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SPECIAL WILLAMETTE VAX-
LEY KEWS SLBVICS.
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Oregon: Tonight and Sunday
fair; light to heevv frost i the
morning; light westerly winds,
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YANKEE BIRDMEN KICK
OFF ON SECOND STACE
Two Planes J'art For New
Foundland TodayNC-3 Is
Forced To Return.
Trepassey Bay, N. F., May 10.-The NC-1, American
naval trans-Atlantic seaplane arrived here this afternoon.
The giant plane settled on the water amid cheers of
persons on shore and a welcoming whistle from the de
stroyer at the base. She arrived at 2:41 p. m. (Washing
ton time) having covered the leg of 475 miles from Hali
fax in six hours and fifty four minutes.
Halifax, N. S., May 10 The American trans-Atlan
tic fliers started for Trepassy Bay, New Foundland, early
At 8:47 a. m. (7:47 Washington time), the NC-1
arose from the surface of the bay. About a quarter of an
hour later the NC-3, Commander Towers, swept into the
air. t ,
The get away wns made from a p'tn I
npiHisite the I'nited states naval flyiuff
elation on the eastern passage.
Weather conditions were-good. The
day was clear with a north wind.
It wo expected that if this weather
prevails nil along the 40 mile route to
New Poiindlaud the flight to Tiespiissy
w ill be made iii seven or eight hours.
Commander Towers gave the word to
start immediately after receiving the
day 's weather forecast.
Crowds See Departure.
Lieutenant Commander Bollinger's
M' I wns observed to leuve first. A
ciowd, many of whom, armed with glass
es, saw the big Maury gather momentum
over the sufaco of the water, then slow
ly rise and begin climbing. Tiie NC-S's
motors were roaring in a few minutes
and she was off in the wake of her sis
Cheering spectators crowded every
point of vantage as the big American
sky cruisers rose high above the city,
then rapidly faded into the distant sky.
There were no chances in the crews
of the two planes. Lieutenant Barrow
piloted N'C-1 and Lieutenant McCulloch
NC-3. Commander Mitehel flew in NC-1
and ii was stated that he would take his
tin-ii at piloting. Commander Richard
sun will alternate with McCulloch in
hiiii lliiig the NC-3.
NC-3 Returns for Repairs.
Washington, Mi;v 10. (United Press) J
The Xfi.a l,:s returned tn Halifax be-
cause of a defect
ive propeller, the navy
advised at 10:30 this i
iini ning. She expects to get under way
nnuin about noon. The flyer was out
about t wo hours.
"The XC-3 returned to Halifax nt 10il,,or ' ,IB .1"r.V roam, anil it was an
n. m. to replace a propeller and expects j "onnced that k verdict hail been reach
to stmt ngain at noon," the radio said.H- B'"1 B 5:1"' tl,(" twelve "tried men
I and true" filed backto take their places
Washington, M11V 10. Commander during the reading of their findings.
Towers of the NC-3 after heW forced.
to return to Hnlifi.x with propeller trou-1
tile, this morning made a second start ,
M . 1' , , , If, . It- 1
time), the navy denartment was advised
ior lrepassy ni ii:ov a. m. licw lora:
by wireless shortly after noon.
Abe Martin J
-v- - - j
Dr, Vom Wled on Ttfl I Waaler., Fiftl(M1 tTMnftie, out of on in Ore
faay i.j a aecond hand roadster. It, (
seems Uke a thing never glU f goln'i,,,,,,,,, TI Fnni ,,,.., wiU
10 l'net Q tM " "P 18 anicseo i
Slayer Of Mrs. Storrs Declar
ed Mentally Irresponsible
Seattle, Wash., April 10. RutU Gur
rison is in the juvenile detention home
today R wailing the court order that will
commit her to one of the state's iusano
hospitals, following the verdict 01 '
Utility ' by reasou of mentnl irresponsi
bility of the murder of Mm. Grace
Storrs, returned by a jury insuperior
court at 5:1.' p. in. Friday.
Dotiglug fcitorrs, for love of whom the
IS year-old girl poisoned Mrs. Ntorrs by
placing strychnine in her fruit cocktail
when the two lunched together March
IK in the Bon Marcho tea rooms, in
the way to Oganoknn today, where he
must face statutory charges for his re
lations with Huth Garrison. He was
brought buck to Seattle the day the Gar
rison trial opened, to serve as a witness
in a civil case, according to the authori
J"1 Out Two Hours.
The jury rendered its verdict lifter an
absence from the courtroom of one hour
"nu fifty-five minutes. Prose
tojnov John Carmody eoniplet
eted his ad
dress, the bailiffs were sworn and the
jury given into their custody at .1:""
I o'clock. At 0:0,") a'rup came upon the
During all the time the. jury was
locked up, Huth, in a room near the
cortroom, wept bitterly. Carmody, she
n r, ! . 1 1, .1 I,,,,, lina 41m.nt. a , iw. !.!., t,.
Ba'l' nal hurt her through something ho ;
"";' '"""'K11 """"-'J""!! j
whose wife she slaycd because she stood
Salem Creameryman First
In 0AC. Butter Contest
(Capital Journal 8pecinl Kervicc.)
Oiol'ou Auiicultura) College, Corvallis
May 10. p. Hoppes, for the Salem Co
operative C reanicry, was first in the .
combined commercial and composition
tests in the butter scoring contest for
April, conducted by the dairy depart-
nient at O. A. C. His score was perfect
in composition and 94 in the commercial
tet mnkinz his 194 out of a possible
200. This menns that the color, salt. !
water and curd were perfectly comnlned
nnd that the flnvor r.nd body were near
T. C. Jor-rensnn. Farmers Creamery.
I'arlton. was second with 100 jn compo
sition, nnd 92." commercial. J. Ther-
kildson of Hudson Bav Cooperative.
Um:ipin was third with 91.5 compnsi
tion nnd 94i commercial. This was
the hik'ii 'st commercicl rating earned In
tlm -n tet for April.
Other butter makers scorine; 100 in
composition were 8. T. Omts, Mnnmninn
Coonerative; S. O. Rice. Mt. Angel, and
Barklow, Norway Creamery, Nor-
j,,,,.,, M.ir er,. ,m, a)t ,n(ri,
i hii!ic,l oil Or before Mav 21.
Fife, Peerfag From Cell
Window, Puts Crisp In
Hubby's Marriage Plans
Vancouver, Wash. May 10.
Edward Ze-Ilers, 3L" and Miss
Margaret MeCowan, 27, resi
dents of Portland, secured a
marriage license at the court
house here yesterday and cross
ed the street to trie office of
Justice of the TVace Dorr to
But 'the ceremony wasn't sol
emnized. A woman prisoner in
the jail fcelow the court house
happened to be looking out
when, the couple crossed the
street, aud because she claims
to be Mrs. Edward Zellera, the
prospective groom was arrested
tor attempted bigamy before
ithe justice could tie the knot.
Zellera secured the license un
der the name of Clarke. Mrs.
Zellws is serving a jail sent
ence fur abusive language.
GERMAN ASSEMBLY TO
DISCUSS PEACE PACT
Foreign Minister Brockdorff-
Kantzau To Visit berk
Soon as Translation is Com
pleted. Berlin, May 9. (United Press.) The
national assembly will meet here Mon
dnytn discuss the terms of the penee
The government is depending upon
the ability of its representatives in Ver
sailles to Induct the allies to accept
counter pro(osal and permit oral dis
cussions, however, as Konstantin ten
lenbach, head of the national assembly,
already has declared on behalf of .politi
cal leaders that the present terms can
not be accepted.
"The peace terms are uuheit cable nod
cannot be put in practice," declared a
proclamation issued by the government
today. "Unlimited violence would be
done to dermn'ny. Fredi hatred r.nd
killed would result from such a peace."
The German people, according to ad
vices received here, are dumbfounded
nnd panic stricken by the terms, with
the exception of the radicals, who de
mand immediate peace on any basis.
The government das decreed a week's
period of mourning throughout, tne
countrv, instructing the people to at
tend no theatres or engage in other
amusements. At the snmo ti , the
population of the ' threatened prov
inces" (ostensibly the territories to be
taken from Germany) have been id
vised to "undertake no rash acts."
RauUau to Visit Berlin.
Versailles. Mav 10. (United Press)
Foreign Minister Brockdorff Rantz.iu,
head of the Herman peace delegation,
will go to Berlin as soon as translation
of the treaty is completed, it was learn
ed todi'.v. '
The (iernian commission divided Into
shifts is working 24 hours a dav in prep
aration of the translation and Brock
dorff lJantmu's offjcinl report.
Winter Wheat Prosnect Far
Above Normal For This Year
Washington, May 10. (I'nited Press)
The averafe condition of winter
wheat on May 1, was 100.5 per cent of
nnrmul, the department of agriculture
estimated today. This represents a gntn
of .7 per eent over the condition esti
mated April 1.
Based on this report the department
.1 ,1 4 1. n .rnrnVA Vwilit ttl lie. !
18. 4 biiflh.'l per acre or a total yield of j
The acreage of 48,933,000 was report-L,P w:' ,'it on todnv by the victory
ed. This reveals that 544,000 acres or, board campaign committees in the Key-1
I l ,r have heen abandoned dur-
n th winter. But exclusive of the
ni.n,!1Ke which wil not be harvested,
tlli, years crop promises to be 12.229.-
000 bushels larger than harvested last
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01X11 4TOI f !Ud AdIUiiI'4
Bands Brings No Results
Nognles, Ariz., Mcy 10. Although
several hundred Mexican government
troops spent last night searching for
the bandits who raided Cananea, Mexi
co, yesterday, no trace bf the band has
been found, according to informction
here todnv. Troops from Nogulis, So
nora are leading the search.
I-ate reports shown death list of five
in Cananea. Under the direction oi m,
officers, thetown has been organized
for defense against future raids.
Jose H iarez, late retmrts indicate, was
the leader of the Villistas.
A monster tr.bernacle that will B"t
must be SimiO (M-otile has been erected at Kla
OREGON. SATURDAY. MAY
With Deadline Set For Mid
night Tonight, Treasury Of-
' ficials Confident Of Full
ELEVENTH HOUR REPORTS
SEND TOTALS SKYWARD
Pacific Coast District Is Still
Far Short-Total Of 15,-000,000-
EVEN THE VOOVL FARMS
New York, May 10. The vic
tory loan ia surely going over.
Even the poor farms are sub
scribing. Loan headquarters here today
received a report that $17,000
worth of victory notes were sold
at the county poor farm in a
The message didn't state
whether the inmates or the t in
ployes bought the poor farm
Washington, May 10. (United Tros)
America will more than "finish the
Job" according to reports early today
from victory loan headquarters through
out the country.
By midnight sufficient subscriptions
will have been received, it is indicated,
more than to meet the minimum, $),TOi,
000,000 asked by the government.
Nearly a dor.cn states, headed by
Michigan, were reported as having pass
ed their quota early toduy. Unofficial
figures from New York City and other
big centers showed gigantic strides din
ing the last 24 hours.
Drive Grows Intense,
Official figures compiled up to r.n
early hour this morning indicated there
yet was upproxiniutely $l,00U,0ii0,(Hi() to
go before the finish. As a result, vig
orous and in some cases distinctly
unique methods are being cinplojuu -some
sections to sell bonds.
Koine of the larger western cities to
day were canvassed by the lemliii" busi
ness men who closed up business to go
out in the street and sell bonds.
At ninny noints telephones lines aro
being tnken over by the loan commit
tees and bonds i;rn being sold by wire.
A a total of I.'j.OOO.OOO inoinuu,.
subscriptions was hoped for.
West Far Behind.
Krnncisco, May 10.-
Press.) With a quota of 101,500,11(111
In' with"; W.h over .,TC0 M " 1HW res
scribed. Twelfth district victory Jonn P' ' tly , the Hantn ('lara vnl
workers today began & frenzied fight to' ,1.. !T , y.,"MI!" T "" V""'
nut the district over tho top.
Fourth District Beblnl
Cleveland Ohio, May 10,-The Fourth:'"" wu"t a"u Bs ''' as unco,
federal reserve district must raise 28.-
439.000 bv midnight in order to meet
it victory loan quota. Total stibserip-1
tions early today were .l,.'0l,uu'i.
Chicago Takea Spurt.
.,.!. f,l,.,u .ei-vc district in an effort
to put over the district quota of 052
oiio.OOO bv midnight. It was 90 per eent
Tenth Nearly Over.
Kansas City, Mo., May 10. Oklaho
ma and Colorado todnv lu:d 'fintsnw.
the job" in the Tenth district victory
loan campaign. Latest district total was
150.481,050, which is 77.1 per cent of
its I95.00(I.OOO quota.
Middle West Ovr.
St. Louis, Mo., May Ifi. Over the
mark in the victory loan race, St. Louis
and the Kighth district continued to
ward a large over subscription.
Minneapolis. Minn.. Mav 10. The
Ninth federal reserve district has over
subscribed its victory loan quota, ac
cording to A. R. Rogers, distiict chair
man, ear'v todnv.
Ri,1,lii.ri' ami Bailors' nnvamtnanl tn.
surance will be continued automatically !
(one month after the end of the month,
.in which a man is discharged, even if
the man does not pay his premium.
President To G?e Peace
Treaty Message Before
Congress After Return
Washington, May 10 (United
Press.) l'resident Wilson will
deliver his peace treaty message
to congress immediately after 41
his return home, it was statad at
the White House today.
The message, to be culled
here for the opening of the ex-
tra session, it was said, will
be shorter and be devoted large-
ly to domestic questions.
Ilia treaty mesage, private art-
vices iudicate, will be one of
the longest the president has
ever delivered to a joiut session
of congress. He exects to re-
view the whole international slt-
iiafion and developments requir-
ing certain of the proposals In
the peace treaty.
He plans also to meet the
members of the senate foreign
relations committee upon his re-
turn and discuss questions with
them in detail.
HP URGES PRUNE
MEN TO ORGANIZE FOR
' Fruit Union Manager Warns
urowers fresent Banner
Prices Cannot Hold Over
While prune growers are en joying the
1 greatest prosperity ever kno....wu in the
1 industry, Robert C. Paulsu.
the Malem Fruit Union and president of
the Nuleiii Coimnceial club, aouncrs .
warning that such conditious muy not
always continue. And that as a nm.wr
of self protection, the Oregon prune
growers win soon be obliged to form
organizations similar to California
rrune & Apricot, Growers
Mr. I'aulns has just returned from a
visit to hnn Francisco, Han Jose, Los
Angeles nnd Santa Anna where he wen
to investigate prune conditions ami i
satisfy himself about certuiii opinions
no nnu tornied not only asto present
prune conditions, but in regard to t It A
fture of the industry.
Hpcnkiug of what he say and hearer on
his trip of investigation, Mr. Faului
California Crop Big.
"The California crop this year is esti
Jii:ted at 225,000,000 pounds, fur abovt
tho average for the psst ten yenrs.
Prune growers are enjoying the high
est prices ever known, aud while thel
are high, no trouble is anticipated in
disposing of the crop.
"K.urope is taking everything in the
I food line that is offered. Knglniiil hat
, put a restriction on retail prices but
this will effect only 30-40 sizes.
"Wednesday of this week the Rnlont
Fruit Union sold l.duO.OoO pounds and
Thursday another million. No sales worn
mndo at the earlier nnd lower price
whatever. Friday, the Hulem Fruit Un
ion turned down an offer oil l,l)ll(l,0ii0
pounds, figuring that it was better to
hold off until the crop could be checked
up mid also to reserve a supply for
many smaller customers of the Union
who had not bought.
Danger in High Trices.
I "At present there is bearing hi (.'all
prunes to the acre. Coming into bear
ing is a n tvddtiinnnl NO.tMlO acres out
" 01 xl"' 1 lliru ""rn'i
"U."K ln" -verage yie.a is two tons of
,dr,?d "un0' to tUe nl even as
Ul" fl ' lOMJI.
'Win, ,,. u,i nf unn imo
pounds, California growers can see ,
possibility of iHW.Oimi.oim pounds within
a few years. With this possibility, it
l'lH't that with tho vast coming
n.'K'' P'1"" "d the lowering of
lnp oi tne American puu
ti. l,;n .;n i ...i:
i'ho big problem then will be mur-
keting conditions, '' Mr. Paiiius said.
"Aud this condition will ca'l for the
concerted action of the nruiie irnw-!
ers of the northwest.
"In preparation for these conditions,
growers in California are beginning a
campaign of marketing for wider dis
tribution, aiid'iave appropriated $210,
ihmj for tho coming year for advertis
"Over 75 per cent of tho California
crop of prunes is handled by the cali-
forma Prune and Apricot Growers as
sociation. With such sn immense quan
tity of fni't it is estimated that the
average cost of sidling per ton will be
less than one percent. The c(;s- to
.each grower will 4ic slight in complin
wm with the benefits. "
Having observed how the California
growers rnlend to handle an assured ;
ctn , 1 Lt ii i for the lit.xt few tent with
enormous crops and chances for much
lower prices, Mr. Paulua fc-U that all
(Continued on pago nine)
PRICE TWO CENTS
HHLI 0 I Lilt
LAIMS NEXT BUS
As Before Recent Break,
Is Paris Opinion.
By Fred S. Ferguson
(United Press Staff Correspondent)
Paris, May 10. With the Austrian peace treaty rap
idly assuming form the belief prevailed today that recon
sideration of Italy's territorial claims is imminent.
Thomas Nelson Page, American ambassador to Italy,
who arrived here from Rome yesterday was expected to
tell President Wilson that he believes final rejection of
Italy's demands will precipitate a revolution in that country
ALLIED TROOPS FORCE
Soviets Defeated In Three
North Russian Sectors
London, May 10. ("United Press.)
Allied forces have inflicted additional
defeats on the bolsheviki on three north
Russian sectors, the war office an
nounced todnv. -
"On May 5, our positions on the Vnga'dunrters
river were heavily bombarded with !i(iOjnrt, invitation of any sort was issued t
shells," reported General Ironside, Brit ) the Italians to return and that they
isn commander in mo Arcnangei region.:
"Our artillery and rule fire bro wi
two infantry attucks. We suffered only
"On Muv 6 we conducted a success
ful raid, our infantry cooperating with
our gunboat flotilla on the Tulgus. We
took several prisoners and machine
(ienernl Mnynnrd. British commander
on the niurmansK front, mane tne fol
"On May 8, tho shore of Lako 8ego
ziero wns cleared of tho bolsheviki.
Much crtdit is due American railway
troops for repairing tho liuo as far as
Mailskava. To the eastward Russian
troops occinded. Tolekina, Pnnilovakoo
GOLDEN WEDDING OF
EAST ANDWEST HELD
Anniversary For Joining Of
Ogden, Utah, May, 10 (United Press)
The gobli n wedding of the east !
west is being celebrated today. Fifty Htories that the president would agree
years ngo, a golden spike wns driven aijto hand Fiume over to Italy as a mr.n
the junction of the rails of tho Union dutory until 1923 after which it was to
Pacific from the east and the Central i,m mi Italian nossession were
Pacific from the west, instituting trans-
continental railway service, and scores foundation.
I"' t'"'"0 lrl"'nt then are among the! The information cabled here tonfirms
' thousands hero today. Idisprtehes from Paris that the pri st
ine nana can pinners nnu cuomu
I lull before 1011, are also holding a re
union here today.
A lug historical pageant, re iresentM-
live of the construction of the road ana
!f the events of the west since that time
L will piecede tho formal exercises, l
which Oovernor Bamberger, Mayor
Browning and President (.rant of the
Mormon church will be the speakeie.
Airplanes Take ran.
Airplanes and automobiles, undream
ed of in the dues of the road's com
pletion, figure in today's celebration.
Military aviators from Mather Field,
Sacramento, are to give a special pr
grr.in of thrills and autos are available
for the use of the pioneer railway men.
Many noted characters of the early
days are present, and there are constant
reuuions and discussions of big dances,
record road grading and gun plays v.
h:.lf a centurv ago. A. R. Ross, Wells
Fargo messenger, who with a complex-
ion, successfully defended a California
goal shipment from train robbers is on '
hand, nnd has a stage conch engaged
f(ir . f ilimlu.t sn,l friends. (Jing f
Cur, Wong Fok and Lee Cho. said to be
the only survivors of the Chinese em
ployed on the Central Pacific, came in
from California and will figure promi
nently in the parade.
ON T BAINS AJiD K..
BTANI FTVl CEXTB
The "big four" has turned the tcr
ritorinl section of the Anstro Hungarian
terms over to the council of foreign min
isters. Although the latter body had
the matter under consideration yester
day, no announcement was forthcoming
regarding any finds it may have made.
When the Italian delegates first re
turned to Pnris a report was circulated
that a tentative agreement had been
reached by the other allied leaders to
internutiouali.e Fiume under the league
of jintions for a period of years vari
ously estimated at froih two to ten
after which it would revert to ivaiy.
During this period another port was to
be equipped for the use f the Jugo
slavs, that they might be recompensed
for the loss of Fiume.
Concession Is Denied.
Tlmt such a compromise was ever ae-
ceded to is now denied in American
It is further contended tl;t
,.Blm, back solely on their own initiative,
The Italians explained, unofficially,
that their return was necessitated
through regard for the other nllles, fler
muny having questioned the validity of
a treaty in which the Italians would not
As a consequence, it would appear tke
status of the Italians question is just
where it was when Premier Orlando and
Foreign Minister Souniuo first departed
from Pnris, with the single exception
that Orlando has sim e received a vote
of confidence from the Italian parlia
ment. China Thought Bluffing.
Bepnrts that the Chinese have been
advised bv the Pekin government not
to sign a treaty which tarns the former"
(iernian concessions in the Hlinntwwej
peninsula over to Jnnan as decided by
the hig three" have failed to create
anv particular apprehension in pesee
circles. Members of the American com
mission expressed confidence today tra.
(when the time clime the Chinese would
sign the treaty without further opposi
tion. They pointed out that Chinn gains)
fur more under the lengue of nations
than she loses through the cnncc-s wue
to Japan and thnt she cannot afford to
remain outside the league.
Wilson Stands Tlrm.
Washington, May 10. (United Press)
President Wilson has not changed bi
position on Fiume, according to aovicse
ri-n-liinsr the White Hons" today.
i,rlinHed as "nure fiction" and without
dent will stand pat on nis posiuva
the Fiume question
Yank Force Aboard To Be
Cut To 225JOO0 By August
Washington, May 10. (United Press)
August I will find only 225iM Amer
ican soldiers, mcrines and naval gun
ners in the A. E. F. in France and fier
nianv, according to Intest estimates.
Chief of Staff March announced Way.
In April no:t.9l8 embarked from
France for the United States. Of these
275.297 landed at United States ports.
(lenercl March stated confidently tnat
t1( armv would exceed its estimated
maximum of 30,ono a month for re-
turning troops, 10,000 more than the
greatest number ever taken over in that
The one millionth man to euiliaik front
a French port boarded ship May '
f igue includes sll of the personnel
soldiers, marines, nurses and civilian
employes of the crmv in Krance.
King George, at Buckingham palace
Saturday, awarded the British military
cross to Captain R. Giles, D. Ilurphy
and F. Stone of the American army.