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VALLEY NEWS &ESYICI
FORTY- SECOKD YEAR NO. 194.-EIGHT PAGES.
SALEM, OREGON, MONDAY, AUGUST 18, 1919.
PRICE TWO CENTS
STANDS JIT I C&ST
11HI . !ti i
FTY PER GEOT RAISE
InstallaSn of Labo r Saving
Devices sting $200,000,
000 Are Also Requested
Cleveland, Ohio, Aug. 11 (United
Press.) Increase ia wages averaging 00
per rent and the installation of auto
matie (token, cod passers, grate shaic-
era and door openers are provided in a
. now wage scale aad standard rule re
. port in the hands of the three huudred
' . representatives of the Brotherhood of
.Locomotive Firemen and F.nglucnien
. men here today. The demands will be
.presented to Waller I). hlincs, director
general of railroads as soon cs Hie draft
, of the proposed measures is rewritten,
according to President Timothy Shea.
The firemen and hostlers demand in
creases average from 33 to 63 per eent
and the average is 50 per cent, said
Shea. It will cost the railroads of the
United Htutea and Canada 200,000,000
to install the automatic devices demand
ed, delegates estimated, while the annual
iucrcas in operating expenses entailed
by the wage demands was placed at
Tha latlu.. Cl. ....... .' ,i .
.... ..,u- i, mhucu vn me as-.
cumptloii thivt the 117,000 firemen and
pngiuemen m the brotherhood work an
average of 300 days per year for an
average of eight hours per day.
The committee which formulated the
demands, will ask for the employment
f two firemen on euuh eugine weighing
KM) tons or more until such time us the
automatic npplla ees proposed arc in
atulled. It was contended the work wn too
heavy for one man to bundle.- Of the
estimated 40,000 locomotive of that
weight, not more than five thousand are
equipped with the proper mechauical ap
pliances, the delegates said.
Shea said the proposed wuge increr.se
. would hardly meet the pre-war condi
tions. The summary of wage demands
. as announced by Khea is as follows:
Kate of par for firemen Bud lielers
i i the passenger service to be K.."0 per
day of 100 miles or lens, except when
Mallet engines are used, when the rrte
8h:ill be $7.20, or the freight rale for
On engines weighing less than 100
tons firemen shall be paid $6.,'0 pet
duv of 100 miles or less.
On engines weighing more than 100
tons the pny shall he 16.80 per day of
100 miles or less.
Firemen and helpers employed in the
yards shall receive tS.oO per day of
eight hours, except when Mallet engines
American People Refuse to
Stand for "Treasonable Pro
By Raymond Clapper
( I nitcd Press Stuff Correspondent.) ,av it j a private business. It is a pub-
Washington, An-;. 18. With a state-' utility,"
meiit by Henntor Kenyon thnt the Amer-j K- ijon explained thut his bill is slm
i.uu people refused to stand for "trea-j;jar ta the Kemlritk ineusure, except
suitable profits," the senate agriculture tintt it attempts to regulate unrelated
committee today begun henri igs on jinin.'s which the packers are absorb
packer regulation legislation . l ;, and formulates a policy fur public
The committee bus before it both the markets.
Kenyon and Kendriek bills, the former Chairman Orouna suggested Ismita
bcing the more drastic. tin of profits as an alternative to the
The hearings opened with a stntementi Kenyon plan of strict regulation of
by Kenyon in which he explained the! p k'ers bv license. Haste must be made
purposes of his measure.
"The people will stand for reasonable
profits," Kcnyos declared.
"And the profits that are being ninde
by the parking monopoly committee-revolutions that have been justifiable,"
come. Bear living treasonable profits,"; be declared.
he said. j "Those who tire in possession of great
The bill, he fxplr-iued is not a gor- j wraith and who control or manage great
eminent ownership bill. jand powerful corporations should eare-
"We are not trying to injure the ful:y view the present situation and
packers, or ruin business," Kenyon etvMp us s.Jve the knotty problems before
plained. "It is true that the but doe us.
M?" tremendous power in the hands of j "They should hasten to do so "before
n man. lit is too late, because alrendv it has
. icse are radical bills. - It is uselesa
to pretend they are sot. They have
teeth in them. They propose a new
method of corporate control,
"But in the view of the facts di -
closed in the federal trade commissioa'a
investigatio i and in the condition of ua -
jest ia the country, we felt congress
(,.uld not sit idly by doing nothing.
"A noiuopo'v of nf-eesitiew f life
iu I' lensitite ana muiuTiu.
til's r.re to destroy that monopoly. When
are used, when the rate shall be $8.80.
Firemen and helpers employed in lo
cal or way freight service, mixed trains,
mine runs and roustabout service shall
be paid a minimum of fifty rents per
hundred miles in addition to the through
freight rate. This is asked because such
trains are naturally slow.
Shea uid Hines would ask the date
of a public hearing of the demands set
between September 1 and 15.
PoSce Unable To Locate -Portland
Portland, Or., Aug. 18. The police
are still without a clue as to the where
abouts of Clarence Johnson, ex Bun
Qocntin convict, who disappeared froei
Portland last Friday following the mur
der of Mrs. Kurnico FreeniKfl.
The woman, ap rominent leader in V.
I C, T. U. and prisoners aid society work
I. r.. i tn liiij i... i.i
from a gas pipe. Johnson, who owed his
parole from Kan Qucnthi to Mrs. Free
man, Is suspected of the crime. Rob
bery is believed to hnve beeu the mp
ti'M. Until two months ngo Johnson
lived at the home of Mis. Freeman.
ITe served time in the California pri
son for attempting to kill t woman with
whom he had lived as his wife,
Youth Tooling" FeBow
Bathers Drowned Sunday
Albany, Or., Aug. 18. TM ikmg Will
iam Wa'ruff, 18, was "fooling" coin
pr.nions paid no attention to him when
he was !en to sink while swimming in
the Willamette river here Sunday night,
lie was a good swimmer and had pre
viously crossed the river several times.
After a few minutes had passed and
Walrnff hadn 't Joined his companions.
they became alarmed and mr.de a search
But it was then too late; he had drowu
SANTIAM FIEE ALARMS
Albany, Or.. Aug. 18. A big fire
t!ie Santiam forest on Dry creek, five.
miles eat of Detroit hus assumed nlarm
ing proportions. Loggers of the Ham
mond Lumber compnny and government
men are fighting the flames.
U mono;,olr rcarhes that stue we nn't
before "another Boston tea party,"
takes plai-e. Or oil, a warned.
"We dcpie violence and anarchy,
rio's and brute force, but we know of
been suggested by eonservutive men
'thnt another Boston tea, partr is needed
irh the tru.ts playing the part of King
; "We know that under the constita
tion we have the right to tax, and unless
, thi v great questions are remedied and
' ..vill in some other way it may be
jnr.vnary to limit the profits that a per
mtu or corporatio i stall be permitted to
(Continued on page ill)
LOS ANGELES CAR MEN'S
. STRIKE UNBROKEN; CITY
Lo Angeles. Cal., Aug. IS. That the
street ear men's strike will undergo
its big teat today is admitted by both
union and company officials 'of the
Pacific. Klectrie and the Los Angeles
Railway company. -
Although there has beea partial ser
vice during the day, city and iuterur-
baa trsmiortst:ou was suspended nat-
urday sa l Jiuadsy sights. On both
nights hundreds of theatergoer caught
unawares were forced to walk to
Officials of the Los Angeles railway
today declared that Sunday service
was normal, while union officials said
that service was only one third nor
mal. Strikers said the crews quit the
company and joined their ranks thru
out the day.
The first wove toward municipal
ownership of the Los Angeles .street
car line was outdo yesterday when an
open meeting of uuioaists appointed
committee to determine the advisabil
ity of circulating a petition asking the
city council t take over the line.
Autobuses relieved the irregular ser
vice to the various beaches yesterday.
More thaa SO applications were fil
ed yesterday Xor permits to, operate
FOR lf THEFTS
Two Gangs Rounded Up Over
Week-End For Robberies
And Auto Thefts.
Boys between the ages of 15 and -U
seems to be causi:.g the greatest trouble
lor the police department of Knlem, ns
well as elsewhere, according to tha num
ber of reports received at police head
quarters of the misdeeds of boys be
tween these ages. ' '
Lent week a store at 'WOodbura was
entered and robbed of 10 new tuto tires',
soverul auto chains and a 1Q1I model
Word wan received by Sheriff Need
ham tliut the four buys who hud taken
part in the robbery hud been captured
near uladstone Park. The names of the
tour boys sro Harry Wilson, Harold
Forshner, Orville Merchant and Jap For
nr. They all live close to Portland.
Deputy Sheriff Bowers and Constable
Ie Long went to Portland for the boys
this morning. The prisoners will be tk
en to Woodburn for a preliminary hear
Haturday evening about 10 o'cluck a
car belonging to V- T. Suiilh was stolen
from in front of the Klks' lodge. The
theft was r,t once reported to the police
and Portland and other cities notified.
About S:-io o'clock Sunday morning
the three b"js who 'iad stolen the car
were arrested iu Vuucouver for driving
without a headlight. They were taken
to the police station where it wss lenrn
ed through a confession that they liafl
not oniy sioicn me car, nut nun stoppeu
at Lincoln on their wnv north and rob-
bed a store of cigars, cigarettes, randy
and ttl in nickels and dimes.
The names of lhcso three boys are
Ernest Lind of huleiu, nge 17, Floyd
Cochran, aed 18 of Polk county, a id
F. Halter of Salem, cge 10, Officers were
sent to Portland to bring them back to
" The officers of the law are now begin
ning to think that moral U'ctmea and
exacting promises to be good are not
(quite effective enough to prevent the
general stealing -ot autos and petty roll
I beries that have beea so common this
4 Abb MAflTTN
" Uio Hurlesoa s th limit,' saol Mrs.
Lafe Bud t day. when her husbkBd
handed her a letter that he d been csr-
rvi , a !!.ntn. What s ljeee o tU
'feller that use f git shaved jell t'j
rend th' Police Gazette! ,
Army Feds Will Be Sell
LITTLE INTEREST SHOWN
Only Two Orders Reccirti At
. Local Office And Few ha
Washington, Aug. S. Sule of mil
lions of dollars wortlunf army food be
gun at more than o,000 postoffices
throughout the county today.
The big marketing fob which will be
conducted through thl parcel post will
end August SO, by wjieh time officials
hope practically all tli- food will be dis
posed of. If the an la proves as success
ful as officials here believed it wil!,
other army surplus, iueluding blankets
and clothing, will be disposed of in the
Department of Justine officials who
eKpeut to aeixe 10,000,000 worth of
boarded food this week are also watch
ing the sale with interest. Attorney
tienerul Palmer is considering dispos
ing of the seized food through the post
office once it is condemned through
court action. j
Preparations for the sale of the army
food are complete, postmasters have
price lists whirli they will make public
in every possible way, along with com
plete directions as to bow tke food ts to
The sale of the surplus food along
with the seir.ures pluuned bv the depart
merit of justice are expected to be the
two heaviest blows yet aimed at the
high cost of living by the executive
arm of the government.
Til congress, legislation to bring down
the high prices and cud profiteering is
expected to be the chief topic of legisla
tive discussion and committee action
during the week.
A aiib-comwittce of the senate inter
state commerce committee, which is
working along the lines suggested by
President Wilson, is- expected to turn
out some recommendations.
Farmers arc fighting these recoin
Hearings on bills to regulate the pack
ers are also before the senate agricul
Many absent house members were re
turning to Wushington today as ordered
by leaders, to take tip price legislation.
Ad ion in the lower branch of congress
j iia!1 uecn ju.i, up through lack of quo
The sale of surplus food by the post
office department is of no special in
terest to the people of tsalem, judging
from the business done this morning at
In fact. bii( two orders have beeu sent
in mill about a dozen or more people
have been curious enough to make some
There are no special blankets and
those wishing to get in on the allolment
are required to give their orders In writ
ing. This and the uncertainty r.s to
rone rates, has rather worked against
any special enthusiasm here.
All mail shipments to Oregon are to
be niHib! from Han Francisco and this
would pliice the orders in the class re-
I quiring fourth .one rates.
i7 cents a pound for the fii
This rrte is
pouiul for the rust pound and
four cents for each additional pound.
BOYS AND CIS TO .
BE FAVORED AT FAIR
Sixteen Departments For Ex
hibits Of Yungsters Will
O'cgon boys and girls will Isve thi
privilege of a large place at thi. jiute
!fi.!r this fall if thev see fi: to t ike ui-
vantage ft it Li cder to tb
young pc:p'. c.f botii town aid country
a wide scope for their ceni js ar.J tidos
j try th m,iuti; -'.icut has airuiged for 1C
!oirti'.o i tf contest na'l ex ; bit as
ifollowr-. Com urowitiQ. noti.t I'owinw
vegetable gardening, jwiuiiry rai-tng.
,,ork produetioa, sheep rank, eslf wit-
jn(;. ,ia:r j,Pr, record keeping, Lome
psmittiir tmmi muiiili? ci.nlet lewiniT
(Continued on paje two)
SKELETON IS DUG
'UP ON KANSAS "MURDER
' FART-KING GUARDED
Maple Hill, Kan., Aug. 18. Rufus
King, accused keeper of a "murder
farm," was to face another charge at
murder today, following the uncovering
yesterdsjr of third skeleton near his
old livery barn here. The skeleton was
identified at that of John. Woody, of
Paxico, who disappeared about ten years
go while ia the employ of Kihg. King
is now held in the county jail at Tope
ka as a precaution against posaiblo mob
Almost the eatire countryside witness;
ed the unearthing of the third skeleton,
which waa found about thirty feet from
that of an old Jew peddler uncovered
last Thursday. According to authori
ties ia charge of the digging, evidence
indicate! Woody waa prooably strangled
to death while asleep. The skeleton waa
identified immediately by Pawson
Woody, the boy 'a father, by means of
two gold teeth aad black hair.
King who has steadily muntaiaed a
calm demeanor, stoutly .denied the
Woody murder, as he did the other two.
Authorities are seeking the wife of King
and another woman, who lived in a town
in the Pueblo, Cijlo., foothill where
King was arrtatea.
ABDUCTION OF THREE
Father BeHeyes Daughters
Forced Into Underworld
By Fake Brother,
Oakland, Oat.. Aug. 18. That three
sisters from Texas have been lured to
Oakland and forced into life of the
underworld by white alavera waa the
expressed fear today of tleorge C.
Sanders, Houston importer, their fath
er. Adding a new element of mystery to
the case, dancer! charged . .that his
daughters had been Inveigled into com
Uig herg by a uian who in 1108 mur
dered Sanders' brother and who ia the
last few months has posed as that
Sanders had heard his brother, who
left home in 1000 to inspect Colorado
mining property, had been killed by
hit companion with whom he left
Houston. Last (February Handera re
ceived a lotter purporting to come from
his brother, explaining the brother,
Itousld, had spent the intervening
yesrs in Alaska.
Other letters followed, and Ronald
then wrote urging (teorge Wanders'
daughters to visit him and hi bride.
Marjory tianders, just out of college,
made the trip. She wrote two letters
back letters which Oeorge Sanders'
sow remembeius unnatural.
At the earnest solicitation of "lion
aid and his bride," Hauders' other two
daughters came to Oakland on June
14. (reorge Sanders received a post
card staling that his two daughters
ha 'li arrived here, but has received
After Sanders hart written several
letters he came from Houston to in
vestignte. Ife found no trace nf his a!
leged brother or of his daughters.
NFAV VOMEflSPLOD TO
WORK AFOOT IH RAIHThrcc Gcncrations of Alumni :
Strike Of Subway And Eleva
tor Workers Ties Up All
"ew York, Aug. IS.-tXew Vnrk '
millions struggled to work today in a
Iii..liuJ riiiu, wilh liaiisiiorlatioii
lilies psralyred by the shutdown of the
subway and elevated, following a
strike by the Brotherhood of Interbor
ough Rapid Transit employes, an or
ganization fostered by the company.
Not a wheel was turning this morn
ing on any of the lines affected. The
shutdown became effective shorfly af
ter 4 o'clock Snndiiy morning when
brotherhood leaders ignored an elev
enth honr Injunction, hut Hie full ef
fect of the strike was not felt until
early (odav when the city" attempted
to start the week's work.
Daylight saw thousands msssed
about the Manhattan Island terminals
of suburban roads which had been un
loading them since the early morning
hours. Streets were packed with ve
hicles of every type, loaded to the
wheels. Scores of thousand plodded on
foot through the rain bound for thtl
lower city businews districts,
Mayor Dylan, who has charged col
lusion between the striking brother
hodo and the interboro tumpany to
force a fare increase, issued a state
ment vesteidav to the strikers in
which he said:
Right now the interUro wants
use you as a temporary expeilieni so
'.her can get eight cent fares."
Public Service Commissioner N'ixon
will open l formal investigntion of the
(Continued on paje twe)
State Department Instructs
Embassy to Demand Immcd
iate Action by Mexico
Washington, Aug. 18.The department of state has
telegraphed instructions to ; the American embassy at '
Mexico City immediately to call on the, Mexican govern
ment for action to bring the release of two army aviators
held for ransom, the state department announced today.
The aviators are Lieutenant Paul H.
Pavii and Harold H. Peterson, who went
captured by bandits Bear Candelariu,
while patrolling tho bouler. . They are
threatened with death if 13,000 ran
soul is not paid today.
The -instructions pointed out the seri
ousness with which the . United rHatcs
government views the situation sad
- RAN80M ON WAT
Marfn, Texns., Aug. 1. F,
M. Fen nell, vice-president of the
Marfa Notional bank, left hero
this morning with f 15,000 to be
delivered to Dawkius Kilpatrick,
storekeeper at Candelnria, Tex
as, as ransom for- Lieutenant
Harold O, Peterson and Paul IL
Iavist American aviators held
by Mexican bandits. Mr.- Fen
hell waa accompanied by a guard
of suldiars from Camp Malta un
der command of Major C. C.
Smith of tho Kighth cavi.liy.
calls for immediate adequate action,
suid tho stale department announce
ment. The department also directed the
consul at Juurcx to tnke all possible
steps with the Mexican authorities there
"to procure the release and protection
of the officers,"
Tho attention of the department was
called to the Davis ease last night by
ifepresentalive Barbour, Culifoiuia, ii
Dr. Warren D. Davis, of Htralhiuore,
Cut., father of Lieutenant Davis, was
notified of the steps taken, ns was Hie
governor of MKucsuta
.,..,., f ( ir,, !nat,'e nriiccrt. '.-segoFiRTton win 9e nrtt
week through' the war department that
. . . . ' , , ,.
two American army avmtors had alight
ed in a canyon In Mexico. He said ad
vice was sought by the war department
regarding the sending of assistance.
Carran.a 'a responsibility for the kid
nappinffot ine two anny aviators was
discussed today by Hecretary of War
Aid InWulamctte University
Observance of Anniversary
The second in a series nf three public I King the great colleges and universities
events cotntnc n.oratiu- tf the founding ' the east, and etpn-ascd tha eaktiat
of Wil'nmctto Unlvrraitv oreui.ed k!,h"t' "l!!! ."! rqitip
. .. , ,, 1 "lent, illamette I mversity wouhl raak
the First Methodist cliWIi ta -t even- ,i.u .k.., u .i... r ;i. r,.
ing, with a crowded audience which in -
" geiicnmuiis oi uiiicrsny,
The pastor, Kcv. K. S.
siding over the meeting. Introduced
President Carl O, Dunev the latest ami
luckiest member in the line of thirteen'''
ill,., I . f (ha ,,.,,,,,,,.... vkn am.l.
1 ci i i i . i i : , '
briefly in introduction of the principal!
sneaker of the evening, Hon. t . H.
Moores of Portland. 1H. Doney, refer
ring to the infantile efforts of the Ore
gon pioneers in establishing an rdura-
i una. "iniuiui, empn.sizca i.ie point
,., .v.u, ..r ui r ..i.-w.imu..;
count. for much except as it .v,.BtuHtea
in human lives. In this resect the lit-j
is coherence oi argo .au., on
im- i,KuMiiue buu iiic yumim' tunu inn
made up for the primitive school in the
wilderness constituted one of the greet
est events in our national history, foi
it linked them p with the destiny of d ,hr,v , ,he strogRling i-ti-I"
"'l""1- T.he little handful on thel M famil,fl1t, eryoas, and thr
..,... mr.vi. le r,e, .mil w.c.
future and saw vagucl ya vision of what
lo:h" materiali-cd tmlay-the transmuta,
tion Of their ideals into the lives
In closing his remarks, Dr. Doner In
trodtiecd Dr. B. L, Kteeves, rrnrea, lit
ing the board of trimtees. Dr. Ht.eies
spoke briefly of his observations in vii-
Baker when he appeared before the ae-
ate military committee on th universal
military training bill.
. "Is the occurrence just' another evi
dence of Cummin's inability ta protect
the countrvt1' Senator Hutherlasd ask
ed. "That part of the country for thre
yenrs has been subject to irregular ban
dit raids," Btikr replied.
"lbtndits have been there far soma
weeks in small bands. Nobody appar
ently controls the territory. It ia very
wild and is hurd to patrol."
Immediately following publication at
that note and Mexico's answer, offi
cials here let it be known that it h
comrs necessary to act on tha warning,
withdrawal of support of the Car rani
overnnicut will probably be the first
Officials early today were silent o
whether the two new dcvclmimsnta im
the Mcxicun situation are considered
jof sufficient gravity to act th
, warning riven Carrsma. ' ' r
I The holding of the twd'iviiifsri y
th.mil!l is taken here gi further proof
of Carranza's luck of control ever
uinny sections of his eountry,
ARRANOF.MENTS FOU FA WHOM '
OF AVIATORS COMPLETED
Marfa, Texas, Aug. 1. J Arrange
ments were practically completed to
day to send couriers to Candelnria, Te
ss' with 11.1,000 rnnsom money fr
Lieutenants Paul fl. Davis, ti ycaia old
of Strathmurc, Cal., aud llaruld (t. Pet
erson, ;.", of Hutchinon, Mian., report
ed held by the Mexican bandit Chico
( ano in the canyons of the M'nica i
Hig licn l district.
Acording to unofficial inform:i'ioit
payment of the demand for rarnoiu hy
the bundits has been agreed npin by
army officials as the only way to savj
!;.', 'ni. Ki,kf,,ri'k gt
( tindelaria, well acqniunti'd wit Mexi-
,.,.., ,.. ,-, , v-i-i,,. .v -
,.,.,, tn in ..,, ,.h tk. h.
in iu (,flor, to ,B,M to p,rt.
iVlll. their time limit set for tomht.
jTh flyers have been misaing since
(Continued on page three)
1 rpru,hini, lnfll(BP,.
... M. nn nf lh(l -r.du.
. . atcs of the univcrsitv r.nd ons of Ore
Avison, pre-i , ..: v.. w..
. I H'f! ill , iu, ll l 'Ml ciliA.ua, trmu
linked up by usiH iutiim with tho foun
ders and their earlv history, and he pre-
,eiltei i,ue u uir m""i hiimwiw m
nteil one of the most miuuta as well
, as fascinating nnrrntives of the events
of 7" years ago. He pointed to the fact
that the birth of Willi.mctU really oc
curred when in lH:',i the "siissioaary
family," in course of their voyage of
22.000 nii'vs. took an a collection or
I for f)f cdo,ati.B
Q Th(. mvent took nVfi-
f m w,v,,rll, VPnr, ,.Uf wh..
f ,.,,., mini.ter and lay-
;-..,., j ,,ltmaw a.lopted the eon-
stitution of the "Oregon la-titul'
whirh afterwnrd beeume Willametta
i ti j.C Krt nlnnrct who d-
miflt., , - fcl.r(l, ,4 the pa-
! thetic. As the speaker srjid "their corn-
h.)ip(J 'forfn Wr( hut , iS-lf,y ,11
otjarmy, (( t.lft lp ta;k cf BriBK;3
I,h grrat norihwestern empire onilce
" o (.hri,ita eivi!,w.tiea. It
(Continued Cti f"? three)