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TIIE arORXIXG OREGOXIAN, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 1919.
Henry Drum Recommended
for Federal Institution.
FORMAL ACTION PENDING
Democrat Who Finds Himself Serv
ing Under Republican Governor
to Be Granted Relief.
OREGOXIAN NEWS BUREAU,
Washington. Nov. 24. Henry Drum,
"Harden of the state penitentiary at
Walla Walla, has been recommended
by Attorney-General Palmer for ap
pointment as waraen of the federal
penitentiary at McNeil island to suc
ceed O. P. Harrigan, republican.
Mr. Drum's appointment will be
formally announced shortly, and rep
resents the first patronage victory
for the democratic state committee
of "Washington in many months.
Heretofore the committee has been
ignored by the administration, which
usually acted on the recommendations
of Hugh Wallace. As ambassador to
France Mr. Wallace Is no longer in
a long wait comes into its own.
During the days when Mr. Wallace
was passing around the plums demo
cratic leaders of the state were un
able to pry loose Warden Harrigan
who, though a republican, had made
an especially good record which for
mer attorney-generals, Mr. Wallace
. concurring, were not disposed to
Mr. Drum, an. appointee of Gover
nor Lister, found himself serving un
der a republican governor and heard
rumblings that he was going to lose
his job at Walla "Walla. He got
friends on the state committee to
board the president's train in his be
half when Mr. Wilson was making
his league tour, and later the state
committee sent recommendations in
writing to both the president and
Attorney-General Palmer favoring Mr.
Drums appointment. Mr. Palmer,
who is more of a politician than his
predecessor in the department of jus
tice, consented to oust Mr. Harrigan
and to reward a faithful democrat
and in this way the change is to
Warden Drum, who is in Portland
for a brief visit with relatives, de
ciined to say last night whether or
not he would accept the proffered
position. He said he had received no
word from Washington as to his ap
pointment and wished for some defi
nite word before making a decision
on the matter.
Representative Summers, of Wash
ington, not only preaches the doctrine
of back-to-the-farm; he practices it.
Some time ago, when a substantial
recess of congress was anticipated,
Mr. Sumners declared he would put
in "his vacation" on some farm in the
east. Yesterday he drove over into
Virginia, found a farmer who was
short of help, and tendered his serv
ices. This morning bright and early,
arrayed in his working clothes, Mr.
Summers showed up at the Fairfax
farm and set to work butchering hogs
and digging potatoes. For his week s
labor he is to be rewarded with noth
ing but room and board.
Senator Borah's closing speech in
opposition to the league of nations
and peace treaty has aroused deep in
terest throughout the east. Yesterday
the New York Sun and Boston Tran
script printed the speech in full, the
Transcript commenting on it edi
"Divided on the treaty, the senate
of the United States is united today in
the verdict that his contribution to
the great debate marked William E.
Borah of Idaho as the most brilliant
debater of his day and time, a senator
whose eloquence has been unequaled
since Daniel Webster adorned the
The postoffice department today
notified Senator Chamberlain that at
recent exam inatious. only one candi
date appeared for the postmasterships
at Pedee, Polk county, and Dry Lake,
Crook county. In view of this situa
tion. Senator Chamberlain concurred
in the appointment, respectively, of
A'irgil J. Love and Aubrey O. Bright,
an answer to the f24H.YUi.btf aagage
action filed against the district last
February by Twohy Bros, company.
In addition to this and the request
that the pleadings of the plaintiff go
for naught, the defense asks in the
instrument filed yesterday to dc
recompensed for the difference in
cost in completion of the contract
now and if work had been continuous.
The defense contends that the work
on the dam-was abandoned at a time
of the year when the Ochoco river
was liable to flood with irreparable
injury to valuable farm lands below
False representations as to the
work required are charged by Twohy
Bros. In their suit, which is said to
have demanded a great deal of extra
effort for which no compensation
was allowed. They asked $536,170.99,
of which more than $300,000 had. been
paid. An accounting and judgment
for the balance remaining were asked.
U. S. WARNED KOT TO
CUT DOWN OUTPUT
Canadian Takes Rap at Plan
for Eight-Hour Day.
F00GH0W JAPANESE RIOT
TROUBLE ARISES OVER BOY
COTT LAID BY CHINESE. ,
American Y. M. C. A. Secretary Re
ported Injured When Nippon
ese Attack Students.
PBKIXG, Nov. 20. (By the Asso
ciated Press.) Many Chinese and an
American Y. M. C. A. secretary were
injured in the recent clashes between
Chinese and Japanese at Foochow, ac
cording to information received by
government officials here.
The Japanese consul at Foochow
has warned the Chinese authorities
that if the boycott against Japanese
goods Is not lifted, trouble will ensue
for which he refuses to assume re
The advices to the government re
garding the Foochow disturbances
say that on Sunday last Japanese en
tered a meeting place of Chinese stu
dents who were advocating the pro
motion of native industries. The Jap
anese, it is alleged, attacked the stu
dents, took one prisoner, strung him
up and flogged him.
WASHINGTON", Nov. 24 Native of
Formosa, formerly Chinese but claim,
ing Japanese citizenship since the an
nexation of the island, were responsi
ble for the attack on Chinese students
in Foochow, China, on November 16,
according to advices received in Jap
anese circles here. Many islanders
are in business in Foochow, it was
said, and the riot was the result of
the boycott which the Chinese stu
dents have laid on all Japanese mer
chandise because the peace confer
ence had confirmed Japan's title to
The official account received here
makes no mention of the injury to an
American Y. m. C. A. secretary. Warn
ing from- Japanese officials that
strong measures would be adopted to
stop the boycott are said to have been
sent but the Chinese authorities pro
fess their inability to control the
PRODUCTION PUT FIRST
ALASKA INDIANS UNITE
Organization Intends to Work for
Betterment of Tribes.
SEWARD, Alaska. Nov. 24. (Spe
cial.) The latest addition to the in
numerable multitude of societies and
organizations which have sprung up
within recent years is the Alaska Na
tive Brotherhood, composed of Indi
ans. A four-days convention was
held at Sitka recently at whichdele-
gates from many interior points in
addition to a much more numerous
representation from villages along
the coast were present.
The articles of organization an
nounce the chief purpose to be the
uniting of the native people for co
operative efforts for their own bet
terment. Agents were appointed to
solicit the affiliation of all tribes in
southeastern Alaska; and, it was an
nounced, when this is accomplished
the effort will be further extended
to include the Eskimos and Aleuta.
Other Delegates From Xeighborin
State, However, Favor Plan
. to Shorten Hours.
"WASHINGTON,- Nov. 24. Consider
ation of the draft convention proposed
by the committee to limit the hours
of work in industry to eight hours
day and 48 hours a week was begun
today by the international labor con
ference and enough progress made to
indicate its adoption probably tomor
The conference adopted the clause.
defining the "industrial undertaking'
to which the agreement would apply
with an amenament which provided
that questions relating to navigation
on inland waterways be referred to a
Opposition to the convention as a
whole was expressed by S. K. Parsons,
employers' delegate from Canada, who
insisted the "general application of
til shorter working day would, ac
cording to actual experience, greatly
lessen production." Now when the
government of the country, he said, is
calling on manufacturers to increase
their output and exports in order to
meet heavy national obligations
nothing should be done which would
tend to hinder them in their efforts.
"The cost of living," he added,
"couid be reduced only by increased
production and to ignore this funda
mental truth is to blind our eyes to
the actual facts.
4It is generally recognized," Mr.
Parsons said, "that unless the United
States accepts similar extension it
would be placing an unfair burden
upon Canadian employers and the
country at large to be bound by terms
of the proposed convention.
Newton D. Kowell, government dele
gate from Canada, disagreed with Mr.
Parsons, saying he "feared" the posi
tion of Canada might be misunder
stood as a result of Mr. Parsons' re
marks. He announced that he and
the other Canadian government rep
resentatives would vote for the con
"The action of the government of
Canada does not depend upon the ac
tion of the government of the United
States in dealing with these matters,"
Mr. Ko welt pointed out that the
Canadian parliament already had ap
proved the treaty containing the labor
clause and the league of nations covJ
enant, and that since it had approved
them the government of Canada
would "carry out the obligations it
assumed in the treaty, in spirit as
well as in letter."
The conference admitted Luxemburg
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RIGID ECONOMY ADVISED
Prices Mast Decline Before Wages,
Declares Toronto Speaker.
TORONTO. Ont, Nov. 24. Practice
of rigid economy and the reduction of
consumption to a minimum as
means of lowering the high cost of
living were urged by illiam P. G.
Harding, governor of the federal
reserve board, in an address before
the Canadian club here today. If this
is done, he said, the volume of credits
and currency can be reduced and the
healthy process of gradual defla
A check should be placed on the
tendency to increase prices and wages
but he expressed the opinion that
prices must come down first before
labor agrees to a reduction in wages.
The American people, he added, could
be relied upon to extend credits to
aid European nations in their task
The discount on Canadian exchange
in me united states, he said was
more detrimental to the United States
than Canada because the Canadian
exports across the border exceeded
the imports by more than 1 250,000,000
GERMAN SAILORS DROWN
Members of Crew of Disabled Bark
Paul Washed Overboard.
HALIFAX, N. S.. Nov. 24. Several
members of the crew of the German
bark Paul, reported Saturday in dis
tress off the Nova Scotia coast, have
been washed overboard and drowned,
according to a wireless message re
ceived today from an unidentified
The Faul, with masts shattered by
the high seas, is drifting1.
Mint Employes Lose Appeal.
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 24. The United
States circuit court of appeals, in ses
sion here today, affirmed the sentence
of three years imposed on Enos Peter
Schell, a sorter of coins at the mint
in Denver in June, 1918. The testi
mony in the trial was to the effect
that Schell stole coins and took them
out in his shoes.
Farm Changes Hands.
MOUNT ANGEL, Or., Nov. 24. (Spe
cial.) Anton Schaffers has purchased
the John Gilles ten-acre place ad
joining his farm and will occupy the
house on the newly acquired tract.
John P. Schaefer has bought the re
maining portion of the Al Keene
SALEM. Or., Nov. 24. (Special.)
Members of the Oregon public
service commission have sched
uled two hearings for November 25.
At Portland freight rates on lumber
will be considered before the rail
road traffic committee, while in Sa
lem they will place before the state
emergency board evidence tending to
show why a deficiency appropriation
should be made to continue opera
tion of the grain department.
Don Upjohn, private secretary to
Governor Olcott, and Dr. R. Lee
Steiner, warden of the Oregon state
penitentiary, returned to the capital
Sunday after a couple of days passed
in Portland. They made the trip by
automobile and report the roads in
fairly good condition.
E. K. Carleton, assistant state su
perintendent of public instruction,
has returned to the capital after a
few days passed in Wasco and Hood
River counties. W hile there he stan
dardized the schools at Maupin. An
telope, Shaniko, Mosier and Park-
dale. Mr. Carleton will spend Tues
day at Albany where he will deliver
an address . before the teachers of
J. A. Churchill, state superinten
dent of public instruction, left last
night for Pendleton where he Is at
tending the annual teachers insti
tute for Umatilla county. He will
attend a similar Institute In Benton
Will H. Bennett, state superinten
dent of banks, this morning received
formal notice of the death of Samuel
E. Young, who died at Albany Sat
urday. Mr. Young was president of
the First National and State Savings
banks of Albany and was well known
in financial circles of Linn county.
F. A. Elliott, state forester, re
turned here Sunday from Portland,
where he attended a meeting of the
western forestry and conservation
committee. The meeting was held
to consider plan for the airplane for
est firo patrol in Oregon and other
northwest states next year.
Horace Sykes. Gilbert W. Allen and
George W. Stokes, deputy fire mar
shals, went to Sllverton this morning
where they will continue their fire
prevention campaign. Last week th
fire marshals passed several days at
Lebanon where they discovered a
number of hazards, including dyna
mite carelessly stored in an old
dwelling and large quantities of gas
oline in unprotected containers. These
hazards were ordered eliminated.
H. J. Schuldrman, state corpora
tion commissioner,, returned to Sa
lem this morning after two weeks
spent in Chicago where he was called
as a witness tor the government in
the case filed against the officials of
the Pan Motor company of St. Cloud,
C. H. Gram, state labor commis
sioner, went to Portland this morn
ing to prosecute I. C. Clodfelter, pro
prietor of a private employment
agency. The, complaint was filed by
Acknowledging receipt of Gover
nor Olcott's recent letter urging th
state, county and municipal officials
ta co-operate in apprehending all dis
loyal citizens, W. L. Campbell, sheriff
of Tillamook county, has written the
executive that the' people of that
county are 99 per cent American and
the other one is in jail.
Percy Cupper, state engineer, who
went to Salt Lake City last week, to
attend the reclamation conference, is
expected to go to Sacramento where
he will join the officials of California
in making a complete inspection of
an irrigation project involving the
taking of water from southern OreJ
WIT. ANGEL BUDGET FIXED
RELOANS HELD LAWFUL
WASHINGTON SUPREME COURT
PASSES ON' SOLDIERS' FUND.
Veterans' Welfare Commission Ac
corded Right to Reuse Money
That Is Repaid.
OLYMPIA, Wash., Nov. 24. (Spe
cial.) The Veterans' Welfare com
mission of Washington may reloan
to soldiers and sailors money repaid
by borrowers from the soldiers wel
fare fund established by act of the
last legislature, the supreme court
holds in denying a writ of mandate
asked by the attorney-general to
compel such repaid loans to be turned
into the state treasury.
Under the provision of the statute
requiring all officers to transmit to
the treasurer money collected for
state purposes, the attorney-general
contended that the commission had
no authority to reloan money after
it had been repaid to the commission.
The court takes the position that
the commission is not a part of the
fiscal system of the state, and that
the legislature did not contemplate
the creation of a new department of
state government for the collection of
revenues. To require the return of
Town Will Spend $35 0 0
penses During Current Tear.
MOUNT ANGEL, Or., Not. 2. (Spe
cial.) At a meeting of the city coun
cil held November 17 the annual bud
get for the city -was adopted and a
levy of 13500 was made for 1920.
Jerry McCarthy has been employed
as night marshal during the winter
months, J. N. Windishar having re
signed. Paul Schwab was appointed
water and light inspector.
Schwab was elected mayor,
ing R. L- Young.
the money to the treasury, the court
ho'.ds, would make it possible for the
fund to becovne exhausted before the
wortc of the commission had been ac
By act of the last legislature the
veterans welfare commission was
created for the purpose of assisting
soldiers and sailors, and an appro
priation or S5uu,000 was made availa
ble for carrying on the work. Of
money loaned from this fund the sum
of $1425 has been repaid and the com
mission claimed the right to reloan
this money as provided by the act
establishing the fund. The decision
of the court sustains this contention
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body. 1H bottle D. 1. D. completely
on red ae.
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A sincle bottle emred another can.
Salt RhoiB of the baocU."
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We too, bar nca racfa remarkable roaaTta
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WASCO TAXES ARE FIXED
Levy Will Be Made at Practically
Rate of Year Ago.
THE DALLES. Or., Nov. 2t. (Spe
cial.) Wasco county taxes for next
year will be levied on the basis of 72
per cent of the assessed valuation.
This announcement was made offi
cially from the office of the state tax
commissioner following a conference
at the state capitol, which was at
tended by Mrs. Francis V. Galloway,
deputy county assessor.
"Practically no difference at all was
made in the tax levy for next year
as against that of the present year."
said Deputy Galloway. "Last year the
ratio was "5 rer cent, and with the
assessed valuations unchanged in the
county the amount of taxes will re
main almost stationary."
COUNTER SUIT IS FILED
Ochoco Irrigation Company Replies
to $248,701 Damage Action.
One hundred dollars a day from May
1. 1919, to the day the big Ochoco dam.
scarvcly heun. in co:tip!ftfl, as dam
age? for breach of contract is asked
by the Ochoco irrigation district In
THE PEER OF ALL ALL
DOUBLE BILLS WEEK
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CHILEAN MINISTER QUITS
vicuna Resigns Japanese Post
After Arms Cargo Is Destroyed.
BUENOS AIRES. Nov. ' 24. Dl
patches from Santiago announce the
resignation of the Chilean minister to
Japan. Francisco Rivas Viouna. in
connection with the destruodon by
lire at aninagawa, japan, of a ship
load of arms acquired in Japan for
The shipment was valued at $3,000,
uoo, and according to advices from
Japan it is alleged that notwithstand
ing the Chilean government had for
warded funds to insure the cargo it
was not insured, and the Japanese
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May Start Tomorrow.
MIXEOLA, N. Y., Nov. 24. Lieu
tenant Belvin W. Maynard, one of
the winners in the army's recent
transcontinental air race, will start
from here Wednesday or Thursday
morning on his attempted one-stor
cross-country flight, it was an
nounced today. He plans to fly from
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rest overnight, and then go on the
next day to San Diego, Cal.
Lieutenant Maynard will use a spe
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HONOLULU, T. H., Nov. 13. (Spe
cial.) By defeating the Sraves 4 to 0,
the All-Chinese took the second game
of the series here for the island base
ball championship. The Braves were
champions of the Oahu-Service Ath
letic league. Early next spring the
Chinese will tour Manila, China and
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