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J, C, M'Gi MU IMBED
Machine Takes Tall-Hpln at lUy Gold
and rYalica lo Earth, Killing
Webb Instantly .
Lieutenant II. W. Webb, of Los
, Angeles, was Instantly killed and J.
C. McGinn, or Bait Uke City, waa
badly Injured today at 11:30 whoa
the big Dellavtland alrplans , In
which tiiey were riding took a' tall
pin at Ray Gold and era hud to
The two airmen ' pawed over
Crania Pass at II o'clot k thla fore
noon, flying at a low altitude, and
on of the mon could be seen o&t
Ide the msfhlno, apparently trying
to adjust the engine, which some ob
servers rlalin wan not working right.
They were traveling at a" rapid rate
of speed and it la not know why they
did not alight on the Crania Tana
aviation field to remedy the trouble.
' The Do Ttavllund fell within a
quarter of a mile of liny Gold and
people at that place could nattily de
tect that something waa wrong with
the englno. They were Mill flying
low when suddenly. the plane took a
tall spin and trashed Into a field.
The machine waa badly wrecked.
Lieutenant Webb Instantly killed,
and McGinn received Injuries that
mny prove fatal, although he was
taken to Medford where at 4 o'clock
thla afternoon he was atlll under the
Influence of ether. The doctor be
lieve he wilt noon be able lo make
When aid wan rushed to the acene
from "Medford. It waa found that the
gasoline talife waa empty, which
might have been the causa of the
accident. When the plane panned
over Gold Hill the flyern were only
bout BO feet above the house tope
and were apparently looking for a
place to tand.
'Medford, Ore., Oct. 7. A forest
fire patrol plane fell today near Ray
Gold and one man wan killed and
the other seriously Injured. Doctor
were rushed to the scene from here.
The plane In .believed to have been
en route from Eugene here. Over Ray
Gold the engine stopped, according
to observers, and the machine went
Into a tall epln.
E MR 10 REDS
Copenhagen, Oct. 7. General Von
lor Gaits, German commander of
the 'Baltic provinces whose activities
there have led to sharp exchanges
between the allied powers and Ger
many, hen, 'with hlR staff, Joined the
Russian bolshevlkl forces, according
to Berlin dispatches In the National
Tldonde. There Is no confirmation
of the report here.
BAKER PUTS LID ON
Portland, Ore., Oct. 7. Mayor
'Goorge 1j. iBaker announced today
that the -proponed meeting announc
ed to be held t' the plaza tonight In
protest on 'behalf of "clans war prls
oners"' would not be permitted. His
announcement followed action of the
Portland post of the (American Ue
glon at its meeting last night, when
resolution .was adopted protesting
against the proposed meeting.
DENVER HAS BIG
SCHEME FOR WEST
Would KMablUli "Hummer White
llouw" fur I'retldoiiui; I'Utn rum'
mUii to Ituine $U.Mt,(MK
Denver, Colo., Oct. 7. The move
ment to establish a "summer White
House" on 'Mount falcon, IS mile
from 'Denver and In the Hocky moun
tains, -hm been revived by Colorado
cltUens. The war Interrupted the
campaign started several years ago
with the object of providing a pic
turesque mountain palace where
presidents of the nl'ltod States might
find refuge during the warm months.
The building. It Is estimated,
would require an Initial expenditure
of $50,000 and loaders of th cam
paign 'plan to raise $250,000 addi
tional to complete the entire struc
ture and put the grounds In shape.
The summer home would he held
lu truat by the governors oX lha 22
states went of the (Mississippi river,
sctlng an a board of regents.
THE MEXICAN MINES
Mexico City, Oct. 7. Following
representations tuudo to President
Carranui by a delegation of miners
operating In the elate of Chihuahua.
fedvrul troops In that state have
been ordered to exorcise particular
vigilance In the protection of min
ing (.roportlea against the attacks of
kniitilts. The president wan told
that on account of the activity' of
the Villa adherents, the mines of
I'hlhuahua. which form the principal
resource of tho elate, are operated
during only throe or four months of
the year. The Chihuahua mines are
operated largely by Americans.
K7U WOI XIK1 TANKS AUK
mrri iixkp nto.M kiiikhiK
Sun 'Francisco, Oct. 7 Three hun
dred and nevonty casuals from the
American expeditionary force in Si
beria landed here today from the
transport Thomus. 'which arrlvcdJast
night. The men, among the first to
return from Siberia, are nearly all
IN PORTLAND TODAY
Senator 1 1 1 rn til Johnson, of Cali
fornia, passed through .Grants Pass
Monday evening on the second sec
tion of So. 4, on his way to Port
land, where he will continue his
speaking tour against the league
covenant. The Senator doclares that
the Acceptance of the league cove
nant as drawn up will deprive the
I'nlted States of Independent power
of action In foreign affairs. .
Owing to the fact that no definite
Information could bo loarned as to
yhat train the Senator was coming
north on, there was not any crowd
at the depot here to meet him. 'But
I. A. Roble, en old friend of the
Senator's, could not be side-tracked.
He foiled to reach Johnson by tele
gram, but when the train pulled In
wan there to meet him -taking
with him C. A. aidler and Bruce Old-
Ing as "bodyguard."
As the train came to a standstill
Mr. dloble Immediately boarded it
and brought the Senator out on the
"Well, well. Roble, It's a wight for
sore eyes to see you," said Johnson
as he extended his' hand. Then fol
lowed Introductions to 'Mr. Sidler
and Mr. Oldlng, and a hurried con
vernation, for the train stopped only
a tew moments.
Senator Johnson said ho was not
surprised at .President Wilson's
breakdown, as he has been on ter
rible strain for two years or more.
Mr. Johnson Is a' short, he'avy-set
man with the physique of a heavy
weight prise fighter. ' He appeared
In the best of health.
GRANTS PASS, J08EI'HLB OOTJSTT, OREGON, TUE8UAV, OCTOJ1EB 7, 1010.
GEN. WOOD IN CHARGE OF
STRIKE GUARDS AT GARY
Trouble Expected at Big Steel
to Picket-Strike-Breakers' Train Kills Seven
Washington Conferecce Suddenly Adjourns
Gary, Ind., O 7. This town.
the site of one of the steel corpora
tion's greatest plants, affected for
two weeks by the patlon-wide strike
of the steel industry workers, is to
day under military control by 1100
soldiers commanded by General
Leonard Wood, with &00 more troops
on their way here.
Captain - Charles Uolte, represent
ing the strikers, declared that the
picketing would not be stopped.
'Pittsburg, Pa., Oct. 7. A number
of steel plants In the Pittsburg dis
trict are reopening, according to
company reports. Some of them are
running full time and some only part
Oakland, Cal.. Oct. 7. Seven
people are reported killed and a
number Injured a the result of a
Key Route train, manned by strike
VOlTllrTI, HUNTER KILLED
NEAR OREGON CITY
Oregon City. Oct. 7. While hunt
ing Chinese pheasants- yesterday af
ternoon Mevln Werner, aged 14
years, waa killed by the accidental
discharge of his shotgun. v , i
The lad was crawling through a
fence and the charge tore off his
right arm. A passer-by heard the
boy calling for help, ran to the field
and started to carry the wounded
hunter home. Werner died before
a physician could reach the house.
Mnhin's parents were visiting in Sil-
verton and their son was dead before
word of the accident reached them.
The boy was the son of Mr. and
Washington. Oct. 6 Denying that;
Great Britain and her colonies would
have six votes In the league of na
tions, to one for the United States.
Senator MeOumber, republican North
Dakota, charged in the senate today
that senators advocating the amend
ment by Senator Johnson, republican
California, proposing to limit the
voting power of the (British colonies,
were fanning popular prejudice with
an unfounded appeal.
"Senators who In private conver
sation would never dream of at
tempting to deceive one another,"
said Senator MoCumber, "seem un
able to resist the temptation to take
advantage of a prejudice created by
this deception, and, with studied
avoidance of the real and full truth.
give this prejudice another boost."
As a substitute for ' the Johnson
amendment. Senator McCumber urg
ed his proposed reservation to ex
clude British colonies from partici
pating in the league in disputes In
volving the mother country or each
"Almost every argument made on
the floor of the senate, said Sena
tor McCumber, "and every one with
out exception made to the public by
senators opposed to any league of
nations, has given the Impression to
the people of the world . that the
council or the assembly as the case
might 'be, is a sort of court or tri
bunal that decides .the disputes be
tween nations and . it is becaiuse of
these mis-statements of the facts and
the 'misapprehension of many of our
people arising therefrom, that the
ground Is made fertile tor the de
velopment of about all the animosi
ties toward this league and toward
the claimed voting power of Great
"I wish the public could Just once
D DBER RAPS REPUBLICANS
breakers, running down
Oakland, Cal., Oct. 7. Trains are
operating on the Key Route lines to
day and the street cars are schedul
ed to start later in the day. The
morning passed without violence in
the carmen's strike.
Washington, Oct. 7. Disagree
ment over the ruler governing the
industrial conference called by Pres
ident Wilson resulted In a sudden
adjournment today, after FYisklln
E. Lane, secretary of the interior,'
was elected chairman of tfca meet
Ontario, Ore.. Oct. -7. Telephone
service has been completely suspend
ed here, following a strike of opera
tors for higher wages.
Mrs. Ernest Werner, who I've one
mile east of Needy. The hunter was
alone at the time he was shot.
FIXM WRECKS TOWN
IS Oltt) MEXICO
Mexico City. Oct. 7. Advices re
celved at the department of the in
terior say that two-thirds Tf the
town of Tonala,' in the state of Chi
apas, was' destroyed as a result of
the floods in the latter part of Sep
tember, and that the death list was
very heavy. Sixty bodies have been
recovered, but these are believed to
be a very small fraction of the dead.
It Is reported that pestilence has
followed the flood.
fully understand, first, that ist one
case of dispute out of a hundred
would ever go to the council or as
sembly, second, that, even it all other
efforts provided for 'the settlement of
disputes should tail, the only thing
submitted to the council or assem
bly is the right to investigate and
report the tacts to the public."
Senator McCumber said the argu
ment of Senator Johnson and other
supporters of the Johnson amend
ments was "too absurd to b8-tr"V
and asked why iFrance, Italy and
ether nations did not raise objec
tions to "putting their heads in the
The North Dakota senator ' said
"the real facts," regarding the
"That neither the council nor as
sembly is a board of arbitration
"That neither of them decides In
ternational disputes at all.
"That the only jurisdiction which
the council or assembly have over a
dispute between nations is the right
to Investigate and report what the
true tacts are, and make recommen
dations. 'That a dispute with a part of a
nation or empire is a dispute with
the whole. ,.
"Great Britain cannot and will not
control the vote of Canada."
' Senator McCumber said, "I would
like to put this question straight to
the American people: Has not Can
ada!, a fully governing, Independent
dominion, earned by her sacrifices in
blood and treasure through . four
years of this bloody war, a right to
a seat 1 the assembly that would
give her voice an effect equal to
Haiti, Hedjez, Honduras, Liberia,
Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Salvador
HE SIX VOTES
Making Whirlwind Tour lo North,
went; Will Not Talk About His
Portland. Ore., - 00. 1. Senator
Hiram W. Johnson arrived here to
day from San Francisco to make his
first speech in the Northwest against
the acceptance of the - proposed
league of nations covenant in Its
present form. V
The senator's first address of the
day waa made at a luncheon of the
Chamber of Commerce at noon. Fol
lowing his address tonight he will
leave for Seattle. ,
in an Interview here today the
senator declared that he has no pres
ent Interest whatever in reports con
cerning his probable candidacy for
the republican nomination for prest
THE OREGON THEATRE
Joe Wolke, owner of the Oregon
theatre, and his daughter, Miss Alma
Wolke, who has so successfully man
aged the theatre for the past two
years, announce today that they have
sold the business to Mr. and Mrs.
George Hunt, of Medford.
'Mr. Hunt formerly owned the
Page Theatre t Medford. and has
recently bought the Liberty In that
city, talcing charge next Sunday.
With, his wife- he will move to
Grants Pass to reside, keening a
manager at (Medford In charge of
the liberty. Hfijakes possession of
the Oregon on October 22.
The Wolkes have resided in
Grants Pass for many years, have
large property Interests here and
will, continue to make this city their
home. Mr. Wolke is yet undecided
as to what business he will engage
in In the future.
KING INQUIRES ABOUT
London, Oct. 7. King George
sent an inquiry today to the Ameri
can embassy regarding President
OIL DRILLING! SAMS
VALLEY BEGINS SOON
E. W. Cooper of Sams Valley,
civil and mining1 engineer and prac
tical oil field engineer, and M. F.
Thompson, associated with Mr, Coo
per, were in Grants Pass today con
ferring with local people who are in
terested In oil placer locations in
the Sams Valley district. There are
about 20 -local people who have made
filings on possible oil lands.
One company, known as the West
em Oil company, has been drilling
near Agate tor some time . and Is
now equipped to do practical drilling.
Within 60 days another drilling out
fit is expected to be in the Sams Val
ley field for drilling and It is be
lieved by those who are most fa nil
liar with oil fields, that the Table
Rock section of Jackson county wfll
develop Into an oil field.
Engineer Josey, a California oil
geologist and field man, has looked
over the section and last night at a
meeting In the Holland hotel, Med
ford, stated that there was no ques
tion about oil being present; the only
question was whether It would ibe in
Mr. Cooper, who spent years In
the service ot oil companies in Vir
ginia and other eastern states, has
lived in the Sams Valley section tor
a number ot years and has observed
conditions there, and says he Is posi
tive that oil exists In that section
He has organized a company which
will begin active operations soon.
WHOLE NUMBER 27H9.
WHITE SOX VIH '
SIXTH GAME IN
TEX INNINGS REQUIRED TO BFT
TLB FIGHT WHICH WAS REG
ULAR BATTERS' BATTLE ."
REUTHER LOSES FOR TRE BEDS
Take Out la Sixth and Replaced
Ring; Series Now Stands, Reda
4, White Sox 2 -
Cincinnati, Oct. 7. In a.arrillina-
10-innlng game here today, iha-
Whlte Sox won the sixth game of
to world series from the Cincinnati
Reds. The contest now stands. Cin
cinnati fonr fames, Chicago to
There was unusually heavy hittlni
on both sides, Chicago getting tea
hits and the Reds 11. Renther
started the game for Cincinnati and
was relieved by Ring In the Sixth.
Ring is credited with losing the
The final result at the end of 10
hard innings was as follows:
Chicago, five runs, 10 hits. tw
Cincinnati, four runs, 11 hits, ao
Batteries: Kerr and Senal. .n.
ther. Ring and Rariden.
J. Collins, rf. 3 0 0 1 0 0
Uebold. rf 1 n n a a a
E. Collins. 2d h 4 o n i a n
Weaver, 3d b. .. S ' 2 3 I 10
Jackson, if. . 41 2 1 1 0
Felsch. of. JS 1 s "' n 1
Gandll. 1st to. . 4 0 1 11 0 0
Risbere. sa. 4 1 n 9 k
Schalk.iC. 2 0 1-4 J 0
Kerr, p. 3 0-11 4 0
35 5 10 30 19 3
B R H O A E
Rath, 2nd b 5
Daubert. 1st b... 4
Groh. 3rd b. 4
Kopf, 88. .j
Reuther, p. S
Ring, p. 2
38 4 11 30 11 0
Chicago .1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 15
Cin'nati ..0 03200000 0 4
Summary: Two base hits: Groh,
Duncan, Ruether, Wreaver two, Fel
sch. Three base, hit: Neale. Stolen
bases: Daubert, Rath, Schalk, Lie-
bold. Sacrifice hits: Kerr, Daubert.
Sacrifice fly: E. Collins. Double
plays: 'Rousch to Groh; Jackson to
Schalk; Risberg to E. Collins to
Gandil; Groh to Rath; Kopt to Rath.
Left on bases: Cincinnati 8; Chicago
(Continued on page 3.)
REPORT 15.000 RtDS
TAKEN BY DEN1KENE
London. Oct. 7. The capture ot
o,000 bolshevik troops during the
operations around Voro, by General
Denlkene's troops is claimed In a
communique received by wireless
from general headquarters today.
PRESIDENT BETTER; .
HAS GOOD APPETITE
Washington, Oct. 7. .President
Wilson showed further Improve-;
ments this morning after a very good
night and Is anxious to get back to
work, the White House officials said.
The following' bulletin was Issued at
1:10 a. m.: 'President's Improve
ment continues. His appetite Is de
cidedly better nd he Is sleeping
well. ' (Signed) Grayson, Ruff In,