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SALEM, OREGON, MONDAY, MAY 8, 1911.
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EVEN THE GOVERNOR
HAS NO RIGHT
THE STATE CAPITOL
DONIWAY IN THE SAME BOAT
AS THE SECRETARY OF STATE
AIID ALL THE OTHER 010 ONES
Attorney-General Crawford Ho Ids 'That No Provision Is Made
By Law for the Governor, Secretary of State, State Treas
urer or Supreme Court Having Offices in the Capitol
Secretary of State Could Fire Any of Them and Would Have
to Fire Even Himself if Room Was Needed by Those the
Law Requires to Keep Offices in the Building.
would begin to look now that Should
the secretary of state carry out his
ousting campaign against the state
printer that It will up to him to car
ry It out against the others, Includ
What the Lnw Snys.
After an investigation of the sub
ject which has extended over sev
eral days the attorney general finds
that in the acts creating all the offi
ces and boards now occupying quar
ters In the state house that it is pro
vided that they shall have quarters
in the state house and that settles it
so far as they are concerned. In the
acts creating the offices of governor
secretary of state, state treasurer and
members of the supreme court and
the state printer, however there Is
Watered the Elepliants.
Topeka, Kan., May 8. Fifty
small boys, who packed water
to the elephants at a circus
showing here are undergoing
the soap and scrubbing brush.
Each of the boys on his right
forearm bears the inscription
worked." K waa stamped
there in Indelible Ink , by the
circus manager, In lieu of paste-
board admission tickets. Des-
pite the scrubbing It will remain
until the wearers grow a new
crop of hide.
When Secretary of State Olcott, no such provision, nor any law pro
with the view of ousting State Print-1 vldlng that they shall maintain of
er Duniway from the capltol build-'fices ,n the state caPlto1 building and
, . . , . tl , i they are occupying them so to
Ing requested from Attorney General I . . A ..
I speak, by grace, and are subject, to
Crawford an opinion on the subject removai to make room for officers
he probably little dreamed that an j whom the law specifically says shall
examination of the law would dis- maintain offices at the state house,
close that, not only Is the state print- Secretary's Power Defined.
er occupying his present quarters A law was passed In 1909 making
without authority of law, but so Is the secretary of state custodian of
the governor, the state treasurer and the building, and giving him power to
members of the supreme court, and assign quarters to the officers.
last but not last, Scretary Olcott Those whom the law says must
himself, but that is just what has maintain offices In the building
happened and In light of the opinion would have a preference In the se-
rendered by the attorney general it lection of quarters over the others,
In the opinion of the attorney gen
eral; but the secretary Is not em
powered by reasoh of the law, he
says, to oust any one from the build
ing, even though they are occupying
it without authority of law, unless
in favor of some one that the law
says must have offices In the state
house and for whom It Is necessary
to make room.
The secretary, therefore, In light
of the opinion would have to show
that the removal of the state printer
is necessary to make room for some
one the law declares shall have of
fices at the state building, and in
falling to do this he is powerless to
act and the state legislature must
be looked to for a, removal of any of
the present occupants.
WILL TACKLE MAN WHO
WHIFFED HIS BROTHER
Will Indict Forty.
Columbus. O., May 8. That at
least 40 members of the Ohio
legislature' will be Indicted for
bribery and corruption In the
probe started here by Burns de-
tectlves was predicted here to-
day when the Investigation was
The prophecy Is made by O.
Moore, secretary of the Ohio
which Is financing the lovestl-
gation. Moore said that unlim-
Ited funds would be provided
for the detectives to keep up
their work, of bringing the
crooked legislators to justice.
UNITED FBESS LEASED WISE.
New York, May 8. Montana Jack
Sullivan will have a 10-round chance
here tonight to avenge the recent de
feat of his brother, Dan, at the hands
of Sailor Burke. The pair have been
matched to meet before the Olympic
TO HOLD OP
MEXICO ALIVE WITH REBELS
BATTLE DIET Oil PEEI1SULA
Think It's Diaz's Money,
New York, May 8. Gold
coin valued at $10,000,000 was
received here at the United
Stateg sub-treasury today
through the International bank-
ing firm of Lazard Freres. As
the wealth is all in newly-mint-
ed Mexican money, Wall street
believes It Is the fortune of
President Diaz, of Mexico, who
is arranging to save his gold it
he is forced to flee. The sub
treasury is requested to melt
the gold into bars and hold it
subject to order.
TIA JUANA EXPECTS BATTLE
AND SO DOES HEflMOSILLO
ALL ROADS HAVE BEEH M1HED
Federals Are Rushing All Available forces to Hermosillo,
Which, It is Expected, Will Be Attacked at Once The
' Roads Leading to It Are Alive With Bands of Rebels
Federals at Tia Juana Marched Out to Meet Reebels, Fired
Two Volleys and Retreated---It is Expected the Resistance
Will Be Weak.
WOODROW WILSON MAKKES THIS
REPLY WHEN ASKED IF HE
WAS A CANDIDATE FOR THE
PRESIDENCY. WHICH MEANS
ICNITED PHE8S LEASED" WIRE.)
Denver, Colo., May 8. That he
Is only "unconverted" to the priclple
of the recall of Judges was the ex
pression here today of Governor
Woodrow Wilson, of New 'Jersey,
when interviewed by the United
Press as to his stand on that mooted
"I would not Bay that I am abso
lutely against the recall of judges,"
Wilson said. "I would rather say
that I am unconverted to the prin
ciple. My feeling in the matter Is
this: The Judge's duty is the Inter
pretation of the law. If the law's ap.
plication Is against the wishes of the
people, that Is no reason why the
judge should be .recalled.
"There have been judges who over
stepped the bounds of their powers.
There have also been judges who, In
their desire- to gain re-election1, al
lowed that desire to color their de
cisions. But I think these cases were
"I believe that the American bench
Is a clean body. I fl that the Ju
diciary should be Btable; hence I am
not rwnnriieH to the recall of
Asked directly If he were a candi
date for president, Governor Wilson
"I cannot answer that' question di
rectly. H would be impudence In
ahyone to say he wished to become
president, and cooi cheek for him
to say he would refuse the nom
ination If it were offered. iio man
Is big enough to seek that job, and
no man is big enough to decline It.
If I should be nominated I could not
Governor Wilson added :
"The impression has been spread
about the country that I fought the
New Jersey legislature in order to
force reform laws. That is not true.
The legislature and I are on the moat
Enlarging oni the topic, Wilson
said that since his election the legis
lature of New Jersey, for the first
time in years, found itself without
a master, and for the first time Its
I members tasted the joys of freedom
Asked as to his opinion of the fall
ure of Colorado s legislature to elect
a United States senator and to pass
laws In fulfillment of campaign
pledges, he said:
"I am not familiar with the; events
which led up to these happenings. It
seems to be there Is little Colorado
can do, save to allow Its constitution
Both Favor Having Congress
Give Forfeited Lands of
Railroad Company to the
State Irreducible School
LAFFERTY IS AGAINST IT
FOUR HIGHWAYMEN ATTEMPT
TO HOLD IP THE EAST S1DF
RAXK AT PORTLAND TODAY
ONE CAPTURED AFTER HOT
UNITED FBESS LEASED WISE.
Portland, Or., May S. After a re-
oler battle between, officers of the
East Side bank and two highwaymen,
who attempted to hold tip the bauk
this afternoon, on9 of the men, who
says he Is August Eckart, proprietor
of a machine shop on Glisani street,
was captured after a chase of a quar
ter of a mile. Eckart's companion
The men entered the bank a few
minutes before 2 6'clocjc and ordered
the cashier to put up his hands.
President Newhall, who was In the
rear of the bank, rushed forward and
opened fire with a revolver. The
robbers thereupon fired two shots,
one at Newhall, the other at Fred
Ault, the bookkeeper, who had
drawn his weapon also.
Frightened by the display of re
sistance, the men rushed out the
front door without attempting to
touch any of the gold pile 1 on the
The bank officials and employes,
armed with books, revolvers and
chairs, piled out after them, and soon
had Eckhart surrounded. He surren-
Latter Wants lb Thrown Open to
Settlement, Overlooking the Fact
That Giving It to the State Would
' Open "It," lint ifhai the Money," In
stead of Going to the Genetiil Gov.
ernnient, Would Go to the State's
the whole state, and the whole state
should now benefit from them, and
the plan whereby such a result can
be obtained is the making of the
land3 a part of the Irreducible school
fund, and1 making every one exempt
from a school tax.
In compliance with Senator
Bourne's request, he will submit to
him a line of argument In favor of
such a lnw.
I SAME OLD CRY RAISED BY PRO-
, , J TECTEI) INTERESTS, AND THE
That both senators Bourne and pApKR MAKKERS PLEA1) ,T
Chamberlain are favorabley im- worlj RViy OUIl BUS,neSS
pressed wun me pian or siaie super
intendent of Public Instruction Al-
uermau u, nave 8. pa wa8nlngtwli May 8.Tfce house
granting to the . state for the benefit today tho actual work of oon.
of the irreducible schlol funds the the m m cbalrman
m.ma .u, um. Underwood, of the ways and means
UNITED PRESS LEASED Willi 1
San Diego, Cal., May 8. The in
surrecto force which has been at
Tecate reached Tia Juana about
10:30 o'clock this morning, accord
ing to reports received here by tele
phone. No shots had been fired when
the report was sent in, but Tia Juana
expected a battle.
The rebels approached Tia Juana
from the southwest. They could be
clearly ewen from the American side,
riding down through a cloud of dust,
but it was Impossible to make even
an approximate guess at their num
ber. All were mounted.
It was thought that the Tia Juana
garriBon would make only a slight
The federal troops, hearing that
the rebels were coming, marched out
to meet them at Tia Juana Hot
Springs. The federals fired two vol
leys and then retreated In great haste
to the town. v- - '.
the United States because of the fail
ure If the Southern Pacific Railroad
committee, who fathered the meas
nro nrlnv reiitA It for Amend ment. He
Company to comply with a grant con- gdd hfl hoped M a flna, yote m tne
veylng them to It, and that Congress- b)U befQre nlght
man Laiieriy is oppeu 10 n, una1 re
lieves that the land should go to Bet
tiers was disclosed In letters received
from the three today by the super
intendent. Senator Bourne suggests that the
plan of presenting the subject to con-
gress Is now a little premature, as tfce ru,n of h(j bug,neM vaM
tne company win no aouut appeal
the case, but believes that data favor
able to the passage of such a law
Would Ruin His RusIiipkh.
WoHhltiffton. Mav 8. Testifvlne
at a reciprocity hearing before the ! been cut 0,1 b tne rcbe,s- ant
San Diego, Cal., May 8. The fol
lowing letter, dated April 28, and re
ceived here today from Mnzatlnn by
Hazel Angeir, gives a picture of war
"For four days we have been cut
off from the world and had no mail
or telegraph news. Fortunately, we
have the ocean, and can got news
when the boats come In.
"We hope to have telegraph com.
munlcatlon soon, but It will be sev
eral days before any trains reach us.
Bridges have been burned and blown
up, and therm Is no assurance that
they will not be wrecked again as
soon as they are repaired.
'For days we have been expecting
an attack. The city water supply has
and that it was the intention to be
gin the attack Immediately after their
arrival. It was officially admitted to
day that all roads leading into No
gales, from the Sonora side, have
Anticipating trouble similar to
that which followed the attack upon
Agua Prleta, a desperate struggle,
U. S. soldiers patrolling this section
of the international boundary line
have been mobilized at Nogales,
awaiting 'the rebel attack that has
been threatened during the lost week.
OFFICERS BEAU SIGNS
OF HARD USAGE
UNITED FBBH8 LEASED WIRE.
' Oklahoma City, Okla.. May 8.
Four men, one of them Chief of Police
Hubatka, are badly Injured and sev
eral others bear marks of encounter
as the result of the industrial strug
gle between- the Oklahoma Railway
company and Its employes. Several
small riots occurred yesterday and
last night but the situation Is be
lieved to have been relieved by the
appointment of two score special
FORT WORTH WOMEN
JOIN THE SCABS
senate finance committee here today,
Judge Sullivan, a Philadelphia book
nanw manufacturer, aeciarea mat
follow the lowering of the Canadian
"Xt thlu hill naastoa" Bold Rnlllvnn.
should be gathered, and suggests we 8,mpy w have qu,t ,n tne
certain lines or argument w oa pre
pared by the smperlntendent.
Senator Chamberlain makes the
same suggestion with regard to pre
senting tlie Bubject to congress now,
and further says that should he be
so "unfortunate" as to be in public
ofDce when the time for the presen
ce mnphlnorv to eet to work, arid
then to go to it again as quickly as dered, but his companion succeeded
mwRlhlP." , in eluding capture.
. This makes the fourth attempt to
POLE HOLE CLAIMS ' rob the bank in the last six months,
ITS THIRD VICTIM Three other attempts were made to
enter by night, but were not success-
UNITED TRESS LB43BP WII1B.1 ful.
Tab Angeles Cftl., May 8. The
hoodoo pole hole of engine company WAS LEFT FORTUNE
employes. If the bill passes it will
place upon our product, as compared
with the Canadian product, a handi
cap of $7 a ton."
Sullivan declared that many for
tcrn nrrlrlea unnil In the mantifac-
tatlon of the matter Is ripe that he tur(j of were mltted Can.
win iena nis am 10 u. : . ,, Hti whiio the
Lafferty Opposed. -American tariff on the same articles
Congressman Laferty gives It as was big.
his opinion that the supreme court He said that Canadians could sell
will go Judge Wolverton one belter, book paper more cheaply than It was
and not only declare the grant for-' possible to produce It In the United
felted, but that It will direct that thu states.
No. 4 of the local fire department,
claimed Its third victim early today
In Englneman W. 0. Fitch, 28, who
pitched through It while walking in
AD THEN RESIGNED
I UNITED FEE'S LEASED WIRE.
i San Francisco May 8. Merrill A.
his sleep. . Four years ago Hoseman Martln wno today wag nominated by
Ely was badly hurt by a similar PreBclent Taft to be asgayer of the
plunge and two years later Captain
Holmes' lifeless body was found at
daylight at the' foot of the hole. Fitch
is fatally Injured. ;
FOR CARDINAL GIBBONS
united ntnn tAr wiiw.l
New York, May 8. Catholics of
New York this week will entertain
Cardinal Gibbons In celebration of
the 25th anniversary of his eleva
tion to that rank and the fiftieth an
niversary of his priesthood. Cardl-
San Francisco mint, will take the
place of assayer C. II. Sherman, who
ends 40 years service. 8herman will
quit July 1. Recently he was left
$300,000 by his uncle, the late Sena
tor John Sherman, of Ohio. As soon
as the estate was in such shape that
he could get his bequest, Sherman
sent in his resignation as an em
ploye of UncU Sam.
water Is being distributed to
houses very cautiously."
Is Alive With ItebelH.
Nogales, Ariz., May 8. Expecting
an attack upon Hermosillo, a special
train of ten car loft here today to
pick up straggling bands of federals
fllnnp thp Una nnri ruah Ihom Infn
industry there are 46 mills with a , ,-. tha arr.
capacity of $105,000,000 and 36,000 ' '
Ranchers reported that the roads
leading to Hermolllo were alive with
rebels, all bound toward the capital,
Fort Worth, Tex., May 8. "Wanted
Woman painters. Overalls fur
nlBhed. Apply V. C. Baldwin."
Answering this advertisement,
nearly a score of women went to
work here today painting houses for
Baldwin, a contractor who has had
trouble with the local unions recent
ly. The women are to receive $1.75
TRYING TO FIND WHO
CACHED THE DYNAMITE
UNITED PRESS LEASED Will.
Los Angeles, Cal., May 8. Offi
cials of the sheriff's office and Burnt
detectives today began an Investi
gation of the ownership of 98 sticks
of high power dynamite found buried
at the Mallbu ranch, 12 miles north
of Santa Monica. The explosive was
hidde'i In the busbos i t the s'de of
the county road, and apparently had
bedni there for some time.
Your Money s Worth
lands be made subject to settlement
at once without further legislation.
Further legislation on the subject.
N. J. Bacheldor and other officers
of the National Grange from a dozen
states, also appeared before the C!m-
he says, would, in his opinion, but mlttee protesting against reciprocity,
result In another land monopoly 'Bachelor declared that 23 states
result In Uncle
lands Into the
Sam throwing the
forest reserve, and
were opposed to th plan. Ho ac
cuse tho newspapers of supporting
Oregon has en ough of conservation reciprocity, because cheaper paper
now. He, therefore, is opposed to, would redound t.n their financial ben-
Named for Awayer.
UNITED riEBS LEASED WIRE.
Washington, May 8. President
nal Gibbons will be presented with Taft today nominated Merrill A. Mar-
an elaborate coat of arms by the tin to oe assayer or we mint at Ban
Panlist fathers of the city. I Francisco.
further legislation, if that Is pos
sible, but if not he Is for the settlers
first, and, falling in such a law, he
is willing to work for a law giving
the lsnds to the rite for school pur
poses. Superintendent Alderman takes
tho position that the irreducible
school fund of the state Is small now
when compared with that of other
states, and that the addition to It of
the lands in question would bring It
up to an amount so that the people
would be exempt fom further taxa
tion for school' purposes. The re
tention of the lands tor so many
years Illegally by the company, he
eflt, and declared that the free list
bill Introduced w,ib an admission that
the reciprocity measure would react
to the dls'idvantago of the farmers of
the United States.
Ueelnre fur Free Wool
Washington, May 8, Following a
stormy caucus of members of the
house from New York this afternoon
the caucus by a vote of 1 8 to 4 fa
vored placing wnol on tho free liBt
It was declared this afternoon that
a free raw wool bill would1 be framed
by the ways and means committee
submitted to cau'-us. All, It was said,
maintain, ha brought hardships to j would abide by the caucus.
What ever price you pay
(or a suit bearing the
label, you can be assured
of money's worth and more.
If you find any imperfec
tions in our "Ready-to-wear"
garments. Call and
get your money back.
PRICES $10 to $35
Salem Woolen Mill