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VOL. IX., No. JUM.
. AWAIT TIMK WIIKN P.VSKKH AUK
AVAIIjAHM;; MAW IIICAUKI)
m SOUTH FIGHTS BOLSHEVISM
Kklllt-d Mivlianics and Others MiinI
lkwomn C1Uti of Argentine '
Avoid m 1ih
Berlin, Auk. 20. It la expected
that several million Germans will
a'ttnmpl, aa soon as passe are avall-
able, to leave Germany and secure
more lucrative employment abroad
The newly organised Imperial Mi
gration bureau denies that a Ger
man communion In the Argentine Is
attempting to arrange for the acrept
anro of 5,000,000 Germans, which Is
vastly more than the South Ameri
can country could suddenly assimi
late, but says that delegates of the
new bureau will shortly go to tho Ar
gentine to protect such Germans as
do' arrive there from 'being robbed
The bureau says the Argentine Is
friendly to Germans and offers good
chances for skilled labor such as
carpenters, watchmakers, mechanics
The Argentine consulate general
ways that a commlitalon lias been sent
- to the Argentine which Win buy lund
for the emigrants and Institute fsrms
and schools. He declare that the
Argentine government 1s willing to
welcome large colonies of Germans
but demands they should accept Ar
gentine citizenship so that there will
' be no' danger of creating a' state
within state. 'Precautions are to
be taken against bolahevlkl.
Ashland was visited '.Monday night
by one of the most disastrous fires
that has oovurred here for several
years. The fire took the pinning
mill on It street, a residence adja
cent belonging to Mrs. Victoria1
Mlckolson and a barn belonging to
K. F. Smith, Besides these build
ings a large amount of lumber In
the mill belonging to several citizens
of tho city was virtually destroyed,
whllo practically all the resldonts in
'that vicinity suffered oine loss from
their buildings catching fire and
trees and gardens bolng Bcorchcd by
the terrific heat. The entire loss ts
upwards of $10.000. Ashand Tid
ings. Jlll.li AGAINST ALIENS
INTIIODI'CED IX HCU 8E
Washington, Aug. 20. Bills were
(Introduced Into the house today to
stop all Immigration (or two years
and to doport all aliens who with
drew their first papers to escape ser
vloo during the war.
JUGO SLAVS TO FIGHT
THE ROYAL ELEMENT
Cleveland, Aug. 20. iFlftecn hun
dred delegates representing the
. Jugo-Slavonlan republic alliance will
meet here In September .to plan a
tight against monarchlRtlo elements
lp Jugo-Slavla and to lay the foun
dations of a republican government.
., Italy's ambitions' In the Adriatic
aind Serbia's proposed hegemony In
the Balkans will be attacked, accord
. lng to 1 F. Truger, a member of the
central committee of alliance, .
AFTER GEN. VILLA
(Jen. Itfiuu'lu Knriqaex, American
I'nJvemlly Graduate, After Ite.
ward for Terror of Mexico
Chihuahua City. Mex., Aug. 20.
kn. Ignaclo .Enrique, graduate of
an American university and former
governor or Chihuahua, Is organiz
ing an auxiliary force of cavalry sim
ilar to the mounted constubulury of
eunsylvania and other American
states. Jlo claims to have 7S0 men
inder his command at present and
is recruiting 250 more to complote
his force of state troops. Many of
these men have had experience In the
field during the revolutions and all
can shoot, ride and rone well. Thv
are divided Into commands accord-
ng to the districts In which ther
live and General . Enrlquei's ambi
tion Is to capture Villa and claim the
reward of 2G.0O0 pesos offered bv
the state of Chihuahua for Villa dead
or alive. He Is lso candidate for
governor at the next state election
and hopes to rid the state of ban
ditry by that time.
A temporary organization of the
American .Legion was formed at the
meeting held In the city hall Tues
day night, under the direction of
W. H. Toilet, of Portland, stats or
ganiser. Fifteen returned soldiers
wore present, all of, thorn Joined,
rno American Legion Is a nation
al association and has the sanction
of the government and state. Gover
nor Olcott being an ardent booster
for the organisation. Its main ob
ject la said to be tho preservation" of
Americanism" and the obliteration
Attorney J. N. Johnston was elect
ed temporary president, Chas. Firth
vice president. Earl Browne 'chap
lain, Dr. Strieker secretary and Roy
Harper tresurer. The following com
mittee was appointed tod raw up by
law: Tr. Strieker. iRob't Leadbetter
and i.Mr. Harper.
Tho next meeting will be held at
the city park Tuesday. September 2.
On that occasion there will be a' ven
ison feast and various sports, to
which all enlisted men of the army,
navy and marine corps are Invited.
tOXVUTS IN' ItKKt-HlTKS
Salem, Ore,, Aug. 20. Sheriff Ro-
borts of Tiend asserted positively to
day that convicts'. Rrlchoux and
Southwlck are floelng from the offi
cers In Doschutes county. The con
victs sre heavily armed. . '
Seattle, Aug) 20. A wireless to
day stated that two Japanese steam
ers, the Yomol 'Marti and the Shlnbu
Maru, were aground on (he shores
of the strait of Juan de Fuca, due to
a heavy fog. The Yomel Is In a dan
gerous position on Race Socks, 17
mile west of Victoria. The Shlnbu
Is on iBentlck iBland. (Later the
Shlnbu was floated and la proceed
ing to Port Angeles, In . a leaking
condition. . '
iljater dispatches seemed to indi
cate that the Yomel never went
ashore. It may have Iboen confused
with the Shlnbu. v
Serrlce Ituttons IUrcJved
All men who have served In the
present emergency may procure a
Liberty button at the local recruit
ing station by presenting their dis
charge, Al bo all Information regard
ing new Insurance policies may be
had at the local office, and other Im
tormatlon . regarding the war rUk
bureau. 'Paul J,, Bauer, recruiting
PAMW TH1CT COCHTT. OREGON, WEDNESDAY. AIG16T 20, 1019.
ARE 8J6 ISSUE
hk.vuok I'lrrstAX intkodicks
WW It A.M HX !.! K'X TS IIAIIMOX
IOIS WITH WILSON
REPUBLICANS REJECT FLAK
'rlut 1'ajMT Pirate on the Carpet;
. Palmer Would Limit President's
Washington, Aug. 20. Four res
ervations on the league covenant
are embodied in a separate resolu
tion prepared by Senator Plttman,
Nevada democrat, for introduction
today. They are In line with Presi
dent Wilson's suggestion for reserva
tions In a eparata resolution to
prevent new negotiations and deal
with the right of withdrawal from
the league. Article 10, domestic ques
tion and the Monroe Doctrine..
The McNary group of republlcana
have indicated that they will not ac
cept the Piltman plan, or anything
falling short of Including reserva
tions In the ratification.
Washington, Aug. 20. Investiga
tion of the new print paper Indus
try to determine, whether they are
engaged In , Illegal practices and
whether prices are excessive, was
authorised In a resolution by Senator
Reed. Missouri democrat. . The reso
lution, was adopted by the senate.
Senator Palmer, before the house
agricultural committee, opposed the
proposed amendments of the food
control art authorising the president
to fix wholesale and retail prices of
certain commodities. He said such
executive power was too drastic and
would provoke discussion, thus, de
laying the passage of other amend
ments. The senator said that with
the antl-proflteerlng law the depart
ment of Justice ould obtain specific
Indictments In various cities which
"make unnecessary a far-reaching
fight against high prices."
ON THE LEAGU
PRESI DENT WILSON TELLS WHY TREATY
SHOULD BE SIGNED AT ONCE BY SENATE
Washington, Aug. 20. President
Wllaon began his conference with the
sonata foreign relations committee
at the White House with an opening
statement on tbeiieace treaty and
the league of nations. He said:
"Mr. Chairman: I am sincerely
,Mud that the committee should have
responded In this way to my intima
tion that I would like o be of ser
vice to It. I welcome the opportun
ity for a frank and full interchange
of views. ,
'l hope, too, that this conference
will serve to expedite your considera
tion of the treaty of peace..-. I beg
that you will pardon and Indulge me
If "J again urge that pratlcally the
whole task of bringing the country
back to normal conditions of lite and
Industry 'waits upon decision of the
senate with regard to the terms of
"I venture thus again to urge my
advice that the action of the senate
with regard to the treaty be taken
at the earliest practicable moment
because the problems with which we
are face to face In the readjustment
of our national life are of the most
id.,ib v,iu ii.ivmi viiaiflvicri Willi
require for their proper solution the
most intimate and disinterested co
operation of all parties and of all in-.
teresta and cannot be , postponed
without manifest peril to our people
and to all the national ndvontocoa
jwe hold most dear. May I mention
a few of the. matter which cannot
be handled with Intelligence until
the country know the chara'cter of
the peace It Is to have? ,J do so only
DEPUTY ATTORNEY WATKIN8
ACCtSES NEW APOINTKK OK
LEAVING BLAZE IN HI LI A
BARBER HIES HE WAS LOST
Forest Ranger Fninlabe Evidence;
Offense Punishable by $l,0OO and
Portland, Ore., Aug. 20. Deputy
Federal - Attorney Elton Watklns
filed Information today, charging
that State Insurance Commissioner
A. C. Barber failed to extinguish a
fire In the Santlam National forest
on juiy a. Haroer is nimsei: a
fire marshal with power to enforce
the law against 'offenders.
The aot la alleged to have occur
red when, Barber was reported lost
Barber later denied being lost, but
forest ranger declared he found
Barber lost and exhausted.
The offense is punishable by a
$1,000 fine and a year' imprison
ment a the maximum.
Washington, A air. SO The
reirl of the daylight waving
art waa ax-romnliithed today
4- when the senate voted to ens- 4
4 tain the house in passing the 4
4 reveal measure 'over Pmitdent 4
Wilson's veto by a vote of 87 to 4
4 1. The repeal U 'effective af- 4
4 er the clocks are turned back 4
4 n October. . ' 4.
4- 4.4 4- 4-4- 4 4- 4- 4- 4
by a very few examples. .
"The copper mlneB of Montana and
Alaska, for example, are being kept
open and In operation only at a great
coRt and loss, In part upon borrowed
money; the fine mines of Missouri,
Tenessee and Wisconsin are being
operated at about one-half their ca
pacity; the lead or Idaho, .Illinois
and (Missouri reaches only a portion
of Its former market; there is an
immediate need for cotton belting,
and also for lubricating oil which
cannot be met all because the chan
nel of trade are barred by war when
there la no war.. The same Is true of
raw cotton, of which the central em
pires alone formerly purchased near
ly four million bales. And these
are only examples. There Is hardly
a single raw material, a single im
portant foodstuff or-a single class of
manufactured goods which is not tn
the same case. Our full, normal
profitable production watts on peace.
"Our military plans of course wait
upon It. .
"The nations that ratify the trea
ty. euch as (Great .Britain, Belgium
and France, will be In a position to
lay their plana for controlling the
market of central Europe without
competition from us, if we do not
presently act, IWe have no consular
agents, no trade representatives
there to look after our Interests. ,
"There are large areas of Europe
whose future will He uncertain and
Questionable until their people know
the final settlements of peace a'nd
the forces which are to administer
and sustain It. ...
( Continued on Paje 1)
Thirty Teachers in Attendance; Alice
it. Bacon Carrying Out Carefully
About SO teachers are takinc ad
vantage of the training school now
In session In the Grant Pais TUirti
school. This is the third year the
training school has been held here
and this season a more definite plan
ha been followed than In any pre
vious year. Supt. Alice M.. Bacon has
organized and planned the work with
tha special seed of the rural com
munities In mind, and It 1 her earn
est deslra that the rural schools of
the county be made more efficient
and Interesting that the children In
these dltsrlct may approach more
nearly tfc advantages of those who
receive their training In the citr
Since the child Is perhaps the most " nencan 'e are pursuing
astlc and lmnrtnni.i. ,i..ltna bandfta. No Information h
Plastic and impressionable In the
first four years of school, uncial
emphasis 1s belnr laid on nrimm
methods and their practical appli
cation In va-ln. -a
1 ' . kiuub ui u Hill!
7,L .W"k th,e te.Che7 .HAmericiln8 hav had their first
" ma u can
be easily applied by them when thev
. , , l - -
oy w .ucii 0VUUU1B in 18 Tail.
Before the school started.
Bacon spent three weeks at
where she martn ..j
. j r. . l
gathered material that could be ap-
vuva 10 me acnools in Josephine
. The work offered her Include
primary drawing that may be used
by the teacher in lllustratlnr ma fl
ing and aa44angnage tmon8Ttnj
Beacon system o( primary reading
which is now required by the state
course of study and which Superin-
lenaent Churchill Insists . every
teacher must have a thorough know.
ledge of. 1 being taught by Miss
Physical training Is under th n.
pervision of Visa Jeanette Cramer.
A law was passed at the last ana.
sloh of the state legislature matin
at leat a 20 minute period of -nhv.
sicai nmruction in school each day
Miss Corbett, the 'horn demon
stration agent for Josephine county,
has charge of the work in school and
noma sanitation and economics. p-
dally 30 minute lecture, which
comes Just before the noon hour, is
toiiowea by practical application of
her instructions when the teachers
go into the kitchen at the ht-h
school and prepare some simple dish
mat could easily be served at lunch
time in the rural schools. iMimt rw.
ibett also is elvine wnrlr l
serving of meals, thereby Riving the
teacher an opportunity to teach the
lunnamentais of correct table man
The hand work whioh consits r
Instruction in the use of tin, paints,
and clays, is beine eiven bv Prof r
O. Of. Jehkens, a member of the fac
ulty of the Humbolt state ormal.
The work In the hand work de
partment has been planned with the
needs and conditions of the rural
schools' la mind, and the teachers
are learning to use only such mater
ial as will be -available 'in ": their
work. Scran 'tin. old
(Continued on page 3.) T
iBlsmark, N. ID., Aug. 20 Steps to
ward providing North Dakota' with
It first state-owned flour mill under
the non-partisan league program
were taken ere recently when the
Industrial commission. ' which ' will
direct the operation of' all state
owned Industrie under the league
plan, authorized J. A. McGovern.
manager of the Mill and Elevator
Association, to make a contract (or
the purchase of the (flour mill at
Drake. The mill has a capacity of
150 barrels a day.
WHOLE MMNKR 2T4.
ARMY PLAES BATTLE WITH
BAA'DITS, KILLING OXE WITH
Ransomed Fliers Accompany Bala
Soaked Cavalry to Identify Ban.
dita if Captured
Marfa, Texas, Aug. 20. Some
where In Texas opposite Caidelaria
been received from the expedition!!
Heavy storm In the Chihuahua
mountain are interrupting cdmmu-
.-... .. ' '
I niraiinno vr .1 . .
ciastt with the bandit. Tw
'wwo iCIUIUBU WlUt
holes In their nlanen. i an
having been attacked -by a bandit '
oand of three Mexicans. One was
. . cu wnw
WM wu"iea and the third Mexfcaa
tors were hit i
. " -
I , 1
.Marfa, Tex., Aug. 18. JRain-aoai-ed
and saddle-weary the American
troops of the Eighth cavalrr wer.
AVIATORS ESCAPE UNINJURED
pursuing, the Mexican baadiU hwho .
held aviator Peterson and Davie, for "
ransom over the Mexican mountain
south or the border.
: Lieutenant Peterson and Ueuten.
ant Davis, the ransomed fliers, are
riding with the column to help find1 '
the place adhere the bandit mads
them prisoners and to Identify the
bandit if captured.
Following release ol the aviator
near San Antonio. Chihuahua ri. "'
today American cavalry troop cross
ed the border. Report reoived from
tne troops In the field late todav
gave no Intimation that contact had
oeen -made with the bandits or that
there had been any fighting.
Storms sweeping the Mexican
mountain district south nf th tn
Grande-tBig Bend district multiplied
the difficulties of the American
troops. In the OJinga, district, tor.
rential rains made it difficult: to fal
low the "hot trail" on which th.
Clouds and low Visibilltv nrerent.
ed the airplanes from renderln
good scout service. "
SEC. DANIELS TO VISIT
Aboard U. S..Q. New York! en
route From Honolulu. Aur. 20
Secretary Daniels announced defi
nitely today that he would visit As
toria and Portland with part of the
Pacific fleet, directly after his star
at San Francisco.
Portland, Ore., Aug. 20. forest
fires at the edge of the big green
Air Belt, known as the Crabtree Belt.
20 miles east of Albany, today
threatened 2,000.000.000 feet of'
timber of the Hammond ' ' Lumber v
company. Fighters have been rush-
ea. mere in nopes of preventing: a
spread of the blaze. .. .,.
The situation on theupper McKen
zle is improved and two dangerous
fire have been controlled. Douglas
county fire are raging- fiercely and
there are new fires neat 'Riddle and