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VOL. XLIII ASHLAND, OREGON, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 1919 NUMBER 14 TOO TOWNS COMPLEET WW OUT; LOSSES MJLW BOSTON FAK IWELL E M ffl MBltm M III REUEF GENEI SH (By the United Press) BOSTON, 8ept. 18. Sentiment favoring general strike In sympa thy with the striking police Is grow ing. The United Hebrew Trade, with a membership of thirty thousand, has voted to walk out It the Central La bor Union calls a general strike. Other unions are voting on the strike question and give unmistaka ble signs that they are In favor of such action. Captains and lieutenant In tho fire department voted today not to strike, according to Fire Commissioner Mur phy who Informed Mayor Peters of the supportof theofficers of the de partment. The firemen, outside of captains and lieutenants, are expect ed to take a vote on the strike ques tion tomorrow. V V -- (By the United Press) PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 16. Fire chiefs of the Pacific coast began the second 'day of their annual conven tion here this morning with discus sion! on fire fighting and fire-prevention topics. A mass meeting and dance will be held In the public auditorium this evening. The visitors will be taken for a trip over the Columbia high way tomorrow, stopping at Bonne ville for a venison barbecue. Lieu tenant Colonol Theodore Roosevelt, who Is coming to Portland for the Oregon convention of the American Legion, will address the fire chiefs m cm AT PORTLAND He Now Knows He Made A Mistake PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 16. Deputy Sheriff Schrlmer Is expected to arrive here today from Butte, Mont., with Mrs. Stella DeSnell, wife of a prominent Butte architect, who was arrested In her palatial home In the Montana city Inst week. Mrs. DeSnell will be tried here aoon on a charge of polygamy. She was also Indicted by a Portland grand Jury several months ago on a charge of larceny. - The arrest of the woman at Butte was the culmination of a search Which was Instituted for her last March when she, under the name of Mrs. E. M. Overman, Is alleged to have married Anthony Doleckl In Portland. The groom claimed ., hla bride decamped the day following the ceremony with $250 of his money, $200 In thrift stamps, $600 in min ing stocks and considerable Jewelry, which she had procured and charged to Doleckl at Portland stores. Doleckl told the police he mar ried the Butte woman following a correspondence of six months which resulted from his reading of an "ad" In a Portland newspaper: Doleckl claimed that Mrs, De Snell, or Overman, was "fond of his home" for only one day; that when she abandoned him she left him the 'following note: "Remember, I love you, but I am afraid, O, so afraid, we have made a mistake. So, goodbye." f- Doleckl says he knows he made a 'mistake. " " THE WEATHER . 9 ,p For Oregon Probably fair, normal temperatures. at Bonneville. Thursday morning will be devot ed to a business session, with a bit "fire-prevention" parade In the af ternoon. The convention will be concluded In the evening with a ban quet at which the Portland Cham ber of Commerce will be the host, EN. DIED LAST NIGHT George N. Cray, a well known mall clerk residing on Creshara street, died last evening at a local hospital where he had been taken Saturday Miul had undergone, a serious opera tion. Mr. Gray had not been feeling well for some time, and was prepar ing to go to San Francisco on a va cation. While on his way to the train Saturday afternoon to leave fot the city be stopped in to consult a physician as to hi condition. The latter found him in such a serious state that he Immediately sent him to the hospital. Modlcal skill was unavailing, however, and death oc curred at about 9 o'clock last night His mother, stepfather and sister caine In this morning and funeral arrangements will be planned after the arrival of other relutlves who are expected tonight. Mr. and Mrs. Gray hnvo been residents of Ashland for the past two years and have made many friends during their residence here. WOKING, Eng. Fined $5 for using obscene language, Charles Webb, handed up an additional $5 "an extra one for luck." The second $5 was placed In the poor box. (By the United Press) PORTLAND, Sept. 16. Benjamin Allen, representing the Cleveland Pdallnealer, and a member of the presidential party, was Instantly killed yesterday afternoon when the automobile In which he was riding In the Wilson procession turned tur tle near Oresham. James (Dad) Pat terson, driver of the car, was also killed and three other newspaper men hurt. Patterson attempted to avoid a collision with another car and swung his car too far, causing it to overturn. Allen's throat was cut when he was thrown through the windshield. New Owners of City Property The Beaver Realty company closed the following deals within the past two days: L. Q. Fltzwater has pur chased the house belonging to W. 8. Stennett on Morton street; C. S. Calef sold his property on Mountain avenue to Jeff Howard, while the latter in turn disposed of his prop erty on Lincoln street to Rev. Hiram Smith of the Brethren church. All these new comers expect to occupy their purchases for homes. GEORG RAY 1 KILLED IN PARADE V WW 4 f : " A : ' Q im, by Arasrican Prws Auaelsiioa iMMMIIttlltTTITT Life Sentence ' For Murderer (By the United Press) 8POKANE, Sept. 16. Showing the first signs of emotion since he brutally murdered his wife several weeks ago, Frank ParrUh, formerly a merchants' policeman, one of the most "hard boiled" criminals ever tried In a Spokane court, was sen tenced to lire Imprisonment toduy. The Jury, on which were two wom en, found him guilty late last night. ' On his way to the court room to hear the verdict Parrlsh turned to Deputy Sheriff Wood and said, "I'll bet you a ten spot I swing." ELECT DELEGATES TO STATE MEET During the business session on the last day of the teachers' Institute the committee on membership in the Oregon State Teachers' associa tion reported a 100 per cent mem bership which In Itself shows the ex cellent professional spirit of the Jack son county teachers. Miss Sarah Van Meter, and Miss Fern Dally of Med ford. also Superintendent W. L. Greenleat of Gold Hill, were elected to represent the County Teachers' organisation at the state meeting which will be held In Portland prob ably during the holidays. These three together with County Superin tendent G. W. Ager and a represen tative from each of the cities of Med ford and Ashland teacher organisa tions constitute the Jnckson county delegation for the state meeting. BIT THEY CAUGHT 'EM (By the United Press) ST. PAUL. Sept. 16. Three ban dits were captured by four detectives after a gun fight at Mendota follow ing: an attempt to rob the Mendota State bank. Al lot the $8000 loot was recovered. (By the United Press) WASHINGTON, Sept. 16. Senate leaders have decided that there will be no real action this week on the peace treaty formally called up yes terday. There will be speechos, but the actual reading of the treaty will probably start early next week. The reason Is that Senator Lodge and others opposing the pact In its present form wIbIi to leave Senator Johnson free to complete bis stump ing tour against the league. Senator Borah, who also has been stumping, was called back to Wash ington today by Lodge. M MORE DELAY! I Ill I I I I III llf I llllllftlll They came, we saw, they smllel and departed. . , That, In brief, Is the story of tin visit to Ashland today of President and Mrs. Wilson and the presidential party on their tour of the Unltel States. On his way to California, In hlj "swing around the circle," to boort unqualified ratification of the pence treaty, the president's speclnl trait stopped In this city for 15 mlnutM at noon today, and huudreds of Ast land people had the satisfaction tf seeing the president and the fin t lady of the land and. of hearing their voices, even though no speech win mode by the chlof executive. A thousand or more of our cltt sens had guthered at the depot whci the presidential train rolled In, promptly at 12:30, and was greets I by stirring strains of music by tl municipal band. On the rear platform of the pres ident's private oar, the Mayflower, eWAJju4n pulled In was Joseph Tunrtm,, prlvatr secretary to Wil son, and Immediately after the train stopped he was Joined by the presi dent, who was greeted with wilt HiiKe bouq'unts of roses and othiT flowers were passed over the rail iif the car to Mr. Tumulty, as well ns baskets of fine fruit, which wits much admired by the president aid Mrs. Wilson, who made her appear ance in response to Insistent de mands of the feminine portion Of the crowd. President Wilson was requested liy Mayor Lam kin to say at least a fer worda to the crowd, but declined to make an address on tbe grounils that bis voice could not stand Vw strain of continued speaking. Both he and Mrs. Wilson, hoiv ever, expressed admiration of tl beautiful flowers and splendid fruit presented them, and chatted freely with persons in the crowd, alio shaking hands with a number. The train departed southward at 12:45. Schools of the city were dis missed half an hour early at noun and hundreds of school chlldnm were In the throng which welcomed the nation's executive. MARTINEZ, Calif., Sopt. 16. Brand Singh and Button Singh were killed today In a fight which Is l- lleved to have been between two rh al gangs of men working In truck gi i- dens In the Delta section. Their bodies were found todny on Jersey island. Brand was shot and Button stabbed almost beyond we ognltion. Three men are missing and de ties are hunting for them. Details are lacking as communi cation with the district is only by boat. F SAN FRANCISCO, 8opt. 16. Fal lowing are market quotations: BUTTER Extras, 63c. EGGS Extras, 87c; pulMta, 67 Vic. POULTRY Broilers, 87c; hens, 3 7c. CATTLE Top sheers, 10 He; mc- omls, 8V4c;. cows, ; heifers, it; calves, 13c. HOGS Top, HVio, BHEEP Ewes, 7c; wethers, I; lambs, 10c. BARLEY Feed, $3.07; sMp- ping, $3.12 He. LONDON. Salo of surplus govern ment wur stores has realised to dte $560,000,000. (ILLED IN GANG Hull RISCO MARKETS lrV7 Suppress D'Annunzio (By the United Press) ROME, Sept. 16. The govern ment's first move toward suppres sion of Gabrielle D'Annunzlo's ad venture In Flume will be directed by General Badagllo, It Is announced offlclully today. Immediately upon his arrival at Fiume he will Issue a proclamation Inviting D'Annunzlo's followers to return to tbelr regiments. The D'Annunrlo forces totnl 2600, most of whom automatically followed their officers because tbey were told the government approved of the Flume coup. Government officials said some of the poet's followers had already re turned to their regiments. The British and American troops have embarked from Flume and the French contingent has returnod to Its base. NAUGHTY, NAUGHTY $ NEW YORK, Sept. 16. $ "Paris women's skirts and bure legs are downright wicked," exclaimed Mrs. W. B. Arut of Arkadelphla, Ark., arriving here today. She started for France to "fetch home' 'her son who is a f second lieutenant. IN FROM COAST A camping and hunting party con sisting of Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Loomla, F. J. Ahlstrom and R. E. Hosley, re turned yestorduy from a three weeks' outing to tbe coast. The points touched on their itinerary were Crescent City, Gold Bench, Bundon and home by Roseburg. Each man of the party got a fine buck the opening day of the deer season, while they also secured a lot of sal mon at the mouth of the Rogue river. They encountored somo rainy days and muddy roads while on their trip, but the recont rains have suc ceeded in Improving travel to an ap preciable degree since they have dried. AT CHICAGO, Sept. 16. Feminine styles this coming fnll will be much different than those now In vogue. Skirts will be longer, much wider and more conservative. This is the news coming from the Fashion Art League in convention here todny, WHEAT GOES DOWN GALVESTON. Sept. 18. The nritinh steamer Bayronton, Oalves- ton to Marseilles, foundored and nnk in the East gulf today accord? Ing to wireless messagos. The Brit ish steamer Fayan picked up the sur rivors. It Is not known If any of the crew wer lost. The Bayronton carried 250,000 bushels of wheat. LONDON. The secret's out. Miss Mum! Svnae. welfare worker, says the principal things girls talk' about when men aren't near are: "BIoubos, boys, and Jiealth." MI m LAST or mwui uw a AUSTIN, Texas, Sopt. If). "At IimibI 10(H) bodies are strewn along the short's of .Nueces and Corpus tlirlstl bays," General Welters of the Texas National Guard, stated In a a message to Gobernor Hobby this afternoon. (By the United Pross) SINTON, Texas, September 18. The town of Port Aransas Is com pletely demolished .according to a report received bore, while Rockport and Aransas Pass are severely dnm nged. Rescue work Is being contin ued. Thore were scores of thrilling es capes; several survivors, who hud been washed clear across the bay clinging to wreckage, were respited at Odom. A group of soldiers from tho nrmy convalescent cump performed with the utmost heroism helping In the work of rescue unci preventing loot Ing in the wrecked districts. (By the United Press) .. HOUSTON, Texns. Sopt. 16. More than two hundred bodes have been recovored from tho beaeh In the Corpus Chrlstl vicinity, the mes sage states. The Houston-Gulveston relief train will not leave Houston until tonight due to delay ill as sembling supplies. Dispatches recnlved here this morning stated that 126 bodlei hail been recovered from the bay at Cor pus Chrlstl, but this has not been confirmed. SAN ANTONIO. Texas, Sept. 16. Fifty bodies have been recovered and five hundred persona are believed to have been drowned In the vicinity ! of Robstown, Texas, fifteen miles miles from Corpus Chrlstl, according to radiogram received here. Brigadier General Marshall left Brownsville todny to assume charge, the radiogram stated and martial law hus been proclaimed through the stor muroa. A military relief train carrylnp 60.000 pounds of flour, 30,001) pounds of sugar and general supplies left Brownsville toduy. More sup plies nro noeded. Seven Curtis airplanes have left Kelly field to visit the vicinity of STEEL SHE TO S (By the United Pess) CHICAGO, Sopt. 16. Orders for members of the steel workers unions In the vicinity of Chicago to strike next Monday morning have been re ceived. About one hundred and fifty thousand In tho vicinity of Chicago will strike, according to union offi cials. FORMERLY WEALTHY; NOW LIVING IN STABLES (By the United Press) BELGRADE. (By Mall). In northern Serbia many families, wealthy before the war, have been found by officors of the Amerloan Rollef administration hnd the Amer ican Red Cross living In stables and chicken coops. Their homes had ben destroyed by the advancing or re- trentlng armies. Now their beds were heaps of straw covered with burlap. It was all that remained as furniture In their once pretentious estates. Penniless and with no clothing except what they wore, these people' returned In pitiable condition. Many of the refugees made their way across Serbia In makeshift garments of burlap bags I Co.-,. us Christla and search for lur l vivo re oi' tbe storm who may have been marooned on the many kaya along the Gulf coast. (By the United Press) DALLAS, Texas, Sept. 16. At least 16 bodies have bean recov ered from the bay at Corpus Chrlstl, j following Sunday's terrible tropical storm, which swept that section al most out of existence, dispatches state today. Fifty persons, Including tt sol diers In a convalescent camp, ara missing and the property damaga la estimated at three million dollars. ''Unless help reaches here Tuesday morning, the situation will be ter rible," a message received her last night declared. Two hundred and fifty persons are In the hospital, the message said. ,' . Many of them floated for hour, clinging to pieces of wreckage. Boat all along the coast were either washed far inland or wrecked mak ing the relief work extremely dif ficult. The town of Port A mesas Is almost completely wrecked, It la reported. The tidal wave at Corpus Chrlntl was driven Inland by a 65 mile gala and the wator was 10 feet deep la the city's streets. Corpus Chrlstl Is under martial law and the soldiers ara aiding In caring for three thousand homeless. The city was without water or gaa last night and food supplies wart r .inning low, , ' MODERN MERCY HOUSTON, Sept. 16. Dr. W. R. Ramsay, assistant city health offi cer, left here today In an atrptana with demical supplies for the Texaa sitorm district. TROOPS T OAI DRELIKF AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 16. Gov ernor Hobby has Issued orders for the Immediate movement ot 150 . Texns National Guardsmen to Cor pus Chrlstl to assist In the work of relieving suffering. Additional stata troops will probably be ordered to the stricken districts. The ranger have already been sent there. MONDAY which had contained American food sent to relieve their hunger. The condition ot the Serbian peaa ants Is beyond description. A larga proportion are homeless. Moat fam ilies have been deprived ot their wage-earners by death. The mother Is now obliged to support herself and children on what she can produce on a farm stripped of Ita machinery . and tools. , w ALL BECAUSE THEY ' SMASHED A HAT " t (By the United Press) , NEW YORK, Sept. IS. One negro was killed, two wounded, a pollca man beaten and a dosen others suf fered black eyea aa the result ot a race riot following the destroying ot out-ot-season straw hats here to day. ." . REGULAR MOVIE STUFF . "j (By the United Press) - - MINNEAPOLIS, Sopt 16. Ftva heavily armed bandits held up Ue Chicago Lake bank today and aa caped with $10,000 In cash after locking three employes, In tba vau!