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THE CAPITAL JOURNAL WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1920.
- MM CAUSE
Buenos Aire Jan. Argentina
&u been the scene of numerous
Strikes in the put few month In
Senentl these re attributed to the
fcigh coat of living;, particularly pro
hibitive rente for poor families. One
economist declare that wage hers
re ft per cent higher than In Eng
land while the cost of living ia SI per
Twelve thousand employee In var
ious trade Including ahlpyard work
er and harbor worker have been on
-.-it., i- nnnnni Aire. There have
keen prediction of a general strike,
in thle city and the police have made
preparation to deal with violence. It '
i reported that 21 motor car fitted
for machine gun have been ordered j
from the United State. i
Some of the strike have been at-1
tended by violence. Two workmen.
Who failed to Join the trlke of hip
yard worker were murdered.
General etrikee have taken place
in Mendoaa and Cordova. In Mendoia
. r co. ooo inhabitant, business
vai paralyzed for a week by a trike
which grew out of the discharge of
aeveral chool teacher alleged to be
anarchistic In their teaching. It ha
been charged that the police trans
ported some of the agitator Into an
mr-iA and uninhabited section Of the
province and left them there without '
food or shelter. Thi caused a fierci
debate In congress resulting In the ap
pointment of a congressional com
mittee to investibate the Mondoza slt
...tinn President Iriiroven was crit
icised by socalista and opponents of
the administration in refusal to re
move official alleged to have given
giound to the strike.
A general strike in Cordoba, a city
of 136,000 wa caused by a wage dis
pute between a tramway company
and It employe. ' There was ome
Hooting and rioting. The garbage col
lector went on strike and the refuse
littered the streets making the city a
fearsome place. The strike ended
when' the tramway company made
UPON RAIL MEASURE
Washington, Feb. 4. Senate and
house conferee reached a virtual
agreement today upon the railroad
bill, with the settlement of differenc
es growing out of amendments by
both houses to the o called rate mak
ing power and the labor privileges.
The compromise reached provides
for elimination of the senate anti-
stiike clause and substitution there
for of provision whereby wage dis
putes will be settled by wage boards
composed of an equal number of em
ployes and railroad officials. In ease
of a disagreement appeal would be
taken to another board upon which
the public would be represented.
The conferee retained the senate
provision in the rate making section
providing for a return of five and
one half percent to the railroads. The
provision would be effective either
for a period of one and a half years
or for two year after the termination
of government control, the exact per
iod to be definitely determined later
by the conferee.
DEATH CALLS WOMAN
96 YEARS OLD HERE
Death claimed one of the oldest
person In Salem Tuesday when Mrs.
Mary A. Crist, 90, died at the home
of her son. Franklin P. Crist, 2615
Brook avenue. Mrs. Crist wa the
mother of ten children, six of which
now survive her.
The funeral will be held at the
Terwilliger Home, 770 Chemeketa
street, at two o'clock Thursday after
noon, burial following in the Odd Fel
lows cemetery. - Rev. Gillespie lll
Mrs. Crist leaves the following chil
dren: Mrs. E. A. Dayton, Philadelphia
Pa; Mrs. W. K. Dodge, Minneapolis,
Mrs. Flora B. Elwell, Freeport, Kan;
Miss Mary L. Crist, Oakland, Cal.;
Charles W. Crist, Chicago, and Frank
lin P. Crist, this city.
Victor Point News.
Victor Point, Feb. 4. A. N. Doer
fler took a truckload of fine Durow
to Salem Monday, preparatory to the
big Rale to be hold at the fair grounds.
Mrs. Arthur Bchrlber and Mrs. Bon
Hofatetter and children have been vis
iting at the Darby home the past few
Roy Verheck spent the week-ena
with the Millers.
Mr. an Mrs. James Darby, Jr., re
turned Sunday from a short sojourn
at the beach.
Mrs. Llllllund, who has been away
for a Visit the past few days, I now
Mr. and Mr. Karl Hanneman are
the proud parents of un eight-pound
son, born February 1. He will be
named Douglas Joseph,
Lawrence Kloesch of Washington,
who has been a guest at the Poerfler
home for the past month, returned
home Monday. Mis Anna Doerflor
accompanied him a far a Portland,
Aisnnlment Proceedings Are
Are Reviewed By Bingham
Circuit Judge George O. Bingham,
reviewed the annulment suit of Lloyd
. Molntyre against Mabel C. Mo-ln-tyre.
The suit was Instituted by IMc
Intyre's mother and guaidlnn, who
claims that Lloyd was only 17 years
of wre when he and Mabel West were
married at Vancouver; Washington,
June SI, His. According to the guar
dian's complaint, the couple lived to
gether only a short time, the complaint
being filed November 8, 1919.
Mrs. Molntyre hns filed no demurrer
to the complaint filed by her husband's
guardian. After considering a portion
of the evidence In the case, Judge
Bingham postponed the matter until
further evidence could be submitted.
Portland, Or., Fob. 4. The commlt
mlttee of the Portland chamber of
commerce on scenic highway protec
tion today accepted an invitation from
the natural parks association of Seattle
to Join In a state-wide campaign of
education during the wek of May 23
29 in an effort to prevent forest fires
during the season of 1920. The move
ment will be directed to education of
INTEREST GROWS AS
IN ARIZONA PROCEED
Tombstone, Aris., Feb. 4. A Ute-
ment by County Attorney Robert
French published In a local newspaper
that "I have not an 1 W. W. on my
list of witnesses, nor will I prosecute
any one for deporting one from Blsbee
on July 12. 1917." was the chief topic
of conversation as court reconvened to
day for the trial of Harry B. Wootton.
hardware merchant of Blsbee. accused
of kidnaping in connection with the
WnAltnll la AM (if 210 defendants ac
cused of participating in the deporta
tion of lies men irom uisueu.
French's statement Is part follows:
"in a utatament Dublished last Sat
urday it was stated this would be the
first time that an L W. W. would be
arraigned pn the prosecuting side the
history of courts. This is decidedly
wrong, since I postively have not on
the prosecution's side one man that Is
an I. W. W. or affiliated with that or
ganization In any manner, who will
testify in these cases. Furthermore,
thin will not be a defendant prosecuieo.
for deporting an I. W. W. and what Is
more I am the man responsime ror
breaking up of the I. W. W. organisa
tion in Cochise county."
PrnnBotiv iurnmen of a new venire
ol 100 drawn late yesterday were re
porting to court this morning. Mean
time, examination of the previous ve
nire continued with nine passed oy
both sides subject to peremptory chal
Twelve Jurymen had been passed Dy
both sides when court recessed at
nnnn. Whan 1 2 more have been select
ed the prosecution and defense will
peremptorate half the total numDer,
leaving twelve to try the first case.
All the Jurors selected today were
Thirty veniremen were examined
during the morning session. About
lm If nrnra fivcunpd hncause thev were
employes of the PhelpsDodge corpo
Questioning of prospective Jurors
developed nothing during the morn
ing except routine answers.
Washington, Feb. 4. "Officials of
the United States" co-operated active
ly with the Russian soviet government
In conducting propaganda designed to
undermine the imperial German gov
ernment, Ludwlg C. A. K. Martens,
rtnresentutlve of soviet Russia in this
the publlo In having tourist and camp i country, declared today ' before the
senate Investigating committee. In re-
ers avoid marring scenery by careless'
nesg. The fire prevention work will be
heralded by the slogan adopted by tne
Seattle association; "Let's have a
Citizens Of Two Countries
Apply For U .S. Citizenship
Two naturalisation applications were
rcreived In County Clerk Boyer's of
fice, Wednesday. One of the applies
cents a former cltlien wa a native of
France and the other a native of Rus
sia. Paul Falquet. 43. a farmer re-
siding at St. Paul, Oregon, wa born
l at St. Pierre, Mlquelon Island, Frnnre.
Ho arrived In the United States No
vember 10, 1910, and immediately ap
plied for naturalization papers. Mr.
Falquet eventually received these pa
pers and recently when he supposed
that It wa time for completion of nat
uitllsutlon, he submitted them only to
find that lie had underestimated the
seven year period by one month, mak
ing It necessuryto secure new papers.
The second application was filed by
Alexander Matthias Schmidt, 35, a fire
man, now residing nt Salom. Mr.
Schmidt was born in Mniiethnl, Rus
sia, and first immigrated to Canada,
being naturalised there. He came to
the United tSatei from Canada Octo
ber 9, 1918.
sponse to questions by Chairman
Moses, Martens named Raymond Rob
ins, formerly of the Red Cross organ
ization In Russia, and "agents" of the
committee on public Information.
"At a time when a branch of the
United States government during 1918
was preparing the issuance of alleged
documents on the basis of which il
wa implied that officials of the soviet
government were paid agents of the
Imperial German government," Mar
tens said, "my government was active
ly co-operating with agents of that
branch of the soviet government in
circulating among the German army
appeals to overthrow the German gov
ernment." "Mr. Greer bureau of public Infor
mation," Martens said, "wa the gov
ernment branch, and the "so-called
Slsson documents" was the propagan
da under preparation.
Former Senator Hardwiok of Geor
gia, counsel for Martens, gave notice
that Robins would be called to testify
regarding the assertions of the soviet
"So Creel was working with you on
one hand and attacking it on the oth
er?" said Senator Moses.
"Yes," Martens said.
EDITOR PASSES TODAY
Spokane, .Wash.. Feb. 4. Charles B.
Hopkins, a pioneer telephone man of
the northwest and former United
States marshal for Washington died In
a hospital at Rochester, Minn, today
following an operation, according to
word received here.
Mr. Hopkins established the Palouse
Wash. Gazette In 1877 and was Inter
ested In the ownership of the Spokane
Chronicle in 198. He took over the
military telegraph line between Col
fax and Almou. Wash., In 1883 and
converted It into a telephone system.
In 1889 he became president of the In
land Telephone company here.
Mr. Hopkins was aged 65 years and
is survived by his widow and one
FUSE, CRIME AND '
DISEASE REIGN IN
London, Jan. 27. Petrograd is de
scribed as a city suffering from fam
ine, cold, disease and robbery in a
report Just made by Professor Zeld
ler, president of the Russian Red
"Owing to the want of fuel the
capital Is becoming a desert," he says
"In a few houses only there are still
some Inhabitants and even these gen
erally live in their kitchens. Famine
conditions in this city are terrible. If
the population had not already ac
customed Itself to feeding on what
people in normal circumstances nev
er eat at all, they would have no food
whatever. Spotted typhus and Span
ish Influenza with various complica
tions have put an end to the suffer
ings of many unfortunate people.
"The authorities are powerless to
guard public safety. Gangs of rob
bers are at work in the deserted quur
ters of the city carrying off all that
may have been left after the searches
made by the red army."
Washington, Feb. 4. To remedy
congested condition of grain elevat
ors throughout the middle west, Dl
rector General Hlnes today issued
general orders to railroads serving the
grain producing areas which, in ef
feet, turn all available box car equip'
ment Into the grain transportation
service to the exclusion of practically
all other traffic. The orders provide
for the special movement of grain
during the ten day period beginning
Railroads affected serve the states
of Illinois, Minnesota, Montana, Mis
souri, Iowa, North Dakota, South Da
kota, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Colorado,
Wisconsin, Kansas, Arkansas, Texas
and New Mexico.
MYERS MAY LAND IN
JAIL FOR REFUSAL
Portland, Or., Feb. 4. A special
dispatch from Washington received
here today quoted Senator Chamber
lain as saying that if Frank S. Myers,
riiaminsnri hv th president as post
master at Portland, persists in oppos
ing the order he "will be treated as
any other private citizen who tried
to obstruct public business ana win
land in Jail." 'The senator is quoted
as declaring Myers will not find any
friends in the senate to take up his
case, should he carry out his announc
ed Intention of appealing to that body
to retain his position here.
Myers, upon being advised Ot the
senator's statement said:
"I am well aware that for the past
six years Senator Chamberlain has
been trying to have me removed but
I do not believe the United States
senate wilt deny me a fair hearing.
Myers claims his removal was for
State Treasurer's Objection
To Valuation Is Dismissed
After considering the appeal of State
Treasurer O. P. Hoff in the matter of
the proper apraisement of the Maurice
Klinger estate for inheritance tax val
uation. Circuit Judge George O. Bing
ham has dismissed the state treasurer
objection to the appraisement.
In findings of the case, the upper
court sustains County Judge W. M.
Buahev who re'-ie""' h" -n a'seent
and returned negative findings to the"
state treasurer's objections
Army Gas Masks Are to Be
ScppBed to Men ia Mine
rhoenix, Aria., Feb. 3. Gas masks.
such as were used by the American
army in France, are to be supplied men
of the United Verde Mining company
at Jerome, Arizona, to overcome sul
phur fumes while they make the last
dash to nut out the fire which has
been raging in the mine, for under-
Sro-jnd, for the past 20 year,, a.
- v Juanso 0f
Arizona corporation commission.
HVClf M. STRETHERX DU3
SBOkw, Wash.. Feb. t-Hu-H H
Strethera, for 25 years pres&l
the Pest Fails Lumber and M.,nuafc
turlnr company at Post Falls. iT
died to a hospital here tov 7$
an litem f two months.
WHICH WOULD YOU
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HEADACHE is a common symptom of eye trouble
correct glasses give relief. ;
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204-5 Salem Bank of Commerce Bldg.
Ladies Spring Coais
The South American sloth is cap
able of going without food for many
Prohibition Caused Sale
Of Former German Ships
Washington, Feb. 4. Sale of the
former German passenger liners seiz
ed at the outbreak ef the war was
forced on the shipping board by the
operation of the national prohibition
law, Chairman Payne Is understood to
have told President Wilson.
Mr. Payne was said to have written
the president that the government
could not operate the liners on which
intoxicants were not sold in competi
tion with privately owned ships on
which wine and other liquors were
A mild form of influenza lias invAd.
t i nnnv. The hlh,sch-ol and 'he
Rrnmmnr school have hen ol-.-
Coming to the Oregon Sunday
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Illness Of Juror Further
Delays Trial Of Radicals
Montesano, Wash., Feb. 4. Be
cause of the Illness of John Lamb, one
of the eleven alleged I. W. W. on trlil
here for the murder of Warren O.
Cirlmin, victim of the Armistice Day
shooting at Centralia, court did not
resume at 1:30 o'clock this afternoon.
Pending determination of the ma
lady, court announced a recess until
3 o'clock this afternoon.
PUBLIC SALE SATURDAY
JANUARY 7 1 P. M.
Farm Implements Bought
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Apples are the cheapest
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baked, in pies, school lunches
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