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YOU X., No. 18.
GRANTS PASS, JOHErUINB COUNTY, OREGON. HATl UI).V, OCTOBER 4. 1010.
WHOLE NIMI1KR 2TT.
"IT'S THE CLIMATE : : WE'RE TELLING THE WORLD
yr nil a a A .a
THOltiHHH INVITING TIIOHE
HTATEKMEN WHO lll'.M'ED
EltAME TIIK LEAGI'E
WAHTS THE GERMANS DISARMED
Italy Ordif IllotkJule 1,1 f tod Krm
Fluiue, EcHt AgiUiwt Soldier
Entering the City
Pari, Oct. 4. 'remlir Clemen
ceau wrola Colonol Mouse, urging
that a meeting of the league of na
tions be held In Washington undor
th chairmanship, of President Wll
,on. early In November. Clemeneeau
propose Inviting the greatest num
ber of statesmen who nimn were
Moeltted with the creation of the
'.-society of nntlona, nd "would put
In action the i'lty wbioh it 111 ex
lt onlr on paper." There would be
only a' email amount of bustne to
BIG PARTFOR U.S.
I'olnt to the J''iM t Tlmt America-1
It) Vnr UU lifot NaUn m Kwrth;
- . Our Km-rlflrm Hmall
l"rl. Oct. I. The chamber of
deputies hu considered Deputy I-e-fevrea'
motion, auk In that the gov-
-tirnnient open negotiation to have,
a rider added to the Vewallte trea
ly, rendering the disarmament of
Home. ucl. . -vrarr tnai mo
blockade of Kliime be lifted were Is
sued by the government, It report
ed. A military blockade agalnm Mi
dlers and civilian entering the city
1 all thai In now being enforced.
'The doclslon wa mudo after the
government hud dlmusscd the pro
test from the Flume national council.
Loudon, Oct. 4. "If mankind la
to move forward In up, America,
Canada, Australia', New Zealand,
Smith (Africa, each In their own
sphere, must contribute their stream'
of effort and Illumination to the com
mon pool," aayi the Hound Table In
discussing the roaponalbllity of the
nation for the future of the world.
"What that means In practice we
cannot now do more than mention,"
the editor continue. "That It moan a
the acceptance of In rue mandatory
runponitlblltlea by America goea with
out ay!ng. A nation of 100,000,000
poHKuaed of fur greater wealth than
any other In the world cannot con
tinue self-centered In her own home
und grow to the full stature of na
"America laid herself open to the
"harKO of selfish Indifference to any
thing Hint her awn la tor wit a by the
slowness with which alio recognized
her duty in the -war, and the conse
quently comparative email sacrifice
which he made for the cause of
' "She le now allowing a almllur
readiness to try to eacape from prac
tical responsibility for the unfortun
ate peoples not yet hle to atand
alone, and consequently leave them
to be exploited, and In aome canes
muaaacred, by peoples In no way
qualified to ,have control of them.
America will doubtless rl rapidly
to a aenae of her responsibilities. Dut
It J.ju-nnt that-he-hotild cot de
"The problem of the Dominions Is
different. They pulled their full
weight during the war. All of them
except Canada have now assumed
trusteeship for backward people."
CONDITION 18 AS ItKIOUTEI NOT
ALARMING; KI'I-XI ALI.HTH IX
TUMUlfl TELLS ABOUT GIRS
Uoni'ea Tliat I'reM-ldVnt ICucelved Mil
lion of Hollar Worth of I'rea
rate AVIillo Abroad
10 SAVE ARMENIANS
Tho etute of Oregon has 'boon ask.
ud for a cur of clothing for refugees
In the Near East, and Grants Pass
has been asked by the Orogon com
mittee to help fill that car. Mr,
'Hoover reports 700.000 poopie In the
CaucaaiiB, but says 200,000 of them
.Wre iMiyond reach und only the mostj
Htrnmioita efforts will avail to ave
the f.00,000. . Three great provinces
"In Turkey are totally In the hands
or (lie Turks and not until the peace
J real y ia alxued and aome country
tMccepts a mandate for Turkey, will
anyone be able to enter there.
Any aort or olothing that will help
Keep a man, woman or child warm
through an Oreuon winter Is what Is
wanted as the climate Is much like
ours, only more so.verq In purls'. The
'clothing should be cluan and suiil-
tary as possl'ble. Huiialring clothing
will give work to refugee women.
lave what clothing you have with
your respective churches Sunday
morning, and Monday and Tuesday,
.deliver samo at the basement In the
courthouse, or call K. L. Coburn,
county chairman, and lie will get
Washington, Oct. 4. President
Wilson' condition was more favor
able today. He had a good night'
rest, Dr. Grayson said HI Uoptr-
store gnd pulse are normal. J ,
The president Is cheerful, although
somewhat restless about being con
fined In bed. Two specialists. Dr.
P. X. Xtercum. neurologist, and Dr.
George DeachewelncU, who have ex
amined the president before, were
called to Washington today. Or.
EARNED BY THE
I11G LKAGl K IlAhOlALL 1LAV
KIM AUK NOT A POORLY I'AIO
STRUGGLE FOR 15TH PEHHAHT
Team Average Over SOO.OOO W
Scmoii; Preent Serio Kxpected
toBrenk AU Record "
Chicago, Oct. 4. What the World
6erlea means In dollars and cents to
the baseball Xrateruliy can bo turn
pllfied ty the aUtement that before
the present, series Is completed the
gate receipt tor such contest play
ed tinder the jurisdiction of the Na
tional commission will reach the Ira
preaslve total of more than $3,500.
The battle tor the Championship
I the logical climax tor each sea-
DUTCH TO REALIZE
Will ItedMim Inl Covered hy Zuj
der Xr, Whrre HO.OOO reofile
PerUhed 70O Viwr Ago
Duachweintls Is an eye specialist and ! son's pennant races and the fact
will have a consultation.
that cloee to two million spectators
'have paid almoet three and a half
Baltimore, Oct. 4. The presi-
unni s oroiner, j one in vtimon, saia . . , . . ...
. . . ' . ... test places the stamp of public ap-
j provai on me vtnj ujonu wrii,
Since 1905, when the 'National coni-
Amaterdam, Oct. 4.--Holland at
last ha begun work on it long-projected
plan for reclaiming the land
covered by th Zuyder Zee. ThJ will
mark the fulfillment of a' Dutch
dream of 70 year.
The schema aim at recovering for
tillage and pasture about 800 square
miles flooded tv the sea 700 year
ago with a Iom, it 1 said, of 80,000
Hve. .The remaining y 600 square
miles of channel between the re
claimed portion of land will be
turned Into fresh water lake fed
by the Kiver IJsel, a branch of the
Rhine, and protected against the tea
by a' dyke 183 miles long between
the Island of Wlertngen and Plaam,
oa the coast of JWestand.
The reclaimed land will consist of
four "pokier" surrounding the lake.
They are expected eventually to sup
ply a living to nearly 250,000 per
son. The work Is to be snrnad ovr
20 year and will cost about $100,
During the last three generations
tho Dutch have added to their terri
iory my reclamation Z,000 square
cause tor alarm, although the pres
ident I a very sick man, due to long
months of overwork.
Tioston. Mass.. Oct. 4. "Prompt
ratification or the treaty without
amomliuents, but with unequivocal
and effective reservations" was
adopted In the platform of the re
publican Htato convention here to
day. The democratic statu conven
tion Is unalilu to Hreo on an attl
tudo toward the league of nations,
and Is causing delay.
KING VIKWS NKW VOItK
KHOM A l!YIKOIl..NK
Now York, Oct. 4. 'King Albert
of illulglum flew over the city In a
navy hydroplane, lie said it "was
a grand spectacle."
MONTANA HAS VOTED .
MILLIONS TOR ROADS
;loienR, Mont., Oct. 4, Counties
of Montana recently bave .voted the
aggregate of $6,255,000 In bonds, for
, road construction, to which 'will be
added the fodoral appropriation for
the .purpose of $5,500,000. Nearly
all the Montana fund Is to be spent
Vn the federal aid plan, which pro
vide that the state and the federal
government shall each pay half of
Alio project, .. .'
JIMMY SLAGLE HOLDS
Washington, Oct. 4. Secretary
Tumulty said the gifts received by
the president In Europe were "very
Insignificant in value," and he was
ready to answer to the resolution of
ItepreaontaUve Kodenbcrg. Illinois
republican, asking as to reiiorts that
gifts were valued at millions of dol
lars. Secretary Tumulty said the
president received no gift which
would require an act of congress tor
him to accept and 1n each case he
consulted Secretary Lansing and the
attorney general as to whether he
could legally accept them. The most
valuable was a gold casket contain
ing a certificate of citizenship from
tho City of Ixindon. The king of
Italy gave him two old guns, and the
king of England gave hi in a book.
miaslon began it snpervlftion of the
World Series, 14 have been played
and the Chicago Americans and Cin
cinnati Nationals are now engaged In
a struggle for the 15th, champion
During the past 14 seasons the at
tendance totaled 1,915,494 and as
78 games were played In these ser
les the average attendance has been
Terr close to 25.000 per game. In
the same period these spectator
have paid in at the gate about ll.PO
each for the privilege of watching
the play, the aggregate gate re
ceipt for the 78 games being $3,
,429,720 in round figures, which is
an average of very close to $44,000
Further delving into the figures
show that the club owners have
EMPIjOYMENT BVBEAFS to
. , CLOSE ON OCTOTtEB IOTH
Washington, Oct 4. Th United
States employment service today no
titled its federal director to close
the state federal employment offices
on October Iff because ot lack' of
f Continued on- cage 1.)
DEr.lQCRACY BUT PRACTICES
AUTOCRACY BYSEND1NG YANKSABROAD
The following article Is taken from that crimes occur dally among these
Chicago, Oct. 3. Oscur "Happy"
r'olach, who pla'y center field fdr the
White Sox against the. Cincinnati
tteds, Is the holder of a new record
for major league center fielders. On
June 20. 1919, while the White Sox
were playing Cleveland, "Happy" ac
cepted 112 chance without Hp. Elev
en of his chances were 'flies and one
- Jimmy iSlagle, 'while playing right
field for the Chicago Nationals, In
1897, made 12 putouts, and this Is
the record tor all outfloldors, as far
as putouts are concerned.
In 1877, Schafor, who played right
field Tor the .Braves, had seven put-
out and four assists and Hornung,
loft, fielder for the same club, gath
ered ten putouts and one assist in
1881. O'Brien of the old Metropol
itan, had eleven putouts In 1887, but
made n error. iDlck Ilarley ot the
Cardinals, in 1918, had eleven put
outs and Topsy Hartsel, while with
the Cubs In 1908, grabbed off the
Capper' Weekly, of Topoka, Kansas,
and appeared under the heading.
iDrlng These iBoys Home." It Is
signed, by I'nited 'States Senator Ar
thur Capper, of Kansas.
. "I know of no other administra
tion we have ever had which has
done so much talking fcbout de
mocracy and all the while has prac
ticed executive autocracy to the lim
"For Instance, Ihero is no law by
which American 'boy may be sent
abroad for military service except
through a declaration of war by con
gress. Flat law or no law, this Is be
ing done. Just the other day we dis
patched 5,000 lAmerlcan troops to
Silesia, a country with which we are
not at war.
"We have at this moment between
8,000 and a 0,000 American boys
fighting In Russia, although we have
not declared war against that coun
try and liave no reason to. I Kaur
hundred and, eighty of-these boys
have been killed In one sector, and
a' few day ago 23 others were killed
' "These boys were conscripted for
our war with Germany, but are 'held
In Russian against their will and
against their rights a American cit
izens and have been so held tor
maby months ' despite their , own
wishes and the pleas of their rela
tives that they 'be returned home
where duty call them. ,
"Where they are In' Arctic cold
and vermin and disease ridden Si
beria, conditions are so appalltns
' ' ". ' . ' :; V : . :- - ' !
TO DEFEAT THE
IN SECOND ATTEMPT TO ItEFEAT
NATIONAIii, 8CCCEED8 IN
FANNING ONLY TWO
WAS CHICAGO'S HI HOPE
Americans Make Two Errors? and Get
Only Three Hits From King;
Are t Deep Hole
Chicago, Oct. 4.- The weather
here today 1 cloudy, but there will
probably not be rain. Ring is ex
pected to pitch for ' Cincinnati and
Cleotte for Chicago.
A capacity attendance of 35,000
people is Indicated this morning. The
total attendance thus far baa been
89,000 people, and the gross receipts
$286,000. The White Sox are again
the favorite In the aerie betting.
Chicago, Oct. 4. iBoth pitcher
were almost perfect in the first tour
Inning and the game is fast, . r
B R B OA
Rath, 2nd b 4 0 1 I,
Daubert, Jt b. 4 0 0 I
Groh, 8rd b. . 4 0 0 S
Rouach, cf. ... 10 0 2
Duncan, If. 4 10
Kopf, . til
Neale, rf. I v 1
Wlngo. et t t
King, p. 3 0 0
decent boy and young men because
it seems better, and may be better,
to be sent home a convict than' to
stay another hour in that Russian
" 1 may have to spend the rest of
my life in prison,' one boy soldier
caught purposely stealing a ehlrt
wrote borne to bis sister, 11) tit thank
ttod I shall be in eight .of the home
land at least.' ; ' '
"Frequent promises to bring these
boys home have finally coijie down
to this definite statement 'by ' the
secretary of war: They are not to
be released until volunteers (also to
be sent to Russia without authority
from congress) are found to take
"Out of 100,000 recruits enlisted
by the war department,- Just 1,038
have so far expressed a willingness
to go to Siberia a little more than
1 per cent. At thl rate our young
men battling in that country . for
their existence against bullets, dis
ease and another Russian winter
may be graybeards before they eec
their homeland again, or be exter
mlnated by the Russian hordes.
"There has been no declaration ot
war by this country against (Russia
Siberia or Slllsla and our troops have
o more business there than the
troops of a foreign power would have
on our soil. Their presence 'there
can but create a mischief-breeding
situation In this time of unrest.' Be
sides these troop movements have
nothing more behind them than a
' (Continued on Paje 2) .
Members of the American Legion
are looking forward to November
llth as the first anniversary of the
signing ot the armistice for a genu
ine "100 per cent American" cele
bration. The local post has decided
upon a big dance tor that night, to
mark,'" the significance of the dale,
which gave rise to the great organ
ization of-ex -service men, and stop
ped the awful casualties which would
have claimed many of these men.
November llth also closes the na-
tlon-wide campaign for charter mem
bers of the American Legion, and the
local celebration" will also be a wel
coming reception to the members yet
to Join the local post. .
Every effort is being made to In
clude every eligible man lnthis coun
ty in tne local post by that date, as
all names registered up to that time
will be placed upon the charter ot
the Grants Pass poet.
- The local post will give a smoker
tor all ex-service men at Us regular
meeting Tuesday night. Several box
ing bouts and some other entertain
ments are being arranged for that
evening. All members- and candi
dates for membership are requested
to be present Tuesday night at the
Chamber -of Cdmmerce rooms,
E. Collins 2d b...
Weaver, 3d b.
Gondii, 1st b. ...
' 30 2 5 27
IB R H O
-8 " J
31 0 S 27 18 2
Batted for Cicotte In ninth.
Cincinnati ..0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3
Chicago 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 00
Summaries: Two base hits: Jack
son. Neale. Stolen base: llusberg.
Sacrifice hit: Felsch. Double plays:
E. Collins to Kiaberg to Gandll; Ci
cotte to "Kleberg to Gandil. Left on
bases: Cincinnati Nationals 1; Chi
cago Americans 10. . Bases on balls:.
Off Ring three. iRlsberg. Schalf twice.
Hit by pitcher: by Ring two, E. Col
lins, Schalk. Struck out: By Cicot
te two. Kopf, Ring; by 'Ring two,
Jackson,' Gandil. Time ot game 1
hour and 37 minutes.
Umpires: .-.allln behind plate;
Quigley at third; Evans at second;
Kigler at first.
Los 'Angeles, Cal., Oct. 4. Sen
ator , Hiram Johnson left today tor
San Francisco, to remain until Sun
day night, when he will leave for
Oregon and Washington to continue
his speaking tour ' opposing the
league ' covenant. He addressed
7,000 persons in the Shrine auditor
ium at los Angeles last night. ;
MISS STERLING WINNER
'Shawnee on the Delaware, Oct
Miss lAlexa Stirling, of Atlanta
successfully aerendea her title- as
American golf champion today, de
feating Mr. William A. Gavin of
New York, six. up and five to play.
LLOYD GEORGE TURNED
London, Oct. 4. All effort to
bridse the chasm between the gov
ernment and the railway strikers ha
broken down. The employes refused
Lloyd George' proposition for a
seven-day truce to adjust matters.
SENATE KIL1.S $0 AMENDMENTS
Washington, Oct. 3. -At last
reaching the stage of action in Its
consideration ot tbe peace . treaty.
the senate swept aside In quick suc
cession today 36 ot the 45 amend
ment which had been written into
the document by the foreign rela
tlons committee. '- '
Los Angeles, Oct. 4. Ted McDon- ".
aid who was being sought on the
charge of murder In connection with
the death of William MoNutt, a real
ty dealer in Spokane, last June was
arrested at Fresno, Cal., today.