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General Committee, After AH
Day Session Hits Upon Ten
tative Scheme to Be Submit-
ted to Industrial Groups .:
BIG STUMBLING BLOCK
Barrett Say Farmers Will
Snpport Labor for Co
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WASHINGTON. Oct. 18. A tenta
tive agreement on collectiTe bargain
ing was! reached by the general com
mittee of the national Industrial con
ference tonight after an all-da v sea
son. ' Committee members will con
lolt with their groups tomorrow and
final action on framing a report to
the conference will be taken by the
general committee tomorrow night.
'The agreement was ' reached by
taking the declaration" of the public
and labor groups as a basis and add
ing to the sentence recognizing the
right of wage earners to organize "In
trade; and labor" anions" the words
"shop and other Industrial assoc j
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12 Principles Listed.
. The tentative declaration retained
the. form of the original and was
broken up Into . 12 different parts,
each item stating specific principle,
lo. order to be readily subject to
The discussion in committee which
totalled) eight hours, hinged almost
entirely on the right of "outsiders"
to represent employes In negotiations
with employers. j- S
Farmers for Bargaining.
In a statement today, C. S. Bar
rett, president of the farmers' na
tional cooperative union andja mem
ber of the employers' group, declar
ed agriculture, generally would "sup-
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Seven Big Specials
; Dress Goods --Suitings
Woman's Reward For Her
Everlasting Vigilance .
! Fabrics like these areseldom found on bargain tables now-a-days.
All wool Serpes, for instance, with the good old
time quality in them that makes one forget there ever was
a war and high prices. If you don't need them yourself,
; buy a dress for mother or seme one you can ft afford to
pass them up. H - I
i At Yard 50c:
Several piece of 3d inch heavy cot- ',
ton checks ami Plaid, also (Hie piece ,
of all-wool, black dress goods.
At Yard 65c: .
Fmir piecen of 3.1 Inch Illfih Finish
; I'otton Cabardfnes In plain colors of '
brown, green, iray and ' wine.
At Yard $1.25:
Two piece,, of 40 and 42 Inch black
Crkpine. Kuitin of esceitentUuality.
. At Yard $1.45:
inch wide. All wool black coating
wrge 51 '.Indian ide, also one piece
in Mahogany tdiade 48 in. wide.
At Yard $1.85:
Tw plecen of 52-inch ray MripeI
Tailor Kuilings, a 5tinch olive drah
herringbone -and . t 56-lnch brown
Serge . Suiting, make up thlt lot of
blah claw Fabrics. !
See Our Coating Plushes
I. W. W. GETS PEN TERM
VERDICT IN "20 M-NUTES
pAVEXWDRTH, Kan.. Oct.
1SJ Petro Fierre, a member of
the I: w. W . was found guilty
byl a Jury in the federal court
htk today on r charge of threat
ening the life of President,-"Wilson.
He was, sentenced to serve
three f and ouc-hair years In? the
federal penitentiary here and
upon Ji is giving notice of appeal.
Dcntx was .fixed at S7000. Th
enact -.was leached m ZO ruu
Nearly $500 Worth of Beer
Berries Stolen Carbur
.now crv.u-s the lop thief. Some
8:icn miscreant slyly vo:med his
way into the warehouse on the farm
of T. B. Jones in Mission bottom in
J which a lot of hops are slofecG '.lions
v ooi inns . i)ounu, ne present
market price, are worth about $160
a bale. Sc the muscular robber
caimjy took possession of three bales
of the golden, aromatic beer' ber
ries and scampe:d away into the
darkness1 to' a destination not yet
discovered ""The, lot had already
oeen sold for 8 1 cents a pound.
Talk about pilfering! i a nervy
thief entered the! Implement shed
on the ranch owned by the Jerman
brothers in South Bottom, and skill
fully removed the carburetor from
their Cleveland t:-actor and carried I
it away.- It will cost about...! 65 to
replace the" stolen part with a new
one. No" trace of the light-fingered
machinist has yet been discovered.
Australian Chaplain Is Pat
I Under Guard at Irish Post
.J be BUN. Oct. 18. Father O Don
ne), a. chaplain of Australian force?
was arrested today and confined un
der tarmed guard in the Richmond j
barracks. No reason was given.
At Yard 75c : ' '
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A pmhI collection consisting of mixed
(iranttes and Mohair plain and
'stripes-i several pieces of all moo!
wrjres In browns, red and black, all
36 Inches wide. There in also a 42
inch black Mohair that sold regularly
at f 1.45 a yard and an all wool black
tcc of $1.25 value H.
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Two pieces 56 In. all wmi1 black
and white check VHour. A 54 llnch
all wool elra heavy black coating
MTgp-and a 56 Inch black Suiting
Serge tiiat could not lie duplicated
In coIotm at nearly double thi.t price.
AlsaJ2 inch black serge with white
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rrHE NEW LAUSANNE HAT.T. hpnntifnl
I sity to serve as young women's dormitory
of $500 or more have the privilege of nam
mem decorated as tney please. Fire danger
this building presents interesting features.
Bill Soon Ready for Senate
Bans Strikes and Lockouts
REGIONAL BOARDS ARE
TO HEAR GRIEVANCES
Long Term Notes By Roads
to Government on Turn
over Is Proposal
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"WASHINGTON. Oct. IS. Perma
nent railroad legislation was ad
vanced a t,tep today, the senate in
terstate commerce committee com
pleting work on its bill providing
forj return of the railr.?acs to pri
vate ownership and operation under
strict govern nuent sup v.-vtsion and
with drastic provisions -against
trikes or lockouts.
The bill is to be reported out ear:y
next week and placed in position for
senate debate immediately alter dis
posal of lh5 treaty of Versailles,
with leaders planning its passage
Anti-Strike Irovifins Made.
Anti-strike provisions favoable.
provide fines of $.109 or six months
imprisonment, or both, for railroad
employes or officials or others con
victed of participating in or aiding
strikes or lockouts. The prohibi
tion against aiding strike was in
serted, committee members said, to
reach both radicals and labor lead
ers who "aid. abet,, counsel, com
mand, induce or procure" action to
ward a strike.
In order that grievances of em
ployes may be heard and adjusted,
the committee provided lor the es
tablishment of a general ana region
al committees on railroad waea
and working conditions, to be com
posed equally of railroad employes
i;"etnb!.C! Cummins Iraft.
in its nrmeiDal features, the final
committee bill is similar to the orig-
nal- Cummins draft. It provides ior
return of the roads within 30 days
after enactment to private opera
tion and control under regulation
of the interstate commerce commis
sion, and a new federal transporta
Creation of not less than IS nor
more than 25 competitive regional
railroad -systems by She transporta
tion board is proposed and the in
terstate ccinmerce commission la
authorized to fix rates which will
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FAMISHED DOG BRINGS NEWS OF MISSING YOUTH
e e m' e e o " see
NOTE IN COLLAR SAYS "SEND MEN TO RANGE"
HOPE ! HELD OUT FOR FINDING OF LEON CULVER
UOSEUI'IIG, Of., Oct. IS. What
is believed to be a note written by
Leon Culver 'of Portland, who has
been lost in the- woods lor the last
week, was brought to this city to
day by ai half-famished dog. Th;
dog showed signs ol a Jong, hard1
trip. The note which was fastened
in plain sight to the animal's collar.
"Send men to coast range, leon
' The nife was , evidently written
I at least two days ago. Culver had
SALEM, OKKGOX, Si M.W MO&MMi. (KTOHKIt IO, IOU.
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Lindley Regional Director
for All Northwest States
SAN FRANCISCO. Oct. IS. Al
bert Lindley of Stockton, Cal., pres
ident of the farm owners and oper
ators' aMciation of California, baa
been appointed a regional director
of finance by the" Kepublkan natio
nal committee, it was announced
here today. .Lindley will have Jur
isdiction over tbo states of Califor
nia, Oregon.! Washington, Neva-la.
Utah. Idaho, Montana and Arizona.
Modern Homes Are Planned
in Winona Addition to Meet
Residence Needs '
Col. K. Hofer. of the firm of E.
Ilofer & Sons of Salem, announced
Sntn wsl (hit t1ina hut a Iiaah m 4 Am
by the firm for the construction of
a number of residence buildings, ol
modern style, in Winona addition,
on Center street between Fifteenth
and Seventeenth. With the lots tbo
homes will cost from $2300 to 5000
When the housing situation in Sa
lem became acute a. member of the
Ilofer firm went to San Francisco
and other California cities where
plans for the buildings were obtain
ed. Decorative feature", in parking
and planting, will be added tD the
addition, and a private driveway
along the creek Is included In the
plans. The city will be asked to
lend Its 'o-oporation by const-iictr
ing a con'rete bridge across North
Mill creek, on Sever teenth street.
Contractors are said to be study
ing the plans with a view to sub
mitting bids and several nurrhasPTS
arc In view as soon as the houses
are built. From five to 15 houses
are planned by Ilofer & Sons.
King Will Not Visit White
House Because of Illness
WASHINGTON. Oct. 18. Owing
to the illness of President Wilson
King Albert and Queen Elizabeth or
"Belgium and their son. will not be
entertained at the White House dur
ing their stay In Washington from
October 27 to 30. They will e the
piiests instead of Vice President and
King Albert will be received by
the senatn and house on October 28
Leaving Washington on October 30.
the party! will proceed either to New
York or Newport News to embark for
home, r ".
Ken visiting his brother at Suther
lin. Oregon, an 1 disappeared about
a week ago. Although sa:ching
parties have ben scouring the Mill
wood dstrict. -here. he waa lost, no
1 1 arc has be-en found and the of
ficials of Coos and t Ooticlas counties
iave been called upon to aid in the
The fart that the note was signed
with. Culver's real name, instead of
his nickname by which ho Is rener-
ally known, was held as proof that
Jthe note was from Culver
structure which will be constructed on campus
will be $80,000, most of which has
and girls taking rooms for four-year
by interior design of architect.
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BUILDING OF NEW LAUSANNE TO
BEGIN IN FEW DAYS ON SITE OF
STRUCTURE RA ZED BY STUDENTS
The new Lausanne hall, to be the
dormitory for girls at Willamette
university, construction of which is
to begin some tin e next wek, will
be a modern building iu every way,
to cost about $S0.O0O. The general
arrangement of the building was
planned by President . Doney and
Fred A. Legge. Mr. -Legge, the ar
chitect, drew all the plans.
The' new . building is on that hai
been needed for seve.-al years. th
"old Lausanne being far inadequate
for the increase number of voting
women who desired quarters In tha
dormitory. The new hall mill eoro
fortably accommodate 125 girls.
Kvery room In the building Is to be
a memorial roon. Every sulscrtp
tion of $500 or over gives the donor
the right to name one of these
rooms. Vp to this time 38 of the
room have been named.
N?U Ik Not Changed.
The building Is to have three
stories and a basement and Is t. b
CO feet iby ' 184 feet In dimensions.
It will be built on precisely the same
Gain in Strength and Reduc
tion of Swelling Causes
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SIMPLE TREATMENT USED
Prolong Rest to Be Required
Despite Much Improved
WASHINGTON . Oct. lk-Prof
dent Wilson rested, comfortably to
day and his physicians were increas
ingly hopeful that the prostatic com
plication which has retarded his re
covery would not necessitate an o -
Hear Admiraf Grayson held anoth
er consultation with tr. Hugh Young,
he Baltimore specialist called in ye-s-(erday.
Dr. Francis X. Dercura. noted
neurologist of Philadelphia also be
fng present on his regular weekly
Visit to the president, as were Rear
Admiral Stitt, loctors Sterling Unt
rin and H. A. Fowler, this city.
' Treatment Effective.
I Dr. Grayson said the visit totday
of Dr.s Young and Dcrcum did not
mea n change for the morse hytbe
president's condition. On the'eon
trary, ho said, the president seemed
to have responded to treatment by
Dr.jYoung yesterday and after a good
night's rest was comfortable and
The bulletin on President Wilson's
condition Issued at 10 o'clock to
"The president bad a comfortable
day. He has- been taking abundant
nourishment and is somewhat strong
er. The Improvement in the pros
tatic condition has .been maintained
very satisfactorily and no change in
the simple treatment employed is
of Willamette Univer-
been raised. Donors
period may have
Even the basement of
site as the old Lausanne. The ex
terior will be 6f red brick, trimmed
in white atone, and the Interior la
to be finished la Oregon fir painted
with Ivory enamel. .The interior
decoration of the indivldnal rooms
will be decided later. Any . girl
wishing to enrage a room for four
years will have the privilege of bar
lng the room decorated as she de-
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The first floor will . have the
dean's office and apartment, the din
ing room., parlors, store rooms and
seve:al girl's rooms. The dining
room la t.v be finished In the most
tasty colors and decorations. The
one room will accommodate the 125
girls for meals. There are to be
three parlors, one large and two
small.' A large fireplace will add to
the appearance of the large room.
arbich may be connected with the
other two rooms by folding doors.
Uvfng Itnom Made Attractive.
The second floor will be taken up
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SOFT DRINK MEN TAKEN
CIDER HELD TOO "HARD"
WARRANTS OUT FOR 25
POIITLAND. OcL 18. War
rants wore Issued for (he arrest
of the proprietors of 25 soft drink
parlors for selling intoxicating
liquor, and up to nooa today la
of the defendants, had ben ar
rested. The raw are for people who
sell cider that the police say comes
under tbe class called -hard.
Brown Again to Rule on
Stats of Mr. Olcolt
Whether election ballots prepare
for the primary election of next May
t-hall contain provision for. the nom
ination of candidate for governor fs
placed before Attorney General
Brown In a letter from Sam A. Kog-
!er. dweputy secretary of state, who
'needs the information so that he may
prepare the election blanks and forms
for certification to the county clerks
of the state.
Should it be held in the courts
that a governor Is to be elected next
year, a further question to bo decid
ed Is whether the governor will be
elected for the regular fonr-year
term or only for the unexpired two
year of the late Governor Withy
HAROLD HOYELL, 15, IS CHARGED
VITH MURDER OF LEUTHOLD GIRL;
INNOCENCE FIRMLY MAINTAINED
MARSHF1ELD. Or.. Oct. l.i
Harold Howell, aged IS. was indict
ed by a grand Jury bere today on a
charge of the murder of Lillian
Leuthold. a youpg girl who was shot
and killed near her1 home in the
country near Marsbfield last month.
Howell and another .boy bad been
hunting near the scene of the tragedy
on the day It occurred. Bubseuueat-
Howell's rifle were found at the spot
I AIR RACE
Flying Parsoa Makes. 5400
Miles Flight in Total Elaps
ed Time of Little Over Ten
Days Orer All
KIEL WELL UP AMONG '
FLIERS GOING WEST
Twenty-Nine Machines Make
Firs t LapFatalities Num-
CHICAGO. Oct. IS. Lie tenant
I). W. Maynard today won the trans
continental airplane race by landing
at Mloeola at 1:44:05 on bit return
trip from San Francisco after an
elapsed time of slightly more than
10 days. -
Second In the race tonight with an
enforced delay over Sanday usder
the rales, waa Captain J O. Donald
son, who today, reached 2:ngbataton.
N. on the second continental eros
Ing. 142 miles from the finish. Next
was Lieutenant E. II. Manxelman at
Rock Island. III.. 915 miles .from
Kiel .Near Lead.
Third place was held Jointly by
Captain Lowell II. Smith and Lieu
tenant Queens, westbound, who reach
ed Cheyene tonight. 1005 miles from
their destination. They were closely
followed by Lieutenant E.'C KteL
first to reach the Atlantic from the
Pacific, who, flew to. Sidney, Neb.,
today, 1098 miles from- San Fran
Captain- Alexander Pearson, who
had been Lleataaaat Maynard 'a near
est contender antll be broke down at
North Platte, Nsb4 waa-aUU there
tonight, sixth behind Maynard. He
expected to reanme bis flight east
ward Monday-.' t
11 Complete First Lap.
Of the 11 fliers who have made
the first crossing, only two others
remain in the contest. Lieutenant
H. W. Sheridan spending Sanday at
Salt Lake City as d Lien tenant IL 8.
vN orthlngton. westbound, at Buffalo.
Of the C2 who started in tbo derby
only 29 managed to make the first
Isp. The only man to reach New
York today was - Lieutenant Fanl
Richter. ... , .
CLUB TO HEAR
Dr. E. V. Stivers, "fighting
Parson" toiSpetk at Coin
Dr. E. V. Stivers, pastor or the
First Chrstian church of Eugene,
and known among Oregon civic bod
ie and ad clabs as the -fighting
parson. will be the speaker at the
business men's lunch at the Com
mercial club Monday noun. Ilia
topic will be "Kellclon In Dualaeas
and Business, in Ucligioa." alm
business . men who have heard him
iscnsa similar .- subjects are Im
pressed with his original method of
handling bis theme- and with bis
barage of Ideaa.
The Salem Ministerial naloa has
been extended an Invitation to -attend
Contact With High Tension
Wire Kills T. G. Armitage
DALLAS. Or.. Oct. IS. T. O. Ar
mitage. an employe of the Mountain
States power company, wss killeil
Friday when a gay wire with which
he was woorking fell across a hlsh
tension wire carrying 2300 volts of
ellectrlclty. according; t to word
brought here today. -t .
Eye witnesses shut off the power
Immediately, but the man was dead
when his body was removed.
Armltare with his wile and three
small children came bere aboat one
year ago from Colorado. . .
from which the slayer fired, accord
ing to the Investigating officials.
Howell's gun had oriclnally been a
22 caaliber and had been bored to
25 caliber. It was said to bo the
only weapon if its kind owned in
the neighborhood, and it is mainly
on these circumstances that the pros
ecatlnr attorney rested the charge
laid before the grand iory Ifowell.
who has 'been In Jail since bis arrest
following the first Investigation,
stoutly maintains his Innocence.