,'Ifs The Climate We're: TelUna The World V ' Come and Enjoy It' www psg .ftPftu Liifser ftt. v v u " 1 1 ' i m Ai NSIU1N MAN WHO KILLED ALLEGED BE TRAYER OF HIS DUGHH.lt DEHLAIIEH XOT INSANE WAR HERO !SN0W BROKEN MAI llollevw. Order Handing lllin lu Hiv km Wm to 1'revrnt r'rli Ou. ' bmik of Trouble (Mursh field Record) With drawn. haggard face and haunted eye. George U. Chenowelh, stalo representative from Curry county and slayer of hl daughter' alleged betrayer, George Sydnam of l,anglol, was tliU morning taken to the stato lnane asylum, at Halm, aoi-ouipnnlod by a ward, but In v ry way allowed hi freedom In spite of the verdict of insanity, passed by the Jury. I than a year ago, Mr. Cheno welh paased th rough this city. brok n from wound received In France and more than a year' suffering In various hotllal of Europe, but Jubilant over the prospect of-again being reunited with his family whom bo had not awn for nearly two year alnco hi enlistment lit the Cana dian army- Jib had left thorn a hap py llttl group, a wife ami four chil dren every one of whom ho fell proud to cull hla own. lie returned to find, hi eldest daughter, a girl J.I ' year of aKe. the d lax raced mother of a year-old child. She told htm 111-year-old George Sydnam waa the Infant's father. For the first lime. Mr. Chenowelh tola- (rave hla aide of the story of the tragedy wlilrh followed. HI wife, eald Mr. Chcnoweth, upon learning of her daughter's -betrayal, aitked young Sydnam to marry her. She would ay all the expense of the marriage ahe told him and would continue to support her daughter. All aho wanted wa to give a name to the expected child. Thl the youth refused to do, and arrogantly said he could not he forced Into the marriage, not being of ae. To the mother he applied an unapeakalilo oplthet, and reiterated hla refusal to eoDHlder a marrae. Later, the mo ther again made her request to again ho refused. Upon hi return to hla homo, said Mr. Chcnoweth today, he did not oe Mr. Sydnam, who Immediately upon hearing of the presence In the community of the girl' father, loft for California. He remained there, until iMr. Chenowelh w'ent to the winter aoaelon of the state legisla ture, and then returned to I-ang-IoIh. He told several persons, al leges Mr. Chonoweth. that should the father of the girl Insist upon marriage he "would blow his head off." 'I'm quicker on the trigger than he I and he hnd better not talk to me," Is the alleged remark of the youth, .Mr. Ohenoweth eat , through the legislative session, and according to the testimony of witnesses at the trial of Inst week, seemed to be the victim of great mental disturbance and distress. He returned, and shortly after .on the evening of the 2tTi of March, he went to a dance lull at Langlols where he knew George Sydnam would be. Without parley lie walked up to the youth, drew a gun, and bofore any action could be taken to restrain htm, shot tho boy twice. He calmly walked from the dance hall and later, re marked to a group of bystanders, "I Tiope I killed him." Mr. Ohenoweth this morning talk ed ifreoly of the tragedy to the Re oord, 1 believe the order of the court, Bonding me to the asylum was" one of expediency," he said. "The Judge feared, an aYmptlon of feeling should I ibe 'allowed to return tov my fam ily and thought that to send me to the asylum would allay any ant- (Continued on Page 8)1 RACIAL SITUATION MOST DANGEROUS Churches of OirlMt of Ami-rlru Out Hue Progrttin for I'nKwilun of NxgroeM AgniiiHt .Mirfw iNew York, 8epf. 26. uWurtlug that ".we mut face frankly the fact that a most dangerous Inter-raclal situation now threaten our coun try," tha federal council of the Churches of Christ In America; made public hero a "constructive pro gram" for protecting negroes against mob Tlotence, bettering their condi tion, and removing the cause of ra cial troubles. The plan waa formulated by the council acting In, conjunction with a committee representing white and negro citizens .from all 'parts of the United States. At meeting of the committee held here recently a dis cussion of the racial situation took place and it was decided to Issue "a call to the cltlxens of the United States to art In conformity, with the high Meals of democracy and Christ ianity In the present condition of strained relation between the races, "s rne first paragraph of the pro gram urges, protection against mob violence. It .follow. "The government, local, state and national, should Impartially guaran tee to all classea security of life and property. Mob violence I becoming a crowd habit. When life and pro perty re ruthlessly taken, when men and women are lynched with no pro tection from officers or courts, law and order are trampled tinder foot. We call upon the pulpit. Hie press and all good people to create a pub lic sentiment that will support neces sary lofflsiatkm for tm nforee-ment of existing laws, that life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness may be equally secured to all elasse." "'The negro should have economic Justice, equal opportunity to get and hold work on the same terms a oth er men, with equal pav for equal work and with fair working and llr. Ing conditions." the program con tinues. "The entrance of large num ber of negroes Into the various In dustries emphasise the necessity of an immediate amicable adjustment or relations with white employers and fellow-workers." ' Referring to crimes that provoke mob violence It la said: "We call upon men and women everywhere to protect the sanctity of home and womanhood. We record with satisfaction the growing enlist ment' of negro leaders in a program of education and Chrlstlanlxatlon such as tends to prevent crimes that provoke mob violence. Tho home of the negro should receive the same measure of respect and protection as that of other lAmerlcans, and the sanctity of his "home relations should be safeguarded In every possible way. Swift and Impartial action of the law should strike tha violators of the sanctity of any home, whlta or black." E TO PLAY WORLD SERIES Cincinnati, Ohio, Sept.' 26. Base ball enthusiasts from all parts of tho country 'Will come to Cincinnati to see the Cincinnati Nationals and tlie Chicago White Sox clash In the world series games, ,1f letters re questing seat reservations and hotel accommodations can be relied upon. Presldont "Garry" Herrmann of tho Cincinnati (Nationals was 'besieg ed weeks In advance of the closing of the National league season for tickets for the flames by Cincinnati followers of the 'iReds" and by fans from every section of the country, who desired to witness the games to be played In this city. Hotels also reported that hundreds of requests for rooms toad been received. To ijlve every attention and conven iences to visitors during the -world series games, the'ClnAnnatl Cham ber of Commerce planned to cooper ate with the Cincinnati club management. 0RAfrra y8' BrHI OOCKTT, OREGON. FRIDAV. ttKJTfSMBEH 2, 1019. Huge Crowds of Strikers Plan to Use Force-Troops and Portland and Whole Columbus, Ohio, Sept. 2(1. Gover nor Cornwall, of West Virginia, to day telegraphed Governor Cox of Ohio, that he understood that 5,000 Ohio strikers were planning to mros Into West Virginia to fore workers to quit their jobs. ' ' Governor Cornwall declared (bat such an Invasion would be regarded as "an attack upon the sovereignty of Went Virginia." Governor Cox in structed the sheriff to try and pre vent any conflict. Slubonvllle. Ohio. Sept. 26- Iocal steel workers will hold a mas meet ing tonight, at which workmen from the Weir ton 8teel Company mills, at Welrton, West Virginia, near here, have been InvHed to attend. If they ftfll to attend, the local strikers will parade to Weirton the first of the week to hold a meeting. Washington, Se. 26. Samuel Uompers, president of the American Federation of Labor, told tha steel strike investigating committee to day that the right of employes to have some voice In determining the condition under which they work Is a paramount issue of the strike.' Af ter he bad testified for three hours, the committer abandoned their plaits to examine tomorrow William Z. foster, secretary of the steel work ers' committee, who had been at tacked in the house as a radk-al arid an I. W. W. Mr. Goniera declared that fos ter was formerly a' radical, but was now changed. T THE Washington, Sept. 26. Secret ar J Daniels was asked, in a resolution by Senator Knox, Pennsylvania re publican, adopted, today, about the report whether American marines wore landed at Trau, Dalmatia, to compel Its evacuation by the Italian forces, a press dispatches 'have staled. Secretary Daniels said he had no information regarding the landing, and doubted It. Paris. Sept. 26 The crisis 'through wlilcli Italy Is passing Is imputed to the general powers by Oiuseppe ( Peppino) Garrlbaldt in an interview pulrilMhed In the Petit Parlslen this morning. He reproaches them for not hating given Italy all that was promised In the treaty of London, and declares It to be the Intention of of the Italian people to keep Flume, "even at the price of anottier war." "It depends on France and Eng land," he nays, "'whose populations are with Italy In the Fiumo affair. Whatever should be President Wil son's answer to Italy's .proposals, we wltl say to him 'that this dispute Is between Europeans and must be set tled by Europeans. We know th American, French and British peo ples are with us in this matter." noi NIKTHE-RIM" I'liAXK TURNED BACK IIY FIRE Missoula, Mont., Sept. 26. The army Martin bombing plane, making a "round-the-rtm" flight of the Unit ed States, was forced to return to Missoula today, after starting for Spokane. It encountered forest fire smoke. There was snow arid a hail storm aver D:.ou, Mon'ana, today. Mass Meetings and Prepare Workmen Exchange Shots. West Coast is Hit I'lttsburg, Pa., Sept. , 20. State : troops and steel workers exchanged shots in the woods between Clalrton an North Clalrton, It Is reported. tnrt no one was Injured. Three of the strikers were arrested. The path through the woods has been used by men taking shots at workers who were going to the plants. Portland, Ore., Sept. 26. Unless Director General Ackerson of the shipping board, rescind bis order delaying the wage Increase recently agreed to. until after the Industrial conference at Washington October 6. 10,000 steel shipyard workers here will strike on October 1, It Is pre dicted by labor leaders. I.ondon. Sept. 26 The conference between the railroad men and the government resulted In a failure to come to terms and a strike has been ordered, effective tonight. Wages are the cause of dispute. Chicago. III., Sept. 2. Steer strike conditions here are unchang ed. Union leaders -today denied re ports that the strikers were return ing io work in smaTJ groups. Washington, Sept. 26. Two hun dred thousand shipyard workers on the Paclflo coast are to strike, unless the shipping board's order is with drawn. In regard to an Increase In wages. 1 ' Marabh, Mesopotamia, Sept. 26. Five hundred lArmenian women em ployed by the American Red Cross have built 100 miles of stone. roads and reconstructed several steel bridges In thia section -within the last four months. The roads .were rebuilt In order to facilitate trans portation of Red Cross supplies. There were no male laborers to be employed so Caiptaln Edward Blck el, of Seattle, who had charge of the engineering work, engaged the wom en who were "glad to have employ ment of any kind. 150 AMERICAN 'FLIERS MET DEATH IN EUROPE Paris, Sept. 2T.-r-Of the 150 Am erican aviators ' whas met death In aerial combats there are only seven whose graves have not been located. The search 'for the burial places of the heroes of the air is being con- ducted by an army officer and a rep resentative of the' American Red Cross and thousands' of kilometers have ibeen covered In France ; and Germany. The 143 graves have been decorat ed according to the Tules In force In the A. E. F. and photographs have been sent to the relatives of the dead. The seven remaining graves are Ibelng sought with particular care.' . FIRES STIIiL RAGE IN SOUTH ' San Bernardino, Cal., Sept. 26. Five thousand fire fighters are being recruited in San Bernandlno today to fight fires In the Pine forests of tha Sail Bernardino mountains. . 'HARD IN GERMANY Xcw Scheme for Reserve Army; "Freibeit" Hays Times Will Come ' When Huns Will Need Force With the American "forces 1 Ger many. Sept. 26. An esnireiy new scheme for establishing a reserve army in Germany in anticipation of some future opportunity to establish German military oower fa seen by some German newspapers In a plan they have Just discovered and ex posed. While the scheme la confined to only ,one regiment and -so probably haa no sanction from the war min istry it Is an Indication, in the opin ion of American army officers who for eight months have been study ing demobilization of the German forces, of how hard 'Prussian mili tarism dies. The Ughtaehalg corps hi West phalia, now the 62nd nelchswebr (national army) regiment of the 31st ftelflhswehr brigade,, haa sent out circulars to all men who have served in this volunteer unit since the armistice, urging them to sign a pledge to ans-wer to a. call to the colore in the event of general disor der or a new revolution. The Frel heit. the independent socialist organ In "Berlin, suggests that the men re sponsible for the scheme really have in mind something more than sup pression of disorders, the paper then quoting from the circular as follows: '"Soon the time nvlll come when the Fatherland will have need of every resolute end proven arm." STATE FAIR RECORD RREAKF.R - SalemrOreT. " SiC 26. AtSn'd ance at the state fair has broken all records by more than 5,000, it was announced today. Paid admissions were between '35,000 and 38.000 it was stated, and yesterday's ance, when Portland and the Elk celebrated a joint day at the fair, was expected to surpass yesterday's. Washington; Sept. 26. "When 'President Wilson ended his work, at Paris, the United States had not a friend in Europe, Asia or Africa, and our brilliant service in the war was almost forgotten in the storm of protests which followed him home," Senator Cummins, Iowa: republican, declared today, in. attacking the league covenant. The senator said the .people are gradually understand ing that there ate some provisions In the covenant which must Inevit ably provoke, war. COPE WILL ATTEMPT TO REACH SOUTH P01E . London, Sept. 26. John U Cope, leader of the expedition to the South Pole to start next June, says his air plane flight to the Pole will be about 750 miles. . The base from w-hldi the airplane 'will start Is about that distance from the (Pole. The airplane will be heavily loaded. "We shall be compelled toUake a sledge with us and extra provisions to enable us to return In case the airplane brfeatas dowa," sjald Mr. Cope. '"Because of this additional weight It will the necessary to cut down our fuel to the minimum for taking off will be very difficult and it will ibe Impossible to lift the ma chine for crossing the mountain ranges. ""MVe .propose to set off with . as much petrol as we can and then, half way on the outward Journey Just before we get to a range of moun tains that we .have to cross, to dump half of It and to pick U up on the way back," . WHOLE NUMBER 270. PRES. Will) HAS CANCELED SPEAlGtP ADMIRAL GRAirgON SATS IT IS NOTHING HEKlOt'8, BUT ONLY NERVOUS BREAKDOWN Tl Says "World Be Plunged Into War. to Which lmst One Was Child Play If Treaty Defeated" 't- Wichita, Kan., Sept. 26. Presi dent Wilson has cancelled tha re mainder of his tour, under orders of Admiral Grayson, his personal phy sician, who declared today that there; was nothing critical about the pres ident's condition, but a nervous re action affecting his digestive organs made the suspension of the trip Im perative. , The president was iH most of the night 'but wanted to continae the program, out Dr. Grayson would not permit it, and today's program waa cancelled. The president la even un able to greet the crowds at the sta tions. The special train will reach Wash ington Sunday morning, going vio Although outwardly the president appeared to be standing the trfp well A - 'T fecm known-today "thai i haa suffered from a headache for sev eral days. Confinement on the train and riding through crowds in auto mobiles at parades tired both the attend-llre8'dent nd Mn" Wll8n- Tho hM lately shown evidences of 'being an xious to have the strain end. Dr. Grayson believes the president's in digestion will pass quickly if he re mains quietly in bed. On Board President Wilson's Spe cial, Thursday, Sept. 25. In . his most solemn and impressive-manner. President WHson late yesterday warned the reservation 1st senators in Washington and their supporters everywhere, that the adoption of ar ticle 10 reservation meant that he, as the executive of the United States would have to regard it as a rejec tion of the entire treaty and that it means the negotiation of a separate peace with Germany. "The Issue is final." he said. "We cannot avoid it. We must make it now. Once made there is no turn ing foack." ( He had no harsh words for the senators who had drawn the reser vation to article 10. He held it In his hand as he spoke and said that he understood that some men are for it who do not realize what it means. Carried to its concluslsn, the pres ident's argument is that the whole world will be plunged Into a most terrible war, compared to which the last war was "child's play." If thto proposed reservation is voted on favorably. He predicted such a -war. He told of the new explosives and new engines of destruction, flying shells, going 10 0 miles. "I am going to keep up the fight." said the president. "Forward with my, fight on the enemy.1 We are coming now to the grapple. We are going to have a show down on a very definite Issue." SHRINERS' DAY AT ' THE LEWISTON FAIR Lewtston, Idaho, Sept. 26. There is no excuse for anyone in Lewlston being hungry or thirsty today. This Is Shrlners' day at the county fair and local nobles started In this morning .with a supply of 300 gal- Ions of free cider, 1000 dozen dough nuts and 500 pies, expecting to give away all of these drinks and eats before nightT and get more if ne cessary. The Sbxlnera furnished many forms of novel entertainment for fair visitors here during the day. They will give a formal ball thia evening.