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About The Sunday Oregonian. (Portland, Ore.) 1881-current | View Entire Issue (July 4, 1920)
URGED BY AUTO MEN
Garage and Repair Men's As
sociation Has Plan.
CAMPAIGN IS POSTPONED
fte;ulaUon of Fuel by Distribution
by Public Service Commis
sion Is Suggested.
Regulation of gasoline distribution
In thi state by the public service
commission of Oregon is sought by
members of the Portland Garage and
Repair MSn's association. Plans have
been made to wage a campaign to en
list aid for the plan from residents of
Oregon prior to the next session of
the legislature, when it is planned to
present the gasoline problem to the
legislators and request action.
In California the sale of gasoline
comes under the regulation of the
state railroad commission, a body sim
ilar to the public service commission
In this state. Sentiment throughout
the country, it is said, favors placing
the distribution of gasoline under the
Jurisdiction of the interstate com
Shortage Bits Agio Dealers.
The present gasoline shortage bas
been a severe blow to motorcar deal
ers and garage men. Although of
ficials of the oil companies have is
sued frequent statements assuring the
public that the gasoline shortage was
a temporary one, to bo relieved as
quickly as new refining processes
have been completed, the prospective
automobile buyers have been slow in
making purchases, fearful of a per
The members of the garage men's
association charge the oil companies
with discrimination, claiming that the
small garages have received no gaso
line, while the filling stations have
been operating constantly.
Restrictions on the sale of gasoline
are now in effect by the Standard Oil
company and the Associated Oil com
pany. Others May Follow Salt.
Officials of the Union and Shell oil
companies claim they will be forced
again to place restrictions on the sale
of gasoline unless relief comes in the
way of large cargoes.
Under present restrictions the
Standard is allowing 20 per cent tank
capacity to pleasure vehicles and 75
per cent to commercial trucks and
cars. The Associated is allowing 20
and 50 per cent.
Additional stocks of gasoline will
reach Portland about July 10, when
greater rations probably will be al
lowed to pleasure cars and commercial
EX-MAYOR IS BEATEN
Hcalty Broker Declared to Hare
Started Fight In Street.
ROSEBUKO. Or., July 3. (Special.)
lix-Mayor Napoleon Rice of this
city was severely beaten this morn
ing by Charles Kycs, a realty broker
of this city, when the latter is said
to have Jumped from his automobile
and attacked Mr. Rice on the main
streets of the city. He struck the ex-
mayor four or five times and knocked
him to the pavement, according to
witnesses. Mr. Rice was wearin
glasses, which were broken and tho
flying glass cut his face considerably.
K)cs asserted that Rice, who is
also a real estate man, had been cir
culating petitions against him and
trying to run him out of business.
He also says that Rice made a move
as if to draw a revolver. Kyes left
this city' in his automobile imme
diately following the fight but two
warrants were issued for his arrest
nd he was returned and arraigned
before the city recorder. He was al
lowed to consult an attorney and will
have a hearing next week.
PIONEER DIES ON TRAIL
Prospector, 81, Leaves , Countj
Home for Loved Mountains.
KOSEBURG, Or., July 3. (Special.)
"Uncle" Jim Cameron, aged SI years,
an old pioneer prospector, died at
Caps Iliahee yesterday of complica
tions due to old age and exhaustion.
Uncle Jim was one of the early char
acters of the county and several
iteeks ago left the county home,
packed his few things in a sack and
with $1.35 in cash and no food started
for the mountains. He was found by
Perry Wright, trapper, stumbling
along the trail In the Caps Iliahee
district. B0 miles from here. He
dropped to the ground exhausted and
medicine was immediately dispatched
Word of his death was telephoned
here last eight. He is survived by
two daughters, one residing in Grants
Pass and the other in Canada. He
was buried in the Iliahee district.
GOVERNOR ASKED TO FLY
Bins County Wants Mr. Oloott as
Guest July 9.
SALEM. Or.. July 3. Special.)
Governor Oicott today received an in
vitation from the board of county
commissioners of King county. Wash,
to fly to Seattle on July to partici
pate in the festivities attendant upon
be proposed visit there of Secretary
of the Navy Daniels, and the admiral
of the Pacific fleet-
While in Seattle the visitors will
make an inspection of the Sand Point
airplane landing field, recently ac
quired by King county, at an expense
of thousands of dollars.
During a recent visit to Seattle
Governor Oicott and Lieutenant Kelly
of the air Bervice, addressed the bus
less men of that city on the needs of
a landing field. Two weeks later ne
gotiations for the purchase of the
Band Point site were closed.
"Bomb" to Blow Up Ship Is
Only Watchman's Coat.
Police Suspeet Man Who Refuses
to Leave Job When Asked.
THE little bell serving the direct
telephone connection between the
police station and the harbor patrol
Quarters rang shrilly, and Karl Prehn
engineer of the patrol boat, brought
his feet to the floor and answered.
"This is detective headquarters.'
came a voice. There s a man with
a package under It is arm that might
bo a bomb, trying to blow up the
steamer T. J. rotter.
Prehn delved into his locker and
produced manacles, slipped a heavy
revolver into its holster, stowed
"sap" in his pocket, and thus equipped
Fourth of July celebration, sallied
forth with the police launch.
The steamer T. J. Potter, owned
by the O.-W. It. R. & N. company.
is at present serving as a hotel.
Through cabins, companionways and
engine room slipped the armed en
gineer, momentarily expecting an ex
plosion. Finally, reclining upon his
bunk, ha found Peter Curran. watch
man on the. 'Potter."
"That's the man," said Mr. Dooley.
superintendent of the vessel. "I fired
him yesterday because he couldn't get
along with the cook, and here lie
is back again, trying to make trou
ble." The offending bundle which might
have been a bomb proved to be the
watchman's coat, so Frehn quizzed
"What's the idea?" he demanded.
"Misther Randall in the roadmas-
lr. Robert I. tmienpie.
One of the beet known physi
cians of the city was Dr. Rob
ert L. Gillespie, who died at his
home at 1407 Hancock street
June 30, aged 65 years. He
was born April 24, 1855, at
Lansing, Mich., and came to
Portland when a child. He
married Philomen Gratton in
1873, and served as city re
corder of Kast Portland from
1S82 to 1SS5.
On graduating from "Willam
ette university in 18SS he went
to Butte. Mont., where be took
charge of the Murray & Gilles
pie hospital and resided until
1SSM, and on returning to Port
land was appointed city physi
cian, serving in that capacity
for one year.
He is survived by his widow,
two daughters, Mrs. Pearl Wat
son and Airs. L. A. Applewhite,
and a granddaughter, Miss
Lucia M. Watsqn.
ter's office hired me," replied Curran
firmly, "and Oi won't be fired by
So Prehn called Mr. Randall on the
phone, Randall explained to Curran
that his job had terminated, and
peace once more reigned along the
Horse Roosts on Fender of
Car That Hits Him.
Machine Carries ITome for Several
. 1'cet After Collision.
A BERDEEN, Wash., July 3. (Spo
XX cial.) Having an 1800-pound
horse balance himself on the fender
of an auto while the machine was
making 25 miles an hour was the un
usual experience ot W. R. Whitlock,
superintendent of the Cameron-Hoov
er Logging company.
While on his way to the Satton
camp on the Humptulips road, Mr,
Whitlock ran into a large horse that
was lying in the middle of the road
The momentum of the machine com
pletely upset the horse and turned it
on its back across the fender, where
it rode with feet sticking in air until
the car was brought to a stop a dis
tance of fully 60 feet. When the car
was finally brought to a stop the
horse slid off his perch uninjured, ap
apparently, except for a few bruises
The machine escaped with a bent
fender and a broken lamp and was
ble to continue the trip.
JAPANESE NOT WANTED
Douglas County Realty Board Fa
ROSEBERG, Or.. July 3. (Special.)
The Douglas county realty board
today adopted strong resolutions
pledging its members to work against
the influx of Japanese settlers to this
county. In- case the bill on the Cal
ifornia ballot to exclude Japanese im
migrants from that state passes. Jap
anese scouts who have recently visited
here state that purchasing agents will
soon be in the Oregon field to buy
The resolutions adopted request all
citizens to join in the programme for
the exclusion of the Japanese and al
undesirable foreigners. The realty
dealers state they will do everything
in their power to discourage the in
vasion of this territory by the celes
Copies of the resolution were for
warded to the candidates for state
RAILROAD MAKES RECORD
57,000 Ewes and Lambs Handled
Without Ijoss of One.
BEND, Or.. July 3. (Special.) A
perfect record in the handling of live
stock was established today when th
Oregon Trunk railroad completed th
transfer of Gi.000 head of ewes an
lambs from Shaniko and Antelope,
Bend, without the loss of a single
The shipping was done under th
direction ot J. . naray, traveling
freight and passenger agent for th
Spokane, Portland & Seattle. The
sheep will graze during the summe
months on the ranges of the Des
chutes national forest and in the fall
will be sent back to the horn
ranches. The shipment comprise
nine trainloads of SO. cars each.
CARDS OF THANKS.
We wish to express our sincere
tnanKS to our many trienas and rel
atives for tne Kindness and sym
Dathy and beautiful floral oWerinsr
shown us during our recent bereave
X 4 1 - iy - -4)
MRS. M. C. BALI,
Adv. AND FAMIL,T.
I wish to express my thanks to the
many friends for their kind atten
tions during the illness and death
of my sister. Gertrude McDonnell, and
for the beautifu-l floral offerings they
Adv. john McDonnell.
We wish to thank our friends and
neighbors for the beautiful floral of
ferings and many acts of kindness
shown during the death of our hus
band and father.
MRS. ANNA P1KLE -Adv.
, W. W PLEA HERE
BY HAYWOOD BARRED
Radical Address on Fourth
Not to Be Allowed.
HALL OWNERS WARNED
President of "Wobbly" Or
Hon and Colleagues
Scheduled to Speak.
Aro William D. (Big Bill) Haywood,
resident of the Industrial Workers
f the. World, at liberty from the fed-
ral prison at Leavenworth. Kan., on
bail, pending action by the United
States circuit court of appeals, has
een scheduled to make a few
pceches in fortland over the Kourth.
fcfut Haywood will not be permitted
give voice to his favorite topics of
W. W.ism, according to federal.
tatc and city officials, who threaten
arrest the "wobbly" leader in the
vent that he attempts to speak on
radical subjects in this city.
Property Owners Warned.
As a preliminary to the reception
f the officials to Haywood, letters
igned by United States Attorney
Humphreys, District Attorney Evans
and Acting Mayor Bigclow, contaiu-
ng warnings to owners and lessees
f various places of assemblage
here Haywood was said to have been
chedulcd to speak were delivered.
These letters call . attention to the
tale syndicalism act, and threatened
rrest not only of the speakers in the
vent that the law is violated, but
n addition threaten the arrest of the
wners of the buildings, parks or as
semblage places wherein the infrac
tion of the law occurs.
George Vanderveer, chief counsel
for the I. W. W. in the northwest, ar
rived in Portland yesterday and an
nounced that he planned to speak at
he various assemblages where Hay
wood was billed to appear. Kate
Sadler, radical from Seattle, was also
said to have been billed to appear at
the radical assemblages.
Syndicalism Is Only Issne.
Haywood is being brought to Port
land, it was said, under the auspices
of the Scandia Socialist society to
speak at Rohse park in Kulton. It
was said that Haywood, Sadler and
Vandeveer have also been requested
to participate in meetings la the
Swiss and Columbia halls.
Gus C. Moser, attorney for the own
ers of Swiss hail, mlormed Hal fli
White, secretary of Baker Baker, that
no radical meetings would be per
mitted in Swiss hall and that this hall
had not been engaged for a Haywood
Officials have no intention of at
tempting to prevent Haywood and his
colleagues from speaking, but are in
terestcd in preventing any infractions
of the state syndicalism act.
NEW SECRETARY WANTED
MAX SOUGHT BT SOUTH BES1)
CHAMBER OP C031J1EKCE.
Vacancy to Be Filled as Quickly as
Possible and Good Salary
NORTH BEXD, Or.. July 3. (Spo
cial.) The executive committee and
members of the North Bend chamber
of commerce held a special gathering
to consider conduct of the chamber
in the absence of a secretary, follow
ing the resignation of J. A- Smith
who bad been incumbent for thp pas
four years. Phil J. Keizer, presi
dent, called the business men together
with the idea of securing somebody
to fill the vacancy as quickly as pos
slble, giving due time to consider ap
The gathering decided upon a sal
ary of J300 a month for the position.
Committees have been appointed to
handle the soliciting and the cxecu
tive committee will take care of the
secretary's work until one is chosen
The state chamber of commerce is to
bo asked to o,fer suggestions in thi
J. G. Mullin will assume a portion
of the duties and search for the man
to fill the position. The committee
for raising the $3600 a year will be
led by Charles Demler. G. A. Smith,
John Jlullin. Peter Loggic, C. L,
Brown and President Iveizer.
JUNIOR SESSION ENDED
Members pf Boys and Girls' Clubs
Plan Programme for Year.
OREGON AGRICULTURAL COL
LEGE. Corvallis, July 3. (fepecial.)
The 46 club boys and girls, members
of the junior summer session at Ore
gon Agricultural college, left fo
their respective homes today, having
been at tho college for two weeks
The last week was crowded with ac
tivities, both educitional and social
Between lectures, .parties, automobil
rides, and ball games, the boys an
girls found time to give a bit of in
struction themselves in the form o
A mock pig club and canning club
were organized by them and a defi
nite programme of work for the
year was planned.'
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ROSEBURG, Or., July 3. (Special
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