The Sunday Oregonian. (Portland, Ore.) 1881-current, May 15, 1921, Section One, Page 15, Image 15

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    TIIE SUNDAY OJIEGOXIAX, PORTLAND, MAY 14, 1921
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TINCHER GRAIN BILL
PUTTHRDUGHHDU
ALL AGES REPRESENTED BY CARRIERS
OF THE OREGONIAN IN ROSEBURG
Measure Regulating Futures
Goes to Senate.
CHICAGO TRADER ROUSED
Business of World's Greatest Ce
real Market Held Menaced
by Proposed Law.
WASHINGTON, P. C. May 14.
The Tincher bill to regulate dealings
in grain futures was passed by the
house Friday and sent to the senate.
The vote was 269 to 69.
The measure is designed to abolish
the practice In grain markets of
"puts" and "calls,' "ups" and downs"
and "indemnities" by levying a tax of
20 cents a bushel on such transac
tions. A similar tax is provided os
contracts for future delivery, made
outside of "contracts," to be desigr
rated by the secretary of agriculture,
except when the Seller is the actual
possessor of the gram.
CHICAGO. May 14. The Chicago
board of trade, the world's greatest
grain market, may withdraw from
business if the Tincher bill, to regu
late dealings in grain futures, which
was passed today by the lower house
of congress, becomes a law, Joseph P.
Griffin, president of the board, de
clared last night.
"It is my deliberate judgment that
the grain exchanges of the country
will voluntarily withdraw from busi
ness rather than submit to the Intol
erable, unfair and arbitrary features
of this bill," Mr. Griffin said. "The
exchanges do not protest regulation,
and if there be evil in their business
they have no objection to legislation
if they themselves fail to eradicate
such evil.
"The Tincher bill, as originally
drafted, met with the approval of
representatives of the farmers, mill
ers, country and terminal grain deal
ers and the grain exchanges of the
United States.
"Following open hearings the sec
retary of agriculture prevailed upon
the committee to redraft the bill so
as to delegate to the secretary of ag
riculture arbitrary powers without
parallel in the history of legislation
in this country. With this bureau
cratic and undemocratic principle of
government added to the bill, it was
presented to the lower branch of
congress, and, according to press re
ports, the members of that body were
advised that the bill, as presented
had received my approval as well as
that of other interests concerned.
"If congress and other legislative
bodies are really desirous of helping
the farmer then there should be an
end to boot-strap legislation. The
responsibility for the farmers' pres
ent deplorable condition cannot be
attributed to any particular group of
men, but rather is due to a world
wide situation. Potentially there is a
demand for all the products that the
American farmer can or will produce.
but our customers are in bankruptcy
The farmers' condition will not be
alleviated or relieved until in some
way wc open up the markets of the
world for what the farmer has to sell.
"This may necessitate legislation
extending credit to European govern
ments or indemnifying American ex
porters on foreign credit transactions.
If the coming harvest the world over
should prove to be bountiful and in
the interim our government has pro
vided no means by which the farmer
can find a market for. his products.
I dread to think of the condition in
which this country will be plunged
in a purely economic sense."
I
HARPER IS EASILY
VICTOR OVER CROSS
Seattle Boy Beats Leach
Cross at His Own Game.
BAITING IN SIXTH FAILS
MATE EXONERATES WIFE
AH Blame to Be Taken for Murder
of Son-in-Law.
THOMPSON FALLS, Mont.. May 14.
A charge of first degree murder
was filed here Friday against Frel
McCully, husband of Mona May Mc
Cully, on trial in district court here
on a charge of murder in connection
with the killing of her son-in-law,
Leon Richardson, near Plains last
November.
Defense Attorney Ainsworth Imme
diately announced that McCully would
take the witness stand and assume all
blame for Richardson's death. It was
indicated that McCully was willing to
plead guilty today to the charge, but
Judge Lentz, after a conference with
attorneys for the state and the de
fense, announced that he would not
accept the plea until after the present
trial had been concluded.
ROSEBURG, Or., May 14. (Spe
cial.) The old, middle-aged and
the young are represented by the staff
of carriers who distribute The Orego
nian to readers In Roseburg;.
The circulation department's staff
there includes James Eoules, 72 years
of age, who carries the paper to North
Roseburg readers and thereby assists
In overcoming the boy shortage; ban
Thackrey. aged 46. who serves Ore-
gonian readers in South Roseburg,
and Roy Hash, aged 5. who was de-r
dared to be the youngest Oregonian
newsboy in southern Oregon and who
sells the papers on the streets.
Without the two men the Roseburg
agent would have a sorry time get
ting Oregonians to readers every
morning, since boys cannot be hired
as carriers, because the papers arrive
at 9:10 A. M. and schools will not ex
cuse pupils from the morning period
to do the work.
Health Association Meets May 21.
The annual meeting of the Multno
mah County Public Health association
will be held Saturday, May 21, in
room 720 of the courthouse at 2:30.
Mrs. Ruth Young Gould, who is re
signing as the county health nurse,
will make her annual report. Miss
Mary P. Billmeyer, the newly elected
Multnomah nurse, will be introduced.
Miss Billmeyer has had extensive
county work in Michigan and was a
student in Chicago under Miss Elnora
Thomson, present director of the
course for public health nursing of
the University of Oregon.
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DEATH UUP TP SUNOS
WIDOWER, 72, REJXEWS VOCTH,
BCT LIFE IS FORFEITED.
Physical and Mental Activities In
crease and Engagement to'
Xnrse Is Announced.
CONSERVATION IS URGED
Southland Bill Held to Menace Re
sources of Alaska.
WASHINGTON. D. C. May 14. The
neoessity of vigilantly protecting the
pulp wood and water power resources
of Alaska, in order to prevent reck
less exploitation, was emphasised Fri
day by W. B. Greeley, chief of the
forest service, before the house ter
ritorial committee.
Ha said the government's conserva
tion and development . programme
might be frustrated by passage of the
Sutherland bill, which would transfer
to a commission of Alaskan residents
many of the governmental functions
now exercised from Washington.
WATER REQUEST IS FILED
Power Appropriation From Klam
ath River Is Sought.
SALBM. Or., May 14. (Special.)
The California-Oregon Power com
pany has filed with the state en
gineer application to appropriate 2100
second-feet of water from the Klam
ath river, for the development of 70,
000 horsepower. The site of this
water appropriation was investigated
By tne state several years ago in con
Junction with the United States
reclamation service.
The location of the proposed de
velopment is near the California Jlns
in southern Klamath county.
- EYE VALUED AT $20,000
Father Sues Uncle of Girl Scratched
by Vicious Rooster.
WArKEGAN. 111., May 14 A suit
for $20,000 damages for the loss of hie
5-year-old daughter Lenore's left eya
which, it was alleged, was scratched
out by a vicious rooster, was filed bj
Leonard P. Kingsley against EmL
Wlenecke, the child's uncle.
Wlenecke owns the rooster, whici
Is declared on other occasions to hav
shown disposition to attack persons
LONDON. May 14. (Special.) Al
though physicians have not ascer
tained definitely tne cause of the
death yesterday of Alfred Wilson. 72-year-old
widower, who returned from
Vienna after undergoing Professor
Stelnach's thyroid glana operation
three months ago and died a few
hours before his scheduled lecture on
renewed youth, one doctor suggested
he had run down much like a clock
that is broken so that the wheels are
not checked at regular Intervals, but
run on at eveT increasing speea uiim
stopped altogether.
After the operation Mr. wnsxn
physical and mental activities were
restored to a marvelous degree and
hair began to grow again on his
bald head. His great energy, for
friends say he had worked very hard.
may have caused his death, althougn
other physicians think it was due to
combination of heart disease ana
Indigestion.
By a curious coincidence Mr. Wil
son had received a letter from Pro
fessor Steinach just before his death
asking him to have moving pictures
of himself taken while going through
setting up exercises to show how
active and muscular he had become.
Mr. Wilson had announced his forth
coming marriage to his Viennese
nurse shortly after his return to Lon
don. The demand to hear his story
was so great that after delivering on
lecture in a suburb he hired the Royal
Albert hall, the largest in the city,
for his next discourse. Thursday
morning his landlady found nim aeaa
in his bed with a half emptied glass
of wine beside him, for which he had
asked the night before, saying he did
not feel well.
WASHINGTON WINS DEBATE
University of Oregon Defeated in
Intercollegiate Contest.
UNIVERSITT OF OREGON. Eugene,
May 14. (Special.) The University
of Washington debating team defeat
ed the University of Oregon team
here last night, in an intercollegiate
contest, Washington taking the nega
tive side of the question.
The decision was two to one against
Oregon.
SEATTLE, Wash., May 14. The
University of Washington women's
debating team defeated the team of
the University of Oregon here last
night, arguing the affirmative on the
question that the United States main
tain a policy of opposition to Jap
anese interference with Chinese sovereignty.
PORTLAND FIRM FORMED
World's Fair Addition Company Is
Incorporated.
SALEM, Or.. May 14. (Special.)
The World's Kair Addition company,
with a capital stock of 48.000, has
been incorporated by D. W. Scars.
Mary L. Bolton and E. E. Miller. Head
quarters will be in Portland.
The Oregon Co-operative Hay Grow
ers' association, with headquarters at
Hermiston, has been incorporated by
Arthur L. Larson. Charles Powell
et al. The association membership
fee Is fixed at fl.
The Northwest Art company, with.
a capital stock of 110.000 and head
Quarters in Portland, has been incur
porated by E. W, Lohse, Donald H.
Howe and Julius iCohn.
Thomas Muir, William Friberg and
Adtle Friberg have incorporated th
Muir & Friberg Construction com
puny, with a capital stock of $5000.
Headquarters will be in Portland.
The Merrill Oil company, with
headquarters at Merrill, Klamath
county, has been incorporated by F. N.
Mover. R. C. Anderson and Hi. M. Ham
niocd. The capital stock is 100,000,
The Independent Asphalt Paving
company, organized under the lawe
of Washington, has made application
to -operate in Oregon. The capital is
$250,000, and Harrison Allen of Port
land is attorney-in-fact.
The Bake Rite Food Products com
pany of California has made appl
cation to operate in Oregon. The
capital stock is $1,000,000.
HARVEY HONORS JAPAN
Envoy Calls on Baron Hayashi and
Meets Crown Prince.
LONDON, May 14. By a coincidence
the first ambassadorial call made by
Colonel George Harvey, the new
American envoy, after his presenta
tion to King George yesterday, waa
on Baron Hayashi, the Japanese am
bassador, at the Japanese embassy
Friday morning.
The first function Ambassador
Harvev attended was the reception
at the Japanese embassy last evening
at which he met Crown Prince Hiro
hi to, now visiting England.
Revolver Lures AVallcf Away.
The abiding recollection of C.
Sitner, 750 East Tenth street North,
after he had been held up and robbed
of S33 near the Southern Pacific sta.
tion Friday night, was of a gigantic
blue revolver which overshadowed his
reluctance to part with his wallet.
He especially emphasized its cannon
like proportions in his report to the
police. Following the robbery the
perpetrator fled into the railroad
yards.
PORTLAND MAW JW VENTS
HANDLE FOR SAW.
Device does mrtmj witfc thumb
screw at end of handle.
Henry Hardlsty of 206 Alder
street is the inventor of a Portland-made
stay-tight crosscut
saw handle to use in cutting
down trees and logs. Old-timers
in the woods have often com
plained that in sawing trees one
or both ears of the thumbscrew
are knocked off in the attempt
to tighten them, arid the pro
jectile at the back of the handle
invariably hurts the hand of the
operator. It is not so with Mr.
Hardisty's invention. With the
least pressure of the-thumb, the
binding screw is released or
made tight, and in the latter
case the saw is held as if in a
vise.
Xew Yorker Attempts Vamous Stall
to 3et Bobby Into Faulty Lead,
but to No Avail.
- BT DICK SHARP.
Bobby Harper, clever Seattle light
weight, stepped out and beat Leach
Cross of New York at his own game
Friday night. Two weeks ago Leach
won in a walk from Joe Gorman and
amassed practically all of his wide
margin by his work in the clinches.
Last night this feature availed him
little, as Harper gave him cards and
spades and took Referee Ralph Gru
man's decision.
Cross pulled every trick of the
game he knew in an effort to stave
off defeat, but took only two rounds
of the battle, a shade in the fifth and
the tenth by a wide margin. Leach
even pulled his famous "stall," which
trapped Bud Anderson and "Knockr
out" Brown, in the sixth round of last
night's battle. However, Harper was
well wised up before the scrap and
refused to fall for Leach's reeling tac
tics. Those in the crowd who were
not onto the New Yorker's favorite
trick were treated to a grand thrill
when they glimpsed him tottering
around the squared circle on his heels
and wilting at every punch. He was
but trying to pull Harper into a faulty
lead. After drooping from corner to
corner for.. three-fourths of the round,
he gave up the "stall" and tore into
the Seattle youngster.
Harper's Fltthttng Heady.
Harper fought a careful, heady
battle throughout and much credit
must go to Charley Yost, who sec
onded him. Harper was told implicit
ly what to do and followed the advice
to the. end. Harper did not give
Leach what one might call a lacing,
but he certainly handed the veteran
a boxing lesson in practically every
round.
Bobby took the initiative in the
first round and did the forcing.
The fans rose to their feet in the
first Qanto when Cross went to the
canvas twice from shoyes. The last
crip to tne mat looked as thouah a
straight left sent him down, but the
fact that he was caught off his bal
ance was more the cause than the
blow. Harper showed no fear what
ever of Cross in the clinches and did
most of the telling infisrhtlnz- him
self throughout the bout.
Harper outboxed Cross the ecnnd
round and evaded all of Leach's
swings. The third round was a ses
sion of close-range fighting. Cross
brought his right into play on Har
per's ribs and kidneys while Bobby
used a close-in uppercut. delivering
with both hands and had the vet's
head bobbing.
Fourth Slow Round. 1
The fourth waa a slow mimd
Cross could not penetrate Harper's
defense and both boxers took things
easy. The fifth was a repetition of
the fourth. Cross showed to the
better advantage and took a slic-ht
lead.
The sixth round was the stanza. In
which Leach pulled his "stall" with
out results. It gave the fans a kick
and lost him the round. Hamer
stepped around Cross at a fast pace
in tne seventh and won. Cross kpnt
swinging both . hands and landed a
few to the side of Harper's head and
chin. The punches did not seem to
bother the Seattle boy. Harper
clearly outboxed Cross In the eighth
and ninth, sending in lightning left
jabs and dodging Cross' lefts and
rights. Cross made a final rally in
tne tenth round and won the canto
He rushed Harper from the eone and
landed to the chin with both hands.
Harper backed up and tried to ward
off the punches but had to take most
or tnem. He weathered the storm
and the bell rang with Cross forcing
lub uaiuc, irying iur a KnocKOUl.
F.dvrards Stops Monro.
Danny Edwards, the little Oak
land, Cal., bantam, sprung the second
surprise of the evening when he
stopped Frankie Monroe of Los An
geles in the fifth round of their
scneajiiea eignt-round battle. Rather,
Frank E. Watkins. chairman of the
Portland boxing commission, stopped
the match.
Danny stepped out in the first
round and set a fast Dace for the
clever Monroe. As fast as the Los
Angeles boxer is he was not fast
nough to catch Edwards last night
Frankie just seemed to be getting
started in the fifth when Danny
caught him with a smashing right
hand wallop that sent him reeling
nto a corner. Edwards followed the
blow up with terrific left and right-
hand wallops. Monroe was headed
for the floor three or four times but
refused to go down for any count
nd tried to fight back. He was
groggy and a mark for Edwards'
unches. A final right smash sent
Monroe clear through the ropes on
is face and Watkins threw in a
ewspaper as an indication to stop
the fight and Referee Gruman raised
Edwards' hand.
Bronson Knocks Oot Perry.
Muff Bronson boxed at a form Fri
day night which resembled his work
when he was at his best several years
go, and knocked out Joe Perry of
San Francisco in the fourth round
their scheduled six-round bout,
was a slugging match from the
start and although Muff was out
weighed by five pounds or so, he had
things his own way to the finish.
Red Callahan, Ad Uarlock s light
weight protege, wqn a six-round de
cision over Frankie Webb,, while
Racehorse" Roberts, San Francisco
middleweight, beat Sailor Wolfe in
four rounds.
Last speaker of all, Mr. Markham
gave an interesting. Informal insight
into his own life, sprinkling many in
cidents in his early career with in
fectious humor. Withal he gave the
I impression of a man keen to the com
mon things of life, humbled but not
puffed up by the adulation that has
come to him because of his eminence
In the literary world.
"Who could rise at a moment like
this and not be stirred to the depths
of his heart?" said Mr. Markham.
"It is as if one returns from a far
journey and sees again the lights of
home and the faces of his friends and
yet he has no words that can ex
press his happiness. He can only
make futile gestures to show what
is in his heart. One needs at such a
time all the language of gratitude,
for I am deeply touched at this ex
pression of your favor. It is some
thing I shall always remember until
the bubble closes over me.
"I have heard many beautiful
words spoken tonight over my work.
You need not feel any concern lest
these words of commendation shall
do me harm. Praise always makes
me very humble. We are all on a
long journey and though we strive
and strive to attain the summit,
when, we reach one pinnacle we see
that another summit swings into
view. We are here only to do our
work nobly and with as much self'
forzetfulness as possible.
"I have been so well received In
this state that I feel sure the best
thing I found in San Francisco was
the train for Oregon. I want to
thank Anne Shannon Monroe, the
Gill Book company, the dear War
rens who have taken me under their
wing here and all these good friends
wno nave Deen so aina 10 juc.
hope it really is more blessed to give
than to receive, for they have given
me' so much that great good must
returji to them. I want to say in
all sincerity that I am as much
moved as ever in my life. But my
conscience here steps in and de
mands to know am I worthy o all
this attention?"
Mr. Markham gave a brief outline
of his life, his early love for poetry
and how he persisted in his devotion
to the muse, even in the face of ad
verse circumstances. Born in Oregon
City in 1852, he was taken to Cali
fornia by his parents when five
years old. He became a helper to
his mother, who, he said, was some
thing of a poet, too.
Mr. Markham attended three-month
terms of school in the winter and
rode the range on his mother's cattle
ranch in the Suisun hills. As he rode
the range he studied grammar. An
early teacher fired him with a pas
sion for poetry. It was Tennyson's
"Tears, Idle Tears," and other lyrics
of like high order that gave him his
first great love for poetry, he said.
He went home after having these
classics read to him, determined to
buy the books for himself, and he
plowed 20 acres for a neighbor for
$20 and his mother took the money
to San Francisco and returned with
the books. These poets, said Mr.
Markham, became the great inspira
tion of his life. He taught school
for 25 years, h's tirst schoolroom
being without a roof, "under a big
liveoak tree in California, where' be
had nine pupils.
"What is the mission of the poet?"
asked Mr. Markham. "Tha middle
ages knew three romantic figures,
the pilgrim, the hermit and the poet
The automobile has disposed of the
pilgrim and the railroad whistle has
wakened the hermit and brought him
out of his lonely cave. But the poet
remains throughout the world today
because he serves a great human
need. Poetry should come down into
the life of the people. It must reach
the ground. It becomes that force in
human life because it lifts us above
the animal, gives us the light that
never was on land or sea, tne laeai
and the great principle of humanity.
"In the great prose of the world
you have poetry. Prose is not the
opposite of poetry, but science is its
opposite. Man is both a thinker and
a feeler. Science cannot answer th
great cries of the heart, all the great
questions of the soul of man, but
they are answered by art in a big
way and poetry is perhaps the most
comprehensive or ail the arts. Every
thing has its halo of sentiment
beauty, wonder and mystery."
1 Anne Shannon Monroe introduced the
poet as that "clarion-voiced, youth
hearted man. Edwin Markham."
At the close of his address Mr.
Markham was presented by the toast
master with a gavel made of historic
woods and a pamphlet of reprints
from the early issues of the Oregon
Spectator, gifts made by George H.
Himes on behalf of the Oregon His
torical society."
Other speakers were John Gill, An
thony Euwer. known as "Hood River's
poet"; James B. Kerr and B. F. Irvine
A group of songs was given by Mrs
Blanche Williams Segersten.
MOURNER'S CLAIM S $15
Nephew's Bill Against Estate Meetr.
With Protest.
GREEN BAY, Wis., May 14. For
having dutifully attended his uncle's
funeral Frank Stelmach, who lives
in the town of Denmark, nephew of
Albert Stelmach, has put In a claim
for SIS aerainst his late uncle's estate
In county court Friday.
Attorneys representing the deceased
man's estate are contesting the claim.
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MANNIX WARNS BRITAIN
Archbishop Says American Accord
Rests in Irish Cause.
LONDON, May 14. Archbishop Man-
nix of Australia was tenaerea a am-
r last night by English Catholic
priests.
He declared that Great Britain was
longing for friendship with America,
but that that friendship never would
be accorded until Ireland was given
what she wanted.
HONORS PAID AT PINNER
Estimate of Poetry's Place in Hu
man Life Made by Mr. Markham.
HiKh honors were paid . to Mr.
Markham with a dinner and speeches
of appreciation in the crystal dining
room at the Benson notei riaay nig-n;
Present were Oregon literati and per
sons of education who have admired
Mr. Markham from a distance. Last
ight they had the extreme pleasure
of meeting him ana aearing mm
speak.
The honor guest snowed plainly the
pleasure he felt in dining with them
and in his remarks he expressed his
appreciation and gave his estimate
the place of poetry in numan lite.
He also, to the gratification of bis
listeners, read some of his own
orks.
W. D. Wheelwright made the open
ing remarks, quoting some of Mr.
Markham's works.
Mr. Wheelwright introduced W, F.
Woodward as toastmaster and the
latter presented, the other speaker.
Petrograd Officials Resign.
RIGA, Letvia, May 14. Several
members of the Petrograd local gov
ernment were reported in a Beval
dispatch to have resigned because of
differences with Premier Lenine over
the question of freedom of trade in
Petrograd. Among the resignations
were said to be those of M. Zinovieff.
the military governor, and Sergius
Zorin.
Duties Will Include Organization
and Training of All Military
- Forces of Country.
WASHESGTON', D. J..Mayl4. Gen
eral Pershing will become chief of the
general staff and the actual head of
the army July 1, Secretary weeks an
nounced Friday. On that date he will
relieve Major-Genera! Peyton J.
March, the present chief of staff.
In addition to his new duties Gen
eral Pershine will remain head of the
general headquarters or war staff of
the army, a post recently creaiea lor
him. He will have as assistant chief
of th general staff his old friend and
chief of staff in France. Major-Gen-eral
James G. Harbord, who will re
lieve' Major-General William M.
Wright.
Secretary Weeks made it plain that
General Pershing will be the real
military head of the army. He said
that the general would be relieved of
administration work by General
Harbord and would be "charged with
the organization and training of all
the elements of the army of the
United States, including the national
guard and organized reserves."
General Harbord, Mr. Weeks said,
will have much broader powers than
those formerly exercised by the as
sistant chief of staff.
ALBERS CASE EXPLAINED
Long Statement Is Issued by Attorney-General
Daugherty.
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ney-General Daugherty issued a long
statement today relative to th case
of Henry Albers of Portland, eon
victed under the espionage act, in
which he said there was nothing new
in the department's course in confess
inc error. He said this Is done mi
often as half a dozen times during
every term of the court and is the
course always followed where the de
partment is convinced that there has
been error in a trial.
The action of tha department, he
reiterated, does not free Mr. Albers.
but results in having the case re
manded to the district court for re
trial.
Theft of Auto Charge.
Austin W. Mann, 695 Linn avenue.
was arrested Friday night and charged
with larceny by bailee of an auto-
mohile from C. C. Hall. 440 East
Twentv-fourth street North. He
was Baid later to have traded the
Hall machine for two smaller autos.
Police said that Mann was sent to
the Oregon state penitentiary from
Pendleton a year ago for larceny of
an automobile. After serving five
months of his sentence he was
paroled.
Alleged Bad-Check Man Held.
After passing five alleged bad
checks in Portland yesterday Wlllard
Patterson fled to Salem, whera he
was arrested, according to a trie
mm received from Chief of Police
Moffat of that city Friday night. The
checks were Issued on the State Bank
of Portland, payable to h-aiterson,
drawn in the name of Conrad Shields
and countersigned by B, W. Shields.
The amount of each was 112.60.
Reputed Mall Robber Slaty.
MADISON. 111.. May 14 Allen B.
Morris, 35 years old, under federal In
dictment in connection with the $34.
0ft maM robbery t JeffTon City,
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day. Morris was at liberty under
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SALEM, Or., May 14. (Special.)
Ralph R. Jones was elected president
of the Salem Apollo club at a meeting
held here Thursday night. Other offi
cers are O. K DeWltt, vice-president,
and Albert H. Gills, secretary and
treasurer.
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