fillip a Mmln VOL. IX., No. JMt. SEVEN OB TO 1 IMTMWD OK IIKMIIUM KOK STRIP OK lAM ON HOITHHIDK OK RIVF.Il HOII'.I.DT 'Frro Acer to Htm MiinI IU Main tained I nlntniHrfl Uy Nulral , Nflgii)i"r" WahliiKton. July 29. K comml lon representing seven power mot In 'Paris, today to consldor the de mand of Belgium for roconrt ruction of tlie treaty of 1839 by which Hol land annexed tho territory on the south bank of the Bcholdt river and the southern part of Dutch Llm bnric. an elongated atrip of land be tween 'IlfMKIlllIl nnu Merman?. Tlnlglan official announcement l- ued hero. In view of this meeting, the Bel gian official Information service haa mnde public a statement by Dr. A. CONSIDER Hebbelynck, Rector Kmerltu or the I'nlvrralty of Tmuvaln? reviewing the treatlp under which Holland obtained powtnwilon of the disputed territory and aettlnit forth argu ment In favor of Belgium's claim. Dr. Heblwlynck, who la now In Now York. doolaro that "the ron I Ration of Belgium 1a that, both for , ttio safeguard of Ita military aocnr Ity In the north and for Ita economi cal development. It must have abso lute control of tho southern half of ' the river Scheldt, which Impllea poa nemilon of II tort bank." Thla left balnk from the North Sea nearly to tho IkMgian port of 'Antwerp now la controlled by IMIand. nnlKlum, say Dr. Ilebbolynek. waa compelled by the treaty of 1 39 to recofiiilxe Holland's aoverelKnty over thla territory, now known a Tntch Klandera. In return Belgium 1 wan to 'bo protertod liy treatlea of neutrality the futility of which, he aayH wa demonetrated In 1914 when German called them "mere acra of laner," and Invadod 'Belgium. "TIih exporlenros of 1914," con tinue Ir. illeUbolynck. "have made clear that unliw lAntwerp can even In time of war maintain Its free ac ciiffl to the sea, unhampered by the (Continued on Page 2) liencva, July 29. A dispatch to day says Alexander iMarbta, presi dent of the Hungarian soviet govern ment, killed himself in the assembly at RudApeet after delivering a' leoc.h against the soviet, In which lie accused tflela Kun of lending the nation to ruin. It is understood tho OYlet government may resign peace fully. HOLHIIKVIK ITRISIXO HI' IOA III A ilxwdon, July 29. The bolshevik are rising In Bulgaria, It is report ed (here today. LAND CASE REVERSED BY SUPREME tMitqm, juiy -Tne uirome vourt has ihanded down a decision ' reversing 4 decision of Judge Cal- Vins In the case of J. 0. Houck vs 7111a A. iC. (Cook et al, a Josephine county case 1n controversy over tl tie to property. Justice Johns wrote the opinion. IT RAISE TELEPHONE RATES Pacific Tlephone and Telegraph Co. Claim IIIkIkt lUtea Nnciry to I 'ay Wuui'M ftiloin, July 29. The Pacific Tele lihono and Telegraph Company haa filed with the public service com mlNNlon turllTa covering an Incrouiw of ratoa effectivo today. The In cnsiao In principally on rintltlenm phnnna, enWtlvo throughout Oregon. The company state that the newest wiiko liicrwim make the advance' necenaary. The public, kervlce comtnlaalou la oxH'tcd to review the rate 1 in me diately. State and Portlund city of ficial Intend to fight the Increaae of rati. THX TWM SAND HPIKTATOHH AT IION'OM'IJ- WATER SltHtTH Honolulu, T. TT., July St. Almont 10,000 apertator attended tho Vic tory Swtmlng carnival hold In Hon olulu harbor recently. Thike Kah anamoku and J.udy Ianaer, holder of world record, were entered In a number of event but fulled to get new mark. Score of men and women competed In tho race .which ranged In distance from 50 to 440 yard. The race were staged over 100-yard coiicho between two pier, powerful electric light lining from pier to pier giving perfect Il lumination. Temparory bleacher wore erected on the pier. The meet waa held under the atipk-es of the V. M. iO. A. and waa authorlxed by (he iA. A. If. Y Washington. July 29. Secretary llaker today told tho house military committee that tfter SoKember 1 tho allied army of occupation would be oomosod largely of French and HHglan trooiw. There will be few lAmerlcan troop. He aaked that the exact figures be withheld. IAKOIXT VINKYARIi IX WOKI.O yXVKKTKI TO ORCHARD Ortario, Oal July 29. What Is claimed to be tho largest vineyard In tho world, owned by Seguudo Gunati Jr., of Ijoh Angeles and locat ed a few mile north of here, has boon converted Into a fruit ranch. Tho 4,ono-ac.re tract or land will be, Irrigated and set out to walnut and fruit treott According to Mr. Guastl who rocently announced tho comple tion of the sinking of four wells on the raSich and the construction of a reservoir with a capacity of 13, 000,000 gallons. More' than a year ago, in anticipa tion 'of prohibition, trees were set out among the wine grapes, on the lnlid. Now these grapes are 'being taken out entirely. FLEET NOT TO WAIT UNLESS UNAVOIDABLE Washington, July 29. Tumuky today made the statement that the president did not wish to keep the fleet waiting unless It was unavoid able. He said that the trip would be made even If the senate ratified during the meantime, as the presi dent wojited to "go to the country, and explain things." ' SKNATH AIHH'TS lOIN!EXTKR . ItESOLVTlON ASKING INQWRY Washington, July '29. The sen ate today adopted Seifator Folnde t jr's resolution aiuthorlslng the fed eral trade commission to Investigate recent Increases In the price of fuel oil, e&peclal'ly ,on the Pacific coast. WILL HO GRANTS PADS, JOSEPHINK OOUMTT, OREGON. TUESDAY, JULY s URGES TREATY KKMW MKH8AUK TO OONGKKSS AND ASKS FOR ITS KAKI.Y RATIFICATION IF "United State llound to France by Tim of Fricndnliip I'wullnrl) Hac.r?I" WaHblngtun, July 29, iikreident WIIhoii today trunxmitted to the ten ate, a epedal treaty with France, an kin 8 ita early ratification "along with the treaty with Germany." Sub mit Ion of the treaty came after harp critlcam by republican en ators who openly charged that the prealdent violated the article of the treaty by falling to ipreaent the pact along wtth the Versailles' treay. Tho preiildent tent the message by meaBenger Instead of In ierson aa haa been hi euntom. By unanimous consent, at the request of Senator todge, the French treaty wa laid before the senate in open session. Washington, July 29. The presi dent In his message said: "I take pleasure In laying before you this treaty with 'France, the object being to secure for that republic the Im mediate aid of the United State In case of any 'unprovoked movement of agrenelon agnlnat her by Germany.1 I earnestly hope, this treaty will meet with cordial approval, and will re ceive early Vat I float Ion. "1 was moved to'slgn this treaty by considerations which will, I hope. seem as persuasive and as Irresist ible, to you aa they seemed to me. We are bound to France by ties of frlendhaip peculiarly sacred. She as sisted us to win our freedom and nothing can pay such a debt. Two governments who wish to lie mem bers of the league of nations ask leave of the council to be permitted to go to the ass Ita nee of a friend whose situation la one of peculiar peril, without waiting the advice of (ConUnnd on par t.) INFORMATION FOR 1H 1 ESI TO VISIT OREGON CAVES There nre two routes to the Oregon Cavee, one via Williams and one 'a Holland Via Williams the road continues about six miles above the Williams postoffke to Caves Camp where the trail begins. From Caves Camp to the CaVes it is 0 miles by trail. Stages leave Granta Pass at 8 a. m. and 1 p. m. for Williams and wiill go on to the Caves Camp tor a alight additional charge. The total charge will probably not exceed $2 (per verson. v There 4a nothing at Oaves Camp except a delightful grove in which to camp. iParties desiring accommodations over night and pack or saddle horses with which to make the trip over the trail should telephone W. C. Flxley, through iProvolt Central, and make arrangements in advance. Mr. iFixley has accommodations for 10 persons tne&ls 35c and -50c for bed can furnish seven pack or saddle horses at $3. 'SO each for the round trip. lAuto taxi to C W. Fixley'sds $8 each' way four 'passengers to auto. Via 'Holland the road continues about seven miles above Hol land .postoffice to Grimmett's ranch, and can possibly be traveled tl mile further. iFroin the end of the road It s six miles by trail to , the Caves. There are no stages regularly running to either Hol land or. Grimmett's. ' Good camp sites are situated on Sucker Creek both above and ibelow Grimmett's. Accommodations tor email parties may . possibly toe had at the Baldwin or Grlmmett' . ranches. 'Arrangements shoufd be made In advance by telephone throuifh 'Holland. 'It Is possible that saddle and pack 'horses may also be obtained from IB. T. IBaldwln or 3. L. Grlmmett. There are no accommodations at the caves tor either meals or lodgings. . , The foreet service guide makes one regular trip through the Caves each day etal-tlifg at 1 p! m. Special trips may sometimes be arranged tor without cost other than telephoning K, W. Row ley, the guide, through Holland, in advance. -4 Visitors planning to go through the caves should provide theniselvoa with call dies and overalls or old clothes. Ladles should wear overalls, riding trousers or old trousers . of some sort. 'Heavy, hob-nailed shoes will also be of assistance (n ollmb , Ing about In the Caves. ' The guide is employed by the forest service and no charge Is ma'de for his services and no fees, tips or gratitudes ohould be paid him. . . TWELVE14-IN. GUNS MOUNTED ON FLAG SHIP MAMMOTH NAVAL GINS JHILT FOR DKT.IVERV IX LESS THAN FOl'R M)XTH8 GREATEST GUN RANGE KKQWH Naval (iuns Mounted on Hallway Car Were Fjictor In Reducing St. Mlhlel Salient San Francio, July 29. Not the least Interesting feature of the new Pacific fleet is 1U 14-lnch guns, 12 of whloh are mounted on Admiral Hugn Hodman's flagship, tha NV Mexico and several other ships of the fleet. Design and construction of the 14-Inch naVal gun' on railway mount ings on the western front was one of the great accomplishments of the 'American navy during the war. The guns hurled 1400 pound projectiles far 'behind the German lines and were a strong factor In reducing the St. Mlhlel salient. ' The gun was designed, built atad delivered In lese than four months. On December 26, 1917, according to Secretary (Daniels' official report not a drawing had been started. On April 25, 1118, a completed-gun was rolled on its own wheels to Sandy Hook proving ground for long range testa. ..,. The guns -weM mounted on ' car- rlages which could be moved freely over the French railroads. With them went their navy crews. Twelve oars were required for each gun machine shops cars, armored amrau- nltlon'cars, kitchen, 'berthing, crane and wireless cars. The 'batteries were sufficiently mobile that if an order came to move while In action they could be on their way in an hour. The 14-Inch gun had greater range than any gun ever before placed on mobile mountings. . The German guns which fired on Paris were "freaks."- They were built on per manent steel and concrete founda tions. Their tprojeetile waa small '(Continued on' page t.) TOURISTS WHO 2, 1918. IS Fonirint of Irge Mntf and BuIU-t In Rody Are Only Clue Found By Offfflcer Bandon, July 29. Authorities here are endeavoring to find the man who assaulted and killed Lil lian Leutbold, 16-year-old high school girl, whose body was found blddn in the brush near tier home. Footprints of a large shoe form the only clue. Physicians today 'declared the girl's body nninjured except for a revolver bullet hole, which caused the girl's death. This assertion shakes the belief which was prevalent that a tramp assaulted her. The bullet has been removed as a possible clue. Bandon, Ore., July 29. The body of Lillian Leuthold, 16-year-old daughter of John Leuthold, a fire man at the Prosper mill, was found at 3:30 p. m. yesterday, hidden in the bushes at a secluded spot along the way road about a quarter of a mile from the main ferry road, near the Leuthold home. She was the victl mof a fiendish murder, her assailant apparently having mistreated her and then shot her through the head. The body was discovered by her father after a search of several hours. The murder was committed about 6 o'clock Sunday night. The girt had apent the afternoon with her chum. Miss Jennings, daughter of IRer. M. B. Jennings, who resides about a mile from - the Leuthold home, u . - ON COLOMBIA TREATY Washington, July 29. The sen ate foreign relations committee unanimously ordered a favorable re port on the treaty with Colombia. Discussion on the treaty is to be taken up immediately and a vote is expected soon.' RELGIANS IiOOK FORWARD TO BNTFJtTAIN SPANISH ROYALTY Brussels, July 28. The Belgians hope to receive in their capital this summer King George of England and King' Alfonso of Spain. The English king expects to come immediately after he visits Zeebrugge where he will pay tribute to the (British naval efforts on the coast. Details of Al fonso's visit probably will be arrang ed later. EAT FED NIMH Al t The airplane da scheduled to leave Med ford at 7: SO and will arrive at the Grants Pass aviation field at the end of iLaw-nrldge avenue at 8 o'clock tomorrow morning. J. IH. iDenlson left lor Med ford this afternoon and will come down in the plane with Pilot Hart, Relief Pilot Delber Jones and Mechanician iSeely Hall win come down from Medford by auto and the plane will be ready for passengers all day. Several Grants Pass citizens have signed up for a trip over Grants Pass, and the pane will be busy most of the day Wednesday taking care of the orders now signed. iMr. IDenlson states that If there are enough people who wish to take trips, the plane will Ibe held over here for more thait the two days, possibly until Sunday. . This is the first chance the people of Grants iPass have had to take an aerial trip over their own town, and much Interest is shown. ':. It Is expected that a lage crowd win be at the field at 8 o'clock to morrow to welcome the plane. III i MURDER VICTIM WHOLE NUMBER 2790. Kill GRIPS CITY OF CHICAGO DISTURBANCE SPREADS TO THE MOST EXCLUSIVE RESIDENCE DISTRICT OF THE CITY CUB TIE-UP ADDS TO White Undertaker Not Allowed to Dead Take Bodies of Blacks Chicago, July 29. Race rioting haa spread outside the south side colored district today. Serious fight-' Ing has taken place with some shoot ing in the Loop, and the exclusive north side residential district has felt the touch of disorder. Killings continued alter daybreak today bringing the number of dead to 24 by mid forenoon, with bun dredi reported injured. Police are investigating three other reported killings. The street car strike added to the spread of the rioting when thou sands walked to work. Four thou sand soldiers with full equipment have been rushed into the city in an ' effort to atop the trouble. Both whites and blacks, enraged by the cruelties of Sunday night, have deliberately rmed themselves and went out last night to stalk their ' prey. The Caucasians seem ; to be the prime aggressors although both raJces took the Initiative. vV A mob threatened to attack an un dertaking establishment which bad accepted a negro corps. Thereafter, dead negroes were not accepted at white mortuaries. To add to the situation 15.000 street car employes are striking for higher pay. REV. CHARLES H. HOXIE AT Rev. Charles H. Hoxie, well known "pioneer minister, died at Wll derville Sunday night, July 27, aged 80 years 7 months 6 days. The fu neral was held this afternoon with burial in the Wildervllle cemetery. Charles Henry Hoxie was born in Dartmouth, Mass., December 22, 1838. In 1855 with other member? of his (family he moved to the Rogue 1 H i , i r. - Francisco, and from there to Port land by 'boat, continuing the Jour ney with horses. ; ... For 12 years Mr. Hoxie was a member of the Oregon Methodist conierence ana eervea as pastor m various Trts of the Rogue river valley. (He later settled on a farm which his father had homesteaded and continued to make that bis place of residence for years. At the end of that time, he disposed of the farm and removed to Medford, Where he purchased property. Until the time of bis death he made his borne with his eister at Wildervllle. His wife passed away (February 26, 1911. tl ft li ft New, York, July 29. 'Lieutenant Frank "Hard (Boiled" Smith, testify Ing before the bouse committee to day, placed the responsibility for the cruel treatment of American soldiers a,t the French prlson farm squarely upon the shoulders of Major General F. S. Strong and Colonel E. P. Grim stead. .