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ASHLAND WEEKLY TIDINGS
ASHLAND, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 1921
..L.-LAi.'jJL JtlJ..llJHJU.U.ll-.-'"U. . H J.
ASHLAND TO BE CENTRAL
POINT OF INTEREST FOR
ALL SUMMER TOURISTS
Local Hotels Are Now Filled
In addition to the great Influx of motoring tourists now stop
ping In Ashland tills city promises to be the centre point of Inter-''
est for tourists desiring to make round trips to eastern or south
ern points, according to a telegram recelred yesterday by 0. N.
Kramer, local agent of tbe South em Pacific Railway company, from
John M. Scott, general passenger agent, relative to summer rates.
Telegraphy Information is 10 the effect that summer tiurlst (ares
from nil points (lu Oregon to eastern destinations will also apply
lo all routes and for a circuit to ur through California. '
Tho local hotels, according to their managers, are now filled
to cupaclty every day. It has been pointed out from various sources
(hat added housing facilities are needed In Ashland to accommo
date the city's visitors as well as the Increasing population. New
comers find it difficult to find living quarters, either houses, apart
ments or rooms, it is staled- by local business men.
JAP LAND QUESTION
LAW TO BE
(By the I' lilted Press)
WASHINGTON, D. C, April 28.
Secretary of State Hughes has
assured Baron Sliidesara, ' Japanese
ambassador, that the state depart
ment will re-open negotiations on
tlie California anti-alien land laws,
It is understood. Hughes hasn't
yet taken up the California ques
tion because of the immediate. press
of other matters. He also wants to
acquaint himself thoroughly . w)lth
the allied phases of the Issue before
ro-openlng parleys. r
' iV- .W . , NO. 35
It S. If (M NEW
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' Qlaonlaee fnae
Complain About $50,000,000 Indemnity Payment
APPLE CROP MUG
ROSEBURG, Ore., April 26.
That tbe fruit conditions throiigh
iout the state appear to be very
mood and that all Indications point
to a very good year for the fruit
. Biienf Is the statoment made by
tic over tbe outlook. t
"From all parts of the east came
reports of damages to the orchards
by storm, cold and frost. The east
will have a very small fruit crop,
the brokers state, and consequently
.Charles A. Brand, of the Overland the demand for Oregon apples will
prcharda, who has returned lo this be much greater than ordinarily.
'.city after upending the past weekj ''In Oregon, however, condition)
conferring with leading fruit men of are much more favorable. There arc
the Willamette valley and with other: a few sections where there has been
persons engaged in the fruit Indus
try. I A shortage of apples In the eas',
xlue to frosts, cold weather and other
.causes, will bring about a great de
mand for Oregon apples, while pecu
some damage by frost, but tbe ap
ple drop will not be affected to any
great extent. From all Indications
we will have a bumper crop. - This
should be another good Spitten
berger year, and altogether we ought
(liar conditions In Oregon. will not to have a fine crop.
only bring about an abundance pfj "One lesson we learrd last sea-
fruit but the quality is expected to! son was that tbe market prefers a
be better than usual and the size Is, large apple. Our big apples brought.
expected to be above normal. The an excellent price and found ready
market demand, fruit wholesalers I sale while we are still holding some
etate, will exceed former years anil of the small fruit. The excessive
the Oregon growers should receive
a fine price for this year's crop.
' The long rains and wet condition
of tbe ground will tend to produce
a larger fruit than in former years,
Mr. Brand states, and as a result
(here will be a more ready Bale. In
speaking of tho outlook for-apples,
Mr. Brand said'
I "I conferred with a number of
fruit growers of the Willnmetto
galley and found them very optlmis-
rains have put additional moisture
in the soil and this should result in
big fruit. . In fact the Indications
point to a much larger npplo this
year than formerly and with a lit
tle thinning and' cultivation the aver
age size should be much better' than
in past years. If the growers are
careful to work for a big apple tbe
prices received will more than re
pay for the extra care and work demanded."
BAD SLUMP IN
Since Charles B. C,.-' raue an
nounced he had washed ! s hands of
Dempsey and Carpentier, t!.e papers
have guyed the whole affair. Even
sport editor began to , blush utter
announcing for the nth time that tho
fight positively would take place on
such and such a date, according to
MILES W. VAUGHN
(United Press Staff Correspondent)
SAO PAULO, Brazil, April 26.
These may be lean months in the
coffee Industry but one sees few sur
face evidences of hard times here In
the "Coffee Capital of the World."
.. The Btreets are full of Imported
'automobiles the new ones chiefly
from the United States and from
behind tbe shaded limousine glasses
women in Pari gowns stare at ono
nrough the inevittblo loigeette. The;
fathers of these same women may
Ihave come from Ituly in the steerage
but Brazil Is a liberal country and
money speaks a universal language.
Under the surface, however, one
catches now and then a glimpse of
the "Fazenik'iro'g" troubles.
The l,ew crop is Just coming ou
and last J'tar's production th'
greatest in the history of tbe state,'
which produce some 60 per cunt of
the world's coffee output still is
The loan just floated by a syndl-
ST. PAUL. Minn., April 26.
Circulars calling for a May Day
uprising of "workers" were found
today by federal agents. They were
signed "Communist Party of Amer
ica." Justice Department . agent
and the local police are making every
effort to block farther circulation
of the pamphlets and trace orig
inators of the plot, ! The "May Day
Revolution Is Here, read the cir
cular. "We Must Destroy the Unit
ed States Government." Tho cir
culars urged the establishment of n
" workers government, " federal
agents appealed to Fort Snelllng to
be prepared to aid fn the case of a
May Day demonstration in the twin
GO ON I
(By tbe UnlUd Press)
PORTLAND, Ore., April 26.-
catA of London hAtikerii nnrt of
which is to be sold irr New York; i " Pl" completely
expected to finance the present har
vest, but it cannot supply a profit
'able market, and that Is what the
coffee men must have if they aro
to keep going.
f Prices In most of the big foreign
markets, the coffee men tell you,
are below tbe actual cost of produc
tion and markets are gluted at even
However, the Paullitas aren't los
ing a lot of sleep. ' They have pulled
out 'of worse scrapes than this, they
remark with a smile, and things will
break their way sure Inside of the
next six months.
The whole coffee situation Is
much the same as the sugar crisis in
Cuba. During the war evervbodv
wanted coffee and price was no ob
ject. Faiendas doubled the num
ber of their trees, prices soared and
everybody had money to burn. Like
tho Cubans, some of tho Brazilian
Fazendelros burned It and these are
the people who are suffering most
Others Including many wealthy
old Italian Immigrants stuck to
the woolen sock of Europe and nr
routed a force of game wardens on
Willamette river between here and
Oregon City, In a series of vicious
gang fights and gun battles last
night and early today. Many wore
hurt, but none seriously. Wardens.
under Roy Bremmer, are being armed
here for a cleanup tonight. The
state fish commission is considering
a call for military aid in policing
the river. The wardens were en
gaged in last night's battles.
Ashland and residents have a
strong desire to sleep, that Is, nt
the appointed hours deemed sac
red for that purpose. Further
more, they are very much awake
during the day and do not care
to be constantly railed upon to
decide whether the fir.) station
whlstel is serious or merely
"blowing." That Is the sub
stance and purport of a petition
recently signed by 2o Ashland resi
dents and read before the city
council recently with the conclud
ing plea that tho alleged nuisance
Investigation brought forth the
following fact The electric
current which gives the "glow" to
the tire whistle is supplied by
the Western I'alou Telegraph
company. The company supplies
the current by means of two dy
namos, used alternately because
Of the excessive' heat attained by
the exclusive use of one. In some
technical way the switching from
dynamo to dynamo causes the In
termittent blowing of the whistle
which has been itnnoylni; resi
dents. The city council, says Fire
Chief Robinson, U considering the
matter getting the necessary
power for the "blow" from the
I'os(al Telegraph, which company
It is claimed will supply electric
current of a more tractable nature.
BERLIN, April 26. (Special) ,1,000,000,000 gold marks b de-
The payment by Germany of 200.-1 posited iu the Bank of France on or
000,000,000 gold marks for repara-1 before Auril 30.
'lions Is. roughly, tho proposal sub ! The Roichstag will not b given
By P. M. SARL
(United Press Staff Correspondent)
the latest cables from New York.
Cables from America now govlng still with money to spare.
tho "latest arrangement" are print- . '
ed ui;dor derisive headlines and notes.
Montana Oil Field
Local W. C. T. V.
The anniversary of tho W. X". i
U. will be observed with a program
at the Presbyterian church on Thurs
day, April 28th.
11 A. M. Co. executive meeting.
Mrs. Holmes, Co. Pres. In charge.
2:30 p. in. Program.
Paper read by Mrs. Wilson.
. Reading, Mrs. Pygal.
Paper, Mrs, Russel.
Address, Rev. Walter Evans.
Devotlonuls, Mrs. Sllngerland
Finds Favor at Washington
WASHINGTON. 1. C, April 2. Germany's new reparations of
fer bids fair to receive u favorable response by the United States gov
ernment it was understood hero today. While the state department of
ficials refrain from formal comment, belief is indicated In responsi
ble quarters that tho German proposal contained the key to tho find
settlement of the reparations tangle. Hughes took the complete text
of tho German nolo with him to the cabinet meeting.
WASHINGTON, I). l' April 28. Disarmament steps have been un
der serious cousldornllon by Prvuldeul Harding and advisors, It wart
learned today following u cabinet meeting. An authoritative statement
was made, however, that the administration sees no way to move at
PARIS, France, April 26. Regardless of the outcome of Ger
many's new reparations proposals, France will demand the immediate
occupation of Ruhr valley, if the reparation commissions demand for
the surrender of lteischbanks metal reserve Is not met by Friday, it
wis officially announced today.
mltted by Germuny for transmission
to the allies, according to sou rcei
close to the government.
The payments will be spread over
a period of from thirty to forty-two
years, or less, according to Germany's
Economic pledges in the way of
goods and participation In German
industries are offered as guarantees,
it is stated.
The offer, it Is Indicated, Inclines
mure toward the terms formulated
by the allies at the Paris conference
last winter than towards the offer
made hy Germany nt the London
p.oncrence which the allies summar
the text of the communication until
Tuesday. Foreign Minister Simons
announced today that ho would
merely present to the Relchstug this
afternoon, "the status of Germany's
foreign relations." not divulging tin
new counter proposals on repara- .
Germany's counter proposals re
frain from proposing the assumption
by Germany of the allied'dehti to
the United Slates.
The allies, under the decision
reached at Paris In January, de
manding that Germany pay 22(1,
000,000,000 gold marks, or approx
imately $56,600,000,000, the pay
mmitn to be spread over a, period of i
4i years. Germany's exports, in
uddltiou, would bear an export duty
PARIS. April 26. (Special)
The allied reparations commission
has sent a note to the German war of 12 per cent to go to the allies for
burdens commission demanding that an identical period.
Orogon Products week in Ash
land got off to a running start In
this city yesterday. Tho decora
tive colors of orange and black are
LONDON, April 28. Boxing has """rrogauon. - wnai, AgainT
Klumned badly In EwMand lately and !-"Iempsey Say, Fight Positively
with the possible exception of th3!wm Take Tlace Perhops"
.. iimmv wn,io it i. dim 'morrow: Some Day, Never,
cult, to arouse any Interest in the' aro tyP'cal head-
doings of any British or' European! 1 TT . ' - , .
,flgnter i RAILROAD HEADS HOLD
True Bomby Wells und Joe Beck-(BUSINESS MEETING HERE
'ett have been matched for the ump-i
A busIlieKH mPftHtiff ' nt flmit hrn
teenth time, to meet sometime In L,,,,, mnnA (-t i ... . ..
May, but only the Incorrigible Well- , AlhlB
(a Una .. t, A IliA Rnnk at 1 1 1 a. nnn wirlr
n.. -..v. ,... ,of tDe raUroad mct , a get-lo.stlir
(up an argument over the meeting of, ag9embljf for ,Up I)Urp08e Qf ,0()k.
'these erstwhile heroes. - ,ng 0Ter lhe fje)d and lleveIol)illl? ,.
The reason for this apathy is that , torcgtll fof the general good of ,
mere is no uriunner oi uuiBianumg
It is beginning to look as If a lot
of Ashland people have gotten In
about right in the Montana oil
fields, Yesterday R. P. Nell receiv
ed the following telegram In regard
to that promising field:
Wlnnett, Mont., April 25.
R. P. Noll, Ashland, Oregon.
Two wells came in yesterday aud
one today big gusher our opera
tions start tomorrow. Will send you
some photographs showing the tre
mendous activity. Everything lino
and our success seems absolutely
L. M. ADDINOTON
Some lfiO Ashland citizens are In
terested In the Cat Creek field and
the above teles i.m Indicates thut
they have their money In the right
land. The window display prize
will be awarded nt this dinner.
The following are the women op
the various committees who w:)l
Several members of the Medford! fast coming into prominence in the have charge of the banquet:
j Union and uther points In the county store windows of the local merch- Sale of tickets Mrs. S. B. McNaii-,
jure Upecting to attend tho annlver- ants. The business houses of the'chalrman; Mesdames Delia Acklln,
jsary'and a good tlmo of Interest and city were busy arranging their wln-J. H. Mcflee, A. A. Marskee, C. II.
'profit Is promised. dows with displays of Oregon Pro- Pierce, L. J. Heer, J. H. Fuller,
i , ; ducts, duly placarding them with Table committee Mrs. F, (1.
I the window cards supplied for theiSwedenburg, chairman; Mesdames
purpose by the Associated Indus-j W. H. McNair, G. A. Briscoe, H. K.
, tiles of Oregon. At a late hour to-j Tomplinson, Emll Pell.
day the windows of all the stores Piece do Resistance Mrs. O.
wore not complete, lly this evening) Winter, chairman; Mesdames A.
it Is expected that every availably Patterson, Walter Herndon, I.ett
display window in the city will havo Trask, C. H. Vaupel.
I W W MFMRFR
is lis lis muiiuui
CHECKED IN AT j
(lly the United Press)
LEAVENWORTH, Kas April 20.
Twenty of the I. W. W. members
sentenced to serve time Iu Leaven
worth prison were "checked In" to-
merlt at present In' the ring and
(more especially there are no British
'heavyweights capable of extending
.Georges Carpentier,. the Frenchman,
.who Is considered the world's Cham-
niion by default. ' True, over In
America there is a fighter of some
jorfute named Jack Dsjmpsley, but
when a Carpentier-Dempsoy match
WASHINGTON, D. C, April 26
An investigation of the granting to
the Germanys of 201 American pat
ents since July may be asked In the
Senate by Hiram Johnson, chairmen
patents committee, and Wadawortli
POf New York, chairman nt n,!lln rt.
60 persons representing the variousi . InnlllH. . ....
I A An vtmAnt - 1 O i U Ti ttlfil T'w VW I O-
UC"" " ,lt , lellllatlon cance,in.
nnmnonv vora in artaHiinnna
" V ... ', ft was indicated today. Senatbrs
system. Ashland being easy of ac
cess was used as the center from
which to draw the officials from th!
various ends of the road, and about
puo.io .lorary ana was caneo a Secretary of War Week,
the forenoon, finishing L.. ...
I, mentioned, the British . fan I. too abut 4 0.c!ock( , me , alow , P - "n Issued,
tired even to smile. . member. preiM!Ut to catch trains ""j"'" U tfrtek Kri'p'
This may be unfair to Dempsey. .. both north BBd nllth Traln. Ge''man "'"nltl -"
mil (lie urrnsn spoiling purine uas mB.ter, for the road and station's) . j, . ., k .
never seen him in the ring and the agents of Marshfleld, Portland, East), gAX nuxttSCO MAKKKTH
endless delays and disappointments! PorUandi em, Corvallis, Brook-'
in iixiiig iu. lung u,Crnc. Msuviyn, Albany. Roseburg, Grants Pass
between the two champions attrib-' nd Medfor(! were aI,0 ,n atten(.
iited here almost entirely to thoanca
American and his supporters, have "
left. the Britishers cold, sarcastic i Twenty-five young people from
"They will never meet
the Ashland Baptist church visited
the Lon-ltho B. Y. P. V. of the Medford First
doner says, and the press confirms! Baptist church Sunday evening. After
him in this opinion by consistently the meeting refreshments were
ijeerlng at every report' from the' served and a social time was en
I'nited States regarding the proposed; Joyed.
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(Special to the Tidings.)
SAN FRANCISCO, April 26. Fo.
lowing are market quotations:
EGGS 28c. i
BROILERS 45 Si 50c.
HENS S7 9 40c.
nlace. The telemm referres to syn- 1 weuiy-sei en omen. ui
dicate represented by Messrs. Nell.Pected to arrive within n few hours.
and Staples and the one which !Tnoy' wer convicted oi espionage
m... wni. .nd 8tnnlfl. mnileiby Judge Landls' court, Chicago.
the trip to Montana to Investigate.
A. M. Templeton of Brownsville
who has been visiting friends in Ash
land for the past few days, left thls4
morning for San Diego, Calif.
Whlje here, Mr. Templeton w
negotiating for Ashland granite for
the Pioneer Monument to be erected
in the Brownsville Park in the near
His family was among tbe earliest
settlers of Brownsville on the Cala
pooya river. The Presbyterian
church was organized there In 111
with five Templeton's Its sole chart
er membership. Wm. Templeton was
superintendent of the Sunday school
for 31 years and his son W. C. Tem
pleton who was a member of the
legislature this winter, has filled the
same office for the past eight year.
Most of them lire dejected because
of the desertlou of their leader
"Big Bill" Haywood.
homo products on exhibition. Anion
the earliest to completo a window
I.I!.. ..I V II t.... nit.f Anm.
uinpiay wan it. immt uum vu.ii-
paliy. This store has an uttravtivo
i display of the products of the Pen
dleton Woolen Mills of Pendleton,
Ore., consisting of varied hued
couch covers, blankets, bath robes
and pillow covers.
The local program for observame
of Oregon Products week, ,1s practic
ally outlined. Nearly 190 attractive
window cards have been received
from hoadqunrters of the Associated
Industries of Oregon for display In
local store windows. In connection
with window displays prizes will be
awarded iu the sums of $26, f 15 and
110 respectively. The test of merit.
Roseburg Prospect for big crop
of apples this season declared excellent.
Lebanon cannery to be In opera
tion In time to take care of fruit
IN THE SOUTH
Cold Meats Miss Mollle Songor,
chairman, and Mrs, 9. A. Carlton.
Vegetables Mrs. Chas. Howard,
chairman; Mesdames Fred Engle.
Walter Everton, A. A. Mamke.
Mashed Potato Mrs. E. J. Van
Sant, chairman; Metdamee Louis
Uodge. F. H. Johnson, Frank Jor
dan, Pernio Johnson.
Macaroni a la Tomato Mrs.
Marcey, chairman; Mesdames
Wheeler, McCracken. O. A. Jarvis
and Miss Chamberlain.
Salads Mesdames J. H. Fuller,
chairman; Margaret Mills. J. .
Wing. H. E. McC.ee. Frsnk Jordan
Ice Cream and Cake Mrs. Q. S.
Butler, chairman, and Mrs. E. V.
Carter; assisted by Messrs Butler end
lied to window illspluys, will! Lane,
be upon the basis of their educa
tional aud advertising value, plus
artistic arrangement. It Is taken for
granted that the exhibits are to
consist of Oregon raised or manu
The Oregon Products Banquet wi'l
be given in thu Elks Hall at 6:30
I o'clock Thursday evening under, the
auspices of the ladies of the Cham
ber of Commerce. Mrs. V. A. St
wart who has been actively engaged
in preparatory work for Oregon Pro
ducts week, assisted John H. Fuller,
secretary of the Chamber of Coiu-
Cotfee Mesdames L. J. Heer,
chairmau, and Schuernian.
The Festival Prune M,idainM
C. B. Lamkln, chairman and U 3.
. St. Helens shipyard resumes work
after being Idle for several months.
V (By the United Press)
' ATLANTA, Georgia, April 26.
The federal government stands ready
to send fifty operatives to Georgia, i merce, In making arrangement for
to aid In Investigating negro peon- the dinner und assembling the coin
age conditions, Vlnoent Hughes, I mlttees.
chief of United States bureau ofj Mr. Fuller states that there will
Investigation here said today. The: be S0O plates set at the bannnet. II.
grand Jury today started an inquiry. I J. Frank, president and P. C, Free
It Is reported that many cases of, man, manager of the Associated In
peonage and several "death farms' dustries of Oregon will bo prtsjent
would be brought to light by the at the banquet and will be among
probe. the principal speakers from Port
Faced by Crisis
(By the United Press)
NEW YORK, April 26. The
American newspaper publishers as
sociation, meeting In annual con
vention tomorrow, will he faced by
the most Important problems by
which it has been confronted in
yean. These problems includ
wage adjustments, postal rates, tax
'ation and a threatening strike In
- WEATHER roRECtn'.
Fair and warmer.