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Grand Jury Hear
End of Probe of
With the principal figures In the
ataie treasury investigation summon
ed to appear before the Marlon coun
ty grand Jury today and Thursday it is
believed here that the inquisitorial
body is now Bumming up the testi
mony preparatory to concluding lis
labors. Anions; those who have been
called to testify before the grand Jury
in the investigation today are Alfred
C. jtetce, Portland newspaperman
whose stories questioning the bond
policies o State Treasurer Hoff led
up to the official investigation now
under way; John L. Elhcridge, presi
, dent of Morris Bros., to whom Inn
state treasurer Is alleged to have
shown partiality in the purchase of
. bonds with state funds; State Treas
urer O. P. Hoff and Joseph G. Rich
' ardson, deputy treasurer, whose con
duct of the treasury department are
under question. All four have testi
fied before the grand Jury earlier in
the Investigation . and the fact that
they have been recalled at this time
is taken as an indication of the near
approach of the end of the probe.
y. A. Elliott, state forester; Roy A.
Johnson, Oregon manager for Carston
& Earles, bond brokers; and C. K
Knickerbocker, a bookkeeper In the
treasury department have olso been
(summoned to testify before the Jury
today and tomorrow.
hr home on the east side at Portland 'Tin said from almost tvtiry bench
sobbing as she longed for her lost hi every land. The piri?y -cop'"
daughter. quotes said statement with finality
When questioned closely by Matron when he lays a ponderous hand on i
Shanks and Chief of Police Welsh the tn banker, yegg, or hobo and bills
girl cried. "I wanted to leave home accompany said law to Jail,
and get out. Just like they do in the Cut things are different in Salem,
movies," she sobbed. Then Bhe con- apparently.
f. he, ii identltv n niwrntiv Bert Smith, deputy sheriff. ai:a in
I from Ihe Women's Protective hurea.i season COUUty traffic OtficerT hoS a
:.... to this city today to return the ncw motorcycle with which he avers
girl to her home.
he's going to nab all lawless motor-
Wood Looms as
Likely Choice if
Coer D'Alene, Tdho. Apr.
isu this summer. For about two weeks 'Wen the republican state con-
Bert has been tuning up said gaso- ventlon, in session here toony to se.w-i
line Pegasus on the streets of Salem, eight delegates to the national conven
HIh interest in the new benzine bike, tiott at Chicago, adjourned at noon uu
and his lust to hear the staccoto til 1:30 p. m., to permit consideration
cough of the motor seems to have ob- ' of reports bv committees, it seemed
cured all thought of the law. For likely that five of the eight delegates
the motorcycle has no
either fore or aft.
Siberia; Only Few
San Francisco Apr. 28. No Ameri
can troops and but few Red Cross
Funeral For Mrs.
To Be On Friday
The funeral of Mrs. Mnry J. Creigh
ton, who died Tuesday at her home,
471 Jefferson street, Portland, will be
held from the Rlgdon chapel Friday
at S p. m. Burial will be In Ihe Odd
" Fellows cemetery.
' Mrs. Creighton was (he daunter
of the late David and Mary A. Mo
Cully, pioneer residents of ' Oregon.
' Bhe was born at P-urllngton, Iowa,
August 18, 1884,, crossing the plains
with her parents Ih 185S and Mottling
t HarrlNhmx Oregon. Lalor she mov
d to Bulem, where most of her girl
hood was spent. In December, 18G8,
she wm married to John Creighton
of t.'nlon residing Ihere for ten years
..when, the family moved to a large
stock ranch (nV IVallnwa county.
! Upon the death of her husband' In
.1884, Mrs. Creighton returned to Bu
lem with her four daughters. For the
past thirteen years she hns resided
in Portland with her daughter, Miss
, Throe daughters, Mrs. W. II. nan
cy, Mrs. W. Al Jones of Bulem, and
'IIh Mabel Creighton of Portland,
survive. The youngest daughter, Rose
.K. Ruabe died In 100. Resides her clill
ilren ths deceased leuves to mourn
her.'-two brothers, F, D. McCully of
Joseph, and Alfred McCully of liulte
vllle and'two grandchildren, Rosalie
'and Creighton It, Jones.
Girl Tells Sad
Bat Is Is
Found To Be False
The heart of Police Matron Shanks
softened, unci Mrs. A. Davis gulped
' hard as they listened yexterday even
ing to the strry told by u It -year-old
miss who gave her name ns Georgia
' Uunrgla came to Mrs, Davis' home;
945 South Winter street, In the, even
ing, and asked shelter. Her story "was
pathetic., Mrs. Davis called police und
Mrs. Shanks was detailed to investi
gate. ' . .
The glil suld that her mother wns
dead that Bho worked i a laundry
(nt Portland, nnd that she dropped
dead, nnd, was burled last Tuesday.
iPollee Matron Shanks secured hey a
loom in the Y. W. C. A. for the night.
; This morning Information was re
reived from the Womeu's Protective
.bureau at Portland stating that the
girl, whose right name Is Jessie Bee-
, iner, hud run away from her home,
and that they had been requested to
nearth for her. Instead of her moth
er being dead and burled, she was nt
BUYS and SELLS
x ritono 610-611 ,
970 ST. (Nmimervlul fit.
Takes the place of hou
lining for lew
Max 0. Buren
HI North Commercial
After May 1st will he known
as the pay as you go store.
of furniture. Range, Heaters,
Rag, Tools, etc., before you
J0 1. Coml ..8t. Phonos 610
FOB LONO DISTAKCS
W illametteV alley
. Transfer Co.
PHONB 140 .
WB ALSO DO LOCAL
To be Spacious
With the coming of spring weather
the work on Lausanne hall, which
was suspended during the winter, has
been resumed. In the fall the concrete
for the basement was poured and al
lowed to set during the winter in or
der that the foundation might be the
stronger. The bricks are now on the
ground and a large force of workmen
is employed in laying the walls. Al
ready the imliottln? nrmmri inria nt Him
structure can be seen, as the walls of worker" r'maln ,n Siberia, while the
the bulldlnc lak. .hnne when -,wi I Stevens party of American engineers,'
for ocrunnnrv. th tifw Tniiunnna .iti
known as the Russian railway service chairman Oihson delivered the key-
be the finest residence hall or wo- exPect to be out by. May 1, according " note upeech after which the recess was
men In the northwest. I to arrival today on the transport taken-
The building will be 184x01 feetlGreat Nrhern from Vladivostok via Tne te of natlonai delegates, as
and when completed will consist 0f,1Iilnl!a- Tn8 Great Northern brought it cmea ukelyto be adopted follows:
three full stories and basement. In " ""'" ""i". "'"i Senator Borah, Boise; Stanley Easton,
the basement will be the large steain!'"" """"'"'' a Wood man, Kellogg; John F. Thorn
heating plant, wood room, store rooms j a" . . as. Godlng, no preference; John P
a modern laundry, a trunk room nnd' "e ia American yoops. compos-1 D'Alene. Wood man; W.
a gymnasium. On the first floor there I a f1 ,nen lrom lne ina an,J 31st '""'i. Guthrie, Twin Falls, Wood; M. B.
win oe me Kltcnen, store rooms nnd: . T ' , . " . 1 Yeaman. Idaho- Falls. Lowden or
paftr.es, the tuning room, ic,, ;irUnB; Thomas r. sparks, Amerl-
oe ujnz reet, one large parlor ' . 1 " r , ? can Falls, Wood and either H. H. Arm
feet and two smaller ones each 14x16 Weir of Seottlu. who was one of the j
feet. On thi. floor will be the ta,.' Cro worta ho nf' The 1(l9t
of women s suite, two guest room
with private baths, and an Infirmary
would be favorable to JInjor General
Leonard Wood, and that United States
Senator E. Borah, a Hiram Johnson
man, would head the delegation. .
Fromifle of a warm fight over the'
election of a national committeeman
to succeed John W. Hart of Rigby.
candidate to succeed himself, develop
ed with the action of American Legion
delegates in demanding the endorse
ment of B. F. Holt of Caldwell, a Red
Cross worker during the war.
The convention was in session only
20 minutes, during which temporary
organization was perfected with the
eletcion of William H. Gibson of Moun
tain Home aa temporary chairman.
the chamber of commerce here today.
No details were given.
Tacoma, Wash.. Apr. SS. John Q.
.Mason, Tacoma pioneer railroad offi
cial, veteran civil war telegrapher,
died at his home here last night.
Mr. Mason cams to Tacoma 32
years ago and was for a number of
fviKirs Hnoerintf ndit of telegraph for
the Northern Pacific, Western divison.
A nlrino ami three sons, one of
whom. Edward W. Mason, is general
manager of the Western Pacific rail
way, San Fracnisco, survive him.
Radical Raids Net
762 Red Arrests
Washington, April 28. Totals of
762 deportation warrants have been
issued by the department of labor as
a result of the so called radical raids
by the department of justice, Assist
ant Secretary Post said toaay In a let
ter to Chairman Johnson of the house
immigration "commission. Jie wrote
in reply to an Inquiry by Mr. John
son. A total of 6350 warrants of ar
rest were itsued, Mr, Post said, and
approximately 3009 of these were ex
ecuted. The number cancelled was 132
Since November 1 a total of 263 aliens
have been reported, including 241 on
the "soviet ark" Buford. '
rooms . . . '.. . . . .v., nnmoX xvr.ra hnr-lf hv the Amer
six American consular oniciais irom --v
On the second floor there will be, be
Siberia and several members of the 'can Legion.
sides the rooms for girls, a
room 2.1?:28 feet and a sleeping porch
124x17 feet. There will be also bath
rooms and room's for bedding and
linen. The third floor will be like the
There were strong indication that
.. . RllBtitnn ealtufnv u., ruleo iuap, nhikrird
living, . . , ,, . ainta wntiiil hn npeented bv the
nf ii-hnm li,i in siherin w..r Borah men, with the understanding
Several of the Rod Cross party wore 1
I that no instructions be Issued.
second. tne uraer 01 bt. Anne, conrerrea by htlOiriPPrS MPPt
volchak government, while MIhh 'h,
Mint of IVin rninni, will hn livll the Kolch
feet, none smaller, and a few larger. Margaret Muthew was decorated with
Each room Is to havo two closets, tne 0rder of st- Ceorgo. Only one
two windows, hot and cold water and otier American woman had boen so
be furnished with two iron beds and honored she said, Mrs. St. John, tho
suitable furnishings. The building will nhlcf Kfid Cr0B1 nurse' wno is ut Pros-
furnlsh a comfortable home for 125
girls and with the money available
when the campaign is completed, will
be ready for occupancy nt the begin
ning of the .school year.
To Fete Scribes
ent in Japan,
Although no consular work hus
been carried on in Siberia for some
months past, the American govern
ment Is now winding commits to Chita
and Irkutsk. L. N. Shaw of Now York
No Provision For
At Dinner Tonight McCormick's Pension
, . i There Is no provision of the statute
t - .. . .
uiiprecuumn or the support of
the pres In advertising Blossom day
and contributing .to its success, mem
bers of the newspaper fraternity in
the city will be guests of the Com
mercial club nt a dinner tn i,e !,,.,
nt The Spa this evening nt six o'clock
Representatives of the Statesman, the,
Capital Journal, Morning Orcgonum,
Rvenlng Telegram nnd the Oregon
Journal will be feted at the dinner.
Commenting on the nld of the news
pnpermen during tho advertising cam
pnign of the Blossom day celebration
here Sunday, T. E, McCronkey, mana
ger of the Commercial club said this
morning; ,,, ftn the places I have
been I have never hud the coopera
tion of newspapermen that I get In
Salem. They're a blame good lot,"
Law's Respect Is
Warped; Smith Is
Tle law respects no persons."
authorizing the payment of a $25
monthly' pension to Captain John F.
McCormack of Portland, according to
an opinion prepared DV Attorney Gen
eral Brown who holds .th.it McCor
maek's cjaim must he presented to
the stuto legislature for aetlon. The
minion was prepared for Adjutant
General George A. White who inquir
ed as to the legality of tho claim
which, he stntest, wan ftuthorlael by
the general staff of the Oregon Na
tional Guard in recognition of McCor
nack's excellent services as custodian
f tho Mul'nomah county armorv for
over thirty years. Brown's opinion
declares that it Is the duty of the hoc
retaiy of state to look to the law and
determine whether the claimant has
compiled therewith before Issuing a
warrant for his claim.
To Be At Portland
Portland, Or., Apr. 28. Portland
has been selected as the 1920 conven
tion city for the American Society of
Civil Engineers, a national organlza
tlon with a membership of more than
10,000 men. The convention dates
have not yet been selected but it is
probable that the session will be held
early in August.
The convention1 rwas brought to
Portland largely through the efforts
of D. C. Henny, consulting engineer of
Portland, who is a member of the
board of the national society. Mr.
Henny attended a meeting of the
board of direction held in Chicago re
1 ' .'.- .-.
Washington, Apr. 28. Peter Augus
tus Jay, of Rhode Island, now counsel
lor of tho embassy at Rome, was nom-
Intud today by President Wilson to be
minister to Salvador.
Car : Here Today
Oregon contributed four undesir
able aliens to tho deportation car
which passed through here this morn
ing when four Inmates of the state
hoKpltal were loaded aboard bound
for points in Europe. Albert Mleach
is being returned to Germany nnd
Oarl Krunton, Joint Huakint and Joe
Orscnioh to Austria. All were com
mitted to the Institution from Multno
mad county about a. year ago.
San Francisco, Apr. 28. A cabled
report that the Pacific Mail Steamship
company's liner Colusa was damaged
In a collision within the last few days
nt Penang, Straits Settlements, was
received by the marine department or
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IIair Nets 8c 10c antl 15c
Buttons, pearl - r to 1 C
Talm Olive Soap, 3 for "25c
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Colgates Bath Soap
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Dres3 Shields 25c t0-45c
ShoeLaces - 5c t0 13c
Hooks and Eyes gc nd gc
Snap Fasteners to JQ(
Woman Hurt; So
Is Deputy Sheriff
Canvon"llle. n- " . ''it
Dubell, who lives near CanyonvUlet
was seriously injured yest n
the horse she was driving e- ' - ---row
grade five miles north of here 6e-
CSBie frightened at an automobile
and plunged over the bank.
As a sequel to the accident on the
w;..x.,,v rwiintu Sheriff Houkins suf
fered a broken leg when he received
instructions by telephone to arrest the
auto driver in the Dubell case. In his
hiiste to overtake the stranger, he
"cranked" his own machine while n
was in gear.
North Bend Votes
North Bond, Or., Apr. 23. By a
vote of nearly seven to one the issu
ance and sale of J400.000 of city bonds
for the purchase and improvement of
750 acres of tideland was authorized
at a special election here yesterday.
. Thel and to be purchased embraces
tho !tire tidal area at the mouth of
Poney Inlet, near the northwest limits
of the city. It will oe reclaimed oy
dredging and filting and used for In
dustrial sites, public docks and com
To 4 Years In Pen
Eusene. Or.. Apr. '2S. -Martin A.
Clark, convicted of manslaughter sev
eral months ago following trial on a
charge fo the murder of Charles L.
Taylor, McKenzie river bridge super
visor, in the Cascade mountains last
July, was today sentenced to serve
a term of four years in the peniten
tiary. A new trial was denied ty
Judge Skipworth. Clark will be elig
ible to parole in eight months, it was
High School To
Hold Last Of
The Salem high school audit,,
will be open to the public on '
day evening. April 29, at ei"ht . ,"
The event will be the last of s
ies of forensic contests of the h
school interclass rivalry. The nrwvl
ing contests have been gieeted,
much enthusiasm and the comet. 2
Thursday promises a rare treat to n
who attend. This contest -m ail
" Willi. (a
humorous and dramatic reading Z
n. wicm ui me school pi
be presented. . u
The students have bee Vtry
thusiastlo and have spent much lim.
in preparation under the ef(icleB.
coaching of Miss Elisabeth t,..i
This will he an opportunity for
puuuc www me progress of theft
Mrs. Harriet Hibbard, aged 72, who
had lived in Oregon since early child
hood, died at Molalla last week.
Sergf. Jirak Is !
Under orders from the western 0.
partment to operate from Salem as-t
sergeant-instructor in the Oregon
coast artillery, Sergt. Frank J.
of Second company, coast artillert
corps. Fort Stevens," reported tab
morning at the adjutant general's of.
flee in the Masonic building. s.:rt
Jirak will make his headquarters
here under the direction of Col. D(.
As his detail in Silem probably will "
be permanent Sergt. Jirak will haw
to make h's home here, and all day
was soarchlng over the city for t
suitable home. L
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Summer Voiles and
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Our Prices Always the Lowest
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