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Vol IX., No. BilO. grants pass, Josephine covxrr, oreoox, Wednesday, jilv so, hmo. WHOLE NCMBER 2781. LOCAL PEOPLE SAILING Ail FLEECY CLOUDS rutKT flights ok mMMicitq.u. AIKI'LAMX .MA IH-; UtOM TTY TOIHY . WEBBER AND R061E FIRST TO FtY I'lniin to lUmmlii Till Tlwrwliiy Kvr-n-Inic nml Take I gyr to Axltlattd , "How do you feel?" "IMd you like It?" "Wu K cold?" "Wm 10 min ute long enough?" and hundreds of other foolish questions were shot nt several Oranta I'nni people aftr they had taken a flliflit into the -ti(l which hung low over the val ley this morning. Out tlia clouds did not mar the pleasure nor dampen the ardor of flying fans who anxiously waited their turn to occupy th front seat In the Curtis plane owned hy the Medford Aircraft company which arrived from Modford this mornlnic and will remain In the city over Thuntday. , The plan waa piloted by Nonten ant Floyd Mart, a Medford hoy, and carried a passenger John 'Dcnlxon of this city. The trip wan mad from Medford to Grant Pass In 23 min utes. All was clear at the 'hop off and the plane made a steady ascent without circling. At Rogue River a bank of nlouda 'Was encountered. The plane circled over thin city above the cloud and although the hum of the propeller waa plainly heard the machine waa out of sltfhl, 4500 foot above the c4ty. The Curtis Appeared in slirtit at about sr. 15 and while sailing over the city many horalda announcing the appenrance of "Chin Chin" lit Medford Friday were let drop and the aliim of paper stilled Peacefully to earth, but In making a roupln of circle to reduce elevation I the plane encomited a batch of prlnl- oil matter which had been let go n.conimltton are sincerely grateful for few minutes before, After the landing was made at the aviation field the plane waa looked over by 'Mechanician Seely 'Unit, of Medford. and Relief IMIot Dcflbert Jones, of Ashland, and a freh sup ply of gufcollne was taken on and the ship wnti ready for commercial nights. ' If. W. Webber was the firs' pns avnger to sign the Utile, slip of pa per which relieved the company of rcwpotiHlblllty in case of accident. Me donned a helmet and goggles and waved adieu to the crowd. On his return to earth 10 minutes later MT. Wobher was enthusiastic regard ing the experience. "Nothing like It," he said, "I iwould like to stay nn two hours." I. A. Robte was the1 second pas senger. He approached the machine M'lth Ai "do or die" expression on his Taco. ille chewed his Spearmint w'th a little, more vim than usual 'hut he waved a cheery good bye to the spectators. On his return Mr. tto; hie was "feollng fine." "You ought to take the trip," 'he said. "Ton get a view of the country that you will never get otherwise. Why, the lttm "hor yard looks about this big," aald the man who Js engaged In cutting the lumber up into fruit boxes, aa he extended his hands a space which oorreponds to the length of his fa vorite cigar. The- third passenger waa O. Arm- wplkor. IHIs experience was slmllmr to the others, Then tTarry Cougle put on the helmet iCnd goggles and sailed away around t;he rim of the mountains whirih enclose the city. Other passenger during the fore noon were J. C. Williams, II. ,R Grower, IN. 111. Oreen, H, R. "Kroh ami Al 'Mnrttneatt. - , 'Flights were suspended 'for a time , on account ot a slight wind hint were resumed In the 'afternoon with tenr sky, v ' " , . . The alrplano field is the property of lr. Ilioughrldge nd was fitted up (Continued on page $. BANDON SLAYER STILL AT LARGE Belief Im Aoxuiillcr MurtliTrd Girl to I'revenl JMXcliMuro of Alteiiiit Uundon, July 30. The person who so brutally 'murdered pretty Lillian l-eulhold of Hiunlou may nevor be apprehended for though official have been over" the scene of the trrtKudy and sought out all probable leads, no definite nlew of the least moment hu been uncovered, It appears there la absolutely notlilnir upon which to base the prob ability of a motive, for the girl was strictly one who was reserved, never had any male escorts or friends, and did not (to out In company with boys of the high school nor with any others. Many concluded today that the ag gressor, foelleving bis victim about to escape, killed her rather than see her Mnd refuge at home and disclose tho details of the attempt. Aa the girl wo murdered, the offlclala hold to the theory the person who com mitted the murder was known to Mis TiButhold. PLEAD FOR REPEAL OF TAX ON JUICES Washington, July 30. Washing ton, Oregon and (Pennsylvania logan berry and Krape juice producers re newed arguments for the repeal of the 10 tier cent tax on bottled juices before the senate flnunce committee here today. The producer declared the tax would .bankrupt, the Indus try. , The member of the bathhouse the willing response made by the merchants of the city to the request for prises for the wlinmlng contests. The donations are varied and for the greater part useful and should in spire the swimmers to make their beat efforts." The prizes iwill remain on dtxplay in the Sixth street window of Howes Confectionery until Friday evening. There will be two conso-; htlon prizes, one each to the boy and girl who In the opinion ot the Judges, have tried the 'hardest with the lest success. The officials for the contests are: Judges, If.'llj. Ston aker and K. H. Halslger: starter, E. II, 'Mater: announcer, E. ti. Cohurn. Tho program of events with first and second prizes la as follows: Olrls mnder 12 years, 100 feet down atreat: 1st prize, box note pa per, M Clemens; 2nd prize, bathing cap, National Drug Co. noys under 12 years. 15ft feet down stream: 1st psize. pocket knife, Cramer Bros.5 2nd prize, cake choc olate. J. Pardee. . Olrls 12 to 16 years, down stream smnll flont to punvp house: 1st prize, purse. Firth ft Bon; 2nd prize, bead necklnce, Mrs. (Rehkopt. Roys 12 to 16 years, down stream Oa1s" to bathhouse: 1st prize, camera, iRowell'a Music Store; tnd prize, . pocket knife. Grants Pas Hardware Co. IrfCdlos over 1 6 years, down stream f Continued" on page I.) PRESIDENT TO REVIEW FLEET EARLY IN AUGUST Washington, July ' 80, "President Wilson wilt not review the fleet at ?B.'n Francisco until September 4 or 1, It was decided' today. Secretary Dimiels wilt review. the fleet at Los n?ples .August 9, after which the vessels wilt spend a month visiting porta south of Loa Angeles. SLACK AND WHITE KILL AND PILLAGE MANY KIN INJCItED WIIK.V Al'TOH DOWN MKMIIKltfi OF HUTU RACKS WILL . SETTLE STRIKE RiotliiK Spreads Over Entire City of (IiIcuko With WIUU Mi ' Aggronlvo Chicago, July 30.---Hitter fighting between white and negroes spread last night to all. parts of Chicago, serioua cuuaiuo Deuig mora nu-y niorour than during any similar peri lod of the racial war. City author ities made no call for troops, and, lackl.ig such a request, , Governor Lowdcn could not order soldiers to take 'harge, although S.000 are now rratlrg under arms. Tno death list has reached 28. Two negroes were killed during the right Hundreds of persons are In jured. hiies and negroea slashed each other with knives, and many were, shot 'rom ambush. Some, driving cars, ran down isolated members of the other race. Some looting ha been done. Prob ably a dozen have been fatally wounded. Whites seem to be the more aggressive. A grand jury will attempt to tit the responsibility for tbe riots. Chicago. July 30-A white woman shot a negro in the side at 3 o'clock this afternoon. Shooting took place on south Wabash avenue. The wom an escaped uninjured. Chlcagot July 30.W. D. "Mahon. In ternational president of the street oar employes union arrived here to day and took charge ot the strike. Mr. Mahon promised that he would try to settle the differences without delay. rX)lK A It MY I'LAXKS AUK IIKADKD FOK THE NORTH San Francisco, July 29. Four De Havllnnd army airplanes, making an extended flight in a recruiting cam paign for the atr service, arrived from Fresno at the Presidio here late yesterday. The party is headed by Lieutenant Kdw&rd W. Kllcore. The tilers plan to remain here three or tour days before resuming their Journey up the coast. REPRESENTATIVE AMERICAN RELIEF CM I TTEE EXPOSES TURK New York, July 30. Charges that Turkish officials dedmuted the Greek population along the . Black Sea coast, 250,000 men, women and child re a living between Sinope and Ordou, without the sheddlug of blood but by "parboiling" the victims in Turkish baths and turning fhem halt clad out to die of pneumonja or pther tils In the enow of sn Anato lian winter, are made In a letter from Dr. George E. White, representative of the American committee for re lief In the 'Near Bast, made public here today, . Sinope was the birthplace of the piiuuHuinuT iLiiuguiies, ur, nne re - calls, and Ordou Is Just beyond Cape jaiion wincu is buu preserve in or. White said that in the pro memory of the Argonauts and the j vince of Bafra, where there were Ciolden 'iFloece. The letter, written more than 29,000 village Greeks, to iProfessor J. iP. Xehldes; secretary , now less than 13,000 survive and of the Creek relief commission here, every Greek settlement has been fir- described the. new method ot ridding tne tana ot it innaDitants wnicn, it said, was somewhat different from that employed iby the Turks against the Armenians. ? The tworst ot the crimes laid to the Turks, according to Or. White, U. S. AIRPLANES DEMOLISHED IS AIKI'LAXKH STRIPPED THEN THROWN IX PILE A XI) Bl HNKD IS KTATKMKNT Of At ColoipkUw Lea Italic Armed Guards Prevent Taking of Photograph New York, July 30. The house sifb-com mil tee headed by Royal U Johnson, of South Dakota, turned lis attention' to the alleged destruct ion of 'American army property In France, under the direction of Unit ed States army officers. Testimony tended to show that a' hundred airplanes at ColomMes Les Belles were damaged and then burn ed. Apparently the engines were chopped out, the gas tanks and ra diators saved, and the planes thrown in a pile and burned. Armed guards patrolled the vicin ity to prevent' the taking of photo graphs, according to the testimony of soldiers. MILK8 OF BALLOON CliOTH UK MADE INTO RAINCOATS St. 3xuis. Mo., July 30.Half a million yards of cotton balloon cloth enough to stretch from St. Louis !to Chicagowill be manufactured ('into' raincoat bv a fit. Louiscon vhlcn bought tne coth ,t ,(1C, tion from tbe government. The auction price ot the 38-Inch sea-Island cloth purchased by the government for manufacturing bal loons was announced as approximate ly 125.000. TO DPPOSE TREATY M FRANCE Washington, July 30. Discussion among senators today indicates that the opiKMrttlon to the treaty . with France would he likely to be, center ed on claims that the treaty directly antagonizes the tradition of no en tangling alliances, and subverts the constitutional rights of congress to determine all questions of war and peace. were committed in tho winters of 1916 and 1917 when orders were is sued for the deportation ot the Greeks along the Black .sea coast. The people, he wrote, were crowded Into the steam rooms of the hatha in Chorum under the pretense of "sani tary regulations" and after being tortured for hours were turned out ot doors into snow almost linee deep and without lodging or food. Their garments,' iwhkli had beep taken from them for fumigation, were lost ruined or stolen. Moat or the vic tims, ill-clad and shivering, contract ed tuberculosis and other pulmonary 1 diseases and "died in swarms ' -on the way to exile, the letter declared ;ed. The number of orphans, Inchid-J ing some Armenian nd Turkish ; -children. In the entire district, tt was said, aggregated '60,000." Since j the armistice the doctor wrote, many , ot the deportees have been returning to. their ruined homes. TEST MONY METHODS S mil Olmolute Craft I'sed In Experiments With Depth Itonib Three Are Kenned New Ixindon, Conn., July 30. People on the beach at WaxerTord today reported that a submarine, thought to be tbe G-2, suddenly sank witu bate beg open. .Two men are reported drowned. It was later learned that three men were drowned. The G-2 was an obsolete craft, used for experimental work, and when it sank in Iong Island Sound waa oelng used in experimenting with depth bombs. Five men were sared. The submarine sanlC without warning. AXTKMiT TO BUTTLH KML,UH , , STRIKE IS l-XSl'CCESSFlTi ' London, July 30. Attempts to settle tbe Yorkshire coal miners strike were unsuccessful. A confer ence between owners and strikers failed to bring about tin agreement. IT " Washington, July 30. The house military committee 'today reported favorably on bills authorizing the appointment of Generals Pershing, and Mareh to the permanent rank of. enera.. .The jroti on. theilach bill was eight to seven. ' GRANTS PASS PEOPLE TO (Ashland Tidings) Secretary Will G. Steel and Ceo E. Treichler, president of the Med ford Chamber of Commerce, were in Ashland Friday afternoon where they had come to go over arrange ments for Southern Oregon's part In the entertainment Ot the National Editorial lAsofiatlon which -will be held in (Portland In August. In order to allow these visitors to have an opportunity to glimpse as much ot this wonderful western state as pos sible In so short a time, Portland is giving them a special train to South era Oregon, and the cities In this section, in turn, ae going to treat them to an automobile trip to Crater Lake, beslde other hospitalities that will be showered upon them. While here Messrs. Steel and Treichler brought the good tidings that Grants Pass is as one with the other Southern Oregon towns in her efforts to ma.'ke the visiting editors' stay 'here one of the most delightful Incidents of the whole trip. Grants Pass has most generously pledged the use ot 15 cars as a minimum and $250 for the entertaining fund. This city is offering her eervices purely out of desire Ho help South ern Oregon to entertain the guests and will cooperate with Medford and Ashland In every way to make the editors' visit here a memorable one. EPORT Washington, Jnly SO. The house today passed the hill to deport all undesirable interned aliens. HOLSHEVIKI DEMAND BVLGARTAN SOVIET London, July 30. .Bolshevism is reported to he epreadlng iin 'Bulgaria and a soviet has been demanded. A general revolution is . momentarily expected. ', . '. ',: nil THOUTVARNING POLAND STILL ENGAGED WITH FRONTIER WAR FOl'R MUJJOX l'EltMONg DESTI TUTE ANI MANY MOKE ARE HOMELESS ' COUSTBK SWEPT B1! CONFLICTS New I'olbth Government Making Heroic Effort to Care for Civilians i Warsaw, Poland. July 30. It is estimated that there are 4,000,000 destitute Dersons In Poland, includ ing 2,000,000 mothers and chil dren. For fivo yean the strug gling armies of Russia and tbe cen tral powers swept back and forth over the country. Thousands of house and building were destroyed. Now that peace has settled upon the rest of the world, Poland ii still engaged in frontier warfare. From the Baltic to the' Carpathians, on a front three times the length of the former western one, the Poles are mobilized. Even women and girl are performing military service, not as their French and American sister were in hospitals and ambulance, ' but on the firing line with rifle in their hands.' Despite these conditions, the new Polish government Is making a de termined effort to care for its civil ians, with the assistance of allied re lief agencies. The American " Red 'Cross has 'already sent to Poland a. dozen trainloads ot supplies, cloth ing, medicines and children's food. What this has meant to the new re public Is summed np in tho state-. ment of a Polish government official who told the Red Cross workers: "You are saving a race which has struggled for Independence for hnn- dreds of years, and are winning their.- everlasting gratitude and - friendship. ' . KEXTI-CKITS EXTRA WHISKEY BEING SENT TO ENGLAND 'Louisville, Ky., July 30. Expor tation of Kentucky whiskey has be-, gun as a' result of the lifting ot em bargoes in the 'British Isles, accord ing to dealers here. Large ship ments from warehouses throughout the state are being made to Eng land, Ireland and Scotland, export so far having exceeded 20,000 bar rels, according to reports. The distillers are represented as desirous ot disposing of the big Ken tucky holdings before constlutlonat prohibition' in January halts expor tation., Washington, July 30. Major General Bartlett announced today a reduction in rank ot over 1,100 dis charged officers of the marine corps to reduce the corps from the war time strength of 75,000 officers and men to a permanent strength of 25.000. ' '."''. E NEW ARTICLE OF WAR Washington, July flO. The special board of officers investigating the army cotirtmartial system haa recom mended one new article of war and changes in -30 others. , Secretary Baker made the state ment that the Aboard as a! -whole found no radical defects" In the sys tem. He attributes most ot the just criticism to the Inexperiehceed per-