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THIRD YEAR. NO. 91.
lapi iral iSi (Journal
? Wait Break
(By Associated Press.)
Railroad officials whose lines liars
been crippled by the unauthorised
strikes of operating employes waited
today for he biff break In the strltf
rank which they hoped would be
aroduced by Attorney General Pal
mer's announcement that, the strike
'leadership had been traced to radical
charters. Mr. Palmer's .statement that
William Z. Foster, radical leader of the
unsuccessful steel strike last fall was
the guiding genius In the strike and
'that Its object in reality was the for
mation of "one big union" was ex
pected to Influence" many of the less
radical strikers to return. '
Railroad officials, however, contin
ued to bend every effort to speed the
process by operating their lines with
voluteers and loyal employes.
First Break Seen.
. The first sign of willingness on the
p&rt of eastern strikers to negotiate
came last night when Edward McPugh
chairman of the strike committee at
New York sent a message to the rail
road labor board stating that the men
would welcome an opportunity to lay
their grievances before the board. He
aserted, however, that the men would
not return to work pending a hearing.
The transportation act, under which
the board function provides that no
consideration shall be given to claims
of men actually on strike.
Agents of the federal government in
different sections of the country acted
today In the strike.
In Chicago John Orunau, leader tiio
strike with several associates were ar
TPsted on a charge of violating the
L?ver act and more are being sought.
Mall Trains Delayed.
In New York a wholesale butter
dealer was taken Into custody o,t
charge of making unfair profits dur
ing the crisis.
Federal agents also have announced
thyy are Investigating delays of mall
trains. Vigorous action will be taken
it was said, where It found law was
Army officers notified Pennsylvania
railroad officials that they would send
soldiers to Jersey City to move freight
consigned fo the army and that sol
diers will man cars on which bodies
ef loldiem recently brought to ITobo-
ken from overseas will be sent to their
Meanwhile railrpads are actively
combatting effects of the strike. More
walkouts were reported at Camden, N.
J., and Elmira, N. Y.
Opera House is
Leased Will Be
The Crand opera house, Odd Fel
lows building, Court and High streets,
Ixis been leased by Arthur E. Laflar,
Ml known theatrical man, an will
greatly Improved -with a view of
making it one of the best motion pic
ture and vaudeville houses in tha city.
The lease becomes effective September
1. and is for a five-year period, with an
option of extension at that time, and
was closed with the Odd Fellows
Improvements In the theater will be
entailing the exoeniture of a lara-e
um of money. .
r. lAfiar is former manager of the
, ,npater ln Portland, and op-
"wed the Gloha thpsito- ho.. ri,..,J
,i . ill II., ,1 111.1 i:
- """"son mearer is now situated.
, ha" wla knowledge of the theatri
cal Profession and Is expected to make
one of the most attractive shows In
HUNS KILL GUARD
na0pfn,naR(,n. April 15. A gendarme
"amef Beckmann, attached to the ln
wrnat onal commission In Schleswig.
M slain yesterday at flensburg
mie trying to calm an angry Ger
" mob. according to advices receiv
L , The man whckllled him es
wo. It is feared this Is the begln
,J of an organized movement
Sch!esiniSh Cntro1 of C',,traI
boys who last evening anacKea
til I)f)M IN A TCC ! Charles Kheller, a ten year old news
J "vyiriliVliCp.: boyi bound hira t0 a 8takei piled kind-
t The rnn.'fol T.,i -itl I llln8 and Papers about him and after
I t;, .apital J0"11 tll I 'starting a fire, left him to his fate.
i,. uany circu-
i 'ation of 525!) f- iha. naa
1 ni!fn?0ha' dominates com-
Pletely the local field.
of Salem isgain the dty
;S?eS tothe Public im"
no?r!5apital Journal es
5t2 ?T.S' makes n ct
: h V in no con
J Print' b,ut endeavors to
WinamPitanecf,sslty t0 the
u of Cil.Ait Bur-
I rculatii'CHlatlons and it's
Grip of Strike Around
New York Tightens. As
Teamsters Leave Jobs
New York. Apr. 15. Police reserves
were sent to the West Side market
district, today where several hundred
teamsters, chauffeurs and porters had
walked out at a time when New York
wa svtrtually cut off from Its food
supply by rail. Several trucks were at
tacked by strike sympathizers. -
The strike of the' teamsters, chauf
feurs and porters has tended to ag
gravate the already serious food sit
uation here. The men handled per
ishable foods from the freight yards
to tiie market. They struck because
their demands for higher Dav had
Gradual subsidence of ."the" tail
strikes was see a by railroad officials,
although they admitted the situation
was still serious. s -
Returns of groups of strikers on
several lines at nearby towns and the
steady Improvement in passenger ser
vice, due chiefly to the success of vol
unteer crews in operating commuters
Sonora Revolutionists Score First
Victory In Clash With Regular Troops
Of Mexican Army; San Bias Captured
Nogales, Aria., Apr. 15. Sonora,
Mexico, has won her first fight for
freedom. General Angel Flores, of the
Independent forces, this morning
fought his way across the Sinaloa bor
der, taking San Bias, on the boundary
line, and is proceeding with 2500 men,
1000 of whom are Yaqul Indians, to
ward Culican, capital of the state.
According to special advle'ea from
Hermoslllo, capital of Sonora, federal
troops are deserting the command of
General Ramon Iturbe, chief of mili
tary operations In Sinaloa and Teplc.
General Juan Carrasco, acting chief of
staff to Iturbe, unable to stem the tide
of the rebel advance, is retreating with
his men in wild disorder, according to
Agua Prleta, Sonora, Mex April
15. Troops of the new republic of
Sonora have invaded Blnaloa, the ad
Joining state to the south and are
marching on Culiacan, the capital of
Sinaloa, according to an official dis
patch received here today from Gen
eral' P. Ellas Calles, commander in
chief of the Sonora forces.
Aqua Prleta, Sonora, Aprils 16.
Martial law was proclaimed in Agia
Prieta today in preparation for a
possible attack by Carranza forces
should the Mexlcn president's troops
break, through the barrier of soldiers
the new republic has stationed be
tween here and the Chihuahua-Sono-ra
boundary. . ,
Carranza troops were reported at
Casas Grandes, 200 miles from here.
making ready to march into Sonora
and toward this border port.
At military headquarters here it
was forecast today that the national
elections In Mexico would not be held
in July unless the Sonora situation
had been settled previously.
Agua Prleta, Sonora, April 15.
The commanders and crews of the
gunboats Guerrero and Chipas, have
deserted to the Sonora republic, and.
have been' placed at the disposal of
General P. Ellas CalleB, commander
of the Sonora forces, according to
word received at military headquar
Urol of the Pacific seaboard to the De
La Huerta government, as these were
.v.. . ,.,.i v. ro..
mo KVfV I 1 -i I n 11 1 V 1 1 1- 1 .
ranza government in Pacific waters
Military headquarters announced
that General 'Armulfo Gomez, for sev
eral years in command of the fed
eral troops in the state of San Luis
PotosI, has revolted against President
Carranza with his entire army and
opetjjy declared himself for General
Boy Is Rescued
From Burning At
Stake By Woman
Lancaster. Ohio, April 15. Police
today were searching for five older
t A small girl called Mrs. A. F. Mow-
ery, living nearby, ana sne rescueu
the boy, who was badly burned,
Wife Of Corvallis
Loss Of One Eye
Corvallis. Or., Apr. 15. Mrs. C. E.
Ingalls, wife of the editor of the Ga
zette-Times here,- and president of the
Oregon State Press association, under .
went an operation today for the re
moval of an eye, the eyeball being com
pletely crushed yesterday by a swiftly
moving- zolf ball. The operation was
successful It is understood.
p, f r ...
dtriKe Ut tSritlSn
,.' . .'curtailed, hinting, that retaliatory
MmerS AVOlCtea ! measures might be sought by Amer
ril 15. The miners oT
the miners federation, by a majority
of 65.135 votes, has oecmeo 10 acutin
the government's offer of a 20 per
'cent increase on gross earnings. The
' decision of th emen obviates the dan
jger of a strike.
trains gave the road officials much en
couragement The trains carried 54,
000 persons yesterday. Railway execu-
freight as well as passengers with
uitiecro. , I
The Pennsylvania announced that
with nine volunteer yard crews at
work, movement of coal for New York
public utilities was partially resum
ed this morning.
Out of the Pennsylvania station1
through train service was rpeorted
eighty per cent normal, a decided Im
provement over yesterday.
The ferries this morning made a
new hieh rcnrit tnw naHan n I
,., ,m ,u K, , .leRe tniliage tax measure; Elemen-
bringing in 22.m persons. ZVcfr-
The American Railway Express an- ry bond limit measure was submit
nounced that its embargo had been ted for the approval of the members.
lifted on shipments to Chicago for ton
Called By Death
Chicago, Apr. 15. Messages of sym
pathy from public officials and mien
prominent in public and political life
throughout the country today pourea
into the home of Reger C. Sullivan,
democratic leader, who died here yes
terday of bronchial pneumonia. ,
Mr. Sullivan, who was 59, was a
prominent figure in national and state
political clreles for thlrjy years and a
commanding figure in several demo
cratic, national conventions. It was
Roger Sullivan who led the movement
at the Baltimore convention in 191
resulting in the nomination of Wooa
row Wilson for the presidency.
Although Sullivan was "read out" of
the democratic party several times by
William J. Bryan and condemned n
political enemies, at home as a "boss"
he held the democratic leadership for
The city council was called in spe
cial session today to pass a resolution
"A grave Injustice has been done me.
by use of my name ln connection with
tnose wno are alleged to have pur
chased timber claim filings from Car
los L. Byron," state Dr. R. N. Avlson.
"The mention of my name Is unauthor
ized and unwarranted. It is true that
I was asked to make an investment,
but refused to have anything to do
with it, and am not connected in any
way with the project," i
W. D. Evans also denies that he had
invested anything In the Byron enter
prise or had anything to do with it,
although he had been asked to invest
In a claim, and turned it down.
Mrs. L. May Rauch writes that she
has at no time been Connected with
the Byron deals and that the inclus
ion of her name is due to error ln
printing an unauthorized list.
A. M. Clough, county coroner, also
mentioned as one of the Salem per
sons who entered into iimoei con
tracts with Byron, today denied this,
and said that he had absolutely no
knowledge of the scheme at ajl.
As stated in The Capital Journal, the
list printed was compiled from a list
gathered by special agents supplement
ed by names furnished by those who
admitted buying claims and on account
of the secrecy enjoined, that the com
pilation of a list was difficult. There
nroa nn intention to misrepresent or in-
inr. unv one and The Capital Journal.
in this as in Other matters where it
makes misstatements, will gladly make
correction. There were no preachers
in the list.
fAre Blamed For
New York, April 15.-
methods in American forests and,
I paper mills have brought the Indus-
try and the consuming puunc race to l8he( part of the entertainment by
face with an alarming paper short-; ginglng "Mother Machree," and "I'm
age which can be remedied only byiiwayg chasing Rainbows." Even af-
adoptlon of a comprehensive, policy
of forest protection, George W. 8is-
son. Jr.. president of the American
! Paper & Pulp association, declared in
- his aoaress oeior j.ie -
annual convention ner. ia,.
Mr. Bisson aepiureu imuuouui..
I from Canada that export of pulp
wood from private lands might be
icans in tne evein oi ' "
Canadian industry must nave
coal," he said.
To keep lemons fresh, put them In a night, is beliexed to have fled that
Jar of cold water. Do not cover them, country and to be on his way to Cu
and change the water every few days. ba.
. - -
Reversing the' action of the Marlon
vol-l.time go In rejecting the higher ed
ucatinnal m I ta-r anA h 9 .Mill
publlc school measure, the Commer
cial club, meeting In regular month
iy open rorura last night, not only
endorsed these two much discussed
measures, but voted unanimous sup
port of four others. The amendments
and measures, that will appear on the
ballot May 21, and as were voted up
on by the clubj follow: ,..
State road bond limn measure; Col-
but uPn the expression of- several
mat i appeared as though the club
would be. interfering in another mans
business the measure was. shelved
without vote. x
Stewart is Speaker
The above measures were submit
ted to the Salem Commercial club by
the state chamber of commerce, with
the request that action on them be
taken at once, and the result be for
warded to Portland tooay.
- James S. Stewart, familiarly known
throughout the state as the "preacher
of the gospel of good roads." attend
ed the meeting, and spoke in favor
of all the measures that came before
the organization. Mr. Stewart said
that the state road bond limit meas-
would make $20,000,000 avail-
able for the state at once to build
more roads, and that the burden of
expense would fall upon the motorists
and auto owners.
In the discussion for the. college
millage tax the action of the Marion
County Taxpayers league in opposing
the measure was bitterly scored, one
speaker declaring that their action
gave to Marion county and Salem a
"black eye." William Hamilton. James
Elvin, Walter Winslow, J. F. Hutcha
son and others spoke in favor of the
measure. No one opposed it.
Clash Livens Session
Mr. Stewart and Ben F. West, coun
ty assessor, locked horns in the dis
cussion of. the elementary school sal
ary question, i After Mr. Stewart had
said that there are three million and
a half dollars worth of lands in Ma
rlon county that is net assessed for
school purposes, Mr. West aros.
"I'd -like to know where you get
that three and a half millions, that is
"May i nave a minute to answer
this man?" Mr. Stewart inquired, turn
Ing to Robert C. Paulus, president.
Mr. Stewart went to the front, and
looking directly at West drew papers
from his pocket, and read a state
ment wherein Superintendent Church
ill had made the -statement as enun
ciated by Mr. Stewart.' ;
"If anyone is lying," Mr. Stewart
sald,"it. is State Superintendent
Churchill. I have facts and figures
bearing out what I say."
Club Not Dabbling
The spirits of more than a score
of politicians and office seekers were
rudely moistened at the meeting
when T. B. McCroskey, manager of
the club, said:
"I wish it perfectly understood
that these meetings are not called1 for
political purposes. There are two
things that this- club will not dabble
in they are politics and religion. I
wish to correct a statement made in
a paper here several days ago that
the Commercial club endorsed a can
didate for mayor. That Is entirely
false. So long as I have anything to
say about the conduct of this club
there shall be no candidates endorsed
Mr. Stewart was again called on
"the fcarpet" by Bruce Cunningham,
who said that he would like to know
the why and wherefore of the $10,
nnn additional cost of state highways
Mr. Stewart replied, centering his ans
wer around the assertion that "the
county getsvhat it pays for." He
pointed out that, the quality and
thickness and in some cases the
width of the state pavement is great
er than that of the pavement laid by
A suggestion by J. F. Hutchason
that a resolution asking the county
'court to better the grade of pave-
ment it is laying, and lauding the
state highway commission for the
construction 01 men guuu nignways
,'was dropped without acUon. This
suggestion was made when it was
said that the pavement laid on the
Silverton road by the county last
year is already cracking and break
ing. i mere are nun eu iiicmuci
Commercial club, of which at
are active members, it was a
There are now 738 members ln the
' ed at tne meeting.
yerden M.. Moffitt, traffic officer,
was i0udly applauded when he f urn-
ter ringing these two songs he was
!caiied back, but declined. Prior to the
j war Mr. Moffitt sang in churches here
jug, Joanna James also sang and
: was weu rei.ei.cu.
ineenor ana um i.-u.u,u u.,.
j piano accompamni- rinunis me
meeting i8 club members were feted
t0 a lunch in the games hall.
Havana. April 15. Manuel Cabrera
oresident of Guatemala against a gov
ernment a revolution a revolution has
been going on during the past fort-
1 1 T
All Allies Held
To Blame In Fall
Of Russ Control
Vladivestok. April . AH allide na
tions are 'held responsible- fbr the
"tragic results" of the Japanese at
tack which yesterday ousted the Rus
sian revolutionary government from
control.- says a statement made pub-
: lie today by M. Medvedieff, head of
jthe revolutionary regime.
I He ask Me diplomats to propose
lco lne Japanese mat an Russians un
der arrest be released, that- all. gov
ernment buildings held by Japanese
be evacuated, that the 'Japanese gov
ernment explain yesterday's attack
and offer an apology to the revolu-
Kionarv government, that Japanese
troops cease searching buildings here
and that arms taken forcibly., from
Russians be returned.
Spell of Gospel
Steubenvllle. Ohio, Apr. 15. Har
ry Miller, aged 28 of Akron, was held
in the Jefferson county Jail here to
day, after having publicly confessed
to the murder of 11-year-old Frances
South, during a revival service last
night at a little church at Beach Bot
torn, W. Va., near here.
Miller went to the church altar and
with his hands raised he prayed to
God to have mercy on his soul for the
death of the little girl. He said he
foun drelief in telling alt to God.
Members of the congregation took
Miller to Sheriff J. R. Lltten of
Brooks county, West Virginia, who be
lieves the man to be slightly dement
Sheriff Litten said that during the
night Miller confessed to beating the
South girl over the head with a re
volver at a lonely spot. near the girl s
home at Adena, Ohio. He told the
sheriff he killed the girl because of
somethin gshe had said while he was
keeping company with her sister.
To 25 Women
Los Angeles, Cal.is April 16.- Inves
tigation of the career of Richard Hulrt,
held under guard In a hospital here on
suspicion of bigamy and possibly other
charges, was progressing slowly today,
with the officers continuing to check
the list of "wives" with a view to vert
tying the various marriages' recorded
or facts indicating their existence. The
officers said today that to the best of
their belief the list now numbered not
less than 25, after eliminating those
who denied that they had married the
man, although evidence of their mar
riages was found. .
Other developments were the dis
covery, in storage, of alot of furniture
and wearing apparel believed to havt
been the property of Nina Lee Deloney,
who is missing. The goods were ship
ped here from Eureka, Mont., last
November, and were stored by C. N.
Harvey. This w&a one of the names it
has been established Huirt used at
Sheriff CUne here was also notified
by Chief J. F. Warren of the Seattle
police force that the latter had located
property in Seattle covered by claim
checks found on Huirt at the time of
his arrest, the checks covering some
household effects and numerous wo
men's photographs, the household
goods believed to have been the prop
erty of Alice Ludvigson, another miss
Two supposed wives, Mrs. Edith L.
Williams of Sacramento and Mrs.
Katherine Wombachor of Spokane,
are here, and Mrs. J. P. Watson of
Salem, Oregon, Is expected today or
tomorrow. None of them has yet seen
Huirt, who Is confined to a hospital
bed as the result of attempts at suicide
when he was arrested. Physicians said
today that after a turn for the worst
Tuesday, Huirt was again improving
and would doubtless recover. The
deputy sheriffs investigating his cane
are awaiting his Improvement so that
they may talk with him.
No new names were added to his list
of aliases yesterday, but additional
facta which came to light led the in
vestigators to believe iliut the man's
true name is Charles Newton Harvey,
and that his first business operations
were conducted at Sherborne Falm,
Mass., about fifteen years ago. He went
thence to Quebec, and then to 8poka
and the coast cities, It is believed.
A form for a matrimonial personal,
and several clippings of the same per
sonal from different papers, were
found yesterday. In them the adver
tiser described himself as of "ne,at Ap
pearance, courteous disposition, well
connected in a business way, also con
nected with several corporations and
has 'a nice bank acocunt, as well as
nice roll of government bonds," and
said he would be "pleased to corre
spond with refined young lady or wid
ow; object matrimony."
Essen, April 14. Ninety percent of
the arms owned by communist adher
ents in this region have been hidden
Instead of being turned over to gov
ernment officials, it is alleged, ana
some of the authorities declare a with
drawal of government troops would be
followed by disorders. Part of the
troops which have been patrolling this
city left town yesterday.
Federal Marshals Serve
Papers on SixToday and
Chicago, Apr. 15. Six officials of the "outlaw" railway un
ions were arrested this morning by United States marshals on
warrants issued by United States Commissioner Mason, charging
them with violating the Lever act. ' "
Warrants have been issued
the insurgent railroad strike, it
Those arrested are:
Joseph Scott, trustee of the Chicago
A. W. Casseday, secretary. t
Martin J. Kenney, vice-president ot
Lodge No. 2, C. Y. A. .
W. Larrabell, trustee of the associa
tion. Fred L. Schultz,' vice-president of
the United Enginemen's association.
Michael Ellgas, treasurer of the en
ginemen's association. v
Department of justice agents expect
to arraign the men today before Com
missioner Mason. .
Among the twenty-four warrants Is
sued but not yet served la one for
John Grunau, president of the Chicago
Another is for Elmer Bldwell, who
was named yesterday by Attorney Gen
eral Palmer as having replaced Grunau
as leaders of the strikers here. Botn
Bldwell and Grunau deny the latter
has been displaced, or that Bldwell Is
taking any part in directing the strike.
Federal agents raided a strike meet
ing at headquarters of the Yardmen's
association and arrested Grunau who
was speaking. He was taken to the
federal building, together with William
E. Reading, J. C. Logan and Shannon
Jones, who are said to be members of
the association. '
. Strike Mooting Invaded,
Deputies sent to Carpenters hall
found James H. Dodglon addressing a
meeting of 160 strikers. They arrest
ed Dodglon, Fred C. Lockwood, H. E.
Crelghton and Michael Platke.
Reports at the federal building Indi
cate the list of 30 for whom warrants
have already been issued is only f
starter, and that more than 200 mem
bers of the "outlaw" unions are mark
ed for arrest.
Federal agents who culled the crowd
at Conway hall where Orunau was ar
rested, took William L. Bond, R. D.
.Murphy and H, W. Radke to the fed
eral building. " f ';
As the men left the hall there were
cries of "traitor, taltor" from the strik
ers. They accused newspapermen of
pointing out the leaders to the federal
Strike turning Grip.
Chicago, Apr. 16. Reports from
rail centers in the central west and on
the Pacific coast today bore out asser
tions of brotherhood and railroad offi
cials that the insurgent railroad strike
was dying out in these sections of Uje
country and that traffic conditions
were Improved materially.
Strikers were reported to be return
ing to work ln a number ot cities and In
Chicago, where the unauthorized 'Ik
out had Its origin, brotherhood offi
cials said the backbone of the strike
Switchmen employed In the Chicago
terminal of the Rock Island system.
firemen and engineers on the Pennsyl
vania railroad and groups of strikers
on the Soo line and other roads voted
to end the walkout in Chicago and
were returnlngto their Jobs today. Nor
mal freight conditions were being re
stored rapidly and embargoes Were lift
ed by several roads.
The Insurgent leaders, however, con
tinued their claims-that the position of
the strikers remained unshaken and
dented charges of Attorney General
Palmer that radical
behind the strike.
In Michigan, the industrial tleup
continued serious with estimates that
160,000 workers, the largest number in
Detroit, were Idle. Additional passen
ger trains were annulled because of the
Ohio cities reported Industrial plants
and coal mines closed at many centers,
throwing 100,000 workers out of em-'
ployment. - I
Brotherhood officials announced at
Cleveland that 600 voted to return to
day and that the strikers employed by
the Erie road and 80 per cent of the
men employe in the Colllnwood yards
of the New York Central were at work.
Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen
officers named more than 60 cities ln
which strikers had resumed work.
In the far west traffic was much
Improved and overland passenger
trains which had been stalled at varl
ous points in California and Arizona
were moving again toward their desti
The strike In the vicinity of Spokane,
Wash., virtually ended with the return
Berlin, April 15. The Vossische Zeitung says the Polish gov
ernment has informed the allied supreme council that it intends
shortly to occupy German territory, should Germany fail to carry
out her engagements with the Poles.
Washington, April 15. John Reed, an American magazine
writer, reported recently to have been executed in Finland, i
alive and Well, according to an official report received at the state
department today from the Finnish government. Reed is under
indictment at Chicago charged with conspiracy to advocate the
overthrow of the government by force.
London, April 15. Andrew Bonar Law, the government leader
in answer to questions in the house of commons today regarding
the release of Irish hunger strikers from Mount Joy Prison, stated
they had not been unconditionally released. This statement con
I traverted reports received from Dublin last night. .
for 24 other alleged leaders in
was said at the federal building.
t0 work la8t nlnt 01 f iking switch-
Yards at San Bernardino, Baratow
and Needles and Colton, Cat., were re
ported to be tied up but freight began
to move through the southern Paclfio
yards at Bakersfield, Cal.
Railroad and brotherhood officiant
in Kansas City announced that soma
men had deserted the insurgent ranks)
and that traffic conditions were im
proved. . Freight and express remained under
a partial embargo in St. Louis but pas
senger service virtually was normal.
Strikers also were reported to hava
resumed work at Sheyenne, Wyo.,-and
on the western division of the El Pas
and Southern Railway, extending from
EI Paso to Tucson, Arix.
White Returns to
Resutne Job As
George A. White who was granted a
leave of absence as adjutant general of
Oregon ln September, 1918, in ordor
to enter the United States army In th
war with Germany, returned today to
resume that position, displacing Adju
tant General Conraj Stafrln of Dallas)
who has been serving pending Whlte'a
return. - v
White was first appointed adjutant
general by Governor Wlthycombe ln
1915. In June, 1918, he resigned to go
to the Mexican border ln command of
Troop A, Oregon cavalry. He resumed
the adjutancy February 2i 1917, and
served until September, 1917, when ha
was granted a leave ot absence to ro
overseas as a major In the Fifty-first
division After IS months service over
seas he returned to' the t'nlted State
last July and has been engaged ln or
ganization work In connection with tha
American Legion since that time.
White holds a commission as colonel
ln the reserve corps, United States)
The probe Into the conduct of tha
state treasury department by State
Treasurer Hoff which was temporar
ily suspended some three weeks ago
pending the completion of an audit
of the records of the department wa
resumed this morning by the Marios
county grand jury.
The probe deals particularly with
the Hoff policy In the purchase of
bonds with state funds which, it !
alleged, has resulted ln the payment
of excessive profits to certain Fort
land bond houses.
A. L. Andrus, of Portland, mana
ger ot Marwlck, Mitchell Peat and
company, in charge ot the audit of
the state treasurer's books arrived
Jast night and it was expected that
he would be called before the Jury to
day although the audit is not yet com
pleted and will not be for several
I G. Huliff of Springfield, Or..
deputy state treasurer under Hoft
I prior to the appointment of Joseph
'.Richardson was also slated for ap
pearance before the Inquisitorial body
Tacoma, Wash., April 15. School
teachers and school supervisors of
Tacoma last night were granted
wage increase of 1420 a year by tha
school board. The new wage schedule
will go into effect with the beginning
of the next school term ln September.
The school board fixed a new min
imum wage for grade teachers at $1,
200 a year, which will be paid be
ginners, and $1500 for high . school
STORM OX COAST
, San Francisco, Apr. 15. Wind
which reached a velocity of 48 miles at
Point Reves, Cal., today necessitated
the placing of storm warnings from
San Francisco to Coos Bay, Or.