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SALEM, OREGON; FRIDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 11, 1921
IPRICE: FIVE CENTS
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High Officials Add Tribute to
American Who Gave Up
Life That Nations Might
Have Future Peace.
.WREATHS ARE PLACED
" i: ON SILENT CASKE1
Floral Offerings From 5 All
Countries Attest to Am-
erica's Offering -
WASniNOTptf, : Nor. .10. a
rlrer q't humanity. American men.
women and children. Americans
by heritage, Americans by elec
tion,, flowed, all day.atoday and
far into the night past the bier of
the dead soldier, under the troat,
dome 'of the caUol. it flowed
- as me me oiooa 01 me nanwu
a slow but overwhelming torrent
of human docum-ents g-at-lered to
attest the Talor ot America's
dead in France;
The great stream surged HP
. the eastern front ot .the rotunda,
four abreast, up the granite stair
way, in through the hugi door
way to pass solemnly reverently
by the casket and its five guards,
motionless as the statue of Lin
coln and Grant' at the far door
way which looked down cn the
Out through that doorway the
trpTn nnmed. ihrouah. tire state
dly corridor and its marble stalr-
races of the western front to the
homes . in the , city. : Each hour
saw thousands mae the slow
journey of honor. Each hour
saw new thousands pouring up
the widq driveway that circle
the great building. j
v Thousand lew casket
That was the overshadowing
element ia the ; cycle ot honors
- helped upon this nameless sol-
. dler, this son or tne peopi come
. home to claim the great rewara
file valiant hear' had earned. And
. It was his own -people, of every
nook or me nation, met wieniu
pave this reward, more precious
' than any Jeweled or carven tolren
that governments iof the world
Trill place tomorro wabove the
stilt breast of the sleeper.
To one side of the throng a sec
ond unending ; ceremonial of 'hon
ors for the dead went-on . There
great men came humbly to place
theit. wreath and roses , at the
Mer. There came - comrades,
limping - from 'wounds that
brought them5 - down in ; France.
There came gray-haired Teterans
of old wars, moved to do honor
to ; the young, stricken comrade
tt tti. rnit Rtrnrsrier there
came the ambassadors' and the
ministers and the special envoys
of governments around the world.
"s Formal Service Held
There were ' formal j services
here; always with the sutflity?
footsteps of the human river be
jond merging with the prayers
and the chants and the spoken
tributes to the dead." Tlrere were
ecme, like those wounded boys
from France, who stood awed and
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,- The state Industrial accident
commission yesterday received a
checkr covering the fim fine or
penalty to be assessed against oan
employer for. Illegally employing
a boy under the age of 18 years.
Under an amendment' to the
workmen's compensation act ap-
t proved at the last session of the
legislature boys who are Illegally
employed in any occupation which
nfr th nrotection ' of the
compensation, law. are. entitled .to
receive compensation payments
the I aame as any other Injured
employe, while the employer, mar
lie subject to a penalty equal to
'25 per eht of the entire cost-to
the accident fund, of the claim
arising out of such injury. .
It is the duty of the accident
commission, in the case of auy
WEALTHY; WIFEtIS VPHELDmniUtiniM1'-
iamtw, M.t?,-.jwnrf lyxJLT
' - Mrs. Mary Kathryn Johnson; wife of Gail Johnson, mil
lionaire iron manufacturer's son, who Was charged with dis
orderly conduct by her husbandj because of her" participation
in a "divorce raid" on his apartments. The court ruled that
a wife has the right to enter her husband's apartment at any
time. V CM"L j. :;' I !::.. ' L -" ..
ITER !S KILLED
John Stevens of Boise Dies
When Struck by Bullet,
! Police Summoned
' PORTLAND, Or, Nov. 10.
John Stevens, aged 45, a waiter
from Boise, Ida., was shot and
killed in Chinatown tonlsht dur
ing a shooting affrav btw3en
Chinese. Five shots in all were
tired by the Chinese. The police
t aid ; afterwards that . they were
looking for Harry ,Chin, a auay
sing, as, the author of the trouble.
Ing Sung, a Hop. Sing, was shot
through, the left ankle.
Harry .Chin is, ijinder Indict
ment, charged with participation
in a previous fohg battle in which
a Hop Sing was killed. He was
recentlyjreleaBed on . r
Morris Creditors to
Have Hearing Monday
PORTLAND, Or., Nov. 10.
Protest of-dissenting creditors
against the sal9 of assets of the
bankrupt bond house of Morris
Brothers," Inc.; to an organization
of unsecured -chredltors will be
heard in United States district
court. Monday morning,, i
Date for, the hearing was set
today when attorneys for the dis
aenting group asked the court to
ieview a recent action of A. M
Cannon, rdferee in - bankruptcy
authorizing the sale to the cred
boy under 18 years of age being
Injured while .under the protec
tion of the compensation law, to
ascertain If the employer has a
permit from the bureau of child
labor ; for; such boy, and if not,
then to determine if the employ
er acted In good faith, believing
the boy to be of lawful age.
i The first case to come before
the commission under this new
provision involved a boy under 12
years of . ase, .who was employed
as ; a skid greaser in connection
with logging operations. He
found and played with dynamite
caps, one of which exploded and
blew off, part ot a thumb and
part or . a finger.
- The penalty assessed ' against
the employer amounted - to ap
proximately JU.2. ;.
: CUT I SUES
Wage Reductions Are Refer
red to Workers -for
OMAHA, Nov. j 10. Cuts in
liacke workers' wage scales will
be requested in local packing
houses and a readjustment plan
offered plant conference boards
in Omaha packing plants where i
that system is in vogue, within
two weeks, it was announced here
f While local butcher workmen
officials are unanimous in predict
ing a flat refusal on the part of
the employes of any wage cuts by
the packers, an order forestalling
aMy strike by workers may be
issued; by the executive board of
the International butcher organi
zations, according to union offic
ials here. J. II. Davis, . district
president of the Amalgamated
Cutters and Butcher Workmen of
North j America, declared that a
strike f would be the only: answer
to a cut in wages, i i .
; The! letter requesting 'consider
ation ot wage reductions to lessen
operation costs and aid In bring
ing about price reductions was
read today, it was said, at the
Swift 'plant assembly conference.
President Davis said late tonight
that he had no official notifica
tion of such action. . He admitted
that reference of., the matter to
him would probably be delayed
it suc$ action had been, taken.
IE LAW IS
TARGET OF CLERKS
Blood Test Suggested As
Means of Protecting
PORTLAND. Ore., Nov. 10.
More stringent marriage law for
Oresrod were recommended by the
county; clerks of Oregon, who
opened thedr annual convention in
Portland today. , ! : .
:i The( resolutions recommended
that both male and female appli
cants for marriage -licenses. pass
blood itests by doctors, i At " pres
ent rabies only are required to
pass ah examination and they are
not given blood tests. The resolu
tion also provides that notices of
intention to apply for marriage li
censes Imust be published; ten days
in advance. -- 1 -K
i The lannual convention of the
Kherlffs of Oregon alsio oner'vl
fhflflV- More -than ' : half 'tflO
counties In 'the state were repre-f
sensed -in the registrations.-
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Greetings Sent - french
General to Members of
American l Legion oh Ev-3
of Armistice Day.
TO AMERICAN MOTHERS
"On This Day Let us Think
Only of Cause for Which
! Allied Armies Fought"
PITTSBURGH, Nov. 10. De
claring that Armistice day should
be made sacred throughout the
civilized world, Marshal Foctt
here tonight gave out a message
to the American legion.
' j "It is out. of sacrifice and suf
fering that the greatest things in
lifje grow," the message saja. "No
man ever gave up part of himself
irt a great cause but that his sac
rifice was rewarded a hundred
fold in moral and nn " bless
ings. "Our hearts pour out in sym
pathy to the mothers, wives, fa
thers, sisters, brothers of those
brave soldiers who made the su
nreme sacrifice in the war. Our
prayers go up for those men and,
at the same time we worsut
their memory. '
("Armistice day, the eleventh o
November. ; should be made sat
cred- throughout ,the - civilised
world. It is the day when 'we
think og the noble sacrifice made
by the hero dead, of the brilliant
records of all duty performed;
of the spirit ot patriotism and
bravery shown by those who, for
tunately escaped shot and shell.
! "On this day let us think only
ol! the great cause lor which the
aOies fought a Bplendid cause,
cijie that led to victory and peace.
And thinking of the great cause
for which we fouht, let U3 think
also of a bond of eternal peace.
so that the people of the world
mar work ftnrt re Dull a
happiness in industrial pursuits.
Tv-ith no thoughts of future con
flicts. I "God helping, peace will reign
throughout the world."
Pershing genda Message
WASHINGTON. Nov. 10. Act
ing in response to numerous re
quests, General Pershing, chief of
staff of the army and former
commander in chief of the A. K.
Fi tonight made the following
"On the third anniversary ol
lha armistice, which terminated
the most devastating war in his
tory and ended the hopes of those
nho would enslare civilization,
there is found art ever-increasing
gratitude among the American
people toward those who made
the victory ours. Today the na
tion pays solemn tribute to the
memory ot Ita unknown, who typ
ifies the devotion of heroic souls
sacrificed on the altar of patriot
ism. "It 'is well to memorialize the
past, but it is also important to
take thousht of the future. Con
ditions are still far from ideal.
All classes of citizens must con
tinue the great battle of peace.
It iB the sacred obligation of ev
ery citizen to do his part day by
day that, the nation may pros
per and that contentment l and
happiness may come to all "'
j Legion Commander Talks
I WASHINGTON, Nov. 10.
National Commander Mac Nlder
of the American legion has ad
dressed the following Armistice
day message to the legion:
"In our celebration of Armis
tice day, it is fitting that w
pause and do honor to the heroic
dead, those glorious lads of ours
who made this a day of rejoicing
for the whole world.
jNovember 11, 1918, should not
men the end of your service to
cur country, but ths beginning.
We ot th American legion have
pledged, durselres 4 those, bud
dies of ours who. will never come
back to carry on the battle for
the princiDles for which thsy died.
Vre feel that would be their wish
and . our inspiration shall be the
thought of them and those of
our corafadea who are disabled
and Mck and Who must live the
war forever. ,
lf th legion is to be a real
power tor good In America ; we
must put behind 1t the same higti
fihe, unselfish spirit which char
acterized these men's ser vices. 1 1
-w ran An . that jind wa bwa it Id
them to do tt, no man need fear
for the future ot America.".
i PEACE WILL
i REIGN; FOCH
Meet optimistic ks
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Official Program For First Session
Armament Conference Announced
i ! WASHINGTON, Nov. 10. The official program for
the first session of the armament conference was issued
today by the state department. ; It follows:
, "One. The first meeting of the conference will be
held on Saturday, November 12, at 10:30 al m. at Con
tinental Memorial-hall (Hall of the Daughters of the
American Revolution.) I
"Two. r The doors are to be closed to' the public at
10:15 a. m., and it is requested that the delegates will
be in their places not later than 10:25. j
"Three. The order of proceedings follows:
"Prayer will be offered by Reverend W. S. Aber
hathy, D. pastor of Calvary Baptist church of Wash
"The president will then address the conference.
"In accordance with the desire which has been ex
pressed on behalf of the missions no responses will be
made to the president's address and the president will
retire at its conclusion. j
"The secretary of state will suggest that the con
ference proceed with its organization. j
"The election of the presiding officer will follow.
"The presiding officer will then deliver! an address.
"After the selection of secretary general and com
mittees on program and procedure, it will !be proposed"
that the conference adjourn to meet on Tuesday, No
vember 15, eleven a. m., at Continental Memorial hall."
Alphabetical Precedence to
Govern Seating of Con
WASHINGTON Nov. 10
When armament delegates as
semble at the great 108-foot ta
ble in Continental hall Saturday
for their first session, they will
be seated according to what dip
lomatically is known as "alpha
President Harding, occupying
a chair at the center of the main
section the west side will have
grouped about him Secretary
Hughes and the three other Am
erican delegates. Senator Lodge,
Senator Underwood and Elihu
Root. The president will retire
after delivering his address, leav
ing Secretary Hughes at the cen
ter of the group, which' position
he will occupy also at the sessions
in his capacity as president of the
To the right ot the American
delegates will be seated delegates
from the British empire and the
dominions. To the right of them
will be . seated the French.
To the left of the Americans
will be the delegates from Italy
and to their left will be delegates
At the open end of the U table
the east side and at smaller
tables placed to connect with the
ends of the large one will be
seated delegates fro mnolland,
Belgium, Portugal and China.
Then in rows In chairs about
the three sides will be 200 tech
nical advisers and other experts.
The three balconies will be divid
ed between the diDlomatic corps
and official set, the senate and
To the rear of the presiding
officer and fixcing the ahll are
four boxes seating ten persons.
One will be assigned to Mrs
Harding; or.e to the American
delegation and the remaining two
to the foreign delegates. Ift all
there are seats for approximately
1300 persons in tire auditorium.
Barney Oldfield Again !
To Compete in Races
; SAN FRANCISCO, Cal., Nov,
10. Barney Oldfield, veteran
automobile racer, who has not
competed in races for several
years, will again be behind the
steering wheel of a speed . car,
recording to Jack Prince, .speed
way engineer land friend of the
raeer today. I
. The racer wired Prince accept
anco of the engineer's invitation,
that, he . make an attack on tho
miie record at the new, San Car
los speedway on or about Decem
ber!. - ;
r Oldfield. according to Prince,
plans to drive against tim? using
a new 16-cylinder car". ;
Train and Yard Employes to
Be Affected by Action of
NEW YORK, Nov. 10 Immed
iate action will
be taken to se-
Jn the wages of
train and yard service employes,
approximating 10 per cent, on all
lines north of the Ohio and Po
tomac rivers and east of the Mis
sissippi, it was announced today
after a meeting of presidents of
the lines involved.
Reductions, acordine to L. F.
Lbrree, president of the Delaware
and Hudson railroad will be in
line with the decision reached by
the railroad executives in Chica
go on October 4 The wag
cuts will affect approximately
one million menl
Similar action to that taken
by tlri rail presidents here today,
will soon be taken by the south
ern and western railroads, one
Detailed figures as to actual
number ot employes who would
be affected In that event were
not available, bit. there are laid
to .be approximately 600,000 In
the west and 300,000 in the
for ran cm
William Hertio to Attend
Conference! of Leadin,
Professor William H. Hertzog.
professor of rural sociology of
Willamette university, will leave
today to attend j in Chicago No
vember 15, a conference of dele
gates from colleges and universi
ties in the United States to en
dorse the action ot President
Harding in calling the Interna
tional Disarmament conference.
t The meeting is sponsored by
colleges, universities and schools
throughout the United States. It
is probably thej : first concrete
union of every religious force in
the country to endorse a matter of
national momentj .
Charles S. Cutting of Chicago,
graduate ot Willamette university
in 1873, will also attend the Chi
cago conference. i He has served
as prabate judge! of Cook county
which includes Chicago, and pres
ident' of the board of education.
Mr. Hertzog wilt be absent from
the city about two weeks.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 10.--The
great powers completed their pre
parations today forj the confer
ence on limitation of armaments.
Tonight their ... representatives
set aside as a period ot mourning
for America's soldier dead the
hours remaining before the con
ference assembly Saturday. 1
The last of the major delega
tions was completed by the day's
arrivals, who included A. J. Bal
four, head of the British group
until the coming of Lloyd George,
and additional delegates from
New Zealand, Australia and
Italy. : s
Only the delegation from Por
tugal, which Is to arrive tomor
row, was missing tonight. , ,
Advisory Board Ready,.
Notable among the day's con
ferences among the representa
tives of the Individual natlona
was a meeting of the advisory
committee named - by President
Harding to "advise ; and assist"
the American delegates.
The committee completed Its
By, exchanges among the par
ticipating nations, j final agree
ment was reached on the program
for the opening day, last-minute
touches , were added, to physical
arrangements in the conference
hall and every -detail j of the prep
arations was completed. .
Plans for the opening session
will start the conference with a
minimum of frills. - Secretary
Hughes will bring tho delegates
to order, there will be prayer,
fresiaent Harding will make a
short address, a .chairman will be
chosen, and the conference will
go to work. ' President Harding
will entertain the : delegates at
dinner at the White House. Sat
Proposal Is Framed
Unless all surface indications
are deceiving, the United States
alone will be ready to come for
ward at the outset with a con
crete proposal for armament lim
itation. . A " . j j j
This plan, relating primarily to
naval problems, therefore, ap
pears to be destined to become
the first important topic of ne
gotiation, although counter pro
posals are expected to be brought
in later and the discussion Is be
lieved likely to lead the confer
ence quickly into a consideration
of various far-flung questions of
As the opening uoUr approaches
there Js manifest av feeling of
growing optimism ainoni many
delegates, cpupled. with a- deter
mination not to permit the con
ference to stray into troublesome
fields with which it has no con
cern. The British delegation is
making its plans for a six weeks'
session, and most of the other
groups are almost as hopeful of
All Interests Involved
Through six sub-committees
the advisory body expects not only
to keep the four -principal, dele
gates informed about the public
reactions ' but also to t help the
American people grasp the sig
nificance of the highly .compll-
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PERRY CASEi FALLS
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EAT WHEN FACTS
ARE BROUGHT 2 QUI
Complete, collapse of the Cap
ital Journal's attempts to release
the two Perry girls, Thelma and
Violet, from the care; of the Mar
lon" county court, was! marked yes
terday by the arrest of Harrison
Mowry, stepfather of the children,
on a statutory charge.
. The- eharge as filed by District
Attorney John Carson, cites "as
sault with intent to rape, one
of the little girls being reported
as his victim. Mowry was ar
rested by deputy sheriffs yester
day afternoon at his ranch five
miles south of Salem.
In connection with this new
phase of the ease that has at
tracted county-wldei attention,
County Judge W. M.i Bushey has
issued a statement in -which he
challenged the Capital Journal's
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ARE FIXED BY
Total of Oregon'sV Assess
bent Roll, Not Counting
.- Public Utilities Reported
SIX COUNTIES FAILlTO
I SET OUy EXEMPTIONS
Some Classes of Property
' Increase While Others;
. - Show Falling 0ff
Ratios for appropriating the state
taxes tor the year 1922 were an
nounced late last night following
a meeting of the state, tax com
mission in the offices of Frank J.
Lovel, state tax commissioner.
the ratios follow: : Ratio
County if; a : o y-, : Ml
Baker , . .!;,..:.;,,;
lien ion . . . , . . . . . . ,
Clackamas .. .1. . .. .
Clatsop ....,.!.... 4.
Curry ...... ..i..
Deschutes . ...... ..
Douglas ,..;.'... ... , , . , ; . .
uuiiam . i v. . ..... . . . .
Harney ., .j,,
Hood River i ,
Jackson . . ; . ;
4 ' ;
Josephine"; ?; J
ft " ,
IWU . tf . p .
iHW 1WW . .
t J t M I f ,
UlltVU . . , . ( .
The total of the state's assess
ment .roll, ' iot counting publio
Bervlce' corporations, is $868,727,-'
161.97, or Including exemptions
of property upj to 11000 for Civil
war veterans under a law of 1921,
$859,086,100.97. the exemptions
.as reported from 30 counties ag
gregating, $1,501,730. Six coun
ties did not report . exemptions.
The total assessment roll for this
year is approximately t $18,0Q0
000 below that of last year. '
Totals shown ia the summary
off county assessment rolls fol
low: ;.',--- ' o - . -
.TiHable Unds - Acres, 7,808,
077.56; value, 1243,798.269. '
Timber lands Acres, 3,3 6 2,
367,81; value, $67,592,065.,,
ysTon-tillable L lands Acres,
3.858.754.47: value, $78,660,737.
Improvements on deeded : or
patented lands-- Value, $32,343,-
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published assertion , that he had
suppressed the facts concerning
tho legal or moral element en
tering into the Perry case,.
Judge Bushty's statement fol
lows: ; , . v '
?At no tim did the Capital
Journal, through Its representa
tives approach! me with a request
for; facta pertaining, to either the
legal or moral; Issues In vol red in
this, case Aj Journal reporter '
met me on the! sidewalk once an l
asked me if I was going to re
lease the Perry girls. - At another
Urns he Inquired as to the num
ber of committments I had made
to the Deaconess hospital.
..:. A fair tevi4w of this case was
printed In The) SUtesman shortly
after the Journal started its ray-
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