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gTY-IfflSD 1EAR. NO. 119. , SALEM, OREGON. TUESDAY. MAY ia 192(1. . PPTrw -rwn pwutq
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.ras denounce mam ... ""
iator Walsh, democrat of Massa
ZetU who asserted that extortions
Z .rofiteers are the principal cause
. unread unrest and that con-
Is, has been "culpably inactive
inu to relieve the situation.
senator Walsh cited many large
declaring the public out-
crie, against the high cost of living
nn acute political problem.
Republican leadership and major
in congress, the Massachusetts
senator said, are responsible for fail
m to enact anti-profiteering leglsla
McNary BUI Favored.
, Among recommendations made by
Senator W.alsh to: check profiteering
to:- ' . . ' ' ,
Senatorial investigation of income
tai returns to disclose mmvjiiuai pro
fiteers.. Passage of several pending bills,
including the packer regulation meas
ure, the McNary bill to stamp cost
prices on shoes, the cold storage reg
ulation bill and others. . . . .
Public Trading Urged.
"I further recommend," said Sen
ator Walsh, "that' congress promptly
Inaugurate public trading on a large
scale unless exorbitant profits are vol
untarily and materially reduced at
once." . . '
Among instances of corporation
profits cited by Senator Walsh were
those of the "big five" packers as re
ported by the federal trade commis
sion, the American Woolen company
and several textile mills, steel com
panies, coal operators and newsprint
By Tacoma Lad
In Self Defense
Tacoma, Wash., May 18. Robert
Friedman, 22, who last night shot and
killed hi sstepfattier, Phil B. Fried
man, today in the city Jail declared he
acted In self defense. , He said that he
ind his stepfather had often quarreled
over alleged abuse of the dead man to
M wife. . :
Phil Friedman, according -to tbeH
slayer, called him to his home last
nlsht despite the fact that the ir.tliy
was In quarantine. After a short quar
rel, the young man gays, his stepfather
went upstairs and returning brandish
ing a pistol. A fight is alleged to have
followed in which the older man re
ceived two bullet wounds in the head.
Police official today aid the Friedman
nome bore evidences of a
Sam Friedman, another stepson of
the claln man, saw the enoounter. His
statement to the police bears out the
claims of his brother. - .
For Concert at
Coming in the Interests of the mill
age tax measure for the support of
'he state's higher Institutions of
learning, members of the University
''Oregon Quartet and the 'Oregon,
Agricultural College Barfd, arrived in
Salem this afternoon. They will give
meert in the armory this evening
Much interest has been evinced in
City Since tho nnnnutinotnont nf
Proposed visit. A number of Salem I
the two institutions and the T cTr.-l
li . ""l"u"ns. ana me ap-
lta' City has flourishing chanter- f
Uumni nf h,. -.r.
"vui mc Biu.ie university .
"Hasrlcultural college. It is expected! discovery, dead or alive, of Edwin
""t the armory will be filled to cap-! Chew. The letter states that Edwin
" at the free concert this evening. i left the above interest in the estate
Mrs. W. Carlton Smith, popular a brother, who died.
wt of ,the city, will be heard In' Edwin Chew, aceorctTSsj to the let
irt .lt htne two organlzatlong,ter, was last heard of at Cannon
T p'"liam L. McElven, pastor of Beach, Cal., five years ago. He is 48
first Congregatienal church, of years old. five feet 11 inches tall, an
"rtland, will address the assembly American, has recThalr and Is a com-
fie Importance and necessity of the!mon laborer, the letter said. He no
""Clonal measures. doubt is a union man, it adds.
Senator Penrose, Not
Sims, Originator of
Charges Against Navy
Way 18. Senator Pen
fl!PUb"fan' Pennsylvania, and
7 Aa"ral Sibs, originated the
mem "arges asainet the navy depart
J Ja "ed in the admiral s letter
tod.t'L7; S'cifary Daniels assert
"Isatln . "enate commilte
w M naval conduct ' Jhe
tor i Daniel recalled that the
4uSUs a speech In the senate
Nation dec,ard that Procras
ed th" the Part at the "pretary
kut thr term:natftn of the war at
nA months. cost J15,000,000,
alm0 T"d hy Sentor Penrofw
W Admi ' ntlcal Wth those used
L't,, Sin" wore than, a year
E'th lan;,?!s ald.
Adm!ri! Sims is a plagnrist
'"MB r!'':a'-t his views and charge
Btor Penrose or by the new
uucago May lo.-Sensational breaks in the value of corn
look place today. There was a general rush to sell and a dearth
of buyers. July delivery in which trading was heaviest under
went an extreme fall of 7 1-4 a bushel, compared with yesterday's
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dentials committee of the democratic state r-nnvcnHr,,, t,-wi, .
I J J A .
uuumieuueu Beating oi tne "regular" or Fullen delegation from
King county and seating both Pierce countv r-nnrpfitinr rlclo-o '
tions with half a vote for each
w.v..,.. v-j B..U10 ui vui to
county refusing to vote.
Washington, May 18. House republicans were notified today
by Representative Towner, Iowa, chairman of the party confer
ence committee, that the soldier relief legislation would be con
sidered at a party caucus to be held tomorrow night.
Greenville, 111., May 18. Harley 0. Beasley, 25 years old, al
leged murderer of his wife and two boy babies, today committed
suicide-over his wife's grave in Bethlehem cemerm-v tv.
o(jf here.'Beasley shot himself in
Washington Democrats Demand Peace
Treaty Ratification In Their- Platform
Adopted at Spokane Session Today
Spokane, Wash., May 18. Prompt
ratification of the . German peace
treaty with tys leagueof nations cov
enant calling upon democratic sena
tors to "oppose attachment of any
nullifying reservations and finally rat
ifying the instrument," is a plank m
the platform o the Washington state
democratic convention as reported id
the convention here today.
Commendation of the administra
tion of President Wilson and of his
work in the treaty making councils
in Paris is combined with denuncia
tion of the republicans in the trnate
for its "partisanship" in the treaty
fight. Woman suffrage, prohibition
and the payment of adequate salar
ies to school teachers are endorsed.
Soldier Bonus Favored
Of soldiers' compensation, the plat
form says: "We endorse adequate
cash compensation by state !and na
tion for the service men of the worM
war and.reeommend the use by 'he
United Stat.es, government of excess
and war profit taxes for this purpose;
We condemn the insincerity and dil
atory tactics. in .this matter of the
republican majorities in the federal
congress and In the state legislature."
The resolutions continue by stat
ing opposition "to any peace '" time
plan of compulsory military service
"Because of the undue influence
of press columns too largely controls
ed by selfish interests we favor the
issuance by the federal government
of a publicity pamphlet or bulletin
giving arguments for and against pub
" measures, to be distributed to the
voters oi the nation by the govern
ment for their information, such pam
phlet to be edited by a non-political
board," is another plank.
Labor Plank Included
Belief in the right of labor to Or
ganize and to bargain collectively U
expressed, together with endorsement
of profit sharing by labor, ,
' Punishment of profiteers is da
manded. The federal land banks are
endorsed.. , . ,
" The "protective tariff" principle Is
denounced and an American merchant
Praise of the work and administra
tion of the late Governor Ernest Lis- 1
ter is given. '
Edwin Chewy Long
Lost Heir, Sought
By Brother Here
Where is Edwin Chew?
Wherever he is there is a quarter
'Interest in a $30,000 estate awaiting
Tuesday Chief of Police Welsh re-
n letter frnm Thomas Chew
of the Security Land & Loan
company of Sioux City, Iowa, wherein
rlt f lino I. offered for the
science of mental telepathy the views
of the senator were communicated to
Admiral Sims," declared Mr. Daniels.
"Penrose comes from Pennsylvania
and Sims was appointed to the naval
aeadey from that state."
' "It is also worthy of note," he said,
"that at the very time Penrose was
making this speech, Sims was writing
to Captain Pratt threatening an Ins
tigation of the conduct of the war."
Mr. Daniels said he would not an
swer the Penrose charges at length,
becaus his answer to Admiral Sims
covered the matter fully. He dfcvoted
the rest of the day to a resume of the
navy department s war construction ac
tivities comprising approximately 1000
vessels, nearly three times as many as
there were in the entire navy when
the war started.
'iiie mMinriTV rorvrr rt Thr. nA. 1
-. yi.nuu J. C- I
delegate, was adopted by the con -
100 wim jvmg county and Fierce
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the right temple.
PfJCCfTM 7mf'i.'SrOVlaal for th6 ,ntltutlon of sult for
lYUbbllin LilOniSIS damages by the "personal representa-
Moscow, May 16. Seventy-five dele
gates and alternates to the all-Russian
Zionist congress which met here late
in April, have been arrested, the ex
traordinary commission announced to
day. It is acserted that the secrecy ob
served regarding the meeting and the
fact that a large proportion of those
present were not connected with the
Zionist movement led to the arrests. -
Invesigation, it is alleged, has result
ed in discovery of compromising docu
ments, revealing close contact with en
tente countries. Charges are made that
many bombs have been found in the
office of the central Zionist committee.
San Quentin to
Serve Life Term
San Quentin, Cal., May 18. James
P. (Bluebeard) WatsoYi, confessed
murderer of nine women he married
Mgamously, arrived at the state peni
tentiary here at 8:30 o'clock today to
begin a life sentence, imposed on him
in Los Angeles.
Watson was taken from the train at
Point Richmond and allowed to rest
for an hour in the Richmond police
station, as he appeared to be weak
and nervous. It was determined that
he should leave the trainat Richmond
in order to avoid , ihe possibility of
meeting curious crowds in San Fran
cisco. : Watson appeared as if relieved that
his Journey was at an end when he
walked briskly Into the pentitentiary.
In acocrdance with the prison regula
tions his biographical sketch Was tak
en, he was bathed and shorn and then
photographed in the prison garb with
a placard bearing his number which Is
Stops In Salem
Harold Howell, acquitted by a Jury ,
In the Coos county circuit court early (
ouuuay miming ui timige u mui-,
""ing Lillian Leuthold, was in Salem
thlnmnrn nor nn h a rnv to Monmouth.
thismorntng on his way to Monmouth, ,
where he wilt make nis nome witn an
uncle, John Howell, and continue his
education which has been Interrupt
ed by the long months of the three
trials through which he has gone.
Howell was accompanied by his par
ents, Mr. and Mrs O. O. Howell of
Bandon, who will visit for a time at
Monmouth before returning to their
home. O. O. Howell Is a native" of
Marion county, being born at Howell
Prairie, which was named after hls '
grandfather, John Howell, who, to
gether with his thirteen sons at one
time owned practically every foot of
the vast and rich region included In
Young Howell had no statement to
make except that he intended to take
a brief vacation in order to rest up
from the long and strenuous ordeal
from which he has Just emerged.
Although only 15 years of age a
certified birth certificate in his posses
sion showing that he was born Novem
ber 30, 1904 he to rather large for his
age and feels keenly the misstatements
repeatedly made, regarding his age
which has been quoted in newspaper
stories as ail the way from 16 to 18
Auto Bus Company
Head Ends Life
.. , a r .t w
Rodman. 62, president of the United upon which the manufacturer fixe. e. from there Ths north contingent
Auto Bus Company, shot and killed 'the price have protested to the fac was accompanied to Portland by Gov
himself at his home here last night.) tories that two large concern, are ernor Louis F. Hart, of Washington.
Mr Rossmai left a note saying' cutting these 30 per cent along with The truck caravan's exhibition here
that he meant to kilt his secretary,: the others. won much favorable comment, the
Miss L. Brown, but that she. had fail- Chocolate sundeas at 1! cents in- army truck bearing the huge search
ed to keep an appointment with him. eluding war tax, peanuts at 4 cent, a, light attracting particular attention.
h,.t hi. hiAr h -re. routed bae. lf bails at 70 cents, diamondot "
..,i ,h.i th b "thrown to the'
fiur winds of heaven or cast upon the
..-to-. f th wide ocean."
The right of a personal representa-
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tIve Qt a p6"1 ki,led in accident
upon Jhe highways of this state to in-
stltute s"u and rec0TOr dmase from)
curred, is established in an opinion
written by Justice Benson and handed
down by the supreme court this morn
ing. The opinion is based on the case
of J. I. Coats as the administrator of
the estate of F L. Coates; deceased, vs.
F. L. Coates lost his life as the result
of Injuries received in an accident
when an automobile in which he wag
'riding broke through the guard rail on
a bridge on the Pacific highway in this
county and plunged into the ravine be
Lower Court Sustained.
Suit filed in the Linn county circuit
court by J. I. Coates as admin 1st. r.
of the estate was' contested by the
county on the ground that while the
law provided for the recovery of dam
ages for injuries on a public highway
there was no provision under the law
whereby damages could be recovered
by another person for the death of a
person due to such injuries.
The lower court handed down a de
cree awarding damages as prayed for
and this decree Is affirmed by the eu
preme court today in an opinion which
calls attention to an old statue which j
tive" of one who, had he lived, would
have had grounds for an action for
damages, himself. ;
Other Opinions Given. . '
Other opinions were handed down as
Pacific Livestock & Lumber com
pany, appellant, vs. Portland Lumoei
company, et al;. appeal from Columbia
county; action in ejectment. " Opinion
by Justice Burnett. Case remanded to
Judge Eakin's court with directions to
enter judgment for plaintiff for recov
ery of possession of land but without
City of Astoria for the use and bene
fit of the Oregon 'Iron & Steel company
vs. M. P. Zlndorf and Fidelity & De
posit company of Maryland, appellants
appeal from from Multnomah county;
action to recover for materials furnish
ed Zlndorf as contractor.. Opinion by
Judge H. H. Belt af-1
J. L. Hartman et at vs. Ben 8elllng ( memorial .said k "continued conflne
et al, appellants; appeal from Multno ment of consojentlous objectors Is
man county; action to recover commis- manifestly unjust,"
sion on sale of lands. Opinion by Jus-1 -xhe reason for their confinement,
tice Harris. Judge C. U. Gantenuein it nv then. were, ceased one and a
reversed and ease remanded.
Bar of Oregon
Lee Rov B. Keeley. Portland attor
ney, Is denied admission to the Oregon ,
bar by the supreme court this morn
ing in an opinion written by Justice
Bennett. In view of the fact that
Keeley has been practicing law In this
state under a temporary permit, how
ever, the court grants an extension of
this permit in order to enable him to
complete the cases which he has pend
ing in the courts but does not permit
him to engage In any new litigation.
The action of the court today is
based on objections to Keeley's admis
sion to the practice of law In Oregon
filed by the board of examiners of the
state bar association.
Waiving aside the charges of Im
proper, Immoral and unprofessional
conduct contained in the objections to
Keeley's admission the court decfares
i the court bases its refusal this morn-
ing on Keeley's "general disposition as
disclosed by his own evidence and his
conduct ana expresions at tne invesu
gatlon," which, the court holds, "fully
.v.- ,.luln th. ..,l.
Jugtlfy the conclusion of the examln
ers that they could not conBistly rec
ommend him for admission to the
In granting the extension to his
temporary permit to practice law In
Oregon in order that he may complete
cases now pending, the court makes
the extension conditional "upon his
conducting such litigation wth reason
able courtesy and respect toward the
courts and member of the- bar with
whom he may come in contact In dls-
posing of such cases.'
Omaha Stores Cut
Prices 30 Percent
Omaha Keh. Mar 18. Eisrht small
er stores today Joined the five large,tnree oav'
establishments which have nnounc-
ed reductions of from 20 to SO per
cent , ana guests are 10 luncn. m vi-
A large automobile dealer made re- ban caravan wUl he Joined by
ductions of $250 on open and 1400 on the truck caravan that stopped in Sa
closed car models. lem Monday night, leaving here in the
A store which made a 30 per cent morning for that-.wn. The Ad men
reduction announced the cut would 'caravan will then proceed to Eugene
extend to its restaurants also. One of by way of Corvallis and Monros, and
the concerns which started with a 20 j the truck caravan will go by way af
per cent cut, announced an additional jCoberg, Joining the Ad men at Eu
reduction of ten per cent. Stores gene Tuesday night,
which are excepting from reduction! Twenty cars Joined ihe caravan t
lartlrles like men s col ars and others
at 1420 a carat an; candy at 11 a t
pound were among the items offered at
one store today. .
Budapest, May 18. Adam
did not wear a beard, accord
ing to the dictum of M. Terey,
director of the Hungarian na
tional art museum, who has
eliminated the great ancestor's
hirsute adornment in restoring
Jordeus' - famous p i e t u r e
"Adam and Eve."
Examination of the canvas
has shown the beard was not a
part of the original picture but
was painted on during the last ,
century when beards were pop--tilar.
In the restored work,
therefore, Adams is shown
clean shaven, -
Chicago, May 18. The wholesale
price of meat has declined sixteen
percent during the past year while
the prices of nearly, all other neces
sities have increased, according to the
monthly bulletin of the Institute of
American Meat packers.
Figures announced by the packers,
comparing meat with other necessit
ies say the following increases were
recorded by other articles while meat
- Cloths and clothing 64 percent
Fuel and lighting 14 percent.
Lumber and building material 97
House and furnishing goods El per
Farm products S percent.
Food including meats 21 percent.
All commodities combined 28 percent
Socialists Ask Baker
To Free Conscientious
Objectors Still Held
Washington,. May 18. A commit
tee appointed by the socialist party
called on Secretary Baker today to
present a memorial asking for the
release, of conscientious objectors still
held In prison. The delegation was
headed by a woman, Elvlna S. Heals
of Berkeley, Cal.
mtlnir President Wilson's message
to conn-ess in November 1018 saving
"ihn th mi enrnu to an end." the
half years ago," it said. "These young
men in an attempt to follow the dic
tates of their consciences, refused to
accept military service many of
them because of religious scruples, all
of them because of the dictates of
their consciences. Conscientious ob
jectors to war are and should be clas
sified as political offenders. We are
proud of the fact that freedom cf
conscience is a cardinal principle of
"Hundreds of our conscieutlous ob-
Jectors have since the armistice been
released. It Is unjust still to keep oth
ers in prison.
"Among those still in military con
finement are Carl Haessler of Wiscon
sin, and Philip Grosser of Massachu
setts, the latter being In extremely
bad health. They are the only two
conscientious objectors still in Alca
traz (military prison) San Francisco.
Together with the other groups they
should at least receive the clemency
that has been eended to hundreds
Ad Men's Caravan
With 67 cars In the line and head
ed by a car bearing Governor Olcott,
the Pacific Coast Ad Men's carava.i,
bound t Stockton, Cal., to attend tne
coast convention, passed through Sa
lem at 11:30 a. m. today. The caravan
stopped here for only a few minutes,
then sped from the-city southward.
The caravan was joined here by
George Graves, Hal Patton, Mr. and
Mrs. W. F. Buchner and Mr. and Mrs.
B. C. Miller. On the rear of Graves'
car which also bore Hat Patton wis
tho words "Georgfcand Hal, Cher
rians, Salem, Oregon."
Governor Olcott left Salem Monday
night nd Joined the caravan at Port
land, heading the delegation from the
Portland Ad club. He said Tuesday
morning when the caravan arrived
h. that Urn nrnhaMv wnllM AAlttlntlfi
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to the state line with the ad men, re
' turning to the capital city in two or
The caravan was) due to arrive at
Albany at noon,
roruana, according 10 pre oiiur
McMlnnville Elks to the number of
600 will attend the state convention to
be hfld ut Salem in July.
Provisional President of
Mexico Named May 24
Revolution Leaders Agree
. - Mexico City, May 13. Full details of the conference held by
iiberal revolutionary leaders at the National Palace last sight,
(May 12) reveal that Governor De La Huerta will call the con
gress into extraordinary session May 24 for naming a president
ad interim. -
Head Honored At
Pendleton, Or., May 18. T. E. Mc
Croskey of Salem, was Monday elect
ed president of the Oregon Associa
tion of Commercial Secretaries at the
first annual convention of the organ
u. K. Cranston, .Pendleton, was
elected vice president and C. O. Lau
ritzen, Corvallis, secretary-treasurer.
Plot To Establish
Soviet Regime In
Paris, May 18 Soviet rule In France
was to have been established if the rev
olutlonary sUIkes Inaugurate May 1
had succeeded according to the French
'police, who said today they had ob-.
talned complete evidence of this from
documents hey have secured.
Of Feud Revival
Chtoago, May VS. The latest vic
tim of Chicago labor fueds, John Kt-
kulski, head of the stockyards labor
council was today In a hospital sut
ferlng from wounds regarded as prob
ably fatal; He was beaten and shut
last night on his way home from a
labor meeting. He named two other
officials of the stock yards labor coun
ell as the men he thought were his
assailants. Reoent charges and coun
ter charges of embezzlement were
8ftl1 4 nave causd bitterness among
BIWK jraiuv IHUUI innucifl aiiu AQIV
believed responsible for the attack.
Camp Ground for
Work oh the Commercial Club's,
free camping grounds at South Win
ter and Oak streets Is progressing rap-
Idly and within a few days the two
main buildings will be completed and
the grounds thoroughly ready for
However, many auto tourists are
already making use of the camp site,
which is considered the best on the
Pacific Coast In regard to location.
In appointment,' also, there will be
ample accommodation for as many
as two hundred camps. Located in an
oak grove through which an attrac
tive little stream wanders, autoists
who have camped here have much
praise for the Innovation.
One of the buildings will house the
camp office where T. G. Albert, sup
erintendent of the grounds will be In
charge. Two special Commercial Club
committees have charge of the cre
ation of the park, a building and a
maintenance committee, of which the
respective chairman of each Is Ralph
Thompson and R, O. Snelllng.
The gate to the ground, will soon
suitable inscription welcoming the
transcient autolst. The Portland
Chamber of Commerce has planned to
establish a similar park near the Rose
City but have reported a dearth of
suitably combined streams and groves
within a reasonable distance of the
The First guests at the Commercial
Club ground, were Mr. and Mrs. A.
O. Barrow, of Indiana.
Contest For Seats
Omaha, Neb. May 18. The state
democratic convention opened at
noon today with two sets of delegates
from Douglas and Lancaster counties
seeking to be seated, Charles W. Bry
an, of Lincoln headed one Lancaster
delegation and said if it were not seat
ed he would bolt the convention, his
name being upon both delegations.
Former Congressman Ashton C.
Shallenberger, delegate at large to the
national convention, as
chairman delivered an address prats
ess Prais -
Ing hte administration of
Wilson in peace and war.
Control of the convention appar
ently is In the hands of the "regular"
democratic forces under the leader
ship of Senator Hitchcock, who ar
med this morning and was expected
to be chairman of the committee
W. 1. Bryan is not in attendance.
. General Obregon was named by the
conference as commander of the forc
es in northern Mexico and General
Gonzales as commander in Mexico
City and southern Mexico. .
All the leaders promised to accept
the ad Interim president chosen, who
ever he might be.
YUCATAN PROVINCE JOINS "
Washington, May 18. Adhesion rf
Yucatan to the provisional govern
ment in Mexico City was reported to
day both in state department advices
and in a cablegram to the agents
here of the revolutionary government
from a special commissioner sent to
Yucatan some time ago. The commis'
sloner said Governor Castro Morales
and General Pablo De LaGarcia, mil-'
itary commander under the Carranzav
government, were in flight presum
ably to Cuba.
The revolutionary agents attach
particular importance to the repo.t
from Yucatan because they said it'
meant that Progreso, the last Import
ant port held by Carransa authorities
had now been surrendered to the pro
Carranza, who fled before the da fac
to government's troops into the moun
tains just west of Jalapa, had suc
ceeded in moving southward into the-
state of Fuebla May 16, according to'
inn aiejucu uy newspapers puoiitm
VIIIh Taken Hand
In a summary forwarded to the
state department, Carransa was e-
ported to have been in Teteht on the
sixteenth, leaving there In a norther
The summary said Villa would soon
arrive at the capital without escort.
ftpnpral nhrpimtl YaA laft Iha .in rtll .l
for Queretaro, Tamplco and San tjuln
Potosl, planning to return in time for
the speclul session of congress May
In Deadlocks on
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Washington, May. 18. A deadlock
on the army reorganization bill was
reached today by the Senate and house
conferees. Senate provisions to re
organize the force caused the breach
and the question will be brought be
fore the house for a vote, j
The dlagreement, Senator Wads-
offer from he senate side, to c;r:ko
out the senate provisions; for voluntary
military training of youths between IS
and 21 years of age.
Under the senate bill,- the national
guard would become a part of the Uni
ted States army as fedora) troops, not
militia. The house conferees divided
evenly on acceptance of the plan. Rep
resentative Kahn of California, chair-
and Representative McKensie at
Illinois, republicans, favored aci ptlng
the senate provisions, but Representa
tive Anthony, republican, Kansas, and
Dent, democrat, Alabama, refused
their approval and the disagreement
Seattle, Wash., May 18. Appoint
ment of a committee of leading educa
tors from Washington, Oregon and
Idaho to make a survey of commer
clul conditions in the three states with
a X'l" to enabling public schools and
higher institutions of learning to pre-
,lunnt, more directly and efft
clentty on lines In which they are to
be employed was the outstanding fea
ture of the commercial teachers' re
gional conference at the University of
Washington, made public today.
The cemmittee, selected by Ir. Gien
L. SwigKett, head of the commercial
'department of the bureau of federal
education, consists of Dean A. Beixell,
Oregon Agricultural college; Dean A.
W. Morton, University of Oregon;
School of Commerce, Superintendent
of public Instruction of Oregon; Pres
ident Llndley, of the University of
Idaho, superintendent of public In
struction for Idaho; Superintendent
Pratt, Spokane schools, and Dean I.
Miller, college of business administra
tion, University of Washington, for
Moscow, May 15. Recognition of
the Far Eastern democratic republic
of Siberia has been decided upon by
ne Rlrasia soviet government. Dip-
lomat(e r(ations between the soviet
government and the far eastern re
public will be opened Immediately.
Negotiations between the far east
ern republic and Japan will continue
It is expected that negotiations
with Japan will hinge around the
s tutus of the East Maochurian rail-
on,WBV, The Russian soviet government
will probably insist that it retain
4 Interest In this road.