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FORTY-SECOND YEAR NO. 114.
SALEM, OREGON. THURSDAY, MAY 29, 1919.
PRICE TWO CENTS
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Sir Robert Borden Considers
Calling General Confer
ence To Settle Strikes
TORONTO tlE-UP HANGS
FIRE UNDER AGREEIENT
Refusal Of Postal Workers To
Ouit Prevents General
Walk-Out Socsfct By Labor
May Call Conference.
Oliawa,, Out., May. 29. (United
Press.) Sir Hubert Borden today ia un
derstood to be considering calling a gen
erul conference at Ottawa to settle the
striken which ure throttling indust rial
.lift in a number of Caundiun cities.
All. parties directly concerned in the
strike would be invited to this confer
ence. Legislation af feotiiij? the cost of
living would be one of the matters dis
cussed, it was atated.
The strikes continued todny. In other
citiea labor unrest was apparent accord
ing to advices received here from all
pnrts of the dominion.
In Toronto the situation was tense.
A (tenors! strike (roes into effect there
tomorrow unless Premier Borden can
bring about a settlement whoa he meets
lenders here today. The labor men wnftr
an eight hour day. Sixty Million dollars
in riot insurance has been, written by
Toronto firms during the Inst week, it
wax reported, end the rate has risen
from SO cents to 60 cents per 100.
Iu Winnipeg, where the trouble orig
inated, the government has maintained
an outwardly uncompromising attitude
to date, threatening dismissal of post
office and .railway mail clerks wu
walked out in the general strike. The
city was still tied up today.
Labor leaders in Vancouver were re
ported striving to put a .general strike
into effect, but postal workers failed to
vote to join. : '
Postal workers at Victoria, B. C,
were reported to have gone on strike
Telegraphers at Winnipeg were under
stood to be considered returning to work
fearing the -absence of full details of
the strike might have a bad effect oa
their case of observers Outside the city
The slogsu of the Labor News, the nn
ion publication at Winnipeg, is " Spread
. A strike of hydro electric employes in
the whole Niagara district was averted
by submission to the men's demands.
They asked an eiht hour day, 44 hour
week, double time on Sundays and hoi!
The Ottowa citv council lias row,
sized the bod carriers, builders laborers'
international union and a wage scale of
45 eents an hour.
At Hull, electric railway employes
(Continued on page eight)
Tlier's Jest oue lorg haired states-maa
ttwt cut any lc ia th" world Paderew
kt Hare you ever noticed how much
better some fellers' tires took than ther
Elaborate Formalities to
Mark Salem 's Observance of
I MEMORIAL DAT
tVSd A. M. Veterans march from Armory to Oesseteries.
( '0:04 A. M. Exercises at Citv View Cemetery.
f HQ P. M. Services for Sailors and Marine Willamette Kiver
. V'fM. Formation of Parade at Marion Square.
3:i itenioritl Program in the Armory.
Memorial Bay in, Salem will be ap
propriately observed by ....all military
organizations and their auxiliaries co
operating wtih eivie bodes. Business
will be entirely suspended for the day
in order that, even more than is former
years, pitriotic citizens may have oppor
tunity to honor thoso who gave their
lives ri defense of the great American
principles of liberty.
The program for the day as prepared
by Hcdgwick Post No. 10, Grand Army
of the Republic, will begin with tae
marching of the veterans from the ar
mory to the City View cemetery, at 9:30
o'clock. Those having automobile's
requested to give their services for the
vetersus to and from City view ceme
Exareclses at cemetery.
The exorcises at City View cemetery
will be held at the G. A. R. circle be
ginning at 10 o'clock. To asolat iu the
ceremonies, firing squad and bugler
have been dctnilcd from Company ju,
Nation ill Guard of Orejtou. The pro
gram at the cemetery is as follows!
Prayer by the G. A. B. chaplain.
Keading of Lincoln's Gettysburg ad
dress by Buuald C. Glovsr.
Bitualistic exercises by Hedgwick
Post No. 10, O. A. K., and affiliatiajj
Plnriug flowers about the monument
and 11. A. B. circle.
Hinging of "America."
Honoring salute by firing squad from
Company M aad taps, . -
' Benediction by the G. A. K. chaplain.
Afte.J ;oon Program.
The ceremouiea at the Willuiucue
river bridge in honor of departed sailors
and marines will be under the direction
of the Woman 'a Belief Vorpa.
None but O. A. B. eomradea and the
detuil from Company M and those tak
ing part in the ceremony will bo per
mitted on the bridge. An excellent view
of the ceremoniea of casting flowers on
the water may be witnessed from the
river bank along Water street.
Captain J. H. Arnold, Hpanish War
Veteran, baa been, appointed as officer
of the day and will be in charge of the
afternoun parade. AH patriotic orguu
i.atioiis. civic societies, military bodies
and students of the public schools are
invited to.tske part in this parade, to
form near Marion Square at 2:30
The parade will be divided into four
divisions. The first will form on. MVr
ion street, heading on Commercial. The
HAHV WAR CABINET
MEMBERS TO RESIGN
Hoover, McCormick, Barnch
And Others Preparing
By Robert J. Bender
(United Press staff corresjvondent)
Washington, May 29. With the re
turn of President Wilson imminent and
a declaralion of )eace in the offing,
WfiuJmrs ut llio administration "war
cabinet" are preparing to relinquish
Already several resignations are be
fore the president and others wUl te
ni hm it ted when he returns. Those who
are expected to quit their war jobs
within the next few months are: Her
bert Hoover, chairman of the food ad
ministration; ance Mciurmirk, chair
man of the war trade board; iiernard
Harni-h. chairman of the war industries
board; tleorgv? tYeel, chairman of the
committee on public, information; liar
rr ;arfieid, chairman of the fnel ad
ministration, and Edward N. Hurley,
chairman of the shipping board and
emergency fleet corporation.
Baker Wants iTsMom
In sddition, friends of Secretary of
War Bsker sav that President Wilson
knoas Baker's desire to relinquish his
position iu the portfolio as noon as the
war work in the army has been cleared
up, eoegress has completed invrstiga
lions it has ia aiind and the president
feels hp can spare him.
It was officially s'atcd today that
Baker has no intention of resigning
now. Unofficially, however, it is said,
he fee's the same today as he did when
the president began his second term-
that he would like to get back to ri
vate wrk as soon as osaiblc.
(itf e'd has rei?ncl ot is H?nA
mg same time in Washington comi.let
in his report an-1 closing np details
(Ooatiausl oa page -ght)
second will fsiia ea Front street, with
head oa Marion. Ths third division will
form on Commercial treet with head on
Marion and the fourth n Union street
wth head oa Commercial.
Make-up of Parade.
The first division will be composed as
follows: A comrade from each of the
three wars, sH mounted and all in uni
form. The Cherrian band will follow,
with Governor Olcott and aides in autos.
In line next will march members of the
G. A. B. in autos, then veterans of the
Spanish American War, Sons of Veter
ans, Women of the Belief Corps and La
dies of the G. A. B. in autos, Company
M, National Guard of Oregon will march
ss guards for the G. A. B.
The second division will Intitule the
following: Solvation Army and band,
Knight of Columbus, high school lmml,
high school cadets, Cherrians and Elk.
Third division: Willamette University
students, pupils of the rity schools -and
boys of the Oregon tStste Training
Fourth division: Led by the Ford In
dependent band, followed by citireua in
The line of march is as follows:
Promptly Kt 2:30 o'clock the pro
cession will move south on Commercial
street to Court: thence on Court to Oot
tage street, thence south on Cottage to
Ntate, thence west on State to Commer
cial, thence south on Commercial to Fer
ry, thence east on Ferry to the armory.
' Program at Armory.
Iir the armory for the memorial pro
eram the union! rjuhlie. will be friven
the balconies as the main floor will he
reserved for the schools, G. A. K. and
those takiug part in the program. This
program in the armory is as follows:
Singing of th "Btar Bpangted Baa
I Prayer by the Bev. Henry J. Talbott.
i Besdiug of General Logan's order
.creating Memorial day, by Willard Mar
shall. I Keadiug t President Lincoln's Get
'tysburg adilre by llonsld Kyan.
I ong, "In Hamlcr's Field," by Miss
' Ina Belle Tartar.
j Adiirese by Captain L. If. Compton,
".of tliis World 'a War Veterans.
1 Address by leaa George H. Aldcn of
Kong, "The Hong of Our Flag," by
Miss lna Belle Tartar.
Address by Hev. Arbeit Loiighridgc
of Neitgwick Post No. 10.
Singing of "America."
Benediction by the G. A. B. chaplain.
IN SCHOOLS URGED
Baker Advocates Making
Army "lastihitica Of Edu
cation la Message.
Washington, May 20 -( United Pren)
Mlil.uair truiniitJ . i.n iiu 1 i .. n with
I uuivoMities and high schools was ad
ivocated to the hxiuae military affairs
i committee by Ww-retary of War Baker
AUhuuU he did uut give specific
idntail of bis 4buis, Baker stated he
hopes to se the army an "institution
j of education." N
I Men in the army should be trained
in ,1-itticatiin and vo-atioual matters,
as well as military science, he said.
Baker sn.id be had instructed the gen
era! staff to (trevfin development of the
educational plan -immediately.
Chairman Knhn of the house mili
tary afftiirs com mj ttee, erpeets to give
hi. 1uUr'. imj. m i It t a r' i.rvi.pam n
. t , J 1"
it he jrouse nest Moaday.
I Kshn plana t push through a mili
jtary apjiropriation bill since it should
be passed liefore July J, without any
reicrenca to miiimry policy, men give
the latter phase extensive considera
IVmtbilixstion, "rapid as it has
been," has nrt cbangnd flianciul needs
of ths war disrtnient estimated Last
; !-cinler. Baker said.
J ' Provision ifor an army of 30t.000
'men, agreed on 4y the committee last
!e!i!on shsnld Hk- refiorted again, lia
ker ssid. This "averane" army for
19i$l), and "eerrain continuations
(proposed by the b-iiartment," would
require the l,l l7,HHi,0W carried by
the bill, Baker added.
As representative of "continuations'
Baker Kiid, it was planned to pur
chase and complete the Dayt 'a Wrijht
flying fie4d. He anggvited abm comple
tion of In2l-j f eid aui a permanent
(Costinu4 oa V'S" seven)
Americans Ad French Wi
Join la Paying TAste-h
Yankee Lads Wta FeO Oa
PRESIDENT TO DELIVER
ADDRESS OYER GRAVES
Arrangements Made To Dec-
rate Every One Of 70,0v0
Poct-mirf p!Mi Af Il-Uiwl
ltvuiui, i tuvw vi SVIU1VU
States Soldiers Abroad.
WREATHS FOB HEROES
Washington, May 29. Presi
dent Wilson will deliver his
Memorial ' day address ia an
American cemoterv in the sub
urbs of Paris, it was announced
at the White House today.
The president will place a
wreath nn a memorial for Amer
ran soldiers. It W'Jt b one of
the wreaths sent to ths Ameri
can cemeteries in France by vol
untary contributions from the
Boy Heouts of America.
Paris, May 29. (United Press.)
From Flanders to the Vosges, and from
war-furrowed northern France to- tao
ports in the south, French and Ameri
cans will join tomorrow in paying tri
bute to America's silent army of do
mocracy the dead.
While thousands of heart reach orri-
seas in yearning memory, the army's
commander-in-chief tho president
will speak of them over the graves of
some of the first to fall in the desperate
struggle just a year ago, when the Ger
mans were nearest Paris. In addition,
the army's field commander Genetal
Pershing will deliver an eulogy of the
soldiers who died.
These ceremonies wilt be at estab-
ftiihed cemeteries. But not a single
American grave in France or elsewhere
will be forgot.
President to Speak.
President Wilson will deliver an ad
dress at a cemetery near Paris. Buried
there are men who fought at Belleau
Wood and other historic spots In the
Chateau-Thierry region. Porshipg win
participnte In ceremonies at the eewto-
teries at Dun-Hur-Meuse, Beaumont, BO'
magne and Ehiauraurt. All these places
were in German hands a year ago. At
I)un-8iir-Meuse, in what once was ths
beautiful valley of the Meuse, the he
roes of America's last offensive win
Komsgne is the largest American cem
etery in Prance, between 10.000 and 12,
0i0 being buried there. At Thinuconrt
the heroes of the St. MihleJ offensive
The total of 70,000 American graves
will he rtecorntcd throughout Frenee,
The quartermaster's department has
furnished thnunnd of small flag
All to Bs Remembered.
In out of the way places, fiom lone
some vilages in Pirardv, along tha
Marne, in Lorraine and in the Voages,
little processions of French women and
children will tramp along dusty roads
wit flogs and flowers. In ninny eases
American officers will accompany these
processions. Puch scenes will be enact
(Continued on par two)
Bank Robbers Make Escape
While Clerks Keep Promise
To Remab Mum 30 Kkatw!'8'' ':ii'ns.omiri?- . ,
Haines, Or., May 29. Held up enu
rubbed of more than 3000 late yesterday
afternoon, the cashier and two other
employes of the local bank waited half
an hour before hcy gave the alarm.
The ba-lit told the three he would
lo.-k them iu the vault, where they prob-
ablv would have smothered to death be
fore being rescued this morning, unless
Iht y took sn oath on a bible to give him
a thirty minute start. Ihey rfeose to
take the osts. and kepi their pledge.
The bank robber escaped ia a etolen
automobile and no trace 0 fa i iss
Germans Advised of Minor
Changes in Treaty; Term
Mean Slavery States Wolff
By Carl D. Groat
(United Press Staff Correspondent
; Berlin, May 28. The German foreign office was ad
vised today that some changes had been made in the peace
treaty. It was not informed however, as to whether the
alterations were vital or whether they affected the clauses
objected to by Germany.
Berlia. May 28. "Does Wilson in
tend to establish in Europe th slavery
that I.iaooln abolished f Theodore
Wolff demanded In tn article in the
Tageblatt todsy, defending Germany's
counter proposals to the peace treaty.
Ths counter proposals, Vioi; assert
ed, represent -the demoeratie ' idea of
right, instead of militaristic national
conception that it is Germany's duty
to heal what can p healed in Belgium
with money. Germany, he said, must
suffer for years under a burden
debts. The counter proposals, he de
clared, presuppose the entente will
take from Germany its abiltiy to
land suggest neutral commissions to po
lice aad oversee plebiscites in disputed
It is understood here that Germany,
while agreeing to the limit of 100,000 on
her army, will ask a larger force
STAYT0.1 BACKS ROAD
Straw Yote Gves Unanimous
s4pproval Of Measures
TtfBe Voted On.
James B. Stewart reports a big time
last evening at'Htnyton at the general
road meeting. Besides the address of
Mr, Stewart, . W, H. Powning mado a
strong road talk, telling the audience
that now was the time for Marion conn
tyto redeem itself. The theatre was
filled to capacity and great Interest was
A straw vote showed 130 votes for
the bonds all in the theatre and not a
single vote against good roads. Judge
Bushey's atnnd favoring the bonds is
hsvlng great effect in the county and
this stand of Judge Bushcy was very
noticeable at Htayton. Last night was
the nlrrth sneeting held by Mr. Stewart.
In all straw votes called, not a single
vote has been recorded against the
Tonight a big meeting will be held at
Jefforaon where Mr. Htewart will speak.
Bepresentative D. U. Looncy, a famous
good roads booster, will talk for good
roads. During the good rails discussions
in tne legislature air. mewari prom.seu
to Visit me nonio VI jar. i.ooi-y ami
sneak for good roads. He fulfills his
promise- tonight. Friday evening is for
a rnllv at Donald and Katnrday evening
Anderson Named To Lead
At a mooting of the Willamette Glee
club yesterday afternoon officers for
the ensuing year "ere elected. The office at Versailles and taken to ran.
glee club has closed a very successful to bo laid before the big four, The
season this year despite war conditions first section of tho counter proposals,
and influenza epidemics. Great things j understood to constitute nc-thord of the
are expected of the club next year, litis document, comprised 20,MM words. Aft
Anderson, a popular junior, will head er having considered Germany 's answet
the club as president. John Medler is the big four is expected to announce
vice president, and Floyd Mi lntvrc is
the new secretary, l-awrenee Lavies
will handle the funds as trensurer, and
Edwin Kocopholopiiki will nunnge the
schedule and trips.
The first week afr arhool, the quar
tet will make a trip through Suiitlieru
Idaho. This will be the last public ap
pearance of the quartet as Bowers fin
ishes his schnolwork this year. The
quartet has beutogether for the last two
years and has won an enviable reputa
linn all through Oregon, Washington
and Idaho. Bowers and Anderson both
four year men ard Sterling and Mcln
tyre will make the jrip.
Olcott Promises Probe Of
Accident Board Charges
Portland. Or., May 29. Ooverim.
Oliott notified Portland labor leaders
today that he will soon instruct a com-
ine Diaie r I ot-rnuou ut initr 1111 in-
iked to appoint three members of the
probing eommittd, the Industrial Asso
ciation of Oregon will select an equal
number and Governor Olcott will name
the other three.
The contemplated probe is the out
growth of charges which have been
made by I.ce Hoy Keeley, a Portland
attorney, and backed np by various' nn-
hoas. that the state commission has mis
applied the laws governing that body in
.order to favor cnrimrations.
Lane county paid out TSl-V) in boun-
ties for destructive
fd during 1918.
wild animals kill
temporarily to preserve internal order.
"If reason prevailed in Paris," the
Vorwearts said, "the entente would
grab the counter proposals, which offer
a promissory note, a prospect of settle
ment an demobilization. But reason
does not prevail, so the entente may try
to force their terms and get our slgna
tureto clauses which cannot be fulfilled
and a new crisis will result."
The Taglische Bundsrhau rm.nwc
the quotations from president Wilson's
speeches oa the counter proposals, say
ing his conscience had so far permitted
him to overstep his promises that an
awakening could not be expected now.
The conservative press complained
that the counter proposals go too far,
objecting especially to the agreement
to th 100,000 army limit and disarma
ment of the fleet.
UST SECTION OE lil
COUNTER TERMS ARE IN
One-Third Of German An
swer In Allies' Hands; 20,
000 Words Long.
Paris, May 9 (United Press.) The
first section of the Osruian counter pro
posals to the peace treaty has been de
livered to the foreign office, it was an
nounced today. "
The first section comprised one-tftlrd
of the total German answer and was
20,000 words in length.
The remainder of the counter propos
als will bo delivered this afternoon.
Translation of the first section was
An official of the French foreign of
fice left Versailles for Paris at 12:30 p.
m. carrving the full German counter
proposals for submission to the peace
By Ed L. Keen
(United Press Staff Correspondent.)
Paris, May 29. The plenary session
of the peace conference, which met to
duy to hear the summary of the Aus
trian treaty read, adjourned H hours at
the request of T. C. Hrtiano, former pre
, mitf o( Kumftnil4 ,n(l one of ,ue tieaf.
At the saiiio time, the German counter
proposals were delivered at the foreign
Count Von Brorkdorff KunUau, Ger
mun foreign minister, is expected to
leave for home before the w.ek end,
but he or n successor, if ho withdraws
from tho delegation iscxpected back in
timeto sign the treaty.
The German counter proposals were
delivered to an official of the foreigu
any changes in the treaty that may be
made and ak German to sign quickly,
Mennwhile, reports of dissatisfaction I posed. The Italians, it was slated, in
with the counter proposals emanated 1 titrated a willingness to rruke some con
front Germany. The conservative press, cessions. The fnct that the allien ara
holding that thee counters eoneedert : in disagreement over importnn; cihiis.-
too iiiuth, took on an angi'icved a. iut the elevenlh liom, h"ve. 'U ot
which, dinnntches from Beilin said,' interfere with prrsentrtlon of the tr-
miiht I. nil t a ceneral wave of dis -
Willamette Nine Defeats
Salem Hidi Tossers 5-1
The Willamette baseball team won
another five-inning practice game from
Halem high, 5 to 1, yesterdav afternoon.
The game was fast with few errors
several solid hits were gathered in by
both teams. -Fisher for the high school
was in good form and held the W. I .
men down. Purvine and E. Gill caught
for-Salem. For the Cardinal and Gold
MtKittink and Power formed the bat
tery the first inning, but were yater re
placed by Dimick and Hosier,
Oregon Medical School
Building Bums Today
Portland, Or., Mav 29. The On
Medical school building practically
burned to the oround this morninz.
Girl members of the school heljied the
male students remove equipment from
the flaming wooden structure. The
building waa to have teen wrecked in
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Presentation Of Terns
Mere Delayed Fcl .L i
Vt4Wi Vt iwUMlMMj! A I Iks
dcr For Pc:
ALLIES GIVE Af? ROYAL
TO FROYISIGNS C? PACT
Italian Claims Cocfeue Ta
Block Agreement Bctweca
Conference Delegates; Wil
son Stands Pat.
By Fred B. Ferguson
(United Press Ktaff Corrspouaei.)
Paris, May 29, Presentation of ths
treaty to the Austrian dclcgutcs waa
postponed until Monday, after a plenary
session of the peace conference- Uxiay,
The conference met in pleus-ry session,
to hear a euminiiry of the Austria
treaty read. Just before tiie session.
Premier Veniaelos of Greco and T C".
Bratinnn, former premier of Human:,
engaged in a wordy argument. As soon
as the conference convened Bratiaiio
arose and requested a 48 hem postpone
ment in the nnme of the Balkan stutcs.
This was granted.
By Fid S. Torguson.
(United Press Htaff Correspondent.)
Parks, ilay 29. Hepresentntives ot
the. nstioin who cru!Ud Austria meet
ia tho French foreign oifiee today to .
give final approval to the terms which
decree the conditions under whhb, tha
former Hapsburg empire may csntlaua
A summary of the pence terms waa
ready for auhinlsslon to delegntes of a is
the states that fought or severed rela
tions with Austria. The summary wa
to be aubmittel to the allied anif asso
ciated powers' rr presents I ivr at a see
ret plenary session of the peace confer
ence, starting at 3 p. m.
Although the summary was to be read
to the delegates today, the, U-l Itm'iC
wss tjo to be deliverer! to then mint
it is banded to tho Austrian Monday.
Andre Tardicu of the French delega
tion was named to read the summary o
dnv. Italy's Claim Unsettled.
On the eve of the presentation of th
terms to Austria, the allrcs are .will In
disagreement over the Italian, claim
to territories in the Adriatic, tt im -sm- -derstnod.
The big fonr struggled with,
the Italian question for hours yecter- .
day, hut could come to no con lusioa
satisfactory to all. President Wtlsoa
stood firmly on the contention tfiut th
trentv of London could not arbitrarily
dispose of the destinies of peoples wiio
were not parties to
(It ia under this treaty that Italy
claims Adriatic concessions.)
When the big four could ' mnke so
progress, Premier Orlando conferred
with President WiNon alone, then eon
suited members of the Italian delega
tion. It wus rejiorled a plebiscite to detid
the fate of eastern Iitrin Urd fees p-o-
! tv tomorrow, it waa itoiiitcd out. If tha
Italian claims are still In dispute when
time comes for informing the Austrian
of ths terms, st'ctions referring to ths
Adriatic will he withheld and m9
known after a settlement is reached.
Huns In Rhineland WcdJ
Form Independent Republic
Berlin, Mar 2S. (United Pres.)
Members of the parties of the 1-rM and
Bight almost came to blows ia the na
tional assembly today, dining debate ea
ihe attempts to establish a s-parte re
public in tne Khineland. The csioa
The government made public warn
ings against any attempts to establish
an independent Khtno republic, declar
ing such efforts would eotiidDosw
so:i punishable hv life imprisonment.
Advices from Frankfort were toat a
republic would be proclaimed there
Manv speakers in the r'nibn '
t.ly attacked the centrisis allcgm they
encouraged the idea of a republic.
Major Cencrul W. A. Hulbrook kas
been relieved of command of Caasr
Giant, 111., aid ordered to report to
Craeral 1 cnli.og for Uety ia l-Tane.