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DID YOU KNOW That the Salem District Can Grow to Perfection Many of the Specialized Crops?
Paget I to 6
ISEVENTY-FIIIST YE All
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War Minister of Bolshevik
Regime Said to Be in San
itarium at Moscow Suf
fering With Cancer.
ELEMENT OF MYSTERY
Physical Breakdown of Ad
herents Makes Lenine's
:'cl Rule Difficult
HIGA, May 18. Information
ass reached Riga tending to con
firm tna report that Leon Trot
sky, Russian Bolshevik war minis
ter, U seriously 111. lie Is said to
be in a sanitarium near Moscow
uttering from cancer.
Some mystery, however, sur
rounds the case, as recently Mos
cow report, were circulated that
and Ensign Krylenko, former
Bolshevik commander-in-chief of
tho Russian armies had gone to
No mention of Trotsky's illness
, Is jnide in any Moscow newspaper,
trmlers bringing the only Infor
K&Uoa about him.' '
According to one. the collapse of
Trotsky's health, added to the
physical breakdown of several
other Bolshevik leaders, Is in
creasing the difficulties In which
Premier Lenlne finds himself try
ing to stave off the tall of his re
gime, Legion Meeting&'Are
V Largely Attended
A large and appreciative crowd
Uended the legion meeting at
Sublimity, last night, which was
addressed by C. W. Knickerbock
er on the soldiers bonus bill to
be voted on at the special elec
tion, June 7. Another meeting
:M held at Aumsville, where Carl
Gabrlelson, ' Carl Hinges, Miss
Gladys, Stevenson and Albert Egan
put on a clever entertainment,
and James -Crawford explained
'itbe bonus bill to the audience.
i!adame Curie is Awarded
! - Richards Memorial Prize
I KEW YORK, May 18. Mad
ame Marie Curie, co-discoverer of
radium at a meeting of college
omei in Carnegie hall tonight,
received the Ellen Richarus me-
k aortal prize of $2,000, an annual
trd giren for notable achieve
ments of scientists and educators.
I, Tbe meeting was held by the
International Federation of Unl
'ertlty Women In honor of the
. oman scienUst.
! Mme. Curie appeared exhau
W. from her voyage and the suc
dlng round of receptions. She
been. ordered by her physic
al to avoid all unnecessary en
tajemtnU. Lieutenant French Ready
To Begin Air Patrols
CUGEVE. Clr Uir 18 T.leu-
jnt French, quartermaster of
i m 'ro squadron, arrived
aogena this morning from Ma
i field to arrange for the be
runlng 0f the Pacific northwest
''Plane forest patrol. He came
jorth by irplane as far as Med
being compelled to stop
jare on account of bad weather,
en p,lot DrouKnt ,h" P'ne
JVJ Eugene today. Lieutenant
!r"c will have charge of trans
'p"inC 11,000 pounds of equip-
ttii.froin the tra,n to the ',a
1 m to in this city.
pca!fty Portland Chinese
0-1 Under $17,000 Bonds
Chinatown character con
t'd as a narcotic dispenser, to
boLWM ' ,arKe under 117.000
wt.4f 0f thi" amount $15,000
Posited to Insure his ap
Vta W 11 McN'e"' land where
,! " "ntenced to serve a four
i.rLi m tor violation of the
00onVCt" Bnd " the
Dr. King; of Portland looses
Precious Metal It is Prob
ably in the River
PORTLAND. May IX. Some
where in the sewer system here
or iri the river is a package of
radiumi worth $250. which Dr. C.
J. Elliott King tossed into a cus
pidor a few days ago, it becane
Dr. King had used the radium
for a surface application to a pa
tient and a nurse following the
treatment wrapped the precious
particles in adhesive plaster.
Later Dr. King found the crum
pled plaster on his desk, and
thinking it Worthless, threw it
into the) cuspidor.
The mistake was discovered too
late to recover the radium.
Marion and Polk counties prom
ise to make bops their best crop
for 1921, according to the pres
ent outlook. There is a large en
ough acreage to make It an im
Marian had 3229 acres of old
hop yards and 'i'A2 acres In new
planting; in 1920, wblcb acreage
should still stand, ag the hops re
quire more than the one season
to bring tbem to productivity.
Polk county bad 2304 acres of old
and 357 acres of new vines, a to
Salem high school debaters
maintained their place In the state
high school debate tournament at
University of Oregon last night
when .they won both of the de
bates "in which they were entered
by 3 to 0 decisions. Salem's af
firmative: won from the Corvallls
negative and th local negative
trimmed The Dalleg affirmative.
In winning these two debates
Salem is mow one of the six from
the original 12 teams left in the
L C. CROSS IS
ILLNESS OF MORE Till 20 YEARS
An Illness of 22 years resulted
in the death of E. C. Cross, well
known packer of meats and owner
of the Cross Market In this city,
about 10:30 o'clock last night, at
the age of 62 years.
Mr. Cross was one of the oldest
residents of Salem, having spent
his entire, life here. He was born
in- 1859 la this city and received
his schooling in the Salem schools.
Later he engaged In the meat
business with his father, Thomaa
JUSTICE WHITE IS
DEAD; END COMES
AT 2 A. E TODAY
WASHINGTON, May 19 Edward Douglass White, chief
justice of the United States supreme court, died at 2 o'clock
this morning at a hospital here, where he submitted to an
operation last Friday. He was 76 years old.
Chief Justice Edward Douglass United States. He developed a
White was, strictly speaking, the
lone representative of the south
on the supreme bench for a num
ber of years.
Came From Irgnl Family.
Coining from a family of Judg
es, his father and his grandfather
before him having been on the
bench. Chief Justice White had a
judicial Inheritance as well as
legal training. His knowledge
of the civil! law was generally re
garded as the most profound of
any man that ever sat on the
btnch of the supreme court of the
' SEARCH THOUGHT TOjIF ALL OF '
BY ARREST OF
With tho arrest late yester-1
day of John Hoffroayer, Chief
of Police Moffitt believes hei
has in custody the man fori
whom the police department;
has been on the lookout for
the last three months, because ; Showing in Irill, Portland
.C0nP TtS that -hfVel Wins by Two Points
reached headquarters at inter-'
vals about a man disturbing, salem Rebekahs are Intensely
Children in different sections proud of the fact that their drill
of the city. I team won second place in the
Hoffmaver in a harhplnr rqj state drill contest at the Albany
, Va u ? Dacnelf 6 state grand lodge la.-t night. Sa
years Old Who lives on a farm em , reported to have been well
a mile north Of Chemawa. His! in the lead tor first place, but for
address, as given by himself J tnft fat lnul lhe u'm liad onlv 16
is route 8, box 187. He wears
a shaggy beard and is not of
prepossessing appearance. He
was arrested by Officer Hay
den after he is alleged to have
exposed himself in an indecent
manner to small girls on South
(Continued on page 4.)
FOB THIS YEAR
tal of 7122 acres for the two coun
ties tributary to Salem.
The total acreage for the state
was 8015 acres of old and 2K2j
new. or 10,840 acres for Oregon.
Almost 6Ti per cent of tho state's
hop acreage is In Marion and I'olk
I'noiM-taJnty This Year
Hops have sold up as high as
85 cents, though some of them,
than on the . open market wonl.i
(Continued on page 4.)
ins i;i emu
tournament for the second met
in the series of three debates. The
first, in which Salem was entered
last, night, will be followed by one
this afternoon at 2 o'clock and
one tomorrow at th same hour.
According to the information
telephoned to Superintendent J. I'.
Nelson last night by Robert Lit
tler, first speaker on the negative
team from Salem, The Dalles lost
(Continued on page 4.r
Cross, who was one of the most
prominent of early day residents
of this district. The son Cross
carried on the same work which
his father had started, enlarging it
from time to time and winning
many friends in his business con
nections. He entered the meat
business in 1884, continuing ac
tively in it until he became ill.
Until the time of his unfortu
(Continued on page 4.)
siweialty for questions of inter
state commerce, and his contri
bution to the law of the land
probably will be a permanent one.
He was born In the parish of
Lafourche. Iji., November 3,
1S4". His parents were Catho
lics, and he was of that faith.
His education was In Catholic in
stitutions. In his early youth,
he attended the school at Mount
S;. Mary's, near Emmitsburg.
Md.: later he entered the Jesuit
(Continued on page 4.)
to q rprs- xr r
Salem Rebekahs Make Good
numbers gave the first place to
the 24-member team from Port
land. The drill work of the Salem
ttam is reported as one of the
finest features of the whole lodge.
The team, which was captained
by Mrs. Irene St. Helen, is com
posed of these members: Irene St.
Helen, Florence Viesko. May Cook.
Ida Traglio. Nellie Williamson,
Geitrude Cummins, Rachel Roe
der. Mildred Nash. Maggie Stew
ard. Elsie Townsend. Bertha Rat
clfff, Iola Tyler. VVilda Siegmund.
Eugenia Siegmund, and Leah
In the scoring, even with the
far smaller team, Salem scored
88 points, to 90 for the Portland
BY SALEM PARK
American Automobile Lead
ers Read Statesman and
.Prick up Ears
A requect for information and
pictures concerning the Salem
free automobile camp grounds
was received yesterday by T. J.
Albert, superintendent, from the
American Automobile association
In New York. Road and camp
guides for motorists are being
compiled by the association au
thorities. Accompanying the letter was a
clipping from the Salem States
man of a recent issue about the
number of tourists that had
flopped at the grounds this year
and a questionnaire regarding all
of the features and facilities about
a camp ground which Mr. Albert
was requested to fill In and re
turn very soon.
The Salem camp has become fa
mous all along the coast and all
over the United States, tor that
matter, although It is only a year
old. It is one of the cleanest and
most pleasantly and conveniently
situated camps in the country and
the fact that it offers ail facilities
free, with the exception of wood,
is a popular feature to the tourist
who has to pay for every accom
modation In many other camps
along the coast.
Coalitionists Gain in
Recent Italian Ballot
ROME. May 18 (By the As
sociated Press) Latest returns
from Sunday's parliamentary elec
tions show that the coalitionists
who are supporting PrernTTv Gi v
lltti have wone 26 seats in th
chamber of deputies, the social
ists 121. the communists 13. the
republicans eight, the Catholics
102. the followers of former Pre
mier Nitti 15. the Slavs six and
the Germans four.
The casualties ag the result T
the elections are reported to be
fi? persons killed and more than
Steamer Leaves Dock
With Cargo of Wheat
PORTLAND. May 1 S. The
steamer Eelbeck. which has been
fully loaded for several days and
held uri by the strlk. Jeft here
late today with a cargo of wheat
for Leghorn. Italy. The Eelbeck
is the fifth shipping board steam
er to be sent out of Portland
with full non-union crew since th
strike started May 1. The ship
ping board officials here also an
nounce that the West Nivaria
i robably would leave port tomor
row or Friday for the Orient. She
will carry lumber and general
MAY 1 TO INIOX
COPENHAGEN. M.V IK.
special dispatch from Helsingfor".
1" .nland, says Nikolai Lenine, bol
shevik DTemier, has reoneste.ci
permission to go to Inikin to
continue negotiations in conne- slsche Zeitunc says, has officially
Hons with Anglo-Saxon trade "-'- declined to negotiate with Kor
lations. I fanty, Polish Insurgent leader.
Agreement Reached on Em
ergency Measure, But
May Be Obviated by Pro
visions of Permanent Act
STATUTE MAY COVER
PERIOD OF DEBATE
Changes in Anti-Dumping
Clause Limit Power of
t WASHINGTON. May 18 Em
ergency and permanent tariff bills
each moved a step forward today
in congress. Senate and house
conferees reached an agreement
en the emergency measure and a
joint resolution was introduced
In the house to make all rates,
carried in the forthcoming per
manent schedules effective from
the date the bill Is introduced in
Senate Change Aceejtfed.
The house managers accepted
several senate changes In the anti
dumping section of the emerg
ency tariff with the period of
uongareduced0lfrorn 'Vix tIthrre
months. Changes in the anti
dumping section are regarded as
limiting the scope of the provis-ions-and
curbing somewhat the
authority conferred on the secre
tary of the treasury as to his
decisions on where and when
ImportK May be Held Up.
Customs appraisers were em
powered to hold up imports until
determination is made by the
treasury of when dumping penal
ties shall be applied.
Provisions of the currency con
version section which, like the
anti-duruping legislation, had un
dergone senate re-writing, were
accepted by the house conferees.
Emergency May be Obviated.
The resolution respecting the
effective date of the rates in the
proposed permanent tarif.f bill
will bring to the treasury, if
adopted, the full revenue gained
by the bill during the time It is
being debated In congress and
therefore supplant the emergency
Various Schools of
County Are Closed
Eleven Marion county school?
have finished their school terms
and closed for the summer. Re
ports are to the effect that 12
more will close In a short time.
Among those already closed are
Cedar Camp school, Niagara,
Crooked Finger, Detroit, Union.
Hall's Camp. Four Corners.
Grassy Pond. Bell Pass!, McKee
and Hrush Creek.
Plans for Bombing of
Naval Vessels Complete
, WASHINGTON, May IK Plans
for the bombing of naval vessels
by army and navy aircraft were
completed today at a conference
of officials of the Atlantic fleet,
the navy department and the army,
The experiments will be con
ducted off the Virginia Capes be
ginning June 21 with the bomb
ing of the former German sub
marine C-117. and endingJuly
20 with the destruction of the
rormer German battleship Ost
fricsland. OMSK TI'UE!.
COPENHAGEN. May IS. Ad
vices from counter revolnt ionn ry
sources are that Omsk. Siberia.
has been captured and that the
counter revolutionary general,
ltillov. with 4o.(MMt men. is marcti- ir. and Mrs E. T5. Wilbur. Shan
ing on Tomsk. I'art of the soviet endoah. Iowa, on wnv home from
garrison at Omsk joined HUlov'
RERUN. May IS The inter
allied plebiscite commission it
Onieln. a dispatch to the Vos-
DUKE WILL GREET MR. HARDING
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The Duke of Acosta will head the Italian delegation that
will carry the greetings of his country to the American Pres
ident. He is a cousin of King Victor Emmanuel III.
Mr. and Mrs, Siefert Record
21,218 Miles Since Early
Twenty-one thousand two hun
dred eighty-one miles .since the
first of last September is the rec
ord of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Siefert
of Youngstown, O., who left their
home at that time for a trip to
California and other Pacific states.
The Sieferts arrived at the Salem
auto camp grounds last night aft
er spending the winter in Califor
nia and they are entranced with
the natural beauty of Oregon, pre
ferring it above the much talked
of scenery of California. They are
returning home by way of Seattle.
Spokane and Yellowstone park.
Mr. Siefert is a building contrac
tor. Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Reinhart of
Auburn. N. Y., lay claim to an
other long distance automobile
record. They left their home in
Jun of last yearJor a winter in
California and since that time
have covered more than 13.0b
miles in their automobile. They
at following the same return trip
that the Siefi-rts are taking al
though tlicy are not in the same
Others at the grounds yesterday
were Frank 1). Scovel. Los Ange
ies: Mr. and Mrs. J,. V. Stewart.
Tillamook, returning home from
trip to Spokane and eastern Ore
gon: Mr. and Mrs. .1. O'Day and
family. Taeoma. i.'iKh.. to tour'
f'ri 1 i frirn i.-i f r nnH Mrs I T
Vrii-h nirif tik Inv.-n ro
turning home from winter in Cal-!
ifornin bv way of northern ro'ite; i
winter in western Washington by
Way of San Diego and Arizona;
.1. I. Preston and .T. L. Carter.
. Sacramenta. Cal., to the Puget
Thursday: Showers; moderate
M ILEA I,
SAM'S NATIONAL DEBT
WOLFE GETS SHADE
CLEVELAND, O., May 18.
.lack Wolfe of Cleveland was giv
en the Judge's decision over Kid
Williams of Philadelphia, former j
bantamweight champion, in a 13-.
round bout tonight. J
SCORES IN COAST BASEBALL
Genin. cf. .
Hutler. 3 b.
Poole, lb. .
Kru(5. 2b. .
IJaker. c. .
Kallio, p. .
Totals 39 9 IS 1 1 t 4 3 0 27 N t J
AE. R. 11. 21 J. 3B nil SO. SI I. SC. P.O. A-E.
Killifer. cf 4 1 $ 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0
McAuley. ss 5.12 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 ;4 0
Carroll. If 5 1 I 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Griggs, lb 4 1 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 11 . 1 0
Ellis, rf 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 -0 0
Niehoff. 2b 5 0 V 0 0 0 0 0 0 X 3 0
Lindere, 3b 3 0 9 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0
Stanage. c 3 0 1? 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0
taey, c 10 0 0 0 0 O, 0 0 0 0
Aldridge, p. 1 0 0 0 0 0 1' 0 0 0 3 0
Rinehart, p 1 0 0 0 0 0 -i) 0 0 0 0
Lyons, p 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 :3 0
Statz 1 0; 0 0 0 0 Q. 0 0 0 & 0
Totals 39 4 11 1 0 3 4 0 0 27 Iff 0
Score by innings-
Ijos Angeles 0
Ratted for Lyons in ninth.
OAKLAND 8. SACRAMEKTO 1
S U'KAUKNTO. fal . Mv 18. Oak
land !i.itii-l i In- ''nil in tl.- Kaiii- with
iln- Stiiiir hr- toiluy unit pilrd Oj
i-itht runs on I I hit. Koiir Sa ramentu
itiijriTK '-rt- trjit-d ronuhly.
k. it . t:
H 14 1
Sm' Tiiiiii nlo 1 5 1
hat tcrifi !t-n nl Koclilrr; Kun.
Ni)i;iun. hhn and' Klliott.
irnon at Salt I.ak
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FBISCO 6, SEATTLE 4
SAX FRANCISCO, M. 18. San
Franriwo defeated Seattle fi to font
in a fait tame today. Ctliton knocked
Most Genuinely Good Time
Last Night Ever Recorded
in Annals of Salem Boost
EVENT PUT THROUGH
WITHOUT ONE FLAW
Men Who Haven't 'slung For
Years Warble and Yodel ;
In Sheer Delight ;
i If everybody who was there
was legally j qualified . accord
ing to the invitation, , there
were enough club members for
their dues to pay the national
debt, and enough strangers
for every residenter to get ev
erlastingly rich selling mm
real estate, at the Community-and-Stranger
meeting ' at the
Commercial club last night.
s They were packed ; three
deep and hanging" out of the
windows; there never was
such a jam in the club history
Tags were issued for strang
ers, telling the state they were
from; so that it was easy to
Identify all comers. Almost
every state in the union was
represented In the crowd. ,
- Cherrlana - la - uniform-; were,
guide' and- Baedeckers, to bow.
em the sights, and tell em the
etorles. - John served punch that
made the crowd thirsty Just te
pee, and they drank it all and.
licked the glasses dry. . . And t
finish the program, they danced:',
that dance waa precisely what
speaker J. "R. Ellison said Salem
ought to adopt for a.- motto
f'The biggest of it size, and th!
best, in the world. The only to
sible way to have more peopli
on a dance floor would be to
stave them down like toothpicks
ind glue them together. It was
. successful dance, however ask
any one who waa there.
Mrs. Adams Leads Bloc
The big event of the evening
teas the community sing, led by
Mrs. Carrie B. Adams, Interna
tionally famous u i composer'
and director. Mrs. Adams has
hair like Titan used to paint, and
the is as magnetic a leader as one
(Continued on paga 4.)
H. 213. 3B.BB.SO.BH. SB. P.O. A. E.
3 - 4,
a Jiome run in the tint tnalnr with
Srkirk on third, atari in tn Heala off
III 1 lead that waa held nntil tho tub
iimifiK. Kalh'a hit in the ninth hroafbt
in. he winning ran. Reatti nearly over
took the Seala on the ffl'th by knoektnc
I.ewix out of tho box after throo tana
ht been icored, finally Tning p tbo
re In the Hth.
R. It. If
Seattle A 11 3
Saw Kranriaeo 5 IS 1
Datteriea Geary. Jaeobo and Adam;
I.earia, O'ltonl and Acnew.
POSTXAJTD fl, AHOEUI 4
U)3 ANGELES, Haq 18. Portlasd
found I.oa Angelea pitchers eaay today
a ad took ita firat irimo hera this teaaan
10 4. The vUitora knorkad Aldridr
ad Reinhart oat of tho box. The As-
gtin rallied in tho 9th, hot it waa too -Ut.
K. H. K
Portland . , a is 8
I.O Angrlea . ..... 4 11 0
Btttenei Kallio and Baker; AM
ridfe, Keinhart, Lros and BUmafo,
Caney. - -