Daily capital journal. (Salem, Or.) 1903-1919, March 22, 1919, Image 1

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Only Circulation in Salem Guar
anteed by the Audit Bureau of
Weather Report.
Oregon: Tonight &d i-nn-
day fair, modeiat? easterly
winds. J
STANDS F v " v
(fif HI (imiriiM
Was Arrested Early This Morning Following Return Of
Grand Jury Indictment Yesterday Charging Him
With Felony. Allege That He Is Guilty Of "Asking,
Receiving And Agreeing To Receive A Bribe."
Los Angeles, Cal., March 22. Mayor
Frederick T. Woodman of Los Angeles
was arrested during the early hours of
this morning just as he was cutering
the Union League club, following the
returning of a grand jury indictment
Isfce yesterday charging him with
Specifically, it is alleged he is guilty
of ''asking, receiving and , agreeing to
receive a bribe ' ' of $25,000 from George
Henderson and George Brown, negro
Woodman, the indictment tvlleges,
no, reed to appoint Sergeant William
ilaekett, head of the police "metropoli
tan squad" which has chaigo of on
foiling the "purity" laws, and to give
Henderson and Brown protection in an
alleged plan to doiuiato the Los An
gelos underworld and keep it freo from
police interference.
Arrest Henderson and Brown.
Henderson ana mown ntso were in
dicted and arrested.
Horace Karr, until recently political
editor of a Los Angeles morning paper,
is named in tho indictment as inter
luediary, but is not indicted.
The indictment alleges that the $25,
uuu was to oe pniu to woodman in
monthly installments (if $2500 aud that
$2,000 actually was paid to Karr at tlio
mayor s direction, although tha indict-1
meat does not indicate whether -Wood- j
mr.n ever received the money from
Karr. Woodman's indictment came
with a suddenness which was something
of a shock to tho political circles hero,
although it had been reported that
Bonielhiiig of tho sort was pending.
"I know nothing of any bribery or
other charges of any kind wlmisoover,"
was the comment of Mayor Woodman
after his arrest. "You must remember
this is election time. It's just a politi
cal trick."
The mayor two days ago had an
nounced his candidacy for re-election.
Ho is Ut liberty under' $10,000 bonds.
Osirleson Removes Officials
?h System
Washington, March- 22. Postmaster
General Burleson today removed Clar
ence H. Mackay, president; W. W. Cook,
general counsol; William S. Deegan, soc
cefary and tho board of directors or the
Mackay company, operating the Postal
Telegraph & Telephone system. Ho ap
lointed A. F. Adams to supersede them
in the management. .
In relieving tho Mackay group from
connection wjth their company, Burje
son asserted that they "have failed It
carry out the orders and instructions of
tho postmaster general nnT have eon
ducted themselves before the public and
with the operating force in such man
tier as to disadvantageously affect the
Interests of tho government. "
Burleson's order also included in his
removal from control and operation
"the owners."
A wage of $15.50 a day to carpenter
in New York and Broadway has 'been
awarded by the emergency construc
tion wage commission.
Abe Martin
Some folks are so hard up ler some-
thin' t' worry about that tey iret ocr
th' color o' next year's anto license,
Kevcr marry a girl that's sore 'cause
she ' not a man.
Conferees Are Racing Against
Tcndsncy For Revolt In
" Europe,
- By Fred S. Ferguson j
(raited Press staff correspondent)
Paris, -Mar, 22. The race between
poaco, plunder and poverty is now on
with tho advent of spring.
The question of whether peace, sta
bility and reconstruction are to prevail
during tho coming months, or whether
Central Europe, at least, will be con
vulsed in a sanguinary struggle, will
soon be answered.
Bolshevist forces are known to be
concentrating on the Roumanian fron
tier, others aro facing the Poles and
by infiltration striking at tho -roots
of that newly formed government. The
Roumanians say they have definite in
formation, that? tho bolshcviki intend
to strike as oou s the weathm- be
comes favorulble. The Poles are now
involved in constant isolated struggles
and it is believed to ibo only a piatter
of time until the full storm ibreuks.
Are Only Barriers
Roumania and Poland stand us the
only barriers between the Russian bol
shevik! and Central Europe.
Owing to tho shortage of raw mater
ials, and consequent lack of employ
ment, it is said to ibe a question wheth
er tho present Czeeho-Slovak govern
ment survives.
Sooner or later reports from various
sources indicate, the lil'eit govern
ment iu Germany is likely to fail.
Whether it is before or atter peace is
signed probably is merely a matter of
chance. If the present government is
not willing to make a clean brcast.of
Germany's responsibility if or the war
and accept tho treaty as presented, it
U' predicted the radicals will overthrow
On the other hniid, if the govern
ment signs a drastii treaty without
protest there may issue the wme re
sult. Economic experts and. ltadors de
clare a chance for people to get buck
to work and overcome tho lnnbits of
idleness will be the best antidote for
ins picseut unrest.
xue situation nas set every peace
committee here working oil pvaujoally
a day and night schedule, nnen tne
allies insist that the Germans allow
Polish troops who have fought in
Franco to return to 'Poland through
Danzig it means thev are insisting not
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ing Germany from n.. '.f"..
Bolshevist boomerang launched by the
German militarists.
Jt is a close race. The next few weeks
are expected to tell the result.
Mrs. Von Hindcnbarg Says
British Began Kiel Revolt
By Frank J. Taylor.
(United Press Staff Correspondent.)
Rerlifi. Manth 20. Ri-itiuli nullum ilii -
jguised as German sailors, organized and!
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started the K.o revolt which was
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lion, Frau Von Hindenburg charged in
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an inrerview wim me untied tress to-
day. Frau Von Hindenburg, who is
sister-in-law and confidante of the fie
,.,r i.m , uu luc liiiriKura
anu uiiriguery 01 European uipiomaiic
Field Marshal Von Hindenburg be -
lieves the German army was never de
feated militarily, but was stubbed in
the back by tli8 revolution, according
to his sister-in-law.
Louisiana From Brest
Docked This
New York; March 22. The auxiliary
cruiser Louisiana docked this mornins.
Aboard were four detachments of tho
11th air service construction company
of 13 officers and 825 -men, casual
companies of six officers and 415 men.
Six Brest convalescent dctchments of
seven officers and 559 men, twelve ens-
ual officers, 44 nurses, 24 soldiers'
wives and 27 wives of naval men.
Armory Packed To Hear En
deavors Of Ciass Of Willamette.
It was "standing room only" at the
armory last night, long before tho
Freshman Glee program started such
an audionce as one seldom sees iu the
building, for the hearts of the public
are with the young people. Tho build
ing was beautifully and tastefully dec
orated, tho crimson and gold streamers
that spanned the auditorium contrast
ing sharply with the masses of ever
greens and ferns.
The program was of unusual excell
ence, there being in addition to the four
class songs a violin solo by Leisla Ruby;
a reading by Gene bevy and a collo
solo by Prof. John R. Sites. All those
numbers were enthusiastically roceived.
It would bo "nuff sed" if one were
to stuto that the class songs were up
to tho standard of other years; but to
the minds of the majority of the audi
ence they surpassed all past records una
efforts, showing much originality and
sentiment in construction. Superficial
ly considered, one would not detect a
great difference of quality in the four
compositions. Had the decision been
left to a popular vote of the audience
the result might have been quite dif
ferent. From a purely hiusical stand
point the Junior song should nave had
the honors' without question, while in
the matter of expressed sentiment there
seemed to be very littlo choico between
the Juniors and tho Sophomores. How
ever, when the judges had canvassed
the four songs and scored1 on wi the
three quulities words, music and rendi
tion tho Sophomore class was awarded
the pennant, the Seniors ranking sec
ond, Juniors third and Freshmen fourth.
The judges v. iio passed upon tho compo
sitions were: Words, Miss Cox, Mrs. Le
land Porter' and Mrs. Florian Von
Kschon;' music, Mrs. A. A. Schramm,
Professor T. S. Roberts. Miss Gertrude
Eakinj rendition, A. A. Schramm, H. C.
Clink and Rev. H. N. Aldrich.
Following the announcement of the
awards, the pennant a particularly
handsome one was presented by Prof.
Mi tthows, with a few fitting words of
felicitation. Following are tho words
of the winning song:
Oh Willamette safely harbored
In the hills of Oregon.
We have turned from many a battle
Gory trench, and ruined shrine
To your dear familiar presence,
That like a stur in darkness shines:
We hear tho mill stream rippling
Whero the poplar buds unfold.
We see your cordial banners'
Floating proudly as of old. '
Oh Willamette safely enshrined
In the temple of our hearts.
We shall ne'er forgot your lessons
Though life's journey take us far,
Ever slinll vour spirit guide us
Like a bright and glowing star
For we owe thee. Alma Mater,
Gratitude we scarce, can snow
For the joys that gather round us
With the days that come and go.
Qh col,cso (layg na college ways
To our hearts are ever dear
The friends we've made, the games
wo've played,
In memory they are doar;
So here's to old Wilametto,
To hor profs and prexy, too,
Her athletes strong we hail with song,
tier uime
.Willamette, here's to you
Portland Has First Case
Of "Sleeping Sickness
Portland, nr.. March 22. Portland's
first case of "sleeping sickness" is
probably the first one of the kind in
i the- country, inasmuch as it is "compli
cated" the victim being the negro
wife of a Japanese.
The sufferer is Mrs. Mamie Hiatal.
was seized with the ailment Tues
day night and since, then has
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i,lla)lo,i i.ra ttnniT.ted
Ihe Japanese husband l.a attempted
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i Mm rnn; i nwn inn r irnar nr.
10 loice uqum u,.. ...
the colored woman but has met with,''"-' , .". ..!,. " ., .... f(
, I the abolition of tho great general staff,
I lit tie SUCCCSS. ... I. ., J .;mil inKtim,. . fine
ool will be permitted for
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ioj. iuu dliuul; uiaj wi-l u fi"
ed in various parts 01 wo country re
o..t t.. i. xfQ-,,L, onVniir.
"""-' " " terms are carried out, it is said. Con
teen years ago Ole Hanson visited San-j o n(jw workjl in thi rcgio is
ta Barbara as an itinerant photogra- forbidden. Retention of existing forti
pher. - jfications on the eastern and southern
Ho is here today as mayor of Seattle rontiors wil be permitted, military au-
and one of the country s most taiKeajthorities believe.
of men.
' I was in San Diego and heard there
were lois OI people in numa iuruara, ;
ho told at luncheon of the Rotary club
here. "So I bought an outfit and, cl-!mittcd land forces:
though I didn't know much about' Infantry Rifles 84,000; heavy ma-
photography, came to Santa Barbara
and made close of $1000 worth of pic
Hanson's health
seems much
Allowed 7 Divisons Of Infan
try And 3 Of Cavalry Ac
cordin To Terms.
i .
ETiioves Of War Administra
tion Limited To 10 Per Cos
Of Jfekr In 1913.
By Ed L, Keen
(United Press staff correspondent)
(Copyright, 1919, by tho United Press)
Paris, March 22. The extent to
which Germany will be rendered im
potent as a world dominating military
power by the impending peaco treaty
Wi-.s fully revealed today for tho first
time in information obtained by the
United Press from authoritative
The terms of the treaty regarding
military, navuland aviation questions
finally ugreed to by the supreme war
council aro, according to the best in
formation, as follows:
Germany to be allowed & maximum of
seven divisions of infantry aud three
divisions of cavalry, totalling 100,000 ;
men and officors.
iv umber of Germany urmy officers
must not exceed 4000,-,
Officers employed in tho War ministry
of tlio various states must not exceed
3u0 while the number of civilian env
ployes of the war u wTiitn i s 1 1' & t i o n will
uu minted to 10 per cent of tne number
of such employes in 1913.
j.uu bcapicuies Allowed.
No military air f'oree will bo allowed
except 100 seaplanes, which will be
used in destruction of mines unui ocio
uer 1. t
iSo airdome:iwHl bo permitted within
93 miles of tlt'e western or eastern f ren
tiers nor within 93 miles of tho Italian
and Czecho slovak boundaries.
ilio uliius retain the right of freo
aerial passage and landing in Germany
until complete evacuation of Germany
by the ullicd troops is uccomplished.
buiTonaer Materials.
All Gorman military aviation mater
ials to bo surrendered.
. 'i'Ue German fleet, according to tho
United Press information, will bo limit
ed to six battleships of tho Deutscftlund
or Lothringeu type, under tho terms ar
ranged. Other naval maximums are:
Six light cruisers, twelvo destroyers,
twelve torpedo boats.
In replacing the fleet units, now ves-
els constructed will not exceed 10,000
ions for armored ships, six thousand
tons for light cruisers, 800 tons for de
stroyers and 200 tons for torpedo boats.
Except when ships aro lost through
storm, etc., no battleships nor cruisers
can bo replaced uutil they are 20 years
old, according to the proposed terms.
Destroyers aud torpedo boats, must bo
13 years old before they can be junked
as obsolete and replaced by new vessels.
The navy personnel to bo limited to'ful talk with Frank on the way over.
10,000. This number includes 1500 of
Stop Construction.
Warships now under construction iu
Gorman navy yards to ho broken up uu -
der allied supervision. '
All auxiliury cruisers to be disarmed
and returned to merchant Ship status.
aii suDinariiies to uo Burrenuereu 10 now, no saia no .wouia innKo him move
the allies. out for Frank. So Frank says if Thay-
Construction of submarines, either former will pay just his own transportation
war or commercial purposes, forbidden, rud wages from tho time he loaves here,
Will Keep Check. i that he '11 bring his wifo and come a fly-
Sweeping changes that will enable . ing. For tho lovo of Mike take him ur
the allies to always keep a close chock
h.!on the German military forces are pro-
vidcil )V mil icons as id ttnntMuiiv. tic.
f -e Ocrman forces, according to Uni -
ted Press information.
ftthoritative information it'
,,,, th.f th ,.ha,,. inr-ltirin
' . .
'each branch of tho service,
These will
be used solely for training officers, )
So-called veterans' societies uu iiimt
lar organizations, including those using
military exercises, will bo prohibited.
All fortified work within fifty miles
01 lno alliue U1"3L in, ucaiiujr uu u mo
Limits Placed.
According to the United Press' infor
mation, the following limits will be
placed upon tho equipment ofr tne per-
chine guns, 7oti; light machine guns,
1131; light trench mortars 189; medium
calibre trench mortars, 63; trench guns,
n- 108; twelve inch guns, 84.
Cavalry Carbines, 18,000; machine
Sheriff Placed Her At rta
Of Good Shepherd To Get
Needed Quiet
Seattle, Wash., March 22, Out at tho
House of the Good Shepherd where all
is quiet and restful, the peaco broken
only by occasional chimes and tlio soft
footed steps and whispers of the sisters,
is Ruth Garrison, the confessed modern
Borgia. She was taken there yester
day afternoon by Deputy Sheriffs Con
nor and Ramuge on the order of Sheriff
Stringer. .
Immediately aftor her arraignment
yesterday in Judge Boy a i cumin's
court she was taken to the county jail
whero a half hour's conference with nor
attorneys resulted in her being removed
to tho other institution.
Prosecution Attornoy Fred C. Biovn
was indignant last night over th treat
ment accurded her.
''She is no better than any other wo
man prisoner," ho asserted, "and I
shall object to her being accorded bol
ter treatment than any other."
Attorney Objects.
"She is a murderer, not a martyr,"
said Deputy Prosecuting Attorney John
D. Carmody, "and thero is no senso in
trying to make hor one. She belongs
in jail and should bo there."
Sheriff Stringer, on whose order Ruth
was takeu to tho Good Shephurd Homo
told a United Press reporter that he
wanted her to be away from uuo.
"I want her to be out thero where
alie can obtain all tho rest and quiet
she needs," he said. "I don t want her
in tho county jail with those women up
t hero.
It is no placo for her. And 1
don't want her to be where she can be
bothored by morbid and curious people
who would como to visit her."
Love Letters to Storrs.
A few hours after Ruth Garrison-
reached Seattle last Monday from
'Okanogan, she wrote a lovo letter to
Dudloy M. Storrs. It was intercepted
in tho minis by ordcr of Capjjn of De
fectives Tennaiit. Tho letter follows:
"Seattlo, Wash., Murch 19, 1919.
"Lover: Here I am, ju u rooSicst
citv over built. Oh, how I do hate it
and everybody in it!
"I'll have to hand it to Clara,
though. She's a peach. Mot mo at the
train; loved and kissed mo like Vu ii';.'i
away rnr years. Klie lias not siSd a
word so far, except to ask how I felt,
etc., and, tell ye nil tho news of what
has happened since I left. She's here
in -tho bedroom with me now waiting
patiently till I finish this, so she can
talk, I rather dread it, but then Aunt
M. and Uncle (Mr. and Mrs. Thompson)
are worse tlian twelvo feet of snow.
- "Boy they'll hardly npeak; but
Clara wanted me to como out here for
the night, so thought I'd better. To
morrow I'm going down to the island, to
get things straightened out down there
as best 1 can. Just as you thought,
that lettor wus mostly bluff the bovs
aren't worry much ono way or tho oth-
"r. as near as I can find out
'If anything happetis down homo I'll
manage, some way or other, to wire you;
but I know it won't. All they want is
for me to be home and in misery with
out you.
"Oh, lover boy I You looked so lone
somo there this morning when we loft.
It hurt me worso than the fact of my
navmg to leave you.. 1 had a wonder-
nothing real personnl concernine be
tween you and I, but just generally,
lie's a peach of a fellow.
"Listen, swoef heart. Frnnk met the
. banker, Whitworth, on the train today,
nnd he says he has mtle five-room
house just back of tho schoolhouse; and
I although there's a bachelor living there
on it. Only, please, lover, don't g0 to
ve with them, will youf
It's ft shamo I stayed and spent nil
'you, perfectly good, hard earned money
for board; but I surely had a wonderful
time wtih von.
i "
"Please write just as quickly as pos
sible, and send my mail to Camano,
Wash. Don't know how I'll ever get
used to being a 'miss' again.
"Good night, lover man, and don't
ever forget I'm all yours always.
" Sweetheart Girl."
guns (light and heavy), 3B00; field
guns, 38. No heavy artillery will be
Stocks of ammunition aro to be
stringently rationed, say the military
sources. Depots where ammunition is
stored must be made known to tho al
lies, who will reserve the right to limit
the number of munition woiks.
All war material above the maximum
set for rentention by Germany is to be
surrendered to tho allies, by whom it
will he destroyedthe plan provides. All
imports and exports of war material, in
eluding asphyxiating gases, armored
cars, tanks, etc., will be forbiddon.
Hood River county has appropriated
2750 for work on a new road to Lost
Will Do This Only If Congress Is Unable To Act Separate
ly On Covenant And Peace Treaty, ' Or Refuses To
Ratify It At All.-Wilson Is Now Giving Consider
able Attention To United States Finances.
ta nrmt! i
iu mm
State Superintendent Church
ill Plans To Enforce Recent
With the enacMicnt. by the recent
legislature of the law known . the
"part time bill," tho state superin
tendent of publb instruction, J. A.
Churchill, is planning to begin a cam
paign for a "stay in "school" mo'U
ment. Under this new law all children
must stay in schaol until they have
reached tho age of 16 year?, unless
they hnvo completed tho work of the
first eight el.mentory grades. If Lt the
age of 1 j years a child hits not com
pleted ihe first -eight grades in tho
public schools, he must cither stay in
school up to tho ago of 18 yearg or
until ho hn completed his work; or,
if he bp legally employed, he must at
tend a part timo school for tit lca3t
five hjurs a week Ihioughont the
ychool year,
Oregon hag hud fw yeas one of the
bcit compulsory education laws in the
union. In one of -the reports .of tho
United States commissioners of edu
cation, the Oregon law was cited n a
med.-d, and ai ene which can be most
easily enforced. That lesults are be
ing secured under this law and the
general system of the public schools
in. this state is clearly ibrought out by
the statenent of Colonel 'May at the
reception given to hirii in the govern
or's office a fow days ago. Colonel
May told of the largo proportion of
illiterates amonj; tho troops coming
from certain 'Actions of the United
States, but said that there was no il
literacy in the Oregon regiment. Itc
further stated that the 102(1 regiment
(the Third Oregon) fittractc marked
attention everywhere on account, not
only of the phy-ficnl appearance of the
troops, but of the high average of in
telligence which was ma n if est in tho
actions fld appearance of the Oregon
in order, that the state may secure
vahio received fir every dollar in
vested in public education, it is neves
aarv that all children of school flgo
attend school throughout the year. For
this reason Superintendent ChnrcniH
will send to every county judge aim
county school superintendent a letter
urging them to appoint tho truant of
ficer required iby law and to see .iat
no parent permits a child under his
care to remain out of school. One of tho
commendable features of Oregon's law
is that (the child is not haled into court
but that tho parents are made respon
sible and may be arrested and fined
if they do not fulfill -their duty.
three Year Contracts
For Oregon Hops Made
The Portland advices state that
1910, 1920, 1921 hep contracts have
been written the past week in Oregon
at 33 cents, while tho Orcgonian says
that 190U' (12 years old) have been
sold in . England recently at 42 Va
cents. Both reports are almst too ood
to ibclieve.
According to export statistics of the
government, during 1918 ifiii),J.)i
pounds of hops, valued at 1970,508 were
exported from the United States to all
parts of tho world. A fow of the coun
tries to which hops were exported in
1918, with the quantises were as ioi
lows: Prance, pounds 40,000
Knglnnd 2i,500
Canada , ' 747,503
Panama 1.544
Mexico : 205,504
Otih 2-t,55
Argentina ..354,430
Brazil 351,243
Chile , 279,229
Hritish India 249,5;3
Japan 328113.
Australia , 290,904
South Africa 146,223
Forty three other countries import
ed hons last vcar from the United
States. Ireland took but 20 pounds,
Iceland 184, Siam 262, Kongo 220.
It will bo noted that Russia, RoU'
mania. Serbia, Belgium, Holland, Den
mark, Norway, Sweden, Italy and
Greece, as well as Germany, Austria,
Turkey and Bulgaria did not import
any of our hops
Paris, March 22. President Wilson is
prepared to make a strong fight to cou
trol tho United States senate's ratifica
tion of the preliminary peace treaty
containing the league of nations cove
nant, it was learned today.
Close friends of the president say that
ho may stump, the country on a speak
ing tour if the senate is unable to act
separately on tho league 's covenant and
the peu:o treaty or refuses to ratify it.
If tho people back up Wilson's stand
ho will demand that the senate ratify
the treaty or tako the responsibility.
President Wile.on is now giving con
siderable attention to United States fi
nances, foreseeing that somo brauches
of the government mny be iu serious fi
ancir.l trouble before the end of May,
but unablo to securo :ore tu emer
gency appropriations.
While tho presidont has not confided
his ideas concerning an extra session of
congress to his friends, it is believed
ho wilr return to the United Biatos for
that purpose by May 15.
When asked by his associates if he
would stump the country in tho event
that tho senate din. mis. uuiiy the,
treaty, President Wilson said: .
"That's a good guess.1' .
Houss Represonwa inson.
Paris, March 22. When tho supreme
war council met today President Wil
son ttas expected to bo represented by
Colonel House, owing to his more neces
sary engagement with tho leuguo ui wr -tions
conference, whore ho is to pmsiue
us chiiirman. Tho supremo war council
is expected to reopen discussion on Uer
uiauy ' frontiers.
yuuturduy the council discussed
transportation of Polish troops through
Dunssig. This is considered significant,
since it was reported that Germany
would refuse to allow tho Poles to laud
at Diiiizig. ,' .
Tho league of nations commission
with President Wilson presiding met to
day to consider amendments to tho
covenant proposed during tho last two
days by delegates from neutral coun
tries. Must Accept It as Whole. ' '
It is authoritatively learned today
that tho United States senate will ktuvo
to uccept or reject it in its entirety tho
preliminary peuce renty with tne league
of nations covenant included. Separate
action on the treaty and the leaguo of
nations plan, as planned by republican
senators, is thus rendered impossible
Under the program followed in draw
ing up tho pact, the senate must ratify
the treaty without attempting to amend
the ieuguu of nations covenant inulud-
eu,or refer tho entire document buck to
the president. If this form of opposi
tion to the league of nations plan de
velops, it will menu a delay in exenang
ing of ratifications among tho allied
governments and postpone establish
ment of formal peace negotions.
iiilzh Miners Strike
Postponed Indefinitely
Loudon, Murch 22. The miners strike
scheduled for today which wa s to pre
cipitate a sympathetic walkout of rail
way and transport workers paralyzing
British industries has been postponed
Under a day to duy agreement the
in mors will continue at worn while
their representatives take up with tho
government proposed modification of
Justice Sankey's report. Sankey, who
represented the government on tho par
liamentary commission investigating
tho mining situation recommended con
cessions to tho miners regarding wages
and hours, but suggested that the com
mission continue of nationalization of
the mines, reporting in May. Tho min
ers report flutly favored ationalizatioa.
while the owners were unanimously.
Miss Eunice Srilh To Act
0a We'fare Ccmiaissioa
Governor Olcott announced today the
appointment of Miss Euuieo Smith, of
Portland, as a member of the industrial
welfare commission. Miss Smitu will
act as representative of tho employes,
the law requiring that one of the com
missioners represent the employed elass,
another the' employing class aud the
third the public at large.
Miss Smith succeeds Miss Margaret
R. Howatson, of Portland, who express
ed the request that sho bj allowed to
discontiuo her connection with the com
misison. Miss . Smith was the only one
who was endorsed for a place on the
commission. 1 ".