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TUJATK AND BAYS STRIKE IH
Vrain Handler at Portland Getting
In Uni Game and Dmtiand lncrcM
After July 1
WlnnlpK, Canada, June 25. For
mal announcement was made today
by the Winnipeg coinmlttee that the
general atrlke will end tomorrow at
11 a. m.
The atrlke committee asserted In
a bulletin that the atrlke waa railed
off when the government promised to
name a comlmttee to make an inves
tigation regarding the reinstatement
of worker. The government an
nounced last night that the atrlke
waa called off unconditionally.
San Francisco, June 25. -Representatives
of the etrlklng telephone
oompanlea and electrical worker of
California and Nevada announced
today that unlet negotiation with
the Paolflc Telephone and Telegraph
company were atUfactorily conclud
ed today they would serve an ulti
matum, following which the local
of Oregon and Washington would he
called out unless the operators' de
mand were met, and an end put to
the present situation.
Portland, Ore.. June 25. The
grain handler here today notified
the employer that they will seek, a
new wage schedule when the present
agreement expire July 1. The prea
nt wage I 75 cents an hour. It
la expected that a considerable In
crease will be demanded.
THE MEXICAN BORDER
WaHhlngton, June 25. The com
pletion of fort and housing accom
modation along the 'Mexican border,
undertaken by the war department
to amolorlate the condition of the
patrol troop, will give the I'nlted
Btntee the first roul fortified fron
tier. More than 40 army border
post have nl ready Jieen established
WHITE GVARDS A I IF.
HolHlnKfors, Juno 25. The Hus
lun Whlto OunrdH have occupied
I'otorhoff, 19 mlleH from 'I'etrograd.
Hun Diego, Cnl., June 25. Sun
Diego and vicinity experienced u
alight earthquake shock at 2:13 p.
Hi. yesterday. At the Point I,nmu
homestead It was siilil that the seis
mograph Instrument there showed
the shock to 'bo very slight.
A. E. F. WERE 280,016
Washington, June 25; Total cas
ualties of the 'American expedition
ary forces reported to date was an
nounced today 'by, the war dopai't
mont aa 289,016, Including:
Killed In action (including 3S1
lost at sea) 33,754. ;
Died of wounds, 13,570.-
Died of disease, 23,390.
'Died from accidents and other
'causes, 4,942. .
Total deaths, 75,602.
Wounded In action, 210,984.
Missing In action ( not Including
prisoners, releasee! or roturned),
UNCLE SAM FORTIFYING
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COUIITESS lA IS
Vlnu Tudor llul Kirn llule Finds
Itself J4mt, With 1'alnci Turned
Into FlMhy Ix-im
Vlonnu, June 25. Conditions In
Budapest and the surrounding; coun
try under the fantastic government
of Beta Kun and hi soviet are gro
tesque, it has Just become known
the Countess Rada la scrubbing utalr-
ways In one of the city prisons.
Couut Julius Sicchonjl, aed 90,
formerly master of the kings borso,
la one of those who has incurred the
the displeaaure of the rullna forces.
In apite of bis age, be haa been for
cibly removed from his home and
Imprisoned. What disposition will
lo made of hliu Is njt likely to reach
the public until It has been ordered
Kvnry room In the handsome
marble palace of Count Uul Karo
lyl, the former Austrian ambassador
to Jxtndon, la occupied by some one
of the vaunted proletariat, with such
rutiulu a might 'be expected. Stove
pipe stick from the luce-curtained
window, and the allk-overed walla
are smoky, grimy and groaer. Pro
tective cover have been torn from
rich divan and handsome chairs to
be used for dish raj?s. Costly bronze.
chipped and mutilated, are being
used as plaything by the proletarian
It la the same In the handsome
residence or Count Andramy next
door, where squalor and dirt are
rapidly replacing the magnificence
ana polish of a happier day.
Day by day the news of increasing
violence on the part of those who
are In power. The latest Instance
have to do iwlth (Ludwlg tNawy, for
mer president of the Hungarian' par
liament, lie waa seized at hla coun
try home and while being taken Into
Budapest, was taken from the train
and shot to death iby the (Red Guard
who gave as an excuse that he waa
trying to escape.
Altogether the situation in Buda
pest Is rapidly approaching the point
wnere there will be the customary
appeal to the "great big-hearted Am
erica" to feed atad clothe the 'people.
Becurlty of life and property Is grow
ing less with every week and the
once magnificent city Is rapidly tak
ing on an appearance to which Its
people have hitherto been strangers.
Neglect of agriculture le one of
the outsanding features of the situa
tion. It la estimated that 10 h
cent of the tillable soil has not been
'Plowed, partly due to the dlsormnl.
zatlon and demoralization occasion-
(Continued on page J.)
l oruannv June 2u. Thirty thou
sand dollars In non-negotiable se
curities were stolen 'between Satur
day nlRht nnd Monday morning from'
tho vault or the office or the Ham
mond Lumber company hero, the
police announced today. The rob
ber worked tho combination of the
Pershing Stadium, France,
25. tAinerlcan athletes won
firsts, two seconds, a third and a
fifth place In the first nine prelim
inary track events run yesterday, the
first day of the Inter-aJlied games.
REFEREE IHO FIGHT
Toledo, Ohio, June ,25 Ollle Pe-
cord, of Toledo, will be referee of
the Willard-Dempsey fight ou July
4th, according to an unoffliiol an
NOW SCRUB WOMAN
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No Official Word Received
rormal signing Big bur Preparing to Issne An
other Ultimatum-Former Kaiser Saws Wood
london, June 25. Germany1
lence regarding her representation
at the formal signing of the peace
treaty has caused some uneasiness
in allied conference circles. It i
still hoped In Paris that the treaty
will ibe signed Friday, but the event
may go over until the following day.
Everything now manifestly depends
on the arrival of the German dele
gate. It Is expected that the new Italian
delegation, headed by Tomaaso Tlt
tonla, foreign minister, will reach
Part Friday to resume activities of
Italy relative to the treaty with Aus
Dispatches from 'Berlin Indicate
that a feeling over the oeace situa
tion etlll runs high In German mili
tary circle. Officers speak of de
fending the honor of the German
army and Its leader by adopting
Paiis, June 25. If the allied
powers do not hear from Germany
very soon regarding the delegation
for the signing of the peace treaty,
an ultimatum will be sent to the
German government, according to
the Paris office of Reuters, demand
ing an appointment of plenlpoten-
OEVALERA TRYING TO
TURN U.S.0N ENGLAND
New York, June 25. Kataonn De
Valera, "president of the Irish re
public," expects no trouble with the
American government over his ap
"When I came here," he said, "I
had all the Intention or observing
the laws of a government of the peo
ple, by the people and for the peo
This statement was made when
newspaper dispatches quoting Wash
ington officials that he would have
to observe the laws of the country
In making his anenal for the Irish
republic, was called to his' attention.
In &' formal statement, iMr. DeVal-
"The Irish desire the closest pos
sible political and commercial rela
tion with the people of America. I
have come here at the request of the
elected government of the Irish peo
ple to endeavor to establish those re
'My presence here also cannot
Tall to remind the people of America;
that In Ireland there is set up a gov
ernment elected by the democratic
and peaceful machinery of the bal
lot, answerable to the will of the
Irish people, but kept In suppression
and prevented from functioning by
the armed vigilance of England. It
cannot fall to remind them that In
their nearest neighbor In Europe, al
ready only sixteen Wnurs .distant,
there is established an autocratic
military despotism which outrages
every principle for . which America
entered the 'recent war and that In a
document which the people of Am
erica' are to foe askod to set the seal
of their approval it la now proposed
to maintain this despotism In per
petuity. "While here I shall endeavor, Inso
far a I may do so within your laws
to call the attention of the people of
America Irrespective of party or di
vision to these facts."
: HIS 24TH IHRTHDAY
Toledo, Ohio, June 24. Jack
Dempsey, challenger for the 'heavy
weight championship of the world,
pent his 24th birthday "here today
actively training for the coming
fight with Jess Wlllard on July 4th.
UP ON EDGE
Regarding Bccbe Plans For
tUxle within certain number of
Amerongen, Holland, June 25.
News of Germany's acceptance of
the peace terms, including the clauae
for the delivery of the former em
peror to the allies, reached the eaatle
late yesterday. Exactly how the for
mer emperor waa affected cannot be
ascertained, but the attitude of the
members of his party led to- the be
lief that It wa considerable of
The former monarch resumed his
log sawing a the usual hour.
Washington, June 25. After two
hour' discussion today of the reso
lution of Senator Fall, republican,
of New Mexico, to declare a state of
peace with Germany, the senate for
eign relation committee adjourned
without action. '
Paric, June 25. Uo to 4:45 thla
afternoon no official word had been
received here regarding Germany's
plan on (he formal signing of the
peace treaty. The peace conference
leader were undisgutsedly perplexed
over the situation.
WAITED 49 YEARS TO
Paris, Monday, June 23. "We
have waited 49 years for this mo
ment," declared Premier Clemenceau
as he opened the dispatch announc
ing that Germany mould sign the
treaty, at the meeting of the council
of three this afternoon. "For 49
years," he continued, "the mailed
fist of the reltre (German trooper)
who haa governed Germany has
menaced the world. Whether the
man's name waa Bismarck or Wil
liam II it was still the aame reltre
of the middle age surorunded by
soldiery and drunk with pride.
Be careful keep your powder
dry. Be careful. "Remind the world
that It is living on a 'barrel of ttlat
"This reltre' dogma." Is that might
is right, that a state's only obliga
tion Is Its own Interest, that treaties
do not exist when they clash with
the Interests of a state, and get rich
by any means. We know from wit
nesses twho were at the aide ot Wil
liam II that when Ihe learned of the
Sarajevo tragedy he who posed as a"
keeper of the peace said: ''The hour
has struck. Now we shall see what
an army Is. "
It waa not long alter the reply had
been received and opened before the
supreme council that guns began to
boom from the forts around' Paris,
and rejoicing crowds - began to
stream through the streets, ' having
been apprised by the sound, of can
non that the Germans had accepted
the allied terms.
CONGRESS AGREES ON
Sl'KKENDFJt OF WIRES
Washington, Jhne 25. Agree
ment was reached late yesterday by
senate and house conferees on legis
lation to repeal government control
of telegraph, telephone and -other
wire systems. The conferees adopt
ed the house plan of terminating
government control at midnight on
the last day of the calendar month
In which the law is approved. '
The nractlcal effect of the legisla
tion, the conferees stated, will be
that all wires will foe returned to
private control and operation at mid
night July SI, as it is expected con
fidently that the law will Ibe signed
by the president early in July.
SEE GERMANS CRUSH
KILLING OF DOGS
BRINGS BAD LUCK
Wine Old Turk Ho Prophesied:
Howling Dervishes gay Wilson
I Their Only Hope
Constantinople, June 25. The re
ligious Turk 1 very much discour
aged. Turk whose dog were taken
away from tbem and dumped on an
iciand In the Marmora Sea to starve
with tens of thousands of other Con
stantinople mongrels soma yean ago
ee in Turkey' present plight a' Just
judgment from Mahomet, Those
who prophesied at the time that the
Wholesale massacre of the dog
would Ibring bad luck to Turkey are
now wagging their heads aaxelT and
recalling their prophecies.
The Mosque of Ahmed I la desert
ed. The German when ther lft
carried off all the precious rugs and
tne faithful refuse to enter the mos
que on the ground that It has been
profaned and is unclean. More than
200 deaths from cholera took place
la thla mosque during the irar.
The Howling Dervishes in rrtin.
lar declare that there la
Turkey unless the 'tJreat Prophet,
wiison' intervenes. Recently the
American lied Cron mi.in. .
Kumnla stopped off at Constantin
ople and, while waiting for their
boat to coal, visited the . Howlln
Dervishes. . .
With hot coals In his mouth and
with high priests sticking . knives
through their cheeks In timeionor
ed fashion, the hih nrw.
down the blessings of Mahomet upon
ninencs, anj maledictions upon all
the enemies of Turkov. a
Turk translated the Head Howler's
lamentations and blessinn
iMemet VI. the Sultan, h.. i-J.
faith in Mahomet, however. Each
Tiaay moraing he visits the Tildes
Mosque to pray. Hla visit Is a cere
mony attended not onlv h h,,...j.
oi luraiab onlookers and guards but
also by hundreds of allied officers all
equipped with cameras of .. i.
VaMeJo, Cal.. June 24 Th v...
Ueship Pennsylvania, flagship of the
Aiianue iieet, is to head the fleet of
warsnips which has been m..!,
to the Pacific.
The Pacific fleet. It Waa auM wrlLl
Include the batleshin. Virtrtn 'v.
Jersey, Rhode Island, Georgia, Ke-
Vermont, Oklahoma, Nevada;
Tennessee, New Mexico, lArlxona. Ida
ho and MisslsslDDi. 8.11 ft rhn ecu Ioam
Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, Tacoma,
Macnias, MaJ-blehead. Vlrkhnr,
'Montana, North Carolina and PimT,"
lo. The destroyer fleet will consist
of 107 vessels with the Birmingham
acting aa flagship of the squadron.
TRAIN LOAD OF FIGHT
FANS TO LEAVE FRISCO
San Francisco, Cal.. June 24. A
special train carrying approximately
uo California followers of boxing
Is expected to leave here In time to
reach the scene ot the championship
battle at Toledo between ChamDlon
Jess Wlllard and Challenger Jatk
Dempsey, which is scheduled to take
place on Independence day.
LIVES LOST IN BIG WAR
Washington, June 25. The' war
cost 7,582.300 soldiers' lives, be
tween 1185,000,000,000 and $195,
000,000.000 in money; the loss of
23,005,383 tons of merchant ship
ping and 1,882,125 tons of war ves
These figures today were present
ed to league of nations opponents
by Senator McCumber, North Dakota
a league advocate, aa the most telling
reason why the league should be rat
ified and future wars prevented.
The figures were gathered for Me.
Cumber hy the war department.
ALMOST EIGHT M
DKV BILL AMENDMENT STANDS
AOAIX8T ALL ATTACKS; MIX
OR CHANGES MADE
PKIOIIS ABE DRASTIC
Wearing of Fob Showing Picture of
Keg Cause for Conviction; Worse -Than
Old "Bine Laws'
Washington; June 25. A man's
right to store liquor in hla home for
the long dry period after July 1 stood
up today against an attack on that
provision of the prohibition enforce
ment bill ibefore the house Judiciary
Near the end of an all-day session
the committee voted down an
amendment which would have made
It unlawful for citizens to have
liquor In their possession, struck out
section which would have prevented
"use" by a clUxen of liquor In his
private dwelling, and decided that
In the matter of general enforcement
there would be no difference be
tween war-tlmo and constitutional
probibtlon. . .
Bven with this and other' change
the bill as it will be .reported out.
Is considered a nmtinrlnr An
drastic, are its provisions, members
of the committee said,' that while
man may put a keg of beer in his
cellar, he may be, convicted and
fined if, for instance, he wears a
watch fob on which there Is a pic
ture of the keg aa an advertisement.
In general consideration of the
measure the committee made a num
ber of minor changes,, but the prin
cipal fight waa over the question of
the right to home storage for per
sonal nse. "
The Sixth street bridge across
'Rogue river Is and has Seen for sev
eral weeks in an unsafe condition for
children, and in fact, all pedestrians,
due to the fact that the railing or
a portion of the railing Is mlssina- in
at least three places, one on the ap
proach and two directly over the
water. The bridge should be made"
sare at once.
A great improvement could also
be made to Sixth street Iby the plac
ing of one or two loads of gravel
or crushed rock at the bridge ap
proach. The experience of every au
tomobllist 'who enters the city from,
the .bridge is a severe Jolt as they
enter the city limits. Autolsta who
travel the road constantly are pre
pared for the hole but strangers are .
not expecting a bump and the Jolt Is
apt to give strangers the wrong im
pression of the city.
Rumors are current regarding a
new railroad project down the Klam
ath river canyon from Klamath Falls
to Crescent City or Eureka', Cal., says
the Ashland Tidings. It is reported
that surveyors are at work "between
Klamath Falls and Yreka. Cal.. on
the proposed line, but nothing tan
gible has been learned. Such. a road
would afford a water grade line for
vast lumber shipments from Klam
ath iFalls to tide .water, open up an
immense timber (belt so far untapped
and tap the copper deposits as yet
undeveloped in the canyon.
BRIDGE ACROSS ROGUE :
UNSAFE FOR FOOTMEN