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THE OREGON STATESMAN, SALEM. OREGON
QATTmnAY MORNING. OCTOBER 22, 1921
SALEM SCHOOLS NOW
.SHOW HUGE TOTAL
(Continued from page 1.)
tendance of 321, of which 151 are
boys and 170 girls.
In the junior class of the high
school, there was on October 7, an
attendance of 83 boys and 112
b iris, a total of 135. The senior
class of this year had an enroll
ment on October 7 of 157, ot
V which. 61 were boys and 96 girls.
Including October 7, after
It contains a few of our
prices. - Compare it with
any pricelist in the state.
You cannot duplicate it.
We guarantee the qual
ity. Ask our customers.
school had been in session five
days, the records show jthat 89
parents had visited the schools.
THELMA PERRY TALKS
FREELY TO REPORTERS
(Continued from page 1.)
testimony apparently showing
that the little girls had been com
pelled to sleep ih a tent which af
forded poor shelter from the ele
ments, had been insufficiently
clothed and that the oldest girl
had been made to perform heavy
work about the farm, according
receipt from Washington of infor-! out anad I think it i3 in theinr
mation that every interested! province to do so."
branch of the government would' The telegraphers and the clerks
back the board in its attempts to j also held meetings tonight but
settle the rail difficulties, mem- 1 they were largely ot a preliminary
bers declared. , nature, final action being expect-
First Strike Today i ed tomorrow or Sunday
Trainmen on the International The telegraphers had planned
to a statement made by County l & Great Northern, a Texas road. , to confer with B. M. Jewell, head
LEGS OF MUTTON
SUGAR CURED HAMS
, Mild and Sweet
'A 29c lb.
OREGON STEER BEEF
At Our Usual Low Prices
Realizing the annoyance
of carrying packages,
with each purchase of $1
we will supply you "with
No. 5 Pail -
No. 5 Pail
This is composed of Pure
Lard combined with beef
? . Dressed
she lisped. "Thithter Mareth and
all of uth have loth of fun at
meals when they thopt from their
Not only at meals, but at all
times, just as ordinary human be
ings, all at the hospital have
their times of sunshine and cloui.
(rirls Make Progress . .
The Perry children have al
ways the same treatment, toou
and consideration as the others."
said Sister Marie Wedel lafft
night. ''Thelma and Violet have
certainly made much progress in
learning domestic science tasks
I afforded by our course.
"When Violet first came to us
we all worked very hard to save
her life as she became 111 with
pneumonia only two days after
being brought from her home
near Salem. We have had con
siderable trouble concerning the
children, due to reports that Mr.
Mowry would follow the children
and would often try to meet Thel
ma. School officers and others
rannrfraH ttiia t r no
During their first months here 1 ' . 0
both Thelma and Violet were very
-happy, and told County Judge
Bushey and myself that they
wanted to stay here. Since the
reports of Mr Mowry's talks with
The'ma, she has changed her at
titude and has been dissatisfied.
vioiet nas orten differed with her the procedure
sisier on tnis sunject, the smaller
girl being very loyal to us. As I
am personally responsible for the
girls I can vouch for their treat
ment." Proceeding Regular
The afternoon newspaper de
scribes the manner in which the
"children were taken from home"
and the assertion is made that
County Judge Bushey and Pro
bation Officer Mrs. Hattie Jack
son have refused to permit the
return or the children to their
home.; The fac is they were
placed under the county court's
care by regular proceeding's held
in court chambers at which eight
or ten reputable Marion county
Judge Rusher, yesterday. Ac
cording to evidence at the time,
only a small part of the Mowry
place wa3 cleared of si itnpage.
Officals who were present at the
hearing assert that the Mowry'3
had no testimony, other than
claims that thy could take ade-
of the shop crafts tonight, but the
meeting was postponed when it
was learned Mr. Jewell's organi
zations had postponed action. It! dared' they
was said that the telegraphers'
action would depend much on the
quate care 01 i:.e " three-fourths of the rail employes
f trials assert that the evidence . . , . . , . . "
given at the hearing fully sub-,
stantiated the filed complaint. ,
and indicated the need for court
1 hnch Operates Hospital
In a court order issued January
IX. lajst- the two little girls were
prepared to carry out plans to
btrme tomorrow and the mainte
nance of way and the firemen's
unions, representing 400.000 rail
workers, announced that they
would join the proposed walkout
October 3U. These two ltouds are attitude of the shop craits
part of the 11 unions numbering!
WASHINGTON'. Ort 21 (Rt
... 1 I I. I I 1 A 'I . V
which i.au 10 sirme nut had Associated Press. (Whether to
not issued a strike call. j rflj50rt to the war powers of the
Iut To Washington federal government to maintain
Besides stepping into the breach railway transportation in event 1
cetween the carriers and the five of the threatened nation-wide'
unions which have called a strike j strike of railroad workers is un- j
the trainmen, the switchmen trier-stood to have been under run.
placed by the court in tne personal 1 the enginmen. tne firemen and the ' sideration today by the admin-!
care 01 sister Marie eaei 01 me : conductors the labor board sura- i'tration
Salem Deaconnes hospital, which j marily ordered the Treinont & " A decision not to invoke war-
is operaiea uere u..uC. t..c u.- uuu rauroau. a j -mile line in ; time powers was reached
tea ui tne aicuuumic i i v... . . .. l Liuuisiaua, iu lescuiu lis oruer ln-
rourt upon representations by the 1 stalling an open shop effective to
parents that they would provide J n.ght.
a DroDer home for the remaining! if the unions choose to earn-
youngsters, continued the.ni in the through strike plans which the 1 considering mandatory control of
care of Mr. and Mrs. Mowry. ! board asked them to deter mom. i tne railroads, action of the labor
Under ihc law which relates to bers of the board said that the
the care of dependent children, ' next moye would have to come
Thelma and Violet are now under ' from Washington, Intimating to
court care unui iney oecorae 10 ; aay s action exhausted their at
tempts to turnish the teeth which
new employes. We shall need
about 18,000 men of the tour
crafts ishould the strike become
Mr. ! Kurn said the executive?
of thei Southwestern roads would
attend; the conference called by
the rajlroad labor board for nest
Trains Run, , Promise
NKW YORK. Oct. 21. Nw
York railroad officals today de-
were firm in t ne;r
contention that, strike or no
strike,! trains would run, whilp
labor headers were equally as
positive that scarcely a wheei j
would iturn.' j
Executives were taking a poll
of employes to determine how
many jmen intended obeying the
strike border. i
V. If Orr. special orsaniezr of j
the Brotherhood of Locomotive
Kngineers. scoffed at a suggection
that the strike might
ARE ffl CARGO
Willamette Valley Fruit is.
Loaded Aboard Northum
berland at Portend
The first large shipment of ap
ples bv water from the: 1 acu j
coast is being stowed n' the re-,
frigerator space of th- Northum
berland which is docked at the
terminals in Portland. : ,
The steamer will carry ;ihe Ore-
IT a I n I rl V :
eon abnles aireci 10 r,nSiou
I'a.sseil to Itoartl
In the absence of any indica
tion that the administration was
be called of .hP Cannl. eliminating tne;
1 ir.n'ir t r a ii s-coii t i ii t r t a 1 haul with ;
a saving of nearly
"Attv nno whn thinks Ollr or-' ., ....; nr no-irlv 23 cents a boX
jranization is bluffing is due for, rates
i Siv rars of Mist'and appi
; from the Willamette valley, the
a big turprse." ho declaro.l.
: Will OIm-v Oteler
CHICAGO, Oct. 21. fHy A.
P. i Askel whether railroads
will continue plans to combat a
strike5 in view of the labor noard
the board, was sa d
lack. At tne same time it was
pointed out that the transporta
tion act gives the board power to
cite the interested parties for al-
According to the material sup
plied by court records and the tes
timony of county officials, the
commitment of the Perry girls
was attended with the same neigh
borly confusion usually noted in
such cass. The parents, with evi
dent sincere motives objected to it did in calling next Wednesday's
while neighbors i conierence. but provides no pen-
gave court testimony that the I alties for violation of its decrees,
home conditions were such that j Order Causes Sensat ion
the situation needed the atten- In connection with tho labor
tion of the Marion county court, j board order to defer strike action.
Home Constructed " ""is r.o'ntert ort that the "lie
"We , have noted that Mr. and five" union chiefs yesterday in
Mrs. Wowry have been able to t formed the board that the striice
complete the construction of their .ouiu not oe postponed, as no ar
rrn irAui un that t Vl a r:til ilt-
board In cuing union heads and j uatjml shoul(1 rpmain , stal ls
rail chiefs to the controversy to! IO samilPi Keiton f the Chica
appear before it, was interpreted ! go. Great Western tonight sad:
here as showing ,that ths board I ' will obey that order
had received assurances from well as the one citinc us to ap-
act, creating ; Washington that its wiper vision! noar before the board Wcdnes-
taxpayers testified tnat the home . tnat this charge had been heard in
All Kinds of Fresh Fish,
Oysters, Crabs, Clams,
Finnan Haddie, Kippered
Originators of Low Prices
351 Stale Street
Not in the Combine
suroundings of ihe c:i;"uren were
such that a change to better care
was advisable and necessary.
Thelma and Violet Perry are
of the family of Mr. and Mrs. II.
Mowrv. who live near Livesly
station, south of Salem. ThcT
are Mrs. Mowry's daughters by
a former marriaee Mr. Mowry
! being their step father. Early In
January la.fct. n?Ighbors of the
Mowry's took steps to secure bet
ter care for the two little girls
and for the three children of the
Mowry's, Harold, then 5 years old
and the twins. Nelson and Nellie,
then 7 months old.
N(lghlors Make Statements
A statement, signed: by E. 15.
Ranton and Nels Nisaen. of Sa
lem, route 3, and reputed neigh
bors of the Mowry's, is filed with
other court instruments in the
case and as document of public
record in the court's order for a
public hearing held January 15,
1921, is as follows:
"Above named children (referr
ing to the five children named in
foregoing) do not have proper
parental care, are improperly
clothed, do not have proper food
and very improperly prepared and
their home is dirty and filthy, and
so is their clothing and use pro
fane language in the home. Mr.
Mowry is the father of Harold
Mowry and Nellie and Nelson
Mowry, and the father and mo
ther ot the above named (three)
children are living together."
At the hearing, there was much
home, which at the time of the rangements for such a contingency
hearing was in process of build- j had been made, although it could
ing," said Judge Bushey. be settled.
Following the hearing of the j The board's announcement came
case last January, officials say I as one of the most sensational de
that Mrs. Mowry was taken into 1 velopments in the rail crisis. It
custody by local officers on a j was issued virtually without warn
complaint that she had threatened j ing and at a time when the con
bodily harm to one of the neigh- census had been that this govern
bors who had testified in the case. I mental agency had met an impasse
in its attempts to settle the crisis
n Hon j(S conference yesterday
with union chiefs was adjourned
with the announcement that no
results had been attained. Com
ing as the first instance where the
board so decisively expressed au
thority which many railroad and
labor men had maintained it did
not possess, the board's action
found moot of the interested lead
ers too astounded to comment.
Heads Say Little
Tonight local railroad presi
dents refused to discuss the pro
nouncement other than to say that
it would be complied with by
them. They declared that they had
not violated the board's decision
and took the attitude that the ci
tation really was directed at th
unions alone, saying that carriolte
were called in sumply because it
: was necessary to have both sides
TOO LATE TO CLASSIFY
STRAYED OR STOLEN FROM
my farm near Dallas, a light
bay mare. 4 years old, mane
and tall black; weight about
1200 lbs. $50 reward will be
paid for recovery. Henry Fern,
: f : .
What's the Use
What's the use extolling on the superiority
of a product the public is fully aware of?
i For instance: when you want a particular
job of printing done right and promptly
something you will not trust to the ordi-
' nary workman you bring it here.
You bring it here for the reason you are
assured of superior service; you are as
sured your work can be handled as you
want it handled; you are assured Oh!
what's the use?
'583 Either One 23
Portland. Relatives often request
the commitment to the local
of the situation had been unaf
fected. The board's intention, as
understood here, was to deter
mine whetherthe brotherhood
leged violation of its rulings, as j or both. had not already contra!
vened provisions of the transpor
In administrative circles it was
reiterated that it was "still the
labor board's affair." While tho
president . had not .been advised
officially of the board's action at
a late hour, it was understood he
approved the move.
War Power Tossible
Although definite decision
against invocation of war-time
powers was reached today, no
doubt was expressed in official
quarters that adequate authority
was existent and could be em
ployed should the period of ne
gotiation prove fruitlesSr" An am
endment carried by the army ap
propriation bill of August 29,
1916. authorized the president
specifically to take over transpor
tation for the movement of troops
and to continue such control ".'a
an emergency." Supplementing
thi3 authority, it was said, were
sections of the national defense
act and other statutes. Depart
ment of justice officials were un
derstood to have prepared for the
president a memorandum on the
Army Acts Quickly
Should a situation arise neces
sitating reversion to war powers,
or other methods of temporary
government control, the war de
partment would become the focal
point, it was explained. The
army already has its personnel
listed by occupations and is ready
to put some aboard trains and
man its fleets of some 30.000 mo
A decision from the interstate
commerce commission on cas?s
involving requests for freight fate
reductions may be expected soon.
ft was again indicated at the com
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 21. Means of
operating the lines and giving
service, in event of a railroad
strike, were considered at a con
ference of executives of wenty
one railroads in the southwest.
J. M. Kern, president of the St.
Iouis and Ban Francisco SHid:
"We shall try to operate trains
by all means." He added "should
conductor engineers, firemen
and brakemen walk out. we shall
attempt to fill their places with
his court and the matter dismissed
after a lecture and promises of
cessation of the alleged hostilities.
"Wrhen this court is provided
with conclusive evidence that the
parents can provide a proper home
and care for these two little girls
they will be returned to parental
custody," stated Judge Bushey,
yesterday. "Unless I am given un
questioned assurance that such a
home is provided by Mr. and Mrs.
Mowry, tlie girls will be given the
proper care by this court.
"The management of the Dea
connes hospital as well as other
institutions which take care of i
children under these ci'-'Mimstan I
ces, are capable of providing good
homes for the chiiar-en. in a-t.
this is the first complaint ever in
timated against the Deaconess
hospital, which Provides ample j presented
schooling in Salem public schools
for all youngsters in their charge
of school age. Except in two in
stances, all of the 18 children now
being taken care of by the hospi
tal are under 16 years old.
Hospital Work Commended
"The hospital is doing a very
commendable work In taking care
of children, wha as orphans or as
dependents are placed in its care.
The children's home as conducted
by the Mennonltes is open at all
titmea for Investigation by repu
table individuals. This court has
& 1 . L 1 I J A. A - - 1
l ciu.ureii io una noine , R str,ke walkoMt caninR one and !
in care of responsible persons as ; the ..bi fjve Leaders o severai
an alternatave to sending them to jot these orcanizations had an-,
the state school for girls or the . nouncod that they would attempt,
vi ito kecp tneir men from woikiQg,
out, despite overwhelming strike i
Further Cut : Kndoretl
ATLANTA, Ga . Oct 1. - Rep
resentatives of ' railroads, in
cluding practically every line M,
the southeast at a meetng ton'ght
laid plans to meet the threatened
strike and adopted resolutions en
dorsing the decision of the asso
ciatoij of ralwiv executives at its
meetiig n Chicago to seek a lu
per cfnt reduction in wages.
The Southern railway system
took no part in the Chicaro meet
ins? and was no-e represented here
KVjSRKTT. Wash., Oct. 21.
Strike orders to tne men on in
Cascajle division of the Great
Northern railroad were received
here oiay from the control board
in StJ Paul. The employes were
ordered to quit work at b a. m.
November 3. The instructions af
fect about 600 men, conductors.
firemen, engineers, brakemen and
switchmen on th0 coast line from
uattie to Vancouver, Ii.
I mpqua and Tne uaues win
carried in the fruit cargo. Spitz
enburgs. Jonathans and Yellorv
voutnna are represented in the
l-. uiOi will ro to London. Liv-
ernool and Glasgow markets.
The demand for refrigerator j
space for fruit has caused steam
ship companies to equip several
large sships w'th storage space
for fruit and it is expected that
heavy shipments will be made by
the direct water route. "
The Molire. which will sail a
few davs later -han the Northum
berland, will also carry shipments
of Oregon apples to Kurope.
VI Llone u
The long rreen doesn't remain
with the green long. Exchange.
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' Gentlemen TURKISH
Tlit perfect blend of the tbtt J
perfect bgarett tobacco J
in one. perfect cigarette
ReqcJ The Classified Ads.
Under such condi
tions, they said, it would be un
ethical to comment on the an
nouncement or to attempt to in
Action of the United Brother
hood of Maintenance of Way em
ploys and of the International
Brotherhood of Stationary Fire
men ana Oilers in announcing j
thatthey would join a walkout, j
was looked on by labor leaders as 1
especially significant, one chief
professing to see in it a possible j
heal.ng ot any breaks which might !
have existed between the 11 stan-f
dard unions which had voted for i
LADD & BUSH, BANKERS
General Banking Business
Office Hours from 10 a. m. to 3 p. m.
We can reach across the table
M Wvf --
The birds have flown. Sons find daughters, all pur
suir.st their own separate careers in different corners
of the globe. And the old, old tragedy of the lonely
mother and father in the empty old nest is repeated
before your eyes.
THE OLD NEST" By Rupert Hughes
Never Wants Anything Else
The season ot coughs, colds,
croup and bronchial troubiess at
hand. Every mother will h in
terested in this letter from Mrs.
E. K. Olson. 1917 Ohio Ave., Su
perior, Wis. "I tried many dif
ferent kinds of cough medicine,
but now I never want anything
else than Foley's Honey and Tar.
I -used it for all my children when
I lived in Iowa and also for my
grandchild in Duluth, and it has
always done good work." Con
tains no opiates. Sold everywhere.
UNION HEADS WILL
ACCEPT BOARD ORDER
(Continued from page 1.)
votes and had expressed hope that
if their attempts were successful
j their failure to support the "big
i five" might avert a walkout.
Other Unions Uncertain
I Other union leaders, however,
; said that it was by no means cer-
tain as yet that a majority of the
111 organizations would walk out.
j It became known that the meet
I ings of the conference committee
i of 100 of the six shop crafts un
ions, numbering 47b, ooo men.
have been stormy, the chairmen
splitting over what strike recom
mendations should be made to the
1.000 general chairmen who wili
go into session tomorrow or Sun
day. A report submitted to the com
mittee authorizing a strike was
istnt back to the executive council )
! to be rewritteen, it was said, al- j
I though it could not be learned !
whether the new renort wmild on- !
i 4U.. ..i. i :...! Prse a walkout or simply urge j
ltvlu 7 r" postponement of action. Where
a law to regulate their rijilit to! leaders of tnese groups a few days
bargain with their emplovcs. I g' admitted they probably could
Freedom of contract, the right ! "ot hold bac$ their mPn;. ion,iRh,f
. . .... . ' , P they appeared more tontident of
to hireand lire, is the plat-, keeping them from joining a
fortn of every business t hat ! strike.
unites in the demand for an! strike Votes Heavy
e tit i i- i Maintenance of Way men cast
enforceable law regulating the!, vote of 98 per cent a faTor of
same rights ot railways an.l!a strike. 365. otto men votaig ro
their employes. The right ojo.uit, their officials announced.
EirJL-o l..JU iwwi .,w.o,1a,I l.v i and their leaders tonight com-
. , . . . .. - 1T .. , pleted plans for a walkout, declar- :
the chief jtistu-c of the I niti-d ; ing it would be in -an ttrd(,rly and i
States supreme court. Is it j law abiding manner." It was an
l ight then to deny "the railway nounced that the chiettains felt
r ,.,i,.t. n, . i..i they were forced to authorize a'
employes lh same legal rights i strlke with 8Uch an overwhelming
conceded every other class of; vote in favor of it. i
labor?" Stationary firemen made virtu- I
Government Acts j ally the same announcement, their ;
CHICAGO. Oct. 21 Th gov ) vote for a strike being given out'
ernment today moved to prevent as 02 per cent. j
a railroad strike and to enforce' "Our chairmen voted unani- j
obedience bv th unions and roads j mously to go alons with the other ;
of decrees of the railroad labor j unions," said Timothy Healey,
board. The board announced it P'esment of the stationary fire-
had assumed full jurisdiction in ' men. "We are strongly of the
the rail crisis and ordered the opinion that many roads want a
workers not to strike pending a j strike and that they believe a
conference of union heads and rail j vhH'oh will r-v 'pp'i si oor-ir
chiefs which it called for October tunlty to destroy the unions, but
26. i.m iiien nave. ..itt n cau-
A decision from this conference not go against their wishes!
"-'11 not bo announced until after! Telegraphers Meet.
October 30. the scheduled strike "We realize a railroad strike
date, board members sa'd d ! now would be bad for business
daring that in th's way a walkout I generally. I sincerely trust it can
would be averted unless the un-i be averted in such a way as not
Ions defied the board's orders not to injure the unions. The presi
to strike pending a ruling. 'dent and the government may still
. The action .was taken tollo wing . ltnd at .way to prevent the walk-
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