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"It DAILY EDITION VOL. IX., No. ST. GRANT PASS, JOSKPHJXB OOBiITT, ORBUOX, Hl-XDAV. DECEMBER 1, 1018. Mil OLE NCMBEK 2528. TWO FACTIONS WISH H TIE FIGHTING FOR WG FULL CONTROL Will Resume Hostilities If Uriti.h Prisoners Are Not Hotter Treated. Germany Mitkrw Promisee GERMAN SOCIAL1HT8 SEIZE AM WIKKLKSH STATIONS TO SEND Til Kill PROPAGANDA GOVERKMENT MOT RESPONSIBLE Food Conditions Not Critical, Stated by Kolf Have Enough to Iat I'nUI Next. April Amitterdam, Nov. 30. In response to a threat Iby the British armistice commissioners that hostilities will b resumed an lew conditions under which prisoners arriving In the al lied lines are remedlod, the Berlin Telegraph declares that everything Is being done by Germany to amure an orderly return of prisoners, and says the regular transport of roturn- A Ing prisoners ts now assured. Berlin, Nov. 80. A group of In dependont socialist democrats, close ly Identified with the Spartacua ele ment of Dr. Liebknocht, has seised control of all wireless stations In Oermany and are now transmitting propaganda and other news, accord' log to the Berlin Tageblatt. Chancellor Ebert and Herr flasse, on behalf of the government war press, declare that the government will not assume any responsibility for wireless Information that Is be ing s-nt out of Oermany. PRESIDENT ADDRESSES CONGRESS TOMORROW Washington, Nov. 30. Pres ident Wilson will address the new session of congress Monday afternoon, Instead of following the usual custom of delivering bis address on the second day of the session. WILL 0 RETURN HO Ell ILI0II TO BE RAISED III; TAXES Huge War Revenue Bill for 1010- 1920 Win FurnUh Material for, Long Debate la Congress Gen. Pershing: to Return 39th, 78th and 87th Divisions in Their Entirety Casualties Almost 30,000 More Than Previously Given, a Total of 262,723 U. g. CASUALTY LIST The following casualties are re- Zurlch, Nov. 30. Pood conditions ported by the commanding general In Germany ero bv no means critical of tho American expeditionary and urgent, as Foreign Minister Bolf forces for publication Saturday: would load tho world to believe, ac- Killed In action sol cording to Information received here. Wed of wounds 166 Germany has food enough to last Died of accident until April, if the army reserve store Died of disease HO Is placed at the people's disposal. Wounded aeverely 28 Washington.'.' Nor. 30. General Pershing has designated 80,000 sol diers for early convoy to tbe United States. General March announced. that the units will be made public later. 1 The 39th, 78th and 87th divisions are Included In tbelr entirety. General March amended the casu alty reports from General Pershing, giving the official total to November 26, as 262,723, exclusive of prison ers. Killed In action, 28,363. Died of wounds, 12,101. Died of disease, 16,034. Dlod from other causes. 1,980. Missing, 14,290. Wounded, 189,955. The war department expects to bring back from 152.000 to 175,000 men In December. Threo hundred thousand monthly will be brought over when the order Is under full speed. To date, 46,378 men have been mustered out of camps In this coun try The schedule Is the United States calls for releasing about 1,000 men per day. Washington, Nov. 30. Boston. New York, Newport News, Va., and Charleston, S. C, are the ports the war department now plana to use for the return of the army from overseas. Even with this wlde dis tribution of tbe strain on port fa cilities and transportation, however. and with German ship now idle In German harbors employed on the task, estimates show that the last of the army could not possibly reach the United States in less than eight months. . conservative calculations upon which preparations by the depart ment probably will be hased, fix ten months as the minimum. Washington, Nov. 30. The .senate finance committee today completed revision of the war revenue bill, de signed to raise $6,000,000,000 in taxes in 1919 and about $4,000,000, 000 In 1920. The measure is virtu ally written to meet changed condi tions attending the end of the war, and now goes to the printer and will be reported to the senate next week. probably on Thursday. Senate debate. Senator Simmons aid today, may begin the following Saturday or Monday. With republicans lined up solidly opposition to Inclusion of 1920 tax rates In the hill, it was conceded that discussion In . the senate will delay the measure and many sen ators expressed doubt that It can be enacted before March 3, the date of the ending of the 65th congress. In Since October euoh stores have not Wounded, degree undetermined been touched. 74 Wounded slightly ...... 135 Missing in action ..... 811 PREDICT INFLUENZA FOR NEXT TWO YEARS Total 1.213 Oregon Killed In action Robert Bracken, Weston; Albert W. Tlndale, Port land; Lester C. Reese (mechanic), Newburg; Martin Hartlee, Grande Ronde. Died of wounds Fred Ehlen, Au rora; Guy C. Weese, lAntone. Missing In action James B. El- fort, Portland. The following casualties are re ported by the commanding general Chicago,' Nov. 30. Plans for com- batting another Influenza epldvmlr which Is expected to sweop the coun- try in 1919 will be considered by health authorities from all parts of the United States, Canada and South America at the 46th annual conven- tion of the Amorlcan Public Health of the American expeditionary Modntlnn -which onnns hero Decern- forces for publication Sunday bor 9. Killed In action ..... - 717 Members of the assqclatlon ssy Died of wounds 289 that all the Influenza epidemics Died of accident 12 since 1729 have been recurrent for Died of disease 727 from two to three years after the Wounded severely 64 Initial AhthM. e Vnr ltil PAAfinn Wounded, degree undetermined 102 leading authorities feel convinced that tho visitation of 1918 will be ropoated In 1919 and probably In 1920. Also It Is pointed out that In previous epidemics the second and third outbreaks have been more vir ulent and attended Iby a higher mor tality rate than were the Initial man Ifettatlona. Wounded slightly ..... Missing In action 251 875 SEAT AT PEACE TABLE San Francisco, Nov. 80. Demand that women be given a place at the poace tame is maae in a can iur o woman's reconstruction conference In Chicago December 1, recently re ceived here from Miss Florence M. King, president of the Women's As sociation of Commerce. "Suffrage, a seat at the peace table, and food production are the three big things to be discussed at the coming conference," said Miss KIns's message. "History shows that all former wars have ended with the gate left open for more war. This, surely will be overcome if womon who provide the men who made the war have a say in the peace negotiations." CLEAN BILL OF HEALTH AT GOAT I P San Francisco, Nov. 30. Not one of the 4,000 men at the United States naval training station at Terba Bue- na (Goat Island ( contracted lnflu- enza during the epidemic in Califor nia. Quarantine was established September 22 and lasted exactly two months. Every person coming Into the naval station -was isolated seven days. Special sprays were used toy the men dally. Anti-Influenza vac cines were made by the naval phy sicians on the Island. 200 SUBS OIT OF TOTAIj OF 8(10 ARB? 81'NIC BY ALLIES New Rocelle, Nov. 80. Mrs. Beth Fairbanks won an interlocutory de- Falls City.- cree of divorce from Douglas Fair- hanks. She was awarded the cus tody of the son. Testimony referred to an "unknown woman" correepon dent. Total ,.3,027 Oregon Killed In action Sergeant George F. McCarthy, Portland; Jasper B. Knox, Salina; Harry C. Beeson (me chanic), Enterprise; August W. Idndqulst, Enterprise; Robert R. Whltted. Allegheny; George H. Ottet London, Nov. 30: It Is announced that approximately 200 Oerman sub marines were destroyed during the war. The total nhmber of all types built by tbe Germans hj estimated to have been 360,: GIRLS. IN NIGHTIES. By Died of wounds Harry Thomp son, Rloniana; Jonn a. Maurer, cu- gene. Died of disease Lee Parish, Mer rill; Gale Moore, Portland. Wounded severely Elmer 1 Phelps, Gresham. Wounded slightly Elton Hewitt, Salem; Oustaf B. Nelson, Astoria; La-wrenoe C. Smith, Baker, Missing In action lieutenant T. F. Bloomfiold. Gladstone; Mareello Gaszola, (Hillsdale; Rocoo Galluccl, Portland; Jacob A. Hollock, Merlin; night Laurel F. Boyd, Wallowa; John J, Albert Matson, Escaping with only their clothes by cutting the screen on the purnee, Newport; sleeping porch, 13 girls, and the ma- uregon uuy. of the glrU' dormitory of the tron Eugene Bible university; were forced out In the frosty, air early Friday morning, when the building was des troyed by fire, says the Eugene Guard. Nothing was saved except the light wearing apparel that the young ladles grabbed as they made a hasty exit from the building. The dormitory Is a 14 -room struc ture, newly furnished throughout, and -was located In City Outlook ad dltlon In the southeastern part of the city. The loss Is estimated at albout 110,000. with only small In urance on the building. CHILE. ORDERS PART OF ARMY MOBILIZED Buenos ' Aires, Nov. 80. Demonstrations at Antofagasta have assumed such a serious character that the Chilean gov- ernment has sent the; cruiser Captlan Prat to that port with troops. ' According to reports -f from Santiago, the First and Second army divisions have been ordered mobilised. TENNESSEE WANT McADOO TO ItCN FOR PRESIDENT Morrison, Tenn., Nov. 30 "Thank you, but X hope you will not see me as president." So replied William G. McAdoo to admirers here today rwhen tbey ex pressed.' the hope that he' would be president of; the United. States when he next visited MorVlstown. The director-general and hla.party spent two hours, inspecting, railroad facilities BDCHE ATTACHtB0r.18SFT0THElR DEAD TO KILL EMEHY STRETCHER-BEARERS With the iBritlsh-Amerlcan Armies Nov. 1. (Correspondence of thev As sociated Press) German . deviltry seemed to know no bounds in the last days of the fighting on the Brit ish front after the HIndenburg line had been shattered. They attached grenades to the bodies of dead Huns left behind 1n the German retreat, so that when the (bodies were lifted the grenades exploded, killing or wound ing the bearers. - Near the town of Le Cateau, a number of Australian stretcher-bearers were killed by these grenades in attempting to remove some German dead from the field In front of an American machine gun position, Thereafter no Australian would put hand on a dead German. In some eases the bodies were dragged to their burial places by means of a long Tope which allowed the stretcher-bearers to keep out of range of any exploding, hand grenades. ' The Americans, on the other hand hit upon the plan of making the Ger man prisoners bury their own dead. In one Instance a 43oche prisoner f LASJDAT DESPITE FORMER ASSURANCES LOXDOX HEARS THAT KAISER SIGNED OX FRIDAY . j OWADHU says mm signed PAPER T London, Nov. 30. The war cor respondent of the British wireless service at headquarters In France says that when the. German dele gates came to see Marshal Foch with regard to the armistice, the marshal. as well as the British high command; knew perfectly veil that a few days more "the marshal put It at , 10 days at the most"1 -"would have seen the surrender of the entire Gorman army Into his hands and the culmin ation of the greatest victory, of all ages. "The marshal," says the corres pondent, "renounced that great vic tory deliberately and with his eyes open (because continuation of the struggle must have- cost a certain number of French and British lives and he .could not have it on his con science to sacrifice one life after it was In his power to make peace on terms of victory."' A Copenhagen correspondent says that at 6 o'clock., yesterday morning two squadrons of British warships passed the Skaw, Denmark, steaming slowly southward. There were 22 ships, including destroyers, cruisers mine sweepers and transports. When the fleet passed through Aalek toay, It met steamers with British war- prisoners aboard on their way from Copenhagen to Eng land. Marines and. soldiers cheered each other as the warships passed the repatriating Teasels at a distance of a few meters. - Wilhelm Expresses Hope that New "Regent' Win Be Able to Protect Germany Against the Enemy London, Nov. 30. Former Em peror William signed his abdication yesterday-at Amerongen, Holland, according to a dispatch to the Wolff Bureau of Berlin from Copenhagen. The abdication decree i expressed the hope that "the new regent" would he able to protect the German people against anarchy, starvation and foreign supremacy. The use of the word "regent" Is - commented upon here as possibly significant. (The English have always assert ed that there has never been any proof that the kaiser abdicated his throne, and the late news from the Wolff Bureau at Berlin Is not offi cial. Berlin "offlclaUy" announced on November 9, two days before the1 armistice -was signed, that the kaiser had abdicated, and on the same date Prince Maxlmtlllan announced that the kaiser and the crown prince had renounced their thrones. ' It Is be lieved that the English do not pat any more faith In this latter state ment than In the assertions made on November 9.) . . THE PEACE DELEGATES Washington, Nov. 30. Pres- ldent Wilson, Secretary Lan- sing, former Ambassador Henry White, Colonel House and Gen- -f . eral Bliss will be the American , representatives at the peace conference. . ' CALIFORNIA GIVES 137,083. TO THE V. Si SERVICE was summarily shot because he re fused to remove the body of one of his dead companions. An examina tion of the body later led to the dis covery that it was rained. The Ger man was aware of this fact and re fused to touch It. In one small town evacuated by the Germans, many of the beds were found to be mined. An American officer, tired and worn by a long and hard fighting, sought rest on lounge In a room .previously occupied by a 'German officer. The rounge hlew up and he was Instantly killed: Another officer picked up a pair of field glasses left by the Germans and was adjusting the focus-, when the glasses exploded In his hand and blew away a part of his face. The Huns had become adept In the nefarious .business of making in fernal machines, mines and time fuses, and there was scarcely an area where the electrical and engineering experts of. the allies did not find some new form of thetr fiendish In Sacramento, Nov.- SO. California furnished the nation- a total of 137,' 033 men- lor service in. the- army. navy and marine corps, (between the time the national' guard of the state was ordered mobilized, March 26, 1917, and the signing of the armis tice, according-to-figures made pub lic today by Adjutant General J. J. Borree. JAPS CHOOSE DELEGATE FOR PEACE CONFERENCE Washington,. Nov. SO. An official dispatch from Japan announces that Marquis KinmochI Salonjl, former premier,, has been re-designated to head the Japanese delegation to the peace conference. Viscount Kato, first reported as replacing Salonjl, will not be a member of the party. ALL BREWING IX V. 8. 4- WILL STOP TONIGHT '. -f Washington, Nov. 80. The f brewing of beer and other malt tbererages stops at midnight to- V night throughout the entire -f country. f -f OF E FEET Phoenlxv Ariz Nor. 80. The drilling, of the first of wells that tap an underground reservoir of . 200,000 acre feet of water, which, hydrolo gists say, lies under the Salt River valley, has been started' by the Salt River Valley- Waters-. Users associa tion. Three, well rigs have been set up In the . vicinity of Mesa and the . other two are to be started soon. The Salt River valley farmers voted last August to spend $500,000 for the construction of from 40 to 60-pumping plants to. develop water to be; used. as. an. auxiliary to the supply from the Roosevelt reservoir. The wells are expected to serve a double purpose, supplying water for' irrigation and serving as a drainage system to carry off the underground . flow that has threatened to submerge . parts of the rich valley land. SOON FINISH DUTIES ' New York, Nov.- 29. The sugar divisions of the' food administration throughout the country will begin demobilizing about December 15, In, anticipation of the arrival of Cuba's sugar crop In January. Restrictions will be modified next week.' genuity.