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TO SPEC WL ZE UPON
Preparedness Program Submitted to
Congress-r-Total of $335,000,000 Is
Asked Big Item In Budget Is New
.Warships -,fw Navy Submarines
and Airships Provided For.
()KK(0y "MOKH Y, T)l CVM1
HYDROPLANE "GLIDER" MAY REVOLUTIONIZE INLAND TRA
WAjMllKQTOtf, Dee. O. Tho nd
ministration's estimate of military
nml naval expenditures, including tho
first y'cnr'iwoHt of the new national
defense program, was sent to con
gress today, with n total of .1.7J,3.H
IMiD nskeri for tho nrniy nml $211,
618,071 for the nnvy.
Kor the two branches thr increase
nskod over tho opprorrriations last
year is nbout $124,000,000, exclusive
of the amounts for fortifications ami
other items which may he included in
n general scheme of military defense.
The entire plan calls for something
over $100,000,000 in excess df the
Avlutlotl 111 lllldgct
Tho wnr deonrtment nsks nn In
crease of more than $-1,000,000 for
the nipi.il corps, of which about
$:i,700,000 is for aviation, $300,000
jo be made immediately available,
with f 50,000, morn for tho develop
jnent of an aviation motor. For the
)iv of the army $03,700,307 is nslfv'v
an ineienso of more than $1 1,000,000
to pay about Jfi.OOO more enlisted
men. The pinrlcrmustor riaittnont
link1 for an increase of more than
$1,000,000 for supplies nnd nbout
$7,000,000 for clothing, enmp nml
uoTtjisoii efiiipment. In the engineer
ing corps $1100,000 is asked for equip,
meat of-trdops in place of $18,000
liiht year. The increase for ordnance
More or the purchase and iiiiinu
i'acluro of nmniuntion tor Miaall iintm
in from $100,000 to $.'l,;i8:i,000 with
$l,.r00,000 for grenade. An increase
of $7.'0,000 in made in the item for
small arms, target practice, including
machine gun practice. For mnuufun
tilling, tepniring mid issuing nnii.4 at
national armories, $l,orJ,r.r)'J is ask
ed, cOiujiarril with $'jno,000 last year
and an inetensc-of $l,'jr0.000 for
iut'chnsc, manufacture and test of
rilled . ''
For Organlcd .MIIJHn
Kor ho organized militia $l,;mo,
000 is cstimntcd as necessary, com
pared with $'J.i0.000 Inst visit-, with
tin iuorcUAtr-nf $.i00,000 for militia
equipment. The military aoadcmv in
estimated to cost nbout .flloll.OOU
more Vrith 'provision for 770 cadets.
For the naval militia the nav de
partment nskH nn increase of about
V-10,000. An armor plate plant is
Again buggo-sted, to cost finally
$tl.:ir),107, of which $,J,'JU,702 is
nski-d nt once, &
For completing mibmunno torpedo
boats heretofore authorized, the esti
mate is $.5,282,1103, against $lx,n 11,3 I 1
For submarine bnso.s $1,000,000 in
lr IHgger Nnvy
The big item in the new navy pro
grunt In an estimate of $27,(117,000 iim
the Jitt year's- appropriation for
hulls and machinery of two battle-t-htpn,
two battle cruisers, Ihtec
M-out cruicrtJ, liftcen. destroyer,
two gunlinitts, one hospital ship, one
i'uel oil hltlp. This, comvtrcd with an
appropriation of $7,200,000 ih Jks(
yenr'u program. For the hulls ""find
outfits of live fleet aud twenty-five
Coast submarine (first yonr'i work)
$7)(I7.r000 in asked, oompnrod with
$1,800,000 Inst enr. For armor" and
itnnniuent of essoin, authorized, the
eHhmntc is $21,081,000, nnt $0,-
o r,t)J)3 Inst year. ror aviation
.',000,000 is asked, an increase of
$1,000,(100, and for ioorvo ammuni
tion $8,000,000, for which theio won
jto npfrftprintion litft oar.
One million dollm is sought for
the proposed o.peiiniental laborntorv
to bo placed' (if tho dispoi.al of the
Jiaval advisory board.
J 'or I 'oast Itcfonsn
Ponst defense and fortiticntioti
5tcmtiiudiidi $2VW,0(in for jrnu nnd
mortar batteries aud $J,llll,A00 for
IllodotlJKIIl olj COlj-ftlH'llts. $o"17,.
f'82 for five couttol a,t fottificutiou
titiil $220,70P flu- nenn-liliitlit for
harbor defence, all ot whieli sliov
unit yMt iuwi'anc. For siibrusnne
mine i RnWnfs, cable stntion, etc.,
.1-210,0(10 is asked, ulid t... Mies for
i'ortsmnd tKStimast detents rl.hil?,
000. For armument of ihest- imiili-
yitiotw tUt4lnmtu '" -MW. "".
ivith a provision Hint the chut i
4irdhauet) may eontmet foi Ti.'iua.
000. The iwtiuiato for the .hi.I.,.m
nnd test of nuimunilioii for NiaiiM-t
4HI11IIOH and the mndernlziuK ! .i..
juctilcs on hand i put nt $:i.uiHi,unol
with provigion hir ftlSlJOOOO addi
tional. For buh-euliiiur hoa coast r
ttlhiry prautioo 100,000 is ttbkotl. Tl.e
total armument for forts is oiinnt-d
tv coat $12i"iU7j00j t-uinpaicd wi'h
C, ( Cate of La Ornndo arrived in
this city today to assume the duties
of agriculturist -patholopist. Mr.
C'nte succeeds Dr. JL I'. Henderson.
jmthologist, who resigned in August,
nnd will also tnko over a large pait
of the farm advisory work previous
ly handled liv F. ( Heimer, who it
tunt will devote most of his time to
the experiment station work. He will
npdinlirc on agricultural develop
Mr. Onto graduated at the Oregon
Agricultural collego in 1001, nnd
served two years as assistant in
pathology. After leaving Corvallifl
ho ont nearly eight years develop
ing a fruit ranch in Ijnn county,
starting with uncleared land and pay
ing expenses by general farming nnd
dairying. He sjent two years in in
vestigation of plant disease through
out the state. The past two years
Mr. Cm to has served as county agri
culturist and fruit inspector of Linn
county and established an enviable
record for efficiency in both linos. L.
f. Oentner, noting pathologist, will
continue ns assistant 1 Mr. Cnte.
Concerning Mr. Cate, the 11
Ornndo Observer snvs:
"Claude C. Cate is probably the
widest known matt in Union county
His work has taken him to overv
nnoUjnnd corner of the district, and
thai he is going to leave will no doubt
be greeted with regret from every
point. Ah president of the Tnlon
Courtly Fnir aswociation hoTnlat'likh
ed nn enviable record j as promoter of
bettor fruits, of more butter pruritic
lion, of more silos nnd nil the modem
i'pftinnco4 that go to make fanning
profitable, Claude C. Cate stood at
tho head. His personality was suoh
that ho could mingle with farmer and
fruitmnn nnd business man nn equal
ity with nil nnd with good grace.
"I'ntversallv liked, and capable, he
demonstrated in a few short years
what can bo done 'with more intensit
tied fanning in nn area not natural
ly given over to that method of till
ing the soil. "Although ho grii., his
work will remain nlwavs,' afd
well-known fanner todny when told
of Mr. Cute pending departure."
I.owIm A. Walto, late of Watklus,
JaokHon county, Oregon, was liorn
AtiRimt 27, tR32. In Now Voile utato
on nn old Kngllah land grant fUvcn
to hlit Grandfather by (hu English
"When a hoy ho emigrated with bin
parents to Wisconsin and front there
Inter In llfo ho movoit to what was
tho territory of Colorado when gold
wan dlNcov'ered. nnd tin waH there
when tho civil war htoko out, during
which he. nerved ns corporal In Co.
I) 2nd Colorado volunteer calavry
After clone of that war ho served
five jnara .ih an Indian scout for tho
lie wh very closely Identified with
intnlan Industries of Colorado, for
many years IiuvIiib owned silver
mines and smelters, hut the demon
ctltntlon of silver caused him to oIoho
out bis mining Interests-.
Mr. Walto was a man who was
much respected aud honotod ly all
who hecanto Intimately acquainted
wljh him, his rugged honeht manhood
appealing to all. Ho was a memher
of the legislature of Colorado during
the SO'h. ' Ho was the orlalnatnr and
founder of tho ltoeky Mountain Now.
Mr. Wnlte was a first cousin ofK
Chief Justice Wnlte of Ohio and of
Kx-Oovernor Wnlte of Colorado.
Mr. Walto came to Oregon about
sir-years ago and took up Ills resi
dence at Watklus, Jackson county,
where he has since resided. Coining
to tho Huored Heart hospltul sonic
three months ugo that he might have
hotter attention than wuh available
at Watklus, nnd he died there at 7
o'clock p. m. on Dec. 4th, 191ft. nod
si curs, i months, and 7 days,
death holme due to a complication of
dlseasos Incident to old ago.
Mr. Walto left to mourn his pass
ing tt way his wife, Mrn. Ollvo Walto.
of Watklus, stiil four children, Miss
Winifred, Miss l.llllan, nnd Krigur.
all of I.os Angeles. California, aud
John A., of Watklns.
Funeral services will he held nt the
Weeks & Mcdowun mortuarv chapel
by the Onmd Armv post X. 47 of
Med ford at 10 o'clock a. nt. of Tues
day, Dee. Tth. InUruiont at Jack'
f'l.MO.OQfl asked lust vcur.
For -iibmatinc mines in ih- witters
l' the I'ml.-il St.ite- pniMr .li'0,'IJl
is n-liri. roiiiimi, d Willi fjl.lllltl
ln-t -r A in itn '- t'1 17,000
lur r.nlm iiviiiiiiin lerpcib't -.
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Pastor I didn't see you at church
unday, Mr. Jones?
SUGAR BEETS WIN
jones N'o. "Willie didn't ahovol
a path through tho snow
EXPOS T ON AWARD
One of the queerest objects to be
dubbed a boat is the -Yolanda II."
a low-lvtng rakish craft, which prom
ises to bring about ns Important a
change In inland water traffic as
itobert Fulton's "Claremount" did In
1807, when she made her way up the
Hudson river to tho surprise of the
old boatmen, without sails. Tho boat
which Is a development of the hy
droplune Idea, Is the Invention of
Conzalo Mejla, a Colombian banker.
who has the contract to carry malls
for the Colombian government up tho
Magdalena river, Colombia.
When not In motion tho "Yolanda
II." draws five Inches of water, but
as soon as tho big retractors whirr
tho big propellor blades around the
boat glides over the surface with an
Inch or loss of draught, at a max-
1 Intum speed of 50 miles an hour.
With powerful mojors nnd light
draught, the "Yolanda II." Is expect
ed to revolutionize water transporta
tion In South American inland
streams. It will make tho trip of 600
miles from the Colombian coast to
the capital In 24 hours, whore for
merly nbout 12 days wore required
for the same trip.
SAN FRANCISCO. Dec. C Since
the list of awards for Oregon wnP
Inst mndo known by the jury of
nwnrds there wore more entries made
nnd the nwnrds on these were given
out Saturday. Jackson county re
ceives two gold medals nnd one sil
ver. This gives .Incktfon a total of
forty.five out of the totnl of 111)
nwnrds received in the horticultural
division of Oregon.
Oold mednlH Mrs. Potior Pnlmer,
Modoc Orchards, Mcdford, Ore., P.
Hurry penn); Win. 0. Similar, Ash
land, Or., celery; J. P. Carroll, Mos
ier, Or., Mammoth apple.
Silver medals C. H. Gates, Mcd
ford, Or,, sugar beets.
The Migur beets were of gold medal
quality, but being irregular in size, it
was impossible to expect better than
n bronze mednl. 'ihc jury, however,
recognized the fact that tho sugar;
content wns above tho average and
therefore awarded the beets n silver i
medal. The beets were grown on the
experimental fnnn at Tulcut. but were!
entered under the name of C K.
Gates, for theireasmi (hut the loca-i
tion nnd grower's nnme wns not
known here nt the time of entry. '
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For bat retullt
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Standard Oil Company
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and would be glad to have any day in the year. Here are many
nice little necessities, and right now our stocks are unusually
complete. Better make your choice while the buying is best.
Plentiful stocks of Hart, Schaffner & Marx clothes; unusual
values in dress clothes a full dress suit at $35 that's exceptional.
Striking things in suits and overcoats. Prices $20 up.
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