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THE CAPITAL JOURNAL
CITY TO GRASP
F. a Barton. Prof. C. t Lewi Fred-,
erick Schmidt, William McGilchrist,
J. K. Hutchason and P. E. Fullerton,
gave brief talks in response to an in
vitation from Manager T. E. Mo
Croekey, telling what they would do
for ta betterment of the city and
Mr. Hutchason said that he would
erect a sign at each edge of the city
'inviting tourists to call at the Com
mercial Club for booklets advertising
Pbes "Ads" Success.
Mr. Schmidt told of the response
to the advertisements the Phes com-
COM LRENCt: RtFOHT
ON KAlLRuAD BILL
The hibernating' civic pride of bus!
Bess men in the city who faii to
grasp a great commercial opportunity magazines, when 37 inquiries and re
even when it Is thrown at their feet quests for sample Phes Jams were re
came in for a severe grilling at the ceived in one day last week. Many
bands of Walter Denton Monday noon others, he said, have asked for lnfor
at the weekly business men's lunch- matiofi about loganberry farms in the
eon at the Commercial Club. Mr. Den- county. He wove this Into a recora
ton was alluding to the delegation by mendation that the business men aid
business men here of 21 delegates to the club in furthering advertisement
the convention In Astoria last week Plans for the city and county.
when onm two attended niuiself and Prof- Lewis predicted a prosperous
Joe Baumgartner. future for the city through its hor-
After telling how humiliating it was ticultural activities, and said that It
for himself to be at the convention will not be long before "Salem will
and continually frame excuses to the -. second San Jose or a second
convention for the absence of the Fresno horticultural centers of the
other delegates. Mr. Denton launch- west." He said that Salem now is the
ed into a frank admonition for civic horticultural capital of the state and
adherence. i horticultural center of the northwest
. Must "Pep" Up. and prophesied only a short time be-
"I tell you, gentlemen," he declar-''re it will be the leading; fruit cen
ed, "Tou have to pep up. You will on the coast. Much prosperity lies
have to play team work. You will 'n the furtherance of diversified
have to lay aside your petty Jealou- planting In the county, he said,
ies, your petty fights and hatreds. I
For if you don't Salem will not be i trr r
the second city in the state two years jUU tOT W 0TK6TS Utl
Washington, Feb. 2S. The confer
ence report on the railroad bill passed
Saturday night by the house, was
called up in the senate by Senator
Cummins, chairman of the Interstate
commerce committee, who obtained
unanimous consent for Us tame-late
consideration. Its speedy adoption was
predicted. Presenting the conference
report Senator Cummins emphaslzea
that the rate guarantee section did not
take a dollar out of the public treas
"In order to prejudice it among the
people it has been termed a guaranty
of Income," he said. 'This is not true.
There is a guaranty in the bill of the
standard return and against deficits
continuing for six months after the
railways are returned to their owners
but its necessity is obvious."
lie said ho merely directed the inter
state commerce commission that inso
far that was practicable It should be
make rates that would yield a net
operating Income of 5 hi per cent "up
on th e true palue of the railway prop
orty." The Income would depend
wholly upon location of the roads, the
Iowa senator pointed out, asserting
i In answer to insinuations that As
toria has lured him away, Mr. Denton
"Astoria did not win me away. If T1,e "Wd additional men to work
Jt had I would not have attended this on farms, In the timber and in hop-
luncneon or business men here now. varjg , cx,)ree8e(, ngnin ln n an.
I would not be here because I would
have no further Interest in the wel
fare of the city.
Salem Hold Paradise
' "Salem Is the most beautiful city
tinder nod's blue heavens. When I
got off the train here, and was back
from the convention, I felt I had re
turned to Paradise. And I am not
"But When I see the great develop
ment work that Is being rarrled on
In Astoria on one hand, and turn ami
see the vast possibilities that are over
looked and ignored ln Salem on the
other hand, it makes me sorry. We
should recognize the chances we have
hero, and develop them. In Astoria
they have no petty jealousies. We
should have none here. But we should
pull shoulder to shoulder, and work
In complete accord with only one
slogan to go by: "A Better Salem."
Astoria's Growth Told.
Mr. Denton told of the rapid
growth of Astoria, and pictured ltd
future as "a city enchanted grown up
"I have been( called to account for
the publication of a newspaper state
ment that the farmers are profiteers.
I want to say that It was not the Sa
lem delegation who snlrt that. And, as
you know I am frank, I want to say
further that had you business men
been there you would no doubt have
believed the assertion, whatever It
may have beim."
Because of the inability to make
arrangements at the plant, the business-
men did not make the announced
tonr of Inspection. Several of the men
at the luncheon, among which were
Farms Is Issued. rrtW0UlJ earn not morc
"With respect to the labor provis
ions of tho conference report, Senator
Cummins added, "I am utterly unable
to understand the opposition which
they have aroused among labor lead
crs, for they leave all free men, wheth-
nouncemcnt Monday at the municlpnl
labor bureau in the city hull. Good '"emp.oy or employer; to do wna -i:g",r
"Sr-!!! ,v P'- any time, at any
Race, In charge of the bureau, said.
Twenty men were needed Monday
'or immediate work ln hopyards,
stringing up the vines and plowing,
Mr. Brace said. He said that for sev
eral weeks now he believed he would
be able to place any person seeking
RUSSIAN OFFEIt OF PEACE
DENIED IN BEHLIN IlKPOltT
place uder a;iy circumstances.
Senator Cummins said that $1,250,
000,000 had been appropriated for ex
penditure by the railroad admlnis'i.,
tion. "We arc now appropriating $500,
000,000 more." he said, "and before
the close of tho fiscal year we will be
compelled to make another appropria.
tlon of not less than $00,000,000; In
all $2,150,000,000. Of this last sum, it
is expected the railroads will during
11 I the next decade pay to the government
Copenhagen, 23 A sVml-ofti-' ot advances so made sums which In
elal telegram from Berlin denies ro- ,,le nppregute will reduce the govem
cent reports regarding a Kuttxlfin peu-3 tnent's expenditures to something like
offer to Gormimy and also denies w. re- $S50,000,000 and this will rep.esent
port that Germany will participate in lno loss incurred in two years and two
pence negotiations between the great j months of government operation,
uowers of Europe and the Russian so- "Tho.umounts I have given you urc,
"Germany has been ut peace with ' government estimates and do not in
Hussla since the treaty of Brest-Lt- clue claims asserted by the railroads
ovsk," the telegram adds. . nnd denied by the railroad admlnis:r-
KING AND QUEEN ATTEND Will II. Hayes, chairman of the na-
GKANDSON'N CI1K1STENINU tio"a' republican comml t e, in an a I
dress nindo a plea for "patriotism in
London, Feb. 23. King George nnd pacca us well as in wur."
"ueen Mary attended the chi lstnlng He agreed with Vice-President JIar
regardless of past party affiliations,
seeking republican success. "The spe
cial session of congress recently closed
he said, "saved to the nation nearly
bililon dollars, and if nothing else had
been accomplished by the epuolica
control except this, it wou d warrant
an overwhelming republican victory.
Senator Rob.nson democ a . Arn
sas, one of the conferees and author
of the anti-strike provision f the sen
ate bill which was discarded in con
ference, reviewed the measure at some
length, dealing particularly with the
labor situation. .
"The labor provisions, fairly con
strued, do not justify toe assaults
made upon them," he said. "This is
cot a government ot labor organiza
-on denying rights of justice to any
class of law-abiding citizens."
He added that "this measure be
comes a bill of rights for labor," and
insured the employment of the power
of the United States when invoked, to
safeguard those rights.
The president, it was sa d. was
working on his answer to suggestions
recently made by the brotherhoods for
a tribunal independent of that provid
ed for in the railroad b 11 to pass on
disputes, the suggestion being that the
tribunal be composed of employers and
workers only. . .
8ome officials Inclined to the opin
ion that Mr. Wilson wou.d again indi
cate his belief that the public also
should be represented.
if tho son of Commander Alexander
Ramsay and Lady Ramsay, formerly
Princess l'atrlcla, of Cnnaught, at the
Chapel Uoyal this afternoon.
The water used In christening the
infant was drawn from the Jordan by
tho Duke of Connnught when the Brit
ish crossed the river In the advance
shall In advocating the election of a
president pledged to "discharge the
countless officials and innumerable
agents made necessary by the war"
and declared "we want more men tn
politics for what they can give and not
for what they can cot."
Chairman Hays told his audience
that everywhere lin finds the people
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Houser Are Probed
. Portland, Or., Feb. 23. United
States Attorney Lester W. Humphreys
of Oregon, was due to arrive today In
Spokane where he will make a thor
ough investigation of g.and jury
charges recently returned against
Max H. Hauser, vice-president of the
United States Grain corporation, In
which it was intimated that he used
the grain markets du.ing the war for:
Mr. Houser requested the investiga
tion. Mr. Humphreys is accompanied
by Wiliiam Bryon, epeCal agent of the
department of Justice.
TO SAN FRANCISCO
Three Eastern Oregon democrats,
desiring to attend the national con
vention in San Francisco next June
filed their nominating petitions as
candidates for delegates two from
the second district and one from
state at large with the secre.ary of j
state's office Monday morning.
T. H. Crawford, prominent La
Grande attorney, is a candidate for
delegate from the state at large on a
platform which favors the ratification
of the peace treaty and the leasee f
nations wtlhout material amendment
"but with such clarifying ratifications
as will announce to the world that
there can be no Infringement of the.'
safeguards provided by our constitu
tion or our Monroe doctrine." I
Nolan Swiff, also of La Grande, files
as a candidate from the secon i-
gressional district Skiff declares his
belief "in the treaty of peace and the
league of nations covenant and the
nomination of those persons for presi
dent and vice-president of the United
States who have demonstrated their
ability to successfully handle the many
industrial problems confronting ou
Will H. Peterson of Fend'eton also
wants to attend the San Franc sco con
vention as a delegate from th second
congressional dlstr'ct. Peterson de
clares for "fewer office holders; great
est economy and efficiency in the bust.
ness of government."
high ran man in the Olympic club
world shoot here yeeterday. Rain
stopped the shooting.
London, Feb. 23.-The recapture
from the bolshevikl of Rostov-on-lhe-Don
by the Russian volunteer army,
SECTIONS OF CALIFORNIA
SUFFERING FROM DROUTH
San Francisco, Feb. 23. Although
rain has visited practically eve.y por
tion of California in the past three
days, the feed and water shortage sit
uations in the counties above Sc.a
mtnto and Mendocino re...ain acute,
according to reports reaching 1.10
weather bureau here today. A rain
yesterday and last' night visaed all
portions of the - state except in the
northern counties. Showers are prom
ised for today, tonight nn i tomorrow
throughout tho whole state.
The horse became early domestica
ted in Egypt,
JOURNAL WANT ADS PAY
FOR L.UNU UISlA.NCK
AUTO TRl't KINU '
WE ALSO DO LOCAL
TO MEET AT COLFAX IN MAT
Seattle, Wash., n'eb. 23. Col "ax
Wash., was selected by the democratic
stat2e central committee he e, today
as the place forholdlngf ,the stae
democratic convention. May 17 was
chosen as tho date.
TROE1I SnOOTING HIGH ...
score of "196 clay birds out of lion I
Frank Troeh, Vancouver. Wash, was'
V -Tr ,
Der.lkinB f ,
British mlUnE ft,
at today. Th.,- aR
ary. together with HM
22 guns. ' '"WSttsjm
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