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TIIE OREGON STATESMAN, SALEM, OREGON
FRIDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 18, 1921
LIBOR ASKS FOR
Effort Made to Check Drive
Chicago, Feb.1 17. Labor today
appeared before the railroad labor
board In an jpffort to check th
.railway executives' drive against
national agreements. This drUo,
D. M. JeweU.) chairman of the
employes committee, declared,
wail Intended to obscure the open
phop movement and an attempt
tr ciuh organized lab r.
-Mr. Jewell requested that the
employes be allowed until March
1 4 tc complete their rebuttal lo
the railruad.i. He als pi-op-WK'd
that the case Le thrown oct &bd
that, the points be tal.tii up In
conference between the carriers
and the employes.
Protest immediately was enter
ed by H. T. Whiter of the carriers
committee, against delay and to
proOKals of further conferen-;-?s.
He declared that the question the
hoard faced was niereiy wh iiher
Jie national agreements should be
continued. Frank P. Walsh, coun
sel for the brotherhoods. likenHl
the principles being lard down by
HOUSE PASSES FREE
TEXT' BOOK BILL
Measure Is Charged As
Coming From School
i Trust of State
The discussion over Senator
Hank's bill to provide free text
books for pupils of public schools
exceut liiEh schools resolved itself
the board to those of the supreme, arund the question of whether the
Now is .the time to Ret
busy and spray that orchard
or those fruit trees. We
carry a copiplete stock. In
eluding the famous Oil Spray
that gave such fine results
last year, Sulphur and Lime,
both dry arjd solution. Bordo
spray, sulphur, lime, blue
After the hard freeze of
last winter1 you will rind that
It will pay you to give your
. trees a : good spraying this
season In order to get the
best results. All size pack
ages, for ope tree or a thou
D. Al White &
Phone ISO1; 255 State St.
court in its early history. He ald
that the utterances and acts of
railway executives indicated that
if not restrained they would "ren
der the transportation act emas
culated and abortive, this board
ill be destroyed insofar as its
efficient functioning is concerned
and we shall have endless turmoil
and instability in the railroad in
dustry." He declared that if the carriers
did not comply with the law the
employes would Inform the public
as to "the real situation" in an
attempt to prevent congress from
enacting law for financial relief
The carriers are attempting to
dip their hands in to the United
States treasury and extract $750.-
000.000. which is only their in
itial effort," he asserted.
Mr. Walsh reiterated the right
Of the employees to organize and
act as a unit and declared such
action was contemplated in the
: STRIKES A SNAG
(Continued from page 1.)
; EYES!! tf
The eye is the most
delicate responsive piece
of machinery ever assem.
bled in nature's work
shop. Through the chor-
V 3 it x 1 1 1 J.
om mat aarK purpie coat
ing nexthe retina the
blood flows that carries
off the waste and builds
up the eye again. Thus
some eyes become young
' again and glasses are dis
carded. Consult our op
resentative Treadway, Republican.
Massachusetts, failed to give the
necessary unanimous consent.
The bill was thus left overnight
with three possibilities, all de
pending on maneuvers by Repub
lican . leaders. It may be sent to
conference, referred again to the
ways and means committee, or an
attempt may be madj to have the
house concur in th senate amend
ments. Mr. Treadway declared the bill
"Is a lot worse now with all of
these amendments." He was said
by several members to hav ex
pressed a fear that, the oresident
"might slim that bill and get the
whole Republican party in a
As for the second emergency
measure which. If approved by
Mr. Hardin?, is to be rushed
through the extra session, Repub
lican leaders were apparently In
accord. It is proposed to make it
comparable to a permanent tariff
bill or its rates would be based
on information gathered in the
hearings just concluded.
The . president-elect will be
urged to lend his support on the'
ground that checking of the im
ports through an additional tariff
would permit revival of American
Industries and that it also would
duty of j supporting the schools
rested on the state or the parent
when that bill came up for final
passage jia the house yesterday
afternoon. Tile vot; was 29 in
favor of the bill. 28 against it and
three irtembers were absent.
Speaker Bean, in speaking from
the floor urged the passage oMhe
bill as a means of break, ng the
school trust in this state and fore- j
ing the price of school books
down. The opponents to the bill
interpreted' the bill as coming
from the sehool trust and that its
passageimeant playing right into
the hands of the trust that is rob
bing the people of the state and
Representative Kay of Marion
objected to the bill on the grounds
that it would work a hardship on
many taxpayers. He cited the
numerous appropriations and tax
levies made during the last few
years in the interests of the edu
cational: program of the state,
which he said had strained the
taxing power .of the people to the
very limit. He held that there
was no general demand In the
state for such legislation.
Representative Davy attacked
the bill as coming from the school
trust and was upheld in th a by
Representative Fisher who said
that the school books for this state
were already contracted for until
1925, under contract made in
1919, and that this was a scheme
of the book trust of the stat- to
rob the people of more money.
Proponents of the bill estimated
that the passage of the bill would
bring about a reduction of 20 per
cent in the price of books'since the
state could buy at a much smaller
figure than the individual parents.
The question of sanitation also
entered ' into the argument.
The vote on the bill was: " I
Yes Burdick, garter, Fletcher.
Flint, Gordon of Multnomah.
Hammond.. Hindman, Hopkins
Hoford, Hard, Johnston, Korell,
Kubli, Lee, Leonard. Lynn, Mc
Donald.! McFarland, Miles. North.
Overturf. Richards. Shank, Shel
don. Sloan, Stone, Wells, Wright,
No Acheson, Allen, Deals,
Belknap. Carsner. Cary, Childs,
Davey, Egbert, Fisher, Gallagher.
Hubbard, Hunter, Hyatt. Kay.
Kinney,; La Follett. Looney,
Marsh. Martin, Miller, Peirce,
Perry. Powell, Roberts. Shlria,
Absent Bennett. Cordon of
committee on banking, providing
for the sale of securities of savings
and loan and building and loan as
sociations and for the issue of de
benture bonds based on the secur
House bill 313. introduced by
the ioint committee on roads and
j highways, and providing protec
I tion for sub-contractors, material
! men and laborers performing la
bor for the state, was round ae
fective and was indefinitely post
poned. House concurrent resolution No.
7. introduced by Lynn, and pro
viding for the appointment of a
committee to investigate benefits
of a uniforjn accoountlng system,
was adopted by the senate.
A house joint resolution re
quiring the display of the Ameri
can flag on schoolhouses, in
church and at other public places
on Mothers' day. was adopted.
Reduction of Overhead Cost
Necessary for Proper
Official Staff Returned
To S. P. and S. System
HOUSE SESSION IS
- STORMIEST OF YEARS
(Continued from page 1.)
order was restored. Blanton de
clared that he too had been men
tioned by Texas papers for the
senate. Then nothing could be
heard, for the uproar got beyond
The attack was the culmination
of many made heretofore by mem
bers who charged Mr. BIanto
was continually blocking legisla
tion by points of order.
KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 17.
The farmers grain marketing
committee of seventeen, appoint
ed by the American Farm Bureau
federation to devise cheaper mar
keting methods, tonight announc
ed it had voted to recommend for
mation of a non-stock, non-profit
corporation to be known as the
National Sales agency which
would handle the marketing, of
grain after it leaves the producer.
The organization would be co
operative with growers of grain
taking membership. They would
then effect an agreement with lo
cal co-operative elevators or a lo
cal grain growers association to
deliver the grain either on the
basis of a sales contract or a pool
ing contract. The local elevator or
grain growers association then
would contract with the national
sales agency to handle the grain
The plan calls for ownership of
terminal agencies, warehouse cor
porations, finance corporations.
export corporations and service
departments by the national sales
The service department would
fuhn.sh accurate information, on
conditions which affect the grain
trade. Transportation, legal, sta
tistical and other departments
would be included. .
It is planned to have member
ship subscriptions furnish the ini
tial capital necessary and later the
running expenses would be cov
ered by a minimum handling
charge on grain.
Where local elevators and grain
growers associations do not exist
the sales agency would undertake
to form them.
The plan as announced tonight
was simply a fundamental outline.
The committee now is working
out the details.
SALARY BILLS HAVE
PASSED THE SENATE
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WASHINGTON. Feb. 17. The
shipping board must practically
wipe out its overhead expenses be
fore the American merchant mar
ine caii successfully compete with
foreign shipping interests. Chair
man Benson declared tonight be
fore the house committee investi
gating the board's activities
He said efforts had been made
to cut down expenses. Until they
are reduced to rock bottom, he
said, the government merchant
fleet would be seriously handi
capped. When he became chairman, he
said he was "impressed by the
fact that the shipping board's
personnel was unnecessarily
large," and took immediate steps
to reduce employes.
Chairman Walsh asked about
rumors Involving R. W. Boiling,
brother-in-law of President Vil-
son. who is .treasurer ot me
Admiral Benson said Mr. Bol
ling had told him an attempt was
being mads to create the Impres
slon he was guilty of wrong-do
'I -was satisfied after talking
with him," said the admiral
''that there was no basis for such
rumors, but later on hearing
other similar reports, I instructed
the head of the board's division
of investigation to go into the
matter. He did so and reported
there was no ground for the ru
mor." Admiral Benson also declared
there was no basis for the state
ment of Col. . II. Abadle. form
er comptroller general, that be
had been "railroaded" out of his
position by Martin J. Gillen, for
mer executive assistant to the
There was no "frame up," the
committee was told.
"Accounts under Colonel Aba
die were mixed up," the admiral
said. "I was impressed by his
zeal and earnestness, but felt he
paid too much attention to de
tails." Referring to the board's fleet
of 2o7 wooden ships, tied up in
the James river, Virginia, the
chairman said negotiations were
in progress for their partial sale
at $25,000 each.
Questioned by Chairman Walsh
as to whether any persons In po
litical office had interfered with
operations of the shipping board.
Chairman ' Benson declared em
phatically that no one ever had
attempted to dictato or obtain
PORTLAND. Ore.. Feb. 17.
Annual elections of directors and
officers of the Spokane, Portland
and Seattle railway system and
proprietary lines took place today,
result nr in the return of Presi
dent W. F. Turner and others of
the official staff.
By reason of the;S. P. and 8.
company being a Washington cor
poration, the election or tnat cor
poration was neiu ui muwuni,
Wash. ' " .
Trustees of the Oregon TrunK
railway company, elected toaay
are: W. F. Turner. Portland;
Ralph P.udd, St. Paul; O. it.
Plummer. Tacoma: A. L. Miller.
Vancouver and Charles A. Hart,
Portland. W. F. ; Turner was
chosen president; Robert Crosbie.
secretary and controller; Charles
nose, treasurer : ana r-awm
Pearson, assistant secretary.
The directors ot tne Oregon
Electric railway company were re
W. F. Turner. John II. Bur
card. Russell Hawkins. George II
Kelly. Edward .i oomngnam;
Charles A. Hart and Robert Cros
bie. W. F. Turner was chosen
president; Robert Crosbie, secre
tary and controller; u. u. nose.
treasurer and Eawin rearson, as
negative votes coming mostly from
the Multnomah delegation, ine
governor is given control oi tne
bridge until he shall have collect
ed tolls amounting to more man
uriggs wen. i see mis jtir
they are going to make a tig fuss
about the landing ot the Pllftlta
Griggs Bat It's too lata to da
$1C2,000, the amount uue me j anything about it now. It cia't
state by the county. ' b neipeq. ,
Heat of Red Peppers
Stops Rheumatic Pain
The penetrating heat of "Red i The moment you apply Red Pep
per ituo you ieei 'ibb tingling
heat. In three minutes it warns
the congested spot through tad
When you are suffering so yoa
can hardly get around, just get a
Jar of Rowles Red Pepper Rub.
made from red peppers. It easts
little, at any drug store. The
quickest relief known awaits yoa.
Use it always for colds la chest.
PeDDer Rub" will bring almost in
stant relief from the pains of
rheumatism, pleurisy, colds. lum
bago, neuritis, backache, strains,
sprains, sore muscles and stiff,
Penetrating heat Immediately
frees the blood circulation that
carries off the congestion and pain
Nothing has such concentrated,
penetrating heat as red peppers.
House Votes Control
Of Bridge to Governor
Representative Gordon's bill to
rive the governor control of the
interstate bridge between Port
land and Vancouver. Wash., across
the Columbia, passed the house
yesterday morning with but seven
fcfW Id) a I lo
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L LEWIS CIGAR MFCCaKcvMidl
Borah Refuses to Abdicate
Judgment to White House
Classified Ads. In The
Statesman Bring Results
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SCOTCH VOOIM MILLS
42G State Street SALEM, OREGON
terson. 1 Ryan. Smith. Strayer,
Senate bill 141, by Lachmund.
proposes to increase the salary of
the state tax collector from $2500
to $3000 a year. On this bill the
vote was as follows: '
For Bell, Eberhard. Eddy, Ed-
waras. nail, Hume. Jones. Joseph,
uaenmuna, Aioser, Klckelsen, Nor
blad. Porter. Robertson.. Stanles.
Thomas Vinton. Riiner.
Against Ellis. FarrelL Gill.
La Follett, Patterson, Smith, Stra
Absent Banks. Dennis. Hare.
Senate bill 219 by Thomas.
proposing to increase the salary
of the state engineer from $3000
to $3600 .received the following
For Bell, Eberhard. Eddy, Ed
wards, Ellis, Hall. Hume. Jones.
Joseph. Lachmund, Moser, Nichel
sen. Xorblad Robertson, Smith
Staples Thomas Upton Vinton.
Against Farrell, Gill. Hare,
La Follett, Paterson, Porter, Stra
yer. Absent Banks, Ryan. (
Only one bill failed on final
passage-in the senate yesterdav.
This was senate bill 352, by the
WASHINGTON, Feb. 17. No
tice was given in the senate to
day by Senator Borah, Republican.
Idaho, that he would not "abdi
cate" his Judgment to that of
President Harding during the next
Senator Borah's declaration
came in a clash with Senator Mc
cormick. Republican. Illinois, over
disarmament. The latter had
charged that the naval disarma
ment proposals of Senator Borah
would "disarm" Mr. Harding in
arranging for a general disarm a
Disclaiming any desire to em
barrass Mr. Harding, Senator
"We have heard much criti
cism of waiting for a nod from the
White House. Congress has been
accused of abdicating not only its
Judgment but its functions. Let
me say. without disrespect to the
president-elect, that I shall not
abdicate my judgment any more
during the next four years than I
hare during the past eight.
Mistress (to butler) Why is
it, John, every time I come home
1 find you sleeping?
Butler Well, ma'am, it's this
way: I don t like to be a-doing
notning. Paris Journal Amusant.
THAT NEVER HAPPEN
y I woo lp you give me oneA
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Any breaking out of the skin.
even fiery, itching eczema, can be
quickly overcome by applying
Mentbo-Sulphur, declares a noted
skin specialist. Because of its
germ-destroying properties, this
sulphur preparation instantly
brings ease from skin irritation.
soothes and heals the eczema right
up and leaves the tkin clear and
It seldom fails to relieve the
torment without delay. Sufferers
from skin trouble should obtain
a small Jar of Mentho-Sulnhur
from any good druggist and use
It like cold cream. (adv.)
We have just receired from
New York a large shipment of
Men's High-Grade Crepe De-
Chine and all-Silk wide-stripe I
These Shirts are New York's
latest, and priced on the New
Crepe De Chine Shirts.. $7S5
Also the Latest Patterns in Beautiful
Silk Knit Ties, prices at. $1 and $2
Men's Wear Store
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Latest style In goods worth while from which to make your selection
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HOUSE OF BARGAINS
373-377 Court Street
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