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PORTLAND, . OREGON," MONDAY EVENING, JANUARY,16V 1922. SIXTEEN PAGES.
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Did Husband: Poison Her?
MRS. AUDREY CREIGHTON RYAN, member of prom
inent Los Angeles 1 family and " prize winner ; of .the
. American Conservatory of Music at Fontainebleau, who
is dying at the American hospital at Neuilly, France, from the
effects of poison tablets.; Her husband, Thomas S. Ryan, on
the staff of an American newspaper in Paris, is under arrest
accused of forcing her to take the poison.
Troublesome Twins 21 Demands
j and Shantung Continue to Be
: Snag) Approval of Naval Pact
( Held . Up by These Questions.
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By Qeerge R. Holaitt
Wsshington, Jan. II. (I. N. a) Tha
troubles om Far East twins Shantung
and the dewiaada came to the center of
the conference stags again today, to
remain this time until Ihalr fata baa
been - finally aattled by the conference
It la the plan of the American alloca
tion, supported by the British, to drtre
straight ahead on the Shantung laaue
. until It la settled. To this end prr spec-
IW meetings of the naval committee
. and of the full Far Eaat commuUe were
railed off today Waring1 the field again
' dear for: the Japanese and Chines dele
ate to pursue their efforts at a Shan
tung agreement unhampered by pressure
of other Issue.
or mess high
Utah hope were expressed by Amtr
lean dalegatea that this, the eleventh
week of the eonferenoe. will ace the
clearing of the eonferenoe aUU. on all
questions afftrtzig China.
Th meetings which the CV.n'se an
iaoaneea bava held In Washington to
date have settled every question tn .olved
In BhantuTia- with the exception of the
railroad, which both aide regard aa the
crux of the whole matter. Tha Chinese,
making Shantung the teat of Japaneae
sincerity In the Far Eaat. have Instated
upon abeoluta financial and operative
control of the road and havo grimly act
tied beck to wait.
Alternate proposal augmented by Sec
retary Hughes and A. J. Balfour, de
signed at settling the controversy along
line parallel to the Chlneae position,
have been cabled to both Toklo and
Peking. Report that the Chlneae cabi
net bad decided to accept these have not
been followed by confirmatory instruc
tlona to the Toklo delegation In Waah
ington. , -JAPASt
BJCrCCTCD TO TIE ID ,
'Th lmprelon .will not down how
ever, that ultimately Japan will yield In
the Ph ant en a- eontroverey In order to
40ciD4d ao, rae Te. Celeam Opt a .
AYER BACKS PLAN
Pledging I1S00, W. B. Ayer propoeed
thla morning, at a meeting of the unem
ptoyment eommlttre In the may or" a of
fice, to make a canvag of bualneaa men
of the etty t get them to underwrite the
expenee otJhe municipal wood yard. The
plan la to Insure the city against any
great loa until auch a time aa returna
can be had from the aale of wood.
Report from the various charity In
stitution of the city and the police ahow
that the wood yard, located at the foot of
Rhartdan street, la a auccrne. It la esti
mated that by It operation the unem
ployment adtaatton has) been relieved by
about 10 per cent The yard affords re
lief for the unmarried men and allows
Umm who are married first chance at
real Job. Mayor Baker aald.
An extensive campaign for aelllng
ticket to the ' charity, ball win be
started, It was decided at the meeting.
Bosloeaa men and other will be called
poai to purchase the tickets. Proceeds
of the bait wHl be uaed to finance the
The - attending the meeting this
morning were W. B. Ayer. E. C 8am
mon. K, B. MacNaughton and J. C.
The woodyard I being operated for
men who have no mean of getting food,
Fur working la three-hour shift the men
receive three meal ticket and 11 cents
for a bed at alght.
- The wood 1 to be sold to public or
ganisation a goon a It ha been prop
Movies to insure
v Will Hays Under
New Tork. Jen. It, l N. 8.) Will
IL rjayg will be. Insured for 1KK).00!
when be resigns a postmaster general
te accept . the position of bead of the
national moving- pioture Industry, It was
learned her today. The policy will be
straight life, running three year, the
duration of Mr. Hays' contract, and will
be payable, la case of death, to the
reorganised National Association of tha
sieving Picture Industry.
Mr. Hays will have to pass a physi
cal -examination under about phy
eiclana. ".;,. . ',
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Viceroy Turns Over Powers to
Michael Collins, Provisional
President; Dublin Castle No
Longer Feared; Troops to Leave
Dublin, Jan. 16. Ireland today became
a self governing state.
Lord Fitzalan. viceroy ' Of Ireland.
turned oven his power of government
'.0 Michael Collins and the provisional
southern cabinet in a dramatic meeting-
at the Mansion House.
At the same time,' word came from the
war office at London that 10 battalions
of British troops had been ordered to
evacuate Ireland Immediately."
Dublin castle, for. more than 700 years
the seat of British authority in Ireland.
and long the target for bitter Irish ha
red, was peacefully .-captured" by the
Sinn Feiners. - Occupation of the ancient
structure, symbolic of Britain's domina
tion, began. Saturday when the old
archives were burned and Sinn Fein, dep
uties began taking, possession. . -
Led by Michael CoUfns, the members
of the Irish provisional government
entered the room of stale where the final
ceremonies of surrender took place.
Great crowds gathered outside the
gates and cheered. -
The crowd had been waiting ' In the
cold for hours before three motor ears
bearing Collins and bis colleagues swung
towards the gates. With Collins seated
In the first car, the crowd went wild
hailing him as "Conqueror Mickey." .
During the two years of guerrilla
warfare, when Collins ' successfully
eluded all the efforts of Dublin castle to
MISHAPS ARE POLICE NAB
NUMEROUS ON ROBBER IN
ICY STREETS HOLDUP ACT
Most Serious Accident Befalls Man Sighted by Two Policemen
Geo. B. Lee, Salesman, Whose as He Presses Gun Against
Left Leg fs Severed Under Mtl
Scott Car; Autos Skid Wildly.
Breast of Clerk in Treves Ho
tel; Restaurant Yields Loot
taring Ice-sheets on pavements and
ear tracks this morning caused a long
series of accidents, motorists finding It
Impossible to hold their cars on the bill
streets and : dosens . of machines were
damaged by skidding into curbs and
The most serious accident reported
was on the Mount Scott carline when
George B. Lee, 4848 Slxty-serOnd street,
southeast, fell under the wheels of a P.
hR- I P. train at Laurel wood station.
his left leg being cut off below the knee.
He was taken to St. Vincents hospital.
Owing to the slippery condition of the
track, the motorman was unable to stop
bis train at, the station, according to a
report , given the police. Lee tried to
grab the front car. He slipped on the Ice
and fell under the trucks of the rear car.
! The accident was about 6:20 a. m. Lee
Is a salesman for the Standard' OH com
pany and is 32 years old and married.
. The unusually low temperature froze
surface moisture so hard that chains,
ropes and other expedients Were almost
useless on automobiles.
At : the accident bureau of the police
station emergency calls and accident re
ports began flowing In before the morn
ing tide of traffic was fairly under way.
Every street was a source of danger, but
the hill streets on the east side were
Before 9 o'clock 11 accident reports1
had come from autoists who started
down the Sandy road hill and piled up
along its curbing from the top of the
grade to its foot at Forty-second street
Five: accidents were likewise reported
from the Mississippi avenue hill at Fre
mont street. Several more reports of
broken wheels and bent fenders came
from the Oregon street hOL
Automobile drivers and streetcar mo
tormen were moving- their cars with
care , and this alone probably prevented
more serious' accidents.
The rain blew in, upon the city from
the southeast, before the east wind had
drawn away more than a few hours.
M S'cJoclt the. official, thermometer at
the "weather , bureau . station recorded a
Death claimed Mrs. Marie Adcox at
15 o'clock this morning at St. Vincents
hospital. . She ' had. shot herself last
Tuesday night ia her home, (S3 Siski
you street, when her husband. Lather L.
Adcox. returned unexpectedly and found
her entertaining Eugene . C Habel.
Charles Glass and Mrs. M. Case at a din'
ner party. - V '
uurtng we altercation wblcn touowed 1 o I L P L f t. n ' n t
Mrs. Adcox rushed Into the kitchen and nUpfl. OCnneelOCu IO. rUrClllSeS
snot nerseiz inrougn the left long. The I r ni-.t .1 e- o.
rirsi biock at t ivrer. went
Interest and $17,900 Premium;
Cash Bonuses Begin March 1.
Fortuitously timed no melodraraatlst
could nave done better to produce a
theatrical thrill, two policemen at 4:11
o'clock this morning frustrated an at
tempt of John R. Pierce, hold-up, to
seise the valuables In the safe of the
Treves hotel. Eleventh and Stark streets.
Police, however, were not so suc
cessful at the Olcott restaurant. 41S
Washington street, where at about the
same time yeggs broke Into the safe,
took $61.55 and escaped.
While Sergeant Ennis and Patrolman
Kelly were passing the Treves hotel they
saw David L. Martin, clerk, holding his
hands high In the air, and saw an auto
matic pistol pressed against his breast.
The holdup man waa going through
Martin's pockets, hunting for the keys
to the safe.
CAUGHT IX ACT
Waiting until Pierce's weapon was not
in such a dangerous position so far as
Martin waa. concerned, the policemen
rushed Into' the lobby and turned the
trick on Pierce.
Nothing Is known so far by the police
concerning Pierce, except that he Is XI
years old and came to Portland two days
ago from Vancouver. B. C He Is held
on a charge or robbery.
Cold chisels, meat cleavers and mallets
were used by the restaurant robbers in
tearing the doors off the safe. The job
was similar to several othea "safe crack
ing" exploits of two and three months
The cracksmen Jimmied the front win
dow of the restaurant and the Indica
tions are that entrance was made about
midnight A small safe was located en
the first floor. This iron container was
carries. to the basement and there the
thieves' took their time In hammering
The proprietors said the total contents
of the safe twere : removed. Detectives
could find. no. fingerprints upon the safe
and It is supposed that Cloves and blan
kets were Used so that no trace could
be left and. a the noise could be znuf
bullet emerged from under her arm.
Pneumonia, which set tn because of
a punctured lung, could not . Do con
quered, attending physicians said.
No inquest will be held over the body.
After a conference between Chief of Po
nce L. V. Jenkins. Captain - John T.
Moore, chief , Inspector, and Dr. Earl
Smith, county; coroner. -It was decided
that the case was clearly suicide
that , there were no attendant circum
stance requiring an Inquest to fix, a re
sponsibility for the woman's death. The
body was removed to Finley's undertak
ing esxaDusnment. Funeral -. arrange
ments win be announced later. .
IN 11 CONTEST
' Paved and tmpaved road onjCaTae f O 'HVr.
f!rfty-wer covered with-treacher- J HOME' &AnEl
ous coating of loa. Numerous tntotoo- j a teapoC several j
VICTIM; IS WEAKER
Paris. Jan. ,11 (L N. S. Mrs. Au
drey Crelghton feyan, wlio charges that
her husband, Thomas 8. Ryan of Mus
kogee, Okla., compelled her to swallow
thro bichloride of mercury 'tablets, was
growing weaker - In-nhe American hospi
tal at Keuiuy today. The attending phy
sician. Dr. Grose, said she might not live
until tomorrow. Although the heart and
brain war normal, the doctor said that
the kidneys had been eaten almost
away by the poison. .
Ryan has been detained by authori
ties pending the outcoome of his wife's
rate. Mrs. Ryan to a California girl
who has, been taking violin lessons In
find him. he had completly captured the
Irish Imagination. -.V
Collins . acknowledged :' the .plaudits
with a wave of his hand and a wide grin.
The scene in the chamber was far dif
ferent tqday from the former days when
: the privy council sat in the same room to
: adopt coercive measures for Ireland.
.Irish soldiers will sruard the castle
the Irish bastile on ..Tuesday for. the
first time In history. '.'.'
biles were stalled at the foot of hills.
Unskilled driver found hair-raising ex
periences in attempting to guide their
cars down grades. '
When Simon Jomak, a tailor, 36 years
old, stepped onto the pavement in front
of his home. Auditorium Court apart
ments, this morning, he slipped and fell.
He lies in Emanuel hospital with a frac
Front 9 o'clock until 2 p. m. the ther
mometer continued to rise steadily un
til at the latter hour it registered 31 de
grees. The weather, man was confident
this afternoon that higher temperatures
tonight would end tne dangers ox a
heavy silver thaw. ,' -
Two Sisters Shot
Down by ex-Soldier,
Who Kills Himself
Batter Down Bars.
Escape at Detroit
Detroit. Mich, Jan, It (C. P.) Four
prisoner. Including two of the city's
wiost notorious gunmen, fled to freedom
from the Itouae or correction today. -
Th men made their eeoap while be
ing inarched te breakfast. They slid out
f th breakfast line and hid In an ante
room, after which they battered down
th . bar and .dashed for liberty.
Walter Wysockl, , the leader of those
wh escaped, waa serving a sentence
fov bunrtary. Others who escaped were
David Hart. Daniel Wornocki and Julius
Jaasea. , . , :, ' . . "
Chicago. Jan. It. (I. N. S.) Viola
and Jobina Hunt, sisters, are hovering
between Ufa and death today a the re?
suit of bullet wounds Inflicted by Ber
nard Fiannery, a former soldier, whose
mind was unbalanced by his war experi
ences. After wounding the. clrls Flan
nery shot and killed himself.
So far as friends or relatives of the
girls or of Fiannery could relate there
was no motive for the shooting. Al
though all three lived in the same apart
ment building they were hot acquainted
and Fiannery. tt waa said, .never bad
apoken to the two girls.
Th shooting occurred In the vestibule
of the apartment building where the
Fiannery and Hunt families lived. The
girls were returning from a visit to a
friend. A they entered the vestibule
Fiannery fired without warning. Both
girls were wounded In the abdomen.
Since he returned from Siberia, where
ne was sent with hi regiment Fian
nery bad been treated In several hospi
tals for his mental condition. Recently
he waa sent home as incurable, but was
considered harmless. - -
Washington. -Jam 16. U. P.-) Aban
doning ' his. fight against the : "Interna
tional Jew Henry Fbrd thtsSreek wtll
open the greatest battle of his career-
a nation-wide campaign to readjust, the
basis -of American money.
The Detroit . automobile manufacturer
made me announcement of his new cam
paign in, Waahington Just before leaving
for home. -
While he was in Washington pressure
was brdugnt tfpon Ford to continue his
anti-Jewish campaign and to "let the
money. Issue alone." - . . . .
This pressure was brought by . cer
tain . Important non-Jewish financial
t'They would rather we'd hammer the
Jew,' he said, "than bring the money
question to the front
"But the money question today Is vi
tal. The world cannot get back to work
and prosperity until we have estab
lished our . money on a basis of pro
ductive energy. ' Our money must create
'We have all the gold in the world.
We have millions of unemployed. .Ger
many has no gold. Germany has no
unemployed. Germany Is ;the 'busiest
country id " Europe."
Ford's plan for reorganisation of the
American money system calls for estab
lishment of a new basis or rams behind
money, i eliminating gold. It to his the
ory that money should be Issued against
great - government projects which In
themselves, create -work, such as .' the
Muscle . Shoals project
IRISH PI-in.viNi mxnriio .
- REPUBLIC, B - YAIiERA ' 8AT4 on for-
EITEE ROUTE TO THE DALLES
IS AGAIN SHIT OFF BY ICE
- The Dalles, Jan. 16. With -a minimum
temperature of 20 above and a maximum
of 81, The Dalles today is BtiU'in the
grip of the. wintry blast that, has held
River transportation Is
packages of ciga
rette and: three revolvers were stolen
from the home of 'Frank L. JSau. 585
Halsey street Sunday night The, bur
glars entered the house through a side
After breaking the lock of a back
window at- the home of William R. Ag-
new. 59 Fifteenth street north, burglars
climbed into the house Sunday night and
The police received notice that the fol
lowing houses had been prowled : The
residences of F. A. Robertson, 517 East
Eleventh street north, and M. Silverman,
SIS East Tenth street north. A com
plete Investigation will be made at both
Burglars entered the Oregon cream
ery, 130 Second street Sunday night and
stole 370 from the cash register. En
trance was gained through a skylight
The thieves brok out the glass, climbed
down to the second story and ransacked
Charges that Mrs. Jessie El rod Moore.
second wife of the late L. K. Moore, poi
soned her husband s mind against his
daughter by the first marriage, to such
an extent that he left her out of bia
ill. were made in Circuit Judge Tas-
well's court this morning by Dan J. Ma-
larkey, attorney for Mrs. Greta L.
Thompson, the daughter.
Mrs. Thompson, who now resides with
her husband. A. J. Thompson, at Usk. B.
C. is seeking to have the will set aside
and a decree entered that her father
died Intestate. The esUte la valued at
E. V. Littlefield, counsel for Mrs
aioore, announced mat ne would en
deavor to disprove the charges, which
include a long list of alleged cruelties
practiced upon Greta Moore by her step
mother before the death of the father.
Malarkey's charges, made in outlining
to the court the reaaona for the will
contest Included a review of the early
atruggles of Moore and hi first wife
on their ranch In Morrow county, where
ureta was born. After the first wife
died, leaving the Stt-year-old baby, and
wnen aioore s fortunes began to Improve,
Moors married Miss ''Jessie Elrod Ma-
larter sail, tn- family later build I ne-
una nynw i uasx rourteentn and waaeo
street Malarkey enumerated- many al-
texea acts or cruelty practiced by the
stepmother, .including fiorginn for- no
rreaaon.. suppression of sodaV tnetinct.
and finally persuading th father to dla-
innerii tne girl. . ? .
aiaiarkey said ; he would dimmm
charge that the girl was .disobedient
ana oi weaa moral fiber.
Salem, Jan. 13. At a price said to be -
the best offered Jn th West for bonds '
since itls. the state bonus ootnmlaeioa
today 'disposed of th first . tlO.OOu.OOt
block of bonus bonds " to the Ralph
Schneeloch company of Portland.' Th .
bid 4Vt Per cent Interest and I173M
premium put th bond on a basis of
4.4SL . ' ' -.:.:---'":.-'.
Printing and cgalng of tha 18. WO Jo-
year serial bonds Is expected to take
about five, weeks and the commission
hopes to begin payment of th approxi- '
mately 13.000,000 In cash bonusus.' aaked
by SCS4 cx-aervice men.; by March L
Loan totaling $1309.(0. requested by
7231 former soldiers, will follow. .
Three other bid were received. John
E. Price A Company of Seattle offered
a premium of $t&.9M. but at aa interest
rate of 4. making the basis 4.(3. The
National City company of Baa Francisco '
and Freeman. Smith At Camp of Port,
land also submitted offer. ;'.'
The comm lesion in time ted that another
block of bonds will probably be offered
about Jun L Bond buyers, vhe said
the offering today was th largest 1
their knowledge, tn th i Padfie state. -advised
that future blocks be advertlaed
In smaller amounts, net greater than
35.000,000, saying more competition would
result The commission Is authorised to
sell a total of 310.0O0.0OO la bond. ,
Th commission Is highly pleased with
the result of the sale. Qcurlag. on th
basis of the entire amount authorised.
saving of S7.S0e.000 to th state do
to the delay of tha test suit which pre
vented disposal of bonds on the date first
et for the sal, when bond price war
9 Children, Wife
Ontario. Or.. Jan. 11 The body of
Ira Corbit was .found, Thursday, noon
with his head blown off, la. a -vacant
cellar on the Harvey Wright place, two
mile from French. Idaho, a small com
munity 1$ miles from New Plymouth,
Idaho.- Corbit ? owner of ' the Corbit
Mercantile store at French.' disappeared
Tuesday, hatlee and carrying a shot
gun. . , III wife and nine children sur
vive, ,..., ' ; ; ' . '.' -l ;
an uaaiei. uusaneu .. .. .-
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Dublin.. Jan.- 16. Eamonn De "Varerau
former. "president of the Irish renublic
refused to .accept the. Anrlo-Irish peace
treaty oecause be believes that it is not'
a stepping stone but a 'barrier to com
plete independence for Ireland.
De Valera made this Statement todav
m "the first authorized interview he has
given out since the opening of the Irish
De Valera has improved both in health
and spirits .since ,the, bitter struggle In
the Dail Sireann when Arthur Griffith,
founder of the Sinn Fein, ousted t him
from his position- as president Today
ne was tne same smiling man the Irish
knew before he made his trip to the
Peddler Suspects iiv
Custody; Fix Bonds
Four- more, alleged -narcotic peddlers
fen Into the federal drag- net Saturday
night . AU are In the county Jail today
In default of . bond.: Thomas Ryan and
Ray .Cook were, arrested at the Imperial
hotel after they -are alleged .to have sold
narcotic agents ounces oi morpmne
and 4 Vi ounces of cocaine, or enough
narootlca to make up 4800 one dollar
packages, the sise- usually sold to drug
addicts. Assistant United States Attar
r.ey Flegel has requested $2500 " bail
agalnrt Ryan and 3ls00 against Cook,
Dewey Webb and Eugen Lumblin, 291
Cohimbia street, were arrested after they
are alleged to have sold the agents two
drams of morphine. - . The alleged , sale
was at First and Madison etreeta. ' .The
package contained enough morphine to
make 60 one dollar package Lumblin.
alleged principal la the transaction, is
held under 3150ft ball and Webb, alleged
agent ox 1-iumDun, under 1000 bail.
By Revolutionjof a
Canton, Jan. 16. (L N. S.) A new
revolution in China on a bigger scale
than' any other in the last 11 years In
this war-torn republic, was believed to
day to be imminent
Civil war . Is already in progress be
tween the two rival republican govern
ments Of the North and South, but there
are rumblings of a great uprising which
will overshadow the fighting of the
Northern and Southern armies.
The blow may fall any. time.;". -
The forces hostile to the Pekin admin
istration are' gaining In strength and ac
tivity. General Wu Pel. Fu, . inspector
general of - Punan and Hupeh privinces,
has- sept , an . ultimatum to Premier Lian
Shis Tt at Pekin- ordering him to resign
with his entire cabinet- Gen. Wu Pel Fu
threatened to march on Pekin to enforce
the ultimatum with his army. If tt were
again completely blocked as a result of
Ice in the river. The east wind has been
blowing for several days.
The steamer Madeline reached here
with difficulty Sunday night about 10
o'clock and left down, again two hours
later,' leaving some of her -cargo behind
in the, haste to get through the , ice,
which was- momentarily getting heavier.
, The river here today Is half filled with
the drifting ; floes, the ice cakes being
a foot or more thick. The Ice is show
ing, a tendency to jam at Crates Point
three, miles below The Dalles, at the
sharp bend in, the river, and it Is also
Jamming in the narrows above Big Eddy.
The river ;- sloughs are froxen and
skating -has been excellent for a week.
Hundreds were out on the ! ice all day
Sunday. The tee is six inches thick over
Snow has fallen - in flurries intermit
tently every day since' Tuesday and the
condition continued today.
Ferry boat service is being main
tained with much difficulty and danger
by one launch.
STANTON IS FIRED
OFF POLICE EORCE
RICHER HED Oil
TilURDER CHARGE '
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U. S. Loses in Fight :
To Limit Liability
On Ship Passengers
Washington.' Jan.- li.-t4L N. S.) The
director general of railroads today lost
his appeal to the supreme court of the
United -States for a rehearing of a case
lavolrins a contention by the govern
; ment that the law of limited liability for
destruction at sea or a ship applied to
passengers aa well as to freight Lower
courts held the limited liability law did
not appty to passenger. .. - c. ,
er of Late
Jake Hamon Will
Be Film Actress
Harry L. Stanton is - "through as a
motorcycle - policeman on . the Portland
police force. An order discharging him
was signed today by Mayor Baker.
Stanton was on a 30 day suspension
while three charges against him are
being Investigated ; acceptance of "pro
tection" money from bootleggers, being
drunk on duty and passing bad checks.
"It was proved to my satisfaction."
said the mayor, "that Stanton took 350
from A. C; French, a bootlegger."
The dismissed policeman, according to
police investigators, forced several resort
proprietors to cash worthless checks
under threat of arrest .
Stanton and Guy Simpkins, another
motorcycle policeman, were suspended
early In December when the two were
charged with having imbibed of liquor
while Investigating a report of noisy
hilarity at a .wedding party. Simpkins
will b given a bearing by the civil ser
vice board Janury 26.
Washington. Jan. 16. fWASHINO-
TON BUREAU OF THE JOURNAL.)
Tne president today nominated the fol
lowing postmasters r
Oregon, Guy E. Tex st Central Point ;
Albert M. Porter at Gaaton; William C.
Depew at Lebanon ; William G. Smith at
Washington. William I. Leech at Stlel
aooom ; Andrew J. Died rich at Valley;
t Hospital in Fight
Chicago. Jan. It -.a.K &) ' Clad
only In pajamas, -Walter Wallace, said
to br an ex-convict awaiting trial on
another charge, escaped -from the county
hospital today, after a hand-to-hand bat
tle-, with attendants. Wallace . knocked
down the attendants In th police .ward.
lied. to a bathroom 'and leaped ont the
window to the ground. - - -
: Roseburg. Or- Jan. 13. Dou'tlaa Tapp.
aged 33. and long- a Douglas county
resident is dead, and C M. Young, aged
49.. a rancher residing In th Elk loa dis
trict is in Jail here on a murder charge.
Young, according to his story, shot
Tapp to death about 10:30 o'clock last
ounaay nigni at in r. k. fcjrr rancA.
located about four mile . southeast of
Elk ton. Moonshine alleged to have been
manufactured by th dead man is said
to have played an Important part in the
quarrel , that led up to the fatal ahoot-
tng. Young at the Jail today said that
he shot In self -defense.
(By .Unirenel SerHee)
Chicago, Jan. 16. Olive Belle Hamon,
daughter of the late Jake L. Hamon, is
going into the movies! Olive Belle, who
la lust 12 years old. stole away from
her home Sunday and visited a studio.
where she was "screened" for the first
, Her TOOther, the former Mr ; Hamon,
now the bride Of William L. Rohrer. re
tired capitalist is expected to give her
consent to the' child's ambition. Th
little girl Is a talented musician.
-Mother wont object," Olive Belle said
today. . "She wants- me to ba happy. I
havent decided yet whether I'm going
to be another Mary Pickford or a Mabel
Norman. -1 like both." ,
Coast Ball League ;
Declines to Accept
LandisV Draft Plan
San Francisco. Jan. 161 Th Pacific
Coast ' Baseball league will not submit
to the draft as outlined by th baseball
commission .headed by Judge Landla
The directors of the league went on rec
ord as being opposed to. th draft short
ly after the annual meeting opened here
this morning. .
- Under Landis plan the majors would
pay $7300 for each player drafted from
Class AA clubs. .
Movie Operators1 --I
Local Loses Case
' Washington. Jan. 16. L X. S.) Th
supreme court' of the United States to
day dismissed, for-want of Jurisdiction
the case of the Kansas City 'motion pic
ture machine operators, local No. 170
against the Eastern Theatre, ; Kansas
City.. Th effect of the action by the
court Is to make permanent the injunc
tion . against .. the labor - union, (ranted
by -the lower courts. ; :
i Large Steamship
Is Eeported Afire
London, Jan. 16. O..N. &) Th
American , steamer . Pennsylvania re
ported by wireless this morning she bad
aighted a 3000-ton steamer afire off Gab-
bard sands, noting that her lifeboats nan
been smashed in efforts to launch them
and that two steam trawlers were stand
ing by to give aid. .The nam of the
vessel had not been mad out at th
time th message was sent , ' .,
Of Counsel HI and
Trial Is Pompon
San Francisco. Jan.' It Roscoe Ar-
buckle's manslaughter trial waa Inter- j
rupted after a short session this mora-. ;
lng by the sudden Qlneaof Gavin Mo-' ;
Nab, Arbuckle's chief oovnseL ,
" McNah was taken ill while examtnmg
a prospectrre Juror And court adjouraad
until afternoon. MeNab went lmmedl
ately to his home wher at noon tt was '
said to be doubtful whether h could ap-' .
pear in court tomorrow. - .
No further progress towards securing
a Jury was made today. s r
e Lives, Wilson Holds
' n n wt h n ; -.r..- t '
Crowd Gathers to Cheer Him! v
B CBited 5ew)' "
Washington. Jan 13 Wood row Wil
son today believes in the unquestionable
vitality of the League of Nations, and
regards it as perfectly able to "take care
of itself." -
In his first direct reference to the
league sfnee his defeat In 1929 the former
president speaking to more 'than 1000
admirers Sunday evening, at his borne,
further declared that those -who do not
believe In the vitality of the league "will
have to look out for themselves."
Wilson said his only concern about th
league Twas to see our great people turn
their faces tn the right direction and
move with all their forca,"
The - former president's Irvmarks were
in response to the greeting of th crowd
wbo-trudged two mue inrougn sjusny
street following a mass meeting in
down town theatre at which th local
campaign to establish the Woodrow Wil
son foundation was launched.
Samuel Gompers, president of the
American Federation of Labor and.
member -of the American advisory com
mittee at the arms eonferenoe, as the
spokesman, told Wilson the demonstra
tion was proof that th League of Na
tions was - not dead. -
GIVES BRIEF ADDRESS i
The former president, leaning; os th
arm of Mra Wilson in the doorway of
his homer, addressed th crowd as fol
lows:. "I need hardly, tell you how such a
demonstration of friendship and confi
dence make me feeL There can be no
doubt as to lb vitality of the League of
Nations. U win take car of Itself and
those who don't regard It will have te
look out for themselves. -.-' I hare
anxiety for It my only anxiety Is te
see our great people turn their faces tn
the right direction and move with all
their force. I thank you for all thla. I
don't deserve it but I enjoy it never- '
thelesa" . . . , s . ...
The demonstration at th Wilson home
wss the third that had been tendered th
former -president sine his retirement -from
public Ufa Th ' first occurred
March 4, 192L followluc the lnaugura- :
Uon of President Harding. On. that oc
caaion thousands flocked to Wilson's
bouse. Th second demonstration occur-
red during th afternoon of Armistice
day. after th ex-president had ridden '
in the funeral procession of the unknown
soldier. - --. - - ":
On neither of these occasion did
Wilson express more than his appreria- '
Uon for the demonstration. On this"'
third occasion, which marked th open-.
mi or in naitoifWM a rive in hi nam. -
wooorow wuson addressed th lam
crewd which Jammed th street for near
ly half a block tn -vote dear and strong. .
CHEERED RT. CROWS ' -
Ahhoogh his voice lacked th vol am
of more vigorous days It was heard tn
th center of th throne and bronrht -
cheer after cheer. Tb former oread- ' '
dent's physical appearance waa good and
he smiled happily aa U to confirm the
reports that be was surety) crowing
Th pilgrimag to th Wilson hosn
was . ex tempore and th result af .
motion passed unantmoualy at the the
aire mass meeting, of which Charles E4- V
ward Rasaell was chairman. -' -..-
Woodrow WUson week, beginning MoW-
day and ending Jsnuary 23. has bees
designated as the period in -which . a - -million
dollar Is to n raised from &icb
th foundation plans-to award a - an
nual peace prise, similar to th Neaol
peac prlaa- . - r y - -- kV ..