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r., TAimvAT. MONDAY. FEBRUARY 2, 1920
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HIKE WAGES HIGHER
IT BEFORE STRIKE
Washington. Feb. t. Table show.
Ing th gross earnings of all classes of
bituminous mine worker In tho cen
tral competitive, field during the ten
months period immediately preceding
the walkout on November 1 complied
from "pay roll records' were presented
In evidence before the coal strike set
tlement commission today by the op
The were challenged by John L.
Lewia, acting president of the United
Mine Workers of America, C K. Lean
er, statistician of the National Coal
association, said the figures were se
cured from representative lines and
that he believed them "truly repre
sentative." Drawinf the admission from Leaner
that the final selection of miners was
left entirely to the secretary of the op
erators committee in each field, Mr.
"What assurance can be given that
the secretaries In selecting their If per
cent did not select the 15 mines out of
the 100 whose earnings were larger
than in the remainder?"
"Our only assurance is entire confi
dence In their ability and honesty," re
plied Mr. Lesher.
The figures showed that In October
the month preceding the strike the av
erage earnings of H pick miners work
ing 27 flays were 1219.27. In the thin
vein field 2 men working 27 days In
the tame month received for that time
ave ie earnings of S20M4.
Machine miners In the same field
turned In more days work, the table
phf "l also received slightly
higher proportionate earnings.
In stances were note where machine
nir""- t" selected places earned $12
to US & day, In selected months.
LISTS MANY CASES
TWO JURORS EXCUSED
BY DEFENSE OF REDS
Montesano, Wash., Feb. J. Two
temporary Jurors accepted to try the
case of eleven alleged I. W. W. charged
with the murder of Warren O. Grimm,
one of the victims of the Centralla Ar
mistice day shootings, were peremp
torily excused today by the defense.
They were Thomas C. Connor, former
liquor dealer of Montesano, and A. II.
Kuhn, Uoqulam shingle manufacturer.
In the nines nf Connor, G. H. Burns
was seated. Examination of members
of the venire in an attempt to again
fill 'he Jury, box was oontlnued this
Walter Quennell, cigar dealer of
lloqulam, was elected to fill the va
canacy caused by the peremptory chal
lenge by the prosecution of Wt F. Fer
guson. Fifty-four talesmen have been
examined since , the trial started a
week ago today. The venire is nearly
exhausted, according to the clerk of
the court and It was expected that the
special venire of SOO names, drawn
during January would be called for ex
amination before the end of today's
FLU DEATH ON SUNDAY
Portland, Or., Feb. 2 George Jobb,
Aged SO years died last night from
tnfluentu. This was the third death
in the olty and the thirteenth In the
elate since the outbreak of the ma
lady. Sixty sevsn new cases of Influenza
Were reported to the city bureau today
covering the period since Saturday
night. Twenty five cases are in the
city Isolation hospital. There now are
91S cases In the olty.
The state situation is very favorable
'lth the exception of Wallowa coun
ty, according to the stnte health
board. Wallowa county has reported
la seventy one new oases.
The situation at Hums, heretofore
of serious aspect, Is reported iiuprov-
Former Montana Editor
Virtiin of Influenza
Ham, who came to Yakima 13 years
ago, when he left the editorship of
the Billings, Mont., Gaiette, and who
ha been manager of big orchard In
terests at Coulee City, died here today
of pneumonia following Influenza. Mr.
Ham was formerly editor of the mag
eiine Farm Life.
Judge George O. Bingham, circuit
Judge for Marion county -ai busily
engased Monday morning in Learing
motions in the February dock)', at
partment No. 1. Many case are on the
docket this month, but aUorneyi ex
pect to clear up the calandct- during
the court month.
By 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon the
following calender had been fixed:
February 2 HIgginbotham against
February t 10 a. m. Seeley vs
Sloper; 1 p. m. Orr vs Orr; 2 p. m
Cummings against Cummings.
February 4 Naturalization day. To
date there are six citizenship applica
tions, which will be considered on this
February 10 a. m. (all day)
Fhes company against the ' Salem
February f Anderson against Fat-
ner, 10 a. m.
February 2 McKinney against
February 10 10 a. m. Lubke vs
Lubke; 1 p. m. Shields against Mo
then ;r 2p.m. Shields against Shields
February 11 10 a. m. Kelly vs.
the City of Salem; 1:30 p. m. Howard
against Howard; 2 p. m. Reeves vs
February 12 P. DeAutromont vs.
the City of Salem.
February 13 10 a. m. Richardson
Caldwell; 11 a. m.-s7aJagainmCagaiz
against Richrdson; 11 . m. Cldwell vs.
Caldwell; 1 p. m. Shockley against
February 16 10 a. m. Simons Vs.
IN SEATTLE TODAY
Allies Deny Intent to
Paris, Feb. 2. Formal denial of ru
mors that the allies Would promote or
recognize the restoration of the Haps
burg dynasty, In Hungary, was issued
by the council of ambassadors this af
ternoon. The statement said such a
restoration will be in direct variance
with the principles of the peace set
Bolshevik Uprising Is
Reported From London
London, Feb. 2. A bolshevik up
rising Is reported to have occurred at
TIflis and Kutais In. Trans-Caucaslu.
Both cities are declared to be in the
hands of the reds.
Oakland, Cl Feb. 2. On the show
ing that the chief counsel for the de
fense and one of the jurors are ill
with Influenza Judge James G. Qulnn
today postponed the criminal syndi
calism trial of Miss Anita Whitney to
Poindexter Named to
Aid Navy Award Probos
Washington, Feb. 2. Chairman
Pago of the senate naval committee
today appointed Senator Poindoxter,
republican, Washington, a member of
the sub-committee Investigating naval
awards, In place of Senator Newberry
Michigan, who resigned from the sub
committee because of necessity for his
attendance at oourt proceedings now
in progress at Grand Rapids.
Penryn 8. Kantner, SI, son of Rev.
and Mrs. W. C. Kantner, 440 Center
street, this city, died at hi home In
Seattle at 10 o'clock Monday morning.
according to word received here at
noon. Death was caused by pneumo
nia, and followed an illness of onuy
Mr. Kantner was the youngest son
of Rev. and Mrs. Kantner. He was
well known in this ctly and were on a
visit during the holidays with his wife
and two children, when he renewed
friendships with many of his old ac
Beside his wife and two children, a
boy and a girl, Mr. Kantner is survived
by his parents, three sisters and one
It could not be learned when and
where the funeral will be held. An
nouncement of this will be made later.
DEVELOPMENT OF BIG (hnffietiv
fitUJtti mcm .
Oregon Holding company vs. B. C.
. " -' Robertson and the town of Stayton.
The development of 61.000 horse : ApplicatJon for Judgment foreclosing
power at two large plants to be coo-1
The Coos bay Logging company of
North Bend, Coos county, capitalize
at $100,000 filed articles of incorpora
tion with the corporation department
here today. The incorporators are L.
Simpson, Wllilam Vaughan and C.
Other companies filing articles to
day were: ' v ' ,
Lumbermen's Engineering company
of the Northwest, Portland. 11000;
John P. Winter, G. F. Faber and Robt.
State Auto and Truck company,
Portland, $25,000; J. H. Ainscough,
Frank L. Waller and Morris W. Sltz.
Federated Jewish Society of Port
land; Ben Selling, Nathan 6trauss and
Johan B. Wise.
The Great Western Tie company of
Portland has filed supplementary ar
ticles of Incorporation changing the
name of the corporation to the Great
Western Securities company.
Resolutions of dissolution were filed
by the Lumbermen's Engineering com
pany of Portland.
WHEAT C.UAItANTKE ATTACKED
Washington, Feb. 2 Declaring that
the wheat price guarantee act was be
ing administered so as to keep down
wheat prices, Senator Gronna, repub
lican, North Dakota, gave notice In
the senate today that he intended to
Introduce a bill providing for Its Im
Lower Court Reversed
In Snspendng License
San Francisco, Feb. 2. Reversing
the Judgment of the lower court, the
circuit court of appeals today nulli
fied the action of John K. Bulger,
federal inspector of hulls and boilers,
In revoking for six months the navi
gator's license of George E. Benson.
Bulger's action was taken following
a collision between the steamers Tolo
of which Benson was captain, and
Magic, off the north raclllc coast
October 6, 1917.
Agreement Reached On
Oil Land Leasing Bill
Washington, Feb. 2. A final agree
ment on the oil land leasing bill which
has been In conference three months
was reached today by the house and
structed In Jefferson county, is con
trmnlnted In a.n (indication filed wih
State Engineer Cupper today by E. C
Hopson of Portland covering water
rights on the Metolius river.
Other applications for water rights
have been filed as follows:
waiiar.j n Vnhier. of Kerby. Ore
gon, for the appropriation of water J
from the Illinois river for irrigation
and power development
By David 8. Ausherman, of Free
water, Oregon covering the appropria
tion of water from the east branch of
Mud creek for a 'small power develop
ment. By the J. E. Smith Livestock com
pany, Pendleton, covering the appro
priation of water from the west
branch of Birch creek, for Irrigation
of a small tract in Umatilla county.
By Bruce Locke of Placer, Oregon
covering the appropriation of water
from Grave Creek for irrigation of a
By Constance Johnson of Plush,
Oregon, for the appropriation of water
from Eagle creek for irrigation of a
small tract of land in Lake county.
By Wallace M. Hyatt and Virgin!
M. Hyatt of Grants Pass, Oregon, cov
ering the appropriation of water from
Bird's Eye creek for Irrigation of
small tract of land in Josephins coun
ty. By Joseph MacDougall covering the
appropriation of water from Ingle
creek for irrigation of land in Grant
By C. J. Van Luyn, of Hygh Valley
Oregon, covering the appropriation of
water from Badger creek for irriga
tion of a small tract in Wasco county.
Deer Lodge, Mont., Feb. 3. Claim
ing they had not received a bonus
for night work which had been prom
ised them, 250 shopmen In the Chica
go, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway
shops here laid down their tools this
morning. The Northern Paclfia shops
here were not affected.
For Long Distance Auto Trucking
Willamette Valley Transfer Co. ?
WE ALSO DO LOCAL HAULING
Alaska Sealskins Bring
J156torPeIt at Sale
St. Louis, Mo Feb. 2. The first
five thousand pelts of Alaskan seal
skins from the government rookeries
on the Pribiloff Islands, offered at the
mid-winter sale of the International
Fur Exchange here today brought an
average of $15$ a pelt and it was es
timated that the 9,000 skins to be sold
will bring a total of $1,349,000. All
of them will be disposed of today.
Prices for seal skins are about the
same as those obtained last fall, al
though It was predicted that they
would be much higher.
While Taking His Bath
Portland, Or., Feb. 2. Nelson
Blackhall, a pressman, was electrocut
ed while taking a bath In his home
here last night- Ho was using an elec
tric vibrator sand County Coroner
Qoelch believes that the water in
creased the voltage of the Instrument
The case was apparently grounded
through the water and pipes.
Blackhall had been a resident of
Portland for several years. He was
formerly president of the local press
City of Salem, a municipal corpora
tion, vs. Josie L. Stewart and Richard
W. Corey. Application for Judgment
foreclosing tax Hen.
City of Salem, a municipal corpora
tion, vs. Grace G. Pierce and the Uni
ted States National bank. Application
for Judgment foreclosing tax lien.
City of Salem, a municipal corpora-
tion. vs. Chapin-Harlow Mortgage
Tfust company. Application for judg
ment foreclosing tax lien.
City of Salem vs. Roy F. Shields and
Guy'O. Smith. Application for Judg
ment foreclosing tax lien.
W. Cohn and L Saffron vs. Frank
Day and D. G.Prager. Motion, . , ..' .
Sarah Jane Watt, an insane person,
estate. Order discharging guardian.
Sarah Jane Watt estate. Petition.
Sarah Jane Watt estate. Order.
Sarah Jane Watt estate. Inventory
Sara,h Jane Watt, an insane person,
Louis Silverman estate. Inventory
James A. Hicks.- Affidavit of publi-
catln of notice to creditors.
Oscar Lewis. 87. a minister of Wood-
burn, to Margaret Irene Foster, 30, of
Harvey A. Ellis, 20, an auto me
chanic of Silverton, route 3, to Glossle
Winger, 18, of Silverton. '
Sedgwick post No. 10, G. A. R., of
this city, will address the troopers ol
the later day. All members of the Le
gion and all former sen-Ice men in the
citv are urged to attend. Soldiers are
asked to bring their discharge papers
Medals for ex-Soldiers to
Be Presented Tuesday Night
The bronze medals of Oregon, ap
propriated by the state for all ex-service
men, will be presented to those who
have not yet received them at a meet
ing Tuesday night in the armory of
Capital Post No. .9, American Legion.
The meting will begin at 8 o'clock.
S. C. Faulkner, past commander of
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