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TIIE MORNING OREGONIAN, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9, 1920
KERBY AND RATE
SENTENCED TO HMG
Motion for New Trial Is De
nied at Pendleton.
MEN SHOW NO FEAR
Prisoner Will Be Well Manacled
During Trip to Salem Ap
peal Is Considered.
believe lhat the teaching of Oregon
history will give the children valu
able material which will be foundational."
A committee of teachers, with
Robert H. Down of the Franklin
high school faculty as chairman, is
working on a bibliography of all
material on Oregon. The committee
reports that there is an abundance
of material, which will be segregated
into three groups, suitable to be
taught to elementary Intermediate
and high school pupils.
"The result will be an annotated
bibliography, dealing with the le
gends, accounts of prehistoric days,
discoveries, explorations and settle
ments, Indian wars and heroic tales
of adventure, the social and economic
life of the fur traders and pioneers,
missions and the beginnings of gov
ernment, everything that will con
duce to an understanding of present
day Oregon and her Institutions."
The bibliography will be printed
from week to week In the school
bulletin under the title, "The Oregon
Mr. Grout explained that he has
had this idea for two years, but that
it has not been possible to carry It
out before. He hopes that he can
introduce the new work into the
schools with the beginning of the
next school term.
LAUNDRYMEN JWE GUESTS
ME5JBERS OF XATIOXAIi ASSOCIATION-
LONGER TERMS PROPOSE
BILL WOULD HAVE COUNTY OF.
I-'ICERS SERVE 4 YEARS.
PENDLETON, Or., Oct. 8. (Spe
cial i T-Uvln D. Kerby and John L.
liathie. convicted of first degree mur
der by a circuit court jury Monday,
v.! mnmlnir were sentenced to be
hanged at the state penitentiary Fri
day. December 3, by Circuit Judge
PhelDS. Motion for a new trial for
uA t-nrt maHA h v Charles Bolin, at'
forr.ev for Kerby. in the trial and
also representing Rathie today, was
juT-if-ri v.v .1 iwl f a PhelDS before pass
lng sentence. Attorney Bolin took
6teps to appeal the case to the state
The two defendants, attired in their
prison garb of blue overalls and suit
coats, received their sentence without
emotion. Kerby stood with arms
(olded, his stone-faced visage showing
no emotion whatever except a slight
twitching of the muscles at the corner ofices
of his moutn. itamie, sioutncu .w.
hands, deep in his pockets, received
his death knell without batting an
-ye. The crowded courtroom was
Guilt Held Beyond Doubt.
"Von were found guilty of delib
erate and premeditated muraer in iu i auditor now have
killing of Sheriff Taylor," said Judge although there has
Measure to Be Submitted to Voters
at November Election; Five
For the purpose of having better
efficiency and less politics in county
bill has been submitted to
the voters at the November election
which will extend the terms of office
from two to four years. The county
offices affected are county clerk.
sheriff, treasurer, coroner and fur
The county assessor and county
been no reason
rhelps, in passing sentence. I ou i advanced why these two offices
were committing burglary of the should be for four years and the
sheriff's office by stealing guns and others for two years. Back of the
ristols. During the commission of I measure are the associations of
this felony tne snenti was snoi sum i county cierKS ana snerins oi uregon.
killed. Under the law you are guilty The petition was prepared by Conrad
of murder committed during the com-I p. Olson and was initiated by Herbert
350 Visitors See Highway, Sights
of City and Vicinity and Have
Banquet at Xight.
More than 350 members of the
Laundry Owners' National association
spent yesterday in Portland aa guests
of the local laundry owners' associa
tion while en route to the annual con
vention of the organization to be held
in San Francisco October 11 to 16.
The day was spent In sight-seeing
and visiting local laundry plants and
ended with a banquet at the Benson
hotel last night.
Two special trains brought the vis
itors from the east, special cars being
provided at New York, Philadelphia.
Chicago and other eastern points.
Twelve delegates from the local or
ganization left with the party lor
San Francisco last night.
The visiting delegation was taken
for a trip over the Columbia highway
in automobiles provided by the local
association and affiliated organiza
tions and machines provided by the
Kiwanis club. Luncheon was served
t Multnomah falls.
This was the first trip west for
many of the visitors. Some were In
the city during the Shrine convention
and the impressions of Portland's tioa
ritality during that lurid week were
till fresh in their minds. All were
loud in their praise of the highway
ana of Portland.
At the Benson hotel dinner last
night the visitors were welcomed by
Mayor Baker, after which Frank
Branch Kiley gave one of his noted
'wonders of the west" addresses.
mission of a felony.
"In convicting you. the state took
what I consider a roundabout course,
yet one which leaves no doubt as to
j-our guilt. It would have been possi-
R. Dewart of Portland and R. J
Green of Da Grande, in behalf of the
Frequent election of county officers
adds to the cost of the election bill
v.i, for the state to disregard the fact which the taxpayers must settle. The
that vou committed this crime of pre- ballot in Multnomah county, for ex
militated murder and convict you for ample, this November will cost $5300
the commission of murder while com- whereas a few years ago it cost $1700.
tnitting burglary." Of course, the increase is not attrib-
ih,in. arivisori h two to utable to the offices to be filled so
"make such reparation as possible in much as to the increased cost of bal
few remain ne days as will lit paper, prnums anu uic imc.
to meet your untimely
Prisoners to Go to Salem.
The four men convicted for the
murder of Sheriff Taylor and Albin
Lindgren, forger, will leave Pendleton
on an early morning train tomorrow
for Salem, where the. men will be oe-
livered to the state prison. The con
victed men are Kerby and Rathie,
and Stoop and Henderson, the latter
two sentenced to life imprisonment.
I,indgren walked out of the Jail at
the time of the jailbreak, but was
not implicated in the plot for the
break. He will serve a four-year
sentence for forgery. W. R. Taylor,
sheriff, and Glen Bushee and William
Lyday, deputies, will have charge of
the group. All five will be hand'
cuffed and the four murderers man
acled with Oregon boots. Despite the
fact that the court's action this morn
ing is the final word in the trials of
the five jallbreakers. the cases of
Kerby and Rathie may be dragged
out for severs months if appeal Is
Judge Phelps In his denial of the
motion for a new trial said that he
was not aware of any e: ror by the
court and that all possible precau
tions has been taken to insure reg
ularity oi proceeaings.
A plan has been launched by
Kroup oi local women who sympa-
inize wun h.ercy and Rathie to col
lect tuo to finance the anneal of
sentenced men to the sunrema
Under the present system of a two
year term, the incumbent Is scarcely
settled In office before he must im
mediately prepare for the primaries,
for there is but 18 months between
his election and the next primaries.
GREEK IS REARRESTED
Woman-Beater in Jail on Cbargre
Sam Antonopulis, alias Harris, was
rearrested yesterday by Police In
spector Hellyer on a warrant issued
by Deputy District Attorney Deich
charging him with burglary. Harris
was fined $100 in police court Thurs
day after Judge Rossman had found
him guilty of making a vicious at
tack on Mary Davis, a waitress.
Testimony in that case showed that
the Greek, who operates a north-end
restaurant and soft-drink establish
ment, had entered her room by the
fire escape and attacked her while
she was sleeping.
The burglary charge was filed by
Mr. Deich yesterday under the pro
visions of the state statutes, which
make it a felony for a person to
break into a building during the night
for the purpose of assault. Bail was
placed at $2500, which has not yet
NEW STORE IS PROPOSED
F. V. Woolworth Company to Open
Second Flace in Portland.
The F. W. Woolworth company.
which now operates a five, ten and
fifteen-cent store in the Yeon build
ing, will establish another store at
the southwest corner of Broadway
and Alder street, about January 1
S. Kapstein. manager of the store
now being operated by that company
here, said yesterday that his concern
had leased a space of 60 by 100 feet
on the ground floor of the Broadway
and Alder corner.
The new Woolworth store will oc
cupy the space now ocupied by the
N. M. Ungar fur store, the White
House millinery and the Quality shop
These concerns are reported making
plans to move out in order that the
corner may be remodeled for the new
The manager of the new Wool
worth store will be chosen by the
San Francisco office of the company,
Mr. Kapstein said.
court. Rev. W. H. Cox. pastor of the
BEE INSPECTOR SOUGHT
visor frP,tht wUrC-' aCtinS ad" Epidemic or Sour-Brood Said to Be
risor tor the womeiu announced that I
about two-thirds of this amount had Threatening Apiaries.
aireaay peen raised. I
BALKm, ur., ci. . (Special.)
Employment of an inspector to assist
in eliminating a disease commonly
known as sour brood, which threatens
to destroy the bee Industry in Marion
county, was sought by a committee
of prominent Turner and Silverton
men who conferred with County Judge
It Is said that the disease has gained
a foothold In this vicinity and in some
instances whole apiaries have been
Sr. Smith, State Board of Health d,
DEBATES ROUSE INTEREST
Oregon City Slen Argue For and
Against "Wilson league.
OREGON CITY. Or.. Oct. 8. (Spe
cial.) The debates on the league o
nations, given by O. D. Eby and
William M. Stone of Oregon City, are
attracting considerable attention
throughout Clackamas county. Fol
lowing their Initial debate at th
Commercial club here 11 meetings
were arranged, commencing last Mon
day at Gladstone. The speakers were
at Oak Grove Tuesday and addressed
a crowd at Canby Thursday night.
Their itinerary for the next fou
Springwater, October 9; Wilsonvtlle,
October 13; Oswego, October 14; Mar
quam, October 16.
Mr. Eby is upholding the Wilson
covenant, while Mr. Stone, who Is
republican candidate for the legis
lature, argues for protective reser
DISCOVERED AT OSWEGO.
Chairman, Declares Drainage
of Lai Will Be Asked.
Judge Bushey was composed of W. F.
Wright, Frank Winters, Gus Cook and
COVENANT ISSUE ARGUED
Thomas Mannix and Milton A. Mil
ler Stage Political Debate.
Thomas Mannix and Milton A.
Miller last night staged a debate at
the Knights of Columbus Service club,
the former defending the republican
attitude toward the league of nations
and the latter presenting democratic
arguments on the same subject. Dr.
Elof T. Hedlund acted as chairman.
About 350 men heard the speaking
and enjoyed the moving pictures
and musical programme which went
An analysis of the league of nations
will be given at the club, 243 Couch
street, at the usual entertainment at
8 o'clock tomorrow night by Deputy
United States Marshal Mann. Motion
pictures and music will be features
of the programme.
Two distinct types of malaria-hear.
ing mosquitoes were found vestrHnv
in and around Oswego lake by officers
of the state board of health and Lieu
tenant Mars of the United States pub
lic health service.
As a result of these discoveries. Dr.
Andrew C. Smith, chairman of the
state board of health, said he will go
before that body at Its next meeting
and recommend that a sufficient ap
propriation be sought to enable the
state to drain the lake.
"Our discoveries lead us to believe
that Oswego lake will be a permanent
menace to the people of that section
and Portland a well unless the lake
is arainea," said Dr. Smith yesterday.
"It would be possible to use oil each
year during the summer months but
this would be an annual expense and
also would spoil the lake as a resort "
The first malaria-bearing mosquito
was iuuna Dy lieutenant Mars several
days ago. His discovery led tn an.
other Investigation yesterday and an
other type of mosquito, carrying the
malaria germ in a more pronounced
lype man tne rirst was found.
HISTORY HELD NEGLECTED
MORE KNOWLEDGE OF O REG OX
TO BE GIVEX IX SCHOOLS.
superintendent Grout Declares
Children Know Too Little About
Their Own State.
POST PLANS CELEBRATION
Vancouver Legion to Take Lead in
Armistice Day Programme.
VANCOUVER, Wash., Oct. 8. (Spe
cial.) The Smith - Reynolds post,
American Legion, will lead in the
Armistice day celebration, November
11. The Grand Army and Spanish
war veterans and auxiliaries will be
asked to assist in the programme. J.
T. McDonough has been appointed
chairman of the committee in charge
of the exercises.
There will be a parade, a band con
cert and exercises on the site of the
new home of the post. Singing of the
national anthem by school children
and a patriotic address will be fea
tures of the programme.
130,000 DRIVE MOTORS
Registrations at Salem 15,000 In
Excess of Last Year.
SALEM, Or., Oct. 8. (Special.)
Approximately 130, uuO motor vehicle
drivers' licenses had been issued by
the secretary of state up until noon
today, according to figures made
available by employes of the auto
mobile department. Motor vehicle
registration at the time the report
was completed aggregated 101,000, or
approximately 15,000 in excess of the
number issued last year.
Receipts from motor vehicle regis
trations for the month of September
REGISTRATION IS 110,640
Republicans .in Multnomah Are
78,163 to 27,175 Democrats.
Final registration figures, showing
the main party divisions and segre
gating men from women voters, were
announced yesterday by County Clerk
Beveridge as follows:
Alen. Women. Total.
Republicans 46.7B9 31.34 78.163
Democrats 15.6S8 11.489 27.175
Other parties 3,162 2,140 5.302
Children of Portland know very
little about Oregon history, of either
the early days or the present time,
in th opinion of D.- A. Grout, city
superintendent of schools. He be
lieves that the only way in which
they can get the proper background
is to study Oregon history in the
schools. With this idea in mind, he
plans to lntroduc) the teaching of
Oregon history into the schools next
"The children know a great deal
about the climate, rivers and moun
tains of Africa and Asia but they
know very little about their own
state," said Mr. Grout yesterday. "I
Japanese Gardener Killed.
SALEM. Or., Oct. 9. (Special.)
T. Kittahara, Japanese gardener, was
killed almost instantly last night
when a Southern Pacific train struck
a truck in which he was riding on a
crossing about two miles north of
Salem. Klttahara's body was dragged
along the track and badly mangled
The truaK was almost completely de
Marriage License Issued.
CHEHALIS. Wash.; Oct. 8. (Spe
cial.) Michael J. Jennings of Wauna
Or., and Emma L. Thrift of Portland
secured a marriage license here yes-
Man Held on Wife-Beating Charge.
SALEM, Or., Oct. 8. (Special.) H.
C. Robinson was placed under arreet
here today charged with beating his
wife and threatening to kill her with
a knife. Three specific charges were
filed against Robinson, assault with
a dangerous weapon, assault and bat
tery and threatening to commit a
felony. When confronted by his wife
In the police station, Robinson wept
and promised to do better in the
future. Mrs. Robinson, however, in-
tormea tne ponce mat she was
Autos, Stolen, Recovered.
VANCOUVER, Wash., Oct. 8. (Spe
cial.) Five automobiles were stolen
from shipyard workers of the G. M.
Standifer Construction corporation
within the past two days, but all have
been recovered. One, belonging to
Lloyd Wayman, was found in Fruit
valley. G. E. Kelson's machine was
found in Vancouver barracks. T. J.
Snyder's was discovered stuck in the
mud back of the Liberty hotel. R. R.
Dehllne's car was recovered at Wood
land. G. L. Syke's machine was found
mired below the shipyard.
McArthur's Stand Discussed.
Criticism of Representative Mc-
Artnur s stana on proniDitlon was
the principal theme of a meeting held
last night at central library hall, in
behalf of Dr. Esther Pohl Lovejoy,
democratic canaiaate ror congress
from tne tnira congressional district.
Dr. Lovejoy spoke briefly, and was
followed by Dr. w. T. McElveen, who
declared his republican principles,
but asserted nis independence
thought. The meeting was well at
tended and was frequently punctu
ated with applause.
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of Super-Productions. The amazing drama
of a man with half a body and half a soul.
The most fascinating and original story
The cast is an all-star one, but the remark
able acting of Lon Chaney is the feature of
the play. As "Blizzard," king of San Fran
cisco's underworld, his work far surpasses
even his previous success in "The Miracle
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EXPENSES HPT PAID
REPUBLICAN CHAIRMAN RE
FUTES CHARGE OF DEMOCRATS
Pilgrims to Front Porcli at Marion
Bear Own Costs, Says
CHICAGO, Oct. 8. Senator Harry S.
New, chairman of the republican
speakers' bureau. Issued a statement
today denying that the republican na
tional committee has paid the ex
penses of any member of delegations
visiting Marion to hear Senator Hard
ing. Representative James V. McCllntlc
of Oklahoma, democratic speakers'
bureau chairman. here Wednesday,
made public a copy of what he said
was a letter from a repuDiican re
gional director offering to pay ex
penses Incurred by the person to
whom it . was addressed in visitng
"No such offer has ever been made
by any one connected with the na
tional republican committee, and if
anyone's expenses have been paid they
were paid by some private individual
and not by us," Senator New said.
"There has been some expenses at
tached to the reception of visiting
delegations at Marlon, -just as there
are legitimate expenses in every line
of campaign work, but we have never
offered to pay anyone's expenses to
get them there."
Lookout Cabin Completed.
VANCOUVER, Wash., Oct. 8. (Spe
cial.) A standard lookout abin for
observation by forest rangers has
been completed on the top of Gum-
boot mountain, back of Yacolt, by
John Huffman and John Meyers of
the forest service. Three and a half
miles of trail was made to the sum
mit and the material for the cabin,
weighing 6000 pounds, was packed
up from' the end of the logging rail
road of the Clarke County Timber
company. This is the third standard
cabin built this year in the Columbia
Vancouver Drive Near End.
VlvrntTVER Wah.. Ctrt 8. fSne-
cial.) Nearly J30O0 has been collected
by the 70 workers for the Young
Women's Christian association. The
quota is $3800 and the workers are
going to make a vigorous effort to
raise the $800 Saturday and Saturday
night. A number of women with chil
dren are taking part, the children
being cared for in a nursery provided
by the Y. M. C. A.
Hearing to Be at Heppner.
SALEM. Or., Oct. 8. (Special.)
H. H. Corey, members of the Oregon
public eervice commission, left here
last night for Heppner, where he will
conduct a hearing on the application
of the Heppner Electric company for
an increase in rates. Mr. Corey also
will conduct a number of other hear
ings in eastern Oregon before return
ing to Salem.
Xew State Printer Xamcd.
SACRAMENTO, Oct. 8. James Cre-
min, statistician in the offieft of the
Thm "Food - Drink" for All Ages.
Quick Lunch at Home, Office, and
Fountains. Ask for HORUCJCS.
KarAvoid Imitations -Substitutes
secretary of state, was appointed
state printer today by Governor Ste
phens, succeeding Robert Telfer, who
resigned during a controversy be
tween department employes and himself.
Type 57, Cadillac Limousine. In perfect
condition, hardly a. mark of any kind docg
this car bear to Indicate that it has ever
btn In service.
To one who would desire such a car u
this It wi'.l he Instantly apparent that our
price of $4000 is far below its actual value,
This Is a new offering.
Covey Motor Car Company
Slbt and Washington Sts.