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THE DALLES DAILY CHRONICLE, TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 1921.
PASTOR PUNS TO
SAVt WILD GIRLS
THE REV. BYRNE WAITS FOR $40,
000,000 FROM BENE.
By Westbrook Pegler
(United News Staff Correspondent)
MEW YORK, April 12.A little,
crippled parson Is killing time in, one
of the gayest of the Broadway ho
tels, awaiting the settlement of an es
tate which he expects will make him
the richest clergyman in the world,
and place him beyond the necessity
for church bazaars or rummage sales.
Forty million dollars he claims is
coming to him on Ma.f 29, and the
Jflov. Davis S. K. llyrn of Toronto,
doesn't Intend to lift a single church
mortgage, pension a pastor or buy a
bowl of clam chowder for a Bowery
bum. Doctor Bryno is going to spen
the money when ho gets it In pio
vidlng a spiritual diet for girls gone
wrong. The commodity prices on the
spiritual menu aren't fixed by the
produce exchange or quotable on the
market tables of the newspapers, so
the little minister doesn't attempt to
say just how many wayward women
he can restore to morality, but he ex
pects to do much good In the world.
Dr. Byrne Is living in the heart d"f
the region whore whispered saluta
tions from darkened taxies cruising
slowly, close to t .lie curbs at night
nnd sly glances from experienced
eyes tell him there is work to be done
with his millions. He is looking things
over on Broadway as he did in Chica
go in l'J07, when ho dropped into a
dive on South Statu street to look
up a telephone number and was In.
vlted to buy a drink for a pretty
young girl from Pittsburgh.
"I told her U wouldn't buy hor a
drink, 1 wouldn't oven buy myself a
orlnk, but if she wanted me to, I'd
say a prayer for nor," says Dr. Byrne
on Broadway. "And I sat right down
at the table and prayed."
For the time being the girl's inter
est still ran to that drink, however,
Ibis being only 10 o'clock on n morn
ing aftor. Sho strayed away from the
little man who sat with his head
bowed at the tablo and ho, finishing
his Importunity to Clod, walked across
tho strcot to a little greasy restaurant.
A fow minutes later the girl rejoinod
him and asked him to finish that
story about forgiveness. Ho did; and
sho was converted.
Tlio girl went back to her father
In Pittsburgh, who was Willliani
Cloorgo Hyrna, a capitalist, according
to tho preacher, and the father w:is
so grateful to the minister that ho
adopted him as his son the minis
ter's name was Jacob Kldd naming
him a Joint hulr to his vast ostato
Tho other holrs wore Uio daughter.
Lucy, her mother and 1ior brnthtv,
John. Lucy died, and soon alter the
father also died. His will, however,
provided that the executor could not
bo discharged until 10 years later,
which time oxplros on May '29. Moan
time the wlfo and son wore report oJ
lost In tho KniproHS of Ireland OUas
ter, which loft tho minister at solo
legatee and executor.
With tho prospects of this troiuen-
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The first day of tho finunco camp algn brought splendid results and en
thuslastlc reports of the response w llh which the workers are meeting.
Mrs. C. D. Butler and Miss Tillle U ash were voted the prize team for the
dous fortune, tho minister founded,
he said, the Christian Workers'
emirch In Montreal, and an
Hon for tho redemption of
The hotel clerks and bell hops have
r'been very attentive to Dr. Byrne, but
without much luck to date, as returns
are measured on Broadway. But it is
u good gamble on Broadway to be
nice to a man on speaking terms with
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Notice to Class
Members of psychological class will
meet at the library tonight, 7:45. 12
The Woman's Missionary society of
the Congregational church will meet
Wednesday al 3 p. m. at the home of
Alias Dorothy Freddcn, 312 Alvord. 12
Modern Woodmen Attention
Special business Thursday evening.
State Deputy J. O. Burgess will make
an official visit.
Regular meeting of the Lutheran
Hobson of this city, , Utiles' Aid Society will be held Wed
nesday afternoon at 2:30 In ttie
church parlors. 12
Mrs. Grace A
and James A. Brown of Moose Jaw,
Saskatchewan, Canada, were quietly
married yesterday morning at the
United Brethren parsonage, Tho Rev.
O. K. Hartman, officiating. Mr. and
Mrs. Oscar S. Hobson, the bride's son
and his wlfo; Mr. and Mrs. J. M.
NIcol of Slverton, Oregon', tho latter
tho bride's daughter, and Mrs. S. J.
'Badcock, of this city, were in attend
ance. Thti couple loft yestorday after
noon for Portland, where they will
spend a brief honeymoon before tak
ing up residence in Moose Jaw.
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There'fi A Difference
If you'vo been a "ready made" man
In the past, be a "mado to order man"
In the future. First class hand tailor-
d suits to measure, $3G,00 and up. W,
It. Webber, one block east of post-
St. Paul's Guild will meet with Mrs.
Grover Young, 911 F street, Wednes
day afternoon. - 12
will give a benefit social for needy
brothers at the K. of P. hall Wednes
day evening, April 13. A general good
time Admission 35 cents. 13
By C. A. Greene
Teacher, Lawyer, Lec
Mrs. L. Barnum will
Mahonia club Thursday
The Missionary Society
of tho Congregational church will
meet with .Miss Dorothy Fredden at
3 o'clock Wednesday afternoon. 1
Good Intent Meeting
The Good Intent society will meet
In tho Sunday school room of the
church Wednesday afternoon, 2; 30
Mrs. John Lang, Mrs. Amsbery and
Mrs. Barney, hostesses. 12
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(Chronicle's Washington Bureau.)
WASHINGTON, April 12. Congress
man Slnnott has introduced in the
house the following bills:
To authorize the president to con
solidate the offices of register and re
ceiver In United State district "land
To add certain lands to government
national forest, Oregon. (It adds 30,
803 acres and Is approved by the for
Authorizing the postmaster general
to investigate conditions arising from
contracts In star route, screen wagon
and other vehicle service prior to
June 30, 1918. (For relief of star-
route mall contractors facing tre
mendous losses through enhanced
coat in carrying out contracts. Was in
troduced(last session, but disapproved
Amending joint resolution giving to
discharged soldiers, sailors and ma
rines a preferred right, of homestead
entry approved February 14, 1920.
(This amendment increases period of
preference right from two to 10 days.)
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FRANCE TO GIVE HONOR
TO DEAD NAPOLEON
Camplegne, museums and expo-
birthday or the anniversary of Ins
While the real celebration of' Na
poleon's death will take place on
May 4 and 5, preliminary recognition
of the event is already under way.
sition of relics of Napoleon , have
In the meantime, excursions are
being organized to the island of 'El
ba, to the Napoleonic battlefields of
France to Waterloo and, If possible,
also to those of the Rhine.
An International congress will nlso
be held to which all the learned so
cieties of the world are asked to
will he held at Notre Dame in .Paris,
with Cardinal Dubois present and at
which Abbe Hennoque, who during
the world war won eleven citations,
will deliver the oration on Napoleon.
' On 'May 5 a great military cere
mony will take place at the Arch of
Triumph, in which the survivors of
the Franco-Prussian campaigns and
the poilus of Foch will participate.
Finally, in the afternoon another
ceremony will take place at the Ho
tel dea Invalldes, which Napoleon
constructed for his disabled soldiers,
at which Marshal. Foch will make
the principal address.
In the evening gaia perionnauue
send delegates for the purpose otWni be given at all the theatres or
studying the Napoleonic code and parigi wnile the boluevards will be
other works of the great French gen- turnea over to merrymakers until
eral and statesman. ' tney themselves are ready to quit.
On May 4, a religious ceremony
By Henry Wood
(United Press Staff Correspondent) 1
PARIS, April 12, On May 5, with
France's celebration of the hundredth
anniversary of the death of Napol
eon, Marshal Foch will be given lit-
tks foretaste of the nice things that
Fiance will do in his honor when he
is jafely dead as Napoleon. I
There is nothing that France like.?
to do better or that she does nicer
titan pulling off honors on behalf of
hor great military heroes. Generally
speaking, France would just as soon
honor a live military chief as a dead
one, only experience nas uiugni nei
that it is mucli safer to stick to the
Experience has taught France that
her celebrations in honor of live mili
tary chiefs are so Intoxicating that
they are likely, to go to the head of
said military chief, and cause him to
want to take over the whole show.
So iMarshal Foch will participate
Tn the big celebration of May 5 with
the quiet and sure consciousness- that
as soon as he has been dead as long
as Napoleon, France won't fail to
overlook any little occasion like his
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