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TYTtHIRD YEAR NO. 60,
rt LA FORCE
fl Paso Man Captured in Raid
Oo Train and Held for Ran
som is Liberated Without
, Payment of Demand ,
E! Paso, Texas, Mar. 10. Joseph
Williams of El Paso, an employe of
the , American Smelting & Refining
company, captured and held for ran
som by Francisco Villa when the ban
dit wrecked a train on the Mexican
Central railroad Thursday last, has
been freed, according to a telegram
from Williams to his employers re
The message merely said Williams
irrived in Torreon last night and
would leave there tomorrow, arriving
here March 13 and that he was In
From the message it was believed no
ransom had been paid. It was re
ported by fellow travelers on the train
Williams was being held for $50,000
ransom but officials of the smelting
company said no demand was made on
Report that Williams' health was
good relieved friends here of consider
able anxiety as he was suffering from
the effects of a wound and gas poison
ing suffered In France. He was n
route here fur treatment when cap
tured by Villa. ' '
In the fight for the train it was re
tried more than a score of train
guilds, passengers and traincrew were
killed. Two other Americans on the
train with Williams were robbed. A
Syrian passenger was reported to have
ben hanged. Williams wns a native
, o( Henry, Va.
Arthur Is Sato. '
Washington, Mar. 10 James
Arthur, manager of the Mexican eon
rolidated mining company, has not
twen kidnaped by Mexican hnnrtita
but is safe near Nosales, Mexico, the
Aiuenean consul there reported today
. tilc omit uepartment,
Mrs. Arthur, who is in Noga!es, Ariz,
-.-smMuea ner rather F. E. Avery at
nut her husband needed $2000 and
tt was sui to have led to the. reports
"7 " weo Kidnaped.. . , .
no over Is Independent
To Accept Nomination
York. Mar. lO.-Herbert WM.i
in a iciier received htr na t. i
m'u "i l,os Angeles, New Tork
representative of the "Make Hoover
President Club" of California, declar
ed he was not seeking public office
that his "ambition is to remain a
common citizen" but that h i,ii,.V
ed "he, like every other citizen, should
iwas De ready for service wh
reatiy canea upon.
Mr. Hoover's letter follows th.
action -of a group of prominent Cal-
uurmans residing here in annnint.
ment of a committee to go to Wash
ington to ask Mr. Hoover to make
known his position. The committee
mciuaea Mark Reaua. oil Hmini..
trator during the war.
Non-Pmtlsuu In Work.
He asserted that while
posals are indeed
feel that I cannot alter the attitude
mat i nave consistently preserved."
Mr. Hoover's letter Continued:
"First, 1 am an Independent pro
gressive in the issues before us to
day. I think that at this time the is
sues before the countrv tranunii
Oipartisanshlp. It is well known that I
was a progressive republican before
the war and I think rightly, a non
partisan during my war service. The
issues conironting us are new andi
tne alignment upon them has not yet
ueeu maae oy the great parties,
still object as much to the reaction
ary group in the republican party as
t uo to tne radical group In the demo
Ready If Wanted.
Second, I am not seeking public
onice, ana, consulting my own per
sonal inclinations, I do not want pub
lic office. I cannot prevent any citi
zen or group of citizens from agitat
ing that I should take nubile office.
but I cannot conscientiouslv nnrtloi-
pate In any organization to that end.
SALEM, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 10, 1920.
LINES UP BEHIND
; HOSPITAL DRIVE
TAKE A LOOK I
:: ARTICLE X :
HUB OF SCRAP I
Washington, Mar. 10. Here
is Article 10. on which the fate
of the peace treaty again is
suspended ju two compact
sentences set in the midst of
an eighty thousand word doc
ument: "The members of the league
undertake to respect and pre
serve as against external ag
gression the territorial integri
ty and existing political inde
pendence of all members of
the league. In case of any such
aggression or in case of any
threat or danger of such ag
gression, the council shall ad
vise upon the means by which
this obligation shall be ' fulfilled."
BY TAXPAYERS LEAGUE
TELLS OF SHOOTING
Montesano, Wash., Mar. 10.Wal
rJ ft , Centra'ia barber, tes-
u w azat:lhe Wal of ten ''-
tlee 71 ri"""' centralia armis
d In, vlctlm' that he walk-
to thf L the ha" and b
nts were captured. Jordan
w talking down the street at the
fed ?' ,?h00ti"s 8tart"l. he testi
. He heard three or four shots.
Tvin quick,y ana then t0
Jordan's testimnnt- fi.j .u.
of the be,.,,;.;:".?,-. ru .in
ttom.nt. """"B some
er r,,l r 6 tne uniformed march
w rushert , ' .
MrPi. :..'" Lne na- He saw
tlTLT1 -topped mom.u.
'""pea undo the tunic of
Portland. Or., Mar. 10. The State
Taxpayers' league contemplates the
iniatiation of a constitutional amend
ment providing for a divided session
I belong to a group which thinks ,no legislature. Provisions of the
should select amendment which were agreed upon
at a meeting of the executive board in
Portland last night, call for an open
ing period of 40 days to convene, as
at present, on the first Monday m
At this session bills would be intro
duced, passed to commutes, commit
tee reports would be adopted and ev
erything prepared for the final pass
age of the bill, but nothing exoept cer
tain appropriation bills would be final
ly passed at the first period.
At the second period, which would
convene on the third Monday in April,
bills would be finally passed. No
amendment could be made except by
four-fifths majority of both houses of
the American people
their own officials at their own in
itiative and volition and resent the
manufacture of officials by machine
methods. I feel sure that if I enter
eu the race for nomination to th
presidency and undertook to solicit
and spend the cost of propaganda and
organization this would be in Itself a
negation of the right American in
stinct, because of the obligations that
it all implies."
Fight On City's
Various Salem Unions Select
Committees and Prepare to
lake rield in Campaign;
Answer to Appeal Good
Organised labor in the city Wednes
day mustered Its forces to join in the
battle being waged- this week for the
$100,000 fund for the construction of
the Salem General Hospital. Each
craft In the city, by virtue of action
taken at the meeting Tuesday evening
of the CentrarTrades and Labor Coun
cil, was selecting solicltini committees
and preparing to take an active part
in tne campaign at once,
Delegates to the council, following
tains by William McGilchrist Jr., chair
man of the campaign committee;
Walter Denton, chairman of the pub
licity committee, and E. J. Stack, for
mer secretary of the State Federation
of Labor, voted unanimous approval
of the movement and definitely decid
ed to place their shoulders to the
wheel and aid in pushing the big pro
ject over tne top. :
Lodges to Contribute.
me council, at a special meeting
several days ago, endorsed the move
ment, but took no action toward lend
ing concrete aid to the drive. Their
decision Tuesday hight to delegate
committees in each union to comb
workingmen s circles in the city marks
perhaps the greatest stride toward
success yet takea in the campaign.
It was announced at campaign head
quarters in the Commercial club to
day that the Masonic lodges In the city
were expected to contribute $1000 to
the fund. When the Elks meet Thurs
day evening It is expected, it was said,
that $1500 at least would be planed, in
ine corners or tne nospltal committee.
An effort will be made by the Uni
ted Timberworkers, It was announced,
to raise $1000 among their members
to compete with a like subscription
made . by the Charles K. Hpauldlng
Logging company. The electrical
workers committee, and the timber-
workers met Tuesday evening to dis
cuss the matter.
Pin k Wires Subscription.
Another personal subscription of
$1000 was received . .Tuesday in the
form of a wire pledge from Charles
A. Park, now in San Diego, Cal.
No approximate estimate on wat
had been taken in Tuesday would be
made at headquarters, because of the
fact none of the commitees had re
ported. Today every committee was
in the field working, and several re
Contrary to previously pub
lished announcements, the lec
ture by Dr. E. C. Conklin, on
"The Revival of Spiritism" will
be given in the public library
this evening, and not Friday.
Everyone Jn Salem who is
interested in the vital subjects
of the present day, is invited
to attend the lecture.
WILSON SHOYS OLD
LATE NOTES, CLAIM
the legislature. No new bill could be
a ,i i.-i. i i.. i. i j I Introduced fit the aaond tiflrind.
."u - " 17. " J"'. The initiators of the amendment de- Ports of gbod progress were received.
Z Z. S.rMw , . dar. tbit It would i ton w I " was Btated f'"'te figures
. .. ..I. ' "7" ; .1". " uVl. ward cirhln th mah of th oinsinB- Probably could be released this even
iv-n la ucjiig piaiiucu mm piuuuuiy 0 - intt
1 1. 1 . j ,1 . ! hnnM ef ,Ko BiHlniio whan Ktlla a
vni uretitv in a lew uays u ueuame1 ..,... u.
known today. City Sanitary and usually put through without full con
Plumbing Inspector J. N. Skaife was sideration by the members and with
conferring with City Attorney Maeyj no notice to the public. There would
during the day determining what! be no change made in the rate of corn-
backing his office would have by the pensatlon for the members of the leg-
law in conductnig such a campaign islature, but they would be compen-
against filth and uncleanliness. sated for their mileage to both sei-
Carelessness of business men and sions.
shop proprietors in permitting debris Friends of the proposed amendment
th f0i. . r
hoo n. : Li:f:" .member- Whe the
of tk 7""eu, Jordan test fled, all
til0" ia the line were in
nuh.H . soitners
shots began w, l7?" befre the
the hii u hen Jordan reached
in fori, 6 Said' 116 8aw two r three
11 !! Pp' testified and he
" me sold o.
Jan an ,i i.. .
the u .. B Bl ciean-back
that R J u Was ln tne lce box
ImJrl ?ecker'.Mlk Sheehan and
V::zy were captured af-
or, ,nph Son of Mike Sheehan while"
train aVr 7 6 from Ce"tralia on
ing with ci n mtted convers-.f,heehan-
bt denied making
and junk to collect in the rear of their
establishments, filling the alleys and
thoroughfares with unsightly obstac
les has long been the topic of much
discussion around the city hall. Plans
to begin an active campaign against
this is the result of a conference
Tuesday between Mr. Skaife and City
Street Commissioner Low, when what
action should be taken was discussed.
Mr. Low is bitterly opposed to any
semblance of disfiguration in streets
and alleys, and is an active exponent
of municipal cleanliness. He will co
operate In any way permissible for
his office in any steps taken to elim
inate these objectionable conditions,
Attention Is called to the fact that
city ordinances provide penalties fo
permitting fire hazards to form in
and around business blocks or pro
perty downtown, and it is expected
that City Fire Chief Harry Hutton
will aid in the movement to remove
argue that during the 60-day recess
the press and the public would have
full opportunity of study all legisla
tion which might be before the legis
Foes Thru Ballot
ASSOCIATE FORESTER QUITS.
. Washington, Mar. 10. Albert F.
Potter, associate forrester. resigned
today following the resignation yes
terday of Henry S. Graves, chief of
the forestry service.
John Hay said, "There will always
be 34 per cent of the senate on tne
Uih,;,'L8lattments defense counsel at-1 blackguard side of every question that
iu mm. .imA hefnre them.
Refer advertisers to "Government Statements" of Cir
,, lh-ey mean THEIR statements to the Government,
wnich is a very different thing.
,he Government does not make any statements in re-
,. Statements to the Government, in the absence of veri
fication, are valueless to the advertiser.
There is one method and only one of ascertaining the
wets regarding the circulation of a paper.
p And that is by referring to the reports of the Audit
bureau of Circulations.
A publication that quotes its statement to the Govern
met in heu of an A. B. C. report 13 evading the issue.
Ask to see the A..B. C. report on the CapitalJournal.
Philadelphia, Mar. 10. Decision of
American Federation of Labor offi
cials, reached in Washington two
two weeks ago, to oppose all candi
dates for public office who are regard
ed as foes of organized labor, bore
fruit here today in the opening of a
campaign against twenty-five Penn
sylvania and seven New Jersey mem
bers of the house of representatives.
In a bulletin issued by the Philadel
phia Camden advisory boards of the
federation, attention is called to the
railroad bill recently passed by cong
ress and approved by the president
and the defeat of all congressmen vot
ing for It is urged.
"See that nc-Hher you nor your
friends or acquaintances ever ari
vote for those who gave labor a 'slap
In the face'," said the bulletin.
Advance In Auto
Tires Is Announced
Cane Has Special
Is Gift Recipient
The Sedgwick chapter of the Wo
men's Relief Corps was the recipient
of a unioue sift when T. fi HnrrlH
nrpflpntprl tha nwanlvntin nrltK a 1
gold headed cane made from buffalo
and cattle horns found near the Cus
The cane Is composed of 154 pieces
and is entirely hand made, three
years being required during the pro
cess of assembling and preparing the
cane material. The horns were sub
jected to a very tedious process in or
der to remove the animal matter from
them. The process consists of repeat
ed scraping after boiling in linseed
oil followed Ty a long period of sea
soning. The cane is nor on display. In the
window of Kafoury's store. Later, the
ladles of the W. R. C. will devise some
method of disposing of the cane ln
order to raise a tidy sum for organi
Mr. Harris, recently came to Sa
lem from Nebraska. He has made
several of these canes, recently pre
senting one to his own organization,
the O. A. R. He takes special pride
In the manufacture of articles of this
nature. The gavel used at the repub
lican convention which nominated
Taft In 1907, was made by the Civil
war veteran. The gavel has an uni
que history ns It was fashioned from
the piece of wood picked up by a ne
gro trooper who was ln the famous
charge at San Juin hill, in the Spanish-American
Paris, Mar. 10. President Wilsons
letter to Senator Hitchcock regarding
reservations to the Versailles treaty
was given little space and a minor
position in most of this morning's
The Gaulois prints its comment on
the first page tinder the caption
"Warnings of Wilson."
r, vt nson, it says, "takea re
venge for the silence Imposed upon
him by illness. In less than 24 hours
he presents us with two documents
in which he affirms in a singularly
aggressivs manner that he has recov
ered full possession of his masterly
"He finishes the weakening of gov
ernmental framework ot order and
discipline which he already ha so
thoroughly shaken. His 'antl-imper-
mlist formula will bring new encour
agemont to international bolshevism'
The Paris Midi says the accusation
of France as militaristic is "Impu
dent" and it refers to Mr. Wilson's
"gratuitous insult to this country,"
it aaas: "Mr. wnson accuses
France of being militaristic and at
the same time Josephus Daniels, sec
retary of the American navy, is the
only minister in the world who an
nounoes an unlimited program of
"Today there are mon conscious of
the evident necessities of France, but
there is no longer a militarist party,
And Divorce Are
Oregon City, Or., Mar. 10. Decree
of divorce and the custody of his baby
daughter, Eva Adele, was granted to
Wlliard P. Hawley, Jr., defendant ln
the divorce suit instituted by Mrs.
M&rjorie Hawley, ln a decision Tues
day by George R. Bagley, judge of the
Washington county circuit court, who
officiated as trial judge when the case
was tried here two weeks ago,
Judge Bagley awarded the decree
to Mr. Hawley upon his supplemental
cross-complaint, filed after the trial of
the case had progressed for nearly a
week, and based upon the plaintiff's
charges of unlawful conduct on the
part of her husband. The court holds
that these changes were not proved.
The cost of automobile tires will
soon advance from 15 to 18 per cent
with several lines advancing as high as
25 per cent, according to notices being
received by local tire dealers.
Wednesday a communication was
received by fhe Smith & Watson com
pany, owners of the Great Western
garage, from a large tire distributing
house In Portland, containing notice of
the imepnding advance. It advised the
acquisition at once of stock to be
handled by the company If the high
cost oftires is to be avoided.
'-.MOTHER" JOXES EX ROI TE
TO AII OAKLAND STRIKERS
; Oakland. Cul., Mar. 10. "Mother"
I Jones, aged woman labor leader, will
arrive here Thursday to lend her sup
port to the bay cities shipj ards strike,
j according to a telegram received by
I the secretary ot tne Aima voumy
I Metal Trades council.
Power Clause To
Washington, Mar. 10. The reserva
tion on equality of voting power in the
league of nations was re-adopted by
the senate Tuesday by a. vote of 37 to
20 after it had been modified on mo
tion o the republican leaders.
The action left only the article 10
reservation to be disposed of, but on
motion of Senator Lodge, adjournment
was taken without starting debate on
Seventeen democrats voted with the
republicans for the voting power res
ervation. They included Senators As
hurst, Arizona; Chamberlain, Oregon;
Henderson, Nevada; Myers, Montana,
Nugent, Idaho; Pholan, California, and
In Its original form It had been
adopted In November by a vote of 65
to US, with only eight democrats sup
Member Audit Bureau of Circulation
Associated Prses Full Lmm4 Wlr
AMERICA!! NAVY BLAMED FOR LOSS
OF HALF MILLION UVES THROUGH
FAILOITOAID ALLIES AT START
Admiral Sims Declares Lack Of Co-Operation
In Early Stages Of War Prevented
Victory Over Germany In July 1918; Says
Recommendations Were Ignored.
Washington, March 10. Failure of the navy department to
fully cooperate in the war during the first six months after
America's entry cost half a million lives, fifteen billions of dol
lars, 2,500,000 tons of shipping and prevented a victory over
Germany by July 1918, Rear Admiral Sims told the senate in
vestigating committee today in presenting documentary evidence
in support of his charges of delay against the department.
iiie uiiictr reua to me committee I
T.N.T. Bombs Fail
To Break Ice Jam
Port Deposit, Md., March 10. Th
aerial bombardment of the ice jam of
the Susquehanna river which extends
several miles below here will be re
sumed this afternoon by the army
aviators who all day yesterday drop-
War Time CabinettlTV ttempl to m"
The army officers today expressed
thamelves as satisfied with their work
recommendations he had made to
the department immediately upon his
arrival in London In. 1917. A cable
gram sent late in April, 1917, said
the critical area where the war would
be won or lost was in the eastern At
lantic at the focus of alt lines ot
ocean communication to England and
France. Admiral Sims told the com
mittee that although he repeatedly
urged that every destroyer and small
craft that could be sent to sea be dis
patched immediately to this area his
recommendation was not complied
with until about six monins later.
Full Force Withheld
He also recommended, he said, that
two divisions of the American dread-
naughts be sent to base on Brest to
guard against raids ln the English
channel by German cruiser forces,
but this recommendation was entire
Failure of the department te throw
the full force of the navy Into the
struggle, he said resulted in the "un
necessary" loss of 1,500,000 tons by
submarine attack in 1917 and 1,000,-
000 tons In 1918.
'If the tonnage lost In 1917 had
been saved by the prompt coopera
tion of the navy," he said. "Ameri
ca could have had a million men ln
France at the beginning of 1918 in
stead of 300,000." .
Admiral Sims said the German- of
fensive of J918 was due to the fail
ure of the German submarine com
mand and that ln all probability It
never would have been undertaken ,
and the morale of the German people!
would have broken If the American
troops had been more promptly dis
patched to France. Ho estimated on
the basis of what happened when tho
American forces did arrive that vic
tory oould have been achieved by
July 1918 If the tonnage had been
First Mcssngo IU'Veali'd
The navy department's first real
decision as to participation In the
war, Admiral Sims suld, was contain
ed ln a cablegram to him 27 days af
ter America entered the struggle.
The message said the department in
tended to send 89 destroyers, one ten
der and a mother Bhip to the British
Isles and asked for minute Informa
tion regarding the possibility of ob
taining nececsary supplies at Bore
haven, tho provable base. '
"All of these plans should have
been worked out long before we en
tered the war," the admiral said, 'and
should have been placed In effect, In
substance at least, the day we enter
ed the war."
Admiral 31ms said when he found
that his own efforts to impress upon
the navy department the seriousness
f the situation were unavailing, he
Invoked the aid of the late Ambassa-
or Page at London, who on April
!7, 1917, sent a confidential cable
gram to Secretary Lansing and pres
ident Wilson declaring that "there Is
reason for the greatest alarm auout
the Issue of the war. caused by the
Increasing success of German submarines."
1'nge VrgeA Action
The ambassador urged the Immedl-
te assignment of every available
United States destroyer and subma
rine chaser, to British waters.
Even this request was unheeded for
several months, Admiral Sims said.
The witness read a message to the
epartment In 1917 saying the Brit
ish government "appreciated what
the United States was doing to keepi
"Incidentally," he added, "that Is
a case of International politeness.
They were thanking us for sending
Admiral Plms Insisted he hsd been
I handicapped by failure of the depart
ment to keel) him Informed of Its
plans. He read excerpts from his me
sages, urging adoption of the convoy
system and said:
"I will show that great losses were
sustained due to the resistance of tha
United States to taking up the csn
He then read a department mes
sage sent him In May and signed by
Secretary Daniels. .
"In regard to convoy," It read "I
consider Amerloan vessels having arm
ed fuards are safer when sailing In
dependently." "When I got that message I wan
about ready to Jump overboard."
continued 'Admiral 81ms. "I realised
that the department did not under
stand or appreciate the situation."
EGYPT AND SlIDill
London, Mar. 10 Fifty-two
members of the Egyptian leg
islative assembly recently met
at the house of Sald'Zagloul
Pasha, who headed the Egyp
tian mission to the peace con
ference, and adopted a resolu
tion proclaiming the Independ
ence of Egypt and the Sudan,
according to a dispatch from
Cairo. , .. .
Ottawa, Ont., Mar. 10, Agitation
for the retirement of Sir Robert Bor
den's war time coalition government
which started soon after the armistice
wa ssigned collapsed, temporarily, as
lease, when the house of commons
early today voted Its confidence In the
premier by a majority of 34.
The vote, takn after an all night
debate, was on the proposal to amend
Sir Robert's address .In reply to the
speech froip the throne. The amend
ment was moved by W.' L. M. Kin?,
opposition leader, who demanded the
dissolution of parliament.
A few months ago congress convened
one day without a chaplain, and no
member was found to offer the open
ing prayer. Nert time It happened a
aged clerk made the prayer.
BILL WOI LD PIT ALCOHOL
LIMIT ATS.5 PEHCEXT IX X. Y.
Albany, N. Y March 10 A bill de
fining Intoxicating beverages as those
containing more than three and a half
per cent of alcohol by weight, was In
troduced In the legislature today by
Assumblyman Maurice Bloch, demo
crat of New York. The measure, ac
cording to the Introducer is "Governor
Edwards' New Jersey bill adapted to
. Flime-throwers were used on New
Yor k snow drifts ln an experiment for
quick snow removal, but were not very
OF COOS BAY LUMBER
Portland, Or., Mar, 10 Litigants In
federal court have reached an agree
ment, It was announced today, where
by a proposed foreclosure sale of th
property of the Cons Bay Lumber
company, valued at $10,000,000 or
mora, will not be made, and the re
ceivers of the company will have op
portunity to pay off the Indebtedness
now existing against the property.
The suit started a year ago, wheu
the Continental and Commercial Bank
& Trust company of Chicago, holders
of about $3,000,000 In mortgage bonds
of the Coos Bay Lumber company,
filed foreclosure proceedings In fed
eral court and procured tho appoint
ment of two recit-vers to handle tho
affairs of tho concern pending the out
come. The receivers, It was shown.
had succeeded In setting aside a re
serve fund now available for meeting
Interest and principal payments.
That this stipulation will have a far
reaching effect onthe timber industry
of the Paciflo northwest was admitted
by attorneys and principals Involved:
had the foreclosure sale been made It
would have put the present lumber
market In a precarious condition,
STEAMER IS 8 A Ft!
Nantucket, Mass., March 10. The
Shipping Hoard steamer Guilford
which was abandoned off Nantucket
shoal Sunday, was towed l.eie by the
Cist g.mrd cutter Aeushnot tody.
When Abraham Lincoln, as president-elect,
visited Philadelphia on his
way to be Inaugurated ot Washington,
seven lines In the newspaper announc
ed his coming.
Marion County Farmers
Corner Seed Potatoes
Every available certified Biirbann
and White Rose seed potato In the
state aggregating more than 1000
sacks have been purchased by Mar
lon cootity farmers, according to re
ports of committees at the meeting
lat night at Gervals of the Marion
County Community Federation. Fol
lowing out movement begun by the
federation only standardized potatoes
will bs grown ln the county, and It Is
expected that with the harvest of the
crops this year that a material Increase
of profits will be realized from the
production of the better grade pota
toes. At the last meeting of the reaen-
tion at Donald committees from each
section were- appointed to sound the
attitude of the farmers toward th
plan. These committees were able to
report, with Prof. G. R. Hlslop of the.
Oregon Agricultural college who spoke
that most of the farmers who were
able had already procured or ordered
The new unlfom road signs, decided
upon at a former meeting of the fed
eration to be installed at each Import
ant road crossing In the county, wir
voted ordered and erected by the dev
gates attending this meeting.
The next meeting of the federation
will be held at Hilverton April 9.