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"'" " ill ' VOI IX., No. lit. GRANTS PASS, JOSEPHINE COUNTY, OREGON, MONDAY, MARCH 31, 110. WHOLE NUMBER 2620. GOVERNOR HI HBP BUSINESS GET FOOTING MA KINO . VI" KKCONHTIU CTIO.N COMMISSION I'llKI'AllATOItY T IIKLPrXG HOLDIIOltH T EACHNGTH HUN i'r lAMiX HwonHtrurtlii Mcnuui-es Wilt lkvpli Into lU-ul Exlitte lkmlN -McNnry Mukt-e Inquiry Salem, Ore.. March SI. Goyornor Glcott ha annuuitred that hl( ad ministration will back Industrial do velopmeiit and help promote what evor can bo donti lo gi't 'constructive enterprises thut employ labor upon tholr feci. He la raplttly maklug up reconstruction commissions and Kt ttng uiuclilnory moving for omploy m u lit. of reluming soldiers, sailors aud murines ami all unemployed lab or. Of course, everything dopouds ou I lis special oleclion Juno 3, whoth or Iho big I5.UU0.U0U bond luauo and pedal toad legislation ami public improvements program goes through or not. But all will ha lu roudlness to push work ou all line If votera act favorably on bills passed by the legislature and placed on tho ballot. Chas. II. Oram, who waa tor 10 year deputy commissioner, liaa dis closed hla Idous on alato Induatrlal ' uollcia and voluntary mediation of lttlmr controversies. "1 have hold" a card In labor unlona Tor 30 yearn au Mr. Cram, but 1 am convlucod that only by closest cooperation be tween labor and capital, or employer and employua, can our country aee the greatest prosperity nd keep oft the rocks for tho nuxt two yara. E HOW TO BE POLITE toininy AlkliiM Finds It Slow Hut l;nJ.)iil.lo Job Those Who "Tip" Ut'Ucvetl Wealthy I-ondon. March 80. The emotion and lmprwwlons of British playing the part ot coutiuorora In Cormany appear lo differ widely. '"I find that I am getting the babll of not looking people straight In the face." wrltea a correapondent ot tho Manchester Guardian ut Cobl'enx. "There Is a kind of four of something which la Juit 'behind their eyea. When a man looka at mo acroM tho table In one of the eafuf I have to look away, aDd tho only reusoon 1 can think of for thla la because I have won and ho baa IohI. ,1 am afraid of him be dime he Is helplot and cannot' hurt me. .Muuy people think that they would not fuel like thla. but thoy would." Another oolnt of view la given by a correspondent of the Went minuter Gazette at Colonge. "The llnnaliiva ua dearly." he wrlloa, "be cause wo save them from themaelvea. Aliio they, think ua wealthy because we tip waltera. Every lime I ko to the municipal hatha there la a crowd of Huns walllnK. und t always go in t'ront of them. Make them fur I.iub. but If they would give the at tendunt half a mark I dareairjf wouldn't happen onlosa I did as I saw a proper 'Bulrusfather gorbllm ey'do. Aa a Hun was going Into vacant bathroom he flushed In front with Indescribable 'contempt and saiu: . i "Kre, 'oo won the bloody wnr?" "tt does them good occasionally to push them, off the pavement. and wliut fills them with surprise more than anvUilna else Is to pull them up by tho ear In a tram and let woman have their seat." Lower California, Where Jum Arc IhJlrvrd to Have ConqcMini Is llone of Contention lioth aides are ontltlcd to their rights. 1 want to see labor well paid, but bo fore labor can be paid any wag tho Industries' must make tho money to Day them with." Governor Olcott bus atnrtod In to out the Oregon National Guard sol l.llv on its feet for the now poaca or tiy appointing Col. John U May .ad-, Julunt general to succeed tumoral Heelia. who Boes on tho rotlred list. There Is some atlr at the atuto cap ital over the proposod trip of Pres ident Kerr of the Oregon Agricultural college. He la to bo gone six weeka In the east to consult with other In stitutions as to the needa tor more courses In engineering and commer cial work at the Corvallla college. The grange and other farm organisa tions have felt restless for aome years t the growing tendency to profes sionalism In the state farmers col lege, Thedalry Industry Is declin ing and tho state is not making pro gress in soil cultivation that It should and while Oregon get very little lm- mlarailon In tho line of agricultural labor, the number of young men who are leaving the farms and entering the professional classes is rapidly In croaaliiK. A census of occupations (Continued on' page I.) MMtltffllHB Mt ilH Si N DE 1 IS II 0 F THE JAPANESE IMKIUCAX KMHAKKY AT MEXICO CITY IXKTItUCTKD TO GKT ' INFORMATION . GERMANS TOLD IINIHG INTERESTS Allll GREATLY WHKD TO STAY OUT OF MEN O. tt. HlaiK hard, of Bureau of Mines, Mukes Interesting Address Hoad Improvement Is Assured r. NO nUM)DMHED YKT, HUT ISUV CATIONS I'OI N'T TO CLASH IS XKAK FUTURE RUMOR mm MOBILIZING F m mm III ADVANCE BOCH E Washington, Mar. 31. The Amer lean embassy at Mexico City has boon instructed to make inquiries concerning the re-port that the Mex can government baa granted grl- cultvral concessions' to the Japanese In liower California and roport the facta quickly. San Francisco, Mar. SI. Senator I'helan announced toduy that he will urge on the floor of congress that direct diplomatic representatmns to Mexico and Japan 'be made to pre vent the establishment of land grants to tho Japanese within Mexican bor ders because of "their military and IndUHtrlal menace." The senator said that Mexico was within 1ior rights but her ct would create a "Little Japan" right on our bordors. . AMF.IUCANS HF.AT TOMMV ATKINS AS VKll I'SCAL Christianla, Mar. 29. The British legation here recently challenged the American legation to a six mile.sk! race, and ten members ot each or ganlzation took irt in the contest. The Americana won with 37 points against .18 for the English. At the Chamber .of Commerce luncheon held at the Josephine hotel today noon O. S. Blanchard, who has Just returned from Portland where he spent the past week or 10 days on private andpubllc business, gave an encouraging report on a number of matters -which affect Josephine county. Mr. Blanchard says Port land Is beginning to think in the Hungarians Take 3RO French I'rls- terms of the state of Oregon instead omnt. hut Promise to Release of simply the city of Portland. He Them I'pon Demand attended several meetings ot the bureau of mines, of which he is a member, and he reports an unusual Berlin. Mar. 31. The diplomatic interest being taken In the develop- agent of the German government at raent of mining In this section. Par- Budapest has advised that all Ger- "ally tnrougn bis .efforts josepnine mans leave Hungary. county secures me use oi tne uureau of mines automobile truck on wnicb Paris. Mar. 31. A small force of mounted a complete ore sampling French troops stationed In the neu- plant, which will enable every pros- tral Xone between Hungary and Uou- pecior or mine owner w uve cum mania has been taken by Hungarian plete and reliable report made on troops. 350 French being taken prls- any ore. A-resident engineer con- oner, according to an official report nected with the bureau of mines received here. On demand of the will also be located in this county French general, release of the permanently. French prisoners has been promised A geological survey will tnis sea h the Hiinuarians. Greatly disturb- son be made of the .Marble Halls of ed conditions are reported to exist Oregon. This will amount practic In Hungary. I ally to an exploration of tne entire cavern, and probably tne discovery Basel. Mar. 31. The Hungarian or otner cnamuera government is reported fo have sent The bureau of mines, througn the an ultimatum to the C7.echo-fllo- recent appropriation ot $50,000 by vak irovornment because ot concen- the legislature, will be able to lnves tratlon of Crecho-Slovak troops and tlgate possible oil and iron deposits, the rumor that there will be a gen- as well aa all minerals. oral mobilization in Bohemia short- Mr. Blonohard also spoKe oi me ly road work, having had assurances from members oi Ina slate nignway FOHIX'AST 5IAROH 31 TO APRIL 8 1 commission that the work on " the Crescent Oily road would not stop Washington, Alar. 29. Pacific Coast States: Fair in southern' and occasional rain in northern portion; normal temperature. E1IEKT GOVERNMENT DISSATIS FIED AND WILL STICK FOR PRESIDENT'S 14 POINTS Endeavor to Expedite Final Proceed ings, Which French Believe Will Be Reached This Week London, Mar. '31. The Evening N'ewa says it understands, reliable information has been -received in London that in case the German delegates refuse to sign the peace treaty, General Foch has authority to order a general advance of the allied armies along the Rhine. London, Mar. 31. The depart ment of the German foreign office having charge of peace negotiations has reached a decision as to the at titude toward negotiations, a Ger man wireless message says. The de partment has decided that the Ger man government should act only in accordance with President Wilson's 14 points, . - ' DtSOUE TELLS OF SPRUCE PRODUCTION liuiifnx. Nctviu S.otiar Mar. 31.- The L'nltod Slates supply slilp Cul xoa. wllh 103" returning troops aboard, all casuals, is reported in dis tress off New York, a wireless mes sage says. ' The wiroless aay the vessol was hove to In a strong northeast wind In a rough sea, and stated that tho vessel was capable ot making six knots tf the weakher moderated. The hip's circulating pump is out of commission. She sailed from Brest on March 5. -',..' nLLIESTOIIElPl HAKE GOOD DEAD LOSS DELAYED GETS APIS ANDSCAB MORE OF 91S1 HAVE LANDED AT NEW Y New York. uMar. 81. With over 3,000 officers und men of the 91st division from Oregon, Washington, California nd other Northwest UtM aboard, the steamship Slboney arrived here today from St. Nazaire manor mcOiiath LEAVES Ptll MAKER Tacoma, Wash., Mar." 81. Bishop Joseph McOrath loft here today to assume Ills duties as bishop ot Bauer, Oreson diocese. A farewell recep tlon was given Mm at St. Patrick.1 church over iwhlon he hat been pas tor for 12 years. Oregon Agricultural' College, Cor vallla, Mar. 31. Injury to uregon apple orchards by green and rosy aiihlds may be expected again this year, cautions Frank H. Lathrop, deportment of entomology. He bnses his probability , on the number of aphlds hatching as the buds open. The delayed dormant spray for the destruction of these pests, as vnll as for the control of scale and cer tain ftyigus diseases, will Boon be due," he says. "Use commercial llme-siil'pliur solution, I to 8 with the addition of throenfourths pint of Blackloaf Forty to each 100 'gallons of the mixture. The applicfttlcn should be made aa soon aa the leaves prijeot from one-half to five-eights of an inch beyond the bud scales, whWh will be within the next two weeks In most districts. "In spraying on a small scale three-fourths teaspoon ful of Black leaf Forty may be added, to eaoh gallon of the dilute lime-sulphur spray." Portland. Ore., March 31, A state ment covering operations and costs of the Spruce Production Division Vas miule public today by Col. Brlce P. Dlsque, Just prior to his relin quishment of the division ena re signing as president of the spruce production corporation. General Dlsque tells In detail of the develop ment aJid organisation of the Division which was Jo lnoreaee the monthly production of material from 3,000.- 000 to 10,000,000 feet at once. The principal reasons-for forming the corporation, as given by Col. Dlsque. were: First 'About 65 per cent of the production of aircraft lumber was niifwnted to Great Britain, France and Italy and It seemed only equlta hie that they should bear that part of the .expense necessary to build the mills und railroads required. Socond We were actually carry- wlth the Improvement of Hayes hill especially as California has appro priated a big sum tor a road from Crescent City to the Josephine coun ty line. ' County Agent Thompson re-ported that a soil survey of Josephine coun ty had been ordered , and would be made this 'season. He also spoke of the registered- stock whichhad Just been purchased by local people, and the amount of high grade stock shipped in to replace the canners which have been. shipped out. The .next luncheon will be held next Monday at the Chameer , of Commerce rooms. Following the luncheon President Braanwell called a meeting of the dl rectors for the purpose of arranging a reception for the returning sol diers and sailors, but Inasmuch as the Red Cross has a committee ap pointed for that purpose no action was taken, although the move had Paris, 'Mar. St. Premier Lloyd George and President Wilson con ferred today before the Vouneil ot tour iuet. It is understood that the purpose ot their meeting was to ex- . pedite the peace proceedings. The French -paper y 14 i quite likely that the final decision will be reach ed this week. Dwelling on the . French claims, they say that these are just, legitimate and absolutely necessary to the safety- ot France . and. the "rest of the -world. - ' ' gfoing to include in -their cost ac counting every legitimate Item, and that meant rent, stationery, tele- hone, officers and soldiers' pay and oubaistence, as well as transportation and purchase ot all stumpage, ma terials, equipment and rights ot way, and hire of labor. Tbe entire expenditures of the sig nal corpa, U. 8. army, spruce pro duction division end the U. S. spruce producUon corporation, from the be- LnXy enaorgement. gining oi apermiuuB ing April i, wuiiwi o vjl, I4VIla nux-ivM 000. The total footage of aircraft HGENK DEBS DEME1) lumber produced, shipped and paid for by the signal corps spruce produc tion division and V. S. spruce produc tion corporation was 143,000,000 feet. Therefore, if we assume that the corporation has no assets whatever, the 143,00000 feet of aircraft lum ber cost $318 per thoysand and such A Fl'RTHER HEARING Washington, Mar. 31. Eugene V, Debs' application for a re-hearlng on esDlonaxe conviction has been de nted by the supreme court. Ing on a great industrial enterprise a pr)ce contemplates a complete am- and required the freedom oi action ortjjation of every capital expendi-i usually found In a business concern (Ure ana expense Item Involved in and almost impossible under war de- 0UP operations. partment regulations. However, the corporation has on We provided In this iway tor our j,an(j today tangible and salable as- allles to assist In the capital expend!- sta which, - estimated at approxl tures before they were maderather mately 40 per cent ot their cost, are than doing it after development, worth $8,000,000. Deducting this through paying for lumber," the sales $8,000,000 from the total expend! price of which included amortisation ture of $45,500,000 we have an ex- of capital expenditures on a basis of penditure of , $37,500,000 for the complete amortisation In ten months 143,000,000 feet, at a resulting cost after completion. per thousand of $262. Because of the importance ot the. Todate the corporation has sold lumber Industry in the Pacltlo North- approximately $2,000,000 of these as. west there baa been a great volume gets and has averaged near 80 per of discussion regarding the opera- cent ot 'their total cost price. There- ttona and coats of this organization, fore, It would appear that my est! Most ot it baa come from people to- mate ot $8,000,000 worth of assets tally Ignorant of our problems, our or approximately 40 per cent ot the NO STRIKE ON BEHALF OF THOMAS I. methods, or other facta. It is appropriate, therefore, to re fer to the quantity of production and the cost of same in this summary. The accountants of this organisation have'bad Instructions from the .De- cost price, would be very conserve tlve. . - - ' ' In all of our operations It has been provided that the allied governments (Continued on Pag- -' Indianapolis, Ind., Mar. 3i. The United ,Mlne Workers of America will not participate in any general strike on July 4th in behalt Thomas Mooney, It Is announced The strike call was unauthorized Seattle, Wash., Mar. 31. Ship yard workers here today voted over whelmingly against going on strike April 1 for higher wages. HOUSANDS VISIT T JUDGE ORDERS CORN - ' ' PRODUCTS CO. DISSOLVED New York, Mar. ' 31. Federal Judge Hand, has ordered a dissolu tion of tbe Corn Products Company, vr.tit.tl, M tlal all K f iYtMA nf 1.. 1 manufacturing plants to competitors (before 1921.- The victory train of war exhibits stopped in this city today noon on its way north from California. A special train of two cars of Oregon people went south -Saturday to meet the train at Dunsmuir, and will be In charge ot the exhibit while in this -state. Robert E. Smith, ot Rosetmrg, state liberty loan manager, ' Is in charge and. among those accompany ing htm are B. F. Irvine, of the Ore gon Journal, A. C. Spencer, govern ment consul, for railroads in Oregon, E. E. Brody, of Oregon -City, L. U. Wimberly, of Roseburg, and many other state boosters for the next liberty loan, as well as a number of soldiers, among whom was Private Likens, who wears" a Croix de Guerre with palm above It, given him tor distinguished tank service in Bel- glum. , Two or three -thousand people gathered about the five exhibit cars when they were drawn up to the de pot station here, all eager to give'' the Interesting relics and souvenirs the once over. There was. ammuni tion for various kinds ot shoulder guns, machine guns, and cannon, even up to and Including the famous 16-inch shells. A. .whippet tank which bad been wrecked by the ex plosion of a large shell was one thing that received the closest at tention by the crowd. The object ot the train is not only to show German, French and Ameri can relics of . the war, but to stimu late interest in the Victory loan, and -speakers with the train made earn est appeals to the people to give this next loan, which will soon start, their united support. ' The soldiers accompanying- the ex hibit were very courteous and took pleasure In explaining in detail the workings of the cannon and Other death-dealing devices. h'. - - IT ( - . .