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TIIE 3IORXIXG OREGOXIAN, THURSDAY, MAY 22, 1919.
Recommendation to Repeal
SELFISH LEAGUE SCORED
Brown University Head Declares
Capital and L-abor .Must End
, Hatred to Prevent Unrest.
DENVER. Colo., May 21. Unanimous
action condemning President Wilson
for his I ecommendation to congress of
the repeal o wartime prohibition was
taken late today by the Northern Bap
tist convention in session here.
On motion from the convention floor
the conventfon voted to prepare reso
lutions "in strong: and vigorous terms,
and at the same time dignified," ex
jrssing the convention's disapproval of
the president's stand.
The resolution will bed rawn up by
a committee, of which E. L. Tustin,
former" member of the Pennsylvania
legislature, is chairman. Grant M. Hud
son. Michigan's Anti-Saloon leasue
worker, and C. M. Hill, president of
Berkeley seminary, California, are
Resolutions also were adopted ex
tending greetings to the Presbyterian
assembly meeting at St. Louis.
Sririah League Denounced.
Declaring nationalism, which sought
to bring prosperity to one nation at the
expense of others, is a Germanic docu
ment, and that no lague o nations com
posed of purely selfish nations can en
dure. "VV. H. P. Faunce, president of
Brown university, this afternoon told
the convention that he was earnestly in
favor of a league of nations which
should be backed by the good will of
all member nations. None other could
be permanent, he said.
Dr. Faunce's address on "The Church
and Social Reconstruction," sounded the
keynote of convention work. Settle
ment of the labor problem by mutual
understandings and cooperation was
"Labor that degrades and stunts the
personality cannot be tolerated in a
Christian land," he said. "Toll that un
dermines health, that permanently saps
nervous energy; toil that Is aimless and
hopeless because it sees no outcome;
toil that has no share In the process
and no share in the results that is
anti-Christian toil and must not be al
lowed in a Christian land."
Mutual llelatlen Upheld.
Speaking of the present social and
Industrial unrest, he said:
"On the whole I would prefer the
tyranny of a single autocrat to the
tyranny of the hydra-headed mob.
Class rule is always blind and hteful.
Christianity knows no class and will
submit to none. Democracy is clumsy
but Christian autocracy is smooth run
ning but sure in the end to run upon
"Christianity cannot recognize indus
trial war as the future basis of society.
The laboring man who regards all em
ployers as his natural foes is blind to
the facts as they are, -Is a poor helper
in any enterprise and is not fitted to
function in a Christian Bociety. The
employers who regards all laboring
men with suspicion and fear Is not
fitted to function in a Christian society
and is a menace to the state."
Financial Budget Seta Itfcerd1.
At tonight's session the convention
had before it the report of the survey
board which has been estimating the
needs of all departments of church ac
tivity for the next five years. A gigan
tic sum of $49,864,883 will be needed,
the report says, for work in the home
and foreign missionary fields, educa
tion, literature and social reconstruc
tion. It is the biggest financial budget
ever put before a Baptist convention.
Victory Campaign Suceesn
Success of the victory campaign of
the laymen's committee of the conven
tion to raise 16,000,000 for church
finances was announced tonight. The
total has reached $5,450,000 officially
and members ol the committee an
nounced the remaining $560,000 was in
The victory campaign was Inaugurat
ed with a view to meeting unusual
financial conditions caused by the War
by combining the needs of all depart
ments of church work in one gigantic
financial campaign. The proposal to
bring business efficiency into the
church by creation -of a general
planning board to prepare and pass on
budgets to cover the yearly expenses
of every department of church work ia
- expected to come before the convention
An organization wil be created fod
raising funds for every branch of the
church work so that each department
will not have to work, out ' Its own
"The church is face to face with one
of the most trying periods in the his
tory of Christianity," declared F. W.
Ayer of Philadelphia, president, in
opening the convention.
"As a result of the war," he contin
ued. "America has become av world
power and is expected to have a voice
in the shaping of world policies as
never before. The programme of the
church must match the policy of the
nation if the church is to continue to
be a world force."
Mr. Ayer outlined some of the plans
already formulated by the church for
the post-war period and praised the
work of the laymen of the church dur
ing the war.
India to Cet Hospital Unit.
Following his address several re
ports covering the routine activities
of various societies and branches of
the convention were read and adopted
by the convention. Chief among these
was that of the publication society,
with an outline of its five-year pro
gramme. Under this report 200 new
workers and $2,000,000 to enlarge the
work of the Bible distribution and the
religious education branches are pro
The report of ' the women's foreign
society pointed out that in the near fu
ture the Baptist women of the country
were to form and send to South India a
hospital unit. A Red Cross nurse who
served on the battlefields of France will
be the first one to go, having secured
passage for next month.
The home department reported that
nearly every state in the union showed
large increases in giving over last year.
STUDENTS TAKE UP DRAMA
Senior Girls of Polytechnic School
to Present Play.
With a humorous operatta for a cur
tain raiser, senior girls of the Girls'
Polytechnic school will produce "The
Conspirators" as their graduation play,
tomorrow evening at 8:15 o'clock In the
school auditorium. Proceeds of the
play, admission to which having been
placed at nominal sum. will go toward
"The Conspirators'' centers about the
antics of a group of senior girls at
tending boarding school. It has been
coached by Miss Gertrude Holmes,
senior class advisor. In the cast are
Thelma Swank, Martha Henrick, Mable
Morse, Mildred Clayton, Etta Barker,
Margarette Morrison, Virginia Banes,
Loraine Muhlig, Ellen Keller, Hilda
Laasch and Bertha Stern.
The operetta is called "The Death of
Caesar," and is a burlesque of the
Shakespearian play. It has been
coached by Mrs. Ella Clinton of the
faculty. In its cast are Alice Purity,
Ada Lambert, Elizabeth Arata, Margery
Martin, Julia Flint, Edith Ream, Agnes
Mauratil, Margaret Gabriel and Eddys
91ST DRIVE FOR CITY
3 ray LIVES
1200 Casualties Suffered
First Five Days.
GERMAN' SPIES ARE ACTIVE
Replacement Troops, in Battle for
First Time, Unable to Use 1
Methods for Protection. I
DOUGLAS BOY IS ARRESTED
Clarence Kennedy, Long Fugitive,
Accused of Cattle Stealing.
ROSEBURG, Or., May 21. (Special.)
Clarence Kennedy, a fugitive rom
justice for IS months, was arrested to
day at Crescent City and will be re
turned to this city to stand trial here
on a charge of cattle stealing. In Oc
tober, 1917, Kennedy Is alleged to have
driven off a bunch of cattle belonging
to a Caamas valley resident, selling
them to a stockman at Ridde.
A warrant wa sissued in November
of that year for his arrest, but he
eluded officers of the northwest until
his arrival in Crescent City.
Kelso Road Contract Let.
KELSO, Wash., May 21. (Special.)
The General Construction company of
Spokane was awarded the contract for
the grading and graveling of 6.8 miles
ef the Pacific highway from Kelso
north yesterday by the state highway
board at a price of $171,617. This is
one of the biggest grading Jobs on the
highways of the state and involves
some heavy cuts, especially at Rocky
Point, north of Kelso near Ostrander,
and at Stockport hill north of
Ostrander. Parts of this highway have
been in bad shape for the past two
years. This is the last piece of the
Pacific highway to be graded in Cow
litz county. Right of way is now be
ing purchused for this road. .
Copper Company Names Directors.
BUTTE, Mont., May 21. At the an
nual meeting of the stockholders of
the Anacnda. Copper Mining company,
held today at the office of the company
at Anaconda, the following directors
were re-elected: John D. Ryan, Cor
nelius F. Kelley and Benjamin B. Thay
er. The report of Mr. Ryan aa chair
man of the board of directors for the
year ended December 31 last was re
ceived and adopted, and the contribu
tions last year by oncers of the com
pany to the Red Cross and to united
war work campaigns incorporated.
FOR MANY YEARS
St. Louis Resident Regained Her
Health When She Used Dr.
Williams' Pink Pills.
"I had been helpless from rheumatism
for years though I have suffered from
the disease almost as long as I can re
member," says Mrs. G. E. Poole, of 2821
Semple street, St. Louis, Mo. "Rheu
matism had me so strongly in its grip
that I couldn't get up unless assisted
and I was uch a cripple that I couldn't
move without help. My ankles and
knees were badly swollen. My appe
tite was poor and I suffered frequently
from severe headaches and pains around
my heart. I was unable to sleep at
night because of the pain. I was so
' helpless at times that I could not even
hold a cup to my lips.
"A friend of my husband recom
mended Dr. Williams' Pink Pills and ha
got a package for me. After taking
the first box I received the only relief
I had had for years and continued tak
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have recommended Dr. Williams' Pink
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Williams Medicine Co., Schenectady,
K. Y.. on receipt of price. 50 cents per
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the free booklet, "Building Up the
Blood," containing a special chapter
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Escaped Prisoner Returns.
EVERETT, Wash., May 21. Leo Sols-
chakl, one of five men who recently
broke jail here, today walked into the
sheriff's office here and demanded J40
which was put in the sheriff's safe
after the money had been found on
Solschakl's person when he was ar
rested. Instead of getting the money
Solschaki got a stronger cell than the
one he escaped from. Recently Sols
chakl wrote the sheriff from Vancou
ver, B. C, demanding the money. He
threatened suit if his demand was not
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Just how accurate Kipling was
when he made his now widely
repeated statement concerning
the west and the east Is ques
tioned by those who have seen
Joe and Rosie Moy, widely known
as the Chinese Castles, who are
among the features this week at
Both are American-born Chinese
who have turned their talented,
toes toward twinkling near the
footlights. Their dances are rev
elations, many of them being of
their own creation. Miss Moy Is
one of the most charming of the
few Chinese women who have
scored stage successes and at
the conclusion of the present
tour they are to make their re
turn to New York's famous Great
BY COLIN V. DYMENT,
American Red Crora Searcher wlttth 91l
About 250 91st men were killed or
fatally injured in the five-day drive
for the city of Audenarde, and -about
950 wounded, and the 1200 casualties,
many of which by good fortune were
slight, more than half were sustained
on October 31, the first day.
The country between the Waereghem
Steenbrugge road and Audenarde, eight
miles, was a country of small Belgian
farms, but each man livedoii his lann
and had a set of farm buildings, un
like the custom in Francf, where the
farmers all lived in villages and went
out with their teams to the farms.
These Belgian farms were generally
10 to 20 acres in size, and so the region
through which the 91st had to fight
was one of thick population, with
numerous villages, in addition to the
Buildings are hard things to fight
among. They provide admirable cover.
Snipers can go into the garrets, cut
holes through the roofs and get fine
observation and distance: machine guns
can shoot from the parlor windows or
from behind the hedge around the front
yard; light artillery can sit behind the
barn or the haystack until the advanc
ing enemy is only a few hundred yards
away: quite large groups can keep un
der cover in one set of farm buildings.
The Germans utilized these advan
tages quite fully, which is why the Slst
had 150 men dead before night of the
opening day. Also several thousand re
placement troops were in battle for
the first time and did not yet have
the art of saving themselves.
Coming up on the previous night,
some of the troobs were shelled. The
3d battalion of the 364th infantry had
left Emelghem early October 30, and
marched six miles to a chateau near
Wielsbeke, on the Lys river, where, for
the first time so near the front line,
the band played. The 364th was large
ly a California outfit and two of the
tunes that were played were "I Love
You, California," and "I'm Going Back
to California." At 7 P. M. the bat
talion moved on toward Waereghem
with company M in the lead and L
Spy Aid to Han Indicated.
The battalion marched two hours
under some shelling, the men donning
their gas masks at times. As orders
had been changed for the area, the col
umn had to be halted from time to time
to permit road reoonnaissance. At 9:30
the battalion again halted near Evan
gellbloom till the road could be scouted :
it was now two miles and a half from
the front line.
There is some evidence that a spy
signalled to Frits that troops were
passing the crossroads; anyway a shell
fell, at the tail of M and the head
of L, squarely In the column. The
column moved up, turned to the right
and halted again for the road work.
and a second shell fell squarely Into it
at the tail of M and the head of L.
Forty-six men were killed or
wounded by these two shells, ten being
dead or mortally hurt. vv estern men
among the ten were Private Basil A.
Irsch, route Z. box 20,- Jatayton. Or.;
Corporal Walker C. Hough, Fort Steila
coom. Wash.; Corporal George O.
Perkins, San Pedro, Cal.; Corporal
Leslie L. Robinson, Shatter, Cal.;
Private Charles W. Schinck. Ventura,
Cal.: Private Frank Burrell. Mant
Maria. Cal.; Corporal Henry A. Steele
of 1018 Natoma street. San Francisco,
and Privates Wesley N. Lambert and
Wesley G. Nabors. both of Riverside.
1. The tenth man was Private Lewis
W. Hopper of Dexter, Mo.
About 6 A. M. on the Slst the allied
artillery began. Those who had fought
through the Argonne were reminded of
that great preparation of the night of
the 26th of September.
There was more reply, proportionate
ly, than on the first night of the Ar
gonne, however. Back of Audenarde.
over the Scheldt, is a long, high bluff.
the easterly "breaks" of the Scheldt.
and from this Frits replied, so that the
joint bombardment was both an artil
lery preparation and an artillery duel.
Five-thirty arrived; ever the units
' Left Wing Proneu Blew.
On the left wing of the 91st progress
was alow at first. The houses were
thick and the resistance was very de
termined. It was the resistance of 1911
rather than 1918. The front waves
rapidly had to seek any old shelte
shellholes, ditches, hedges, buildings
and banks. The right wing moved far
ther forward before it ran into a line
of German resistance of the eame kind
that was held up. In the center of the
sector, in a sense, between the two
wings, was a scrub woods spread over
low hills of gentle grades. This was
the Spltaals Bosschen, and It was full
of Huns. The 384th was to mop it up
after the others had flanked it.
A few of the forenoon deaths will
now be described, especially of north
west men, without any attempt to keep
them in chronological order Irom 6
It was about 7 A. M. when Captain
Leonard A. Wattelet of company A,
364th. was killed. Captain Wattelet
was the former owner of the Victoria
baseball team, but when he went into
the army was Seattle representative for
the Dodge car. He had been shocked
In the Argonne by a shell that fell
awfully close, and had had to go
through the hdspttals, where he could
and perhaps should still have been but
for his eagerness to get back to com
pany A. The night of the 80th the cap
tain spent in a dugout with Lieutenant
J. D. Fletcher of Salem. Or., also of
company A. The captain's mind was
wholly on duty and he talked only army
things, though he did make the re
mark as the shells fell around: "If
ever get back to Seattle and get a seat
in that old Dodge car. I'll never get
out of it." Wattelet was a splendid
captain. "He was one of the finest ten
tlemen in the division, and he had the
love and respect of every man in the
conrainv." said Lieutenant Fletcher.
On his way back from the Argonne
through the hospitals Fleury-sur-Aire
to Vittel to Bordeaux the captain was
nervous and jumpy from the concus
sion. He told his fellow travelers that
he wanted to return to the front, how
ever, and would put It over If he could
meaning that he would get away from
the doctors if possible. At Bordeaux
he said: "Well, I've got the guts and
I'm going to go."
Ho was still jumpy the night preced
lng his death. He took the braid from
hia outer coat lest it mark him to some
sniper as an officer. At 7 A. M. com
pany A was in support, about 500 yards
f rnm i q Snlto.l. PncKsn A hnva
I shell, perhaps as large as 210 milli
meters, struck him and killed also
three others. The captain's body, cut
off at the waist. nt down into the
hole made by the shell and seemed to
be sitting up.
Hrave Officer Falls.
Lieut. Fletcher of A, being gassed.
went to the rear, and with captain and
first lieutenant both gone, liaison with
A was lost. First battalion P. C. half
mile back, sent runners without re
sult, so Lieut. lioward H. Van Vorls,
first battalion intelligence officer, of
505 Xorth N street, Tacoma, offered to
go. He Went on up to company C ai.d
talked with Cantain Thornton C. Chase
of Los Angeles, pointing to a wooded
hill across a small gully, to which
Captain Chase advised him not to go.
as the hill had not been cleaned out
yet. The lieutenant, however, went
across anyway, taking the lead of his
patrol. As he passed through the front
lines, lying in cover, he was again told
the hill had not been occupied bv
American troop?, but the brave Taco-
roan, presumably desiring not merely
t find company A but to ascertain in
what strength Frits held the hill, en
tered the woods. A burst of machine
gun fire met the patrol and all dropped.
They lay a couple of minutes, then Van
Voris said, "Come on, men," and stood
up. A second burst killed htm and the
patrol retired. This was three-quarters
of a mile southeast of Waereghem,
at the edge of the Spltaals Bosschen.
A third northwest officer whose mind
was till the end on his duty was killed
on this morning: Lieutenant Albert M.
Closterman of 468 East Sherman street,
Portland, who on the 31st was in com
mand of company C. 362d infantry. He
had started forward with Acting First
Sergeant Arnold B. Pratt, Sergeant
George Tyson of Phillips, Wyo., Private
Franklin Lester of 33 South Eighth
street west. Salt Lake, Private Carl E.
Caldwell of Fairfield. III., Private Earl
Baker, and three others. They were en
route to take up their position for the
5:30 jumpoff. The nine strung out In
single rile to lessen the danger from
German shells. The lieutenant was
leading, followed by Sergeant Pratt.
They had advanced about 450 yards
when a shell broke just to the" left
front, perhaps six feet away, fatally
wounding the lieutenant, wounding
Sergeant Pratt severely and wounding
one other man slightly. Sergeant Tyson
came up and took the lieutenant's pack
off, and asked "Where are we going,
lieutenant?" He replied, "To the first
platoon post of command." The ser
geant said. "Where Is it?" He said,
"The runners will take you there, and
the zero hour Is 6:30." Sergeant Tyson
then went forward with this informa
tion and when he came back half an
hour later the lieutenant was dead.
Eight others are buried beside him.
The drive for Audenards, with Its
casualties, will be further described to
morrow, and the 91st serial will end
next Sunday, with the conclusion of the
fighting in Belgium.
ELITE PEDDLE DOUGHNUTS
New York Women Join In Salvation
NEW YORK, May tl. New York's
society leaders, after spending most of
the night cooking doughnuts in Mrs.
Vincent Astor's kitchen In her Fifth
avenue time, peddled them up and down
Broadwa ytoday as voluntary recruits
in the Salvation Army's drive for a
Wall street was early Invaded and
doughnuts at a dollar apiece sold faster
than oil stocks on the curb.
Play Center to Be Built.
CORVALLIS. Or., May 81. (Special.)
The school board has let a contract
for a $3000 playshed for the Central
school. The building will be 40 by $0
feet and will be located on the north
side of the grade school building. The
money for the new building was voted
at a special election.
Kpiscopal Delegates' Chosen.
SPOKANE, May 21. Very Rev. W. C.
Hicks, dean Of All Saints' cathedral
here, and J. P. M. Richards of this city
were chosen delegates to the general
convention of the Episcopal church at
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Buying for cash, selling for casli and sharing
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and enables our customers to save from $5 to
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366 WASHINGTON AT
Detroit next October, and Rev. J. A.
Palmer and H. C. Whatehouse of this
city were elected alternates by the an
nual convocation of the Spokane dis
trict of the Kpiscopal church here to
day. Following a spirited discussion at
this afternoon's session, the convoca
tion adopted a resolution indorsing
the league of nations.
AVallace Jails Two- Bolslievlks.
WALLACE. Idaho. May 21. (Special.-,
James Mercer and Roman Andrewski
are held in the county jail here charged
with criminal syndicalism. They were
arrested In a lumber camp In the north
ern part of the county a few days ago,
and are alleged to have been circulat
ing literature advocating Russian
bolshevik doctrines. Andrewski is a
Russian who emigrated to the United
States from Canada. ( He admits that
he participated In the Seattle shipyards
strike and that he has been efftagefl
In considerable bolshevik lecturing.
prosecuting attorney's office is ma
an effort to have the man deportc
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