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10 BE HALTED
Letter to Secretaries Says
' Only Grave Emergency
Shall Warrant Expendi
NEARLY HALF BILLION
Condition Largely Inherited
From Late Democratic
WASHINGTON, May 3 Con
fronting deficiency estimates of
upwards of a half billion dollars
President Harding informed the
executive department of the gov
ernment today they must end the
habit of living beyond their al
lowances and then calling on
congress to make .up the deficit.
In a letter to each of his rec
retaries, ud In an extended dis
cussion at the cabinet moef.ng.
the president laid It down as a
policy that only grave emergen
cies should warrant expenditure
of public funds prior to their ap
propriation. Practice Held Dangerous
The practice of making such ex
penditures without congressional
authority was one of the most
"dangerous tendencies' of admin
istrative government-and one of
. the. greatest barriers, to national
At the cabinet meeting there
was some discussion of creating
a permanent commission to pass
Judgment on emergency expendi
tures which department heads
might recommend when congress
Is In recess or cannot be acted
upon Immediately. The sugges
tion did not lead to ft definite
decision, but so far as It took
form, it provided that the chair
man of the senate and .house ap
propriations committees and dir
ector of the proposed budget sys
tem should hold membership on
Drflrlencie Estimated j
Mr. Harding sent his warning
to department heads at the re
commendation of Chairman War
ren of the senate appropriations
committee, who pointed out de
' ficiency estimates before congress
amounted to $211,000,000 and
that others to be submitted prob
ably would bring the total above
1400,000.00. Wont of these sums
were said by cabinet officials to
have been expended by the lajt
administration or in projects in
augurated by it.
. Plans for the emergency ex
penditures commiHSion are to be
wien np later with a view
Load of Scotch Whiskey
- Taken at Kalama, Wash
KALAMA, Wash., May 3.
Jorty-nlne cases of Scotch whis
key were captured yesterday by
Sneriff Hoggatt and a squad of
epuues, who arrested H. Kabas
"in, r. W. Cordon, Clyde Mor
oa atrd P. j. Burns after chas
tofthelr automobile about a mile
The liquor was said to be val
ued at about $5,000.
HER MIL ELEMENTARY STATUTE
The May apportionment of the i
-mlll levy elementary tax of
the school fund for Marion coun
yn 143,014, according to figures
lurnlshed by the office of the
eounty superintendent of schools,
warrants for the various districts,
according to apportionment, are
ng Issued. About $150 each
nait year Is allowed tor each
JMher and where there are joint
cutrlcts, the fund is pro rated.
tond Is apportioned twice
! year and the remainder will
ae-irttainable in the fall.
.i . My apportionments by dis
lr,cj3 re as follows:
..J0' 1. Donald. $300; No. 2.
'wr Grove. $150; No. 3. Middle
,30: No Silverton.
K . ,'0; No- 6' Rosedale. $300;
lE'.V'tol. '15: No- 7- Subllm
"7. M50; No. g. Rickey, $150;
Mcleay Ko- 1. Ev-
eD' 1300 : No- " Aumsvllle.
150; No. 13, Manning. $150; No.
THE DALLES, Or., May 3. Explosion of the A. I).
Kern Construction company's storehouse at Mosier Sunday
night may have been the work of members of the I. V. V.
as a May day demonstration, according to Sheriff Levi Chris
man of Wasco county who returned today from the scene.
Foremen employed at the camp informed Sheriff Chris-'
man. he said, that 'they had heard some of the men dis
cussing the L V. W. and the proposed May day demonstra
tions and that it was the opinion of many of the men that
malcontents had set off the powder house.
A fire was built against the
aU 'MuJffi", ,
rj .- " Masuaaesiv ia asu ' v
of black powder.
Rocks were fou7fl scattered through Mosier from the ex
plosion which occurred half a mile away.
Many windows in Mosier were shattered.
Sixty cars of tourist.-? have reg
istered at the aiuo camp erounds
within the last thre days. 2S mak
ing camp on Sunday, Is on Mon
day and 14 on Tuesday. An
average of about eight out of ten
cf the cars visiting the grounds,
according to T. C. Albert, super
intendent, bear California licenses
although the owners arc- not Cali
fornia peple but easterners or !
middl westerners returning from
sie.iding the wiuler in th-; south
ern Pacific state.
Purine the first 20 days after
the penlni? of the ground on
Airil 10, 135 tourists registered
at the grounds and 134 picnick
ing cars visited for a day. The
states represented by the tourist
cars were Oregon, 38; California,
29; Washington, 37; Kansas, 2;
Utah, 1; Idaho. 2; Colorado. 7;
New York, 1; Minnesota. 3: Mon
tana. 5; Iowa. 2; Oklahoma, 3;
Illinois, 2; Michigan, 1; Nevada,
1; Ohio. 1; South Dakota. 1.
Among those who registered at
the grounds yesterday and Mon
day were Mr. and Mrs. S. D.
Brown and daughter. Portland,
?n route to Los Angeles; H. Chris
tensen and son. A. Christenson.
Seattle, on their way home from
a winter In California; A. Fisher
and J. H. Reynolds, Los Angeles,
on their way home from Seattle;
URS TO BE
Senator McNary Gets Im
mediate Action in Confer
ence With Frierson
WASHINGTON'. May 3. J. II.
AIIxts will m retried immediate
ly in the lower United Sta'ts
courts. This information was
given Senator Mc.S'ary today by
Solicitor Central Frierson of the
t'nited States department of jus
tice. Kvery particle of evidence bear
ing on the case will be submitted
by representatives of ;ho depart
ment of Justice, he said, and as
strong a case as possible present
ed. Senator McN'ary telegraphed
this information to Harrison (1.
Piatt, head of the Portland Bar
association, in answer to a tele
gram sent to him by members of
the Bar association.
OF FUNDS MADE
14. Jefferson. $600; No. 1.1. Hub
bard, $900; No. 16. Oak Grove,
$150; No. 17, Parish Cap. $150;
No. 18. Hall. $150; No. 19, Brush
Creek. $150: No. 20. Marion.
$400.50; No. 21. Gates. $180; No.
22. Pringle, $300; No. 23. Aurora.
$525: No. 24. Salem. $12,450; No.
25, Battle Creek. $150; No. 26,
Fairfield. $150; No. 27, Looney,
$150; No. 28, Iliihee, $150; No.
29, Rock Point. $150: No. 30. Lib
erty. $150; No. 31, Brooks. $300;
No. 32. Champoeg. $150; No. 33.
Kvans Valley. $150; No. 34. Belle
Passi, $150; No. 35, Silver Clirf,
$150; No. 36. Mission. $130; No.
37. Falrvlew. $150: No. 38, White.
$150; No. 40. Central Howell.
$300; No. 41. Hazel Dell, $150;
No. 42. Union Hill. $150; No 43.
Independence. $150; No. 44. West
Woodburn, $150; No. 45. St. Paul,
$450: No. 46. McKee. $150; No.
48, Croston, $250.50; No. 49,
(Continued on page 5.)
outside of the buildinir and i
.., mmU. M l i
N 3 DAYS
and S. Hammond. San
en route north: Mr.
W. Williams. Oakland,
from Seattle: Mr. and
P. Hill, ('arietta. Cal.:
M rs. .1
Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Woodard. Fres
no, on way north through Sound
country; Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Char
royne and A. McCurty. Seat tip, to
California; A. W. Harris. S. Pat-
A. Kaufman, Frank O
Alfrd Smith, Astoria, on
way south: Mr. and Mrs. H. K.
Phelps, Detroit. Mich., returning
home by way of California; A. C.
Moore, Portland; 11. Rains, Ho
quiam. on way to California: Mr.
and Mrs. William Webb, A. Webb,
Butte. Mont., on trip to Califor
nia: Mr. and Mrs. M. U. Alden.
Mrs. W. H. Kdson and daughter.
Pomona. Cal.. on way to Everett;
Mr. and Mrs. W. Herbert and fam
ily. Redmond, on way to Jackson
county; Mr. and Mrs. George
King and family, Pendleton, to
SAX FRANCISCO, Cal.. May :!.
Mrs. Mary Chiappara. mother
of the baby boy whose body was
found in the bay Monday, was
found late today sitting on a door
step about a block from thei
home. She was taken into cus
tody, and charged with murder.
Police believed her Insane.
Lxecuuve uommittee uiven
Power to Proceed With
uesoiutions demanding a new
trial for Henry Albers, who re
cently was freed from a charge of
violation of the espionage act by
the United States Supreme court,
were passed last niht at the reg
ular meeting of Capital Post No. !
of the American Legion. The res
olutions are addressed to the at
torney general of the United
The executive committee of the
legion was given authority to lay
plans and carry out a campaign
for presenting the bonus bill ques
tion before the voters of the state
before the special election of Jure
7. A round table discussion on
the tonus bill led by Allan Bynon
and Green ended the discus
sinn of that subject.
The slacker list for MaHcn
county, on which there are abou
15 names, was lead for the fl.'st
time before the legion.
Other matters cf interest taken
up were the organization of the
women's auxiliary and the Dase-
bail team which lias Just been ad
mit. ed to the Cherry City Twilight
league. The men voted to give all
of the help postible to the women
in the organization of their auxil
iary. Mrs. Walter Kirk has been
placed in charge of the worn of
"Chuck" O'Miilly, temporary
captain of the taseball team be
ing organized, announced the first
game in which !he service men's
team will take rart for May 13
with ihe bankers, who have alr,o
Just been admitted to the league.
He urged all men Interested in
baseball to try out for berths on
the team at once.
CHICAGO, May 3 Judge R
M. Barton of Nashville, Tenn..
was r-eiected chairman of the
United States railroad labor board
today for the coming year. Judtte
Barton Is a member of the group
representing the public,
SALEM, OKECOX, WEDNESDAY MORNING, MAY 4. 1021
i3 "o) j cr1 FEE1
Do Mo M
Secretary Hoover Tells Ways
And Means Committee
Inroads of Freign Trade
Must be Halted.
PROTECTION OF LARGE
ORDER IS DEMANDED
Other Countries With Depre
ciated Currency Put in
WASHINGTON, May 3. Im
mediate congressional action to
heck the inroads of German for
eign trade in the t'nitod States
was urged today by Secretary
Hoover before the house ways and
means committee. A revived Ger
man commerce, lie said, was driv
ing certain American line out of
He declared for a protective
tariff "of a large order" and
spoke favorably of the contem
plated change in policy as to the
basis of assessing import duties.
The committee is considering the
establishment of an American
standard of valuation to supplant
the system of levying tariff on the
value of imports in the land of
Xo Other Plan Seen.
Such a plan. Mr. Hoover sald, (
appeared to be the only solution :
to the problem of meeting sales by ;
Germany and other foreign coun-'
tries, whose currency is badly de-;
Germany continues the policy
of indirectly subsidizing her indus
tries. .Mr. Hoover said, adding
that on the basis of reports by fed
eral agents the subsidy amounts
to around 5 Oper cent of the pro
The methods pursued in subsi
dizing the industries of Germany.
according to Mr. Hoover, include
a heavy contribution to the rail
roads and other public utilities.
expenses for services, he said.
"which justly should be assessed
through channels not governmen
tal." Many local subsidies exist,
he added, all of which have an Tn-
direct effect on the selling prices
of German commodities abroad.
(icmian Method R.ioel.
The Germans accomplish the
program by the issue of unlimited
paper currency. Mr. Hoover said.
He expressed the belief, however,
that this policy would lead to "in-
He made it plain that while
subsidies were continued the Ger
man industrial nation was placed
in a position for cheap production.
He cited steel prices quoted by
German firms In neutral markets
as $12 a ton below
prices. Other lines of American
trad ewere suffering likewise out
side of the United States, he said.
Annual Memorial Observance Is
Proclaimed by Nation's Leader
WASHINGTON, May 3. The annual Memorial
flay proclamation setting aside May 30 as a holiday was
issued by President Harding today. f
"Whereas, this nation has been conceived in prayer
and devotion by men and women who were moved under
God to found a nation where principles of right should
form the lasting cornerstone; and
"Whereas these principles purchased at the price of
great sacrifice have been fostered by a worthy poster
"Whereas the great war has laid its costly demands
upon our land ; now,
"Therefore, I, Warren G. Harding, president of the
United States, do hereby proclaim Monday, the 30th day
of May, a day already freighted with sacred and stimu
lating memories, a day of public memorial. I invite my
fellow citiens fittingly to pay homage on this day to a
noble dead who sleep-in homeland, beneath the sea or in
foreign fields so that we who survive might enjoy the
blessings of peace and happiness and to the end that lib
erty and justice, without which no nation can exist, shall
"In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand
and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed.
Done in the District of Columbia, this third day of May,
in the vear of our Lord, 1921, and of the independence
of the United States the 145th.
"WARREN G. HARDING"
Eleven Judgments in Fore
closure Recorded Yesterday,
Most in Oaks Addition
KIven judgments in foreclos
ure of city tax liens were filed
yesterday and execution of the
judgments will be instituted ac
cording to law. ,
Ten lien? were against prop
erty in the Oaks addition, owned
b Grace Stephens, and one
against propVrty belonging to
Rosamond C. Allen.
I'nd'T instruction given by the
city council, Itay I. Smith, city
attorney, is takinp action upon i
all delinquent tax liens. These
will lie foreclosed unless action is
taken by . property owners within
a short time.
It is the intention of the city '
council to collect all moneys du?
and take up old warrants, whicli
are being held by local banks
mjainst property owners, or there
will be certificates issued against
their property, which will b'? sold
fbr all assessments not bonded or
Siewert of Salem Low
Bidder on State Barn
Albert A. Siewert of Salem is
the lowest bidder on a new feed
barn which the state will build
at the state cottage farm to re
place the'bafn which was set on
fire by one of he state insane
wards eaiployed Jon the farm a
year arfo. Sie)vert's bid was
$S200. 'Tred A- Erixon was sec
ond wilh a bid of. $S.j7.". The
contract was not awarded because
a quorum of the board of control
was not present, but probably
will be awarded today.
Company Sells Groceries
To Protect its Workmen
OREGON CITY. Ore
The Crown-Willamette Pulp
Paper company, which last week-;
posted a notice cutting all wages
20 per cent today notified its em
ployes that i norder to protect
them fro mthe merchants who
mitht be inclined to "profiteer,"
tha company would sell groceries
and case goods to its workers at
cost plus 10 per cent.
Sales will be made to employes
at the West Linn. Ore., and amas.
Wash., plauts of the paper com
pany. Pre-War Butter Prices
Are Reached in Chicago
: readied today
May 3. Pre-war
for butter wero i
when the market '
cents a pound for j
j dropped to
the bet creamery variety. 2 cents I
lower than Monday's prices. j
The price a mouth ago was 5'J i
WASHINGTON, May 3 Rep-j
reseritativea of several women's j
organizations and of the National
(Grange appeared before the house
agricultural committee today to
urge passage of legislation to re
gulate the meat packing industry.
GERMANY AND FORWARDED TO
j MAY CONTEST HUSBAND'S WILL
' v " s " '
Mrs. Cecir Ready Oyster, the 26-year-old bride of the late 172-year-old
bridegroom. George W. Oyster, wealthy clubman and phil
anthropist who died several months ago. Friends are wondering
I whether or not Mrs. Oyster was
I wno ief t a $15,000,000 fortune.
Bishop Shepard for Repara
tion, But Asks Kindness
CLUB SEASON CLOSED
American Greatness Not
Flashing Sword Alone,
i i i ii
Th- conditions of misery that j Dt'P.I.lN, May 3. (By the Aa
exi.st in the central nations 0f ; soci.Ued Press) "The Issue De
Kurope were vividly pictured y j tween Great Britain and Ireland
Bishop w. O. Shepara last night t wm, "ever settled until it Is
in an address before the Salem "J'"' n the basis of right." says
Si O'Clock club at the Kirsr
Methodist church. The bishop
was a member of a com mission
ot the churches that 'sit-d .the
stricken regions in Kurone last
The bishop agrees that Cer
many should be made to pay every
dollar it can in reparations, but
he urges that love and kindness
supplant hate in th? hearts of
The meetintr last n'.ijht was the
lat of the season for the Six O'
Ciock club. About l.'.o members
rat at the supper, ;ind .-ince it was
the closing session Ihe wives wero
Hrttc Is Deplored.
'In my opinion it is riht,"
said Bishop Shejrd, "to take up
arms for country and for prliui-pi-s.
but to keep on hating a van
quished fee is wrons
He said he found the people in
; the central nations dejected and
di.-pii il"d and hopeless with dis
tress and suffering on very hand,
with no fiirht left in them. Tlp
' nre not satisfied with the con
ditions of. the peace treaty, the
Hp continued :
"We cannot comncl tliem to do
: something that is absolutely ini-'pos-ibie
for them to do. from
I every economic point of view.
Slnft of Fathers Felt.
"No mutter what Germany
pays, and she ghou'd pa-v every
I 'ast dollar she can. the price she
is reaiiy paying is in ner emaci
ated and dwarfed childhood,
(Continued on page 2)
IS PREPARED BY
left anything by her aged husband.
It is reported that she will contest
De Valera Admonishes His
People to Uphold Repub
lic in Elections
MANIFESTO IS ISSUED
Vote for Sinn Feiners, He
Avers, is For Justice
i-.amonn ue vaiera in a manifesto
issued, today, appealing to the
Irish people to uphold the stand
ard of the Irish republic in the
He declares that the Irish peo
ple are advancing toward a final
settlement, but he warns the
electorate that "blossoms are not
i fruit, but the precursion," and ne
adjures the people "do not plucl;
J'lea Made . Voler
By voting for the ginn Feih
candidates, he says the people
will cast their ballots "for noth
ing less than the legitimacy 6f
the republic" and the success
"will nive the lie to our nation'
."By your overwhelming choicfe
o: republican candidates at the
neial elections of 1 9 1 s ." says
the manifesto, "you made known
your will. On your suffrages the
republic of Ireland was constitu
tionally founded, and with your
: auction the elected government
proceeded (o function. Organizing
the forces of the state to 'defend It j
and demanding from all citizens
the obedience due to constituted
Firm Stand Maintained
Me Ya'.era appeals to the elec
tors to ((infirm the authority
granted n 1 !H 8 and rtrengtheh
the government against, the en
He says the policy of the Sinn
Fein remains unchanged; that It
stands or the right of the people
to determine how they; shall nfe
glverard; for the right l ot every
citizen to an equal voice In this
(Continued oa paga 5.)
The Statesman 'receives the leased
wire report of the Associated
Press, the greatest - and most re
liable press association In the
PRICE: FIVE CENTS f
Contents, in Hands of Teut-;
on Ambassador, Not Yet
Made Known Supreme
Council in Agreement.
INCREASE IS MADE
IN TOTAL DEMANDED
Total Placed at 6,750,000,
000 Pounds, Including
LONDON, May 4 (By
The Associated Press)
new German offer to the al
lies was- telegraphed Tuesday
from Berlin to the German
ambassador at Paris for com
munication to the reparations
commission, according to :a
statement ascribed bv the
London Times to "good au
The terms are not known,
but the Times says it is be
lieved they, are approximate
to acceptance of the allies' de
cisions at Paris January 29.;
It is presumed the offer will
be forwarded. to London and
placed before the supreme
council Wednesday. r
LONDON, May 3r (By The "
Associated Press J--The su
preme council reached a com
plete agreement today on the
ultimatum to be sent to Ger
many by the reparations com-
mission not later tHan May 6.
The ultimatum " expires six
days later. ; 4 :,
The drafting committee to
night is completing the docu
ment, which will be finally
passed by the council tomor
row, and then handed to tb
reparations commission which
will forward the last word of
the allies to the Berlin cabinet
The total Bum l Germany
will be called on to pay has
been increased to 6,750,000,
000 pounds sterling by the In
clusion of the sum due Bel-
gium on account of her debts
to the allies. ; - -
Under the bonding ;schemeVto
guarantee the payment of 100,
000,000 pounds annually, plus the
25 per cent tax on German exports
600.000.000 pounds in bondr iriU
be issued -when the ultimatum ex
pires or Germany accepts the
terms. Bonds for 1,900,000,000
pounds will be, issued In Norem
ber. The balance, 4,250,000,00
pounds will be issued In accord
ance with Germany's capacity to
pay. The capacity will be guaged
by the product of 25 per cent on
Kinking Fund Provided
Besides the 5 per cent Interest
on the bonds, an additional 1 per
cent will be imposed on them to
form a sinking fund. The am
ount required for service bonds,
thus will be 2,500.000.000
Should the 100,000,000 pounds
annuity and 25 per cent on Uer- .
man experts be more than the
150,000,000 pounds required tor
Interest on the service bonds
sufficient amount of the remain
ing bonds held in reserve will be
automatically issued to absorb;
the balance. '
Interest limit 5 per rent '
There will also be an addition
of 1 per cent on German exports
to provide a fund to pay the In-
(Cob tinned en pact S) '
PORTLAND 3. OAKLAND 0
rORTI.AM). Miy l.-ta Ktu til
I'ortlftnd'i tint nhutout virtary of th
f!on t(!5 3 to 0. Th Bvtr p$rt-
id.'r Id the (Jk down with five krat
Tortland hunched two hiti off Alt'
in the Urn run and arored (wo in ta
Kuth on three binglr, Moles Lm
and two aaiTiffr hit.
Hulli r arored three hita in throo tlKea
op Wolfer atarred in left field for
Cortland by hia faul field inf.
R. it. R.
Oakland , O S 3
Portland ....8 10 O
Batteriea Alten, Kremer and KoeBlor;
Ram Koa and Piaher.
rKISCO 6, 8EVAT0M S
RAN" FRANCISCO, May 3 San "TrM
riaro batted ila way into firat pUc
a lain today by defeating ftarramenta
6 to 3, The. Beala clinched ; the cam
in the aetanth inning by landing
Prough for five hita and throo nai.
The Senator' three nine were prea
enta. Rath letting two of then In by
minding MrUaffigan't grounder in the
fifth, while Careney'i wild throw to
firat In the eixth allowed Compton to
b . n . e.
Hacramento S e
Han Kraariaeo ' S 11 S
Batteriet Prongh and Elliott; Lewis
ad Ainw, .