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A I'OU IX., No. H'J. SENATORS RAP NEW BRITISH ' EMBARGO ACT CARNEGIE PEACE ACTIVITIES AIIHOAD (KXIUC1 AND LOYAL TV M QUESTIONED 8ys There Arc Already IliUf Million Men Idle In United Htatr and Would llnr immigrants Washington, Pub. 6. Democrats and republicans In the si-nu'e todojr Joined In criticising the new llrltlsh mbargo on Import. Several of them attacked the Carnegie' peace foundations activities abroad, ques tioning Its loyalty, and declared that It ahould be dissolved. Washington, Feb. 5. Urging the bouse rulos committee to give right of war for the passage of legislation prohibiting immigration for four years, Frank Morrison, secretary of the American federation of labor, aid there were now 500,000 men .without employment In the United Btates. HUNS WOULD NEVER REPUDIATE WAR DEIJT Munich, Feb. 5. 'The one debt which Germany will never under any circumstances would repudiate, no matter how hard pressed It might become, la Ita war loan,',' said a Ba Tarlan financier recently, lie based bis opinion on the fact that the war loans are so thoroughly distributed among the peqple that a failure to pay any on or any part of any loan would hit hardest those who can least afford to lose. 1 Bavaria Is a good example of the universality of the loan holdings, for Bo less than 1,430,000 families, or early everyone In the former king dom, took at least some of the nine loans. Alt of them are' of course In timately Interested not only In the payment of the loan they hold, but ta the conduct of the financial affairs of Germany. Reports of the amounts taken by Bavarians In three German , loans would seem to Indicate, when compared with the 1.430.000 total above, that hundreds of thousands of persons subscribed over 'and ' over again.- The Bavarian savings banks, with the deposits of relatively a small di vision of the former German empire Invested 471.500.000 marks In the first olght loans, and their depositors with money not In banks subscribed another 293.300,000 marks. The atate Insurance agencies against sick BOSH, the Bavarian cooperative so ' duties, and tho ordinary liisurnnro companies, added a tytal of 90,300, 4)00 marks to the first sevon loans. Washington, Feb. 5. Insistence by President Wilson upon tho admin istration's policy of naval expansion led to the unanimous approval given by the house naval committee to an other three year construction pro gram. This was disclosed today by Chairman Padgett of the committee when the house began consideration of the $750,000,000 annual naval ap propriation bill. ' Mr. Padgett told of a cablegram aent by the president from Farts to Secretary Daniels, saying nothing bad occurred over there to change the recommendations he mado in his annual message, to congress. The message wob brought to the attention of the committee by ,", -tr. Daniels. "The president was very earnest," Representative Padgett said, "and very Insistent that the three year program he carried out." MORRISON URGESQUICK ACTION ASKS FOR HAY IN HONGR OF REDS Indian Itulllod to Colors 0,000 Strung and llought $30,000,000 Worth of Lilxirty UoiitU Boise, Idaho, Feb. 5. Chief Red Fog Sklukuska of the northern Blackfoot Indians In a memorial ad dressed to Governor Davis of Idaho, asks that the fourth Saturday In Sep tember be. set aside as an Indian holiday, In honor of the Indian par ticipation In the war. The plea for the designation of an Indian day is made on tho ground of the "contri bution made by original Americans to the groat composite of white clt Isenshlp," Chief Rod Fox Insisting that both the history and the future of the red man deserved considera tion. "Wo have given to tho colors In the great war 0,000 braves," says the petition In citation Of recent In dian achievements, "we have bought 150,000,000 In Liberty bonds and donated 13.000,000 to the Red Cross mother of humanity. The Ameri can Indian's soul has been In the world war. We know not the hy phen; we know not the pro-thls and pro-that; we are 100 per cent Amer icans. The plea of Red Fox will be pre sented to the state legislature, now In session. GERMAN PACTIONS . '.- FIGHT AT BRUM EN f 4- Copenhagen, Feb. 5. Ger- man government troops entered 4 Bremen after bombarding the 4 4 city. The Spartarans retreated 4 4 from the city, but other armed 4 4 Spsrtacans are'oa thel way to 4 4' Bremen to take a hand in the 4 4 fight.' Many people are report-' 4 4 ed killed. 4 FRENCH FORCES SEIZE DYE WORKS ON RHINE Berlin, Feb. 5 The French forces of occupation, according to a special dispatch to the Vosslche Zeltung from Frankfort-on-the-Maln, have take possesion of the Hochter Dye and Chemical Works and French chemists are working with German chemists In putting out dyes and cer tain chemicals to be exported to al lied countries. MRS. ROOSEVELT SAILS TO VISIT SON'S GRAVE New York, Feb. B. Mrs. Theodore Roosovelt, widow of the former pres ident, suited today for France to vIbU Quentin's grave. . STRENGTH OF WIS Washington, Fob.' 5. The total strength of the United States army on November 11 was 3,703,1173 In cluding tho marine corps. Tim war department table shows that on July 1st the allied "rifle strength" exceeded the Germans' for the first time: "Rifle strength" 'means mon standing In the trenches ; ready to go over the top with the ! bayonet. ( Tho allied total was ,1,550,000, and the Germans 1,412, 1 000. On November 1, when the ene my's reserves were gone, the allies had a rifle strength' of 1,485,000, or over two to one. TRUSTS PASSES HOUSE Salom, Ore.; Feb. 5. 'Representa tive Sheldon's bill, aimed at the al leged paving trust, passed the house unanimously yesterday. The bill forbids the highway commission' to exact maintenance guarantees in ex cess fff one year. GRANTS PASS, JOKEPHINE COUNTY, OREGON. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY B, 19l. ALBERS FOUND GUILTY ON TWO OF 7 MAXIMUM PENALTY OS ' EACH COUNT 910,000 FINE AND SO YEARS IMPRISONMENT JURY ARGUED : THREE HOURS Judge Grant 30 Days Stay and New Trial Asked Albert Out on 9 10, OOO Bonds Portland. Ore., Feb. 5. Henry Albers was found guilty on two of the seven counts today for sedition. The maximum penalty on each count s 110,000 tine and 20 years. The jury deliberated about three hours then brought In a sealed verdict last night which was read at court to day. The Judge has granted SO days stay. New trial Is asked. Albers was released on 110,000 bonds, the same as previously- asked. GERMANY LOOKS TO FOOD SHORTAGE IN THE SPRING With the American Army of Oc cupation, Feb. 5. German newspa pers In the American occupied area recently have warned the people of a food shortage before spring. The Germans are urged to economize In food as they did day after day during the war. , The weekly allowance of food for the civilians of Coblens aa fixed by the German civil authorities la virtu ally the same aa while the war was In progress. The present price for milk, which la allotted to infanta and invalids. Is 87 marks a quart. m TO GET BACK TO U.S. Coblens, Feb. 5. When the cor respondent entered one of the head quarters offices today, the captain was Just completing what appeared to have been an Interesting lecture to a German civilian. i COUNTS -just take my up," ne said, "and'out develops Into a state-wide strike, stay right here In Germany where you belong. They are laying for you fellows back In the states and you are a lot safer right here." The auditor, clicked his heels, sa luted and retired. "What's the matter with the bird?" asked the correspondent and the captain explained. "He's another of those .damned Bodies that we call 'American citi zens tor convenience.' We have had about 'a dozen wanting passports to the United States. They were born in Germany, went to the United States and took out citizenship pa pers and then, according to their stories, either Just happened to be over here when the war started or were forced to return and Join the 'German army. Some fought for four'jears. "Now they know that hard times are ahead of Germany and wiut to go back to America, where It Is soft picking. I suppose they will even send American money over to help pay the Indemnity. "There are others who merely 'ORTH WILL SOON took theli first papers and quit right j HAVE I,OXG HAYS' there without a thought ot becoming , citizens. It was, merely convenient! Fort Yukon, Alaska. Dee. 21 (By for them to be able to say they had mali)' Today Is the shortest day of applied for citizenship. They also say they love the United States bet ter than Germany, but don't you be lieve It. You; don't' hear of any re fusing to turn their machine guns on American troops. . "Of course, we have nothing to do with passports here, but we don't tell the Boone soldiers that without first telling them the welcome that awaits them in the states it they go." SEATTLE MAY BE IN TURMOIL BY TOMORROW LITTLE HOPE OF KEEPING BO,- OOO UNION MEN AND WOMEN FROM WALKING OUT MAY CLASH OVER LIGHTS Faint Ray of Hope Gleaned From Statement That Strike May Be Only 24-Hour Duration Seattle, Wash., Feb. 6. Little it any hope for averting a general strike tomorrow of 40,000 or 50,000 union workers Is held out. No esti mate of how many thousands of un organized workers will be thrown out of work. ' Regarding the question of wheth er the city will have lights, Mayor Hansen said yesterday that the city would be lighted, but the electrical workers union leaders said that all lights would be shut off. Including the hospital lights. Seattle, Wash.,- Feb. 6. The cen tral labor council meets tonight to approve a general strike date. . It Is rumored that the men may make the strike a 14-hour walkout only. but union leaders refused to com' ment on the matter. Seattle, Feb. 6. Seattle labor unions, defeated so far In their at tempt to secure a general strike in Tacoma' and other points, and 'with their own membership here divided, announced today through their strike conference eommivtee that all was lot readiness for the strike In Se attle at 10 a. m. Thursday. This strike, Involving an estimated 65,- 000 workers, including 25,000 metal trade workers already out in ship yards and contract shops, is said by labor leaders to be the first general strike ever held on the Pacific coast, it. not in the country. Support for the strikers came yes terday In the announcement of the Seattle Timberworkers onion that 3,000 lumber workers employed In and about half of Seattle sawmills, lumber camps and shingle . mills, would Quit work Thursday. Mills tn(i lumber camps outside of Seattle imay not. he affected unless the walk- it was said. DEMPSKY IS OFFERED $25,000 TO FIGHT JESS W1LLARD New Tork, Feb. 5. Tex Rickard, who - has Jess Wlllard, heavyweight champion pugilist under contract to defend his championship title this year, said here today: I expect to meet Jack Dempsey's manager, Jack Kearns, this evening, and will offer him $25,000, and one third of the moving picture privi leges It he signs the contract to meetdustry In Montana would be the ea Wlllard for the title. "I will have the right to name the referee of the contest, but I positive ly will not act as referee myself, "I have not the : slightest idea where the bout will take place." LONDON STRIKE NOT OVER London, Feb. 5. There Is no Im provement In the strike situation here 'today. , the year. Up here In the snowbound and icebound country beyond . the Arctlo Circle that fact would not be known, however, were It not for the almanacs, tor the sun has not been, seen for days. ' Fort Yukon Is In the country, of six months' night and six months' day, Six months from now the sun will remain above the horizon the entire 24 hours ot the longest day. U.0FD.T0RECEIVE in Ways and Means Committee Tenta tively Votes $100,000 for Wom an's Building at Eugene ' Salem, Ore., Feb. 6. The bouse contmlttee on salaries has recom mended that the salary of supreme Judges In Oregon be Increased from 14,600 to 15,250. The sum original ly requested was 16,000. The ways and means committee tentatively voted to allow tha Tint. versity of Oregon f 23 5,000, includ ing 100,000 for a woman's build ing. This latter sum is conditional on the same amount being raised by the university. ' New Fish Code -Salem, Ore., Feb. 5. A new fish and game code for Oregon has been Introduced In the house by Dr. Earl C. McFarland, representative from Multnomah county. It makes many additions to the protected list of game birds and some slight changes In the open season dates. In general the measure Is Intended to tighten up on hunters' rights and afford more protection for birds and game, ARMISTICE KILLED Butte, Mont, Feb. 5. Signing of the armistice November 11. 1(18, automatically ended the manganese Industry in Montana aa it made pos sible the release of snipping for the importation of -this - product, from Brazil and Cuba at a lower figure per ton than it could be produced In this atate. "Only another wart) and we hope mere win never De another one, said one of the chief engineers of the Anaconda Copper Mining Com pany," can revive the industry in Montana. The outlook Is hopeless although jthe Anaconda company, at the request ot the government con structed a terro manganese plant at Great Falls at a cost of 750.000. This plant produced approximately 1,350 tons of manganese, which car ried manganese content of 80 per cent, 10 per cent iron and 4 per cent slllcla. It was especially desirable for steel manufacturing becaus ot Its concentrated manganese, but not a pound had ye been sold when the armistice was signed, consequently we still have it on our hands." ijurazu ana Cuba can deliver, on the wharves of Baltimore manganese tor $12.50 a ton whereas its cost of production to Montana producers is approximately $10 a ton to which must be added the freight rate to Pittsburg of $11 a short ton "It is impossible to think ot a tar iff large enough to make profitable domestic production of manganese said the Anaconda engineer. "The only thing which could revive the In tabllshment of steel .manufacturing in Great Falls, ' so as to eliminate freight rates. It is questionable if manganese production could be de veloped to an extent large enough to warrant this." Coblenz, Feb. 6. tfhree Germans have been convicted during the last three days of circulating enemy pro paganda among the American troops in the occupied area.' A shopkeeper offered to sell watch fobs with the American and German flags crossed upon It. Postcards were confiscated, showing a beauti ful German woman with tiny Ameri can, British and French soldiers dactng at the end ot strings, to her caprlo. :.. .. WHOLE NUMHEIt 2583. PEOPLE WORTH MORE TO STATE THAN ARE BIRDS SUCH IS THE ARGUMENT PUT UP AT SALEM IN MALHEUR IRRI GATION PROJECT BILL TO MAKE UKE RESERVE Attractive Colored Girl From Port land Lobbies for Intereste of Her Race -'' Salem, Ore., Feb. 5. Proponents of a big. irrigation project planned for eastern Oregon, with . Malheur lake as a bssls, have promised to give lively opposition to the bill by Representative McFarland, of Port land, proposing to give Malheur lake to the United States government for a bird reserve. This action was re commended by Governor -Wlthy- combe' In his message to the legisla ture, i That people are of more ralue than birds will be the plea of the Ir rigstlonlsta, who claim their project would reclaim the Malheur lake country for farms for men and wom en and should take precedence over any game and sporting project. They declare that the bird reserve bill would kill the Irrigation scheme. Salem, Feb. 6. A new lobbyist has appeared at the legislature, la the person ot an attractive colored girl, editor of the, Portland Advocate. She came to Salem in the Interests of Representative Coffey's-bill for bidding discrimination against ne-. groes In theaters, restaurants, places of amusement and public gatherings. OVER MILLION IN ' CONTRACTS ARB LET - ; ' '' Portland, Ore., Feb. 5. The highway commission has award- -f ed contracts 'on eight projects f- to cost over a million dollars, including work In Douglas, Benton and Jackson counties. ' The . commission will expert- ment with camps for discharged soldiers only. The first will he In Morrow county. Contractors are to favor returned fighters, and work -for thousands will be provided. - , -f ONE ON THE JUDGE Oklahoma, Okla., Feb. 5. "Morn- In', Judge." '. "Drunk again. Twice In two weekB." , "Not guilty. Same drunk." , Fred Stuckey paid $19. it L WAS DULY REGISTERED Vladivostok, Dec. 23. Japanese military records undoubtedly contain the name of an American ' general , connected with tho American expe-' dltlonary force which does not ap- ' pear on the American fcrmy roll. A ' group ot American engineers were returning from Harbin recently la a special .car, A Japanese officer push ed his way Into the car and demand- . ed to knew who the occupants were. One ot the engineers answered that the car contained 21' American offi cers. .' "Who Is the senior officer?" pur sued the Japanese. --. , "That's enough began the engineer. - "General Enough?" interrupted V the officer.' ';"'""""'.' "Yes, General Enough," said the engineer. : . ; The Information was duly noted iu me Japanese officer's notebook. Fl! '