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VOI,. 1XH No. 07.
GRANTS PAB8, JOSEPHINE COUNTY, OREGON, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 19I. WHOLE M..IBER 2098. SOLQNS WIT LONG SESSION AND MORE PAY avoild put question to PEO PLE TO 1C.XTK.VI SESSION 0 PAYS AND PAY . A lAY VOTE COUNTING 8111 IS KILLED House- Kills Joint lUwuluUun Calling for Itaatoratlon of Capital ' ruiilxliini'Di Salem, Ore., Fob. 22. The senate adopted the house resolution putting up to the people at tho coming spe cial election the question of extend ing the session of the legislature to CO dnys, and InereaHlng the pay of the member from three to five dol lars a day. The senate adopted tho resolution authorising the University of Oregon to make a survoy of delinquent and dependent. persons In the state. The house killed the Joint resolu tion tor restoration of capital pun ishment. - The senate killed the bill for counting votes its soon as the bal lots are cast. The Hurley bill, providing for physical training and military drill In the high schools was passed by the senate when Vinton cast the de ciding vole. As yet the house has not acted on the measure. DOUGLAS COUNTY OFFICERS . OUT INCREASE IN I'AY Salem. Feb. 22. Among the measures passed by the senate are H. B. 1(0, by Douglas county dele gation Increasing the salary of the county treasurer of Douglas county, making It 11,500 per year Instead or $1,200. H. n. 173, by Douglas county dole gallon Increasing the salary of the school superintendent of Doug las county, making It $1,800 per year Instead of $1,200. REVOLT AT BUDAPEST Paris, Feb. 22. A communist re volt out at HudapuBt Thursday nlsht. It is reported that the' revolt Is un der the leadership of agitators who tor the most part are Gormnns and Russians. The revolters stormed the offices of the socialist newspaper and occu pied the telegraph office at the rail road station. Martini law has boon proclaimed by Count Kurolyl, the provisional president. Government troops Inter captured the railway station. The motal workors nn '1'inlng nn antl-communlst manifestation. SHE GOT TO II IN ROOM Chicago, Fob. 22. "Yes sir 1 mean no ma'am. Show this lady to his room." Hotel clork groetlng bearded lady, here to sea members of the Showmen's league. UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON DEFEATS THE O. A. C. FIVE Seattle. WaBh.. Feb. 22. The University of Washington defeated the Oregon Agricultural college bas ketball team 18 to 1? laBt night. rOHTLANDEK HEHEADED BY . STREET CAR THURSDAY Portland, Ore., Feb. 22. Julius O Thayer Is - dead today because he stepped from a street car Into the direct path of another car Thursday night. His head was cut off. Tha: ci was a lumber mill employe. ' ; ' ITI ARRIVE TO RELIEVE -YANKS Make Drive Through Frigid Weatbi With Hundred of Sleighs to Archangel Itrtfton Anhangol, Feb. 22. An Arctic Journey of probably the greatest mugnltude since the famous Klon dike gold rush has brought addition al Urlllsb troops to the Archangel front to reinforce greatly outnum bered troops fighting the Bolshevlkl. Hundreds of slulghs -driving In single file over frozen tundra and along road cut through pine forests com pleted the most difficult part of their 800-mlle trip In 12 days The trip was planned and direct ed by members of Sir Ernest H. Shackelton's Antartlc expedition. In cluding Dr. Mackllu, aud waa a sig nal success. Sli Ernest himself, al though not participating In tl Jour- aoy to the front, arrived at Arch angel on an Ice-breaker with the first detachment of reinforcing troops. The correspondent drove a day's Journey by sleds from the. American field headquarters to meet the first detachment. The detachment started with sev- erul reindeer drawing sleds, hut these Artie beasts could not stand the long slow Journey and bad to be shot, while sturdy little shaggy horses wbloh have long been per forming marvels of transport at the front stood the journey splendidly. Light wind-proof Jackets and trousers designed by those of long experience In the Arctic, were worn over the soldiers' uniforms and un der heavy sheepskin coats. There waa one lieutenant of Nor wegian birth who helped to outfit the expedition who bathed, naked In the anow each day. He advised otb ers to follow his example, but had no converts. EIGHT UNDER WAY TO HELP CHROME MINERS A telegram that has Just been re ceived In this city by F. S. Bramwell from Henry M. Parks, at Portland, Is encouratnc news for miners who were recently engaged In chrome production. The telegram reads: "I have Just been Informed that the house has directed the confer ence committee to eliminate the Hondorson amendment, which kills the Chamberlain bill tor the relief of chrome producers. We have ob tained all the support possible 'here to strengthen the hands of Chamber lain, who seems to be the key man Would advise that yon send night letters to Sonators Chamberlain and Sinnott, urging their continued sup port of the measure for tho relief of the miners. By prompt action we will win." RELIEF DRIVE WILL START NEXT MONDAY The drive to raise $30,000,000 In America for relief of Jho starving In the Near East will begin next Mon day. Jonophlne county's quota is Bet "at $1,700 and Eugene L. Coburn Is chairman of the local campaign Owing to the disagreeable weather the committee appointed to do the soliciting Is desirous of raising the amount In one day, If possible. With 400,000 . orphans on hand and thousands of men ..and women actually porlshlng for want of nur- tshment and clothing It should re quire no argument for' people to cheerfully make a donation for this worthy cause. Will you do your bit to help relieve the suffering of these- millions of Christian people? You will never regret having done so. Think the matter over tomor row and hare your donation ready when a member of the soliciting committee calls.'-; ' M WALKER CIVIL WAR FAME GOES TO REST WAS NOTED SUItGEON DURING REBELLION AND AWARDED MEDAL OF HONOR KiH-nt Four Years on IlattleflclUF and Waa First American 'Woman to GMt Legal Ballot Walerlowu, N. Y., Feb. 22. Dr. Mary Walker, aged 87 years, died here today after a long illness. She was a surgeon during the Civil war and was awarded the congressional medal of honor. She was the only woman wno was allowed to appear male attltre, by act of congress. Dr. Mary E. Walker led a pictures que career. Four years were spent on the .battleflolda of the Civil war. The remainder of her active life was spent In fighting for .the feminine dress reform and woman's right to political suffrage, In which move ments she waa a pioneer. She fre quently claimed to have been the first American woman to attempt to cast a ballot In a legal election. Her livelihood was earned during all these years by her private medical practice and by writing. Dr. Walker also was distinguished as the only woman in hlstdry who, when a captive in war, was 'exchang ed a a prisoner of war for a man of equal rank in tha army of the toe, She waa also the first woman to be regularly enlisted In an army as a surgeon. She dressed like her brother offi cers, having a gold stripe running down the trouser legs, wearing a felt hat with gold cord, and an offi cers overcoor. Her Jacket was cut like a blouse and fitted loosely at the neck. Dr. Walker never married. "Do I ever have unkind things said to me?" she once said, echoing an Interviewer's question. "Yea, of course by Ill-bred people. But they are few. When anyone does say anything unpleasant I usually have something to say In return which makes us quits. Oh, I tell you, trousers are a great thing." Occasionally, a policeman tailing to recognize the little, gray-haired woman, placed her under arrest. This recently happened In Chicago, Showing the documents which gave her the right to wear masculine at tire, she was released. Her only re mark regarding the guardian ot the law was: "He's an old Idiot." Although a pioneer In the woman suffrage movement, Dr. Walker was out ot sympathy with the methods ot some of her slater-workers. 'Women will"' get suffrage Just as soon as they stop making loom of themselves," she declared recently with considerable vigor. "They've got to stop talking so much and do some work. These everlasting am endments will never get them their rights. - They want to state what they want and stick to it." Paris, Feb. 22. Premier Clemen ceau is somewhat fatigued and .will receive no one today, according to his physician who made an examina tion bt his wounds. The premier Is apparently over exerted from yester day's endeavors. . FORECAST FOR THE PERIOD OF FEBRUARY 24 TO MARCH Washington, Feb. . 22. Pacific Coast States: - Frequent rains over northern portion and, generally fair weather over southern portion, with nearly normal temperatures. HOUSE GIVES MSON PIER TO BUY WHEAT BILL PROVIDES FOR GOVERN MENT TO MAKE GOOD ITS '' PROMISE TO FARMERS TO SELL AT Daiili;U Sends Greetings to President. Northwest Parka Looked After. Plan for Next Loan Washington, Feb. 22. The house has passed the wheat guarantee bill authorizing the president to buy wheat at the government guaranteed prle and dispose ot it at market prices. The measure was passed by vote ot 277 to 15. Washington, Feb. 22. Secretary Daniels transmitted telephonic greetings to President Wilson by naval radio today. The secretary's voice carried to the transport, nearly 800 miles off the Atlantic coast. The reply from the president came by or dinary radio, as the ship waa not equipped for telephonic 'transmis sion. Portland, Ore., 'Feb. 22. Word from Washington, D. C, said that all the northwest parks were well eared for in appropriations for the support and maintenance in the sun dry items bill Just reported, to the house. Crater Lake park. receives almost the total sum asked by the Interior department and enough tor all requirements aa roads construc tion Is practically finished and the army engineers have turned the work over to the park management, Washington, Feb. 22. The house ways and means committee are com pleting legislation for the next liber ty loan and approved the provision for continuing the war finance cor poration with authority to aid export trade where financing cannot be ar ranged through private sources. "DAYLIGHT SAVING" BILL OPPOSED BY THE FARMERS Washington, Feb. 22. After ad ding an amendment tor the repeal ot the daylight saving act, the senate agricultural committee today order ed favorably reported the $31,000,- 000 annual agricultural appropria tion bill, with committee amend ments approximating $5,000,000. The daylight saving amendment was proposed by Chairman Gore and was adopted by unanimous vote Chairman Lever ot the house agrl cultural committee today Introduced similar bill. Steps to repeal the act, which ad vances the nation's clocks an hour from the last of March to October, were said to have resulted from pro tests made by farmers' organiza tions. The senate committee Increased by$S,oT)(J,J0O" the house appropria tion for agricultural extension work, which, If finally adopted, would make available for this work about $16,000,000. YAQUI INDIANS AND HANS BATTLE Noglas, Ariz., Feb. 22. Two san guinary battle, between Mexican sol diers and Yaqula Indtans have oc curred near Nogalea lately. Twenty Mexicans are known ' to have been killed In the last engagement. The number ot Yaquls slain cannot , be given. Apprehension is felt for the safe ty ot 60 American business men who left for Matatlan .and -other ' west coast points on a trade encouraging excursion. OtIIOH GOUNTY HAS MUNICH IN GRIP RAIStDJER OUOTA! op REBELS WHO 'Mtlemen and Rankers' Boosting for Big Sale Pavilion to Be Dalit at Portland F. S. Bramwell, president of the local Chamber ot Commerce, has re ceived the following telegram from M. Plummer, of La Grande, Ore., In regard to raising $250,000 to erect a sales pavilion at Portland Inj which to hold the Pacific Interna tional Livestock Exposition: j "At a meeting of the Union Coun ty Livestock association at La Grande today, $5,000, which was $500 over this county's quota, was subscribed by ten leading livestock men and bankers In five minutes. This was one of the greatest expres sions of confidence ever given in the state of Oregon. Watch Sunday's Oregonlan and the Sunday Journal, and give .this to your dally and weekly newspapers." The. drive for raising this money 111 be held by the stockmen of Ore gon during the week of February 24 to March 1. The state is to raise $125,000 and the city of Portland is to match the amount dollar for dollar. The amount . designated for Josephine county is $1,000, for Jack son, $4,000, and Douglas, $5,000. DISCHARGE BUTTON TO BE GIVEN TO ALL YANKS Washington, Feb. 22. The "hon orable discharge" emblem to be is sued by the war department to sol diers leaving the army will be a bronze lapel button somewhat sim ilar to that of the G. A. R. It waa announced that a design had been selected from 15 models submitted by American artists and sculptors. 23 T BI .8EBEVL ITALIAN WAR CROSS New York, Feb. 22. Twenty- three Americans who were with the Italian army during the memorable offensive In the Monte Grappa sec tor, from October 24 to November 3, have received the decoration of the Italian War Cross. The group comprised the entire Y. M. C. A. staff attached with the Fourth Italian army. They were posted at a field dressing station and were under almost constant shell fire during this period. It is said to be the largest company of civilian's decorated at a single time In the war. WASHINGTON CLAIMS Pullman, Wash., Feb. 22 A world champion laying hen and three pens of ail-American champions were re velled by the all-northwest egg-laying contest of the Washington State college during the last year, accord ing to announcement of Professor R. V. Mitchell, head of the poultry de partment at the college. This is revealed, Professor Mitchell said, by the results of . the egg-laying con tests recently closed in many states The present world's egg-laying champion, according to Professor Mitchell, is rather a scrubby-looking White Leghorn bred by D. Tancred of Kent, Wash. The champion pen Is declared to be the property ot Paul Towne of Tekoa, Wash.,- and consists of five White Leghorns, rney are credited with 1,261 eggs In 365 days. " The second place la held by a pen of . Barred Rocks, owned by James Dryden ot the Oregon Agricultural college. They averaged 251-6 eggs each In a year. Five Rhode Island Whites from the flock ot F," W.' Frederick, ot Cassldy, B. C. Is given third place In the pen competition, with 1,190 eggs In 865 days. ROB AND KTLL 10,000 WORKMEN JOIN MOBS IS CENTER OF CITY WHICH IB IN STATE OF WAR HERFt ALTER KILLED BY "AVENGER Waa Bitter Enemy of Kurt Eisner. Bavaria Declared Soviet Govern ment by Sailors and Workmen London, Feb. 22. Trouble at Mu nich became more severe yesterday, when 10,000 workmen from the sub urbs marched to the center of the town where violent firing was heard. Mobs are reported to be" plunder ing shops and the city la virtually In a state of civil war. An attempt was made to kill Herr Auer, the Bavarian secretary ot the interior. This is Interpreted as an act of revenge tor the killing of Kurt Eisner. They were bitter opponents. The bullet grazed Auer's heart, bnt he Is still alive. Copenhagen, Feb. 22. A Munich dispatch says that .Herr Auer,. min ister of the interior, has died of his wounds. Deputy Svelller fired the shots which killed him and Deputy Oesel, the dispatch' states.' Berlin, Feb. 22. The Tosslsche Zeltung says Bavaria last night waa ; declared a soviet republic by the workmen's- and soldiers' council ' at , Munich. " PUEBLO ARRIVES WITH 1,500 AMERICAN TROOPS New York, Feb. 22. The cruiser Pueblo arrived today from Brest, France, with 1,500 troops, including companies M and L and parts of company D, also a medical detach ment of the 162nd Infantry, former ly the old Third Oregon. . RiSH WILL APPEAL TO PEACE CONFERENCE Dublin, Jan. 31 (Correspondence ot the Associated Press.) Captain Stephen L. Gwynn, former national ist member of parliament, now chairman of the executive commit tee of the Irish center party, and several Irish nationalist officers who served In the war, have sent an ap peal to Premier Lloyd George to Kuhmit -the Irish question - to the peace conference. Captain Gwynn was active in the voluntary recruiting movement In Ireland In the latter part ot the war when it was feared that conscription would be imposed upon Ireland. In a letter to the premier, Cap tain Gwynn. and his associates say that the problem of Ireland could -not be better described than In the Lwords ot President Potncare In out lining the. task of the peace confer ence as being "to remake the map of the world and respect the rights ot nations, small and great, to dis pose of themselves." By these terms, asserts Captatu Gwynn and his fellow officers, "the peace conference Is Indicated as the bar before which Ireland's claim should be heard and Judged." . : . ALLIES TO KEEP ARMY ' -f f UNTIL GERMANY PAYS Paris, Feb. 22. The L'ln- translgeant announces that It hears, that an Inter-allied army f will soon be formed to keep the f field until Germany makes com- plete financial settlement. This army, according to that newspaper, would include 650, 000 French. 450,000 " Amerl- cans, 350,000 British and 100,-.. f 000 Belgians. , f