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lite i- 1 - -v DAILY EDITION 1 OU IX., No. 10. KIN TO STAY ABROAD llfcXIKVKI) THAT HE WILL HE. MAIN AWAY I NTH. AM. I'K.UK TEHMH AHIUNUEI FAVORS LEAGUE OF NATIONS Said to Oppose Creation or Recon struction OimmUMim, Kltlir Ex etulivc or CVntfiwIoiml Washington, Nov. 20. Domocra tlo senators who conferred with Prealdeut WlUon lout nlitht'for two tour loft tho White House with the Imprvealon that the president now plans to remain In Franco Indefinite ly, or at UuHt until the major portion of tho work ot the peace conference baa ben completed. The president wan understood to be especially Interested In tho appli cation, In the framing of the treaty, of the principle of the freedom of the avail, which ha (inundated In his 14 terms, and on which the a! I lee, In agreeing to discuss peace wlih Ger many, have reserved tho right of freedom of action at tho peace con forence. The plun for a league of natlona was another aubject to which the president waa aaid to have given much study. He wna understood to regard thin iwiantlal for the main tenance of the peace of the world. During Jila absence from the I'nlt 4 RUtes the president plana to con tlnuo to exercise all the functions of bla office. He will keep In commu nication with Washington by wire lens whllo at sea, and by cable, and If necessary by dispatch boats while be Is abroad. While In France the president was said to plan transaction of any necessary executive business In the Amerl'-an embassy. Technically he then would be on American soil. Should be visit 1ondon or any of tho other allied capitals the embas sies there would become his execu tive headquarter. Besides discussing his plans for bis trip abroad, the president waa understood to have taken up with the senators problems of reconstruc tion and necessary legislation. It was, said that he opposes creation of reconstruction commission, either executive or congressional, ' prefer ring that the work be done by exist ing agencies, such as the war Indus trleg board, the food administration and the war trade board. , HOW THEY TAKE AUTOS OVER SNOW IX, ALASKA Chltlna, Alaska, Oct. 20. (By Mall) Wheel rims eighteen Inches wide are ,on two new automobile trucks brought here recently to be usod In carrying the mall between Chltlna and Fairbanks over the win ter snow trail. With the broad wheel rims the trucks will not sink In the snow. E London, Nov. , 2"0. King George and Queen Mary with their court have returned to 'London to a cold, tireless Buckingham Palace. Owing to the coal shortage and to the fact that the country will con be on its winter's rations, the king had given orders cutting down the use of coal In all the royal pal cos to a strict minimum well with in legal rationing. 'Almost every fireplace In the pal ace, In none of which fires had been lighted, have had bricks placed in them to reduce the consumption of coal. Lighting ot passages, corri dors, anterooms and the - private apartments of the king and family Tias been reduced by half. MANY MONTHS 1ST LOSES RACE BY 18,164 VOTES Wlthycoinlm Hiioms Tierce I'mler by a Vote of lft,000The Normal Schools Ixwe Out Official returns ot the recent elec tion from every county except Mult nomah, from which the complete un official figures are used, ahow that United States Senator McN'ary de feated Oswald West by 18,164 rotes. The vote was: MrNary 82,1189, West 64.175. West carried only two of the 86 counties Deschutes and Jackson. The official returns from every county, Including Multnomah, on the governorship, show that Governor Wlthycombe defeated Walter M. Pierce by a margin of IE, 068. the vote being Pierce 64.980, Wlthy combe 80,048. Pierce carried only five counties. They were Deschutes, Harney, Tlnn, Marlon and Union. The same figures confirm the elec tion of Judge A. S. Rennott, ot The Dalles, to the supreme court by 408 votes over Circuit Judge Coke, of Marshfleld. The final figures In this contest were: Bennett 12,804, Campbell 6,169, Coke 11.896, Olson 10,608. The vote on the seven measures follows: Two new normal schools, yes 49, 965, no 66,021. Home for delinquents, yes 43,237, no 65.291. Prohibiting fishing In Rogue river, yes 45,511, no 50,227. Hoeing Willamette river to fish ing, yes 55,659, no 40,898. Delinquent tax bill, yes 66,652, no 41,595. . ... - Fixing rates for legal advertising, yes 50.171, no 41,826. Increasing stale tax levy, yes 41, 36G, no 56,974. STATE ENGINEER LEWIS QUITS AFTER -14 YEARS Salem, Ore., Nov. 20. John H. Lewis, stato- engineer, today submit ted his resignation to Governor Wlthycombe to become effective im mediately. He has held the office for nearly 14 'years. Governor Wlthycombe announced that he will at once appoint Percy A. Cupper, assistant state engineer, to succeed Mr. (Lewis. Mr. Cupper was recently elected superintendent ot water division No. 1. As a result ot his appointment today Governor Wlthycombe will recommend to the next legislature ithat the office or the water division superintendent In the western district be merged with the office of state engineer. This move will lop $2,400 off the state payroll. INCREASE IN RATES Washington, Nov. 20. A general Increase in express rates has been announced by Director McAdoo, on all express west of the Mississippi river. The merchandise rate will be Increased about 10 to 12 cents per hundred pounds over the present soale, and the Increase on food rates will be about 75 per cent as much With the American Army of Oc cupation, Nov. 20. The American forces have shoved their line across the German frontier today, at points opposite Drley and Audun-iLe-Ro-man. To the northward the Ameri cans have entered the Duchy ot Lux em berg. ' GRANTS PASS, JOSEPHINK COUlfTT, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1018 BOLSHEVIKI DEALT HARD Ukrainians Overthrown and Yictors Establish Government Washington Elated, As More Helps Clear Rnssion Sit uation With Cossacks in Charge Black Sea Open Copenhagen, Nor. 20. The Uk rainian government has been over turned and Kler captured by troops from Astrakhan, apparently com manded by General Deniklne, an antl-Bolshevlk leader, according- to Swedish newspapers. The Ukrainian national assembly fled and a provisional government waa established by the captors. Washington, Nov. 20. Report ot the overturning ot the Ukrainian government by Denlklnes troops was received with great satisfaction. Of ficials here state that this move ment -will make the allies' work in handling the Russian problem much simpler, with Cossacks in charge. many of whom are Ukrainians them selves. It will be easier to reach European Portland, Ore., Nor. 20. Two- tbousand dollars reward bas been offered for the capture of the mur derer who shot Deputy Sheriff Frank Twombley to death last night, after robbing C. G. Henin, bridge tender, at the Oregon end of the interstate bridge to Vancouver. The county commissioners have offered $1,000 and the bridge com mission a like amount. The robbers escaped in an automo bile with a woman companion. LELAND WOMAN VOICES INDIGNATION AT GERMANS-HAS Mrs. Adah M. Morrison, of Ice land, Oregon, who has three sons and a daughter in the service, voices her indignation at tbe effrontery ot the Germans in asking Immediate cargoes of food from the allies. Mrs. Morrison's letter follows: "Can ad old woman from the backwoods section ot Josephine county ask a tew questions without being considered Insane or idiotic? I would like to ask in the name ot the mothers, wives, sisters and sweethearts ot the thousands of our boys who lie on "Flanders Field," deaf to the heart breaking calls ot dear ones ot the thousands ot pris oners that have been mutilated, beaten and tortured, of the bun' dreds that have been bombed while In hospitals, sick or wounded, or sunk without a moment's warning by U-boats, then ehot at while strug gling in the waters; these are the men we mothers, sisters, wives and sweethearts have given to make this world sate place to live in until we tall heir to the new earth, and I consider we have the right to ask Why 1s the president anxious and so hasty to feed and oare for the brutal murderers of our loved onesT Are we to be aslfed to conserve food to feed the filthy "hell hounds ot the .German goverlment? We who would have been in the pitiful plight of the French 'and Belgian women If our sons, husbands, brothers and lovers had not laid down their lives to aave us and now Mr. Wilson Is going to make sjmmediate arrange ments to feed them Is it at our ex pense? What matter If the women of Germany asked Mrs. Wilson to Intercede In their behalf bare we American women any feeling W AP ID Russia with supplies and munitions via the Black sea. General Denikene formerly was commander of the Russian armies on the southwestern front. London, Nor. 20. The solution in the east is causing anxiety In Ger many. The Berlin Loka Anzelger says the great German army 'is marching eastward. London, Nor. ' 20. Sir George Cave, spaklig in the house of lords, said the enemy's activities bare not ceased. He said: "Germany has already begun to try to destroy the nnity of the allies and our unity at Jtome. It is be lieved that, there Is a close alliance between Bolsherlktsm and Germany, and we have had evidence of this during the past week.' MUSIC AS A CURE FOR SEVERE SHELL SHOCK London. Nov. 20 Muslo has been found to be beneficial in the treat ment of soldiers suffering from shell shock and now singing is to be tried on a systematic scale with the ap proval of the army authorities. It has been found that singing bas both directly and indirectly a won derful curative effect, and there are a number ot cases on record in which a man wbo bas been unable to speak. suddenly Joined In with the elnging and so recovered his speech. An effort Is being made to organize reg ular singing training in all hospitals where there are shell shock cases. SONS III SERVICE ot sympathy tor the German women? How did they treat our dearly loved boys in their prison pens Spitting in their food and drink, feeding dogs out side the prison pens ot poisoned barbed wire to torture our starving boys and other contemptible ways to annoy and IntUot mental and physical pain. And women ot Am erica these are the women that are calling to Mrs. Wilson by wireless for American help, "when they have done their bit towards helping tbe bestial murderous and soulless mon strosities ot German kultur to slay thousands of innocent babies; muti late thousands of men and boys for the pure love ot torture; to rape the womanhood ot nations, and make them bear children that the whole world hates because ot their fath ers. Women ot America do you feel like we ought to be asked to deny ourselves to feed a people that has caused so much desolation on earth and caused so many million tons of food to be destroyed that others mlgh,t starve? Is It justice that we have to feed them? We have made every sacrifice that we have been asked to do and done it willingly to feed and clothe nations made home less and hungry by the German men and -women. We hav gone without flour, done without meat and sugar, given our dollars in billions, to crush the tyrants of militarism. Now that -we have drawn their fangs they 'come crouching to our feet whining for help. Again I ask Can we women of America in Jus tice to our American manhood that bas been tortured and slain to sat- (Continued on Page I) VILLRETURNVHEN TREATY IS SIGHED Sinnott Secures Information About Oregon IJoys Now at Camp Meade Seasoned Soldiers Washington, Nov. 20. Congress man Sinnott this morning, on his re turn from New York, called at tbe war department to secure definite information as to plans for 'the re turn of tbe Oregon troops now at Camp Meade, near Washington, to their homes In the west. The gen eral staff officers advised him that steps were being taken to arrange for their demobilization, but that the actual departure for their homes would probably not be order ed until after the peace trea.tr bad actually been signed by all the par ties thereto. Oregon troops are now scattered through several . units at Camp Meade. The men are well and, like all the troops, are disappointed that they did not get a chance to "lick the kaiser" on German soil, but thev are taking the matter philosophical ly while watting for the welcome or der to resume the tasks of peace In the various sections of Oregon. HUN INSURANCE AGENCIES IN U. S. ARE TAKEN OVER New York. Nor. 20. Treasurr li censes) permitting German-controlled Insurance companies to continue In operation trader their original man agements for the purposes of liqui dation bare been revoked and the companies bare been taken over for liquidation by A. .Mitchell Farmer. alien property custodian, Mr. Pal mer announced here today. Taking over of the companies was authoriz ed by President Wilson in an order dated November 12. NETS $1,000,000 New York, Nov. 20. The Ameri can public had given iioro than $150 000,000 to the. United War Work fund when overnight returns were checked up at na3or.nl head quarters here last night This rep resented almost 80 tier cent of the drive's original goal $170,500,000 and prompted managers of the campaign to predict that the $200,- 000,000 mark would be passed be fore the closing hour at midnight to night. London, Nov. 20 In any question of provisioning Germany, England will be obliged to take into account the conditions under which British prisoners in Germany are being re leased.' and unless the cruel treat ment they are receiving Is discon tinned, England, in a wireless mes sage, warns Germany of the conse quences. CLAIM THE DUTCH ARE Paris, Nov. 20. It appears to be a tact, says the TempB, that Ger man troops returning to Germany from Belgium crossed ' the Dutch province of Llmburg and that they Daased the frontier with rhn aaniv. tloi of the Holland authorities. This free passage ot Dutch terri tory granted to one of the bellfger-1 ents, the newspaper contends, con stitutes a precedent ot which the other belligerent powers would be I justified in taking advantage. WHOLE NUMBER 2820. - ALLIED I ; LI L E R S ML IE! FOR GREAT PARADE IXCLIDE KINGS OF ENGLAND. ITALY, BELGIUM, SERBIA,' PRES. WILSON, JAP PRINCE TO BE GREATEST IN HiSTOBY The President and Delegates Will Be CoBroyed to Europe by Dread naughts and Destroyers Paris, Nor. 20. When allied troops march under the arch of tri umph at the close of the war, allied sovereigns and chief magistrates will be present, says the Matin. It is understood that the kings of England, Italy, Belgium and Serbia, Prince Alexander of Greece, Presi dent Wilson of the United States, a Japanese royal prince, representing the mikado, and official representa tive ot China, Portugal, Roumairla and the South American republics will be present. ' . v ' .' It Is said that each ally will be represented by a crack regiment which bas fought In tbe most notable battles ot the war. London, Nov.. 20. Plana tor the approaching peace conference were discussed prominently by some of the morning newspapers, and accord ing to the Dally Express, arrange ments are nearing completion. ' Washington, Nor. 20. President Wilson and the American delegation will go to Europe on a big army transport,, convoyed by a dread naught and a flotilla of destroyers. SUBSCRIPTION OP FOURTH LOAN NEAR 97,000,000,000 Washington, Nor. 20. Total sub scription to the Fourth Liberty loan was $6,989,047,000, the treasury de partment announced today after fi nal tabulations bad been completed. The over subscription of $989,047, 000 was 16.48 per cent. E New York, Nor. 20. Roy How ard, president ot the United Press news service, who has returned from Washington after conferring with Secretary Daniels, ' issued a lengthy statement in which he ' blames Admiral Wilson tor the fake report that the armistice had been signed. He says: "Were the same identical proposition presented- to morrow, we would act exactly as on November 7," and adds that all the army and navy bases- on the French coast celebrated the same report. Wasblngton, Nov. 20. Secretary Daniels read Howard's explanation' blaming Admiral Wilson, then said: "I authorized no statement of How ard's conference with me. . In fact I didnt understand that he Intend ed to make any." E ASKED AS A PROTEST Seattle, Wash., Nor. 20. Tbe Metal Trades council has telegraph ed the 'American Federation of La bor, asking for a nation-wide strike as a protest against the execution ot Thomas J. Mooney. The Metal Trades council will also ask the British labor leaders to call a strike in England and Canada.