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I'ARTY LKADKIt IX REICHSTAG
DKCLAKKH WAR OX I'ltKHKNT
HINDY SAYS "RESPONSIBLE1
ltaalrfa Announcement of Ilia (Jullt
lo Re Made to Allies hmy
x DiapaMi ,
Ijondim, July Ii The German con
. aervatlve party litis issued a procla
matlon signed 'by vou llrydbrand,
parly leader in the relc-hatag, elat
ing that the party declare war on
government and intenda to tiae Its
whole strength to re-establish a mon
archy, iay the Ooixtnhaicon IUt
patch KxohanKft telegraph comiiany.
Ijondon, July f. Von Illndenburg
former chief or the German eta If, de
clares he la responsible for the arts
of the Gorman main headquarters
Inoe August. 1918, and also for the
proclamations of Former Emperor
Wilhelm concerning the waging of
warfare. He asks ipresidont Ebert
of Oermany, to give this Information
to the allies, says an Rxchanae Tele
graph dispatch from Couhagen.
"KNOCKING OFF" IH UECOMIXG
POri'LAR IX KXULI&H CITIES
London, Jufy 5.-i."Knooklng" alt,"
a term used by soldiers to dearrlbe
pilfering of army stores, la said to
be becoming epidemic in British bus
, lneas life. 'Exporting firms complain
of an alarming Increase In thetts of
goods sent overseas. In one ship
ment recently .goods valued at $2.r00
were stolen between the warehouse
nd the docks. Anything to wear
or eat disappears like magic, said an
exporter, adding. "A great Impetus
seems to have 'been given to the
"knocking or habit by the war."
WOMKX'8 EMANCIPATION 111 IX,
IS RHATHX IX MKITISII HOl'SK
iLondon, July 5. The women's
emancipation hill which has been be
fore the ihouae of commons for some
time was defeated yesterday by a
vote of '100 to y.. The motion to
reject was offered by Major Waldorf
KEY TO THE WORLD
Rome, July 6. 'With the Amerl
oans In Constantinople they would
make it a greater port thau New
York," Maffeo Pantaleoni, do&n of
Italian eoonomleta, aald toduy to the
Aeeoolated Press. "The vast re
sources of Southern RuhsIu, of Ar
menia, the Ukraine, Rumania and
' pats of uVsla iMIuot must all pass
through ConsUintlnople. The riches
of that vast territory are yet un
touched and should 'proper exploita
tion be undertaken, Constantinople
would become the greatest gateway
in the world.
'Napoleon was right when he
said, 'It 1s the key to the world.'
"iAM it needs is something of that'
American organization to put it in
Us right iplace.
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lKI) IX r.KRMANV VOH RKKIt
lOoulen. July 6. A 'Muhlhausen
newepapor published recently an'ar
tlole etaitlng that 5,000,000,000 lbs.
of Parley were ued In 'Germany dur
ing the war for making beer, al
though 500,000 .persons dloa ln that
time owing to lack of proper food.
, The newspaper advocates reduction
of beer production as a 'patriotic
hty. . , ,
Salem, Ore., July 5. A requlsl
lion was today Ismied on the gover
nor of California tor the return of
"lied" Itniwrt, escaped Oregon con
vict, nd bank robber. iHuperl wat
Salem. Ore., July 5. A Tenulsl- I Ihlah II I lfllll I IlLfll I 111 .SI Jill I I 111 1 1 1 1 111 II II ll I
captured at Hrawliy, Cal.
BuIcmu, Ore., July 6. Warden
Steluer. of the, state penitentiary.
aald today that an officer will he sent
to Itrawley, Cal., to return Clyde J.
(lied) Rupert, to Salem, as soon as
Identification of the suspect held
there It com plot e. A full descrip
tion and photographs were sent to
Brswley officers yesterday. A mes
sage announcing the arrest of a man
'believed to te Itupert reached War
den Stetner yesterday, asking for an
identification and the amount of the
reward. Only1 the usual reward of
150 offered 'by the state is on Ru
Rdbnrt ;Le Ringer, who Is aald
to have recognized iRirpert on the
streets of Brswley, is a former Port
land sports editor and writer. Ru
pert was a famous Portland athlete
and Ringer's familiarity with ath
letes of 'Rupert's day Is believed to
make Identification virtually certain.
AM, FHAXCK CKIJOHRATKS
I. S. IXDEPEXDHXCK 1AY
lani, July 8. The- celebration oi
American Independence day began In
Paris with a reception to General
Pershing. Rear Admiral H. S. Knapo
and 1,600 American officers by the
municipal council at the city hall.
President 'Potnoare will review
1,000 American and 3.000 French
soldiers and sailors 1n the Place de
la Concorde July i. .j,
Throughout all France the Fourth
will be celebrated as a nollday. (Pub
lic offices and schools will he closed,
OF VOW TO POLICE
1am Angeles. July 5. .Harry 8.
New walked Into the police station
early today and said he wanted to
give himself up (or murder. He took
police officers to an automobile
standing outside and showed them
the body or iFrieda J. Iesser. aged 21
wJtom be said he bad shot outside
the oity while they were on a ride.
They had quarreled after her refusal
to marry 'him.
New told the 'police that he was
a eon of Senator Kew, of Indiana!
Washington, July 5. "Thai is a
matter I will not discuss," said Sen
ator 'New today when Informed that
a man claiming to be bis son was
held in tos Angeles on a' charge ot
J.VP8 ij.U'uXUHING MAXY 811118
Toklo, July C -(Eleven steamers
of over 1,000 tons enrh, totalling
44,94 2 tons, were launched In Japan
durttuc 'April.' The total launchlngs
this year up to the end of April num
ber 45, totalling 185,271 tons. Ship
builders 'plan to launch a total of
aiuout 400,000 tons this year.
MIEXtH RUNNER WINS;
YANKS TAKE HIGH JUMP
Pershing Stadluin, July 5. Ver
meulen, ot France, won the 16,000
motor modified Marathon race. Fred
Faller, of Boston, was second and
Heuet, of France, was third. The
time was 5 minutes, 11 seconds.
Clinton Ibarsen, of 'American Fork,
Utah, won the final of the high Jump
at a belpsht of 1.8643 .merera.' JErlt
Temtpeton, of Downey, Cal.,. and to
cat, of France, tied for second?
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V.Xhh VOll RAA'K STATEMENTS
Washington, July 6. The comp
troller of currency today Issued a
call for the condition of national
banks at the close of business June
Thousands Sizzle in Sweltering Heat With Thermometer
at 122 to Witness . Defeat of Former Champion
Jess Willard -Half of Seats Are Not Filled
Toledo, Ohio. Jsly 6. The con
troversy still rsKes today over the
sensational defeat of Jess Willard by
Jk Oempsey yesterday. Uncertain
ty regarding the situation at the end
of the first round when Dempsey
left the ring believing he bad scored
a knockout, furnished unlimited ma
terial for argument.
So weak was the sound ot the bell
and so great the uproar that Referee
Pecord failed to hear the gong an
nouncing the end. of the round and
continued the count over Willard as
he sat on the floor, although the
timekeeper ordered the bell when
Peoord's arm was falling for the
seventh time. The referee then no
tified Dempsey he .had won and
Dempsey was well on his war to the
dressing room When Pecord discover
ed Ms error and had him 'brought
The question of when Dempsey
actually won was placed before sev
eral veteran ring officials today and
the concensus of opinion wss that
Dempsey bad won tn th htrA
Wtltard'e seconds tossed a towel In
the ring before the bell rang for the
start of the fourth round.
Toledo, Ohio, July 5. Jess Wil
lard and Jack iDempsey met ' here
i.vesterday afternoon in their schedu
led. 12-round boxing match for the
heavyweight championship of the
world. The 80.000 seats of the are
na were little more than half filled.
The first actual, sign that the big
event of the day Impended came
when workmen tossed a uew mat In
to the ring to replace the one some
what damaged by the preliminaries
and by an exhibition of bayonet, pis
tol and knife practice by soldier ex
perts, with iMaJor Anthony J. Brexni
Blddle, iho was also one of the
Judges ot the championship.
Ths thermometer stood at 115 de
grees, but a puffy breexe save occa
sional slight reHef. -
Dempsey was the first to enter the
ring. 'He chose the born or with the
kun at his back. Big Bill Tate, the
sparring partner, kept the sun off
the challenger with an umbrella.
Willard came Into the ring a min
ute later. The champion was also
protected from the biasing sun by a
mg umbrella, Willard was seconri.
ed by Walter Mnnah&'n Tl r-.vn
Jack iHempel and IRay O. Archer, his
Manager Jack Kearna -vu. i
charge In Dempsey's corner. He was
assisted by Jock Malone, Jamaica
Kid, "Denver" Jack Dver. rim r.
and Trainer Jimmy DelForest. Arch
er examined the bandages on Demp
sey's bands and watched Manager
Circuit Court Judge IF. M. Calkins
has decided the case of Van iBuskirk
vs. Messenger, a case In the circuit
court of this county (involving the
right to the water In Deer creek,
Van IBuBklrk claiming that'A'lesseu
ger did not require the full capa
city of ills ditch for Irrigation of his
lands, while Messenger oontended
that he ihad such rlirht anil thaf a
decree In 1898 decided the question.
The court rifles with the defendant.
Clarence Messenger and sustains bis
right to the use of all water of Deer
oreek to the full carrying capacity
or bis ditch. O. S..' Blanchard and
James T. Chlnnock appear for Jles-
pn cat Ami TT n rrnA - i-
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w - - i i m i m
Kearna Us on the gloves. Deforest
went to Wlllard's corner to inspect
the bandage and tape and watobed
the gloves being tied on bis bands.
After pictures were made Pecord
discussed the rules with them and
they shook bands and returned to
their corners. ',
The officials were announced at 4
o'clock. OHie Pecord, of Toledo, the
referee, nervously chewed gum while
waiting for the boxers to get ready.
They were called Into the center of
the ring at 4 : 07 to face a battery of
Willard landed the first Wow, a
tight left to the head. The cham
pion landed a right and left to the
head. Dempsey booked a left to
Wlllard's stomach. (Dempsey missed
a left and light to the bead. Willard
snapped a left to the Jaw. Dempsey.
knocked 'Willard down with a right
to the Jaw. twice. The champion took
a count of six each time and when
he got up Dempsey knocked him
down with left and right to the Jaw.
The challenger tore Into him and
knocked him down for the fourth
time, flooring him with rights and
lefts to the chin
Dempsey rushed Willard in his
corner, pounding his Jaw with riehts
and lefts. The chamnion's
was closing from the "blows Demo-
sey landed. Dempsey walked around
willard carefully, measuring him
with rights and left to the Jaw. Wil
iara seemed dated. Demosev nut
three lefts to the bad eye. Willard
landed a feeble uppercut. Wlllard's
eye was rapidly closing. DamiMev
had to be called 'back into the ring
for the second round because be
thought he bad won the flht. Wil.
ra staggered to his corner at the
end ot the second round.
Dempsey bft Willard twice with
lefts to the Jaw. Dempsey sent right
to Jaw and left to body. Dempey
peppering lefts to Wlllard's Jaw
without return. Dempsey . backed
the champion to the rones and ham.
mered bim with lefts and rights to
to the Jaw and body. Dempsey hit a
right and deft to the head uul
the Wood streaming from the cham
pions mouth. Willard landed a
stinging upperont to DemrmT- 1.V
and Dennpsey retaliated with a left
to the Jaw. Dempsey hit the cham
pion with right and left to th t.
as the bell rang.
Wlllard's seconds threw a towel
Into the ring at the end of the Mit
round, thereby sarins' ia hmnir..
- p ---' vmui)vu
from the knockout and terrible beat
ing tnat was sure to come. t
Halifax Nova Scotia, July 5. The
dirigible IR-34, as reported todav was
at the outh end of the Bay of Fun
day, fighting head winds and with
fuel running low. She was out of
her course, due to heavy fogs.
'Halifax, July 5. The giant Hanly
Pa&e airplane "Atlantic" under the
command of Vice Admiral Kerr,
which left Grace harbor, N. F., yes
terday for Atlantic City, was Torced
by engine trouble to descend in ih
streets of iParrsboro this morning.
u.u.King iiseii to sucn en extent as
to require extensive repairs.
.'Washington. July 5. Tm da..
troyers were today ordered to the
oay or t'undy to give aid to the dir
igible R-84 if required. '
Paris, July S. Germany has Indi
cated a desire to begin immediate
compliance with the peace treaty
terms regarding reparations. A re
quest for oral conferences by Ger
man economic experts with allied ex
erts has been granted, the confer
ences to begin next week,
CHEVROLET 18 KING OF
Tacoma, July 6. T acorn a has Its
hat off to three heroes, Louis Chev
rolet. Captain Eddie Rickenbacker
and Jack Dempsey. . To Chevrolet
first, for bis stout-hearted ace ot
many automobile racinc duels, won
two first and one third places and
the speed championship of the north
west la the automobile races at the
lacoma speedway yesterday after
noon. In a Fronteac, a' racing car
or nis own design, de defeated a
field of five of the fastest drivers
In the world. The other folir were
Mulfbrd, who also drove a Frontenac.
Cliff Durant, In a Chevrolet special.
Eddie Hearne In a Durant special
and Carlo llesta in a car he called
his (Resta special.
Chevrolet took the 80-mile race.
main event of the day.' at an aver
age speed of 97.2 mites per hour and
the 60-mile race at an average speed
of 98.S miles er hour.
He finished third in the first race.
a 40-mile event, in which Ralph
Mulford set the record time for this
track of 24 'minutes 2 and 4-5 sec
onds, averaging a fraction more than
100 milea per hour.
One other record was broken and
vsuarruiei uia k. tie set a new
northwest mark (or one Ian bv rlr.
cling the 2 -mile track in 109 seconds
flat, or 108 miles per hour.
The Telephone strike situation has
no tearing on local conditions there
are no quitters amour the local
telephone girls. One girl who had
planned to ouit on the 15th did
stop work on the openinE of the
strike, the strike hastening the sev
ering of her connections with the
Six Pickets: to fmm Pnil.t
and four from Medford and Ash
land, have ' been . operating here
but have qott and phone service is
PARIS Will. EXPAND TO ' -
, 000,000 SAYS EXPERT
iParis, July . A statistician who
had made a study ot the growth ot
the 'population of. Paris estimates
that the city, within its present lim
ns, will nave $.000,000 inhabitants
in another half century and that the
population of the department ot the
Seine, which he thinks will then be
a part of the capital, will have In
creased to 14,300,000.
1, .160,233 FRENCHMEN ltn.l.fnn
OR (MISSING IX GREAT. WAR
Paris. July 5. The French losses
in killed and aliasing on land and
sea as officially obtained up to the
date of Che armistice (November 11,
1918, amounted to 1.366.235. These
figures were given the chamber of
deputies by Deputy Louis Marin -in
a report on the disposal of the effects
ot missing men.
GETS NO RESULTS
Portland. JuIt E Th nna
swiice situation throughout Oregon
is unchanged today. The ' conolHa
t Ion board held another meeting
nore today without result.
UL.UI.U1 III I IUI1
FATAL AtTOMOMLE ACCIDENT
OCCURS FEW JULES FROM
ASH LA YD
TIMS OF AUTOS PMO
Grant Pass Citizens Helped 8wel
Crowd, While Many Enjoyed
. Quiet Fourth
Ashland with the assistance of
many thousands of southern Oregon
and northern California residences.
celebrated the Fourth and are con
tinuing the celebration over tonight.
The weather was , Ideal and the
crowds immense and accidents ' nu
merous. ; ,-'.
Hundreds of Grants Pass people '
were at lAshland, and It might be
said that there were hundreds of
Grants Pass automobiles ' at Ash
land. At the round op park there
were thousands ot machines and in
the evening of the Fourth In Iithia
park there was a Jam of cars which
numbered many thousands.
Grants Pass people who preferred
to have a quiet day were at River
side park, which sheltered hundreds
ot citizens. Many others were camp
ed along the banks of ftogua river
or enjoyed family picnics In shady
SPOt. . -..j- ,' . - ; r.
Early"'; Friday '-"morning . Charles
Davis, 30 yeats olid, a "squaw man"
from. Klamath Indian reservation.
was instantly killed when the ear in
which he was a passenger overturned
on the Pacific highway a few miles
south of Med ford. , ..',., .
C .R. Williams, of Klamath Falls,
owner and driver of the car, Mrs.
Kate Crowley and Miss Sylvia Crow
ley,' mother-in-law and alater-in-law
ot Davis, and Mrs. AUha Davis, bia
wife, were all painfully Injured, but
with the exception of Miss Crowlej-
aTe expected to recover. The latter
suffered Internal injuries and phy
sicians say she will not be out of
danger for 24 hours, ' ;
(According to Mrs. Crowleyi they
were driving from Ashland to Med
ford when a car suddenly passed
and cut 1a Just ahead. To avoid
collision 'Williams turned off the
pavement and 1n ; the excitement
stepped on the accelerator instead ef
the 'brake. The car shot across the
ditch at the side of the road and
turned completely over.
A t?lrl who had been 'burned by
gasoline the 3rd at Ashland, died
the morning of the Fourth.
ITERS ARE FIRED ON
Florence, Italy, July 5. Disorders
in Florence are increasing and the
raneackinar of (Anna la xliiaannud
Carbines tired on the crowds today
and one Is reported killed. ; Twenty
were hurt in riots. . - .
Florence, Italy, July 5. Serious
riots occurred here yesterday In pro
test against the high cost of living..
Mobs sacked several shops. , At the
gates of the city rioters held up
merchants coming in with their pro
duce and fixed their own prices.
The mobs backed camions ud to
the entrances of the stores and load
ed the verlcles with foodstuffs. Then
the camions were whirled to strike
headquarters, where the provisions,
were distributed.' Only food stores
were looted. "
During the afternoon crowds of
strikers Congregated In the plaza
Victor Emmanuel, but were dispers
ed .by police and carabineers. . It
was necessary ifor the carabineers to
oharge the crowds several times be
fore the square was cleared and
many arrests were made.