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VOL. LXI -XO. 19,287
PRICE FIVE CENTS
Entered at Portland tOreiron
Poatofflre Second-clays Matter.
PORTLAND, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 1922
LODGE IS IN LEAD
BY 3 T0 1 VOTE
Walker Snowed Under
On Face of Returns.
HARDING TO ABANDON
BONUS VETO, REPORT
TEXAS LEGIONNAIRES CHEER
MRS. HARDING SHOWS
NO MORE NAUGHTY.
PLAYS FfiR GOTHAM
"TRIAL BY JURY" DECREED
BY AUTHORITIES! '
POLICE CHIEF'S WIFE
CONDUCTS RUM RAID
id m c
ALLOWED TO OUIT
Prelates Vote to Accept
IS 5353 IN LEAD
HALTED BY COURT
NIGHT BULLETIN DECLARES
CRISIS HAS PASSED.
THREE MEN, TWO WOMEN
TOWNSEND OUTRUNS RIVALS
Senator Has Substantial
Majority Over Kelly, Baker.
GROESBECK ALSO AHEAD
Governor Gains In Three-Cornered
Race for Guberna
CHICAGO, Sept. 13. (By the As
sociated Press.) Both Charles E.
Townsend, United States senator
from Michigan, and Henry Cabot
Lodge of Massachusetts were main
taining leads' over their nearest op
ponents for the republican senator
ial nominations in their respective
6tates. , '. .
Senator Townsend, who had been
forced to defend himself against
charges of supporting Senator New
berry durirtg a hot campaign, was
maintaining an increasing substan
tial lead over his nearest opponent,
Herbert F. Baker at midnight.
In Massachusetts, Senator Lodge
was maintaining nearly a 3-to31
lead over Joseph Walker, who had
made an active campaign against
the republican incumbent. Senator
Lodge, on the other hand, had made
few speeches and had taken little
pert in the campaign.
Among the other seven states where
primaries were held. Redfield Frocr
tor, a marble manufacturer, was
leading- Lieutenant-Governor Abram
W. Foote in Vermont for the repub
lican nomination for governor on
the face of returns from nearly half
of the state. ....
In South Carolina, -Thomas M. 3&Cr.
Leod appeared to have defeated Cole
L. Blease for the democratic nomlr
nation for governor in, the run-off
of a stalemate from a previous elec
tion. In Arizona, early returns gave
George W. P. Htinfa slight lead over
. Charles B. "Ward for the democratic
r.omination for governor. Senator
Ashurst was unopposed for the dem
ocratic senatorial nomination.
LEAD OF LODGE IS BIG
Senator Has 5 7,86 7 Votes to
17,147 Cast fcr Opponent.
BOSTON, Sept. 12. Senator Henry
Cabot Lodge was renominated by the
republicans today by a majority over
Joseph Walker which had reached
40,000 in the returns from two
thirds of the cities and towns out
side of Boston. .Returns from 468
, precincts representing 223 cities and
towns gave Lodge 57,867 and Walker
17,447. In 130 Boston precincts
Lodge had 15.795 and Walker 3659.
Governor Channing H. Cox was
easily renominated over J. Weston
Allen, the present attorney-general.
The same precincts outside of Bos
ton gave Cox 58,297 and Allen 18.731,
while the same 130 Boston precincts
gave Cox 14,289 and Allen 5849.,
'Returns from 100 Boston precincts
for democratic senator gave Gaston
9043 to 7596 for Whipple. For demo- ;
cratic governor Fitzgerald had a;
commanding lead over the three
John T. Fitzgerald, ex-mayor of
Boston, was running far ahead of
' the three other candidates for the
democratic nomination for gover
nor. The same 221 precincts gave
him 13.602 votes to 4139-for Peter
F. Sullivan, mayor of Worcester,
who was running second.
Joseph C Pelletier, who was re
moved a few months ago from the
office of district attorney of Suf
folk county, was leading six oppo
nents for the democratic nomina
tion for that office in the returns
from 130 Boston precincts.
Secretary Christian Denies That
He informed National Board
of President's Decision.
WACO, Tex., Sept. 12. President
Harding will not veto the soldiers'
compensation bill. R. G. Storey, na
tional committeeman from Texas of
the American Legion, announced at
the state convention of the legion
here today. The statement brought
the delegates to their feet amid
applause. , .
Mr. Storey said he received a tele
gram last night from the national
board of the legion saying the
president's private secretary had
informed the board that President
Harding would not veto the meas
WASHINGTON", D. C, Sept. 12.
George B. Christian Jr., secretary
to President Harding, denied today
that he had informed the national
board of the American Legion that
the president would not veto the
soldiers.' . bonus, as stated by R. G.
Storey, speaking at the convention
of the Texas ' department of the
Final, action by. the house. Thurs
day on the bonus bill, as perfected
in conference, is planned by re
publican leaders. The measure then
will be sent to the .senate, where
it will await . disposition of the
tariff bill conference report.
Senator Apparently Has
' Nomination Won.
COLONEL LAMPING SECOND
Judge Griffiths Is Third and
Axtell is Fourth.
GIRL. COMMITS SUICIDE
Waitress, Despondent Over Love
Affair, Takes Poison.
ASTORIA. Or.. Sept. 13. (Special.)
Miss Winona M. Pelletier, a wait
ress, 18 years of age, committed sui-
c'de- this morning by .taking a do3e
of poison, dying about an hour later.
Despondency over a love affair is
thought to have been the cause. TheJ
young wonxan .quit work in a local
restaurant at 1 o'clock this morn
ing and. going to her sweetheart's
room awakened him. After talking
a few. moments she swallowed the
poison. . ' '
Miss Pelletier .is' survived by her
mother, Mrs. John P. Pelletier, who
resides near Clatskanie; two sisters.
Mrs. Oscar Gustafson and Mrs. C. A.
Proyer,- Astoria, and a brother,
Henrr N. Pelletier of Clatskanie.
570 PRECINCTS REPORT
Dill Leads Longstreet for Demo
cratic Senatorial Nomlna
tlon of Washington.
'LEA. A4ADE.F0R ANIMALS
Bill to Prevent Sacrifice In Re
search Work Introduced.
WASHINGTON, D. C, Sept.. 12. A
bill designed to prevent the sacrifice
of domestic animals In army and
navy research work was introduced
today by Representative Johnson,
republican, .Washington. .
Specifically it would- prohibit of
ficers, enlisted men and, civilian em
ployes from using any noxious sub
stances upon the body or tissue of
such animals, in attempting to es
tablish the efficacy of any gas,
liquid or powder.
RED CHILDREN OPPOSED
Education of Indians With Whites
THE DALLES. Or., 6ept. 12.
(Special.) The education of Indian
and white children -together in the
Celilo school, a small community on
the banks of the Columbia river, ten
miles easi of here. : threatens
Parents of white ch'ldren have
served notice on County School
Superintendent Gfonewald that they
will move out of the district if In
dian children are allowed to attend
the same classes with the whites.
BRUCE, FRANCE OPPONENTS
Returns From Maryland Are
BALTIMORE, Sept. 12. Virtually
complete returns from yesterday's
senatorial and congressional pri
mary show the nomination of Wil
liam Cabell Bruce of Baltimore as
the remocratic candidate to contest
the re-election of Joseph Irwin
.France to the United States senate
at the November election.
. Senator France won a decisive
victory over John W. Garrett, sec
retary of the Washington arma
ment conference, while Mr. Bruce
is assured of victory in the three
cornered democratic fight. Each
will have in the neighborhood of
90 delegates to their respective
nominating conventions. Sixty-seven
are necessary .to a choice. All
the Incumbent representatives were
renominated, I've of the six being
TOWXSEND . INCREASES LEAD
Returns From 503 Precincts
Give Michigan Senator 3,431.
DETROIT." Sept. 12. II n 1 1 e d
States Senator Townsend had in
creased his lead over Herbert F.
(Concluded on Page 4 Column 3.)
SEATTLE, Wash., Sept 12. With
5353 votes ahead and gaining
steadily,' ' United States Senator
Miles Poindexter had apparently
won the republican senatorial nomi
nation, according to totals compiled
Five hundred .and seventy pre
cincts, out of 2446 in the state gave
the following vote: Poindexter 21,-
536, Lamping 16,183, Griffiths 6773,
Axtell i 4671, Stevenson 1075 and
Tittle 485. ;
One hundred and seventy-two
precincts gave for the democratic
senatorial nomination: . Dill 728,
Longstreet 388, Seelye 263.
Three Representatives Lead.
Likewise the three cbrtgressional
incumbents were leading m the race
for nomination as representatives.
The remaining two. Representatives
John W. Summers of the fourth dis
trict and J. Stanley Webster of the
fifth district, were unopposed. The
hottest fight took place in the first
district, which includes Seattle and
Kitsap county, and where Repre
sentative John F. Miller, joint
author Not the Jones-Miller anti
narcotic law, was led for some time
by Philip Tindall of Seattle. One
hundred' arid eighty precincts out of
384 gave Miller 2721 and Tindall
255K . H .Alvin Moore of Seattle had
603; ex-Representative J. W. Bryan
of Bremerton 859, and Thomas Jef
ferson Cassey of 'Seattle 643.
In the second district. Represent
ative Lindley H. Hadjey had 1472,
Nelson J. Graigue of Everett 337 and
Charles A. Turner of Everett 292.
the total of 114 precincts showed.
Eighteen precincts in the 3d dis
trict gave Representative Albert
Johnson . 605 and O. M. Nelson of
Returns from 195 precincts for
supreme court justice, give: Fuller
ton 8426, Mackintosh 8809, Parker
213, Lane 7428, Blake 7315, Hovey
5509 and Pemberton 6866.
Warm Weather Prevails.
With a "fair and continued warm"
weather prediction , for the whole
state and with a record September
hot spell fairly started, expectations
here early this morning were that
a heavy vote would be cast today In
the Washington primaries.
The storm center of the campaign,
Definite Announcement Made
That No "Surgical Operation
Will Be Necessary at Present."
;" WASHINGTON, T. fC, Sept. 12.
(By .the Associated Press.) The
condition of Mrs. Harding was such
tonight that the official bulletin is
sued at 7:30 o'clock stated that "un
less unforeseen exacerbations arise,
AH Productions Questioned by t
Any Theater-Goer to Go Before
" Jury and Decision Holds. .
. NEW TORK, Sept. 12. Naughty
plays produced . on Broadway
whether they be French farces re
splendent with lingerie, German
psychological studies or Russian
tales of Muzhiks will face "trial
Judge Declines to Hear
all consultants feel that the imme- j by jury" under a system adopted
(Concluded on Page 3, Column 4.)
diate crisis of the case has been
This statement was made after
confidence had been expressed dur
ing the day by attending physicians
as her condition continued to im
prove that the crisis had passea.
Definite announcement also had
been made late in the day for the
first time that no operation would
be necessary at present.
The official bulletin follows:
"Mrs. Harding's condition, 7:30
P. M. : Temperature, 99.4; pulse, 104;
"Laboratory findings show elim
ination . increasing. Complications
indicating surgical interference de
creased to such an extent that Dr.
Charles Mayo returned to Rochester,
Minn., this afternoon. Dr. Carl W.
Sawyer Is leaving for Marion, O. He
will return to- Washington Friday.
"Unless unforeseen exacerbations
arise "all consultants feel that the
immediate crisis of the case has
been passed. (Signed.) '
, "C. E. SAWYER,"
The bulletin was , described . by
members of the executive household
as "the best news" that has come
from the bedside of the patient since
her condition became critical.
There was noticeable a decided
lessening of the tension which has
existed at the White. House and In
official circles close to the president
and Mrs. Harding. . , .
The. cabinet session today, how
ever, was caHed off as well as the
president's semi-weekly . meeting
with newspapermen. This was done,
it was . explained, to permit the
president to remain near Mrs. Har
Dr. Charles Mayo, who arrived in
Washington Sunday to consult with
Brigadier-General Sawyer and others
on the surgical phase of the case,
left for home this afternoon and
Dr. Carl W. Sawyer also left Wash
ington this afternoon. Dr. F. E.
Finney, Johns Hopkins specialist,
who participated . In consultations,
already had rejturned to Baltimore,
leaving General Sawyer, Dr.- George
T.'. Harding .Jr. of Columbus, the
president's brother, and Dr. Joel T.
Boone, medical officer on the May
flower, the presidential yacht, in
attendance at the bedside. ,
- Dr: Sawyer Informally expressed
the opinion that Mrs. Harding had
spent the "best day" since her Ill
ness became critical last week. He
reported that she was taking liquid
nourishment, was regaining strength
and was exceedingly cheerful.
- Asked by newspaper men whether
there was any significance . to the
statement' in the morning bulletin
that no operation would be per
formed at present, Dr. Sawyer said
the question of an operation in the
future would be "entirely up to Mrs.
Warding." Physicians' in attendance,
he added, had not reached a con
clusion as to whether, one was im
He added that the, '"real crisis" In
the disease was passed at 4 A. M. j
today by the city at a meeting In
the office of John F. Gilchrist, com
missioner of licenses.
Managers, actors and authors are
pledged to abide by the decision of
the jury before which any play will
be brought to trial on complaint of
A panel of 300. made up of
lawyers, churchmen, teachers, city
officials, welfare workers and others
has been listed, from which. In the
event of a play offending someone's
taste, a jury of 12 will be drawn by
Should the decision of the Jury
be adverse, the play would either
be withdrawn or' revised. A vote
of 9 to 8 is required before a play
Representatives of .five groups
have been working on the plan.
With these groups are Augustus
Thomas, executive chairman of the
producing managers' association;
Eric Shuler of the authors"' league,
Joseph P. Bickertoji. representing
the Erlanger Interests; . Cranston
Benton, vice-president of the drama
league; Frank GllmOre of the actors'
equity association; Mrs. Herbert J.
Glover of the Episcopal church
service, and John S. Sumner of the
New Tork society for the suppres
sion of vice.
LAW DECLARED VIOLATED
Offenses Against Spirit of
Initiative Act Found.
DECISION IS EXPECTED
NOTORIOUS WOLF KILLED
Animal Credited With Slaying
$5000 in Livestock, Slain.
OLTMPIA, Wash Sept. 12. (Spe
cial.) The notorious Hanford wolf,
which has terrorized stockmen of
Benton and Franklin counties for
three 'years and is credited wit.i
killing $5000 worth of livestock, has
been killed. It was announced by
the bureau of biological survey hsr?.
Bud Webley, federal hunter, killed
the wolf 18 miles from Wahluk.
Franklin county, after the animal
had been caught in one of Webley'a
traps and had broken . the chain
Webley trailed the wolf by the track
of the dragging trap, -.' ' '.
The animal is said to be the fret
gray wolf evef taken by state or
federal hunters in Washington and
measured 5 feet-8 inches from tip
to tip. ' - " :
Action on Fish Bill Expected Also
Not .Later Than Latter
Part of This Week.
Apparently convinced that there
had , been wholesale forgery and
fraud perpetrated in the circulation
of graduated Income tax petitions
in Portland, Circuit Judge Bingham
yesterday declined to listen to fur
ther cumulative testimony to mis
effect and put an end to the hear
ing, asserting that he did not even
want to hear arguments in the case.
Wallace McCamant. attorney for
the petitioner in the injunction suit
seeking to prevent the- bill from
going on the ballot in 1 November,
will have until Thursday, to present
a complete statistical summary of
evidence to the court. Judge Bing
ham Indicated that he would de
cide the case the latter part of this
Exclusive Apartment House Found
to Hide Cache of Alleged
The imperial highest queen
klaagle of the Portland police
department the real chief of police
bossed a police raid on 50 ij King
street, an exclusive apartment, last
night, that resulted in the arrest of
three men, two women and the con
fiscation of a small quantity of
synthetic whisky, gin and every
thing required for Its manufacture.
Mrs. Jenkins, wife of Chief Jenk
ins, got' a big "kick" out of the
raid. She called the patrol wagon
and showed herself an able "cop"
by conducting the raid In a satis
factory manner. The chief was also
there, together with several mem
bers of the morals squad.
M. G. Green, who lived In the
apartment with his wife, was
charged . with maintaining a nuis
ance and violating the prohibition
law. He was locked up. His wife
was sick and was released on her
own recognizance on the same
charge. The other woman was -left
to care for Mrs. Green.
David de Fehr, 26, taxlcab driver,
was found there with a cab and a
passenger, August B. Bixler. De
Fehr was charged with assisting In
maintaining a nuisance. Bixler was
held on prohibition charges.
LABOR LEADER INDICTED
Bombs Found in Possession of
Men When Arrested.
SANTA FE, N. M., Sept." 12. The
federal grand jury in session here
has returned an indictment against
W. P. Seyfred, president of the
state federation of labor, arid An
drew Bruno, Albuquerque taxi
driver, charging them with corfsplr
acy In violation of the federal penal
The men were arrested on a train
near Albuquerque and were alleged
Those who have been near the to have had bombs in their posses-
concluded on Page 3. Column 1.) ' sion. " -'
W. Z. FOSTER IN CUSTODY
Violation of Michigan Syndicalism
Law Is Charged. '
CHICAGO, Sept. 12. William Z.
Foster, head of the trade union edu
cational league, and leader of the j
1919 steel strike, was taken Into
custody today by the sheriff of Ber
rien county, Michigan, for arraign
ment there on a charge of violation
of the Michigan syndicalism law.
He was arrested here several
weeks ago in connection, with a
meeting of alleged, radicals - at
Bridgman, raided by federal and
FOOD SAFEGUARD URGED
Wearing of Hair Nets Favored for
Handlers of Edibles.
Better protection of the public by
requiring all food handlers, regard--less
of sex, to wear hair nets or
coverings of some kind. , has been
suggested by Dr. George Parrish,
city health officer, and Is now pro
posed for national issue by the
Medical Review of Reviews.
Dr. Parrish's recommendation in
this1 line has resulted in' opinions
from state and city health authori
ties overwhelmingly in favor of the
precautions suggested. ' ' -
FIRE DESTROYS LAUNDRY
Broadway Establishment of Se
attle Burned With $65,000 Loss.'
SEATTLE, Wash., Sept. 12. Fire,
originating in the marking room of
the Broadway laundry here, today
virtually destroyed the establish
ment and damaged manufacturing
plants on either side.
TJie. loss was estimated at 465,000.
Second Decision Coming;.
When the measure proposed by
the. grange is disposed of Judge
Bingham will also hand down his
decision yi the suit to prevent the
fishing measure, which threatened
ruin to the commercial salmon
fishermen of Oregon, from going
before the people. " -
Judge Bingham is from Sa4embut
evidence was taken, in the Income
petition case in Portland because of
the fact that most of the witnesses,
numbering 400, lived in this city.
Judge Kelly of. Marion county lso
was iri' Portland yesterday conferring
witH Judge Bingham, and attorneys
believed it vtfry likely that a decis
ion on the legality f the interest
rate petitions will be forthcoming
from Judge Kelly this week also.
"It is very apparent to me that the
spirit of this act has teen grossly
violated," declared Judge Bingham
yesterday, referring to the legis
lative act defining methods of ob
taining names on initiative petitions.
"No attentiPn has been paid to Lhe
warning at the head of petitions cir
culated, and the lav has not been
observed. This is not that the sys
tem is wrong, but people have not
complied with the law.
Cane Considered Comphrte.
. "I don't know how a case could b?
made more complete without the ex
penditure of a great deal of money.
More than 400 names have been
checked thus far and the trend of
testimony has been such as would
indicate what further research would
I develop." .
1 TT 'TT,17r "falhpr ff hp. Inl-
WE BET ANOTHER WEEK OF SALMON FISHING ON THE CLACKAMAS RIVER WOULD CURE ..' ai, ftnl,nm.. in ores-on
appeared with Attorney McCamant.
He explained to the court that the
initiative act contemplated in its
provisions that notaries must per
sonally know the signers of Initia
tive petitions, when they certify
these names, and that acceptance of
a man's word that he-Is a voter is
Attorney McCamant said that he
believed that overwhelming evi
dence of fraud had been produced
and that he had no doubt that he
could find enough forged signatures
to keep the measure- off the ballot
if the court desired to listen to fur
Forgeries Are Discovered. . ;
Statistical records of the ourt
proceedings up to Saturday night,
which do not include the 110 wit
nesses of Monday or the dozen who
appeared yesterday, showed that 27
forged names have been discovered
on the Initiation petitions circulated
by Otto Newman, eight on those
circulated by W. N. Carter, nine on
those of Paul Turner, four on those
of Caroline Herman, two on those
of George Bylander, four on those
of Charles Lorati and two on those
circulated by B. L. Carter.
Statistics further disclosed 160
fictitious - addresses addresses
which were vacant lots or never ex
isted and 27 wrong addresses. 60
signers who . were told that the
measure was to reduce telephone
rates, gas rents, street car fares or
something of the sort, 12 minors, 18
duplications and 33 aliens.
. Those testifying before the close
of the case yesterday were: C.
Cruickshank. 8125 Woodstock, alien;
C. A. Ottman, 1774 Minerva, alien;
Mr. and Mrs.-A. R. Fox'.ey, P. O. Box
2050, aliens: George W. Day. 5843
Ninetieth street Southeast, name
forged; Mr. and Mrs. M. L Yeager,
9303 Woodstock avenue. names
forged, and Mrs. C. O. Staley, 705
Saratoga street, false pretenses.
DEATH LIST REACHES 18
More Negro Bodies Taken From
River. In Alabama.
HOMERVILLE, Ga., Sept. 12. The
death list from the collapse of a
bridge over the Saltilla river yester
day ,under a truck carrying negro
fans- to a baseball game reached 18
today with the recovery of four ad
Investigation developed there
were 32 passengers In the truck, of
whom 14 escaped. The victims all
came to their death tender falling
timbers of the bridge.
WORD "OBEY" STRICKEN
Nuptial Promise Deleted
After Torrid Debate.
MARITAL BANS REVISED
Right Rot. Mr. Sumner of Oregon
Votes Against Modtf leal Ion
When Question Is Put.
GIRLS REVOLT AT SOUP
They Shall Eat That or Not Any.
Ihing, Says Jailer.
TACOMA. Wash., Sept. 12.-TFif teen
girl inmates of the city jail went on
hunger strike today . against pea
"We won't eat pea soup," the girls
shouted to their Jailer. "Its too
gooey. We won't eat anything If
we have to eat pea soup."
Captain Fred W. Gardner Informed
them, they would not eat anything
HIS GROUCH. .
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i Wishing tva
TREE BEARS TWO FRUITS
Peuclics and Prunes Are Seen
VANCOUVER, Wash.. Sept. 12.
(Special.) A tree bearing prunes
and peaches is a curious sight at the
farm home of Dennis B. Meyer and
his brother, Harry B. Meyer.
On a small prune tree several
years ago they grafted a peach scion
and it grew. The prune section, of
course,' has regular prune leaves on
it. The grafted part has peach
leaves. This year the tree bore
heavily of prunes and peaches.
TODAY'S KVFVTS OF F.PIS-
7:30 A. M. Corporate com
munion for woman's auxiliary
study classes, St. Stephen's
9 A. M.: Church school serv
ice league study classes. Labor
9:30 A. M. Woman's auxil
iary study classes, Central Li
brary. 9:30 A. M. Separate ses
sions of house of bishops and
house of deputies. Auditorium.
11 A. M. Joint session of
house of bishops and house of
deputies to discuss Christian
social service work and Sea
1:80 P.M. Church league for
Industrial Desnocracy, forum.
3 P. M. Women's auxiliary
business session. Auditorium.
3 P. M. Church school serv-
Ice league mission study
classes. Labor Temple.
, 4 P. M. Department of re- J
liglous education conference.
4 P. M- Woman's auxiliary
tea, basement. Auditorium.
4 P. M. Girls' Friendly so
cfety reception, Portland ho
tel. 5 P. M. Seminary alumni
dinners at various downtown
8 P. M. Department of re
ligious education nisss meet
INDEX OF TODAY'S NEWS
Candidates Invited to Speak.
BANKS. Or.. Sept. 12. (Special.)
At a meeting of the board of direc
tors of the . hog and dairy show It
was decided by a vote of nine to five
to extend an invitation to the candl
dates for governor to speak one day
at the show. .
TODAY'S Fair; continued warm; mod
erate westerly winds.
YESTERDAY S Maximum temperature.
83 degrees; minimum temperature, 63
Smyrna's fear of massacre at hands of
Turks wtinout roundatton. Page 8.
New tariff bill Increases federal revenues
l4U.uuu.ouu annually. Page 2.
Mrs. Harding believed lately past crisis
or Illness, faga 1.
Republicans sure of house control on
basts ot Maine election results. Page ii.
President reported to have abandoned
veto of bonus bill. Page 1.
Strikers accused in 2000 affidavits.
Questionable plays In New York here
after must face trial by Jury. Page 1.
Lodge In lead by 3-tg-l vote. Page J.
Newberg man shot twice by town of
ficers In midnight duel. Page 5.
Car fares pester mayor of Seattle. Page 4.
Mr. Hall's candidacy as independent ob
jected to as Illegal. Page 2.
Poindexter leading In Washington pri
mary. . f age l.
Benjamin-Sacco fight called off. Page 13.
Browns rally and step up one game.
Pacific Coast league results: At Port
land 6. Han Francisco 4; at Los An
geles, Sacramento 4. Vernon S; at
Oakland !, alt l.alce at Seattle 13.
Los Angeles 1(1, (ID Innings). Page 14.
Commercial and Marine. .
Stesdy increase in demand for hides and
leather, page -'a.
Wheat lower at Chicago, with lack of
speculative demand. Page 23.
Liberty bond prices continue to advance.
. Page 28. ,
Gunnies from India to be brought to
coast hereafter on American ships.
Traders see no danger In irrtgular ac
tion of stock market. Page 23.
Government sells wooden ship fleet of
228 vessels for 7."0.000. Page 12.
Portland and Vicinity.
Income tax hearing ended by court.
Bishop Paddock's resignation accepted
by house of bishops. Page 1.
Republicans name resolutions body.
Two leading preachers of America here.
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The house of bishops of the. Epis
copal church yettterday voted to
strike tne word "obey" from the
marrlatre ceremony and accepted the
resignation of Rlstht liev. Robert U
Iaddock as blsnoo of lhe mission
ary dlstrli of eastern Oregon.
Omission of the word "obey" from
responi-es of the bride In the miir
r air ceremony was approved by a
vote of 36 to 27, after a very brief
but tuil.ulent dim-usslon.
Ths rcsigryiUon of Bishop Pad
dock was d;?cus.ed and accepted "In
council." which Is more than an
executive session In that even the
secretaries, who are not bishops, are
Omission of "Obey" Fought.
The recommendation of the pre
conventlon conference that the
promises of man and woman In the
marital bans be made Identical,
omitting from the woman's promts
the expression "serve and obey."
was very briefly but sharply de
bated. Right Rev. James R. Winchester,
bishop of Arkansas, who had not at
tended the conference, led in attack
ing the resolution Introduced
through the conference report.
T don't see any reason in the
world why we should leave out the
word 'obey!'" said Bishop Winches
ter. "I want to register my protest.
Anybody who has had experience
knows that this makes for solidarity
of the family."
Proponents Equally Zealous.
Said Bishop Thomas F. Gailor of
Tennessee, who was chairman of the
conference as the then chairman of
"I. can only repeat my position of
emphatic, determined and continued
opposition to the omission of that
Proponents were equally zealou
In their stand.
"Obedience Is the relation between
parent and child and not between
partners," explained Bishop Charles
P. Anderson, of the diocese of Chi
cago. "This country is the only one In
the world where this old form of
promise remains," declared Bishop.
James H. Darlington, of the diocese
of Harrlsburg. "Ours Is the only
service In any of the catholic
churches which still has this medi
Illshop Sumner Opposes,
Bishop Walter Taylor Sumner of t
Oregon- voted against dropping of
the word "obey" from the vows
when the standing vote was taken.
Under rules of the church omis
sion of the pledge of obedience can
not become effective for three
years. It first must be approved ly
the house of deputies at this con
vention and then again munt lie Hp-
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