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SALEM, OREGON, SUNDAY MORNING, MAY 15, 1921
PRICE: FIVE CENTS
CHARLES CAMERON GETS
TO AGGIES IN
Hobert of 0. A. C. Lowers
5 'Coast Two-Mile Event
. And Tuck of University
' Trims Javelin Distance.
IN TRACK CONTESTS
Corvallis Lads Have Four
Consecutive Wins Score
Is 71to 60
EUGENE. Or., May 14. Ore
ton Agricultural college defeated
toe University of Oregon here to
day by a score of 71 to 60 in the
annual dual field and track meet,
making it four consecutive wins.
Hobert, of the Aggies, lowered
the Pacific coast record for the
two miles by 2-5 second, running
11 In I: S3 2-5.
Art Tnck, Oregon, burled the
Javelin 193 feet, 1 Inch, a new
Pacific coast record and nine in
ches greater than, the one made ;
by him in the dual meet with the j
University of Washington at So-1
attle; last Saturday. Oregon's;
greatest - number of points were
made in field events, being- out
classed by the Aggies on the
190-yard Snook. O. A. C, 1st;
Jennings, O. A. C, and Larsen,
Oregon, tied for second. Time,
-' 120-jirl dash Snook, O. A.
C. 1st; Hemenway. -Oregon, 2nd.
Orberteutter, Oregon, 3rd. Time
11 2-5 seconds.
440-yard dash Collins. Ore
gon, 1st; Holllnger, O. A. C. 2d;
Kellofg, O. A. C 3rd. Time,
81 seconds. '.
120-yard high hurdles Draper.
0. A. C, 1st; Kuhnbausen, Ore
gon. 2nd; Drew, O. A. C. 3rd.
-Time. 1C seconds.
"220-yard low hurdles Damon.
0. A .C., 1st; Swarthout, O. A. C.
2nd; Hemenway. Oregon, 3rd.
Time, 27 1-5 seconds,
- Half mile Sims, O. A. C. 1st;
Wyatt, Oregon. 2nd; Richards.
0. A. C." Jrd. Time. 2 minutes.
Mile Walkley. Oregon, 1st;
Sees, 0. A. C, 2nd; Commett, O.
t A. C, 3rd. Time, 4:29.
Two-mile Hobert. O. A. C.
, lit; Blackburn, Oregon, 2nd:
; Kewbonse. O. A. C. Srd. Time.
minutes, 58 2-5 seconds.
" Pole vault Phillips. Oregon,
lit; Ingle, Oregon, 2nd; Drew. O.
A. C, 3rd. Height, 11 feet 6
8hot put Powell, O. A. C. 1st;
Rrsehan, Oregon. 2nd; Tnck.
Oregon. 3rd. Distance, 43 feet.
High Jump Draper, O A. C,
t; Blackaby, Oregon. 2nd; Jen
. Oregon. 3rd. Height. 5 fet,
I inches. . -
' .J'0 JP Bowles. Oregon.
in; Pendall, O. A. C. 2d; Black
; wy. Oregon, 3rd. Distance, 21
eet. 6 Inches.
- Discus .Tuck, Oregon. 1st;
Powell, O. A. C. 2nd; Shields,
wejron. 3rd. Distance. 133 feet.
Javelin Tuck. Oregon. 1st;
ualton, 0. A. C. 2nd; Jensen,
wegon, 3rd. Distance. 193 feet,
. a inch.
Relay Won by O. A. C. (Sims.
Day and Holllnger). Time.
?!.n.utc. 4-5 seconds.
Officials: Referee. Sam Bel
: Held Judges. Walter Hum-
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Thornless Blackberries Are Now
on Market, and Plants Show Up
in Salem, Soon to be For Sale
ti lt ,S thorn,"s9 blackbr-
Not some time In the sweet
"Jwently, but right now.
Corft thornless blackberri-i
wr the new candidate for
"Wle favor is heralded. A man
ned Cory In California is re
JWttsible for the blackberry
ahLh...nt.thora "! Plants are
!2edJr,Itt Salem. One or them I
t out ia a mtle bu of ground of
pnfer Uem on h,s trU9ly
a lnt .J "uuurBs oi saiem. nave
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COLLEGE IS RED, HE QUITS IT
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Dr. Daniel Russell Hodgrdon
University of Valparaiso, Valparaiso, Ind., charging that the
college is "red" and that it is a "hotbed of Bolshevism and
NOW TOO LATE FOR
ELECTION JUNE 7
It will now be impossible for a recall election, making its
target Fred A. Williams, chairman of .the state public service
commission, to be held on June 7, the same day that the
special state election is to be held for the purpose of voting
on measures referred to the people by the legislature.
Under the law an official at
whom the recall is aimed has five
days after petitions for the recall
election are filed in which to re-j
sign. After the expiration of the j
five days. If the official has not ;
resigned, the secretary of state is ;
ronniroil to call the election in 25!
or more days, but cannot call It i
In les than 25 days. Because of:
this time limitation it will now be
SENTENCE IMPOSED ON SALEM
MAN BY FEDERAL
Charles J. Cameron, former em-)
ploye at the state institution for
the feeble minded, was sentenced
serve three years in the fede-
ral penitentiary at McNeil's Island
by Federal Jndfce Bean yesterday
morning in Portland.
Cameron, who is 55 years of
i age, was convicieo uriuf-r me
long be offering them to al!
Now Weeks Brothers are W. II.
and L. K. Weks, sons of lion.
t;ef.rpe W. W'eeks. who has been
dairying and raisins fruit and
making laws ever since Mount
Howl was a hole in the terrain.
The typewriter hereof can testify-that
the thornless blackberry
vine has no thorns; nary a I horn.
And that is going some, as black
berry pickers of the future will
tell the world.. if this blackberry
tallies up in other respects with
the kinds that have thorns a!l
over their spines as thick as they
stand on the back of the Tretrul
resigned as president of the j
impossible to call the election for
The recall cry was raised
acainst all three members of the
public service commission after
the increase In rates of the Pacific
Telephone & Telegraph company
was announced ly the service
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Mann white slave act, of having
aided a 16-year-old inmate of the
institute to escape and to have
traveled through Oregon and
Washington with her as his wife.
Judge Bean scored the aged
prifconer for what he termed "a
crime for which it is difficult to
conceive an excuse." and called
attention to the fact that Came
ron had been ''employed to care
for and protect inmates of the In-
Rifleman Employed to
Pick Birds off Church
Pigeons which are beautiful to
the eye but utisatiitary and arbi
trary in the personal habits, have
come to be a good deal of a nuis
ance at -Leslie church, until the
church authorities secured pol.Te
permission to abate th nuisance.
An expert rifleman wan secured
who picked off the heads of most
or the beautiful but messy hirds.
and th church is again safe tor
Sunday: Fair south; cloudy
rnd threatening north portion;
cooler interior of west portion;
moderate westerly winds.
U. S. Page Residence on North
Capital Street Ilought
Among the real estate transfer
recorded the jant tv.o days in the
office of the county rworder. is
hat of the transfer of the IT.
Page residence on North l'aiU i
street to Mr. and Mrs. T. M. Mor
The consideration was
Other r?alestate trar.s'erg re
Asians J. Williams to Einar An
derson 10 acren in Howell Prairie,
C arl Wolf to J hn S. UVIch.
lot a block 2 of the Randalls ad
dition to Salem, cone aeration i
Casnie J. Broohy to .Margarpt
Mofr a part of block 6C. consid
Reuben P. lioine to Kuss!i
Smith, lot 7 of block 6 in the
Hols- second addition to Salem,
consideration about $350.
Susanna Heist to Solomon R.
Bond, west half of block 5,
North Salsm, consideration,
Philip L. Newmyer to Ida M.
Newmyer, 5 acres of land near
Joseph Fangman to Henry
Fan groan 70 acres of wheat land
near Sublimity, consideration,
O. E. Weatherill to Verna Rob
erts, lot 4. block 10 in the J.
Myer addition to Salem, consider
The M. and J. Peters estate
which is near Donald is being
deeded to the heirs.
Southern Pacific Official
Finds Willamette Valley
In Good Shape
PORTLAND, Or.. May 14.
Willamette valley crops this sea
Bon are going to be the best in
years In thw opinion of J. A. Or
mondy, assistant general passen
ger agent of the Southern Pacific
who has returned from a few days
tour of the valley.
Owing to weather conditions,
the planting of grain has not been
so large in acreage as last year,
but there is every Indication of a
much heavier yield on the ground
that has been sown.
Fruit and vegetables are doing
well and agriculturists look Tor
ward with complete optimism to
IKE HURT III
No Decision Reached in
Plans for Transportation
Line to Alaska
SAN FRANCISCO, May 1 4
Three men were beaten here to
day on the wter front in a fight
arising from the marine strike.!
The men told the police they had
been followed by a crowd of men
when they w?re seen coming
from the office of the shipping
The crew for the Northwestern
will be furnished by the board at
the new wage seal?, according to
Mr Semmes who said he expect
ed no difficulty In signing men Or
I the vessel. The Northwestern
i has been chartered from th'e
! Alaska Steamship company for
one trip, but the charter will be
renewed if necessary, he said.
If the Northwestern sails as
scheduled, It will b' the first ve.4
sel to leave Seattle for Southwest
ern Alai ka since May 1. Possibil
ity of a serious food shortage in
that district has been reported by
Governor Thomai Biggs. Jr., of
A conference this afternoon be
tween representatives of the Seat
tle Chamber of Commerce and
maritime associations and unions
to dlscuse plans for maintenance
of iansportatlon to Alaska, wjs
adjourned without a decision hav
ing ben reached. Another
ference will probably be held Mon
day. WKKS AGAI.V.
At Walla Walta: University of
Montana, 7; Whitman college, 3.
All Pacific Coast Cities Dis
commoded by Startling
Visit of Vagrant Aurora
Phenomenon is Plainly Vis
ible as Fax South As
The aurora borealls almost put
the Statesman's AsKociated Press
wire out of commission last night,
and cut down the regular niht
news report by several thousand
words. The wires of the local tel
egiaph offices were affected.
PORTLAND. Ore., May 14.
Effects of the aurora boreal in
were pronounced on electric wires
of all kinds here tonight. Tele
graph and telephone service was
badly interrupted at times. Wires
to the north and ea3t were mainly
affected, serv.ee southward seem
ing to suffer but little.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 14.
Tho vagrant aurora borealis paid
a startling visit to the Pacific
coast tonight, being visible as far
south as the Mexican border for
the first time in the memory of
old residents, completely isolated
the region from the eastern por
tion of the United States by dis
rupting all telegraph communica
tion and sent residents of the
southern Pacific coast section
flocking to the roofs of tkyscrap
.Dg buildings for tbeir first view
ot the sky splendor-
Visible Fur South.
The borealis or northern
lights, supposedly due, according
to scientists, to electro-magnetic
influences in the rare upper atmosphere-
was seen plainly, ac
cording to reports, at San Diego
and several points surrounding
that city, Los Angeles, San Ber
nardino, Stockton and other
points. At Boulevard, a small
mountain town between San Die$:o
and the Imperial valley, near the
Mexican valley, reports were that
it was an exceptionally brilliant
All telegraph companies report
ed their facilities prostrated from
the coast eastward. Communica
tion was maintained up and down
the coast, but all efforts to turn
the lines of communication toward
the east were unavailing.
The radio particularly sus
ceptible to atmospheric disturb
anaces remained singularly un
touched by the magnetic Influen
ces responsible for the lights. The
navy and other wireless operators
reported the atmosphere compara
tively free of static troubles.
The appearance of the phenom
enon in California resulted in sev
eral rumors of earth-destruction.
At Kingsburg, Cal., reports were
circulated that the air was filled
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"G'wan, you big stiff! Cut out
the calf-beller stuff and brace
up! Don't be a piker and groan
like a ghost with its heart be in
cut out. Look at me huh. I'm
charged with murder, and I ain't
sayin' a word. You bum beller
ers make a real man tired!"
These were the mildest things
that one of the other contemptu
ous petty larceny prisoners said
to the late H. Sugarman, low
Louie Zukerman, as he held his
head in the Salem jail and groan
ed aloud over the miseries that
had come upon bim. The police
had to drag the contemptuously
game critic off to another cell and
let Zukerman groan in peace.
Zukemian's trunk that he had
shipped on to San Francisco,
came back last night, i t the tele
graph ordors of the police. It is
some trunk; no wonder-it was in
sured for $750. It was the In
surance receipt that gave It away.
The trunk contains bolts and
bales of the finest silk's; silk
waists marked up to $40 apiec
and other valuables that bring the
total value up to an estimated
$2000, or even more.
Zucherman asked to have the
trunk shipped back to his wifa.
When the officers asked her ad
dress, he told them it was pone
of th?ir busiress they should
BUSHEY KEELHAULS JOURNAL
EDITOR AND DECLARES POLICE
ARE NEGLIGENT OF THEIR DUTY
Fortune in Liberty Bonds
And Cash Are Taken from
LEWISTON, Idaho, May 14.
Burglars last night gained en
trance to the vault at the Net
Perce Indian agency at Lapwal.
Ida., 12 miles from Lewiston and
secured $50,000 worth of Liberty
bonds, property of Indians, and
S785 in cash.
The robbery was discovered
when the clerk,-W. N. Sickles, en
tered the office this morning.
Sickles opened the outer door, by
the- usual method of working the
combination and then discovered
that a tool bad been used in open
ing tlio inner doors. The bonds
and currency were in small safes
in the vault.
Superintendent O. H. Lipps. of
the agency, tonight reported that
no clue whatever has been gained
as to the perpetrators.
Union Crews Strike on
Ships at San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO. May 14.
Union crews employed aboard
four tugs owned by II C Peter
son, walked out late today, de
claring that the company was
handling business "unfair to
Cmpany officlfals said they
were handling business "neces
sary in the conduct of the port's
activities" and that the places of
the strikers, will be filled with
The other tugboat companies
reported that the strike had not
Silverton Mayor Uncovers
Coins While Digging
Tree from Lawn
SILVERTON. Or.. May 14.
(Special to the Statesman 1
Mayor L. C. Eastman, while dig
ging out a tree in his lawn re
cently, found several counterfe7t
half dollars which were dated
Mr. Eartman believes that th
coins were hidden there by some
one who was making counterfeit
send it in care of the express
company and she'd get it.
The wife would have gotten
many things from Zukerman- -but
unfortunately they couldn't
'ind her. The dazzling array of
silks is still with the police, and
the letters that are to go out all
over the northwest will try 'o
find another claimant than the
devoted wife back at the home
Zurkerman's story Is that his
partner, one Cohen, left him in
Portland, telling him to stop off
at Salem to pick up a little loose
' Salem Is easy," Cohen is said
I to have advised; "you can pick
em In about an hour and then
come on to meet In Frisco."
Bank books and check books in
his possession show that Zucker
m:in has done business in a largo
number of American cities, alt
the way from Baltimore to HI
1'aso and back to Seattle. lie
has papers showing him to be
Russian born, but naturalrzed In
If Friend Cohen expects his pal
and his precious trunk to be drop
ping into Frico about this morn
ing, as arranged, a dismal disap
pointment is likely to await him
from the easy town of Salem that
you can pick in an hour and th?n
keep a-going south.
Head of Court Points to Selling of Moonihine liquor
in Streets and Alleys and on School Grounds
Bringing in of Outside Agents to Check Violations
Defended and Newspaper Accused of Deliberate
Printing of Untruths
Local peace officers and the editor of the Journal arc
excoriated by County .Judge W. M. Bushey in a statement
handed to the Statesman yesterday relative to the opera
tions of the bootleggers' ring in this vicinity.
The judge replies to the Journal editor in scathing terms
because of the latter's criticism of the court in bringing in
outside officers to quH the moonshiners. He calls the local
officers "impotent." fHe charges that they have failed to
live up to pre-election promises. He goes further with the
startling assertion that some of the officers "tipped off the
moonshiners that a raid was pending. He accuses the local
officers of not attempting to do their duty even though
they knew moonshindiwas being sold on the streets, in the
alleys and to boys oh land near the school grounds, v
Judge Bushey Vstatement follows:
Caskets to Reach Port
land from Overseas
FORTLAND, Or., May?f 14.
Twenty-nine caskets, each Covered
with an American flag, will arrive
here Monday and the bodies will
then be taken to various towns in
the northwest, the government
sending them to th former homes
of the lads who died overseas.
Bodies of Oregon soldiers
among the 29 were announced by
army authorities here today as
Private Charles W. Cross; Com
pany K, 308th infantry, Unlon.
Private Arthur E. Schwerin,
Company A. 363rd Infantry, Ore
gon City, Or. ki
Private Claude M. Grayj' Com
pany B, 28th infantry, Hlllsboro,
Private Nels N. Herigstatl, Com
pany I, l2Cth infantry, Siiferton,
Private Josiah L. BrilUi Com
pany A. 208th infantry; , La
Grande, Or. ijv
Private Carl G. Dunham. Com
pany A, 28th infantry, MeUford,
Private Otis R. Parkton 96tn
company. U. S. M. C. 6th regi
ment. Eugene, Or. :4
Private Van Allen Cornlsb.
Company B, 28th infantry i Med
Private Leo I. Sturtevani, Com
pany D, 18th infantry, Lebanon,
SAN FRANCISCO, Cal.. Stay 14.
Jake Schaefer of San Francisco
won the seventh and eighth
blocks of 400 points each of his
4000 point match of 18.2 billiards
today and tonight from Edouard
Horemans, Belgian champion. The
total score stands Schaefer .3200;
Schaefer won tonight's :Mtlock
400 to 351. -f
17520 WES ME
Republicans Lead Demo
crats by Large Majority
Though a final check has not
yet been made on the list of reg
istered voters for Marion county,
according lo figures compiled by
t". G. Boyer. county clerk, approx
imately 17,520 names wen JTegis
tered when the books were flosod
May 7. Of this number 0425 Is
included in the city. The final
check will in all probability; les
sen the figures a little. ; : i
The number of Republican
males registered is 7.4 08, females,
4938: Democrat males, 204, fe
mais, 184; prohibition, mules,
122. females 40; progressive
males, 8, females 2; Independent
males, 535, females, 133: miscel-
llaneous males, CI and females 42.
Police Break Down, Claim.
"Editor Statesman I learn that
the report has gone out over the
county that the court has backed
clown and that times will soon be
normal again for Putnam and the
bootleggers. In this connection,
and at the xequest of a large nam
ber of citizens, I offer the follow
ing: -. , .
"The police force had broken
down, and Putnam, who Is work
ing overtime defending the crimi
nals, knows it. When the raid be
gan, Putnam began to thunder
and roar and lie about the state
agents and the county court. lie
claimed that these men had arrest
ed and searched - the premises ot
tome of his pet without warrants.
He knew , this waa '-. untrue. He
claimed that I violated the law.
This also was untrue. : , -
"He claimed that we resorted t
underhanded methods when w
paid these men. This Is. untrue.
We have done this same thing foi
Uutnam and many others who had
performed services and claimed
they were hard-pressed for money.
He does not tell that he received
just the same, treatment that
these . men received, i "Now hla
statements arc all untrue and he
knew it at the time. Manifestly
this was done to deceive the pub
"This fellow claims to be one
of the guardians of the public,
and assumes the right to instruct
and educate the people. And when
we find him telling these false
hoods and practicing these deceits
and tricks what conclusion are we
forced to draw concerning him?
When we take his measure can we
truthfully say that we believe he
is an honest, truthful, law-abiding
roan? He acts like a criminal. To
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vzuroir t. rovnjkn t
PORTLAND, Or, Mar 14. -Banchisf
13 hits oft PoUob sad Sid Kom, Vernon
bad no troubl winning Us third straight
victory rr Portland today 9 to S.
Edington, High, Schneider and -'Hyatt,
who crabhrd a homer, starred ia hitting
for the Tifera.
Willie Mitchell nnateady and waa
replared by Fromme, who held tho
B-r well in hand.
Tha Tlcere have woo four oat of tho
fire gemea played.
R. H. B
Vrrnoa 0 IS S
Portland . 10 S
Battvriei Mitchell. Fromme and
Hannah; Polaoo, Hid Roea aad Baker. -
SEATTLE 17. OAXXAJTD f
SEATTLE, Waih, May 14 0r4-
D'T home ran in tho eeond inniac
trr the Hainiere their start toward
'overcoming a etx-rna lead by Oakland
with a final remult of IT to 8 ia favor
of Seattle. Oakland waa held (tore lets
after thm aecond inning. Heibold and
Wintt--were touched for 22 hi la.
i r. rt. B
Oakland g jj : o
Rattle it jj
Baterine Heibold, Winn and Mitie;
Gardner and Hpencer.
rWSCO 5. SALT LAKE 4
SAN' FRANCISCO, May 14 Baa
Franciaro won today from Se.lt Lake
five to four. The Bera were -heeded
toward a virtory in the aixth Inning
when Couch was knocked out of tho
1'ox, l,ut hit lurreteor, MrQnaid, held
the vi i tore aaf the reat of tho game.
Th- Ne!- arored the winning ram ia
their half of the earn frame, -Kamra's
two bagger driving in O'ConnelL who
had reached firet baae through being
bit by the pitcher.
Rait IakO 4 9 g
Han Franciaro 5 U S
Hatteriea Uwald ad Jenkiner Com.
Mruaid and Agnew. '
At Loa Angelee R. Ti
nacramento . S 11 2
Loe Angelea 7 IS 4
Batteriea Penner, Prongh. Knns sad
Cook, Soheng; Rtinhart and Htanage.
STAXDIKO Or THE CLUBS
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Oakland .. ..
. . 29. 12 .684
, 2S 14 .622
22 IS .579
80 17 41
17 IS ,486
1 IS .600
10 28 .S3
Portland a 2S .223
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