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THE DALLES, OREGON, TUESDAY EVENING, JUNE 21, 1921.
MYSTERY OF 4
WASHINGTON BEGINS INVESTI
GATION TO DETERMINE FATE
ONE VESSEL REPORTED CAPTUR
ED BY OIL BURNING CHASER;
By United Pres
NEW YOKK. June Hi. The steam'
er-William O'Brien was today rev
vealed as one of the four American
vessels that have mysteriously disap
peared during the last several months.
This vessel started on a trip two
months ago when tho captain had a
dispute with the engineer, put hue!:
to port and got a new engineer.
The ship then sailed and has never
been, heard of since.
The grim side ot the story was re
vealed by tho department of com
merce, which announced today that
several bodies have been washed
ashoro noar Cape Hattcras, and that
the bodies may bo thoso of members
of the crews of the missing ships.
By Ralph F. Couch
(United Press Staff Correspondent)
WASHINGTON, Juno 21 Four de
partments' of tho federal government
today took up tho search for three
nursing 'American ships.
"Crews' whereabouts never report
The mystery of tho disappearance
of tho vessels was the more tcin
tnllzlng because it all happened a
.short distance from Washington
off? Cape Hatteras. On a calm sftt
spd in clear weather the ships dis
appeared, their crews going with
A fourth ship, a schooner, ran
ashoro in the vicinity of tho cape,
all sails set, her cargo untouched.
A lorio squawllng parrot was aboard
The parrot and a bottle containing
a hastily scribbled note were the
sole relics of the schooner the
Deering which piled up on the coast
January 31, Tho note said the Deer
ing had been captured by an oil
burning chaser and her crew and
captain made prisoners. William 15.
Wormcll, Portland, Maine, was cap
tain of the sailing vessel and his
daughter has been instrumental in
arousing officials to an investiga
tlon of the accident. Sho has made
an independent search the country
over for her father.
Another young woman was instru
mental with Miss Wormell in caus
ing an investigation. Sho is Miss
Barbara Bauer of Big Springs, Tex.,
who wrote tho coast guard here that
there might bo a connection between
the wrecking of tho Deering and the
disappearance of the Howitt, a steam
vessel which left Sabino, Texas, June
20, with a load of sulphur.
Miss Wormell has had the hand
writing on the note brought in from
(Continued on Pace 6.)
Soldier vs. Shipyarder Provokes
Arguments Over Impending Fight
PRO AND CON BATTLE RAGES OVER MERITS OF PRINCIPALS IN
INTERNATIONAL BOXING MATCH, BUT ALL SHOW DEFER.
ENCE WHEN FRENCH CHAMP APPEARS IN EXHIBITION.
By William Slavens McNutt
(United News Staff Correspondent)
MANHA&9BT, I,. I.. Juno 21. Car-
pentlor Is just an ordinary cheap prize
fighter," sa?d. tho cynic of the part;
angrily. "Whero do you get this stuff
that he's a gontloman and n hero and
all that rot?''
"He's a thoroughbred gontlenian,"
the Idealist Insisted indignantly.
"I hope ho knocks Dempsey kick
ing," the heated patriot chipped in. "I
want to soo tho soldier win over tho
"Vhats this?'' tho broad-minded In
quired scornfully, "a prize fight or a
flag waving contest?"
"He's a gentloman," tho Idealist in
sisted. "He's a bum I" said tho cynic.
"He's got a good war record," said
"Haw! Haw! Haw! Haw!" said the
The row began In a downtown res
taurant in New York. It continued in
the automobile that carried U3 to Man
basset and Carpentlcr's training camp.
Carpenter was a gentleman! Carpen
tier was not. A good American ought
to root for him to win because he was
a war hero! A good American ought
Bot -to give a bootlegger's opinion of
it revenue officer who won! Old friend,
ships were threatened. Fistcutfs were
g possibility. Five ordinarily sane
TIIIEU1 OR HIMt AVIATORS
HIGHWAY ENGINEERS TO SOLVE
DIFFICULT PROBLEM WITH
Cape Horn, the last barrier on the
Columbia Hiver highway, between Pen
dleton and Par land, is proving one of
tho toughest engineering nuts the
state highway department has had to
crack In tho construction of the cntiic
distance of the highway from Pendle
ton to Astoria, ("ape Horn stands high
over the highway, about 10 miles cast
of The Dalles. 1
Tho tracks of the O.AV. H. k. N. com
pany run directly parallel with thr
highway at this point, thus making
blasting operations exceedingly dan
gerous. Highway engineers first want
ed to make a cut through tho niottii
tain, through which the highway
would pass. To make such a cut, how
ever, considerable blasting would bo
necessary and the railroad company
protested against this method of pro
'It was then decided to construct a
tunnel beneath the cape at this point.
A tunnel shaft was started, but it was
soon found that the rock was not solid
enough to pcimit tunneling. Another
tunnel, at another spot on tho moun
tain, was started, with the same in
sults. And finally, after seeing that It wa-
Impossible, tho railroad company has
givon permission to the highway en
gineers to make a cut instead of tun
neling, according to Jay E. Peck, en
gineer in charge of the work.
Workmen arc now engaged In the
construction of this cut, which will be
approximately 1G0 feet deep. Several
large blasts havo already been set off,
hut oxtrcmo caution has been taken
and no damage has thus far been
It is anticipated that at least an
other month will bo required to com
plete the cut sufficiently to permit
PREiEBS OF EMPIRE
ANGLO-JAPANESE ALLIANCE IS
VITAL SUBJECT AT CON
FERENCE. By Ed L. Keen
(United Press Staff Correspondent)
LONDON, June 21 Premiers of
tho British Empire today began con
sultation on policies affecting -tho
welfare of all their dominions.
While Premier Lloyd Georgo iwas
believed to have struck tho keynote
in his address yesterday, tho prem
iers awaited further reports from
British officials touching on colon
Tho visiting officials showed great
interest in Lloyd George's state
ments, especially thoso touching on
the Japanese alliance and the prom
ise to consider any disarmament ap
peal made by tho tjnltcd States.
Tho statement believed t6
have a bearing on tho Anglo-Japanese
treaty, which expires shortly.
She premier declared, however, that
(Continued on TaEo 6.)
mon shouted and got mad at each oili
er. Then we reached Carpentler's camp.
We lowered our voices as tho car
drow up beforo a pretty llttlo iarr.i
house on tho country road. I don't
know why wo lowered our voices, but
A crowd of woll dressed men and
I women were lounging in the shade n!
trees lining tho lano leading back to
tho barn where tho Frenchman trains,
some stood In groups chatting, Every
one spoke in a low voice. Whispers
were tho order of the afternoon. We
stood around with tho others and talk
ed In whispers. Occasionally vo look
ed at the house In the hope oi seeing
Tho argument was over. We wore
all lmpicsscd. I don't know why, but
wo were. Wo behaved in tho manner
of peoplo at face with greatness or
tragedy. Every man in that party U
accustomed to interviewing the great
men of the world without bolng in anv
way awed. Yet we were awod. AS'e
talked and Joked In low tones. There
was Infinitely more deforenco shown
than when a slm.llar crowd of news
papermen are waiting on tho Pres-1.
'dent of the United States at some
"It's like a country funeral," said.
the broad-minded man, "A few clone
friends In the house, with tho corpse.
(Continued on Pace 2.)
WAT IN TESTS
UNDERSEA3 FIGHTER SUNK, AF
TER SECOND ATTACK; 12
2 DIRECT HITS MADE
ARMY PLANES HELD IN RESERVE
BUT WERE NOT
Ill- United Prcsa ,
NORFOLK, Va Juno a 1. Naval
plane NO-7 eaugh' Tire over the Mid
dlesround llnhl house, Hampton Roads
Tho crew of seven men was rescued
by a tug.
The chief radio operator stuck to
the plane and was rescued by E. .1.
Applogato of tho tug, who swam to
'ho plane lor the unconscious man.
The naval piano was on its way to
take part In the bombing tests otr
Tho NC-7 can led bombs but fuses
had been fixed to prevent an explo
HAMPTON' ROADS, Va., June 2t.-
The ex-German submarine IM17 was
today sunk by naval planes GO miles
off Hampton roads', In air maneuvers.
Tho attempt was maUo to establish
superiority of air fighters over wator
fighters for defense and offense
Twenty-four naval planes were uset
and army planes were held in reserve.
Tho submarine sank after two at
tacks, during which 12 bombs were
dropped. One direct, hit was made dur
ing tho first attack and another hit
during tho second attack, sinking the
.Six minutes after tho second bomb
struck tho vessel she listed and the
conning tower disappeared.
Colonel Culver, In an army plane,
crashed into the sea with his observe1.
Both men were rescued uninjured.
A large number of planes were used
In the maneuvers and considerable
interest was manifested in tho tests,
as the efficiency of tho naval plane
has been disputed.
By A. L. Bradford
'United Press Staff Oorro pendent)
ON BOARD U. S. S. HENDERSON.
OFF HAMPTON ROADS, Va., Juno
21. "Tho navy that swims" and "tho
navy that Mies" wore sot for thole
first test of strength today. Fifty
miles olf Capo Charles lightship lies
(Continued on 1-hko t.)
WATERS SWEEP AWAY IIUN.
DREDS OF LIGHTLY CON
Ily United Press
TOKIO, Juno 21 --Ton-Hie floods
are weeping largi aroas in Japan.
Dcatli lists today approached 200.
Entire villages wens submerged un
der 10 feet of wator In tho Hlta dis
trict. At Kyusha more than (100
houses wore washed away.
Heavy rains caused the floods. Tin
district of Kyusha was inundated so
quickly that thousands had nanow
escapes. At least 180 persons drown
Tho flood quickly rwopt hundreds
of lightly constructed dwellings into
tho torrent wliuio they collapsed and
wore carried out to sea in a mass
Bridges were toin out and swopt
In tho Hita district tho waters
spread moio slowly, filling the
streets of many vlllag'.-s, some .if
thorn to a depth of 15 feet. Twenty
three villages wore known to hu undo.-
water, their Inhabitants taking
to boats, some living precarloualv In
tree and others clinging n roofs
of cottages which threatened momen
tarily to leave tholr foundations.
Near Hukuoka, a city of almcRt
100,000 persons, great damao wn.
done. BUTTER MAKERS CHARGED
1 By United Pres
WASHINGTON, Juno 21.--lVoflta
as high as 36 percont are common
In the manufacture of creamery hut
ter and canned ovaporated milk, the
federal trade commission Monday re
ported to congress. Tho report was
based on a nation-wide survey of
milk products. Many manufacturers
of butter and canned milk do a
business of $5,000,000 yearly, the
report said Unfair practices ait)
01 I JAPAN
For Musical Seal
Mill crook's new inhabitant, the seat
wi.h the musical volco, is having ;
hot time of it nowadays, accordlni
to John Chambers, who Uvea near Hi
section of the tirook that the seal ha
adopted for a home.
Apparently believing that the seal'
hldo is valuable, a number of smal
boys, armed with .22 caliber rifle.
have been keeping wateli on the creo'
bank and taking a shot at Mr. Sea
whenever he ventured to poke his
nose above tho surface for air at
cording to Chambers. So far tho'sOa
has managed to escape with his life
probably because ho Is so fat that at
ordinary .22 caliber bullet docs im
ponetrato far enough to reach a vita
spot. Tho only danger, in tho opinion
of Chambers, Is that the seal will ge
so much lead in liini that ho can't
come to tbo surtnee for air.
Chief of Police frank Heater ha
announced himself as the champion ol
Mill creek's-, amphibious guest, how
ever, and says that he will arrest nil
ooys found shooling along the creel
banks. This part of Mill creek Is In
side of the city limits and a ciij nr
dinanco forbids the discharge of I
The seal In question is a "hair" seal,
it is pointed out, and Is classed In the
same category as tho rattlesnake
and jackrabbit, in that science1 has
not jet found nny use for animals ol
his typo. Each year hair seals lollow
tho salmon run up the Columbia, de
stroying a largo number of fish.
FLEET IN PACIFIC
WESTERN IVJIT OF NAVY WILL
BE COMPOSED ENTIRELY
OF OIL BURNERS.
By Ra'ph H. Turner
(United News Staff Corrr-Kpondont)
WASHINGTON, June 21 By tho
new allocation of American war ves
sels, just announced by Secretary
Denby, America's largest and new
est battleships, the California and
Maryland, will bo assigned to tho
This is part of a now naval pol
icy which not only strengthens the
United States defense on tho west
coast by the addition of a now llrst
line battleship, but also incroases
tho tactlcul value of tho Pacific
Meet by making of it an homsgonous
oil burning Vorce. With all tho Pa
cific fleet burning oil, it will bo
capable of a wider cruising rndiii'i
and will contain more space for
guns, ammunition end supplies.
Under tho redistribution announc
ed by Denby, lour coal burning vos
jtels the New York, Texas, Wyoming
anil" Arkansas, will bo transferred
from tho Pacllic to the Atlantic.
Four oil burners, the Arizona, Ne
vada, Oklahoma and Maryland tiill
bo shifted from the Atlantic to Mil
Tho Maryland is not yet i"j.id for
active service, bill will havejier trl.jl
tests, Tuesday off Newport News
and is oxperted to join tli-i Pa oil I j
contingent, within a lev months.
With a normal displacement of ."2X00
tons, tho 'Maryland will bn the bug
est vessel tint.; lar ennuruetod lor
the American navy. Up.j-i ilio coin
pleUon of the California, mtw ii;ii'ei
construction al the AH - 1'tlanl navy
yard, this vessel, with i dltpkicr
inent of ;!!i,:ion ttuis, will also bo
coiuo part of tin- rncilio licet.
Thruu destroyer divisions, under
the new arrangement, will ho trans
lerrod gradually fiom tho Pacific to
Tho battleships of I ho two ll-jols,
after tjio exchange of vessels and
completion of the Caliloniia and
Maryland, will bo:
Atlantic Unci Pennsylvania (flag
ship of Admiral Hilary Jones, com
mandr of Atlantic fleet) Wyoming J
New York, Texas, Arkansas, Florida,
North Dakota and the Delaware.
Pacific fleet California (flagship
of Admiral E. W. Eboile, command
er of tho Pacific fleet) New Mex
ico, Idaho, Tennessee, Mississippi,
Maryland, Ailzonji, Oklahoma Anil
Thus, the Pacific battleships will
havo a combined displacement ol
273,000 tons, and tho total displace
ment of tho Atlantic droadnaushts
will be 109,225 tons.
Tho THiinasBee, in tho Pacific, Ins
a tonnage as groat as that of tho
Maryland, but tho latter will bo a
more modern Mi I p.
Tho battleship l.'tah, now in tho
Atlantic Meet, will be assigned as a
flagship of Vice Admiral Nlblack
commander of the American naval
loi ce in Kjiopean waters.
BANKRUPTCY OF ISLAND
Hy United Press
WASHINGTON. .Uno 21 A bill
Increasing the limit ot Indebtedness
of tho Hank of tho Philippines from
115,000,000 to 130,000,000 was passed
by the house Monday. Major Gen
eral Wood urged the passage of the
measuro In a cable to tho war de
partment, as being necessary to pre
vent the bankruptcy of tho Philip
JOHN M. LEWIS SERIOUS CON
TENDER FOR GOMPEHS'
FEELING IS INTENSE
OLD ORDER CHALLENGES NEW;
NO PRINCIPLES IN.
By Unll-il Pics'?
DENVER, June 21 The heated
campaigns til' John M. Lewis and
Samuel Gonipers for the presidency
of tho American Federation of La
bor have increased to tho intensity
of a quarrel.
Tho more conservative elements
:tro backing Gonipers, who has been
president for years. Young and
fighting delegates, such as miner.--,
and carpenters, aic backing Lewis.
Gonipers was defeated in ISO I by
i nilnu worker.
Lewis is tho man who put the
Illinois strike over in 1010. against
the opposition of the fedoral gov
ernment, llo Is more experienced
now, but Is still a fighter.
It Is a case of the old order challeng
ing the now. No great principle- is
Lewis is actively leading in the
fight for tho presidency:'
TODAY LONGEST OF YEAR
AND FIRST OF SUMMER
This is tho first day of summer,
and everyone will agree that it feals
liko it. It is also tho longest day of
the year, but one has to do sonui
intricate astronomical - mathemati- al
problems to determine the exact
split second which determines this
particular day to bo any longor than
yesterday was or tomorrow will be.
The sun rose at 4:21 this morning
and will sot, .If it follows schedule
at 7:11 this ovoning.
KING GEORGE WILL OPEN
By United Press
LONDON, June 21 Amidst the
greatest anxiety felt since tho war,
London today saw King George ami
Queen Mary depart for Belfast to
open tho Ulster parllaliiont.
Tho royal couple sue surroundo'l
by t ho heaviest guard in years. In
Ulster it regiment ol Irish guard.)
will protect their majesties.
01 KILLED IN
POLICLMLN AND MARINL STRIKE
PREAKERR HAVE GUN FIGHT
ny iinltoii I'ii-rm
PORTLAND, Juno 21. One man I
dead, two aro believed lo have been
wounded and live tiro In Jail today in
a result of a gun battle last ulglil lie
(ween alleged strikebreaking seamen
and policemen, at Llimloti.
Joint Darrt'll was killed. A bus drlv
er hauled eight men lo tho Shell oil
docks near Llnnlon anil then reported
lo thy police Ihal'tlmy woio plannlrij
mischief against the crew of the
tarker Cly or Reno.
Tho police Invest Igatod and wore
halted. A battln ensued over the
docks and (unrounding country. Two
of tliii men out-aped but uro believed
to have boon wounded. Tho police art
searching tho brush for them.
PORTLAND, June 21. --Seven men
aro now In Jail as a insult of the flgh1
between pollen and alleged striking
seamen at Llnnlon. Five men wero
arrested shortly lollowlntf tho raid
and two others weio Jallod tills morn
ing. Polictt aro Investigating and smirch
ing lor guns, believed to have buou
thrown away by robbers. In i mining
fiom llio scorn) of the tight.
CAMP MERRITT BUILDINGS
DESTROYED BY Flf.ii
Hy Unlti-d Now
.N'BW YORK, Jno 21 -Flro swoop
ing through the tinder-dry barracks
of Camp -Merrltt, long since abandon
ed by the army, Monday night, menac
ed tliti town of Dumont, N. J., and
caused Mayor Mooro of that place to
call on tho New York fire department
More than 2'io of the barracks had
been destroyed after two houn' pro
gress of tho fire.
ONE THIRD OP CHERRY
liW HAHVtd tu
ESTIMATE ON CAR SHIPMENTS
NOW PLACED UNDER
.Nine cars ol" cherrlei have already
been shipped from Tho I)allc3 to
eastern markets, and tour more are
being made ready today, according to
a statement by .1. II. Frazlor. man
ager of the Oregon Growers' Cooper
ative assoclal Ion.
Tho four cars now being loaded will
go to Chicago, Pittsburgh and Now
.York, two of them being consigned to
Chicago, Frazier said.
As tho picking progies-.es tluomUi
the oichards, tho association is cut
ting down Its forecast, made last
week, that nearly 50 cats would be
dispatched from The Dalles during
the season. The crop Is now about
one third harvested. Frazier said, and
it is now believed that between 30
and 10 cars will complete, the season's
shipments. A number of orchards have
jboen (cleancil out, and others arc fin
ishing today or tomorrow.
The first car shipped from Tho
Dalles to eastern auction markets will
bo sold tomorrow In Chicago, prob-
j alily beforo 0 o'clock, and the growers
are anxiously awaiting word of the
I pliers dial will bo realized.
About -It) people aro employed at
the cooperative warehouse in one
shirt. The work has been dolayed
somewhat by shortage of box shooks.
Of the. cars that will be sent this
season. 211 or 21 of lliem will contain
Royal Amies exclusively, Frazier said.
HAWLEY DIVORCE CASE
BEFORE SUPREME COURT
Hy United Press
ISAL1CM, Juno 21. Tho Wlllnrd
and Margaret Hawley divorce case,
appoalcd by lirs, Hawley of Oregon
City from tho lower court, is now be
iiii; heard In the supreme court here.
NEW VOLSTEAD ACT
SUPPLEMENTAL MEASURE UN
DESIRABLE IN PRESENT
By United Tress
WASHINGTON, Juno 21 Tho
houso rules committee today vlr
timlly decided to kill tho Volstead
supplement, prohibition bill In Its
present form, Chairman Campbell of
Kansas announced today.
"Tile coinniltteo docs not want the
bill in its present form to bo rushed
through congress, and It won't."
Campboll said, leplylng lo charges
that the committee had manned to
delay in an effort lo give tho chem
ical Industry a chance to present op
position. GENERAL DAWES DIRECTOR
OF FEDERAL BUDGET
lly United Prern
WASHINGTON, Juno 21. The
White Houso today announced that
President Harding lias named Charlon
G. Dawes of Chicago an diicctor ol
the budget Dawo-i i the man win
'spoke' hi;, mind In the hou ;o war
Regulations for Manufacture of
Beer Will Soon Be Promulgated
WHILE PROHIBITIONISTS ARE WRANGLING AMONG THEMSELVES
AMD NEW VOLSTEAD BILL IMPENDS, GOVERNMENT PLANS
PUTTING INTO EFFECT PALMER'S RULING.
ny John M, Glolssner
(Unlti'il Mown fjtnff t'oi ri!Hiiotidi.-nl)
WASHINGTON, Juno 21. Itegtih-
lions governing the in ' of beer n't
medicine will bo Issued shortly, nc
toidltu; to Secretary of tho Treasury
.Mellon, unless piohlbilloiiiHls can
agree among themselves and put
through cougiohH a law to forbid It.
Tho use of beer as medicine Is per
missible under a tilling handed down
by A. Mitchell Palmer, whon ho was
attorney general, which his successor:'
havo declined to invoke. Rut the Issuance-
of regulations which would
have put Palmei's tilling Into i-lfon
have been held up, llrst, until now of
ficials wero Installed In the bureau of
Internal lOMinue, and lately because
pmhlbitlonlsts asked It. It would bo
futile, they said, to permit t no man
ufacture of boor because ot tho Im
pending passauo ol the Volstead sup
The new Volstead bill, howevor, U
not yet paused, and i's proponent in
ami out ot congrtis, have houn wrang
ling among thomsolvos. Treasury dtt-
Ipartinent officials as a consenuoncu
am preparing to Issue the regulations
These would say under what condi
tions and In what quantities physi
cian might be permitted to have beer
Wawio II Wheeler of the Antl-Sa
loon league, E C Dluwlddlo. of the
National Tomperanco bureau, and
835 VOTES CAST IN SPIRITED CON
TEST FOR DIRECTORS MON
DAY. RESULTS KNOWN EARLY
TOTAL BALLOTING CONTRASTS
STRIKINGLY WITH 1920
In a spirited contest attracting wide
attention throughout the district, Ed
ward Kurt;: and 15. C. Malloy, wero
selected as directors for thrco year
terms at the school ejection held Mon
day. The total vote cast was 835. Kurtz
led with 500 votes, E. C. Malloy had
121. 1j. .1. Gates, 255. and John L.
The voting was at tho high school,
and no polling place In the general
election last Novombor did such 3
rushing business as did the one In
yesterday's llttlo affair. Beginning
about 5 o'clock, voters began coming
in streams, and a lino was lormed
reaching out into the hall, which was
never btoken until tho polls closed.
Af no lime during the dny did the
members of the olcctlon board have
much leisure, and In tho evening they
were lfopt going at top Bpoed. Fe-v
persons look more than a few sec
onds for voting, and as a result the
lino kept moving rapidly.
Tho now directors succeed J. D.
Kirk, retiring chairman of tho board
and W. F. Doak.
When friends of participants in tho
election saw that tho voting was
strong, they got busy, and numerous
automobiles wero pressed into service
hauling voters up the hill to the
Tl;o election count was put through
In good shnpo, and tho results wero
knoYn at lty olclock.i-There wero so
ninny votes cast that tho supply of tal
ly sheets ran out early, nnd a hurry-up
call had to bo mado for more.
The total voto cast v.-a3 a llttlo lcs
than half of tho possible vote for
school district No. 12. Tho registra
tion for Mils district is about 1864. Tho
district not only includes tho city, but
also Thompson's addition and Thrco
Mllo to tho east, tho south Dalles sec
tion, and west to Chenowilh, The vote
cast ycslorday, probably tho largest
over rolled up In a school election In
Wasco counly, contracts strikingly
with tho 21 votes mustered at the olec.
tion In 1920.
Ronton Mays was chairman of tho
election board, Mrs. A. W. Manches
ter, judge, and Mesdame3 B. F. Pil
lars, A. IC. Crosby and It. D. Maxon.
SALEM DIRECTORS ELECTED
Cy United Trees
ASTORIA. Juno 21. H. R. Hoofler,
candy manufacturer anil 13. E. Gray,
lormrr mayor, were today elected 'is
nieuiber:i of tho school board,
others, appealed beforo tho houso
rulut committee Monday to urge
prompt enactment of the autt-beor bill.
At tho same time, Representative
Campbell of Kansas, chairman of the
committee, allackod unnamed pio
hibitloiilsts tor threatening his politi
cal defeat because ho Insisted on hold
ing hearings on the bill. Its suppoif
ers wanted It passed without addi
'"I'll is la a f:co rountrj," said Camp
bell. "I thought I was acting wlsoly
In giving hoarings n refutable busl
ncB.t men to oppnsu oortalu provisions
of the bill. I did thl, and now find
that I and other members of the coin
niltteo have been throntonod with po
"This comos with poor grace from
men who recently have Liken up pro
hibition work itnd I do not tako kind
ly to criticism from man who are mak
ing a hulsnehs al prohibition."
Dluwlddlo, In appearing boforo tno
rules committee, urged immetllato
passage of the antl-bcer provision of
the bill, but objected to othor fea
tures. "I havo hold all along that we havo
no right to Ititurforu with any legiti
mate business that usos alcohol," he
said. "And I am not alone In this opin
ion "Unless the anti-beer bill Is passed
((.'uuttuued on Paye 'J.)