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Newspaper in This State VOL. LVIII. NO. 48. FATHER MO SOI TO 0001UIP CLOSER SECOND ANNUAL CELEBRATION STARTS WITH BIG BANQUET HERE WEDNESDAY. • Olympla's celebratioir of the sec ond annual "Father and Son Week" starts next Wednesday evenihg with a big banquet at the Y. M. C. A., and various "stunts" and programs will keep the idea paramount until the following Sunday evening. General arrangements for the af fair are being made by Assistant Sec retary Burwell of the local Y. M. C. A., with the assistance of several committees. Especial stress is being laid on the opening event and an en erg tic ticket-selling campaign will be conducted Ihe fore part of the week, In order to insure a large crowd. Thursday evening, after the ban quet, the fathers of the cjty are sched uled to "break the ice" and get In closer touch with their boys, in friendly "powwows" at home, and Friday evening there is to be a big conference of parents and boys of the city at the Y. M. C. A., when the dif ferent problems of each will be mulled over. The big "stunt" comes Satnrday afternoon, when fathers and boys are to Join in a hike out to the Hays Orange hall, participate in a hunt for some "buried treasure," play a few games and then indulge in a "hot dog" roast. Sunday evening the "Father and Son Week" idea and purpose is to be emphasised in the churches, and that afternoon there is to be a big mass meeting at the Y. M. C. A., when the campaign activities *lll be finished with a whirl. # Every community, in the county || being urged to arrange a similar cel ebration and the local committee has offered its .help. BURNETT NOW PLEADS HE HAS INSANE UtST MAT Alleged Murdeger Offers New Defense Trial Starts Next Monday. N. E. Burnett, who will go to trial Monday on the charge of murdering hie wife and two children laat May, has added r,n inaanity plea to his original plea of not guilty. The. document, filed by his attor ney, Geo. F. Yantie, simply statce that he was Irresponsible about the time the state alleges the triple mur der was committed, but now has re covered his right mind. At the same time he does not change nor modiry his plea of not guilty. The remains of Mrs. Burnett ana the children were positively identl •fled after they had been recovered from shallow gravs in the woods on Hawk's prairie. The trial is "expect ed to attract a large crowd. Dr. W. E. Steele Returns. Dr. and Mrs. W. Steele have just returned to their homedn Olym pla. Dr. Steele was discharged from the U. S; medical corps last December at Allentown, Pa., af ter several months' service and from there he went to Philadelphia where he spent six weeks In post graduate work. He will resume his former practice In this city. FURNISH MITCH LUMBER Lumber mills of tjje Northwest whose owners are members of the West Coast Lumbermen's association furnished approximately 1,292,947,- 777 feet of lumber Tor war purposes last year, according to a review of the association's activities for 1918, presented by Secretary Robert B. Allen at the annual meeting. Of this total the West Coast mills provided 862,947,7J7 feet for general construction purposes; approximate ly 300,000,000 feet for shipbuilding craft purposes, tfie latter sum Includ ing all aircraft specifications. Big Crowd at I.legislative Reception. ' The usual huge crowd attended the legislative reception and dance given by the citizens of Olympia in honor of members of the legislature and state officials at the Tumwater clubhouse Wednesday evening. The bffc hall was brilliantly decorated, good music was furnished and every body had a good time. fljflshington ESTABLISHED NOV. 17, 1860. Convicted of Stealing Tire Prom Auto Owned by C.,J. Lord. Leonard Cormier, charged with the ttteft of a tire from an automobile belonging to C. J. x liord, while the machine was standing in the shop of the Olympian Oarage company, wae found guilty of grand larceny by a jury in the local superior court Wednesday. Two others implicated with Cor mier, Harlan Toby and a young man named Smith, pleaded guilty after their arrest last November, and were sentenced to 30 days in the county jail and fined S3O each, by Police Judge Crosby. Cormier, however, pleaded not guilty and his cas£ was transferred to the superior court. vetrans board J GOES RIGHT TO WOOL APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR WEDNESDAY— HOLDS FIRST MEETING FRIDAY. Commander Miller Freeman, U. S. | N. R. F., late commander of the naval training station at the Univer sity of Washington. Rt. Rev. Frederic W. Keator, bish- 1 op of the Episcopal diocese of Olym pla. John H Powell, Seattle attorney. j. K. McSormack. Spokane banker. William Bhort, president of the Itate Federation of Labor. Thede are the men who will handle the appropriation of 9500,000 made by the leglslaturis last Friday, for the benelt' of the state's soldiers and isallors. ..Thfy. atere appointed members of thp Veterans' Welfare.commission by. Governor Ernest Lister Wednesday,' and at his request held their first meeting In this city Friday, when formal organisation was effected. 1 "I have given the selection of the commission " extended consideration add feel that the trfen named are par ticularly qualified for the-great task that is to be accomplished/' the gov erdor said in announcing the appoint ments. "One member of the com mission is himself *a veteran; tw6 of them have SOM in the Service over seas and' one of them personally vis ited the \battlefrontS whill the war was In progress and also made a study of economic and labor condi tions existing In the allied countries during the war. , »"The primary work of the com mission. of course, will be the deter mination of welfare policies, seeking the prompt and satisfactory replace ment in civil life t>f Returning sol diers. sailors and marines.. While I shall not undertake tp Indicate to the ; commission the pfdn' of organisation j And detail procedure which It should follow, I know I. tqay say for the commission that- it can count upon the most cordial weperatlon and as sistance of the citiseus of the state in whatever lines may seem most prac ticable and advisable, a"nd that It will receive from "of the state the same charaoter. of support and confidence that was given to the va rious agencies erected in connection with the prosecufTprt of the war." The county and city schools are donating "100 per cent strong" to the campaign to "Re-Chickenlze France," Mrs. P. M. Troy, president of the Woman's club, which has charge of the campaign in this coun ty, reports. Various sister clufis of this city are also donating liberally. Carl O. Weiss, whose name ap peared in Tuesday's casualty list as having been slightly wounded, was burned on the hands and arms with mustard gas October 7, according to a letter receive by his mother. He was treated for the injury at a hos pital at Liboten, France, he wrote, but returned to his company January 5. He is a member of Company I, 361 st Infantry, 91st Division. City Superintendent C. E. Beach plans to establish a night school at ithe local high school next Monday evening, providing a sufficient num ber of persons are enrolled, applica tions being filed at the William Win lick .Miller high school or tpe Book store. Chiefly elementary subjects will be taught, but courses in several high school Butyleets, including math ematics and drafting, probably Will be offered, CORMIER FOUND GUILTY Campaign Going Strong. Carl Weiss Burned by (las. Plans Night School "HEW TO THE LINE; LET THE CHIPS FALL WHERE THEY MAY." OLYMPIA, WASHINGTON, FRIDAY. FEBRUARY 7, 1919 NOTES OF THE LEGISLATURE "Third House" Next Tuesday. The house voted this week to ex tend the privileges .of the use of its hall to the third house next Tuesday evening. The third house is a vaude ville take-off on the legislature and it has come to be an established insti tution at each legislative session. \ _________ Want Tax Limit Raised. Various members of the legisla ture are receiving requests to sup port house bill No. 113, by Short Qf Kittitas. If the bill becomes a law, city councils tn cities of the third class, to which Olympia belongs, will be empowered to levy a tax for city purposes up to 15 mills, and by a vote of the people the tax can be set at any amount, without limit. Ttye present limit is 10 mills for current expenses. • House Bans Alien Teachers. Without' a dissenting vote the house Tuesday passed house bill No. 6, by Zylstra of Island, forbidding aliens to teach in Washington with out a permit from the state superin tendent of schools, and vacating the places of teachers who will not train! their pupils to be patriotic and good citizens. Memorial Services Held. Joint services were held in the house chamber Tuesday afternoon la memory of former members who have died since the last session of tfte leg islature. BUI in House Doubles Rates on Auto Licenses. The house roads committee this , week agreed to recommend passage of a bill to double automobile licenses for*road construction, -This would make the average license fee sls. Thl committee has not yet de cided on raising the state highway* levy from a mill to a mill and a half. Some members favor a 2-mlll tax the next two years. At present the state auto license fees art: For oars under j 26-horsepower $5; 25 to ,40-horse power, $7.50; 4 O-horsepower and over, $lO. ( Powder and Marketing Bills Appear. Among the nety bills this week in the senate is one by Iverson which provides $250,000 for the construc ! tlon and operation of a state powder mill. ,11118 is the same bill of pre vious 'sessions. An agriculture bill provides for municipal markets and the handling of farm produce ana ganeral produce through a market director. , Wants Foreign Tongues Barred. Americanization of all public schools by a prohibition against the use of foreign languages for the pur pose of teaching, part of a compre hensive plan of having patriotism universally taught, is the object of a bill brought into the house Wed nesday by Dr. F. B. Teter, the blind representative from Lincoln county. MEL 1. RISSE KILLED OCTOBER 20 PARENTS RECEIVED WORD THIS WEEK OF DEATH OF ROCKY PRAIRIE BOV. News was received Tuesday by Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Risse of Rocky Prairie, in a telegram from the war department, that their eldest Michael B. Risse. was killed in action in France October 20. .The family has received no further information. The last letter they received front him was written September 17. Young Risse was 23 years'old and was a fiative son of this county, hav ing t)?@n born at Lacey. He was called In the June, 1918, draft, and after being at Camp Lewis a couple of weeks was transferred to Camp Kearney, Calif., as a member of Com pany I, 157 th Infantry, 40th Division. Soon after that he went overseas, when he was transferred to Company I, 305 th Infantry, 77th Division. This Is the thirfl time that Mr. anil Mrs. Risse have lost thefr eldest sou. The family is well known in this county, the father having been chair man of the school board in District No. 17, Rocky Pralyie, for 18 years. [Besides the parents, three brothers, John. Henry and George, and two sisters, Mrs. Michae Tierney, who is now at home, and Dorothea, a pupil .at Providence academy In this city, [survive. \ The bill, if enacted, will prohibit any teaching in foreign languages, do away with German schools. Scanui navian, Italian. Japanese and all other institutions of education where in any language save English is used. Ip short, every child in the state must be taught in English only. Senate Kills Boxing Bill The Wray bill, legalizing eiglu rouud boxing matches in Washing ton, failed to pass in the senate Mon day afternoon by a vote of 20 to 19. Senator Wray said the bill was made possible by t;he boxing revival In army camps. Senators Myers ana Phipps opposed the bill on th* ground that legalized prizefighting was not In harmony with the spirit of the times. School District* May Unite. Brown of Whatcom introduced a I bill this week to permit third and second-class school districts in a county to form a county unit, with a common treasury from which maintenance expenses of all the schools would be drawn. The pro need change consolidates into one. tinit all country school districts out-» aide of the incorporated cities and tibwns. The act is made optional and the unit school system is not applica ble until it is voted Into effect by the districts. Upon the application of 5 per cent of the voter* of the effected districts the auditor shall submit the question at the next school election in those districts. A county board of > school commissioners of five members and the county superintendent, who shall be ex-ofQcio chairman, is to be elected on a nonpartisan ballot. The i commissioners are to receive $5 pei : diem while administering the affairs i Of the district. *4saiw Mates Allen Shrike Advocates Guilty of Felony. When men who are. not citisens or 'the United States, "urge, advocate*or advise strikes" they will be guilty o: a felony and sentenced to the peni tentiary, if a house bill introduced Thursday by Representative Grass of Seattle is adopted as law. Aliens Voi der this act could also go out on strike, says Grass, but they couldn't come in and brew strikes. It carried an emergency clause "for the public health and safety," and If passed would immediately go into effect. County Library Bill, Loses. The house Wednesday defeated the free county library bill by a vote of 56 to 30. accepting the contention of severrl members that now is not the time to provide ways for increas ing taxes on things that can be tem porarily done without. Representative Asplnwall's bill, giving owners and holders of oyster lands the right to propogate on their holdings clams and other edible shell Ash. was passed almost unanlmously by the house Wednesday. CO OPERATION IS NEEO OF WORLD, ADAMS SAYS L'liautauquan. Addressing Men's Club at "V," Favors Effective lieague of Nations. ~x — "Neither capital nor labor must dictate and dominate. 'Co-operation rather than competition' must domi nate the world socially, politically, industrially and religiously if the brotherhood of man under the fath erhood of God is to be exemplified, ' Dr. William E. Adams, a well-known Chautauqua lecturer, declared during an address to the Sunday Afternoon Men's club at the local Y. M. C. A. last Sunday. A half-hour concert by the "Y" or chestra preceded the lecture The speaker's subject was "Rebuilding the World." He recounted the ex tent of the destruction by war,' and said that the reconstruction of the world depends upon progressive ac tivities culminating -in a league of nations made permanently effective by a recognized code of international law. an authoritative international judiciary and an international execu tive policy. Cur in Price of Milk. CHEHALIS, —The Ca-uation Milk Products Company announces the price it pays for milk for the first half of February as $15.50 per hun dred. r decline of 20 cents front the $3.70 paid the latter half of January. PRICE FIVE CENTS JURY CONVICTS ALBRKS Wealthy Portland Miller Pound Guilty of Violating Espionage Act. His hands twitching and his nor mally florid face as pallid as a lily, J. Henry Albers, resigned president of Albers Brothers' Milling company, and reputed millionaire, Wednesday heard a jury in the federal court at | Portland pronounce him guilty of se-i dition and disloyalty to the land of' his adoption on two of seven counts in the indictment returned against i him for violation of the espionage act.! The maximum punishment pro-' vided by law is 20 years'-imprison-' ment and a fine of SIO,OOO on eacn i [count, or 40 years' imprisonment and ja fine of $20,000 all told. Alber|' at torney immediately filed notice of ap peal. PROPOSE 53,501,000 FOR MOL WORK JOINT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS CONSTRUCTION COSTING $2,- ftOO.POO IN TWO YEARS. <• . — , Work will be started early this sprint; on the construction of new capitol buildings and a memorial shaft here, at tyn expenditure of $2,- 500,000 during the next two years, if the iegislature passes bills Intro-, duced Tuesday by the joint senate and house committee on capitol buildings and grounds. Passage* or tne measures Is belfeved assured, as they have the approval of the Joint committees of the two houses and are In accord with the recommendations made by Governor Lister in his message- to the legists ,ture. They authorised a total capen 'dlture of $3,500,(100, hnd provide for spending $2,50p,000 during the pres ent biennium. An emergency clause is attached to each, making the money available immediately after paasage of tbe bills. • , t The" measures provide for the im mediate completion of the capitol group and the erection dn (he grounds of'a monument to Washington's sol diers, • atilors and marines who par ticipated in the great world war, and also for the appointment of a super intendent of the / capitol buildings, who will draw an annttal salary of $2,000 and Who will be responsible for their upkeep. I It has been Governor Lister's ambi tion to see new buildings provided to house the state departments that now are scattered about Olympta in repted quarters and he has urged that the foundation built during the McGraw administration be utilised for the pur pose of constructing an admlnlstra ton building. The work would have started a year or two ago but for the outbreak of the war, which increased construction costs and demanded so much labor that it was impracticable to proceed. The governor believes that the main capitol building In which the legisla ture and the executive departments will be housed some day and wait until the more necessary admlnstra ition building has been erected. FLOOD DESTROYS HATCHERY State Plant Near Boy Wiped Out by High Water in Nisqually. V Flood water in the Nisqually river has completely destroyed the state jfish hatchery near Roy, with the loss of 1,200,000 salmon eggs, and nearly i |every hatchery in Western Washing-, ton has suffered more or less damage j because of the heavy rains. State' Fish Commissioner L. H. Darwin re-| ports. The Nisqually hatchery is one t of the most important in the state. j An avalanche of debris and trees, j brought down, by the flood, carrieu i half of the hatchery building down i sttreain and completely demolished; tho other half, releasing the hatch-) cry's entire stock of salmon eggs. j The of the hatchery fore-j saw the disaster and escaped just a | few minutes before part of the hatch-: erv went swirling down the canyon, j Hernum Heye Is Home.- The first member of the 361 st reg-, intent of tho 91st division to return, to Olympia is Herman Heye. son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Tt. Heve of Turn water, who arrived home Monday evening. Youug Heye participated in the big battle in the Argonne forest and other engagements with the divi sion, but was not wounded. He. reached Camp Lewis with a number of men front the 361 st who expect to be discharged soon. 11. * bed Continuously 58 Tears WHOLE NUMBER 3038 EXPECT LOCAL YARD TO RE OPEN MONDAY ANOTHER RE PKREX DIM TAKMW FRIDAY—PLANT CLOSED SINCE TUESDAY. The Sloan Shipyards, closed Tues day afternoon as the result- chlefljr of differences between the manage ment and members of the engineers* union, will probably re-open with a full crew next Monday. The deci sion depends upon a referendum vote being taken by the different unions Friday afternoon and evening. The situation in the local yards Is | entirely different from that in Seat i tie and Tacoma, where the shipyard | workers have been on strike for mora than two weeks for higher wages and where their walkout wag pro*, moted into a general sympathetic strike of all union men Thursday porning, practically closing all Seat tle industries and stores, though only partially effective in Tacoma. The Ideal men belonging ta the Metal Trades Council here had twice, by referendum, voted down efrorte to precipitate s striae for which -the engineers' union had been the chief agitator. The latter, however, wee bound by agreement to stand by the majority decision. - , Friction between tbe engineer* at the yard pad the chief watchman, a man named % Voih#fm, developed into a serious altercation Bnndny, bat It waa thought this waa adjusted Id conference Monday. noon, however, when the engineers again confarred with the management, they . demanded Volhelm's Otefalaenl. tie management refused, and-the peers threatened to add, bat before stsouuAtt* the afternoon. '■ Confer en osa later between »epee sentattvea of tho Metal Tradee Cosn ell and the management ted te a for mal announcement Tuesday evening by Manager J. D- Kuhaa ,that if boo th lrds of the men vote to ratnrn te work, tho yard will bo re opened Monday morning He stipulated that he ahouM ho notified by noea Sat urday. I 'ft Manager Kuhns assured the mm they would he returned to their eld stations '"without prejudice and at the same rate of pay they were draw ing when the diMculty arose." - ' .we ni'j Jn ■ j ■, .. -C- yt: .1' BIG 6EWWL STBKE . ____ # ; , ' Industries dosed and Business ad Standstill Tacoma Walk out Falls. Seattle industries of all kiifts have, been shut down and business in that city has beeifpractlcally at a ettad-* still since 10 o'clock Thursdaymorn ing, when the general sympathetic stride called by the Central Labor* Council after a vote of the member' unions became effective. > | One thousand Boldlers from the i Infantry,. Camp Lewis, were sent to! Seattle Thursday afternoon on orders'; direct from Secretary of War Baker; at Washington. D. C., and ere co-op erating with the city authorities. The first night' of the strike, however, passed without a trouble call due to it reaching the city authorities. No street cars are running and; only one newspaper is being-issued.: The light and gas plants are being . operated and most of the retail stores are open, but expect to close soon, being unable to replenish present, stocks. All restaurants are closed. The general strike in Tacoma, • called for the same time, waa nos : nearly as effective. Through what their own officials declare was un warranted interference by others the . street car meu were called out Thursday, but expected to resume Friday afternoon. All the Tacema newspapers are being published and few industries are effected, other than those closed down by the origins, shipyard strike. Soldiers have been detailed for duty there, also. A detail of the signal corps at Camp Lewis came over to Olympia Thursday and installed a wireless system in the state house, -so that authorities could keep in communi cation with Seattle and Tacoma lu the event that tho down-Sound strike stopped telephone and telegraph aer ' viCO.