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TUESDAY MORNING APRIL, 1192
TTTE OREGON STATESMAN. SAmi! OREGON
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Rosenbluth, Wio is Accused
Of Murder, Signs Ex
CASE TAKES NEW TURN
Confession of Pothier Denied
Y By -Account Sworn To
, By New Suspect
. TACOMA.I April 18. Another
te in the Investigation over the
" manner in which Major Alexan- j
der Cronkhite, son of Brigadier'
uenerai A. ; Cronkhite, met his
death at Cainp Lewi in Novem
ber. ',1918, occurred today when
Prosecuting Attorney J. W. Sbel
den made public the sworn state
ment of Capt. Robert Rosenbluth.
aow accused -with Roland Fothier,
ft former enlisted man of the
n order of Major Cronkhite. The
statements were made n the of
fice of Assistant United States
Attorney John E. Joyce. New
The publishing of Rosenbluth's
statement, which covers a two
day axemination on March 2Stli
and 29th forms a complete denial
of the text of the alleged confes
sions of Pothier. as made public
by the prosecuting attorney here
Not only does the Rosenbluth
statement deny that Rosenbluth
held any conversation with Poth
ier previous to the death of Ma
jor Cronkhite. but the statement
MUote3 Rosenbluth as testifying
that be did not know until some
time after Cronkhite dropped to
the ground dead that it was a
bull-U which had killed him. Ro
penblnth thought it was heart
feature, he is quoted as testify
ing, as Major Cronkhite had come
from the camp hospital but a few
days before after a serious at
tack of influenza.
Pothier's alleged confession on
Satarday quoted him as declaring
that Rosenbluth had not only in
utrncted him to kill Major Cronk
hite but described the directions
and detailed orders in which the
aliened murder was to be carried
out. Pothier's alleged confession
tat"s that Poithcr followed in
structions and murdered the ma
jor because he was following out
the orders of a superior officer.
FRANK BAKER AND HIS TWO DAUGHTERS.
with all? her glorious
curls, her smile and
, cheer fuljspirit' comes
CIT THIS OUT IT IS WORTH
Cut out this slip, enclose with
5c and mail it to Foley tt Co.,
2835 Sheffield Ave.. Chicago, 111.,
writing your name and address
clearly. You will receive, in re
turn a trial package containing
Foley's Honey and Tar Compound
for coughs, colds and croup; Fol
ey Kidney Pills for pains in sides
and back; rheumatism, backache
kidney and bladder ailments; and
Foley Cathartic Tablets, a whole
some and thoroughly cleansing
cathartic for constipation, bilious
ness, headaches, and sluggish
bowels. Sold everywhere. (ad rK
Showing the back view of 22 of
Salem' most prominent business
rae; coesg their names and win
$25 in cash prizes.
Where The Big Pictures Show
What You'll See
ZaSu PittB the Most Origi
nal Comedienne of the
Screen In a Delightful
Play of Love and Laugh
ter. A Side-Winding Ford Model
of the Vintage of 1902
Hitiing On Its One Cylin
der. A Human Biped With
Trained Ears Wigwag
ging the S. O. S.
Gastronomic Operations of
' Hotel Boarders.
The Bus That Meets All
Trains Versos the Flivver
That Jumps All Fences.
Other Features Too
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Miss Ethel Craig of Quinaby
spent the week-cad at the J. U.
Mrs. V Butsky who has been
visiting her invalid brother in
southern California for Mio last
, three months returned homt a
few days wo. She thinks ("aii
fornia a fine country but says
rirocnn is better.
C tlmr and Mrs. V. !
Riches c-f Turner spent Wi-tlncs-j
day afternoon at the home or Aira.
W. .!. Hadlsv.
W. J. Hadley, C. Cumminjrs and
family, Fred Wood and tamily
and John Thomas were among the
Salem visitors aSturday.
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J. FraokJIn Baker, tbe former borne ran king. uad U
dnoghters, Ottille, on tbe left, and Janice. Baker eioce the
death of bis wife took to farming aod quit tbe pame. Tliir
year, howerer, after be reoetred sereral tern fifing offm. Le
decided to go back in tbe fraj and Cry to forget, lie at
present in training in tbe SoutL, and with him are Eei to
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Information Gathered On
Freight Rates May Be
Used by Commissioner
1EARM TO BI? AW
US'TOUS MAM. JlNS) iwmtt wv m t UAit mi nt,m
tittllMIW ACT BOOtOCT AMI TXJUO WTTHOUT ART COST TO
ca. occamu sr twlarcut mvitnu ma&atjuu
r amous Axnsn.
'tpumlettta laatiuctiow and Local TIbmh
Data which may be of use In
the future relative to freight rates
particularly lumber rates, wera
gathered by Fred G. Uuchtel.
member of the public service com
mission, on his recent trip to
Washington, D. C, and other east
ern cities, frpm where he re
turned Saturday. Mr. Buchtel in
quired particularly into the south
ern pine situation, and was :n
conference three times with John
E. Benton, solicitor for the Na
tional Association of Railroad and
On the return west he rode the
engine of one of the Chicago,
Milwaukee & St. Paul railway
acroas tbe Bittef Root mountains i
in Washington, during which he I
made observations bearing on the i
application of Puget Sound citit. j
for a rehearing of the grain rate
The commissioner gathered con
siderable information bearing on
'speeding up service" methods of
Jtreet railway lines which may be
of use later in this state.
Mr. Buchtel conferred at
length with Clyde B. Aitchison oi
the interstate commerce commis
sion, formerly a member of the
Oregon public service commrsion.
and says Mr. Aitchison is deeply
Mitcresced in r.ll quest. ons pertain
ing to Oregon.
Considerable observation cf
highway development in the ea.it
was made by Mr. Buchtel and ho
declares the west is far ahead in
the making of modern highway.
Ballston and Amity to
Furnish Broccoli Acreage
No new men came forward yes
terday to enroll as broccoli grow
ers in the immediate Salem dis
trict. But members from, the
Oregon Growers Co-operative as
sociation in the neighborhood of
Ballston are preparing to plant 21
acre3 of broccoli, and those
around Amity will plant 23 acrep,
while several in the Wheatland
neighborhood expect to put out
one to five acres each, and they
hope to secure 20 ,acres in all
there, for convenience In shipping.
The seed for all these growers
will be furnished by the Oregon
Growers Cooperative association.
Everything looks favorable .ror
a good deal more than 200 acres
in all of broccoli in the Salem dis
trict, including the nearby sec
tions of Polk and Yamhul counties.
WAS IX DEO THREE IJAVti
Mrs. Josie K-eC 17 N. Exu.r
St.. Tulsa, Okla.. writes: "I was
in bed three days with my back.
I took Foley Kidney Pills and in
two days was at my work again.
I cannot praise your medicine too
much." Foley Kidney Pills stop
bladder irregularities and streng
then the kidneys. They help el
iminate from the system the
poisons that cause backache,
rheumatic wins, stiff Joints, sore
muscles, swollen hands and feet,
puffiness under the eyes. Sold
everywhere. ( ad v )
Date is Announced For
Conference on Power
Percy A. Cupper, state engi
neer, has set Friday, April 29, as
a tentative date for a conference
of Oregon and Washington offic
ials in Portland relative to the
proposed lrmatilla rapids poweH
project. Data resulting rrom me
meeting will be forwarded to the
federal power commission. Mar
vin Chase, hydraulic engineer for
the state of Washington, will
represent that state and Mr. Cup
per and others will represent
Labor Commission Hears
Ple?s for Sweeping Wage
BOARD WILL PROCEED
Ninety-Three Lines Make an
Appeal to Proceed With t
CHICAGO. April IS. Eastern
railroads appearing before the
railroad labor board opened their
c1rive today for sweeping wage
reductions for all unskilled labor
and, in some instances, for shop
and train service "employes.
Over the protect of the labor
organizations, the board decided
to proceed with the consolidated
wage hearing of disputes certi
fied by 93 railroads although
there are three vacancies on the
board because congress has not
yet confirmed President Hard
ing's appointees and one mem
ber is absent. Five members, a
quorum, remain however.
Scores of exhibits, most of them
dealing with the cost of living,
and wages for similar labor in
other industries, were filed as
carrier after carrier laid Its evi
dence before tb-e board. Nearly
two score roads had finished
their presentation when the ses
sion adjourned. Following aro
test earlier in tbe day by thoj em
ployes, the board had "xteftded
the lime limit for each side's; tes
timony to five days of five hours
each. . :r 'r
Tn opening their pleas fof wage
i eductions the carriers 'declared
there had been a widespread re
duction of wages of from 10 to
SO per cent, and that the .Cost
of living had receded tteadllyitor
several months. ;
"The latest department of, la
bor figures, for the period ending
December, 1920, said Mr, Wal
ter, "show a decline in the ipBt
of living of 7.4 per cent fromihe
peak in July, 1920, when pes
ent wages were established. The
national industrial conference
board figures show a decline: of
17 per cent by March, 1921.'ia
Numerous exhibits were fiied
tc show that the cost of living: in
July. 1920, was 104..1 per cent
more than in 1914,; while Ji in
The woman whose first
band was a success Is to be at
ed f possible. . She is likely
be a pest.
March of this year It was 67 r
cent greater. '
Additional eastern roads wl4
appear tomorrow after which
western roads will have their in-Jiing.
Trust Your Eyes to Us "
Scientific Optical Service
Eyes Examined Glasses Fitted.
Yonr individual case will receive
the attention of our expert .
Jewelers and Opticians
Phone 1265 Salem, Oregon
Heat of Red Peppers
Breaks Chest Colds
Ease your tight, aching chest.
Stop the pain. Break up the con
gestion. Keel a bad cold loosen up
in Just a short time.
"Red Pepper Rub" is the cold
remedy that brings the quickest
relief. It cannot hurt you and it
certainly seems to end the tight
ness and drive tbe congestion and
soreness right out.
i When heat penetrates right
down into colds, congestion, ach
ing muscles and sore, stiff joints,
relief comes at once. Nothing has
such concentrated, penetrating
heat as red peppers. The moment
you apply Red Pepper Rub for
colds, backache, sore muscles, stiff
neck, lmbago, or the pains of rheu
matism or neuritis, yon feel the
In three minutes the congested
spot Is warmed through and
through. When you are suffering
so you can hardly get about. Just
get a jar of Rowles Red Pepper
Rub, made from red peppers, at
any drug store. You will have the
quickest relief known. (adv.)
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vestings, collars and point laces just received
Organdy and lacel collars
;29 45c, 75c, and 1.00 each
Point lacej; .75c, 98c and $1.25 per yard
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Oar Prices Always The Lowest
GALE & CO.
Commercial land Court Streets
Assist Xatnre. There are times
when you should assist nature.
It is now undertaking to cleanso
your system if you will take
Hood's Sarsaparilla the undertak
ing will be successful. This great
medicine purifies and builds up
as nothing eiss does Adv.
I-. E. Hennis suifered the mis
fortune to get a couple of ribs
broken while plowing in his or
chard last Wednesday.
Mrs. Walter Dlaco entertain "id
a few friends and relatives Sun
day eevning, the event nelng o
birthday anniversary for hersel!
and Mrs. T. E. Whitehead of
Turner. Refreshments of if'e
uream, lemcn punch and cake
wore served bv the hostess.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Wilson
were shopping in Salem Saturday
Mr. and Mrs. W. Fair spent
Sunday at Macleay at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Tavlor.
Mr. and Mrs. C. Wood of Salem
spent Sunday here with their par
ent. Mr. iind Mrs. F. T. Wood
Steinboclfs House of Bargains
Will Hereafter Be Known As
s Trading House
We have re-stocked our store with a new clean stock of "Ladies' ready to
wear" ciraplete furnishings for men and boys and a large line of crockery
and dishes. t ,
Our prices are ridiculously low; compare them before you buy elsewhere.
There was an old m an of Moldavia
Who had the most curious behaviour
, For while lie was able
He; slept on a table
That funnny old man of Moldavia.
Tuesday Special Boys ' Hats, all sizes, only
Take u (ilass of Salts to Flush
KidnrjH If lllmbler IVot licsr
Consumers Trading House
373-377 Court Street
Remember the Place
F-ating meat reularlv pven-
! tually produces kidney trouble in
S4me form or other. Bays a well
known authority, because the uric
acid in meat excites the kidneys,
they becoiu overworked; get
sluggish; clog up and cause all
sorts of distress, particularly
backache and misery in the kid
ney region: rheumatic twinges,
pevf-rp headaches, acid stomach,
constipation, torpid liver, sleep
lessness. bladder and urinary ir
ritation. The moment your back hurt?
or kidneys aren't acting right, or
if bladder bothers you, get about
four ounces of Jad Salts from any
good pharmacy; take a table
Kpoonful in a glass of water be
fore breakfast for a few days and
your kidneys will then act fine.
This famous salts is made from
the acid of grapes and lemon
juice, combined with lithia, and
has been ued for generations to
flush clogged kidneys and stimu
late them to normal activity; also
to neutralize the acids in the
urine so it no longer irritates,
thus ending bladder disorders.
Jad Salts cannot injure any
one: makes a delightful efferves
cent lithia-water drink which mil
lions of men and women take now
and then to keep the kidneys and
urinary orcans clean, thus avoid.
Ling serious kidney disease.
As so many people were unable to get waited on Satarday we are going
to give these Specials again Tuesday and Wednesday. We will not take
telephone orders for these Specials f,
Carnation Milk, per can. . .
Limit 3 cans to customer.
Libby Milk, per can ...
Limit 5 cans.
Ivory Soap, 5 for
Large package Citrus
6 lbs. Crisco .
9 lbs. Crisco
Large package Seafoam . .
Limit 2 to customer.
5 lbs. Peanut Butter. 35c
Limit 5 lbs. to customer.
Fancy Juicy Oranges, dozen. .20c
. $2 .25
1 gallon Amber Karo .66c
Limit 2 to customr.
Fancy Bulk Coffee, 5 lbs 83c
Limit 5 lbs. to customer.
Rosedale Peaches in heavy
syrup, 4 canh. 4 95c
Limit 4 cans to customer.
Light House Cleanser . 5c
Limit 3 cans to customer
7 lbs. Fancy Long Head Rice . . 29c
Limit 7 lbs. to customer
JelFO, 3 packages for ,25c
Limit 3 to customer
Jiffy Jell, 3 for:... 25c
Limit 3 to customer . s
We have the most complete stock of Canned Fruits ihdtVegetables ev
er offered for sale in Salem, at prices not equaled in Oregon
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