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'Us The Climate
We're Telling The World
Come and Enjoy It'
UIXIEF SOCIKIIUJ ItKl-ORT U Alt
HAH LEFT l),04MI,04M DEMTI
Tl'TH IS EAST
LICE ill DISEASE RAMPANT
People living In Htnlw, Hull In
the Ground and l'nder Old Wrwk.
age; Typhus Hmltr Many
New York. 8i.pt. 27.rThe River
lluif. which served, until recently, w
'boundary of the Ibolehevlk fight
ing, Is today a boundary of another
Its eastern shore bounds on one
Ida the hungriest and the moat
diseased, and the mom striken terri
tory In the world today, five mil
lion people are at the point of star
vallon at of the Diver Don, accord
ing to figure given out 'liy the Am
erloan Jewish Relief committee, and
eompllml by the American Itwl Crow,
and American Jewish Relief agents.
A great numhrr of them are Jews.
The war left fl.non.ono death ute and
stricken Jew in eastern Kiirope. a
number aa greut aa the entire popu
lation of New York City, utterly
helpliws. In many case lk. In every
caae hungry and doindent.
East of the Illver Bur ttpwe peo
ple are HvIiir In devaatated 'muses.
In alalia of old stables, n roofless
plnlforma hullt for refugee families.
- . . one. fiWiUly.to a .platform, In - old
freight cars. In hole In the ground,
or under the opn aky. Thoy are
weak from many montha of seml
elnrvnllon. for thiy have gone for
five yeara without one square meal.
They are mill terror-stricken from
the war. Their number la Mng re
duced every day by a series of the
moat terrible epidemics that ever
awept any sertlon of the world.
Typhus, cholera and nmnllpox are
all raging In the territory cant of the
River mug. The first and moat gen
eral of theae epidemic la carried
elmply 1y body lice. At least one
member out of every fifth or sixth
family la etrlcken with some form of
It. aa la inevltnhlo among a people
rind in five-year-old rage, people who
have not hHd a ibath with eonp, or
a change of clothing alnce the be
ginning of the war. No estimate of
the aetnal number of those smitten
with typhua In Poland haa yet teen
compiled, tout it probably la greater
than In Hlborlu, where ttoe American
"Rod Cros found 100.000 cnaee.
Thla aummer the Joint distribution
committee cared for 75,000 children
'In vacation .homos. Plana are under
way for caring for the 100,000 or
plTuna whom war hue left In eastern
'Rurope, many of whom are atlll
-sleeping on the street a.
" The "reclamation of the territory
east of ttoe 'Hug la under way. To
save 20,000 square miles of Immun
ity from doeolaitlon Is a big Job. But
Americana do not desert Jobs be
cause ttooy are 'big, and tooth the
American died Cross and American
Jewlah 'Relinf agents Intend to stay
with this one, according to the latest
reiiorta from Poland.
PRESIDENT TO GREET
Aboard the President's Special,
Sept. 27. The president Is "feeling
about the same," lAdmlral Grayson
reported today. 'Ills Illness Is noth
ing alarming, but absolute reHt foi
a considerable time Is Instated upon
Ills Illness Is due largely to an nt
'tack of Influenza in Pnrls Inst April
Admiral flrayson said.
The president hopes to go to New
Yopk next Friday to wekome King
Albert, but othur members of the
party think It unlikely.
THE WORLD SERIES
CIikIiiiiiiII lUtlx and Vlill Hot Will
Piny Nino Gmiim-n; Anu-riran
l-iiKiier Are Favorites
Cincinnati, Sept. 27. The home
grounds of the Cincinnati Nationals
winners of the National league pen
nant, which It known aa Redland
field will seat approximately 27,000
persona, and accommodate about 83,-
000 when the local team plays the
Chicago Whjte Sox, winners of the
American league race -for World's
series championship honors.
The permanent stands seat 22,000
but by the time the first game of the
worlds serlo la begun, new seats for
5,000 more jieraons will have Ibeen
erected. In addition fuus who are
not fortunate enough to obtain cou
pon tii-ken for seal will find space
for about 6.000 persons.
Records of (baseball world' series
of past years show that all hough the
American league entries have been
victorious In nine of the 1 4 series,
the game hsve been so closely con
tested that the National leaguers are
only three behind their younger oi
ponents In the number of runs scored
and six in guinea won.
Ho-called world aeries were played
aa ifar back as 1 KS4, but It was not
until lo:. that the national com
mission took charge or the aeries nud
promulgated rules governing it.
-Mince that year the winning clubs In
each of the major leagues have met
In. October In seveu game aeries to
deride the championship, although
this year the series will be length
ened to nine gsmee,
During the past 14 years "8 game
nave neon pinvrt-n "average of i
five and a half per aeries-rlm-ludlng
two ties. In winning their nine serins
the American league teams have tri
umphed In 41 games while the sen
ior league entries have been on the
long end of the score In 3T games In
winning their five series. In runs
scored the Americans lead with 263
against tbelr opponents 2.10.
The shortest eerles of the 12 was
that of 1914 when the 'Boston Na
tionals defeated the Philadelphia
Amerlrons In four straight games.
The Chicago Nationals of 1907 also
won four straight from the Detroit
Americans but this run was preced
ed by a tlj game with the score
standing 3 to 3 when darkness halt
ed tho play. The longest series was
that of 1912 In which eight games
were played' with the Boston Ameri
cans winning four and the . New
York Nationals three, with one tie
game thrown in for good measure.
The .present -world series starts
next Wednesday with the opening
game at Cincinnati.
CHOOSING THE FITTEST
FOR GERMANY'S ARMY
With the American Forces In Ger
many. Sept. 27. Officers for the
new iGerman army permitted under
terms of the peace treaty are to be
chosen by selection of the fittest.
and the!ornmn war ministry has al
ready takim thn .ri rut iIm In lh o.
loctlve process. There are 20,oflo
onicers sun in service and as the
number must be reduced to 4,000 by
March 31, 1920. a large field of
choice Is available.
N'enana, Alaska, Sept. 27. .Approxi
mately one million dollars will rep
resent the gold output of the Idita
rort district this year, arrivals here
from that district report. The slump
In the annual yield wns atriibuted to
tho fact that one of the big dredges
formerly operated was Idle this season.
aU PAm' JOSEPHINE" COUNTY, OREGON. ATUUMY' KKITKMIIKIt 27, 1010.
AMERICA, ENGLAND AND
Report Current That Revolution Imminent in Italy-Lloyd
George Believes Labor Being ExpIoited-50,000 More
Strike Monday at Bethlehem Steel Plant
Home, Sept. 27. Alarm'' re
porta here are ourrent, one being
that civil war is lininlno,t. The Na
tionalist and military factions are
against the socialists. The army
and navy are dissatisfied due to the
lack of consideration by the Anglo
Saxon colleague who are favoring
Jugo-Slavia alms, and who are act
inic as If they were musters of the
A million workmen are striking
and the cost of living is causing dis
lndon. Sept. 27. Urivd George,
In statement on the nation-wide
railway strike, said "the treciiltancr
of this action gives the Impression
of delrborate, matured lotentlon on
the part of some individuals to seek
a quarrel at any cost."
The premier declared that "It has
convinced (he that It Is not a strike
for wages qr better conditions. The
government believes the strike has
been engineered by a small, hut ac
ADELINA PATTI PASSES
iondon. Sept. 27. .Adellna Pattl.
prima donna, died this morning at
Cralgy-iXos Castle. -Penycse, South
Mme. Adellna Pattl reigned for
40 yeara as queen of singers.
Her marvelous voice thrilled the
greatest contemporaries of her days.
The elder Dumas, the French dra
matist, once said to her:
"Being a man and a Christian. I
love to listen to your singing; but if
I were a bird I would die of envy."
"She had tones so beautiful." snld
one eminent musical critic, "that
they seemed to gush spontaneously
from the very fountain-spring or vo
Mme. 'Pattl Inherited her talent.
"I am a child of the stage." she
had said, "being born during an
0eratlc season at Madrid. Spain, In
1843. My father Salvatore Pattl, a
Sicilian, was a good tenor singer. My
mother, a ltoman, became a famous
artist as Sighora Barlll the name
of, her first hushand."
Dwindling finances sent the Patti
famllv tn Vnw York whnn Aitollns I
Fhose -birth name was Adela Jnnna
Maria Pattl, was a baby. When she
was seven years old, her parents sud
denly became destitute.
"Jn the emergency," the singer
said, "my mother considered that I
had extraordinary vocal talent, and
hit upon the Idea of bringing me out
In concert. And so T sang and soon
won bread for ithe family."
" The child made her debut at Trlp
ler Hall, In New York, sinking arias
from the "Barber," In 18S0. She
was the Juvenile prodigy of the day,
and nearly ruined her voice by over
work. She appeared again at the
age of 13. After a tour through the
West Indies, she withdrew to pre
pare for a gTeater career.
At lihe age of 16 she appeared In
the Academy of Music, New Yorkt In
her first opera role. "liucla' di Lum
mcrmoor." Her wonderful soprano
roused the audience to the wildest
enthusiasm, and her fame swept the
country. At this time she was earn
ing $100 a week.
She repeated her conquest as Aml
na In "La Sonnambula" In Coven t
G-arden, London, In 1861. Her sal
ary had Itreased to $750 a month.
. It was the beginning of a dazzling
conquest ofoH Europe. Royalty en
tertained her and courted her favors.
The populace ibeselged her . hotels
and theatres. Men in all stations of
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tive body of men who songht tire
lessly and Insidiously to exploit the
labor organisations for sutoserstve
Youngstown, Ohio, Sept. 27. Fol
lowing a canvass of employes as they
received their ,iay today, officials of
the Ohio work of the Carnegie
Steel Company announced that an
attempt would be made Monday to
reopen the mills. This marks the
first effort at resumption of -work
in the Mahoning Valley.
The employee of the Ohio works
voted last night, 82 to 29, to return
to work "when the -proper time pre
sents Itself." !
Pittsburg, Pa., 8ept. 27. The na
tional committee for the organiza
tion of the . Iron and steel workers
has ordered a general strike In the
plants of the Bethlehem Steel com
pany, effective Monday. The order
is expected to affect 40,000 to 50.-
000 workmen. .
Washington. Sept. 27. Eight for
mer German liners allocated to the
United States after the armistice. In
cluding the Imperator, the second
largest ship afloat, are to be turned
over to the shipping board by the
The British ministry of shipping
had expected that the Imperator
would be turned over to Its agents
today and the vessel is already
promised to the Cunard line for ser
vice between New York and Ene-
The ships were used as transports
and England has claimed their allo
cation is only temporary and that
they should revert to the allied ship
ping pool' for permanent allocation.
The shipping board, however holds
that the original assignment is per
manent. All the vessels are, huge liners
which laid In German ports during
the war, but all are- now on the
L'nlted States' coast. They will be
used In establishing new freight and
passenger lines, presumably to
Great Bi-ltaln, Europe and South
AKHKS SIFT.OVKR POUTLAXD
Portland, Sept. 7. A volcanic ash
or dust Is falling on the city and vi
cinity today. The cause is unknown.
GAM KS START AT 2 O'CLOCK
Cincinnati, Ohio, Sept. 27. The
world series games of baseball will
begin In each city at 2 o'clock
"KM MA" LHAVK8 rXK XKW YORK
Jefferson City, Mo.. Sept. 27.
Emma 'Goldman, released today af
ter having served a term In the
prison here for violation of the es
pionage act, has left for New York.
LIVESTOCK BY PARCEL lOST
Chicago, Sept. 27. F1do, tabby
and all of the fowl and domestic ani
mal creation within measurement
restrictions, now are eligible to ride
via .parcels post if their destination
can ibe readied within 48 hours.'
Postmaster Carllle was notified of
this ruling today by the pastmaster-general.
SOUTH SIDE WILL
IrriKMPm for JJKiO cmmi rk-etns As
Mured; May Install Second Pomp
for the North Side
The Oranu Pas IrriUoa district
which comprises lands on the south
side of the Rogue river, la advertis
ing tor the sale of $40,000 worth of
Irrigation district bonds. Bids will
be received up to November 4, and
the district reserves the right to re
ject any or all Wds.
ThU $40,000 is a portion of the
$290,000 bond Issue formerly voted
by the district. The bonds are In de
nominations of $1,000, with dates of
maturity ranging from 10 to 15
years. The bond win not be sold
for less than 90 cents on the dollar.
The board of this district is com
posed of Chas. Smith, president; Geo.
A. Hamilton, secretary; O. H. Letgh.
Mr. Hamilton stated today that
the south side district was assured
of having water on the land for next
year's crops. It will be a' pumping
proposition, he said, and it is pro
posed to install a 100 horsepower
motor and a 12-Inch pump. Water
will he raised to a height sufficient
to cover from 2,000 to 3,000 acres of
land. It is the intention of the dis
trict to also install another pump, of
like size to cover land above Grants
Pass and In the city proper.
8ALKM TO CJBT MODERN
,X)LI STORAGE PLANT
Salem, Sept. 27. A modern cold
storage plant to cost approximately
$165,000 'will be erected on proper
ty adjoining the present iPhex plant
on South Commercial and Trade
streets, according to- announcement
made by the IPhex company of this
city. The building will tbe a three
story, concrete affair, fireproof and
one of the largest cold storage plants
in the entire state. Work on the
structure will start as soon as ma
terial can be secured and it is expect
ed to have the plant in operation by
early next spring. This plant is ex
pected to provide storage space for
the various canneries now operating
in Salem as well as for the fruits and
berries handled by the Phez company
in the production of their fruit Juices
fXIDKXTIFIED MASKED MAN
KILLS SEATTLE WOMAN
Seattle. Wash., Sept. 27 Shot last
night iby an unidentified masked man
who stepped from the closet in a
First avenue hotel, Mrs. Edna Silti
na, 34, died in the city hospital to
day. John Ldback, taxi driver, who
was with her was wounded by the
San Francisco, Sept. 27. dlerbert
Hoover announced today that he has
"retired from public life." He . will
devote his time to making the S3
and $6 a day salaries of Stanford
professors more commensurate with
the $8 and $9 wages of the home.
building, artisans now working on
his new home on the campus: to the
various European relief measures.
and work as consulting engineer. He
will return $85,000,000 In foralm
obligations to the treasury for the
1100,000,000 voted for relief.
OUT OF LITHUANIA
'Paris, Sept. 27. The supreme
council has decided to send the Ger
man government, through Marshal
Foch, a note demanding the 0VAC1I.
atlon of Lithuania by the German
troops, under drastic penalties for
HOOVER HAS MANY
NEW IRONS IN FIRE
WHOLE M'MBKH 87S1.
ANOTHKB SHIFT IS MADE IN OLD
SOIJMKiW HOME AT ItOSE
fll'ItU; S.VUVllV TOO LOW
TJHILOII ENTERED lit MED 15
Captain Shrnr's Resignation) Effectire
September SO; Thinks Board of
' Control IMd Injustice ' '
Salem. Ore.. Sent 27. Samuel
Taylor of iBugene. past department
commander of the Grand Army of
the Republic, and for four terms the
county treasurer of Lane county, to
day was selected by the board of eon
trol to succeed James P. Shaw as
commandant of the soldiers' home at
Rosdburg. Commandant Shaw has
sent in his resignation, to become ef
fective September 30.
Mr. Taylor enlisted In the 13th
Pennsylvania cavalry during the war
of he rebellion when he was only
15 years of age. and nearly all his
life has -been a member of the G. A.
R. ' For 20 years he was connected
with the Eugene water department.
For six terms Sir. Taylor was post
commander of J. W. Geary .Post, O.
A.- R., at Eugene and during; 191)
and 1914 nras department command
er of the O. A. R. for the state of
Roseburg. Sept. 27. Capt Shaw
stated that he had sent In his resig
nation as commandant of the sol-'
dlers' borne here as early as Septem
ber 18. When the salanr of adliitant
of the home was raised to $1,500 a
year, while his remained at llOOfl
Capt. Shaw said he could not do
otherwise than wire in his"resigns
Hon at once. "I could not keen mr
self-respect and remain as head of
the home under these circum
stances," said the commandant, "I
am surprised that the board of con
trol could even think or such an In
justice, especially as the command
ant is treasurer as well, and under
heavy bond, and Is required to man
age the farm and take the rennnl.
hility of the condition of the whole
WILSON SAYS ITALIANS
MVST GIVE VP FITME
iRome. Sept,. 27. President Wil
son's reply regarding the new pro
posals for the disposition of Flume
has been recefved. the. newspapers
announced today. It insists that no
on his original view that the city
should -be Internationalized and not
annexed to Italy, becoming the" cen
ter of a small buffer state between
Italy and Jugo-Slavia.
The president does not insist, ac
cording to the press, upon a plebis
cite In the buffer state at the end of
15 years, as at first proposed, and
he consents to the ratification of th
eastern frontier of Istria in favor ot
Italy, in the district of Albona.
Kallspell, Mont.. Sept. 27. Com
pletion of the irrigation district ah
Shelby, which will include 285,000
acres, is reported iby C. H. Foot, at
torney for the association. This, it
Is said, is one of the largest protects
In the northwest.
Water Is to be taken from th
i-Marlas and Cutbank rivers and Beav
er creek, to form large storage reser
voirs where the water will be im
pounded and held until needed dur
ing the dry montha of the
The contract for the work already
oas Been let.