The Oregon daily journal. (Portland, Or.) 1902-1972, March 17, 1919, Page 1, Image 1

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Public Dock Commission' Decides
for v Big Pier and - Floating
Drydgck for Portland Harbor.
Bond Issue Authorized at Last
. Election Will Be Utilized in
Portland Development Work.
HARBOR development work, in
eluding the construction", of a .
big floating drydock, and the
erection of one pier and exten
sion of another, at the St. Johns
terminal, costing in the aggregate
more than $ 1,000,000, and releas
ing a large sum of 'money to
local employes, was" launched
formally by 1 the Portland public
dock -eommi$$ion today. ,
The decision to rush, construction of
the drydock cam after, months of pre
liminary consideration and the conclu
sion to make the Improvement was ac
tuated by a desire-to place Portland In
the' front rank of Pacific coast porta In
the matter of marine facilities.
Z Site to 'Be Selected ...
It was not decided whether to build
the drydock of cement or wood, neither
was the question o'f a site for the struc
ture taken up. Preliminary borings and
pile tests will Have to bo made to de
termine the fitness of the location of the
structure. : 'v - -r- " - -
In general it Is the plan of the com
mission to provide docking- facilities
which will meet the demands of ocean
going vessels, in order that nothing will
be left undone to, make this port at
tractive and valuable to ships making
the Columbia river.,
The approval of ' plans for 'the 'eon
.struct ion of Pier tN'o. ?, which will have
a length of 1500 feet, and : the extension
of Pier Ne, 1. from 1200 to 1500 feet, is
a part of the proposed improvements at
deep sea. ships may discharge and. load
the St. -Johns municipal terminal, where
cargoes of a general character, including
grain and flour, .
j .Will Market 'Bart ,-'?3 1
' In furtherance of its harbor, Improve
ment plans the dock commission also
decided at this morning's session to issue
and sell harbor development bonds in the
.sum of $1,250,000. The bond project was
authorised by the vote, of the people at
the last election.
Bids will 'be opened May 1 and the
bonds will bear Interest at the rate ' of
f Vt per cent.
It was decided to insure the Pier No. 1
at 90 per cent of its insurable value.
Consideration of the creation of a traf
fic bureau for the- port, in- conjunction
with the Port of Portland, and the selec
tion of a manager-for the new bureau,
will be taken up later wlththe port com
mission. , .'; .'.
Workers Well Organized and Ex
pect Early Attainment of
1 $100,000 Goal.
A total of 126,327.76 was raised by the
Jewish war relief campaign workers be
fore noon today.
Thei workers met at luncheon at the
Multnoiitah. shortly -after noon: today,
when the amounts subscribed were re
ported by teams and incidents related
showing the willingness with which the
JewiBh people are 'giving.
B. W. Reuben's team showed the best
results of the first lap of the drive, with
$3946.46 to their credit. Nearly $600 of.
the total came from out of town. Cap-"
tain. A. M. Frank is out of town today'
and. the results of his team will not be
reported' until Tuesday.. s - :. -' f
Rabbi Jonah Wise read to the work
ers a telegram from Nathan Strauss,
expressing his appreciation of the splen
did work, the men and women are doing
in their service to r,r stricken human
ity, in helping to bring peace and order
to war wrecked Europe, and sending his
best wishes to all. v- ' -'-"T--The
enthusiasm and interest which the
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Veterans v of 162d
Infantry Expected
In City This Week
Information received at Liberty temple
this morning from Camp Lewis is to the
effect that 60 jmen from the One Hun
dred Sixty-second infantry are being dis
charged today and that 75 more will be
d ischarged next Thursday. - It could ' not
le : ascertained what companies - these
men represented but as the supply com
pany and the 'headquarters company of
the brigade of which the One Hundred
Si xty-second 'was a part are the only
units of, the regiment known to be at
Camp Lewis, the detachments must be
long to these. - . . -'
It is rumored that the entire supply
company is to be discharged, by Tuesday,
the rumors coming; from members of .the
company who were in Portland on' leave
Bunday.KThe general reception commit
tee is making every - effort to confirm
these reports so that 'a fitting reception
may be arranged. . '
GOBX-EICZ, : March lt(V. P.)
General Pershing tats afteraooa
. reviewed aad delivered a farewell
message to the -Fortyseeond (Bala
bow) Benagae, Bslgism
(SO miles lOHtheast ef Sedan).
Geseral Flagler led li,0 eheerlsg
saea past their eommas4er. The divl
lioa. It was aaaoaaeed, will leave for
home by way of Aatwera the first
week la April. - i "
Perskiag awarded the ' medal of
honor te Corporal Sidney Manning of
Alabama, aad the dlstiagalsaed serv
lee medal to Brigadier General Mae
Arthar. Several men received the dis
tinguished service cross.
Portland Convict Escapes From
State Lime Camp at Gold Hill;
Another Leaves on Crutches.
Information was received by Sheriff
Hurlburt this morning from Warden Ste
vens of the state penitentiary that Clyde
J. (Red) Rupert and John P. Hardy,
convicts, had .escaped from the state lime
camp at Gold Hill some time Sunday.
Rupert was serving ft sentence of
from one to three years for the. theft of
Liberty bonds from the Northwestern
National bank, where he was employed
as special officer.
Hardy was sent up from- Multnomah
county February 12, 1916, on conviction
In the circuit court of Multnomah county
on charges of forgery. His sentence was
to run from two to 20 years.
Details of the escape were not re
ceived here. )
Hardy Is Using Crutches
Salem, March 17 Red Rupert, widely
known Multnomah athlete, and Jack
Hardy, .burglar, escaped from prison
camp at the. state lime plant at Gold
Hill Saturday and .Sunday and are still
at liberty.
: Warden Stevens went to Gold Hill
vesterdav and bmiirht n it .i
convicts who were employed at the state
i Hardy made his eetawav KatnrMv
vo vicUBceaed away,
: Ituoert. Whft Ik WiAnlir VAwa nl'l
- -- vva aaa j. wi b
land, was sent to the penitentiary about
v uuuer Knienc ox one to rive
'W' Bieaung a large- package of
Liberty bonds entrusted to the North
western National bank, where he was
employed as watchman. Hardy had
been in about three years under double
minimum sentence for burglary He
walks on crutches.
Both men had been at the lime plant
Sinoe last fall, but Warden Stevens was
preparing to brinar ; th nti i.
gang back to prison tit an early date
v,ur"uJr inese iwo aeciaed to make
their getaway , before the transfer was
Balky Mule May Be
Moved by Fire but
Flivver Only Burns
Vancouver. Wash.. March 17. We
have all heard of the southern mule
driver who. when his mules refused to
go. built a fire under them as a means
of persuasion, but It was the happy
thought of a Vancouver man that
prompted him to try the same persuasive
measures with a balky Ford. At least
this is the story given by the fire de
partment crew, which was called to
Eighth and B. streets Sunday .morning
to put out a fire which threatened to
consume a Ford.
The owner of the machine and his wife
arose early, intending to spend the' day
along one of Clarke county's beautiful
Inland waterways. , Continuous crank
ing failed, however, to arouse the Ford,
which seemed to be afflicted with the
sleeping sickness. In his wrath the un
happy owner procured a torch and is
said to have held it under the .engine.
Just to "warm" it up. Some minutes
later the fire department arrived.' A
few exposed wires were burned, other
wise the car was uninjured when the
chemicals had completed their work.
Father Fails to
Gain Son Through
' Petition to Court
Vincent F. Wellner's effort to obtain
possession of his 5-year-old Bon .through
a writ of habeas corpus in the federal
court" failed this morning when United
States District Judge Wolverton would
not grant a petition for the writ on the
grounds that the case should be settled
in a state court. t
Since Wellner's former wife died after
she had married a second time following
her divorce from Wellner. Wellner's son
has been In th unv1v f h. v.
j v& wjr a
grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. John C.
iarsen.' " - ; ; : - . ! t
Wellner netiMoned'fnr a writ h.k...
corpus asking that Mr. and Mrs. Larson
w compeuea ni mow reason why they
should keep the child. He had. been un
successful ; In i the i UnltflnmaH ..I-,...!.
court In previous efforts to gain custody
ot. ine lau. . . i
Argue Motion ior
i rNew Albers Trial
.Motion for a new trial for Henry Al
bers. convicted in the federal court of
violating the espionage act by seditious
utterances, is being argued today. At
torneys for Albers base their arguments
on the assertion that testimony of what
Albers uttered before America entered
the war was wrongly Introduced as evi
dence. . , ' " . -
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German Government's Efforts to
Suppress Spartacans Meeting
With Only a Partial Success.
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Few i?esponses to Appeals I for
Volunteers to Fight Reds in
Berlin; Cabinet Faces Crisis.
By Frank J. Taylor
Berlin, March ,13. (By Courier to
Paris.) German radicals, heartened by
the failure of the government to stamp
out completely the Spartacan uprising,
are planning to proclaim establishment
of a soviet republic next month.
While the cabinet continues to strug
gle with the' Spartacans and tries to
untangle the apparently hopeless food,
industrial; and political problems, all
radical elements are uniting in- perfect
ing, their revolutionary program. They
are confident they will win from the
exhausted government.
Even government offices are begin
ning to admit the cabinet's position is
seriously threatened despite the optimis
tic reports given out ty the official press
bureau and the semi-official : Wolff
agency. Conservative members of the
foreign office, supporters of War Min
ister Noske and others, are speculating
as to the endurance of the Kbert
Scheidemann government.
Although the government has by no
means suffered - military defeat, its
troops have not succeeded in surround
ing the Spartacans, who "have - escaped
from various nets and have retreated
into the suburbs,! where they are resist
ing desperately and cleverly. The gov
ernment so far baa been unable to mus
ter enough troops t6 capture the Sparta
cans and at the same time effectively
guard the large Berlin area. The news
papers are filled with advertisements
calling for volunteers to fill 'up the re
publican regiments, but the responses
are negligible. 1 , ' '' '
It is evident that large numbers of
the Spartacans who escaped from , Ber
lin are stirring up further trouble in out
lying districts. 4 Their hatred , has , been
fanned by. Noske's order to execute all
who resist the" igorrernment.
The radWf
Telephone Rates T ;.;
To Besought by
' State of Kansas
Washington. March 17. (I. N. S.)
The state of Kansas, by decision of the
supreme court of the United States this
afternoon, is permitted to file , suit at
the next term! of .the court,, to. restain
Postmaster General Burleson from main
:alning the long distance telephone rates
recently approved by him as director ot
the United States wire administration.
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Telephone and Telegraph Wires
Down in Storm-Ridden; Missis
sippi Counties; Damage Large.
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Millionaire .Vick'sburg .Cotton
; RlanterLi Among Dead; Many
Plantations'.' Are. Laid' Waste.
4 Vicksburg. Miss., .March, 17. (L N. S.)
Wires are still down to points where
the tornado crossed the Mississippi river
Sunday and tore Its way through Shar
key.. Washington and Issaquena counties
in Mississippi. The toll of dead this
morning was placed at 17, with between
150 and 200 injured. . ."
J. V. Johnson of Vicksburg, million
aire cotton planter, who was on his plan
tation at Pantherburn, was killed when
his house collapsed in the path of the
E. ,P. Green, plantation manager 'for
J. .B.' Sinai, at Grace. -was brought here
fatally injured. Eight negroes are re
ported to have been killed on. the place
and. so far as known here', most of the
other fatalities and injuries occurred on
various plantations.
The path of the cyclone starts in Louis
iana, the wind having done, slight dam
age in Monroe, and then having passed
between Delhi , and : Faverly, , v; .
A fine cypress brake, the property of
Mr. Johnson, who was killed, for which
he recently refused a price of $385,000,
is reported ' to have been practically
swept from the earth. ,
Telephone and telegraph wires are
down west and north' of here and the
damage cannot be approximated as yet.
The cyclone cut a swath three quarters
of a mile in width. ' ,
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Rivers at Flood Stage
. Kansas City, Mo.. March IWt N.
S.) Reports of overflowing rivers and
creeks and heavy damages by high water
come from throughout Kansas. At Atch
ison half a million dollars, damage was
done by water which rose to a depth of
three feet in the Union station, - : ..-
At Topeka the Kaw river at daybreak
today was at the flood stage of 21 feet
-but was believed at that time to be re-
tOu . JsrW.16i8BiJTOW7'
Great Britain Is
Threatened With
Industrial War
London, March 17. (L N. S.) The
week beginning today is likely to be
one of the most critical and the most
important In the history of Great Brit
ain, said the Daily Express.
The vital 'discussions' .that will be
tinder way affecting 1.900,000 'miners,
railway workers and, transport worker,
may mean either peace or an unprece
dented industrial war. 5
By Katharina Tynan. - -
The emell: of the wet earth after the
H ' heavy rain '
'Heminds me of Ireland long ago.
When silver mists were, rising from off
an emerald plain v .
In darling Ireland long ago ;
When the grass ao green and silken was
higher than your knee,
And every bud and blossom was full ot
the honey bee, ' t . . - -
And the sap was running lusty' In many
; ' 'a bush and tree, .
-In darling Ireland long ago.
The breath of the full earth after the
bitter drought
Reminds me of Ireland long ago.
When amber streams were running and
- the- hawthorn was out -In,
darling Ireland long ago ; .
When, the mountains stood up purple.
wrapped in the wisps of cloud, ,
And there wasn't a thrush or blackbird
but sang his praise' aloud.
And the trees drip-dripped with silver till
their heavy heads were bowed, .
; In darling Ireland long ago.
The thirsty mouths all drinking that were
so parched and dry
Remind me of Ireland long ago.
When the foggy dew was raining and
the corn it was high ; 1 -
In darling Ireland long ago ;
When the meadows ran like rivers and
the colleen's curls were wet, .
And the dew hung on her lashes and her
cheek was cold and sweet
The wind of early morning I'm not for
getting yet. ,
In darling Ireland long ago.
The wind that stirs the branches 'tis
blowing from the west
Reminds me of Ireland long ago,
When my heart was warm and quiet as
a young bfrd in the nest.
In' darling Ireland long ago.
'Tis she goes crying softly like a thing of
little ease.
Only to be a child again beside my fath
er's knees.
And coming home at evening to his fond
- smile and kiss, V
In darling Ireland long ago.
Kttharine Tynan is known to the Irish people
all the world orer as one of the foremost Irian
writer of her teneration. Like .o many Irijh
people in tb beat nationalist tradition, aha was
as enthusiastic rapporter of the allies in the war.
Her two sons arc officers in tha army, one of
them In the Dublin fusiliers and the other in tha
Kojral Irish regiment. J
Mob Clubs German
General to Death
, Copenhagen, March 17. (U. P.) Gen
eral von Arnim, former commander of
the "German armies in Flanders, was
clubbed to death by a mob of infuriated
peasants in .Aacb. , Bohemia.VjtWaa re-
ported; iin dispatches received' here : tp
fttthiWttoroT Votf Arnfnfondwea
his firing 'shota at peasants who tres
passed on his grounds. Afterward the
peasants pillaged the castle.
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Slag, Clinkers and
Sawdust for Motors
London, March 17. (I. N. S.) An
English firm is planning to outrival
Henry i Ford's plan for putting a $250
automobile upon the market. The - new
machines are described as being "strong
and durable." ; Hardly any wood will be
used hi the construction of them and
the parts will be made of a composition
of slag, clinkers and sawdust with ! a
coating of metaL .
Claim of French Minister That
X League Will Not Be Included
! in Preliminary Terms, Denied.
Wilson and Other American Com
missioners Are Standing Pat
on Inclusion of Covenant.
By Carl B. Groat -
Paris, March . 17. (U. P.) Foreign
Minister -Pichon's claim that the League
of Nations will not be included in the
preliminary peace treaty wss emphat
ically denied today in American official
President Wilson and the other Ameri-'
can commissioners are standing pat on
Its inclusion, it was stated. Surprise
was expressed that Pichon should hold
views to the contrary.
The president, it is known, intends to
make a strong fight for inclusion of the
league. He feels that France and Great
Britain heed the league even more than
America. Hence, Pichon's ? statement
astounded and somewhat, piqued the
Ame$cans. '1'" . '
An early' peace is desired by Presi-,
dent Wilson, it was stated, and he
holds that Inclusion of the league in j
the pact is vital to America. He was
said to be especially "surprised at Pi-
chon's . action, in view of the fact that I
the. French, along with the others, j
signed, the plenary resolution in Janu- j
ary for the league's Inclusion. i
The president planned to attend this
afternoon's meeting of the supreme war
council and those close to him believed j
that a restatement of his position might j
be forthcoming.
Pichon. who made his statement yes- j
terday in his weekly conversation with j
correspondents, declared that although
fundamental principles of the final i
peace are laid down in the preliminary j
treaty, the League of Nations probably:
will not be included. He said that
Wilson bad not asked that it- be in
eluded. . ' " . .. : - v j
The question is -yet to be decided.
be said, but inasmuch a neutral, coun
tries will be asked to submit their opin
ions regarding the league before final
Concluded on Pas Two, Column Three)' -
Eeplace Marshall
' As
Oakland, March 17. (U. P.) Replacement-
of Dr. ' Marshall as federal
investigator in the Pacific coast ship
yard situation by a Mr. Letherbee is an
nounced today by private telegrams
from Washington. D. C. where employ
ers and employes are in session to at
tempt -adjustment' of difficulties. Sev
eral hundred- shipyard workers were re
fused their positions In trans-bay ship
yards this morning, following their .ob
servance of -the disputed Saturday
afternoon holiday, according to union
ALBANY, March 17. For eight
years Mrs. ti. C Griffin, nee
Mary '. X. . Goodrich, raftered
pas ss ef eeaselenee for repretestlsg
to the Una .eeaaty clerk's efflee
that she was six years yoaager than
he really was at the time applies
tloa was- mads for a marriage
license to wed her pretest hasbaad.
Usable to keep her secret longer,
he wrote to the Albas y Herald aad
asked the editor to psbllsh the fol-
lowing (tatemesti v
"I want to make a confession and
I tmt yo will pabllsh it la the
Herald. la Jaae ef ltli, whea a
narrlage Jicease . was seeared by
Gordon C. Griff la - aad Mary i:.
Goodrich, I gave my age as t8, whea
I was St years old. I have regret
ted it ever since and have asked God
to forgive me for the mlsrepresea
tatloa. I also ask the Albany, pee
pie to forgive me for It. I wish, to
make it right that nothing may
stand between myself and God."
Public Service Commission Takes
; Testimony After Refusing
Request to Postpone.
Request in the form of a resolution
asking postponement of the telephone
rate . increase hearing, which' was re
opened this morning before the public
service commission, until the State
Chamber of Commerce could investigate
the claims of the Pacific Telephone fc
Telegraph, company, , was denied this
morning, the hearing proceeding, with
the calling of the, witnesses, who testi
fied on wire cost differences at the pres
ent time and at the time the; raise in
rates were first asked. t - r J;,:
i So great was the number of people
anxious to testify against the telephone
company , that it was necessary to move
from : the commission's roms to one of
the courtrooms. .v ; -r' s.
!The ' Issue t which draw." thm ilUntlnn
of this concourse la the --proposed In
crease of S3 In business and. 75 cents In
home rates, elimination of apartment
hpuse an44.ther;; rate, including , tha
measured call rate. - - r ' -.X
"jr Advance "Held' in Aavlsed'
President fJTohn il." Etherldge of . the
state chamber submitted - the. resolution
asking" postponement.- - In so doing -he
said the state organisation protested a
raise in the exchange rates as far reach
ing and ill advised. He said since the
original investigation the Pacific. Tele
phone & Telegraph company had ac
quired the Home telephone system and
had agreed to grant the city $18,000 and
300 free telephones.
He declaredthat a voluntary reduction
made by the' company was ground for
an assertion by it that it is losing f 100.
000 by the institution of this rate. The
resolut'on stated that the seeming de
crease In rates is, as every subscriber
has found out, a decided increase, and
even though this Is a fact the company
wished f urther to penalize Portland sub
scribers. .
Asserts Advance Long Plained
In reply to the resolution; Wallace
McCamant, who is-conducting the case
in behalf of the city, said several wit
nesses were already present, and as the
case had been gone into thoroughly by
the commission investigators and had al
ready been postponed several times, he
felt that the case should be continued.
Attorney Hall of San Francisco, repre-
j (Concluded on Pag FIt. Colums Tbraa)
Baker Tells Wilson
Of Vote on League
; ! Journal Is Taking
For a Leasee of Rations. ...... ...tI4l
Against a Leagse ef -atloss. IS
fjnder the personal stamp of Secretary
of i War Baker The Journal's story of
Oregon's overwhelming approval of the
League of Nations has been ' sent to
President Wilson.
- In Portland Saturday night the secre
tary of war read Jn The Journal of 200
to X majority by which the legal voters
of this state have indorsed the league in
the plebiscite. He immediately sent '; a
copy to President Wilson at Paris.
"I can picture the president, with this
encouragement back of him, battling for
tha highest things man ever battled, for,"
tha secretary said. "It win ' encourage
and cheer him In his work. I am proud
of the expressive stand the people of
Oregon ar taking." '. -
And from all quarters the approval of
the league and what it stands for as a
token of future peace comes in a verit
able flood of mail. . ; , v : "?
"1 would rather be on. the inside of a
closed door with one vote than on the
outside without any." writes .Mrs- H. F.
Davidson, of Hood River In " submitting
her trote. "We need something stronger
even than the Monroe doctrine in this
age- of the world." w.v.,--.sjtr- i, -.-T.
Shillinglaw of Hemlock, Or4 writes ;
try nrevent future wtrsJ siirh as President Wil
son and Former President Taft are working for?
Enclose this eenpea Is aa mwov as
dressed te "League ef Nations Editor,
Oar The JoeroaJ. Perflaad. Oregon."
ar brtna1 it to The- Joeraal timlnns
efflea and drap It la the baSut boa.
Only psrsan ef votias - see abeold
send la s kaUot
lion i
Preliminary Document Will Be
Final in Its Main Points,. but
' Not Effective 'Until Ratified.
Armistice in Meantime Will Be
- Effective ' Neutrals Are Se
lecting Their Delegates.
' JBy Frrd S. Krrnuson
PARIS,-March 17.-(U. P.) A
f plenary session of the peace
conference .will be held sunie time
.next week, in Vkhlch ilie p!uce
; treaty wilt be presented and the
League -of Nations included, If
present plans are carried out,-it
was learned .. lb is afternoon.
fI7ie hardest fight between the
old end new Ideas, of . diplomacy
has now been reached. Tim
Europeans are holding back on
territorial questions. Discubion
have reached the stages where no ,
one wants to show the cards.
-' Paris," March 17. (U. P.)B'rnal ac
tion on the milltarv trrni. nf th.
Jlmlnary peace treaty with Germany was
to be taken by the supreme war council
this afternoon.
The treaty will be presented to the
Germans about' March 25. according to
general opinion, today. .This slight; dis
arrangement of previous plans la due to
the necessity for Premier Lloyd QeorgH
to return to Kngland the last of this
week. He is expected to return to Paris
next. Monday. .
- Whlla ttie " forthcoming treaty with
Germany Is termed preliminary. It, Is to
all intents and purposes final. It fixes
that country's military and naval status,
defines its, boundaries. and disposes of
the. questions of reparation and economic
freedom. It will not be really effective,
however, until it is ratified by all, or a
fixed percentage Tr the signatory na-
tlons. The period for ratiflcaton by the
allied nations may be at least for 40 to
60 daya This will give an, opportunity
for tha calling ot a special session of the
American congress enabling the senate
to act. Germany will probably be given
a much shorter period In which to accept
the terms. ' ; ;
"It W9I nntrctit tnifav lllll anmo a)
the peace delegates have overlooked the
resolution passed by the plenary s aion
of the peace conference cited by Presi
dent Wilson Saturday as statements
from Ji'rench and British sources during
the past few days have been to the ef-
( Concluded on Pace Two. Column Tbraal
Adopted Son Gets
$20,000,000 by Will
New York. March 17,(I. N. 8.)
Thomas Austin Yaw key, the 14-year-old
adopted son of the late William H. Vaw
key. lumber magnate, is left $20,000,000
In the latter's-will, which was probated
here today. The remainder of the estate
Is bequeathed to the widow and other
relatives. . -
"The moral force of the world is awake
with all its power. Woe betide those
who would oppose or stand against it:
they will be scattered as wreckage along
tha shore."
From C W. Swenson, 70 Grand ave
nue north comes this : - "Although th
United States will undoubtedly be called
upon to accept morally and financially
the guardianship of world peace, the
League of Nations is worth the price."
' Peace, as constant as humanity can
devise, lathe great oak that win develop,
from the little acorn planted in world
affairs when the League of Nations
covenant is operative. . Oregon people
can truthfully say, when the covenant
has spread its protection over civilized
peoples, that they had no' little part in
bringing the League; of Nations Into
being. --'"-- T .
. Today .The Journal prints ballot cou
pons, each good for one vote in the
plebiscite.; Clip the coupon,, if you are
a legal voterr and bring It or mall'lt to
The Journal. Kvery vote Is increasing
the volume of the encouragement that is
helpings President Wilson and his Joys I
co-workers to fight the good fight "the
greatest .things man ever battled for.'V
Additional coupons are to be found to
day on page 1L "
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