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

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Senator Fittaaa Asserts
Treaty's Fate In Hands
. Of League Foes.
Speech First Admission Of
Strength Of Demands For
Washington, July 23 (United Press.)
Admitting t lie possibility that the ten
ate may adopt reservations to the peace
treaty, Senator l'ittman, Nevada, ia
speech to the senate toduy, dcclaivd the
treaty') fate rests ia the hands of those
demanding interpretations an explana
tions. l'ittman' s speech is the first admis-
siouby un administration senator that
the demand for reservations has any
real strength. ,
"If reservations may be made that
we 1iave a right to feel certain will e
accepted by ail the other nations with
out involving reopening of the whole
nutter of pence negotiations, in my
opinion such reservations will be p
proved by two-thirds of tho seua'.e,'
mi id I'ittnmn.
League Is Safe.
"The fate of the league of nations
does not rest with those senators who
would destroy or emasculate tiie cove
mint but with those who fuvor the
loKgue, but who now have in mind rati
fication with interpretative reserva
tions. These senators have nenriy all
indicated they will not do anything
knowingly that would result in dustrmv
tiou of the league of nations. They
me moved by no such desires. They
me urged simply by fear lest Mmo mis
understanding should arise in the future
through indefinite language in the body
of the treaty.
"Tho vital question is whether quali
fied ratification of the treaty will send
it back for re-negotiation, and if so,
what the probable result of fciu.il action
will be.
"If it is necessity that the treaty be
approved by the senate, it is equally
necessary that any amendment or res
crvt'-.)i or intesjirctution added by
. any other government must receive sen
ate approval."
Japs Beady to Counter.
Warning that counter reservations
may be' made by other powers, l'ittman
"Japan's most bitter fight nt the
i'uiiiu'U abe. wah to tfrant the lt-ague of
nations jurisdiction to prevent the TTnl
ted fttates, Canaili and Australia from
(Continued on Page 5.)
Governor And Others fen
IMing Rides Through
Lowering Clouds.
Delayed since early this moniicg
bq low hanging cloudn over the
central WiUamett valley, Lieu
tenant E. C. Kiel and Sergeant
Frank McKee, arm' avlatcis fly
ing planes from Slather Tieid to
Camp Lewis, hopped off at '2:30
this afternoon for Pottland carry
ing two passengers. Governor 01
cott wa in the plane wiili Lien
tenant Kiel i Mrs. W. A. Petit,
wife of a Salem press correspond
ent, rode with Sergeant McKee.
Between dodsring aut iinobile en
earth pad kcevrg t;ack p' sC-Tcra1. nr
plane in the aky, the avc-age ciVizi n
f 8aim was kep, r.-t'y hii'T this
morn in j for the tw- army jn':t from
- Mathei f'eld n! .h "Jenny'' ':wnfd
(y heal company we'i j'i'i', .-, .pe-
al eihibitinn for tL'i jpe.-ijl kenvf.t
it fl(L. folks.
After making sewv.I flights ev-r
. the city, the army ;.vii!r-, J.ient.
i' Kiel and Seri-ra! Frnnk McKe.
r.'w with aviator Llnir t'-ok ij ia
i'i in regular army t'oriiir.tiiri.
And then the pla-c that camel oOv
ernor Olcott proceeded to give onlook
ers a few thrills. The vernor and Avi
n'or Kiel played hi !e and seek with
t;ic cloud. And tii-n the y'ti-r looped
the loop, and prm- ede I t '. i ; sever
a' -times. To a.!. I few n.v;t thrills
' ' wwwsww- .
- ... v-'l-'-:, y n
1 A f-cf.
l W x
If you want to compress a tribute
to imer aud His band into the small-
est pesdibJf siace, hero it is. Cunera
can tak a specimen of modern dis-
jointed, crazy ".laj: ' composition
thu m,.t arivriililA iiroiliic.t of Amen-1
can eivilixation and render it in a
iAhir Hmt is toleriiblp to a cultivated i
musical instinct. He did it last night;
and along with it a number of other
reiuarkable "stunts ' such as the Ue-1
seriptjon of the jaunt of a couple of
hoJos by brake beam steerage, the
morning concert of a barnyard popu
lace, a hunting scene, a spectacular
representation f "The Forgo in the
torest" and i description of tne last
stand of Custer, including the tom-tom l still working, aud he will tell one of
nd the Indian war whoop. In the mat- (he lest stvries of the war ever heard
ter of rendition and technique the Ci-in America.
mera band is the equal of onything j Hy way of enteflaiiiiueiit today there
roade out of brnKS, as was shown in j will be the two Regniers a pair of
some of the comic and fantastic per- the most versatile impersonators that
formances that set the audience wild 'have appeared 'in the past decade. In
with laughter. (eluded in their program is a series of
Tho trombone solos of Director Ci-j tenor and soprano solos, piano and
mera were among the most pleasing trombone numbers and drnina-tin read
featuros of the program, and even more ing.
Missouri Senator Presents ;
Tentative Reservations To
Peace Treaty To President
By L. C. Martin
(United Press Staff Correspondent.)
Washington, July 2o. With reserva
tions to the peace treaty the absorbing
topic in the senate today 's develop
ments centered interest still more on
that subject.
They iMvluded:
1 Announcement by Senator Spencer
Missouri, that In' will present to Presi
dent Wilson ut the White House loduy
a set of five reservations to be made a
part of the treatv, with the claim thi.t
f .
2 Introduction by Speucer of the
official text of China's protest at Paris
against the .Shantung settlement and
her reasons for demanding abrogation
of the treaty of 1915 with Japan.
8 A speech bv Senator l'ittman, Je-
vnda. silmittinir for the first lime from
the administration side of the seuute
the possibility of adoption of reserva
tions. Bieneer, who was one of the presi
dent's reimlilican callers todav. said
that his reservation program consists of
five clauses which he declined to make'.. ...
public in advance of the conference.
l. inns, Hie uocumeiii pur into inc
record by ISpeiicer showed, driiianded
iibrugation of treaties mid notes ex
changed with Japan in 1015 regarding
iSlrautu ig, including Japan 's note prom
ising return of Shantung to Chins under
certain conditions. The Chines grounds
fir the abrogation demand weie five:
Because the treaties attempt to uc-ai
with matters whose .roH-r delermiim -
tio lis entirely a right of the p. ace con -
Vieaaa. July 23. ( Delayed. 1 Start
of the allied offensive against the Hun-''before the woman was struck, leaving
gurian red army appeared imminent to-! a streak of burnt rubber on the pave
dsy. ' A number of allied officers In-Intent from the tires. Hcrsbcrger pro
spected the Hungarian white army at .tested to the police that he was tiavel
K.egedia, with view to cooperation. ' iug only 20 uiilea an hour. Aa eyewit-
The white commander, Admiral Hortly.j
received the entente offi.ers, who Inter;
went to the front in the region of the'
Tin? river, where the reds nre now at
tacking the Rumanians.
The Hungarian red army, which allied
forces are expected to engage, consists; for driving an autoumbile in s recslese
of eUbt diviiO's, totalling 00.000 front j maneer. la the machine with the speed
line nj MO.'Ksi reserve trooj.s. There ling driver were his d-ughter Slid Miss
are also liw cavalrymen. Material In- Bessie Voler of 221 Eleventh street.
nl...tn. ?iVi ns Vsl m.kinii runs tvn P li. lovri. whfl w the accident, told
12 iueh'mort.r,.' airplanes, in moni
t Lnarv .r(,r..l Mhlnr l-o,-.
enjoyable were the vocal (Tujuumi or
lludamc fafarelli, whose- levering f
Bohemian folk songi wsi inot utiique.
She was recalled to the platfort i
peatettly. ,
Tu outsianauia' res lure louixni w
be the reminiss-euecs of 1'rivate Tea
the nervy little K'Susian who aw
'"two years -uf hWl5 and same back
with a sniR-. Kverybody knows ivi-
vate rest uiu;!m Jus juimuauie wru
ings on the war. d he' will prove vast
ly more interesting on the platform
thun in priut. He has been gassed and
pretty much shot to pieces, and is
minus a part of one luug, but the Uuns
didn't get his -bump of humor, 'flint is
Because they rontraveiie the allies'
formula of justice.
Because they violate the leiritorla
integrity and political independence of
( huia, guaranteed in conventions be
tweeu Great Britain, France, Kussia, the
United Suites and Japan.
Because they ttrc negotiated in cir
cumstanees of intimiilutiou and under
duress of the Japanese ultimatum of
Hecnuae titer lack fiuulilv. beiuir ho
regarded by Japan wlio sougni to make
them final by negotiating betoiu l.liina4 u,,),,. r,ompn.ny, Akron, lihio, that
was suffered to enter the war ,n set of B eollnjMi(m sf Chicagoans had been
secret ogreemeuts. named to fix amounts to be paid fam-
The Chinese charged that instructions lli(,s of tnfl 39 (1(.S(l ami injurt., i th0
issued to the Japanese minister ut I'e-! re,.CI,t blimp tragedy here,
king in 1915 just before preseulntion of Tho Hnoueeinciit, made by G. M.
the famous 2 I demands on China proved stadelman, vice president of the tire
that "Japan s dominant aim in the war Ponll,anv declared the eompnny will pay
was the strengthening of Japan's posl- wiih,,t" rcaUtancc any amount the com
; " eastern Asai by all menus within
, llcr, Pow,'r-"
China was purposely kept out of tlie;bu, mvf, 01)I,ortunity "offered
war iu August, 1014, the delegates l
charired. so that Japan miiiht hue uu!
opportunity to get possession of Kiuo;t,M1)l)t, of it0)ttr, ju,s, Henry Hor-
inilhhaTu ll.ail KUHS
gy ft a . ...
uver rortiana woman
Portland, Or., July 2'. Mrs. Sarah
Auinand-oii of hixty-Hcvciith slieet and'
Thirtieth avenue suffered injuries
which uisy prove fatal last night when
ihn wfi. run ilimrn liv tu Bulnmnbill
I . j j H(.rsberxer Oi' Hubbard,
; 0f who wM tr,voU wcst oa i)ivlgion
1 . . k ,h wem
she was crossing
the Hilt) seventh
street intersection.
- The victim of the accident was drug
ged a distance of 50 feet by Inn speed
ing; autoist, according to eewilncse.
Both her Jgj were broken end she
suffered interns! injuries.
According to eyeaitnestes the ma-
Ichi' skidded a considerable dbdane
ness to-d the officers that the men was
driving fast that he was unable So
stop the machine within a di.'laiice of
M feet.
He was arrested" by Motorcycle Offi
cers Scott and Xorene and locked up
- ithe p.Jicc thst HersWrger was driving
i it lR.t ( Uli'fS .1 tlOll. t the liH.C
Postal Pilots At Ecbsst Park
Field Refuse To Hake
Type Of Planes Proriddls
One Cause i Of Grievance.
Birdmca Declare.
Washington, July 15. An in
vestigation of the charges that
the postoffiee department failed
to provide mail aviators with
modern safety dewier is asked
in a resolattoa introduced a the
house today by Representative
Raiuayer, Iowa.
Ramsyer also asked complete
investigation of all aerial mail
activities of the department.
Xvw York, July 25. The first avia
tors strike in Ijistory was under wsy
here today.
A score of aerial mail pilots, follow
ing rejection of their demands for im
mediate restoration . of two of their
number, discharged by the postoffice
department, failed report for woik, at
Belmont Park, L. I. . ' . .
The discharged men are Iou Smith
and Hamilton Lee, who were relieved
from duty after they refused to carry
the New York-Washington raaii Tues
day. They ulleged the weather was bad
anil that the machines furuinhed them
were in dangerous condition. It is wi
derstood the postoffice department con
tends the planes were safe and that
(Continued on pag five)
Commission Will Decide
Damage Claims Result
From Chicago Blimp Fall
Chicago, duly 2.1. (United Pres.)
A new departure In settling outside of
court for damages done in grat disas
ters was seen today in the announce-
' nt of 0ffic;aiH 0( the Good car Tire
mi,ion ,wAn on. Families, however.
I are not required to accept the amount,
Mvt t,IJioua court proceedings." House systems, expert mnrKeiing serv-
,,;..: t,tch I,.. o,M....t..d.l"p,, in vr"' states and uniformity
jner, John H. Wigmore, dcau of the
N'orthwestnrn University Law school,
and John J. Mitchell, president of the
'Illinois jruui - Mi" t,m,...
;t" tragedy occurred.
but th' bUl aint. remarked TU1 Moats
th ' OtbeT dT. Wht ' th tde Ol S fUT
V T rl
i lL
i VfVl
I ..1
I Flxin' an ruto may b jues work
wrap far summer.
Southern End of County Is
Greatest Producing Section
For Prunes Statistics Show
la Us section of the eounty around
uraer there is disposition to go into
Turaer taere is disposition to (O into
the prase business, as out of th 12,""'iin
acre assessed by George Farris, he
found 664 acres ia bearing prunes and
-2-9 acre coming oa.
In th matter of grains, the section
goe strongest into oats as 1.106 acres
are ia oats, 785 in winter wheat and
301 acres ia spring wheat. This is a
pretty strong proportion of spring
wheat compared to winter, as in the
Howell prune assessed (IMrict, wita
I.V2U acre, there are 3102 acres in
winner wheat with on'y 99 acre in
pring whwat.
la this Turner section or tne county
aaeaaed by Mr. Farris, there is 6
acres ia fcarley, 121 in rye, 181 in yorn,
1W it clover, 101 in marsh hay and
118 ia other hay erops.
Potatoes claim 86 acres, field peas
4, field bean 41, and other crops 70
acres. There are only 11 aires of non
bearing apples with. B7 already bear
ing, 12 acres in cherries, 8 in peaches
and a pears.
There ia one acre X Knglish walnuts
with three eoming on, 7 acres in straw
berries anil only 50 acres in loganber
ries. The etiensive land owning farmers
in this section are J. K. Whitehead 200
acres, W. J. Donham 3M", 0. E. Feller
207, C. 'rUmscyor 80, J. P. Naderman
.t4, Ida linker 26 .Min Ahrens 340,
. M. Htaplcs 344, Anhur Awards 200
and Henry Whipper 2it acres.
The district nwssed by (leorge Pal
mer inclndes 80S7 acres and .begins
about one mile south of Roseilulo and
extends into the Prospect hill section,
Kant Independence, stopping north of
the Aukcny Jiill.
Here we got into the midst of the
prune section of the county as out of
the 80S" acres in the district, 1822 are
in hearing prunes with 477 acres not
yet in bearing. The loganberry is also
receiving some attention In tin see
tion along the Willuimsttc river fcouth
of Nr. lorn m Hi acre arc in bearing and
9 not Tt nrodueinff.
Winter wheat is given but little at -
tention here as only 175 acres are in
thri grain whil spring wheat claims
r . . ...
National Marketing Commis
sion To Urge Passage Of
Kenyon Bill
Washington, July 25. Formation of
a national marketing commission to
press for enactment of the Kenyon bill
to regulate the packers a announc
ed today by -William Kent, former con
gressman from Culitornia and now a
member of the United Hiates tariff
A nation wide campaign to counter
act propagamla against the Kenyon
inensuro will be begun at once, Kent
In addition to pushing the Kenyon
bill, the aims of the committee, as out
lined by Kent are:
To create enlightened public opinion
concerning waste and unnecessary ex
pense in handling and distributing
farm product.
To promote anil roster proper mar-
seting orifanizations,
to,of sjricultural products, proper ware
in method by states Inaugurating In
ventigation aud demonstration work In
"We start with a splendid back
ground of popular sentdment which
merely needs to be organized," Kent
declared. " Kecommcnilations of the
federal trd commission have been en
dnru tftlifir fnrm. Inhnr. pnninm.
'pm and civic organizations of the eoun
I In ait'lttinn in Kent. hn ia chairman.
other membera of the committee in
clude: Mrs. Florence Kelly secretary of the
nationsl consumers' league; Jackson
Q. Ralston, counsel for the American
federation of labor and ('. I), tin it tif
fin, chairman of the farmers national
committee on packing plants and al
lied industries.
Practical Joke May Mean
Death To Bud Anderson
Vanconver, Wash., July 25. Bud An
derson, once contender for the light
weight championship of the world, lies
a hospital here todav near death as
the result of a practical joke.
while working at the Htarnliier ship
yard. R. B. Martin, a fellow worker,
turned a compressed air machine on An
demon. The air tore the ex-fighter s
chest madly and poswbly damaged a
lung. Anderson collapsed immediately
when the air gun beasn its work.
New York, July 25. Oscar R. Htroiis
dcltred here last night In a speerh that
the League to F.nforee Peace is in fuvor
Jof the league of nations covenant as it
now stsads.
one in barley, 7 m rye, bi in eorn, e
elover 9 in Halta and 70 acres m
hay crop.
So peaches are found in this section.
There are 17 acres in tearing applea,
44 nonearing, and 28 acre in penrs
with 44 acres coming oa. Blackberries
are credited with acies, walnuts
with on acre wUth 8 acre non-bearing
and three acre in other kiuda of
fruits, it is in this section that are
found sevoral largu hop yards, with a
total acreago of 3116.
fciied iKeck has the largest hop acre
age with 271 acres and T. A. I.i.esley
with 56 acre. George R owns 30
acres of laud, G. W. .Noble 2l!t, and
II. I'. Mint estate 202 acres.
Jiutt south of the district mentioned
above, there is a section of 15,104
acres assessed (by K. P. Sye. It is along
flic Willamette river between the An-1
keny hill, into the Jackson hill' section
and south until within two miles of
Jefferson, la passing south on the Lib
erty road from tWiom, there is first I
the Liberty and Kocdale district, then
the Prospect hill district, nil three go-
ing strong in prunes, and then this
Jackson hill section. Jt is not so strong
for prunes, as out of the 15,104 acres,
there is only 0 acres in prunes, with
87 not yet ibearing.
This aeetloa is more or a farming
district, a the stcrene Ranted at
present is s follows: Winter wheat
1 100, spring wheat 1029, oata 150)1. bar
ley 128, ry 30, eorn 442, clover 145,
alfoLfa 8, wild or marsh hay 159, and
other hay crop 1303 acres. -
There is, out of the 15,1D4 acres in
this section, 60 planted in potatoes,
and 47 in field beans. In bearing ap
ples there is 33 acres with no young
trees coming on, 3 acres of cherries
with 21 acres growing, no peaches and
only one 9ra of pears. Growers hen
do not care so much for loganberries
as only 36 acres are in bearing with
but 2 acres coming on.
A few of the larger land owners in
this section are W. K. loty 212 acres,
.sim i turn a It l II J-K
!Jnn lominases o.v, a. h. wrreu n..,
I K. B. tNichran 2H2, J. T. Beekwitlv 250
and W. E. Vincent 218 acres.
! Agricultural Bill Minus
vetoed Rider Is biped
Washington, July 25. Presi-
dent Wilson has signed tho ag-
rieultnrul appropriation 'bill, it
was announced at the white
houso today. Tho bill first pre-
seated to the president was ve-
toed because it contained a rid
4c er repeaHng tho daylight say-.
41 ing law. 4'ongress eliminated
it hi s provision,
Congress Urged To Provide
$1,500,000 To Assist
Epidemic Crusade.
Washington, July 25. Congress
should immediately appropriate 1 1,500,
000 for fighting influenza recurrences
which medical authorities say are prub
able, Representative Fcas, Ohio, was to
tell the house today.
Fes and Senator Harding of Ohio
hove introduced measures embodying
the recommendations l'Vss made today.
"Tho last epidemic caused 300,000
deaths and a total economic loss of
nearly I l,UU0,00O, according to figures
compiled by the American Heiliial as
soeistion," Fess said.
"The all important thing now is to
find a cure. This will require expensive
research and I propose that the mon
ey shall be expended under the direc
tion of the public health service.
"There is a general belief ia the
medical world that the second and
third years will show frightful after
effect miles specific remedies can be
found. 'But the appalling loss of 58i,
IKXI lives five times our loss in the
war with assurance that the plague
will appear again, is enough to arouse
us to immediate action.
"It is generally believed that suc
cess will follow the efforts of the med
icsl world in its fight against the epi
demic, just as in the cases of yellow
I fever, tvphus, diphtheria and other
i ...i. r..- it
Fos read to the house a letter from
Otto P. Geiaer, secretary of the Amer-
i'-sn Medical association, which stated
that mortality wa forty percent above
the normal death rate Hn the years f
ter the previous influenza epidemics.
Medical authorities, Oeier aantitteit.
are still baffled over the origin and
cause of the disease and stated that
the "possibility of the discovery of
any real antitoxin for influenrji is
wholly dependent upon the discovery
of the B'tual germ causing the dis
An Investigation has been ordered
with the view to appointing a pott
master at Kings, Valley.
I461 acres. Tier are 699 acres in
one in barley, 7 in rye, 67 in eoi
Lcire Resolution Asfe Teit
Of Triangular Agree
President Planning To Reiicr
Pacific Fleet At San
Washington, July 23. lfeWpeiit
in the pence treaty fight today indi
cated President Wilson is abandoning
his conciliatory attitude toward e-
The resolution which Senator Lodga
offered yesterday In. the scu-te asking
Wilson to produce the Biiliidt TrutV
Ameilcan defensive agreement, Mt
with a rebuff at the White House today
although it has not yet bon voted oa
by the senate.
It was stated at the White House that
Wilson, would not take this document
to the eapitol until he'reture from hi
speaking tour, probably six week
Preparing Address.
Tho president is preparing an address
to be delivered when the putt is pie
sented, it was said.
President Wilson, nccordiirf to call
ers today, said he will probably bo i
Hayi Francisco, August 15 wbih; !
new Pacific fleet is there.
The dtte of the president's detmilnvo
from. Wnshingtitii Is still misecitmia and
it is not known whethvr the prcidjt
will lenve in time to Spcnk On th
to the coast or will lnase scenes
his return.
Hetintor Lodge nt the end of a hot
senate debate yesterday, offered a reso
lution demanding thr.t th troaly b
given the senate at once "it eoiiipaumo
with public interests." Other senators
charged that the president violated
of the French treaty provision who.
he did not present it nt the Slim tim
as the peace trenty.
Conferences Resumed.
Tho president resumed conference
with republican senators today, inviting
Spencer of Missouri and Wtirreu of Wy
oming to the White nue.
Hpencer is understood to 1 on of
the first senators to receive th Taft
letter recommendation reservation t
the league covenant.
The president is fciving attention, it
was said, to senate requests for infor
mation about pence negotiation. It a
necessary for him to locate paper
quested in a large mass of material h
luought back with him from France.
The date of the president' projected
trip is still uncertain, although indica
tions nt present are that he will not
start before August 10.
Term "Murder" Not Original
WUls Rl...(-ervr V
Mount Clemens, Mich., Ja'y 25.
(United Press.) The expresaio "war
is murder" was not original with Heaiy
Ford, nor could he be called aa nreh
,,t because he said it, Bishop fHiarks
II. Williams, psychological expert, said
on the stand in Ford's millio dollar li
bel suit against the Chicago Tnbuuo
William said the exprcssio wa used
by Carlyle, Kmerson and othef writer.
"Do you believe Mr. Fold' stafs
ment that's a man who finds a way
teaching politicians will bav anaiio
discovery comparable to the lveatia
of the steun enginef asaed ahw"-
Stevenson of the Tribune.
"That is a position I am taking my
self," the witness answered.
Yon ran t expect me to j
arc anarchistic winch 1 yswi see
He snid the statement "uoo t
any man for uot wishing to be -di."r,"
was the comment of ma-J
sons opposing conscription.
"Which comnisndmeut says TVa
-halt not kiiri" ,
"That depend upon which vcrsiou C
the bible is quoted."
(Continnel oa page six)
f -i i 'ht es-s. .
of t je aeoijent.