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FORTY-SECOND YEAR NO. 90.
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In Orlando Ministry By
Vote 'of 382 to 40.
By Camilla Cianfarra
(United Press Staff Correspondent)
Rome, April 29. (Night). Italy officially approved
tonight the withdrawal of its delegates from the peace
conference. Following Premier Orlando's speech, outlin
ing the stand he had taken in Paris, the chamber of dep
uties voted confidence in his ministry, 382 to 40, only the
Addressing parliament, Premier Or
lai'ido charged that nut only noes a dis
agreement exist regarding Italy's view
point, but that the allies are in dis
agrecnieut with president Wilson.
TlTere was Home speculation as to the
government ' next move. Some observ
ers held, however, that the initiative
had now passed to the allies and that
their attitude must consider Italy' for
mal endorsement of its lenders.
Orlando dec lured Italy bused her
claims solely on the right of self-determination,
the pgople of Flume having
proclaimed their town united with Italy.
He reiterated that Italy wishes to re
uinin fuithful to the ulliunee but skid
that "so long as dissensions continue,,
pence is impossible."
"Pence must be general or It will not
be K-aee," he said.
The premier insisted that Italy'
rights to Kiunie are set forth dearly
and thnt they should be respecter), ir
respective of the fact that they are
nut included ill the pact of London.
He ile ni cd charges of imperialism niude
"I hud taken care to declare ou sev
eral occasions with all firmness compat
ible with courtesy that the program of
Itiiliau territorial claims is based on
certain essential principles which consti
tuted for our government an absolute
ciiinlit ion, " Orlando declared in his
speech before parliament. .
'There you ht.ve a summary of the
history of the activities of the Italian
IKioe delegation from the middle of
-March to the day when it was decided
to summon the Oerninn dotegnlinn. ' '
Wilson 'I Stand Published.
A statement handed to Orlundo by
President Wilcon on April 14, was pub
lished here today. It reiterates the
president's desire for the "utmost jus
tice to Italy'' but declares he did not
feel at liberty to surest "u peace for
tieiiiiany and another for Austria."
Wilson declared the "fourteen points"
must be applied to all especially since
all had ii x r ceil to them. The statement
revealed that Wilson proposed the is
land of lisse be ceded to Italy and that
she retain the pint of Avlona. ir punt
ed out that the historic wrongs (lone
Italy had been redressed by the boun
daries provided for her. but maintained
that Finnic must be internationalized
mi as to give lier neighbors a chance to
"The Italian government again de
clares it is nniinated by a spirit of con-
(ContiuupJ on page three)
Non-Union Operators Taken
Off Job And Lmtcn Ex
I.inton. Inil.. April HO. Troops were
held : their quarters and Linton waded
through a tense atmosphere to us work
today pending arrival of a commission
appointed hv Oovernor Ooodrich to in
vestigate the lnbor troubles which
lirouglit mertial law here.
Kight strikebreahing telephone opera
tors were taken from the job and (he
Im al exchange wa closed unffl the com
tiiiftnion i-onfers with business men, tele
phone officials, the ' striking operators
wn.l the central labor union. The meet
in; was eriier-ted to result in settlement
of the difficulty which tnrr-v e town
An armistice w-. agreed iifion lust
ni'nt. providiii" 'hat the troO)is be
w i'h-lia'vn to t!ieir l a-mrks in the local
hotols and that the t-Tepfi'.ne ei'in'-ge
misind work until after tire meeting.
r,. --s- i s.
Lots 0' folks git along jest fine till
they need a little common sense. Lafe
Bud it hunt in' mushrooms t'day with
out knowin' what the; look like.
OREGON REACH STATES
Western Boys Make Up Large
Part Of Troops Brought
Back By Texan.
New York. April 30. Hcores of west
ern boys, a large part of them from
Oregon, arrived in this city yesterday
from service overseas aboard the tans
port Texan. Most of the units on the
Texan were those of the 18th engineers,
one of the first American regiments to
reach France after this country entered
the war, but there was a scattering of
Following arc the Oregon men who
arrived on ships here Monday:
Texan Second casual transportation
corps Kdgar " Hart, Albany; Oeorge
A. Xewgard, j'ortlnnd. Air service ens
oul conitmny Sn. 1 Oliver O. .Morton,
(rants l'ass; George K. Martin, Oregon
City. Air s-rvue casual company .o.
: Archil.iild 1 Rutherford. Portland:
Joe L. rjwelton, Klamath Fulls; Koy F.
Kangeiilierg. vtarremon. jicgimciuai
field and slaff Eighteenth tngincis
Major Kenneth Hanser, Portland. Head
quarters detachment, Master Mngineer
John hartley, rortu:nii; .viasier r-ngi-neer
Kay C. Yeast, 1'ortliuid; Kmery B.
Lamont. Forest (irovc; Shelby I.. Ray,
Portland; Charles ('. (Stanley, Forest
('rove; Willinm Slrohmeyer, Oregon
Company A, Kighteenth engineer
William (;. Kawlins, Bend; Frederick
W. Heath. Medford.
Company B, Kighteenth engineers
John E. Hlovey, Silvcrton; Hi;rold A.
Com puny C, Eighteenth engineers
Ralph B. Aitken, Lewis B. Hamilton.
Henry A. OMenstadt, Mike (ialatino,
Lieutenant Clifton M. Irving, Kergeant
Don E. McMickeo, Medford; Sergeant
Kenneth O. Martin, Redd H. Alexander,
Portland: Olenn L. Bctts. The Unties;
James C. Collins. Portland; Ernest E.
Ferguson, Mcrshfield; Sergeant Elmer
E. Wilson, Sandy.
I (Cuntintiel or. paj e:ght)
VACATION OF STREET
ONLY BAR TO WORK
0!) PAPER HILL HERE
Paper Plant Company To Hold
Up Construction Until As
sured Use Of Foot Of Trade
The only thing that now stands in
the way of actual construction work of
the 500,000 paper mill in tinlcm is the
fact that the company has not as yet
been given the vacatiou of Trade street
by the city council. As soon as this is
done which will be at the meeting
of May It), contracts will at once b
niude tor the expensive paper making
Major !'. W. Ledbetter, who was in
Salcui yesterday consulting- with C'lnu.
K. Spaiildiug, gaid that no move would
be made whatever, nor would any eon
tract for machinery be signed, until
the coniiany was assured of the toot
of Trade street.
Eastern Official Here
Attending the conference yesterday
in tin 1 em regarding the jicoposen .nil 1,
was .Stuart U. Lansing, president of
the Bugley and Jewell company of
Watertown, N. Y., luanufaeturers of
machinery A'ur paer mills. Although
there was a full discussion of the ma
chinery that would 'be iplaced in the
Maletu mill no contracts for machinery
were made. As Major Ledbetter aid,
tho iaper mill company could not
make contracts for machinery or for
the building until it was assured of
the foot of Trade street whero it is
proposed to .place tho boilor plant, to
operate both the Spaulding mill and
the paper mill.
The paper machine, estimated to cost
$lli."),000, which is proposed for tno riti
lem mill is of the must modern type
for making especially high grade paper
The machine is feet wide with a
length of 200 feet and equipped with
ball bearings in all ipnrts. There is no
ball blaring machine of the kind in
any of the paper mills in the coast.
The jieariags are of a finer quality
than those used on automobiles and is
something entirely new in tho paper
making machine business
To Mates High Grdes
The machine that is proposed for
the .Hiilem mill will produce L'.'i tons of
high grade paper each day. The mon
ey value of this 25 tons is greatly in
excess of the mills that tuiu out 75
tons of ordinary print paper.
The building that is under considera
tion, although no contracts have as
yet iioen let, will face ll feet on Cnra-
(Continued on page three)
of Shantung Vital
Tokio, April 12. (I'nited Press.)
Tsiug Tail is the great gatenay to Chi
na and the Shantung peninsula should
j be devclojied by the Japanese for the
commercial benefit of China and Korea
as well as Japan, according to Dr. Yo
shinosuke Akipama, civil governor of
In an article pushed today, Dr. Aki
vama urges that the great service per
formed by Japan in developing Shan
tung be not disturbed by an adverse
decision nt Paris.
He points out that 15.000,000 Koreans
boy from Cliiim through Tsing Tail ar
ticles necessary to supply the shortage
in their heme production.
Tsing Tau Key Port.
"Korea buys 300.Oon.OiKI kin (about
.".(Ii'p.ooO.OOO pounds) of salt through
Tsing Tail," he declared. "Other arti
cles such as rice, wheat and silk are im
ported from China throng) ?e nnan-
jtuug rf. Korea cannot buv coi.l and
I iron except through Tsing Tan. For
j Japan as well as Korea T.in' Tau is
I the important port through which raw
Latins To Decide Whether Or
Not They WiU Return To
Conference At Paris Some
ORLANDO EXPECTED TO
LEAD NEW DELEGATION
American Officials Confident
Italians Wfll Resume Delib
erations With Representa
tives Of Allies.
- By Fred S. Ferguson
(I'nited Press Staff Correspoadent.)
l'aris, April 30. The Italians win de
cide whether they shall return to the
peace conference, according to advices
received at Italiaa press headquarters
Reports have been circulated that In
caae the Italians do come back they
would be headed by Former Premier
Luzzati, but press headuuarters appear
ed certain Premier Olando would resume
tho leadership if thry decided to re
American officials were quite confi
dent that Orlando would be buck. Con
siderable significance was attached to
the fact thnt minor Italian representa
tives here have been sounding out tho
Americans as to whether the United
States would favor conferring the man
date for Syria upon Italy if she would
return and accept a compromise on her
McAdoo Says Graft Charge
Infamous And Wanton Lie
Chicago, April 30. William O. ATc A
dno today labelled as an "infamous and
wanton lie" the statement made yes
terday in a Newark, N. J., court that
he received money through his brother
for letting government submarine con
tracts with the Electric Bof company
of -New York.
"I never knew anything about my
brother's transactions hut I suppose if
(he received 40,000 it was pronanir for
services rendered. He was consulting
engineer for the firm," said McAdoo.
TIRE SWEEPS YOKOHAMA
Tokio, April 2ti. (United Tress.)
Nineteen thousand Japanese are home
less as a result of the fire sweeping
Yokohama yesterday. More than iiooo
houses were totally destroyed and thou
sands of others were badly damaged.
There were 60 cnsunlties. The relief
fund is growing rapidly.
materials may be imported from Chi
na." The article makes pli.in that Korea,'
now in the throes of a revolutionary;
protest against Japanese control, is de
pendent upon this territory for raw nin-i
j "Tsing TSii," continues A k lysine, i
"holds behind it not only the rich re-
sources of Shantung, but also the re-i
'sources of Rhansi, Honr.n, Shensl, and
'other provinces where eon I and other!
I products are plentiful. The climate is
.favorable to the Japanese, being siini
lar to that of Tokio."
! Bbansi Kick In Coal.
I Shansi province is Of great Import
Slice to Japcn, having, according to Aki-j
yama, six sevenths of tl.e coal deKsits,
of China. Cuttle raising is a big iudus-j
itrv. Shantung produces annually about I
! .'17.200,000 pounds of Tusser, according!
to the civil governor. Tusser is a prod-l
uct from wild silk worms. This, he says,!
mokes Shcntung very promising as a
place of production of articles neces-art)
ale Bmw n'
CEUEE.1ATI0N OF 4TH
OF JULY ON r 1OMSTER
SCALE NOW ASSURED
Mass Meeting At Commercial
Club Unanimously Endorses
Proposal To Stage Big Fete
Ralem will not only have a Fourth of
July celebration but it will put on the
biggest thing sf the kind that ever
happened in this part of the Willumctti
At the mass meeting held lust evening
at tho Commercial club to decided
whether Salem wanted a big Fourth, It
was unanimously decided that it not
only wanted a glorious Fourth, but
wanted oae that would bret.k tae roe
ord. Joe Baumgartner expressed tae gen
eral feeling. When it was stated thai
it would require (llooo to put on a big
affair he exclaimed, "Let's make it a
big affair. Let's raise $6000."
K. O. Snelling, who presided fit the
meeting as chairman of the civic, de
partment of the club, stated that if fire
works were wanted it would take about
2.Vn) or more, or $1500 without fire
Will Keep People Here.
Hurley White was in favor of a big
celebration and thought that every
business house in the city would be gltcd
to contribute. C. 8. Hamilton spoke
strongly in favor of a big Fourth say
ing that it should be bigger affair
than any in the past. Frank Dnvey
said he had never seen a poor celebra
tion yet and was in favor of something
thnt would out do everything in the
past. He Mounded a keynote when he
suggested that everybody should slay
nt home in Salem 011 the Fourth and
add to the crowds r.nd celobrny,
C. E. Knowland Bald everybody in
tended to go somewhere on the Fourth
and if Salem put on a big affair, they
would come here. Dr. H. C. Eppley was
in favor of putting on the biggest
Fourth in the history of the county. E.
If. Choate said everybody wanted a Mg
Fourth r.nd an honcst-to-goodness cele
bration. Galloway For It.
(.'has. V. Galloway said it was Tory
appropriate that the Fourth this yesr
should be celebrated, considering what
the country had exoerienced in patriotic
lines the past two years.
And thus it was decided that Salem Is
to have not only a glorious Fourth but
the biggest affair of the kind ever put
on in the valley. Silvcrton, Woodburn,
(Continued on page two)
Six CWdren And Four
Adults Lose Lives When
Home Destroyed By Fire
Chelsea, Okla., April 30.-Bix
children and four adults were
burned to death yesterday, fol
lowing an explosion of coal oil
which d"stroyed their home. One
of eleven pcrt-uns ill the house
Police said the trngedv was
due to an attempt by Thomas
Mallard to start a fire in a stove
with kerosene. Mallard himseir
burned to death. Ilia wife and
three children, Mrs. Charles
Kidenboiir and her three effTI
dren and (i. W. Mululrd, 70, also
died when the home was de
stroyed. Some of the remains were
found in beds with others lying
near the doors, evidencing des
perate attempts to ewi.pe,
Charles (linden made his escaio
by leaping from a window.
Prominent bakers of tho country 'do
clare the price of bread will not full to
its former level, no mater how low the
price of flour may Ta'!.
Nippon Nation to Retain Tern
porary Control of Shantung
. Peninsular Lands.
By Carl D. Groat.
(United Press Staff Correspondent)
Paris, April 30. The Japanese question has been set
tled, it was officially announced this afternoon.
While the details were not announced it was under-
ttood a compromise was reached whereby Japan will re
tain temporarily her valuable rights in the Shantung pen
insula, permanent ownership of which will be determined
after the peace treaty is signed.
Second Battalion ,162nd
Infantry , Commanded By
Woodburn Man, H
, New York, April 30. (United
Press.) The transports Louis- 4c
ville and iiegina, D 'Italia ar-
lived here today. '
it The. Louisville brought the
307th infancy, second battalion,
;i02nd field signul battalion,
;02nd mobile ordnance repair
shop; 302nd mobile veterinary
section, 307th sales commissary
At unit; 77th division headquarters
dctehment; lH2nd infantry, see-
oud battalion, less company II
Aboard the Regina U'llaltb X
which came from Mnrsnilles,
was the 11th field signal battal-
Among the troops on the
Louisville were many from Ore-
i gon who were commanded by
Major Eugene Moshherger of
Victory Bond Sales Oyer
Country Reach Billion Mark
Washington, April 30. (United
Press.) Hales of victory notes today
were officially reported as over 1,000,
000,000. This total is less thnn one-quarter of
the minimum for the country and todi.y
marks tho end of one half of the campaign.
Infernal Machines Addressed
To 16 Prominent Men Are
Found In N. Y. Postotfice.
Washington, April :0. -A widespread bomb plot, in
volving attempts on the lives of members of President
Wilson's cabinet and many prominent public officials in
the United States was brought to light today by the post-
Seventeen .packages held up for lack
of sufficient postage in the New York
city post office were found to contain
explosives, it wa said. How many
more may have passed through the
mails has not yet been determined.
Thfl disclosures were made during an
investigation of packages containing
bombs sent from New York to Former
Senator Hnrdwick, (ieorgiit, and Mayor
Addressed to Leaders
All bore wrappers of (iimbel Broth
ers. New York department store, which
officials of the firm say are imitations
Stxlccn of those to txhom they were
adlrescd were; 1
The American tendency was to ree
agnize China's claims as the Ocrmaa
seized the territory in question,
force, hut it was later deemed advise
able to favor a compromise, so ma im
dispose of the matter quickly and aot
delay peace with Germany. "
By Carl D. Groat
Paris, April Ho. The Japanese dele
gatc were scheduled to confer with
President Wibton again today, re
liniinary to resuming diaciuwioa of
Japan's territorial claims' in Caina be
fore the "big three. "
According to semi official report
from Japanese circles, the eonfereBca
with tho 'president i expected to fi
the iesue definitely. Both Wilson aid
the Jupanese delegates, Viscount Chin
da and Baron Makino were to present
their final concessions 1n the matter.
Kiao Chow Released
The "big three" would then act a
an arbitration "ndy in adjusting re
maining cojiflictions, it was believed.
The Japanese representative are hold
ing frequent conference among theia
selves and last night they met with
Foreign Secretary Italfour.
While no agreement was reached ia
tho two sessions of the "big three"
yesterday, it wa learned the Japanese
announced their willingness to ooneeda
the relinquishment of Kiao Chau, thru
retaining certain railroads and an im.
portent port in the Shantung fnenin
sula. This would give them ifBlunble hold
ings and alwndonnieut of Kiao Cbau
would not materially affect thwn.
While the American position has
been that the territory in questioa
imturally is Chinee some tight is now
understood to be given to the fact that
the Jupnuewe drove the Ormaiw out.
Moreover while it was thought th
(Continued on pa two)
Ptistmaster (ieneral Burleson; Secre
tary of Labor Wilson, Attorney (iener
al Palmer, Commissioner (lenerol of
Immigintion Oainine! ti, John D. Rock
efeller, J. P. Morgan, F. t". Howe,
Commissioner of immigration, New
York; William Wood lle.ton; W. II.
Pinck, department of justice, New
York; Mayor Hylan, New York; W. H.
Ijatuar, solicitor of the post uffice de
partment; Richard H. Fnright, polira
commissioner of New York; W. J.
Shaffer, attorney geniral of Pennsyl
vania: (iovernor V. C. Sproule, Penn
sylvania; T. W. Larry Dyra. Chester,
Pa. and Justice Oliver Wendell Holme
(Continued on Page 10.)