him as a flyer, which he says. Is "much
better." He has been employed far
the past few years with a surveying
an undertaking as big as In the war.
NOW CHAPLAIN IN ARMY.
C. A. Rexroad, former pas'or of
Milton church is now stationed at en. m aiaska and California. Athens
Mary, one of the nails from the ' Camp Lewis as chaplain In tbe u. 8. ' Press.
cross snd a painting said to have s
been done by St. Luke. Its Jewels
snd precious stones were said to
e be worth nearly llP.eoo.OOO.
irmy. otner activities u engage
the attention of the minister l. oc
clonal boxing bouts. The many
friends of Mr. Rexrosd are pleased to
Hnow of his whereabouts and ths good
work be la doing. Milton Eagle.
TWICE ON FRONT.
Reports from France say that Lieu
tenant Currsn McFadden. well known
In Weston, has been twice on the fir
ing line, Wes'.on Leader.
ST. LOUIH. Mo., May 14. The Brit
ish tank Brittannla encountered mud
In Bt. Louis, the Ilka of which aha has
Ing war activities, but wa. exonersted never seen In Flanders, and was forced
of the charge of disloyalty. J. P. to call for assistance to free herself
Campbell, hardware merchant, was! from ihe slimy sllpperyne.a on the
cleared of his chsrges before the De- j rVer Desperes banks,
fense league snd will be decided short- ( The tank was giving nn exhibition
ly. The findings of these cases have of her prowess In Forest park nnd
been laid before the federal authorl'les the program called for wading through
AID UNCLE S.tM
and Interment will be asked for In the
cases of Mrs. Blachly and Tyrrell
the river De.pere.,
Bevcral thousand persons stood In a
drlnvln'g rain watching the tank In Its
"MIGHTY OREGON" GOE8 FAR.
Hss Nephew in Frsnee.
Logan perlnger, nephew of Oeorge
Perlnger of this city. Is now "some
where In France" with the T. M. C. A.
war-workers. He lert nea ne bdouii irNIVEBBITT OF OREGON, BU
,hr week. ago. according to word OENE, May 14. The university mnreh
reaching here this morning. Logan ng song. "Mighty Oregon," by Albert
rerlnger will be remembered here for Perfect, director of the university band,
he was a former student st Whitman has penetra'ed to the PhlMpplnes. where
en11ea In Walla Wnlla. Later he went it was played as the final selection of
to Rochester. N. T. and took a three the high school orchestra at ths Bohol
year course In physical cul'ure In- Provincial high school graduation ex
traction. While at whl man he was erclaes March 27.
one of the lesdlnr athlete, of Hie col- .
lege. He offerej his services as physl- j Superintendent I. E. Toung, who has
can Instructor In T. M. C, A. work been III with the grippe for some daya,
oversea and was accepted. is again at his office.'- -
rnllTLANIt. or, May H-'lalm.
ants for premier b.niors In the Heron d
War drli of the Amerban Ited Cross
are II. T llntsda of Wlllamlna, Or. who
says he Is the first substrller In Ins
state at large, and J. W, MacCallum.
1st Kaat Fourteenth street. Portland.
The actual drive does not begin until
Liberty Iran orflclala were .till In
Liberty temple at Portland when Mr
HnUda i' a mo In and demanded that hla
siil'scrl lion be si-. e.tr, nn behalf of
ihe liej Cro.s. A l.llerty loan iifflclal
rci-Hr.l the money and lurnrd It over
to the Ited I'r.ipa two duya ago
"I slioubl like to hear from any per
son in uregon who thinks he ran beat
my record." said Mr llnlsda
Mr llnlsda operates a sawmill In
a xlrgln forest near Wlllamlna. and
a-ime lime ago made a pleitg. that the
first money received should be divided
among patriotic organisations.
Ills drt order for .hip knee,
.mounted to :il 60 II. .pent half of
thl. sum for Liberty bond, and War
Having, .lamp., one-.juartrr or III 11
he gave tn Ihe Ited Cro Herond War
f u ml. and the balance be reserved for
another patriotic organisation.
Paul Kelly, a newspaperman, was th.
secon.l subscriber recorded In
305.776 VOTERS ON
Of lliii Whole N'timlx 4.3
1'pr (Vnt Aro Mt'tnhprs o
HALKM. lr., May H When regis,
t r gjt l..ii closed lost imuith, jo day.
prior to the primary election of May 17,
riiroxlmalHy J05.77S voters had algn
eil heir name. In the registration books
In "rrg,,,, n. (Down by a rmilllatln
of tutors by tn fn,-e of H..r.tary
of Htolo Olcott based on report, furn
ished by the county clerks, a. classi
fied by party affiliation, th. regula
Republican, 17,0; Democrat, (14,443:
Progressive. 1270, prohibition, Hint; So
cialist, 7202; miscellaneous, or ihoo
who failed or refused to state tbelr
An excess of li.iH is shown In the.
total registration over the total when
the honks clo.ej prior to the primary
election two year, ago wnen Ihe figures
was S4I.4RS. classified a. follow.;
Republican, 1(1, lit; Democrat. (0,t70:
Progressive. RR00; Socialist, (434- mis
Of the total regl.lrntlon for this year
4 Sg per cent of the voters show af
filiation with the Republican party.
17.(1 per cent are Democrats, .42 per
cent Progressives, Lis per cent pro
hibitionists, t S( per cent Socialist, and
.0( per cent have no party affiliation.
Prior to the i( primary election the
percentages wers: Republican, (7,01
per cent; Democrat, it 0B; Progres
sives. .53; Prohibitionists, .2I; 80.
clnllsts, f.25 and miscellaneous, .(S
ARMY SEEKS CAMERA M6N
A. W. McLean (.above) and Sulcus
' A. W. McLean and Eugene Meyer.
Jr , are two of the four members of
ths half billion dollar government war
finance commiiHion recently named
ty President Wilson. Mclean is
lawyer and banker of Lumber-ton, N.
C. Meyer is a New York banker and
business man and has been rln'np;
war work for several months with
the war industries boari and as
member of the national wpr savings
P.r.hlng Calls fee 44 New. Photoga
ph.rs of High Class.
! WASHINOTON, May 14. General
Perahlng has asked the signal corps for
44 high-grade news photographer.
I especially qualified In handling speed
' cameras. Applicants, the signal corps
i announced, must he citlsens or regis
trants between the ages of 21 and 35.
Draft men qualified for the work may
The men selected will be sent to a
school for military training, and upon
completion of a short course there will
be promoted to grades of sergeant,
first class, and ordered overseas.
Sand flowing through a new toy
makes figures of soldiers chess figures
of Indians realistically.