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THE OREGOX STATESMAN : WEDNESDAY. FEBRUARY 13.
ADATiIS AND HAYS
IN CLOSE RACE
1 Factional Troubles Arise in
. Republican National Com
? i mittee Meeting
WOMEN ARE CHAGRINED
Anti-Suffrage Women Say
. i Anthony Amendment Ap
i: proved Prematurely
ST. LOUIS. Feb. 12. The Rtpub
' lican national committee meeting to-
. day was a troubled one, and in an ef-
.'- fort to appease all factions, the vital
matter of the selection of a chairman
was postponed until 1:30 o'clock to
--The most reliable available figures
f Indicated 23 votes pledged to John
v T. Adams of Iowa, for chairman; 23
pledged, to Will B. Hayes, chairman
nf tho ' mtata iantrsit mmmlltM of
Indiana, with five votes non-commit-'
tal. -' ; :.-?- - .
, Fred Stanley of Kansas, who loom
' ed as a dark horse plainly during the
forenoon, disappeared as a candidate
H during the afternoon, largely by rea
t son of his insistence that he desired
to vote to the last for Adams.
' . ' Mr. AdaitMi -Vot Attacked.
.'The expected public attack on Mr.
Adams did not materialize. His
friends asserted that he was fighting
2, mad and they were with him. He was
, a good American, they said, and all
.' the fight In them had been stirred
by the allegations that ho had been
' a leader of pro-Germanism prior to
'the entry of the United States Into
fe-'tbe war. - :
y Mr. Adam as was secluded and busy
... directing bis fight during the day.
W Itlfttn TT1a fhnmnutn mavnr nf
Chicago, candidate for the Itepubli
can senatorial nomination next 'all
and attacked at times is a pro
German, enrolled himself on the
A da m ild.
I can see nothing in what Mr. Ad
' ams baa done or said which wo ld
' disqualify him as a good American
-;or a good Republican." declared the
'Free Speech Asked. Y
; Mr.' Thompson introduced a reso
" lutlon of some length which was re
ferred to -the committee on resoln
- tlons. It endorsed the constitution
. of the United States with regard to
.- free speech and assembly and called
for rigid adherence to the rules sep
arating the power of the Uglslalire,
executive and judicial departments of
f- thef ederal government, r ;
Rerference to the right of free as
sembly was said to-have been in
spired by the experiences of last fan
In the attempts of the "people- uoun
ciV Council of America for Democ
racy and Terms of Peace," to find a
meeting place. This aggregation
was ; foiled in attempts to meet in
Minnesota, Wisconsin. North Dakota.
South, Dakota, and Utah, but notwith
standing that Governor Lowden of
Illinois, had forbidden tne meeting in
Chicaeo. Mayor Thompson provided
police protection to permit the meet
In these matters Mayor Thompson
asked that "be it resolved" that the
constitution, as quoted in its pre
amble be strictly observed.
The spectacular feature of the
day was provided by the women.
It had been arranged that Mrs. Abbie
Scott Baker of the Woman's party
a latelv incarcerated white house
picket, should address the committee
In behalf of the Susan B. Anthony
amendment and that Miss Minnie
Bronson and Miss Lucy Price of the
organization opposed to woman suf
f rage, should oppose Mrs. Baker.
; Women Are Chagrined.
The anti-suffrage women, who In
eluded also Mrs. Henry Preston
White of Boston and Miss Charlotte
Rowe of New York, said that Cnair
man William R. Willcox had prom
ised that the committee would take
no action until they had been heard
from. What was their chagrin, they
said .upon being admitted to the
meeting place, to find the committee
had already voted a resolution com
mending the stand of five sixths of
the members of the house of repre
sentatives in favor of the Anthony
The first speaker was Mrs. Baker.
She said that she was more than
pleased that the committee without
waiting to hear argument had voted
for suffrage. She said that It was
the initiative of the Republicans?
which had compelled the Democrats
to pass the amendment In the lower
The Democrats had to support It
or perish. For them there was but
one choice and they took it, said Mrs.
Miss Bronson gained applause and
some laughter by an onslaught on
the good faith of the members.
Contmittee Is Attacked.
"I look around," she said, "for
the thirty members who last night
were opposed to suffrage. I wonder
what changed them! overnight."
Miss, Price, a former Ohio news
paper 'woman, now resident In New
York City, asserted that the commit
tee acted without right.
'The convention which named you
also declared for the determination
of the woman suffrage question by
states.! Your action, without' even
hearing us, was worse than a be
trayal of us who are opposed to suf
frage; it was an admission that party
pledges are made to be broken," she
Among the developments of the
day which obtained the approval of
the committee was the formation of
an association 'of chairmen of state
central committees. The organiza
tion was started by the chairmen of
the committees of Oklahoma, Illinois,
Texas,; Montana and Michigan.
Sullivan Dies 36 Years After He Won
Heavyweight Title from Paddy Ryan
When a man Is married he doesn't
mind; when a woman is married it
doesn't matter. So what's the use?
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tween thirty and forty Hrttiso sai
lors were blown into eternity. It Is
as brave an act as the great war has
revealed. . ; i-.-
WAR MUST GO ON
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artillery and the attacks were stop
ped, the off iciar statement says, addl
ing "In the afternoon the situation
was normal again."
"On the rest of the front there
were patrol encounters, enemy pa
trols being put to flight in Vallarsa
and in the Ordic valley. At Zenson
a hostile party attempting to land oa
the right bank of the Piave was drlv
en back Into the water by our artil
lery fire. East of the Cortellazo our
brave sailors in reconnoiterlng ex
peditions captured arms and ammu
nition. On the Aslago plateau and
along the coast there . was Increased
activity on the part of the artilleries.
One of our airmen shot down an en
cmy airplane." "
BE IN LEAGUE
McCredie Announces Port
land Will Train at Pen
dleton This Year
John r."ouiiivan, peraaps tiie greatest ring hero American lovers of.
the fight game have known, died of heart disease at his home at Ablng
ton, Mass., almost thirty-six years to a day after he bad won the Ameri
can heavyweight championship from Paddy Ryan. These photographs
show Sullivan and Ryan about the time they fought, Feb. 7, 1882, at
Mississippi City, Miss., in a bare knuckle contest under London Prize
Ring Rules for the championship. The photo of Sullivan phows him at
his very best, when ho was bard 'and strong, and before dissipation had
undermined his speed;" and endurance. For be it known that "John L."
gained most of his popularity after this fight; lie was really never at
bis. best except for the three years immediately following It. The pic
ture, of Ryan was taken while he was training Snr the contest. .
Remarkable Story Told
of Bravery of British
A remarkable story of the bravery
of British tars in an effort to save
Halifax from disaster, is brought to
the west for the first time. The si
lent British navy, following its usual
custom, has so far n,ot published the
story. ' i
When the Mont Blanc was burning
In Halifax harbor after the collision
fn the narrows there was a small
British gunboat not far away. Its
caiptaln, realizing -the danger and
Knowing that the Mont Blanc had
been deserted by Its crew, called for
volunteers to row to the Mont Blanc
for 'the purpose of seeing if anything
could ! be done to sink or tow hen
away from the city. Tlfjre was
ready response to the call for volun
teers, i The sailors reached the 111-
fated whin and were, climbing
PORTLAND, Feb. 12. Following
a conference here today between W.
W. McCredie, owner of the Portland
club, and John P. Higgins, ex-mayor
of Vancouver, Wash., Mr. KIggins
announced ; that Vancouver would
probably make application for fran
chise In the new Pacific Coast Inter
national league. Mr. Kiggins Is In
terested In theaters and other busi
ness enterprises In Vancouver and Is
at present one of the county commis
sioners. He was also formerly a
member of the Fourteenth UniteJ
States infantry and was one of the
winning baseball pitchers of the reg
iment. The Vancouver team" would
probably play all or some of Its
games in Portland when the Port
land team was on the road.
McCredie announced that Portland
probaly would train at Pendleton,
Or., this spring.
WHAT DO THEY. SAY
When they read your, circulars or catalog?? Do
they answer or throw them into the waste basket?
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START APRIL 16
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Championship Season to Close
Are Chosen 1
NETW YORK. Feb. 12. When the
club owners of the National leagne
ended their first session of the reg
ular annual two-day scheduled meet
ing here today very little of the. pro
proceedings, announced bj Secretary
John A. Heydler, was of more than
passing Interest to the followers of
baseball. The playing schedule for
the coming season was adopted. The
championship season opens April 16
and closes in the eastern cities Oc
tober 5 and in the west on. the fol
The board of directors ratified
President' Tenets appointment of
umpires as follows: Robert Emslie
W. J. Klera. Henry O'Day, Charles
Rigler; W. J. Byron, E. C. Quigley,
Peter A. Harrison and -Charles B
A stricter enforcement of the
coaching rules was recommended so
that "goat getting" tactics from the
coaching lines or the players'
benches will be eliminated as far as
possible in the future.
FATHER AND SON
Program of Toasts at Y. M. C
A. Motion Pictures on;
STORE ; '
-A banquet and1 a program of toasts
was the schedule yesterday for 'fath
er and son" week In Salem. The ban
quet was given at the Y. M. C. A
Justice I- T. Harris of the supreme
court was toast master. He Intro
dpced as he said , the appropriate
toast from the boys, "Our Dads" by
Mr. Probst "began by saying that
sons owe their fathers love and
should give them such.
"Our fathers are spending their
time and patience on us." he said
and if a father gets out of oorts
with us, as sons we should take it
with the love and understanding that
exists between two of the greatest
of friends, father and son."
Max O. Buren was introduced, re
sponding tohe toast "Our Sons," he
said Salem, was an Ideal towji for
sons to live In.
j "It is one of the cleanest thinking
towns in the United States." said Mr
Buren. "Here in Oregon the boys
are 'given every possible chance of
development, schooling, ports, and
family love." Mr. Buren said that
he for one was porud of his son? and
that as they grew older he did not
know whether he loved them better
young or old. If be goes upon the
streets with a boy, Mr. Buren says,
be wonders what the other men he
passes think, whether they think of
whom he is with, and why he should
spend his time on 'a boy, "But no
matter who the boy is I consider him
just as much my friend as anyone
else," said Mr. Buren.
Seymour Jones toast was, "The
Sons in Uniform." "I am proud to
have a son now on the battlefront In
France," he said. 'A1I great ques
tions in Germany are settled by
blood and iron. If we don't defeat
Germany the whole world wilt be
under its heel. The United States
must win the war. Russia has de
serted us, 100 lost in the recent dis
aster of the Tuscania, hut this ICO
Is small In comparison with the mul
titude to be lost. Let us . resolve
that our sons and our. fathers shall
not have died In vain and that this
government using the words of Lin
coln, 'Of the people, by the people.
and for the people s, shall not perish
from the earth."
"The Homes of Enlisted Men.
wi responded to by Joseph H. Albert.
"All boys of mine are girls." he
said. "Such being the case I don't
know whether I am eligible to speak
or not. but I have adopted, a son and
think that I am nriveledsed to
speak. - I v .
"Never In this world have mothers
and fathers lain down, to sleep, as
they will ire down tonight hoping
and praying for the, safety of their
sons. Parents are glad their torn
are patriotic and they think in their
hearts of the good times, of the en
joyment perhaps never to be reenacl
ed. But one consolation Is, our sons
and that If they come back, or sever
come back, that they shall not have
gone in vain."
"From a Sons Point of View," was
treated by Leslie Springer. He be
gan by saying that he wondered how
many gray hairs "we have given our
father and how much sorrow we have
given our fathers and how much sor
row we have caused them. The world
Is ashamed of a son who- is ashamed
of his father. We should treat our
fathers as we love to treat them ac
rnenas, companions, and - counsel
lors." ' ;. .
"Getting Acquainted and Working
Together," was the subject assigned
Attorney General Brown. He said be
was a horticulturist "That Is." said
Mr.Brown. "I make my j money In
town and spend it in the' country. I
used to be a good lodge member
until my son came bat now, I am
a poor one. He took my time as a
companion sjnd a friend."
ing and fishing and now it glad of
it for. that is what his boy needed
ana neeos in the army now, he, said.
"In getting acquainted with your boy,
father wins his confidence." said Mr.
Brown. -"Parents should set an ex
ample of the clean, pure life."
Cards were passed about pledging
attendance of the fathers and sons
at .church next Sunday. Nearly all
were signed up In a moment.
The ''Star-Spangled Banner" was
sung by the assembly. Rev. Cart H.
Elliott gave the benediction.
Tonight is motion picture night
tlon as complete and accurate si
possible. - - ' -
4. If you do not fully under
stand what is wanted, or how to go
about filling out the questionnaire
then take it .to your banker, post
master or local leader for instruc
tions In the matter.
5. In filling out your question
naire report fully on all the farm
land yon own In Marion county, no
matter if that land Is at present
eccupeid by an overseer or tenant
C. In filling out the labor needs,
ci&uu iud hvu uuiuun wi men
required and not the number that
could be used..
' 7. Much seed was bought and
sold as a result of the survey taken
last May. Therefore, it is very im
portant that Seed Wanted and Seed
for Sale - be carefully answered.
8. If you cannot give exact fig
ures fn reporting crops, make an es
timate as nearly as possible. If the
acreage , Is known In advance, the
crop can be forecasted by watching
weather and general reports on conditions..-
9. Be sure to fill out your blank
promptly and mall It to the county
survey chairman not later than Mon
day February 18. 1918.
-' 10. Use the enclosed franked en
velope In making returns. No post
Mr. Van Trump has selected the
Marion palmer, George Hubbs, Sil
ver ton; S. M. Brown, Gervals; L.
T. Reynolds, Salem; Bank of Aurora,
Aurora; J. A. Colgan, Marion: J. R.
Aspinwall. Brooks; W. C. Kenyon,
Buttevine; - F. Garvin. Marion:
J. J. McDonald,. Salem; L. S. Lam
tert, Stayton; Jake Hocksplen Jef
fersan; J. D. Alexander. Salem; F.
A. Doerfler. SUverton; M. B. Kes-
ter, Hubbard; Perry Nye, Jefferson;
J. N. Amundsen. SUverton; J. E.
Whithead, Turner: BP. Simpson.
Jefferson; W. A. Jones, Macleay; O.
Umpqua valley Mr. Brown iAm"? S'
s son. the sport, of hunt-d:
For Infants aad Children ,
In Use For Over 30 Years
Forty-Five Committee Ap
pointed in Canvassing .
Under Instructions from J. W.
Brewer, federal farm surveyor for
Oregon, County Judge W. M. Bush.
ey has appointed S. H. Van Trump.
chairman of a committee of forty-
iive men )n different communities
wbo will make an effort tn obtain
"from each of 3400 farmers In th
county, replies to the government's
questionnaire, which embraces every
j.nase or farming, stock raising and
Horticulture, as well as the future
plans or each farmer, increased ac
reage contemplated for cultivation.
animals needed, machinery, etc. "
The list of instructions following
was mauea, or win be today, to each
L This survey is authorized hr
the United States department of ag
riculture and In order to be of val:i
anust be as complete as possible
both in the percentage of farma r-
porting and accuracy in anawerinr
The information asked la
strictly confidential and for the use
of the United States department of
agriculture and the state labor com
missioner. The purpose Is to render
any assistance possible In supplying
labor to the agricultural districts.
3. Do pot attempt to fill out the
questionnaire until you have read
it all through carefully and are sure
that you understand what is wanted.
then make your knswer to each ques-
Charles Hinx, SUverton; O. W. Swee
ney. Woodburn; A. B. KIrsch, Stay
ton; A. M. Cameron. Scotts Mills;
Frank KIrsch, St." Paul; Warren
Gray, Jefferson; Frank Bowers, SU
verton: J. S. Coomler and John Im
land. Gervais; C. F. Larson, Wood
burn; W. R. McKay, Donald; W. A.
Tergen. Hubbard ; A. C. Llbby, Jef
ferson; M. Giles. Monitor; Albert
Knapp. Aurora; J. C. Waltman, Ger
vals; Eugene Manning, Brooks; F.
A. Siermnnd ' StavtoB' Charlea xrw
Kee, Woodburn; W4U Brown, Ger
vals; George D. Bowen, SUverton:
Grover Simmons, SUverton; Ed A.
Jory. , Salem, and John A. Ditter,
Mr. Van romp said yesterday that
originally the government had wlrei
that returned stamped envelopes
would be furnished the farmers hot
later, by letter this was declined.
Although as It is strictly govern
ment work it hardly could be expect
ed that the farmers' would do tb
work of filling out these question-'
u a ires, wmcn are quite as complicat
ed as the blanks furnished drafted
men for the army, and then buy
Stamps for use in mailing back the
questionnaires, for the reason: the
answers will be mailed by the com
mitteemen. For that reason, he made out a
similar set of questions, using- Dart
or the ones furnished by the arovern-
,'roent. and then fitted them for use
by these different committeemen in
Lthe territories assigned to each." By
imB.meinoa, it is Hoped tnat at lease
"-r ceoi or me rarms in tne coun-.
ty will be cohered. . (
By copying from the tax rolls the
names of farmers were learned and
wherever farms are awn ed hv resi
dents cf the city Mr. Van Trump ha
called upon the owners and asfcH
that they see to It that the tenants
or their properties furnish the de
tailed information required by the
government. , e
When all the returns are in ths
full report will be sent to Mr. Brew
er, and it will be up to him to fur
nish extra farm help for the-season.
If he can. ,
FROM IIKIIK AXn Tltl-mE.
Among individuals there have been
few donors to the allied cause more
generous than the Maharaja of Gwa
llor. His gifts include $50,000 to
the British National Relief fund,
$75,000 for motor transport, $30.
000 for Belgian refugees, $30,000
for munitions, $25,000 for officers"
motor cars, nd $5,000 for tele
scopes, .lie has sent, in addition,
large checks to Princess Mary's fund
and the Y. M. C. A , has contributed
$125,000 worth of motor vehicles.
and in connection with the Begum
of Phopal has presented England
with a hospital ship containing 600
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