Till! Or.ZCOII DAILY JOUIINAI,, P OIITLAND, FRIDAY, JULY 10, Ui: UillOIJS TO HOLD MASS MEETING ON PHONE STRIKE Proposal to Remove From Homes Pacific Telephones or Demand Half Price, to Come; Up. ' RALLY TO BE IN LIBRARY 'Mayor Baker Receives Reply . From Company Official Indi cating Settlement May Be Near 'Preparations for a great mass meeting of all organized labor to con sider the telephone strike joa Satur day evening, at 8 o'clock, in the audi torium of Central library, are feeing made following sanctions Thursday night by the Central Xabor-Councrh At the council's session the matter'Of taking- j Pacific telephones r out of Portland homes on, the end of the month, if the strike - was not ended, was supported by the adoption of a : resolution. : " The plans for the mass meeting Indi cate that it will be large and well at- . tended. Several speakers will be called on. Including Otto Hartwig, president of the Oregon State Federation of Labor and secretary of the state board of con ciliation. The meeting will be preceded by an Impromptu band concert at vari ous street corners to he given under the auspices of the men's branch of the International Brotherhood of Electrical .. Workers. MAT KEMOTE PHONES The matter of having the- telephones removed and of demanding that only Over the Top and Then Some "I never felt better in my life than since taking the first does of Mayr's Wonderful Remedy. X had a bad case of indigestion and bloating and tried all kinds of medicine. - Mayr's Wonderful Remedy is all and more than Is claimed for it. On my recommendation our post master's s wife Is using it with good re sult!. "" It is a simple, ..harmless prep aration that removes the catarrhal mu cus from the intestinal tract and allays .the inflammation which causes .prac tically all stomach, liver and Intestinal aUments, v including appendicitis. - One dose will convince or money refunded. At all druggists. Adv. half the regular rate be charged owing to the poo? service, was ; heartily in dorsed, it was explained i by speakers that it would be necessary to give the company 41 hours- notice to get the phone removed, and that if the company did not send a man to the house within that timv the Individual could take out the telephone himself, provided he did not damage it. Telegrams encouraging to the strikers were received at union headquarters late Thursday- night. - One was from Miss Julia O'Connor in Washington, I, C, stating that favorable, settlements were near. The message follows! ."Conditions here extremely favorable for. Immediate and satisfactory - settle ment of all vital, points. Hearing before wire control board Friday:' I will pre sent operators' claims for .' retroactive pay. Wire control board also has power and will hear me on full points, the changes , in the ! adjustment board plan which I believe Is necessary to protect the organisation," ma 'rear -agreement for both men and girls, three year wage schedule, f return 1 of all: Strikers main taining - full '; seniority rights already agreed., to. f All other points in dispute I believe can be, settled through a con ference between our. committee and the company.' - BAKER GETS ; REPIiT ' ' ' " The following message to T. C. Howry, business manager of the men's local, from Clyde E. rmnraven, representative in San Franclseor": -' "Conference withtFullerton this afternoon- Conditions point to . settlement soon.", Mr. Fullerton is one of the of ficials in- San Francisco of the Pacific Telephone k Telegraph company. , Mayor Baker this morning received a reply to his telegram of Thursday urging official ;of' the company to - arbitrate With representatives of the unlosv The reply was from-O. K. McFarland, presi dent of the company, whose offices are in San Francisco. and reads as follows: : "Answering, your : telegram of today, every, effort Is being made to restore full service'': with ' the least possible de lay. We have at no time refused to confer with officers of the Brotherhood of Electrical Workers representing, our employes. Conference being held today." These telegrams are Interpreted by lo cal union officials to mean that the end of the strike is very near. If the fun demands of the strikers are granted, the strike may be called off as fast as tele grams can travel. If, howevet con cessions are made by tne sinners- rep resentatives, then the settlements must be put to a referendum vote which must travel by mail to the union headquar ters, say strikers. Safety Director Leaves H. J. Bell, safety director of the Northwestern region of the railroad ad ministration, who arrived in Portland to confer with local committees, congrat ulate them on the records made in this district during "No Accident Week" and to arrange future plans for railroad safety work conferred Thursday with members of the general safety commit th, fbiiitttamt fmr-Atia linen. " met with the O-W. R. A N. comrmttees at the Albtna anops wis morning ana de parted at noon far Seattle, .t where he will continue east ttf Chicago, his head quarters, j- 8. X. Green' Stamps for cash. 'Hoi man Fuel Co, Main 5S, A-886S. Block wood, short eabwood. Rock Springs and Utah eoal ; sawdust Adv.- OIGOil CITY GIRLS JOIN PHDME STRIKE More Than Two Thirds of Force Walk Out;4 Night Chief Operator Sticks. ' Oregon City. July 18.- More than two thirdJLOf the operating force of the telephone exchange of the Ore gon City system of tne Paclf 10 Tele bhone & Telegraph company, walked out on strike at 6 o'clock Thursday night,, and this morning a dozen or more girls are picketing f the com pany's office on Main street, adjoin ing the First National bank. The girls declare their action to be taken in svmoathy with the movement in Portland to bring about higher wage and better working conditions in the local exchange. '"' rktv mr-ttnn fniinws tha visit Saturday of two representatives from- the Portland union, who- aaaressea an open meeung in Labor temple and have since been working among the local operators. They secured membership applications of all but five. ' . - . " - -. - ; "; ' Among those remaining on duty was MisS Ada Bedwell of Canemah. night chief operator, who has been with the company IK years and-who says that she does not expect to strike, v t The five -electricians and linemen in the employ of the company first went on strike 'last week out of sympathy with the movement in Portland and ' else where, but a; few days ago - resumed, work, - only to go out a second time Thursday night along with the operators; GOYEBKOR APPEALS TO BOTH SIDE FOR EKB OF STRIKE Salem. July: IS.- In response to a re quest from the stats board of concilia tion, Governor oicou unursaay appeaiea to officials of the Paclf lc Telephone v& Telegraph company and of the Electrical Workers' union in an effort to set on foot negotiations toward an Immediate re sumption of normal teiepnone -service. In their letter to the governor, mem bers of the board admit their failure to bring about an agreement and ask that the executive use his Influence in open ing the door - for such : negotiations as will result in ending' the strike. Telesrams were dispatched by the gov ernor to O. E. McFarland, president, and H. D. Plllibury, vice president of the Pacific Telephone company, with head quarters In San Francisco, and to James Noonan, International secretary of the E3ectrical Workers', union. t Ace CIement! in Command While .Xleutenant H. A.' Thatcher is on his vacation Sergeant Ace Clement will assume command of the war emer gency squad, according to orders Issued by Chief of Police Johnson today. Cle ment was with the motorcycle squad until he was injured in an accident. Gompers Says It Is Impossible to v Make Nation Dry London,1; July IS. (U, P.) Samuel. Gompers, president of the American Federation of Labor, arrived at South ampton on the Mauretania, declared re garding American prohibition that It is , all Tot to think you can compel a country to be dry. It was a physical impossibility, ' he saldf- Speaking of Ireland, Gompers said America had only good will for England, but the general feeling, was that the Irish question should be settled because the jLeague of Nations provided for self- determination. "Surely the British will satlsfythe claims of the Irish in a manner to make them as grateful as the dominions, Gompers said, .. MANY PORTLAND MEN AT VICTORIA Rose City Delegates Predominate at the Interstate " Realty Convention. . - in. : , w 1 Breezy Style for Sunlmer Days: There's no better place in town to buy summer comfort thairt Here. Put on a Mathis suit and step right out into the hot weather zone--you'll look a lot more comfortable, and feel it, too. Athletic Underwear adds to your sura- , mer comfort. The best fabrics and makes are here, $1.50jto$7.50 Silk Shirts $5 to $12 Summer Neckweear 50c to $4 Light, airy Tw eed s and Homespuns, Tropical Wor steds and Flannels. Mathis correctness, moderately priced ' : . ' . .- -. . - .. . . -. $25 V30 35 and up Palm Beach Clothes $16i to $25 MEN'S WEAR A vCorberf Building, Fifth and Morrison :' By A. S. Johnson $ Victoria, B. C July 18. The iPort land delegation to the convention of the. Interstate Realty Merr arrived here Thursday morning, after having been delayed Tuesday night at Port Angeles. Wash., on account of high wind. Hon.. J. W. Massie, premier of New Zealand,' spoke at the luncheon at the Canadian club at noon Thurs day. - " The convention opened on ached ule time Thursday as follows: Thursday, July 17, 9 a. m. to S p. m. Registration of delegates at registration bureau, ground floor, Belmont house, on Humboldt street. All attending the con vention will register at this time, receiv ing badges and tickets of admission to the various entertainment features. No registration fee charged for ladies or other members of family of delegates. 13 m. to 2 p. m. Complimentary luncheon for the executive -committee at the Union club, corner Gordon and Hum boldt streets, given by C T. Cross, presi dent of the - Victoria Real Estate ex change. - ' PORTLAND ME2T SPEAK ' 3 p. m. Convention fiaU, Princess the atre, 808 Tates street. Opening of the convention. Presiding. K. S. Goodwin of Seattle, Wash., president of the Inter state Realty association. Welcome Hon, John Oliver, premier of British Co lumbia ; Robert Porter, mayor ot Vic toria; C T. Pross, president of the Vic toria; Reaf Estate exchange. Response and annual report President E. Goodwin. Annual report Secretary- Treasurer Paul A. Cowgill, Portland. Or. Announcement of committees. Address Paul C Murphy, director of the "Own Your Home" section. United States de partment of labor. Washington, D. C-, subject : "The National Own Tour Home Campaign"' -. . -f-. I p. a Five minute talk contest for silver trophy cup donated by Joseph Mc Carthy, Spokane, Wash., Convention hall. Princess theatre. 0.-H. Skotheiro, Portland, presiding. Judges of contest, Hon. C. D. Macliean, provincial secre tary and minister of education; Major General R. G E. Leckie, C M. G. G. O. a M. IX No. 11 ; Miss Helen Stewart, city librarian. " The evening program was Interspersed with a number of entertainment features including several songs hy splendid tal ent and a three round boxing bout be tween two highly trained kiddies. A. B. Da vies and Jumbo. Bavies of Victoria, sons of the manager of the aquatic exhibition,-- ' ' J PORTLAND MEX P&EDOMUTATI! Portland had the largest registration up to Thursday night. ' C. T. Cross of Victoria won the cup offered by F. C. Taylor of Portland for the highest number ..of members during the year. F. E. Pope of Spokane secured the second prize for the same a round trip to the convention, given kjr E. & Goodwin, Seattle. Colonel Colyean of Seattle secured the third price of $10, donated by Frank Sole of Aberdeen. - Fred W. German of Portland was given a $15 prize donated by E. B. Arth n&ud of Hoauitm for the larcrast nttrabar of new, members .'secured by an indi vidual.;. - An especially novel, feature was a parody song by Lieutenant Webb "of the Canadian fbrces,' burlesquing prominent members of the " Interstate Realty, as sociaUon. , -f s vi' .'. -, DayligltEepeal ls ; Attached: Again ! to - Washington. July'.- 1$.(U -'f.itf- peal of the daylight saving plan. -was again attached as a rider to the agri cultural appropriation bill by the house agricultural committee- teday. : . ' This action waa taken despite the fact. that President Wilson has already ve toed the' bill once because of the day light saving repeal. C i. " v. Administration ..leaders ' are deter mined to - force' the agricultural appro priation measure, and the repeal , clause through ' the ' house - and put it- before President Wl'son again. , . , 1 . . r The new,, bill - differs from : the ? one already vetoed in that it exempts from the repeal ; the standard . time' zones which were' established ' in ' the original daylight. saving act, , . , . Soldier ;Land Acts. V Advocated Jn West Salt Lake. July Is. To eliminate o'n- posltion by eastern states to proposed acts of vongress pertaining to soldier settlement, a meeting of. delegates of several western states is to be held here a day before the governors', conference in August: S. A. Brady of PocaUllo, president of the Idaho Reclamation as sociation, today announced the plans for the meeting. Eastern , opposition, : he saya; is strong, because money appro priated would be applied to the west, where land is cheap, rather than to the development of expensive eastern laadL imiN RBvedY Tv?1 Granulated Eclioq 1M BEIJSOil HOE SALE IS NOT CONSUMMATED; IPlNlpLnUGilST Purchase Is Under Consideration ' by New York, Hostelry Inter- ; ests, Says Owner. . Relative to the rumor that negotia tions, were pending for, the sale of the Benson hotel for an amount approximat ing $1,000,000,, Simon Benson said to day: ' I - 'The hotel Is for sale, as it has been for three years. Overtures have been made several times to buy it, but noth ing eame'of them.'" Recently I gave some New York people an option until Aug ust 1. it was merely an agreement to sell for a certain amount, good until that date. , They returned; to New Tork to see about raising the! money. 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