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fORTY-THIRD YEAR.-NO. 15.
SALEM, OREGON, SATURDAY, JANUARY 17, 1920.'
PRICE 2 CENTS.
DEPORTED. RADICALS, LANDED A THUNGO:
LEGISLA TURE NEAR. AJOURNMENT TODAY
BIG SOVIET ARK
IP WD ONE
Eerkman And Emma Goldman
Lead Procession Down
Gang Plank; Declare They
Will Return lo America .
Hango, Finland. Jan. 16. United
States army transport Buford, having
oil board 249 radicals deported from
America, arrived here at S o'clock this
afternoon. Finnish pilots could not
dock the vessel and a German pilot
Alexander Berkman and Emma
Goldman, who have been considered
the leaders of the deportees, have de
clared they will not remain in Russia
but will "return to America to save
The reds on board the Buford will
lie taken to the Russia frontier by the
United States labor bureau and immi
After the Buford had been docked,
Berkman and Miss Goldman led a pro
cession of radicals down the gang
plank. A large number ot persons as
sembled on the wharf, gazing curious
ly at the landing. The reds made up
a motley throng, their faces full of
curiosity as to what their future might
be, while there w ere traces of anxiety
tot they might be attacked after they
bad lert the protection of the Ameri
can guardians. Finnish auhorities will
look after the safety of the deportees.
Both Talk Freely.
After they had landed, Berkman' and
Miss Goldman talked willingly, with
newspapermen. Asked to give her
opinion of her deportation, the latter
"It wag melodrama to keep it se
"It was unfair and stupid," interject
ed Berkman. "You can't kill an idea
Nke that. The czar tried and failed.
He in dead and forgutten."
"I'o you want to overthrow the
American government?" Miss Gold
man was asked.
"You need a new government," she
rowerea, "and I hope the election will
It Is her Intention to return to
America as booh as possible. She as
ms she became an American citizen
virtue of her marriage to Jacob
'erat Kocl"'ter. N. Y In 1887
in J ''ei1 the court lPcree
In 1909 cancelling Kersner's certificate
naturalization was illegal. Miss
Warn,, WfUj (UvoroP(, from Kwm(?r
IS 9 but she claims this did not
To Remain Bolshevist.
"ieche said: 'The test of lov
" she con
be my lot
I will not
LIBERATION cm 1 7
NEAR SILVERTON MARKS END OF LONG FIGHTI
Ala. , ' -
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The liberation of 17 head of elk in
the Abaqua country above Silverton re
cently marks the first success in the
battle of William A. Taylor of Macleay
and a group of his associates, to re
establish the herds which at one time
roamed the foothills in that section and
provided meat and game in abundance
for the settlers of that part of the Wil
The. movement to re-establish the
herds is now well under, way and Mr.
Taylor has the assurance that more
elk will be provided as fast as the cost
of transporting them from Yellowstone
rark and other breeding places is as-
sured. A drive among the Elk lodges
oi me state to secure the money need
ed to pay the expenses incident to the
shipment of two additional carloads of
elk, which have been promised, will
be launched wihln the next few days.
Is tlle Wwer of emliirunc
that is whut tt.ni
until I return to America.
ea what her
'lAtln "',,,r,Se by mlvloe P
Pin affiliated with the hni-w.w t
plans were, Mis3
MAKES DEMAND FOR
Paris Jan. 17. The supreme
council's letter to the Dutch gov
eminent demanding the extradi
tion of former Emperor William
has) been sent to that government.
It was forwarded officially during
TAX FOR HIGHWAY
Of HOLD UP AND
We wen Zl , m was an injustice.
far'J2,notvena chance to prepare
hy-en ' 8,mr distinction be-
lea 1dpipSm ;'8 il is known in
JflGermany and as It Is prao
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If the house follows the lead es
tablished by the senate this morning
the people of Oregon will be glvm
an opportunity to vote on a measure
creating an income tax for road pur
poses at the May election. Thd bill
sponsored by Senators Pierce and Or-
ton was passed in the senate by a
vote of 16 to 12 just before the noon
The measure provides a tax on all
incomes thd proceeds to be used ex
clusively .for road purposes. The tax
is fixed at on per cent on the first
thousand dollars with an Increase of
one half bf one per cent on each ad
ditional thousand dollars up to ten
thousand dollars after which the rate
is fixed at six per cent. On incomes
of over $20,000 the tax Is fixed at ten
Exemptions from the provisions of
the bill are provided as follows:: Indi
vidual Incomes up to $2000; husband
and wife $2SO0; for encn cnnu unaer
18 years and for each dependent an
Total returns from all Hood River
valfey products the past year, includ
ing lumber, will exceed $7,000,000. The
apple crop leads wtih a gross income
to growers of $4,500,000.
MEMBERS OF NEW FISH
AND GAME COMMITTEE
Failure to procure sufficient evi
dence on which to prosecute police
Friday night released L. Gavigan, and
Saturday morning freed Jim Grace,
the two men held since Thursday as
suspects in the hold up and shooting
Wednesday night of Jack Frohma
der. The ability of the pair to estab
lish an alibi, and the failure of police
to find the revolver from which the
shot was fired, resulted, after a long
conference Friday afternoon with
Prosecuting Attorney Max Gehlhar,
lu his recommendation that they be
No further arrests had been made
of suspects up to a late hour Satur
day. Police, however, are steadily
working on evidence they now have,
and it is Indicated that otlfcr devel
opments will follow soon.
While the proprietor of the Salem
Rooming house, where Gavigan and
Grace were staying, first asserted
that hs heard them come Into their
room at eleven o'clock the night of
the shooting, he told Prosecuting At
torney Gehlhar and police Friday
that they came to their rooms at
9:40 five minutes before the shoot
ing Is alleged to have occurred. This
was accepted as a final alibi for the
pair. The proprietor claimed that they
returned to their rooms at that time,
and spent the evening playing cards.
The only evidence police claimed
Friday was lacking to cinch the
crime on the pair the revolver that
fired the shot has not yet been
found. Repeated searches In the grass
and brush in the vicinity of the shoot
ing resulted In nothing, they claim.
It developed Friday evening that
Roma Hunter, employed at Cross'
market, heard three shots fired and
heard a man running along the Oak
street sidewalk, as he was on his way I
home. Other witnesses said that only
one shot had been fired.
Statesman And Author Chos
en By Deputies By Big Ma
jority - As Successor To
Poincare Od i First Ballot
Versailles, Jan. JL7. Pau! Deschanel
was elected president of France by the
national assembly here today.
M. Deschanel received 734 votes out
of a total of 889 cast.
Paul Eugene Deschanel, statesman
and author, la known as one of the
most ..brilliant public speakers of
France. He was born in Brussels in
1867, during the tl2 in Belgian of his
father, Emile Deschanel, senator and
professor bf the College of Paris.
Paul Deschanel entered political life
in 1876 as secretary to M. De Marcere,,
then minister of the interior, and in
the following year was secretary to
Jules Simon, president of the council.
In 188S he was elected to the chamber
of deputies, becoihjng vice president of
that body in 1896.
M. Deschanel as elected president
of the chamber IrT 1989 and held that
office until 1902, when he was defeat
ed for re-election. After relinquishing
the presWency of the chamber, - M.
Deschanel was appointed president of
the parliamentary commission of for
eign affairs and colonies, which posi
tion he filled from 1905 Jo 1909.
Since May, 191 2j when he succeeded
Henri Brisson, jl. Deschanel has
served continuous as president of the
chamber of deputies." He Is a member
of the French. 'academy, having suc
ceeded to the seat of the leat Edouard
Serve. M; Deschanel has written sev
eral books on social and political sub
This Is the second time M, Deschanel
has been a candidate for the presi
dency of the republic. In 1913 he en-1
tered the lists against Raymond Poin
care, but polled only 18 votes.
CLOCKS STAND STILL IN
BOTH HOUSES WITH 50.
Solons Cimmence To Drift Away With All Emergency Meas
ures Except Capital Punishment Enacted; Millage Bill
Amendment Approved And Appropriations Sanctioned
During Last Hours Of Busyiession.
With the clock stopped in both houses, the legisla
ture is rushing ahead at full speed this afternoon in
frantic effort to complete the work before it. Final action
still awaits on 50 measures, and many will die with the
session. Many legislators are planning -to take the 4
o'clock train home, whether work is ended or not, for the
big measures of the occasion are already enacted into law.
Emergency Bills Passed. I
By the passage of the bill submitting I
the restoration of captal punishment to '
a referendum to be finally acted on
this afternoon by the house the legis
lature will complete the program of
emergency legislation asked for by the
governor. Other measures asked and
passed were the increase of compensa
te n for injured workmen, the reorgan
ization of the fish and game commis
sion, passage of the woman's suffrage
amendment, educational financial aid
for soldiers', sailors and marines, re
vision of criminal legislation.
The debate upon capital punishment
was opened by Sheldon, oi Jackson
county who asked Its submission to the
people and went on record as favoring
the repeal of the prohibition. In order
to clear up a conflict, final action was
delayed pending consultation with the
The resolution provides:
"The penalty for murder in the first
degree shall be death, except when the
TO DEATH UNDER
WHEELS OF Ml
George D. Bindley, about 85 years
old, waB killed at 4:30 o'clock Satur
day morning wnen he was hurled
from the top of a gondola (jar be
neath the wheels of a freight train
on which he was braking, at the in
tersection of Summer and Trade
streets. The wheels of one car passed
over his body, across the stomach, al
most cutting him in two. Mr. .Bindley
in heilfWArl tn hnvA tinn hiirlAil frnm
the car when the train came to a,
Speaker Jones appointed Messrs.
Bean, Hare and Cross as the house
committee to probe the fish and game
commission affairs and report to the
next session. X
Ways and means committee emer
gency appropriation bills were passed
as folows, (tvithout debate:
For purchase of the state game farm
Home for defective children $33,500.
Home for wayward girls $7000.
Florence Crittenden home $2000.
State treasurer's safe $5000.
Burglar insurance $500.
Fair buildings $10,000.
Feehlo minded institution $25,000.
Legislative .expenses $20,000.
Repair Dallas amory $4000.
i The speaker was authorized to name
. a legislative committee, headed by him
self, to welcome General Pershing to
Oregon Monday In a resolution adopt
ed without dissent.
The senate passed the ten million I The memorial to congress In behalf
dollar road bond bill this morning by 'of the Deschutes Irrigation district was
trial lurv shall in Its vardint roonm.
mend life imprisonment, In which case i,he. CAf. when
the penalty -shall be life Imprison- h""' V v ' '
ment He was seen to fall by A. E. Thur-
oer, in - cnarge or, tn swucn crew.
ROAD BOND BILL
WITH SAFE LEAD
l N S""e 'Iwsts. '
am 70n' 3 mra-
01". 1 year.
Dry Law Starts
At Stroke of 12
Kanf T oom".'on
Zth a "Nation
ftwTl ' SPeClal BPS8ion
rttnTn ?301"' 8'on,elect-
Ion. fi!i? Iaw had been
by vahH waged a'"
vco,r,;ld Wlth he legisla-i
"--onfidence in Its J
New Tork, Jan. 17. Four minutes
after the eighteenth amendment be
came efefctive in New York this morn
ing 12:05 o'colck to be exact a
Brooklyn cafe owner was arrested by
an Internal revenue Inspector for sell
ing a glass of bandy.' A bartender in
the same -establishment was arrested a
This news traveled in underground
channels faster than prairie fire fan
ned by a cyclone and in a short time
the merrymaking over the demise of
John Barleycorn came to a more or
less abrupt end In the greater city's
cafes, restaurants and hotels. The
presence of one hundred revenue in
spectors in the white light district and
the knowledge that the city's 15,000
policemen were watching for violation
of the new law caused the saloonkeep
ers and others to close" their doors
RECALLED BY SENATE
FOR REVISION TODAY
The Banks-Moser bill defining suc
cession to the governorship in the ev
ent of a vacancy in that office, which
passed the senate late Friday night,
was hastily recalled from the house
this noon by Senator Moser for the
purpose of amending the measure,
eliminating the secretary of state from
The bill will be rushed to the reso
lution committee immediately upon its
return and in its amended form will
provide that in the event of a vacancy
in ihn r.ffln nf eovernor the president
of the senate shad assume the duties
of that office until a new governor can
k. i.nto in the event of the inabil
ity of the president of the senate of
the senate to serve tne speaner oi m
house of renresentativs will be the next
in line of succession.
According to Senator Moser ten
t!its now have this method of succes
sion which will Insure the presence of
three members on me siaie ouaru oi
control and not two, one of them with
two votes, as at the present time. i
The bill would not e'ffect the status
nf th. nrMent "administration if passed
and adopted by the people.
a vote of 22 to 6. Debate on the Ques
tion was chopped short by Senator Or
ton who moved the previous question,
declaring that the votes were ready for
the passage of the. measure. The vote
on the bill follows:
Aye Baldwin, Banks, Bell, Eber
hard, Gill, Handley, Howell, Huston,
Hurley, Jones, Lachmund, Moser, Nick
elsen, Norblad, Orton, Patterson, Rit
ner, Shanks, Smith of Coos and Curry,
Smith of Josephine, Wood, Vinton.
No Eddy, Farrell, LaFollette,
Pierce, Strayer, Thomas.
Senator Pierce led the fight against
the bond bill, Insisting that the people
of the state who would be expected to
foot the bills ultimately should be al
lowed to decide for themselves wheth
er or not they should be burdened with
an additional bond Issue.
"We have fooled the people once by
taking their automobiles off the tax
rolls," he declared. "The loss to the
tax rolls by that move Is reflected in
increased ux levies on all other prop
erty." ' That action of the last session he de
clared worker to the interest of the
man who owned a high priced car and
against the man who drove a modest,
low priced car.
"We have gone bond wild," he con-
When Thurber reached his side he
was still breathing, and gasped:
"I am dead." ;
l Coroner Clough was called and the
body was removed to the Webb &
Clough undertaking establishment.
Mr. Bindley had worked in Salem
on the Southern Pacific switch crew
for only two days. He came to this
city from Portland Wednesday,) where
he had worked about a weak.
A wife and three children survive
him in Portage, Wis., Coroner Clough
learned Saturday. The body will be
held here pending receipt of word
It Is believed Mr. Bindley had been
In Oregon only about two weeks.
the money with which to foot the bills
represented by these mounting bond
Senator Farrel land Senator Thomas
also spoke against the bill the latter
declaring that no emergency existed
and therefore no excuse for considera
tion of the measure at this session.
Proponents of the measure were own
tent to let thr case rest without argu
ments, eontbjt In the knowledge that
sufficient support was back of the bill
to insure Its passage.
An attempt to refer the bill back to
the committee for the purpose of re
ferring the measure to a vote of the
people was defeated previous to the
consideration of the main question.
The resolution providing for a sub
mission to the, people of an amendment i
requiring a two-thirds majority of
votes cast at election for the passage of
a constitutional amendment was pass
ed with 47 ayes and 4 noes and adopt
ed. Banks' senate resolution advocating
passage of the peace treaty by the
United States senate, including the
Lodge reservations aroused a protest
by Smth of Multnomah and resulted in
its indefinite postponement by an
The bill carrying $260,000 financial
aid for soldiers, sailors and marines,
was passed unanimously.
The measure regulating the weight
of auto trucks for the protection of
highways, fathered by the road and
highway committee, was passed with
out a dissenting vote.
Kiluculloiinl Millage 1)111.
The ways and means committee's
substitute bill for Increasing the mill
age tax for the O. A. C, slate .unlver
stly and normal school which Increased
the O. A. C. share on the basis of four
to the university's 3, as finally agred
upon by both institutions passed the
house at noon. The measure Is for sub
mission to the people. It adds 1.2 mills
SENATE URGES SPEED
IN IMPROVING TREATY
The senate of the Oregon state leg
islature went on record this morning
as favoring prompt and speedy action
by the senate of the United States on
some sor of a world covenant which
would prevent wars in the future.
The McNary compromise on Article
10 of the league of nations Is endor
sed in the resolution which Is spon
sored by Senator Banks.
Luther J. Chapin of the Salem
Kings Products company, spent Sat
urday In Albany on business.
SIMS TOLD II
ta inr hniTiAH
III Ltl BKIII6II
Admiral Tells Senate Probers
Of Instructions Issued 0a
Occasion Of Departure To
Fflrmni Waters -
Washington Jan. .17. Rear Admir
al Sims told the senate committee in
vestigating naval awards today that '
when he was ordered to England la
March, 1917, just before the United "
States entered the war, ha was in
structed by tha navy department "not
to let the British pull the wool over
your eyes" and that "we would just
as soon fight the British as the central
The admiral also charged that Am
erican naval headquarters in London '
did not receive cooperation from th "
navy department and that the depart-'
ment did not arrive at any decided '
plan of action until ten months after '
he arrived in London, He added that
it was ten months befor we really "
came to the aid of the allies or acted
on their recommendations,"
Admiral Sims testimony was in thd
form of a letter to Secretary Daniels;
entitled "some naval lessons of the
great war," which Mr. Daniels reoeiv- -
ed several days ago. The letter criti
cized the department for attempting
to administer the details ot action by
the American naval, forces overseas'
and alleged that the department de
manded that it be permitted to pass
fully on all plans, even those regard
ing action against the enemy.
When Admiral Sims finished read-
ing the letter. Chairman Hale an- .
nounced that the full naval commit
tee would be asked ellher to empower
the present sub-committee to Investi
gate Admiral Sims charges of lack of
cooperation or to appoint a separate)
sub-committee to conduct the Inquiry
More Authority Sought
Characterizing the alleged attitude
of the departmeht . ns "a terrible
thing," Senatrr McCormlck, repub
lican, Illinois, said: ......
'I believe we will have to go to the
naval affairs committee or the senate
for further instructions and authority
to Investigate this entire matter of
the attitude of the nuvy department
tomard Admiral Sims mission."
German submarines did not gener
ally attack combatant vessels, the
admiral said, adding that Command
er Bagley's destroyer, the Jacob
Jones, was sunk by a chance shot at
a distance of two miles by a subma
rine commanded by Hans Rose, who
took the U-63 into Newport harbor.
"There was one chance in a thou
sand for a hit," he said, "und Ruse
Tillamook Man Passes
Away At Local Hospital
O, Bryant Crane, 62, whose home
was In Tillamook, died at a local hos
pital early- Saturday morning, follow
ing a brief Illness. The body will be
shipped to Tillamook for burial,
probubly Sunday, by the lligdon &
Mr. Crane Is survived by two sis
ters, Mrs. L. H. Babcock and Mrs. A.
J. Burdlck, both of Turner, and a
brother, Ono Crane of Portland.
eluded. "Where do you purpose to get ftax to the present levy, which will give
In handing his annual report to the
directors in session Saturday, J. O.
Holt, manager of the Eugene Krult
Growers' association, stated that the
annual business amounted to $949,-475.
the O. A. C. $685,720 and the univer
slty $514,280. The normal receives an
additional 6-100 of a mill.
McFarland's bill prohibiting the tak
ing of salmon between an hour after
sunset and sunrise on the Willamette,
passed with only Schuebe opposing.
At noon the clock was stopped and a
recess of an hour and a half taken.
OFFICE OF LIEUTENANT
GOVERNOR AGAIN BOBS
UP BEFORE SENATORS
Plane In Race
DISBROW CASE LOST
The trial of George Drlsbrow
against Mrs. W. W. Huntley, Involv
ing the alleged failure of the defend
ant to funfill the terms of a contract
between Ihi pair, was heard In Judge
Unruh's court Friday. The case was
taken under advisement by Judge Un
ruh, and a decision will be made later.
Mr. Drisbrow alleged that he and Mrs.
Huntley had rented a house together,
and had agreed to share the expense.
New Tork, Jan. 17. The flight of
the Chicago to New York mall plane
today is a race against death, accord
ing to physicians at the Fordham hos-
The lieutenant-governorship Issue
which was snowed under by the voters
of the state at the special election law!
June has been dug out from under the
drifts by Senators Norblad and Thom
as who propose to again ask the people
to create that office. The Joint resolu
tion which wns introduced in the sen
ate last night Is practically Identical
with the measure which was passed by
the last regular session nnd which met
with such emphatic defeat at the hands
of the voters. The sponsors of the
pltal, where the lives of Angelo and measure hope, however, that time and
Domlnlck Delbene, olive poisoning vie- the controversy which has waged about
time, are said to depend upon the ar-jthe succession of Secretary of State
rival of anti-toxin carried in the plane.
Both victims were reported today to
be in a serious condition. Angelo was
not expected to live through the day
unless the anti-toxin arrived and
brought about the desired effect. Four
other members of the Delbene family
have died during the last few days aft
er eating olives.
A special election will be held at As
toria on January 15 to vote on the Is
suance of bonds to construct play
grounds, an athletic field and auditor
Mrs. Huntley failed to pay her part, ium. About $250,000 Is needed for the
he claimed, and brought the suit. purpose.
Olcott to the governorship which
succession the former measure was in
tended to prevent has changed the
attitude of the voters to such an extent
that a more favorable reception will
be waiting the measure at its next ap
pearance. The measure provides for the elec
tion of a lieutenant-governor at the
"same time and place and in the same
manner as the governor, and his term
of office and his qualifications shall be
the same." This means that the first
election of a lieutenant governor, in
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