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SALEM, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28, 1916
PRICE TWO CENTS .g5t&&
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TILL MIDNIGHT TO
Sf This Is Not Done the Army
Will Be Ordered To Go
DELAY IN RESPONDING
WILL NOT BE TOLERATED
If This Is Attempted Army
Will Be Ordered to Move
EXPECT REPLY TODAY
Washington, June 28. The
state department expects Car
ranza's reply to Treaideut Wil
son 'a demands for release of
American prisoners at Chihua
hua City by early afternoon. It
wag said this belief is based on
a telegram from Consul Rodders
which reached the state depart
ment shortly before midnight
By Robert J. Bender.
O'nited Press staff correspondent.)
Washington, Juno 2S. General Car
runza must release the American pris
oners -held a Chihuahua Citv bv mid
night or President Wilson will bo after
Those close to the president today de
tiaved there will be no delav because
Oi demands from Carranza thnt Mex
ican prisoners held in this country be
released and the embargo on food sup
plies into his country lifted. That, ac
cording to administration officials is
Another question. The president, t'hoy
declare, is solely interested in getting
ome 24 soldiers wearing American uni
forms out of the penitentiary- at C'hi
Congress, and in fact all official
Washington, is awaiting quietly and
with a calm which approaches seemine
iweoncern Carranza's replv
There is a feeling that the Mexican
f.rst chief will yield. It is known posi
1'vely he intended to release the pris
oners at first. 1
Hanger in the situation lies in the pos
ailolity of Cnrrauzn asking for an ex
change of prisoners.
Should Carranza take this position
otliwwu Vlajr 'freedom of th
merican prisoners, the preside-.it would
to,!,,,,- the course of action alreadv
definitely determined upon. It would
not include a declaration of var It
would mean the rescue e.f the Aine-imn
Md.ers by force, if neec...,rv. how,.ver
long and arduous the of ?o;r. Tho i rest
dent would outline his i.ifcnd.ul oo-ire
o congress nnd ask support for the
To Make No Move.
Negates. Ariz.. Jne 2S.-An order
bee,, ,,smd Mexican troops
along the border ndi.icnnt t,, vi.
S""ra. "to make no move" until the'
,tre of Carrana's reply to Wilson's5
,''!19t I'Hbll'Uerf. ir was!
CORNED BEEF AND BACON
FOR BOYS ON BORDER
' l-u-ago. ,)n0 2.s.-Crned l.eef and
,v,l I"1 the stoa.lv diet of the
American soldiers n,t the border if
"rs l'li"''d here by the qunrter-
Tn.-.sd.r s- ,li-inrtir:-iit of the armv are
n critiron. So far one inTIlioii pounds
1 " nut! half n million pounds of
corned beer' )i-n-i I....... ..-.i' . i ...
. , , " ""jvicn ironi'
local packers for the government fori
Xothin' fails as often as a sure cure.
3i.l you ever notice th' butcher weih
hi.'- haul an' say seventy-two ceutsf
Her Ambassador Says Amer
ican Republics Should
Never Go To War
', 'w York, wJunc 2S. Hope for a
;ful settlement of the controversy
?en the United .States nnd Mexieo
; interests of Pau-Amricanism was
sscd by Dr. Komulo S. Naon, Ar-
ic ambassador to Washington.
2 a statement to the United Press
1 t- nbassador said lie had not made
t irmal offers of mediation on be
half of his governmeat, but expressed
the belief that wnr will yet be avoided.
His statement follows:
"I have made no offer, but it is un
necessary to say that tho Argentine
government is always disposed to work
for the peace of America.
"Pan-Americanism, which is vital for
all tho countries of the continent,
whether great or small, strong or weak,
makes wnr between two American na
tions utterly inconceivable. I am, in
candor, confident that the present crisis
will be peacefully settled. We must
make evident that no matter how great
the differences between two American
governments, the continental interests
or guion and concord are supreme aud
inconsistent without recourse to viol
ence as a means of settling interna
tional disputes in America.
"The Argentine people nnd govern
ment are following this conflict with
deepest concern and notwithstanding
the acuteness of tho crisis, I bolievc
that the inspiration of a sound, far
sighted political sense will prevail in
these hours so full of peril for the des
tinies of the continent."
Prices Were Irregular
and Trading Light
Now York, June 28 The New York
Evening Sun financial review today
lkirelv more than a nominal market
prevailed in Wall Street for the great
er part- of the session on the stock ex
change today. Public buying was re
duced to n minimum', as a result of
the supposed imminence of General
Carranza's reply to the ultimatum de
manding the release oi the imprisoned
cavalrymen and the trading was left
entirely to the professionals, who
seemed unable ,t0 determine their spec
ulative course. .
Thus, while the traders appeared as
buyers at the outset, they shifted their
position and workedfor reaction in
the later dealings. Following a quiet i
slight and irregular price changes,
specialties moved up a point or so,
but. there was uo vigor in the trading.
Possibly because the general list
showed no signs of continuing the
race, the trading element reversed its
position around mid-day, utilizing an
unverified report that the Mexican re
ply had been received to depress the
Mexican issues and industrial special
ties. About the only exception" to the
general heaviness in the early after
noon was found in copper stocks. Re
actions aud lecoveries alternated in the!
DIED AT 105
Binghnmton, N. Y., June 2S. Mrs.
Mary Monroe, 105 years and S months
of age, died here early today. Up un
til the last few days she had always
been active and in good health. On her
last birthday she led a dance with her
f year old son as her partner.
How Militia Moves Today
Forty -Six Big Locomotives
Waiting In Chicago Yards
Chicago, June 28. -Fori y-six big loco
motives waited in Chicago railroad
yards today to speed eastern militia
regiment toward the border.
The train crews were ready to speed
up the remainder of the troop trains
from the eastern roads to the lines that
will transport the militia on another leg
of their journey toward Texas.
The trains from the east, however,
were moving more slowly than antici
pated and it appeared likely that none
would reach Chicago before late after
noon. At 1 a. m. the New York Central
dispatcher said the trains currying New
York militia, the first expected to ar
rive here, would not leave Toledo until
MulO a. m.
Arrangements for handling -Hi trains
within the next 2 hours were complet
ed by a joint board of railway operat
ing officials. None of the trains, so
far as c.oild be learned, were to be
brought into the city, all being trans
ferred in outlying yards with as little
delay ns possible. To relieve the trunk
lines between Chicago and the bonier of
immedinte congestion, most of the east
ern troops were to be transferred her
first to Chicago-Ht. Louis and Chicago
Kansas City lines for re-transfer at
those points to tho border trunk roads.
Where They Will Oo.
Tn this way, the Santa Fe, Southern
Rill I READY
TO JOIN THE ALLIES
Fear Greece Will Also Be Won
Over and She Will Be
Attacked by Both
AUSTRIA WANTS VERDUN
And Troops Sent to Their Aid
Prevails In Vienna.
By Ed L. Keen.
(United Press stuff correspondent.)
London, June 28. Interest in the ex
pected grand offensive of the allies
shifted temporarily today to tho situa
tion in the Balkans, with the revival of
reports that Rumania is preparing to
join the allies.
A heavily censored Bucharest dis
patch, telegraphed via Athens, reported
that Bulgaria had closed her frontier
against Rumania. Bulgarian troops
were reported to be concentrating along
the Rumanian frontier.
The Kveuing News received ft Buch
arest dispatch reporting that the Ku
maniau cabinet, at a special sessiou,
took certain steps as a result of Bul
garia's movements. Kumanian mili
tary chiefs participated in the cabinet
Vienna reports received nt Amster
dam said the Bulgars are uneasy be
cause Greece yielded to the demands
of the allies. They fear not only thut
ex-Premier Venixelos will return to
power, swinging Greece to the sido of
the, ullies, hut that both the Ruman
ian and Greek army may turn against
Bulgaria, invading from opposite sides
while tho Austro-Gernians are busy on
Berlin dispatches today were silent
oa the latest Balkan developments, but
laid heavy emphasis on the continued
bombardment of Gorman lines opposite
the British front. The cannonade, Ber
lin believes, is a systematic attempt to
wreck German defensive works in pre
paration for a great infantry onslaught.
Correspondents in Switzerland report
ed today that the success of the Rus
sian and Italian offensive is causing the
direst consternation in Vienna. The
Austrians are clamoring for the aband
onment of the Verdun offensive by the
Germans and the sending of more troops
to the Austrian 'front.
No Gains at Verdun.
Tnris, June 28. Violent fighting oc
curred lust night on the east bank of
the Mouse northwest of Verdun. The
situation was unchanged, the war of
fice announced today.
The Germans made a vigorous counter
attack northwest of Hill ,121 attempt
ing to retake positions captured bv the
French. The French- repulsed them' here
with grenades and screen fire broke up
enemy attacks between Finery nnd east
of the Vaux-Chnpetre. The heaviest
fighting went on around the Thiaumont
West of the Mouse, artillery duels oc
curred last night in the regions of Avo
court and Chiittancourt. Thero was
(Continued on Pngo Fivo.
j Pacific ami Hock Island were free in
ChieiigD to move freight -supplies rapid
ly to the border today and tomorrow,
I before they were burdened with the
j Santa Ke officials said many trnin
! loads of meat, other provisions and
equipment were being dispatched from
here direct to 'he border today,
j The Smita Fe does not expect to have
;to handle a single troop train until to
morrow and then only from St. Louis or
The troops were ordered to eutrain
for the following destinations:
Illinois First cavalry Brownsville,
All other Illinois troops to San An
tonio. Kansas troops to Eagle Pass. Texas.
Wisconsin troops to San Antonio.
i Missouri troops to Laredo.
! Oilier troops in the central depart
ment were ordered to depart for points
vet to be named as soon s "reasonab
! The Illinois. Missouri, Wisconsin anil
; Kansas troop will not be delayed in de
parture for luck of equipment. This will
lie furnished lit the border.
Several regiments in each of these
states are ready to move today, being
mustered in and examined.
(Continued on P7e Seven.)
NOTE TO AUSTRIA, SHARP.
Washington, June 28. The
note sent by the Unijed States
to Austria June 21, declared
the Austrian submarine attack
on the Standard Oil tanker Pe-
trolite, "a deliberate. Insult to
the flag of the United States"
and demanded an apology from
the Austrian government, pun-
ishment of the submarine com-
lnander and payment of sub-
marine indemnity, it was made
Tho noto took issue with the
Austrian version of the attack.
Prompt reply was demanded.
Ordered to Start at 6 o'Clock
If On Time Should Reach
Here About 7:30
PASSED HERE AT 1:05
Battery A, field artillery,
passed through Salem at 1:05 p.
m. today on the way to Calexico,
Cal., directly on the Mexican
Captain Charles W. Holme
wa in command and the con-
tingent consisted of 171 men
and fiv- officers. Ten cars
were required to handle the
men with their supplies and
equipment. The field guns nnd
wagons were carried on flat cars
attaehed, to the rear.
Camp Withycombe, Ciaeknmns, Ore.,
June 28. A-battery of field artillery,
the second contingent of the Oregou
militia to leave for the Mexican border,
entrained at ft a. m:, today for Cnlexico,
The second battalion of the Third
infnntry will leave at 0 oVlock tonight
for San Diego under command of Lieu
tenant Colonel John I.. May. The mo
bilizntion camp will be deserted tomor
row night when the First battalion,
commanded by Major L. A. Bowman,
with regimental headquarters, miichine
gun nnd supply companies, entrain.
Their destination has not yet been an
nounced, but it is believed they will
go to Fort liosecrans, San Diego, for
Troop A, cavalry, commanded by
Captain George A. White, Adjutant
General of the Oregon National Guard,
will leave tonight with the Second bat
talion for Sail Diego.
Scheduled to pull out nt 4 p. m.,Nhe
train last night which carried the Third
bHttaliou southward did not leave Camp
Withycombe until 5:1!) p. m. .lnjor
Carle Abrams, erstwhile a member of
tue state industrial accident commis
sion, was in command.
! TODAY'S BALL SCORES I
T!. II. E.
New York ! :
Philadelphia 7 11 4
K.en'ing and .Miuamnkcr; Myers njiS
Meyer. Kussell replaced Keating. '
j;. ii. i
P.oston 2 8 0
Washington (i 11! II
Shore and Cady; Johnson and Hon
rv. Gregg replaced Shore.
I!. IT. E.
Chicago Ii 111 0
Cleveland 1 5 0
Russell and Si-halk; Covaleski and
) ..eill. I'undie replaced Covaleski.
It. II. E.
Detroit :: .') 0
St. Louis ,r) 0 1
..litehell and linker; Plunk, Bolaud
nnd Chapman. Cunning'.iaiii replaced
II. IT. E.
. :i i:i 2
.. V 12 2
If. IT. E.
:i a l
2 0 0
r nnd Tia-
Pfefi'er and Meyers; Tyle
grcssor. Gowdy replaced M
1 irst game
Mammaiix ami GiliMin;
Vaughn ami Fisher.
Ii. II. E.
.1 10 I
2 0 2
Ames and Snv.ler; Toney,
Wingo. Meadows rcpliin
Scliulz replaced Dale.
H 11 1
(1 10 1
Mexicans Ordered Home.
Calexieo, Cal., June 2s. " Keturn t
Mexico at once with ns little ex it-'ment
as possible, "- is the trniisln ion of a
circular printed iu Spanish ml issued
today by M. G. paredes. local Mexican
consul. All Mexicans in Imp -rial Val
ley are urged to cross the border into
Lower California iminedii'.tclv.
TOLD CAN GET FOOD
BY TAKING EL PASO
Prospect of Loot Is Held Out
As Bait to Former
SEVERAL BANDITS HAVE
RETURNED FROM CUBA
Fourteen Refugees Stopped
100 Feet From Line
Fl Paso, Texas, June 28. -The hope of
looting El l'ni.o buoyed the half starved
and poorly clothed peons of Carranza's
northern army today. Reports from in
terior Mexico declare the Chihuahua
soldiers of the de facto government
have been told by officers thnt ns soon
as they reach El Taso they will have
plenty of food.
Several prominent mining men ar
rived in El Paso from Purrul, after nar
rowly escaping being mobbed nt Santa
Rosalia and again at Chihuahua. Anti
American demonstrations were held in
several towns as the Americans' train
was passing through. The presence of
armed Carranzista guards prevented the
mobs from dragging the Americans off
The refugees were T. O. Hawkins,
Jr., A. M. Morris, H. A. Buick and II.
They reported heavy .Mexican troop
movements northwnid estimating that
10,000 Cnrrunza soldiers were eu route
to I hihunhua from southern points. This
would bring the total strength of the
de facto government's armies in the
state to over !.", 000 men.
m Will Got Hot Welcome. .
Plans have been made by the Amer
ican force in El Paso for spoiling the re
ported looting party. General George
Bell, Jr., commanding .ViOO troops at
Fort Bliss, is known to have prepared,
iu the event of wur, plans for crossing
the ltio Grande, securing tho two Mex
ican lines which terminate iu Juarez
nnd moving on to Villa Ahumnda and
Chihuahua. If any opposition is offer
ed by the small garrison left in the
Mexican city after the principal Car
rnn.a forces evacuated it, Juarez will
be levelled. The American 4.7 guns
overlooking Juarez from the mesa back
of Kl Paso could lay the adobe town iu
ruins within 30 minutes, army officers
The prospect of looting El Fnso is
reported to have been strongly held out
to former Villistas, who were urged to
join the Carranzista armv. With the
promise of amnesty, recruiting officers
are rallying every possible element to
Carranza 's standard,
General Castillo, who planned the
Cunibre tunnel disnster in which a score
of American travelers met their deaths;
General Manuel Batida, who once sold
out the Villista garrison in Juarez to j
the Carranzista generals, and Jose
Flores, another former Villista lender, '
are reported to have reached Chihuahua '
from exile in ( una. Reports say these
men hnve been given commands in the
James Brown, an American negro who
(Continued on oaxa two)
All Else Was Forgotten
As Salem Gathered to
Bid Her Boys Goodbye
Ulst evening Salem said its final
farewell to the Tnird llattalion of the
Third Oregon infantry, but more par
ticularly to Company SI.
It was an impressive oeen-don. Then1
mav have been five thousand people
,11). the Southern Pacific depot, there
;may have been fifteen thousand the
jlaiger figure is nearer collect. I.'er
'tainly no such gathering has even been
I seen iii this city except at u stnte
It swarmed over the railroad tracks
for long distances in every direction
and the limit troop train with its two
monster engines crawled througii n
flood of human beings which opened
up to close around it a nimnenf later,
crushing lip against the sides of the
cars nnd seething like breakers on a
The police had roped off the entire
north end of the depot plat form from
the station to Mill street, planning to
keep all those not relatives of the sol
diers outidf the ropes. It was useless.
A hundred officers couldn't have held
that toircnt in check. The ropes were
stamped !o the ground and the crowd
took possession of every inch of the
lief ore the train came to a stop
ma li v of the soldiers leaped to the
i ground to seek parents, wives, sweet
hearts waiting for them. Some found
Government Redoubles Ef
forts to Get Americans
Home Before War Starts
Washington, June 28. The govern
ment is redoubling its efforts to get
Americans out of Mexico before pos
sible trouble begins. Under direction
of the state, wnr and navy depart
ments, strongest persuasion is being
used in those who insist upon remain
ing in Mexico "until the last minute."
Administration officials today criti
cised the attitude of these Americans.
Hearts indicate most are on the west
ern const of Mexico. By remaining
contrary to the advice of President
jWilson, it is deelnred they are sub
jecting themselves to grave danger.
Orders have been sent by Secretnry
Baniels to Admiral Wiuslow to urge
those hesitating not to wait.
Tho reason for many Americans re
fusing to leave is the strong feeling
prevailing in many Mexican cities that
there will be no break between the
United Slates and Mexico.
Seventy Americans, including 21 de
tained in Guanajuato, left Mexico City
for Vera Cruz, in a special car yester
day, according to a message from Con
sul Rodgers to th state department
toibv. About seven hundred huve
left Mexico City and ,'!00 now remain.
May Soon Be Settled
San Francisco, June 28. president
J. J. Foley of the international long
shoremen's association is expected to
announce 'today that compromise terms
offered strikers by the Waterfront
Employers are satisfactory.
The strikers are demanding oo cents
an hour straight time, $1 an hour over
time, nnd a closed shop.
The compromise is 55 cents an hour
and 82 1-2 cents overtime, with a
Although the strikers have not in
dicated these terms aro satisfactory,
employers Tjrere; confident that they
would be accepted and the strike
would be definitely settled.
Federal Mediator White went Into
conference today with representatives
of the lumber interests nnd the strik
ers to see if a compromise cannot be
arranged. P. II. McCarthy and other
officials of tho building trades coun
cil are taking a hand iu tho proceed
ings. They are anxious to end the
trouble, so building mechanics who
have been thrown out of employment
innv resume work.
Portland, Or., June 2S. Employers
here decided today to stand pat, on an
offer to striking longshoremen of fit)
cents an hour for straight time and
7"i cents for overtime. The chamber
of commerce backed the move of the
employers who were determined to
put their rates on a parity with those
of Puget Sound ports regardless of
what California employers do.
Portland longshoremen leave tonight
for San Francisco to attend the con
ference which was postponed until
Friday. J. Andry Mudsen, Charles
Bennett and Jack .Maher will go from
here. They will be joined by Sum
Smith of Seattle, J. Taylor and II.
Howard f Vancouver, It. (',, and Tom
Meyers of Marshficld.
Mr. and Mrs. William Kurtli were
among the Dallas people in the city
last night to see tlr Dallas soldiers
pass tiiroiigh Salem.
their loved ones, some did no!. Moth
ers who iiad waited lor three houis
or more failed to get ,i glimpse of their
hoys iu the singe. It would have been
of little avail had thr-- seen them; no
one could stein the tide,
Some Tearful Goodbyes
Some of the army men hud to t'iht
the crowd in order to get to relatives
they had spied ill its midst. Ignoring
the rain which had fallen intermittent
ly for hours ami w'lich came down in
torrents just as the train entered Sa
,lom women stood with their arms
wrapped around their men whilu they
sobbed their farewell on their strong
Not nil the men were dry-eyed eith
er. On the outskirts an old man stood
unashamed while the tears streamed
down his cheeks and his lips moved in
a feeble call for toe lad he couldn't
tind. A younger generation was be
'ween him and the train.
Iti'siiles Salem, Dallas and Corvallis
were represented iu the crowd at the
station. The soldiers had icceivil an
ovation at Woodluirii before they ar
med here iiipI the town practically
suspended tictivity while it massed at
the depot to pay its last respects. Mo
tor parties from that city followed the
train to Salem.
(CootinutJ oa ?ag Three)
ORDERS TO CROSS
BORDER IF TRAIL
These Said To Be Given Cav
alry Pursuing Murderers
of the Parkers
BRIEF STORY OF EVENTS
ON EAST SIDE OF BORDER
Twenty Bandits Captured
Mexican Cavalry Bemg
Rushed to the Line
' By Webb C. Miller.
(United Press staff correspondent.)
ColmbuS, N. M., June 28. Orders to
cross the border into Mexico if a hot
trail is found are believed to havo been,
given strong cavalry patrols and auto
mobile posses searching today for trace
of the Mexican bandits who murdered
William Parker and his youg bride in
tne latest border ruid.
It was not known early today wheth
er the international line had boeu
crossed by the pursuers. The orders
are not understood to contemplate a
long chase into Mexican territory.
About midnight the bodies of tne two
American victims were brought to
Ilachitu by automobile. Each had been,
shot threo times after being cornered
iu a room of their ranch house.
A ruuner who had returned from one
of the posses stated thnt the bandits'
trail had not been picked np nod that
tho civilian pursuers at least had not
invaded Mexico. Practically the entire
civil population of ilachita's eon ramp
commandeered automobiles and took up
the chase yesterday afternoon and ev
ening following receipt of tho first news
of the raid.
Several heavy relief columns were
still searching the Chihuahua desert for
American survivors of the Carrizal
fight. No other military activity by
General Pershing's forces is apparent
here. Mainly the expedition is resting
on its arms prepared for anything and
awaiting orders cxpeeteil to follow dip
lomatic exchanges. Many code niessagwt
passed between Generals Funstnn and
Pershing duriu gthc night.
Mexican Cavalry on Way.
Douglas, Ariz., June 28. Colonel
Pndilln, reputed to be one of the Bwift
est cavalry leaders in Mexico, is rush
ing 1,000 picked rurnles from Babricom
to Nncozari Arizpe, according to well
founded reports received here today.
Two Americans were reported killed
at Nacozari yesterday in a battle with
Mexicans and further fighting is feared
Arrivals from Nacozari, which is tha
southern terminal of a railroad into
Douglns, declares towns in Souora havo
been practically deserted by men, all
responding to the call for troops.
All arrivals 'from the south soy the
whole country is armed, but that the
inhabitants arc facing a food fumine.
Two Americans Kilted.
Mexico City, June 2H. Two Ameri
cans were killed and another captured
in a fight between Ainericnns anil Mex
ican forces near Nncozari, Sonora, 80
miles south of the border, General
Cnllcs reported to the war office last
Calles licensed the Americans of cut
ting wire fences and committing depre
dations. When the Mexicans protested
the Americans opened fire killing two
Mexicans, he reported. The Mexicans
returned the fire, killing J. P. Hares
and A. 1'. Dickson. Morton Harden,
another American, was captured. Calles
reported that Harden admitted his com
panions began the shooting.
Columbus. N. M., June 28. Twenty
Mexican bandits captured along the
American lines near El Valle are being;
brought north under guard on a motor
truck train, incoming truck men re
ported today. The prisoners are expect
ed to arrive in Columbus tonight aud
will be confined in the wire stockade,
erected some time ago for such a pur
pose. Strengthening the Trenches.
Tfaco, Ariz., Juno 2M. American
troops were today strengthening tho
(Continued on Piiita Eight.)
night and Thurs
south to west