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' ' oik. !. 1.1 ., ,(, II I. , MILITARISTS SCHEMING TO REGAIN POWER officers ok out muiool h.ii TO HIVE WHIP 1I.XI AXD WAXT KAISEIt HACK !E1 fOR "GOOD OLD TIMES' IOniH'ror Think., (h-mutti Errrd V hi ii They Hit Him A.M Hint t HuMixwIon of ArinHIco HiihiiI, Fob. 27. The monarchists Of Germany are contemplating no early roup !' otul. Is the opinion of om of (ha Merlin correspondent. They nay the old officer clans hui boon gradually getting the whip hand since January 13 and now holds the government In It power. It la Intended to rout ore the old or der. These mllltnrlHtit are audi to bo loyal to the emperor and are laid to be storing munltlona In tholr homes for emergency. The kaiser's nssor tlon yesterday that "Germany will aoon repent for having overthrown his monarch" would seem to trinKthcn the belief that the mlll tarlata are planning n, surprise. Geneva. Feb. 27. Swiss newspa pers hjave a P.erlln dispatch saying that owing to the sudden suspension of the armistice negotiations the f?rman commission left Spa for Tter lln. The reason -for the suspension la not given, and it Is believed to be uspended only temporarily as there has been no Intimation of a crista. London, Feb. 17. Lloyd George declared today that the blockade of Germany could not be raised until Germany had signed the peace treat making war Impossible. L Borne of the prominent business men of the state have asked the State Chamber of Commerce to meet within a few days and assist in fath ering a plan to organizo a $50,000, 000 corporation to build woodon ships on the western coast. F. S. Bramwell, president of the local Chamber of Commorce, 1ms been no tified of the proposed mooting and will endoavor to make arrangements to attend the meeting which will probably be held at Portland. The date for the meeting has not yet been announced. It is evident that the business men of Oregon do not In tend to 11 A down and wait- for bus iness .to come to them, but intend to awake and, go out after It. JOSEPH! RAISES " ; $1204 OF IR QUOTA Reports received by E. L. Cobnrn, chairman of relief work campaign, show a total of $1,204.07 subscribed. All of the districts are showing good Work. .School district No. 12. I'lcUol Crock and Ferry, with a quota .if $10, raised $29.25; while school dis trict No. 27. Wolf Creok, with n ' quota of $35 ralsod $75; and school district No. 11, Joroine Prairie, with a quota of $30 rataed $4,1. Grants Pans has raised approxi mately $700 of their $750 quota, hut the city has not been completely can vassed. The East school raised $20.60, while the High school raised $5.8. 65. The High school ts 100 per cent, ns every student and tokchor- contributed. P1EZ WOULD STOP DELAY AND PARLEY Itcfuiwx liirriMixfil I 'ay Over War Time KcjiIii nml Give lt Word ' to Hlilpyanl. Htriken Washington, Feb. , 27. Labor aKreements between shipyard op erators und employes, made by the shipping board's adjustment commis sion during ' the wur and expiring March 31, will be suporcedod by a system designed to "stop hampering the yards and coddling the men," Charles Plez, director general of the emergency fleet corporation so,ld to day. The government does not In tend, he added, to yield to any of the demands for Increases In , pay over war-time scales, which have been the cause of strikes In Rcattle and San Francisco and threaten a strike at Hog Island. "I have told the boys that an end comes to every pie," said Dlroctor Pies, "and that the last piece Is on the plate now. Any Increases In ship construction costs from now on will bo met by the cancellation of ship contracts. We are down to the last of the margin on all appropriations and we don't Intend to finish out our commitments' by leaving the half- built hulls sticking up In the air In the yards. "Wo had to do a good many things during the war," he continued, "and the result or the Mary adjustment board waa to re-establish a horizontal scsle all over the United States. Now we Intend to adjust the government's 7artlcpatlon In the management and financing of shipyards. Wage scales will be determined by district boards, so far as possible, with the govern ment as a factor In organising them. "In the meantime, strikers who break tbt Macy board agreement and ask for more pay will not be dealt with until they come back to work, ir I have anything to say. There Isn't much use In collective bargain ing If the bargain Is to be kept when It suit the men and broken when It doesn't. "The United States will not long continue to build ships at f 600 a ton when they are being turned out on the Clyde ror $140. It Isn't that I don't want to puy high wages. I do. to the men who cab. earn them. We've got a lot or men In the yards who can't and won't. The effect or the horizontal wage scale has been had rrom every' point of view, but Its chief bad result is measured in the Increased cost of ships. We want high wages for the men and high output for both yards and men. That is our chance to reduce costs." HOW TO CONTROL , THE OMOX Til HI PS The oniou thrips is an Insect so small that it is almost. Invisible to the unaided eye, but it Is proline, aud the most serious menace to the onlon-growlng Industry of this coun try. It causes an annual loss to this crop alone estimated by specialists of the United States dopartaient of agriculture to be at least $2,250,000. Though the insect has a pufticular liking for onions, it preys upon other garden and truck dropa, such as cab bage, cauliflower, cucumbers and melons, and also has a ravenous ap petite for greenhouse and many or namental plants, particularly roses. To aid growers in identifying this Insect and preventing the losses for which it Js- responsible, Farmers' Bulletin 1007, "Control of Onion Thrips," has recently been publish ed by the U. S. department of agri culture. ENII Port Orford, Ore., Feb. 27. A ships cabin bearing the name "George Loomls" waa found on the beach here. It 1b believed to be the first definite Indication tlinV the oil tanker last seen in a heavy storm off the Oregon coast .soveral weeks .i.?u sank with all on board. GRAMS I'AHH, JONEPHINE COUNTY, LEGISLATORS ilOt HE PAUSES MEAHl'RK TO CARE FOK DELINQl'EXT CII1L. DKEN, GIVING MHM) POSTPQHE MALHEUR LAKE BILL Senate Concurs in House Minor Amendment, to the 83,000,000 ' Itacoiuitnu'Uon Hill Salem, Ore., Feb. 27. Plana to adjourn the legislature last night fulled, but It is expected that an adjournment will be made today. The house passed the measure creating a commission to care for de linquent and dependent children, ap propriating $6,000 for the purpose. The senate concurred In the house minor amendments to the $5,000, 000 reconstruction bond bill. The senate indefinitely postponed the bill relinquishing Malheur lake to the government for a bird pre serve. The bill by Mrs. Thompson, to regulate livestock running at large, by county vote, was killed In the senate. Salem, Ore., Feb. 27. A fight on the lieutenant-governor resolution Is waging In the senate. PORTLAND PROITCRTY MARKS A It KM A RKAI1LE GROWTH Portland, Ore., Feb. 27. From 1899 to 1918 the valuation of pro perty In Portland has increased from $28,570,892 to $305,200,640, accord ing to a report compiled in the office of Henry E. Reed, county assessor. $3,000,000 AFFAIR Louisville. Ky.t Feb. 26. A cor poration with a capitalization of $3,000,000 to be known as the Ken tucky Jockey Club is to be formed to take over the four Kentucky rac ing plants, Latonla, Lexington, Doug las Park and Churchill Downs, up on which options were recently tak en by a syndicate of Kentucky horse' men. In the announcement, it Is de clared that among the objects sought In the consolidation Is the placing at racing on a higher plane In the state, and the belief is Indicated, that this can best be done by widely scattering the stock among breedrs and racers of thoroughbred horses themselves. The capitalization will be divided into $1,000,000 of preferred stock and $2,000,000 of common stock. POOH VIAVK FOB NEWLYWEIW TO SET VP HOUSEKEEPING New York, Feb. 27. Be glad you don't live In Turkey. A Red Cross man writes that eggs in Constantly ople are 30 cents apiece. They're not passed by the censor, either. Bread ts 80 cents a loaf, milk 90 cents a pint, butter $4 a pound and sugar $2 a pound. Imagine feeding a flock of wives at those prices. Two army ' officers, says the Red Cross man, stopped over night at a hotel and had to pay $235 tor lodging, breakfast and dlnnea. Wonder what they had to give the hat boy? IIAPGOOD NOMINATED - MINISTER TO DENMARK Washington, Feb. 27. Normal Hapgood of New York haa been nom inated as minister to Denmark, suc ceeding Dr. Maurlce Egan, who has resigned due to poor health. HLILD llf! BUT MAY QUIT TODAY OREGON, Till RH DAY, HvlSIll AHV WILSON WILL ' SPEAK ON EKE OF DEPARTURE GREAT PEACE LEAGUE MEETING PLANNED AT XKW, YORK. TAFT'WILL UK Til Kit K PALMER NEW ATTORNEY GENERAL President, Carrying lrne Flog, Lend Parade in Honor of lie turning Soldiers Washington, Feb. '27. President Wilson has accepted an Invitation to speak at New York next Tuesday nigbt on the eve or his' sailing ror France. Tbe meeting will be one or the various societies to form a league of nations. Former President Taft is expected to speak at the same meeting. Washington, Feb. 27. A. Mitchell Palmer has been nominated by Pres ident Wilson to be attorney general. His resignation as alien property custodian has not been announced and no intimation Is given out who may succeed him In that office. Mr. Palmer will probably take his new office on March 4, on. which date Mr. Gregory has asked to be retired. Washington, Feb. 27. President Wilson, marching with swinging stride and shouldering a big flag, led the parade down Pennsylvania ave nue In honor of the . returning sol diers. - Army airplanes and derlg-H ibles hovered overhead. An army captive balloon broke away from Its moorings and awept over the city and landed nine miles away. Pilot Lieutenant McMllland la believed to have Jumped from the parachute.' j ONLY THE REGULARS TO BE KEPT OVERSEAS Washington, Feb. 27. General Pershing notified the war depart ment today that "divisions now In the American expeditionary forces excepting those with regular army designations" would be returned to the United States In the order of the arrival of their respective divisional headquarters in France. This was Interpreted as meaning that all di visions except the First, Second, Third. Fourth, Fifth, Sixth and Seventh would be returne'd aa ship ping was available. Combat troops not assigned to di visions will be returned in the order in which their services can be spared and a similar policy has been adopt ed regarding service of supply troops except that as far as possible these also would be returned in the order of arrival in France. General Pershing said he estimat ed the movement of troops, based on tonnage known to be available and on the German shipping soon to be come available, as follows: March, 212,000; April, 221,000; May, 248,000; June. 207.000. The general said , that based on thoBe estimates divisions would be returned in the .following order: March: 27th, SOth, 85th, 37th ond 91st. April: 2Gth, 83rd, 82nd, 35th and 42nd: May: 32nd, 28th, 33rd, 80th and 78th. June: 89th, 90th and 79th. PRINCESS- PATRICIA MARRIED London, Feb. 27. Princess Pat ricia of Connaught and Commander Alexander R. M. Ramsey were mar ried at Westminister Abbey today OLEMENCEAU AT WORK i Paris, Feb. 27. Premier Clemen ceau resumed his Official duties to day. . 27, 1010 i Improved Control of Animal Disease Give .Wurance of a Brighter Future for That Industry Washington, Feb. 27. "Recent results In the control of animal diseases give a vision of a new say In which the American stock raiser, freed from tbe ravages of some of his foes and with others brought under subjection, can pursue ' his calling in greater security and in crease his contributions toward sup plying the growing needs . of the world." That Is the encouraging outlook for 'American farmers In righting an annual preventable disease loss of $175,000,000, aa described today by Dr. J. R. Mohler, chief' of the bnrean of animal Industry, U. S. department of agriculture, before the agricul tural committee of the American Bankers' association. After expressing appreciation tor tbe help of American bankers and other business men in fighting ani mal diseases. Dr. Mohler said: "Through the Joint efforts or federal and state agencies and of stockmen generally, spurred on by the unusual requirements of the present, we are pressing more vigorously than ever before our assaults against enemies that have too long preyed on our flocks and herds." "The most striking example of what has been and what may be ac complished in the systematic stamp ing out of animal diseases is tbe cam paign for the eradication of the southern cattle ticks," he said. In a little more than 10 years the area infested by these parasites, has been reduced Iron 718,565 to 270.036 square miles, the area freed from ticks amounting tov458,529 square mllesor 63 per cent of the whole. Ticks are charged with direct losses calculated at $40,000,000 annually and with far greater losses Indirect ly. "Hog cholera doubtless haa caused heavier losses than any other single disease," declare the federal official. The annual loss varies from year to year, but has been "estimated to average $40,000,000. The country wide death rate from hog cholera In 1917 was but 42 to the thousand. the lowest In 35 years and a wonder ful contrast to the 144 to the thou sand in 1897 and the 118 to the thousand In 1914. It would be a mistake, however. to suppose that these results herald the immediate extinction of hog cholera." said Dr. Mohler. "The Immensity of -the problem Is such that It can be attacked successfully only when the states and local or ganizations are In a position to co operate with the federal government. The first and most Important steps have been taken already and the rest appears to be largely a matter of time and education." "I .WONT WORKS" ROUNDED CP AT PORTLAND TODAY Portland, Cjre., Feb. 27. Twenty- two members of the I. W. W. are un der' arrest today following a raid on the I. W. W. hall here yesterday af ternoon by federal, city and county authorities. A large quantity of literature and posters was seized. Of the 22 arrest ed, rive are foreigners. Proceedings will be started for their deportation, The others are charged with vag rancy. ALLIES REPULSE REDS 10 SUFFER HEAVILY ,' Archangel, Feb. 27. Bolshevik troops on Monday attempted a coun ter attack against newly gained al lied positions on the Murmansk, front but were repulsed, losing heavily The Bolsheviks used an armored train in their ineffectual attempt. mm DAW ! G FORTHESTOCKMEN WHOLE XUMIIER 20O8, LAW MAKERS MUST WAIT FOR PRES. WILSON INFORMS SENATORS THERE WILL BE XO EXTRA SESSION UNTIL HE RETURNS BELIEVES LEAGUE INEVITABLE Says if Republican Defeat Victory Loam Bill They Alone Will Be Responsible for Failure Washington, Feb. 27. President Wilson- in conferring with senators reiterated bis determination to not call congress into extraordinary ses sion until be returned from France again. He said that If the republi cans defeated the Victory loan bill to force an early session they alone would be responsible for the failure. Regardless of the attitude of the senate the president said there would be 'no session of congress until his return. He said the success of the league of nations plan was inevit able. Washington, Feb. 27. President Wilson told members of the congres sional foreign relations committees that unless the United States enter-- ed the league of nations the league would fall and - chaoe and turmoil beyond description would result in Europe. Views of republican mem bers opposing the league constltu- - tion as reported to the peace confer ence apparently were not changed by the long ; dinner conference with President Wilson at the White House. This opinion was expressed by both democratic and republican senators. President Wilson denied that the league plan would Interfere with the Monroe doctrine, declaring that the doctrine would be guaranteed by all the member powers in the world so ciety. LAND GRAiNT ;REVERTS TO U.S.' GOVERNMENT Washington, Feb. 27. The Sln- nott bill revesting title In the federal government to 93,000 acres of land In IJouglas and Cooa counties, Ore gon, known as the Coos Bay wagon road land grant, became a law to day with the signature of President Wilson. . E TAKES PLACE MAR. 15 Santa Monica, Cal., Feb. 27. The Santa Monica road race, in former years a noted event in the automo bile world,, will again take its place in the sports of the southland on ' March 15 when a field of cars, ex pected to Include two score entrants, will leave the mark tor 33 trips around a 7.6 miles course, or a total distance of 250 miles. A temporary grandstand to seat 10,000 persons has ben ordered. The race has been sanctioned by the Am erican Automobile association, and will be managed by a committee from the Motor Car Dealers assocla- Hon or Los Angeles. Entry blanks have been sent from New York by the A. A. A. and pending their re ceipt no announcement of entrants will be made. It was said for the race committee, however, that 16 noted drivers have already announc ed their Intention of competing, and that Ralph De Pal ma will be on hand with a special, car of .noted, make.