We're Telling The World Come and Enjoy IV VOL. X., No, 0. GRANTS PASS, JOSEPHINE OOUMT, OBBOON, WEIKSI.V, SKIT. 21. HMD. WHOLE HTMBER 277. 4Us The Climate WILSON tells UTAH PEOPLE M T LEAGUE WISH AI'I'LAl HU AM UU TRACK AMERICA'S IHTY TO TIIK t WOIUJ ' "OBJECTIONS MELTING AW AmwU ,TluU Majority of Fellow Countrymen Wont tiu league Covenant Adopted Bait Ik City. Sept. 2 4. Ituiily Ing dlroctly to neiiale rotoa1 to writ reservations Into' ratification of the mmu: treaty. I'rsaldent WlUou declared In an address In thi Mor mon tabernacle hero that the pro posala would "out tho heart" out of the league of nations. Before great rrowd which re peatedly nlieerod tilH utterances, Mr. Wilson reud a proposed reservation, tinder which 1h I'nlted State would assume no responsibility" to pro tect the integrity of foreign govern BtenU under article 10. Such n res ervation, he asserted, would relieve the t'nlted State of a iwrt of it Just rnsponslblllty. "Hoc the United States want to be In on that special footing?" nMked tho president, and there waa (treat snout of "no" from the crowd. Answering ohjei'tlona that under artbte 10 the t'nlted Sin ten might he called on to nettle llalkan contro versies, the president mild: "If you want to put out a fire lu Vtali you difti't ko to Oklalxmm for thn fire endue, and If you want to )ut out a fire lu the Hulkann. you don't eeud to the I'nited State for troops." Tho rholre would be made, he eald. "from the most eultalile and most available" force, and the decision (Continued on page I.) PROFIT-SHARING PLAN New Orleans, 1., Sept. 24 Tho Holutlon of the difference between labor and capital Ilea In the scheme of profit sharing, Representative Champ (Mark, of Mlaaauii, declared today In an address at the annual i-onvontUm of the Associated Adver tising Club of the World. "The plan of profit wharlng," 'he said, "will require much thought to bring It to perfection, but It certain ly la not 'beyond our ability." "The high class of American la bor 1a a matter for -national congrat ulation and should be universally fhotished. On the other band no body ehould ihave ; prejudice against u man because he has acquired capi tal provldod he secure It honestly What ipeople Teally and reasonably object to la being skinned within an Inch of their Uvea." HIST FIRES RAGE IN San IBornardlno, Cat, Sept, 24. Over seven thousand acres of timber and brush and several apple or chards and many buildings were burned In forest flrea In the 9an Bernardino mountains, 25 miles northeast of bore. The fire la burn ing on a ten-mile front. Ijos Angoles, Cal., Sept. 24. Two mountain fires devastated over 100, 1)00 acres of timber on the watershed In the ILos Angeles national forest near hore. The flames are as yet un locked and 800 men ate fighting the Mre. . CliP CS FAVORS GERMANFARL1ER1N BAD WITH LEGION Medford IVople IteM-nt Article Print ed In New Record-Herald, Defend ing Action of tiemwnr Medford, Sept. 23. An article printed In the Taclfle Record Herald September 18, credited to the James town Journal, Jamestown, New York, defending iermany In attacking Prance, and Intimating that In fight ing against the kaiser, the I'nlted Statin "bet on the wrong horiie," canned the local pout of the Ameri can legion, at a meeting to demand that the Y. .M. C. A. at once Identify Mis Annie iDundordale, a Y. M, C. ... worker, quoted as authority for the statements in the article. The article, according to the edi tor of the laper, waa 'presented by 1.. Neldormuler, a wealthy Cerman Aiiierlean farmer living neap Jack sonville. The editor explained be did not want to publish the interview but as Mr. Neldermeler controls a majority of the stock of the paper he fell obliged to do so. A committee from the legion call ed uMm Mr. iXeldermeler and de manded an explanation. Mr. Nolder tuelur maintained 'he waa a loyal American, bad a son In the I'nlted Slates army, but that he was op posed to the loglon for meddling In mattors of this sort. If such tactics were ipersiatod In, he said he would not allow his son to Join the organ ization, . , . . The legion passed resolutions con demning as un-Amertoan the action of Neldermeler, In submitting the ar ticle sd the local paper In printing It and requesting the resignation of Mr. Xeldrirmelnr as 'director of a lo cal bank' and his resignation from any other office he may hold. The resolutions were presented to the Jackson County Ruslnessmen'a asso ciation at their meeting and were Immediately and unanimniiHly In dorsed by that organization. Tho merchants went further and drew up resolutions of their own, de claring as long as the paper In ques tion continued to print' such articlea the association would withhold all advertising endorsements and any merchant who advertised In It would bo considered as un-American as the paper. The following resolution was adopted by tho executive committee of the American legion: "Whereas. Mr. I Neidcrineler has cuused certain objectionable matter to lie published In the Pacific Record Herald, a newsapcr published in Jackson county, Oregon, and Whereas, such publication Is deemed by this committee to be un- American and detrimental to the peace and welfare of this community and 'the I'nlted States, and Whereas, iMr. iXeldormoier Is at present a director of the Farmers' and 'Fruit Growers' bunk of Medford, Oregon, and Whereas' such a banking institu tion Is in the nature of a pubile cor poration, the .purpose of which is to directly further the welfare of the community and nation, and Whereas .we are of the opinion that a! man who Is un-American should not hold a -position of trust 1n such at) Institution. Now therefore we the executive committee of 'Medford (Post Xo. 15, of the American legion demand that the resignation of Mr. Neldermeler as a director of the 'Farmers' and Fruitgrowers' bank of Medford, Ore gon, be requested by the board of directors and stockholders of such bank forthwith. And be It further resolved that the secretary of this organization be in structed to mall copy of this reso lution to the president of said bank, and that a copy also be furnished the press." y Medford, Ore., Sept. 24. it. Neld ermeler baa resigned as bank direc tor, due to the demands of the Am erican Legion members, following tho publication of on alleged pro German article in a 'local weekly pa per at Neldermeier'a request. THREATEN TO CLOSE UP SHOP WITHIN TWO DAYS '":T:';l:E . Steel Company Sends Ultimatum to Strikers, Who Ignore ThreatLabor Claims Cummins Bill Means Slayery. Rioting Continues England Also Has Trouble Indiana Harbor, Ind., Sept. 24. Officials of the Inland Steel Com pany have sent an ultimatum to the strikers that 'unless they return to work within two days the company will shirt down the plant for six months. 1'nlon leaders said they would Ignore the ultimatum Washington, Sept. 24. Sections of the Cummins railroad bill forbid ding strikes, was attacked before the senate committee by officials of the railroad brotherhoods, who claimed that It would mean the return to slavery In the industry. New York, Sept. 24. Reports from the it eel centers record little change In the alignment of the op posing forces In the steel strike. In the Mahoning valley, Ohio, the strikers success is complete, 4 4.000 men being Idle. The issuo Is still doubtful In the great strategic centers radiating from .Pittsburg and Chicago. The Carnegie flteel Company at Pittsburg gives out this news: "lAoks good, men returning to work." Iabor leaders deny the report. Most of the mills are closed around Chicago, or are oieratlng with small forces. A sympathetic strike of the' RUSSIA STAGGERS UNDER HEAVY DEBT Ixmdon, Sept. 24. Interest on Russia's state liabilities today amounts to approximately $643,500,- 000, according to a statement issued from Omsk by the minister of fin ance of tho Kolchak government. In 1914 the national debt was 8.637.000,000 rubles, the statement says. Internal wat time loans aggre gated 33.000,000.000 rubles while loans contracted abroad amounted to 8,000,000,000 rubles, thus bringing the debt to a total of about 50.000,. 000,000 rubles. About 50,000.000 rubles yearly would be required for the amortisation of this tremendous sum. The statement points out the fact that the figures quoted In rubles rep resent fictitious values as the foreign loans were Issued abroad In ngllsh, American, French, Japanese and Italian currencies which cannot be converted Into rubles at the old gold rate of exohage. Whereas France. In pre-war days, was 'Russia's largest creditor. It Is noted that Great Britain supplied the bulk of Russtas financial require ments during hostilities with France, America; Japan and Italy ranking In the order amed. CLAIMS I. Wl STARTED TROUBLE IN OKLAHOMA Drumrlght, Okla., Sopt. 24. State troops are at their posts here, pa trolling the streets, while others are guarding downtown buildings. The riot growing from the telephone op erators' strike Js lessened In Inten sity. Eleven alleged leaders or tli riot ers 1n the oil fields are In Jail. The mayor declared" that It waa the I. W. W. workers In the oil fields, and not his stand In the telephone Btrlke, that caused the riots.' lake seamen seems nearer. There Is some rioting and sporadic disorders. Four men were stabbed in Cleve land, two of them probably fatally, in a right between the strikers and non-strikers. Indon, Sunt. 24. Due to the sit uation created by the railroad men In presenting an ultimatum to the government, threatening to strike at noon Friday unless a settlement is made In the meantime, a full cabinet meeting was called for this after noon! Canton, Ohio, Sopt. 24. The gen eral manager of the Conton Sheet Steel company announced today that his men had voted to return to work. XVB. ORrXiOX. HAS :lO.WKI COXFI,Af;KATIOX La Grande, Ore.. Sopt. 24. The business section of Cove, 4- 1 2 miles east of here, was dea- 4 troyed by fire today. Twelve business houses burned. The loss is estimated at $30,000. LOCAL INVENTION SOON C. A. Clarke, who left for Stock ton, Cal., a week or more ago for the purpose of arranging for the manu facture of a patented automobile tire carrier and tire remover, expects to soon have a' limited supply placed on the market. Mr. Clarke has an ap pliance which will be welcomed bv every automobilist who has ever tried to change a tire on a demount able rim. With Mr. Clarke's aoDn- ance the simple twist of a wrench al lows the removal of the tire and when repairs have been made a twist in the opposite direction expands the rim and the locking Is easy. The appliance is a spare tire carrier at tached to the rear of the machine. It also has a tire locking device. -Mr. Clarke worked for eome time at the Collins garage perfecting his Invention and he now feels that it is ready for the market. Mr. Clarke owns a one-half interest and the 'other half da owned by Benj. M. Col lins and Fred Collins and Frank Coleman. RF.I TROOVS MAKE CMS 'London, Sept. 24. A bolshevlkl wireless from Moscow " says . Red troops under General Dubkoff have occupied Tomsk, 500 miles east of Omsk. E GAVE HIM A BEATING Charleston, W. Va,. Sept. 24. Don Chafine, deputy sheriff of Logan county, here to arrest a: man wanted for trial there, was shot and serious ly wounded at the offices of the t'nlt ed Mine Workers' 'local. Chafine al leged that the attack was made by Vice President Petry of the miners' organization. 'He was shot just over the heart. Petry 'gave a bond of 110,000 following his arrest. Trouble between Chafine and Petry is said to be or long standing. Petry claiming that Chafine had once beaten him. : SINHOTT'S LAI T Would Itefftore to Kntry 50,000 Acres From lied of Lakes in Klamath County; Fine Timothy I And Washington, Sept 24. The house public lands committee has decided to report favorably on two of Con gressman fiidnott'a bills affecting lands in Oregon and California. The first restores to entry (0,000 acres rich reclaimed lands from tha bads of lakes in Klamath County, Oregon, and in Siskiyou aod Modoc counties, California. In this bt:i soldiers, sailors and marines of tl'e war with Germany are: given preference rights above all other persons. This Is said to be the finest timothy hay' land In the United States and very valuable. As soon as the bill to enacted Into law the secretary of interior win set the date for opening of the tract to entry. IT- TREATY 11 WIN OUT Washington, Sept. 24. Senator Hitchcock, of Nebraska, administra tion treaty leader, declares that yes terday's vote on Senator Lodge's mo tion waa a victory for friends of the pact. "We defeated the effort to postpone the Fall amendments, said Senator Hitohoock, "and have enough votes to defeat them." BUT DID NOT ESCAPE Canyon ville. Ore.. Sept. 24. Dep uty Sheriffs Hopkins and O'Connor. while taking back to Roseburg two youths who broke Jail there Monday, were in an automobile accident near Myrtle Creek last night, when a large car from Portland crashed In to the sheriffs' automobile on a nar row srade. wrecking both machines. O'Connor was cut on the head. but none of the others were injured. The prisoners were handcuffed to gether and had no chance to esca'pe. LEADVILLE. BAD MAN'S L IeadWlle. Colo., Sept. 24. That the gambling days of ladvllle axe a thing of the past, at least insofar as the legal iphases of wooing of the goddess of chance are concerned. was demonstrated here this week when gambling Paraphernalia, con sisting principally of roulette wheels and valued conservatively at $7,000, was carted to the city dump ing grounds by deputy sheriffs and there burned. The destruction of the Jxtg pile of gambling apparatus came about as the result of a' court order issued following the spectacu lar 'raid conducted here on August 16 th. WILSON A VKTKRAX? On Board President Wilson's Spe cial Train. Sept. 24. The badite of the American Legion has replaced on President Wilson's coat lapel the miniature American flag which form ed so prominent a feature of thi wartime pictures of the nation's chief executive. It wa left to the legion's chapter at Glendive, Mont., to bring the com mander-in-chief of the American army and navy into the organization. It voted him a' veteran of the war and extended him a full member ship when his special train halted at trlendlve for a tew minutes. He ac cepted and secured a legion button BILL MAY WIN OU whloh he has worn since on all oc DEMOCRATS ARE FRAMING UP TO ELECT MOO SPLIT IS PARTY RANKS BELIEV- KI DI E TO ACTIVITY FOR FOB 6BCKET ART TO BE JUUU Wealthy Iowa Maa Heads Moremeat to Amass Greatest CampaJga Fund Ever feed Washington, Sept. 24. Sedition has broken out in the democratlo party ranks over the alleged perni cious activity of the national com mittee in behalf of the presidential candidacy of William Glbbs McAdoo. And a report emanating from New York says that, as a result, en thusiastic support la lacking for tha plan for raising $10,000,000 for the next year's democratic presidential campaign, an amount almost four times that ever employed by any par ty In such a contest. The plan for raising this enormons fund mm orig inated by "Wilbur W. Marsh, a weal thy Iowa manufacturer, who has been treasurer of the democratic na tional committee since 19K. It baa been so successful already that Wil liam D. Jamieeon, also of Iowa, di rector of finances for the democra tic national committee, reports that he has raised $2,000,000 fn excess of the debt of several hundred thou sand dollars left over from the los ing congressional campaign of last year and accumulated since then in permanent organization" work. It is over this "permanent organt- , zatlon" work that the breach has come about. Opponent of McAdoo (Continued on Page 3) LATEST FIGURES PLACE U.S. L0SSAT322.182 Washington, Sept. 24. The cost of the war to the United States in man power is now estimated offi cially as 1161492 dead and 205.690 wounded, a total of 322.182. These figures Include losses to army and marine units on all fronts to Septem ber 1. Killed in action totaled 35. 585, or IX per cent of the entire list; died of wounds, 14,742; died of dis ease 58.073; died of accidents and other causes 8,092. Under the head of "missing" the announcement' re cords a tero with the notation "all . corrected." PRIXCK OF WALES IS SOME HIGH STEPPER Vancouver, B. C, Sept. 24. Brit- aJn's future ruler, the Prince of Wales, danced at the Vancouver arena until 1:30 this morning. 'After a strenuous day yesterday, the prince went to the arena at 10:30 last night and danced every number remaining on the program. PLENTY OF WOOL, BUT San Francisco, Sept. 24. Manu facturers and dealers held more wool on June 30, 1919, than at any time since quarterly reports nave been is sued by the bureau of markets, Unit ed states department of agriculture, according to reports Just received here. The latest report shows a total of 674,000,000 pounds, grease equiv alent, on and June 30. Total stocks in pounds by class, were: Grease wool, 455,834,958; scoured. 60.626,923; pulled,J2,439.943; tops 14, 637,444; and noils, 12,406,916.