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' - . ' V - ' - v,' BeelMlnr with thla Issue. Tho SUtesman imblithe th . " . ? iv
Five Candidates Names Pil
. fefed'Vithout Knowledge
, pr. Consent . -:
HOT REPUDIATIONS OUT
rl R. Hrrls Taul V.
. Johnson", ,p,,: Urnnk.mMj
. Chris J Kowltx Denj All
Attempts of ' an unnamed per
son to force fire candidates into a
district party, whose platform was
drawn and : printed without the
knowledge of any of the fire can
didates whose names appeared on
the "yellow ticket" met hot repu
diations Wednesday from Earl
Race. R. A. Harris. Paul V. John
eon. B. F. Brunk t and Chris J.
Kowits, alL of whom declared they
h&4 .known nothing of the at
tempted coup : until they opened
their mall Wednesday morning. ti
Inrestlsatlon ; Wednesday eye
nine; rerealed the fact that whll?
a large &nmbevt these yellow
tickets? ;wer' to hare been -.sent
through ' the mails, only few
were posted Tuesday, and the re
mainder swill be-discarded follow
the threat Of prosecution under
the corrupt -practiced
'-n. V . Ing electlonsln Oregon.
' : Under the - heading ' "Vote for
the People." the "Yellow Ticket"
read as follows: r
The candidates for city offices
herein named stand for:;;
.- "Good '.goTernment; law en
forcement; economy in the ex
pending ' of taxpayers funds and
sttand opposed to waste and ex
'traTagance of city money; oppos
ed to domination of city politics
by groups serrlng selfish inter
ests." :; v :
Karnes of candidates printed be
low this message Included: for
mayor. Earl Race; for aldermen,
first ward, R. A. Harris; third
ward. Paul V. - Johnson; firth
ward, B. P. Brunk; sixth ward,
Chris J. Kowiu. " .
There is. nothing objectionable
la- the message as printed sare
that , It sought to link , together
flTe candidates who tare Indlrldi
aally declared'.., that" they knew
nothing whaterer of the move un
til the : circulars, enclosed in , let
ters attacking the proposal to pur-
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ACCIDENT BRINGS SUIT
- SSOTS DAMAGES ASKED BY
ORA NOBLE IN FTUXQ
A damage suit for $5075, grow
ing out of an automobile aecldeat
en the West Side Pacific highway
on May 2, v has been filed in the
circuit court here by Ora Noble
ga;nst James. K. Sears. The pa
pers were filed Wednesday by Mc-
! MinnTllle attorneys representing
: Mrs. Nobel. :V ' f. :- " .
The accident occurred when the
car in which Mrs. Nobel was rid
ing, la said to hare been forced
Into a ditch by a car operated by
Sears. Walter Nobel was driring
the other machine.
The plaintiff declares' that she
receired severe cuts and bruises
when she was thrown against the
. car as! it hit m telephone pole after
leaving the road. ; V:
She asks 15000 for "physical
and mental 4ains" $40 for aurgf-
cal treatment, and 3& for
afire done to her dress, "shoes and
AGREEMENT IS REACHED
eETTI.E3mT OF TACNA-ARICA
. DISPUTE SAID NEAR
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- LIMA. Peru, May 19.i-By Asr
eociated Press. Peruvian official
' circles iere asserted that an agree
ment ln principle had been reached
at Washington for a partition of
the disputed provinces ' of Tacna
end -Arica zzias ClU?r-reraW
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Poland 'Is 4oaee more a-war-torn
herehad led. a revolt which temporarily leaves him In power and
President Wolcleschowskl under arrest. The photos show Pllsudski,
President Woiclechowski and Premier Witos. .. '
NORGE SAID UNHARMED
REPORTS DIRIGIBLE WRECK
NOME. Alaska, May 19. (By
Associated Press) -A 1 1 h o u g h
some reports have said that the
dirigible Norge was forced to
land at Teller, 75 miles northwest'
of Nome, because of a storm, fog
and heavy. Ice covering on her
upper structure, pictures display
ed here today of the landing
showed no signs of a storm, fog
or ice on the airship. The ribs
of the dirigible could be' plainly
seen through her doth covering.
The Norge had been,. .scheduled
to stop at . Nome after ' a flight
over ; the north pole from Spits
bergen. . '; : -. : f
The woTd "Norge" and numer
als of the craft were easily read
in the pictures, and pebbles on
the beach of Port Clarence, , , the
harbor ef . Teller could be seen for
some distance. ,
RELIEF DEBATE RESU M ED
RUMORS OF COMPROMISE ON
FARM MEASURES HEARD
WASHINGTON, May 1 9, -(By
sseclated Press) -With rumors of
compromise j persisting, consider
ation of faria-relief legislation. in
the house' will be resumed tomor
row af ten a day devoted to other
business. ' Final ' votes on the
Haugen price , stabilization bill,
the.Tlncher credit measure and
the' Curtls-Asweif commodity
marketing proposal, however, are
unlikely before Friday or Satur
Chairman 'Haugen of the Ag
rlcnltural committee " predicted
today that the r house, would ; fin
ish reading X his bill for amend
ment tomorrow and be In position
to take up the other measures 'as
substitutes. t Under the rules the
dam-rHaugen bill cannot be brought up
for -passage ; until - there' has been
opportunity ;to offer the other
two measures..'; Totes on the sub
stitutes come first. .
, SAN FRANCISCO. May : 19
(AP. Forty-two -men who en
cased today in ' an ; attack on a
group of non-uhlon carpenters on
an open shop , building; Jobhere
were arrested by police riot
sqnad and released later on 40
ball. each,. :,Tbey, will . appear, fn
Police ourt to non21fj . y-
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nation. - Gen., Pllsudski, world war
CHILD DROWNS IN DITCH
10-MONTH OM. TOT DIES
WHILE MOTHER IS AWAY
YAKIMA. May 19. (By Asso
ciated Press.) When ; Mrs.
Charles Hert went to confer-with
a neighbor late yesterday, she left
her four small children in charge
of, a niece of seven. Upon Mrs.
Hert's , return she ' found Mary
Anna, aged' 6 months; missing
and after a search located the
child's body in an irrigation ditch
running: in front of the Hert ranch
SALEM, OREGON, .THURSDAY MORNING, MAY 20, 1926
War-Torn Ration Is Again
Visited , With Threats of
Central Press .' Correspondent
, Warsaw Reviews Career of
' PilsikyrNew Ewro
WARSAW. May 19. By As
sociated Press.) Marshal Pllsud
ski absolutely refuses to consider
a dictatorship, despite nrgings
from different quarters. The at
titude of the man-who now con
trols Warsaw was communicated
to the correspondents '' today by
Col., Winiaw DelugoszewskI, the
marshal's principal 'aide and inti
mate friend.. '.
The national assembly wll be
rsnmmoned at Warsaw, he declared
and elect a president of the repub
lic, and its decisions will be re
spected, v ..fi
(Br CBtrsl Fnu)
WARSAW, May 1?, When It
became evident a month ago that
Polandtwas headed toward reyo-
CoBtinsed on pate .) '
RAIL MAN IS CHARGED
HARVEY HICKS OP PORTLAND
TO GO TO HOLLYWOOD
PORTLAND, May 19 (By As
sociated Press.) Harvey W.
Hicks, general passenger agent
here for the Union Pacific railway
system, has been promoted to the
post of general agent for the Un
ion Pacific passenger department
at-Hollywood, Cal., It' was an
Mr. Hicks will assume his new
duties June 1. His wife, formerly
Leon Cass Baer, who is dramatic
critic of the Morning Oregonian,
will join him ln Hollywood about
September 1. '
She will continue in newspaper
work in the south.
MORE TROUBLE LN THE EUROPEAN
Willamette Valley's Candi
date Scores With Frank
MACHINE TACTICS FAIL
Unbound By Promises, Bossed By
No Machine, Home Candid
ate's Service Proved 1 to
v - Be not deceived by the school
machine, which carried- more big
expensive ads in yesterday's news
papers. . The machine will no
doubt carry more oLthe ''eleventh
hour" type today . and' repeat the
same false statements made all
along during this campaign In its
FKtU J. lOOZE
frantic - efforts to nominate its
candidate -for state school super
The machine has spent thou
sands of dollars in its efforts to
put over its candidate by means
of publicity propaganda through
out the state. It is now using
Marion county newspaper public
ity in the hope of cutting down
the majority conceded to Fred J.
Tooze, the local candidate.
The machine's claim that its
candidate is in the lead is used to
discourage the wavering voter. It's
an old political trick.
The slush fund used by the
machine and its candidate has
never before been necessary, nor
has it been employed to nominate
fContlnnfd on ppa 4.)
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Beginning with this issue. The Statesman publishes the ,
last of a series of four articles treating, ln a comprehensive '
manner, the issues of the city election to be held on Friday,
May 1. No attempt is made to Impose opinions upon voters,
but facta will be presented in a manner which will aid Individ
ual readers in forming their own conclusions.
Attention of voters is called
the ordinance which resulted
mill tax levy for support of
Commission on the ballot at"
of that section only, deserves
"attention because it raises the
the zoning commission will beVcpnsideredl passed if it gains
a scant majority vote, or whether it must win two-thirds of
the ballots cast on Friday.
Written into section 4 of
". i . . and the enactment
vote of the people of the City
affirmative vote of the people upon; the question of levying
a tax annually for the years 1927, 1928. and 1929 in excess of
that levied during the previous - year plus six per centum
"Enactment of this measure by a majority vote . . shall
constitute an affirmative vote. .-. . j
That section does not appear onthe official ballot.
Was the city council within
lating that "enactment by a
an af iirmauve vote r
That ue"ition has been asked by many sincere taxpayers
who have sought to learn whether the tax' levy for the zon
ing commission can be passed by a majority vote, whereas
twp thirds vote has been considered necessary for passage of
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measures oi mis type.
On Friday of last week Fred Williams, city attorney, was
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OVER. 600 ARE KILLED IN
DAMASCUS STREET FIGHT
BOO OVTLIAXS, 10O REBELS,
20 FREAXH AKK SLAIN
Women and Children Die in the
Street When Planes and
BlS Guns Shell
LONDON, May 19. (By Asso
ciated Press.) A dispatch to the
Daily Express from Damascus
dated May 19, says:
"The city, has undergone another
bombardment by artillery and air
planes. More than 600 civilians,
Including women and children and
about 100 rebels and 20 French
were killed, "three hundred houses
The dispatch said the bombard
ment was briefly reported May 11,
when it was announced 60 rebels
had been killed, but that the real
extent of the damage done or other
casualties were not made known.
The correspondent,- according; to
the account of the affair, said the
rebels attacked French army posts,'
killed eight and captured 2 0. Two
hundred rebels then retired into
Osdan-a southern quarter of the
city of Damascus and barricaded
themselves in houses. '-
Early the next morning; 3,0 0 0
French troops surrounded the
quarter, which contains 8,000 in
habitants, and summoned the peo-
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ONE WEEK v IN EDITORIAL
ROOMS WAS ENOUGH -' - .
YAKIMA. May 19. (By Asso-
ated Press;) -Rev. W. D. . Ferry
of the Presbyterian church , who.
during; the past week has served
as editor of the Republic, of which
he frequently "-criticized the edi
torial policy, retires from that po
sition today.' The editorial col
umns ' of the ; paper - were turned
over to him for the week, that his
faction might have f nil representation.-
Rer,' Mr. Ferry's chief edi-f
torlals have all t been arguments
In favor of : prohibition. -- Be has
come to the conclusion that when
he retires from the pulpit he'will
not seek- rest in. a newspaper pub
lication, and that few laymen have
any idea of the nerve strain even a
temperary .occupancy of an edi
torial chair Involves. .;
- IIAGEN ACCEPTS BIATCH
;.LONDON, -May 19(A.P,)-
Walter Hagen former -J American
add British open golf champion to
day. accepted by cable . challenge
for a, 72 hole match, with ; Abe
Mitchell of England, with a purse
of 1,000 pouacla.
to the wording of section 4 of
mtDlacinir the request Tor 6
the' City Zoning and Plannino;
Friday's election. One portion
attention today. It deserves
question whether the levy for
that ordinance is the phrase:
of this measure by a majority
of Salem shall constitute an
its power by expressly stipu
majority vote shall constitute
DEADLY WAR GAS COULD
WIPE OUT NEW YORK CITY
HORRORS OF WAR VIVIDIiY
.PORTRAYED TO COUNCIL
Belgian Delegate at Geneva Give
Pointed: Views on Dis-:
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GENEVA. May 1 (By Asso
ciated Press) Fire and ; gas
bombs could slay or paralyze the
entire population " of New Torl(.
M. De , Bro ackers of Belgium as
serted today in a declaration be
fore the meeting of the 'disarm
ament commission in which he
portrayed ; the horrors of chemi
cal warfare. 1 '---'LV '
; To him it (was the most vital
thing in 'disarmament . - to meet
this problem! Immediately and
frankly . by the nations accepting
supervision of all airplane and
poison gas equipment. .
I For In' the most cowardly and
horrible form) of, warfare of all.'
he r, asserted, f 'hundreds ot thou
sands of people in the great cities
o I , New ; Tork Paris, Lon don and
Berlin would 1 be driven to . cellars
and subways and would be slowly,
but. surely smothered to death.
Dont talk! so much about dis
armament; Just go ahead and do
it, he said..- j . ' .;y
' M. De Brouckere who is a sen
ator and socialist of ponderous
build and long; beard, was an im
pressive figure as he pleaded wlthl
the world" powers to follow the ex
ample set - by the Scandinavian
lands ahd - proceed Immediately
with- the reduction of - armaments
without . waiting for formal treat
ies, which might be difficult. ; if
not impossible of elaboration, j
i But' helwent on, ."nations
'iV(CoatlameJea' par .
RUTH SET NEW RECORD
HOME r RtTN KING" J EXCEEPS
, MARK SET DURING 1921 1 ;
. NEW-YORK, May 19.- (By As
soclated' Press ) Babe Rnth ' to
day .passed his record home run
pece Of 1921,: when- he hit: 69
circuit; drives, -i -Jvvi:
, By -clouting twe more , round
trip hits today his - thirteenth
and fourteenth ---.of the" season
Ruth shot ten days ahead of. his
mark of fivei years Ago. ' lie had
made only 12 homers on jM ay 19,
l2i:- F -v.
Ruth's ' thirteenth s- homer was
made; against. Pitcher Zackary of
St. Louis, in the , third. Inning to
day with - two runners on '. the
paths, of the-: St. Louis team: Ills
secondC came' Inithe - eljtth,' the
first ball pitched by Pitcher Bal
lon. f; Both drives traveled on
ilarhish izl9 the right tleaclers.
; PRICE FIVJ CENTS ,
Are Cast in Re4-
Breaking Special f ,
School Section ' V
WIN BY 12 VOTE MARGIU
684 Ballots Written tor Jf easnre
Against t Opponents 673j'
'.. Taxes Not Increased ;;,-,,('.
By Bona Vote . .
South Baleiji wen . it fight to
obtain .the -last site in : that- sec
tion available for school purposes
by Just 12 Votes, according to the
official count! last night, "after a
record-breaking ballot. .' ; There
were 13 S 8 vote cast in the eleo
tlon. Of thiai number S4 were
ln faror of fie Tuxedo site and
72 were eppeeed to the . project.
The' vote was jover twice ae Jarre
as the vote on the same issue en
April 12, when only -CTS ballota
were cast, "410 against and 283
tor, the bill. ' Vague rumors werf
circulated last! night, that because
of the closeness of ithe rote the
result ttxlght he cootested. This,
however, was eemed Improbable.
In the face of the Intensive cam
paign that haaj been carrled on by
Seuth fialem resldenU .tO put; the
measure over, jit' met tremenddes
opposition at the pons. r
i By yotlng yes, the Uxpayera t$
not Increase their taxes one cent, ,
it is said. They merely gave th .
school board, permission to trans
fer bonds alre&4y Voted from tfct
Lincoln school! site-to the Tuxedi
Park i site." - The money , to pur
chase the. site! comes oat of the '.
bonds for that'unlt. Altogether
$120,000 will be spent oa tha
South Salem school project V I
:In spite. of
tne zact that over
totes were cast on
were cast on April
twice as many
are that : South
Salem was not omt In full force.
there are "1000 taxpayers in the.
school district jHrlng south, of 111-
sloa street. It South, Salem, had
voted in full strength this would
Jtao vote? jot fortn tiaiem.
where the greater part of the tax
payers reside, f :X
i Taking the figures of tie elec
tion Wednesday end alldwi&g ooly
84 for the afflrmatlra rots f r
North Salem, the South Eaten:
rote weald'abOw little yr.60 pe
NEW TORK, May 19 (A.P.)
Pauline Lord. 1 actreee- iras aca ait-
ted tonight In) the supreme court
Of a charge of lore piracy made
against her ln-1922 by Jdrs.;Ruta
uarrla wife of Mitehelt Harris.
; WflMEf J 'GIVE PJtd GHAL!
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TMCA QXM I PACKED" AS OR
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i Erery seat.ln the gymnasium
was filled Wednesday night to'
witness, the fWemeu'a Night",
program pub oq as a part jot
the, , dedication of the new
TMCA building.. . ... j : v
, Dances, addresses ; feongs,
readings' and ' Instrumental
music made,4p the prograar '
j As on thej first three even
ings of', th4 'dedication: the
guests 1 filed .';. continuously
through, the building. Inspect
ing" the boys' ; and lien's Job-
.bles, the; offices, the ' kitchen,
the class roons and tS f C : : ul
tory rooms, i As the swlzauizs
tank ias nstjyet .been ccm;!et
ed, tks room Was not open to
Inspection, although the locter
; rooms in the basement -wers
jisited;;ifar'-' r," .
's.. Speaker iffor, '"the."' evealc?
;Vre Mrs.'-IHrk; tlrs. ilaffraan,
,-Mrs. . Pargo, f'Krs: Ai2ex; 'llzs.
.Newmyer; Mrs An-'crs :::, rr,
llary Rowland, II r3. La
R. Clark, lars. Butler an-1 : i.
EdtaunCsen. f ; T'1
. . This -eretlcg pro '-.::
be in .ct; 5 cf s'P;!.
IsterUI;' c.-odclatlMa.-- V:"-
Jenkins will jre&Ide.