CIRCULATION Average for May 6996. Member Audit Bureau of Circulation. Member Associated Press Full leased wire service. THE WEATHER OREGON: Tonight and Friday lair. Moderate westerly winds. Local: No rainfall; northerly winds; clear; max. 87, min. 47; river .7 feet and f alling. FORTY-FOURTH YEAR NO. 154. SALEM, OREGON, THURSDAY, JUNE 29, 1922. PRICE TWO CENTS ON TRAINS AND NRVV9 STANDS FIVE) CKNTS in in 11 J 1 , COMMITTEE TO DECIDE ON REWARCL SPLIT Disinterested Salem Peo ple Asked to Determine Distriution of Money For Pervert. A committee of disinterested persons, including' John McNary, president of the Salem Potary club; Roy Shields, president of the Salem Kiwania club;v J. C. Ferry, president of the Salem Commercial club; Mrs. LaMoine Clark, president of the Salem Woman's club, and C. W. Brandt, president of the Central Trades and Labor Council of Salem, will be asked to determine the dispo sition to be made of the reward money offered for "information leading to the arrest and convic tion" of C. A. Sloat, moral per vert who attacked two little Sa lem girls on the morning of March 5. ' This is .tbe decision reached this morning by representatives of the persons and organizations who posted the reward at a meet ing of the Commercial club. Claimants Must Agree The decision is conditioned up on the agreement of those claim ing the reward to agree to abide by the decision of such a disin terested committee. Should any of the claimants for the reward money refuse to agree to abide by the decision of the committee the reward money, totaling $1000, will be pooled and necessary steps taken to have the conflicting claims determined' in the circuit court. Seven claims for the reward money were before the meeting this morning, but they were giv en no consideration when it was decided that the determination should be left to a committee of disinterested individuals. Klan Not Represented The Ku Klux Klan which an nounced the offer of a reward of $200 for the capture of the per vert did not have a representative at the meeting, although invited to do so through the press, nor has any trace of the klan money been seen. Those presenting claims for the reward money are: Chief of Police John Catlin, of Albany; William McGilchrist, Sa lem bond broker; C. C. Ferguson, city marshal of Newberg; P. J. Kuntz of Salem, attorney for sinnt- P Til T .nnse of Salem; Al bert Rogers of Albany, father of the Albany girl who caused Sloat's arrest in that city; Ed Smith of Albany, deputized by Chief Catlin to assist in the search for Sloat following the attack upon the Rogers girl. Committee Uninstructed. The claims of these persons were all made in writing with suDDortlng arguments, and will be submitted to the committee which is to determine the dlstri button of the reward. The exact time of the committee meeting has not been determined. Determination of the. disposal of the $1000 is left entirely in lilt handa of the committee, without any instruction, by the action tak en this morning. The subscribers to the reward fund represented at this morning's meeting, together with the amounts of their subscriptions follow: Homer Smith $100, Louis Lach mund $100, unnamed contributor $100. Salem street railway em Ployes $100, The Capital Journal $100, and the city of Salem $500 Those present at the meeting today vpm Hnmer Smith; Wil liamson, for the street car em Cloves: Mayor Halvorsen, for the city: a renresentative of The Cap ital Journal for Itself, Louis Lachmund and the unnamed con tributor and John Carson, district attorney. Chicago, June 29. (By Asso ciated Press.) Walter Johnson, "smoke ball" king of the Wash ington Senators, registered his third iirht Khoutout game of the season and the 97th of his 16 years service in ini major r terday when he blanked the Yan kees, 1 to 8 in a thrilling doe! with his youthful rival, Waite Hoyt. Johnson whiffed nine of the New York. team. McCumber Says Defeat Seems Apparent Now Washington, June 29 (By As sociated Press) Senator McCum ber, republican. North Dakota, said late today that on the lace of early returns from the North Dakota primary he appeared to be defeated. Fargo, N. D., June 29. 615 precincts give: McCumber 36,730, Frazier 29,156. 647 precincts give Nestos 47,233, Baker 25,135. AT- I! T ( I Next Saturday anernoon, July 1, all former citizens of Salem now j residing in Portland and vicinity together with all the present in habitants of the Cherry City who attend the annual Salem picnic at Laurelhurst park will be served their brew hot from one of the most scientifically constructed stills in captivity. -The still, which has had its yormiform appendix removed but which is in otherwise good wprking order, has been laned to the Salem Picnic asso ciation by the federal prohibition enforcement officer, and in it will be brewed not moonshine but a supply of "Java" ample to quench the cravings of all comers. There has been prepared a spe cial program to commence at 4:30 o'clock. It will consist of a talk by Miss Ella Chamberlain, presi dent of the State Pioner's associa Hon and a former resident of Sa lami a reading by Miss Martha Ferguson; and an address by Rev, W. C. Elliott. Frank Hodgkin ol Vancouver, Wash., will give a re view of one of the first of the Sa lem nicnics held 50 years ago, s copy of the official program be ns a feature of his taiK. uoione. Robert A. Miller will recite one ol Sam L. Simpson's poems. Chester G. Murphy and Dort E. Haney will make five-minute talks ana Mrs. Bertha Kay Fisher will reau an anonymous communication giving some of the Inside history oi many former residents of the capital city. Other features, not yet as sured, are being prepared. The picnic will commence at 4 o'clock, the program will be from 4:30 to 5:30; supper from 5:30 to 6, after which the annual business meet ing and election of officers will be held. All former and present residents of Salem are Invited to attend and bring their basket lunches with them. The entertain ment committee plans to furnish oof fee for 300 or more. disastrousrreT raging,. lake chelan TOonarrhee. Wash., June 29. A .oarrnua forest fire is raging be tween Little Big crook and Twen ty-five Mile creek, soutn oi nh.kn- covering an area of 2000 acres. ' Men hare been drafted f,, rhelan and Manson and it may be necessary to draw on We- for some assistance, fresh crew is being held in read . Twontv-five Mile creek mesa u l x -- - .i.m. fihtpra on the job are male lng a desperate effort to hold the the ridge in cneca. men who returned last evening to ..i wr In an exbausieu con tnid thrilling tales of amuu narrow escapes. SALEM MAmATHER DIES Heart failure was responsible for the death early Sunday morn Z of William R. Smith, 61 years old. prominent Roseburg man and father of lalo R- Smith. Salem me;-ram R- Smith who had lived the greater part of his life Roseburg. was . Plonee,rt 'n southern Oregon. After attend ine funeral serrices for his lamer, L b Smith returned to Salem yes terday afternoon. Improve Scio Eoad. W Or June 29 The favor Ite'bkd road" leading into Scio ein1 graded and rcked : week by the county court. l r0ad known as the cemetery bill old! wa. impassable during h rainy season of the Snts two miles east of Scio r ,early six miles out of their J to come to town. LAURF BOARD ORDERS PROBE OF Union Heads ' and Rail road Executives Cited To Appear at Hearing Friday Afternoon. Chicago, June 29. (By Asso ciated Press.) The United States railway labor board lay cited the national officials of the six shop crafts unions, the railway executives now meeting here and the officers of four other railroad unions to appear before the board tomorrow afternoon in an Inquiry into threatened interruption of railway traffic." In addition to the shopmen whose Btrlke order already has been issued, the four other unions cited, now taking a strike vote are the clerks, maintenance of way stationary firemen and oilers and signal men. B. M. Jewell, leader of the shop men. today served formal notice on the railroad labor board that strike call had been issued "on all railroad and Pullman operating department local lodges of the six shop crafts." 10 RUN TRAFFIC- A police officer who will direct traffic at the corner of State and Commercial streets during the busier parts of the day will be ar ranged for immediately, it was de cided last night at a meeting of the police committee of the city council. Chief of Police Momtt wna instructed to carry out the nlan. It is nossible, members of the committee said today, that in the f,,m u eemaDhore may be in stalled at the corner of State and Commercial to assist in handling thfl traffic No definite plans have been made for the purchase of the "Stop-Go" instrument. It is planned to have tne trai fic officer on duty only during the rush hours probably between the knurl nf 11 a. m. and 1 p. m. ana between 4:30 p. m. and! 6:30 P "The police committee believes that Salem is of sufficient size to warrant the services or a iraiwc man," Ralph Thompson, chairman of the committee, explained toaay we helieve that a number of ac cidents may be avoided by taking this precaution. Election last night of delegates and alternates of Capital Post No. 9 of the American Legion for the State convention at The Dalles next month, was found this morn ing to have been irregular by Commander Joe Minton of the post, because the constitu Ion pro .h.t thev shall be elected at the last regular meeting before the date of the convening, be held on Wednesday July 5 in stead of on July 4. in a statement issued this morn ing Commander Minton said: "The election of delegates and alternates last night was irregu T . ..... , the fact that it should have been held at regular meet in. The regular meeting will be neld July 5.. Tuesday being io. Fourth. At this meeting the ae fion of the Legion of last nigh v. ,r,firmed. or nomination : - j.t.t. reoDened, and the tor - regular election beld The meeting last night wag can ed primarily to discuss the al.en land law to be put on the ballot. V. can"7hn forsee that hate ful day when, it we waik at all. -lf have to hay lights and .toe trtc horn, and us. arm signals. mm SALEM MAY GET SEMAPHORE LEGION ELECTION 1 HELDIRREGULAR Youth Admits He Drove Auto For Assassins Frankforth on Oder, Germany, June 29. (By Associated Press.) Ernst Werner Teichow of Ber lin, a student, 21 years old, who the police declare was the driver of the murder car In the assassi nation of Foreign Minister Rathe nau last Saturday was arrested In the vicinity of this city today. I STAGE ALL SET Tonight is the opening program of the 1922 Ellison-White Chau tauqua, beginning at 8 o'clock. The tent is located on the Willam ette university athletic field, same location as last year. Each afternoon the program will begin at 2:30 o'clock, and In the evening at 8 o'clock. After 6 o'clock this evening, reserved seats will be sold only at the tent. The committee In charge ha the privilege of selling season adult tickets thlB evening for $2.50. This season tickets is good for the 13 programs, average about 19 cents a program. Paul Fleming and his magicians arrived this morning by auto from Dallas and the stage is now all set, ready for the opening program to night. Mr. Fleming is not the ordinary magician. He is a college grad uate, member of the Phi Beta Kappa and the Delta Sigma Rho societies, and takes his work seri ously. For the first time in magic, a Salem audience will be presented with the East Indian wonder of the rapidly growing mans?A tree, only in this instance Mr. Fleming plants an orange seed, which crows within a tew minutes iu maturity, with real oranges on the tree. Mr. Fleming also gives a dem onstration or spiritualism ana mind reading, and tells what he has found out about these In his investigations. He reproduces some of the best of these manl testations this evening. The. ushers who will have chance of seating those with re served seats this season will all be university students and are Virgil Anderson, Avery Hicks, Miss Mar rha Mallory and Miss Paloma Prouty. Dr. H. C. Epley, chairman of the Chautauqua committee will open the program this evening, telling of the past 10 chautauquas held in Salem, and Introducing the director. Last evening the chautauqua opened In Dallas with every seat in the big tent taken and many standing in the rear. Mr. Flem ing and his magicians were given a most hearty reception. Friday evening, the second night of the chautauqua, is of spe cial Interest to lovers of music. During the afternoon, the btearns Hellekson trio of musicians will present the program, to be follow ed by Hiss Edna Eugenia Lowe in lecture demonstration on "Pit falls on the Read to Health." Fri day evening, Ellison-White pre sent Miss Frances Ingram, Metro politan contralto. DEIfSEY AGREES TO FIGHT WILLS New York, June 29. (By Asso ciated Press.) Jack Dempsey to day formally accepted the chal lenge of Harry Wills, negro, for a bout for th. world's heavyweight championship and requested that a conference be held to set the date. GUARDSKENJACK TONIGHT Company F, Oregon national guard, will return from summer encampment at Camp Lewis. Washington, tonight on a special train leaving Portland at 6:3C this evening, it was announced ;bis morning. ' The train also carries cltlzcn ,oldler from Dallas, Independ enc, Silverton, Woodburn an other points In th. valley as fa south as Cottage Crove. CHAUTAUQUA TO RIFLES RULE DUBLIN; ALL BUSINESS OFF Street Fighting Between Regulars and Free State Forces Grows Intense; Nineteen Dead. London,. June 29. (By Asso ciated Press.) Fighting In the streets of Dublin is Increasing in intensity,: says a Central News dis patch from the Irish capital at 6 o'clock this afternoon. Irregulars on the outskirts of the besieged Four Courts district are receiving k-elnforeements, the message says. Three civilians were' killed In today's fighting, bringing the to tal number of dead to 19. Bus! ness houses, as well as banks, are closing, the dispatch says and the newspapers have suspended pub llcation. Irregulars occupied tne offices of the Evening Herald for a time during the fighting today Insurgents Sold Firm Dublin June 29. (By AbsocI ated Press.). Rory O Connor s band of Insurgent Irish republl can army men was sun noiaing out in its Four Courts stronghold at noon today against the con tinuing attempts of the free state troops to dislodge it. Firing waa In progress all the forenoon and there was an espe cially . heavy burst of fire at 11 o'clock. Suiping operations were almost Incessant, with the casual ties estimated this forenoon , at more than 50, hourly increasing. The Insurgents have extended their operations in other parts of the city. Shortly before noon an ambush of free state troops was reported from College Green and the irregulars were fortifying var ious outposts. A party of free state forces on :r.e watch for In surgent activities poured a volley into a public bouse in the vicln ity of yesterday's ambush. The recular army command is taklner tha most elaborate precau Hons to exclude from Dublin any body or any supplies intended to aid the lrregulai. Every road leading Into the city has been blocked and is under the guard of armed men. The Great Southern railroad has been cut at several points and it is reported that an Important bridge has been blown up. College Green, the center of the city, was almost deserted to day. PLANS COMPLETE FOR SCOUT CAMP F. H. Zinser and H. L. Cook, boy scout executives of the Salem and Albany councils respectively, motored to Cascadia last Tuesday and returned yesterday afternoon. While there they made a final in yestigatlon of the camping grounds where the boy scouts from the two cities will meet for a two weeks outing August 1 to August 16. While at Cascadia the leaders made arrangements with nearby farmers to furnish th. camp with fresh vegetables and all tbe milk that can be .used. In this way It will save the cost of transporta tion on garden truck and at the same time they will be assured cf strictly fresh articles. According to Mr. Zinser from the standpoint of a place offering the best facil ities for hikes and fishing the camp at Cascadia cannot be beat en any where on tbe coast. Mr Zinser and Mr. Cook were delayed at least half a day on their homeward trip when they found that a government forest had gone through a bridge rroAsme on. of the mountain .r.m R.fore they were able to cross they had to help pull th. truck out of water and then construct a temporary bridge which would allow them to pro ceed. Mr. Zinser withes it mad. clar thai the camn to be held at Cas la in no manner connected with the Y. M. C. A. camp Otis. Many people are confusing he two and when they learn that , bas returned from the camp usir, him how tbe boys are. Romance Goes Sour, He Wants Ring Back, Suit Is Brought Here A troth unkept, a love unre- quitted, an engagement ring unre- turned, a weddingless June. All this sans ring, sans- girl, sans wedding yet Alfred L. McCart ney, Portland mill woraer, voices but one request In a civil suit tiled in the Salem . Justice court this morning. ,. Alfred wants back th diamond which, he says, he gave Alta Mey ers, lato of Portland, now of Stay- ton, or else he wants the $165 which, It appears, had to be flash ed under the nose of a jeweler be fore the ring was wrapped up and congratulations had been offered. To this end the recovery of thai ring Alfred has engaged as his attorney, Don Miles of Salem, and has stripped for legal battle. In his suit he names as defend ants both Alta and her father, O. V. Meyers who, he alleges, may be in possession of the ring. Some time ago, Alfred sets forth, he and Alta met in Portland where he was then living. Of one another they became enamored at least Alfred thought quite a bit of Alta and, as evidence thereof, he and a jeweler got down to a business basis. This very June, he says, he and Alta were to try and live as cheap ly as one. But they didn't that Is, they didn't try. The marriage never was solemnized for Alta left Portland. Later he says he saw her an d she exDlained that as for marrying him why, the idea Thn ring? Why. of course. It wan merely a present. No answer haa as yet been men n the justice court, COREY TO OPPOSE PHONE H. H. Corey, public service com missioner, will oppose the auop tlon of the resolution presented by his colleague, T. M. Kerrigan, pro Dosinsr the withdrawal of the com mlsalcn'8 answer to the compiaini filed by 11. G. Duncan of Portland attacking the reasonableness oi the present rates of the J'aciiic Telephone & Telegraph company and permitting the case to go by default. Corey made his position plain in a statement In which he declared that "I cannot conscicnti ously participate in the resold tlon." That Corey's opposition, how ever, will De mine is ujs mont her. among those in touch with the attitude of the reorgan ized public service commission who expect Newton MoCoy, the third member of the commission, to support Kerrigan In bis move to overthrow the rates establish ed by tbe old commission and re vive the rales in effect prior to Mav 1. 1921. Mc Coy has refused to commit himself as to his stand th. Kerrigan resolution, de claring only that he "had tbe mat ter under serious consideration and would not be prepared to act for a few days. DIVIDEND CHECKS! DEFUNCT BANK READY Dividend checks for 6 per cent of the total deposits in tne aeiunci Rank of Jacksoncllle are now ue lng prepared by tbe state banking detiartmetit for distribution among tbo depositors or tne immune, according to F. C. Bramwell. state uperintendent of banks. This If iha first dividend to be declared since th. bank was closed In Au gust 1920, and Brarnweil state lhat'ne does not expect tbe total saved to the depositors out of the wrecked bank will exced 10 per cent. Checks In the first dividend will aggregate approximately $12,000 out of a total of $200,000 In deposits. illaheeIlIIImbers fiEET TCMOBROW KIGHT Old and new member of the 1111 h Country club will meet to morrow night in the Commercial club Friday evening at 8 p. rn. for the purpose of deciding upon ex penditures of all funds. It was an nounced this morning. Committees for different phases of th. club's work will be appoint ed. All members ar. urged to b present. RATE MOVE Hubbies Trade Wives Wives Trade Hubbies After Two Divorces Salter, Mo., June 29. Word has been received here that Mrs. James M. Foree, divorced, and James W, Cogswell were married recently in Huntsvllla, Mo., and that Mrs. James W. Cogswell, divorced, and James M. 1 Foree were married in San Francisco. All four reside here and are Intimate friends. Foree is the son of Judge J, H. Force of Marshall, Mo. OIL PROJECT TO BE INVESTIGATED For the purpose of determining whether or not the oil project at St. Paul Is being honestly con ducted and tha money of invest ors Is being used in sinking the well, the Marlon-Polk County Realtors' association will conduct an Investigation of tne oil com pany's affairs In the near future. This action was taken after a speech made by C. L. St. Clair, consulting geologist, at the real tors' luncheon this noon. While there is no guarantee that oil will be found, the realtors feel that investors ought to feel as sured that their money Is being spent in an honest endeavor to obtain oil, A. C. Bohrnstedt, pres ident of the association held, in asking the organization to take action. Mr. St. Clair said that two dis tinct oil seeps had been found, outcroplngs of oil sands, and ser ies of domes eight miles in lengtn which were fulr indications that oil might exist there. The committee appointed to In yestigate the project is composed of Georee Grabenhorst, Arthur Petersen. D. I). Socolofsky and James lleltzel. The association also volunteer ed to sell the Oaks addition lots for the city, taking five per cent as its commission of which 75 per cent will go to the realtor making the bale and 25 per cent to the association. HAY SIGHS WILL BE FOUGHT Portlund, Or.. June 29. Adver Using signs along the right of way of Oregon highways will be removed at once, anil sign on nrlvate property removed when ever nernilBBion can be gained according to a decision today by tbe slat, highway commission Herbert Nunn, state highway engineer, said th. signs are menace to safety, declaring that a motorist, while reading a sign of ten letters, will ordinarily drive 140 feet, in which time he may drive pff the road or l another machine. Vnnn explained he had been aroused by the activities of Boise business man who had been plastering telephone poles along tha Oreuon Trail wun stencu signs purporting to give the high way another name. DUBLIN BATTLE STILL RAGING Dublin, June 29. (By Associ ated Press.) The battle between the republicans and the provision al free state forces continued all night and firing was stlil proceed ing vigorously today. The bombing of the Four Courts continued at Irregular Intervale through the hours of darkness and morning came with the be sieged republicans still in occupa tion. Tb. list of casualties is not yei available, but it is estimated thai it least fifty have been killed oi ounded. MEN 0 QUIT WORK STROKE OF 1 0 Presidents of Six Crafts Issue Orders Calling For Walkout. SSUE CLEAN CUT General Chairmen Rush Back To Home Districts To Take Charge of Big Strike. Chicago, June 29. (By Asso clatefl Press) Strike orders sign ed by the six craft presidents of the railroad shop men's organisa tions were Bent out today to gen eral chairmen representing 400,- 1 000 men, authorizing a strike at 10 a. m., July 1, "on all railroads and Pulman shops In th. United States." Letters of instruction regard ing th. progress and conduct of th. Btrik. were being prepared at general headquarters her. today and were to be mailed out tonight. Issue Clean Cut. "The Issue Is clean cut with no strings attached," said B. M. Jew el, president of the railway de partment of the American Federa tion ot Labor. "It l up to th. railway executives at their meet ing today. They can stop this strike today or tomorrow but after Saturday at 10 o'clock it is an off." The committee of 90 generul chairmen were on the way to their homes today to take active change of the strike. A sub-commlttea remained at headquarters to di rect operations. Executives in Session. Members ot th. Association of Hallway Executives under tue chairmanship of T. Dewitt Cuyler were to meet here today In re sponse to a can Kuea s.y.rm weeks ago, but the program ot their conference was not an nounced. The text of the strike order fol lows: "In compliance with th. strlk. vote, all shop craft employes ne low the rank of general foremen are hereby granted sanction to suspend work at 10 a. m July 1, on all railroad and Pullman shop in the United States. Notify ail outside points. Wire number ra spondlng and number remaining at work." Sitmed by Six. The communication was eigne! by William H. Johnson, Interna tional Association of Machinists; J. W. Kline, International Bro therhood of Blacksmiths, Drop Forgers and Helpers of America; J. A. Franklin, International Bro therhood ot Boilermakers, Iron Shipbuilders and Helpers ot Amer ica; J. J. Hynes, Amalgamtcl Sheet Metal Workers' Internation al Alliance; James F. Noonan, In ternational Brotherhood of Elec trical Workers; Martin F. Ryan. Brotherhood ot Railway Carmen of America. It was a coincidence that the (Continued on Pag. Nlna.l 50 ATTEND RECEPTION GIVEN JLODSE OFFICIAL More than SO persons attended the reception given by tbe Salem Council 2G22 of the Security Hone, fit association held at th. For resters' hall In honor of L. M. Thomas, slat, manager, and J. M. Davidson, district manager, and their wives, last night. Mr. Davidson, It whs announced, will remain here In tie slty for the purpose of building up ine local council to BOO members. As soon as th. council has a class of 25 a degree team will be present to Install it. The entertainment part ol tne program was devoted to musical numbers and a speech .by Mr. Thomas, who announced that tha Ancher decree team of Portland will be through her. shortly ad vertising th. 1935 exposition. A. A. Inglebart acted as master of ceremonies last nigbt.