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THE MORXIXG OREGOXIAX, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10. 1921
Prospects Held Materially Im
proved in August
YIELD CLOSE TO RECORD
Output of 3,186,000,000 Bushels
Indicated in Report of Depart
ment of Agriculture.
WASHINGTON. D. C, Sept. 9. Re
eoverjr of the corn crop during August
from the serious damage sustained
from July weather conditions featured
the September grain report of the de
partment of agriculture. Favored
with good growing temperatures
ana slenty of rain in practically the
entire corn belt, the production fore
cast made a jump of 154,000.000
bushels, bringing the indicated pro
duction to 3,lti.000.000 bushels, or
only 48.000,000 bushels less -than last
year's crop, the largest grown.
With continued favorable conditions
. this year's production may yet be
come a record crop. Indications are
that most of the crop is now out of
Oang-er from frost.
The wheat crop showed a decline
j( 3.000,000 bushels, with 754.000.000
bushels indicated as this year's har
vest. Oats will be a short crop, the
Indicated production having declined
47.000.000 bushels during August, with
a crop of 1,090.000.000 bushels fore
cast. That is 436.000.000 bushels
smaller than last year's crop, and
B-I3.0UO.000 bushels less than the five
Potatoes Show Increase.
Potatoes showed an increase of
7.000,000 bushels over a month ago,
with a total of 323,000,000 bushels, but
the crop is almost 100,000,000 smaller
than that of last year and almost
5,000,000 bushels below the five-year
Tobacco production showed an In
crease of 69.000,000 pounds over a
month ago, with a total of 948,000,000
Preliminary estimates of this year's
production of winter wheat and hay
and forecasts for other crops, based
on their condition September 1, were
announced by the department of agri
culture as follows:
Winter wheat, 544.000.000 bushels.
Spring wheat. 210.00.000 bushels.
All wheat. 754.000.000 bushels.
Corn. 3,18R.0O0,0OO bushels.
Oat. 1,000.000,000 -bushels.
Barley. 187.000,000 bushels.
Rye. 64.300,000 bushels.
Buckwheat, 13.000.000 bushels.
'" VWJilte potatoes, 323.000.000 bushels,
tweet potatoes. 110.000,000 bushels.
Tobacco, 948.000. ooo pounds.
Flax, 8,300.000 bushels.
Hay, tame, 79.800.000 tons.
Hay, wild, 14.800.000 tons.
Sugar beets, S.000,000 tons.
Apples, 107,000.000 bushels.
Peaches, 33,000.000 bushels.
Kafirs. 127.000.000 bushels.
Peanuts, 32.S00.000 bushels.
Beans, 8,800,000 bushels.
Crop Conditions Shown.
Condition of the crops on Septem
ber 1, or at time of harvest, followsr
fiprln wheat, 62.5 per cent ot a normaL
ah wneat, jz.o.
Whit potatoes, B3.7.
Sweet potatoes, 80.7.
. Rice, S3. 8.
Sugar beets, 90.4.
State Forecasts) Civea.
The condition on September 1 and
forecast of production for important
producing states follow:
Minnesota condition 68 and production
North Dakota SC anB 67.151.000.
South Dakota 66 and 23.332,000.
Montana 68 and 18,182,000.
Washington 76 and 21,06.000.
Ohio 84 and 146.341.000.
Indiana 80 and 163.620.000.
Illinois 84 and 326,602.000.
Minnesota 95 and 126.673,000.
Iowa 2 and 424,032.000.
Missouri 86 and 206.872.000.
South Dakota 87 and 109.781,000.
Nebraska 64 and 223.173.000.
Kansas 72 and 118.072.000.
Kentucky 80 and 91.000.000:
Texas S3 and 174,337,000.
Oklahoma b3 and 85,029,000,.
Illinois 59 and 114.29S.00O.
Wisconsin 53 and 60,865,000.
Minnesota 56 and 79.946,000.
Iowa 63 and 162,651.000.
FIVE BIG CARGOES OF WHEAT
Total J, 190,000 Bushels, Valued at
91,408,000, Greatest Ever Sent
Out ia Single Day.
The largest volume of wheat ever
carried from Portland in a single day
went down the river Thursday in the
holds of five steamers, three of them
Japanese, one British and one Amer
ican. Two cargoes were sent to Japan
and three to Europe. The total taken
out was 1,190,000 bushels, valued at
The first of the fleet to go wag the
Taibu Maru, carrying 280,000 bushels,
valued at 3336,000 and exported by
Kerr, Gifford & Co. She cast off from
the Globe mills dock at 6:30 A. M.
The steamer Yeikoku Maru, carry
ing 175,000 bushels of wheat, valued
at 1210,000, and 400,000 feet of lumber
worth 112,000, left down from mu
nicipal terminal No. 4 at 11:30 A. M.
The Hankow Maru, also bound for
the orient, departed at noon from the
Peninsula mill with 176,000 bushels
of wheat valued at $210,000, and a
deckload of 255,522 feet of lumber val
ued at $5840. She cleared to Kobe,
Moji and Yokohama.
The largest and most valuable car
go to go out during the day was that
carried by the American steamer Ja
lopa, which etarted down from the
Montgomery dock at t P. M. with
$83,000 bushels of wheat, valued at
The British steamer Cape Ortegal,
following a few minutes later from
the Elevator dock, carried 275,000
bushels of wheat, valued at $310,000.
JAPANESE FIRM ACTIVE OXE
Big Shipping Business Done Here
by Suzuki & Co.
The Japanese steamer Suez Maru
has been substituted for the Holland
Maru, previously reported a char
tered by the Wilcox-Hayes company
to carry a full cargo of lumber from
the Columbia river to Japan. It was
stated by this company Thursday.
The Sues Maru. one of the Suzuki
fleet, is expected here September 23.
The Belgium Maru, another Suzuki
steamer, is on her way here from
Pensacola, Fla it was announced
yesterday by her owners, and will
reach Portland September 2 to load
iumber for Japan.
Another full cargo of lumber to
Japan will be carried by the steamer
Italy Maru. UU another of the
Suzuki fleet. This vessel left Cardiff,
Wales, August 25 for Portland and is
scheduled for October loading for the
account of her owners. ,
The SuruM steamer Liverpool Maru
left Japanese port Thursday for
Portland, according to word received
by the local office, and will be here
September 25 to Joad a cargo af wheat
for Europe under charter to Balfour,
Guthrie & Co. -
Suzuki & Co. Thursday dispatched
the steamers Hankow Maru and
I'eUtoku Maru to Japan with cargoes
of wheat and lumber, and the .steamer
TaLbu Maru -to Europe with & cargo
of wheat, and have .three more steam
ers now in port here. Of these, the
Havre Maru started loading .Thurs
day, the Yone Maru will start loading
today, and the . Koshun Maru will
finish loading about the middle of
next week. The Koshun Maru is
taking a combination cargo ot wheat
and lumber for 'Japan, and the two
others full . cargoes of wheat for
In addition to an enormous import
ing and exporting business for Its
own account, the one Japanese firm
of Suzuki & Co.. is now actually op
erating more . shipping at Portland
than the United States shipping board.
IXJCHED PHYSICIAX IGXORAXT
OF LIQUOR IX MOTORCAR.
DTiver of Wrecked Automobile Is
sues Statement Clearing Vic
tim of Law Violation.
. OREGON CITY, Or., Sept. 9. (Sper
cial.) Dr. J. P. Graham of Portland,
injured seriously here early Wednes
day morning, was in no way con
nected with the liquor charges
brought against him, was the effect
of the statement issued yesterday by
J. Lu Smith, driver of the car, who,
with Graham and John Doe, was in
dicted on charges of receiving, pos
sessing and transporting liquor.
Smith was released in the. morning
on $3000 bond given by Joseph Gal
breath, John Galbreath and John
Wesch. farmers of Hillsboro. He was
arraigned in the circuit court, and en
tered a plea of not guilty. The date
for his trial has not been set.
Substantially tio change is reported
in IT. Graham's condition, according
to Mrs. Graham, who is at her hue
band's bedside in the Oregon City
hospital. Dr. Graham Is suffering
from a, compound fracture of the
skull, other broken bones, and prob
ably internal injuries. His condition
The statement, in part, issued by
Smith after his release, follows:
-On the evening of September 6,
1921. at about 8:36 o'clock, I met Dr.
J. P. Graham and invited him to take
a ride with me in my automobile.
"About 10 o'clock, at the Speedwell
garage, at Fourteenth and Couch
streets. Portland, Or., I was employed
by a party whose) name was unknown
to me to take my car and go to
Woodburn, Or. I accepted the em
ployment and with Dr. Graham and
my employer, I drove to Woodburn,
arriving there at about 12 o'clock
"There was another automobile
waiting on the road on the Pacific
highway, and my employer trans
ferred several sacks into my car, and
we proceeded back toward Portland.
"I never knew what those Backs
contained until after the accident.
Neither I nor Dr. Graham drank any
liquor, nor did we see any of the con
tents of the sacks; but after the sacks
were loaded into the car, 1 was mor
ally certain as to what they con
HOLDUP PLEADS GUILTY
Portland Man Admits Robbery of
Swimming Resort Patrons.
SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 9. W. C.
Jones, 33 years old. of Troy." N. Y.
and a man giving the name of Harry
Hamilton, 23, admitting that it was
an assumed name, and asserting bis
home is in Portland, Or, pleaded
guilty in the police court Thursday to
charges of robbery in connect'on with
the holdup cf patrons at a swimming
resort here Monday night when cash
and jewelry totaling $20,000 was
The two men admitted that with
three others they committed tha rob
beiy. They declared, the police said,
that they had been double-crossed by
their accomplices who had escaped,
and that they received only a email
portion of the loot.
Jones and Hamilton waived pre
liminary hearing and were held to
the district court
PASTOR TO BEGIN DUTIES
Rer. Mr. Wettcrhohn Will Serve
Vancouver Baptist Church.
Rev. J. Carlton Wetterhahn, for
merly of Missouri, will serve his first
Sunday ai pastor of the First Baptist
church at Vancouver, Wash., Sunday,
following his appointment to that
position last Sunday.
Rev. Mr. Wetterhahn unanimously
was called to the pastorate of the
Vancouver church after he had
preached a number of times as sup
He and his wife came to Portland
from Missouri by automobile about a
month ago. They have been visiting
at the Home of Mrs. wetternanns
aunt, Mrs. Mary Bishop, 665 East
Rev. Mr. . Wetterhahn formerly
served as pastor of churches at
Kansas City, St. Joseph and Stan-
HUSBAND, WIFE KILLED
Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Bowerman Die
in Auto Crash on Snoqualmle River.
SEATTLE, Wash., Sept. 9. Husband
and wife were killed when an auto
mobile skidded and turned over near a
bridge over the Snoqualmle river
about 30 miles from hers Thursday.
They were Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Bower
man, who lived on a ranch near Sno
The only other occupant or the car,
Mrs. Cora Turkington of Seattle, es
LOW-CUT WAIST OFFENDS
Zion City, III., Woman Is Found
Guilty and Fined $10.
ZION. III., Sept. . Mrs. Elizabeth
Naden, arrested tor violating the
Zion dress ordinance, was found
guilty by a jury Thursday and fined
$10 and costs.
She was charged with wearing a
waist that exposed six inches below
No Pacific Port to Be Hit
Worse Than Others.
RETRENCHMENT IS BEGUN
Freighter FloeU to Be Cut Down
in AH Harbors, Says Member
of Stripping Board.
SEATTLE,' Wash., Sept. 9. (Spe
cial.) Positive assurance that all Pa
cific coast ports will receive a square
deal in the .shipping board's great re
trenchment and readjustment pro
gramme were given Thursday by
Meyer Lissner, member of the board.
on his arrival from Washington. D. C.
He also said that, according to his
understanding, retrenchment on the
Pacific will be confirmed to the
board's fleet of freighters and will not
affect the rtans-Paeifie passenger
services established by the big SS.BOO,.
000 liners from Seattle aJid San Fran
cisco. In carrying out .the retrenchment
made necessary by heavy operating
losses and by the size of the appro
priation received from congress. Liss
Freighter Fleets to Be Cut,,
"The freighter fleets are to be cut'
down in all ports. Probably, when
the board completes the cutting down,
half of our freighters will be tied up.
"It is going to "take some little time'
to find out just where we are at1
financially; In the meanwhile our ex
penses are being constantly pared
"At the same time we are cutting'
down rapidly as may be the terrific;
operating losses suffered under the
so-called M. O. 4 (managing oper- i
ators agreement which may have I
been all right 4n Its day, -but has long j
since outlived its usefulness for most j
of the fleet.
niaapfMiintmrnt Is Forecast.
"It in inevitable that in discontfnu
ing certain services heretofore con
ducted under this form of agreement
whereunder the managing operator
secures a commission on gross collec
tione whether or not there Is a profit.
there will be considerable .disappoint
ment in many ports and among many
"As soon as practicable we propose
to change to a bare boat charter basis
under which the operator pays a net
rental for the use of the vessel, takes
all the profits and stands all the
losses himself. This may result tem
porarily in tying up a great portion
of the fleet, but that cannot be
avoided. With the return of normal
conditions there will be use for hun
dreds of ships temporarily laid up.
It is the hope of the board, under the
dynamic genius of Chairman Lacker,
within a reasonable time to trans
form a reat national liability into
a great national asset.
BIG SHORTAGE REPORTED
MR. MEIXOX AXXOUXCES Sll,
Secretary Presents Facts in Offer
ing to Bankers $600,000,000
' Treasury Obligations.
WASHINGTON, D. C, Sept. 9. A
net deficit of $161,464,774 in the cur
rent expenses of the government for
the first two months of the present
fiscal year was announced Thursday
by Secretarly Mellon In a letter to
banking institutions offering for sub
scription combined issues of treasury
obligations of about $600,000,000, dated
With the payment of income and
profit taxes In September, however,"
he said, there should be, according
to the best information available, a
small current surplus for the Quarter."
The treasury, he explained, has ma
turities of principal interest amount
ing to $638,000,000 due September IS.
and slmiliarly $527,000,000 due Octo
ber 15. Against the payments, he
said, the treasury expects to receive
in September about $525,000,000 from
Jncome and profit taxes, in addition to
ordinary revenue from other sources.
Tha treasury was offering the new
cbligations, he continued, to provide
for its further requirements, includ
ing current disbursements, and in
furtherance of its announced plan of
dealing with the short-dated debt.
TThe new Issues consist of three-
year $ per cent treasury notes, six
months 6 per cent treasury certifi
cates and one-year 64 per cent treas
ury certificates. This issue of treas
ury notes is the second offering of
The interest on the new notes and
the one-year certificates is one-third
per cent less than on the initial offer
ing last June. The Interest rate on
the six months certificates is one
half per cent less than on the prev
ious issue. The reductions in the in
terest rates, treasury officials said,
indicates an easier money market.
Important progress has been made.
Mr. Mellon said, in tha distribution of
the victory loan maturity, the amount
of these notes outstanding being re
duced from $4,022,116,555 on May 11
to $3,806,172,250 on August 31. The
airount of victory notes originally is
sued was $4,495,374,300, he added, eo
that, this represents a total reduction
of about J6SE, 000,000.
ITALY SEEKS NEW FIELD
South America Expected to Solve
Grave Emigration) Problem.
ROMS!. Italy looks to South Amer
ica for the- solution of her emigration
and raw material problems. The need
for the migration of Italy's excess
population is paramount and new
fields for her surplus sons and daugh
ters are expected to be found in Ar
gentina and Brazil.
The need of Italy for raw materials
for her diversified industries can also
be supplied by the rich South Amer
ican republics. At a recent confer
ence of the Italian Colonial Institute
it was pointed out by Giovanni Bon
accl that Italy could be supplied with
both coal and petroleum from Brazil
TROOPS BEAT SCHEDULE
Vancouver Expected to Be Reached
Saturday Instead of Wednesday.
VANCOUVER, Wash., Sept. .
(Special.) Information that the 59th
infantry ia making better time in its
overland march from Camp Lewis to
Vancouver barracks than was planned
n that the - regiment likeiy . will
reach Vancouver Saturday instead oi
Wednesday of the week following,
reached Major Delaplane Thursday
This news caused a change of plan
made this week by. the Prunarians.
This organization bad planned to at
tend the La Center barbecue cele
bratlne the opening of the Pacific
hlgliwav on Saturday and on Wednes
day te stase a welcome for the
troop. A committee had made ar
ramrementn for the Prunarians to at
tend the La Center celebration dur
ing the day and return to Vancouver
in the evening to receive the troops.
This arrangement, however, win de
pend on whether the troops arrive
in the evening or aot.
MTLLE GADE COMPLETES At
BAXY-XEW YOEK TRIP.
Total Time ia Water 63 Hours 85
Minutes Detours Add to
"Length of Journey.
NEW YORK, Sept! 9. Completing a
145-mile swim begun at Albany last
Friday, Miss Mille Gade, 22 years old,
a swimming instructor at the New
York Young Women's association, ar
rived at Battery Park Thursday morn
ing. A launch and a rowboat accom
panted her down the Hudson and she
slept and 'ate aboard the launch.
She 9eft Albany late Friday and
covered, including detours, approxt
mately 153 . miles. She was in the
water 63 hours 35 minutes.
Miss Gade averaged three and
half miles an hour oivthe last day of
the swim. A large crowd greeted her
as she left the water.
She finished in good condition, but
said she bad been at the point of ex
haustion several times since she
started from Albany and that on one
occasion she was struck in the face
by a. large fish, Driftwood made night
swimming perilous but she did some
in order to take advantage of the
Members of Miss Gade's party said
that she had nearly cut the record
for the swim in half. The total
elapsed time when the feat was ac
complished by a man named Cooper,
25 years ago, was 11 days and four
hours. Her total elapsed time was
given as six days, one hour and
Tha distance traversed on most
days varied from 19 to 26 miles.
SUES J. M. RIEG
FAILURE TO PAY FOR LABOR
DAY STCXTS CHARGED.
Vern TJ. Ayres Alleges Existence
of CoBlract for Half of Gate
Receipts to 5:3 0 o'Ciock.
After putting on an aerial tourna
ment at Columbia beacn which in
cluded a thrill not on tha programme
when a young woman was almost
killed in a wing-walking stunt, Vern
U. Ayres, local aviator, has found It
difficult to collect nis percentage of
gate receipts, he asserted in a suit
for $1175 filed in the circuit court
yesterday against the Sand Island
The plaintiff alleged existence of a
contract for 60 per cent of all gate
receipts up to 5:10 o clock on Labor
day, less $75 advertising expense, and
asserted that Joseph M. Rieg, owner
of the amusement company, has re
fused to pay the money.
Art Mackenzie, in flying to Port
land to participate in the Labor-day
programme by offering his plane for
use in the transfer oi an acrooat in
mid-air as advertised, ran out of gas
oline above Council Crest, glided as
far as possible toward the Lewis and
Clark landing.field and crashed. The
machine, was virtually a total wreck
and the pilot wu injured slightly.
This prevented making the mid-air
According to Ayres, nis snare oi tne
receipts at Columbia beach that day
would reimburse Miss Stanger, Charles
Skinner, surf-board rider; Danny
Greco, acrobat; Howard Arnold and
Henry Kruger, assistants, and would
take care of the rental ei me nyoro
WILSON CALLED DISGRACE
CEXSCRE TO MIDDLEWEIGHT
DEALT 'BY RICKARD. '
Promoter Declares Champion
Should Be Ruled Out of Ring for
Iilfe; Boxer Hear Testimony.
JERSEY CITY. N. J., Sept 9.
Johnny Wilson, middleweight cham
pion, summoned by the New Jersey
box in it commission Thursday to face
charges that he broke his contract by
giving a poor coxitis exhibition Labor
day in his bout with Bryan Downey,
Cleveland, heard Tex Rickard, the
promoter, testify that he considered
the fight a farce. Rickard said he
thought Wilson "a disgrace to the
game," and that he should be ruled
out of the ring for life.
Jim Savage, who reiereea me ooui,
declared that if he had known of a
precedent in championship encounters,
he would have "thrown both men out
of the riner In the fifth round." He
said he believed both fought honestly.
but that neither knew how to fight.
The hearing was continued unt'J
Tuesday to allow Wilson and his man
ager time to obtain counsel.
City to Be Beautified.
VANCOUVER. Wash, Sept. 9. (Spe
cial.) The city beautiful committee
of the Prunarians met Wednesday and
formulated plans for asking the co-
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We offer these cars for sale in excellent condition and
will take terms from responsible parties. They can
be seen at corner of Ninth and Burnside streets.
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An underworld story
of a beautiful girl who
fights and faces disgrace
for someone she loved,
Lon Chaney gives a wonderful
character offering as Trix, a
poker dealer in a well-known
operation of cltiiena in beautifying
tha city. It was decided to ask all
citlsens to save tha cuttings of their
roses when pruning this fall and
then turn them over to the committee
to be planted on a vacant lot. Next
spring the young plants will be given
to citlsens to plant on their lawns.
Sale of Liquor to Indian Charged.
Ed Scott was arrested Thursday at
Klamath Falls on a charge of selling
liquor to an Indian by the name of
Josh Wllllama, according to advices
received by Deputy United States At
torney McGulre. A deputy marshal
will go to Klamath Falls to bring him
hers for trial, Mr. McOulrs announced.
Cornell Bequeathed $2,000,000.
SOOTH NORWALK. Conn., Bept. 9.
Cornell university probanly will re-
Direction of Jensen and yon Herberg
celve about $1,000,000 under the .will
of the late John McMullen, president
of the Atlantic, Oulf A Pacific Dredg.
About 220 bagrs Solo Brand Flour, 1200 bags Morning Glory Brand
Flour, and 1300 bags Olympic Flour, all more or less damaged.
Bids will be received for the entire lot as it lies at Municipal
Terminal Dock No. 4, irrespective of weight or number of bags, at
our office at 10 o'clock Tuesday, September 13, 1321. Certified
check for amount of bid to accompany tender. Right reserved to
- reject any or all bids.
HENXY HEWETT & CO.
206 Lewis Building . Portland, Oregon
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425 Washington St., Near Eleventh
at the Wurlitzer and in con
cert tomorrow at 1:30 P. M.
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Selection from "Mary"
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Steens, Miss. "I was all run down
and nervous with female trouble and
I my sides pained
me to at times
I that I could hardly
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it. Then l saw
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and I bef-an tak
ing Lydia E. Pink
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able to do most of
my housework now. I recommend
Vila romDOund to my
friends and you may use this letter
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How many women, overworked,
tired and ailing, keep up the ceaseless
treadmill of their daily duties until
they are afflicted with female troubles
as Mrs. Blake was, and are run down,
weak and nervous. But every such
woman should be convinced by the
many letters like hers which we are
constantly publishing, proving bp
yond question that Lydia E. PinVc
ham's Vegetable Compound will
overcome such troubles, and write
to the Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine
Co., Lynn, Mass., in regard to their
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