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DAILY CAPITAL JOURNAL, .SALEM, OREGON, FRIDAY, JANUARY 30, 191.
"-'""isa limn L WILL KOI FARE ILL Departments at Washington Oppose Resolution, and Its Author is Not Backing It Up. TOTAL OP 15,000 CLAIMS OF VALUE ABB INVOLVED IN CASE Professional Locators Have Reaped a Bich Harvest in Luring People to the Tracts. UNITED PRESS LEABED Willi. Washington, an. 30. The interior de partment and the department of agri culture have reported adversely to con gress on the joint resolution introduced ly Senator Lewis, of Illinois, proposing In effect to confirm the title of all per sons who, with the aid of locators, Tiave filed on or sought to enter lands embraced within the Oregon & Califor nia railroad grant. These adverse reports alone would 1)6 sufficient justification for tabling the Lewis resolution, but Senator Lew is, in introducing the resolution, marked H for the junk pile when he indorsed it as being "introduced by request" a term used in congress to indicate that the author of the measure intends that It shall not receive consideration. Prosecution Promised. The introduction of the resolution and the attitude assumed by the depart ments, however, serve once more to at-, tract public attention to the activities of the locators, and it now develops that it has been the purpose of the in terior department and the department of justice for moro than six months past to procure evidence against the locators who have been active in plac ing people 'on or inducing thorn to file on Oregon & California grant lands, with a view to prosecuting those of them who have resorted to fraudulent methods'. The records of the government de partments disclose the fact that be tween 14,000 and 15,000 claims to Oregon & California lands would be ap proved if tho Lewis resolution were passed by congress, and the only re quirement would be that the claimant pay the government $2.50 an acre for eacli acre filed on. It moreover appears that profession al locators who were instrumental in in ducing the filing of nearly 15,000 claims "have reaped a fine harvest, their lo cating fees to date having aggregated more than $1,000,000 in the Oregon & California railroad cases alone. Reames Ordered to Act District Attorney Reames at Port land has been authorized by the depart ment of justice to take steps to prose cute locators who have been defraud ing innocent persons in connection with Oregon & California lands, such author ity having first been given under date of July 31, 1913. The department of justice meantime has been advising all persons applying there for information that "no one can safely make any con tract with the railroad company, and that no department of the government ban authority to make disposition of these lands." In a lotter to Mr. Beanies, which he was authorized to make public, the department of justice said: " Every , effort should be made not only to prosecute those guilty of frauds in connection with this matter, but also to inform the public fully to the end that the practice of such frauds may be rendered aB difficult as possible." It was never the intontion of con frress to seek a forfeiture of any lands which had been sold in strict accord ance with tho terms of tho original grant to actual settlers in quantities not exceeding 100 acres and at a price not exceeding $2.50 an acre. Congress dealt only with lands sold contrary to law, or wlihioh have been withheld from enle altogether. electrocuted at the Ohio penitentiary tonight, without ever having had a trial by jury. Humphreys is a self confessed murderer. He pleaded guilty to the general charge of homicide and waived his right to a trial, hoping for clemency from the court. Because of the nature of his crime, the judge gave him the limit of the law. Humphreys gained the confidence of a comrado and learned where this friend had $400 hidden. He got his victim to get the money, lured him from West Virginia to Columbus, took him to a deserted part of the city, and cut bis throat. He shot the man afterwards to make sure of the job. Then Humphreys fled back to the West Virginia mountains, abandoning his wife and two babies. It was through his own little boy that the crime was finally fastened upon Humphreys. A few days after the murder the child found a bloody revol ver in an old stove in the yard. - The police were notified and Humphreys finally captured. Confronted with sev eral of the murdered man's belongings found in his possession, Humphreys broke down and confessed. U MURDERER HUMPHREYS HANGS THIS EVENING tVNlTKD 1'IIXSg LEASED Willi). Columbus, 0.,. Jan. 30. Leslie Hum phrevs, Columbus murderer, will be TRIAL JURIES DISCUSSED. UNITED fbess leased wise. New York, Jan. 30. "The Deteriora tion of the Trial Jury" was the prin cipal topic scheduled for discussion at the thirty-seventh annual meeting of the New York State Bar Association, which today opened a two days' ses sion. Former Judge A. T. Clearwater read a paper on this subject in which the defects of the system were pointed out, especially those which arise dur ing criminal trials. Former Judge Al ton B. Parker, once Democratic candi date for President of the United StateB, presided. The annual address was to be delhered at Carnegie Hall by for mer Chief Judge Cullon, of the Court of Appeals. Other subjects of discus sion will be "Trial of Impeachments," and "Workmen's Compensation." A paper on "Some Features of the In come Tax Law," by Congressman Cor nell Hull, of Tennessee, and reports from various standing and special com mittees were scheduled. Tho conven tion will close with a dinner in honor of former Chief Judge Cullon at the Ilotol Astor tomorrow night. Former Judge Parker will preside and there will bo many notable speakers present. The officers of the Association are Judge Parker, prosidentj Frederick K. Wadhams, secretary and Albert Hess berg, treasurer. Charging that the defendants have declined to make physical connections of their lines at Albany, John Wills, W. L. Chambers and E. A. Chambers, of that city, have today filed a complaint with, the state railroad commission against the Southern Pacific, the Cor vallis & Eastern and the Oregon Eloc trio companies. A law compelling physical connec tions of railroads within the discretion of the commission was passed at the last session of the legislature, and it is .be lieved that the larger companies have awaited the filing of complaints with the commission before filing suit to test the act. An old state law provided in general terms for an interchange of traffic by railroads, but the United States court held that it applied to interstate as well as interstate' commerce and was void. The new law was passed to rem edy the alleged defect. The large lines fought the attempt to make the inter change of businoss compulsory under the old law, and there is reason to be lieve as determined a fight will be made under the new one. It is alleged in the complaint that the defendants have not furnished the proper facilities for the interchange of traffic at Albany, and, as a result, the complainants are suffering damage. The Oregon Electric, it is said, doos not oppose the physical connections. The complaint is the first of numerous ones which the commission may have to con sider, and if the large railroads are of the same attitude as they were when the old law was attacked, a bitter court fight will result. ' ' The complainants ask that the de fendants be required to answer the charges, and that an order be mado re quiring them to provide the connec tions. It is charged that their failure to make physical connections is unrea sonable and unjust and does not permit of adequate intrastate commerco bo twocn points in Oregon and On the de fendants' lines. CHILD IS BATTLE 1H IRATE ROOSTER IF Eat Less Meat and Take a Glass of Baits to Flush Out Kidneys Drink Plenty Water. An unusual battle took place in the back yard of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Marnach's home on High street yester-' day, the combatants being Pauline, the 7-year-old daughter of Air. and Mrs. Uric acid in meat excites the kidneys, luarnacn, aua a pei roosier wnicn ine they become overworked; get sluggish, youngster had raised from a mere chick. ache, and fool like lumps of lead. The The little girl had gone to the hon urine becomes cloudy, the bladder is ir house after the eggs when Mr. I ritated, and you may be obliged to seek Marnach's attention was attracted by '"relief two or three times' during the much squawking and flopping of wings .night. When the kidneys clog you must out in the yard. Upon investigation it was found that Pauline had armed her self with a switch and was belaying the said rooster in great fashion, while the fowl, with all his fighting blood up, was flying at the girl and attempting to peck her face. Finally the child drove Mr. Rooster to close quarters and after administer ing a good licking to the irate chicken, kicked him into the hen houae and locked the door. According to, Pauline, the rooster seemed to fly 'into a rage when she approached him And imme diately began to fight her. Just what prompted the chicken to attack his small mistress caunot be explained by Mr. Marnach inasmuch as she had rais ed the bird and it was looked upon as a pet ever since it was a little thing. MINERS TO DEMAND INCREASES. united rnr.ss leased wiiie. Philadelphia, Jan. 30. Demands for a ten percent wage increase for coal miners were to be formulated today at a district meeting of the United Mine Workers of America. Patrick Gilday, district president, was to preside. In sounding the keynote of the meeting today Gilday declared that the opera tors, with whom their contracts expire April 1, are practically certain grant the increases to be demanded. He pre dicted that the increases would go into offect by February 1, and that tho same wage raises will be granted in othor Pennsylvania districts. The operators today declared that the calling of a con vention of the minerB tor Fobruary 24 was done in the hope of forcing a moot ing of the wage scale committees of both sides later in the month in order that when the present contracts expire there will have been a month of dis agreement over wages, which, accord; ing to the contracts, would give the men the right to strike without automatic ally breaking the agreements. GOMPERS DEFENDS LABOR FEDERATION AND COUNCIL united fresh leased wins. Indiauopolis, Ind., Jan. 30. Samuel Gompers, president of the American Federation of Labor, defended the or ganization and its executive council yesterday afternoon before the United Mine Workers' convention against the charges made by President Moyer, of the Western Federation of Miners, Duucan McDonald and others. Mover's charge was that if the Mich igan copper strike is lost the inactivity of the American Federation executive board would be the cause Gompers as serted that it would be impossible to levy an assessment for the copper strikers and denied that the organiza tion is "reactionary, fossilized, worm eaten and dead," and that the ex ecutive council is composed of "booze fighters." VANDERBILT AND DUKE AND DUCHESS ARRIVE UNITED PRESS LEASED WIRE., Colon, Panama, Jan, 30. The Bteamer Almirante arrived yesterday with Mr. and Mrs. Vanderbilt, the duke and duchess of Manchester and Lord Fal coner, who were rescued from Vander bilt 's yacht Warrior which ran ashore n a storm Monday off the Colombian coast. : . Apparently the Vandcrbilts and their guests are Buffering no ill effects from their thrilling experience, which includ ed a day and a night of uncertainty while the yacht was pounded by- the high seas and a trip through the break ers from the stranded vessel. The Warrior '8 position is reported serious. The Almirante will return to the scene to rescue the crew if necessary. A wrecking tug has already gone to the aid of the yacht. ' ' DRINK HABI1 RELIABLE HOME TREATMENT. Thousands of wives, mothers and sis tors are enthusiastic in their piaise of ORHIXE, because It has cured their loved ones of the "Drink Habit" and thoreby brought happiness to their homes. Can be given secrotly. OR RfNE costs only $t.00 per box. Ask for free booklet. Perry Drug Stores. BUSINESS EXPEDITION RETURNS. CNITED PRESS LEASED WIRE. New York, Jan. 30. Tho American "commercial expedition," composed of prominent manufacturers and finan ciers, members of the Southern Commer cial Congress, was expoctcd to arirve here today after the most extensive trip ever taken through South America in tho interests of fostering trade re lations between United States and South Amorica. The "commercial ex pedition" sailed on November 1, from Mobile, where tho 1013 Southern Com mercial CongrcsB was held. The expe dition visited twenty-one of tho lar gest cities of Brazil, Chilo, Argentine Republic, Colombia, Pern, Uruguay, Bo livia, Ecuado and Beveral Central Amer ican countries. help them flush off the body's urinous waste or you'll be a real sick person shortly. At first you feel a dull misery in .the kidney region, you suffer from backache, sick headache, dizziness, stomach gets sour, tongue coated and you feel rheumatio twinges when the welather is bad. "' Eat less meat, drink lots of water; alo get from any pharmacist four oune- !ee of Jad Salts; take a tablespoonful in a glass of water before breakfast for a few days and your kidneys will the nact fine. This famous salts is made from the acid of grapes and' lem on juice, combined with lithia, and has been used for generations to clean clog ged kidneys and stimulate them to nor mal activity, also to neutralize the acids in urine, so it no longer Is a source of irritation, thus ending bladder weak ness... . . Jad Salts is inexpensive, cannot in jure; makes, a delightful effervescent lithia-water drink, which every one should take now and then to Jteep the kidneys clean and active. Druggists here siay they sell lots of Jad Salts to folk;! who beliovo in overcoming kidney trouble while it is only trouble. THREATEN TO DESTROY - ORANGE PACKING HOUSES SATURDAY SPECIALS SATURDAY SPECIALS SHIPLE17S; Silk Umbrellas Women's Silk Umbrellas, "test of covers, fitted over Par agon steel frames, finished with neat handles. Regular $5.00. Special .......... !$4.Q0 Tailored Waists Women's and Misses' high grade tailored waists in a va riety of pleasing styles. Special .................:..'.....:...:$1.98 Boys' Hose : : ; Good weights, fast black cotton ribbed hose, just the thing for school' Special i pairs for 25c Blankets Extra good quality pure white wool blankets, 72x80. ; Special ........... $6.98 Lace Curtains One-half Price 9UAUTY , ' POPULA MERCHANDISE ... t stTwtw jtatt ciwt PttlXS POPE HAS DIFFICULT PROBLEM. CONFUCIANISM MADE CHINESE STATE RELIGION UNITED PRESS LEASED WIUH.l Tekin, Jau. 30 The administrative couucil passed yesterday a bill making Confucianism the Chinese state religion. The council is the body, chosen by him self, which President Yuai Shi Kai set up as a substitute for the parliament ho dissolved and it was by the president that the bill concerning religion was introduced. WANT SUFFRAGE CAUCUS. ICK, GLOSSY Hi FREE FROM DANDRUFF Glrlsl Try Itl Hair Gets Soft, Tluffy and Luxuriant at Once No More Falling Hair. If you care for heavy hair, that glis tens with beauty and is radiant with life; has an Incomparable softness and is fluffy and lustrous, try Dandenne, Just one application doublos the beauty of your hair, besldos it imme diately dissolves every particle of dan druff; you cannot have nice, heavy, healthy hair if you have dandruff. This destructive scurf robs the hair of its lustre, its strength and its very life, and if not overcome it produces a fever- Ishness and itching of the scalp; the hair roots famish, loosen and die; then the hair falls out fast. If your hair has boon neglected and is thin, faded, dry, scraggy or too oily, get a 20-cent bottle of Enowlton's Dan dorine at any drug store or toilet coun ter; apply little as directed and ten : united fuess leased wins. San Bernardino, Cal,, Jan. 30. An onymous threats to destroy the orange packing houses at Rjalto unloss all Jap anese pickers are driven from the Rial to groves are contained in letters re ceived by Sheriff Ralphs and tho San Bernardino newspapers. . The " letters were written in red ink and bore rudely iirawn coffins. "We are white citizons of Rialto and we owe money to the butcher and the grocer; wo can't pay because we have been fired from our jobs and Japs hired for 50 conts a day less," tho lot- ters said. Japanese labor has supplanted white labor almost entirely in the Rialto orange groves this year. MEXICANS EXCITED OVER ALLEGED TALK OF WILSON UNITED PltESS LEASED WIW0. Mexico City, Jan. 30. The Japanoso minister had a long conferrence with President Iluorta yesterday afternoon at which it was roported that the finan cial arrangements were discusses for any arms or ammunition Japanese traders may supply to the Mexican government. Local Japanese wero intensely ex cited today over the local publication of tho following utlorance, attributed to President WilBon: "Tho Japanese are supplying the fed erals with arms; we must supply the robels with the same." Huerta has notified American Charge d' Affaires O'Shaughnessy that he has nine United States army uniforms, tak en from tho bodies of rebels at Ojinaga -" ' UNITED TIIESS LEASED Wtltd. Rome,-Jan. 30. Pope Plus is again in troubled waters as a rosult of Euro pean politics. ! Borvia, whoso territtfry has beoh doubled as a result of tho two u-ni.t Balkan wars, has just sent to 'dime a commission to negotiate a concordat with tlie Vatican. Porsonal- ly.'tlio Pope is most favorably disposed toward SSrvia. ; 1 Austria,1'"' howe'ver, v)l ch is the Vatican's' strongest friohd pmorgst the big European powors, has lor the past century boon trying to truph the little state that1 is always trying to create a big Slav ompire on her southern border. Austria also en joys from tho Vatican the position of protector of the Catholic church in tho entire Bulkan peninsular. Sho has lodged an emphatic protest with the "ope against this diminution of her 'tower and the increase of that of Sor vla which would result from a concor dat with the Vatican. Pope Pius gives no indication of just how he is going to get out of the difficult position. ROAD VOTES ON LEASE. UNITED TKESS LEASED WIRE, Washington, Jan. 30. Potitions were In circulation today for a house demo cratic caucus onthe suffrage question. Equal rights leaders asserted that they had enough signatures to force the caucus. UNITED PBESS LEASED WIIIS. Stuttgart, Arks., Jan. 30. Stockhold crs of tho Rock Island, Stuttgart and Southern railway company met here to lny in specinl session to voto upon the lease of the road to the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific, company for 00 years, from February 1. Tho line was originally built by the Rice Belt and vldes heavy fines and imprisonment for Amorican oitieens who may aid in the immigration of debarred classes of aliens. .' . PROHIBITION IS ENDORSED ' BY WOMEN'S FEDERATION UNITED PMCHS LEASED WIllB.l Tacoma, Wash., Jan. 30. Unanimous Indorsement of proposed atato-wide pro hibition', for which proposed initiative measure Is now on file at the state cap ital, was the last important act of the executive board of tho State Federation of Womon's clubs in tho mid-winter conference haro, which ended yesterday. An arrangement was made whereby the Woman's League of the University of Washington, which will be come af filiated with the organization. Dele gates and alternates to the bieunial general convention in Chicago were named, committee vacancies filled ami the date of tho stnto convention at Ray- moil J. fixed at July 20. DRASTIC AMENDMENT AIMED AT ANARCHISTS UNITED PRESS LEASED WIHE.1 Washington, Jan. 30. A drastic amendment to the Burnett-Dillingham immigration bill Was adopted yester day afternoon by the house immigration committee. It provires for the doporta tion of aliens assisting in the immigra tion of persons, militant suffragettes included, who teach the destruction of property. The bill alBu providos that aliens who become naturalized citizens may be reached by the law, and pro- OITY CAN CONDEMN LINE. UNITED MESS LEASED WIIIE.) Olympia, Wash., Jan. 30. Reviewing the condemnation proceedings brought by tho city of Seattle against the Se attle, Ronton & Southern railway, the supreme court today specifically upholtl the right of a city to condemn an ex isting street railway for operation as a municipal line. The cpurt, however, sent the case; back to the lower court because the present receivers of the company had not been made parties to the action. 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