The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980, February 23, 1919, Page 1, Image 1

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SALEM, OREGON. NUNHAY MORXIXU, FKRRl'AHY 23, 1019
PRICE: FIVE CENTS.
PROPOSAL TO
STRIKE WILL
OF OFFERED
acific Coast Metal Tracjes
Distnct Council Votes to
Submit Matter to Locals of
This Section
MACY AWARD PROTEST
NOT YET DECIDED ON
University Authorized DEWA! imAM
to Survey Delinquencies Rfi V ULU lIUll
TEe senate yesterday adopted sen
ate Joint resolution No. 28 to author
ize the University of Oregon to make
a survey ot delinquent and dependent
persons In tle state. The resolution
empowers the university to make re
ports and) recommendation for legis
lation tw$i years hence." Jo appro
priation is required. Senator Dim-
Ick epoke eloquently for the resolu
tion, citing pitiable examples of par
ental neglect from among boys of
the state training school who visited
the legislature Friday. ,
LEGISLATURETO
CONTINUE INTO
THE NEXT WEEK
Majority of Delegates Believe
Negative Result on Ballot
Is Likely
PORTLAND. Or.. Feb. 2 2. The
Pacific Coast Metal Trades district
'council voted to submit a proposal
for a general strike In protest against
the Maty award to the locals of the
district. Sentiment among the dele
gate was that: a negative result op
the proposed vote was likely. This
Information, while unofficial, wa
given from a source very close to the
situation. No action was announced
on the question of placing the coun
cil on record as favoring continuance
or discontinuance .of the Seattle ship
yard strike, but some delegates de
clared that the end of the strike had
been brought nearer by th day's
proceedings. i v
SEATTLE. Wash.. Feb. " 22. -The
Pacific Coast Metal Trade district
, council in sesison at Portland nas
not the authority to call of the strike
bf'the 25,000 workers in the Seattle
: shipyards, union leaders here said
tonight when Informed of report'
from Portland that the coast conven
tion delegates had taken such action
That request might be made by the
Pacific Coast council to the Seattle
district council to return to, work
.for the making out of a new ar
rangement whereby the worker
might press their demands, was con
sidered possible and even probable-
their fifth week of idleness which
has resulted In the loss of several
million dollars In wages to the men-
Probably Be Wednesday at
Earliest Before Final Ad
journment Is Taken
NOV FEARED
IN BAVARIA
Munich Population Indignant
Over Assassination of Kurt
Eisner Need of Hurrying
Peace Felt
STRIKE PROCLAIMED TO
LAST FOR THREE DAYS
Demonstrations Occur at
Augsburg Soldiers Re
quired to Clear Streets
CONGESTION CONTINUES
Situation in House Makes
Predictions Difficult as to
Final Quitting Time
The legislature will be In session
until Wednesday, at least, and pos
sibly later. The. two houses adjourn
ed yesterday until Monday morning
and the grind will be taken up again.
Congestion iu the house 'calendar
and committees makos it difficult
to predict just when the final days
'of the session will .come, but Chief
Clerk Drager of the House sees no
light In the clearing" until Wednes
day and that will probably mean a
midnight session with the clock stop
ped if they succeed in putting It ov
er then. .
Work stopped early in the house
yesterday because a quorum was in
doubt at a number of times, and
adjournment was taken in the af
ternoon in order to give? the boys
jtime to make the train out for Portland.
(Bw Tk A floriated Prett)
GENEVA. Feb. 22. Further dis
orders and even civil war, are feared I
as the Munic population is greatly
excited and indignant over the as
sassination of Kurt Eisner, who wae
generally loved and respected and
considered the founder of the Ger
man revolution. Red flags on all
public buildings have been lowered
in respect of his memory.
Revolutionary groups; according t
advices from Munich, have occupied
all the newspaper offices and the
post and telegraph offices, and
counter revolution may be set afoot
hot only in Bavaria, but throughout
Germany, which Is encoureged by
Spartacans and bolshevlsts. I
The Vienna Fremdenbladt dis
playing much anxiety, says that, ow
ing! to the menacing situation ij
Germany, allies "must hasten to ar
range peace on moderate terms, to
preserve calm and order in centra
Europe."
Other Austro-German newspaper
ask whether the allied armies wil
be forced to Intervene.
REPORT CALLED UNFOUNDED
COPENHAGEN. Feb. 22. A tele
graph from Munich received today
by way of Berlin says the report ot,
any outbreak of civil war there Is un
founded. . '
A general strike has been pio-
claimed for three days, but the
Death ot Former Salem 'GUI A '1)17 D1T I 0
Woman Caused hy Fire 0 ALAK l' DILL J
Information has just reached Sa
lem of the trigic death of Dr. Flora I
A Drewster, formerly a resident of
this city. On the night of February
7 when she was laone Jn her apart
ment in Seattle, her clothing acci
dentally caught fire and she eras so
badly burned that death came the
next morning. It is presumed that j
she was kindling a blaze in her heat
ing stove and while doing this faint
ed or suffered a stroke of paralysis.
Owing to the strike on In the city
at that time much delay in locating
and notifying her friends was occasioned.
Following services preached by an"
Episcopal rector, the body was cre
mated. ,
In her will. Dr. Drewster left, her
equipment for the practise of elec
trical therapeutics to her friend.
Mrs. L. W. James of Wilbur.
GUARANTEE ON
DRAINAGE BONDS
CAUSE OF SCRAP
VOTED DOWN
BY SENATE
Lawmakers, Fail to Sustain
Committee Only On Su
preme Court Measure and
Judges Pay Will Go Up
AFTERNOON DEBATE IS
MARKED BY FIREWORKS
Increases Allowed for Food
Commission and Board of
Control Secretary
Company M Boys Are
Safe in United States
Telegrams were iec'rf-i yester-
dry from many of the old companr
M bojs who arrived yesUrCcy at Ho
bukeii, X. J., and wer jnt on to
Camp Dix. Among, thos? from Sa-
Icri trr-oited to have jesa al-a'ri
the U. S. S. roeblt are Lieutenants
F.anta and ' Comptoq; Sergeant
Rradeoon, Blunk, isartlo', Hanren.
Fanreo, Collins. Frajjr. Abbott.
rarlj, loung. II alien b-vt. Cordler,
Womor. Aterhury; Cook. Welan.
SnrjiH.Tg, Corporals Sfia'-v,
bin , lollock. Card. Lawrence.
btriyr-;ier, Maner. Frasor. Chandler.
VEIL LIFTED
FROM PEACE
PROCEEDINGS
Inner Workings of Commis
sion of Supreme Council Is
Made Public Meetings in
Colonel House's Quarters
Contention Arises in Senate
Over Adoption of House
Joint Resolution
DIMICK OPENS FIGHT
1
Sixteen senators blork-1 the sal
arv Increase I ills iu th. senate yes
terday afternoon.
There; were only three deviations
from this course. Of all the aalary
inerease bills the ways and means
committee reported favorably on but
two, that to raise the pay of the
dairy, and food commissioner from
12000 to 13600 a year and a bill to
increase the secretary ot the board
of control from $2400 to $3000, and
the repoita were adopted, placing
the bills on tho calendar. When the
adverse report came np on the bill
LONGER SESSION
IS APPROVED BY
VOTE OF SENATE
Hare-Lewis House Joint
Resolution- Providing 60
Day Sessions Passes
PIERCE IS OPPOSED
New. and Sterling Friends Worth Your Effort
Become Acquainted With.
Mikado Silks
to
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Typical triumphs of Barnes' Cash Store vigi
lance and quickness of adopting and stocking
Silk, originations of genuine rneriU These are1
advance concepts of what's sure to be vogue.
What are Mikado Silks? -
,' Almost from the day the American
woman learned the wonderful qualities of
Pongees,; has she had a desire for such silks,
in colored patterns. That wish is now a
, realization. , '"'
Mikado , Silks are woven out of heavy yarn i
. dyed Pongee stock and may be had in worsted fi
plaid effects or other patterns an innova-
"; tion of the highest order. Nothing can pos-.
sibly equal t,hem for Buits and separate Skirts.
fThey have the decided advantage of being
washable (ask to see washed, samples) and are
sure to w-in high favor among the discriminat
ing Silk wearing women of Salem. N
. We are showing; these Silks in many colors and
patterns the very . stylish black and . white1 plaids,
large checks, broken checks and novelty plaids in soft
. tones.' ,
t Bemember the name Mikado it stands, for the
1 newest, heaviest quality, richest, most CQ Kf
. serviceable Silks ever produced. Yard . . . . .4) 0 aJ U
rOSltlOn 01 Clackamas Manto increase the salaries ot supreme
1,, 1 1 it I f I court justices from $4500 t $5230
niutacu uj iiiu icy m-
sinuation Resented
a year Senator Eberhard made a
frail 1c statement tbat as a member
of the committee he had reservM
the right to vote In favor oT this
Increase. - His deviation caused the
bill to" be passed. .. .
After the bill of the committer
on assessment and taxation provid
ing an Increase from $2500 to $3000
for the state tax commissioner had
been beaten and the controversy ov
er the supreme court bill Lad clear
ed the atmosphere the other salary
increase measures, save those of the
dairy and food commissioners and
the secretary of the board of con-
Claixns Measure Would In-
cumber Ballot Needlessly;
More Money Involved
(Continued on Page 2)
MALHEUR LAKE
OPPOSITION IS
NOW SATISFIED
(Continued
Representatve Gallagher
Manipulates Scheme to
Please All Hands '
BILL IS LATER RECALLED
House Takes It Back from
Senate and Makes Some
Material Changes
Pongee Silks
I
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!
There is always a full line of them here from
the light Waistirigi to the heavy Suiting
qualities, alno the erepe effects m much de
sired for waists. 32 to 36 inehes wide at
yard ................... .V. , . .85c to $2.45
Towel Specials
Turkiihed Towels will close out quickly at these prices
L
18x34 towels ......
18x36T towel .......
22x44 towels .......
15x34 unbleached '.
........
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15c
...... 25c
35c
......10c
After raising one of the biggest
rows of the session In the house. th
Malheur game reservation bill wa?
recalled from the senate by the house
yesterday, amended to meet the sat
isfaction of the different parties in
controversy, and under Its present
form as again pasisng the house will
require the state land board to se
cure cession of the lands by the fed
eral government to the state as soop
as possible and will' also prohibit
drainage of the lake.
Opponents of the original rlnlev
bill are satisfied as they say all they
wish is to see the land come Into
the hands of the state and be opened
up for settlers, and they declare thr
Is no desire to put through a drain
age project there.
Representative Galagher did the
manipulating which brought about
the amendments desired In the bill
Assistant Attorney General Hailey ad
dressed the house yesterday morn
ing explaining that the measure as U
hadV passed the house would be tak
en Impliedly as a direction of lb
legislature to the state land board to
keep Its hands off and as a result
would materially interfere with any
nromm which the legislature seem
to wish to have carried out by the
land board In classifying its lands
and iretLinr them into shape to meot
rwirl reconstruction aid if such
should come.
nin warned te house when the
debate was still on. that if the house
killed the bill it would anean Flnlev
would Initiate a new one and interest
every school child' in the state In se-
rnrln its passage.' As It was Kiniev
had wenred the aid of hundreds of
school children in boosting for his
bill, which originally would have ced
ed M.-rtir Lake' to tho federal government.-
j
Contention arose ia the senate
yesterday over the question of adop
tion of house joint resolution, No.
32, introduced by 'the house commit
tee on resolution's providing that
the state shall guarantee payment
ot interest on Irrigation and drain
age district bonds. The' resolution
has a referendum clause.
Senator Dimick jumped all over
the resolution, and branded It dan-I trol, went down in short order. These
gerous business. If the state guar-1 measures proposed the following In
an lees this Interest it will have it creases: Insurance . commissioner
to pay' said Dimick. from $3000 to $3600 a year; state
Senator Hurley attacked Dimick's veterinary from $2400 to a minimum
position, saying he opposed it be- of $2IOOand a maximum of $3600;
cause it would not benefit Clacka- corporation commissioner from
mas county. i I $3000 to $4200; inciease for state
Dimick sprang to his feet and de- I engineer, from $3000 to $3600:
manded recognition on a question J statu superintendent of schools from
of personal privilege, and shot bit-1$3000 to $3600, and In addition sev
ing sarcasm at the Malheur senator. eral bills to Inciease the saltries of
"I resent this insinuation that 1 1 district atorneys.
am interested in my county to the I The 16 senators who warded oft
exclusion of all the rest of the state, I the increases were Dimick, Eddy,
he shouted ' "My record in this leg-1 Farrcll Gill. Lachmund. La FolletL
. . - w
islature does not show ft. Ill admit
I'm not in the same class with this
fellow sent to us from Vale, but ev
en this 42-entirreter proposition
the people of Malheur county pick
ed out from its human beings, rat
tlesnake!, coyotes and jackrabbits
can't come here and tell me I'm so
narrow I'm Interested only in Clack
amas county, but neither can he tell
mo I've got to vote for a box busi
ness policy."
Hurley argued that the state
would be sufficiently protected un
der the measure. Ho said tbat If
A A A . . ,
i ne siaie wquiu guarantee me in-1 . i mm t n
terest the bonds couid.be fold at too Amendment Made to Patter
cents on the dollar instead of 9 10n High School Uw Satlf-
Senator grayer placed import- f,CJ All Ot Parties
flute uh iu gnuuu oi iua r rwi u
tion creating a commission to be
composed of the attorney general,
the fctate superintendent of banks
and tiie state engineer. In support
of the measure he explained that
after investigation the commission
may enter Into agreement, but tbat
this Is not mandatory.
"This commission would not en
ter into any agreement that would
be dangerous to the state," he said.
Senator Patterson replied to
Strayer: "It wouldn't be sq bad if
under this resolution the state mere
ly guaranteed the Interest for five
years as you .have been told." said
n Page 2)
WESTS TO
BE GIVEN HELP
THROUGH BILL
Through the state senate's adop
tion yesterday of the Hare- Lewis
house joint resolution to extend ses
sions of the legislature to 60 -lays
the people will vote on the ques
tion at "the coming special election.
The resolution increases the ply of
members of the legislature to S
day and provides that special ses
sions shall not be more than 20 days
in lenzth.
Senator Pierce opposed the resolu
tion, asserting it would Increase the
nav of th members.
You know what the people will
do to that; why eneumbcr the ballet?
he said. x
Senator I. 8. Smith, in speaking
for the resolution, asserted that 40
days Is not sufficient to enact leg
islation properly commenting on tne
compensation feature, he said.
"It is ridiculous that the members
of the legislature a raw oniy ss
day while the cleiks receive $5."
Orton sided with Pierce in oppos
ing the. resolution. They reminded
Che senate that the people have pre
viously voted on the question and
tnrned it down. Moser replied that
six years' have elapsed since the
question was on the ballot.-
Senator -Gill asserted tbat if ses
sions were extended to 69 days, the
59th day would find the legislature
as unprepared for adjournment as
It I today. He deplored the time
wasted In useless argument. The
vote was:
Ayes Baldwin. Banks. Bell. Dim
ick. Eberhard. Eddy. Handley, How
ell. Jones. Moser, Mckelsen. Nor-
blad. Paterson, Ritner, " Shanks.
Sn ith of Coos aad Curry. Smith of
Josephine. Thomas. Wood, Vinton.
Noes Farrell. Gill, La. FoUett.
Orton. Pierce, Porter. Strayer,
Absent Hurley. Huston. Lach
mund.
LANE COUNTY WINS OUT
Objection from Those Mem
bers Are Met in Compro
mise Agreed in House
Lane county won a signal victory
in the house yesterday when Sen
Senator Patterson, "but It actually I ator Patterson's senate bill No. 63
requires tne state to guarantee pay-1 was amended in such, form as to
meat of the bonds." I meet the wishes of the Lane countv
La Follett opposed the measure as I delegation, and also to meet the wish-
tenaing 10 increase imnaea maeDiea- i es or oiner parties concerned.
ness. Handley declared the ' in-1 This bill provided for doing awav
crease necessary as causing western I with the county fund'law and placln
Oregon to "extend the hand of fel-ithe high school tuition fund law In
lowship to eastern Oregon and rcc-1 operation all over the state.
ogTiiie it as a component part of tho j Under the new .amendment a dlf
state. I rerent basis of apportionment I
Senator I. S. Smith said toe meas-jinade which is a compromise Is said
ure was ambiguous and moved a re-1 to be satisfactory all around.
cess for consideration of tho nsolu- Speaker Jones made sure that the
tion. This was seconded by Hurley I amendment In the bill would take
and carried. I care of the situation which would al
low the pupils in West Salem to at
tend the Salem high schools vrithout
nelng assessed out of their own
pockets for this privilege.
One of the main' demands for the
original Patterson bill grew out of
the West Salem condition, under the
old law the charge for tuition being
The senate today adopted a house I so prohibitive upon families t hem-
joint memorial to congress ratlin? selves that In a number of Instances
upon the national body to act favor- the families were j unable to give
ably upon the Chamberlain bill to their children a high school educa
match state money in the construct- tion when, they lived within almost
ion of military highways. seeing distance of jhlgh class high
. House joint memorial No. 17. in- schools. j
troduced by Representative Kubll As It la understood the bill will
and McFarland urging congress to remedy this condition and assure to
return " public utilities to private every child a high schqol education
ownership was passed by the senate, if he seeks it.
Senate Adopts House '
Joint Memorial on Bill
WILSON PRESIDED AT
ALL BUT ONE SESSION
Interpreters Seated Behind
Each Delegate Aid in
Hastening Work
Local Clothier Dies in
Hospital from Operation
Joe Haines, clothier, passed away
yesterday afternoon at a Portland
hospital following an operation on
the kidneys. He was born 31 years
ago in Salem and had lived practical
ly his entire life in this city.
Deceased leaves his parents. Mr.
and Mrs. L. M. Haines at S76 Che-
meketa street and one sister. The
funeral will be held at Holman's par
lors In Portland Monday with In
terment in Beth Israel cemetery.
Joe Haines was known and liked by
practically everyon in Salem..
IB M Tft 4Mocto4 Brrt)
PARIS, Feb.'r22. For the first
time the veil which has concealed tb
inner workings of the commission of
the 'peace conference which prepare
the plan of the league of nations
nas been lifted. It Is now prepared
to disclose at.least some of the facts
connected with the achievements by
which nineteen men In thirty work
ing hours wrought the plan, which !'
their executions are realized, is tt
prevent future warfare.
The scene was In room 331 of the
Hotel de Crilion. Colonel House'
workshop. It is a large and ornatelv
decorated chamber, such as common
In many Paris hotels. It had been
turned Into a business office. Around
a big table sat 19 members of the
commission 'and behind theiu wer
seated .translators, secretaries . ad
experts.; I
in this room tne commisison roe
ten times In eleven days. The honr -were
Irregular, as most of the com
missioners were obliged frequently
to Interrupt the special work to at
tend meetings of other commissions-
No time was set for the sessions or
for the termination ot a day's work-
Time was a secondaryfons!deratlox
and nobody looked at the clock. .
j . Task Cot la Half -
At the outset the tak was cut In
half by dispensing with the tedious
jfrocess of re-translation, lnstead
Interpreters sat close behind the com
missioners and In low tones t rins
ed the remarks of the speakers word
by word. Much time was also saTed
by preparatory work each statesman
coming to the conference with well
formulated and definite Ideas regard
ing the league of nations as a result
of many private conferences which
bad been held between THaaiJrom lb
time President Wilson landed l
France.
The meetings were business like tf
a marked degree. The members met
on the hour greeting each other po
litelr. hut shortlv: took their docu
ments out oT -their portfolios and pro
ceeded Immediately with the nevt
article.. Before each was a revised
copy of the preceding day's record a
well as of all new papers relating to
the subjects likely to come before
V.m was A ! at r-ltin fj4 Th mm-
bers proposed amendments, had tnen
typewritten and they were handed I
their colleagues in dvance to ensure
quick action. Extreme simplicity pre
vailed. - Diplomatic dress disappeared
with the diplomacy of the past Bus
iness suits were worn. The mem
bers went about matters In a com
monplace way. There were no ora
tion, no spinning our of technical
points. Plain .speaking preraikd.
Stenographic reports wer barred, to
restrain oratory and to encourage th
reticent..
Held to Present
President Wilson presided at all
the meetings except one. When some
or the members looked far into the
future he brought them back to the
thing In hand with the remark:
"Gentlemen: I have no doubt that
the next generation will be made up
of men as intelligent as you or I and
I think we ought to trust th4eagu
to manage Its own affairs."
The first meeting on February &
was very brief. The president spoke
a few words, and presented a draft
(Continued on Page 2)
HOUSE CLASSICS
. - '
(By Frank Bartholemew.)
We view this class of legislation with suspicion. Gene Smith.
It's a good bill and ought to pass. Charlie Childs.
We have listened to enough oratory, Mr. Speaker. I move you
the previous question. E. W. Haines.
Mr. Speaker, have I the floor or haven't I? A. A- Smith.
. I agree with my friend Smith and Horne. BUT. Kap Kubll.
Mr. Speaker, there's altogether too much noise going on back
here.
It's a rotten bill. Let's kill it." Jim Stewart.
I'm suspicious of this Multnomah delegation. II. K. Cto.
(Deep silence) ' George Chenoweta.
I am reliably Informed that preceding the vote on this bill there
was another party at the Marion, during which Chris Schuebel.
I say again we've had enough of .this paving trust. Let's kick
'em out of the state. Bill Hare.
Mr. Speaker, what bill are we voting on? W. IL Gore.
I 'desire to state that this bill was Introduced at the request of
the Afro-American league. Johnny Coffey.
I want itv distinctly understood that I hold no brief for the
Warren Construction company. Old gag.
And while I yield first place to no man in tho matter of patriot
ism, nevertheless Timeworn favorite.
Let's adjourn. Cy BrownelL '