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Clumbers of Salem
I l!ony Increases Recommen
. dd-by Committee Are
'- : Adopted During Day's
ALAMEDA BASE ISSUE
HAY COME UP AGAIN
Adoption of Borah Disarma
ment Conference Am
WASHINGTON. May ; 24. The
economy drive against the $495,
000,004 naval appropriation bill
iu shattered In the senate today
when many increases recommen
de4 by the naval committee were
By Tote of 45 to 23, tbe sen
ate adopted a committee amend
ment I opposed by the economy
force, providing for a personnel
of 120,000 men as against 100,-
000 authorized by the house. Af
lervard committee amendments
rajllng for Increases aggregating
bout $42,500,000 were quickly
. t Attack la Broken.
The roll call on. the navy per
tonne! (apparently broke the at
tack against increases recom
mended by the naval committee.
The war also waa paved for pas
sage of tbe bill tomorrow or
Thursday after prospective adop
. tlon of the Borah amendment for
a rff uraament conference.
There were reports today of
ozonations looking to restora-
tioi of I appropriations for a new
Pacific coast base at Alameda,
Party Line Break.
Party lines were broken In the
rote on. fixing the. navy person
nel at 120.000.' Thirteen Repub
licans roted to hold the person
eel to 100,000, but. the loss of
these Republicans to the commit
tee, provisions was offset by 14
Democrats who voted to keep
1:0,000 men In the navy.
Among committee increases
adopted iwere $15, 377,000 far pay
of personnel, $5,800,000 for re
serve forces, $8,783,000 for pro
visioning, $7,500,000 for fuel and
iu transportation, and $5,000,
800 for the marine corps quarter
Senator Lenroot, Republican.
Wisconsin, led the battle- today
against tbe Increases and again
warned the Republicans that the
country would not stand for
tbmn. He was joined by Senator
Hitchcock. Democrat, Nebraska,
who Announced be wonld vote
against tbe bill if the committee
Increases should be substantially
Swan son Speaks at Length.
Senator Swanson of Virginia,
ranking Democrat on tbe naval
eommittee, however, supported
the eommittee program. Senator
tndenrood of Alabama, Demo
tratlc leader, who voted for the
120.000 personnel made a lengthy
address advocating international
disarmament agreements, but op
posed disarmament by the United
States In the absence of an agree
ment with other powers.
Ia attacking what be termed
tht "extravagance" of the bill.
Senator Lenroot ebarged that
Press reports of PresMent Hard
speeches yesterday regard
ni national defense bad been dis
torted -deliberately and inexcus
jMr", He said that the president
ad been, misquoted with respect
t0.Ms statement that the nation
aoold be -so powerful In rlghte
coaness that none will dare to In
voke Its wrath."
JUSq SIMPLY GOTTA BE AT
RINGSIDE, SAYS. DAUGHERTY
1 TO SEE FIGHTS ON SQUARE
AIIojmj General and Cabinet Member Spends Day With
, Deapsey and Is Astonished at ; Ills Itolk Carpenlier
. nuju in Woods With Ills Dog and Jollies Small Itoys
ATLANTIC CITY. N. J., May
With Attorney General
rS"6 a his guest. Jack
Jler today went through the
JeBnous workont since h
roSf4 1 h, . bovine to six
"as. eovered six miles on the
Foncned the bag ten mln.
.iiauuwfii inr iwn
tw2? ? "ter coat and
presented to Mr.
ALL RAILROADS JOIN IN
REDUCING FREIGHT RATE
Reductions Mean Much for Oregon
Growers, Says Prof. C. L Lewis
The reductions in freijrht rates on dried fruits an
nounced yesterday by the railroads mean much to Ore
gon and all western fruit growers, C. I. Lewis, of the
Oregon Growers' Cooperative association, said last night
when apprised of the decision of the railroads.
"At the Yakima conference called by the interstate
commerce commission there was a feeling that rates
would be reduced," said Mr. Lewis. "When on the stand
I told the conference that $1.66V was an unfair rate on
dried fruit as compared with fresh fruits, and that this
was particularly true of dried prunes, which are not per
ishable and therefore should not be subjected to the
same charges that are put on fresh fruit.
"I think the cost of production can be reduced 20
per cent this year, and this with the reduction in rates
to-many growers means the difference between profit
CHICAGO, May 24. Reductions of freight rates on cer
tain commodities approximating 20 per cent have been de
cided on by all trans-continental' railways west of Chicago.
It was announced today by G. W. Luce, freight traffic man
agerfof the Southern Pacific railway. (
Among the items on which reductions are proposed arje
dried fruits and canned salmon, beans and peas and con
'densed' milk. Dried fruit in boxes would be reduced from
$1.6$l& a hundred to $1.25; in sacks, from $2 to $1.45.
Canned Salmon would be re
duced! from $1.16 to 95 cents a
hundred and condensed milk and
other; canned 'goods from $1.20
Heductlons on westbound prod
ucts jilso i are proposed by the
road and permission for those re
ductions alao will be asked of tbe.
The reduction in freight rai3
decided upon today will affect all
SAN FRANCISCO. Cal.. May
24. Advlcei received today by
the gouttiern Pacific railroad
Whoever said it first perpethat
ed a terrible canard on the plumb
ers of the world, especially those
of Salem, for here they are, giv
ing up 400 perfectly splendid already-earned
dollars for a free
bath for the public good. Giving
it up. and not waiting to have it
taken away, or even asked for.
Boy.:; page George Munchausen
and Baron Washington, and liBten
to the story:
Grabor Springs It
When John Graber was In Los
Angeles and a few other typical
tourist cities, he fonnd that a pub
VALUABLE ASSET FOR CAMPING
GROUNDS GIN BY PLUMBERS
GEORBE MARTIN ELECTED MANAGER
I FOR LOCAL TRADES-LABOR COUNCIL
George Martin, a Salem car
penter,;? was last night elected
business manager of the Central
Trades Sand Labor council of Sa
lem, to; take charge of the newly
created! office Immediately. The
office df business manager has
Just been created, and Mr. Mar
tin is ijts first Incumbent.
Three other candidates op
posed him for the position earlier
in the, race, but these were elim-
Daugherty and then they posed
for pictures. After giving the
champion 8 close-up inspection
Mr. Daugherty said:
. Mar I'p Well.
"You're bigger than I thought.
I saw you box Brennan and you
looked, small then. I am clad to
know you and I shal Idrop, in
every week end. Perhaps I shall
be able to help you out but It
will be 'in an advisory capacity
and not with the glove."
Asked if he expected to witness
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CnMtffltfCTTMENTS ANNOUNCED BY CARRIERS
donate Free Shower Baths for Patrons of Auto Gamp Parts
from G. W. Luce, its freight traf
fic manager, who Is now in Chi
cago, state that all transpontine p
tat railroads have decided to make
reductions in their freight rat-s
from California to all eastern
points and from all eastern points
WiSHlVT.TnV Mav 4 Tar-
tffs proposing rednrtions in rat.?
on sugar from tbe Pacific coast
to terminals a far east as Chica
go, amounting to from 7c to 1 2 Vi
cents a hundred pounds were fllej
today with the interstate com
merce commission by the trans
lic bath was about the finest glad-
Phand inducement the city could
He came home with a sugges
tion therefrom, which he told to
his brother plumbers.
Tbe result is that all the mas.
ter plumbers of Salem. Graber
Brothers. T. M. Barr. A. L. Fra
zer. Nelson Brothers, Patton
Plumbing company and Lewis
Ashliman. have offered to donate
to the city auto park as nifty a
free shower bath as there is in
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inated and the vote for Mr.
Martin made unanimous.
The new officer, it was felt,
would be able to give more at
tention to relations between the
public and the employers and the
employes. His headquarters will
be at the union hall, on Court
street between High and Lib
erty. Unanimous endorsement was
given to the soldier bonus bill at
the meet Inn last night, represen
tatives of the American legion
being present to speak. The coun
cil will not only support the meas
ure among its members" but will
work among outsiders In support
of the bill.
L. J. Simmeral received th
unanimous endorsement of the
council for a place on the Salem
school board. He is president of
With Legs Weighted, Body
Of Man is Found in River
PORTLAND. Or.. May 24
Wfth a gunnvpack partiallv filled
with rocks tied to the legs, the
body of a man was found in the
rlvr here today. Police said the
man, apparently a laborer, com
mitted suicide about two weeks
ago by tylnic on the weight and
leaning Into the water. Efforts
to 'dentify the body through pa
pers fonnd In the pockets of the
clothing w(rt being made. The
man was elderly, large and heavy
and dressed in overalls.
SALKM. OREGON, WEDNKSDAY MORNINd. MAY or,. 192
Employers and Union Mem
bers Aijree on Revision Now
in Tentative Form
PORTLAND. Ore.. May 24.
Committees from the Master Bar-ijers-.'
association and the liarbers'
union have agreed upon a revised
wae for the ensuing year, it was
announced today. Whether the
scale will be accepted and embod
ied in an agreement for the next
12 months depends upon the bal
lot of the union end association.
The scale now in existence Is
$28 a week up to individual re
ceipts of $40 pius 60 per cent of
receipts over that figure. The
new scale proposed by the com
mittees Is $25 a week up to $37
a week of receipts plua 60 per
cent of receipts over $37 a week.
Officials of the barbers' union
declared that the question of
prices would be taken up after the
matter of wages is settled.
Readings and Play Are Pre
sented For Delectation
About one dozen students, all
of them in the younger classes
from the State School for the
Blind were taken to the Salem
free auto camp grounds last nljtht
by two of their instructors and
presented readings and gave
a dramatization of "Through the
Looking Glass" from "Alice in
Wonderland." for the pleasure of
Among those registered yester.
day were Mr. and Mrs. James J.
iversiiei, tiaras f ora, Idaho, re
turning home from trip east to
Chicago and return by way of
California Mr. and Mrs. F. J.
Beaty, Lodi, Cal., north to Can
adian rockies; Mr. and Mrs. F. G.
Kamrath, Pendleton, to Califor
nia reorts; Mr. and Mrs. S. Toe
plet, Tacoma. to Coos Bay; Mr.
and Mrs. B. D. Bouham, Seattle,
to San Diego; Mr. and Mrs. A. J.
Cox. Eugene, to eastern Washing
ton; Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Miller and
Party. Junction City; Mr. and
Mrs. J. B. Fields and family, San
Francisco, to Sound country; Mr.
and Mrs. E. B. Gllmore and family.
Portland, to southern Oregon;
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Rogers and
son, and C. H. Freeman, Anacro
tes. Wash., to California; Mr. and
Mrs. E. Dabert and C. Dabert.
Chas. Noah. Leo Kroner and Mrs.
E. Kroner Portland, to southern
Oregon: H. Gallt and C. Gallt. De
troit. Mich., returning home from
winter in California: Mrs. G.
Lawrence and daughter. Ruth.
Los Angeles to Portland; J. Stew
art. Tacoma. Wash., looking for
location: Mr. and Mrs. A. Mizell,
Spokane, homeseekers; Mr. and
Mrs. George Van Metersburg.
Thayer. Kans.; Mr. and Mrs. F. B.
Linns and daughter, Kansas City,
Mo., returning from winter in
Flanders Field Poppies
Here for Memorial Day
The American War Mothers of
Salem have secured a large con
signment of silk popples
Popples that cannot be distin
guished from the poppies of Flan
ders field. But they are more
These beautiful Flanders pop
Pics are to le worn this year on
Memorial day all over the United
Salem people who wish to help
the American relief committee for
the orphaned French children will
find the popple for sale at the
Central Drug Ftore. through the
kindness of Col. A. T. Woolpert.
They ar being sold for 10 cents
each. No one should fail to wear
a Flanders poppy on Memorial
Portland Tepm to Play
Here Sunday ?nd Monday
The Zernlene Bears, a baseball
team consist ine of employes of
the Standard Oil company, will
rome here from Portland to play
the Salem Senators Sunday and
Monday. The battery for the
Bears will be, pitcher, Leonetti
and Kraues, and catcher Perkins.
HUG QUESTION '
PTII I nminmn
o i ill rtnuinb 1 r "
BEFORE BOARD Jfk
Whether Superintendent Of
Schools Shall Remain Is
Likely to Be Decided At
MUST BE SUPPLIED
Special Tax Levy Election
Hard Question Con
Whether Superintendent of
Schools George W. Hug remains
at the head of the Salem schools
was till a matter of conjecture
at the close of the regular meet
ing of the school boafd held last
night. The hoard will meet in
special session Friday night when
the question of school expendi
tures will again be given serious
consideration and the Hug mat
ter may be decided at that time,
though the offer made him by
the University of Oregon to ac
cept the position of graduate man
ager is a hard one for the board
to meei. Mr. Hug yesterday re
peated that he had not decided
whether he would accept the Eu
There are still 30 teachers to
be secured for next year as a num
ber of those who were elected
at previous meetings have re
fused to sign the contracts with
the present wage scale.
t'apabl Tern-horn trove.
Among the number who will
leave the Salem schools are found
some of the best teachers In tbt
city. It was said at me uou.u
meeting last night that this not
only words a hardship on the
management but more especially
on the school children.
At the meeting Friday night
It will be definitely decided
whether a vote for a special
echool tax levy will be held at
the regular election In June. Iast
year the levy was 13 3-10 mills,
and It is estimated that the tax
tnis year would not necessarily
be higher than 10 mills. In tbe
pinion of the board should the
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Annual Essay Award Taken
Second Time Writer's
Name Not Known
Word was received at the high
school yesterday that Salem high
has won the annual state essay
contest and will retain the state
championship cup which was
awarded to the school last year.
Througji some misunderstanding
the name of the writer who wrote
the winning essay for the local
Kchool was not given and the
school is yet in doubt as to whom
the honor belongs.
This is the second year in which
Salem has won the essay cup, and
if it succeeds in capturing it next
vear will retain it permanently.
Presentation of the cup to the
school will be made as soon as it
is definitely known who won th?
The movement is state-wide,
practically all schools in the state
"ending at least two essays. Elim
ination of essays is made in ach
school through the Knglisb de
partment who forward the lxst
to the state managers.
354 New State Statutes Passed by
Last Legislature Effective Today
Laws that were enacted by the legislature of 1921
and which did not have the emergency clause attached
are effective today, the end of the UO-day period follow
ing the close of the legislature.
The session laws for 1921 contain a total of 412 new
laws. Of these 58 carry the emergency clause and for
that reason were effective as soon as signed by the gov
ernor. This leaves a total of 354 new laws becoming ef
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Baroness de Styrcea, who has just entered upon the sea
of matrimony for the third time, . She is. a notedL Viennese
beauty. Her first husband was an American. She left Kim
because he liked a quiet life and she didn't. Baron Styrcea is
now in Paris spending his fortune with startling rapidity,
aided and abetted by his beautiful wife. She was formerly
Armenian Relief Bundles To
Be. Left on Porches
The good people of Salem who
wish to donate clothing and toys
to the Armenian relief committees
will be waited on today by the
members of the Salem council.
Boy Scouts of America. There are
24 members of the council who
own cars, and each of these will
be assigned a Scout to assist him
cover his territory in collecting
the bundles that have been' pre
pared. The business men who are so
generously giving of their time
and energy to the collecting of
these bundles request that all
bundles be placed on the front
porches, in plain sight of the
street, in order that as little time
may be lost as possible in making
the rounds over the territory. All
parts of the city will be covered
by G o'clock this evening, and any
bundles so placed after that time
will not be cared for by the Scout
Boy Scouts who wish to volun
teer for service in this regard, to
help a councilman make his col
lections, should report to local
headquarters office before 4
o'rlock this afternoon, to receive
Wednesday fair; cooler except
near the cMtast; fresh westerly
Portland Man Accused of
j PORTLAND, Or., May 24;
arrest here today , on charge iot
involuntary manslaughter. lie
was alleged to nave knocked down
11. G. Uresalei yesterday, causing
a fracture of the skull, from
which Bressler died at the emer
SCORES IN COAST BASEBALL
Genin. cf. 3(0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 6 0 0 i
Butler. 3b. 5 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 , j
Wolfer. If 5 ' 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 -
Cox, rf 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1
Poole, lb. ..." 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 7 0, 0 ' t
Krug, 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 1 .
Baker, c 3 0 0 0 0' 1 0 0 0 4 0 1
Young, ss 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 fl ;
Poison, p 0;0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
Sid Ross, p 1 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 ;
Harkness, p. 0 i 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sam Ross 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Fisher 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 J
Totals 33 i 2 4 1 0 6 1 0 0 23 3 3
Siglin, 2b. .
Sand, ss. ...
Wilhoit, If. .
Strand, cf. .
Brown, 3b. .
Lynn, c. ...
Heiger, p. . .
Totals . . 39 15
Score by innings
Salt Lake '0
Batted for Poison in 3d. 'Batted
SALT LAKE 15, PORTLAND 2 i
salt i.akk city, Ma 24. Silt
I.ak wlmlfd two I'orlUnd pil'lirri thin
Mllrniouii ill Hit- iM-ning KMinr of the
wnn. winiimK by a Rror ( 15 t 2.
Hi..r although wild, allowed the Brav
er only four fM hit. Portland Iwrf
filled tli- Uwi but III- fi-d-d hit wan
not fortlwoiijiiie lirowu and Hand kit
k. H. r.
Port li. ml 2 4 i.t
Sale l.a'k- . 15 17 3
ballrriKi I'olaou, Mid Ko ted
Raker. Krigf-r and Lynn. "
OAKLAND S, FRISCO 1 I
SAN KKA.VCISt'O, Cal.. May 24 -t-
V:mi wan -hit-frrvljr today but tiffhtrofd
u in t It - pinched, with ihp rennlt that
Oakland defeated Saa t'ranriaro, A to 1
(oui'li it)iel airtight ball np to thr
tilth minnic. when h weakened aad
allowed three runs on four hit. He wii
taken out in the eifbth after letting in
two niore run The Seal' only raa
remitted from Kamm'a home run ia the
fifth inning. '.
R. H. F.
Oakland 6 14 1
San Kraiiciiteo 1 11 3
Batteries Winn and Mitie; ?ouc,
Flaherty and Agnew.
SEATTLE 4, VERNON 2
LOS ANGELES, Cal, May 24 Seattls
PRICE: FIVE CENTS
AT HALF CROP,
Most Growers More Fortun
ate Than Recent Predic
tions Indicated Quality
I Will Be First Class.
SOME LOW ORCHARDS
I FOUND FULLY NORMAL
Packers Are Silent as. To
' Quantity Wanted and
Prices to be Paid
5 Good fortune has run a neck
fttd neck rac witb frost, and cod-
ng moth and rains and every
either kind of - bugs and pests and
ffult death and destruction, - and
ill the Willamette Tslley, Is win
ning hands down. This is the
Opinion of some of the most con
servative fruit men who have been
interviewed within the past ' 24
gtThe prune crop wVI be spot
tad. There are-some orchards,
especially on the hill Hands that
are usually so prolific and so sure
of a crop, that will this! year have -only
a few prunes. ; 8ome arrow
era reported a week or two ago,
that they'd give a dollar, a piece
for every prune found; on their
tries. Later warm, weather, nd.
the development of the. fruit ss
that it can really be. identified, -indicate,
that even . in the least,
promising orchards, there, will b:
some frnit, and thai the prunes
win probably grow, to the glse of
apples or oranges, . so . that 30
grade will be easy to reach. for
these few . especially fine .. prod-.
ucU. Though the number! may be
small the few. pi-ones that- grow
in .these affected orchards will cer
tainly be of sublime, quality and
price. - v. ;
Spi Many . Orchards, Normal
Careful estimates covering the
wbple country tributary to Salem,
indicate tbat good 5F per cent
of normal prune crop ought to
be produced. Some of the lowland
orchards are fully normal and ev
erywhere there will be enough to
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H. 2B. 3B.BB.SO.SH. SB.P.O. A. E.
8 2 1 0 27 10 3
1 0 0 0 1 0
5 0 0 7 0 .3
0 0 lb
for llarkness in Sth.
beat -Vernon 4 to 2. Tha Tiger took
Me lead in the aceond inning, bat tbo
iwhm hunched their hit on l0 ia
Uie aula and in ttfat inning made tarea
runa on a triple, two ainglet aad aa
R. It. K
Seaul 4 11 1
Vernon 2 12 3
Hatteriea Hfhorr, (iardnar and Spea
ker ; Adam. Iove, UrOri and Has
nah. iVOEU 3, SAC&AXENTb 2
SAVRAMKXTO, Cal, May 24. 1j ,
Angela bnnrhed hita off Fitter? ia ta
aerenta inniag her today and teak tha
firat eonteat of tha aeriea by a 3 to 2
aore. Keinehart diaplayed mueh atoff
and horled a nice game.
ft R. H. K
Lot Angelea 3 n o
Marraawnta 2 7 S
Ratterie Reinhart and Caaey; F
tery aad Klliott,
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