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FORTY- SECOND YEAR NO. 246.-TEN PAGES.
SALEM, OREGON, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17, 1919.
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Fall Of Soviet Imminent StfAPetrograd Reported Taken
London Report; Enemies
HALF MILLION MEN ARE
BATTEING AT DEFENSES
"Red" Armies, Hard Pressed
In All Fronts, Strive To
; Avoid Annihilation.
By Webb Miller
(United Press Staff C prrespondent.)
. london. Oct. 17. The collapse and
downfall of bolshevism unless saved by
the intervention of winter was consid
ered 'imminent here today with receipt
of reports that on every Kussian battle
front the enemies of the bolslieviki am
meeting with victory.
Along vast fronts, approximating
more than 1218 miles, armies estimated
at a half million men are battling in a
desperate effort to overthrow the bol
shevik forces. From the White sea to
the Caspian there are also uninter
rupted lines whore half a dozen nation-
alities are closing iu upon tho strong-
holds of the soviet regime.
Bolshevik armies, estimated at, be-'
tsvoen 500,000 and 600,000 in strength,'
are fighting iu the last ditch. Appar-t
ently they are crumbling swiftly.
Tho fighting is proceeding on a scale
of distances unprecedented in history..
At two points the anti-soviet forces aro
deeply penetrating the bolshevik coun
try, while n stupendous circle of armies
is enclosing all of western Russia and
'dually drawing iu toward Moscow,- "'
. With remarkable speed, General Jlcnl
ken is pushing a huge wedge. In the
plains of southwestern Kusaia toward
Moscow, while five hundred miles to the
north General Ymieniteh has reached
Gr.tehina, the gate to Petrograi
Along hundred . of miles of other
fronts various armies are advancing on
the other side of the circle. Seven-hundred
to a thousand miles away, Admiral
Kolchak's Siberian armies have recov
ered from recent bolshevik blows and
nav renewed their advanee.
Conflicting interests cud a Jack of
news make the situation most obseuro,
but an expert of the war office supplied
the United Press with the general out
line today. These armies are in the
The north' Russian army, holding the
Murmnn and Archangel regions and op
erating on fronls of iroximatelv two
or three hundred-miles, has an estimated
strength of between 26,000 and 50,000
men. Within the past three days, it has
Leon advancing along thf Vologda ruil-
way to the south.
Further south the Finnish army is
fifty tn seventy-six miles, forty miles
north of Petrograd. Owing to conflict-
lug interests ht is tcjidinq still,' al
though officials here believe the Finns
fire capable of capturing Petrograd with
some aid. " "
To. tho cast of Petroirrad, from' tho
?ulf of Finland to the Dwina' rive,' is
'General Yudenitch 's group, styled tho
northwestern government. Yudim'iteh's
army, composed of Russian. Esthonians,
Letts and Lithuanians finds its move
ments complicated by Colonel Eermodt 's
German-Russian force, operating in tho
re against the Letts and Esthonians,
Strangely enough, Bermodt claims he
also wishes to firht the bolshevik'i, but
the Letts and Esthonians and tho allies
prevent hitn from eetting at them'. Still
luri .erHouTninei.itpuaniansRno -oiefl'e(1 t n)i theD18,h.es ,ritU the move
are noming n eoupie or nnnarea mues or
'(Continued on page two)
Government Ownership of
Natural Wonders U rged by
Visiting Ruler of Belgium
By Don E. Chamberlain
(United Press Staff Correspondent.) .
" With King Albert's Party, Merced,
Cal., Oct. - 7. Government ownership
of natural wonders was advocated today
by King Albert of Belgium, who, com
menting on bis two days stay in the io
it was the finest trip
I ever 11." V '
Kina Albert, referring to the black-1
ened trunks, of the giant trees which
were destroyed by fire in the days of
the frontiersmen, said: ... . . . .
"We sow as we drove in the results!
of private ownership. It r not so nn
der government control. You are eon
serving your natural resources and nat
Queen Elizabeth ias completely recov
ered from her 'indisposition caused by a
four-milo mountain horseback fide Wed
nesday. She was up early this morning
to greet the crowds at the railway sta-
ITER BLOCKS ATTACKERS
By Troops Under Gene ral
Yudenitch; Kronstadt Falls
London, Oct. 17. (United Press.)
Petrograd has fallen to tho forces of
General Yudenitch, . commander of the
Russian northwestern army, it was re
ported here today in advices from Hel
singfors. At the same time repoTts received
here said that Kronstadt, the great bol
shevik naval base had capitulated to
the British fleet after an intense bom:
Uardment which lasted ill of yesterday.
The reported capture of Petrograd
was celebrated by Russians in Holsing
fors. but there was no official confirma
tion of the full. General Yudonitch's
forces captured Gatchina Tuesday nighrtBhattered by the concusiion tho bom
Gatchina is thirty miles from Petrograd.
Stamps Oat Post
Warning .that counteract war
savins stumps, of the 1919 ser
ies, are in circulation, and in
structions for post office offi
cials to be on a close lookout
for any of the fake stamps, was
- received Friday by Postmaster .
Huckestein from the postmas
ter general 's office. The stamps
according to the warning, are
photographic reproductions of
tho original stamps, . and are
printed on white paper. , They
are- of a bluish tint, and would
: be readily accepted as tho gov
ernment stamp only the small
linos, of the silken text of the j
stamp, aro not visible on Frank
lin's forehead, the face on the
OF NORTH SALEM TO
BE URGED TONIGHT
Fear that another epidemic of typhoi ,
fever, . similar to that which inradwt
Nnrtlr Salpm about 10 vears ago. 5S
about to recur in the citv will prompt
Bcnjaiiiin H. Perkins, member of the
North Salem Improvement association,
t ,. ,,, .,,,.,!
itary conditions in that section, in a
speech tonight at a meeting of the asso
ciation in the Highland school. Better
sower conditions, and more religiously
observed cleanliness in streets and
homes, will be the btvsia appeal in Mr.
Per kin 's talk.
' Walter Denton, Salem,, alscr will speak
nn nintt.M-s nertnimnar to the improve-'
ment of Xorth Salem. His versatility
and ability to interest audiences in his
talks is well known, and majiy will at
tend for the purpose of getting a first
hand view "of ativities for "better
North Salem" that are being carried on.
Thursday President Tillinghast, of tho
association, sent about 30 letters, en
closing membership cards and n program
for ' tonight's meeting, to residents i
North Salem. These persons will be ask-
menti ant, attal,a the nieeting and assist
jinoutliuing plans of "proecedure for do
' velopment in that district.
tiOhs, accepting the proffers of mothers
to have their babies kissed.
That kings and queens laugh like other-human
being was proved by Queen
Elizabeth nnd King Albert yesterday.
Albert laughed heartily when the hotel
j water pipes- refuse! to respond and,
jwith others, he had to wait until pitch
ers of water were brought in. Queen
Elizabeth , giggled
at Prince Leopold
when she discovered him sitting on a-
log eating a picnic luncheon.,
According to the program, the royal
party arrives at Los Angeles at 9:30 a.
h. A -snort reception at the station will
be followed by a half hour motor trip
through the streets, thence to tho Orif
fith studio," where the royal party ex
ports to meet Mary Pickford, Douglas
Fmrbr.nks. Til lllinm S. Hart and Charlie
Chspli)!, and then to Universal Ci
From Hollywood the party will go
Pasadena and will depart for the Grand
Canyon at 1:05 p. ra., taking luncheon on
the train. -
It is reliably reported from Hoval,
Copenhagen and Stockholm that- Yuden
itch has occupied Krainoye Se lo and
Tsarskoe Selo, fourtoeu miles from Pe-
1 vnorrlld. . - - - .
At a meeting October 6, according to
HebJingfora advices, the. bolshevik lead
ers decidod to evacuate Petrograd on
account of lack of discipline in the army
The communist roops wore withdrawn
imiMMliatel" and workmen were ordered
to leave the city.
Tho British sea attack on Kronstadt,
it is stated, was directed from Kuporia
Bay. Windows in Finnish villages were
- Wasliington, Oct. 17. The industrial
conference this afternoon debuted a sub
stitute. to the resolution endorsing c.-
Tho substtiuto, offered by Chairman
Wheeler, of the delegates representing
capitah would reserve to employers the
right to refuse to . deal with organized
employes and their representatives.
The labor, group, will vote solidly
against- tho .substitute, Matthew Woll,
one of the Iffbof leader announced.
Taking the floor immediately after
opening of the afternoon session of the
conference, Woll charged that employers
had injected into the discussions issues
not raised in the collective bargaining
oronosal of labor.
"Labor asks just three things in its
resolution " Woll said. "They are the
rights of the workers to organize, to
bargain collectively, to choose thplr own
1c-w1tS. At lar- admitted !v law. Tin
workens must have them because the
personal relation has been destroyed be
tween employer and employe . v
"Tho open or closed shop, which tho
employers have sought tq inject into the
discussions is not an issue raised in this
Woll said tho substitute proposal of
the employers gives the individual em
plover tho right to deny to his to his
workers nil that is nskod for in the reso
lution of the labor group.
Etmdoyers say their resolution on col
lective bargaining differs from that of
fered by tho labor uroup in that it pro
tects tho people of the oncn shop. Em
ployors point out hat the now resolu
tion expressly stipulates that the right
of workers to refrain from joining labor
Or trade unions shall uot'be denied;
Tho form of tho new resolution also
indicates, that employers have conceded
one point considered vital by labor,
which is tho right of workers to bergoin
through "representatives of their own
Chairman" Wheeler, introducing the
Thoro were 14 members of our group
present when wevoted on this resolu
tion, Eleven votes for it and gircc "-
lflterea uegmive vuih.
The capital group numbers eighteen.
L. S. Sheppard. "resident of the
Brotherhood of Railroad Conductors,
was the first member of the labor sroup
to take the floor after theomployers
to take tho floor after the employers
introduced their compromise collective
larshfield Editor Attacked
, And Garage Man Is Jailed
Marshf icid, Or., Oct, 17. John Bute
man, owner of a local garage, is facing
trial on a .charge of assaulting Dan Ma
loney, city editor of the Coos Bay
Tha newspaper printed an article
saying that - Buteman had been repri
manded by the eity. council for permit
ting gambling in hU establishment. Ob
jecting to the publication, Batcman is
alleged to have attacked Maloney, Con'
stable Goodman stopped the bat'le- at
the end of the first round.
Mm And Estacada Teams
To Clash Here Tomorrow
The football teams of the Salem high
school and tbo Estacada high school,
will ea.ih in the intcrscholastie game
of tbo season at 2:30 o'clock Saturday
afternoon,- on tho Willamette field.
Both teams are said to be in good eon
ditioai, and a lively game is anticipat
ed. . - . -
tPorty two students are registcfed in
the (Bead night school.
At Vote Result
Washington, Oct. 17. united Press.)
-Defeat of the Shantung amendment
means rejection of- all extual anieud
ments to the pcaeo treaty, according to
administration senators today. :
Republican votes against the amend
ment,' they pointed out, were almost en
tirely on tho ground thatfit is inexpedi
ent at this late, time jo. attempt to
change, the text of a pact . which has
been agreed to by three of the great al
lied powers.' The piirpos of the Shan
tung amendment wa approved by prac
tically all republicans Voing against, it
and this, administration senators- ex
plained, shows clearly that the rejec
tion of the amendment tras largely
vote against sending the treaty back to
oe iuriner negoumuu.
A similar posi-J
tion will be taken on the
ment, they declared, - -
Fourteen republicans wotcd against
the Lodge amendment, while three dem
ocrats supported it. Thojvote of '55 to
35 was close to prcdictionjof. democratic
leaders. ' : ,'' ..'
Reading of the treaty J continued to
day. The Johnson amendment to give
the United States six vtel in the leaaue
assembly comes next. . 1 ,,,,....
Lured by the call of adventure, and
determined to make his way down into
California and get work, was the cause
given iFriday morning by Earl Bigler,
16, lBUO North Fifth street, for steal
ing a horse several nights ago, belong
ing to Whitt Cooper, expressman, 6iid
robbing the homes of Traffic sPOlice
man Mof fit and Mrs. E( E. WnUltc,
2549 JNorth 'Fifth street.
In tears this morning he tolj Police
Sergeant Howe how, about three creeks
ago, when tho idea of venturing, forth
into the world came to lum, he crept
into tho home- of Mrs. Wallace, aad
while she was busy in a back room, re-
.moved a spur from tho wall, and stole
about H in money he found in various
i places, about the room. He denied tak
irig anything else from this home.
Then, last week, he sard, he entered
the home of Traffic Officer Moffit,
some, nine between 10 and 11 a. m.,
stole a shotgun some shot and cart
ridges, two gold waU'h fobs, s gold
watch chain, a flashlight, 20 cents, and
Fearing, detection with. this loot, he
hid the gun under a sidewalk in the
vicinity of his home, and told a friend
where it was cached.' This boy then got
the weapon. The other articles, he says,
he took to his home, and prepared to
take it in his journey.
'Wednesday night ho says he stole
the horse and saddle and haltor. Load
ing on the articles he had stolen he
started ROuth, getting as far a Albany,
jThere, he discovered, he did not ha.ve
I money enough to get a sandwich, so he
returned to his home ncre. iteacnjng
the outskirts of the city ho tied the
horse to a post. It broke loose, and was
Tater found by a citizen browsing at
the edge of the city limits. The horse
was returned to Mr. Cooper.
Young Bigler was paroled to his moth
er, who accompanied hiin to police head
quarters. He is required to report his
conduct each week to officials.
The owners of the stolen articles de
clined to prosecute.
FILMS WILL BE USED
IN AUTO ACCIDENT
CAMPAIGN BY GRAM
C. II. Gram, state labor commissioner,
was reviewing a series of motion pic
tures at Ye Liberty' today. The fiimt
had been taken in the large lnmborj
camps of the northwest and' portrayj
the various phases of the industry deal-i
ing particularly with the ways i- ,
means of preventing accidents.- Awido
from the scenic beauty of the pictures
their educational value is unlimited. Mr.
Gram plans to show them iu all the
leading lumber camps of the state, work
ing on the belief that the maximum
amount of good can be derived from
them them by presenting them to the
men Vitally interested in that sort of
labor. Later he will arrange for their
presentation in the schools, emphasing
to the children in this manner the need
of carefulness around points of danger
and enabling them to become more fa
miliar with the great industry that
means so much to Oregon.
EMPLOYES GET BONUS :
Chicago, Oct. 17. The first an
nouncement by Chicago corfecrns of a
Christmas bonus Yor employes, came to
day from Mairhall Field'and company.
Officials announced that 1,500.000
wouid be split among workers receiving
less than $2500 yearly. The distribution
is made in view of the high cost of
living, the officials said..
Abnormal Enlargement Pros
trate Gland Hinders Presi
ANOTHER SITOLIST IS
CALLED FOR OPINION
Gravsoti IVfJiW To Ewess
o ness Of Attack.
Washington, Oct. 17 (United Press)
President Wilson is again suffering
from a gland swelling, -it was announc
ed at the white house today. The
swelling of the prostate is interfering
with his progress toward recovery, his
physician,, Dr. Mary T. Grayson said.
Tho statement SMued at 12:15 today
said; . ; ' ' - y ' -
' ' The- president passed a comfort
able night and is feeling well this morn
ing. His temperature, puise and respi-
cratioit rato are normal. Tho prostatic
condition 5s not as satisfactory as yes
terday and is checking the, general im
provement of the past two weeks, -
"Grayson, Jtuffin and Stitt."
Ir. Grayson announced that ; Dr.
Hugh Young, Johns Hopkins univer
sity, Baltimore, had been called into
consultation. ln Young is a well
known specialist on disorders of the
prostate gland. Dr. II. A. 'Fowler, a
Washington physician, who studied
under Dr. Young, was in attendance on
the president today.' The president re
sponded to treatment and was altera-
ed relief, it was said,. His general- con
dition is said to oe favorable. ' f
thv Grttysoft- flTin"'' .. "n
opinion as to the serlousnos 0? tag;
gland swelling before -i, vvs.t or
V oune. Aked if he believed an opera-
ct -would not be possible to tea until
an examination Jiad been compiotoa oyu
Dr.. Youug and the other physicians in
attendance. ' ',, "
SEATTLE HAN HELD
WIFE IS RELEASED
Seattle, Wash., Oct. 17. Waltor P.
Miller, Seattle photographer, held in
jail since Monday pending investigation
of tho mysterious death of his wife
while on a launch trip across' Lake
Washington, is at liberty today. Ho
was released last night by Deputy Pros
ecutor T. H, Patterson, after Coroner
Tiffin had reported that in his opinion,
Mrs. Bertha Elnor Miller came to her
death by drowning.
Professor William Dehan, of the state
university, completed an analysis of the
stomach of the dead woman late yester
day and reported that he could find no
trace of poison.
"Mrs. Miller did not lio from poi
son," says Coroner Tiffin, "and my
original verdict of drowning is verified."
Rockefeller, Jr., Tells
Why He Favors Principle
Of Collective Bargaining
By John D. Eockefeller, Jr.
(Written for the United Press.)
(Copyright, 1919, by the United Press.)
Washington, Oct. 17. I believe in th
principle of representation in industry,
which includes the right to organize and
to bargain collectively embodied in the
resolution now pending beforo the na
tional industrial conference.
The resolution is intended as a recog
nition of the manhood of the employe
and of his right to be heard and treated
as a human being and not as a machine,
a mere name on the payroll, a cog m
the wheel, a mere hand. I hope this
principle will be endorsed by the dele
gates to the conference
The principle, applied to all industrial
relations, will help to re-establish tbo
personal relationship which existed in
bygone days. This spirit must b re
established, if not in its original form,
at least as nearly as possible to its orig
inal form. Legislation will never bring I
it about. Much of the present strife aW
bitterness in industrial relations results!
from lack of ability or willingness on
!, r,nr nf Wh Inlu.r and ranitnl 10
spare their common problems from each
other's point of view,
The common interest cannot bo ad
vanced by the effort of any one party
Revealed In Raid
San Francisco, Oct. 17 Believed to
have thwarted an organized attempt to
flood tho United States with "moon
shino" federal officers are today eon
tinuing their' search after one hundred
whiskey "-stills" were taken in a raid
and fivo men and one woman arrested
by federal officers late yesterday.
Waltor C. Lewis, saad to be head or
the etill manufacturers of northorn Cali
fornia, and Roy L. Williams, former
liquor salesman, are held for payment ol
$5000 bail. . . - -
Wililains is said to have had in his
possession two dozen "stills" and fed
eral officers claim he had paid 1000 for
the- California sales agency.. Most of
tho "stills '.'.were taken from the M. A
H. Manufaeturine company, locates in
the heart of the business district hers.
OF HANGED MAfJ
San Quootin, Cal., Oct.. 17. (United
Press) After Tom (Bellon, murderer,
was hanged at the prison here today,
Dr. O. .David Keiker performed a sim-
nle operation, removing vitality giving
glands from the body and transferring
them to tho body of sou year old man.
Dr. Kelkor chose the 60 year old
prisoner from-several inmates of the
prison who desired to benefit from .the
Tho oporation has been- performed
nine times 'boforo at the prison but
has been given littl publicity, '
Prisoners who have received the
glands have gained weight and vital
ity and have becn helped mentally, ac
cording to the doctors.
The drop fell at 10:30 and Belloa
was dead 13 .minutes later. '
iBollon was hamged for the murder
of his mother-in-law, Mrs. Mary Mio
Bel Ion's crime was one of the most
brutal in the annals of the San Joa-
quin valley.. H'ib wife,-whom ho slash
ed on .tho 'breast' and throat while she
rnlth tin ' f iv'o mnrtttin nld
babyw, issued a statement in which she
a9,( tbo gfate tQ abide by it9 ilH,m
Bol)on had attackcd his wife,
eUevei ghe was doad ana loft her.
t t thn nm f Mra MioM,0
,., n,imoj - m. wife' es
trangement, and attacked her with the
razor, sovering her juglar'vein. He shot
Miolano'a son in the forehead, but the
wound was not fatal. ' ' .
The operation which is expected to
restore the vigor of vouth to the old
man, was completed within 45 minute.
r Dr. Keiker told newspapermen sev
nrnl stories about men on whom oper
ations had" been performed but refused
to give names or let them sce me pris
oners for verification.
- On man. he said, was cured of in
Docility. Another man who suffered
from poor eyesight, could see 60 per
cent bettor. Keiker said. Another man
73 years old, who is still in prison, has
lost the wrinkles from his face, and
has been rejuvenated to practically
middle age following the operation,
Tho man operated on today is scry
ing ii 60 year sentence Tor muracr.
CUP RACE ASSURED
Ifow York. Oct. 17. Tho race for
America's cup in 1920 seemed assured
hero todav. Announcement was made
last night at the New York Yacht club
that formul challenges had been re
ceived from Bir Thomas Lipton and H.
L. Garrett, secretary of the Koyal Ulster
Yacht club, proposing that tho race
should no started June 24.
to dominate the other ,or arbitrarily to
dictate the terms on which it alone will
8urely it is not consistent for us, as
American, to demand democracy in gov
ernment and practice autocracy tn in
dustry. Can we not, however, ubite in the
adoption of the principle of representa
tion and tho agreement to make every
effort to secure tho endorsmnt and ac,
'cptance of this prineiplo bv all eham-
i bers of commerce, industrial ana com
mercial bodies and all organizations of
labort Such action, I feel confident,
would be overwhelming backed by pub
lic opinion and cordially approved by
the fcd.sral government.
It does not seem to be that it is the
function of this body to undertake to
determine for industry at lr.rgo what
form representation shall take. Once
having adopted tho principle of repre
scntation, it is obviously wise mat tue
method to be employed should be left in
each specific instance to be determined
by the parties Bt interest.
But ndouttion of the idea of repre-
i scntation ib essential to development of
the new spirit between -th0 parties of
industry which we seek to bring into
I being. -
OFF III FIRST
Preacher-Flyer On Way C-cs
More After Repairing
KIEL STARTS WEST IN
FACE OF STRONG WO
Lieutenant Pearson, Dregcn
Hot Ira Iran ui neau :
Omaha, Neb., Oct. 17. Lieutenant B.
m .. . .1 '
W. Mayhard, whose plane was iorueu
to land at Wahoo, Neb., yesterday bo-!
cause of a broken crank shaft, resumed
the transcontinental air race this morn
ing. He arrived at he local control ta-!
tion from Wahoo at 8:15 a. m. an.l;
left for DesMoines at 8:44 a. in. ,y
Maynard and his mnchame, .
worked all night ransf erring the motor..
of Captain Francis' murtin Donium.
plane into their awn machines May
nard was jubilant when he arrived hero
and declared that ho exported to reach
Mineola,.L. I., by Saturday noon. )
" New York, Oct. 17. Lieutenant E. O.
Kiel in a Dcllavilnnd 4, with Sergeant
Frank McKee, left on the return flight
to, Han Francisco in th(wtrans-eontincn-.
tal air race at 9:42 o'clock this morn
ing. Tho flyers hopped off in the face
of a strong northwest wind.
Cheyenne, Wyo., Oct. 17. Hoping to
overtake Lieutenant B, W. Maynard in
the eastward air race, Weutenant AieK
Pearson, Jr., planned to leave ncre eariy
toduy. i Pearson spent tho night in Chey-
nne after living in from rtono yester
day distance Of HBO miles. '
Leutenant Pearson, mentioned in the
above dispatch, is an Oregon boy, his
Lhonio being in Portland. Ho was a stu-T-
: . . it- ! t r,. il.
dent ac ine univeraiiy qi vj"hu
outbreak of the war and loft his Btudiea
to enter the aviation service '
Tuearo, Oct. 17. Lieutenant B, W.
Maynard, leader in the transcontinen
tal air iorby,- landed in Chiesgir at
i:o9:57 today. He has 810 miles to go
before completing ttie rnco to mineo-
lu, New York. -
"I'll be greeted at Mineoia tomor
row noon by 'friend wife,' '.' Maynard
said. "I'll tie up at Cleveland tonight
and then make time for Mineoia."
A big crowd greeted the f lyer here.
"I'm used to the crowds now," he
said. "I got my first serenade th oth
er day at Battle Mountain. They ean't
fuss me now."
Maynard flew today at 3000 foot, nn
altitude made necessary by atmospher
ical conditions. H.s new engine, wbirh
he installed in his plane - last night,
was working fine, he sard.
"Too bad," he commented' on the
renorted withdrawal of Lieutenant
Pearson, his nearest . competitor at
North Platte Ne.D. "Too oaa, om
. .' C.l I,
enc can eaten me now. oo ivn.
TO PACT TODAY
Washington, Oct. 17. Without ft rce
oid vote, tho senate lato today rejected
the two remaining amendments to thn
peace treaty proposed by Senator Fall,
New Mxko. '
These amendments related to rcP'e
..,,.;,. nt th United States on the
i-.ll n. A rt,llil lltf.VA '
virtually excluded America trom the,
affairs of that body. '
One amendment was to strike eut tae
United States as a permanent member
and the other was to insert a provision
which would permit an America vm
on tho commission only at the spocifie
instruction of congress or when gee'tiona
of the treaty relating to tho disposition
of German shipping when under consid
eration. Preparations had been made for a roll
call on h,. amendments but when Sena
tor Pall and Senator Hitcheeek- both
stated they ha-d no particular desire to
put tho senators on record, Penrose with
drew a rt quest he mndo for an aye and
no vote. Vice-President Mashall then
nut tho ouestion and tho senators voted
by acclamation, Marshall ruling on both
vote that the noes carried although
there wis great shout from each side as
tho vote was made.
Because tho contractors who have
completed about six miles of the high
way have failed, tho state highway
commission will finish tjie concrete
pavement between Marshfield and Co
qui He. . . .