Daily capital journal. (Salem, Or.) 1903-1919, June 25, 1919, Image 1

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Drastic Legislation Outlined
In Provisional Measure
Submitted Today.
Washington, June 25.-Drastic legislation for the
strict enforcement of the both war time and constitutional
prohibition was completed by the house judiciary commit
tee today.
With only alight sasiif icatione in the ( mmmlmmmmmm
bill Chairman Volstead trill submit to
4ho souse the taunt bill as that propoa-
wo uouse tne same as that propot-
ed by the ultra M'rys". An appropri-
linn n 'l Jt IWlA bl. A
ation of $3,500,000 ia provided to ear
ly out tne act.
Auw beverage containing more than
one half of one per cent of alcohol ii
intoxicating liquor."
In face of the determination of eon
great to go ahead with the enforcement
legislation, administration leaders today
continued to intimate President Wilson
would repeal the war time prohibition
act by July 1 or indicate his intention
to remove it vory soon thereafter.
Tho leaders reiterated what they be-
licvcd to be tho injustices of the act,'the famoug Bolleau Woods scrap in the
' invinm nt ttiA fan fl.nl will, I1,a ..ir-n. . . 1
'inview of the fact that with the sign'
iog of the peace troaty the cmorgency
certainly is over."
Provlaioiui Strict
When the war time prohibition wet
or constitutional prohibition goes into
ei'foct, it shall Ibe unlawful to "manu
facture, soil, barter, give away, trans
port, import, export, deliver, furnish,
receive or possess any intoxicating li
quor oxcopt as authorised by this act"
The only exceptions are for medicinal,
scientific . or sacramental purposes or
where liquor is stored in private homes
lipfore prohibition goes into effect for
private use. - -
Punishment for violations ane as
A fine of not less than $100 nor
more than $500 for the first offense
ed iby the uBtra ."dry," An appropri-
from 30 to 90 days for the second of- WnU SfJlOO. Geh Ollfi NfiW In
tense. A fine of not less than $500 and lubd JW1U VH -
imprisonment from six months to two
years is provided for the subsequent
offenses. In addition, courts may re
quire bonds as sacurity that violators
will not again lmik the law for one
Patent are Hit
Enforcement of the prohibition law
tj lodged with tin commissioner of
the internal raveuue and the depart- year. These were Miss Mabel Daven
mont of justice. , porti for the bjgfc chool, at a salary
latent and proprietary medicine man' o( no; Miss Nora Kelly was employed
Tfacturers must prove to the commis- tot R pogition in the elementary schools
oner that thr product, cannot bet Knd MiM Ruth Cu8hi for u
used in place of iutoxictintr liquor. . -. .
Uquor may be preribed for medic-' si,;''r P01011 8 . . . ,
ioial purpose, only by reputable physi-1 5'"r,rf P0ripd th f'P '
eians, and not more than one prescrip- chcck f(,r ',,0 from Superintendent
oo shall he given eveTy ten days. Churehitl, beine the amount of the fed
I'barniacista filRng those prescriptions eri1' appropriation for vpcational work
mint be licenacd. i under the Smith Hughes act. This was
Permits must be obtained to mami-
( Con tinned a page three)
Berlin Vorwaprk DwfarM
VC1UU lUlffaCU leUaieS
treaty Un Be Nothing
But "Scrap Of Paper."
By Jobs Oraodens
(United Press Staff Correspordent.)
Berlin, June 8. The Berlin Vot
waerts, majority socialist organ, today
described the peuce treaty as "a scrap
f paper."
"Extortionate pressure renders i'g
nsture of the peace treaty worthless,"
laid the Vorwaerts. "We must never
forget it is only a scrap of paper. Trea
ties bssed oa violence caa keep their
validity only so long as force exists. Do
at lose hope. The resurrection day
. The Preussisrhe Kreuoe Zeitung. ia
an editorial headed "Pinii Germanise"
declared that "it is our duty not t per
mit the Prussian spirit to be erusiitd."
The Taglisrhe Rundschsn blamed
fc-neidemsnn and Erzberger for the
The national Volks party lias aa
D'luared the sharpest opposition to the
new Bauer government.
General'Von I-utwitt has appealed teUhe fumU and the demands warranted
officers and soldiers to eontiniie on Hw leaning toward economy in school
d'lty. expenditures may be better appreciated
Several minor M riots occurred In when it is noted that in the thrte years
B-rlin yesterday and last night and itihe ha been on the board the school
was feared they might grow in i"Tie ; Imdget has risen from about $140,000
asd violence today. A strike invcdv-l to so eitimate of $177,000 for the prcs
ing postal, telegraph and telephone em-Unt year. The sslary schedule alone
plcrt es seemed certain. I his nwn to alxint $120,000, where last
The governor of Wet Prmia has an- j re ir it wa $114,000, and three years
Bounced his rc-.iignitin. iso was 1e than $100,000.
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I .
Man, Veteran Of Chateau
Thierry, Here For Visit
Sergeant Evans Houston, formeiiy
with the city ataff of The Capital Jour
nal, arrived in Salem this morning for
a visit with pre-war friends in the Cap
ital city. Sergeant Houston was with
the 66th company, Fifth, regiment, V,
9. marino, and left the Pacific coast
for France in 1917. He took part in
. naioati Thierry sector ana was wouna
ed at Suissons when the great offensive
against the German was started in
July, 1918. Sergeant Houston was a
member of Company M when that or
ganization went into action in the. near
campaign on the Moxica border. He
arrived at Newport News in February
but was retained in charge of his com
pany at Camp Quantico until the pres
ent time.
structor And Grades Two
Among other matters of business com
ing before the regular meeting of the
school board last night was the .selec
tion of three teachers for the coming
tfOO more than had been expected for
this branch. 1
It was agreed by the board that Miss
Thcreita Fowlc should be allowed the
use of a room in the Washington for
summer school work, it being provided
, that she meet all necessary expenses.
It was also arranged that Prof. Berg
man should have the use of the machine
shop during the summer for any work
he might wish to do, he agreeing, as a
I return Courtesy, to make all necessary
repairs and adjustments in the equip
mnt ln pp"4'00 ot the neit Kr,
work, it bHng understood that he pay
for all power and material used.
Among minor items, it was decided to
dinenc with the services of a man to
rare for the athletic field, for which
the board has Ix-cu paving to a month.
The matter of painting the roofs of the
various school buildings was discussed
and finally left to the building commit
tee with authority to act. The bond of
the school clerk was accepted and the
premium, amounting to $60 was ordered
At this meeting George Halvorsen,
recently elected for the three-year term,
-1 was amr sworn in, nt re-omanuaition
of the board effected br placing W. C.
Window in the chair, with E. T. Barnes
as rice -chairman. This action closed
the services of Chairman H. L. Clark
with the body. During the three years
he has spent on the board he has made
a record probably equalled by no other
member, as he has not missed a meeting
ia that period. And throughout that
period he has maintained a fixed policy
of economy and conservatism, contend
ing that the essentials of education
should be made paramount aid the
scope of the schools broadened only
Men From All Parts Of State
Reach New York Aboard
New York, Jnne 25. Two score and
more of Oregon boys who have seen
service ia France were aboard the
transports arriving here yesterday. On
the La Touraine were:
Sergeant Uarry Miller Independence;
Sergeant Robert ft Hobbs, Portland;
Hclmutt B. Dewita Salem; William B.
Sherburne, Denio; Sextes W. Smothers;
Portland; Earl O. Uourtnoy, La Grande;
James V. Williams, Wiulock; Jay L.
Combs, Scio. James N. Miller, Coquille;
Fred M. Schuorman, Ashland; Samuel
T. Meyers, Benser; Everett M. Penland
Portland; William F. Brand Portland;
Ralph a Ivey, Milwaukee; Walter 8.
Berry Wallowa. !
Staignon casual company 5950, spec
ial discharge; tfcrgeaiit Archie C. Hee
ner, Salem, This company goes te Camp
On, the United States steamship Mai
lory was the ilWith Brest convalescent
dufail, not yet assigned here, in which
were Joseph Owen, Portland ; August
Vauchey, Banks; Hon Twombley, Bay
View; Wiuiou O. tiletoa Silverton.l
There was also the SSHth company,1
with Captain George 8. Clark Port
land: Ernest Gwrge S. Clark, Portland
Ernest C. Aandt, Portland; John K.
Payne, Aurora; Vane II. Scely, Port
laud. In a Brest special casual com
pany was Sergeant Forest Wilson, Port
land. , .-- ,
United States aUanudtip Mexican
brought company I), DOth engineer,
in which was Ralph Hedges Portland.
On the United States steamship Va
quina was Staignon casual company
49!H, coast artillery corps including
Washington E. tfarhangh, Portland, now
at Canl Morritt.
On the 1'atria was tne Vth aero
squadron, with Clarence Bowes, Halern;
875th aero squadron, William A. Arm
strong, Corvalli.ii Manley Frobishon
Junction City. Page W. Conrad Ruth
land; 3d balloon company, Claude R.
Shyder, Bend. Those units are at Camp
Base hospital 0.1, with the following
Oregonians in it, went to Camp Merritt,
."ierpeants Johit E. CJillniore, Portland;
Phillip M. Ellias, Bakor; Oeorge W.
Kiggs Portland; Olonn H. Macy, Mc
Minnville and Privates Leandor P. Tol
lnfson, tVrvallis; Walter H. Iismann,
Willamette; Thomas I. Hoyt, Portland;
John H. Brother, l,cona; Frank II. Boo
her, Irtoma; Frank E. Kngitalil, Helix;
John W. Davis, fortland.
Wheat And Flour Dealers
Msst Get Federal License
New York, June 25. Wheat Dircetu.
Barnes has announced that by procla
mation of President Wilson, millers,
grain dealer, jobbers, bakers and oth
ers who deal in wheat or flour must ob
tain licenses from the director. Farm
ers and small bakers who ue less than
'fifty barrels a month are excepted. The
proclamation is effective Julyl. Li
censes are to be obtained from zone
A new pumping irrigation system has
just been completed by which wster
will be taken from Lake Ewauna, near
Klamath Falls, and placed on 32O0 acres
of fertile land.
Some folks ire so fond th' drams
that they to t' th' theater after e.itin'
onions. When th' o1e time clerk ocl
f asy, "Well, whst kin I do yon ferf"
we ased t think he w jokrn'.
Whnpeg Strike To End; . J
Workers Return Thursday)
Winnipeg, Ms a, Js N
(United 1'rssa-) The fsaeral
strike here, lasting aver t4) dan
will end Thursday at 11 a. as.
The announcement was made
early today foils wing aa all
night session at Us geaarai
strike committee.
Sympathetic strikes ia ethos
cities will end at the same hovr.
The strike will have lasted sia
weeks to the hoar St 11 a .
J. L. MciBride, treasurer Of
the Trades and Labor aoaat,
said today that aalUag ott t
the sympathetic strike depead-
ed principally oa tJ question
of resnstaltement af th link-
This point, it waa nndarstood
will bo left for final eettle-
ment to Judga H. A. Bobaoa,
selected as royal eotnnuaaioner
to settle the duputa, and is.'
vratigate the undorlyiDg eauses
of tlie walkoult.
Ernest Bobison, aeeretary.
of tho couneil, aaid the etrika
eommittoe had acted on "cor-
tain important rscommenda-
tions of the centrsJ eommvt-
. tee.". No official announce-
mont of the tfindtings wao made.'
Reports were current that the
strike committee had agreed to
call off the strike in return for
the appointment of a federal
commission to act in the dia-
! puto.
lone Star" Substituted For
Still Born BaEe States
Foster Parent
Spokane, Wash., Juae 25. Detailing
the remarkable story of tho substitu
tion of the illegitimate child of her hus
band for a still born child, Mrst Lean
na Lewis of Bice Lake, Wis., alleged
fostor mother of "Lone Star" Plots,
told her Story on the stand in federal
court here yesterday afternoon. Diet
is on tnnl for falsifying draft papors.
Mrs. Lewis testified that sbo Is not the
real mother of the famou coach, who
claims to be a non citiren Indian and
therefore exempt from military servioa.
Ho la, she declared, the offspring of
her husband and a half breed Sioux
woman. The prosecution contends that
Mrs. Lewis is the real mother and dur
ing the trial called attention to the
resemblance between her and Lone Star
Major C. C. Sinor of the marine corps
at Mare Island, where Dints worked a
a football coach, testified that he be
lieved Dietz to be an Indian.
Liictz nimseii testinea that Be was
the son of William Wallace Diets, sher
iff of Burron county, Wisconsin, and
that until he was 15 he was under the
impression that Mrs. Lewis waa his real
Taker" Says Attorney.
Spokane, Wash., June 25. Brnnding
Lone Star Dietz as a faker and flaying
the marines for "taking more interest
in putting out a winning football team
than in backing the country up In the
war," Charles H. Leavy, assistant
United States district attorney today
summed up the government's case
against the famous football coach and
film star on trial hers for falsifying
hi exemption papers. It was eipertwi
the ease would go to the jury this aft
Leavy charged Diets with affecting
a disguise in the eourt room" to make
him look the part of a Sioua Indian.
"Every characteristic of the Indlsn
has been attempted," said Leavy.
"Why hasn't he combed his hair ast
urally instead of parting it dov,a as he
Dicta' long black hair hung aver his
Patriotism Questioned.
If Dietz was as patriotic as m.
says," Ixavy shouted, "wny aula t we
enlist In the marines at $30 a month la-
stead of accepting a portion at toOO a
month and expenses to eoaeh the turn!
He says ho woulda t have bad as morn
influence with the men but I claim they
would have respected him. more."
The federal court room was pucked
to capacity during the summing up.
Only two witnesses were examined this
morning before the government rested
its case. They were Mrs. Mary Has
sett and Mrs. Harsh Monheim, old pio
neers of Rice I-ake, Wis., where the gov
ernment charges Dietz was born 35
yrars ago of a white mother.
Dicta sat lurched forward, his black
eyes glued on the two women as, lifting
the veil of time they told Of meeting
Mrs. Lesnna Lewis, Dietz, mother,
eording to the witnesses the night be
fore her baby was born.
Defsesa Askj LsnUccjr.
In summing up, District Attorney
(Continued oa page tare)
Richard May Himself Referee
Big Battle For Championship
By H. 0. Hamilton
(United Press Staff Corrrspon Jcnv.)
Toledo, Ohio, June 25. Tex Richard
or Ollie record will referee the bout be
tween Jack Dempsey and Jess Willaxd,
awarding te the best information ob
tainable here today. Willard has prac
tically refused to accept any referee
other than Bickard, but Tex is holding
back. It was be'icved he might be
able to convince the champion that re
cord is competent and acceptable. Jess,
it has beea indicated by things tran
spiring before this, probably would be
willing to accept Richard's word for it
Bickard has had practically no exper
ience as a referee. He is a fight fa?
and knows boxing, but his rcfereeiug W
practically limited to his session in the
ring with Jack Johnson and Jim Jef
fries when they met nine years ago in
Reno. Tex was forced into the ring at
that time when the primipals refused
to agree on any man. Ai a referee he
ia a mere amateur, but Willard places
great reliance in his honesty. He also
would be acceptable to Juck Kea.ns,
manager of Dempsey.
Peeord'a candidacy . has received a
great boost by the tactics of Willard,
for the Toledo boxing commission has
entered tho argument with a strong
Sand. It ha sent word in a quiet fash
ion that it will brook no wranglos of
my kind thut aro likely to cast a shad
ow on the boxing game, and Willard
will have to do something; soon. He is
throwing up the only barrier to an ap
pointment of a ring official.
The name of Jack Welsh, who was
the third man inside tho ropes when
Willard won his title from Jack John-
American Sprinters Put To
Real Tests To Retain Pre
sent Leads. V
The score in the inter allied ,
track and field championships
at the end of tho first day ln
s). competition in final ovcnti
United Stales, 12.
All others, 0.
By Carl Raodau
(United Press Stuff Correspondent.)
Pershing Stadium, Taris, June 25,
(United Press.) American soldiers
made a eivan sweep in the hand grenade
throwing njntcst this afternoon, the
first finals in the inter allied champion
shipa. 'Fred Thomson, won; Hum Thompson
was second aud D. V. Wyeavago waa
All three American entries, Edward
Tench ner, Charles Paddock and 1ft Hud
dock won places in the 200 meter dash
Robert Simpson and Fred Kelly won
their heats in the 110 meter high hur
dles trials this afternoon, W. B. Ames
another American, was second in the
third heat.
rerehing Stadium, Paris, June 25,
Star sprinters of the American army
were to be put to their first real test in
the tnter-altiea cuampionsnips mis
... . , . . . .
ernowa. ,'girl telephone operators in their strike
Th. final, of the 100 mete, daah, and ,
the semi finals of the 20 meter dhi T wpn euq,u,ven of iht t(,,.i,hon
aad 110 meter high hurdles were on the
Edward Tcschner of Lawrence, Mas.;
Charles Paddock of Pasadena, Cal., and
Sol Butler of Hutchinson, Kansas, wero
entered in the eentury. Hard competi
tion was expected from Lindsay of
Now Zealand and Howard of Canada.
Lindsay defeated Toschncr and 13 u tier
ia the semi fiuals, but Tcschner was a
favorite. Teschner, Paddock asd M.
Haddock were the American entries la
the 200 mater.
Ia tha 110 meter hurdles, Romcrt
Simpson of Chicago, Fred Kelly of Los
Angeles aad W. B. Ames of Oak Park,
III, expected to win a chance for final
The hand grensde throw brought ont
Fred Thomson of Ixs Angeles, riumuot
Thompson also of Los Angele. and T.
C Wyeavage of Luzerne, Tcnn. The
former fk chaplain, waa a favorite al
though he had never practised against
the boche.
trimbledon. Eng., June 23. Ameri
cans won four of five matches they
played ia the international grass eourt
tennis championships here yesterdsy.
Willis Davis, America, defeated Dave
son, England, 6 S, 5 7, 2 6, 2, 6 2.
Deas Mathey, American, defeated
Raymond, houth Atrica, J s, m, o ,
6 1. '
Garland, America, defeated Borrct,
England, 6 0, 6 0, 61.
I son, haa ben mentioned with consider
able frequency but his appointment is
I now considered a very remote possibil
ity. Packey Mcrartland, who has of
ficiated in some important bonis in
New York most satisfactory, also has
been brought into the argumout, but
most talk drifts as a matter of course
back to the man who has been official
of the local boxing club for sooio time.
" Two weeks ago the referee question
first reared its head and began iooking
around for an argument. Tex Rickara
at that time expressed a perferonce for
Pecord. "
Since then his candidacy has gainsd
impetus. Today it seemed logical to
guess that Pecord would be the referee,
with Rickard one of two judges,
Work of the two boxers was muck
slower yesterday than it has been. Will-
jard merely played ia the ring after a
; layoff tho day previous. He boxed per
' functorily with Hempel, Chip, Mona
jghan and Scott. Monaghan succeeded
in rocking Jess with right and lefts on
one occasion when Jess elected to mix
it with his sparring partners, but the
damage was not noticeable.
Dempsey worked slowly under order.
Ho was taking rather than delivering
punches, although at times he went at
high speed. Ho landed hard on Bill
Tate several times and hit Jamncia Kid
practically when he pleasod. Jack had
been told to cut down the stenm and
did so to the best of bis ability.
I Ho hit Jock Malone, middleweight,
once with a left hook that almost Mat
Jock to his haunches, but eased up at a
cautioning word from Trainer DcFor
San Francisco Supervisors
.Petition Burleson To
Take Action.
San Prnnclsco, Juno 25. Son Fran
cisco as a municipality became an ac
tive factor In seeking settlement of the
telephone strike today when the board
of supervisors sent messnges to Post
master General ' Burleson, California
congressional delegation and Govornor
Htephons, asking them to net to end
the state wide tio-up. A committee was
nlso named to arrange a joint meeting
of city, company and union officials to
morrow morning.
Tho telegrams urged Burloson to take
action and urge the others to ask Bur
leson to aetto end the strike, which is
seriously affecting business.
Today and this evening appear to be
llie crucial period in the strike. Repre
sentatives of the electrical workers and
telephone operators unions involved in
the strike have decided to end nego
tiations if the striko is not settled by
Union heads say fuilure of the com
pany to mako substantial changes in
their offers to the telephone operators
will result in all telephone employee ia
tho Pacific coast district joining ln the
rtrike, loo demand of the wlremcc for
$6.40 a day has been mot by the com
pany wit.i an offer of $0 a day. This
is iicreptalile to most of tho strike ccu
liii'.tce it. is understood, but tliey will
remain out until the girls demands are
Los Angeles, Cal., Juno 25. Los An
geles lnbor orgnniMitiona have centered
ite 9 www v
lnir rt(arit 0 brintrinir victory ta the
company doclamd unequivocally todar
ihoy are ready to mako Concession! to
the eomuiy if the full demands of the
Kills are met.
Other unions, not involved in the
pin lie, pledged financial assistance to
lua operators.
162,04823 Spent For Reads
In County During Month
Tha following is a report of road
work Jone (hiring the month of May,
1019, as shown by the records in the
eounty clerk 'g office:
MacadnmiSng $7223.82
Graveling 107.12.01
Bridges 2725.4.1
General repair and misrel. 17829.71
New tools and machinery 1W17.9
Patrolmen 'a silsrv JM29.05
Paving '. 2097.32
Total $62048.23
Number yard gravel hauled for per
manent work 37.'!9; number yard, grav
el hauled for repair work 5074; num
ber yards rock hauled 2247 ; volun
teer work; men 40; teams 30.
Dorothea Merrill, 10 years old, was
shot and killed at Seattle Saturday
Bfr brother Stanley, aged 13, play-
fully pointed a revolver at her and pull-
ed the trigger, not knowing it was
Senate Foreign Relations Ccn-
. Eittee Defers Vote Oa Fall
Resolution Till After Ifcs
Idaho Senator Criticizes Peace
Conference For Iporag
Claims Of Ireland And Kor
ea To Freedom.
By L. 0, Marttn
(Uuited Press Staff Correspondent.),
Washington, June 25. The aenatsr
foreign relations committee, by a vota
of 12. to 4, today deferred action on the
Full resolution for a separate peace be
tween tho United Htates and German
until tho Germans have sigued the Par
is treaty.
A majority of tho committee, accord
iug to Hrnutors Lodge and Fall, favored
tho resolution, but regarded the pretcnk
nn inopoprtune time to press it.
Borah criticizes Treaty,
While the committee was reaching
this conclusion of the Fall resolution,
Senator Borah, in a brio! but fiery
speech to tho senate, declared the peace
treaty a "guarantee of war" and
sharply criticized the penes, conference
tor ignoring the claims Of Ireland ano)
Borah s speech, ceuplcd with remarka
on the Irish question by Seuator Thom-
us, Colorado, opeued a discussion ax
thut subject, 1
The foreign relations committee'
consideration of Fall's measure ano) taa
state of former President Taft, that
upon ratification of tho treaty by any
throe powers peave beoinos fcffoeti.
-was disputed.' Taft 'a statement waa
used to show that if the senate does aoa
ratify as promptly as Britain, Franca
and Italy, the United States will ba
left out of commercial relations with
Germany, which the other nations will
. ., -
ran urges acuoh.
"Had that view been supported, th
resolution would have beea reported
five seconds," snid Senator Carding,
Ohio, following the meeting. "Boa
(Continued on page three)
President To Leave Paris For
Brest Immediately After
Big Event
By Fred 8. Tergtwoa -(United
Press Staff Correspondent.)
Puns. Juut 23. Hicnlntf of the peaca
tretity nmy lie, delayed until Haturrjsy.
and possibiy Monday, it was learned
this evening.
The big four has sent note to Ger
many, protecting against sinking of taa
German fleet in Scapa Flow and
against burning of Freneh battle flag
ia Berlin, an official announcement
By Fred 8. rerguMa -
(United Press Htaff Correspondent)
. Paris, June 25. Peace will be signed
wtih Germany between 11 a. m. and 3
p. m. Friday, the ceremony lasting thrs
hours, according to authoritative in
formation today.
The new German delegations, hea.Utl
by Herrmann Mueller foreign minister,
was expected to arrive at Vcrilie
either Thursday night or Friday morn
ing. President Wilson plans to leave for
Brct immediately after the eeremouy,
sailing from that port for New York
Haturdny morning.
Members of the allied peace commis
sion vinited Versailles yesterday after
noon, found that preparations for l'.
formal signing ia the hull e? mirrmi
at the palace had been completed.
The bin four yesterday discussed via
sinking of the interned German flock
at Scapa Flow, but reached no conclu
sion, in tho absence of full official re