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Its The Climate
We fre. Telling The World
Come and Enjoy It'
I'niveitsity of Ore Li lira
"VOU IX., No. 70.
A SMILE ONLY
rUIOHIDKNTH hl'IX'IAL UTOI-H,
HI T II H IS Ml KING NO OlT
IMMXt HI'KIX IIDH
one womah Breaks the ice"
Other Follow mill llitnri-alinkliig
lAilluws; lawman (Mn II In INTr
AlMHinl for Mr. W Ilium
President Wilson' Mpiihil train
arrived In Orontu Paw at 10:35,
achndule time, this 'forenoon and was
' mt by a large crowd, ninny coming
from loin dlnlanrv In thn country
to tent their first gllmimn of a runl
An thn KiMi-lnl drew Into the city
and turn to a! stop there waa loud
cheering for minute. Then came a
litiHh, for everyone wanted to hear
thn prealdent any a few worda. In
thin they were dlaapixiluted, for hi
pbyttldan advUed ngalnat any out
door eerhea, a thn following lele
tram mill show, It was sent laxt
venlng to C. i. Krnat. secretary of
the. local Chamber of Commerce, by
J. 1. Tumulty at Portland:
"I am very aorry. but acting iin
'n the advice of til physician, the
rrldnt la not attempting tny out
door peerhe nd -we have been
romplled to decline all reorient for
vi'ii brief addresno from the rar
ft 'Hut the lmwldont arua looking In
tine, lieailh and "smiled ai he wteppert
to thn rear platform and waved hi
tiand to thn rnnwd. Again thn rhrer
lug broke forth. Iiul wax hooii stilled,
thn people hoping to rerelve a few
word from the chief executive hut
there was nothliiK doing, hi phy
Iclun remained mauler of cere
monies. Finally one lady had the temerity,
to approach the platform and extend
tier hand. Thn president nuilled an
Tin reached down and pumped her
"hand; then a mnn, bound not to be
. outdone for hnnora. hold up a 'ham
llk "mil" and received a vlaoroiis
"hiindahnke for hi "boldness." The
railing around the platform was then
lowered and Mr. Wllann descended
to the lower step and ahonk' handR
with aa many aa he could for ahout
threw minutes. .Hut the eiiKlnoer wua
heartle and atnrtod the train.
The fine Columbian buck, which
lind been killed by It. S. lawman,
'wan In the meantime loaded Into the
hagmige car to proido the principal
eoiirttn for a presidential dinner.
MedTord, Oro., Sept. Ifl. Greetud
hy thousands, the president arrived
here at 11:30 thia forenoon. He
topped but a few minutes and made
no speech, but shook liands with the
:rowdn. Granla Paag and fllendnle",
at each of which places he stopped,
preaentod the ipreeldont and wife
WANTS TO KNOW WHY
YANKS ARE IN RUSSIA
Washington, Sept. H6 iWhen Seo
Totary IBaker told the, houae imllltary
committee today that the .only rea
son tor putting American troops in
1o Bl'lierla waa to guard the trans-SI-
Deriun railroad, 'Representative 'Ful
ler, republican of Massachusetts,
told 'Mr. Bu:ker his reason was "all
"Why.louldn't we know the real
Toason?" demanded Mr. Fuller. "I
have Hstonedto your romantfc story
about ;Rusalnn and Siberian condl
tlona "but J don't got an answer." .
"uniortunateiy tnat is not my
ta'nlt?" Secretary (Baker repled. '
ISHIftn HtrlkliiK of M(IK Hllue of
(ieriiuuilit lit)' Llulitlilnu iiiImiIIc
. of Attrou'liliiK 1'iite
Straitlnirx, 8it. H. It hiu be
come known only rocently, that the
hiiKe statue of Oermanln, which
atauda In Hie public square here
commemorating the victory of 'the
Prumdun in 1D70 and the founda
tion of the oni lre of the llohentol
lerna waa nhattered by llKhtnlng In
Aiiicuat, 191R, when the Allied annlea
were driving the (lermans lieforo
thiMii all along the weatern front.
The stroke of lltfitnlng now regard
ed aa nymbollo of the approaching
fate of thn German armies rained
conaternatlon among the supersti
tious Hermans and their authorities
here docroed that ailmolute silence lie
kept regarding It. No one was al
lowed to see the monument thereaf
ter1 except workmen who were at
oni einployml to repair It.
The lightning atrudk the sword
wlilch "tJeriminla" 'brandlnlies to
ward heaven. The Imperial Eagle
waa damaged and the Angel of War,
which alnnds at the foot of the Ma
tun waa wrecked. Iplle the re
pairs, traces of the effect of the thun
derbolt will are vlaible.
riKUlUA M.W HIUS
I'arla, fk.pt. 1G. Serbia la expect
ed to sign the Austrian, iieace treaty
400,000 ACRES ARE
Helena. Mont., Sept. 16. While
exact Tlsurea will not lie obtainable
until late autumn, when snow conies
and forvHtcrs can make a complete
nurwy. It lias been aeiul-niriclally es
timated that 'between 300,1100 and
400,000 acres, of valuable timber will
have been flinrnod in Montana this
The heavy loaa thia year Is excep
tional, but there has a a reel, v been a
year In which the damave was not
Jremendoiia. The state press la bo-
Klnnlng to tirge vigoroualy, a reor-
ganhatlon of the government's for
est protection system.
BOYNTON DENIES THAT
WaNlilngton, Sept. 16. Charles
Boynton, exocutlve director of the
aitsoclation for the protection of Am
nrb an right in Mexico, told the sen
ate committee today that" the state
depart monfa approval of its plan for
publicity was sec u rod by the associa
tion before It began operations.
The tCHspclation was , formed in
January 1n New York. Uoynton de
nied trying to Ojrlng about Interven
tion, In .Mexico ad declared that he
did not regard armed intervention
as now necessary.
FIKKMKX WILL NOT '
Boston, Maas., Sept. 16. The fire
men here are not to strike In sup
porting the policemen' union.
LINE IN THREE PLAGES
London, Sept. 16. Admiral Kol
ehak," In pursuing his offensive
against the tbolshevlkt, has broken
their front-in three places, accord
ing to official Information reaching
here today. The progress of the all
Russlaft .counter, movement, It Is
stated, threatens to outflank the bol
shevfk forces advancing from Tob-
Olsk.'if ' ,
PAM' 'OflKrHHfa oochtt, Oregon, tikhday, skitemheb i, ii9.
AHNKItTS "A.MKltH'AN MnilKUS
WILL ItADLK H4.H TO (ilR
UVJ IN KOItKKJX WAIIH
Joluimxi Cainping on . I'rcAldcnt's
Trail j Will KWk From Maine
Htump at Hloux Fall
Waahlngton, Sept. 16. Senator
Sherman of Illinois, republican. In
attacking the league of nation de
clared that If the covenant waa rat
ified aa drafted, American mothers
"will hut cradle their sons to fill
muster rolla of armies to give lives
In foreign wars."
Referring to the president's attack
on the eenatora opposing the league,
"The president hUnaelf Is the
crowned monarch of quitters, with
out a rival In the Weetern 'Hemi
sphere. Ilia silence and speed vwhen
escaping from the Imperishable prin
ciples of yenterday is abysmal and
awlft aa primal chaos."
Slxoux Kails, Sept. 16. Senator Hi
ram Johnson Is to apeak here to
night, optioning the league of na
tions, from the same platform where
Preeldent Wilson appealed for en
dorsement of the league a week ago.
Sheffield, AlaJ.. Sept. 16. Kire
destroyed the warehouse of the En
gineering Corporation at Muscle
Shoals, and the government nitrate
plant. The loss Ik estimated at
It waa something over 25 yenrs
ago when the writer came to this
section and made an arduous trip
Into the country by team, the same
trip now being ji pleasure trip by
automobile. While on the trip he
called at a place that set back 4n
the timber. The man who lived there
was between 40 and 50 years of age
a two weeks .growth of beard mak-j
Ing his age hard to estimate. (Treat
large eugar pine and fire trees sur
rounded the place and the writer
remarked what magntficent trees
they were. "Yaas," remarked the
jirtw, "but what good are they 1
waa iborn here and those trees were
heu-e when 1 come!" To him he could
not conceive .that those trees would
ever be of any value, yet today all
the merchantable timber has been
logged off. iN'ow this has. nothing to
do with this atory, 'except to demon
strate when considering' thing that
surround ua dally we are liable to
overlook their real value', or Just
what an asset they are to the com
munity. I ! .
With the laTge amount of tourist
travel, and tills travel le going to
increase each year, ail scenic attrac
tions are going to .be eeen no mat
ter how Inaccessible they are but
the more accessible the more people
there are who will go to see thesrf'at
tractlons. Just think of the-Increase
In the number of people who see Cra
ter lke each year and the Increase
thia year was greater than in any
previous year and It Is really a hard
trip to make with the roads in their
present condition,' and somewhat ex
pensive. . .' -
Many people who 'visited Crater
iL&ke this year also visited the .ine.
phtne County Caves, ant) after see
ing them fcoth pronounce the Caves
the greater attraction that ' the
scenery to the Caves Is equal If not
BUTITS SPLENDOR AND VALU
ItODIKH -MI TI LATHI UKYO.M) HK-
tXHJNITIO.V; TltOOPH PATIUM
INO WltKCKKI STItKKTS
AIRPLANES TO THE RESCUE
lcatu Toll KnUmiUed at 100; liarge
Planen to Carry IUlief From
Slnton, Tex., Sept. 16. 6cventy
bodies, mutilated ibeyond recognition
have been found in the surrounding
bay shore territory, following the
terrific storm of yesterday.
Corpus Chrlstls, Tex., Sept. 16.
With trooiis patroling the tnaln
streets, Corpus Chrlstls began emerg
ing from the wreckage caused by the
Gnlf hurricane which struck' the city
early Sunday, bringing' death to an
unknown number of persons and do-
tg millionn of dollars worth of dam
age to property. ' '
An unconfirmed report says 120
bodies have been taken from the reef
on Nueces J!fay.
San Antonio,, Tex., Sept. 16. Sev
en scout airplanes have been sent to
Corpus Chrlstl from Kelley Field to
endeavor to get new Xronl Rockoort
which has been cut off from commu
nication, larger plane will carry
supplies frrfm stalled relief trains to
the atrlcken city. If a landing field
ca!n be found. ' '
Corpus Christ!. Sept. 16. The
death toll from Sunday's storm will
reach between 75 and 100, It is es
timated this afternoon.
that's going some, it seems that
superior to that on the way to the
Lake and that the only drawback to
visiting the Caves is the arduous
trip over the trail."
This article Is pot written to cen
sure the people of this community,
but simply to call their attention to
the fact that they are overlooking a
bet '(and a great big bet In which
they have a
cinch) when -they are
not aroused to the fact that they
ought to take more interest, ought to
exert wore effort and boosting, mak
ing the Caves more accessible to
themselves and the tourist . travel.
One man who came from Illinois and
who has lived here about 15 years
remarked to the writer that he made
n. tlHn I ft L'nnl.ml... -..I
to vtait those raves ihnt he hH nonr
seen th. T,,n n.... -.J
seen, the Josephine
were too. handy.
Thia summer the government sent
two engineers here to go over the
proposed routes from both sides
the "Williams Creek side and the
Sucker Creek' aide to see whk-h la
the most feasible. It being the In
tention to build a road clear through
but to tee which side should be built
first. The data they were to gather
was to be used aV Washington this
winter In providing information for
the government, so that rhey could
worR out this winter the moat feas
able route to build flrstV Did the
people of this community interest
themselves in finding out what in
formation they got or did the people
of this county assist them in any
way? Xo, they came here 'at the in
stance of a department in Washing
ton, were shown through the Caves
by the guide the government em
ploys, and left -without being mo
lested In any way or suspected of
any ' crime they even escaped the
eyes of the real estate men, ' and
I .T Continuedorr"page 1) " .
BUS PASSED Mil I MR PAIR
IIP BY THE YAOUIS
Mexk-ann Fare Worw and Are Ktiip
ped to thn KluetrinK; "White"
Indian Lead Attack
Douglas. Ariz.. Sept. 16. Ameri
cans were not molested but Mexi
cans were llteraliy "stripped to the
shoestrings" by the Yaqut Indians
who recently raided the mlnlnir
camp at San Nicolas Sonora, 140
miles southwest of Douglas. . Food
was taken front the Mexican mlnen'
cabins and even their clothing was
seized, according to Leo C. Cloud,
managing director of the minlnr uro-
perties, who has arrived here..
The Indians were led hr two men
with skins as white as any Ameri
can's. Mexicans said they were Morn
Members of the band were noorlv
clothed, some having no covering
auout the waist. AU were armed.
some with modern high Dowered
rifles and others with older, cruder
weapons. There were no Mexicans in
The efforts or Mrs. Carl Kndunon.
who had charge of the commissary,
alone kept the camp from being left
altogether without provisions. . After
the commissary was looted of $1400
tn gold and practically all Its goods,
Mrs. Knudson pleaded with the lead
er for Ifpod. saying that It would he
st ranee for a rnai okir i
the oamp starving. The chief, turn
ed fcaCk two sacks of flour.
SHANTUNG DATE FIXED
Honolulu, Sept. 16. The United
States has asked the Japanese eov-
erhment to fix a definite date tor
the return of Kiao Chaa, according
to cable advices received by a dailr
newspaper here. 'The Japanese gov
ernment has not answered.
iVashlngton, Sept". 16. Officials
here will not comment on the report
that the United States has asked
Japan to fix a: date for the return
of Kiao Chaut but the general im
pression is that the report is well
founded. . 1 .
MANV SPECULATORS IN
San 'Francisco, Sfpt.' 16. Lieut.
emn' lrm" memoer or
E. Kerrigan, former member of
.v.. y lntelgee corps of the
l' T T that -
V AM U Oct on1 nthna ntuU..t
- -wvw ifiumiuriii UIUU
in t ha VArthvAof innBt.j u
rselveS financially In eovernment
spruce production. .
ALTITl'IE 1U.XXRI UKtXXi.VIZED
Npv Ynrlf Oattf Ifi TV.
"rl,lane Ultude record of 28,500
feet tor a pilot and one Dassenaer.
made at Dayton. Ohio, September 6,
by Major (Randolph W. Schroeder,
who .won the recent New York-Toronto
international contest, has been
made official by the contest commit
tee of the American Flying club.
The former record was 27,800 feet.
held by Captain Lang, of the Royal
air forces. .
FOR HALF HOLIDAY
. New York, Sept. 16. Thousands
of .shipyard workers' who quit work
In Brooklyn, Staton Island and New
Jersey yards last Saturday noon in
an attempt to enforce a demand for
a! Saturday half holiday found them
selves discharged when they reported
tor work, today. The discharged
workmen have started picketing
some of the yards.
WHOLK NUMB Kit 2771.
OUT TO OWNERS
INVESTOIW iS' GOVKRXMKXT 8i
CTRITIK8 EAItX $18,000,000
SINCE MAY, 1018
1,402,534" HOLD 3RD SERIES
Director KmJth Bays Clip Coupons
and Gawh Them to Put Coin in
San Framoisco, Sept. 16. The
nlted States government has lust
paid out more than $6,000,000 in
semi-annual Interest to holders of
Third liberty Joan bonds in the
Twelfth Federal Reserve district.
This Interest payment, added to the
two previous interest Installment
paid on Third loan bonds by the gov
ernment, gives a' total of nearly 118.-
000,000 earned since 'May. 1918, by
the 1287,975,000 Invested by 1,402,-
584 purchasers of bonds of the Third
loan in this federal reserve district.
"Be sure and clip your oouoons
ana casn mem," is the advice broad-
vuaicu tu uuiuera oi me i mra loan -
wuuo nj uwuen c. omua. airecior
.Of the war loan'Arn'nlKfttln r i.
Twelfth Federal Reserve district.
"Coupons uncashed are idle money.
It is no trouble to 'cash your cou
pons. Must clip the September 15
couiion oft and present it at any
bank and you will get your money.
It Is no more trouble than .getting
change for a bill."
If all bondholders In America cash
their , coupons immediately there
will be in circulation tomorrow near
ly $85,000,000 "more money than was '
in circulation yesterday. That is
approximately, the total amount - of
interest to be paid out on the Third
loan. as a whole today.'
'"Here Is a chance for the dbodIs
to hit high prices a hard blow."
says Director Smith. "Every man.
woman and child who owns a Third
loan bond should cash the coupon
and immediately buy Thrift or War
Savings stamps or Treasury Savings
certificates which bear more Interest.
than the bonds. Investment ef the
Thlrd'loan hnnrf IntArMt ,i t.k& uA i.
window immediately upon cashing
the coupons will keep that $85,00.0,
000 out of circulation and thus help
kep prices down. '.
"I cannot "urge too strongly the
wisdom of letting the government
keej this interest money and, not
only that, but continued 'buying of
War Saving 'Stamps out of every pay
envelope. If everyone in the United
States would set aside something
each week. lor War Savings Stamps
earning them 1 per cent . Interest
compounded every three months, it
would e a very short time until
there would be a noticeable drop in
PERSHING NOT TO GET
Washington, Sept. 16 Opposition
by several members, both republl-'
calls and democrats, privately expres
sed In regard to the proposed ap
propriation, of $10,000 tor a sword
for General Pershing has caused the
house Readers to abandon the pro
posed gift. 1
Many contended that a vote of
thanks to the general, his officers
and men would be sufficient, and a
resolution was therefore adopted.
'Representative Schall of Minnesota,;
an independent, cast the only dis
senting vote and the resolution -went
to the senate. No mention Was mada
of the sword on the floor.