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TOE OREGOXIAX, -FIT ID AY, JULY SO, 1920
BOY'S AIR GENERATOR
Wright 'Woitien' Relief corps, ana of
Owen Summefs' camp. Sons of Vet
erans, united Wednesday in a celebra
tion of the 50th wedding anniversary
of Commander C. A. Lamar and Mrs.
Lamar. It was the sixth golden
wedding anniversary that has been
officially observed by the post for its
members and was of especial interest
because Commander Lamar has been
commanding officer for three years.
In the presence of veterans and mem-
Alfr6d Hubbard Makes Good oTVc
had ill which Her. C. E. Cline con
ducted a service in which the vows
first made in Indiana were repeated.
D. L. McKay and wife acted in the
! capacity of best man and attendant!
with little Uo;i Lamar, a grand
daughter, as flower girl and Mrs.
Helen Lamar, daughter-in-law, as
J. D. Stephens, another veteran
member of the post, acted as spokes
man in presenting the couple with
Witness of Demonstration Admits golden caskets containing gold coin.
the gut irom members of the organ'
Prediction of Power.
CAPITALIST IS INTRIGUED
Being Pniiled, but "Will Hare
Expert Offer Opinion.
izatioh. Other gifts of appropriate
character were received. The services
were held in room 62a, courthouse.
PROBERS PASS HOT WORDS
SEATTLE, Wash.. July 29. (Spe
cial.) Alfred M. Hubbard, Seattle
boy inventor of a device, which,' fbr
want of a better name, he term an AUDITORIUM HEARlXG LEADS
atmospheric power generator, nas
made good his prediction that he
would drive a motorboat witn tne
apparatus as a source of power.
An 18-foot boat, driven by a 23-
rioreepower electric motor, which ob
tained its current from the Mubnara
coll, was driven about Portage bay
on Lake Union. Among those who
Witnessed the demonstration was a
well-known "local capitalist, the in
ventor's father, William H. Hubbard
ind a newspaper man
tO ROW OS COMMITTEE.
MR. COX UK
'Lovely Ohio Women Said
So," States Mrs. Richards.
37 BOOSTERS FORM CLUB
Commissioner Bigelow Says Inves
tigation Is Farce; AV. C. Xorth
Says Bigelow Is AVorse Farce.
"Commissioner Biselow said this
afternoon that no greater farce had
I 1 . .... . . . - - , 1 , . V. .
The boat traveled It a speed of ' if. JT " .VT- . Y.
ight to ten knots, silently, except
for the whirring of a chain belt.
case, but I know a worse farce, and
that is Bigelow." declared W. C
which i connected t he motor with the Xorth a member of the committee,
propeller shaft. AV hen the chain belt Wednesday. Mr. North made his state-
a remuvcu ment Just at the close of the testi
mony at last night's hearing before
a speed estimated at 3606 revolutions
minute. . . . I the auditorium claims committee.
o Wiring neveaiea. "What Mr. Bigelow Bald about me
To guard against the possibility of in the council 'meeting when he ob
ordinary storage batteries concealed jeeted to my being appointed on the
about the. boat .as a power source, committee is an absolute falsehood
Instead of the Hubbard coil, both said Mr. North. "I took the matter up
electric motor and coll were lifted with him by letter and tie has not re-
frce from their blocks, but no hidden plied. I am here to do my duty and
wiring was revealed. The coil used I want no pay for mv services."
as a power source was 11 inches wide Mr. Bigelow objected to Mr. North's
And 14 inches long. According to appointment on the investigating
Hubbard, tests of the coll show a committee because he Said that Mr.
current of 280 amperes and 115 volts,
which, he pointed out. was equiva
lent to approximately 45 horsepower,
or sufficient to drive an automobile
The electric motor was approxi
mately 12 inches in diameter and 18
inches in length. It had been re
constructed in order to be used with
the Hubbard coil.
North was indirectly interested and
he charged that one of bondsmen's at
torney was also the attorney for the
Morgan building, of which Mr. North
is manager. The attorney Mr. Bigelow
referred to is not Mr. North's attorney
or the attorney for the building, Mr.
Mr. Bigelow also objected Wednea-
After his ride in the strangely May at council meeting to the hearin
powered craft, the capitalist de
clared frankly that he was puazled,
but that he desired an electrical en
gineer in his employ to make an ex
amination of the coil before he felt
free to discuss it.
Capitalist la Skeptic.
because he said the witnesses had
not been sworn in. W. Y. Masters.
chairman of the committee, said that
the committee had not been authorized
to administer the oath.
Mr. North offered to resign from
the committee if the other two mem
bers did not feel as he did. but all
to bring in a report.
The main part of the hearing
was given over to a presentation
of letters bearing on the case, which
were red into the records by Deputy
City Attorney Latourette.
Since last December Hubbard has 1 agreed to go on with the hearings and
been more or less in retirement per
fecting his coil. He took up his
residence in Everett, where with the
assistance of Everett backers he
worked On his device. A local
capitalist agreed to witness a dem
onstration of the coil to determine
Its practicability as a power source.
The motorboat was fitted with
blocks on which tb rest the motor,
and the propeller shaft geared for
a. rhain belt.
TVhan tK. mntnr Tf a 4 fir at tried
out after its installation in the boat UNIVERSITY OP AVASIIIXGTOX
it ran backwards. So involved Was
the connection between the motor
and coil that fully a hait hour's ex
perimentation was necessary before I t
the motor -haft revolved in the right Howard T, Lewis, Howard Preston,
ADDS TO FACULTY.
Speakers at Meeting Adfnit Favor
Ing JlcAdoo, but Intend to
Even if he is- tainted with the sup
port of Tammany hall Governor Cox,
democratic presidential candidate, is
hot a "wet." declares Mrs. Bessie
Richards, who attended the San Fran
cisco convention as a delegate from
Oregon. Charges that Co is With
the forces that would bring back John
Barleycorn from the grave were
strenuously denied by Mrs. Richards
Wednesday in an address before the
Cox-Roosevelt club at room A, public
library. The meeting was the sec
ond held by the organization thus far
nd present were 19 democratic men,
18 democratic women and one news
paper reporter of doubtful political
"Tammany hall had lots of booze.
I know thev did. I could tell it." de
clared Mrs. Richards in telling of
her experiences at the San Krancisco
convention. "But vou can t blame Cox
Tor accepting their votes if they
wanted to vote for him. He was seek
ing the nomination. But even if Cox
was supported by Tammany forees
he is not a 'wet' man.
Women Hold Little Pari.
"Some of us women had a little con
solation party after the nomination
of Cox and some of the women from
the middle west told us about him
and we went away feeling that after
all we were for him. One thing
that had set us against him at first
was that during the convention
pamphlets had been distributed, say
ing that he was a 'wet' candidate.
But some lovely women from Ohio and
the middle west told us that he really
wasn't 'wet' and I know that he
couldn't be, or such nice women would
not have been for him."
The session was- presided over by
H. a. Stark weathei president, and
the following, in addition to Mrs.
Richards, were called upon to speak:
.11c A Boo Choir Admitted;
Frederick V. Holman, Newton Mc
Coy, a vice-president of the club;
B. Zlegier. another vice-presiaent
of the clubi and Marshall Malone, sec
retary. All the speakers, excepting
Mr. Malone, acknowledged that their
first choice had been McAdoo, but
they believed Mr. Cox would make a
President Stark werither summarized
the purpose of the club as being the
election of the democratic candidates
for president and Vice-president and
hot the election of the state or county
democratize tickets. Membership cards
were distributed and a motion setting
Friday evening of each week, begin
ning Fridayi August 6. as the meeting
night for the club was passed.
when One of the operatives received!
a "tip" to the effect that one of
Sheriff Taylor's murderers was In the
city. The fugitive was said to have I
descended Ii om a street car at First j
and Burn-1de streets. The police .
were unable to find hirri. I
T-1 1 I t Inn 1
' 'IE vfcill, c Ul I HO I In v I inn i iuii
from a conductor on a Woodlawn
street car. The conductor said a man
resembling one of the prisoners who
killed the sheriff and broke jail had
boarded the street car With his cap
pulled down over his eyes and had
ridden- from the east side Into the
north end. The presence of the sup
posed murderer in the city was not
reported until an hour after he had
descended from the car, and no trace
of him could be found when north
end police were ordered to look for
him. The conductor did not know
which of the fugitives the man re
sembled, although he was positive
that it was not one of the two half-breeds.
MASONS INITIATE FRIDAY
GROTTO XO. 65 HOPES TO ADD
100 0 S'EW MEMBERS.
Uniformed Guard and Quartet
Assisted by Band to Give Pro
gramme at Ceremony.
At a special meeting this eve
ning at 8 o'clock a Master Mason
initiatory team, composed of members!
of Qul-Reazee Grotto. No. 65, the
Fortland branch of this social order!
among Master Masons, will confer
the master Masonic degree upon a
candidate for Harmony lodge, No. 12.
The meeting Will be preceded by
a cojicert by the Grotto band, under
the direction of Prophet Frank Lucas.
Captain v alter J. Holman and his
Grotto uniformed guard wili also bel
on hand, and selections will be given
by the Grotto quartet. Colonel Rob-
ert A. Miller will give a short talk
on Masonry and the Grotto.
The Friday night meeting prom-l
ises to be one Of unusual interest in
Masonry and is one of a series Of
events being held by the Grotto In
conjunction with other "blue" lodge
organizations in the interests of
membership campaign for the Grotto,
in which it Is hoped to incrfease the!
membership by 1000. The meeting
will be held in the grand lodge room
Of the Pythian building.
The following compose the Grotto!
degree team: Elmer H Cook. J. H.
Bush. K. E. Grant. AV. A. Katchel,
Leo A. Harms. Charle E. Minsinger,
Arthur E. Inanner, W. E. Burks. L. E.
Beech, C. AV. Kefer andiW. M Delin. I
That the capitalist was frankly
skeptical bf the device was plain
when he boarded the boat, at-the Se
attle Yacht club wharf. All the ma
chinery that was visible was the coil
Thomas Kibter and J. G. Dris
coM Instructors 3iariicd.
SEATTLE. Wash.. July 29 fSpe-
and the motor, the latter - plainly cial.i Four appointments to the fae-
geared to the propeller shaft.' The ulty of college of business adminls-
boat shoved off. Hubbard threw in I tration at the University of Washing
ton nave just Deen announced. i ney
are: Howard T. Lewis, professor of
business administration: Dr. Howard
Hall Preston, assistant professor of
business administration; Dr. Thomas
Kibler. assistant professor of trans
portation, and J. G. Driscoll. in
structor in accounting. The appolnt-
the switch and instantly the boat be
gan to pick up speed.
Ad to t Be Driven.
It circled about the bay and re
turned to the wharf, with never
slackening of speed. The wires con
necting coil and motor had begun to
feoa. unrip, th. .tpsfii.A nitrrpnl anil
fearing that some part of the coil ment become effective with the fall
might give way under the extra I V
heavy strain put on It, Hubbard de
clined to permit the motor to be run
continuously for any length ot time.
It was tried out later several times,
after brief periods which allowed the
wires to cool, and its power appar
ently showed no diminution. No In
struments were used to test its
The capitalist admitted that the
demonstration had intrigued his in
terest, but that he would wait for
his expert's opinion before discuss
Following the demonstration the
young inventor declared that within
a few days h expected to drive an
automobile with the coll as a power
TRUNK WARRANT ISSUED
liEROT CHARGED AVITH FIRST
Body Identified and Folioo Hear
Husband of Alleged AVoinah
Slain Is Held.
DETROIT. Mich July 19 With
York Friday identified as that of a f te?Al" Vl. ch he E,11 he was
Mr. Lewis is a graduate of It
rence college and the University of
w isconsiii, and comes here from the
T.nlvei-sity of Idaho, -where he has
been head of the department of eco
nomics since 1914. Dr. Preston re
ceived his M. A. and Ph. D. degrees
at the University of Iowa, where
later he became 3n instructor. For
the last three years ho has taught at
Dr Kibler became a doctor of nhil
osophy at George AVashingtcn univer
sity, wi h additional training at the
universities of Chicago. Berlin and
HeideMburar. He has been dean of the
college of coiemerce and business at
Toledo university from 1916 to 1618.
Mr. Driscoll holds a L.L. B. degree
from Stanford university, where at
one time- he was an assistant to Ste
phen Ivan Miller Jr.. deer, of the col
lege ot business administration here.
REPUBLICAN AID REFUSED
Neither Parly Suits AA'orkers Choice
fof Governor in Washington.,
SEATTLE. Wasfi.. July 25. (Spe
cial.) Robert Bridges of Orillia, re
cently tendered the support of the
Railway Men's league and the Non
partisan league. - as a candidate of
governor, if he would file on the re
publican ticket, Wednesday i ssued
JILTED MAN GETS OFFERS
RATE RISE IS DISCUSSED
Portland Man Tells of Use Being
Made of Douglas Fir.
TACOMA, Wash.. .July 29. J. X.
Teal, attorney for the west coast
lumbermen's association, discussed
the freight rate increase before 200
members of the west coast lumber
men's association here today.
Mr. Teal's ad Ji fss. which was large-
a detailed statfmer.t of what has
been done, was followed by an in
formal disci33ion of .the future of
the business. It was the regular meet
ing of the association which is held
each month -t a different city in the
Howard Jayne of Portland, chair
man of the west ?oast forest products
company, an auxiliary organization to
the association, told of what is being
done by the company to further the
use Of Dojarlas fir. Colonel William
B. Greeley, new chief forester of the
Uhlted States, ciscussed reforestation
ahd modern methods of logging.
Duchess Proposes Herself lo Mili
tary Officer of Sydney.
SYDNEY. N. S. Residents of this
city are beginning to wohder whether
It Is still in order to pity Captain
Thomas Kitchen, the Canadian field
artillery officer whose fiancee. Miss
A. Butler of Manchester, England
transferred her affections to Lieu
tenant T. Miller while en route to
Halifax to marry the captain.
Following the publicity which has
been given the broken engagement.
Captain Kitchen has received many
letters, mostly from English women.
in which the writer offers her own
hand to the captain by way of con
isolation for the loss of Miss Butler.
Among those who offer to come to
Sydney and become Mrs. Captain Kit
chen is-a young duchess. Captain Kit
chen says. She has written express
ing her sympathy ahd volunteered to
come at once if the -gallant Canadian
Captain KUchen would not tel. the GIRL, HELD CAPTIVE, THROWS
name of the duchess or say whether
she was a noblewoman in her own
right or the divorced or widowed wife
of some high ranking peer.
A sacrifice of profit to our customers. Our stock must be reduced at least
$40,000 in the next sixty days. Come arid get your share of the wonderful
values, no reserve stock, no goods stored away all out in the open. Buy
your clothes, suits and overcoats for winter. . Put them away and save more
money than you ever did in your life. Come today selections still good and
there are hundreds to testify to the wonderful values gotten at Gray's great
stock reducing sale.
ALL CHESTERFIELD SUITS AND
OVERCOATS AT SPECIAL PRICES
Extra Special Odd lot Suits worth up
to $50.00, your choice
REGULAR STOCK CHESTERFIELD
SUITS AND OVERCOATS
$50.00 Values at .$37.50
$60.00 Values at $43.50
$70,00 Values at. . , $52.50
$80.00 Values at. $58.50
SPECIAL PRICES MEN'S
$10.00 and $12,00 Shirts at. $ 6.95
$15.00 and $18.00 Shirts at. $10.95
ALL LADIES' FINE SUITS, COATS
AND DRESSES AT SPECIAL
Extra Special One lot of Printzess Jer
sey Sport Suits, Values
up to $55.00, your choice,
REGULAR STOCK LADIES' SUITS,
COATS AND DRESSES
Special Price Reductions
$50.00 Values at ..-..$28.50
$60.00 Values at .$38.50
$70.00 and $75.00. Values at. .... .$43.50
$85.00 to $100.00 Values at ....... .$62.50
$125.00 to $150.00 Values at ..... $85.00
LADIES' SUITS AND COATS
Left over. Values up to
$75.00. Your choice
YOU'LL SAY THE VALUES ARE WONDERFUL
H3 M (TIP A
HI Jio AViio VIiX-H
Y 366 WASHINGTON ST.
AT WEST PARK
CHINESE SLAVE RELEASED
.NOTE OCT OF AVINDOAV.
INJURY FATAL TO WOMAN
San lYanelsco Police ftald Tong
Quarters and Splinter Doors
to Get Prisoner
WIFE ABDUCTION CHARGED
Chieo, Cal., Man Makes Accusation
Against Klamatli Falls Man.
fcLAMATH FAT-LS. Or.. July 29.
(Special.) R. J. AV'itzell ts held here
under $2o00 bond to await action of
the federal grand jury on a charge
of violating the Mann act. His ac
cuser is August Itose of Chico. Cal.,
who says Witzell induced the wife of
the complainant to come to Klamath
Falls from Chico and pose here as
She brought her baby with her. but
left three other children behind. Rose
avers. Mrs. Rose was permitted to
accompany her husband back to Ch'co
on the understanding that she will
appear as a witness against AVitzell
Voting Autoist, Struck AA'lion Sle
Stepped in Front of Car, Dies.
RAN FRANCISCO. Cal. Shuffling
homeward through the fog in the San
rr.nri,nn Chinatown the other nigni,
a Chinese youth noticed ft pier of
hite paper flutter inrougu 1 , ,
of light from a street lamp ana 11.
to the pavement. e "
and read ita message, in Chinese
"I am a slave glM. I wish to get
- r.r.i.l master. I have
Was driving south on Terwllliger I a w " . i, ,.. r, on th
boulevard with her husband. J E. J "J s?? Tw" ree
lounn iiuu - .
... om. I. l.nl Mul. I was brought
1 funa when I was a little
Mrs. C. Nelson. 431 East Ankeny
street, who was Injured Sunday eve
ning in an automobile aecident on
Terwllliger boulevard hear the city
limits, died AVednesday afternoon at
St. Vincent's hospital as the result of
the injuries. Death was due to a frac
ture of the skull.
Mrs. Nelson, who Was 21 years old,
cere friendship which unites our two
'France had already honored the
memory of the intrepid soldiers of
your army and Will honor soon your
herces of the war of Independence,
t thank the faithful friends of France
whd are instituting this permanent
monument to the glory of the French
thought anil art.
The scholarships are for 6000 francs
each, the foundation being perpetual
and they are to be awarded to the
inoft deserving candidates. Each
scholarship is tenable for two years
In succession and any scholar showing
special merit at the end of that time
has a chance of receiving it for a fur
The candidates will be selected by
juries of ten Tneh prominent in each
Hedges. 455 Market street, followed
some distance behind. Mr. Nelson
drove his -lar up to the curb and
drove his -ar up to the curb and , haVe a friend who says if I
stopped on account or engine trouble I " . t the matt who passes
and just before the Hedges ear caught fa " f,e" .ith . tar they Will
ill ' ' 1 w t . .... . -
up, Mrs. NeHon, according to the ac
count furnished by Hedges, jumped
out directly in front of the oncoming
car. Siie was struck by the Hedges
automobile and badly injured.
An investigation was being con
duirted by the coroner's office last
help me. I want to go DacK 10 vnina.
Please help me."
Th vounar Chinese to wnom mo
.. h..i fallen hanbcned to be an
tm.rinn horn Chinese. Me Knew ini
, I . - . W ... i , V.
it was clangorous 10 micncc
...,,-u arA in inform the
hisrht and it Was announced that . "ilce might mean death for him and
there Is any evidence showing crini-I - " i
inal negligence on the part of the
driver an inquctt would be held.
Sirs. Eugene Leroy, police last night
were awaiting further reports from
various cities where men believed to
be the husband of the slain Woman,
Authorities at Saltillo, Mexico, had
Teen asked to confirm reports that
a man known as Oscar J. Fernandez
had been located there. Police in
vestigation has shown that the man
wanted used the names "Eugene Le
dov," '"O. J. AVood" and "O. J. Fern
andez." Judge Cotter last night sighed a
warrant for the arrest of Le.roy "alias
O. J. AVbod. alias J. Fernandez,"
charging him With first degree mur
GERMAN RIFLES APPEAR
2 00,000 Firearms Thouglit Des
tined for Mexican Export.
STOCKHOLM, July 29. Germany is
trying to export by way of Sweden
B00.000 rifles and the Swedish govern
has been asked . to consent to
their Importation 6ft the understand
ing their are intended for re-exporta
tion to Mexico. Application to this
end has been made to the foreign
Stockholm newspapers declare that
this looks like a suspicious action.
GOLDEN WEDDING HELD
3Ir. fcnd Mrs. C, A. Ijamar RecelTe
Gifts Front G. A. R.
' Members of George bright fJost,
" Grant) Army of tb Republic, George
not a candidate for any office in the
gift of the people and would not file
either In the republican or democratic
primaries. He said:
I have always been opposed to the
principles of the republican party and
there are certain policies of the dem
ocrats today that I don't favor. I be
long in the ranks of the crusaders. I
am out of the running, but I thank
them for their confidence. It is time
for the. workers and producers to get
together and enter a candidate on pri
Literature Draws 120-Day Term.
Obscene literature and pictures and
I. AV. "SV. literature are in the same
class in the opinion of Judge Ross
man, who AVednesday sentenced Louis
Semer to 120 days in the city jail for
having Such literature in his posses
sion and it was on this charge that
the man was brought to trial. -"The
fact that he had an I. W. W. card in
his possession and some I. AV. W.
literature influenced the judge, he
said, to give a heavy sentence.
Switchman Held oh Theft Charge.
Louis Goedick. a switchman. 5?. was
arrested AVednesday by Patrolmen Case
and Forfcen and charged with steal
ing foui- spoons arid a cap from the
Meier & Frank store. The police say
he admitted stealing the spoons, but
claimed the cap as his 6wii property.
Man Drinks Poison.
A. B. Starr, S7,"drank lysol Wednes
day at his home, 44 East Seventh
street. He was attended by a doctor
from the emergency hospital ahd
probably will recover. He has a wife
aa& t.wt children.
BACON ESTATE $7,585,563
Tm Pnnrlc ,.f o n ft A n Purh I
Provided for Four Children.
NEAV TORK. July 29. Robert
Bacon, former ambassador to France
and once a member of the financial
house c? J. P. Morgan & Co. who died
In 1919. left a gross estate of $7,oS5
563. according to a transfer tax ap
GASOLINE PRICE BOOSTED
Union Oil Raises Seattle Rate i
Cents Per Gallon.
SEATTLE. Wash., July 29. (Spe
cial.) The Union Oil company, an
pouncing a price raise of gasoline
effective AVednesday in this district
of IVi cents a gallon, also said that satd Ene was soi'd as a slave in China
u : - f - ... ( 1
His better instincts guiaeo. mm id
the hall of justice with the tiotfe. HIS
name will never be known to anyone
hut thA nnliee.
Pniii-n Cnntmn II Wfara, wim len-
eral officials and a representative of
a Chinese mission, raided the place
an hour after the letter was dropped
out of the window. They Daireren
down three doors and on the fourth
floor found L.oi Mui.
The girl ts held in the city prison
while federal officers investigate her
story. She may be deported. , She
praisal filed today. The estate is left PJ" Mexico near Tampico. Mana- MEmcVXS FOCLND TEX 6000
to immediate relatives. Trust funds K AV. J. Condlon said, and is ex- vnt,mL.s JL
10 per cent more gasoline would be
available for dealers than they had
In August last year. The new Union
gas price is 26 rents a gallon; Shell
gasoline is 29 cents, ahd the Standard I Chinatown
Oil gasoline remains unchanged at I
24,b cents, with no Intimation of a
price-raising movement in prospect,
according to the company's Seattle
A new 80,000-barrel oil well has Just
been brought in by the Union com-
when she was 12 and brought to this
country afterwards. Detectives say
Khe was held by the Hop Sing ton
one of the strongest tactions or
U. S. AID FOR FRENCH ART
to immediate relatives. Trust funds
bf $200,000 each- are created for the
former ambassador's four children.
The Widow is given a life interest
In the whole residuary estate besides
her dower right in the real estate
comprising 209 acres. The net estate
IS f 6.524.994.
RESIGNATION IS ACCEPTED
General Tuan Chih-Jul Quits as
Head bf Chinese Army Command.
PEKIN, July 29. (By the Asso
ciated Press.) President Hsu Shih-
Chang has accepted the resignation
from the army command of General
Tuan Chih-Jui, which General Tuart
proffered recently, prompted by the
falling fortunes of the anfu or mili
tary party, which he headed.
The president is reported to have
ordered the arrest of the retiring
Anfu ministers, charging them with
responsibility for recent disturbances.
pected to Increase materially the com
pany s gasoline output.
SPA AGREEMENT APPROVED
Xationalists and Socialists
Ones Opposing Act.
BERLIN, July 29. (By the Associ
ated Press.) The reichstag AVednes
day by an overwhelming majority ap
proved the agreement made recently
by the government at Spa with the
represntatives ot the entente.
The resolution approving the Spa
agreement was presented Jointly by
the three coalition parties and the
majority socialists. It declared "tha.t
the reichstag duly appreciates the
motives which actuated the govern
ment in signing the agreements
The resolution was opposed only
by the nationalists and independent
WOMEN AFTER BIG GAME
Operatire Works "Tip" That Tay-
lof Slayer Is in City.
The women's protective bureau
went out after big gams AVednesday
Youth Admits Taking Cash.
Louis Metzgcr, H, tt Gresham. Or.,
surrendered to Lieutenant Van Overn
AVednesday and confessed that he had
taken ?75 from Elvie Canip of Gresh
am. He had spent $37 of the money
The boy was sent to the county jail
and the case will be tried in the
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PARIS. Ten scholarships open tb
the most deserving young French art
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founded by Mrs. George Blumenthal
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0UIJA KNOWS SLAYER
Klwell Sleuths Swamped AA'ith Oc
NEW YORK. Oulja boards by the
score have volunteered to solve the
mysterious murder of Joseph Bowen
Elwell. turfman, card expert and
Since the body of the gambler was
found in his handsome residence here
last month with a bullet through the
forehead, alleged clues, motives and
revelations of the murderer himself
have been gathered from ethereal
planes by the thousands and dumped
upon an admittedly bewildered staff
of the district attorneys office.
All of these occult communications
are not discarded. While disclaim
ing any faith in Ouija's ability as a
crime Investigator, the district at
torney nevertheless admits that he
has assigned a man to the special
duty of reading occult contributions
and to submit to him personally any
conveying apparently useful informa
tion. An anonymous communication,
purporting to be an occult revelation,
may contain a valuable clue, Mr.
Swann believes, his theory being that
the criminal might use this method
of informing on a confederate.
Anonymous communicants purport
to reveal prelude, plot and climax of
The missing automatic pistol with
which Elwell was shot has been lo
cated by Ouija boards or other "Sup
ernatural" means in every part of the
fc-iweu nome from the sitting room
in which the murder was committed
down Into the basement and up to
Until the murdertr Is apprehended,
both the police and district attorney's
staff say they expect no surcease
from the persistent profligacy of oc
cult assistance now being forced upon
AA'oman Smuggler Jailed.
GENEA'A. Madame T.ella Hart
mann. young widow of an Austrian
officer, has been sentenced at Lindau
to pay a fine of 60,000 marks and
serve one month in jail for smuggling.
It is said she defrauded the Berlin
and Vienna authorities out of more
than $1,000,000 by means of a small
army of employes at Lake Constance,
who used six automobiles, three mo
tor boats and other paraphernalia in
tnelf illicit business.
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