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1 f - TTTE OKEGOX STATESMAN l TUESDAY. FEBRUARY 20, 1018 .
A IM I III Mll.ll.iM .11 I.MIJS HI
C 0 iVl M I S S 1 0 f Ens COURT
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Following is the official
publication of the record of
claims before the Marion
county commissioners court
for the Feb. term, 1918.
with the amount allowed, bills
continued,, etc, according to
the records in the office of the
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f ROADS A XI) IHGHWAYS
Ilond District No. 2.
Hodson Freenaughty Co., road ;
" drag ............. '
Salem Sand and Gravel Co.,)
gravel ....... i
Fry. Frank, hauling dire. etc.
Johnson. Joe. hauling dirt . .
Jorden, John, building bridge
Kacker, Earl, do ...... . ;
Leffler. Ceorge,-do. .......
Malone, llarve, do
Miller, E. 8., dragging . .
Mooman, Claude, lumber . .
Palmer. Earl, dragging ....
Schol & Son, J., spikes, nails
Troudt, Odam, hauling dirt. .
Whlteman. C. F., nails ....
Wolfer, George, scraping. . . .
Troudt, CD. patrolman ....
, Road District No. 8.
Hunsberg, E. W., ditching . .
Hunt. Henry, dragging ....
Kugnsting, Ben, dragging
' etc. . .". . . . .. ..... ';
Kuensting. F. G do . . . . . .
Marske, William. ditching,
etc. ....... .. . . ,'. .
Mason, Anton, clearing, etc.
Miller, Neal, hauling tile..,-. .
Miller, Sidney, building cul-
. verts, eta
Olson, Lars, hauling gravel,
etc. . .
. Phillips, R. W., tile ditching
Williams, A. F.. dragging. .
Tergen. E. C, do ........
Kucnstlng, Chas., Patrolman
Road District No. 4.
Dernier, Joe, fixing bridge
Lee, Tong, hauling gravel..
McPoland, Hugh, hauling
brush ..... ....... ....
PHlett. Ed., hauling gravel . .
, Lykes, R. B., hauling gravel
WIdberg. Tmll. Miscel. work
, Gearin, Fred M.. patrolman.
Road District No. 0:
Davidson, John, dragging...
Davidson, Ralph, do .
Earnest, Ixuls, clearing road
Kirk, R. E., plow handler. , .
Mertn, Steve, hauling gravel,
' etc . ... . . ......
Davidson, TWF., patrolman
Road DUtrict No. 0.
Du Rette, F. Ralph, dragging
Rubins, Theo, haoing garrel
Du Rette. F. R supervisor. .
"ltnad TOstHct No. T.
Andrews, George Sr., logs. .
1 Brun. Jeff, hatling dirt. .
Cutsforth, I. E bridge work.
Fhlndler. F." O.. do
Andrews, George Jr, do....
Knglehnrdt, Mike, do
Cutsforth, F. -H.. king log
drai ... ... .... . ....... .
: Cutsforth, John IH, patrol-
Road District No. H.
Donald Brick & Tile Factory
McCormick, Joseph, drag
l ging & ditching .........
Deguelr. Peter, laying tile ..
Illrt, Dan. fragging and
ditching, ete. . ; . .... . . .
Whitney, Henry, ditching. . .
lf ITovenden, Albert, do ". . .
Ifovendon, Edwin, do
, McCormick, John, dragging
r Scollard. W'm., patrolman. . . .
Road District No. O.
Koster, P. M., dragging roada
Hansen,- Chres, 'tiling, etc .
Morley; Roy, .grabbing
Schwab, Fred.J tile ........
Taylor, John, putting In tile.
"VanCleave, Joseph A., super
visor . . ... . . . . ......
RofMt Wtrlot No. lO.
Edgerton Bros. Lmbr. Co.,
Schwab, Fred- J.," hauling
Crlcsenauer,' .John, hauling
rock . . ,C ...... . ... .
Schower, Joe, t loading rock, ;
Schwab, John, supervisor. . .
Road UMtrict No. 13.
. Behrends, B .11., repairing
Overlund, Edwin, dragging.
Henjum. J, A. (supervisor. ...
V - Roal District No. f. ;
King, Charles, chalnman ..
" Lelkem, A., marker .......
Road Ilstrlct No. 15.
Muller, Albert, dragging.
Salem Sewer Pipe Co., pipe .
i Road District No. 15 J4.
Fischer, Phillip, marker ...
Road District No. 16.
Kennedy, Abe, dragging. ...
Steel, Claborn, do
' Jefferson. W. J., Patrolman
.Road District No. 17.
Ilargrafen, ; Joe, blacksmith
Jrork, etc. 7-75
em Sand . & Gravel Co., -m
gravel ; . V. ........... 14.7o
Matthes, - WUIardt, hauling
gravel . ; : . . . . . . . . C . : 5'-2
Painter. Joe.shovellng gravel
Godwin, A. L-. hauling plank 1.25
Gouley, Romeo, supervisor. . 75-00
Iload District No. 18.
Cole, Robert, hauling gravel 81.50
. Jones, W. AL.-hauling grav- ,
1 . el. brush, etc. 13 00
- Townsend, t., hauling straws 2.0
Wane, S. C, shoveling 1-00
Wane, Wainard, hauling dirt 2.00
Cole, Robert, nails ... v ... . .50
Cramer, Emil,' bridge work . . 2.00
Hubbard. Ira, do ......... . 1.00
' Nusom. Francis, do....... 2.00
. Patterson. Rav. lumber 2.00
Savage, J. C. bridge work. 3.50
Road District No. 1.
Hoven. Adolph, taking down
bupukers .'. ...........
Hoven, Oscar, do
Uvesley & Co., T. A., lumber
. and labor . . ..;..,....
Salem Band & Gravel Co.,
gjavel . .
Watt Shlpp Powder Co.,
Claggett, Archie, patrolman
Road District No. SO.
Salem Sand & Gravel Co.,
gravel . . ... , .,. . .......
Welch, N dragging ,
Hoffman, Carl, do ....t...
Ownby; Jim. do
Mitchell, Gloid, dV
Graham, Al, hauling gravel
William W. 11., do .
Kapllnger, Wm. F., patrol
man Road DUtrict No. SOJi.
Savage, R. H.. chalnman . .
Spaulding Log. Co., the Chas.
K., stakes . . .
Swart, Hedda, with transit,
etc. J. . i . , .
- Xltoad District No. 21.
Salem sand & Gravel Co.,
gravel . - .... .......
Road District No. 22.
Devries, William, plowing
Jackson, Ben, ditching ....
Flcklin. C. R-, repairing road
Ramiden, C. J., patrolman..
Koad DUtrtrt No. 24.
Benedict. Mick, filling boles
Bell, I sad ore, do ....... .
Van Handel, J. B.. patrolman
Koad DUtrict No. 25.
Colven, C. E., repairing
bridge . .
.Cox, Earl, do
Eastburn, D.. F., gravel . . .
Miller, C. Mi lumber . . ....
Simpson, Frank, Rebuilt cul-
- vrt k
Vaughn, F., repairing bridge
Von Behren. C, patroltnan
r V, Iload District No. SO.
Bear, C. A., bridge work. ...
Benham, W. J do ....... ,
Farmer Hdw. . Co., , Ray L.,
Bails, wire, etc. . ... . . . . .
Peterson, Ole. bridge work. , (
Peterson, Peter, do
Ptftman, L E., do .
Spaulding Log. Co., the Chas.
L., lanjber ..... ... ...
Thomason, P.y E., hauling
Oregon Grain Co., lumber . .
Tbomaaon, j. E. hauling
rock 0 '
Bear, C. A., pa'rtolmAn .....
Road District No . 27.
Hllfiker. Bernhard, hauling
gravel, etc. ...
Salem Sand and Gravel Co.,
.Road District No. 28.
Salem Sewer Pipe Co., pipe
Harris, W. H., hauling tile,
Sawyer, Ben, shoveling, etc.
Westenfionse, W. W., patrol-
' f Road District No. 29i.
Wright, Harley A., . hanllng
Hoyser, Geo. M., hauling rock
i ecanian, . jsmes, anoveuas
rock . ... ...... ......
Croisan, Edward M., hauling
; rock .......... . . . . . .
Bowman, Joseph, do . . ... . .
Coleman, Frank, shoveling
Bowman, George, do ......
Drugger, Willis, do ....
Lwis, Wlllard P., do
Lankford. Mrs. L-ula, hauling
rock .'. ......
Hoyser, Geo. M., patrolman . .
Kayser, John, gn. repairs . .
Clark, Ellis, do
Drake, Everrett, do
Harper, John F., hauling rock.
Grettle. Oly C do
Meyer. . ,' Hugo, do ....... .
Rizley, G.' T do ..........
Dressier,- Geo do .... . .
PttleJohn,;Wm. C. do . .. .
Jones, J. N., supervisor . .. .
Itod District No, 9.
Grant, Chas.; 3-epalr - work,
etc. . ....
Hampton, - Tom, v repairing
Meier, Chas. t, dragging, etc.
Simpson, Ben, repairing road
Meier, Chas.. Jr., supervisor ,
Road District No. .V. '
Miller. B. H., one-third acre
r land -,..........
Gordon, A. t L., repairs on
' plow, .etc. . '.
Miller, F. M., gravel ......
WIed, Frank, hauling gravel
Doty, W. E., hauling gravel,
Skelton, wVlliam, bridge
r work . .
Weddle, Fred, hauling gravel
Donohue. Dan, supervisor..
Road District No. 81.
Doerfler, Orivel, bridge work
Fennal, Herbert,bridge work
Iee, Chester, do
Russell, II. E., do .........
Shipperd, Orvil, shoveling
gravel, etCi ............
Russell, B.;H.. patrolman . .
. Road District No. 32.
Brown-Petl Lumber Co.,
Spenner, Conrad, ditching,
etc. i .
Ditter M.5 J., do. . . .
Hunt; C. J., patching mac-
adam . .
. Road District No. S3.
Freres, Theodore, hauling
rock . . . -
Freres. m P. C, spreading
: i rock .". , ..... .
Lambrecht, Jacob, loading
f rock ,..........
Etzel, Joe, spreading rck..i
SlQgmundi J'rank, . hauHtf
rock, etc. s .... .
Etzel. John W.; ditching . ...
Etzel. Geo. A-, patrolman
Road District No. 34.
Lomker, John, putting in
Sllhavie, Frank, work on
fill, etc. . . . . ' ,.
, Road District Nd. 35.
Pearce & Son. liot L-, road
drag -. i:. .
, Road District No. 37.
Sloper Bros. & Cockle, shovel
Croslan, Edward M., drag
ging, etc .
Scanlan. James, shoveling
gravel . . .
5.00 Elmore. John T.. cutting
3.50 brush, etc i. . . .1. .
Elmore,' Charles, do . . .....
31.14 Lander, Charted, hauling
gravel , . .............
Hoyser, Geo M., patrolman
lUtad District No. 40.
Work, C. I!., shoveling slides
Dudlong, Harry, do ... ....
Bud long, Percy, do
Richards, E. J., patrolman..
IUmuI DUtrict No. 41.
Salem Sewer Pipe Co.. pipe
Gerhlng, Jacob, dragging, .
Cralapp, H. H., raking g:rav-
i J, etc ,n
Runner, A. H., dragging . . .
Salem Construction Co.,
gravel , . . . . . .........
Salem Sewer Pipe Co., pipe
Salem Tile & Mercantile Co.,
tile . . . j0 5.25
Swegle, Cbarles.hanling rock 174.00
Swegle, Geo., supervisor ... 19.50
Road District No. 42.
Spaulding Log. Co., the Chas.
Battalion, Mike, on steel
drag . v
Johnston. C, F.. do .......
Haln, Geo., planking bridge
King. Harlelgh G., on steel
drag . .
Clark, J. D., patrolman ....
Road District No. 43.
SUvertbn Lumber Co.,lumber
Road District No. 43.
Fllflet, Levi, shoveling rock
Kunkle, Arthur, holding
Hamilton, J. M.. supervisor
Road Dliitrict No. 46.
Farmer Hdw. Co., Ray L.,
Rosenbaum, N.. bridge work
Salem Sand & ' Gravel Co.,
gravel ; .
Schopll, -Otto, bridge work.
Snider, John, do
Road District Xo. 40.
Salem Sand & Gravel Co.,
gravel . . .............
Becker, Fred, hauling lum
ber . . ...... .(
Boschler. Albert, log drag
work,! etc. .
Edgerton Bros., Lumber Co.,
lumber . .
Fresken, John, hauling lum
Jell. Philip, repairing bridge
McKee, Rodney, culvert work
Monitor Mercantile Co.,
Obersinner, Albert, repairing
Obersinner, Joe. do .......
Plnsker, Frank, do
Pinsker, Joe. do , . .
Ryerson, E. o:, nails
Stone, Albert, hauling gravel
McKee, Chas. A., patrolman
Road District No. MO.
Salem Sand A Gravel Co.,
Road District No. XS I .
Drager, L. W., making re
pairs . . ..............
Mull, E. E.. spreading gravel
Salem Sand & Gravel Co.,
gravel , .
Road District No. R2.
Sat em Sand & Gravel Co.,-
Dnnlgan, Eddie, hauling
Dunigan, Willie, baullng
Dunigan. Maurice, dragging
Tweed, John, do
McDonald. W. E., do
Janz, R. J., do . . , .... ....
Rice, Charles, repairing drag
Dunigan. Edw. Sr., supervisor
Road Iltrict No. 54.
Krug, Fred Jr., dragging ..
Stortz, Sara,' do ...4......
Coplerud, John C, supervis
Road District No. 55.
Schlf ferer, Fred, ; plowing
Schlfferer, John W.. ditching
Wlpper, II.. supervisor ....
Road JHstrlct N. 541.
Salem Sand Gravel ,Co.,
. gravel v.1..' . ...
Steelhamraer, A. G-. sharpen
ing grader -share
Road THstrict No. KH.
Salem Sand ft Gravel Co.,
gravel . .............. .
Salem . Sand Gravel Co.,
Haynes, W. H.. patrolman . .
Road District No. 50.
Salem Sand &: Gravel Co.,
Gengrich.' J., bridge work. . .
Reeves. Or. M., patrolman . . .
. Road District No. 60.
Patton, Ernest V., ditching,
Fleming. John H.. spreading
gravel . . . .........
Patton, .A; J., supervisor. . .
Road District No. 61.
Waltz. Herman N.. tile
Buyserie, Isedore F., digging
ditch .: '
Buyserie. Louis A., digging
Calemaa, fItoy, grading . .
Buyserie, Alphonse J. patrol
man v Iload District No. 02.
Worden, Chas. B., dragging
Lick. Ray, patrolman .....
Iload District No. 63.
Davis, M. O., hauling gra
vel Dentell, Orb. do
Irman, Peter, shoveling gra-
Lafcbe. Louie p.k on road
Scheurer, John, hauling gra-
VM .......... .........
Smith, Albert, do
Smith, Dewey, do
Matholt. Pete, patrolman
Road District No.
Davis. Bert, weld brace
Rubens, al.. dragging. . . . . .
Vanderback, AU ditching, etc
Rubens, Joseph, supervisor.
. Road District No. 63.
Cramer. EmiL ditching .....
Eldridge, H. O.. dragging ..
Patterson, Richard, patrol
. man ..........
Road District No. 66.
Blone. ; Peter, bridge work.
Brown-Petzel Lumber Co.,
lumber ..... ...
Forrette, Edwin, hauling lum
ber, etc. . ,
Hookstra. Ed., shoveling grav
el .. .. ... ........
Howard. Geo., B.. work on
KuenzlL Hugh, hauling grav
el... McClellan. T. Y.. spikes . .
ScoQeld, Roy, draglgng. etc. .
Walker, eonard, patrolman . . 3.00
Road District No. 67,
Krwert, John, gravel ...... 10.20
Neal, John. 00 .......... . 6.90
Road DUtrict No. RS.
Forrest, Ward shoveling
gTrel, etc 4.00
Road District No. 70.
Lau, E. C. tile 1.10
Schmidt, Matt, wood ...... 28.00
Culver, W. J salary 6. ex
penses .... 220.25
Northwestern L. D. Tel Co.,
Pacific Tel. A Tel. Co., The,
call ... 6.75
Hal ran lirida. , 1
Buell, T. T.. engineer 150.00
Coast Bridge Co. & Robert
Wakefield, payment on
bridge . . .i369.t0
Domogalla, Frank, hauling
dirt, etc 18.00
Erhton, Fred A., gravel de
livered ...... 30.00
Laeell, E. W., testing lime.. 3.00
Portland Ry. L. Sc. Po. Co.,
Salem Sand and Gravel Co.,
Whithington, J. L., team
work ....... son
Daily Capital ( Journal. The,
oajem ierry5 aavertisment .20
Associated Oil Co., trucks,
gasoline, Ttc. 65.63
Farmer Hdw. Co., Ray L.,
chain, spark plugs, etc... 12.90
Heckman, Chester, hauling
gravel,, etc. ... .-. 109.95
Pearce Son., Lot L., gaso
line .... . .. t i
Stroud. E. B., hauling gravel 7g!oO
v ivg, urotners, repairs and
Colvin, Chas. bridge work . . 6.25
Van Nuys, W. C, do ..... . 7.50
Lewis, John, do ........... 260
Van Nuys, Chas.. do ........ 8.63
Van Nnri. n. w.. An 01
. . . - .....
Henderson, R. L., do ..... . 6.26
uennam, jay, ao w.,..,.:. g.00
lewis. c. jM do .......... 20.25
Ashby, C. C, on survey, etc. 11.00
( Continued Tomorrow. )
GERMAN PLOT TO
CORNER WOOL HIT
(Continued from page 1) ,
thousand 'dollars; actually did get
through to Germany early in the
war, he said. , , .
The.. war lasted longer than
Schwerdts, Schmidt and their asso
ciates expected and the British fleet
drew Its blockade cordon tightly.
Then the scheme developed Into the
one of boarding wool until after the
war. it is charged.
Mr. Becker said that wool estimat
ed to be worth $2,000,000 or f 8,
000.000 actually was. stored in
America. .Then came a wool short
age, prices went tip and the German
interests decided to sell because of
the profits possible. These profits
reached Germans In Germany as the
wool had been purchased to. their
The British government had or
ganized a textile council, authorized
to act as consignee for all ahlpments
of British wool to this country. This
was Intended to make It certain that
no wool coming here from British
dominions fell into German hands
in America. When the United
States entered the war, America
loiped with England in the opera
tion of the textile, council, of which
A. M. Patterson of this city Is teb
Another Name Used.
In order successfully to circum
vent the restrictions Imposed by the
textile council, Schwerdts. and his
associates were obliged to conceal
the fact that purchases contracted
elsewhere and onsigned to the tex
tile council were being made by Ger
man firms. ,
"Schmidt used the name of John
H. McClement, an American business
man,: as : nominal; purchaser,". Mr.
Becker's report to the -state depart
ment said. "McClement was unable
to obtain an import license and it
became necessary to have an Ameri
can firm serve as nominal purchaser.
For this purpose Schmidt and
Schwerdts appear to have used the
names of Botany Worsted Mills and
Forstman and Hoffmann, two wool
manufacturing firms of Passaic,
Schwerdts claims he is a Belgian
in the sense that he acquired civil
rights in Belgium through service in
the Belgian militia. Schmidt was In
terned in a Georgia enemy alien
camp after the Bolo Paaha dis
WOMEN WANT THE BEST.
Woman Is more finely constructed
than man and she requires the best
to be had In medicines when her sys
tem becomes disordered. Foley's Kid
ney Pills help the kidneys cleanse the
blood of Impurities that cause aches
and pains in muscles and Joints,
backache, rheumatic pains and put'
flness under eyes. J. C. Perry.
DEATH LIST IS
PLACED AT 92
(Continued from pace 1)
fishermen. They were handled by
specially picked dorymen who knew
every trick of. their trade and had
the sinews, skill and stamina nec
essary for the lob and the dorymen
placed their human freight aboard
the rescue fleet without the loss of
a man or a single mishap.
After making sure that no one was
left alive on the wrecked liner the
fleet pat about and headed for St
Director and Daughter Loaf.
A radio message from one of the
ships announced that John Shannon
Mann, managing director of Bowr
lng brothers, limited, owners of the
ship, with his three-year-old daught
er Betty, and the ehild's nurse, were
among the first to be swept over
Most of those lost . were swept
overboard within a few minutes after
the vessel struck. When the ship
settled, until she was submerged aft
from the funnel, those able to do so
madetheir way to the forecastle,
which was held above the sea by the
rock which had pierced the armor
plated hull. '
But as the ship settled the waves
burst the doors off tb forecastle,
flooding the compartment. Then a
group of five men fled from the shat
tered deckhouse and clambered to Uie
rigging, signalling for help.
The naval gunners who had reach
ed the scene responded and aftet
many attempts at 'shooting In the
teeth of the gale place a line aboard
The ship was Shrouded in darkness.
The line was not hauled - aboard
and this fact led to the belief that? all
on board had succumbed.
Later fishermen on shore noted a
faint flicked of light on the wreck.
This news was signaled to the res
NELSON IS REELECTED
" (Continued from page 1)
the manual tra!iitk& depart meat will
be descreascd. Th equipment, con
slating of two lathes. . a grinder, a
drill press, eighteen lench vises to
gether with the no-iMnary tools and a
couple of forges with anvils, will cost
right around -Ki0. The ; xu..a:
waking is? amr.. -tely connect el
with the tn.l .M'ios of today than !s
ud worit!a.:, n oao doubts. l"n
s Irrcher for this k'nd of wctk it
ir necessary that wo get sora r 5y
from the trades whu ahs had prac
tical exper'uo lit real shop work
but let wio has Mie ability to teach.
I krve just hoard 'Qm such a man
vin I tp?r.M t know in WIs
courfn. He wants ti come weat
ytr His practical txperienc has
e; ended over clrbt years in the
Lima Locomotive works at Lima.
Ohio, where h was an expert ma
chinist. It is not going to be ay
to get an Instructor who will meet
the reqlureraents of the Smith
Hughes act an dthis fs one of the
reasons why I am bringing it to the
attention of the board now. f want
to rcowraend favorable action on
this matter." . . . .
When it came to a vote on the
slow, Buren and Barnes aye.
mateer. Clark voted no, and Winslow,
Buren and Barnes aye.
The question of buying about TOO
cords of wood, afte being dlC esed
for half an hour or more, was re-fv.-ied
to a com m '.1 tee to report at
the next meeting of the board.
Superintendent Todd will leave
this morning .for a visit to the
schools of Portland, including Reed
college. While In Portland Mr.
Todd will procure additional infer
mation as to the new vocational de
partment In the schools of Portland,
and report to the board his finding,
that final action may be taken look
ing to the establishment of such a
department in metal working in the
Salem high school.
Germs of Disease shoold te
promptly; excelled from the blood.
This is a time 'when the system is
especially susceptible to them. Get
rid of all Impurities In the blood by
taking Hood's Sarsaparilla, and thus
f ortiyf y your whole body and pre
Cossack General, Unable to
HARBIN. Wednesday, Feb. 20.
The Japanese, according to reliable
authority, intended to take action
in Siberia at an early date, and there
are evidences that the Japanese have
long been preparing to carry out
Thi situation In Siberia Is cmr.lcJ.
ered extremely grave, owing to tKe
Semenoff, head of the anti-Bolshevik
movement in that vast territory
secure allied support, for wh.ch
he has appealed' to the Japanse.
General Semenoff's movement now
is officially recognized, and a erereral
committee has been formed at Har
bin, which will act as a geueril
staff, divided Into three depaitmesU
i financial, military and administra
tive. . The Russian consul. M. Paporr,
has been appointed chalrmfcn of the
Two thousand Germans hmv been
armed and ar drilHng at IrkutFk,
capital of "the government of .lr
VutskJn Eastern Siberia, and. ac
cording to 'an official re 00 rt received
by a foreign consul, tho Germans
are making all preparation to $rmg
ranch larger forces therr
PaUman Manager Defends
Tipping of Train Porters
WASHINGTON. Feb. 25.- The
"little fellow' among railroad em-(
nlnvea was renresented today before
the railroad wage commission? which
was asked, not to rorget thousands
of workers, organized and unorgan
ized. Vrho contribute materially to the
operation of trains, but are little
known to the publ)c.
Employes or the Pullman company
were given official Inclusion among
railroad men under government
jurisdiction when Secretary Lane,
chairman of the commission, told
one of their number he might pro
ceed with his representations on the
theory that the Pullman company Is
a common carrier. '
Tipping, which Pullman car port
ers recently testified was relied on
to supplement their small salaries,
was defended today by L. S. Hunger
ford, general manager of the Pull
"If porters were put on a straight
salary, do you think tipping would
continue?" asked Secretary Lane. .
"You must take Into consideration
that tipping Is a very general prac
tice Mr. Hungerford replied. "I
think the porter feels that he earns
the tips and that the passengers feel
the same way. - I believe the porters
are fully entitled to the tips." .
r of Nicholas for Treason
ZURICH; Feb. 25-7-Tho Breslail
Tageblatt cays that the Bolshevik!
have ordered the trial of Grand Duke
Nicholas by a revolutionary tribunal.
He Is charged with high treason
against the Russian republic. .
Committees Are Appointed
for Laymen's Missionary
A convention in the interests of
the laymen's missionary movement
will be held In Salem. March 1", 18
and 19 with men and women In
charge at two places. Mrs. Paul
Raymond- will be the women's leader
at the Congregational ehurch while
the men will gather at the Methodist
church. MrsrRsymond Is the field
representstlve of the Federation of
the Women's Foreign Mission board
of North America and the Council
of Women aad Home Missions.
To further the plans for the con
vention a meeting has been called
by Mrs. F. A.; Elliott., chairman of
the woman's committee, which will
be held today at 2:30 o'clock at the
Y. W. a A. With Miss Florence
Cleveland as chairman, the young
woman's committee will meet at the
Y. W. C. A. Thursday evening at
o'clock Vf or supper, and will discuss
thi plans for their eommittee work.
The personnel of the committees
Is as follows:
Convention committee chairman,
Mrs. F. A. Elliott.
Statistics Mrs. Carl H. Elliott,
chairman; Mrs. George A. Wood,
Mrs. B. C. 'Miles. Mrs. William
Fleming, "Mrs. E. Sherwood. Mrs.
Mabel Buirgy, Mrs. Aspinwall, Mrs.
S. W. Hale, Mrs. J. Bauman. Miss
Doremus, Mrs. B. T. Mavis, Miss An
drea Ibsen. - .
Registration Mrs. James Elvin,
chairman: Mrs. Fred Cooks, Mrs.
Robert Gill. Mrs. A.- E. Hunt, Mrs.
John Humphrey, Miss Gile, Mrs. J.
Ray Pemberton, Mrs.' : Miller. Mrs.
Bertha Peoples, Mrs. G. N. Thomp
son, 7 Mrs. Plummer. Mrs. K. A.
Kurtz. Mrs. E. Stenstrom. 1
; Young women's committee Flor
ence Cleveland, chairman; Violet
Welborn. Edna Dierks, Roberta Mor
ten. Hazel Long. Agnes Bayne, Laura
Yantis, Florence . Miller. Helen
Wood, Prlscilla Oiterbein, Lyra
Miles, Isola ' Smith, Emma More.
Laura Heist, Andrea Ibsen, Cfadys
ZelL j.-.y .-....-.- ,, .'-
Arrangements Mrs. W. I. Staley,
chairman; Airs. C P. Bishop. Mrs.
Ed. Weller, Mre. Fred Thompson,
Mrs. Frank Reasoner, Ruth Hans
bro. Miss Pearl Eyre.. J
Publicity Florence Cleveland.
Prayer Mrs. O. F. Holt, chair
man; Mrs. R. 8. Wallace. Mrs.1 Pa
rounaglan, Mrs. J. E. Hoekett, Mrs.
John Bayne. Mrs. Eugene-Gllllng-ham,
Mrs. Phelps, Mrs. Frank
Brown. :;.:. . - '
Literature Mrs. A. A. Underhlll,
chairman; Mrs. Wm. Buslck, Mrs.
McKee, Mrs. Bornestadt. Mrs. H. S.
Gile. : .:. .
DepotatloU Mrs. KatheTine Up
meyer, chairman; Mrs. Alice IL
Dodd, Miss Gertrude Eakin.
Conservation Mrs. F. T. Porter,
chairman; Mrs. W. W. Emmons,
Mrs. J. E. Hoekett, Mrs. E. E. Hor
ton. Mrs. J. 73. Goltra, Mrs. Alice II.
Dodd, Mrs. Mummy, Mrs. W W.
Rosebraugh. Mrs. Miles. Miss Lydla
Rex, Mrrfe-U. G. Shipley. Mrs. F. E.
Jones, Mrs. Katherlne Upmeyer.
Prnne Pools Are Closed
1 by Manager R. C. Paulas
Manager R. C. Paulua, of the Sa
lem Fruit union reporteed yesterday
afternoon that he had jusfclosed oat
the last of the Italian prunes, as wdl
as the pet lies for the season, and fs
now. en gag. wl in .sending, out the
checks to the growers in these two
pools, amounting in the case of the
Italian to $20,000 and the petite pool
to $15,000. - . , -
The pool represented about a mil
lion and half pounds of prunes,
grown by 170 farmers. ,
Federal Officials to
Probe Shortage of Cars
H. H. Corey of the Oregon public
service commission was today advis
ed by the office of Director General
McAdoo that R. 8. Aishton. a region
al railroad director at Chicago, will
Investigate a reported excess of cars
on the lines of the Southern Pacific
company In Oregon relative to the 1
feasibility of transferring cars from
the Southern Pacific to the Union
Pacific for the benefit of lumber
companies at Baker and other east
ern Oregon points. The communica
tion from the director general's of
fice Is in reply to a message sent by
Mr. Corey calling attention to con
ditions la Oregon. The Southern Pa
cific today reported to the commis
sion a surplus of twenty ears in
the tate. The Spokane, Portlani &
Seattle reported a shortage of nine
ty-nine. r - .
FOR BIG ORDER
Three Shifts of Laborers Keep
The 1 O S call issned Saturday
night by Manager Jack Walker re
sulted in an oversubscription of la
bor at the Salem-Kings Products
company's plant yesterday morning,
when the wheels began to " turn
around for the first time in about
ten days, having been stopped for
the making of a few nectstary re
pairs before beginning on the gov
ernment order for 600 tons or de
Forty workers, on etich of ; the
three shifts, making !a tolal of. 12?
workers, are now engaged day and
night getting out the first of Uncle
Sam's order for potatoes to feed the
army, and as rapidly as the raw po
tatoes are aeuverea ai ine iwiorj
the help- will be increased if neces
sary. This;! to say nothlni? of the thrro
foremen and their assistant on each
shift, hopper men,' anl evaporator
tenders, necessary' to rut the upmli
through, while thi office one Is ,
busy making out tha r-port and gst '
tlnr ready for shlppintr directions.
There Is one thing Manager Walk
er rays he can congratulate hlm'l'
coe, and that Is when orders a re re
ceived to forward ca"S of products
for the government, they will have
precedence ovar all other traffic,
Just the same as fuel or troop trains,
Speaking of the contract yester
day. Manager McDanM of the Com
menial club, said , .
"I consider this the most luij or
tant deal Salem ever had. It vn
means more than the celebrated or
der for prunes. It will keep njor
people at work, and it means winter
as well as summer work. If the Salem-Kings
people get the contract
for onions, carrots and turnips which
they bid on there Is not telling where
the, business will end, and even this
order for dehydrated potatoes means,
la my opinion, the closing or a con
tract for our proposed starch fac
F. W. Steusloff, n. C. Paulus. Jo
seph Albert, W. T. Jenks and other
whe were asked their opln'on of "tno
potato deal by the Sajem-Klngs Pro
ducts people, practically were of the
F. Mm Howe Drops Dead -While
Working in Field
While working in a field, F. M.
Howe drepped dead yesterday after-t
noon at I! o'clock on the C. F. Lan
sing tanch near Salem. Mr. Howe
was 69 years old and came to Ealcm
28 years ago. Death was pronounc
ed ?ue to npoplexy.
He leaves a widow, Mrs. Sarah
Hcwe and the following children,
Mrs. O. R. Freeburger, Portland;
Mrs.ePauI Stage, Salem; Clair J.
Howe. Eugene and Holla Howe of
Saa Francisco. ,
The body is at -the undertaking
pariors of Webb & Clough and fu
neral arrangements will be inado
FINISHED SO Oil
Great Pearl Harbor Iaval
Station to Be Completed
HONOLULU. Feb- 22. (Corre
spondence of the Associated Press.)
The great Pearl harbor naval station
drydock, which has been in proceKS
of oonHtrnctlon for several years,
will be completed by next June an-1
ready for use by the largest battle
ships next fall, according to an offi
cial statement by local navy auth
orities. No ceremony, it Is announc
ed, will mark the first opening and
closing, of the huge caisson gate for
the reception of the flrsf warship.
Originally It was Intended to have
the event observed by Impressive cer
emonies, but the war has upset all
The work on the Pearl harbor na
val station began in 1900, when pre
liminary surveys were made for
deepening and widening the channel
from the open ea and for dredging
out 4h bar; at the entrance. This
work rfeo aired several years before
the actual construction was 'begun.
The drydock has had several seri
ous setbacks, the gravest of which
occurred several years ago and de
layed the work for more than a year.
At that time the entire bottom, of
the drydock blew up. ruining all
that ad bee done. The cause of
the disaster, engineers discovered,
was that the dredged out bottom
was softer than thev adjoining ter
rain and the pressure of the latter
caused the bottom to blow ip as If a
huge Tharre of dynamite; had been
exploded under It. I
After a long delay a new schemo
of construction was adapted. Instead
of pouring concrete on th bottom,
hnge concrete blocks were moulded.
These were floated out and let down
to the bottom, securely anchoring It.
The -Pearl harbor drydock is nig
enough to accommodate the largest
battleship afloat or projected. '
Cows to which the phonograph
was played while they were being
milked are said to have given several
Quarts of milk a day more than they
ever did before.
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that's when you realize the wonder
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ach misery, due to acidity, vanish In
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Pape's Diapepsin. It's so needless to
have an ecid stomach make your
next meal a favorite food meal, then
take a little DIapepsin. "There will
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fear. It's because Pape's Dlapeppin
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Pape's DIapepsin from any drug
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