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THE SUNDAY OREGOXIAX, TOKTLAXD. SEPTEMBER 22, 1918.
BREWERS SEEK WAY
TO PREVENT PROBE
Inquiry Into Purchase
Washington Times Now
Before Senate Body.
BOCHE ACTIVITIES SPURNED
Letter, Written by Joseph Tumulty
to Arthur Brisbane, Read Into
Records of Committee by Sen
ator "ew, of Indians.
WASHINGTON. D. C, Sept.' 21. The
brewers and allied interests are exert
ing; themselves to the utmost to re
i strict, if they cannot prevent, investl
' gating; of the purchase of the Wash-
ington Times by Arthur Brisbane, with
money furnished by the brewers, and
other activities of the brewers in poli
tics, including- the spread of German
The fight is under way now in the
Senate judiciary committee, to which
the investigation resolution- has been
referred. On Monday the committee is
expected to decide whether the in
vestigation, shall be made, the time
of its making and the extent to which
It will proceed.
Respecting all three of these propo
sitions, the brewing interests and
those politicians who respond to the
urgings of such interests have definite
Investigation la Opposed. .
First, they are opposed to any inves
tigation. If the investigation is de
cided upon they wanted a subcommittee
appointed composed of men friendly to
the brewing interests and such activ
ities by the brewers as have been re
valed in the purchase of the Washing
ton Times for Mr. Brisbane. They fur
ther want the investigation, if it is in
evitable, postponed until after the elec
tlons, and they want it so restricted
that it may not proceed further than
the developments which may come in
connection with the purchase of the
To this end they are seeking to pre
vent the issue being sent to a subcom
mittee headed by Senator King, of
Utah, which already is Investigating
. Oernian activities, and they have urged
Senator Culberson, chairman of the
Senate judiciary committee, to ap
point his own committee. The question
will be settled Monday.
Letter Read Into Record.
Senator New. of'jndlana. read Into
the record today a letter from Joseph
P. Tumulty, secretary to the President,
to Arthur Brisbane, in which Mr.
Tumulty expressed confidence that
Mr. Brisbane was going "to make
the same good Democratic fight
in Chicago" that he had been making
in his paper in Washington. The let
ter was dated May 18. about the time
that the Chicago Herald was sold and
consolidated with William Randolph
Heart's Chicago Examiner.
The text of the letter follows:
Confidence la Kxprauted.
"White House. Washington. D. C
May 18, 1918. My Dear Brisbane:
"When you were at the White House
office today, I forgot to ask you to send
me the Chicago Herald and Examiner
regularly to my offices here. I am sure
you are going to make the same good
Democratic fight in Chicago that you
have been making in your paper in
Washington and I want to see just how
you do It.
Sincerely yours. (Signed) J. P.
Tumulty, Secretary. to the President.'
This letter." Senator New explained
to the Senate, was issued from th
White House shortly after politics had
been officially adjourned." At Senator
New's request the letter waa referred
to the judiciary committee.
packed. The attendance up to to
night was 43,828 and the total attend
ance for the week will be more than
In the girls' canning club contest
Whitman won first, Yakima second
and Spokane third.
Race results were as follows:
First race. 2:14 pace, purse '$600.
three one-mile heats, every heat a
race Tillamook Maid won: Sister
Norte, second; Wallace Hal, third.
Time 2:08, 2:07. 2:08. A fourth
heat was required to decide the race.
Second race, special three one-mile
heats, purse $400 Guy Boy . won: Sir
Archbold, second; Bubbles, third. Time
2:11, 2:13, 2:1214.
Third race, four furlongs, run for
non-winners King Shelton won
Short Cut, second; C. Victor J., third.
Time 50 seconds.
Fourth race, special mile dash, Leo
H. won; Far Cathay, second; Hazel C,
third. Time 1:43.
WAR IRK IS FIRST
Men of Draft Age to Go Into
REFORMS AGREED UPON
Walla Walla Decides to Start
WALLA WALLA. Wash., Sept. 21.
(Special.) Sweeping reforms to clear
up the moral atmosphere of Walla
Walla were agreed upon by Mayor
Powell and City Commissioner Dice,
following a meeting at the city hall
Friday, when a synopsis of a report
made by a Federal agent was read to
the commissioners by President Pen
rose, of Whitman College.
Chief of Police Franklin admitted
that conditions in the city were as re
ported, but laid the blame for the con
ditlon on officers' inability to secure
convictions in police court.
The commissioners said that a new
hotel and lodging-house ordinance
would be passed immediately, .which
would give the officials full control.
DRASTIC ORDER ISSUED
General Crowder's Instructions In
tended to Force the Hand of Both
Employer and Employe in
Drastic instructions which are ex
pected to force every man of 4rft a8e
from non-essential industries into war
ndustrles have been sent to all com
munity boards from Washington.
The expected results from the order
will be that men failing or refusing to
get out of such positions will be looked
upon as slackers The order is in
tended to force the hand of both em
ploye and employer. Lists in this
order will probably Include clerks and
office help, ticket sellers of all kinds,
attendants and similar occupations.
The order is in line with General
Crowder's work or fight order with in
structions already issued for the plac
ing of women, in non-essential indus
tries and employment.
Advisory Board Formed.
With the recruiting of labor, dls-
tribution of labor and settlement of
disputes as its duties, an advisory I
board which will work in co-operation I
with the Department of Labor has t
been formed in Oregon, as in every
other state of the Union, and is expect- I
ed to aid materially in the campaign
tnat has been launched to secure
1,000,000 men for war industries. Asso
The Sale of Bush & Lane Piano Co.
Is Fast Drawing to a Successful Close
FIVE HUN TOWNS BOMBED
Entente Allied Air Forces Pat in
LONDON, Sept. 21. The entente al
lied independent air force on Friday elated with the state board will be
dropped bombs on the German towns I community organizations which will
of Mannheim, Karlsruhe, lioulay, jfre
scaty and Morhange, according to an
official statement issued this evening by
the British government.
Explosives were dropped on the Lanx
works at Mannheim, on wharves and
factories at Karlsruhe, on blast fur
naces at the Bourbach works and on
airdromes at Boulay, Frescaty and Mor
- One German - machine was brought
down. One allied machine la missing.
be delegated to further the Govern
ment's programme. The state commit
tee in Oregon is headed by Wilfred F.
Smith, of the United States Employ
ment Bureau, chairman; F. T. Griffith,
state director of public reserves, is ex
officio member, while members repre
sentlng employers are: F. A. Douty,
D. A. Pattullo. J. W. Shaver and H. D,
Kllham. Employes are represented by
Otto R. Hartwlg, E. J. Stack. Philip
fonocK and u. w. Sleeman.
Community Boards Appo :ted.
Community boards appointed to co
operate with the state advisory board
have been formed In tae following
Astoria. Clatsop County: EL Helens. Co.
lumbla County, from Goble, east; Rainier,
Columbia County, from Goble, west; Port
land; Hood River, Hood River County; The
Dalles, Wasco, Sherman, Gilliam and
Wheeler counties: Pendleton. Morrow and
Umatilla counties; La Grande. Union and
Wallowa counties; Baker, Baker, Grant. Hr
r.ey and Malheur counties; Bend. Deschutes,
Crook and Jefferson counties; Klamath Falls,
Klamath and Lake counties: Medford, Jack'
son and Josephine counties; Roseburg-. Doug
Ina Cftiintv .n,l nt rantra II u-o.r Uur.hn.IH
signed to a concern which officers be- Coos Bay and Curry counties, Douglas County
lieve is fictitious. Federal investiga- west of range 8 west, and Lane County west
tion of both the San Francisco and Se- of range 8 west; Eugene, Lane County, east
attlo endn of the shinmont will ho or range west: balem. Marion county: Til
mnj. I mmooK county; uregoa t-liy. Liacxamil
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Benton and Lincoln counties; Dallas, Polk
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MAIM I L5. l-KANUt. f A I H U U boro- Washington County
Portland Boards Named.
Council Cnanimously Resolves to
WHISKY SEIZED ON SHIP
Shipment Consists of 60 Boxes, AH
Labeled "Dried Apples.'
SEATTLE. Sept. 21. (Special.) In
ternal revenue operatives today seized
1400 quarts of whisky, valued at 114,
000 bootleggers prices, they say on
steamship arriving from San Fran
The shipment consisted of 60 boxes
labeled "dried apples," and was con-
"HIGHER OPS" ALLEGED
PORTLAND BOOTLEGGERS CAP.
TIRED IMPLICATE OTHERS.
Trio. Wk Coaaiat f George B. Golden
bars;, Barary Pearl man and Morris
Bflnaky, Trapped Near Cache.
MEDFORD, Or, Sept. 21. (Special.)
The three Portland bootleggers who
were captured Thursday forenoon com
Ing over the Siskiyou Mountains with
75 quarts of whisky and three dozen
bottles of beer in their auto, en route
to Portland, are still in. the county jail
at Jacksonville awaiting sentence fol
lowing their pleading guilty when ar
raigned before Justice Uowdy in Ash
It is understood that the three men.
who are George B. Goldenburg, Barney
Pearlman and Morris Minsky, have
confessed and implicated "higher ups"
at Portland. Their capture came about
In a peculiar manner. ,
vtnue coming over the mountain a
part of their car broke and the car
came to a sudden stop. The bootleggers
then carried the liquor to a place of
concealment, afterward footing It to
Ashland to hire another car and return
for the liquor.
During their absence a citizen sa
the disabled car and found three quarts
of whisky in it. Noticing a fresh trail
through the brush, he followed it and
discovered the cached liquor, then tele
phoning to Chief of Police Thatcher, of
Ashland, who hurried to the scene. The
pair had just finished loading the
liquor into the chief's car when the
unsuspecting bootleggers arrived from
Ashland in another and were at once
placed under arrest.
"Y" SERVICEJS AFFECTED
Draft Expected to Cause Extension
of Age Limit.
WASHINGTON. Sept. 21. Acting Sec
retary Crowell assured the Senate mili
tary committee today that, despite re
ports to the contrary, there is a gen
eral Improvement In ordnance produc
tion, as well as in the manufacture of
Members of the committee were also
informed that, in view of the extension
of the draft age, further restrictions
are to be placed upon men going abroad
for Y. M. C A. work. For the present
37 years is the minimum age, but as
additional classes are called into serv
Ice this limit will be raised.
General Pershing, it was said, has
asked the department to ship as soon
as possible 30.000 horses and mules.
Adopt St. Mihlcl.
NANTES. France. Sept. 21. The City
Council with enthusiastic unanimity
has resolved that the city of Nantes
should adopt St. Mihlel, recently liber
ated from the enemy. A public sub
scription has been opened here to en
able the populace to take part in the
The council also voted an address of
congratulation and admiration to Gen
eral Pershing and the American Army.
CHRISTMAS GIFTS LIMITED
One Parcel to Each Soldier Over
seas Only to Be Accepted.
WASHINGTON. Sept. 21. Christmas
packages for the 2.500,000 or more
American soldiers who will be in
France during the holiday season this
year will be delivered under an ar
rangement with the Red Cross, the
w ar Department announced today.
In order to control the flood of gifts
only one parcel will be accepted for
Five community boards have been
formed in Portland to aid in carrying on
the work of recruiting labor, each be.
ing composed of two representatives of
employers, two of employes and
chairman. They are as follows:
Shipbuilding Industry R. L. Sabln, F. C.
Knapp, A. AI. Mears, Arthur Burns, Ray Mc.
Public utility and machine shop P. Mets
Chan, W. E. Coman, A. G. Labbe, R. Walker.
Lumber, logging and woodworking Indus
tries a. s. Huntington. J. s. Bradley. F.
8. Doernbecher. O. H. Hansen, F. Freyberger.
Jobbers and retailers J. P. Newell. H. C
Grlesel. F. Sealy, C. S. Hartwlg, R. C. Tate.
Miscellaneous Industries A. H. Averlll. H.
CARLTON EXCEEDS QUOTA
Loyal Yamhill County Town Already
Oversubscribes Liberty Loan.
CARLTON, Or.. Sept. 21. (Special.)
Carlton has already oversubscribed its
quota of the fourth liberty loan, to the
mount of J1000, but will endeavor to
set a still higher mark.
The amount allotted to this town was
123.000 and at the close of the cam
palgn work tonight it was announced
that 123.000 had been pledged.
How It Increases Weieht.
strength and .Nerve Force in
Two Weeks' Time in Many
Bellamy Held for Larceny.
George Bellamy, alleged old-time of
fender, was arrested last night after
an exciting chase. A flashlight, chisel
and several articles of silverware bear-
ns. the initials M. M. C were found in
his possession. He was charged with
arceny and locked up in the city Jail.
The officers say that Bellamy confessed
to robbing a house on Vista avenue, in
"Take plain bitro-Dhosnhate" l th
advice of physicians' to thin, delicate,
nervous people who lack vim. enero-v
and nerve force, and there seems to be
ample proof of . the efficacy of this
preparation to warrant the recommen
dation. Moreover, if we judge from the
countless preparations and treatments
which are continually beincr adverting
for the purpose of making thin people
fleshy, developing arms, neck and bust,
and replacing ugly hollows and angles
uj inw hull curvea lines ot neaitn and
beauty, there are evidently thousands
of men 'and women who keenly feel
their excessive thinness.
Thinness and weakness are liniinllv
due to starved nerves. Our bodies need
Unknown Persons Blamed.
The Jury at the Coroner's inquest
summoned last night at the Court
house to inevstigate the death of Ruth
Chin, 5-weeks-old daughter of Mrs.
Chin Dock, a Chinese woman, of 73
North Fifth street, who was found dead
in her bed last Friday, gave a verdict
nat the Chinese infant come to her I
death by means of strangulation by a I
person or persons unknown to the Jury.
80 Will Train at Albany.
ALBANY, Or.. Sept. 21. (SDecIaLI
Eighty young men have enrolled in the
students' Army training corps work at
Albany college this year, and it is ex
pected that the total will soon exceed
100. Plans are being developed now
for the different courses to- be con
43,828 ATTEND STATE FAIR
Total Visitors for Week Will
Out at Over 50,000.
TAKIMA. Wash. Sept 21. (Special.)
The Washington state fair closed to
night with grounds and grandstand
Woman Injured by Fall.
Mrs. F. M. Stewart, of 534 East Oak
street, sustained a slight injury to her
hip last night when she slipped and fell
as she was alighting from a Mount
Tabor streetcar at East Twelfth and
Af., l. n .
,frHinc iuvu, reporting Her
rtiATE, jays: "It is remarkable what
i did for me. After a few days I
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t T-I ' y ""t'H, Jen fun
r lit', mu able to sleep soundly and
all urn .' (nwhr,, j . 1 -
fpfear. I gained twelve pounds in
Major Roosevelt Advanced. "
NEW YORK. Sept. 21. Major Theo
dore Roosevelt, Jr., has been made
Lieutenant-Colonel of his regiment, ac
cording to a cable message received by
his fathet today.
Boston Postmaster Passes.
BOSTON. Sept. 21. William F. Mur
ray, postmaster of Boston, died tonicht
from influenza after a few days' ill- i remaraable flmh grow ins; properties it should
more phosphate than is contained in
modern foods. Physicians claim there
is nothing that will supply this defi
ciency so wen as the organic pbos
phate known among druggists as bi-tro-phosphate,
which is inexpensive and
is soiu By most an druggists under
guarantee or satisiaction or money
uaca. ay ieeaing tne nerves directly
and by supplying the body cells with
me necessary pnospnoric food elements,
Ditro-pnospnate quicKiy produces a
welcome transformation in the aDnear
ance; the increase In weight frequently
This increase in weight also carries
witn 11 a general improvement in the
health. Nervousness, sleeplessness and
iacK or energy, wnicn nearly always
accompany excessive thinness, soon
disappear, dull eyes become bright and
pale cheeks glow with the bloom of
CAITION' Althonsrh Bltro-Phnnh.. 1.
unsurpassed for relievinr nervouiiea. uleep
lemneM and seneral weakness, owing- to its
not be used by anyone who does not desire
. Some few of the better
and more' expensive
style Player Pianos re
main to be sold. In
order to follow out, as
stated in our previous
advertisements that we
would not cart to our
new store any used or
pianos, Monday morn
ing' sharp we will re
mark the remainin g wt
nam pianos, mus aouoiy
assuring- ourselves that
they will be out of our
way bef ore- moving
day. We beg to state
that, while pianos ordi
narily have advanced
in price, these sale
pianos are genuinely
and considerably re
duced below their pre
war regular retail
The above assertion,
being literally, true, is
well worth your deep
We Do as We Adver
This Ad With You
lUSH & LANE PIANO CO.
Makers of Genuine Standard Guaranteed Pianos, Corner Washington and Twelfth Streets
NOTE AFTER OCTOBER 10 AT OUR NEW STORE, BROADWAY AND ALDER
H. Young;. F. E. Krouse. George Howell, Fred
The first named in each paragraph is
the chairman, the next two represent
the employers and the last two the em
ployee. LIMITED SERVICE CALLED OUT
Crowder Asks 34 States to Contrib
ute 13,000 Men.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 21. Provost
Marshal-General Crowder today sent
out calls to the Governors of 34 states
and the draft executives of the District
of Columbia for 13,000 white men qual
ified for limited military service to be
sent to. camp between September 30
and October 4.
Draft officials of Alaska were called
upon to furnish 574 white men and five
negroes qualified for general military
service and Z77 white men qualified for
limited military service to be sent to
Fort v"illiam Seward, Haines, Alaska,
September 30 to October 15.
The state quotas and camps desig
nated In the call for limited service
Idaho, 190, Jefferson Barracks, Mo.
Montana, 275, Jefferson Barracks, Ma
Oregon, 300, Fort McDowell
Washington, 200, Fort McDowell.
Wyoming, 60, Fort Logan.
CAMP LEWIS, Tacoma, Sept. 21.
Limited service men are to be taken
overseas for the American expedition
ary force and, in order to conserve the
man power of the Nation, every man
who Is physically fit for combatant
service overseas is to be used solely
for that purpose, according to a letter
from the Adjutant-General's office an
nouncing the new War Department
policy received here today.
The new policy Is taken to indicate
that many men now in the Quarter
master's Corps and other organiza
tions of like character who are phys
ically fit for combatant service will
be sent overseas and limited service
men called in the draft to take theif
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