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FORTY-SECOND AR NO. 118.-TEN PAGES.
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ATE NEW II
New York Policeman andUn
identified Man in Washing
ton Killed; Anarchist Lit
erature Is Only Clue.
Secret Service Men Throughout Country Searching
For Ring Believed Responsible For Destruction Of
Home Of Attorney General Palmer, And Attempts On
Lives of Other Prominent Men. Suspects Held In
Cleveland And Philadelphia.
Washington, June 3. Secret service men through
out the country today hunted the anarchist ring believed
responsible for an attempt upon the life of Attorney Gen
eral A. Mitchell Palmer here last night and efforts to kill
prominent persons elsewhere in the United States.
la the tattered reinuins uf the tenor-'
ist hero who was blown to fragments by
the bomb which ripped open the front
of the l'aluier home imd shuttered win
duns, furniture and brie-u-bruc in YVuth
ington's most fashlonublo residence dis
trict, the police have the only ciue ai
to who is behind the douth plot. Upon
the sweutband of the dead man's, hat
appeared the name Delucu Brothers,
hntters, Philadelphia. ,
Near hi bloodstained clothing was
fuiiiid au Italian-American dictionary.
Koth had been purchased recently.
These clues, coupled with the slml
larity in the mode of attack between
the outrages last night and those per-
pe, dated in Philadelphia six months ago
when three homes were shattered, led
officials to believe the anarcl.Ul ring
mav be directed from Philadelphia.
Promteisnt Men Guarded!
That it mav be the same gang that
-threatened a Mar Day trngedv, averted.
only by the findin? April 29 of a score
of undelivered bombs in the New York
postoffice after one had exploded fol-
lowing delivery tt the home of Pormer
Senator Hardwiclc of Georgia, was
belief of officials here.
Working on this theory every precau-
tion was being taken to Ruard the homes
of other government officials, who with
At.ornev Oeneml Palmer were "mark-
for death bv the May Day plot-
These included Secretary of La-
bor Wilson, Commissioner of Immigra
tion Caminetti and rostmaste, Burle-
so,,. Police and soldiers have been
whose safety mav be threatened. I
It w. hnrtlv after 11 o'clock last
night when the northwestern part of
AVashinglon was shaken by a violent
explosion at the front door of Attorney
Oeneral Palmer's home, which crumbled
the facade of the house and wrought ,
destruction to doors, windows and fur-
niture for distance of over a hundred
yards In every direction.
Fiftv feet from the steps a portion
of a man's leg was found. Further
srarcli rcveaiea otner iragmcms or a
Talk like yon wtix sendln' a telejram
a yon won't niaka your Meads
I Abe Martin.
, " - .
tirL "If yott nick tV edges of a rWBatfra p.r50tlg light!v injured and prop-
steak with a wire cutter It will told MSj
shape," said Mrs. Min Nugent, fday-i
IITIES1 III IBS LAST W
Keniuants of the anarchist's suitcase,
in which is believed to have carried his
death machine to the Palmer homo, were
found buried under leaves and limbl
blown from trees by the force of the ex
plosion. -.This gave the first direct clue,
that the plotter was an archiat. It con
tained a pamphlet signed "An Anarch
ist Fight," which, concluded with the
. "Jus wait and design to your fate,
since privilege and riches have turned
your heads. Long live social revolution.
The man's hat was next discovered,
Fbl? ?' ouch
w'tl' th Philadelphia officials In an
to trace down the identity of the
Tnunib Prlnt round- '
' E,,',nrt" f bomh outrages almost at
UfamJ hoaL ! th?Tone he"in "l'vc-
l?"?- Nw Tork Ncwtonvillc. Mass.,
Bstoii, Philadelphia, Palermo, h. J.,
, 1 ,ubu,rh. eft, 1,0 ""'t'" t'te
l.f official, here that the plot
,rom the bu,'ol,.,1 "f. m'M n3
ftmy a"d avy experts in high explos-
lJvc wprc c k' Xln1xa the ff or' ,to
etprmine the exp ose need in the
"'r"- believe th mr.ch.ne
""u, " "'
8 s!,Iul't eommereial fuse had boon used
uii.cmm acre neneyen
Hat tin, fuse burned s0 rap.dly that the
anaril"st ha'1 1"suff,c ,el" Ume to p'
1,'ri'!ts wero ? K?tp.n of U' thumb found
nd these are being rushed to pohce
'ead,uarters of all the b.g c.tie, in tnt
FIFTEEN SUSPECTS HELD
BY PITTSBURO POLICE
Pittsburgh, Pa., June 3. (United
.Press.) ith fifteen suspects under ar
'est, the police and federal agents eoh-
tinued today to tighten the .dragnet
ou, ior anarcnisis wno n.i nigm
residences. , As the police todav continued their in
AU of the suspects are aliens and veBtiKtiI1St tllfy Jeered a Haiti
well known radical agitators of the more t Qhi railroa(1 ,i(.kpt on lll0 w.
P.tMmrgh distric , ,t was. stated. . f (Be d(.Hd ,Mrellist Aowlin it
lor .rre v,o,,-in, do
one was in jured.
The fii.,t explosion dt'uiolitjicd (he
front of the residence of Burton J. Cns
sady, of the Pittsburgh Plate Giass com
pany. Three nearby homes were dam
aged by the blast.
Simultaneously with the Cassady -p'osion
another blast was detonated at
the home of Herbert E. Josephs, Pan
handle railroad train dispatcher.
THREAT AGAINST OAKLAND
POLICE CHIEF IS LOCAL
Oakland. Cal., June 3
Press. Oakland police today find no
eonwtion between the bomb treat sent
Acting Police Chief Peterson tn 1 the
eastern 'dynamiting. They ascribe the
threat sent Peterson to a radical oppos
ing the ctiy wide drive being conducted
here against radicals.
The letter, written in red ink, wns
sent from San Francisco. It was deco-.
rated with pictures of bombs, etc., and
a number of clippings regarding recent
dynamitings were enclosed.
NEW YORK POLICEMEN BLOWN
To PIECES BY BOMB ELASTj
! Tork jun) 3
. special pnlicemsn was killed, tev -
(Coatsaued ea page two)
MM AliCISK PLOT
HIGHLIGHT IN BOMB
In what may have been &
widespread plot, ten bombs were
set off in eight cities between
11 o'clock lust night and 1
o 'clock this morning. Two per
sons were killed a special po
liceman iu New York and an
unidentified man in Washing
ton. Anarchist literature was discov
ered near the scene of the ex
plosions in Washington, Pitts
burgh and Koxbury, Mass.
Two men were arrested In
Philadelphia, the police not
nutking known their names.
In some instances, police said
the infernal machines appar
ently were loaded wth shrapi.ol
Chief of Postiffice Inpectors
Cochran, New York district said
today he did not know enough
about the outrages yet to deter-
mine whether they were the
work of the gang thnt scut many
bombs through the mails ad
dressed to prominent men on
It was believed thnt, while
assasaiiiation of public men or
big employers niny have been in
tended, the bomiis In some in
stances were planted at the
REVIVAL OF OLD HOLT
Bombs Used Last Night Same
As Planted To Destroy
Capitol la 1915.
Washington, June 3. (I'uited Press)
With the ablest secret service aud
explosive experts in the government
working on the plot to kill Attorney
General A. Mitchell Puliner her last
niht, clues weio being puisued to many
points iu the east today.
Evidence thus fur uncovered led offi
cials here to believe that the terrorist
ri ii jf which showed its hand in several
eastern cities, operated either out of
Philadelphia or Puterson, N. J.
Planter "Old Hand."
The anarchist killed hereby his own
death weapon while preparing to blow!
up Palmer s home was an "old band
at the game, according to the experts.
The bomb he used was of a type iden
tical with that employed by Frank Holt
on July i, 1915, when he attempted to
blow up the capitol hetc. Explosive
experts who worked on the Holt case be
lieve that the attempt on the attorney
rt,.f ,ife porpplrated by the
ornization as that emidovinir
,11.IP, , rllilndelpliia..
Stumble Caused Death.
That the terrorist had prepared for
an emergency was shown- by the fact
that the hat he wore to the scene was
a black derby, while he had another
lint, a soft one. purchased recently in
Philadelphia, la his suitcase, apparent
ly to wear away from the scene.
That he came to his death by stum
bling over a ledge near the frout of the'
Palmer house, exploding the bomb be
fore he had placed it, was the decision
of investigators here.
Dr. Monroe, explosive expert. S!.id
there were two explosions, eiiher two
bombs o one lioml, and some other ex
plosive. Finding of a thumb 1y the police led
Inspector Orant to declare that there
wns sufficient evidence on hand now
to soon establish the identitv of the
LIBERTY BONDS QUOTATIONS
June 3. I.ibertv bond
first 4's. 0.1.11,
i0. off .10; first
'off .20; second 4's. 91.
!4Vi 's, P.60, off .2S; se-ond 4'4 's. 94.71
off .;5; third 4VI 's. 9.1...9, off .12;
j fourth 4'J's, off .!; Victory
!4's. 100; SVs, 100102, cp .02.
SALEM, OREGON, TUESDAY, JUNE 3,
CARRIED BY BOMBER
URGES USE OF F0RC1
Propaganda Sheet, Labeled
Plain Words Urges Des-
i 1 1 I it I 1
truchoa And Death Ana
Predicts Class War.
Washington, June S. This is the text
of the anarchist poster fouud at the
scene of the bomb outrago here;
"The powers that c made no secret
of their will to stop, here in America,
the wihIiI-wIiIm siirutl of revolution.
tjjTho powers that be must reckon tsav
they will have to accept the fight they
"A time has conic when the social
q-uestion's solution eaa be deiyed no
longer; class wcr is on aad cannot cease
but with a complete victory ..for tlie in
"The challenge Is an old one, oh,
'democratic' lords of the autocratio re
public. We have been dreaming of
freedom, we have talked of liberty, we
have aspired to' a better world ind you
jailed us, you clubbed us, you deported
us, yon murdered us whenever you
Admit Dtstnxwttve Aim. -4
"Now that the great war; waged to
replenish your purses and build a ped
estal to your saints, is over, nothing
better can you do to protect your stolen
millions and your usurped fame than
to direct alt the power of the murder
ous Institutions you created for your ex
clusive defense tgainst the working
multitudes, rising to a more humane
conception of life, n
"We accept your challenge and mean
to stick to our war duties. We know
that that you do is for your defense s
a class; wo know also thr.t the proletar
iat has the same ritfht to protect itself.
(Since their press has been suffocated,
their mouths muzzled, We rnetin to speak
for them, the voice of dynamite,
through the mouths of guns.
"Do not say we Bre acting coward
ly because we Jicep in hiding, do not
say it is abiuninulile; it is war, class
war, and you were the firstto wage it,
under cover of the powerful institutions
you call order, in the darkness of your
laws, behind the guns of your bone
headed slaves. 1
Intent on Bloodshed.
"There will have to be bloodshed; we
, m ki , Bewi.
Wewill destroy to the rid the world of
(Continued oa page two)
SEVEN PLANES START
FLIGHT NORTH JUNE 8
Fleet Not To Step Ia Salem
Oa Return Froni Portland
Sacramento, Cal., June 3, heven ar-,
mv airplanes will ny rrom siaincr
field, Hacrnniento, to Portland, Or., tQ
tak.s part in tho Rose show, June 10.
The leave here June 8, planning nr
rival at Portland June 10, with storw
en, route at hieo, Redding and Cieim
da, Cal., and Mcdford, Rol)urgi Ku
ene, Corvallis and .-jlem, Or.
The return flight will start .Tune 14
with stops at Hj.ringfbdd, Cottage
tlrove and Orants Pats, Or., and the
same California stops si on the jour
Hix Curtis H type planes, piloted by
Colonel Henry L. Watson and lieuten
ants James H. Krull, Karl Xeidiig.
Frank Hscket, C-barie, W. fi-bwartx
anil J. M. Fetters, and a !e Havilsnd
four, piloted ly Lieutenant W. M
Ikck and with Lieutenant William ISC
van as passenger, will make the trip,
sergeants Htrowmyre and Miiwokski
and Corporal Lajottie will be mechani
The Aero club of Oreaon hat aryang
ed tn landing fields in the cities in
thut slate. An altitude cf between 8,
mm and l0O0 feet must be attained in
the flight over he mountains.
Hut one man has flown from Culi
fornia into Oregon. Lieutenant Hog
land, sin-c di-cliarfc'-d, firing from Ma
field to rieattie and return luti
Pioneers To Pass
In Review Before
When you attend the historical pageant to be given
over the next week-end at Willamette University there
will pass in review before you a long line of Oregon pion
eers, and if you happen to belong to that thinning group
that still lays claim to that title you may live over again
the days when the "Land Where Dreams Come True" was
in the making. t
If, however, you belong to a latter
day, and have the least bit of an imag
ination you can sit with half shut cych
and see a row of clear cut visions who
will stand and mile across the space
of many years. Oen. Lane will come
riding past on his spirited hor.e, and
although he will perhaps lose some
thing of dignity liy his mud-splashed
boots, the defect will be lost sixht of
. " is'impo. mo inn suk nat,
.whh WS8, vr rrt e08tumt
Mr. and Mrs. Josenh Ho man (El-
mira Phelps), grandfather and grand
moiner ot Joseph Albert will live
again, the lattes in the person of Miss
Josephine .Albert who wili txrtra
"Miss Oregon," when she emerges
from "Mim Chemeketa."
en. Clark, of Lewis and Clark fame
will remind you of many half forgot
ten things, as will also Alnson Beers,
A. F. Waller, Josiah ParrisJ, Dr. and
Mrs. Babcoek, Oeorge Aberniithy, and
a hot of others.
Original Garment Worn
Many of those who take the part of
somo pioneer will weur garments actu
ally worn by the characters whom they
represent. Vou will gee the coat tha"t
Judge Daniel Weibstcr wore at his wed
ding ui'.Vxw Orleans In lHrit, when he
was a tall fine looking captain of the
Plrst Wisconsin light artillery. This
coat saw service in the Civil war ua-
SMALL PART OF VOTE
BEfh'G POLLED fODAY
Ballots Cast Up To Noon Show
Only 10 Per Cent Vote
CAPITAL JOURNAL TO
Pull and up to-thc minute re
turns from tho various prccim t
in the city and county wiil be
bulletined by The Capital Jour
nal up to midnlghttonight on tho
results of the balloting on tho
road bonds and other measures.
With absolutely perfect weuther con
ditions in the city, the voto up to noon
today on the far reaching road measures
in Marion county and the state had
barely reached 10 per cent of the regis
tration. Clerks and judges at all of the 18
voting precincts in the city were taking
life easy during the morning hours, al
though the polls opened at 8 o'clock.
In seevral precincts but three or four
votes were east during the first hour, in
addition to the judges and clerks.
At the court house, known as precinct
II and the voting place of official life
in the capital city, there was but 41
votes cast up to 1 o'clock this after
noon, rnc registration is 38.).
In precinct It), voting at the citv hallj'' ivn "'sudatories over her fuimer
wtili c registration of 'iVl, oniv 27 vot- ""l" colonic i hit iu
er had taken the trouble to vote np to'""''' her financial obligations.
o'c'ock. In precinct 17 voting at the
Marion hotel, up to 1 o'clock this after
noon there bad been only 38 votes cast
and the registration is 332.
In precinct 3, voting at the Cameron
paint house. lst and Chemeketa streets,
the total votea csst up to noon was 2s.
The registration (n this precinct is 815.
In precinct 8, voting at the Reddoway
building 14-31 North 10th street, there
had been onlv 14 votes cast at t o'clock
todar. The registration in this precinct
is 19?. Precinct No. 13, voting at the
F H. Reeves home, 915 Honta 12th
street, could muster but llvntes np to'
1 o'clock aid the registration or those
... . . ua
entitleil to vore is no.
Old timers who have had their fingers
on the public pulse for years at elee-
tlOS) time, art- IU nnm u - "
the lack ef interest in today's election,
i time, are as a loss io ymimai
One p:d time politician sain um w,,-.,
1 1 . . ...j u AiAnH
men run iot on. - '
much difference who, the vote was
heavy. But when the ost JmjK.rt.nt
measure for years is presentea to tne
voters, there is an litter lack of inter-
With the slow start In the casting f
ballots, there is a
Kaiem will be fortunate to cast one
third of its registered vote. In the eitv
ef Pslera. the total registration is 4998.
PRICE TWO CENTS
til '03. You will also see the quaint
bonnet thnt Captain Webster's bride
wore on her wedding day. ,
Other things that are preserved as
mementoes of that time aud which will
bo used in the paginint are the coat,
sash and blood stained saber of Cajtaia
r. j. abcock, whom many Nilem folk
rememlber through their acquaintance
with him, when he was county clerk for
Marion couutv. These things were loan
cd by 'aitain Uabcock'a wife. Mrs.
Ida M. IlaJhcock,
Bonnet 50 Yean Old
The young woman who impersonates
Mrs. Jusiali H. Parrish will wear a
handsgme old silk and wool Itroehft
shawl, which the original Mrs. Parrish
wore. This was secured 4y the ward-
robo eommittee from Mrs. Henrietta
Parrish to whom it was presented hy
her mother-in-law, Mrs. Josiah Par
rish. Rare old back coimbs, a capo aud
time faded waist, are among the ar
ticles lent by Mrs. Parrish. Another
quaint thing is a bonnet worn br Mrs.
tlallie ParriBh Ihirdall at an old fash
ioned eutertaiument iu Salem, when
sho was a young girl, and nhich was
made liy her mot her sister.
A struw bonnet 52 years old has beeur.
contributed iy Mrs. J. A. bolwood. It
was worn liy her mother Mrs. Charlotte
Karl, who was also the original pos
sessor of the 3 year old hoop skirt
which is to 'be a part of tho pageant
Old Dresses Loaned
Mrs. Oeorge F. Holt delighted the
wardrolie collector with her' loan of
three quite wonderful gowns worn by
her mother more than sixty years ago.
One is of bright blue silk, with a long
train. The skirt contains sixteen
breadths. Another displnvs an odd ruf
fled petticoat through the opening,
down the front, and was a part of the
first owner's trosseau. Then there Is
her wedding bonnet, with the quaint
Mttle ruffle in the 1aek; other bon
nets, ami shawls from this same col
lection. Jude Peter D'Arey has added a pair
of hand made hoots of the "vintage"
of the early '50s, that weje the prop
erty of his father, Peter D'Arey,
I Therw are many other things, with
wonderful stories bark of the, so
1 many, indeed, that to write about them
all would eover a whole newspnper
'page. Besides these garment there will
be many other things of a historical
nature that will lend color, interest
and iiesuty to the pageant, and will
alone lbs worth cancelling any other
date to soe.
I It hna been nrrrrP.tnd thnt . rnnm
iin the university 'be set apart for a
collection of these things to be on dis
play during the days of the pageant,
and it is quite likely that this s ill be
Hun Treaty Looms
By Lowell MeUett
Pre,, Htaff Corespondent.)
June 3. Amoncau economy!
experts in conference with Piisidcut
Wilson todsv, advocated that Oermsny'
'.v ucorge is expected to maae a
, , .... .
The matter was opened in consequene e
of Premier l.lovd-tieorge 's proiosul that I
super Hilcsis be returned to (criuany I
for economic reasons. The American
experts, however, suggested that Poland
retail! upiicr Hilesia and tho Ouuians
joe given supervision over certain or ner
; recent Past African possessions,
I "Big Tour" Weakening,
j In addition to this question, the
1 American eert discussed the entire
problem of reparations, the Haar valley
iscuieniciu, moans oi me
itii... uiiit Ilia tuiint hrooiht nut In the :
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tlerman counter proposals. The presi
'dent instructed ihe American experts to
-., ., ...... - - -- -
land draw np final conclusions for suu-
, ...i"-.- . ... ,
I From an authoritative source, it was'
i. ' , " , t
.came , ,o..aj ,., u, ... - r M fa.
lr.l:'' Zi tu .viation. Including the eo
m ."" . ''J"'. "-'"
The question now was said to be the dB-
'whe-n it should be done. Lloyd t.eorge,
ircncrsl be! ef that." IS nnnersrooa. iavor cnauKI.K
(Continued on page eight)
ONr TRAILS Sii f.
Ull II nil A Al H
Bebheviki Surpass Even (kr
isa la Efforts To lUgsEzs
Control Of People And Gct
ernmerl SOVIET THRUSTING ITS
REFORMS DOWN TiSOATS
Correspondent Assured Cf
Safe Conduct In Search Cf
True Information, Is Ro5
fced Of Everything.
(Note; Following is tho first sf
a series of articles by Frank J.
Taylor based on tho results of his
observations in RusHia. Ho went
into Itussia at the invitation of
the liolshevik government, assur
ed of safe conduct, with an open
mi ud and determined to give fcol
shevixm a " square' deal," After
being thwarted in every attempt
to "conduct a real investigation, he
left by way of Finland. The bol
shevik,, incidentally, reobed him
of everything but his clothes.)
By Frank J, Taylor
(I'uited Press staff corrcsiontlen1)
(Copyright, l!Hlt, iby the United Presy
1'ariSj June 2. .Russia, under the die
tutorship of agitators, is a land wher
liberty is an unknown quantity, Tho
bolKheviki have surpassed evon czar
ism in their rfforts to legalize control
of every one aud everything. It is i
,iHHKiib!e to buy a shirt, rent a hotel
room or go from one town to another
five mites distant without permits
from the communists' commissaries.
Russia is now what the I'nited States
would be if soap "box orators could onst
the ordinary people from Washingtoa
and replace the government with agi
tators, each of whom would praitics
his own theories without rpco(rwi7iing
Ipreiccdent, law or customs of liviag,
in an effort to thrust "rciorms low
the thmats of people.
Had "Perfect Liberty"
I entered Kunwia through the (ierman
Bolshevik front in Lithuania as the
first non official penetrating this front
hitherto only Herman " N-ret offi
cial missions" used this route with
an opn mind. After being passed n
der guard from the army outpost thrii
regimental division corps and army
tnft's, most of which wer eerrpo"it
of ordinary youths apparently witheut
qualification for responsibility I ar
rived at Moscow. Owing to the fact
(Continued on page three)
J AX IT A C
tCmSiafider Of M"4 SaS
Flying Not Practical
((United i'ress (Stuff Correspondent)
London, June 3. "Our flight
from Roekaway to Plymouth has
convinced me that regular com
mercial trans Atlantic flying is
not yet practicable." Lieuten
ant Coiuriiaider Read, skipper
of the American seaplane NC 4,
said in an interview today,
"I do not believe the science
of aviation is sufficiently ad
vanced to enable ua aviator to
cross with certainty. The reteon
ia obvious from the fact that
of three American and two Brit
ish planes attempting the flight
only one got through.
Commander Towers, Lieuten
ant Commander Bellinger and I
will prepare a lengthy re(rt, to
I . I - 1 , . I. .. .. a. 1.
i v hf nrcsciiieii iu i ,.
, . . .
ing our experiences, irni u ia -
j .n jemtine
tirconrntions for an SfaeS. esi
ermasv ia the direction of BerVia at
such a rite that the offenve it x
j'CteJ to begin within eight iays.