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FORTY-SECOND YEAR NO. 1-1.--TWELVE PAGES.
SALEM, OREGON. SATURDAY, JUNE 7, 1919.
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Soviet Rule Only Completing
Job Of Tcarfc Down Sup
erficial Struchsre Of Rus
BREAK NATURAL RESULT
OF OLD REGIME ABUSES
Comrnanists Set Up Political
Dictatorship Which Abol
ishes Liberty And Even Reg
By Ftak j. Taylor.
(United Press Staff Correspondent)
(Copyright, 1919, by the United Press;
Paris, June 7. The chaos in Russia
cannot be charged entirely to the bol
shevikl, who hnve merely completed the
jb of tearing down the superficial no
dal, economic and political structu-v
which the old regime fostered.
The breakdown is the natural r.m.!t
of the abuses practiced by the former
privileged classes of Kussia. The rcv
lution furnished the opportunity fcr the
bolshevik agitators to seize control of
the country through violence, though
they uufortuuately drove out the in
tellectuals and trained profes-dcuials
needed for rebuilding the country. ,
People Easily Led.
There is probably no other great 'peo
ple who would embrace bolshevism and
suddenly reverse their ideals and cus
toms as did the Kuss'ims, who nntural
iy run to extremes. It is the extiomes
which make discussion regarding Rus
sia difficult. The bolshcviki claim they
are defending the revolution, which is
supposed to give the Kalians liberty
mid opportuntiy yet they forcibly apply
communism, wiping out both liberty and
cportunity for the individual. It is 1m
osmMo in Kussia to disufirce. verbally
or in their Interest, with hoislievism, as
it leaders figure they have a copyright
oa all goud ideas and hence are destined
t.1 reform Buusiu whether she lilt. It
Lenin "Second Christ."
Rome bolshevik! unwinkingly sjwsk
of renine as a "second Christ.' With
out doubt, Lenine is boishevixm ' sti-ong
man, but Russia thus far hss shown no
(Continned on page three)
Fruit and Berry Growers of
Northwest to Organize Into
Association for Protection
After having had tlie finest of Ore
gon fruits and berries labeled and
shipped east for years and years un
der California labels, and after hav
iug had the profits of the puekinj and
'rauning of the finest of Oregon pro
ducts go into California pockets, con
ditions are about to. change, accord
iug to Robert (J. Paulus. manager of
the Halem Fruit Union and president of
the 8alem Commercial club.
Uor the paiVhrce or four weeks. Mr.
Paulus has been travelling throughout
the northwest fruit sections holding
conferences with fruit and Uttj men
in regard to genernl selling and buy
ing conditions, snd come home firmly
convinced that the growers everywhere
re convinced of the necessity ef co
operation along the lines of California,
the most highly organized state in the
Mr. Paalui said: Owing to the en
ormous differences in prices received
by growers outside of as--f fatioM, and
130 due to the fact that the sjMoeitt
Washington," June 7. (United
Press.) Th arm v appropriation
bill carrying SIO.OOO.'K'O wss re
ported to the koue by the miliury
Tthis is a reduction ia war de
partment estimates of 307,fW,-
The bid as reported i ir.OT.CTO.
HJ U-, thr.n that pd bv the
house last session, . ... Ji
Sergeant York, Greatest
Hero Of War. W3 Marry
Svec&ear. Of (H2iood
v " "sshville, Tens., June T. Ia
sshville, Ten., June T. Ia
A-untain town of Pall Mall,
Svetoforo hardly known
x-i. livm u. lor., pro
claiiiu J the greatest "hero of
the wac, today take as a bride
Miss Grate Williams, sweetheart
of his childhood days.
Governor Roberta will per
form the marriage ceremony. He
arrived at Pall Mall this morn
in? accompanied by his mine
York and tie bride have tern
flooded with handsome presents.
Miss WUilama' wedding ring
was presented by the suffragist
of the city. A present from the
Koturiant is the offer f a
honevmoon for the newlyweds
to Bait Lake City.
first Performance Of Big Pro-
Practically everyone in raicm is
awaltinff with the nnst e&per exneeta-
t nm tltA ttnui. tit ft .VWIr tKia bi'b.
ing when the first performance of the
stupendous historical pageant will be
given on the eampus of Willamette
University in celebrating of the seven
ty fifth anniversary of the founding of
Every minute detail has been pains
takingly worked out by the various pa
geant committees, who have given end
less time and energy in an effort to
make this the biggest and most notable
of any similar affair ever given in the
The pageant will be given on the ct.m
pus, on the some spot where llic, May
day exercises are held, the entrance lo
be by way of State street. No admis
sion will be charged. In order that all
may view it the pagoant will to re
peated aei'Ju Monday afternoon at S
o'clock, aod on Tuesday evening at 8
One of the most distinguished visit
ors that the pageant brings to h.ilein is
Major Lee Moorehouse, the celebrated
photographer of Indun life, of Pcndli
ton. who arrived Friday and who will
remain for the tnree eiays eoicirwnon.
He brought wtih him seven chieftain
costumes, princesses' eostumes, a u,on
derful colkcticto of beads, headgear,
and much other elaborate paraphernalia,
that will add to the colorful part that
the Indir.ns from the Chemawa Indian
school will take.
The prune rop of the Willamette
yalley is estimated at 25,000,000 pounds
gainst 60,000,000 last. year.
tions received from .i.(Kt to I10.W) s
ton more this last season than the un
organized growers, there has been an
insistent demand from the growers that
s northwest state association be form
"With this condition facing the
growers, I have had numerous request
to make an attempt to form such an
organization, s all have realized that
the nncontro ted tonnage outside of the
associations is a menace to organized
growers. To establi market prices
consistent wilh supply and demand, and
in conformity with the desire of the
growers as a whole, meetings have been
held in unorganized districts, to de
termine the sentiment as to forming as
sociations. To Meet Ia Portland' '
''So strongly re the growers in fa
vor of this move," said Mr. Paulus.
"that it was determined to call a meet
ing of all growers ia the northwest,
which will include Clarke county.
.Washington, to meet at the Portland
hotel in Portland Monday, June .
when an organization committee will
j be appointed and articles of incorpor
ation, by laws and contrai t forms f .r
the associstion discnssd."
- Mr. Taulus said that it is expected
niat from 65 to 70 per cent of the
growers, or evca more, will be aetivel;'
interested in the organization of a ccn
tral northwestern assoeisti'in.
' It is estimated that within the nett
three or four years, packing facilities
rr.nre thsn double what is avai'able at
present will be ncessary to hanjie the
northwesters) fruit ud berry crops and
erowers have abont decided that it
sroTiid be better that sack parking fa
cilities would be owned by the growers.
(Contianed os page three)
DAPIRP Plli QT Tl
I null 1U UUi.Ua . 1L
ill I jl
Portland Officials Estimate
95 Per Cent of Operators
Will Answer Call
Nationwide Walk-Out Set For Same Day Ia Word Receiv
ed At San Francisco Headquarters.rKonenkamp
Rushes To Chicago For Conference With Union
Heads. Situation In Southeast Still Uncertain With
Both Sides Claimiing Advantage.-Carlton Challenges
Portland, Ore., June 7. Local officials of the Com
mercial Telegraphers Union state that 95 per cent of the
commercial key men on the
I'nioa leaders here were advised late
last night by t message from L. I. Mar
shal at Los Angeles that June 11 has
Wen et as the date for the st.ILo on
the Pacific coast. Marshall is i rice-
president f the Commercial Telegraph-
EI4EOTEIOAL WORKERS '
Npringfield, 111., June 7.
(United Pres.) The electrical
workers strike, set for June It),
Secretary Charles P. Ford of
the International B!otliorhood of
Klectiical Workers made the an
nouncement today. Heturu of
wire companies to the contiol at
company officials miidc the
strike unnecessary, Ford said.
The workers can now reach sat
isfactory agreements with the
companies, he said.
era Union of America. The walkout or
der applies to &U union key men of the
Western Union, Postal and Federal com
panies. C. H. Preston of Portland, deputy in
t.rn.ri.nal roMirient. said today all la
bor organizations bad promised to sup
port the telegraphers in ine proiwmu
jtrike, and thut railroad telegraphers
ill refuae to handle commercial dum-
Kattoflal Strike Called.
San rrancisco, June 7. (United
u., iAn..nr,tin to a teVgram made
ublic heretoday by Patrick O Comior,
president of local 11, v,omnie.m. w
graphera Union o America. June 11
bus been set as the date for the nation
wide telegrapher strike.
The message came from runt vice
President h. I. Marshall at Los Angeles.
The strike will embrace Western
ion, Postal and Federal telegraph com
panics, the telegram said.
Konenkamp Want Action.
Washington, June 7.-(Unitcd I res)
-Threatening a, nation-wide strike 01
Western Union telegraphers, 8. J. KOn-
. nl he Commercial
enaamp, prrmu. - - ,
Telegraphers Union of America, started
for Chicago early today for a confer
ence with official 01 me org-.....
Following this conference, he ssici, Be
would issue a fall for the strike. An
order for PostrJ ojierator to leave
their keys, he aid. would probably come
j The di'e of tbe strike had not been
!dr,iM hy Koneukamp before be
jleft for Chicago, but he said it "will
:be before June 10." which wits tlic date
'set for the nation wide walkout of elec
The strike aituaHnn i the southeas
tern states was eonfusedtodny by msry
conflicting reports. Union officials in
the south declared the Western Lnion
is accepting business on.lv subjeit to
delay and Konenl.amp declared the
fight in the south "already is won.
Carlton Challenges Striker.
New York. June 7 President ew-
v I'.Atr.- r !, Wp.iprn Union to-
day declared he hoped the telegrapher
union would call strsxe on m v-.-rn
Union lines as threatened.
"I hot Konenksmp does 'all a
Strike." Carlton said. "That will give
... - t Wid the service of uude-
ua N iHwi in - - -
.:l.t. minium It will e!itluBle fOt
all time those who do not hs.ve tl.e in
i. th r on. nan v at heart and
'seek to embarrass its service."
Carlton added that the sontnetsiern
,trike situstion remained unchanged
,A that all of 'ces were orieratmg na
interruptedly in the strike district. The
service wis "np- to the minute." he
1 Situation Uncertain.
' Atlants. Oa., June 7. (United f ie)
"Our lowest eitiiriate shows n'fire
than ;.'-00 Western Union telegraph
workers are o a strike 11 the southeast-
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t. I a -hi.
Lac .as) mm k
1 Jill I
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Pacific coast will strike June
em states," Charles F, Mnn, interna
tional third vice president of the Com
mercial Telegraphers yawn of America,
'We have enly lost 28 wen lu tie
southeast as a result of the strike,"
General Manager H. C. Worthen of the
Western Union declared.
Claims' that practically everv small
city, town and village in the southeast
was cut off from Western Ui.iou wire
communication were made by uuion
Telephone workers at Columbia and
other Bouth Carolina points will not
strike today. Orders cancelling the
scheduled walkout of theee workers
Strike leaders asserted that at many
point, the Western Union had piaced
representatives to accept business and
divert it to long distance telephones.
The Western Union) staged "business
was moving as usual."!
SMfH STRONG BEHIND
GOOD ROADS ELECTION
Canrass Of Gty Vote Shows
U49 AffimatiTe M
462 Negative Votes,
Salem voted stronger for the t.'xl,-
OO0 Marion county bond for good
road, than did the rural districts, ac
cording to the official figures of the
"For while the county voted clow" to
two to one in, favor of the bonds, the
city of ."alem lined up three to one
for good roads in Marion county. All of
which induced an old time politician to
any that no more -can the man from
the rural districts point to fwlem ann
say the city is holding fcae-k on good
In the city of Salem, there was rcj
:i.',i inaA Rut when election day
came around, there was cat but 134
votes in favor of good roads and 4
againat. But there wa a total of 19
......... iM iitv jitinwinir that 17.)
YUIIT! IflM IN I" n
of the city voters refused to express
an opinion on ;
In the entire eounty tbere was a
registration of 1 -1.853 but of this nnm
ber only tttt.'l votes were east, or 47
per cent of the rogiitration.
Toto in the countr in favor of
(.he Marion countv S'iO,000 lond was
4t:'.4 in favor of with 200-1 aain?t,
showing that of the total voto cast, 70
per cent was in favor of the boo'is. lint
of th total registration, only 80 per
cent was rat for the bond, in other
words, 30 per cent of the eoters in the
county who mere entitled to vote, de
cided that the county should have gocd
roads within the neiit five yr.
In the eutire county, oi l votery who
took the trouble to go to the polls, re
fused to express an opinio of the
H50.000 bonding proposition. Of the
total number entitled to vote n the
county only 13 per cent npwd dis
approval of the bonds.
Covercment Takes Steps
To Block "Red" Riofeg
Washington, June 7. (United i es)
Parades and similar demonstrations
designed to precipiste riots appear to
constitute the program of "reds" in
their plan for a Julv 4th onttireak, ac
cording to propaganda literature and
other information in the hands of g"
ernment departments here.
As result, organized labor officials.
as well as government r.tithorities are
expected to take steps to discourage par
tierpatioa of Tabor niea. soldier and
sailor ia brawl which the "reds" at
tempt to tart. i
Homeward Mayenient Of
Guard Units Completed
Washington, June 7. (United Press)
Homeward movement of national
guard and national army combat units
from France is complete, Chief of Staff
March announced today, all unit hay
ing embarked for thia country.
The movement of regulars has begun,
he stated. The bixth divisiou began
its sailing this week.
March's statement on the national
guard and national army bear on the
units recognized as uch men foiming
the combat units. Thousands of na-
toinal army and national guard men
are still in France as replucemenc in
regular army divisions or who went over
seas with or to replace quartermaster,
medical, levice and other units in the
A. E. F. service of upply. Most i
these men, March has previously stated,
will be out during Juno and July.
STORES WOULD HARRY
GUI GIRL Ml
Proposal Sprun? In Court
Causes Lively Tilt Between
' Okanogan, Wash., June 7. With
n.itl, n.n-1-iann nit tha witness stand this
morning, recalled as a witness for the
defense. IXwglas M ptorrs on iriai
for the seduction, formally offered to
marv his wife's slayer as a bar to fur
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The otter mane Dy uis ai turner, .
1). Wmith, came a a complete surprise
to A. B. Hilcn, special prosecutor, and
Mtnmev W. E. Gresham,
and threw the eourt room into a few
r,m in. .h.ir on the witness stand
Ttuth snt with bowed head and tremb
ling hands. Btorr also sat witn down
cast eyes and if anything hi pale face
whan ). .tote rested Its ease at 10
o'clock this morning with the testimony
of Deputy I'rosecuting Attorney .nmn
rt e..mir if Kinir nountT. and Cart-
ktain of Infective Charles Tennant of
SHenttle. both of whom told 111 flc.iaii
nf Sfirrs adinlsMion to thcm of his
relations with Ruth (Jarrison.
In his offer of marriage on tielieir
if the defendant, Attorney Siuith said:
'In the presence of the jurors Doug
las Htorrs now offers to marry this girl
. ,! An It now and I resoectf ullv re
quest that this presiding judge at this
trial perform the ceremony nere simi
Hilen was on his feet in an instant
..J ,,,,. Into a bitter wieech of de
nunciation against Htorrs and his at
torney. i. for the ckhI of Ktith Ciaii'isoil
and for the good of her family that
the state onject to any ceremony mm,
nr at any time in the future, between
t..k ri..UAn mnA rinii(rtaa M. Htorrs.
I VVJe ntiii.t mi the leirnl orounil that
(she is not mentally competent. As
1 .......... ..............
(prooj 1 can ine coun tucuuvn i"
i'the verdict in the murder trial at Heal
?tle Wash., on May 9, when this girl
,'was adjudged mentally irresponsible
and ordered taken to the state ward fur
icriminals at the Walla Walla peuitcn-
( Attorney Hmith cited numoroua court
(decisions to uphold his contention that
,an offer of marriage to a gin unuer -i
(Continued on page seven)
ALo p14 .
rw li.wi tut. ia
V7 . d
If tber'f anythin' ia a same a cigar
manufacturer '11 git it out. It your
wife like th' am folk you d it
makes it a lot easter.
E. if .. , S
Last Cf American Troops"
La Archangel Expsitica
WiO Be Outh Two Weeks
Washington, June 7. (United
Press.) -All remaining regi-
meats of the original Archangel
exiedition will be out of Kussia
within two weeks. Chief 01
tjtsff March announcedtodav.
The companies which left
Archangel June 3 for Brest, he
said, were companies K, G. I, M
sud the machine gun company of
the 339th infantry, comprising
52 officers and 1509 men. Two
officers and 323 men of unsre
eified units sailed for ling-
The only American troops to
be left of the Archangel forces,
March added, will be the rail-
road work. March was unabio
to say definitely when these
would be withdrawn:
BtlUN UMSY WillLE
Pessbism Regarfe Terms
Reflected In Position Of
By Carl D. Groat ,
( United Press Btaff Correspondent.) ..
Berlin, June 6. The air of unea.duess
resulting from both the pence situation
uid internal developments continues to
grow in Berlin. The government u un
derstood to be preparing for ull event
ualities. Count Iiroekdorff Bantzau has advis
ed the government that ho expects to
receive the allies' answer to the iouu
ter proposals Sunday or Monday. The
attitude of pessimism pervading offi
cial circles was reflected iu the news
pupars tuduy, nono of which held out
any hope of real modification of the
Meanwhile the Khineland delegates
nro conferring with both the Rational
and Prussian , assemblies regarding
means of hsltiug the separatist tt.ove
menti The German armistice commis
sion ha sent the allies a new note pro
testing against General Margin's al
leged co-operatioa w-ith the heads of the
new Hhineland republic.
A new transportation strike was on In
Berlin today In protest against the exe
cution of I.evinc, convicted of being
0110 of the chief instigators of the re
cent Hpartacan revolt in Munich.
It is estimated more than 150,000
tramway employes end other worker'
tiiiit in advance of the hour appointed
fur the general strike.
EXCITED FIGIIT FAN CHOKES
To DEATH ON CHEWING UUM.
Omaha, Neb., June 7. Cermii. N'el
...son, ii, becoming excited while ath
1111; tliu Lee Williams fight hue
night, swallowed his chewing gum and
choked to denth in three minutes.
Winnipeg Mayor Declarss
By Jams T. Kolbert
(United Press Staff Correspondent.)
Winnipeg, Man., Juno 7. Mayot
day today cli.iined the general strike
here, is disintegrating, lie pointed to staff to walk out at 11 o'clock this)
the return of 00 per cent of the city's forenoon, expressed regret at ti act. on
foremen to work and the applications of , but stated things were in fair tbape si
other municipal employes as proof of hi prevent as far as the scavenging sou
statement, 'street cleaning department wr cxs-
"Tlie situation has chanued from a ccrued, if the strike cunliaiws
battle of maneuver to stationary tw.r -'length of time he intends issuing o p
fare, " lirav said, "htumiua wiil do-, peal to all Uoiuwhulders aud pUuus wf
termine results now."
At the city hall it was claimed the
telegraphers union will be the first to
break en masse from the striking body.
Twenty operators returned to work for
the Csm.dian Pacific Railroad Tcle
irrenh company today.
Police Given Ultimatum.
Gray and other governmental author!
tie sscrted lubor was held together by
promises of leaders that a settlement
Postponement of the city' ultimatum strike, but no strikebreakers are b-tR-to
policemen will expire tonight. MLyor! put to work.
Gray said the officers will be notified: Outside of the, businesses chiortty sf
thev must remain at work or suffer aufe.ted by the-Mrike and tko clser of
tomatie discharge. (Street cars, the situation coutiums ijir-
"We have ceased eivinz ground," beiiy normal m tnc euy.
said. "The strikers must take some
biuknrd steps now."
Should the police decide to walk out,
he said 3mU special constables will pe
trol the city.
Milk and bread depots were running
smoothly today. Most amusement
places reoKned without interference.
Vancotrrer Strike Spread.
Vancouver, B. C, June 7. A. W. Me
IFarlane, business agent of the Civic
(Outside Employe union, announced late
last night that all outside workers wf,
called out at ll a. m. today. This
affects all departments of the city ex -
ccpt the city halt. No further dc-tails
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SENATORS KEEP Tlllin
QffrrisrP nTt TrTTT
Document Repcrtcd S:ca lb
New York Net Ccpy Cf Ha.
Trcnv h f'--"-'7 rs.
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By L. C. Martin
( UuiUd Press Rtaff CorrMSimadent.)
Washington, June 7. Difficulty in
getting witnesses may interfere wirhi
the "treaty leak" investigsition order
ed by the enato.
Unless Senators Borah and 1-odgt, np
011 whoso statements the inquiry ia
based, will tell the investiitnting committee,-
the names of New York meat
who cun substantiate their charges, tha
probers will have to turn to the Amer
ican peace delegation In Paris for
clue, it was hinted today.
Lodge already has announced he wilt
not tell who showed him copies ot tha
treaty text in New York. Jlorab kit
not told what fiuancinl interests ho
meant "when he said he had been in
formed over th long disti.rire te'eBhono
that .certain Xew i'otk Interests k4
the- treaty and had considered it at av
director meeting. ' ,
By Lowell Mellett
(United Press Staff Correspondent.)
I'nris. June 7. The document wbiefc.
Senator Lodge reports hnvinff seen in
Xew Tork is not the ono thut will go
down in history as the treaty of Faris,
is the reply of those close to President
Wilson to the senator's charge- n-
full text of the Herman treaty l in tft
hands of certain American private in
terests. To other words, the trrnty In it.i t'-esv
ent form will not be prc.ieuted to tha
Germans for signature. It ts ooiibci to
undergo considerable revision.
Battle Long Fought.
All through the winter months tho
president is snid to have battled wills
fContlnued on page tbre)
were given. Lights will not be aifeet
ed, it is stated. ,
City Engineer Fellowcs, uooa eeiax
informed of the deeisiou of the ouU.dc
business to burn their garbage as fr.r
Oiersting under strike condition bo
came the order of tho nay yelerdy
vcith conditions uii-hanged from Tnursh
dav when the full force! ef tho trik
aimrently went into effect.
No effort to break the strike aro be
ing made so far as can bo kt.iunl,
those affected getting along as besk
they can. Ia somo cas. s" officials at
firms are taking the pluees of niuu um
KEW S. P. AGENT AT DALLAS.
Tatlas," Ore., June 7.The yaeancy
in the Southern Pacific S iu I"-'-las
caused by the death of Statiem
Sg"'at 1. WOOOS SOOUl iwn mura
9io was filled this week with the ap-
Ipiuntineut oi 11. r. r no "rr
ia the employ of the enrr pny at 4
' rnc, Mr. Bond wss in l!'is this week
' looking over his new field of end-av-
..,...! 1 k.
( or. the agency in the n.l ot..c
i I'een held since Mr, ood dath by
j Peter Nelson. frroer!y operator t t
point. With the coming of Mr. .
(Mr. Kehon will sin a'-'-4 ' r0""
ln a operator.