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Average for 1920, 6250 Population of Salem 1900. 4258? 1910 14,094; 1920. 17,679 jlarion' County 1920, 47.1771 Polk county, 14,181 ilemaer of Audit Bureau of Clrcu- latllon. Associated Press Foil Leased Wlr ournal The Weather OREGON: Tonight and Friday fair, moderate westerly winds. LOCAL: Rainfall .01 Inch. Max. 75. tnln. 58. Rfcrer 1.2 feet, stationary. ( Salem, Oregon, Thursday, August 18, 1921 Price Three Cents ON TRAIN J AMD NEWS STANDS FIVE CENTS PROBERS CHARGE CONSPIRACY IN BERGDOLL CASE Prune Prices Fixed Independence Man Captured In Booze Raid Early Today Dallas, Aug. 18. B. F. Mills. 1 anrftmnhilo - A v, i of Independence, Is today waiting Swill turn them over to the federal pronouncement of his fate as a Authorities ZTw fnnBt(r 0t,tb Prblbi- TW mnths a MilI' ion l.ws, following his arrest at with Forrest Brown, Jess Fox and , f n.no-r.r, otiri : h , at nis nome by ; Wright Cooper, was arrested in a Scale Ot Oregon and Sheriff John Orr, of Polk county. ! raid on still near Independence. ASSOCia-'i, V .1 ... i-,in tne trial which followed in the DiClOn Of the flff intra a a a h.ll.. r..,,.. . .. . j. 1 nrA rjmnnn . - uuucB-i umas justice court the jury tlonS Out; 1920 PnCeS for several months, was r- acquitted Mills and Brown; .ciu. ,eu 10 nis nome Cooper, who was a minor, was in hla automobile early this, turned over to the juvenile court morning after a search of his pre- and later freed, and Fox was mises had revealed no liquor. HI. -guilty, fined $250 and sentenced tuiwuiuutic, uowever, rurnianed the evidence Deaf Grocer Thinks Thug Friend; Shot Three Views of Dr. Brumfieid California tionsOut; Cut Average of 5 Cts. Opening prices on this year's crop of prunes were anuounceu this morning by Hie Oregon Crow ds' co-operative association to other with the prices given out telty by the California Prune & Apricot association. The quotations announced uy the Oregon organization are, on the average, about five cents low er than those ot last year, and average a half a cent lower -than the prices of the California grow ers. They are higher by half a cent than the announced price of Rosenburg's. The actual selling price of the Oregon growers, after deducting the boxing chance, follows: 30 40s, 10c; 40-503, 9c; 60-60'.), 74c; 60-70s. 6 '4c; 70-808, 5 Vic; 80-IIOa, 4c; 90-i00s, 4'4e; 100 120s, S4c. Tl.e prices of the California as aottatlon are: 30-40s, 11 c; 40 60s, 9'c; 50-KOh. 7c 60-70s, c; 70-809, 5 tc 80-90s, 5 Vic; M.-lOOs, 4c ; 100-l20s, 4 ic. The California crop from all estimates submitted so far is thought to be about 200,000,000 pounds, of which shout 84 per cent will be handled by the California Prune & Apricot association. The northwestern crop is esti mated to be about 22,000,00,0 ptiV the m.i'ority of which )s Witt prunes, there being an es.'l aiatet crop of i-Mites of around 'f.OOO.&to pounds. The )-c;ron SroWnjapcci to handle CO per Msfsftt OrnRoii crop, while the Washington Growers' Tacking corporation in Clarke county will Pack at least SO per cent of the crop in that state. The bulk price offered by the two asaorlatio to serve 60 davs in iafl After in it were found 20 serving his 60 days and having started to serve out his fine in jail, Fox was pardoned by Gover nor Olcott on the strength of a petition for leniency signed by jurors who convicted him, Sheriff Orr, Circuit Judge Harry H. Belt and other Polk county citizens. gallons of moonshine whiskey. Taken immediately before Jus tlve of the Peace R. W. Baker, of Independence, Mills pleaded guij ty to having the liquor In his pos session, but declared that he was carrying it for other parties. Sheriff Orr Is holding Mills' Tacoma, Wash., Aug. 13. Deafness is responsible for A. A. Holdal, 65, a gro- cer, being in a local hos- pital today with two bullet wounds in his head. When a robber entered his store last night and ordered him to hold up his hands, Mr. Holdal understood that he was offering to help lift a bale of hay. After showing the grocer, the bandit took a small sum from the cash drawer. . Ohina Aceen'o; Washington, Aug. 18. China's formal acceptance of President Harding's invitation to partici pate In the discussion of Pacific and Far Eastern questions here was received today at the state department. Agreement Reached Upon Russian Relief Problems By Conferees Says Hoover Ruth Slams 46th Homer Over Fence Washington, Aug. 18. Complete agreement on the ques tion of food relief for Russia has been reached at Riga, Secretary Hoover announced today. Negotiations between Walter Lyman Brown, European director of the American Relief administration and M. Litvinoff, the soviet representative, have been practically completed, Mr. Hoover said, although it may be a day or two before the formal document is drawn. preparations are being made by tne Mew York otticos or Chicago, Aug. is. Babe the relief administration to start food ships to Danzig with Ruth of the New York Am- famine supplies for Russia. , Riga, Letvia, Aug. 18. Maxim Litvinoff, the soviet envoy in the Russian famine relief negotiations here with Walter Lyman Brown of the American relief administra tion, has gone to the very limit in making concessions to meet the demands of the American or ganization as to control of relief work, says the newspaper Novy Put, the bolshevik organ here. M. Litvinoff already has ex ceeded his instructions, the news- Realty Men to Investigate HoiisingProblem erlcans today hit his forty sixth home run of the sea- son in the seventh inning of the game with Chicago. Two men were on bases. Fa- ber was pitching. : i ; ! in,.. . " invi'Siieauon as 10 me caui- "memiuai is mt, led show the same' . .?. differonro Ti,,. ...i ... of why there Is not more build , iui,iaiiuu Ul llll', Oregon association lc- ttn.in. Ine beine done in Salem, will be c-3K; 40-50s. 7Uc-3 Js. 6c-2?i; CO 70s, 5 '-". bc-l'i; S0-9OS. 5c-l',4 i-i0U8. he--,, The Csklfornlfi 3; Bo-made by a committee of the Ma-PP" HsitaU, and In the event of ;ix 01 .1 , . ,,, an unsatisfactory replv from Mr. Vlim CUnty RealtrS a880da,iOn Brown of the points still In dls- which was appointed at the reg- lfin.ino c.i iw " " mite, "tne negotiations can relation's prices u'ar weekly luncheon held In the considered as without result' declares. 00 'he bulk basis nr n i,tr iiarinn hntpl this noon liigbr with the same differential I The committee as selected by U TtVuT ' RS,enburS G. Hayford, president of the as we a half cent lower, under the: . , same condition. sociation, is composed of Arthur Tbe prices quoted packed in 25-:K. Petersen, Mrs. Gertrude M. Kund boxes, kss the boxing of 1 4 Page and Mrs. Winnie Pettyjohn, cents: (-.press.s the same differ- The report of the committee will in the quotations of th three be made at a future meeting, organizations of a half cent. The The paper of A. C. Bohrnstedt, Oreson (,-,,' .,.. i . t- v,- nt UinB sub mitted l y members of tne associ ation s best advertising .county of Marion, was -us, 12 i,. .,)i 8?ft; 6o-': os,' t4c; 8h-90s. i.0-l-l!0s, 5'Jc 0s, 10c; 50 7"4c: 70-80S. 90-lOOs, 5c; Burns to Head Investigators July Exports Show Decline Washington, Aug. 18. Exports of both cotton and wheat Increas ed In volume, but declined In val- the ue during July, aa compared with accepted last year, commerce iww was figures toaay niscioseu. owwff , t .... i if by tne organuuuu. a,.u omnnt(,ri ... r,27.000 bales voted to send the writer to tn - mmnared killed, one woman and one girl, league, at Tacoma contention. I'-" ,r.h J44 -1 were killed, two men and one boy ferees on the anti-beer bill was Mores Killed For Complaints by Constabulary Manila, Aug. 18. Charges that members of the Philippine con stabulary are killing Moros In Mindanao for complaining of abuses to the Wood-Forbes com mission are contained In a tele gram received by Charles E. Yea ter, acting governor of the Philip pines, from E. S. Lyon, an Amer ican oil prospector Jn Mindanao, and issued by Yeater for publica tion. The telegram said: "Dato Ami Mandelago and other prominent datos In Lanao are In fear of their lives because they made complaints to General Wood. One dato and three men were Brumfield's Return To Roseburg Set For Friday Portland, Or., Aug. 18. Dr. It. M. Brumfieid, dentist, arrested in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and temporarily held In the county jail here, pending his removal to Roseburg, where he Is wanted In connection wlth'the death of I Dennis Russell on the night of July 12 last, Roseburg Jail landing his prisoner In the Doug las county jail, but he would take no chances. A. N. Orcjitt, a Roseburg attor ney, 'and A. A. Hampson, an at torney of Portland, conferred with Brumfieid today In the pres ence of District Attorney George will be lodged In Neuner of Roseburg, Sheriff Star some time tomor- mer and Deputy Sheriff Webb. ;row, Sherirr 8. W. Starmer of No new angles ot the case were Roseburg, who has charge of the developed at the conference, Mr. prisoner, announced today. The Orcutt stated. Brumfieid appear hour of Brumfield's departure ei quite rational, but still lnelst from Portland and the time of his ed he could recall nothing but oc arrlval In Roseburg would not be caslonal hazy memories of what disclosed by the sheriff. had transpired between July 10- Sheriff Starmer said he did not and August 16,,iald the Roseburg anticipate the slightest danger In attorney. Three Named In Plot Majority Report to House Lays Blame to Ansell Hunt and Cres son; Disagrees Washington, Aug. 1 8. Samuel Tilden Ansell, former acting Judge advocate general ot the army and ot the prisoners legal counsel. Colonel John 10. Hunt and Colonel C. C. Cresaon were charged with conspiracy In connection with tbe escape of Grover Cleveland Berg doll, the draft evader, In a report signed by three of the five mem bers of a special investigating com mittee, filed today with the house. Characterizing Ansell as "the master mind" In the plan by which Bergdoll was released from a mili tary prison under guard, to dig up a pot of gold, the majority report recommended that he be disbarred from practicing In the courts of the nation "above whose safety and Integrity he has placed gold." Minority Defends Antell. A minority report, filed at the same time held, however, that there was no testimony to support the charge that Ansell, through whose efforts act counsel the pris oner was released, "conspired to effectuate his escape" or that his motive was improper. One republican, Representative Rurlng of Indian, and two demo crats, Johnson of Kentucky and Flood of Virginia signed the ma jority report. The minority views were presented by Chairman Pet ers of Maine and Representative McArthur of Oregon, republicans. The majority finding is the first of the many Investigating reports submitted to tbe bouse since the (Continued on Page Six.) Courtesy Oregon Journal. Ashurst Rebels On Beer Bill Arizona Senator Says He Will Not Be Party to Legislation Weak ening Dry Laws Washington. Aug. 18- The presence of Wayne B. Wheeler, general counsel of the Anti-Saloon meeting of the con- William Squires, iMM with 211,000 bales worth 000,000 a year ago. .vvueai -.i"i manager of the Oregon Statesman J", bughel9 August h-ioflv nn thp sulllect Of afcKieRicu r . "Prn Washington, A I !,,,:: ' Aug. 18.- ment of William burns as director of the bu T of investigation of the department of Justice was "flounced today by Attornev General Duugherty. .rtnbo hr pf v on tne suoieci oi advertising. Mr. Squires empha sized the value o? obtaining affi- M , . ...,,,, I, n.vnclail a Tl ( thf jj aavns ui tiujin . !net financial return to the farm- !er as an advertising asset to the ' county and as an aid to the sale ji:OI real esxaie. $1 Cbs'les I, Lisle. mngazl"e w-lt-m er. and representative of the 3e Oregon Statesman ana rwi" Homestead, stated that this had ' jhen done with great success in Pianos made in England in 1813 .Idaho and had stimulated Inter fered 120,000; last year the est during' the war in the farm jnade was only 50.000. , lands of that state. ForeignTradeSlump Is Attributed To War's Effect were wounded by constabulary on characterized In the senate today 13. by Senator Reed, democrat, Mis souri, as "unwarranted and un- Soft Drink Vendors Put On Free List Washington, Aug. 18. Elimi nation from the republic tax bill of the section proposing a license tax ot $10 a year on vendors of soft drinks was agreed upon today by majority members of the ways and means committee which gen eral debate on tbe measure was continuing In the house. Another amendment adopted would exempt from Income tax all sums received as pensions or allowances from the government by veterans of all wars or their dependents. Promolnent datos say constab- hi.shels at $:0.000.000 ! Flour exports totalled one mil lion barrels worth 9,000,000, compared with 2.000.000 worth J26.000.0O0 In July last year; corn 15.000.000 bushels valued !at $10 000.000 as against one mil lion worth $2,000,000; rice. 63 -000 000 pounds, worth $2,000,000 as 'against 17.000,000 pounds worth $2,000,000; all bread stuffs $63 000.000, compared with $122. 000.000; meat and dairy $32 189.000 as against 3z-';" 000: mineral oils. 183.000.000 gallons worth $21,000,000 as com pared with 2:4.000.000 gallons worth $51,000,000 Chandler Egan To Lead Westerners On Golf Jaunt 18. Chandlei Lloyd-George Pleads for Japs . - An f,n A nst ?4 .IMH1 jl,uuu,vv, a "V ' iilarv officers Inld moron ( hnv 1 t,lotH Insolence.' would Kill an uatos wno maae After more man two uours ui comnlaints. On August 14. the Ji,.ite. Senator Sterling's motion 1 constabulary beat up six Moros; to send the beer bill to conference London, Aug. 18. Prime Mln request that you (Yeater) tele-' and to Insist upon retention of . jster Lloyd:George, In a statement graph the constabulary not to the senate amendments was aaopi- ,n tne house of commons today kill them and notify General, ed without a record vote. ec n- Aug. IS. The of over $3,000,000,000 ''ie of the " qua the statement showed. Import drnnnHl from $5,238,000,000 in country's ,, , t, n(ln ana i 1921. of ,1.584.000.000 or 32.1 "t to the world per cent, while exports amounting ssion coining as to $8,109,000,000 In 1920 against the war. $e.61.OC-0.000 in 1921. decreased rather than dim- $1,593,000,000 or 19.6 per cent. Wood." Brigadier General Rafael Crame, commanding the constabulary, has ordered an Investigation and Mr. Yeater has referred the mat ter to General Wood. Yacht Seized Booze IsFound Cleveland, Ohio, Aug. 18. Po lice early today took seven men and four women Into custody In a spectacular seizure of the steam Washington, Aug. 18. Senatoi Ashurst, democrat, Arizona, an nounced that he had refused to participate In further conferences on the anti-beer bill "because of an evident Intention on the part of tbe conferees to weaken and de stroy the effect of the Stanley amendment, adopted unanimously by the senate." As a member ot the judiciary committee Senator Ashurst was named one of the senate managers, but It developed that he withdrew from the meeting Tuesday ulgbt. He declared that he would "not Wife Denies Calling Her Kids 'Brats' Denying that she slapped her youngsters, put them to bed with out sufficient food and called them "brats," Goldle May Sharps filed her answer to the cross complaint of her husband, Claude Clayton Sharpe, charging her with being careless about the home and ask ing for divorce. She further denies that she cut up her shoes so tnat she could not go out with her husband and com plained to relatives that he would nut supply ber sufficient clothing. Mrs. Sharpe admits, however, '.hat she escaped from her husband's mountain home and fled with her children to home ot her parentj In southern Oregon on one occasion and that she refused to let him sea Rickard Faces Arrest; Films Of Fight Cause Chicago, Aug. 18.--A warrant for the arrest of Tex Hickurd, promoter of the Dempsey-Carpen-tler boxing match, was sworn out this afternoon by John V. Cllnnln, assistant district attorney. Rick- , ar! was charged with violation of the federal law prohibiting inter state transportation of fight films. Rickard exhibited films of the Dempsey-Carpentier match before au audience of wounded soldiers here last night. Forest Patrol To Be Resumed Portland, Or., Aug. 18. -Aerial patrol of Oregon forests will be resumed In a few days. It was an nounced today after a conference of forest service, air service and timber Interest representatives. If or visit the children thereatie- Shame charaes In his r.rosn pm. supply of gasoline reported to plaint that she slapped one of the!""' bn shipped to Oregon tta cbildren to the home of her par-ltlon b? tn war department air ents in southern Oregon on one service Is not available In time concerning tne recent conierence ; occasion and that she refused to fc-asollne will be supplied by fir of Imperial premiers, said the con-j let him se or visit the children fighting organizations until lbs ferencehad recognized unanimous-! thereafter. larmy shipment arrives, thise par te r,,. ... . . . . . ' ,ll-l j ... lv that Jaoan had loyally observed oorp men ner comntainii "-i"s m me conrerenc the alliance with Great Britain during tbe war. He asked if it was right that Great Britain should now turn about and say to Japan: "Thank you for the trouble yo.i have taken, but we don't want you any longer." There were cries of "no" from the commoners. some time ago charging that her stated. husband subjected her to cruel and : Inhuman treatment. Dmihle Jnlt Fnr yacht Venice, said to be in tneences if the conferees proposed to IMahoney. her last April. The service of a whiskey ring operat-1 agree to any amendment wh(ch 117 1 fAJ hearing was ordered yesterday af- ing in Canada and the T nlted will directly or Indirectly permit YY OOQ vfPPOSCU ter Lee Johnston, Mahoney s at- States. The seizure, made at Whis-1 the manufacture of vinous, malt torney, had filed complaint ky Island, wet of the Cuyahoga or eplrltou liquors In th home or Washington. Aug. IS. Opposl- charging Mahoney wa Insane, river, netted ninety five cases of '. I elsewhere for beverage purpoe." tion developed today In the house Mr. Nora Mahoney. the prl- Imported wines td liquor. henator Asnursi oecunea 10 to the senate Dill wmcn would oner's mother, snd Mrs. Dnllle Six of the men seized. Including ; comment on published if ports that permit Major General Leonard j Johnson, his sister, wer the first CspUln William L. Curry of To-1 Wayne B. Wheeler, general coun-Wood to Ccpt the governorship witness called at the hearing, ronto. Canada, said o be th m- ot the Anti-Saloon League, sat 0f the Philippines without giving Attorney Johnston quested that er of the yacht, are charged with J 'lh Che conferees yesterdsy and up h)g army commission. A meet- the commission be discharged and Mahoney's Sanity To Be Investigated Seattle, Wash., Aug. 17. A commission of five alienist and physician today began an exam ination to determine the mental condition of James E. Mahoney charged with murder for the al leged slaying of hi wife. Kate M return to take Dart In the confer- -, !.., tr-) .All- - l - .,v. national amateur golf champion. Is planning to- try for de crown again at St. Louis ncV month, according 10 -celved from him byick Evan,, present national champion. r.?sn who removed to Oregon several vears ago. has not taken part lo national championships since going west, except In coast meets. s" .. . s.i !...(. IK nrnhll.lllnn l.w Tk. 6StSteQ in ine vera OI iryir.g I'J n- ,,f (ho mlllturv commit tra was .. ,.1tl l-v u.. knn- team matches. 'seventh roan, the engineer, and.g1 ine nou scu.Mosie-v.vi.uei ciied by Chairman Kahn for to- th Insanity charge, but th re I ea tt - hnw are helnfT raiSetl VU 'hie for the de- the battle fields of the devastated bring eight coast golfers ... . . ... j kiM r, .mii-' in Team - ie department regions or turope. "V"'" ", , pranged for be- the women are held for inve.tlga- "Mement reviewing said, the pressing need of mann- if they couia rr , . f. i ... . . . . a rnr the national amateur meet at lion. rr.rnerre taciurinf uBasanet ai, s ue of the foreign raw materials has been filled snd "ntry dropped from the CnRed SUtes must now com- 0 In the fiscal pete In the world sssrkets in 1.1T1.o.vO In prices and term with the other e of 23. 5 per cent, countries. Hightower Says Plea Not Guilty San Francisco, Aug. It. Wil liam A. Hightower, Itinerant bak er, will plead not guilty of th murder of Rev. Pstriek Heal In, Colma priest, be announced todey to District Attorney rr:;kll Swsrt of San Mateo county. Hightower spent a restles: "-Ight In th Redwood City jail and I his morning declined sny food xcp boiled milk and some pear that were a gift from tbe district alter-ny. .1 . . l-lr the Ht lyiulS counirj cm, X -ie SeaKnber 17. This would bej ',h, fir.t real invasion of Fire fighters are responding to a call to ftght a forest fire on Wlt- who heretofore have been son river In Tillamook county. In by distance. IBB b7 imbr. morrgw r to take up th bill. Rep tlve McKlnzle. republican. on provision 01 me nil. ... , j 1 j was qui preaeoi, ue saiu. 'resDta Search Warrant Clause. Illinois, said It would bo a dan Tht Stanley amendment adop'-t geroua precedent to prmlt an ed by the senate provided that pro- army officer to hold a civilian hibltlon agents must hav search por.lt Ion whl'e h holds his ralll (Contlnued on Page Fits.) tary commission. g Lcttm's Meetiiit: DaU Sal ParU, Aug. H. Th special meeting of the council of the league of nation to take up th quest was denied. The excluded. public wss flUMt'ou of Upper Silesia. red to It by lbs allied si council will b held In Geneva, The city of Tsjnhlll Is busy 'beginning August I. VIsmsw making permanent sonnertions cn Ishll. president of the league the new water main on th streets council, ent out an official call ovr which th now highway run. 1 tor th meeting today.