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FULL LEASED WIRE
Oregon: Tonight fiar, root-
ee extreme east portion, ttuaday
fair warmer eaeept near tho
eoat. gentle westerly winds.
TALLZT KEW8 SKEVICE
FORTY- SECOND YEAR NO. 187. TWELVE PAGES.
SALEM, OREGON, SATURDAY, AUGUST 9, 1919.
PRICE TWO CENTS
VN TRAINS AND KS
STANDS mi C1STB
PRICES OF FOODSIUITS
5acs Direct to Uy$umer to
Open Through PC offices
On August 18tu.
Washington, Aug. 9. Sales of food now held by the
war department will begin August 18, it has been an
nounced. Prices fixed by the department will be f. o. b.
warehouses and an additional charge will be made by the
postoffice department for transportation by parcel post.
The food is now being distributed to postal zonesin
amounts proportionate with the population, in order to
give equitable distribution.
No sales will be made directly to consumers. Food
will be shipped on requisition cf postoffices.
The following prices have been made public:
Lbs. Wright Price Price
Article- lVr Com1. Tor Cum. Por Case.
Uaeou No. 2 cnua 17.011 Uo -'4.0
Beef coined '. . 1.30 ,2w IS.0-'
Beef corned 24 No. 2 cans - 2.7:1 A". 13.20
Beer corned 12 No. 0 cam 7.00 1.93 23.10
Bee? roaat 48 -No. 1 cans..... ........:...125.0O .29 13.44
Beef roast 24 No. 2 cam 230.00 ' .Ch l3.21
Ileef roast 12 No. 6 cuus 7.00 2.13 23.50
Hash corned 48 No. 1 caus ...... 1.23 .22 jO.30
24 No. 2 cnn .. 3.0(1 .37 8.88
Beaim baked 48 No. 1 cans ... ...... 1.23 ,03 2.40
2t-No. 2 cnnB .. 2.72 .08 1.IW
2tx. s cuus : : : 2.00"" .11 ' v4- 2.6
"KHriS Klrtngll'ss ?r No. ? (jins "50 -
12-No. 10 cuus ',- .......... 6.U0 .42 0.04
ftweet coin 24-No. 2 cans - 2.2J5 - .10 2.40
Benin, dry begs . .'. 101 6.49 6.49
Corn meal, yellow bags 101 B.79 S.79
Cum atnrr.1i 40 No. 2 cans 1.00 .04 1.60
Crackers 48 No. 2 tins 1.00 .03 2.88
Crackers soda 48 No. 1 tins -. 1.00 .06 2.88
lY.riun 48 No. I tins 1.00 .14 0.72
Fish, dried cod 40 pounds ...... 46.00 6.82 6.82
Flour, corn, bags :. 101.00 5.24 5.24
Flour, graham, bag 101.00 3.80 , 3.80
FVnr, issue, br.g 1.01 .00 .06
Flour, rvo, bag - 00 8.75 3.75
Hominy," coarse, ack 101.00 6.49 6.49
Fine, 24, No 2 cartons 2.00 .04 .96
I.,vc. 21, smull cartons 3.00 .06 1.44
Macaroni,- hulk, 25 pounds 83.00 2.00 2.06
Macaroni, 24 pounds - 1.50 .07 1.86
Mi, condensed, 48 No. 1 emu 1.30 .13 6.24
Milk,' evaporated, 6 8 pourd enns 93.00 .93 0.58
I hits, roller, 36 No. 2 cartons 2.00 .12 4.32
(tut'., rolled, bulk, bag 9J.00 3.50 3.50
Bice, bag 101.00 . 6.71 6.74
Tapioca, 48-1 pound cartons 1.00 .13 6.24
Stiusaifi. viennn, 24 cans 2.50 .52 12.48
P..rk,' 24 cans - 2.50 .49 11.70
Peas, green, 24 No. 2 cans 7.25 .09 2.16
Tomatoes, 24 No. 2 cans 2.00 .09 2.10
Tomutoes, 24 No. 2Va cans 3.00 .10 2 64
24 -No. 3 cans 3.00 .12 2.88
12 No. 10 cans 8.00 .37 4.44
The following commodilies on account of their nature, most of (hem being
cold storage, cannot be sold through parcel post, but may be sold to munici
palities, provided the municipalities are fully informed and assume nil respon
sibility for their delivery in proper condition:
Lbs. Weight Price I'lice
Per Case. Per Can. Per Case.
Apples, evaporated, 601 pound cases 50.00 6.44 6.44
Peaches, evaHiratcd. 501 pound cases... 50.00 6.50 6 50
Prunes, 501 pound cases 68.00 ' 5.50 5.50
Uncoil, issue, 100 pound casts 6S.0U 5.50 5.50
Bacon, issue, 100 pound crates 110.00 .33 .33
Ham, sugar "cured, 100 pound dates 113.00 .31 .31
Lines Not Threat Say Unions
Washington. Aug. S.-iCuued " J j le f ,h( milroad employes and the'
-With striking shop men retumin- to 8jlJU biJJ , )h(, Bl8U.r t w lfr wf
their jobs, and Kail Dire. tor lli'.es pr-.,lllv, W1,mlirted fne..tlv just prop
parinjr to hear the wage piomsais ofi ..,,.
I, i ... i. ....,. iositiuii. V e have so id thai if wc are to
the eniploves n,xt week, representa
tive of fourteen ruilroa.i union- today continue to live a Americans shnnld
issued n pN-al to tht people to iir.ck live, and rare for our fnmllies. the jirof-j
their demand for more pay. iteers must be restrained and our wtges
This appeal deuie.t that "any Tin- increr.vd. i
leuce or thrent" n c.oiteiiiplati.l by j "Fiery fair minded man aid every'
labor when it nke I iotr.-s to ad"j't 1 intelligent housewife will rc ni.i.e the
nationalization of the raiiro..ds. " reri-ml.leness of this request.
TU' fouitecii u.'.ioii lo : lis sil led tlu-y "If congress and tiie pre-iil, nt can
were a-V.inr for Ani.MicMii.rioii rt n..t n-eet this request it U still 6 liv-
the railroads." !i".' 'p"""'"n a'1' w' sht.ll hae to try
Today a labor appeal fUluws: J tu find another solution.
"To prevent any mis'iii !i i .lunding "This, however, Inars in im way np
!. to ihe policy of the orauici! rr.il-1 on oir tni worship of the f-ims Id: I.
load employes, we unite in a d liuitc; We do hold to our conviction that the
twrtiii'i that we have no des're and mi'-tsd .intd,yes are i no miil to
b.T.p had none, to impress upo.i tiie pnh-i eoiig i th.-mwlves finally tj the i.uto
l.c, I.v violente or by thrent O-ii pro- ,ra ies of fiimneial directors, itnt in
js. l that railroad be njtioealii'cd nn- .rn.iiii the elimination of capital and
er 'tri ps.'ii e i-o!tro!.' th.. tr: p;r directorate we have no
'To tii-t'.'.'c-t n,'.;et:il'i ii nrw, .-t.e of ititriding. We a;tu'l
ce fl int the i n; f, (Ue v.;:e rij-iire-, t',.e .sialriaantuip of Aaieiiea ttl to the
To Federalize Rail
Restarts To Evacuate
Budapest Says Report
London. Aug. 9. The Rumanian
commander in chief at Budapest in
tends to evacuate, most of the Ruiuan
ian -troops within a few days Vienna
advices received by way of Copen
hagen said today. The decision was
reached because of the allies' attitude,
it was atated.
According to a news ageucy dispatch
from Budapest the government of
Archduke Joseph will be endorsed in
the coining Hungarian elections.
RETURiNING TO JOBS
25,000 Shop Men la Chicago!
District Go Back Pending
. Chicago, Aug. 9. (United Tresi.;
Ranks of striking railway shopmen
were considerably thinned today cs a
result of President Wilsou'a request
that the men go back to oik until their
wage question could be tukeu up. More
than 25,000 i t th Chicago district to
icy had voted to return to woik pend
ing wttleuumt of their claim, reports
from union, headquarters showed.
The passenger train (itualiou here
and throughout the central west contin
ued acute, however. In nany shops and
varda, officials, foremen and yardnwa
ters conducted repairs uuu nikiiued
switck engine. Twenty tir.:ns on the
Chicago and Northwestern, Chicago and
Alton and Chesapeake i.nd Ohio rail
roads were suspended. It waa believed
suburban service will be kept intaet.
Freight shipments were rcfunefl In
v-veral directions early today and last
night o-it of Chicago. The U abash rail
way accepted only morchniidi.to destined
for points on its own liurs. All roads
inurkcd taB "subject to indefinite de
WHte Workers In Stock -Yards
Of Chicago M i
At Presence Of Guards
Chicago, Aujr. 9. I)esite the with
drawal of national guardsmen and oilier
soldiers from the vicinity of thu stock
yards, union officials todsy asserted
the walkout of butchers scrapers and
other workers at the big packing plants
will continue until all police and extra
guards -have been removed. ,
Wliil union leadnrs claimed 40 000
men had quit work as a protest against
return of negro help and placing of
eitru pvliwuieu and .00 deputy
sheriffs throughout the yards officials
of the .packing houses declared not
more than 10,000 men had struck.
If the unions press their claims and
the police guard is not Mlthdianii. it
was predicted 70 000 men w ill be
thrown out of work and the meat indus
try tied up completely.
P.VEIS FASHIONS SAME DAY
London (i'y . mail) "Yesterday's
Parisian styles? Yes, Madame, here
they are, b'lt if you cm wait about
,hslf an hour, we will huve today s
This is what customers i,f a London
I department store ite J, will hear
i As soon an the government will grant
' permission, department buyer will fly
to Paris three times a vw to. round
'up the latest styles. Puyra will leave
I Iondon via airplane in ine morning,
I make the round of Ihe. 'ashum shops
laud boulevariis, a.il relurii in the (if
ternotin of the vt:ne di.v, iaden with
'the. latest in frocks, !ri'-. hosiery aid
roiuuiou se' of American luvniined
and womauhood. We all are loters
and unlew our d luocmcy iu Kovernment
is a failure our democracy in industry
need net be. Wliat we as:: i.: the Ame-
ieatiiation of the railrnaiis.'
This was signed by tht hi rfds- of the
Brotherhood if l'x-oinoiive fcngineers,
Hiotilerho'id of Kailnay Traii.men, Or
der (f liaih.ay Conductors, fii lit hei hood
of I.o-oniotive 1'iremeii and Knginernen,
ftailwry hmployes ilepartment, Ameri
can IVderaiioa of Ijiooi, Onier ot Kail
way Telegraphers a id all thei raiOoad
Senator Hileh-oik. rfdiniuistiation
leaib-r in the senate, tooav wired f
braska railway brotb rln.ids that he is
op;.o"d to th- Pl.inib pli.a for tailroad
control. Ia reply to an inqjiry by the
Xebriska brotherhood, liitc:ico k f aid:
"la my opinion eongnss wOuM not
be justified ia enacting s'irh ndirjl leg
(Contiaacd oa psg thres)
Crowds Swam To Saa Pedro
And Neigtbsrh Beaches
To Greet Fighters.
FLEET CLEARS FROM SAN
DIEGO EAEY IN M9RNSN
Extensive Plans Made For En
tertaiment Of I.fca Dur-
Saa Diego, Aug. 9. Creeping slowly
through the early morning mists the
Paeifie fleet steaoK-d around Point Lo
m between aix and seven this morning
and sailed to the t.prth, for Men Pedro.
Only the cruiser Montana and three de
stroyer a detached duty remained ia
the harbor at 7 a. m. The fleet is due
off tau redro at iwo o'clock this af
Lot Angles Up Early
Is lAngrlef, Cnl., Aug. 9. Dressed
her toe.tf bib and tucker. Lni Anve.
liss nd environs arose to the clatter
of early alarm clocks today and before
she usually hat finished her coffee and
toast was crowding long line of Cart
and speeding automobiles, bound for
inn oeecuc to greet Tile 1'actTie fleet.
i tie omeial formalities nil) 4cgin at
30 J. m. when Mayor Hnkder and
other eivil officials will board the New
Mexico to extend a welcome to Admir
al 'Kndmail. linmodiAtclv tknronflm-
Admral Rodman, Soeretary Daniels and
uuier vinrera win come ashore to ro-
tura the grwetings and the relrbmtinn
will be under way. ...
Tonight Ailmlrnl YtnAmnn fn.
eers of the fleet will be entertained at
a grand ball at the Hotei Virginia,
1 An ir Bench, and Secretary llnnUU anil
Governor Stephens will be guests of
ine jonatnan etui) in Los Angeles.
Fireworkii and street flancina will 'ka
on the prngrnin and thousands of
gnus wiu bo on shore leave.
Tomorrow the hiir event will h m
Kodeo at Kxunxition i'ark iii,If il,
direction of lHiuglas Fairbanka and ia
"men leaning motion juduie stars wi
Mecretary IVimels will , Into
irst foiinal addies at. 3 o (lock tomor
Three Whites Indicted For.
Participation In Rioting
Chicago, Aug. 9. Three white men
today were held nu charges of assault
lo murder the first whites indicted in
connection with Hie recent race riots
here. In all fifty five persons have
been indicted on vim ,.:,;.. i
. - - ' " " V I 1 1 1 1 U II 1
charges ranging from asnult to rioting
DRUGGISTS BLBCT PERKY
Portland, Or., Aue. P. J. C. r; errv lif
Salem wr.a eteetcd president of the Ore
gon Hlute Plinrniacciilical associat' iii in
the final (lav's session of 4he tli legists'
coiive:ition in this city Thursday-."
Other officers elected were; L, A.
Robison, Portliind, first l ice pic; ii.ent ;
Claude J. Klem, Cottage (iioic, second
vice-president; L. I. ('lockei. Port inif
third vice president; A. W, Alien, Port-
Mini, secret.ny. and H. I , Joins, Port
Mis Fannr M'?r .ob t!i' l-avj
sil underskirt "at tii Psp;i: pu uic
fer bein' ti most thorooL'': lv riresd
is.i :. iiu k,....Li.,- ..' ,!,' 1st: '
Kni ,1 ii,. ...
mirrors, what's been e e th' filler
Hint nscd t' like t' wa'c'i hi.ne.f git
Beaver rip j Corporation
Pal'aa, Or., Aug. 9. Just after ho
ping off at the flying field here yes
terday afternoon the airplane of the
Beaver Klyinir corporation crashed iuto
a tree top and waa wrecked.
Without its wings and propeller, the
plane traveled upward about "0 feet
and then plunf.ed to the giound. Pilot
I.. E. Fransceu was not injured, lle
was traveling about 90 miles an hour
when the accident occurred.
SUICIDE PACT FAILS
WHO ME IS MlLeaders Say Requested Cam-
Saa Francisco Police Investi
gate Alleged Act Of Los
fan Francisco, Aug. 9 A story of a
suicide pact bctwoen himself and Helen
Steel, 18 whom he says la the daugh
ter of a wealthy Is Angeles contract
or, wns told to the police today by
Joha Wiippie 22 a waiter of Oakland.
Chippie wa found early today suf
fering apparently from poison. He told
police he and the girl made a pact to
jump into th ocean off Lurliue pier
and that the girl did so. Her cries un
nerved him. chippie said, and he fled,
later taking the contents of a bottle a
druggist gavjj Mm when he asked foi
At the emergency hospital, where he
was rushed and treated for poisoning
it developed that Shippie had been giv
en a harmless drug when he sought to
buy poison. He is now iu the city jail
while police are investigating bis torv
Many points in Whipple's story are
conflicting, police say. Thus fur they
have been unaale to locate the parents
of the girl in ho Angeles. The l.os An
geles police have tieen asked to co op
erate iu the. case. ,
FORMATION OF BOARD
Organization Meeting Wi Be
Held Here Wednesday
With iihiiu now under way at th
Commercial club, it is probable that Hn
lent wi'U be the first city in the norlh
west to huve an official board composed
of members from employers as well as
the employed to act as a mediation
board. Only those who employ 10 or
more are to be called and arrangements
wilt be mndo for those who cniinot at
tend to vote by mail.
This cull to the employers has been
made !)' n committee selected nt a
former meeting and includo D. W. Kyre,
J. B. Kay, W. II. Ilumillon, Theodore
Ruth, T. K. Croskcy, Hoy .Mil's unit r,.
Practically every employer in Ndein
who has heen interviewed on Ihe sub
ii-et of voluntary mediation in labor
matters, hns expressed himself iu favor
of a bor.rd of six, three from ihe cm
plover and three from those who ni.e
There are about 71 liusiuess tirms
and corporations in the city of Hnbm
that emp'ny ten or more and all wilt
receive a letter setting forth the call
for n meeting icxt Wcdm sd.iy and for
what purpose the meeting will he held.
m THIS OF NATION
Plans Thought To Includ
Speeches Oa High Cost
Wellington, Aug. 0.- (I' .iied I'rissj
I'leoolent Wilsoe, hiivieg handed the
iiij;!i rent of li.in prolili :n over lo con
ire-, nt len-t f'r the ti'iC being, inrn
erl his aftention' toilHy to pians for his
t.eir of the I'nited States. It was be
lii-ieil, however, tl.nt he noold touch on
the liiuh .-list of livi'ig iu hi speeches.
fu hit ruldre's to congress yislerdny
the president said there rail iie no peace
pri.-es until there is peine, lie is ex
peeled t0 use this trguuient ia his rum
It. fore Wilson goes on tour he mny
hold a "rie of White oo- confer
enies with representatives of botn capi
tal and labor, to discuss tiie pnsent
"coiiomic conditioiis and t:ie rcnmlv fur
certain evils. lo Ills sjieoi h he s.iid many
things should be corrected in the rela
tions between capital a .1 labor Slid
that he w:n ready to confer on li,e mat
ters with "men who ki.ow what they
ere talking about."
lUhUHLui) HLLO Itt UWL
paign Against Profiteers
Will Be Launched.
By Ls C. Martin
(United Press Staff. Correspondent)
.Washington, Aug. 9. Congress. will begin at once
consideration of legislation to carry out, in part, at least,
President Wilson's recommendations for reducing the
high cost of living, house and senate leaders promised
. Representative Mundi 11, majority
lender of the house, bkIu that any re
quest for money to make effective the
campaign against - prof .teers would
speedily bo complied with.
"Congress will grant nil the money
that is needed," said Mondell. "In ad
dition, I havo no opposition to extend
ing tho Lever food coutiol act if that
is believed necessary."
Senator Lodge, majority leader o' th
"I think tho president made some
god and practical suggestions iu regard
to the artificial and extoitionato price
for the necessaries of life, and 1 am
sure congress ' will deal with them at
A number of the president'! sugges
tions have been covered in bills now
pending. Committee action on these
w'H'be orged next week. They include
measures for regulation of storage
plni,!s and for stamping of prices on
Comment from memberr, of both par
ties today showed that some of the
president 'a suggestions regarding legis
lation met with general approval and
that his stand against la nor strikes to
a menus of enforcing demand waa en
dorsed. His appeal for ratification, of
the treaty apparently caused torn re
Z, . . . , it.- . tho operation of the law of supply anil
The president Is taking an "nrWrlJ thp Ul,pur!mon, 0f'rj,istic
u.i...K., uj un.es ...... "-'" ma, ,. Known.
living issuo as a club tu force rntiflcn- preparation!
tiou of thfl biague of nations," nn,'W(, under w
Senator Brandegee. ".le cun have
pence In two days if he will agree to R
reservation excluding the I'nltea
States from the lengiie of nations."
Mondell 'a willingness to re enncl the
Lever food control law n a peace time
measure is not shared by all members
tl... k Miimlt.-i. I( inunfitfi
also expressed opposition lo this plan.
"1 am cgainst runner exriusion oi
autocracy," said Senator Ornnna, of
North Dakota, chuirmaa of the ngricul
tural committee, before which a bill t
re-enact the Lever measure would go.
"The president has all the authority
he neds, and I think, he nr.s all he'll
get, so far as the agricultural committee
Recommendation for federal licensing
of till corporations In interstate busi
Revival Of Monarchy Rule
For Hilary Is Predicted
. Home Aug. S.-Doubtless Archduke
Joseph will attempt to restore the mon
archy in Hungary, said the I'omiIo Ro
uiano today. The pnier believes efforts
to form a union of Aiiitiia 1 1 u iikmi y,
Croatia and Hlovania will follow then
as Joseph's first step totvnrd the recon
at ruction of the Austro -Hungarian
New York, Ang Only 111 more
days before Christmas.
Ho the toy makers, the 'amly man
ufactnrera, the fiction wrrters and il
lustrators, and all others in partner
ship with Hitnla Cans, ine working
at top speed to get Ihiir nans ready
for the, holiday s'.nnn.
The toy factori sv, h iiuiuiiig' with
industry, are turning out the most var
ied assortment of "nn.:eii:eiit device!
in their history hot nothing of a
marterial nathre is lained. flic manu
facturers are procee lino in the theory
that yiiurigter, as 'veil as 'heir eiders,
are tired of war.
Han'a Claus' newst pa-t.i'r appears
to be Japan. Dealers s-v I today that
country will run n close sveond to the
I'nited Htstes in turning O it toys. The
quption of whether den any and the
saint will resume diplomatic relations
; appears to bo an coen one. Most dcitl
cr, however, dcclire th.': oppr-sition
Ut a linilting Oormi a toy at this time,
la common with cverytl ':.g eisc, toys
ST. KICK'S PARTNERS ALL GETTING BUSY
neas did not appear to be generally ap
proved. There fs lending in the annate,
however, a bill which would create sack,
a licensing system. r
Senator Cr.pper, Kansas, waa of
those who snpimrted this feature of the
president 'a mesaniro.
SECRET SERVICE AGENTS
TURNED LOOSE IN QUEST
OF HOARDERS OF FO0rV
Wahinglon, Aug. 9. America's ar
my of secret service agents waa turned
loose ou tho food, hoardoia Udoy.
Ovdere were flashed from Washing
ton to hundreds of special operatives
of the bureau of Investialiim of tba
department of Justice all o'cr tho Unit
ed ttlatos, instructing them to eoaper- .
ato with federal district attorneys ia
tho profiteer hunt.
This adds materially to the numeric
al strength of the force which is de
voting all its ene'gies to opening tha
warehouses and putting st'tcd food, on
the market to force down prices.
Hoarded food stocks will X takes
over br the government and placed
unoti tlio market, to acin re estatmsa.
a for thin wirk aro bow
well under way, as part of Attorney
(Jeneral rainier 's country wide cam
paign against profiteers.
I'uimer today was houily expecting
ne of arrests fro-n diwnrt attomeya
who have been flooding him with tele
grams concerning tvidence they ,ar
' Tlldeil Alld JohnSlCH Wall
Meet Ia Newport Finals
Newport, R. I. Aug. w.-WilHam T.
Tiiilen, 11, youthful tennis star from
Philadelphia itodaj- met William M.
Johnston former national ehampinti
and regarded as one of the moat bril
liant of American players, in the final
round of the invitation singles toe.ma
meht on Ihe courts of the Casino here.
The match was expected to bo th
be.-,t of the tournament which at orot
together the best players of the nation.
tlernlil Patterson and Norman
Rroohes, Australian stars, weer to meet
ir. Noma Williams H and Watnon M.
Washburn in the doubles.
BREAD OOINO TJP.
Pol timid, Or. Au,(. D. - The pi'oe of
bread nil be advanced from 10 to II
cents a loaf wito'in a few days hy
Portland bakers, according t an aa
iiiiiinceuiout which ivns made today.
twill cost co -sidenbiy more than last
tvear about twice As nril a as before
With the baa off itp:ir, candy mak
or are confiilent there ei'l be rc
. orrl demand for lueir ; inducM thii
Ichri-tmas and arc making preparationa
j Majazine editors are accepting ami
rejecting mint If rejecting Christmas
! storii and pictnn-j. Printer aro :n
! creasing their almas of t'hriatnua
i car Is.
Poultry dealers refused to commit
thi nm hes as to him- mu h !ha hr:t
juias turkey will col, b it fiankly ad
' mi, tul th v can see no chance of a de
crease from last e.ir' n cord price.
I Out on the wornled hills, the ever
greens are utilizing these hot days to
add enough to 'their re:ght and j'rit
to quatify as Christmas trees.
; Everywhere in the I njcd Ktatf the
: Chris'inas spirit, though !iH hidctca
Iwnearh half a calendar, it lusty and