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RETURNED NUMBER SIX
Withdrawal Not Influenced By
Protests Of Mexican
El Paso, Texas, Aug. 25. The ban
dit chase in Mexico, by. American cav
alrymen .and . aviators is ended. The
Udited States forces are back at heir l-otUer citiCs, including San Jose, ludi
tisa nips on this side of the border to-jcato increasing dissatisfaction with the
day.. Withdrawal was effected Sunday arrangement under which the opcratorf
night when further search for jbaudits nre now. working. : '
The American troops during their
six day stay on Mexican soil killed
pects and penetrated fifty miles luto
eastern Chihuahua. The American eas-
unities were only a few pack mules
lost over cliffs. Aviator, George Rice
and Louis Boquot, missing ou n night
-from Marfa, were located at Terlinqua,
Texas, where -they were forced by a
storm to land.
- Colonel Q oorge Lnnghorne, comman
der of tho Marfa border sectors, bo
lieves the expedition was a success. Do
signed to punish the kidnapers of Lieu
tenants Peterson and Davis, tho four
. troops of the Eighth United States
cavalry "cleaned up" the wild Mexi
can country below the Big Bend and
scattered, me ransom gang, Kiuing rive
Ista troop, enured uinegother"
of M band taking tlieiii i to-
ina City where their execution
OlHh.iiA inn 1 (;ir wtippa tlmii. uvonfm
is probable. Jesus Rcnferio, bandit lead'iect(,a' another referendum' -Vote would
er, is 'believed to have made good his ' ,,e necessary to decide whether the opcr
escane. : 1 ators wished to strike acain. ;
The cooperation of the Cnrrannista I
forces encountered by the Americans
was particularly pleasing
ijangnorne. Unly once
'danger of a clash between the
forces, it is now learned. Twenty Am
erican cavalrymen under Oaptaiu Bou
dinot were surrounded by 100 Carran
Vistas who threatened at first to de
tain them for further orders from Gen
eral Pruneda "at Ojinaga, Mexico. The
Mexicans shortly afterward permitted
the American troops to proceed.
Conditions Were again, normal along
the border today. The excitement here
over the crossing into Mexico Satur
day iby two troops of the Seventh cav
alry, near Fabens, has subsided. Their
withdrawal was carried out Saturday
evening after failure to pick up the
trail of the Mexican eattle raiders.
WITHDRAWAL NOT PROMPTED
' ' BY MEXICAN OBJECTIONS
Washington, Auj. S3. The decision
to withdraw from Mexico cavalry
troops which crossod the cborder in' pur
suit of bandits who kidnaped two ar
my flyers was wholly a Voluntary one
and Was not influenced by diplomatic
negotiations now in progress, it was
made plain here today.
(Continued on page two)
BE REASONABLE, NITTI
TELLS ITALIAN WORKERS
Premier Says People Must Go
Back To Land To Prevent
Ruin Of Country.
; ! Rome, Aug. 24. (United Press..
Warning the people to "go back to the
land or Italy is ruined," Premier Kittl
has issued a circular to the prefect of
, the country urging the workers to speed
up production, ilcrroase consumption and
elimination of extra vagahce. '
i t The premier nsked thc prefects to cr.ll
:the attention of the masses to the grave!
1 danger threnteaing Italy, which - was.
lacking in food, raw materials and ton
; nage and producing enough for only fif
: teen or eighteen million instead of forty
million people. ,-
;' . "The working men,"vhe said, "must
nenonnce r.bsurd wages unless thev want
to kill industry. He who talks strike is
a traitor. '
"The uresent situation in Euiope is
. tfcn wTst in eent'iries. esrwciallv in Ita
ly, which is living on credit. In 1913 we,
, purchased abroad products valued at 1,-j
300,000 lire. In 1915 this totnl had In-'
creancd 12,000,000 lire and in the first
five or six months of 1919 our foreign I
purchases have amounted to 7,000.000,-
NO. 200.-TEN PAGES.
Renewal of Telephone Strike
May Result From Canvass of
Referendum Vote of Workers
., ,-T J . '....
ISSUES Or PHONE STRIKE
Oirl operators returned to
work under 1 an agreement by
t,hoir international officers, al--lowing
them a sliding scale run
ning from $2 a day for begin
ners to $19 a week. ,
- They had demanded a scale of
from til to i4 a day.
' Electrical workers accepted $0
a day. "
They had demanded$6.45.
San Francisco, Aug. 23. (United
Tress.) Under the supervision of D. E.
Swain,, president of the district council
of .electrical, workers, the count was
started- today of the referendum vote
on the settlement that brought the re
cent Pacific coast telcphoue strike to a
The vote in at least four" cities San
Francisco, Sacramento, ; Los Anfro c,
and Portland is known to be against
tt.iwpntincr tlia antflnmAnf:. rp.nnrtu frnm
The result of the vote probably will
not be announced before Tuesday as the
returns mar have been delayed,
. ,. ., ... .
tSwm sa'd 10 dl not knw ?'Ucthor thc
! entire vote liad bfen "eewed.
Although another coast-wido, phone
strike may- result if this vote U nnfav-
I orable to the settlemout, the impression
, teat a striae is now impending is erron
Loug negotintiona both with the union
and with the Pacific Telephone. ,L Tele
graph company will result if this vote
turns down the settlement, Swain said.
"The first move would be to cull in
a committee representing the rtvholc dis
trict, to draw up another proposal," he
said. "This' would comprise a new wage
I wtjon condUion propose wouldl waived preliminary hearing Hiis.raorn-
tllon-rr Subirrtttcd to m.iWMftMy. Tit Utig tfhll'wero jbx.n bver -to the-flritlid
nsW;be aeeepted. If it should be re- jury. ; . if 1 : , -
"Postmaster General Burelsou would
not figure in these new negotiations,"
said Swain. "I personally have seen
his notice submitted to the railroad corn-
mission to the effect that he is not now
responsible for the telephone systems on
.Sinee the present settlement was ac
cepted by "the union 's International of
fieers, there have been many expressions
of dissatisfaction up and down the
coast. Operators have charged the in
ternational officers were not coirectly
informed of conditions. They have
charged also that the telephone hasdis
crimiiated in many cities against those
who struck. ' "
Rome, Aug. 4. After loud under
ground rumblings, Mount Vesuvius be
gan erupting today., two streams of lava
flowing toward the valley. So far the
eruption has not been so heavy ns to
threaten the villages at the base of the
CATHOLICS OPPOSE TREATY
- Borne, Aug. 23. (United . Press.)
'Tha 'Catholic group-in parliament passed
a resolution todav against the ratifies
tioa of the peaee treaty.
' "Italy needsa credit of 15,000,000,000
lire. Kngland and the United States are
in position to furnish the products wo
need, and the necessary credit, but to
obtain these things wc must work, pro
duce and strengthen our budget."
Elements Even Opposed To
Caldwell, Cleveland Star
- Clexeland, Ohio, Aug'25.
Ray Caldwell pitching for Cleve
' lr.nd against the Athletics here
yesterday, was knocked down
and the entire field shocked by
a fash of lightning which seem
ed to shoot directly into the"
Caldwell was daned for sev
eral' moments, but pitched thc re
maining and last inning of ihe
game. The flash rauie during a
raiu and was followed by a
deafening rash of thunder. O.ic
of the player touched Caldwell ,
on the head and leaped liign
into the air. He snid the pit" h-
' ' "' -
2W DEFENDANTS ARE
ARRESTED IN BISBEE
Douglas, Ariz. Aug. 25. Two hund'
red defendants in the Bisbee deporta
tion cases were arretted today on
blanket warrant. ''.."
(Nearly all reside in Bisbee. A spevial
court train was run from. Bisbee to
jit' Douglas nt noon today -with the de-
5 renaants aooara.
Hearing was resumed today ou tliu'
ty eases. Fifty one eases have ibeon
previously disposed of iby binding over
ou motion or tne aerendauts.
The Bisbce deportations, for which
th defendants are being tried, occur
red in 1917, when severnl hundred al
leged I. W. W. members were herded
into ball parks and corrals and. ship
ped from this district. '
Action taken by representatives of
tha I. "VY W. organization and .the men
deported caused the arrest , of over a
thousand citizens. All Bisbee shut down
business one day to answer .the court
summons. . - .
BOYS CONFESS THEY
ROBBED JEWELRY CO.
Cavanaugh Brothers Bound
Over To Grand Jury; Re
cite AO Details.
Keuncth C'avsnaugh, S3, and his broth
erf Charles Cavanaugh,, 21, are in the
county jail awaiting the action of the
grand jury, both having confessed to tho
robbery iqf- tliB' Hartman Bros.' Jewelry
store last Wednesday evening. . They
Bottf of thre Oavauaugk boys wore for
mer residents Of Sulom. It wns while
working fojr the Postal Union Telegraph
company several years ago that Ken'
nnth Cavanaugh became familiar with
the numerous passages in the rear of th
(Continued ou page two)
PAcmc atnNOw :
IN MONTEREY HARBOR
Greater Part Of Armada En
ters New Berth For Week's
Monterey, Cal., Aug. 2. The 'Pa
cific fleet shifted its headquarters to
Monterey .bay today when the dread-
naught tNcw Mexico, Admiral Bodmans
flagiship, the "battleships Mississippi,
Texas and Wyoming, cruiser Birming
ham and nineteen destroyers entered
the harbor for a week's vUit. During
tho week, they will be joined iby all
of . the other , vessels of the armnra,
preparatory to the review at San .Fran
cisco by Secretary iDaniels. t
The .New Mexico, Mississippi, Texas,
Birmingham and thirteen destroyers
will anchor off Monterey! the remain
der will anchor off Santa Cruz., Both
Cities will hold week long celebrations,
jammed with entertainment for the
fleet personnel. Baseball games, acqua
tic sports, a wild west rodeo, sightsee
ing trips, boxing and dancing are
among the sports listed for the men. J
Following reception of the fleet by
Mayor Dougherty and luncheon at the
Hotel Del Monte in honor of Admiral
Rodman and staff, Lieutenant Gener
al Hunter Liggett and staff and Gov
ernor Stephens, Commodore Sloat 's ac
tion of raising the Stars and Stripes
over tho old custom house here in 1840
was rehearsed, with Admiral Hodman
raising the flag.
A banquet in honor of Admiral Rod
man, General Liggett, Governor St
phons and' other notables will be given
tonight at the Del Monte. Tomorrow
Admiral Rodman and New Mexico go
to Santa Cruz.
SHORTAGE OP MEN HANDICAP
TO FLEET SAYS COMMANDER
San Franeiseo, Aug. 2i. Operalions
of the Pacific fleet may be handicap
ped bv a shortage of men, it was learn
Recrtiiiii" is not measuring up to
the standard get for thc coast, accord
ing to Lieutenant "Commander Itowiicn,
in charge of naval recruiting here. He
said be is receiving about 14. men a
High naval officers here said the
fleet has enough men for -peace time
operations, but is not recruited to the
Wnea navy officials arranged to
(Continued on page two)
: SALEM, OREGON, MONDAY, AUGUST
PEACE PACT IS
Intimation Made President
May Refuie To Accept ;
Any Jtmesdaerf s. ;
TREATY MAY BE REFUSE)
Situation Holds Prospect Of
United Mates Being Left
la War State.
By X. C. Martin.
(United Press Staff Correspondent.
Washington, Aug. 25. Intimation
that President Wilson may refuse to ac
cept as ('ratification" of the peace
treaty any senate -action which provides
either for amendment or reservation was
conveyed to. senators today., ". . ','.
The president aught refuse to deposit
notice' of, ratification at Paris on do.
half of the United States if tcxtuaj
amendments or reservations as .part of
the resolution of ratification are made,
it was hinted. . ? ; '" ''., "
The general opinion anions those who.
discussed the possibility taday was that
such actiou by tho president ; wouio
throw the treaty . back into the senate.
The senate could then ratify unquali
fiedly or refuse to take any further ac
tion, causing a. deadlock, " ; y'
Republican senators said if such a
thing occurred,' they would immediately
propose a resolution declaring thu war
mth Gorinauy atrfjl-enatand directing
the president toro-estsblish the consular
service throughout Germany. Lator
commercial treaties could be made, they
said.. . :.. , , . ; , ., ,
Democratic . senators, however, de
clared this courso would never be sanc
tioned1 either by many senators or by
the country and expressed the belief
that, in event of such a contingency, the
reservatiouist groups would be forced to
back down and allow the treaty to go
tnrougn. utncrwisc, tne aemocrnts ae
clured, the United Htates would bar leu
out,, while other nations enjoyed the
commercial benefits the treaty would
give them. , "
Senators recognize that President Wil
son has full power to take this course
and procodent to support him, Presi
dent Taft refused to accept senate ac
tion on nn arbitration treaty with Great
Britain which tho British government
had accepted as a result the treaty fail
ed and has never been revived.
Senatorial discussion, of the treaty
probably will not reopen this week un
til the ponding oil leasinc bill Is dis
Pershing Thanks Italians
For Curtesies On Visit
Rome. Auir. 23. General rcrshmg nns
teleg'rapked Premier Nitti, assuring him
of "deep appreciation for thc courtesy
and cordiality with which the Italian
government welcomed jnyself . aud my
"In Rome and throughout my trip,'
Pershinz said. "I was deeply moved by
the welcome I received and will bring
back to American an indelible impres
sion of the kindness and friendship of
the Italian people."
We wonder if cny buddy ever ap-,.liiud-lday
ed a cabaret singer when he wuiiobert
Bout th' only thing some girls are wr;.-p
ped up in these daj.- is Yinielvcs.
General Strike in Prospect
for Lois Angeles If Workers
Demands Not Granted Soon
Los Angeles, Cal., Aug. 23.r( United
Press.) Conservative union leaders of
Los Angeles today say a general strike
in imminent here if tho present street
ear and railroad strike is not settled
;Five : hundred machinists and five
hundred boilormakers walked out at the
Southern Pacific yards this morning.
' The walkout of these men brings the
total number 'concerned in th Pacific
Eleetrie, Los Angeles railway and rail
road strikes up to 78000 in this eity.
Several onions connected with trans
portation are understood to have taken
secret voto for a strike in sympathy
with the striking streetcar men of the
Los Angeles railway and Pacific Elec
With Los Angeles almost completely
isolated, much concern is felt over
Mayor Snyder's request for increased
conservation of food. " ,
Packers of this city contend thfc pres
ent supply of meat will not last three
days. : , ' . '
Gasoline is being continually rushed
from refineries to this city by motor
truek in an effort to supply the demand
caused by increased uso of automobiles.
Some gasoline supply stations received
no' gas yesterday.
Freight cars continue to jam local
All trains betwrn Los Angeles and
Snn Diego were : cancelled yesterday.
Five thousand persons were marooned
in Venice last night when the Jast Pa
cific Electric train pulled out crowded
to the roof.
Only one train left Los Angeles yes
terday and that was with the under
standing by passengers that their desti
nation was not guaranteed. , , :
MH1UUIII IfUriHll 10
KILLED IN ACCIDENT
V.vr ' g ''' ' V u i'." " -it V r
Mrs. Veraa Marks Victim Of
Auto Wreck On Independ
Mrs. Verna Mlnrks of Monmouth was
instantly killed Sunday morning about
2 6 'clock w-hon tho automobile in which
she and three others were riding over
turned on the Salcm-Indepcndonce raod
about two miles from Sftlem. Miss Win-'
nifred Strom of Independence was sor
iously injured about ihe legs end is
now a the Sanatorium. ,Al Vernon, of
Rickrcall driver of the car and Cloyd
Heslcy of Greenwood, Polk county, re
ceived but slight bruises.
According to the story of Mr. Ver
non, he had been having somo trouble
with the accelerator of tho car whioh
would not release. While going pretty
fast about two miles from Salem, tho
accelerator, refused to release and in
an endeavor to stop the car it skidded
and finally swung across the , road
overturning, with only thc front wheels
slightly off tho road. ;
In tho force of the turning over of
the car, Mrs. Marks, who was in the
rear" seat sustained a fractured skull
and was dead before assistance arriv
ed. Physicians were at once telephoned
for and a taxi driver. Miss Strom was
taken to the Sanatorium by a physiciun
and thc -dead woman brought by the
(Continued on page three)
CINCINNATI TIES UP
NATIONAL JIAGUE RAG
Lead Of Eight Games Over
ft Mm, I fk
wants Makes f ennant
i New York, Aug. 25. "It all over
now but the shouting."
' Nothing can - keep , the Cincinnati
Reds away from the National league
busting but c flock of broken legs or
an ascension that will set new altitude
records. , . .
v The puat week's performance of the
stampeding Moran crew would make a
bund man see why the Reds are out
there with a lead of nearly eight games
aver ilm fnltrinir Giant. - it
- Thc Cincinnati crew lacks oniy um
point of leading thc league in batting
and their pitchers have been going like
a house afire. Six of them Reuther,
Luque, Sallee, Eller, Ring and Flahe
rank among the leading ten hurlcrs of
the league. On. the field they have been
playing a' game almost sensational.
And in addtiion to that Pat Moran
jhas filled the club with a world of fight
iins spirit. This was evidenced Satur-
at Philadelphia when they came to
bat in the ninth inning on the tell of a
3 to 0 score and pulled the bacon out of
the fire by scoring eight runs.
PRICE TWO CENTS
The strike of' shopmen and switch
men in this city and of the big four
brotherhoods in San Bernardino has ex
tended as far er.t as Needles,
Should, the order halting westbound
trains go into off ecttoday, passengers
would bo brought from desert point to
this eity by automobile. .
Shipyard workers of San Pedro are
being conveyed by launch from Long
Beach, while many depend on the irreg
ular service of tho Pacific Eleetrie from,
this city. . y f A
INVESTIGATION OP STRIKE .
ORDERED BY HINES TODAY
. Washington, Aug. 25. Rail Director
Uuics today ordered an immediate in
vestigation of the railroad labor condi
tions in Los Angeles where switchmen j
and brakemen- are refusing to handle
freight transferred to the steam railroad
from the ; Pacific Electria - eompnny,
whose men are on strike. , '; ' s ,,
Hi lies will act as soou as -a report is
received from ' Hale Holden, regional
railroad director. At 'Hines' office it
was denied that there is a strike on the
steam lines. Steam line workeis are
handling regular business not coming
from the Pacific Electric, it was ex
plained. . '' ' -
' Chicago, Aug. 25. If Bail Director
Hines waits for a report from Hale
Holden before he acts in the Los An-!
gelos strike, no immediate action can be
expoctedK.it was learned today. V
Holden is away from his office, on a
vacation. ; At his office it was said that
so far as is known no report has been
prepared for Hines. ; - r r. . (
eminent Depends On Re
sults Of Probe.
Seattle, Wash., Aug. 5. Upon the
recommendations of a committee from
the national house of representatives
will depend tho shipbuilding future of
tho northwest Insofar as governmental
contracts are concerned.
Tho committee began today an inspec
tion of tho books, accounts and govern
mental contracts of the Skinner Sc Eddy'
corporation and will bo continued until
the books, etc., of every shipbuilding
plant in the northwest have been scru
tinized, "The future of the shipbuilding in
dustry of tho country is involved in the
inspection trip of our committee," said
Representative P. P. Kelley, of Michi
gan. "The question' of cancellation of
contracts and disposition of materials,
owned by tho government will Ul' con"
sidered by tho committee. Our visit to
the shipbuilding plants on the Pacific
coast will give us first hand informs.
tion which wo can use In makiug recom
mendations to the shipping board as to
what shall bo. done insofar as the gov
ernment is concerned."
Tho investigating committee wllf re
main here three days after which tho
members will go to Tntfoniu. - The com
mittee plans to visit Portland, Han Fran
cisco, Los Angeles and San Diego In
the order named.
PUBLICITY SOUGHT ON
PubEcation Of Cuaraiitee Of
Return Of Territory To
China Is Asked.
By Fred S. Ferguson
, (United Press Staff Correspondent.)
Washington, Aug. 25.? A renewed at-
tempt to force Japttn to publish the,
rfgrecment whereby she guarautees the
ultimate return of Shantung to Chine-1.
believed likely today as a result of he
senate situation, growing . out . oi the
amendment of tho foreign relations com-
This agreement, while verbal insofar
as the records of the peace conference
nro concerned, is m existence iu writing.
The Japanese, however, have heretofore
eohsistcntlv refused to permit It a pub-.
liention. An attempt to obtain thc "re t
lease' 'of the actual working of thisi
agreement was made some two months
ago in Paris. Other powers approach
ed the Japanese on thc subject, rjut
with no success, Thc president, couse-
quently, has been forced to refuse to
give it to the senate.
While administration senators arc
confident, of beating thc Shantung
agreement on the floor, they recognize
ONSTRAIN3 1 S
STANDS 5xf J C 3
UI1VI I 1J.I1 III UU
Ccsprcrise Prcpctd WcdJ
Be Retroactive LcchTa
. first Cf&y.
PRESIDENT GIVES VAY
Prc?ssd Mcdl Gt Ta
Hsurs Pa? Fcr Et
Hours Of klzt.
, By Ray F. Oonck
. (United Press Staff Correspondent.)
Wasbinetou, Aug. 25. President Wil
son today offered railway shopmen as
increase of four cents an hour, retro
active to May I. .y, ' ; -
The shopmen are (taking a raise ot 1?
cents an hour, retroactive to-ftoia Jan
uary !, - " ,! . .;"
The otfer was made to union repre
sentatives who conferred at the White
House with the president and Director
General Hines. i 1 -
I?nder the plan suggested, the shop
men will get ten- hour pay for eight
hours work.- Other - railroad employes
worked under this plan during the war
and tho shopmen would now be put on
the some footing. -
The president, iii urging the men to
act favorably oh his proposal, pointed
out that increased wages would iuereaae)
the eowt of livinir WkutHn. ihn mnmn
will accept the offer will be determined .
in a new-voto to be taken it was scld,
' There ' je; six y shop titllona involved ;
operating n. cqijg'unctlon'ntlrjh 'tha
railway departmentr" of !'ta Americaa
Federatloa of Labor. y "
A formal statement will be issued at
the Whito House later 'today. ,
A nation wiilo vote of all shopmen est
the question of a strike is being count
ed today at headquai tcrs of tho Ameri
can Federation of Labor. The poUfc
closed last midnight.' V . " 'w'
..The ballots contained two questions,
whether union officials shoald accede to
I ho .plan proposed by President Wilson,
that tho demands be heard and passed
upon by iv special commission tr be ap
pointed under a law to be passed by
congress, or whether the men want to
stand on their full dcma'ndg. - ' .
A circular accompanying the ballots
explained that it might be necessary to
call a strike to gain tho full -domnad.,
, Ballots already counted indieato a
strong sentiment in favor of a strike n
loss the full demands are granted; it
was learned at American Federation of
PRESIDENT WARNS AOAINST . -EFFECTS
OF BIO INCREASE I
-..Washington, Aug. 25, (United Press)
Increased wages will result in further
increases in cost of production and tho
cost of living, President Wilson said to
day In a letter addressed to the country
on the subjects of deinauds of railroad
shopmen. " " '
. . ! ..'..Ill .
(Crntinucd Oh pare three)
: """. "
pnuttiirv i not iiv iv iirvi w x v j
restoration of pence, thc treaty should
be ratified without amendments or re
ervutions. - , '
It is know that many diplomats) con
nected witli the pence conference feel
that the president's hand would b
strcnethenod.' should. the actual text of
U)e 3upftn( llBrccmont be publishedL
y0f ,hat roaro thtt ious attam t to
9moke out the Jap!inew nai,
fl,om. whi(sb r ,U5li.
. . ..:. ratlfieati01l .f
A fencwed u.,te, t mi ht u j.pc.ted
,0 th mme
n , j ., 1.. ,
leiCtQ OUllOr AueTTtS 1
TA C J I It- UHU, ,mMa,r
10 LfiU LilC II lid Euuut.r
Portland. Or., Aug. 25. Clayton Con
stauce, 28, tried to commit suieidu Inst
night berho.se his sweetheart had jilted
him,, he told the polire. v
Constance ' hit himself on the head
with a two pound hummer. Ha iailielrd
a severe scalp, wound, but. wasn' st'ri
ouslv hurt. ' ' -i