Weston-Lead ER VOLUMK 42 WESTON, OREGON, FUIDXY, OCT. 24. I'Jl'J NUMBER 2l OREGON NEWS NOTES OF GENERAL INTEREST Briefly Sketched for Infor mation of Our Readers. Dream trail will lir compelled in leave f.f IMmt levels ami fotniiD'ix'n work frum 1. ,'nit of Calibaxn hill, between I'i'iiili' ion unit I .a (J. r.nrle, heading to. ward in ikIIuIoo, Grading an thla u Hon of the (( highway hm progrcee- Principal Events of the Week '4 ""'' wutb.t from ti,. foot or ) Trunk L. (lain, grand exalted ruler of the I)"iivi)linl mid Protective Or der of Kike, llm chief of Klkdom In thli country, on visitor In Portland Saturday. He was accompanied by Mre Haln. the two unking lour of the United states. v A dlifiw known lit the Ktnui horse plague haa broken out villi conald. r able force on emn rcniml Oregon ranches. V. II. Lytic, stale veterin arian, reports. Georgp Uodmaii. Jef ffi'mn county farmer, has lost 23 out of IiIk herd of 30 horses. foiitrort fur Iho DKilula to bo Riven by l hp lnto of Oregon to all soldiers, sailors nnd marines entering iIip serv ice frnm lliU state, was awaided by !hi state medal roniiiiluilon to White head A HoaR, New Jersey firm. Th price will be IS con la each. Right reels of motion pictures allow In preventable accidents In the log. Ring Industry will bo shown In all the largo Industrial rpiitprs of Hip state under thn auspices of the state labor burrau, according to plana now under way by Labor Commissioner Cram. The Orpgon Federation of Women's Albany school teachers want mors money. Thfl asseued valuation of all pi op rty In Lau county thla rer la IIM.. 351 Iraa than laat year. Tha paving of ih Columbia river 0 highway between Caarade lM-ks and Wyeth has been completed Teachers of Coos county hava on gsnlsed for ths purpose or Upiiiandlng a minimum salary of ooo pr year. Approval of Sunday, October 2. as "go to-ttunday school day" la given In proclamation Issued by Governor 01' roll. Th recently organised Albany Fair association la planning to raise IIO.Ooo to prepare grounds and purchase equip ment. An unidentified ex service man was Inatantly killed at The Dallce while attempting to board a westbound freight train. Multnomah county faces tha largest tag delinquency In Ita history, unpaid taxes on the 1918 roll totaling more clubs has filed artlclce of Incorpora tion $1,000,000. tlon. The organltotlon haa properly Tha large mill on Cooa bay of C. A. valued at 110.000 and the officers are ROOSEVELT. MEMORIAL FUND To the Ronaevclt Memorial A Hon, Itoy W. Ititnrr, County Chairman, Pendleton, Oregon. t herewith luliw-rlbe the sum " , to the KooMvsi.T MtMoaiaL Ptxo. Name Addcctt . IV above amount U fnelotrd herewith. Aeeiirillnf to the plana of Hi Roosevelt Memorial Aamrlatloa. Ile Ronsevetl Mrmnflol fund of H.HO.HIM la la be ullliw.l la erert National Monument la V a,liiiirlii. I). ('.: tu arquire and mainl.ilii a piiiilie park at ler Bar. N. V, ami ultimately t Include MffaWmre Hill, Ilia Koneevelf iKmie, Ihrrein, In be prraenril lika Mintot Vernon and IJneeln'a heme at SprtnsSelU; and to endow a Nalluual hurlely lo perpelaala Hat prlnrlplea and Ideal, of Theodore Kocwcrelt. Kuril rontrlhu'.or to the fund will receive a eerllftr.ile of nuaibenbip In the Rmiaevelt Meetorlal Aaauelallnn. A frtUt ate will alao be preaented to every etuuol cunlrilHilio to I la) land. Tha name of every contributor will be placed on the Hat of la Iha National Monuawnl to be elected at U attalnetoo. D. C deposited 15,000 AREJfETJN FRANCE L0j(J TREATY FIGHT: i ENTERS FINAL FiL'.SE Man to Cam Horns aa Soon aa Affairs Are eled. Paris. Tha actual number of Amer ican troops now In France la fees than - 16,000 and la rapidly diminishing, ao- Program Agreed on to QoaJif coraing w uenerai w. u. connor, com manding the American troops fh France. Within a month, be stated, virtually all the eoldlers will be gone, as the task of repatriating the German prisoners la now completed. Only a few Germane now remain under the charge of the American forces, and liiese are 111 In hospitals. They will be sent borne through Co blenx aa soon as they can travel. The work of completing tbe liqui dation of army supplies, squaring ac counts and the policing of American peace conference headquarters are now the only taska detaining the sol diers and officers in France, and Gen eral Connor said be expected that thla liquidation work, too, will be termin ated within one month. Ratifying Resolution With Reservations. Hmith, Idle for over nine months, hsa resumed cutting lumber with a small force of 200 men. Tbe Clatsop County Dar association, at a special meeting, derided to raise all the fees for legal services approxi mately (0 per rent Mrs. Mary Catherine McQueen, sis- Mrs Charlie II. Csstnrr. president; Mattle F. Heady, vice-president, and Mrs. F. II. Buchanan, secretary-treasurer. A grand total of $35,484,032.22 baa h-cn provided by stale, federal and county governments for road work In Oregon elm-e 1H and Including work CANNOT DEPORT ALIEN SLACKERS 500 SOLDIERS TO REPLACE STRIKERS Price of Sugar Set at 10 Cente. Washington. Steps to prevent an abnormal Increase In tbe price of su gar because of the existing shortage were taken by tbe department of Jus tice. Attorney General Palmer noti fied beet sugar reflnere who bave been withholding their products from the market until tbe price aituatlon be came afablllxed that tbe United Statea sugar equalization board bad deter mined that 10 centa waa a fair price to be charged tbe wholesalers. ler of the late Hubert Eakln, justice of already contracted for, to be completed tbe supreme court, died at the Halcm hospital at the age of ti years. John W. Gruner, geologist from Min nesota, has arrived at the Oregen Ag ricultural college to take up hla duties aa assistant professor of geology In the school of mines. Nine veteran foresters of Ubsnon and vicinity bave left for tbe Hantlnui national forest, wbere they will plant 60,000 fir and white pine trees on South Oreltenbush creek. After burning over 800 acres of yel low pine and second growth timber, fires which bave been raging In the I'rlngle Hutte section. 30 miles from Iiend, were brought under control. Daniel Schnell of Tlgard was In stantly killed when the motorcycle on which he was riding collided bead-on with a truck, about a balf mile from Multnomah station on the Capital highway. Apple shippers In Oregon were de nied a commodity rate fur tbe ship ment of applea In bulk In refrigerator cars, for use In manufacturing pur poses In the esst by the railroad ad ministration. Tbe special city election for the purpose of submitting a charter amend ment to the voters. Increasing the annual city tax levy from 8 to 11 mills, will be held In Portland on Wednesday, November 12. A fatal accident occurred at the Dig Creek Logging company'a camp near Knappa. when Charlea Fulton waa in stantly killed and hla companion, John Warner, waa ao severely Injured that death la expected to result. Profiting by the experience of recent years, when fall grain has yielded much better than tho crops planted In the spring, farmers In tho Willamette valley are rushing now to get aa much grain aa possible planted this fall. A warrant for 1115,405.74 waa re ceived by Governor Olcoft from the United Statea treasury, In payment of the sum due the state of Oregon from revenuoa collected by the government from national forests of ths state. An organisation of good roada advo cates waa effected at Coqtillle. Ita aim la to become an advisory committee to the county court, which requested as sistance and advice from men ac quainted with the county's needs. Tbe Hood River apple crop haa even surpassed pre-season estimates, both as to quality and quantity. The yield will exceed 2.000,000 boxes, and the applea are running more than ever before to the extra) fancy grade and desirable sixes. Creation of a park on the summit of Rpencer'a Butte, a mountain 2000 feet Hlghwaya under construction In Ore high, six miles south of Eugene, to be gon at present total 380.95 miles of reached by a scenic road, Is suggested pavement, 234.8 miles of macadam and by a number of Eugene men aa a suit- 686.1 miles of grading, according to able memorial for Lano county so. (ho summary compiled by tho slate dlers, sailors and marines who gave hlghwsy department. The construction up their lives during the great war. now going on represents an expend!- With auveral small flurries of snow lure of 119,824,396.25 bid prices, and already encountored, It w ill be only a including 10 per cent for contlngon- short time before crews on tbe Old sles and 10 oer cent tor engineering. during 1920. according to a summary prepared by the slate highway depart ment. The Standard Oil company aold 2.445.15.6 gallons of gasoline In Sep tember, according to a statement filed In tha ofrire of Deputy Secretary of State Sam A. Koter. The tax, at the rate of I rent a gallon on gasoline and one half cent on dlstlllato, totala $25. 799.10. Producers, aosoclatlons and others Interested In the marketing of Oregon applea are being requested by the pub lic service lOiiiWilaalon to express ail opinion relative to the establishment of a freight rate on bulk shipment of apples, with a view to encouraging the shipment of cull applea Into eaatern stales. Dorothy Sinnott, 17, eldest child of Representative and Mrs. Nicholas J, Sinnott of Oregon, died at Sitranne. Lake aanltarlum, New York, according to a telegram received by Mr. Sinnott. Mlsa Slnnntt'a death was unexpected, although she had been a patient at Saranac sanitarium since 1917, suffer ing from tuberculosis. At a meeting of tho North Hcnd city council a resolution was adopted or dering a special election to bo called early In December to submit to the voters of the city the question of In creasing the special tax limitation from 10 to 15 mills, to secure revenue to meet the financial requtrcmenta of the city for tho year 1920. After coming all the way to Klamath Falls from Santa Crux, Cal., to gratify a cherished wish to bo married in the home of'Jier grandparents, tho house In which she was born, Miss Ivy Pearl Martin found that tho Oregon law prohibited her marriage to Wesley II. Gibson of San Francisco, because nei ther was a resident of thla state. Plans for a north and aouth road along the summit of the Cascade moun tains to connect the Mount Hood loop, the old Willamette valley and Cascade mountain wagon road over the Snn tlam pass, the McKenxle road and tho highway to Crater lake are being de veloped by Wilt O. Steel, superintend ent of Crater Lake National park. Five fatal accidents were reported to the state industrial accident commis sion during the week ending October 18. Tbe workmen who lost their Uvea were: Allen Shumate, Portland, con struction; Alfred H. Govo, Dend, log ger; Paul Cantrell, Brighton, logger; Glen Wllhelm, Grants Pass, logger; James W. McElvaln, Portland, construction. Washington. Aliens who withdrew ' their first clllxenshlp papers to escape the drsft cannot be deported because of treaty obligations, Secretsry Lan sing formally advised tbe house Immi gration committee. Passage of the proposed legislation, which would deny forever to tho per sons affected the right to become American citizens, might cause con siderable embarrassment to the United States, said tho secretary's letter to Representative Johnson of Washing ton, chairman of the committee. Accompanying the state department communication wore proteats from Norway and Sweden against enactment of the pending legislation. The pro tests pointed out that the treaties be tween the United States and tboso countries exempt Americans from com pulsory military service over there. To the surprise of many members of congress who have been urging the passage of the deportation bill. It de volopod that only a comoaratlvcly small number of aliens escaped duty by abandoning their Intention to be como cltlxens. According to Informa tion supplied by the assistant secre tary of labor tho total of draft regis trants under this head was 1745. Washington, with 293, had more aliens to obtain exemption than any other state. New York. Five hundred soldiers of the regular army were landed here from the transport George Washing ton to attempt to end the congestion at the army piers In Brooklyn, caused by the longshoremen's strike. The men are under ordcra "to shoot If necessary," according to a statement made by Brigadier General Peter Da vison, chief of troop movements at tbe port of embarkation. "The troops will aid in moving transports or do whatever else Is nec essary," said General Davison. Washington. Secretary of War Ba ker refused a request of Mayor Hylan of New York to withdraw troops from the waterfront, sent there to replace striking longshoremen, so that army transports may be unloaded. Indigestion Now Troublea Wilson. Washington. Having obtained relief from the prostatic condition which re tarded his recovery last week. Presi dent Wilson was the victim of alight digestive trouble. The president's general condition waa regarded aa sat isfactory, notwithstanding the slight attack of Indigestion. Further progress by the patient In recovering from his attack of nervous exhaustion waa In dicated by his physicians. Washington. Tbe long treaty fight In the senate la about to enter Ita final phase. Leaders hope daring the week to clear away alt proposed -amendment and to make aubsUntlal progress In tbe framing of a ratifica tion resolution. Virtually confident that aaseaii ments will be adopted, tbe opposition managers are determined to qualify the ratifying resolution with reserva tions and Senator Lodge, republican leader, declared In a statement that a decisive majority would stand for reservations that would be "unequivo cal and effective." Tbe long-debated Shantung amend ment to the peace treaty, presented by Senator Lodge and approved by the foreign relatione committee, finally waa rejected in tbe senate with a ma, Jority of an even score againat It In tbe vote of 85 to 55. 14 repahll-. cans swung over to the pro-treaty forces, while three democrats lined nn . with those supporting tbe proposal. Of tbe six senators absent, two repub licans were put on record aa in favor r of tbe amendment and one repabllcan and three democrats aa opposing It Senators Jonea and Polndexter of ' Washington voted for tbe amendment, while Senators McNary and Chamber lain voted against it . To Penalize Strikin $ Employe! . Episcopal Marriage Laws Unchanged. Detroit, Mich. With much stronger opposition than was offered in the last convention three years ago, the proposal to amend the canon on mar riage was defeated by vote of the clergy and laity of the Protestant Epis copal church here. The proposal would have made It Impossible for the clergy to officiate In the marriage of any dl The cent of Investigations doubtless vorced person wbose husband or wife will go up because of the Increased WM still living, demand. The point has been reached when theconsimier Is bearing all the don key enn carry. FOOD PRICES DROP The shoe price outlook sujrcests thnt It Is even going to cost more to kick about high prices. - Nation-Wide Report Made on 22 Staple Articles Show Decline. Washington. Food prices are on the decline, the department of labor's bu reau of labor statlsUca announced In bout i400iooo,000 owing by the car- a statement asserting mat me retail rton lhgII carrled by the govern Washington. After adopting provi sions to end railroad strikes by pen alizing employee who go on strike or others who foment strikes, the senste interstate commerce commission com pleted tbe draft of s bill to establish a permanent railroad policy. Govern-, meat control and operation of tbe roads would end SO days after enact ment of the measure. Provision waa made for the estab lishment of n federal commission on wages and working conditions. Thla commission would have a number of aubordlnate regional committees for prompt settlement of local dispute Persona convicted of fomenting or engaging in strikes would be held guilty of misdemeanor and punished by a fine not exceeding 1500, or by imprisonment not over six months, or both. The plan for adjusting the financial obligations of the government and car riers growing out of government con trol nrovldes that a net balance of After all, there Is nothing thnt af ford some people more real pleasure price of 22 staple foodstuffs showed a mpnt at c ntereet for at leaat Lnnd sharks nre worse than sea serpent than agreeable work. Who remembers when a dollar was worth a dollar? Snuce for the gooce Is sauce tor the propngnnder. Happy Is the region thnt, undis turbed by greater cares, worries about visitation of mosquitoes. decline of 2 per- cent at the end of yeal wta new note of y,, rall. septemoer, aa comparea wun me last roa(jg u security. of August. . .. What the trainmen menn in their reference to the living cost la that they can't make the grade. Kat Ices while you discuss prices. Thnt will help some. Wearing old shoes Is the latest dec laration of Independence. Now they are blaming tho con sumer, who should have more sense than to pay such high prices. Onions and potatoes showed the greatest price decline, of 17 and 14 per ce'nt, respectively. Cabbage, meats, cheese, flour and sugar also were lower. Raisins went up 8 per cent during the month and were fol- The increasing travel to Crater lake snd the exceptionally large travel in general thla year, together with that. In view for nest season, haa led Alfred U Parkhurat, president and general minivo, Af (Vim Pralae T .akA Mmunv lowed in a climb of greater or less hM M Cfter Mtlon degree by rice. eggs, salmon butter u. t0 When nlrshlp traffic Is established exigency mny laugh at railroads! If everybody Insists on hanging to nil his present profits, how Is the high cost of living to be reduced? beans, canned vegetables, coffee and cornmeal, A woman loves to wenr a sweater on a hot dny If the sweater Is new. How- can the United States be In a hole, when everybody you meet has a perfect cure for the situation? D Teeter-Totter decide to build a new hotel In the park at White Horse. It will be In read!- . neai for the early travel next sesson. Armeniana Rout .Enemy. Contracta were let to the Warren New York. Turks, Tartars and construction company on Monday for Kurds, who Invaded Armenia, have the building of the complete system been routed and the Armenians have 9t tne gjiver lake Irrigation district, reoccupled their lands, according to The .yatem will consist of three large a statement published by James W. damg tnd approximately ten miles of Gerard, chairman of the American mam cnala, diverting the waters from committee for the independence of silver creek. Buck creek and Bear Armenia and former American ambas- cree to the southern and eastern aador to Germany. "bench" seetiona of tbe valley. . There - 1 11 are some 8000 acres In tbe district and ' Petrograd Reported Taken. the landa completely . surround the Washington. The fall of Petrograd town of Silver lake. j and the occupancy of both that city and the fortress of Kronstadt by the Russian anti-bolshevik forces has been reported officially by tbe. general ataft of the Finnish army to the Viborg rep resentative of the northwest govern ment of Russia, according to tbe state department Alarmists have been preaenmg aire calamities since Cain slew Abel, and yet the old world putters along. .. . "After the Profiteers," says a bead-, line. That's Just the trouble, we've been riding In their dust too long. Workers' Rehabilitation Bill Paaaed. Washington. The houae haa paaaed and sent to the senate a bill providing for vocational rehabilitation of persons disabled in industry. . Higher wages, higher freight rstes I higher rates and higher cost ef living. Tbe endless cycle that gets nowhere. The profiteer can stand almost any thing except the limelight of publicity. In the war on the cost of living there most be no pence without vle- Aew It remains to be seen whether ne- cesslty knows any flag when It fonies to the purchase of goods sccordlng to one's means. - Bela Run seems to lose bis Job about . as often aa they used to kill tb Ger man crown prince In the early days of the war.