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FORTY-SECONP YEAR NO. 39.
SALEM, OREGON, MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 1919.
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Gennan GovernmeVnnounces Determination To Re
fuse Recognitiort VNewly Proclaimed Soviet Re
public In Munich. vNirtacan Disorders Continue
By Frank J. Taylor
(United Press staff correspondent)
Weinier, Fob. 23., Civil war is threat
died in Bavaria unless a compromise is
affected between the two rival element'
which set up separate governments, fob
lowing assassination of Premier Eisner,
nceording to adviccs received here to'
day. The combined soldiers, poasant;
and workmon's Soviets seized the gov
ernment machinery and proclaimed a
communistic republic. A few hours
later tho majority and independent so'
cinliuts effected an amalgamation, or
ganized a central council and claimed
tho right to administer tho affairs of
tho whole of Bavaria,
.... A grout majority of tho Bavarian
were reported to resent the assumption
oi authority by too communist olo
juents, which are lnrsuly non-Bavarian
For this reason, it was bolioved thu
country would mostly support tho eo-i
-iu.ttat coalition instead of tho soviet
; WON'T EiSCOGNIZE SOVIETS
By John Graudena
(United Press staff correspondent)
Berlin, Feb. 23. The German gov
eminent announced its detormlnatio I
today to refuse recognition to tho newly
proclaimed soviet republic in "Munich
Military action was expected to bo do
f erred, however, until the Bavarian
themselves arc given ttn-opport unity td
overthrow tho radicals.
Spartacan disorders were contiriul-,i
iu- the industrial districts oi uaiumny
At Mannheim prisons were opeuod and
tho city was being patrolled by armed
ears, man ied by radicals. The Spar
tacans demanded establishment of ;l
soviet government. Authorities of Ba.
dcu proclaimed a state of scigo. Striln
ers in tho Dusseldorf region, Muolhcim
find Oberhausen di'cidcd not to accept
the decision of the Essen, laborers to re
turn to work.
"The council of eleven," which i
edministrating tho affairs of the soviet,
republic in Munich, was said to have
discharged all regular troops and re-
'placed thcin with "people's guards,
Persons suspected of complicity in r
plot to restore the monarch have oeei:
Among them was a brother of Coun'
Luxburg, former German minister tf
Argentina and author of the famou:
' spurlos vorseukt ' message
Throngs of citizens were said to have
visited tho spot where Premier Eisntv
wa9 assassinated, standing iibout with
Copenhagen, Feb. 24. Reports of
disorder in Munich following tho as
nas.dnation of Premier Eisner and othe:'
ministers, are denied by the ' commitT1''1 ,17 senators stood in solid forma
tee of eleven," according to dispatches
received from Munich today.
The committeo which has set up a So
viet government has announced Its do
tion to resist any interference : ?d in the 9ellflto durl,,g the present leg- .confident that congress and the pco
Ebert Scheidemaun government 1 1IutUi?- Jt was "'""V at ,mo Sen- P " WU approve participation of the
ly tne fitiert scheidemaun govornn
WB1 Attack Bevolters
Paris, Feb. 24. War Minister Ross-,
Iiaupter is preparing to attack tho rev-
(Continiied on pago four)
Ther'e few things ts expensive as a
i-hoap plumber. Of all th' besu J
catchers, madesty is th ' best. j
CALLS THIRD OREGON
PRIZE REGIMENT OF
FIGHTERS IN FRANCE
Boys Ask, "When Do We Go
Home? As They Land
From Warsti!) PoeMo.
New York, Feb. 2. Captain Con
ran RitatTiu of Utulaa arrived late this
j afternoon jn command of the entire
troops aboard the warship Pueblo, num
boring 1530 men and officers. Among
those splendid troops were companies
L and M of. the Ki2d infantry,, which
j loft Brest February 0. Like all of the
uaree ships arriving today at llobokon
piers, the Puelblo was Into. She had a
good voyage and the men were in the
best of spirits and condition. The great
warship steamed into port about 48
hours late owing to storina
At ihe piers the .military band greet
ed the warriors with colors and nation
al airs. As on other arrivals, "Home,
Sweet Heme" was played', and the en
tiro 'body of troops aboard .raised a
great cheer which died into solemn
(Continued from page two)
STATE SALARY BILLS
AD TOO FEW FRIENDS
1 SENATE SA1URDAY
L,m... Vn1, ei' I) C
prejne Court Only One That
Tlie bill to increase the salary of
the justices of the supreme court was
the only one of the do7.in or more
state salary bills to weather the storm
which broke in tho senate Saturday
afternoon when the ways and means
committee turned in adverse reports
on tho measures boosting-the pay war
rants of various officials
On all but the supreme court salary
tion and sustained the committee's re-1
nort thereby killins thn bills.
From the spectators standpoint, the
sc.nion was the most excltlnj witnc,- j
iiiura uLcume acrimonious, uiose wn'O
wore trying to defend the salary bills
and save aome of them from the wreck !
repeatedly attempted to force adjeurn-
incut, but just as often the 17 senators
sttkod pat and refused to adjourn un
tu the job wag finished
T'ha salary bills killed were &.? fol
lows: Stato tax Commissioner Galloway, in
crease from )25O0 to $3000; Insurance
Commissioner Wells, increase from $3,
000 to $3G00; Superintendent of Pub
lic Instruction J. A. Churchill, increase
from $3000 to $3fi00; Corporation Com
missioner H. J. S?huldermnn, increase
ironi .umi to 3i,uo; oiate vetennar-.
ian W. H. Lytic, increase from $2400 1
to $3000, and increases for the district
attorneys for Tillamook, Deschutes and
The Ibill increasing the salaries of
the justices of the supreme court- from
$4500 to $5250 was nassed over the pro
test of the ways and means committee
while the committee itself recommend
ed an increase in the salary of Dairy
and Food Commissioner J. D. Mickle
from $2000 to $3000 year, and in "the
salary of R. B Goodin, secretary of
the stato board of control, from $2400lsisted that no one could stop him
10 ?.)uou. inese last two Dills will oe
,:n for passage today
On the bill to increase the salary
of the supreme court justices, Senators
Eberhard. Huston and Vinton broke
fiom the solid lineup which killed all
the other eilary bills. Senator Ffecr
hard is a member of the ways and
means committee and in voting against
th? rnport of the eomrnittee he explain
ed that he had rgreed with the commit
to to stand by its reports on aJl but
rn s one bill, and the committee had
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wHoMAKtVwsjr 1 W
UMCeRYAlN V RIBBONS Y3lf
FOfTHe CM i$ CATTLE : ; V '3k 1
FISH Hwe Wo lc lNtflk V
, PIRATES DUR.INC. THF WiW0ujm X
MA PAST -4-0 (fVii! V
NEIGHBORING FAR.MCR.S' OP I N UNION COUNT
The biennial session of the legislature is running overtime this week to pass upon the
few hundreds of bills which were still on the calendar Friday night. The solons car
tooned above are some of those who are just as active now that their pay has stopped
as they were when they drew their princely salary of three dollars per diem.
CONFIDENT THAT U.S.
NATIONS FOR WORLD
WHsoa Iutecds To Go Before
People For Support If
By Bobert J. Bender
(United Press staff correspondent)
asn. ioD. Z4. iiy courier from U.
S. 8. George Washington, anchored in
President Boads.) President Wilson,
returning to American shores today, is
-wi.cu oi-atus m a leuguu oi nee a-
Failure of America to sanction such
course would, he belioves, be & great
moral blow to the civilized nations now
bending their efforts toward a Just and
(Continued on pago five)
Arrested Man Who Was
"Going To See President"
Boston, Mass., Fdb. 24. Andrew J,
Kogosky, 33, of Worcester, Mass., wan '
arrusled in the Copley plaxa hotel
shortly after 2 o clock, when he at
tempted to roaoh President Wilson's
suite. Police and secret service men
found a .32 calibre revolver and a
blackjack on Rogosky. He wag taken
to' police headquarters, charged with
Rogosky wag first seen when he at
tempted to reach tho fourth ltoor
where the president's suite is situated.
L'pon being questioned he said he 'was
going to see the president" and in-
battled for several minutes. The re
volver, which wag of .32 caliber, was
fully loaded. The paliee. believe that
Rogosky id an anarchirt.
AFGHANISTAN HEAD KILLED.
24. The amir of Af
been assassinated, it
in official dispatches
Habibulah Khan, amir of Afghanis
tan succeeded to the throne in 1901. lie,
was u years oiu. , (
UNDER THE CAPITOL DOME.
PIG CLUB MOVEMENT
BOOSTED AT MEETiKG
peck's By Prominent Work
ers Escoarage Youthful
A big boost was given the pork in
dustry in Marion county Saturday after
noon when about 150 members of the
Pig Club, organized by O. W. Eyre of
tho U. S. National bank, met at the
opera house to discuss the future plans
of the organization and to increase the"
membership. Mr Eyre is also president
and father of the club, and explain
ed the plan by which tho bank will as
sist any boy or girl to tho extent of a
$10 loan to get started in the art of
pig raising. He will also accommoi'aM
them by furnishing young pigg to any
member at prices ranging from two to
Along With tho othor matter, there
was presented the proposition of organ
izing a Standard Pig Club, which pro
vides for a certain degree of efficiency
in the work. For this latter organiza
tion the following officers were eloct
cd: preftidont Klinor Roth; vice presi
dent, Frank Egglcr, secretary Francis
. A number of active club workers
and leaders were present and made brief
not only gave the
voung people a good deal of informa
tion and counsel but injected a lot of
enthusiasm into the movement. Among
the speakers were Supervisor J. W. L.
frmth of the Pig Club) movement;
County Superintendent W. M. Smith,
N. C Maris of the Oregon Agricultural
College; Mrs. M. L. Fulgorson, assist
ant supervisor for Marion county; A.
I O'Reilly, of the 0. A. C; W. H.
Steusloff. Walter Denton, Supervisor
Josiah Wills of Polk county; G. W.
und David Eyre of the U. ft. National
Among other matters discussed was
the question of systematically increas
ing the membership of the club up to
500 if possible. It was also arranged
that members might devote themselves
to raising calves or nhcep if ihsy pre
ferred. There was every evidence of
enthusiasm and determination in the
ranks and there is little question that
this club will develop into the strong
est organization in the valley.
At the close of the meeting the mem
bers were delighted with an invita
tion from David Eyre to visit the Spa
me cream parlors at nig expense.
LICE ASSERT THEY
FISMED PLOT TO
Fourteen Spaniards Taken
A::d Radical Literature
Siezed By Raiders.
New York, Feb. 24. In the arrest of
14 Spaniards, police today assert thej
have furstrated a plot to assassinate
President Wilson at Boston. Tho moi
wore tukea in an uptown club yestor
day. Tho placo had been under secret
service survillanco for somo time. Th
prisoners were to bo arraigned before
United otatos Commissioner Hitchcoc.1
todny, charged with publishing and dis
tributing seditious literature.
Secret aervico operatives todny said
evidence had been eeeureS which will
be used to prove some of tho prisoner!
(Oontlnued on page six.)
VOTE COAST WIDE STRIKE
Portland, Or., Feb. 24. Dele
gates to the (Pacific coast con
vention of Metal Trade coun
cils voted today for a coast
wide strike April 1, it was offi
cially announced this afternoon
TOTAL DEATHS IN A, EY F.
Washington, Feb. 24. Deaths in the
A. E. F. -up to Fiilirunrv 10, totalled
72,951, of which 20,829' wero from
disease, 48,768 from vattlo and 3354
from other causes the war department
announced today. Up to February 14
in the United 8tatc there were 34,
493 deaths, of whicb. 32,737 wero from
disease and 175ft from other cause.
FIRST POLICE PATROL PLANE
Indianapolis, Ind., Fib. 24. The
world 'a first police patrol plane ar
rived here today carrying a policeman
from Dayton, Ohio, to arrest and take
back to Dayton Robert Tcmplin, want
ed there on ctiarge of embezzlement.
TlHe first aerial -"Mack. Mpriali"
carried F. K. Yendis, Dayton police in
spector and B L. WheJan, pilots -
"Our Great Country Is j
Trusted Tkaughout the
Monster Crowd Packed Mechanics Hall, Boston To Hear
Wilson's Message After Returning From Europe.
Said He Was Not Prepared To Report Details Of
Conference For That Would Re Premature. 1
AUTO LICENSE BILL
PROPOSES TO DOUBLE
TAX OH GAS IK
Second Had Cars Will Not Be
Exespt, Paying Same As
Judging by tho progress made by the
House of Representative this morn
ing, it may bo late in the week before
tho legislature adjourns sine die.
With the great reconstruction bills to
be considered, and with the oleomar
garine bill, and then the big auto
license bill and a possibility cf tho
Malheur lake bill being threshed o
again, thero is an abundance of wrk
m sight to keep tho legislature busy
for soevral days, '
The bill by which tho automobiles
are to pay for the maintenance of the
highways in tho stato was presented
this morning by the committee on roada
and highways. Although this is one of
the important bills of the Bossion, it
has been delayed until the closing days.
As explained by Mr. Dennis of Yam
hill county, the automobile licenses
shoffld keep up the roads and the cos-,
of keeping them up is figured' byjjMft
Dennis as follows: Coat of maintenance
of hard surface, road per mile for one
year, $180; administration churge, $177
a year; depreciation of road oach year
(Continued on pago six.)
EREST HOLDS RECORD
II GETTING SOLDIERS
Precautions Of Officials Kept
InfliiQza Epidemic From
By Lowel Mollett
(United press staff correspondent)
(Copyright, 1919, by tho United Press)
Iirest,- Feb. 24 While every effort
is being strained here to get tho boys
homo as fast ns possible, it is not a
race. Tho roa3m is that Brest, having
outdistanced all other ports in tho great
"race for Berlin," 1ms no serious com
petitors in tho race for homo.
Tho ('raco for Berlin" was between
Brest, Bordeaux, St. Nuzuire, Havre,
Marseille,' Boulogne and Calais. It be,
gan in November J917, and was design
ed to show which port organization was
tho most efficient. .Brest accomplished
eight weeks theoretical work in for
warding troops and material in six
weekj and two days.
When the armistice was signed, 870,
146 troops had passed through this
port. Tho first boat arriving in No
vember, 1917, required 17 days to dis
eluirgo its cargo. Oi May 24, 1918, 16
boats arrived with 42,152 troops, and all
wero discharged within 24 hours. On
(July 15, 32,000 troops were discharged
!in 12 hours. Tho Leviathan on its first
I trip t0 Liverpool the world's greatest
harbor spent 42 days there betore its
return to America. On its second trip
.to Liverpool it spent 30 days. She ar
rived in Brest on May 2 with 8,84a;
troops, discharged them, rocoaled and
departed in 81 hours. The next day
a British official arrived in Brest to
gee if.it wore possiblo for tho Amer
icans to bettor Liverpool's record. Ho
found the ship gone. Admiral Sims, re
ceiving a iiicssago relating to mo per
formance, thought thero was a mistake!
and asked for verification. Tho con
firmatory message was received while
ho was in tho office of a Britain ad
miral. Ho kicked his hut to tho ceiling
and shouted. On its next trip tlio Le
viathan discharged 10,388 troops In 29
hours and rocoaled in 49 1-2 hours.
Had Inadequate Facilities
This is tho plcasanter side of Brest's
activities durin....g the trying months
when there was just one motive actuat
ing the American army and the Amer
ican people to get the men to the front
Theso records were achieved with to
tally inadequate facilities, insufficient
lighters, tugs, trucks, carg and lumber
(Continued on page throe)
By Robert J. Bender
(United Press Staff Correspondent)
Mechanics Hall, Boston, Mass., Feb.
24. Following a tremendous reception
by the people of Boston today, Presi
dent Wilson came to Mechanics Hall
this afternoon to take up the battle for
a league of nations.
His speech, tho first answer to op
ponents of the league of nations in
tho senate, was planned to lay the back
ground for American support of . his
program. Its preparation followed a
long con forenoo on, the Jeorgo Wash
ington last night and today with Sec
retary Tumulty, Pending his audienco
with congressional leaders, tha pru
dent is not attempting to. go inf1 Je
tnils of the lrgl:r--Lut "mml' tt-'.ll
show why he regards It. necessary; tud
what ho believes will bo Its ultimate)
Tho old building was crowded to 1iil
top gallery before tho pres:dont arriv
ed. A band of soldiers plavcd whilo
the audience waited Wilson's coming.
At the head of each aislo s'ood an
army officer, a naval officer and a .
Red Cross nurse, silent and solemn ami
most of the music was of a subduetl
nature so there was an atmosphoro of
gravity rather than of patriotio excite- .
ment. Mechanics Hall was surrounded
by troops and credentials of all theso
entering were carefully wateJied by
half a dozen guards. Automobiles wero
turned back a block from tho building.
Pictures of Lincoln, Washington,
Roosevelt and Wilson 'were hung ovor
Tho president's place was beneath a
Rounding board. Red. wbhe and blvio
predominated in the decora'ions. v
Gave Speech of Weloomo.
Before tho president started talking.
Mayor i'eters made a brief spcoch of
A salute was fired as Wilscn enter
ed the hall at 2:40 He was given a
deafening ovation, rising from his seat
to bow a response.
lohn McCorniack sang, "Tho Bar
Spangled Banner", the progidont ap
Governor Coolidgo greeted Wilson in,
the name of the stuto of MusHaehusctts. '.
During his address tho audienco sheer
ed wildly at mention of tho Twenty
Sixth (New England) division ami
Mujor Edwarda. The president joineil
in the applause. The Battle Hvmn of
tho Republic and Onward, Christian
Soldiers were then sung.
Tho president began speaking at 3
'lt warms my heart," the president
said in opening, 'to see my fellow citi
zens' again. Because I havfl at time
felt very lonely in rocent weeks with
out your counsel.
Wna Greeting To Feoplo.
''The extraordinarily geucrcus recep
tion given me on tho other sidy seem
cd to be a cull of greeting to you, rath
er than to mo'. I had tho crowninjj
prido of being your r'presentative. Men
everywhere felt that your hearts beat
with" theirs in the cause of liberty "
The plaudits of the European crr.wdi,
ho said, were calls to America for a
union across the seas in a peaee of jus
tice and right.
Tho proudest thing I have to re
port to you," ho said, ''is that our
creat country is trusted throughout tho
Ho said he was not prepared to re
port details of the conference on a
peace not yet completed. There is com
mon agreement, he said, that, a now
order must bo sot up in tho world.
''Tho settlement of this war affects
every great nation and sometimes I
think every small nation in the world.
No one decision can be made without
(Continued on page three)
Relieved Out Of Danger
Paris, Feb. 24. Premier Clcmenceao,
shot by an assassin Wednesday, was be
lieved to be out of danger today.
The official bulletin Issued today
" Premier Clcmenceau is co:itinuinj
to improve. He spent a restless night,
however, owing to his enforced inactiv
ity yesterday. His toniporaturo is 30.'
centigrade (97.8S Fahrenheit.)"
It was expected ho might be able tf
curry out his .avowed intention of re
suming his official duties toworrow.
A band of boy appeared on tho
streets yesterday afternoon carrying a
red flag and shouting "Down wi!i
with Clcmenceau!" Grcndnrmrg scat
tered them and seized tho flag. Spec
tators wero mildly amused.
"The premier slept in his bed last
night and probably will preside at the
pence conference sessioi Thursday,"
tho Echo I) 'Paris said today., (Clemen,
ceau had lecu sleeping in an aria