We're Telling . The World Come and Enjoy It- 0 vol. ix., n.i. ana. GRANTS PASS, JOSKPllINB OOCUTT, OREGON. MONDAY, AUGUST 25, WHOLE NXMBER 8783. 'Ifs The ClttrM Li, (EMf BANDIT LEADER RENTERIA SAID TO BE KILLED HKI-OHT THAT LEADER Kllfl-.K itv kiiot i ito.M aihi'LAxi: RELIEVED AITHKNTH! AMERICAN Aviator Who lltt'niim l,ont In Rain storm mill Wore I'onisi to Luntl Are Nnfti on I'. H. Soil Mitrfu, Tex.. Au. 2.1, ---.Major Jut. P. Yancey, commander of the Amer ican Trunin v expedition Into Mex ico, told tho Associated Prim over field toloihi)iin toduy Hint lis consltl red the report authentlo that Jesus Rnnterla. I h bandit leader, had Ihwo but and instantly killed from u American airplane last Tuesday. Three hundred and seventy-five American cavalry troops who eiiter - ed Mexico Tuesday are back on Am erican aoll today. The ibase I to be abandoned and the trooi are to resume border patrol. Four of the bandit were kill ml by troop and another one by air men. iN'Ine bandit are reported cap tured at Ooyame by Cnrranza' obi ter. They are believed to be tnein beni of the Jtentcrla band. The American aviator reported missing below the Hlo Grande e terday after they loft Royoe Field for Mexico at daylight to reconnolter are located. ' They had become lout ' In a rainstorm and were forced to land. Wither aviator was Injured. WMtKTAHT FOR PERIOD AUGUST iM TO AUG. IM Pacific -oal slates: V'timerally fattr normal touiporature. NAVY IN WILL HANG WashlilKUiii, A UK. Abtilition of the submarine us an Instrument of modern warfare does not seem prob able o Ainerlcun naval officers who have given careful study to the ar Kumenls put forth before Allied na val com mission InvestlKatinK . the subject. It Is the belief of those offi cers that submarines will 'become uioro numerous In the principal na vies of the world during the next few ycurs. OP SEATTLE IN TOILS Seattle, Aug. 25. The commission men, four of them Japanese, have been arrested on charges of hoarding potatoes in an attempt to increase prices. " Three- hundred thousand pounds of potatoes have been seized. WILL TRY TO PROVE AIRPLANES ARE SAFE . ilJuffulo, N. Y Aug. 24. The Cur tins Aeroplane and Motor corpora tion announces tnat plans are being worked out for three air route tor passenger service. They will be to Rochester, Syracuso, Utlca and Al bany; to Erie aid Pittsburgh, Pa., and across the Canadian (border, to Hamilton and Toronto. The state route will be opened this tall, but the other two will 'probably not be be in operation until spring. The conviany, , ' the announcement nays, Is 'anxious to disprove the belief that (lying is dangerous. CHUT RETURNS DEMOCRATS WILL S I'luil to IUIe .1,KH,HH For 11)20 'aisiuilin; South Downs Wmimn Suffrage,- Hut Want Vote New Ybrk, Aug. 25. The hlith cost of everything else has hit poli tics too, according to a tiitcmcnt ls sued hi' r tonight by former Itepre Kentatlvo William T). Jamison of Iowa, director of finance of the dem ocratic national committee. In an nouncing plans to raise a $5,000,000 war chest for the coining presidential election. The greatest democratic campaign (mid raised to duie, said Mr. Jamle son was $2,500.00(1, contributed by 300,000 members of the party to re-eli-t President Wilson In 191. This year, he said, an Intensive campaign will he pushed to obtain subscrip tions aversKlnK $' from at least 1, 000,000 persons. Mr. Jainlnson said the com I ii k rampivlgn was ex iiectet to be the "Inteosest ever ever siMMi," A lurtte part of the $5, 000,000 fund he said, would be need ed for work amoiing the 11,000,000 to 13 ,000,00ft women who wilt cast a presidential ballot for the first time. Touching on the question of can didates, Mr. Jaiuieson ' mentioned President Wilson (In case the I. ca ll ue of Nations Is defeated I; Will iam ). 'McAdoo, Attorney Geueral Palmer:; Governor. Cox of Ohio; John W. Davis, ambassador (o Eng land : Senator Hitchcock of Nebraska and Vice President IMarshal. OR U.S. Washington, 1). ('., Auk. 23. Sen ator Jones, republican member from WashliiKton, today introduced a bill proponing the withdrawal of the I'nlled State from the league of na tions within two years unless all the nations which are members abolish conscription. ' The bill also provides thai the American delegates to the league be elected by the people for a' term of four years, the salary to be fixed at $25,000 per year. Under Us pro posals no person under 35 years of age will be ellKible. ASKS PASSPORT LAW CONTINUED FOR YEAR Washington, D. C, Aug. 25. To provent an Influx of aliens into the Catted States after pence Is declared the president asked congress to con tinue the passport law, which has been effective during the waT, for one year. T L IS Douglas. lArlz., . Aug. 25. The Chinese of Sonora, against whom the recently enacted "Eighty per cent law" requiring the "employment ot 80 per cent Mexican labor or cleri cal help In all enterprises or busi nesses was said to be dlrectedviartl cii'larlly, have appealed, through the French consul at llermoslllo, Sonora, to the Chinese legiatlon Jn Mexico City for assistance. r His highness, T. K. Fong, in charge or the affairs of China in Mexico, in a statement made-In the Mexican capital, said be had been advised ot the activities of IPreslednt Arana of Magdalena, Sonora, who has been touring Sonora speaiklng against the Chinese and recently osused the ar rest of a number of .Chinese merch ants In Maxdalena undej the SO per cent law. SPEND I N O RIS RAILROAD MEN 4 CENTS BOH XCREAHE BASED OX TEX HOURS PAY FOR M HOI ItS WORK AM) RETROACTIVE , . E I l'nHjition to Ik) HubiiiilK-l to the HrotliiThiMMbt Ry Their lti1r"wntaliviMi Washington, 1). C, Aug. 25. The president has submitted to the rail way shopmen the projioeal that they be paid a four cents per hour In crease on a basis of ten hours tor oight hours work, the Increase to be retroactive to May 1. He made the statement that any greater increase now would greatly advance the cost of living, and would therefore be Inadvisable. Certain clause ot shopmen would receive sixty-seven cents per hour. Representatives told the president that they would submit the proposi tion to the members of the brother hood. Washington, Aug. 25. The pres lilent today conferred with Director General Hlnea and representatives of the railway shopmen who are de manding a 15 iter cent Increase In wages. 1os AnKeles, Aug. 25. No relief from complete paralysis of the steam roads Is In sight today. Also little hope is felt for the immediate set tloment of the street car strikes. The mails are becoming congested. General Iosan Woineu's Relief Corps on Saturday received another class Into their organization and af ter the Impressive initiation the corps members, G. A. R. and a few Invited guests eat down to a bounti ful supper. On one cake Which attracted much favorable notice were two Anjerican flags with crossed staves done in red, white and blue Icing.. Another interesting feature was the celebrating of the 77th birth day of Mrs. Margaret Benn, one of the pioneer members. During July and August the local corps received 22 Into membership, as follows: ' 'Dertha Courtney, iLlzsie iH. Megur gle, Edith M. Anient, Emma T. Hull, Thusnelda IH. Harris, Alma Ktphart, Dorothy H. Raosele, Florence Knight, j 'Laura Rowley, Artre Thorabllnson, uiara; Douoie, tvtae r osier, Anna w. Harmon, Ruby Johnson, Madge Dor man, iC.race hyon. Uzzte Powell, 'Ruth Hammond, Addle F. Parker, Mary Dullbon and Lee Clardy, and Esther Toung by transfer from Pitts burg, Pa. TO INTEREST CAPITAL IN COPPER ' H. F. Sowers, of Low iDlvlde, who has been openfng up his copper mine up there, will depart this, 'week with his family to drive through to New Jersey. It' is Mr. Sowers Intention to go east and Interest capital In his mines so that 'he can Install a con centrator. He has large body ot ore which cannot be shipped owing to the bigh cost of transportation, but if he can get a concentrator here he can work this ore along with the high grade ore that he has been ship ping. Del Norte Triplicate. , ' PEACE TREATY IN SPOTLIGHT FOR THE WEEK I'KMOTKATS HAV TI1KV KXI'KCI HXAIj AtTlOX TO ItK TAKKN VTIIIH WKKK HIGH COST PROBE CONTIJES House to Consider liuitdUiinon Hill to Regulate Cold Sturage of Food Stuffs Washington, Aug. 25. The peace treaty promises to hold the spot light in congress again this week with a possibility that before the week Is over the report of the for eign relations committee may bring the question of ratification into the open senate. Although Chairman Idge declines to make any prediction as to when the committee will report, democrat ic members said today that they bad an understanding with the requbli cans that action would be taken this week if possible. The committee today resumed its hearings but most ot the week Is expected to be devoted to discussion of amendments to the treaty. De bate on the treaty is also to con tinue In the senate. The Franco-American treaty will come before the senate judiciary committee in connection with con' slderatioD ot a. sub-committee report holding the treaty to be no violation of the' United States constitution. 'High cost of living questions will continue to the fore In both branches of eongress. The senate agricultural committee Is expected to report early in the week an amendment to put "teeth" in the Iver food control act. The house, having carried out one of President Wilson's recommen dations for reducing living costs, will consider another this week in the Hutchinson bill to regulate cold storage of foodstuffs. Othie Sackett, known nationally as "Young KloT McCoy." who will speak In the M. E. church tomorrow night. Is perhaps one of the best known fighter speakers of today. At one time "Kid .McCoy" was a ring artist ot national falne and for a time pos sessed the title of lightweight cham pion boxer, but he was converted from the fighters' ring by Billy Sun day, and since that time has appear ed In every state of the union, mak ing just as much of a record as a preacher as he did as a Iboxer. He has something of the famous Sunday style and much- of the Sunday force- fulness. He puts emphasis, vim and snap into bis lectures, and pre sents his subjects in an entirely new and original 'way. At Eugene recently, McCoy spoke to packed houses, and the Guard says his talk was- forceful, etralght from the shoulder, and valuable to every person. He advises young men to take up boxing as a means ot physical training, but urges them to keep away from the ringside. COMMITTEE TO QUIZ . Seattle, Wash., Aug. 5. Ameri can aviators who fought on the west era front will be called before the congressional eommittee to tellwhat they, thought ot the American air service. ! . ' General Dlsque will be called be fore the oommlttee when he returns east, He will go to Gra'ys Harbor, Wlllapl and Portland later tbie week. GQLDEH DRIFTDAf.1 IIASI.llllfiC Ft i BUmi of I'nknowo Origin Destroys t'pjMT Deck of Wooden Penstock Early Sunday morning tire of un known origin destroyed the deck and upper structure of the wood pen stock at the Golden Drift dam. The Lflre was discovered at about 3 o'clock In the morning by Mrs. Cargili, whose husband Is employed by the Irrigation and Power company as caretaker, and Mr. Cargill at once spread the alarm, but there was lit tle that could be done. The tire, how ever, as . It consumed the upper structure, released the gates which fell and closed the penstocks, caus ing the water to rise and flow over the spillway, which saved that part vt the structure. - Workmen have been busy for sev eral' weeks putting in concrete work In place of the wood structure. This work will continue, the (ire simply doing away with the necessity of tearing out the wooden parts. GKKMANV I'llKt'EKS TO POLICE SILESIA HEJISELF Paris, Aug. 25. Germany de clined to invite tbe allied troops to police' Silesia, -because they have the right under the treaty which stipu late that they are to safeguard the pieotscue mere, uermans are re ported to be causing a recurrence of the recent reign of terror In Silesia. Berlin. July 22. (Correspon dence of The Associated Press) The German deficit in food, the difference-between the amount produced in "Germany and Germany's normal needs, amounts to 3,600.000 tons of wheal, one- million tons of meat and one million tons of fats, says the Imperial Food Ministry. Immediate payment for these nec essary foodstuffs' with inland resour ces is unthinkable, the ministry , as serts. Only long term credits can help and the acceptance of such credits is only passible it Germany works, for only then can the credi tors have confidence in -paying abili ty of. Germany. E NOT YET SATISFIED San Francisco, Aug. 25. .Ballots ot telephone workers In the , Pacific coast states Indicate the rejection of the proposals under which employes returned to work, it was reported to day. The situation is being can vassed today. An announcement will probably be made tonight. Tl The Grants Pass chamber of com merce recently communicated with the government .air service relative lo the Grants Pass aviation field with the view to ascertaining the desires or intentions of the authorities. The chamber. has received , acknowledge ment of the Inquiry, together with a questionnaire covering all points In connection with landing fields, as weli as diagrams. - The local field has may points of vantage and makes a good allowing on the government's questionnaire, but the main ques tion as to the government's require ments and Intentions still remain unanswered. ' , . SECY. DANIELS VIEWS HAWAII'S ACMVOLCANO XAV AL SECRETARY EXJOVS THE FAMOUS THI ItTY-MILE AU. . TO MOBILE DRIVE OFFICERS OF- FLEET OM TRIP View Plain Where Army of King Keooa Vii Destroyed By : Eruption of 1700 Hilo, Island ot Hawaii, T. H.. Aug. 25. KUauea. the world's most ac tive and most accessible volcano, was today viewed by Secretary of the Navy Joeephus Daniels and officers of those vessels of the Pacific fleet which brought the cabinet member to Hawaii. The warships came here from Honolulu where Secretary Dan iels dedicated the Pearl Harbor nival drydock. Not the least interesting part - ot today's excursion waa the 30-mile auto drive from Hllo to the volcano, which took the secretary and naval . officer through sugar plantation,, quaint native villages, with all the atmosphere of ancient Hawaii, and miles of gigantic tree ferns and for ests ot other tropical ' plants abd trees. Hawaii, geographically, la the youngest of the group of Islands Island which still has an active vol cano. '''''" . Kilauea, the 'volcano. Is on the slope of iMauna fxa, ,tbe mountain peak towering 13,675 feet, at an ele vation of nearly 4.000 feet above sea level- The main crater is nearly eight miles in circumference and 600 feet deep, encloeclng an area of 2,650 acres, a solidified sea of lava which take most fantastic shapes. In the center ot this vast sink in the mountain slope ' Is Halemaumau. or the house of everlataing fire." a great pit over 1,000 feet In diameter where churns and boils a sea of liquid rock, with waves and billows of white-hot lava eternally tearing si the confining walls..-- Near the crater of Kllaua is a sandy plain, covered with huge boulders vomited up in the eruption of 1790. It was here that the army Of King Keoua of Kau was destroyed by this emotion when on its way i to attack tbe forces of Kamehameha the Great, who made, himself the first king of all the Islands. This historic plain was traveled by Mr. Daniels and his party on the way to the fire pit of the volcano, In mod ern times no one has lost his life at Kilauea. i ,", ' MISSING AIRPLANE IS REPORTED LOWER CAl. San' Diego, Aug. 25. -An airplane believed to be . that ot Lieutenants Waterhouse and Connelly, missing since Wednesday, was sighted Wed nesday morning near 'Ensenada', Lower California. A search Is be ing made. vHonolulu, T. U., Aug. 1, (by mall) 'With a population of approximately- 80,000, Honolulu and the Island of Cahu have banks and trust com panies with assets ot more than 140, 000,000, according to a statement recently compiled. The island' baiika have deposits' ot almost $29, 000.000. " .