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THE OREGON DAILY JOURNAL, PORTLAND, OREGON.
MONDAY,' 'SEPTEMBER 27T : 1920.
TO DEATH; CLUES
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Los Angeles, 8ept.2rI N. S.)
Immediate action by tha grand Jury,
following the beginning of 'its de
liberations next Wednesday, Is ex
pected to hasten the investigation
' Into the .many baffling angles con
nected with tha myserlous murder
: of ilacob C. Denton, wealthy retired
Interest today centered, meanwhile, on
' the' expected return to Loa Angeles of
' District Attorney Thorns Lea Wool
win who will, It fU , expected, take, per
sonal charge of the Investigation and will
likely, when warranted by developments.
Issue complaints. for the arrest of two
persons and ask for their Indictment
BLOODT ROPE IS FOCKD
One of the latest developments In the
, 4 murder of Denton, whose lifeless body
wsa found taut week la a carefully con
structed . cellar, closet . in his palatial
home, wsa the positive establishment of
the fact that he met' his death through
strangulation. The rope which was
' used by the slayers was fouml In the
death closet. It had been drawn so
- tightly In throttling him that it had been
buried deeply in his neck and blood
stained. Other developments included Uie reve
lation in Denver that Mrs. R. C. Peete.
Denton's former housekeeper. Is alleged
to have shown a detective a letter said
to have been written by a "rich eastern
er," telling her that If she would divorce
her husband and marry him he would
settle $50,000 on her daughter. Mrs.
Peete denied receiving- any such ieter.
yvRHr.'n hisbajtd sought
Search for a nurse and her husband
u, begun today aa the result of an
anonymous letter received by A. J. Cody,
private detective, who found the body,
stating that the man killed Denton. The
letter, written on the stationery of a
fashionable hotel here, gives the name of
the nurse and states that she ts known
to Mrs. R. C. Peete, former housekeeper
for Denton. Mrs. Peete now lives In
-Denver. Referring to the nurse, the let
ter states: "Her man killed Denton."
$9,000,000 Won by
Cuban Gambler in
Last Few Weeks
London, Sept. 27. The heaviest bac
arat winnings of the century, totaling
nearly 19,000,000, have been gained by
Hannibal de Meat, a Cuban sugar
planter. His gains have earned for him
in Europe the reputation of being the
world's greatest gambler.
Ills extraordinary run of luck started
at Dtauvtlle early In August. His gains
there were V00.000. At Aix les Bains,
where he gambled, with Increased stakes
and daring out of his Deauville win
nings, he increased his winnings by
$2,000,000. At Biarrtts he added $8,000.
OOO by a phenomlnat streak of luck.
At each table Mesa adopts the un
paralleled procedure of declaring "open
bank" which usually Is declared for one
"or two special coup. He saya that his
brain Is most clear and that he thinks
fastest when gaming for big stakes.
School List Gains
Brownsville. Or.. Sept. '27. The
Brownsville high school, which opened
with an enrollment of SI pupils, is
stesdlly growing. The little town of
Crawfordsvllle, seven miles away, Is
sending eight students by stage each
day and promises to Increase the num
ber to 18. The high school was re
cently voted out of Crawfordvllle.
Kansas City 2d Gas
Bag Passes Toledo
Toledo. Ohio, Sep. 17. (I. N. S.)
The balloon Kansas City IT, in the
Birmingham. Ala., to New York race
for the Oordon Bennett trophy, passed
over this city at 7:30 o clock this morn
ing, heading northeast over Lake Brie.
To French Legion
Paris, Sept. 27. -Countess Buyerml
neure. formerly Miss Daisy Polk of Cal
ifornia, was made a member of the
French Legion of Honor today. The
countess was recognised because of her
work during the war.
Boy Hangs Himself
Playing 'Wild West'
Monterey, Cal., Sept. J7.(i. m. g)
Manuel Festlnosa was playing "wild
West" with a clolhes line In the backyard
of his home here. His mother went to
the door to call him and found that he
had accidentally hanged himself with tha
The) Season's Best
Alo Another .
N - O - W P - L
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Ashland Woman and
Daughter Hurt When
Auto Strikes Them
Ashland, Sept 27. Mra A. O. Mc
Carthy and her daughter, Mra. Frank
Moore, were both considerably braised
In an auto accident Friday afternoon. A
oar driven by JC. K. Hall struck tha two
women. Mrs. McCarthy waa taken to
a hospital.' She received cut and bruise
on her face, Mrs. 'Moore was bruised
on her slae. Hall ran Into a tret la his
attempt to avoid bitting; them."
Last . week . the. Hope Rebekab lodge
celebrated the founding of the order In
a social evening, at which the principal
feature waa a mock wedding ceremony
In bcnor of the anniversary of Mr. and
Mrs. W. H. Oowdy, pioneer members of
the local order. The lodge presented Mr.
and Mrs. Oowdy with a cut glass dish.
By C. P. BerteUl
Paris, Sept 27. A near revolution
baa been brought about at .San Se
bastian, the Spanish Monte, Carlo,
where the priests received ordera
from the highest pontifical authori
ties not to conf esa or to admit to holy
communion women wearing low
neck gowns, abort skirts or trans
; The official proclamation announced
that "these are immoral fashions lm
norted from France." and pleads with
the Spaniards to abjure "the lascivious
modes, it is announced that none would
be shriven unless attired In proper mod
esty. Registration for
Music at U. of 0.
. Twice 1919 Mark
University of Oregon, Eugene, Sept
tl As early as Saturday, two days
before registration opened officially,
twice as many students enrolled in the
school of music as were signed up at
the same period last year, according to
Dr. J. J. Landsbury, dean.
Construction on the new music build
ing will begin soon and It will probably
be completed early In the year.1 The
structure, It is said, will be equaled by
only one other similar structure west
of Chicago, and new equipment being
added will make the school of music
one of the finest in the country.
A new departure, a children's di
vision, though not a part of the uni
versity proper, will be more or less
under the supervision of the department
In charge of Mrs. M. H. Douglas of
Olee club work will start soon and a
tour will probably be taken about
Christmas time, according to George
Hopkins, ex-president of the organisa
tion. Tryouta are scheduled for about
the middle of next month.
Lexle Strachan, one of the best
known educators in the state, who
taught in ' the . university high school
last year and -took, work In the uni
versity, left for Stanford to take spe
Two Put on Trial
In Taylor Murder
Case in Pendleton
Pendleton, Sept 27. The trial of
Irvtn Stoop and Floyd Henderson, two
of the four remaining prisoners In
dicted on charges of first degree mur
der as a result of the slaying of Sher
iff Til Taylor, opened Monday. Owens
and Rathle will be tried Immediately
following. Stoop and Henderson will
be represented by Joeepb J. Lavin of
Spokane, formerly attorney for the
Great Northern railway.
A change of venue was denied the
men. due to the state's evidence that
the men would be able to get a fair
trial In this county. It Is expected
that difficulty will be met in secur
ing a Jury to try the case. a The suc
cess with which a Jury Is secured for
Stoop and Henderson will determine
whether Owens and Rathle are tried
Slayer Is to Testify
Salem, Sept 27. K. C. Halley, prin
cipal keeper at the state prison here,
will leave Monday afternoon for Pendle
ton with Emmett Bancroft, alias Neil
Hart, who has been subpenaed as a wit
ness in the case of Floyd Stoop and
W. O. Henderson, on trial for alleged
complicity in the murder of Sheriff Til
Taylor of Umatilla county.
$500,000 Left by
Ames College Dean
Nevada. Iowa. Spt 27. U. P.)
Dean E. W. Stanton, vice president or
Ames college, left an estate estimated to
be worth SiOO.OOO, his will filed for pro
bate here today revealed. His widow is
the chief beneficiary.' The will provides
for a Stanton memorial at Ames, in the
1 form of a new .building or an' addition
to a present structure.
- A - Y - 1 - N - G-
' By George It Holmes
Aboard Senator Harding's Special
Train, Pittsburg, Pa.,.Sept 17, (L
N. 8.) Forsaking temporarily the
quiet of bis Marlon front porch,
Senator Warren O. Harding today
is making his first speaking trip of
Accompanied, by Mrs. Harding and a
small party, the senator is en route to
Baltimore where tonight he will deliver
his first purely political address outside
of Ohio since his nomination, a speech
dealing with the need of an American
merchant marine and a protective tariff.
The senator's itinerary, originally call
ing for only three speeches Baltimore,
Wheeling and Ashland, Ky. has been
extended to include six. The additional
engagements will be filled in Parkers
burg, Huntington and Kenovia, all in
West Virginia, where half hour stops
will be made en route back to Marion.
Senator Harding will be back on his
front porch Thursday.
vAt Baltimore late today, Senator
Harding will be joined by Harry M.
Daugherty, his personal campaign man
ager, and Charles D. Hilles, New Tork
national committeeman, who have been
arranging the proposed Western trip
which the senator will undertake late in
Three special cars make up the Hard
ing train. In the senator's Immediate
party are Senator Frederick B. Hale of
Maine; Dr. C. E. Sawyer, his Marion
physician ; Ex-Senator - George Suther
land of Utah, and Richard Washburn
Child, his editorial adviser. A score of
newspaper correspondents accompany
EXHIBIT ARRAY BREAKS
STATE FAIR RECORDS
(ConUnoad Prom Pt One.)
winner of more blue ribbons at the state
fair than all other counties In the state
combines Clackamas, Washington and
CANADIAN PRODUCTS SHOWW
Aside from the county displays. West
em Canada is here again with a highly
creditable display of grains, grasses,
fruits and garden products. Several in
dividual farm exhibits round out the dis
plays in the agricultural pavilion, which
have made state fair officials scratch for
space to accommodate all comer a
Another booth In this pavilion, al
though not an agricultural exhibit, which
Is attracting its share of attention, is
that of the Chemawa Indian school
which occupies the entire west nd of
the second floor with displays of the
handiwork of the boys and girls who are
being trained at the institution.
The 29 spaces In the automobile pavil
Ion are all occupied. The accessories
which have heretofore shared this pavil
ion have been crowded out into a tern
porary shed adjoining.
TENTS ARE USED r
The entire space between the agricul
tural and automobile pavilions, hereto
fore been given over to parking space
for automobiles, this year looks Jike a
miniature city of canvas, with tents ac
commodating farm machinery of every
description, for which there is no room
In the permanent buildings.
Practically every atall In all of the 13
livestock barns Is occupied by one or
more blue-blooded animals. In the horse
barn A. C. Ruby of Portland is exhibit
ing a string of Percberons which are a
source of much admiration, as also are
the Fercherona from the stables of D. F.
Burg of Albany and C. L. Folk of Hal-
sey, and the Clydesdales from J. E. Rey
nolds' stables at La Grande, these four
exhibitors, while among the largest, rep
resenting only a few of the many ex
CATTLE EXHIBITS BIO
In the cattle exhibits competition is,
If possible, even more keen than In the
exhibits of horses and with more entries
in the various, classes. Holstein honors
are being sought by L. J. Simpson of
North Bend and W. N. Hathorn of
Laurel. Among the exhibitors of Jer
seys are found the Coos County Jersey
Cattle club from Arago, L. A. McCor
mick of Tillamook, Frank Laughary
Sons of Monmouth, N. H. Smith of Ore
gon City and McArthur ft Stauff of
Ayrshire are being shown, among
others, by Goodman Bros. of Grants
Pass, J. R. Maben of Canary and Rus
sell Catlin of Salem. The Olendale
Stock farm of Aspen, Colo., haa entered
a herd of Hereford. F. H. Porter of
Halsey, Or., and I K. Cogswell of
Cbehalls, Wash., are Included among
tne exhibitors or Red Polled cattle and
Cogdon ft Battles of Yakima, Wash.,
are showing a herd of Aberdeen Angus.
Among exhibitors of Guernseys are Haw
ley A Son of McCoy. A. I. 4 J. Hughes
of Oregon City and Crawford Bros, of
BIO HOGS ENTERED
In the hog bams O. T. Murphy
Son of Hubbard are showing several
pens of big type Poland Chinas, while
It w. Hogg of Salem and & D. Steffy
of Newberg are competitors In this class.
Several pens of Duroo Jerseys from the
Elm Farm herd. McMinnvllle. Jones
Prater, owner, are entered In this class.
as also are exhibits by A. N. Doerfier
of Silverton and George Delox of Oregon
S. F. Zysett of Sclo, W. M. Riddle ft
Son of Monmouth, w. H. Olllam or Dal
las and R. W. Hogg of Salem are com
peting for honora in the Angora goat
exhibits. Several pens of Dorset Horn
sheen are being shown by W. H. Cleve
land of Gresham and MoCaleb Bros, of
Monmouth are exhibiting a numberr
CHILDREH E5J0T DAT
In . tha educational hulkllnr th On.
gon Agricultural college has an inter
esting display, depicting the various
phases of Its activities. The handiwork
of Inmates and students at tha stats
hosnitaL tha hove training arhnnl tha
State School for tha hllnrf an A nthar
state institutions occupy booths In this
Monday is Children's dav and aavaral
ara takinr advantaa-e rf tiia fra m.A
mission to give me nig snow the once
In . tha - nrlna dnartm.nt . Inrfn.
una ex way ana wui he completed
Tuesday noon. ..' Llvaatnrk 1n1r1na
ran at noon and will avmilTma thMnrk.
out the remainder of the week, begin
ning eu a Cdocx; eacn morning.
Monday's program, featured In
afternoon kv antri mln jwmtaata anA
automobile races, will be brought, to
ciose at nigni wiin a concert ty
Portland , Symphony orchestra " of
pieces in the new. stadium.
Tuesday is Boosters day and a special
f "jinn nas peen - preparea try tha g.
lem Cherrlans for the entertainment of
the "live wires, from the cities of the
Northwest - Competitive drills are
scheduled for the afternoon. . between
teams representing" the Portland Rosa-liana,-
Vancouver Prunariana, Eugene
Radiators; Albany Pheasants,' Sales
Cherrlana and the Independence Com
mercial club. . tj.
The program of running and harness
races will open Tuesday afternoon, fol
lowed by auto polo conteste and automo
bile races. The horse ahow, the society
event of the week, opena in the stadium
Tuesday night .
Prunariana Flan Trip
Vancouver, Wash, Sept 21. Arrange
ments are being; made by the Prunarlana
for their visit to the Oregon state fair
in Salem Tuesday. The Prunarlana will
accompany the Rosariana of Portland
and will be guests of the Cherrlans for
the day. -
LUNATIC TO DEATH
fir United Km)
Elgin. 111., Sept 27. For the first
time on record, according to the
Kane county authorities, the death
penalty haa been imposed upon an
insanity patient, Nolan T. Robinson.
an escaped inmate of the Insane
A Jury in Judge Massinl Slusser's
court found Robinson guilty of murder
and fixed punishment at death. The
Judge sentenced Robinson to hang.
Next Friday the judge will bear a mo
tion for an appeal.
Robinson, after escaping from the
asylum here, went to his home In
Wheaton and with an Iron bar attacked
his wife and baby and his wife's par
ents. Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Brown. The
aged couple died.
'The jury decided Robinson was not
nsane when he felled his victims, al
though the judge instructed them that
they might presume he was Insane. When
the verdict waa given. Robinson walked
to the jury box and said, dramatically:
"Gentlemen, your verdict Is right The
sentence to death Is what I deserve. I
Lexington Cars to
Increase $100 in
Price October First
Toledo, Sept 27. Frank B. Ansted,
president of Lexington Motor company,
today said: "The price of the Lexington
touring car will be raised 1100 October 1.
'If a manufacturer thinks his prices
are high he should say so. If. however,
he believes in his merchandise and
knows how to figure costs, and finds
that he cannot reduce price without re
ducing quality he owes ft not only to
his stockholders but to the public to say
"The announcement of the rise In price
is not a matter of price competition, as
much as a mattar of principle, not what
is expedient but what is right Rather
than take advantage of the present sen
sation and bid for public popularity we
prefer to build for public confidence and
for balance and stabilisation in business.
The announced rise In the price of
the Lexington touring car waa dotal .n
Ined upon some time ago. It is a part
f our etudied business program that
was mapped out when the price of our
Lexington sedan was raised $20 Sep
tember 1. Furtbermora, we can say now.
looking into 1921. the new Lexington
model will be several hundred dollars
more than the present
REDUCTIONS ANNOUNCED ON
STEWART MOTOR TRUCKS
Buffalo. N. T.. Sept 27. (U. P.) Big
reductions in the price of trucks manu
factured by the Stewart Motor corpora
tion of this city were announced today
by President T. R. Llppard.
The Stewart reductions were given as
$703 on ttt-ton trucks; S625 on 2-ton
trucks ; $580 on the 2-ton machine. Other
reductions were $455 on the lV4-ton; $300
on the 1-ton and $155 on the -ton truck.
Washington G. 0. P.
Will Center Fight
On the Third Party
Montesano, Sept 27. The Republican
central committee ef Grays Harbor
county Saturday decided on a campaign
of education to expose "tne raiiacy- 01
the third party, with "Incidental atten
tion" to be paid to Democrats. E. B.
Benn, Aberdeen, newly elected chairman,
declared the communists of Russia were
concentrating their attempt to gain a
foothold In this country on tha state
of Washington, "Russia s back door."
The following officers were elected
Chairman, E. B. Benn. Aberdeen ; sec
retary. S. A. Glrard. Hoqulam ; executive
committee, J. W. Clark. Aberdeen ; Frank
Thurber. Hoqulam ; Al E. IeRoy, Klina ;
Henry McCleary, McCleary ; A. C. Miller,
Oakvtlle; L. B. Hogan, Cosmopollst A.
C McNeill. Montesano. State Commit
teeman E. E. Boner, Aberdeen.
Five hundred gallons of mash were
destroyed and the shack and Its con
tents in which the mash was found were
destroyed near South Elms. The oper
ators had decamped with the stilL They
had made their headquarters homelike
with flowers and two cats. The sheriff
Five in Family Are
Among Six Hurt in
Craahlne- into a streetcar, an auto
mobile driven by John Oulan SundafX
night Injured six persons,- five of them
members of one family. The accident
occurred at Twenty-fourth and Knott
streets when GulanB car hit a Broad
way streetcar. The machine was totally
Gulan was driving Mr. and Mra Frank
Duklcb, 71 East Ninth street The couple
were badly bruised and cut as were
their children. Alex, aged S. Deltse, aged
t. and Olga. aged 4. An were given
emergency treatment at the time of the
accident, and the Dukich family re
moved to St Vincents hospital. Oulan
waa taken to police headquarters, where
he was held pending Investigation later
today. . He was slightly injured.
Is Given Command
Washington, Sept 17. (U- P.) Rear
Admiral Halstead haa been assigned to
command the Twelfth naval . district at
San Francisco, the navy department an
nounced today. Halstead relieves Re,ar
Admiral Jim ,who now takes com
mand , of i supplyf ships -ef I the' Pacific
ELMO ROOT 13
BACK, BUT SILENT
By Robert J. Bender
TTnitad Hews Bta!f Cert pottflast.
New York. Sept 27. Arrival of
former Senator Ellhu Root In KeW
Tork Sunday, after several months
In Europe, coupled with recent poll
tlcal developments, points to a de
elded quickening of the fight around
the League of Nations issue during
the closing weeks of the presidential
The Republicans are looking to Root
as the Moses to lead them out of the
situation wherein they find one wing of
the party speaking against the League of
Nations while another wing is senaing
out speakers who favor the league with
such reservations as will safeguard
FXAK CANDIDATE 8TKATI50
A series of conferences between Root
and various Republican leaders are en
rthe books for the next few days, and
It would not be surprising to see the
former senator paying a visit to the
front porch at'Harion within the near
Meanwhile. It can be stated that there
is a strong feeling about Democratic
headquarters, and in Washington, that
Governor Cox haa been "scattering nis
firs" too much. President Wilson still
regards the league as the dominant
issue in the campaign- He la reaoy,
and, aa previously forecast In these dis
patches, may be expected to Issue state
ments bearing on this issue, or oiner
wise take a hand in support of Cox
from the White House.
Those who view tne situation In the
same light aa the president re conae
auently bringing pressure to bear on
headquarters to see that Democratic
speakers concentrate on the league, and
are hopeful that Cox will also devote
more of his utterances to straight sup
port of the covenant
BOOT SATS XOTHHIG
Whether coincidental or otherwise
"Uncle Sam of Freedom Ridge." the
story which drew high commendation
from the president and which has fig
ured In some ef the campaign cnarges
of recent weeks, had Its first showing
In New Tork aa a "movie" Sunday
This story Is regarded as a strong
argument for the League of Nations
and many prominent Democrats attend
ed the Initial showing of the film.
Two large theatres were secured for
the initial presentation, an invitation
affair. Every, emphasis was laid by the
speakers on the declaration that !
a "non-partisan" picture.
MeADOO IS CHAIBMAIf
William Q. McAdoo, who acted as
chairman of the evening, so declared,
and added that It waa "a tragic pity
that the League of Nations had to be
Injected into the campaign, particularly
when there were so many domestic Is
sues that a clean-cut referendum waa
Oscar Straus, an officer of the League
to Enforce Peace and one of the speak
ers of the evening, declared the picture
to be utterly non-partisan "because
whatever party is elected to power must
support this great Institution (the
league) for the liberation of peoples
throughout the world."
Among the distinguished people pres
ent were : Former Ambassador James
W. Gerard, Samuel Gonipera, the two
daughters of the president Miss Mar
garet Wilson and Mra William G. Mc- I
Ad oo and the president s cousin, Helen
Wood row Bones.
Elihu Root arrived here Sunday from
Europe, where he has been aiding In
the establishment of an International
court of justice, and succeeded in say
ing absolutely npthlng to a score of re
porters. MIGHT MAKE SMUGGLER
Root even succeeded in withholding
his reason for saying nothing.- It he
could secrete valuable objects from tha
customs officers as he succeeds in hid
ing his ideas from the reporters, he could
give up the law business and take to
smuggling In a serious way.
The Rotterdam, on which Root ar
rived, waa hung up down the bay for
more than two hours by a fog that de
layed 10 liners. He was met at the dock
by a few friends and sifter convincing
the reporters that his mind was not only
locked, but burglarproof, he subsided
Into a very ordinary citlsen, chatting
with three friends while waiting tor the
customs to check his baggage with an
Root was accompanied by his wife.
who was with him in Europe.
Three Nurses Are
Injured When Car
Plunges Off Road
The Dalles, Sept 27. Three nurses
employed in the local hospital are oc
cupying beds In that Institution, re
covering from injuries sustained Sun.
day afternoon when the automobile In
which they were riding waa wrecked
two miles east of here on the Colum
bia river highway. The automobile ran
off the embankment when Bert Eaton,
driver, turned to talk to one of the oc
cupants of the rear seat The car
dropped 12 feet and turned turtle. The
injured nurses are Grace Gibson, Verna
Smith and Velma Smith.
An automobile driven by Tburraan
Smith returned to the scene of the ac
cldent after Smith had hastened to
the city to secure aid for the victims.
and was wrecked when Smith. In at'
tempting to pass another car, lost con
trot Smith was uninjured.
Crew Meets Death;
Engine Runs Away
Sydney, N. S. W., Sept 27. U. P.)
Hurled backward onto the track when
locomotive and tender became discon
nected, engine driver and fireman
Were run over and killed and the lo
comotive, uncontrolled, sped many miles
before it ran itself out of steapt in, a-
moet unusual accident on a country
railway in New South Wales Saturday.
The fatality resulted from the-break-tog
of the .drawbar connecting the en
gine ana tender. Alter crushing oat
the lives of the engine crew, the unat
tached cars proceeded on tha track
until the momentum was overcome.
Ellis Island Reds
To Be Transferred
New Tork. Sept 27. L N. 8.K-AJ1
extremists held on Ellis Island for de
portation are to be transferred at once
to Deer Island, immigration station of
Boston. .Mass, and will be held there
until facilities for their deportation nave
been secured. . .
Churches 'Tween ;
Brownsville, Sept Brownsville
possesses practical ministers who
work together. M, 8. Woodaworth.
pastor of the Baptist church, is a
school' teacher In the Brownsville
high schools During the Summer
vacation he : took the contract of
painting the Methodist church- As
his own church needed painting and
time was short Rev. MoClaln Davis
of tha Presbyterian church and Rev.
T. 'H. Downs of the Methodist church
came to his aid and the churches
were both painted.
Mansion Turned Over to Strikers
Who Are Homeless; 12 Killed
150 Wounded in Riots.
Rpme, Sept 26. Mme. Line Cav
aliera's mansion has been thoroughly
commtfnlzed. It Was occupied by an
organized mob of Italian workers
and tha leaders apportioned tha
rooms to members of the Commun
ist party who were without apart
Mme. Lina Cavaliera is the former
wife of ex-Sheriff "Bob" Chanler of New
Tork. When she separated from him
his brother, John Armstrong Chanler,
asked the famous Question, "Who's
Aviator Adrift on
Ocean for Two Days
Nanalmo, B. C, Sept 27. (TJ. P.
Adrift from Monday until Wednesday on
a log In the Gulf of Georgia, Aviator
Lieutenant W. H. Brown of Victoria,
B. C, waa picked up by the American
cannery tender Hidden Inlet proceed
ing from the north to Seattle, and land
ed here late last night His seaplane
lies a total wreck in 20 feet of water off
Nolan island. 20 miles south of Bella
Bella. Lieutenant Brown waa on
way to Prince Rupert when his ?lane de
veloped engine trouble, resulting In wreck
of the machine.
GOV.-CW CARRIES HIS
(Continued Front Pace One. V
our replies (hereto without deceitful
comment T " " , i
WILL STATS TIEW8
The ' Democratic candidate haa been
questioned a number of times on his
Western teur about the liquor question,
but, haa confined bis reply to the en
forcement phase of the matter, declaring
he would, if elected, enforce - tha law
regardless of who It might affect His
statement today, however, la Interpret
ed aa a promise to state his views on
the question of modifying the Volstead
act if Identical questions are submitted
to him and Senator Harding. The text
of his statement follows :
"My attention has been called to a
dispatch from the East which quotes
Wayne rB. Wheeler, general counsel of
the Anti-Saloon league, aa saying that
be had submitted questions to both. Sen
ator Harding and myself, and that 1 had
not responded, but Senator Harding did.
Xet me direct the notice of the pub
lic to this significant circumstance. I
wsa asked whether I was forSkr against
any proposal to change the Volstead
Senator Harding was asked whether
he stood by-his recorded vote on the
eighteenth amendment and the Volstead
act This sharp difference will be noted.
The question to me was based upon fu
ture development; the one to Senator
Harding was not I was akd what I
would do in the future. Senator Hard-'
Ing was not"
Governor Cox devoted today to rest
and recreation. He was thoroughly tired
out after his speech last night, but afjer
a long aleep he said he waa feeling very
much refreshed when he arose for a late
breakfast this morning.
in nis speeches here today. Cox ap
pealed to the church people "to forget
the party ticket their forefathers mav
have voted and to vote for our sharing
in. me oniy practical way mat has been
suggested to end war."
CHVBVCHES INDORSE LEAGUE
"Tha Methodist church, at lta last an
nual conf ereace In Dee Moines, the Bap
tist national association at Washington.
me rresDyrerian .general assembly at
Philadelphia,' the 'triennial aeneral con.
ventlon of th. Protestant- Episcopal
church at Detroit, the National council
oi tne congregational church at Grand
Raplda. the Unitarian general conference)
at Baltimore all unanimously aoDroved
our entry Into the league either without
reservations or with only such reserva
tions as would reassure our neanla and
strengthen the moral influence of the
United States," Governor Cox said.
POPE BENEDICT CITED
Governor Cox also died the followinr
statement of Pope Benedict In hla last
"Once the league among the nations
Is founded on the Christian law in all
thVt regards Justice and charity, the
church will surely not refuse Its valid
aid a . special reason for forming this
society among nations Is the need, gen
erally recognised, of reducing it it Is
not possible to abolish It entirely the
enormous military expenditure which
oan no longer be borne by tha states in
order that In this way murderous and
disastrous wars may be prevented.
Throughout Nebraska, Oex expected te
emphasise that be will accept the Hitch
cock reservations. He was to make five
minute speeches at Lexington. Kearney,
Grand Island, Aurora, Tork said Seward.
' ill I , i,
Ferryboats CrasH in
Fog; Woman Hurt
New Tork, Sept 27. I, N. &) Five
hundred passe risers were panic stricken
snd one woman was Injured when the
West Shore railroad ferryboats Buffalo
and Syracuse crashed In North river In
a dense f( today. The Syracuse was so
badly damaged ahe had to be towed to
port by a tug. The fog was ad' thick
that the Kills island and Governor's Is
land ferries were not running. . .
IS DM11 ED
KERBY S. MILLER
Kerby S. Miller, son of Mrs. May
K. Miller, 1123 Falrmount boule
vard, Eugene, haa received the "ap
pointment for . the ' Rhodes scholar
ship from Oregon. The commute
which appointed the new Oregon
scholar consisted of President P. 1
Campbell ot the Ualveralty of Ore
gon and three former Oxford men.
A. C. Newlll of the Portland school
board, J. B. Harrison of the , Uni
versity of Washington. C. H. Gray
of Reed college.
W. C. Barnes of the University of
Oregon, also an Oxonian, sat with the
committee, but cast no vote. . The com
mittee was much gratified at the show
ing made by Oregon this year in tne
type of young men who presented them
selves aa candidates lor tne appoint
Eight candidates from five instltu
tlons were considered, so that the de
cision waa more than usually dim
cult to make because Of the. high stand
ard of the men who came before the
committee. . .
Miller is 21 years of are and was
graduated from the Medford high school
and the University, ot Oregon. At pres
ent he holds a university , scholarship
In philosophy at Columbia university,
New Tork. , He haa distinguished him
self In hl studies in piilloaoplfy at
the University of Oregon and 'Is con
sidered by his teachers aa one of the
ablest students In that department that
have come to the school. Jn a recent
number of the Journal of Philosophy,
Psychology and - Scientific Method be
has had published an article dealing
with one aspect of the doctrine of rela
tivity His paper la entitled The Log
ical Necessity of a Constant In the
Concept of Space."
At Oxford he will probably read for
the research degree of doctor of philos
ophy. Miller haa been prominent in the
Intellectual life of the university. He
is a member of the Crossroads club, an
organisation of students and 'faculty
members for the free interchanges; of
In the summer of 1118 Miller enlist
ed in ! the summer camp at the Pre
sidio at San Francisco and returned to
the university to assist in the organi
sation of the 8. A. T. C, In which he
was made sergeant and placed in
charge of one of the barracks. In Oc
tober, lals, he waa appointed to West
Point for a short course of training
leading to a commission and early de
parture for .France. After the armis
tice he chose to return to the univer
sity -and take up his studies again.
Miller was reared on a farm In
Southern Oregon and spent his vaca
tions In outdoor work. During his high
school daya he showed promise as a
sprinter and pole-vaulter on the Med
ford high school track team.
John Engberg Dies
At Age of 90 Years
After Long Illness
Following a lingering Illness of three
yeacs, during which time he was bed
fast John Engberg died on September
IT at the home of his daughter, Mra J.
P. "Freeman, Forty-eighth avenue and
One Hundred and Sixth street southeast
He was over 90 years of age. Engberg
was born In Oskarshamn, Sweden, and
came to America In 1895. He lived In
Chicago until 1904 and moved to Silver-
ton. In 1900 he moved to Lenta. Three
sons, two daughters, 17 grandchildren
and nine srreat-errandchlldren mourn his
I death. The one .daughter, at whose.
home he resided,, three grandchildren
and five treat-grandchildren reside In
Oregon.. The remainder are In Chicago.
Engberg .waa a member of the Lutheran
Andrew; W. Powers
Andrew W. Powers, a resident of
Oregon for the past 68 years, died at the
family residence, 762S Fifty-ninth ave
nue, ' southeast Wednesday, and was
buried Friday. Powers was born 78
years ago In Montana and bad lived in
Oregon since 1SIL He was a member
of Rueben Wilson post No. 98, of the
O. A. R.
Martha J. Silverman
Martha Janj Silverman, wife of Caleb
Silverman of 978 East Sherman street,
died at the family home Wednesday at
the age of II. Funeral services were
h 'BABE' RUTH IN ACTION
See Tbim Warveleaa
Jta KisgtPaetegraahed by the eiew-MeOes
nATCt AT?- l"m
this oAJr.;2 i-
N ew S how
- THEv JACK
held Friday at the J. P. FlnleV Jl Son
chapel, with Interment at the Portland
crematorium. , . .. : . ;
'Dorr Sharp. 474 East Tenth street
Who died September. 17, is survived, by
u wuo ana tores living children F. . D
Sharp. ' Florence and Flora - 'Sharp.
Sharp waa born July Jl. m. In St
Joseph, Mo moved to California In .
1878 and to Portland in 1Q. A brother,-
Oordon Sharp ot Los Angeles, also ;
survives. Enarp was hurled Monday at
Mount Scott Park cemetery by Mult
nomah camp No. 77, Wo O. W.
Dixon. Cal., Sept 27. (U. P.)
County Auditor A. H. Locey of Butte
county was lying unconscious from
the effects of a heavy dose of ether.
believed to have been self-adminls-tered
with suicidal Intent, at a hotel
here this morning.
The circumstances surrounding his
case were not clear to authorities here.
who brought Locey to the hotel shortly
after 1 a. m.
A warrant for Locay's arrest, charging
him with embexillng Butte county funds,
had been issued yesterday.
Vets to Hold Bouts
In Honor of Jones
An entertainment featuring boxing
and wrestling will be given by Over-the-Top
post No. 81. Veterans of For
eign Wars. In room 675 courthouse, to
night In honor of John W. Jones, com
mander of the local post, who wfS
elected national Junior vice oommander-ln-chief
at the national convention.
Commander Jones returned to Portland
Saturday, and he brings back much
valuable information for ex-servioe
men. The program will be started at
8 o'clock and all .ex-service men are
cordially Invited to attend.
begins to play
tion. Quit coffee
in its place.
TSerefc a Reason
He's Glad Yoii'llBeJoo
J. ' M. Bendroth. Mew chint
tailor. Washington Bldg., had
2 houses one $3000 anl
one 3 S 00 Inserted Want
ad in Journal to run 14 day,
cancelled at the end of 10
days . because he told them
both through a Journal
Want ad says he had 4 to
6 calls per day.
It Pays to Advertise !
Everybody ha a want some
want something othm want
to dispense with something.
Lots and lots of people us
The Journal classified col
umns to advertise these
Want, and Don't Wants.
You'll enjoy reading these
little wants of the people.
Just turn to the classified
columns. You'll find them
if yea thou 14 wmnt ta bar ar aD nmKhlss.
s smsU "Went" ad iamrt) in The Journal
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aaaia eilsht pomblj bur er tell Uwt maa.
tatas far roe.
have served my purpose"
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