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ASHLAND, OREGON, WEDNESDAY,-JUNE 1, 1921
COLONEL MAY, SPANISH AMER
ICAN WAR VETERAN WHO LEU
ASHLAM) ROYS, DELIVERS AN
ADDRKSS AT ARMORY.
HISTORY OK EARLY PIONEER
DAYS RECALLED BY DECORA
TION OF INDIAN FIGHTER'S
GRAVES IN HILL CEMETERY.
Yesterday, Memorial Day, Ash
land paid tribute to Its own and the
nation's dead with all that is .tine
and noble-In tho city's civic spirit.
With an Ideal day for the commem
oration exercises the program for tho
day was carried out without a hitch
of any kind Credit Is due to the
American Legion ior their part of
leadership In plrnDlne. the day's pro
gram . Shurtl." utter S o'clock In
tho morning Memorial Rock In Llthln!
Park was decorated by the American,
Legion. The parade then formed at
and Mopping a point above the bridge
threw flowers on the water in honor
of the nation's sailor dead.
Parade to Cemetery
At 9:30 o'clock the parade started
for the Ashlund cemetery.. In order
of procession after the Ashland band
tame the First Company Coas Arttl-
lery corps of the Oregon National
Guard, the American Leglun, Spanish
American War Veterans, the G. A. R.
members, patrols one and .two of the
local Boy Scout troop, the Women's
Relief Corps, Daughters of tlte Amer
ican Revolution, and the children of
sniuuo. ine iwo womwi s organi-
satlons and the parading children
were laden with flowers with which j
to decorate the graves. With colors ,
flying, the parade, two blocks i" !
length made Its way directly to the
cemetery where the feature of thel
exercises was the dedication of !i
iiiimuiiicm in inn niiumi ui mi iia
a Dmlicato Monument
The Memorial Tablet, made of Ore-
gon granue irom uiair s querry eigm
mirWeast of Ashland, was erected!of coiegate endeavor. Among the;
hy means of popular subscription
from the citizens of Ashland nt a cost
of approximately $700. G. 'A. Bris -
coe, superintendent of city schools,
unveiled the monument and made
the acceptance speech. He expressed
the wish of the citizens of Ashland
that the tablet might be? "a perman
ent memorial, reminding those that
cobio after us of the glory of the re
public, the oruvery ot its-uereiniein
and the holiness of Its Ideals." Mr. j
Briscoe was followed by Capt. A. W. j
Thomas, who made a dedication!
speech for the G. A. R. and decorated
the monument. Glenn Simpson, com
mander of the Ashland Post of the
American Legion, followed dipt.
Thomas as speaker. H. C. Emery,
asslsstant cashier of the First Nation
al Bank, spoke for the Spanish Amer
ican War Veterans. Rev. Charles F.
Koehter led the assemblage in pray-
er. The Wain's Relief Corps weret0 4tn rw orchadist9 are yins
next in the dedication ceremonies,
..,11. - t,.nnH .l.lti,AnJ
wiiii iiii-usniK inubiniii "tu'clrj
oy orucers oi ine organization, i ne
officers were Mrs. Howard, presi
dent; Mrs. ' Coder, ' vice-president;
Mrs. Lowe, junior vice-president;
Mrs. S. A. Peters, Sr., secretary and
Mrs. Bush, chaplain. At the conclu
sion of tho program by the Women's
Relief Corps the Daughters of the
American Revolution decorated the
Mrs. Gordon MacCracken, regent
of (be D. A. R., made the dedlcatiun
speech for the Daughters of the
American Revolution. The memor
ial tablet was then decorated by the
children of Ashland. A squad of
the First Company Coast Artillery
of the Oregon Nation Guard fired a
three volley salute, and the dedica
tlon exercises closed with a benedic
tion by Rev. Charles A. Edwards.
All graves In the cemetery that had
not been decorated by private in
dividuals were strewn with flowers
by the Women's Relief Corps. The
natural cerdancy of the place sup
plemented' by the color of flowers
on decorated graves lent' an air of
sublime beauty to the cemetery, nes
tled In the scenic grandeur that 's
nature's gift to Ashland.
Exerclsen nt Armory. ,
After the exercises at the ceme
tery Ihe parade broke up and with
out formation proceeded to the
Armory. where Memorial exercises
were held .with Col. John L. May as
the principal speaker. Captain
Thomas of the G. A. R. presided at
the exercises at the Armory. Rev.
Oldsfield led the audience In the
opening prayer. Col. May was In
troduced by Mayor Lamkin who
mado a short address commemorating
the nation's dead. Mayor Lamkin
(Cntlnwd on Fag Four)
Men Working on
Roads to Attend
Members of the First Company
Coast -Artillery of the Oregon Na
tional Guard who are working on the
highway will be able to attend the
annual encampment of the guard ac
cording to a telegram received here
this morning by Capt. William M.
Brlggs, from the state highway com-
mlsBlon at Salem. Permission to at
tend the camp could not be obtained
at first by a number of the boys I who apparently were soliciting in mo
working on the "roads In this local- jinterest of ex-service men. Ash
Ity from their Immediate engineer land PoBt No. 14 with, at this time
chiefs 'to renew that warning. The reason
The highway coirimlssian Is taking
up the mutter of paying the men
while absent . from their work and
at the encampment. Pavoruble ac
tion Is expected on the matter.
CHARL0TTESl'ILLE, Vu., May
sl Flimoii eUuctors and church
men were here today ut the open -
Ing of the University of Virginia
Centennial celebration. The exer
cises will conclude on June 3,
Dr. William Alexander Burr, D. 1).
dean of Christ Church Cathedral,
New Orleans, opened the celebration
this morning, with an address on Ihe'.niAVTArQUA Hl'ILDING
influence of the University of Vir-
glla on tn0 rel,K,01IS 1)fe of llie na-j
jtlou. Rev, Henry Van Ddye, Sani
Diego, Calif, was to preside at thai
vesper services In the evening. . J
Following the enrollment of -dele-1
! gates from institutions from the
United States and foreign countries
w,.dl.g(ll)V, Governor Westmoreland!
DavU Virginia was to deliver the!
,,, of welcome. He will be fol-
,owtd by Edwin Ame.90n Alderman,
pr-sicltit. of the university. A page-1
ant ..The shadow of the Builder."
wi, bfl lliesented , tne e,enlng ln
tbf G,.eeu anU)jthentre.
Thursi av and Fr dav var olii
groups will meet
in separate dls
wlll be Inter
spersed with joint sessions where
..peakers will discuss the many phases
other speakerH on the program are
juleH Ju88erand, French ambuss-!
ador. M .Gabriel Hanotanx. coin- j
j mand(,r de i.. ieeon ,1'Honneur: Sir!
Auckland Geddes, British ambass
ador; Rer. Henry Wilson Battle; j
John Bassett Moore; Thomas Watt I
Gregory, former U. S. attorney gen
eral, and Hamilton' Fish, processor
of International law and diplomacy
HPRAY ' FOR THE
On account of the weuther the
codling moths are coming out u lit-;
tie later this spring than usual, but j
the last few warm days are bringing
them out and spraying should be,
general from now until about the Ith!
of June. In other words this a;-:
plication should be on by June Is:
possibly this week in order to fin-
jgh up by
this dale. Orchardists 1
that have only two or three days
spraying can made this application'
tlje last of this week or the first of
On account of this first brood
(ringing along from the first of
June to possibly to the first of July
it Is advisable to keep the fruit
thoroughly covered during the month
of June. In order to do this tlior-
oughly It is best to repeat this ap-; ,
plication within ten days or two! CARTER PROPERTY DAMAGED
weeks, In other words making a' BY FIRE WILL UK REPAIRED
double spray of this first codling j The two story residence on the cor
moth spray. - i"er of Gresham and -Pearl streets,
As most of the moths at this time! owned by E. V. Carter, which was
come from the apple orchards It Is I damaged by fire Tuesday evening wlil
best to spray them first and follow be repaired at once It was announced
Immediately with the pears. It !s today. The roof was burned and
well to use six pounds of dry arsen
als of lead to two two hundred gal
lons or twelve pounds of paste. It
Is also well to use a spreader in this
application. Distillate oil emulsion
has given good results when used at
the rate of two gallons to two hun-j
dred gallons. There is a commer -
clal caselnate spreader on the mar-
ket known as ."Spreado."- It Is aithft families.
very promising product. It should
be used at the rate of one pound and
4 half to two hundred gallon tank. SHOWER
Where this is nsed it is not neces- TUe yun women "f h Presby
Bary to use the distillate oil emul-jterian "ere charmingly en-
,lon jtertained last evening ut the home
Where aphis are Dresent It Is also:0'
well to use nicotine sulphate at thchower and MlsR Alpn' assisted ai
rate of one nlnt and a half to thei'""11 "'" me anair was In
two hundred gallons. Thorough
spraying; should be done at this
time, and an effort should he made
to get all of the first brood eggs.
CLAUDE C. CATE.
Keep the forest' fires from burn-1
About two vears ago Ashland Postlthe face of It, and is cost strenuous -
No. 14 American Legion Issued ally opposed by every member of thuwlth a deeper significance on this
warning to the people -of Ashland I American Legion. We are person- day than has been its custom, and
concerning persons representing ally, ucciualuted with good clturens, is It passes In the column of parade
bemselves to be ex-service men and
for our renewal of the warning Is
'ery appaient to thoic who recently
subscribed 'to (or at ' least thought
they were subscribing to) what was;Wlll PAY BACK TO j THE STATE,
known us the Loyal American, a pa-
per supposed to be published, in the
Interests of ex-service men.
They paid 49 cents for a postal
c id that should not have cost more
than 1 cent, because the business
Is a iruu'd, and the cards are return
li k almost dally as unclaimed. This
rascality was practiced upon our peo
ple within the past three weeks, but
the ri'ncule will be run down and
bronchi 'o time end their operations
will ha mihlfahnrl a lu'MaMlm, tn
REAL ex-service men.
Another practice that was recent
ly tried out upon our peoplo was
that of a supposedly ex-sorvice 'mK'-i
who MclteJ j,0lIr suhaCriptlon by a
j1)etitjon callinK thn mPmbers f
our legislature to grant all ex-service
men a boitus of $1.25 for each
day. they were in service. Such a
-lln( is Ju9t H,rttlBht hold up, on
BOASTS LARGE DOMK
Ashlund is again to Hie front
for honors. As far as can be
learned from investigations, the
Chautauqua building in Lithla
Park, built six years' ago at ail ex
pense of $20,01)0, not only has
the largest dome in the United
States without a supporting pil
lar but is the only building of
its kind in the country. E. O.
Smith, the architect who planned
the building, . states that to his
knowledge iliere"ar.e no duplicates
of the superstructure used in the
I The dome Is constructed on the
I egg shell principal of equal
strength at all points and Is able
to withstand enormous pressure.
I Mr. Smith stated that it would be
almost Impossible to weaken the
dome by pressure exerted from
the top. Snow, a danger to many
roofs, has very little effect on the .
Chautauqua building dome be
cause of the uniform pressure ex
erted ut all points of the roof.
Uniform pressure has a tendency
to strengthen the dome rather
than weaken it, Mr. Smith said.
Although roiiie.wh.it resembling
the Mormon Tabernacle in Suit
Lake City in. exterior appearances
there is no comparison in, the style
of architecture, Mr. Smith states,
as the Tabernacle dome is con
structed on a different principal.
Mr. Smith states that supporting
rafters have recently been placed
in the Tain rliacle which jnukes
the Chautauqua building dome Its
peer regardless of classification
in architectural design.
It is believed by Mr. Sniilli that
if the original plans and specifica
tions for the Chautauqua build
ings had been followed there
would not be the possibilities for
echoes within -the building. A gal
lery was originally planned and it
is believed that such un Improve
ment would eliminate, the echo
now noticed within the building.
However, It is thought that a large
audience crowding the building
would absorb the sounds.
considerable damage done to th.)
house furnishings. The loss, cover
ed by insurance. Is estimated at
Renters occupying the house at the.
time of the fire were Mr. und Mrs.
Donald Whitney and Mr. and Mrs.
.R - A- Sanford. The damage did not
necessitate vacating of the house by
"""' - r.i.r.tT HU.villKn
the Misses Poley. Mrs. Icen-
the nature of a Bhower In' honor of
Miss Nellie Ross, whose engage
ment to Arthur Wiok has been an
nounced. The bride elect received
many pretty and UBeful gifts In a
huge May basket. .
The hostesses had arranged - ije-
Ughtful and novel entertainment and"
served aainty refreshments. '
Ashland fpst, Ho. M
Glenn E. Simpson, Port Coauaander.
H. 0. Woloott, Vice-Commander.
Ralph Hndfleld, Historian. ,
Wm. Holmes, Treasurer,
Donald Spencer, Adjutant and Legion Editor.
who. have signed such u petition .in
oeuer mni u was eming io ue.p
our ex-service men, but we most
kindly assure you, dear people, that j younger man, G6 years ago has meant
we want nothing of the kind, but (to this great nation of ours, and
we DO want your stipport on the; for you, directly. If he had not car-
I state aiu uiii, so mui can get aiireu mat nag 58 years ago, you
loan from the state that we .can and; would have bud no occasion to be
We will not hold up the state but
we WILL up-hold the state.
The main point of. contention it your head to the old flag and the
this Require each and every so-jman who carries It as he passes you
lictltor who parades himself us an 'In parade this year,
ex-service man to show credentials! .
signed by either the locul I'ost Com- We greet the youngest eligible to
mander or Adjutant, who make it, the Wouiens' Auxiliary to the Amer
thelr business to protect you und;lcau Legion, Little .Miss Freeman,
their .own comrades ' against thesej'daughter of Comrade A. Bert Free
rasculs. Reliable ex-service men 1 man and wife, who Is now two whole
know that it Is the policy of the days of age.
American Legion everywhere to' ,
grant this protection, and cull upon! Once more the Standard Oil Sit
us for those credentials before vice Station sounds out their uppre
startlng upon their campaign. elation of the ex-service man when
We hope to see the citizen of Ash
land in general will partake of this
next Memorial services, to the elim
ination of all other attraction fur. the
day. This is one day in all the year ,
Mi at should be held most sacred to'
the memory of those who make the
FARM IN FAR
EDMONTON. Alta., May HI. For
young women from .Montreal, nil
overseas nurses during the war, have
to Spirit River in the Grand' Prairie
region of northern Alberta to far.ii
co-operatively. They were spurred
to the adventurous enterprise by the
success which thousands of fornix"
soldiers have made upon the land.
Efforts were made to 'lifouraRej
them from pioneering in'" the :iew
.inrtli ,".n n try. But th'dr answer'
v;ns that "liter their llirte-yearsj
war experience, pioneering has no)
war experience., pioneeding has no,
terrors for them. Two Misses Mc-
Lau, Miss Ellis and Miss MacNisb
comprise the quartette.
What they plan to do is to file i
'homestead of HO acres each, niak
iing a total section, to which will be
j added another section of free grant
Hand by reason of their overseas ser
jvlce. They will live together and
jfarm their land co-operatively. Thcv
propose to do their farm work with
their own hands and before leaving
Edmonton equipped themselves with
overalls, riding breeches, boots and
other masculine paraphernalia.
Spring building aetivllieM are
uiidernay. Hilly Hrigu bungalow
on Granite street is Hearing com
pleilon mid Will Hodge is stinting
a finn ft room home on Hie Bou
levard on the first lot this side of
Hie Hay Mlnkler properly, be.
fddeN several other new H-sldenys
lire under consideration and plan
ned. The (Mil look Is good for Hindi
building activity GiIh spring. All
kinds of building materials, in-
eluding plumbing and lubor aro
down nearly to pi-e-wiir leVls and
those who lilive b"eii putting off
building nieriilioiis on account of
excessive costs are getting ready
ESPKK COMPANY KHIKOLY
IMM1STKR FOR ASIII.AXD
"Oregon Outdoors," a ISO-page
folder advertising Oregon scenery
and resorts. Is just from the press
and is a work of art. It shows it
double top spread picture of Cm-
ter lake and one of the best pic-
turea of.Lithia Park It. tins yet
been our pleasure to view.
The Southern Paclllc department
has certainly been a good and val
uable friend to Ashland. The very
generously keep her scenic attr!"-
tlveness before the people on
every occasion of the issuance of.
new literature. "Oregon Out-
donr." Is issaed in manv thousands
and are distributed In every sec- i
tlon of the United States and
abroad. It is very valua
; day possible. The old flau will flv
carried as it will be, by an old grygon, who has made his way entire-
nenu, stop and think what that
same operation, done by
proud that you urn un American to -
Remember these things and bare,
It secured the services of our com
rade Harvey Cliff. Harvey can do
anything from fixing a Ford (yes he
ma n f to selling gas to run a ('Alt.
Too busy tn prepare any more this
'GIUXTS PASS MA X APPOINTED
, LIME gi ARKY SUPEKIXTENOEXT
GOLD HILL, Ore., May 2!.
C. W. Courtney of Grants Pass,
ex-superinteudent of the state lime
plant at Gold Hill, was reappoint-,
ed In that capacity tiy I lie board at j
its recent official meeting at Gold :
Hill for the purpose of reopening I
tho plant. '
The board proposes to lease ,
the Gold Hill quarry and aerial
tramway to the local cement plant j
and open a shcllmarl deposit here
in the" valley and supply the marl
In conjunction with ground lime
stone for fertilizers. If these two
plans are adopted it will he the
means of keeping the Gold Hill
limn plant In corstant operation
and supply the farmers of Oregon
limestone fertilizers at the mini
mum cost. The plans of the local
cement plunt, In assisting the state
plant, likewise will give a reduc- j
tion in cost per ton of the jime- j
stone quarried at the state plant,
i due to the advantages of this quar- j
ry and the Bhorter railroad haul to i
: the cement plant. i
The capacity of tho present
equipment ut the Gold Hill quar
ry of the lime plant, for crush-
ing limestone ready for the two j
plants, Is about 100 tons a day, j
which will be ample to supply the :
wants of both concerns.
Tho cement plant Is now operat
ing two quarries. The principal
one is five miles below' the plunt
lyul the rock is shipped to the plant
by rail, while the other quarry is
located at tho plant In Gold Hill.
Operating at the state plunt will
not Increase the output of lime
stone, but will reduce the output
at the other two quarries. '
JO. A. ('. POULTRY, K.XPERT
MAKES ASHLAND VISIT
By JOHN' II. FULLER
(Sec. ('number of Commerce.)
Professor H. Cosby of the t). A.
C. extension, director of the poul-
jtry department, spent the uflernn.ib
j here In company with the secretary
of the Chamber of Commerce and
Fred C. llolibuugli, visiting some of
the poultry ranches lu anil about i1
Ashland. .Mr. Cosby expressed the!
,iii. Inn liiut'nn nliicn on the Pacific
coast presents better opportunities j
for this industry than sections of
j,ie territory In und about Ashland
Relative to the market conditions at
the present time Professor
stated that the Co-operative sfate
association is achieving excellent
results. Asked if the low price pre
vailing recently tended to discourage
ithe increase In the business. Prof.
Cosby stated that only the amateur
ipnult-ry miser tended to become dls-
jcouraged and drop out and on the
j other hand the old experienced jmhiI-
itry raisers were increasing the
jsire of their flocks and are raisins
more chickens than ever. It Is
j Professor Cosby's plan to designate
a particular ranch and commence ni
series of demonstration meetings atiw,". Mra. G. L. Loomis, Miss KvilMedfnrd and .Iasrksonll!e. children
such location. The first meeting will ' 1
be held somewhere near the dale ofl
. . - . 1
Aug. 1. The ranch of Mr. lioltscue
jsnuth of Ashland .was visited and
jmay be designated as the placa fori'nemners ot ine tieception commit ;
these gatherings. Th" Southern j" "! Mr. Wlnbiirn. will be wel-j
Oregon Poultry association williConied also other children between
!hold a meeting at the time of this
demonstration and plans will then
be advanced for the big poultry
in connection with the Ashland
Winter Fair next December.
"Money Is Not
UNIVERSITY OK OHROOX, EU
GENK, Ore., Mayy 31. "Two things'
are necessary to acquire a college
with fi...e to,,, ,-,i u
non-essential," declares Carlton R.joE.VE, May 31. On the 20th of
Savage, president of the Associated! June, 1GT students will be graduated
Students of the University of Ore-' from thn t'niversltv of Oreenn. This
; y. thus barking up his statement
that money Is not a necessary condl- siiy.
tlo.i or a college education. j of those graduating, 120 .will rd
Mr. Savage, who will graduate in ceivo the degree of bachelor of arts;
June, and who was elected to the 24 bachelor of science, 4 bachelor
highest otflce among the students, ; science In education, 13 bachelor of
has turned his hand at a multi-
.tudeof jobs In order to earn his ownof music and 5 bachelor of law.
way. He has served as a waiter iiij
a restaurant, ns a mald-of-all-work
In a private home, pulling in wood,
working In a cafeteria, waiting
tables at Friendly Hall and as laun
dry og'ent. During the summers he
has worked In the harvest fields, In
tht forest service -si nil has clerked inielers' Aid Societies with beadquar
a country store. iters in New York.
"My four years at the University! -
of Oregon," he says, "have made me'
u firm believer in education, and
ha vo made me a better citizen."
PURPLE CIRCUS" PLAYS j
ASHLAND, GKAMTK STREET i
The "Purplo Cirrus", ivnouiied
as the pONsewtoM of the only
"lioruetl tiger" in existence, pitch-
l l"l its 1,-nt in AHliliiml Tliexhiy aft-
ernoon at the liome of Mr, and
Mm. II. A. SleuiHN, "I (iiaulle
dlret't. The rlit'iix company was
formed by U1 iii'MiiIici- of the
rltj'K youthful youiigvr set have,
ing homes on Ginitite street.' The.
iliteitailiincnt U Mild to have
Ihi'H a "i-cgular affair" hy those
who piiid five ifitls admission
prim inlo llm eoffein of the "tmi
pany" unil swelled Hie entrance
receipt to tf'.MI. The profits of
I lie business ii'iiluiv were seiit
for ion cream nt I lie close of Hie
The iwrade Mlarted on Granite -
street, nt one o'clock. All ele
pluilit, coyote, ond the homed
ller feat need tho parade. Listed
among the human attractions of
the elreiis wew giants, clowns,
anil the Gold Dust Twin's.
A boxing" matrli and swimming
mutch formed port of the after
noon',) entertainment. The swim
ming match nil the attraction of
a side show for which cuinite ad
mission was chaigisl. Success of
the event deM-wl on thn ability
of a uoortcn ntiileh to flout ill a
pall of water.
Thn staff of tile juvenile chilis
! complete even in the employ
ment of an advance agent who,
days in advance of the even!, dec
orated conspicuous pine's on
Gruuitn avenue with posters and
honed hills announcing thn at
tractions of Mm "lnrple Cliv.ua."
As tho company wild "even the
grown lips' turned out to sen our
V notable fact in history Is that
I ho world has always stepped to'
freedom over the bodies of her j
Sap - And - Salt - In
Final arrangements were niade:uch car being chaperoned by one of
last a it, lit iit a formal meeting held
at the. Austin Hotel In Ashlund for
the children's party to be given by
Jesse W'liiburn at Long's Cabin, no,v
knnwn as Sap-.nid-Salt-in-the-WoodH,
six miles up the Ashland Creek Can
yon. Professor Vinlng acted as
Mw. F. G. Sweilenburg was chosen
r of the event, and
"'O following committees
I1""1 1011 :
Reception Mrs. F. G. Sweden-
". i.auiKiu. .ins. i.eorge u.
i'larviii, .virs. jonn w inn, .iiearoro,
Mrs. (has. T. Sweeney, Mrs. F. . A.
Welch," .Mrs. .1. F. Hlttsnn, Jack
sonville. Mrs. (!. A. Gardiner. . This
committee was" empowered to choose
hJntertniiinient Miss Bditii
Sweeney and Mrs. Francis Montgom
ery. Decoration Miss Anna D. Kopp.
Refreshments Mrs. J. H. Ful
ler. Airs. F. II
Johnson, Krs. Bert,
'Music Mrs. K. A. Wood
Children's Welfare Mrs. Cadi-
' a"d Miss Nellla B. Ross.
'Caterer Mrs. Ben Garnett.
IlkllJ t.. . L . .
inmieii uei-eeu me age oi t ami
H years who have been Invited by;clothes. und if the weather be cool
"lose ages. No child will be denied,
The Ashland children are to meet
al tbe Hotel Austin promptly at 1 mlttee will supply further Inform.i
o'clock P. M. whence they will he, tlon if called upon by parents.
taken, up the canyon In automobiles.
167 STUDENTS 10
i UNIVERSITY OK OREGON', El-
9 the largest of the 4:1 graduating
classes turned out by the Unlver-
business administration. 1 bachelor
The commencement address will v
bo given by Mr." Edgar B. Piper, cdi-
tor of the Morniug .Orcgouian.
The harciilaureat address will hvi
given by Virgil Johnson, of thn clafl
of '9t! who is iov general secretary
of the National Association of Trav-
CHICAGO, May 31. A buyer's
coal -si rlke. now prevalent 4s pre
k'ipitutiug tho country into a coil
famine similar to that of last year,
according t" Aiuedee .1. Casey, editor
of a coal magazine, here today.
So serious is the condition, that
; Chicago loan haiiksarc devising sys
tems ot loaning money to consumers
iiun effort to'encotiiage purchase of
eon I ut the reasi liable reus said to
jbtt existing at .this time. Unless
'coal Is purchased now, Casey said.
j'1" Inevitable, famine will take place
during the full and winter. Tho
railroads now are in a position to
handle coal. shipments, he added. lu
the tall and w inter months, ship
ments from the mine will he nior
Infrequent because of the lack of
coal ut the mines shut down-due to
th luck of demand.
! "The possibilities of trouble" lire
greater this year than they ever
have been," Casey declared. "The
Millies are callable of storing a sinnll
amount of coal. Hut this amount
will not be sufficient rt meet the
needs during the cold spell."
Coal production since the first of
the year has been 1 15,258,0011 tolls
compared with 1 S :i,5 3 3.00U laid
year. Casey said. This Is dun to the
lack of demand.
"I do not see anything now that
call avert a serious shortage of coal
next winter, unless the consumer
wakes up to the appeal of the oper
ators to buy now, so us tn keep the
mines lu operation, Casey concluded.
"Those who hnve heeded tho ropeal-
ed warnings anil have obtained their ,
winter's supply of coal have every
reason to cnngratullatu themselves
when the cold weather comes."
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the ladies on tho committees.
The Medford and Jacksonville
children uiv to meet nt the Hotel
Medford at 12 o'clock noon, and will
be brought to the Hotel Austin by
stage and there they will be trans
ferred to other curs and conveyed up
the canyon, carefully chaperoned.
Mrs. Judge Garduur will take the
children from Jacksonville to Med
ford by auto.
Some children will he taken to the
party by flyir parents in their own
cars, anil if they have additional
room they are requested to stop at
the Hotel Austin und help take some
of the other children with them.
The entertainment .will consist ot
various games, prleza to be given
to the winners. There will also be
fancy dancing by a party of children
from Medford, and other features of
Interest to the little ones. The musk"
will be furnished by the children of
Itefreshihents will be served at 1
o'clock and the children will leuvtt
l for home uhoiit 5 o'clock, arriving
at the Hotel Austin about If. Th
'will reach home about 6:30.
I Parents are requested to dress
I . . . .... . ' ,
meir eniidren in - rompers or piay
to supply them with suttaDle wraps,
In the event of bad weather the
party will he postponed to a later
Any member of the Reception Com