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THE OREGON fcTATESMAXt Fill DAY. MAY 7. 1030.
I TO ISSUE BONDS
j '' - '
:fusal, Mr. Benson Declares,
Vould Put Highway Com
j ' '. mission Out
TATE IS OBLIGATED
overnor Expresses Fear of
Panic When Inflation
! Reaches Utmost
1 The state boardxof control yester
y concluded that there was nothing
do but issue bonds to the extent
$2,500,000 as requested . by the
ite highway commission, when ln-
rmed by 8. Benson, chairman of
9 commission, that the highway
ard had entered into contracts
thout funds to pay the contractors,
sumlng the board would issue the
State ana forest roads are affect
1 and the proposed issues are to
itch federal appropriations, and the
ite is obligated for about $4,000,-
)0.' -.: ) : .
I ; Board Reluctant
) The board of control bus been re
ctant to sell the bonds because of
a low bids received and two weeks
o rejected bids for -$1,000,000
rth of the securities.
But yesterday it was ascertained
at the Issues will be absolutely
cessary to protect the credit of the
ate under obligations that have
en entered into by the highway
The 1919 legislature, in enacting
sch a law to supplant the Bean
irrett act, made the sale of bonds
icretlonary with the board of con
il, but the present obligations
?re entered into- prior to- that act
:d under the Bean-Barrett law, pro
viding for only $1,800,000 in bonds,
but which the commission assumed
could -be stretched beyond that- lim
Mr. Benson said frankly that for
the boari to refuse to sell the bonds
would mean the highway commission
must go out of business and that it
would break the contractors.
"If that were to happen." said Mr.
Benson, "1 would leave the state ra
ther than face the situation."
What do you think is going to
Be the result of the present inflated
condition of affairs?" Governor Ol
cott asked Mr. Benson.
"Is there going to be a panic, a
revolution or a peaceful recession to
, "That ifc a guess." said Benson.
Jtfoney Saved, is Claim
"Suppose we have a panic?" asked
the governor, "wouldn't it be better
than to have two and a half million
dollars to throw into the breach
when the laboring man would be
looking for a job instead of the job
looking for the laborer as is now the
"In be meantime," replied Ben
son, "do you think business should
be allowed to come to a standstill?"
Mr. Benson said he looks for no
early recovery of the bond market
and said he thought the 91.53 of
fered recently for $1,000,000 in
state highway bonds represented
quite accurately the value of money.
Benson said he thought the high
way commission has saved money to
the state 'by entering into contracts
and in reply to a question from the
govern "r declared the contractors are
giving value received.
CITY'S MODERN ECONOMY
BORROWED FROM COUNTRY
,V-. 4 m If U -u - iMrVru
Jt v5 II it'zr" tr
New Jersey's Goyernor An
nounces Democratic Candidacy
Jeanett Rankin's Brother
Fined for Contempt of Court
HELENA. Mont.. May C. Wel
lington D. Ilankta. attorney and
brother of Miss Jeanette Itankia.
former representative in agrftss
front this state, sentenced to jail to
day for 4 8 hours and to pay fine
of $260 for contempt of court, was
admitted to $300 bail for a period of
ten days to give blra an opportunity
.LV ... .'when he appealed to the supreme
court late today.
Rankin was held in contempt by
District Judge R. Lee Word of this
county, for alleged insulting d
meanor in asking exceptions daring
the trial of Dr. R. E. Ralnville
charged with murder in the alleged
performance of an Illegal operation
IN THE HILLS
Fruit dehydration, bailed as "new," old
is still practiced
IN THE CITY
ai the lulls in which it
Satxrrday Morningr, 11
" O'clock To See
All Kiddles Under 12 10c
, . Disapprove Article X
PROVIDENCE. R. I.. May 6. Dis
approval of article ten. of the cove
nant of the league of nations, as
submitted by President Wilson - to
the senate, but the approval of a
league of nations that would conform
to the principle of self-determination
for small cations, was expressed by
the Democratic party of Rhode Is
land in a resolution adopted at the
state convention here today.
Another resolution commended
Senator Gerry - for his stand in be
half of Ireland, as expressed in the
resolution bearing his name, adopted
by the senate on March IS last. The
resolution also directed the dele
gates from. this state to the national
convention at San Francisco "to do
everything in their power to the end
that the Irish republic be recognized
by the government of the United
The convention also expressed its
approvali of President AVilson and
Ten delegates were selected to the
naftional convention. -Three women
were included in the delegation.
The' platform discussed the ISth
amendment briefly, confining its re
commendations to urging- an amend
xnent to the federal constitution that
would provide for. ratification of all
amendments In the future by popu
lar votes in the states..
War exigencies introduced the tin or sheet iron and stones, and on
American housewife, two years ajjo, top of this a square stpjdure. like a
under the name of Dehydration, to chest of drawer, built of rough
the almost forgotten art of preserv- sawed boards. The fruit or vege-
ing fruit and vegetables by cvapora- !?bJe5,ar P,ac.cd in the drawers ni
tion. In the country where this rtIeuJAohnr Lchaed off "to th
method ha been nrartK-rt W u." lu K ' . u,c -Ogf rs Ot rattle
NEW YORK. May 6.
Edwards of New Jersey tonight be
came an avowed and active candidate
for the Democratic nomination for
president of the United States
Walker W. Vlck. personal friend t.f
the governor, issued th, formal an
nouncement of his candidacy and of
the opening here of Edwards' cam
"Governor Edwards begins hU
campaign without any political ma
chinery or prestige lent him from
any source." Mr. Vlck said. "U-,
runs on his record as governor oil
New Jersey, as Its former comptrol-j
ler and as a man of affairs in thfi
rminlr frr lit 5 vs.r Ilia .'-'-"
rise in the business world as a self 1
made man. as well as his entire
career . both business and political.
presents abundant proof of his sym
pathetic regard for the great pro
ductive forces of the country."
LATEST CALIFORNIA RETURNS
SAN FRANCISCO. May C. With
presidential preference primary re
turns from 103 of the 6707 precincts
in California missing late tonight, the
group of delegates pledged to support
Senator Hiram W. Johnson for the
erations. they call it drvin fruit."
Host of rural America ha improved
on tne oia method dnr:rg recent
years, but in the Appalachian moun
tain regions they still use an anti
snakes and gather sticlcj for the fire.
The hill folk are so isolated that
they nvit lead a life of utter se!f
tufnriency. .Their whole" existence is
as crude a:id handicapped as this one
process. . ,
fi.. .n .... urn iun:a njj ne i:ic ot such
The modern housewife, in ctrr or .--a ' . f".n
-Back rain" Vrnting ,mdcr ihe name of the
back yan. where it has been the Intcrchinxh World MoTemcnt. for
annual procedure f for more than a hoc world-wide program a can!
TtZ7i fTy,t r eonst va, for $.Vi6,777.57 Bering cverV
oc .the lackyard htikiac It consists section of the United States. wSfl
of a rock furnace covered over with take place the week of April 25.
Governor Campbell Wants
New Reclamation Plank
PHOENIX. Aria.. May . As
member ot tke national advisory
council of the Republican party Gov
Counsel For Strike
Leaders Makes Appeal
WINNIPEG. Man . May W. If.
Trumann. counsel for the coavlcted
striae leader of Winnipeg, win leaT
for London next week to make per
sonal application to the Jodieial com
uiltlee of tae privy council for leatt
to appeal the decisions on which the
labor leaders were eonvictei. Rep.
resentattvej ot the defense commit
tee have "been working In Great
Rrttala for some time to place the
rase of tb-s men before the labor in
terests abri-ad. In letters to frieals
tere they report "the outlook Is
ot the League of the Southwest, de
clared in an address at SL David.
Ariz., today he would recommend a
piank reviving the reclamation pro
gram and calling for immediate con
struction of feasible projects in the
arid west, according to a dispatch
from St. David (o the Arizona Re
Dry Enforcement Officer
Alleged Accepted Bribes
MILWAUKEE. Wis..' Mar C tn-
presidential nomination at Chicago Testtlgation Into chargea of grafting
Elihu Root. Invited To
Make Presentation Speech
LONDON. May C. The London
Times says that Elihu Root has bees
Invited to make the presentation of
the St. Gaadens statue of IJacola
from the American to the Uritish
people, which is to be unveiled la
Wood Carries Indiana By
5j$47 Votes Over Johnson
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., May 6.
Major General Leonard Wood car
ried Indiana with a plurality of 5947
over Senator Hiram W. Johnson of
California in Tuesday's presidential
preference primary on the face of
complete unofficial returns from the
3387 precincts of the state. The
vote was: Wood,- 3.778; Johnson
79,829; Lowden. 31.118; Harding
Conference Would Limit
' Power of M. E. Bishop's
DES MOINES, la- May 6. An ef-1
fort will be made at the general con
ference of the Methodist Episcopal
church in session here to limit the
powers of the bishops ot the church i
by requesting them to nominate can-1
Colorado's Delegate lnint rut-ted
PUERLO, Colo.. May 6. The state
Republican convention meeting here
today elected four nnlnstrncted del
egates at large to the national con
vention, elected John F. Vivian, if
Golden.: national --committeeman to
succeed Dr. Hubert Work of Pueblo
and adjourned after adopting reso
lutions indorsing the state adminis
tration and the work of the Colorado
Republicans In' congress.
To Re-Establish and Open
Wheat Market at Close of 7
OHIO'S OFFICIAL. VOTE
COLUMBUS, O.. May 6. Major
General Leonard Wood will have one
of Ohio's "big four" delegates to the
Republican national convention. Of
ficial results of the .recent primary
didates for district superintendent in I announced tonight by the secretary
each district of the church, and l
low the annual conference to con
firm the appointment, it- became
known today. -
Agreeable to the action of the Stock Holders of the
Salem' Fruit Union at a meeting held on May 1st,
1320.-:., '. 'v,
. The Board of Directors of the Salem Fruit
Union arc now ready to enter into negotiations with
intending purchasers for the sale of the assets of the
Salem Fruit : Union: , '
t '. ; ' ' V ' ' . . -
of state, f how .William II.. Bovd.
Wood candidate, to have been elect
ed by a plurality of 9S9 votes over
Harry M. -tiaugherty. Senator War
ren G. Harding's national campaign
manager. - General Wood will thus
receive nine of Ohio's 48 delegate,
the others going to Senator Harding.
The official - vote gives Senator
Harding the presidential preference
choice over General Wood by a plu
rality of 14,692. The vote was:
Hard.'ne. 123.257t Wood 10 8.5 GS:
Johnson 16,783: Hoover 10.457.
Governor James M. Cox, unopposed
on the Iemocratic ticket for the
presidential preference vote, se
ceived 85.838 Totes. Bryan received
871 and Hoover 282.
....'.v ti'i, Tcyr
You Can Afford
Wh5r pay $20 for your summer hat? Peoplewith
ordinary incomes can't afford it That's the rea
son we have. placed in our stock a large line of
prettrhats DOUBLED THE
PRICE. We offer them to you at the price you
ought to pay.1 i '
See them! That's all we ask. Youll do the rest
Salem Variety Store
152 North Commercial Street
League Opposed to
PrrTSBURGH. Pa.,: May 6. The
international Protestant league.
through its headquarters here to
night expressed opposition to the ac
tion of 'The 88 Irish-American con
gressmen" who Tuesday sent a pro
test to British government officials
againrt the holding of Irish prisoners
Chairman Johnson Scores
" Secretary Labor Wilson
WASHINGTON-. May 6. Chair
man Johnson, of the house immi
gration committee, speaking tonight
before the Washington and AlasKaa
society, charged that Secretary of
Labor Wilson and Assistant Secre
tary Post had nullified the act of
congress, providing for deportation
of alien radicals Senate approval of
a hill already. passed by the house,
he said, would remedy the situation
by makmg mandatory the deporta
tion of alien members ot the: I. v
V., the Communist Labor party or
other' organizations favoring the ov
erthrow of the- government by viol
CHICAGO, May 6.-Plans for the
le-establishnrent of an open market
in wheat following expiration of the
wheat guaranty act on June 1. will
be discussed here tomorrow at a
meeting of representatives of boards
of trade, country and terminal ele
vator associations, grain buyers, ex
porters and bankers, tailed by Julius
1L Barnes, wheat director'.
The open market. Including trad
ing in lutures. was suspended early
In the war. at the request of Herbert
Hoover and has never been restored
as the government gaaranteed price
for wheat remains In effect until
The Chicago board of trade and
other exchanges throughout th
country ars anxious to resume trad
ing in futures, but want assurances
from the government to safeguard
their market.. , .
They are particularly anxious fof
governmental protection against the
pool of foreign governments, which
has been buying grain for export.
Present exchange rules forbid a
corner in grain in this country, but.
unless the government will- give Its
support, the exchange men say, there
is nothing to prevent foreign gov
ernments manipulating the market
and unduly depressing prices at th
expense of the American tarmers.
The only way this can be prevent
ed, the boards of trade will tell Mr.
Barnes, is for the United States to
notify the foreign governments tbafl
the embargo section of the Lever act
will be Invoked If necessary and that
contracts executed in violation ot
American laws will he nullified.
The wheat dealers will also ask
Mr. Barnea for assurance from the
rovernment that the trading section
of the Lever act will not be used
against the open market.
Sixteen Year Old Girl to Serve
10 Year Term for
Cincinnati Facing Bread
. Famine Result of Strik
CINCINNATI. May C. Cincinnati
is facing a bread famine, a commit
tee of bakers' club told Mayor John
H. Galvin iate today. Less than 25
per cent of normal output is avail
apie. tne mayor was told, owing to
a strike of union bakera. and Cin
cinnati will be 430.000 loavs short
lomorrpw, according to tne secre
tary ol the club.
The bakers, who were receiving
IZ4 for day and $26 for night work
A - . . . . .
I iwcuiiu kitikc jwsifroay wnen re-
.! fused an Increase of S3 per week.
led the group pledged to Herbert C.
Hoover by 159.262 votes.
Complete and corrected returns
from 5(04 precincts, all counties in
cluded, gave the following results:
Johnson ticket 3(7.4(5; Hoovei
Revised returns from 5(04 pre
cincts out of 5.707 In California for
the presidential primary last Tues
day give the Johnson group of dele
gates 3(3.734 votes and the Hoover
group 204.4(1. This count Includes
complete returns from 28 of the 5$
counties In the state.
Returns Included In this count
show that the Johnson group obtain
a majority of votes In all counties ex
cept Los Anxeles. Kings and Ventura.
where the Hoover groap leads.
Wilson Wins Middleweight
Championship Over O'Dowd
BOSTON. May 6. Johnny Wilson
of Boston, won the middleweight
boxing championship of the world
when he was awarded a referee's de-
ision over Mike O'Dowd of St. Paul
here tonight. The fight went 12
O'Dowd was the sgrressol
throughout the contest but Wilson.
left-handed boxer, scored repeated
ly with his right. O'Dowd excelled
In Infighting but seemed unable to
fathom Wilson's style of boxing.
Eight of the rounds went to Wilson.
wo to O'Dowd, and tow were even.
The ouly knockdown in -the boat
came in the second round when Wil
son caught O'Dowd with a straight
right to the jaw. O'Dowd going down
for the count of four. Wilson sur
prised the followers of the game by
scoring so many times with his
right, breaking through O'Dowd's de
The pbCf set by the men was fast
and at the end of the twelfth round
both were unsteady on their feet. A
rapacity crowd witnessed the bout.
The St. Paul boy was a big favorite
before tne bout, the general betting
being 10 to 3. Hecter Innis of Bos
ton was referee.
Wilson has participated In maiy
bouts against second rate boxers in
the last year and has appeared in
many cities, principally In New Ens-
land. Tonight's bout was his first
gainst a leading boxer.
O'Dowd won the title from Al Mc
Coy in 1?17.
When the gong sounded for the
end of the twelfth round and Referee
Maclnnis pointed to Wilson's corner
in tohen of the local boya victory.
O'Dowd protested the decision,
claiming he was entitled to a draw
Wilson's victory gave him the hon
or of .being the first New Knsland
boxer to hold the middleweight title.
ST. LOl'IS. May 6. Ursula Rrodo-
rlck. 16. who killed her stepfather
Joseph V. Woodlock. in their home
here on April 14. 1919. was found
guilty of murder in the second de
gree by a Jury in juvenile court here
tonicht and her punishment fixed
at 10 years in the Missouri peniten
i-Tvo years ago Miss Broderick was
acquitted of the charge of murdering
her father on the grounds that she
acted in defence of her mother
ne claimed she killed her step
father In defense of her own honor.
The first two trials on the latter
charge reaulted In the juries dis
Marathon Word Stumps
Los Angeles Linguists
LOS ANGELES. .May 6 Linguist
in tne probate department of the
county clerk's office here today ac
knowlcdged themselves unable to
translate the following word, which
they found in a letter from Germany
inquiring about an estate:
and bribery among local prohibition
enforcement officers resulted in the
arrest tonight of George Cowle. aged
35. by Deputy United States Mar
shal William McCormlck on a federal
It Is charged that Cowle accepted
two bribes amounting to 1(0 offered
by two Racine saloonkeepers not to
report the alleged selling of liquor.
Dodson Hotel Fire
HELENA. Mont.. May . Reports
received today from Malta by the
state Insurance commissioner and
tat fire niarshal were stager re
garding tha investigation being con
ducted in Philips county as to the
csuse of a fire which destroyed a
hotel at Iodson about six weeks ago.
John Ilebb, the representative of the
state fire marshal's office, wfred
that the affair was a "bad mess.''
but did not give details.
Kl'GKN'K jKTH WA!U:ilOl7ll
(EUGENE. Or.. May . Lang A
Co. of Portland will begin eonttrac
(ion of a new warehoaae at Eaceae
shortly. Plans call for a bulldiag
80x128 feet, of re-inforced con
crete. - .-
Use Co co ami t OH
For Washing Hair
If yon want to keep your hair la
good condition, be earefal what yoa
wash It with.
Most soaps and 'prepared sham
pooee contain too much alillL TVs
dries the kaIp. makes the hair brit
tle, and Is very aarmfaL Mslairied
roeoanut oil shampoo (which is pare
and entirely greaselesa). la nsaca
better than Anything elre yoa can
use for sham pools g. as this cant
possibly In J are the hair.
!mply mofsten year hair with
water and rab It la. Oo or two tea
spoon fa Is will mske an aba a dance
ot rich, creamy lather, and c!essetf
the hair and scalp thoroughly. The
lather rinses oat easily, and removes
every part He of dost. dirt, dandruff
sad excemive oil- The hair dries
quickly and -evenly, aad It leaves It
fine aad silky, bright, flatty aad
eaav to maaaxe-
Toa can gt MaUlfled cocoas s toil
shampoo at most any drag store. It
Is very cheap, and a few eaaces Is
enough to last everyone la the fam
ily for months.
1 1'c :1 11'
Saturday, 1:30 p m.
2 (Jootl Milk Cows; 2 roxxI work bones; 4 rips, 6 to 8 weeks
old; Harness, wagon, bupgies; 4 sections of steel harrow; 1
dump box; some furniture
HE ON TIME 404 FERRY STREET
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Phone 1 177 " ; GEO. SATTESLEE, "
Salem, Oregon Auctioneer
Additional Traffic Man
Is Employed by Welch
Thu crusade which the police
started against traffic violators
Tuesday night has already begun to
snow signs of success, for there were
no arrests made Wednesday or
Thursday nights although the au
thorities were keeping close vigil on
all motorists. They were especially
looking for those who have not
dimmed their lights to comply with
tne new ordinance.
Chief of Police Welsh, has en
gaged Warren Edwards who was for
merly tn the police force under ("biff
A. 1-oland. as traffic officer, and
EdwarJs will assist on the force un
til the cumber of traffic violators
diminish. Four of the men arrested
by Traffic Officer Moffitt Tuesday
night appeared before Police Judze
Race Wlneday and were fined $5
each. The were J. J. M K'mnhr j.
F. Schuug. Waller McDougat andR.
Woman Seriously Wounds
Two Men Near Tacoma
TACOMA. Wash.. May C George
Baker was fatally wounded and his
friend Oscar Engval. serionslr
wounded at their homes, on Joe's
Bay. near here, this afternoon by
Mrs. Anna Carlson, a Tacoma wo
man, uaker died tonight while be
ing conveyed la a launch to a Ta
An old quarrel between the Carl
son woman and Daker Is given as the
Airs, csrison Is being held at the
countny Jail here and the prosecuting
anorney s oiiicq announced tonight
mat a first degree murder charre
would probably be filed agslnst her
Minding Baby' Peacetime Pursuit
of this Budding Navajo War Chief
Pvl -TT'"' J"M J ' ' ' i. ii
irs.?-. -f -'.u . . ' .i
iw&xr ? ' &? t
a .e 4
PERlfATS when this biding
Navajo chieftain grows op
they'll call him 'little sister
brother" r "Soft-in-the-Hcart."
for he seems to have more than the
usual small boy's l;kir.g for mind
inr the baby.
There's a rtiton. J
The rightful guardian, big sifter,
is attending the Y. V. C. A. Sam
mcr Conference where she learn
games, Thee she practices on.
young brotner wSen she comet
home. Holding papooit it noth
ing against that novelty.
At these summer conferences
bir sister ditcutiet things of which
mall brother know nothing, the
future of Indian girls, what they
can do for their tribes and whit
their tribet can contribute to civili
sation in fIk lore, wood craft the
srt of weaving and the prood tra
ditions of the Indian race.
A convection of all tie Yorng
Wcment Chrittian Akc iit'e
In this country it ra!!cd for the
third week of April ta Clevc-ar-A
Twenty-frve handred delegare sre
expected to attend. repreerf tx
the thouttnd Y. W. C A. cestrrt
in the Unite3 Stales Seaitr
tni delegates will alto come from
the Orient. S-wth Atrerka. SiVria.
acd the cocBtnet of Europe where
t.t Attociatioa condacts exteB
ive work. -