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VOL XX. NO. 272.
ea .f a Chea Matter
PORTLAND, OREGON, THURSDAY EVENING, JANUARY 19, 1922. TWENTY-FOUR PAGES .
PRICE; TWO ?ENTS
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mitt rui um
M (rVstoUke. Poftlua. On
Mrs. J. F, Hill Denies Charge
Made ''by Rev. C. T. Wilson
That School Girls Check Cor
' sett; Says Dances Supervised.
public school buildings
Danoss ' In
which bar stirred lip Methodist
ministers . Into Initiating a cam
pslgato have tha community social
gatherings warded out aa menace to
publlo morals and decency were staunch
ly defended Wednesday night by Mrs.
J. r. MIL president of the Portland Parent-Teacher
eouncU at a public bearing
before tha board of education. She wai
answering spaclfle chsrges made by Dr.
Clarence; Trns Wilson, leader In the
Wilson's allegation that the Parent
Teacher ; association had failed in its
duty of supervising these dances was
vigorous!, denied by Mrs Hill, who ex
pressed herself at a loss to understand
wtiere Information leading to such shock
ing and dlscracefut chsrges could bars
lONT CHECK COKSETS
"I am not la poslUon to deny Dr. Wil
son's statements." said Mrs. Hill. I
have felt we have been doing construe
live work. If these charts are true
and can be proved. I would certainly be
for calling- off alt dance, but I do -not
believe they are true.
"Wi have only one high school or
gsatsatloa and that Is at Franklin."
"Do they chees their corsets at your
dances?" broke In Director George B
Thomas, commenting on a reference
made by Wilson.
"They do not." assarted Mrs. II til.
HOT GOD'S WORK
Thaee young people will find ways
, to have a good time and If they cannot
have It under right supervision they
wtH find It under the wrong. There
seem to be a misapprehension about
grammar grade dances Because these
Assess are held m grammar grade does
not trteas they ere grammar grade pu
pils. If they come. they coma with their
parents, and at the last 'dance less
" than II out of JJO ar grammar school
eniierway, ' I
"Now I wonder how many of the
modem sonoaemesu today can be eon.
ducted In tha name of God. I dont
. feel that eur recreation Is any of Ood's
MEET AflAHT TONIGHT
"Tha principal argument I have seen Is
' because some of the children go home
without proper chaperons I wonder If
these gentlemen have followed up the
baleful i Influence of libraries, church
parties and Christian Endeavor asso
ciations, from which the young people
. go home without chaperons.
- "Shall wo close up tha dean dance
' and let theee children who have been
taken care of go to the vicious dance?
If our school dances are to be prohib
ited, what provision Is to be made for
theee children T"
After hearing both sides of the nrgu
men. the school hoard voted lo continue
the hearing ton' ah t at the auditorium of
the Lincoln high school, so that all who
are Interested In the controversy might
be accommodated. Some of the Meth
odtat pastors present objected to the
date because of Its conflict with a con
ference , of Methodists, but Parent-
' Teacher members Insisted.
"They started it; let them eee It
arough," exclaimed one, and Dr,
By.W. H. Atkins
Washington. Jan. 1. I. N. S.)
American farmers will pocket In ex
cess of $100,000,000 In cash from grain
purchases which Europe will make in
the United States to supply her popula
tion until next harvest, government ex
perts estimated today.
Europe's foodstuffs supplies are alarm'
lngly low. Essential grains such as
wheat and corn, aa well as some other
foodstuffs, have dwindled to the danger
point, according to official reports.
New demands will be made upon
American producers to supply the
United Kingdom, France. Italy, Cxecho-!
Slovakia, Germany and Austria and pos
sibly other countries.
Large export movements of grain al
ready are reported bound overseas and
advices to the commerce and agricul
ture department today Indicated that a
steady flow of wheat and corn and other
foodstuffs Is likely to continue until the
harvests abroad assure foreign popula
tions of plenty for their needs.
Kurope s aeraanas ior Dreaastuus; in
cluding leading grains,- alone will run
probably aa high as 75,000.000 bushels.
Then, In addition, meats and other foods
will be needed In large quantities.
TEMPERATURE TOKIO GAINS
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Mercury Was at 17 at 5 o'Clock
This Morning and at 19 at 9
o'Clock; Valley and Eastern
Oregon Still Gripped by Cold.
Japanese Sensitiveness; Scores
Victory in. Keeping From Quad
ruple Document Figures Show
ing Inferiority in Xnnarnent
FOR SHP in
MINIMUM TEMPKRaTURga TODAY IN
The Dalle ..r- 7
VinctxjTrr Wus. 10
Condon . .
1 mi till . ,
Rakrr . . .
La Gnnde . . . -22!
- SIDarton -10
15 WasBtaco. . . -12
-10 Hood BiTer. . . - 1
-26 Newport 80
-20 Albany 15
- 8 Dallas 10
-14 1 Bend -8 5
-14jLa Grind -29
16 Spokane - 2
- 8lAtoria '25
TEMPERATURES IN PORTLAND
San Francisco. Jan. 19. U. P.) Rep
resentatives 'of Pacific porta Interested
In the proposed coast shipping syndicate
to operate shipping board veseels were
arriving here today for tomorrow's con
ference at which, it was believed, the
proposed syndicate will be launched.
The conference will meet at p. m
In th Merchants Exchange building.
Seattle. Taooma. Portland, Coos Bay,
Astoria. San Diego. Los Angeles, Oak
land and San Francisco will be repre
Frank R. Relyea, district operations
director, and Meyer Lissner and A. J.
Frey will represent the shipping board.
They are expected to .arrive tomorrow
morning from Washington.
If the plan Is carried out a shipping
syndicate which will control operations
or all shipping board vessels on the Pa
clflc will be organised.
"No coast port need fear the result of
the conference," said Robert Dollar, head
of the most powerful companies operat
ing in the Pacific. "The conference Is
not aimed to take trade away from any
locality in favor ef another, but te bring
aaaiuonai trace to each port. j, -
"The United States shipping 'board
wan t to fteu iti' fleet of commercial and
passenger carriers, preferably. to' Amer
ican Interests. Ameriean interests must
se their way clear, hewerer, to operate
the vessels they buy at a profit and
that Is one of the awrpoees of the con
ference and of the shipping pool which
win do lormeo.- t r
Members of the Portland committee
who will attend the ship merger confer.
ence at San Francisco FrldayMeft Wed
nesday evening for the southern city to
gether with two representatives from Se
attle and two from Astoria. They were
lo have been joined at Euarene by two
representatives from Marshfield.
ea Pat Twaatj. Oohoan Poor)
CUT III ALIMONY
Circuit Judge Tucker handed down
decision this afternoon denying the mo
tion of Dr. Sun ford Whiting that he be
awarded the custody of his . elder eon.
Curt la, and that the alimony he was
previously ordered to pay his first wife,
Iva Whiting, he reduced from $15 to
1100 a monthly.
The Judge hae had the case under ad
visement for several days. He held that
Curtis, wbo la now 14 years old. Is at
the age when he most needs the care
ef his ovi mother. The court said:
"Investigation shos that the children
have am equal regard for both parents.
Mra Iva Whiting. I find, la living in
anoderate circumstances and. with the
alimony left at Its present figure, she
wHI be able properly to care for both
boys .without going outside to work a
she has been doing."
The Judge said he appreciated that Dr
Whiting's practice had been curtailed
since the war, but expressed the belief
that he could recover himself by diligent
Local Boxing Board
Champion J. Wilson
Following tha steps of other boxing
eommiasloaa throughout tha country, the
Portland boxing commission has placed
Johnny Wilson, middleweight champion.
am the blacklist.
Wllsoa's saspenaton la Portland will
stand antlt such a time aa he has been
restored to good a landing by pie Na
tional Boxing assoriatioa.
Wtlsoa Is barred tn virtually every
state In the Union - where professional
boxing la legalised. This action against
Wilson was taken after he declined to
carry out a contract to risk his cham
pionship with Harry Greb, Pittsburg
On Way to Salem to
Confer About Bird
W. C. Henderson, assistant chief of
the United Stales biological survey, from
Washington, D. C. and Dr. L. EL Hlb-
bard. superintendent of the Malheur lake
reservation, from Burns, arrived In Port
land this' morning on their way to Salem
to meet with the state land board and
the attorney general on the Malheur lake
bird reserve controversy.'
Henderson la representing the biolori
c&l survey In a conference with the state
authorities in response to a request by
tne Oregon delegation to congress to
consider a possible agreement with the
Malheur lake has been the subject of
bitter strife between the state and fed
erai government for years, with the
sportsmen and prospective settlers com
plicatlng the Issue.
Patients at Deaf
is 5 am...: 17
19 6am 18
18 Tarn. 18
17 Sam 1-
17 9 a. m 19
20 11 la 22
25 1 p. m. 25
12 p. m..
1 a m. .
8 a. m. .
4 a. m.
2 n. m..
Although the cold weather was more
intense in both Eastern and Western
Oregon today, the temperature in Port
land was one degree above the mini
mum record of Wednesday,
The minimum report was 17 degrees
and the thermometer hovered at that
point from 3 to 5 o'clock this morning.
After that the mercury took an upward
swing sad stood at 22 at 11 o'clock.
But in Eastern Oregon and the Wil
lamette valley a different record was
taken. Baker reported the coldest Janu
ary weather in years, with a tempera
ture of 14 degrees below sera This
same temperature yu taken but once
oeiore m January, many years ago.
in the Willamette valley a further
fall of the mercury was reported. Salam
and Albany had temperatures of 15 de
grees and Eugene IS degrees. Umatilla,
easi or we mountains, reported U be
low sero; Boise t below and Spokane S
The. weather forecaster, whom nrmiin.
tlons have been well. borne, out no far- in
this bold spell, said today that than
would be little chans-e In the wea.the.i- .
cept that itroutd be warmer Friday and
a imummn temperature, of prob-
ably only T1 desrees would a nuhnA
M.ierm ar woawjet ww accompany
the; rising temperatures and the winds
expected to shift to the south. Th
weather, man believes that the tempera-
iwoo wm o nign enough soon to pre
vent the south winds from Mnrin,
By Carl D. Great '
Washington. Jan. 19. U. P.) Ref
erence to the 6-5-3-1.7S-L.75 capital ship
ratio has been omitted In the Coal draft
of the naval treaty, the United Press
Omission of the actual ratio waa due.
to Japanese sensitiveness, the Japanese
holdfng this would tend to give an air of
Inferiority to their nation. The ratio.
however, is indirectly provided for by
specific figures on total tonnage. . "
The treaty, according to Its preamble,
is based upon a desire for "maintenance
of general peace" and for reduction of
The preamble says :
"The United States of America, the
British empire. France, Italy, Japan,
desiring to contribute to the maintenance
of the general peace and 'to reduce the
burden of competition in armaments ;
"Have resolved, with a view to ac
complishing these purposes, to conclude
a treaty to limit their respective naval
armaments and to that end have ap
pointed . their plenipotentiaries, who,
having communicated to each their re
spective full powers, found to be in good
and due form, have agreed as follows :"
Then follows the treaty proper divided
Into three chapters. The first contains
20 articles. The second is divided into
four parts capital ships to be retained,
rules for . scrapping, replacement and
definitions. Chapter three with miscel
laneous provisions contains the articles
relative to common action In case of
desired modification of the treaty and
in case of a power becoming Involved
CAPITAL SHIP REPLACEMENT
The article dealing with capital ship
tonnage Is number fow In chapter one
and reads: ' j; .- '-:' ;
"The total capital ship replacement
tonnage oX ach of th& crmtrarnr Mow
ers shell not Vexceed in standard is
placement for the United States? 2"
iah.. &2S.0M :toe,(H3.40a metric tons) :
for France,' 175,0O tons 17700 metric
3 OF P1TT0CK
(Onaeladcd ob Page Twenty, Oetnana Ponr)
Olympia, Wash- Jan. 19. Decrease
by 14 persons at the state school for the
deaf at Vancouver at the end of De
cember. 1S21. aa compared with the
year previous. Is shown in the report
of the institution received by the depart
ment of business control. Inmates num
bered lit December SI, 1921. and 132 a
year ago. Inmates are being steadily
discharged after learning trades by
which they may make their own way.
Tne school poultry farm produced 55
doxen eggs and 330 pounds of dressed
poultry, valued at I2U.X0.
Night and Day Bank
SL Louis. Jan. 19. I. N. S.) Former
Governor Elliott W. Major and seven
other officers and directors of the closed
Night t Day bank, now In the hands of
the state department of finance, we rein
dicted today on charges of receiving de
posits after they knew the Institution
waa insolvent. The offense Is a felony
unaer tne mussumi statutes.
FROZE RITERS HALT BOAT8
CARRYING SCHOOL CHILDREN
Kiageiieia, wash., Jan. 19. Ridee-
fleld and surrounding country are ex
periencing the lowest temperature of
two winters, accompanied by snow,
which fell Tuesday morning to a depth
of two inches on the ice-coated ground.
According to H. C. Clair Jr.. manager
of the Ridgefleld Lumber comoanv'a
sawmill on Lake river, the thermome
ter early Wednesday registered 5 de
grees above sero, while at the resi
dence of Mayor N. C. Hall it read 8
above. In the outlying districts the cold
Is not so Intense, ranging around 9 and
10 degrees above. The cold wave forced
the suspension of operation at the saw
mill of the Ridgefleld Lumber company
ior an inaeimite period.
uu nver is reportea frozen over
and for the first time In two years the
two "kid boats." gasoline launches, used
in transporting children to and from
school by Orlando Horn and Robert Mc
Grotty, could not make their usual tripe
because of the frozen Tiver. Ice skat
ing and coasting are popular sports.
Lakes near Lake river afford excellent
skating and Packard's hill In East
Ridgefield, good coasting.
WIDE VARIATION IS SHOWN
IN CLARKE TEMPERATURES
Vancouver, Wash.. Jan. 19. A wide
variation in temperature between points
along the Columbia river and farther
out was- observed Wednesday morning.
A thermometer at the east entrance of
the St. Francis hotel registered 18 above,
but Weather Observer A. A. Quarn berg-
re ported a temperature of 9 above at
his place. Thirty-first street and Kauff
man avenue. Reports from the country
Indicated S above in the northeastern
part of the county, but In the southwest
rt was warmer.
Thursday morning the government
thermometer registered 10 above, with
the sky overcast. Ice in the river is
still moving, but is In large fields with
narrow channels of water between. All
farm work throughout the county Is sus
pended, and few farmers are coming to
Vancouver because of the icy condition
of the roads.
KILLED TWO VETS
Washington, Jan. 19. (L N. S.) Two
American soldiers died in France from
the effects of being held under cold
water by military police of the A. E. F.,
as punishment for coming into camp late
at night, according to testimony given
today before the senatorial committee
investigating charges of Senator "Tom"
Watson of Georgia.
The witness was James Elliott, a doc
tor and lawyer of Newark, N. J who
told the committee that the incident
which he described took place at Sa
venay, France, in the summer of 1918.
The soldiers, according to Elliott, were
named Craig and Jones.
Get-rlch-qulck hopes of land specula
tors ia Central Oregon are responsible
tor the threatened influx ' of Japanese
farmers on the Ochoco irrigation project
Of Crook county, according to a report
mad today by Tom- Sweeney, chairman
of the American Legion's land settle
ment committee, who has just returned
from aa investigation ; ef conditions
sround Prtnevnie. -
"Land which before the Irrigation
district -was created could not be sold
tor 19 an acre Is now held at fisa,'
declared Sweeney. "Of course no one
can buy It It Is too expensive. And so.
while they are waiting for times that
will allow settlement by purchase, the
speculators are leasing It without restric
tion. That Is what Is arousing the
veterans who believe thev should have
first call on the lands."
Sweeney said the state land commit
tee has resolved Itself Into a vigilance
committee. If t speculators cannot
be reached, the - prospective Oriental
settlers can. Nothing of the nature of
violence : or "direct, action" is content
plated In this, be said, but the Legion
poets art "on the firing line" and most
devise vays to meet the emergency and
prevent any new settlements of Asiatic
who ;. cannot be assimilated Into the
i "The causa of the failure of many Ore
gon colonization and reclamation schemes
U speculation," Sweeney's report de
clares. In Crook county .the legion is
now confronted with a threatened im
portation of Japanese . colonists, thus
starting a. 'new Oriental settlement, . a
move against the policy of the American
Legion as set forth in its national con
vention last jrear..: At that time the le
gion went on record as opposed to any
further Japanese settlement schemes.
asking that the Orientals be confined to
the . areas where they wer .then .living.
The Crook county problem is due solely
to speculation In lands, promoters evi
dently trying, to tack on 100 per cent, in
many cases, over an established ground
SPECULATORS BOOST JRICE
"Prior to the building of , the Ochoco
dam near ' PrinevUle land -was V worth
around $10 to SIS an acre. Water rights
under state bond have added another 175
or 330 an acre "to the costa - Now the
speculators have "obtained options,' and
are attempting to dispose of the land.
or lease it, at a valuation; of $150. -tnimi-nate
the speculator from ' Oregon Irri
gated land pro jecU and the problem or
land settlement win he simplified. The
legion's -Stat land ieommlttea- does not
Intend 'M send m& mt t& uay project
where there is from $75 to ISO an" acre
nrofiV for tns speculator. They add ' to
visue. -w , . . ,..-,.. -
'-Thm r state land committee win have
plenty of land to the Ochoco pn3ct. a
well as tn other 'localities at the right
price for the ex-eervtce men vao who
wants to take ; advantage of his state
loan under the bonus law. What we Q.
cist on Is that the former soldier settler
bo given a chance to make good and
pay off his indebtedness. Our lands
will not be In the hands of men inter
ested in speculation. We will try. In
every case, to arrange for equitable con
tracts between the ex-service man and
the original land owners, and win insist
that the speculative profit be eliminated
before the deal Is made.
LAND AT 121 PER A CRE
f We have land1 offered under Irrigation
projects now being constructed at $30 an
acre. On land of this character a man
who knows farming should make a com
fortable living from 40 acres, and in
addition be able to lay aside from $500
to $1000 each year-
."As far as Japanese are concerned on
Ochoco or any other project tha Amer
ican Legion national organization. s
well as the state organization, depend
on the posts near whore speculators are
attempting to bring in Japanese, to use
all friendly persuasive measures to dis
courage importation into localities where
there are no original settlements at present."'
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Pope B enedict XV
PONTIFF whose condition
alarms - -Catholic , world,
, although his physicians
deny his life U endangered
Benedkt is in his 6Sth year.
Petition : to v Court Alleges -Thej
Have Received No Money Since
Father's Death j Payment Would
Delay Closing. Says Executor.
Three of the five children of the late
Henry L. Pittock today Clod a petition
asking that the $500 a month provided
for each in their father will be paid
to them beginning from the date of
Pittock's death. January 38, 1919.
The three petitioners declare they have
received no money from .the estate since
the death of their father.
The wording of the will leaves a deubt
as to whether the $500 a month should
begin from the date of Pittock's death
or from the date when the trustees
took charge of the estate. The estate
Is still In the bands of the executor, O.
Circuit Judge Taxwell set January
23 as the time for the hearing on the
petition. Anyone who objects to the
payment to the heirs is told to be p:
ent at that time.
THREE SIGN PETITION
The petition Is signed by Fred F. Pit
tock. Mrs. Kate P. Hebard and Mrs.
Louise Gaotenbeln. The names of Mrs.
Susan Emery and Mrs. Caroline P. Lead.
better do not appear.
O. L. Price, the executor, in his
fwer to the petition, states that he la
willing that the payments should be
made and Indicates that he believes Pit
took Intended that the $500 a month
should begin at Pittock's death. He
says, however, that it would delay the
closing of the estate and the taking of
control by the trustees. Inasmuch aa all
of the Indebtedness has not been cleared,
otr ana l.2SU,lo tn accrued taxes, e
aw . taxes sin we leaerai government
and stats Inheritance taxes have piled
I1S9,M ON HAND
There is at present only $189,000 In
cash on hand. Price states. Ths peti
tioners allege that the estate, amounts
to $5,000,000,' free.of ail encumbrances
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Rome Newspaper Announces Thtt
' Patient's C Temperature In
creases; Earlier Vatican Re
ports Were Most Encouraging.
Best, Jan. 1 fT. PJ The Trlksaa
stated teslfit that ths peps' tempera
ture has rises '. This, ths newts per said,
ra hells vad to lad lea ts pslsieaary eesi.
hUcaUess. 1 -
Rosne, Jan. 1. LV P. "His boll-'
aan Is much better today," Cardinal
Oasparrl told waiting throngs ootaide
tha YaUcan at doosv
Cardinal Gasparri said be had lust
come from Pops Benedict's apartment,
where be found ths pope cheerful, and
that he bad conversed with hint tor half
aa hour. ' -.
Pops Das edict. Cardinal Oasparrl de
clared, is recovering rapidly from a
alight attack of bronchial catarrh and
wtH soon be entirely wall unless com pli
cations set In. . V"
I CONDITION ITN CHANCED .
Thm condition of Pops Benedict XV hi
said an earlier buOetlA
issued at the Vatican. " '
"His tampers tore is lower and there
has been no extension of the catarrhal
Ths pontiff was esropslled t taks to
his bed after contracting a severs cold,
which led to- Influenza and bronchial
catarrh. Hs had a tern per a to re of 103
this morning which saassd anxiety. He
has had difficulty ba breathing, but his
condition improved later. The pops Is
In his sixty-eighth year.
Numerous inquiries war nfMe re
garding the pontiff's condition. The in
quirers wars assured that every aft art
was bains; mads, to reduce the symptoms
f (ever. , . . ,..'., -. - ,-.
Eoyal House Will
Have New Eomance
Wallowa. "Jan.irC Wallowa hlA PTXRS OrrXKID .
iPrtce- nolnts out that ths validltv of school was destrsveJ hv fhs at 1 rfdock I " Ths' trouble began Tnesdsy when the
ths wiU hmm ,heen tssWed deflnitaly by tlJs morniiut. Tbs4sxihW"was si twolponttlt'eo,,treu a cold. As a preeau- :
remaining; suits- sendinr In: oonrt auM torT brck bulldlnf -with basement. - It I srdered his tastiest to bed and all andl. -
not affect to any measurable extent thwa built ra ll 'n4; was ct ths enees were canoalled. Tba Vatleaa n '
bulk of ths estate.-
UUUU I IUI IILIIU I1U
I best aaulpped schools Eastera Orean, tovrav unrsii that tba pops' con-
1 put a tM,00osd, Insurance la $14,000.
; Tha i. basement. ;had - two large rooms
Hlness May Compel
Crow to Quit Senate
(By Catted Hawa.)
Pittsburg, Jan. 19. Despite reports
denying the seriousness of United States
Senator Crow's - illness, it Is still be
lieved by friends that ths senator win
be, forced to resign soon because of In
ability to attend his duties.
COLUMBIA RIVER 8PA5KEI
BT ICE AT THE DALLES
The Dalles, Jan. 19. Ths official min
imum temperature here this morning
was seven decrees below sero and at 8
o'clock It bad risen to seven above. The
Columbia river here today -is completely
frozen across and for 100 feet Is strong
enough to hold up a man. It is partially
cloudy here today, indicating possibility
of moderation in the weather. There is
Following Wednesday morning's low
record for two years of 1 degrees be
low sero, the mercury crawled up 28 de-
(OoachuM ea Pass Twenty. Oahnsa One)
; HI With Influenza
Paris. Jan. 19. (L N. S.) Georges
Carpentier,. light heavyweight champion
boxer of ths world, is ill ia bed at his
heme hers with influenza.
London, Jan. 19. Another romance
fleeting the royal house of Windsor
aill be disclosed, so it is said, at the
wedding of Princess Mary and Viscount
Lascelles next month. The announce
ment will be made of the engagement of
the Duke of York to Lady Mary Ashley.
daughter of Lady Shaftesbury, who is
lady-m-waitmg to the queen.
Walaska Sues Hubby
To Obtain Bric-a-Brac
(By rjntrenal 8t trice)
New York, Jan. 19. Action to recover
furniture and bric-a-brac seized last
August by her husband, Alexander Smith
Cochran, multimillionaire sportsman,
was begun here today by Ganna Wal
aska, operatic prima donna. Mme.
Walaska also asks $10,000 damages. She
!s in Paris aiding her lawyers In the
preparation of the defense of her hus
band's suit for divorce.
an Francisco. Jan. 19. U. P.) Cali
fornia was in the grip today of one of
the coldest spells in recent years.
In San Francisco the weather bureau
said the temperature waa 33 during the
night but at points in the city it was
lower. A thin crust of tee formed on the
lakes in Golden Gate Park. The city
Jail and the flrehouses were filled with
men unemployed who have been wan
dering the streets who were taken In
for a warm night's sleep.
Temperatures of from 20 to 30 were
reported from Interior California towns.
A cold wind accompanied the freeze.
In- the CathoUo churches to ths pontiffs
letotsi y. - - . . .
equipped tor minrrat-4 tptng and farm I Ths visit of King Alt art ot Belgium
shop and agrieirruralv work, tooys.' and ts Rome later tn ths month may be post
girls' lavatories and ahowr -baths, third poned as a result sf ths pope's lllneaav.
grade raotna, and ths necessary room tor I Arrangements bad been made for ths
the' furnace." On ths- first: floor were I king to be received at ths Vatican.
three recitation rooin8. oonimerc.ial de I Dr. BatJstnL who visited ths poos with
partment with endowed typewriter room. I Dr. MasctsroBL denied alarmist rumors
superintendents, office and laboratory. I regarding hia holiness.
on the second floor were two rooms for
domestic science and art,' library, prin
cipal's Office 'and general' assembly
room. .The gym and ths grade school. I
two frame buildings nearby, were saved
by efforts of Wallowa's volunteer firs I
ENTER SECTION PROMISED
RELD2F FROM COLD SPELL
.Denver. Colo.. Jan. 19. (L N. a)
Rising temperatures are promised today
by. the weather bureau for Denver and
the Rocky Mountain region, which have
Been m the grip of the severest cold
wave of the winter for the past 24 hours,
with the thermometer readings ranging
from eight below zero in this city early
this morning to thirty-six below at Wor-
Mr. and Mrs A. L. Miller of Wichita,
naru. narrowly escaped death from
ireezing on the prairie east of Colorado
springs when their automobile broke
oown. They were rescued afu-r Heine-
exposed to the biting cold for several
hours. The Millers were driving to Salt
Star Defends Mary Garden
Says 'Directa' Makes Good
RYAN DIES IN
Of Store's Business
HOSPITAL AT PARIS
Paris. Jan. Is. CL N. & Mrs. An- - '
drey Cretghton Ryan, is years of aire. -
Washington. Jan. 19. (TJ. P.i afar- I California music student, wbo accused -
shal Field A Co Chicago, one of the ber husband. Thomas 8. Ryan ef Mas- ,
largest retail stores in the ' world. did m, Okls.. a writer, with forcing ber '..
a net business of $183,000,000 in 1921. it to swallow three bichloride of mercury
waa revealed today in a' statement read tsblets at ths point of a knife, died tn
to ths house of repreeeatativss by Rep- the American hospital at Nastily this
resentaUve. Mann, nUnola, .The stats- afternoon. Ryan, wbo was arrested s '-
ment declared ths company mads a net Information furnished by Mrs. Ryan and s
profit of Xt cents on every dollar for a br ntber. denies any guilt and eon-
total return of IS per cent on- ths cap- tenda t11 bis wife swaDowsd the pot- . -
son with suicidal Intent.
BLIZZARD STRIKES TEXAS;
SNOW AND SLEET REPORTF.Ii
Fort Worth, Texas, Jan. 19. (L N. S.)
The winter's worst blizzard struck
Texas early today. Snow and sleet
are reported through the Panhandle and
a minimum temperature of 19 degrees
above zero around Fort . Worth and
Dallas. Thus far no damage Is report
ed. Trains were maintaining schedules
and livestock will not suffer unless the
severe cold Is of long duration.
Bonus Bill Caucus
Washington. Jan. 13. (L N. S.) As
s result of insistent demand of members !
who saw sen-ice in the World war. Re
publican members of the house will hold
a caucus next Wednesday nieht to con
sider soldiers bonus legislation and other
matters affecting ex-soldiers, it was an
Martha P. Bateman
Is Granted Divorce
By James L. KQgalles
Chicago, Jan. 19. (L N. S.) Mme.
Rosa Raisa, world's greatest dramatic
soprano, today announced her convic
tion that a woman is fully as compe
tent to conduct an opera company as a
man. There should be no sex line
drawn, she said.
Mary Garden a failure as manager of
the Chicago Opera association?
"Oh, no, no, no!" exclaimed Mme.
Raisa. in an. exclusive interview in' her
dressing room. "Not so she is too
But. she was told. Lucien Mu rat ore.
the internationally famous tenor, saysi
Miss Garden as s "directa" is ""impossi
ble" because she is a woman and. wo
manlike, inclined to change her mind.
PRAISES AH ERIC AN WOMEN
The prima donna registered mild astonishment-
Her dark eyes smiled in
dulgently. "Woman is a much maligned creature
at times. she said. ."As for Mary Gar
denwell, here is an exceptional wo
man, typically American, with all the
high qualities of ths women of this
great country, ability. Imagination, re
sourcefulness and tact.
"I, myself, am a Russian. I am proud
of my nationality, of course. But I
know what American woman can do!
Your women have so much more free
dom and they develop their Intelligence
"Why should not a woman be able to
properly conduct an opera company?"
she continued. "What difference does it
make Mary' Garden ot Gatti Caaaxza?
SORRY FOR MCRATORE
"Woman or man? The question is not,
is she a woman; It is, does she know
her job? I think Mary Garden does."
Mary Garden, commenting on the dec
laration of Muratore mat he could not
return here to sing under her direction.
aaia : . -
"Foreign dictation is s thing of the
past. We are to have a little American
dictation for a while and see how that
works out It is a pity to se an artist
of the value of' Monsieur Muratore so
sturators is aerenaant today in an
action brought by ths United States dis
trict attorney charting him with vio
lation of the contract labor law ia bring
ing his valet. Ernest Petit, and Mrs.
Petit, to this country.
Ths famous French tenor was vigor
ously applauded when he appeared last
night as "Romeo", In Romeo sad Juliet.
Mary uarues joined in um applause.
Is Refused Aid of
Washington. Jan. 19. I. N. a)
Plans of Prohibition Commissioner
Haynes to concentrate deputy United
States marshals to assist "dry" agents
in the enforcement of the Volstead law
will not be approved by the department
of Justice, Attorney General Daugherty
Appropriations for the department of
justice are not sufficient, Daugherty
said, to permit the expenditure of money
to employ the additional marshals who
would be needed under the Haynes
Negro Confesses .
Theft of $500,000
- . .
Elkhart, Ind . Umn. . 19. ( U. , PJ Dan
Ingram, negro porter, .today confessed
participation in the . theft of a mail
pouch containing $300,000 from a -truck
en the platform of Elkhart station en
W-dnedy. Ingram implicated Georpe
E. Scrubba. 35, white, former convict
who had been .taken Into custody in con
nection with the mail robbery.
Colfax. Wash.. Jan. 19 An inter
locutory decree of divorce was granted
to Martha Pet Bateman of Pullman
against Arthur James Bateman.- formerly
of Columbia county. They have one son. '
a student st Washington State college.
Full man. In September. 2917. Bateman
was declared mentally Incompetent and
committed to Medical Lake. Mrs. Bate
man later had him taken to a private
sauitorium in Spokane, from, which hs
disappeared In 11$. He was located la
1930. living in Kreaao, CaL. under ths
assumed, name of E. A. Deau, and bad
married In 1919. This eriarriage waa
annulled, - Mrs. Bateman was awarded
193 acres of land In Columbia courty.
Last August a Walla Walla court de
clared Batemaa restored to mm tat com
Jury Allows $3750
For Death of Boy
. Dallas, Or.. Jan. 19. A Jury in circuit
court Wednesday night swarded $37V
damages to the estate, of Ch--Ura Wf
gant, against the j Oregon " Orovers'
Packing company.V The Welgat boy.
six years old, wu drowned when be fe'.i
into an open cesspool on the company's
property in this city last October.
Dublin Hall Is Seized
By Unemployed Army
By Charles K. MeCaaa
Dublin, Jan, 19. U. P.) Unemployed
men seized a meeting ball here last
night, formed a "volunteer army" of
four companies, raised the red flag and
refused to evacuate, despite orders from
the provisional government. About 120
took part in the demonstration
Retail Price Data
Washington. Jan. 19. L N. & A
report on retail price conditions In the
United States ss a basis for possible
action in federal or stats courts has
been made to Attorney General Daugh
erty byt William . J. Burns, chief of tie
boreau ot mvestlgatlon,' It ' waa offi
cially announced at the department ot
Says Congress Is ?v
U surping Authority .
Washington. Jan. 19. (L X. RV If '
congress Is going to usurp the authority
of ths Interstate commerce cbmmiastoei '
and fix railroad rates by legislstion. the .
commission might aa well Toe abolished. '
fcenator cummins (Rep.) of lows, chair-
man of the senate Interstate commerce'
committee, declared tn the senate dur
ing debate of the pending bill to fix
railroad mileage rates and make mileage ,
books hntercbsnsesble. , .'
Masked Men Kidnap
Salida. Colo, Jan. 19. L N. S- A .
sensational kidnaping was r eves It 4 hers . -today
wbea two crvanceltsts wbo have
been conducting a revival tn Salida re
ported to pottos that they were seized by '
masked armed men after their meeting t -last
night and carried la as sutotnobile
to the ton a of 8 wise-rale. 19 miles south, i'
The victims were ths Rev. J. W. Kra-' -mer
and his song leader. Ralph MTtnhell. "
both of Denver.
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