The Sunday Oregonian. (Portland, Ore.) 1881-current, June 25, 1922, Section One, Image 1

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    Section One
Tages 1 to 20
IPO Pages
Nine Sections
VOL. XL I NO. 26 Entered at Portland fOrauiw
PpBtofflce as Second-das Matter.
State Central Commit
tee Organizes.
Full Support for State Ticket
Executive Committee Instructed
to Investigate Faults in
Direct Primary Law.
Support of the republican ticket
from top to bottom and a determina
tion to triumph In the general elec
tion in November was the main idea
expressed by the republican state
committee, which yesterday or
ganized by electing Walter L. Tooze
Jr. of McMlnnville, as chairman. A.
H. Lea, who had the backing of the
Ku Klux Klan. received six votes
to 30 received by Tooze, two of
Lea votes being cast by A. A. Bailey,
committeeman from Multnomah who
also held' an outside proxy.
It was a regular old-time repub
lican gathering and for the first
time in years every county was rep
resented. The committee pledged it
self unequivocally to the republican
ticket and authorized the executive
committee to investigate the abuses
of the direct primary law with the
ultimate object of preserving repre
sentative government and recog
nize party organization.
Campaigning; Lasts for Days.
The election of Tooze came after
several days of campaigning. The
klan was anxious to obtain control
of the Btate committee, but in view
of the attitude of that organization
against Ben W. Olcott,, republican
nominee for governor, an over
whelming number of the state com
mitteemen decided to play safe and
see that the party organization
would support the ticket and not
place the machinery in the hands of'
men who might decline to function
' Mr. Tooze, who for 14 years has
been a member of the state com
mittee and who served at national
headquarters In the Harding cam
paign, was a 'supporter of I. L.
Patterson in the primaries. Per
sonalities were disregarded in the
committee and the one thing that"
the committe wanted was the selec
tion of a chairman who would back
up the nominees of the primaries.
E. E. Blanchard of Josephine county,
presented the name of Tooze, which
was seconded by Roy D. Smith of
Hood River and E. C. Klrkpatrick
of Polk. Mr. Bailey offered the
name of Lea, which was not sec
onded. The ballot showed 30 for
Tooze and six for Lea.
Sir. Bailey Haa Proxy.
Mr. Bailey, who in addition to his
own vote had the proxy of A. V.
Swift of Baker, which proxy was
originally supposed to be in the
hands of George Huntington Currey,
declared that it would be a mistake
to elect Tooze as Lea was the man
who could bring the different fac
tions in the republican party to
gether. To members of the com
mittee, earlier in the day, Bailey
asaerted that he represented 9000
votes in Multnomah county and
unless Lea was elected he. Bailey,
would bolt the convention. Bailey
took his hat and departed when he
saw that his candidate was de
feated and before the result was
In offering Tooze, Committeeman
Blanchard declared that republicans
cannot permit a trifling difference
to' injure the republican party, and
"when in the booth at the election,
with your conscience and your God,
you will stand for the republican
party and let nothing interfere."
Accepting the office of chairman,
(Concluded on Pass 8. Column 3.)
&60O R.S.ASON "CZZ- '-,
WmY VME. CAN r 1Z -T r '
i I . J '
Man, Wife" and Another Man
Land in Hands of Police ; '.Air
ing Tomorrow "Promised.
The "eternal triangle" landed three
persons man, wife and "the other
man" In the hands of the police
yesterday afternoon and provided a
thrill lor hundreds of pedestrians
and autolsts in the vicinity of Fifth
and Morrison etreeta.
The three were J. I Miller, his
wife, Mrs. Olive L. Miller, and W. L.
Duvall. According to the story
which Miller told Police Captain
Lewis, Duvall has been paying at
tentions to Mrs. Miller for some
time. Yesterday the husband saw the
couple in an automobile on Morrison
street. He leaped on the running
board and commenced a fight when
Traffic Policeman Larson, seeing
the affray, deserted his semaphore
and arrested the trio. '
Miller's bail was set at $20, which
he furnished. Mrs. Miller was re
leased on her own recognizance.
Duvall, lacking $50, went to JaiL
Several hours later Mrs. Miller ap
peared at the desk at headquarters
and deposited the $50 necessary for
the release of Duvall. -
The affair will be threshed out be
fore Judge Ekwall Monday.
Supplying Liquor to Party in
Fatal Wreck Held Not Proved.
ASTORIA, Or., June 24. (Special.)
Philfp Price, an employe of the
Whistle inn, was acquitted by a jue
tice court jury this afternoon on a
charge of selling liquor to the mem
bers of an automobile party which
was in a wreck on the night of Juno
16, when two women and one man
were killed.
The members of the Jury added
a note to the verdict, stating that
in their opinion there is no doubt
that intoxicating liquor was sold to
the party; but that the state had
failed to show that Price either sold
or served the liquor.
The trials of Frank Holland and
Sam Stotter, proprietors of the
Whistle Inn, on , similar charge
were set for hearing, next Tuesday
Maximum Temperature Yester
day Recorded as 88 Degrees.
Fair " weather1 will continue for
several days, in the opinion of the
district forecaster. The lowest tem
perature yesterday, 62 degrees, was
higher than ordinarily, indicating
more consistent warm weather.
rAt the present time the. state is
7.2 inches- short of normal rainfall,
but Forecaster Wells declared there
is small probability of . rain for
several days at least. , The highest
temperature yesterday was 88 de
grees, and the day was marked by
a fall in relative humidity. At S
A. M.'it was 65 per cent, at noon 41
per cent and at 5 P. M. 30 -per cent.
Winds will continue from the north
and northeast. ' . -
Patience Gone After 57 Years'
Effort to Find Husbaifd. ,
NEW YORK, June 24. Mrs. Anna
Dolan of Cambridge, Mass., for 57
years has been trying to get the war
department to tell her what became
of her husband, Patrick Dolan, after
he was mustered out at City Point,
Va., in 1865. , .
Today she instituted an equity
suit in federal district court here to
recover damages from the' United
States government for injury to her
feelings. "
Executive Week-End Guest at Mc
Lean Country Home.
WASHINGTON, D. C, June 24.
President Harding left Washington
tonight with a party to epend a
week end near Leesburg, Va., at the
country home of Edward B. McLean.
He is not expected to return until
Sunday night.
Way to Solve Ward Mur
der Offered.
Sir Arthur, Happy Over Re
1 ception, Sails( Home.
Noted Author Expected to Visit
America Again Next Year.
Prohibition Is Praised.
NEW YORK. "June 24. (Special.)
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, novelist,
lecturer and advocate' of spiritual
ism, who has been in this country
four months lecturing on spiritual
ism and psychic problems, sailed to
day for home on the White Star
steam Adriatic bound for Liverpool.
He was accompanied by Lady Doyle
and his three children, "Billy," his
little, girl, and Dennis and Malcolm,
his two boys.
Sir Arthur was all smiles because
of his receptloji here. He was more
than pleased at the interest shown
in the cause of spiritualism in this
country, which he said was greater
than he anticipated. He thought
the cause of spiritualism suffered
to some extent because of lack of
centralization of effort. The same
condition obtained in England and
the continent, he said. When the
process of centralization of the
movement grows the cause will
grow in leaps and bounds, he
thought. As to spiritualistic mat
ters, he said nothing other than he
has said many times on the lecture
platform and in private conversa
tion. , - - .
Psychic Detective Suggested.
He was asked If he thought
spiritualism or psychic Investiga
tion would help solve the problem
of the Ward case. To this question
he replied that it was quite, possible
to solve the hidden mysteries as to
the-, motive for " the shooting of
Peters, but that In the -use of a
medium for such "work the medium
would have to be a person who was
in direct sympathy with Peters, the
murdered boy. Then again a psy
chic detective put to work
on the case to a great advantage.
Sir Arthur Bald that he did not
care to discuss the case in detail
because he had not studied it close
enough, but from surface indications
it looked to him like blackmail and
its promptings.
. ' English . Medium Cited.
Sir' Arthur told of an English
medium. Van Burgh' by name, who
he thought was at present in the
United States, who took the clothing
of a missing man and was placed
in a trance. .In that state Van
Burgh described the missing man
and told where the body of the man
could be found, drowned among
some lily pads. The location was so
vividly described that the police had
no difficulty in identifying the spot..
. "I discovered many very sensitive
mediums in the United States," said
Sir Arthur, "and attended many
seances. Some were interesting in
deed and some I found to be frauds.
I came across one young girl who
has been in spiritualistic communi
cation with Professor Henry James
and Professor Heary Hyslop. This
young girl while in communication
with the two professors spoke in
highly technical terms used by these
men, which were totally unknown
to her, and used involved sentences
not in the compass of her vocabu
lary. I received good advice from
Professor Hyslop as to the methods
of properly conducting spiritualistic
seances." - -v
Sir Arthur was greatly Impressed
by what he saw of the workings of
prohibition In this country. - .
"I think the liquor traffic will be
(Concluded on Page 2, Column I.)
Fully 2000 Southern Oregon Folk
Will Hear Music Broadcast '
to Grayback Mountain. s --r;
Four artists,' vocal and instru
mental, will take part In a radio
concert to be broadcast from The
Oregonlan tower tonight between 7
and 8 o'clock, which will be listened
to, beside the regular radio audience,
by 2000 persons cf southern Oregon
assembled on Grayback mountain In
connection with the Oregon caves
jubilee, which will mark the open
ing of the highway to the marble
caves In Josephine county. '
Those contributing to the pro
gramme are Dorothy Lewis, mezzo
contralto; Elbert L. Bellows, tenor;
Kathleen Jordan, violinist,' and
Stephen Whitford pianist Each
artist will contribute from two to
four solos and a short talk relative
to the marble caves will be broad
cast. , . t
Dorothy Lewis' voice is new to
Portland radio fans. She recently re
turned to Portland from three years'
work on vaudeville circuits, and has
a mezzo-contralto voice that is re
markable for its tone and volume.
Assisted at the piano by Mrs. Aa W.
Stone, she will sing "My Heart at
Thy Sweet Voice," from "Samson
and Delilah," "I Pass oy Your Win
dow," "At Dawning" ( and "Picca
ninny Rose."
Kathleen Jordan, violinist, is an
other new radio performer, although
her playing has been heard from th
concert and theater stages. She will
play - Lemare's "Andantino" and
"Indian Lament" (Dvorak-Kreisler)
(Concluded on Page 15, Column 1.)
The Weather. -
YESTERDAYS Maximum temp&rature,
S degrees; minimum, 62 degrees.
TODAY'S Fair; continued warm; north
erly winds.
Editorial. Section 3. page 8
Dramatic. Section 4, page 4.
Moving picture news. Section 4, page 1.
Real estate and building news. Section
8, page 10.
Churches. Section 5, page 2.
Books. Section 5, page S.
Automobiles. Section 9. .
Music. Section 4, page 10. :
Chess and checkers. . Section 4, page 11.
Radio.: Section 5, page 0.
Garden. Section 5, page 9. ...
Women's Features. :
Society. Section 3, page 1.
Women's activities. Section 3, page ft.
Fashions. Section 5. pages 1 and 4.
Miss Tingle's column. Section; 5, page 1.
Madame- Riphet's column. Section 6,
pttge 1, ..r - -. W- -
Auction bridge. Section 5, page 3. ; - '
Special Features.
Science discovers tears kill germa. Mag
azine section, page t.
Mountain climbing ten minutes from
Broadway. Magazine section, page 2.
"Eileen" fiction feature. Magazine sec
tion section, page 8.
News of world as seen by camera. Mag
azine section, page 4.
Hill's cartoons, "nong 'tis : Mortals."
Magazine section, page 6.
Why "fair weather" marriage doesn't
- pay. Magazine section, . page 6.
Thought photography startles science.
Magazine section, pago 7.
Iove troubles of "perfect" lover. Mag
azine section, page 8.
Romance announced In festival court.
Section 3, page 9.
Photographic, review of Rose Festival.
Section 4, pages 6, 7, 8 and 9.
Memorial to Lincoln as gift for genera
tions. Section 4, page IL
Darling's cartoons on topics of the day.
Section 4, page 7.
Prominent women. Section 5, page 8.
Margot Asquith surprised at newspapers.
Section 5, page 9. . s
Flappers heads too large, .aaya Elinor
Glyn. Section 5, page 10.
England is upset by Wilson murder. Sec
tion 1, page 15. ,
Allies all ready at The Hague to meet
Russians. Section 1, page 9.
Save Vienna, says Maximilian Harden in
appeal to Americans. Section 1, page 8.
Irish crisis likely to come auickly. Sec
tion 1, page 5.
Dr. Walter Rathenau, Gorman foreign
minister, is assassinated. Section 1,
page 1. '
Sun Yat Sen defies leaders at Pekin.
Section 1. page 2,
Japan deoides to 'evacuate Siberia. Sec
tion 1, page 2.
Franco-British ties strengthened, says
Tardieu. Section 1. page 7.
King George and Tafts dine with Har
veys. Section 1, page 1.
Venus may be inhabited, says official of
Smithsonian institution. Section 1,
page 13. , ! ,
Country faces coal shortage. Section 1,
page 14.
Cabinet officers want new right. Section
1, page 4. -
Republican called in to put down one
man filibuster by Vogt. Section 1,
page 14.
S7 W 0?
Chief Justice Only Man at Party
to Wear Evening Clothes.
Police Guard House.
LONDON, June 24 (By the Asso
ciated Press.) With the Wilson
tragedy . fresh In mind, the police
took amazing precautions to guard
the king and queen, the membersvof
the cabinet and other prominent
personages who attended the
American ambassador's dinner to
night. Groups of Scotland Yard
men in every manner of disguise
were deployed in doorways, alleys
and obscure corners, and fully S00
special detectives patrolled the
streets- for a radius of several
blocks around the Harvey residence,
almost as much an object of Interest
as the Wilson home nearby.
Hundreds of curious waited out
side to catch a glimpse of the dis
tinguished guests. Detectives were
on all sides when Premier Lloyd
George alighted from his automo
bile, and the other members of the
cabinet were similarly safeguarded.
The gathering lasted until after
midnight, the king and queen re
maining until the end, which is un
usual, as the sovereigns were never
known to remain to such a late
hour at previous dinners.
The scene within the ambassa
dor's house resembled a glittering
spectacle of mld-Vlctorian days.
A'l the men, with the exceo'lon of
Chief Justice Taft, Were attired in
knee breeches and the British guests
carried jeweled swords. Many deco
rations and foreign insignia were
worn and the prime minister with
- (Concluded on Page 15, Column 2.)
Women democrats out to get funds. Sec-
lion l, page 7. -
Governor Small freed by Jury. Section 1,
Page 6. ,
Rail divorce case set for October. Sec
tion 1, page 1.
Chicago booms Carter Harrison for may
or. Section 1, page 5. -
Labor turns down reds programme. Sea-
uon i, page 4.
Fresh mine outbreaks expected. Section
J. page 6.
Six initiative measures face collapse in
siate. oi Washington. Section 3,
page 6.
Citizen soldiers enjoy recreation. Section
-- 1, page b. v -
Idaho; parties priming for fight for state
government control. Section 1, page 8.
Sports. '
Westerman defeats Henry Neer and wins
junior tennis title, Section 2. page 2.
Plsy at WimbiedoH opens "tomorrow. Sec
. tion 2, itage B, -. .
Pacific coast trap tournament will be
held next mouth. Section 2, page 5.
Pacific Coast league results: At Vernon
7, Portland 4; at Sacramento 3, San
Francisco 5; at Oakland 0, Seattle 9;
at Salt Lake 8, Los Angeles 1. Section
page 1.
Whiskaway again beats Morvich. Sec
tion 2,. page 1. 4
Many stars to vie for Oregon golf title.
section a, page 4.
Northwest swimming and diving title
meet postponed till August 5. Sec-
-tion 2, page 3.
Navy boxers carry off honors at open
air ngnt tournament. Section z.
page .
Major league results. Section 2, page
Rivers to fight Harper Tuesday. Section
a, page 2.
Dempsey -Georges bally-hoo lets up. Sec
tion z, page a.
Giants and Yanks lose .road games. Sec
f ion 2, . page 4. ...
Six varsity crews clash tomorrow. Section
z page o.
Commercial and Marine.
Close cleanup of white wheat in north
west. Section 1, page 18.
Chicago wheat weaker owing to rain re
ports. Section 1, page 19.
Bond market narrow but generally firm.
section l, page i.
Owner agrees to sell land for pier shed.
Section 1, page 18.
Steamship Iowan ready to leave drydock.
section i, page 17. '
New York buyers bull rail stocks. Section
1, page 10. ,
Portland and Vicinity.
Full sum decreed State bank savings
creditors. Section 1, page 9.
Crowd thrilled by triangular bout pulled
oft in automobile. Section 1, page 1.
Roosevelt-high school dedicated. Section
.1 page 1.
State republican committee to support
tun ticket, section l, page l.
Miss Robertson against primary. Section
1, page 10.
The Oregonlan will broadcast concert to
Marble caves jubilee. Section 1, page 1.
Trial of Russell Hecker, alleged mur
derer, opens at Oregon City Tuesday.
Section l, page lli.
Street vacation for terminal agreed on.
Section 1, page 12. . .
Adventlsts campmeeting is great success.
Section 1, page 12.
Human society scores stockmen. Section
2, page 6. -
HE 15 MY
German Minister Victim
of Assassins.
Hand Grenades Also Thrown
by Murderers.
Flag on Embassy Drops to Half
Mast When News-of Death of
Leader Is Received.
BERLIN, June 24. (By the Asso
ciated Press.) Dr. Walter Rath
enau, German forelgrn minister, and
more closely identified than any
other German with the efforts for
rehabilitation of his country since
the war, was shot and killed by two
or more unknown assassins while on
his way. from his residence this
morning to the foreign office.
The minister was subjected to a
veritable hail of bullets, one of
them striking him in the throat
and passing upward t ttfe brain
while others struck him in various
parts of the body. Hand-grenades
also were thrown, almost wrecking
the car in which Dr. Rathenau Was
riding and inflicting further injuries
on the minister.
Government 1 Aroused.
Chancellor Wirth's government
tonight marshaled the nation's ele
ments to the defense of the young
German republic and organized
labor, represented in both socialist
parties; again was first to buckle
bn the armor, just as it did during
the Kapp revolt. Announcement
was made that the government
would establish extraordinary courts
for the trial of nationalist plotters
and that state of emergency for
Prussia would be proclaimed.
All regimental reunions and mili
taristic demonstrations are to be
prohibited. Yet. despite vociferous
cries ,of r "long live the republic,"
which resounded - th.ough the
reichstag chamber at the close of a
memorial session to Rathenau to
day, thoughtful men of all ranks
and parties were silently but
gravely apprehensive for the na
Dinger Fully Realized.
While the heat of resentment and
partisan feeling has not yet suffi
ciently cooled to warrant a sure ap
praisal of the direction in which, the
political effect of Rathenau's assas
sination wilt spread, yet this much
is certain the goverhment is facing
a far more precarious situation than
it did when nationalist bullets
struck down Erzberger in the Black
fores(. 1 months ago.
The emotion which marked the
brief addresses of Chancellor Wirth
and President Loebe before the
reichstag reflected sentiments which
were shared by many others, while
the rioting of the radicals through
out what was to have been a de
corous memorial to the dead foreign
minister reflected the feeling of
unrelenting vengeance vowed in be
half of the German proletariat.
Never did the reichstag witness
such scenes of turbulence and exe
crations. Dr. Karl Helfferich, the
nationalist leader, who attacked Dr.
Rathenau in a savage speech In the
reichstag yesterday, sat curled up
in his seat far to the right of the
house. He appeared to be in a very
depressed and somewhat fearful
state. --
Session Turbulent One.
President Loebe had difficulty in
getting the session- under way, as
the radicals swarmed over to the
right, threatening Helfferich and
other nationalists, who volunteered
to come to his rescue.
Chancellor Wirth, who. stepped
down from the government bench in
(Concluded on Pre 6. Column 1.)
Central and Southern Pacific Are .
Suggested as Component Units i
of Single Company.
WASHINGTON, D. C. June 24.
The interstate commerce commission
in a notice today declared that it
would probably take up some time
in October in its general railroad
consolidation hearing the matter of
the Southern Pacific and Central
Pacific railroad, merger, recently
declared illegal by the supreme
court. Meanwhile the commission
cannot consider requests that it in
tervene to bring about some altera
tion in the situation precipitated by
the decision.
The Central Pacific and the South
ern Pacific under consolidation plans
before the commission are sug
gested as component units of a
single merged company.. This com
pany wouTd be one of the 19 large
railroad systems into which, .under
the consolidation plan, all major
railroads are to be thrown. The
dates and places of hearings which
may affect the Central Pacific case,
said the notice today, will be an
nounced well in advance but have
not beef! definitely fixed as yet.'
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Foulkes and
Daughter to Take Trip.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Foulkes. and
daughter, Miss Lucy Eoulkcs, will
leave this afternoon for a three
months' trip to Wales, where Mr.
and Mrs. Foulkes were bom. The
family has been resident in Ore
gon since 1S72, coming to Portland
m 1884. They will go east over the
Canadian Pacific railway and will
sail for Europe July 8.
Mr. Foulkes is known locally as
the Lloyd George of the Welshl
colony and he has five children here,
with one son in San Francisco. One
son, David Foulkes, is mechanical
superintendent of The Oregonlan.
While in Wales the party will .visit
a sister of Mr. Foulkes and a brother
of Mrs. Foulkes.
Pneumonic Plague Reported to
Be Raging in Foochow. .
SHANGHAI, June 24. (By the As
sociated Press.) An outbreak of
pneumonic plague in Foochow is re
ported by Rev. Dr. C. M. Lacey, ar
riving here from Foochow.
The plague has not. yet reached
epidemic proportions, he said, but
has already taken the lives of two
medical missionaries. Br. Edmond
Fellgws Lawson and Dr. Marcus Mc
Kenzie contracted the disease while
attending the oick, and diedv
j ,
Recall of Prosecutor as Well as
Sheriff Is Wanted. .
ASTORIA, Or., June 24. (Special.)
The executive committee of the
Astoria Law Enforcement league,
which has indorsed the movement
for the recall of Ole Nelson, sheriff,
also has adopted a resolution favor
ing the recall of L. O. Erickson, dis
trict attorney.
The matter will be considered at
a meeting of the league to be held
next Friday.
Death Threatened Unless Alleged
Murderer Is Freed.
WHITE PLAINS, N. T., June 24.
Supreme Court Justice Morschauser,
who has held several hearings in the
case of Walter S. Ward, . charged
with the murder of Clarence Peters,
has received a threatening letter
warning him that he would be shot
unless Ward were freed.
Receipt of the letter was an
nounced today. .
Publisher Improving, but Is Still
Confined to His Bed.
LONDON, June 24. Lord North-
cliffe, says a statement issued today
from the Carmelite house, where h
Id a vat-i.Tlt 4 TnllP.h imnrflVAli.
The publisher is still confined o
his bed.
i H JL-A ' ' i " -r- s
Roosevelt Building Cere
mony Impressive.
President's Last Message
Read to Crowds.
Fifth Great Classical Institution
of City to Be Copied After
Franklin High.
Marked by the formal dedicatory
ceremony of the Masonic grand
lodge and made even more impres
sive by the reading of the note of
appreciation sent by Edith Kermit
Roosevelt, widow of one of the
greatest of presidents, to the board
of directors of school district No. 1
from her Sagamore Hill residence in
New York, the cornerstone for the
fifth great classical high school of
the city was laid yesterday after
noon. Roosevelt high school will not
only live long in the hearts of the
people of St. Johns as the symbol of
American education, but it will be
revered in memory of Theodore
Roosevelt. The ceremony, a tribute
to a president, was typical of true
Thanks Are Kxpressed. ,
"Please express my thanks to the
board of directors for having chosen
my husband's name for their new
school," read the message from Mrs.
Rousevelt, "I shall be glad if you see
fit to read the enclosed quotation at
your opening."
And amid the silent tribute while
men "stood with bared heads and.
tears glistened In women's eyes,
W. F. Woodward, school director,
read this last publio statement- of
Theodore Roosevelt: "There must be
no lagging back in the fight for
Americanism. If an immigrant
comes here he shall be treated on
an 'equality with everyone else re
gardless of his creed or birthplace
or origin. This is predicated upon a
man being In very fact an American
and nothing but an American.
Divided Allegiance Impossible.
"There cannot be divided alle
giance at all. We have room in this
country for but one flag the Amer
ican flag; we have room for but one
language the English language;
we Jiave room for but one soul loy
alty and that Is loyalty to the Amer
ican people."
Hundreds of people from St. Johns
and many from Portland stood for
an hour in the heat while the cere
mony was tn progress. Officals of
the grand lodge of Masons weTe in
charge of the ceremony. Captain
George L. Edmonstone, superin
tendent of properties of school dis
trict No. 1, was acting grand mas
ter. The authorized acting grand
lodge officers in their regalia head
ed a parade through the streets of
St. Johns. In the parade was the
entire membership of Doric lodge,
No. 132, of St. Johns, the St. Johns
district police force, headed by
Lieutenant R- L Crane as grand
marshal of the day, and the Masonic
Crowd Gather at Siand.
.Arriving at the'new high school
building, which is located at the
corner of Alma and Ida streets, just
off Lombard street, southeast of St.
Johns, the grand lodge officials
marched to the platform while the
members of the St. Johns lodge and
Portland visitors and the populace
of St. Johns gathered close about
the stand. Rev. Oswald W. Taylor,
as grand chaplain, led the prayer.
After the formal ceremony, W. G.
Wharton, grand tyler, declared the
cornerstone officially laid. .
William F. Woodward, member
of the Portland school board, gave
an address upon Theodore Roose-
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