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LEY NEWS PEB.YICB.
FORTY-SECOND YEAR NO. 105.
I FR KM WF1 1
HORTA JUMP OVERSEAS
With European Coast Now
'Only 950 Miles Off, Success
of Undertaking Certain.
Ponta del Gada, Azores, May 17. Messages were re
ceived this afternoon that the seaplane NC-1 had sent out
S. O. S. calls.
The messages said the NC-1 had become lost in a fog
between destroyer stations 20 and 21.
Washington, May 17. An American seaplane, the
NC-4, "jinx boat" of Commander Towers' trans-Atlantic
flying fleet, established a world's record in overseas fly
ing today, i li V'foifj gtt
When (ho word readied the navy do-, passed nation ship No. 18 gt 5:45 a. ?..
paioniont hero that this now famous
"Xuncy" had reached llorta in the
A Korea group, she had officially covered
1200 miles of tlie flight from Roekaway
The leg covered since last j
muni, wiicu Fine -aoistou anchor " at
Trepassey, ia 12000 miles and she made
a record of 80 miles an hour.
All Washington was thrilled at tne
NM'b feat. It surpassed the most ra
diant expectations of navy officlr.ie.
She is now only l."0 miles from Ponta
del Gada nnd lias traveled the longest
lea in the navy attempt to blaze an
air trail to Europe.
Nine hundred and fifty miles away
i Lisbon, her first continental goal.
..:.,.. L. A. in . .
Flyerg String Out,
Washington. May 17 At 1:4!! o'clook I
this afternoon the latest word received
at the navy department as to the loca-j
tinii of America's trans-Atlantic flylnp;
NC-4 reported "crrived" lit llorta at
H : 20 a. m.
N'C-1 reported passed station ship 19
al H:15 a. in.
NC-3 reported off her course between
station ships 17 and 18 at 5:15 n. in.
The navy has received Jio radios on
position of" the fliers since shortly afyer
11 0 Vloek this morning.
Slntion shin No. 1i. where the NC-1
was last reported, is the destroyer Dent boat, first of the giant navy seaplunes.J
in latitude north 40 IP, longitude westjhas had a romantic carer since she was
.15.05.5, This stution is northwest of
llorta and there were two more station
Biiips to be (Visaed before llorta is
Washington, May 17 The NC-4
Democrats In Caucus Name
Champ Clark to Lead Forces
of Minority Party on Floor
Washington, May 17. Champ C!ark,
retiring sieaker of the house was unani
mously chosen niinoritv floor leader by
the house democratic caucus today.
Anti-Clark men, however, won a par
when the raucus agreed to,.
ii im'Oi nt a committee to investigate as .oj
the advisability of appointing a steering
eoinmittee to decide on the democratic I
policy in the house. I
. Party leaders declared that the entire
caucus was harmonious, the fignt "on
( lurk failing to develop becanse of a
compromise reached early today
ween the Clark and anti-Clark fae-
tions. "There is no intention, however, to carry 1G.1U gallons of petroltuin and
Representative founders, Virginia,' trv to embarrass republicans in their J crews of six men each, except the NC 3.
wr.s elected caucus diairman. ami Ash-(effort to orgr.nize the senate" said Sen- which carried only five men.
lirnok. Ohio, secretary. Representative ! ator King, I t.'ih. who was elected srere- "When considering the cxti.-.cidinnry
V. Rurkcr, Missouri, nominated Clark, tary of the caucus. performances of the NC pl.n!"s. the
and (nllian. Massachusetts. eonded Sen:it r Martin was authorized In message stated, allow for load liiifi gal
it. both getting a big ovation. name a steering committee of 12 to'lons of petrol and six men, except the
R-presi ntntive Sander". Louisiana, m-ike up democratic committee assign-1 NC-3 with crew of five men, Lieurs
lender of the cnti-Clark faction, sub
initted the s'errin committee resolu-l
linn. The election of Clark means that,
he will get the vote of the entire nemo-1
siablishes New W6xJd
Washington time, a radio from the
Azores to the flavy department stated
Station ship No. 18 (V. B. 8, Craven
is about 130 miles from Trepassey Bay.
I lie i -S passed station 13 at 2:s a.
m., Washiugtou time, the despatch stat
ed. The NC-1 passed station ship No. 18
at t):14 a. m., Washington time. She
reached station ship No. 10 at 5:17 a.
m., the dispatch said.
Three three planes were ahead of the
schedule by 125 knots at 2:23 u eiw,
according to radio from Trepassey to
the navv department early today.
The dispatch said:,
"Progress three seaplanes irom Tre-
passey t' Ax-ores is ahead of estimated
distance at 2:25 by 125 knots. At the
' above time planes reported as having
missed station 13, 650 knots out. Cape
Raeo is atill in communication- with
Bet Placed on NC-1.
I The flight is the first official trans-
j Atlantic flight undertaken by any gov
eminent. The navy assumed full i-
sponsibility for iH success or failure
jand h:.s put its entire resources at the
command of the fliers,
Navy officials were placing their bets
on NC-1. She is the only one that has
gone thus far without a mishap. This
completed last Uctolier and nas stood
jendtiranee tests which lend navy offi
cials to believe that she has the oest
(Continued on page six.)
cratie members of the house for the
speakership on Monday.
Senate democrats met today and elect
ed fVnatur Martin, Virginia, minority
i leader, and chose Senator Pittman. -
ii.ilnd their candidate for Dresident nro
. Several hours' discussion of
democratic policy on legislation tlien
Senate democrats also decided to pro-
tost against republicans having & ma
ijoritr of three on each important eom-;4."
i mittee. The slimness of the republican
I majority in the senate does not entitb
be-ltliem to such a wide margin, democrats
Thi Tentr: lia summer nonral ,
ill open -iiite 9 for niut weeks.
4I1 fi0 ri
AMERICAN NA VY SEAPLANES THA T FINISHED
FIRST LEG OF TRANSEA FLIGHT TODA Y
FIRST PHOTO OF THE START OF THREE GIANT SEAPLANES QN
TRANS-ATLANTIC TRIP. The three giant seaplanes, the NC-1, NC-3, and
NC-4, starting on the first leg of the trans-Atlantic flight. The first stop
over was at Halifax and the second one at Trepassey Bay.
LOG OF THE GREAT TRANS-OCEAN FLIGHT
Washington, May 17.
of the transocean fliers:
From Trepassey, received at 7: in p.
m.: hetplwie i;-i oegaii ivxiymg
Azores leg 2053 (. M. T."
rrom Jrepassey, (.i- p. in., -"
pliinc NC I began taxiying tor Azores
flight 2053 Greenwich meridian lime.
From Trepassey, 7:27 p. in.: "M I
lauded Trepassey harbor 21t. G. M. 1.,
after circling harbor. Higned Comilo."
Tremasev 7:03 o. in.: Henplane NC-4
took water on Azores flight 2140 G. M.
From commander division one, i :.;!
p. m.: inriginie i
to learn whether mercnant snip uirn
roiintierl it hss abandoned search or
failed to secue. Edwards unable to lo
cate either of them. Advice of com
mundiug officer of C-3 is returning ei.
From Trepassey, 7:54 p. in.: "Sea
plane NC-3 left water for Azores ""K
(time unintelligble), sign
From TrepK-sscy, 7:51
p. m.: ,-re-
nbine NC-4 took off water on Azores
fliirht (time unintelligible)
From Trepassey, 7:55 p. m.;
plane NC-1 took off water on
flight 2209 G. M. T. Tinker."
From Trepassey, 8:23 p. m.j
planes passed from sight at 220
l-'rotn Tienawer. 8:48 p. m.:
plane NC-4 tk off water Azoi.i, f iiht
2207 G. M. T. Tinker."
From Treuassey, 8:30 p. m.': "Kea
planes passed from sight on historic
vovage at 2220 O. M. T. Tinker."
From Caiw Race, N. P.. 8:4 4 p. m.:
"Seaplane NC-4 left Trepassey 2130 .
M. T. Aroostook."
From Otter Cliffs, Maine, 8:45 a. m.:
"Progress of three seaplanes from Tre
pawafy -Azores ahead on estimated dis
tance at 6:23 G. M. T. by 125 knots.
till in communication No.
Naval officials consider the feat of
' the NC planes remarkable in vn oi
j the heavy loads'thev carried. An effi
Icial message from Trepassey ud left j
ant Rhodes not taken. Suoess;j unrt
due in large measure to tireless work of
hooIifrrWgj special planw. eonr-cratiosr g.i (r j traded a double mastoid opratioa fera,1(, futile t attempt to publish during
Ificcrs and men Trepassey ships, AeroJing'e seated car. ' strike.
SALEM, OREGON, SATURDAY, MAY
:1mm iw'iii'Wtihj. .
-Here is the log graphy most important factor arrange
I ment. Weather report complete aim .
' nirnre. ' '
j A garbled cable received at the navy
I department from Ponta del (iada fct 2
Ii. m. said: "NC-4 arrived morning.
w-t,.,., i;ii,,n l'onta del Oada (an
pniently several words missing). Weath
er around islands misty with frcqucm
ruin s(ii:.lls." .
London Unenthused While
Waiting Arrival Of Planes
t 1.... Uu,. 17 Vitvi nf he slnrr
I.UMumi, riiu? ... ....
of the American trnns Atlantic flight Winnmeg, Man., May 17. A longer
wns cnlmlv received here today. The bread line, reports of infants lufforing
nution had been stirred up to a kliri'for want of fresh milk and minor clash
pitch of excitement by a false report of!,., marked the third day of tho general
a start being made Thursday evening. labor strike here today.
Therefore the actual start did not Mayor Gray announced the situation
arouse so much interest. Reports of tho was becoming more precarious rather
progress of the planes, however, wcre,mn Rowing iKns of clearing up.
jrold storage houses under union orders. !armoiv; all other session in Hall of Rep -
Th woman who used to shy at tfef j, of goods at fruit warehouses wns' lepreseutativcs.
pin' in a buggy now has a daughter,,,r.irP(i 0 ,e tremendous, Rebeknh Lodge. Monday evening. I.
that'd step on a camel. Dr. Moops has.
Bread Lfae Lengthens And
Babes Want For Milk In
Only comniercint le icgrapncrs aim run
road operators kept Winnipeg in toucft
with outside affairs.
It is expected to have !ho keymen om
bv tonvghi completely iiiilutiiig the
Cltr' Mounted Polic CaBel
Pactorv nirl itrikera attacked strike
tbrenkers while picket at other piaces
clashed with those atill at work.
I "We want the authorities to know
there will be no weakening on our
'part," a labor onion official told the
Icity council, which is In continuous ses
jsion receiving reports on the strike from
.all sections of the city.
The official decli.red the newspapers
I would have molded public, opinion
lagainst the strikers had they been al
lowed to publish.
Mounted police arrived in the citv to
Idnv and last night from all parts or tne
I province. They were ordered here by
; the government of Ottawa. In addi
tion. General Kitchin ordered ell sot
; diers in the cir not to leave the arntor
lies nnd barracks, but to be ready for
lilutv at a moment's call.
Milk depots and bread lines wera i
operation under union ordeis. Several
!c: 'is were opened, but no food was
! served to anvono not wearing a union
1 !..- .1.. . .. n..l.
ids at freight
a:id express offices liave been sent to
v,.M,aier inain.gers decided it would
PRICE TWO CENTS
War Expenditures Of U. S.
. Totaled $23,363,000,000
Washington, May 17. Amer-
ica'a actual war expenditure
totalled 23,163.000,000, General
March, chief of staff, announ-
Of this 2.0(i9,OO0.tWO repre-
aented normal government ex-
penditures and 121,294,000,000
represented extra war costs. Of
this 114,000,000 was spent by '
HUN COUNTER TERMS
Big Protest Meetings Called
In Berlin To Oppose
By Carl D. Groat
(I'nited Treat Staff Correspondent.)
Berlin, May 10. Counterproposals to
tho peace trer.ty probably will be com
pleted Sunday, it was learned from art
authoritative source today.
(Under the regulations governing the
negotiations the Germans have until
May 22 to discuss the terms,.
Vast meetings have been called for
Suuiluy in the leichstag and elsewhere
to protest agniust signing the treaty.
Gertuiii minor officials declare . ne
terms will not be accepted uulcss they
'Wo will not sign for the purpose of
escaping from the consequence of such
a stand," said one offiical. "It is im
possible to carry out provisions of the
treaty and wo do not wish the wor iu .v
continue thinking that Germany regard's
treaties as mere scaps of paper."
Jury Panel For June Term
Of Circuit Court Is Drawn
Following Is a list of the jurymen
drawn for tho June term of the Marion
county circuit court:
W. II. Pettit, Salem No. 1; T. M.
I.ukens, K. Silvcrton; R. K. Carrier, Sa
lem No. 11; Herman L. Carl, Kast Hub
bard; X. Stoessel, Mehama; W. R.
Schuerer, Itutteville; T). A. 11arn, East
Salem; Frank T. Labare, Kuglewood;
Romeo Gouley, Brooks; Geo. Hench, W.
Woodburn; B. E, Edwards, Salem No.
3; W. Y. Richardson, Salem No. 3; G.
.1. 11. Fiver, Shaw; Geo. A. I.ainb, lHn
::ld; F. A. Kurtz, Salem No. 10; Martin
Forbis, E. Woodburn; Win. Siemund.
Salem No. 6; Bernard1 Gescher, Sulilim
itv; C. Oicsv, Tlonnld; Fred Minr.eninler.
Salem No. 7; Ii. Lawrence, E. Wood
burn; A. J. Spong, Chemawa; J. B. Com
ey, Siilem No. 8; Tilmon Rains, IJoreh;
W. A. Heater, Sublimity; Robert Colo,
Wueonda; Geo. May, Jr., West Ml. An
gel; Geo. Peltingiil. Salem No. 10;
George Iliinsford, Hnleni No. 17; W. II.
Wilzel, Turner; W. E. Mcllwain, Sa
The Douglas Fir and Exploitation
ExKirtatinn company, representing pro
ducers of (he Northwest, who have
combined for exort busind's. has re
ceived an order for 19,000,000 feet of
lumber for Europe.
2000 VISITORS EXPECTED
TO ATTEND CONVENTION
I. O. O.F. OPENINGMONDA Y
The annual session of the grand Encampment Degree, TuesiUiy ttitr
bodies of the I. O. O. F. will meet inl'". hul1- , ,
., , . i i nil Heln-knh Degree, W ednesuay evemag,
Salem nert week, beginning Mondavi
morning. This will include HO0 Uele-1 SiilKinlinntc Degree, Thursday eea
gates from the grand lodge, patriarchs ! i,iB, armory.
militant, grand encampment, llebikuh, Special Program, Thuisdny evealag.
asseinb v and Muscovites.
With the selection of 1400 delegi.tes
to attend the week's session, it is esti
mated that the stale sessions next ween
will bring to the city close to 2000
The meeting places for the week are
as folloms: i bring the number close to 2000. To at-
Patriarchs Militant, Monday, I. O. t. tend the Thursday sessions and to take
F. hall. prt in the itrand parade Thursday aft-
Ornnd Encampment, Tuesday, Hull of ernoon, Iim Odd Fellows, and Bcbeiiaaa
Represi'iitatives. will arrive from Yuuhill county.
IJebekah Assembly, Tuesday a. The Monday session will be given te
nrinorv: all other sessions in the ncnate'the ,1, i.nrtinenr council. Patriarchs Miu-
Grand Iodgp, Wednesday a. m.,:i
io. O. F. hull.
Grand Reception, Tuesday evening,!
Oregon: Taoigbt and Stis.isy
fair, except probably sbasc
Borthwest portion; 'ifiht to
heavy frost rt port. 011; gent.
STANDS mi CMXT
Inclusion Of Huns la Leares
Of Nations Indicated By
Move To Admit To
ITALIANS CONSENT TO
FIUME AS 'TREE PORT"
Rome Also Reported To Dare
Relinquished Claims To
By Lowell Mollett
(I'nited Press " Stuff Correspondent.)
(Copyright 1919 by the Unite-Pre)
Paris, May 17. Germany 'a Include,
in the league of nations appears. .
My nearer today" wn'cfl ft beenmo knewn
that allied leaders were considering iter
membership in the international lalnr
The bureau Is an integral part erf las
league. The peace treaty spe.rificr.Hy
provides that members of the hurenn
shall be present members of the learna
of nations and those who heeuwa mem
bers Inter. Although the Gcrn.nns pro
bably will not be taken Into the bureau
immediately, because of the hostile sr
timent in some allied countries, it is re
lieved in many quarters certain ahe will
bs included in both the bureuu and lea
gue very soon. ,
Only Matter of Time,
When Premier Clemencean cave Ont
the reply to the Germans' Intm. ir,o
Wednesday he later asked that it He
held up until the committee of allied
labor experts could consider 'another
question." It was too lute to prevent
nnblii Htian, however. Then wline ,im
committee met ngnin it was discoverH
that the ouestiou wns whether to lake
Germany into the bu'eau at. this time.
For tho reason given, It was decided t
been fcnsiblo, hut it was decided to
iti it the findings rer.ched ot the hVir
""im il in Washington in October to the
Germans for their adherence. Simh ad
herence will be easilv nbtnined, it U an
icii nled. in view of the Germans' own
dec'nintions. Thereafter Germans re
mission to the bureau and leaeno wmi'd
be r. matter of oiilv a short time. It la
There is nn attempt to ditni"e ttie
fact that both lobnr and emiif. i
allied countries desire Oermu" indi.rv
to be under the same conditions thy
will be forcedto observe, otherwian dee-
(Continued on page fonr
Hall of Kcpresentr.tivrs, State lloiiae.
i ll is rxiecien innt ny .mobo.ij n.r.r-
noon at least 700 of the del-gates h4
have arrived ia tne c.iy
vis-(and that by Tuesday afternoou and
Wednesday mornins the graml lodjre
session with the Rebeknh assembly will
taut. In the evening Salem l odge tin.
will hold a meeting in the I
O. O. F.
j Tuesday, May 20, the Grand Re-
eamnmeiit and the Rchekah asecmbly
Iwill meet in the House of RcpH',ntsr
(Continued on page six.)