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riUCKi 11 VK CXATS
OVER JOHNSON li RETURNS FROM THROUGHOUT STATE
Perry, Looney and FJJairtin Likely Sleeted; Steelfoammer Seems
VeF utfeGK and Jlinna.ci fair tfZinmiri) IPIwpaBSfor and Oi&dnn Is Leadiner Gletufyf
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WOOD HitS LftD
DIFFERENCE IS SMALL
BETWEEN FIGURES FOR
! SENATOR AND GENERAL
Wood! Lead at Midnight Is 254 and His Standing in Outside
Coiaties Expected to Off-set Preference Shown Johnson
in Multnomah County Chamherlain Has Edge on Stark
weather, But Administration Candidate Goes Strong
.. PORTIiAND Ore., May 21 Figures compiled in the office of
the Portland Oregonian at midnight tonight from" 23 oiit of 3Teoun
tie! ?!slat? 'l?PP,.??t IneTuding incomplete returns from 96
Multnomah (Portland) county precincts, gave Leonard Wood a lead
of 254 votes over Senator Hiram W. Johnson in the Oregon republican
presidential preference primary. . ,
- iuw.SB..n vviupiuu at imuuigiii Kuuweu xne iouowing incom
plete totals: ' '
; Wood 2659; Johnson 2405; Lowden 934; Hoover 737.
Jones, his only opponent, on' early
returns. J. H. Graham was unop
posed for the Democratic nomina
tion. In the third (Portland) dis
trict. Representative C. N. MeArthur
was leading Thomas Sweeney and
Eugene E. Smith for the Republican
at eagre and incomplete returns
from 15 counties in Oregon, includ
ing lo8 incomplete precincts from
Multnomah (Portland) in today's
pceferetatial primary election gave
for president: Johnson 1178; Wood
1 1 A J itlnn tin. i . .
Poindexter 36. '
In' the Democratic senatorial con
test, Senator George E. Chamberlain
was leading Harvey G. Starkweather
tor the nomination by a comfortable
margin, according to early returns.
For the Democratic presidential
oref ere.nce. . William - Gibbs- McAdoo.
unopposed on the ballot, seemed to
be getting the full strength of the
poll as far as counted.
' Interest In the Democratic prim
ary centered In greater degree in
the contest for the senatorial nom
ination than In the presidential race.
Oh the early returns. Senator George
E. Chamberlain, candidate for", re
ominaiion. was leading slightly
Harvey Starkweather, candidate
cf the Multaomah county Democratic
organization, which claimed tor him
also the backing of the national ad
ministration, r. Starkweather ran on
a platform favoring ratification of
AT CAMPING GROUND
COMFORTS PROVIDED FOR TOUR
ISTS ALREADY ARRIVING
Sunny Weather Bring Motorist
From Portland for Pleasure
Hoars on Sundays
Workmen were busy yesterday
making water connections at the
new auto ramp site, formerly the
Albert playgrounds, at Oak and
Lnder the direction of a commit
tee from the Salem Commercial club,
a number of brick and tile ovens
have recently been installed In or
der that tourists and csmpers may
bave the advantage of fire when
preparing meals. - R. O. SneHlng.
Ralph Thompson and F. d. Detano
are In charge of the construction of
the camp grounds which, when com
pleted, will make Salem an attrac
tive halting point for motorists
making long trips.
Auto parties are beginning to pass
through Salem and each day sees
several cars packed for camping, on
L their way to California or north.
Since the coming of sunny weather
many Portland people have found
pleasure in driving to Salem for a
Sunday luncheon and returning to
their homes during the afternoon.
Republicans Joined by 19
Democrats in Support of
the Measure Which Carried
by Vote of 228 to 139
The Oregonian compilation show
. ed ' that '. Johnson was r leading in
Multnomah county, while Wood had
a considerable lead In the, outside
counties of the state.' Wood's lead
la the state, it was said, would over
corns Johnson's lead in Multnomah
county. j- s- . ' '
Incomplete and scattering returns
on' the Chamberlain-Starkweather
contest gave Chamberlain 659 and
Starkweather 561. These "figures
included returns from 1 $2 Multno
ma county precincts Incomplete.
first returns on the presidential
primary were from six Polk county
precincts. They gave: Wood. 14;
Johnson. 8; Lowden. 10; Hoover. 4.
None of the precincts represented
v completely counted when the re
turn was maae. ......
-rourpreclncts In Linn county In
complete, give Wood 19; Johnson.
. Four precincts In Wasco county.
incomplete, give Johnson 27; Wood
PORTLAND., May 21 At 8:30
o'clock tonight, a half hour after the
polls had officially; closed in today's
primary election," voters In some
Multnomah county Drecincts who had
been m line before the closing' hoar,
were still waiting a chance to vote.
the ballot was so lengthy and com
plicated snd the vote so heavy it
was not expected ' that any figures
wouia be available, until after 9
o'clock. It way considered likely
that many election boards would re
Wire all of tonight and the greater
Part of tomorrow to complete their
The first complete precinct, from
Multnomah county (Portland) gave
Johnson, 81; Wood. 24; Hoover. 14
and Lowden 12. Scattering returns,
incomplete, from state precincts, did
not indicate at an early hour what
the final count might show."
While-Johnson was the Bole can-
oiaate on the ticket standing against
the league of nations as at present
constituted, and received the v otes
Of all SUDDortere of that view, bal
lots of voters favoring the league
wui . reservations were divided
among Wood. Lowden and Hoover,
worts were made by the Wood
managers during the closing days
of the campaign to consolidate the
ote opposed to Johnson In favor of
ood, and in this effort Hoover's
state campaign committee joined.
The anti-Johnson vote was divided
tmong the three pro-league asplr
Jtts, and some ' few votes were
. Coasted also for Poindexter who had
ithdrawn from the contest too late
, for h,s name to be removed from
the ballot. -
Ha lev" Renominated.
la the firs rnnn-Mdnnil district
Representative W. C. Hawley was
re-nominated by the Republicans
without opposition. - There was no
1 Slanctt's Early Lead.
' Iaahe second (eastern Oregon)
district. Representative Nicholas J.
omnott Is running ahead of Owen
TO VETO RESOLUTION
House Lacks 17 Yotes Neces
sary to Override Antic
First Returns on City Election
Indicate Evans and Moffit
Returns on the city election from
two of the Salem precincts show a
lead of George E. Halvorsen over
Otto J. Wilson. Incumbent, for may
or, while W. D. Evans la leadlaC
Earl Race, incumbent, for city, re
corder, and Verden M. Moffitt is
ahead of J. ' T. Welsh. Incumbent,
and . the two other candidates for
chief of police.
For mayor and recorder the lead
ing candidate will be elected since
only two are in the race for each of
fice. For chief of police the two
highest will be nominated as candi
dates at the general election In No
vember unless the leading candidate
should have a majority over all the
.other three men.
For the reason that the state, na
tional and district ballot of both the
Republican and Democratic parties.
the peace treaty and indorsement of j and also the vote on the nine ref er-
the league ot nations covenant as
adopted at Versailles without chsnge.
Chamberlain did not declare him
self on this issue during the cam
paign here, but his opponents cited
against him the fact , that he sup
ported certain - proposed reserva
tions to the league of nations cove
nant In the final days of the contest
over that measure In congress.
Staafiekl Leads. Abraham. .
For the Republican nomination for
senator. Robert N. 5tanfleid of Port
land was leading Albert Abraham "f
WASHINGTON. May. 21. The
senate resolution, repealing the reso
lution by congress declaring a state
of war with Germany and Anuria
was passed today by the house and
made ready for immediate dispatch
to the president, who Is expected to
veto it. S
The vote was 228 to 139. and was
along ftrlct party lines except that
19 Democrats joined the Republicans
In supporting the mesa a re. while two
R publicans Kelly of Michigan,
and Fuller of Massachusetts op
From the sixe of the Republican
vote, it was clearly Indicated thai
the resolution could not be passed
over the veto of the president. The
senate vote on the passage last week
wss 43 to 38.
The house total lacked 17 votes
pt the two thirds necessary to over
ride the veto. Seven Democrats
1 against the measure, which was a
substitute for the -honse resolution
were paired, with Republicans fsvor-
Spokesmen for both parties an
nounced a willingness to enter the
political campaign on their present
. Only one Democrat, Representative
Huddleston of Alabama, expressed
fear of possible political consequenc
es. He declared the Democrats were
riding to defeat because of their
course in regard to the question of
peace and asserted that If the San
Frand-'co convention approved Pres
ident Wilson's tresty - position It
should nominate him for a third
term "so he could go to his defeat.
Other Democrats warmly defended
the president, wliile the Republicans
EMERGENCY BOARD OF
STATE TO BE CALLED
MONEY FOR SOLDIERS AID Ml'ST
RE PROVIDED SOON
ApiToprtalioo Needetl to Start Air
plane Forest Patrol Hjgirwe
Society Needs FosmI
Governor Olcott said yesterday
that a meeting ot the state emergen
cy board doubtless will be called
within the next month to coadder
unpaid claims under the service
men's educational aid art. and th
question of financing the state air
plane forest patrol pending action
by congrrsn a lo will be taken up
The 8 25O.000. appropriation made
by the special session ot the legis
lature last January for educational
aid of service pnen has been -x
bausted. snd unpaid claims amount
to about IC ooo. The emergency
board is ex;ected to authorise cer
tificates of indebtedness to cover the
A bill pending In congress provides
a 850.000 appropriation for airplane
patrol on the Pacific coast. This
money, bowc.er. If the till passes,
will not be available before July and
the authorities are anxious to stait
the na'rol in June. At a conference
In Eugene Thursday, attended by
Governor Olcott, Colonel II. II. Ar
nold, who Is In charge of the air
service for the western division of
the army; State Forester F. A. El
liott and others, an agreemeat was
reached to place before the emerg
ency board the proposal to provide
funds pending the receipt ot icdcral
The board will be asked to provide
85000 or 810.000 for the patrol.
The Oirgon Social Hygiene soci
ety Is expected to ask tor an emerg
KAY LEADS TICKET
ON RETURNS FROM
19 POLLING POINTS
Kozer Distances All Competitors for Secretary of State in
Marion County Balloting and Stinfleld His WaHuviy
From Abraham Buchtel Is Awarded Tremendous Ma
jority Ortr Cousins Wood and Johnson Qoie Here
LUSK ON SUGAR
Incomplete returns rrceivcxl from ID of the 74 Totbf r-reel nets
in Marion county indicate that Thomas II. Kay, J. C. retry, Frank
Davey, Davil II. Lraney anl Ivan Martin were nominated for the
five seats in the lower house of the legislature in yesterday primary
election. This means they are electexl since there Is BO Democratic
Mr. Kay, with a total of 373 votes, leadt the ticket, with J. C,
rerry in second place. Early incomplete returns pave Mr. Perry
rotes. Mr. Ioney, with 277 votes was in third r4ace, followed cJae
ly ly Frank Davey. with 230 votes. Ivan Martin, who looms as the
suetTuful candidate for the cher seat in the house had 235 votes,
Incomplete returns show the fol
lowing results la the leslslatlve race:
E. T. Lusselle. 142; Frank Davsy.
220; T. L. Davidson. 123: 8. .
HsKhes. 141: Thomas II. Kay. 37i:
Joseph J. Keber. 14 9; David II. Loo
ser. 37: Ivaa G. Mart la. 231; J. C
Perry 290: Zadoe Rises. 174: J. M.
Watsoa. 13S; George W. Weeks. ISC:
W. E. Wright man. 199 sad Henry
Next la Interest to the legislative
contest la Marlon county was the
preferential presidential race. Latest
Incomplete re; urns early this saora-
ng showed that Leonard Wood wss
leadlag with 292 vote, with Mr.
Johnson second. Mr. Wood had
279 vote. Frank O. Lowden was
Incumbents of Two County
Offices Doubtless Defeat
Incomplete returns from 19 of the
county's 74, precincts assure the
Destination of Oscar Steelhammer
for county assessor over Ben F. West,
now holding that office, and J. F.
Jones with the latter In third place.
SteelhammerVJias 394 votes. West
184 votes and Jones 94.
Lloyd T. Rigdoa apparently , has
defeated A. M. Clongh for coroner,
an office that Clough has held for
nearly 25 years. The Incomplete re
turns give Rigdon 333 votes to 29
Not Market Price, But Price h wU ;
- - s' Vk e I bert Hoover, fourth, with a total of
raid dt urocer oasis lor i so vot
2 Per Cent Profit
endum .measures are being counted
ahead of the .city ballots only these
meagre returns were available last
night. Salem precinct No. 9 showed
a lead for the two proposed charter
amendmenta and for annexation of
the fair grounds. Precinct No. 13
had not returned a count on the
The vote as received from the two
Kalem No. 9
For mayor Halvorsen. 30; Wil
For recorder Evans. 33: Race.
' For chief of police Moffitt, 23:
Morelock. 14: Pstterson. 4: Welsh
Amendment to increase salary of
police chief to 81800 Yes. 36; no.
Relative to method of Daring for i commandant of the Nuevo Laredo
street nnd allev intersections Yes. I garrison tonight advised the Mexl-
Adolfo de La Huerta, Late
Governor of Sonora Is
J LAREDO. Texas. May 21. The
20: no. 22.
For annexation of fair grounds
Yes. 28; no. 22.
' Salem No, 12
For mayor Halvorsen. 152; Wil
For recorder Evans. 149; Race.
For chief of police MofHtt. 107:
Morelock. 43; Patterson. 34; Welsh.
MRU 13 KILLED
j MEXICO CITY; Mexico, May 22-The late preMetd,
V. Carranza, who lied horn this city on May 6 and who took
fKght into the mountains of Paebla following a battle near
Rhiconada was killed at one o'clock Thursday morning at
ytaxcclahongo, accora -ere' eon
Events in U. of 0.-0. A. C.
Track Meet at Corvallis
CORVALLIS. Msy 21. Oregon
Agricultural college won the state
inter-collegiate track and field
championship for the fourth consecu
tive time, here todsy. defeating the
University of Oregon trackmen 80 Vi
to 50 V4. Oregon forfeited the re
lay after It became apparent that it
would not loe to the trackmen the
Foster. Oregon, won the 100 and
220 yard dashes: Snook, O. A. C
taking second in both of these events.
Foster slso won the broad Jump. O.
A C. athletes took the three places
in the 440 yard dash, shutting out
the Oregon runners.
can vice consul at Laredo that Adolfo
de La Huerta. governor of the state
of Sonora and recognised leader of
the revolutionary movement, had
been elected provisional president ot
Mexico. Confirmation of the report
was unobtainable from 'other Mexi
can sources late tonight.
PORTLAND. Or, Msy 21. Deal
ers In sugsr who exsct a profit based
upon replacement cost of the com
modity are considered by the depart1
ment of Justice to be profiteering
and liable to Indictment under the
Lever act, according ton announce
ment made today by Assistant Unit
ed States Attorney Lutk. who has
been plseed In chsrge of Investiga
tions in Oregon as to alleged sussr
profiteering. Two grocers hs-e
been found to have violated this rul
ing and have claimed Irgnorance as
their excuse. Mr. Lusk said.
"The margin of two cents a pound
fixed by the attorney general as the
only profit cn subar which the d
partment recognised as lawful. Is
the largest margin grocers hare
I charged In the history of their bul-
i nevs ana u is utterly unjuturiaoie m
any merchant to take advantass or
the recent advances by exacting a
profit based, not upon the amount
which he paid for the sugar, but on
a market price which he has not
paid. Mr. Luik declared.
CRASH IN GRAIN
- PITS A BEDLAM
Kelly to Attempt Record
Stockton Flight Sunday
EUGENE. Or.. May 21. Lieuten
ant R. M. Kelly of the. ninth aero
bquadron. who has been stationed
here with his De Hsviland airplane
for two weeks, hopped eff this af
ternoon for ' Blaine. Wath.. intend
ing to leave that city early Sunday
morning for Stockton. Cat.. In an
attempt to establish a world record
tar tltan nf tlmo 11a nmmlal
his friends this afternoon that hoi
will stop here for breakfast Sunday
morning. He says be expects to
mske the only other stop at Mon
Wreckage of Values Totaled
13Mi Cents for Corn, $1.75
Barrel for Pork
CHICAGO. May 21. Millions nf
bushels of grain were flung sudden
ly on the markets today by holders
who had become unnerved. Prices
quivered and then collapsed. The
strain and Its violent result was at
tributed mostly to sweeping chances
announced in railroad operation anJ
to nation-wide tightening of credits.
Wreckage of vslues totsled 13 1-2
cents a bushel on corn. C 3-8 on oats
snd 31.75 a barrel on pork.
Tonight, owing to the tension cre
ated, every brokerage house In Chi
cago was calling for heavily Increase
margins on all open trades and there
was pro pert of another strenuous
For vice presided Henry Cabt
Lodge was In the lead with 78 votes,
while Elwood Was hi art oa was sec
ond with 37 votes. William Graat
Webster wss la third place with 38
In the contest for raited States
senator. R. N. Staafletd was leadlag
Albert Abraham by a heavy plural
ity. Mr. Slaafleld had 239 votes,
while Mr. Abraham's vote totalled
Koaev's Le4 Heavy
Sam A. Koser for secretary of
state, had distanced all competitors
ia early returns and with a contin
uance of the early trend of returns
he should carry Marlon county by a
Returns received up to 2:JS
o'clock this morning showed that
Mr. Koter had a total of 24S votes.
hlle his nearest competitor, Frl
Lock ley bad 70 votes. W. D. Wood
was In third pises with 55 vote,
while H. F. Jones was la fourth
place with 47 voles. Vernon Par
sons received 29 vote, with E. L.
Centura ia last place with 3C votes.
Fred liuchtel. for member of the
Cregoa public service eomnUU
had a wide margin over his of poo-
eat. Edward M. Cousin. Mr. Bchtl
received a total of 205 votes, while
Mr. Cousin had 9 votea. .
Neither W. C. Hawley for repre
sentative for congress from the fltst
co a trestles a 1 dUtrlct nor C. L. Haw
ley. candidate for dairy scd food
commissioner had any opposition.
The same wss true of Henry -
Bean. Ileory L. Iteasoa. Lawrence T.
Harris and Thomas A. MeBride. can
didates for Justices of the supreme
Delegate Race U Cloe
The vote for office of delerate to
the Republican Natloasl convention
for the ngm last ion of president and
vice-pre. Id eat of the Ta!te4 Ftstea.
from the state st large, follows:
Ilaaiel Doid. (: R R. l!atJr. 89;
Crge J. Canseco a. 23; Charlea II.
Carey. 70; W. E Cossptoa. 71; Wil
liam L lUrrUoa. 4 4; Oliver U.
Hicksy. 4: Joha K. KoJiock. 21:
Ftaafield MacDoaald. 41: E4ward A.
Mac Lea a. C3: N. C Marls. 32; Wal
lace McCamaat. 85; Cearsd P. Ot a.
82; Joha L. Raad, 59 aad Jassea .
Early returns show thst Meesrs.
Bailer. Carey. Co rap tow aad Mae
Camaat received the highest vote
of these candidates aad prvbabty
will receive the tadorseesest of the
Mar low roaaty voters.
, Wrtgtif as Raw tWrOwc
For delersles to the Rrysh:aa
eattoaal eoueeaOoa for th aetsiaa
t;q of candidates far presUewt aad
view presiiral of the tailed F'.atee
froTu the First cowers toaal d.scrVt,
Walter Tooje. Jr.. of TaahCI tossy
ay. aad Fraak T. Wrlchtaaaa ef Mar
lea eossty received the tsderseaesl
rf the Marica eossty electorate ta
Che early r-taras.
Mr. . Wriihuaaa was Iead!sg ta
this contest with 125 votes, with
Mr. Toosa seeoed wrth 121 votea.
Joel C BvHi was credited wlia 9 7
votes sad . J. Adas with 8 votea.
Ia the contest for electors mt frea
Ideot aad vkw president, the ecsteet
la Marion cowaty ta elaea. bal earty
returns lactate list Joseph Hsrae,
Clarecca tfXchklaa. O. fx Ivaaho.
Joha Y. Richardsoa aad Charles E.
Lock wood received the tadorarsseat
of the local Vetera.
Mario Favwrw Chsasfr wlaiaw
The voe la this coat est waa as
follows: Joseph lis so. 112: F. S,
Ivsahoe. l; tlereaee Hotcaklsa, 9:
Joha Y. nichsrdsosu 101; Walter II.
Robw. 91; Hsrrtet C Ilea dee. & aad
M. C George. 74.
ta the Drasocratlc contest for
failed Ktsita senator la Mario
cowaty. Ceorse E. ChasBhertala was
leading Harvey C Starkweather by
a sabstaatlal vote, aad probably will
carry taw cowaty by a larcw major
ity. Ia oary a few p red acts lass
tar received was the vote la favor of
Kozer Leading in AH
Counties Heard From
At 1 o'clock this mors!sg th
Portland Oreroalaa reported
that Sam A. Koser was leadlag
for secretary of state la every
roaaty that had beea haarl
KILOS TO RE BUILT.
ALBANY. Or.. Map 22. Ten
years' supply of timber for the mak-
Earl Reynolds, after four years ofiing of alios and other wood products
effort, today earned the coveted "O waa aecursd through a recent deal
when he took flrt place In the two j put over by the .Alco Wood Products
mile run. Bartlett and Cossman of 1 company, which has Just Increased
OrerSn took first and second nlaeetlts caDltallzation. It has purchased
In the discuss throw. Abbott of Ore- a mill near Anlauf. hsvlng a capac-
won the bso vara run. nty of so, ooo feet daily.
LEADING IN COUNTY
With the aljtht boards la practt-iof the measures, on the face of
available retaraa. win go ost ot isis
Rural owners took a conspicuoja (candidates on the
part In the general selling rush that (only very scattered
precipitated today's big smash 4 In
It was said also that heavy p
sure came from houses with Wail
street connections. The outstanding
certainty was that liquidation of
great magnitude had commenced and
tally every pollin. place ta Martoa
county devoting. thHr first efforts
to a count of the vote accord-M the
and ojeicre re
turns were obtainable on the meas
ures under consideration at a late
hour last nlrht.
These, however, were safflrat to
show that the trend of the vote la
Marlon county ia favorable to all
the nine meauree with the excep-
was wholly unchecked when the ses-ltion of that providing for the reslo-
elon came to aa end. with quotations Iratlea of capital punishment la
at the lowest point reached and the Oregon and the measure chaatreg
trading pits a bedlam. 'the gubernatorial saccesaloa. Both
roaaty with an adverse vote.
Both the ciemeatary school s&!3
are measure asd the tseasarw pro
dding add.tioaal stale aid tor the
"nstltstioas of hlfher learning seeea
to be veil oa the way to a favorable
tote la this coasty. ta spit ct or
ranlied orpoNltVoa to both taeaAares.
The masrw provld:sg for aa ta
crease ia the limit or slat tadebt
edaesa for road purposes from 2 to
4 per ceaL early, retaras Isolate,
will carry la this con at y. aMhowsh
the figures last eJcat were too Clowe
sad too sneagre to Justify way prw
dlctlohs ta e'.taer dlrtcUoa. .