The Oregon daily journal. (Portland, Or.) 1902-1972, December 31, 1922, Page 1, Image 1

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Summary of ' Achievements in
. . Portland and Oregon Reveals
Volume .of Activity, Large.
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Advancement of Commonwealth
During Year Not Limited to
Material Development Alone.
a The passing year has been a pe
, : riod ; of -. progress In . the Oregon
country. , 4 Manifold development
has made for a better common
wealth. -. A summary of -achieve
ment as reviewed in detail, in sec
tions 10 and 11 of this Year's End
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. number of The Sunday Journal I
t accomplishments of v the twelve
. month' reflect the endeavors of a
busy people.
Take the timber and lumber in
, dustries, for example. In Oregon,
" which- ..contains one-fifth . of . the
i standing . timber In the United
I States, the 1922 cut exceeded. 3,000,-
: than 41 1ft AAA AAA was nranoMl
- A. payroll of $70,000,000 from these (
activities was distributed among J
4S OflA teArkcr. Thii 108 mlnml I
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i; - . is jniKiu.iuijm tuueu. 1
dertakings that the greatest re-1
7 turns came. A careful Analysis of
V . , 7 .7. . . V"- I
;. etc., ana ine uvwiock inausiry ' re-1
veals the enormous return' of 3313. I
'OA0OAA f m the tmV. r A SX AAA.AOO I
, bU"he Vhit crop was, worth more J p,? Wroni Lot Section 1. ye a
, thlrt ;$23.lD0d.00Os. .The , hay , Croplrair Comptxi lBeorporte Section I,
yielded $82,000,000, - Seven million
' boxes of, - apples : and 1 40.000,000
pounds of prunes are typical jof the j
, oouatirui jrruxt . yie ids, .
, "More than 7500 cars tl livestock
were " received at- the North 'Port
land yards during the year,; while
Mm 19,000.000 pounds; of wool that
- vregpn- to reuio lis aign pmce u
a wool growing state and Portland
its position as the Second largest
i States. The salmon pack along the
-Colontbja.rth!s year was from I to
in -per cent larger man xnac or jasi
: year, jthe 70.000.000 pounds of fish
producing i$7,$00,000,Vi .f ."'.'..' '
. The Tear has seen an .additional. IZ
' bullions invested - in- v -statewide hlgh-
- way system which .resulted iavS miles
.of pavement -290 miles' of -rock? and
gravet sunaong ana miles or mew:
rade.v.l''iL,' significant; 'finale ! to : the
, year'sroaa xork ws tt. , formal dedU '1
I cation , on a nursaay w last, weea or
-.the beautiful steel and concrete span
serosa 'the Willamette t Oregon City,
" oinit 'av a-ost os 5.ww,- wiucn is
the Coal major link in .the paved
rPaclfk: highway from the Columbia
. river- ot: the north t the California
" .line.-- T ' : l ' ;. V . -."i - r -
HTimo.JciEr'rRrr1 EjreaoT c; -f f "
mrmr nm f. . mvtih -,n.uuu.uuD Douniiu
' hydro-electrlo horsepower of which
iore than iO, 000,000 horsepower are
tributaries. Projects for the canalisa-
' , Hob of the Columbia are being pressed
before rcojiprress and : official i bodies
ot Oregon, Washington and- Idaho.
in tha miti,r nt nbmavw ftv,l.l
tnadfr Tdarked progress during 1S22 or Watt " Ianiels and Thomas Rich
The Portland Railway. Lirht h. Power arda and who is now m -the jail hos-
rompariy proceeded with the construe-
tion of its $10,000,000 project on the
upper Cjackantaa. The Paciflo Power
tc tight-company buUt an 800O horse-
, power plant on Hoo4 river and a hirh
nsa-er transmission a-vstem rrom Prt -
Tieia was Gompwxa py uw vuuwnw
Power Ugbt company. was siTea a
, preliminary permit Xor the construction
, ef. ?r.?:
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lRIGA.TIOX ' a - .v
A survey of the state shows SS Ir -
rlgation projects. Water is how up -
nlUwi 1 SfWl flnn ar aa Ilia total ir-
rirabia area -C the .tUM is petwean
3.000.000 and 4,000,000 acres.
The tourist came in larger numbers
in 1922. lured by the improved high
i: ways, to re 1 In the beauties ef Ore-
. tron'a mountains and seashore. Near
Jy i 00,000 people visited the 13 na
tional forests or Oregon and s.;,doj
people visited 'the six national forests
of V a shin rton. . i . ,
in the regstration -of motor vehi
cles an increae- of 20.000 is noted
in Oregon since 1917, the aggregate for
(Cosviel ea rs Four, Cima One) -
, High Spots in the
-. Oregon's agricultural yield for'
which la Included "a, 23,000,000. bushel- wheat crop, a 4.000O00. ton
hay crop, 7,000,000 boxes of apples
The state's timber harvest for. the
000 feet. The timber and - lumber
giving employment to 45,000 workers, who received an aggregate of
170,000,000 in wages. " - - "- -
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An additional f 12,000,000 was
tem this year; which was productive of S4 miles of pavement, 290
miles of rock and gravel surfacing and 336 miles of new grade.v r
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.The Port of Portland is first in the United States In lumber and
wool shipments, second In grain and flour and eighth in total volume
of freight tonnage. The port is, served, regularly by 43 steamship
lines, engaged in coastal, intercoastal and foreign trade. - The volume
of its foreign exports of the year was $45,475,373.
Portland invested 123,000,000 In . new. buildings during 1922, a
new high record. Of this sum $12,050,020 went Into the construction
of 3323 new residences, , .
-In the Industrial field" new and enlarged factories emphasize the
varied character of Portland's manufacturing and its increased vol-'
ume of output. " ' 1 " . " ' 1.
Oregon sends the highest percentage of her young people to col
lege of any state in the Union, while Portland leads all sister cities
in the percentage of her boys and girls enrolled in the public schools.'
And, too, Portland's public library records the largest per. capita cir
eolation of books of any library in the country; ..." ,-1 v
News Index
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Section 2. Fase'4.
Hughes' Proposal Pleases Brftaia Sectioa 1,
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rand fat . rtcbtias Pine Beeus Aaied Bee-
ta 1, rw I. . .-..
Hawley Bequests Inform ttnei oa
Section 1. Psm 1. ' : . -DomeaUo
OcuTioi la XiBe--SeeUe 1, Fas
UiBOMtpeUa Jtir - Km ; arid ' 6cU
FUr 3.1-
FoUmU Cum BtMoa
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Deaua tot jio.Tn-c0 U Put .
VVomaa TakM teiaao Seetioa X, - Tf I.
Thia Fines fol Hantiof Section 1, Vau 9.
lAitorU Comlrio, to Oianie SeeUonfJ,
Ltion, Chief SDcoat-Saotioa . 1. P 0.
Biseloe Aetiac siuor Seetioo' u Fuw 6.
jClty Aecoontm OriUclied eotlea 1, ?.
-SUbt ia Pii Section l, Pac .8.
Mother Indiete 3eoa 1, P( S.
Prowler Epe eetioa l. Pm 8,
Uim At Vtotattaa . Chszsed Sectio I, I
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" ?, Vart-ei4 VeeAwree
Sectioa 10. Pri 1-1
'''Sectioa'll. P
Seetien S, -Face 7.
Seetieei 4. Pesas 1-3.
Sectioa I. Pete 16
1 Reel eu.te-nd BntMius Seettoa s,' Pes 1.
I Mrket-SitfttMt s. nv.
i . . . . itadta
Todrt luao FToe-rma secu l. Pt 1
I Bandar Bed Deputaent Sectioa 2, Pee 8,
WeHhiorhood Hem
;8eetio 2, Pase-T.
I .rr'Seotwa 6, Paget 1-4.'
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; BeaUoB . Pee I S. ,
""E? f- Sportsj-- t 'Sv
Sectioa. 7,"-Ptt l-4r - ',
if o u ntmr ties "
Th Week i Soaietjr Seofioo; . 4. Pee 1-S.
Women' Club i Affaire Sectioa .4. Pace 4.
I Th. j, & Moaie -Section' s, .race 4
Amerieaa Teterene Sectioa Z. run
i rraterBal sioi , n t 4 ,
Bojt eaft. GirkSectioe 4, Pbc-j 4.
i - . Sectioa S ' Pace 1.
I New in pietar-aetioaS. Face S.
Tours. HaU Goerip ; Sectioa 3. Pace -Bias
Gardner Lttar4-8ectloa J. Paso .'
Section 8. ac 1-0.' " '
.Seetiea , Facta l-.-. . r
Div McKofii Reported
As Neafingl Collapse
C. B. McKoin, former mayor, of Mer
Rouge, who was arrested here on "Wednesday-
for the i liouiaiaisa 'authorities
on a charsre of -murder 4n" connection
pital here,: was " today reported to. be
on the verge r-couapse.
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, i ? eonaida limitation . f
I emaller sea arcraft. the S2 5.000.000
1 navy appropriations bin ' was passed
tby the senate this afternoon without
I o. ro vnt. nnw -n rn a raft.
ence. - e eenat than adjourned for
the New Tear holidays until Wednes-
Polish' Student Is
Sentenced to Death
Warsaw, Dec 30. (tT. P.) The art
student who assaesinated PresiJent
Naturowics; of Poland -was sentenced
to t
Year's Summary '' ; ; ;
1922 aggregated 1313, 000,000,' to
and- 40,600,000 pounds of prune.
year was more than 3,000.000,-
industry- produced 1110,000,000,
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invested In Oregon's highway sys
Few Changes, However, Were
Effected by Election Held
; Last November, 1 .
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,OXfj6fl Oregon wttl change faces on I
Mondayi January 1, under the letter of (
us law, though not in practice until 1
. . 1
Tuesday, all - with, the exception of
the governor-elect, who. will come Jn
With' the legislature just one week
later, ;: and congressmeA-elect,", whose
terms date from March 4.v But, In spite
of all the trouble, 'strife and : conten
tion of the recent election there will be
but few, changes In the official visage
after all in the governor's office,'- in
the Third congressional district; in the
public service commission and upon the
circuit bench ' here and there and la
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Starting at the head of the ballot as i
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U t,. nr r it..t ii, ! ior me ovennrow. or ids r cibu gov
was prmtd,JW, CHawIey jrtll con-1 -a.ta Mnini
niad , aa Mnma-.. .. nH-m 1
district since March 1..M0T. , m 1
Nick SInnott, Who first oualifled as I
cpngressman from tho Second-district i
in March. 191Z, goes back for another I
two-year term, but In the Talrd dls-
tncVC. McArthur, who: went, In
March ; 4. 1 1 JIB.- steps aside ' to resume
privata 1ar practice In Portland, while
EHton Watkips lays down his; practice
to step in. . . . : . , . , ; .
When the legislature has convened
on Monday January t, snd organhsed
end when the house has canvassed the
yote .cast for governor as the conatitu-
tion requires, t Governor-elect Pierce
will ,Uke his oath, of office and Gov-
emor Olcott will retire to private life:
Olcott has held1 high oublie office In
thai state since April '17, 1911.' when he
was . appointed . secretary of etate, by
uovernor Oswald West to Till the va
cancy caused by the death ef Frank W. j
Benson on April 14, three days before.
Jla was elected to the office at the i
general election of 1)12 and was re-
eiectea in i9ie. 5 He . was a candidate
for governor in the primary election
'of191g; bnf was defeated by James
n iwjrujmBe, wn sougm reeiecuon, xts
became governor by consututionai sue-
cession- on , March 4, - lSia, upon the
death -of Governor wahycombe. Gov-
ernor Olcott has not aa yet. made any
statement regarding his future plana-
Few men - in Oregon, have - had
longer ."period of practically - continu-i
ous connection with the publio life of!
. Coooclaawt e race Six,' Uciumn -vacl '
Xn.1 II "11 i d e"r In liir
Mer Rouge, La- Dec 30j(V. P.v-
-The calm before the StormT held sway
over Morehouse, pariah tonight after a
week of thrills. and excitement in eon-
necUon with the Mer Rouge Jpaob law"
casea . r ..-, 7 j -?- ,
.warnings pr tne inreatenea storm,
expected to break next week when The- Journal,' HaUock & Watson and
publio1 hearings will be held at Bas- the" Seattle Post-Intelligencer in con
trop, were brewing in conferences be- Junction with the national radio week
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aiaes ana . tea oral , omciaia m isew
- Rumors were current here tonight I
that the round up of persons alleged to j
fcf Watt Daniels and Thomas F. Rich
ards - would begin" before the hearings
start January 6.
The Ku KlUx Klan, according- to
announcement made in ?few Orleans
today, has corns to the aid of federal
and atata authorities in -their . invests
gation of the outrage and has.' also
etarted an-inquiry to f?rrt out mem -
bers of the Die responsible for the
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Governor-Elect Pierce and Leg
islature to Be Fraught With
Heavy Cargo at 40-Day Meet
Many Cross-Currents May Mud
dy Stream iReduction of fS tats
Taxes to Be Major-Subject.
The Oregon legislature, on -Monday,
January., will convene at Salem for
its 2d regular biennial session. :It
win Inaugurate a new governor and
launch on its four-year course a new
state administration. It will face and
solve,, or fail , to solve, legislative
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questions of supreme . importance to
the people of , the state generally and
the taxpayers particularly. ! It will
cover a 40-day . period more fraught
with political and legislative dyna
mite than any similar period in a de-
caoe. ir inaications point to Tacta
Politically, for politics guide and
mould legislation to a marked extent
in all assemblies, the coming, session
will start with the fuse burning. 'Re
publican by an overwhelming majority
though tt be, its personnel is split into
hidden factions resting on their arma
The new administration, befriended by
one, will front from its inaugural the
suspicious examination .or.- we otnsr.
waiting to attack if 'attack - would
spell good politics. . v-
The organization In the house - will
run potentially counter in interest and
sympathy to the control of the senate
and the control of the senate : will be
hostile to; the senate organisation, as
that i organization now seems about
to he.
And -the lobby? It Will be there in
large force and with, more insistance
than for years. .It will be a big sea'
ilon ; fori excitement and 'continuous
Whatbtr it will loom
large , In beneficial results, time and
analysis atone can ceii. t -
M A a h At t w A I m . SAV aa ; w S ait a a - S 49 .
shie lta reformatio Jf that Wy to
accomplished in the midst of ;all- the
cfo eurrenU of Selfishness and greed
(Concluded on Pace Sieves, CelaauOaa)
Fascisti; Discover -
Plot toflverthrdw;
Beds Are Crested
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covorea toaay.
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several cities arrested the alleged rlng-
leaders and captured arsenals of mu-
J .The headauarters of the conspirators
J was at Ancona, where five men were
I arrested and :th names- of i 2 nthara
I riven, to ths Policed Arma documents
land secret codes-were seised. - Further
t arrests ars expected. -.. -. i-
I At -Turin, Alfonso Xeonettt was ai
I ested. -At Trieste-a number of mem
I bers of the staff of Lavoratoro Com
nnlsta were arrested and charged with
I seeping arms ana ammunition in their
t resiaencesi ai :.esiQ ana Ban uio
vanni . the , Fascisti confiscated two
trunks containing hand grenades and
seised dynamite in the yard of the local
electric plants.
Man Dies in Police
Motorcycle Sidecar
John Karpi, 40. a timber faller,' died
in a noiico motorcvole aid -a- hi
tway to the city iall Saturdav nish
i fnysiciang pronouncea trie - cause of
j death as wood alcohol poisoning., Mo-
I torcycle Officer Finn was called to
1 the , Kverymin club. Second and
I Couch. where Karpl had slipped from
I e. bench and fell unconscious on the
floor. : Karpi has been- arrested many
times for being drunk, H lives at
ino. , i4tn street.
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JpW to; hime for Radio
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fTha Naa-affXalnes- Af 1 th Alj. VsAsx Aft ' Ihs
picifu , heralded' . to all
tnu,iJiSt8 6a tha orth Amer.
tcn continent by the sonorous tones of
j h Journal chimes. - -
i . This novel tv will be a feature of the
1 jfew Tear's eve r program arranged by
1 ceie oration.
The. Post-Intelligencer has charge
of the concerts Had io Week, and re
auested station KG (3 to make the
done because the local station hai the
best record for sustained lopg distance
transmission of any coast broadcasting
set, despite the fact it only uses a -60-
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At 10:13 o'clock the program will be
started . with : . t!r s , Betanson .Melodi-
Phiends fumishuir the. latest dance
, music. The 'broadcast will . be from
The Journal etu'.o.f The orchestr-.
J rate! as .er.e cf Fc. nd's- best, w. i
Delegates Protest Against Peace
Conference Considering , Any
Suggestions Made by America.
Stand Taken Ambassador Child
and "Associates There Merely
; in Capacity . of , Observers.
lAusanne, Dee. 80. The Turks today
demanded that the TJnlted States be
denied a voice in the XAusanne con-
rerenee. -
Rise . Konri Bey. Turkish - delegate.
filed with the sub-commission a - pro
test against considering any American
suggestions, v He declared that Ambas
sador Child and others from the United
States were here simply as observera '
It is understood that the protest re
ferred not only to Child's, statement
yesterday that Turkish amnesty does
not Include Christians deported and
those that fled from Turkey, but also
to the American project for an auton
omous Armenia presented today. .
With the' deadlock still in existence.
the conference came to a stop tonight.
Adjournment was ' taken tonight until
next Wednesday.-
Lord Curson Is going to Paris to con
fer with Premier Bonar Law and Premier-.
Po in care ' upon ;' German repara
tions. - - , , . -
Georges Tchltecherln, head of 'the
Russian delegation, issued a memor
andum proposing a ' special interna
tional conference ; to deal with the
question of minority ; populations in
ail -countries. -
In a memorandum forwarded to the
British delegates tonight the Turks re
iterated their demands that, Mosul be
reincorporated Into the -- Turkish do
main. . , t - -
While a reply from' Lord Curson is
not . expected before - Monday. - it - is
known thaf England doea not Intend
to hudge :ne inch dn. her deternuna'
tion to retain possession of the greet
oil fields that center around Mosul.
Ambassador .- Child. American - ob
server at the eenXarence, today sent a
strong plea to the Turks on . behalf "of
the refugees driven from Turkey, In
stating on behalf or the .- American
government that the property confis
cated from the refugees at the. time of
the expulsion . be -returned to . them.
Sheriff 's Arrest for
Iowa Booze; .Theft
; Shocks Community
. Des Moines, Iowa, Tec 30. CTJ. P.)
The government of Polk county was
rocked to its very foundations tonight
by -f the sensational arrest- of -Sheriff
Winfred E. Robb, preacher-hangman.
on " a .charge of illegally disposing of
confiscated liquor stored In the county
The obe Intothe theft of J the
liquor-' shortly after", midnight Thurs
day: became a bitter battler today bet
tween Robb and-County Jailer William
McMurray, who was fired by the sher
iff and whose two sons were arrested
by Robb on' a charge of complicity in
the nighiacking" ef Polk county.
ft A3 half dosen y indletments will be
returned : by the- , county grand jury;
next - week, , following . testimony of B.
J, Salzmant "trusty, . and J. B. .Mack
and OV L. Lacey, turnkeys, who ac
cording to' 'Robb admitted knowledge
of the robbery- and implicated at least
three other- men -in the theft of 47
cases of. liquor , carted ' away in two
automobiles from, the top, floor of the
Harding 1 Nominates
CokelfotU. S; Post
Washington, Dec. V. 80 s President
Harding today transmitted to the sen
ate the nomination of John, B. . Coke
to-be United. states" attorney for the
district of Oregon. - The president also
nominated Louis . W. . Thrailkill to be
postmaster at Boise,' Idaho, - and Guy
I. Towle to he postmaster at. Jerome,
play the old year out,' stopping only
for the; chimes. .
- Ray Beaapson and "his troupe "made
their debut, to the radio EWorld from
The Journal studio some time ago. The
program arranged by W, A; McDou
gall" of the: McDougall-Cohn Music'
company, was acclaimed by radio list
eners in all parts of the Pacific coast.
Mountain and Middle Western, states
as wsu as those in the Western Cana
dian . provinces as being the best ever
heard. The . number of reports from
this and other concerts put on by thi
orchestra total . several - hundred;, in
number. . ' .ro
. Members of 'this aggregation tars
Leu Foots, banjo and stringed,' in
strtrments; I F Eorchr, .- drummer
Vernon. I DeMar, saxophone " and
piano, and -s-Paul -Lamborcaux,- saxo
phone' and clarinet. . Bezanspn plays
tne piano and cornet.--. r , . ; ,
One of that features of the torches
tra's work is the liberal use of trap
effects In the musical score. - This is
dsns skllifuUy with the "Jesuit that a
very ptessirg tune is given. .;
1 : Lloyd George Reviews 1922 4
'' " Peace and Good wiijj onearth is stiil. the only
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-"Where does Peace stand f": '' ' I " , ' ,'" -.' :, , . "
Theweary angel is still on wing, for the waters have not yet 'sub
sided. She mayperhpst tind.a foothold in the great West, and,
Britain Is fairly safeVnot yet Ireland. But the 'continent of Europe,
is still swampy and insecure. . ',,. j-..-v .... . , ;-
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The year ends with .rumors of great American projects for. ad
vancing large sums of money to all and sundry la the hope of set
tling the- vexed 'question of German reparations. . .... If .the
lean is likely to materialize. Its projectors are wise in Imposing con
ditions that would afford them some chance of receiving payment of
moderate Interest in the lifetime of' this generation: NO PRUDENT
VOLCANO. ' i . .
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1 - The debate In the French chamber on reparations Is not encour-k
agingi;.":." x There 'Is no peace in this talk. It is a sinister
note ia' which to. end the. pacific music of H22 ; ' - ,
children. ...,:.-,, : r . .
'-Friends of , peace have solid ground for their rejoicing In contem
plation of the substantial ' reductions already, effected . in the naval
programs of the most-powerful maritime countries In the world -Britain,
the United States and Japan as a- direct result ot: the
Washington negotiations.: 'AMERICAN STATESMANSHIP HA
Ed Marshall of Umatilla Suffers
Broken Ribs,. Skull and Col- '
" , larbone In Auto Pjun'ge,,.-;
The Dalles,' Dec. 30.-Ed Marshall,
C8, wealthy" Umatilla county rancher,
was seriously. ' if. not fatally, injured
today west of the first tunnel of the
Deschutes river -on' the -Columbia river
highway,; when "his large , new- automobile-went
over the grade and was de
molished St the foot of a 60-foot embankment-'
Almost every -rib his skull
and his collarbone. are broken.
How long , he lay suffering no, one
knows, as he has been unable to talk.
He was discovered this evening by
Curt -Tom of The Dalies, who -operates
a ranch near Ruf us. ; Tom,' driving
along tn. th. downpour, saw the wreck
age and-1 investigated. Finding Mar
shan breathing, he- rushed him to . the
hospital here- ? - --is v
Marshall was en route to Portland
from Pendleton.-- .What caused tha ac
cident, has not been determined,- .
an automobile load of Pendleton
people is reported to have left Pendie
ten immediately on receipt of word -of
the accident and are speeding toward
The Dalies, ' t ' - ; -
' Marshall -is one of the 'most prom
inent residents' of Eastern Oregon and
was a director and Judge at the 1922
Round-up. An- owner of several of
the largest wheat ranches in Umatilla
county, Marshall has been prominent
in developing that section of the state.
His wife died several years ago. .
B.F, Irvine! Speaks
At Seattle Meeting
Seattle, Dec. 30. The Republican ad
ministration, ,, perceiving the public's
handwriting on the wall, is beginning
to attempt some of the things which
were . advocated . by the Democratic
adm inistration, said B. - F. Irvine of
Portland, editor of the Oregon Journal,
in the principal address before a large
audience at - the , King County Demo
cratic club's celebration today - of
Woodrow Wilson's birthday. The Rev.
Mark A. Matthews spoke the invoca
tion and Mayor Edwin J. Brown in.
troduced ' the speaker. ; :
Lad Turns in Bed;
-Bight Leg Broken
. 1 - -. . ' " . i. ii i , - -- ;-i !
When ..Robert Phillips Jr., son of
Dr.- Robert A. Phlllips,i turned over: in
bed - Saturday night about 10 o'clock
be broke -his right leg for the second
time within eight months. His' father,
a physician, was -unable to -determine
the cause of either break. iWhen it
first occurred ..the lad was walking on
the street and suddenly crumpled. He
Is now: at the Good Samaritan hoa
pitai. " , - : - -,
Fisher Named: State
Tax Commissioner
Salem, Dec 80. B. I Fisher was ap
pointed state tax commissioner by the
state .lax commission this ; afternoon,
succeedim? Frank A. Lovell., resigned.
The- appointment is effective January
yl and holds for four year. Fisher has
been- secretary to the tax commission
for-, three ; years. Prior to coming i to
Salem he was -for two terms count
assessor for Linn county. Lovell left
several days eso for - California for
the benef "ef tis healt'a-
Seven Former.' Ui S.vOf-ficfais
a ' -' t art1.' V'J -t '
Accuser. 01 ionsp iracy 1 to y
Defraud Governmsnt
Wahlngton,'M5ec 40. CU. P.) The
entire war camp construction program
of the Wilson administration-was se
verely arraigned here today In tha in
dictment : of seven former .high war
department officials by at special war
frauds grand Jury'' on charges of con
piracy 'to .defraud - the 'government-
The -accused- are ;-fi 'K:rf'i
Benedict Crowell,. former assistant
secretary of 1 war ' during the Wilson
administration ; WiUiam A. Starrett,
formerly a colonel in the ctuartermas
ter corps ; Clemens W. Londoff , . vice'
president, of the - Crowell-Lundof f-Ut
tie, company,; ahd general manager- e
tne ; Cleveland. . Construction. . company
shd- member- of : the emergency- can-
strucuon committee of the war depart
ment; Morton C Tuttle, general inan
ager - or : tne Abertnaw; , construction
company and: also a r member of the
construction committee : Clair Foster:
formerly with " the .Thonapson-Starrett
and George A, fuller vConstructioni
companies and during the war a major
in the engineer corps ; James A, Mesrs
general manager of the Fred T. Lej
company, who,1 was on the construction
committee, and John -H. McOibbons,
who merely was identified as a former
Irmember of the committee. . .
soma of those indicted served as "dol
las a year maut in the war department
during' the war. . - . , : -
Excessive charges were levied on the
government In the construction of more
than 00 s: structures, including-- war
camps, . hospitals,, fortifications, ware
houses and other' buildings, the Indict
ment chargea:-:--, '
Approximately 100 ""overt acts were
listed by 'the - grand ;: jury --- centering
around the activities of the war-time
emergency construction committee,
wnue exact i estimates were unob
tainable, the jury states that the de
fendants' alleged disregard of the law
calling for detailed bids- for all con
struction . work ' cost the government
1800,000. .
Construction contracts totalling ISO.
000,000 were let by the defendants after
the - armistice was signed . and up to
July 1. 1919. t Concerns favored bir tlie
eefendants were given a total ot III.
oou,oov worth - of these contracts, the
jury . charged. ; J . - -
w-, -
Three Balled When
Seattle "Auto Bus
Dives Off Trestle
Seattle. Dec sOufU.-P.J Two men
and a woman . were killed and another
man.: suffered -probable fatal injuries
when a municipal motor bus collided
with ' a touring car--, and", crashed
through , the -- wooden -railing of the
Wheeler street trestle at toth avenue
West, and West Wheeler street, at
o'clock tonight. ."" The motor -bus
plunged CO feet to the hard ground be
lOW. f' .". 3 . g
The dead : - - ' ' .
-Floyd N'.- Perry. Seattle, 21. years
old. driver of the bus.
' II. R. Harvey, address unknown;
Vnldetified woman. : -
The injured: - .
- William Crosaett, 42. 'foreman of
lumber company at Ballard. ' '
The woman killed was young, of me
dium height, with brown? hair. She
wore a blue silk cress.
Henry Albrecht. 18-year-old auto me
chanic, driver cf the touring ear. su
tained- a severe cat on his hand. He
said that the bus was speeding,
oid .otner wi ureases, ' ' -
David Lloyd George Summarizes
the Years Progress in the
Direction of Peace. , : ,
War: Madness of: an Earlier
Period Gives Way to a Calmer
Consideration ,6f. , Problems.
(Oopyriaht, 12, by United Featars 6ra4i-
. -. . . eate.)
(Conrilcht V la Great Britain er : Ziaaden
. unromcie. i ;
(Ceprriht la Anttralaaia by Aastraliaa Trea
.1... AMMna.ion. ff
Ezehtarn World Biihta Bald bT TJnited Foatar
BepfOdaettoa to "W hole nr ia Part Prohibited.
au jusnt iieaii iiu, - ;
By Riglit, Honorable David ;
ULoyd George, O. M., JM. P
i ' atmaer jsnuan x-nmer. i
London, Dec: 80. The year 1132
witnessed a' genuine struggle on the
part 1 ef the, nations - to' establish
peace c conditions
in the) ' w orl d.
Duriag 1919, 1920
and lsSlhe
tarantella' was
still in their
blood. The mad
war dance was
j stfll quivering In
their limbs, and
they could not
rest.. The crackle
of musket we s
J Incessant and
maue needful , repose ( , Impossible.
There' was hot a country in) Europe
or A8ia whose troops were not firing:
shots. in anger at some external or
Internal foe. . America rang down
the fire curtain until this hysterical
frenry had ."burnt itself Out, . ,
Was shev right? ..Vi.-'".
"It, is too early yet to give the an-
unheard" ---many witnessing years
whose evidence is relevant have not
yet entered the box. It will, there
fore he some time before the ver
dict Df. history as to her attitude
can" be delivered.; "-:. ; . ,
A MAD WORLD t ' . J ;
Bdts 1922' testifies to many- strik
ing symptoms of recovering sanity
on the .part ,of the tortured, conti
nents. Before 1122 you had every
where the Qtierulity fcf '"the", over
strained nerve; .the slightest offense
or misunderstanding, however un
intentional, provoked -. a quarrel.
And alpSost, every1 quarref was f ol
lowed.bjrj a ihlow!, . It was a mad
world to; live in.- The shrieks cf
clawing nations rent the European
night and made j. it hideous. One
distinguished general declared that
at one period I.thlriTc It was the
year 19 20, there were SO wars, great
and- small, proceedings simultan
eously. . v . ' .-. .
,Who was to blame? , . :J-
"' Everybody and nobody. Usnkind
had Just passed through the most nerve
shattering: experience in all Its rack
ing history, and was not responsible
for its actions. Sillions of younz men
had ;for years marched through such
a pitiless nun of terror as had not been
conceived except in Milton's descrip
tion of the battle scenes when fallen'
angels z were ' driven headlong to the
oeep. -' And;-when the Angel of Peace
led"- the -nations cut from the ' rates
of hell,-no wonder it took them years
ta; recover slght and. sanity, .
- Kmeteen Hundred . and Twenty-two
was a .-year of ' restored -composure.
The outward visible sign was seen in
the changed character of the inisrr a
t!cnat conferences held during the year.
The ultimatum kind of.conference gave
Thei -old method Insisted upon by
French statesmen was to harcrae-r cut
demands on a conferencs: anv-ll -1
snd them in the form of an ultteattii
(CoodaOfd w Pace Two, Cnleta Cm)
Year-& dayv The Journal
will re strict its day edi
tions to tw&: The. "Pizu."
or'Btilletiii. News" and
one"City" edition. This
is in accord with its holi
day custom, in order fiat
Journal ,wo r 1c e r s r f5zy
have as much of . the day
to themselves aspossills.