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SALEM, OREGON, FRIDAY MORNING, MAY 6. 1021
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SALEM ROTARY CLUB WILL INVESTIGATE TREATMENT OF EX-SERVICE MENj IN COUNTY
Assessment in Oregon Is 4t,117,3&7.7f
IS MARKED BY
Senator Penrose, in First
Extended Speech in Two
Years, Leads Against
Simmons Avers Anti-Dumping
Clause is Framed for
: WASHINGTON, .May 5 Sen
ate Democratic leaders continued
tbelr attack on the emergency tar
iff and anti-damping bill today,
although friends of the measure,
beaded by Chairman. Penrose of
the finance . committee, fought
them at every point. Mr. Pen
rose delivered an hour's speech,
bis first extended remarks in
Marly two years, in support of
the, measure. .
Charge Made by Simmons.
' - Senator Simmons, Democrat,
North Carolina, charged Republi
can with' attempting to transfer
", lot of commodities from the
tree to the dutiable list" by use
of, the anti-damping clause, and
' ariued that those provisions were
certain to prove a handicap in-
. stead of a relief to agriculture.
Mr. Simmons predicted, a clash
between the senate and the house
when the measure goes to con
ference . ,
, Technical Parts Explained.
Mr. Penrose's speech was large
ly to explain technical provisions
of the bill, although he submitted
estimates of government actuar
ies showing tariff items, in the
bm would produce approximately
1105.000,000 In the six months
the law would be effective. He
added that the amount was $45,
1)10,00 larger than the revenue
from the same sources under the
. present tariff laws.
iThe senate recessed tonight in
. order that the debate might be
taken up by priority when the
senate convenes tomorrow.
Two Central Oregon Towns
Be Sold at Auction
beXD, Ore., May 5. Two Cen
tal and 90 per cent of the lots
action, according to a notice of
sheriffs sale for taxes posted to
ny. Tney are Harper and Impe
ril and 9 per cent of the lots
Platted years ago will be placed on
"'iTue auction will be held
Portland Deputy Sheriff
Dazed From Being Slugged
t PORTLAND. May .1. Charles
A, Allen, special deputy sheriff
Mged as watchman in a resi
nc district, was fun nil uncon
lous early today with indiea
twns he had been slugged. He
remained in a daicd condition
throughout the day and could
the police no Information
wneernlng his assailants.
Pfdposed Blue Laws Too Severe
j Says County Head of W. C. T. U.
I Measures cominsr UP for (Jccision of the voters of
tne state in the special electitffi June 7 will be discussd
at a meeting of the VV. C. T. U., May 17. Particular em
phasis will be laid on the women's juror bill and the
jaker secured to lead the discussion will be asked to
acal largely with this.
i No action has been taken by the Marion county W.
CTkU. on the much discussed "blue laws," either for or
ainst the proposed laws because they are considered
"J Btringent, according to Mrs. S. E. Oliver, president
f the Marion county association. Sympathy with any
movement that would make for a better and cleaner
Sunday would c. approved of by the W. C. T. U., ac
cording to the president, providing the laws are not un
z. W are in favor of proper respect for Sunday but
J're.not In favor of the proposed blue laws for they
needlessly extreme," said Mrs. Oliver.
Sunshine, However, Is Needed
Reports of Insect Pests
Not Considered Serious
The 1321 wheat crop in Marion
county promises to be a bumper
one, provided the rain ceases soon
enough to give the sun a chance
to restore color and dry off the
The stand of the winter vheat
is reported as being exceptionally
pood In Home localities but is now
at a Ktace where the warmth of
the sun is required to further its
development, otherwise It, will
suffer to a more or less extent.
Spring wheat is also coming on
well though it too would be great
ly benefited by the sunshine.
There is some taly of the aphia
or plant lice making its appear
ance in tactions up the valley.
However it is not causing serious
consideration, according to re
ports. Departments of Work Out
lined in Business Men's
Appointments on standing com
mittees for the coming year wero
announced yesterday by Dr. L. K
Griffith, newly elected president
of the Rotary clu6. Other offi
cers who recently were elected to
head the club for the year were,
T. B. Kay. vice president: R. O.
Snelllng secretary; W. S. Walton,
treasurer, and Charles Archerd.
sergeant-at-arms. The directors,
in addition to Dr. Griffith and
Mr. Kay, are David W. Eyre, C.
P. Bishop. J. H. McNary. J. W.
Chambers and Dr. H. H. Olinger.
The committee appointments
are as follows
Entertainment: John H. Mc
Nary. chairman; George H. Hal
vorsen, Dan Langenburg, T. K.
McCroskey and Paul B. Wallace.
Fellowship: J. William Cham
bers, chairman; George W. Hill
man. J. C. Perry, Frederic O
Thlelsen. L. J. Chapin.
Public affairs: T. B. Kay, chair
man: Walter L. Spatildin?. H. O.
Education: H. II. Olinger.
chairman; Eric Butler, William
H. Burghardt. Jr.
Boys work: C P. Bishop, chair
man; George l-. Arbuckle, O. H.
Clancey. W. A. Denton, C. K.
Relations with international
headquarters: H. S. Gile, chairman-
F. G. Deckebach. C. it.
Publicity: R. O. Snell'i-.g. chair
man; Carle Abrams, C. K. Wilon.
Slacker List Will Be
In Congressional Record
WASHINGTON', May 5 Th"
war department slacker lists as
issued from time to time will he
published In the Congressional
Record. Request for such publi
cation was made in the house to
day by Representative Johnson ot
South Dakota, a former service
man. In his opinion, he said, such
publication would make then
privileged documents and relieve
newspapers "Of any liability in
event names appeared erroneously.
EXCESS IN TAXES
ABOVE LAST YEAR
TWENTY PER CENT
I'nxron s loiai lax
than 20per cent over last year. Records of the state tax
commission show that the total tax for the year, which is
the assessment on the rolls of 1920, is $11,117,367.71, while
the total for last year, the levy on the rolls of 10111, was $32,
5G,G05.()3. The increase is $8,520,072.1.
In addition?! the regular total
is an addition 'of $(,. "is:i.C4 for
lire patrol in many counties.
An assessment for (hi:; service
is levied on thoie timber land
owners who do not provide patrols
for their lands. The assessment
is made by , the county court on
the basis of data furnished by
the state department of forestry.
A thorough examination yes
terday of prune orchards in the
lowlands just across the river in
Pojk county, where conditions are
exactly the same as in the Keizer
bottom region, leads Fred A.
Kurtz to believe that the Italian
prune crop is in excellent condi
tion and that, barring frost be
tween now and May 10 or 15, the
yield will be heavy.
Fall Is Xrrawary.
Mr. Kurtz brought to the
Statesman office several twigs
from pruno trees. They were
loaded with tiny prunes, all deep
green in color and of healthful ap
pearance. Exhibiting one twig
that carried nearly a dozen prunes
Mr. Kurty declared that the twig
A system of management which
will completely revolutionize the
present method o! student man
agement and which is considered
a broad progressive step was
adopted by constitutional amend
ment by the sthdent body of the
Salem high school in a special
I'nder the new plan of organi
zation the management of all
school activities will be concen
trated under two managers, one
for athletics and another for for
rfisicr. I'nder the old system each ac
tivity was mananed by a student
manager elected by the student
body and subject to the supervis
ion -of the student council. The
fact that several manacers wcr-1
running over their b'idcet allow
ances with Hie result that other
IS TAKEN OIR
State Board Formally Ac
cepts Building at Feeble
Formal acceptance of the new
babies' dormitory at the Male
school for the feeble-minded was
made yesterday by the state
board of control.
The buildiiiK has just been com
pleted and was erected at a cost
of f.'(f).(ioo. It was under con
struction a period of 10 month
The first approiirinf ion for the
dormitory wa3 made by the spe
cial legislative session of 1920,
and a smaller appropriation was
made by the legislature of 1R21.
The builditm contains 70 beds.
It is designed for the accommo
dation of children from 1 to
yi ars old.
Krlihir. occasional ram: cool'T in
cast portion; moderate
i westerly wind.
ITALIAN PRUNES SHOWING IIP
N II SHAPE
IS WITH IT lEIM
'iar i-; ;m il.rrceico nf murn
Tin i:intjfi now have, assess
ii! -nts of pom- than $ 1 .omm.ooo.
Of thi., ii'iifihrr, three counties.
Jacks;n. I.trin ard Washington,
have jumped from below the mil
lion mail; to ;bove $1,MM)000
The tola! fn levy by counties,
shown for I he last two years for
(Continued on page 4.)
could not possibly hold it p more
than two of them in the mature
state. This he cited as an illus
tration of the fact that it is necot
sary for the present dropping
from the trees to take place if the
trees themselves are to stand up
under the weight of the ripened
'berries Promise Big
Mr. Kurtz concedes that there
aro some very old orchards that
may not bear heavily because of
lack of vitality due to age, but he
believes the young orchards Will
yield large crops. The danger
point, however, will not be past,
he says, until May 10 or 15.
The petito prune crop is safe,
says Mr. Kurtz, and cherries
promise a bumper crop.
activities were slighted led to sen
timent which tenirnat"ci in tl)''
action yesterday. The motion to
amend the constitution received
strong opposition from many pt
the athletes, but. was passed by an
Nearly $2000 passes annually
through the hands of the student
council and proponents of the
new system hope to save at least
$100 through consolidation. The
plan was presented by Robert
I,ittler. chairman of the commit
tee on constitutional revisions.
The action taken oy the high
school here is an action which is
being taken by many of the pro
gressive high schools and coHeires.
The iii( teased amounts which
have been handled each year by
th" student organizations have
made it imperative that every
possible retrenchment be made.
IN THIS STATE
Federal Department Reports
Oregon, Washington ana
... . . . .
BUILDING IS INACTIVE
Employment in Portland De
creases 16.7 Percent
In Last Month
WASHINGTON'. May s. ' n
employmcnt increased four-tenths
f one pi-r cent during Apr. I. r
corditti; to fienres made public
toniuht by thcr department of la
bor. A decrease of 7.037 workers
from the payroll of 1.424 firms in
6-r. principal industrial centers.
(Continued on page 4.)
STUDENT Ml GEIBT
STATE MEN j
Ko.er, Knighton and Stciner
to Inspect Nation's Best
Schools for Hoys
So that the very latest in mod
ern ideas may Ik- represented in
the training school for boys which
the stat Is to erect from funds
provided by the legislature of
1!21. the state board of control
yesterday authorized Sam A. Ko
zcr. r-Trctary of state; W. C.
Knighton, architest. and R. E.
l.ce Steiner. superintendent of the
r-tate hospital for the insane, to
ir.ake an -xteiided trip to make
a study of Institutions of the
The Oregon officials will visit
schools In California. Colorado,
Iowa. Indiana and Illinois.
The building, or series of build
uzr,, will cost $2X0,000. The
money for titis and also funds to
be applied to some other institu
tions, was provided by diverting
temporarily the original one
fourth mill road levy which is not
needed under the present system
of financing the state's highway
IS 4 SITS
Mexican is Said to Have
Taken Clothing From J.
C, Penney Store
When arrestod yesterday by
Chief of Police Moffitt. a Mexican
named Antonio Martinus of Tuc
son. Ariz., could not claim that he
had but "line shirt on hit; back"
for he had four. At least that was
the number found on his person
preparatory to his being placed in
the city jail to await a hearing
for having stolen the garments
from the J. C. Penny store.
Martinus and a companion went
Into the store yesterday and
waiin his companion was busying
u clerk in trying to fit him out
with a pair of shoes, another clerk
i. said to have seen Martinus ap
propriating a shirt.
A hurry-up call was sent Into
police headquarters and Chief
Moifit responded. When taken
into custody it was first thought
that the man had succeeded in
getting but one t-hirt, but upon
examination it was found that he
had on no inside coat but wore a
pair of bib overalls and an over
coat. Inside of the overalls, l e
had four shirt.
When Martinus was questioned
by the official ho gav the im
pression that it was exceedingly
diffic ult for him to speak English,
in tact next thing to an impossi
bility. However time revealed the
fact that when he was hungry and
wanted something to e;U, ho at
least could say in perfectly gjod
"When do I get something to
eat.'" I!' will be Liven a hearinr
at 1i o'clock today before Jud ;'
Seattle Banker Dies
Suddenly Last Night
SKATTI.K. Wash.. May 5.
I William U. 8to kbridge. C!. ice-
president of the Hcandmm ian- j
j American bank of Seattle, resi-
dent of the state since 17. 1 rl '
j suddenly of heart disease tonicht. j
Mr. Stockbridce was born- at!
. Mondofa. 111., and moved to Puy- i
..11.... 1'...U I.. If. - n: " t
inui, ru.u , in I95i. j I lor III I
l coming to Seattle he was president
:pr t,,e vank o commerce at ev
Postmaster is Killed
When Team Runs Away
CONDON. Ore. May 5. .1. F.
Thomas, farmer and for lo vears
t nast postmaster of Mayville. Ore..
was accidentally killed at iiis
home today when his team ran
away while he wan piowjnc.
throwing him to tho ground with
To Accept Nine Cents
-CATIILAMKT. Wash . May
At a mass meeting today of 300
fishermen from this 'vicinity', it
was decided to accept ft cents a
pound for Chinook salmon and
to start fishing. This will af
fect all stations on the Columbia
river from Pugct island to Al
tootia. - 1 ...... - .
IS CALLED PRETTIEST GIRL
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If pretty, blonde Alison MeBain of Sherbroke, Quebec, had been
living in those days it's just possible that Venus mightn't have gotten
thn golden apple of beauty from Adonis. At least Coles Phillips,' an
artist thinks so, and he's seen a lot of beautiful women. They tun
to fair hair and blue eyes and snowy skin up in Quebec it's cold up
there, you know. And Miss McDaln is absolutely true to type. Jler
hair is like spun gold ---or rorn silk, according to ..whether your tastes
are plutocratic or agricultural. Her eyes are just like the kind the
song writers tell about. And her skin makes you think of-r we wjsre
going to say milk - but milk isn't white enough. Also her lips fere
quite, quite red and shapely. It soon became noised about after Mr.
Phillips had spoken, however, that Miss MeBain was none Other than
his favorite model and one of the most popular magazine cover and
poster girls in the country. The mere fact that Miss MeBain it a
professional model, actress, and screen player did not eliminate her
from the honor of b( inn selected by the artist as his ideal of the
personification of beauty. ;l
Charges That Disabled Vet
erans Are Neglected To
SPECIAL ORDER SLATED
Report of Local Club Will Be
Sent to International
S ib-Til I'ofarv club will make an
in t iation of local condition--t(-
ascertain t h ' co'tcvtii'ss and
erioii.nens of Ihe charges made
b the American letrion renardini; '
the care of disabled ex-service
men. This action is in response
to a decision of Rotary branches
o,er the l liited Slates, ea'h
'if which is making independent
invest is.it 'on a in the section it
Report to Ix- Made. j
The rcio'-t of th" Salem club
Will be Dl.idejL special order of!
biiMii ss next week at ihe regu-j
weekly medium and tho re-j
suit of local investigations will
lie toi 'ward'-d to international !
headnnarters at Chicago, to make I
up a line of aciion to be followed j
cut !;. the Rotj-rians throughout ;
! the rniierl Slate
S'V'-rril c.-scrvic men and men
P (iii: "ien t in public life will spvalt
Refou the IJotnriiins.
'!irt;es recently made by the
American lecion tbat the govern
ment was lax in handling the ,
ca.;es tf "x-srrv ice men. has
aroused a need for carclnl investi
gation of the subject with the pur
pose of bringing influence to
bear ujion congress.
President Harding, who is a
member of Rotary at Washing
ton, is very much Interested in
the outcome of the investigations.
New Steamship Service ;
Is Opened From Portland
PORTLAND, Ofe., May 5. ,j4
Opening the Pacific Steamship
I c-omnanv's new service between
Portland. San Francisco aqd
Southern California ports, the
steamer Admiral Evans arrived
today with freight and passengers
lrom San Francisco. The Admiral
Evans is scheduled to leave Port
land Friday at ! p. m. for Sftn
Francisco, Eos Angeles anLt3an
I teen. ' it
SCORES IN COAST BASEBALL
Wilie, rf. . . .
Knight, lb. .
Wbie, 2h . .
1 Pinelli. ::b. .
! Mitze. c
j Kremer, p. . .
Cox. cf. . .
Pi ole. lb
Totals 20 3 !
Score by Innings
Hatted for Kremer in ninth.
PORTLAND 3, OAKLAND 2
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n hitu tt'i i'lC li'r Krnirr in t0
innifijs th" !t'avTi i hanH ofr thrc
r t!'l l'orll.ind itrfratnl Oakland.
Kol I lll wr- h(imTh. Krfi?iHr ltittint
th- I. all mio Hi-' Iffl tr Vlt'-hrr n
fi n.Tnii't nnd Millar dnplirstme the
f a I in tli- fifctith. '
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Kr-nir mit Mitzc; j'olkoB
HACRAMENTO 3. FEISCO 1
OAKLAVO. rl. Mt S HrTnul
hit cjpportanrty and tapported 1 fiHter
in fin hatx', winning today from
Krnrico, 3 to.l. and ruioinf th
illicit ' triple ia th eighth scored
Settlement of Controversy
Between Ship Owners and
Union Men Apparent Af
ter Session Last Night.
BE RESUMED TODAY
Workers in' Harmony As To
How Far They Will To .
WASHINGTON, May a. Ftoa
pects of a aettlement of the wage
controversy which threatens.
tie-up of American shipping ap
peared considerably brighter to
night as the result of a Joint con- '
ference of . Chairman Benson of ,
the shipping- board and. represent"
tatives of the marine engineers;
with Secretary Davis, i . ,
The discussion, which , was Uflf .
Tirst held with more , than one
party to 'the controversy present
with the secretary since last week
was adjourned at . a .late ftour to
be resumed tomorrow.. ,
Owners A'ot Preiient
Although ship owners were not
preaen;, they were kept ratormea
of developments by telephone an 4
U was said would. b simiiarlf
kept acquainted tomorrow with
the proceedings if they had n
representatives here. All partiel
were silent as to the progress ol
the negotiations but as they left 1
the conference room were smiling. '
After a day which apparently
was productive of no I progress,
the stage of Joint discussion was
reached tonight, leading to hope
that a solution would be found.
As the Joint conference, which
continued until a late hour, pro
ceeded. Secretary Davis endeav
ored to get in touch by telephone ,
with W. A. Thompson of New
York and other owners to include ,
within its scope all intereeted par-
ties. .. .
Labor Asks Meeting
The first Intimation that ail
hope of conciliation had not gone
came today when representatives,
of the marine engineers went to
the department of labor and
asked for a conference with the
secretary. They indicated that
after several hours' discussion,
they had reached a decision of
just how far they could go toward j
Secretary Davia postponed tho
(Continued on page 4.) ,
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