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ROSEBURO, OREGON, FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 1924.
VOL. XI, NO. 257, OF THE EVENINQ NEWS.
fc.XXV. NO. Jo,, v.
i SILENT TODAY
Lor. and Representative.
r . Unit of Dav
to Joking About Kep. ,
Hill's Home Brew
(Assnrlnted Press I,eaaed Wire.)
TAMPICO. Mex.. Jan. 11. Fresh
government forces arrived here to
day on their way to Huasteca to take
part in the attack on Tuxpam. The
situation of the rebels at Vera Cruz,
their headquarters, Is described as
desperate through lack of funds. Th
action of the United States govern
ment In declaring an arms embargo
npainst them Is bIbo said to have
GIVEN caused demoralization among the
Jorge Prieto Laurens, one of the
principal actors of Adolfo De La
Huerta, recently arrived at Tuxpam
and is reported to have demanded
a loan of 20,000 pesos' from each oil
company having representatives
there, giving them five days in which
to deliver the money.
Late advices state that the rebels
have ordered suspension of the
pumping oporations of the Huaaste
ca. Aguila and Mexican petroleum
companies, which is taken here to
inline legislative! indicate that the oil men refused
Angry Mob of Aberdeen Citi
zens Try to Lynch Special
Agent Who Shot Two.
MOVED TO MONTESANO
MftrllitHi Pre. Leased Wlm.)
VASH1N0T0N, Jan. 11. InstruC-
) were given trie house ways and
iin committee to report the tax
on or before February 11. On
t date it Is to take up the sol-
bonos, to determine whether
adjusted compensation should be
t the outset or the meeting,
h was behind closed doors, last
nins. Representative Longworth,
1 leader, proposed that the ways
means committee be Instructed
ontinued consideration of the tax
'to the exclusion of all other
ral legislative DroDosltlons."
i a view to making a report by
fair it, arter which time It
uld proceed to consideration of.
"0 amendments were offered to
umgworth resolution and both
epreaentatlve Fairchllrt nf Vow
1 proposed a stipulation that a
ua bill be reported as "soon as
Ma proposal was rejected 100 to
ThS Other nmnnHtnnn,
- uniii viiciitu
"Presentatlve Fish of New York.
veteran, rixed February 2S BR
latest date for n ,n,. nn hnni..
slatlon. On roll mil ih. ,,
lost 1009 to 87.
umgworth resolution then
"opted bv viva . k.
"Idler bloc made one more ef
u Insure favorable net inn nn ih.
p. Fish proposed that the con-
C . . ? Uw,f ,n '"" of
'..!! V ,bl" pMlon of congress
a reasonable" taw ..j.,.m..
"J a bonus measure. On mo
ot Kenresentativo tnv.iv......
vlatnk ' w aa tauiru.
tnber, of the rormer service
group declared they would
"Kht 10 "oor
. !uld "tempt to have
nl i"d mean' fonimittee dls-
. i. consideration of the
M. This. ; : :
. yuiuiru qui,
g SllOUt a rernrH
tnrlllrta . - -
Vl. J .'.ns.
I oulJ k- T " ""in me tax
"onsid.r., reponea nn
Vltb ,U J, W?U''1 be P-dted.
"d mean. l".,. ,ne
roolrW.. "muiuee ront n
"r..!.. J. the ad-
' bin i UI lne treas
ml L "6 bope-
nmLf'H of ,n,,r of
wmple,ed by th. middle of
r ir a rL Wn Proced
Mlanoai,r.J,r.?cri"B h'ch called
Pror ,ron,,f ?' . dminls-
-1loi of t?I 'if th'n "
w I C,'lnt; ln ,h
r.riatel Pr-M Ia.ed 7'r..
visiiiN-CTOX. J""- I1- The
, .lolln legislative
iuiailon occupied to- their aemanas tor money,
the almost unuiiuru ...
Ia a doien committee rooms, sen-
1 and jrfsriHu."iu .
lr beads over dry statistical ta-
, or listened to aavice uu tnu
t from Ilgntening me uuruuu
,k lainsver to proviuing piu
:ey lor the bureau of entomol-
L. nt chamber was silent and
remain so tomorrow, jecuuic
ih house devoted the day to
bate on the Interior appropriation
which cuts expenses oy comuiii
tbe unctions or receiver and
iter in a batch or western land
1 including that at Sacramento,
Lre the receivership is held by
ai Johnson s father, strangely
irt, however, much or the time
id floor was taken up with a Joc
r prohibition colloquy centering
and Representative Hill's home
the win and means committee re-
bed iu study of taxes ln a thick-
In? birfige of statements, open
mtn, deniods and protests rrom
frj point of the political coin
tie committee has until a month
la today in which to complete the
hill under a decision placing tnx
a ahead of the bonus.
Eyewitnesses Declare Officer
Slapped Search Warrant
on Table and Started
British Sub Laying in Thirty
Fathoms of Water Off
Coast of England.
FORTY THREE PERISHED
L-23 Rose Beneath Dread
naught and Struck Bow
Heavy Sea Makes '
(Aanocioted Preen Leased "Wire.)
PORTLAND, Kngland. Jan'. 11.
An object believed to be the, British
submarine L-24, which met disas
ter off this coast yesterday In a col
lision with the dreadnaught Resolu
tion, has been located off the coast
at thirty fathoms, according to offi
cials. A heavy sea was running and
made it Impossible for divers to in
(Ansfwlflted Press Leased Wire.)
LONDON, Jan. 11. The British
submarine L-24, rammed by the
dreadnaught Resolution yesterday, is
lying 30 fathoms deep about 1 1
miles south of Portland Hill, accord
ing to the latest reports from Wey
mouth. There Is nothing to indi
cate that her crew or 43 men have
All the men were below when the
boat left Portland for the maneuvers
in which she was to take part, as
the weather was heavy.
Until further Investigation has
been made it Is impossible to tell
how the disaster happened. How
ever, the latest report says the L-24
rose beneath the dreadnaught and
struck the latter's bow,.
Last night was unusually dark and
despite numerous search lights little
could be done until daylUhf, but the
salvage craft kept busy while special
boats equipped with hydrophones
tried vainly to catch any sound that
might be made by the Imprisoned
Hope of the crew's safety has not
been entirely abandoned, yet moat ex
perts think it will be miraculous it
the men are rescued.
It Is reported, but not confirmed,
that the submarine K-12. badly dam
aged ln a collision with the K-2 near
the scene of the L-24 disaster, has
sunk in shallow water.
ROLUNG LOG KILLS
BEND, ORE., WORKER
f rrlatd Frees Leaaed Wire.)
BEND. Ore.. Jan. 11. W illiam
Clemons. 38. was Instantly killed to
day when his skull was fractured by
a log rolling from a flat car.
PINCHOT WILL BE
DELEGATE AT LARGE
(Afoctated Press leased Wire.)
AUEKDKKW, Wash., Jan. 11 In
order to avoid possible lynching by
a crowd of angry citizens of Special
Officer Wllbjr Holllngsworth, fol
lowing the shooting last night of two
men in an alleged liquor raid by the
special officer and two constables
on a local pool ball, Jlollingsworth
was taken by the local authorities
under armed guard to the Montesauo
jail, east of here.
During the raid. Mike Cavuiarie,
proprietor of the pool . hall was
wounded, and August Koskl of Ho
qulam was shot ln the hand. Con
stables A. O. Hopkins and D. O. Du
gan, who assisted in the raid, de
clared that the shooting was done
While the three were searching
the place for supposed liquor, ac
cording to a report made by Consta
ble Dugan to Chief of Police George
Dean, Cavmarie Is alleged to have at
tempted to strike Holllngsworth, who
drew his gun and fired.
According to eye witnesses in the
hall at the time of the raid It was
declared that Hollingswsrth slapped
a search warrant on the table and
started shooting. '
Cavmarie was ruBhed to the hos
pital where physicians stated that
he had been shot In the stomach.
Shortly arter the shooting the res
dents of the city formed ln groups
and marched toward the local Jail
and for the safety of Holllngsworth
induced the authorities to remove
him to Monlcsano.
CHAIRMAN PLANS TO
CUT FREIGHT RATES
(Assortatrd Press Teased Wire.)
WASHINGTON, Jan. 11. Sena
tor Smith or South Carolina, the
newely elected democratic chairman
of the Interstate commerce commis
sion, declared In a statement today j
that ail Interested parties should
co-operate to provide relier rrom ex-
cesslve freight rates, and that this
applied with special emphasis "to the
intolerable burden imposed under
present rates on agriculture."
IS OUT OF RACE
(A'Knrlated Prei Leaard Wire.) 4
CHICAGO. Jan. II. The x
preseuce here of Izzy Kinstein,
government liquor agent extra-
ordinary, baa no terrors for
Chicago's saloons, cafes and
soft drink' parlors, proprietors
of which are confident they can
detect his famous disguises.
Cafe and saloon men have
hired detectives who have been
trailing lzzy for weeks and
carefully tabulating and report-
ing his various roles, the story
PRIMARY SYSTEM MK mid tom
HIT OY SPEAKER
Oregon Plan Blamed for In
jection of Religious Issue
They said Izcy donned dis-
guise number 37 last night.
Half an hour after the prohl-
bltion agent registered at a
hotel, an appareut opera song-
stress came down the elevator 4
and Inquired of bellboys where
she might obtain liquor. "She"
was Izxy, they aald.
"Tomorrow nlxht he'll prob-
ably be done up like a poor but
honest coal heaver," an Inform-
ant aald, "but it's all the same
to us. He won't get by,"
INITIATIVE IS BLAMED
Former Senator I. N. Day of
Portland Would Throw
Woman Test if lee Khe round Her
Huxbaiul's Pajamim in .Mrs. Ster
ry'a tJiirime Also Kceutexl
(Associated Press Leased Wire.)
DALLSTON. Spa. N Y., Jan. II
Mrs. Krnest Hallou, who Ib suing
Mrs. Lelaud Sterry, widow of a Palm
Keach hotel proprietor, for $50,000,
charging alienation of her husband's
affections, is expected to resume the
witness Btand today at the trial here.
She testified yesterdny as to
changes in her husband's habits after
he became Mrs. Sterry's chauffeur.
She said he never drank or smoked
and always can e home until May,
1D22, when he btwau staying out
late. She found his pajamas ln the
Sterry garage, she said, scented Mrs.
Sterry's perfume on his clothing,
and heard him, awake and asleep,
talk of Mrs. Sterry
(Associated Press Leased Wire.)
SALK..M. Jan. 11. Dlame for the
injection or religious Issues into Ore
gon politics during the past two
years, and for the abuses which arise
out of the recall act were placed up
on the primary election system and
upon the initiative by I. N. Day, of
Portland, former state senator, and
chairman of the stale tax investigat
ing committee or two years ago, ln
an address before the annual conven
tion of Oregon county Judges and
commissioners here bis morning.
Declaring that he would not. I
he could. Interfere with the opera
tion of the Initiative and referendum,
which he considered as the greatest
Instrument ever devised to increr.se
popular interest and participation in
government, except to throw addi
tional safeguards around Its oper
ation, Mr. Day urged the convention
to go on record as favoring addi
tional restrictions around circulation
of initiative petitions and a return to
the party convention Bystem of nom
inating candidates for office to aug
ment rather than supplant the pri
Mr. Day declared himself for par
ty responsibility as the "greatest
safeguard against the abuses of fac
tionalism," ln the operation or a
democratic rorm or government and
recommended county party conven
tions to frame principles and in
dorse candidates, without denying to
any person or group of persons the
right to place the names of candi
dates for nomination on the primary
I election ballots. Creation of such
a dual system, he said, would prop-
When she wrote him letters, ask
ing him to support his family, she Piv ,,rimP .i.,
testified, Mrs. Sterry telephoned her j fac,onal control.
saying: - tstop iiueriering v.r,n u.j Tne recalli Mr Day described as
uinuueur. I (he "nre-pni hptil mlHtnke" In Amor.
lean political reforms, declaring thnt
It is inconsistent with a republican
form or governmeent and declaring
that it serves only the purpose ol
factions seeking to further personal
ends and satify personal grudges.
Citing the recall movement against
Governor Pierce, Mr. Day described
as an instance of manner ln which
the recall may be used to coerce a
public official in his administration
of governmental affairs, and urged a
return to the system or Impeach
f AesoHptfd Prfss r.eaned Wire.)
WASHINGTON, Jan. 11. Sena
tor James K. Watson, of IiMiana, an
nounced todav that he would not ite
a candidate for the republican pres-1 moved headquarters from Atlanta to
Identlal nomination. (Washington.
' Senator Watson s announcement 1
(Asroclnted Trrss leased Wire.)
WASHINGTON, Jan. 11. II. C.
McCall, Imperial representative of
the Ku Klux Klan in Washington,
today confirmed a report that Wil
liam J. Simmons. Imperial emperor,
and Edward Young Clarke, Imperial
giant, bad been expelled from the
order, but denied fhat the klan had
PIERCE S TAX
County Judges and Com-
missioners in Salem.
(AaaoelHIrd Press leased Wire.)
NEW YORK. Jan. 11. It seemed 1
probable today that Jack Depmsey ! ...
would defend his world's heavy-: Governor Delivers Address to
weiKiu Doxing title for the second I
lime sxuinst Tom Gibbons of St. Paul, j
in a bout in the metropolitan see-'
tion ln May or June. I
Kveryone concerned has agreed lo
the light except Jack Kearns, Deinp-i
Uoyn's townToday 'that i WOULD CHANGE LEVIES
tne program and balance sheet pro
posed by Tex Rickard would be sat
isfactory to him. Kearns departed
for a short stay at Hot Springs. Ark.,
and said he would give bis definite
answer when he returns.
Kearns said Rickard knew what
bis financial demands were and that
if he met them the bout would be
held, so Judging rrom past utter
ances. Deinpsey's share will be $300.-
uuu. minions got virtually no mon
ey out of the previous bout held at
Shelby. Mont., which was a financial
fiasco and brought ruin to soufe of
Outlines His Program Which
He Says Will Stfve State
Ruin and Destruction
Ilwaco Banker Testifies Today
in His Own Behalf at
BLAMES SON, MYRON
Declares He Did Not Know
That He Had Overdrawn
His Account or That
He Had Information.
left the way clear for President Coo
lidge to enter into the Indiana nom
ination campaign with Kwing Hud
son of Vincinues as the
manager in that state.
Senator Watson Issued only this
statement: "I have concluded not
to be a candidate for the republican
nomination for the presidency."
AND CONTROL MINE
(Aet"-latd Prees leaned Wire.)
MONTH VALLA. Ala., Jan. 11.
Sixty convicts employed on the day
shift or- the Thomas-Weller Coal
mine at Aldricxh, near bere, are in
mutiny and In control of the pit. It
was reported here today. Stern
measures are being uBed to oust the
men, who are said to be strongly
Kifty-four of the mutineers are ne
groes. Two of the white convicts are
said to have been among fhe num
ber that mutinied at Manner mines.
Jefferson county, last fall.
f.i(';tid Pr Leswed Wire.
NKW YORK. Jan. 11. The Lap
land of the Red Star line caught
fire at her North river pier today
ATLANTA. Ga., Jan. II. The At
lanta Journal today Is publishing,
what It terms as "generally credited
Coolidge report' mat William josepn aimmons
iiucuai ruijviui ui me iu niu
Klan, and Edward Young Clarke, Im
perial giant, had "been expelled from
the klan for their opposition to the
regime headed by Dr. Hiram Wesley
Kvans, imperial wizard.'
"The banishment order was Issued
from the palace of the Dan, it was
state by Dr. Evan's supporters," de
clared the newspaper. "On the other
hand it was charged by friends of
Colonel Simmons and Mr. Clarke thai
the order came from Washington and.
that the Imperial headquarters have
been removed to that city and that
Dr. Evans and his family have taken
up their residence there. These
charges were denied by Dr. Evans'
fAnrltd Press Iaed Wire )
HARRISHIRG. Pa.. Jan. 11
n m 1 . ha ailll
be a candidate or delegate at large while being prepares , . winter
.0 the repubiican national convention j cruise ''Tspatched
j to the steamer to aid landsmen or
the fire deparment In fighting the
blare which was reported to bave
started in a hold.
TO BE ADVANCED
f t.fwiatS. prM I-M VTir
n nnniinrpmant Riatifl hr thm
rKTTi";! -The rrTri of Standard Oil company of Indiana
gasoline will be advanced two cents , here today. .,.. , ,,
over the present market price, er-j The advance will be effectH. In 1 1
tactic tomorrow morning, according central states.
BUTLER IS PLEASED
WITH PHILLY RAIDS
(AnrliifMj Pr leased Wire.)
SEATTLE, Jan. 11. An Initiative
bill riled Tuesday at Olympla pro
posing to abolish private schools In
w'ashinKton was formally Indorsed
here ycBterday by the cabinet or tbe
grand drugon or the Ku Klux Klan
for the state, John A. Jeffrey, grand
dragon, announced today.
Mr. Jeffery proavsted that the bill
was not designed to put military
schools and academies out of com
mlsMlon. "These do not want child
ren till they are fifteen or over," he
said, and by that time they should
be able to complete their eight pub
lic school grades."
In the campaiKn next fall the klan
will not proffer candidates of its
own selection for any office, city or
state, Jeffery declared.
LABOR LEADER PRO-
TESTS TO HIRAM
( t.,v-lrrd Prna tinned Wire.)
WASHINGTON. Jan. 11. E. C.
( A fldoflsted prs Lneed Wire)
PHILADELPHIA. Jan. 11. Brig
adier General Sni' dley 1). Butler, to
day expressed satisfaction with con
ditions as he found them at tbe end
of tbe fourth day of his campaign
to rid the city of vice and crime.
'We shall drive right along," said
General Duller. "Any knock that
appears In the machinery will be
taken out so that It will run smooth
ly." He said he believed that most of
the lawbreakers had been run out of
the city and that the big Job no- was
to keep them ou'..
Davison, general secretary-treasurer
of the International Association of
Machinists, made public today a let
ter to Senator Hiram W. Johnson.
the position of
sale of arms to
flson said the ad
ministration had acted In the role of
a democracy coming to the rescue of
a sinter republic trying to maintain
itself airalnnt reactionaries and its
course should be endorsed.
MEDFORD. Jan. 11. Walter
Bchulti at the county Jail In Jack
sonville, held to the grand Jury on
a petty larceny charge, who escaped
Wednesday, was returned to the Jail
today, being csptured at Grants Psss
by Southern Pacific railroad orn-clals.
(Aaanclnted Preas Leased Wire.)
CHEHALIS, Wn., Jan. 11. State
Senator Percy L. Sinclair, on (rial
In tho Lewis county superior court
on a charge of rendering a false
statement as to the conditions of the
bank of nwaro of which he was pres
ident, today took the stand to testi
fy ln his own behalf.
He admitted signing the alleged
raise statement June 30. 1923, but
said, "I did not rend it over and
did not know it was false. I did not
know my own account was over
drawn, as my boy, Myron, looked
after my account, nor did I know
that anything was wrong with the
Norman J. Howerton, an employe
of the Ilwaco bank from 1921 until
the bank was closed, also testified
for the defense. He said that he did
general work In the bank on the lod
ger and that he knew Ihe conditions
or the bank as far as was revealed
by the books. He declared that be
examined the ledger June 30, I
when the raise statement charge was
made to the state department but
that only part or the rigurea were
his as Myron Sinclair handled some
or the books.
I'nder cross-examination Howerton
testified that Myron's account was
overdrawn $1,000 and had been over
drawn some time, although the
bank statement showed only a $700
deficit. He said he did not know
that Senator Sinclair's account was
fAasnctated Press Leased Wire.)
SALEM, Jan. 11. "There can be
no big reform ln assessment and
taxation In this state until we modi
fy or change the mlllage levies."
declared Governor Pierce today in an
address to the county judges and
He then outlined to the Judges
what he thinks must now be done
to save the state from ruin and de
struction bequuse of taxes.
Here Is his program: '
Increase license fees.
Increase corporation taxes.
Increase Insurance fees.
Let the soldier's bonus continue
to function but cut It from one mil-,
lion basis to a one-halt million basis
Modify Ihe mlllage tax laws to
leave the elementary school tax and
smaller nilllages but permit the tax
commission to arrange the levies
so that the money for such mlllage
taxes be raised from indirect sources
rather than through direct taxation
Put a severance tax on timber, as
before advocated, but announcing a
plan for Us distribution, one fourth
to the county where the timber is
cut, one fourth to a plan of refor
estation, one fourth to the Irreduci
ble school fund and the balance to
the state treasury to relieve the state
tax and to - relieve the burden Im
posed by the mlllage taxes, to be
distributed by the tax commission iu
payment of the. mlllage.
SIOUX FALLS BANK
CLOSES ITS DOORS
(Aseorlnted Press Leased Wire.)
SIOUX FALLS, S. D., Jan. 11.
The Sioux Falls National bank, cap
italized for $150,000, one of the
oldest banks in South Dakota, failed
to open Its doors today. The tank
opened May 1, 1K82. The December
31 statement or the bank deposits
shows more than $2,500,000. -
iilCKKIl CASK IS I P IX COntTS
(AftAOeisted Preaa leaned Wire.)
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 11. When
Horace A. Greer, chauffeur employ
ed by Mabel Normand, film actress,
sppeared in court for arraignment
today on charge of having shot and
wounded Courtland 8. fllnes New
Year's night, and there was noth
ing definite to show when either
Miss Normand, recently operated on
for appendicitis, or Dlnns, would be
able to testify, Justice J. Walter
llanhy declared that he did not want
any needless delay and it necessary
would movo his court to the hospi
tal bedsides or these two material
Greer's attorney mido a plea Inr
reduction of his client's bail from
$10,000 to $2500, but the court re
fused the request. Greer's arraign
ment was continued until January
fAorlt''d rresa Lraeed Wire.)
FARGO. N. p.. Jan. 11 O. M.
Hector, of Crosby, rormer vice-president
of the North Dakota State Farm
Buresu Federation, has been ap
pointed as state rsmpalgn nanager
for Senator Illram Johnson in North
Dakota, Frank It. Hltr hcock. nation
al manager announced today.
(Anenelsted Preaa leased Wire.)
EVERETT, Wash., Jan. 11. A
heavy truck containing members of
the Cougar Animal Shows company
or Seattle and a number or trailed
animals went off a high bank on a
hill near Arlington this morning and
Charles Simpson of Seattle was kill
ed. Roy Richards is In a serious con
dition, suffering from broken ribs
and probably Internal Injuries. Mrs.
Alice Weiser Buffered cuts and
bruises, lluth are from Seattle.
The truck contained trained pon
ies, dogs, monkeys and bears.
HI NTIXO DKIIELHT 8TKAMKR
f Af"M letrd Pree Landed Wire.)
I 'OUT ANGELES. Wash.. Jan. II.
The coast guard cutter Halda was
to leave here today to hunt tor a
derelict schooner reported near the
Washington coast half way between
Capo Flattery and Grays Harbor.
The report said that the hull was
GANG I.KADKK SI I'.liKNIlEKS
( Aa.n.-lntcd Prr tinged Wire.)
WEST PALM ItEACH, Jan. II.
Mill Ashley, one of the leaders of the
Ashley band of outlaws was raptured
near Gomex Stntlon, early today, ac
cording to reports received here by
the sheriff's ofriee. The apprehen
sion or his brother, John, was ex
pected. WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.. Jan.
It. Dawn brought a resumption of
the search by possemen for members
of the famous Ashley gang in the
fastnesses or the Florida Everglades,
with Ihe advantage of ambush on the
side of the outlaws and strength of
numbers with the posse.