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A Mm I - VOL. IX., No. Nil. GRANTS PAHS, JOSEI'HIJfB COUKTY, OREGOJr, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 1919. WHOLE NTMBEB 23M. si u go i it: siit fit mm Kwmm 1 . : : ' ' : i. ' ' . " ROAD IRK IS MAPPED OUT BY HIGHWAY COM PAVING OOJEC TRUST - IS TOF T n llontilug Mcewire May lie Delayed by the Scrap 'Emergency Clause To Flay a Prt C1UM.4 I'AHS COXTKACTOlW Satem, Ore., Feb. 6. Mobilizing AMONG TlltWK AWARDED tor Kntlc encounter that. It Is joito nv tiii.' htatk will be precipitated when JOBS n Till. STATE legislature proceeds to a consld- i eratlon of the several anti-paving trust measures, champions of . the bins last mgnt aeciaea to eiocic me passage of the $10,000,000 bonding act pending action on them, and mapped out a tropical campaign of warfare on the paving combine. De cision waa also reached to slap emergency clauses upon all the meas ures and to endoavor to refer the bonding act to the electorate should they meet with defeat. "Any Man Who Attempts to Interfere With City Govern ment Will be Shot on Sight" Says Mayor Hanson Sen. Thomas Says Open Demonstration of Bolshevism S. 8. Ht-hnll (JiHa Coiilnwt to 1'ave From UranU I'm to Jackson Lin for 118,717 - ... The contracts awarded by the tat highway commission at Port land, with the names of bidders and the total cost of earn job, with the exception of Morrow county whore a idler experiment work will be tried out, la aa follows: Stage road pass In. Douglas coun ty, 1:5 miles grading, concrete pipe, John Hampshire & Co., Grants Pass, 9tl.t20.46; Toncalla to Drain, 5.1 miles, grading In Douglas county, H. 3. Hlldeburn, Portland. 149,107.95; Itae ranch road, Yamhill to Nest u ops la Yamhill county, corrugated Iron pipe, Elliott Bcroggtns, Portland, 9S7.8S1.50; Hillsboro to Multnomah county llne.ll.l . utiles' of paving, (bid for concrete road accepted), A. Guthrie ft Co., .Portland, $348,935; actional divide, Lane county, an overhead reinforced concrete cross ing, Albert Anderson, Grants Pass, t,!6; West 8lde highway In Ben ton connty, from Corvallls to Polk eonnty line, 10.B miles paving, the grading to be done by county, Oskar "Hnber, Portland, 'type F pavement, 1124.160.40; Grants Pass to Jackson eonnty line, 8.1 miles paving In Jose phine county, S. S. Schell, Grants Pass, 1118.717. With tut one exception the lowest bidder received the contract In each ease. In the case of the 10 Vt miles of paving on the West Bide highway, the Warren Construction company were-low bidders, bidding tor their type D pavement, 8224,214.40. The award was made, however, - to the next highest bidder, Oskar Huber, at price of $224,260.40. While $48 only separated the bids, Commission er Thompson announced that the Hu ber pavement was a superior grndo and was for this reason selected. Commissioners present, at the meeting were W. L. Thompson, of Pendleton, and It. A. Booth, of Eu gene, 8. iBenson being at present In California. u T acorn a, Wash., Feb. 6. Eight hundred soldiers, under 4 command of Major General 4 John Hayden, left Camp Lewis 4 for Beanie at 1 o'clock. , They 4 will "stand ready for any emer- 4 gency." Demobilization at the 4 4 'camp ha stopped. . 4 44444444444444444 E ISSUES CALL FOR COMMUNIST MEET Stockholm, Feb. 6. An exhorta tion from Premier Lenlne to all Bol shevlk committees In Germany, Aus tria, Poland, the Baltlo provinces and Finland to convoke the Com munist conference which la Intended to eclipse the petce conference at Paris and the socialist tonfefeue at Berne," la being published In Petro- grad newspapers, which declare that the Bolshevlkl alone will have the right to take the Initiative at the proposed conference. WAR REVENUE BILL L RAISE Washington, Fob, 8. Conferees agreement on the long delayed, war revenue bill has been submitted to congress and Is regarded sure adoption. The American people are to raise something over $6,000,000, 000 this year, and $4,000,000,000 next year. - 50 VOLUNTEER FOR INFLUENZA TESTS Boston, Feb. 6. Fifty healthy young men, volunteers from the ria val detention barracks here, were taken to the quarantine station at Gallons Island today to submit to ' Influenza tests, by a board of govern ment experts. Professor Milton J Rosenau of Harvard will supervise the latest experiment., FATHER AND SON WEEK - Portland, Ore., Feb. 6. The pro motion of Father and Son . week February 11 to 18, has been under taken this yenr by the Y. M. C. A., on national scale. There will be pro' gTams in churches,- schools and var ious community organizations. The main Idea Is to get fathers and sons together and help them get ac quainted, according to Paul h. New myer, Boys' secretary of the local "211. 'C. A- wno -naB 'barge Of the "plans. . , .' .' LONE GOLD MINER WILL PENETRATE THE ARCTIC ITIZENS PREPARED BY LAYING IN GREAT STORES In Presenting Claims for Injuries Received, Soldiers Can Deal Di rectly With Government Ing over control of certain govern' ment functions as reported the strik ers were conducting an "experiment on the northwest coast in Russian Bolshevism." Seattle, Wash., Feb. 6. Mayor Ole Hanson, when told of Senator Thomas' statement, said "any man who attempts to take over control of the municipal government func tions will be shot on sight." The seat of government Is still at the city halt Washington, Feb. 6. Secretary of War -. Baker authorized sending troops from. Camp Lewis to Seattle when advised by Governor Lister ef the situation. At Tacoma six unions went on the I Seattle strike order. Seattle, Wash., Feb. 8. The gen eral atrlke was called at "10 o'clock, schedule time. The street car men started their cart for the barns, the union elevator operators left their cars, and restaurant were closed when the union cooks and waiters left. The newspapers have quit and the schools may close, on account of h atrlV nf ' th 1n(tnra and amrl. neers. The movies will probably not I""", " '. ' " open. " Labor leaders declare, that 65,000 men. are striking. ..' A Thity -was ready for the strike. Residents have been buying" big stocks of. groceries, . and autolsts have laid In a supply of oil and gaso line. - ... The telephone operators remained at their posts. The engineers at the municipal lighting plant were exempt from the strike. Tacoma, Wash., Feb. 8. The gen eral strike Is believed to be a fail ure here. There was ' no walkout. Cars are running, newspapers are operating and the lights are on. HOTKECESSARYTO BOLSHEVISTS EMPLOY LAWYERS READYTOTALi Washington, Feb. 6. Senator Thomas, of Colorado, denounced the Seattle strike, declaring that In tak- I ARROGANCE" ILL BE ANSWERED Washington, Feb. . The work of reeducating war disabled men is go ing forward rapidly. At the close of 1918 the number registered was 12,- 684. Under the law, reeducation cannot be given unless the man Is sufficiently' Injured to be in receipt of compensation from the war risk Insurance bureau. Of these 12,000 3,318 cases of . compensation have been awarded, and 9,317 cases had not been determined at that date. Since the first of the year the work has been greatly speeded . in the war risk Insurance bureau. The federal board for vocational education, charged by congress with the task of fitting the disabled for industry, Is anxious to assist all dis abled men who have their claims passed upon by the war risk Insur ance bureau, and .renders the service of preparing the . blank forms and bring the matter to attention, abso lutely without cost to the Individual. It is not necessary for disabled men to employ lawyers for this work as it .Is a part of the duty of the federal board which - welcomes the 6pptatunfl?-Iof service. Tbw si- dress is federal board for vocational education, Washington, D. C, and there as branch offices 4n 14 differ ent cities in the United States. 1 PEACE TERMS" SOVIET GOVERNMENT WILLING TO PARTICIPATE IX PRINCES ,. ISLAND CONFERENCE - HTJ - BOLSHEVISTS DEfiT Will Continue Struggle Until Whole of Russia Is Safe From' Menace . of the Reds London, Feb. 8. M. Tchltcherin, foreign minister of Russia, announc ed that the Soviet government la willing to participate In the Princes Island conference. Paris, Feb. 6. The supreme war council will meet at Versailles to morrow to . Impose upon Germany "the full will of the allies," says the Matin, because of Germany's unwil lingness to carry out the armistice terms, .except under .certain condi tions. The Matin says there has been a change In the attitude Ger many has manifested by her arro gance toward the entente. SENATOR SHERMAN AMUSES AUDIENCE BY ROASTING WILSON AND HENRY FORD SMALL POWERS GIVEN El Paris, Feb... 8. Members of tne anti-Bolshevist council declare that the united governments of Russia they represent will not grant a truce to the Bolshevist for a conference, but will continue the struggle "until the whole of Russia Is secured to do-. mocracy." Paris, Feb. 6. The supreme conn' ell upon receiving acceptance of the" Rnlan BolehUk government, aSU ranged to send ev Joint committee from the' .five great powers to-meet the Soviet representatives. GREAT FORESTS OF RUSSIA Washington,. Feb. 6. With Presi dent Wilson and Henry Ford as his targets, Senator Sherman, of Illinois, addressed the senate yesterday on the subject "Superhuman Versus Self-Government." and , for nearly throe hours kept his colleagues' In terested and amusod as he hurled his sarcastic shafts at the chief exe cutive andr Detroit manufacturer. "The president in going abroad re vealed the grossest ogotlsm" and an inability "to resist the lure of the Tanana, Alaska, J)ee. 4. (By mall.) Bound for an Isolated gold claim far to 'the north on the Arc tic siop, a lone prospector, Martin Josephson, left here today with his ilotr team to "muBh" on foot In the hulf dark Arctic wfnter over the dif ficult snow trail to Betttes, AlnBka, and on fnrther into the country be-jllmellght" the senator said, "which graves and 40 wounded to the hos- yond the polar line.. . ' Paris, Feb. 8. Positive steps for reconciling the differences between the greater and lesser nations at the peace conference were begun yester day and aia continuing today. In addition to winning fonr additional places on the commission on the so ciety of nations, Jt seems possible that the lesser nations will be grant ed adequate representation In the executive body of the society as well as in legislative sections. - - ) PJans are being revised to give the smaller powers a great voice. Ford preached. How much Ford's ,lneteen srcaU belligerents won det crusade paralyzed preparedness can- inite recognition. They now have not be measured. We heard its nine seats on the commission for the echoes when Halg fought with his society of nations to ten for the five hark tn thn -wall Wlfhln th limits great powers. of his nower and monev Ford sent . us Into, the war with Germany with dltlonnl seats, no soldiers, no transports, no. guns' . and no airplanes. "How many graves he filled can never be told. . Mooney and his ac complices sent 10 citizens to. their Vladivostok, Feb. 6. Three for-i esta of the lower Amur, Khabarovsk, Lower Amurskoe and Nlkolaevsk re gions, comprise nearly 90,000,000 acres of forest ground, sayr Vladivo stok Prlmorskaya Jisn which adda that without exhausting their wealth, these forests can produce more than 24,000,000 cubic feet of . lumber annually. .' . AMERICANS OX ARCHANGEL FRONT BEAT BOLSHEVDXS Poland, Roumania, Czecho-Slovakia and Greece hold ad' Tmiana prospectors say Joseph- son's trip is one of the longest ever undertaken by one man alone. ' Jo seplison, howpver has sought for gold before along the Arctic, from the Kobuck' to the Mackenzie countries, and has even prospected tn Green land, so his friends here are not go ing to worry about his, safety. . the average man looks upon with un-.pltal as his protest against prepared disguised disgust." . jness. It must have seemed a ghast- Polntlng. out that Americans are As Inconsistency to the president to DAILIES IN NORTH SELL FOR 25 CENTS A COPY FIRE DESTROYS HEART OF; FAIRBANKS, ALASKA flKhtlng and enduring hardships in many climes, Senator 'Sherman said, "whiie they risk their lives and en dure 'hardships In alien lands, our president spends nine weeks In cere- money, banquets and visiting with kings In endless stately palaver," while affairs at home drift. , . He characterized Henry Ford as "that singular megalomania an "astonishing creature," "the angel of Rosa Schwlmmer" and a "gas engine savant trying to annex the United States senate to his Jitney works." "Mooney's and Ford's hearts best as one," in V the anti-preparedness campaign, Senator Sherman , de clared. - v "Do these kindred thoughts have any relation to the president's per- FnlrhnnkR. Alaska. Dec 30. (By nang mooney ana sena rtra 10 me maU3B8ck ln the gold stampede United States senate. He has grant ed . Ford absolution tor his sins, a part of a political plot Michigan. Therefore, he "" Archangel; Feb. 6. Heavy losses were Inflicted on the Bolshevlkl by the American forces Tuesday -and the enemy was driven back ln disor der from the village of Vistavka, on . the Vaga. The American casualties were' five killed and several wounded, llanj. Bolshevik soldiers were taken pris oner by the Americans. The enemy early in the morning began a , bombardment with field guns and howitzers and, under cover of a shrapnel and pompom barrage, essayed a frontal attack with infan try In the Arctic twilight at 3 o'clock ln the afternoon. The American- troops who were rested after their retirement from Shenkursk and were now established in a good position, poured a heavy fire from artillery and machine guns into the charging Bolshevlkl, whose ranks broke and fled Into the woods. days of 1898, It is said, newspapers from the "outside" sold at )1 a copy to carry on pawaon'0 streets. Today papers bestirred jn tne interior of Alaska remain high Fairbanks. Alaska Feb. 0. Twen ty buildings in the. heart of the bus IneBS district here were destroyed by fire early today. Firemen . are tearing down adjoining buildings to ststent meddling with the Mooney save the National bank and other case In ' CallfornlaT" Senator Sher federal buildings. man said. "Mooney practiced what himself to save Ford's wretched bnt a8 yet nave not reached the dol dupe from the hangman's noose.' So jar marjc. The Nenana News, and he meddled and Bent his agents to- ij.ne Fairbanks Citizen, both dallies, oaiK or intimidate tne aaministra- sell for 25 cents a copy, tlon of JuBtlce ln the state courts of ' California." In speaking of Henry Ford and his promise to turn out many Eagle boats, Senator Sherman said: ' "Instead of one a day turned out and 93 done by December 15, 1918, seven, eagles emerged from Henry's nest and they could neither fly, run nor swim. W'hy' the government pours millions of taxes Into this use less venture Is a mystery. We hope WILL LOWER WAGES SEVEN PEOPLE-PERISH IN BIG SEATTLE FIRE Seattle, . Wash., ' Feb. 6. Three persons were burned to death- when the Tokoyo lodging house, ln the lower part of the city, was destroyed by fire. Twelve people are missing, 14 were Injured, while 60 lodges es caped from the building. Butte, Mont., Feb. 8. Five prin cipal mining companies of the Butte district have announced that a dol- it may be Illuminated by Ford when lar a day In the reduction of wages he cashes ln on his contracts." wlll be made, beginning tomorrow. Seattle, Wash., Feb. 8. Four more unidentified bodies have been found In the ruins, making a total of seven dead. '