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PORTLAND, OREGON, MONDAY EVENING, AUGUST: 14, 1922.---SIXTEEN PAGES.
on Trains, and new
STANDS riVC OENTS
Man Called Britain's Greatest
Publisher Has Peaceful End;
ToxSc Ih roat Poisoning Cause ;
Powerful Unofficial; Figure.
London. .Ang.; 14. it S. Lord
Nerth-liffe- (Alfred Charles William
Harmsworth), the greatest publisher
Great Britain has ever produced, and
one of the moat powerful' unofficial
personages in England, died "this morn
ing at 1:03 o'clock- at his (town resi
dence in Carlton Gardens.! He. was
1 67 years old: on July) 15. . K
The end was peaceful. The widow
wai at the bedside. The official bul
letin! did not give the causa of death.
It ia. understood, however, that it was
caused by toxic poisoning from a
throat ailment. This poison impreg
nate the blood, affecting the vital or
gans,' principally the; heart- A pre
vious bulletin had stated that the mem
braneous lining of the "cavities of the
heart had become ; inflamed. Lord
Northellf fa was unconscious ' a great
deal of the time before hi si death.
The funeral wilt be held Tfbursday. '
Upon request of the deas of West
minster the services will bej conducted
in Westminster Abbey arid , will be
public, Following noon services, inter
ment, will be in St. Marylefeontf. ceme
AH the jfvenlnft newspajUre issued
extras on- Lord rjorthellf fe's death.
' A flood of condolence messages are
pouring in upn Lady Nortpicllffe, the
-widow, from high personages through
out the British Isles, j
- Lord Northcllffe's illness was of
comparatively brief duratioiu He, was
brought home from Switzerland to die
in his own home on his native soil.
Northcfliffe. Shortly! before he was
TO SEE CARAVAN
u , Pendleton- Aug. H.iknolng to j
come back here by rail at
time and -to 'visit La Grande, Baker
and other pastern Oregon) towns at
that time.rjthe. 1925 exposition caravan
eriy this memtng continued, its jour
ney to Condon and .-.'the.; interior, -refreshed
by a night's rest aiid a feeling
that thettv trip thus far, had served its
purpose. . ' I . . ' '
No set program haa "been 5 prepared
for the stop in Pendleton butt the mem
bers of " the caravan quickly got in
' touch with their-friends and acquaint
ances among the Pendleton business
men and , explained the purpose of their
visit. The trip thus far has been most
enjoyable," according : to the members
of the delegation. ,
WELCOMED AT WASCO
At Wasco, the first stop after The
: Dalles, Judge E. D. McKe welcomed
the trippers and in trod wed Mayor
Baker, who gave the -message of the
caravan to the people of that neighbor
hood, explaining the hecessilty of i com
ing before the voters of the pntire state
with a measure that fwill tax only the
property of Portland.; '
The party reached Arlington for din
ner and after the meal a. delegation of
representative cJtlsens "of the comnua-i
ity drove with-the caravan several
miles beyond the city. Gecjrge Berry
representing' the mayor of-tjie city, of
flcially-welcomed .the party and Mayor
;Baker again gf-ve.a brief "talk . " J:
' MEXOXS ABS EvOTE ; -'y,
"Just before the party reached Board
man the tourists 'were shunted off on a
road through -the dry sage brush des
ert to give them a greater appreciation
f their sudden emerging into the dis
trict of green fields and 1 prosperous
: farms surrounding the little (town. -Here
(Continued on Ps Two. Column Sip.
Gets Good Results
As a result of the coast-wide drive
against the smuggling of drags from
the Orient. the narcotic situation on
the Pacific coast haa improved greatly,
accordingto a- communication received
from Washington, D. c, by tr. Joseph
A. LinvlUe, director of the dry forces
. in Oregon. ' ..
.-", The report shows ; that seizures at
other Pacific coast ports pave been
about as large as here and at Astoria.
Within the past few- months about
; $200,000 worth of drugs -1 Stave been
seised from ships entering : he Colum
bia river. - - : i .-
Dr. Llnville was, also advised that
under the new - Jones-Miller antl-nar-cotle
law th captain of a ' vessel : Is
subject to a fine of $25 foe etvery ounce
of narcotics found on his steamer. If
the fine Is not paid the government
mar withhold clearance of ttie steamer.
; Finished to Keasey
..I Construction of the Portland, As
toria & Pacific i railway . through to
- Keasey, the final station on the Jin
before the timber tract of the Oregon
American Timber company fs reached,
r was made today, according to reports
received by W. F. Turner., president
of the S. P. .S. system lines. Laying
of a' small amount of rail will, bring
the line into contact with" the section
"' of rail line laid Into the timber by the
Keith Interests. Residents of Vernonia
are planning a' jubilee about Septem-
her 1 to - celebrate - completion f . the
, P. A. P.-t -x .'vkHf; -g.
(Concluded on fire, Col&aui One)
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-' Albert Rice, 19, JJo. 483 Rodney av
enue, was run -over this morning: by a
three and one half ton . truck and it
barely broke his skip. ;!
: Patrolman Moblej-, who investigated.
Bays the youth must have-a body 'f
cast iron. One wheel ran over both of
his legs. He just'sajtup, looked around
and scratched himself, while the sur
prised driver, who tbfought him dead or
seriously hurt,' hardier believed his eyes.
The accident; happened when Rice
was riding his bicycle serosa Broadway
bridge. The, wheel of the cycle caught
in a street car track and he was
thrown directly In the path of a Wil
lamette Valley Transfer truck driven
by -John W. McGee, No. 819 Albina
avenue. ' - ,
Tacoma, AVash., Aug. 14. - The
Northcoast ' Limited, crack Northern
Pacific Railway train, was wrecked
shortly before 10 o'clock this morning
in Silver Bow canyon near Butte,
Mont, according to a special dispatch
to the Tacoma Times. -
Doctors and ' nurses have . been sent
to the scene of the wreck, the wire
One express messenger was killed
and several passengers were injured,
according to advice received by A.'D
Charlton, general passenger agent of
the Northern Pacific None o, the in
juries were serious.
The message received by Charlton
said that the. wreck was the result of
a head-on collision between the limited
and a freight train which resulted
when the engineer of- the freight over
looked his orders. !
The collision occurred about 9 a. m.
The injured were being taken to Butte.
Sheriff and Two
Others Killed in
;Idabel. ' Okla Aug. 14. -C P.
Sherif f Bud Felker and two other men
were killed - and ; two were5 seriously
wounded in gun fights here today with'
Clayton Thompson. 1 ," 4 '
killed , When he attempted to . arrest
Thompson, after John Riggs, Choctaw
Indian, had been shot to death.' Sheriff
Falker, answering a call for help, -ordered
Thompson to surrender' and was
shot down., ' ' "i ..' : i
Undersheriff Richard Jones shot
Thompson later - as. he was reaching
for his revolver and In a scuffle which
followed Jones also was wounded.
No More Eain This
Week, Is Forecast
Of Weather Bureau
Movements far to the east of the
storm area, which last week brought
rain to Portland and tbs.; Northwest,
have ended rainy weather for Oregon
and Washington this week, according
to the district weather office, which
reported generally fair weather in
prospect. . : - -A
the storm area off the British Co
lumbia, , Washington -and , Northern,
Oregon coasts. No rain . fell in ' the
Pacific coast states during- the; last 24
hours. Temperatures are expected to
remain about the same-for the next
few days '..-, - ' r
Million in Damages
Is Asked by Woman
T- Albany. N. T., Aug. 14. (U.- P.)
Action for damages of , Jl.000,000
against -Cornelius Vanderbitt Whitney
was insUtuted In Saratoga, county to
day by Evan Burrows Fontaine, who
claims viihitney is the father of her
.child. The complaint was one of the
shortest of its kind on record, contain
ing but five brief Darasrranha. ' The
first paragraph, sets -up tffat "an or
about, and between May 85, 1919, and
October 28, 1920." young- Whitney; "on
many and numerous occasions, asked
Miss Fontaine' to marry him and that
she did promise to marry him and the
date was fixed for October 31. 1920. I '
Scribe Shocked by; Stocking
.' :, . ' ' . t t H 8 c' ' at
German Beer Is Called Bad
. By Edna Ferber
" 1 Soted Short Stoty Writer. "
(Coprrisbt. 122. by United Prns)
Paris. Aug. 14. There is a myster
lous, baffling4 and widespread belief
among the laity that . if .one's Job is
that of -writing-'fiction, ene travels in
Europe (or anywhere else) for the pur
pose of obtaining a stock of ttnassorted
odds and ends known as inmpressions."
At least they seem .to ;be known to
everyone but writers as impresalona
Sometimes these things are called
local color. What these things are, or
how one is supposed to o about get
tins them Is something that has sever
been made clear to one f writing . per
son, at least. Everyone else seems
to be familiar with the meaning of
these words because everyone else says
to a writer who happens to be in
Karlsbad for the cure, or in Paris for
some clothes, or In Florence because
it's glorious, or la London to see some
plays: . -
v "Ah,, over here getting Impressions
or,' "here for 'the Inspiration, - what?
If one happens to be feeling savage,
meaely "no. , Still , I suppose that by
tapreasio-is are meatxt those things
Marion County Jurist Denies
Hall Counsel Right to Force
Man to Teit Which Candidate
for Governorship He Favored.
Salem. Aug.- 14. The Oregon pri
mary law protects the voter from those '
who would pry into the composition ,
of his ballot until it has been first'
shown that he had no legal right to
vote. Neither does it make any dif
ference as to whst reason might have
prompted a change of party -affiliation
at the polls or prior to the elec
tion date, so long. as that change was
made in. good faith.'! !
Judge Percy R. Kelly of the Marion
county circuit court so held this morn
ing in rebuking counsel for Charles
Hall for i their repeated . attempts to
wring from witnesses' in the Hall-Ol-eott
recount controversy t the name of
the' Republican 'gubernatorial candidate-
for whom they voted at the re
cent primary election.!
"With the contestsnt in this case
lies the burden of proof," Judge Kel
ly declared in reaffirming the position
of the court previously stated by Judge
Bingham, but, which had no apparent
effect on attorneys for Hail "-'There
must be at least a prima facie show
ing of Illegal voting fcefore any at
tempt is made to inquire how an elec
LITTLE PROGRESS MADE
Little if any progress was made in
the recount controversy which was re
turned " to the Marion county court
house thisi morning--after an absence
of a week' In Multnomah county, dur
ing which absence Governor Olcott's
primary plurality had been Increased
Only two witnesses of the list "of 70
i-.ade public last week were called to
the stand this morning.
First of these was Robert a.Mc Na-
mee, prominent St. Paul farmer. Mc
Namee,. under direct examination by
Attorney Collier, testified that he was
( Concluded on Put Two, Column Setcn)
ENDS IN FAILURE
Losses, Ag. 14. The cosfsrsnce on
EarepesT fmaaeet broke ap lis ally tkta
afternoos wtthost reaehlag jut agree,
neat. The Britlsli , eahlnet ka beea
called to deal with the delieats sitae,
tion. it Is likely another eoafereaee
will be arranged. '-
London, Aug. 14, (I. N. S. Indi
cations 'this afternoon were that the
inter-allied conference on Herman in
demnity was on the verge of at break
down. . The British, French and Bel
gian premiers met Just before noon?
but were unable to break downf the
deadlock. The TBritlsh cabinet was Im
mediately ; summoned into extraordi
nary session to consider the possibility
of fresh counter proposals. -; i '
'-The Central News circulated the re-
Uport that it had been officially advised
that the conference had collapsed. ? Sir
Edward Grigg. private secretary 'to
Premier Lloyd George,, refused to con
ffrm the report that the conference had
broken down, but admitted to Interna
tional News Service that the situation
was most grave. - i
At 1 :30 p. m. the secretary to Pre
mier Poincsre refused to admit the
conference had .broken down: It was
Jcnown. however, that some of the for
eign delegates were preparing to leave,
. There was every Indication that - the
meeting would officially end tonight in
a deadlock without any constructive
results. ;' - - . f -
The chief objections, of the British
were against; the French' demand that
the allies take over the Ruhr- basin.
' (Conclndad on Pass Two, Column On)
On Head j Injured
.' Gardone, iltaly, ' Aug. 14 (XJ.' P.)
Gabrielle d'Ahnunzio. poet-airman . of
Italy, was seriously Injured : in the
head today when he fell while walking
m his gardens. . . I
that stick In the mind after this whole
business of -traveling abroad has been
boiled down to a set form of memor
ies." So- then : if Irs impressions they
want here are a few things that, after
six months of 1S22 Europe will stand
out hard and clear ta , my memory,
long, long -after re forgotten the sun
set at Lake Como, the color of the sea
at JSiee: ths way the baroness shlrn
mied at Karlsbad, and the grand Eur
of Pilatus snow-covered In May.'
Impression E 1 The . shocking ' and
tragic stockings of the? dressmakers
mannequins in the 'Berlin. Vienna, and
Munich, establishments. The models
furnish their own' shoes and. 'stock
togs. The jgowaa In which they pa
raded for the benefit of the pros-fcet-ive
purchasers -were, charmingly and
artfully draped v things, smuggled
through : from Paris or copied from
Paris models. In these, the girls, toe
thin and .too pale even for these days
of slim pallor, undulated up and down.
And beneath the silk hem of the gown
one always saw stockings so. t-pltif ully
darned. : so - patched. ; so caught.- so
tUoaetadcd en Fin "CUirteea. Coionta o
Several Hundred National Con
vention Leaders From San
Francisco. Entertained? Sal
mon Bake,, Highway - Trip.
f Three' distinguished visitors in Port
land today. Lord Howard Shaw, M.
Henri Aubepin and John W. k pavis.
were unanimous in expressing an opin
ion that an era of more intimate and
friendly relations between the three
countries 1 which they represent, Eng
land; France and America, la now defi
nitely assured, ana each - visitor tooa
particular pride In potnting out those
individual things which supported this
opinion. t: 4 ,
Lord Shaw, one of the six judges of
appeal in the house of lords, and a
member of the Judicial, committee of
the privy council of the British em
pire, and John , W. Davis, formerly
United States senator from (West Vir
ginia, and later ambassador to the
Court of St. James, who was recently
elected president of the American Bar
association at the convention in San
Francisco, arrived in Portland at 11 :30
this morning on one of the regular
FRE5CH LEADER HERE
M.a 'Henri Aubepin, one of the lead
ing, members of the French Judiciary,
who: was a representative at the bar
association convention, arrived on the
first special train' which reached Port
land at 9 -.30.
Lord , Shaw is accompanied by his
daughter, Mrs. Vaughn Thompson, and
Mr. Davis by Mrs. John W. Davis.
Immediately after their arrival and
presentation to the reception commit
tee headed . by .Mr. and Mrs. Joseph
N. Teal, the : party departed for Lan
caster's camp, Columbia gorge, where
the Oregon - State Bar association will
entertain the delegates with a special
program and salmon bake.'
Several hundred delegates who at
tended the convention ih San Francisco
came this ?"nfcmlng on two 1 special
trains, one arriving here at 9 :30 and
the other at 11:10. As rapidly ks
parties could be organized under the
direction f a local . committee of at
torneys and Judges " headed fey Judge
Robert S. Bean of the federal court,
the visitors were taken to Lancaster
camp po the highway., vv ..
LAO? -jrOTKCLlfFE : ' t r
"r'Wheti informed "of the death tf Lord
Nerthcliffs, Lord Bhaw vpaueed in ls
expression of appreciation to me mem
bers - of ; the reception-' committee for
their kindness to . pay a tribute .to the
memory of the famous Journalist. Lord
and Had not yet learned of Lord North-
-t Concluded on Pass Two. Column .Tbrtv)
Vancouver, "Wash., Aug. 14. The last
hour surprise of the filing period came
when James O. Blair- filed for Justice
of the peace for Vancouver, as it was
believed Judge Vaughan would have a
clear field for reelection. Blair, who:
served - as county attorney from 1914
to 1318, .was candidate for superior'
Judge In 1920 and was defeated by
Judge Simpson by . a margin of - 65
votes. . The Justice in Vancouver-Is
also police Judge and draws pay from
the. city for work done in the police
court.: -i" ; -
Candidates for Justice and constable
In outatde precincts are not compelled
to file for' the primaries and It is usual
for voters to write in the .names, which
causes much, trouble, according to Dep
uty Auditor May K. Haack. as at
times several: men In a precinct will
receive one vote each.. The filing- fees
in Clarke county totaled over 11000
this year. .
C. MV Yoriacott, .
' Former Portland
Man, to Isit City
C' N. Wonacott of New Tork city,
formerly a business man in Portland,
is expected to arrive here Tuesday and
to spend several days in the city at
tending' to business. ... i !
Wonacott left Portland about four
years ago to become- -bead- of the : fi
nancial department of the Presbyterian
New Era movement. .After establish
ing that on a firm basks he allied him
self with financial and shipping inter
ests in New Tork. -He Is vice presi
dent of the Atlantic,; Gulf & West In
dies Steamship company and an offi
cer and -director in several other com
panies. Although not devoting all. his
time to church work, he still retains bis
connection with the New - Era1 move
ment. "! ':- -; f -fJ-i': .'.i.v;;-i-"-:-i- :
Pope Has Bad Cold;
Rome." Aug.' 14. Tjr.l P- Pope Plus
XI has contracted a cold. It was an
nouAced here today, and daily walks
of the supreme pontiff In the Vatican
gardens i. have been suspended dariagr
the heat wave. , . :
Australia-Spain; . -:
; In ,Tennis Finals
. Longwood Cricket Club, Boston. Aug.
14.- Australia will meet Spain in- the
Davis cup finals as Pat O'Hara Wood
defeated- Andre, Go be rt of - France here
today. The score was'2-S, S-.2, -t and
; : Fiihidly Hands-G
MEM BEFIS of the American Bar ; Association who- are - being entertained 'in Portland's
; hospitable way . "today. Above, group of barristers . as '.- they , arrived ; at . '..Union station
direct f rom r San Francisco, convention:" Below. left, John : W. : Davis, . former American
ambassador to the Court of St James and former:, senator, 'new' president.of ths:. American
association. Flight, - Lord Thomas " Shaw, member of the committee : on : appeals in the
house of lords, and his daughter, Mrs. Vaughn Thompson, inspiration for her father's, voi4
ume, Letters or lsobel. t
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I Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Coolidge, with
tfcei children,', traveling' companions
and a few Portland friends, set out
from the Hotel - Portland at 9 :30
o'clock this i morning for a liesurely
automobile trip over, the Columbia
river highway. ? ;
A group'" of curious Portland folk
gathered-- at .the. east, driveway to the
Jaotei to glimpse the. vice president as
he went: out and he nodded smilingly
right and left as he entered the wait
ing caa.1' Passersbyi" were 1 attracted
and a respectable crowd saw the- de
parture v . - - -.,', ;
Those taking- -the trip' besides 'the;
vice president and Mrs. Coolidge, were
John and Calvin Jr.. the two 'sons Mr,
and Mrs. Frank Stearns . of Boston,
close friends Of the Cooiidges ;'Mr. and
Mr a Wallace McCamant. Edgar i B.
Piper, J. E. Wheeler and a secret ser
vice man, .' - .
Clouda obscured- the sky; but" the air
Was clear, following the' rains of last
week, and the vice president -was bun
fled up enough so he would not mind
the , chill of the breeseH The -machines
toojf their time, stopping at the- scenic
spots, especially the waterfalls ' along
the , way. A light lunch was had at
the Columbia. Gorge hotel at noon, aft
er which; the party turned homeward.'
' The Cooiidges wQl be guests-at din
er tonight of Ernest W. ; HardyA No.
09 East 29th "street, who ;vas class
mate of the vice-president at -Amherst.
i Mr, Coolidge,' Portland's guest for
Sour days., with other members of his
party, was dclven about the city -Sunday
afternoon.- He expressed" himself
as delighted with the city, Its natural
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Asks Men1 ;
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f Leesborg, Va., Aug.' l.-fl. K.- &) -Secretary
of Agriculture Wallace, in an
address this afternoont - called ""-upon
both cidee In the mine and rail strikes
to cease their petty bickerings nd re
wme production. : . i . 4
. Wallace said Jhe "; farmers- of t-the
country lad borne altogether -the
heaviest burden of deflation," but. were
endeavoring- to , get relief by lawful
1 -PACIFIC COAST LEAOtrE t ""
i Xo: games today 7 teams traveling. .
. "(Two games today.)
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Party Shaken Up inl
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- Mrs. Calvin Coolidge, - wife, of , the
vice president, was a passenger in an
automobile driven by Judge r Wallace
McCamant, which ' encountered a mi
nor accident at Broadway and Larra
bed streets late Sunday. Mrs. ' Cool
idge;' as well as the other occupants of
the .. McCamant machine, were . but
slightly: shaken , up by r the ; Impact.
"'- Th driver of the autoroobile'. which.;'
collided with ; Judge McCanmnt's ' ma
chine -ahad not reported ; the . accident
liate Sunday night.! and was .unknown
to tne. police. , f j,:, - j.,. j ;
KMnfDMse S Win
FofrTime'Is f Denied
Los Angeles? Aug. 14. Defense In
the Ku ; Klux Klan ; trtalhere - won a
victory today when Judge' Houser over
ruled the motion of - the prosecution -to
postpone the trial a week to, await the
recovery of Nathan A. Baker, one. of
the .defendants.- ;
The trial..: according to the .ruling,
will proceed , against - the St- other r men
accused in .connection with the masked
raid on- Vngie wood, three months, ago;
In which, one .man was , klued. ; " ; ,s
Thia.4 action foBowed: t report of
Dr .Thomas 3. t prbison-r that -v Baker,
who fainted In .court Friday? -was Buffering-
from s, nervous breakdown, but
might, ..to ; hlsi opinion, recover suffi
ciently itoi appear tin, court ; next week.
Degipsef ennahv: ;
rticls Signed ?for ;
Fight on L'abor Day
? dhdcago. -Aug. '14.L N. S. The
pempsey-Brennan . heavyweight cham
pionship match "scheduled to take place
in Michigan City ion' Labor uday was
officially clinched iere" when the fight
era and their manageri met 'at a-hotel
and?: signed . rticles- . late -this - after-'
aoonic ii-. ?' !? i.--.-"i-2 v :, yi --.v-'' -
Forfeits were posted for 110. 000 each;
Promoteru Floyd. Fjtsslmmonvputi-ap
120,000 to- guarantee -.the show. -- '
11 fAutos Burned
- Medford. Aug.l.Ftre Whicn itoU,
lowed as loud explosion, at" :i0 o'clock
Sunday -& afternoon?-burned for . .; two
hours and gutted the brick Valley ga
rage, destroying the contents, with the
exception of six of the seven automo
biles on. the ground floor. Ten ears on
the second floor were lost.. Farmer
Bros owned the garage, .and the
building Is wned.by Berfc Anderson.
It is believed that the loss of 10,000,
exclusive of the. automobiles; Is cov
ered : by Insurance. V. The It burned
automobiles, privately owned, were es
timated to be worth 415.000. -'r-v. v, 'v
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Washington,. Aug.. 14.- (I. N.r-S.)
The ' coal strike will'- be' settled i by
Wednesday . and production begun- on a
large scale i Immediately, according to
confidential advices reaching govern'
ment i. officials' itodayi.it-'i,:','.- -'
: "Everything Mooks favorable for a
settlement within,' the next 48 hours
between the operators -and miners - at
the i.cieveiand conference," said a -telegram'
received today "by a, cabinet of
fleer.. .. !.,.-'.. '. . - , ' .. d ,
1 I i COAL MEET CALLED j
i -Wllkesbarre, Pa-, Aug. 14. I. N.l a)
Sub-committees of the - anthracite
miners 4 and - operators win meet In
Philadelphia,'' Wednesday,1; to renew
discussions of the differences that have
tied" -up hard coar-production since
April lr The date has been tentatively
set, but there will .be no change unless
President John L. Lewis of the mine
workers-requests lt, t ; -
unhihg in Tennis.
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West Side Courts. Forest Hills, L. I,
Aug. 4-QHlfe without undue incident
the ; first' day's . play In the, national
womea's tennis chsrapionship came to
a close today with all favorites remain
ing ' In the running. The list Includes
Mrs? Molia BJurstedt Mallory. playlng
through .champion ; Mrs. May Sutton
Bandy; who- topped them all -20 years
ago; Miss Leslie Bancroft and Miss
Edith Sigourney. both of Boston : Miss
Helen' Wills of San Francisco; Miss
Clare "Cassell of Elberon, f. J. ; Miss
Martha Bayard of Short Hills, K. J
and; Mrs. Marl on Z. Jessup of Wilm
ington, DeL ,. . ., - r ,
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ITJ; S. Gets Ready to .
, JMove.etriKe aviau
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, Washington Aug. 14.U.-P.)--Con-centratlon
- of the entire transconti
nental ah mail service in the 1 Far
Western states to move mail to the Pa
cific coast Is planned by the . pbstof flee
5epartment If transcontinental trans
portation -oydltlons gTOW much worse.
Second - Assistant Postmaster General
Henderson told the United Press today.
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Denver :Damaged: by
S e v e r e? -Windstorm
."Denver; . CoU ' Aug." 14. (U. ' P.)
Hundreds " of trees were damaged,
several email - outbuildings were de
molished and .one woman was slightly
Injured In ;a. severe windstorm' which
struck . Denver Sunday, afternoon. The
storm lasted only , a few' minutes, and
was' of" a" freakiah nature. ,-
COAL STRIKE MAY
END IN TWO DAYS
IV1AY BE HELD
S. P." Puts Embargo, on South
bound Crops and Growers -;
" Fear Loss Unless Conditions
" Clear Up; Outlook Gloomy,
Railroad paralysis crept into Qrej-on'
today, bringing With It .the prospect
that fruit grower of the Rogue river
valley and Southern Oregon might sus
tain heavy losses to this year's -production.
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fhta ttiNitonlnv vnditlon arose, to
day when the Southern y Pacific rail
road ; company dssued - an emoargot
against the nTpvMnlt of all perishable
goods and livestock over the Southern;
Pacific destined; for points beyond
rtoi-evlUe or Gerber. Cal. ' -
. Ct.u ntrplv Af th 'fruit CTOO.
now being picked In the Bonus ri-er :
valley, normauy moves taroum n.w,
southern gateways, the prospect was
discmiraging to Southern Pacific, of
ficials of Portland, who declared that
northern transcontinental rail lines had
already had as much traffic as they
desired to 1 handle.
LOADED CARS COME
,Te Southern Pacific officials - said
that Is the walkout of "Big Four
members provedf to be only flsreups
the embargo would be lifted again
within a few days. ! - -
Despite the report of .the Southern
Pacific that thef northern transconti
nental1 lines wouild be unable to han
dle their deliveries of fruit cars the
Northern Pacifle freight office said
the Northern Palflo was ready to ac
cept any business offered. .
W. . i Skinner.; vice president and -traffic
manager Of the S, P, & S., sye
teh lines, reported that a heavier delivery-of
loaded! cars was being re
ceived from the tEast by ths northern
lines and that this movement should
mean more empties r castbound
movement. . ' ','
Railroad managers and leaders or
the blg four" brotherhoods In this
district were positive today that there.,
would be no walkout of train or en
gine crews on Oregon and Washington-railroads
like those which have'
occurred. in the South. '
G. O. Barnhart, general chairman
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HARDING IN !iE'f
' STRIKE PARLEY
Washington. Aug. 14 Another con
ference, between president Harding and
the heads of t the nine railroad unions
not actually nl strike,' Including the
four brotherhoods, was -arrange .this
afternoon. ! -'. - -.
The union leaders will go to the
White "House at; a o'clock this evening
for what U expected will be the 'flnal
conference with the president. " "
"It is a mistake to say peace has
failed. said L. Ev Sheppard. chief of v
the Order, of 'Railway conductors,
"Mediation Is still on." . - '
The conference was . arranged by
Secretary: of . LlLbor Davis, - following
a long conference with the brotherhood
men; It ,1s understood the brotherhood
leaders -oquested the parley. ; . .
: Aeprestitatlves of railroad labor,
following the collapse of President:
Harding's; efforts to end - the rail
strike, are preparing. to place .the case
of: the striking shop men before con
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Warren 8. Stone, leader of the "Big '
Four brotherhoods, to whom the
strikers have entrusted their, strike,
said today that the railroad labor lead
ers might : take ithlsj "action tomorrow,
when the : house reconvenes after a ;
month's recess. ,, : -
Just what will be asked of congress
was -not revealed, but it is believed
the ' brotherhoods will, place Informa
tion ,; before congressional committees
tending to show, that motive power Is
fast deteriorating Into a dangerous con-,
dition and demand the strict enforce
ment of safety laws. The .brotherhoods
also probably will use this means of
placing before the country the views of
railway' labor, ; find thus seek public
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i The railway leaders went into 1 con-,
ference again today. -
Soft Drink King's '
L SonSujes'itb Stop -Paymient
Atlanta, GaT Aug. 14. (TJ.' P.)l
Charglng coercion, Walter T. Candler."
son of S. O.. Candler, "soft drink king,"
today entered suit in the Fulton county
superior court to - restrain Clyde K.
Byfleld. prominent Atlanta, automobile
man, from realising on a note for 23,
000..:? f --: - if t-.;- '..-' : " '
- Candler-claimed he was coerced by
Byfleld into giving him a check for
the amount. , which be afterward- ex
changed for a -note. ij -i? -H ' -',"
The restraining petition ' set forth
that following, a champagne party on
board a steamer bound for France In
July, Candler wandered into a state
room in which he found-Mrs. Byfleld.
Byfleld entered i a1 moment later and
demanded $25,000, Candler claimed. .
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Train Bombed; 20 -;
: Passengers Hurt
New iTork. Aug. ? 14. (U., ,P.)
Twenty ?Vomen ;and children were In
hospitals todayj vtetims of bombers
who hurled three charges of dynamite -against
a crowded excursion train on ,
the West Shore railrord near Little
Ferry, N. J. State police and rail
road 1 detectives ! are - looking for two :
mew in an automobile .observed near
the scene of the; bombing a. short time .
before the attack?-took place. '
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