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THE OREGOXX SUNDAY JOURNAL. PORTLAND, SUNDAY UORNING OCTOBER 31, 1C20.
z William .Glover f grmef (Secret
r iervict Agetn Teftifiesln Wtr
' Stamps, Case jn U. S. 'Court
Perhaps y a week from to,day the
- verdict in ' the War Savings 8tamp
, case will be known. At best, the
date when the trial will 64 is only
a. fueas. The trial begin TuewSay.
The "government was , until JilO p.
m. Friday In presenting lt side of
the case. ' Argument; of defense at
torneva . oceubied : & create oortlon
I ot the remainder of the day. Owing
to the election' Tuesday, 'Judge Wol
vsrton excused the jury until Wed
Emphasis has been placed upon the
' eentents of a letter ef censure prepared
' by the last trend Jury, which la said te
criticise the actions et former Secret
',i Service Agent William A. OWWf and
y Joseph Walters. ' r
i. ' CONTESTS AM GTJABDID
' As yet the contents of the letter have
, been " withheld from the trial jury.
Veetch, however, secured testimony from
Olover to the effect that the grand
' jurors had sent the letter to the chief
of the secret service at Washington and
that ha sent the latter back to Olover
kins for a report. Olover testified
that as yet he had not replied, as he
wanted to ret the evidence in this ease
to include In his report. Subsequent te
the filing of this letter, Glover and Wal
ters bote resigned from the service, ee
' ' cording to their statements on the stand.
Both Insisted that they resigned vol
, untarlly. Olover, however, failed to con
. eeal all the contents of the letter fronj
the jury. While en the stand Saturday
. ' he referred to being accused of "plant
' lhf evidence in the room of Fred Peter
. son, one of the defendants.
Olover said he had nothing to do with
planting evidence In Peterson's room.
Peterson was arrested by Walters and
Is now serving a year's eentence in the
; county Jail for having stolen and ai
i Atered War Savings Stamps in his poe
. session. Walters testified to seeing the
stamps six hoars before he arrested
: Peterson, bat when he started to tell
wttrt he had ann thorfe atiA wi a fisil
uism, lawyers tor me aeiense ODjectea
and the court upheld the objection.
After explaining to the jury the prac
tice of certain federal officials ef grant
i: Jng Immunity to persons who furnish
7 Information, provided they are not actu
' ally engaged In the plot. Glover pro
'. needed to tell the Jury-that Angelo Rossi
had been protected because he promised
to furnish Information.
COURT ASKS QUESTION
During the cross-examination Olover
said Rossi had never given htm any in
formation save as to the defendant
Peterson, and that -he had withheld In
formation concerning the etamp deals
with Brenner, La Salle. Smith and Stein.
Judge Wolverton wag net satisfied with
answers Glover, gave to" the questions
, concerning the Rossi information, so
-when attorneys for both sides had fln
' Ished he asked a few questions. When
the judge asked, "So he (Rossi) didn't
tell you the complete story V Glover
-replied. "No, your honor."
Jurors empanelled in the case are t
George B. Zimmerman, George M.
Shaver; Stephen Poole. William Prlngle.
lsador Greenbaum, Fred H. Moore, A.
C. Sinclair,, Carl Q. Llebe, Walter B.
Peacock, Fred 8. Pickering, William
Nelson and Edward Nor thru p.
Caterers to Hold
; Annual Meeting
1 November 3 to 5
The third annual convention ef the
Portland Caterers' association will be
?,1 J- Oreoa building, November
, . 4o 6. The first item of business on the
j program is the election ef officers
f- Wednesday afternoon. Thursday the
.. . highway will be viewed, followed by a
t theatre party at night Friday morning
a visit will be made to various supply
houses. A complimentary luncheon will
be given Friday hoen at the Haselwood
and the annual banquet la scheduled for
. P- m. Friday night at the Hotel Ben
son. J. IS. Dunne will ant
. W . . 4 m . . . . .
" " Joel H. Coe of St Nicholas cafeteria la
president of the association.
Close to Portland
Tract of 1206 acres of cut-over land between Port
land and Astoria now being offered for sale at low
. prices and ori very easy terras.
. Excellent boat service. Low fares and freight rates.
.. Landing store and freight house on the property.
Very .deeOlyrnpic gilt soil, which has shown itself
capable of raising any firm produce that will rtow
m this climate,
Land recently tut over, which means that it can
be more easily cleared, as there is no dense under
, growth to contend with.
Opportunity to Make Their Selection
633 Northweatern Bank ilidini
CANDIDATE FOR CONGRESS
Esther Pohl Jjovcjoy, whose campal
district enjoys so
Red Cross Cleared
$21,000 Last Year;
The Red Cross ehaop cleared $21,000,
or more than 4400 a week, last year for
carrying on charitable work, according
to Miss Helen Whitney, secretary.
Qroaa receipts ef $28,447.88 were re
ceived from donations by Portland peo
ple of old clothes, books, magazines,
paper, pictures and similar articles. To
tal expenses were $5433.80 for the year.
Most of the work has been-done by
volunteers, including Mrs. William Mac
Rae, Mrs. Arthur Murphy, Miss Mae
Hirsch,, Miss Louise Pouleen. Mrs. if.
E. Lee, Mrs. Elliott Habersham, Mrs.
A W. Evans, Mrs. William Boyer, Hiss
Marjorie Noble, Mrs. F. D. Kuettner,
Mrs. M. D. Toung and Mrs. Frank Hall.
Donations will be called for by the
Red Cross wagon. ' Old articles find a
ready sale at the Shop which certain
persons throng in search for bargains.
The shop is located at Third and Oak
Chamber to Be Host
On Election Night
Mere than 200 reservations have been
made at the chamber of commerce for
the dinner which will precede open house
entertainment in the commerce rooms
Tuesday evening. A special "wire has
been arranged to carry election returns
direct to the clubrooms during open
house, which will be from until 12
p. m. Musis will be provided, a com
plimentary buffet luncheon will be
served and a space will be cleared For
Tttm Road Being: Bnllt
Wheeler, Oct. 80. The Southern Pa
Ctflo has granted permission for road
crossing over its right of way In the
north end of Wheeler and work: has been
begun on a branch road, leaving the main
road near Wheeler garage and leading
to the shingle mills, machine shops and
sawmill In the north end of town.
Will Have the First
gn tor congress iif the Third Oregon
me unique features.
Comrades In War Service Praying
For Election of Portland Wo
man to Cbngfess From Oregon.
The campaign for Esther Pohl
Lovejoy Is of a unique character.
She is the first congressional can
didate who has ever been formally
indorsed by a big city ministerial as
sociation and whose election haa
been made the subject of sermons
from pulpits of conservative min
isters or who has been prayed for
in pulpit and prayer meetings.
She is the first woman of interna
tional reputation ever nominated for a
federal office. Daily prayers for her
election are being made in the war
stricken regions of Europe by her com
rades in war service and by mothers
to whoss hungry children she came as
an "angel of mercy," to use their own
APFXAX8 ABB EARNEST
From these art coming pitiful appeals
that we elect their friend.
It was only the incident of sex which
kept her tit of the trenches while her
opponent, younger than she, served his
country "at a desk."
Telegrams and letters are being re
ceived from the heads of large organisa
tions, including the National Anti-Saloon
league, the National W. C. T, U., the
Methodist Board of Temperance, the
Presbyterian Board of Temperance, the
International Reform bureau and the
National Prohibition committee, urging
that Dr. Lovejoy be elected.
WOMAW PIOKEERS WAT
-"Esther Pohl Lovejojcjs doing pioneer
political work for the women voters of
America," says Mrs. C B. Simmons,
prominent clubwoman, active social
worker and ardent Republican.
. "Her life has been dedicated to the
cause of humanity." cays Mrs. I. M.
Clarkson, widow of the late Major Clark,
son, former grand commander in chief
of the Grand Army of the Republic.
"The women and all progressive vot
ers should east a unanimous vote for
her. She Is a person of exceptional abil
ity. The men have had charge of politi
cal affairs so long that a leavening In
fluence Is needed."
HONEST SALES IS AIM OF
OLEO BILL, SAYS SHROC&
That the passage ef the oleomargarine
bill on the November ballot will simply
give the statedalry and food commis
sioner power 'to enforce honest sales Of
a food product" that haa merit enough
of its own without being camouflaged as
butter. Is the essence of a statement to
day by M, 8. Shrock. organisation man
ager of the Oregon Dairymen's Coopera
tive league. ;v i . ;
The elemen otlle and health la milk,
butter and cream - are essential to all
people, especially babies, and 61eo
maragine furnishes no substitute, said
Shrock, who added that without the pro
posed law, oleomargarine will be al
lowed to parade as batter -and the Ore
gon dairy Industry with an investment
of $200,000,009 and .10,000 people pn the
farms employed in It will suffer.
The license fees provided for In the
bill," he said, "are bnly such as will
cover the cost ef enforcing the measure
and will In no way hinder its sale. The
hotels and restaurants are required by
this bin to pay only a nominal fee, the
retailer no fee at alh and the wholesaler
and manufacturer will : find the license
fee a mere bagatelle ea compared with
th profits ef the business -
Wbeeler tay.Ctei itetorns I ' '
Wheeler, Or Oca, 10. Great interest
is being shown here tit the election fcd
preparations are being made by organ
isations and clubs, to receive election
returns. - Dancing and sards will fill in
daring the wait
BACKED BY EAGER
i PER CAPITA LOW;
.DURA LEVY NEED
. "eWBBSssssasessBSa-ss ..-
Oregon Metropolis at Bottom of
Utt of Big Cities; 3-Mill
- Levy Is of Vital Importance.
The cost per capita of municipal
government is less in Portland than
in any other-first rank city on the
Paclfld coast. In Los Angeles, the
cost of government is ft 1.81 to every
man and womw in the city; In San
Frahcisoo, It M ,14.44; in Beattle,
fSl.!4. and In Portland, $11.54 on
an Jl-mlU levy. v
la Seattle the tea levied for general
municipal expenses on every $1000 of
property Is $16.10. In Tacoma It Is
per $1000 of property. In Oakland
It-is $11-66. San Franolsbo $1183 and
Portland $$ $.
POBTLANB IS FIRST
In Los Angeles it is $8.72. lower than
dnrportland rate, but Los Angeles has
an Income of (2,400.000 from other
sources, such as licenses, interest and
premiums, as against 1411,000 for Port
land. In San Francisco the revenue
from mieeellaneous sources Is $2,436,000
and in Seattle it is $1,219,353.
' The total amount raised from taxes la
Seattle Is $7,714,613. in Loe Angeles $l
100,000, a San Francisco $1S.01,S, and
in Oakland $3,718,400. Taxes levied In
Portland for 1120 raised $3,37S,0Oft. That
Included the extra 3 mills that the coun
cil is asking the voters to reauthorise for
CASE? IS CRITICAL . ,. X . .
If It Is not reauthorized Portland will
raise ; $2,446,088. nd that - will be the
sum, plus Uia $411)00 income from mis
cellaneous revenue, on which the coun
cil wilt be forced te oonductv municipal
service. . ' , - ,
There have been statements to the ef
fect that the city council bjurpower- te
levy the additional, 3 mills regardless of
the Vote of the people. The council defi
nitely pledged Itself last year not to
levy more than the I mill charter limita
tion unless tha extra 3 mills were again
approved by the voters.- The council re
iterated the pledge a few days ago.
4 -.' . . . . . i,n-- ..y ' . ..--.
LOCAL ISSUE 1ENI4VENS
Brownsville, Or.. Oct. 80r The cam
paign in this city has been quiet. Not
a single stump speech has been deliv
ered, yet election day promises to be
lively, for the question of laying the first
paving In Brownsville will be an issue.
The present mayor and council, against
much opposition, let a contract for pav
ing several blocks, but after the con
tractor was on the ground a flaw was
discovered In the long-drawn-out prelim
inary proceedings and the work was en
joined br the court. Mayor White is
seeking reelection together with a ooun
cil that Will back him up In street im
provement, and an opposition ticket is
out, endeavoring to defeat him. The
opposition desires paving, but opposes
the present method.
State Market Commission
-THE TILLAMOOK COUNTY CREAMERY ASSOCIATIONHICH STARTED 17 YEARS AGO AND HAS DEVELOPED INTO THE MOST
FAMOUS AND MOST SUCCESSFUL FARMERS' COOPERATIVE MARKETING ASSOCIATION IN THE NORTHWEST. SAYS:
"The proposeed market bill would hamper all cooperative work in
Oregon by placing a tax thereon that wrJuld not be borne by corpora
tions nor individuals engaged in that line of work.
"We understand the department expects to be self-supporting within
a short time. The proposed bill appropriates 50,000, besides
the salary of the director and his secretary, an additional 8too.
The cooperative associations la Oregon would all be killed SI they were
r required to pay half such sum.
"Section 12 calls for publication of a MONTHLY BULLETIN. Govern
ment DAILY and WEEKLY -reports are NOW issued and available to
TWO-THE AP?Lt GROWERS' ASSOCIATION OF
1 UNITED STATES, SAYS:
"We view this as a most unnecessary and dangerous measure. It Is
really a one man proposition as the State Market Director, a political
appointee, becomes supreme dictator of cooperative association af
fairs, requiring frequent reports, with power to dictate and impose
severe penalties for any violations, either by commission or omission
of his dictations.
"It is quite possible and more probable that the aforesaid Director
would know little br nothing as regards handling, storage or market
ing of our fruit, yet we would be compelled to sutjmit to his dictation.
T1-IR FF"""THE CONFEDERATED ONION GROWERS' ASSOCIATION, WHICH REPRESENTS THE GROWERS OF APPROXIMATELY TWO.
I HIYLvL, THIRDS OF THE ONIONS GROWN IN THE STATE OF OREGON, AT A MEETING HELD YESTERDAY AFTERNOON fSATUr
DAY, OCTOBER 30), UNANIMOUSLY ADOPTED A RESOLUTION AGAINST THE STATE MARKET COMMISSION BILL. nr,nyjYn 5'UK
For this Association, which has been marketing onions on the- co
operative plan for the last FOURTEEN YEARS, is said:
"A careful reading of the 43 paragraphs of the Market BUI not only
shows that the bill is different from the California measure, but that
It will cause untold confusion and expense to the farmer, whom it is
RY RlJSTNESvS MFN-""!"6 REG?N STATE ETA,L MERCHANTS' ASSOCIATION, as far back as last August, recognized tbat
u x uvuiniAjo lTlAvll the bill would work a hardship on the farmers and upset and confuse business generally, as well as be an
unnecessary tax burden on the public. They passed a resolution opposing the the bill, at that time declaring it to be a measure which would provide
some more soft Jobs at the expense of the taxpayers, already overburdened, and with no real benefits to anyone. The Merchants Association- now
has linked arms with the leading farm organizations of the State to defeat It,
' ' ; ' ' . .
Btf ORGANIZED LABOR"-"15 Pkuttvb committee of the Portland centIral labor council exam
131 v-rrvvjniizj-r irkDWix. 1NED TH market commission bill and recommended a "no" vote. -
RY THE HOT JSFWTVFS"JHE PRTLAND HOUSEWIVES COUNCIL passed a strong resolution denouncing the State Market
A i iT .J t ,T Commission Bill "because it takes the Jurisdiction of alt municipal markets out of the hands of
municipalities, yd places it into the absolute power of the Market Director at Salem and because the tremendous power that the bill gives ta one
man is Inadvisable. . ... .
T G. 0. P.
ON LEAGUE ISSUE
Statement That Taft Would Bolt
if Party. Made League Cam
paign Issue Now Remembered.
William Howard Taft declared tn
1911 'that he would leave the Re
publican party if the leaders of that
party made a partisan issuo of the
League of Nations. He made "the
statement 1ft a meeting of the execu
tive committee of the League to En
force Peace in session in New York.
Taft thought at that time that the
League ot Nations waa too sacred
to become an Issue of a political
-The Taft statement came to light ia a
conversation In which Dr. George Re
bec, director of the Portland extension
center of the University of Oregon, told
of a meeting In a Portland' office at
tended by himself. Assistant Secretary
Jones of the League to Enforce Peace,
who came to Portland to preps re for the
meeting here, and H. V. Siahl of Stahl
HOOD RIVER, WHICH
Adv., Tillamook County Creamery Association)
eV: Binder. On that occasion.' Taft was
landed on all sides for. bis fidelity to
the league regardless of partisan at
tacks made on it by other members, of
his political party. It was then that
Jones, the official of the League - to
Enforce Peace, told of the Taft state
ment In the meeting in New York, la
which he was quoted as saying; r
- f'Oentlemen, If the Republican party
makes a partisan issue of - the League
of Nations. J will leave the party,"
SWITCH IS SUBPRI8E- - '
Dr.' Rebec declares that he remembers
the Jones statement distinctly, -and tbat
be is. of course, surprised at the atti
tude "of Taft since the rejection ot the
league' by Senator Harding. - Although
Recovered Hpr Purse
Money Lost Is Not Always Gone
Provided You Use Journal "Want" Ads
The experience of Mrs. Edgar S. Higglns, 377 East 2$th St.,
Is an illustration of how easy It is to recover lost articles.
Mrs. Hiins lost her purse. She placed a "Want" Ad In
The Journal describing It and at 5:30 that same afternoon
v it was returned to her. Naturally she thinks well of Journal
You, Too, Will Find -Journal
"Want" Ads Mighty Useful
RATE "DIME A LINE"
EVERYONE MONTHLY market reports are ancient history and I
waste of money and good white paper.
"Odr success has been brought about by economizing In producing,
manufacturing and selling costs. -
"Tillamook has spent great sums in advertising Tillamook cheese,
thereby helping to spread the fame of Oregon.
"All this has been brought about without state aid. Under no cir
cumstances do we consider state aid necessary for any cooperative
endeavor. COOPERATION SHOULD SPRING FROM WITHIN not
OREGON APPLES FAMOUS THROUGHOUT THE
"Should any commission have power to make laws? We have a
legislature for that purpose. Our Association problems are our own
and we mutt work them out within ourselves.
"The proponents of this bill state that the farmers are seeking relief
and that the proposed bill will remedy all evils. This rs pure bunk.
"The bill is not wanted by farmers.
"It simply means additional taxation and more political plums."
supposed to help. - '
"The Onion Growers, like the Tillamook Cooperative Farmers and
the Hood River Co-Operatlve Apple Growers, are Jujt awakening to
the fact that the city folks are liable to give the farmers something
that they do not wish."
independent tn politics, Pr. Rebeo an
nounces that he will vote for Cox and
the league. He was not much interested
in tthe campaign previously; be says,
but since the league has become .the
dominant Issue and Senator . Harding
bar decKred in favor of rejection, he .
feels it his duty to support Cox.
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Chamber Approves Levy r
Unanimous approval of support toward
reauthorlsing the milt tan levy was
made by the board of directors, of the
Chamber ot. Commerce at a sped si ses
sion Saturday. -The report ot- the leg
islative committee of the chamber wae
in favor ot passage of the measure and
the report was adopted without revision.