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THE WEATAkR Tonight and Saturday - '
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Minimum temperatures Thursday;
Portland 4 New Orleans.,... i0
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Los Angeles..... 50 St. Paul 2S -
How "celebrates" Should approach - the
"martial yokel" will be enlarged upon
In one of the neatest take-offs that King
Lardner ha written yet. It will be one
of the features of next Sunday's Journal.
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VOL. XIX.' NO. 224.
Kntrd u Serond Claw Matter
Poctoffiee. . Portland. Oregoa
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G. 6. P. National Committeeman
of Oklahoma Dies of Acute Di
lation of Heart; Blamed Shot
on Accident; Woman Is Sought,
Ardmore, Okla., Nov. 26. (U. P.)
Jacpb L. Hamon, millionaire oil
magnate and Republican national
committeeman, died at Hardy sani
tarium here shortly .after 8 o'clock
this morning. Acute dilation of the
heart cauced ' death. It was an
nounced Hamon had been nursing
a gunshot wound since 'last,. Sunday,
Hamon walked to the sanitarium
here on Sunday and said he accidentally
shot himself while cleaning a gun, pre
paring for a hunting trip. His story
was accepted without question until
Monday, when a warrant was Issued
for- the arrest of a -woman who had
acted aS his bookkeeper and secretary
for several years. She was charged with
shooting- Hamon, and the national com
mitteeman and "the woman were also
accused of a statutory offense In an in
formation filed in court.
- The woman, whose name is Clara
-Smith Hamon, has not been located. She
obtained the name of Hamon through
marriage to a distant relative of the oil
king,, according to reports here, 'but -it
was said she had never lived with her
. husband. ..: .'- ,
LEAVES IM.O0M0S ;
Hamon and the woman had occupied
adjoining- rooms at ajhotel here for sev
eral weeks. Mrs. Jacob Hamon was In
Chicago with her two children,
Shortly before her husband died, Mrs.
Jacob Hamon expressed "fullest confi
dence" In her husband.
- -I reel deeply grieved that any other
construction should be placed upon the
incident," she said.
She had rushed to Ardmore with her
two children as soon as she heard of her
The rise of Jake Hamon from a penni
less promoter to one Of the richest lnde-
(Concluded on Pace Two, Colnrna Tbrae)
0. S. RECEIVES
Washington.' Nov. 26. (4J. P.')
Request of the League of Nations
that the- United States mediate be
tween the Armenians and Mustapha
Kemal Pasha, Turkish ; nationalist
leader, was received at the White
It was sent to the president but no
comment on it was forthcoming. !
Officials at the White House and
state department refused to state what
action would be taken on the League of
Nations request. .?. 5 I
Without authoritative opinion on the
matter, the general belief waa Uiat since
the league req'uest .was addressed to the
"United States rather than to President
Wilson; the senate would have to be
consulted before any-action could be
taken.- - .1
Senator Hitchcock, leader of the treaty
forces, said that mediation was a task
the United tSates might properly .under
take, since it is practically the only
. great nation not engaged in hostile ac
tion against the Turks.
Other senators declared the . matter
was too foreign to American -interests.
Man Displays Gun,
- Woman Takes $40
From Their Victim
A . holdup in which a man and woman,
conversing at Fourth and Oak streets
Wednesday night, stopped talking long
enough when J. I Stewart of Twin
Falls, Idaho, rounded the comer to
shove a gun in his face and go through
his pockets, was reported to the police
Stewart, who is staying at the Mult
nomah hotel, said the man pointed the
gun at him and ordered him to hold up
his hands, while the woman leisurely
went through his pockets, extracting
therefrom a wallet containing $40 and
' some papers, and a watch. The watch,
they decided, waa too Inferior for their
purposes, so they returned it. as they did
also the wallet and papers after they
had taken the, $40.
In Murder Mystery
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Walla Walla. Wash., Nov. 26. Two
strange negroes jseen here Thursday
are suspected by the city police of
being connected with the 'killing of
Llszie Hamilton, 27, a colored woman,
who waa. found .dead in bed Friday
morning jat her home'ln West Birch
street, her head crushed in with an as?.
The woman had been dead three or
four hours, apparently, when found.
The dead woman's -husband ia confined
In the state penitentiary here.
Thugs Get $2000 in
: Cash, $50,000 Notes
New York, Nov. 26 (I. N. .) Two
daring hold-ups netted a gang of thugs
$2200 in cash and $50,000 in promissory
, notes today. In both cases one oc
j curred tn Manhattan, the other ;in
. Brooklyn aged watchmen were knocked
-jnconscloua - - it
JACOB L. HAMON
OIL MAGNATE and
close adviser of ' President-elect
has died of a bullet wound re
ceived in mysterious manner.
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New York, Nov. 26. (U. P.) The
board of bishops of the Methodist
Episcopal church will meet May 11
in Portland, Or., it was decided here
today. Bishop Joseph Berry will
submit assignments of bishops late
twday. : It: was believed no changes
will be made. '
OVER GETTING MEETING
Local Methodist headquarters was
delighted this afternoon when informed l
by The Journal of the action ; of the j
board of bishops. So far as local
nnnoaisu -rememDer. tms is tne nrsit
time in the history of the church that I
the board , has met In Portland. This j
meeting will bring to the city for the
first i time practically .every American
bishop and will be a time;- ,' great
Jubilee ' for ' Methodists. - Many special
meetings will b .arranged at which the
bishops will speak.
The board is now meeting at Atlan
tic City for the annual fall session.
The meeting set for Portland is known
as the spring convocation. The most
important matter, of routine business is
the, assignment of bishops to the fall
conferences of the denomination. Other
problems Of, denominational interest, in
cluding proper distribution of the cen
tenary fund, will also be brought tip.
Bishop William O. Shepard of Portland
is attending the Eastern conference.
and it was doubtless due to his influ
ence that the board decided to meet
Charge of Robbery
San Francisco, Nov. 26. (U. P.) Ad
ditional charges of robbery were placed
against Ed (K. 0. Kruvosky, pugilist,
and Allen McDonnell today .as an out
growth of their, arrest yesterday on com
plaint ' made by Miss Jean Stanley, of
Portland, Or., and .Miss Jessie Mont
gomery of Reno, Nev.
The robbery charge followed the state
ment of the two girls that $7 was taken
from them when they claim to have
been assaulted early yesterday morning.
Aa a result pf high feeling-over the
affair today, police said an extra guard
would be .placed around .the two men
when they, are broMght into court. '
District 'Attorney Brady directed the
bond and warrant bureau In his office
that if any police judge before whom
Kruvosky and McDonnell might be called
to appear set bail at less than $10,000,
the bureau was to refuse to honor the
order and would not accept the warrant.
Signed statements nave been secured.
Brady said, from Miss Jean Stanley of
Portland, Or., and Miss Jessie -Montgom
ery of Reno, Nev., the - two girls who
brought the charges against Kruvosky
and McDonnell. The girls still are at a
Many Are Attending
Seattle.' Nov. 26. I. N. &) indus
trial and business leaders from many
parts of the West will attend the third
annual red cedar shingle congVeas.
-called to meet here December 7 and 8, it
waa announced today by J. S. Williams,
secretary; of the shingle branch of the
West Coast Lumbermen's association.
Texas Governor to
Austin, Texas, Nov. 26. (I. N. S.)
Governor W. P. Hobby and Mrs. Hobby
will leave tonight for -Mexico-City, Mex
ico, to attend the inauguration of Presi
ico. via Laredo, to attend the inaugura
tion of President-Elect Alvaro Obregon
on December 1. Governor Hobby will be
joined at Laredo by his personal staff.
Mother. 3 Children 1
) Burned; vto Death
Winnipeg. Man... Nov. 26. (I. N. a)
Mrs. Charles Ficham and her three chil
dren, S, 6 and 8 years old, were burned
to death iri a fire which destroyed their
cottage at Killonan. a suburb of Winni
peg, today. A defective kitchen range
caused the blaze. i
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IN NORTHWEST DEALS TOLD
Appropriations Are Asked for
i Improvement of Yaquina Bay,
Coos Bay, Columbia River, Wil-
lapa Harbor and Puget. Sound.
Washington, Nov. 26. (U. P.)-
Appropriations for river and harbor
improvements in the Pacific Nor,th-
w,est were given much attention in
the recommendations of Major Gen
eral Lansing H. Beach, - chief of en
gineers, in his annual report to Sec
retary of War .Baker..
Beach asked an appropriation of ot ttle trustees .of the Pittock estate,
$255,000 for continuance of construe- j was on the stand all forenoon,
tion of two jetties at the ocean en- : , - ... , , ,
trance of Coos bay, and $30,000 for the I PHce 8tated tnat after ; stocks re
operation of a dredge and overseeing j turn from Europe in W10 there was
on the Coos river was recommended.- marked discord between i himself and
Appropriation of $250,0000 was ec-
ommnded and an authorization " for
$309,215 more for tha construction of
two jetties at the enfrance to Yaquina ;
bay and harbor, . , j
$$2,i00 FOB CELII.O ,
An appropriation of $32,500 was sub-
mitted for removing" boulders, ledges
j s i j
it tributaries above Celilo falls to the '
I its iriouianes aoove tjeuio ians to ine
i moutn or tne tsnaKe river, ana
Jfor removal of rocks from the Snake
Seven hundred and eighty-five thou
sand dollars for work on the Columbia
river below Vancouver and Portland
was urged for building a channel 30 feet
deep from the mouth of the Columbia.
For continuation of a low water chan
nel on the Lewis river $17,800 was asked,
and $7500 for a channel on the Cow
$3flM0o .FOR "WILLAPA-
I Three hundred thousand dollars will
be required for dredging on' Willapa
river and harbor, Washington, Beach
said, and he asked $35,000 for removing
snacs In Pue-et sound and Its tributaries.
An additlonaal appropriation of $125,000
was asked for purchase and Installation
(Concluded on I'm Three, Column Four)
Washington, Nov. ; 26. In grant
ing a pardon to John Scjiwensberg of
Cincinnati, today," President Wilson
established a precedent which, it is
predicted here, will go a long dis
tance toward limiting the prosecu
tion of persons found making beer
or other intoxicants in their own
(homes for domestic consumption.-
Schwensberg was recently sentenced
to six months in the state penitentiary
of Ohio for distilling whiskey from corn
mash in his own kitchen. , His case was
appealed to President Wilson, who
granted a full pardon on the ground
that Schwensberg was apparently mak
ing the liquor exclusively for his own
use. . -
"The president was entirely within
his rights when he exercised his power
in this case," said Prohibition Commis
Japs $900. a Head
v To Crdss the Pacific
Tokio, Nov. 26. (I. N. S.) Toklo
newspapers today printed stories con
taining what purported to be confessions
by E. Murakami and K. Nuratsuji, who
admitted they had. been engaged with
two petty Japanese officers, Ichida and
Katsuda. on Pacific steamers, in a plot
to smuggle Japanese into America.
'According to the confessions, $900 per
man was the price of smuggling a Japa
nese Into the United States. The stow
aways entered the boats, on which the
smuggling gang operated across the Pa
cific disguised as members of the crew
and were concealed in large cargo
boxes. ' '
For Lack of Funds
That the battleship Oregon will not
be assigned to Portland at the present
was word received from the navy de
partment this morning, because of a lack
of funds to maintain her. ?The depart
ment asked for $500,000 at the last ses
sion of congress for the training - of
naval reservists , which would be enough
to cover the upkeep of the ship here.
Congress allowed but $50,000. the sum
it is estimated that will be needed to
keep one ship In condition, for the-whole
United States. ,
Three Killed When
Are Seriously Hurt
- Atlanta. - Ga.. Nov. 26. (I. N. S.)
Three men were kilted and two serious
ly injured today when the boiler of the
Dunwody Milling company plant at
Dunwody, Dekalb county, '. exploded.
Sections oi the boiler were- blown a
mile. ,- "
The dead: Graham SpruilL Leonard
O'Shields and John Manning. , J ,
Two others, Benny Spruill and C A.
SpruilL wre seriously injured.
UnDC IM DABIMN
nui l hi i nivuun
Executor of Late Publisher's Es
tate Gives From Witness Stand
Details of Trouble 'Leading
Up to the .Estrangement.
etails of the more or less strained
relations existing between the late
Henry L. Pittock, founder and pub
lisher of the Oregonian, and his once
favorite son-in-law, Fred W. Lead
better, were given on the witness
stand, in Circuit Judge Tucker's court
today.. O. L. Price, executor and one
Leadbetter, and that on May 24. 1913,
a definite settlement of their joint busi-
ness affairs was made. A little later J
said. Price, Leadbetter' and his rflfe ;
issued deeds to Pittock for , their inter-
este in certain properUes theretofore j
Jointly held and Price' said from this j
tim.e onwfKrd hadt no mutual prtp -
erties with the exceDtion of two nar-
ce,s hlcl were, non-producing, and
that nttock frequently was bitter over ;
ihn . ,v. . .1 iu. i .
Price stated that the Pittock & Lead
better Lumber company at Vancouver
was operated at a losa ; that Pittock
thought Leadbetter should develop it
so that it would be profitable, and
complained so much about it that
Leadbetter finally agreed to take over
Pittock's share In the company.:
He stated that about this time ar
rangements were made for the sale of j
several properties, and that a clause
was put into the agreement that Lead
better was to have one-naif of all the
money over $400,000 secured for such
properties if the sale was made within
a certain time, but that the period of
time was left blank at Pittock's re
quest, and .later Leadbetter wrote in
"two years." .
Pittock later said, according to Price :
."That, In my inifid, indicates what
Leadbetter thinks is a reasonable time
for carrying through an agreement," re
ferring to the verbal agreement be-
J ween-' ptcictcaTia-lad!5ette('that- the
latter was to have the privilege of re
purchasing from Pittock shares In the
Crown-Willamette Pulp & Paper com-
l pany, the cause of contention in the
present suit i
Washington, Nov. 26. (IT. P.)
Sir Auckland Geddes, British ambas
sador, Called at the state department
today and went into conference with
Secretary of State Colby. ' The pur
pose of the conference was not re
vealed, but it was reported Geddes
wished to take up the attack on the
British colors at the Union club in
New York yesterday. 1.
6EDDES AND COLBY
Vice Gives Hee-Haw to Law
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Chicago Raids Teach Lesson
By Alexander F. Jones
(CniUd News Staff Correspondent)
Chicago, Nov., 26. The law is the
best friend -of vice.
Police, state rand federal officials
making war on vice here, have come
to this conclusion. '
The laws here, according to officials
in most other cities,' are so lenient that
vice is always.' on the aggressive, be
cause there is much to win and little
Within the week Chicago police have
arrested more than 1000 gamblers,
raided scores of gambling houses and
seized thousands of dollars' worth of
The net results of these raids have
been minor fines for the resort keepers,
a little publicity for the patrons and
the release of all concerned.
Until Federal Judge Kenesaw M. Lan
dls started to issue federal injunctions
against saloon . property, hundreds of
guilty boose law violators took - fines,
small In comparison with the profits of
the trade, and returned to bootleg and
I3S STANCES POINTED OCT
Boy bandits, who, the erime. experts
declare, are responsible for most of the
robberies and holdups . in American
cities, have drawn reformatory senten
ces and gained freedom within a short
time through lenkent parole measures.
In short, crime and vice have been
giving the law the merry -laugh while
proceeding on Its dizxy course.
This, condition is not confined to Chi
cago, according to Henry Barrett Cham
berlain, head of the Chicago crime com
mission. It is true in varying degrees in
most great cities throughout the coun
try. - ' ' . -.-' : -.
The most striking Example of this con
dition, it was declared by Chief of Po
lice Fltxmorrls Thursday, waa the de
feat of the law when trying to deal
with gamblers.'-- 1 - f ,'-.: .
When police raided the 'gaming pal
ace run by Clarence Lazarus, the Can
field of the West, they: found a luxuri
ous establishment and from books they
seized it was found that piay there ran
I from $25, to $200,000 nightly. On the
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Fargo, N. D Nov. 26. (Uv P.)
Reluctance of farmers to jShare fi
nancial losses invthe-present aajusi-
ment' of living costs was blamed by
bankers today f or the, .financial tur
moil in North Dakota, ;.-hich .has
caused doors' of 13 banks to close
in two weeks.
Farmers, by "withholding grain from
the market, are failing to liquidate their
loans, causing banks, facing- possible
withdrawal of nublic funds, to suspend
payments pending adjustment of the
situation, F. W. Cathro, director-general
of the State Bank of North Dakota at
Bismarck, .explained today.
'Treasurer!, who call In their funds ;
Cathro said. "There Is na.law entitling (
them to do bo." , " - J
Cathro declared the maasure v consid
ered at the last election permitting
.treasurers of public fundi to make with
drawals was not salf-executor?, even if
passed. Heretofore public f Bods' depos
ited by compulsion in the State bank
have been redeposited in other-banks.
Thfe amendment to this law consid-
e"a l. no, c , Ik"; - ctate bank
al. mifht "rtMhdaS would
f ?clate r tmated , e -state bank
ttaI V,,5?'2 L?JJ
in P"bn,c orth nakotal" said
I mk vlcSreSdSrtof thl
William Lemke, vice-presioeni oi .n c
. ... . : J x M.ttkr
National Non-Parttapn 5,.n" "
ihit hsvt-rlnwd their doors by lend in ;
ih.m an arlrtiUnnal few thousands tftl
the Independent Voters' association had
not crippled the bank in an attempt, to
. Calling attention to the f depositors'
guarantee law, W. C. McFadden. secre
tary of the State Bankers' association,
declared the depositors cannot lose.
CUT; PAY REUS
Pittsburg, Pa., Nov. 26. (L N. S.J
The Jones & Laughlin JSteel com
pany; the largest Independent com
pany in America, today adopted new
steel products and will name adjust
ments on others.
The new prices, which are Effective,
immediately, follow : . -
Bars, $2.35; structural shapes, $2.45 ;
plates, $2.65. Base, Pittsburg. Prices
for wire and cold rolled steel will be
adjusted at once, it is announced. ,
The reasbn announced by the company
for the reduction of prices is the law of
supply and demand. It is also an
nounced that there wiirbe no wage re
duction at the, present time.
Myrtle Falk IJurt
In Auto Accident
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WaUa Walla, Wash., Nov. 26. Myrtle
Falk, secretary, of the Whitman college
conservatory of music, was badly
bruised about the head Thursday night
when an automobile, driven by.. Virgil
Valear, son 4ft a prominent rancher li
Ing near here, .ran her down as she was
crossing a street. Miss Falk was taken
to a hospital.
night of November 12 the "house" lost
$51,236. - Lazarus was fined $25 and costs
and released.. Scores of others were
treated in like manner. The maximum
fine is $200. ' ,
CHIEF MAKES PROPOSALS
To deal with this situation the state
of Illinois will probably consider a revi
sion of the criminal ' code at the next
session of the legislature.
Chief Fitzmorris called a conference
of 19 state senators aqd 57 state repre
sentatives from Cookcounty Thursday
to consider the following proposals:
To make robbery with a gunJa life
imprisonment sentence. -
To prevent judges from pa rolling rob
To require the registration of all sec
ondhand, automobiles the same as
pawned articles are registered, to pre
vent automobile thefts.
To create a commission supervising all
poolrooms and to prevent them from be
coming criminal hangouts.
To license '"dry saloons", where near-
beer is sold. . X ',.-.' '. '
To provide a prison sentence forbeing
the inmate of a gambling house.
On Friday Judge Landis is expected
to ctose the majority of 72 saloons on
wbion ' federal injunctions have been
Tiled. If he closes them under the" abate-
ment clause of the Volstead act, 'the
property will have to remain idle for one
year for all purposes. This step would
hit many wealthy women property own
ers Who have been Indirectly enjoying
part of the bootleggers' profits by charg
ing high rents. .
TEMPORARY INJUNCTIONS '
CHECK CHICAGO SALOOXMEN
Chicago, Nov. 26. (I. N. S) The lat
est phase . of . the prohibition enforce
ment campaign in Chicago and the vicin
ity of -which it is the center, came today
with the issuance by Judge- K. ML Lan
dis- of 73 temporary injunctions restrain
ing, that many saloonkeepers.,' Judge
Landfs' act does not close the saloons
entirely, but is meant to restrain viola
tion of the Volstead act. ' Warning was
Issued that violation would .bring fines
of $5000 or two years' imprisonment or
both . - .
Acting. 'President" of Jrelah4
and Founder of Volunteers Are
Both Arrested '.in r Connection
. With Recent Sinn Fein Acts.
Dublin, Nov. 26. (U. P.j-r-Sweep-ing
down on the, leaders of the Sinn
Fein movement, British forces to
day arrested Arthur Griffith, acting
president of the '-"Irish reoublic."
"McNeil, fodder of the Irish.
volunteers, and several., other high
officials of the republican organ iza-
tion. , . ., -
Griffith was arrested at his home here
at. S a. m. today. The charge against
him was not made public
MAST SUSPECTS TAKEN . '.; v
KincA tho munlfr. of 14 Rrltluh nffi-
cers , in Dublin Sunday there has becin
great ' activity and hundreds of sus
pects have been gathered ln; by soldiers
and police. - . .
The attacks -last Sunday, were sup
posed to haver"been engineered to destroy
evidence British officials had -compiled
against Sinn Fein leaders,
Many documents were destroyed in
the raids and most of the officers shot
were connected with the intelligence de
partment of the British army.
Griffith Is chief of the Dail Eireann.
the Irish parliament, and acting, presi
dent of the "republic" in the absence of
Earr.onn de Valera.
TRAINING DONE SECRETLY
The Irish volunteers, organized by
McNeil, have assumed some strength
despite the difficulty of arming and
training. Drills are conducted clan
destinely in isolated spots.
The arrest of Griffith and McNeil was
believed the start of a cleaning up in
At Griffith' home quantities of Sinn
Fein literature were obtained by the
Griffith has been allowed his freedom
heretofore, being regarded as a '-moderate
despite his high position In the Sinn
Fein organisation. -He has declared fre
quently that' he : Is not' connected with
and 'does net. approve of the "murder
policy" adopted by extremists. -
As a result of the arrests today, strik
ing at the heart of the Sinn Fein gov
ernmental and military plans,' many na
tive Sinn Feiners were prepared to flee.
It was beHeved , the many doaqrnenU
seized in recent weeks have yielded in
formation to implicate many who con
sidered themselves immune om punish
ment. - - -- - "
The big Sinn Fein leaders were unable
o communicate with one another, being
taken absolutely by surprise.
Nothing was known as to what plans
they might have for their conduct in
jail, or what charges would be brought
against them. -
Griffith gave interviews to .American
newspaper men- only a few hours before
he was taken prisoner. His desk and
chests in his office were found full of
valuable papers, no attempt having been
made to conceal them,
2 KILLED, 3 INJURED, IN
BOMB EXPLOSION AT CORK
Cork, Ireland, Nov. 26. (U. P.) Two
men were 'killed and three wounded In
a bomb explosion here today.
This was the second explosion in Cork
this week. a .
In the confusion following the ex
plosion police were at first unable to
ascertain Who threw the bomb. The
neighborhood where the explosion oc
curred was surrounded by a police cor
don in an eriort to set a trap for the
perpetrators. v , . . . v
Wind tore 29 miles an hour from
the south through Portland streets
this afternoon, breaking light globes,
turning umbrellas inside out and
raising havoc with skirts, while slip
pery little hailstones pattered mer
rily on the pavement underfoot.
The, wind Is only a part of the general
storm blowing off the Pacific : coast,
said E. L Wells Of th weather bu
reau, and Portland's little whiff was In
significant compared with North Head,
for instance, where the gentle "breeze
from the South register! 60. mi lea an
hour this morning and bad dropped to
5 by noon. :-..;:
Storm warnings have been placed all
along the coast. 'Well does not know
how long the storm will continue.
SOlTmVEST STORM WARXIXGS
POSTED ALONG PACIFIC COAST
San Francisco. Nov. 26.-(1. N, S.)
southwest storm warnings were ordered
posted today from 8an Francisco north
to Coos Baytand southeast 'storm- warn
ings from Coos Bay north to Cape Flattery,-
According to the local office of the
United States weather bnreau a severe
storm Is approaching the mouth of the
ColAnbni river. High winds are pre
dicted, for the entire coast for this aft
ernoon, and tonight, i .. -
Mother of Eighteen
. Children Is Dead
Lewiston. Idaho. Novr .26. Funeral
services for Mrs. J. T. " Klckman were
held Friday at the Salvation Army halt.
Mrs, Rickman was 63 years of a?e and
the mother of 18 children. 14 of whom
survive her. Her hosband, nine .sons
and five daughters attended the funeral
here. ; ... : ', .
S" INN FEIN leader and act
' ing president of the "Irish
Republic" who was ar
rested in Dublin today by
British authorities. ;' ? .
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BRIDGE TENDER IS
AGAIN HELD UP
For the second time within a
month, George H. AUbrlght, bridge
tender on the' Oregon side of the
Interstate bridge: was held -up at
2:53 o'clock this morning by a lone
highwayman. AUbrlght lives at 662
Stafford street. -
"Take off your cap and put your
money In it," the holdup commanded as
he shoved the muszle of an old-type of
pistol through Allbrlght's ticket win
dow When AUbrlght handed the rob
ber the cap and $51 the man told him
he would find hisJ.cap under the Oregon
end of the bridge.
The man was on foot and disappeared
in the darkness. Police Inspectors Hill
and Cahlll found Allbrlght's cap under
the bridge, but the heavy downpour had
practically obliterated" all footprints. It
Is "not 'known by the police , whether the
thief walked, up the Oregon side of the
river or had a rowboat to cross the river
to Vancouver. Allbright tftld the police
he believed this morning's robber to be
the same man who held him up a month
ago. r '.
Robber Helps Self
Light on Policeman!
Patrolman Cash who lives at Twenty
eighth and Stanton streets, woke up
Thursday night at 8 :10 to find a flash
light In his eye and a burglar standing
in his bedroom doorway. The patrol
man raised from his pillow, and the sup
posed burglar hurried downstairs and
out the front door. An examination
showed a window had been jimmied to
give entrance. Nothing was stolen.
Patrolman Cash had left his revolver
under the pillow of his wife's bed in an
other room. Mrs. Cash had retired at 6 I
o'clock because of illness. She said she
had heard the prowler talking over the
telephone a few minutes befor) her hus -
band was awakened. As she- did not
know rh natrolman had rpflcheif home
know the patrolman had reached home
before that, she attributed the telephone
conversation to him in the belief that
he was calling the police station for some
Cash says he ttieard a . pistol shot
down the street soon after the prowler!
had left. the house. Cash called- up the
police station and reported the occur
rence. He told the station he did not
believe It necessary to send out men to
investigate as he had looked over the
neighborhood and could find no 'trace of
the man or men. -- .'
U. S. Exports Show
Imports Are Lower
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" Washington. Nov. 26: (U. P.) United
States exports increased and imports de
creased for October, as compared with
both September this year and October
lasjt year, the department of commerce
Exports for October totalled $752,600,
000, against $605,000,000 for - September
this year and $632,000,000 for October
last .year. , . .
For the 10 months' period ending Octo
ber this year, exports totalled $6,832,
000,000, compared with $6,499,000,000 for
the similar period last year.
Import for October were $362,000,000
against $363,000,000 for September and
$402,000,600 for Octolter last year. Im
ports for the first 10 months of 1920
were $4,720,000,000 compared with $3,099,
000.000 for the same period of 1919. The
excess of exports over imports was the
largest of any month this year.
Lloyd .George and
London, Nov. 26. (I. N. S.) Russia
and reparation were discussed by Pre
mier Lloyd George and Premier Ley
gues at the first Anglo-French confer
ence this afternoon. Following the con
ference a brief communique was Issued
at 10 Downing street, Just giving the
subjects discussed. ; - '
It Is indicated that the British are
holding off from Interference tn the
Greek crisis as long as possible, hoping
that ii may clear itself in the mean
time. .- " V
Russian Red Army
Takes New Positions
London. Nov. 26. L N. S.) Russian
Red forces have been ordered to - take
up positions on the frontiers of - India
and Afghanistan, said a Central : News
dispatch from Helaingfors today.
4 Hurt When Mountainside Hurls
Ton Missile on Oriental Lim
. ited of S., P. k S., Near Hood,
Waslu; Three Cars Are Derailed
In one of the most spectacular
railway accidents in he history of
the Northwest, the Oriental Limited,
crack passenger train of the Spo--!:ime,
rortland.& Seattle I railway. v
'vas derailed near Hood, Wash., 70
.niles from Portland, at 5:15 Thurs-,
day afternoon; when a huge boulder
rolled down the mountainside and
knocked the mall car into the Co
Four Injured members of the 'crew are',
st St. Vincents hnpltal. .1. It: Sund
berg, one of the railway mail clerks im
prisoned iii the car, barely managed to
THREE CARS DERAILED
Three cars of the train were derailed,
the mall car, which was traveling ahead,
plunging Into the river. The baggage
car overturned on the bank at the side
of the river. TUo smoking car followed
the baggage car. ,
The injured were brought to Portland,
arriving soon after 4 a. m., and were
carried to the hospital by the Ambu- '
lance Service company. They were:
IT. A. Barnlck, engineer, living at
Capitol Hill, fractured left arm, head In
juries. In serious condition.
J. H. Sundberg, train messenger, 869 -Upshur
street, fractured . hand, abra
sions to body. .
J. R. Bean, express messenger, Camp
bell hotel,, dislocated shoulder. Bean la
a brother of Judge Bean.
Harry -Leedy, Meizger, mall clerk, left
hand possibly fractured. ,
v Slightly behind time, the engineer was
making an effort to keep schedule hd
was running between 40 and 60 miles an
hour. One quarter of a mile west of
Hood the boulder, weighing a ton, fell
from the mountain side.
The boulder struck the forward end
of the tender, swerving it to one side
just as the engine entered the mouth
of the tunnel. The tender jammed
against the wall and broke the coupling
connection with the engine.
Breaking of the hose -connections ap-
the emergency brakes on the en
and It stopped 100 feet Inside the
tunnel. ' Engineer Barnlck was thrown
CO feet from the cab by the sudden stop.
When, the- mall car Jarred from the
rails the clerks were rattled around in
side like dke. Sundberg crawled out of
a door ' partly submerged under water
and swam, ashore. .Lecdy was then res
cued from the Interior of the car. '
PASSENGERS IN PANIC
There were only a few occupant Irr
the smoking car and none was Injured
except for a-few minor bruise.
'-- Passengers.--reported upon their ar
rival ia Portland at ' a o'clock this
. mornlng that Inside the carsWild con-
I f UBlon reKed. Those standing were
; thrown v,oU,nMy to the floor arid the
pa88ngcr, occupying seats were hrown
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forward by the sudden Jar. j .
In the dining room evtrythlrg was
thrown in a Jumbled heap on thte floor.
Many , passengers had minor hr.ulses,
cuts and sprains, none serious enough,
however, for medical attention.
Thai a more serious accident did not
occur is considered ; almost miraculous.
The track at the point where the boulder
lilt the; train- is very close to the Co
lumbia river. . f,
Equipment of the train was pulled
back to Fallbrtdge.j made Into a new
train and sent on to Portland over the
O-W. It. & N. rails.j .
Tracks were clear tor operation at 10
o'clock this morning.
Struck on the back of the neck by.
a descending levator, Floyd Hardy,
31 years old. employed as a trfk
driver by the Haynes-Foster Bakery
company, waa killed Instantly at.
about 1:45 p. m. today at the com
panys plant at, Kat 'Seventh and
Hardy was fixing to put a load of
flour on the elevator which was of the
commercial order and under his own
control. The elevator was coming down,
and it is supposed that Hardy '-absent-mindedly
did not "realize it. was so near
and stuck his head over the guard rail
to look below. . J
Deputy Coroner Leo Goetsch took the '
body to the morque.; Hardy resided at
21 8 East Seventy-second street north.
He is survived by a wltg and daughter.
Savannah arid Not
Atlantic City Will '
Get Shrink Session
-r r:'7-' ' i "". 'L:r:,r 7;7."
jShriners will, not gather In Atlantic
City, for their convention next year aa
the session has been shifted to Savan
nah, Ga., according to notice sent W. J.
Hofmann of Al Nader temple by Ellis
Lewis uarretson. i- imperial potentate.
Detail 'of the 1921 session were lacking
in the mersage although - Savannah ia
endeavoring to have It held in May,
; Atlanflc City was selected as the 1921
convention city during the convention in
Portland last June. - Headquarters have
been notified that attempts were being
made by hotel men to fix . exorbitant
rates. Decision was made not to per
mit bands . to play in the hotel lobbies
and not to, permit parking' of trains
within the city limits during the
venation. . . , - .
IN IS KILLED !