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    ALBANY DAILY DEMOCEAT
DEMOCRAT WANT ADS gel
Results for OTHERS, ami will .(
RESULTS fur YOU
THE WEATHER
Tonight and Wedneaday RAIN
VOL. XXXI.
ALBANY, LINN COUNTY, OREGON, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1 1918.
No. lit.
HARD SURFACE ROAD
POPE ASKS
ALLIES
EVA VINTON ASKS
DIVORCE FROM COURT
E
iBOMB DROPS AS THREE
IS
TO ALBANY PROPOSE.:
ALBANY BOYS VISIT
ATTACK ON WILSON
TO LIFT
SAIL FOR N. y.
FOUND GUILTY
-inn County Residents Urge
Extension of Memorial
Road Salem-Albany
The proposed Memorial Highwa)
Sanford Archibald Tells of
Meeting in Belgium and
Scenes at the Front
Republican leaders Back Up
on Plan to Embarrass
the President
WILSON TO CO TO N.
Y. THIS EVENING
President Clearing Decks for
ItiKKCKt Job Kvcr Under
taken by Statesmen
.
I
PARIS. Dec. S. The American I
util ba al Ureal ha Issu
ed ordrra for 16 destroyer la
all la lh Atom, awaiting I ha
nasaaae of the Orel accompany
ing Prraldent WiUoa la Europe. I
The Pmidrntia I convoy In I
elude nlna veaarb, drcadnoughta I
and cruiser. J
WASHINGTON. Dee. 8. Ily Unit
ad Press. Representative Mann, re
publican hoawe leader, now flatly op
posea I ha resolution to liulall Vice
President Marshall In tha Whita House
whila President Wilson la abroad.
Ha also darlarrd himrlf wholly out
of sympathy with tha attempt to cm
ham the Prvldcnt whila on hia
peace miarlon. He promised that there
will be no concerted republican at
tempt In the houae to iurtiun tha
conatitutluiiality of the President's
trip. He said that factional atrifa at
home ahould not be allowed to (five
tha Impreaalon Umt America la divided
on tha peace laaua.
WASHINGTON. Doe. Preaidenl
Wilson today busied himself with the
manifold duties prior to embarking
upon the momentous task that faces
the peace delegate. It la expected he
will leave Unlht for New York, snit
Inir Wedneaday morning. Possibly.
however, work will keep him hero un-.
til Wedneaday.
Carter Glass Slated
for McAdoo's Place
WASHINGTON. Dec. S. U. P.
President Wilson's friend are con
vinced that Representative Carter
Glass of Virginia will succeed Sec
of the Treasury McAdoo, resigned.
INDUSTRY IS ON THE
ROAD TO MANDALAY. OH
T11K KOAIl TO MANDALAY
RANGOON. Iec. . The whirr of
the loom and hum of industrial mu
chlnery are fast drowning tha softer
nolsea of the Kaat, "from Rangoon to
Mandulay," "where the dawn come up
like thundol outer Chlner 'croaaj the
Bay.'
Hure, In tha very section that Klp
Ing made familial to the world when
ht poetised the mystic chnrm of India
manufacturing communities have
sprung up that mnko the hnnka of the
river resemble those of the Merrimac
Burma girls, such a waited on the
British soldier, are still here but moat
of them are at work In shops.
Rica mill predominate. sThere ore
829 of these; 128 sawmill, six petrol
eum refineries; 15 cotton gin. Hi oil
mill, eight printing pres manufac
turers, seven bras and Iron factnms
and many another.
NKW CLASSIFIED
I
FOR RALE The personal property
of the into Alvan J. Carnther is
now on anle. Articles too numerous
to mention In this ad. Everything
goeal Call at residence, corner nth
and Ijifayette, or at burn, cor. nth
anil Hill atreeta. 3ln
LOST Gold watch on atreeta of Al
bany at noon, Dec. 3rd. Finder
return to Dr. Howell' office. Re
ward offored. 3d6"
WANTED Kitchen work, chamber
work, or Janitor work by reliable
woman. Inquire Home phone 3206.
ask lor nin. wen. iku
GOVERNMENT RURAL CARRIER
EXAMINATIONS in Albany Jnn
II. Men ann women eligible, f or
free particulars regarding examln-
aiiftns write- r,. tennitni iniriiier
Civil Service Examiner), Kenois
Building, Washington, D.C. 8U
will nut hava Ita terminus in Salem If
the businessmen and fanners of Linn
county hava tlx deciding voice in the
matter. This opinion wa expressed
ly a duxen or mora prominent real
lent who were Interviewed by the
lemocrat this morning.
If a paved highway from Portland
to Salem la a good investment for the
people of the slate, a paved highway
from Salem through Albany and as
far aouth aa Eugene would make an
equally good Investment, it la argued,
and steps will be taken in the near fu
ture to bring claim of Albany and
other tov.tia south of Salem to the at-
eiilion of those who hava tha matter
in hand.
It Is urged that Linn county ahould
lie willing to grade tha road If the
ard aurface ia provided from the
state funds and this matter will It
rought to the attention uf the county
ourt in the very near future. It is
probabla that tha entire matter anil
presented at the meeting of '.lie
ood Knads association which wilt be
held at the St. Francis Hotel this
week.
Former Albany Man
Presented with Watch
Sergeant Major J. E. Shea, who haa
een witn tno main atiuaciron, now
Squadron C, at Call Field aince last
winter, left Saturday night for Jack
sonville, Ha., where he will enter Hie
officers' training camp at Camp Jo
seph E. Johnston., Saturday at noon.
Just as the sergeant major was leaking
the camp for the last time, he was
called before the assembled squadiun
and presented with a handsome Elgin
watch and $M In rash aa a alight tok
en of the esteem In which he wa held
by the enuadron. Sergeant Smith
made the presentation speech and Ser
geant Shea responded a brat he could
overcome with emotion and surprise as
he was.
Corporal Victor E. Tatum, who has
been in the post exchange for some
time, also left Saturday night for the
officers' training ramp and Private
Soucle, who haa been In the quarter
master' office with A. A. Kaufhnld,
III Irave today. Wichita Falls
Times.
Sergeant Shea la a former Albany
man and a aon of Mr. and Mr. J T.
Shea of this city.
HUBBIES SHOULDN'T
SPANK NOT LIKE
MOTHER USED TO DO
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 8. Husbands
really shouldn't spank their wivea at
least, not In Io Angele, nor a mo
ther used to do. It cost $26 a month.
That developed from the case of
Mr. Roae Allen, young and mighty
pretty, against Raymond Allen, for
divorce.
"He spanked me just like he would
child," Mrs. Allen testified.
"With a hair brush?" sympathetic
ally inquired Judge Wood, harking
hack to the golden days of stolen ap
plea and corn-silk cigarettes.
"No, with hi hand, right on the
kin," lobbed Mrs. Allen. "And wc
were on our honeymoon."
At that Juncture the $26 a month
alimony was granted.
CONCRETE SHIP IS A SURE
COMMERCIAL SUCCESS
SACRAMENTO, Dec. 8. The San
Francisco Shipbuilding Co., which con
structed the original modern concrete,
ship, the "Faith," haa been issued a
permit by the state corporation de
partment to (tell 8657 share of its
capital stock, the proceeds to be uaed
in building of concrete (hips.
The Issue I subject to the npprovul
of the federal rnpitnl issue commit
tee. SI
,VKH C1G CASE WAS
A FRIEND IN NEED
SAN FRISCO, Dec. 3. A ilver
cigarette case which he carried In a
pocket over hi heart he loved it o
is claimed by Lieut. Enrl Pnrrish to
have saved his life.
Fairish I in hospital In France
with three bullet wound in his an-
tomy. But the bullet that would have.'
. . . . .
,trucK I"1 '
heart was ricocheted by the
amose oox.
Appeal Sent to Wilson and
Other Allied Leaders to
Ix t Down the liars
BRITISH WILL DEMAND
THE KAISER'S RETURN
Wilhelm Declines to Give out
Interview, but Would Be
(Had to (Jive Views
IIKKNE, Dec. 3.-The Frankfuit
Gaxett aaya today that upon appeal
of the Arrlibishop of Munich, the Pope
addressed a rouest to President Wil
son and the allied governments, heg-
l iiig them to loueen the blockade, al
lowing Germany to feed herself.
At the same time the Pope asked
allied bishops to maL similar request
of their respective government.
(Copyright IttlH Ily United Pre)
AMSTERDAM, Dec. 3. Count
Wilhelm Hohenxollern, former Kaiser
of Germany, informed Die united
Press today through his secretary
that he would be glad to give his
views to the people of America,
"Where he has still some friends left."
if it were not for the fact that he had
retired to private life and doesn't wish
to give a statement for publication.
He expressed his sincere regret, for
he would be glad to give hi view to
Uw American public. Hut under the
circumstances, he said, he could net
department from the rule he had im
posed upon himself.
LIVERPOOL. Dec. S. Attorney
General Smith declared today in an.
interview that the-war cabinet haa
unanimously decided to demand the
former Kaiser' extradition from Hol
land.
Chile Calls Out 1917
Reserve Classes
SANTIAGO, Chile. Dee. S. U. F.
The military reserves of the 1917 das
have been called to the color.
Former Albany Woman
Died in Portland
Word wa received here thi morn
ing that Mrs. Dora Peter died in
Portland Monday evening with Span
ish influenxa. The remains will be
brought to Corvallis for burial and the
funeral will le held on Wednesday af
ternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the First
Presbyterian church in Corvallia.
The deceased ia urvived by her
husliand, Mart Peters, and two dajgh-
ters. Shirley and Alice; also her pa
rents. Mr. and Mrs. A. N. Harlan of
Corvallis.
Mr. and Mr. Peter were former
resident of Albany and moved from
here to Pendleton, where they lived
until just recently, when they moved
to Portland.
Captain Humphreys Pro
moted to Rank of Major
Captain Choster Humphreys, broth
or of Mr. Humphrey of the local post
office eervice. has been promoted to
the rank of major, according to word
received In Albany today.
Captain Humphreys is a Portland
lawyer and wua once an officer in the
U. S. regular army. Ho Tia seen real
service on the firing line in Frame
for cvcral week.
MODERN ICEBOXES SHOULD
ACCOMODATE A HORSE
I I
WASHINGTON, Dec. 8. Huts off
to Dobbin!
With prices steadily onrlng on al
most everything under the un and
doubtless, uiion commodities above it,
too the cheery tiding come from the
agricultural department that farm
nag are cheaper than they have lieen
for a tenth of a century.
Prices this year average $127.98. In
1010 1146.22 was reached.
Cynical folk may argue that it'
mall consolation to know horse arc
cheap when they need a uit of clothes
i ! or a roast of beef,
I satisfy everybody.
or a roast of beef, but then you cant
Divorce Complaint Chances
Husband with Non-Support,
Cruel Treatment
Charging that her husband ha fail,
ed to provide her with suitable wear
ing apparel ever aince the data of mar
riage and that he ha been guilty of
cruel and Inhuman treatment, Eva
Vinton today filed suit for divorce
againit her husband, Edward L. Vin
ton, asking for a decree of divorce.
In the complaint the pluintiff al
leges that she wa married to defend
ant In 1914 and ever since that dcte
haa been forced to provide her own
clothes. She also chargea tha the de
fendant habitually called her vile
namea and that at one time he charg
ed her with the theft of property.
Civilian Training
Camp Plan Announced
Announcement has just been made
by the war department that the ol fl
eers' training camp near Louisville,
Ky., known as Zachary Taylor Can.p,
haa been changed into a citiiens' train
ing camp, and will hereafter be known
aa Camp Pershing. The camp is lo
cated in the southern section of wir
country, which make it possible to
conduct a military training camp suc
cessfully during the winter season.
The "Plattsburg Idea" of military
training for civilians will J carried
out in thia camp. The objects of the
camp are to provide regular army in
struction of most uptodate character,
so as to encourage and broaden the
cope of military drill among civilians
throughout the United States, and to
disseminate sound military informa
tion to all those who attend.
The instruction given in this camp
will be of the same type of intensive
training that was found to be of so
much value In cititen's training can.ps
at Ptattabarg. Fort Sheridan, the Pre
sidio. Camp Steever. and other. The
cost of attending the camp ia only $30
for the two weeks of military training
and instruction. Each applicant is
supposed to furnish his own equipment
and bear his own traveling expenses.
The first training camp opens on Jan.
6, 1919, and continue until Saturday.
Jan. 18, 1919. The entire training
and instruction is under the direction
of regular United States army offi
cers. Further details and application
blanks can be obtained by applying to
A. C. Schmitt, of the First National
bank. The first camp is limited to
00.
Congressional Action
Will Control Packers
WASHINGTON. Dec. 3. U. P
Congressional action to control the
great meat packers probably will be
the result of tfce federal trade commis
sion's chargea of illegal combination
and price regulation by the "big five'
packers. '
Big British Fleet
Enroute to Labau
BERLIN, Dec. 3. U. P. Twelve
British destroyer arrived at Lloau,,The Amerjclin army renewed it
it ia reported. A large Britiah fleet
i expected hourly at Wilhelmahaven.
It MightBe Worse
LONDON, Dec. 3. An officer tells
of a platoon that had been discussing
what influent was doing among civil-
The men atood by, waiting orders
to go over the top.
'I'll tell you what, corporal, said a
private with a shudder, "with all these
men here close together in the trench.
es the flu would make this a horribly
dnngerous hole, wouldn't it?"
All General Embargoes
Have Been Lifted
WASHINGTON. Dec. 3. U. P.
All
general embargoes have been lifted
the railroad administration today an
nounced. Thl will allow a freer move.
ment of business freight.
I PRUSSIAN SOLDIERS
MARCHING ON BERLIN
I BERNE, Dec. 3. German regl
I menta at Grodno, commanded
I by Prussian officers, are march
I ing Berlinward lo overthrow the
I soviet government, according to
I Polish newspapers received here.
Movement of Soldiers From
France to America Is on
Now in Full Swing
GERMANS PIX)T TO
EMBARRASS ALLIES
Ixindon Despatch Tells of
Stores of Cholera Germs
Stored in Zurich
WASHINGTON. Dec. 8 U. P.
The steamer Empress of Britain, with
76 officers, ten nurses and 2,9 sol
diers; and the Adriatic, with 80 offi
cers, 2,208 men, sailed from Liverpool
December 1 for America, the war de
partment announced.
LONDON, Dec. 3. Addition! de
tails of German plot to sow dissen
sion among the allies, are published
in Swiss papers received here today.
The German stored cholera and
glandera germs in Zurich for use of
German agents. They also secretly
made bombs and munitions there. The
bacteria waa intended for poisoning
wells in territory the allies abandoned.
Bombs and munitions were intended
for anarchist to ue in Italy, in fer
menting revolution there.
Manley Named Chairman
of Labor Board
WASHINGTON, Dec 23. U. P.
Basil M. Manley haa been appointed
joint chairman of the war labor board,
succeeding Frank P. Walsh, resigned.
Given Surprise on
'80th Birthday
Sixteen relatives and friends of Mrs.
Adelaine A. McClung assembled at
her home on Fifth street Sunday while
she was attending church, to give her
a surprise on her 80th birthday. Each
one came with a goodly supply of
choice edible and when Mrs. Mc
Clung arrived home she found the par
ty all seated at the table. The Sur
prise was complete and enjoyed by
those present. She wa the recipient
of many beautiful remembrances.
Those present were: Mrs. Adelaine
A. McClung. Mrs. Sarah Gourley, Mr.
and Mrs. James Caldwell and son
Gail, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Gouriey.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank McClung, Mr.
and Mrs. F. M. French, Mrs. E. J.
Phillips, all of Albany; Miss ma
May Tilton of Cleveland, Ohio; Mrs.
Ella Soules of Woodburn and Mr. and
Mrs. D. C. McClung and daughter
Dorothy of Portland!
U. S. Troops Renew
March Into Germany
WITH THE AMERICANS, Dec.
march into Germany this morning.
By tonight, the Yankees will go into
cairp about a third of the distance to
the Rhine from the German frontier.
OFFICER DROPS IN ON
FRIENDS INFORMALLY
PARIS, Dec. 3. Lieut. Herbert
Hudnut. lute of Princeton and New
York, dropped in on his old outfit the
other day.
He came over in May attached to
an artillery unit. After a few months
he was transferred into an observa
tion balloon organization. He shook
hands all around and expressed the
hope that he might drop in on t!.em
sometime somewhere in France. Dur
ing the strenuous weeks following he
lost track of the old gang. In the
Argonne fight he was observing the
Heinies from his sausage balloon when
a boche bird sailed along and opened
his sausage with a rip of machinegun
bullets. Hudnut took to his parnrn'jte
just in time as the balloon collapsed
in a burst of flame.
In 120 seconds Hudnut landed gent
ly in a treetop and started to shin
I down. From the lowest frond he paus
ed to survey the crowd of soldiers
around the foot of the tree.
"Whatincll you doing up our tree.'
shouted an officer. It was Hudnutt's
old outfit posted under the tree.
Belgium, Oct. 20. 19IP.
Dear Sinter: I received your let'er
of Sept. 1M, day ln-fore ye.tterduy, and
was sure glad to get it. 1 sure enjoj
your leiu-rs very much. Also your
card, which means a lot to me.
I sure will excuse pencil. Letters
l'Mk jL.it as eood to we fellows over
here if they are written in pencil as
they do in ink. Also will excuse 'he
jigvling of the desk by the two little
soldiers you said were drilling th.Te
in the room with you. I'll bet they
would sure come over here and give
the Huns all that was in them if they
were grown up. wouldn't they? I
would hate to think that they would
have to be forced to fiht for a ccun
try like our U. S. A.
Yes, 1 got the Democrats you snt
me and I sure gave them a good xo
ing over. After I get through with
them I give them to "Monty" to read
and then save until 1 meet Lee Bsn
nett, who is a captain now. Front
there they are passed on to other Al
bany fellows; so you see they are well
read by the time they are worn out
They keep a fellow potted on the do
ings of the "home town, which a fel
low likes to do.
Am glad that Clinton and Royal are
in the service now. I am glad that I
haven't a brother who is backward in
getting into it.
I have made quite a move since I
wrote you last. Don't remember
where I was when I wrote but guess
I was on the front somewhere, wasn't
I ?' Well, sister, I saw a lot of things
while I was on the front. O course I
can't tell you much about it, and there
are lots of things that I saw that I
wouldn't want to tell you about if 1
could. Some things I want to forget if
I can. I sure know what it is to be
behind a stearing wheel for days and
nizht at a time. Also know what
shells sound like and what gas smells
like. I have seen some dandy air
fights, which are sure interesting to
watch. They have lota- of air fights
on all the fronts.
Did I tell you that I saw Kenneth
Bloom and Geo. Hughes and the Har
old boy that used to drive the truck
for the commission company there:
Bloom and Hughes came over to the
town where I was to see me and whi'e
they were there the Blankety-Blank
Huns dropped a shrapnel in the towr.
right near us which got three of tl e
fellows. A piece lit right at our feet
and Bloom picked it up but droppe-
it at once as it was red hot. Don't
know if he is going to take it home
with him or what but if a fellow tries
to take all the steel home that lights
close to him he is out of luck.
I have also seen Alton Coates
couple of times. He is the same Alton.
Was in the same town that Mart
Weatherford was in once but didr't
know it until afterwards. Would sure
have liVed to have known he was there
and looked him up. Also have 3eei.
Rauch, who is a lieutenant. So you
see 1 have met a good many of the
Albany fellows already. They all loot
fine.
Came through Paris on the waj
here. It's some place alright, although
I wasn't there long enough to 3ee
much. Wish I could spend a few dayj
there. " Understand Leland Gilbert is
there. Would like to see him.
This country sure shows that there
has been a war here. Not much left
lota of places. Have passed by
places where they say there were good
siied towns, but you would nevei
know it now. The people are moving
back and some of them have a hard
time finding where their farms we.-e
The peoplo here seem glad to sec us
and treat us fine.
The town we are in at present wa
occupied by the Huns not very long
ago. We are billeted in a large dwell
inir that was a convent before the
Huns cuptured it. They have did a lot
of painting on the wr-.lls about the
Kaiser and the Vaterland. Well, they
won't do anv more painting here, I'll
say.
There are many places of interest
here which we have taken in. Don
expect to be here long. Things look
o-ond for the end of this thing soon, I
think.
Well, sister. I will close for thii
time and will try and write agai
soon. Am getting mv ail regular
Call up Mother and tell her I am feel
ing fine. Write often as letters sure
go fine. Goodbye for thi time.
With love to you all, your brother
SAN.
Defendant Ordered to Ap
pear Before Judge Kel
ly for Sentence
RONER GETS $2.)
DAMAGES IN SUIT
heasant Case Closed and
Trial of John Warner
Now in Progress
Convicted of unlawful cohabitation
with Mr. Flossie Young but recom
mended for leniency by the jury, Mark
P. Christianson ia ordered to appear
before Judge Kelly for sentence on
Saturday morning at 9 o'clock.
The case of the defense fell down
wlien Dr. Myer testified late yeicr-
ly afternoon that he attended Mr.
Young during childbirth and that she
mimed Christianson as the child's fa
ther in the birth certificate. Thia
fact, it is asserted, had not been com
municated by the defendant to his at
torney, and came as a complete sur
prise. The jury waa composed of the fol-
owing: W. IL Hogan, foreman; Gua
Harder, J. A. Brown, W. E. Baker,
Peter Lewis, H. W. McElmurry. T. B.
Cary, B. J. Ridders, Wm. W. Fronk,
E. F. Wiles, John Neeley and W. L.
Pate.
A jury waa secured in the case of
Jcseph J. Roner vs. James Piatte last
niht. Thia case resulted from an al
tercation over a dog, and was brought
to the attention of the justice court
in the form of a complaint charging
the defendant with assault. He waa
fined $10 and Roner later brought
suit in the district court asking $000
damages.
The plaintiff was represented by
L. M. Curl and the defendant by J.
R. Wyatt. The case went to the jury
at 11 o'clock today and a verdict in
favor of the plaintiff in the sum of
Shortly before noon a jury waa se-
25.
cured in the case of the state of Oie-
;on vs. Elmer Miller, charged with
shooting pheasants out of season.
fhis case came up on appeal from toe
justice court, where an adverse ver
dict was returned against Miller. Dis
trict Attorney Hill represents she
state and Attorney Guy Lewelling the
defendant. At the Democrat press
hour the jury was still out
The case of the city of Albany vs.
John Warner, recently arrested on a
bootlegging charge, was next tried.
It was nonsuited by Judge Kelly oq
motion of the defendant, alleging in
sufficient grounds for suit on the part
of the city.
Russian Steamers Will
Re Seized is Report
HELSINGFORS. Dec. 3. U. P.
The government announced that it
will seise a number of Russian steam
ers Interned here, for the purpose of
obtaining cereals for Finland from
Argentina and Canada.
Mass Meeting Planned
for Next Sunday
A big mass meeting 1 being plan
ned for next Sunday, December 81 h,
at the First Presbyterian church at
2:30 in the afternoon.
James Elvin, Y.-M. C. A. secie
tary who haa Jukt returned front
France, will be the principal speaker
anil will tell of his experiences at the
front, and of the work of the Red
Cross. Rev. G. H. Young will also
talk.