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Oreson: Tonight and Saturday f iii
farmer Saturday gentle southwester
Local Minimum temperature.
4 feet, rising.
"forTY-THIRD YEAR NO. 74.
A formal charge of assault
with intent to kill will be lodged
against Jesse Mullinix, age 40,
m, this afternoon, Sheriff W. I.
Needham announced at the
sheriff's office this noon. Mul
jjniX was arrested just before
midnight last night following ac
cusation of T. W. Steiger, a
prominent farmer residing near
this city, that Mullinix was the
man who had intercepted him in
the barnyard of his home and
shot him at eight o-'clock last
Mullinix, at the time of his ar
rest and today maintains stout
claims of innocence of the crime,
and indicates that he will estab
lish an alibi that he was in a
pool hall here at the time the
sh oo ting, occurred . Sheriff
Needham, aided by deputies, are
working today attempting to
establish a motive for the shoot
ing. The only clue they possess,
the sheriff said, is a 32 calibre
bullet taken from Steiger at the
Under cross examination by Prose
cuting Attorney Max Gehlhar tnls
morning Mullinix said that he had no:
had a gun in his possession for twe
years. He admitted that he had nerv
ed In the navy for four years, njvi
that he was considered acrack shot.
While in the navy, he told the prose
cuting attorney he employed the name
Janies Clark," and he said that two
nights before the shooting he cam?
to Salem and registered at a local
hotel by that name.
Humors Are Illfe
The shooting today gave rise t
many rumors and much speculation
as to what prompted the shooting. In
the absence of other motive some
were lending an ear to a rumor that
liullliiix had made clandestine visits
to Airs. Steiger recently. Wheth'.T
this has any connection with the
crime or not has not been determine-.
yet, It is said.
Steiger spent a good night nt the Sa
lem hospital last night, it was reported
this morning; and every hope is be
ing held out for his recovery. The flow
of blood had successfully been check
ed, and it is believed the wounds vu
heal speedily, The worst wound -is Jusi
above the heart where one of the bul
lets entered. Had It pierced an artery
death probably would have resulted, it
Is said. Another bullet entered the
flesh of the thigh near the groin and
the other made a less serious gash in
rive Shots Fired.
Five shots were fired, according to
neighbors who-claimed that they paid
no attention to them, believing that
they were torpedo shots made from
the passing of a train near the Steiger
residence. Sheriff Needham Is positive
that the asasilant, whoever he may be,
emptied the chamber of the gun' which
was a 32-callbre revolver.
According to Steiger's story told to
trie sheriff and deputies after he hau
been removed to the hospital, he had
lust finished milking about 8 o'clock,
nd had left the barn. Through the
gathering darkness he saw a man, but
thought nothing of it, believing It wan
neighbor bound on a friendly visit.
Without a word, the assailant ap
proached, and Steiger could see that
h' hand held something as It was ex
tended toward him. When he saw that
It was a revolver, he dropped the milk
buckets and grappled with the fellow.
Steiger insists it was Mullinix.
Wife Calls Sheriff.
Following the .hnntln the man
Villi t.lLlia PMIOTHI.
. - - "
" wnen .
m to meet h m. Their phou
Wnt out of order she went to a neigh-
b'l8..hr the sheriff,
rcn in tne Vicinity surrounding
'he house wa, immediately begun. Be
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maae a hasty departure through theer sam. i oo ..
drizzling darkness, south of the barn. I me loyally"
Steiger staggered toward the house, nnmrv,
"outing faintly as he went. He had BAXDOX BO. A
tun oi.. .... w ofi Rnndon. Or., March it-
Kidnaped Youth Found
Locked In Hotel Room
"xington, Ky., Mar. 26. raul Lit
tie, l' year old son of E. R. Little, Leu
''Won capitalist, who had been held
'f ransom by kidnapers, was found
th" morning locked in a room at a
Mr- and Mrs. Little first learned the
thereabouts of their son when he tele
Phoned his home from the hotel room.
He said he had been kept prisoner
'""re since Wednesday night.
investigation disclosed that the
""lni had been reserved In advance by
man registered as J. C. Cox of Cin
'"inati. T1e boy disappeared Wednesday aft
nioon when playmates said he had
n In conversation with a man. They
"4 they had been given a dollar to
"I'ver a box of candy. Soon after
wd th. r.K ..... . .-
at his son, Paul, was being held:
r ransom. T.itriA i.,t;m.,t,i that thpitinz on
"tnoiint n . 1. .1 a . .1 .
nRru lor was a , u u v . Tie w
r a WOUIn abide by the kidnap-
demands, that he did not mind
ring the money and only the safe re
'urn of hi, ,on.
7'!o o'clock last night. Little d
'"lieii a package containing the ram-
"" ' hen he reiumed a half hour!
Discuss Wage Schedule
. At Albany Convention
Albany, Or., Mar. !6. School super
intendents and members of the school
boards from many different cities t
Oregon were here today to attend a
conference in regard to the salary
schedule for instructors.
State Superintendent Churchill was
on hand and the following school su
perintendents were expected during
the day. -
John Todd of Salem; W. R, Ruther."
ford of Eugene; Aubrey. Smith of
Roseburg; J. O. McLaughlin of Cor
vallls; George Hugg of McMinnvtlle;
B. T. Youel of Silverton ; W. 1. Ford of
Race Adds Spice
Washington, Mar. 26. The recep-
tl0n accoraed Ambassador Ygnaclo
sonuias on his arrival recently In Mex
ico City from the United States and his
formal acceptance of the nomination
for the presidency on the Clvilista tick
et opens a new phase in the political
camaign now in full swing in Mexico.
Bonlllas will have the support of Pres
ident Carranza against General Alvaro
Obregon. another leading candidate. '
The first effect of Bonlllas' entrance
into the campaign apparently has been
to lessen the chances of General Pablo
Gonzales, formerly military head in
the federal district and at one time
Carranza's candidate for the presi
dency. Mr. Bonlllas will meet the de
sire of a large element which wishes to
be relieved of the domination of the
army. It is believed his long residence
in this country, where he received his
education, and his experience in the
embassy, have made him familiar with
American views and given him an un
derstanding of this country's attitude
in Pan-American affairs.
General Obregon will have the sup
port of revolutionary leaders, includ
ing Francisco Villa, according to re
ports. Barring another revolution, which
many Mexicans openly predict as a re
sult of th elections, officials here be
lieve that which ever way the elections
go, an era of better understanding be
tween this country and Mexico will re
Part In Removal
Of Rear Admiral
Washington, Mar. 26. First evi
dences of' friction at the headquarters
of Rear Admiral William B. Fletcher
at Brest came with the arrival there
of Captain Thomas P. Magruder, com
manding the third flight of American
craft sent to that port, Admiral Fletch
er testified today before the navy
board of inquiry Investigating his re
moval from the Brest command by
Rear Admiral Sims after the sinking
of the transport Antilles in October,
On his arrival Captain Magruder
showed great disinclination to shore
service. Fletcher said. Subsequently,
a letter from Sims said Magruder was
to be retained at sea, but Fletcher said
no command suitable for an officer of
his rank was available.
"Did Captain Magruder support you
loyally and carry out your orders?"
Admiral Fletcher was asked.
i ,-nnnt testify as to his having
i carried out my orders. Admiral r ieu-n
.... , a t.
. . i . u nii- ha aimnonea
7 id. employed as a
w. ' ... . nisnatch
deck hand on the steamer D sp atch
; if. u..j. r--- member of
Colo. He was formerly a member f
the Bandon coast guard. The Dooy nu
'not been recovered.
later the package remained Intact. Be
lieving the kidnaper failed to show
up for fear of being "double crossed"
Little pocketed the money.
At T o'tlock this morning the key tot
,he room in which the boy was found
was turned in at the hotel desk At
7 15 Mrs. Little was called to the tele
phone and heard
Nothing has been seen of the Mr
Cox" since he left the hotel at 7
Weak from his harrowing experi
ence, though physically unhurt, the
Povwas put to bed by his parents soon
after being brought home.
During his two days' confinement,
he said he had been given on h
bananas . cake and an ar-ple to mU
- jwintnntlV ierrn-u i e
He aid he apem me --
the edge of the bathtub afraid
1 a .loan
His captor was
the only person
' i,h,h the man, he
saw at any o ,
9aid. called V'
d.tressed as "Jack ' on the telephone
..a .id to him "wen re is n.
A number or rui
called to see him. He ran
- T 1
to meet them
and kissed them,
Dallas; Robert Down of Lebanon;
Hubert Hussong of Astoria; W. G.
Beattie of Cottage Grove, and W. H.
Mishler of Woodburn.
It was originally planned by the
Albany board of directors to tak
in only valley towns.
.. !o many schools, however. hav i
taken an interest in the plan for the i
salary conference that the scope of
the meeting was widened. Marshfleld
and Astoria were thus given the right
to come. Invitation also were sent
Medford and Grants Pass
After Auto Race
San Francisoo, Mar. 26. Following
a wild pursuit of three miles through
thickly populated sections of the city
in the early morning hours, during
which dozens of shots were fired from
each car, a police .automobile ran
down another car alleged to have been
occupied by thre store bandits, and
placed one of the men, giving the
liameof Andrew Ashley, under arrest.
The other two escaped in the dark
ness. A complete safe cracklnt outfit
was found In the tool box of the pur
sued car, the police said. ..
Shortly after midnight a woman tele
phoned that she had seen three men
break into a tailoring shop and load
a quantity of goods on an automobile.
The chase followed, both Cars going
over long stretches of street at break
neck speed and revolvers continually
Ashley said he lived ln Saoramento.
Few Vessels and
High Rates Keep
Alaska In Dark
Washington, Mar. 26. Inadequate
transportation service and high ship
ping rateti are retarding the develop
ment of Alaska, Governor Riggs of
that territory, ai.d Richard M. Sen - I some evidences of (t. If these gentte
me of KcaIHe told the lennte i-nm. ment will frankly tell us where the
merce committee in urging enactment
of legislation, to give territorial au
thoritles greater control over ship
ping.'-'-'-;.... ' :
Production of placer gold has been
curtailed, Governor Rlggs said, bj
cause of the'high rates charged for
transportation on Alaskan rivers anl
from United States ports to Alasna.
Mr. Semmes charged that private
carriers were attempting to build up
an absolute monopoly. Lack of ade
quate laws to compel the various ship
operating companies to furnish tin
authorities with Information regard
ing their business he added, ha
made It Impossible to " determine
what rates were fair.
"There is no adequate regulation
up there," Mr. Semmes said. "They
simply do as they please. ,
Part Played By
Dogs in War is
Told at Meeting
Friends of dogs andhumane treat
ment of animals had an Interesting
meeting at the Commercial club
Thursday night when James Elvin,
Salem representative In the Y. M. C.
A. war work In France, cave an si-
count of the Important part played
by dogs on the front and on the bat
tlefields. : Mr. Elvin showed how all the arm
ies were equipped with dogs to keep
the trenches and camps clear of ra's
and vermin. The American expedi
tionary forces at first hid no dogs
but before the war Was over had te'i
thousand of them for various duties.
They were trained for sentinel anl
scout duty, "Llason" Bogs especially
trained to carry messages between
corps commanders, and the greit
service of the Red Cross dogs, besides
their work In transportation of sup
plies where horses could not be work
ed, as ln the Vosges mountains.
made the statement that thousands
of American lives were saeruicea o -cause
American soldiers were sent to
the front with no protection from
dogs. Dr. Elvin was given hearty ap
plause and a vote of thanks and h--
been asked to deliver the same ad
dress at the annual meeting of .the
Oregon Humane society, at First uni
tarian church. Portland, n-xt Tuesday
Petitions with over 1000 signatures
were presented at the meeting asking
a conference with the city council to
see if m( amendments cannot be e
cured to the present dog jaws of the
city to make them more humane and
in place of being const-int dra'n
on the general fund of the city, make
the dog owners pay a license tax un
i.r .trirt regulations. The chalrmai
ions, in.- vuiiiit'-
ated th more p
nd many persons in
of the meeting sta
iti.ns wrt nut a
the audlerce volunteered to circular
more petitions. T. G. P-lign oirerei
the oper.x house free for a public
meeting to give a larger audience ?n
nnnortunltv to hear the address on
the services rendered by dogs over
' ,.v iir. Elvin at some future
date, to which the mayor and city
council win . "" '""' .. ,
. home was found lor me uui.
t that he Klb'
lu. ffr A
and his wife at WIniock.
Wash., have added
him to th'ir fanr-
c - ;
SALEM, OREGON, FRIDAY, MARCH 26, 1920. 1 PRTfT? nrarq!
In Sinn Fein
T .!.. vt ie i ii r, .,
London, Mar. 26. Allan Bell,
resident magistrate Who pre-
Sided Over the inquiry into the
dealings of the Sinn Feid with
Irish banks was shot dead this
outside the Masonic
outside the Masonic
Club in Dublin, according to a
In the house of commons. Mr.
Bonar Law, the government
leader, announced that Magis
trate Bell was taken out of a
tram car by four armed men
and shot to death.
. ..... . ,. ,
Washington, Mar. 26 Charging
that "war profiteers" had combined to
control thS republican and democratic
national conventions, Senator Borah,,
republican, Idaho, told the senate tov
day that the pre-convention exprnat
tures of some presidential candidates
presented a "shameless situation'
promising "a saturnalia of corruption"
unless congress called a halt.
Senator Borah's charges were made
ln presenting his bill for limitation ot
Reading a published story that "tes
timonials" endorsing Major General
Leonard Wood were being purchased
in Indiana at the rate of 12.(0 apiece,
Senator Borah said he had been ad
vised that "plenty of affidavits to the
same effect were on file in a neighbor
ing state." i
"General Wood's managers state
that the managers for Governor Low
den are spending more money than
they. This is their defense. I am in
clined to think that is true. There are
) money is coming from, I would be
willing to accept their explanation.
But when they remain silent there is
only one inference, to be drawn and
that is that the charges are true."
Senator Thomas, Colorado, and
Ashurst, Arizona, democrats, asked
Senator Borah to give the names ol
democrats who were spending lur
sums of money and the speaker said
he would do so at the proper time.
"If I knew any democrat who was
spending money excessively," said
Senator Ashurst, "I should feel It my
duty to see that he didn't get some
delegates he might otherwise get. And
I thought any democrat was trying to
get a third term, I would not hesitate
to tell the people that that was wrong."
"If the senator doesn't know that
a democrat Is seeking a third term,"
rejoined Senator Borah, "then he s
blessed with an Innocence of which 1
would not suspect him. I think the
president is entitled to a third term,
for who else would lead the fight for
"Doesn't the senator mean a third
nomination?" asked Senator Moses, re
publican, New Hampshire, who is man
ager of General Wood's Washington
"Well If the candidate of the sena
tor of New Hampshire keeps up his
practices and is nominated, it will be
a third term," Borah replied.
Senator Borah quoted a newspaper
report that the democratic national
committee was raising a ten million
dollar campaign fund and added thai
there were evidences of a like situa
tion ln the republican organization.
CluunlK-rlnlii Reads Names.
"But Chairman Cummins of the
democratic national committee has de
nied that story," interjected Senator
Harrison, democrat, Mississippi.
Senator Chamberlain, democrat, Or
egon, interrupted Senator Borah's read
tng of a list of names of alleged cu
trlbutors In General Wood's campaign
fund to ask if some of them were not
giving money for political activities ln
"They usually do," Senator Moras
said. "Edward I. Doheny, head
great oil Interest In Mexico, is named
here as a contributor to General
Wood's funds on the republican side
and he himself i a candidate for elec
tion to the democratic' convention as
delegate at large from California.
These gentlemen usually look to the
protection of their Interests. Mexico is
likely to bulk large in the next cam
paign." 'I believe this is a national peril; I
Intend to get the facts out even If 1
have to do it In a brutal or crude way
I Candidates who accept favors like
these are called upon to return mem
after they get elected.
Vou- at $10 Per.
. , a ln( r,t talfifrAtm from
"... .nnin. ih. nHman
there this week which I'm not going, that Industrial Workers of the World
.. i,u,. ,hll rr .vprv'are tampering wllh Jury venires are
vote cast In that primary for W ood or
Lowden 10 was spent. It cost that
io rrau. ii.-j.
Kcnator Sterling, republican, trj:n
"I cannot let the Inference go out
that the people of South Dakota have
yielded to bribery ,"he said. "I'm not
aenylng that money has been spent.
Immense sums can be used for news-
, . i .1 nn ,.t Ink
votes I do not concede.
"I haven't Intended to
Senator Borah returned.
(Continaed oa Page 8.)
J on rim
Bisbee Strike 'An
I.W.W. Affair Is
Claim Of Witness
Tombstone. Arix., March 28. Tie
miners strike'tn the Warren mining
district begun June 26. 1917, and In
force when th Bisbee deportations
are alleged to have occurred, was
called by the Stetal Mine Workers
union. . an I. W. W. organisation,
r rea vv . crown, prosecution witness
ln the trial ot Harry R Wootton
charged with kidnaping In connection
with the deportations, testified here
Los Angeles, Cal., Mar 26. Two
police officers, a civilian and two
men are under arrest here on charge.
of having held up a Chinese club yes
terday and having taken $461.50 from
about forty Chinese playing cards.
The police stated one of the arrestod
officers had confessed and had told
of a plan to hold up other establish
ments in the Chinese quarter In m
atempt ta obtain 130,000 in gold wild
to be kept there, as well as consider
The five under arrest are: Patrol
men M. M. O'Gara and W. E. Mor
timer, R. E. Chllds, Mrs. Jessie El:
liott and Miss Madge Brown. Morti
mer is the one said by tho police to
have confessed. Chllds was declared
to have driven the automobile In
which three men and two women
were arrested after the Chinese e.
tabllshment had been held up. Mls
Brown was said to be an intimate
friend of tne of the officers and Mrs.
Elliott to be an associate of Miss
Another man and his wife, said to
b implicated, have not been arrett
ed. According' to the statements made
by the Chinese to the" police, two
"plain clothes" men appeared while
the card gilmes were In progress,
took the 1461.60 from the tables, to',.1
the playeis they would be summoned
later to the police station, and thn
departed ln an automobile.
Another policeman on duty in tre
Chinese quarter recognized one of ti e
plain clothes men and the arrests t jl
Four Are Killed
Salt Lake City, Utah, Mar. !6.
Four people, Mr. and Mrs. E. M
Parr and their two sons, Harold, aged
14, and Earl, aged 4, were killed early
this morning when their home V
Bingham, tUah, was destroyed by a
snowslide, according to word receiv
ed here. All the bodies have boen re
The Parr home was situated on the
side of a hill and wus entirely demol
ished. Recovery of tho bodies w.it
made by men employed In the copper
In Salt Lake snow has been fall
ing continually since early last night
and local transportation today was
considerably hampered. At 10 o clock
the local weather bureau forecaster
declared the fall generally through
out the state and said it was likely
to continue throughout today. In Salt
Lake City proper tho full at 10
o'clock today was esrimnted at one
federal Jury to
For Suger Raise
San Francisco, Mar. 26. Announce
ment that he hoped to present evi
dence to the federal grand Jury next
week, possibly on Tuesday ln relation
ta recent advances In the price of
sugar by refineries which serve th )
whole Pacific coast from this city.
wiiha view to determining If tho
Lever food control act has been vlo
luted, wan made here today by Be.l
of!Geis, acting United States district at
Recent sugar transactions of both
the refineries and the Jobbers are t-
be Investigated thoroughly, Gels said
Two advances were announced here
by the Great Western Sugar Ueflnin?
company In a period of four dayo.
Th. California Hawaiian Sugar R-
fining company announced on March
24 It would not change Its tariffs for
at least three weeke
. W. W. Charged
With Jury Panels
Seattle. Wash., Mar. 26 Charges '
- ,. . ... ,,,... fin,.
Deing inveBUBiivu j -
Attorney Fred C. Brown, it was an
Brown said that several members
of the March panel of the superior
court have complained that I. W. W.
Investigators have been working in
residence districts gathering informa
tion about prospective Jurors.
Kome of the Investigators, It wis
(charged, wore stars and represented
Isort of a Jury he would have to deal
,. a I .-Imlnftl itvnlic:iliMn
'cases are to be heard ln the superior
court within the next few weeks.
Factories And Mines If
W esel Capture Prevented
London, March 26. Workers forces entrenched along the
Lippe river, threaten, if they fail to capture Wesel, to destroy all
factories and mines in western Germany, says a dispatch to the
Exchange Telegraph company filed in Berlin this morning. The
reds have established great headquarters similar to that of the
old German army.
Buderich, Rhenish Prussia,!
March 26. Ebert government
troops stiii held Wesei, acr
uic iwiiue iiunu ui una city ai t
o'clock this afternoon. Fighting
which had been in progress dur
ing the day was seemingly dying
away at that hour and although
Wesel is under fire from artil
lery in the hands of the workers
army, the troops had succeeded
in repelling all infantry attacks.
Today's battle opened during
the forenoon when government
troops attacked worker forces
which had advanced to within a
few hundred yards of the Wesel
bridgehead. The regulars drove
the reds south across the Lippe
river and southeast out of Lippe
bcnioss., in the meantime gov
ernment artillery opened fire up
on tne workers.
In the meantime government artil
lery opened fire upon the workers
headquarters at Llpperdorf and parti
ally destroyed them. . Working south
ward from Lippe Schloss and eastward
from Llpperdorf, the regulars began a
double flank attack which swept the
reds back, An armored train pushed
along toward the bridge acosa t he
Lippe river and kept up a steady fire
across the Lippe river and kept up
a steady fire on the workers.
Many shells fired by the workers
artillery flew wild during this struggle.
Shells Fell On Homos
Wesel, Rhenish Prussia, March 26.
Fifteen shells fell ln the civilian part
of Wesel today, considerably damag
ing a number of dwellings In the busl
ness quarter and killing a nurse
two children. Wesel is virtually shut
off from news of the outside world.
Venice Not fn Sight
Amsterdam, Mar, 26.-Decision not
to almrmon tne struggle ln the Ruhr
district of Germany was reached at a
councils ot the Rlitneland and West
phalia at Essen last night. The only
condition under which the workers
will consent to pence is the withdrawal
of government forces from the Muen
ster military district, says a dispatch
received here. -
Until these forces ' retire, armed
workers will undertake to maintain
public1 order In the district. .
Paris, Mur. 26. The allies tiavo
not as yet given or refused permis
sion for German regular troops to
enter the allied zone of occupation or
the neutral zone to the east estab
lished by the treaty of Versailles, ho
cording to semi-official Information
Aged Veterans Of
Homeless By Fire
Louisville, Ky., Mar. 26. A rebel
battle yell sounded throughout the
Confederate Home at Pew-e Valley,
Ky., 18 miles from Louisville, at 6
o'clock last night as the first alarm
of a fire that three hours later had
'destroyed the Institution.
Commandod by Sergeant Uua Head,
who during the Civil war was the
keeper of John Morgan's mount, the
one hundred veterans ol tun nome
able to walk filed from the building
with precision similar to that which
made the army of the confederacy fa
mous. Calmly the hundred grays marched
to the hospital building, made litters
of the cots and carried fifty invalid
After Sergeant Head, In terse man
ner had called the roll, the men sat
cross legged upon the grass and with
typical southern stoicism waited until
the smouldering ruins resembled but
a bivouac of days gone by then trudged
slowly to the little church, spread
their blankets and slept.
Long Illness Is
r- J- J n . . r IL
CnueU Dy UeUln.
Following an Illness tout has inval-
Ided her for about three years, Mrs
Agnes Kckersley, 83, died this morning
at the home of her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. L. T. Moore, 110 Division street.
The funeral will he held at the chapel
of the Rigdon A Bon company at 2
p. m., Saturday, Ilv. A. N. Avlson, of
ficiating. Burial will be In the Odd
Mrs. Kckersley leaves ons son.
Frank, age 6. and two sisters, Clara B.
Moore of Halem and Mrs. W. V. WIcK-
I'ne, of Warrenton, Oregon.
(By Tlw Assoelau-d PrewO
Geneva, Mar. 26.Admiral Horthy. the regent of H"Jgf:
has secretly but officially offered the Hungarian throne to For
mer Emperor Charles with the assurance that vethin hM
been arranged for the return of the Hamburg monarchy, with
the consent ; of the majority of the population, according to infor
mation from Prangins, where the ex-emperor lives.
London. Mar. 26-Miniater of osto Geisberts haa "turned to
Berlin from the Ruhr region. He confirms reports that Wesel is
still holdTng out. despite a bombardment this morning by the revo
lutionary workmen, according to a wireless message from the
Arertje for Quarter Ending
54 5 8
Member Audit Bureau of CirenlaUod
Associated Frees full Luwi Wire
ri r i
Day in Power
Berlin, Mar. 28. Dr. Herman
Mueller, foreign minister In the -.
Bauer eubluel, has been request-. :
ed to form a now cabinet, it wss
unofficially reported today.
Paris, Mar. 36. The Gormatt cab
inet headed by Premier Gustav Bauer -has
resigned, according to a messa;
received hers from Berlin toda.
Berlin, Mar. 15. Inter-party delib
erations looking to the reorganisation
of the German government had been
fruitless up until T o'clock this eve
ning. Unexpected attacks on Vic
Premier Schtffer and Increased dis
sent Ion in tb wing ot the socialist
party led by Phtltpp gc-heldemam,
former chancellor, featured the day.
A wide gap developed between th
Berlin contingent ot the right soclnl
isti and the party's representative
who had supported Gustav Noah-,
former minister of defense at Stutt
gart. The former faction lo made up
of followers of Dr. Scheldemann. Th
left wing of the right socialists Is op
enly rebelling against the attitude of
the party's representatives - in th
government who are accused of at
tempting to make reservations to th
terms under which the strike .was)
Berlin party leaders declare th
men from Stuttgart have a too rose
ate idea of the labor situation in this
city and appeal for the acceptance
of the terms laid down by Hen Ls
glen, which have been accepted by thsj
Troop Three of
Boy Scout Is
. v. - .
Troop Three, of the Balem Boy
Scouts, was awarded ths headquarters
flag, bearing the official scout Insignia,
at the big scout celebration at the ar
mory last evening. According to scoul
law, the troop that leads In the actlvl
ties of the grganlzatlon Is entitled to
have possession of the flag until out
done by another troop.
Arthur M. Hamilton, the first lad In
Sulem to be classed as a first class5
scout, was awarded his Insignia. Si
other boys were given second class
Twenty three of the thirty business
men who compose th Salem Boy
Hcotit council, were guests of the lads)
at the celebration. In most Instances
thoy were accompanied bjMhelr wives.
Roll call and a brief address by Boout
Executive Harold Cook, wus followed
by the presentation of the pins, mad
ln the shape of the official emblem,
to the members of the council.
First class exhibitions of the "dres
race," first aid to the Injured, and a
sample of the scout yells, were a few
of the features of the evening's enter
talnnient. President E. A. Kurt, of
the council, gave a short speech of
thanks and congratulation and an
nounced that the Salem lodge of Elk
was planning a dinner for tho flv
troops In the near future,
Claim of Leader
Peoria, 111 , March 26. "There will
undoubtedly be a suspension of work
In the coal mines ot Illinois April 1 "
Prank Farrinuton. presult.nl of ths
united Mine Workers of Illinois said
Understand it win nui oe sin.
but an unavoidable
work. That may be for a short tins
or a long time. Our agrement expire
at midnight March 31. I believe It
will be Impossible to keep the men t
work after that.
"It Is possible, of course that some
sort of an agreement will be reach-id.
at the meHIng In New York Monday
to keep the mines running, but evr
at that a brief suspension of work
! f ;