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fAliltifl Brow , VOL. IX., No. Ml. GRANTS PASS, JOSEPHINE COUNTY. OREGON, FRIDAV, FEBRUARY V7, 1010. WHOLE NUMBER MM, 1 11 lilt! it Ml MM MB 3 " h . I) LYNCH MAKtS' oALt HHIIibb utN 4 AN APPEAL FOR FROMJWCITIES r rvr rn i n ruKintK hiu . . . overnmont's Offering at Vancouver Like Dig IbuJUtr l'roMTty Kept Under Heavy Guard THANKS BANKERS FOR PART IN WAR AND URGES Til EM TO STAY UNTIL FINISH BOLSHEVISM PRESENT MEHACE "It Una ItUMtia by Uie Tliroat, While Aniiruliy Bit on Throne With ' lUoody Sword, Bays Lynch Bun Francisco, Feb. 7. Vaccinate the nation with thrift aa a prophylac tle against "Bolshevism" U the ap peal of Governor James K. Lynch Of the Federal Reserve bank In a let tar sent yesterday to all bankers of the Twolttb Federal Reserve district thanking them (or their aid during the war and urging continued sup port until the "Job Is finished." "Ware are generally followed by pestilence," wrote Governor Lynch. "Spanish Influence, starting In Eu rope, raged a year before we gave It much attention. Working westward It attacked our physical health and thousands of our people died. . . "There' Is another pestilence rag ing la Europe which Is menace to our financial and national health. It la called 'Bolshevism.' It has Rus ala by the throat. Anarchy sits on the throne with a bloody sword In one hand and a flaming torch In the other. The disease Is also work' lng westward. Already It Is knock ing at bur doors. No quarantine will keep It out. Our Bbst remedy Is the war savings stamp. Let us vaccin ate the whole nation with thrift. "It la fundamental that no man . will seek 'to overthrow the govern ment that owes him money. Banks ahoulrt encourage the sale of war savings stamps. As the heritage of war let us permanently secure to the American people the blessings of thrift." Every section of the United States and Canada' la represented dally In the bids that are pouring In to be considered by the sales board of the United States Spruce Production cor poration In its sate of property val ued at 110.000,000. Offices of the rales board In the Yeon building at Portland, Oregon, art constantly filled with represen tatlves of big firms and with Individ uals who themselves wish to bid on this or that piece of machinery or equipment or some of the material most of which Is now assembled at Vancouver, Wash., at which placj the sale will occur. No bids will be received after Feb ruary 15. Never In the history of the coun try has there been such an array of property assembled In one place as that which Is now stored In and near the corporation's big cut-up plant at Vancouver. Crowds of prospective purchasers are being shown through the yards dally. To Inspect the pro perty permit from headquarters Is necessary, as It Is all kept -under constant armed guard. TIW1E IS NOW AT HAND TO HWMERIANII , ; . ' t :i r. HERO OF 1877 DIES QUIETLY AT HOME During Nea Pearca Indian War Made Ride That Ranked With Famous Ride of Paul Revere' Laborers Given Until 8 o'Clock Tomorrow to Call "Sympathetic Strike" Workmen Wavering at Tacoma Walkout at Butte Trouble at San Francisco Seattle, Wash., Feb, Hanson has served notice on strike committee that unless .7. Mayor . San Francisco, Feb. 7. Major the .General John Morrison, command' the lng the western department of the sympathetic strike Is called off 'by 8 o'clock tomorrow he will take steps to operate all essential Industries and place the city under control of the federal government. army, has gone to Seattle to take charge of the strike situation there and at Tacoma. Seattle, Feb. 7. On orders, of Mayor Hanson the municipal street car made a trip to Ballard and re turn' without hindrance. 'Detectives accompanied the car. . Regular car service Is to be resumed aa fast as crews can be obtained. The mayor issued a proclamation guaranteeing absolute protection, and' asking the people to go about their business as usual. E Washington, Feb. 7. The sailing of five more transports from France with 5,700 men, mostly former na ttonal guard units, has been an nounced by the war department. The- transport Mercury Is due at Newport News February 16 with the 69th regiment coast artillery com plete, bound tor Oregon. About three hundred Oregon men are In the regiment and the rest are from the Pacific coast. They went from Fort Stevens. STATE L WILL VISIT COLLEGE Oregon Agricultural College, Cor- vallls, Feb. 7. Preparations are be ing made to entertain the state leg islators Saturday. The visitors will arrived by speclnl train In the morn ing and will find the college In full operation, arrangements having been made for classes scheduled the fol lowing Monday to be held that day. SPECIAL ELECTION 4 HE H Klil) IN JUNE 4 4 Salem, Ore., Feb. 7. Gover- 4 nor Withycombe will call, a 4 special session of the leglala- 4 of a strike of 1,200 military prison- trire as soon as the reconstruc- 'ers in the army prUon at Fort Leav- tlon commission prepares a pro- 4 .enworth, Kan., Secretary of War gram. The legislature will re- 4 Baker has teen compelled to head ter the program to the elector- 4 itheir complaints of gross Injustice 4 4 4 4 4 4 GERMAN WoSfEN APPLY . . , TO YANKS FOR A JOIi Coblens, Feb. 7. Three' hundred Gorman women factory . workers, many of them widows of soldiers, ap plied recently to the Third American army headquarters In Coblens for employment, contending that ' with the ending of the war they had been thrown out of work. The question of employing the womon as members of American uniforms was taken un der consideration. WILL TALK PEACE WITH THE REDS Paris,'- Feb. 7. William Allen "White, of Emporia,' Kan. and Pro lessor George Davis Herron . have been appointed American dolegates to the Marmara conference with the Russian factions. ' Seattle, Wash., Feb. 7. The1 po lice reported that no disorders oc curred during the' early morning hours. All troops sent from Camp Lewis have arrived. There are no .signs of a break In the opposing Interests and the union leaders are looking to Charles E, Pies tor the first move. No attempt to operate the street cars baa been made. ' , Philadelphia, Pa., Feb. 6. The "We have 1.B00 police and 1.600 " regulars from Camp Lewis," aald the " w,lB mayor, "and will get the services. It nt" they return to work and submit necessary, of every-aoldler In .the"""r Merey ma Pacific northwest to protect life, bus iness and property. The time has come to show our Americanism and anarchists in this community shall not rule Its aafflrs." Tacoma, Wash., Feb.. 7. The president of the street carmen's un ion and manager of the Tacoma Railway Power company have con ferred and declare, that street cars hall be run as soon as they can guarantee , ample protection from "mob violence." ' It Is reported that "Paddy" Mor ris and half a dozen other active pro moters of the general strike left In automobiles when the troops arrived last night. . - j , 3. W. Slaught, director of public lty of the corporation,! said Charles E. Pies, director general, made this statement ' before departing for Washington late today. Slaught said the director' general waa firm and would not recede from the stand he had taken, aa published in Pacific coast newspapers. Pies, according to Slaught, said he would call a conference Immediately upon the men's return, to work, but until they did so he would have no dealings with them. Tacoma, Feb. 7. Some of the unions here hare returned to work (Continued-on page 1.) Til PRISONERS D EDAM DEAL--CLAIU objectors aae favored OLDORDERHAS GUN E ASMS CHANCELLOR Missoula, Mont., Feb. 7. In the death of William C. Murphy, who passed away recently In Seattle, Wash., Montana lost one of her early day heroes. In August 1877, Mr. Murphy made a ride that ranks with Paul Kevere's in the memories of pioneers of the treasure state. The Nez Perc Indians, 'under Chief Joseph, were threatening a raid down Cedar gulch, where placer miners were working and had cross ed over the mountains from Idaho In great force. Mr. Murphy, who was at the time In Cedar gulch, took- the gold the miners had panned $40, 000 worth In all and rode horse back to Missoula, where he deposit ed It in a bank. He then galloped on to Deer Lodge to arouse the country. The entire ride of 160 miles he made without rest, except to change horses, eating In the saddle. As a result. the settlers rose and the Indians were met with a. force formidable enough to hold them until the army could act Mr. Murphy was 72 years of age at the time of his death. ' He was a pioneer' merchant 'and an Intimate business associated of the late Mar- GERMAN PEOPLE NOW DETER MINED TO RULE THEMSELVES, BATS EBERT AT WEIMAR SOCIALISTS TO RULE CABINtT Allied Premiers Dissatisfied With Affairs and Are Framing Stiff er Terms for the Hans - caa Daly. '.t-.u 1 ONLY A FEW DAYS KORE- TO BUY NITRATE SUPPLY Oregon Agricultural College... Cor vallts, Feb. 7. The time limit tor buying agricultural nitrate haa been extended by the federal government to February 15. Farmers wanting to participate In the federal supply may do so through their county agents or other authorized agency only. ..The price Is $81 a ton plus freight charges from San Francisco. Connty agents or farm bureau heads should be notified early to Insure getting the orders tilled. ' Weimar. Feb. 7. The ofd order in Germany has gone beyond recall and the people are now determined to rule themselves, declared Chancel lor. Frederick Ebert, In calling the national assembly together at this place. The chancellor said: "We wlU call on the old spirit of Weimar. We will be an empire of Justice, of truth." ., , ; .'-. ' The process of temporarily remov ing the German seat of government to Weimar from Berlin was begun yesterday. . The present government considers Its mandates expire with the eonven-, tag of the censUtneat assembly and its first task, will be to move the m.' ". mediate appointment of a new coal ltlon government, In the organiza tion of which party interests will be eliminated. . ' ..... .. ' , The majority socialists will hold x : the first party . caucus . Tuesday morning. The German democratic faction will hold Us party meeting at Erfurt, near here. . It. Is believed that the new pro-' visional cabinet will be made up of . majority socialists, democrats and clericals. ' ' , :;" i Paris, Feb 7. The allied pre miers will meet today: to fix .- new : terms to-be .imposed upon Germany, whose tactics of obstruction and re erimatlon are reported to hare reached a climax at Weimar when Chancellor Ebert threatened . that ' Germany Would break, off negotia tions with the allies. . ANOTHER OREGON MAN OUT OF GERMAN PRISON Washington, Feb. 7. As a result ate at a special election to be 4 In trials by court martial during the held not later than June. war. "BLUE RIBBON" ORDER; So grave was the situation for a few days that General Leonard Wood commander of the central depart ment, rushed troops to Leavenworth to guard against any outbreak. Colonel Sedgwick Rice finally ef fected a truce with the striking prisoners pending a submission of their grievances to Washington. He arrived in" the . capital Wednesday (Bv and conferred with Secretary Baker, grievances. The committee stated that all appeals to the military au thorities to right the Injustice from which they suffered had proved un availing and that their only recourse was the refusal to obey orders, what ever -the punishment might be. There was no violence In connec tion with this mutiny and before or dering troops to compel the prison ers to work,' Colonel Rice asked the kommlttee If the prisoners would agree to obey orders pending his presentation of their grievances to Secretary Baker. The strikers later went' back to work while Colonel Rice enme to Washington. The prisoners also were aggrieved by the recent act of the secretary of war by, which 125 conscientious ob jectors were released. These object- Washington, Feb. 7 Eller Storms of Boring, Ore., has arrived in France from a German prison, the war department announces. Paris, Feb. 7. The question of the demolition of the ring of antlqu- 4 TOTAL V. S. ARMY 4 4 CASUALTIES TO DATE 4 Killed in action (Including 381 at sea) - 31,186 Died of wounds ...... 12,978 Died of disease 19,045 Died from accident and oth er causes 2,757 Wounded In action . 159,279 Missing In action (includ ing prisoners) 11,183 Total to date .236,428 Nonana, Alaska, Jan. 2. mall). ,The epidemic of Spanish in- Judge Advocate General Crowder and fluenza In Nenana and. Fairbanks is In..,ect0. 0aneral chamberlain. The apt to go down In Alaska history as matter was scheduled to be brought ors Tiad been confined for their re the "blue ribbon". period, by reason t0 tn8 ftttenlIon ot congress today ! fusel In any way to aid the govern or on oraer oy ine imunc ueiwwi u- ,,th th. .,.. of tmmndlata ln-'mont In fha nrnaannMon nf tha war thorltles. This hoa compelled every ,,, i j -,r,-m. tk.. i.. , i . k. the hat or coat a . . . w ala a rnaaA a An .nv o-nrir tIon would be useless. i ii t ii nf . t . Alio rvuuri annuo y vuiuiirji uiid i v mj w piece of blue ribbon, lettered Health ym alarmlng conditions at the of a civilian nature. The striking ' already been brought up before me council, it aaies uses, irom 1884.' The plan however would have to be referred to parliament by the municipal council after It's adoption. Louis Dausset, an alderman .of ate fortifications which surrounds Paris will be brought up before the municipal council during the course of the next few' months. This ,1s not as a result ot the armistice or because the league of. nations which is expected to put an end to wars forever or because of the fact that with modern artillery the fortitlca- The matter HENRY FORD NEAR DISLOYALTY Washington, Feb. 7. Henry Ford came to the verge of disloyalty, It he did not go over It,' Elthu Root today told the Bpeclal house committee that Is investigating the activities of the National Security League. , The attempt to defeat Jeanette Rankin for re-election to congress was a public service, Root stated. Department," for which a fee . ot Uavenworth mlutarT prlson u re. ! prisoners asserted that the recalclt- '""- " ' piete with concrete proof of the bar-rants had objected because they were a I' .n f VA DarU nd. unfairness of the present opposed to he principles on which and persons falling to wear a ribbon tAm..mtrA.nn , m,( Itfc I, , ,ti,. o,..m Were subject to arrest and quaran- . . . ' . I , . . tine confinement. ;lno f- p,nBoners retU8M 10 . . tV V, i i X! . . , .V The fees tor the' ribbons have or 0D8y Pr,Bon auinoruies on me u w .... . ,i-. ground that they , were vthe victims '. nd pronounced them "treas- i of official persecution and unduly se-"aol objectors." trans to Nenana and Fairbanks and'6 tor comparatively trlt- of iAranflnln travelnra. ; Vnt a.llu ""os single case of Influenza has develop ed Tiers or In Fairbanks. What further angered the prison ers was the fact that, the objectors not only were released, - but were The striking prisoners sent a com mlttee to Colonel Rice to state their paid $400 to $500 each. the city of Paris is sponsor for the project. He argues that the bene fits to be derived are a closer, easier contact with the Paris suburbs, elim ination of the necessity of entering or tearing Paris through the various gates - and the freeing of valuable land for building purposes, ' '' CALLS FORTH A STRIKE Berlin, Feb. 7. The whole city ot Dusseldort Is in the grip ot a general strike as retaliation. against Sparta-, can terrorism. The executive coun cil of the Communist government had threatened to call a general strike of all the . bourgeolse classes . It their demands are not granted.