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THE OBKGO.X STATESMAN X 'THURSDAY,! APRIL 8, 1919
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' Salem Oregon.
Read the Classified Ads.
e House of
Auto Wrecking Included
V " .
. H. Steinbock, the well known junk dealer who was in business here for over seven years
has returned to Salem and will open business today at 326 North Commercial street.
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Mr; Steinbock will deal in second hand goods and junk of all kinds. He will also add a
tnew lineauto wrecking. That is, he will buy all kinds of old automobiles, trucks, tractors
i and pieces thereof so that he will be able to supply owners with all kinds of parts for all
"makes of automobiles at a moments notice.
Mr. Steinbock greets his many friends of both Polk and Marion counties and requests
a renewal of their former patronage. His reputation for wide awake business methods in
sures a large patronage from all this part of the Willamette valley ,
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320 N. Commercial Street.
SECOND COUNT ;
WILL BE MADE
Montana Judge Orders Ex
' amination of, Ballots in
Two Precincts v
; 13UTTfi. Mont., April 2. Over the
Objection of the contestants In the
suit of AV. F. Dunn and J. J. Mc
Carthy, contesting in the district
court the nomination on the Dem
ocratic ticjket or William Cutts, for
major ant! Charles Treacy for city
clerk. Judge E. M. Lamb today or
dered a recount of the ballots cast
in two precincts at the recent pri
mary. The contestants had contend
ed that the validity of the election
should be determined by evidence
contained in the poll books and tally
sheets vrtiile the contestees held that
the ballots constitute the best evi
dence, v .
Answers to the allegations of con
testants were filed, today by attor
neys representing the contestee9.
Cutts charges in his answer that
through improper counting in all of
the 16 precincts he lost 415 votes
and that Dunn gained 414 of these.
Judges of election at precinct &R
today testified that tally sheets had
been changed after they had been
totalled and certified to the result
on the poll books and that pages
covered with tally marks had been
inserted into the books - illegally.
They testified that the result in this
precinct of 396 for Cutts and 310
for Dunn had been changed to 448
for Cutts and 259 for Dunn.
j Charles Treacy, city clerk and
candidate for reelection for whose
nomination McCarthy is contesting,
testified that on election night only
16 ballot: boxes .were broMght to hi
office sealed as required by lawj'
. Individual chocolates 5 cents. For
.((Continued from Page 1.) .
rested, including Joseph Szteprenyi,
the. for ir&er 'minister of commerce,
and Count George Karolyl, both of
whom are in danger of being sent
enced to death. Baron Hatwang. the
millionaire owner of newspaper, - Is
now a clerk in a private business and
otlter members of the nobility, whose
property has been confiscated are
searching for. work.;
GRENADES ARE USED.
COPENHAGEN, April 2. Accord
ing to the Berlin Lokal Anzeiger's
Konigsberg correspondent, there was
several hours of fighting with ma
chine guns and hand grenades be
tween government troops and dis
orderly elements in Sensburg,, sixty
six miles southeast of Konigsberg.
The affray originated as a result of
an attack on officers, , who were
roughly handled and threatened
with death. ,
Many persons were wounded in
fihe fighting and a state of siege has
ben proclaimed in Sensburg.
DAUMIG'S' RELEASE SIGXIFICANT
BERLIN, April 2. (By the As
soeiated Press) The unexpected, re
lease of the radical independent,
Ernst Daumig. president of 'the ex-
' ecutive' . committee of the soldiers'
and .workmen's council, of greater
Berlin, yrbo was arrested Sunday
last on cpspicioa of ' having been a
leader in the distribution here in
January is interpreted as an ominous
prelude to the soviet congress to be
held next week.
A stubborn fight Is proceeding
a M 51 1 i on C And O ne
BOCK JUNK CO.:
throughout Germany and the gov
ernment, in addition to Its multitudi
nous home and foreign tribulations,
is facing an acute crisis in the com
ing soviet gathering.. It can only
escape unscathed, according to the
belief current here, if the majority
socialists and the democratic dele
gates have a working majority
The congress will consist largely
of representatives of the -workers
councils, the soldier element having
gradually disappeared through de
mobilization. Hence the proletarian
element will predominate.
CROWDS F1LI STREETS
P.ERLIN. April 2. (By The Asso
ciated Press) The Vossiaehe Zeit
ung ays the Stuttgart streets are
filled with great crewds and- that
there has been much shooting, he
newspaper adds that the streets are
patrolled by armed motor police 'and
whole companies of troops.
It is officially announced, says the
newspaper, that a large number of
spartacans from the outside have en
tered, the town in the last few days.
pyt . that the government is master
of the situation.
A collision occurred at Esslingen.
six miles southeast of Stuttgart,
where a company of police was at
tacked with grenades. Several per
sons were killed or wounded.
The food supply is greatly en dan
cer ed, according to the Vossische
XKW rOI'P FEARED
LONDON. April 2. Along Berlin
dispatch from Reuter's correspon
dent comments on the discontent no
ticeable everywhere among the Ger
man people of all classes and the
talk of a new coup being imminent.
Sympathy with spartacans. feays
the correspondent, is beginning to
invade the better classes. They ar
gue that things cannot be worse and
that bolshevism may open the pros
pect for "better things for our child
ren" as regards food.
FINE TO FAME
Early Crop Expected If Warm
Weather Continues to
Bring Out Blooms
HOOD RIVER, Orl. April 2. Or
chards in this section promise an
excellent 1919 crop, growers stated
today. Plum eod peach trees on
the lower level, of the valley are
blooming and th . buds of apple trees
are swelling fast. In case warm
weather continues Hood' River or
chards will be iu' bloom around May
1. Kept dormant by the cool weath
er of the first three months of the
year, strawberry plants are begin
nlng to grow. With the earth un-
soaked berry prospects are better
than In the past three years. It is
expected the yield of 1919 may be
increased almost 50 per cent over
the 100 cars handled last year when
the aDPle growers association re
turned an average of $3.33 per crate
for the fruit. Price outlooks this
year are as good, it was said.
Conditions in apple orchards are
good. The trees are in a -healthy
state and growers are busy this
week applying oil sprays for pests
Lime-sulphur applications for fun
gus diseases will follow soon. The
1919 apple crop is estimated at more
than 1.500,000 boxes, the district's
record tonnage. -
Individual chocolates 5 cents. Fo
OUT ON BONDS
Cases of 37 to Be Reviewed
by United States Circuit
Court of Appeals .
CHICAGO. April 2. Thirty-seven
of the ninety-three I. W. V coj
victed last September of conspiracy
to violate the espionage act and now
In Leavenworth, penitentiary, were
admitted to bail by the United States
circuit court of appeals pending re
view of their conviction on appeal.
Bail ranged from $15,000 for Wil
liam D. Haywood, interaational sec
retary, the highest orfice in the I.
W. W.. down to $1000 Tor five of the
prisoners, whose sentences were 'one
year or eighteen months. The to
tal amount of bail will require sched
uling of property valued at more
Counsel for the appellants Imme
diately began a national effort to
obtain surety to satisfy the court,
which must approve bonds before
any of the prisoners can be released.
The court warned counsel for the
appellants tMt any repetition by
their clients of acts such . as' those
for Which they were sentenced Would
result in cancellation or the i bonds
and the return of the offenders to
prison. ' . -M j
Attorneys for the. 37 said they
would stand sponsors tor the good
behavior of their clients pending
hearing of their appeal. j
(Continued from Page 1)
Koreans to use- only peaceful means.
In all the cases of arrest and alleged
assault by Japanese civilians as well
as soldiers and police, this eye-witness
reported no instance of ; resist
ance by a Korean was reported.
Many young girls who JoIneaTPftie pa
rade at Seoul were dragged out. tied
up and beaten across, the shoulders
with the scabbards of police swords
in public view. " Rough handling and
brutal treatment of prisoners and
often innocent bystanders not only
by the police but by Japanese roughs
were said to have, added bitterness
to the situation.
Kumora Were Current.
The account of the eye witness at
Pyengyang. told In detail of the oc
currences there March 1 to March
l. a Saturday, was designated by'the
Koreans Tor memorial services to
honor the former Emperor Ye Tai
wan, whose mfuneral was set for
March 3. Koreans had desired the
rites to became their nation cus
toms but it was announced by au
thorities the Shinto ritcz would be
observed. This was said to have an-
ge-ed many. ... : i
Rumors of what might happen
caused suppressed excitement. the
narrative said., and the eye witness
witlv some companions attended the
service m. a court yard. Several
Christian pastors and church offi
cers were present... .After an address
by Pastor Kim Sun-Du. moderator
of the general assembly (of the Pres
byterian church) he asked the au
dience to remain after the memor
ial exercises which wer to be con
cluded with the benedictioa. The
benediction finished heiead one Pet
er, chapter three,-verses 13-17, b-
gmningsv ' !
"And who Is Je that will ha'in
you. If ye be followers of that which
is good?" ; !
' The eye witness 'account then be
gan. ' '. , ' : j
lit was evident rfom h hi intona
tions as he read these words that
something serious was oo the dock
et. Tehn Chung Il-Sun. a graduate
of the college here and now helper
In the Fifth church, took the plat
form and said he bad an important
commnnication to read. He said that
It was the happiest and proudest day
of his life, and that though he dies
tomorrow he could not but read this.
Then a great chee- went up from
the audience. He then proceeded to
read what was virtually a declara
tion of political Independence of the
Korean people. ' - i
People Are Instructed.
"After he finished another man
took the floor and explained just
what the people were expected to do.
saying that nothing of an unlawful
nature or resistance- to authority was
to be permitted in the least, but tha
he people were to follow the instruc
tions given, and make no resistarce
to the authorities nor attack the Jap
anese people or officials. Kang. (pas
tor of the Fourth church) then ad
dressed the people relative to .the
subject of national independence.
When he had finished some men
came out of the building bearing arm
loads of small Korean Hags which
they passed -out to ,the people.
"A large Korean flag was then
fastened to the wall back of the
speakers' stand aud they (the crowd)
were wild shouting 'monsai.' Kerean
for 'hurrah' and waving the flags.
It was then explained to them that
they were all to form in procession
and parade .the streets waving the
flags and saying-nothing but 'moo
"Japanese and Korean police went
through the crowd and t-ollected the
flags. The crowd finally dispersed.
The people in, the main street of the
city, according to the account, were
waving flags and shouting 'monsai.'
"As we passed the police, station
we noticed the police had ! a-.Tested
two women and while they were tel
ephoning for instructions; the women
ere joining the crowd outside in
shouting 'monsai.' j
"About six o'clock (blank), came
to see me. I was surprised that he
had not yet been arrested 'and told
him so. He said they all expected to
"be arrested before the night was ov
er, and had all gone into the business
confident that such would be the
ease, and willing to abide by tha
Tme Thought Favorable.
"J asked him who the leaders In
this movement were and he said that
leading members of the Christian
chnrch and the Chun-Do-Kyo thought
this was a favorable time to neak
out tneir convictloas about m
Independence and while the peace
conrerence was In session at lUrls
they wanted to have their own &us
presented and hoped It would result
in -obtaining their freed m from the
oppressive yoke Imposed upon them
by the Japanese government.
"He asked me my opinion of the
movement and I told him that while
I could neither blame or praise them
1 could not help but admire their
"I felt that the movement was
frought with very grave peril to the
church and to the nation. He said
that Mr. (blank), a Korean from the
north, had been down here weeks
during the winter aad presented the
matter to the church leaders here
and secured their cooperation.
"The declaration which was read
at the meeting this afternoon and
copies of which have been circulat
ed all over the city by school chil
dren while the meeting was being
held, had been drawn up In Seoul
and signed by thirty-three mej. In
cluding many Christian pastors and
other officers, of the Presbyterian
and Methodist churches and also
some mehbera of the Chun-Do-Kyo
and a few othef prominent men.'l
Police Fnriia Krvi.M I
On Sunday, March i. according
to the account, the police lasued an
forbidding the holding of!in runt -to live, every restriction
church services. The account, under on lne freedom of thoOght. every
the date of March 2. continued: damage done to the dignity of life.
"Last evening a larga crowd gath- eTry opportunity lost for a share
ered before the police office here In I In 016 intelligent advance of the
Pyengyang and shouted 'monsai.' i in wnIcn we live.
The police ordered the hose turned Bnt "e SolnMon. ..
on the people. This angered the "Assuredly, if the defects of the
crowd and they commenced to throw ! P1 are to rectified, if the ag
stone so that every window In the j ony of-the Present Is to be unloos-
. ... . - . I t-f IS ft V ...... . t t
ponce ax rice was broken, w nen tne
Korean policemen were ordered to
turn the hose on the peple, some
refused and threw off their uniforms
and joined the people."-
- The account then describes r how
the eye witness on Monday. March
3.' saw Japanese soldiers drilling on
the campus of the "college building"
and how several . spectators were
beaten when they refused to run
when the soldiers charged them. Re
ports of disturbances from other sec
tions of the country and of persons
being injured also was noted.
Writing nnder the date of March
fourth the account said: "
"Several women were Assaulted
In the streets yesterday by soldiers,
some being kicked and thrown Into
the ditches. Two foreign ladies were
assaulted by soldiers aad roughly
handled while going from their heme
to the hospital."
(Continued from Page 1)
and tank corps hero. Bert Bates of
the Pendleton Tribune, who was in
France with the 65th artillery and
Lloyd B. Johnson, who was wounded
while at the front with 104thengP
neers. Others In the party- 'were:
-Robert E. Smith, one of the most
active loan workers In the state: O.
W. Taylor. Portland; J. V. Whipp.
Portland, train manager; Lieuten
ant J. C. Burgard,"llvln D. .Wick,
traveling freight and pasenger agent
of the Southern Pacific; Privates
Willard Costello and Lloyd B. John
son. " .
Likins and Bates were kept busy
during their short stay here describ
ing the. relics aboard the speclaL
The former told of. the manipulation
of the baby tank, which was simi
lar to those he had been in at -the
front. and the latter discoursed upon
"Five hundred thousand Ameri
can boys would have given their lives
f the war had not ended when It
did." said Mr. Irvine, who was In
troduced as soon as the train had
-topped. "And the insurance on
the lives of these boys -would have
otalled just exactlv the. amount of
'his victory .loan which Is now being
iannched. The trophy train is a
call to you to do your duty, to give
vonr dollars to your country as free-
Jv as those boys would have given
'heir lives. We have those boys now
'n all their youth and manhood and j
glory and for them you should give
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tnd give. Give that those boys who
lie 'in Flanders fields where popies
Trow may rest knowing that they
haqr e not given vainly' of their all."
The crowd listened attentively to
Mr. Irvine and applauded and
cheered him repeatedly. 1
OF INDEPENDENCE HERE
f Continued from Page 1.)
lamation declares, '"undertaken at
the request of our people. In order
to make known their desire for lib
erty. Let all things be done de
cently and In order, so that our be-
navior to me very end may oe non-1
orsble and upright." I
j.Uc iiviuiiuu mil
having-back of us 20.000.000 of I
united, loyal people." and 5.000 I
years of history "the sig'aers here-J
with proclaim, the Independence of -
Korea and the liberty of the Kor
This is the clear leading of God.
the moving principle of the pres
ent age. the whole human race s just
claim. It is something that cannot I
. iitn.. anw
The text of the proclamation fol
We herewith proclaim the Inde
pendence of Korea and the liberty or
the Korean people. We tell it to
the world In witness of the equality
of all nations snd we pass It on to
our posterity as their Inherent right.
History Harks Proclamation. ..
We make this proclamation, hav
ing back tt us 5.000 years of his
tory, snd 20.000.000 of a united, loy
al people, we take thlj step to In
sure to our children for all time to
come, personal liberty la accord with
vne awakening conscience of this
new era. This Is the clear leadinr
of God. the moving principle of the
present age, the whole human race's
Just claim. It Is something that can
not be stamped out. or stifled, or
gagged, or suppressed by any means.
"Victims Of an older a r h.n
ite force JI the P,rit of Plan
derVuled we have come after 4hese
long thousands of yeara to experi-
6 BIG ACTS 6
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I nce lDe "OI7 f ten years or. ror-
1 eln oppression, wrth every low to
i eo, ii me ruiure oppression is to
be avoided. If thought is to be set
rree. if right of action Is to be given
a place, if we are to attain to any
way of progress. If we are. to de
liver our children from the painful,
shameful heritage, if we are to leave
blessing1 And happlneai Intact for
those who succeed us. the first of all
necessary things is the clear cut in
dependence of our people. What
cannot our twenty millions do, ev
ery man with sword in heart, in this
day when human nature and con
science are making a.stand for truth
and right. What barrier can we not
break, what purpose can we not ac
i"We have no desire to accuse Ja
pan of falsehood when she charged
China with breaking her treaty of
iws an -excuse to absorb us, nor
to single out specially the teachers
In the schools or government offi
cials who treat the heritage or our
ancestors as a colony of their own.
and our people and their civiliza
tion as a nation of savages, finding
delight only In beating us down and
bringing ns under their heel.
Would Influence Japs.
"We have no wish to find special
fault with Japan's lack of fairness
or her contempt of onr civilisation
and the principles on which her state
rests, we, who have greater 'cause
to reprimand toufseJve. need net
spend precious time in finding fault
with others, neither need we, who
require so urgently "to build'for the
tuvuie, ipna useless nours over
wnatu past and gone. Our urgent
Lneed today. Is the setting up of this
bouse or ours, and not a discussion
of who has broken It down, or what
nas cansea Its ruin. Our work is
to clear the future of defeats In ac-
com wun tne earnest dictates of
conscience. Lt us not oe filled with
bitterness or resentment over past
tgoniea, or past occasions for anger.
"Onr part is to Influence the Jap
rneae government, dominated as it is
by the old idea of brute force which
thinks to run counter to reason and
universal law, so that it will change,
act honestly and in accord with the
principles of right and truth.
Japs DlxKiiijt Trench.
"The result of annexation brought
aooui witnout any conference with
the Korean people, is Last the Jap
anese, inairrerent to us. use every
kind of partiality for their own. and
by a false set of figures show a
profit and loss account between us
two people most untrue, digging a
trench or I everlastlnr reaentmont
cer iung resentment
deeper and deeper tire farther thev
"Ought liot the way of enlightened
courage be to correct the evils of the
past by ways that are sincere, and
by true sympathy and friendly feel
ing make a new world In which the
two peoples will be equally blessed?
"To bind the force twenty, mil
lions of resentful Koreans will mean
not only less of peace for ever In
this part of the Far East, but also
will mean for the eent-e of danger
we11 fety. the four hundred
millions of; China. A suspicion of
evil and even deeneninr
From this all the rest of the east
Today Korean Inde-
pendence would mean nnt A,i. .
and happiness for u. hm .7
wvuia mean Japan s departure from
an evil war and .it7tE- . .
place of true protector of the east!
so that China too. even in
dreams, would nnt all fear nf ?.
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aside. This thought cornea f mm n
-J minor resentment but from a large
u- w ine iuiure. i
Day of Restoration Here.
the old worii r . i- I . .
rm ucw en mm.rn.mm rbrrra am .
j the new world of righteousness and
it. - . . . . . . "
iruiu is nere. Out of the experi
ence and travail of the old world
arises this light on life's affairs. The
insects sUHed by the Ice and snow
0f.v,flvtervwke at tn,s m time
with the breezes of .spring and the
0fi.1Ii5ht of the Mfn PO tn
It is the day of the restoration
of th,a on the full tide or
whick we step forth, without delay
r '". We de8ire 'H measure
of satUfacUoa in the way of liberty
and the pursuit of happiness, and an
opportnnlty to develop what is In
as for the glory of our people, ;
"We awake now from thi old
world with Its darkened conditions
Intfull determination and one heart
and one mind, with right oa our
aide, along with the Torces of nature
fvBe.T lif'- M-r " tn incestori
to the thousands and ten thousandth
feneration aid us from within and
all the- force of the world aid u,
from without, and let the day' we
take hold the day of our attainments
la this hope we go forward.
Three Item Mentioned.
"Three Items of agreement:
"One. this work of viura Is In be
half of truth, religion and life, un
dertaken at the request of our peo
ple. In order to make known their
desire for liberty. Let no violence
be done to anyone.
"Two. let those who follow uso.
every man all the time, every hour
show forth with gladness this um.
"Three. let all things be done de
cently and In order, so that our be
havior tn th verv on4 mav K ,n'jL
orable and upright. f -
."The 4252nd year of the kingdooi
of Korea 3rd Moon.
"Representatives of the people.?
FOUR HOUR SESSION
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table to It. and that , he would not
accept arbitrary prices recommended
by. the board after agreement with
All Left To Glass
When the conference broke up
early tonight those who had attend-.
ed fled out. each one saying that
Secretary Glass was the spokesman
and whatever was made public would
come from him.
Secretary Glass Issued his state
ment through'hls secretary, declining
to see newspapermen who requested
that he clarify the formal announce-'
ment-t . .
Some officials who have been In
terested In the work of the industrial
board looking forward toward restor
ing industry to a peace basis, pre
dicted freely tonight that unless;the
railroad administration agrees to
cooperate as to price recommenda
tions and will make its stell and oth
er purchases on this basis, the board
will collapse. ,
Coal, another, point , of - disagree';
mem on tne part
today's meeting, officials raid. The -national
coal aasocLatloa it - -v-
announced that it would not con- "
tinue its conferences with the Indus- -
iryi ooara concerning price adjust- t
mints unless the railroad admin!- '
t ration. would agree to abide by any .
agreement the board made with th
The conference tefcday was attend
ed by Secretaries Baker,- Glass, and
Redfield. Attorney General Palmer.
Director General Klnes, Chairman
Peek and the full membership of the
industrial board. Fuel Administrator
Garfield and Edward Rlcardl and
W. A. Glassgow of the food adminis
tration. FLEET TO MEET
Divi$ion of Destroyers and
Seaplanes Will Form
Guard for Liner 4
WASHINGTON. April 2 Vice Ad
miral William S. srms, who com- ",
manded the American naval forces
overseas during the war, will be met
by a division of destroyers and na
val sesplanes when his ship, the Cu
nard iiaer Mauretanla which left
Southampton Sunday, arrives off ,
New York Sundsy. f
In making this announcement to,
day. Acting Secretary Roosevelt
said Rear Admiral C. II. Burrage and
ms aia. lieutenant F. S. Hatch,
would proceed to New York from
Washington to greet the admiral, on
lehair of the Acting secret at y jo.d
t-ort him to Washington. .
On completion of his temporary
duty in the navy department. Ad--miral
Sims will proceed to Newport. ,
K I., to bocome rrcsidet.t of the
t.aal war college, which dutj? fc ;
b?t requested. -
Admiral Sims h been absent L
rrorn the United States a little more ,
thau-two ears having tared on
eiSJ J '. V7' nd rTiTe t Llv-
rpool April 7. one day arter the de
claration of war on Germany. He ;
represented the American navy in ;
Preparation of plans for conducting
aii naval operations and upon arri-
ral overseas of th first dtroyerr :
r,ado.COmm'n,kr-'n-cilI'?f of tn
Lnitcd Staus navil forces la -Eu- .
Acccmpanyinr th admiral hoiuo v
are seven members r .i. . - -:.
vv ms - Km a a -
TOLEDO AVOMEX ClLDlWOXa
TOLEDO. O.. April 2. The Minor
Butler five of Toledo is 1919 team
champion of the Women's National
Bowiinc association, having won the
title on Tuesday night with a tMm
score of 2436.
None of the sixteen teams on the
final squad of the tonrnam.c .
night passed that mark.