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PRICE TWO CENTS. paK'V.K'JSS
Dciira for 1925 Exposition Is
, Still Vigorous,! Despite Diffet.
. - enccs as to Plans, Meeting of
1 State- Wide Committee Shows.
. Thoae who hare Imagined that the
IfXa exposition, spirit died the same
I death aa did the .financing plan eonsld
I r4 at the special session of tha legls-
latere received a flash of new light at
; noon today when tha ststs-wlde txecu
I live committee conferred In tha rooma
af tha Old Colony club In. tno Muitno-
- anan hotel.
Tha fair spirit la not dead, nor la It
1 moribund. Instead, expressions from
delegates whoa home towna ara to tha
remotest eomers of: Orea-on Indicated
that tha exposition la needed, and that.
' If given feaalbla piaa to work It out
vpon, tb people of tha aUta will not
1 only sanction it but will aeaume the
. ! burden of ita financing;. ,
VIST CLCAft A WAT POCBTS
I ' But If tha people of the state ara to
become a unit in giving the fair program
fhelr enthuaiaatia thought and aupport
during the nest four year a. that unhappy
mteunderatandlnff between Portland and
tha out-etate cities and dlatrlcta rouat be
cleared away. Thl. waa the ouu tend
ing tenor Of the commenta of many dele
, gatee, aom of whom laid the blame di
rectly on Portland and some Indirectly
to the ouaplctoa which some dlatrlcta
' have of Portland'a Intent. 1
X1.KCT10H urCiOKSTEIi . .
After much dlecua.lon which showed
.that aentlment generally throughout the
. elate la that an rxpoaltlon be held In
i Portland, a resolution waa presented
cmlllnc for a special election in Novem
bar at which a etate-wlde tax be voted
'vport, Thla precipitated a debate which
threatened to continue throughout the
. afternoon. - Herbert OoTdon ot Portland
. opposed such a resolution sod aug -anted
In ha place thai the people, of Portland
rata again, this time on -the basts of a
It. 000.000 tag Inataad of the M.000,toe
authorised In November. The acopa of
ho tag proposed In the general reoolu
tlon waa to bo the baaia of dlecuiwrion,
v; Mayor Oatee of Med ford, one of the
early speakers .after the gathering had
been called to order by Juliua U Meier,
chairman, deplored' tae action of Jaok
eon county 'a , legislator In i standing;
against tha exposition' program. Ha da-
dared the people: of the county to be
for the exposition and guaranteed that
If a atooh eubocrlpUoa were to bo used
Personal study of tha gigantic Colum
bia basin Irrigation . project, whereby
rivers will bo led through ' mountain
ranges to make fertile the millions of
acres of now arid land in Eastern Wash
ington, haa been promised by General
Ooethaia, builder of the Panama canal,
according to advices received hero to
day. Tha question of Portland's con
tributing to a fund of $25,000 which
will be necessary to retain Geothala as'
engineer of the project; will be discussed
Friday at the Chamber of Commerce
when the delegation of Spokane busi
ness men reaches Portland. The total
cost of tha project has been estimated
General Geothala will visit the project
the latter part of this month or early in
February to Investigate and report on
tha feasibility of the development
Of the $2.000 fee Ooethaia asks the
Washington atate reclamation bureau is
said to be ready to pay $15,000. The re
maining $10,000 must be raised in Seat
tle, Tacoma, Spokane and Portland.
WEEPS AS HE
McNary and Cummins Vigorously
Deny Charge That Oregon Mem
ber of Interstate Board Has
Discriminated Against South.
(Coatlodeil ) rata Too, Cohiata Tares)
DAD. Villi HOLD ..
' SECRET SESSi
r . ,
Brands as False Charge That He
Shot and Killed Two of His
Soldiers During Warj Veter
ans Testify In His Behalf.
Washington, Jan. 5. (WASHINGTON j Washington, Jan. 5. Major H. I4.
BUREIAU OF THE JOURNAL) Senator 1 Opie, Staunton, Va, broke down and
Trammel 1 (Dem.) of Florida today I wept bitterly today aa he denied to the
launched charges in the senate that In
terstate Commerce ' Commissioner Clyde
B. Altchison, whoso nomination for an
other term is pending, has discriminated
a&ainst the South and in favor of the
lumber interests of the West rHe said
senate investigating committee charges
Due to Reach
Telegraphic information was received
thla morning' at local Methodist head
quarters from the Her. B. E. Parker,
nev pantos of the First Methodist
church, announcing that he will arrive
In Portland at 8 o'clock Friday morn-
ing. He will be in 8pokaae today and
spend a few hours with Dr. N. M. Jones.
superintendent of the Spokane district
and Dr. F. 1 Wemett former pastor- of
Centenary-Wilbur M. EL church here,
but now at St Pauls church, Spokane.
Dr.' Parker is traveling: via the Northern
Pacific -and S. P. eV S. routes.
Tha new pastor will be met at the
Union station by Bishop W. O. Shep-
ard Dr. W. W. Toungson. the president
and secretary of the ministerial associa
tion, several local' pastors and the offi
cial board of the First Methodist church.
The committee arranging details for
Dr.- Parker's -entertainment Includes
Amodeo M. Smith, G. F. Johnson and
Dr. Richmond Kelly.
She Attacks Jazz
MRS. MARX OBER.
DORFER, bf the Gen
.. cr-J Federation of
Women's Clubs, who declared
today that jazz music injures
the morals of those who listen
to it. . .
. Dublin.' Jan. I. The DaU Clreann met
this afternoon ftr Its recess and ad
. v A secret aeaaloa of the parliament will
'be held tomorrow.
The Dall bad taken a recess to avoid
tha freateet crlata with uhlch It haa yet
. When Eamonn de Valera sought to
force a vote 00 Arthur Griffith's, motion
f approval ot the peace treaty with
flreat Britain, the Irish parliament was
etnporarlly adjourned so that, the opposing-
leaders mlsjht confer on this pao
knm. ' .
' I A vote against Griffith's not Joa woald
' ave meant the end of the treaty : a
1 ..majority for the treaty would have
meant the end of De Valera as the
, greateat single power 1n Ireland.
stent, and the taunts of his opponents
also drove th4 Irish president to Issue
a proclamation to the people, warning
iMm Of the danger of accept.' ng the
treaty, and urging them not to be
' tempted from "the straight and narrow
! path." .
Do Valera admits In the proclamation
that tha delegates to Ixndon did their
- beat but aaya they signed because of
. Lloyd George's tNreati of war.
?. .In Its ' most ' Important clauses. De
Valera'S document. Whim iaa published
, Wednesday, provoking- Immediate dls
ruselon In the Daii, la quite sltallsr to
1 the treaty signed in lxndon. It provides
' for Ireland's own military defense and
permits Great Brttam harbor facilltlea
Withdrawal by Ireland after five years,
unless a new arrangement la reached. l
aim provid-d for.
The alternative umb the term "gov
,(Carhied ee Pae T, Cotaaa.Tev)
Former Motorcycle Patrolman H. R.
Le Vinson, who haa been a fugitive for
over two months, waa arrested today in
Sacramento, CaL, on a Topeka, . Kan,
federal grand jury indictment, charging
him with robbing the . United States
mails on two occasions' This informa
tion was received by JJnlted States Mar
shal Clarence R. Hotehkiss.
Le Vinson was arrested here May 11 on
the same charge; but later was released
when it waa discovered that the indict
ment drawn against him .had been out
lawed. He has since been reindicted
According to Information given As
sistant- United States Attorney Veatch
by the Kansas authorities. Le Vinson
stole .a registered package from the
mails October SO,. 1U. containing $500
and shipped, by the First National bank
of Atchison, Kan., to the State bank of
Arrlngton, and again on November 4.
111. stole another . package oontalnins;
$1000 and shipped by tha National Bank
of Commerce of Kansas "City to the
Oldsbarr (Kan.) State bank. ;
. The. American Surety company of New
York, W; J. Lyons, local manager. U
also- mterested. the;caaV,M x-evthaon
was nonaea nv it lor.aious. v
. According to Information in the harida
ot the marshal, Levi neon need the name
of William O. Kerfoot while ha was In
tha' postal "service. . His other aliases
are given as William H. Raymond. C
W. Morgan and Pierce.
Levin son's location . was discovered
through a diamond ring which he sent
Letha Hamilton, 426 Jessup street, his
reputed -wife.. The report also gives
Patrolman John B. White aa his father-in-law.
K copy of a Los Angeles Bertillon
record shows' Levtnson was arrested
there September 20.t 1915, for Issuing
forged checks, bat that he was released
October II. , IS 15, after all the checks
had been settled.
Veatch has also been informed that
Levtnson Is a draft evader and guilty of
violating the Mann act. but no prose
cution will be started on either of these
cases until the Kansas case la settled,
that he shot and killed two of his sol
diers in Franco. j
Opie denied in detail the charges
lodged against him by former privates
nf tYiA A V. V that )ia Villas o ninn
information had been given him that ,nd BhOt down in cold blood Walker
AJtchison was heartily ingympathy with Woo!win Winchester, Va.. in a shell
the proposed voluntary reduction of 10 I vj. - 1
per m lurooer The wttnemi who amnbAH ne.oo.nM
Wast to the Central West and Eastern I " , . w
- I St on. flSJ SaVl - J - 1 I .
nnlnts hut In averv But nno.lhl hot I "u irtanoiea vunoiy as numerous wil-
blocked reductions In lumber rates from neae8jl testified aaratnst him while others
the South. I defended him, maintained his composure
Senator Cummins said this was a won difficulty during bis xirst lew mln
grave; charge and the Florida senator lutes on the stand. His voice broke sudt
should be careful about making it. Cum- I denly and he cried as he told of hif
mins said he regarded Altchison as one I decorations for distinguished service,
of the moat tatelligent as well as kn" I JJAKES DE51AL
orable men in public life. I ""ttiJ'' .
TBAHHZLL REPEATS STA5D , TivMl "e
IT ... , . gulshed service cross, the crolx de guerre
nVrt pa,ma and the nch
the South," shouted Trammell, "I -wUl " , , ' ... ... - . I
share the view of my informant that he Opie faced the committee and pounded
is willing to discriminate in favor of h'8 st on the table as he entered denial
the West and against the South. The Je charges. j
way he can reestablish, himself In my es- "The accusations come from diseased
tlmatlon is to see that Justice ia done minds," he declared. "There is not an
the South " iota of truth in them." I
Senator McNary took the floor in OP'e admitted he fired a rifle on Oc
Altchison's defense. He called attention tober 8, 1918, to stop a retreat, but said
to the commissioner's long service on the her,,8no' behind the men. - i
Oregon commission and his service on S!x former privates who served irs
th. interstate hodv and said that his France under Major Opie took the stand
work has always shown a spirit of Jus- 0,18 afternoon and pronounced 1 Aim to-i
tice. ho, however much a senator migmi ; - . - --
wish hU own section represented on the Amlrican i'6 the Argonne forest,
ln.it. enn.mlai.lnn thta ohYliM nnt IlOeOO Xier WIUICBS OranaeQ UIO
invite Buggestlon that Altchison is nn-chfje ntterljr oi SeTtnJt
fair pr unjust. I w 1
OTERXAS ALSO OPPOSES I to have Ant the men an th.f .wh .-
Overman (Dem., North Carolina) said he I by him could not have been nosaibla
objected to the confirmation of Aitchi-1 without their knowledge. -I
son solely because the South is not prop- DEFENDS MAJOR i
erly represented on the commission and ' ' . .1
has not been since Wilson became presi- r,laleB T..Oem. Lynchburg Va.. tsti
dent. He knew nothtor about the charges a ?-T f&S'ilWZl
idaby Traflmwa but. true, Altcnl- P.'jf J5 fffjji
Z iii ' --.t' r sea Opio "nr av shot t aythinr.!,i4
'ZZT-JZi- lZ,. ZZ?rL'Tr? Vvm!Tr . Howard Tlfer, Staunton; Vai aald
, Cummins Questioned Trammell wnether 1 ------- - -we-
the relations "between Southern pine and ,ZfF..nm- -
Western lumber reaching competing ter -onffi TValm "aL."'
rltory.na. been disturbed, JJ Wen
i "I have not heard of itCummins rf'IredeVaroughf GaWieldi
said. -The senator seems to base his N. J.. gave similar testimony. 1
rexnarKs upon. miormawop tnac aiwoi- Rev. John HilL Baltimore, former, lieu-:
Wu , . tenant colonel, said he investigated
made In hardwood lumber from the opie'a conduct at the front to see if it
South. I do not know whether that- Is 4 warranted hia hin- iir a,, ,
true, , but it has nothing to do in any "i t0ok enlisted men in Opie's
case with the lumber from the South I command aside and asked them to tell
that competes with lumber- from the me in confidence what they-thought of
West" Opie'a record," Hill said. "Their reports
DOESIPT KNOW DETAILS were uniformly to Opie's credit Had he
Trammel said he did not know the "5.'. of hfs M would, have heard
ucuiilb. xxe wis liiiuriueu uiuusun is
opposed to hardwood reductions and
JAPAN TO DECLINE
TD SUBMIT ISSUES
Martin Beck, Head bf Theatrical
Circuit, Says Project Will Cost
About '$750,000; Work tarts
When the Site Is Selected.
By A. L. Bradford
Washington. Jan. 6- (U. iP.) Japan
will soon announce her refusal to have
the validity of -the famous 21 demands
to China passed upon by the Washing
This announcement probably will be
made at the meeting today of the Far
Eastern committee of the conference by
Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Han-
hlnara, one of the Japanese delegates,
or possibly by Admiral Baron Kato, the
chief of the Japanese delegation.
. If th conference . ahould Insist on
passing on' the' 21 demands there is ad
mittedly little chance for settlement ot
the Shantung question:
Japan, it ia believed, is offering to
enter into an agreement on Shantung
only, if the question ot the 21 demands
Is not brought before the conference.
Meanwhile the Shantung question re
JAP AS, WELL HOT YIELD OK
' SHAXTUHG. CABTJrET ; DECIDES
."Bt Clarence Buboes
Tokio, Jan. 6. (U. P.) The Japanese
cabinet today decided that Japan will
maintain the position-that the dhmgree'
ment ovee 'subnarine tonnage' at . the
Washington limitation of ; armament
conference in no way affeets decisions
reached as to capital ship tonnages.
-: Jt ras also announced that the cabV
net decided, against- Japan yielding any
additional ground la the- Ebantang con-
troett i with. Chma.v JM-ttaenpt' to
,reunT -ijegotlauons "-rith CJitai , brer
Sbjantrm rwul. be made atPeking and
4 $680 Disappear at
Jery Same 3Cime
Testimony of George Taylor. Philadel
phia, that 12' American' soldiers were
.T1!'?? is4 hanged at -311 was
Big Ford Plant
To Open; 40,000
... ."'.Are on Payroll
Detroit Jan. &, (I N. a) The Ford
Highland Park plant win reopen Mon
day after being closed two weeks for its
' 'We will keep 40,000 men on the pay
roll." Kdsel B. Ford, president of the
Ford Motor company, said today. "Only
12.000 men will be working at any one
time, however. We will continue to ro
tate our men so that employment will
be given the greateat' number."
Chief Coming Here
Washington. Jan. .WASHINGTON
HCRKAU OK THE JOURNAL) W. C
Henderson, acting chief of the biological
survey. Informs Senator McNary he haa
arranged to be In Oregon about January
2s, and will confer with the state's at
torney general concerning the possibility
of a compromise over the Mnlheur lake
be followed by application from the
South for a redaction on yellow pine.
They are interwoven, he said, and his
understanding Is that Aitchison is also
opposed to s reaucuon on soutnern pine.
Trammel's speech was in connection
with a bill he introduced providing
the interstate commission shall be ap
pointed by geographical groups of states
under which two would be from the
South and one from the Pacific Coast
The terms of present oommissionern
would not be affected, but in filling ex
isting vacancies the president -would be
confined to these limits. . This would
eliminate Aitchison, aa Campbell of
Washington would count as the Pacific
iterated today before the committee by
Henry L. . Cadenhead, Greenville, Miss.
"I saw 10 or 1! American soldiers
hanged at Is-Sur-Tllle," Cadenhead said.
"As nearly as I can remember, fouri
were white and the rest were Mack.
They looked like they were doped up
hi - In
Wm. J.-Johnston. Piedmont Cir
" Barn Employe, Sends 3 Bullets '
. Into Wife's Body and One in
oeuj one days ne rras jeaious
Portland will be the next city on the
Pacific coast to get a Junior Orpheum
theatre and the business of building,
which wm cost the Orpheum circuit ap
proximately $750,000, will be started as
soon as Martin Beck, president ot the
circuit, can be certain that one of the
several sites offered htm is the proper
That bit of information came to Port
land this morning with Mr. and Mrs.
Beck, who' are spending the day as
guests of Manager Frank J. McOetti
gan of the local Orpheum while they
Inspect proffered locations for the new
Beck, accompanied by - his wife and
Floyd D. Scott, general, publicity repre
sentative for the Orpheum circuit. Is
making a tour of inspection over the
circuit, visiting all the cities where
Orpheum vaudeville ia played and. in
cidentally, paring the way for construc
tion of theatre buildings here and at
TO BUILD HEBE
"Our prograrn of construction haa been CMc- J1- L N- S.)-Jas la a
definitely lined up ever since I told Man-1 ' combination of insane rhythm and la
ager McGettigan in San Francisco two inane harmony." It is "rauaic gone
years ago mat roruana wouia nave a i .JH
tnntoe nrnh.um " Delr AeMapAd ffhta I
morning. I ""r,w "" "
"At that time we contemplated Junior I modern music at a meeting of the board
houses first for Los Angeles, San Fran- of the General Federation of Women's
?d I Clubs her. Mrs. Marx Oberndorfer.
Seattle. The California bouses are aboot I ul wa -a in ute movemeni to
ready for occupancy the San Francisco I popularise good musSe. led the attack.
theater will be opened very soon and -Jaxa music throwa tha human .vat.
then buOdrng will start here and at So- I opt of harmony.'; Mra. Oberndorfer de
attl. I clared. "Its effect ia to diaomnlaa th
T had thought it might be possible 'to I hnman ora-aniame or nejaona arhv lu
build;three houses in the Northwest, the tt.". Jt not only Injures the morals of
uura pewg Vancouver. . t. nut asi those who come under, its tnfhaence, but
a repuu or my, viaii tnere on uus- mp I it is anr American. '. ; i
WILD, SAY WOMEN
I have discarded the Idea Of building fcfl . m.
Vanonuver, t least tor tha present, .- j nalJIi '
(Oaneladad on Pas Nmataea. Ooham) One,
l tiirk wnirv
I W . - - - -
London, Jan. 5. (I. N. S.) Turkey
and Ukrainia have signed a treaty pro
viding for Turkish naval superiority In
the Black sea, according to an Exchange
Telegraph dispatch from Constantinople
today. . '
Although a separate government was
established at Kiev, Ukrainia is regard
ed an, a , part, of Soviet Russia. The
"whites'' ln Ukrainia ' recently rose in
revolt against Moscow.
iTozier Rings Old Church Bell
. W '. . ' t , H t t at at at at
His 50th Salute to New Year
' r Kr the fiftieth ronserutlve" time Al-
' fre4 Toster of Dee. Or., rang out the
out year and rang In the new at the
'Methodist rherch in Hillsboro. Tosler.
a, member C a pioneer family, ot state
wide fame, carried a message from the
Jtev. Joseph lloberg, dated MeMlnnvtlte.
I December Jl, H. The. meassge read
4n part: '. ' .
! -My Deer Tester. My Old Time Boy
, 1 expert yen to he In'HIIlsbore aa usual.
: .on New, Tear's eve. remember . very
welV. when,' nearly 60 r years am, yon
rang the- .J4thodlst Hell for Ita first
New Tear. Faithfully have you kept
' this -tin, never missing a year, ne mat
ter In what part of the world yon may
have, been . the week previous.' Please
to tell the good people or the Kpworth
league how I finished t)u church bnlld-
4ng, doing most of the work and all ef
he palntlnr. and how: the bell was cast
tn Portland and hauled by team to
"t waa born in Prussia In 1828. came!
to the United States when a boy and to
Oreeon In 1157. On April 9. 1922, I will
be 94. t am Tak In body, unable to go
out. and t fear1 that thia will be my
laat New Tear. I am ready to go.
. "1 hop- that you can ring the old
hell for me and may continue so- to. do
for numbers ot years yet to come. It
pays io be a Christian. Have tried It
since November . 18S. I: is worth
while to be a . Mason. Have belonged
since its?. And It fas Joyous to be an
Odd Fellow, having been a member of
that order since 1858."
The Rev Joseph Hoberg came to the
pastorate in 1871 and his circuit took hi
Hlnsboro, Cornelius and Forest Grove
He found the frame of a church build
ing In .Hillsboro. which he finished by
hla own hands. , and secured two . bells,
one for the Hrtlsboro church, and one
for Forest drove. The Hillsboro edl
flea waa finished January , 1875. '
PACT TO EXCLUDE
JAPAN S MAINLAND
Is Still Offering
Pulpit to M'Hveen
Baltimore. Md Jan." 5. Charles K.
Allen, chairman of the pulpit committee.
said today that the Associate Congre
gational church of Baltimore had not
withdrawn its call to Dr. W. T. Mc-
Elveen ot Portland to the pastorate.
Dr. McElveen is dae to occupy the pul
pit here on the first Sunday in Febru
ary. Allen "and J. Henry Baker, mem
ber of the congregation, characterised
any discussion of Dr. McElveen's mor
als as "absurd.' A telegram received
late today from Dr. McElveen declines
the call here.
Recognition of Loans
Demanded by U. S.
' Washington! Jan. 6. (U. P.) The val
idlty of all the United "States loans to
foreign governments must be recognised
and established before the United States.
will in any w; . participate in an inter
national financial : conference, it
made known here today. , - ,
By George H. Holmes
Washington. Jan. S. (I. N. S.) While
the armament conference turned into
the home stretch today on adjustment
of. naval limitation and Chinese matt
ters, it became known officially that an
agreement had been reached between
the United States, Great Britain, Japan
and France to exclude the mainland of
Japan from the provisions- of the four
powered Pacific treaty, thus removing
one of the chief, causes of senatorial op
position to it. i
According to official British sources.
the understanding will be considered by
means of a series of International "clari
fying" notes, rough drafts of which
already have been considered by the
Other clarifications of the pact aside
from that referring specifically to the
Japanese mainland may be incorporated
in tne understanding. Informal conver
sations are now going on with regard to
these, and it is expected that they will
De concluded by January 14. the date on
which A. J. Balfour, heiid of the British
delegation, plans to return to Kngland.
me cnaracter or tbese other clarifica
tions, if any are to be, agreed upon, was
not made clear today, but it was pre
dicted In responsible - quarters that by
the time the treaty is submitted to the
United States senate it will be in such
shape aa o remove nearly all the sena
torial opposition except that of the out-
and-out trreconcuablea. f
16-0z. Loaf 5 Cents
In Chicago; Butter
And Eggs Also Dowji
Chicago. . Jan. 5. L N. St) If . you
like -bread and. butter, with an occa
sional egg on the side, you can live
more cheaply in Chicago now than waa
possible a , week ago. .-
- i nree targe stores -here nave an
nounced they will sell a II ounce mat
of bread for S cents.-
: Within the last 10 days, the wholesale
price of btrtter has decUned from 47
cents ' a pound to , cents, and the
wholesale price of eggs frees cents
to 38 cents a .doaeo. -Retail prices have
"eciPHxi - accordingly, dealers aav.
With his bride-to-be at his side, and
$680 in his pocket, all the world was
roses to Carl Andersen of Medford, while
he went shopping Wednesday in a de
pertinent store here. !
Andersen's little romance had budded
when Miss Nan White, whom he- had
known but two weeks, told him that of
all the men, -who were' fighting for her
hand, he was the favorite Besides, she
told him, she had a big farm in Mon
tana. It was a giortous day for Carl
when she threw her arms around his
neck and told him :
"Oh, Carl, how I lore you."
So Andersen stepped lightly on his
shopping rounds with his bride-to-be.
While he was looking at some neckties
bis fiancee had been visiting another
obonter." and she returned to ; him with
the question :
"Cart, maty i ' bare .some money. I
want to' buy gome atocadngs,"
8ure- yna ' can." , declared Anderson
"Ton can buy a whole suit.' He handed
the wman hla 880 roU of bills.
Now the roses have turned to thorns.
After waiting an hour at the tie counter
for his bride-to-be to returnable began
to realise 'that she' was not to be hia
In the afternoon he told his long story
to Deputy District Attorney John Howry
But since he had given the woman his
money, the law was .powerless to get
back his lady love, or her farm, or the
Andersen wooed and won Miss White
as the result of her advertisement in
WILL TAJCETTMal '- ''- V.'u.
beeaotfered. .me tn Portland appeal
ttrongty and upon these I will center
my attentions today. Although I do not
expect to Cxercise snap judgment and
close a contract today, I would t like
very much to do- that and get the work At the request of Commissioner &' C
started. I assure you we are sincere In Pier an appropriation of 15900 for use
our building plana and for proof of that -by the municipal automobile camp was
I need only refer you to the tact that approved by (he city council Wednesday
what we promised in California has afternoon.
come to pass and there are three Junior The tax conservation commission al-
Orpheums in the south. lowed 91400 for construction for the
"Portland is renowned as a show vreatnt year and the additional $2500
town, not only from the standpoint of wianed from the general fund to
I provide for maintenance until receipts
i a is esh.a vsusta, aua, a s vaaa tuu a, say a, -
that the city has yielded to the stage fMthf,.5frap "rHT 1o5 Ptr
some of Its most brilliant stars and I f '"L7
. ii k. . ... M May -that surfk-ient revenue- would- be
believe that a junior house here would obtalne, from the site to make it self
be a great success. suatainina-
FLANS ARE BEADY Recently the city rented 12 acres to
The. Dresence of a iunio'r house here th south of the xamp -site . used, last
will not affect the senior circuit, and the ""imer anf J00 for construction
half week nroeram of the latter wilt he I "" ieu im mue me new. addiUan
maintained because of the long Jump "uil w use inw summer. The Und
wui cnamL tenoes - DauL arajns.
Firing three boieU lute bis - wife's
body, then turning pie pistol to his tem
ple, William J. Johnston. Ptedmont oar ,
barn employe lilt, Mississippi avecma.
tried at 10:10 o'clock this rooming to
appease hla Jealous rage.
One bullet entered Mrs. , Johnston't
lung, another a hip and thai third awar
her heart. She haa a chance to recover.
said physicians. !
Johnston fired one bullet into his tor-
head. Hie attempt to aboet at himself
a second time was frustrated by police.
who broke througm:a door behind which
he barricaded himself. LitUe bops was "
held for his recovery.
T0C3O SOS LOOKS OS
The shooting took place ia the John
ston home, while thei 4-reer-eid eon
looked on. . Mra. 'Johnston's mother bad
just left, after a visit, for ber home tn
Albany. Mra. Johnston bached away
from her heaband aa be fired and stag
gered out of the house. Sarieklna: Tra
kflled! I'm killed n she dragged herself
u uif itudi iniTDioi m ouum vccnpiva
by a neighbor Mra. E. W. Astimore.
Mrs. Aahmore halt carried and halt
hauled ber into the bowse, sumnsoned
a doctor, notified police and called her
husband, who also; 1a & worker la the
Piedmont barn. I
Mrs. Johnston remained conscious, al
though weak. She; waa able to murmur
a few words,
SATS HE WAS JXALOCS
"He was Jealoas of a brother-in-law.
she gasped. I '
Police Kbeequentiy lea mail frora ber
that aba and her husband had Quarreled
of late and that he purchased a isvoirer
and brought it borne to frighten ber.
Wednesday, she said, ahe got puaassslun
ot the revolver . and eaactad a promise
from her husband to be good.
That a' domestic few broke out afresh
thla morning wast Indicated by Mra,
Johnston, aa4 fer the fact- that Jehnston
did not go 'to war as usuaX. - Ka ap-
J peered aXUaa-Jasdssoat bars, "however,-
tcr a visit and. chatted with Gua Hal berg.
(GeechMwd rut Ta- Catena riwl
IS SHOT TO DEATH
(Coneloded on Paca Two, Column Six)
ENGLISH PORT FIRE
lights and gas connections installed and
kitchenettes put in.
It is estimated that more than 10,000
tourista will register at the camp dur
ing the eomlag season. -
Kansas City. Mo. Jan. I. (L N. S-
Harry Bruder, a yard trader for the
Jacob -Bree. Co., is -dead, W. B. . Hall. '
livestock agent for the Burlington rail- -road.
Is dying, and! A. Drahos. a Mis
souri Pacific - railroad livestock agent.
Is wounded in the, left leg as the result
of a shooting which took place this
morning in the lobby of the livestock
Lx change building.
Frank Thompson, t a livestock specu
lator. Is charged with the shooting.
which followed an argument be had with
500 Soviet Troops
Slain ur Eight With
Hartlepool, Kngland, Jan. E. (L N.
S.) Eighty acres of this city were
swept today by one of the most 'devas-
London. Jan. L K & Five hun
dred Russian soviet soldiers have been
killed in battle with the Kareliana at
tating fires experienced in North Bng- Rukajervi. said an Exchange Telegraph
land in modern times. Two thousand uPicn irom Copenhagen today.
. . The town waa recently captured bv
persons were made homeless. The fire the Red troops after a two days' rtrug
started in the dock district and spread r- The Kareii.n. !zlJ?2L
rapidly despite frantic efforts of the their forces and retook the place after a
firefighters to check it. This afternoon violent engagement, according to the
it. was inreaieninK- a nuce creosote bxcnanre TP eirranh
maMmon. mi-, wm. a 7k' works. At noon the loss wss more than
Private Ships May,
Carry Relief While
Board Vessels Rust
Washington. Jan. &. L N. B- While
hundreds of government-owned ships lie
rusting st their wharves, the government
may use private shipping to transport to
Russia the millions of dollars worth of
grain for relief of the starving. It de
veloped this afternoon in the senate.
The fact that the ahlpptng board Is
contemplating use of: private shipping.
If it has not already decided upon it. was
brought out by Senator Borah (R
self as "38. attractive, happy disposi
tion, pleasing personality, no incum
brances. Have means. Fond of outdoor
life." She advertised in Willamette val
ley papers as well and Is said to have
received many replies and to have met
many men seeking "a pal." j
Habeas Corpus Is
Asked to Release
Jailed Union! Men
Denver, Jan. R. (I. N. &. Habeas
corpus proceedings are planned today
by attorneys for three officials and
eierht other memhera of . IB Im-sl
Butcher Workers' union who were given
jail sentences by District Judge Morley
late yesterday, when they .were ad
adjudged guilty "of contempt : of court
in refusing to obey his order to return
to ..work' at the Denver pecking house
plants. - , !
Twenty-five members of the union re
vived sentences, varying from 1 to 00
days in 'jail.; District President T. A.
McCreash of Spokane, Wash., being
given the heaviest, penalty. 1
Georgia Klan Ranks
Suffer Rift; Woman
Atlanta. Ga., Jan. 6. (I. N. S.) The
first rift in the ranks of the Ku KIux
Klan among officers who have been
lately subjected to severe attack and
criticism appeared ' today with the an
nouncement that Mrs. Elisabeth Tyler
had resigned from' the propaganda de
partment. Mrs. Tyler, who has been as
sociated with Edward Toung Clarke, im
perial kleagle. in spreading the klans
publicity, gave ill health of her daugh
ter. Mrs. Doris Manning Jett, and her
own ill health, as the reasons. for her
. Clarke said he would accept Mrs. Ty
ler's resignation. Mra. . Tyler, officials
said, never has been a member of the
klan. so that her resignation from the
propaganda : department entirely severs
her relation with the organisation.
Egyptian Minister Is
Wounded by Assassin
Cairo. ' Egypt. Jan; S. (L, Nt S- An
Egyptian Rationalist student today at-
cempusu, to assassinate Bearadin Bey.
minister of public . anfety. J The official
waa dangerooalj- w . ; ted by fa bullet.
After firiBg, the atuu..t escaped in the
crowa. - . - i.w ---,
McNary Secures Pay
Due C. L. Reames
Washington, Jan. 6. WASHING- I
TON BUREAU QF THE JOURNAL.)
Senator McNary called up and secured
passage ot a bin to pay the claim of
Clarence Ia. Reames tor extra expenses
incurred by , Reames while assistant to
the attorney general in the prosecution
oi alien enemy, cases during the war.
icdnferenceat the very f
- menb great harrativ'e,
Qsions'of this siAjetticn is jJ
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