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VOL. IX., No. tiW. n.?(T8 pass, jokei-iune county, Oregon, Monday; mav s, 1010.- WHOLE XI'MDKH 2650. V r OREGON THIRD IN GREAT RACE ' TO FILL QUOTA !OllTLANI. WIIK'II WAH IIOMK I .Ml TIIK HTATK HACK, WKXT OVKK TOP KATUIOAY IOWA AND MICH LEAD Nation IukiiK l'X ""d i',xrtv (iUuM HrroU I'wnt Appeal to ntiaen to lta W Soldiers Portland. May 4. y an oversnb crlirtlon of I5H.175. totaled at o'clock Saturday nlKht. Portland had passed It quota of $M,7Rfl.32i. with returns still coining In. The total talon for the day had reached the word of I2.S22.4SO, making '.p Incomplete total of I14.S44.600. By the closing effort of lt cam paign, as clean and pwerfur as a word sweep, Oregon haa ct the knot of Ita victory loan quota and an nounced to Iho nation that her tank In the fifth Issue la finished. The atata quota of 2fl. 747,550 li over all haorlbed. Third of the slates to fin I nil the tak and flrat on the Pacific coast, the atata of Oregon laya claims to be ing the first atato In the sisterhood to close Ita victory quota 1y popular subscription. Iowa and Mlchlnan which have already cloned their quotas, are generally understood to .fcave dona 10 through the aid of tlinlr banks, which are aald to have under written the allotments. But Oregon drive haa teen a genuine appeal to her citizens who have responded. In view of the fact thut the Vic tory loan campaign l two-third over and only one-third of the sub scriptions ruined, Carter OhiBB, secre tary of tbe treasury, haa aent out the following appeal from WnshlnR ton to every atata In the union: "The Victory Liberty loan cam paign la two-third over, but ' sub scriptions have been reported for lit tle more than one-third of the loan. "Is It eoncolvablo that the Amerl ' can people who with heart and anul ' waged the fight for freedom will permit thla loan of victory and thankaglvlng to fall? "Our anna gave of 'their health, of : their atrongth and of their Uvea that freedom might not perish. There are one and a half million American ) 'boys In Prance and Germany. Now " that the war la ended It would be aa reasonable for them to dishonor the nation by deserting the flag -as for the nation to dishonor Itself by de- sorting them. Is It a lnrge thing that' . we are now aaked to lend our money J to pay the cost of victory Is Amer ican monoy lost willing that , Anicrl ' can manhood? ' .' ' ; "lot everyone of the millions who ; have bought Liberty bonds 'buy Vlc- '.M tory notes and success Is sure." M GREECE WILL NEVER F Xanthl, Greece, May 6. Greece Is Indebted to the United States for many things, but she probably will remember longest the aid given by American Red CroBS to the 60,000 or more refugees' -who 'have boon coming back from 'Bulgaria and Asia Minor over every 'road and mountain pass. Unable through Us own a son des to care ifor this Immense number of homeless and destitute people, the Greek government left the task' to America's big; relief organisation King Alexander (Premier Venlzelos and the Greek government have a! roady testified , their gratitude for this assistance which -was mads pos Ible through the generosity of the "American people. ' II ROBBERS GET AWAY WITH $7,000 Hold l p WnolioiiKal, Wuoli., lliuik ('iixliler, Hut ldy AlMtant Have 50,000 lit Bonds WuahoiiKul, WuHii., May 5. Two umsked men . robbed the Clarke County Hunk here of $7,000 In allver and currency at 9:30 o'clock thin morning. They em aped In a imull automobile, -with an Oregon number. The robbiira forced the cashier und two young women assistants to hold up tbelr hand and also cover ed a patron who enter the bank. Thuy look nionuy from the aafe but overlooked S50, 000 In Liberty bonda Just taken from the aufu, because Mia Kutbryn Kep, assistant and daughter of the manager of the hunk, barked K'.ilt a desk and concealed the bonda. Waaliougal, Wanti., May 5. It la reported here that the two rubbers rounded by ahrdlu rmfwy vbgkqJIT left their automobile and have been surrounded by a posse on the Hill ranch, near Broad Prairie. OF HOME INDUSTRIES At the Chamber" of Commerce luncheon today, which waa composed entirely of Oregon products, Presi dent Dram well announced the band organization meeting for' tonight and Invited all who cared to to be present. He then called on A. O. Clark, niunuuer of the Associated Industrie of Oregon, who spoke on the wolt being accomplished by the organization he represents. He gave many fui'U about the vastnees of Oregon Industries which were new to Ms hearers, and named many ar ticles being manufactured In Oregon which have a national sale. By the use of strikingly orlglnnl compari son lie drove home the Important points of hlrf address. Mr. Clark aald In substance: "Tlio effort of the Associated In dustries of Oregon la to create good will for the products of Oregon's fac tories. M-.iny people do not know Hint Oregon leads aU western state In the manufacture of furniture, flour and cereals, woonna, macca- rnnl and other, paste, fruit jilcoa candles and crackors, and many, of these linos are now being a IvrnlseJ and distributed In every state in the union. They received thU nvignl tlon only upon the basis of quality and service, and all that Is aaked of the products Is an even break from the Oregon consumer. The govern (Continued on page S.) iifuutiim First Lieutenant Nell Allen, billet lug officer at Brost, 'France, has been iputtlng nils newspaper exper ienre to good advantage and a tew months ago established and ihas since beon conducting the "Pohtanezen Ditt'kboard," the official newspaper of Camp Pontanezen, Brest, France. On the first dozen Issues he cleaned up a neat rum as profit. . Lieutenant Allen is now an authorized corre spondent for the United Press and has made a trip to Paris for that or ganization. , Lieutenant Allen secured his newspaper experience on the Daily Courier and on the Stanford Quad, on whioh hfi was editor for several years. ; ' , 1 f HKC. HAKKIl KKTl HXS 4 ' , ' :. .: I New York, May 5. The U. f 8. trana-port George Washing- 4 f ton, .with Secretary Baker and f K.00G troops ' aboard, arrived here today. :, f mm FOR RED ARMY OF 100.000 DKKPKItATH EFFORT TO HOLD m.VUUV MEN W LINE TO FIGHT ADVANCING AltMY COMMUNISTS ARE DEFIANT Roumanians and Serbians In Move ment to Encircle Hungarian Cap lti 4'ufnmunlntM Iao Munich Vienna, May 5. The political sit uation In Budapest remains unchang ed. The Hungarian communist gov ernment denies that it has acceded to- the demands of the Czech, Rou manian end 8erbo-French troops, In volving the surrender of Hungarian territory. The Budapest soviet government is making a lost effort to build a red army which It la roughly eetlmated will nuntber 100.000 officers and man. Many of these soldiers are huugry and It la said that probably one-third are willing to tight. Vienna, May S. It Is stated In al lied circles that the commander of the Czech, Serbian and Roumanian troops have decided not to occupy Budapest, confining their operations to an encirclement of the Hungarian capital. Vienna, May - 6. 'Alexis Bolgar, representative of the Hungarian so viet government, on returning to Vienna today from Budapest, found the Hungarian legation occupied by counter-revolutionary forces. Bol gar waa refused admission to the. legation. It ia stated that the officers found large sums of money in gold and English notes and also stocks and bonds at the legation. (Continued on Page 2) WIFE OF HAN SHE Seattle, Wash., May 5. Love for the husband of another woman, and her determination to possess that man which resulted In the deliberate poisoning and death of the wife, Is the charge against Ruth Garrison, 1 8 years old Seattle girl, who now will battle for 'her own life In the courts. Her case Is said to be one of the most remarkable In the crime annals of the state for, according-to the confession the police say she made, this slip of girl arranged and calculated the doom of her ri val with all the care and cold blood edness of any of the famons poison ers known to history. Her trial be gan here today, with crowds throng ing the courthouse. 1 Iluth Garrison, on March 18 last. Invited Mrs. Grace Glats Storrs, 28 years old, to luncheon with her In the tea room or a department store and, according to the confession the Garrison girl is said to have made, placed poison in a cocktail designed for her guest ibetore the latter's ar rival. Death came to Mrs. Storrs In the emergency hospital of the store, ' Douglas M. Storrs, the dead wom an's husband, an automobile me chanic of Okanogan, Wash., surren dered soon after, claiming he knew nothing of the case, bejng in Okan ogan at the time. He was arrested on a felony charge. iMlss Garrison Is said to have confessed she visited him at Okanogan where she register ed s Mrs. Storrs. :' ' Miss Garrison's attorneys, Thomas M. Askren and A. R. mien, entered the girl's plea of ''not guilty." ' They asserted the girl was Insane "When she poisoned Mrs. Storrs' but later, they claimed, regained her sanity. ( "What's the matter? Are you RUTH GARRISON RAIL DEFICIT FORWOVER $400,000,000 81CII PKKIIt?riOJf IS MADE ANT) TAXPAVE118 WILL HAVE TO MAKK IP DIFFERENCE CONGRESS -TO DISPOSE OF R. R 91,000,000,000 In Additional Wage Said to He llurden That May Never Be I led need Washington, May 5. Preliminary figures on March earnings of all rail roads controlled by the United States railroad administration Indi cate earnings In round figures of $10,000,000. For the first three months of 1919 the earnings will, In round' figures, aggregate $42,000, 000 as against requirements to pay the standard return of $70, 000, 000 Allowing for final adjustments wnen all detail figures are in for the first quarter there Is In sight a positive deficit of $125,000,000 for this per iod as between the real earnings and the amount guaranteed to tbe own ers of the various properties. " . Halt billion dollars deficit tor the year, as thus indicated, will un doubtedly be favorably affected by the better trafflo' conditions which always prevail In the second six months of the year, yet it Is impos sible to expect too much from Ira' proved tratTiCcondltions during the last half of 1919. Allowing proper offset for improvement in business there will be a deficit for the year of from $350,000,000 to $400,000,- 000 unless a modem miracle is per formed. With congress soon to assemble In another effort to determine the fate of the railroads there is increas tng Indications that another increase in freight rates is Inevitable. Those (Continued on page 3.) LOVED, IS ON TRIAL 111?" witnesses said Miss Garrison asked Mrs. Storrs as the latter sat across the table from her dytng from the effects of the fatal cocktail. Al though the .police thought possibly Mrs. Storrs took her own life, they held Miss Garrison for a few hours after the death of Mrs. Storrs but later released her. After the autopsy disclosed the manner of death, Miss Garrison again was taken into cus tody at 1:30 o'clock on the morn ing of March 19 at tbe home ot her uncle J. D. Esary, president of the Island Transportation company. Miss Garrison at first denied she knew anything about, the cause ot Mrs. Storrs' death. All day ot the 19th ehe held to the point but later took the police to the drug store where -she bad purchased the poison and told them in detail ot her' ac tions on the day of the death. "I was crazy," she Is reported to have said. VI acted on an Impulse that came to me the morning before I lunched with 'Mrs. Storrs." . The girl shed no tears. "It is too late for that now," she Is stated to have satd. tMles Garrison's one expressed hope was to be permitted to . see Storrs. ' "I love htm with all my iheart arid soul," she -said. "Will they let me see him? Will he still care for met were her constant questions. 1 Storrs was not allowed to see Miss Garrison. He stated however, that he intended to do all he could to help her. ' He did not appear anxious to see the girl nor did he express any desire to attend his wife's funeral. 1 Scores ot sympathetic letters have been received by Miss Garrison while friends have aent her candy . ! and . flowers during her detention. ACCUSED OF POISONING mm MTS WILL BE AWARDED Hid to lie Opened for 103.24 Miles of Oregon Highway Nexton Mountain Among the Jobs Contracts for 105.24 miles of road work will be let Tuesday by the state highway commission, providing the prices of the contractors are light. These contracts will about complete me program lor the current year. Bids are asked for 56.74 miles of grading and macadamizing and-tor 48 miles of paving. The work is scattered along the Pacific highway, tbe Columbia river highway and the old Oregon trail. 1 ' When these contracts are let, tbe Pacific highway will be practically all under contract, for ' 86.44 per cent of the mileage to be let T aes- day is on .the Pacific highway. Tbe longest job Is for paving 14.8 miles in Jackson county, pn the Pa cific highway, from Green Springs mountain road to tbe California line. Among the other contracts to be let are the followng: Benton will receive 3.24 miles; Clackamas, 6.8 miles; Douglas, 21.- 35 miles; Gilliam, 12.3 miles; Jack son, 32.8 miles; ione. io. miles; Union, 6.5 miles, and Washington, 4.3 miles. - ' Jackson county will tare well. In addition to the 14.8 miles from Green Springs mountain road to tbe California line, which will be paved there Is grading and paving job of 5.8 miles from Ashland to the Green Springs mountain and 12.2 miles of grading and paving on the Gold Hill- Josephine county line section. In Josephine county' there is 7.6 miles t grading on the Sexton mountain section, calling for excava ting 118,000 cubic yards of earth. Douglas county will have both ma cadam and grading. There Is a one- miles section from Comstock to Pass Creek to be graded and macadamiz ed; 3.25 miles Qf grading and ma cadamizing between Drain and Le ona; a section ot 1.2 miles ot grad ing and macadam from Oakland south; grading and macadam tor miles between Winchester and Rose- burg; 6.7 miles ot grading and ma cadam from iRoseburg ' to Dilla'd, and 7.2 miles of grading and maca dam from Jacques place v to ' Johns place. FIRST OF 50,000 SAIL FOR FRANCE 4-. 4- New York, May 6. The first contingent, consisting ot 1,000 men, ot the 50,000 troops vol unteering to relieve an" equal number ot doubhboys now with the army of occupation will sail from here tomorrow. .' ; 4- 4- 444444444 OREGON CLAIMS THE Washington, May 6. A " dispute has developed between Oregon and other states which have passed their loan quotas. Edward Cookingham, chairman of the Oregon campaign telegraphed Secretary Glass that Oregon oversubscribed by popular subscription and that he understood Iowa and Michigan made records because their banks guaranteed the bonds. , ' - ' Oregon claims to be the first to raise her quota from -popular sub scriptions. ' The treasury depart ment is investigating. ' 4 BOLSHEVIKI FLOTILLA 4 DEFEATED BY .ALLIES 4 ,. . 4 4' 4 4 Archangel, May 5. -The bol shevtkl flotilla on the . Dvina again attacked the allied posi tions near the Junction 'with the 4' Vaga river Friday, but were 4 driven" off by the allied ' land 4 batteries, which outranged the 4 enemy's guns. '4 44444444444444'4444 BELGIUM WILL SIGN AND ITALY ILL RETURN PLUCKT LITTLE NATION WILL PLACE FATE IX HANDS OF "BIG THREE" AT Hungarian Soviet Government In dign-.nl Over Tans of Affairs, While Budapest Is In Panic 44444 444444444444 Paris, May 6. It is officially 4 4 announced here today that the 4 4 treaty will be handed the Ger- 4 4 mans on Wednesday afternoon. 4 444444444444444 London, May 5. Belgium will sign the peace treaty .despite the feeling at Brussels that the financial and economical territorial aspects of the pact are unsatisfactory. At the meeting of the crown council held at Brussels Sunday It was decided to sign.-, - - The printed draft of the treaty will be completed and presented to the Germans Wednesday. It is be lieved that some arrangement - for Italy to participate in the Versailles ceremony will be reached. . . ... Austria's delegation to the confer ence is reported to have met at Vien na and will probably reach Paris soon after the Germans have receiv ed the treaty.- The decision to sum-, mon the -Austrlans is expected , to have some Influence on. the return ot the Italians; also the fact that Italy would be without voice in the disposition of Germany's colonies. The organization of the league ot nations will be perfected today) - Finnish troops that occupied Pot- rograd and Red Guards. The soviet government of Hungary is Indignant at the seisure' of the Hungarian legation t "Vienna-'- -by counter revolutionary forces and de mands that German-Austria take lm-, mediate action to arrest those In volved. " ' ' ' ' '" ' ' , " ' ' ' Meantime Budapest is In a panic over the menace to that city-from the approach of tbe Czechs, Serbian and Roumanian troops. , , . ,. .. ,.. Paris, May 6. Premier Orlando and Foreign Minister Sonnlno are to return to Paris tonight, according td reports received here;-7-"! -'-M '- SEAPLANE FLIGHT DELAYED BY RRE New York. May 5. Fire at the naval air station at Rockaway Beach today damaged the vnaval seaplanes NC-1 and NC-4, which were to start tomorrow on the first leg of the trans-Atlantic night. The blaze started from an electric spark, Ignit ing gasoline. The start will be made tomorrow, nevertheless. Washington, May 5.- Roger C. Tredwell, Amerlcan consul arrested by the Russian bolshevik! last Octo ber, haa arrived at Stockholm. - . . , - j San Francisco, May 5. The con victions and sentence ot Hulet Wells, Sam Sadler, Morris Pass and' Joe Pass, of Seattle, tor conspiracy' to overthrow the act declaring war on Germany were upheld hy the federal circuit court ot appeals here.- The men were sentenced 'for two years for Issuing a circular, as members ot the "no conscription league."