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5 WHITES 11
Elaine, Ark.,;, tjuiet Undei
! Control, of. Veterans . of
Third .Division from Camp
'. .Pike-Sltuation Still Tense
NEGRO WOMAN AMONG
Corporal With Argonne and
. Marrie Record Dies From
Shot in Face
HELENA,. ; I Atk., Oct, 2. Five
' dead and five wounded made up the
i list of white casualties tonight, as a,
. result of the uprising of negroes in
the vicinity of Elaine, 18 miles south
,of this ci,v. which broke-forth Tues
day night and, caused a reign of ter
ror in the southern part of PhiUip?
county , until the arrival of federal
,troops from Camp Pike today, sent
at the request of Governor. Drough.
The number of jknown negroes dead
stood at 11,' one of them a woman
with . others variously estimate a
from five to fifteen, reported to have
been killed. '
Alderman Fatally Shot
The white dead are:
O. It, Lilly, member of the board
of aldermen of Helena, shot and fa
tally wounded today by one of the
four negroes he'was guarding, in a
automobile eproote to Helena.
, Corporal Luther Earl, Company F
Fourth infantry, fired on from am
bush near Elaine today. He died in
a Helena hospital tonight. '
. r$. D. Adklns, posseman. shot and
fata'ly-wountfed near Hoop Spur, a
the Inception of tte aprisrng.
; ;Jarrtes Tappan, member - of . th
sheriff's posse. Bhot and fatally
wounded Wednesday, . j
Trj white wounded are: r .
Ira Proctor, Charles Pratt, J. R
Palzell, '. K. Monroe, all resident?
of Helena iand members of posses,
and Sergeant P. B. Gray, headquar
ters company.i -
' Proctoj" -wa reported in a critical
condition late tonight. , .
:v froop In Control
. Reports from Elaine tonight stated
(Continued on page 7)
Shirts, Goats, Socks
For Men, For Boys
Standard, ' Warmth Giving
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Good quality, medium , and
heavy, grey and Hue, wool
Shirts with cape at. .. . ..'
...... ..5tt to $7-J3
Wih your permission,-one of these Robes will keep the drafts
from vour feet on your next motor jauitf the secret of bealtn. j
fulTm'otorlng is a eool head and warm feet. These arewel
leni robes 58x80 Inches in size, priced at $8.25, $10.4.j I
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Heavr Standard Fleece
two-Diere nndprftvur for
In all sizes up to 34 at 4 ot
to M)c a garment. 1
BODY OF BROKER FOUND
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DISAPPEARED IN' JULY
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FOUL PLAY INDICATED
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SPOKANE. Wash. OL !
e..tody Jot W H. iMcNutt. Spd- .
4tfioe. broker, who iuveterloualv
dijDteared list July, was foqud ;
touiy burlefl on a ranchwhich. he
oWnetl in Pentl ' 1 'Oreille county,.
nSpth of ht-re. : - :r-
. The iia litis and. fee- were tied
and a gunshot wound waa found in
Ilia side, according to officens who
made the discovery, ; A brush pile
had been burned over the s-pot
where the body was buried, evi
dently in an attempt to conceal the
location of the grave. ,
! ARE CAPTURED
Chinn and Riley Detected las
Pair Who Attempted to
Rob Fair; Visitor
Two men giving their names 'as
Bert Chinn ; and Earl Riley, identl
fled as the men who held up W. W.
Forest in Salem during fair week.
have .been captured by the Portland
police, after an attempted hold-up in
that city. . ' .,
I Mr. Forest was: a state fair vis
itor and, was accosted by the two
thugs at 1T30 Thursday morning
jFeptember 23. Forest reported the
Incident to the police at thei tme.
and stated that they had taken notb-.
ing of value from him, overlooking
MS 1 03 hidden in his cap. TheJ Sa
lem officer sen Forest's 'description
of the highwaymen to Portland of
ficers' and upon the capture of the
pair by detectives, they were con
nected with the Salem job.
1 A tire evidently stolen from a
Chevrolet car was also found in; pos
session of the men, who claimed
they had taken it while in Salem.
Ciilef Varney says that no one has
reported a lost tire, but it is being
held for identity rby owner.. - i
George W. Shand Bays
Minto Prune Orchard
George W. Shand of the Salem
Iron Works jhas purchased the prune
;orchard of 'Douglas Minto on Jeffer
son road, ; five miles south -of Sa-
Vlem. .The price paid was In the
neiehboriir.od of 20.00. arid the
deal was engineered by C I rNie
meyer, the realty dealer. An ex
ceedingly heavy crop was prodoiced
by the orchard this season. . ' . '
Wearables at 'Secondary
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Heavy wool, to wear in heavy
work Shoes white, blue,
grey and heather mixtures
. . ...45c, 50c; 65c, 75c, 85c
Heavy blanket-Hned Duck
Coats, suitable for cold rainy
weather. Sizes 34, 35 and
36 only. ... .'. - .$3.M
IS SICK MAN
Condition of President Held
. Not So Favorable $y .Physi
cbns in Consultation Ad
vanced Age is Cause
ABSOLUTE REST ORDER
MADE MORE IMPERATIVE
Illness Causes Concern But Is
Njt Considered as Dan
WASHINGTON. Oft 5PrL
dent Wilson's condition was not so
ravorabie today and Dr. Grayson,
his personal physician, held a two
hour .consultation late in the day
with a nerve J specialist ' and three
Other DhvRiciana t th WTilt. tlnnoo
Also, for .the first time since the
president's return last - Sunday from
his interrupted country-wld tour in
the interest of the peace trvat he
was comp eiied to keep to his bed
all day. , ,.:
Slccialists Called. ; . . v
Dr. Grayson, it was learned today,
decided yesterday to call in Dr. F. X.
Derctim. a Philadelphia neurologist,
and. during the week has consulted
two naval doctors. Rear Admiral
SUtt, head of the naval medical
school, and fanfaln t r nunni'.
idirector of the naval dispensary in
vvasnington. Dr. Dertum arrived
from Philadelphia latft today and
went direct to the White House
where he and Dr. Grayson were
joined by Doctors Stitt and Dennis,
and Dr. Sterling Ruffln, a Washing
ton physician. After spending some
tiiae with the president the five phy
sicians discussed the patient's con
dition, but departed without issuing
j , Itulletin Issued. ' '
(Dr. Grayson's morning bulletin
iaid: - , i
"The president is a very sick man.
His condition la less favorable- to
day and ; he his remained in bed
thr.oiighout the I day. .'
j'After consultation wjt-h Dr. F.
X. Dercpm of Philadelnhia. Doctors
Sterling Ruffin and K. R. Stitt of
Washington, which all agreed as to
his condition, ll was determined that
absolute rest is 'essential for some
It was explained that this dfd
not neces3arily mean the president
had "received', a serious setback, as
he was to be expected to have bad
d'ayjj from, time to time with the
nervous ailment from which he , is
(Continued on page 7).
ROYAL MM OF
RECEPTION ON ARRIVAL IN U. S:
NEW YORK.' Oct. 2. The king
and qjieen of the Belgians, : with
Prince Leopold, . heir apparent to
the throne, were the guests of the
United States in New York tonight.
They have come, as his majesty ex
plained it. to voice their gratitude
and that of their people for the gen
erous aid given, them by this coun
try in years of direst need, when
their, nation was threatened by Ger
Wedding Anniversary Observed.
Their tirst hoars on American soil
were sp2nt quietly at their hotel,
resting at'er their voyage and cele
brating ifctir nineteenth wedding
anniversary. By their exprtjss wish
their official welcome to Nejw York
will not begin until noon tomorrow.
At that hour will start an larduons
round of receptions and sightseeing
which eventually will take them to
San Francisco and back to Wash
ington whtre they will bej guests
at the White House.
. Vice President Welcontes.
The Belgian :oya!ty. weite given
the of lcial. freedom of thei united
States by Vice President Marshall
when they stepped ashore from the
transport George Washington on the
government pier at, IloboKen at
noon today. -
"I welcome vou to this Irepublic
as king of the bravest people since
time began,.' Mr. Marshall said,
"but more as a man whose conduct
will be a .nighty force in steadying
the world to law and order, to
friendship, .faith and freedom,"
, I Crowd Exuberant.
Welcoming (royalty to America's
shores Is a novelty even to the vet
eran attaches i of the statei depart
ment, w blrJi arranged their recep
tion., but there was.no slip In the
arrangements and: no nnseetaly out
breaks of democratic exuberance,
'houp-h (Iitp wai no frtistaklng
the 'warmth of the affection felt for
the gallant Albert and his consort.
BANKER CATCHES BANDIT
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CAPTURE IS BAREHANDED
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THREE ARE PUT TO ROUT
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LOS -ANGELES Oct. 2. Four
banditsrwho att'enipted td rob the
First National bank f-:Hynes.'Jal.,
17 miles .ftouthwest :of !'th.,c'ityMfcJ
, were put to rout and one o( them.
;ho lu er "givC, hia iiartifvks David
""Currie, was captured wluRobert ,
' Flint. irBidint of theTbank. at- ' '.
lacKed him barehanded Tate today.
REDS GRAB OFF
Celebration of Fourth Inning
Becomes Habit With
LEFTY" WILLIAMS WILD
Two Runs for Chicago Come
in Seventh on Hits and
CINCINNATI, Oct. 2. The Cincin
nati Reds' tightened their grasp'on
the series flag today by r defeating
the Chicago White Sox, 4 to $. A
they won the opener yesterday, they
need' but three more games to land
the peries. y
Cincinnati has developed In-thtf
brief period of the series1 so far a
habit of celebrating the fourth. Thern
is nothing patriotic about it, for in
this victory-made town the "fourth"
means an inning, not a holiday.' .
The game yesterday was safely
stowed away iu the, fourth and when
that inning arrived today the fans
emitted a roar in demand ot an en
core.',' ..... -- , .' ' :
K " Willbuns Goes Iligli'
: In a measure the Cincinnati .bats
men responded, but the person-who
really took the demand t,o himself
apparently was Claude Williams, the
Sox left hander who was ; on the
mound. He pased three batsmen
and three scored. An aviator flew
close to the grandstand roof,' but if
he was looking fpr.Willlams a wit In
the press stand-remarked.) he -flew
altogether too low. ; From' where
Williams floated the 'thirty-four
story insurance. bullying looked like
a, speck on the landscape, i
In the sixth, hej passed another
runner and the latter scared, but
that tally was not needed. The first
three were enough. All four, of th
Red runs were' counted by player
who had;, been passed to first. "
Seventh Larky 'for Six
Chicago's two, runs came in the
seventh, the result of two hits and
an error, by Cincinnati. - Te visitors
(Continued on page G.)
BEiGIUM IS '
BUT DIGNIFIED I
KING ALBERT OP BEL
GIUM,' who with Queen
,. . Elizabeth and Crown
Prince Leopold, reached port
in New York yesterday, bef
ing the first feigning mon
archs to set f jot on Ameri
can soil. The photograph is
the first taken of the soldier
king in civilian clothes since
the war. v
BY 4-2 SCORE
..'Tr. v,..S;iv TZl-
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Only Nine Amendments Pro
posed by Foreign Relations
Committee Survive Speedy
Action by Senators
BOTH SIDES ELATED
Gore Leaves Democrats But
17 Republicans Line up
A Against Fellows A. '
WASHINGTON. Oct. ' 2. At last,
teaching the stage of action In it?
consideration of the peace treaty.
the senate swept, aside in quick suc
cession today the"36 ot the 45 amend-:
mentS' whicJi had been written Into
the document Ky the foreign rela
tions committee. l
The. smallest majority recpeded
against hny of the committee propos
als was IS, and the largest was2S
A41 of (he amendmenta considered
had been introduced by Senator Fall,
Repu.blican,' New,. MexJca, and ta
designed to curtail American partlci-t
paticn in , European settlement re-
eulttng from the war. ,
'.'.'.' 'Sliantiing Vet To Come ' .
Of. the nine amen lmcn2 yt to
be acted on, six relalw to the Shan
tung section, two propose. to equalli
Toting power in the league of na
tions, and one would limit American
representation on the reparations
commission."! In the absence of
definite-agreemeni for disposition of
these i pro iosals, senate leaders
thought toniht that - the debate
might run on for several days before
another roll call is taken.'
! t Gore Stands Alone ..
i jThroughtout the day's votlnj; the
Democrats presented asolid front
T . . . .
asalnst the anienomenis except iur
Senator Gore, of Oklahoma, and
Thomas of Colorado. Seventeen. Re
publicans on the othe hand, lined
up against the first committee pro
posal to be considered land most of
them stood with the Democrats on all
succeedinEr roll calls. : Many of thero
announced they were j for reserva-
lions which they bettered would cov-
erthe same ground without endan-g
taring the treaty. ' V, ..f . . ;
; ' Iktli Sitles Jubilant ; '; '
At adjournment theHreaiy advo
cates ley la red themselves elated t
the day's work , and 'the opposition
lenders were also claiming a victory
on . the showing' made for 'their
ACTION FOR: COUN
Judge Bushey Says 95 Per
Cent of Books Should Nev
i er be Published
Heavy tar burdens in Marlon coun
ty and the statement that 95 per cent
of all books should 'never be pub
lished were reasons set . foryi by
County Judge' Bushey against exten
sion) of. present . taxes to support , a
county library system. Theicounty
rommissioners yesterdays afternoon
heard ."arguments In favor of the
county library system. Miss Cornelia
Marvin, state librarian, outlined the
proposed; system furnishing figure
relative to the cost of . instituting
and maintaining such a library. The
plan proposed' was termed "The Full
County Library System" and provid
ed for, four libraries to maintained,
by the county. Miss Marvin estimat
ed that a tax of four-tenths of a mill
Would be sufficient. Action was in
Miss Marvin called attention to
the work; done, by the state library
In furnishing traveling libraries and
book mailing service to residents of
the atate and county. Wider dis
tribution, and Increased opportunity,
were ttye main -advantages claimed
for thej .new system. Miss Marvin
took' exception to the statement made
by Jud&e Buhev that only five per
cent i of the books : published are fit
for release and challenged the judge
to name some of the books he con
Flderedi good. The judge named
some. The Ftate librarian pointed
out that a balanced reading program
13 nece ssary to meet1 the demands Of
the average reader but gave data for
state library records showing there. 1
a strong widespread demand for reference-books
and (.those treating
technical subjects. '
(Continued on page 6.)
HE COMES.WITH ROYALTY
ENSIGN MARR IN GOTHAM
IS EXPECTED llOME SOON
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L Ensign James -Xlarr of Salem .
. r i
mil vru in .vew iurK jesirruay
from Breath Fiance, on the George
Washington, I the Vhl which'
brought lo thi.l?nited States the.
klng and queen of el$ium.-
.- Whether! Bnsign ibtws cn
duty 6r a paH-ngr tfit. the' ship,
the telegram to his parents. Mr.
and Mrs. John Mar, did not state:
'Young Mirr.jwho wa with the
I'nlted - State National , bank be
fore the war) has seen much of ,
the wcrlj since enlibting In the
.navy. ; having j made several trips
.to Germany.' Holland1. Russla.-
. France and London.. His parents
look for him to reach Salem
soon on a vicit. If not finaly dis
charged from tbe service.
The erfrn's father-is lh Sa
lem merchants patrolman.
Housewives Limited in Pur
chaseRelief Expected j
The Pacific coast sugar famine
has hit Salem after having been felt
in other northwest cities for several
days, and the shortage has reached
an "acute stage.; Promise of Blight
relief in the shipment of a limited
number- of sacks from Portland
about tomorrow'- was made . to"gr&p
rers who were In touch with jobbers
by telephone yesterday.
The shortage is due to a'stiiko In
the sugar refineries of southern Cal
ifornia and or the stevedores In the
southern -ports. jSh'pment In or out
of San Francisco has been prevented
by refusal, of the stevedores to load
or unload jshlpsw' j ;
-- i ParchaiUji Limited!
The famine bis reached the Btage
in Salem tbat housewives, are permit-,
ted to buy only' 25 cents i worth of
sugar at a time- ,
Salem dealers .have met Sa confer
ence t ceVvasa the situation and
have Mind that only by carefully
conserving their supplies ' can ther
keep encugh to tide the city over th
period ;until more is available.
The confectioneries so far have
not lxin affected by the shortage a
tber.Vn keep a 'sufficient supply on
band for several j;aays. i
Seattle Woman To Relieve
State Librarian Marvin
I, While Miss Cornelia iarvln. state
librarian, is touring the orient, her
I plaee in the state library swlll be
1 filled by Mrs, Maud McPherson. who
t ubui rerenny nas oeen in- cnarge
of the Seatteh branch library at the
4Tniversity of Washington. . Mis
Marvin will leave on her long trip
Tuesday or Wednesday of next week.
Mrs. McPherson will arrive in Sa
ltfn the lafter part of, this we-k.
Miss larvin wiH be basent f:om
Salem about five months . ' '
TY LIBRARY IS
HALTED BY COURT
SIDELIGHTS ON THE
S. S. Dow of McMinnville. former
ly editor of the Newberg' Enterprise
but now engaged Jo the house furnishing-
business, is .attending the
conference as a Jay delegate. -
Rev. W. ll Seilecki. formerly pas
tor of tbe First church of this city,
is now temporarily filling the pul
pit at East- Mill ;Plain. Washington.
He is a conference visitrr this week
but belongs to the Pu get Sound con
ference. Mrs.'SeJle'ek. is in Los An
geles for J.er health and Rev. Mr.
Sellcck expects to visit her during
the next few months. After .the
holidays he experts to engage in
an evangelistic campaign for ' six
J. W. McDougal1 of St., Paul's
church, SXkane, "was a confetenee
visitor 4; yesterday. Rv. Mr, Mc-Dougal-was
formerly of " Portland
and has always been a great friend
of Willamette university.- He waa
superintendent of; the Portland dis
trict When be was with' the; Oregon
conference.! He has been elected a
delegate to the general ' conference
that will be held In Des Moines. Ia.,
next May. - . ' : ,
' Robert Hughes.; editor of !the Pa-'
effic Chiistian Advocate, is '.attend
ing the. sessions and gathering"news
for his paier. !
In his report.' before the: confer
ence yesterday morning.. Dr. ' Ed
wards, who . succeeded Rev. -H. J.
Van Fossen on the Klamath Falls
district, paid a beautiful tribute to
the memory of his predecessor, who
tassed awv a .few months ago. Dr.
T- ' B: Ford, superintendent of the
Salem district, suggested that a tel
egram, expressing . sympathy and
condolence, be sent, to "Mrs. Van
Kemember us m lour wills
f'i Ii Slogan Set Going by Dr.
B. L Steevcs, President of
Trusteei ' 1 v
LAY MEMBERS WILL
ELECT THIS MORNING
Meeker, Billings and Hopfield
Are Mentioned Among
PROGR.UL FOR TODAY
8:30 a. m. Message, Cnder-
valued Christian Assets".
President H. J. Talbott
9:0 a. m. Business Session .
:U0 a. m Lay Electoral Con.
ierence. Lnlversity Chanel
President J. S. Van Winkle
10:30 a. ni. Bishops Hoar, ad-
uiass. The Manual of
Evangelism- . .
Z:30 p. ' m. Centenary Jnsti-
mie. A. Lv Howarth, -D.
D., Presiding. : .
Address, "Conaerving and
Developing the 1 Soiritual
Resources of the Church-
Charles A. Bow n,. D. -D.
Address, "Christian Stew
ardship; a Continuous Pro
gram." J. Pr Marlatt, D. D.
Address, "Conserving the
Pledges." 11. C. Burk
holder, D. D. - -Address,
. Laity In the Larger Work
. - of the Church J W. pay
3-5:00 p. ra.- ReceplTdn to the;
. . Ministers Wives, and La-i
dies Visiting the Confer-
enee, by The Lnella Kim-'
ball. Club, in Kimball
School of Theology.
4:00 p. m. Layman's Associa-
tion. University chapeL Pres.
ident J. W. Day.
7:30 p. m. Jqlnt -Centenary.
Ai L. Howarth, D. D., Pre
siding. Address. "Methodisms
World Program." James
E. Crowther; D. D.
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"Remember us in Tonr Wilis."- Is
the slogan announced last night by
Dr. B. ; Li. Steeves, president of the
board of trustees of Willamette uni
versity, at the celebration of the
75th anniversary of the founding of
the institution. In launching this
slogan, Dr. Steeves said he hoped It
would become popular and fashion
able for Methodists of means to make
provision in their wills for a legacy
to Willamette, and he declared that
it would be surprising how soon the .
endowment of 'the university would
grow to a aatisfactory size. The pro-,
gram was. part of the Methodist con-
ference now in session jiere.
Many Methodists, he assured the,
congregation, could easl!y make a be
quest of $500 to the university; many'
other could eai-itr 'uake a bequest
of $5000, while others could with the
(Continued on page .).
Fossen, and the conference ordered
It done. : ' x .. .
Dr. Everett M. Hill, superinten
dent cf the, Vancouver district pf
Methodist Episcopal churches, and
Dr. J. M. Canse, superintendent -of
the Bellinshani district, are visitors
at the conference sessions.
At the morning session yeste-day.
Mrs. Minnie Bates, president of the
Luellaicliib of the'Kimbal' college
of theology, was introduced by
Professor E. S. Hammond, and Mrs.
Bates announced the reception to be:
given by the Ltella club at Kimball
college Fnday afternoon from S un
til 5 o'clock for the wives of the
pastors ad women visiting the con
A resolution was - presented yes
terday by Dr. Short of the Wilbur
church in Portland, asking this con
ference t-- memoralize the general
conference at Des Molnea next May
to establish In Portland a " deposi
tory of th Methodist' Book concern,
eo that ministers of tho northwest
can secure books and supplies fom
'a nearer pclnt than either San Fran
cisco -or Chicago. : Tha resolution"
went to a 'suitable committee for
" Although he Is over SO yes rs of
age and I lind. Rev. Tl I Jones of
tlirownsVllle Is attending the Metho
li st ' conference. He has attended
the state conferences for 48 years'
without a break and - hold the
championship honors in. this matter
o fregular attendance. Mr. Jones
has preached In all "parts pf the state.
jtof Oregon. He is now ;etired and
liveii at Brownsville In a dwelling
erected for him by the. local Meth
odist church. ...