r 2 8 THE OREGON STATESMAN, SALEM, OREGON WEDNESDAY MORNING, MAY 4, 1921 DURDALL i AT r.OSEBURG Salem Merchant Charged With 'Obtaining Money By False Pretense BANK MAKES- COMPLAINT Three Other Salem Concerns And One Portland Firm Also File Claim C. Durton Durdall, Salem mer chant, who left here about a week ago when it is said to have de veloped that he wa insolvent and in debt aggregating about $12,000 wan placed under arrest in Rose burg yesterday upon instructions from Sheriff O. D. Bower of Mar lon county. He Is held without bail and an officer from the sher c Iffb office left for Koseburg last night and will" return Durdall to Salem to answer charges that STARTS TODAY REX BEACH'S Very Rest Ctorib have oven made afalnst him here. The. L'n ted States National ln.nk oi Salem has filed a rom pla itt against Durdul! Ihrocgh Di-tilrt Attorrif John H (':ir-ii. ttu allKjtioii th.it lM'.nl.iU obtained money tt.routrh fal-c p-v. tcn.u-s. Tills i: '.aid to - ciirro.l Frhruarv 22 v.hcn h.- i accused ot inducing I li liaiik by fa!s r'-;rftit:itiotis H loan hi:n $1.0". Wl'.en Durdall left SaW;i lw Is eai' to have had asset amounting unh fc about $8000 and I ftbili-ti-K atr.yreKat!ng $2t.''i. 1'uon his retern to Salem Durdall will ! arraigned before Justice oi th" p.;,ri 1'nruh. Durdall operated stores in Sa lfm. Silverton anil Independence ; all ar closed. The Salem store, located at 27 South Commercial street. wa knowi: r.a xut Farmers' Cash, store. Sincr Durdall left here n-j ler. than five civil suits have been filed against him to recover money. Among those making claims are the Cred.t Service com pany of Portland. $1 012.87: the Cherrv City Milling company. Sa lem. $1182.44: Valley Packine company, Salem. $446.84. and Oile Mercantile company, Salem. $31)2.91. MARIE ISSUE j IRUfEFUL Negotiations Announced By Benson May Avert Gen eral Tie-up of Ships STEEL INDUSTRY IS CUT Typographical Union Leader Predicts Few Workers) Will Be Idle m IE TO FIT Additional Losses Reported In Middle West and East- States em nn n" BO Jailer Starring VERA GORDON Who Made "Humoresque Famous Also GEO. BUNNY Son of the Late John Bonny and just as funny in "GEDUP ,r NAPOLEON99 A Dandy Comedy LIBERTY Where the Big Pictures Show : A .... , Reports of additional damage to fruit and lerry crops have been received by the Oregon Growers' 'Cooperative association. letters from Idaho Rtate that ! serioua damage has been done by ; frosts to the apricot, cherry and ( jKach crops. Fr6m the southern Yakima Valley there are reports of damage within the past few days to the peach, cherry and apricot crop. Although former reports to the association from various sources in the east and central states told of damage by cold weather, let ters received yesterday told of ad ditional logses from frosts. One authority in collecting crop re ports in Missouri writes the asso ciation that the indications were that the lightest fruit crop in a generation would be harvested in all fruit districts between the Rock mountains and the Atlantic coast. H. C. Paulus, general manager of the Oregon Growers' Cooper ative association received a tele gram this morning from the Cal ifornia Prune and April Growers' association staating that in a short campaign for signing mem bers, 78 percent of the acreage in the state had been signed up. In California this association stands with prune growers similar to the Oregon Growers' Coopera tive association in Oregon. As old contracts had expired, the California association, within a hort period, signed 78 percent of the acreage in the state for a period of 7 years. The Califor nia Associated Raisin company re cently signed up its members for 15 years, with a control of 92 percent of the raisin acreage in the state. The jay driving of automobiles ought to be stopped. Next Sunday PR mm iij.A!!T!1T....i WASHINGTON. May 3. Re opening of negotiations between the shipping board and steamship owners and marine workers n an effort to settle tho wape dispute which threatens to tie up Ameri can shipping was indicated today as probable by Chairman Benson, who announced a conference might be held here tomorrow. Negotiations to draft an agree ment covering wanes ami working conditions ended Friday w;th the refusal of the men to accept a 15 per cent wage cut, later made ef fective by the board. Tho men carried their case to President Harding, who turned the matters over to Secretaries Davis and Hoover. The latter have since held conferences with union lead ers. IioMful, Says Iieiion. Since yesterday. Chairman Ben son said, the problem has been in the hands of Secretary Davis. He added that the situation looked hopeful. Discussing the possibil ity of a conference tomorrow, he said a committee of ship owners was coming here, hut all the par ties to such a conference might not be here by tomorrow. Reports of the shipping board today, officials paid, indicated that as far as ship movement was concerned, the situation was gen erally satisfactory. Tickets in Sew York. In New York, however, officials said, some difficulty was being ex perienced as strikers were plcket Inp the board's recruiting offices and in Baltimore the situation seemed rather unsatisfactory. In Boston, Norfolk, Savanah and Charleston', it was said, re ports indicated there would be no difficulty in moving vessels. Gal veston appeared to be tied up, but in New Orleans the situation wae good. On the Pacific coast, officials said, reports showed no difficul ties were being experienced at Se attle, Portland or San Francisco. ploves numbered 2C70 aggre gated $5s1,:j-,.!2i. On the basis of the reduction, corporation officials estimated the average rut In wares at. approxi mately $1.40 per day per man. Uoupitly. this wlU affect a reduc tion in the payroll, calculated on the present number of employes. of not less than $150,000,000 an-; Dually. Sonic Product 'lit. Today's announcement followed n two-days' conference with exec ut've heads of the subsidiary companies of the corporation. Reduction in the prices of cer tain products averaging approxi mately i" a ton were announced by Mr. Gary on April 12. The heaviest reductions were recorded in tinplates; which drop ped from $140 to $125 a ton, while the minimum decrease af fected four by four and heavier b llets. which declined from $38.50 to $37 aton. I'nion Heads Gratified INDIANAPOLIS. Ind.. May 3 Optimism over the progress of strikes to enforce demands for the 44-bour week In job and book printing offices was expressed by International Tpyographical union officials today following compila tion of reports from subordinate unions. "We have reports that 240 sub ordinate unions are signed on the 4 4-hour week basis." said J. W. Hays, secretary-treasurer. "Those signed include one-half of our members who work in the book and job printing branch of the printing industry." Inder 10,004 Idle Strike reports received from 125 local unions show 4500 men ire out, Mr. Hays said. Many re- BIKER ITS HIGH POSITION LIBERTY Steel Workers Reduced. NEW YORK. Mav 3. A re duction of about 20 per cent in wages for day labor, effective Maj 16, and an equitable adjustment of other rates, including salaries was announced today by Elbert H Gray, chairman of the board of di rectors or the United States Stee' corporation. It is estimated be tween 150,000 and 175,000 em ployes w 11 be affectd. Mr. Gray also statd that th' corporation had found no practi cable basis for the entire aban donment of the 12-hour day lr the immediate future. He adde that the 12-hour shift had beer eliminated in certain department anad that efforts would be con tinued with the expectation of el minat!ng this feature within th next year. He expressed the opin Ion that he did not believe the cor poration could satisfy the em ployes with any shorter limit. AnmuU Redaction Immense. During 19 20 the average wag of employes was $6.96 as agalns' $6.12 in 1919, according to cor ! poration figures. Total salarie and wages disbursed by the stee I corporation in 1920 when em GOOD CLOTHE AT LOW PRICES WITH EXTRA PANTS FREE By All Means Take Advantage of This Great Opportunity To get a spring suit at the low prices we are making now. The extra pants means you get double wear Practically you are getting two suits for the price of one and that price lower than you would have to pay for mere rcady-mades. Scores of new fabrics have been received within the last week, fresh from the best mills patterns you will not see elsewhere $30, $35, $40, $45, $50 buys a real tailored suit of all pure wool, made strictly to your own measure, with the EXTRA PANTS FREE. Order your suit today Scotch Woolen Mills 1 426 State Street SALEM, OREGON James A. Stillman to Give All Attention to Divorce Proceedings MITCHELL SUCCESSOR Charge and Counter Charge Passed Between Million aire and Wife NEWf YORK, May 3 On the eve of resuming the court bat'.le for divorce, James A. Stillman today resigned t'.ie presidency ot , the National City bank. j Rumors that he would relin-j quish this position, which his fa -j ther held before him, had circi:- j lated frequently since the banker; and his wife openly accused each other of infidelity. Two Positions Abandoned Mr. Stillman sought to resign I several weeks ago, after his wife j had charged him with being the: father of the son of a former! chorus girl. The director re fused the resignation. Today when he again sought to leave J.he zed at Jio.ooo.ooo five years' it'n to make and handle corporate i investments for the batik. He isi a director in several corporations ;md a member of tle M'lionolt-; tan. Hankers and Country cinbs . i i Mr. Swenson has Ixeii a director (if both the Nathnal City bank and the National CMy company sin.-,- 'M:. ! More Charlie May Follow- Tomorrow Mr. Stillman will ; a. thely take up his fight for di vorce at the second pcrie;. of hear ings before Referee I ) I. Gleason. i Evidence to "lie iHtsfittd against Mrs. Stillman through testimony will reo u ire at leat three days the banker's attorneys announce'.!. Some will include testimony tenn tng to support Mr. Ptillman's contention that his wife is the mo ther of a boy by their former In dian sorvant and guide. KreI Beauvais. .Many Witnesses Called It was learned additional charges of alleged misconduct will ho Indeed airalnst Mrs. tSlllman ' at the new hearings which will bo i secret. Among witnesses gathered for i the hearings were several French i Canadians from Three Rivers. - Quebec, site of the Stillman sum i mer camp. j Witnesses summoned by Mrs. j Stillman's counsel following hr counter charges against the bank er will not be heard until later. BLIGH THEATRE ONE DAY, THUR. MAY 5 M Pfices Matinee 50c, 75c Evenings 50c, 75c $1, $1.50 Plus War Tax ports are yet to be received, he j office, his resignation was arcep sail. The whole number affected ted and Charles Edwin Mitchell. b the strike will be a few less president of the National Cit than 10,000. he predicted. He al so estimated that the number of men idle was less than two-thirds company, was elected. Mr. mui man also gave up his title as chairman of the board, E. 1. If there were more folks en gaged in producing other things besides trouble In this country things might get on better. BARNUM F TRfM ALL STETSONSsBi&ic 11 R IN PREEHTED Bf A COMPANY OF PICKED ARTISTS COLORED JUBILEE SINGERS BAND AND OIKHESTRAJ IGSTHEE-li PARADE HADIOT PAT. POKES DOGS-wc. 40 PEOPLE 1 r-fcftiw- j VriJ-rrlffi.W'"-1--- - - , - , j A WANT AD. IN THE STATESMAN WILL URINQ RESUtt' of the number of men that union i Swenson being his successor officials expected would b,i out. ALBEBT ESTATE IS Total Value $130,036,11, According to Report Made to Court . A report of the appraisal of the estate of John H. Albert, late Salem banker, was filed with the countv court yesterday and shows a valuation of $180,036.11, of -hich $91,330.11 is in personal property and $88,700 in real property. No will was left by Mr. Albert ind the county court has not yet ordered a division of the proper ty. The heirs are his widow, Elizabeth McNary Albert; hi wns. Joseph H. Albert 'of Salm md Harry E. Albert of Portland ind his daughters. Myra W. lllg ?Ins of Toppenish. Wash., and Blanche Rodgers of Saleni, The appraisers ate Paul D. Wallace, E. M. Croisan and W. I. Seedham. C. A. Park is admin strator. According to the report of the xppraisers the real property it Tinging a rental of lsss than 2000 a year. NATIONAL LEAGUE Score R. H. E. Boston 2 3 2 New York 7 9 8 Watson, Oeschgsr and O'Neill; ?enton and Snyder. Pittsburgh-Chicago game post oned; cold. No other games cheduled. AMERICAN LEAGUE Score R. H. E. Aashington .... 4 10 1 'hlladelphia 2 10 3 Zachary and Gharrity; Moore, eefe and Terklns. goore R. H. E. S'ew York 2 9 0 Hoston 0 10 0 Piercey and Schang; Pennock. Russ?!! and Uuel. Score Chicago Detroit Faber, Davenport. R. H. K. 1 9 3 13 14 1 McWeeney, Wilkinson and Bchalk, Yaryan; Leonard and Rassler. Retention of Nurse Meets With Approval A resolution and endorsement favoring the retention of the county nursing service was passed by the county meeting of the Parent-Teacher association in Salem the first of the week. Delegates wer present from all over the -ounty. In addition to this action delegates were elected to be pres ent at the court hearing on the measure which will be callei soon. A community meeting was held at Marion yesterday, at which the sentiment was unanimously in fa vor of the continuation of the nursing service in the county. The attitude of the Silverton district was soUndcd yesterday and such representative citizens as Oeorge Keech. A. D. Gardner and J. W. Mayo, expressed their approval for retaining the nurse after the seven months demon stration of her work just competed. Discoverer of Comets Dies at Geneva, N.Y. Th- retiring financier wps born t"i years ago. His family counted its wealth in millions. When death removed his lather, .lames .Stillman, from the presi dency of the bank in March, 1MN, a J40.000.OiM) fortune was le'ti for division among five children. YuimIc: llp'M Place Taken On June .3. 1J19. .lames A. j Stillman was elevated to the I presidency of the bank, succeed ing Frank A. Vtuiderlip, who re signed. Mr. Stillman is still a director of several other powerful corpo ations, and is a member of several wealthy clubs. Mr. Mitchell wiil continue to hold his position as the head of the National City company', a corporation capital- LOSS OF APPETITE Pimples, Boils, Eruptions, etc. j Mental and Physical Weakness, j Are all very prevalent Just now, ' and are positive proof that the i blood is wanting in she posvor to j defend the body against coniaious and Infectious diseases. They show conclusively that the blood needs thorough cleansing, enriching and vitalizing. 1 Do not put off giving attention to 1 these dangcrouj symptoms. , Get Hoods Rarsap.irilla todar and beprin takin-Rr it at once. . Rsmcmtipr, this meriicino has! given satisfaction to threo c-cnern-tions, as a treatment "for the blood, i stomich. liver and k'dneys. and for ! catarrh. rheumatism and other ! comhvon diseases. It builds ur the i system, makes food taste good, and ' helps' you to cat and sleep well. j For a gentle laxative or nn active cathartic, take Hood's Pill You ! will like them. WARNER'S Rust-Proof CORSETS; Guaranteed Not to Rust, Break or Tear The confidence that women have had in War ner's Rust-Proof Corsets for nearly fifty years is the reason that they select a Warner's for their daughters. And a Warner's Rust Proof always justifies that confidence by be ing a healthful, com fortable, sensible corset. In either back-lace or front-lace, it will sup- !- : ' , - r 1" -A;.: A 1 port the youthful figure pfoperly arid give it trim, grace f ul contours. v We make a specialty of selecting misses' corsets ith more than usual care. Bring your daughter in tomorrow and let us advise her about her corset. f ' wrnerSL $1.50, $2.00, $250, and up to $6.00 GALE? & CO. Commercial and Court Streets Let the first corset be a WARNER'S BIG SAVINGS EFFECTED BY THESE RAINBOW DAYS v NOW IN FULL FORCE IN EVERY j ; DEPARTMENT - . li -c The Rainbow Brings Bigger Valuef Come to Salem's Big Store Today and Take Your Full Opportunity to Save on Your Daily Neces sities for the Table or Wardrobe HATS? i Have you seen our millinery department? We j have absolutely the most original display of La- dies' Hats in Salem. Just arrived a new lot of i sport hats. We strongly advise you to see them. MEN'S SUITS Are you still paying to $50.00 for a suit? If you are, let us show you our new spring models in ex cellent woolens and of fine workmanship at " $14J0 BIG STOCK OF GROCERIES BOUGHT AT OUR OWN PRICE Through M. Glickman and Summer, Portland Jobbers, we p- D"irI7 DTT ri7r A Trr a r? APT purchased a large stock of canned goods owned bv the flwLCiSI7 UCjfAKl mtiVi i, SPECIAL NOTICE Tri-State Wholesale Company of Portland THESE WILL BE SOLD AT TREMENDOUS REDUCTIONS GENEVA. N. Y.. May 3 Dr. William R. Brooks, professor of astronomy at Hohart college since 1900 and recognized as th? disi covertr of more comets than any livinR astronomer, died tonight. He was born at Maudstone, Kent, England, in 1844. fSElllfLfF We have very reliable information that sug ar is due for a further decline. We there fore advise all to buy small quantities from us at 121-2 lbs. Sugar $1.00 SPECIALS 121., lbs. Cane Sdgar ...$1.00 6i2 lbs. Pure Lard in Dulk $1-00 9 lbs.. Shortening!, $1.00 6 lbs. Strained Honey n $1.00 1 sack Hard Wheat Flour '. $1-93 II 1 , , . . : I . V j. ' ...... .w . . , ..V. I g,; .