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u,vr.U,oJOre.U"r.ry X, DAILY EDITION VOL. IX., No. HO. O RANTS PASS, JOSEPHINE) COCKTY, OREGON, SUNDAY, DECEMBER 29, 1018. WHOLE NUMBER 2831. mmsmm Li 0 GEORGE HOLDS A LEAD E U KXI'KXTKO T) HAVK OVER. WHELMING MAJORITY IN TUB HOl'BH OK XMMON8 SINN FEK ELECT ONLY 26 AwiiUth, Konuor Ijnwlrr of the l.H crnl Party, r'fUI Hull ITom Fife, Scotland London, Ioc. 28. All Indications re that Premier Lloyd George and hi government will have an over whelming majority In the new house of commoni. Lloyd GeoTgo was re-elected to hi aent In parliament from Wale. Herbert Asqulth, former premier and leader of the Liberal party, haa been defeated for hi seat In the house of commoni from Fife, Scotland. Kettirna thna far how the coali tion ITnlonlat elected 127, the coall tlon Liberal 56, Unionists five Lib eral two, Ibor 23, Irish National 1st one, Sinn Fein 26, and tho In dependent! one. London, Ic. 28. router will appear In every parish In lrolund to day, announcing that the Irish re public haa come Into being, ay the Express. The central Sinn Fein eounrll haa been re-established In Dublin and call ltaolf the Irish par liament. . . . ' London, Doc. 28. It 1 probable that the Lnhorltea will be tho second tronKOHl imrty In the houae of commoni, aa the Sinn Polnners will refrain from atUMidunco,. but the a- borltea lost two of their strongest leaders In Arthur Ilemlereon and Philip Snowden, who were defeated. Tho rosultB thus far are: Coall tlonists, 396; non-Coiillllon, 144. FAMOUS U. 8. ATHLETE IS KILLED IN AtVIIKNT Paris. Dec. 28. A 2.000-foot fall killed Captain II obey linker, famous A merit un flyer. It waa learned here today. Me fell at the Tours aero drome, whero ho was waltlug to proceed home. Hobcy linker wus ono of tho most renownnd athletes ever developed In the United Slates, Wll HOLD IB IS UoUo, Idaho, Due. 28. It Is tho general opinion among employers tli it t. women who havo buon taking tho plures of men In tduho during! tbe war will rotatn these positions. William T. Wallace, managor of the; Idulio Power company In an Inter view on this subject says that he feels women can till many positions bettor than men, in his company, and Jho has proved his contentions dur ing the war. He docs not think many women will loso their positions particularly If they were Indoor ones. Women proved so sucessful , In the box factory in tho noise 'Payette company, that they will bo rotalned. Women have occupied innny . posi tions In tho maclilno shops ot the Oregon Short Line, and a large num ber will he retained. Women were also employed In the canneries, those will be retained. Having few fac tories, most ot tho women of Idaho tiave been employed as elevatdr op orators, clerks ana some few as printers. In many Instances they 'have been said to hare given equal satisfaction with men. In but one ease on record 'have they received equat pay witn men, that is in a "Boise print shop. IK THE HONS SOUNDS WARNING TO Cardinal Gibbon Hay Ho Doe Not t'var lbur Situation Nor Spread ing of Doctrine Cardinal Gibbon, of Baltimore, In statement on Chrlitma eve, ex- prened hi view with regard to the Immediate future of America In the following word: 'Tear a to the labor situation, foara about tho spread of socialism and kindred doctrine do not trouble me. The only apprehension I might bave wVmld be with regard to the consolidation of control of the great ptibllo Interest of the country In the authorities of the government Itself. Those Interests are vast and wide reaching and control the well- being of million of men, such Inter eat a the railroads and the tele graph a well a other. I should be sorry to see these things put un der the direction of any federal ad ministration. The men employed In these Industrie and utilities would form the preponderating interest In any administration and would tend to porpetuatlon of power. I believe In a division of power and think It best for the country." SHIPPlNGaOCOMOTIVES New York, Deo. 28 Tbe shipment of American built steam locomotives weighing 73 ton each and aasebled all but the smoke stack and tho ten dor so that they could move away under their own steam within a few hours after their arrival In France was among the accomplishments ot the United States army transport force under stress ot wur and haa since boon continued. Moro than four hundred ot these loi-omotlvos were so shipped from New York In a few mouths, it was learned here with the lifting ot the war censorship regulations, and these we ro In addition to 1,200 which were shipped In suctions nine' to a locomotive packed In cases. The ships used to transport tbo locomo tives, complete, were of a special type with three holds, each hold moasuring CO by 102 foot entered by hutches 3D feot wldo and 4 2 feet long. Into ouch of the three holds was placed 12 locomotives 36 to a ship. I-or u bod or flooring on which they rested fiir the voyage, was . used moro thun 3,000 tons ot steel mils. Tho locomotives when In position were braced with heavy wooden beams and the apace between the boilers to the lovol of the top ot the steam dome packed solid with high ly compressed baled hay. On this hay another flooring was laid, and on this floor was placed the lenders the smoko stuck, with moro baled hny or other light cargo, packed In tno space where coal is to be carried. On top qf the tenders was packed still more cargo to the dock level, and during the "rush days" the above dock space tilled with crated airplanes. When com pletely loaded with tho 36 locomo tives and other cargo, each vessel was carrying a dead weight of 14, 000 tons In addition to ship ma chinery, bunker coal and crew sup plies. - OLD INDIAN FIGHTER IS Ashland, Ore., Dec. 28. Captain Ivan D. Applegate, ootogenarlan who served in the Indian wars and one of the first Indian agents of Klanv ath county, was probably fatally burned today. His ntghtrobe caught fire while standing In front of his fireplace at his home early this morning. POWERS VILHA MAY FAL I F BOLSHEVIKS POLISH CHIEF OP STAFF SHOWS FIG HTI NO FltONT DEM AX IM4 PASSAGE FOR TltOOI'M POLES ASK ALLIES FOB HELP lloljthoviki Murdering Thoae Who OpMHM Them Lenlne Raining an Army of 3,000,000 London, Dee. 28. Vllna, the capi tal ot Lithuania, Is threatened by an advance ot. Bolshevist troops, ac cording to Warsaw dispatch. The Polish chief of staff has de manded a free passage for his troop trains over the lines now In German hands, from the Polish frontier to Vllna. II the reply I unfavorable, the Poles will begin to march Into LI thuanla. The Poles have asked the allies to send officer to accompany the troops. Russia Is striving desperately to form some sort of a stable govern ment, but progress is slow, with the Bolshevlkl murdering all who op pose them. The situation has set tied down to almost a civil war, and the latest reports would Indicate that some decisive battles may soon bo fought. Lenlne has announced hit Intention ot raising an army of 3,000.000 soldiers by spring. Many or the returning soldiers are said to Ira Joining the ranks of his army, through fear. l.IOO.OOO YANK TROOPS NAMED FOR DEMOBILIZATION Washington, Dec. 28, Over 1.100,000 American soldiers at home and abroad have been designated tor demobilization since the armistice waa signed, General March announced. MO HANDS 0 ARMED BOLSHEVIKS WHIP THE PEOPLE IN LINE AGITATORS HUH M YORK tandon, Dec, 28. The Bolshovik government In Russia is described by a man who recently returned from that couutry as "a carpetbag govern ment of tho most flagrant sort." Theoretically, ho says, the Bolshevik government Is popular and supposed to represent the will of the working masses throughout Russia. In prac tice local SovlotB have been bowled over whenever they failed to satisfy Moscow officials, and outsiders have been placed In control. A large pro portion .of the traveling commissars who go about Russia on armored trains to keep tho local Soviets In line are declared to be agitators! from New York and London. Tho government Is described as analogous to such a rule as might be Imagined to originate with work - men ot New York and Chicago. Carrying out the analogy, .such a government would recognize the po litical rights of nobody but work men In New Orleans and San Fran cisco. , It would overthrow by arms any government In Seattle or San Antonio which did not reflect Its own views and would deny the ballot to all persons possessed of property. XTnder such a government New York and Chicago politicians would be sent with armed trains to overthrow Soviets In St. lanis and Detroit whloh failed to obey the mandate of. the .central governing board.. Da kota ywheat farmers and Texas cot ton growers would be forced to sur render their products to armed cru ders at -whatever price the central Soviet officials chose to pay. Sank i GEN. MING KAISER AND HlflDY W HB SJ BBBBBBJ Bf W BJ MBJ LAYS DOWN NEW . ... IE FOR UN HERETOFORE GIVEN A FREE REIGN, GERMAN'S GET TASTE OP OWN MEDICINE TO CHECK JIBUSE OF PRIVILEGE Uoclie Mum Carry Identification Card and Give I'p All Weapon and Ammunition Coblenz, Dee. 28. Rule tor the guidance ot tbe inhabitant of the regions now occupied by the Ameri can troops have been Issued by Gen eral Pershing. Hitherto General Pershing has not interfered in local affairs. The Germans bad come to believe that such conditions would continue, and while there has been no serious incident, General Pershing believed it best to check, any tendency to ward abuse. Each inhabitant mast carry his Identification card and give notice ot changing his habitation. Weapons and ammunition must be surrender ed. Crowds are forbidden, and a mil Itary court will deal with anyone at tacking or Impeding the soldiers. SENATOR JONES TAKES TRIP IN AN AIRPLANE Washington, Dec. 28. Senator Jones of Washington, started to New York today In an army airplane, piloted by Lieutenant Logg. Minneola, New York, Dec 28. Senator Jone has completed his trip. He will fly back to Washing ton Monday, Honolulu, Dec. 28. A Toklo cable to the Nippu J1J1 here says that the Japanese war department has a nounced that half ot the Japanese troops in Siberia will be withdrawn soon. and Industries of all sorts would be nationalized. Titles to farm land and city property would vest In the government. Workmen, the travelor. Bays, com pose less than 10 per cent ot the population of Russia. Consequently, tho assumption ot spokesmen ot rad ical labor circles to sociallzo Russia was more chimerical than it would be in a highly Industrialized country. Russia Is an unorganized primitive agricultural country; 90 per cent of Its peasants possess property which falls within the confiscation lines us defined by Lenlne. Siberia and other undeveloped farming sections of R' sslan domain offer exceptional opportunities to Industrious settlers' 'and there every man stands or falls according to his own industry and merit. Such districts, It Is stated, feel no need for efforts at socializa tion and were the first to resent the domination of representatives ot the Lenlne government. ' ! Insults offered by the traveling commissars and tholr armed bands have aroused the antagonism of Christian organizations, Including the Russian orthodox church. It is asserted that few ot .the agitators from America are American cltltens. Almost without exception they .are said to be anxious to return to the United States. They .are dissatis fied with (Bolshevik Russia and,-after denouncing the United. States in public speeches confess . In private that they would rather live In Amer ica than anywhere else. - RAH LIKE RABBITS Both lived far Ilehlnd Front Lines and Ran for Holes at First Warning of Airplane Spa, Belgium, Dec. 28. The for mer headquarters of the kaiser and his general staff la dicclosing some extraordinarily queer fact these days about tbe men who engineered the world war. Take for one, Hin denburg, Germany's superman, about whom reams bave been written dis closing, him as a fearless Napoleon. Aa a matter of fact be spent & great deal of time in -a wonderfully con structed "funk hole" or dugout un derneath the grounds of his villa here. Spa Is so far from where battle lines used to be that it was almost a day's journey in a fast motor ear to get within sound of the big guns. The kaiser, too, bad a similar hid Ing place at Neubols, near a comic opera trench system about which be Is said to have paraded for the bene fit ot the motion pictures. At each ot their villas, there were delicate electrical instruments which would set up furious bussing whenever an airplane approached anywhere near. At the first sound from this con trivance Hlndenburg and the kaiser used to run to shelter. It is reported. People who worked about Hinden burg's establishment said that he was continually running for cover. ARLINGTON, WASH, MAN UP FOB WHITE SLAVERY Portland, Ore., Dec. 28. Glen A. Campbell, of Arlington, Wash., baa been sentenced to three years on McNeill's bland lor white slavery, under the Mann act. The complain ing witness was a 17-year-old girl a ward of Campbell's. U.S. GRAB TRADE IN SOUTH New York, Dec. 28. United States manufacturers and exporters have Increased their trade in Brazil and other South American coun tries by more than 160 per cent since the beginning of the war, ac cording to J. W. Sanger, trade com' mlssloner of the 'United States, gojr ernment bureau ot foreign and do mestic commerce, who recently re turned from a survey of the. bus iness opportunltiea south of the equator. . "Imagine ten large stores in one big city and one ot these stores do ing more business than all the other nine combined," declared Mr. San ger, "and that will give you some Idea of the position we are In today. It is an amazing record. We are now. selling South American . coun tries more than half ot everything they import. Our total export trade is now counted In billions of dol lars." 0. s. IT. St. Ignatius. Mont., Dec. 28. En gineers of the United State rechv matlon service have arrived here to investigate the storage possibilities of Placid lake in the heart ot the Mission range ot mountains, for proposed Irrigation project of 20,- 000 acres between Missoula and Hu- son. ' One ot the schemes of water sup ply for this project Is to tap the Blackfoot river above Bonner, bring ing the water down through MIbbou la to DeSmet. Other sources of sup ply will be storage reservoirs in the mountains. '.Congress has appropriated f 100, 000 for investigation . and prelimi nary, surveys looking toward recla mation of land for returning soldiers. WILSON SAYS UNITED POWER MUST PREVAIL ADDRESSES . ENGLAND'S MOST DISTINGUISHED CITIZEN'S AT FAMOUS GUILD HALL PRESIDENT IS 62 YEARS OLD "Must No Longer Be Balance of Power Which Might Unsettle Peace of tbe World" London, De3. 28, Speaking In tbe biatorio Guild hall at a gather ing of England' most distinguished statesmen. President Wilson reaf firmed the principle that there must no longer be a balance of power which might unsettle the peace ot the world, but that the future most produce a concert of power which would preserve It. London, Dec 28. King George called at the president's apartments at 10 o'clock this morning and wish ed him many nappy returns. The president is 62 years of age today. THE REAL ESTATE DEALS TRANSACTED George W. Pott recently purcha ed the A. F. Melenlus tract of land near New Hope. Mr. Potts and fam ily are now living on the place. Elmer G. Morey has purchased one acre of land with a five-room house on North Tenth street from Mrs. N. P. Clements. E. D. Stephens, of Gait, Cal.. ha purchased a 200 acre farm of,E. H. Wise, near Holland. There are about 80 acres ot this farm in culti vation and under irrigation and it is now planted to clover and alfalfa. Mr. Stephenson and wife have moved onto the land and expect to make their future home there. The above, sales were all made by Isaac iBest of this city. BATTLEFIELDS DOTTED Behind the Lines In France, Nov. 27. (Correspondence of the Associ ated" Press.) This land of recent battles is a queer land now. ' Over the shell torn villages and blasted woods, the pitted fields and the ruin of all that once was. Is a strange quiet. The winter sky is lacking In airplanes and reat flocks of crows have taken their place. A few villagers have crept back to see what remains of their homes and holdings, but they are few and probably the winter will have passed before reclamation and reconstruc tion are undertaken on a large scale. Along the roads repaired and re- bridged for the allies' advance Into German territory, long camion trains move slowly and always south ward. They travel leisurely now, for the need of hurry Is gone. They bring back the salvage of battlefields, all" the things that go to make war, abandoned or captured. Truck load after truck load ot rifles and shells, ot water bottles and haversacks, cartridges, machine guns, bayonets and trench knives and pistols, mess . kits, . overcoats, capstan endless catalogue of para phernalia are brought In. The battle zone is still full of It all, In heaps and racks, wulttng salvage. . Albany, Ore., Dec. 38 J. E. Balch an Albany, brakeman, ,wlll probably recoverthough he fell 40 feet off a railroad trestle near Summit shortly after midnight last night. He was unconscious four hours.