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WESTON. OREGON, FRIDAY, SEPT. C 1919
GREG3H NEWS NOTES
Principal Events of the Week
Briefly Sketched for Infor
mation of Our Readers.
Building permits for Auguet In Tba
Pallas total III.I7I.
Tbe sheriffa office at Oregonf City
aa purchaaed a bloodhound.
Tbe trtuhoppir plagtia ha lilt the
farmera of Klamath mareh country,
A rotary club lth a charter meuv
airtblp of it ae orgsntsed at Aatorla
Tha llll erep ot eharrtos In
county a H0.000 pound lea tliaa
Ulgb coat of feeding cattla In Kla
math oounly la causing ranchers to re
duce tbtlr herds.
Mali service between Condon tod
eeen times a week.
Tha Hood River chapter of tha
American Legion will bar mora Iban
100 charier members,
Aa mult ot tba strike altuailoa
hi California abortaf of frelgbt-cari
prevails la Coo fler cltlsa.
Burns, with a population of 1800. baa
feastl la to be Increased from all to
1ut orgsnlted a chamber of commerce
rlta a membership of 1S.
Tha construction of a werebouae for
tba Maeon-Khrmaii company of Port
land began Uat week at Itellaa.
Brownsville establish In tha
aaar futnra aa up to data camping
grounds In tha city .park for lourlsis.
B. W. buraltt. aged, (8, a resident of
Cooe Doy for many years, v. si found
1rowod la tba waters of Isthmus In
Tba seventeenth annual convention
)f tha Oregon Rural Loiter Carriers'
Usorlstlon waa held In Independence
Day City tchool district baa sold
121.000 worth of bonda at a premium
f 13000. The bond bear SH per cent
A four deya' reunion of veterans of
lha civil, Spanish-American and world
are will bo bald In Roeuburg Septem
bar 1 to 1.
There art 89 irrigation district In
Dragon now in operation, according
to data Juat compiled by tba stale en
r wara in attendance.
Ktthiy-one es-earvlre men entitled
st h 'fa under lha provlalone of tha
MiIdliTa', t:lor' en1 marlnaa' educa
ilonal aid law hae fild furaial appli
cation with the secretary of alale.
Central Oron homswlves who had
rolled on tba bucfileberry crop to aid
to cutting down labia eipcnses, ara
loomed to disappointment tbla fall, for
tha berry ylold la ooa ofjha amalleat
In years, being practically a total fall
ire, Lata froaU ara believed to ba
No Relief in Sight
jjiscripueea oy ..i
rrcnuuca eaupoRAiiant r
CltUena ot Slanflald haa rotd 13
to T la faor of a bond iua of $30,000
for tba conatracUoa of a city ater
C, E. Ilawkiua bil aubralUed to Oo
araor Olcott bit resignation aa dlatrict
attnrnay of Lincoln county, and lila
deputy, a. R. MClukey, baa bem ap
potniad by tha goveraor Is bla plac.
Demand for prune land, eaperlally
bearing orchards. Is Inrrcaalng in tha
vicinity of Hellas, 8eeral oflra ot
17(0 and 1100 an acra hate been re
fused by growers who have first claas
' riustneis conditions In Portland con
tinue baaitbful, measured by tba vol
ume of bank clearings, which showed
large gains for August-compared with
July and with (be corresponding month
of lt year.
tly order of tbe Adjutant General,
an election for colonel of the Third
Oregon will be held within the nxt
lOdaya. Majors aud csptalus lll par
ticipate and the election will be con
ducted by mail.
Captain Speter. Portland harbor
maater and recently appointed mem
br of the board ot state pilot commls
aluners, officially represented Oover
nor Olcoti at the grand review of he
pacific fleet at Ban rrsacleco Monday. '
While drilling a well at the prone
drier on the Loyal Emery place In
Colea valley. II miles weat of Roe
burg, tbe drill paased through a la
fool ledge of bard rock and at a depth
of 121 feet struck what appears (o be
. OIL , . .
Willamette unWeralty, of Salem,
leada In the number of applications re
ceived from aenrlce men who wlah to
take eouraes ot study under the sol
diers', aailora and marlnea' education-;
al aid enactment ot tbe 1919 legisla
ture. . 'r
In order adequately to handle the
growing needa of lower Columbia In-J
dustriea, an expenditure of 1750.000 In
the construction of a mammoth new
power, tight and gas plant at Astoria,,
Is being planned by tbe Pacific Power
& Light company. :
There la every reason to believe'
there will be no rocurrenca of the in-!
flueusa epidemic which swept over the'
country last year, taking a heavy toll
of Uvea, according to Pf. David N.;
Roberg, secretary and executive offi-j
cor ot the state board of health. t
On Wednesday, September 17. the.
Hood River County Pioneer society at'
Its annual reunion will observe Cradle-j
baugh and Olacler day In respect to;
the memory of J. II. Cradlobaugh, first'
editor of e Hood River Glacier, thai
fruit valley's pioneer newspaper.
KUbnrita nrenarallona are being!
. iu r, .I- 1 Hlul ft k. n.ln. n t A.!
tlon. for the entertainment of delo-i
tatcs to the state convention of the
organisation to be hold In Portland
September 17 and 18? The convention
will be opened by Theodore Roosevelt.
A three party agreement to form a;
political labor parly In Oregon was,
reached at a meeting of the Portland;
Central Labor Council, when resolu-j
Hons wero adopted calling for pollti-j
eal consolidation of the council, the
non-partisan followers and the grange
members.. . 7 , ' j
At a stormy session the Astoria Cen
tral Labor Council ordered that Clnra
II. Irvfn, editress ot the ISows, be tils-!
ahargod. This action" was tha result'
of a demand made by tbo American
Legion on account of articles publish
id In tha News abusing the legion and:
Severe criticism ot the service af
forded by the American Railway ex
press company, with particular refer,
tnce to Portland and Willamette val
ley points, Is contained In a letter sent
to the sgent In charge ot tha Portland
offices of the company, by the Oregon
tmblic service commission.
GREAT SizzunoN , -5c5SI
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AB .k :Jt :
FABEWEUJ0 PERSUIXG GOVEEIIOHS TO KEIP
111 WAR OH Fi,:CES
Clemsncaau Espreeeee Deep Gratitude
of France te America.
Parts. Premier Ciemenceaa, For
slgn Minister Pkhon and CapUIn Aa
dre Tardlea were among the high
Preach officera who bade farewell to
General Pershing on bla departure for
Dreat. Tha American ambassador and
bla etaff and,, the entire American
peact delegation were present. There
waa a military escort of two compa
nies. In aaying good bye to the American
commander, M. Ciemenceaa declared
that the French people could sever
expreaa all the gratitude felt for the
services be bad rendered. The prem
ier urged General Pershing to revisit
franco and afforti the French an op
portunity to ahow their appreciation
of the work he had done la the war.
Government - Promised State
Co-operation tt nesting
REFUSES TO TESTIFY
PRESIDENT TO CALL
' WAGE CONFERENCE
rarle. General Pershing refused to
testify before the subcommittee af
three of the congresirtonal committee
on expenditures by tbe war depart
ment which baa been conducting an
Investigation In Franca.
Tbe general's refusal led to tbe Is
suance of a Joint statement by Repre
sentatives Royal C. Johnson and Oscar
E. Bland of the aub-committee. in
which regret waa expressed that there
ahould be a conflict between the mili
tary and olvtl authorities of the gov
ernment. General Pershing explained that all
the activities of tbo American expedi
tionary forces were open to Investiga
tion, but that be found tt impossible
to confply with the request of the com
mittee, aa all bia records had been
shipped to the United Strtes. He waa
Informed that moat ot the questions to
be propounded would not require data.
Ha then declined to appear before the
committee and testify. He will later
be called to appear before the commit
tee In tbe "United States. "
Washington. President Wilson, In
a Labor dsy message to American
workers, announced tbat he would call
In the near future a conference of rep
rceentatlvea of labor and Industry to
- discusa fundamental mesns of better
ing the wbolo relationship of capital
and labor and putting tbe whole ques
tion of wsges upon another footing,
t Tbe president said he was eocourag
" ed and pleased with the rcaulte thus
far of the government's efforts to
bring down the cost of living and ex
pressed confidence that substantial re
mits would bo achieved in the aolvtng
of this problem.
Presumably referring to the exist
ing labor unrest snd threats of strikes, '
the president appealed to every edited
to refrain from doing anything that
would tend to Increase the cost of
living, but Instead to do all possible
to promote production.
President Will Visit the West.
Washington. President Wilson will
rlslt 10 cities during bis tour of the
country la the Interest of the peace
treaty. Leaving Washington on a spe
cial train the president will awing
through the middle west, thence across
tbe plains stales to the Pacific coast
at Washington and down the coast as
far aa San Diego. On the return trip
he will apeak In Nevada. Utah. Wyom
ing, Colorado, Kanaaa, Oklahoma, Ar
kansaa, Tennessee' and Kentucky, bis
last addreas being at Loulavlliev Sep
Carranza Upholda Aetiona.
Mexico City. Defense of Mexico
againat foreign representations, parti
cularly from the United States, regard
ing the Uvea of foreignera and their
property contained In a tneesage of
President Carranza. read at the open
ing session of congress. Particular re
ference was made In the message to
alleged injustices practiced against
Mexicans In the United States. The
message also defended Mexico's neu
trality during the war and protested
against charges tbat the Mexican gov
ernment was nnable and unwilling to
protect foreign lives and property.
i Since It wns Just about a year ago
that the tide of war begnn to turn,
this Is a good time to remember the
' ( . . ' . many lnvalunlilc lessons of the war.
Critics of Itu-wln say Hint the coun
try has gone hack !, yenra. - Condi ThBt; .vrrnmcnt sale of 3,000.000
Mois show, however. Hint Rustln will of ,,r,me), indicates another of
bae lo go back some thoim of lh( norrors of r pur doughboys ea-
years further to reach the traditional nipeii by the 8SIling of the errols-
golden age. - tJcei -
Cardinal Msreler Sails For U. 8.
Brussels. Cardinal Mercier sailed
from Brest September 2, aboard the
United States transport Agamemnon,
for America. ;
It la Impossible to buy a friend that
la worth the price.
. WsshlDgtoa. New Impetus waa giv
en the government's eeatpaiga to re
duce tbe east of living at conference
" hare, which aeaared tbe eleeeat ce-op-t
rat loo between federal and state au
thorities. Six governors, Gardner, Missouri;
sola; Campbell, Arizona; Sprwat. Penn
sylvania, and Cooper, South Carolina,
and LJeutenantrOovwraor McDowell of
Montana, representing tbe national
.conference of governor, ascot several
hours studying the situation with At-,
. torney-Oeneral Palmer and then called
at the White House te offer President
Wilson the full machinery af the states
la the effort to restore a normal price
leveL With the far-reaching atate or
ganlsatlona carrying tbe message ot
economy and Increased production Into
every county and aiding tbe federal
authorities la bringing te justice the
hoarders and profiteers, officials be
lieved excellent results could be obtain
ed In the next 10 days, which would
avert tbe menace ot transportation
strikes to obtain higher wages, x
"After our meetings with the presi
dent and the attorney general, tho
committee of governors announced,
"certain facta are clear: -
"1 That all tbe people of tbe nation
and all organizations ahould immedi
ately co-operate for the purpose of in
creasing the production of the necca
aarlca of life.
"I That economy in consumption
and care In purchasing the neceaeariee
of life are equally important with pro
A nfi Inn
"8 That every 'agency of tbe federal
and state governments ahould co-operate
forthwith to prevent profiteering.
"The attorney-general . man aasnred
ua tbat he will pursue under existing
and proposed laws all profiteers '
The suggestion ot the attorney-general
that a fair-price commissioner be
appointed in each of tbe states and
fair-price commissions in the different
localities ot the states, upon the nom
ination of the governors waa Indorsed.
This weather la fine for corn,
era your radishes?
London -Baron Fisher baa demanded
that the British navy be scrapped.
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WALLA WALLA-THREE DAY FEATURE
Professor Garner says tho Jungle call
of thefenmle ape sounds like "hoo
hoo," vvhleh sounds very much like the
call frequently tiaed ly the feuinle of
the species in tills couutry. , . -
Sat. Niht, Sept. 6
Recent developments prove Hint nn
gunrded railroad grade crossing!) are
no less dangerous then In times past.
Why are they permitted to remain aa
perpetual threat against lite , and
GREAT THREE-DAY ASSEMBLAGE OF WILD WEST TALENT
COMPETING FOR CHAAPI0NSHIP TITLES AND $6000
THE STAGE IS SET FOR THE GREAT PROGRAM WITH RIDERS AND ROPERS FROM ALL PARTS OF THE WORLD
HEADED TOWARD WALLA WALLA TO ENTER THE CONTESTS OF DARING SKILL . '
Wild West Evcnts-Civic Celebrations Street Carnival Elks' Circus Fair Exhibits, Band
Concerts, Reunion of Pioneers, Etc
Relay Races, Cowboys and Cowgirls $1800 Given Winners Steer Roping Contest Indian Pony Races Indian Relay Races.
' Cowboys' Bucking Contest, 925 Purses, Title apd Prize Saddle Cowgirls' Pony Races v :
- . " . Wild Horse Races, Quick Change Races.
Steer Bull-Dogging for the World Championship, $400 in Purses Cowboys' Saddle Races Maverick Races ..
" , ; Cowboys' Roman Races.
$10,000 Trick Horse and Harry Walters, the Star Trick Rider Squaw Races, Cowgirls' Pony Races Stage Coach Races.
EXKwITIONS IN TRICK ROPING AND ROPE SFCl'.G STO.NTS
Exhibitions in Buckir.g Horso Riding by! Famous Cowgirls Faiqpus Relay Riders of National Fame -"Sleepy" Armstrong,
'-.'';; Jay Neeland, Donna Card, Lorraine Trickey, "Scoop" Martin and others. Eddie McCarty of Wyoming, Ben v.
Oakes, Pinky Gist and many other well known,, world-famous cowboys and riders from everywhere.
The DOUGLAS-FAIRBANGS DUO Will Spring Their Popular Surprise Every Day
IMMENSE INDIAN CONGRESS AND DANCES DAILY-MONSTER WILD WEST STREET PAGEANT
REDUCED RAILROAD RATES
AUTO CACTG PARX IN CITY
WALLA WALLA WANTS YC'J THERE