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OREGON, : MONDAY EVENING, ' NOVEMBER I 14, 1921.-ElGHTEEN; PAGES:
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Recognition Among Nations;
Delegates! Accord Diety
Deliberations, Calling on
Ilim (or Guidance in
. By WiMam Allen White
(Ceofrlent, l$t. CaJtod Vim
Waahlngton. Nov. 14. "Inherent
rights ara of Ood and th "tragedies of
tha world orlglnat In their attempted
;'' - Thu aooke Presl-
: dent warning . i n
i his opening speech
5 to tha conference
; for tha limitation In
discussing the fu
1 tlllty. of war and
' Ita Inestimable coat.
"Mow ran h li
ma nit y Justify, or
A few moments
earlier a ,. Baptist
preacher had been Invoking Ood's bless
ing on tha delegates, who, he indicated,
were helping to complete Christ's work
in the earth. Ho we may say this con
ference haa witnessed a recrudescence
riBis 1BBED OOD
God was barred from the Paris con
clave. No preacher was allowed to In
voke a blessing, for fear of offending
the Buddhists, the Mohammedans or the until all the preferred stock has been
MAY BE LAST OF HER SPECIES
FipHE California, America's newest and greatest-superdread-
I : naught which,' if the proposed arms limitation plan goes
. through would be the last. American battleship for at least
10 years. .This photograph was made from the air at San Diego.
Announcement Made in Court for VV. D. B. Dodson, for the Cham-
First Time That Head of Mor- ber of "Commerce, Makes Strong
ris Bros. Will Get Big Sum if
He Pulls Company Out of Hole.
Argument for Allocation of 3
Five hundred thousand dollars will be
given to John L. Etheridge by the new
Morris 'Brothera corporation if he pulls j
the present bankrupt concern "out of
the hole," and pays' off the unsecured
creditors, In the. pool, dollar for dollar,
with 6 per cent Interest.
This Tact became known today when
Ernest W. Hardy, counsel for the re
organisation committee, stated in the
federal, court that ail of the common
stock In the new corporation except five
shares are held, one each by the directors; !
shares are eld, one each by the directors.
to give them the necessary qualifications
for voting; power In the meetings of the
board of directors. The contract reads,
according to Hardy, that the common
stock is to be held in trust by the di
rectors and is not to draw any interest.
Confuclonlsts, or possibly tha Darwin
la us, and In the addresses the name of
the Almighty was considered In bad
t Uod seems to lack Paris Jurisdiction,
. bu In Washington tha God of Christen
dom la frankly and freely Invoked. And
the moral aide of disarmament, as well
ss. its economic side, is barely and
shamelessly put forward as a reason for
' scrapping the battleships.
Apparently. In this middle class gath
- ertng there Is a hangover belief in the
old-fashioned theory of right and wrong. 1
Thr speeches are couched In language
fllied with biblical allusions, and the
eloquence of every speaker has an evan
gelical character which indicates a
Af p emotional conviction about the
business In hand.
OTHER IA3DS FOLLOW
For the moat part, the keynotes which
the president and Secretary Hughes
sounded were echoed la the utterances
and . Interviews which have followed
from i the delegates from other lands.
j .A certain appeal , for Tightness and
lack of equivocation marks the attitude
' vt the envoys in reference to the Amer
i Ifaa prepokaia which seems to prove
thai these proposals ara ' accepted. ia .aU
iK4 faith. , .1 .:,, , ,
The language of diplomacy la not uaed
In dlarumlng the Huabee challenge- Ne
one sniffs nor sneeses. Tha deep sin
. certty .of the whole world's attitude
toward America's proposal Is so differ
ent from tha attitude In Parte toward
the League, of Nations that tt la hard
to think that fhe same alma are sought
by both measure
PAMIOX HAS COOLED
Kate, which Franc Injected always
Into every proposal at Parts, la ever
cooling off. or la suppressed, for' one
htara no strafing of Germany or the
kn!ser. Indeed. In a passing reference
to our late foes, the president, in bla
- speech, was courteous to the point of
' chivalry. The Uoyd George attitude of
' 1919. which proposed to make Germany
pay through her nose. Is gone. Germany
might as well have been In the confer
ence of her victors they were so con
The . whole background of the first
day's session of the conference was a
Christian background. The meek were
Inheriting the earth. The golden rule,
which la the basis of democratic phlloe-
onhy. never had a more obvious appll
cation in any other world gathering
before. Of course this la the beginning
bnly. But It la a good beginning. It
la too early to shout, but not too early
.to hope. One thing Is sure whatever
else this conference may develop. It la
beginning with a democratic flavor.
Washington, Nov.-14. (WASHING
TON BUREAU OP THE JOURNAL.)
The Columbia River's claim for three
large passenger-cargo ships of the 502
type was presented to the shipping board
in unusually strong fashion today by W.
D. B. Dodson. representing the Port
land Chamber of Commerce, seconded by
Roger D. Pineo, who spoke for Astoria.
Dodson emphasised the gains Portland
has been making in commerce from
that port, stressed the American owner
ship of the. Columbia Pacific, the vol
ume of local cargo that is offered for
permanent support and pointed to the
extension of Japanese lines to Port
land as evidence that American ships
must be supported there if competition
is to be met at the ports where it is
RIVAL CLAIM PLEADED
E. F. Blaln presented the case of Se
attle, giving his attention largely to the
figures of port tonnage and . what he
claimed as the established commerce of
the port and its advantage in distance
in reaching the Orient. Seattle asked to
retain for permanent allocation the five
ships tentatively assigned for operation
to the Admiral line of the 535 type;
This brought Seattle into sharp con
test with San Francisco, which appeared
through Seth Mann and asked for five
of the 535 and two of the 502's.
oan r rancisco is entitled to more
ships than Seattle because of her greater
marine volume," said Mann and "needs
five of the big, ships to establish 14-day
sailings. The claims of Los Angeles
were presented by Jokn D. Fredericks.
vice president of the Los Angelea Cham
ber of Commerce.
Portland was well represented at the
hearing, from which the board is to de
termine how the big ships are to be al
located to Pacific coast ports. .
The - audience Included Congressman
McArthur, William Corn foot. J. C. Ains
worth. J. H. JPothemus and I. N." Day.
Mr. Dodson's. presentation of Portland's
X). C. Covert, who Uvea i In . GJlsaal case , was generally 'commended.
Street. Just east of the city limit said I . Portland is .making no assault on Se-
aoodaiahf to hia 84 chickana last niahtJ attle, Mia Dodaon, but appears in the
little knowing what waa going .to -hap-1 moat friendly spirit ia ask th right-to."
pertC' - .." in' .:'- '','?. .; . !i"i'.y..a -
He says the chickens, all of there I, we object to the tentative plan which
Rhode Island Reds, cackled , W-lonr" I we are informed haa been prepared, to
Woman Who Lost $1600 in Jew
elry in Holdup Recognizes Man
in Crowd and Yells for Help;
Scores Take Part in Pursuit,
After a thrilling chase at Broadway
and Washington street this afternoon
one of the men suspected of having held
up and robbed Mr. and Mrs. Freedman
In the Tudor Arms "apartments of a total
of SHOO In rings and Jewelry Sunday
night, was captured.
During the chase the suspect threw
two rings into the street
' Mrs. Freedman saw the band id eus-
aetlred, and interest paid on it at 6 per
BIO PRICE FOR ASSETS
This Is the first time a public state
ment has been made giving the names
of the owners of the common stock.
These owners are the board of direc
tors: James C Cunningham, president;
A. M. Clapp, vice president; S. C.'Jag
ger. secretary; Charles Cleveland, treas
urer, and John L. Ethrtdge, the proposed
Heretofore it was supposed that Eth
eridge held (1 per cent and that much
of the remainder of the common stock
had been sold. Hardy said Etheridge
(Concluded oa Pass Two. Co lama Three)
D. 0. Covert Loses
84 Chickens Because
- They Didn't Cackle
Just as unconcernedly as ' usual and
strutted off to their roosts. About 8
o'clock Covert and' his wife heard cars
world peace with I chugging up and down the lane east of
thing of it . .
This morning .when they went to feed
their chickens they found the two hen
houses empty. All that remained was
two dead hens. lying by the fence, their
heads wrung off. They believed these
two got stubborn and started to cackle
for help. Why the rest of the coop didn't
give the alarm Is a mystery to Covert
Deputy Sheriff Wilson investigated
tha loot of the henhouse. He found
tracks of two cars. Covert said he heard
I Concluded on Pate Six. Column Fiw)
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Kalama. Wash, Nov. 14. Oaa prisoner
escaped from the Cowllta county iaO
early this morning, two others, too In
toxicated to flee, were recaptured on the
Jai! lawn, and the remaining 10 prisoners.
all with minor sentences, remained ba
JalL . .
Twelve cases of liquor were taken from
the "boose cell" In the center of the Jail
and eight bottles of the liquor were con
sumed by the prisoners. AU but a small
amount of the remainder was found
scattered about the JalL
TOOLS PASSED IX
Alfred 'Roberta, sentenced' from eight
months to IS years at the Walla WaUa
penitentiary. Is a fugitive- He is known
In Portland, and suspicion that Portland
friends passed tools to htm and aided him
In making hi? escape la held. Whether
he fled In an automobile la not known.
A hack saw. with four blades, all of
which were used, a pair of nippers and
a half-pound hammer were Hied la open.
Ing the jail doors. These had. been
passed in by some one from the outside.
Two big pad ocks on the Inner door
were sawed and the outer door lifted
from its hirtgea. . Two- big locks on the
"boose cell" were also sawed.
Raymond Yancey, scheduled for trial
today on a burglary charge, and Fred
Sodie, under a sentence o a disorderly
conduct charge, were found in. tha Jail
The Jail break occurred between mid
night and 2 o'clock this morning. A man
named Wicks, passing the Jail en route
to take the early morning train, heard
the aawlng and commented on It at the
station. Some one who heard his story
telephoned Sheriff Hoggatt. who went
Immediately to the JaQ and found Rob
erts missing and the two men In the
General Acceptance of Hughes'
Offer Expected With Request
for Additional. Discussion of
Some Points; Committees Meet
AFTER BANDIT RAID
- By H. Reynolds
Washington, Nov. ; 14. (I. N. S.) The
last will and testament of George Wash-
tha cars go up the road and then return. I ington was commended to the people of
America etoday by President Harding- as
"a cnarter of good citizenship and patri
otic purpose," in an address at the lay
ing of the cornerstone of the National
victory -Memorial building, the name
Dogs Tree Cougar,
But Man With Gun
Arrives Too Late
of an institution conceived by the father
or his country.
W SMOKES AGAIN
A cougar la running rampant near
Zlgaag. along the road to Mount Hood,
reports A. O. Jackson, forest examiner,
vhn hae iiilit Mm in from fintfftiino thh
survey of 104 new summer homesiie lots I tie prompt payment of all his debts.
to disseminate learning.
culture and proper understanding of
right principles in government."
"All the world needs the example of
aept obligations," me president declared
in pointing out that one of the chief
provisions of Washington's will was for
. By Daalel O'Ceaaell
London, Nov. 14. L N. S.) Tha vol
cano of warfare In- Ireland, was rum
bling and smoking again today as a re
sult of what 8!nn Felnera termed tha
"stiff necked" attitude of Ulster's rep
, Nearly all Important Sinn Fein lead
ers have been called to a council of war
. At the office of Sir Harmar Green
wood, chief secretary for Ireland, It
waa declared that tha attttudetaken by
Sir James Craig and his Ulster cabinet,
has made the maintenance or peace in
As tha British cabinet went Into ses
sion today to draft a reply to Ulster's
- counter-pro poaaJ a. it waa announced oN
fidally that Craig a plan for. a oondi-
llonal home rule- la South Ireland would
be rejected aa Impossible and that tha
a-overnment would- ask that tha Ulater
representatives reconsider their latest
move and assume an attitude more rea
sonable In order that pear night be
attained In the- Irish situation., ,
The president referred in detail to the
text of Washington's last will and tes
tament and continued:
URGES CAREFUL STUDY
"I can think of .nothing. more appro
priate than to urge the study of, the
farewell address and the last will and
testament, as complements to each
other." Neither' of them can be fully
appreciated without the other..: The fare
well address waa the final adjuration of
the soldier, the statesman, the founder.
The ' will and testament was the last
word of the Christian citizen, the loving
husband, the devoted kinsman and the
provident man of business.
, "Studien together they afford a com
plete key to the exalted character of one
whtm mil Wttt mlr ins-t haa laofnarl vra aV
fl-p : Ktnn OT5l 1 f! All T"f Beyond that 1 am, prone to believe they
VI lCUOiai vUUl II contain a chart to which the caDtalns
and pilots of a. world in distress, seek
Ing harborage from battering storms and
on Zlgaag and Camp creek.
William Faubton, who lives half a
mile above Zigzag, saw the cougar one
night while he was going after his cows.
His dogs treed it and Faubton ran home
for hia gun. - When he returned the
cougar was gone. He and T. H. Stop
per have been hunting the animal ever
since, but have not been successful.
Marmot la the only way Zigzag can be
reached now and even there the mud ts
hub deep between Sandy and Cherry
vale. Horses must be used, as it is im
possible to get a car through.
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The motion to dismiss the proceedings
to cancel the citizenship of Joseph
Woerndle waa argued this 'morning be
fore Federal Judge R. S. Bean by W. P.
La Roche, counsel for Woerndle, and
United States Attorney Lester W. Hum
phreys. LaRocha based practically his entire
argument on tha statement that Woem
dle'a alleged acta were committed t
least three years before the United
Statea became Involved In the World
war, and that Woerndle waa not accused
of any disloyal acta after this country
entered uie great struggle. After hear
ing both arguments the court Took the
case under advisement.
Concluded oa Pace Tee. Column One)
Of Portland Higher
: Than Class Average
. " New fork. Nor. 34. U. P.) Xenver
led alt elUea between 1 00 .000 and 100,000
population in municipal expenditures,
while Birmingham is the lowest, accord
ing to statistics made public by the
National Security ksague. .
The per capita expenditure In Denver,
explained by the purthaae of a water
it tem in lll the rear covered la tha
report was 1 13.17. Expenditures In ether
. cities of this group were : Portland, Or.,
"Hill; Omaha. Neb-, tlS.lt; Bpoaane,
Waalv, lli-li; Oakland, cai,
Naahvtlle. Ten a. l SJt
The average expenditure ia S10.U.
Germany Can't Find
"Man Rich Enough to
Maintain TJ. S. Post
Washington. Nov. r 14.- L N. S-
Germany has sent a communication to
tha United States aaking that this na
tion defer the naming of an Ambassa
dor to Oermany; it waa learned today.
Germany. It la understood, stated that
tha government has aa yet bean unable
to find a citizen of that country of Suf
ficient wealthy to accept the ambassa
dorial post. Because of this tact Ger
many la anxloua that tha two nations
be represented only by charge d 'affairs
for tha present. .
Boston Gives Foch
' Despite Snowstorm
Boston ' Nov. 14. t N. & A New
Kngland anowstorm failed o dampen the
ardor Of the thousands who greeted
Ferdinand Foch, marshal of France'
armies, e hen be arrived here today.
A detail f 130 policemen had dim
culty In clearing a passage, way through
the throng that tilled the railroad sta
tion to capacity.. Outside the terminal,
thousands of others had gathered for a
glimpse of th famous Frenchman. For
the first time In the history of Massa
chusetts & foreign flag, tha tri-color of
Franca, Hew from tha state flagstaff of
tne, capital. . & .
San Diego, Nov. 14. (L N. S.) Rein
forcements were pouring into TIa Juana
today to aid federal r troops who were
attacked and routed by insurrectionist
yesterday, according to .unofficial re
ports filtering across the border.
Contrary to first reports, which said
the federals put the rebels to flight with
out casualties, it waa declared today
that the federal troops were ambuscaded
in San Antonio canyou, ! a ' few miles
south of the border.
Fifteen federals were killed, while the
rebels lost but two dead, and two were
Five hundred federals were expected
today from Ensenada, and a troop, of
cavalry arrived this morning from Te
Governor Tbarra of Lower California
declares he haa the situation . well In
hand and that no further danger exists.
The- border is closed to Americans
only, racetrack men being allowed to go
across to attend to their stock.
Huntington Dies of
: Bandits Tie Janitor ;
Rob Church of 52000
' Chicago. Nov-14. L Nv S.V Bandits
today invaded the sanctity of the AU-
I ainta Independent Protestant ' church.
tied Leo Ca pins XI, the janitor, blew open
a safe and escaped with :0O0l The
money belonged to a building and loan
association conducted by the church. '
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A sudden attack of hemorrhage of the
stomach: resulted in the death Sunday
morning of Patrolman George Hunting
ton at St. Vincents hospital. Hunting-J
ton . was overcome wnue waiting' tor
streetcar at First and Alder streets Sat
urday night. He' was 59 years old and
was appointed to the police . force in
1911. For the last year he haa been in
bad health.' Recently he waa ordered re
tired from the force on a pension. Hunt
ington was bora in Kelso, Wash, He
has lived in Portland for 11 years. Rel
atives announce the funeral to be held
Tuesday morning from Finley'a chapeL
Storin on Coast Not
s To Reach Portland
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.v Stormy weather was reported from
the mouth of the .Columbia river-this
morning when a wind of 3t miles ve
locity was blowing from the Northwest.
The district weather office reported that
the wind would soon: blow itself out and
shift to the southwest bringing rain ia
land to-Portland and the rest of West'
on Oregon. The weather waa not rough
enough . to . necessitate the send -out- of
storm warnings. c .
Secretary Charles Evans Hughes siz?
zling proposal that nations scrap their
naval plans' struck keener to one person
in Portland . than to perhaps any other;
The words tnat are destiaea, to pe a
forenote of armament junking were
vivid and meaningful to W. T. Mayore-
tired admiral, U. S. N., veteran seadog
whose desire for American naval su
premacy comes only second to his hope
for perpetual peace. .
Admiral Mayo summed up Secretary
Hughes proposal as "amazing and most
generous." j, . , - .
"The proposal Is far more drastic than
any of us hoped for and maybe very.
very wise," said the admiral. .
He termed the plan-as being partlcu
larly generous toward Japan. -
'If It is carried out It means that our
Pacific naval program will have been cut
60 per cent of what experts had esti
mated was necessary for , protection."
"The other nations cannot do aught
but accept for have, we not shown the
way by offering to toss aside $330,000,
000 of naval construction under; way,"
What about th' feasibility of the
proposalf Admiral Mayo waa asked.
I think it is perfectly feasible. .By
the end of 10 rears, of course, we would
know better if , the plan goes through."
Admiral -Mayo-believes that the pro
posed 10 years holiday in naval con
struction, although bold and . sweeping.
is only a start towards an elimination
"No one should expect more than this
at this time,"- he 4 said.
pect - as - she', swas - walking along , the
street. Sne recognised htm. instantly.
There's- the -man who held me up last
night," she yelled loudly.
CROWTJ SEES FLIGHT
parly afternoon crowds which
thronged the Intersection were startled
by her cry. The suspect, who was ac
companied by another man, started to
Tun. Scores took after him. After tear
ing- loose from several of his , pursuers
he .was, finally captured by. Lieutenant
Frank Irvine .of the Portland police, who
was eating in a Washington street res
taurant when the chase 1 cgran.
Durimr the man's attempted flight he
snatched two rings from his pocket and
threw them Into the street.- They were
picked up by Everett Service of Silver-
ton, Or. Mrs. Freedman Identified them
.as ones taken from her during the rob
bery Sunday night..
GLIMPSES RIM FROM CAR
Mrs. Freeman was on her way on a
Washington street car to the police sta
tion to identify some pictures of suspects I street.
. Given Promotion
Sergeant William Barker, formerly the
record clerk in the information bureau; at
police headquarters, was promoted this
morning to the place of desk sergeant In
the detective division, where be win work
under Chief of Inspectors John T. Moore.
Sergeant Barker will have-charge of the
desk' In the detectives -office, receiving
all calls from inspectors, who are ye
quired to report every . half hour, and
handling all business that comes directly
to the office. - J ' - ' t
Automobile bandits who Sunday night
robbed two couples, of $1900 ia money,
jewelry and checks, abandoned their
stolen car at Broadway and Jefferson
streets where It waa 'found . at V o'clock
this morning by -Patrolman Benson.
The car contained a watch and some
papers which had been taken' from one
of - the robbers' victims. . It had ' been
stolen Saturday from Walter J. Roeen-feld.-
221 Vista .avenue, as It stood In
front of ' the : RoseafeM - bonnet
Mr. and - Mrs. H. T. Freedman of the
Tudor Arms apartments were held up at
lueretlaand Everett streets at . I rll
o'doclc and were robbed of 12 f tn eaalu
JltO 1ft' checks -and two diamond rings,
one valued at $1000, Which represented
a total loss of $1600. .The robbers drove
up to - the .curbing ' in an aaUMoobile.
leaped Oat and leveled revolvers. They
E. B. Gay of 26$ Fourteenth street and
Miss Marie Graham of 2X2 Stout street
were held up by the same bandit pair,
according to a comparison of descrip
tions and equipment, at $ :12 o'clock, at
Thirteenth and Market streets. Miss
Graham having a $300 diamond ring
wrested from her finger by one oper
ator, while Gay, with a revolver thrust
against his ribs, was robbed of the
sum of approximately $3 . by the com
Burglars and footpads also were busy.
When H. D. McKlean returned to his
home at 21? Morris street early Sunday
morning a man ran out of his house
and thrust a gun . into bis face as, be
ordered him to throw up his hands, 'ac
cording to a report made to the police,
and then ran down the street. Entrance
waa gained through aa open window,
Police believe the burglar heard Mc
Klean returrs.ng and . waa frightened
away wjuoui laaing any ui ing.
A child's bank containing about $7
and some small articles of jewelry were
taken from the home of F. J. Kane, 691
Hancock street, sometime Saturday by
tr.ieves. wno entered the house with
pass key while the occupants were away
' "7hlle the family was at dinner Satur
day evening, av thief entered a bedroom
through an open window at the home
of Mra John H. Zimmer. $65 East Main
and made away with a gold
Washington. Nov. It, L N. & A. '
J. Balfour, head of the Btitiah - delega
tion to the armament conference), will
probably go before the conference to
morrow and make a - speech virtually
accepting the proposals for a naval boll- .
day made by the United States, It was .
stated seml-offlclally at the Britiah de '
gallon headquarters today.
Mr. Balfour In his" proposed a peat hi
however, will ask that certain portions
df tha proposals be opened for amend
ment and further discussion. ' , ,
Great Britain wUl ask. that the pro
posals for reduction In the number of
submarines be further amended and that
there be a greater scrapping of this In
strument of warfare. It was said. Pro -
posals will also be made by tha British
that methods be Astabltahed whereby the
machinery for building battleships . will
not ba a total loss.
IX TOUCH WITH losdo - ;
The British ' delegation - has been In
almost constant conunmnicaUoa with the
British foreign office since Saturday, it
was stated, and It -is understood- that
whatever statements Mr. Balfour may
make 'before .the conference tomorrow
will be In accordance with Instructions .
which he haa .received from London. -
British delegates ara confident that
Japan will', accept -the American pro-'
posals In general.. but expect soma res-,
ervalions with regard to future fortifi
cation of the Pacific. r '
It is note expected ' In British , circlet
here that Qoyd George will coma to the
United Statea now.- until the' Questions
regarding Far Eastern- policy are taken
While the naval strategists of aU the '
great powers wrestled today -with the
exacting limitation conditions laid down -
by America, -the heads of the five prin
cipal delegations went into - secret ses
sion at thf, Fin-American Union fcuudlnr
ostensibly to. consider methods of pre-
cedure.. ,. . - ... ,
The seasJoa got under way shortly be-.
fore . noon. Present, wars Secretary ef
State Hughei A. J. Balfour of the Brit-'
lab.' premier.. Briand . of the Trench.
Baron Kata of.tha Jananes. and Sen--
atof Carlo'-Schinser. representing Italy.
The session lasted for an hour. and a
half and then adjourned. Efforts to as
certain wHat was accomplished wars met
with thej-jrutamenf that. the committee
"discussed procedure and organization
and would- meet again this evening. -.
OFFER COMPATIBLE. IS
LLOTD GEORGE'S COXMEXT
London. Nov. 14. (L N. 8.) Seere- .
tary of "State Hughes uropneals for
limitation if naval armaments are com
patible with British Interests, according
to an official statement Issued from Pre
mier Lloyd 'George's Downing street of
"The proposals are ambltioua, bat as
the conference has' an ambitious project. .
they were not surprising. the statement
said. "They are compatible with Brit
ish interests. ,
At the regular morning press confer
ence it was stated that-no further an
nouncements would ba mads and no ao '
Uon taken by the government pending
arrival of the official report from the
Britiah delegation at Washington. .
held by the police. Her mind was on the mesh purse valued at $50 and several
robbery. Kne liral saw tne suspect dollars in change. The family heard
the burglar In the room, but before
they could stop him he had -nade his
SNEAK THIEF GETS CASH
A sneak thief entered tle room of
Crate Leisure, Read hotel, while be was
sleeping Sunday morning and took $7
from hia trousers pocket. Leisure was
not disturbed by the prowler. Entrance
was made with a pass key. .
G. Aellmer,- 1670 East Twenty-third
street, reported to police that 200 quarts
of canned fruit and 100 glasses of jel
lies were stolen Saturday night from the
basement of his home.
Two men attacked Nick Marlshow, 663
Fifth street, with a baseball bat Ute
Sunday night aa he waa returning home
and beat him severely about the face,
robbing him of $20.' Marlshow reported
to the police that ha was assaulted just
as he started to cross the Fourth street
bridge over Marquam gulch.
Curb '.Stock, Market J
Ruled Out by Court
New York. Nov. 14.: U. P. The
Curb Stock A Bond Market of New York.
Incorporated, successors to the old curb
market, which recently moved. Indoors,
was ruled out-of business as.av "public
nuisance" : through a temporary In junc
tion-granted this afternoon by, Supreme
Justice Xydon. - . . - ,
when she looked. from the car window.
Hurriedly she signalled the conductor to
stop- the car.
After she reached the street she fol
lowed the pair about four or five blocks.
"I asked several men If they wouldn't
hold the fellows for me while I took a
good look at them. I must have been
pretty well excited, for they only -looked
at me and hurried away."
SUSPECT STARTS TO BTJN ! k
When . she reached Broadway and
Washington, however, she met Ed Dally,
a friend of her "husband. , He accompa
nied her, and both followed the pair. Be
fore Dally could halt them hey began
to run. Others joined In the chase. --'The
suspect gave hia name aa J. L.
Cooper. - His companion escaped in the
crowd. Cooper Is about SO years old.
He did not offer police any reason for
throwing away tha rings. -
PbHce Find No Hint .
Of Kidnaping of Girl
What appeared to be the abduction of
a . young woman by four or . Cve men
in an auto at Clackamas and Croaby
streets, at t o'clock Sunday night, was
reported to . the polios by W, R. Arm
strong, of Green am. Armstrong saia the
young woman . was walking .along tne
staewauc-ana mai.iw men. nuaf u av
small ssx. drove alongside the curb and
forced her into a rear seat The scene,
coupled . with . her screams, convinced
Armstrong; she waa" being taken s gainst
her will, and he Immediately gave chase,
but derplts being ia a larger and more
powerful car. he' lost the alleged abduc
tors in the fog . at Tweirm and Walsey
Police. vafter a. xsornjng at. Investiga
tions found, no other evidence of kidnap
ing and reached the conclusion that the
incident t described by Armstrong . must
have .been a. friendly, oda-. y y
Busy attend Again
Bend. Nov. 14. Unsuccessful . attacks
were attempted Sunday upon two women
by the man who attacked a woman and
a girl near here last Tuesday. One
waa a -sister of the Dunn girL previously
attacked. Officers did not learn the
other's name. . Word -was received -here
that . the man - was riding near Horse
Cave. A search by county and stats of
ficers was unsarrieasful.
James T. Anderson,
Wife Slayer, Sentr
.To State Hospital
James T. Anderson, who killed his wife
by striking ber on her htwd with an ax,
was committed this afternoon by Circuit -Judge
Wilson to. the stats hospital for
the insane. , . '
In pronouncing the commitment Judge
Wilson said that he believed that the
jury, which declared Anderson not guilty
on the grounds of Insanity, had returned
the proper verdict.
During Anderson's trial on charge 'of
murder he said that -he went Into, tha.
basement, got an ax and returned to hia !
wife's bedside and ended her life be
cause he could not bear to sea ber suffer
from Illness. '
(Big Tim' Murphy y;;
Gets Six Years
Chicago. Nov. 14. (I. N. 6.) "Big
Tim-Murphy, Chicago labor leader, to
day was sentenced by Federal Judge K. .
M.'Landis to serve six years In Fort
Leavenworth prison and pay fins Of
$30,000 for his part in tha $2,O0 Dear
born Street mail .robbery. t
French Navy Council
Weighs Hughes! Plan
Paris. Nov. 14. (U. P.) The superior
naval council met in conference with
President Millerand at th Byse palace
thla afternoon. It was reported the meet
log waa called to consider tha Hughes
. program. '- . ; '
rpriERE has 'been no site seiecte4 for the exposition, nor lean titer
be any site selection until after both Portland and the state' vols
to finance the exposition. : . . : - J,'' - ,
1 ' -It stands to reason that there can be no site If there is no exposition.
The thing now is to vote TES od November II and get th exposition.
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