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SALEM. OREGON, FRIDAY MOItXl.VG, JI NK 1:1. IUl
ii:itn FIVE CENTS
Senate Fight "on League of
Nations Covenant Is Set for
; Next Week ; Resolution Is
Placed, on Calendar.
MOTIONS TO POSTPONE
Friends of Covenant Insist
en Full Discussion of
t WASHINGTON. June 1 2. The
resolution of Senator: Knox of Penn
sylvania, a former Republicaa secre
tary of state, to have the senate de
clare definitely it cannot accept the
league of nation Interwoven with
tadar of the senate today for consid-
ia reporti j g th measnre the for- !
elgn relations committee amended it,
hotrerer, : to Kt:1fce out the section
which would have declared It a pol
icy xf the American government to
eooperate in combatting any further
menace to the peace of, Europe. The
provision was eliminated by friends
of the resolution after it became ap
parent that otherwise favorable com
mittee action on the measure, might
be endangered. ;
On tha motion to amend, as well
as an the final vote for a favorable
report, all the. democratic members
voted in the negative and in earb
case they were Joined . hy Senator
McCumber, Republican of North Da
kota, a league supporter. On final
approval the vote stood. 8 to 7. Two
unsuccessful motions to postpone ac
tion by the i committee until next
week were made by Senator , Pitt-
man, Democrat, or Nevada and when
Senator Knfix later asked unanlnuua4.mr,can "ne " nnw resun -ii. -w
eossent to presenC the favorable re
port to the senate, the request at
first was blocked by Senator Robia
sob, Demdctat,' of Arkansas. . Mr.
Robinson withdrew his objection,
however, upon an agreement that
the senate should adjourn, until Mon
day bo there! would be no debate
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Change HERE for
Straws and Panamas
Cool Headwear for Men at
Remarkably Cooling Prices
We know that to mention the price of, ah article
now-a-daya often starts the perspiration. This
unpleasant shock is not felt by the man who
comes in contact with these hats. The whole stock
consists of fine and coarsely woven straws in
Sailors and Soft Hats of many styles: The lines
are broken but all sizes from 6. to 7 are in
stock at prices no higher than-two years ago.
t School Ma'ams Play '
Baseball; Lincoln j
Wins by 15-2 Score t
cast aside th be-
spectacleri thul pointered dig- i
nity with which they are pro
verbially aotiaied and In the
depths of Paiaters' woods en
gai;td in a wild scamo of base
ball. A tear; mad i p or Lin
coln teachers c halter f;ed a
nine picked from all other
sch.ol.$ of the city.
The score? was 15 to 2 in
favor of Lincoln after a game
that was a riot of exclten:ent
from start to finUh
Starring for Lincoln wet-e
7 il4I I
Margaret Power, Irene Hing-
ana Alfa lioi'eaquest
the Vail star" players
who pulledr big league stuff
were Helen Phillips, Captain
Marion Richmond and Etta
White. 1 . f
TUGS TAKE OFF
MEN FROM TWO
Navy UlllCials Hope to - Save
' urat lYaiaersee; lankee
NEW YORK. June 12. Tifga sent
ta the ai?taace of the steamships
Yankee and Oraf Waldersee. run
down. ! other craft. in a heavy fog j
off Fire Island' late last night, ar
rived hera this afternoon bringiag
some of the crew of the Yankee and
ten army off icera taken off the Graf
Waldersee. a .feaval transport, j
- No hope is -entertained by naval
officers of salvaging the Yankee, op
erated ty the United States shipping
board which sank Li deep water
soon after she: had been rammed by
the Italian steamer Argentina.
There is hope of saving the Graf
Waldersee. however. The transport, I
formerly a flagship of the Hamburg-
ieet oiiwiviiwo mnes on ixng
ocacu, ivutw puv w ieu i
V, S. S. Patricia after the steamer
Kedonao had torn a great . note in I
ner Side, ,
Only a few, of the transport's crew inciuaes the bulk of the kinion tele
of 400 had been removed tonight, pfoone workers throughout the coun
as th craft was considered in no try Charles Ford, secretary of the
oansM 5o.iung as a siorm uiu uu;
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TELEGRAPH STRIKE LEADERS ENCOURAGED
BY PLEDGE OF A. F. OF L. TO SUPPORT
THREATENED TIE-UP OF TELEPHONE LINES
Officials of Union Are Elated
j Over Prospect of Addition
to Ranks; Railroad Oper
! ators May Be Called Out
STRIKE IS FAILURE
Commercial i Wires Between
Larger Cities Handled
on .Normal Basis
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CHICAGO. June! 12. Despite
claims of union officials lhat 18.000
telegraphers were idle jtoday and
that the tie-up would lie complete
by (Monday, commercial telegraph
business, ;particiila:iy letween ihs
larger cities, is beijg bandied ot
practically a normal basis, accord
ing to reports ito the k-onimerciai
conrpaniea here tonight.
Officers of the Couwnercial Tele
graphers Uniqn of America,, which
called the strike to enforce demand
that the workers be permitted tj
organize, j "bargain collectively and
obtain adequate wages,' were elated
over an announcement from. St. Lou
is that, tuion railroad . telegraphers
were ordered to discontinue handling
commercial business after 6 ft. in.
Katnrrtflv ' Th a nrripr vat Iftfttiprf - hv !
. J. Manion. president of , the Or
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der of Railroad Telegraphers, and
afreets SO.OOO operators, It was atat
ed. I ' 11 : .
WThethsr .the railroad! j operators
will be galled out on sympathetic
strike Mrill depend Mpon develop
ments of the next few days. It was
stated. "-'.;.'' S ; '
leader Gain Confidence,
The strike- leaders gaiied farther
ennfidpnex ihrnurh adonfion hr the
American I fedemtion of labor! of a
resolution pledging J moral support
tto the gtr ka called for June 16 by
the International Brotherhood or
Electrical! Wor kers." :The kmion men
cialm the' brotherhood has a mem
Ivrshin nf m..rt th,i 100.000. which
brotherhood, denied repe'ts that
some of the members already tad
walked out in sympathy with ; the
striking telegraphers. j ' '
S. J. Konenkanrp, urnt of the
commercial telegraphers union, who
ia di tec ting the strike from head
quarters here, after a number of long
(distance I telephoae ; conversations
witn eastern reircsentativts, de
clared assurance had leen given that
the broker operators would join the
strike as. boon as developments war
ranted such action.
Meanwhile officials of the West-
era Union Telegraph company claim
that the strike nas neen a oiupieie
failure so far aa that compajy U
concerned and officials of the Pus-
tal Telegraph company 83ert that
traffic 1st being moved without in
terrupt ionL j !
Hurleson I Itlamert.
The Association of , Western Un
ion Eiapieyes. which represents t5
per . cent i of the employes of the
Western I nioi., received i telegrams
from all setf.oaa of the country say
ing all worke:a were reporting f fr
duty, despite the "propaganda of tha
strikers to spread the trouble."
Fewer Postal employe; were out
today than yesterday, according to
reports to the Chicago of lice.
President Koncukanip; ccargca
that the attitude of Postmaster Gen
eral BuBrleson not to enforce the
rule prohibiting ;' discrimination
8 gainst unioj workers had brought
on the strike. lie said; mat Mr.
Burleson had been Informed before
the strike was calltd tbat all con
troversy would be cleared up If he
would permit the right ofj collective
bargaining ana establishment of a
tribunal to fix fair wagcg.j
The Tostal Telegrarh company In
Chicago, which v;at hard hit by the
strike yesterday, reported 'conditions
gieatly improved .today.
Delivery service of ooth the West
ern Ujion and Postal was greatly
hampered he r by tnef strike of
all messengers. j .
Preolder.t Konenkamp of the un
ion declared the action of the Or
der of Railroad Telegraphers , was
a very imKrtant step.' j
Claiai Addition to IUnks.
"Of the 23.000 Western Union of
fices in the country. 23,000 are In
railroad stations," said Mr. Konen-
kamp.- "By refusing to handle cora-
mercial messagea the railroad tele
graphers will cut.ofr from! the West
ern Union the telegraph business of
the smaller towns and cities where
those offices are in railroad sta
tions." ' v i
Mr. Koaenkamp, also said that a
large addition to the ranks of the
strikers in New York had been ob
tained today, according to his ad
vices, in cnicago ne mm me uuiuu
had gained 100 workerfi today.
The striker held a meeting tnn
afternoon .and afterwarda paraded
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Auto and Whiskey
Are Stolen From
a Federal Officer
PORTLAND. Or.. June 12.
The art of stealing liquor In
wholesale' quantities was dem
onstrated today when an auto
mobile in which lUi quarts of
whiskey was being brought to
Portland by Tom Word, of the
department ot, justice, was stol
en at The Dalles. The car was
abandoned near Dufur. but the
liquor was gone. .
- Acocrding to the reports re- H
ceivedjhere. Word sUrted for
Portland . with two prisoners '
named George Wilson and J
oeorge ivuig, oru was rm-
ins in one autombbile with one
of the prisoners! believed to
have been Wilson, while King J
was driving the y-ther machine
some' distance behind. At 4 J
o'clock this morning Word and
4 for( beawfast and while they J
v were eaung some one sieppea f
J Into- the car and drove away. J
J Word received a telegram at j
The Dalles from 'the other pris-
oner 'to the effect that he was
I inded somewhere east - of The
Dalles with his car which con-
tained 200 quarts of liquor.
Business Man, Returned from
France, on Ballot for
School : Board
George E. Halvorsen will oppose1
II. I Clark for school director, at
the elections to be held Monday, a
petition bearing his liame having
been circulated yesterday morning by
several business men. Clark is the
present chairman of the ird and Is
in the ring for re-election to the
Mr. Halvorsen is the local' agent
for the Oldsmoile and is a nslness
man who has een actie In pnlic life
and In local welfare work. He has
recently returned from France where
he sered for oer a year In the trans
portation serice of the Young Men's
Christian association. 'He was in
charge of this serice In the whole of
England. France and Italy, eing at
the head of a department comprised
of 127S men. .
Before going overseas.. Mr. Halvor
sen was active in local Y. M. C A.
work and is-also a prominent mem
ber of the Salem lodge of Elks.
'Mr. Halvorsen is married and has
The voting place is the old Mome
roy & Wallace store room on North
Commercial street next to the Unit
ed States National bank building. The
hours are 2 to 7 p. m. Every legal
voter residng in. School District No.
24. which is Salem, is .entitled to
vote, here being no property uall
fications. Salem Man Elected by
Grand Lodge of Masons
PORTLAND. Or.. Jnne 12 The
grand lodge of Masons of Oregon
today elected the following officers
inits convention here:
Grand master, E. C. Bruno, Port
land; deputy grand master, W. J.
Kerr. Corvall.Is; treasurer. J. B. Cle
land. Portland; secretary. James
Robinson, Portland, re-elected for
the 25th time; senior grand warded.
Frank S. ' Baillte. Portland; . junior
grand warden. G. G. Brown. Salem.
The convention will bold its final
EASTERN STAR KNIW SESSION.
PORTLAND. Or., June 12. The
grand lodge of Oregon, order of the
Eastern Star, today closed a four
day session here with the installation
of officers aa follows:
Worthy grand matron. Mrs. Ella
McMurphy. Eugene; worthy grand
patron, E. E. Kiddle, Island Ciy; as
sistant grand patron. Mrs. Ida I'm
back. Lake View; assistant grand
patron. L. LJ Parker. Portland: grand
conductress. Mrs. Minnie Let son. On
tario; assitant grand conductress.
Mrs. Therese M. Castner. Hood Riv
er;., secretary. Mrs. Nellie McKinley.
Portland; treasurer. Mrs. Mary E.
BOG EL KIJKH OVER PARIS.
PARIS. Ju.ne 12. Lieutenant
Commander A. C. Read flew over
paris today ; with Lieutenant Rogel.
the French j aviator, who sometime
ago made an unsuccessful attempt
Phone Operators to Walk Out
Monday Unless Satisfac
tory Agreement Is Reached
With Burleson in Meantime
BLAMED FOR TROUBLE u
Federation May Ask Presi
dent to Oust Postal Head
from Office .
ATL.WTIC CITY. J.. June 12.
-A strike designed, to cripple the
telephone systems of the country wil'
bejin Monday with thejrull moral
support of the American Federation
of Labor, unless a satisfactory work
ing agreement is reached before that
tile between Poslaster . General Hur
leson and the International IJrotber
hqod of Electrical orkers. which
numbers among . its members the
bulk of the union operators In the
United S'ates. ) ,.
liymnanimous vote the reconstruc
tion convention of the- federation
adopted a resolution today giving
its support to the strike and provid
ing that Samuel (tampers, president,
should appoint a commission' to eo-
operate with a committee of electric-1 expended balajees now In its u9sea
al workers, the joint committee to I ion for the pnrchaee of additincal
take np grievances with the post-
orrioe- authorities at Washington In
the hops of averting the walkout. .
During the debate Postmaster Gen
eral Burleson was termed a "tyran
nical" official by delegates who de
clared any attempt to obtain "jus
tice" from the postal executive would
be utterly futile. In this connection
reference was made to a resolution
which will come before the conven
tion later in which, if It la passed.
President' Wilson will be requested
to remove Mr. Burleson.
Ilor!eon 1 Attacked.
Sponsors of the strike accused Mr.
Burleson, during the debate, of turn
ing back operating control of the
wire systems of the country aa a
means of "getting out from under."
'.Ever since August 1. 1818." the
resolution read, "the telephone em-
ployes have been trying to secure
a working understanding with m
postmaster general, who promised to
establish a working arrangement hut
failed to do so and has now turned
back -the operation to private con -
Prior to the taking over of th
wires by the government, it was re
cited, the electrical workers had
agreemnts with the company "but
the postmaster general persistently
refused to renew agreemnts upon
their termination or to make any
provision to care for elecerical em
ployes" and it '-therefore became an
nrxent necessity to safeguard the
rights of the membership Involved.
Workers .ert loyalty.
The resolution also stated that th
"officers of the brotherhood have
at all times during the prosecution
of the war rerued to call a strike
attempting at all times to assist the
The convention listened to sever
al addressed by British and Japanese
delegates who emphasized that clos
er co-operation between the labor -
Ing men of various nationalities
would furni?h a means of preserving
the future peace of the world.
M. Walsh, delegate from Canada. Saturday. June 21. if
told the convention that "we workers The constantly Increasing whole
have a battle to fight. There Is-no sale cost of merchandise canted the
one to fight t for us. We must fight merchaats to reel a sort of relnc
it or ourselves. The universal eight tance toward holding a Iargain day
hour day is the practical solution, this. year. They realised that to re
in Canada at least of the returned plac the goods which will be sold
soldier problems. The - eight hour on Bargain day they will In many in
day "is the step toward the six hour stances have to pay a wholesale price
day." i i ' J 6d hih' th th't received from the
Portland to Entertain .
1920 Shrine Convention
1NDIANAPOLIS. June 12. Port
, wa3 selected ever New Or-
(the 192H meeting pl.xce of
ent Arabic Order Nablcj .
the Mystic Shrine at the closing
business session ; here today. The
vote was 335 favoring the Pacific
Coast city to 122 for New OrleCus.
Albany Has Midnight
Fl'm ft Ffwtfiftfrtn'
ire; Damage unknown
A fire, believed to have caused ex
tensive damage, occurred in Albany
about midnight last night. Commu
nication by wire was Impossible,
reither from Salem. Portland or Eu
gene, and the nature or magnitude
of the blaze could not be learned.
The Salem long dietaace telephone
operator tried to get Albany but was
unable to do so and upon calling
Uugna and Portland found hat
they were unable to reach the Linn
county seat. The blase was easily
seen from this city, the sky to the
south being a. glare of red for over
t Attired in B. V. D.'s
for Jailbird Friend
Attired in H. V. D.'a. an open
overcoat, a slouch hat and one
sock. Prank Crescent, a tran
sient; was seen by residents at
Kerry and Church streets about
C o'clock yesterday morning
and the police notified. He
eluded the officers until S
o'clock, however when they fin
ally found him peering into
doors and Inquiring If ft friends
was in jail there.
He was taken to the police
station where be was examined
and told to get out of town. At
noon he was found at ; Twelfth
and D streets and taken In
charge by the police. He is be
ing held by the officers pend
ing Investigation. He Is be
lieved to be either insane or
under Influence of drugs.
ACTION ON 1920
Republicans Would . Prevent
Expenditure of Funds .
for More Land
WASHIXGTON. June 12. Final
action on the 1920 appropriation Mil
was delayed ia the hou today a
th :vnlt of a brisk parl'amentar7
kl-aiih over a prtwisn prohibiting
the mar department from asm any
part of th? appropriation or any un-
lands for army purposes.
A point of order on the proviso
was made by Represeatative Crisp.
Dem.tcrat. of Georgia, and jnptained
hy .. Representativee Campbell of
Kansas, presiding, after .long de
bate. An attempt will be made tomor
row to obtain a special rule from
the rules committee making the pro
viso in order.
Reduetioas totalling S90.SP0.O00
ia th bill were made during the
day. reducing the total amount car
ried from fSlO.000.000 to 71R.
50.000. o.- Si2i.000.ti0') to than
the original estimates cf tae war de
pnartment. Authority I Questioned.
The debate oa the proviso cen
tered largely on the viuestlon of
whether the war department w
justified In making large exrAidM
tnre9 for ian(i . je. hostilities have j
ceiied and demobilization more than
I half completed.
1 Republicans contended that the
department's authority to make land
1 purchases ceased when the armistice
was signed, and that milliora of dol
lars had been spent without authori
Representative " Maddea. Republi
can of Illinois, declared that more
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MORE MERCHANTS JOIN
BARGAIN DAY MOVEMENT
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The Number of the Stores and the Diversity of the Character
of Merchandise They Carry Will Make It Easy for Shoppers to
Fill All Their Needs at Reduced Prices on Bargain Day, Saturday,
June 21. j
1 The appreciation shown Toy the.
I shoppers at last year's Hargala aayjof it. a day of pleasure, recreation
j assures the ucfu uf Sale n't fe-
load Annual Bargain day to tx held
Z-jr ETST? 'Zl
Writ in from residents all over
me couairy mat ine wisa or the
public has prevailed and practically
f" 'n0?" f
j" '"l " ffr aIl,, d"ts
f n ,,hU dajr of d' 'o' onom-
leal During. t
This action on the part of the mer
chants should .be pp:eciated fjr
they are really making a big sacri
fice in reducing prices at this time.
It is a acnerally recognized fact
that all kinds of merchandise eaj
& purchased right now in Salem at
prlc fh,t u considerably lower
man is charged n other eommunl-
lie. The further rl actions that
will prevail on -Bargain day will
make it an event that the buyers
cannot afford to mlsi.
The merchants are already hnsv
retting their stocks tj order v aa
to add to the convenience -jf shop
pers marking prices that will be at
tractive and planning window dla
fclays for advantageous Inhibition
of their warea.-
Everyone is talking Bargain day
an word coires from Dallas. Sllver-
mu u i urnr- mat tte women
there are organizing shopplnr oar -
Peace Conferees Agreed in
Principle orV All Questions ,
in Reply to Counter De
mands of Germans.
EXPECT DELIVERY OF
Only Details: and Drafting
Now Remain to Be
PARIS, June A complete ac
cord has been reached in principle
on all questions connected with the
reply-to the German - counter pro
posals. This statement was made In
responsible quarters tonight.
French and 'American peace con
ference circles are highly gratified
at this favorable tuna after the pro
longed difference of the past fort
night, verging of a deadlock. The
accord includes lh Silesian question,
the proposed admission of Germany
to the league or cations and repar
ations, which . were . the chief sub
jects of difference among the dele
gates. The agreemenfln princfple leares
only the details and drafting, which
It Is said, could he accompliihed by
'riday night, though the expectation
Is that actual del I very of the doci
ment to the Oerjnans will not tako
place before Satnrday nlght.v
The agreemnt (Concerning the ad
mission of Germany Is the same as
drawn by Lord Cecil and Colonel
House, with the omission or the
fourth condition, requiring Germany
to abandon compulsory military ser
vice. M. Clemeiceau, president of
the conference, contested this con
dition as likely!-to precipitate the
same question-rh France-and the
council finally dropped It. No time
has been fixed tor Germany's en
trance, hot If she conforms to the
conditions. It Is expected that ih-3
will be represented at.the first meet
ing ot the assemtly.
The decision adding Baron Kakito
a plebiscite for the disputed Polish
German rerion. 3 . .
It has been decided to incorporate
the reply in theltreaty Itself rather
than present It aa a supplemental
document. It will contain about 25.
000 words. "
Baron Makino. Japanese 'delegate,
today Joined President Wilson and
Premier Lloyd teorge. Clemencean
and Orlando and ' the council, known
as the "big four, will hereafter be
styled the "big five."
Tbed eclslon adding Baron Kakino
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body on Barraln'dav to uako diT
ana economical Buying.
The following Us a list of the" bus
iness houses (hat have already.
Joined the Bargain day movement
aad have pledged their work to of.
fer special inducements to purchas
ers on SatHrday.'June 21.
Price gfcoe Cempany, ladies and
men's shoos. - t
Kafoury B others. Jadlea furnish
IniA and dry goods. . "
V. G. Shipley Company, ladies
The , Boctery. men's and lad lea
J. -C. Penjy Company, tnea's
ladies' furnlshlrvgs. dry goods.
rne Farmers Store. A.
nenrank. rrocerie it nrrvtn
Roetein & Crfenbaum, lad!wfarto
nijhing goods, s
Ray L. Farmer Hardw m'
pany. hardware, eotlery, renrar.
te. - -
F. W. Waolworth "
eerie, clothing,' sty 1
E. T. nafne. r ns '"
furnlshlaga. dnf r ' ' ' v .
Salem Hard' ',5- hir'U
ware, entle.-y ' $?rt men'.
Salem Woe' iUI Stor' ,nen
tBS8 fcirultw and hous,
f "n overcoats.
n,",j Cloak; and Suit Canpany.
i 7,1?: rel TiilllutTj. f te.
t Co dri goods, aad ladies
'"T.; French Shop, millinery and
L- liusicK : son. grocenca.
to fly from Paris to Brazil.
ties and . will come to Salera in