I'niwrtttf of Ulnar . if ' ' " vol. ix., so, air. E TO Pl'IMOt'tt AT IIEINU EACH lKI FROM MiKJI K, KIIK IUDH KOIt IHM1IK IM.MKillANTH 5,000 AWAIT TRANSPORTATIQH Will lh Given Hmiim) Right A Other Pornlicun; Kenr That Hun Will Try to Dominate Washington, July 15. Tlio Mexl !hu government ha made a 1)1(1 fur Gorman colonists, It u learned to- . day from Mexico City advice.. A soon as it woa known that Mexico would l)o barred from the tongue of . nation, the ..Moxtcuu official began ' negotiations with a view to securing immigrant from (iorniany. A a ' mult, H l reported, 6.000 Gorman will tie welcomed to Mexican shore as aoon aa they ran find transports tlon. ' Agulrre Drlunga, ' secretary of govornacclon, la quoted aa aayliiK that German Immigrants would be granted the aame guarantees and ' faa-llttlo Klvon to other foreigner. ' It la believed, however, that fur- thr Inducementa have liwn offered ; to Germans who doalre 4o go to Me .; loo to oscape the heavy taxea In Cer- many. Senor Bcrlanfta admitted that 'Hhe Mexican government, through i Ha consulate In varloua parta of the world bas been stimulating I in migra tion. ' Hla .department haa, Just completed preparation of a hill to be ( submitted to congress proposing rad ioal ehange In the Immigration lawa. he aald. A cable report from Europe to Mexico City quoted In the advice Mid 6,000 German were plajin-iiig to 1 leave for Mexico. It waa stated of ficially In Mexico City that geueral Immigration on a large acnle, such aa ' Indicated In the cabin, would bring to Mexico iinquefltlonmble advantage. "The German aa general ruje la a Rood Immigrant." say the official Htutoment, "a they are all hard working men, devoted to Industry and commerce, and to a certain ex tent to agriculture. 7t la believed thnt this large Ger man Immigration would be beneficial 1n settling lurge areas of land at present abandoni-d. through lack of men with enough enterprise to eulM- , vato tbem. The Oormiin will be excellent Bottler In audi portions of the country and there la no doubt i that the country aa a.' whole will be ' benefitted by this class of., Intml- -' grants." , "After wm time the German will undoubtedly attempt to recover ; Tout ground," one opponent of the plan Is quoted as saying, "and if there were lnrge.eolonics of Qermans In Mexico It la not unlikely that we . would experlonce the great .difficulty that Brazil had to face In the smith." , . . , . 113 f 4 WOUIiD FLY TO JAPAX l Calgary, 'Alberta, , July 16. Cap- tain Eddie IRIckenbacher, America's j greatest "ace,", today announced r that his ambition was to be the first : to make the flight across the Pacific to Japan. 20,000 HEAD OF CATTLE FORM ONEBIGSHIPMENT i Sheridan, Wyo., July 15. Twen- ty thousand head of cattle will make up a shipment Ed. I Dana expects to make to the Omaha' market to ' morrow. Six hundred full sized cat : tie can were ordered to the little ata- ition of 'Rowley, near Mr. Dana's ' ranih where the livestock will ; e j loaded for transportation. iA oheek '.. tor (between $2,000,000 and $3,000, ' 000 will 'be received y 'Dana; In re ' turn for his troulbte. MASSACRE AT MA CHECKED BY LETTS Hwlft lHtli Into niy ITevcnt Red Criim Completing tVliolrsale Mur der of the Etluratotl Stockholm, July 15. The lives of several ttioiiaand person of the mid dle claimed at Riga were saved by the Ivotts whim they surrirUod the bol ahevikl and captured that city on May 19. There people had been hoi" as hostages (by the bolshevlkl. Tho auddvnncKs with which the Iettlnh yeomanry captured the city In a half hour rush prevented the bolshevlkl from murdering them. Only In one largo contra! -prison outHlde the city where tho ietti were ten minute late did the Ibolahcvlkl have time to kill more than 100 educuted iperaona. This Information baa been 'brought here by Hans Fracnekol, who has re turned to Stockholm from an adven turous trly to Itlga In a motor moat to rest'tie some of his friends. Frsn ckel saved 13 porsona and brought them with him to Stockholm. Ho aald the altuation at Riga was worse than any description could pic ture. Famine had paralysed every thing and the Inhabitants looked like shadows. Tracos of the terror that had converted Illga Into a real In ferno were to 'be seen everywhere? Corpses wer lying In the streets. ITAUANS WANT SOVIET Roms, July 15. Striko dlaorders occurred at various places In Italy yesterday,. At Lucera eight tisrsous were killed nd 30 wounded. Near Cieneoa two ajiarrhlsts were killed In a fight with iCarablnerl. A general strike Ibegan at Caltan isaotta. Sicily. People marched through the 'street crying "Vive so vls" and forced dealers In food stuffs and other necessities to re due their price 50 per cent. HTRIKI.VO TKl.KI'IIOXK JIKX NOW WAXT $H I'KR AV Sun Francisco, July 15. The gen eral strike committee of the strik ing tolophone oKrator and electric al workers of California and (Nevada will hold a mooting here today to. discuss the iproposltlon of demanding a' wage of $8 per dar for lln now on strike. The iprevlous demand was for $6. to. it was held thnt this domand would only Hie in line' with the wage received by other members of the building electric crafts. t BRITAIN LOOKS WELL AFTER HER SUBJECTS Seoul, Korea, June 10. (Corre spondence of the Asnwlated Press.) The government of Korea has paid to the British consulate the equiva lent of 2,500 In compensation for Jnjurlesrecelved by the fllev, John Thomas, jn oouneotlon "With the Ko rean independence movement. Although a Brltdah subject, Mr. ! Thomas Is irepregentatlve here of the Oriental mission society which has Its headquarters in Chicago. He was arrested at Kokel, Korea, MaToh 20, and was beaten by Japanese dlvllans and struck toy a policeman. . In tho criminal court here four Japanese civilians concerned In the attack were fined and the policeman whom Mr. Thomas charged with as sault was punlahed iby disciplinary measures. . Valdes, Alaska, July 15 nReport ed. discovery of platinum) deposits about eight miles from Valdei on the route of the Tanana river has developed a email etampede from this city, i It Is the only stampede on record In .Alaska history where many of the stampeders have one to'the district of discovery In auto mobiles. . AJPAMf 08EPHIXB OOCJITT, OREGON.. TUE8DAV, JILV NOK AYS SECRET PLEDGES 1 91 7 M ixtd Medicine Wilb Britain, France, Russia and Italy. Ratification Would Write Blackest Page in ocr History. Foreign Relations Committee Ignores Wilson Washington, July 15. Senator Xorrts. Nebraska republican, today made a charge In the senate that Japan secretly secured pledges from Great Britain, France, Italy and Itus- niti early In 1917 that In the peaoe settlement the Shantung Peninsula should be turned over to Japan for certalu considerations. Senator Xorrla produced , alleged copies of a diplomatic correspon dence, and said the ratification of the peace treaty with this agree ment carried out would "write the blackest ' page In this nation's his tory." , Wsihlngton, July 15. Adminis tration quarters today received an Intimation that President Wilson would not be asked to appear before the senate foreign relations commit tee for discussion of the peace treaty. The majority of the committee Is apparently, hostile to suggestions (bat the president be asked to ap pear, or that the committee confer with him a a body at the White House. This action might cause the president to begin his tour earlier than planned. ERNEST FRYE BEGINS J Sergeant Krneut Krye, a 195-pound right-handed pitcher, was signed yesterday hy the Portland Pacific Coast lea&uo baseball club, says Henry M. Grayson, sport writer for tho Oreonlan. This Is the chap re commonded iby Hub Pernoll, former Beaver and Detroit Tiger, who is now tilling the soil In the vicinity of Grants Pass. Ore. Judge aiePredie, president of the Portland Baseball convpany, received a tolegram from Pernoll on 'Satur day telling the portly purveyor of the national pastime about .his find. Judge McCredle Immediately confer red with Nephew Walter and tele graphed transportation. A week ago Sunday Frye, pitch ing for -Grants iPass. ibeat Ashland. Pernoll, who ought to know a chuck er when he seee one, .bet-erne enthu siastic over the 22-year-old . soldier and, as a result the latter is now the property of the Beavers. The Portland prexy telegraphed Manager Walter yesterday' asking him for in structions. In the meantime Frre will work out with. Oscar Harstad at Vaughn street. ".' Frye. Is Mill. in the uniform of Uncle Sam and, as he baa been ipttch Inig 'whi;e in the serrloe, is In ex cellent condition. Harstad 1s elat ed to Join the Beavers In San Fran cisco next week and it may he that he will also make the trip. - If Frye makes good he will (be the seoond phenom from Grants (Pass, Pernoll, known far and wide the plane- leg southpaw, went tlg right off the reel. He Is registered from the Southern Oregon town.' E Portland. " Ore., July 15. 'Miss Ethel Hughes was Instantly s killed tod Mrs. Nora Holmah, Ralph Be den and (Leroy Massey slightly In jured today 'when the motorcycle on which the four were, riding collid ed with a milk wagon. Baden was arrested for v. reckless driving. E Washington, July 15. Senator Underwood, of Alabama, character ised the league of nations as a prac tical step toward world peace, In volving no sacrifice of national sov ereignty. The foreign relation committee has fbegun reading and discussing the treaty, but deferring consideration of the league covenant. The reading will require - several days. i Washington, July 15 The prohi bition enforcement bill has again been taken up In the house. Galll van of Massachusetts said he had not transgressed the house rules whon he declared he had heard that certain congressmen had stored away nough whiskey to last them 20 years. Blanton, democrat of Tex as, attacked Galllvan's speech. Washington, July .15. Senator Ivodge charged In the senate during the debate today that the Shantung settlement was "a price paid" for Japan's signature to the lea&ue of nations, "with the robbing of China as a consideration." Mr. Lodge added that "there Is no statute of limitations that rules against a great wrong like that" s t Washington. July 15. One offi cer and six enlisted men were killed In the destruction of .the American mine sweeper, Richard II. Buckley, by the explosion of a mine In the North Sea on July 12. Two other officers were injured, while two of ficers and 16 men were rescued. , . The mine sweeper .sank ' . In six minutes.. The commander, Frank King remained on the bridge direct ing the efforts to eave the crew and went down with the ship. '. Some of the men were trapped tbelow the decks. : , OOVEKXMEXT INVESTIGATING IURTFJt OK SPKCTAIi AGEXT Seattle. Wash.. JuU- 1 E. Sck service agents in Seattle are seeking "the woman tn the case" of Fred A. Dowsey government agent, who was slain to hush up a probe of . an al leged theft of millions In war time shipbuilding activities In the north west. . .j 1 - ' This woman, whose name has not In the confidential employ of ' the' men whom Dowsey was Investigating at the .time of his death. She Is be lieved to have been put on Dowsey's trail, hired by her employers in an effort to pump him, but It ft believed by government agents that Dowsey turned the tables on her. and secur ed Information from ber of the ut most value to the government's case. a XKAV MOTORCVtXE RIXXHl .. Portland. July 15. With a final dash .of apeed Bdwln "(Jannonball" Baker, riding a Powerplus Indian motorcycle, arrived at the Mexican border Friday night at 7:47, smash ing the former record held by "Hap" Scherer from the Canadian border to the Mexican' border by five hours and eleven minutes. 'Leaving Blaine, Washington, on the Canadian border at 8 a. m. Wednesday, Ba&er cover ed the entire distance of 1,714 miles In 59 hours and 47 minutes. :' ' ' J APS MAD 15, ojn. iVILL SETTLE IT IF IT TAKES 20 YEARS rkrainlans Never Kneel to poles; Overrun by Four Nation, They ., . Will Fight to Hitter End Vienna, July 15. The Ukrainians will never give In to the Poles who are advancing Into their country, ac cording to a message received from M. Temnlky, premier, of the Ukrain ian government of General Petlnra. He added that the Ukraine govern ment would not join a Bussian fed eration. "Overrun by Russians,',.. Germans. Poles and bolshevlkl the fate of the Ukraine is worse than that of Bel gium," the premier's message said. We are also, fighting an epidemic bui e will have liberty it it takes iO years." GERMAN'S MAKING PLAJTS TO PAY OFF THK AMJES iondon, July 15. Afathlaa Err berger, German minister of finance. expects to raise ninety millions of marks by levies on capital, nrecions stones and metals accordlnr to . s. special dispatch today from the Dally Chronlcal's correspondent at Wei mar. Any sum over 20.000 marks will be regarded as "capital" for the purpose of taxation. COAL MINERS INSTALL THEIR OWN BREWERY a-ondon, July 15. Because the "..."taers of Wales jap qo. buy "'""Hi' Kixr, owing to tne shortage, they are buying a brewery. A com pany has 'been formed tn and operate U and the cajpital of $100,000 is being subscribed bv var ious miners' clubs, which are laktntp out Shares in the concern In propor tion to membership. WILL TEST LEGALITY OF MBCHAXfO EXUnXERS LAW Portland, July 15. To test the constitutionality of the act of the last legislature creatine the ate.r Doara of auto mechanics examiners, suit has been begun in federal court ky.-M.' I. Dewey against Walter H. Evans, district attorney, .and E rc Boggess. (H. R. Fancher and M. L. Graanlng, members of the board. Dewey is represented by Arthur Moulton. Five thousand auto me chanics In Oregon are interested in the outcome of the suit. L REQUIRED OF STUDENTS Loe Angeles. Cat.. Julv 15 Phv- sical education will be a required course of the Southern California branch of the University of Califor nia, It was announced by Dr. E. C. Moore, who will be director of the institution when it is established July 22. . ' - Request for instruction In' thla science by the new branch .was made to the United States bureau of bv- gene, Dr. Moore said. The : bureau was established when the "selective service act was enforced. . V All persons taking the ' regular four year course required for those desiring to be teachers will be oblig ed to take the course,' according to Dr. Moore. The course reaulres among other things six hours a week of physical exercise. ." v a 14 ARB ARRESTED IX i CONXECTIOX WITH RIOT Longview. Tex., July ; 15. Four teen white men were arrested lata yesterday on warrants charging "as sault with Intent to murder" In con nection with the pitched fight be tween white men and negroes here last Friday. The men were released on $1,000 bonds each pending ac tion by the county grand' jury. WHOLE VCMBEB 271 FORD HENS HIS HEAL SELF ATLIBELTRIAL SAVg Alii HISTORY IS 'BUNK,'1 AXD HAS XO USE FOR MU8IO OR OTHER ABT "SOLDIERS ARE MURDERERS It Iieague Is Sot Accepted Favors Another War at Once to Clean ' Up the Situation , . Mount Clemens, Mich., July 15 Henry Ford made many frank ad missions today, in answering ques tion of the Tribune's attorneys. Ford admitted Ignorance of history and said more than ever he, consid ered it "bunk" growing ont of tra dition; nor had be any personal see for music and other forms of art. Mr. Ford reaffirmed hla belief that professional soldiers are murderers, nor would he except Pershing or General Grant. He said hla present 4a 11 o ivi u iitoi, yioiwnioow, un less the league of nations Is formed and that If the last war does not re sult In such a league, favors another great war without delay to clean up the situation so universal peace may be bad. - at developed during the trial that a publicity man, Theodore Da La vigne, wrote" practically all of the Ford pacifist literature, much of which was circulated broadcast wlth .oittJEfltrd. hayinjt read it.., H irep ed full responsibility for the litera ture, however. ... . 'S 'Brusels. July 15. Belgian pa triotic societies are forming to take action to prevent the German repub lic from adopting the Belgian na tional colors black, yellow and red for Its flag. Intense indignation is manifested, and this is a bit heightened by the plea that the col ors In' the new German emblem will be disposed of horizontally Instead of vertically. , , : . . ', Tt t. n.ll. .wt .v. Belgian colors of today were chosen by the patriots of 1830, but the revo lutionists of that year merely took for themselves the black, yellow and red which . had been legendary in Flanders and the Brahant since the Middle Ages. The princes of Flanders bore on their arms a black Hon on a field of gold, and those ot Brabant a' golden Hon on a field of black, , The trap pings of 'both were red. From the 13th century, therefore, the (Belgian colors bave been black, yellow and red. ' .-;.. The Belgians scorn the plea of the' Germans that they have the right to U8e. the colore because of their use by the ancient German empire, of which Austria was the center. Thev assert that the contusion ' resulting from the employment by Germany as well as 'Belgium of the black, yel low and red would be embarrassing tb the nations which bad fought four years to keep Its colors unsoiled. PROUD OF THE BALLOT Berlin. July 15. 'Fifty-four per cent of the voters In the last nation al assembly were women. ..The total number of qualified voters was 87, 000,000 as against 14,000,000 In the last relchstag elections. Young women proved more ar dent voters than youths of the aame age. 03oth wings of the socialists polled 45.5 per cent of . the total vote. . . . . .