Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937, January 28, 1919, Page 7, Image 7

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Objections Made to 'Defiance'
Provision of Bill.
Representative Cordon's Proposal to
Curb Bolshevism Referred to Ju
diciary Committee Again.
STATE CAPITOL. Salem. Jan. 27.
Spccial.) Oratorical fire flashed for
the first time in the House, when Rep
resentative Gordon's bill prohibiting
the waving of the red flas for the pur
pose of inciting disloyalty came up for
Tinal passage in that body today. The
Mouse seemed to bo in accord against
the Bolshevik element and the waving
f the red la"g, but differed as to pro
visions of the bill, and reported it back
Xo the judiciary committee for amend
ment. This action was not taken with
out a fight, however, in which the va
rious elements of the House appeared
to be pretty well lined up.
Provision in the proposed law re
sardine the waving of the red flag "in
defiance of the laws otthe state of Ore
Ron and of the t;nita States" was the
Jock on which the House split.
Smith, of Multnomah, offered the
first objection to this provision, de
claring that he was not particularly
Jn favor of the bill in any degree, but
would be compelled to vote against it
s long as the "defiance" provision
;was retained.
"I object to the measure on the
ground that the bill, as reported by
the committee, is not sufficiently
amended to protect the liberties of the
people of the state." asserted Mr.
Smith. "I object to the use of the word
defiance' where it refers to the laws
of the state of Oregon and the United
States. In time to come we will look
back on these days and reach the con
clusion that we are a little bit hys
terical right now. I take it that the
place the flag of the United States
holds in the hearts of the people does
not rest on legislation of this sort.
Many laws of Oregon and of the United
States, seemingly good at the time of
their adoption, have been found other
wise and necessity has arisen to agi'
tate for their repeal.
"The very class of people who wave
rod flags were brought here and placed
into peonage by the same class of peo
ple who are crying, aloud for this kind
of legislation. You don't remedy one
ill by this legislation, nor will you win
one red flag over."
Representatives Gordon and Bean
both' came to the support of the meas
ure, Gordon declaring that he believed-
the flag of the United States
sufficient emblem vfor any loyal citi
Een of this country.
Mr. Bean declared that he failed to
eee how any true American could be
In fear of prose.cuUoYi under the act
ss it stood.
"I am not sure that this legislation
will get the results which all of us
are seeking," continued Mr. Bean; "but
we cannot go on allowing the Bol
shevik! and I. W. W. to wave the red
flag in the place of the American flag.
This may not be the remedy, but no
other method has been suggested." He
pointed out that with the prospective
repeal of the espionage act, Oregon
will be left without a statute to cope
with Bolshevist and I. W. W., and de
clared: "Whether this act will stop
them' I do not know, but it will serve
notice on them and on that element
that we don't intend to tolerate their
Mr. Gordon, taking the floor again,
asserted that he Tailed to understand
how labor could be against the meas
ure, which was designed to protect la
bor. "Mr. Smith, and his friends have
made the remark to many lately that
their very organizations are in danger
of being disrupted by the class of
people this bill is directed at?
Representative Richardson, of Mult
nomah, declared he could not vote for
si measure which would make a crimi
nal of a man "for defiance of the laws
of the state or United States.
"I favor a bill to stop waving the
red flag." he asserted: "but defiance
might mean fair and honest criticism.
1 say that the law as drawn is not
Jionest and fair to an American
The bill was referred with instruc
tions to strike out the objectionable
flight to the .Pacific Coast early' last
Summer has been confined to the Tombs
on a charge of conspiracy to commit
treason, was. placed on trial In the Fed
eral Court today. Co-defendants with
him were Adolpb Stern, business man
ager of Bull, an anti-Britfsh magazine,
and the American Truth Society.
OXeary'a writings In the periodical,
since suppressed, and in pamphlets of
the society form ' the basis for the
Before selection of a jury was started
Thomas B. Kelder, counsel for O'Leary,
moved to quash the indictment. The
entire day's session was given over to
argument on the motion.
Mr. Felder contended that the es
pionage law was unconstitutional
feven if it had been valid during actual
hostilities, he added, its effectiveness
ceased with the signing of the armis
tice and no trials for its violation could
be held after that date. The argu
ments will be continued tomorrow.
Member of Ways and Means Com
mittee Takes Exceptions to
Criticism Offered.
STATE CAPITOL. Salem. Or.. Jan. :T.
(Special.) Chock full of "dynamite"
and vitriolic language is a reply sent
tonight to Mayor Baker, of Portland,
by Senator Jones, of Lane County, who
answers a published statement issued"
by the Portland executive last week,
concerning the controversy which has
arisen over the $100,000 appropriation
for returned soldiers and sailors..
Senator Jones is a member of the
Senate ways and means committee and
was one of the members who succeeded
in having the original appropriation of
$250,000 cut to $100,000. He also en
deavored to have this latter amount
reduced to $sn.000 when the amended
appropriation bill was before the Sen
ate last week:
Senator Jones' letter to Mayor Baker
was made public tonight:
'While I fully realize that Senator Smith
Us capable of defending mmseir in xne
tirade made against htm, I consider you,
as a puhllc official, have attempted to cast
reflection against the state of Oregon and
its Representatives in Salem assembled. I
would suggest Mr. Mayor. If cuir actions do
not suit you, that chloroform might prove
a more painless and safer method of
handling the situation.
"As one who opposed handing over $2.0,
000 without a protest. I did not at the
time realize that you were classing your
self as a Moses, leading us out of the wild
erness, but I had it figured that we we're
a Joseph being sold into captivity.
"I also will be compelled to plead
ignorance to the fact that you ars a pros
pective candidate for (Jovernor and that
you had taken this method of shouting to
the galleries. Tour ambition is a worthy
one, even if the method employed is not.
"With $R400, In blues, did you ever sit in
a hand where you drew down $100,000 more
easily or quickly than you did in this
"When you get to he Governor (?) you
will have my best wishes ond the state
of Oregon will have jny prayers.
"Regretting very much the tirade against
Senator Smith and certain other members
of the Senate ways and means committee,
of which I am a member. It has every
appearance of being the legitimate off
spring of an abnormal brain, the father
hood of which Inveigles the Mayor of Fort
land. I am most sincerely,
Badge Carey's Bill Aims to Revolu
flonlie Judicial Process.
STATE CAPITOL, Salem, Jan. 7.
KSpecial.) Two bills aimed at ma
terial changes in judicial procedure
rwere Introduced in the House today by
Representative Hare. One. sent' in by
request, is the bill o.f Judge t"arey for
revolutionizing judicial procedure which
has been commented upon frequently
by the press.
The other is by Representative Hare
"himself. It authorizes the Supreme
Court to fix such procedure for the
Circuit Courts from time to time as it
tees fit, and suf h procedure would dis
place statutory provisions relating to t subject.
Jr.xile Has Little to Say and Hi
Friends Are Deserting Him.
"LrOXDON. Jan. 27. William Hohen
fcollern has grown very surly and rarely
wpeaks a word to his servants and
guards, according to the Mail's corre
spondent at Amerongen.
His last recorded remark was made a
few days ago. when he said that hi:
'time at Amerongen was nearly up."
The correspondent says:
"The formt r Emperor is being gradu
ally deserted by everyone. He receives
practically no visitors and his formerly
voluminous correspondence has become
very small."
Case of Mistaken Identity Develops
in Relief Bill Controvert .
Senator J. C. Smith. of Josephine
County, has written a 'letter to Mayor
Baker, of Portland, explaining that op
position to the soldiers' and sailors' re-
ief bill, to which the Mayor took ex
ceptions, was led by Senator I. S. Smith,
of Coos County. The Mayor had writ
ten a letter to the former, criticising
opposition to the measure as having
come from the Josephine County Sena
tor, and his reply follows:
Hon. J eo rgf Baker, Mayor of Port
land -My Iar Sir "Some men are born
great ( like yourself and some have great -noun
thrust upon them." Unfortunately, I
happen to be tn the latter elnsfi. Your sor
row as regards the fact that the legislature
contains men of no "greater vision, consid
eration or ability to see and correctly In
terpret problems" than myself Is timely and
does great honor to your heart, if not to
your head.
The remark attributed to me by yourself
that has roused your Ire and brought on
my Innocent head the vials of wrath of
your erratic and theatrical eloquence were
attributed by the reporter to Smith of the
benighted land or Coos and Currjf, and if
you in your abundance of profound wisdom
allow yourself to go off half-cocked on this
matter of small importance, wouldn't It be
reasonable to suppose on matters of "greater
vision" you might not In your theatrical way
be mistaken?
Really now, Oeorge, wouldn't it be a good
Idea for you to know what you are talking
or writing about before you try to enlighten
the world 7
As to what you say about me personally,
T care very little, but would at least like to
assure you that I am afraid the electorate
of the benighted rural districts will feel
deeply humiliated to have their Ignorance
and stupidity thus publicly proclaimed by
such a high and mighty source as the the
atrical Mayor of the great city of Portland.
very truly, J. c. SMITH.
Bill Would Legalize Labor Unions.
STATE CAPITOL. Salem. Or.. Jan.
27. (Special.) Labor unions would be
declared lawful . organizations and
courts would be inhibited from grant
ing injunctions against organizations
of persons endeavoring to settle their
labor disputes, under a bill by Repre
sentative Home, of Multnomah, intro
duced in the House today.
Washington Legislators Say
Miller Should Appear.
Senator. Eatror Eight-Round Box
.Inp Law; State Printer Given
Right to Charge More.
OLTMP1A. Wash.. Jan. 27. (Spe
cial.) Further leave of absence from
legislative duty was today denied Rep
resentative Alfred K. Miller, of Seattle.
He has not attended since the opening
day. January li, when he remained
long enough to be sworn in. which
placed him on the state payroll. The
next day his colleague from the Forty
first District asked that Miller be ex
cused on account of his wife's Illness.
Speaker Fred A. Adams had the cleric
read a letter from Miller today to
which the latter asked for indefinite
leave of absence, explaining thaft hi
presence is demanded in Seattle dur.
ing the shipyards strike. He is chair
man of the conference Committee of
the Seattle Metal Trades Couhcfl. now
in active charge of the strike that la
threatening the Puget Sound shlpbuild
ing industry. In his letter to the
Speaker Miller cited his duties as con
ference chairman in support of his re
quest foT further relief from legisla
tive attendance.
Strike Activity Displeases.
Representative Pliny L. Allen, also
of Seattle, satirically noted Miller's
strike activity as possible evidence that
illness is not entirely responsible for
his abse'nee from Olympia, moving that
further leave be refused. He warn sup
ported by a unanimous vote, and a sim
ilar vote on Mark E. Heed's motion
instructed the chief clerk to immedi
ately notify Miller.
This action makes Miller an illegal
absenteeunless he returns on receipt
of notice, but there is no present in-J
aicauon or nummary action II he re
fuses to come. It is understood -that
the police power of the House will
probably not be exercised to compel
Miller's attendance, any action In the
matter remaining until he feels him
self relieved of obligations he con
siders more important than those to
which he was elected am' sworn.
Case Called I nlqnr.
So far as can be observed the House
does not care to make a martyr of
Miller because of his devotion to strike
duties, although not even a labor mem
ber contends that the state is paying
him a legislator's salary for services
in directing a paralyzing strike. It Is
said to be the first case of the kind the
Washington Legislature has had to deal
As the result of an afternoon in
spection of Capitol building property
and plans, the half mill levy for ad
ditional buildings will in all prob
ability be continued two years longer
for the purpose of erecting a state ad
ministration building and possibly a
central building for legislative ses
sions in addition to the present temple
of Justice.
The executive mansion will also be
newly roofed and otherwise repaired!
on an understanding that Governor,
Mxter will resume occupancy of it. The
(Jovernor this afternoon accompanied
the House and Senate capitol building
committees and the state capitol com
mission on a general inspection of the
propert y.
Three Armories Favored.
This evening the House military com
mittee reported favorably on appro
priations of $100,000 each for armories
at Everett, Walla Walla and Ellens
burg. A favorable Senate committee report
was also reached upon the Wray bill
to legalize eight-round boxing matches.
Its author. Senator William Wray. be
lieves this bill will pass both houses
and receive executive sanction. It pro
vides for strict medical examination of
all contestants before entering the ring
and bars the fly-by-night promoter of
"meal-ticket" matches.
By House committee action tonight
the state printer Is given a 20 per cent
increase in the legal scale of prices, on
account of increased cost of labor.
English Language Boosted.
On an argument oy Senator J. H.
Smith that only the English language
should hereafter be legally recognized
in this country, the Senate today voted
down a motion to permit use of other
languages in drugless healer exami
nations, after which the bill to license
the healers passed.
Spokane is heavily represented by
prominent business men at a hearing
tonight on the Uassett bill to appro
priate $100,000 for preliminary surveys
of the Columbia basin irrigation proj
ect. City attorneys and street car com
pany representatives are also attending
an open hearing upon Phipps' bill,
which would empower City Councils
to increase street car fares above the
statutory five-cent limit.
Land for Farm Sought.
A delegation of Prosser citizens, in
cluding Alexander McNeill. H. C. Ben
son. Joseph Wampa. C. J. Alexander
and Len Uolf, arrived at Olympia to
day to support an appropriation of
When, it
comes to
on the fit and fabric,
most men, or rather
married men prefer to
leave it t the wife.
If she approves
Happy! Happy!
If she disapproves
Good nigfrt!
Unless, of course, the
dealer's guarantee of sat
isfaction means he wants
to please them both.
That's us !
Exclusive Agents for
"Sampeck" Clothes for
Young Men and Their-'
Fathers, Too.
Washington at Sixth
$".0,000 for the purchase of 100 addi
tional acres to the State Irrigation Ex
perimental Station, near Prosser. to be
operated under Washington State Col
lege direction.
Business men of the Prosser dis
trict have already cleared 80 acres In
cluded tn the original site, and sub
scribed (3000 to its development.
Hepresentative E. W. Fawley, of
Douglas, today Introduced a blue-sky
law patterned sfter the Kansas statute.
San Francisco Men Arretted for
Working Without License
SALEM. Or.. Jan. 27. (Special. ) Two
men giving the names of A. B. Cohen
and M. M. Stark, of San Francisco,
were arrested by Chief of Police Var
n eye Cor soliciting accident and health
insurance without an insurance license
from the Chinese In Salem, and were
taken to the chief's office, where they
returned the money collected from the
They were ordered to appear before
the Insurance Commissioner at 11
o'clock today, but failed to make their
appearance, and It is understood that
Insurance Commissioner Dells will file
a complaint against the insurance
company for permitting these men to
solicit business without a license and
will ask the court to assess a fine
against the company.
The Insurance Commissioner warns
the public against these men. as they
are not authorized to represent any
Canadian Veteran Takes Place of
Late J. R. Stannard.
8TATK CAPITOL. Salem. Or.. Jan. 27.
(Special.) Oeorge D. Chenoweth. a
farmer of Denmark. Curry County, ar
rived here today to alt for Curry
County in the seat in the House of
Representatives made -vacant y the
death of J. I. Stannard. Mr. Cheno
weth will have all of the courtesies of
the House except the right to vote. He
was designated for the place by County
Judge Wood, of Curry County.
Mr. Chenoweth was wounded in
France as a member of the. Canadian
army. He endeavored to enter the
service of the United States, but was
rejected and jwent to Canada, where he
enlisted and saw active service in
Repeal of Measures Asked.
STATE CAPITOL Salem. Or.. Jan.
27. (Special.) In order to pave the
way for the work of the consolidating
committee, the repealing bug hit the
O.i- I Turned On After Failure to
S;oor Artery.
SAN" FRANCISCO, Jan. 27. A note
addressed to the Coroner by Mrs. N'ita
Plerson, former newspaper writer and
poet of Chicago and New York, found
beside her body in her apartment here
today, told how she had cut an artery
In her arm, in an attempt to end her
life. and, failing in this attempt,
turned on a gas jet-
First Day Occupied With Arguments
on Motion to Dismiss.
Packing Concern Is Given Three
Days in Which .to Discharge
Alleged Undesirables.
WINNIPEG. Man., Jan. 27. Re
turned soldiers today agreed to give
Swift & Co. three days to discharge
enemy aliens employed at the Swift
plant at Elrhwood. a Winnipeg suburb.
The decision was reached by the men
after they had gathered and marched
to Elmwood with the announced inten
tion of ejecting from the plant all men
believed to be enemy aliens. The sol
diers were met at the gates by Brigadier-General
Ketchen, Mayor Gray and
the manager of the plant, who told
the men the foreigners would be dis
charged to make room for returned
Before going to Elmwood returned
soldiers today completed the destruc
tion of a store, which they partially
destroyed yesterday. The store was
owned by an alleged enemy alien.
Four men, none of them soldiers,
today were arrested and charged with
participating in riots which yesterday
prevented Winnipeg Socialists from
holding services in honor of the mem
ory of the late Karl Ltebknecht, a Ger
man Spartacan leader.
Children Cry for Fletcher's
These Great
Shoe Values!
Staig-er's known policy of honest,
straig-ht-forward dealing- seeing
that you are satisfied makes this
Stock-Reducing- Sale a real Shoe
This store boug-ht Shoes for two
seasons ahead because of the unset
tled market conditions and now finds
it must sell them' all in one. War made
it necessary to prepare for the future
a long time ahead. But the end of
the war reversed conditions in a day.
Our customers get the benefit. Our
money back for this great overstock
is all we seek. The profits are yours.
all this week, and many more of the
prices have again been lovnered. Not
a clearance of a part, but all of the
stock, so you save no matter what
shoe you buy.
W w '
Men's $5.00 to $5.50
Calf Shoes, button or
blucher styles. Sale
Men's $10 to $11
Shoes, tan or black:
English or medium
Women's $5 to $7
Shoes. Broken lines.
Women's $6 to $6.50
All sizes in the lot,
Women's $6 to $10
Shoes. Black and tan.
Good styles and sizes,
Men's $6 and $6.50
Shoes. Button or lace.
Regular lines,
Men's J. & M. $12.50
to $14 Shoes. You
all know what they
Women's $6.50 to $9
Shoes. Regular lines ;
all sizes,
Men's $6.50 to $7.50
Shoes. Kid, calf,
tan. During sale. pr.
Misses' $4.50 to $5
Shoes. Button or lace.
Sizes 11 Vz to 2,
Women's $7.50 to $10
Shoes. Black, brown,
tan and two-tones
Men's $7.50 to $8.50
Women's Ml to
?1 :?.50 Shoes. Regular
lines. Black, gray,
mahogany and com
binations, $9.80
Children's $4.50
Shoes Sizes 8i toll,
Men's $3.50 to $9.00
Shoes. Kid. calf or tan
calf. English or me
dium shapes,
Women's $9.50 to $14
Shoes. Black, brown,
grav and t wo-tones,
t - BY C. W. SH1VELY
292 Washington Street Between Fourth and Fifth
House today, and a number of meas
ures to do away with present com
missions came into that body. Includ
ing bills to do away with the commis
sion to license sailors' boarding houses,
I'mpqua River Board of Pilot Com
missioners, Board for Kxamination of
Vancouver Man to Wed.
TACOMA, Wash.. Jan. 17. (Special.)
Marriage licenses were issued in Ta-c-oma
today to C. E. Wilson. Vancouver.
1 Wash unH Pearl "oa Iv T-..- ....... .. i
N'EW TORK- , Jan- 27. Jeremiah to Ed .Nelson, Tacoma. and Clare Kraft
O'Leary, who. since his sensational I Hoyuiam.
T5.?VT P ?asb the Iga-
, . . t A ie-vi uus ueen uuuue under Ills
personal supervision for over 30 years. Allow no one
to deceive you in this. Counterfeits, Imitations and
.Y,??ira8."?S55?J are but experiments, and endanger the
Health of Children Experience against Experiment.
ca What is CASTORIA
-astons is a harmless substitute for Castor Oil, Pare
goric, Urops and Soothing Syrups. It contains neither
opium, .Morphine nor other narcotic substance. For
more than thirty years it ha been in constant use for the
reliei of Constipation. Flatulency, Wind Colic and
Diarrhoea ; allaying Feverlshness arising therefrom,
and by regulatinsr the Stomach and Bowels, aids the as
similation of 1 ood ; giving healthy and natural sleep.
The Children's Panacea The Mother's Friend,
The Kind You Have Always Bought
Bears the Signature of
In Use For Over 30 Years
thb ccwraoa aoaswrr, am roan crrr.
Dr. Edwards Olive Tablets Get
at the Cause and Remove It
Dr. Edwards Olive Tablets, the substi
tute for calomel, act gently on the bowels
and positively do the work
people afflicted with bad breath find
quick relief through Dr. Edwards'
Olive Tablets. The pleasant, sugar
coated tablets are taken for bad breath
by all who know them.
Dr. Edwards' Olive Tablets act gently
but firmly on the bowels and liver,
stimulating them to natural action,
clearing the blood and gently purifying
the entire system. Th-y do that which
dangerous calomel do without any
of the bad titer effects.
All the benefits of -tasty, sickening,
piping cathartics are dr ied from Dr.
Edwards' Olive Tablets without griping,
pain or any disagreeable effects.
Dr. F. M. Edwards discovered the
formula after seventeen years of prac
tice among patients afflicted with
bowel and liver complaint, with the
attendant bad breath.
Dr. Edwards' Olive Tablets are purely
a vegetable compound mixed with olive
oil; you will know them by their ohva
color.- Take one or rwo -""err night for
a week and note the effect. 10c and 25c
per box. All druggists.
Votinc Machine. Oregon Conservation
CommlftMlon and Board of Irmntg-raf ion
(egislutors Ciet "Bid!-."
STATIC ('APITOU Salem. Or.. Jan 27
(Spet-ial. The biennial invitation
from the University of Oregon and
Oregon A(trluUural College to visit
those UsaCltU tlOttS were reccivrd by the
legislature today A tentative date
rVhruary I. at Kiigen... and February
S.-at Corvalli. wVre et.
mc rinoi nuunu iimin t
Comforting Relief From Pain
Makes Sloan's the
World's Liniment.
This famous reliever of rheumatic
aches, soreness. stiffneae. painful
sprains, neuralgic pallia and most other
external twinges that humanity suffers
from enjoys its great sales because It
practically never fails to bring speedy,
eomfortlng relief.
Always ready for ua. it takes little
to penetrate ,,ltioua rubbing and pro
duce results. Clean, refreshing. At all
drug stores. A large bottle means econ
omy. 30c. COc, $1.20.
Take Salts to Flush Kidneys if
Back Hurts or Bladder
Phone Your Want Ads to
Main 7070 A 6095
Head or chest
are best treated
NEW PRICES 30c. 60c, $1.20
If you must have your meat every
day. eat it. but flusn your ktdneya with
salts occasionally. sav.s a noted au
thority who tells us that meat form
uric acid which almost paralyses the
kidneya in their efforts to expel it from
the blood. They become sluggish and
weaken, thin you suffer with a dull
misery fn the kidney region, sharp
pains in the back or sick headache,
dixxlness, your stomach sours, tongue
is coated and when the weather Is baji
you have rheumatic twinges. The urine
gets cloudy, full of sediment, the chan
nels often get sore and irritated, oblig
ing you to seek relief two or thres
times during the night.
To neutralise these Irritating acids.
. n.- the kidneys and flush off the
body's urinous waste, get four ounces
of Jad Salts from any pharmacy here;
take a tablespoonf Ml in a glass of water
before breakfast for a few days and
J your kidneys will then set fine. This
famous salts is made from the acid of
grapes and lemon Juice, combined with
lithla. and has been used for genera
tions to flush and stimulate sluggish
kidneys, also to neutralise the acids in
urine, so it no longer irritates, thus
ending bladder weakness.
Jad Salt: Is Inexpensive: cannot in
jure, and males a delightful efferves
cent lilaia-watcr drink. Adv.
3 1 10.2