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t DAILY EDITfON VOL. IX, No. 7U O RANTS PASS, JOSEPHINE COUNTY, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 18, 1918 WHOLE NUMBER 2548. WITH POLES WANT ALLAIE THE ENTENTE TREATY T IJilll lK MILITARY, RAILWAY AND WMMKH. CI A I, TREATIES HUNGARY ALSO WANTS TO BE IN DEMOBILIZATION IH TI YEARS HurTtttarjr Daniels Relieve Condi tion WUl IKtiiiund Armed Force For Ixmg Time Town Council of ' Karlxlmd Auk lYrwIdimt WlUon For Iterog. nllJon A Republic Washington, Doc. 18. The Pol lull government has proposed that a treaty bo signed by Poland, Bohem ia, and Jugo-Slavla, which, accord ing to a dispatch, would Include mil itary, railway and commercial agree ment dourly unltliiK the groups of new states to the entente. Hungary It U reported, wants to be Included Id the alliance. Anuapolts, Dec. 18. At least a year, and more probably two year, will be required before the, nation can return to normal peace condl tolna, and "we will be fortunate If oondltlona abroad make demobilisa tion possible at to early a dale," Secretary Daniel said today In ad drosslug a conference of state gov ern org. The navy must be Increased to en able us to help maintain our Inter national policy by fore but he hopes to aee the peace conference put an end to competitive big navy build lug. Copenhagen, Dec. 18.- The Polish go vein men t has dedurcd Itself ready to conclude a military political al llance with the entente, according to the Cologne Gxtte. Dispatches say that the town conn oil of Karlsbad asked President Wll aon to recognlne Karlsbad as an In dependent republic under American aupremncy. MAX NAMED TO TAKK TIIK CROWN OF AUSTRIA Copenhagen, Dec. 18. At a mon archists meeting In Vienna yester day which was attended by a number of generals, Archldiike Mxulmlllan, brother of former Kmpcror Charles, was nominated as the successor to the crown. The socialists, a (II patch from Vienna adds, Intend to take sharp measures naglnst the monarchists. PEACE CONFERENCE .EOF E LINE 10 SOON START New York, Dec, 18. Captain Bea- Jumln 13. tLlpsner, who resigned re cently aa superintendent of the gov ernment aerial mall service, an nounces that, backed by a group of wealthy men, he will establish next year the first aerial pasBngcr aud express lines in tots country. Captain Llpsner said that be was not at liberty to announce the pro posed routes, btu asserted that th first lines would be put Into opera lion on May IS, 1019,. The service, he said, would be started with six pln-aoh wUh a speed -of 110 miles an hour and a capacity of 40 passengers, or an equivalent weight In express. Equipment of paseen ger planus, be said, will Include t wireless ' telephonic system and all latest sclentiflo appliances. The rates "will be within the reach of all" he mild. Captain Llpsner also said that un less someone else has already done so, on June 15 he will make the first trans-Atlantic flight, selecting the same route followed by the trunsport George Washington in taking Pres Idont Wilson to France. Ho added that a "seagoing plane" to be used in tho ftructed. Paris, De?. IS. Newspapers here variously plane the probulile date of opening of tlio pence conference al from January 10 to January 15. Interviews iif PiCililent C!nen- -iau anil (lenenl I'imm with Presi dent Wilson aro said lo io n;oi.t aat Infit tory. DUCHESS OF ATH0LL Now 'opportunities for women to servo tlio government aro oin-rea through civil service examination! o be held before January 1, PM9. Thfso Includo geologic aid, ns's'.nn. geologist, selrntlflc assistant In cronomlct of marketing, assistant In market business, Junior architectural draftsmen, Junior nrnhitcctural draft- nien, architectural tracer, -'ei'.i iiuallfled In modern languages und ordunnco copyist draftsmen. , mi f -. v" t- ' The duchess of Atholl will shortly nrrlue In the United States from Eng land. She has devoted all of her time to war work since the outbreak of the war, organizing various means for the relief of the wounded and crippled. Throughout the first two yers of the war she was engarjod In Egypt, Malta and Salonlkl nursing th wounded. 8he also nursed wounded af Oalllpoll. Her husband Is a 0" ral In the army. flight Is now being con SIMPLE LIFE SENATOR KNOX OF PRESIDENT ASKS SENATE MAKES BIG 1 TO GO SLOW t?i FORMALITY AitOl'T PA LACK IH BOURCE OF GREAT SATISFACTION TWO DOUGHBOY QHLY SENTRIES !'itrtltWN Consider Evidencea of Hltu oerlty of tlio Prcttldent'g Democracy MAYS THE LEAGl'E OF NATIONS BHOt'LD WAIT FOB PEACE CONFEREN'CE Paris, Dec. 18. President Wil son's preference tor simple living Is endearing him to the French public. They like to read of his rigid adher ence to the food restrictions, of his quiet luncheons and quiet dlnenrs en familie, of his drives to Versalles and In the Dots de Boulogne alone with Mrs. Wilson. They even applauded his strict observance of Sunday, al though their own fashion of spend Ing Sunday Is very different. Presidential simplicity pleases the Parisians because they deem It as convincing evidence of the sincerelty of the President's democracy. The Informality that prevails In and about the Murat palace la source of great satisfaction to the president's hosts. There Is no elab orate cordon of soldiers, two dough boy sentries being the only guards at the entrance. In addition to the president's household there never has been,., more than two or three guests at the table, and these were old friends. HUNGER STRIKE IS FATAL Chicago, Dec. 18. As a result of a hunger strike which lasted 16 days, Dan Skedine, an alleged draft evad er, Is dead. Efforts of prison phys icians to feed him forcibly were un availing. SIRS. W. J. IIRYAX IS ILL COMMITTEE DELAYS ACTION President Has Not Expressed Him self on League of Nations Question Washington, Dec. 18. Declaring that the widest diversity of opinion exists regarding the formation of a league of nations, and on the defi nition of the freedom of the seas, Senator Knox of Pennsylvania, for mer secretary of state, urged the postponement of the discussion of these questions until after the peace conference. He declared the func tion of the peace conference is to settle issues with the enemy. The revision of the marine laws and the league of nations are issues between the allies themselves and neutrals and should not be complicated with "simple demands" ot the peace treaty. Instead of a league of nations. Senator Knox suggested a "definite entente, provided it to a small, nat ural one, and bringing only limited obligations." The foreign relations committee delayed action until Saturday on the Knox resolution, recording the sen ate in favor ot postponement and calling for withdrawal of American forces from Europe, and abrogation of the President's extraordinary war powers. VICTOR EllllE TO - SEE WILSON Italian Government's Idea of Terri torial Acquisition Greater Than Col. House Paris, Dec. 18. Much Interest at taches to the conferences President Wilson will have with King Victor Emanuel, wno ia expected to arrive tomorrow. Investigations by Col onel House respecting to the proba ble extent of the territory which should go to Italy on the principle of racial or linguistic determination do not fully accord with the Ideas of the Italian government, which feels that the lines should go further. i FEW RESIDENTS REFUSE TAKE OUT RED CROSS ME.MBKHSHIP Toklo, Dec. 18. Marquis Oknma, ex-premier, gave out tor publication the statement : of what he thinks Japan's peace terms should be.' He would agree with the allies as to European territorial changes, but would decide the future ot the Sa moan islands with the intention of destroying the German bases In the Pacific. Japan would hold the Islands now occupied by her navy and the allies should refrain from demanding con' cessions in Siberia, according to the opinion of Marquis Okuma. Paris, Dec 18. The American peace commission has announced that President Wilson, up to the present moment, has not exxpressed himself In favor of any of the var ious propositions advanced, as re gards the creation of a league of nations. 10 Paris. Dec. 18. President Wilson today denied the statement printed In the Paris edition of the Chicago Tribune declaring that he approved the plan formulated of a league ot nations to enforce peace. The pres ident thinks a league necessary but has approved no plans. TWO ARMY AIRPLANES MAKE 180 MILES AS HOUR MlHfS NUMBER f r ! 4 ONE THOUSAND TO PBOPOSE PUBLISH NAMES Ualtimoro, Dep. 18. William J. Bryan brought Mrs. Bryan to Johns Hopkins Hospital Monday for a con sultation with Dr. L. F. Barker. They camo from Jheir summer home at Ashevllle, N. C. Mr. Uiyan said Mrs. illryan had been ailing for six months and that he was here to find out it she could get well. It Is understood that Mr. Bryan will remain at tho hospltu, for at lenst two weeks. Mr. Bryan expected to go to Washington! w of prosperity the United States and make daily trips to the hospitnl. nns ever experienced, and that the i next three or .four months will wit ness a period of business depression St. Louis, Dee. 18. Two ot the three army airplanes which left Houston, Texas, for Detroit, Mich., Saturday, arrived at Scott Field, Belleville, 111., this afternoon. The other machine, piloted by Lieut. E. H. Hill, flight commander, was forced to remain at Dexter, Mo., where the planes landed earlier in the day because of motor trouble. A machine piloted by Lieutenant Lawson Henry made the 120-mlle trip from Dexter to Belleville in ex actly one hour. Those Missed in Canvas Are Asked to Send Their Dollar to B C. Booth With reports beginning to come in from out eounty points, the Red Cross Christmas enrollment is now past the 1,000 mark for Josephine county. One by one the city teams are coming in with complete reports. There has no mark in numbers been but aa objective of an every adult canvas has been worked to ward in organizing for the drive and the solicitor have kept careful ac count ot all place where no one wa found at home and these will ' be reached In the final check-up. A few, a very few, it is gratifying to note, men in both the city and country who are well able to sup port the work, have turned the work ers away with unkind remarks. Thia has been the occasion tor some com plaint from. those who are willing to give, the position taken that they did not feel disposed to give nnless ' something was done to secure, a more equitable distribution of .. re sponsibility. It has been decided, therefore, that within the next tew days a list of those who have refus ed to take membership be published In the Dally Courier. . The booths are being opened to day and many who hare been missed in the house canvass have come vol untarily and taken out membership. It has been a source of enjoyable surprise to all of the workers to find such a large number who liter ally thrust their dollars into their hands before the solicitors had op portunity to state their mission. PROSPERITY WAVE COMING Chicago, Dec. 18. That the next ten years will witness the greatest 'FLU KILUS 2000 XAVAJOKS owing to unsettled conditions. Is pre- DK.UOIIILIZATIO.V TO RE (X)MPLETEl) THIS WEEK Phoenix. Ariz.. Dec. 18. Two dieted here. thousand Navajo Indians residing on that part of the reservation In Apa the county under the Jurisdiction of Fort Defiance, have died from .influ- jenza, according to F, Robins, chief clerk of the Navajo ngency at Fort Deflnnre. KLAMATH WILL LIFT RAN Klamath Falls, Dec. 18. The In fluenza ban will be lifted December 26 If the general situation continues to Improve at Its present rate. Oregon Agricultural Colloge, Cor- valllH," Ore.; Dec. 18. Section B of the colloge S. A.' T. C. has hoen de mobilized and the work of demobil izing section A- will be practically completed by tho ond ot this week. T 10 London, Dec. 18. Lloyd George and Foreign Secretary Balfour have changed tliclr plans to go to (Paris Filday to meet Presldont Wilson, as tho American president' will probab ly coino to London directly after Christmas. He is expected In Lon don' December 28. The Days of Mystery J VHIA IS EXPECTED TO I STAGE DEMONSTRATION Washington, Dec. 18. Informa tion has reached the American gov ernment that Pancho Villa, the Mex ican revolutionist, is planning a "demonstration" In northern Mexico with a view to ascertaining what would .be the attitude ot the Ameri can government toward a renewal of his operations. Officials of the state department would not say whether there was Information of the nature ot the pro posed "demonstration," but it was understood that Villa plans to at tack Chihuahua City or some other Important town near the American border.v Government officials have information that Villa already has collected a, large part of the follow. Ing which he had before General Per shlng's expeditionary force went In to Mexico In 1916 after Villa's at tack on Columbus, N. M. BY LOT IN PORTUGAL PLOT Lisbon, Dec. 1 8. Documents that . were found on those arrested In con nection with the assassination ot President Paes show the existence ot a wtae-spread plot, tne participants drawing lots to see who should strike the blow. GEN. JAN C. SMUTS EDWIN HATCilPLACED Salem, Dec. 18. According to the wishes ot Oregon drug clerks . who clamored for representation on . the state board ot pharmacy, 'Governor Wlthycombe has appointed . Edwin Hatch of Portland to membership on the board. I v ' 1 VVx ' ?! 4 -A; Gem Jan Christian Smuts, a conspic uous figure durina th Boer war but now a valued member in British mili tary advisory olroles, Is said to b plan Inn a rln ta tha Unltad Stats. ''