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TOXESDAY, FEERUAKY 18,.
THE CAPITAL' JO'JKN A L
COLLEGE SOCIALS TO
Ore con Agricultural College," 06r
vallia. Or., Feb. 18. That strictly for
snat affairs and dress aulta do not pro
mote democracy, but rather tend to
dirUte college society Is the eplnlon or
the majority of the Btudents, who at
Wednesday's student assembly meet
lac voted down the proposed change
ia the rule which now prohibits such
Tfcis question brought forth more
discussion than any of the other pro
posed changes In the rules. All of the
erf her proposed changes In the coiwge
retaliations as previously suggested,
were approved by the assembly, must
ut there unanimously. A number of
eplotona were roiced over the change
ia requirements for scholarship aver
Hift for fraternities, sororities and
rtafca from the student assembly aver-
age to BO per cent It was thought.
aewever, that 80 per cent is a reason
nMe average and that it would be
fairer to all ooncerned If the require
metits were changed to that mark.
Otto Crantrull of the Greater Cv-A.
C. committee, told of the progress of
the work on the millage tax campaign
and urged all students to get on tae
Job and attend the meetings of the
variouM clubs through which a large
part of the work Is to be carried out.
Crantrall explained that all of the
rampaign Is under the direction of
President Kerr, and that printed mat
ter will soon be leady for distribution.
The students were asked not to lose
ight of the goal for which every one
most work if the college Is to go for
ward with its work next year.
(Continued from page one)'
ers upon the I. W. W. hall before the
hooting from tho hall began,
whom Vandervser insists have not
beea connected with the shooting.
Waaecnea 'testifying todday declared
that no move was made by the march
Defense Killers Plea
Montetuino, Wash., Feb. 18. Moving-
for dismissal -in behalf of each
tat the eleven defendants on trial here
far the murder of "Warren O. Grimm,
Centralia armistice day parade vic
tims. Attorney Oeorge V. Vanderveer
today began In earnest his fight for
the Uvea of his eleven alleged I. W.
W. clients. The motion for dismissal
came snort ly after the proseoutlon an
aoauoed that It rested. It was to be
argued this afternoon.
Vanderveer's motion asked the
court to dismiss the charges against
each of the defendants and to In
struct the Jury to bring a verdict of
not guilty on the grounds of Insuffi
cient evidence, It was expected that,
articular attention would b en ire n
in tho defense arguments toda, to
the Individual cases of Bert Faulk-i former I. W. W. and Important state
tier. Hike Hheehnn and Elmer Smith, .witness, are missing from the state's
defendants whom the defense Insists file became known today when the
have not been connected by the state defense counsel asked that they be
with the shootings. , I placed In evidence. C. I). Cunningham
A request to adjourn court for the ' of defense counsel, said he had lent
remainder of the day was made ny them to a newspaper representative
Attorney Vanderveer, but denied by and that they had not been returned,
the court. Vanderveer sn(d he ex- Copies of the statements had been
prated to he called as a witness this given nwespaper men, but the origin
afternoon in the trial of thirteen nl- al statements, said to have been bor
egsd I. W. W, being trial of crlm- rowed for the purpose of muklng a
htal syndicalism In the court of copy, have not been returned.
Judge Bn flheeks, but Judge Wilson j A photograph of Eugene Rarnett,
aid ha wished to complete the case one of the defendants, which the de
and not waste any mors time. Calling fenso alleges was taken shortly after
of defense witnesss swas expected to his incarceration in the Lewis coun
begin tomorrow, with th introduc-y Jail nt Chehnlls, and which is said
ties of tnstlmnny designed to prove to be the same as that which was glv
the plea of self defense, and to s- en to Miss Elsie Hnrnlieuk for pur
tabthih the contention that American poses of Identifying Burnett, was of
lRlon men in the parado rushed the! fared HH defense exhibit. Sheriff
I. W. W. hall before uny shots were John F. Berry of Lewis county also
fired, according to an aliened pre-; took the aland again today, at request
arrjuig;tMl plan. The defense has ub-,of defense counsel, and gave testl-
puenaed about 100 .witnesses.
The state, In rebuttal, expects to
offerthe testimony of nearly 100 wit-
nesseii. This testimony, it is Indicated,
Will be for the purpose of demolish-
Datifel Carter Heard, noted cartoonist, hunter and author, was '.
craft banqueted to New York city by the Hoy Stouts of America In honor
af aia achievement In tbat organization'! tuoretneut. Mr. Beard also
v)rtrtfo his scrcutletli blrtbdar innlvenarj on the occasion.
SCENE FROM FAMOUS HAWAIIAN
MUSICAL PLAY, HERE TONIGHT
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Florence Rockwell as Luana in "The Bird of Paradise," which ap
pears at the Grand, Tonight.
One of the pleasing offerings of the
season "The lllrd of Paradise" the
Morosco perennial favorite is to be
seen at the Orand opera house tonight.
The fact that it is In Its ninth year, Is
sufficient tribute to Its quality, as It is
one of the most novel of American
This gripping play of a woman's soul
takes place under the shadow of Pele,
and Is lighted by the 'lurid fires of I
Kilauea, and made musical with Its
lug the testimony the defense Is ex
pected to offer.
Tho prosecution hns called 76 wit
nesses since ft began the Introduction
of testimony, eight and 'one half days
ago. Two weeks were required to se
lect a Jury. 1 '
The stute called four new witnesses
today and the defense recalled a for-!
nter state's' witness, T. C. Morgan.
The prosecution witnesses were Ce
cil Key of Centralia; Emery Coleman,
Centralia; Mrs. Helen Schoel and
Mrs. Anna L. Whltmarsh, Chehalis.
The state's witnesses testified to the
effect that they saw no one rush the
I. W. W. hall before the shooting com
monced, told of how they first heard
the shots and of their attempts to
get away from the range of the fly
ing bullets. Mrs, Suhoel and Mrs.
Whltmarsh, who were Driving cars In
the Red Cross section of the proces
sion, told of their efforts to drive out
of the line to places of safety. Chll-1
dren were .riding In both machines,
That two purported statements said
to have been signed by T. C. Morgan,
mony to the effect that his efforts to)
trace the disputed SS-&G rifle, had
not been conclusive. The state' con.
tends that this rifle was used by men
In the Avalon hotel and a bullet from
weird wulliiig of native instruments
and voices. . The clearest description
of it is that It is a fen-id romance,
narrating the story of the love of an
American for a Hawaiian princess.
Florence Rockwell, an actress of con
siderable ability, plays the role of Lu
ana, the little Hawaiian princess. Oth
ers In the cast are Robert Brister,
Rose Watson, Spring Bylngton, Bran.
don Evans, John Sumner, Harold
Skinner and the five native singers
It was responsible for the death of
"The jury has asked for additional
readlnx matter, Judge Wilson told
counsel today, and asked what objec
tions the attorneys might have to al
lowing certain papers and magazines
from reaching the jujrors. Defense
counsel. was willing that reading mat
ter be K'ven th JJury, but Insisted
mux ii oe inorougniy censorea, Claim
ing that nearly all magazines of re
cent date contained articles which
he felt would have a direct bearing
upon the case at trial.
(Continued from page one)
The bill gives the railroad board of
labor appeals, which would be ap
pointed by the president with the
senate's approval power to Investigate
conditions surrounding a dispute and
made a decision. Such decision, how
ever, must be concurred Id by -at
least five members, one of whom
must be of the public group.
Rates to llo Regulated
Determination of the aggregate
value of the property of the carrier
for rate making purposes Is left to
the Interstate commerce commission
with the provision that It shall give
to the property investment account
of the carriers only that considera
tion which It Is entitled to under the
law In establishing values for rate
making purposes. When any carrier
receives for any year a net railway
operating income of excess of six
.percent of tho value of its property,
one half of such excess goes to the
carriers reserve fund while the rest
goes to the federal railroad contin
gent fun which Is to be Used by the
commission In making loans to rail
roads or for tho purchase of truns-
Potion equipment or facilities and
leasing the same to carriers,
The bill greatly widens the com
mission's powers and Increases the
membership from nine to eleven
commissioners with an increase from
$10,000 to 112,000 in annual salary.
I'owcrs urp Increased
ine commission s Increased pow
ers Include the following:
supervision over the issuance of
railroad securities, the commission's
. approval being required before rall-
road can Issue stock or bonds.
I Establishment of minimum rail
rates, the commission up to this time
having had only power to establish
maximum rates. This power will en
able It to prevent a carrier from con
ducting "cut throat" competition.
Authority to make such direction
with respect to car service in times
of emergency as will best promote the
service In the public's Interest.
Authority to compel the joint or
common use of terminals; to give di-
rectlon for preference or priority In
transportation, embargoes or move
', ment of traffic under permits.
Approval of nw construction or
abandonment of railroads.
Complete control over railroad op
eration throughout the United States
in "case of war or threatened war"
the bill provides, would be centered
. h- commission which would have
powers similar to those now exercis
ed by the railroad administration.
Fortnhnts, InvsHd. rd Growing Child rm I Rich milt,maltd gram est wet in powder
Tne Original Paod-Drtnk far Alt AfeaN rinlrirsj HVrg Pfr "My
WOULD ATTEND BIG
Mrs. Maria L. T. Hidden of 939 East
Main-street, Portland, who wants .to
attend the democratic national con
vention in San Francisco, next June,
as a delegate from the state at large
stands ready to "support the political
principles of Wilson, Bryan, Hoover
and McAdoo true democrats," accord
Ing to her nominating petition filed
with the secretary of state's office
here Tuesday. In her declaration of
principles Mrs. Hidden says:
"I believe in the principles of gov.
ernment as. defined by the democratic
party illustrated by the splendid pi
giSam of constructive legislation se
cured during "Woodrow Wilson's ad
ministration; the record of the party
In the world war, its loyalty to the
highest interests of our nation during
the most troublous time of our history,
Its vision to see the opportunity for
leadership , in good! government and
righteousness throughout the world.
and its advocacy of the adoption of
that greatest political document of the
age, the league of nations."
Mrs. Hidden is the first democrat
to file for a position on the May pri
mary ballot and the only woman in
Oregon who has as yet officially en
tered the race for political favors in
the forthcoming campaign.
The petition of R. I. Keator, district
attorney of Umatilla county, who Is
out after the republican nomination
again this year, was also filed here to
day. Keator Is running on a platform
of economy and efficiency.
O.S. DROPS LARGELY
IN 1919 THAN 1918
Washington, Feb. 18. Copper im
ports into the United States In 1919
fell off by more than thirty million
pounds compared with 1918, according
to reports at the department of com
merce. During the past year 126,i.5,.
0K3 pounds of copped valued at 123,
541,020 were imported against 157,
218,481 pounds valued at (34,650,864
Mexico stood first as the source of
copper ere, sending 67,370,307 pounds
worth 110.677,393 during 1919, more
than doubling the shipments of 28,
201,213 pounds -worth $6,222,768 sent
by Canada, which ranged second. Chile
was third with 15,500,966 pounds,
valued at $3,01,342 but led in manu
factures of copper consigned to the
United States . sending 89,859,898
pounds worth $20,980,104. Peru fol
lowed Chile, shipping a total of 80,
829,605 pounds, valued at $15,406,844.
Copper exports Blnmped' correspond
ingly, ore shipments tor the year to
talling 607.846 pounds at $95,930 com
pared with 2,387,275 pounds worth
$578,165 in 1918.
Refined copper exports, decreased
690,027,891 pounds in 1918 to 938c
160,818 pounds last year repreBenuuu
a rfanlln. 1.. 1 . G ,1 AAA -.
England was the .chief marked for
American copper, taking a total for
tne year of 105,619,710 pounds worth
The new casein glue made by the
United States forest products labora
tory Is so strong that when ply weed
Is made with it this 'withstands after
boiling for eight hours a shearing
strain of 180 pounds to the square
For Colds, Grin" or Inflncvza
and as a Preventative, take LAXA
TIVE BROMO QUININE . Tablets.
Look for E. W. GROVE'S signature
on the box. 30c. (Adv)
IHOUCH vegetables cost a
lot in market you can have
' them in plenty, without paying
io much! And better vege
tables, and fresher! Just a little
space a little careand
Morse's unfailing aeedi. You
can get them
at grocers, flo,it, drug and -hardwire
C C MORSE & CO.
"in miii I;!! if e u
MARCH SAYS WILSON !
Washington. Feb. 18. American
troops were sent into Russia and Si-,
beria bv President Wilson against the;
advice of General Tasker H. Bliss.';
...h;!., i h r..nei-:il was a member of
the allied supreme war council. Gen-J
era Teyton C. March, chief of staff.;
. ..-:;.,) tn,ifiv hAfar a house commit - i
ite investigating medal awards.
"I don't suppose, nowever, imu inv,
president would disregard a strictly1
military proposal from General Bliss." i
General March added. . i
Promotion of officers by selection
o. ,cA hv the chief of staff, who
said the system of promotion by sen-i
io;ity usually placed meniciem oiucers!
in high positions. j
'Miglit Hare Been" Accident
. Warns Careless Auioists
What might have been a very sert-
ous accident, occurred Tuesday morn- j
ing when an unidentified delivery car, i
nnrmwlv eacaned from crashing into i
Southern Pacific train No. 23. Eugene j
local, Southbound. The Incident hap-1
pened when as the train was crossing
Rtnt street at Twelfth. The driver of
the truck which was traveling in a
westerly direction, perceived the en
gine just in time to make a desperate
swerve to the left on Twelfth street,
missing the locomotive by a very fow
A voune man who was riding in Hie
rear of the truck was thrown from the
car and nearly 'under the locomotive
wheels, because of the sudden swerve.
There was also a deluge of the truck's
contents, groceries flying in all o;-
tions Witnesses ascertained that no
one was injured.
STRIKE QVIETrDR SOUGHT
San Juan, Porto Rico, Tuesday, Feb.
17. JoseJI. Benedicts, acting govern
or, today issued a proclamation as
serting that property would be pro
tected and peace maintained through
out the present strike of workers in
the sugar enne fields. He declared
hat recent disorders and incendiary
fires had made the issuance of a proc
She Buys Less
Since She Dyes
"Diamond Dyes" Turn all Her Old,
Faded, Shabby Apparel into 'New
Don't worry about perfect Tesults.
Use "Diamorld Dyes," guaranteed to
give a new, rich, fadeless color to any
fabric, whether it be woo), silk, linen
cotton or mixed goods dresses,
blouses, stockings, skirts, children's
coats, feathers, draperies, coverings.
The Direction Book w th each nacl:
age tells so plainly how to diamond
dye -over any color that you can not
make a mistake.
To match any material, have drug
gist show you "Diamond Dye" Color
NEW AND USED
270 N. COM'L. ST.
SATURDAY 1:30 P.M.
"Be On Time"
Turpo, the only Turpentine oint
ment, will fix It. After washing hands,
rub in Turpo before drying. My what
a difference! Try it.
TMt TUaSIHTIMC OmTMfHT
Ask for free sample Perry's drug
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Come on Jack
Is an exercise that will
take the kinks out. Every
, night I bowl, up at the
122 N. Commercial
By craftsman's skill a new and delicate
effect, to make this shoe charming
there's first, the new long vamp, slen
der, graceful, trim, and the clever way
the top is'caught by the tiniest stitches
over the vamp sets off the whole shoe.
They come in the new "Camel" shade
or "Beaver Brown" usually sold in the
larger cities at $18. We offer them this
The same build in
black kid that usually
sells at $15, this month
And the Patent Vamp
dull kid top, full dress
shoes, commonly sold
for $15 this month at
We will be glad to
have you call an"d see
these shoes. This does
not in any way obli
gate you to buy
At the Electric Sign f.
167 N. Commercial St.
Here Is a Bunch of Men's
At Less Than the Price Of The
Cheapest Yarn's .
These are times when it is hazardous to say that
Sweaters at this price are anything but pure cot
ton but there is actually wool in these garments.
They come in grey, blue and maroon, have shawl
collar and two pockets. Sizes 36 to 44.
Wool Jersey Slip-Overs
Not pure wool but very good quality in grey, blue
and maroon, both roll and V neck, sizes 36 to 44.
$2.25 TO $2.65
About three dozen pairs of Conklin's best horse
hide Work Gloves in small sizes only. These are
wrist length and the actual cost at the factory is
now $2.73 a pair. If you can wear the she they
&rf yours at, the pair