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VOL. XIX. NO
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PORTLAND, OREGON, THURSDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 23. 1920.TWENTY-TWO PAGES
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Republican Factional Troubles
Place Illinois and Indiana in
Doubtful Column; Evading
League Issue Hurts Harding.
Silver Takes Cue From Slogan of Round- Up
By Robert J. Bender
UnlUd Nrwv Staff Oormpofutent.
New Tork. Sept. 23. Event of
tha Uat few Saya have had a more
beneficial effect on the campaign
of Governor Cox than anything that
could toe pointed to since Ita lncep
In order, they may ba set forth aa
Tha IUInola primary elecUdtj. which
has left the Republican party in that
state a factional machine with north and
anuih lmentB flarhtlnc each other.
A similar situation in Indiana, where
Governor Goodrich through hlai new tax
laws and other activities has created a
bitter nntl-Republlcan spirit In many
sections. There, also, are factional dls
turbanceV which threaten the candidacy
-. Wot unn ttir reelection.
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MAT CABRT ILLINOIS (
The entrance of the White House into
the presidential campaign with a notable
increase both In contrlbutlonfcfjad prop
aganda to support the Derhocrav, nom
inee. , i ,vt
The notable difference In vMaSj be
tween Republican leaders on the ubject
of Just what Senator Harding sUnds
for In the way of a League Of Nations,
and the Imminent likelihood that Hard
ine way have to be more explicit, with
the attendant possibility of his offend
ing one faction or the other In the
The Illinois primary election, coming
as It ha at a time when ths Democrats
are better united than they have been
in years, leaves the Republican machin
ery In much the same condition that
the Democratic machinery has been in
in the past. Republican leaders frankly
express some concern over the situation
and Democratic leaders for the first time
during the campaign express hope of
carrying- Illinois, a hope which under
a) normal conditions would appear almost
KARBOW MAHOUT LIMIT
,..In Indiana the situation is very simi
lar as things stand today. yGovernor
Cloodrich Is highly unpopular, as a re
sult of a new and thoroughly disliked
tax law. The Indianapolis News, a
newspaper of strong political Influence,
ryvintifvMnj4,.Brii ,rwrr,wfr -gJ!Wjf(W pistes;:
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Mil A: I 'At, I
BONNIE M'CAROL learning that "Let 'Er
Buck," followed by realistic action on the part
of the famous bucker, "Silver," means biting the
dust unless therider can display the qualities of a
postage stamp. tJilver and Bonnie are known to those
who have attended the epic of the West in years gone
by and will furnish thrills again at Pendleton this
week before the record-breaking crowd. Bright skies
greeted the opening of the Round-Up gates and
horses and riders were on tip-toe, ready to make the
1920 classic "better than ever. Crowds are pouring
into Pendleton from all directions.
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In Few Minutes
Valuation Committee, in Report,
I: Greatly Reduces Value Put on
15521-2 Acres in Project by
Committee of Fifteen and Port
An appraisal of th.e J5524 acres of
land In the Swan Island project at
nearly $1,000,000 Jess than had been
estimated by the Port of Portland
commission and the Committee of 15
was reported to the Commitee of
15 Wednesday evening by the ap
praisal board appointed by the Port
of Portland, the city council, the
dock commission and the Realty
The total value placed on the lands
by appraisal it IS.675.90. The ratio to
the assessed valuation is 2.01. Prior to
the appraisal, members of the port com
mission and the Committee of 15 had
stated three times the assessed valua
tion might be paid.
The lands in the Swan island project
include 267.9 acres In Swan island. 718.39
acres in the Guilds lake district and
496.2 acres In Mocks Bottom.
The total assessed valuation, accord
ing to the Boschke report to the com
mittee, is 61.744.94S. In the same report
the assessment of Guilds lake district
appears as 11.183. 545, of Swan island
as $30,000 and of Mocks Bottom as 6471.-
A toy balloon which lodged in the
throat of Louis Pagelll. 11, of Mil
waukie. about noon" - Wednesday,
clogged his windpipe and In a few
minutes caused tha lad's death.
Louis and other boys who attend the
Catholic school at Milwaukie purchased
balloons at a Milwaukie. drug store dur
ing the noon hour, it la said. Louis Is
said to have-placed one balloon In his
mouth and to have attempted to blow up
Boys playing with Louis cannot ex
plain how he swallowed the balloon. It
is thought the escaping gas or air from
one may have forced the other down
Louis' throat- Louis and the other boys
tried to pull the balloon out with their
fingers, but were unsuccessful. In a
few moments the boy' fainted and a lad
named Witte called Father Bernard and
the sisters st the parish school, but they
could not pull out the balloon. A'U doc
tors In Milwaukie were away from their
offices. By the time Dr. R. 8. Stearns
of Sellwood arrived the boy was dead.
Charles Pa?eill, an Italian farmer, Is
the boy's father. There are four chil
dren in the family.
Sears-Roebuck and Montgomery
Ward Announce Declines Food
Costs Dropping Clothing FaO
ingx Reduction of 33, Per Cent" ,
(Concluded on Pace Two. Column Ftiur)
CDirj GIVES FIRST
PLACE TO IM
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SHOI WHEN FOUND
WITH MAN'S WIFE
is vigorously Cox. The Indiana Kepub-j T" ' ' . . .
lican machine Is disturbed by factlonafMiead shortly after noon today when
fights. A leading Republican eoitor m
the state WTltes me as follows:
"Were it not for the fact that the
Administration Is so unpopular and that
the national ticket heads the state ticket
on the balloting. I would say that In
diana would go 35.000 to -75.000 Demo
cratic. As It stands. In the light of recent
developments. Harding will carry the
state by a . small plurality, if at all.
which may carry Senator Watson through
Vw m. verv narrow margin. If Watson
gets through, however, it will be solely
because the Republicans unite at tne
lat minute to head off danger of the
Republicans losing control of the state.
There Is no denying the fact that
Tresldent Wilson's Interest in the cam
paign Is having Its effect on national
headquarters. A striking Increase in
enthusiasm and swClvlty has developed
within the last wk and what is equally-Important,
rate money Is beginning
to come In now to carry on the work
The two administration leaders best
able to make an effective direct appeal
to voters on behalf of the governor W.
O. McAdoo and Balnbrldge Colby are
preparing to enliven the cloalng weeks
of the campaign. McAdoo waa In
Zenazlo Christl, 32, 745 Twenty-first
street, returned home from his work
and found Syrian in the house, where
Mrs. Christl was alone, according to
statements the Christis made to po
lice. Christl remonstrated and then fired a
shotgun at Syrian, he declared. When
Patrolman Berkins, who lives near by.
arrived Christl and his wife were strug
gling with Syrian, who had gained pos
session of the shotgun. Syrian was re
moved to a hospital and the Chrlatls
were taken to police, headquarters.
Round-Up Gates Are Opened
at - at at;.'.- ,.-,.,
"Record Breaker, ' ' Prediction
Pendleton, Sept. 23. Gates to the
Round-Up opened Thursday morning
at 11 o'clock to the bleachers and
at noon to the grandstand, promising
to be one of the greatest celebrations
m .h- 11 v.ar th. Rmmrt-IlD huK!1.?' Pendleton is thorough uncOn-
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(Oonoladed on Taf Two. CXjhimn Two)
Letter ,in Bottle
Of Mrs. T. W. Clark
Clatskanle, Or., Sept. 23. George Gra
ham, who operates a tug out from Clats
kanle, found a large-necked Dottle lues
day. which had washed up on the shore
of the Columbia river. Just below the
Benson cradle, between Clatskanle and
Westport. It waa tightly . sealed and
contained the following note : .
"August 14, 1920.
"If found, send at once to Seattle
Times on account of ' Insurance. Ill
health and other things have- caused us
to end it all.
(Signed.) 'Mrs, T. W. Clark."
The note was written on the stationery
of the Hotel Rainier, Portland.
Versailles, Sept. 23r-CU- P.)
Without serious opposition, Premier
Alexandre Mlllerand was elected
president of Franca today by the
natloAi assembly. - He succeeded
Presldt Paul Deachanel. who re
signed VcauM of 111 health.
MilleraiSCa-flectlon was conceded al
mbst from the hour it was announced
rteschanel would restgrn. It was-made
certain yesterday when the two cham
bers of the national assembly In caucus
gave MIHerand a great majority for the
Radical groups desired MMtrand'a de
feat but saw there waa no chance of suc
cess when Raoul Peret and Leon Bour
geois refused to accept nominations
Millerand led In the voUnf from the
start today and was far ahead when the
balloting waa half completed.
Dcschand Is Worse r
Parla, Sept. 23. I. n. a Paul
Deschanel, former president of France,
Who Is ill, was removed to a private hos
pital this afternoon aa the result of a
sudden and serious collapse.
Old Mystery Cleared
. By .Finding of Body
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, uos angviea, cepu zj, (I. N. S.--An
astounding murder . mystery came to
light today . when the body of Jacob
Charles Denton, aged 40, wealthy and
retired, who has been missing for four
months, was found buried in a subter
ranean passage in the basement of his
palatial home in South Catalina street
No one by the name of Mrs. T. W.
Clark was at the Rainier hotel during
August, hotel records show. Coroner
Smith has no record of a suicide and
police have no theory regarding the note.
Urges Portland Day
At Fair Be Observed
Portland day, Thursday, Sept. 30,
should show a large response from
Portland people at the state fair next
Thursday, Mayor Baker declares In his
Portland day proclamation Issued this
been staged in Pendleton.
Judge Charles H. Marsh, secretary of
the Round -Up, said :
"It looks like a record breaker."
More than -J0O contestants drew places
for races and bucking contests Wednes
day night. Cowgirls and cowboys are
in higher spirits than usual and rig
gings are flashy and true to the early
days In the West.
All were eager for the first pistol shot
that will start the contestants to test
their skill against each other. The two
main events, giving the follower of race
horses an opportunity to display his
Judgment on the best horse, are the re
lay races. Riders in the cowboys' and
cowgirlB' relay races for the champion
ship of the world who have signed up
are : Scoop Martin, winner of last
year ; Bob Liehe, Roy Klvett; Irwin and
Joe Cantrell in the men's relay races,
and for the girls, Lorenda Trickey, Don
na Card, Kitty Cannutt and Mabel
Sr.N SHINES OFT
Wild yells of "Let 'er buck." "Scratch
'em. Pete." "Hook 'em, cow," with pistol
flashes on all sides, greeted the. first
few rays of sunshine Thursday, morn
ing. , Old Sol had taken .the. place of
an early morning shower. A few re
maining clouds are being disposed of by
a kindly Creese.
Kvery incoming- train from north, east
and west brings throngs to participate
in the festivities, while the stages from
the south contribute passengers from
the range, who are to participate in the
events. The Actorians' special waa the
first to arrive Thursday morning. Oth
ers are expected during the day and the
"Oregon Journal SpectaJ" from Port
land will be due early Friday morning.
COX, UNHURT, IS
Ring TV. Lardner
On the World's Series
In The Journal
Beginning the first day of
the series The Journal' will
have- a story by Ring Lardner
very day until the last game
has been played.
Lardner will give you some
thing no baseball expert can
give. He will . see the funny
side of tbe series and show it
to you. No matter if you are
plunged In gloom because your
team has lost you will get a
lugh out of Lardner. The
players, the crowds, the umps
all will come In for
; crooks from Lardner; v '
tional and every person entering the
gates of the city is a guest to enjoy thflj
next 16 nvurs 01 invouLy. '
a l DDT- n l v-vn-r m-cv . 1
The little town of Happy Canyon 'threw
wide its doors to Pendleton and the few
early arrivals for the Round-Up Wednes
day evening, following the pageant, when
the formal opening- was held of the little j
Western town. Several new buildings I
were dedicated. Hilarity reigned, with
dancing of a different style than SO years
ago, but with .no less spirit, color, shout
ing and gun play.
Crowds around the gambling tables and
wheels grew wild with excitement Stakes
were high and "Canyon bucks" changed
hands freely. - Cowgirls and boys with
lasao and sombrero shouted "Let 'er
buck" as they fired their guns and las
soed the tenderfoot from the East.
There Is no room for the ttmid In
Happy Canyon. Once spotted Immedi
ately he Is put through the rubs in cow
BAR IS POPULAR
The bar Is no less popular than in the
olden days when the "kicks" were not
always offered by the devil-eyed pinto
and few were setting up lemon phos
phates. Horses are clattering up and down the
streets mounted with Indians and cow
boys; Happy Canyon police are on the
alert as fingers play loosely on the trig
gers. A close watch is being kept on
the Bed Dog hotel and the Happy Can-
By a margin of at least 12 hours
The Journal will be In the hands
of readers at the Pendleton Round-
Up this year before other afternoon
newspapers of Portland are distrib
uted In the Eastern Oregon city.
The Journal will be distributed In
Pendleton between 4 and o'clock on
the afternoons of Friday and Saturday.
By Harry L. Rogers Other afternoon papers for ' Eastern
En Route With -Governor Cox. Oregon points will not have left Port-
Deming. N. M.. Sept. 23. (I. N. S.) hand by that time and will not be de-
None the worse for his experience uverei untu the following morning,
of yesterday, when his special train Tne journal's unequaled service is
was wrecked a mile north of Peoria, made possible with deUvery by airplane.
Ariz., throwing him a distance of 12 the agency being the Oregon. Washing-
feet. Governor James M. Cox was totl A Idaho Airplane company.
'today speeding toward Albuquerque An Oriole plane, the fastest type of
on a. special schedule, following a m " ? nc "t.
. will make the deliveries,
detour over the Southern Pacific flint of - wlll mBJ,
which necessitated the elimination without a stop each day in about X
of several Arlsona addresses. I our"- ,, . ... , , ,
t- .v . .v j ii ,.k,i At renoieion ine pianes will lana in
Rumors that the derailment which re-k. - Blttner field.
suited In the destruction of one loco- pilots Jack Clemence and Fred DuPut
motive, a tender and a baggage carl will be in Tbe' Journal's service for
and the derailment and partial demoli- th" ,fliKni8'.t
tion of two otner coaches, had been K Journal Bpeclai at Pendleton tmme-
caused by an obstruction on the rails, dlately after the arrival of the plane.
were apparently dispelled by statements Pilot Archie Roth left Lewis and Clark
iieia i nurraay morning ror senate ton
in an Oriole plane with Waldon Byers
of Pendleton as his passenger. Roth will
(Concluded on Puce Three. Column Two)
.10 TO 3r
Cleveland.- Sept. 23. (I. N. S.
The American ' leagru pennant race
was tightened up here this afternoon
when the White Sox. before- a throng
of 30,000, humbled the Indians In
the first game of their all-important
series. The final score was Chicago
10, Cleveland 3.
The victory gives the White Sox the
"edge" and enhances their chances of
winning the pennant.
Cleveland started off like a winner.
scoring a run in the first .From then
until the eighth Kerr kept the Tribes
men at bay. With a nine run advantage,
Kerr let up a bit in the eighth and the
Speakerites trekked across the plate with
two runs. '
The eighth was the big Inning for
the Sox when ' six hits pushed over
five run a They scored three times m
the sixth and one ach. in th fourth
and seventh. Jim Bagby, -crack Cleve
land right-hander, lasted until the start
of the eighth inning, although he was
hit freely. Two errors by his team
mates In the sixth, however, figured In
the scoring of the runs.
. Slim Caldwell replaced Bagby at the
start of the eighth, but was greeted
with a salvo of base- bits that seat hint
- (Conchldrd os Page Three, Col ana Oct)
News waa received from the war
department by the army recruiting
office this morning that the Thirty-
second infantry has been detailed to
garrison . Vancouver barracks, sue
ceeding the First infantry, which has
oeen oraerea o uamp iravla, near
Details as to the personnel of offi
cers and the strength of the garrison
was not contained in .the message.
a no x mny-Mcono was organized un
cording to the act of 191S reorganizing
tne national aeiense. It Is therefore
one of the newer units of the regular
army zorces ana is now at Camp
Kearney. CaL x
It is known that the entire regiment
wiu not oe sent to Vancouver, as part
of it wUl garrison ' Fort Lawton and
Camp Hearn. No date has been
for making the transfer of units.
Big Snow Reported
About -Crater Lake
Medford. Sept. 23.-aReturnlnat tourists
from Crater lake report that there was
seven inches of snow at tbe lake and
vicinity. Wednesday, and that it
still snowing when they left. -
from railway employes who were on the
train At the time of the. accident
ENGINEER DEITIES REPORT
One deputy suspended and the
city auditor's office thrown into con
fusion was the net result of a race
between Commissioners A. L. Barbur
and John M. Mann this mornlnr o
be the first to file their nominating
petitions for reelection.
Barbur won the first honors, but tbe
events that followed brought about an
agreement between the two commission
ers to, toes up a coin to see which should
have first position on the ballot. Bar
Barbur was on the job bright and
early and at 7 :30 found the doors of the
auditor's office open and Deputy Auditor
Smith, one of the veterans of the serv-v
ice, on duty. -Barbur filed his petition
then and there and went away con
gratulating bimaelt that he -would )4
But In the meantime H, 8. Ooode, sec
retary to Commissioner Mann,, -had gone
o City Auditor George Kunk's home at
7 o'clock with Mann's petition. Funk
took the papers, but told Ooode they
would not be filed until t o'clock.
When Funk reached the office and
found that Smith had already accepted
Barbur's papers, he was exceedingly
angry and straightway suspended Smith
for one week.
News of the affair quickly reached
Barbur, who hastened to the auditor's
office and interceded for Smith. Funk
lifted the suspension when Barbur and
Mann agreed to settle it between them
selves.' The two commissioners went to Msnn's
office about noon. On the flip of a coin
Under the state law, which ordains
the filing date as 40 days before the
election. Barbur declared he was en
titled to file within one minute after 12
The auditor agreed ' with him. but
alsf ruled that , filings could not be
made when his office waa not officially
open to receive them.- Funk maintains
that the filings can be .made only be
tween the hours of 8 a. m. and 5 p. m.
Chicago, Sept. 2J. (U. P.) Prlca
cuts of from 10 to 20 per cent on
many lines of merchandise are shown
In the new Issue of catalogues of
Sears, , Roebuck & - Co. and Mont
gomery, . Ward & Co. Reductions,
effeesfve lmnjediately, follow " an
nouncement by Henry Ford' that ha
had lowered prices, of his automo
bile to pre-war levels.
Muslins, cambric, sheetings and
poplins lead the list of cotton
staples reduced by the two large
Chicago mall order houses. Cuts in.
men's and women's clothes also were
announced. Standard dress goods,
reduced in pr..o, wlll not go bacV
to high levels, officials of the com
Reductions of 25 per cent In furniture"
were announced. "Furniture was prof
iteered to death," O. W. Ooess of Montgomery-Ward
said. Shoe prices also
Prices of food were not affected, but
the announcement -said sugar would
following the annual 'canning
remain there for the balance of the week.
ni.un trr,a4r... w.ik... .... I carrying passengers ana nylng over
riding on the first of the two locomo- Round-Up park while the big show
lives haulinr the Cox sneolal. denied S""5
emphatically there was anything on the
'In my opinion." he stated, "the de
railment was caused either by spread
ing rails or by some piece of mechanism
on the first engine dropping to the
ground. We were running a little bet
ter than 30 miles an hour.
"The first thing I noticed out of the
ordinary was when the tender of tbe
first engine began to bump, and I knew
it .was off the rails. I jammed on the
air and an instant later the second loco
motive went crashing by and into the
PILOT REASSURES CO
Engineer Charles Nichols of the
ond locomotive, who suffered a broken
leg and possibly internal injuries, was
catapulted 'through his cab window and
clear of the wreck. The Injured man,
though in great pain, was eager to talk
to Governor Cox when the latter came
rushing to the scene.
"I want you to know that we didn't
get you in the ditch on purpose, said
the1 engineer, grasping the governor's
"1 know, that oerfectlv well." said
Cox. "I know you boys are all for
You're right there, a-overnor," said
Nichols; "we're all for yom"
Nichols, like Enrineer Walker., first
noticed the tender bouncing about and
then aDDlied the airbrakes.
"I didn't have time to Jump." ne saia.
The crash came too suddenly. I
thought of lumninsr. but before I could
move something shot me through the
air and I - saw the na-tne comma; over
(Coodnded mi Page Two. Column Three)
REDUCED IN PRICE
. Syracuse, N. Y-i Sept 23. (L N.
S.) The Franklin 'Automobile Co
today announced a reduction of from
17 tc 21 per cent lnthe price of Its
automobiles. It Was stated v- that
wages would not be reduced.
Leaves Union Station
At 11:30 P.M.
Carrying 180 people to the
Pendleton Round-Up, The Jour
nal's Let 'er Buck special will
leave Union station promptly
at 11:10 o'clock' tonight For
the convenience of the "early
to bed" members of the party
the cars will be ready for their
occupancy at 1:30 p. m.
The special, made up of
seven standard Pullman sleep
ers, an observation car, two din
ers and a dynamo baggage car.
Is due to arrive at Pendleton at
7 a. m., and the "first call for
breakfast in the dining car
will be heard at about ttm.
The Journal special will b
parked Intact in an excellent lo
cation and will fee available at
all hours for the accommoda
tion of the guests who are to
make' their temporary homes
.thereon. It will carry ita own
bau-ber shop and . will b elec
trically lighted and heated at
Following the thrills of the
f lnsd two- days 'of the Round
Up, The Journal train will leave
Pendleton. Portland bpund. at
midnight Saturday. . Its travel
is timed to put it at Union sta-
'tion at B a. m. Sunday.
' Aided by an experienced staff
of trainmen, cooks, waiters and
portersTDorsey B. Smith, man
ager of The Journal informa
tion and travel bureau,' will be
si -charge of the special. ' '.
WAR 0!T SESTAfBAHTS '
Coincldentally, a war on- high priced .
restaurants was ordered todsy by R. J.
Pooje. secretary of the city council Cofn
mittee on living costs. The manager of
the Hotel La Salle wasasked today to
explain prices charged In the hotel's res
taurants. Other eating places In Chi
cago charge 100 per cent more than the
cost price, Poole said.
- At the same time delegates to the
Retail Clothiers' association, in conven
tion Wednesday, predicted a 33 per
cent decline in clothing prices by nest
It was stated that the orlce cut
would be realised before that time,
because wool at present prices will
not appear in clothing before prinax
AUTO JIM Ilf rLVBBY
The Ford announcement caused -a
pronounced flurry . among the automo
bile men, and it was said, that many
(Concluded on Pass Two, CotvaM One)
Tentative appointments and promo
tions In the Portland postoffire, subject
to approval from Washington, have been
announced by Postmaster John Jones to
inctude Robert L. Russell, assistant
postmaster ; George Carr promoted from
finance clerk to cashier, and Frank Rons
from assistant superintendent of the
central station to superintendent of the
postal savings department.
Medford, Sept. 2J. The Jackson,
ville bank wreck was so complete
that it is estimated, it can only pay
out 26 cents on the dollar, according
to the long delayed report -of Will
H. Bennett, state bank xaminer.
which was filed Thursday with the
Th' report shows assets of but $217,
627.11 and liabilities of SSl.0oo. The
repot also says that William H. John
son, oresldent of tho bank. wMo his been
In the county Jail under fSO.000 bond
since the collapse of the bank, awaiting
trial on the charge of perjury In con
nection with his wrecking of the bank. .
kept two sets of books snd falsified his
sworn statement of the' bank's condition
on Juwe SO, last. Tha bank was closed
on August 13 by State Bank Examiner
"I doubt if It will ever be known
where all the money Is gone," said
Bennett "The chaotic condition of the
bank's affairs defies' description. Presi
dent Johnson ekyed the highest reps
tstlon and the ost complete confidence
(Conoledad est Fas Thraa, iMtuaa llraw) .
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Traveler Finds Cox Gaining
. at t at i n : n "
Warns Landslide Is Coming
There, la a tremendous ' undercurrent :
for Cox among the independent voters
of the country that will result In a land-
LaUde for tbe Ohio progr lv In No
vember. " ' '
That is the statement of J. TO. C.
Boas, district manager of the Mogul
Prod He Log & Refining company of Texas,
who recently traveled Over Paelfld coast
states. Boas emphasises that 'It Is not
a politician and that he Is not basing
his opinion on conversations with poli
ticians, out on tne strengm ox taias
with independent voters of , the coast
H is himself 'a Republican. - '
The great majority of independent
and progressive voters of tbe country are
for Cox." Boas declares. '
FARKERA FOR COX ''i.vV'V;
"1 mean tbe quiet indepedent people
who are not talking - but ' are thinking
deeply on the subject of par next presi
dent. I think Washington will co lor
Cox. and very Ukely Oregon.. - I have
traveled extensively - in , the two ; states
and I find that the - voters favor the
League of Nations and progress.- I find
Harding men. ttut none : can tell - you
why he is for Harding.' The farmers
are for Cox. . They know what Is going
on. , They all know about the farm loan
and federal reserve acta..
-. "1 am aa independent voter and I am
especially Interested In the articles writ
ten by Irving Fisher and printed to The
Journal Trie is giving clear Ideas ,as to.
the situation at this time. I would go
him one stronger, however, as to 'one
statement he makes. He aava. Tha.tvnl.
cal self respecting American tndepen-
oeni is Beginning to resent what he fee- :
ltves i an attempt to hoodwink him.
to play on his prejudices and fears, to
capitalise any dissatisfaction he ' may
have with Wilson, or any dislike of En-
tano, ana to pervert his patriotism into .
national selfishness, all for the -mimosa '
of capturing hla vote neat November r -
i would say that his resentment began - .
With the nomination of Harding at Chi
cago. . . . - ' - ...
HAEDIXO HEARST. f
"TC voted tb Republican ticket xreea
Benjamin Harrison to the second nont- .
(nation of Taft' J went out with the
progressives and was. Ilk Balnbrldge
Colby, too progressive to be put back
with tbe present leaders pf the Republl-
ca "party. I don't see how any pro
greasivs could view It any other way."
I am for Cox and tha policies that will
keep u out Ira- front, where i-America
always stands, and pot in the rear with i.
Mexico, Russia, . Germany ' and Turkey, '
T was a consistent worker in the Re- -publican
ranks, bot I.ean't stand Hard- '
Ing. He is by far the weakest candidate
ever presented by the Republican party,
hence his 'front porch' method of cam-""
palgn, trying to Imitate the noble states
man. UcKinley. Ue does not vaeaaurs
up. ' ' "- -? i '.-. ' '
r, Vl find people lined ; up for Cox all '
about mefand I predict his election by ,
landslide that stand-pattate: dos t seem
to realise is coming." , , , . ,.
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