The Sunday Oregonian. (Portland, Ore.) 1881-current, October 01, 1922, Section One, Image 1

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Section One
1Q4 Pages
Nine Sections
Entered a.t Portland (Oregon
PoatoffW its Scord-c!-n Matter.
Erenkeui Is Evacuated
By Turk Forcas
AGGREGATE $18,544,330.
II H I FA (HUT1! seven persons hurt
H. n. LLn UUMiJ ,N traffic SMASHES
Kema! Is Reported to Be
Ready to Meet Allies in
Peace Parley.
Large Force of English In
fantry Is Landed in
Constantinople:, sept. 30.
(By the Associated Press.) Th
Ketmalists have evacuated Eren
Keul. and the British now control
the whole coast of the narrows
from ghanalt to Kara Bournou. The
latter point possf-sses an excellent
key, enablinc warships to anchor
in deep water.
The mission of M. Franklin
Bouillon to Smyrna, where he went
to confer with Kemal Pasha, has
been successful, according to an
nouncement by the iFrench officials
here. lie is coming to Constan
tinople tomorrow by the cruiser
Melz, probably to consult with Gen
eral Harington.
Censorship la Established.
The British have established a
wartime censorship. Hereafter the
.-nention of names of regiments.
! heir strength and destinations will
be prohibited.
Mustapha Kemal Pasha's note in
reply to the second request from
General Harington for the with
drawal of the Keinalist troops from
. he Chenak zone, in which the Turk
ish nationalist leader said his forces
would be withdrawn "slightly" if
the British were prepared to with
draw their. forces also, read as fol
lows: '1 have the honor to acknowledge
the receipt of your telegram dated
September 27,
Atrocities Are Alleged.
Tou can easily appreciate the ex
tent to which we have been moved
by the atrocities and acts of vio
lence which continue in Thrace.
"On the. other hand, with regard
to the sending away of the Greek
fleet from Constantinople, which
will influence the military situa
tion, we desire proof that it will
not be allowed to return.
"We would also like to hope that
you will give up the measures of
extraordinary coercion adopted by
the forces of occupation towards
the inhabitants of Constantinople
as well as the prohibition upon
shipping to all ports In Anatolia.
"So far as the proposed acts of
destruction in Constantinople, as
well as In Chanak. are concerned.
It is illegal to destroy property,
while the arms and ammunition
also belong to us.
"Notwithstanding the unilateral
decision taken without our consent
as a new measure, in order to
rvoid misunderstandings we have
given orders to the officer com
manding our troops at Chanak for
our troops to remain in the local
ities wherein they now are and to
avoid giving rise to incidents.
'Should you be prepared to with
draw your forces from the Asiatic
coast, in the same way as the
French and the Italians, we are
prepared to give forth with orders
to our forces which are on the
coast of the straits to withdraw
slightly and to content themselves
with re-establishing the civil ad
ministration and the police.
"Although I 'am returning to An.
f ora In order to get in touch with
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' J pr ' jT I 1 " IHE. HAY FEVER. VICTIM VAYS : FM-t '
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German Shipyards Assert Ability
to Build Craft Suitable
for Polar Trip.
BERLIN. Sept. 30. (By the Asso
elated Press.) "To the north pole
in a U boat." This is the slogan be
hind a project launched by Dr. An
schuetz-Kaempf, inventor of the
spinning compass, which is being in
creasingly used in the world's ship
pings after distinguishing itself on
German submarines during the war.
The German shipyards have re
plied favorably to an inquiry by Dr.
Anschuetz-Kaempf as to whether
they could build a suitable U-boat
for a polar expldition. He specified
a submarine of 500 tons, manned by
eight men with a cruising radius
of 10,00 rrtiles, capable of remaining
submerged 15 hours at a time. Her
capacity would be sufficient to hold
provisions and equipments for two
The promoter -of the project be
lieves such a submarine could reach
the pole more quickly than any
other style of craft.
Bride Knows Nothing of Action
Against Dr. Earl Connell.
(By Chicago Tribune Leased Wire.)
CHICAGO, Sept. 30. Three days
a bride, the wife of Dr. Karl Con
nell of Omaha. Neo., spent part of
today in her room at the Drake
notel, assuring interested question
ers that there wasr entirely no foun
dation to the $50,000 breach of
promise suit fHed, according to a
dispatch, by another woman against
her husband 24 hours after he was
The complainant, who alleges that
Dr. Connell broke a promise to
marry her when he married his
present bride, was Violet Johnstone
of New York, according to the
dispatch. .
It's entirely without foundation,
of course," said Mrs. Connell. "I
donf know the girl I never met
her all that is way back in his
life, anyway. His attorneys will
take care of it for him. No. my
husband isn't here. He's out."
J. E. Lillard or Albany Is Victim
of Crash With Vehicle.
SALEM. Or., Sept. 30. (Special.)
J. E. Llllard, traffic officer for
the city of Albany, was brought
to a Salem hospital today suffering
from serious injuries of the head
and bruises of the body. Mr. Lillard
was on his way to Portland by
motorcycle and had reach a point
near Woodburn when his machine
crashed into gasoline motor car
on the lines of the Southern Pacific.
When picked up Mr. Lillard was
unconscious and it was first feared
that he had suffered from. a frac
ture of the skull. Physicians said
that Mr. Lillard would be com
pelled to remain in the hospital for
several days.
Day in Jail and .$1 Fine Ordered
for Criticising Court Opilnon.
DES MOINES, la., Sept. 30. Aus
tin Haines, editor of the Des Moines
News, today was sentenced to one
day in jail and fined 81 by District
Court Judge Hume for criticising an
opinion handed down by the judge
several months ago in connection
with the recent attempted repeal of
street car franchise ordinances.
Haines" attorneys announced that
an appeal would be taken to the su
preme court, despite the editor's
insistence that he was ready to be
gin his jail sentence at once.
Six Xon-Permanent Members of
League Council Elected.
GENEVA, Sept. 30. (By the Asso
ciated Press.)The third assembly
of the League of Nations adjourned
sine die at 5 o'clock this afternoon.
The six non-permanent members
of the council of the league were
elected today by the assembly. They
are Brazil. Spain, Uruguay. Bel
gium, Sweden and China. Forty-
live states voted.
It was the first time such an
election had been decided on the
first ballot.
The assembly also adopted the
new scheme for apportionment of
the expenses of the league.
Campaign irvy$tates
On .Krnest.
Character of Next Congress
Up to People.
Condition Counted Favorable to
Republicans; Farmers, on
Other Hand, Unhappy.
(Copyrtght. 1922. by New York Evening
i'ost. Inc. Fubtisbed by Arranemem.
WASHINGTON, D. C, Sept. 30.
(Special.) With the one exception
of Rhode Island, all the party pri
maries and party conventions have
been held; all the candidates for the
senate- in the 33 states, in which
there will be senatorial elections
have been named, and all the nom
inations for congress in all the
states have been completed.
We are, therefore, fully launched
on the campaign, and it is possible
to make a preliminary survey of
the conditions and personalities in
volved, the issues which will figure
in the contest and the status of
public feeling, partly local and
partly general, which, more' - than
anything else, will determine the
First of all, the state of business.
For the moment, with some ex
ceptions to be mentioned later, this
favorable to the republicans.
Labor is generally employed, and
at rising wages. Some months ago.
when the republican party managers
first surveyed the situation and dug
into conditions, they said among
themselves that by election day thers
would not be an unemployed man in
the country who was willing to
work. A little later on, when the
two strikes threatened to affect fuel
and transportation in such a way
aa to throw industry out of joint
on a large scale, these same re
publican managers had some fear
lest this hope might not be fulfilled.
Now, however, the strikes are out
of the way and labor is as fully em
ployed as it wants to be. In fact,
large employers are finding it nec
essary to raise wages in order to
keep their men. Just- last week, in
deed, some of us in Washington ob
served one of those fugitive but'
pregnant' incidents indexes of in
dustrial conditions which we had
not formerly noticed since the war;
namely, the agent of a northern cor
poration passing through Washing
ton on his way to Alabama to try to
steal away some negro labor and
take it north.
So far as. labor is concerned, its
condition is such as to make al
together unlikely that kind of un
employment and discontent which
would cause it to vote against the
party in power. But it is chiefly of
labor alone that this Is so. The em
ployer of labor has a different story
to tell. His mines and factories and
railroads are for the most part busy,
but they are busy at rising wages.
Employers and heads of big 'cor
porations are not confident that
they are making money and arep
prehenslve about the final net re
sults of their current operations.
The dislocation caused by the inter
ruption of fuel and transportation
will show its effects on the books of
corporations for many months to
some. The employers and corpora
tion heads are, in fact, rather
acutely discontented with the ad
ministration. This discontent has expressed
itself in campaign "contributions, or,
rather, in the lack of them, and In
the site of the party funds for the
management f the campaign. When
the republican managers were so
liciting contributions they had fre
quent experiences of pointed re
fusal. At one time a solicitor of
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Increase Is 40 Per Cent Over
1921; Bank Clearings and
Postal Receipts Gain. ,
Building activity In Portland this
year will break all records in the
city's history.. This was apparent
yesterday when the city building in
spector's office announced that the
aggregate of permits issued for the
first nine months had reached the
sum of S18.544.330. The previous
record was in 1910 when permits
totaled 120,886,202 for 12 months.
Records for the first nine months
of 1822 ending- yesterday showed a
gain of more than' 40 per cent over
th same period of last year.
Permits In September totaled 1890
with an aggregate value of 11,530,
195. Of this number 283 permits
were for the erection of residences,
aggregating 81,002,655. Permits in
September of last year numbered
1571 with a valuation of 81,789.195.
The poorer showing for September
of 1922 is attributed largely to a
shortage of cement which held up
many building jobs.
The, commercial and financial ac
tivities of Portland showed strength
in September, though the country
generally suffered due to the rail
road and coal strikes.
Bank clearings for September
totaled $142,652,947.52 compared with
8141,181,490.38 for the same month
last year, a gain of 81.471,457.14.
Postal receipts showed a gain of
20.8 per cent during the last month
over September of 1921.
Water Colors and - Photographic
Work Make l"p Fine Display.
An exhibition of water color
painting and photographic art work
will be held this week at the studio
home of C. Ford Richardson, Art
cliff, situated on tile Milwaukle
highway. Just before crossing the
bridge into the town of Milwaukle.
The water colors are the work of
J. Marion Crook, fellow of the Royal
salon of London. England, who has
exhibited in Portland and notably at
the Portland Chamber of Commerce.
The exhibition is open t the pub
lic between the hours of 10 A. M.
and 4 P. M. and 7 P. M. to 9 P. M.,
and continuing all week. '
Two in Race for Seats In Aber
deen, Wash., Council.
ABERDEEN, Wash., Sept. 30.
Two women filed for seats in the
city council this morning, marking
the second local invasion of munici
pal politics by women. Mrs. Rose
Messer seeks the second ward seat,
and Mrs. Charles Buck that of the
Another woman is expected to file
Monday. The primary will be No
vember 6.
Little Rhode's Capital Declared
Drunker Than Ever.
PROVIDENCE, R. I., Sept. 30.
Drunkenness in Providence has in
creased 85 per cent since 1919, when
prohibition first became effective.
Official figures, of the police com
mission of this city make this
Pennsylvania System Contracts
for 170,000 Tons Xext Year.
Pennsylvania railroad system today
announced it had contracted for
170,000 tons of steel rails for deliv
ery next year.
The 1922 contract amounted to
160,000 tons.
Unsettled Weather Predicted for
Oregon and Washington.
WASHINGTON, D. C, Sept. 30.
Weather outlook for the week be
ginning Monday for Pacific states is:
Generally fair In California, un
settled and occasional showers in
Washington and Oregon, normal
iim io5.o
Cargo Is to Be Lightered In Ef
fort to Float and Re
pair Steamer.
SEATTLE, Wash., Sept. SO. The
Alaska Steamship company's steam
er Ketchikan struck an iceberg In
Icy strait, Alaska, at 2 o'clock this
morning and was beached.
None of the crew or SO was in
jured, according to wireless advices
received here.
Icy strait is between Cape Spencer
and Juneau in Southeastern Alaska.
The Ketchikan was beached in
Pints, cove, near Point Adolphus.
the radio messages stated.
The vessel was southward bound
to Seattle from Port AJthrop, on
Prince William sound, with a cargo
of 3000 tons of salmon, herring and
ore. There were no passengers
Barges ' are being sent from Ju
neau and Petersburg, Alaska, to
lighter the cargo of the steamship
Dispatches from Juneau stated
that the Ketchikan would be able
to proceed to Seattle on her own
power after being lightered and re
ceiving temporary repairs.
The Ketchikan, formerly known
as the Eureka, is a steel steamer
of 2373 gross tons, built in Loraine,
Ohio, in 1899. The vessel Is 237.S
feet lontf, 42 feet beam and 23.4 feet
Icy strait, near Point Adolphus,
was the scene of a similar accident
several years ago when the Alaska
Steamship company's freighter Yuc
atan struck a drifting iceberg and
was beached to avoid sinking.
Xobody Wants to Accept Office in
Gresham; Sleeting Called. f
Nobody wants to be mayor of
Gresham, yet Gresham wants and
needs a mayor. There is no doubt
that a mayor is a necessary fixture,
so a citizens' mass meeting has
been called for October 11 in Metz
Kefs hall to consider the dilemma
and to choose somebody to fill the
The present mayor, K. A. Miller.
has declard that due to press of
business he will not accept for an
other term. Other business men
have made known thoir disinclina
tion to take the office.
Three positions on the council
seem likewise to be about to go
World's Egg-Laying ' Record Is
Broken by White Leghorn.
SANTA CRUZ, Cal., Sept. 30. The
world's egg-laying record was
broken here today, according to of
ficials of the California Farm Bu
reau federation, when "Columbia
Belle," a White Leghorn hen belong
ing to Alexander Stewart of Santa
Cruz laid her 324th egg on the last
day of a farm bureau contest that
has been in progress for a year
The former record was 315 eggs
in a year, made in 1921, by a pure
White Leghorn from the Hollywood
poultry farm of Hollywood. Wash.
Fort Smith & Western Signs
Agreement With Strikers.
MUSKOGEE, Okla., Sept. 30. The
Fort Smith & Western railroad has
signed an agreement with its strik
ing shopmen and they will return
to work at 6 o'clock Monday morn
ing, according to United States
Marshal Henry Cooper.
He said today he would withdraw
all his guards on the road at that
Secretary Fall Signs Order for
10,000-Acre Project.
Washington, D. C, Sept. 30. An
order opening to settlement on Octo
ber 27 10,000 acres of tule lands
under the Klamath irrigation proj
ect in Klamath county, Oregon, was
formally signed by Secretary of the
Interior Fall today.
Secretary Resigns to At-
' tend to Business.
Exhibit Will Have Profit in
Spite of Rains.
Portland Temple With Patrol and
Band Attends Display; Pats
on Drills for Visitors. ;
SALEM, Or., Sept. 30. (Special.)
A. H. Lea. for the past seven years
secretary of the Oregon state fair
board, submitted his resignation to
the fair board at a meeting held
here tonight. Mr. Lea urged that
his resignation be made effective at
12 o'clock tonight, but out of cour
tesy for the board he agreed to re
main here for ten days in order to
dispose of all details in connection
with the fair that closed late today
When Mr. Lea first assumed the
secretaryship of the Oregon state
fair it was a miniature institution
and was not recognized by the
American Fair association. Today
It Is considered one of the great fair
institutions in the United States and
probably excels any show of its kind
west of Illinois.
Every Fair Shows Profit.
Every fair conducted under the
direction of Mr. Lea has returned a
profit to the state, and approxi
mately 8500.000 has been spent in
improvements during his adminis
tration. These improvements In
cluded the erection of the horse
show stadium, machinery building,
poultry building, band stand and
construction of all the present hard
surface Btreets and sidewalks. The
race track also has been Improved
materially under Mr. Lea's direc
tion, while numerous other minor
improvements are Included in his
The growth of exhibits at the fair
during the past seven years has
been remarkable, fair officials saM,
while the education features have
progressed by leaps and bounds. In
the language of one of Oregon's
foremost agricultural and livestock
promoters. Mr. Lea has built an In
stitution that will ever stand as a
monument to his untiring efforts.
Bulieu Kress Attention.
Mr. Lea said tonight that it was
necessary for him-to resign in or
der that he may give his personal
and business affairs proper atten
tion. He had intended to sever his
connection with the fair a few
months ago, out because of his
familiarity with the institution he
was urged by the board to remain
in office until the close of this
year's event.
It was said here tonight that Mrs.
Ella Wilson, for a number of years
assistant secretary of the fair board,
will be retained . In her present
When it became known tonight
that Mr. Lea had resigned he was
besieged by many livestock and
agricultural men and urged to re
consider his decision. This he re
fused to do, although he promised
his many friends that' he would
ever be found ready nd willing to
assist in maintaining the high
standard attained by the Oregon
state fair.
Following tonight's meeting of
the board It was announced that
another meeting will be held two
weeks hence. Whether Mr. Lea's
resignation will be accepted will be
determined 5 1 that time.
Fair In Successful.
Despite that It rained three days
during the past week the Oregon
state fair fo'r the year 1922 was a
financial success. This was an
nounced here tonight by A. H. Lea,
secretary of 'the fair board, when
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Series of Automobile Accidents
Keeps Police and Physicians
Busy Handling Situation.
Seven persons were Injured and
three drivers arrested, as ths re
sult of a series of automobile ac
cidents yesterday, which kept ths
police and physicians busy during
the afternoon. A horse and wagon
contested the right of way with
an automobile; another car, travel
ing 40 miles an hour, attempted
to beat a second machine at ""a
crossing; a drunken driver, pursued
by a policeman, crashed with a
car at a busy Intersection. While
no fatalities will result from the
mishaps, two persons, both elderly,
may be crippled for some time as
a result of the accidents.
Four persons were Injured ss a
result of the haste of J. J. Moore,
an undertaker, who lives st 436
East Forty-seventh street North
Moore, whose car was said to have
been traveling at a rate of 40 miles
an hour, was proceeding south '.n
East Forty-seventh street. Paul
Jones of Gladstone, with five pas
sengers In his machine, was going
west in East Halsey street.
Seeing that a collision was In
evitable, both drivers attempted to
turn off at right angles. The rear
of the cars, skidding, met with a
terrific Impact.
Mrs. Jennie Trant. 76. suffered a
broken arm; Mrs. Carrie Tate, her
daughter, was Injured in the chest;
Eva and Paul Jones, t and 12, re
spectively, were badly cut and
bruised. The four, passengers In
Jones' car, were taken to the home
of a relative,, Mrs. John Pearson.
578 East Sumner street. Verl Moore.
13. son of the driver of the other
car. was cut badly by flying glass.
Motorcycle Officer Mobley.' who
investigated the accident, held that
Moore had the right of way at the
Intersection, -but that his speed was
excessive. Accordingly he charged
the two drivers with reckless driv
ing. Both were released on the
promise to appear in court tomor
row. Bradford Smith, an elderly man
who resides at 5241 East Fifty-second
-street, was injured badly when
his one-horse wagon was struck by
an automobile at East Forty-second
and Holgate streets shortly before
noon. Smith was turning from
Forty-second into Holgate street
when an automobile registered to
Mrs. J. W. Smith of .Tlgard struck
the wagon and threw the driver to
the pavement. Smith, suffering
from a broken hip, was sent to the
Portland sanitarium. The driver of
the car failed to report the accident
by 6 P. M.. and Traffic Officer
Mobley, who Investigated the case,
was instructed to swear out a war
rant for the woman's arrest in case
she failed to appear at police head
quarters by noon today.
A. Dickson, 28 years old. a sales
man, went to Jail on a charge of
driving an automobile while Intoxi
cated after his car had rammed s
Lniachine driven by H. W. Wise. 1600
Heron street, at Broadway and Wil
liams avenue. In the afternoon. Po
lice Sergeant Clements, driving over
the Broadway bridge, observed Dick
son's erratic drivlngand gave chase.
Before he could catch up with his
man Dickson had driven his auto
nto the other car. Neither machine
was badly damaged.
J. P. Irvine, 859 Halsey street.
was run down and slightly Injured
at Fourth and Alder streets at
about 4 o'clock by a car driven by
Dan Erlckson, 704 Lovejoy street.
Irvine was taken to the police emer
gency hospital by Erickson and
after treatment sent to his home.
The driver was exonerated by the
police. ,
Whistle Awakens Citizens and
Heavy Damage Is Prevented.
DAVENPORT. Ia., Sept 30. The
warning whistle of a Rock Island
engine, drawing a fast freight train
through Wilton, la., at 3 o'clock this
morning, awakened the citizens and
prevented a big fire loss.
The blaze was checked at the
Swift Produce company's stores and
barn with a loss of 85000. The en
gineer saw the blaze, blew the
whistle and aroused the peopls.
Independent Rash Now
Breaking Out.
Old Practices Ditched, Old
Precedents Ignored.
Purpose Evidently Is lo Sap
Foundations of Party; Whole
Stale Sernm Affected.
Among the many queer quirts
which the campaign la Oregon Is de
veloping this year is the popping up
of Independent candidates like a
rash on the body politic. It Is a
most unusual occurrence for Inde
pendents to get Into the general
lection, for the primaries normally
iron out differences and. If sore
spots remain, thry dn not develop
Into independent candidacies.
As a rule a republican nomination
In this state, especially for a posi
tion In the legislature or a strictly
county office, is tantamount to f lec
tion. The man. or woman, who is
triumphant in the republican prl
marirs Is considered as good as
elected, and few there are who have
the temerity to blossom out in op
position as an independent asainst
a republican nominee.
This year, however, the staid and
familiar practices of politics are be
ing tossed to the vagrant winds and
precedents are bring disregarded. A
persistent and Insidluous under
ground movement Is In progress
which Is designed to rap the founda
tions of the republican paVty organ
ization. Politics Is certainly mak
ing strange bedfellows In thts cam
paign. Plan arefullr I.sld.
Without exception, the Independ
ents are being set up against repub
lican nominees, whether the office
be state or county. Slate Super
lntendent of Public Instruction
Churchill had no opposition In the
primaries, but a group of men in
Portland, assembled as 100 voters,
has nominated an Independent
against him. State Labor Commis
sioner Oram, who won the repub
lican nomination in May over oppo
sition, Is now confronted by an Inde
pendent, nominated .by the same
group of 10i that pitted nn inde
pendent against Mr. Churchill. And
the same group also nominated an
Independent for public service com
missioner against T. K. Campbell,
republican nominee. This' group
styled itself the Oregon Educational
Those who watch the ebb and (low
of politics are of the opinion that
this recent Independent movement
is a carefully worn! out plan that
the various mcetingM cf 100
voters In Portland and other places
are all part of an extensive pro
gramme. Observers claim to not a
connection between there various in
dependents, and what makes the
appearance of independent at the
eleventh hour the more noViccable -Is
that In past campaigns ruch can
didates were as scarce as whit
blackbirds. Their very number ban
aroused the suspicion tnat these In
dependents didn't "Just happen. "
inker onferenees Held,
The republican platform confer
ence was not the only conference
held In Portland recently. Delegates
from secret society lodges, which
are actively engaged In politics, alto
have been dropping Into town to talk
things over.
Roy W. Rltner. president of the
state senate, who was unopposed for
renomlnatlon in the republican pri
maries and who also received ths
democratic nomination .In L'matllht
county, has an Independent against
him. The same people who see
backing the Independent were epon-