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WOMEN OF CITY
Employes of Engineer's Office
; May Have Started State
DUTIES ARE OUTLINED
"Fight It Out to Finisn, Boys,
; We Are With You,"'
' Is Motto
'The Oregon tegton of Home De-
fens Is the name of a military or
ganization of jibe female employee
of the state eqgineer's office, and
which. It is believed here, will prove
to be the nucleus of a state-wide or-
Ionization. The motto is "Fight It
t out to a finish, boys, we are with
" : yon."
Home protection, asslsthiff the
home guard an 1 harvesting crops are
Home of the duties the legion expects
to perform and the members place
'.themselves at the disposal of the
. state and national officials In au
thority. One clause In tbe resolu
tions that are being signed reads:
We hereby mutually agree to at
tend the necessary drills to acquaint
ourselves with the military, evolu
tion! so as to execute the same with
dispatch, to attend meetings of the
organization whenever possible and
cheerfully obey the orders of those
who may hereafter be (elected to
command the organization and to per
form such duties -as may. be- assign-
, ed by thosflj ln authority.
Atl members are 18 years old Dr
ofen f. " i , ,
r- Article Are KlffneJ. :
Tie articles that are being signed
read as follows;
t "Whereas, We as loyal American
citizens of the female sex and over
the age of 18 years are desirous of
doing our part in the gigantic strug
gle in which our nation Is now en
gaged In its laudable endeavor to
make the world safe for democracy
and prevent the recurrence of the
outrages that have been perpetrated
upon the helpless,-unprotected and
usoffendia persons during the. past
four years, and .
"Whereas, we believe that an ef-
fectlve organization would greatly
add to the efficiency of the service
ire will be able to render In home
protection, assisting the Home Guard,
in harvesting crops or any other
a a .... . .
A. n. i v a lev ..
Extra! Extra! Special!
Free! Free! Free!
For Thursday, Friday and Saturday Only
A $5.00 Hat or Waist wiU be giyen absolutely
free to every purchaser of a LADIES' SUIT,
COAT OR DRESS, on Thursday, Friday and
Saturday. This is a new store with a brand
new stock at an old location and we want to
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become acquainted. We carry a .large stock
of Ladies' Ready-to-wear at popular prices.
Portland 'Cloak & iSuit Gd.
service which falls within the scone
a,bi,,ty to Torm. which we
a"rm,y convinced includes any
" Dri 1 Volunteered.
' do hf.by constitute our-
std ti8eVl,;mil,tiry organization
S?.LP ?CVls ortanIzation at the
S'a of state and national officials-
in authority. hereby mut
ually agree to attend the necessary
drills to acquaint ourselves with the
military evolutions so as to execute
the same with dispatch, to attend
meetings' of th organization when
ever possible and cheerfully obey the
orders .r thosa who may hereafter
be elected to command the organiza
tion and to perform such duties as
may 5e assigned ly those In author
lty. - ... - ... - .
.ITl 3m of the organization
shall be The Oregon Region of Home
Defense,, of which there may be any
number of units appropriately desig
nated! j:- ,- f
, "The purpose of the organization
Is toenable the Individuals compris
ing it to render more efficient serv
ice to their nation and to be prepared
for any emergney which might arise
requiring their united efforts.
- "The motto of the organization Is
Fight it Out to a Finish Boys. We
Are With You." 7 '
WASHINGTON, April 17. Fur
ther restriction bj the country's less
essential Industries, which will prao
tically Hmif non-war building opera
tions for the .duration, of the war,
was announced today btbe fuel ad
ministration In the issuance oftorders
curtailing--the manufacture of ten
principal clay , products! rom 1 5 to
a high as ,50 per cenU Simultaneously-
the manufacturing program of
this Industry, was ordered rearranged
and divided, placing It on the basis
of war Industry., j r .
Vace brick, common , and- paving
brick, terra cotta, roofing tile, floor
and wall tile and sanitary, ware are
ordered Curtailed SO per cent. -Hollow
tile, sewer pipe and drain tile 25
per cent, and stoneware with the ex
ception of chemical stoneware, is
curtailed 1 5 per tent. Another new
order curtails the output ofenamel
50 per cent... ,
The percentage of curtailment In
each case is based on the 'average
output for the past three years.
1 Today's; action by;;the'fuel admin
istration, which was approved by the
war industries board, 13 declared to
be the forerunner of similar curtail
ment of practically etery Industry
considered not vital to the war pro
gram. '- ' .: ." .
Brooklyn Player Dented
v Draft Exemption Claim
NEW; YORK, April 17. A claim
for' exemption from the draft filed
by Richard ("Rube") , Marquard.
star pitcher of the Brooklyn Nation
als, was today dented by the district
draft board.- The board also denied
his application for a change , of his
classification from 2-A to 4-A, -. t
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First .Group of J 2 Men Turn
ed, Over by Prosecution in
Chicago I. W. W. Trial
CHICAGO, April 7. Twelve men
composing the first panel of venire
men to be examined by either side,
were turned over to the defense by
the prosecution In the trial of more
than oneOndred Industrial Work
V th3 NV?d 9 charges of vlo
"WiP&Ihe vnldnage act today.
George F. Vanderveer, Seattle, attor
ney for the defense, was engaged in
examining the second man of th9
panel Ttfien judge Landis adjourned
court for; the day. The prosecution
retains the power cf challenge over
any man In the panel, despite the
fact that Its examinations for cause
While the talesmen were being ex
amined, it was learned that Wllllara
Koermak, former Chlcagoan indicted
with the. other,!. W. W. and for
whom government agents have beea
searching, has been holding down a
Job as general In tlie Bolsheviki army
In Russia. . Vladimir Lossless, one
or tne defendants, received a letter
from him containing the Information.
J erry Downs' Home Run Is
About All the Landing
Done by 'Frisco ,
LOS ANGKLKS. Adi-H 17 lorrv
Downs of the San Francisco team hit
a home, run to the center fence in the
fourth Inning today, scoring Koerner
ahead of him. Thereafter the visit
ers could not often find Quinn's of
ferings and when they did. sharp
fielding: saved him. O'Doul cam In
torn the field to pitch forr the Seals
and the Tigers found him practically
Score: .- , . . .
j ; n. it. k.
Fan Francisco ......... . 2 8 4
Vernon 8 10 0
.Batteries: O'Doul and McKee;
Quinn and' Dovormer. ,
Oaklaml X. Knrramento 1.
SAN FRANCISCO. April 17.
Prough pitched airtight ball for eight
innings .and with a three-run lead In
the ninth,, let up, allowing Sacra
mento to score Just once.. In this In
tfing with two men on and two out.
Fisher killed all chances for a tie
when he was thrown out stealing
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Sacramento . ........... . 1 6-0
Oakland. 3 5 3
Batteries: Bromley and Fisher;
Prough and Mltze. v
Rait Lake O, Iso Anseles M.
SALT LAKE. April 17. A timely
single by Sheely with K. Crandall on
third rave Salt Lake a one-run Tic
tory in the ninth today after Sam
Crawford had tied np the count with
a home run just a few minutes be
fore. All pitchers were hard hit
Score: ' . ,
1 . v ' i HH. E
Los Anreles . '. 8 13 4
Salt Lake 9 13 .1
' Batteries: Crandell and Boles;
McCabe, Evans and Konnlck.
yew York . ,
St. Louis . . ,
Boston . . . ,
Pittsburg . ,
St. Louis.... 1
New York, 2
Washington . . '. .1
Philadelphia . . .... 0
Compromise on Overman
WASHINGTON. April 17. Sena
tor. Martin of Virginia, the senate
Democratic leader.; conferred with
President Wilson tonight regarding
suggestions of a compromise to allar
opposition to the Overman bill pro
posing hoard powers for reorganisa
tion government departments by
' It is understood that the president
insists that there be no substantial
change in, the 'measure, which he re
gards as necessary for successful pro
secution of tfco war. Senator. Martin
would not discuss what amendments.
If any, would ,.b agreeable to the
president.' , --r.
Debate on the bill will be resumed
tn the senate tomorrow.
Liner Brings 40 German
Prisoners Into U. S- Port
AN ATLANTIC PORT. April 17.
A former German trans-Atlantic liner
now in the United States service,
reached tere late today with about
forty German prisoners on board.
One of the prisoners Is said to havo
been the captain of a German sub
marine. Several, of the others are
reported to have been captured re
cently by American troops In Franco.
Just how many prisoners were
brought across could not be learned.
W. L. P. C.
.....3 0 ;1000
1 0 .1000
..... 1 1 500
1 1 . BOO
..... 11 ' BOO
..... i i ;soo
0 1 000
.. 0 2 .000
NEW YORK AGAIN
Barnes, in Giant Debut, Shuts
Out Visitors by Score of
NEW, YORK; .April'. 17. Nw
York again defeated Brooklyn today,
Barnes in bis Giant debut, shutting
out the visitors. 2 to 0. ,
.Coombs also pitched well for Brook
lyn, but had one bad Inning. In
the fourth Young walked and went to
third on Kauff's single. On O'Mara's
wild throw to recond. . Young scored
and Kauff reached third, from where
he scored on Burns' Infield out.
i Score: ......... . H. IL E.
Brooklyn 0 7 , 1
New York ...2 5 0
Coombs and Miller; Barnes and
noton 14. Iiladelnfata L '
PHILADELPHIA, .April 17. Bost
on was so superior to Philadelphia
in add departments that the local
learn never naa a cnance, the score
being 1 4to 2. ' ' , . T
Herzog played his first game for
uoston and prevented two runs by a
spectacular catch of a fly In' short
centerfield. - t
Score: , "' ' ' n: H. E.
lioston .... ....14 15- 2
Philadelphia ........... .2 7 r 4
Nehf and Henry: Tincnp. Wood
ward and Burns, Dlllhoefer.
PlttKbnrz fc, 'JlnrinruMl 1.
burg bunched hits off Regan on the
fourth Inning today and when, the
side was retired seven runs bad cross
ed the plate, the visitors eventually
winning. 8 to 1. Hamilton was also
hit, hard but managed to keep the
safeties well scattered.' Lee Magee
got two. doubles and three elngles In
live times up.
Cincinnati '...-. 1 ' ... .
;8 11 2
.1 12 1
Hamilton and Schmidt;
Regan, Eller and Allen.
ST. LOUIS. April 17. Chlcago-
St. Louis postponed: rain. '
Early , Election Returns t f"
. z now i nree i owns ury
ALBANY. N. Y. Asrll 17. (Elec
tion) Early returns from today's lo
cal option elections-, show that "the
cities oX Rome, Schenectady and Am
sterdam voted for license,"1 Glovers
vllle, Jamestown and Auburn voted
, The liquor traffic reeehred a hard
blow in New York state, tonight with
the announcement that more 'than a
majority of the 39 cities holding
local option elections had declared
not only against the saloon, but also
against the sale of liquor under any
conditions,' ' ti -'. .. .,
With only one city,' Geneva, in
doubt, the returns showed that ' the
drys had triumphed in 20' munici
palities, while 18 ddeclded to con
tlnue the traffic in alchollc bever
ages. ' - -4 r
Of the three second elas lties in
which the elections were held. Bing
hamton voted dry. -while Syracuse
and Schenectady remained la the wet
column. j - . i
Americans Sit With Represen
tatives of Bntish Party at
House of Commons ,
v. LONDON, April 17. The Amerl
can labor mission held its firit for
mal sitting with representatives of
British labor party at the house of
commons today and discussed, the
war aims program ' adopted by the
Inter-allied labor congress. ' The only
diversence of onlnlon which devel
oped was over the clause demanding
asroeetlng 'with the labor, delegates
fiibm the central powers similar to
that proposed at the Stockholm con-
fervn ce. .... ...
, The American delegates stood out
staunchly against any meeting' with
the representatives -of the--enemy.
Further discussion was. postpone!!
until April 29.
This evening the British labor rep
resentatives gave a dinner to the
American delegates in the "Strang
r-r's dining room of the honse of
commons. Speeches were' made by
Thomas Henderson, member of par;
llament. and John P.' Pray and
George I Berry'. American delegates
Both of the latter aroused great en
thusiasm when they said that Amer
lean labor as united with every other
(section of" opinion In the united
States in Its determination to stick
to the war until German militarism
had been defeated.
Conspiracy to Defraud.
Mails Is Made Charge
8P0KANE. Wash. April 17. An
indictment charging conspiracy to de
fraud by, use of the mails was re
turned by a federal grand Jury her
today against A. C. Jam!eson,.D. K.
McDonald. W. A. Ridgeway and M.
P. Shaughnessy. Ridgeway was said
ty federal officers to be In California
and . Shaughnessy was said to be in
Montana. . ;
The Indictment alleges that Jamie
son and McDonald, who were presl
dent and secretary, respectively! of
the Vera Land company, and Ridge
way and Shauchnesay, who were oN
fleers of the Spokane Orchard Homes
company, misrepresented to Investors
la tracts of orchard land near here.
the condition of . the property, and
conspired to defrand them of. their
holdings, ,, -
Agricultural College 1 !
. i earn uefeais niuamette
Willamette university's baseball
team was unable to rope successfully
with tne Oregon Agricultural college
team on ' Sweetland field yesterday,
and the final score was 12 , to 2 la
favor of the farmers. Dimick. SpeUts
and McKittrick all took a whirl la
the box for Willamette. - bimick was
relieved after the first Inning and
played thereafter behind -Lhd bat and
at first oase. , Medlar was Willam
ette's other catcher. ,
Hard luck In the first Inning seem
ed to dampen the spirit of the Wil
lamette players. Several infield er
rots were costly. 'K '
Mist Over Lines Makes f ;
Flying an ImposslbUity
LONDON. April 17. Aa "official
statement on aerial operations to
'The mist that has hung over the
lines in the last few days turned to
a dritxllng rain on Tuesday, making
flying almost impossible. Movements
on the battle front, however, were
watched by our machines flying very
low. and a few bombs were dropped.
One hostile machine was brought
down and another landed behind our
lines. One of our machines is miss
ing hilts Angle Kaiser. Dies -'
in Hospital at Portland
Miss Angle Kaiser, daughter of the
late Mrs. 'Angle Kaiser.' who died
about two months ago in Salem, pass
ed away last night la Portlsnd at the
Sellwood. hospital. She bad been HI
for a long time but only recently
went, to Portland. The. body was
brought to Salem at a later hour last
night and is at the funeral establlsl)
ment of Webb &,Clough. Miss Kai
ser Is among thi laM members of her
family... The Kaisers have lived for
many years in Salem and their resi
dence is a 587 North Liberty. . :, .
REPORT MADE K
Patronage Increases and 2200
Books Are Collected for
At a' meeting of the board of trus
tees of Salem Public library .Tuesday
nlgbt. the librarian. Miss Flora. M.
Case, ' submitted her report ' on fho
progress of the library during the
month of .March. The book-atocx
has been increased by -147 1 books.
maklnsf a total of 13431 books and
pamphlets now in service. During
the month 5523 . books have been
loaned for .home reading, 414 were
given out on. March z alone, wnicn
was the busiest day. There has been
net increase of sixty-five borrow
ers, raising tne loiai patronage tu
On March 27 the last numuer or
the 'regular lecture course occurred.
The average attendance for the seven
numbers was 240. , The course on
the making of war breads was insti
tuted to satisfy a popular demand
and continued through three lesson.
The last figures on tne campaign
for the donation of books for the sol
diers show 2200 books collected.
These are to be prepared for imme
diate use . In the camps. For the
work of handling these books for the
mechanical preparation, volunteer
service will probably be asaea nr
few public-spirited people in tne nea-
Juture. ', - . .
Mah.ua Taken by British .
Troops in East Africa
LONDON, April 17-Tbe official
statement on military activitici in
East Afrira says: "On April n one
of General Nort bey's columns occu
pied Mahua and pushed eastward.
On April 11 this column heavily en
gaged a German main force ana in
flicted severe losses on men. in
tbe same day General -Edward
troops executed a night march and
selxed Medowboma on Aorll It aftr
an all-day engacemeni. In which the
German losses were severe. 4 ne en
emy wss driven In the direction of
Congressional Committees .
to Attend Stone's Funeral
JEFFERSON CITT, 'Mo.'. April 17.
Ten thousand persons .xoaar
viewed the body of the late benaior
William J. Stone.- which for several
hours lay In state In the rotunda of
the capltol. The cortege, left here
tonight for Nevada, Mo., where In
terment will taae piace im'""
afternoon under Masonic auspices.
A company - of home guards ana a
large delegation of clvllU4 acted a
guard of honor wblle the body was
In the city.- . -
Tbe congressional- - committees
will attend, the fnneral. " -
sTAETmo V 2TIS
I , IN HIS LAST PICTURE ,
"UNDEE THE STABS"
ONE .WINS GAME
Frank Raps Out Winning Slam
; While Walter Johnson Is
WASH INGTON.' April 1 7 Frtnk
Raker's long sa.Tirice fly with Wal
ter Johnson-pitching gave New Ycrl:
an S to 7 victory oves Wt-hingtoa
today In the twelfth Inning cf a long
and Tagred t on:ert. Each tam cid
three pltch'.rs.i Mugrldge finishing
for New Yotk and getting credit for
1 Score: : . ' j jt. If. E.
New York , . . , x 11 3
Washinjto-.' : . 712 z
Tbortnab'en; Loe, Mognage and
Ruel;. Ssaw, Jobnoin nd Alnsmith.
At Boston R H. 11.
Philadelphia 4 4
Boston- 5 .8 2
Adamfc add McAvoy; Leonard ml
, XleveUnd-DexroU-Clevelad post
poned; .-a In. .
. Chtcaco St. Lonls-Chlcai o pn
Republican Opposition Checks
Measure in Senate WiU
.WASHINGTON. April 17.--Une-pected
opposition from the Repub
lican sida prevented passage of tae
$0,000,000 bill for bovslng war
workers in the senate today and de
termined efforts to amend. the m-1
ure. will -be made tomorrow before
the final vote. .. . -
Republican Leader . Gal linger de
clared 'provisions of the legislatton
far rommandeering of dwellings was
a strp toward a species of autocracy,
while. Senator Fall of New Mexico.
Republican, said the measure was la
response- --.fo the voice of the
master." ' i . .
.'Senator. - Swanson of Virginia,
chairman of the public' build In g3
committee, and other Democrats, de
fended the legislation as vitally nec
essary to expedite manufacture of
war materials. - - r :
Serious Riots Occur In
Meat Markets of Vienna
ZURICH, April 17. Vienna news
papers report serious rioting In the
meat market there on Sunday.' Ten
thousand people demanded -tneat.'but
only 1000 kilograms was . available.
They demanded horse flesh, and j
none was forthcoming they stormed
the meat stalls. The police were
summoned and. cleared the ball.
Many arrests were made.
Fright Causes Death of ,
Man After Shooting Fray
LEBANON, MO.. April 17. A. A.
Webster and , Lis son-in-law, - Perra
Nayler, quarreled tonight. .Webster
was shot and slightly wounded and
;:Helpfiil Hints on Banlang
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WHEN YOU DRAW A CHECK
A. CHECK may.be made
Wafer. In the rormer ca, the payee (person to
iivliom cheek is drawn) must be known to our Idler
and mast' indorse check upon hack before money is
paid. If check is made payable to "bearer" or
"caxh'ANY- person may collect the amount atipu
You will, find the United State National Hank a
careful custodian of its depositors funds.
1 - Inrett in yet another liberty Bond,
r CEC1LB. DE MILLE'S :
; by; jEAimE iicPHEEsoN -
' THE BIGGEST PI CTUEE
I 'fiirnwH tn:aat.t:m for
. i SOMETIME " (
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McAdoo Orders, Erie and
New York State' Canal :
. line Taken Oyer "
WASHINGTON. April 17. Direct
or General McAdoo tonight ordered
that the Erie and New Tor k slate
barge canal system be taken over1y
the railroad administration and tba:
a fleet of barges be constructed Jm-
mediately and operated there un.er'
the direction, of G. A. TomllnsW of
Duluth, Mian., to relieve frelcbt
This is the first Inland waterway
whose operation under, the railroad ,
administration has been definitely
decided upon 'as a result of the ex
tensive Investigation made by. the
committee on inland waterways of
the railroad administration.
. Within a few weeks, however, ihe
director general is expected to order
several other canal systems and naf
I gable rivers. Including the Chesa
pesce and Ohio canst, the Black
Warrior rfver In Alabama, and sev
eral Atlantic coast waterways used
actively by the railroad administra
tion to relieve traffic on the rail
lines. Construction of barges within
two or three months and their Inten
sive use In the late summer .and fall
is planned. Investigation now Is be
ing made of the practicability, of
Naylor was stabbed ' and slightly
Fearing he had killed his son-in-law.
Webster imbed Info hit own
home and dropid dead from frirfct. ,
Hearing or.Websters death;. and.
believing himself a murdererNajlor'"
shot and killed himself. -;v ,.'
Maupon Dele ah Kieckhefer.
; in Chicago Billiard Match
CHICAGO. April 17 Pierre Mau-
pom of Cleveland. Interstate league'
champion, defeated. Angle Kieck
hefer, world's champion, tonight In
the first block of their match for the
three-cushion blllfnjrd championship
50 to 49. In 53 tunings.
.Kleckhefer's high run was five,
Maunom's sir.- -..
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