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WESTON. OREGON. FRIDAY. MAY 2. 1919
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Beginning Saturday morning, May 3d, vy will offer our entire stock of women's suits at
most remarkable bargains.
' Everyone is thinking thrift these days and for that reason it is good policy to buy one or
more of ' these suits they are, most excellent values in every way.
Every model is in such good taste, seasonable style and made of such fine fabrics that
fnany months of good wear can be had out of them.
They arc corrcctfy tailored in box effects and blouse styles with fancy vestees-all are different and chosen with ut
most care as to materials, lines and colors. '
You will agree they are right when you see them-their wonderful style and superior finish would naturally lead you
to expect high prices, but that is not true in this case. . 5
How is fclae Timeto Biy and Save 1mm $5 to $25
on that" new suit. We have divided our stock into three great lots as follows:
Lot 1 is made up of 'Suite that retail regularly' at $2&50, $32.50 and $35.00. Special sale price. . .$2475
Lot 2 is composed of suits priced at $40.00, $42.50 and $45.00. Special sale price .$32.50
Lot 3 includesuiteto
v ' f 2: "2 " "y. ': '.(A nominal charge will be made for all alterations.) .
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32 MEMBERS III
Thirteen States Are Invited to
and Other Countries (
. ' May Join.
Vvasbtngton.Tba revised covenant
Of th league of nations, M presented
at Parla to the peace conference lo
plenary session, u mid publle by
the state department Its essential
features already bad been disclosed
through official summary Issued
tWO WNkl mo.
.Attached to the text, however, Ii the
hitherto unpubllehed "annex" referred
to la the covenant, in which art named
the M states, Including the selfgov
ernlnf British dominions, which are
to be the orieisai membera of the
league of nations, and IS itatea to be
invited to accede to the covenant. , .
The original members art all the
nations which declared war on Ger
many, and la addition the new atatet
of Ciecbo-Slovakia and Poland.
same time tow j)iimm ui-'atm
the peace conference sought vainly to
have a raee equality provision Inserted
In the covenant. 4 , - .''.'.
Provision Made for Withdrawal.
Changes euggested In criticisms in
the United ' 8tatea senate add pro-'
visions for the withdrawal of a mem
ber after two years' notice and fulfill-'
nent of league obligations;, exempt
domestlo questions from the league's
Jurisdiction; provide that mandatories
over German colonies or former Otto
man dominions shsll be given only to
nations, willing to accept them; leave
It to member states to decide , what
armed force, If any, tbey will contrib
ute to the force required by the league
to enforce Its mandates, and make It
clear that member states Individually
will pass upon proposed limitations
upon their armaments.
With modifications, the new draft
Includes all the provisions for the sub-
mission to the council of International
disputes, for Inviting no member na
tions to accept the obligations of mem
bers tor the purpose of adjusting dis
putes and for breaking oconomto rela
tions or the use ot .armed, force la
dealing with a stats which haa broken ,
the covenant '
OREGON KEVS ROTES OF GENERAL INTEREST
Those Invited to become member!
by acceding to the covenant are the
three Scandinavian countries, Ths
Netherlands. Swltserland, Spain and
Persia and the American republics of
Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay,
Salvador and Venesueln.- Provision Is
made la ths covenant, however, for
the admission, to the league ot any
fully self-governing country, which '
will give required guarantees, upon a
two-thirds vote of the .assembly. :
; The tsxt provides thst nothing In ;
ths eovensnt shall be deemed "to af-,'
feet ths validity of International en
gagements such aa treaties of arbitra
tion or regional understandings llks
ths Monroe doctrine for securing the
maintenance of peace." This was ths
amendment for which President Wil
son made a successful fight at the
Seaplane riles 1250 Miles. , '
Washington. A naval seaplane at
tached to the Hampton Roads bsse hss
Just completed a 20 hours' flight In
which it covered a distance of 1150
miles, the navy department waa ad
vised by ytho commandant at Norfolk.
This distance ts about twcthlrda ot
that which th. N,C seaplane aquadron
1 must cover on the proposed trans
Atlantic flight from Newfoundland. .
. Baker Salla for America.
Brest Newton D. Baker, American
secretary of war, has sailed for the
United States aboard the transport
Peace negotiations with Germany,
have boon opened at Versailles.
Fire dMtroycd nesrly an entire block
ot the business district ot RIchlsnd.
Approximately $75,000 In publle im
provement work ts being planned by
the city of North Bend.
The Western Forestry and Conser
vation association held a three-day
convention In Portland. - v j
. J., Q. Johnson, ot Hlllsboro, commit
ted suicide by shattering bta bead with
a bullet fired from revolver. -
The various tie cutting sswmllls
around Brownsville are working full
blast these days as a result of the la
creased -demand tor ties.
A. V. West and Lis wife were drown
ed In Mill Creek', a quarter of a mile
abovo Wendllng. a sawmill town,; 20
miles northesst -of Eugene.
. 'The Marthfleld volunteer fire dc'
partment has started work on its ISOOO
'pavilion, which will have quarters for,
the company, and a dance hall,
With the buildings completed and
all machinery In place, the new Allen
A Hendrlckson Packing company can
nery at Rainier la ready tor tha open
ing ot the fishing season. - ;
Preparation of. a ballot title for a
constitutional amendment providing
for the single tax la sought In a peti
tion filed with the secretsry of state
by the Oregon Single Tax league.
Aa usual the Linn county pioneers
and veterana will gather this year In
June at Brownsville. At a recent meet
ing of the directors ot the association
the datea were aet at June 18, 19 and
10. " "
Fourth -class postmasters have been
appointed in Oregon aa follows: Tens
A. Hescdahl, McKee, Marlon county;
Wilson L. Grove, Shedd, Linn county;
Ellas F. Truax, WInant, Lincoln coun
ty, . "' '
By the end of the paving season
there will be 69 miles ot hardsurfacs
road between Portland and Astoria,1
leaving about 43 miles yet to be paved.
The remaining mileage may be paved
In 1920. .
Tbo- prospect of hundreds ot motor
tourists and the general prosperous
condition ot the Hood River valley has
resulted in a wave of Improvement on
the part of Hood River men and res-,
tauranteurs. 1 :
Tubercular rats found In the slaugh
ter house district of- Portlsnd by City
Meat Inspector Anderson recently,
have led to the Institution of an active
campaign against the rodents by tbo
city health bureau.
The S16th sanitary train, which re
cently landed in New tork from over-;
spas, will be permitted to stop over in
Portland on the way to demobilisation
camp, Senator McNary we promised
by the war department
Oregon's first annual newspaper con
ference opened at Eugene In the school,
cf Journalism at the University of Ore-,
gon with an attendance ot 40 editors
and publtabers from the Willamette
valley and other parts ot Oregon.
' Marked improvement In labor con
ditions on the Pacific coast were re
ported by the department ot labor In
ita weekly bulletin. Portland's unem
ployed are shown to have decreased
from 4000 to 1400 since last week.
, Portland already In 1919 haa export
ed 833,074 barrels of flour, which ia
more than half of the total tor 1918,
and shippers forecast that If the ton
nage situation is reasonably free for
the rest of the year 1919 will go down
as tha record flour rfrlod for Portland.
By unanimous vote, the members ot
the EddyviUe Mohair and Wool Grow
ers' association In convention at Eddy
villa, decided to pool their product
again this year. Last year the mohair
pool sold for 50H cents, at least 5
cents better per pound than had pre
viously been offered. . ,
Delegates gathered In' Bend from
Deschutes, Crook, Jeffersoa and Sher
man counties elected W. S, Ayrea aa
president of the Deschutes Baptist as
sociation. H. C. Doty ot Redmond was
chosen vice-president, with Mr. and
Mrs. H. E, Nordeen ot Bend secretary
and assistant secretary, respectively. , 1
Fire that destroyed a Chinese laun
dry at Salem, precipitated an outbreak
in Chinatown which may develop Into
a tong. feud. Several tamlltea are In
volved. The trouble started when tho
owner ot the building In which the
laundry waa located accused aons ot a
Chinese woman named Hlng ot setting
.ths fire. Mrs. Hlng then made mur
derous threats, according to tho of
ficers. Judge Eakln haa handed down a de
cision awarding the office ot county
judge ot Columbia county to Martin
White, who contested the election of
W. J. Fullerton. his opponent at the"
November election. The official can
vass gave Fullerton a majority ot three
votes. White secured a recount cn
which Fullerton gained an additional
three votes, but 40 ballots were laid
aside on account of irregular mark
ings. Judge Eakln awarded 24 to .
White and 14 to Fullerton. giving '
White a majority of six votea. j
W, J. Patterson, a roruana oroaw,
waa arrested at Eugene by Sheriff
Stlckels on a warrant charging him
with arson. It Is alleged that he aet
fire to 60 tons ot hay which he owned
and which waa stored in a large ware
house at Alvadore. The hay waa de
stroyed by fire on the night of April
The five Oregon cow-testing associa
tions tested 877 cows, bought two pure
bred bulla and six cows, Installed
throe milking machines and purchased
cooperatively several loada of alfalfa
in February, saya the monthly num
mary issued by E. L. Westover, federal
and agricultural college dairy special-.
1st In charge.
The steady and solid Industrial and
commercial development which Astoria
is experiencing ia indicated by the re
markable growth of her financial in
stitutions. The bank deposits on
March 4, 1918. totaled 86,204.000. while
on the corresponding date ot the pres
ent year, they were $7,410,000, aa In
crease ot $L206,000.
Wilson Moves Adoption and
Pact Is Unanimously
Farts. The covenant ot tho league
ot nations in revised form, moved by
President WUson, waa adopted Mon
day by the peace conference la plen
ary aesaio nwithout a dissenting vote.
The president's motion also named
Sir Jamea Eric Drummond aa secre
tary general ot tho league and provid
ed tor a committee to inaugurate the
league." ' - "'
Thus one of tho notable works ot
the conference . has passed its final
stage and ia Incorporated in the peace
. Italy was not represented at the
session, but the name ot Italy appears
as one ot the membera of the league
In the covenant aa finally adopted.
Nine labor principles were adopted
for Insertion la the treaty.
The sessioa adjourned Without con
sidering the report on responsibilities
providing for the trial of the German
ex-emperor by five judges from the
great power. This report was handed
in by the council of tour and embodies
in the peace treaty a provision for the
ex-emperor's prosecution. This, how
ever, haa not aa yet been adopted by
the plenary conference.
Governor of Coast Reserve Bank Dies
San Francisco. --Jamea K. Lynch,
governor ot the Twelfth Federal Re
serve bank, headquarters of which are
in thia city, dropped dead here Mon
day morning. 1
British Trade Blackllsta Abolished.
London. The foreign office haa an
nounced the abolition of all trade
blacklists from April 29.