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TTTE OREGON STATESMAN WEDNESDAY. JANUARY 23, 1018
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Charges of Bad Faith Are
Made by Both Sides at
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AGREEMENT IS DEBATED
Store Ice, Or Do Without
Is Warning Now Sent Out
The federal food administration
is Reading' out warnings to ice users
to the effect that.-manufactured fca
mar not be obtainable next summer
and requesting that wherever possi
ble natural ice be rlaced in storage.
Ammonia, which is necessary in the
manufacture of Ice. is in heavy de
mand by the army and navy and may
not t o r.va liable elsewhere.
Lack of ice in the summer of 1918
would result in untold Iosh of foods
in the home. In creameries and cold
l.Jy PETER P. CARNEY.
- - a wsu , -J mj J a- r r -r n t v umi wa
That the east and the west are the eastern team's ten.
evenly matched as reard trapshoot- Woolfolk Henderson, C. II . Xew
ing ability ia proven by a perusal of corJib afld Frank WriKht have been
-the 1917 averages compiled by the. on all Ihrt-e of the eastern teams
Interstate . Trapshooting association. and Frank Troeh and J. II. Jahn hae
Its singularj likewise remarkable.) ti on all the western teams,
and it does not seem possible thatj This idea of comparison of the
the combined averages of the high ; -ast atcalnst the west and the nrnfr-
est'ten shooters from each section of i sionals and amateurs in trapfhootin?
Counsel for Employes Asks
For Arbitrator Named
by Defense Council
this great country should te the
fame- .9644. but that is what the
Interstate association "dopester"
fays they, are. That Is just about at
close as any one could expect in one
Iut : Sve did a
will bring forth as many arguments
a the selection of AU-Amerlckn
baseball or football teams, for there
are more active participants in trap-H
shooting than any other sport.
Just such a yarn as thin a couplo
oAHMiMJTOX, Jan. 22 Charge j
of bad faith were made by both eid3
today at the hearings before the
presidents' mediation commission of
complaints by union par-king hous
workers that their employers hav
railed to live up to the arbitration
agreement signed last month when
i strike was impending.
Frank P Walsh, counsel for the
employes, presented a proDOsal tha
both sids submit all the question
invoiveri in the original azreemen
ter of the statistics, viz
Wot, .11 f 110; EitM. fP l;W;l. ;
, : That Isn't much difference, to-ba
sure, but we didn't want to proclaim
to the world that the high ten shoot
er of the eaet and the highest ten
' of the west deadlocked to the frac
tion ; on C5, 000 targets, and have
some other "dopester" writing to the
editor Informing him that the fig
ures were incorrect- Whatever joy
there is for the western shooters la
the margin given above they are wel
come to it.
This is thrt first time In three years
that the west has outsJiot the east in
the averages. Ty Cobb beat Nap
i.ajoie ror me American league bat
ting crown one year by an even
smaller margin than the west put It
over cn the east this past season, so
mai iractions are worth something,
California the Hone of the Wet.
Eastern leaders Iflred at 29.035
and broke 28,000. vhile the western
stars shot at 26,700 targets and
smashed 25,750. Tfce west owes
much to California. for its excellent
statistics for four of the high ten
shooters are from The Golden statu,
and two rt them are- from Los An-
little. figuring on , of yers aco rave th Wstv lloeans decision by an arbitrator nnme.l
our own hook and getting the thing an idea to stage an east against the hy the ,,,un.cH ' national defend
Ilv enumeraiea among tnese tn
denftinds for a basic eight-hour day,
an Increase of $1 a day In waK".
time and a half for overtime, doubl"
pay for Sunday work same pav
for wom'en as men. preference in em
ployment for union men and no dia
crlminatioH between union and non
union men In the distribution of
"We are Willing to abide by tit
original agreement." said James J.
Condon, rouasel for the "packers,
"but not to aecept the closed hop,
which ycu are now oemand'ng."
The request -of the workers for
government operation of the plant-.
during the war Was lost sight of In
ot.wn io ine wnaiieKi or fraction we west shrot. and In v:in tn n.
find the wofcl has a fraction the Let- j this will be one of the biggest event
on their card.
The all-eastern team picked in
1915 averaged .9550 to .9537 for the
west, and (he eastern toarn In 1913
veragcl .0615 o ,.9570 for the
SALEM MEN VOLUNTEER
I FOR GUARD SERVICES
t Continued from page 1)
work under the direction of Captain
rOKTLAND, Jam 21. Maior
llichard Dlet:h. comm'andini; the local discussion of the arbitration dl-put-
units or the Oregon state ruard an which nrecioltated It. Mr. Walh
lieutenant Colonel iJohn IlibbinK. declared, however, tJi at the proposal
commanaing the Multnomah county had not been dropped.
guard, tonight ordered out 150 mem- Opposition of the Backers to
bers of the home guard organizations! "re ot their plants wjlj be basd on
ur mimary auiy along the water- tne contention that such action- K
lront. The guards lare irmod anrl nnnriMarr In vIt nf thlr innnr
will reinforce th civil guard n Inner it Ion with tho rnvirnriiinl Th-.i
the river front. All members of th was no Intimation tnnlcbt of rhn
state and Multnomli guards aro the conferences would be concluded.
u u.r,cu report again Wednesday In the meantime, the emnlove.
n:gnt at the State aimorv her for have annottncfd hv will itnnOnn
posible duty. Pending the arrival to work, although the strike vo.
2Lr!ig t,on.rnijr unl'frms. the taken by the men still la In effect
guards are attired In tha li --a v ..i t a
uniforms. I ,.
vuv ut; PWl ntl . ti au ftl TOJTll k
is not reached. ,
Double Wedding Is Held
at St. Marys Church
M.T. AXGEU Or. . Jan. 22. A don.
oie weaaine took place at St. Mary a
cinirc-h at v m. m. Tuesday, January
!;, when Thomas O. Meyer of
Kphrata, Wash., and Miss Paulina
Knz of thl place and Henjamin
Kemp of this place and Martha
Saunders of Portland were united K
wedlock. Tne former will remain
in this vicinity for a short while be
fore permanently establishing them
selves in their future home at
Ephrata. Wash. The latter after a
brief honeymoon will Make their
home in Portland.
Local Dealer Complains at
Treatment Received From
(Continued from page 1)
I'-y. While no official statement was
available. It was Indicated that
wherever military necessity does not
demand suporession of facts and
figures, full information as to what
the .bureau Is fining or ias done will
be given to the press.
In connection wfih the new policy
it was disclosed that reorganization
of the ordnance bureau began early
in May, 1917, less than a month aft
er the declaration of a state of war.
WOMEN TO START
Y. W. C A. Launches Drive
to Gather Money for
BY W. C. COWG1LL
"I have been afraid, under the
new laws, to ship any beef or pork
to Portland, as there it has to be
inspected by The Union Meat, com-f
pany, or men in Its employ, al
though, a I understand it, the in
spectors are paid by th State of
Oregon, and for that reason I have
made no shipments to. Portland for
a long time. I am simply buying
on the farms near Salem and taking
care of my regular customers here In
Salem,' said Speight yesterday af
ternoon at his hop, 1196 South
12th street. - -
Mr. Speight had a good deal of
trouble with an inspector sent down
from Portland almost a year ago.
Ills name was Stelnmetz, a deputy of
State Dairy and Food Commission
er J. D. Mickle.
"He told me." Speight said that
meat that had been killed, forty
eight hours was unfit to rat, and
condemned It. He said I could
kill cattle on a farm and ship to
Portland, but that the meat could
not be used in Salem; that my mark
et must have no draft in it, although
at the time there was a cold wind
blowing through, but I must have
an ice box In the winter time. But
the worst part of the joke was that
British Machines Bomb
Factories in Germany
. LOXDOX, Jan. 22. The .report
from Field Marshal Halg's headquar
ters in France tonight says:
"Monday night ouY flying ma
chines dropped ovV 200 bombs on
Courtrai and - the enemy's billets at
Routers and Rumbeke. Raids also
were carried out Into'Cermany. Two
tons of bombs were dropped on' the
steel works at Thionville, on large
railway siding at Bernstorff .and ion
tne Aranvme railway, junction'
VINOL MADE THIS
Her Signed Letters Proves
This. Read it
Bill provides Registration of
All Men Attaining Age
WASHINGTON, Jan. 22. Legisla
tion proposed by the I war depart
ment to carry out recommendations
of Provost Marshal General Crowder
for changes In. administration of tin;
army draft was Introduced fn the
house today by Representative Dent.
chairman of the military committer.
it includes joint resolutions author
izing the president to call men Into
service by class and apportion quo
tas In proportion ot the class called
and providing for registration of all
men who have reached the age of 21
since June 5. '
Mr. Dent also Introduced a bill t
organize the 'army nurses Into an
ne aemanaea mai ray cow oe curnen army nurse corps with a superln-
Deiore muaing, ana me animai naa tendent at Its head and another t f
ure ' "r, "eiij " give six months pay to dependents
duced no milk at " of officers and enlisted men killed
iou,r namouger macnine musi oe or dying from wounds.
a n ali aS aflA Aah 4 1 m a 44 f siatAf " l
ww cs,riir(l sjiici rnii iiiiiv a t m u wu
was another complaint be made, said
Kerne, X H. "I was all run
down, had, no strength, no appetite
and a bad couch, so that a good deal
of the time I was unfit "for work. My
druggist told ree about Vlnol. I toot
It. and my cough soon rdisa ppea red,
my appetite Improved,' and I am
strong and well again." Mrs. frinq
Davis, GO Russell St.. Keene, Nj If.
Vinol ls a constitutional cod llrer
and Iron remedy which creates an ap
petite, aids dljpstlon. enriches uthe
blood, and In this natural manner
creates strength. We guarantee It.
Kinlt A. Schaefer, Druggist, Salem,
and at the best drug stores in every
town and city In the country.
STEPS TAKEN TO
(Continued from page 1)
y Pure Chewing Gum
Stick a db:
Department of Banking
" Collection Services
--Letters of Credit
) Drafts and Money Orders
STATES NAT10NaVanK lrt hieh UNITED
oiAia WATIONAL BANK is prrarn idwrvu f.tis.
" ?meS,nn0t,Ca11' write us of yo.T plans and require.
it ii I
HI . ; J
Shipps Will Meet Bishops and
Hansers Tangle, With
The Commercial leaguers of the
Y. M C. A.? will start the second
ronnd In the basketball series to
night when the. Watt Shlpp company
meets the Bishops in th first Kam
of s the evenlo: at 7:30 and thu
liatiser Hrothers meet the Capita
Xational b"k team in the second
game ?t 8:00.
Each tm hat n"v hTd the exoer-
lone of meeting ''or-h other team In
the league and there is no doubt
that the weak spots which were so
much in evidence -diirng the first
round will be considerably improved
during the next.
Tonight's games wi'l Iw; the second
lm' since the beginning of th
league that -theso teams have met.
n the first round the Shipps de
feated the MlKhops by a safe margin.
Captain Utter of the Hishops has had
his team hard at work In prepara
tion for this game and some sur
prises are being looked for when thf
teams tnet tonight That the Haus
er Hrothors team will extend Itself
to the utmost In an effort to defeat
the bankers tonight goes without
"aylng. As a matter of fact the in
terest In tonight's contests centers
around this game. The bankers are
as yet undefeated while their oppo
nents tonlrht are also their nearest
competitors in percentage column.
Cantaln' 11 rooks of the llaus-r
Hrother Is determined that the leant
that rhall come out of tonight's con
tent shall be an equal division of
Men have bad many drives In Sa-
iem ana now women will start one
an or their own today. It will be
under the" auspice of the local
Young Women's Christian associa
tion and the funds will go to the
general war work of the Y. V. C.
A. in the United States and France.
Mrs. William McMarstera. of Port
land chairman of the war work
council of the woman's commlttee.J
ana miss Elizabeth Fox. dean of
women at the University of Oregon
were in Salem yesterday and gave
stirring talks to women at the Y.
W. C. A. In the afternoon.
At the request of the United States
department of war, fifty hostess
houses are built or contracted for as
nlaces for the wires, mothers, sweet
hearts and friends of the soldiers to
congregate. Women feel embarassed
In men's buildings and so the need of
Y. v. C. A. centers where the wo
men can meet the soldiers, bring
their children and have accommoda
tions is vital.
"The men are at the front and
women must strengthen the home
base" is one of the slogans of this
campaign for four million dollars
for a women's war program. So far
in the northwestern fields a hostess
house has been established at Camp
Lewis; a Girl's club at Bremerton
and a Girl's club and Hostess House
at Vancouver, Wash.
.Mr. Speight, when as a matter of
fact, the man entered just as I bad
finished some hamburger for my own
use, and was doing no business, the
shop having been closed for - some
Speight says hta scales, which had
been inspected and stamped five days
before by the state sealer of weights
and meisures, were condemned by
Steinmetz. who Speght claim assumes
the functions of another state officer.
probably, Mr. Speight said,' because
at the last session of the legisla
ture Mr. Mickle attempted to have a
bill passed turning over the duties of
the state sealer of weights and meas
ures to his office, but did not sue
"When Steinmetz came to my
house when my wife "was alone, and
George Ashford's brother. Melvln
Asniord of Polk county, is visiting
The road supervisor has been do
ing some repair work on bridges and
culverts tils week.
Mrs. Charles McAllister and fam
ily spent the week In the Capital city.
The telephone line was put In or
der several days ago.
Clifford Jarvis is working In Port
ii. (.nance has secured a Job In
th shipyards at Portland.
Mrs. L. Davis is sick with grippe.
Anonymous Message Tells
People Not to Sail 2000
Are on Board
LONDON, Jan. 23.rA dispatch to
the Daily Mall from The Hague says
it is reported that some of the pas
sengers on board the Holland-Amer
ican liner Nieuw Amsterdam have
received anonymous warnings not to
ordered, the shop tnrown open lorisau ror the United States on her.
inspection when it bad not been used The - correspondent adds that the
for some time, she properly refused, warnings are similar to those issued
but he pushed her aside, and made before the Cunard line steamer Lus
her a lot of trouble, as she was thatiltanla was sunk. . )
The steamer has been lying In the
harbor at Rotterdam since January
16 with 2000 passengers on board.
among them thirty Americans.
honors for first place In the percent
age column. Captain Maker has had
his team working arduously everv
"Ight the'paat week and this I evi
dence enough that he anticipates a
Rev. J R. Buck Works
for Armenian Relief
Fair, Says Mr. Tattle
Fairness and justice Is the atm of
tne i nned Mates treasury depart
ment in the roller t Ion of the income
taxes, says Joseph E. Tuttie. Income
lax Inspector, who Is now In Salem.
Mr. Tuttie aya that while he will
Insist and persist In getting delin
quent taxpayers to report, he will al-
M.wanie reductions which are not
being charged off.
"ft Is generally supposed that the
duty of the income tax inspector 1
t' get all from the citlxen that he s
able to extract," said Mr Tmik.
and that he is in opposition to tho
taxpayers. That idea is erroneous.
The rights or the citizens are to be
resperted with the same scrupulous
fidelity as are the rights of the government."
You Should Worry Let the
Classified Ads Work for Yoo
MT. ANGEL, Or.. Jan. 22. Fa
ther Buck of Salem was at Mt. Angel
Monday in the Interests of the Armenian-Syrian
relief campaign. His
.nea to a small audience at the citv
hall netted 140 from those present.
The committee will solicit this week
nd experts to add considerable lo
this amount, although the communi
ty nan iieen combed severely last
week In the interest of the Knights
of Columbus war rim? fund.
November Road Earnings
Less Than Year Ago
WASHINGTON. Jan . 22. The
railroads' net revenue from opera
tions In November was $94,280,000,
or $21,000,000 less than in the
same month of 1 1 6. according to
nnai monthly tabulations today by
the InU-rstate commerce commission.
For the eleven months finding with
November., aggregate net revenue
amounted to $1,099,34 4,000, as com-
yin ii wnn tz.b? j.nnn jn the
corresponding period of the year
All sections of the country showed
decreasing earnings. Eastern road
reported net revenue of $31,398,000
as compared with $42,662,000 In No-
Itmb,r' 19l:Wetern ds $45.
738,000. as compared with $54,770.
000, and southern roads $17,143,000
as compared with $18,034,000.
day busy with the washing,
"Later, when this man called, and
inspected, my shop, which I had just j
scrubbed out, as we English do, . fu
said I must hare a maple floor, and i
mr meat blocks must be maple. 1
replied that I thought a clean floor,
with saw dust on it, was all that was I
required from anyone, and told him!
to get out of my shop, or would
throw blm out. He went outside the
gate, and then I repeated the names
I had called him, and told him ho
better fight it out, right then and
there, but be declared he was not a
"I have attempted to get some sat
isfaction from Mr. Mickle's office.
and put the case Into the hands or
an attorney, who wrote Mr. Mickle.
asking tilm to state whether hU
deputy had committed the mistakes
I have named, whether he will per
mit me to ship meat to Portland only
after it has been killed in a slaughter
house or whether l can sell meat
killed. by roe on a farm near Salem,
and explain the system of Inspection
in Portland, but up to the present
time he has made no reply.
Sirt am villi ua T am vaIhv atiAH 1
here, buying and killing meat on the
nnu BiiiyiiiK raivt-a 10 rori-
land, but no beef or hogs.
ion win see nero I nave a ser-
tricate of inspection from A. E.
Tulley, another deputy of Mickle s
dated January 15, and states my
shop Is just as It should be. Thut
is all I want, as a law abiding man.
out 1 no want a square deal n.l
around, and if I desire to ship beer.
I want the privilege of doing it, or
pork either. If the Union Meat com
pany Is to control all the Inspection
in Portland. It should be known, so
that we can take other steps to pro
tect our interest In the valley.
"An Inspector should bo appointed
nre in feaiem whose certificates will
fctand the test In Portland. There 11
business enough here and in this vl- j
clnlty to justify the appointment of
ucn an otricer, either by the' city 01
"J. F. Jones, deputy state sealet
o f weights and measures, recently.
inspected my scales, and there is his
stamp of approval on them. A tuent ;
inspector here would also assure us
of justice being done In the handling
or meat, selling locally In Salem, or
shipping to Portland, and I am con
vinced that when the facts are known
to the elate government, and Investi
gated, we will be given a squat'
deal. We pay our taxes, and If the
city or state officials detlre to In?
tailgate my business. I will be glad
" utb mem no so. '
Everybody Is now telling his trou
bles to Secretary McAdoo. ; He . is
taking the place of the policeman.
and deep seated doubt "whether '; he
csin raise the Increased crops deman
ded of him and still support his fam
ily and pay his debts.
I let urns Regarded Inadequate.
"Many thousands of acres were
left unharvested last fall because the
necessary hands had left the farms.
Already great numbers of i.rms
near excellent ; markets lie idle for
lack of a Ifvlng return. Millions of
acres will be wholly or partly Wlo ,
next summer because the money to
buy seed and subsistence will be lark;
ing. Many of the farmers thu- af
fected are tenants whom misfortuno
will compel to abandon the farm.
"So far as wehave learned there
is not a single genuine farmer, rep.
resentative of the organized farmers
of America, in any position of au
thority In the food administration,
the advisory council of national de
tense or any. of the - other special
boards charged with the conduct of
the war.- I;.; . . t : r j ;
"Comparing their own small 'earn
ing with the huge war profits they
see on every hand, the farmers have, '
lest confidence ,that the government
understands the needs and difficult
les of the fanner. Unless that confi
dence can be restored, it is useless tu C
hope that we can maintain the food
production of last year and meaning
less to talk of Increasing It." .
- : . '
Knights of Columbus Get
Good Support at Mt Angel
MT. ANGEL. Or.. Jan. 22 The
Knights of Columbus war camn
fund drive committee have not fully
reported bu the Iocalv committee hns
rone "over the top" with a little bet
ter than $1000 In cash. No pledges
were taken. The Benedictine Sisters
of this place and St. Ken edict's 'Ah.
beyond College topped the list with
subscriptions of $100 each.
Intend to Buy a Car This Year?
YOU, CAN SAVE MONEY
BY PURCHASING NOW
We have several exceptional buys in used cars.
These Cars have been rebuilt and; a few of them
The prices on these Cars cannot be equaled for
Men From Picks" Winners
of Victory at Meeting
-INDIANAPOLIS. Ind.. Jn
"The men from' the picks" won at
if'ast a temporary victory over tho
administration leaders of the United
Mine Workers In Convention today
on the 'inestlon of changing the
method of negotiating wage con
tracts throughout the country with
coal operators. The fight was over
n- aaoption or a constitutional
amendment providing; that no offi
cers, districts or groups of district.
shall have authority to make a basis
agreement and formulate a policy to
govern any district without all dis
tricts bng given an opportunity to
be reperesnted and be given a vote.
Six cylinder Studebaker.
Four cylinder Oakland......"!......
Reo electric lights and starter;
Ford Light Delivery
Buick Light Trucks ...
See.THESE CARS without fail, or phone us and
we will bring any one out to your home for inipec
tion : ; :v '" .
Denby Trucks and Studebaker Cars
Ferry and High Streets . Salem, Oregon