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TOMB IS AMERICAN TROOPS
PORTLAND BAY TO PATROLEURDPE
IN THIS CITY
ONE HlXOUI.n OK THE htATE'H
LHAIMNQ MHI.NKHH MKX WIIJi
ARRIVE AT U O'CJxX
Auto Trip a Fratur Mniirr of Ore
pm Product at flie 'ourihoum '
Preparation for entertaining the
Portland bualn men here tomor
row are welt under way and the com
mittee In charge announce the fol
lowing program for the day:
Reoeptlon at 0 a. m. by bualne
men at fldulhorn Pacific depot and
- extending, of glad hand In welcome.
Visiting i tn o tin local merchant,
9:30 to 10:46. " 1 '
Auto will leave from Chamber of
Commerce at 1 1 a. m. for trip around
Tokay Height, the vlnyard and to
Savage Rapid for lunch Jut a
fave Savage Rapid at 1 p. m. tor
drive through orchard and farm dl
trd'ta along the Rogue.
More visiting with the merchant
at 3 p. m. .
The visitors will be guet of the
Grant Pm Chamber 0! Commerce
at 8:30 p. m. at a Rogue valley pro
duct dmh(lrT"rvcd"aT11i( Jonoplilne
county courthouse by the ladle of
the auxiliary. ,
Should any of the visitor desire
to Mult farm or .orchard, mine or
points of Interest not Included In the
auto trip outlined, a hint will be auf
Hi'lent It will be arranged. f
It la especially urged that a large
crowd greet the luminous men at the
depot at 8 o'clock lit the morning.
The three winners In the window
display context will be anuoiin "tfd
Frlijay. Some attractive show win
dow have been arranged by our
merchant, allowing Oregon product,
and many complementary remark
about them are heard on the atreet.
. Pillowing I the personnel of the
Southern Oregon excursion ol the
manufacturer and Jobbers:
Allen, A. 11., Sulos M(!r. Crown
Flouring Mill & Golden Hod MUI-'
I i1j Co.
llulxton, W. a., PreB: Peerless-Pacific
Hale, A. J., Mgr. Pacific Coast BIb
Doharrell, W. II., Mgr. Heywood
Bros. & Wakefield Co.
. Uergmann, Thoo., Pres. Tlieo. Berg
man Shoe Co.
Itoyce, K., Portland Hotel.
Hroyman, Otto, Pres. The Dreyman
Bruce, H. A., Mgr. National City Co.
Callan, . C.
Carman, II. J Mgr. Carman Manu
Chapman, C. C, Publisher Oregon
Clark, A. 0., Mgr. 'Associated lndus--trle
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MAYNARIt HAS ACCIDENT
Omaha, iNeb., Oct. 16. Lieutenant
Maynard, loader In the transconti
nental airplane race, broke the
crankshaft of hi motor and was
forced to land In a field near Wohoo,
Neb., Just before noon today. ,
Dublin, Ireland, Oct. 16. 'Defying
the order of the government, the
.12th annAat convention of the Sinn
Fein was held "here at midnight In
Mansion House. The complete order
of business wag carried through.
Hccretary Itakra K) fl,(MM) Yank
Will lie Kent Oversea If I'ldil.
rite l Formed lu Silesia
Washington, Oct. 16. Secretary
Raker say ' that if a plebiscite la
ordered at Silusla tinder the term of
the peace treaty, 1,000 American
troop will beiaent to SllottU to help
In niHlntaalnlnK, order while the ref
erendum i being held, Regular
troop are now going forward from
Now York (or the purpose, tailing
"The peace council, and the u
pro me war council In Carls," c!d
Secretary Dakar, "In formulating the
treaties Indicated several place In
which they- determined that the dls
position 'of the country to lis sub
sequent annlgnment should be ' de
termined 1y referendum or plob
Incite. One of the was Sulesla. It
wa decided that allied troops con
tinuing under the command of the
upreme commander, Marshal Focfi,
should occupy then 'plne during
the iiIeblHc.lte o that they would have
an assurance of a,' fair vote."
CAPITAL AMI LAIMHl
A UK RT1LL MPAKKIXG
Washington. Oct.' 16. A declara
tion of the right of wage earner to
organize and bargain collectively
with employer was presented to
he Industrial conference today by
committee of 18.. It wa expected
to cause a strenuous fight, a the
declaration I opponed 1y represents
tlve of capital.
Since the firm of the present
month the Southern Pacific company
has loaded and unloaded IiO car In
the local yards, according to figures
shown at the freight office. Thirty
seven of these cars were loaded out,
and 1 3 cars came In over the main
On the C. & O. C. railway, between
Grants Pas and Waters Creek, 60
carloads of freight have been ship
ped since the first of Octobor, about
18 of these cars being sent beyond
There Is a shortage of cars at pres
ent ami eight fruit cars which came
In Tuesday have all been loaded.
Twenty-elx carloads of apples have
been shlpiied from (Irani Pass this
season and many more carloads will
be sent out. Two -cars of grape
were shipped Wednesday and one to
day, by rrelght, but most of the
Flame Tokay are being sent by ex
press. LONE HAND AT FIUME
Paris, Oct. 16. Gabrlelle D'An-,
nunzlo wired .Premier Clemenceau
today, asking him to take the In
itiative -in obtaining a declaration
from the allied governments making
Klu me a free port. 1
Captain D'AnnunzIo said he had
drafted a manifesto Inviting the Ser
bians and Italians to recognize mu
tual natural rights.
Buffalo, Oct.' 1 fi. Complete re
turns compiled today on yesterday's
municipal primaries show that the
communist 'party, appearing on a bal
lot here for the first time and run
ning on a platform calling for the
soviet form of government, "polled an
average of less than 800 votes for
Its three candidates. ' The total vote
cast was 4,000.
GRANTS! PAHS, JOSErHIXB COTJ1TTY, OREGON, TIItHSDAY, OCTOBER lfl, 1919.
REDS HEMMED IN BY THE
Denikene and Kolcbak Showing Superior Leadership in
Trapping Bolsheviks Poles Take Kovno, Letts Cross
Tie Duna, While' Allied Squadron Stands By
Ixmdon, Oct. 16. Forced back by
the enemy on four fronts, the ar
mies of the soviet government of
Russia appear to be facing period
pregnant 'with disaster.
General IDenlkine's cossacks from
the south, the Poles from the west.
Northwestern Russian legions on the
northwest, and other Russians on
the north have during the past few
day forged ahead until the bolshe
vlst are between the upper and ne
Potrograd la doomed to capture,
In the opinion of observers, and in
the extreme north the resistance of
the bolshevlkl Is.toroken where they
are being -pursued toward Onega, 150
miles from Archangel.
The Poles have captured Kovno,
on the extreme north of thefr line,
and General Denlkene has driven a
PACKERS TRYING TO
CONTROE FOOD SUPPLY
Washington, Oct H. Reiteration
of the charge that the five big pack
ing companies of Chicago bid Talr to
dominate the wholesale grocery trade
and who already handle over 200
food products unrelated to ihe pack
ing Industry, many of them directly
in competition as meat substitutes.
Is made In part four of thei federal
tra'do commission's report on the In
dustry published here.
Four packers. Swift, Wilson, Cud-
ahy and Armour, the report states.
through their subsidiaries handled In
191K, over 49.5 ier cent of the es
timated total of poultry, 33 per cent
of hlpped eggs and 40 per cent of
all factory-.male cheese.
Now York, Oct. 16. Lieutenant
General flaron Jacques, who, accord
ing to his own assertion, occupied
the "front seat In the front' row"
when the Germans opened the great
International "show" In 1914, Is the
most striking member of the suite
which is accompanying King Albert
of Belgium on his visit In the United
States. Tall, straight s an arrow,
General Jacques looks like the fight
ing man he 4s and has been from boy
hood, for he la one of the profession
al' soldiers upon whom Belgium re
lied when it made the great decision
which held up the German army un
til French atid British soldiers could
get Into action.
General Jacques was In command
of the Twelfth regdment, one of the
crack military organizations of Bel-
glum and was stationed at Liege
where General ILema'n was In com
"I had never been Impressed hy
the bombast of the (German soldiery
and I had full confidence In 'my own
men," said the general as he sat 1n
his plainly furnished cabin' on board
the George (Washington on the voy
age to New York and talked of the
early day of the war. '
"We first came In ' contact ' with
the Germans on the bridge at Vise,
and after a sharp fight drove them
back, capturing the flag of the 97th
"That fight aroused the people,
and Immediately we had more than
a thousand civilian volunteers, dig
ging trenches and helping In every
SEETHAT HUNS START NO IIE1RS
giant wedge Into Central Jlusala
far as Orel. The morning papers
feature the presumed Impending col
lapse of the soviet government.
Copenhagen, Oct. 16.--The Lettish
forces have fought their war across
the Duna river at Riga and opera-.
tlons are now developing favorably,
according to the Lettish prees bureau
advice received at Libau.
London, Oct. 16. A general re
treat of the bolshevlkl "before the
armies of Admiral Kolcbak In West
ern Siberia Is announced from Omsk
says a message .dated. October 13.
Copenhagen, Oct 16. A French
and British squadron of 20 warship
has arrived at Riga, say a Lettish
report received here today.
STRIKERS APPEAL TO
FARMERS FOR HELP
Tacoma, Wash., Oct. 16. A relief
committee frdm the metal trades
council today prepared to send an
appeal to the farmers who are mem
bers of the state grange, throughout
the state for food for the striking
shipyard workers. Free contributions
are asked. C. R. Cottrell, secretary
of the Farmer-Labor alliance, sanc
tioned the plan.'
SKX.VTK VOTKS IIOWX
AMKXUMEXT TO TRKATV
Washington, Oct.-16. The senate
today voted down the amendment to
the peace treaty, under which the
German right in Shantung would re
vert to China Instead of Japan.
SAYS ALLIES MUST
way possible. General Leman issued
a' proclamation In which he said:
'Big Germany has Invaded our coun
try imposing an ultimatum which
constitutes an outrage. Little 'Bel
gium proudly accepts the challenge.
The Belgian army will do its duty.
The people of Liege only ask to "be
allowed to do theirs.'", . v
During the discouraging days
which followed, when ta Belgian
army was compelled to retire from
place to jlace until It at last had to
give up Antwerp and begin Its slow
retreat along the coast, ilGeneral Jac
ques never doubted the final put-
come, and encouraged his men "i?
pointing out that when they reached
the Yser river the backward move
ment would end. And so It did.
"My regiment had orders to hold
Dlxmude till death and (we did. Not
until high command- decidedto evacu
ate the town did we leave our
places," said the general. .
"The war is oyer, but the Ger
mans still have arms and men. It la
up to the allies to eee they do not
use them again. I look upon the
German as a barbarian who still has
in Ihla heart the desire to conquer,
because he ts trained f It from the
cradle. This war was not war en
tirely of the kaiser'a making. , It was
a war of the whole people, a' war for
loot. They believed they would be
able to get to Paris In six weeks, and
the hooty they took would amply
compensate the expense of mlMtary
BET ON THE RACES
Sine the War Are Flocking to Race
Truck and Proving Genuine Sports
Big Hum Change Hands
London, Oct. 16. There Is more
betting than 'ever on horse racing
throughout England, according to
one of the leading London bookmak
log firms, a though every one was
trying to make up for the war-time
period when racing a well a bet
ting was suspended.
"It is not only that more people
are betting," said the head of the
concern, "but they are wagering
larger sums. - The small man who
used to have his 'tanner on a race
now risks his shilling or half crown,
while the clubman who formerly was
content to 'wager a sovereign now
bets a fiver.
"I have been In business for 35
years, and 1 have never made such
books as this year over the Derby
and other classics.
. "Another point about present day
betting,", continued the bookmaker,
"Is the number of women customers.
Now we have hundreds. I don't
know where they get their informa
tion, but some of the -biggest checks
we have drawn this year have been
'They nearly always pay too.l
when they lose. Of course, we get
an occasional defaulter, a we do
ampng our men customers. But
take them all around they are just
as sporting over the business as any
of the men whom we have oh our
books." .- x
LEGION WILL OUTLINE'
THHR FUTURE POLICY
Portland, Ore Oct. 16. Whether
Oregon's delegates to the national
convention of the American .Legion
at Minneapolis next month will favor
deportation of all aliens who oppose
the American form of government,
tie abolition of all foreign language
newspapers, nd a complete Investi
gation of all army ' prison camps.
with punishment of those responsible
for unjust conditions, will be deter
mined at elections to be held hy all
posts in Oregon, under orders issued
by the legislative committee for the
state today. '
Other matters which legion mem
bers will vote on are (universal mili
tary training, national defense meas
ures, bonus or additional pay for ser
vice men, preference to ex-service
men in acquiring public lands, and
financial assistance to them In form
of long term loans on home 'building
and purchase of farms; restrictive
policy as to all Immigration: con
structive policy and Immediate re
lief toward disabled service men: on-
enlng of Klamath lake lands to set
tlement Instead of lease to corpora
tions; parallel paragraph translation
for all newspapers printed In foreign
language; amendment of war risk in
surance bo that 'beneficiaries may
have option of receiving1 principal In
lump sum or monthly payments; a"
liberal constructive and efficient sys
tem of vocational training for service
1 . 1
SAYS WILSON IS BETTER
Washington, Oct. 16. (President
Wilson, relieved front a ' glandular
swelling from whtch he has suffered
for two days, had a good night's rest.
said his physician1 hulletln today.
LAWYER SHOOTS CAFE
Seattle, Wash., Oct. 16. John CI
cora, a cafe owner here, died today
as the result of a gunshot wound re
ceived Tuesday by Edward Klenstra.
a lawyer, Vno admitted, the Dollce
say, that he shot Cicora, claiming
self defense. A dispute at Klentra's
office preceded the shooting.
WHOLE NUMBER 2797-
HIGH SCHOOL !EBATIXG LEAGUE
ENTERS 13TH VEAJR, WITH
SALEM IS THE LEAD
FINAL EM HELD Ml
Intel Director of League for Sou then
Oregon, Which Includes 12 Cities
Eugene, Oct 16. Two hundred
high school of the state are eligible
for entrance Into the Oregon High
School Debating League, now enter
ing Its 13th year, according to an
nouncement by It W. 'Prescott, pro
fessor of public speaking: in the uni
versity, and who is secretary o the
league. . -
The state is divided Into twelve
district frtW ftliA nuvnAttA -
leStflA- TCflMl Af f haaA T-
w ."""v. iviooaur
VrtVUHltt nnnnnnMa will V .
rate question for the preliminary
rounds, which 'will be contested in
January, (February and March, .with
tne finala in !fav Tti 1 4 4.tA
winners will meet far ti umiji..i.
at the university, Eugene, as a feat
ure of Junior Weekend, iiay 12, 13,.
and 14. Up to last year only the
finals were debated in Eugene. In
t18 the four leSias reinalnine in the
semi-finals were brought here and
the plan proved so successful that It
was decided to bring all 12 district
winners here in .future years.
pf the 200 eligible. It is Mr. Pres-
cott's opinion that more than 100 will
enter teams. Schools may enter the
league up to December 1 bv commun
ication with the office of the secre
tary here or with their respective di-
.ct-luits. me scneauies win be made
up by districts on or before Decern
ber 10, and the final contests In each
ot'the districts, are set for March 13.
.The trophy for the winner is the
cup put up by the Laurean Literary
Society of the university aid Profes
sor T. E. Decou, professor mathe
matics here, who was the first "resi
dent of the league. The cup goes into
tne permanent possession of any
team winning the championship
three times. Salem high school has
now won two legs and needs but one
more victory to take the trophy. Eu
gene high cshool was the winner last
ear, for the third time, taklnz a
close contest from Bend, the runner
J. G. Imel of C rants Pass is dila
tor of the league for the Southern
Oregon district, made ud of" Jose
phine, Jackson, and the southern
part of Douglas county. The subject
for debate "in this district is. "Re
solved, that the Philippines should
ue given immediate and coninlet in
High schools eligible for member
ship in thiaMlstrlct areiAshland, Cen
tral Point. GlnnrialA n
. " "'-".O A W, '
Phoenix, Talent, Medford, Butte
Falls, Gold Hill, Jacksonville, Rogue
River, Hugo and Merlin.
YANKS HOW TO FIGHT
'Berlin, Oct. 16. The Spanish em
bassy In Berlin which is in charge
Of American nffntra nonrllno. 4h mil
ficatlon of the peace treaty1 has re
ceived so many applications from
regular German army officers who
wait to serve in the American army
that it has posted a big sign on the
outer door announcing that such ap
plications will not be accepted and
that it is useless to apply. The num
ber of applicants since has gradually
decreased hut still there are some.
Some of those seeking ' commis
sions in the American army urged
that they could be of value In
"teaching the Americans how to