Daily capital journal. (Salem, Or.) 1903-1919, May 14, 1913, Image 1

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District Att6rney May Take a
Hand in Stopping Dis
graceful Conditions.
ang of Barm Hirelings Besiege Pri
vate Besldence of California
Sacramento, Cal., May 14. Acting on
his own initiative ' ,District Attorney
"Wachhorst, of Sacramento county,
threatened today to ;'sehd deputies to
Gait to break up the siege now main
tained there by ' Burns detectives
against the home of Hull McClaughry,
in which McClaughry is holding his
two children, who are sought by his di
"vorced wife, Anita Baldwin Mc
Claughry, daughter of the late Lucky
Baldwin. 4 . -
Wachhorst says it is a digsracefuU
condition that a man's home should be
thus disturbed, and says, if his aid is
unlisted, ho can run the- detectives out
of the county. The district attorney
added that if the siege is not speedily
abandoned, he will- Institute proceed
ings against the Burns operatives for
disturbing the peace. .
The sioge was st. .ieing maintained
this afternoon, with neither side show
ing any signs of weakoning.
To the Editor: In explanation of the
causes which ld to tho recent ruling
from this office on the branding of the
country J5uter, I will say that it is not
the purpose of this office to work hard
ships upon small dairymen, but on tho
contrary it is largely for their protoc
tion that the ruling was made.
Country butter is often bad, yet it is
far from tho truth to say that it is
all bad, but evory roll of good country
butter, if unbranded, has forced upon
it all the odium that is pluced upon
tho bad butter frequently found in
country stores. .
The brand demanded by this ruling
identifies the good as well as tho bad
and each receives his just reward from
the commercial world as soon as his
brand ar name becomes thoroughly iden
tified with the particular quality of
the article. Besides this, tho neatness
of the lnble and package has a com
inercinl value that far more than ro-
imburses the fanner for the extra cost
of tho printing.
How would a dealer diaposo of a
case of creamery butter if it came to
him in wrappers?. It is not unlikely
that the loss from the sales of a single
case because of the imprinted wrappers
would pay for the printing of a thous
ami wrappers.
Probably the greatest benefit to bo
dorived from tho proper branding is
the fact thnt tho quality of the butter
. will improve, hence the consumer will
be willing to pay a bottor price. When
the maker's name follows the butter
to the ronsumor, greater precaution
will be taken to sue that the quality is
good. For instance, eggs that are
stamped and guaranteed or money re
funded" are very seldom found bad,
while it is unnecessary to state that if
the guarantee or name of the farmer
is not required, tho same care will not
be excercised In marketing s good fresh
Neatly printed butter wrapper! are
being supplied by the dairy supply
bouses for one-fourth cents each if or
dered in lots of 500 or 1000.
This is less than the farmer often
pays for tho paper alone when bought
in small lots. This, together with the
copy of which is enclosed, I think jus
tifies me in not only mnking the ruling
but enforcing it.
Oregon Dairy and Food Commissioner
At Salem Heights Friday.
The pupils of the W. II. Peterson stu
dio appear in public recital at the Sa
lem Heights hall on Friday May 2.1. at
8 p. m. The public is cordially invited
to attend.
The program will consist of solos.
duets, trios and groups of players on
the piano, violin, mandolin, guitar,
banjo, cornet, trombone, etc., and or
chestral selections by an orchestra of
some 35 pieces.
Considering the short period in which
his pupils have had Instruction, (Mr.
Peterson having been located here hut
1 few months) they show wonderful
abilitv on their chosen Instruments.
These Enow and Can Tell.
Los Angeles, ' Cal., May 14.
Fred Stewart and Pat Peterson,
drivers of Long Beach, were com
manded in subpoenas issued to
day to testify before the grand
jury investigating white slavery
conditions here. It was report
ed that they would be questioned
regarding automobile trips upon
which several Long Beach men
were passenjjjs. xne granu jury
resumed its consideration of the
vice situation today. It was ex
pected that several witnesses
would be called during the day.
Concatenated Wisdom of the Country
Will Decide Weighty National
Mohouk Lake. Mav 14. Wide dif
ferenccs of opiuiou as t the right of
the United Press to remit jtolls of coast
wise vossles which may so the Pan
ama canal nlid to exclude from, free
tolls ships flying flags of other nations
were expretsed here today at the nine
teenth annual Lake Mohouk Conference
on International Arbitration. Despito
the differences of opinion the speakers
wero practically uuanicous in declaring
that tho question should bo put Before
an international court for arbitration.
Even speakers who doclared positively
that the United States has absolute
right to favor American shipping, were
just as positive in declaring tout the
matter thould be put up to The Hague
or some other international body for
this very reason.
The lonfereuce which opened today
"w.ll LjiiUnuti through Friday. This
year tho conference was called by Dan
iel Smiley, brother of the late Albert
Smiley, who was one of the first men
in this country to advocate internation
al arbitration instead of war as a solu
tion of tho differences botwoen nations,
by bringing together prominent advo
eatos of tho proposition. His first con
ference, called nineteen years ago today
brought togothcr a more handful of
advocates of substitution of judicial
proceedure for war in deciding inter
national disputes. Today's gathering
was a representative body of some of
tho brainiest international lawyers and
advocates of international peace in this
Among the speakers today were Dr.
Lyman Abbott, editor of the Outlook,
of which Col. Roosevelt is a contribut
ing editor; Dr. James Brown Scott, sec
retary of the Carnegie Endowment for
International Peace; II. S. Perris of
Londou; and John A. Stowart, of Now
York. "The relations of Pan-America
to International Arbitration'.' was the
subject discussed at this afternoon's
session by Romulo S. Naon, minister to
the United States from the Argentine
Ropublic, and by Professor William
R. Shepherd, of Columbia University.
Heinrich York Steiner, of Vienna; Dr.
Alexander Geisswein. member of the
Hungarian parliament, and M. Henri
Boursa, of Montrcnl, Canada, were
scheduled for formal discussion of the
same subject. .
The three-day program includes ad
dresses by Charlemagne Tower, of Phil
adelphia, former Ambassador to Ger
many; I'residcnt Emeritus Charles W.
Kliot, of Harvard University; former
Governor Andrew J, Montague, of Vir
ginia; Congressman James L. Slaydcn,
of Texas; Congressman Joseph R.
Kriowlnnd, of California; Jackson II.
Ralston, of Washington, D. C; United
States Commissioner of Education, P.
l'. Claxton; Professors Paul 8. Reinsch,
University of Wisconsin; Emory R.
Johnson, University of Pennsylvania;
Amos 3. Hershey, Univeisity of Tndinnu
and William P. Rogers, Cincinnati Law
.School; William E. Gonzales, editor of
The State, Columbus, R. C, and Don C.
Seitz, oditor of the New York World.
Josephus . Daniels, secretary of the
navy, Alton B. Parker, Dr. Andrew
Whito, Governor A. (). Kherhart, of
Minnesota, and Sydney A. Fisher, Can-
adian minister of agriculture, aro other
prominent men who have agreed to
speak. Others who will attend are the
ministers to the United States from
Bolivia, Nicaragua, Venezuela ami Haiti
and the Persian and I'anaman charge
d 'Affaires. The United States Navy
was represented by Rear Admirals C.
M. Chester, C. Goodrich, John P. Merril
aud A. 8. Barker and Commondnnt
Cleaves, of the New York Navy Yard.
Forty large cities in the United States
and Canada were represented by del
egates by the respective chambers of
c.ommerr of those municipalities.
Fifteen of Them to Be Arrest
ed on Charges Made by a
Score of Young Girls
Girls, Whose Ages Range Prom 11 to
IS fYers, Make Charges Against
Prominent Men.
Los Angeles, Cal., May 14. Felony
complaints probably will be issued
here tonight for 15 men, as the result
of charges brought by a score of girls
ranging in age from 11 to 15 years. Of
ficers, working under the direction of
Deputy Constable Louis Kahn, have
been furnished with- a list of men
wanted, who, juvenile court officers
assert, may shed light upon what they
believe to be the most vicious vice
ring ever unearthed in Southern Cali
fornia. The particulars of the charges
are withheld by the juvenile court au-
Mrs. Allie Sloan, aged 20, was held
under $2000 bail today for trial in the
superior court on a charge of contrib
uting to the delinquency of Eileen
Baust, agtjd 14, and Pearl Petorson,
aged 14. At Mrs. Sloan's preliminary
hearing the little girls testified that
they were invited by her to a place
where they were mot by five men.
First Cargo of Cuban Sugar.
Vancouver, B. C, May 14. Bringing
tho first cargo of Cuban sugar ever im
ported by the British Columbia refin
ery, tho steamer Starlhfillan docked
today, having cut threo days off her
time coming up the
The Petition Hendricks Signed.
"To the Honorable Mayor and Common
Council, City of Salem, Oregon.
"We, tho undersigned property own
ers of South High street, who are lia
ble for our share of the cost of the im
provement, beg leave to petition your
honorable body to select some hard sur
face pavement that will moct the phy
sical conditions existing on said street.
Wo do not believe tho clasB of pave
ment selected by a majority voto of the
property owners May 2 has the neces
sary strength and lasting qualities to
meet our needs. We aro fully con
vinced that a Btrong substructure is
absolutely uoccssary and thorofore
would recommend thnt you ordor either
a straight six-inch c one ret o pavement
or a pavement with Btrong concrete
base. Wo feel that we can rely upon
the council to select a modorate-prieed
permanent improvement that will' be
justified by tho property along the
A calm perusal of the petition signed
by R. J. Hendricks and twelve others,
together with tho Statesman 'b editorial
concerning the same) which are printed
side by side herewith, will show conclu
sively that the "yellow reporter" did
not have his wires crossed, but stated
the facts in tho Capital Journal just as
they are of record. The "yellow re
porter," or the ono with "a yelluw
streak," did not single out Mr. Hen
dricks' name in writing his Btory, but
took the statement just as it whs read
by the city recorder who, when through
reading the petition to the council, add
ed: "It is signed by H. J. Hendricks
and twelve others," and ho did not
read the other names.
As a matter of fact why read the
i other names, anvwnyf Wasn't one
name sufficient to justify refusing the
property owners tho kind of pavement.be very glad to have South High street
they voted for, if thnt one name was paved under the AmbrusB-llurdsall bid.
the right name, with sonorous ring ami It would make a street, he thinks, that
ponderous weight? It used to be so, I would be a credit to the city ami satis
ami that is, no doubt, why that one ' factory to the property holders in every
name was placed at the head of tho pe-
tition, the other twelve names being
simply a polite concession of the fact
that that one was not really all there
was, but that there were others. It was
perfectly proper for Mr. Hendricks and
the others to file their petition, ami
eminently proper for tho council to lg-
, Australia Will Boycott.
Sydney, X. 8. W., May 14. All
non-union tools made in Indian-
apolis, Ind., will be boycotted in
Australia in future. This resolu-
tion was made known today by
the building trades federation of
Australia, which has acceded to a
request from the association of
machinists in Indianapolis re-
ceived recently. The United
States unionists asked the Aus-
tralians to help them in the mat-
ter of a boycott and did not ask
in vain.
Seven Fatal Accidents, According
Detailed Report Furnished by
Labor Commissioner.
There were 411 accidents, sovon fa
tal, in the factories and placos of em
ployment coming under the jurisdic
tion of Labor Commissioner Hoff, ac
cording to a statoment issued by him
today. Tho following is a summary of having a white Australia with a men
the accidents: Carpentor, 17; construe- ace like this at the door.
tion, 11; logging, 35, 2 fatal; machine
shop, boiler shop and foundry, 43; pa
per mills, 32; railroad construction, 24,
2 fatul; railroad section, 42; railroad
train, 39; railroad yards, 41; Bawmills,
5S, 2 futaal; sawmill yards, 20; miscel
laneous, 49.
Weather Forecast.
Oregon Showors west tonight
and Thursday; showors east por
tion tonight or Thursday. Warm
er east portion tonight. South-'
erly winds.
nore it because it did not comply with
tho law. 'Mr. Hendricks' name, being
more ponderous ouly and not more nu
merous than those who voted for the
Ambrose Biirdsall paving.
Tho morning paper calls tho printing
of tho cold facts, telling the exact truth
"yellow journalism" ami classes the
reporter who writes the straight truth
as having a "yellow streak." This
being accepted as the meaning of "yel
low journalism," we congratulate' our
morning contemporary with being abso
lutely free of all "yellow" propensi
ties. It does not even have a leaning
that way.
The Statesman this morning, owned
and managed by the sRmo H. .1. Hen
dricks whose naino led the petition, fol
lowed by twelve others, and which
hhonid at Vast report him truthfully,
says: "Ho" (It. .1. Hendricks) "would
That is what Mr. Hendricks' paper
says of him.
This is what the petition signed by
Mr. Hendricks says:
"We do not believe the class of
pavement selected by a majority vote
of the property owners May 2, (the
They and the Chinese Are
Rapidly Taking Possession
of the New Hebrides
Islands Are Only 900 Miles From
Australia, and Fears of Future
Trouble Are Felt,
Sidney, N. 8. W., May 14. The in
flux of Japanese and Chinese into the
New Hebrides group of islands in the
Pacifis is a menace to Australia, ac
cording to a statoment today made by
the Rev. Aloyslus Paton, who has been
engaged in mission work in the islands
for some time.
Mr. Paton says that under the laws
of tho Hobridos Japanese and Chinese
can enter easily, and this is going to
bring Australia face to face with
serious problom affecting the white
Australian idool. The reverend gen-
tlcman also states that it is no use
He suggests that the islands, which
belong to the French, should be con
verted into British dependencies.
At present Japanese are flowing in
in a large stream, and their doings
there are kopt as silent as the grave.
The New Hebrides are only 000 miles
from Australia.
The Auto Got Him.
tminitt pass jiasid wins.
Winnotka, 111., May 14. A. 8. Good-
rich, i a millionaire tobacco manufactur
er, was crushed to death by his auto
mobile here today. While cranking the
machine, he forgot the clutch and the
jcar Btarted, knocking him against a
telephone pole.
The Statesman's Statement,
A yellow reporter has his wires cross
ed in regard to tho proposod improve
ment of South High stroot. What tho
thirteen property holdorB on that street
who petitioned tho city council on Mon
day evening woro trying to do was to
keep the paving matter for that stroot
alivo, tho understanding being that it
was about to go off the boards on a
remonstrance Those thirtoon petition
ers voted for various kinds of paving.
They did not act in concert aa to tho
kind of paving to be selected. They
will be satisfied with any of tho differ
ent kinds for which bids woro submit
ted. What they want is some kind, and
this year. Mr. Hendricks, whoso name
was singled out by the roportor with a
yellow streak, did not petition for the
Ambroso-Burdsall kind. But he has
seen that kind as laid at C'ottago Grove,
and thinks it makes a good street. He
would be vory glad to have South High
street paved under the Ambrose Jlnrd
sall bid. It would mako a stroot, ho
thinks, that would be a crodit to the
city and Bntisfoctory to tho property
holders out that way.
Ambroso-Burdsull pavement) has the
necessary strength and lasting qualities
to moot our needs," then as the peti
tion above shows, recommondud somo
other kind.
Now, this matter is of littlo interest
to tho Capital Journal, as it owns no
property on South High street and is of
interest to it only because it wauls to
seo every property ( wner, whothor on
South llih or elsewhere, havo an abso
lutely square deal, and this applies to
Mr. Hendricks and tho twelvo with him
just as much as to others. But it docs
lruuse mo i iipiiui journal s curiosity.
Dither Mr. Hendricks was trying to do
ceive the council when he signed that
petition, or he is trying to deceive the
people as to his course.' Ho is surely
trying to deceive somebody, or else he
tins developed a struin of Idiocy and
inn no longer understand the English
language, anil cannot realize the in eon
ing of his own nets, Believing R. J,
would not do anything either wrong or
foolish intentionally, the latter is Mr
haps the more charitable view. In the
meanwhile, we would suggest that he
send some of his reporters down to tho
apltal Journal office, and expose them
to "yellow journalism." They might
catch it. If they did, he could then
anchor the city editor in the Journal
editorial rooms of nights and seo if it
would "tako" on him.
Four Feet of Snow. '
Ellensburg, Wash.k May 14.
With nearly four feet of snow at
the eampsito, a force of 200 men
is now at work at Lake Keeche
lus, for the United States reclam
ation service on the storage dam.
The deep snow has considerably
hampered operations with the re-
suit that a larger force will have
to be employed to make progress
according to calculations. Be
cause of the short working sea
son, It is estimated that it will
take threo years to finish the
Will Be Immense Structure All Oth
er Work on the Fair Sits Is Being
San Francisco, May 14. The north
facade of the Machinery Palace of tho
Panama- Pacifio International Exposi
tion is being covered with wire and lath
and in the next few days will Co clothed
with staff of imitation travertine stone,
In the centre of the structure there
has been erected a workshop where,
under the direction of Paul E. Denlvillo
about a hundred plnsterors, moulders
and modolors are hard at work.
On the floor of tho great building
are modols and costs and finished orna
mentations which will be put in place
on the north wall of Machinery Build
ing within the next few days. An idea
of the immonsity of the building can
ho gained from tho dimensions of tho
pillar cornices whicii are in some coses
moro than twelve feat in diamoter.
Tho norfr section of the building
will bo complotcd as far as the outside
is concerned boforo tho romaindor. is
built. It will thon be a matter of no
more than two or throe wooks bofore
tho wholo building is roady for the
mural decorations, though they will not
be started until tho end of the yoar.
Construction upon tho Agricultural
Bection has boon begun by the driving
of piles for tho Food Products building
and the erection of a contractors of
fico of works. Piles for tho Transpor
tation building have boon driven and
the ground is now ready for the com
pletion of tho structure.
Itapid progress is being made upon
tho ferry slips at the foot of Fillmore
streot and the Marina la fully prepared
for tho transplantation of trees which
havo been uuturcd in the Presidio
Frosidont Charles C. Mooro has ro
ciived woid from tho State Dopartmout
at Washington, D. C, that Brazil has
formally acceptod tho invitation ox
tended by the prosidont of tho United
States to participate in tho 1015 Unl
vernal exposition.
In tho absenco of Archibald Barnard,
vice-consul of Brazil, who is ill, Eugano
Gesprot, commercial agent In charge,
declared his gratification when Inform
ed that Brazil would lake part.
"I cxpoctod thnt this would happen
and while not surprised I am nono the
loss exceedingly pleased that my conn
try will participate," said Oosprot.
' "Brazil has always made a good
showing at tho various expositions, and
from information that I obtained from
tho representatives who was recently
hero she will mako a Splendid exhibit in
this city in 1915."
D. O. Lively, chief of tho doartmont
of livo stock of the Panama Pacific
International exposition announced that
plans worn being perfected which will
Insure a display of livo stock during
tlio enlir-j term of the exposition.
Students of exposition attendance
aulhoritively stale that practically one
hundred per cent of tho peoplu who
enter the gates are interested In mine
form of animal life because of tho
durational opportunities afforded,
Thi'ie will be displays of horses, cat
tle, sheep, swine, goats, poultry, pigeuns
and pet stock, from the beginning to
the iluso of tho exposition.
Heretofore at world's fairs tho live
stock shows havo been confined to
competitions between numbers which
took place usually in October and Nov
ember. Similar competitions wilt be
held at Han Francisco in which 1 75,000
will be awarded in prizes. From as
surances already received there will bo
interest in these competitions from
practically all over the world.
The English breeders are making
preparations to show sheep, swine, beef
and dairy cattle. Thcro will also bo
exhibits from Denmark, Holland and
Sweden. New Zealand Slid Australia
will show beef, cattle and sheep. Horses
Wire Secretary of State Bry
an That Duty to the Peo
ple Compels This.
Vot In Senate Is 35 to 2 and la ths
Assembly 73 to 3 to Favor
of the Bill.
(united raass uusso wisa.
Sacramento, Cal., May 14. "It Is
with the highest respect for yourself
and the president that I feel my duty
to my state compels me to approve the
action of the legislature."
This is the roply of Governor Hiram
W. Johnson to the plea of the national
administration to dolay action on the
anti-alion land law, as it set forth in
a lengthy tolegram sent to Secretary of
State Bryan today.
The sotatment follows:
"We of California believe firmly
that in our legislative dealings with
this alien land question we have vio
lated absolutely no troaty rights; we
have shown no shadow of discrimina
tion; we have given to no nation the
right to be justified In taking offense.
So bolleving with a strong reliance
on the justice and righteousness of our
cause, and with due deforence and
courtesy, and with proper considera
tion for the feelings and the views of
othors wo had hoped the authorities
at Washington would have seen the
quostion as we in this state have been
forced to see it as we must see it or
be blind.
No Choice Left Him.
''And so, with all respect and cour
tesy, the stats of California; fools it its
bouuden duty to its citizens to do what
the interests of Its people demand;
that which the conscience of its people
approves; that which violates no trea
ty rights; that which presonts no dis
crimination, and that which can give
no just cause for offense,
' ' You havo suggeslod to mo to delay,
but this (Juostion was vory earnestly
and fully prosoutcd by you to our leg
islature, and tho legislature determined
to proceod. My province is to ap
prove or disapprove tho law as pre
sented. Our poople as represented in
the legislature have overwhelmingly
expressed tholr desire for the pres
ent alien land hill. The vote In the
senate was 35 to 2, and In the assem
bly 73 to 3. With such unanimity of
opinion, even did I hold othor views, I
would foel it my plain duty to sign the
bill, unless somo absolutely controlling
necessity demanded contrary action.
Apparently no such controlling neces
sity exists.
"It Is with the highest respect for
yourself snd the prosidont that I fool
my duty to my state compels me to ap
prove tho action of the legislature."
. "Governor of California."
An Army Officer. .
To be quietly shining up the glass
ware at an early hour, with only a
holpor In sight, and to have a big,
black negro walk up to the bar with
a horse pistol strapped about bis
waist and his Insides full of much
moro rum than necessary for the or-'
dluary man to carry, was the experi
ence of Pat O'Gary, the day bartond
or at the Annex saloon, this morn
ing. Tho negro whon refused a drink,
advised Mr. O 'Grady that be was an
officer of the United States, and that
ho hail come to Salem to take charge
of a prisoner now hold In the peniten
tiary. After hit left, tho police were
notified, and Officer Wolch started out
after tho heavily-armed mnn. The last
heard of the negro was when ho passed
Street Commissioner Tom Cornelius,
on Twelfth street, going south. Officer
Welch hurried to tho depot and caught
sight of his mnn traveling up the
Southern Pacific, track south, Hit
hailed the fellow, but that individual
spurted so lively that tho offcer could
not get within reach of him.
will he shown from Australia and the
Argentine, France, Belgium and Eng
land. An advisory committee has been ap
pointed from every state in the Unina
In addition to tho largest poultry show
that has ever been held in the world,
there will be now specimens that have
never been seen in this country. Pro
visions are being made to secure spec
imens of tho long tailed chickens from
Japan, which attain a plumage of
twenty feet.