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PORTLAND, OREGON, WEDNES jD AY EVENING, NOVEMBER 23, 1921. SIXTEEN PAGES.
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"HO WD THE ELECTION COME OUT?" THEY SHOUTED
ABOVE -Group of marooned passengers on an O-W. R. & N. limited, stalled at Bridal Veil,
got their first news from the outside world since Saturday, yeslerday, when C. Piper, a
photographer from Sandy's, fought his way up to the train. Everyone's first query was
as to the result of the world's fair election. The lower picture shows how wires are festooned
alonq; the railroad and highway between Corbett and Latourell. Rotaries had cleared the track
at this point.
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EXTRA SESSIONTWO ROTARIES
OF CONGRESS TACKLE SNOW
COMES TO END JAM IN GORGE
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Finis Written on! Special Ses
sion Called Last April; Sen
. ate Adopts Tax Revision Bill
by 39 to 29; Harding Signs It.
warmer lemperature cringing
Relief From Effects of Blizzard
in Wasco County; T)ie Dalles
Food Supply Running Low.
Washington. Nov. 23 (I. X. S.) The
special session of congress, called last
April, came to a close late this after
At 4:01 the gavel of Speaker Gillett
fell, announcing the house of represen
tatives in adjournment for the present
session. The senate adjourned at 4 :37.
Congress will meet again December 5.
Half an hour before adjournment
President Harding signed the tax re
Th president went ito the capitol to
sign bills awaiting his action and the
tax revision bill was ; one of the first
measures to which he affixed his signa
SEX ATE ADOPTS IT!
The president's signing of the bill fol
lowed action by the i senate adopting
the conference report ion it. The vote
on adoption was 39 to 29.
Six Republicans voted against the
report. They were Borah. Idaho ; Ladd,
Xorth Dakota : La Pollette, Wisconsin ;
Moses. New Hampshire : Xorbeck, South
Dakota, and Xorris, Xebraska.
Only one Democrat Voted for the re
port Broussard of. Louisiana.
OX PARTY LINES
The alignment for and against the
report was otherwise along strictly party
It is estimated that the bill will pro
vide between $3,100,000,000 and $3,250,-
000,000 in revenues' next year and effect
reduction in taxes of $70,000,000 this
year and $835,200,000 next year. It re
peals the excess profits taxes of Jan
uary 1, 1922, and fixes the maximum
surtax rate on incomes at fifty per cent
instead of 65 per cent as at present.
County Commissioners, Dispatch
Crew of Men and Also Tractor!
to Remove Ice; Owners of
Stalled Autos Urge Action.
HOOD RIVER DIGS
WAY TO lOUTSiOE
Out of th mow by ThankMKivtr.K
Thin In th hoiw of jmsncnBiTK
train (tailed, on the north bank of the
CorumMa In tit Mlsxard which dencend
T train on the S. P. S. line at
Cooks wr In the clear today and one
on (ha O-W. R. X. Una at Lyle was al
mrwt clear after rotary plows dug away
drift In their Immediate vicinity. They
maile ready to "tart toward Portland.
when slide and about at Hardy I
creek and Stevenwm we'e reported.
ttV.T IttTVKV. HU TKP
A eiralihl run Into Portland thus pre
vented, It I probable that the two
river boat, the Portland and the Un
dine, which left up-river Tuesday night
and til la mornlr.ft. will bring hack the
paaeenier liefore mnrnlnif.
Track were otn tiljy on the Oregon
Id a far a Bridal Veil anil n the
Washington aide to Cooke, with the ex
Cptlon of ltdea whrh Mocked the
track fter the plow had paiwed
The train ak I.yle and Tonka will run
far a S!evnon. wher- paaM'iifrer
will be tranferre4 to the b.t. Plenty
of provision are aboard.
TRK fcg CI r: Rrn
On the Oregon side track were clear
today on the east aide of the gorue al
rnont a far Wyeth. By tonight It
U expectant that way will be opened to
Cacal lAM;ka The worst section in
Jammed by drift of from 50 to 60 feet
high. From U to ;i mile of track is
completely blocked with drift.
Train No. 1. which had been stalled
at Roosevelt since Sunday, was moving
.toward Paco thl inornlnn o be iW
toured Into Portland today via the
Northern Pacific railroad.
Train No. 1 03 on the Oregon Trunk
line la still wallowing in a 20 foot snow
drift and the paengr are being sup
plied with food being brought overland
fcy messenger' on snow shoes.
On of in Oregon Trunk relief en
gine which went to tle relief of No.
- 101 rtunda? has been dug out of the
drift to the south and' two engines and
crew of laborer I to start Into the
snowy wastes this morning In an attempt
to roach the train, which has been stalled
sine Saturday night.
All other trains which wrer stalled
t th gorgo hava been given relief.
West Scio. Nov. 23. An operation was
performed on a 12-year-old girl at the
Scio hospital Sunday morning during
the hours that the flood was at Its
highest The surgeon's feet were partly
under water, but a feverish attempt was
made to save her life. According to lat
est reports she w-ll live, in spite of a
The other patient or the hospital, Mrs.
RerUia Price, an Eiced woman, was
moved upstair and did not suffer to
any extent from the flood.
Belfast. Nov. 23. (U. P.) A new
reign of terror was Instituted in. Belfast
this afternoon when gunmen ran
through the streets firing at pedestri
ans. Two women were shot down, a
man was killed and scores injured in
renewal of the fighting.
Hood River, Nov. 22.-(Tus(iayJ. For
the past 18 -hours Hood River has bean
engaged in digging ouli after the worst
blizzard and snowstorm' within the mem
ory of those who have lived here 40
years. Opening with ; a blizzard last
Friday night, the elements did their
worst for "0 hours, until from three to
five feet of snow had fallen on the level
and up to 50 feet in the Crifts.
By Saturday night all wire and train
communication was cut off and before
midnight all roads closed by deep drift-In-
snow. On Sunday the mercury was
down to 17 degrees and with lov- tem
perature the snow changed into granu
lated ice, after it fell, resembling sand,
and made the roads impassable to all
except showshoes and ski. On Tues
day morning rain fell for about two
i urs and glazed the entire countryside.
This made it impossible to use horse-
drawn plows and all attempts to open
roads had to be abandoned. A heavy
rain fell Tuesday night and it may be
possible to put the plows to work some
It is believed that oves 100 automobiles
were snowbound in this county on the
Columbia river highway, but fortunately
without any fatalities, !
Ranchers are breaking through the
snow to the occupants and feeding and
sheltering them until the roads are open
so they can reach this city.
No fatalities have heen reported in
any sections of the vallty, but the heavy
snows haVe caused a number of build
ings to collapse. !
The Odell grade school, completed last
summer at a cost of $25,000. collapsed
By Fred H. McNril
Correspondent of The Journal
The Dalles, Nov. 23. Partially clear
lr.g weather and warmer temperature
are bringing relief to Wasco county to-
day from its or
deal of storm which
has resulted in
and business since
J. P. O'Brien,
general manager of
the O-W. R. & N
company, is now
at the scene of the
trouble in the Co
lumbia river gorge.
He arrived at The
Dalles last night
from Spokane, and
i. ft this morning in a special train for
O'Brien expected to go through to
Portland, his train carrying him to
Cascade Locks from whence he hoped
to continue the journey by boat
Two rotaries are now- working on the
e? end of the snow Jam in the gorge.
0'. Vn having brought one down from
I the Spokane division with him yester
FARMERS BRING TCRKEYS
For the first time today Farmers be
pan getting into the city with sleijrhs
and they are bringing food supplies
which were being needed badly. Sleigh
loads of turkeys are being hauled to the
A carload of turkeys, destined for the
Portland market and which was to have
been shipped Saturday, is still held
here. No freight has moved in any di
rection since Saturday.
Fresh meat supplies will be exhausted
by Friday, butchers reported, unless
new shipments are received from Port
land. Boats are supposed to be bring
ing up stuff, but O'Brien said that the
locks are impassable because the oper
ating mechanism for the gates is. frozen
BREAD UPPLT LOW
Since the first of the week there has
-ejso been a bread scarcity. Inasmuch as
half the local supply is shipped in from
The. rotary plow brought in yesterday
left at midnight for the gorge, accom-
( Concluded on Paae Three, Column One)
TREE FALLS, KILLS
YOUTH IN HOUSE
Hillsboro. Nov. 23. Frank At wood,
aged 16, was instantly killed Monday
night about 11 o'clock when a tree, two
feet in diameter crashed ipto the At
wood home in the mountains above
Buxton. Mrs. Atwood. his mother, and
a younger brother, were in the house
at the time.
When. Gust Schmidlin, Charles
Schmidlin, overseas veteran, and Fritz
Brown were extracting the body from
under the fallen tree, another tree
crashed across the fallen trunk and
struck within a few feet of where they
Mrs. .Atwood was severely injured and
Is under the care of a physician. She
will recover. The younger brother
escaped unhurt. The fatality follows
the tragic death of the father, George
Atwood, who was killed by a logging
locomotive at Scofield, October 10.
In an effort to open the Columbia
river highway to traffic a snow plow
and tractor with a crew of workmen
started out this afternoon by way
of Troutdale on the north bank of the
This was decided today by the county
commissioners, who met with half a
dozen motorists, whose automobiles are
stalled in drifts on the highway. The
motorists say that at least 150 cars are
buried under the snow between Port
land and The Dalles.
TRACTOR ON WAY
The tractor started out at 11 o'clock.
It makes only five milea an hour, and
Ccrbett where the first drifts choke the
highway, is 20 miles away, so the tractor
was not due there until 3 o'clock.
Shortly after noon a bus carrying a
dozen autoists, whose cars are stalled in
the highway, started for Corbett to help
Poadmaster Eatchel's gang of 15 men
who will help push the tractor through.
The autoists stopped at Kelly Butte rock-
pile on the way out to get spades and
picks to use on the frozen snow.
Another bus will be sent by the Shep-
pnrd Auto Bus line at J o'clock Thurs
day morning, A. Jaloff, manager, an
nounced. The bus will leave the St
Charles hotel, providing free transforta-
t:on for owners, whose cars are snowed
The commissioners made arrange
ments with O. V. Badley of the Alex-
ander-Badley company to hire his trac-
tor at $3.50 an hour to propel a snow
plow. The tractor wiH propel the plow
through the snow, cutting a swath of
nine feet at the rate of from two to
five miles an hour, Bradley say.
Deputies Wilson and Mollenhour, dis
patched by the sheriffs office to make
an inspection of the Columbia river
highway, penetrated as far as the Vista
house in u motorcycle and sidecar Tues
day, but were then forced to abandon
their machine. - They continued afoot,
but were unable to reach the " figure
The snow at many place is four or
five feet deep and has an ice crust
four . tachea thick. The deputies were
without spiked shoes and were in dan
ger repeatedly of slipping off the road
and sliding hundreds of feet off the
Along the Sandy river and in the Co
lumbia river gorge there Is constant
danger from slides of dirt and from
chunks of ice that come hurtling down
By Kret.W. Peter
The ttame spirit of thankfulness which
abided in the hearts of the FHgrlti
Fathers on the cold shores of New Kng
land exactly 300 year ago will rule in
Portland tomorrow Thanksgiving day.
Portland Is thankful, a were the Pil
grims, for the many blessings of the
past year. As a city. Portland has been
spared many of the ills which often be
fall a metropolis during a year.
Portland has prospered cotnmtri tally
and financially, has been spared from
the scourges of any death-d.allnc
plague, and has not had to contend with
any serious Internal strife arising out
of the radical element
C. 8. LEADS WORLD
Portland is also thankful becaoae she
belongs to the nation that today Is lead
ing the way in the world toward limita
tion of armament, and that is doing
much in other ways to relieve suffering
and distress in the war-stricken coun
tries. The day will be generally observed
with special community church services
in about 50 centers throughout the city.
by the closing of al) public buildings,
schools, banks and courts, and the sus
pension of activities by practically all
The postofOces of the'eity will also bj
closed all 'day, with the exception of a
stamp window at the- main oetofflce
and the central station. Fifth and Mor
rison streets. These stamp windows will
be open from 8 a. m. to noon only. Per
ishable packages only will be delivered
during the day. Regular holiday col
lections of outgoing mail will be made
in time to catch the regular mail tralng.
FOOTBALL UAM E, FEATURE
Forx the lover of sports a apex-ial
Thanksgiving day football game has
been arranged for 1 :30 p. m. at Mult
nomah field between the Multnomah
Amateur Athletic club and the Uni
versity of Oregon. The Portland Hunt
AT VFROICT IN I
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FIRST DEGREE I
Well, They Gave Me the Limit; lTd r
Rather Have That Tharv Just
Part," Says Phillips' Slayerj
Alleged Accomplice on Trial.
(Concluded on Pace Elena. Column One)
QwER DOCKS III
Lan Casey must hang for the murder
of James H. (Bock) Phillip, O-W. R.
ft N. special aent. who was slain by
boxcar band Ms the night of June 14 la
the Mock's bottom railroad yard. A Jury
returned a verdict of "guilty as
charged" in Circuit Judge Kava
naugh' court at 10 o'clock this
morning. The verdict wa said to have
been reached on the first ballot after the
Jurrors received their final Instruction
Tuesday night, but they could not at
first agree on whether to recommend
lie Imprisonment or the death -penalty.
The decision to recommend th 'extreme '
punishment was arrived st during the
Casey received V verdict with a
smile. lie showed ho sign of nervoui
nes or fear. He stood while the verdk. t
was being read and then sat down with
out comment, pulled s package t (
cigarettes from his pocket and calmly
He then held out hi hands for the
hsndcuffs snd as Iteputy Sheriff Ken
dall led him back to Jail, he said:
"Well, they gave me the limit. I'd
rather have that than just part way."
Casey will be sentenced Saturday
morning st :J0.
HIRN8 TRIAL XEXT
As soon a Casey had been taken bark
to jalL Judge Kavanaugh reconvene!
court and began the selection of a Jury
tor tne trial of John U Burns, allege 1
(Concluded on Page Two, Column Two)
(Concluded on Page Two Column Three)
FIVE ARRESTED IN
EGG NG PLOT
TWO FEET WATER
Lower levels of waterfront docks were
under two feet of swirling, muddy water
as. noon today when the Willamette
river reached a height of 1? feet or
2 feet above flood stage.
From every indication obtained .by the
weather bureau from Willamette valley
points the flood had about reached Its
crest at Portland.
From Salem dowa the river the flood
is falling. Some rains hara-fallen in
the valley, but not In sufficient quantly
to affect the river Any further.
Wells predicts that the river at Port
land will remain stationary this after
roon and begin to fall rapidly tonight.
Great masses of driftwood were Cost
ing on the surface of the muddy tor
rent this morning snd the current was
so swift that extra hawsers had to be
thrown out to hold steacsers along the
Broken and drifting ltfg booms were
giving the harbor patrol plenty of
ai.xlety and hard work during the morn
ing. The current is so swift that it has
been found almost Impossible to keep the
booms to their moorings.
Occasional rains are predicted to fall
through the Willamette valley today, but
I the volume is not expected to be great
enougn to cause lurtner trouble rrom
( CooriutW os Pas Elaw, CeiuM Tfaiwt)
MAY TAKE STAND
tl'owchada4 ea law Tww. Cwhuna Sena,
By Loads of Ice
With 11,345 telephones reported out of
service in the city at noon today,
C. K Hickman, manager ol the Portland
office of the Pacific Telephone & Tele
graph company, announced that rehabili
tation would be pushed as rapidly as
possible. Estimates of the probable
length of time until full repairs are made
are a follows :
Tabor. 4880 telephones out of service,
reeatablishment uncertain as full extent
of damage not yet determined.
Woodlawn. 1494 stations out of serv
ice, complete restoration by Novem
Sellwood. 980 stations out ot service,
complete restoration by November 29.
Arleta. 930 stations out of service, re-
establishment uncertain as full extent
of damage undetermined.
Automatic exchanges. 1301 stations out
of service, complete restoration Novem
Kast, 575 stations out of service, com
plete restoration by November 26.
Main, Marshall and Broadway, 129 1
stations out of service, complete restora
tion November 26.
Columbia. 18 stations out of service,
complete restoration today.
Many long distance lines to the north
re out of service due to trouble at
Castle Rock. To the south conditions
are expected to be normal by tonight
and to the west service to Tillamook
will probably be in .full operation by
night. Time of reeetablishment of lines
tj the east Is problematic
Belfast. Nov. 23. Fighting in Belfast
broke out again at noon today.
Terrified pedestrians fled the streets
as tne snipers and gunmen resumed their
miniature battles in several districts.
Eleven persons have beep killed in
rioting here since yesterday morning, the
police announced today. On? hundred
persons were wounded, many' of them
probably fatally. Several hundred were
hurt by flying stones and mob violence.
Authorities announced that curfew
would be sounded at 8 :30 tonight when
all persons must be off tne city streets.
The situation was under control after
noon, although the city had the appear
ance of being in a state of siege, with
numerous armored cars at congested
points and troops patrolling the streets.
SINN FEINERS LOOK VPOX
SITUATION AS HOPELESS
By Daniel O'Connell
London. Nov. 23. (I. N. S.) Sinn Fein
leaders here today did not appear very
optimistic of a favorable outcome of the
conference between Premier Lloyd
Oeorge and Sir James Craig, Ulster pre
mier, scheduled for tomorrow.
The belief grew among Sir Arthur
Griffiths and others of the Sinn Fein
delegation that the government would
(Concluded on Pace Eleven, t'olunm Poor)
Join in Walkout
Operates to Pay
Phoenix, Ariz.. Nov. 23. U. P.) The
grand jury and a trial "jury were or
dered convened in federal court here
today to consider action against Roy
Gardner, famous bandit, for the at
tempted robbery of a Santa Fe mail car
which resulted in his capture.
Gardner already has two 25 year sen
tences standing against him for pre
He is to be tried on the Santa Fe
charge solely in order that Herman In
derlied. mail clerk, may receive the $5000
government reward for "capture and
conviction" of persons attempting to
rle the mails, it wai announced.
Bandits Bob Purser;
Escape With $5000
San Francisco. Nov. 23. (I. N. S.)
Three unmasked and youthful bandits
at noon today held up a taxi carrying
Charles Eeighton, purser of the steamer
Marama of the Hind-iRolph line, and
escaped with a bag of gold coin contain
ing $5000. They made their getaway in
an automobile. j
Marshal Foch Will
Spend December 1
As Portland Guest
Skirmishing between rival gangs of
bootleggers early this morning resulted
in the arrest of five men, three held on
charges of impersonating officers and
two held as material witnesses. Oscar
Lund and Claude V. (Blackie) Dudrey
and H. Barton are charged with rep
resenting themselves to be officers la
order to search the home of Simon Co
hen, 267 Sherman street, where they
apparently expected to find 0 cases of
Izzie Krichevsky and L. Anderson
are held as material witnesses.
At 1 o'clock this morning the three
first named appeared at the home of
Cohen, the father of "Scotty" Cohen.
who is known as the "king of the news
boys," and demanded 60 cases of whis
key which they claimed were in the
house, according to the story told the
They asked to see 'Scotty" Cohen.
Simon Cohen told them his son was not
at home. They displayed a star ana
two revolvers and demanded admit
tance to the house, stating they had
come t6 search for whiskey, according to
the story told the police by Cohen.
Simon Cohen was held up at the point
of a revolver and forced to admit the
men, the police were told. After search
ing the house from garret to cellar with
out finding the whiskey, the three men
drove away in a large automobile.
The three men claimed the 60 cases of
Fay Bainter Admits
Her Secret Marriage
Los Angeles. CaL. Nov. 23. (L N. 8.)
Confirmation of a report that she had
been secretly married "some time ago"
to Lieutenant Commander Reginald
V'enable of the U. a S. Arizona of the
Pacific fleet, was given here today by
Fay Bainter, an actress widely known
In New York. Friends of the couple
said they became acquainted In New
York three years ago.
San FVarwlar n tl tna!Kllit
that Roacoe Arbuckle. famed comedian,
now on trtal for manslaughter growing
out of ths death or Virginia -flappe, may
take the witness stand la his owa de
fense, set the courtroom hi a high state
of interest Just before convening of to
day session of Arbuckle trial.
Arbuckls's lawyers would not reveal
their plans with regard to caJlina Ar
buckle. but there seemed to be nor
than an even chance that he would tes
tify. Half an hour before opening of to- '
day's session the corridors of the Halt
of Justiee were filled with people eager
for an opportunity to see the big come
dian fighting in court for his freedom.
Arbuckle arrived at court early ia &ne
of his luxurious motor cars. He was ac
companied by Mints Durfee, his faith
The defense was to devote the'day to .
direct testimony and at noon th Jury -and
the, defendant were taken to the
suite in the St Francis hotel where Ar
buckle s fatal party was held.
Jl'KT AT HOTEL
The defense was to devote the morning; '
to direct testimony and this afternoon
was to take the jury to the suite In the
St. Francis hotel where Arbuckle's fatal
party was held.
Depositions from Lowell Sherman,
Broadway favorite, and from others who
were guests at Arbuckle's party might
be read during the morning sesslotv It
The prosecution revealed to newspa
per men before court convened that it
bad elaborate rebuttal testimony In pros
(CoaclBOst on Pag Two. Coiama It)
Ybor City. Fla, Nov. 2Z. (I. X. S.)
Right thousand cigar makers employed
in factories here today walked out on
strike demanding a resumption of the
eld wage scale. This follows similar
action by 10,000 men employed at West
Tampa. One of the union leaders was
kidnaped last night and has not been
Gas Warfare Uses
To Be Fixed Today
. Washington, Nov. 23.1 L N. S.) The
attitude of the United ' States towards
the use of gas in future warfare wQl be
taken up this afternoon by the land
armament committee of the American
advisory council. Carmi Thompson,
chairman, announced i
Edison Sees War Gas Terrors
K . ? at s at at at t t at t.
Could Kill Myriads in Instant
(Coocladad on Pace EleTen, Column Three)
Ferdinand Foch. marshal of the
French army and generalissimo of the
inter allied forces during the World
war. will arrive in Portland December
1 for an all-day visit. He is making a
tour of the United States and his trip
to the Pacific coast is in company with
Hanford MacNider, the newly elected
national commander of the American
G. Lane Goodell, commander of the
Oregon slate department of the Ameri
can Legion, and Edward J. Elvers, na
tional chef de gere of La Societe des 40
Hommes et 8 Chevaux, the social or
ganization within the legion, will go to
Seattle to meet the party of distin
guished soldiers. The day's program for
Portland Is under the direction of the
American Legion and arrangements are
beingmade for a mass meeting, to which
the public is invited to be held In the
A banquet is planned for the visitors
In the Chamber of Commerce building
and it will be headed by Captain Paul
Hathaway. United States army. Weather
permitting, Marshal Foch and his party giater. 150 Marimar place, former su-
w ill be taken for a trip over the Colum- (-preme court justice of Oregon, read and
Spirit of Doormat
Works as Talisman
On Burglar's Heart
"If you treat them risht tbey doo't tercet it"
Folklore of Uw Unnuboc.
On the doormat was written in cheer
ful lettters. big and friendly, "Welcome."
Burglars busy with the technical details
of breaking into the home of W. T.
By Alias L. Bestos
International Nt ernce Staff Coin indnt
Copj-riht. mux. International Ne Seme)
Orange, N. J., Nov. 23. Thomas A.
Edison is opposed "to seeking trade In
China at the cannon's mouth." He told
me so. in these words, in his laboratory
"If we cannot get business in China In
competition with the rest of the world,"
he said, "we should get out. Every na
tion that Is In possession of Chinese ter
ritory or of 'spheres of influence in
China should also get out. China should
be left alone. Other nations should
Russia. Russia has more land than .
she needs or can use. snd buying land
i a cheaper way to get it than going to '
Mr. Edison Is of the opinion that 6
next war will be a good thing to keep out
r f. He spoke of tbe great pro grass -that
has been made since hostilitisa In
Europe ceased. In the manufacture of
poison gas. It would only be a ques
tion of time, he said, until th Ger
man would learn of the discoveries,
snd. if they should care to do so, they
cvuld fly over to Pari and In fir min
utes kill everybody with gas without
help her with money and credits snd. kf breaking a window pane
bia highway. The executive com rn I tee of
the Oregon stats department will meet
In Portland December 1 and National
Commander MacNider will be asked to
address the body.
Lord Beatty Plans to
Return Home Nov. 30
Washington, Nov. 23. (L N. S.)
Lord Beatty, first lord of the British
admiralty and chief naval advisor of
the British delegation to the armament
conference, ' will return to London No
vember. 30, it was announced at th
British headquarters today.
r.mreciated the message of the mat.
Some time later, after they had ran
sacked the house from top to bottom,
they remembered that "welcome."
Each time they came upon something
that appealed to them that "welcome"
flashed back at them like the little or
phan's face in the movies. At last con
science and remorse beat down their
stony cynicism. They returned each bit
of loot to Us accustomed place and
started to leave the house. Again they
crossed the mat the bit of hemp that
acted as a turning point.
They could stand it no longer. For,
after alL they were burglars and that
mat It meant so much to them. They
took It along to remember the kindness
of that home where even burglars could
read as a welcome on the doormat.
desired, advice, but there should be no
question of China's right to exercise
full sovereignty ever her own territory.
JAPA5 GITEK ADVICE
"If I were running Japan. I would no
more toucn unmese territory man i
would touch a cobra. Japan, more than
any nation in the world, should want
to cee China intact and independent.
China is a vast market at the doorsteps
of Jspan. Japan la better situated to
supply this market than any other
"This Is because she does not have to
pay ocean freight rates over long dis
tances. 8he has everything to gain by
keeping out of China herself and urging
every other nation to keep out. because
she needs only an even chance to beat
most of her competitors. If Japan can
buy our cotton, make It Into cloth and
sell it for less than w can put cotton
cloth into China, Japan should get the
LET HER BTT LA5D
"Japan should strive to be the Eng
land ot the Far East a great manu
facturing nation prospering on foreign
commerce. If shs seeds more land for
bet people) to live oa let her buy It from
"Could you kill everybody in
city In 6 minutes?" I asked.
"I think I could." he replied. "I could
at any rate, after I made a few mora
AlKPLAXEft AXD GAS
"Future wars." he continued- "are gs
It.g to be waged almost exclusively with
airplanes, submarines sod gas. BatUe--sMp
will not count for much. Guns
are very spectacular Instruments tor
killing they make a great noise, and
explosive shells blow great holes tn the
earth but guns do not carry destruc
tion over a broad area.
"A' boasting shell kills only thoa who
art within s few feet of it. A slngls
el-erg of such gas sa che mists now
know how to make. Is auffkeicntty dead
Iv to kill every man. woman aad child. .
in an area equivalent to five or six city
"That t why I say It would not be .
u'fflcult to send a flock of airplanes
over a city and kill every inhabitant
within five minutes without breaking a
pane of glass. All that Is necessary ts
to make gas that is very poisonous a owl
very heavy. Heavy gas settle oa the
earth so that no on in the vicinity can