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SALEM, OREGON, SATURDAY, JULY 26, 1919.
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OM LEAGUE TO SENATORS
President Refuses To Place
Full Details of Paris
ConferS ,e At Dis
Washington, July 26.--P1 nt Wilson, in a letter
to Senator Lodge today, declarev i could not supply the
committee or foreign relations with all the information it
asked with regard to the treaty negotiations at Paris.
The president said he. would need .
more time to go through the papers lie
had brought from Paris and io decide
which of tliem he could send to the com
mittee. He also told Lodge he was not able
tn supply him with any agreements
reached by the allied governments, with
regard to distribution of Herman indem
nities and w.id that so far as he knew
there wan no such agreement in exist
ence. The president's letter follows:
"In response to your letter of July
22 requesting me, on behalf of the com
mittee on foreign relations, to send to
th. committee the agreement referred
to in artiele 2.17 of the treaty with
Germany, in the event that such nrec-j
nient has been determined upon bv the
allied and associated governments, I
would By that so fur ns I know sueh
an ngroomcnt has not been reached.
"As I recollect the business, an at
tempt was being made to reach such an
agreement, but I huvo not yet learned:
of an agreement having been r.riivrd at.
"Alny 1 not add with regard to oilier
requests which I haw recncil from
the committee for papers inforiiw:
t ion of various sorts, that I was not!
u Me to bring from Paris a complete, filel
of pr.pers. I
"I brought with me only those which j
happened to be In my hands when I
"These alone constitute a consider
able mass of paper and I have been go
ing over them aa rapidly as time and
my engagements permitted aud must
beg the rnniniittee's indulgence for the
delay in informing them wh.ch I can
.upply them with."
Ihe president wrote a loiter to SScna
tor Lodge, opposition leader angering,
ren.iesrs or T lie euuii ior iiiinruiniion 1 i-
una aata on tno j-aris peace conierencc
He let it be known that he does not
fnvyr reservations to the treaty. Tli.it Tilus0 who ,lnve not bpon Riv(1 ,,,
hint from the White House coining s""" ' equipment to which thev are cnlltled
after Hennlor peueer wibmitted five; mitU vtHp Congressman Hnwlev for
tentative reservations for AXilson's eo! information
Hideratiou was regarded ns significant, j Ay ellVlsM mail wll0 s,.VV(,j in th(1
There was no indication at the White l llitl)1, alIIlv (1urle ,-110 ,.,,,,,
House that tho president is inclined to war BI1(i wl, WH, Bonrtt,v lmrged
compromise in spite of reports to the Pr ffoufil,ed to the reserve Muce April
coutrary. j - lpTi ,, w)l0 dill ,lot rovevf ),; pLTt
While further conferences with re- of cn.ip.m.nt mnv make hpplicnlion for
publican senators were scheduled at the SKmp l0 ,,, ,,,,,;,,, jiyiMou, office of
Wliite House, the hclief was -H
in congressional circles that Piesidentj (Continued on Page Six)
Private Peat Second Only
To Bryan For Popularity
With Chautauqua Tent Fans
Private Pent, the "Cannock" scrap
per and writer, is about as big as a miii-
ute and a half on a wrist watch, but he fact that its tendency was always to- offered at par to conform with the
nii.nages to fill up a chautatiqua plat- ward degeneracy. stock record as of August 15.
form about as ompletcly as a brass Some of Peat'a statements, made Listing of the new atock on the' e
band and makes more of an impression i rum the viewpoint of u Canadian, change means that balance fcheets will
upon the audience with his rundom, eon-'brought a revelation as to the scntl- have to b offered for the public gaze,
veisutional lecture. Evidently he never ment of the other powers toward the according to rules of the exchange. This
graduated from a deputnie-it of " pub-' American people geuerally. lie declared r.lso ia a new departure. The corpora
lie speaking" but he has a knak of vi-jtliat previoua to our entry into the war tion never has published a balance
aualking war expericaces, from a poker, the average man in the rans of the sheet.
game to nn infantry ehurge, in a way j Finish and French armies ucpucd the! The moaey Sirlved from sidling the
ths.t gets to the seasibilities of his audi-; Americana next to the bruial lions,! preferred stock, it is understood will be
euees quiiker than a "close uj,"' flora a esjiecii.lly after the linking uf tho Lusi- insed to carry out plans for development
atereopticon. Moreover ho Bjuiages tojtniiia. But he had no words to express! in foreign countries. The plans, made
mingle the profundity of a philowpliei I the revultioi of feeling that same withjduiing the war, it is imderlod, also
with the eaivette of a school boy in the appearance of the American soldiers will carry an offer to do busiae.il on the
getting at bn'ie prini ide, and he ami our national idealicai, wiii.-ii fur rtrw; baws of sixty or ninety day credits,
clinches them with a laugh. (first time revealed to thp allies what! Foiiaer rules of the company provided
In the sire of his audi-uec, Piivate" J th.-y were really fight for. for payments in 30 days. Extension of
Teat tan Bryan a cl so second. The big- Alung with his keen eritirism oflgrcrter crelit, it was stated, will do
teat was full no last night, and he had American wr.y and inetfMxIs, ii. ex-i much towarl -stabiliiting fwreign busi
the rrod itl, him from the siait. If, pressed the highest admiration of oui j nrss.
he had a central motive in hi talh, it . tOi ntry and people, ar.d hintrti hit jucli j iK-v.-lopment of Rumanian fields also
ws to impress upon his hcareik the) ration to become nn American citize, I probably will Ik- overtaken to a great
heliisli, demoralii g side of w.ir, and to, and a resident of Oregon n tiie most ! extent. The company has iaige hold
enlist their influence toward uinkuig an-, beautiful port of the coua'.ry he had i ings therw.
other war iinwsil,le. I His sympathy w ith riery thing, Tb first public repjit of Ihe com-
Ii the ennre ef his B'ldress ho Miid.Aiiieri.au was finely bro tight oat i.i thepany, given out late yesterday, shows
a gmtd word for the refurneu so'dier, 1 btir part of his address u i way that '. that in 11 J, the year folioniug disso-
among csieci!iU at tne enipioer, wao
has need to exercise both consideration ,
an4 iMrtienee with the dsV-har--d ?;
for the reason that he conies out of the
gri. nf war more nr he u fit to t!.k?
up the .h ah. re left it. Ue had not'
Wilson would soon discontinue them.
This, it was said, would result from a
decision to give up all idea of influen
eiug critics of tho league of nations.
Announcement of the president's
coast to-coast itinerary was expected to
be made shortly. The start of the cam
paign for ratification of the treaty and
the league covenant has been set tenta
lively for August 8 or 10. lie prob
ably will make no "rear platform"
speeches, confiuing his addresses to tho
larger oities. Not more than one or two
stops will be nn.de en route to the Pa
cific const, it was believed.
Wilson will make speeches on his wat
to Han Francisco where he intends to
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leparture is still uncertain.
The president nnd Mrs. Wilson plaved
gulf this morning for the fiisl time in
a week. Wilson has been refraining
from exercise following his recent ill
ness. DISCHARGED MEN ARE
ENTITLED TO OUTFIT
Hawley Calls Attention To
Equipment Allowed At
The war .li'pnrtuicnt .tan issued m
nnlr trraii . i ntr tn etliliira piH'.in r-lufh.
ijti unify,,,,,, ami equipment upon their
,.;,,. It ull(ierstnod th:it not ono
Uoldier in ten has availed himself of
.this privilege and knows nothing about
word to any as to the eunoldiog ef-
feet of army life but emphaaiicd the
bron-nt a kU of applause, lioin thellution of th' Linncr "trust, net errn
bijd over in tfiil-xm Park thi-re wfted ing of the eowpaoy were 4.VS.107.M7.
in th fain stiai of "The HtarJ Iist year the totsl was .'T5S1,7M.
Sf.jtilf-J Bar-ar" and he atopKd bnrt j CoBirr.oa st k now is hardly obtalasWe
- ... , lB, n,i,'Kp price of -cir y $70 a
('"o-jtini'sil is pae thec) U'is'e.
REDUCTION OF FKEBLM'
TAX OM FRUIT JUICES
Washington, July 2. The
bouse ways and means commit
tee today reported a bill to re
peal the teu per cent tlx ou
soda water aud soft drinks.
The house ways and aieans
committee also voted to reduce
the war Ux on fruit juice to
two rents a gallon.
PRIVATE PEAT HAY
LOCATE IN SALEM
Canadian Soldier And Chau
tauqua Lecturer likes Wil
laaetteValley. Private il'eat, who spoke last night
at the Chautauqua, is so deeply impress
ed with the 'beauty of the scenery in 1
tho Willamette valley around Salem,
that he ii seriously cousiUoiing mak
ing this city his home iriid buying prop
erty here. j
Mrs. Peat, who is now in Portland, !
will arrive in the city tomorrow and
with J'rivntn Peat, will be guests at
tho home of Jlr. and Mrs. C. W. Xie
nieyer. It ju;rt happens that Sirs. Teat
is Irish, and ithilo she likes Chicago,
prefer to live in soma country wlyre.
the climate is sugp,vstive. of her home
country. And the Willamette valley
comes pretty close to It.
tSinae he came to' tSalem tu fill his
date at thp Chautauqua, Private Peat
has been taking rides out into the conn
try. Ho said that his wotk fiom now
ou is in wiiting, and he now has under
way a novel dealing with the Alaska
Mrs. Peat, who was born in Ireland,
is a now-ipaper woman and is legnrded
as authority on the Irish question. With
tier tainous husoand, she will stay in
Hiileni a low days while they take a
Private Peat is now a wealthy man
as his 4'irit book rearhei n sale of 1,
OoO.tHHj copies and is still going strong
He also lias a large income from his
lectures. Ituth Mr. Pent and Mr. Nie
meye.r enlisted in the Canadian service
at Kduionlon ahout'the same time, Pent
going into the infantry while Mr. Nie
moyer euliited in the cavalry.
STili OIL STOCK
IS ON OPEN HARKET
Shares In Big Corporation
Listed On Exchange For
ew Vrwlt, July 211. For the fjt
rW in l,i,tnrv l,e Sin,l,J lit: num.
.any of New Jersey, will plncr jt stock
the New York atoek exchange, it was
announced here following publication of
.i . ,. . .i .
an announcement last night to the ef-
feet that $100,01)0,01)0 of cumulative
prererrea stoea will De is.ueu m a r-
iiTicncing project, r.aen noiucr ol com-
H!oo stock win no auuwcu io purcnascj
one share of the new it oca for each;
share of old stoek he holds. It will be
Webfoot Aircraft Company
Name Of Local Concern To
Operate Ccsacrdal Plane
The Webfoot A ire rn ft company is the
official name of the tompaay ia Halera
that owns the Curtis plane that has
been doing commercial flying in Salem
with Lieutenant Elmer Cook, A. E. P.,
as uilot. Complying with tho law where
assumed names are take, the same has
been filed with V. O. Buyer, county
clerk. The officers of the company are
R. O. M'H'lliug, president; I. h. Fuller-1
ton, secretary and treasurer, and I.yle
McCroahey, flight director.
The company has secured the erviee
of Lieutenant Cook aa permanent pilot
and of O. 11. lHutenwn aa mechanician.
In eoutracting with Lieutenant Cook
as. pilot, the' company feels especially
fortunate as he. was with the American
Expeditionary Forces ia Fiance and
was one of the few flyers with the
American armv sf ocenwtion and w.
piloted an airplane hito CobWnx.
The company will make haiern its
headquarters. Flights were made this
afternoon and will be made tomorrow.
Since flying has become so popular,
especially in Stlem .the company will
fill all contracts in the city before tak
ing the plane elsewhere.
Repeal Of Reciprocity
With Canada Is Asked
Washington, July SO. Re
penl of the Canadian reeiproe-
ity act will' be asked by the
house ways and .mean com
mittee, t'hairaan Foidney,
Michigan, stated today.
Explosion In Boiler Room .
Of Naval Tender Kills Five
Colon, JuV 2 Reports were re
ceived here today that an explosion oc
curred in the boiler room of the U. 8. H.
Melville yesterday resulting in ten cas
ualties, Including five dead and five injured.
Grains Lead In Acreage In
Jefferson, Santi am and In
Mehama Sections of County
The farmers around Jefferson, at the
forks of the Hnntiam and Willamette
rivers are strong for spring wheat
There is au assessment district of about
I eight sections in the extreme south part!row" ('" winter wheat
ounty which contnius 4o,
Here we find but little nttention
is given to loganberries, as only seven
acres arc in cultivation with foul
aeres now bearing.
Prunes are cultivated to an average
extent for a district outside of the
regular prune isdtrirt, as the aeres;; i"
Ni, with 4D acres non bearing,
No pear trees, no peach trees and
only one acre of apples are found in
this 5,405 a:res. There is ono tract of
six acres in strawberries and another of
Oats rlaim the largest acreage with
r.")fl spring wheat with 4SI acres and
winter whent with 438. In barley there,
is out of the 5.4J5 acres in the dis
trict, 27 acres; rye three acres; 213 in
corn 107 in clover and hay crops 4HJ.
,The district is going strong for potatoes
as there is i-is aires pianieu, a inrge
!'MB,"Ke for e "f fT'
I ;Ju"t. '"1 '. Xt. u'T '
,u"? W,B V " . "c i i . 'froln York " Kan r'raneiseo.
as the center is a district of I.l.Js, , . .n,
aM0lwe,i by I. Conklin. This dis-1 C"P'" Francs and Lieutenant T. V.
io, j, mostly famous as the home of I w'-'' h arrived at Mine.da yestenlny aft-
i,.knrrl p.a.,1. who have the most fsm-
Beetns funny that when soa jieople
read aa artlcli they Imagine tnemseives fr.M; first 4'a 's 94. 0; second
t' hero of it. aonnAnddy dtopt a poi)4i(i MM; third 4V, 's 95.08; fourth
oottle on ConsUble Kewt Plutu from u'sv 's 3.9?; victory 3 .It's 90.00; 4
aeroplsns yesterdty an' wort hits np. s 4 'a 99.90.
RATE CASE PLEA
NeweS Submits Chart To
Preye Kscrcnbation Ia
ACTUAL HAULING COSTS
Interstate Commerce Co;
sioa Hears Evidence For
Portland. Or., July 26. Portlaud 's
"big Bertha" In the Columbia basin
rate ease was before tho inteiMatc com
merce today. It consisted of aa rxnaw
tive costs chart prepared by the Orrgu'.
public service commission and intro
duced by J. V. Newell, consulting engi
neer of the commission. It drew sig
nificant comparison in cost ol freight
between Inland Empire points and
Pugot Sound ports and Portland.
"The tost of transportation between
Columbia hasin points and Puget Bound
ports exceeds that between tho same
points and Portland by amounts rang
ing from 10 per rent for Hpoki.ue and
;30 per cent for tho Palouso country to
0 per cent for Walla Walla, declared
Newell showed how grades, distances,
curves and other elements mid to the
eoft of the mountain rates in compari
son with the cost of moving wheat by
(Continued en page tlx.)
in the world
' La Kelle
! ... ,, ; .
vm acres or only about 5 per cent.
spring wheat 608 acres and oats l.'IOfl
acres or about 10 per cent.
Other acreages are barley 3(1 acres,
rye Vi corn 2.10, clover 91, alfalfa "rt
and other hay crops 941. Farmers arc
getting into pntnloes with 215 aeres and
field beans 21 acres.
Home little nttention is given to
fruit trees as 02 acres are in apples
111 in cherries, 8 in peaches and 4 in
(Continued on Page Six.)
Makes Ready For Flight
Xew York, July 20. Captain Roy
K. Francis, 1'. H. A., was at llnelhiirst
IVi..l.l Mi,...nl.. lr..l,,v I...,,l;r7
the overhauling of his airplane before
attempting a transcontineutul flight
terday afternoon from Dayton, tn,. ,
having driven their Mnrtin bnmlier )"'
miles in six hours and 52 minutes.
With Lieutenant K. A. (.'line, Francis
hopes to start across the continent next
week. He plans the flight in two
"hops," from Mineola to North I lutte,
Veh., ISO miles, and from (hero to Han
Francisco, 1.115 miles.
"Big KIT Haywood Free
Today; Bonds Are Approved
Chicago, JuW 24. Orden for the
release of W. f). (Big Bill) Haywood,
I. W. W. leader, from Fort leaven
worth prison were issued here today
by the e'.erk of the eircnit court of ap
peals, following approval of bonds of
fered. Harwood obtained his release pend
ing hearing of arauments for a new
trial. A total of $.'.1,4)0 worth of prop
erty and l.be.rty bonds were acheduled
to cover his bonds of !5,000. Twen
ty five thousand, five hundred dollars
were furnished by William B. Lloyd,
millionaire Chicago socialist.
Quotations Oa liberty Bends
New York. July 26.- Liberty bond
miAfnt tin t tA IV"
n, . Br fi t 4. rM.
Lieutenant Lassr Tooze
Expected To Reach New
York From Brest Shortly
Word has been received at the Tai
versity of Oregon office ia the Oregon
building that Lieutenant Lamar Tooie
will arrive in New York shortly from
Brest. A letter has just been received
from Brittany where Lieutenant Tooze
was having a tea days leave prior to cm-
naming ror America.
It was Lieutenant Lamar Toore'i
original intention to bring homo the
body of his twin brother, toe late Lieu
tenant Leslie Tooie, who ww killed In
the Argonna while in command of a
platoon not far from the one that was
being led by his brother. Although
nothing was said regarding this matter
In his letter, it is believed that no bod
ies are being returned to America as
Lieutenant Tooie since the rfinistice
has had various assignments that has en
abled him to make a careful fctudy of
the great international questions sur
rounding the preparation uad signing of
the treaty of peace and of the league
of nations. lie spent six weeks in Par
is. Lieutenant Tooze has consented to
make a tour of a number of the towns
of the state, giving hli impressions re
ceived while overseas. The funds de
rived from this lecture tour will go to
wards the erection of the women's build
ing at the University of Oregon,
TY COBB ONCE MORE
HEADS BATTING LIST
Veteran Stick Artist Tops
Air.er.can League With
Average Of 354.
By H. O. Hamilton
(1'nited Press Bluff Correspondent.)
New York, July 28. Kvery once in a
while some bird comes along lit the
American leaguo, hops lightly into the
butting leadership, holds it for n brlet
period and then along comes iy Cobb.
Well, Tyame along today., li' ou
top ngaiu, (racking away at a ..151 clip.
Joe Jackson, his oldest rival, i.i in sco
Ond plnco, plastering ,340 and rlixlor,
star of the Browns, is hitting .iHt. ling
er Pehklnpnugh, who made tlie( most
noise as a leader this summer, has fallen
off to .M5.
Oavvv Cravath, whose aveiage has
stood still since ho undertook manage
mcnt of tho Phillies and re'ieved him
self of active plnying'is still leading Ihe
National with an average of .li.il. Hi
Mvers, Hrmiklyn, follows wit ii .S.'irt nno
MeHenry, 8t. Loiiis, is third with .327.
The White Hex nre leading batters aa
a club, their combined averages show
ing .277 with Cleveland and Detroit li
,,1 ..nrl third.
New York lends In club batting for CL VM Wjn,. PAf-,--.!
the National with .271. t'-3 r0 LUtU
Brooklyn and Cincinnnll Irailing in i -the
order named. Cicotte, Chicago, is Paris. July 20,-The council of fit-,
best of tho American league pilehei,,. i it was learned today, has notified Ad
hnving won 18 aud lost four game mi nil VonTirpit)!, former .(lor.aan win
Cothoin, St. Louin, with 12 aud 4 and lister of marine, tlint his snbstilntmii or
Williams, Chicago, with 10 and , f'dlow I the ex kaiser in assuming guilt fo, the
njm war is impossible and cannot b eo i-
Iteulher, Cincinnati, with ten victor-,idered. '
ies and three defeats, is the best of the! Titpitz was to'd he could Wify ia
Nclion.,1 league pitchers and he U M-1 behalf of the former emptor if b ww.
lowed bv Barnes and Causey, both of willineto take the risk ,.f lue.-.m.ttntlna
New Yo'rk. ' (himself.
Striking Postal Aviators
Return To Jobs Following
Assurance of Settlement
New York, July 2. -(United rress.)
The first aviators strike in hiidory
was formally ended today when Pilot
Harold Lewis left Mineola,. L. I., with
the aerial muil for Chicago.
There was a delay of about four
hours because Lewis missed ttain con
nections to the aviation field. After
circling the field once, Lewis waved
"good bye" and started for Bellfonte,
Pa., the first stop on the Chicago teute,
with ten sacks of mall.
The pilots who yesterday refitted to
take their planes out from Belmont
Park, Umg Island, agreed to resume
thoir regular flights upon asiirance of
Churles I. frstanton, superintendent of
Ihe aerial division of the postoffire de
pr.rtnient that their demands would be
reconsidered ia Wathinuton today.
The pilots' decision to esll o(f their
strike, pending settlement oi ie
giievances, was reached aftei tstauton
received the following message rrom ui
to Praeger, assistant postmaster gen
"Your arrange ment satisfactory. Will
confer with you and representative of
dint. For tho purpose of harmony,
would suggest that some pilot not en
gaged in the controversy of July 2'- be
!i.ti.il hi the men."
The pilots selected T. H. Aut,Iin and,
WILSON I!! FEAR
OF THIRD TERM
Im , . w , ft
JjCSltfi UCHIOCralS uTC
President Fcr Race h
1920, Is Gab.
RUINATION OF LEAGUE
WOULD BE BATTLE CRY
Jealousy Charges Of A,hris
tration Leaders Are GlcJ
By L. C. Martin
(United Press staff correspondent)
Washington, July 28. That eeta
democrats are planning to make Pres
ident Wilson a third term candidate
was the declaratioa today- af lesxliaj
oppone nta of the lcagws of atjtsoaa.
They asserted the democraU have care
fully worked out a plan to create a
situation that may be summed up tans:
They will create the impression tarn
out the country, by mean ef senate
speeches, that opposition to tho loagne
is based on personal jeulousy .'and par
tisan hostility to Wilson. (
This will open the way for the elaias
that unless Wilson runs again and is
reelected, the league of nations will h
ruined by the republicans should .hey
get control of cuiRre,
As proof of hat one senator today
called the "third tefm plot", repub
licans pointed to the fact that demo
crats who have spoken this week on
the league have emphasifd the charge
that Ihe president's oppunotita are jeal
ous of his prestige and eager to Uar
dawn his with. . . .
While the; senate Slid the foreign di
lutions committee rcjiiained idle today,
preparations were made for renewal
of the deiuite Monday. Pnrthr attacks
on President. Wilson been af Y'
withholding the French treaty were e
league opponents also used the r
cpm to discuss plans for rounterae.tinf
the effects of the president's direct np
peul to tho couulry through a spealon
tour. They arc undecided whether thoy
can spare men like Itorah and .Idfinson
from the senate to fliake tours but aro
agreed that some menus must Imi fuuud
for replying to the president's argu
ments. Offer Of Von Tn-p-tz To
VliW Ul IWil U .
Hamilton Lee to represent tiicni. Ia
was one of the two pilnts wluwe dis
charge for refusing to tr.ke a praae up
In foggy weather a us tlw iaaasediAt
cause of the strike. The other wj
Htanton left for Washlngtoa la'
yesterday in one of the mail plane to
confer with Praeger.
In addition to dissotiafanlioo
discharge of Ie and Smith, tho pilots
contend the big pliaies furnisbe v
are dangerous snd that they luck acces
sary iwfety apiilianees. They ahi ofc-ri-ct
to mechanics receiving pmstirj.Uy
the name wages as the pilots.
Not a plane I. ft Belmont Park T
terday, despite the atatemeut of pootal
ofl'ieiuls that service would be carried
on as usual.
Washington, July S (Umttd TreK)
-Ileprcacatiug dlsatif icd air fly'rw.
Pilot Anglin conferred tiMbiy with As
sistant Postmaster (ieneral l'rae-.-
i-kr.rge of aerial mail.
"The aerial mail system is wor?
again todav without a hitih," a' t
Praeger. "Fivers a ho early jastcrlay
me.rning refused to start on .e, sii
flilihls late in the day. The Yfh.ag-ton-New
York planes ire T.yng aa