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Come and Enjoy It' CnlrcrHitv of ro. Llbrar,' Vol IX., No. 2(1 1. UHAVr FAMH. JOHKI'MIMC (H NTT, OREGON. KKIIAY, Mill K.WUKK 5, JOlff. WIIOIK 2702. 'f .7 amate t GERMANS SEND CLEVER REPLY TO THE ALLIES WIMi MOT MOIHKV IMH'NMAIIIKK v yiolknck, hit ANrr OI'IIMK (il llMW-AI Hl ltl V GENERAL'S REPORT 01 flUME ICrommt'iiil Tht Itrilloli ami Amer l'n I'olliv, itml I'. H. Marine, M iti ii lit in I'viur There FlrUn. Sept. 5. -- The German re ply to the nolo of the nllle regard ing representation of Austria In tho German relcliHtug says the iGormnn peoco detention ln(orniil the allies on 'May 27 Hint Germany had no In tention 1o modify the Austro-Cor-fntin boundurl by violence, hut could not undertake to oppose Ger man-Austria's simntuneou dmlr for a. reunion w IHi Germany. Paris. Sept. !. It lit understood thn thi commission of allied gen erals sent In Flume to Investigate the dtsttirbujicc In which French soldier were killed, has recommend ed the maintenance of pulillc order in Flume by American and British 1lle fone. Inrlmllnic some Ameri can marini!. , ITALIANS DON'T LIKE MIksoiiIii. Mont.. Kept. :. .KxodiiH cf nearly 100 rwtWIetim of Mlaaotila and niitlvcn of Italy, who are plnn nliiK to return to their nntlve Innd thin fall. I proto lieTe by mem l.em of the. Italian colony. The larKe nninlier who are to leave alimwt iiiiiinlnioiiKly rteclare that the prohibition regime bim imide them preatly dlBaallffled. lYolillilttun. however, Ih not tlie only reiinon for their emigration. Mtiny of the Ital ian are anxious to visit their relu tlvee, many of whom 1ticy have bad no word, in Home chuck, for five yearn bifjumo of 'the world war. No they nil eximna a denlre to tour fhe JtnllMl hattlefloldn. KKirii:i.i UKSMiXs Washington. Sept. It was of-j 11 tally announced today that WI1-, lliiTti C. Hedfleld, secretary of nm- meroe, has tendered his resignation i 4o Tresldent .Wilson and the preM- j dent has accepted. The resignation win ii effective November 1. 11 HOLD LOTTERY Portland. S1. B. Seat and standing room 1n ithe public nudMor Hum. nt President "Wilson's inciting (here Monday nlgW, "September 15, will be assigned .through a state wide lolteTy to m conducted In Port land under the supervision of a re sponblle coinnvittu. It was announced today. iCoupons will be published In ithe Portland nowspo:pers which enn lie filled out Indicating that a seat .t tho meeting Is desired. These coupons am to lie mailed to h head quarters to be designated, there de posited In a lalrgo unnled 'tox and on bo day of tho lottory, which will prohaMv be Wednesday. S:rteinbur 10, will be nm(tled Into n 1nr:,'i! re ceutnclo, shaken and drawn. I'nrier the prmmsed nl"ii the first 4.000 mimes drawn will lie assigned ito spiatM, given under tho flrst-comi'-flrw-served plnn. The next 2,500 eoiiions drown will entitle the owner 4o a ticket for standing room. UNO OODWANTS GOVT. TO CONTROL Hl4- and Wage hlMHild lb Mettled by ComniUolou Willi Power to AdJiiHt Al IHtT.miH. Washington, Sept. I. KifUbllsh uiont of a government commission or lion n I with Kiwi-m to fix both rall ruada wiigii scale and tranMrttlon mtn wu advocuted In the senate today by Kenutor I'nderwood of Al almnia, a democratic member of tlm lulerntiite commerce committee, Without dlacUmlng whether he favored tho Inlermiite commerce loiiiiiiliwlon ua th priiiioiwsl tribunal or discussing Out Cummins bill plirn to prohibit strikes and lockouts of employes, Senator I'nderwood said thn Interests of tho public, of capital and of railroad emirloyes require such a ilan. "Men will not strike," said he, "against tho just doHirions of the government. After a' fair determlnu tlon of thn eonlroverwy toy an Impar tial tribunal, pulillc sentiment will fone the contending parties to ac cept the verdict rendered aa final.' It muat bo done In the Inter of the men Involved, the industry of the Nople and the peace of the nation." Tho tribunal be prooaod. Senator I'nderwood continued, "munt have the aiilhority and power io protect I the right of thn whole people against the recurrence of strikes and lockouts." "If you want a final and Jimt no- Jut km of aurh a controversy," he front In tied, "you are praillrally drlv ' err to leaving the dedalon to a Kov- ernmental rommlHalon that ham full Mid ample opportunity to Invent Ixote tho ratM of waKe, the eamlnK power of the trunaimrtatlon rotnianinM, the Iciwt of llvlnif ,th burden that reata on the ahlpplni; public. "It Im esaentlal that the Uiard or roiiiuiliwlou that la given the iiwer .to adjiiht the wai;e acale of the men 'muat nlao have the power to reflect "Ha flu(llns In tho ralea charred for the transportation of pemonK and property over the railroads." T HIS TALK FOR LEAGUE St. Ixiuls, Sept. ?t. President Wll hoii Ih to mala a brief talk at a luncheon here, but his maiir iiddrexM Will be at tho coliseum toniht. St. IviuIh. Sept. X. The presi dent, spc-aklng at the luncheon, sulci the nation could not attain full mean tiro of nationalism without ful filling its pact in tbu family of itn vUinn. 4- lUiC.i:iTI IHkSTI'OXKI) The reception for .returned soldiers, uilors and marines which was scheduled to be held Sunday. Krpt.omber .7, will be pontponed one week, owing to the unsettled confltiou of the weU'her. HUNS 10 PAY THOSE T Weiniar. Sept. 5. The national usseni'lily has received a bill cover ing reiniburseuient for personal In jury or property losses incurred since 1he revolution. It provides that those who suffered losses, Injury and death have a rl'tfil to recover from tho government. Money claims are limited in the measure to nbiiiunls necissnry to repla c dam aged property, to actual cxiienses In caso of 'personal Injury nnd to grtlnts for loss of lsbor and for tloulh. Tho nut Von al government, the state and the cointnunlty are each to bear one iiird of the costs. : mm DISREGARDING THE LAW Senator Sherman Says Officials Have Been Impeached For Less Violations of Law Than Threatening to Have Aliens Assemble Under Treaty Not Yet Ratified WaahlnU)ii. Sept. 5. S;nator Hberman of 'llllnula, rmhliin, al- Xackiul I'roXdent Wllaon'a duclara- tlon yetrtenlay, when he prealdent aid that the International labor conference would Im held next month reKtrdlenii of whether' the treaty wan ratified, lie aald the president ahowed a "contempteouH dlareKard for the law," and (bat "public of ficial have been Impeached for less flaxrant violation of thn law" than a plan to bave alien representatives, amieiiible under treaty not yet ratl nd. AYafthltiKton, Sepf. 5. The peace treaty aa ordered reported out late yeaterduy, by the forelan relations WILD SCRAfME IN S LOOT STORES, RICH HELPLESS Florence, Italy, Sept. .. 1 Dante Allglilerl lived fn Florence today he might he Inspired to write another "Inferno" with shoes as the prime cause of evil. Nothing has been so evident during these post-war days an the need of Italians for footwear. The rit-ent .public demonstrations backed by thn Camera del 1-avoro, or "chambers of labor," where stocks of goods of all descriptions In the hands of profiteers in many cities wore commandeered and ordered sold at reduced prices, precipitated unusual somesaults of trade but the wildest scrambles were In the shoe stores. Here llie demand for shoes produced scenes of the wildest dis order. In .Home, Milan, Kuril, Holouna and Naples the search for shoes con- tinned niaity days. The struggles In! each city were so great that few law- abiding persons tried to procure snnes. i nere appeared to he no pre- . nK 0f price6 is now beginning to re text for fitting anyone. Shoes were; act. Storukeepers are refusing to handed out In boxes and the buyers rlln their businesses on the new took 4hom seemingly not caring .basis while there Is evidently a' gen- whelher they fitted or not just so : eral shortage throughout the various they were on the basis of a 50 pericitles affected by the new economic r?nt reduction In price. It was a changes. Many well-to-do families common sight to see a man loaded who have always been law-abiding up with shoes for his entire family. ha.Ve found themselves suddenly un To obtain admission to a shoe ', able to buy food. Some merchants store was fully as difficult as buying have closed their shops and gone to a ticket for a World Series bnseball , summer resorts In the hope that game. 'For hours, the shoe-hunters when summer ends, the eruption would wait in long lines guarded by will have subsided and there will be soldiers and police before they were a return to normal conditions. TELEPHOTOGRAM Pictures by Wire r John AW Mitckay, son of Clarence H. Mackay, Is clnlmajtt for the jlls- ilnctlon of owning the small.-st auto- tiobile In tlm world. Tho car is , . 9qulnn)d with a motorcycle engine and U a rather sppedy little car and committee, will Include four reserva tion and about 40 amendments when It reaches the senate floor alxjnt September 16th. Washington, Sept. 5. The presi dent has undertaken to bring about a' conference between representatives of the steel workers' and the Cnlted Status Steel corporation In en effort to avert a strike. Samuel tiompers, president of the American Federation of Labor, tele graphed the president today, asking whether a' conference could be r ranged before next Tuesday, when the president's 24 International unions In the steel Industry will meet to take action. ITALY FOR SHOES; finally admitted Into I': storeroom. Impatience on the part of the crowds caused, in most cases, t'.ie summary seizing of yji.i.l.i and the resort to ransacking V.'Iiole. hoas heads of wine were rolled out of the city and distributed. It seemid as If the :::c'.s bail de signated for them the stores to be looted. There was apiarently the most systematic pillaging of those accused of war profiteerins. Mer chants known to have violated gov- ernmental regulations by seKing pro- hiblted arti les during the war, were treated in tbe same way. Soldiers sent to restore order in some cases wore charged with v cepting sif: from the rioters and at other times filling their pockets with eatables including biscuits. fruits, nuts and chocolate. The new situation created by the fix- ! arbitrary commandeerlims and WIMIW MIIH IIIIIH T ' ' lias creaied great Interest among tbe summer colony. Young Mackay en- ,cred the car ,n the re(.ent Tftces a, ,. , , .... . , . Brid'iehainpton but lost n wheel and uld ntt P:clpate- . SCHELL TO REPAIR SOUTH 6TW STREET Council letM ontnw-t, to lie Finish ed January I ; Caving to Jackon Line Alxnit Completed The city council met in regular session lant night and after allowing various bills, took up the matter of repairing Sixth street from L street to the iRogue river bridge. It was agreed to let the contract to S. S. Schell, at the following prices: Tbe contra calls tor bithulltlc pavement In the center of the street, including the surfacing finishing ourse and foundation, surfacing to be two Inches thick, per square yard $1.47. This price Include the roy alty charge to fce paid to Warren Bros., owners of the blthullUe patent rights. Tbe councllmen thought tbe Warren (Bros, patent paving enough better to pay the royalty. Scarifying and redressing tbe present pavement from the edge of proposed pavement to the sidewalk gutter, under direction of the city. engineer, per squace yard, '20 cents. .Crushed rock rolled In place, per cubic yard, loose, meajru re, $2.50. Granite sand, rolled fn place, per cubic yard, loose measure, $1.50. At these prices It I estimated that the entire job will cost approx imately $7,000. Mr. Schell wjll fin Ish lite present contract of paving south of Grants Pass, up to the Rogue river brid;e, after which he will do some paving In the vicinity of Cold 11111, and then start on the city Job, which is to be finished by the first of next January, but he may ask for an extension of time. His first contract, from the bridge to tbe Jackson county line, will he completed in alnmt two weeks. HATTI.KH!P OHKfiOV I.KAVKS SX lUANt ISCO San Francisco, Sept. 5. The bat tleship Oregon has left for tbe Co lumbia river, and will be present when Secretary Daniels arrives there. TAX COMMISSIONER ' SEEKS MORE SALARY Salem, Ore., Set. Charles V. Galloway, state tax commissioner 3lnre lsd9, has resigned, effective any time before September 13, to ac cept a liosition with Portland bank paying a higher salary. Franll K. Lovsll, secretary of state tax commission, will be tbe successor. County Assessor Fisher, of .IJnn county, will become secretary to the tax commission, it is an nounced. The last legislature refused raise Galloway's salary. to OltKtiON STATU VKS IS llKOMI; VXPOIThAK Salem, Ore., Sept. S. The liberal policy In vogue In Oregon, elimina tion of saloons and the law passed by the last legislature making it pos sible for convicts to get credit for ten days each month for good be havior are held responsible for the small population of the state peni tentiary. In a statement made by Warden Steiner at the regular monthly meeting of the board of control loday. The population of the prison on three days 'last month was 244, the lowest shown by the records of the Institution in more than 40 years. Chicago. 111., Sept. 3. Victor Ber ger has retired as a member of the national executive committee of the socialist party. He said: "I have been a member of the committee ever since the party was nrganized. and all that I ever got out of it was a 20-year prison sentence." WILSON SAYS 5.3 "CAXXOT ATTAIN' KlXli MF.A8- I RK XATIOXAMSM WITHOl'T PACT WITH NATIONS" HAS FAITH IK THE MESE ftelievea They Will Fulfill Shflritaac i'romise; Calls Opponent "Con temptible Quitter" The president eald tbe Interna tional interests of the United States bad reached far Into European af fairs. Jf the nation "only minded its own business, it would soon liars no other business, and be isolated politically and Industrially." H said be bad no doubt but wtiat Japaa would fulfill Its Shantung promts and return the province, and thoe who objected to the treaty should show how else peace can be guaran teed. "tLet them show tbey are no ab solutely contemptible quitters," a said, "if they don't see this gam through." Tbe economic and arbitration. , sections of the covenant, 'he assert ed, "would keep war on fhe outskirts inA make It only a last resort." Opponents of tbe league of nations he said, bad discussed only three out (Continued on page 4) E INVE5 RATHER WARM AFFAIR Portland, Ore., Sept. 5. Congress man Grear charges that a' campaign is being conducted to discredit th Investigating committee's work, but he declared that he would get th facts, regardless of the Influence brought to bear. He had a tropical debate with Congressman Lea, dem ocrat, who claims the republican, members are indulging In a "char-, acter assassination-." and.said he in-, tended to see thai the- witness- gor a' fair trial. Congressman Freer- announced that he would leave future examina- tlons of General Disque to its eoi-.. leagues, MaGee and 'Lea. HAWAIIAN'S JOIN V. S. NAVT" Honolulu, Sept. 5. Former sol--diers of 'Hawaiian and Filipino na tionality are entering the service f. " the 1'nfted States navy in great numbers it was announced at the re- -orulting station here today. 0. A. C. STUDENTS TO HAVE RIFLE PRACTICE y. S. MUSTJO. DUTY TO WORLD Oregon Agricultural College, ?or- vallls, Sept. 5. An up-to-date rifle range Is expected to be ready for -use of the members of the infantry and field artillery of the college by -the opening of school. The old rifls -range northwest of the campus win be put In shape. Bight sets of tar gets are now on hand. The range will admit of firing at 500 yards but most of the practle will be done from 200 to 300 yards., as by using short distances -a larger -number of imen can toe handled. In-ter-coni'pany matches are being plan--' ned. lArragements aTe being made -to start Indoor target practice in th armory soon after the opening of " school. Course In slg-htlng with slglrt- . ing bars to correct errors In hold--In? will be given. Captain IDenis Hayes and Captain E. F. Ayres will' have charge of this work. The field ' range w-111 not only be used by the Infantry but the field artillery unit will use It as a sub-caliber range..