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IMPORTANT NEWS OF BOTH HEMI SPHERES BOILED DOWN TO LAST ANALYSIS. ARRANGED FOR QUICK READIN6 Brief Notes Covering Happenings in This Country and Abroad That Are of Legitimate Interest to All the People. Dowager Empress Feodorovna of Russia and her daughter, Duchess Xenie are visiting in Eng land. Grand Demobilization of the war army has passed the 2,000,000 mark, and the number of troops returned from France now exceeds 1,000,000. The allied river flotilla has taken the offensive on the Dvina and Vaga rivers. The flotilla bombarded Tul gas on the Dvina and Kitska on the Vaga. The Dutch government has decid ed to surrender the former German emperor to the allied and associated powers, according to a dispatch from The Hague. Articles of every material from leather goods to rugs, and all the' products of convalescent soldiers at Gamp Lewis are now being put on the market. A certificate of incorporation of the anti-prohibition league, the ob ject of which is to effect repeal of the national prohibition law, was ' granted by. the supreme court of New York. Sadi Lecointe. a French aviator recently in Paris established what is believed to be a new height record for a monoplane by climbing 26,900 feet. He was accompanied by a, representative of the French aero c ' ub ' R. Rutherford, 827 St. John place. Brooklyn, N. Y„ and W. W. Krebs of Portland, Ore., were drowned recent ly in the Oregon city when a canoe in which they were paddling on the Wllamette river was capsized by the swell of a passing steamer. Portland public school teachers won a sweeping victory at recent election when by a vote of approxi mately two to one, the taxpayers of tlie school district approved salary increases for the teachers aggregat ing $531.000 a year. The minimum salary under the increase will be $2100 a year and the maximum $3900 a year. NOTED PERSONS DIE Pacific Grove, Cal.—Rear Admiral Thomas, retired navy officer, aged 69. Portland.—Salmon Brown John Brown of Harper's Ferry fame just prior to the civil war, by a gun shot wound, age 82. his family said he shot himself with suicidal intent because of desponden cy through illness. son of Members of TWO SEA PLANES AT TREPASSEY BAY, N. F. U. S. Navy Fliers Finish Second Leg of Trans-Atlantic Flight— to Azores Next. Washington. D. C.—Arrival at Tre passey .bay, N. F., Saturday of two of the three American navy sea planes, the NC-1 and NO-3, which started from Rockaway, N. Y., on the trans-atlantic flight, insures the suc cess of the whole enterprise, in the opinion of naval officers. When the report reached here that the seconi of the planes, the NO-3, had reached Trepassey bay in the flight from Halifax, after it had been forced to turn back because of a broken pro peller, officers were unable to con ceal their deep satisfaction. The second leg of the flight to Plymouth, England, is thus completed. Reason Why Brockdorff-Rantzan Sat. Paris.—Count von Brockdorff-Rant zau's will was strong enough to en able him to deliver his speech on be half of Germany to the allies at the Versailles congress May 7, but he feared collapse if he stood, accord ing to his secretary, who lias been translating comments from the Eng lish papers reproaching the count for remaining seated. The secretary, being asked by a member of the German delegation what Count von Brockdarff-Rantzau thought of the matter, made answer: ."It was because lie was master of his voice - and not of his legs." To Reform Delinquent Women. Sacramento, Oal.—A bill appropri ating $150,000 for the establishment of the California industrial farm for the confinement, care and reforma tion of delinquent women has been signed by Governor William Stephens. Extend Parcel Post to Chile. providing -for parcel post service between the United States and Chile was signed recently by Postmaster General Bur leson and the Chilean ambassador. Washington.—A treaty WASHINGTON NEWS NOTES Recent Happenings in This State Given in Brief Items for Busy Readers. Eastern Washington district ex ceeded its Victory quota. W. L. aßtes, a rancher living near Tacoma, shot and killed himself Sat urday. The Jaywalking section of Spo kane's new city traffic ordinance is now in effect. St. John.—Miss Frane Babcock, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank B. Babcock, and Ernest Spencer were married Saturday at the country home of tho bride's parents. Washington subscribed its Victory Liberty loan quota of more than $«, 000 , 000 . both exceeded their quotas, it is said. Seattle's unofficial subscriptions were placed at about $20,000,000. First month's receipts of the Seat tle municipal railway) from March 31 to April 30, were $415,485. In April of last year, before the lines were bought by the city from the Puget Sound Traction, Light and Power company, the receipts were $355,101. The Central Ferry route survey across the Snake river, has been chosen and approximately $500,000 will be used this year in improving this final link in the Inland Empire highway, which connects Spokane and the Coast cities. State High way Commissioner James Allen an nounces. Seattle and Tacoma T. R. Horne. Yakima manager for the Utah-ldaho Sugar company, an nounced that so far his company has brought in about 450 laborèrs to work ' pinos at the rate of about 15 a day, and he now has about 100 men of that in the beet fields this year. For a week he has been bringing in Fili nationality at work. while examining a revolver in their room at a hotel in Spokane, Saturday,Floyd Lane, age 16, acci dentaly discharged the weapon and almost instantly killed his friend, Ernest Collins, age 24. the bullet en tering between the second and third | ribs 0,1 the right side and coming out below the shoulder blade in the hack after severing an artery. They were both recent arrivals from La Porte, Indiana. ■ Miss Ruth Garrison, 18-year-old Seattle girl, is waiting commitment to the insane ward of the state pen itentiary at Walla Walla. A jury found her not guilty of murder on account of mental irresponsibility. Miss Garrison was charged with murdering Mrs. Grace Glatz Storrs, her rival for the love of her hus band. D. M. Storrs. On March 19, the day after the murder, Miss Gar risson confessed and told how she poisoned Mrs. Storrs while at lunch in a department store tea room at Seattle. During the trial Miss Gar rison took the witness stand and re peated the story of the crime. Last of Yakima Wool Sold. Mrs. M. E. Vessey's wool clip of 40,000 pounds, the last big clip re maining in the Yakima district, was purchased Monday by Harry Armit age, who now has probably a quarter of tlie Yakima clip, which he is hold ing for sale. The reported price was 35 to 40 cents a pound, depending on grade. Mr. Armifcage • says there is considerable wool still in the hands of growers in the Ellensburg district. Wool men' who anticipated low prices this year on account of the govern ment's holdings are reported to be well pleased with returns. Kennewick Berries Ripe. At Kennewick May 10 saw the opening of the 1919 strawberry sea son, and, according to statistics at hand, the year's crop will be larger than ever. Good prices are promised the growers by local houses. Praeti eally no damage has been done by frost, but the season is two weeks later than usual. Five-Day Week at Seattle. Building operations in Seattle re sumed Monday under the five-day week and wage scale of $7.50 per day for carpenters and $9 for bricklayers, pending decision of a conciliation as Co wages and working hours. RECENT DEATHS. Sprague.—Mrs. Charles L. Pish, age 61. Spokane.—Mrs. Louisa D. Payne, for 31 years a resident of age Spokane, mother of C. M. Payne, well known Spokane contractor. Walla Walla.— Marcellus Robinson, age 81, who crossed the plains be hind a team of horses in 1876, of old He leaves a widow and four age. children. Spokane.—Judge Jesse Arthur, for mer resident of Spokane and promi nent in politics here a number of years ago. died Saturday at his home in Los Angeles. WASHINGTON STATE WINS DUAL TRACK FROM IDAHO Jenne Lowers College Record in Pole Vault, Going Over Bar at 12 Feet '/ 2 inch. Pullman. Wash.—Upsetting all ad vance dope. Washington State college won the dual track meet from Idaho university Saturday, scoring 79 iwints to 62. Jenne lowered the college rec ord in the pole vault when he went over the bar at 12 feet % inch, after winning the event at 10 feet. MAIN FEATURES OF THE PEACE TREATY GERMANY'S DELEGATES FIND OUT WHAT IS ON THE "BILL OF FARE." DON'T LIKE THE TASTE A-TALL Belgium and. France Get Large Slice of Damages—What Huns Have Left Won't Hurt Anybody— Kaiser Must Go to Trial. The main points in the peace treaty presented to the German delegates May 7 by the representatives of the allied and associated powers follow: Alsace and Lorraine go to France. All the bridges over the Rhine on their borders are to be in French control. The port of Danzig is permanently internationalized and most of upper Silesia is ceded to Poland, whose in dependence Germany recognizes. Po land also receives the province of Po sen and that portion of the province of West Prussia west of the Vistula. The Saar coal basin is temporarily internationalized. The coal mines go to France. Germany recognizes the total inde pendence of German-Austria and Cze cho-Slovakia. Germany's colonies are taken from her by the clause in which she re nounces all her territorial and polit ical rights outside Europe. The league of nations will work out the mandatory system for governing these colonies. Belgium is conditionally given the Malmedy and Eupen districts of Prus sia bordering on Belgium, with the op portunity to be given the inhabitants to protest. The league of nations has the final decision. Luxemburg is set free from the Ger man customs union. All concessions and territory in Chi na must be renounced. Shantung is ceded to Japan. Germany recognizes the French in Morocco and the British protectorate over Egypt. German troops and authorities must evacuate Schleswig-Holstqin north of the Kiel canal within 10 days after A commission will be appoint peace. ed to supervise a vote of self-deter mination in the territory and the dis tricts wishing to join Denmark will be ceded by Germany. Helogland must be demolished, and by German labor; the Kiel canal must be opened to all nations. The German cables in dispute are surrendered. Germany may not have an army of more than 100,000 men and can not resort to conscription. She must raze all her forts for 50 kilometers east of the Rhine and i$ almost entirely prohibited from pro ducing war material. Violation of the 50-kilometer zone restriction will be considered an act of war. Only six capital ships of not more than 10,000 tons each are allowed Ger many for a navy. She is permitted six light cruisers, 12 destroyers and 12 tor pedo boats in addition to six battle ships, but no submarines. All civilian damages are to be reim bursed by Germany, her initial pay ment to be 20,000,000,000 marks, with subsequent payments to be secured by bonds. She must replace shipping ton for ton, handing over a great part of her'merchant tonnage and tunning out new construction for the purpose. She must also devote her economic re sources to rebuilding the devastated regions. Parts of Germany will be occupied on a diminishing scale until reparation is made'. Germany must agree to the trial of former Emperor William by an inter national court and to the trial of oth ers of her subjects for violation of the laws and customs of war. The allies and Germany accept the league of nations, Germany, however, accepting only in principle and not as a member. All treaties and agreements with bol shevik Russia must be abrogated-, as well as the treaty of Bucharest with Rumania. German prisoners of war are to be repatriated, but the allies will hold German officers as hostages for Ger mans accused of crimes. BAR SILVER ADVANCES TO $1.11 N. Y. Metal Brokers Report Unset tled Market in London. New York.—Removal by the Brit ish government of silver restrictions resulted in another sharp advance of the. metal, in this market Monday, bar silver rising to $1.11 an ounce, against price May 9 of $1.05 3-4 and $1.01 1-2 May 6, when the federal reserve hoard lifted the ban against exports from this country. Metal brokers reported an unset tled market in London, due mainly to heavy purchases of silver for In dia. China and the Scandinavian countries. in the Orient silver is issued main ly for coinage, but in northern En rope where tlfe supply has been small since tlie outbreak of the chief use is for commercial war, its purposes. Silver Makes Big Gain. New York. Bar silver jumped 8% cents an ounce in tiie market Mon day, the price advancing to $1.19%, the maximum here In nearly 30 years. Every farmer, orchardist, dairy man, stockraiser and poultryman in the four northwestern states is being invited to attend the big convention called at Spokane June 11-13 under the auspices of the National Board of barm Organizations. The inv - tation includes every person who holds a membership in a farmers union, grange or cooperatiye society CALL ALL FARMERS SPOKANE CONVENTION IN JUNE WILL DISCUSS PRODUCERS' MANY PROBLEMS. SENATOR GORE IS TO SPEAK Value of Organized Effort on Legisla tion—Need of Central Body for National Clearing House Is Felt. and also every agriculturist who is ■> ■ SÄ m ■■ . • C. S. BARRETT Pres. Farmers Union of America not a member of any organized body. The convention is part of a big movement started for the purpose of impressing upon producers from the soil the value to them of organized effort. Nine conventions will be held in different parts of the country and each one will be addressed by eight, speakers ot national reputation. Strong est emphasis will be laid upon the claim that the men and women who produce the greatest wealth of the country and who represent the great est industry have no central or na tional body through which needed legislation can be fostered. Other lines, such as the American Federa tion of I.abor and the Manufacturées Association of the United States, wield a most powerful influence in legislative matters and disseminate valuable information on economic problems. But the farmer has no national body through which he can appeal for needed reforms. Senator Gore to Speak. In addition to this leading issue speakers will take up problems in cident to special lines of soil pro duction. Senator Thomas P. Gore of Oklahoma gained national fame through his advocacy of a standard wheat price established by the gov ernment during the war. He will discuss this standard and also dwell upon other needs of the wheat grow er. Dr. W. J. Spillman, economist, for ■ P W. J. SPILLMAN Economist merly director at the Washington State College, is expected to review his controversy with Secretary of Agriculture Houston, who was chief of the federal bureau of farm management, disagreed with Secretary Houston and resigned af ter their controversy had attracted nation wide attention. John A. McSparran, master of the Pennsylvania State Grange, ganization of 70.000 members, will tell the Spokane convention why Pennsylvania farmers hold so strong- ] ly to the grange and are so willing i , to pledge allegiance to its tenants ; j at j Northwest farmer and admittedly of Dr. Spillman, an or Why Milk is Costly. A subject interesting nearly every intense importance to every consum Ib that of milk production. This subject, with its peculiar problem of constantly increasing costs on the, side of the producer against a dispo sition by the public to resent a cor responding increase in price, will be handled by Milo D. Campbell, presi dept of the National Milk Producers Federation. Mr. Campbell has cham pioned the cause of Michigan milk producers who are under investiga tion by the department of justice for alleged violation of the Sherman anti-trust act. Gifford Pinchot, formerly ychief of the forestry service under President Roosevelt, and a man widely known in the northwest, will be a speaker. He is president of the Pensylvania Rural Progress association and has a special message on the importance of organization to farmers. Other speakers include A. A. El more,. president of the Washington State Farmers Union, who is credit e(1 with being a champion organizer; Maurice McAuliff, president of the Farmers Union of Kansas and Charles fom"® from Union CUy Ge0 rgla, and has, recently returned from the peace con f erence a t Paris, where he did h|g utmogt to secure recognition for, the agricu iturist. He proposed that! an lnte rnational Bureau of Agricul-. ture ^>e created as a part of the League of Nations. The proposal, was looked upon favorably by David Lloyd George, Premier Clemenceau and President Wilson. er Facilities Ample. The convention will be held in the state armory where facilities are am ple for accomodating a large crowd. Hotels and resturants have agreed to maintain their customary prices. Hundreds of visitors are expected to come to the convention by automo bile. Special arrangements are be ing made to accommodate all who wish to camp in the city parks and at the Interstate Fair grounds dur ing the convention. DESPITE A PROTEST, CHINESE WILL SIGN Will Not Compromise Allie's Position With Germany—Larger Army Possible. - Paris. — The Chinese peace dele -1 gation has received 200 telegrams from Chinese societies and organiza- ( tions in al! parts of tile world, in eluding the United Statesj and one from tlie acting foreign minister at Pekin, urging them not to sign the peace treaty owing to the awarding of the Shantung claims to the Japa nese. Despite this fact, however, I understand that Wellington Koo is determined not to compromise the allie's position with Germany by creating another split like th e Ital ian situation, and that he has prom ised President Wilson that the Chi-1 nese will not withdraw from the con ference nor refuse to sign the treaty, ! but will stick to the rest faithfully. ! ! May Make Another Effort. I If Belgium succeeds in incorporat ing a clause protecting 8,000,000,-; 000 German marks issued during the boche occupation, however, the chi nese will make another effort to have the Shantung decision reversed and a new disposition inserted in the treaty I I j Larger Army Possible. It is believed that both France and the United States will lend favorable ears to Germany's demands for a larger army, as France wishes to maintain conscription, which will be practically impossible if the Teuton army is reduced to 100,000. America, already committed to increase her army to 500,000, having found the old regular army insufficient, there-] fore, cannot wholeheartedly object to the German demands. Berlin.—Tlie stipulation in the peace terms that Germany must surrender j thousands of milch cows, swine, beeves and other domestic animals to replace those GERMANS PROTEST BITTERLY. Object to Surrender of Cows, Swine and Other Animals. lost by the allies through the war has created bitter protest. Grandmother Dies From Shock. Dinuha, Cal.—Miles Brotliwick, 13- 1 year-old schoolboy of Crosi, six miles from here, hanged himself in a g a - ] rage May 10, according to the thorities. because permission to at-] tend a high school party had been i denied hint. Mrs. Henry Furtney, his grandmother, died an hour after his body from shock. au found, presumably was ... . . 'Vaslnngton.-—Establishment of a L new credit of $50,000,000 in favor of P e was announced Monday by ] tntnt n, f MS , makes France's , $2 SO" 477 onn m t he a.Y n ! ed States »2. 802,477.000, and credits for all the allies $9,288,829,000. \ France Owes U. S. I the treasury. , KateH l,olllu l for Si. Germain to take |,arMn Jhl ' peace negotiations arrived at Buchs, <: day. They will tak press and day night. Helena Building Halted. Helena, Mont.—Building trades la borers, who ask increases from $5 50 to $6 per day, laid off in Helena and East Helena struction work, fected. Tuesday, halting •on About 50 men are af Austrians at Swiss Frontier. Geneva. A number if Austrian del m the Swiss frontier Tues e the Simplon 'Xpert to reach Paris Tiles ■X I | A) , in Exce , s of Original Figure w m . , . B * R«turned-Many Districts E*. ceec * Quota ( popular war loan of the United Stales bas been oversubscribed, | Althou * h total Ascriptions not be known for two weeks, fig,» ! Sunday showed that the Americi People had responded generously to the appeal to "finish th e Job" Li ke its predecessors, the Victory Liberty loan Jumped on the last day °t the campaign above the mark set as its limit. The day brought a» avalanche of subscriptions which banks could not attempt to count un til a week's time. None of Saturday's harvest was included in the total of $3,849,638,000 subscriptions officially tabulated at night, and officials would not be surprised to see the final figure go to nearly $6,000,000 - 000. Only $4,500,000,000 will be ac cepted. BURST OF SPEED IS SHOWN LAST DAY—TOTAL IS WAY "OVER THE TOP." ON MAY TOTAL $6,000,000,000 ■Sec. Glass Issues a Statement. Washington. — The fifth and i;ist will es .in Mettle Again Proved. Secretary Glass issued this state ment: "While official reports show only $3,849,638,000 subscribed up to Satur day unofficial advices indicate the Vic tory Liberty loan is largely oversub scribed, with every district making a determined effort to gather in every possible subscription before midnight. "For the fifth time the has met the call for funds country required and the great Liberty loan organiza tion has again proved its mettle." The only gage by which officials -1 ( could estimate subscriptions not yet tabulated was provided by the ord of the fourth Liberty loan, $2,392,000,000 was reported after the vli'ive had ceased, obtainable when the fourth campaign ended showed $4,599,000,000 tabulât ed or 76 per cent of the $6,000,000, 000 total, although final subscrip tions amounted to $6,991,000,000. Up to Saturday in the current campaign 84.85 per cent of the total sought has been pledged. --— PRICE FIXING HELD ! ! roc 'lien The last reports CONTRARY TO LAW Attorney General Palmer Tells Sec retary Redfield Competitive System Prevails. Washington, D. C.—The abandoned ! price-stabilizing plan of the depart I , , , , . , , , declareT^^^tn a t 'T* Un f aU ^° rlM(1 * y ,aw ° pln '°" ? At '°™ ey Gencral I 1 aimer to Secretary Redfield. I The opinion, which was requested j by Secretary Redfield March 26, was in the commerce secretary's hands during tlie controversy between Di rector General Hines and the indus 'rial board over steel prices. Mr. Redfield May 10 accepted resig nations of board members .which had been j n hj 8 hands for several wepks. May 10 Was Mothers' Day. American mothers, the silent suf war, were accorded ferers of the special honors at church services throughout the country last Sunday in the observance of Mothers' day. By direction of President Wiisnv the flag was displayed on all government buildings and the president also re Quested the people to display it at j their homes "as a public expres aion of our love and reverence for " ie mothers of the country." $127,000 Bonds for Pugs. Toledo, Ohio.—Frank Flournoy of Memphis, associated with Tex Rick ard in promoting the Willard-Demp 1 se y championship fight, to he held here July 4, on his arrival in Toledo ] Saturday purchased $127,0011 worth of the fighters. It was stated that Wü i lard will receive $100,000 in bonds 'and Dempsey $27,000. Dempsey are here Victory loan bonds with whieli to pay Rickard and Uncover 17-Year Athletic Marvel. Eugene, Ore.—Fresh from the farm a, 'd with scarcely any training, Ar L thur Tuck, giant 17-year-old athlete .from Redmond. Ore., won seven firsts ] and one second in the state inter , scholastic track meet at the Unlvcr sity of ° re K°n Saturday. ' I Italy Calls Off. Paris —Italy, according to the Echo I'aris, seems Inclined to cease pressing^ for the time at least, her claim to Flume and to demand fulfil ment of the treaty of London, upon which lier Dalmatian claims were originally based. de Flies, Vancouver to Victoria. Victoria. B. G. Tlie first flight from Vancouver to Victoria was 'accom plished Monday by Captain Eckloy lit a Curtiss airplane, the time occupied being one hour and 20 minutes. Look before or you you'll find yourself behind.