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" IT'S THE CLIMATE
WE'RE TELLING THE WORLD
crnr enjoy it
VOI,. A No. 1M.
GREAT H OF
rn.v w.wk iuhi:vi:lt field
FOR WKHT t.HT 1.1 START
HAST FROM FJUWY)
$60,000 III PRIZES REFUSED
IUkM llulr flovwrn lllttlit. As It l a
1WI f Itcllublllt) if I'luni mill
Mlneola, .V, Y., Oct. . Ten army
-airplanes were lined ii on -Koose-x-It
Field here tod ax awaiting the
ulimal of Major Oenoral Thomas 31.
Uarrr, IT. S. A., which would fend
thiMii speeding on their way to San
Francisco In the tgreatost aviation
content In history. At the same
tlma fifteen army machine were
1n San Francisco ready to Hturt on
he easHiound trip. The contest,
which la limited to military aviators,
la for the purpose of tenting the re
liability of the plane and stimulat
ing Interest In recruiting for the air
aervlre. A return flight also will he
Ten different type of machines
were represented In the enlrleit ii nit
om of them Imil seen active ser
vice, on the hattlcfront. Tliree of
the planes entered are German Fok-
lier machines captured almost Intact
on the western front. French, 'Ilrlt
Jan. nnd Ilajian machine also are en
i.MoHt or the Ainerlran entries are
equipped with the famous Liberty
motor and the race will afford a good
opportunity to teat Its qualities
against the host types of foreign
.The foreign entries Include air
Oommodore tL. K. O. Chaltor, air at
tache of the British embassy, who
-will fly a Bristol fighting plane that
lie has Wen using In "taxi" service
at Washington, and Captain Do Ui
vergne, air attache of tlio 'French
embassy, who Is to fly as a passenger
in an American plane.
Although prizes totalling tfifi.UOO
liud been offered 'by the American
flying cluh and private Individuals
lor the winners of the content, Ma
jor fleneral Charles T. llancher.
chief of tho urmy air service has
ruled that they could not Ihe accept
ed, lie announced, however, that
there would be ratings for three
competitions each way. These in
clude a' time competition for the
-pilot crossing the continent In the
shortest time Irrespective of stops
and actual flying time: a speed con
test for the pilot making ihe trip in
the shortest flying time, and a han
dicap competition based on actual
flying time, but with each class or
type of machine to be given a han
dicap percentage ihaRod upon Its re
puted speed as computed by the tech
nical soctlon In Its official tests.
Cnder the rules of the contest
there, la to be no flying between sun
not and sunrise, on Sundays or In
bad weather. lEach contestant will
e required to stop at least 30 min
utes at each of the 20 Intermediate
tops. lAvtators remaining more than
48 hours at one station unless hcM
there toy the weather' are to be dls-
f Continued on page t.)
JOHNSON SAYS WEST
IS AGIST LEAGUE
Tacoma, Wash., Oct. 8, At a
toroaktast tendered by Tacoma cltl
"zons here today to Sonator Hiram
Johnson, lie declared that his tour
"had convinced him that the Pacific
coast states were against the peace
treaty In Its present form. The Sen
ator Bpoke 'this afternoon at a tbea'
tfe and left later for Seattle where
line will speak tonight.
MAKE LONG TUP.
Tra el i.i.imiO Miles From KIIhtIm,
Through I'nlMNl , to Iteach
Homes in Hcrblit
Prague, Oct. H. The Czechoslo
vak contingent of 1,024 sick and
wounded soldiers who recently pass
ed through the I'nlled States on
their roundabout way home from the
Siberian front, have arrived safely
Prague declared a holiday upon
the arrival of the veterans. The sta
tion and all streets leading to It
were packed with thousands of peo
ple when the convoy trains drew In.
As the Czoch veterans descended
they were swept off their feet by the
rush of'relatives and friends, cheer
ing, shouting, crying and laughing.
For more than five years the rela
tives of these men had been without
mttaua of ooiuwuukUou with Uiein.
Tragedy mingled with Joy. Groups
of mothers,' wives and sisters could
lie seen surrounding their long lost
men, while beside them would be
other women searching the faces of
the returning veterans for the sight
of a loved one, that. In many cases
will not return.
"The 'American Hed Cross work-
era who accompanied the Czechs on
their 15,nno-mlle Journey left the
train two hours after all the men
had gone." said Tr. Jariies H. In
gram, of Trenton, N. J one of the'
lied Cross party. "We supposed the
ovation was over. Tint no soner were
we outside the station than we were
surrounded by hundreds of people.
They cheered for America and deck
ed our auto In flowers. Every sol
dier saluted us as we passed. This
continued for Wock after block.
"After we reached our hotel, gov
ernment authorities came Individu
ally to thank us for what America
had done In the repatriation of the
CWh soldiers, pledging the coun
try's undying friendship for the
I'nlted Stales and Its people."
Buffalo, N. Y.. Oct. 8. Buffalo's
Four 'Minute men who ' organized
during the great war to promote the
sale of liberty bonds huve under
taken a new task. They are preach
ing patriotism nnd love of country
at the street corner.
The soapbox has been the rostrum
of those who preached class hatred
and revolution. It was said In an
nouncing the campaign, and the
Four '.Minute inon believed that this
class of speakers should 1e met on
their own ground.
Accordingly they reorganized as
the Minute Men and one of their
numbor speaks each night. The
first meetings have (been well attend
ed and the Minute Men say they have
been encouraged by sympathetic re
simnse from their audiences. It Is
Planned to continue the "soapbox"
campaign as long as there Is appar
ent need for It.
Copenhagen, Oil. 8. .The Gor
man government's appeal to General
Von Uer Goltz troops to withdraw
from the Baltic provinces has
"rnven successful, according to a
Berlin dispatch. -Return of Borne of
tho troops was beRun Saturday and
Several aiore transports are prepar
ing to loave. "
The German troops In Courland
undor Von Der Ooltz Insist that thev
remain there, In .a proclamation Is
sued to "the German fatherland and
all civilized people." ,
A semi-official news agency re
port Bays the proclamation was Is--rd
prior to tho latest order to re
WJW f??fr5??? OOPWTT. OBBQOW, VK1)MHIAV. OCTOIlKIt ft,
MKULIXICIAX ftKVKKKIA HI' I IT
WIIKX LIEIT. WMHl WAS
PLANE BROKEN III TWO PIECES
.1 viators Had Plenty of tiuooline.
Hut It Is Thought Fred Pipe
Cltgel, Killing Engine
Word was received here toda
from .Yledrord, stating that J. C. Mo
glnn, who was seWely Injured yes
terday when the DolUvlUud plan
was wrecked at Ray Gold, Is recov
ering from the shock and talked
vaguely of the accident. The bodj
of Lieutenant Webb, who was in
stantly killed, will be taken to hit
home at Los Angeles for .burial.
.Mr. McGinn Is reported to still be
in a somewhat dazed condition and
could give very little Information
concerning the accident. He stated
What when the -plane passed bver
.mum .mas everyming was appar
ently all right, although several peo
ple here could see one of the avia
tors out on the machine, evidently
trying to adjust some trouble. The
machine wa Tying low and Judging
from the sound, the engine was not
C. A. IJnch, a garage man from
ithis city, was at Gold Hill when the
Dellavlland passed over that city.
He says the machine was flying not
over 7.1 feet above the housetops
and the engine did not seem to be In
perrect working order. The avia
tors were evidently looking for a
place to land.
Mr.. McGinn says the engine did
not begin to work badly until they
had reached Gold Mill, when they
began to search for a landing placet
He says that when they reached Ray
Gold the engine suddenly stopped
and the machine plunged to the
earth. Aside from these statements,
nothing more definite could be learn
ed from him today, owing to his
nervous condition. An inquest will
not lie held until Mr. McGinn re
covers sufficiently to give clear do
talla of what happened.
Mr. IJnch hurried from Gold Hill
to the scene of the accident and ar-l
rived there JiiBt after the two avia
iors Dim ips naa oeen removed from
the wreckage. He says iMeutenant
Webb's mask and one glove had
been removed. The machine, says
'Mr. II .Inch, is a total wreck
It landed, nose down, one wing
struck a tree, a'ftd one propeller
blade and one wheel were broken.
The plane was also bloken In two
Just back of the engine and I.leut.
Webb's liody fell beneath the wreck
age.' A later examination showed
that there was plenty of gasoline In
the reserve tank and there Is a pos-.
slblllty that clogging of the Jead
pipe caused the accident.
Aside from a' Walla Walla rancher
and companion who were killed at
Portland, several months ago, this
is the first fatal airplane accident to
happen In this state.
KKIIS KAKCITH 200 .
Washington, Oct. 8. State
department advices said today
4- that 200 persons had been exe-
.outed by. the bolBhevlkl by or-
der of the bolshevlst commis-
slon Investigating the snrren- 4-
der of the town of Grasnla-
4- Gorka, by the bolshevik!
4- troops. 4
SO MOOXKY STKIKK
Seattle, Wash., Oct. 8.; Organized
labor's plan for a Thos! J. Mooney
parade today were Abandoned, - fol
lowing the mayor's refusal to grant
(UlliAUO'H FAMOUS PITCHER
fXt.MKK BACK VI HI HIM THIRD
TRIAL AMI MAKES MXD
ANOTHER SLUGGING MATCH
lied Make Four Cwtly Error and
Krore Only in the Sixth Hinall
' Crowd in Attendance
Cincinnati, Oct. 8. Chicago won
her third game of the world's series
here today, defeating the Cincinnati
Nationals by a score of 4 to 1. - It
was another slugging match, the
White Sox getting 10 hit and the
Cicotte came back for his third
trial and made good. Cincinnati
used three twirlers, Salee, Fisher
and Clique, but the Reds made tour
errors that were costly. ,
The crowd In attendance was
small, compared with former games,
the grand stand feeing only about
The final result was as follows:
Chicago, four runs, 10 hits, one
Cincinnati, one run, seven hits.
four errors. . . v
Batteries: Clcotte and Schalk. Sal-
lee, FlBher, Luque and Wlngo.
B R H OAR
ttatn,.zna it 5 0 1 3 s 1
Paubert, 1st b... 4 0 0 10 0 1
Croh, Srd b. 4 110 2 1
Rousch, cf 4 0 0 3 1 1
Duncan, If 4 0 1110
Kopf, ss 4 0 1 2 6 0
Neale, rf. . 4 0 1 3 0 0
Wlngo, . 10 15 10
Sallee, p. 1 0 0 0 1 0
Fisher, p. . 0 0 0 0 1 0
Ruether. . 1 0 0 0 0 0
Luqtie. p 1 0 0 0 '0 0
Magee 10 10 0 0
Smlth 0 0 0 0 0 0
84 1 7 27 16
B R H O
J. Collins, cf
E. Collins. 2d b.
Weaver. . 3d 1). ..
Gnndll, 1st b
Rlsqetg, ss. .......
.Schalk, c. ...
jClcotte, p. .
0 0 0
0 0 0-
0 2 0
0 0 1
.Cincinnati ..0 0 0
Summary: Two base hits: J. Col
lins. Orohj Sacrifice hit: E. Col
lins. (Double play: Kopf to Daubert.
Left on bases: Cincinnati 9: Chi
cago 7. Bases on balls: -Off Cicottt
three. Wlngo three. Hits: Off Salee
9 in 4 13; off, Fisher, none In 28;
off Lmque, 1 In 4. Strnck-out: By
Clcotte four, Groh, Daubert, Neale,
Lttque; By Fisher one, Rlaberg; by
Lunue'flve, Clcotte twice, 12. Collins.
Weaver and Felsch. Losing pitcher,
Sallee.- Time of game, 1 hour, 45
Umpires: Qulgley behind plate;
N'allln at first; Rigler at second:
Eva'ns at third.
, Batted for Fisher In fifth.
Batted tor Luque In Ninth.
'Ran for Magee In ninth.
IS THROWN AT
Pittsburg, Pa., Oct! -8. An at
tempt was made to wreck the plant
of the American Sheet and Ttnplate
company at McKeesport today, when
a mlsale, believed to have .been a
bomb was thrown on the shipping de
partment building: 'A hole was torn
Ih the roof, but none of the work
men were Injured.
Hays OpMMient of League Are "An.
.: a.rcfiiMt;" rolndextrr Says Ignor.
tm Mm I rge Ratification
Waaulugton, Oct. 8. Presentation
of telegrams and letters which Sen
ator Brandegee, republican, Connec
ticut, said had tbeen sent to one or
his const! Intents by the league to en
force peace led to a spirited clash In
The communication, he said, show
ed how the league was spending
money in an effort to enforce ratifi
cation of the treaty without amend
A number of telegrams asked the
recipient to telegraph his senator
and demand ratification "In a posi
tive and conclusive manner."
Senator Polndexter, republican
Washington, said there was "a great
manufactured propaganda," twins
waged by league chtfmptons and that
petitions came from persons without
any information on what the league
covenant actually provides.
Senator Hitchcock defended the
peace league, declaring it was "open
"The organized opposition, he
continued, are the socialists, anar
chists and bolsheviki, with their pa
pers. They are the senators' allies.
they're his organization in this
JWO.OOO RKT OX t.(l.VNATI
Cincinnati, Oct. 8. Seven Cincin
nati fans, business men, yesterday
bet 860,000 on the Reds winning
yesterday's contest. The money was
wagered in. hic&go.. Thay. wagered
$15,000 at odds on the first game.
i ney doubled on the second and
third games. Losing on the third
game, they dropped their betting to
lla, 000, won and then bet 830,000
on the fifth game which they also
won. They then bet the $60,000 on
the sixth game.
$50,000 FOR FLIGHT
ACROSS THE PACIFIC
Los Angeles, Cal., Oct. 8. Flying
a Sopwlth airplane, Catt. Eric Don
aldson of the British 'Royal Flying
Corps will attempt to secure the
150,000 prize offered by Thomas !H.
Ince, moving picture man and sports
man for the first successful ailplane
flight across the Pacific ocean in
the near future. Capt, (Donaldson,
the first bona fide entrant In the
contest, made a visit here recently
and disclosed 'his plans.
Capt. Donaldson is now on the way
to lEngl&nd from his home In Austra
lia where he has been on a furlough.
He expects to 'be discharged within
the next 60 days and will bring
with him from England the Sop
wlth machine he -will use. He has
been flying for the British army for
the past four years and Is regarded
as one of that country's 'best avia
tors. The Sopwlth machine he plans
to use will ibe an exact duplicate of
the machine In which Harry Hawker
made his flight across the Atlantic.
DECLINE OF HONESTY
IBerlln, Oct. 8. As an Indication
of the decline of the general honesty
of Berlin, the figures of the lost and
found bureau are of considerable In
terest. Before the war the average
number of articles returned toy find
ers wag annually between twelve
and fourteen thousand, while hardly
a.ooo were brought Iback during the
last fiscal year. The number has
fallen noticeably since November 9.
All honesty has not vanished.
however, tor very valuable "finds"
have been returned, notably pocket
books, with contents of notes and
valuables from 800 up to 200,000
TO CALL BAD NAM
U HOTJi XlMHKIt 27BO.
ITALIAA8 VEUV MICH EXCITED
OVER- KICMB AFFAIR A.VD
WOlMl SHIFT RliAME '
SEHDS STIFF NOTE
Hint That Italians Might Be Excivd.
ed From Peace League ; Wash
ington Denies ritimatom
Rome, Oct 8. Much excitement
and extended comment in the press
is caused by the reported receipt of
warning tram Great Britain and
the United States to Italy, with re
gard to Flume.
It is declared that the warning
from Great Britain stated in effect
that "If the present illegal situation
at Flume Is continued, Italy would
run the risk of being pot out of the
The Tribunal one of the principal
eommentors, declares that Italy Is
not alone responsible for the Flume
situation and attacks what It calls
the "preponderance" ot President
Wilson in the peace conference and
the alleged unwillingness of the al
lies to admit it.
Washington, Oct. 8. While not
denying , that a communication re
garding the Flume situation: was
sect .to.fftaly, dfflctals 4irmld to
day that nothing in the way of an
ultimatum, such as was suggested by
comment of the Italian press, had
GRAYSOX AXO TTMrLTY -f
Washington. Oct. 8. iPtmI. -t
dent Wilson is stronger today
4- than at any other time since he
4- became III two weeks ago, said 4
4- a bulletin issued toy his phy-
slclans. He continues to im-
prove slowly. '
4- The president has asked to
-f see several persons, but neither
4- Admiral Grayson nor'Secretary 4-
Tumulty have been able to lo- -f
4- cate any of them. The presl- 4-4-
dent told them that they show- 4-
ed remarkable Inability to find 4
4- anyone he wanted to see, add-
4- ing that so far as he was con- -f
4- cerned the "campaign of si-
4- lence" was at an end. 4-
LOST. CREW SAVED
HaUfax. Oct. 8. The British
steamer Sizergh Castle was sunk at
sea according to a wireless message
received today from the American
steamer Afel, which reported that
she had taken the crew aboard.
Washington, Oct. 8. .None of the
groups being ready to present any
business for consideration, the Indus
trial conference adjourned today un
til tomorrow, after a session of less
than an hour.
TFN PADQ QWffTiMCQC
in ! i in .i.i
FOR COAST PEOPIP
Spokane, Wash,, Oct. 8. Ten
cars for shipment of sugar to Oregon
and Washington have been ordered
by IRalph P. Merrltt, of Berkeley,
Cal., a member of the commission
appointed by the federal sugar board
to distribute sugar In the west coast
country where It is most needed, ac
cording to a telegram from Mr. Mer
rltt, and received here.