Grants Pass daily courier. (Grants Pass, Or.) 1919-1931, August 22, 1919, Image 1

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LOS HlES
PARALYZED BY
BIG STRIKES
IH SIN 18 AUMOMT AT 8TAM
BTILI. OVKIt HALF OF STATU
AH IIKM IT WALKOITH
tltrontcar ud Hun Collide, Injuring
20 Motion Pbturo Actum on Way
to Make Film
I Augi'les, Aug. 22. Almost
complete paralysis of transportation
In Southern California exists today
u a result of strikes on the Pacific
Electric and Ix Anglns railway eya
tsms, supplemented by a general
walkout of mombers of. the (our
treat railroad brotherhoods who
quit their Jobs on the Bo ut hern Pa
cific. fWnta Kit and Salt littke llnet
hnre.
All conductor, engineers, fire
man, awltchmun and brakemen be
longing to the four railroad .brother
hoods and work 1 nit on the ios An
geles division, were Included In the
walkout.
Members of the awitchinen'a or
ganisation quit flrat. They were fol
lowed by the other employes. More
than 1 600 men are believed to have
walked out.
Switchmen and yardmen employed
by the Salt take and Santa Fe com
panies followed the action of. the
.v Southern Pacific ' trainmen ahortly
' after 10 o'clock. Officials of these
companies have not decided whether
they will be able to operate trains.
The number walking; out on the Salt
Lake and Santa Fe haa not yet been
determined.
The men walked out without
warning.
Hxs Angeles, Aug. 22. Twenty
six persons were Injured, several of
them seriously, when an electric car
crashed Into a,' eight-seeing bus to
day, which was carrying 30 motion
picture .actors going out on a loca
tion. The accident occurred at
Casuenga Pass and Burbank road.
A number of the injured were worn
n. Washington, Aug. 22. Senator
Thomas, Colorado democrat, declar
ed today that the labor provision of
the peaco treaty would fall to cope
with threatened labor evils and
would point toward a program which
may disturb the domnstlo pence of
the United States. He doubted
whether that section could be ac
cepted under the constitution.
FOR FRIGID NORTH
Cordova, Alaska, July 10. (By
mall) Construction of a' ' railway
Trout Stewurt, it). C, to iHyder, Alas
' la,, thence .up Salmon river valley
and iback Into the mineralized tone
on the British side of the line Is toe
ing promulgated in Canada, accord
ing to advices received here.
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'Washington, Aug. 22. General
. Pershing will sail for the United
States on September 1, according to
a cablegram received by' the war de
partment today, '
President Wllaon may go to New
York to greet General Pershing on
his arrival home, which might Inter
: fere with his review of the Pacific
fleetat San Francisco. .
PORTLAND AFTER
NEW JAPAN CABLE
IJue Will Cowl $;l0,0O0,(MO mid t on.
ii t 1'uHria N'ortliwest With the
Orlati tlmnilNTUIn Active
Washington, Aug. 23. Portland
may be the Imid station for the new
Pacific cable. The V. 8. senate com
mittee la certain of one thing and
that la that the ranle Is to be built
from the Pad do Northwest coast
and as far as possible touch on Am
erican soil on lis way to Japan and
China. It Is estimated the cable will
cost not loss than 130,000,000. Ur
gent .requests from all members of
the oublnet dealing with Mate, war,
naval and tranaportatlon matters
probably will result In Immediate ac
tivity in that connection. Senator
Chamberlain, of Oregon, is a mem
ber of the ub-ftommltt,ee appoirtted
yemeraay to rush the matter of
cable construction legislation. Sen
ator Jones, of Washington. Is chair
man and other membera are Edge of
New Jersey, Fernaldo of Maine and
Ransdell of Louisiana. '
OLD, MELTING FAST
Billings. Mont., Aug. 2. The
great glaoler about Rosebud lakes
contlnuea to melt rapidly In the un
usual weather, and may lararelv dis
appear this summer. It la said. '
The sheet of ke is perhaps mll-
"ona ot jrsafs old and has been one
of the wonders of the northwest, al
though It la little known. It lies
amid hills that usually are snowcap
ped but that this, hot summer are
bare and brown.
WAUK8 IX OKKtJOX NOW
AVERAGE $4 SO Pi:it WAY
Portland.1 Aug. 22. The average
wage In Oregon for common labor
today Is $1.50, according to fla-ures
compiled by Federal Director Smith
of the United States employment ser
vice. Jn Portland the average wage
for common labor is slightly below
$4. BO. because of a aurplua of work
ers, many of whom prefer working
In the city at lower pay than to
work In the rural sections for an
increased wage.
EUGENE TO BE NEW
AIRPLANE CENe
Eugene, Ore., Aug. 22,-r-Eugone
wilt be the airplane center of the
state, beginning Saturday, AugUBt
23. Eight DeHavlland planes, twice
the site of. the machines now being
used, ore to be brought here for for
est patrol work, four of them to ar
rive -within the next three or tour
days. These planes wilt be stationed
here' permanently and will operate
out of this city to the north, south,
oast and west as forest fire patrol
planes. With a cruising radius of
over 800 miles, the giant planes will
be able to cover the whole territory
and be back by evening each day.
Sl'SPENSION ASSESSMENT
WORK VP TO rHESri)KNT
Salem, Augi 22 'House resolution
No. 'SO, relieving prospectors of as
sessment work on their claims for
the current year, has been adopted
by "both (branches of congress and Is
now awaiting the signature of'Presl-
dent Wilson, according to a letter
received at the executive office yes
terday from II. at.- Lawrle, former
ohalrma'n of the Oregon state burau
of mines and geology, at present re
siding in Washington,
In bis letter to the governor Mr.
Lawrle says be recently addressed
the mines and mining committee ot
the bouse in behalf ot the resolution.
GKAWTS PAfifl, JOSEPHINE COCNTY, OREGON, FIUDAx, AUGUST
110
AMORS
MISSING
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LAST TUESDAY
WATKIIIIOISK ANI tOXXELLV.
OK 9T11 AERO KOlADItOX,
1OtiT ON BORDER
YAHKS WILL STICK TO TRAIL
(eiu'ral IMckiiuui .Not Morrivd by
(vrriuiza's Itoqtim That Ameri
cana Withdraw Their Forces
Wftxhington, Aug. 22. A force of
cavalry with airplanes has been or
dered to search the border in the
vicinity of Calexico for Lieutenants
F. H. Waterhouse and C. H. Connely,
of the 9th aero squadron, who have
been missing since Tuesday. .
Marfa, Tex., Aug. 22. The Am
erican punitive expedition Is pro
gressing in .Mexico. Reports that
the expedition will toe withdrawn
have been denied officially.
As long as the expedition con
tinues to follow a bot trail they will
remain In Mexico, unless contrary
orders are received from the war de
partment, General Joseph Dick man
announced today. He is unconcern
ed over the Mexican protest, saying
it waa "the usual fall protect."
Washington, 'Aug. 22. The army
planes at Rockwell Field are eauln-
Pd with radio apparatus and carrier
pigeons and will join the column
sent to search for the two lost avia
tors. Jt was erroneously reported
rrom Sen Diego that the aviators
had been found.
Marfa. Tex., Aug. 22. JFourMex-
Ican bandlta were killed br Ameri
can troops In Mexico Wednesilnv
Captain Leonard Matlack who ar
rived Here by airplane reported. They
were surrounded In an adobe block
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San Francisco, Aug, 22. Seven
airplanes, making 482 flights cover
ing 63,404 miles, discovered '68 fires
in national forests In California dur
ing the first two months they-were
In service, the United States forestry
service announced here today.
Four airplanes from Mather Field,
near Sacramento, swept the north
ern part of the state and two from
Maroh' Field, near .Riverside, and one
from Rockwell Field, San IDiego, di
vided the southern part.
It 4s understood the planes are to
be equlpKd with wireless telephones.
RiDDlE STARTS SUIT
T
; Bringing suit in the circuit, court
of Douglas county,' through S. H.
Rockhlll, one ot the leading citizens
of the community, Riddle haa started
Its fight for aelf-preservatlon, by en
joining the highway commission,
and the county court from changing
the iPaclftc highway away from the
city and by enjoining the contractor
from making any Improvements up
on the new location aa seeded by the
commission, and the secretary of
state and the state treasurer from
Issuing warrants for payment ot
work done. This action, which will
be fought out In the courts, probably
Into the supreme court ot the state,
wilt be one of the Iblggest legal bat
tles for many years and will have a
direct bearing on future actions to
be taken by the state highway com
mission. Roseburg News.
POLES DEFEAT f
BOLSHEV K
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DELIVER CRUSHIXti BLOW IX
' VOL1IYXIA AND PURSUE FLV
1XO tLUMX9 OK SOVIETS
Xew Hungarian ttobinct to lie Form
ed by Perenyi, With Archduke
Joseph Commanding Army
Copenhagen, Aug. 22. Polish
troops have crushingly defeated the
bolshevlkl and the soviet forces are
being pursued everywhere. Fortress
Rovno in Vol by n I a. northeast of Du
bno, waa captured by the Poles after
hard fighting. The Poles have reach
ed the line of Ihumen-Dortyn, east
of Minsk.
London, Aug. 22. The Ukrain
ians have captured Odessa after hard
fighting, it was announced here to
day. i
Vienna, Aug. 22. The formation
of a new Hungarian cabinet, with
the designation of Archduke Joseph
as commander of the new Hungar
ian army Is reported. Baron Slgis
mund Perenyi, minister of the in
terior, has been asked to form the
new cabinet.
TiAxwrnxF.XTATi Am
DERBY REIXO PliAWEI)
New York. Aug., 2 2. Plana Tor a
transcontinental aerial derby from
New York to San Francisco with
more than (100,000 in prize. In
cluding a frst prize of 20,000. were
announced today by Captain Charles
J. GUdden. chairman of the aerial
league committee of -the Aero Club
of America. No date has been set
for the contest
WOMAN DEPUiy SHERIFF
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Littleton, Colo., Aug. 22. Miss
Margaret . Ennis, Colorado's first
woman deputy sheriff, was sworn in
to office hers the other day. '
Glittering badge, long-barreled six
shooter, lariat hanging on wall, cow
pony tied to the rail outside all
these appurtenances to the office of
the deputy sheriff form the equip
ment of this plucky young woman.
"I'll go after horse thieves and
auto thieves, just as readily as Til
do the swearing in and the other
routine matters in this court build
ing." says Miss Ennto. '
ADVISES SPRAY FOR
Oregon Agrlcultrat College. Cor-
vallla, Aug. 22. .It Oregon fruit
growers are to protect their apples
and pears from the attacks of cod
ling moth worms that mined 18 to
80 per cent of their fruit last year
they will have to have a protective
coat ot poison on the fruit when the
worms emerge for 'the September
"sttag This epray. says A. L. Lov
ett, station entomologist, should be
applied August 20 to 25 in the Wil
lamette valley and almllar districts.
The solution recommended by Pro
fessor ILovett to 3 to S pounds
powdered lead . arsenate twice as
much pastes to 100 gallons of water.
Every apple and late pear should be
thoroughly covered with the spray.
Early pears will probably not need
the spray unless they are to be left
on the trees well Into September.
22, J 910.
1,100 HE Will
STAY III GERMANY
All Oilier Troop to lie Out by got.
SO; Only One Iiatalllon of Artil
lery Ilemains
Washington, Aug. 22. The Amer
ican forces which will remain In
Germany after September S9 are the
8th infantry. 7th machine a-un bat
talion, 2nd bataltlon 6th field artil
lery, 35th field signal station, 1st
supply train, 1st mobile ordnance
repair oot company, 1st engineers
field hospital 12, ambulance - com
pany No. 26.
There will be nearly 7.000 Amer
ican troops in all, who will remain
indefinitely in Germany.
EXPETT. J08EPH TO KE8IGX
Paris, Aug. 22, The supreme
council of the peace conference ex
pects to hear of tho resignation of
Arohduke Joseph, as head of the
Hungarian government, in a few
das.
Washington, Aug. 22 Senator
McNary was one of the 16 senators
to sustain the presidential veto
against the repeal of the daylight
saving. Senators Johnson and Ph
Ian also voted to sustain the oresi-
dent, but the whole democratic sec
tion of the senate -from the south al-
uostAuttrely deserted thatrealdenc.
In the house all Oregon congressmen
voted to repeal the daylight saving
la'w.
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Austin. Tex., Aug. 22. John R.
Shlllady, ot New York, secretary of
the Mr.tlonal Association for the ad
vancement of colored people, was
severely beaten In front ot his hotel
here today and ordered to catch the
first train out of town. The beating
was administered by several men,
following a meeting held with ne
groes by 8hillady. He agreed to
leave. ' '
PAGE RESIGNS
Washington, Aug. 22. Thomas
Nelson .Page has formally resigned
as ambassador to Italy.
TO LOSE LICENSES
Washington, Aug. 22 Active con
trol ot sugar prices waa resumed to
day by the government through an
agreement reached between the de
partment of Justice and the food ad
ministration that licenses will be re
voked by the latter when it is shown
dealers have been profiteering.
Sugar should reach the consumer
at approximately lit cents a' pound.
It was announced, based on the own
ership of. the entire domestic V and
Cuban crop by the United States sug
ar equalization board, which is sell
ing to refiners at 7.28 cents a! pound.
Refiners are under contract with the
board to sell at 9 cents, less 2 per
cent discount for cash, wholesalers
and Jobbers are allowed a maximum
ot 68 cents per 100 pounds for hand
ling and retailers are permitted a
profit of 1 to 1 cents a pound,
making a fair price 11 cents, except
in cases where dealers, have purchas
ed at an ".unreasonable' price due
to misunderstanding in tho . trade
When this is a fact a reasonable- ad'
vance over the actual cost will be
permitted.
SOUTHERN DEMOCRATS
DESERTrJPRESIDENT
WHOLE NUMBER 2751.
SEC. DANIELS
INITIATED TO
Bill LIFE
MAKES THE FA.V1018 90-MILE
DRIVE AROUXD ISLAND OF
' OAHU IN AUTO
Visits 0d Battlefield of Pali, Where
the Hawaiians in 1795 Defeated
tho King of Oahu
Honolulu, Aug. 22. Secretary of
the Navy Josephus , Daniels, who
came to Hawaii for the dedication ot
the great Pearl Harbor naval dry-
dock, and officers ot the battleship
New York and destroyers Chauncey,
Dent, Philip and Waters, which
brought him here from California,
today saw all phases ot Hawaiian
life and industry in an automobile
ride "around the island" of Oahu, a
90 mile drive famous the world over.
He had a feast of Luau.
From the modern skyscrapers ot
Honolulu, the visitors In a itw hours
were whisked to tiny villages where
natives still live in grass huts, used
in (Hawaii for 1500 years; they
passed the royal mausoleum where
lie the bones ot many of Hawaii's na
tive rulers; they (drove through tens
of thousands ot acres of growing
sugar cane and thrdugh enormous
pineapple plantations.
leaving Honolulu the ' motor cars
for six miles climbed up Nuuana val
ley, which terminates abruptly at 'the
Pali In a' narrow gash, with towertnj
mountains on either side with a
sheer drop of 1200 feet to the pine
apple fields on the plains. A won
derful panorama of land and sea is
disclosed without an instant's warn
ing. , 4 -
The greatest event in Hawaiian
history occurred at the Pali. When
Kamehameha the Geat Invaded
Oaku from his own realm, (Hawaii. In
1795 his warriors engaged the army
of the king ot Oaku in Nuuanu val
ley. After a desperate encounter
the Oahuans fled in a wild rout up
the valley, the Hawalins closely pur-
auing. .Rather than surrender, thou
sands of Oahuans plunged over the
Pall to instant death- A brons tab-
let at the Pali, tells the story of
Kamehameh's victory, which result
ed In the unification of the Islands '
of Hawaii and the foundation of the
Kamehameha dynasty, a succession
ot kings and queens ruling the group
until Queen (Lilluckalanl was depos
ed In 1893, when a republic was es
tablished. Annexation to the Unit
ed States followed in 1898.
PVBLIO SERVICE KILLS
BURLESON PHOXE KATES
Salem, Ore., lAug. 22. .Reductions
in the cost ot telephone' service con
nections and moving charges contain
ed in the so-called Burleson order
now In effect throughout the state
are made in an order issued here by
the pidbllc service commission. Prac
tically 300 telephone companies In
Oregon, Including all except the Pa
cific Telephone and Telegraph com
pany and' its conetltutenb concerns
are affected by the new ruling.
AUTO DEALER FOUND
AT
Portland, , Ore., , Aug. 22. The
'body of John R. iMeldrum,' vice pres
ident of a local automobile truck
agency, was found dead early this
morning, lying by the Canyon road
tinder Ford street bridge. There ,
were no serious marks on his body
and it is unknown bow he met bis
death. A broken whiskey bottle was
nearby. He was aged 35 years,
married and leaves two children. .
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