The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980, April 01, 1921, Page 1, Image 1

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Friday generally fair; cooler In
tost portion; moderate westerly
the Statesman receives the leased
w Ire report of . the Associated
Press, the greatest and most -reliable
press association In the
world. ,
Non-Partisan Opponents in
, fi. Dakota Nominate Can
didates to Run Against
- "Present Incumbents.
'Series of Constitutional Am
: endments Will Also Be
r Initiated
' DEVILS LAKE. N. D.. March
j,LPolltlcal factions opposed to
the Nonpartisan leaguts in North
-.Dakota, in convention here, tqday
-ordered a recall election on or be
fore November 8 directed against
Governor Lynn J. Frailer, Attor
ney General William Lemke and
; Commissioner of Agriculture 4.
. X. Hagan. .
B. A. Nestos ot M inot was
Unanimously nominated by the
Untl-Nonpartlsans a? their candi
date for governor I oppose Gov
ernor 'Frailer. Swelobjorn John
'son, chairman of the state Demo
cratic central committee, was
nominated aa a candidate for at
torney general to oppose William
Lemke. Incumbent. . .
-' D. K. onipiey oi uiritiiiniMi r
ellned nornlnatlcra as i candidate
for commissioner of agricnlture
ad labor to oppose J.' N. Hagtn.
He Insisted it should be given to
an American Legion man. The
recommendation was left - open
and-the committee of 42 was
given power to select a candidate.
. The action of the convention
came after .an all-afternooa de
bate on a resolution proposed by
Treinwell TwitchelL
.' First Recall Against Governor.
' .This is the first time In the
history of the United States that
I recall election has been ordered
itaiost a governor, or other high
nate officials, delegate asserted.
: 'The brain child of aociallstle
' fegime the recall having been
; flaced on - the statute book of
. .forth Dakota by the Nonpartisan
league, has grown up in four
rears and threatens to destroy ita
'arent, T. G. Nelson,-secretary
ff the Independent Voters asso
ciation, said.
J : Bond Issues Proposed.
! Decision (o initiate a series of
constitutional, amendments was
made tonight at the conclusion of
lUe Convention, ine propusru
.amendments would provide for a
.five-million. dollar bond issue to
4m m kANila s t V7s K T Ir st anrl fn
u uvuub vi tiviiu svanvsi
'the payment "of the debts and lia
bilities of the Dank ot North Da
kota, -and in the payment of the
. .dents and liabilities of the Bank
of North Dakota; bonds in the
amount' of 12.000.000 to be used
. to retire bonds ot the North Da-
t-.A- til m n a . t
oi Mm m cievator company, in
Repaying debts of the company.
- and in "completing and operating
the state-owned mill and elevator
'at Grand Forks
: flnnd f I9A AAA ira nrn.
posed to be used In retiring bonds
and discharging debts of the
'ortn Dakota Home Builders'" as-
, sociation. .
: By the proposed amendments,
the maximum debt limit of the
state would he fixed at $7,750.
000. except that bonds could be
1ved secured by first mortgage
.cn real estate in an amount not
to exceed 50 per cent of the value
of the property mo r gaged.
K BISMARCK, N. D.. March 31.
.John n. ifagah. atjfte commis
isioner of agriculture and one of
three members' of the state In-
(Continued on page 6)
Whether the Salem road
iir8 by taxation in Marion county for the improvement of
highways, will depend upon the success of a committee
.-Kuiieu last nignt to comer
. .cua wun relation to purchasing
-OritfnaJly. Marion county
,vo,uw, wjth the understanding that this money would De
I'naicned dollar for dollar by funds raised through taxation
rjrther proviso was made that the money should be expend
Win the Various district in which it was raised.
.Th bonds then were apportioned to the road districts
.or the countv; with h roenif thnf nil nf them are subscribed
l.Wlth the f rronfirtn a CQA AA
vlem district purchases these
' u '"" amount or monev Drovided by the county tnrougn
.Jjjon. but, will make itself conspicuous by being the only
J.rjjy in Marion county not included in this year's road
"umung campaign.
Adjutant General White Receives Warning Front Commander
Galbraith of American Legion and Efforts ire J
Stop Organizations Perpetrating Fraud
daft on a wide scale is bring
carried on thoughout the country
by Individuals and organizations
claiming to represent the interests
of disabled war veterans. A warn
ing to this effect was received yes
terday by Adjutant General
Oeorge A. White, rnmeber of the
national executive committee ot
the American legion from Com-
munder Galbraitb. who requested
that the warning be given the
widest possible publicity.
Masquerading under "the claim
that they are working for the na
tion's war wounded men. and tak
ing advantage of the tremendous
public desire to assist the disabled
men of the country, gratters are
securing large sums of money, the
warnings stated.'
"At the present time there are.
several groups ln iie United
States attempting to build up or
ganizations, ostensibly for the
care of the disabled". Commander
Calbralth's message states, in
vestigations conducted by national
headquarters have yet to disclose
one of the organizations that is
soliciting funds from the public as
entitled to that support. The Am
erican legion is determined that
Plaintiff Given Judgment For
Only Three-Elevenths
Of Property
That Elmer Enes Is entitled to
a three-elevenths interest in the
property for which he paid to
Estella Pomeroy $1500, and that
eight-elevenths, or the remaining
portion of -the property belongs
to C. T. Pomeroy, was1 the decis
ion rendered i yesterday morning
by Judge G. G. Bingham in the
circuit court at the conclusion of
the trial of Elmer Enes vs. C. T.
Pomeroy and Estella Pomeroy.
Though It was expected that
the defense would put Mrs. Pom
eroy on the witness stand yester
day, for some reason she was not
called, though Mr. Pomeroy was
again called upon to testify.
mTmm is
All Passengers Reported As
Saved in Accident Near
, Port Townsend
REATTLK, Mar. 31. Tito
teamship Ciovernro of the Ad
miral line, en route from 8an
Pedro, Calif, to Seattle, ram
med the freighter Wert Hrt
land, bound from Seattle to
1 lorn bay an! aank Iter, off
point Wilson, near Port. Town
send, WaKh... shortly before
midnight, according to meMta
ge received by the port ward
en's wireless operator here.
A later report said all pas
aengerti were aved.
Portland Has 82
Fires in March
PORTLAXD. Or.. March 31.
Eighty-two fires occurred in Port
land during March, according to
figures compiled by Fife Mar
shal Grenfell. Burning flues and
roof fires caused 51 fires. Dur
ing February there were 90 fires,
cf which 42 were from sparks or
Ibuu.lng flues.
district will receive $80,000
wun local DanKers ana tin-
road Donas in a nice amount.
voted bonds in the sum of
tA Qalom TTnlps.4 the
bonds it will not only lose a
I Bl
Made to
the sad plight of its disabled com
rades Phall not form ithe basis ot
undertakings which! savor of graft
and fraud. . ' -
"There is no deaihe to Interfere
with the local activities of any
organization soliciting public sup
port for purely locjal enterprises,
ttitt the public should be on guard
against .solicitation of funds. Tlx
benefactors should fee that a con
siderable portion )f the money
they contribute does not go to
maintaining expensive headquar
ters, to payment of salaries, per
sonal expenses and (the lika. Th
public should be adjvised to deter
mine that each one! of the dollars
contributed should) go in ful to
the benefit of the disabled.
! "One of these organizations re
cently solicited a contribution or
$25 each from iver soo local
branches of a national business
club. While the Anerica lesion
seeks the eoppera.fhiu of all lefciii
mate organizations j in carrying
out a real and lasting solution of
the problem of the war's disabled,
it emphatically warns the publit
to be on its guard against organ
izations which cannot stand inves
tigation." PUS IE MADE
j Aerial Activities Are Discus
! sed; Unit Buying Con
i templated
Views which may become the basis
of the , Harding administration's
aviation policy were exchanged at
the war department tonight wherr
Secretarles Weeks, Hays and
Hoover and Acting Secretary of
the Navy Boosevelt met to discuss
the aerial activities and needs of
their deportments.
It was decitlea that in the Inter
ests of economy, standardization
of certain types of machines to be
used by the war, commerce and
postoffice departments, and unit
buying could be inaugurated with
out injury to the services. At
present each department does its
own buying and experimental
work. It was also concluded that
a standardised plane, suitable for
the postal air service, and com
mercial work, could be developed
along lines that would permit its
use as an army bombing plane..
The Question of unification ot
all government aerial activities
under one bureau or a separate de
partment was discussed.
Two Governmen t Agencies
Watching Case Are
o 1.
President Harding began his
diagnosis of the railroad situation
today by consulting the two gov
ernment agencies that have kept
a close watch over the nation's
transportation during readjust
ment. For more than two hours he
was closeted with E. E. Clark,
chairman or the interstate, com
merce commission and R- M. Bar
ton, chairman of the railroad
labor board, in a conference de
signed to provide data on every
angle of the railroad problem.
Other onferences with railroad
managers and emproyes are ex
pected to follow.
Decision was deferred on the
appeal of the railroad employes
department of the American Fed
eration of Labor, announced at
Chicago, for a Joint meeting of
railway executives and railroad
workers. White House officials
declining to comment ' until tne
federation's te'Iegram was offic
ially received.
Details of todaya conference
have, not been revealed but
It has been Indicated there
was no disposition to attempt de
cisions. It was said the presid
ent was holding his mind open
until he had gathered all availa
ble information.
Information laid before the pres
ident is understood to have includ
ed figures on railroad earnings.
At the same time the conference
had before it the petitions of
shippers for lower freight rates
and pleas of tb,e railroad employes
against wage reductions.
One feature said to have been
given attention was the' relation
of freight schedules to volume of
traffic. Some railroad executives
have expressed the opinion that
the rates are so high as to curtail
traffic and reduce earnings whUe
others have taken an opposite
view. '
In the background waa the
question of possible government
Hundreds Stand for Hours
n Rain Reverently Pay
ing Tribute to Roman
Catholic Cardinal.
Prelate is Characterized As
Statesman, Legislator
And Educator
BALTIMORE. Md., March 31.
James Cardinal Gibbons, arch
bishop of Baltimore was buried to
day wii'n evry honor of the Ro
man Catholic church.
Into the cathedral, of the As
sumption of the Blessed Virgin
Maryahout which the cardinal's
Hfo mtnlvpil nnured Drelates of
eyal rank, diplomat and states
men trom wasmngion, niK"
and federal officials and members
of his own flock. Outside in the
rain, were massed hundreds who.
unable to enter the church, stood
reverently for three hours while
the pontificial requiem mass was
being sunt;.
During the long plctnreful ser
vice Archbishop John J. Glennon
of SV, Louis, eulogized the late
cardinal ns the "itreat leader and
soldier the great legislator, the
er-visioned educator, the great
patriot, the kindly, gentle" old
Ceremony Is Simple.
The service ended shortly after
one o'clock after the cardinal had
been absolved of all sin. and the
long recessional streamed out.
With the tall of evening, tender
hands lifted the frail body of the
churchman frOm the great purple
catafalque on which it had rested
in state for four days and placed
it in a simple coffin of cardinal
purple. Then the casket was
borne to the-white marble crypi.
under the sanctuary, in which ix
other archbishops are aealed. A
simple ceremony, and then the
door to the vault closed.
In this manner James Cardinal
Gibbons, was laid to" rest beneath
the cathedral in which he bad been
baptized, in which he had been
consecrated to the service of God.
in which he had been named the
youngest bishop of his- time and
in iWh'cb he had been elevated to
archbishop and cardinal.
The cathedral was half filled
when the head of the processional
entered shortly before ten o'clock.
The laity were seated from the
rear of the church forward to the
foot of the candle-lighted bier. The
forward part of the cathedral wasa
reserved for the clergy.
Scholar and Diplomats Come.
Into the church to organ music,
filed a double eolumn of seminary
choristers. Behind them came
priests. There were the whjte
surpliced secular clerr and then
members of various religious or
ders. The abbots and arch-abbots,
bishops and archbishops. Cardi
nals O'Connell and Begin and
Archbishop John Bonzano, apos
tolic delegate, filed in from be
hind the altar.
Members or the racuity of the
Catholic university in Washing
ton, entered, wearing their caps
and gbwns. The scholars with
their hoods of blue and red, or
ange land gold, turquoise and
greon land the churchmen of high
rank In their brilliant ceremonial
robes seated themselves with the
whiteisurpliced clergy.
Arh-bi8hop Bonzano, celebrant
of the mass, seated himself on the
throne of the late Cardinal Gib
bons. Chanting, his assistants ad
vaanced to the altar and from it
bore back the vestments of black,
silver embroidered. Rising, the
celebrant divested himself of his
mourning robe of purple and clad
himself in the vestments for the
mass. Then wearing bis white
mitre he stepped from the throne
and followed the assisting priest
and acolytes, moved to the altar
steps where he knelt.
For nearly an hour the chanting
continued as the archbishop read
from a great tome.
At last the celebrant returned
to his throne. In the pulpit ap
peared Archbishop Glennon. who
delivered the eulogy.
After the funeral sermon. Arch
bishop Bonzano; stepped to the
bier, kneeling at the foot. Then
the solemn Gregorian chant was
sung. It previously had been
heard only in Rome at the funeral
of p pope.
Then came the final absolution.
To ihe chant of priests and choris
ters, five archbishops entThcled the
catalfalque twice, the first time
casting holy water on the body,
the second time incense.V Then
with priests in white choirclothes
surrounding the b!er and he apos
tolic delegate and his assistants
knHeling at the fctot. the audience
bentHls head in fjmal prayer.
By tH time t lye rain had stop
ped. The "recessional moved down
the center aisle, and passed into
the churrhvrd where the waiting
thousands that attended the cere-
( monies dispersed. j
I The mass was ended.
Manager of Marion Hotel Rep
resents Oregon at New
- Orleans Session
A. N. Pierce, manager- of the
Marion hotel, was elected delenate
io the National Greeters' conven
tion to be held in New Orelans
May H to 11, at a meeting held
Wednesday by Oregon Greeters.
There were 75 greeters in atten
dance and a lively contest was
staged for the honor of represent
ing Oregon at the convention.
Pierce was closely pressed liy J.
Lyle Weaver, cashier of Hotel
Portland, and Glenn B. Hite.
manager of the Washington hotel,
but his opponents fell short of the
strength they expected to muster.
Carl Schreiter. assistant mana
ger of Hotel Portland, who is a
member of the board of governors
of National Greeters, will attend
he convention.
Combination of Firms Ille
gally Handle Fireworks
Is Charged
CHICAGO. Xrar. 31. Evidence
that bribery of city officials en
abled fireworks manufacturers
and dealers to violate Ihe law, in
directly leading to the explosion
Tuesday which killed at least six
and possibly nine persons, has
been found by investigators, ac
cording to John'C. Camber, state
fire commissioner.
He quoted emproyes of the Sin
ger and Shafer company, manu
facturers Of the fireworks which
was believed to have caused the
explosion as saying that the firm
frequently was warned against
manufacture and storing of fire
works within the city, and that
when city inspectors came they
were taken- into the cellar and
given money. This practice was
ionowea ny otner similar firms,
it was said.
Max Singer, nephew of William
Singer of the company, was re
arrested tonight. Jacob Zimring,
bookkeeper for the company, also
was (retained following his testi
mony" today that a combination
of firms illegally handling fire
works existed.
Week Awards
Statesman Classified
Ad Contest
Each week the Statesman
will give three cash rewards
for the best "stories" about
Statesman Classified Ads.
The awards will be announc
ed each Tuesday morning;
1st reward. $2.50; 2nd re
ward, 1.50; 3rd reward,
Contestants must see that
their "stories" reach the
Statesman office before Mon
day morning of each week
in order to be considered.
Ist Week's Awards.
A number of very inter
esting "stories" were receiv
ed last week, and the judges
have decided upon the fol
lowing as the winners:
1st reward., $2.50. Mrs.
Grace Keuscher, 1535 North
Church, Salem.
2nd reward. Miss Esther
L. Thompson, route 8, box
67, Salem.
3rd reward. Miss Teddy
Kirk, Indian school, Cherua
wa. Oregon.
Out of the large number
of stories received, the Judg
es have decided that the fol
lowing should have compli
mentary mention and will be
published in future issues.
1st. Rovena Eyre, 119 0
Oak Street.
2nd. Miss Lula Koschme
der, 295 South 27th street,
3rd. Evelyn White, box
412. Newport, Oregon.
The story winning first
complimentary mention pub
lished in full below: the oth
ers will be published in fu
ture issues or The States
man. Watch for them.
Finding a Home by a Clarified
Retty Taylor had just come to
Salem with her parents. Mr. and
Mrs. F. A. Taylor and her big
brother Bill. They were looking
for a comfortable home here in
Salem. They had now been here
tive days and had not bad much
snrreHB Thev were sfavinr at
one of the best local hotels but
were anxious to buy a new home
and be .settled before BPtty and
Mill should have to start to
school. One day "Father" Tay
lor was waiting for "Mother"
Tylor in the lobby where he hap
pened to pick up a Statesman and
" r-T tianefnr at a tew paxes
came to the Statesman classified
f t m
(Continued on par. e 6)
Problems Involved in Collec
tion of Indemnity Discus
sed With Senator Lodge
By Viviani..-
This Country Will Never
Know Gratitude of France
Says Ex-Premier
Problems involved in the collec
tion by France of reparations
from Germany were discussed by
Rne Viviani, envoy cxtraordin-
try from the French republic,
with Senator Lodge, chairman of
the foreign relations committee.
and other American officials, at
a dinner tendered the former
French prsmler tonight by Am
bassador Jasserand.
M. Viviani. in conference with
Senator Lodge and George W.
Wlckersham. former attorney
general of the United States, after
the dinner, reviewed at some
length results of the" recent Lon
don conference In which the al
lied reparation demands were re
fused by Germany.
".Moral Support" Asked.
Those close to M. Viviani .were
emphatic in disclaiming any re
quest by him for material aid to
France, stating that he suggested
only the extension of "moral sup
port" by the United States in
what was represented to be a
grave international situation con
fronting France.
Viviani addresser! a mM9 nf
greeting tonight to the American
"I have acceptec the mission."
he said, "with a deeper Joy. as by
entrusting me with the mandate
of bringing to President Hard
ing the wishes which friendly
France forms for him and for his
administration. I could have the
opportunity through you, to hail
Arqerica, whole America.
'l came here in other times,
tragical and dark, which, how
ever, shine for me with all the
enthusiasm projected by the
"You may Imagine the sacred
emotion- which I. felt' when I re
turned. Let me express to you
this emotion In my message.
"Never America, whole Ameri
ca, will know the gratitude of my
country for her.
"From the Atlantic to the Pa
cific, from north to south, our
minds find anew the generous
sons and valiant daughters to
whom we owe so great a debt.
- Nothing Can Rreak T?s.
"Nothing will ever break the
ties of the heart which unite
France to your rrpubiie. France
who ha? suffered so much for
right, who asks only for justice
and who hopes for the salvation
of humanity through a better
The statement Ifeaded "mess
.irp of his excellency, M. Rene
Viviani. former premier of France
and envoy extraordinary of the
French republic, to the president
of the United States," was regard
ed as clearing up officially the
precise status under which he
was received by the government
State department officials have
stated that the former French
premier presented no formal cre
dentials upon his receDtion hv
the state department but was re
ceived with the verbarStiirod
tum oi .Amoassaaor JusseraTra as
a special envoy of France.
linn in nnnn in
Directors of Oregon And
Washington Organiza
tion Elected Soon
PORTLAND. Ore.. March 31.
Pending the selection of 16 direc
tors of the recently organized Ore
gon and Washington canning and
preserving company, headquarters
offices, are to be opened in this
city to carry on the project of op
erating existing fruit packing
plants and to arrange with fruit
growers to deliver their crops this
ear to Pant.v in Western Oregon
and Washington
New capital will be obtained to
relieve the distress of fruit grow
ers and packers. The personnel of
the consolidated corporation will
be announced next week. Will L.
Finch of New York, who has been
active in promoting the, company,
has returned to Pueet Sound to
iai i j tuivuftu iui luc. vidians ui
the organliatlon. u
Man Who Tried Suicide Re
moved From Deaconess Hos
pital to County Bastile
B. E. Otjen. a farmer of Polk
county. Who failed In his attempt
at committing suicide by shooting
himself Wednesday night whiles
sitting in an automobile in front
of the residence of his wife at
1144 Ferry street, was taken fronH
the Salem Deaconess hospital yesi
terday and confined fh the county
jail, following a hearing on k
charge of threatening to commit
a felony.
The charge was. preferred by
Chief of Police Moffitt. Otjed
pleaded not guilty to the chargtj
and his bail fixed at $1000 which
he failed to furnish. ;!
Artel- the shooting affair, Ot?
jen was takers to the hospital
where it was found that he bad
received two bullet wouhds, one;
in the forehead and the other ioj
the side. Though neither waunti
is of a serious nature, it is the
opinion of the attending physic,'
ian that both bullets are embed-;
ded In the flesh and an X-ray
will probably be taken to locate
them if possible. At present they
are causing little annoyance and
the patient became restless with:
the confinement of the hospital
and was therefore removed to thi
county jail. J
The date has not beenfset fori
the trial. ,
: : ,t
Illegal Acquisition and Con4
solidation of Competl--
tors Charged
Austin Nichols 'and company, a
Virginia corporation, engaged in
the wholesale grocery business
with headquarters ' at Richmond,
has been rited by the federal trad
commission, under the Clayton act
to answer complaints of illegal ac
quisition and consolidation of com
peting .businesses, it was announc
ed today. ,
Wilson and company, Chicago
packers, in 1919 controlled the
Fame packing company, the Wil
son Fisheries company, operating
five fish canning plants in Wash
ington and Alaska, it waa said.
Anticipating the decree in the
governmentVuit enjoining packers
from engaging in unrelated lines
of business, the complaint further
avers, Wilson and companynter.
ed intosan agreement with istock
hoolders of the Austin, Nichols
company and of the canning com
panies under its own control for
a consolidation through a new cor
poration. This agreement, it U
alleged, was carried out In the or
ganization of, the Virginia corpor
ation now cited.
President Will Hear
Amnesty Committee
President Harding agreed today
to receive on April 13 representa
tives of the political amnesty
committee, composed of delegates
rrom the farmer-labor party, the
socialist party, the civil liberties
union, and other organizations
who will hold a mass meeting here
then to present amnesty petitions
to congress. The date is the sec
ond anniversary of the imprison
ment of Eugene V. Debs.
Twelve Packers Accept
Terms of Agreement
welve independent packing con
cerns, all of Chicago, informed
the department of labor today of
their acceptance of the agreement
reached last week by the five big
packers and their union employ
es. 1 . ; -
Resignation of Art Teacher Is
Tendered to School Board After
Five Years' Work in This City
After serving for, five years as
art instructor in the Salem public)
and junior high schools, Mrs. L. D.
Sheldon has tendered her formal
resignation to the Salem school
board, to take effect at the clo&el
of the present school year. Mrs.
Sheldon has received an attractive
offer from Chicago to continue her
art work there but it is not known
whether or not thin will be ac
cepted. Dr. and Mrs. Sheldon came here
from the east at the time of the
latter' appointment to the local
position, until the past
several months, when they pur
chased a country place near Port
land.' It is understood that Mrs.
Sheldon plans jto enjoy an extend
ed rest in that place beginning ac
tivities again in the field of art.
Mrs. Sheldon's resignation is
cause for the Utmost regretamong
those who realize t'e value ot her
careful, efficient work among the
girls and boys of Salem. Unde
ner direction eider pupils in tne
Decision to Make Another
Appeal to Spaulding For
Arbitration Reached At
' Meeting Last Night. 1
Speaker Sees Ho Chance
For Low Pay While Cost ,
Of Living Stays Up
Official information given out
ati 11:45 o'clock last night .rel
atlve to the executive session of
the local timberworkers' union,
following the public address at
Union ball by Otto Hartwig.
president of the State Federa
tlop of Labor, was to the effect
that no action further than that
provided for in the public meet
ing was taken. The recommen-. .
dajions of Mr. Hartwig Were dis
cussed at length. '! . j"
As the situation sow is the
. executive committee of the Cen
tral Trades and Labor Council
and the ways and means com
mittee of the Timberworkers'
unjon will today uln appeal to
Mr! Spaulding fo- arbitration.
Mrt Hartwig, speaking relative
tp the aafsestlon that the Spanl- '
dinr company be placed on the
unfair list, cautioned the work-'
ersi as, to tb seriousness of this'
step and said he did sot believe
It would be necessary. He pre--dieted
that the i controversy -would
be settled by arbitration.
There is but
ihe. Charles K. Spaulding lagging
yumysuj can correct its mistake
and insure harmonious industrial
relations ' with Ha employes, and
thai is by submitting to arbitra
tion the wage question now at la-
sue." ..; ., ,:
This ; was the statement made' by
Otto Hartwig, president of th -Oregtm
State Federation of Labor.
In an address before the employes
of the Spaulding company and
representatives of the central
trades and-labor council last night.
In case the employing corporation '
w ..?ot cond to arbitration,
Mr. Hartwig said It then would be
up to the timberworkers unlon.ot
which a majority of the employes
are members, to take whatever ac
tion they may, consider proper, to l
bring about a settlement of the
existing differences.
Living Costa Remain Tp.'. ' v '
"From my observation of cond
tions there appears to be a feeling
among employers that wages
should be lowered because of the
widely advertised 'reductions' in
the cost of commodities,'! said Mr.
Hartwig. "A, far aa I have been
able to determine the greater part
of these so-called reductions in the
cost of living are a myth, and are
not supported by tacts.
"The situation, as It confronts
the workers aassembled here to
nigb. is acute. Not only for the
reason that you men have been
thrown out of employment, but be-'
cause of the unrest that, res alts
from conditions such as prevail -here
at the present , time. The
great trouble with our country, as
it affects labor. Is the fact that
employers have failed to take the
workers Into their confidence. Aa,
a rule the employer confides in bis
employes when conditions are al
leged to be bad. but 1 venture to
say that you have never heard ot
an employer takeing his . workers
Into his confidence when prices of
commodities are advancing. '
Spaulding Criticised.
? "Labor and employers should
maintain mutual confidence In
each other, but this is impossible
in the instance at issue because of
the attitude displayed by- Mr.
Spaulding. The Spaulding Logging
company la laying the foundation
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eighth and niffth grades have beerc
given a thorough course in pen
and ink work, industrial art has'
been Instituted and commercial
advertising has been conducted on
a. practical and interesting scale.
Mrs. Sheldon is recognized as a
most capable woman who has had
fplendkl preparatory training, In
cluding two yearsat the Woman's
Art school, and one year at the
National academy. New York City;
two summers at Ypsilanti normal
Michigan: one summer at Har
vard; one summer at the Prang
School, Chicago; one summer' at
the New York Chatauqua: two
years "Pen and Ink;" with Earnest
Knaufft. New York; one summer's
ttevel In Europe and). 18 years ex
perience ift teaching la public
schools. ,
Manv nleasant friet.fcin. v.-
been made during Mrs. Sheldon's
cars nere ana tnoiut who vw
er, deplore the announcement r
ier severance from i th ,imia
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