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OREGON: Tonight r.nd Tues-l ,y
fair except probably rain northwes-.
portion, moderate southwesterly
Local Minimum temperature 4;,
Max. 81. Mean 43. Rainfall .10 inches.
River 3 8 feet, stationary. .
Average fr Quarter Ending
December tl. 1111
54 5 8
Member Audit Bureau o( Circulation
Associated Pru Full Leased Wlrs
Ninety -Three Lose Lives In Middle Western
ft il W tyfciVv ll
. . SALEM, OREGON, MONDAY, MARCH 29, 1920. PRICE 2 CENTS.
. Berlin, Mar. 28. Energetic
measures to restore order and to
protect the German people from
"illegal acts" will be taken by
the government against com
munist forces operating in the
r Ruhr region, said a manifesto is
sued by the government today.
The following stipulations are
laid down as conditions upon
which the government will re
frain from taking drastic steps
to punish those who have op
posed its authority.
Unconditional recognition of
constitutional state authorities
Restoration of official civilian
and police services, providing
they have not been implicated in
the movement supporting the
reactionary regime set up by Dr.
Wolfgang Kapp, March 13.
Immediate release of prisoners.
If these conditions are acnep;d
the government will not Intervene,
but if they are not, General Von Wat
ter, commanding government troops
in Uie Ruhr district, will receive full
powers to proceed. , ', . ,
Troops Filter Allied Zone
'' Paris, March 28. Absolute con
firmation of the entrance of regular
German army troops Into the Ruhr
district, on the edge of the allied zouo
of occupation, without any permission
from the allies, has been received by
the French foreign office, It was dt
The subject, it was stated, will
probably come up before the supreme
council in London. The French s-i.v
they can find no excuse whatever for
the sending of troops Into this section.
Reds See Ik-lent
Essen, March 28. A conference
held in Essan today between repre
sentatives of the Berlin governmei-t
and the communists in the Rul r
region heard Paul Levy of Franktor',
president of the communist party of
Germany declare his party could n.:
win its fight under the present con
ditions. "We want to break off this fight m
soon as we can," were Ilerr Levy's
' words. "We cannot f!ght single
handed against the rest of Germany. '
The spokesman for the communists
declared what his faction objected to
Ranks Are Split
'' Berlin, March' 29. The news from
the Ruhr Industrial districts, the
Rhlneland in general, and from West
phalia permits the conclusion thot
order will be gradually restored lt
..those regions, where rebellious forces
I of workingmen have been operating.
It was declared today. ,
At a meeting held Sunday at Hag
en, Westphalia, the three soclaliwt
Parties decided to withdraw from
he Muelhelm headquarters, theSent
of the rebel control, and if necessary
t0 fight the Muelhelm faction under
republican leadership, Hagen dis
Copenhagen. March 29. Many of
the Majority Socialists who have bean
in the ranks of the rebellious work
men In the Ruhr district of Germany
nave quit the fighting front and are
now being followed In their action V
the Independent Socialists, accordlrg
to a telegram from Muenster today.
The manager of the Krupp piane a!
Eissen denies that the plant is manu
facturing munitions for the insurg-
Attorney For New Jersey
ZT1TL .2'-The !sress wiU legUiate and that the term
teenth amendment to the constitution,
known as the prohibition amendment
legauve in nature and revolution
ary In character, according to Attorney
General Thomas F. McCran of New
Jersey in opening his argument before
the United States supreme court in
New Jersey's suit to have the amend
ment declared void and the Volstead
Eight points were raised and dis
cussed In the argument.
Attorney General McCran's brief de
clared that the eighteenth amendment
was not constitutionally proposed;
that congress did not by two-thirds in
numbers of both houses affirmatively
vote for the proposal of the resolution;
that three-fourths of the states have
not ratified in the constitutional sense.
The brief also declared that the nas
tional prohibition act is not appropri
ate legislation; that there is no right
in congress to legislate outside the
words of the amendment; 'that the
words ''beverage purposes" sufficiently
described the limit within which con-
Take Root in
"intoxicating liquors" in its own deft
nition, that the Volstead law fixing the
standard is oppressive and unconsti
tutional; that the Volstead law is un
constitutional in that it attempts to in
terfere with the rights of physicians
ana druggists to furnish liquor; that
the institutions owned and conducted
by the state of New Jersey are ham
pered and restricted by the arbitrary
act of congress. The history of New-
Jersey and its relation to the leacra.
government, both before and sinee the
adoption of the constitution, was die.
cussed In the brief, while the rights
which the state surrendered for the
purpose of forming a more perfeot un
ion are detailed at length.
The brief also stated that the seven
teen amendments to the constitution
pior to the eighteenth "prohibition
amendment" are subjects relating to
the structure and form of the govern
ment and are not amendments revolu
tionary in character and which deprive
the states of their sovereign powers.
Of Normal School
Annual Gala Day
Improvements Now Under Way Will
Nearly Double Capacity of Oregon
Packing Company's Local Plant
commemoration of the 300th anniver
sary of the landing of the Pilgrim
fathers in New England. , Beginning
with the scene on board the Mayflower
when the compact wag signed, the
theme was enlarged in a series or
Additonal celebration of class day
by the Junior consisted of the usual
morning fectlvities and an evening en
tertainment in the gymnasium.
Tie-Up Packers If
Not Broken Soon
Chicago, Mar. 29. Nearly fifty
thousand employes of packing com
panies here will be thrown out of work
If the workers of the Union Stockyards
& Transit company who went on strike
Saturday at midnight remain out pack
ing company officials said today.
"We have enough livestock on hand
headquarters, that from April 1 to' frtoday." .aid an of flclal or
Anril k -,i i- nnmnanv "After that we must graa-
egon must keep a tabulated account' ually close down if the str ike -con ue
"f all incoming and out-going mall, and a week will see all depa.tme,,..,
purpose of this is to ascertain the the plant closed.
eost of operation and the amount of " " 0u,prv
; nweipt. of ecah individual office. Thel A big supply of f
"mpleted account will "be sent to the is being instilled by the Albany can
ft assistant postmaster general In nery. which will begin operations
""hington, D. c. . 1 about May 1. .
Improvements costing approximate
ly $15,000 are being made at the local
plant of the Oregon Packing company,
285 South 12th street, creating, in
some departments double capacity of
the plant. Two new Hawkins exhaust
boxes in the cooking department have
already been installed, increasing the
capacity of that part of the plant 50
per cent over last year. The company
plans, according to E. C. Quinn, resi
dent manager, to have all improve
ments completed by June 1, when ac
tive canning of gooseberries Will begin.
After the gooseberry canning is fin
ished the company plans to handle
strawberries on a large scale.
Perhaps the greatest Improvement at
the plant, construction of which will
begin "next week, is a new warehouse,
fronting on 12th street 105 feet, and
along the Southern Pacific switch
track, on the north, 90 feet. This stor
age room will cost approximately
$4,000, company officials said today.
When the new warehouse is com
pleted the Oregon Packing ompany
plant will cover a frontage on 12th
street of more than 325 feet, making
one of the largest plants in that section
of the city. Clearing of the ground
preparatory to erecting the warehouse
has already been completed, ana ma
terials are now being placed on the
l'lans Double Output
An addition to the sealing depart
ment, doubling the capacity there, has
also been made at the plant, Mr. yulnn
The local plant proposes to handle
almost double the amount of fruits this
season, and upon the beginning of
work again June 1 a record run for the
Salem branch of the company is looked
Albany Elks Name
Officers For Year
Albany,' Or., Mar. 29. Appointive
officers to serve with' the elective of
ficers recently chosen have been
named by the Albany lodge of Elks
and all will be installed at the next
meeting of the lodge. The complete
list of officers who will serve the lodge
during the ensuing year, which begins
with the next meeting, follows; Ex
alted ruler, E. D. Cuslck; esteemed
leading knight. J. J. Barrett; esteemed
loyal knight, Lee Bennett; esteemed
lecturing knight, Arthur K. McMahan;
treasurer, Harry B. Cuslck; secretary,
Walter M. Parker; esquire, Clarene
Collinsiiler, A. Ii. Sturtevant; chap,
lain, Dr. Joseph .Myers; trustees, W. C.
Tweedale, Charles, H. Burggraf and
Frank Barrett. L. G. Lewolling, retir
ing exalter ruler, has been chosen dele
gates to the next session of the grand
from ' official
Gravel Companies Are
Violating Laws of State
, 8lem sand and gravel companies, er companies-all Portland concer t
' common with practically all oth-r have made application for peimu-
companies nm i Mmin d .ion to onerate in the v. mam""
gravel from the beds of navsi
Slle streams in Oregon, continue to
gnore the law enacted by the last
"Sisiative session forhiilriinir such OP
niipH for permission to operate In
erc..i,.- 7. '"" ? .' .-rK .:.7..... -iv.r at -the mouth r:
, wnnout first bidding m tne ine vt -hhiim-"- .,..
lease . .. . ? ,L i-,,in river, all other a
. .,ti,.r comnany which ht
Over to Grand
Jury; Bond Big
Waiving a hearing in justice court,
Jesse Mullinix, age 40, arrested Thurs
day night on a charge of assault wltn
intent to kill following the shooting of
W. T. Steiger, a wealthy farmer, on his
farm a miie north of this city, was
bound over to the grand Jury this
morning. In default of $10,000 bond
he was returned to a cell in the county
Mullinix was arrested by deputies
from the sheriff's office In a room In
a local rooming house three hours after
the shooting occurred, following the
statement by Steiger that Mullinix was
the man who shot him. Steiger and his
assailant grappled In the barnyard af
ter the first shot had been fired, when,
Steiger claims, he recognized Mullinix.
Sheriff Needham, Prosecuting Attor
ney Gehlhar, and Deputy Sheriffs
Bower and Smith, Sifnday mornlnp.
succeeded In finding a blue eUith. In
the 800 block in Ckurch street, neur
Mill creek. This findTcoupled with th?
find of i full cartridges, Identical to
those from which the bullets came that
entered Steiger, scattered broadcast
near the blue cloth, are held as valu
nhie hv Sheriff Needham. Further
search In Mullinix's home revealed
torn blue apron, identical to the piece
nn Church street, and from
,iii,h the niece had been torn.
This evidence was shown to nniiumx
n the county jail, but he refused to
make any comment on them.
The finding of these clues near Mill
creek on Church street lead authorities
to believe that the assailant threw the
revolver Into Mill creek. Sheriff Need
ham said today that he planned to
drain the cfeek at this point in an ef
fort to find the revolver. Search in
the creek Sunday morning with rakes
and magnetic devices failed to give up
the gun. .
t - ' " 1 '
April 18 Date
Set For Visit .
ease riirhi. .1 i. .i.. -.. i .v, vmhill river, all oth
IIHVUKII H1C RiUlC IHI n.c -
ward, according to George G. Brown,
rerk of the board. The law which be
came effective January 20, last, pro-
w that before sand and gravel
"ay be removed from the beds of
"vlgable streams application must
'rat be Med with rhe state land boarJ
nich then awards the lease rights
lu 'he hieheal hlrl,. aft.-r firat al
gravel companies operating in r
navigable stream, of Oreg3n are dal'y
violating the state law.
what action will be taken, if anj.
against these violators. Brown
, . i.inn to explain exc
that a Sana aim "
will be expeciea i
nutout from ine
- i ten cents per cubic yard nis and to rem. - . , M righu:
"en fi.d .v. . te for which the lease r'B
v xjj WIC BUllt? 1V3L I u.
Rising ior bids. A minimum leaej which the lease VhereL
the rate for w
i'n ... . i i ..i;.nitilv sold.
uaie only two companies , are iui...- - the aanO
he comMted with this law. The The money derived from the
been awarded the right to r-ianj gravel royalties, which is expec
yv and and gravel from the ! ed t0 produce several thousand do.
. the Umpqua river in the vicinity;. eaited to Oregon
' r.l,tn,lw I .. nf., '"
Monmouth. Or., Mar. 19. A feature
of Junior day, an annual event at the
Oregon " Normal school and observed
Friday, ; was the presentation of the
pageant "Pilgrim's Progress." " The
pageant, which was an elaborate af
Who will be Salem's next far conceived and staged under the
mayor? ' That question is 'fre-'-'llrectl0, of Taylor, of the depart-
quently recurring these days, as "nt ot physical 'WcaMon- WRS ,n
the time for candidacy an
nouncements draws near, it be-!
ing evident that Salem citizens
are interesting themselves in
available timber for the mayor
ship, chief of police and alder-
Those who sit in high places
(or nearby) profess to have in
formation that Otto J. Wilson,1
Salem's present mayor, would
not have to be coaxed very hard
in order to throw his hat into
the ring for a second term. Sev
erai candidates whose names
have been mentioned for the job
appear to be fearful of getting
into the limelight unless the
present mcumrjent announces
that the mayorship interests
him no more.
The friends of other possible candi
dates are less careful of offending
the present Incumbent and are talk
ing of a much needed change of cl.y
administration. Perhaps the moct
mentioned mayoralty possibility Ik
George E. Halvorsen, president of th
Marion Auto Company. Ralpn
Thompson, business associate of Hal
vorsen, Bays that if "George" will on
ly get into the fight there will be fear
and trembling in the camp of the
Mr. Halvorsen returned from "T"
service In France with sn enviable
record for efficiency and accomplish
ment as transportation chief of the
motor transport division of the Young
Men's Christian Association. Hulvor
sens friends contend that the qual
ities that brought the automobile man
to the fore In this and uther ent?-
prises i which he is interested, would
serve the city of Salem lr. the period
of growth and development before it
Utter May Run
Dr. F. L. Utter, who :nade many
friends (and a few enemies) in Ma
fight for better polioe pay and work-,
ing hours is also being named by the
political Dume Grundys. Pr. Utter, at
chairman of the police committee,
aroused the ire of the reactionary ma
jority in the council because of hi
efforts to strengthen the police force
and was recently relegated to t"o
lights and parks committee. The mi
nority progressive faction in the couti
ell was represented by Councllmcn
Utter, Halvorsen, Scott, Van.lercjrt
For Chief of police, several namtl
have been slated i addition to the
Dossible condldacy of J. T. Weljh,
who Is filling out the term of offioa
vacated by former chief Percy M.
Varney. Two other members of thf
present force are regavded as strong
candidates for the job. A. L. Moreloclc,
member of the force for several yenrt
and a former guard at the peniten
tiary Is regarded by many as being
eminently fitted for the Job. Officer
Morelock was recently the recipieri
of a testimonial from the prisoners hi
the state prison for his efforts brinw
ing relief to prisoners during an ep -
dcmlc of the flu while ne was empwi
ed at that institution.
thief's Job I-.yert
Traffic Officer V. M.Moffitt, form
er overseas man, Is expeciea to renew
his fight for the chlefshlp wnen ire
matter goes to the people in Novem
ber Officer Moffitt has acquired a
reputation for reliability and lntereot
In the work, that has made many
friends for him during his connec
tion with the force. Whether or no.
any of these candidates are actual as
pirants for the offices named Is con
jectural, but the declarations of can
didacy which must be filed soon ire
expected to carry a few of these
names as possible entrants Into th
contests for the various rfflces.
At the present time the gossips are
apparently hot concerned "'th the
outcome -of the councilmanlc figM
The next city election, which occurs
........... 1. will find all but three if
Salem's city fathers up for re -lection
orels e making way for newer tlmb-..
Councllmen whose Job. hold over this
year are Utter. McClellund and Moore
Chicago and Suburbs Hard
Hit With Ohio, Indiana and
Michigan Heavy Sufferers
Chicago, March 29. Reports today from the states in the
middle west which were tornado-swept yesterday indicate ninety
three persons lost their lives, while thousands were rendered
homeless and millions of dollars worth of damage done. Chicago
and suburbs show the greatest toll of life twenty-nine persons
being killed, with the greatest loss at Melrose Park. -Ohio,
where wire communica-t , , , t r ,,T .' n ', .
: l i.j most double that number. West Point
tion gradually is being restored, G(U 1(M) was hard hlt ten person,
rerxirts 24 known dead. It is
scenes setting forth the development ltnought when the rural districts'a small settlement In Alabama had a
an progress of the nation a ong the, . . ... f. .,, dpath 9t of (jvJ.
various lines or government. lnauwrV- ri. ; Trliono ronnrtorl Reports from virtually all ver
science, arts, education, etc be increased. Indiana reported 11 Aihn,a toid f
Michigan reported five. Wis
consin and Missouri each report-
Mrs. Gatch Badly
Gut When Autos
Mrs. Vivian Gatch, employe at the
state hospital, was severely cut about
the face and hands; the fender, run
ning board and bumper on an auto be
longing to her husband, Bert Gatch,
were badly lamaged, and an auto be
longing to A. Steffen, of Sllverton, sus
tained slight damage, in an auto acci
dent Sunday at 4:80 at the corner of
Church and Center street. Details of
the accident were reported to police.
The collision of the two autos is
thought to have ocurred when Mr.
Gatch dove around a team and wood
wagon and Into the Steffen car without
seeing him. Mrs. Gatch was driving
east on Center and Steffen was travel
ing north on Church street. The emu.
pact threw the Gatch auto about 70
feet across the street at right angles
and against a telegraph pole on the
northeast corner of the Intersection.
Mrs. Gatch was taken to the state
hospital where medical attention was
heavy downpours of rain and winds
that reached cyclonic Velocity. 1 1
many placea buildings were rased or
their roofs were carried tway, trsea
Thousands of persons were .,,,. . , .
rains would cause the rivers toover
flow their banks and add to the suf
ed one person killed.
Red Cross Tells
Crying Need For
Had there' been proper hospital fa
duties in Salem at the time of the re
cent influenxa epldeiple Inroads In hu
man lives would have been greatly
lessened, according to a statement in
sued today from the offices of the Sa
lem chapter of the Red Cross, In which
the efforts of the Salem General Hos
pital campaign are lauded.
Later developments today begWi
nlng the fourth week of the campaign
brought out the possible resignation
in the fall of Miss Lillian McNary, su-
perintendent of the present Snlem hos
pital, It Is said that Miss McNary will
leave her post then when private mat
ters will require her entire attention,
The statement from the Red Cro.i
setting forth the need of a better hos
pital here reads:
"The need for more satisfactory
hospital facilities has never before
been so impressed upon our minds as
during the recent Influenza epidemic
The supply of nurses, trained and praj
tlcal. Is quite adequate for normal con
dltlons. but was all too small for the
needs of the past two and one-half
The first call for nurses to care f.ir
the Influenza was made January 16. In
a few days, all available nurses wer
employed. In many cases the time of
the trained woman was given to one
l;atiently only, in a, private, home
whereas, thli same nurse could have
cared for a number of patients with
almost equal ease In a well equipped
"In addition to this, the spread of
the disease was greately accelerated
by this home caring method. It is true
that entire families In some casc
have contracted the disease from the
same source or contagion, uui in i
lame number of cases, the develop
ment was slower and might have been
prevented had there been available fa
cilities, segregating the cases at once.
"Caring for patlenU In the home
also threw a heavy burden upon those
having a milder form of the disease, a.
a time when they should have been
i themselves protected. Those who were
made homeless by destruction of
dwellings throughout the six
states and outside relief was
necessary for a number of
Elgin, 111., thirty miles west of
Chicago, where eight persons
were killed, suffered approxi
mately $4,000,000 damages,
when the tornado wrecked a
large portion of the business
quarter and part of the resi
Troops Guard Klgln
Military law waa declared in Elgin
and former service men volunteered
to preserve order and prevent looting.
From Elgin the tornado swept
northeastward around Chicago, imash
Ing through Melrose Park, Evanston.
Wllmette and other suburbs with a
trail ot wreckage and death, Soldiers
of a national guard regiment whl.'h
was called out when the extent of the
damage became known, also assum id
control at Melrose Park and Wllmette
The twisters which swept through
Michigan, Ohio and Indiana appar
ently were diBtinct from the Illinois
In each Instance, however, It wtu
the same tale wrecked houses, pros
tration of wire communication and u
, Big Cities K-M-ane
A dozen or more Michigan cities
were cut off from the rest of thr
world and It was reported they wer.
In the path of the storm which swepf
Storm Claims 78
Victims in South
Late Returns Say
Atlanta, Ga., Mar. 2. With sev
eney eight dead, several hundred In
jured and thousands rendered home
less, the list of casualties growing
out of the tornadoes which swept sec
tlons ot Georgia and Alabama yester
day, continued to grow tjday. Addi
tions to the list are expected a w!r
communication with the stricken ter
ritory Is restored.
The casualties: ,
, LaGrange, Oa., BO dead, 00t Injur
West Point, Ga 10 dead, Injured
Mllner, Ga one dead. .
Macon, Oa., one dead, number In
AgiicoU, Ala., five dead, several i ;
, Alexander City, Ala., 11 dead.
West Point, Ga., Still was cut oft
from communication at noon today.
The last report was received from
there at 5 o'clock this morning by the
Red Cross hesnnunrturi here, Matins;
the pontoon bridge at tit . Chatu-
, mum. nn.vii ""-,.. .,. i.A kuk-ollid
northward across the stata from Lake i""", V .L i ....
Michigan. The storm was said to have
heen particularly severe In the vicini
ties of Kalamazoo, Battle Creek, Lh'i
sing, Bay City and Saginaw.
In Ohio and Indiana, however thA
tornado's fury apparently was wreak
ed on rural districts. None of the
large cities was hit, according to re-i
port. Sweeping over the open coun
try and semi-Isolated districts It was
believed a number of peisons had
been killed and much property dari-
Elgin Htnrts) Niirvuulng
Elgin, 111., Mar. 29. Klgln tort.iy
began digging Itself out from the
wreckage ot yesterday's disastrous
.tornado, which claimed eight lives, lr.
ed hundreds of laborers In clearlrg
Jured more than 100 and did damasi
to property estimated at $4,000,000.
Merchants and professional men Join
the streets today.
Many guardsmen and ex-soldiero
on patrol last night laid aside their
rifles at dawn and with pick ami
shovels, attacked the heup of brick,
timbers and shattered glass.
Several blocks of the business dis
trict where the dumage was great
est, remained roped off this morning
while workmen prepared to raze tn-i
A three story brick bUMness blocK
was totally destroyed anJ In fulllnij
crushed an adjoining shoe store.
F.fforts to restore light and power
facilities have proven unavailing and
Elgin remains without lights. All fac
tories without their own power are
shut down No newspapers can ba
printed here toduy.
loday where the loss of life was hf.
lest, stated that of the , 50 dead thcrs
25 or 80 of the victims Were white.
There were eighty, wounded In the
hospitals and a score or. more beins;
cared for In private homes. The prop
erty damage was estimated at 56l -000.
More than 100 .homes were n
The property damage at Mac. n
was estimated st several hundred
thousand dollars and at Washington.
Oa., $200,000. The Ockmulgee livsr
at Macon was out of Its banks.
, LaOrange, Oa Mar. 8 -Casosl-tles
resulting from the atorm whl ih
swept this section lute yelrday wer
placed today at about fifty dead and
100 to 125 Injured. Approximately one.
hundred homes were destroyed an-i
the property dumnge Is estimated
Toledo, Ohio, Mar. 2. Casualties'
In the storm which BWent Toledo and
the surrounding district Jresterd:iy -I-ternoon
and late last night ijumber-l
twenty killed and hundreds Injured,
as far as could be learned today wllU
communication to surrounding points
badly Impeded by fullen wires.
Lima, O. Mar. ti Seven pe,or
dead and immense property damag
was the toll of lust nlghfi windstorm
over this section of the state. Thre
were killed at Van Wert, three a
Moulton and one at Lima.
Labor Report In
Citv Shows More
si v - -f in mm. hnv firtv howftvr creat
Men Are Kequirea
. the cost to others. This strain Is show
The weekly report prepared by Earl ing Itself In weakened recuperative
Race In charge of the municipal labor ' powers.
bureau for the government labor bu-j -The loss of life from pntarm.
eU7, San Francisco, show, that 23 . would have been lessened had there
nerson. were placed In position by the, been proper hospital care In the Inrl.r
aT offTce here last week. Th. Job.; toner of the disease. It Is to be hoped
covered a wide variety, being work In 'that before a recurrence of such an
- w . j.. AAA In n around ' enldemic. mere may ue Bniio".n -
Tn RlnSSnm Land P "I f'..M,. at hmhw-,; commodates for all who need-thus
Southern fcluU' lilt
, Atlanta, Ga., Mar. 20. Because of
demoralized wire conditions few ad
ditional details of last Pluht'e torna
do which struck Georgia nd
eustcrn part of Alabama had come in
earlv today. The death lint still stood
ot approximately forty, with ninny
hundreds Injured. Prop-rty damage
was expected to run well Into the mil
lions. LaGrange, Ga., seemed to catch the
brunt of the storm. Twenty one bod
ies have been found there and it waf
believed the total dead would be a'-
Red Wing, Minn., Mar. 2. Traftle
on the Chicago, Burllng'on and Quli.
ey railroad along the shore of UV
the pepIn was iliscontinue.i ro.ay
:.l . .i . i.. . .. i.i. i, rilled on th
tracks by yesterdw evenings storri-
Petrolt. Mhh., M.tf. !. The death
toll of yesterday's storm In central
and western Mlchlaan wr still unde
termined early today. Only frsgmer
tary report, coming In over dlM-
ranged wires. These reparls Indicated
the loss of lite at five, t ,
ottsburg, Browa explain;. Five ot!i
I Irreducible school fiund.
Tpril 18, on Sunday, has definitely
been set by the Commercial club for
Blosoom imy" In the city, when visi
tors from all parts of the country will
arrive here via special trains and auto
mobiles to be escorted through the
land of beauty surrounding Salem.
glides for mo '.on picture houses,
advertising the occasion, have been
made, bearing me aai "e
rill lie nlaced
picture houses In Fortiani. ii m
y it is said, that motion picture cam
era operators will be asked to come
here on that day and film the crowds
of visitors as they surge along the high
ways leading from the city Into the
' ' . ..n...in,niii.uiin in decree, the terrors of
work and ten were engaged oj mo ( .... ...... ...
The report, prepared for mailing n
day by Mrs. Kace. carries the informs,
tion that the labor situation In the city
Is good; and that there La more oppor
tunity for workers neie.
FLAGS AT HALF MAST
The flags on the state house are si
. .i 1 . t..Atr in honor of the mem-
ail important niuiiop nan m"-
ory of Phil aieiscnsn, imiu
treasurer, who died at his home in
Portland, Saturday evening.
(By The Assuctated Press) ,
Washington. Mar. 29. The supreme court, m deciding ap
peal. brought by British ship owners, today upheld I the t const tu
Sality of the LaFollette seamen's act relating to the payment of
wages to seamen upon demands.
London, Mar. 29,-The mine workers delegates in ( n'erenet
here dedded today upon a ballot of the men as to whether the
nvprnment's offer of a 20 per cent increase on gross earning
fSbSi" for the three shillings mini
mum increase demanded.
Washington, Mar. 29.-Pending MJJi
dismissal of habeas corpus Vh-i vu States Mar
ordered the retention in custody of the Lji ted btatw Mar
"It was a most distressing experience
for Red Cross workers to listen to the
calls for help, which it was Impossible
to fully meet. Some nurses were mnw.
heroic in their attitude. There were
no questioned asked as to what their
duties were, but every service needed
was cheerfully rendered. Those who
. , tn m.ralnff. kind-
were nOl IttUmUHiVM .w .
... . ... u a r,A tnr a few hour. I TO III
each day, made the patients more com- today Ordered
fortable. giving elementary Instruct. ; ghaj , JNeWXOrK OI " of
in nursing. It would be a pleasure -o Tne coun als0 oruereu inc icu.jr;. j, r --,.
There are 7i Buddhist temple. In name the heroine, wnom ine
. JVrif, J ., -third of them In need have brought to the knowledge
J of the chapter.
SS claims th
navy department Has no jurisuituuii u
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