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MUCK tlVIS OuYT
Mexican Capital Said to Be
Facing Food Shortage as
Result of Revolutionary
HELD IN SALEM TODAY
CARRANZA IS SAID
TO ISSUE STATEMENT
Declare He Will Fight to a
Finish and Not Abandon
r UN KRA L OF MRS. THOMPSON,
1 IK!, AT LOCAL CHAPEL
Day Recalled When l"ioneer Woman
am Husband Conducted Or
lhanage in Thia Citj
Washington. May c Rebel
agents here tonight announced re
ceipt of a u-legranr from' Mexico City
laying the president of the niauir
clpality was organizing a civilian
guard "for the purpose of protecting
tfie city in the event of its evacu
ation." The Information, the agents said.
Iras construed by them to mean that
Carranza had determined to abandon
the capital, since the organization of
such a force probab"?y would not be
undertaken without his consent and
certainly not without his knowledge.
After staying off death for over a
century. Mrs. Sarah Thoumpson. a
former Salem woman died yesterday
at the an? of 102 years at th-3 home
of her daughter-in-law, Mrs. L.
Coleman. 66 North Nineteenth street.
Portland. She was a great aunt of
S. W. Thompson of Salem.
The funeral will be held from th?
Webb & Clough chapel this after
noon at 2 o'clock with burial follow
ing in Odd Fellows cemetery. Rev.
H. C. Powell will conduct the service.
Mrs. Thompson was born in Ohio
November 1817, and came to
Oregon many years ago. About 25
years ago she and her husband lived
in Salem, at that time being In
charge ef an orphan school in this
city. After living here about 15
years thy moved to California where
Mrs. Thompson had since lived until
I last winter when her grandaughter.
Mrs. Thompson Taglierl brought her
back to Oregon.
Mrs. Thompson was the mother of
II. Y. Thompson. Eameliel Thompson
and Frank Tliomp.-on tall deceased. I
Surviving grandchildren are Miss
Kthel Thompson, Mrs. Fay Catlin and
Mrs. George Tyler Taglierl of Port
land and Mrs. C. T. Thomas of Salt
Lake City. Joseph Thompson of
Portland, for many years a jewelT
at Saeni is her nephew, and S. W.
Thompson of 455 Chemeketa is a
grand nephew. -
Leads Wood by Magnificent
Margin of 80,083 Votes
According to Official Returns
RAISE FIGHTING FUND
HIGHWAY IM1AHI PEIWOXALLY
TO HELP PAY XUHT CtST j
Chairman lteon" Think Victory I'
Certain In 0MH.Itkn to War.
i-ei Brother Imtent
JOHNSON'S LEAD IN
Michigan Democrats Hold
County Conventions and'
Members of the state highway
sommisslon and some of the contrac
tors on slate road work will false a
fund by personal contribution to
fight the Warren Construction com
pany in the suit Instituted by the
latter to collect royalty from the
state for use of bitulithic pavement,
an alleged patented article.
This is according to a statement
made here yesterday by S. Benson,
chairman of the highway commission.
"We are In the case to win." said
Mr. Benson, "and we are sure we
are going to win. A fund will be
raised by personal contribution from
members of the commission and from
some of the contractors."
Union Rejects Offer of 50
Cent Wage Increase and 10
Days Annual Vacation on
AT ELEVATED PRICES
Olrtrit TO 1IU1.SEW1VKM If VI
lCNCKS KOIl M CENT
NANNING INQUEST IS
PROCEEDING AT BUTTE
! SHORT OX HATIOXS.
EL PASO. Texas, May C Facing
famine in his capital city. President
Yenustiano Carranza has sought to
effect a compromise with the revo
lutionary rorces. according to state
ments Issued today by T. R. Belt ran,
commercial agent for the liberal con
stitutionalist party at El Paso.
CARUAXZA TO FLEE.
President Carranza was scheduled
to leave Mexico City for Vera 'Cruz
some time today, according to a tel
egram received from Xogales, Ariz.,
tonight by La Patria. a Spanish lan
guage , newspaper published, at tA
rasb. , :
MEXICO CITY, May 6. Refusal
to abandon the presidency in, face
of the menace of .rebellion featured
a manifesto issued yesterday on the
occasion of the national holiday by
The president announced that he
wotll4 fight to- a" finish to put down
the rebellion, and Jthat he would not
turn over the presidency to any one
exceDt a legally elected successor
He enunciated the principle of the
elimination of the coup d'etat from
Mexican oolltlcs. asserting that the
presidency must not be a prize for
In the manifesto President Car
ftnia declared It would be Impos
sible to hold the presidential elec
tions which had been set for July 4
Also he traced the events in Mexico
trhich he charged represented a plot
by the follower of General Obre-
gon to gain the presidency by means
flour Advances Ten Cents
Bread to follow June lit
PORTLAND, May 6. Following
announcement today of an advance
hi the price of flour of 10 cents a
uck. Jbakera generally predicted that
tread must advance at least 1 cent
i loaf by June 1.
STARTS JUNE 1
Passenger Fare Schedule Is
Announced by the O.JVY.
& I. Company
According to word received yester
day "from The Oregon. Washfngton
St Idaho Airplane company, the com
pany is planning to institute a" regu
lar aimlane and seaplane passenger
service from Portland to Salem June
instead of this month, as had been
Representatives or me company
say that any one can make this trip
by making arrangements aneaa 01
time and that they hope to arrans
it so a person can make the trip one
way on one-half the charges if they
can book another party for the re
turn trio. The airplane company's
landing field in Portland Is at uuua s
lake, Tweuty-nlnth and Unnton road
and a landing slide nas oeen maae
for the Seagull and F. boat at me
foot of Court street in Salem. The
Seagull will be In Salem Sunday and
will make passenger flights. Georze
F. Emery will be in) charge of the
seaplane, and the company announc
es that there is room for one passen
ger from Portland to Salem and for
one passenger from Salem to Port
land. . ... .
The charges for the trips will be
as follows." ,,
Two passengers In the Seagull.
rnnnrt trift X100.
Two passengers In the Oriole.
round trip $90.
One passenger In the F-boat.
round trip. $70.
One passenger In the JN4D plane,
round trip $60.
SPRINGFIELD. III.. May C.
Governor Frank O. Lowden received
a majority of So. OSS votes over
Major General Leonard Wood at the
Illinois presidential preferential pri
mary April 13. according to the offi
cial totals completed today.
The official totals were: Republi
can party: Lowden 23C.&02: Wood
156.7 IS: Johnson C4.2D1; Hoover
3401; Thompson 1026; scattering
Democratic party: Edwards 6933;
McAdoo 3838. Bryan 1968; Wilson
931: Chamn Clark 548; James M.
Cox 266; James Hamilton Lewis 40;
Hoover Issues Statement
On California Primary
Sorrlie Gets One Year
and Parole Is Denied
PORT!ND. May 6. Iwrence
Sorrlie. convicted here of violation
of the state criminal syndicalism act.
was aentenced today by Judge R. G.
Morrow of the circuit court to erv
one year In the penitentiary.
In denying Sorrlie" application
tor parole. Judge Morrow told the
prisoner that it I not permitted tlu.t
one ronvictid of crime be paroled
except upon expectation that the
crime will not be repeated. Sorrlie.
be said, had expressly declared to
the eonrt that he Intended to cou
tlnue as a member of the Industrial
Workers of the World and uphold its
teachings. Thus he had express!
intention of repeating the act of
which he had been convicted. whil
asking mercy, the court held.
Trial of Ex-Patrolman
Charged With Murder Is
Variety OrUlajUed In Kaiser IWrflow.
Xo Control!! by CallfomU
and Shipped litre
Strawberries at 3S cents for 12
That la tbe price yon are e-pcted
to pay If you want to sample this
delicious (irst fruits of tbe season,
now on display In tbe local grocer-
These berries are of the well
known Oregon variety. It was found
as a erranre seedling In Kelier bot
tom a number of year ago.
The "Oreron Is now frown exten
sively in :te famous Florin straw
berrr district near Sacramento. Cat.
It is now under the control of the
These berries, now offered to Sa
leni housewives, were all picked bv
the nimble brown fingers of some
loyal subjects of the Sunrise em
Writers and Breeders of Na
tional Repute Are Heard b
Praise of Jersey Cow as
GUESTS ARE WELCOMED
BY GOVERNOR 0LC0TT
Keener Competition in Ore
gon Predicted by fitr.
Muna of Chicago -
NEW YORK. May 6. Herbert
Hoover, candidate for tbe Republi
can presidential nomination, to a
statement issued here tonight, de
clared his attttude toward the nomi
nation has not been changed by the
California primaries and that he will
not organize a campaign, nor "have
my supporters raise a great campaign
fund and then mortgage ray soul In
advance In order to attain the elec
"I believe that the people have a
right to elect their president without
having some one put over on tnem.
he said. "I have -certain definite
ideas regarding economic, social and
interest problems. 1 believe that
these idea are. in many ways. In ac
cord with the ideas of the great ma
lorltT of American citizens.
1 can only repeat wnar. i nave
said before." he added, "and that is
that I have never had any personal
ambition in this thing. My Interest
is only that of any other citizen who
wants to see the government reflect
the spirit oj its people.
OVER $2000 IS
Committee Believes Entire
Salvation Army Quota Will
Be in by Monday
fair; continued warm:
More Fishing On Columbia
How Than Ever Before
PORTLAND. May 6. More fish
ig tear will be In operation on the
Columbia river this season than ever
before, as already there is about
20 oer cent increase in the number
of licenses issued and tbe season Is
but six days old, according to can
D. Shoemaker, secretary of the fish
So far his office has issued per
rnita tor RS4 rllnets. 245 set nets
s trans. 29 fish-wheels and 33
seines. Last year on the same day
there were but 25 seines recorded
'The seines always make the heavlst
And Now We Offer
Several thousand feet oi selected Spruce Lumber at eight cents per board.hoL
At price far . fr.elow
We offer all or any
quantity of our remain
ing stock at figures you
may well afford to take
time to investigate.
Wide Sprue, Boards thoroughly seasoned and, of eonrse, fre-
from pL, tLde up into shelving cases, filled ami varnuhod.
ready for use. (By the way, Wide Spruce Lumber almost
There is a great variety of widths andlengths of this
shelving to select from . No charge for the making. e charge
for the -lumber only, any quantity of which may be had At
Once, at the rate ot 8q per board foot.
We can also spare, at once, a num
ber of tables with hardwood ash -tops
in sises 30 to 36 inches in width
by 13 to 15 feet in length. These
have turned legs and base shelL
We now have secured over $2000.
The campaign for fnnds for the Sal
vation army will ba a- success."
This was the cheering announce
ment made last night by E. II.
Norene. secretary of the local ram
Yesterday a number of officials In
the state capltoi were visited with
the result that 1275 was received
All solicitors report a growing Inter
est in the movement and a hearty re
sponse from every one. These are
common expressions heard by tbe en
thusiastic and capable young men and
women who have generously rolun
tee red to do the soliciting for the
"Of course I'll help those people.
"I'll divide my last dollar with
-Here is a five. I wish I could give
One doctor was requested to give
"No." he said. 'Til make It 125
A. C. Bobrnstedt. as campaign
raanarer. Is spending tireless flay in
keeoina the organization working In
harmony and all solicitors on the
move. He Is ably assikted by Larry
Hofer, who as captain. Is seeing that
there Is no lost motion or duplies
tlon of effort.
As to the solicitors themselves
never was a bunch of live wires
more electrical than those now ac
tivelv engaxed in this campaign. Each
day at noon, a luncheon Is served by
the Salvation army women to all the
camnaieners.. Experiences incident
to the work of securing funds are
there related briefly. A word of di
rection or encouragement Is then Riv
en by Mr. Uohrnstedt and the solici
tors scatter through tn city again.
It is figured that if the present
pace is kept up the entire quota of
15000 assigned to Salem will be
reached by next Monday.
Wife President American
Federation Dead at 69
m-TTE. Mont.. May 6. Suspen
sion of alit-et car service within 4
hours' and a complete shutdown of
mining and other industrlea in Butte
is threatened by a atrike of work
ingmen set for tomorrow morning at
0 o'clock at a pectal bieetinjc of tb
Worklngni'u's union tonight.
Rejection of tbe compromise of
fer made by the Montana Power com
rany. which agreej to give in ad
dition to an Increase of 50 cent a
day. an annual vacation of 10 dam
on full pay. involve the power com
pany, on which the mines are de
pendent for operation. The street
car company Is affeted owing to the
fact that the workmen have juris
diction on tbe adjustment of brake
blocks and other car repair duties.
Itecanse of the failure of building
trade uniona. with the exception of
the carpenters, to agree to settle'
inent of labor disputes extsting for
bree raontha. tbe Associated Jndu-
trie tonight announced that In the
uture all work will be done under
he "American plan." E!ght princi
ples are enumerated which will guide
the policies of Hutte employer.
These. th? statement declare, recog
nise the' rights of both employer
and employes. It was stated that all
existing contracts with labor anions
will be oberved.
Washington State College
Defeats 0. A. C. Six to Two
COHVALLLS. Or.. May C Tbre
hits, well pVd. coupled with errors
by Aggie players, enabled Washing
ton St; college to defeat Oregon
Agricultural college at baseball here
today in tbe second and flaal game
of tbe aerie. Oregon Aggies will
play Stanford here tomorrow aaJ
Satnrdjy. At the end Of the gam
todav tbe score stood C to 2.
31Mln Inqet Piweevirajc
Relation by John Heikkla. a rain
er. of his experiences In Blsbee. Aril..
when be and other miners were d
Dorted In 1917. consumed most ct
the time at the fhnueitt today in
the investigation of the death of
Thomas Manning, who was shot tn
a clash between mine guards and I
W. W. rickets April 21.
Against the suggestion of Acting
Coroner J. H. Doraa. who stated that
"illnbee la a long wars from "Butte
Attorner Nolan Insisted on a de
tailed account of the H In bee dtpor
tation. Tde witnesa said that gun
men took him from bis wife and
children, the youngest of which was
eight day old. and sent him 14
rollefc in a box car. he being forced
in mtuiit 4& hour without food r
The 300 I. W. W. pickets went np
Anaconda road tbe aftercoon of the
hootinr onlr to "look" at miners
rolnc to work. Heikkla declared
Violence was not on the program e
outlined at the I. w. W. meeting
earlier In tbe afternoon, he declared
Madeline Lynch, a high school girl
of 17 years, testified that she. two
Tounrer children and a min named
itncklT whom she did no? know
mre tandlnc In tbe window of th
Simon boarding house trom which
John Templeton testified he had
seen the first shot fired, at the time
the shooting started, fene saia no
one fired from that wUidow while
abe was there.
Request President Wilson to
Fix Armeni&n State
WASHINGTON. May f. The
council of tbe league of nations has
refased to offer a mandate for Ar
menia to any power vales certain
requested stipulations are embodied
by the supreme council la th Turk
According to official information
received here today tbe league coun
cil In a note to tb auprvase.eoaacu
has Insisted that the boundaries of
Armenia bo fixed; that a free port.
preferably Batata, be accorded her:
The Jery cow that sleek. Jewtl
ered 'beauty, grazing leUarely evr
the gfa field, was lauded ia words
both eloquent and vIm at the arm
cry last night,
Th occaaJoa waa the eecoad an
nual Jery Jubilee baaqoet. Th
large as OitoH urn waa transform 4
lato a veritable bower, across which
extended long tables covered with
linen of aaowy whllese.
Tho who prepared the menu de
rided that the high rort of llvtng
should not flgar at this occasion,
and they simply provided a tall neii
a real chlckea dinner with all
the deartaad friila that euitoa
dictate shall also he rmL
Vowag Wmste Serve,
charm lag feat ore of the even lax
was the presence of a score of the
yonog women of the Jaaon Lee Meth
odist Episcopal church who. rUd tn
gamieota e( Itamacalat walteae.
acted aa waitress for th occasion.
Th Intellectual feast commenced
wbea E. A. Rhotea. livestock editor
of th Pacific Homestead, tatrodaced
la succession the several speaker
of tbe evening. Mr. Rhotra prord
himself a master toaatmasler. hi
witiciras quaint drollery and apt re
plies kept th large a am her prese&t
la a merry mood.
Governor Bea W. OtcoU. la a brief
address, welcomed ta distinguished
visitors I Oregon d Salem.' 11
was followed y T. E. IfcCroskey.
manager of Lb Commercial dab.
who addressed th baa q asters ea th
allied Interest exist! r tetweea St
and that protection oa the defease
of the new state be provided hy the I tern and tbe surrouodlag agrtcnlta-
league council. i ral districts.
I . . . L a . I
me ruuncu oi id irairue acciarc i ftah-r ! ui. i y--Jt-, . , i
tie club, was full of eacoaragttscat
WASHINGTON. May 6. lr.
Samuel Oompers. wife of the presi
dent of tbe American Federation of
Labor, died at her home here to
night, after a long Illness. She was
9 years of ate and had been mar
ried for more than half a century.
Funeral services will be conducted
here and the body will be taken to
New York for burial Sunday.
Mrs. Gompers was bom in London
and came to this country with her
parents when eight year old. Three
Tears later she began work as a to
bacco stripper In the factory where
Mi. Gompers was employed as a
cirarmaker. She waa married in
1K7. at the age of It. j
Mrs. -00010 Is survived by three
son. Henry J.. Samuel J.. and Alex
ander J. Gomers.
Peak in Prices of Shoes
Reached Say tanners
ATLANTIC CITY. N. J.. May .
The peak of price in footwear has
been reported, but it would take
three or four months for any reduc
tion to reach the consumer, the exec
utive committee oi tne Tanners
council of the United States reported
at the councils' annual meeting- here
Patrolman: fliarae! Willi Murder.
Bl'TK. Mont.. May C Examina
tion of witnesses for the state In the
trial of Andrew Brady, suspended
city patrolman, charged with mur
der -in connection with the fatal
shooting of Sylvester J. Prenait at
bis home In Butte the morning of
-December !. 11. w Jrted n
district court today. Pour mn
have been already convicted of Pr
natt . murder, t wo sentenced to be
h.nrort and two to life Imprison
nia but suggests assumption ot joint
financial responsibility by the pow
If tbe mandate should b offered
to a small power aa suggested. It waa
said, provision for an International
military force should be mad la or
der aot to Inflict aa Impossible bar-
den upon a country Incapable of bear
ing It. At the same time such aa In
ternatloaal force. It was pointed oat.
would give to all the powers aa In
terest is th Armenian nation
The action of the council ot the
learue. It was stated, was taken pre
vious to tbe decision of the supreme
council at San Remo to offer the
Armenian mandate to th United
In requesting President Wilson to
fix the Armenian bound a lie the s
preme council is believed by officials
to have shown a disposition to rota
nlr with that particular of the
learue'a suggestion concerning Ar
The direct proffer of a mandate
contrary to the league's advice Is
taken by officials aa Indicating not
ao much a spirit of antagonism to the
league by tbe supreme council as a
dtnlre to fulfill a political obligation
to the I'aited State which the league
ha felt Inrstnbent udou It la the
King Koondyke Pontiac 20th
Sell for 512,000 at
Gay Martin's Body Mangled
By Gas Eugene at Pump
ROSEBl'KG. Or.. May . Guy
Martin. 2 j. of Oakland - Or., was
killed her? last night when hi body
was mantled In a gat engine usd
by the Southern Pacific company n
Damping: wrer. Ills arm was ranght
in tbe machine and his body drifted
VISALIA. Cal.. May . Klnw
Korndjke Pontiac. 2th pedigreed
ITclsteln bull, was sold fr 112.00
ct in auct.n of bloodecl stock at
tho .. J. HI'don ranch at Tulare
yesterday. It was announced here to
day. The total sales for the two days
of the anctlon amounted to f71.00.
rorty-fc't animals auctioned yes
terday, not Includ!ng King Korti
dyke. jvera-,el 5755 apiece, vhllt
IS brou::-. sti arrge prl? cf
$W40. Cattlemen f"m Nevida.
Washington. Utah. Arizona and Cal
Date Is Sunday, June 6
Stinda'. June . has been decide
upon as the date for the baccalaur
eate servlcea of the graduating ctaa
of Salea high school. Rev. II. N.
Alldrich will preach the special er
tnoa and the program will be at !
tie Methodist ebwreh. of which Mr.
Aid rich ts pastor.
CHICAGO lUlKAD HIGHER
CHICAGO. May C. An Increase la
th nrlc of bread from 10 la 11
cents a pound loaf wholesale, effec
tive Monday, was announced tonight
by a large baking company here.
to Jersey aalry interest.
Mr. Rboten Introduced V. XX Mai
of Chicago, president of th Ameri
can Jersey Cattle club. Mr. Ma&a
Is recognized a oa of ts most
learned men In Jersey lor. II ex
pressed himself very highly pirated
with th marked progress that had ,
been mad In this state la develop
ing high type Jersey row.
Chaaipto) Owaver Landed.
Th remarkabl success ac birred
by E. Pickard la giving to Oregon
and the Jersey world that beaatlfaL
wonderful cow. VI La Fraaca. com
manded Mr. Muun'a admiration. 11
said It would not b loag that cons
petition am oa g dairymen and breed
er would soon become keen tn
Ore a on that the total aaanal pro
duction world be estimated la halt
pounds and even ounce.
Mr. Munn advised the ever 700
Jersey breeders ia Oregon to cr
a permanent secretary, aad aald th
returns to them would bo 1100 for
every 11 that It might cost them.
The speaker aaid ther ar about
2S.SO dairy cows ta tho United
State aad that e thaa 2 per rent
are pur bred. He urged th grow
ing of a large number ef par br4
Jersey sire, and declared that by
dt'ttibutlnt: them widely thro ghost
I the nation tb milk production ef
I . l . t a . . LI. J
l or ruu d i r j cota mwa am
The subject. "The Oreron Jersey"
was responded to by D. Brooks He
gaa. a well known authority oa th
Jersey row and one of th moat con
sistent well a Insistent booster
for the Jerey breed of cattle.
Iowa, Editor fipe,.
Hugh G. Van Teit waa present.
Mr. Van Pelt 1 tb editor of th
Dairy Farmer, published in Water
loo. Iowa. He ha a national r
taiioa as a Judge ef dairy row. Th
speaker said a breeder of beaaUfal
and prodnctlv dairy row would
soon be regalied as entitled to
popularity and fame -jal te th
artist and sculptor. He said them
are two type t Jersey w recog
nised whereas there should b only
one type, aad that type should ae
only be distinguished for hetityhnt
It should represent largeness of pro
duction as well.
Mr. Vaa Pelt paid a sincer trib
al to Oregon as a dairy tat aad
added that tb Jersey h had
here are unsurpassed productlv
te. beaaty and excellenc of type.
"Tb Jersey cow. as a factor la
developing Oregon" waa th bjt
aaalgaed to Ltber J. Chapln. Mr.
Chaptn said sine Oregon farmer
had learned to grow clover aad com
on th land that had formerly been
rammer-fallowed, they not only hare
been restoring th depleted fertility
to th grata fields, hat ar also en
abled to feed mor own, which ar
(Contlaaed oa Pas 3.)