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VOL. IX., No. VI It. r v
GIlAVTt PASS, JOSEPHINE COUHTT, OREGON, 8ATLKDAV, JILV 155, 1010.
WHOLK Kl-MBIS X71S.
VKTOKM AfiHUTLTlliAL HILL
HKOAl'HK IT HAH I'ltOVIMION
KILLINU PET ME.UilltE
SUNORV CIVIL Bill KNIFED
1mJiim It Would Nullify lni-Me of
Vocational Education) ltcpiilill
ruit Plan Investigation
Washington. July 12. H'roIdent
Wilson vetoed the agricultural bill
todpy tUM of the provision Re
pealing the daylight avln law, He
loo vetoed the sundry civil dill, ex
plaining thJ he did o.''beeause of
certain Items In the bill which seem
likely to be of moat serious conse
qunnees." The president said the repeal of
daylight saving would Iks very
treat Inconvenience to the country
and, would Involve a serious eco
nomic low. lite declared (bat the
sundry clrll bill would nullify the
whole' purpose of vocational educa
tion and rehabilitation 1)111 -which be
signed today and retard work of re
storing aoldlera to useful, contented
Washington. July 1 1. 'Republi
can loader In the house today agreed
In an Investigation of appropriation
and expenses of the shipping board
and Emergency Tieet corporation. It
1 reported that 'Representative
Walsh of Massachusetts will Intro
duce a resolution today for the ap
pointment of a spscla committee of
Ix member to conduct the Inquiry.
IS LOST ON ENGLISH
tendon, July 12. The English
people like American photoplays but
they do not like the sub-titles when
slang In used.
A well-known Jjondon critic' has
.raised a new American (Urn pro
duced here but In. rather severe on
the captions. Ille could not under
stand iwhat a "honehead" meant, a
"boot)" won completely beyond him
and ''bring bnck the bacon" he con
sidered Impossible from any view
point. , . , .
Aside from the ,word , "noma"
which has been taken up as an ad
jective by Londoners, Americans In
England still have a monopoly on
WNHIIKACV T1UAL ' -
. NMIUXU AN KNI
f Jaok'son, July 12. The de-
tense completed 'Its case In the
4- conspiracy trial of i. C. Town- 4
4- Icy and Joseph Ollbeaj, non-par- 4
4 tlsan league leaders charged 4
4- with conspiracy. ...The defense 4
-f Mked that Townlejr be- permit- 4
4 ted tq make part of, hla address 4
V to the Jury, (but the attorneys 4
4 for the state protested against 4
4 hla being allowed to address7 '4
the Jury. 4
' GUILTY OF CHARGE
Portland, Ore., July 12. Jerome
Mann, former cashier of the 'Llnnton
bank, was found not guilty today of
misapplying $123,000 of the 'bank's
funds In connection with the J. Al
IPattlBon Lumber company,
U. S.TO HAVE TWO
GREAT AIR SHIPS
Hangars Will foot :tVM),CHH); 'le
wn TyH Airship to Cot $-',-.VKl.lMHI;
iMtttrr Than It-lit '
Washington. July 12. Acting un
der specific authority granted Jo the
new naval appropriation blll.t ,lhe
navy department moon will start e
struotlon on two of the jajgest d
iKlble hangara In the world. Hear
Admirals Taylor an1 Parks, heads of
the bureaus of construction and re
pairs and yard and docks, respec
tively, today had Instruction to
apeed up 'the preparation of the
working Tlinn. aa an expenditure of
about 13.500.000 for two lhangars to
house flyln ginaclilne of the Zeppe
lin type Jia Ibeen authorized. They
will be located on the seaboard, -prob
ably In New Jersey, and possibly on
the same site. ,
Ground area necessary for the con
struction of a double hangar will lie
about one square mile. Each hangar
will be about 800 feet long. 2G0 feet
wide and from 150 to 200 feet high,
tt Is probable that all ateel construc
tion will be used and officials esti
mate that from six to eight month
will 1e needed for their erection.
Provision for the purchase aboard
of a Zeppelin trite" airship at a cost
not to exceed I2.S00.000 Is made In
the naval bill, and the construction
In this country of a similar machine
at a cost of S1.SOO.000. It Is prob
able that the machine purchased
abroad will be of the iBrhlsh iR-34
model although larger. It probably
wHI be flown to this country hy an
American crew, the only other al
ternative being to attempt to tow It
by cables made fast to a ship. Ne
gotiations looking to the. purchase
have already 4een entered Into with
foreign nations. . '
rholn hr American Pram AMoelatloa.
VyiH-IAM JENNINGS RYAN.
OppoNca plan for the InlWd States
to go to the aid of France In case
that country la attacked by tier
many; believe such agreement
- would defeat -real purpose of Ukb
' league of nation.
, Toledo, Ohio, July 12, Disagree,
ment between Oliver Pecord, ret-
eree,' and W. Warren (Barter, time.
keeper of the WlHard-iDempeey fight,
'became. .Known wnen . record . an
nounced having .red yed . ti . letter
Cram Barber declaring the . bout
onded In the fourth round. Barber
dcolared that the. 'bell rang; for the
fourth round 'before the towel was
thrown Into the ring as a token of
defeat. Pecord had deolared official
ly that the round ended In the third,
that he 'heard no toll, and that he
will stick to hla original ruling.
KOKMKll OOMM1SSIOXEII ,
,' ; OF FBAXCK PASSES
, ParlB, July 12.-Edouard De Bil
ly, 'formerly deputy high commis
sioner of France In the" United States
died suddenly here today.
JUST CLAIMS .
AIMUMKNTM hXHl IMXsSKVKIT
IUMO WI.NH AI'ltOVAL OK HO.
UiSH; $2WM,(XM Kl'XO
PARTOF OREGON Jl WILDERNESS
Antliur of IUII TclU How Heven
(Vmnlie Are N'Utel and $3a0,
MMI.(MM Withheld lin Taxea
Washington, July 1 2. Advocate
of the Kooeevelt military highway on
the Oregon coast made a strong case
In their appeal to the house roads
committee today for a favorable re
port ou the Hawley bill, authorizing
an appropriation of 12,600,000 to
match an equal amount voted by the
people of Oregon for building the
The hearing afforded remark
able and Interesting exhibition of
the effectiveness of sound argument.
It was evident when Representative
llawley arose to address the commit'
tee that there was much antagonism
to the general proiMMltion of appro
priating money for such a purpose,
on the theory that every one of the
48 states would have Just aa valid
a claim for a,' like appropriation. This
antagonism came from Jtepreeenta-
tlve Dunn, chairman of the commit
tee, end other, members, and was
manifested oy one member of the
committee to the point of ferueque-
ness. but the change vaa Instantan
eoua when S. F. Jones, of Toledo,
Ore., author of Jbe iRoosevelt high'
way till paused by the Oregon legl
lature, got down to the Important
facta of the argument.
(Mr. Jones looking frail and still
showing the marks of an Illness from
Influent,' which left ' his ' searing
slightly dulled, showed some of the
qualities of an evangelist tefore he
had proceeded far in his argument.
The attitude of the committee chang
ed i rapidly as he pointed out how
Oregon's right to ask something
from the 1,'n It ed States Is different
from the rights of some other stales
The members of the committee
warmed up to him aa he told how
the area of the seven counties in
western Oregon, which this road
would connect. Is more than halt
withheld from the state tax rolls by
the federal government as forest re.
serves, Indian reservations, national
parks and monuments.
He said further that the lands
withheld In this way by the govern
ment In Oregon, It released, would
add $350,000,000 to the taxable pro
perty of the" state. Forty-three
years residence In Oregon, he said
he "believed, qualified him to speak
for that country, v . ;
' IParls. July 12. The Italian dele
gatton .has sent a note to the peace
conference, asking that Italy be
given a concession at Tien Tsln.
' i ri-K!
$50,000 PAID FOR
JOSEPHINE CO. MINE
A mining deal involving a mi
chase price of $50,000 iwas closed
and tiled In the county clerk's of
fice on Thursday. The sale Includes
a group of claim In the Grave creek
unorganized , mining , district and
were conveyed oy I IM. Weckler, F.
P.l Nourse. U W. Beach and John
IMalonev tn thn IntnrnaMnnsl Cnnn,
vompajiyJ an Arizona corporation.
Toe terms of the sale required
cash payment of $21000, with $3,000
payaJble In October, 1919, $5,000
payaible January 8, 1920. and $5,000
payable every three months until the
entire amount ot the purchase price
Is paid, the transaction to 'be com
pleted January 8, 1922.
- IN BIG STEAL
K. A. UOW8KV; HPKCIAL agkst.
1.X1'!1 lKAI IIKKOKK TI H.V
' IXO IV EVIDENCE
SEATTLE MEN ARE SUSPECTED
llelieved Murdered Man Hwl HnITi-
rlent IVitlence to Head Many
Iflgh-Vps to Penitentiary
Seattle. Wash., July 12. Convinc
ed that F. A, Dowsey, whose body
was found on the morning of May
2 in a washroom on the fourth floor
of the Securities building, was mur
dered at the Instigation of local bus
iness men whose connection with a
fraud afcalnst the VnHed States gov
ernment Involving mUHons of dollars
he was Investigating, expert govern
ment criminologists are in Seattle
probing the circumstances of the
man's death. It became known today.
The probe was Initiated at the re
quest of Coroner C. C. Tiffin, who,
although he rendered a verdict of
seath from appoplexy at the time,
was suspicions that Dowsey was a
victim of foul play, because ot a jag
ged cut over the right eye, which he
at first believed to have been caused
by a,' fall.
With Information in his possession
which would have sent several inea
prominent in ' Seattle financial and
potitlcal circles to the penitentiary.
It is alleged, Dowsey was murdered
the day before he was to have filed
4 report ot his investigations to
Washington. D. C. He . was one of the
government's most trusted investi
gators, havln-g been in the service 22
years, and at one time chief of the
customs Intelligence bureau. ,, '
Federal officers here will not talk
for .publication, but say that what
bafe been learned of the plot Is true
and that promlnentSettttle men are
involved. Dowsey made reports
dally to bis home office In Washing
ton and. according to Coroner Tiffin
had In hla possession when killed
(Continued on page I.)
U3ADKR8 TO DEATH
. ' " ' -f
Constantinople, July 12.
Enver Pasha. Talaat Bey and-
f Djemel -fasha. leaders of the'
Turkish government during the
war were condemned to death
by a Turkish courtmartlal, in-
vesttgatlng the conduct of the
4 'Turkish 'government during the
'war. . -v- ;--
' Enver and bis two associates 4
f in the young Turk government
f fled from Turkey several years
ago and their whereabouts a're
uncertain. Other officials of the
government were sentenced to
15 years while some others
f were acquitted.
REV EL. GREAT RACER.
ILos Angeles, July 12. -Rey; El
Santa lAnlta, king of the turf, the
most famous racing horse in Cali
fornia ' 'history and the pride ot the
late IB. J. ViLncky", Baldwin, died re.
cently at Santa 'Anita Ranclio, near
here, the former home ot "Lucky'
now occupied by his daughter, (Mrs.
Anita Baldwin. ;
Key El, as he was familiarly
known from the "Pacific to the At
lantic In the days when horseflesh
reigned supreme, was a winner of
the American 'Derby end of countless
races throughout the country, and
Mrs. Baldwin estimated that Rey El
won more than $250,000 In purses
during his life.
LI MEN CAI JLiHT
PREulCTS THE FLU
VILL STAY 3 YEARS
ol Chicago Itiyxictaa Kays Germ
Have Not Ojilt and Will Coatiniie .
to Oat her In Victims
Portland, July 12. That little In
fluenza germ that rocked a world in
distress by attack In wave on wave
of its deadly forces, Is not won ont
or ready to rive up the ghost yet by
any manner ot means.' Although Its
greatest harvest has been reaped, it
Is still running rampant ready for
new victims and will continue Its vis
itations to castles and hovel alike for
a,t least three years to come
So predicts Dr. W. A. Evans, noted
physician ot Chicago, whose work as
health commissioner of that city
from 1907 to 1911". gained him a
reputation in the medical world tha
has gained momentum as the years
Saa Francisco, July 12. Confir
mation of reports that the native In
dian population f Bristol Bay,
Alaska, virtually was wiped out br
an epidemic of Influenza was brought
here today by the United States
cruiser Marblehead on' Ks return
from a relief expedition to the north.
According to 'Lieutenant W. R,
teahy, senior medical officer of the
espedltion, 95 per cent of a pomvla
tlon ot more than 900 .persons had
died by tbe time the expedition
reafched Bristol 'Bay. Only appro
Imatelv 50 of the Influenza. Mi, ftmr,
rs were alive when relief arrived.
Lieutenant ieahy said, and half this
number were saved..
, Rsosnt Portrait sf ths
Natisn's ChM Exeeutlva,
Vetoed the agricoltoral bill today
because It carried a provision de
feating the daylight-saving law. '
f OR NEV GAME f ARfi)
Salem, Ore., July 12. There Is
no question but that the state has a
legal. right to purchase the lleddlsh
farm in Land county for the purpose
ot China pheasant 'propagation In
Oregon. Carl .. Shoemaker, 'state
game walden. 'who is one of the de
fendants named tn the action brought
by H. IA. Molmes to restrain the offi
cials from making the Initial pay
ment Of $2,000 on the property, de
clared today. . , . ' ' . ' '
"The law is specific In this partic
ular," sajd Shoemaker, "and It not
only gives the commission the right
to control lands already in posses
slon ot the state, but clothes it with
power to purchase additional proper
ty when the same is essential to tbe
future of the game and fish Industry
ot the state: la the case at issue the
land 1s needed and there Is no doubt
In my mind but that the courts will
sustain the action of the , commis
UESEBCHDiO DEMOtlUTIC SEN
ATORS CET LITTLE IXFORMA.
TlOJf FIIOM THKUt StASTEK
BELIEVES LEAGUE SUFFICIENT
Monroe Doctrine Would Not Be Need
ed; No Way But War to Force
' Independence of Ireland
Washington, July 12 After Pres
ident Wilson had delivered his ad
dress and retired to his private room
off the senate chamber, a score or
more of democratic senators crowd
ed about him. beseeching him for ,
information to answer vital objec
tions raised against the peace treaty
by the opposition. ' t.
Thev wanted to lenow nartTpiilarlv
about Shantung, the Monroe doctrine
and the Irish question.. They had
expected him in his address literally ,
iv wuuiiumie ma vpptwuoa oasea
on these .points and he failed even
to mention them in his speech. '
They learned from the president '
that be is entirely satisfied with tbe ,
Monroe doctrine reservation, that he
a it , ... , ...
w...va wp-.u wh .i m net
tnlte date for relintinishing her con
trol of possessions; scrcb: as Shantang,
turned over to her in the Orient, and
that he considers the Irish question
a most delicate one, which the peace
conference could not touch.
President Wilson said he 'had
brought the question or the status
of the Monroe doctrine dp In the
peace conference and was more than
satisfied with the result. The action
of the conference in agreeing to "the
amendment'1 ' to' the :league covenant
was an acknowledgment ot the Mon
roe doctrine as an International un
derstanding. .'Heretofore, he pointed
out. It bad only been regarded as an
assertion ot the United States. He
c&iHBiueu mat n consiaerea me ac
tlon. of the conference to be a -ii.r-
antee of the recognition of the" doe-
trine. 'Besides, he added, the league
Itself would prevent aggression by
(Continued on. Page 2)
Portland. Ore., July 1?. Dr. Geo.
Parrlsh, city health officer,. . ' In ' a
statement today blamed the shipping '
boa,rd of the (Portland office for the
spread of scarlet fever, of which 650
cases were reported here since last
Dr. Parish says the Emergency
Fleet officials refused the health of
ficers authority Xo' vaccinate aH the
shipyard employes. The . disease
started In the shipyards., , ,
NEW AKMY DIRIGIBLE
Washington, July 12. Complet
ing a night flight from lAkron, Ohio;
the new army dirigible A-4 arrived'
at 'Washington today, - The dirigible .
left an hour later, tor Hampton, Va..
where it Is expected to arrive , at
Kangley Field late today. The aver
age speed was 26 miles an hour.
SEVEN FIREMEN LOSE
LIVES IN WAREHOUSE
Plitleilnlnhla. .Tulv ' 1 2. ftaven
firemen are reported killed and 14
others Injured In a blaze destroying
a. five-story warehouse. The victims
were plunged into the flames with
out warning, when the roof and
wajls of the building' collapsed.