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HAVE NO FEAR
OF THE JAPS
MAXIMO KAliAW MAKIX I'LRA
fok indkpkndkm k of
T TAKE IT AS A GIFT
ltlllplno Would Never Submit to
Koroma Subject of Jwa, a Xa
Washington, July 8. "Japau will
gobble you. tip." That I the erpren
lon of many Amerin 'when they
hear the Filipino plea (or indepen
dence, say Maklno M. Kalaw, ecre
tary or th.Phlllil4n mlwlon. flume
of those who sincerely desire to com
ply wKh our wtohes see the perter
of a Jalmnesa empire awaiting the
withdrawal or iAmerioan sovereignty
to grab the Island.
Now nation cralia another terri
tory, first, because alie want It: ami,
second, beoaiiM It wHI benefit her.
Responsible Japanese officiate have
time and again tald that they do not
want the Philippine. Dr. tyeoaiea.
one of Japan'a moat active publicity
agents la the ITntted States, one aald
thai Japan would not aorept the
Philippine even as gift. "Unless
that gift ahould foe accompanied not
by 120.000,000, the sum you rave
to Spain, but a round billion of dol
lar to fee expended tar the educa
Jlm and development of the Fill,
plnos. Japan would surely decline
your offer. Japan haa no use for the
Phllrtplne for colonisation
because Its llmte Is as unfitted to
us for that purpose as It Is tor you.
Our experience in Formosa bna con
vinced us or that."
Many Japanese believe that with
Korea, Manchuria and Formosa. Jap
an I sufficiently occupied with terri
torial dominions, and that la the
long run It would be more advan
tageous for her to adopt policy of
righteousness and fair dealing with
all nations than to seek new fields
f conquest. An assurance to that
effect would greatly atrengthen her
friendship with the allies and, con
sequently, Iher own credit abroad.
'And Japan knows thut to attempt to
take the (Philippines aAcr tfaa United
Btato had set them up as a repub
lic, and had bo proclaimed before the
world, would be viewed. n America
n hostile act and a direct chal
lenge to the United Stales.
(Continued on Pare I)
v HAVVKI JtKliKAHKO
-f Chicago, July S.ritonds tor
the rotase or William ID. Hay-
wood, 1. V. W. lender, lhave
bocn approved. ! la to be re-
leased pending an anpeal,
10 l'EH HUNDRED FOK
HOOH OV CinCAflO MAIIT
. Chicago, July 8. After breaking
the high price record three times last
week, the liog market yesterday con
tinued Ha upward course. New top
tjuotaJMons were estaibdlehed at
122.40 a. hundred weight.
OEIfSEY KNOCKED THE
DOWN 7 TIES
Tolodo, Ohio, July 8. The motion
pdoturea exlhlbked privately to Tex
lUckard and a party of friends has
removed all doubt concerning the
number of knockdowns by Dentpsey
In the first round. Jess WHlard was
knocked down seven .times.,
Concessionaries who expected ' to
realp a harvest at the fight lost heav
ily on peanuts, and lemonade, trans
portation and dormitory chemes.
lnui, founded to lIf by llorhe
Hammering, Emerging From
Ashe and Tula on Life
Parla, July liens, the moat
thoroughly devastated town or the
war, la ahowlnf signs of revival.
When the (Associated Press corre
spondent vlaUed thla eratwhlle buay
ooal miaisw ewwtair of tw department
or the iPaa de Calais early thla year,
It looked aa though a wet of riant
sledgehammer had pounded the
whole place to atoms. To the wnt
or it Ilea the grim battlefield or'Looa.
which ha the curlotm appearance or
a petrlNed ana. The aoll haa been
plowed wp In an extraordinary man
nor oy moumtnuii of poisonous ga
bomb, wnloh have tinned the spans
vegetation an unhealthy fray
Before the war Lens had 30.000
Inhabitant. When the correaoon
dent vlalted the locality In Its at ate
oi uopeiea desolation, there were
only three aturdy opt! mints left, who
led rave men' existence among the
ruin. Their neareet point to set
food waa Tiully-Grenay. 10 mtloa dis
tant, and there waa no transporta'-
Things iliave been mending aluce.
Today, about 3,000 of the exiled in
habitant have returned. They are
boused In corrugated Iron hutmenta
formerly used by the 'British armr.
The cleaning up or the place, begun
by Chinese and German prisoner
worn squaas, is taking on more
aj.eed. The approaches have been
laid bare to oeMars and- undenrround
belter which have (been
uy homeleae "house hunters." Even
building of a sort la going on; the
nraterlail used being such odd 'bits or
wood, atone and Iron aa were still
serviceable in the huge rubbish heap
that once was ITien.
Portland. July 8. 'Atter flying
from The IDaUes to Portland In 62
minutes, Ueutenant iKetters, pilot of
a Mather Field airplane tourinir the
'Northwest, arrived at 8:80 today
and left 40 minutes later ror Eurene.
"He exuecta to reach Sacramento to
night, ibut msy make other stops In
Euflone, Ore.. Jirfy 8. Lieutenant
Fetters arrived here t 10:30 and
lrt one-half hmir later for the south.
OFFICIAL HERE 18TH
Dr. AV. V. Davis, u representative
cf tha federal 'board for vocational
education will 'be In Grants 'Pass on
Friday, July 18. from 8 a. un. untU
2:40 p. m. It Is to the Interest or
any discharged disabled soldier or
sailor to arranged to meet (Dr. iDavis
ai the U. S. recruiting office on thle
occasion. Mrs. iMosa. of the home
service aectlon or the (Red Cross win
ibel glad to furnish Information, or to
make ftpolntments for those Inter
ested. 'Munich. July 8. Pive hundred
and fifty seven .persons were killed
In street fighting during the Com
m'unlnt Insurrection from lAnrli 30
to May 8. The casualty lists report
that 38 government troops, 185 Bed
Guard troops and 377 civilians were
killed and 303 wounded. One hun
dred nd eighty six were executed.
of which 42 were insurgenlts and 144
WENDING WAY SOUTH
557 MET DEATH DURING
IWtAXlVi AH FAL8K THE REPORTS
THAT UK HAS TENDERED HIM
ItKSIOXATlOX TO WfLBOX
LEADERS TURN DO! OFFER
I'roNidfiit, or NecrKa ry of Labor Wll
mib May Attemt to Settle Strike.
Pll Huy at ClUcago
Wajthlniston, July 8.' Pomououer
Ceneral Burleson today declared
that there waa no foundation for the
report that he bad sent his reslma-
tlon to President Wilson.
San Franoiaco. July 8. The tele
phone strikers wUl be asked to naas
tonight on a proposal by U C. Gra-
aer, international vice-oresldent at
the "Brotherhood of Electrical Work
ers, that they submit their griev
ance to mediation of men maA
by President Wilson or Secretary of
Postmaster General Burleson's
proposal for arbitration by the wire
control boad met with no approval
from the strike ieaders.
Chicago. July 8. Tha first di
turbanee growing ont of the labor
trike July 1 aa a orotest "arain.t tbe
conviction or Mooney and Billings in
n Franiisro occurred vmterriuv
when 100 policemen were called to
disperse a crowd of 700 which was
distributing strike handbills in front
or north side factory.
When called upon to disperse the
crowd threw etones and broke
number of window In the building
Several arrests were made. Only
fw thousand workmen. H 4s said,
Joined the "peaoeful Mooner and
Hillings strike" in Chicago.
DRIFT DAM IN PROGRESS
A tor e or workmen Is busy at the
Golden Drift dam and have 'been for
the past week putting in a system of
crib work for the purpose of divert
ing the iwater of the river from the
Part of the dam which waa blown
out a year or more ago by the flab
commission, and turning it over the
spillway. When this false work Is
completed repair work on the dam
proper will 'be commenced. It is an
nounced by Kngineer Sprout, who
has the work In charge.
While the water ror some month-
past haa been finding its way
through the timber work or the
power house, the foundation of the
dam, aays Mr. Btprout, is solid and
there is no iposelblllty of It going out.
Ae to the report In the Medford
Tribune that fish are not finding
they way through the dam. Engl-'
neer Sprout says there Is no truth.
a there la mo obstruction whatever
to the fish t .present. Mr. Snro'ut
saya that daily observations show
that fish are going through In the
usual manner. From tha time
the completion of the crib until the
water rises aufficlently to reach the
nan ladders there will be an ob
struction but it will- continue for
only a day or two.
'Mr. Soreneon, representative of
Mr. Fauvre. states that all matter
(preliminary to the Irrigation of the
nomn side by gravity have been
threshed out and the contractu are
In the hands of attorneys represent
ing both the 'company and the land
owners and when these are signed
mere will ibe no further bar to Irri
Oolurribiis, Ohio, July 8. The Wil-
lard-Demipsey fight pictures will not
be exhibited in Ohio. The state cen
sor today officially rejected the plc-
luree as -being unfit to be exhibited
I 1 - - " - ,
HE HAS QUIT
REPAIR!! AT GOLDEN
WKATHEK MAX ADVISE8 CKKW
TO "LAV OVER" FOK 48
DAMAGED ENGINES REPAIRED
Thirty Men and Stowaway Made
3,000 Mile Trip; Five 250.Hore
power Fnglaea Are I'sed
Washington, July 8. A delay or
48 foour In the start of the' return
flight or the R-34 to recommended
In the weather forecast by the nary
Mlneola. July 8. Repairs to the
engines of the R-34 will be complet
ed tonight Windy weather yester
day prevented repairs. The start on
the return trip will be made at day
light tomorrow. If the weather la
Mlisola, N. T.. July 8. The R-34
rettnY atart lias 'been delayed 15 to
24 Wjurs from tomorrow morning.
Statistics Concerning R-34
Vim of flight, 4 day. 1 2 hour.
JtDlatanoe. East Fortune to Mlneola,
2.; 6 5. nautical urtea.. R.-34's course
wi 3,000 miles. ' '
4n on board, SO.
Cipmmander, Major G. H. Scott
A. F. C. 1 '
Navigator. Captain G. G. H.
Cooke. D. S. C.
Length over all, 639.5 feet.
Diameter of gas bag, 78.9 feet.
C-as capacity, 2,000,000 cubic feet
GaSoIlne capacity, 8,000 gallons.
Motive power, five 250-borsepower
'Maximum speed, 66 knots an hour.
Cruising radius. 4,900 miles.
Weight. 30 tons.
Other Historic Trann-Atlnntic Trips
1492 Columbus. .Paloa to Salva
dor. 37 day. .
1819 S. S. Savannah. Savannah
to Liverpool, 27 dafrs.
1910 a S. Olauretania. Queens-
town to New York, 4 days, 10 hours,
May. 1919 NO-4. Rockawav to
Plymouth, 2 days, 6 hours. 17 min
utes. June, 1919 Vickera lane.' 8t.
Johns to CMfden, 16 bonrg. 20 min
PLANNED ON THE REDS
Washington, July 8. (Definite In
formation that the bolshevik authori
ties are planning to evacuate Petro
igrad has Ibeen .received "here, official
ly. Some of the elements of the gov
ernment are Raid to have violently
opiosed the decision to quit the cap
ital. iPaTls. July 8. Approval of a plan
for a concerted attack on iPetrograd
by the Finnish troops and forces of
the Kolobak government at Omsk
was given today by the council of
DENVER TIED UP TIGHT
BY STREET CAR STRIKE
Denver, Colo., July 8. Street car
service here Tias been paralyzed by
the strike or 1200 employes,-following
a reduction of wages. The tieup
is complete. The employes demand
more pay and recognition of their
BIG FLEET WILL
Haat FranclMo JoMlaat Over Coming
of 200 Vessel, With, Personnel
of 25,000 Men .
San Francisco, July 8. The com
ing of the Pacific fleet is hailed With
pleasure throughout the coast aa the
harbinger of many changes, eco
nomic and otiMTWia. Taw deetekm
of the TJnited States navy depart
ment, to maintain two equal fleets
means that approximately 200 ves
sels at all size will compose tha Pa
cific fleet, with a personnel of 25,
While no accurate flrures are ob
tainable, It to pointed out that the
money apent at Pacific uort for the
maintenance of these ship end men
win mount to millions a' week, and
the resultant return to the varloii
industries which will contribute to
this maintenance wilt Ibe no incon
siderable ran. Scarcely anv kind of
a selling concern will be overlooked,
irm cui yra io cne rrurter.
TRIAL r?r LOXDOX 4
Paris, July 8. The agree-
ment by the allied council for -f
4- the former kaiser to ibe tried In
London was tacit, but to regard-
ed as binding. Premier Idovd 4
George suggested ILondon aa
the place to hold the trial, and
4 none objected.
GOLD RAY THAN AMENT
Regarding complaint made to the
euue Tisn and game commission
about so-called bad conditions at the
Anient dam,- and the commission at
IU meeting ' last week ordering the
state warden and southern Oregon
deputies to remove the obstruction
and clear the river so that the fish
can ascend the stream, Deouty Fish
and Game Warden Dailey today said
that conditions were not 'bad at the
dam, that the fish have been comins;
through the dam in good shape and
that there were nun iffoh n ilia
Gold Hay dam than at the ' Ament
dam. Mt. Dailey eald that he and
Deputy Walker had been waHchinK
the Ament dam situation closely for
some time. 'Medford Tribune.
HOrSB FAVORS MLMMMATR
Washington, July 8. The house
'by a vote of 235 to 59 adopted a
resolution for the immediate ' con-
sideratlon of. prohibition enforcement
legislation s recommended bv ' the
judiciary committee. Debate is lim
ited to 12 hours.
$25 BEFORE HOLMAN
State Fire Warden Hoxle arrested
T. Frolic of Kerby, acueed of setting
out a fire, and brought ihlm before
Justice of the Peace Molman this
morning. Mr. Frollo plead guilty
and was fined $25 and costs. He
cut a bee tree on lands not his own,
set fire to the top, and left the fire
without completely extinguishing It.
Since the fire was the result of care
lessness rather than malice the min
imum fine of 325 was imposed. The
maximum fine provided by law for
eudh offenses Is $500.' Imprisonment
for from ten days to three months
may also ibe imposed, for such viola
tions of the state fire law.
State Fire Warden Hoxle states
that in view of the numerous fires
due to carelessness In the (past years
the state can no longer afford to be
lenient with people who carelesslsy
set fires and that it to bis intention
to prosecute vigorously every such
TO SETTEE BIG
(I&DEKAIj I-VACTON BLAMED FOR
SITVATIOX AXD COXCIIJATlOJr
BOARD GIVES IT .
SERVICE IS GETTING WORSE'
Woodward Says Fault of Walkoat
lies in' Washlngtoa; Strikers' .
Boaiaes Agent Discouraged
It la not within the realm of tha Un
manly possible for the Oregon strike
conciliation board to bring jelief to
Portland and the state from the tie
up canned by the walkout of tele
phone operators and electrical work
ers, aays today's Oregonlan. That
fact was established yesterday at tb
closing session of the board, held Is
the Central library naH.
Eight hundred miles to the south
ward, or 4,000 miles to the eastward,
are located the powers that alona
oan adjust the differences that
brought the walkout Without even
a recommendation to these powers,
members of the board adjourn ed
shortly after 6 o'clock last evening,
making no announcement aa to fu
ture sessions, but with m feeling that,
even though relief oonld not be ob
tained for the public, something had
been accomplished throngh the tfcor
ongh discussion -of questions partala
ing to tha strike. .; . 7
"Talk, Lonrry, talk," dramatically
exclaimed W. F. Woodward, chair
man of the board, after he bad ask
ed the business agent of the elec
trical workers' union if the men
would be wilHng to return to work
pending a settlement of differences
based upon a schedule already offer
ed Dy the Pacific Telephone V Tata-
graph company. The witness, T. C
Uowry, hesitated before rivin- W .
"We're not getting a 95 er cent
telephone service," declared Mr.
Woodward, "and . we're not gettlnc
an 85 per cent service, in spite of
statements to the contrary. We
might sit here ail day and talk on
these matters without getting any-
wnere. I have boiled for the com
pany during this hearing: I have
boiled for the operators, and I have
boiled for the electrical workers.
'TBack In Washington aits a man
who' Is not doing bis duty. The war
is over and we can sneak nlnlnW
Industries are closed; people cent
get a doctor by telephone to attend
their sick; they ant telephone for
medicines. It's a downright shame.
I don't know what I wouldn't give
If this board could arrive at a oolnt
with you men wbers service might
be restored pending an adjustment."
AND OTHER "HIGH UPS"
New York. July 8. The George
Washington, convoyed iby destroyem.
approached the barbor at 10 o'clock
today. 'Labor leaders, headed by
Samuel Compere, were among the
welcoming party which went down
the bay to meet tbe president
Escorted by a fleet of warships.
the George Washington passed quar
antine end moved into tbe harbor at
1:30. Vice President and Mrs. Mar
shall, Secretary of tbe Navy and Mrs.
Daniels, and other members of the
cabinet, besides many congressmen
and senators, went to meet the trans
port. ' '
New York. July 8. President Wil
son stepped from 'the gangolank of
the transport .upon 'American soil at
the HamburgJAmerlean line pier at
Hoboken at 3:22. He was preceded
by 'Mrs. Wilson and Mia Monro rot
who crossed witb him. and y his
two other daughters iwho had rushed
aboard tha ship to greet bim.