The Sunday Oregonian. (Portland, Ore.) 1881-current, July 04, 1920, Section One, Page 15, Image 15

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Empty Revolvers Click
Duel Till One Fires.
Wounded Man Estapi's, but
Captured Later Two Sacks of
ljiquor Hciorled Carried.
Gcoryc Russell, patrolman In the
police bureau, uhot and seriously
wounded Albert Kunz, '-'i. an alleged
bootlegger, during a fight at East
Eighteenth and Division streets for
the possession of two sacks of liquor
which Kunz was said to have carried
in his automobile. Kunz escaped
with the sacks after the shooting, but
later was captured and taken to St.
Vincent's hospital.
The police had information that the
liquor was to be delivered somewhere
In the neighborhood of East Tenth
and Division streets and were on the
watch for it. Russell saw two auto
mobiles stop at East Thirteenth and
Division streets and climbed on the
running board of one of the machines.
Ho felt of the sacks in the bottom
of the tonneau and said they con
tained bottles. Both machines started
up, and the policeman, after calling
to the drivers to stop, fired three
shots in the air.
Leading; Machine Ecpe.
The leading machine speeded up
and escaped. The second car, with
the policeman still on the running
board, continued up Division street
to East Eighteenth street. Slowing
down in the shadow of a. building,
the policeman said. Kunz called to
another man who was in the front
eeat with him.
"Get him now, Tony," Kunz was al
leged to have said.
Thereupon- the policeman struck
Kunz on the head with his revolver.
Tony Jumped out of the automobile
on the side opposite the policeman
and fled. Kunz was alleged to have
jumped out of the car and attacked
the policeman, who struggled with
him until he got Kunz down and
pressed the muzzle of his revolver
against his side.
Stop or I'll shoot." RuescU warned
his antagonist.
rntrolmam Draws Revolver.
The policeman says Kunz promised
to surrender and was allowed to get
up. As Kunz got to his feet the po
liceman said he pulled a revolver
from his pocket and pulled the trig
ger. The policeman did likewise.
Kunz revolver was unloaded, how
ever, and during the fight the cylin
rir of Russell's revolver had turned
so that the hammer fell on an empty
rartrldire. The two snapped their
weapons at each other several times
at point-blank range, men xvuodcho
revolver exploded a shell and Kunz
fell to the ground.
The policeman stopped to reload,
thinking perhaps "Tony-' might return
and while he was finding cartridges,
Kunz Jumped to his feet, and. accord
ing to Russell, snapped his empty re
volver at the policeman again and
then jumped in his automobile and
drove off.
License Komlier Telephoned
Russell, covered with his own and
Kunz" blood, telephoned the license
number of Kunz' machine to head
Quarters. Motorcycle Patrolmen Case
and Anderson went to Kunz' address,
arriving there a few min,utes before
Kunz himself drove up. They arrested
him and although there was no liquor
in the machine, revenue of ficers seized
the machine pending Kunz' trial.
Kunz Is said to have admitted at
the hospital that he had liquor in the
automobile. According to the police,
he maintained that he did not know
what had become of it.
Kunz is a chauffeur and is said to
have been driving the automobile for
a share of the profits. The bullet
struck Just below his heart and went
olear through his body. He was ex
pected to recover.
Domestic Fuel Not to Get Priority
Over Kiport Product.
WASHINGTON", July 3. The Inter
state Commerce commission today
refused to modify its order giving
shipments to tidewater of coal for
domestic use priority over the move
ment of coal for export. Modifica
tion had been asked by Secretary Al
exander, who said the order would
have a "disastrous effect" upon Amer
ican foreign trade and shipping.
The secretary informed the com
mission that American companies
having legal contracts to supply coal
to Argentina and other South Ameri
can countries were threatened with
inability to fulfill them "and result
ant suits that may drive them out of
Mr. Alexander told the commission
he also had received a letter from
the shipping board declaring "the
shutting off of coal exports will de
moralize the shipping market."
All-Night Conferences and Caucuses of Delegates Prove of No Avail
in Reaching Agreement on Ticket.
fContlnuPd Prom Page 11.)
which had been solid for Cox. In
diana cut Cox to 19 and gave the re
maining 11 to McAdoo. In Massachu
setts Palmer lost six, of which four
went to Cox. Owen gained three in
Missouri, taking two from McAdoo
and 1 each from Cox and Palmer.
McAdoo gained one from Cox In
Rhode Island.
Cox gained one in turn from Palmer
in South Dakota. Tennessee split. Cox
losing 16 of which two went to Pal
mer, 10 to McAdoo, two to Davis and
two to Cunimings. McAdoo lost three
to Cox in Wisconsin.
The changes shown on the 20Hi bal
lot were: Cox lost 11, Palmer lost
1, McAdoo gained 13. Davis 6 and
Owen 4,
MtAdoo Supporters Xoiji j.
McAdoo had been going down since
the ICth ballot and his recovery start
ed noise among the McAdoo boosters.
-At the opening of the 21st ballot. all
eyes were turned toward Pennsylvania.-
Whaf Pennsylvania does Geor
gia is expected to do also. The Cox
people claimed that when the break
came they would have the best of it
in both states.
When Chairman Robinson attempt
ed to announce the results of the
20th ballot he got as far as the name
of McAdoo when the McAdoo crowd,
apparently all set with a demonstra
tion and with the accomplishments
all fixed, began to whoop it up again.
The band in the gallery, which was
silent when the Bryan people at
tempted a demonstration for their
champion, blared and boomed with
out ceasing, helping the McAdoo dem
onstration along as it had on pre
vious days.
Many women crowded the floor and
took part in the McAdoo demonstra
tion. Many of them who danced
about in the winding line of McAdoo
boomers or who were carted along
on the shoulders of men were neither
delegates nor alternates to the con
vention, but spectators who invaded
the floor in the excitement of the j
moment and took part in whooping '
up the circus.
Noise Is Continued. J
There appeared to be no stopping :
the noise for McAdoo. Although not i
participated in by a large proportion i
of delegates, it made up in volume
for that which It lacked in numbers
and whenever the racket on the floor ;
gave evidence of a slump the gal- j
lerles bolstered it up with new en
thusiasm. Chairman Robinson did
not seem to be much disturbed at '
the way the noise makers were using ;
up time, and there was a suggestion '
that the convention officials were
perfectly agreeable to letting the j
convention wear itself down" to the
point of exhaustion where it would ;
not resist an adjournment. i
McAdoo gained four In Alabama, j
taking two from Davis and two from
Cox at the start of the 21st ballot. I
In Arkansas Cox lost two to Mc- I
Adoo. Georgia delegated her whole '
28 to McAdoo. j
Xorth Dakota for McAdoo. ,
Cox lost two to McAdoo In Louis- '
In Massachusetts McAdoo gained !
four, taking two from Cox. j
McAdoo and Cox each gained two j
In Missouri. Montana's eight went to '
McAdoo, taking four from Cox. j
Nebraska gave seven to McAdoo',
taking five from Cox.
McAdoo picked up an additional
one in New York, making it 17, but
without loss to Cox.
North Dakota went wholly into the
McAdoo column.
Tennessee Jumped back wholly to
Davis with her 24, taking votes from
McAdoo, Cox and Palmer.
McAdoo In Wisconsin gained five
from Cox.
The convention went to the 22d
Georgia's 28 went back to Palmer
after staying with McAdoo for one
ballot. .
ventlon still searched for a nominee
in vain.
Chanfrea Made on Twenty-first.
The changes of the 21st ballot were:
McAdoo gained 65 votes.
Cox lost 30.
Palmer lost 34.
Davis gained 18.
Owen lost 5.
A recess to Monday morning at 10
o'clock again was proposed and a
demand for a rollcall followed. It
On a viva voce vote the convention
again refused to adjourn.
The 22d ballet was as much out of
luck as all Its predecessors. It pro
duced no nominee and came nowhere
near making any change worth while.
The changes were that McAdoo lost
23, Palmer gained 22 V4, Cox gained
4, Davis lost 2. Then there was an
other motion to adjourn until 10
o'clock Monday morning, and it went
through without opposition.
Bone-Dry Body Orfers to Elect
Commoner to Presidency.
LOS ANGELES. Cal., July 3 A
telegram thanking him for his "mag
nificent effort in behalf of righteous
ness" at the democratic national con
vention and promising him election to
the presidency on the prohibition
ticket, if he would accept the nomina
tion, was sent from Los Angeles to
day to William J. Bryan by Charles J.
Hall, secretary and manager of the
bone-dry federation.
Relatives - Assign III-Hcalth. of
Contraction In France as
Reason for Deed.
NEW YORK, July 3 With two let
ters in her hand explaining she was
"tired of life" Miss Mary Helen Fee,
educator and author, was found today
in a critical condition at the entrance
of St. Nicholas park with her wrist
badly slashed.
One letter was addressed to the po
lice asking that her name be kept
from the newspapers.
Friends of Miss Lee said she was
born in Quincy, 111., and was head of
the English department of the Philip
pines normal school for a number of
years. She is also the author of a
number of books and served In Tur
key with the Red Cross during the
CHICAGO, July 3. Neuritis con
tracted while working in a Red Cross
canteen In France, is the only reason
known to relatives in Oak Park, 111.,
why Miss Mary Helen Fee should at
tempt suicide.
ner Drotner, Frederick Lee, is
his way to New Tork.
(Continued Krom Page 2.1
and shouted and hooted and the con
vention looked for all the world as if
it had gone mad.
Demonstration Dies Array.
Then, as suddenly as it began, the
demonstration began to die away, and
the convention went back to examine
Itself and see whether it had shouted
and wiggled itself out of a deadlock.
It apparently had not and proceeded
to the 19th ballot.
Cox gained two in Alabama, one
from McAdoo and one from Davis.
The 20th ballot still found the con
vention making no progress.
With Cox, McAdoo and Palmer In
a deadlock in that order, prospects
for a nomination were bad.
At the conclusion of the announce
ment of the 20th ballot, Thomas J.
Spcllacy of Connecticut moved an ad
journment until Monday morning.
Senator Pat Harrison of the Missis
sippi delegation, a Cox manager, de
manded a rollcall vote on the ad
journment proposition. It was or
dered. Cox People Force Rollcall.
The Cox people resisted the attempt
and forced a rollcall. By a vote of
638 to 447 the convention refused to
adjourn and the Cox people won that
mttch of a victory.
Then, after the adjournment reso
lution had been beaten once by the
efforts of the Cox people. Senator
Harrison made a new motion that the
convention recess until Monday morn
ing at 10 o'clock. It was said that
Georgia was about to give some of
her 28 Palmer votes to McAdoo as a
complimentary vote and that the Cox
people wanted to avoid it.
A rollcall on Harrison's motion was
demanded and Harrison withdrew his
motion, and the convention went back
to the rollcall of states for nominees.
Forced into the 21st ballot, the con-
Division Put Ashore to Control
Panderma-Smyrna Railway.
the Associated Press.) The Seres di
vision of the Greek army, which has
been at Demotica, Occidental Thrace,
began landing at Panderma on the
Sea of Marmora today under the pro
tection of Greek battleships and de
stroyers. The Greek express confidence that
with their troops moving in both di
rections along the Panderma-cmyrna
railway they soon will be in control
of the entire line.
West Virginia Authorities Indicted
on Rioting Charge.
WILLIAMSON. W. Va., July 3.
Seven indictments charging muraer
in each case were returned against
Sid" Hatfield, chief of police at
Mateawan, W. Va., and zz other per
sons today by the special grand jury
investigating the battle Deiween au
thnHii and citizens of Mateawan
and Baldwin-Felts detectives May 19.
Seven of the latter, the mayor, a
miner, and a boy were killed. -
Driver-of Fatal Car Declared Too
Intoxicated to Be at Lrge.
Joe Mielke. who ran over and killed
little Viola Cummings with his auto
mobile, was arrested late yesterday
by Sergeant Epps and Patrolman
Meacham on a charge of drunkenness.
Mielke was arrested by the police
men at Second and Salmon streets.
The police reported that he was too
much Intoxicated to be permitted on
the streets.
American Teachers ' Insulted by
Students Town.
MANILA, P. I., June 21. (Delayed.)
The secretary of public instruction
trvrisv closed the school at Bauan, fol
lowing the insulting of American
teachers by students of the town and
the stoning of the native. superintend
ent of the school who attempted to
defend the Americans.
The secretary of the .interior was
asked to remove the town officials.
28,000 Empties on Way to West
Expected to Give Relief.
CHICAGO, July 3. If the car sit
uation can be held so that conditions
do not become any worse. It Is be
lieved by railroad officials that in
10 days a material Improvement will
be shown in the western territory.
The commission's order sending 28,
000 empty grain cars from the east to
the west is in process of execution,
but the movement is slow.
Disease Takes Heavy Toll Yearly in
Blindness In Spain.
MADRID. Twenty-five thousand
sightless persons are added to the
population of Spain every year owing
to inattention to cases of smallpox,
measles, scarletlna, meningitis and
the after-effects of sexual maladies,
writes Count de la Fa in El Sol.
The count asks why Spain thus
makes people blind and then abandons
them to a life of miserable mendi
cancy In many cases. He points out
that they are neither properly cared
for nor educated so that they may
take care of themselves.
He says most of the institutions for
the blind and there are many such
establishments in the country with
rare exceptions are inefficient and
antiquated, with teachers lacking the
necessary, training. The blind are
taught very superficially basket and
box making or the most elementary
music. He declares - nobody believes
in their efficacy, although many give
subscriptions out of pure charity.
The count deplores "the traditional
Ignorance of the Spanish authorities,
mhich do not heed or take advantage
"L ' experience oi the United States,
England and other civilized countries
in aeanng witn the blind."
Movies May Have Another Star 15
Years Hence.
JERSEY CITT, X. J Christian Lar-
sen of Jersey City may be what a cer
tain famous statesman would call a
"forward looking" man.
About to go to stats prison for 15
years, they tell him, Larsen is looking
around for a Job when he come out.
Experience, the Jersev CHtv man k.
lieves. has fitted him for the moving
"I'm a better gunman than anybody
in the movies or anybody in this tall ""
Christian writes to the New Jersey
.i..inaSer oi one or the film compa
nies. "I can beat that guy Hart on
the drop of a gun. If you don't be
lieve me. go to Fourth street. Union
Hill, and ask the fellow that owns
that store. Aak the cop in East New
York how I got away from him.
-wow i must go to state prison,
maybe for 15 years. Let me know if
I can ?ro to work for you at 500 a
week when I come out, because If you
don't want me I want to write to the
other moving picture companies. May
be you won't have to wait 15 years. I
might break out. Writs quick."
Academy Confers Degree on 24 for
AVar Services.
NEW YORK. Twenty-four secre
taries of the Toung Men'i Christain
association have been accorded the
degree of officier da l'aeademle by
France for services rendered during
war ana arier tne signing of
Something more than a century ago
paper was so dear in England that
butchers used to give their customers
the meat wrapped up in a large veg
otablc leaf..
the armistice, it has been announced
by the overseas department of the
Y. M. C. A. here. The decoration is
awarded In recognition of services
performed by the Y secretaries for
both the French and American
Those receiving this degree are:
Henry B. Barnes. Cleveland, O.; Ar
thur Beatty, Madison, Wis.; John N,
Bennett, president of Doane college
Crete. Neb.; Elwood S. Brown, New
lorK, N. y.; Guy Potter Benton, presi
dent of the University of Vermont.
Burlington, Vt.; Robert E. Forbes,
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Fine Toledo with coil con
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9x12 matting rugs $ 7.95
9x12 heavy grass rugs $12.95
8x10 heavy grass rugs $11.95
We show 125 samples of all makes
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Used Ice Boxes
We still have quite a number of
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We have a big line of these from
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New York, X. Y.; Franklin S. Ed
monds. Philadelphia. Pa.; Frank. M.
Hoover. Pittsburg, Pa.; William C. Le
Vere, Chicago. III.; Wilson S. Nay lor,
Appleton. Wis.; Walter S. Schulto.
corporation counsel, Hartford, Conn.;
i -1 1 A k T..f MnntrlAir. N. J.;
William E: Seatree, Winnetka, Ill.;i
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retary Y. M. C. A.. Ciecho-Slovakla;
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Mrs. Helen B. Anderson, Colorado
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Rochester, Seattle. Wash.; Miss Ethel
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Theodore Roosevelt Jr., uyster joay,
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Two Miles of Town's Only -Street
Plodded for 2 2 Years.
nBnviTETOWN. Mass.. Province-
town crier, said to be the last
of the profession In America, has
hung up his bell and announced that
he has cried his last message. For
22 years waiter smun iias fiuuucu
the two miles of the town'a only
street, announcing the time and place
of events of Interest, from sales of
fish to the election of a president.
rOW, in niS IVII1 " " i'i5 la
through, and there is no one in sight
. hfm
The old crier's last cry was for the
re-openlng of the church of the
mLtw.n frnrtitA in 1714. anri whlrh
riiB1 ""o iw-..-.-- - - -
had been closed for a year
Two Kansas Puppies Find Home
With Family of Kittens.
addition to an already large family
of kittens, a cat which belongs to the
M. Brent family of South Fork has
adopted two coyote puppies.
Several weeks ago when W. W.
Buckbee and R. H. Carter, who live
near the Brent farm, found the den of
a coyote on the latter's place they
captured several very small coyote
puppies. When shown at the Brent
farmhouse some of the children want
ed the little coyotes and paid their
captors for two of them.
The little coyotes were placed
among the kittens belonging to the
jold family cat and, after a careful
scrutiny and a few sniffs, the old cat
began mothering them the same as
her own kittens.
Now the cat's family of kittens and
the two adopted coyote puppies are
nearly two months old and all live
together happily and appear to be
making the most of life. The coyotes
are getting much bigger than the kit
tens and are playful and mischievous.
In the rough-and-tumble tussles they
are continually staging the coyotes
are the stronger, but the kittens are
more active, so it is about an even
match as yet. While the coyotes can
easily wallop the kittens in a saright
out fight, yet the latter, when on the
defensive, will curl up on their backs
and keep the coyote puppies at bay by
the rapid kicks of hind legs and'the
scratching of their sharp claws.
STRATHMORE. Alta. Twenty
eight head of beef cat. lie 11 months
old have been sold by the Canadian
Pacific railway supply farm at an
average price of $110. The average
weight of the animals was 721 pounds
and each had been ensilage fed dur
ing the winter.
MANY years of con
scientious study
for improvement
has placed us among the
first in the minds of the
people for character of
Phone Main 507
Funeral Directors .
For Sale by Owner
Cadillac $2800
Cadillac touring car for sale by owner,
slightly used, completely equipped, guaran
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is a real automobile buy for someone who
wants a good car.
. Telephone Main 695
for inspection and demonstration
For a Fine Swim
come out to
where you can
Let the children wade in the river, ride on the
merry-go-round and the miniature railway and see
the pets. There are the monkeys, the bear cub, rab
bits, guinea pigs, squirrels, pigeons, ducks and geese.
Remember the Big Dance Tonight
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